JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Henry Clarence Lemke

Henry C. Lemke, 83, of RFD 1, Urbana died at 5:45 a.m. today in 
American Manor Nursing Home in that city.  He was a former resident 
of Belle Rive.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Mittendorf 
Funeral Home in Champaign with the Rev. Harry J. Hansen officiating.  
burial will be in Nelson chapel cemetery in Douglas County.  The body 
will lie in state at the Mittendorf Funeral Home where friends may 
call between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 and between 7:00 and 9:00 pm. 
Sunday.  

Mr. Lemke was born October 19, 1883 in Belle Rive, the son of 
Theodore and Colista (Cockrum) Lemke.  On May 14, 1905 at Hugo, Ill. 
he was married to Daisy Elizabeth Brown who preceded him in death on 
Jan. 24, 1962.  He is survived by three sons, Clarence Lemke of RFD 4. 
Champaign, Wayne Lemke of RFD 1. Urbana and Edward Lemke RFD 1, Champaign; 
two daughters, Mrs. Walter Gilliland of RFD 2, Champaign, and Mrs. 
Raymond Jenkins of RFD 4, Champaign; a brother Lemuel Lemke, RFD 1, Belle Rive; 
a sister, Mrs. Orange Comer of RFD 1, Tuscola; 16 grandchildren and 
17 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Lemke was a member of the Baptist Church


Source: The Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: March 18, 1967
Submitted by: Dawn Lemke King
Relationship = Great Grandfather
 

 

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