Category Archives: Laemmlen Family

Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen 20 September 1930 – 18 November 2019

Today my Dear Dad was laid to rest in the Reedley Cemetery.  Five weeks ago he suffered a massive stroke which left him with very little capacity to move or function, although his mind was alert.  He was not able … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Hands

I loved my Grandma Elsa’s hands.  They never stopped moving.  She stitched, she quilted, she appliqued, she crocheted, she knitted and when she just sat she twirled her thumbs. In the winter months she stemmed raisins from their vineyards and … Continue reading

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Rudolf Laemmlen Obituary October 1992

Rudolf Laemmlen   (13 July 1899-7 October 1992) REEDLEY– Services for Rudolf Laemmlen, 93, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at First Mennonite Church. Mr Laemmlen died Wednesday.  He was a farmer. Surviving are four sons, Arthur and Henry, both … Continue reading

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Johann “Christian” Laemmlen Shoemaker in Brackenheim, b. 30 July 1754

Today is the birth day of my 4th Great-grandfather, Johann “Christian” Laemmlen.  He was the son of Daniel Laemmlen of Winnenden and Christina Margaretha Byrich of Brackenheim. Christian (age 30) was married first to Anna Maria Fessenbeck (age 37) from … Continue reading

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Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen Memorial Service, 9 June 1988, First Mennonite Church

Grandma Elsa Schaefer was born 30 March 1895 in Grossgartach.  She married Rudolf Laemmlen in September 1929, and they emigrated to America shortly after.  They settled in central California where they raised their 4 boys on a fruit farm.  Elsa … Continue reading

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Johannes Schäfer, b. 2 June 1794, Lehnenberg, Germany

June 2nd fell on a Monday in 1974, when my 3rd Great-grandpa, Johannes Schäfer was born in Lehnenberg, Germany.   He was the 10th and last child of Johann Ulrich Schäfer and Rosina Rommel of Lehnenberg.  Their first child was a … Continue reading

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Johann Leonhard Schott b. 5 May 1802, Grossgartach

Johann Leonhard Schott, my 3rd Great-grandfather, was born 5 May 1802 in Grossgartach. Ann Laemmlen < Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen < Rudolf Laemmlen < Caroline Christiane Schott < Leonhard Heinrich Schott < Johann Leonhard Schott Below is the 10 October 1833 … Continue reading

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