The Story of Harry and Belva Lemke

by Edna Hathorne
Harry Lemke
BIRTH:31 Jul 1905 - Plover, Marathon, WI
DEATH:09 Jul 1985 - Wausau, Marathon, WI
BURIAL:1985 - Wausau, Marathon County, WI

Harry was married 10 Oct 1941 in Wausau, Marathon, WI to:

Belva Kalvestrand
BIRTH:26 Feb 1907 - Avalanche (rural), Vernon, WI
DEATH:22 Jan 1998 - Tomah, Monroe, WI
BURIAL:26 Jan 1998 - Wausau, Marathon, WI
Harry Lemke, born in 1905, moved to 809 Henrietta Street in Wausau with his parents Carl and Anna Lemke when he was about 20 years old. He worked as a mechanic and tire man at a tire shop for many years. Carl died in 1934. Harry met Belva Kalvastrand and they were married in 1940. They kept his mother, Anna, with them and took care of her until she died in 1945.

Harry worked as a janitor at Zion Lutheran Church for many years. They had no children and were always interested in all the nieces and nephews in the family. Harry died in 1985 and as of 1993 Belva still lived in the house at 809 Henrietta Street, Wausau, WI.

Last update: May 4, 2022