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My husband and I visited Holstein & Ida Grove in October 2018. We found many real estate transactions by Claus and Marie Reimers at the Ida County Courthouse. Included here is what we found with other information for context. We also found out from the librarian in Ida Grove that the local newspaper archives are searchable for free on the internet. I found several articles about our family when I got home. Following is a summary of the real estate transactions, businesses that they owned and places they lived:
Here is a conversation his sons: my dad, Dean Kelley, had with his brother Warren Kelley reminiscing about family stories. Claus Reimers was their grandfather: