Kindness and Romance in Denver's Greatest Snowstorm


What a delightful entry! Really great writing and then a bunch of great pictures too. It looks like that outside, right now, right down to the buildings (except for the Metropole and some others that were really fun to see) -
Nice work!

Thanks to you (for the wedding article), and to,
it appears that their dance lasted a lifetime:
Carl Edmund Schaefer
Birth: Jul. 28, 1892, Russian Federation
Death: Nov. 8, 1964
Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA

Carl was born in Grimm, Russia, and came to the USA when he was 14 years old, first living in Ohio then moving to Milwaukee before moving to the Greeley/Windsor area in 1908. He married Mollie Schmidt on Dec. 18, 1913, in Windsor. He farmed and feed cattle until 1951, when the Schaefers retired and moved to Greeley. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, the Farmers Union and was active in Greeley Lodge No. 809, BPOE.

He is survived by his wife, 6 daughters and 1 son; two sisters, Mrs. Freda Overhelser of Denver and Mrs. Anna Ulseth of Milwaukee; four brothers, Gus Schaefer of Denver, Henry H. Schaefer of Greeley, J J Schaefer of Windsor and John Schaefer of Sterling; 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Family links:
Mollie Schmidt Schaefer (1894 - 1973)

Birth: Jun. 26, 1894, Russian Federation
Death: Jan. 4, 1973
Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA

Mollie who lived most of her life in the Greeley and Windsor area, died at the Kenton Nursing Home in Greeley.

Born in Grimm, Russia, she came to Fort Collins with her parents in 1902 and was married to Carl E Schaefer at Windsor on Dec. 18, 1913. Her husband died Nov 8, 1961. Mrs. Schaefer was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include: 6 daughters and l son; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother and 2 sisters: Jake Schmidt and Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, both of Fort Collins; and Mrs. Paul (Bertha) Fritzler of Greeley.

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Jacob Schmidt (1872 - 1949)
Amalia Schmidt (1873 - 1947)

Carl Edmund Schaefer (1892 - 1964)*

This post was so much fun, Morgan! Great job.

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