Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple1,2,3

ID# 3599, (1907 - 2002)
FatherWilliam Augustus Heiple4,5,6 (Feb 1871 - 1961)
MotherMatilda Christina Glabe7,5,6 (7 Jan 1878 - 24 Dec 1958)

Key Events:

Birth: 6 Nov 1907, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 15 Feb 1936, Washington, Illinois, Elmo Lloyd Muller (25 Jun 1910 - 10 Feb 1967)11,12
Death: 25 Jan 2002, Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois10,13
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois14,15
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple was born on 6 Nov 1907 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.8,9,10
     She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, William Augustus Heiple and Matilda Christina Glabe.4 She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.16
     Gertrude attended the Knox Conservatory of Music, Galesburg, Illinois, for two years, where she was elected a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity.17,18
     She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.19
     Gertrude married Elmo Lloyd Muller, son of William H. Muller and Kathryn A. Wistehuff, on 15 Feb 1936 in Washington, Illinois, at her parents' home. Rev. George Wykle, pastor of the Zion Evangelical Church, officiated.11,12
     Gertrude and Elmo appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 23 Apr 1940, reporting that they were renting their home, and had lived in the same town in 1935.20
     She was a piano teacher, starting while in her second year in high school. In 1940 she reported having worked 8 hours the last week of March.21,22,23
     Gertrude and Elmo were living at 110 N. Church, Washington, at the time of his death.24
     Her husband died on 10 Feb 1967 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.24,25
     As her health declined, she move to Apostolic Christian Home, Eureka, Illinois where she lived until her death.26
     Gertrude died on 25 Jan 2002 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois, at age 94.10,13 She was cremated and her remains were interred at the Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.14,15

Children:
     Children with Elmo Lloyd Muller:

Elmo and Gertrude had no children.27

Citations

  1. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows name as Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple.
  2. [S3640] William A. Heiple household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Gertrude Heiple.
  3. [S8218] Gertrude E. Muller obituary, The Pantagraph, shows father's surname as Heiple.
  4. [S3640] William A. Heiple household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936.
  6. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Gertrude Heiple Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 327-44-0744.
  7. [S3640] William A. Heiple household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Matilda's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Gertrude Heiple Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 327-44-0744, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S3640] William A. Heiple household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 2 and state.
  10. [S8218] Gertrude E. Muller obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and town.
  11. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows date, home of bride's parents.
  12. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  13. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Gertrude Heiple Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 327-44-0744, shows date.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41688957, Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple Muller, includes tombstone photo.
  15. [S8218] Gertrude E. Muller obituary, The Pantagraph, shows cremated, cemetery, and buried later.
  16. [S3641] William Heiple household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  17. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows school and society.
  18. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows 2 years of college.
  19. [S3642] William Heiple household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  21. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows piano teacher since second year in high school.
  22. [S3642] William Heiple household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as music teacher, industry as at home.
  23. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as teacher, industry as piano private, on own account.
  24. [S8219] "Elmo Muller Found Dead," The Pantagraph, 11 Feb 1967.
  25. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Elmo L Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 354-28-2298, shows month and year.
  26. [S8218] Gertrude E. Muller obituary, The Pantagraph, shows her of 610 W Cruger, Eureka, the address of the home.
  27. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.