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Koerner Cemetery
Kickapoo Township, Section 15,
Peoria County

This is a small cemetery located within the property of W. H. Sommer Park.
The Park is located one-half mile South of Illinois Rt 150 on Koerner Road.

This cemetery is maintained by Sommer Park and the Peoria Park District.
It is well kept and is an excellent example of a geniune prairie- style cemetery.
 

 

 

Jacob and Christina Koerner were German immigrants who in 1848 settled the land that is now Sommer Park.

BASSLER, Kathrina  b. July 30, 1829 d. Jan. 20, 1893
BORNSHEUER, Elsie, d/o H. & L. BORNSHEUER, Aug. 10,1893 - June 16, 1894

FINCK, Carrie April 17,1863- Aug. 25, 1916
FINCK, Robert, s/o J. F. & C.F. FINCK, b. Feb. 27, 1861 d. May 12, 1884
Rest, brother, rest in quiet sleep. While Friends in sorrow are here weep.

Masonic Stone:
HALLER, Conrad J.  Jan. 20, 1845 - Jan. 1, 1924
HALLER, Lugina Dowlins, his wife Dec. 5, 1846 - Jan 3, 1916
In front of the masonic stone is:

Haller, Conrad Jacob  PVT Co A 77 ILL Inf.  Civil War 
Koerner, Jacob  geb. Jan. 13, 1790 ges. Jan. 13, 1867, 77yrs 
Koerner, Infant dau of F.W. & P. Koerner, born and died Mar. 9, 1900 
Koerner, Christian  Mar. 27,1834 - Mar. 9,1902 
Koerner, Nancy Ann, w/o G. Koerner, b. Aug. 24, 1839 d. Apr. 7, 1877

Koerner, David  Oct. 15, 1835 - Sept. 18, 1905
Koerner, Louise C. Seibold  His wife    July 17, 1837 - Mar. 31, 1913

STRINGER, John  Corp. ABNER Eads Co. Mto Ranger Vols. Indian War  Nov. 3, 1805 - May 15, 1885

 

 

 † For more Information†

W. H. Sommer Park 
Koerner Cemetery
6329 Koerner Road
Edwards, IL 
309-691-8423

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