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  1. Marion J. Forster: Birth: 4 APR 1911 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 26 NOV 1976 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  2. Mary Jane Forster: Birth: 15 APR 1913 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 26 AUG 1980 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. Harold A. "Manny" Forster: Birth: 22 JUL 1914 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 19 FEB 1997 in Colonial Manor, Salem, South Dakota

  4. Dorothy T. Forster: Birth: 22 FEB 1918 in Salem, SD. Death: 20 AUG 2000 in Rapid City, SD

  5. Walter Conrad "Wally" Forster: Birth: 16 OCT 1920 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 3 NOV 1997 in San Diego County, California

  6. Dale Henry Forster: Birth: 2 OCT 1924 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 8 SEP 1992 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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a. Note:   Salem Special, Salem, SD 1-25-1951 The community was saddened by the death of Mrs. Chris Forster on 1-18-1951. Funeral Mass was held at St. Mary's Church in Salem, SD. The pall bearers were John Purschke of Spencer, John Bartscher, Henry Gottlob, John A. "Jack" Lanners, Alphonse Streff and Joe Wahle. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Catherine Sabers was born 9-1-1889 at New Vienna, Iowa a daughter of Henry and Mary Sabers. She came to South Dakota in 1909. On 1-12-1910 she was united in marriage to Chris Forster of Salem, SD at New Vienna, Iowa. The couple made their home on a farm southwest of Salem and have resided in this vicinity ever since. Ten children were born to their union, all of whom survive their mother, except one daughter, Lucille, who died when at the age of eight months. Survivors include the widower; four sons, Marion, Harold and Dale of Salem, and Walter of Lyons, SD; five daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Loraine) Kirby, Mrs. George (Mary Jane) Arnold, and Mrs. James (Beverly) Thieszen, all of Salem, Mrs. Don (Lavon) Newbrough of Ridgeview, SD, and Mrs. Bill (Dorothy) Hershley of Montrose; three sisters, Mrs. Louis Ketelsleger and Mrs. Andy Puetz of Salem, and Mrs. Mary Von Lenden of New Vienna, Iowa; five brothers, William, Andy, and John Sabers of Salem, Art and Tony Sabers of New Vienna, Iowa, and 19 grandchildren. Out of town relatives besides the children and their families who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. George Liljedahl, of Lake Mills, Iowa; Arthur Sabers and Marvin, New Vienna, Iowa; Mrs. Eddie Hall, Dyersville, Iowa; B.J. Forster, Sioux City, Iowa; Mrs. R.R. Carpenter and Mrs. Clifford Thompson, Huron; Ralph and Miss Irene Sabers, Sioux Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Al Mentele, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bartscher, Canova; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tuschen, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Mele Newbrough, Farmer; Mrs. Joe Newbrough, Ridgeview; Mrs. Ethel Arnold, Eagle Butte; Mr. and Mrs. John Tieszen and Arnold Tieszen, Canistota; Mrs. Oscar Lemme, Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Lemme, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Don Reif, Epiphany; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bentien and Mrs. Art Hummel, Spencer. THE 1910 CENSUS SHOWS CHRIS AND KATIE FORSTER FARMING IN SALEM TOWNSHIP, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA. THEY HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND HAVE NO CHILDREN. 1910 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: 2 MAY 1910 Location: SALEM TOWNSHIP, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA Occupation of head of household: GENERAL FARM Location of census data: T624#1484, ED 298, PAGE 13B, LINE 59 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Years Children Name: To Head Age..Married Total...Living -------------------------------------------------------------------------- FORSTER, CHRIS HEAD 18 MARRIED 0 FORSTER, KATIE WIFE 20 MARRIED 0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- FORSTER, CHRIS SOUTH DAKOTA GERMANY GERMANY FORSTER, KATIE IOWA OHIO IOWA -------------------------------------------------------------------------- is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.