Fred B. Priemer, Sr. gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. November 27, 1885 in Berlin, Germany
D. May 5, 1962
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Additional Information:

According to the U.S., World War II Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: Fred Priemer; Place of Residence: roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Cook County, ILL; Mailing Address: Roselle, R. 1. ILL.’ Telephone: Roselle 2001; Age in Years: 56; Date of Birth: Nov. 27, 1885; Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany; Name and Address of Person who will Always know your Address: Dorothy Priemer, Roselle, R 1. Ill.; Employer’s Name and Address: Self employed; Race: White: Height: 5ft 6 in; Weight: 203; Eyeys: Blue; Hair: Gray; Complexion: Light; Signed: April 27, 1942”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Schaumburg Township, Cook County, IL living on Roselle Route 1, the household members were:

“Fred Primer (sic Priemer), head, age 54, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Germany, lived in Dundee, Kane County, IL in 1935, occupation: bar tender – tavern; Dorothy Primer, wife, age 43, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Germany, living in Dundee, Kane County, IL in 1935; Freddie Primer, son, age 4, single, born in Illinois”

According to the 1950 U.S. Census for Glenview Village, Northfield Township, Cook County, IL living on 1852 Prairie, the household members were:

“Fred Priemer, head, age 65, married, born in Germany, Naturalized?: Yes, Occupation: Bartender – Tavern, Was he living in this same house a year ago?: Yes, What country were his father and mother born in?: Germany, What is the highest grade of school that he has attended?: S10, Did he finish this grade?: Yes, Last year in how many weeks did this person do any work at all?: 48, Last year (1949) how much money did he earn working as an employee for wages or salary?: $4,000, Did he ever serve in the U.S. Armed Forces during – WWII?: No, WWI?: No, Any other time including present service?: No; Dorothy Priemer, wife, age 53, married, born in Germany, Naturalized: Yes; Fred Priemer, son, age 14, never married, born in Illinois”

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Monday, May 7, 1962, page 61:

“PRIEMER – Fred Priemer Sr of Round Lake, Ill., beloved husband of Dora; dear father of Fred Jr.  Services Tuesday, 2 p.m. at the MacGillis Funeral Home, Round Lake, Interment Fort Hill cemetery.  Kimball 6-3300.”