Came to America with her husband and 4 sons from Ireland in 1870
Julius Adam Parr
DWS: Owned Parr's Cafe on main street of Elgin, NE. This author Doug Schueths remembers stopping there after church on Sunday morning with our folks and splitting a cinammon roll and an orange Nehi pop (soda) with my brother Dave.
"Julius Adam Parr, the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Vogel) Parr was born on December 11, 1908 at Howells, NE. He was baptized and confirmed at the Catholic Church in Howells. In 1932 his family moved to Elgin.
On October 14, 1940 Julius was united marriage to Kathryn Thramer at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. They lived in Elgin where Julius ran a trucking company with his father-in-law. Julius and Kathryn owned and operated the Red Rooster Café in Elgin for 35 years. During the blizzard of 1948 and 1949 Julius helped the county out by keeping the roads open, he then stayed with the county for 4 ½ years. After that, he worked for the city as police and maintenance man for about 4 years. Julius served on the Elgin Fire Department for 27 years, serving as Fire Chief for several of those years, and for 10 years he had a gravel business. He also served as the Antelope County Supervisor for 8 ½ years. Kathryn died in 1999. In 2007 Julius entered the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE. It was there that he passed away on Friday, October 10, 2008 at 99 years, 10 months of age.
He was a member of the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE.
Julius is survived by 2 children: Tom Parr and wife Rita of San Angelo, TX; Patricia Parr and Bill Stone of Houston, TX; 2 grandsons: Troy Parr of Mechanicsville, NY; Todd Parr and wife Casey of Gibbon, NE; 3 grandchildren: Emilee, Addison, and Nolan Parr of Gibbon, NE; sister Nora Henn of Albion, NE; along with several nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Kathryn; 3 brothers: Edward, Maurice and Walter Parr; and 3 sisters: Philomela Schlenz, Freda Beha, and Helen Daugherty."
Katherine V Thramer
DWS: From Mary Alice Funk Dwyer's Family History 1984
Owned Parr's Cafe in Elgin NE for 35 years
Soc Sec has mid as 'V' as does grave stone
Clarence James Thramer
Orig fam info from Mary Alice Funk Dwyer's Family History 1984
From Lincoln Journal Star 26 July 2011
" Clarence J. Thramer, 87, of Lincoln, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011. Clarence was born on December 2, 1923 in Clearwater to Rudolph and Cecil (Lydon) Thramer. He flew in combat missions during W.W.II while serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, American Legion Post #3 and the DAV.
Clarence is survived by his wife, Mildred of Lincoln; daughters (spouses), Mary (Tim) Doyle of Lincoln, Nancy (Dr. Joe) Sinkule of Scottsdale, Ariz., Kathy (Philip) Roath of Dallas, Debra (Mike) Gearon of Melbourne, Australia and Judith (Ron) Vandenberg of Melbourne, Australia; son (spouse), Richard (Manon) Thramer of South Sioux City; nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kathryn Parr.
Mass of Christian Burial will be in November at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ in Lincoln. Date and time to be determined. Private family inurnment in Fairview Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Memorials are suggested to the Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com."