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As the pages of the calendar turned from the 19th Century to the 20th, the family of Louisa Koehlmoos traveled from Coopers Grove, Illinois, to Nebraska, while Ernst Gemelke floated across the sea to America. The two came to meet near Pilger, a small town in Northeast Nebraska. They eventually married, enjoying their life on the farm while raising seven children.This book is their story, along with information about and photographs of their parents, siblings and family.
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About the Author
LaRayne Topp is a Nebraska native, growing up on the farm of her grandparents, Ernst and Louisa (Koehlmoos) Gemelke. This is her fifth book of non-fiction, including Eighty-one Seconds: The Attack and Aftermath as Tornadoes Hit Pilger, Stanton, Wakefield and Wisner, Nebraska; Letters from Lee: One Man's Story of Vietnam; Women at the Reins: Farm Memories Based on the Collection From Mules to Microwaves; Images of America: a pictorial history of Cuming County, Nebraska; and Just Go: The Idea Book, Discovering what you have to offer.