Kiel family papers
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Wilhelmina C. (Lepper) Kiel was born November 21, 1871 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Henry and Louisa (Hontermark) Lepper. She died April 21, 1946 in Indianapolis.
Edward Henry Kiel was born July 11, 1911 to Edward F. and Wilhelmina C. (Lepper) Kiel. He worked as a carpenter and at Indianapolis Wire Bound Box Co. During World War I, Kiel enlisted in the army on April 4, 1942 and served in the United States Army, 59th Arm. F. Art., Battery C. He and Pauline Shull corresponded extensively during the war. Kiel was killed March 25, 1945 and was buried in Concordia Lutheran Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Pauline Shull was born in 1917 in Indiana to John and Selma (Schlueter) Shull. She had three brother, all younger than herself: John Charles, Donald (who served in the navy in World War II) and Casimir. Shull corresponded extensively with Edward Henry Kiel during World War II and worked in Indianapolis. She was the business manager for a tableaux, presented by the Indianapolis City Walther League and called "The Christian Sings" in 1943. She died on March 31, 1991.
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