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Penokee Cemetery

Directions: The cemetery is located just South of Penokee on State Hwy 84. Turn off U.S. Hwy 24 at Penokee. Drive through town. The cemetery is on the West side of the road, just before the intersection with O Terrace.


The "Other Information" column may contain information not on the marker and/or data garnered through the transcriber's research.

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Penokee Cemetery gate photo


Surname Given Names Birth Date Death Date Inscription Other information Photo
BAIRD George H. 1896 1947   9th Company C.A.C. Link to marker photo
BAIRD Inez Mae 12/18/1920 5/30/1936     Link to marker photo
BAIRD Kermit C. 1908 1980 Pfc US Army WWII Son of Joseph & Margretha (Cloepfil) Baird. Link to marker photo
BAIRD Catherine "Midge" (Sonntag) 1906 1996   Obit Link to marker photo
BAIRD Tillie (Honomichl) 1898 1998   Obit Link to marker photo
BARNES Mary J. 1899 1958     Link to marker photo
BARNES Roy E. 1894 1971     Link to marker photo Link to military marker photo
BEAN Beatrice M. 1893 1970     Link to marker photo
BEAN Frank E. 1885 1953     Link to marker photo
BEAN Lola E. 4/7/1914 3/17/2002 Married Aug. 3, 1933   Link to marker photo
BEAN Roland L. 2/26/1913 7/31/1967 Married Aug. 3, 1933   Link to marker photo
BELL Velma 1921 1922     Link to marker photo
BROWN Jack J. 12/15/1903 4/25/1986 Md. 1/27/1933 Same stone as Wanda G. Brown. Link to marker photo
BROWN Wanda G. (Dunlap) 1/31/1914 2/6/2005   Same stone as Jack J. Brown. Link to marker photo
BRYANT Charles I. 12/10/1891 10/24/1955 Md. 11/30/1919; Iowa Pvt US Army World War I Same stone as Esther Marie Bryant. Link to marker photo
BRYANT Donald C. "Don" 11/7/1924 11/14/2014   Obit  
BRYANT Esther Marie 11/6/1900 5/12/1991 Md. 11/30/1919 Same stone as Charles I. Bryant. Link to marker photo
BRYANT James Patrick "Pat" 3/17/1937 5/15/1994 SP4 US Army    
BRYANT Karen (Brown)   10/2010      
BRYANT Michael D. 1/27/1945 3/22/1974 SGT US Army Obit Link to marker photo
CARON Baby 7/21/1948 7/21/1948   Vernacular marker. Possibly the child of Lewis & Elma (Paxson) Caron. Link to marker photo
CLARK Charles Edward 10/10/1906 5/29/1923 Son of C.E. & J. E. Clark Son of Charles Elias & Junie (Personett) Clark. Link to marker photo
CLARK Charles Elias 1865 1949 Father Son of William A. & Margaret (Record) Clark; husband of Junie Personett. Link to marker photo
CLARK John George 6/19/1893 4/10/1976   Son of Jesse C. & Margaret (Keith) Clark; husband of Margaret E. Clark. Link to marker photo
CLARK Junie E. (Personett) 1874 1943 Mother Daughter of Otis F. & Elizabeth M. (Bailey) Personett; wife of Charles Elias Clark. Link to marker photo
CLARK Margaret E. (Clark) 5/13/1902 2/22/1973   Daughter of Charles Elias & Junie (Personett) Clark; wife of John G. Clark. Link to marker photo
ENGLEMAN James Allen 5/18/1954 5/15/2004 Son of Kenneth and Mary   Link to marker photo
ENGLEMAN Kenneth H. 11/19/1921 12/3/1998 BMI US Navy WWII Son of Troy C. & Essie (Keith) Engleman; husband of Mary Engleman. Link to military marker photo Link to marker photo
ENGLEMAN Mary L. 12/30/1925 8/10/1996   Wife of Kenneth Engleman. Link to marker photo
ENGLEMAN Robert Dale 8/11/1949 3/27/1957 Son of Robert and Evelyn Engleman   Link to marker photo
EVANS Alvah 9/13/1906 12/10/1994     Link to marker photo
EVANS Arley H. 11/25/1903 9/6/1979     Link to marker photo
EVANS Gladys (Summers) 7/27/1908 1/6/1982     Link to marker photo
EVANS Helen K. 6/13/1899 11/14/1991     Link to marker photo
GOODROW Carl C. 10/25/1936 3/25/2015   He was the son of Carl "Sonny" and Inez Goodrow. Obit  
GRANT Bessie M 7/5/1897 9/1/1992   Parents of Mildred, Wayne, Carrol Link to marker photo
GRANT Edward E. 1869 1950 Father   Link to marker photo
GRANT Ernest P. 2/5/1902 2/14/1989   Parents of Mildred, Wayne, Carrol Link to marker photo
GRANT Harold E. 1/1/1909 8/22/1972     Link to marker photo
GRANT Irene I. 1906 2004     Link to marker photo
GRANT Marietta (Paxson) 1873 1940 Mother Daughter of Cyrus & Sabina (Hadley) Paxson; wife of Edward Grant. Link to marker photo
GRANT Mary A. 1/11/1920 9/14/2007     Link to marker photo
GRANT Melvin F. 1905 2000     Link to marker photo
GRANT Ralph Kenneth 4/6/1918 6/28/1972     Link to marker photo
GRANT HAGLER Rose Mary (Benedict) 12/5/1920 5/20/2008   Daughter of Orlando & Madge (Bentley) Benedict. Link to marker photo
HARRIS Adolph E. 6/23/1917 12/19/1994   Husband of Opal (Fortune) Harris. Link to marker photo
HARRIS Opal Margarette (Fortune) 1/11/1916 4/26/2014   Obit  
KELL Helen E. 11/5/1893 11/30/1988     Link to marker photo
KELL Paul A. 10/31/1895 10/31/1955     Link to marker photo
KNOUF Charles S. 7/24/1877 6/15/1959     Link to marker photo
KNOUF Lenna A. 9/9/1898 11/5/1980     Link to marker photo
KNOUF Mary E. (Collins) 3/22/1858 5/22/1936   Wife of William Knouf. Link to marker photo Link to close-up photo of portrait
KNOUF Mildred (Clark) 1/25/1893 6/2/1976 Married 2/15/1910 Daughter of Charles Elias & Junie (Personett) Clark; wife of Nicholas Knouf. Link to marker photo
KNOUF Nicholas A. 6/18/1888 8/23/1970 Married 2/15/1910 Son of William & Mary (Collins) Knouf; husband of Mildred Clark. Link to marker photo
KNOUF William H. 5/5/1853 11/10/1940     Link to marker photo Link to close-up photo of portrait
KOBLER Carl Leo 2/15/1876 7/19/1967   Husband of Elma Paxson. Link to marker photo
KOBLER Elma M. (Paxson) 11/8/1877 10/10/1960   Daughter of Cyrus & Sabina (Hadley) Paxson; wife of Carl L. Kobler. Link to marker photo
KOBLER Helen Y. 8/11/1911 9/22/2009 Married Feb. 7, 1941 Same stone as Otto Kobler. Link to marker photo
KOBLER Infant   7/30/1921 Son of H. F. KOBLER   Link to marker photo
KOBLER Otto F. 8/30/1908 3/24/2001 Married Feb. 7, 1941 Same stone as Helen Kobler. Link to marker photo
LACEFIELD Lewis W. 1866 1945     Link to marker photo
LACEFIELD Margaret 1874 1958     Link to marker photo
MORGAN Olive E. 1850 1924     Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Allen 10/2/1950 9/12/2009 In memory of; Fisherman's Prayer included on back.    
NICHOLSON Clarence 1895 1964     Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Clinton J. 1891 1937     Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Edwina 1902 1950     Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Gerald 7/12/1920 8/13/1928 Beloved son of Clarence & Edwina Nicholson Obit Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Rosella J. 1904 1952     Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON Sophronia Belle (Herrington) 4/1/1872 6/26/1952   Daughter of George & Rosella (Holladay) Herrington; wife of William M. Nicholson. Link to marker photo
NICHOLSON William Marion Lafferty 11/26/1866 7/29/1938     Link to marker photo
NICKELSON Oren Dean 12/29/1948 5/5/2004 SP4 US Army Vietnam
Silver Star
Purple Heart
  Link to marker photo
NICKELSON Roger L. 8/5/1953 1/26/1991 CW2 US Army Vietnam   Link to marker photo
NICKELSON Russell O. 2/6/1921 4/20/1991 CPL US Army Air Corps World War II   Link to marker photo
OTIS Enid I. (Clark) 10/11/1924 12/15/2000   Daughter of John George & Margaret (Clark) Clark. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Cyrus 1844 1925   Son of John Townsend & Hannah (Bell) Paxson; husband of Sabina "Sibby" Hadley. Link to individual marker photo  Link to family marker photo
PAXSON Delores JoAnn 7/1/1944 10/11/2002 In loving memory Obit Link to marker photo   Link to photo of marker back
PAXSON Dora I. (Biggs) 2/5/1906 10/30/1959   Wife of Jonathan H. Paxson. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Ella M. (Barritt) 1905 2000 Md. 8/1/1926 Wife of Oliver F. Paxson. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Harriett (Summers) 1879 1965   Second wife of Jay T. Paxson. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Jay Townsend 9/14/1882 3/19/1976   Husband of Sarah C. Ninemire and Harriet Summers. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Jonathan Hadley 9/16/1906 4/24/1949 Colo PVT Infantry World War II Husband of Dora Biggs. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Leona Catherine 9/10/1940 9/10/1940     Link to marker photo
PAXSON Leonard Milton 1919 2003 Married 9/6/1939 Son of Jay T. & Sarah (Ninemire) Paxson; husband of Nancy Bean. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Nancy Patricia (Bean) 1915 2001 Married 9/6/1939 Wife of Leonard Paxson. Obit Link to marker photo
PAXSON Oliver Franklin "Olly" 1904 1984 Md. 8/1/1926 Son of Jay T. & Sarah (Ninemire) Paxson; husband of Ella M. Barritt. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Robert R. 9/11/1933 9/13/1933     Link to marker photo
PAXSON Sabina "Sibby" (Hadley) 1843 1927   Wife of Cyrus Paxson. Link to individual marker photo  Link to family marker photo
PAXSON Sarah Catherine (Ninemire) 11/30/1880 8/14/1955   First wife of Jay T. Paxson. Link to marker photo
PAXSON Terry L. 9/23/1959 11/10/2008   Terry died following a heart transplant. Obit  
PAXSON Zane 10/8/1856 10/12/1889 Son of Townsend & Hannah Paxson. Married Rachel Hadley 7/17/1881. Originally buried in Morland Cemetery and moved here later. Obit Link to marker photo
SANGER Baby   2/7/1907     Link to marker photo
SANGER Bessie Marie 1904 1930 Sister   Link to marker photo
SANGER Edgar D. 6/16/1910 8/13/1910     Link to marker photo
SANGER Fern 8/19/1902 2/18/1904     Link to marker photo
SANGER Grace J. 1872 1926 Wife of T. N. SANGER   Link to individual marker photo  Link to joint marker photo
SANGER T. N. 1868 1928 Father. Back of stone: Mr. Sanger enlisted 4/30/1890 at Fort Riley, Kansas. One of the first KS volunteers in the reorganization of Custer's D Troop of the 7th Cavalry. Mr. Sanger fought in the Battle of Wounded Knee at Pine Ridge Agency So. Dakota in Dec. of 1890. At times he was stationed at Fort Riley KS and at Carrizo, Texas patroling for Renegade Indians. In 1898 his unit transferred to Huntsville, Alabama & Macon, Georgia enroute to Vedado, Cuba until being discharged at Havana Cuba Apr 30, 1899. Obit Link to individual marker photo

Link to photo of  joint marker front

Link to photo of  joint marker back
SCOTT Shirley (Wallace) 7/10/1938 1/22/2010      
SHEPARD Lee Richard 6/20/1984 12/21/2004 Son of Kenny & Karen; Brother of Sonya & Nicholas   Link to marker photo
SHEPARD Virginia M. "Ginger" (Wooten) 12/29/1964 11/10/2001 Wife of Paul, Mother of Mathew, Stephanie, Rachel    
SONNTAG Douglas W. "Butch"   5/7/2016   Obit  
SONNTAG Dulcinea Marie 8/22/1917 12/25/2003     Link to marker photo
SONNTAG Francis J. 1/29/1918 12/18/2001 PFC US Army World War II   Link to marker photo
SONNTAG Jacob H. "Jake" 9/17/1912 6/15/1996   Obit Link to marker photo
SONNTAG Paul G. 6/28/1901 11/1/1970 Kansas PFC 1884 Sta. Com. Unit World War II   Link to marker photo
SPENCE Howard 1884 1958     Link to marker photo
SPENCE John H. 4/5/1884 3/4/1958 Wyoming CPL Btry E5 Field Arty   Link to marker photo
SPENCE Mildred 1895 1958     Link to marker photo
STOKES Genella 6/15/1871 8/12/1920     Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Beatrice I. 1918 1984     Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Clair W. 1919 1997     Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Darla Diane 5/8/1959 6/19/1968 Daughter of Bill & Karen   Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Edna 1885 1935     Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Elizabeth 1801 1894 In memory of Elizabeth Summers Probably the same Elizabeth Summers in this obit. Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Ella         Link to marker photo
SUMMERS George M. 1881 1957     Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Howard 1883       Link to marker photo
SUMMERS L. Frank         Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Laura         Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Martha J. 1857 1930 Mother; His wife Wife of Wm. H. Summers. Link to marker photo
SUMMERS Wm. H. 1840 1918 Father Husband of Martha J. Summers. Link to marker photo
SWITZER Dora 1883 1968     Link to marker photo
SWITZER Fred A. 1873 1936     Link to marker photo
SWITZER Fred A. 1904 1971 Son   Link to marker photo
WALLIS Harvey D. 7/26/1924 1/192009     Link to marker photo
WALLIS Ruth M. 4/7/1925 1/17/1990     Link to marker photo

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