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Fred Edward Emken

Male 1907 - 1989


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  • Name  Fred Edward Emken  [1, 2
    Born  27 Oct 1907  Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Obituary  Jan 1989  Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    an unknown Nebraska newspaper; republished at Find A Grave (web site) 
    • Funeral Services were held 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 13, 1989, at the Aurora Christian Church. Interment was held in the Aurora Cemetery.

      Fred Edward Emken, the son of Heio and Annie (Egge) Emken, was born at Aurora, Nebraska, on October 27, 1907, and passed away at Aurora, Nebraska, on January 9, 1989, at the age of 81 years, 2 months, and 12 days.

      He attended District #6 rural school.

      On September 1, 1935, he was united in marriage to Helen Thompson at Aurora.

      He farmed near Aurora, Hampton, and Phillips, and in 1949, they moved to Giltner where he continued farming, until 1975, when he retired and moved to Aurora. For the past 20 months he had resided at the Hamilton Manor in Aurora.

      Fred was a member of the Christian Church in Aurora, and was also a member of the Federal Land Bank Board, and the Giltner Elevator Co-op board.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, John and Edwin, and sisters Kathryn Mersch and Velma Arnold.

      Those who remain to cherish his memory are his wife Helen, of Aurora; one son, Rodale, of Holdrege and one daughter, Jean Taylor, of Mulberry, Florida; and 5 grandchildren.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Name: Fred E. Emken; SSN: 506-46-1068; Last Residence: 68818 Aurora, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States of America; Born: 28 October 1907; Died: 9 January 1989; State (Year) SSN issued: Nebraska (1955)
    Died  9 Jan 1989  Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried  13 Jan 1989  Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I56927  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Helen Alberta Thompson,   b. 17 May 1914, Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 2004, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Sep 1935  Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Issue 
    • There were two children from this marriage.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Find A Grave Memorials# 34795551 & 9340957  [1
    • Their grave is at the Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska, Plot: Section 16, Lot 155; memorials provided courtesy of Tracy Turner and Don. The epitaph on the stone is: "Emken. Fred E., October 27, 1907 - January 9, 1989. Helen A., May 17, 1914 - August 19, 2004"

      A headstone photograph was available online at the Find A Grave web site as of September 2012
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F22964  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S7780] Emken, Fred Edward - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown Nebraska newspaper, January 1989; Nebraska; republished at Find A Grave (web site)) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).