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Arthur Leonard Wingert

Born - Sunday, December 11, 1887

Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio

Residence - Saturday, May 7,1910

Lincoln Precinct, Dawson County, Nebraska

(Working as Hired Hand - Neighbors to

August Christian, William, & Minnie Eltiste)

Married - Thursday, March 11, 1915

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Moved From Farm to Sumner Nebraska - 1951

Died - Monday, September 9, 1974

Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, Nebraska

Buried - Wednesday, September 11, 1974

Armada Cemetery, Buffalo County, Nebraska


Arthur Wingert & His Sisters


Cynthia (Wingert) Wempen Effie Belle (Wingert) Houston

Cynthia Verlonia (Wingert) Wempen

Arthur Leonard Wingert

Effie Belle (Wingert) Houston



Signature From World War I - Draft Registration




Arthur Wingert

Died Monday

Arthur Wingert, 86, Sumner, died Monday, September 9, in a Kearney hospital following a long illness.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock at Grace Lutheran Church in Sumner with Pastor Carl Brueggeman of Kearney officiating. Interment was in the Miller Cemetery. Overton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born December 11, 1887 at Bucyrus, Ohio, and came at the age of four with his parents to Cairo. In 1930 he moved to Dawson County. He was married to Miss Minnie Eltiste on March 11, 1915. His wife died in 1969.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ruby Pryce, Broken Bow, one son, Ivan Wingert; one sister, Cynthia Wempen of Sumner, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The Lexington Clipper

September 12, 1974




Wife - Wilhelminia Pauline Christina (Eltiste) Wingert

Minnie Wingert

Born - January 24, 1884

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - May 27, 1969

Broken Bow Hospital, Broken Bow, Nebraska



Son - Ivan Richard Wingert

Born - February 6, 1915

(Adopted) Nephew of Arthur Wingert


Daughter - Ruby (Wingert) Todd Pryce

Born - July 22, 1922

(Adopted) Great-Niece of Arthur Wingert



Sister - Oda Mae (Wingert) Cross

Born - April 23, 1877

Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio


Brother Irven Sammy Seth Wingert

Born - September 11,1882

Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio

Brother Albert Eugene Wingert

Born - September 6,1884

Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio

Brother - Ercie Wingert

Born - June 2, 1890

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska


Sister - Effie Belle (Wingert) Houston

Born - April 12,1892

Cairo, Hall County, Nebraska


Sister - Cynthia Verlonia (Wingert) Wempen

Born - March 16,1897 - Nebraska


Father - Godfrey Leonard Wingert

Mother - Verlonia Augusta (Hilliker) Wingert




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