Descendants of John Baumler



1 John Baumler died in 1870 in Germany. John married Margaret Boyer, daughter of Lorenz (Lawrence) Boyer. Margaret was born in 1837 in Prussia and died after 1912 in Germany. They had three children.

2-Martin Baumler was born on 22 Aug 1856 in Trauuschendorf, Bavaria, died on 24 Aug 1919 in St. Lucas at age 63, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. emigrated in 1882. Martin married Barbara Bodensteiner on 7 Apr 1885 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, daughter of Johan Karl Bodensteiner and Margaretha Balk. Barbara was born on 25 Jan 1866 in St. Lucas, died on 9 Nov 1897 in St. Lucas at age 31, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had five children. Martin appears in the 1900 census as a widow. Charles and Lizzie were born in South Dakota.

3-Martin Baumler was born on 22 Aug 1886 in St. Lucas and died young. He did not register for the draft.

3-Carl Andreas Baumler was born on 1 Apr 1887 in Miller, South Dakota and died in Mar 1965 in Iowa at age 77. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating he was employed as a carpenter in Fort Atkinson. Carl married Mathilda Elizabeth Scholbrock on 10 May 1921, daughter of Clemens Scholbrock and Anna Lechtenberg. Mathilda was born on 28 Oct 1898 in Festina and died on 10 Feb 1989 in West Union at age 90. They had ten children.

4-Reynold C. Baumler was born on 2 Feb 1922 in St. Lucas, died on 22 Mar 2008 in Good Samaritan Home, West Union at age 86, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Reynold married Helen Margaret Wagner. Helen was born on 28 Apr 1918. They had five children. He served in World War II with the 183rd Ordinance and saw active duty in the Philippines. He owned and operated Baumler Building Service, West Union. Over the years he designed and built many homes and barns in and around Fayette County. He also constructed additions to many local businesses in West Union.

5-James Carl Baumler was born on 2 Feb 1948 in West Union. James married Marsha Louise. Marsha was born in 1948. They had two children.

6-Amanda A. Baumler was born in 1981.

6-Jamie L. Baumler was born on 11 Jan 1983.

5-Mary Jane Baumler was born in Jan 1949. She married James Tope. He was born in Aug 1948. They have a daughter.

6-Carrie Baumler

5-Sally Ann Baumler was born in 1952.

5-Margaret Carol Baumler was born in 1954. Margaret married Bruce C. Hovden. Bruce was born in 1953. They had two children.

6-April Lea Hovden was born in 1976.

6-Ross John Hovden was born in 1982.

4-Donald Baumler was born on 24 Dec 1923 and died on 14 Feb 1924.

4-Melvin John Baumler was born on 24 Dec 1924 in West Union, died on 28 Apr 2004 in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester at age 79, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Melvin married Rita Theresa Lansing, daughter of Henry W. Lansing and Ida C. Blong. Rita was born on 8 Jun 1928 in Springfield. They had seven children.

Survivors include his wife, Rita; three sons, Don, Mark and Kevin, all of West Union; four daughters, Jean Baumler of Kauii, Hawaii, Arlene Smith of La Crosse, Wis., Ruth McKinnon of Clyde, Calif., and Diane Hakansson of Palo Alto, Calif.; three sisters, Lou Ann Throndson of Lawler and Colleen Guenther and Norma Wurzer, both of West Union; and three brothers, Reynold of West Union, Gerald of Waucoma and Irenus of Waukon.

5-Jean Ann Baumler was born in 1951.

5-Arlene Baumler was born on 1 May 1952. Arlene married Steven Smith. Steven was born on 1 Mar 1952 in LaCrosse.

5-Ruth Baumler was born on 18 Jan 1954. Ruth married Mr. McKinnon. Mr. was born in Clyde, CA.

5-Donald Carl Baumler was born on 22 Jan 1958. Donald married Madonna (Donna Lee) Hemesath, daughter of Alphonse John Hemesath and DeEtta Huinker. Madonna was born on 27 Feb 1960. They had one daughter.

6-Karla Jo Baumler was born on 14 Aug 1984 in West Union.

5-Mark John Baumler was born on 23 Feb 1960.

5-Diane C. Baumler was born in 1962. Diane married Midael K. Hakansson. Midael was born in 1969 in Palto Alto.

5-Kevin Joseph Baumler was born on 11 Dec 1965. Kevin married Angela Sue. Angela was born in 1967.

4-Cyril Herman Baumler was born on 1 Mar 1927 in St. Lucas, died on 10 Jun 2002 in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester at age 75, and was buried in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Calmar. Cyril married Theresa Elizabeth Lansing, daughter of Henry W. Lansing and Ida C. Blong. Theresa was born on 15 Oct 1932. They had five children.

5-David G. Baumler was born on 31 Dec 1957. David married Becky S. Darling. Becky was born on 16 Jul 1962. They had two children.

6-Jessica Marie Baumler was born in 1983.

6-Scott Alan Baumler was born on 30 Sep 1985.

5-Gary C. Baumler was born on 7 Aug 1959. Gary married Denise M. Hovden. Denise was born on 31 Aug 1960.

5-Janet Baumler was born on 15 Jan 1960. Janet married William Coffey.

5-Duane C. Baumler was born on 2 Nov 1962. Duane married Janice M. Sherburne. Janice was born on 29 Nov 1962.

5-JoAnn Mary Baumler was born from 1966 to 1970. JoAnn married Loren Leonard Kuennen on 19 Sep 1992, son of Clarence Victor Kuennen and Geneva Mathilda Huinker. Loren was born on 17 Jun 1967. They had two children.

6-Tanner Kuennen was born on 3 Oct 1996.

6-Alex Kuennen was born on 14 Sep 1998.

4-Cornelius (Neil) Baumler was born on 24 Jun 1929, died in May 1975 at age 45, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Cornelius married Lorraine Erma Schmitt. Lorraine was born on 1 Jul 1931.

5-Annette Baumler married Donald Heyman.

5-Conrad Reynold Baumler was born

5-Bonnie Lou Baumler was born in 1954. She married David R. Rowland. They have two sons.

6-Nicholas James Rowland was born 26 Oct 1978.

6-Thomas Carl Rowland was born 14 May 1982.

5-Debra Colleen Baumler was born in 1958. She married Dennis L. Canfield on 1 Jul 1978 in Grace United Methodist Church, Oelwein. They have two children, Darcy Ann and Jon Michael.

5-Joyce Baumler was born about 1961.

5-Keith G. Baumler was born in 1964. He married Lisa Ann.

5-Brian C. Baumler was born in 1966.

5-Bradley Baumler was born in 1969. He married Marylynn.

4-Gerald Joseph Baumler was born on 17 Aug 1931. He seved in the US Army in Korea. Gerald married Lois Ann Bouska on 10 Sep 1958, daughter of Edward James Bouska and Emma A. Myers. Lois was born on 30 Apr 1938. They had nine children.

5-Kathleen Baumler was born on 14 Jun 1959.

5-Steven Joseph Baumler was born on 16 Jan 1961. Steven married Karla Jean Lueschow Swatek. Karla was born in 1961.

5-Susan Marie Baumler was born on 28 Jun 1962. Susan married Edward Michael Doyle. Edward was born in 1962.

5-Margaret Baumler was born on 1 Apr 1964.

5-Bernice Baumler was born on 6 Feb 1966.

5-Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Baumler was born on 21 Jan 1968. Elizabeth married Scott Roberts. Scott was born on 14 Apr 1966. They had two children.

6-Mikala Maria Roberts was born in 1998.

6-Lisa Ann Roberts was born in 2000.

5-Alice K. Baumler was born on 12 Oct 1969.

5-Laurie Jean Baumler was born on 30 Sep 1971. Laurie married Ronald James Selken.

5-Kim J. Baumler was born on 6 Feb 1974.

4-Irenus Joseph Baumler was born on 21 Feb 1936. He married Marlene Ann Ehler, daughter of Felix Ehler and Bertha Wenthold. Marlene was born on 21 Nov 1937, died on 6 Nov 2002 in Veterans Memorial Hospital at age 64, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery. They had three children.

5-Kenneth A. Baumler was born on 4 Feb 1961. Kenneth married Jan Ellen. Jan was born on 22 Dec 1965.

5-Sharon K. Baumler was born on 9 Jun 1962.

5-Allan C. Baumler was born on 23 Aug 1968. Allan married Kim M. Kim was born on 20 Apr 1968.

4-Coleen Ann Baumler was born on 3 Oct 1938. Coleen married Gerald Max Guenther. Gerald was born on 4 Mar 1933.

4-Norma Jean Baumler was born on 23 Mar 1941. Norma married Edward Conrad Wurzer Jr. on 13 May 1961, son of Edward O. Wurzer and Elizabeth Kuennen. Edward was born on 21 Nov 1934. They had four children. They live in West Union.

5-Darin Edward Wurzer was born on 16 Feb 1962. Darin married Monica Michaels on 26 Jan 1980. Monica was born on 8 May 1960. They had three children. Living in Fort Atkinson.

6-Daniel E. Wurzer was born on 24 Jun 1980.

6-Sarah J. Wurzer was born on 30 May 1981.

6-Marissa Ann Wurzer was born on 13 Mar 1984.

5-Cheryl Wurzer was born on 13 Dec 1963. Cheryl married Stuart Gage on 20 Sep 1985. They had two children.

6-Carissa Gage

6-Stuart Gage Jr.

5-Shelly Wurzer was born on 16 Oct 1965. Shelly married Dana Kellog on 23 Sep 1989. They had two children.

6-Kelsey Kellog was born on 6 May 1996.

6-Kasey Kellog was born on 19 May 1999.

5-Dion G. Wurzer was born on 28 Apr 1967.

4-Louann Baumler Louann married Mr. Thordson.

3-Elizabeth Baumler was born on 4 Sep 1888 in South Dakota and died in 1949 in Elk Point, South Dakota at age 61. Elizabeth married Henry Sommers Giberson. He was born on 1 Mar 1882 in Minnesota. They had seven children. He registered for the draft stating he was employed as a steam fitter for H. H. Christensen in Ceylon, Martin Co., Minnesota. His nearest relative was his wife, Lizzie.

4-Raymond Giberson was born on 11 Oct 1914 in Armstrong, Iowa and died in Apr 1985 in Reno at age 70. Raymond married Bonnie.

4-Alphonse Giberson was born on 7 May 1916 in Bird, Iowa and died in Nov 1986 at age 70. Alphonse married Olga.

4-Marie Giberson was born on 16 May 1917.

4-Linus Giberson was born on 8 Mar 1919 in Minnesota.

4-Esther Gibberson was born on 3 Aug 1920 in Jackson, Minnesota and died in 1932 in River City, South Dakota at age 12.

4-Vera Giberson was born on 12 Sep 1923 in Hawarden, Iowa. Vera married Mr. Eslick.

4-Barbara M. Giberson was born on 3 Oct 1924 in Hawarden, Sioux Co., Iowa. Barbara married Ernest Minter. Ernest was born on 28 Nov 1922 and died on 30 Aug 1983 in South Dakota at age 60.

3-John H. Baumler was born on 6 Jan 1896 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Nov 1949 in Rochester at age 53. In the 1920, John and Mary are listed as step-children. In 1918 he was employed on his father's farm in Auburn. John married Marie Bieker on 25 Apr 1933, daughter of William Bieker and Anna Marie Meyer. Marie was born on 3 Mar 1913 in Auburn Twp. and died on 19 Sep 1994 in Lawler at age 81. They had four children.

4-Eugene Baumler was born from 1934 to 1945 and died on 18 Apr 1959 in Lawler at age 24.

4-Verlene E. Baumler was born on 1 Jun 1937. Verlene married Ronald John Maher. Ronald was born in 1936. They had three children.

5-Robin L. Maher was born on 31 Jul 1964.

5-Shelly J. Maher was born on 8 Jun 1973.

5-Rachelle Jean Maher was born on 8 Jun 1973.

4-Sharalee Baumler was born in 1943. Sharalee married Donald F. Kurtenbach. Donald was born in 1941. They had three children.

5-Michael J. Kurtenbach was born in 1969.

5-Craig Jeffrey Kurtenbach was born in 1971.

5-Scott J. Kurtenbach was born in 1976.

4-Linda L. Baumler was born on 12 Dec 1949. Linda married Lauren Kuehner on 2 May 1970, son of Carl N. Kuehner and Theresa A. Wurzer. Lauren was born on 11 Apr 1949. They had four children.

5-Travis John Kuehner was born on 17 May 1975. Travis married Laura Bochantine.

5-Jessica Kuehner was born on 6 Oct 1976. Jessica married Michael Scott Bealer.

5-Gwen M. Kuehner was born on 4 Sep 1978.

5-Eric C. Kuehner was born on 28 Jan 1980.

3-Mary Ann Baumler was born on 10 Jan 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Sep 1945 in Cresco at age 48. Mary married Raymond Henry Reicks on 24 Jan 1921 in St. Luke's, son of Edward Reicks and Margaret (Maggie) Tillman. Raymond was born on 5 May 1899 in Carroll, Iowa and died on 22 Nov 1973 in Cresco at age 74. They had eight children.

4-Rufina Elizabeth Reicks was born on 29 Nov 1922 and died on 19 Jun 1999 in Cresco at age 76. Rufina married Francis Lickteig on 18 Sep 1947, son of Frank Lickteig and Louise Steffen. Francis was born on 19 Dec 1920 in Cresco, died on 27 Aug 2002 in Cresco at age 81, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. They had three children.

5-Dale Francis Lickteig was born in 1950. Dale married Barbara J. Fenske. They had two children.

6-David F. Lickteig was born on 28 Jan 1977.

6-Dean W. Lickteig was born on 23 Aug 1980.

5-Marilyn Louise Lickteig Marilyn married Duane Glen Ollendick on 24 Nov 1972. They had two children. The marriage ended in divorce.

6-Benjamin Ollendick was born on 26 Jul 1977.

6-Casie Mae Elizabeth Ollendick was born on 28 Apr 1979.

5-Donald Ray Lickteig was born on 15 Apr 1963. Donald married Jacqueline Henry on 5 Oct 1985 in Cresco. They had three children.

6-Steven Francis Lickteig was born on 27 Jan 1988.

6-Stacie Marie Lickteig was born on 18 Feb 1991.

6-Clinton John Lickteig (Twin) was born on 18 Feb 1991.

4-Tarsilla M. Reicks was born on 25 Nov 1923 in Festina. Tarsilla married Raymond Hyberger on 20 Sep 1952. Raymond was born on 28 Apr 1912 and died on 1 Jun 1995 in Cresco at age 83. They had four children .

5-Ronald R. Hyberger was born in 1953. Ronald married Donna Jean Hruska. Donna was born in 1954. They had three children.

6-Gary Hyberger was born on 28 Aug 1973.

6-Christopher Hyberger was born on 10 Apr 1978.

6-Jessica Hyberger was born on 14 Oct 1980.

5-Mark Leo Hyberger was born on 27 Sep 1957. Mark married Karla Lynn Stopperan on 19 May 1984 in Cresco. Karla was born on 9 Nov 1957. They had two children.

6-Maxwell Rockne Hyberger was born on 14 Oct 1993.

6-Peter Karl Hyberger was born on 12 Jul 1997.

5-Dana J. Hyberger was born on 19 Jul 1960.

5-Patrick H. Hyberger was born on 1 Jun 1964. Patrick married Jody K. Schmidt on 29 Apr 2000 in Minnesota. Jody was born on 5 Jun 1965.

4-Mary Reicks was born on 15 Jan 1925 in Cresco and died on 15 Jan 1925.

4-Cleo Edward Reicks (Twin) was born on 15 Jan 1926 and died on 21 Jan 1999 in Cresco at age 73. Cleo married Catherine Riniker on 15 Feb 1958 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cresco, daughter of John C. Riniker and Frances C. Schmemmel. Catherine was born on 1 Mar 1931 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa, died on 13 Nov 2006 in Regional Health Services Hospital, Cresco at age 75, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Cresco. They had six children. They celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary at the Branding Iron at Preston.

5-John Reicks was born in Sep 1958 in Cresco and died as an infant.

5-Judy A. Reicks was born on 15 Dec 1960. Judy married Stephen Bohr, son of Linus William Bohr and Evelyn Gossman. Stephen was born on 10 Jul 1956. They had one daughter: Whitney. Stephen has four children from a previous marriage; Anna Mae, Michelle Lynn, Brian William, Lisa Lynn and unknown.

6-Whitney Bohr

5-Carla Reicks was born on 4 Jan 1961. Carla married Timothy Richert.

5-John Cleo Reicks was born on 8 May 1962.

5-Joseph Reicks was born in 1964.

5-Douglas F. Reicks was born in 1970.

4-Denis D. Reicks was born on 20 Sep 1927 in Cresco. Denis married Kathryn M. Christianson on 18 Sep 1951. Kathryn was born on 28 Jul 1931. They had nine children.

5-Sandra Reicks was born on 2 Apr 1952. Sandra married Bernard Matthews.

5-William M. Reicks was born on 14 May 1953. William married Sandra Heyer on 20 Apr 1985 in Illinois. Sandra was born on 27 Mar 1949 in Connecticut. They had three children.

6-Christopher John Reicks was born on 28 Sep 1974 in Illinois.

6-Jamie Rames Reicks was born on 2 Nov 1978 in Illinois.

6-Jessica Ann Reicks was born on 25 Feb 1982 in Illinois.

5-Michael Dean Reicks was born in Jun 1954 in Cresco and died on 8 Aug 1993 in New Hampton at age 39. He died as the result of a car fire. Michael married Sharon A. Pickar on 13 Sep 1975. Sharon was born on 15 Feb 1954. They had two children .

6-Sarah Marie Reicks was born on 28 May 1978.

6-Jason Michael Reicks was born on 19 Jun 1981.

5-Patricia Jean Reicks was born on 23 Aug 1955 in Cresco. Patricia married Mark Joseph Ahern on 31 Jul 1974. Mark was born on 31 Jul 1953. They had three children.

6-Shawn Patrick Ahern was born on 1 Nov 1974.

6-Jeremiah Joseph Ahern was born on 7 Sep 1977.

6-David Allan Ahern was born on 16 Sep 1982.

5-Barbara Reicks was born on 30 Oct 1956.

5-David Reicks was born on 17 Nov 1958.

5-Lori Reicks was born on 16 Apr 1961.

5-Dean E. Reicks was born on 1 Feb 1963 in Cresco. Dean married Lisa M. Lisa was born on 13 Jan 1966.

5-Alan Dean Reicks was born on 4 Jan 1964. Alan married Deborah Sue Mullen, daughter of John Bernard Mullen and Gilda Rae Ott. Deborah was born on 21 Jan 1964. They had one son: Timothy Michael.

6-Timothy Michael Reicks was born on 2 May 1984.

4-Nestor Anthony Reicks was born on 1 Dec 1928. Nestor married Dolores Marilyn Bakken in Sep 1949 in Cresco. Dolores was born on 25 Apr 1931. They had six children.

5-Gerald Reicks was born in 1950 and died as an infant.

5-Gerald Nestor Reicks was born on 17 May 1951 in Cresco. Gerald married Wanda Margaret Moellers on 13 Jun 1970 in Cresco, daughter of Rufus J. Moellers and Betty Lou Myers. Wanda was born on 7 Dec 1950. They had three children.

6-Jamie Gerald Reicks was born on 13 Nov 1974.

6-Amanda Sharon Reicks (Adopted) was born on 12 Mar 1981.

6-Patrick Joseph Reicks

5-Richard Raymond Reicks was born on 21 Jul 1952.

5-Gwendolyn Jean Reicks was born on 17 May 1955 in Harmony, Fillmore Co., Minnesota. Gwendolyn married Douglas M. Christianson on 2 Feb 1974 in Cresco. They had two children.

6-Scott John Christianson was born on 23 Jun 1974.

6-Angela R. Christianson was born on 20 May 1977.

5-Raymond Henry Reicks was born on 26 Aug 1957.

5-Nancy Kay Reicks was born on 6 Aug 1964.

4-Delphine Roman (Dell) Reicks was born on 17 Apr 1931 in Howard Co., Iowa, died on 13 Nov 2002 in Sarnia General Hospital in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada at age 71, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Cresco. Delphine married Monica Anne Lowe on 22 Apr 1952 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lourdes. Monica was born on 22 Mar 1932. They had eight children. They first lived with his father, Ray, until they started farming on their own. They rented two different farms before purchasing a farm north of Cresco. In 1982 Dell's health forced him to discontinue farming and move to Cresco.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Worship Center, a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, Council #1571 of the Knights of Columbus, and the Farm Bureau.
He liked to play cards, family genealogy, and dealing cars. He loved to drive and found he was needed by his Amish friends to take them where they needed to go, which was what he was doing when he suffered the heart attack.

5-Kathleen Ann Reicks was born on 2 Nov 1952. Kathleen married Anthony J. (Tony) Tentis. Anthony was born on 20 Sep 1948. They had three children.

6-Matthew J. Tentis was born on 25 Nov 1974 in Winona.

6-Seth Thomas Tentis was born on 9 Sep 1985.

6-Kelsey Marie Tentis was born on 30 Aug 1988.

5-Karen Marie Reicks was born on 21 Nov 1953. Karen married Jeffrey Leo Fraser on 2 Oct 1976 in Cresco. Jeffrey was born on 26 Mar 1954. They had two children.

6-Adam John Fraser was born on 4 Apr 1983 in Missouri.

6-Sarah Jane Fraser (Adopted) was born on 12 Jul 1990.

5-Thomas D. Reicks was born on 27 Apr 1956. Thomas married Patricia Lyn (Patty) Romberg on 4 Oct 1980 in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, daughter of Glenn Warren Romberg and Marion Vernitta Lee. Patricia was born on 18 Aug 1959. They had three children.

6-Kyle Thomas Reicks was born on 25 Mar 1985.

6-Erin Elizabeth Reicks was born on 29 Jun 1987.

6-Rachel Lyn Reicks was born on 29 Jun 1987.

5-Jane Therese Reicks was born on 18 Jan 1958. Jane married Gary Fjelstul on 25 May 1984 in Cresco. Gary was born on 12 Dec 1954. They had one son.

6-Scott Harlan Fjelstul was born on 1 Mar 1988.

5-Mary Jean Reicks was born on 22 Jan 1959. Mary married Gary Lee Ludeking on 22 Apr 1978 in Cresco. Gary was born on 15 Feb 1956. They had two children.

6-Andrew J. Ludeking was born on 16 Jan 1982.

6-Michael L. Ludeking was born on 31 Jul 1984.

5-Carol D. Reicks was born on 18 Sep 1961. Carol married Kevin Paul Kovarik on 13 Apr 1991 in Cresco. Kevin was born on 18 Jul 1960 in Fort Atkinson. They had one daughter.

6-Paula Jo Kovarik was born on 19 Sep 1993.

5-Robert J. Reicks was born on 12 Feb 1966. Robert married Barbara Jean Peter on 28 Sep 1991 in Lime Springs. Barbara was born on 20 Jan 1970. They had four children.

6-Stephanie M. Reicks was born on 2 Jun 1995.

6-Lauren M. Reicks was born on 7 Oct 1998.

6-Nathan R. Reicks (Twin) was born on 7 Oct 1998.

6-Kristen J. Reicks was born on 12 Nov 2000.

5-Patrick Joseph Reicks was born on 19 Mar 1970.

4-Geneva Reicks was born on 1 Nov 1933 in Cresco, died on 3 May 1978 in Caledonia, Houston Co., Minnesota at age 44, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Died from injuries from an auto accident. Geneva married Lyle Houdek on 14 Sep 1957, son of Carl Houdek and Mayme Shileny. Lyle was born on 18 Aug 1932, died on 4 Feb 2000 in Marshfield, Clark Co., Wisconsin at age 67, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. They had eight children.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from September 11, 1952 to July 2, 1954. Following this military service he returned to the Cresco area. Lyle was a retired farmer and a machinery dealer. He enjoyed collecting antique toy tractors.

5-Linda J. Houdek was born on 26 Jun 1958. Linda married Jeff Anderson on 12 Nov 1977. They had three children. The marriage ended in divorce.

6-Randy Anderson was born on 7 May 1979.

6-Amy Anderson was born on 31 Dec 1981.

6-Matt Anderson was born on 25 Oct 1987.

5-Lyle Robert Houdek was born on 14 May 1959 in Cresco, died on 24 Feb 1997 in Rochester, Olmsted Co., Minnesota at age 37, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. He died of cancer. Lyle married Debbie Schultz on 6 Jun 1981. They had two children.

6-Mark Houdek was born on 30 Jan 1991 in La Crosse.

6-Megan Houdek was born on 2 Oct 1992 in La Crosse.

5-James L. Houdek was born in 1960. James married Kathryne J.

5-Wayne C. Houdek was born in 1962. Wayne married Kathy Chambers.

5-Sharon Marie Houdek was born on 23 Dec 1963. Sharon married Daniel Raymond Svoboda on 9 Jul 1985. They had three children.

6-Justin Daniel Svoboda was born on 27 Nov 1989.

6-Alex Michael Svoboda was born on 16 Jun 1992.

6-Kevin Svoboda was born on 19 Dec 1995 in La Crosse.

5-Darrel M. Houdek was born on 30 Jan 1965. Darrel and Valerie Worden had a daughter.

6-Jessica Houdek was born on 16 Oct 1986. She married Gregory W. Tomlinson on 20 Jun 2008 in Minneapolis. They have a daughter, Leighla Mae Tomlinson.

5-Elaine M. Houdek was born in 1969. Elaine married Ronald T. Stika on 27 Oct 1990 in Protivin. They had three children.

6-Joshua Stika was born on 25 Jan 1992.

6-Cole Stika was born on 19 Apr 1994.

6-Rachel Stika was born on 17 Jul 1996.

5-Dr. Carol Houdek was born on 25 Dec 1970. She is a Chiropractor in Mankato.

Martin next married Elizabeth Bruening on 28 Jan 1902 in St. Lucas, daughter of John Bernard (Barney) Bruening and Anna Margareth Frankemoelle. Elizabeth was born on 6 Feb 1881 in Festina and died on 15 Mar 1966 in West Union at age 85. They had nine children. The 1920 census shows Mrs. Martin Baumler, age 37, a widow, living in Auburn Twp. with John and Mary, her stepchildren and nine children of her own.

3-Frances Baumler was born on 16 Aug 1902 in St. Lucas, died on 6 Jan 1993 in St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids at age 90, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Frances married Joseph Herman Scholbrock, son of Clemens Scholbrock and Anna Lechtenberg. Joseph was born on 25 Oct 1900 in Festina and died in Feb 1984 in New Hampton at age 83. They had five children.

4-Marvin Joseph Scholbrock was born on 22 Dec 1929 in Fort Atkinson, died on 17 Mar 2005 in New Hampton at age 75, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. He died of Multiple Sclerosis. Marvin married Lorraine Panoch on 17 Aug 1954 in Assumption Church, Cresco. Lorraine was born in 1929. They had two children. Marvin served for the United States Army in 1951 in the Korean Conflict. He received the Korean Service Medal with the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He was a member of the 9th Regiment of the 2nd Division while stationed in Korea.
Marv worked as a mechanic for Chevy agencies in the local area and went on to run his own business, Marvin's Auto Clinic from 1973 to 1979.
As a mechanic, he received several professional outstanding awards as an accomplished mechanic which was his passion along with landscaping, farming, woodworking, and motorcycling. He had an excitement for collecting toy tractors, antique guns, caps, and tinkering with anything mechanical. He found great pleasure in tearing things apart and putting them back together again. In 1979 he accepted a position as Street Superintendent for the City of New Hampton and retired in 1992 due to health problems.

5-Marilee Ione Scholbrock was born on 14 May 1960. Marilee married Donald N. Mai. Donald was born on 16 Dec 1955. They had three children.

6-Travis Mai was born in 1978.

6-Jason Mai

6-Heather Mai

5-Joseph Gregory Scholbrock was born on 4 Jul 1964. Joseph married Judy.

4-Reuben E. Scholbrock was born on 20 Jan 1935.

Reuben married Lana E.

4-Sylvanus (Syl) Scholbrock was born on 1 Jun 1943. Sylvanus married Doreen Marie. Doreen was born on 15 Jan 1944. They had one son: Kurt L..

5-Kurt L. Scholbrock was born on 28 Nov 1974.

4-Verlyn A. Scholbrock was born on 5 Jul 1944. Verlyn married Lois J. Lois was born on 27 Apr 1933.

4-Daniel Martin Scholbrock was born on 14 Dec 1945 and died on 29 Nov 1996 in Iowa at age 50.

3-Vincent Baumler was born in 1904 in St. Lucas and died in not in SS index. Vincent married Ellen Gager on 28 Nov 1928. The marriage ended in divorce. Ellen was born on 15 Jul 1909, died on 10 Feb 2007 in Cresco at age 97, and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery. They had seven children.

4-Richard D. Baumler married Sarah L. Sarah was born on 16 Mar 1938. They had one son: Vincent D..

5-Vincent D. Baumler was born on 25 Aug 1963. Vincent married Melissa L. Melissa was born in 1967.

4-Waneta Baumler

4-Eleanor E. Baumler was born on 26 Jul 1929 and died on 18 Mar 1992 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 62. Eleanor married Edwin L. Molokken in Jul 1948. Edwin was born on 29 May 1922. They had four children. Today the Baumler family operates the Baumler Implement Co. in West Union.

5-JoAnn Elaine Molokken was born on 5 Jan 1949. JoAnn married Mr. Melver.

5-Edwin Wayne Molokken was born on 5 Sep 1952. Edwin married Arlene Phyllis.

5-Jefffrey A. Molokken was born on 27 Feb 1958. Jefffrey married Diane I. They had two children.

6-Daniel Edwin Molokken

6-Ryan M. Molokken

5-Steven V. Molokken was born on 15 Nov 1966.

4-Charles Kenneth Baumler was born on 19 Aug 1932. Charles married Patricia Ann (Tricia).

4-Rosalyn Baumler was born on 8 Apr 1934.

Rosalyn married William Lucas. William was born on 6 Apr 1925 and died in Jan 1984 in Cresco at age 58.

4-Virginia Ann Baumler was born on 28 Aug 1935.

Virginia married Edwin R. Gage.

4-Robert J. Baumler was born on 1 Sep 1938. Robert married Winifred. Vincent married again and had 2 children.

4-Charles Kenneth Baumler was born on 19 Aug 1932.

4-Eleanor E. Baumler was born on 26 Jul 1929 and died on 18 Mar 1992 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 62. Eleanor married Edwin L. Molokken in Jul 1948. Edwin was born on 29 May 1922. They had four children. Today the Baumler family operates the Baumler Implement Co. in West Union.

5-JoAnn Elaine Molokken was born on 5 Jun 1949. She married Mr. Melver.

5-Edwin Wayne Molokken was born on 5 Sep 1952. He married Arlene Phyllis.

5-Jeffrey A. Molokken was born 27 Feb 1958. He married Diane I. They had two children, Daniel Edwin and Ryan M.

5-Steven V. Molokken was born on 15 Nov 1966.

3-Anna Baumler was born in 1906.

3-Johanna H. Baumler was born on 4 Oct 1906 and died on 6 Dec 1993 in West Union at age 87. Johanna married Joseph H. Franzen, son of John T. Franzen and Anna E. Boyer. Joseph was born on 20 Feb 1902 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1982 in West Union at age 80. They had nine children.

4-Alvin C. Franzen was born on 8 Apr 1925 in St. Lucas, died on 1 Jun 2001 in Decorah at age 76, and was buried in St. Benedicts, Decorah. Alvin married Carol J. Carol was born on 28 Jan 1947. They had four children.

5-Polly Ann Franzen was born on 17 Oct 1967. Polly married Thomas Jeffery Lasley. Thomas was born on 3 Sep 1965.

5-Kimberlee Franzen was born on 14 Oct 1965. Kimberlee married Edward V. Weber.

5-Anthony Franzen was born on 12 Oct 1978.

5-David Stoen Franzen

4-Eligius (Sam) J. Franzen was born on 29 May 1926 in St. Lucas. He appears in the 1930 census with this family. In July of 1944 he registered for the draft at Fort Atkinson. Eligius married Hannah. Hannah was born on 6 Nov 1925, died on 24 Sep 1997 in Fort Atkinson at age 71, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had two children.

5-Clyde Alvin Franzen was born on 27 Dec 1968 in West Union. Clyde married Stacy Eudaley. Stacy was born in 1971. She attended Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, and was a receptionist at Medical Associates, Dubuque. He is a truck driver for Lumber Specialties, Dyersville, Iowa. Clyde next married Tina A.

5-Renae Dorothy Franzen was born on 12 Jul 1971 in Fort Atkinson.

4-Dorothy E. Franzen was born on 8 Dec 1927 in St. Lucas. Dorothy married Clair William Moellers, son of John Barney Moellers and Helen M. Doerr. Clair was born on 22 Mar 1923 in Fort Atkinson, died on 30 Mar 2002 in Ossian Senior Hospice at age 79, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. They had six children.

5-David J. Moellers was born on 10 Jul 1951, died on 10 Jun 2000 in Fort Atkinson of caner at age 48, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors.

5-Joseph Clair Moellers was born on 16 Jul 1952.

5-Gary Alvin Moellers was born on 24 Jan 1954. Gary married Cheryl Lee Elsbernd on 30 Aug 1975 in Calmar, daughter of Lawrence J. Elsbernd and Evelyn Clara Bodensteiner. Cheryl was born on 19 Aug 1956. They had two children.

6-Sarah Jane Moellers was born on 16 Jul 1976.

6-Dawn Renee Moellers was born on 16 May 1979. Dawn married Aaron David Lalk on 9 Sep 2006.

5-Mary H. Moellers was born on 9 Jan 1957. Mary married Wuentin P. Quandahl.

5-Ruth Johanna Moellers was born on 2 May 1960. Ruth married Robert Gale Skrukrud. They had one son.

6-Nathan Daniel Skrukrud was born on 4 Apr 1985 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota.

Ruth next married Michael Douglas Unzeitig. They had one son: Benjamin Arthur Joe.

6-Benjamin Arthur Joe Unzeitig was born on 17 Nov 1995 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota.

5-Daniel A. Moellers was born on 9 Jun 1964.

4-Alvina M. Franzen was born in 1930 in St. Lucas. Alvina married Charles M. Zook. Charles was born in 1926. They had one son: Bruce A..

5-Bruce A. Zook

4-Louise Franzen was born from 1931 to 1935. Louise married Mr. Schuller.

4-Kathleen Clara (Kathy) Franzen was born on 22 Nov 1936. Kathleen married Gene Edward Gorby. Gene was born on 18 Feb 1934.

4-Eileen L. Franzen was born in 1938. Eileen married Kenneth H. Hill.

4-Marilyn Theresa Franzen was born in 1941. Marilyn married Dale Joseph Bedard. They had five children.

5-Diahn M. Bedard was born in 1964.

5-Thomas Dale Bedard was born in 1966.

5-Michael George Bedard was born in 1968.

5-Kristi M. Bedard was born in 1970.

5-Steven J. Bedard was born in 1971.

4-Jane Ellen Franzen was born on 21 Nov 1942. Jane married Ronald Norman Jones. Ronald was born on 24 Feb 1942.

3-Theresia Ruth Baumler was born on 16 Oct 1908 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Nov 1980 at age 72. Theresia married Leo Bruening.

3-Helen Baumler was born in 1911 in St. Lucas.

3-Martin Baumler was born on 11 Sep 1912 in St. Lucas and died on 18 Dec 1971 in Fillmore Co., Minnesota at age 59. Martin married Esther Sarah Schott, daughter of Fred Louis Schott and Ruth Entwisle. Esther was born on 4 May 1913 and died on 11 Sep 1981 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota at age 68. They had nine children.

4-Virgil Baumler died on 31 May 1988.

4-Elaine Baumler was born in 1937. Elaine married Arlin H. Brynsaas. Arlin was born on 9 Jan 1936 in Decorah and died on 15 Jan 1988 at age 52.

4-LaVonne Letha Baumler was born on 20 Oct 1937 in Burr Oak, died on 16 Jun 2005 in Winneshiek County Medical Center, Decorah at age 67, and was buried in St. Aloysius. LaVonne married Florian Gehling on 14 Nov 1956 in St. Agnes in Plymouth Rock, son of Roman Paul Gehling and Anna Bakula. Florian was born on 10 Oct 1931 and died on 25 Apr 1977 at age 45. They had six children. They farmed together near Calmar until his death in 1977. She worked for the Iowa State Liquor Store and the Iowa State Bank for several years before retiring in 1997. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and the Ladies Auxiliary. She always felt fortunate that her family lived close. She loved crossword puzzles, playing Trivial Pursuit and the Green Bay Packers.

Survivors include two sons: Bob (Nancy) Gehling, Calmar, and Ron Gehling, Lansing; four daughters: Deb (Bob) Timp, Decorah; Sandy (Keith) Kuen-nen, Ossian; Sue (Ken) Einck, Fort Atkinson and Carol (Jamie) Gerleman, Calmar; 16 grandchildren; three brothers: Floyd (Joyce) Baumler, Rochester, Minn.; Larry Baumler, Burr Oak and Art (Karen) Baumler, Zum-bro Falls, Minn.; four sisters: Elaine Brynsaas, Decorah; Donna Koperski, Rochester, Minn.; Diane (Paul) Schmelzer, Ridgeway and Sharon (Ron) Wiltgen, Gaylord, Minn.; one sister-in-law, Helen Gehling, Calmar and two brothers-in-law: Edward Gehling, Decorah and Larry (Virginia) Gehling, Calmar.
LaVonne Gehling was preceded in death by her husband, Florian on April 25, 1977; her father, Martin Baumler on Dec. 18, 1971; her mother, Esther Baumler on Sept. 11, 1981; one brother, Virgil Baumler on May 31, 1988; her mother-in-law, Anna (Bakula) Gehling on Nov. 11, 1980; her father-in-law, Roman Gehling Sept. 12, 2002 and her brother-in-law, Arlin Brynsaas in Jan. 15,1998 and a niece, Robin Koperski on June 12, 1964.

5-Robert Florian Gehling was born on 25 May 1957 in Calmar. Robert married Nancy R. Humpal Nancy was born on 24 Apr 1959. They had three children.

6-Michael Robert Gehling was born on 3 Jul 1985.

6-Brandi Michelle Gehling was born on 3 Mar 1977 in Calmar.

6-Steven F. Gehling was born in 1990.

5-Ron Gehling

5-Deborah J. Gehling was born on 26 Jun 1959. Deborah married Robert T. Timp, son of Donald L. Timp and Elsie M. Heying. Robert was born on 7 May 1957 in Decorah. They had two children.

6-Eric R. Timp was born on 1 Dec 1981.

6-Scott Michael Timp was born on 24 Jul 1983.

5-Sandra K. Gehling was born on 6 Mar 1961. Sandra married Keith R. Kuennen, son of Richard A. Kuennen and Dolorita Marie Bushman. Keith was born on 31 Mar 1958. They had four children.

6-Brooke Kuennen was born on 23 Nov 1981.

6-Heather Ann Kuennen was born on 28 Oct 1984. She married Mathew John Bullerman on 15 Sep 2006 in St. Aloysius Church, Calmar, son of Joseph V. Bullerman and Marcia K. Linderbaum. Mathew was born on 4 Nov 1983.

6-Marcus K. Kuennen was born in 1990.

6-Jason R. Kuennen was born in 1991.

5-Susan Marie Gehling was born in 1963. Susan married Kenneth Leander Einck, son of Herbert Joseph Einck and Winnefred Buchheit. Kenneth was born in 1959. They had three children.

6-Justin Einck

6-Carrie Einck graduated from South Winneshiek H.S. in May, 2006.

6-Megan Einck

5-Carol Gehling was born in 1967. Carol married James P. (Jamie) Gerleman, son of Eugene Edward (Gene) Gerleman and Joanne M. Kupka. James was born in 1967.

4-Donna J. Baumler was born in 1939. Donna married Edward E. Koperski. Edward was born in 1935. They had two children.

5-Robin Marie Koperski was born on 28 Feb 1963 and died on 12 Jun 1964 at age 1.

5-Thomas Edward Koperski was born on 5 Jun 1967.

4-Floyd Joseph Baumler was born on 25 Aug 1939. Floyd married Joyce Marie Carolan. Joyce was born on 14 Nov 1942. They had three children.

5-Cynthia Ann Baumler was born on 28 Dec 1964.

5-Allan James Baumler was born on 12 Sep 1966.

5-Jeffrey Martin Baumler was born on 23 Oct 1969. Jeffrey married Cindy Kay Leibfried. They had one daughter.

6-Elizabeth Joyce Baumler was born on 22 Jun 2000.

4-Lawrence (Larry) Baumler was born in 1941. He served in the U.S. Army.

4-Arlan Wayne (Art) Baumler was born in 1944. Arlan married Karen Lee Bray. Karen was born in 1947. They had three children.

5-Gregory Wayne Baumler was born on 1 May 1969. Gregory married Kimberly Kay Bruhn. They had one daughter.

6-Alexandra Reily Baumler was born on 28 May 2000.

5-Melanie Lea Baumler was born on 26 Oct 1971.

5-Sara Jane Baumler was born on 5 Dec 1972.

4-Diane Baumler was born in 1946. Diane married Paul T. Schmelzer. Paul was born in 1945 in Ridgeway.

4-Sharon Ann Baumler was born in 1947. Sharon married Ronald Dean Wiltgen. Ronald was born in 1946. They had three children.

5-Sheila Renee Wiltgen was born on 2 Feb 1970.

5-Rhonda Sue Wiltgen was born on 18 Jan 1971. Rhonda married Tony M. Cannata on 8 Sep 2001. Tony was born on 24 Aug 1966.

5-Stacey Rachel Wiltgen was born on 14 Mar 1972.

3-Margareth Teresa Baumler was born on 19 May 1914 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Sep 1974 in La Crosse at age 60. Margareth married Peter Phillip Carolan on 1 May 1941 in West Union. Peter was born on 29 Mar 1900 in Decorah and died on 8 Apr 1980 in Decorah at age 80. They had two children.

4-Phyllis Theresa Carolan married Karl Stephen Scherf. They had four children.

5-Jon Gabriel Scherf

5-Kelly Ann Scherf

5-Shelly Lynn Scherf

5-Susan Lee Scherf

4-Sandra Ellen Carolan

3-Raymond Baumler was born on 1 Aug 1917 and died on 8 Jul 1981 in Fort Atkinson at age 63. He does not appear in the 1920 census with this family. Raymond married Theresa Ann Franzen, daughter of Joseph Franzen and Katherine (Kate) Boyer. Theresa was born in 1922 in St. Lucas. They had 13 children.

4-William J. Baumler was born on 6 Apr 1939 in Fort Atkinson. William married Shirley Miller on 5 May 1962, daughter of George Miller and Evelyn Kelly. Shirley was born on 10 Apr 1947 and died in May 1978 in Sumner, Bremer Co., Iowa at age 31. They had four children.

Oelwein Daily Register...May 22, 1978...An Ossian mother of four was killed and two passengers in her car were injured Sunday afternoon when she lost control and rolled her car two miles south of Ossian. Authorities said Mrs. Shirley Baumler, 31, of rural Ossian was dead at the scene while her daughter, Lisa, 15, and Daniel Gerleman, 18, were taken to Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah.

5-Lisa Baumler was born in 1963.

5-Joseph William Baumler was born on 1 Mar 1964 in Fort Atkinson. Joseph married Natalie. Natalie was born in Mar 1970.

5-Dean A. Baumler was born in Jul 1967. Dean married Kristie. Kristie was born in Nov 1971.

5-Brian D. Baumler was born on 7 May 1971 in Ossian. Brian married Kristin R. Kristin was born on 19 Nov 1971. Brian next married Karla J. Holthaus, daughter of Joseph Gerald Holthaus and Rita Ann Pavlovec. Karla was born on 13 Feb 1975.

4-Dale Joseph Baumler was born on 26 Jan 1941. Dale married Margaret Amelia. Margaret was born in 1944. They had three children.

5-Scott Joseph Baumler was born in 1967.

5-Julie Ann Baumler was born in 1968.

5-David Baumler was born in 1972.

4-Dennis C. Baumler was born on 7 Jun 1942 in Fort Atkinson. Dennis married Patsy Ann. Patsy was born on 6 Jul 1949. They had five children.

5-Amy Jo Baumler was born on 23 Jul 1973.

5-Michael Dale Baumler was born on 24 Sep 1974.

5-Barbara Kay Baumler was born on 1 Dec 1976. Barbara married Christopher Martin Schissel on 28 Dec 2002 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, son of Thomas Paul Schissel and Linda Sue Gerlich. The marriage ended in divorce in 2003. Christopher was born on 28 Jul 1976.

5-Jeanette A. Baumler was born on 26 Nov 1980.

5-Janice Baumler was born on 26 Nov 1980.

4-Darlene A. Baumler was born on 9 Jul 1946. Darlene married Gene F. Olberding. Gene was born in 1936. They had four children.

5-Pat J. Olberding was born in 1963.

5-Nancy Olberding was born in 1970.

5-Jason Eugene Olberding was born in 1975.

5-Christy Maria Olberding was born in 1975.

Christy married Mr. Chartier.

4-Irene H. Baumler was born on 28 Mar 1948. Irene married Donald W. Lynch on 9 Nov 1968, son of John Joseph Lynch and Eleanor Rose Balk. Donald was born on 5 Mar 1947 in New Hampton. They had three children.

5-Julie Ann Lynch was born on 6 Dec 1971. Julie married Dr. Mark Buettner. Mark was born in Jul 1966. They had one daughter.

6-Julia Rose Buettner

Julie next married Jason W. Stanbary. The marriage ended in divorce. Jason was born in Nov 1969.

5-Jeanna Renae Lynch was born on 12 May 1976 in Burlington, died on 23 Aug 2007 in West Burlington at age 31, and was buried in Our Lady of Mount Carmel. She died of Epilepsy.

5-Jill M. Lynch was born in Jul 1980.

4-Daniel L. Baumler was born on 25 Jun 1949.

4-Nancy Kay Baumler was born on 22 Feb 1951 in New Hampton, died on 24 Jun 2007 in Hospice House, Hiwatha of lung cancer at age 56, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Nancy married Charles J. Havel. Charles was born on 24 Jan 1946. They had three children.

5-Stacy L. Havel was born on 12 Jun 1971. Stacy married Kirk Hauskins. They had two children.

6-Caeden Hauskins

6-Jillian Hauskins

5-Tracy Havel was born on 21 Dec 1975. Tracy married Daniel J. Klees. They had three children.

6-Liberty Klees

6-Delaney Klees

6-Danielle Klees

5-Jenny L. Havel was born on 14 Jul 1978.

4-Glen Larry Baumler was born on 13 Oct 1956.

4-Jay M. Baumler was born on 20 Apr 1959. Jay married Renee.

4-Leon R. Baumler was born on 19 Mar 1961. Leon married Gail M.

4-Ann E. Baumler was born on 6 Feb 1963. Ann married Dean L. Schaufenbuel, son of William Joseph Schaufenbuel Sr. and Marie Stammeyer. Dean was born on 11 Jul 1952.

4-John Dennis Baumler was born on 25 Oct 1964. John married Anjie.

4-Terry Ann Baumler was born on 28 Aug 1966. Terry married Carl John Schmitt, son of John Edward Schmitt and Rita Marie Kuhn on 31 Jul 1993 at St. John's, Fort Atkinson. Carl was born on 31 Aug 1958.

2-Rev. John Baptist Baumler was born on 21 Aug 1867 in Trauuschendorf, Bavaria, died on 24 Nov 1932 in Halbur at age 65, and was buried in St. Augustine.

John Bayer -----Jan 1882.......On his return trip, he brought along his mother-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, and his sister's son, the later Rev. John B. Baumler, who was then just 14 years old. The young man, who felt within him the calling of the priesthood, worked for about six years with his uncle, Mr. John Bayer as well as on other farms, whereby he saved the means necessary for his later studies. On 24 June 1897, the Rev. Father Baumler performed his first Holy Mass at St. Mary's Church in Willey in the presence of his sister, his two uncles, and his aunt.

2-Anna Baumler was born on 20 Feb 1869, died on 3 Dec 1903 in Halbur at age 34, and was buried in St. Augustine.


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