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Eureka, South Dakota 1887-2012: Celebrating 125 Years

Eureka 125th Quasquicentennial Book Committee, Eureka, South Dakota, 2012, 528 pages, hardcover.


The Table of Contents includes:  Welcome from the Mayor; Governor’s Proclamation; Letters from the Chairmen; The BIG “Q” in One-Two; Map of Eureka; Eureka – Small Town, Great Services; Eureka History 1987-2012; McPherson County History; Area Communities & Connections; School History; Church Histories; Service & Social Organizations; Business Histories; If These Walls Could Talk; Agriculture; Nature’s Wrath; Whole Lotta Music Goin’ On; Schmeckfest; Picture Perfect Prairie Town; Celebrations, Family Histories; A Time to Remember; Supporters; and Index.

The Family Histories for pages 262 to 446 include:  Ackerman, Aeilts, Aman, Anderson, Arneson, Bauer, Beck, Bensen, Bentz, Bergman, Berreth, Bertsch, Beutler, Bieber, Boe, Boschee, Brinkmeyer, Brockel, Brown, Burrer, Burton, Busk, Chase, Clark, Connell, Cooper, Curran, Dais, Dasovich, Delzer, Deurmier, Dockter, Doerr, Dohn, Duemig, Eberhart, Ehmke, Ell, Erickson, Fauth, Fink, Fischer, Fuller, Funk, Gab, Gauer, Gebhardt, Geist, Gienger, Gill, Glaesman, Goehring, Goetz, Gould, Greco, Grenz, Griewski, Grosz, Gruebele, Hanson, Hardegger, Harr, Hatch, Haupt, Heilman, Heinrich, Heiser, Heupel, Heyd, Hieb, Hilgemann, Hoellein, Hoff, Hoffman, Holzwarth, Huber, Hudson, Hulscher, Imberi, Ingerson, Jakober, Jantzen, Joachim, Johnson, Jundt, Jung, Kafer, Kallenberger, Kary, Kauk, Kaul, Kelle, Kempf, Keszler, Kiesz, Kirschenmann, Knoepfle, Koerner, Kolar, Kramlich, Krein, Kucera, Kunz, Kurle, Kusler, Ladner, Lang, Lapp, Libis, Lutz, Maier, Martel, Marty, May, Mehlhaff, Merkel, Mettler, Metzger, Miller, Morlock, Mulder, Mutschler, Nehlich, Neuharth, Nikolas, Obenauer, Odenbach, Olien, Olson, Opp, Oster, Ostrowski, Oswald, Ottenbacher, Peaslee, Pfeiffer, Pleinis, Preszler, Quenzer, Quinn, Raile, Rau, Regula, Reich, Ritter, Roggenkamp, Rohrbach, Sandbulte, Sayler, Schaeffer, Schaible, Scheueffle, Schick, Schlenker, Schmitt, Schnabel, Schock, Schrum, Schulkoski, Schumacher, Schutz, Schwingler, Serr, Staebner, Stewart, Stickelmyer, Straub, Streifel, Stuckle, Svendsen, Thompson, Trautman, Volzke, Wald, Wanner, Weber, Weisbeck, Weller, Wiederanders, Willt, Witlock, Wittmayer, Woehlhaff, Wolff, and Zimmerman.

The section for A Time to Remember for Pages 447 to 466 include:  Mary Fischer, Les Heilman, Gerhard and Ella Hoffman, Sam Jakober, Willian A. ‘Bill’ Merkel, Jr., Clarence Nehlich, Edmund and Hulda Opp, Ted and Ida Opp, Dr. Susan Ostrowski, Christian and Christine Schumacher, Henry W. Straub, and Quinton and Arlene Wolff.

July 4, 1919. World War I soldiers and nurses with the Eureka Chapter of the Red Cross, in front of livery barn and J.E. Zoerb's Eureka Garage. Photograph courtesy of Duane Stabler.
Eureka Bazaar interior 1918-1921. Jacob Lapp, George Metzger, Fred Schanzenbach, George Kelle, Emma Flemmer, Della Greiser, Theodore Straub, Edmund Schamber, Henry Bieber, and Jacob Mauch. Photograph courtesy of Henry Straub.
The Bank of Eureka built in 1887. Owner Charles Pfeffer is 6th from the left. The Casper Hatz store is beside this bank. Note street lamp on right side. Photograph courtesy of Eureka Pioneer Museum.
Johann Brandt Store built in 1890 on the northwest corner of Market and Pfeffer streets. Photograph courtesy of Eureka Pioneer Museum.

Eureka, South Dakota 1887 – 2012:  Celebrating 125 Years

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