Born 6 Feb 1887 Hoff Township, Pope County, Minnesota, died 13 Jan 1962 Coleraine, Itasca County, Minnesota, 74 years
Married 6 May 1914 Sedan, Pope County, Minnesota (37 years married) to:
Elizabeth Lilly MARTIN, daughter of William Joseph MARTIN and Catherine Bridget ROONEY.
Born 28 Apr 1889 Bangor, Pope, Minnesota, USA, died 10 Mar 1952 Taconite, Itasca County, Minnesota, 62 years, buried Taconite, MN
Baptismal sponsors: Bernard Kilian, Bary Kilian.
Elizabeth Martin has by far more descendants than any of her siblings. An interesting observation: Many of the women married younger men.
1. Gerald Dennis CHAMBERLAIN
Born 20 Feb 1915 Clonfarf, Swift County, Minnesota, died 17 May 1991 Itasca County, Minnesota, 76 years
2. Martin Edward CHAMBERLAIN
Born 13 Oct 1916 Clontarf, Swift County, Minnesota, died 19 Aug 2008 Taconite, Itasca County, Minnesota, 91 years
Martin E. "Mike" Chamberlain, 91, of Taconite, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Home and Comfort.
He was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Clontarf, Minn., the son of Lilly and Dan Chamberlain. Martin and Amelia Pianfetti were married on Feb. 9, 1946, in Hibbing. Mike graduated from the University of Minnesota as a valedictorian with a degree in business administration. He worked for 42 years as a mine controller for Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company. He was elected for 41 years of service as the clerk of Taconite.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Taconite. Mike loved being with his family, especially at the cabin, and he enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, crossword puzzles and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Amelia, of Taconite; sons: Dennis (Dolores) of Watsonville, Calif., Paul (Rita) of Eagan, Minn., Jerome (Pam) of New Ulm, Minn., and Mark (Jane) of Bovey; daughters, Mary Ann (Bob) Jens of St. Paul, and Jean (Dennis) Jennings of Libertyville, Ill.; sisters: Kathleen, Madeline "Honey," and Shirley; a brother, Terry; grandchildren: Martin, Patrick, Matt, Staci, Michael, Jessica, Sam, Meghan, Aaron, Max and Mariel; great-grandchildren: Eleora, Michael, Savannah, Evelyn and Cody; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Gerald "Dan," Tim and Mickey; a sister, Muriel Holzemer; grandsons Bobby Jens and Jonathan Chamberlain; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Chamberlain.
Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Coleraine.
3. Clement John CHAMBERLAIN
Born 24 Aug 1918 Pope County, Minnesota, died 29 Aug 1969 Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, 51 years
In one letter from Lil to her sister Kate Gaffaney (who was living wit h husband Jim, daughter Julia, and son Ambrose on his farm) in Novembe r 1943, she says, “Timmy came home in Sep. He had another attack of M alaria and had written that he was just out of the hosp. I’d been pre tty worried about him when one day he stepped off the bus. He had com e by Air Pacific across the Pacific from Brisbane to San Francisco & h ad enough time to spend a week at home. he is rather thin, & older lo oking & quite nervous & restless. when he went back to Calif. he go t Malaria again & was in the hosp in Santa Ana, then he was sent to Tu cson Ariz. as a plane dispatcher …”
Tim officially died of encephalitis. He became ill in Seattle while o n Air Force reserve maneuvers, returned home and became somewhat paral yzed and then developed other symptoms and died in a veteran’s hospita l. But his brother Martin (“Mike”) said in a letter to Lyle Martin, “ Timmy had a terribly sun stroke in 1969, and after lingering for a cou ple of months in the hospital died around Sept. 1, 1969.”
4. Alan Jerome CHAMBERLAIN
Born 30 sep 1920 Wadena County, Minnesota, died 1971 Colerine, Itasca County, Minnesota, 50 or 51 years
“Mike” Martin, his brother, said “Mickey had been married for awhile a nd then divorced. He had one daughter, “Cherie” Mickey died I believ e around 1971, also after a couple of months hospitalization from comp lications of emphysema.”
5. Kathleen Dulcie CHAMBERLAIN
Born 4 sep 1922 Wadena County, Minnesota, died 24 sep 2010 Taconite, Itasca County, Minnesota, 88 years
KATHLEEN (CHAMBERLAIN) LECLAIR
Kathleen (Chamberlain) LeClair, 88, of Taconite, died Friday, Sept. 24 , 2010, surrounded by family after a courageous fight with cancer.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents, Lily and Dennis Chamber lain; her loving husband, Dellwood LeClair; her daughter, Tereasa (Pat ) Covier; her sister, Muriel Holzemer; her brothers, Mike, Dan, Micke y and Tim Chamberlain.
Kathleen is survived by her children, Kay Preston of Bemidji; Dell (Da wn) LeClair of Bovey; Bernadette LeClair of Eagan, Michelle "Micki' (M ick) Metzer of Coleraine; Debra LeClair (Joe Marinaro) of Blaine; Barb ara (Roger) Erjavec of Shakopee; Kevin LeClair of Taconite; 25 grandch ildren, 41 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; he r sisters, Shirley (Richard) Stocco of Nashwauk and Honey (Al) Medin a of Fort Worth, Texas; her brother, Terry (Dorie) Chamberlain of For t Worth, Texas; and sister-in-law, Amelia Chamberlain of Taconite.
Kathleen was the 2000 Itasca County Senior Citizen of the Year, a memb er of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, Cursill o, Taconite Elderberries, Triad, Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital Auxi liary, KIWI and numerous other volunteer activities.
VISITATION: 6-8 P.M. Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 in the Peterson Funeral Ch apel of Coleraine and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, preceding the Mass of C hristian Burial in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Taconite. Intermen t will be in the Lakeview Cemetery in Coleraine.
6. Madeline E CHAMBERLAIN PRIVACY FILTER
7. Muriel Marie CHAMBERLAIN
Born 30 Jul 1927 Coleraine, Itasca County, Minnesota, died 20 Jan 1971 Taconite, Itasca County, Minnesota, 43 years
Muriel was killed running a snowmobile at night and crossed one of th e mine roads near Taconite and hit a mine truck. Her husband remarrie d and continued to live in Taconite.
8. Shirlie Jane CHAMBERLAIN PRIVACY FILTER
9. Terrance P CHAMBERLAIN
Born 24 Jun 1932 Taconite, Itasca County, Minnesota, died 10 Nov 2011 Ft. Worth, Tarrant, Texas, 79 years