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Frederick William FUHRMEISTER III
Katherine BRACK
William Hazel WICKHAM
Mary Jamima "Minnie" ACKLE
Leonard Frederick FUHRMEISTER Sr.
Mabel Estella WICKHAM


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1. Arthur P. KONDORA
2. William J. HANFT
3. Donald E. GRIFFIN


  • Born: 1 Apr 1920, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA 1
  • Marriage (1): Arthur P. KONDORA
  • Marriage (2): William J. HANFT in 1947 in Kahoka, Clark Co, MO 1
  • Marriage (3): Donald E. GRIFFIN on 29 Nov 1969 in Columbus Junction, Louisa Co, IA 1
  • Died: 11 Feb 2004, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA at age 83 1
  • Buried: 14 Feb 2004, Columbus City Cem, Louisa Co, IA 1

bullet  General Notes:

INFO FROM DAWN ECKRICH: Mary Fuhrmeister married Art Kondora and they later divorced. She then married Bill Hanft and after he died, she married Don Griffin.

SSDI: Mary J. Griffin; Apr. 1, 1920; Feb. 11, 2004; issued IA; last residence: Columbus Junction, Louisa Co, IA.

OBIT: The Hawkeye (Burlington, IA), Feb. 14, 2004: Mary J. Griffin, 83, of Iowa City, formerly of Columbus Junction, died Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at the Iowa City Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Born April 1, 1920, in Iowa City, she was the daughter of Leonard and Mabel Wickham Fuhrmeister. In 1947, she married William J. Hanft in Kahoka, Mo. He died in 1967. On Nov. 29, 1967, she married Donald E. Griffin in Columbus Junction. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Griffin helped her first husband operate a cook house in the carnival business for 26 years, and she owned and operated D & H Produce in Fredonia for 26 years. She had been a resident of the Columbus Junction area since 1947. She was a member of the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two brothers, Paul Fuhrmeister of Iowa City and Leonard Fuhrmeister of Amana. Besides her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
The funeral for Mrs. Griffin will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Stacy\endash Lewis Funeral Home in Columbus Junction. Burial will be in the Columbus City Cemetery.


Mary married Arthur P. KONDORA, son of Albert KONDORA and Mary (---). (Arthur P. KONDORA was born on 21 Jan 1914 in IA 3 and died on 6 Mar 2001 in Aurora, Arapahoe Co, CO 3.)


Mary next married William J. HANFT, son of Verne S. HANFT and Hazel (---), in 1947 in Kahoka, Clark Co, MO.1 (William J. HANFT was born about 1915 in IA 4 and died in 1967 1.)


Mary next married Donald E. GRIFFIN, son of Carl R. GRIFFIN and Ida M. (---), on 29 Nov 1969 in Columbus Junction, Louisa Co, IA.1 (Donald E. GRIFFIN was born about 1923 in IA 4 and died before 2004.)



1 Obituary of Mary Furhrmeister Griffin.

2 Info from Dawn Eckrich.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 1930 IA Census.

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