Monday, June 16, 2014

Lorena Ida Griepentrog - July 1917

Lorena Ida Griepentrog - July 1917
Lorena Ida Griepentrog - July 1917

Postmark: Monroe, Nebr 1917, 26 5PM 
Mrs Wm Brunken
Meno, Okla
R.F.D
 
July 25, 17
Dear Sister,
We are all well   hope you are the same.  Celia named her boy Milton Frank
we were over there last Sunday.  They stacked oats today
seems to be pretty good   Baby was seven weeks old when we took this
Sister Lucy
Lorena Ida Griepentrog - July 1917
Lorena Ida Griepentrog - July 1917

Lucy is Lucia Bertha (Petersen) Griepentrog. The baby in the picture is Lucia's daughter, Lorena Ida Griepentrog, who was born 11 May 1917 and was about 7 weeks old at the time this card was written, 25 July 1917.  Lucy's husband, William Albert Griepentrog, had died two months earlier, 02 May 1917.

Cecelia Margaret (Petersen) Weber's son, Milton Frank Weber, was born 29 Jun 1917 and was about one month old at the time this card was sent.