Katherine (Groeteke) Wupper, 1891-1918 [RG6270.AM]


RG6270.AM: Katherine (Groeteke) Wupper, 1891-1918

Letter and transcript: 1918, Nov. 7
Wausa, Knox County, Nebraska
Size: 2 items


Born at Scribner, Nebraska, on July 18, 1891, Katherine Groeteke was the daughter of Louis and Minna Groeteke. She worked as a teacher in Dodge County until marrying Fred Wupper in 1915 and moving to Wausa. The couple had one son, Fred Jr., in 1916. Katherine (Groeteke) Wupper died of influenza on November 18, 1918. She is buried in Ridge Cemetery at Fremont, Nebraska.


This collection consists of one letter written by Katherine Wupper to her parents. The letter is dated November 7, 1918. In the letter she describes how the flu epidemic was affecting the local community. She also mentions news of happenings relating to the war. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.

Acc. 2024.0123


Letter, Nov. 7, 1918
Transcript of letter

Subject headings:

Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Knox County (Neb.)
Wausa (Neb.)
World War, 1914-1918
Wupper, Katherine (Groeteke), 1891-1918

TMM 06-24-2024


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