Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
VAHLKAMP, August H "Gus" 89  Carlyle IL>Chandler AZ  CarlyleUB (IL)  26 Oct 2005  fch 

August Vahlkamp, 89

August H. "Gus" Vahlkamp, 89, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., and formerly of Carlyle, died on Thursday, Oct. 20th, 2005, at Dobson Hospice Home in Chandler, Ariz., with his family by his side.

Born on Nov. 25th, 1915, in Carlyle, he was the son of Stephen and Catherine Vahlkamp. On Sept. 4th, 1940, he married Alida Marcham at St Mary's Church in Carlyle.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Sharon Miller and Betsy Mensing of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Gayle Thompson of Gilbert, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Albert, John, Ben and Fred Vahlkamp; and three sisters, Mame, Betty and Agnes.

A World War II Army veteran and retired co-owner of Carlyle Lumber and Supply, he was a life member of the Carlyle Knights of Columbus Council 1382 and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3523.

The Rev. Father Pierre Hissey will preside at a memorial mass on Friday, Oct. 28th, at St. Steven's Church in Sun Lakes. Burial will follow in the Valley of the Sun Memorial Park, Chandler, Ariz.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 or to the charity of the donor's choice. 

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