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Jean Roberta Scharfenberg

Jean Roberta Scharfenberg

Female 1914 - 2002  (88 years)

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  • Name Jean Roberta Scharfenberg  [1, 2
    Born 18 Jul 1914  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Dec 2002  Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried 18 Dec 2002  Lakewood Cem., Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I140  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Father Robert Scharfenberg,   b. 5 Mar 1868, Winona, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1952, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Eugenie Peeper,   b. 30 May 1877, Dixon, Lee Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1925  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Newens Snouffer,   b. 30 Jul 1911, Merino, Logan Cnty, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1988, Sun City, Maricopa Cnty, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1937  Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Carol Jean Snouffer,   b. 6 Jun 1939, New York City, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2015, Remlap, Blount Cnty, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Phyllis Ann Snouffer,   b. 8 Jun 1942, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Stephen Paul Snouffer,   b. 2 Dec 1943, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1943, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Robert Clyde Snouffer,   b. 14 Oct 1946, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 2002, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Jeffrey William Snouffer,   b. 7 Sep 1948, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1969  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to her daughter Carol, Jean was adopted 23 July 1922, by Robert Scharfenberg and his wife Eugenie Peeper. Her birth parents were Clinton Ogden and Elizabeth (unknown). No adoption records are available because the Iowa Children's Home burned down, along with all its records. Her birth name was Joyce Marie Ogden; her adoptive parents gave her the name Jean Roberta Scharfenberg.

      Jean and Robert Snouffer were married in the First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, IA on 27 Oct. 1937. The marriage license # was 35168.

      Obituary, Minneapolis [MN] Star Tribune (17 Dec 2002):
      "Snouffer, Jean R., age 88, died on Thursday, December 12, 2002 at a local hospital. She had recently returned to Minneapolis from Sun City, Arizona, where she and her husband moved at retirement. She was preceded in death by Robert N. Snouffer, her husband of 53 years; her son, Jeffrey; her son, Stephen; and her granddaughter, Dawn Nield. Surviving her are daughters, Carol (Charles) Jewell of Remlap, Alabama, and Phyllis Cox of Burley, Idaho; her son, Robert (Margaret) Snouffer of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Heather (David) Pedersen and Holly (Greg) Peterson; and great-grandchildren, Kyle Pedersen, Kelley Pedersen, Devon Peterson and Lauren Peterson. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday 10:00 AM at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).

    2. [S42] Jewell - Snouffers|, Carol Snouffer Jewell, "Snouffer, Schnauffer, Newens of Germany, IA, 1523-1997" (Nov 1999), (Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree," CD-ROM database (vol. 54, tree 2400), Cambridge, MA; The Learning Company, Inc. : 2000).

    3. [S88] Barbara Pavan|, Barbara Nelson Pavan, Email and other Reports, (Barbara Nelson Pavan, bpavan@verizon.net ).

    4. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend.

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Jean Scharfenberg; 17 Dec 2002).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 37726113.