Moved to Carroll Co.Iowa at age of 3 (1879), then in 1881 moved to Lake Co. SD. later moved to Salem with Louisa and purchased a home after retiring from farming.
"The winter of 1880-81 was one of the most severe winters in Dakota history. Railroad traffic to Salem (& other points in the territory was tied up by snow. Then in March, damaging floods ripped through river towns destroying bridges, RR tracks, cities & towns." (Reported in Salem Special nov 12, 1998, as the "Register" of March 1881 had to resort to printing on cloth, as the shipment of paper had not arrived from St. paul)
ATTENDED RITES FOR LOUIS J. LUNDERS (Salem Special) -
Relatives and friends attending the funeral of Louis J. Lunders here on Tuesday. July 13, were: Miss Faye Deters, St., Paul, Minnesota; Mrs. Dale Spicer, Canistota; Mr. and Mrs. Jake Lunders, Mark and James Lunders, Simon Schoeberl, Hoven: Mr, and Mrs. Ted Lunders, Sheldon. Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Francis Lunders and Mrs. Lloyd Stent, Mitchell: Mr. and Mrs. John Schallion, Huron; Mrs. Mary Krier and Nick, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jarding, Mr. And Mrs. Casper Leitheiser and Lee Steichen. Emery; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Paweltzki, Bridgewater; Felix Kayser and daughter, Rita, Mrs. Bernadette Krier and daughter, Alexandria; Mr., and Mrs. George Clawson, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Krantz, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Krantz, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Essen. Mr. and Mrs. John Gassman, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Schimtz, Mr and Mrs. Everett Neises, Mrs. Nick Reichling, Mr. and Mrs. John Reichling, Herman Schueller, Mrs. Willard Nonnan, Howard; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zens, Epiphany; Mrs. William Miller, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Schoeberl, Colman; Mr. and Mrs. William Bies, Wentworth; Mr. And Mrs. Roy Carmody. Ramona: Mrs. Mary Steichen, Mrs., Mary Colling, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gelles, Remsen, Iowa; Mrs. Sophia Deiterman, Le Mars. Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gassman, Clear Lake. Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Art Schueller, Dawson, Minnesota; Mr, and Mrs. Maurice Huls and Lowell, Ted Bies. Sioux Falls; Mrs. Emil Puthoff, Humboldt; Mrs. Leo Gaspar and Mrs. Martin McAreavey, Montrose.
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