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August Frederic Handke
 Born
19 December 1911 - Windsor, Colorado, United States of America - [ s1092 s1201 ]
 Died
3 December 2008 - Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America - [ s1092 s1201 ]
 Father
Born 26 October 1881 - Died 12 June 1955
 Mother
Born 16 January 1882 - Died 10 December 1967
 Spouse
Born 12 November 1914 - Died 3 September 2003
 Married
6 September 1936 - Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America - [ s1201 ]
 Child 1
 
 Child 2
Born 16 January 1882 - Died 10 December 1967
 Child 3
Born 23 April 1952 - Died 3 March 1976
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GENERAL NOTES
United States Social Security Death Index
Given Name: August
Middle Name: F
Surname: Handke
Birth Date: 19 December 1911
Social Security Number: 524-10-9897
State: Colorado
Last Place of Residence: El paso, Colorado
Previous Residence Postal Code: 80906
Event Date: 3 December 2008
Age: 97
[RFSS May 2009]

Notice published in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Sunday 7 December 2008 reads
AUGUST FREDERIC HANDKE

Born Dec. 19, 1911. Died Dec. 3, 2008
Professor, longtime Colorado Springs resident.

Survived by two daughters, Jan Louise and Margaretta Sinton.

Service 11:30 a.m. Dec. 20, Chapel of Our Savior Episcopal Church, 8 Fourth St. Imperial Funeral Home, Pueblo.


Obituary published in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Friday 19 December 2008 reads
HANDKE
August Frederic Handke
December 19, 1911 - December 3, 2008

August Frederic Handke, 96, longtime Colorado Springs resident, died at home December 3. 2008. He was born December 19, 1911 in Windsor, Colorado to Margaretta Jane Sinton and August Martin Handke and moved to Colorado Springs shortly thereafter.

He graduated from Colorado Springs (Palmer) High School and then attended Stanford University. In 1934 he graduated from Colorado College. He then returned for a year at Stanford Business School with his future wife of 66 years, Lillian Adelaide Wallberg. They were married September 6, 1936. He later completed a Masters degree in education from Colorado College and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston. He taught drama at Colorado Springs (Palmer) High School, worked in life insurance, and taught finance at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri.

He is survived by his daughters Jan Louise Handke of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Margaretta Sinton Handke (Leigh Pomeroy) of Mankato, Minnesota, twin grandsons Ross Pomeroy and Wiltam Frederic Handke, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death in September, 2003 by his wife Lilian, in March, 1976 by his youngest daughter Christine Walaberg Handke, and by his parents.

Memoral services will be 11:30 am. Saturday December 20 at Chapel of Our Savior Episcopal Church, 8 Fourth St. 80906. Canned good donations to Care and Share food bank welcomed. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the chanty of the giver's choice or to Collegiate Peaks Anglers, attn. Karen Dils. 29940 CR 353E, Buena Vista, CO 61211 (719-39S-6949)

These two transcripts come courtesy of the Pikes Peak Library District's Special Collections
[RFSS Oct 2010]
MARRIAGE NOTES
Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006
Name: A. Frederick Handke
Event Date: 6 Sep 1936
Event Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Age: 24
Birth Year (Estimated): 1912
Spouse's Name: Lillian A. Walberg
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1915
Page: 21550
GS Film number: 001690084
Digital Folder Number: 005203170
Image Number: 03614
[RFSS Dec 2013]

Marriage Record of August Frederick Handke and Lillian Adelaide Walberg - 6 September 1936
Marriage Record of August Frederick Handke and Lillian Adelaide Walberg - 6 September 1936
[RFSS Sep 2014]
SOURCES
[ s1092 ] Social Security Death Index - United States of America - SS#: 524-10-9897
[ s1201 ] Obituary - Published in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Friday 19 December 2008 - OB2008-19-12-AFH
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