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Alwina Margaretha Barbara Emma (Merklein) Kellerman

Alwina Kellerman

Born - August 2, 1906

Farm South of Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - August 26, 1906

Confirmed - May 30, 1920

Married - November 30,1927

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - March 14, 1988

Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg

Phillips County, Kansas

Burial - March 16, 1988

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery



Alwina Kellerman

Alwina Margaretha Barbara Emma Merklein Kellerman daughter of Charlie and Margaretha Mueller Merklein, was born on a farm South of Stuttgart in Phillips County August 2, 1906, and departed this life at the Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg on March 14, 1988, at the age of 81.

Alwina grew to womanhood in the Stuttgart vicinity and was known for her yard and garden work and for her baking abilities. She lived in Stuttgart until ill health forced her to become a resident of the Long Term Care Unit of the Phillips County Hospital at Phillipsburg were she resided

 until her last illness and death.

Alwina was baptized into the Christian faith on August 26, 1906, and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith on May 30, 1920, both at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Stuttgart. She was a life-long member of the church.

On November 30, 1927, Alwina was united in marriage with Paul Kellerman at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Stuttgart. They made their home in Stuttgart where Paul worked in the automobile service station. To this union four sons, Orville, Norman, Dale and Maynard, were born.

She leaves to mourn her passing three sons and their wives: Norman and Lois Kellerman, Stuttgart, Dale and Pat Kellerman, Holton, Maynard and Gloria Kellerman, Beatrice, Nebraska; eight grandchildren; four sisters: Anna Dahlke, Lillian Meyer, Selma Zillinger, all of Phillipsburg, and Margaret Jackson, Logan; many cousins and many, many friends.

Memorial services were held Wednesday afternoon, March 16, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, with the Rev. Duane Levin officiating. Hymns were sung by the congregation

 with Marene Levin as organist.

Casket bearers were Lonnie, Timothy, Daniel, Troy and Willis Kellerman, and James Zillinger. Interment was in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stuttgart, to await the resurrection.



To our friends, neighbors and relatives, our heartfelt appreciation for your thoughtful kindness at the time of the death of our loved one. We sincerely appreciate your memorial contributions, flowers, food brought in, calls, cards and visits. We also thank the ladies of the church for serving lunch the day of the funeral.

The Family of Alwina Kellerman

Phillips County Review

March 24, 1988




Husband - Paul Carl Fredrich Kellerman

Born - March 30, 1904

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - 1906

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - April 12, 1965 - Kansas

Burial- Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Father - John Michael Kellerman

Born -1854 - Germany

Mother - Kathryn (Hock) Kellerman

Born -1873 - Germany



Son - Orville Kellerman

Born - May 27, 1931

Died - May 28, 1931


Son - Norman Lee Kellerman

Born -September 17, 1932

Phillips County, Kansas

Died - May 17, 2012

Phillips County Hospital

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas



Norman L. Kellerman

Lifelong Stuttgart resident, Norman L. Kellerman, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg, Kansas at the age of 79. He was born September 17, 1932 to Paul & Alwina (Merklein) Kellerman. He owned & operated Norm’s Service Station in Stuttgart for many years

Survivors include his wife, Lois, of the home; sons, Lonnie of Stockton, KS, Tim of Richmond, Missourr and Dan of Lawrence, Kansas; daughter, Tammy Stecklein of Hays, Kansas; one brother, Maynard, of Beatrice, Nebraska; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m. in the Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, Kansas with Pastor Shelly Klingensmith officiating. Burial will follow in the Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sat. and Sun. from noon – 9 p.m. at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with the family receiving friends Sun. evening from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Salina Journal

May, 19, 2012




Son - Dale Marvin Kellerman

Born - August 27,1934- Kansas



Dale Kellerman


Dale Marvin Kellerman, 72, Holton, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at a Topeka hospital. He was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Stuttgart, the son of Paul and Alwina Merklein Kellerman. He graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1952 and from Fort Hays State University in 1956 with a business administration degree. Mr. Kellerman lived in Great Bend prior to moving to Holton in 1959. He entered the insurance industry with Jim Parmiter in 1963. The company was known as Parmiter-Kellerman Insurance. He later partnered with H.J. Hershey at Kellerman-Hershey Insurance Agency. He eventually owned Kellerman Insurance Inc. and Kellerman Real Estate Inc. with his daughter Cindy. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Holton, where he served as an elder and as congregational chairman. He was a member of the Holton Rotary Club, where he served as past president and received the Paul Harris Fellowship Award, and a long-time member of the Holton Country Club, where he was past president and board member. He had been a volunteer for the Holton Fire Department and belonged to the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents and Realtors. He was a member of Kappa Sigma at FHSU. He married Pat Peacock on June 8, 1956, in Great Bend. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Cindy Hower and husband Roger, Holton; two brothers, Norman Kellerman and wife Lois, Stuttgart, and Maynard Kellerman and wife Gloria, Beatrice, Neb.; and a granddaughter, Lauren Hower, Holton. He was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Kellerman. Funeral services were held July 23 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Holton. Interment was in Holton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.


The Holton Recorder

July 24, 2007



Son - Maynard Paul Kellerman

Born -1942- Kansas



Brother - Edward Michael Heinrich Merklein

Born - December 24, 1897


Brother  -John W. Merklein

Born - November 23, 1900


Brother - George L. Merklein

Born - 1902


Sister - Anna M. (Merklein) Dahlke

Born - February 26,1904


Sister - Lillian B. (Merklein) Meyer

Born - April 4, 1909


Brother - Carl M. Merklein

Born - March 9,1912


Sister - Thelma C. (Merklein) Wagner

Born - 1914


Sister  - Selma J. (Merklein) Zillinger

Born - September 24,1917


Sister - Margaret Katharina (Merklein) Jackson

Born - October 11,1920



Father - Charles F. Merklein

Mother - Margaret (Miller) Merklein


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