Gordon Ferdinand Welke

Gordon Ferdinand Welke was the son of Ferdinand Welke and Mary M. Dargatz. He was born 24 January 1931 in Millet, Alberta, Canada. As it is written on the photograph this picture was taken in April 1950 probably in Alberta. Later in that same year, Gordon crossed the border into the United States.

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J. R. Findsen

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Mary Magdalena Dargatz

Mary Magdalena Dargatz was the daughter of Herman F. Dargatz and Amelia Klukas. She was born on 21 Jul 1904 in Millet, Alberta, Canada. At the age of nineteen, Mary married Polish immigrant Ferdinand Welke. Together they had six children. Mary passed away on 30 May 1986 in Cle Elum, Washington.

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J. R. Findsen