Helen Kathryn Grosenbach1,2,3

ID# 3957, (1913 - 2010)
FatherWilliam Henry Grosenbach4,5,6 (26 Jan 1884 - 22 Sep 1972)
MotherLaura Angelina Glabe7,8,9 (26 Oct 1886 - 4 Oct 1962)

Key Events:

Birth: 15 Oct 1913, Chatsworth, Illinois10,11,12
Marriage: 21 Jun 1942, Peoria, Illinois, Rev. Glenn Howard Hulsebus (29 Jun 1915 - 24 Aug 2000)13
Death: 19 Jun 2010, Grinnell, Iowa14,15
Burial: 22 Jun 2010, Union Township Cemetery, Grinnell, Poweshiek Co., Iowa16,17
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Helen Kathryn Grosenbach was born on 15 Oct 1913 in Chatsworth, Illinois.10,11,12
     She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Germanville, Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, William Henry Grosenbach and Laura Angelina Glabe.4
     She moved to McHenry Co. with her parents by 1930. She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5
     She was working as a domestic in Peoria by 1932, when she was living at 343 Callender Ave..18
     By the next year she had become a live-in maid to Jay B. Case, secretary-treasurer for the wholesale and retail drug firm Sutliff & Case Co., and his wife Kathryn. They lived at 419 Moss Ave.19
     Helen appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 419 Moss Ave., enumerated 10 Apr 1940, listed as a maid in the household of Jay B. Case. He is listed as divorced, with only the two of the two of them in the household, both reporting they lived in the same house in 1935.20
     Helen married Rev. Glenn Howard Hulsebus, son of William Carl Hulsebus and Mary M. Beckman, on 21 Jun 1942 in Peoria, Illinois.13
     Helen and Glenn settled in Iowa after their marriage, living in various towns following his ministry. They were living in Brooklyn, Iowa, in 19629 and in Fort Dodge, in 1972.6
     Her husband died on 24 Aug 2000 in Grinnell, Iowa.21,22
     Helen died on 19 Jun 2010 in Grinnell, Iowa, at age 96.14,15 She was buried on 22 Jun 2010 in Union Township Cemetery, Grinnell, Poweshiek Co., Iowa.16,17

Children:
     Children with Rev. Glenn Howard Hulsebus:

All Glenn and Helen's children are still living.

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 67, shows name as Helen Kathryn Grosenbach.
  2. [S8043] Will H. Grossenbach household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows name as Helen K. Grossenbach.
  3. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows name as Helen K. Grosenbach.
  4. [S8043] Will H. Grossenbach household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  5. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8051] William Grosenbach obituary, The Pantagraph.
  7. [S8043] Will H. Grossenbach household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Laura's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S8044] Will H. Grosenbach household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Laura's husband.
  9. [S8052] Laura Grosenbach obituary, The Pantagraph.
  10. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 67, shows date, town, and state.
  11. [S8043] Will H. Grossenbach household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows age 6 3/12 and state.
  12. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Helen K. Hulsebus, shows date.
  13. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 70, shows date, city, and state.
  14. [S8062] Helen K. Hulsebus obituary, The Des Moines Register, shows date, at Mayflower Community.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 104871458, Helen K Grosenbach Hulsebus, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 104871458, Helen K Grosenbach Hulsebus, includes tombstone photo.
  17. [S8062] Helen K. Hulsebus obituary, The Des Moines Register, shows date.
  18. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1932, pg 291.
  19. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1933, pg 161 Case family, 269 Helen, and 567 firm; 1941, pg 258 shows her at that address.
  20. [S8061] Jay B. Case household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  21. [S8063] Rev Glenn H. Hulsebus obituary, The Des Moines Register, shows Thursday, at Mayflower Home.
  22. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 15340836, Glenn H Hulsebus, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.