Melvin August Gustav Maschman
1923 - 1997



FACTS AT A GLANCE
BORN: 06 AUG 1923
         Daykin, Nebraska
BAPTISED: 1923
         St. John's Lutheran Church
         Daykin, Nebraska
CONFIRMED: 26 SEP 1937
         St. John's Lutheran Church
         Daykin, Nebraska
MARRIED: Delores Jane POLAGE
         13 MAY 1951
         St. John's Lutheran Church
         Daykin, Nebraska
DIED: 21 JAN 1997
         Johnson County, Nebraska



Melvin August Gustav Maschman was the tenth of thirteen children born to Ben and Anna Maschman. While his parents surname was Maschman (as indicated by numerous records and their burial markers), many records show Melvin and his brothers Loren and Elmer using the surname "Marschman" (with an 'r') once they reached adulthood.

For many years, Melvin farmed the land his father and grandfather had farmed before him. He married Delores Jane Polage in 1951 and they had two children: Gary and Shari

Melvin eventually quit farming and became a hail adjuster.

Melvin died in 1997 was buried in the Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery in Daykin, Nebraska.


WIFE of Melvin August Gustav Maschmann:
    Delores Jane POLAGE
     1930-2008

PARENTS of Melvin August Gustav Maschmann:
    Bernhard "Ben" MASCHMANN

     1881-1960
    Anna Katarina Emma DREES
     1886-1974

CHILDREN of Melvin August Gustav Maschmann:
   1. Gary Lynn MARSCHMAN
   2. Sheri RaNae (BACHLE)




DREES FAMILY HOMEPAGE


References:
  A Genealogy and History for the Family of Albert and Ethel Drees, by Donna Widenhoefer
  The Drees Family Tree, Book II, by Elsie Spicer
  1930 U.S. Federal Census for Eureka Pct., Jefferson Co. NE
  1940 U.S. Federal Census for Eureka Pct., Jefferson Co. NE
  U.S. Social Security Death Index
  WEB: Find A Grave