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Herman Heinrich Torbeck

Born - Monday, November 25, 1889

Febing, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Friday, July 3,1964

Byron, Thayer County, Nebraska

Buried - Sunday, July 5, 1964

 Johnson Cemetery

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska



Johnson Cemetery






1stWife - Marie Maggie (Nordbrock) Torbeck

Born - November 14, 1891 - Nebraska

Married -  May 10, 1917

Died -  July 19, 1926

Buried - Johnson Cemetery

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Father - Thomas Nordbrock

Mother - Hilka Oltmanns (Bunger) Nordbrock





Wedding Vows Assumed By Worthy Couple


Miss Marie Nordbrock and

Herman Torbeck Wed

Ceremony Was Performed Last Thursday Afternoon

at Stone Church in Presence of Relatives and Friends

To Live In Johnson


The marriage of Miss Marie Nordbrock and Herman Torbeck

took place last Thursday afternoon at the Stone church, the

ceremony being performed by the Pastor Rev. E. Pett, in the

presence of a company of relatives and friends. At three o'clock

the bride and groom entered the church attended by Miss Dora

Torbeck, sister of the groom and Mr. Otto Harms. The bride

looked charming in a white satin gown with long tulle veil and

carried an armful of white carnations. Following the ceremony

and congratulations a wedding reception was held at the home

of the bride's mother.


This ceremony united in marriage two well known and popular

young people who came from among the best families of the

county. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Hilke Nordbrock and

was raised in this community where she is well known and is

admired by all because of her many beautiful traits of character

and her sunny disposition. She has always been popular in the

life of the neighborhood and will be missed by those with whom

she has been associated. 


The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Torbeck of Johnson

and having spent his life in this community he has a wide

acquaintance and enjoys the confidence of all who know him.

He is a young man of sterling character and habits of industry

and one who commands the respect of everybody. At present

he is a manager of the elevator at Johnson. The young couple

went to their new home they took the sincere congratulations

of good wishes of many friends who trust that happiness and

prosperity may await them in the years to come.


Nemaha County Herald


May 18, 1917





2ndWife - Emma Barbara Weber (Mittelberg) Torbeck

Born - October 25, 1892

Married - January 18, 1933

Died - May 12, 1980

Johnson County Hospital

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - May 12, 1980

Park Hill Cemetery
Syracuse, Otoe County, Nebraska





Son - Melvin Herman Torbeck

Born - April 28, 1923


Son - Harold Herman Torbeck

Born -  July 9, 1926



Sister - Theta (Torbeck) Marquart

Born - March 19, 1878


Sister - Hilka Johanna (Torbeck) Malpert

Born - March 3, 1880


Sister -Christena (Torbeck) Schleufer

Born - January 16, 1882


Brother - John W. Torbeck

Born - March 28, 1884

Brother - Fred W. Torbeck

Born - March 14, 1886


Sister - Augusta (Torbeck) Schleufer

Born - December 6, 1887

Sister - Emma (Torbeck) Oestmann

Born - April 11, 1892

Brother - Dietrich "Dick" Torbeck

Born - January 21, 1895


Sister - Dora (Torbeck) Harms

Born - December 17, 1896

Sister - Anna (Torbeck) Kienker

Born - September 14, 1900


Father - Reiner Hillerichs Torbeck

Mother - Christena (Dirks) Torbeck





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