The Meyer Family of Saint Lucas, Iowa



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Between 1834 and 1836, the four Meyer brothers left Oldenburg and arrived in Washington Co., Pennsylvania where they were found in the 1840 census. This area included all of southwestern Pennsylvania, west of the Monongahela River and south of the Ohio River. It included all of the current Washington and Green counties and parts of Allengheny and Beaver counties. They spelled their name Myers, Meyer and Meier. Two of the brothers found employment as "bot" or barge builders on the Monongahela River, and two of them worked in the coal mines.

Around 1849-1850, Johan, the youngest brother, left his wife and two daughters to return to Prussia. After his return, the four brothers started moving west where they all bought farm land in Iowa.

1- Joes Henrich Meyer was born on 10 Sep 1738 in Holthaus in Bevern, Calhorn. Joes married. They had one known son: Theodore.

2-Theodore Meyer was born on 20 Aug 1767 in Hemmelte, Oldenburg and died on 22 Dec 1828 in Barlage, Ksp., Essen at age 61. Theodore married Helena Elisabeth Buschmeyer (Alias Steinweg) on 17 Sep 1793. Helena was born on 5 Oct 1772 in Hemmelte, Oldenburg and died on 20 May 1819 in Barlage, Ksp. at age 46. They had six children: Johan Gerhard, Theodore Henich, Helena Margaretha, Herman Henrich, Casper Henry (Andrew), and Johan H.

3-Johan Gerhard Meyer was born on 18 Aug 1794 in Hemmelte.

3-Theodore Henich Meyer Sr. was born on 29 Sep 1796 in Hemmelte and died after 1870 in St. Lucas. Theodore married Catherina Ellerkamp before 1826. Catherina died on 22 May 1827 in Oldenburg. No record for any children was found nor were her parents identified. Theodore next married Catharina Kramer on 23 Oct 1839. They had one son: Theodore. He emigrated with his son, Theodore. In the 1860 Iowa census for Auburn in Fayette Co., Theodore Myers was living with his son, Theodore and his family. He was a farmer, born in Prussia, age 65. In 1870, Theodore, age 76, has moved to the home of his grandson, John H. Meyer.

4-Theodore Meyer Jr. was born in 1830. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Auburn, Fayette Co., Iowa. Theodore married Maria Weber. Maria was born in 1834. They had four children: Mary, Elizabeth, Anna Catherine, and Francis.

Myers, Theodore, age 65, a farmer, born in Prussia; his son, Theodore, age 30, a farmer, born in Prussia; his wife, Mary, age 26, born in Prussia; Elizabeth, age 4; Catherine, age 2; and Francis, 2 months old. I did not find them in the 1870 census, and Theodore has moved to the home of his nephew, John H. Meyer.

5-Mary Meyer was born about 1855 in Indiana.

5-Elizabeth Meyer was born about 1855 in Indiana.

5-Anna Catherine Meyer was born about 1861.

5-Francis Meyer was born about 1860 in Iowa.

3-Helena Margaretha Meyer was born on 20 Jan 1800 in Hemmelte, Ksp. Lastrup, Essen. Helena married Johan Herman Wichmann, son of Bernard Wessek Wichmann and Marie Elisabeth Thobe, on 5 Dec 1829. Johan was born on 21 Nov 1800 in Bartmannsholte. They had seven children: Joan Theodor, Maria Anna, Johan Heinrich (Henry), Joan Gerhard (George), Anna Bernardina, Joanna Helena Catharina, and Joan Casper.

4-Joan Theodor Wichmann was born on 21 Feb 1830 in Bartmannsholte.

4-Maria Anna Wichman was born on 10 Mar 1831 in Bartmannsholte, died on 22 Feb 1909 in St. Lucas at age 77, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Maria married George Henry Kruse. George was born on 25 Nov 1817 in Alach Nordrhein Westfalen Prussia, died on 14 Mar 1912 in St. Lucas at age 94, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had six children. In 1880 they lived on a farm in Washington, Winneshiek Co.

5-Henry Kruse was born on 5 Jul 1852 in Pennsylvania, died on 27 Oct 1928 in St. Lucas at age 76, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Henry married Susanna Werner, daughter of Christopher Werner and Walburga Schoeberle, on 12 Jul 1877 in St. Mary's in Festina. Susanna was born on 13 Jul 1858 in Iowa and died on 11 May 1938 in St. Lucas at age 79. They had six children.

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6-Anna Kruse was born on 28 Jun 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jun 1930 in St. Lucas at age 50. Anna married John Boyer, son of Johann (John) Baptist Boyer and Maria S. (Mary) Keller, in Aug 1902. John was born on 11 Nov 1871 and died on 12 Sep 1936 in St. Lucas at age 64. They had five children.

7-Joseph Boyer was born on 19 Mar 1917 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Aug 1992 in Hawkeye at age 75. Joseph married Lucille A. Wurzer, daughter of John Matthias Wurzer and Mary Frances Schmitt, on 27 Jan 1953. Lucille was born on 19 Apr 1924. They had five children: Mary Ann, Donald, Ronald, Deanna, and Kenneth John.

8-Mary Ann Boyer was born on 12 Nov 1953. Mary married Steve Wilbur. They had two children: Michael D. and Shari. Mary married Larry Nefzger. Larry was born on 20 Jul 1946 in Iowa. Mary next married Wayne Strohmeyer. Wayne was born on 24 Aug 1939.

8-Donald Boyer was born on 7 Oct 1956 in West Union. Donald married Jean Marie Elsbernd, daughter of Paul J. Elsbernd and Darlene Langreck, on 28 Aug 1982. Jean was born on 28 Oct 1958 in Fort Atkinson. They had four children: Matthew, Jospeh, Jessica, and Christine.

8-Ronald Boyer was born on 15 Oct 1958 in West Union. Ronald married Donna Brechtel on 27 Oct 1979. Donna was born on 24 Aug 1959. They had three children: Carrie, Sarah, and Richard.

8-Deanna Boyer was born on 23 Jul 1960 in West Union. Deanna married Paul Gray on 8 Jun 1985. Paul was born on 27 Sep 1952. They had two children: Karen and Alex.

8-Kenneth John Boyer was born on 12 Jun 1963 in West Union. Kenneth married Veronica Durnam. Veronica was born on 11 Jan 1964. They had three children: Andrew, Laura, and Gregory.

6-Joseph H. Kruse was born on 3 Apr 1882 in St. Lucas. Joseph married Theresa Vachta. They had four children: Joseph Francis, Richard, William, and Clarence.

7-Joseph Francis Kruse was born on 8 Nov 1935. He married Minnie Olsen but they had no children and she died. Joseph next married Beatrice M. She was born in 1938, died in 1990 at age 52, and was buried in Fort Atkinson. They had two children.

8-Brian J. Kruse was born in 1974.

8-Julie Ann Kruse was born on 6 Aug 1971.

7-Richard Kruse was born on 8 Aug 1937.

7-William Kruse was born on 15 Jan 1939.

7-Clarence Kruse was born on 8 Jan 1941.

6-Mary Philomena Kruse was born on 16 Jun 1885 in St. Lucas, died on 25 Jan 1946 in St. Mary's Hospital, Enid, Garfield Co., Oklahoma at age 60, and was buried in Feb 1946 in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Mary married Bernard Andrew Meyer, son of Barney Meyer and Catherine Martin, on 29 Sep 1909 in St. Lucas. Bernard was born on 30 Nov 1885 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Jul 1966 in Kingfisher, Kingfisher Co., Oklahoma at age 80. They had seven children: Harry Joseph, Nicolas Bernard, Irma Sarah, Marie, Florence, Mildred Katherine, and Bernard J. Her Death cert. #24250 shows the cause of death as myocardistis due to diabetes melliticus.

Ben A. Meyer, 81 of Loyal died Saturday in a local nursing home after a short illness. He was born Nov. 30, 1884 a t St. Lucas, Iowa. After their marriage, they moved to Okarche and in 1920 they moved to the present home, two miles west of Loyal. Survivors include two sons, Nick, and Bernard of Okarche; daughters, Miss Irma Meyer of Enid, Mrs. Dan E. (Marie) Hanna Jr. of Fort Smith, Arkansas; Mrs. Zenon (Florence) Sigl and Mrs. Leo V. (Mildred) Sigl, both of Kingfisher; brothers, Adam of Calmar, Iowa, and Henry of Deer Creek, Minn; a sister, Mrs. Louis, (Anna) Schrad of Wall Lake, Iowa and 18 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1946, and his eldest son, Henry in 1962. (name should be Harry.) Death certificate shows cause of death as acute pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure.

6-William J. Kruse was born on 12 Aug 1888 in St. Lucas and died in Jul 1976 at age 87. William married Rose. Rose was born on 10 Jun 1897 and died in Jun 1984 in Fort Atkinson at age 87. In 1930, they lived on a farm in District 32. His mother, Susan, lived with them.

6-Mathilda Kruse was born on 18 Feb 1894 in St. Lucas and died on 19 Apr 1983 in St. Lucas at age 89. Mathilda married John Ameling, son of Joseph Ameling and Elisabeth Kulage, on 25 May 1915 in St. Lucas. John was born on 16 Jun 1891 in Varensell, Nordrhein-Westfalen and died on 18 Oct 1964 in St. Lucas at age 73. They had ten children: Joseph, Bernice, Marcella Rose, Clarence, Richard F., Viola, Felix William, Alfred, Irvin, and Arlene.

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7-Joseph Ameling was born on 8 Apr 1916 in St. Lucas and died on 22 May 1991 in Waucoma at age 75. Joseph married Bernice Ehlert on 17 Apr 1940 in Waucoma. Bernice was born on 21 Jul 1917 in Waucoma. They had three children: William, Jolene, and Lauren.

8-William Ameling was born on 13 Jul 1941 in Waucoma. William married Shiela Burke on 10 Jun 1964. Shiela was born on 29 Jan 1943. They had seven children: Pamela, Paula, Steven, Annette, Sonya, Joanne, and Sara. William next married Carol Milbrandt Jones on 16 Feb 1990.

8-Jolene Ameling was born on 15 Dec 1949 in Waucoma. Jolene married David R. Ott on 29 Aug 1979. David was born on 3 Aug 1943. They had three children: David, Terese, and Philip.

8-Lauren Ameling was born on 20 Sep 1944 in Waucoma. Lauren married Mary Kay Wenthold, daughter of Edwin W. Wenthold and Leona Balk, on 25 Jun 1966 in St. Mary's. Mary was born on 25 Mar 1947 in Waucoma. They had three children: Melissa, Jennifer, and Jeffrey.

7-Bernice Ameling was born on 3 Oct 1937 in St. Lucas. Bernice married Leo (Pat) Einck on 11 Apr 1959 in St. Luke's. Leo was born on 11 Feb 1932 in Festina. They had three children: Gary, Scott, and Karla.

8-Gary Einck was born on 7 Apr 1960. Gary married Rebecca Lou Allen. They had a daughter: Raine.

8-Scott Einck was born on 10 Jul 1961. Scott married Konni Schurman on 16 Jun 1984. Konni was born on 1 May 1963. They had one daughter: Nicole.

8-Karla Einck was born on 12 Dec 1964. Karla married Patrick Pierson.

7-Marcella Rose Ameling was born on 6 May 1918 in St. Lucas. Marcella married Anton Wurzer, son of Konrad T. Wurzer and Barbara Kuennen, on 20 Jun 1939 in St. Luke's. Anton was born on 23 Aug 1919 and died on 6 Sep 1991 in Lawler at age 72. They had seven children: Shirley, Barbara Jean, Norman Edwin, Janice Ann, Joyce, Diane, and Kevin.

8-Shirley Wurzer was born on 4 Sep 1940 in Lawler. Shirley married David Bush on 8 Feb 1969 in Lawler. David was born on 6 Jul 1942 and died on 20 Apr 2001 in Cedar Rapids at age 58. They had one son: Scott.

8-Barbara Jean Wurzer was born on 14 Feb 1943 in Lawler. Barbara married Harry Clem Reicks on 21 Aug 1962 in Lawler. Harry was born on 21 Aug 1940 in St. Lucas. They had six children: Curtis, Antoinette, Lanette, Merle E., Paula Joyce, and Jenny Diane.

8-Norman Edwin Wurzer was born on 5 Sep 1946 in Lawler. He married Jill Carol Mc Kintosh on 18 Sep 1993. Jill was born on 8 Sep 1966. They had one son: Landon Anton. Norman next married Sherry Crabtree on 15 Feb 1969. Sherry was born on 16 Feb 1950. They had three children: Renae, Natalie, and Wade. They divorced.

8-Janice Ann Wurzer was born on 5 Feb 1950 in Lawler. Janice married Ronald Joseph Kriener, son of Ignatius Henry Kriener and Pauline J. Busta, on 31 Aug 1974. Ronald was born on 18 Aug 1948 in Fort Atkinson. They had three children: Kimberly, Holly N., and Ryan James.

8-Joyce Wurzer was born on 12 Apr 1952 in Lawler. She married Joseph Gitch on 19 May 1973. They had two children: Marcy and Jessica.

8-Diane Wurzer was born on 23 Apr 1956 in Lawler and died on 10 Apr 1995 in Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo at age 38. Lived in Fredericksbur, then Dunkerton. Buried at Fairview Cemetery in Dunkerton. Diane married Jack Lienau on 16 Jul 1977 in Lawler. Jack was born on 13 Nov 1953 in Fredericksburg, Iowa. They had three children: Trent, Shane, and Danica.

8-Kevin Wurzer was born on 4 Jun 1961.

7-Clarence Ameling was born on 9 Aug 1920 in St. Lucas. Clarence married Ida Smith, daughter of Irvin V. Smith and Agnes Kuennen, on 21 Apr 1947 in St. Luke's. Ida was born on 3 Jul 1927 in St. Lucas. They had nine children: Judy, John, Janet Kay, Joan, Joyce, Jacqueline, Joel, Julie, and Jerome (Jerry) Clarence.

8-Judy Ameling was born on 10 Mar 1948. Judy married Richard Larry Hertges on 15 Jun 1966 in St. John Nepomucene Church, Fort Atkinson. Richard was born on 22 May 1946 in Cedar Rapids, died on 3 Dec 2004 in Ossian at age 58, and was buried in St. Francis de Sales, Ossian. They had three children: Ronald, Brad, and Troy.

8-John Ameling was born on 13 Sep 1949 in Fort Atkinson. John married Chris McDonough on 20 Jun 1981. They had one son: Christian Joseph.

8-Janet Kay Ameling was born on 2 Apr 1951 in Fort Atkinson. Janet married Roger Koenig on 20 Jul 1971. Roger was born on 9 Jan 1948. They had two children: Justan and Jill.

8-Joan Ameling was born on 25 Mar 1954. Joan married Gary Johnson on 7 Sep 1974. Gary was born on 22 Oct 1953. They had two children: Brandy and Brooke.

8-Joyce Ameling was born on 4 Apr 1957 in Fort Atkinson. Joyce married Ron Kruger on 23 Mar 1974. Ron was born on 5 Jan 1955. They had one son: Jason. Joyce next married Rod Hicks on 10 Sep 1982. They had one son: Dustin L.

8-Jacqueline Ameling was born on 16 Nov 1960 in Fort Atkinson. She married Randal Kuennen, son of Clarence Victor Kuennen and Geneva Mathilda Huinker, on 29 Aug 1981. Randal was born on 17 Apr 1959 in Fort Atkinson. They had three children: Ashley, Brittany, and Courtney.

8-Joel Ameling was born on 14 Jul 1962.

8-Julie Ameling was born on 20 Feb 1967 in Fort Atkinson. Julie married Stephen Douglas Gibson on 19 Jun 1999. They had two children: Madison Marie and Mersadie Jade.

8-Jerome (Jerry) Clarence Ameling was born on 16 Dec 1952. Jerome married Joan Mary Schrandt, daughter of Herbert Joseph Schrandt and Florence Edna Torkelson, on 17 Oct 1981. Joan was born on 25 Jul 1958.

7-Richard F. Ameling was born on 8 Nov 1923 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Feb 1993 in Waterloo at age 69. He married Colette Huber, daughter of Eugene E. Huber and Mildred, on 4 Feb 1947. She was born on 25 Jan 1927 in Fort Atkinson and died on 16 May 1953 in Lawler at age 26. They had three children: Norma Jean, Susan, and Richard Jr.

8-Norma Jean Ameling was born on 3 Feb 1948 in Lawler. Norma married. They had one son: Ryan.

8-Susan Ameling was born on 7 May 1949.

8-Richard Jr. Ameling was born on 23 Mar 1953. He married Adeline Grimm, daughter of Arthur T. Grimm and Bertha P. Weber, on 2 Feb 1960. She was born on 12 May 1928 in Cresco, died on 28 Feb 2003 in Waterloo at age 74, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo. They had three children: Steven, Alan, and Linda.

8-Steven Ameling was born on 5 Jul 1960 in Waterloo. Steven married Tammy Schuldt on 25 Jul 1987.

8-Alan Ameling was born on 20 Oct 1962 in Waterloo. Alan married Danielle Pendroy on 19 Apr 1997 in Monroe. Danielle was born on 20 Sep 1971. They had two children: Jonathan and Zachary.

8-Linda Ameling was born on 22 Jul 1964 in Waterloo. Linda married Doug Crisman on 1 Sep 1990 in Waterloo. Doug was born on 10 Apr 1963. They had one son: Drew.

7-Viola Ameling was born on 10 Jul 1925 in St. Lucas and died on 25 May 1999 in St. Lucas of cancer at age 73. Buried at St. Lucas. Viola married Cletus John Mihm, son of Louis Mihm and Theresa M. Bruess, on 8 May 1945. Cletus was born on 29 Feb 1920 in St. Lucas. They had seven children.

8-Harold Mihm was born on 25 Apr 1946 in St. Lucas. He married Georgia Benda on 28 Aug 1970. Georgia was born on 1 Jan 1949. They had three children: Matthew, Martha Louise, and Mary Joanna.

8-Marilyn Mihm was born on 24 May 1947 in St. Lucas. Marilyn married Robert Coakley. Robert was born on 8 Sep 1950. They had three children: Michelle, William, and Cindy.

8-Ronald J. Mihm was born on 24 Aug 1949 in St. Lucas. He married Jacque Schultz on 27 Jun 1970. They had one son: Marcus W.

8-Gerald L. Mihm was born on 1 Oct 1952 in St. Lucas. Gerald married Ann Eichenberger on 27 Jun 1975. Ann was born on 12 Sep 1957 in St. Luke's. They had two children: Melissa and Jeremy. His wife was also found as Melissa A. Mihm, b. 1 Oct 1952.

8-Marvin Clarence Mihm was born on 18 May 1955 in St. Lucas. Marvin married Mary Wiest on 15 Oct 1983. Mary was born on 4 May 1955 in Fort Atkinson. They had two children: Marissa and Marshall.

8-Randolph (Randy) Mihm was born on 8 Jul 1957 in St. Lucas. He married Bonnie Woodhouse on 29 Oct 1983. Bonnie was born on 30 May 1956 in Muscatine. They had three children: Bradley, Elizabeth, and Benjamin.

8-Peggy Ann Mihm was born on 29 Apr 1962 in St. Lucas. Peggy married Robert Schneden on 15 Oct 1988. Robert was born on 17 Oct 1960. They had two children: Blake and Hailey.

7-Felix William Ameling was born on 9 Nov 1927 in St. Lucas. Felix married Colette Martha Langreck, daughter of John Herman Langreck and Catherine Anna Schmitt, on 26 Oct 1949 in St. Luke's. Colette was born on 13 Jan 1928 in St. Lucas. They had six children: David John, Patricia Ann, Michael Joseph, Daniel Leo, Thomas Mark, and Carl Raymond.

8-David John Ameling was born on 1 Jan 1951 in West Union. David married Diane Linderbaum on 20 Oct 1979 in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. Diane was born on 12 Jan 1959 in Ossian. They had two children: Danielle Marie and Jonathan David.

8-Patricia Ann Ameling was born on 12 Mar 1952 in West Union. Patricia married Richard Raddatz, son of Julius H. Raddatz and Caroline Gilmore, on 29 Apr 1978 in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. Richard was born on 22 Dec 1951 in Cedar Rapids. They had one son: Chad Richard.

8-Michael Joseph Ameling was born on 26 Aug 1953 in West Union.

8-Daniel Leo Ameling was born on 2 Feb 1955 in West Union. Daniel married Sayonara Leister on 10 Jun 1982 in Tulsa. Sayonara was born on 20 May 1961 in Tyler, Texas. They had two children: Philip Edward and Gregory Randall.

8-Thomas Mark Ameling was born on 15 Mar 1958 in West Union. Thomas married Laura Christen on 24 Jul 1993 in Little Brown Church, Nashua. Laura was born on 6 May 1954. They had two children: Alisha and Joshua.

8-Carl Raymond Ameling was born on 8 May 1961 in Festina, died on 27 Sep 1972 in Festina at age 11, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina.

7-Alfred Ameling was born on 16 Nov 1929 in St. Lucas, died in Aug 1986 in Westgate at age 56, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Alfred married Elaine Hack on 11 Jun 1957. Elaine was born on 29 Aug 1939 in Hawkeye, died on 9 Sep 1997 in Westgate at age 58, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had three children: Alfred, Dennis, and Debra Jean.

8-Alfred Ameling Jr. was born on 3 May 1958 in St. Lucas.

8-Dennis Ameling was born on 29 Jul 1961.

8-Debra Jean Ameling was born on 11 Jun 1966 and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma.

7-Irvin Ameling was born on 27 Sep 1932 in St. Lucas. Irvin married Alma Winter, daughter of John Thomas Winter and Philomena (Minnie) Hackman, on 5 May 1954. Alma was born on 14 Dec 1934 in St. Lucas. They had six children: Donna Lou, Kathryn A., Sandra, Roger, Jeffrey, and Betty Jo.

8-Donna Lou Ameling was born on 29 Jul 1955. Donna married Bruce Fink on 8 May 1993. Bruce was born in West Union. They had one son: Sawyer.

8-Kathryn A. Ameling was born on 29 Mar 1958. Kathryn married Duane H. Langreck, son of Anton H. Langreck and Anna M. Meinert, on 12 Jun 1976. Duane was born on 26 Oct 1947 in St. Lucas. They had two children: Charity Lee and Nicole.

8-Sandra Ameling was born on 3 Oct 1960 in Waucoma. Sandra married Steve Krivachek on 22 Sep 1979. Steve was born on 22 Oct 1959 in Fort Atkinson. They had two children: Kyle and Kelsy.

8-Roger Ameling was born on 12 Aug 1967 in St. Lucas. Roger married Amy Evelyn Sersland on 18 Sep 1999.

8-Jeffrey Ameling was born on 13 Oct 1968. Jeffrey married Rose Stanbrough. Rose was born on 11 Jan 1966. They had one son: Dillon.

8-Betty Jo Ameling was born on 24 Jul 1964 in St. Lucas. Betty married Jeffrey John Langreck, son of Roger Lambert Langreck and Germanne Elizabeth Kuennen, on 21 Jul 1984. Jeffrey was born on 21 Jun 1960 in St. Lucas. They had two children: Adam Jeffrey and Kelly Elizabeth.

7-Arlene Ameling was born on 14 Jul 1935 in St. Lucas. Arlene married Robert William Huinker, son of Frank Joseph Huinker and Caroline (Carrie) Einck, on 12 Oct 1954 in St. Luke's. Robert was born on 20 Sep 1932 in Festina, died on 13 Apr 2002 in Palmer Medical Center in West Union of cancer at age 69, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. They had five children: Dean, Carol Ann, Sharon, Duane Joseph, and Keith Robert.

8-Dean Huinker was born on 13 Sep 1955 in Festina. Dean married Leann Einck on 6 Aug 1983. Leann was born on 19 Dec 1962. They had two children: Krista Marie and Ryan Patrick.

8-Carol Ann Huinker was born on 14 Nov 1956 in Festina. Carol married Bruce Leroy Stanbrough on 19 Apr 1986. Bruce was born on 5 Aug 1958. They had two children: Christopher Joseph and Jesse Alan.

8-Sharon Huinker was born on 19 Jun 1960 in Festina. Sharon married Daniel Henning on 3 Oct 1981 in Festina. Daniel was born on 1 Jul 1959. They had two children: Marcus Robert and Michael Lee.

8-Duane Joseph Huinker was born on 19 Mar 1963 in Festina.

8-Keith Robert Huinker was born on 15 Oct 1966 in Festina. Keith married. They had a daughter: Ashley.

6-Rosa Kruse was born on 9 Jun 1897 in St. Lucas.

5-Joseph Kruse was born on 17 Dec 1854 in Pennsylvania, died on 22 Apr 1934 in St. Lucas at age 79, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Joseph married Philomena Kramer, daughter of John Henry Kramer and Cecellia Staub, on 6 Jun 1878 in St. Lucas. Philomena was born on 1 Dec 1859 in Pennsylvania, died on 26 Jan 1913 in St. Lucas at age 53, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had 11 children: George W,, John H., Kathryn, Casper, Louis, Frances, Philip, Celia, Edward, Martin J., and Cecelia.

6-George W, Kruse was born on 10 Jul 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Dec 1943 in St. Lucas at age 64. George married Kathryn Greteman, daughter of Jacob Greteman and Anna, on 20 Jun 1911 in St. Luke's. Kathryn was born on 28 Nov 1888 in St. Lucas and died in Mar 1979 in St. Lucas at age 90. They had six children: Neal J., Nicholas, Ralph J., Killian Nicholas, Sylvia Mary, and Arthur T.

7-Neal J. Kruse was born in Dec 1910 and died on 10 Feb 1960 in St. Lucas at age 49. Neal married Melania Kuennen, daughter of John Henry Kuennen and Theresa J. (Tracy) Martin. Melania was born on 22 Dec 1911 in St. Lucas and died on 22 Aug 1999 in St. Lucas at age 87. They had seven children: Helen, Jerome, Donald Ralph, Jean, James Arthur, Mary, and Ann. In 1944 he served as the town clerk.

8-Helen Kruse was born on 8 Aug 1940. Helen married Donald Pinter. They had six children: Joseph, Mary Ellen, Melania, Barbara, David, and Donald.

8-Jerome Kruse was born on 16 Feb 1943 and died on 22 Jul 1976 at age 33. Jerome married Barbara Schulte. Barbara was born on 22 May 1950. They had one son: Jeffrey.

8-Donald Ralph Kruse was born on 24 Dec 1944 in St. Lucas. Donald married Jeanette Hubek, daughter of Mr. Hubek and Mathilda Balk, on 5 Jun 1965. Jeanette was born on 6 Sep 1945. They had two children: Kimberly and Kelly Jospehine. Donald next married Karen Boebel on 17 Mar 2000. Karen was born on 24 Dec 1954.

8-Jean Kruse was born on 22 May 1946. Jean married Glenda Ferranto on 13 Aug 1970. They had three children: Tina, Jena, and Kristopher.

8-James Arthur Kruse was born on 19 Mar 1949 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Jun 1969 in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam at age 20.

8-Mary Kruse was born on 30 Apr 1950. Mary married Thomas Karau on 1 Sep 1991.

8-Ann Kruse was born on 17 May 1952. Ann married Dale Olsen on 19 May 1973. They had two children: John and Sarah.

7-Nicholas Kruse was born in 1914 in St. Lucas.

7-Ralph J. Kruse was born on 9 Apr 1916 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Sep 1993 in St. Lucas at age 77. Ralph married Leona Margaret Perry, daughter of Victor Perry Sr. and Teresa. Leona was born on 25 Dec 1918 in St. Lucas, died on 15 Nov 2005 in Marshalltown at age 86, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had two children: Sandra and Michael.

8-Sandra Kruse was born on 26 Jun 1943. Sandra married Marvin V. Kuehner, son of William Kuehner and Minnie Sue Kuennen. Marvin was born on 30 Apr 1943. They had five children: Kelly S., Timothy, Kimberly, Kelly, and Jennifer.

8-Michael Kruse married Patricia. They had one son: Josh.

7-Killian Nicholas Kruse was born on 30 Oct 1919 and died on 9 Apr 1993 in Los Angeles at age 73. Killian married Barbara Hass. They had four children: Mary, Joan, Theresa, and Patrick Killian.

7-Sylvia Mary Kruse was born in 1924. She married Ralph Selan. He was born on 20 Jan 1920 and died on 20 Dec 1988 in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Co., California at age 68. They had three children: Kathryn, Susan, and Lisa M.

7-Arthur T. Kruse was born on 24 Sep 1926 and died on 7 Jan 1995 in Calmar at age 68. Arthur married Lucille B. Hackman, daughter of Edward John Hackman and Anna Schmitt, on 22 Aug 1950. She was born on 17 Aug 1929 in St. Lucas. They had eight children: Georgia, Mark, Rosemary, Duane, Diane, Marcia, Kare, and Barbara Lou.

8-Georgia Kruse was born on 29 Oct 1951. Georgia married James Tierney on 23 Jan 1971. James was born on 22 Feb 1946. They had two children: Patrick and Jaime.

8-Mark Kruse was born on 13 Feb 1953. Mark married Marcia Manning on 14 Aug 1976. Marcia was born on 14 Mar 1954. They had five children: Chiara, Anna, Bryant, Matthew, and Marie.

8-Rosemary Kruse was born on 9 Apr 1954. Rosemary married Arthur Behrens on 18 Oct 1980. Arthur was born on 1 Nov 1954. They had three children: Michelle, Latjrum, and Christopher.

8-Duane Kruse was born on 29 May 1955. Duane married Vickie Liestikow on 3 Aug 1984. Vickie was born on 7 Sep 1956. They had two children: Benjamin and Adam.

8-Diane Kruse was born on 8 Sep 1956. Diane married Carl Kruse on 6 Jul 1985. Carl was born on 7 Aug 1951. They had two children: Kent and Bridget.

8-Marcia Kruse was born on 12 Mar 1961. Marcia married Bruce Gullickson on 22 Feb 1986. Bruce was born on 14 Jan 1962. They had three children: Nicholas, Megan, and Tally Marie.

8-Kare Kruse was born on 29 Dec 1962. Kare married Steven Kovarik on 1 May 1982. Steven was born on 26 Aug 1963. They had two children: Jeremiah and Zachariah.

8-Barbara Lou Kruse was born on 2 Feb 1972.

6-John H. Kruse was born on 12 Dec 1880 in St. Lucas, died on 9 Dec 1913 in St. Lucas at age 32, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. John married Ottilia Christina Rausch, daughter of John Joseph Rausch and Elizabeth Werner, on 22 Sep 1903 in St. Lucas. Ottilia was born on 11 Dec 1882 in New Hampton and died on 28 May 1976 in New Hampton at age 93. They had five children.

7-Hilda Kruse was born on 19 Mar 1902 and died on 1 May 1988 in Browerville, Todd Co., Minnesota at age 86. Hilda married Philip Martinek. Philip was born on 22 Aug 1898 and died in May 1964 at age 65. They had a daughter: Helen.

7-Carl W. Kruse was born in 1905 and died in 1976 at age 71.

7-Lydia Kruse was born on 15 May 1906 and died in Apr 1987 in Stacyville at age 80.

7-Leo Kruse was born on 26 Jul 1909 and died in May 1981 in Stacyville at age 71. Leo married Martha Wagner.

7-Paul Kruse was born on 13 Aug 1911 and died in Dec 1980 at age 69.

6-Kathryn Kruse was born on 26 Oct 1883 in St. Lucas and died on 27 Oct 1961 at age 78. Kathryn married Nicholas P. Lusson, son of Joseph Lusson and Katherine Perry (Pierre), on 9 Feb 1904 in St. Lucas. Nicholas was born on 23 Jun 1877 in St. Lucas and died in 1955 in St. Lucas at age 78. They had six children.

7-Albert J. Lusson was born on 13 May 1905 in St. Lucas, died in Dec 1956 at age 51, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. In 1930 he lived with Chris and Agnes Schmitt in Washington where he was employed as a hired-hand. Albert married Bertha E. Bieker, daughter of William Bieker and Anna Marie Myers, on 5 Apr 1932. Bertha was born on 13 Aug 1911, died on 9 Jul 1992 in Waterloo at age 80, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had two children: Merlin N. and Albert Wilbur.

7-Clara Lusson was born on 25 Nov 1906 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Jan 1964 in St. Lucas at age 57. Clara married William Hackman, son of Gerhard Hackman and Theresia Bodensteiner, on 11 Jun 1929 in St. Lucas. He was born on 6 Jun 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Apr 1972 in St. Lucas at age 67. They had two children: Alvin W. and Edna K.

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8-Alvin W. Hackman Sr. was born on 13 Nov 1930 and died on 5 Apr 1993 in West Union at age 62. Alvin married Bernice Catherine Hageman, daughter of Ignatius Hageman and Elizabeth Kuennen. She was born on 16 May 1931 in Festina. They had seven children.

9-Donald William Hackman was born on 30 May 1953 in St. Lucas. Donald married Kaye Lynn Finholt. Kaye was born on 14 Apr 1955. They had two children: Holli C. and William Finholt.

9-Duane H. Hackman was born on 3 Apr 1954. Duane married Teresa Czarobski. Teresa was born on 21 Aug 1957. They had three children: Amanda, Elizabeth, and Edward Duane.

9-Janet E. Hackman was born on 7 May 1955. Janet married David R. Ohlert. David was born on 15 Feb 1952. They had three children: Sara, Kathryn Ann, and Aaron D.

9-Alan J. Hackman was born on 3 Mar 1960. Alan married Gail Marie Priebe. Gail was born on 22 Jul 1960. They had three children: Lee Alan, Tyler James, and Evan Drew.

9-Mary Lee Hackman was born on 31 Mar 1961. Mary married Peter Roth. They had two children: Lucas and Jacob.

9-Loran Hackman was born on 9 Apr 1962. Loran married Lisa McGready. They had two children: Davis and Paige Elizabeth.

9-Alvin W. Hackman Jr. was born on 21 Nov 1967.

8-Edna K. Hackman was born on 29 Sep 1934. Edna married James N. Lechtenberg, son of Joseph L. Lechtenberg and Caroline H. Schissel. James was born on 18 Jul 1932.

7-Colette Lusson was born after 1920.

7-Frank Lusson was born in 1909 in St. Lucas.

7-Loretta C. Lusson was born in 1916.

7-Erma Lusson was born in 1916 in St. Lucas.

6-Casper Kruse was born on 6 Jan 1886 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Feb 1920 in St. Lucas at age 34. Buried at St. Lucas Cemetery. Casper married Mary Eva Kriener, daughter of Conrad Kriener and Kathryn Schmitt, on 9 Nov 1909. Mary was born on 25 Mar 1892 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Nov 1953 in Fort Atkinson at age 61. They had seven children.

7-Joseph Kruse was born in 1911 and died in 1922 at age 11.

7-Conrad Kruse was born in 1912 and died on 19 Feb 1940 in Fort Atkinson at age 28.

7-Arnold G. Kruse was born on 9 Jul 1915 in Fort Atkinson and died on 11 Jul 1998 in Ossian at age 83. Arnold married Doris Goddard on 16 Jun 1943. Doris was born on 7 May 1922 and died on 10 Apr 1962 at age 39. They had five children: Marlys, David, Paul, Cyril, and Mary Catherin.

Arnold next married Mabel Zeinen. Mabel was born on 30 Aug 1924 in Minneapolis.

7-Rita Kruse was born on 7 Mar 1917 in Jackson Jct., Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 5 Jan 1992 at age 74. Rita married Raymond A. Holder, son of John Holder and Mary Bodensteiner, on 21 Jun 1937. Raymond was born on 1 Dec 1911 in Ossian and died on 26 Nov 1988 in Ossian at age 76. They had five children: Rosalin, Regina, Ruth Ann, Raymond, and Rachelle.

7-Theodore Kruse was born on 25 May 1918 and died in Oct 1984 in Hawkeye at age 66. Theodore married Norma Brown on 19 Oct 1942. Theodore next married Maxine Moore on 20 Aug 1951. Maxine was born on 5 Mar 1923. They had three children: May, Theodore, and Linda Kay.

7-John Kruse was born from 1919 to 1925.

7-Lorraine Kruse

6-Louis Kruse was born on 15 Jun 1888 in St. Lucas, died on 7 Aug 1922 in St. Lucas at age 34, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. Louis married Katherine (Katie) Tillman, daughter of John F. Tillman and Mary Dohm, on 27 Aug 1912. Katherine was born on 15 Jun 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Dec 1976 in Postville, Allamakee Co., Iowa at age 83. They had four children: Loretta, Norbert, Agatha, and Florence.

7-Loretta Kruse was born on 1 May 1914 in St. Lucas, died on 18 Sep 1996 in Maple Crest Manor, West Union at age 82, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery. Loretta married Bert Overhus on 13 Apr 1936 in West Union. They had a daughter: Folena.

7-Norbert Kruse was born on 11 Nov 1916 in Union, Fayette Co., Iowa and died on 20 Apr 1990 in Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts at age 73. Norbert married Female Stevens.

7-Agatha Kruse was born in 1919 in Union.

7-Florence Kruse was born in 1920 in Union.

6-Frances Kruse was born on 6 May 1890 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Jan 1981 in St. Lucas at age 90. Frances married Frank Jacobs on 12 Jan 1922 in St. Luke's. Frank was born in 1887 and died in 1952 in St. Lucas at age 65. They had four children: Leo M., Joseph E., George John, and Edna.

7-Leo M. Jacobs was born in 1924 in St. Lucas.

7-Joseph E. Jacobs was born in 1926 in St. Lucas.

7-George John Jacobs was born in 1928 and died on 25 Sep 2000 in La Crosse, Wisconsin at age 72.

7-Edna Jacobs was born after 1930 in St. Lucas.

6-Philip Kruse was born on 6 May 1892 in St. Lucas and died in 1905 in St. Lucas at age 13.

6-Celia Kruse was born on 22 Apr 1895 in St. Lucas and died in 1896 at age 1.

6-Edward Kruse was born on 8 May 1896 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Jan 1923 in St. Lucas at age 26. Buried at St. Lucas Cemetery. Edward married Margaret Martin, daughter of Johan Adam Martin and Barbara Balk, on 2 Oct 1919. Margaret was born on 4 May 1871 in Festina and died on 2 Jun 1958 in St. Francis Hospital at age 87. Another name for Margaret was Sister M. Melania FSPA. They had one son: Linus.

7-Linus Kruse was born on 13 Jan 1921. Linus married Lucille Elizabeth Reicks, daughter of Victor Reicks and Mary Heying, on 28 Jan 1947. Lucille was born on 22 Mar 1923 and died on 13 Jan 1987 in Cresco at age 63. They had ten children: Edward Victor, Lawrence George, Marilyn Ann, Norine Ann, Paul Greg, Dennis Clem, Joel Eugene, Kevin Alex, Harvey Alex, and Shiela Lucill.

6-Martin J. Kruse was born on 4 Apr 1899 in St. Lucas, died on 4 Feb 1971 in St. Lucas at age 71, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. Martin married Gertrude Martin, daughter of Carl Martin and Theresa Kuennen, on 10 Jan 1922 in St. Lucas. Gertrude was born on 21 Jan 1898 in St. Lucas and died on 27 Jan 1995 in Decorah at age 97. They had nine children.

7-Teresa Edwinda Kruse was born on 22 Mar 1923 in Washington Twp. Teresa married William George Breuer on 10 Nov 1955. William was born on 26 Oct 1925. They were the parents of five children.

7-Rev. Charles Francis Kruse was born on 4 Sep 1924 and died on 21 Nov 1994 in Dubuque, Iowa at age 70.

7-Marcella Margaret Kruse was born on 30 Jul 1926. Marcella married John W. Horihan on 21 Jun 1949. John was born on 9 Oct 1923.

7-Clara Kruse was born on 3 Apr 1931. Clara married Donald Horihan. Donald was born on 2 Jul 1925.

7-Rev. Clarence Kruse was born on 3 Apr 1931.

7-Eileen Kruse was born in 1935. Eileen married Chester Joseph Blechinger. Chester was born in 1936. They had three children: Jeffrey Walter, Nancy L., and Sara Eileen.

7-Ronald J. Kruse was born on 17 Jan 1938. Ronald married Nellie T. She was born on 29 May 1939. They had four children: Daniel J., Monica Jean, Melissa A., and Denise A.

8-Denise A. Kruse was born on 23 Dec 1974.

7-Phyllis Kruse was born on 21 Dec 1940. She married Alvin G. Malin. Alvin was born on 11 Feb 1939. They had one son: Paul G.

7-Alice Barbara Kruse was born on 29 Sep 1943 and died on 18 Nov 1957 at age 14.

6-Cecelia Kruse was born on 16 Nov 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 21 May 1993 in Calmar at age 88. Cecelia married Frank (Chris) Kriener, son of Conrad Kriener and Kathryn Schmitt. Frank was born on 11 May 1900 in St. Lucas and died on 3 Oct 1967 in Waucoma at age 67. They had eight children: Irene C., Luke G., Agnes, Rita E., Ann, Clarence John, Urban J., and Marvin Luke.

7-Irene C. Kriener was born on 14 Apr 1930. She married Vern J. Schmitt, son of Louis Joseph Schmitt and Anna Formanek, on 14 Jun 1949 in St. Lucas. Vern was born on 28 Dec 1927 in Fort Atkinson and died on 17 Sep 2003 in Fort Atkinson at age 75. They had seven children: Jean M., James, Joanie A., Jerome (Jerry), Mark C., Carol Ann, and Judith R.

7-Luke G. Kriener was born on 19 Oct 1931 in St. Lucas and died on 19 Apr 1992 in Cresco at age 60. He is not mentioned in his mother's obit. Luke married Leona Gebel on 16 Jun 1952. Leona was born on 18 Mar 1934. They had four children: Kenneth L., Dennis, Thomas Joseph, and Scott.

7-Agnes Kriener was born on 15 Apr 1933.Agnes married Clarence M. Soukup. Clarence was born on 15 Aug 1931. They had a daughter: Marilyn Ann.

7-Rita E. Kriener was born on 13 Jun 1935. Rita married Paul Joseph (Joey) Gerleman, son of Edmund Elmer Gerleman and Cecelia Kuennen, on 25 Aug 1953. Paul was born on 3 Oct 1932 in Decorah. They had seven children: Floyd Edmund, Duane, Kevin L., Loren, Susan, Karen, and Bruce J. They farmed near Calmar.

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7-Ann Kriener was born on 14 Apr 1937 in St. Lucas. Ann married John Andrew Herold. John was born on 3 Jun 1934. They had five children: Leon, Andrew, Jane, Alvin C., and Keith M.

7-Clarence John Kriener was born on 5 Nov 1938. He married Geniece Drilling, daughter of Urban S. Drilling and Mechtildis Kuennen, on 12 May 1962. Geniece was born on 8 Jan 1941 and died on 8 Oct 1989 at age 48. They had eight children: Daniel, David, Kathryn J., Kerry L., Darin M., Kiara C., Kacia Marie, and Kaia.

8-Daniel Kriener was born on 16 Mar 1963. Daniel married Linda Hager on 12 Aug 1989. Linda was born on 15 May 1963 in Sioux City. They had two children: Amanda and Michael.

8-David Kriener was born on 26 May 1964. He married Patricia Madigan. She was born on 18 Jan 1963. They had one son: John Russel.

8-Kathryn J. Kriener was born on 24 Oct 1966.

8-Kerry L. Kriener was born on 18 Feb 1970.

8-Darin M. Kriener was born on 7 Feb 1975.

8-Kiara C. Krienerwas born on 11 Apr 1976.

8-Kacia Marie Kriener was born on 30 Apr 1983.

8-Kaia Kriener was born on 22 Nov 1984.

7-Urban J. Kriener was born on 28 Jul 1943 in Waucoma. Urban married Rose Mary Hackman, daughter of Anslem Peter Hackman and Lenora Anne Franzen, on 6 Jul 1963. Rose was born on 7 Jul 1944. They had four children: Bruce, Ivan, Marjorie, and Laura L.

8-Bruce Kriener was born on 5 Mar 1965 and died on 18 Sep 1988 at age 23.

8-Ivan Kriener was born on 14 May 1966. Ivan married Anne Franzen on 14 May 1988. Anne was born on 1 Sep 1966. They had two children: Zakery and Mekenz.

8-Marjorie Kriener was born on 26 Dec 1967. She married Mr. Batkoff. Mr. was born in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

8-Laura L. Kriener was born on 26 Sep 1969.

7-Marvin Luke Kriener was born on 2 Jan 1953. Marvin married Connie Jean Delger on 12 Jul 1975. She was born on 14 May 1954. They had three children: Heidi F., Christopher Joel, and Craig Robert.

8-Heidi F. Kriener was born on 14 Mar 1978.

8-Christopher Joel Kriener was born on 6 May 1980.

8-Craig Robert Kriener was born on 17 Oct 1983.

5-John Kruse was born on 14 Oct 1856 in St. Lucas, died on 22 Mar 1944 in Eden Twp. at age 87, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. John married Rosalia Pitzenberger, daughter of Johann Pitzenberger and Mary A. Rasenbeck, on 23 Oct 1883 in St. Lucas. She was born on 24 Dec 1866 in St. Lucas, died in Oct 1935 in Waucoma at age 68, and was buried in St Mary's Cemetery. The cause of her death was Dropsey. They had eight children: Frank George, Helen Marie, Richard Anton, Agnes Anna, Clara Helena, Evelyn Katherine, Loretta Frances, and Raymond H.

6-Frank George Kruse was born on 9 Feb 1885 in Eden, died on 6 Jan 1970 in Waucoma at age 84, and was buried in St .Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Frank married Mathilda (Tillie) Raising, daughter of William Rasing Jr. and Elizabeth Busch, on 8 Nov 1920. She was born on 23 May 1898 in Festina, died on 17 Dec 1979 at age 81, and was buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had three children: John Raymond, Philip F., and Lorraine.

7-John Raymond Kruse was born on 20 Nov 1927 in Waucoma, died on 20 Nov 2005 at age 78, and was buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. John married Lucille A. Hageman, daughter of Nicholas Hageman and Rosalia J. Imoehl, on 25 Oct 1950 in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. She was born on 5 Oct 1926. They had four children: Carol, Kenneth Frank, Verna, and Jean Marie.

8-Carol Kruse was born on 3 Oct 1952. Carol married Martin Peter Kuennen, son of Frank Conrad Kuennen and Elizabeth Meyer, on 20 Nov 1971. He was born on 28 Mar 1946. They had three children: Lisa, Lois, and Sharon Lynn.

8-Kenneth Frank Kruse was born on 14 Jul 1953. Kenneth married Marsha Sue Nierling on 30 Jul 1977. Marsha was born on 5 Jun 1958. They had three children: Aaron John, Craig Francis, and Michael David.

8-Verna Kruse was born on 31 Mar 1958. Verna married David Seitz on 4 Jun 1983. David was born on 13 Nov 1957. They had two children: Eric and Nicole.

8-Jean Marie Kruse was born on 5 Sep 1969. She is engaged to Ted Lare of Des Moines.

7-Philip F. Kruse was born on 11 Jul 1931 in Waucoma. Philip married Rosemary Hageman, daughter of Joseph B. Hageman and Catherine Schmitt, on 7 May 1958. Rosemary was born on 8 May 1934 in St. Lucas. They had three children: Daryl, Debra C., and Daniel Joseph.

7-Lorraine Kruse was born on 23 Jun 1941, died on 30 May 1943 at age 1, and was buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma.

6-Helen Marie Kruse was born on 9 Mar 1887 in Eden, died on 18 Oct 1973 in Waucoma at age 86, and was buried on 20 Oct 1973 in St .Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Helen married Philip John Bear on 30 Apr 1912 in St Mary's Church, Waucoma. Philip was born on 19 Nov 1884, died in 1961 in Waucoma at age 77, and was buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had one son.

7-Raymond Irvin Bear was born on 13 Mar 1915 and died on 13 Jun 1989 in Waucoma at age 74.Raymond married Bernice Ann Busch, daughter of Bernard Busch and Dorothy Ann (Dora) Tieskoetter, on 14 Nov 1944. Bernice was born on 27 Sep 1921 in Festina. They had five children: James Allan, Janice Ann, Joanne Agnes, John Alfred, and Jolene Alice.

6-Richard Anton Kruse was born on 11 Aug 1890 in Eden, died on 3 Jul 1964 at age 73, and was buried on 5 Jul 1964 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Richard married Mae Kramer. Their marriage ended in a divorce.

6-Agnes Anna Kruse was born on 2 Oct 1893 in Eden, died on 18 Jan 1985 in Gilespie, Illinois at age 91, and was buried on 21 Jan 1985 in Garner, Iowa. Agnes married Edward Papousek in 1915. Edward was born on 15 Feb 1889, died in Kansas City, and was buried in Garner, Iowa. They had two children: James and Mary Ann.

6-Clara Helena Kruse was born on 18 Feb 1896 in Eden Twp. died on 10 Jun 1965 in Waterloo at age 69, and was buried on 13 Jun 1965 in New Hampton. Clara married Joseph Curtis Fisher, son of Christopher Fisher, in 1917 in St Mary's Church, Waucoma. Joseph was born in 1887, died in 1964 in Waterloo at age 77, and was buried in New Hampton. They had three children: Cornelius Neil, Gerald Raymond, and Jeanette Helen.

7-Cornelius Neil Fisher was born on 13 Aug 1918, died on 12 Dec 2002 at age 84, and was buried in St Paul, Minnesota. He married Dorothy O'Schaughnessy, daughter of Michael Raymond O'Schaughnessy and Theresa M Husting, in 1946. She was born on 11 Oct 1925, died on 30 Apr 1993 at age 67, and was buried in St Paul. They had five children: Sharon Ann, Marvin John, Marlene Marie, Robert James, and Donna.

7-Gerald Raymond Fisher was born in 1922, died in 1994 at age 72, and was buried in Charles City, Iowa. Gerald married Leone Radamacher in 1944. Leone died in Dec 1958 and was buried in Charles City, Iowa. They had three children: Constance, Bruce Curtis, and Craig.

Gerald next married Jean Thomas Aughsteter in 1969 in Charles City.

7-Jeanette Helen Fisher was born on 22 Oct 1924, died on 25 Mar 1994 in Waterloo at age 69, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo. She married Ronald Christiansen on 22 Dec 1944. He was born on 18 Mar 1922 in New Hampton, died on 7 Oct 1957 in Waterloo at age 35, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo. They had two children: Dirkle Dean and Cheryl Ann.

8-Dirkle Dean Christiansen was born on 30 Jul 1945 in Waterloo. Dirkle married Beverly Gayden. They had three children: Heather, Leanne, and Ryan.

8-Cheryl Ann Christiansen was born on 22 Jul 1946 in Waterloo. Cheryl married Larry Evan in 1964 in Waterloo. The marriage ended in Divorce. They had a daughter: Rhonda Lynn. Cheryl next married Michael Costello.

6-Evelyn Katherine Kruse was born on 29 Aug 1898 and died on 26 Mar 1954 at age 55. Evelyn married Winnefred or Edwin Knecht on 22 Nov 1920. Winnefred was buried in Minneapolis. They had one son.

7-John Knecht died in Minneapolis. John married Betty Steenberg.

6-Loretta Frances Kruse was born on 27 Mar 1902 in Eden Twp., died on 18 Mar 1999 in Waterloo at age 96, and was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo. Loretta married Francis James Murphy, son of Thomas Francis Murphy and Mary Ann Drew, on 27 Nov 1922 in Waucoma. Francis was born on 10 Feb 1896 in Waucoma, died on 18 Jan 1968 in Waterloo at age 71, and was buried on 20 Jan 1968 in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo. They had five children.

7-Rosetta Lewine Murphy was born on 8 Nov 1924 in Waucoma. Rosetta married Arlan Edward Haugen, son of Edward Haugen and Caroline Crane, on 19 Jun 1943 in St. Benedicts, Decorah. Arlan was born on 25 Jan 1922 in Decorah. They had eight children: Elaine Marie, Janet Louise, Alan Edward, James Richard, Virginia Ann, David John, Duane Michael, and Karen Margaret.

7-Anita Agnes Murphy was born on 25 Jan 1927 in Waucoma. Anita married Russell Irvin Aries, son of Harm Aries and Merle Henry, on 3 Jun 1947 in Waterloo. Russell was born on 22 Jun 1922 in Waterloo, died on 9 Jul 1996 in Waterloo at age 74, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo. They had five children: Marilyn Jean, Charlotte Louise, Phyliss Joann, Charles Richard, and Steven Joseph.

7-Geraldine Frances Murphy was born on 2 Nov 1929 in Waucoma. Geraldine married Raphael Clement (Ray) Wester, son of Hubert Peter Wester and Christina Rose Becker, on 3 Feb 1951 in St John's, Waterloo. Raphael was born on 22 Jun 1925 in Laporte City Iowa. They had nine children: Delores Ann, Mary Margaret, Thomas LaVerne, Joel Ray, Andrea Jean, June Marie, Richard Alan, Ruth Ellen, and Geraldine Ann (Gerri).

7-LaVerne Raymond Murphy was born on 2 Mar 1934 in Decorah. LaVerne married Barbara Pape, daughter of Peter Pape and Kathryn Koster, on 30 Jul 1955 in Balltown Iowa. Barbara was born on 20 Apr 1938. They had two children.

7-Francis John Murphy was born on 15 Sep 1936 in Decorah. He married Audrey Theresia Weiden, daughter of Andrew Weiden and Beatrice Schares, on 1 Aug 1956. She was born on 2 Dec 1936 in Laporte City. They had seven children: Corrine Marie, Jeffery Dean, Paul Allen, Roger Ward, Carol Alice, Gary Eli, and Jason Victor.

6-Raymond H. Kruse was born on 10 Aug 1904 in Eden and died in Jul 1982 in New Hampton at age 77. Raymond married Theresia Linkenmeyer on 10 Jan 1928. Theresia died on 10 Dec 1946. Raymond next married Leona Meighen. Leona was born in 1901 and died in 1994 in New Hampton at age 93.

5-Margaret Kruse was born on 28 May 1859 in Washington Twp., Iowa, died on 4 Nov 1887 in St. Lucas at age 28, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. She married John Schmitt, son of Johan Peter Schmitt and Eva Franzen, on 21 Oct 1879 in St. Lucas. John was born on 22 Apr 1854 in Rohl, Prussia and died on 15 Jan 1948 in St. Lucas. at age 93. They had two children.

6-Peter H. Schmitt was born on 7 Jan 1880 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Jul 1953 at age 73. On his draft registration he stated he was born 2 Jan 1881. Peter married Mary Magdalene Wurzer, daughter of Anton Wurzer and Anna Boeding, on 16 Jan 1905. Mary was born on 7 Dec 1884 and died in Oct 1972 in Stacyville, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 87. They had seven children.

7-Phyllis A. Schmitt was born on 23 Oct 1905 and died on 10 May 1994 in York, York Co., Nebraska at age 88. Phyllis married Al Staudt on 16 Jan 1934. Al was born on 25 Nov 1908. They had three children: Norman, Caroline, and Harlan A.

8-Norman Staudt was born on 6 Oct 1935. Norman married Mary Cruse on 10 Jun 1961. Mary was born on 14 May 1938 and died on 23 Apr 1975 at age 36. They had three children: Robert, Danny, and Susan.

Norman next married Jeri Lindle. Jeri was born on 13 Nov 1948.

8-Caroline Staudt was born on 31 Oct 1937. Caroline married James Ermer on 9 Sep 1961. James was born on 27 Sep 1938. They had three children: Steven James, David John, and Katherine Ann.

7-Dorothy Schmitt was born on 30 Mar 1906. Dorothy married Frank Kuhr on 28 Jun 1938. Frank was born on 19 Jan 1908 and died on 27 Oct 1974 at age 66. They had a daughter: Ann.

8-Ann Kuhr was born on 22 Dec 1940. Ann married Hayden Newuman on 4 Apr 1963. Ann next married Nils Sandine on 9 Aug 1980. Nils was born on 12 Mar 1929.

7-Florence Schmitt was born in 1909 in St. Lucas. Florence married Leo Blake on 30 Jun 1938. They had a daughter.

7-Benedict Schmitt was born on 4 Dec 1916. Ben married Norma Elaine Keeven on 25 Dec 1947. They had three children: Allen, Virginia, and Chirley.

7-Arthur Schmitt was born on 14 Aug 1920. Arthur married Velda Keeven on 14 Aug 1947. They had two children: Susan M. and Robert C.

7-Alphonse Schmitt was born on 1 Apr 1913.

6-Mary Eva Schmitt was born on 7 Jan 1883 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Feb 1883 in St. Lucas.

5-Anton Kruse was born on 28 Mar 1867 in Washington Twp., Winneshiek Co. Iowa, died on 21 Jul 1927 in St. Lucas at age 60, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Anton married Mary Lichter, daughter of John Lichter and Anna Maria Langreck, on 15 Oct 1889. Mary was born on 23 Dec 1871 and died on 5 Dec 1940 in St. Lucas at age 68. They had six children: Nicholas, Theresa, Julia, Christine, Albert, and Margaret.

6-Nicholas Kruse was born on 3 Mar 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 9 Jan 1977 in Fort Atkinson at age 85. In 1930 he lived alone on a farm in Winneshiek Co.

6-Theresa Kruse was born on 31 Jan 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 3 Jun 1961 in Iowa at age 68. Theresa married Peter Collins on 15 Oct 1918. Peter was born in 1883. They had three children: Marie, Louise Evelyn, and James.

7-Marie Collins was born on 21 Feb 1920. Marie married Herndon Hightower.

7-Louise Evelyn Collins was born in 1923. Louise married Paul M. Schlichte, son of Barney G. Schlichte and Rosa Catherine Foreman. Paul was born on 6 Jun 1910 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Oct 2005 in Waterloo at age 95.

7-James Collins was born on 6 Jul 1930. James married. They had two children: Raymond and Theresa.

6-Julia Kruse was born on 25 Nov 1895 in St. Lucas and died on 9 May 1953 at age 57. Julia married Kieron Burke. They had four children: Lucille, Agnes Elaine, Leo Francis, and Margaret.

7-Lucille Burke was born on 26 Sep 1925. Lucille married Edward Shatek on 23 Aug 1948. They had six children: Gene, Richard, Michael, Mary Kay, Karen Sue, and Tracy.

7-Agnes Elaine Burke was born on 23 Nov 1928. Agnes married Theodore E. Meyer, son of Henry D. Meyer and Rose Theresa Myers, on 12 Jun 1945. Theodore was born on 20 Dec 1921 in St. Lucas and died on 19 Apr 1987 in Decorah at age 65. They had nine children: Kenneth, Jeanette Rose, David Joseph, Mark Leo, Dean Robert, Roy Victor, Julia Ann, Ann Marie, and Patti Jo.

He died of cancer and was buried at St. Benedict's Cemetery. From his obituary - He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He farmed in the Waucoma area until 1952, when he began farming in the Spillville and Fort Atkinson areas. He also worked at Lang's Dairy in Decorah. He also worked at Camcar in Decorah before he retired. Survivors shown were his wife, Agnes and nine children, Kenneth Edward, Atlanta, GA.; Jeanette Rose Exey of Decorah; David Joseph of Camanche; Mark Leo of Mankato, Minn; Dean Robert of Sibley; Roy Victor of Houston, Tx.; Julia Ann Kroll of Des Moines; Ann Marie Ten Eyck of Kansas City, and Patti Jo, Des Moines. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Arnold and Leo.

7-Leo Francis Burke was born on 16 Dec 1930 in Waucoma, died on 18 Jul 2003 in Mason City at age 72, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Leo married Agatha Wenthold on 10 Apr 1951. Agatha was born on 5 Dec 1927. They had eight children: Carol Ann, Peggy Ann, Daniel Lee, Bonnie Sue, Randy, Marilyn, Gloria, and Shelly. They farmed near Waucoma for many years and after retiring in 1996 they moved into Waucoma.

7-Margaret Burke was born on 13 Dec 1934. Margaret married Ferdinand Steinlage on 7 Jun 1954. Ferdinand was born on 26 Sep 1930 in St. Lucas. They had eight children: James, Jane, Donna, Doris, Alice, Alan, Wayne, Wanda and Ivan J.

6-Christine Kruse was born on 9 Jul 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Sep 1972 in Independence, Fayette Co., Iowa at age 70. Christine married Walter William Schrandt, son of Theodore Martin Schrandt and Magdalene Giesing, on 4 May 1936. Walter was born on 29 Mar 1914 in Festina and died in Oct 1984 in West Union at age 70. They had three children: Arlene Mary, Edna Christina, and Eleanore.

7-Arlene Mary Schrandt was born on 26 Mar 1937. Arlene married Edward James Lee. They had four children: Mary, William, Brenda, and Kevin.

3-Casper Henry (Andrew) Meyer was born on 3 Oct 1805 in Essen, Oldenburg, died on 6 Sep 1872 in St. Lucas at age 66, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. His Godparents were Casper Holthaus and Catharina Buschmeyer, geb. Tinnerman. Baptism record: FHL #920171, Page 332. Heuermann auf dem Gut Calhorn. He was buried at St. Lucas Cemetery. Casper married Mary Elisabeth Krümpelmann, daughter of Johan Henrich Krümpelmann and Anna Maria Tinnerman, on 23 Jul 1831 in Oldenburg. Mary was born on 12 Mar 1812 in Addrup, died after 1880 in Roselle, Carroll Co., Iowa, and was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery. They had 12 children: Dirk Heinrich, Gerhard Henrich, Casper Henry, John Frank, John Henry, Mary Elizabeth, Joseph, Catherine, Anthony, August, George A., and Bernadine.

The records from the Historic Church of St. Peter, 304 Shaffner Avenue in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, show the following records: Birth: Johannis Henricus, Baptized 12 May 1839 . Son of Casper Myer and Elizabeth Kemler. Birth: Twins - Joseph, and Mary Elizabeth, Baptized 20 March 1841 - Parents, Casper and Elizabeth Kimberman. The 1840 Pennsylvania census for Carroll Township in Washington Co. shows Casper Myers and 2 children under age 5; 2 children age 5 to 10; 2 males age 20-30 and 1 female, age 20-30. On March 6, 1852 he bought 160 acres in the SW one quarter of Sec. 8, TWP 95, for $200.00. On August 30, 1850 the Indiana census shows Casper Myers, age 45, born in Prussia, and William Myers, age 14 as laborers. They are in Steele Township in Davies Co. They did not stay in Indiana long and no other records were found there.
The 1856 Iowa census for Auburn in Fayette Co. shows the family: Myers, Casper, age 43, born in Prussia, arrived in Iowa in 1851; his wife, Mary, age 43, born in Prussia; Caspar, age 18, born in PA.; John, age 15, born in PA.; Catherine , age 12, born in PA.; and Dina, age 1, born in Iowa. The 1860 Auburn census shows Casper and Mary as born in Oldanbrou. On 20 February, 1866 Casper Myers received 40 acres on Land Patent #14871 from the State of Iowa in Sec 10, Township 95, North of Range 9. The 1870 Auburn census taken on July 19, 1870, shows Myers, Casper, age 65, a farmer, born in Prussia; his wife, M.E., age 58, born in Prussia, and Diana, age 16, still living on the farm. By 1863, he sold all of the 160 acres. He bought 40 acres in the SE one quarter of the SW one quarter of Sec. 10, TWP 95, North of Range 9, on February 8, 1866 on an Iowa land patent. He was a land trader, buying and improving farms and then selling them.

4-Dirk Heinrich Meyer was born on 16 Jan 1832 in Essen. There are no records for him in America.

4-Gerhard Henrich Meyer was born on 26 Aug 1834 in Essen, Oldenburg.

4-Casper Henry Meyer was born on 22 Aug 1837 in Brownsville, Washington Co., Pennsylvania and was christened on 22 Aug 1837 in Historic Church Of St. Peter, Brownsville, Pennsylvania. Casper married Lydia A. Vizein\Posen on 14 Jul 1863 in St. Lucas. Lydia was born in 1847. They had two children: Edward and Elizabeth Sarah. The 1870 Iowa census for Auburn Twp. shows the family: Myers, Casper H., age 33, born in PA.; his wife, Lydia, age 23 and children; Edward, age 5, and S.E. age 3.

5-Edward Meyer was born about 1865 in St. Lucas.

5-Elizabeth Sarah Meyer was born on 2 Jun 1867 in St. Lucas and died on 9 Nov 1942 at age 75. Elizabeth married Perry T. Schoonover, son of Russell B. Schoonover and Rebecca, in 1876. Perry was born in 1856 and died on 20 Nov 1920 in Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa at age 64. They had seven children: Emery Howard, Mavis, Guy R., Marie A., Leo, John, and Lydia.

6-Emery Howard Schoonover was born on 13 Jan 1889 in New Hampton, Iowa and died on 2 Feb 1955 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa at age 66. Emery married Edna Pearl Mc Caslin, daughter of Francis Marion Mc Caslin and Isabel Augusta Jones, on 25 Jan 1910. Edna was born on 30 Apr 1890 and died in Jan 1976 in Mason City at age 85. They had three children: Harold Earl, (Carol), and (Luela?).

7-Harold Earl Schoonover was born on 1 Mar 1914 in Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa and died on 26 Jul 1989 in Eustis, Lake Co., Florida at age 75. Harold married Miss Klatt.

6-Mavis Schoonover was born in Mar 1891 in Jacksonville Twp., Chickasaw Co., Iowa.

6-Guy R. Schoonover was born in Mar 1891.

6-Marie A. Schoonover

6-Leo Schoonover was born in 1902.

6-John Schoonover was born in 1908 in Clear Lake.

6-Lydia Schoonover was born in 1915 in Clear Lake.

4-John Frank Meyer was born on 10 May 1838 in Carroll, Washington Co., Pennsylvania and died on 9 Nov 1918 in Montrose of Pneumonia at age 80. John married Franziska Aigner, daughter of Ignatz Aigner and Franziska Wiener, on 18 Jan 1864 in St. Lucas. Franziska was born on 25 Dec 1847 in Hipping, Oberoesterreich, Upper Austria and died on 6 Dec 1917 in Montrose, Sioux Co., Nebraska at age 69. They had ten children.

On January 15, 1865, John and Franziska bought 40 acres from his father. They sold the land back to him on February 18, 1867, just two years later. They moved to Greenwall in Dalas Co. where two of their children were born. Around 1874 they moved west again to the little town of Halbur in Carroll Co. The 1870 census for Greenwall shows the family: John F., a ge 32, a farmer, born in Pennsylvania; his wife, Francis, age 22; Frank, age 4; Francis, age 2, and Mary, 6 months old. The 1880 census for Roselle in Carroll Co. shows the family: John F., age 43, a farmer, born in Pennsylvania; his wife, Franziska, age 32, born in Germany; Frank, age 14; Franziska, age 12; Mary, age 10; Lizzie, age 6; Joseph, age 4; Barney, age 2; and Dina, age 4 months. Also living with them is Leopolt Aigner, age 51, the brother of Ignatz Aigner, Franziska's father.

5-Frank Ignatz Meyer was baptized on 19 Oct 1866 in St. Lucas. He never married and homesteaded near his father's ranch. He cleared wild timber and owned 480 acres. He had a blacksmith shop in Montrose until 1890 when he moved the shop to his farm. He had about 40 acres cultivated in grain crops. His home was in Sec 15, TWP 33, Range 54. In 1894 he lost the blacksmith shop and all its contents in a fire. He died on 24 Aug 1929 in Montrose, Sioux Co., Nebraska.

5-Francesca Meyer was born in 1870 in St. Lucas, died on 3 Feb 1881 in Roselle at age 11, and was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery.

5-Elizabeth Meyer was born on 22 Aug 1874 in St. Lucas, died on 3 Jan 1933 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska at age 58, and was buried in Immaculate Conception Cemetery at Montrose. Elizabeth married Joseph Konrath, son of Herman Konrath and Mary Catherine Dickmann, on 25 Nov 1895 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Joseph was born on 7 Feb 1870 in Cedar Creek, Washington Co., Wisconsin, was christened on 7 Feb 1870 in St. Peter's, Schleisinger, died on 15 Oct 1927 in Hot Springs at age 57, and was buried in Immaculate Conception Cemetery at Montrose. They had seven children: Francis Elizabeth, Joseph John, Herman John, Helen Theresa, Henry Bernard, Florian, and Louella Mary. He bought land from his father and built his home in TWP 34 Range 54. (Sioux Co. land records V. C pages 256 and 258.)

6-Francis Elizabeth Konrath was born on 2 Aug 1897 in Montrose, Nebraska and died on 16 Jun 1971 in Lusk, Niobrara Co., Wyoming at age 73. Francis married Wilford Dennis Wasserburger, son of Jacob Joseph Wasserburger and Helena Dorothy Gayhart, on 6 Sep 1922. Wilford was born on 20 Jun 1895 in Edgemont, Fall River Co., South Dakota and died on 23 Jun 1975 in Lusk, Wyoming at age 80. They had ten children.

7-Margaret Mary Wasserburger was born on 9 Sep 1923 and died on 25 Feb 1993 in Sidney, Montana at age 69. Margaret married John Lawler. They had one son: Mark Dennis.

8-Mark Dennis Lawler was born on 1 May 1959. Mark married Rita Redding. Rita was born on 1 Sep 1962. They had four children.

9-Kyle Lawler

9-Amber Ann Lawler

9-Margo Denice Lawler

9-Dustin Mark Lawler was born on 2 Feb 1984 in Sidney, Montana and died on 8 Jun 1984 in Sidney, Montana.

7-Kenneth William Wasserburger was born on 1 Aug 1937 and died on 2 Mar 1980 in Gering, Scottsbluff Co., Nebraska at age 42. Kenneth married Sally Bird. They had a daughter: Cassie. Kenneth next married Virginia.

7-Doris Rita Wasserburger was born on 15 Sep 1924. Doris married Paul Leroy Thornhill. Paul was born on 24 Sep 1920 in Ohio and died on 26 Dec 1995 at age 75. They had two children: Paulette K. and Debra Sue.

8-Paulette K. Thornhill was born on 8 Jun 1947. Paulette married Gerald Stanley Book.

8-Debra Sue Thornhill was born on 5 Dec 1950. Debra married Thomas Lynn Goode on 28 Feb 1976. They had two children.

9-Shelly Goode was born on 19 Jul 1964.

9-Pat Goode was born on 12 Mar 1967.

Debra next married Ronald Robert Smith on 1 Jul 1972.

7-Elaine Veronica Wasserburger was born on 8 Jan 1926 in Ardmore, South Dakota. Elaine married Frank Olds Kuhn. Frank was born on 14 Jul 1925 in Lusk, Niobrara Co., Wyoming and died on 26 Sep 1986 in Rock Springs, Wyoming at age 61. They had four children: Pamela Joan, Sibyl Marie, Melonie Ann, and Sandra Lee.

8-Pamela Joan Kuhn was born on 13 Jan 1948. Pamela married Kenneth Kozola. They had two children.

9-Brian Dean Kozola was born in 1976. He was in the Air Force.

9-Kristi Ann Kozola was born in 1981.

8-Sibyl Marie Kuhn was born on 20 Apr 1950 in Lusk, Wyomong. Sibyl married Rolf Brent Clausen on 19 Dec 1970. They had three children.

9-Stacy Clausen was born on 7 Jul 1971.

9-Christopher T. Clausen was born on 4 Sep 1975.

9-Kirk Clausen was born on 4 May 1983.

8-Melonie Ann Kuhn was born on 6 Dec 1951 in Lusk and died on 17 Jul 1979 in Lusk at age 27. Melonie married William Chriswisser. They had one son: Robert. Information provided by Elaine Kuhn, personal interview in Lusk.

8-Sandra Lee Kuhn

7-Gerald Anthony Wasserburger was born on 25 Feb 1927 in Ardmore, Fall River Co., South Dakota and died on 10 Nov 1998 in Lusk, Niobrara Co., Wyoming at age 71. Gerald married Myrtle Overman on 26 Sep 1945 in Nebraska. Myrtle was born on 29 Sep 1929 and died on 24 May 1949 at age 19. They had a daughter.

8-Connie Sue Wasserburger married James Day.

Gerald next married Mae Belle Hanson on 9 Jun 1951 in Nebraska. Mae was born on 4 Jul 1927 and died in Dec 1985 in Lusk at age 58.

7-Rozella Patricia Wasserburger was born on 19 Aug 1928 and died on 12 Dec 1928 in Crawford.

7-Leo Raymond Wasserburger was born on 22 Jun 1930 in Hot Springs and died on 5 Jan 1952 in Lusk at age 21.

7-Beth Helen Wasserburger was born on 4 Dec 1932 in Ardmore, South Dakota. Beth married Doug Clarence Sides, son of Clarence Montgomery Sides and Verda Barbara Walters. They had two children.

8-Sheil Anne Sides married James Tangney.

8-Lisa Dawn Sides married Chris Gilbert, son of Ralph Bredthaver and Jean Lynn Baker. They had two children: Joshua Richard and Daniel Jacob.

7-Ralph Donald Wasserburger was born on 7 Jul 1934 and died on 17 Dec 1988 in VA Medical Cen., Hot Springs, Fall River Co. at age 54. He married Caroline Bird. They had three children.

8-Sherry Marie Wasserburger

8-Tina Leona Wasserburger

8-Kim Christina Wasserburger married Paul Kenneth Morris. They had a daughter, Shannon Marie.

7-James Edwin Wasserburger was born on 5 Sep 1935. James married Nina. They had seven children. James next married Del. James next married Cindy.

6-Joseph John Konrath was born on 1 Jan 1900 in Montrose and died on 5 Jul 1978 in Chadron, Dawes Co., Nebraska at age 78. Joseph married Frances Olive Buker on 24 Oct 1929 in the Catholic Church, Ardmore. Frances was born on 28 Jan 1906 in Lawrence, Nebraska and died between 1990 and 1991 about age 84. They had four children.

7-Norma Jean Konrath was born on 17 Nov 1930 in Hot Springs. She married James Vaughn Willson on 22 Aug 1959.

7-Joseph Daniel Konrath was born on 13 Jan 1935 in Crawford. Joseph married Sylvia Melody Caswell on 23 Aug 1954. They had one son.

8-Patrick Konrath was born on 8 Sep 1955 in Los Angeles.

7-Sharon Marie Konrath was born on 4 Jul 1940. Sharon married George Disotell. George was born on 1 Sep 1943. They had seven children: Daniel Wayne, Denise, Shauna Marie, Shane Anthony, Jemima, Jenny, and Jeremy Joseph.

8-Daniel Wayne Disotell was born on 5 Jul 1965. Daniel married Leeanna Maria. She was born on 19 Jun 1970.

8-Denise Disotell

8-Shauna Marie Disotell was born on 12 Oct 1970.

8-Shane Anthony Disotell was born on 2 Jun 1972. Shane married Janet A. Janet was born in 1972.

8-Jemima Disotell

8-Jenny Disotell

8-Jeremy Joseph Disotell was born on 29 Aug 1981.

7-Sandra Konrath was born on 16 Nov 1942.

6-Herman John Konrath was born on 19 Jun 1902 in Montrose and died on 19 Apr 1979 in Hot Springs at age 76. Herman married Dorothy Clara Hansen on 3 May 1929 in St. Aloysius, Ardmore. Dorothy was born on 29 Mar 1910 in Davis and died on 14 Jan 1976 in Rapid City at age 65. They had six children: Harold E., Gladys Elaine, Wilford Raymond (Rocky), Verna Evelyn, Gordon B., and Donna Ann.

Herman was 26 and Dorothy was 19 when they were married by Rev. C.NM. Biever. They lived in Ardmore where Herman supported his family by doing handyman work and hauling firewood. He was living in Edgemont prior to his death.

7-Harold E. Konrath was born on 30 Oct 1922 in Sask., died on 26 Feb 1980 in Rapid City, South Dakota at age 57, and was buried on 29 Feb 1980 in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis. Served as a Private in the US Army. Harold married Esther Helen. Esther was born on 27 Apr 1927 and died on 19 Jun 1997 in Rapid City, South Dakota at age 70. Harold next married Winnie Boothman.

7-Gladys Elaine Konrath was born on 5 Feb 1933 in Saska., Canada.

7-Wilford Raymond (Rocky) Konrath was born on 30 Jun 1934. Wilford married Betty Fellows. They adopted a son: Allan Dale.

8-Allan Dale (Adopted) Konrath was born on 13 Jan 1964 in San Diego, California.

7-Verna Evelyn Konrath was born on 14 Aug 1937. Verna married Kenneth Vermon Barker. They had six children.

8-Kenneth Eugene Barker was born on 11 Dec 1957. Kenneth married Leslie Vansyke.

8-Kalvin Wayne Barker was born before 24 Jul 1959. Kalvin married Cindy Wasserburger.

8-Kurtis Todd Barker was born on 9 Aug 1960. Kurtis married Laura Baxter.

8-Kris Michael Barker was born on 12 Oct 1961.

8-Cheryl Diane Barker was born on 17 Aug 1963.

8-Kerry Dean Barker was born on 9 Feb 1966. Kerry married Gaylene Galinat.

7-Gordon B. Konrath was born on 2 Jan 1939 in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Gordon married Donna. They had two children: Doronna and Tonya Denise. Gordon next married Mickey.

7-Donna Ann Konrath was born on 1 Mar 1944 in Hot Springs. Donna married John Roland. They had two children.

8-Kevin Roland was born about Apr 1967 in Eden.

8-William John Roland was born in 1965.

Donna next married James Lowe.

6-Helen Theresa Konrath was born on 11 May 1905 in Montrose, died from Altzheimers on 25 Feb 1991 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at age 85, and was buried in Wisconsin Memorial Park. Helen married Edmund Bernard Reuter, son of George Frederick Reuter and Ludovica Anna Maus, on 18 Jun 1938 in St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Edmund was born on 7 Feb 1913 in Mequon, Ozaukee Co., Wisconsin and died on 22 Jul 1994 in West Allis, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin at age 81. They had two children: LaVerne Marie and Lawrence.

7-LaVerne Marie Reuter was born on 12 Oct 1940 in Milwaukee. LaVerne married Richard Felker on 6 Aug 1960. He was born on 20 Nov 1939 in Oshkosh. They had three children: Sharon Marie, Bradley James, and adopted Brian Chung. They divorced in 1983.

8-Sharon Marie Felker was born on 24 Oct 1962 in Milwaukee. Sharon married Gerard Buccino, son of Gerald Buccino and Lorraine Falivene, on 4 Jun 1988. Gerard was born on 16 Jul 1961. They had three children.

9-Matthew Gerard Buccino was born on 21 Aug 1991.

9-Christopher Michael Buccino was born on 3 Mar 1995.

9-David Joseph Buccino was born on 3 Mar 1995.

8-Bradley James Felker was born on 21 Jan 1964 in Milwaukee. Bradley married Patricia Kraniak, daughter of John Joseph Jr. Kraniak and Patricia Jean Joyce, on 2 Jun 1990. Patricia was born on 7 Feb 1965. They had three children.

9-Alexandra Felker was born on 4 Apr 1991.

9-Victoria Joyce Felker was born on 7 Apr 1994.

9-Eleana Therese Felker was born on 10 Feb 1999.

8-Brian Chung Felker was born on 30 Aug 1970 in Seoul, South Korea.

LaVerne next married Richard John Catanzarite, son of Jules (Giglio) Catanzarite and Genevieve Feldkamp, on 15 Jun 1991 in Vista Point, Nevada. Richard was born on 24 Nov 1936 in Lorain, Lorain Co., Ohio.

7-Lawrence Reuter was born on 29 Dec 1943 in Milwaukee and died on 26 Feb 2002 at age 58. Lawrence married Anita Swanson in Milwaukee. The marriage ended in Divorce. They had one son.

8-Michael Lawrence Reuter was born on 9 Feb 1967 in Milwaukee. Michael married Tricia Anna Wietzel on 10 Aug 1991. Tricia was born on 31 Dec 1969 in Ohio. They had a daughter, Megan.

Lawrence next married Barbara Schultz. Barbara was born on 27 Mar 1939. They had one son.

8-Adam Reuter was born on 22 Mar 1979.

6-Henry Bernard Konrath was born on 26 Aug 1908 in Montrose, Sioux Co., Nebraska and died on 23 Sep 1985 in Chadron, Nebraska at age 77. Buried at Calvary Cemetery. Henry married Imogene Henry, daughter of Edward G. Henry and Marie E. McAleer, on 14 Apr 1931 in Nebraska. Imogene was born on 21 Feb 1912 in Ardmore, Fall River Co., South Dakota and died on 26 Mar 2001 in Grand Island, Nebraska at age 89. They had six children: James Joseph, Bernard, Ralph, Mary Joan, Janet, and Delores Ann.

From SIOUX COUNTY HISTORY - FIRST 100 YEARS 'Henry B. Konrath was born Aug. 26, 1908 at Montrose, Nebraska, which is thirty miles north of Harrison, to Joseph and Elizabeth Meyer Konrath. His father was German and his mother was of German-Irish desent. Henry was the fifth of seven children. His brothers and sisters were Frances Konr ath Wasserburger, Joseph Konrath, Helen Konrath Reuter, Herman Konrath, Florian Konrath and Luella Konrath O'Connell. Frances, Joseph, Herman and Luella are deceased. Henry went to school in Montrose, which was about 2 miles from where they lived. He graduated from grade school about 1922 and remained at home doing ranching and farming with his family. Henry and all of his brothers spent part of their lives in Dawes County. On April 14, 1931, he married Imogene (Jean) Henry of Ardmore, SD. Imogene's parents were Edward and Mayme McAlleer Henry. They had six children; Bernard, Ralph, Joan, Janet, Delores (Punk) and Jim. They lived on the Konrath home place from 1931-1935 when they moved to the Barney Meyer place, ten miles south of Montrose. In 1937, the family moved to Dawes County and located on the Souther place which was five miles north east of Crawford. They did dairyland farming and raised cattle and pigs. The sulfur content of the artesian well on the land made it unfit for drinking and all the drinking water was hauled one half mile in cream cans on a daily basis. After losing their lease in 1942, the family moved two miles south to the Target place where Henry did custom farm work and continued to raise cattle and pigs to support his growing family. The children began their education in a one room school house while they lived near Crawford. Their mode of transportation was by horseback. In 1945, they moved to the Harry Coffee place north of Whitney where they operated an irrigated farm and continued to raise cattle. The children attended school in Whitney, again traveling by horseback for three and one half miles. Anticipating high school, the family moved to Chadron in 1948 and bought the Seigert house at 503 King Street where they still reside. Henry owned and operated the Texaco station for 2 years, worked as a carpenter and in 1969 started his own business, Konrath Aluminum, custom making storm windows and doors kept him until semi-retirement in 1984. Bernard lived with his parents since 1956 because of a stroke following brain surgery. Ralph attended Chadron State College following 2 y ears in the Army. He currently works for JET Propulsion Laboratories in Pasadena, Ca. and has two children, Ralph a nd Jason. Joan resides in Atkinson and works as a medical technologist. She was married to Richard Serbousek, M.D. now deceased. Her children are Mark and Leann. Mark is married to Mary Jo Krysl and they have a son Matthew. Janet moved to S an Jose, Ca. in 1956 and works at NASA'S Ames Research center at Mofitt Field. She has a cabin at Pine Mt. Lake near Yosemite. Delores married Wallace Hulseman in 1958. They live in Guernsey, WY. Their children are Darcie, Debra and Todd. Jim married Carole Davenport and they have three sons, Kevin , Brad and Brian. He works for IBM in Boise.

7-James Joseph Konrath was born on 19 Sep 1940. James married Carol Davenport. Carol was born on 23 Jun 1940. They had three children: Kevin Scott, James Bradley, and Brian Edward.

8-Kevin Scott Konrath was born on 10 Mar 1968.

8-James Bradley Konrath was born on 14 Mar 1970.

8-Brian Edward Konrath was born on 31 Oct 1971 in San Jose, California.

James next married Catherine Brennan. Catherine was born on 6 Mar 1951.

7-Bernard Konrath was born on 13 Oct 1931 in Nebraska.

7-Ralph Konrath was born on 4 Mar 1933 in Nebraska and died on 7 Nov 1997 at age 64. Ralph married Brigette Mueller. They had two children.

8-Ralph Konrath was born on 4 Apr 1971.

8-Jason Konrath was born on 4 Aug 1972.

7-Mary Joan Konrath was born on 20 Mar 1936, died on 18 Feb 2009. Mary married Dr. Richard Allen Serbousek. Richard was born on 10 Dec 1931 and died in Mar 1979 at age 47. They had two children.

8-Dr. Mark Serbousek was born on 10 Jan 1957. Mark married Mary Jo Krysal, daughter of William Krysal and Theresa Laible. Mary was born on 29 Aug 1957 in Fort Atkinson. They had two children.

9-Matthew Serbousek was born on 11 Aug 1984.

9-Kimberly Serbousek was born on 9 Apr 1987.

8-Leann Serbousek

7-Janet Konrath was born on 16 Apr 1937 in Nebraska and died of breast cancer on 31 Oct 1999 in Modesto, Tuolumne Co., California at age 62.

7-Delores Ann Konrath was born on 9 Aug 1938 in Chadron, Dawes Co., Nebraska. Delores married Walace Henry Hulseman, son of Henry Anton Hulseman and Frieda Petria Larson, on 25 Aug 1958. Walace was born on 14 Feb 1935 in Crawford. They had three children.

8-Darcie Marie Hulseman was born on 18 Feb 1959. Darcie married David William Palmer on 23 Jul 1988. They had four children: Makayla Kathleen, Douglas, Rachael, and Mathew.

9-Makayla Kathleen Palmer was born on 8 Feb 1991.

9-Douglas Palmer was born on 3 Jul 1995.

9-Rachael Palmer was born on 3 Jul 1995.

9-Mathew Palmer was born on 3 Jul 1995.

8-Debra Ann Hulseman was born in 1960.

8-Todd Henry Hulseman was born in 1962. Todd married Kimberly Claire Baldwin.

6-Florian Konrath was born on 25 Jul 1910 in Montrose and died on 26 Apr 1997 in Glenrock, Wyoming at age 86. Buried at Glenwood Cemetery. He married Catherine Ann (Katie) Thomas, daughter of Charles Thomas and Mary Ida Craig, on 8 Sep 1934 in St. John's Catholic Church, Crawford. Catherine was born on 7 Jun 1912 and died on 22 Nov 2000 in Casper, Wyoming at age 88. They had six children.

7-Nellie Konrath was born on 18 Jul 1935, died on 26 Jun 2008 in Crawford and was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Nellie married Calvin Cooledge Arner on 20 Oct 1952 in Edgemont. Calvin was born on 12 Nov 1923 and died on 3 Feb 1983 in Casper, Wyoming at age 59. They had six children: William, Calla Jo, Le Roy, Dennis, Mary, and Rick.

8-William Arner was born on 27 Oct 1954 in Casper. William married Neeta Allan. They had three children: Katrina, Tabatha, and Adam.

9-Katrina Arner was born on 13 Dec 1978.

9-Tabatha Arner was born on 26 Jun 1981.

9-Adam Arner was born on 25 May 1994.

8-Calla Jo Arner was born on 18 Oct 1955 in Casper. Calla married Scofield. They had two children: Chris and Cole.

9-Chris Scofield was born on 28 Jul 1975.

9-Cole Scofield was born on 18 Sep 1978.

8-LeRoy Arner was born on 7 Dec 1956 in Casper. LeRoy married Susie. They had three children: Michael, Cheryl, and James.

9-Michael Arner was born on 21 Mar 1976.

9-Cheryl Arner was born on 21 Mar 1976 in Casper.

9-James Arner was born on 12 Jan 1980 in Casper.

8-Dennis Arner was born on 15 Mar 1960 in Casper. Dennis married Brenda. They had three children: Erin, Shannon, and Allan.

9-Erin Arner was born on 11 Jun 1978.

9-Shannon Arner was born on 23 Oct 1979.

9-Allan Arner was born on 25 Jan 1981.

Dennis next married Audrey. They had a daughter, Lanell. Dennis next married Carla.

8-Mary Arner was born on 10 Oct 1964 in Casper. Mary married Stan Styles. They had a daughter, Sarah.

8-Rick Arner was born on 31 Oct 1965 in Casper. Rick married Patricia Riley. They had one son, Richard Calvin.

7-Lavonne Konrath was born on 28 Oct 1937. Lavonne married Keith Ryder on 2 Mar 1957 in St. Louis Catholic Church, Glenrock. Keith was born on 21 Jun 1937 in Gordon, Nebraska. They had four children: Rose, Tammy, Edward, and Glenda.

8-Rose Ryder was born on 22 Feb 1958. Rose married Skeeter Baker. They had a daughter.

9-Bridget Baker was born on 12 Aug 1981.

Rose next married Ralph Maugham in 1985. They had one son.

9-Cody Maugham was born on 21 Feb 1986.

Rose next married Dave Tucker.

8-Tammy Ryder was born on 13 Mar 1969 in Bozeman. Tammy married Rick Dennison. They had a daughter: Davylyn.

9-Davylyn Dennison was born on 16 Aug 1991.

8-Edward Ryder was born on 21 Dec 1960. He married Gina.

8-Glenda Ryder married Mr. Gumm. They had a daughter, Crystal, born on 22 Feb 1982. Glenda next married Mr. Waechter. They had a son, Derek, born and Derek, born on 9 Aug 1986. Glenda next married Jack Henry.

7-Robert Konrath was born on 2 Apr 1939. Robert married Janice Grant on 15 Feb 1958. Janice was born on 23 Feb 1941. They had four children.

8-Leslie Konrath was born on 27 Aug 1958. Leslie married Vicky Murphy. They had two children: Pamela and Amanda.

8-Roberta Konrath was born on 12 Jul 1959. Roberta married Creg Cosgrave in 1978. They had three children: Jess, Joshua, and Tara.

9-Jess Cosgrave was born on 3 Jun 1979.

9-Joshua Cosgrave was born on 20 Sep 1983.

9-Tara Cosgrave

8-Kathy Konrath was born on 10 Oct 1960. Kathy married Richard Morgan. They had a daughter.

9-Tara Morgan was born on 5 Aug 1983.

8-Michael Konrath was born on 3 Oct 1963 in Casper. Michael married Rhonda Diane. Rhonda was born on 30 Oct 1965. They had three children: Jake, Seth, and Samatha.

7-Bonita Konrath was born on 9 Jun 1941 in Crawford. Bonita married Clifford Hunt on 1 Aug 1959. Clifford was born on 6 Nov 1933. They had three children.

8-Virginia Hunt was born on 15 Feb 1961. She married Robin Jenson. They had two children.

9-Cassidy Hunt was born on 25 Apr 1978 in Wyoming.

9-Brittany Jenson was born on 1 Jun 1990 in Wyoming.

Virginia next married Steve Norgaard. They had one son.

9-Dylan Norgaard was born on 14 Sep 1988 in Wyoming.

8-Brenda Hunt was born on 13 Feb 1963. Brenda married Ron Anderson. They had four children.

9-Blake Anderson was born from 13 Aug 1981 to 1982.

9-Kaycee Anderson was born on 20 Jan 1983.

9-Molly Anderson was born on 29 May 1990.

9-Kyle Anderson was born on 14 Jun 1992.

8-Lyle Hunt was born on 14 Dec 1964. Lyle married Bonnie Hofstetter on 6 Jan 1985. They had two children: Jacqueline and Lyle Ben.

7-Carolyn Konrath was born on 9 Oct 1943. Carolyn married Jim Joe Johnson on 18 Aug 1962 in St. Louis Catholic Church, Glenrock. They had two children.

8-Jim Joe Johnson was born on 24 Dec 1963 in Wyoming.

8-Danny Johnson was born on 24 Nov 1966 in Wyoming. Danny married Jori Miller. They had two children: Jordan and Jacoby.

9-Jordan Johnson was born on 31 May 1991.

9-Jacoby Johnson was born on 18 May 1993.

7-Dixie Ann Konrath was born on 28 Sep 1948. Dixie married Richard Taylor on 28 Sep 1968. They had three children.

8-Richie Taylor was born on 17 Jun 1970. Richie married Amanda. They had one son.

8-Travis Taylor was born on 29 Dec 1971.

8-Amy Taylor was born on 26 Apr 1973 in Casper. Amy married John Taylor. They had one son.

9-Johnathan R. Taylor was born on 4 Jul 1993.

6-Louella Mary Konrath was born on 6 Jan 1913 and died in 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah at age 62. Louella died as the reslt of an automobile accident near Hotkiss or Montrose in Colorado. Louella married Leonard "Leo" O'connell, son of Michael O'connell and Henriette Gayhart, on 25 Jul 1932 in St. Aloysius, Ardmore. Leonard was born in 1905 in South Dakota. They had six children: Rodney, Virginia, Leveta, Jack, Karen, and Cindy Lou.

7-Rodney O'Connell was born on 9 Jul 1933 and died in Oct 1983 at age 50.

7-Virginia O'Connell was born on 15 Aug 1934.

7-Leveta O'Connell was born on 1 May 1936.

7-Jack O'Connell was born on 12 Apr 1938.

7-Karen O'Connell was born on 12 May 1940.

7-Cindy Lou O' connell was born on 23 Sep 1944.

5-Joseph Meyer was born on 9 Oct 1875 in Halbur, Carroll Co., Iowa, was christened in Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and died on 9 Sep 1912 at age 36. Joseph married Anna M.

5-Bernard Meyer was born on 12 Jan 1878 in Halbur, baptized on 13 Jan 1878 and died on 17 Feb 1935 in Hot Springs at age 57. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Hat Creek, Sioux Co., Nebraska. Bernard married Mary Roth on 11 Feb 1920. Mary was born in Parkston and died about 1929.

Mary was pregnant but she lost the baby on the way to the hospital. She was not able to have any more children. Meyer, Barney, age 32, single, born in Iowa; John F., age 71, married 46 years, born in PA.; Francis, age 62, born in Austria; Mary A., age 25, born in Iowa and Katherine, age 22, born in Nebraska. Barney and Mary lived on the home place. They adopted a son, Leon Clayton. After their deaths, Leon was raised by relatives. He served in World War II, later married and lived in California.

This obituary was found in the possessions of Helen Konrath Reuter. (Barney was her uncle.) 'EARLY RESIDENT OF COUNTY DIES OF HEART AILMENT SUNDAY The many firends of Barney Meyer were grieved to learn of his death which occurred at the Hot Springs Hospital on Suncay. Mr. Meyer was taken to the hospital February 9th, suffering with a heart ailment which was the cause of his death. His health had been poorly for the past two years. Barney Meyer was born near Carroll, Iowa, January 12, 1878 and passed away February 17, 1935 at the Sisters' Hospital in Hot Springs, S.D. at age 57 years, 1 month and 5 days. He came to Nebraska with his parents in 1887 and settled on a homestead near Bodarc where he resided until the time of his death. He was united in marriage with Miss Mary Roth of Parkston, South Dakota on February 11, 19 20. To this union was born one daughter who died in infancy. He leaves to mourn his untimely passing his adopted son, Leon Joseph Roth who made his home with Mr. Meyer for the past twelve years, one brother, John of Harrison, three sisters, Mrs. Anton Mecken of Crawford, Mrs. John Hourt and Mrs. Theodore Zurn of Harrison, besides numerous other relative s and friends. He was respected by all who knew him for his kin d and loving disposition and his ever helpful hand. Services were conducted at the Immaculate Conception Church at Montrose, Tuesday, Feb. 19. Internment was made in Montrose Cemetery beside his beloved wife who preceded him in death six years ago.

5-Anna Bernadine Meyer was born on 31 Jan 1880 in Halbur, Carroll Co., Iowa, was christened on 1 Feb 1880 in Holy Angels, died in 1946 in Crawford at age 66, and was buried in Crawford Cemetery. Anna married Anton Jacob Meckem Jr., son of Anton Meckem Sr. in 1898. Anton was born on 4 Feb 1873, died about 1942 in Crawford, Nebraska about age 69, and was buried in Crawford Cemetery. They had seven children: Frank, Catharine "Katie," Joseph Anton, Carl, Robert, Richard Arthur, and Blanche Mae.

6-Frank A. Meckem was born in 1901 in Cottonwood, Sioux Co., Nebraska

6-Catharine "Katie" Meckem was born on 19 May 1899 in Sugar Loaf, Sioux Co., Nebraska and died in May 1966 in Crawford, Nebraska at age 67.

6-Joseph Anton Meckem was born on 22 Nov 1902 and died in 1964 at age 62. Joseph married Wilma Hoevet, daughter of Edward Henry Hoevet and Emma Elizabeth Richardson, on 2 Jul 1928 in Crawford. Wilma was born on 12 Apr 1905 in Whitney, Dawes Co., Nebraska and died on 27 Dec 1994 in Kansas City, Platte Co., Missouri at age 89.

6-Carl B. Meckem was born on 7 Jun 1904 in Sugar Loaf and died in Jun 1981 in Crawford at age 77.

6-Robert W. Meckem was born on 19 Sep 1908 in Sugar Loaf, Sioux Co., Nebraska and died in Mar 1985 in Cheyenne at age 76. Robert married Teresa. Teresa was born on 12 Apr 1904 and died in Mar 1992 in Cheyenne at age 87. They may have had a son, Leo Meckem, born August 25, 1930, died Oct 1979 in Cheyenne.

6-Richard Arthur Meckem was born on 12 Jun 1914 in Sugar Loaf, Sioux Co., Nebraska.

6-Blanche Mae Meckem was born on 22 Oct 1919 in Crawford and died on 2 Jul 1988 in Alliance, Box Butte Co., Nebraska at age 68. She suffered from rheumatoid arthritis. Blanche married Edward Paul Debock, son of Joseph Leopold Debock and Katharine Elizabeth Zurn, on 21 Feb 1938 in Crawford. Edward was born on 4 Jul 1914 in Hat Creek, Sioux Co., Nebraska and died on 25 Nov 1970 in Alliance at age 56. They had one son.

7-James Edward Debock was born on 26 Apr 1940 in Chadron and died on 3 Jun 1940 in Chadron. Buried at Harrison.

5-Mary Theresa Meyer was born on 31 May 1882 in Roselle, baptized on 4 Jun 1882 and died in 1887 in Montrose, Nebraska at age 5.

5-John Meyer was born on 31 May 1882 in Rockwell and died on 7 Feb 1965 in Crawford at age 82. John married Mary A. Schaefer, daughter of Peter Schaefer and Anna Liebert, on 31 May 1917. Mary was born between 1880 and 1885 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died in Jul 1919 about age 38.

On 17 June 1891 he received 160 acres from the United States on a homestead Certificate, #8. The land was in Sec. 15, TWP 33, Range 54. He bought land from Ann Powell on October 14, 1896 in the NW quarter of Sec. 23 TWP 33, Range 54. On May 24, 1902, he bought the West half of the SW one quarter of Sec. 15, SWP 33, Range 54. They lived on the ranch west of Harrison and after Mary died, John remained on the ranch until 1946. He loved music and played the accordian and saxophone. He was a square dance caller at the little neighborhood dances held in different homes in the area.
Last rites for John Meyer, 82, who died February 7, 1965 at McDerby's Rest Home in Crawford, were held at the Harrison Catholic Church on February 10th with Rerquiem High Mass. Burial was at Montrose Cemetery beside his wife. Pallbearers were Joseph Konrath, Herman Konrath, Carl Meckam, William Schaefer, George Schaefer and Raymond Zurn, all nephews. Mr. Meyer was the last of a family of ten and with him the immediate family name of Meyer dies. He was born in Iowa, the son of John F. and Frances Aigner Meyer. In the fall of 1886 he came to Sioux Co. with his parents and homesteaded west of Harrison in 1903. In 1904 he filed a Kinkade plot adjoining it. He was married to Mary A. Schaefer on May 31, 1917. She died in July of 1919. He lived on his place until November of 1946 when he moved to Harrison. Horticulture was his lifelong hobby as evidenced at his ranch and village home. He grew every kind of tree, schrub and flower that he could, and when he moved to town, he moved what he could. Evergreens were always his special interest.

5-Marie Anna Meyer was born on 20 Sep 1885 in Halbur, was christened on 20 Sep 1885, died on 23 Jun 1953 at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Harrison. She filed on a homestead northwest of Harrison. She was living there when she received a letter from John Hourt of North Dakota. Marie married John Hourt on 9 May 1916 in Montrose, Nebraska. John was born on 22 May 1886 in Rambrough, died on 3 Jan 1939 at age 52, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had six children. Anna and John lived about 11 miles northwest of Harrison. After John's death, she sold the ranch and moved to Casper.

6-Frances Hourt married Glen Funk. Glen was born on 10 Sep 1912 and died in Apr 1976 in Medford, Grant Co., Oregon at age 63. Frances next married Gary Mack. Gary died in 1949.

6-Alphonse Hourt was born after 1916 and died before 1967. Alphonse married Theo Rader.

6-Emil Hourt married Katherine Heckman. They had three children.

6-Mary Hourt married Con Hughes.

6-John Hourt married Mary Vitto.

6-Flora Hourt was born after 1917 and died about 1990. Flora married E. N. (Slim) Larson.

5-Catherine Mary Meyer was born on a farm at Hat Creek near the '5 points' area south of Montrose on 3 Nov 1889, died on 23 Apr 1940 Pneumonian at age 50, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in Harrison. She had cataract surgery in 1938 and suffered from asthma. Catherine married Theodore Hubert Zurn on 6 Mar 1916 in St. John's Catholic Church, Crawford. Attendants at their marriage were Mary A. Zurn, sister oft he groom, and John Meyer, brother of the bride. The couple spent their honeymoon in Hot Springs, South Dakota and the surrounding area. Theodore was born on 7 Feb 1883 in Breda, Iowa and died on 26 Aug 1964 in Nebraska at age 81. They had three children: Rosella Frances, Genevieve, and Raymond.

6-Rosella Frances Zurn was born on 25 Feb 1917 and died on 2 Jul 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska at age 58 of bone cancer. She was an Avon respresentative. Rosella married Frederick Meng, son of George Meng and Unknown, on 16 May 1939 in Nebraska. Frederick was born on 28 Jul 1916 and died in Mar 1976 in Alliance, Box Butte Co., Nebraska at age 59. They had ten children: James, Ronald, Kenneth, Richard, Clarence, Roger, Diane, Bernadette, Harold, and Clifford.

6-Genevieve Zurn married Joseph Charles Lamay. Joseph was born on 21 Oct 1914 and died on 5 Aug 2004 in Alliance, Nebraska at age 89. They had five children.

7-Joseph (Larry Joe) Lamay married Bonnie Lee Price.

7-Annette Marie Lamay married Roger Wayne Davies.

7-Donald Gene Lamay was born on 24 May 1946. Donald married Nancy Stokes.

7-Gary Francis Lamay was born on 9 Apr 1949. Gary married Mary Katherine Acker.

7-Kathy Y'vette Lamay married Kenneth Steinman.

6-Raymond Zurn was born on 24 Apr 1921 and died on 28 Jun 1975 in Broadwater, Nebraska at age 54.
He served in World War II. He was a Master Sergeant and a radio operator in the 8th Air Force. He served as dispatcher tower radio operator at Vila Coublay Air Dome in Paris. He moved to Mitchell, Nebraska to be close to his father. He worked at the Walkers Garage in Morrill as a body and fender man. In 1968, after the death of his Aunt Mary Zurn, he became the owner of the Crawford Zurn place. He and Minnie went to the fiddler's contest and music jamborees. They moved to Morrill and later to Broadwater. He died from an Aneurism. Raymond married Minnie Sonnenberg on 20 Jun 1970. Minnie was born on 16 Jan 1910 and died on 25 Jan 1998 in Bridgeport, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska at age 88.

8-Kevin Lee was born on 18 Aug 1965.

7-Edna Christina Schrandt was born on 8 Nov 1938 and died on 9 Dec 1958 at age 20.

7-Eleanore Schrandt was born on 4 Apr 1941. Eleanore married Howard Hilderbrand on 17 Jun 1959. Howard was born on 2 Nov 1934. They had four children.

8-Judy Hilderbrand was born on 29 Apr 1960.

8-Janet Hilderbrand was born on 12 Jan 1963.

8-Joyce Hilderbrand was born on 2 Oct 1964.

8-David Hilderbrand was born on 11 Aug 1966.

6-Albert Kruse was born on 21 Nov 1905 in St. Lucas and died in Jul 1979 in Fort Atkinson at age 73. Albert married Albina M. Schrandt, daughter of Joseph Bernard Schrandt and Anna Drilling, on 6 May 1935. Albina was born on 20 Aug 1915 and died on 27 Nov 2002 in Fort Atkinson at age 87. They had three children.

7-Anthony J. Kruse was born on 19 Apr 1936. Anthony married Agnes E. Sutton. Agnes was born on 19 Feb 1942. They had one son: Gerald Anthony.

8-Gerald Anthony Kruse was born on 22 May 1975. He is the father of Robert Kruse, b. 4 June 2004.

7-Alvin N. Kruse was born on 9 Jan 1938.

7-Kenneth D. Kruse was born on 19 Feb 1942 and died on 1 Jul 1996 in St. Lucas at age 54. Kenneth married Bonnie Lou Bauers. Bonnie was born on 26 May 1940.

6-Margaret Kruse was born on 22 Jul 1907 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Jan 1956 in St. Lucas at age 48.

5-Bernard (Ben) Kruse was born on 19 Mar 1874 in St. Lucas, died on 20 May 1960 in St. Lucas at age 86, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Bernard married Margereth Steffes, daughter of Henry Steffes and Christina Schneider, on 13 Jul 1909 in St. Luke's. Margereth was born in Jul 1887 in Festina and died on 26 Dec 1961 in St. Lucas at age 74. They had four children.

6-Alois G. Kruse was born on 17 Jun 1910 and died on 27 Jan 1994 in Fort Atkinson at age 83. Alois married Elizabeth Rose Halbur on 14 Apr 1941. Elizabeth was born on 27 Sep 1916. They had four children: Leon J., Melvin B., Mary Ann, and Wilma.

7-Leon J. Kruse was born on 1 Sep 1942. Leon married Shirley Kauten on 24 May 1969. Shirley was born on 1 Sep 1942. They had six children: Susan, Joan J., John G., Donna M., Dale Allen, and Lawrence B.

8-Susan Kruse was born on 7 May 1970.

8-Joan J. Kruse was born on 7 Jul 1971.

8-John G. Kruse was born on 29 Nov 1974. John married Mandy L. Kriener. Mandy was born on 11 Nov 1972.

8-Donna M. Kruse was born in 1976.

8-Dale Allen Kruse was born on 25 Mar 1978. Dale married Lynette Renae Holthaus, daughter of William Robert Holthaus and Janice Kay Gerleman, in 14 May in St. Aloysius. Lynette was born in 1982.

8-Lawrence B. Kruse was born on 24 Jun 1979.

7-Melvin B. Kruse was born on 21 Feb 1945. Melvin married Mary Frances Kout. Mary was born on 9 Feb 1947. They had six children.

8-Mark A. Kruse was born on 1 Jun 1967.

8-Marie Kruse was born on 27 May 1968.

8-Michael John Kruse was born on 13 Jul 1969. Michael married Gail L. Gail was born on 15 Jul 1969.

8-Melanie Kruse was born on 19 Jan 1973.

8-Matthew A. Kruse was born on 10 Aug 1974.

8-Myron B. Kruse was born in 1976.

7-Mary Ann Kruse was born on 4 May 1949.

7-Wilma Kruse was born on 23 Oct 1953. Wilma married Donovan Tidman.

6-Andrew B. Kruse was born on 31 Dec 1912 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Apr 2001 in Decorah at age 88. Andrew married Bernadette Tieskoetter, daughter of John Bernard Tieskoetter and Cecelia Regina Schneberger, on 16 Jan 1939 in St John's, Fort Atkinson. Bernadette was born on 28 Apr 1918 in Festina, died on 13 Feb 2005 in Decorah at age 86, and was buried in St. Benedict's Cemetery. They had a daughter.

7-Elaine C. Kruse was born on 22 Oct 1939. Elaine married Victor C. Hageman, son of Nicholas Hageman and Rosalia J. Imoehl. Victor was born on 29 Jul 1936. They had six children.

8-Brian N. Hageman was born on 14 Dec 1958. Brian married Julia A. Ludeking. Julia was born on 11 Jun 1961. They had two children: Kurt and Kayla M.

8-Brenda Hageman was born on 10 May 1959. She married Ned Williams. They had two children: Ryan and Eric.

8-Bonnie Eileen Hageman was born on 5 Jun 1961.

8-Bruce Hageman was born on 16 Apr 1951. Bruce married Jessica Wrightsman. They had two children: Andrew and Jason.

8-Andrew N. Hageman was born on 15 Dec 1963. Andrew married Brenda Bakken. They had three children: Russell, Joshua, and Aimee.

8-Allen Edwin Hageman was born on 11 Dec 1964. Allen married Phyllis Truby. They had one son: Taylor.

6-Barbara Kruse was born on 22 Dec 1915 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Jun 1925 in St. Lucas at age 9.

6-Theresa Kruse was born on 17 Aug 1920. Theresa married Nicholas Halbur on 12 Nov 1941. Nicholas was born on 1 Jun 1911 and died on 30 Aug 1988 in Lawler at age 77. They had three children.

7-Margie Ann Halbur was born on 11 Jun 1948. Margie married Donald Anthony Hageman. Donald was born on 10 Dec 1938. They had two children: Donald J. and Laura.

7-Vernon N. Halbur was born on 1 May 1948. Vernon married Patricia A. Schmitt, daughter of Jacob (James) Schmitt Jr. and Marcella Mihm. Patricia was born on 4 Aug 1952. They had two children: Angela Marie and Heather Ann.

7-Bernice Halbur was born on 16 Mar 1952.

4-Johan Heinrich (Henry) Wichmann was born on 17 Jun 1832 in Bartmannsholte, died in 1874 in St. Lucas at age 42, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. Johan married Mary. Mary was born in 1840 in Prussia. They had four children.

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5-Margaret Wichmann was born in 1862 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa.

5-Christoph Wichmann was born in 1865 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa.

5-John Wichmann was born in 1867 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa.

5-Anna Wichmann was born in 1870 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa.

4-Joan Gerhard (George) Wichman was born on 30 Apr 1838 in Bartmannsholte, died on 26 Oct 1902 in St. Lucas at age 64, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery.

4-Anna Bernardina Wichmann was born on 30 Apr 1838 in Bartmannsholte. Her Godparents were Anna Maria Tinnermann, geb Kunnen and Dirk Wichmann. FHL #920171.

4-Joanna Helena Catharina Wichmann was born on 14 May 1840 in Bartmannsholte. Her Godparents were Catharina Meyer geb. Kuennen, and Gerhard Burmann.

4-Joan Casper Wichmann was born on 19 Jun 1835 in Essen, Oldenburg, died on 19 Jan 1919 in Waucoma at age 83, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Casper became a citizen of the United States on May 28th, 1858 in West Union. His witness was Casper Myers. He married Ada Foss, daughter of David Emery Foss and Mary Bunker, on 13 Oct 1862. Ada was born on 16 Feb 1845 in Janesville, Wisconsin, died on 15 Jan 1877 in St. Lucas at age 31, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. They had four children.

5-Alpha Wichman was born in 1868 in Jackson, Winneshiek Co., Iowa. Alpha married William Franklin Yegge. He was born in Oct 1869 in Nevada, Iowa and died in 1942 in Yankton, Hutchinson Co., South Dakota at age 73.

5-Frederick (Fred) Wichman was born in Apr 1870 in Jackson, Winneshiek Co., Iowa, died in 1948 at age 78, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma.

5-Charles (Carl) George Wichman was born on 20 Aug 1872 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jul 1965 in Wisconsin at age 92.
Charles married Anna Margaret Schmitt, daughter of John Werner Schmitt and Katherina Sames, on 19 Nov 1908 in Minneapolis. Anna was born on 26 Jun 1892 in Marystown, Minnesota and died on 20 Dec 1962 in Tony, Wisconsin at age 70. They had four children: Mildred Frances, Arthur Charles, Evangeline Rita, and Albin Joseph. In 1920 they lived on a farm in Dewey.

5-Emma (Amy) Wichman was born in 1874 in Jackson, Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died in 1960 at age 86. Emma married Frank Gifford.

Joan Casper next married Elizabeth A. Nolte, daughter of George Nolte and Mary Todd, on 2 Jul 1884. Elizabeth was born in 1863 in New York, died in 1945 in Waucoma at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had eight children.

5-George G. Wichman was born on 10 Oct 1885 in Waucoma and died on 19 Mar 1963 in Lewistown, Fergus Co., Montana at age 77. George married Katherine Drilling, daughter of Joseph Drilling and Theresa Maria Bruess, on 21 Jan 1907 in Waucoma. Katherine was born on 9 Feb 1887 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Feb 1961 in Moore, Fergus Co., Montana at age 73. They had nine children. They moved to Montana around 1918. Their neighbors were Charlie and Mary Kolar and their children.

6-Clara E. Wichman was born on 27 Dec 1907 in Waucoma and died on 19 Aug 1961 at age 53. Clara married James Kolar. James was born in 1909 in Nebraska and died before 1960. They had seven children.

6-Walter Casper Wichman was born on 27 Jan 1910 in Waucoma and died on 2 Mar 1967 in Fergus Co., Montana at age 57. Walter married Jennie Mary Barta, daughter of Anton Barta and Jennie Simacek, on 24 Nov 1932 in Lewistown. Jennie was born on 21 Aug 1913 in Danvers, died on 11 Dec 1997 in Moore, Fergus Co., Montana at age 84, and was buried in Moore Cemetery. They had six children: Edward A., Dennis A., Lorraine, Roberta (Bert), Eugene R. (Gene), and Robert.

6-Emma E. Wichman was born on 11 Jul 1912 in Waucoma, died on 23 Mar 1914 in Waucoma at age 1, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma.

6-Raymond J. Wichman was born on 22 Jan 1915 in Waucoma and died on 6 Mar 1973 in Lewiston, Montana at age 58. He married Regina A. Kostohris. They had seven children: Ronald John, Kenneth Ray, Teresa, Donna, Jeanette, Betty, and Joan.

6-Robert Joseph (Joe) Wichman was born on 12 Apr 1916 in Waucoma, Fayette Co., Iowa and died on 26 Mar 1994 in Moore, Fergus Co., Montana at age 77. Robert married Vesta Evelyn Howard. They had 15 children: Joseph Marion, Jacquelyn, Marilyn Catherine, Margaret Ellen, Donald Edward, Francis Alan, Gary George, Keith Charles, Nancy Carol, Herbert James, David Michael, Sally Jeanne, Vicky Ann, Terrance Paul, and Nina Mary.

6-Mildred Mary Wichman was born in 1918 in Fergus Co., Montana.

6-Arthur Charles Wichman was born on 27 Oct 1920 and died on 15 Mar 2000 in Moore at age 79. Arthur married Kathleen Welsh. They had four children: Edward A., Kenneth R., James, and Thomas J.

6-Marcella C. Wichman was born on 12 Oct 1922 in Moore, Montana and died on 17 Jun 1923 in Moore, Montana.

6-James Lavern Wichman was born in 1925 in Montana.

5-Katherine Josephine (Kate) Wichman was born on 19 Mar 1888 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Sep 1981 in Cresco at age 93. She married Joseph Anthony Wilhelm on 14 Jun 1911 in Waucoma. Joseph was born in Wisconsin and died on 28 Jan 1963 in Cresco. They had nine children.

6-Virginia Theresa Wilhelm

6-Florence Mary Wilhelm married Philip Blong, son of Joseph Blong Jr. and Katherine Kuennen. Philip was born on 26 Oct 1910 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Jun 1953 in Cresco at age 42. They had three children: Eugene Joseph, Dennis Joseph, and Donald Arthur.

6-Charles Fredrick Wilhelm

6-Mary Eleanor Wilhelm married Theodore Bentley. They had five children: Maargie Florence, Shirley Marie, Daniel Ray, Darrell Edward, and Ronald Joseph.

6-Alma Katherine Wilhelm married Leo Ervin Baum. Leo was born on 12 Apr 1915 and died on 15 Oct 1979 at age 64. They had a daughter: Donna.

6-Arthur George Wilhelm married Sadie Marie Goseman. They had six children: Diane Marie, David Arthur, Angela Katherine, Michael Joseph, Richard Paul and Denise Elizabeth.

6-Adeline Bertha Wilhelm married Arnold David Sobalik. They had two children: Deborah Catherine and Claudia Frances.

6-Elizabeth Frances Wilhelm was born on 18 Aug 1915 in Waucoma and died on 31 Aug 1985 in Lime Springs at age 70. Elizabeth married John Edward Troxel on 19 Feb 1936 in Independence, Iowa. John was born on 7 Nov 1910 and died on 21 Oct 1990 at age 79. They had four children: Mary Ann, Darlene Catherine, Gerald Joseph, and Wayne Edward.

6-Dorothy Margaret Wilhelm was born on 13 Apr 1925 and died on 2 Jul 1927 at age 2.

5-Frank Casper Wichman was born on 15 Jul 1891 in Jackson.

5-John A. Wichman was born in Jun 1895 in Jackson.

5-Joseph Wichman was born in Aug 1897 in Jackson, Winneshiek Co., Iowa. In 1920 he lived on a farm in Jackson with his widowed mother, and his three brothers, Casper, Frank C., and John A.

5-Casper G. Wichman Jr. was born on 20 Nov 1898 in St. Lucas, died in 1956 in St. Lucas at age 58, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Casper married Margaret Schlichte, daughter of John H. Schlichte and Mary C., on 20 Feb 1920. Margaret was born on 28 Apr 1900 in St. Lucas, died on 5 Apr 1998 in Waucoma at age 97, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had three children.

6-Clarence J. Wichman was born in 1921 in St. Lucas, died on 21 Dec 1988 in Waucoma at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. He married Clara Rose Vrzak. Clara was born on 10 Aug 1916. They had seven children: Shirley Ann, Harriet Mae, Beverly, Dale James, Gary J., Joyce Mary, and Judy A.

6-Arthalinda Mary (Linda) Wichman was born on 24 Feb 1924 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Dec 1976 in St. Lucas at age 52. Arthalinda married Virgil Hugo Bengfort, son of John Herman Bengfort and Catharine (Kate) Holthaus, on 2 Jun 1942. Virgil was born on 3 Sep 1922 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 20 Mar 1994 in Postville, Allamakee Co., Iowa at age 71. They had five children: Ron, Joan Catherine, Jean Margaret, Darrell C., and Mary Kay.

6-Charles H. Wichman was born in 1929.

5-Clara Wichman was born in 1908.

5-Wallis Wichman was born in 1910.

3-Herman Henrich Meyer was born on 14 Feb 1803 in Barlage, Ksp., Essen, Oldenburg, died on 20 Mar 1892 in St. Lucas at age 89, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Herman married Katharina Adelheid Schmitz on 7 Feb 1829. Katharina was born on 27 Sep 1809 in Bartmannsholte, Essen, died in 1890 in St. Lucas at age 81, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had nine children: Theodore Henry, Maria Elisabeth, John, Henry J., Mary, Caroline, Mathilda (Ottilia), William, and Theodore H.
His name was recorded as Harman (1860 census) Herman and Henry. Henry Myers paid taxes in Carroll Township, Washington Co.,
Pennsylvania from 1844 until 1852. He is listed with Casper until 1847 and then with John.

The 1850 Pennsylvania census for Carroll Township in Washington Co., #132, shows the family: Meyer, Hiram, age 49, a miner; his wife, Catherine, age 40; Henry, age 20, a miner; John, age 15; Mary, age 13; Caroline, age 9; Mathilda, age 5, and William, age 1. In the 1880 census, Harmon was 87 years old and Catherine 71. Living with them are their son, Theodore, age 28, and his family.

On January 1 , 1856, for the sum of $130.00 Hiram Myers bought the SW 1/4 of the SW quarter of Sec. 5, TWP 95, north of range 9 west of the 5th P.M. from Anthony Stoddel (Stathel) and his wife Francis. Book C, page 245. On May 24, 1856, for the sum of $65.65, Hiram Myers bought the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/ 4 in Sec. 5, TWP 95, North of range 9 West of the 5th P.M. from Richard Scott. The 1860 Iowa census for Auburn in Fayette Co., shows the family: Myers, Harman, age 60, a farmer, born in Prussia ; his wife, Catherine, age 50; Caroline, age 20; Aurlits, age 16; William, age 10; and Theodore, age 9. Also living with the was John Myers, age 24.

On March 24, 1868, for the sum of $900.00, Harman Myers bought the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 5, TWP 96, north of range 9 west of the 5th P.M., also commencing on what is called the Douglas and Formans Road on the west line of the east half.
They appear in the 1880 census in Auburn as Harmon and Catharine Myars. They lived next to J. W. Kunnon and his family.

His son Theodore was the administrator for his estate. Heirs were listed as T.H., age 58 of Auburn; Mary Vondersette, age 55, St.
Lucas; John, age 53, Granville; Caroline Limke, age 49, St. Marys in Warren Co., Matilda Limke, age 45, St. Marys; William, age 41 of Waucoma, and Theo, age 37 or 39 of St. Lucas.

4-Theodore Henry Meyer was born on 12 May 1830 in Barlage, Ksp. and died on 3 Jun 1911 in St. Lucas at age 81. He married Elinor Broderick in Pennsylvania. Elinor was born about 1836 in Pennsylvania and died in Apr 1868 in Iowa about age 32. They had six children. Marriage records show T.H. Myers and Marthy E. Cooley were married in St. Lucas on August 22, 1869.

The 1860 Iowa Census for Fayette Co., Auburn Twp. shows the family: Theodore H. Meyer, age 29, a carpenter, born in Germany, his wife Elnor, age 24, born in PA., and their children, John H., age 7; Mary E., age 3, and Magdelene, age 1, all born in Pennsylvania. The 1880 census for Auburn shows Myers, T. Henry, age 38 (should be 48) and shows he was born in Holland?? He is now married to Elizabeth, age 33, born in Prussia. (They were married October 17, 1871) The children are listed as: Laurence C., age 18; Addie, age 13; Annie , age 7; Charle s, age 6; Hiram, age 4; Mary A., age 3; and Amelia, age 1. In the 1885 census, his wife is listed as Anna L., age 37. They added Todora, born in 1882. They moved to St. Marys in 1893. In 1892, at the time of his father's death, he was 58 years old, living in Auburn.

5-John Henry Meyer was born about 1853 in Pennsylvania. John married Susanna Carpenter, daughter of Mathias Carpenter and Evaline Winter, on 27 Apr 1874 in St. Lucas. Susanna was born in 1854 in Prussia and died on 5 Aug 1897 in New Hampton of consumption at age 43. They had six children. Their marriage certificate #53, shows they were married by Rev. Key. Land records show a John H. Meyer Jr. of Winneshiek Co. ought 20 acres in Auburn Township, Sec. 20 on January 27, 1874 from Peter and Anna Sorge. On March 10, 1877, John H. Meyers and Susanna Meyers sold the 20 acres to Th. H. Myers.

6-Elizabeth Meyer was born on 31 Aug 1875 in St. Lucas, died on 21 Jul 1963 in Burlington, Iowa at age 87, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Elizabeth married William Henry Remetch, son of Jacob Benjamin Remetch and Ellen Elizabeth Glass, on 11 May 1893. William was born on 6 Apr 1870 and died on 8 Aug 1953 at age 83. They had three children.

7-Marion Charles Remetch was born on 4 Apr 1894 in New Hampton, died on 6 Mar 1970 in Waterloo of a heart attack at age 75, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Marion married Florence Florentine Tournier on 31 Aug 1914 in Waterloo. Florence was born on 4 Dec 1897 and died on 29 Feb 1940 at age 42. They had thirteen children, all born in Waterloo.

8-Joseph Francis Remetech was born 6 Nov 1914, died 16 Apr 1999.

8-Charles Marion Remetch was born 6 Nov 1915, died Dec 1974 and was buried in Garden of Memories. He married Charlotte Bernice Rickard on 7 Aug 1936. She was born 6 Aug 1920 and died 13 Sep 1995.They had two children.

9-David Remetch

9-Patricia Ann Remetch was born 21 Sep 1939. She married William Charles Quibell on 20 Jul 1958 in the Linden Methodist Church. They had four children.

10-Christine Marie Quibell was born 8 May 1959. She married Duane Charles Gengler on 14 Dec 1979. They have three children.

11-Nicole Marie Gengler (Adopted) was born 12 Nov 1977. She married Charles Wesley (Chuck) Stokes on 23 Apr 2004 in Las Vegas.

11-David Duane Gengler (Adopted) was born 8 Aug 1978.

11-Megan Lynn Gengler was born 6 Apr 1984.

10-William Charles Quibell Jr.

10-Cheryl Lynn Quibell was born 8 Jul 1968.

10-Duane Charles Quibell

8-Ellen Cecilia Remetch was born 22 Nov 1918, died 15 Jun 1994. She married Reinhart Jensen on 7 Aug 1937. She married Elmer Stocks on 21 Dec 1944 in Cedar Rapids. He was born 3 Oct 1900 in Dubuque and died 15 Mar 1981. They had a daughter, Elizabeth Marie Stocks, born and died in 1951.

8-Richard Louis Remetch was born 16 jan 1920 and died on 30 April 1943 fighting in North Africa during WWII.

8-Alvin F. Remetch was born 22 Oct 1921, died 30 Dec 1974 in Evansdale. He married June Elizabeth Courter on 1 Nov 1945. She was born 27 Jun 1925, died 4 Oct 1987. They had three children.

9-Alvin Eugene Remetch was born in 1949. He married Jean L. Carpenter. They had a daughter, Sarah June, born in 1978.

9-Christine Remetch

9-Pamela Kay Remetch was born in 1953, married Howard Steven Russell. They had a daughter, Crystal L. Russell, born in 1980.

8-Walter A. Remetch was born 28 Jun 1928, died 13 Jan 1941.

8-James Arthur Remetch was born 3 Feb 1930, died 13 Jan 1985 in Jesup. He married Betty Ann Grier on 26 Sep 1953. They had four children. They divorced.

9-Ramona Ann (Mona) Remetch was born 2 Oct 1954 in Waterloo. She married Timothy Keith Earles on 2 Sep 1978.

9-Diane Marie Remetch was born 7 Dec 1955. She married Darrell Henry Amundson on 22 Nov 1978. They had three children. Diane next married Donald Lee Barfels on 14 Aug 1987.

10-Angie Marie Amundson was born 24 May 1979. She married Dustin Lee Walker. They had one child.

11-Layne Philip Walker was born 12 Nov 1998 in Waterloo.

10-Darrell James Amundson was born 16 Jul 1981, died 16 Jul 1981 and was buried at Mount Olivet.

10-Anthony Howard Amundson was born 15 Sep 1982. He married Sarah Jeys. They have one child born in Phoenix.

11-Savannah Amundson was born 27 Dec 2004.

9-Antonette Rae (Toni) Remetch was born 14 Jan 1956. She married Dennis Martin Sweerin in 1979. They had one child.

10-Michael Curtis Sweerin was born 12 Dec 1980. He married Jasmine Philps. They had one child.

11-Dylan Curtis Sweerin was born 1 Jun 2001.

Antonette next married James David Hanna on 24 Sep 2001 in Las Vegas. He was born 17 Jul 1947 in Waterloo.

9-Russell Allen Remetch was born 27 Jul 1960. He married Tamara Jean Metcalf on 9 Jan 1981. They divorced.

8-John K. Remetch was born 3 Feb 1931. He married Wilma Eleanor Bader on 6 Jun 1951. They had six children.

9-Sherry Remetch

9-Randall William Remetch was born on 2 Aug 1955.

9-Mary Ann Remetch

9-Michael John Remetch was born on 24 May 1958.

9-Douglas Todd Remetch was born on 13 Jul 1964.

9-Michelle Ann Remetch was born on 6 Jun 1966.

8-Dorothy F. Remetch was born 4 Apr 1932. She married Francis Joseph Dunnwald on 9 Sep 1950 in St. John's. They had seven children.

9-Debra Jean Dunnwald was born 16 Jul 1953. She married Douglas David Miller on 6 Jan 1973. They had five children.

9-Donald Joseph Dunnwald was born 8 May 1954. He served in the U.S. Navy. He married Gail Keifer on 28 Jun 1974 in Immaculate Conception Church. They had two children.

10-Joseph Donald Dunnwald was born on 1 Jul 1980.

10-Carrie Dunnwald was born on 9 Jul 1977.

9-Lynette Marie Dunnwald was born in 1955. She married Gregory William Miller on 21 Nov 1975 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waterloo. They had three children.

10-Jason Douglas Miller was born in 1976.

10-Ty Miller

10-Allison Marie Miller was born in 1986.

9-Mark Steven Dunnwald was born 8 Oct 1959. He married Donna Kay Myer 27 Jun 1981. They had three children.

10-Jeffery David Dunnwald was born on 16 Jun 1970.

10-Phillip Mark Dunnwald was born on 28 Aug 1984.

10-Danielle Dunnwald

9-Mary Florence Dunnwald was born 2 Oct 1961. She has not married.

9-Paul Eugene Dunnwald was born 1 Sep 1963. He married Toni Good on 3 Sep 1993. They had three children.

10-Anna Dunnwald

10-Cora Dunnwald

10-Bethany Dunnwald

9-John Patrick Dunnwald was born 9 Oct 1964. He married K'Dean Lemka on 22 Apr 1991. They had one child.

10-Jacob Dunnwald

8-Delores Elizabeth Remetch was born 4 Apr 1932. She married Marvin Kelly on 21 Jun 1950. They had one child.

9-Marvin William Kelly was born 19 Jan 1951, died 22 Jan 1951 in Cedar Rapids.

Delores next married .

8-Margaret Remetch was born 6 Jun 1935. She married William R. Brousseau. He was born on 15 Dec 1934. They had three children.

9-Brenda Jo Brousseau was born on 11 Sep 1957.

9-Teresa Brousseau

9-Richard William Brousseau was born on 28 Aug 1965.

8-Marie Nellie Remetch was born 11 Jan 1938. She married Gnu Owen. She next married Roland Hoffert.

7-Grace Beatrice Remetch was born on 16 Jun 1897. She married Mr. Reuther and died in Sept 1975 in Chicago.

7-Fern Cecilia (Frances) Remetch was born on 2 May 1900 and died on 25 May 1993 in Minnesota. She married Kenneth Raymond on 6 Mar 1919 in Rochester. He was born 2 Sep 1899 in Rochester and died 26 Nov 1961 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota. They had five children, all born in Rochester.

8-Joseph Kenneth Raymond was born 10 May 1919 in Marion, Olmsted Co., Minnesota, died 14 Jan 1992. He married Ellen L. Merritt. They had one child.

9-Neal Kenneth Raymond was born 30 Mar 1942 in Cass Co., Minnesota.

8-Pauline Lucille Raymond was born 4 Sep 1920 in Marion, died when her car hit a utility pole on 19 Sep 2008 in Wakulla Springs, Wakulla Co., Florida. She married Charles Brown.

8-Alice Marie Raymond was born 30 Jun 1922 in Marion. She married Howard Reick Britzius. He was born 6 Oct 1910 in Duluth and died 1 Feb 1981 in Duluth. They had two children.

9-Marie Alice Britzius was born 25 Sep 1942. She married Z.A.Smith. They had one son.

10-Kenneth Howard Smith was born 28 Dec 1958. (aka Kenneth H. Britzius) He married Catherine Ray Olson. They had one child.

11-Sarah Marie Charlotte Britzius was born 7 May 1984.

9-Patricia Ann Britzius was born 5 Sep 1946. She married Donald Edward Walker. They had one child.

10-Michael Anthony Walker was born 27 Apr 1965 in Minnesota.

8-Cleveland Leroy Raymond was born in 1925. He married Soledad Angel (Cahly)Gonzalez. They had six children, all born in Rochester.

9-Martin Lee Raymond was born 3 Dec 1947.

9-Julie Ann Raymond was born 26 Jun 1952.

9-Paul Andrew Raymond was born 29 Sep 1953. He married Deborah Schoenmann on 18 Dec 1982 in Rochester. The marriage ended in divorce. He next married Janna Lea Landrum on 2 Oct 1982. They had two children. The marriage ended in divorce.

10-Aaron Paul Raymond was born 4 May 1983.

10-Abbie Anne Raymond was born 15 Jan 1985.

Paul next married Marisa Tizianna Recio on 15 Jul 1990 in Rochester. They had one child.

10-Michael Paul Raymond was born 25 Feb 1991.

9-Sarah Angela Raymond was born 12 Nov 1954. She married Gerald Emil Karnitz on 11 Dec 1971 in Rochester. He was born 16 Jun 1953. They had two children.

10-Eric James Karnitz was born 2 Apr 1972. He married Donna Lois Gossman. They had one child.

11-Kelsey Angel Karnitz was born 27 Mar 1999.

10-Elisa Angel Karnitz was born 17 Apr 1978. She married Timothy R. Gayles. They had one child.

11-Dontai J. Gales was born 22 Aug 1994 in Rochester.

9-Mary Clare Raymond was born 20 Aug 1956. She married Kenneth Charles Reed on 8 Nov 1980 in Rochester. They had two children.

10-Christopher John Reed was born 5 Apr 1981.

10-Andrew Mark Reed was born 2 Apr 1982.

Mary next married David Martin Dolezal. He was born 10 Oct 1956. They had one child.

10-Samuel David Dolezal was born 20 Jun 1996.

9-Diane Cecelia Raymond was born 4 Nov 1957. She married Michael Alex Covalciuc on 20 Oct 1979 in Rochester. They had three children.

10-Alexander Michael Covalciuc was born 2 Oct 1982.

10-Anthony Michael Covalciuc was born 17 Feb 1984.

10-Peter Michael Covalciuc was born 1 Jun 1987.

Cleveland next married Darlene Joyce Fields. They had one child.

9-Kenneth Leo Raymond was born 29 Oct 1974 in Rochester.

8-Fern Louise Raymond was born 14 Oct 1925, died 26 Oct 2007 in Donna, Hidalgo Co., Texas. She married Douglas M. Gross. She married Donald K. Aaby.

Elizabeth next married George A. Sandvig. George was born on 27 Nov 1894 in North Dakota and died on 22 Feb 1980 in Burlington at age 85.

6-Mary Meyer was born in 1879 in Chickasaw Co., Iowa and died in Aug 1897 in New Hampton at age 18.

6-Mathew Meyer was born in 1882 in Fayette Co., Iowa.

6-Peter J. Meyer was born on 17 May 1885 in New Hampton and died on 3 Jul 1966 in Peoria, Illinois at age 81. He married Elizabeth. He next married Virginia Herman on 14 May 1944 in Peoria. She was born 10 Dec 1883, died Dec. 1970.

6-Mary Mathilda Meyer was born on 20 Feb 1887 in St. Lucas. Her Godparents were Mary Carpenter and John Boyer.

6-Rose Meyer was born on 1 Feb 1890 in St. Lucas and died on 5 May 1981 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota at age 91. Her Godparents were Rose Meier and Joseph Hackman. Rose married Arthur V. Johnson. They had six children.

7-Vera E. Johnson was born on 4 Jul 1907 and died on 27 Sep 1980 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota at age 73. Vera married Gordon Vincent Sundin. Gordon was born on 17 Oct 1906 and died on 29 Oct 1980 at age 74. They had one son: Gordon Vincent.

8-Gordon Vincent Sundin married Mary Ann Elizabeth Dorsey. They had three children: Cynthia Ann, Theresa Louise, and Corinne Marie.

9-Cynthia Ann Sundin was born in 1958. Cynthia married David Leon Klaverkamp. They had a daughter.

10-Kristi Marie Klaverkamp was born on 17 Mar 1991 in Stearns Co., Minnesota.

9-Theresa Louise Sundin was born in 1960. Theresa married Jeffrey Peter Greiner. They had three children.

10-Chadwick Peter Greiner was born on 12 Dec 1992.

10-Megan Ann Greiner was born on 26 Jul 1996.

10-Joshua Jeffrey Greiner was born on 18 Jun 1998.

9-Corinne Marie Sundin was born on 24 Aug 1964 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.

7-Leon V. Johnson was born on 30 Jun 1909 and died on 10 Feb 1969 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota at age 59.

7-Selma Johnson was born in 1914 and died before Apr 1930.

7-Violet Louise Johnson was born on 31 Oct 1917 and died on 28 Jul 1983 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota at age 65. Violet married Harlan Mathew Anderson. They had three children.

8-Faye Louise Anderson was born on 22 May 1938. Faye married John Herman Schleter. John was born on 4 Feb 1935. They had four children. In 1974 they moved from Bloomington to Madison where he was an agency manager for State Farm Insurance.

9-Thomas John Schleter was born on 2 May 1962.

9-Sandra Faye Schleter was born on 22 Feb 1963.

9-Daniel Mathew Schleter was born on 26 Jul 1964. Daniel married Jean Marie Ferris. They had two children.

10-Emily Jean Schleter was born on 31 Dec 1998.

10-Blake Daniel Schleter was born on 6 May 2002.

9-William Christopher Schleter was born on 28 Aug 1970. William married Bonnie Lynn Stefen. They had two children.

10-Hailey Caye Schleter was born on 19 Sep 1997.

10-Joshua Brian Schleter was born on 12 Dec 2001.

8-Harlan Roy Anderson was born on 1 Sep 1941. He married Nancy Louise Ballard. They had two children.

9-Debra Louise Anderson was born on 8 Dec 1961.

9-Harlan Bryan Anderson was born on 22 Oct 1963. Harlan married Carol Jean Richtsmeier. Harlan next married Leslie Sue Veselka.

8-Gary Eugene Anderson was born on 10 May 1945.

Violet next married W. M. Bloomquist.

7-Bernice Loretta Johnson was born in 1921. Bernice married Stanley Frederice Harley. Stanley was born on 12 Jan 1914 and died on 1 May 1972 at age 58. Bernice next married Donald Chapman.

7-Eugene Johnson was born in 1926.

Rose next married Henry A. Stangl. Henry was born on 23 Sep 1883 and died on 21 May 1967 at age 83.

John next married Etta Calhoun on 15 Apr 1899. He is believed to be the John Meyers who married Etta.

5-Mary Ellen Meyer was born about 1857 in Pennsylvania. Mary married Thomas Randall on 12 Jul 1880 in Alles Seitz Home, New Hampton. Married by G. A. Hamilton, Justice of the Peace in the home of Alles Seitz in New Hampton. They lived in Washington.

5-Magdalena Meyer was born on 23 Jul 1860 in Pennsylvania, died on 10 Jun 1937 in New Hampton at age 76, and was buried in New Hampton. Magdalena married Joseph Theodore Hackman, son of Gerhard Henry Hackman Sr. and Maria Angela Kuennen, on 14 Sep 1880 in Iowa. Joseph was born on 27 Feb 1858 in Indiana, died on 11 Mar 1942 in Iowa at age 84, and was buried in New Hampton. They had seven children. In 1880 he lived with his brother, St. Lucas.

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6-Joseph L. Hackman was born on 16 Nov 1887 in St. Lucas. Joseph married Lena Weber. Lena was born in 1885. They had six children: Clem H., Victor M., Leroy, Adeline, Margaret, and Vincent G. He registered for the draft stating he was a farmer in Fort Atkinson and had a wife and child.

6-Henry T. Hackman was born on 26 Jul 1884, died on 11 Jul 1920 in New Hampton at age 35, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Henry married Susan Theis.

6-Herman Gustav Hackman was born on 19 Oct 1885 in St. Lucas. In 1918 he was single, a farmer in West Union. Herman married Gertrude Blong. Herman next married Pauline Barta.

6-John Frank Hackman was born on 20 May 1885 in St. Lucas. John married Catherine Zein. They had three children: Helen, Walter Joseph, and Evelyn.

6-Frank Hackman was born on 21 Jun 1888 and died on 4 Jul 1921 in New Hampton at age 33. Frank married Dora Heger. Dora was born on 6 Jan 1894, died on 11 Oct 1926 in New Hampton at age 32, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.

6-Regina Hackman was born in Jul 1892. Regina married Edward Kramer.

6-George Carl Hackman was born on 17 Apr 1897 in St. Lucas. He registered for the draft as Carl George Hackman stating he was employed by G. H. Hackman. George married Ruth A. Nebel, daughter of John F. Nebel and Catherine M. Vorwald, on 3 Jul 1916 in New Hampton. Ruth was born on 24 Feb 1896 in New Vienna, Iowa and died on 13 Mar 1984 in New Hampton, Chickasaw Co., Iowa at age 88.

5-Lawrence C. Meyer was born about 1862 in Iowa and died on 24 May 1896 in McGregor, Iowa about age 34. Lawrence married Barbara Strapor on 12 Jan 1886 in St. Lucas. Barbara died on 24 May 1896 in McGregor, Iowa. Lawrence, his wife Barbara and 5 children, Francis, Tony, Alice, Lawrence (born June 21, 1892 -mother Barbara Treba), and Addie, all under age 12 perished in the May 24,1896 flash flood of Bloody Run when the house was torn to bits and all seven lost their lives. Mrs. Myers body and that of her son Tony were not found until 5 weeks after the flood. They were buried under tons of debris just west of North McGregor. The Giard Township History says the infant was never found.

5-Adeline Meyer was born in 1864 in Saint Adalbert Cemetery and died in Minneapolis. Adeline married Henry Kipp, son of Gerhard Kiep, on 6 Jan 1890 in the Catholic Church, New Hampton. Henry was born on 23 Dec 1866 in Ossian. They had two children: Lydia and Cecelia. They were married by Re. J. Brown M.G. Book 4, page 157 (Chickasaw Co.)

5-Johanne Meyer was born on 18 Feb 1867 in St. Lucas and was christened on 11 Mar 1867. Her Godparents were Joanne Meyers and John Liad.

Theodore next married Frances Galing\Gehling on 7 Jan 1869 in St. Lucas. Frances was born between 1830 and 1848 and died before 1871 in Iowa. Theodore next married Louisa Lehman on 17 Oct 1871 in St. Lucas. Louisa was born about 1847. They had eight children.

5-Annie Louise Meyer was born about 1 Jan 1873 in Fayette Co., Iowa. Annie married Chris Grant. They lived at Alamao, Texas and had a daughter, Frances.

5-Charles Henry Myers was born in Sep 1874 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Oct 1944 in St. Marys at age 70. Charles married Sadie McElwee on 29 May 1907 in Iowa. Sadie was born on 23 Feb 1886 and died on 7 Nov 1976 in Des Moines at age 90. They had four children: Mary, Catherine, Lewis, and Dorothy. They moved to Saint Marys, Iowa, .

6-Mary Myers

6-Kathryn Myers

6-Lewis J. Myers was born on 8 Dec 1917, died on 16 Nov 1993 in Colfax, Jasper Co., Iowa.

6-Dorothy Sarah Myers was born on 19 Aug 1924. She married Laverne K. Seibert.

5-Herman Rudolph Meyer was born on 25 Dec 1876 in St. Lucas and died on 17 Feb 1939 in St. Marys at age 62.

5-Mary Ann Meyer was born on 3 Feb 1877 in St. Lucas and died on 16 Sep 1967 in Breckenridge, Minnesota at age 90. Mary married Albert Hugh McChesney on 7 Apr 1986 in McCauleyville, Wilkin Co., Minnesota. Albert was born on 19 Dec 1875 in Minnesota and died in 1938 in Huron, Beadle Co., South Dakota at age 63. They had eight children. He registered for the draft stating he was employed as a stone mason in Breckenridge. He listed his nearest relative as Mary Myers McChesney, wife.

6-Walter Edward McChesney married Margaret Babe Diederich.

6-Thomas Henry McChesney was born on 23 Nov 1896 and died on 14 Feb 1972 in Corpus Christi, Texas at age 75. Thomas married Dora Ernestine Martin in 1919. Dora was born in 1900 and died on 23 May 1978 in Wolverton, Minnesota at age 78. They had two children.

7-Delores McChesney

7-Donald Henry McChesney was born on 7 Jun 1920 in Huron, Beadle Co., South Dakota.

6-Frank McChesney was born in Jul 1898. Frank married Rose Hafner.

6-Joseph McChesney was born on 22 Feb 1900 in Breckenridge, Minnesota and died on 24 Feb 1953 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma at age 53. Joseph married Mattie Hartness. They had two children: Mary Irene and Benie Joe.

6-Joseph McChesney was born on 22 Feb 1900 and died on 24 Feb 1953 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma at age 53. He married Mattie Hartness.

6-Herman Louis McChesney was born on 16 Jan 1904 and died on 20 Nov 1983 in Breckenridge, Minnesota at age 79. Herman married Carolina Zentgraf. Carolina was born on 20 Jan 1907 in Wahpeton, North Dakota and died on 27 Oct 1934 in Wahpeton, North Dakota at age 27.

6-Angeline McChesney was born in 1908 and died in 1925 at age 17.

6-Stella Marie McChesney was born on 14 Apr 1910 and died on 17 Feb 2002 in Minneapolis at age 91. Stella married Alfred M. Lehman. Alfred was born on 31 May 1911 and died on 25 Apr 1988 in Minneapolis at age 76.

5-Anna Amelya Meyer was born on 14 Feb 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Jun 1965 in David City, Iowa at age 86. Lived at David City, Iowa, sw of St. Marys. Anna married William Pickens. William was born from 1870 to 1880. They had no children.

5-Dorothea Louise Meyer was born on 2 Feb 1881 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Feb 1933 in Fort Atkinson at age 52. Dorothea married Martin Meyer, son of J. Henry Meyer and Maria Catharina Elisabeth Schmitt, on 14 Oct 1902. Martin was born on 29 Mar 1877 and died on 12 Jun 1957 in Fort Atkinson at age 80. They had eight children. In 1930 they lived on a farm in Washington Twp.

6-Euphemia Mary Meyer was born on 9 Oct 1903 in Wesley, Iowa, died on 14 Nov 1988 in Visalia, Tulare Co., California at age 85, and was buried in Fort Atkinson. She married Arnold Anthony Sluka, son of John J. Sluka and Elizabeth Mary Budke, on 2 Jan 1933. Arnold was born on 16 Jun 1898 in Fort Atkinson and died in Jun 1975 in Calmar at age 77. They had two children: Sherald and Sylvester. After Arnold's death, Mary moved to California where she lived with her son, Herald in Tulare Co.

7-Sherald (Herald) Sluka was born about 1933. He moved to California

7-Sylvester Sluke was born in 1935. He married Rose A. She was born on 1 Nov 1936.

6-Legor William Meyer was born on 6 Nov 1905 in Fort Atkinson and died on 28 Nov 1987 in Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan at age 82. Legor married Clara Mary Kuhn, daughter of Anton Kuhn and Anna Ludwig, on 20 Jul 1937. Clara was born on 6 Aug 1909 and died on 28 Jan 1994 in Dubois, Dubois Co., at age 84. They had four children.

7-Legor William Meyer Jr. was born on 7 Jun 1938. Legor married Bonnie Lee Pine. They had three children.

8-Elizabeth Meyer was born in 1963.

8-Julie Meyer was born in 1965.

8-Kristen Meyer was born in 1970.

7-Julie C. Meyer was born in 1965. Julie married Mr. Dmock.

7-Dorothy Ann Meyer was born in 1941. Dorothy married Richard Dmock. They had two children.

8-Stephanie Dmock was born in 1967.

8-Josephine Dmock was born in 1969. Josephine married Lawrence Hubbard.

7-Margaret Renee Meyer was born in 1947. Margaret married Thomas Ray Whitemarsh. They had two children.

8-Regina Whitemarsh was born in 1988.

8-Karl Whitemarsh was born in 1991.

6-Dennis Nicholas Meyer was born on 26 Jul 1908 in Fort Atkinson and died on 27 Jan 1977 in Fort Atkinson at age 68. Dennis married Gertrude Rausch. They had four children: Mary Lee, James, Denise, and David.

6-Margaret Catherine Meyer was born on 14 Feb 1911 in Fort Atkinson and died on 4 Oct 1931 in Fort Atkinson at age 20.

6-Rudolph Joseph Meyer was born on 1 Nov 1913 in Fort Atkinson and died on 26 Aug 1920 in Fort Atkinson at age 6.

6-Hildegard Ann Meyer was born in 1915. She married Raymond B. Schissel, son of Frank P. Schissel and Christine. He was born on 19 Jul 1911 in Ossian and died on 11 Apr 1968 in Ossian at age 56. They had four children: Robert, Dorothy, Janita, and Thomas.

6-Eugene George Meyer was born on 7 Feb 1918 in Fort Atkinson and died on 16 Oct 1993 in Calmar at age 75. Eugene married Dorothy Kovarik on 18 Oct 1943. Dorothy was born on 28 Feb 1918 in Springville and died in Oct 1981 in Calmar at age 63. They had three children: Jody, Tony, and Jeffrey.

6-Norbert Jerome Meyer was born in 1922. Norbert married Anna Harsch in 1944. Anna was born in 1903 and died in 1982 at age 79.

5-Elizabeth Mary Louise Meyer was born on 13 May 1883 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Nov 1970 in California at age 87. Mary married Hiram Wharff, son of William H. Wharff and Alice Eldora McLaughlin. He was born on 19 Mar 1888 in Decama, Nebraska and died on 6 Mar 1964. They had six children: Glen W., Alice Louise, Edna Mae, Bernice Hazel, Arlene M., and Faye Ellen.

6-Glenn W. Wharff was born on 21 Jan 1908. He married Thelma Ann Ryan. She was born on 17 Feb 1917 and died on 10 Jul 2004 in Wichita Falls, Kansas.

6-Alice Louise Wharff was born on 19 Dec 1911. She married Jack A. Smith. He was born on 20 Jul 1911.

6-Edna Mae Wharff was born on 9 Sep 1913 and died in Aug 1984 in Red Oak,Montgomery Co., Iowa. She married Arthur G. Berggren on 1 Jun 1933. He was born on 20 Jun 1895 and died in Oct of 1978 in Red Oak.

6-Bernice Haxel Wharff was born on 8 Sep 1915 and died on 1 May 2002 in Fullerton, Orange Co., California. She married Lawrence S. Turner on 14 Mar 1948.

6-Arlene M. Wharff was born on 28 sep 1917. She married George C. Smith on 17 Sep 1936. He was born on 11 Nov 1912 and died on 20 Jul 1991 in Nebraska.

6-Faye Ellen Wharff was born on 15 Feb 1921. She married Elmer Richmond Parker on 10 Nov 1940. He was born on 11 Aug 1916. They lived in Menifee and Sun City, California before moving to Mountain View, Arkansas.

5-Leo August Meyer was born on 17 Oct 1886 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Apr 1951 in St. Charles at age 64. Leo married Mae Shutt. Mae was born on 18 Apr 1890. He was a cords-man and they lived in a cabin in the woods east of Saint Lucas on land purchased from his parents, Herman and Katherine on 30 Jan 1982. He sold the land on 7 Sep 1893 for $2,000 to John B. Boyer and moved to St. Marys.

4-Maria Elisabeth Meyer was born on 23 Apr 1833 in Barlage, Ksp.

4-John Myers was born on 15 Dec 1834 in Washington Co., Pennsylvania and died on 19 Nov 1910 in Big Stone Co., Minnesota at age 75. John married Mary Jane Laird, daughter of John Laird and Margaret Logan, on 12 Nov 1862 in St. Lucas. Mary was born on 2 Jun 1842 in Huntington Co., Pennsylvania and died on 10 Apr 1914 in Beardsley, Big Stone Co., Minnesota at age 71. They had eight children. Harmon Myers was a witness at their marriage.

He was a wagon maker and a blacksmith. The 1870 Iowa census for Auburn Township in Fayette Co., shows the family: Myers, John, age 36, a farmer born in PA.; his wife, M.J., age 28, born in PA; W.H., age 6 and G.D., age 4. Information from the HISTORY OF FAYETTE CO., page 630 show s that John was a wagon maker living in Wacoma. He was born in Washington Co., and came to Iowa in 1852. He first settled at the Old Mission, Winneshick Co., where he lived for two years. He then moved to Stotledown where he lived until he was married in 1863 to Mary J. Laired, who was born in PA in 1836. They had four children, Wm H.; George L., Amadius A.; and James T. They lost Francis D. He then lived in Twin Springs where he was in the hotel business. In 1878 with Stephen Still, he built a shop to manufacture wagons and do blacksmithing. He was Assesor at Twin Springs and served two terms as School Director and Supervisor for four years. He was one of the early settlers. They were members of the Catholic Church. NOTE: The above was written in 1878 and therefore does not include the three children born after 1878. In 1892 when his father died, he was 53 years old, living in Granville Minnesota. Moved to Beardsley, Big Stone Co., Minnesota where he died.

5-William H. Myers was christened on 4 Jan 1865 in St. Lucas. His Godparents were Harmon Myers and Margaretha Laird. He died on 1 Sep 1939 in Shakopee, Scott Co., Minnesotaat age 74. William married Margaret Downs on 3 Nov 1891. Margaret was born in 1872. They had three children: Jerome, Thomas M., and Richard D.

6-Jerome Myers was born in 1910 in Beardsley, Big Stone Co., Minnesota.

6-Thomas M. Myers was born in 1913 in Beardsley.

6-Richard D. Myers was born in 1915 in Beardsley.

5-George L. Myers was christened on 25 Apr 1866 in St. Lucas. His Godparents were John Laird and Caherine Meyer. He died on 5 Jan 1918 in Traverse Co., Minnesota at age 51. George married Mary Kelly on 28 Oct 1885.

5-Francis Dessel Myer was born on 16 Mar 1868 in Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 11 Sep 1869 at age 1.

5-Amadius A. Myers was born on 22 Nov 1871 in Fayette Co.,Iowa and died on 15 May 1950 at age 78. Amadius married Mary King on 12 Feb 1900 in Traverse Co., Minnesota. Mary was born on 16 Nov 1876.

5-James T. Myers was born on 13 Jun 1873 in Fayette Co., and died on 11 May 1963 in Beardsly, Minnesota at age 89.

5-Marie Jane Myers was born on 30 Oct 1878 in Fayette Co., Iowa and died on 2 Apr 1959 in Rochester, Minnesota at age 80.

5-Michael James Myers was born on 30 Jun 1881 in Traverse Co., Minnesota and died on 4 Jan 1954 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota at age 72. Michael married Mary H. She was born in 1897 in Minnesota. They had four children.

6-Eileen A. Myers was born in 1920 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.She married Raymond Gaiovnik. She was born on 1 Jun 1915 and died in Apr 1985 in St. Paul. They had four children.

7-Raymond John Gaiovnik was born on 29 Jun 1941 in St. Paul.

7-Michael James Gaiovnik was born on 26 Feb 1943 in St. Paul.

7-Judith Eileen Gaiovnik was born on 14 May 1944 in St. Paul. She married Michael Joel Auer. They had two children: Theresa Marie and Daniel James.

7-Joseph Alan Gaiovnik was born on 6 Jul 1956 in St. Paul.

6-Lawrence John Myers was born on 15 May 1925 in St. Paul. He married Catherine Ann Loughney. She was born on 20 Feb 1933 and died on 15 Sep 1987 in St. Paul. They had two children.

7-Peter Joseph Myers was born on 10 Jul 1967.

7-Monica Theres Myers was born on 24 Dec 1974.

6-DeAnn Myers was born in 1926 in St. Paul.

6-Michael J. Myers was born in 1927 in St. Paul.

5-Margaret A. Myers was born on 30 Jan 1885 in Traverse Co., Minnesota and died on 20 Mar 1966 in San Francisco, California at age 81.

4-Henry J. Meyer was born in 1835 and died in West Union. He married Rose. In his will, his wife is listed as Rose and he left $300.00 to St. Lucas Catholic Church. He was living in West Union at the time of his death.

4-Mary Meyer was born from 1836 to 1837 in Pennsylvania, died on 30 Apr 1914 in St. Lucas at age 77, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. Her father's will shows she was 55 yrs old in 1892. She was living in St. Lucas. Mary married Antone (Anthony) Vondersitt Sr., son of Anton Vondersitt, on 27 Dec 1856 in St. Lucas. Antone was born about 1833 in Regensburg, Prussia, died on 20 Aug 1921 in St. Lucas about age 88, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. They had nine children. He emigrated circa 1832. They appear in the 1880 census in St. Lucas.

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5-Caroline Vondersitt was born on 26 Apr 1859 in St. Lucas and died on 18 Mar 1864 at age 4.

5-John Vondersitt was born on 5 Jun 1862 in St. Lucas, died on 17 May 1926 in St. Lucas at age 63, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. In 1920, he was 35 years old and lived with his parents on the farm.

5-Anton John Vondersitt was born on 20 Jun 1864 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jun 1960 at age 95. Anton married Theresa Foreman, daughter of John Henry Foreman and Mary Zbornick, in 1889. Theresa was born in Oct 1864 in St. Lucas and died before 1920. They had eight children.

6-John H. Vondersitt was born on 18 Feb 1890 in Festina, died on 10 Jan 1910 in St. Lucas at age 19, and was buried in Saint Lucas Cemetery.

6-Anthon B. Vondersitt was born on 17 Oct 1891 in Festina and died in Nov 1985 in Calmar at age 94. Anthon married Emma Yirkovsky. Emma was born on 8 Oct 1896 and died in Dec 1971 in Calmar at age 75. They had four children. The 1900 census shows his wife as Mary, born June 1837. He registered for the draft in 1918 stating that he was a self-employed blacksmith and that he was married. In 1930, Anton & Emma lived in Calmar where he was employed as a repairman in a garage.

7-Donald J. Vondersitt was born on 10 Oct 1917 in Calmar and died on 21 Jul 1996 in Calmar at age 78.

7-Ruth Ann Vondersitt was born on 3 Sep 1919 in Calmar and died on 24 Feb 2001 in Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., California of cancer at age 81. Ruth married Felix Leonard Huinker, son of John Henry Hinker Jr. and Rose Houdek. Felix was born on 15 Dec 1915. They had two children: Carole Jean and Lanny Joe.

7-Marie Helen was born on 14 Aug 1923 in Calmar, died on 23 Dec 2005 at age 82, and was buried in St. Aloysius Cemetery.

7-Joseph J. Vondersitt was born on 17 Nov 1925 and died on 16 Feb 1997 in Calmar at age 71. Joseph married Lorraine. She was born on 31 Mar 1932 and died in Feb 1971 in Calmar at age 38. They had one son: Timothy Joe. Note: This is a probable wife, based on dates and location. Joseph next married Marie Helen. Marie was born on 13 Aug 1923.

6-Maria Vondersitt was born in Sep 1898 in Festina.

6-Annie Vondersitt was born in Nov 1896 in Festina.

6-William Vondersitt was born in Jul 1897 in Festina and died young. He did not register for the draft.

6-Clara Vondersitt was born in Feb 1899 in Festina.

6-Rose Vondersitt was born after 1900 in Festina.

6-Frank Vondersitt was born on 10 Oct 1906 in Festina. In 1930 he lived in Milwaukee where he was employed as a mechanic in a garage. By 1939 he was in Postville.

5-Anna Mary Vondersitt was born on 26 Apr 1867 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Aug 1867 in St. Lucas.

5-Rosa Vondersitt was born on 18 Jun 1870 in St. Lucas and died on 8 Aug 1870 in St. Lucas.

5-Theresa Vondersitt was born on 26 May 1872 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1873 at age 1.

5-Anna Maria Vondersitt was born on 26 Sep 1875 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Nov 1938 in St. Lucas at age 63. Anna married Henry Vorderbrueck, son of Henry John Vorderbruggen and Margaret Sonnet, on 5 Nov 1895 in St. Lucas. He was born on 4 Nov 1873 in Westphalen and died on 3 May 1928 in St. Lucas at age 54. They had three children: Anton, Clara, and Carl.

6-Anton Vorderbrueck was born on 12 Mar 1900 in Festina and died in Jun 1970 in Ossian at age 70.

6-Clara Vorderbrueck was born on 6 Feb 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Feb 1978 in Festina at age 74. Clara married Victor Schmitt, son of Clemens Schmitt and Anna Johanna Kuennen, on 2 Jun 1925. Victor was born on 22 Dec 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Oct 1968 in West Union at age 70. They had two children.

7-Clementine Schmitt was born on 28 Dec 1927. She married Norman J. Kinkor. Norman was born on 19 Sep 1925 and died on 30 May 1982 at age 56. They had two children. They had five children.

7-Florian Anton Schmitt was born on 18 Feb 1930. He married Dorothy Ann Bruess. She was born in 1935. They had seven children.

6-Carl Vorderbrueck was born in 1910 in Festina and died in 1910.

5-Elizabeth Vondersitt was born on 8 May 1878 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Aug 1878 in St. Lucas.

5-Mary Vondersitt was born on 20 Aug 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Feb 1950 in St. Lucas at age 70. In 1920 she was 20 years old and lived with her parents on the farm.

4-Caroline Meyer was born on 1 Jul 1840 in Pennsylvania and died on 13 Apr 1925 in St. Lucas at age 84. Caroline married George Limke, son of Harman Limke and Catharina Maria Peitzmeier, on 3 Feb 1863 in St. Lucas. George was born on 9 Aug 1832, died on 9 Sep 1890 in St. Marys, Iowa at age 58, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had eight children.

They had ten children with eight of them living in 1900. In 1930, Caroline, a widow, lived with her children Lizzie, John and Kathie in Jackson, Warren Co., Iowa. In 1892 when her father died, she was 49 years old, living in St. Marys, Warren Co. Her name was spelled Limke. She is listed in her brother's obituary in 1920 as living in St. Mary's Iowa. Her name is spelled Lempke.

5-Herman Charles Limke was born in 1869 and died in 1931 at age 62. He married Elizabeth Miller on 25 May 1895.

5-Christopher H. Limke was born on 24 Aug 1870. He married Mary Catherine Bussanmus on 8 Feb 1898 in Iowa. Mary was born on 4 Aug 1877 in Crawford Twp. They had five children. The 1920 census shows them living in East Orange, Sioux Co.,Iowa, Chris H., his wife, Mary C., and two children, Julia M. and Edwin C. In 1930 they lived in Primghar with their son, Harry, age 25.

6-Otto Willi am Limke was born on 14 Jan 1899 in Jackson Twp., Iowa and died on 22 Oct 1986 in Alameda Co.,California at age 87. In 1900 he lived in Summit, O'Brien Co., Iowa where he was employed as a laborer. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating his father was Chris Limke. He was employed as a farm laborer in Paullina, O'Brien Co., Iowa.

6-Theodore G. Limke was born on 19 May 1901 in Jackson Twp. and died on 21 Jul 1960 in Primghar, at age 59. Theodore married Evelyn Sheets.

6-Harry J. Limke was born in 1905.

6-Julia M. Limke was born in 1908 in East Orange, Sioux Co., Iowa.

6-Edwin C. Limke was born on 9 Dec 1912 in East Orange and died on 19 Dec 2003 in Pico Rivera, Los Angeles Co., California at age 91.

5-Adelaide Limke was born in 1873 and died in 1958 in Saint Marys at age 85. She married Frank Gehringer. Frank was born in 1867. They had five children. They were not found in the 1900 census. In 1910 their neighbors were Henry and William Croatt, Caroline Limke and Theodore Lippold. In 1930 only Fred was still living with Frank and Addie.

6-George Christopher Gehringer was born on 19 Oct 1892 in Jackson. His draft registration shows he was a self-employed merchant, born in Jackson Twp. and that he was married.

6-Edward Paul Gehringer was born on 10 Sep 1893 in Jackson and died in Jul 1986 in Saint Marys, at age 92. He married Elizabeth J. They had five children.

7-Francis Edward Gehringer was born on 5 Sep 1920 in Jackson.

7-Mary M. Gehringer was born in 1922 in Jackson.

7-Lester G. Gehringer was born on 25 Dec 1923 in Jackson, died in Apr 1978.

7-Gabriel Gehringer was born in 1926 in Jackson.

7-Maurice Sylvester Gehringer was born on 13 Apr 1927 in Jackson. He married Charlotte M. They had a daughter, Beth Ann.

6-Lewis Hermon Gehringer was born on 17 Jul 1895 in Jackson.

6-Ignatius Joseph Gehringer was born on 20 Sep 1899 in Jackson.

6-Fred Gehringer was born on 4 Jun 1904 in Jackson. He died in Aug 1974 in Des Moines.

5-Anna Mary Limke was born on 11 Jun 1874 in St. Lucas and died on 20 May 1951 in St. Marys at age 76.Her Godparents were William Meyers and Anna Mary Wichman. Anna married William Croatt, son of Nicholas Croatt and Magdalena Groff, on 14 Jan 1896 in St. Marys. The witnesses at their marriage were Henry Croatt and Frances Limke. William was born on 13 Apr 1865 in Churchville, Warren Co., Iowa and died on 23 Oct 1944 in St. Marys at age 79. They had six children.

6-Lawrence William Croatt was born on 8 Mar 1897 in St. Marys. Lawrence married Rose Sophia McElwee on 21 Jan 1920 in Churchville. Rose was born on 2 Jan 1895 in Pocohontas Co., Iowa and died on 16 Sep 1993 in Des Moines at age 98. They had six children.

7-Florence Marie Croatt was born on 14 Feb 1921 in St. Marys. Florence married Carl Eric Reelitz on 20 Sep 1945 in Oklahoma. Carl was born on 16 Aug 1919.

7-Edward William Croatt was born on 4 May 1923 in St. Marys. Edward married Joy Porter on 29 Nov 1947. Joy was born on 8 Apr 1929 and died on 1 Sep 1996 in Liberty, Missouri at age 67.

7-Louis John Croatt was born on 31 Oct 1924 in St. Marys and died on 17 Mar 1982 in Des Moines at age 57. Louis married Helen Louise Stickelman on 8 Nov 1947 in Lenox, Iowa. Helen was born on 23 Aug 1925 in Bedford, Iowa.

7-Charles Anthony Croatt was born on 1 Aug 1927 in St. Marys. Charles married Elizabeth Mae Harless on 21 Jan 1952 in Des Moines. Elizabeth was born on 3 May 1930 in Des Moines and died on 29 Apr 2000 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois at age 69.

7-Delores M. Croatt was born in 1931. Delores married Richard Lee Brown. Richard was born on 3 Dec 1930 in Des Moines and died on 31 Jan 1996 in Chicago Heights at age 65.

7-Margaret M. Croatt was born in 1933. Margaret married Leonard James Theiler. Leonard was born on 5 Jun 1928 in Omaha and died on 13 Dec 1989 in Minneapolis at age 61.

6-Oliver Theodore Croatt was born on 20 Jul 1899 in St. Marys, was christened on 3 Aug 1899 in Immaculate Conception, and died on 18 Mar 1951 in St. Marys of cancer at age 51. Oliver married Irene Wilgenbush on 12 Sep 1934 in Immaculate Conception. Irene was born on 12 Aug 1906 in Halbrite, Sask., Canada. They had six children.

7-Carol Ann Croatt married Frank Albert Kubik. Frank was born on 28 Mar 1933 in Marshalltown.

7-Kenneth Hugo Croatt was born on 10 Jun 1942, died on 17 Dec 1994 in St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. He married Tracy Hoyt.

7-Dr. Thomas Croatt married Miss Swope.

7-Michael Croatt

7-Ellen Marie Croatt was born on 24 Jun 1941. She married Frank Celsi. He was born on 3 Jun 1930.

7-Dr. John J. Croatt

6-Leona Anna Croatt was born on 28 Oct 1901 in St. Mary.

6-Clara Florence Croatt was born on 28 Oct 1901 in St. Marys.

6-LeRoy Sylvester Croatt was born on 14 Dec 1908 in St. Marys and died on 30 Jan 1966 in St. Marys at age 57.

6-Francis August Croatt was born on 27 Dec 1912 in St. Marys.

5-Frances M. Limke was born on 24 Jun 1876 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Mar 1955 in St. Marys, Iowa at age 78. Frances married Joseph B. Schulte on 15 Nov 1898. Joseph was born on 27 Mar 1865 in New Vienna Twp., Dubuque Co., Iowa and died on 9 Dec 1957 in St. Mary's at age 92. They had two children.

6-Lawrence B. Schulte was born on 27 Mar 1907 in Jackson Twp., Warren Co., Iowa, died on 26 Jul 1991 in Indianola Samaritan Center, ndianola Iowa at age 84, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Lawrence married Louise Berning on 14 May 1935 in St. Mary's. Louise was born on 2 May 1910 and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.

6-Mary Lucille Schulte was born on 26 Sep 1914 in St. Marys, died on 15 Dec 2001 in Des Moines at age 87, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Mary married Ray Dean Carpenter on 26 Dec 1935 in Des Moines. Ray was born on 13 Feb 1914 and died on 11 May 1993 in St. Marys at age 79.

5-Elizabeth Limke was born on 8 Feb 1879 and died on 19 Nov 1970 at age 91. Elizabeth married Theodore Lippold, son of Ferdinand Lippold and Anna Maria Pfeil, in 1900. Theodore was born on 28 Dec 1873 in St. Marys and died in 1959 in St. Marys at age 86. They had four children. They moved to Des Moines but two floods of the Des Moines River convinced them to return to St. Marys. Theodore purchased the two Schulte general stores and joined them together to form the Theo Lippold General Store, a business he operated for 55 years with the help of their daughter, Irene.

6-Irene Lippold was born in 1902 in Jackson.

6-Lavirtus T. Lippold was born on 29 Oct 1905. Lavirtus married Mary B. Mary was born in 1908 and died in 1968 in St. Marys at age 60.

6-Wilbur Joseph Lippold was born on 8 Aug 1911 in St. Marys. Wilbur married Mary Catherine Klemm, daughter of John A. Klemm and Agnes L. Rose, on 30 Jun 1934 in St. Augustin's Catholic Church, Des Moines. Mary was born on 25 Jan 1912 in Des Moines. After their marriage they lived with his parents until they found a house of their own. Wilbur operated the gas station and then joined his brother in the trucking business. He was employed at the Ordinance Plant at Ankey until the end of WWII. They had five children.

7-Eugene Joseph Lippold was born on 29 Dec 1934.

7-Dennis Andrew Lippold was born on 1 Jun 1936.

7-Geraldine Louise Lippold

7-Floyd James Lippold was born on 15 Jun 1939.

7-Kathleen Marie Lippold

6-Gregory M. Lippold was born on 28 Aug 1917. Gregory married Marilyn W. Marilyn was born on 25 Oct 1922.

5-John H. Limke was born on 1 Aug 1881 and died on 11 Aug 1952 at age 71. John married Mayme Schulte. Mayme was born in 1880 in Iowa. They had two children.

6-Laura Limke was born in 1911 in Jackson.

6-Magdaline Limke was born in 1914 in Jackson.

5-Katherine (Kate) Limke was born on 1 Jan 1884 in St. Marys and died on 24 Dec 1905 in St. Marys at age 21. Buried with her mother at St. Marys Cemetery.

4-Mathilda (Ottilia) Meyer/Myers was born on 17 Oct 1844 in Pennsylvania, died on 29 Jan 1908 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 63, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. Matilda, age 45 was living in St. Marys in 1892 when her father died. Mathilda married Henry H. Limke, son of Harman Limke and Catharina Maria Peitzmeier, on 22 Jul 1865 in St. Lucas. Henry was born on 23 Feb 1838 in Prussia, died on 8 Apr 1909 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 71, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. They had 12 children. In 1880 he was a farmer in Sec. 2 in St. Marys, Warren Co. The name was recorded as Limpke.

5-Henry/Harmon H. Limke was born on 17 Oct 1865 in St. Lucas, died on 22 Sep 1945 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 79, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. He married Elizabeth Josephine Schumacher, daughter of William Schumacher and Anna Marie (Mary) Berwing, on 11 Apr 1893 in St. Marys. Elizabeth was born on 15 Apr 1871 in Petersburg, Delaware Co., Iowa, died on 15 May 1933 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 62, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. They had ten children. In 1900 they lived in Eason, Pottawatomie Co.,Oklahoma. The name was spelled as Limky.

6-Mary F. Limke was born on 2 Feb 1894, died on 20 Jun 1894 and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery.

6-William Albert Limke was born on 18 Aug 1897 in St. Marys and died in Mar 1959 at age 61.

6-Henry William Limke was born on 15 Dec 1895 in Eason, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma. Henry married Rose Margaret Meinert, daughter of Bernard Albert Meinert and Wilhelmina Elizabeth Meissen.

6-Laura M. Limke was born in 1903.

6-Theodore Harman Limke was born on 25 Sep 1899, died on 5 Jan 1919 in Trusdale, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 19, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery.

6-Anna R. Limke was born in 1905.

6-Lawrence G. Limke was born on 2 Feb 1909, died on 8 Oct 1910 at age 1, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery.

6-John C. Limke was born on 15 Apr 1907, died on 27 Sep 1981 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 74, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery.

6-Clara Limke was born in 1914 in Eason.

6-Joseph (Joe) Limke was born in 1915 in Eason.

5-Josephine Katherine Limke was born on 7 Aug 1867 in Petersburg, Delaware Co., Iowa, died on 19 Sep 1955 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 88, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Josephine married William Joseph Schumacher, son of William Schumacher and Anna Marie (Mary) Berwing, on 11 Apr 1893 in St. Marys. William was born on 3 Nov 1868 in Petersburg, Delaware Co., Iowa, died on 18 Aug 1956 in Wanette at age 87, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Another name for William was Joseph. They had four children. He appears in the 1895 Iowa census, born in Delaware Co., living in Jackson Twp. She appears as Katie J. Schumacher, age 26, born in Fayette Co. He is burried as Joseph W. Schumacher.

6-Henry William Schumacher was born on 6 May 1895 in Saint Marys, died on 10 Aug 1970 in Wanette, Oklahoma at age 75, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. In Sep of 1918 he registered for the draft stating that he was born 6 May 1895 in Saint Marys. He was single and employed on his father's farm. His date of birth on the SS Index is 6 May 1894.

6-Frank Harmon Schumacher was born on 28 May 1901 in Eason, Oklahoma.

6-Pauline L. Schumacher was born in 1904 in Eason.

6-Madeline Schumacher was born in 1906 in Eason.

5-Philomena Caroline Limke was born on 26 Nov 1869 in St. Marys and died on 13 Mar 1958 in Geary at age 88. Philomena married Le Roy Henry Nuzum, son of George Gallagher Nuzum and Elizabeth Chambers, on 24 Sep 1889 in St. Marys, Warren Co., Iowa. Le was born in Jun 1867 and died on 10 Aug 1942 in Geary, Blaine Co., Oklahoma at age 75. They had six children.

6-Tillie A. Nuzum was born on 28 Jun 1890 in St. Marys and died on 2 Nov 1981 in Little Rock, Arkansas at age 91.

6-Rosa M. Nuzum was born on 11 Jan 1892 in St. Marys and died about 1990 in Kansas City, Missouri about age 98.

6-Frank Nuzum was born on 26 Dec 1894 in Trousdale and died on 21 Oct 1957 in Geary, Oklahoma at age 62.

6-Martha Nuzum was born on 18 Nov 1896 in Trousdale and died in Oct 1979 in Turlock, California at age 82.

6-Jesse Nuzum was born on 25 Aug 1906 in Geary and died on 13 Jun 1975 in Geary at age 68.

6-Isidore Nuzum was born on 10 Jun 1910 in Geary and died on 15 Mar 1977 in Geary at age 66.

5-Mary Ann Limke was born on 5 Apr 1872 in Jackson and died on 5 Aug 1878 at age 6.

5-Frank William Limke was born on 24 Aug 1874 in St. Marys, died on 1 Jan 1965 in Wanette, Oklahoma at age 90, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. He registered for the draft stating his nearest relative was listed as Lizzie Mary Limke. He appears in the 1910 census as Frank W. Limke. Frank married Elizabeth Mary Matlage on 22 Nov 1897. Elizabeth was born on 2 Dec 1879, died on 7 May 1972 in Wanette at age 92, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. They had seven children.

6-Edward Henry Limke was born on 20 Aug 1899 in Trousdale, died in May 1986 in Oklahoma City at age 86, and was buried in Tecumseh Mission. His nearest relative was listed as Frank Limke of Troutsdale. Edward married Ida Cone Harmon. Ida was born on 25 Feb 1901 and died on 25 May 2001 in Oklahoma City at age 100. They had six children.

6-Freda Limke was born in 1901.

6-Florence Limke was born on 20 Apr 1903 in Trousdale, Oklahoma and died on 22 Jan 1995 in Oklahoma City at age 91. Florence married Willie (Doc) Smith. They had four children.

6-Louise Limke was born on 11 Apr 1905 in Trousdale and died on 15 Jul 1987 in Oklahoma City at age 82. Louise married Charles Smith.

6-Gustie L. Limke was born on 6 Jul 1907 in Oklahoma, died in Dec 1985 in Konawa, Seminole Co., Oklahoma at age 78, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Gustie married Louise. Louise was born on 14 Mar 1914 and died on 29 Aug 1992 in Konawa, Seminole Co., Oklahoma at age 78.

6-Alfred W. Limke was born on 28 Aug 1909 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma, died on 22 Jun 1999 in Nueces Co., Texas at age 89, and was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

6-Clarence R. Limke was born on 28 Aug 1912 in Trousdale, and died on 10 Aug 2001 in Oklahoma City at age 88. Clarence married Thelma M. Thelma was born on 23 Nov 1923. They had a daughter, Linda.

7-Linda Limke married Gary Fryar.

5-Christopher John Limke was born on 13 Oct 1876 in Jackson, died on 11 Nov 1905 in Cleveland Co., Oklahoma at age 29, and was buried in St. John's Cemetery. Christopher married Mary L. Matlage, daughter of Barney Matlage, on 21 Apr 1903 in Eason. Mary was born in 1880 and died in Stuart, Iowa. They had three children. In 1880 they lived on a farm in Jackson Twp. In 1920 they lived in East Orange. Nearby were Rev. J. A. Gerleman and Rev. Anthony Rausch.

6-Pearl Elizabeth Limke was born on 14 Feb 1904, died on 4 Jul 1905 in Lexington, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma at age 1, and was buried in St. John's Cemetery.

6-Harold J. (Harry) Limke was born on 21 Apr 1904 in Jackson Twp., Warren Co., Iowa.

6-Leon Christopher Limke was born on 2 Aug 1905 in Lexington, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma and died on 22Jan 1981 in Des Moines at age 75. Leon married Alberta Louise John, daughter of Jesse Frank John and Elizabeth Beatrice Wickersham, on 13 Nov 1926 in Ankeny,Iowa. Alberta was born on 1 Mar 1908 in Davenport, died on 27 Dec 1986 in Little Rock, Buena Vista Co., Iowa at age 78, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Davenport. They had nine children.

5-Anna Mary Limke was born on 19 Aug 1879 in Jackson, died on 25 Jun 1969 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 89, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Anna married Bernard J. (Barney) Schumacher, son of William Schumacher and Anna Marie (Mary) Berwing, on 24 Oct 1899 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Indian Territory, Oklahoma. Bernard was born on 3 Apr 1870 in Iowa, died on 12 Jan 1962 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 91, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. They had ten children. Double stone w/ Bernard J. Schumacher; buried between Leonard J. & Albert L. Schumacher.

6-Agnes Schumacher married Mr. Smith.

6-Augustine W. Schumacher was born on 7 Sep 1900, died on 25 Sep 1902 at age 2, and was buried in St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. Tombstone reads "Son of Anna & Bernard".

6-Louis H. Schumacher was born on 19 Oct 1902, died in 1981 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 79, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. Louis married Ethel L.

6-Evelyn Josephine Schumacher was born on 31 Jan 1905, died on 21 Jul 1976 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 71, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. She is buried next to her brother, Leonard J. Schumacher.

6-Sylvester J. Schumacher was born on 21 Mar 1907.

6-Virginia Schumacher was born on 6 Mar 1909 and died in May 1978 in Geary at age 69. Virginia married Mr. Sanders.

6-Fred George Schumacher was born on 2 Apr 1909, died in Dec 1977 in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma at age 68, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. He is buried next to Albert Leo Schumacher.

6-Edward John Schumacher was born on 3 Dec 1913 in Trousdale, and died on 29 Jan 1994 in Oklahoma City at age 80. Edward married LaVonne. They had five children.

6-Leonard J. Schumacher was born on 5 Jul 1916, died on 27 Dec 1971 in Wanette at age 55, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Inscription: Okla, Tec5, 7 Medical Depot, WW II.

6-Albert Leo Schumacher was born on 16 Jul 1919, died on 24 Mar 1964 in Oklahoma City at age 44, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Albert married Rose.

5-Mary Magdalena (Lena) Limke was born on 15 Jan 1882 in Jackson and died on 5 Mar 1968 at age 86. Mary married Joseph Frederick Miller, son of Johann J. Miller and Dorothea Theresa Kirchner, on 2 Jan 1900 in St. Marys. Joseph was born on 22 Mar 1867 in Pennsylvania and died on 4 Mar 1935 in Lansing, Mower Co., Minnesota at age 67. They had five children: Clara M., Leonard H., Elizabeth M., Marcella J., and Sylvester S.

5-Catherine Limke was born on 10 Mar 1884 in St. Lucas and died in 1975 at age 91. Catherine married Patrick Sampier on 18 Jan 1905. Patrick was born in 1873 in Texas. They had one son: Eugene.

5-Dorothy Limke was born on 19 Jan 1886 and died in Jun 1907 at age 21. Dorothy married John Schoemann.

5-Mary Eleanor Limke was born in May 1889 and died in Nov 1907 at age 18. Mary married Bud Trousdale.

5-Clara Bertha Limke was born on 29 Feb 1892 in St. Marys,, died on 24 Jul 1975 in Wanette at age 83, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. Clara married Joseph Mathias Schoemann, son of Mathias Schoemann and Mary Elizabeth Behan, on 10 Oct 1911 in Wanette. Joseph was born on 13 Mar 1892 in Kansas, died on 7 Apr 1964 in Wanette at age 72, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. They had three children. Double tombstone with Joe M. Schoemann; buried beside Joe W. Schoemann & Venita F. Schoemann.

6-George Harman Schoemann was born on 14 Mar 1912 in Oklahoma and died on 23 Mar 1959 in Los Angeles at age 47.

6-DeLaine Schoemann was born on 7 Nov 1917 in Wanette, died on 25 Oct 1975 at age 57, and was buried in Wanette Cemetery. DeLaine married Frances Florine Forrester in 1936. They had four children: Gloria, Rebecca Alice, Dee Martin, and Larry Keith.

6-Joseph Mathias Schoemann Jr. was born on 13 Mar 1925 in Wanette and died on 30 Dec 1961 in Oklahoma City at age 36. Joseph married Venita F. Minick. Venita was born on 6 Mar 1930. They had five children: Claudia, Joe Allen, Daniel, Vicky, and Pat.

4-William Meyer was born on 21 Jun 1849 in Pennsylvania, died on 1 Jan 1920 in St. Lucas at age 70, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. William married Anna Maria (Mary) Budke, daughter of George Wessel Budke and Anna M. Suter, on 17 Oct 1874 in St. Lucas. Anna was born on 23 May 1848 in Illinois, died on 31 Oct 1930 in Waucoma at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had nine children: George William, Anna Marie, Sylvia, Frank Henry, Theodore Herman, Joseph Rudolph, Joseph Rudolph, Rose Theresa, and Bertha Elizabeth.

On their marriage certificate #71 her name was Budkie. They were married by Rev. U. Fray. The 1900 Iowa census for Auburn Township, Fayette Co. #142, shows the family: Myers, William, born March 1849 in PA. married 25 years; his wife, Mary A., born May 1850 in ILL. had 8 children, 5 still living; Frank H., born Mar 1879; Theodore H., born May 1881; Mary R. born July 1886 and Bertha E., born Feb. 1888. They lived on a farm 1 1/2 miles east of Waucoma until 1919.
Information from his Obituary. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1849 and came to Iowa as a child. His parents settled on a farm East of Waucoma where he lived until recently. He married Mary Budke at St. Lucas in 1873. They had eight children, three preceding him in death, George, age 16, Josie at age 6 and a second Josie at age 8. He was a hard working man and went through the hardships of pioneer life. He leaves to mourn him, his wife, 2 sons and 3 daughters; Mrs. Anna Bieker, Mrs. Rosie Meyers of St. Lucas, Mrs. Bertha Perry and Theodore Meyer of Waucoma. Also his brother, Theodore of Waucoma and his sister Mrs. Caroline Lempke of St. Mary's.

5-George William Meyer was born on 22 Aug 1875 in St. Lucas, was christened in 23 Aug, died on 12 Nov 1894 in Waucoma at age 19, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery.

5-Anna Marie Meyer was born on 12 Mar 1877 in St. Lucas, was christened on 13 Mar 1877, died on 25 May 1959 in St. Lucas at age 82, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Anna married John Schmitt, son of Jacob Schmitt and Elizabeth Lehrman, on 6 Nov 1894. John was born on 4 Apr 1863 in St. Lucas, died on 5 Feb 1909 in St. Lucas at age 45, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had five children.

6-Rose Schmitt was born on 22 Nov 1898 in Auburn Twp. and died on 19 Jun 1986 in Waucoma at age 87. Rose married Edward Joseph Franzen, son of Mathias Franzen and Barbara Balk. Edward was born on 29 Nov 1897 and died on 11 Mar 1979 at age 81. They had 12 children.

7-Lenora Anne Franzen was born on 21 Sep 1922 in St. Lucas, died on 2 Mar 1988 in Waucoma at age 65, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Lenora married Anslem Peter Hackman, son of Joseph Hackman and Theresia Schmitt, on 21 Sep 1943. Anslem was born on 11 Jan 1920, died on 4 Apr 2003 in Waucoma at age 83, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had three children: Rose Mary, Darlene Theresa, and Eileen Luella.

7-Matthew Franzen was born in 1923 and died as an infant.

7-Norbert Theodore Franzen was born on 21 Apr 1925 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Jan 2004 in Waucoma at age 78.

7-Agnes Mary Franzen was born on 26 Jul 1926 and died in Oct 1981 in Cresco at age 55. Agnes married Frank Pelikan. Frank was born on 12 Oct 1917 and died in May 1986 in Cresco at age 68. Agnes next married James John Benda. They had two children: Darrell James and Duane E.

7-Linus M. Franzen was born on 16 Oct 1928. Linus married Anna Mae. Anna was born on 17 Dec 1934.

7-Julius Carl Franzen was born on 28 Mar 1930 and died on 8 May 2000 in Waucoma at age 70.

7-Luella Bertha Franzen was born on 16 Nov 1932, died on 30 Sep 1997 in Calmar at age 64, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. Luella married Francis A. Holthaus, son of Felix Alphonse Holthaus and Agnes Schmitt. Francis was born on 6 Jan 1933. They had three children: Richard, Ronald E., and Denise.

7-Emma Franzen was born on 12 Apr 1934 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Jan 2003 at age 68.

7-Delbert L. Franzen was born on 25 Dec 1938 in Waucoma. Delbert married Margaret Ann (Peggy). Margaret was born on 4 Dec 1946.

7-Mathias Franzen

7-Donald Alex Franzen was born on 24 Mar 1940 in St. Lucas.

7-Dean Edward Franzen was born on 14 Aug 1958 in New Hampton. Dean married Nancy Marie Duetsch on 16 Sep 1978. Nancy was born in 1959. They had two children: Brooke M. and Amy Lynn.

6-Elizabeth Schmitt was born on 14 Jun 1901 in St. Lucas and died young of Diptheria.

6-Clara Frances Schmitt was born on 31 Dec 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Apr 1985 in Hawkeye at age 82. Clara married Michael Franzen, son of Mathias Franzen and Barbara Balk, on 5 Jun 1923. Michael was born on 24 Dec 1901 in St. Lucas and died in Mar 1979 in Hawkeye at age 77. They had five children.

7-Marcella Ann Franzen was born on 13 Jul 1924 in St. Lucas. Marcella married Leonard C. Blong, son of Joseph Blong Jr. and Katherine Kuennen. Leonard was born on 4 Jul 1921, died on 20 Oct 1996 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 75, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery.

7-Albert George Franzen was born on 6 Apr 1926 in Hawkeye. In 1944 he lived in Hawkeye. They moved to Waucoma. Albert married Irene Minnie Croatt, daughter of Jacob Croatt and Josephine Unze. Irene was born on 24 Jan 1930. They had six children: Judy Josephine, Janice Kay, Diane Marie, Bonnie Sue, James Allan (Jim), and Robert Duane.

7-Anne Lora Franzen was born in 1928 in St. Lucas.

7-Laverne Edward (Eddie) Franzen was born on 29 Sep 1929 in St. Lucas. He married Rosemary Croatt, daughter of Jacob Croatt and Josephine Unze. She was born on 17 Jan 1935. They had three children: Debbie J., Daniel Jacob (Danny), and Denise Marie.

7-Leo Albert Franzen was born on 25 Oct 1933 in St. Lucas. Memorials given in memory of Julitta Bushman were from: Rosemary Langhals, Leo & Helen Franzen. Leo married Helen Magdalen Dorothy Moellers. Helen was born on 23 Jul 1934. They had five children: Magdalene Clara, Amy Marcella, Carl D., Alan A., and Bruce R.

6-Matilda Schmitt was born on 28 Apr 1905 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Apr 1984 in West Union at age 78. Matilda married Carl George Hackman, son of Gerhard Hackman and Theresia Bodensteiner, on 28 Apr 1925. Carl was born on 17 Apr 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 8 May 1984 in West Union at age 87. They had six children.

7-Ann M. Hackman was born on 30 Apr 1926 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jan 1958 in St. Lucas at age 31.

7-Arlene K. Hackman was born on 30 Apr 1928. She married Clifford Henry Bouska, son of Julius Michael Bouska and Mayme Schlichte, on 28 Apr 1948. Clifford was born on 30 Aug 1924, died on 24 May 2002 in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota at age 77, and was buried in Waucoma. They had nine children: Jean Ann, Joan Mary, Gary, Alan, David, Paul, Ann, Denise, and Kay.

7-Alberta Mary Hackman was born on 24 Nov 1930. Alberta married Laverne Charles Bouska on 17 Oct 1953. Laverne was born on 25 Aug 1929. They had a daughter, Karen Mary.

7-George Carl Hackman was born on 29 Jul 1934, died on 24 Jan 2004 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 69, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. He married Mary Ann Sabelka on 14 Jun 1956 in Reily Ridge Catholic Church, Lawler. She was born on 17 Aug 1936. They had four children: Mark E., Michele, Wendy, and Lori.

7-Clarabelle A. Hackman was born on 7 May 1937. She married Howard F. Taylor on 31 May 1955. Howard was born on 26 Mar 1933. They had one son: Lyle J.

7-Jeanette A. Hackman was born on 19 Jan 1940. She married Elmer I. Buchheit, son of Nicholas J. Buchheit and Verena Miller, on 2 May 1963. Elmer was born on 26 May 1938. They had four children: Steven N., Leon C., Michael, and Scott H.

6-George E. Schmitt was born on 18 Mar 1907 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Mar 1999 in Cresco at age 91. George married Emma Busta on 3 Oct 1932. Emma was born on 2 Mar 1913 and died in Dec 1978 in Cresco at age 65. Anna next married William Bieker on 11 Oct 1910. He was born on 15 Apr 1880 in Germany and died on 23 Feb 1948 at age 67. They had three children: Bertha E., Mary, and Elizabeth.

6-Bertha E. Bieker was born on 13 Aug 1911, died on 9 Jul 1992 in Waterloo at age 80, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Bertha married Albert J. Lusson, son of Nicholas P. Lusson and Kathryn Kruse, on 5 Apr 1932. Albert was born on 13 May 1905 in St. Lucas, died in Dec 1956 at age 51, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had two children.

7-Merlin N. Lusson was born on 10 Oct 1939, died on 14 Jan 1996 in Waterloo at age 56, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. He married Lynn Dianne. Lynn was born on 17 Dec 1945. They had four children: Donnie, Lynn, Lee, and Amanda. His wife is not listed on his tombstone but the four children are. He served in the US Army, PFC.

7-Albert Wilbur Lusson was born on 23 Jul 1950. Albert married Ann Marie. Ann was born on 24 Jul 1947. They had one son: Andrew William.

6-Mary Bieker was born in 1914 in Auburn Twp. Mary married John H. Baumler, son of Martin Baumler and Barbara Bodensteiner, on 25 Apr 1933. John was born on 6 Jan 1896 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Nov 1949 in Rochester at age 53. They had four children.

7-Eugene Baumler died on 18 Apr 1959 in Lawler.

7-Verlene E. Baumler was born on 1 Jun 1937. She married Ronald John Maher. Ronald was born in 1936. They had three children: Robin L., Shelly J., and Rachelle Jean.

7-Sharalee Baumler was born in 1943. She married Donald F. Kurtenbach. He was born in 1941. They had three children: Michael J., Craig Jeffrey, and Scott J.

7-Linda L. Baumler was born on 12 Dec 1949. Linda married Lauren Kuehner, son of Carl N. Kuehner and Theresa A. Wurzer. He was born on 11 Apr 1949. They had four children: Travis John, Gwen M., Eric C., and Jessica.

Mary next married Raymond Kipp. Raymond was born in Festina. Lived in Lawler and Sarasota, Florida.

6-Elizabeth Bieker was born on 20 Apr 1915 and died on 16 Nov 1994 in New Hampton at age 79. Elizabeth married Leo Schaufenbuel, son of Joseph Schaufenbuel and Anna M. Langreck. Leo was born on 27 Mar 1909 in St. Lucas and died in Sep 1987 in New Hampton at age 78. They had two children.

7-Lyle W. Schaufenbuel was born on 20 Aug 1938. Lyle married Lou Ann Lukes. Lou was born on 13 Nov 1944. They had four children: Todd Michael, Denise, Amy L., and Tina K.

7-Ronald J. Schaufenbuel was born on 20 Sep 1941. He married Marilyn Bucholz. Marilyn was born on 3 Oct 1943. They had five children: Kimberly A., Bryan L., Darren, Jason Alan, and Angela K.

5-Sylvia Myers was christened on 13 Feb 1879 in Waucoma and died on 13 Feb 1879.

5-Frank Henry Meyer was born on 13 Feb 1879 in Eden Twp., was christened on 15 Feb 1879, died on 7 Apr 1959 in Waucoma at age 80, and was buried on 9 Apr 1959 in St. Mary's Cemetery. Frank married Frances Cecilia Rausch, daughter of John Joseph Rausch and Elizabeth Werner, on 27 Aug 1901 in Ft. Atkinson. Frances was born on 4 Feb 1881 in Fort Atkinson, died on 18 Apr 1918 in Waucoma at age 37, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had six children. They farmed east of Waucoma.

6-William F. Meyer was born on 10 Jul 1902 in Eden Twp. and died in Jan 1972 in Waucoma at age 69. William married Bertha M. Drilling, daughter of George J. Drilling and Katharine Maria (Katie) Wilhelm, in 1923. Bertha was born in May 1900 in Eden Twp. They had four children.

7-Esther C. Myers was born in 1925 in St. Lucas.

7-Margaret Myers was born in 1926 in St. Lucas.

7-Magdalene F. Myers was born in 1928 in St. Lucas.

7-Dorothy P. Myers was born in 1929 in St. Lucas.

6-Emma A. Myers was born on 13 Feb 1904 and died in Nov 1982 in Waucoma at age 78. She married Edward James Bouska, son of William J. (Will) Bouska and Ludwina Winter, on 26 Nov 1935. Edward was born on 15 Mar 1899 in Union, Fayette Co., Iowa and died on 25 Nov 1981 at age 82. They had three children.

7-Lois Ann Bouska was born on 30 Apr 1938. Lois married Gerald Joseph Baumler, son of Carl Andreas Baumler and Mathilda Elizabeth Scholbrock. Gerald was born on 17 Aug 1931. They had six children: Steven Joseph, Elizabeth Ann (Betty), Alice K., Laurie Jean, Kim J., and Amanda.

7-Lorna Frances Bouska was born on 16 Apr 1941. She married Donald Wayne Berk. He was born on 29 Dec 1938. They had three children; Teresa, Terry Wayne and Timothy W.

7-Francis Edward Bouska was born on 14 Dec 1944. He married Patricia Susan Weiglein. She was born on 7 Apr 1947. They had six children; Kevin, Marcia Kay, Duane Francis, Martin Joseph, Sarah Ann and Scott Edwards.

6-Philip Myers was born on 25 Jul 1906 in Eden Twp. and died in Oct 1978 in New Hampton at age 72. Philip married Emma Mary Liebold on 14 Feb 1928. Emma was born on 8 Apr 1907 and died on 17 Feb 2001 in New Hampton at age 93. They had one son.

7-Alvin Francis Myers was born on 28 Jan 1931. Alvin married Theresa Anna. They had two children.

8-Daniel A. Myers was born on 4 Feb 1963.

8-Lee E. Myers was born on 1 Oct 1965 in New Hampton.

6-Andrew Myers was born on 2 Oct 1908, died on 14 Nov 1911 in Waucoma at age 3, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.

6-Infant Myers was born on 9 Mar 1916, died on 9 Mar 1916 in Waucoma, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.

6-Johanna Myers was born in 1917 in Eden Twp., died in 1954 in Waucoma at age 37, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Johanna married Svend Aage Hemmingson on 30 Oct 1939. Svend was born on 7 Apr 1903 in Vordingsborg, Denmark, died in 1986 in Oelwein at age 83, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had four children: Roger Frank, Daniel Edward, Karen M., and Rosalie Emma.

Waterloo Daily Courier...18 May 1948..... "Svend Hemmingsen, Route 4, Waterloo, returned Monday from New York City, where he met his mother, Mrs. Thora Hemmingsen, who had sailed here from Vordingborg, Denmark, for a 12 month visit with her son and other relatives. Mrs. Hemmingsen had not seen her son in 25 years, and accompanied him here to meet his wife and children. Her five daughters live in Denmark. She will also see her sister and brother, Mrs. Karen Jorgensen, Seattle, Wash. and Hans Peter Rasmussen, St. Paul, Minn. during her stay in America. She has not seem them in the past 40 years."

7-Roger Frank Hemmingsen was born on 23 Oct 1940 in Freeborn Co., Minnesota. Roger married Sandra K. Keckler. Sandra was born on 1 Dec 1941. They live in Hazleton, Iowa.

7-Daniel Edward Hemmingsen was born on 10 Jul 1942 in Freeborn Co., Minnesota. Daniel married Claudia Jean Smith. Claudia was born on 5 May 1943. They had two children.

8-Jason David Hemmingsen was born on 31 Aug 1967.

8-Jodie L. Hemmingsen was born on 7 May 1971.

7-Karen M. Hemmingson was born on 4 Apr 1944. Karen married Morley Trent on 10 Jul 1962. Morley was born on 22 Feb 1940. They had three children.

8-Nicholas C. Trent was born on 19 Jun 1967. He married Joleen L. Joleen was born on 10 May 1965.

8-Dustin N. Trent was born on 28 Oct 1969. He married Laureen R. She was born in 1968.

8-Raphael L. Trent was born on 3 Jul 1971.

7-Rosalie Emma Hemmingson was born on 24 Oct 1945. Rosalie married James Thomas Weber on 16 Oct 1965. James was born on 1 Feb 1942. They had two children: Melinda K. and Christopher A.

5-Theodore Herman Myers was born on 8 May 1881 in Waucoma, was christened on 10 May 1881, died on 17 Feb 1961 in West Union at age 79, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Theodore married Mary Otters on 14 Oct 1902 in Waucoma. Mary was born on 22 Apr 1884 and died in Nov 1974 in West Union at age 90. They had four children. Records show he was 21 and she was 18 years old. They were known as Meyer and buried as Myers.

6-Glen C. Myers was born on 8 May 1904 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1972 in Waucoma at age 68. He married Mary Dickens.

6-Letha V. Myers was born on 28 Jan 1906 and died in Mar 1981 in West Union at age 75. Letha married Carl Ott, son of Michael Ott and Margareth. Carl was born in 1904 in St. Lucas.

6-Clifford N. Myers was born on 24 Jul 1909 and died on 18 Apr 1993 in Waucoma at age 83. Clifford married Loretta Mary Gebel, daughter of George Gebel and Barbara Gilbert, on 21 Oct 1930 in North Washington, Chickasaw Co., Iowa. Loretta was born on 22 Dec 1909 in Alta Vista and died on 15 Jan 2004 in New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at age 94. They had three children.

7-Cletus G. Myers was born on 27 Feb 1932. Cletus married Phoebe Elaine. Phoebe was born on 1 Apr 1931.

7-Arlene Myers was born on 3 Nov 1934. Arlene married Alfred Jacob Schmitt, son of Theodore L. Schmitt and Rose Croatt, on 28 Apr 1956. Alfred was born on 15 Feb 1932. They had three children.

8-Donna Jo Schmitt was born on 8 Aug 1958. Donna married David Karnik on 8 Aug 1980. David was born in 31 AR 1951. They had three children.

9-Korey Karnik was born on 1 Jul 1979.

9-Karly Karnik was born on 13 Mar 1985.

9-Kassidy Karnik was born on 22 Oct 1986.

8-Alan Schmitt was born on 10 Apr 1962. Alan married Jana Beatty on 1 Mar 1986. Jana was born in 30 Aug 1963. They had two children.

9-Amanda Jane Schmitt was born on 27 May 1988.

9-Matthew Theodore Schmitt was born on 8 Aug 1991.

8-Lori Schmitt was born on 7 Sep 1965. Lori married Greg Dela Rosa on 11 Sep 1987. Greg was born on 30 Apr 1965 in Austin, Texas. They had a daughter.

9-Marissa Angeline Dela Rosa was born on 17 Dec 1988 in Rochester, Minnesota.

7-Donald B. Myers was born on 15 Jan 1938. Donald married Sandy Kay. Sandy was born on 2 Jun 1941.

6-Clarence P. Myers was born on 4 Jul 1911 in St. Lucas and died in Nov 1971 in Ionia, Iowa at age 60. Clarence married Florence Cline.

5-Joseph Rudolph Myers was born on 14 Aug 1883 in St. Lucas, was christened on 15 Aug 1883, died on 15 Aug 1884 in St. Lucas of Diptheria at age 1, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery.

5-Joseph Rudolph Myers was born on 14 Aug 1884 in St. Lucas, was christened on 15 Aug 1884, and died on 19 Dec 1888 in St. Lucas of Pseudo membraneus croup-diptheria at age 4.

5-Rose Theresa Myers was born on 16 Jul 1886 in St. Lucas, was christened on 18 Jul 1886 in St. Luke's, and died on 7 Jul 1976 in St. Lucas at age 89. Rose married Henry D. Meyer, son of Peter Meyer and Mary Becker, on 18 Aug 1908. Henry was born on 15 Mar 1872 and died on 2 Mar 1952 at age 79. They had four children: Arnold, Frank, Theodore E., and Leo T.

Baptized as Theresa Rosina Meyer. Funeral services for Mrs. Rose Meyer, 89, were held at St. Luke's church July 12. Burial was in the parish cemetery wtih six grandsons as pallbearers; Kenneth, Arnold, Vernon, Dale, and Gerald Meyer. Rose Meyer, daughter of William and Mary Budke Meyer, was born at Waucoma, July 18, 1886. On August 18, 1908 she married Henry Meyer and they farmed in the St. Lucas area. She is survived by three sons, Frank of Ft. Atkinson, Leo in St. Lucas, and Theodore in Decorah; 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Anna Bieker, Mrs. Bertha Perry, Theodore H. and Frank Meyer.

6-Arnold Meyer Sr. was born on 18 Jul 1911 and died on 28 Oct 1948 at age 37. Arnold married Catherine M. Hackman, daughter of Herman H. Hackman and Johanna Bodensteiner. Catherine was born on 31 May 1911 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1982 in St. Lucas at age 71. They had one son.

7-Arnold Peter Meyer Jr. was born on 12 Jun 1925 in Calmar. He married Jeanne. They had two children.

8-Carole Cecelia Meyer was born on 22 Apr 1946. She married Richard Ervin Peterson in Oct 1966 in St. Aloysius in Calmar. They have three children, all born in Minnesota.

9-Kirsten Marie Peterson was born on 4 Dec 1968.

9-Erik Richard Peterson was born on 4 Oct 1974.

9-Signe Marie Peterson was born on 22 Nov 1976.

8-Brian Lewis Meyer was born on 1 Oct 1959 in Calmar. He married Mary Budziszewski. They have five children.

9-Jacob Meyer was born in 1986.

9-Jordan Meyer was born in 1987.

9-Seth Meyer was born in 1990.

9-Joshua Meyer was born in 1991.

9-Matthew Louis Meyer was born in Aug 1993.

6-Frank Meyer died after 1978 in Fort Atkinson. Frank married Viola Kuboushek. Viola was born on 10 Jun 1923 and died on 11 Dec 1996 in Fort Atkinson at age 73.

6-Theodore E. Meyer was born on 20 Dec 1921 in St. Lucas and died on 19 Apr 1987 in Decorah at age 65. He married Agnes Elaine Burke, daughter of Kieron Burke and Julia Kruse, on 12 Jun 1945. Agnes was born on 23 Nov 1928. They had nine children.

He died of cancer and was buried at St. Benedict's Cemetery. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He farmed in the Waucoma area until 1952, when he began farming in the Spillville and Fort Atkinson areas. He also worked at Lang's Dairy in Decorah. He also worked at Camcar in Decorah before he retired. Survivors shown were his wife, Agnes and nine children, Kenneth Edward, Atlanta, GA.; Jeanette Rose Exey of Decorah; David Joseph of Camanche; Mark Leo of Mankato, Minn; Dean Robert of Sibley; Roy Victor of Houston, Tx.; Julia Ann Kroll of Des Moines; Ann Marie Ten Eyck of Kansas City, MO; and Patti Jo, Des Moines. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Arnold and Leo.

7-Kenneth Meyer was born on 22 Aug 1946.

7-Jeanette Rose Meyer was born on 5 Apr 1948.

7-David Joseph Meyer was born on 6 Jul 1951.

7-Mark Leo Meyer was born on 21 May 1953.

7-Dean Robert Meyer was born on 9 Aug 1955.

7-Roy Victor Meyer was born on 9 Jul 1958.

7-Julia Ann Meyer was born on 26 Apr 1960.

7-Ann Marie Meyer was born from 1962 to 1963.

7-Patti Jo Meyer was born on 12 Jul 1964.

6-Leo T. Meyer was born on 27 Dec 1929 in St. Lucas, died on 20 Jul 1978 in St. Lucas at age 48, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Leo married Leosa Anne Lutkenhaus, daughter of Anthony (Tony) Lutkenhaus and Emma Wenthold, on 30 Jun 1953 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Festina. Leosa was born on 15 Dec 1933. They had four children.

He died from a heart attack. Services for Leo J. Meyer, 49, were held at St. Luke's church July 23. Burial was in the parish cemetery with Del Schmitt, Arthur Schmitt, Donald Kuennen, Wilfred Kuennen, Martin Kuennen and Robert Hemesath as pallbearers. He was born at St. Lucas Dec 27, 1929, the son of Henry and Rose Meyer. On June 30, 1953 he married Leosa Lutkenhaus at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Festina. Since their marriage they have farmed at the present home south of St. Lucas. Survivors include his wife; three sons and a daughter , Daniel of West Union, Dale, Alan and Janice at home, and two brothers, Theodore of Decorah and Frank of Fort Atkinson.

7-Daniel F. Meyer was born in 1955. Daniel married Ruth Ann Hoepfner, daughter of Howard Hoepfner. Ruth was born in 1958. They had one daughter: Sarah J.

7-Dale Edward Meyer was born in St. Lucas. Dale married Rose Marie Peterman.

7-Alan J. Meyer was born on 15 Apr 1962 in St. Lucas. Alan married Lola A. Lola was born on 3 Feb 1959.

7-Janice Meyer

5-Bertha Elizabeth Myers was born on 18 Jan 1888 in Waucoma and died on 23 Mar 1976 in Waucoma at age 88. Bertha married Joseph Perry, son of Nicholas Perry Jr. and Anna Robind, on 24 Aug 1909. Joseph was born on 1 Mar 1886 in St. Lucas and died in Nov 1969 in Waucoma at age 83. They had four children: Leonard T., Evelyn C., Rose V., and Donna Lee. They appear in the 1920 census in Eden, living next to William and Mary A. Meyer. They farmed east of Waucoma and later moved to Waucoma. They appear in the 1930 census with their three daughters. Leonard is not in the 1930 census.

6-Leonard T. Perry was born on 27 Aug 1910 in St. Lucas, died on 15 Jul 1934 in Waucoma at age 23, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Leonard married Katherine Hormisch.

6-Evelyn C. Perry was born on 3 Aug 1914 in Eden Twp. and died on 15 Nov 1993 in Cedar Rapids at age 79. Evelyn married William Gerleman, son of Anton F. Gerleman and Theresa. William was born on 22 Feb 1904 and died in Dec 1981 in Cedar Rapids at age 77.

6-Rose V. Perry was born on 1 Jun 1921 in Eden Twp. Rose married Edward A. Bouska on 30 Dec 1939 in Waucoma. Edward was born on 5 May 1915 in Waucoma and died on 28 Dec 1990 at age 75.

6-Donna Lee Perry was born in 1929 in Eden Twp. Donna married Noel W. Broadbent. Noel was born in 1925.

4-Theodore H. Meyer was born on 6 Jan 1852, died on 16 Sep 1933 in St. Lucas at age 81, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. He married Sophia Drilling, daughter of Franz Philip Drilling and Theresia Todt, on 29 Apr 1873 in St. Lucas. Sophia was born in 1853 in New York and died in 1876 in St. Lucas at age 23. They had two children. The marriage record shows Theresia Meyer, age 21, the daughter of Theodore Meyer and Sophia Drilling, married Frank Wilde, age 24, on May 16, 1893.

5-Theresa Meyer was born on 14 Mar 1874 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Jul 1929 in Mt. Angel, Marion Co., Oregon at age 55. She married Frank Wilde on 16 May 1893 in St. Lucas. Frank was born about 1869 in Fayette Co., Iowa. They had nine children. The marriage record shows Theresia Meyer, age 21, the daughter of Theodore Meyer and Sophia Drilling, married Frank Wilde, age 24, on May 16, 1893. In 1930, Frank lived in Mount Angel with his son, Albert.

6-Sophie Wilde was born in 1894 in Auburn Twp.

6-Mathilda Wilde was born in 1896 in Auburn Twp.

6-William H. Wilde was born on 9 Oct 1897 in Auburn Twp. and died on 7 Jun 1968 in Stanislaus Co., California. California death records show his mother's maiden name as Meyers. On 14 Nov 1928, he arrived in New York on the Carabobo from Maracaibo, Venezuela. His place of birth was recorded as St. Lucas, Iowa. On 6 Feb 1932 he arrived in New York on the Dutchess of Bedford from Curacao, Dutch West Indies.

6-Leo Wilde was born in 1901 in Auburn Twp.

6-John Wilde was born in 1902 in Auburn Twp.

6-Frank Wilde Jr. was born in 1905 in Auburn Twp.

6-Sister Madeline Wilde was born on 22 Mar 1907 in Auburn Twp. and died on 19 Apr 2001 in Mount Angel, Marion Co., Oregon at age 94.

6-Albert Wilde was born on 13 Sep 1912 in Auburn Twp. and died in Jan 1977 in Mount Angel, Oregon at age 64. Albert married Amanda Marie. Amanda was born on 25 Dec 1911.

6-Paul Richard Wilde was born in 1919. He married Marie La Porte. She was born in 1920. They had one son: John C..

5-Frank Meyer was born about 1876 in St. Lucas and died in 1876 in St. Lucas.

Theodore next married Elizabeth Budke, daughter of George Wessel Budke and Anna M. Suter, on 30 Oct 1876 in St. Lucas. Elizabeth was born on 1 May 1856 in Cascade, Iowa and died on 2 Apr 1948 in New Hampton at age 91. They had seven children.

5-Louis J. Meyer was born on 4 Jun 1878 in St. Lucas and died in Templeton. Louis married Mary. Mary was born in 1879. They had six children.

6-Katherine Meyer was born on 10 Jun 1907 in St. Lucas and died on 9 Mar 2000 in Hanover, Maryland at age 92. Katherine married Smith.

6-Verne Meyer was born in 1901 in Military Twp.

6-John Meyer was born in 1902 in Military Twp.

6-Esther Meyer was born in 1904 in Military Twp.

6-Anna Meyer was born in 1906 in Military Twp.

6-Lillie Meyer was born in 1907 in Military Twp.

5-Katherine Meyer was born in Jul 1879 in St. Lucas and died in 1951 in Waucoma at age 72. She married Jacob Lichter, son of John Lichter and Anna Maria Langreck, in St. Lucas. Jacob was born in Nov 1872 in Festina and died in 1937 in Iowa at age 65. They had two children.

6-Elizabeth Lichter was born in Apr 1899 in Washington, Winneshiek Co.

6-Theodore William Lichter was born on 28 Apr 1900 in Washington and died in 1956 at age 56. He registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 stating that he lived in Fort Atkinson and was a carpenter and a student. His nearest relative was Jacob Lichter. In the 1930 census he lived in Lodomillo, Clayton Co. and was a physician. Theodore married Bess H. Arthur in Strawberry Point, Clayton Co., Iowa. Bess was born on 11 Sep 1901 in Edgewood, Delaware Co., Iowa and died on 17 Apr 2003 at age 101.

5-Regina Meyer was born on 31 Jul 1883 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1968 in Waucoma at age 85. Regina married Frank Blong, son of John Baptiste Blong Sr. and Margaret, in St. Lucas. Frank was born on 28 Jul 1877 in Festina. They had six children.

6-Leo G. Blong was born on 12 Mar 1903 in St. Lucas and died in May 1981 in Dubuque at age 78. Leo married Margaret C. Schmitt, daughter of John Schmitt and Betha Elizabeth Boeding. Margaret was born on 22 Jun 1903 and died on 24 Aug 1999 at age 96. They had five children.

7-Margaret R. Blong was born on 13 Sep 1927. She married Michael E. Ronan. He was born on 7 Sep 1927.

7-Mary Anita Blong was born in 1929. She married Joseph J. Erickson.

7-Betty L. Blong was born on 22 Mar 1935. Betty married John William Arnzen Jr. John was born on 29 Mar 1931. They had one son.

8-Nicholas J. Arnzen was born on 8 Aug 1967.

7-Laura Therese Blong was born on 20 Apr 1939. She married John Charles Staudacher. John was born on 27 Mar 1939. They had three children.

8-Robert Lee Staudacher was born on 2 Dec 1963.

8-Lori Ann Staudacher was born in 1965.

8-Thomas Joseph Staudacher was born on 20 Sep 1971.

7-Lee D. Blong was born on 5 Apr 1941. Lee married Rebecca T. They had five children.

8-Jeffrey Lee Blong was born on 30 Jun 1965.

8-Daniel C. Blong was born in 1968.

8-Amy Leigh Blong was born in 1968.

8-Michael P. Blong was born on 23 Jul 1970.

8-Adam Jason Blong was born on 21 Jan 1981.

6-Theodore Edward Blong was born on 30 Mar 1907 in St. Lucas, died on 20 Apr 2000 in New Hope, Hennepin Co., Minnesota at age 93, and was buried in Eldridge, Scott Co., Iowa. He married Effie Kathryn Green in 1975 in Florida. Effie was born on 3 Dec 1917 and died on 9 May 2002 in Delray Beach, Palm Beach Co., at age 84.

6-Arnold J. Blong was born in 1914 in Eden Twp., and died in Jul 1964 in Iowa at age 50. He married Clementine Kuennen, daughter of John Henry Kuennen and Theresa J. ( Tracy ) Martin, on 13 Apr 1937. Clementine was born on 5 May 1908 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jan 1994 in Lawler at age 85. They had four children.

7-Robert F. Blong was born on 11 Jun 1938. He married Marilyn J. Neinhaus. She was born on 10 Apr 1938. They had three children.

8-Mark R. Blong was born on 10 Aug 1962. Mark married Jodi A. Johndro in 2000 in Freeborn Co., Minnesota. Jodi was born on 1 Jan 1964 in Minnesota.

8-John A. Blong was born on 31 Oct 1963. John married Michelle Sevley in 1985. She was born on 8 Feb 1965. They had two children: Tyler and Jacob.

8-Thomas J. Blong was born on 1 Jan 1965. He married Karen M. Kokott. She was born on 1 Jan 1965.

7-Ronald J. Blong was born on 12 Jul 1940. He married Berniece K. Greiner. She was born on 21 May 1942. They had three children: Ricky Ronald, Annette M., and Stephanie L.

8-Ricky Ronald Blong was born in 1962. Ricky married Marcia Hartner. They had two children: Joshua and Jeremy. They lived in North Carolina.

8-Annette M. Blong was born in 1963. She married Dave Owens. They had one son: John.

8-Stephanie L. Blong was born on 8 Feb 1968. She married James V. Devine. James was born on 7 Jan 1968. They had one son: Justin.

7-Terrance J. Blong was born on 27 Jan 1944. He married Joanne K. She was born on 9 Nov 1936. They had three children.

8-Michael Blong was born on 5 Jun 1959.

8-Julie A. Blong was born on 8 Feb 1962. She married Richard Beine. Richard was born on 31 Dec 1958. They had two children: Jessica Ann and Rebecca.

8-Timothy J. Blong was born on 19 Jun 1966. Timothy married Kaye Ott. They had one son: Tyler.

Terrance next married Jo Ann Sisson.

7-Allen Ted Blong was born on 1 Mar 1947. He married Carla M. Schmidt. Carla was born in 1953. They had two children.

8-Andrea Blong was born in 1981.

8-Christopher Carl Blong was born on 2 Sep 1983.

Allen next married Susan Schmitt.

6-Joseph Leonard Blong was born in 1916 in Eden, Iowa. He married Mary Irene. Mary was born in 1918.

6-Edward T. Blong was born on 23 Mar 1919 in Eden and died in Jun 1979 in Waterloo at age 60. He married Erma Kathryn Perry, daughter of Victor Perry Sr. and Teresa. Erma was born 30 sep 19920 in St. Lucas.

6-Elizabeth M. Blong was born in 1929 in Eden Twp.

5-Theodore B. Meyer was born on 2 Feb 1885 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Jun 1975 in New Hampton at age 90. Theodore married Helena Balk, daughter of Ulrich Balk Sr. and Margaretha Wittman, on 27 Oct 1905 in St. Lucas. Helena was born on 28 Mar 1888 in St. Lucas, died on 27 Sep 1982 in St. Lucas at age 94, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had six children.

They gave a mortgage on March 20, 1934, to Elizabeth Meyer for 80 acres of the NW quarter of Sec. 5, and the West half o f the SW quarter in Sec. 5, the north 37 1/2 acres of the NE quarter of the SW quarter in Sec. 5, TWP 95 north, range 9 west. $6,000 was due March 20, 1939. This was released on margin by Elizabeth Meyer, May 15, 1934. Book 145, page 388. The 1925 census for St. Lucas shows the family: Theodore , age 40, a farmer; his wife, Helena, age 36; and their children, Leo, age 17; Fidelis, age 12; Herbert, age 8; Irene, age 3; Cletus, age 1 and Lizzie, age 15. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, October 24, 1965 with a Thanksgiving high mass at 10:00 i n St. Luke's Catholic Church. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer are the parents of six children, Leo of Dallas, Tx; Fidelis and Cletus of St. Lucas; Herbert of New Hampton; Elizabeth, Mrs. Frank Kuennen of West Union, and Irene, Mrs. Hugo Dietzenbach of Waucoma. They also have 33 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Helen Meyer observed her 90th birthday Sunday, March 26 (1978) with a mass in St. Luke's church offered by Father Richard Bohr. Servers were her grandson and great grandson, Thomas Meyer and Wayne Kuennen. Following the mass, a pot luck dinner was served in the church parlor by family members. Attending the celebration were her children, Mr. and Mrs. F rank Kuennen, Fidelis Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Meyer of St. Lucas; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Meyer of New Hampton and Mr. a nd Mrs. Hugo Dietzenbach of Waucoma, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her son Leo Meyer of Dallas was unable to attend.

They spent most of their life farming west of St. Lucas. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on 24 October 1965. He is survived by his wife, four sons and two daughters; Leo Meyer of Dallas, Elizabeth at home, Herbert Meyer of New Hampton, Irene Meyer of St. Lucas, a brother, George Meyer of Waucoma, 34 grandchildren, 62 great-grand children and one great- great-grandchild. He was a member of the St. Luke's Rosary Society. He die dat New Hampton on June 12 where he was a patient Meyer was born on 25 Dec 1907 in St. Lucas and died in Nov 1990 in Ellinger, Tarrant, Texas at age 82. His father's obit noted his son was living in Dallas.

6-Elizabeth Meyer was born on 24 Mar 1909 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Dec 2002 in St. Lucas at age 93. Elizabeth married Frank Conrad Kuennen, son of Henry Wenzeslaus Kuennen and Mary Elizabeth Boeding, on 4 Sep 1928 in St. Luke's. Frank was born on 29 Sep 1901 in St. Lucas, died on 5 Mar 1996 in Waucoma at age 94, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had 13 children.

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7-Luke Victor Kuennen married Elaine A. Schmitt, daughter of Frank Xavier Schmitt and Anna J. Hackman. Elaine was born on 24 Mar 1930. They had eight children: Lawrence F., Susan Elizabeth, Mary, Thomas Joseph (Tom), Karen Marie, Kevin, Brian P., and Patrick Joseph.

7-Norbert Henry Kuennen was born on 2 Jan 1930. He married Dolores Mathilda Hageman, daughter of Nicholas Hageman and Rosalia J. Imoehl. Dolores was born on 29 May 1934. They had seven children: Janice, Eileen, Cheryl, Norbert Henry, Wayne, Lori J., and Sheila.

7-Mary Ann Kuennen was born on 2 Jan 1933. Mary married James R. Kuhn. James was born on 12 Sep 1936. They had five children: Alan J., Duane R., Diane Marie, Denice, and Donna.

7-Neil Leo Kuennen was born on 5 Aug 1934. Neil married Irma Tupy. Irma was born in 1936. They had four children: Linda, Ronald Lee, Dennis F., and Timothy Martin.

7-Henry Nick Kuennen was born on 12 Aug 1935. Henry married Arlene Catherine Bullerman, daughter of John Bullerman and Marie Bernadine Zweibohmer. Arlene was born on 8 Jan 1936. They had six children: Dawn M., Dean, Dale Michael, De Ann, Kevin Francis, and Karl David.

7-Gregory H. Kuennen was born on 24 May 1937. He married Rosemary E. Bruening, Elizabeth M. (Bruening). Rosemary was born on 28 Jun 1944. They had three children: Steven G., Earl H., and Patricia.

7-Francis Kuennen was born on 7 Apr 1939, died on 3 Jan 2005 in Waucoma at age 65, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Francis married Darlene Scholbrock, daughter of Albert Scholbrock and Dorothy Philomena Blong. Darlene was born on 26 Oct 1943. They had nine children: Michael Francis, John R., Ivan K., Mark D., Keith M., Bruce G., Scott H., Julie, and Lloyd.

7-Helen Kuennen was born in 1940. Helen married Robert J. Kuhn. Robert was born on 4 Sep 1939 and died on 27 Nov 1997 in Iowa at age 58. They had four children: Debra, Barbara, Marvin, and Brenda.

7-Laura Kuennen was born in 1943. Laura married Larry Lukes. Larry was born in 1941. They had eight children: Theresa, Monica, Sarah, Laurie, Kenneth, Kristie, Nancy, and Elizabeth.

7-Margaret Hazel Kuennen was born on 25 Dec 1944. Margaret married Gerald Gene Kuennen, son of Clement John Kuennen and Mathilda (Tillie) Croatt, on 9 Jun 1964. Gerald was born on 7 Nov 1942. They had four children: Michele, Christopher F., Matthew G., and Karla.

7-Martin Peter Kuennen was born on 28 Mar 1946. He married Carol Kruse, daughter of John Raymond Kruse and Lucille A. Hageman, on 20 Nov 1971. She was born on 3 Oct 1952. They had three children: Lisa, Lois, and Sharon Lynn.

7-Kathleen Kuennen was born on 1 Jan 1948. Kathleen married Dennis Russler. Dennis was born on 19 Jul 1947. They had two children: Paulette and Amanda.

7-David Edmund Kuennen was born on 29 Sep 1949 and died on 9 May 1981 in Stearns Co., Minnesota at age 31. David married Deborah Keown. Deborah was born in 1951. They had a daughter, Tammy.

6-Fidelis Meyer was born on 12 Jun 1912 and died on 27 Apr 1993 in New Hampton at age 80.

6-Herbert L. Meyer was born on 4 Jan 1917 in St. Lucas and died on 18 Aug 1983 in New Hampton at age 66. He married Hazel C. Tierney. Hazel was born in 1915. They had five children.

7-Gladys Ann Meyer was born in 1945. Gladys married Merle Joseph Mc Grane.

7-Donna L. Meyer was born in 1948. Donna married Kevin J. Bohach.

7-Lois J. Meyer was born in 1954. Lois married Paul Robert Pitz.

6-Irene Catherine Meyer was born on 19 Mar 1921. Irene married Hugo A. Dietzenbach, son of Joseph Dietzenbach and Mary A. Hackman. Hugo was born on 15 Feb 1918 in St. Lucas, died on 18 Oct 1998 in Waucoma at age 80, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had six children.

7-Mary Dietzenbach

7-Delores H. Dietzenbach was born on 3 Nov 1942 and died on 4 Nov 1942.

7-Norma Dietzenbach was born on 7 Jun 1945. Norma married Thomas A. Denner. Thomas was born on 13 Jun 1943. They had two children.

8-Donald James Denner was born on 22 Oct 1966.

8-Robert Thomas Denner was born on 1 Dec 1970.

7-Kenneth Theodore Dietzenbach was born on 20 Mar 1949. Kenneth married Mary Jane Schmitt, daughter of John Edward Schmitt and Rita Marie Kuhn, on 13 Jul 1974 in Decorah. Mary was born on 24 Jul 1949. They had four children.

8-Sheryl Dietzenbach was born on 8 Jun 1977.

8-Thomas Dietzenbach was born on 25 Aug 1981.

8-Michael Dietzenbach

8-Karen Dietzenbach was born on 26 Mar 1986.

7-Ruth Hazel Dietzenbach was born on 16 Nov 1953. Ruth married John Martin Emery. John was born on 9 Mar 1955.

7-Dennis Hugo Dietzenbach was born on 6 Jun 1955. Dennis married Catherine. They had one son: Keith John.

6-Cletus Joseph Meyer was born on 8 Apr 1924. Cletus married Agnes Anna Schmitt, daughter of Joseph J. Schmitt and Anna Johanna Blong. Agnes was born on 3 Feb 1928. They had ten children.

7-Lee Theodore Meyer was born on 17 Feb 1951 in St. Lucas.

7-Marlene V. Meyer was born on 17 Dec 1953. Marlene married Westley Gleason. Westley was born on 22 Jul 1952.

7-Alice E. Meyer was born on 30 Sep 1955. Alice married Daniel Floyd Conlon, son of Floyd Conlon. Daniel was born on 25 Dec 1952. They had one son.

8-Eric T. Conlon was born on 8 Jul 1981.

7-Shirley Ann Meyer was born on 3 Aug 1957. Shirley married Dean Anthony Shores. They had a daughter.

8-Lisa M. Shores was born in 1979.

7-Dorothy Meyer was born on 31 Mar 1959. Dorothy married Timothy J. Frost. Timothy was born on 10 Sep 1956.

7-Mary Lou Meyer was born on 2 May 1961. Mary married Richard H. Soules, son of Richard Soules and Roberta. They had three children: Nicholas Lee, Kelly Lynn, and Carmen.

7-Helen Elaine Meyer was born on 15 Sep 1963 and died on 20 May 1990 in Decorah at age 26. She owned a restaurant in West Union.

7-Thomas Carl Meyer was born on 19 Aug 1965.

7-Norma Jean Meyer was born on 30 May 1967.

7-Robert Joseph Meyer was born on 27 May 1952. Robert married Wilma A. Wilma was born on 15 Sep 1959.

5-Caroline (Carrie) Meyer was born on 8 Sep 1886 in St. Lucas and died on 8 Oct 1973 in Des Moines at age 87. Caroline married Peter Franzen in St. Lucas. Peter was born about 1885.

5-George F. Meyer was born in Dec 1892 in St. Lucas, was christened on 3 Dec 1892, died on 2 Aug 1984 in Waucoma at age 91, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. George married Mary Ann Ott on 8 Apr 1913 in Saint Lucas. Mary was born on 1 Feb 1892 in St. Lucas and died on 9 Jan 1978 in Waucoma at age 85. They had six children: Leander, Michael, Neal, Lavonne Katherine, Lloyd, and Darlene R.

Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer observed their golden wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 7. Thier children honored them with a sepcial dinner in the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mayo, Jackson Junction. George Meyer and the former Mary Ott were married April 8, 1913 in St. Luke's Church at St. Lucas. They made their home on a farm east of Waucoma until 1944 when they moved to Waucoma. Mr. Meyer is employd at the Donald Deeny Feed store. They are the parents of four sons and two daughters; Leander, Mike, Neal, Lloyd, Lavon Rosenbaum and Darlene Mayo.
Obituary of George Meyer George F. Meyer, 91, died Tues. Aug. 2 at the Howard County Hospital , Cresco. Funeral Services were held Mon. Aug 6 at 10:30 A.M. Internment was in St. Mary's Cemeter. George Meyer, the son of Theodore and Elizabeth Budka Meyer, was born Dec. 3, 1892 at St. Lucas. On April 8, 1912, he married Mary Ann Ott. They had four sons, Lee, Michael, Neal and Lloyd; two daughters, Mrs. Lavon Rosenbaum and Mrs. Darlene Mayo, 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grancdhildren.

6-Leander Meyer was born on 12 Oct 1915 in Waucoma and died on 28 Dec 1996 in Temperance, Monroe Co., Michigan at age 81. Leander married Ione M. Bearbower. Ione was born on 30 Jun 1916 and died in Mar 1994 in Temperance, Monroe Co., Michigan at age 77. They had two children: Wayne and Gerald.

6-Michael Meyer was born on 24 Dec 1917. Michael married Anna Mary Lensing.

6-Neal Meyer was born on 9 Mar 1920. Neal married Irene Sloan.

6-Lavonne Katherine Meyer was born on 22 Aug 1922 and died on 9 Sep 2001 in West Unionat age 79. Lavonne married Louis Bouska, son of Theodore Bouska and Christina Jirak. Louis was born on 14 Jul 1911 and died on 14 Dec 2003 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Co., South Dakota at age 92. They had one son.

7-Louis T. Bouska Jr. was born on 3 Sep 1940.

Lavonne next married Fred G. Rosenbaum, son of Andrew Rosenbaum and Gertrude Zweibohmer. Fred was born on 28 May 1921 in Festina. NOTE: They may have had a son, Fred. W. who died 10 July 2001 in Olmito, Cameron Co., Texas. His SS Card had been issued in.

6-Lloyd Meyer was born on 23 Aug 1922. Lloyd married Ethalene Sayer.

6-Darlene R. Meyer was born on 11 Jul 1929. Darlene married Robert Mayo on 7 Sep 1948. Robert was born on 26 Nov 1924, died on 14 Aug 1985 in Waucoma at age 60, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.

5-William Philip Meyer was born in 1909. William married. They had one son.

6-Duane R. Meyer was born in 1945.

4-John Henry Meyer was christened on 12 May 1839 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania. His Godparents were John Myers and Alice Boyle. From the Baptism records of he Historic Church of St. Peter in Brownsville. He is not listed in the Iowa 1856 census.

4-Mary Elizabeth Meyer was christened on 20 Mar 1841 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania and died before 1850 in Pennsylvania. She probably died as an infant in Pennsylvania. She is not listed in the Iowa 1856 census. 4-Joseph Meyer (twin) was christened on 20 Mar 1841 in Brownsville. His Godparents were Theodore Myers and Lydia Lambert. and died before 1850 in Pennsylvania. He probably died as an infant. He is not listed in the Iowa 1856 census.

4-Catherine Meyer was born on 3 Sep 1844 in Washington Co., Pennsylvania, died on 4 Sep 1892 in St. Lucas at age 48, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Catherine married Johan Bernard Kuennen, son of Gerhard Henrich Kuennen and Maria Anna Timmerman, on 16 Jan 1862 in St. Lucas. Johan was born on 16 Jun 1837 in Suhle, Oldenburg and died on 1 Aug 1911 in St. Lucas at age 74. They had 12 children. Barney and Catherine had a farm just south of St. Lucas. After Catherine's death, Barney lived with his son Frank on the home place.
He was known far and wide as quite a horse-trader. The farm is now owned by their grandson, Leonard Kuenen. Catherine and Barney bought the family farm just south of St. Lucas. After Catherine's death, Barney lived with his son Frank on the home place. The 1900 census shows him living with his son, Frank and family. Later he lived on the south edge o f St. Lucas, having moved an old country schoolhouse from Auburn. This later became the buttermakers' house, just across fro m the creamery. When his health began to fail, Frank persuaded h im to move back to his home. They day before he died, Barney walked to each of his five daughters' farm homes for a visit. Barney played the organ in church. He often carried a small portable organ and walked with it to the Old Mission Church, in the days before St. Lucas had a resident pastor. He was known far and wide as quite a horse-trader. The farm is now owned by their grandson, Leonard Kuenen.

5-Anna Maria Elizabeth Kuennen was born on 6 Jan 1863 in St. Lucas and died in 1863 in St. Lucas.

5-Helena Kuennen was born on 12 May 1864 in St. Lucas, died on 25 Feb 1946 in St. Lucas at age 81, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Helena married Henry Bodensteiner, son of Johan Karl Bodensteiner and Margaretha Balk, on 13 Feb 1888 in St. Luke's. Henry was born on 20 Jan 1864 in St. Lucas, died on 13 Apr 1920 in St. Lucas at age 56, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had nine children.

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6-Carl John Bodensteiner was born on 7 Jun 1889 in St. Lucas and died on 28 Jul 1961 in West Union at age 72. Carl married Johanna Margaret Rausch, daughter of John Joseph Rausch and Elizabeth Werner, on 29 Jun 1912 in Fort Atkinson. Johanna was born on 15 Apr 1891 in Ft.Atkinson and died in Feb 1986 in El Dorado,Iowa at age 94. They had ten children. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating that he was a farmer with a wife and three children.

7-Albert Henry Bodensteiner was born on 24 Jul 1913 in St. Lucas, died on 31 Dec 1996 in Hillcrest Nursing Home in Summer at age 83, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Albert married Sylvia Holthaus, daughter of Joseph A. Holthaus and Anna Schmitt, on 27 Sep 1938. Sylvia was born on 8 Feb 1920 in Festina and died on 8 Sep 1963 in Rochester, Minnesota at age 43. They had six children.

7-Helen Martha Bodensteiner was born in 1915. Helen married Florian J. Nienhaus. Florian was born on 17 Jul 1908 and died on 20 Apr 1989 in Iowa at age 80.

7-Raymond Bernard Bodensteiner was born on 17 May 1917 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Nov 2001 in Waucoma at age 84. Raymond married Alvina Katherine Schmitt, daughter of Theodore L. Schmitt and Rose Croatt, on 23 Apr 1940 in Waucoma. Alvina was born on 28 Aug 1920 in Waucoma. They had six children.

7-Irvin Hugo Bodensteiner was born on 1 Jul 1920 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Aug 1993 in Waucoma at age 73. Irvin married Melita Ann Steinlage, daughter of Ferdinand J. Steinlage and Dora B. Haverkamp. Melita was born on 25 Oct 1923 in Harrison, Nemaha Co., Kansas. They had one son: Dale R.

7-Irene Barbara Bodensteiner was born on 23 Nov 1922. Irene married Nilus P. Holthaus, son of Joseph A. Holthaus and Anna Schmitt. Nilus was born on 19 Jun 1916 in Festina and died on 3 Jun 1995 in Decorah at age 78. They had nine children: Norma D., Larry, James C., Nilus P., William Robert, Janice Kay, Danny J., Marilyn Jane, and Tracy D.

7-Alma Ottilia Bodensteiner was born on 23 Sep 1924 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Apr 1954 in Mitchell,South Dakota at age 29. Alma married Richard Koch, son of Francis (Frank) Joseph Koch and Alma Rose Huber, on 25 Oct 1943. Richard was born on 1 Apr 1922.

7-Frieda Clare Bodensteiner was born on 15 Mar 1927 in West Union. Frieda married Linus William Mihm, son of Louis Mihm and Theresa M. Bruess. Linus was born on 29 Aug 1922 in St. Lucas, died on 16 Dec 2005 in St. Lucas at age 83, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had seven children: Kenneth Louis, James Carl, Joseph Leo, Jean, Cindy, Kathleen A., and Robert Kenneth.

7-Richard John Bodensteiner was born on 10 Dec 1928 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Jan 1990 in at age 61. Richard married Gerri M. Sloan. They had one son: Richard Gerard.

7-Leo Carl Bodensteiner was born on 1 Mar 1930 in St. Lucas. Leo married Arlene Margaret Reicks, daughter of James (Jacob) Reicks and Eleanor Busche, on 10 Mar 1950. Arlene was born on 3 Mar 1930 in St. Lucas. They had five children: David Carl, Keith James, Debra Ann, Paul Richard, and Alan Luke.

7-Irma Julia Bodensteiner was bor on 10 Jan 1932. Irma married John Preston Schuler. He was born on 22 Jul 1927 in Ohio. They had five children: Joan Elizabeth, Jean Ellen, John WIlliam, Jane Ann and Janet Kathryn.

6-Bernard Henry Bodensteiner was born on 13 Jan 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 26 Jul 1978 in St. Lucas at age 87. Bernard married Rose Mary Rausch, daughter of John Joseph Rausch and Elizabeth Werner, on 24 Sep 1913 in Fort Atkinson. Rose was born on 27 Mar 1893 in Fort Atkinson and died on 13 Feb 1980 in St. Lucas at age 86. They had ten children.

7-Arnold John Bodensteiner was born on 4 Apr 1918. Arnold married Ruth J. Wenthold, daughter of John C. Wenthold and Anna Busch. Ruth was born on 24 Dec 1923 in Festina. They had three children: Inez Ann, Wayne Albert, and Eileen Elizabeth.

7-Elizabeth Mary Bodensteiner was born on 13 Apr 1916 in St. Lucas, died in 1954 in New Hampton at age 38, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Elizabeth married Bernard A. Schaufenbuel, son of Joseph Schaufenbuel and Anna M. Langreck. Bernard was born on 29 Jun 1913 in St. Lucas, died on 13 Feb 1999 in Waucoma at age 85, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had nine children: Phyllis, Elnore R., Jerome Bernard, Jeanette, Mary Jane, Ramona, Robert Nicholas, Eugene Donald, and Marvin John.

7-Linus Carl Bodensteiner was born on 10 Mar 1920 in St. Lucas. Linus married Rita Marie Lechtenberg, daughter of Herman Lechtenberg Jr. and Katherine (Katie) Uhlenhake. Rita was born on 11 Dec 1927. They had nine children: Kenneth Bernard, Janet, Joan, Mary Lee, Lawrence D., Kathryn, Carole, Gerald Kenneth (Jerry), and Christa A.

7-Corina Theresa Bodensteiner was born on 1 Jan 1922 in St. Lucas. Corina married Donald Deeny. Donald was born on 24 Aug 1920. They had 11 children: David Francis, Linda Kay, Jean Alice, John Patrick, Carole Rose, Joseph Bernard, Susan Marie, Mary Elizabeth, Michael Charles, James Marvin, and Mark Thomas.

7-Alice Barbara Bodensteiner was born on 1 Jan 1925 in St. Lucas. Alice married Louis Einck, son of Adolph Einck and Juditta, on 25 Jan 1944. Louis was born on 5 Jul 1920 and died in Mar 1984 in Lawler at age 63. They had 12 children: Allyn Theodore, Karen Ann, James Norbert, Gary Arnold, Kathryn Mildred, Dennis Herbert, Randy Dennis, Roger Lawrence, Gordon Allyn, Mark Donald, Mary Alice, and Pamela Rita.

7-Dennis Clem Bodensteiner was born on 18 May 1927 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Dec 1958 in Lawler at age 31. Dennis married Irene Etteldorf. They had four children: Rosanne, Judith, Lois M., and Daniel F.

7-Lorraine Caroline Bodensteiner was born on 25 Oct 1929 in St. Lucas. Lorraine married Kenneth Clair Kuennen, son of Albert Kuennen and Philomena Schneberger, on 11 Jun 1951 in St. Lucas. Kenneth was born on 13 Oct 1928 in St. Lucas. They had three children: Kathleen Mary, Paul Albert, and James Kenneth.

7-Evelyn Clara Bodensteiner was born on 30 Apr 1932 in St. Lucas. Evelyn married Lawrence J. Elsbernd, son of Alois Elsbernd and Loretta Kuennen. Lawrence was born on 11 Sep 1927. They had nine children: Floyd Alois, Wanda Mae, Cheryl Lee, Duane Linus, Cyntha M., Leon Gerald, Lois Ann, Neal Raymond, and Daniel Lawrence.

7-Bernice Barbara Bodensteiner was born on 24 Sep 1930 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Jul 1992 in Hillview Nursing Home, La Crosse of cancer at age 61. Bernice married Gregory J. Hauer, son of Joseph Hauer and Margaret Drilling. Gregory was born on 30 Jan 1918 in Iowa, died on 3 Apr 1992 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 74, and was buried in Mount Calva ry Cemetery. They had three children: Joseph Lee, James Gregory, and Jerald G.

7-Marion Julia Bodensteiner was born on 30 Nov 1934 in St. Lucas. Marion married Dennis Henry Heying, son of Joseph Heying and Rose M. Dennis was born on 3 Aug 1934. They had nine children: Glenn Joseph, Patricia Rose, Ronald Arnold, Keith Paul, Steven Linus, Sandra Alice, Jayne Lorraine, Kenneth John, and Vicki Rae Elnore.

6-Henry Gerhard Bodensteiner was born on 28 Mar 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 3 May 1961 in St. Lucas at age 68. In 1917 he registered for the draft stating that he was single, employed as a farmer for Henry Bodensteiner and that he had a broken collarbone. His eyes were brown and he had dark brown hair. Henry married Julia Winter, daughter of Nicholas Winter and Barbara Duclos, on 20 Aug 1929 in St. Luke's. Julia was born on 20 Sep 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Sep 1972 in West Union at age 70. They had three children.

7-Kilian Peter Bodensteiner was born on 22 Apr 1932. Kilian married Elaine Mary Pechota, daughter of Ben Pechota and Evelyn Caroline Koudelka. Elaine was born on 2 Dec 1934. They had nine children: Barbara, Mary Lynn, Michael, Kathleen, Rebecca, Randy, Julie, John Kilian (Jack), and Theresa Marie. He graduated from St. Luke's H.S. in May of 1950.

7-Dolores Caroline Bodensteiner was born on 12 Dec 1934. Dolores married Robert Gene Cuvelier. Robert was born on 28 Jul 1930. They had six children: John Robert, Gary Lee, Richard Wayne, Thomas Gene, Paul James, and Mark Robert.

Henry next married Janet Leigh Williams. She was born on 19 Sep 1948. They had one son: Henry Bernard Bodensteiner II.

6-Frank Joseph Bodensteiner was born on 29 Aug 1895 in St. Lucas and died on 27 Sep 1963 in Independence, Iowa at age 68. In 1917 he registered for the draft stating he was single and employed as a farmer for Henry Bodensteiner.

6-John Sebastian Bodensteiner was born on 20 Jan 1898 in St. Lucas, died on 16 Jun 1965 in Churchville, New York at age 67, and was buried in St. Lucas. John married Rena Meinert, daughter of Bernard John Meinert and Katherine (Katie) Weber, on 29 Aug 1923 in Stacyville. Rena was born on 31 Aug 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 22 Feb 1949 in St. Lucas at age 44. They had three children: Germaine Helen, Vivian Catherine, and Eugene Ben.

7-Germaine Helen Bodensteiner was born on 22 Apr 1929. Germaine married Robert Henry Hemesath, son of Frank Henry Hemesath and Bertha Mary Scheidelmantel. Robert was born on 7 Jul 1926 in Ossian, Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 25 Nov 1998 in St. Lucas at age 72. They had two children: Joyce Vivian and Diane Bertha.

7-Vivian Catherine Bodensteiner was born in 1934. Vivian married Francis James Hemesath, son of Frank Henry Hemesath and Bertha Mary Scheidelmantel. Francis was born on 27 Mar 1929 in Ossian. They had eight children: Wayne J., Kevin, David, Cathy, Daniel James, Dean A., Lynn M., and Larry Paul.

7-Eugene Ben Bodensteiner was born on 11 Sep 1936. Eugene married Rosalyn Ida Heying, daughter of Peter Heying and Agnes M. Rosalyn was born on 7 Dec 1936. They had six children: Steven John, Carol Ann, Catherine Agnes, Jodi Carol, Thomas Gene, and James Gerald.

6-Clemens Edward Bodensteiner was born on 12 Oct 1899 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Jun 1975 in West Union at age 75. He married Florence Kathryn Lusson, daughter of William Victor Lusson and Elizabeth Drilling. She was born on 16 Apr 1908 in St. Lucas. They had four children: Edward William, Virginia Elizabeth, Florine Veronica, and Arlene Caroline. In 1917 he registered for the draft stating that he was a farmer with a wife and child. He had blue eyes and dark brown hair. He asked for an exemption stating he had a broken limb. However, the 1920 census shows him as 20 years of age, living with his parents.

7-Edward William Bodensteiner was born on 3 Feb 1928. Edward married Bernadette Rose Spier. Bernadette was born on 1 Jan 1935. They had two children: Lori Ann and Terry Patrick.

7-Virginia Elizabeth Bodensteiner was born on 3 Jun 1930. Virginia married James Laverne Schmelzer. James was born on 21 Jul 1925. They had four children: Kathryn Marie, Thresa Anne, Mary Ellen, and James Edward.

7-Florine Veronica Bodensteiner was born on 2 Nov 1931. Florine married Melvin John Kuennen, son of Victor Kuennen and Ann Foreman. Melvin was born on 20 Feb 1933 and died in Apr 1980 in Decorah at age 47. They had one son: Timothy Joseph.

7-Arlene Caroline Bodensteiner

6-Caroline Helen Bodensteiner was born on 24 Dec 1901 in St. Luke's, died on 4 Jul 1976 in New Hampton at age 74, and was buried in Waucoma. Caroline married John Chris Bruess, son of Christian Bruess and Franziska Schaufenbuel, on 11 Jan 1921 in St. Lucas. John was born on 9 Nov 1899 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Dec 1965 in Waucoma at age 66. They had ten children: Lucille Frances, Alice Agnes, Arthur Henry, Donald John, Cornall Martin, James C., Arlene Julia, Wilma Rose, John Louis, and Clarence J.

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7-Lucille Frances Bruess was born on 24 Jun 1924 in St. Lucas, died on 30 Oct 1991 at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Lucille married Gustave Clem Lechtenberg, son of Clemens Henry Lechtenberg and Mathilda Schneberger. Gustave was born on 26 Aug 1918 in Festina. They had seven children: Kenneth, Marvin John, John Alphonse, Marge, Jean Ann, Rebecca W., and Sharon.

7-Alice Agnes Bruess was born on 6 May 1926 in St. Lucas. Alice married Alphonse B. Bullerman, son of Henry Bullerman and Katie Meinet, on 20 Jun 1944. Alphonse was born on 23 Feb 1920, died on 4 Sep 1999 in Waterloo at age 79, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery. They had seven children: Robert J., Floyd John, Ivan Arthur, Pat C., Doris Jean, Sandra, and Joyce.

7-Arthur Henry Bruess was born on 16 Nov 1927 in St. Lucas, died on 26 Jan 1999 in Calmar at age 71, and was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Arthur married Irene C. Huinker, daughter of Leo J. Huinker and Mathilda A. Einck. Irene was born on 10 Apr 1929 in Fort Atkinson. They had ten children: Diane M., Donna Mae, Katherine, Susan L., Janice Ann, Connie, Lawrence Cornell, Randall, Betty Jo, and Cindy Lu.

7-Donald John Bruess was born on 31 Mar 1929 in St. Lucas. Donald married Evelyn Marie Komarek. They had eight children: Donald Edward, Dean Arthur, Shirley T., Darrell John, Duane Cornell, Mary Jo, Dennis Steven, and Nancy Ann.

7-Cornall Martin Bruess was born on 23 Jul 1930 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Sep 1990 in Cresco at age 60. Cornall married La Verne Marie Sebelka. La was born on 5 Jul 1932. They had ten children: Patricia, Linda, Jean Ann, Karen, Kenneth Michael, Mary Jo, Gerald Arthur, Michael L., Steven C., and Charles L.

7-James C. Bruess was born on 28 Nov 1931 in St. Lucas and died on 30 Nov 1998 in Waucoma at age 67. James married. They had three children: Gary J, Steven C., and James R.

7-Arlene Julia Bruess was born on 19 Apr 1933 in St. Lucas. Arlene married Stephen A. Lensing, son of Joseph A. Lensing and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Schmitt. Stephen was born on 3 Nov 1928 in Washington. They had ten children: Arthur R., Mary Lou, Debra, Laura, Joan, Rodney, Donna, Samuel, Suzanne, and Rick.

7-Wilma Rose Bruess was born on 15 Mar 1935 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Nov 1978 in Cresco at age 43. Wilma married Stanley Baptist Franzen, son of Leo Franzen and Clara Panos. Stanley was born on 11 Nov 1932 in Cresco. They had eight children: Carol Ann, Ruth Ann, Ronald Francis, Mary Ann, Janet Marie, Wayne Stephen, Mark L., and Chad J.

7-John Louis Bruess Jr. was born on 20 Jan 1939 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1981 in Des Moines at age 42. His last SS benefit was sent to Waucoma.

7-Clarence J. Bruess was born on 23 May 1941 in St. Lucas. Clarence married Mary Lou. Mary was born on 8 Mar 1944. They had three children: Kelly A., Jennifer Lou, and Brian J.

6-Lucas Henry Bodensteiner was born on 11 Oct 1903 in St. Lucas and died in Sep 1984 in Des Moines at age 80. Lucas married Love. They had one son.

7-Robert W. Bodensteiner was born on 3 Oct 1940. Robert married Thelma R. They had one son: Michael W.

6-Edward Vincent Bodensteiner was born on 8 Nov 1905 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Nov 1957 in St. Lucas at age 52.

5-Anna Johanna Kuennen was born on 16 Dec 1865 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Jun 1945 in St. Lucas at age 79. Anna married Clemens Schmitt, son of Jacob Schmitt and Elizabeth Lehrman, on 12 May 1885 in St. Lucas. Clemens was born on 16 Nov 1857 in St. Lucas and died on 2 Aug 1915 in St. Lucas at age 57. They had 11 children: Anton, Frank, Margaret (Maggie), Catherine Anna, Caroline, Victor, Herman, Joseph J., Martha, Julia, and Clemens.

6-Anton Schmitt was born on 16 May 1886 in St. Lucas and died on 9 Dec 1962 in St. Lucas at age 76. Anton married Josephine Zimmer on 11 Jan 1911. Josephine was born on 12 Apr 1890 and died in 1971 at age 81. They had five children.

7-Gregory Schmitt was born on 19 Dec 1913 and died in 1914 at age 1.

7-Josephine Schmitt was born on 11 Dec 1916 and died in 1917 at age 1.

7-Frank Schmitt was born on 4 Dec 1919 and died on 6 Dec 1919.

7-Irma A. Schmitt was born on 3 Oct 1925 in St. Lucas. Irma married Arnold Albert Luzum, son of William Luzum and Leona P. Schissel, on 6 May 1947 in St. Lucas. Arnold was born on 20 Dec 1918 in Calmar. They had a daughter, Renee M.

7-Esther Schmitt was born on 16 Jan 1931 and died on 19 Dec 1971 at age 40. Esther married Victor Luzum, son of William Luzum and Leona P. Schissel, on 18 Aug 1952. Victor was born on 5 Nov 1925 in Calmar. They had three children.

8-Karl Arnold Luzum was born on 22 Oct 1953 in Davenport. Karl married Jennifer King on 9 Sep 1988. Jennifer was born on 18 Nov 1952. They had three children: Alexander Elysse, Brittany Elizabeth, and Chelsea Esther.

8-Mark Eugene Luzum was born on 7 May 1957 and died on 7 May 1957.

8-Gregory Joseph Luzum was born on 14 May 1958. Gregory married Barbara Joy Dole on 26 Sep 1981. Barbara was born on 19 Jan 1958. They had three children: Matthew James, David Allen, and Jennifer Lynn.

6-Frank Schmitt was born on 27 Nov 1888 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Jul 1955 in St. Lucas at age 66. Frank married Elizabeth Wurzer, daughter of Anton Wurzer and Anna Boeding, on 10 Jun 1913. Elizabeth was born in Jun 1891 in St. Lucas and died in 1963 at age 72. They had four children: Clement, Leo A., Monica, and Victoria.

7-Clement Schmitt was born on 23 Sep 1914 and died on 24 Sep 1914.

7-Leo A. Schmitt was born on 9 Sep 1915 and died on 11 Nov 2003 in Fort Atkinson at age 88. Leo married Beatrice Timp on 13 Jun 1941. Beatrice was born on 15 Jun 1921 and died in Dec 1976 in Iowa at age 55.

7-Monica Schmitt was born in Mar 1921 and died in Feb 1926 at age 4.

7-Victoria Schmitt was born on 9 Dec 1922. Victoria married Clarence Becker. Clarence was born on 28 Dec 1917 and died in Feb 1970 in Iowa at age 52.

6-Sister Margaret (Maggie) Schmitt was born in Feb 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 13 Sep 1973 at age 82. appears in the 1900 census, age 9. She became Sister Pascaline and taught school for 53 years.

6-Catherine Anna Schmitt was born on 4 Apr 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Oct 1966 in St. Lucas at age 73. Catherine married John Herman Langreck, son of Johannes "John" Langreck and Mary Meiners, on 26 Nov 1913. John was born on 17 Oct 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Jun 1983 in Fort Atkinson at age 91. They had 11 children.

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7-Pauline Ann (Pascaline) Langreck was born on 4 Sep 1914 in St. Lucas and died on 30 Jul 1999 in New Hampton at age 84. Pauline married Lawrence Benedict Pitzenberger, son of John Joseph Pitzenberger and Rosie Anna Koci, on 7 Sep 1937 in St. Lucas. Lawrence was born on 29 Apr 1908 in Alta Vista and died on 30 Jul 1999 in New Hampton at age 91. They had four childre.

8-Elaine Rose Pitzenberger was born on 27 Mar 1939 in Jackson Junction, Iowa. Elaine married Peter Joseph Govern on 20 Jun 1964 in New Hampton. Peter was born on 27 Mar 1939. They had three children: Shawn Michael, Christopher Lee, and Juliet Rose.

8-Vernelle Catherine Pitzenberger was born on 5 Mar 1941 in Jackson Junction, Iowa. Vernelle married Merle Francis Gorman, son of Francis Gorman and Velora Keegan, on 15 Sep 1962. Merle was born on 19 May 1936 in New Hampton. They had six children: Susan Kay, Laura Lynn, John Francis, Timothy Eward, Ellen Ann, and Sarah Kathleen.

8-Lawrence John Pitzenberger was born on 30 Dec 1946 in Waterloo. Lawrence married Marcia Ann Thompson, daughter of Raymond Thompson and Leona Munson, on 8 May 1971 in New Hampton. Marcia was born on 18 Sep 1947 in New Hampton. They had two children: Anthony John and Scott James.

8-Steven Matthew Pitzenberger was born on 22 Feb 1955 in New Hampton. Steven married Marcia Ann Hoff on 17 Aug 1979 in Fargo. Marcia was born on 26 Sep 1955 in Fargo.

7-Josephine Marie Langreck was born on 22 May 1916 in St. Lucas. Josephine married Senator Hilarius Louis (Larry) Heying, son of John Heying and Elizabeth Bodensteiner, on 6 Jan 1937. Hilarius was born on 19 Aug 1914, died on 25 Jan 2001 in West Union at age 86, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery. They had four children.

8-Terrance John Heying was born on 28 Jul 1941 in West Union. Terrance married Sherrie Lynne Burbridge. Sherrie was born on 31 Jan 1945. They had two children: Angela Marie and Justin Jon.

8-Sondra Kay Heying was born on 5 Oct 1943 in West Union. Sondra married Robert W. Whaley. They had three children: Karen, Brenda, and Sarah Jean.

8-Charles Hilary Heying was born on 14 Nov 1945 in West Union. Charles married Lois Dargan on 6 Jun 1967. They had three children: Corrina, Kristin, and Benjamin.

8-Therese Jo Heying was born on 16 Apr 1957 in West Union. Therese married Robert Dwight Slack II on 21 Aug 1982. Robert was born on 4 Apr 1959 in Des Moines. They had one son: Robert.

7-Leo Ferdinand Langreck was born on 7 Mar 1918 in Cresco. Leo married Adella Mary (Della) Schmitt, daughter of William J. Schmitt and Anna Kuennen, on 9 Mar 1943. Adella was born on 24 Aug 1922 in Saint Lucas. They had six children: Marjorie Ann, Maryln Kay, Norma Jean, Nancy Lou, Mary Jane, and Leon.

8-Marjorie Ann Langreck was born on 9 Jun 1945 in St. Lucas. Marjorie married Gary Jack Morris. They had three children: Briggette Marie, Kimberly Ann, and Gary Lee

8-Maryln Kay Langreck was born on 9 Sep 1946 in St. Lucas. Maryln married Kenneth Milo Shores on 19 Nov 1966. Kenneth was born on 1 May 1945. They had two children: Scott Joseph and Susan Rehea.

8-Norma Jean Langreck was born on 30 Jan 1948 in St. Lucas. Norma married Michael Mick Steele on 8 Feb 1969. They had three children: Roahn, Tanya Jean, and Samara Lynn.

8-Nancy Lou Langreck was born on 18 May 1950 in Cresco. Nancy married Nordean Hoyme on 9 Nov 1968. They had three children: Shaun Patrick, Bryan James, and Elizabeth Ann.

8-Mary Jane Langreck was born on 9 Sep 1954 in Cresco. Mary married Don Biermann. Don was born in 1954. They had one son: Shaw Lee. Mary next married Kevin Johnson. They had one son: Daniel John. Mary next married James Larsen on 22 Dec 1979. They had a daughter, Jamie Jo. They had three children, known daughter is: Jamie Jo Larsen was born on 8 Jun 1985.

8-Leon Langreck was born on 1 Oct 1952. Leon married Linda Vachta on 23 Dec 1972. Linda was born in 1952. They had two children: Lonnie J. and Laura.

7-Theresa Mary Langreck was born on 23 Jan 1920 in St. Lucas. Theresa married James Alan Zipse on 8 Jul 1946 in St. Luke's. James was born on 27 Jan 1926 in New Hampton and died on 29 Feb 1992 in Austin, Minnesota at age 66. They had three children.

8-Mark Dennis Zipse was born on 4 Aug 1947 in New Hampton. Mark married Carolyn Marie Uland on 6 Sep 1969 in Austin, Minnesota. Carolyn was born on 18 Apr 1949. They had three children: Katie Marie, Kristina Marie, and Robert Allen.

8-Karen Eileen Zipse was born on 9 Apr 1952. Karen married Dale Ringhofer on 6 Oct 1981 in Owatonna. Dale was born on 29 Mar 1948 in Blooming Prarie, Minnesota. They had a daughter, Amy Lynn.

8-Brian James Zipse was born on 19 Mar 1957 in Austin. Brian married Lisa Overby on 2 Mar 1978. Lisa was born on 5 Aug 1961 in Austin. They had a daughter, Jennifer.

7-Victor Aloysius Langreck was born on 25 Jan 1922 in St. Lucas. Victor married Eva Busack on 27 Jan 1948. Eva was born in 1926. They had two children: Barbara Ann and Kevin James.

8-Barbara Ann Langreck was born on 24 Jan 1956 in Cresco. Barbara married Timothy Brian Murphy. They had two children: Karina Jean and Kristopher Brian.

8-Kevin James Langreck was born on 16 Jun 1965 in Cresco. Kevin married Maria Ann Charley on 10 Jun 1995 in Shell Rock.

7-Raymond Herman Langreck was born on 26 Nov 1924 in St. Lucas. Raymond married Ruth Elizabeth Heying, daughter of Peter Heying and Agnes M., on 1 Apr 1948 in Festina. Ruth was born on 21 Jan 1928 in Festina. They had 11 children.

8-Linda Agnes Langreck was born on 16 Feb 1949 in West Union. Linda married Robert Henson on 16 Oct 1971 in Cresco. Robert was born on 28 Aug 1948 in Blockton, Iowa. They had four children: Jason Paul, Carolyn Agnes, Anne Kathleen, and Laura Beth.

8-Gary Peter Langreck was born on 20 Sep 1950 in Cresco. Gary married Janel Fagner on 1 Jul 1978. Janel was born on 17 Apr 1956. They had four children: Katrina Sue, Dawn Marie, Patrick Nels, and Candace Mae.

8-John Hugo Langreck was born on 17 Nov 1951 in Cresco. John married Cynthia Moe on 18 Jun 1977 in Cresco. Cynthia was born on 29 Jul 1958 in Cresco. They had three children: Melissa Sue, Nathan Allen, and Joshua Lee.

8-Kenneth Irvin Langreck was born on 7 Apr 1954 in Cresco. Kenneth married Colleen Graesser. Colleen was born on 4 Feb 1953 in Marengo. They had four children: Dustin Richard, Shannon Raymond, Brooke Nicole, and Brandy Lynn.

8-Diane Catherine Langreck was born on 2 Nov 1955 in Cresco. Diane married Daniel Mc Grain on 16 Jun 1984 in Council Bluffs. Daniel was born on 9 Oct 1955 in Ute. They had two children: Kayla Ruth and Tyler Daniel.

8-Donna Mae Langreck was born on 29 Aug 1957 in Cresco. Donna married Jeffrey Jones on 6 Aug 1977 in Cresco. Jeffrey was born on 16 May 1957 in Milford. They had three children: Benjamin Robert, Bryony Jo, and Brittany Ann.

8-Debra Rose Langreck was born on 20 Nov 1958 in Cresco. Debra married Glen McIntire on 24 Jun 1978. They had three children: Scott William, Brian Raymond, and Brad John.

8-Darlene Theresa Langreck was born on 26 Nov 1960 in Cresco. Darlene married John Skoda on 27 Aug 1983. John was born on 20 Nov 1959 in Cresco. They had four children: Jamie Ann, Lindy Jo, Molly Lynn, and Thomas John.

8-Dennis Raymond Langreck was born on 30 Apr 1962 in Cresco. Dennis married Beth Elliot on 22 Dec 1990. Beth was born on 19 Apr 1963 in Spring Valley, Minnesota. They had two children: Chad Raymond and Cory Bruce.

8-Ronald Lawrence Langreck was born on 8 Dec 1963 in Cresco. Ronald married Julie Kuhn on 22 Oct 1988. They had two children: Kelsey Ann and Kaleb John.

8-Richard Thomas Langreck was born on 5 Feb 1966 in Cresco. Richard married Cherie Lassig on 15 Sep 1990. Cherie was born on 20 Apr 1964 in Spring Valley. They had three children: Jordan Catherine, Jacob Thomas, and Geoffrey David.

7-Lucy Clara Langreck was born on 5 Jan 1926 in St. Lucas. Lucy married John William McNamara on 2 Jun 1948 in St. Luke's. They had nine children.

8-Kathryn Ann McNamara was born on 9 Mar 1949 in Oelwein, Iowa. Kathryn married Richard George Steele. They had three children: Scott Richard, Jennifer Kay, and Timothy Jon.

8-Robert John McNamara was born on 4 Apr 1951 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Robert married Susan Gunderson. They had four children: Sean Patrick, Sara Beth, Molly Megan, and Erin Lucy.

8-Ronald Roger McNamara was born on 30 Mar 1954 in Oelwein. Ronald married Mary Kay O Loughlin. They had three children: Clair Marie, Ryan James, and Megan Kay.

8-Russell James McNamara was born on 16 Apr 1957 in Oelwein. Russell married Connie Truog. They had one son: William John.

8-Marie Colette McNamara was born on 25 Oct 1959 in Oelwein. Marie married Mark Nuss.

8-Raymond Joseph McNamara was born on 22 Dec 1962 in Oelwein. He married Susan Murray on 30 Jun 1990.

8-Colleen Kay McNamara was born on 22 Jan 1964 in Oelwein.

8-Randall Jeffery McNamara was born on 20 Nov 1966 in Oelwein. He married Darla B. Bunting on 7 Oct 1989. They had two children: Chase Randall and Melissa.

8-Richard Jerome McNamara was born on 1 Aug 1969 in Oelwein. He married Nancy Elaine Barton on 29 Mar 1966 in First United Methodist, Marion, Iowa.

7-Colette Martha Langreck was born on 13 Jan 1928 in St. Lucas. She married Felix William Ameling, son of John Ameling and Mathilda Kruse, on 26 Oct 1949 in St. Luke's. Felix was born on 9 Nov 1927 in St. Lucas. They had six children: David John, Patricia Ann, Michael Joseph, Daniel Leo, Thomas Mark, and Carl Raymond.

7-Dolores Elizabeth Langreck was born on 26 Nov 1931 in St. Lucas. Dolores married Ambrose John Buchheit, son of Florian Buchheit and Fredoline (Freda) Heying, on 1 Aug 1953. Ambrose was born on 19 Aug 1932 in Festina and died on 9 Nov 2000 in St. Lucas at age 68. They had four children: Randolph John, Kristin Marie, Bruce Jon, and Corey James.

8-Randolph John Buchheit was born on 17 Oct 1956 in St. Lucas.

8-Kristin Marie Buchheit was born on 15 Jan 1959 in St. Lucas. Kristin married Creig Allen Pehl on 17 Apr 1982. Creig was born on 9 Jan 1959 in Breckenridge, Minnesota. They had three children: Natasha Karie, Angela Rachelle, and Austin Alexander.

8-Bruce Jon Buchheit was born on 27 Sep 1960 in St. Lucas. Bruce married Lois Steinlage. They had five children: Renee Lauren, Hannah Elizabeth, Haley Christine, Reid Timothy, and Riley John.

8-Corey James Buchheit was born on 6 Sep 1962 in St. Lucas. Corey married Sharon Wurzer, daughter of Francis Wurzer and Margaret Smith, on 21 Sep 1991. Sharon was born on 11 Mar 1965 in St. Lucas. They had two children: Jude Marie and Corey John.

7-Roger Lambert Langreck was born on 15 May 1935 in St. Lucas. Roger married Germanne Elizabeth Kuennen, daughter of Conrad John Kuennen and Katherine Elizabeth Lusson, on 10 Aug 1959. Germanne was born on 14 Apr 1939. They had seven children.

8-Jeffrey John Langreck was born on 21 Jun 1960 in St. Lucas. Jeffrey married Betty Jo Ameling, daughter of Irvin Ameling and Alma Winter, on 21 Jul 1984. Betty was born on 24 Jul 1964 in St. Lucas. They had two children: Adam Jeffrey and Kelly Elizabeth.

8-Shellie Ann Langreck was born on 13 Jun 1961 in St. Lucas. Shellie married Timothy Goldammer on 28 Sep 1991 in St. Luke's.

8-Wanda Kay Langreck was born on 3 May 1963 in St. Lucas. Wanda married Robert Simms on 24 Sep 1988. They had two children: Kaiolu and Joshua.

8-Kerri Joseph Langreck was born on 14 Jun 1964 in St. Lucas. Kerri married Deborah Mary Kriener, daughter of Peter Kriener Jr. and Diane A. Soukup, on 20 Jun 1992. Deborah was born on 6 Jun 1970. They had one son: Kyle. They live at Langreck Acres.

8-Timothy Conrad Langreck was born on 20 Jul 1966 in St. Lucas. Timothy married Shannon Wright on 12 Sep 1992. Timothy next married Jennifer Groff on 6 Jun 1998.

8-Catari Ann Langreck was born on 4 Apr 1974 in St. Lucas. Catari married Jamie Leifker on 17 Jun 2000.

8-Jonathon Francis Langreck was born on 4 Oct 1977 in St. Lucas.

7-Joyce Ann Langreck was born on 2 Jan 1939 in St. Lucas. Joyce married John George Zoulek, son of George Zoulek and Viola Kostka, on 20 Jun 1959 in St. Luke's. John was born on 17 Jun 1935 in Spillville. They had six children.

8-Judith Ann Zoulek was born on 14 Jan 1961 in Spillville. Judith married Jeffrey Adams on 17 Oct 1987. They had two children: Chelsea Rose and Ethan John.

8-Helen Catherine Zoulek was born on 6 Apr 1962 in Spillville. Helen married Kipling Smith on 16 Nov 1991. They had two children: April Joyce and Mitchell Frederick.

8-Michael George Zoulek was born on 25 Oct 1964 in Spillville. Michael married Penny Cotton on 9 Sep 1989. They had two children: Samuel John and Kayla Mary.

8-Rita Marie Zoulek was born on 25 Oct 1964 in Spillville. Rita married Neal Raymond Elsbernd, son of Lawrence J. Elsbernd and Evelyn Clara Bodensteiner, on 11 May 1985. Neal was born on 10 Dec 1964. They had two children: Samatha Jo and Matthew Michael.

8-David John Zoulek was born on 9 Dec 1967 in Spillville. David married Pamela Jevne on 26 Mar 1988. They had three children: Robert John, Katherine Ann, and Emily Lynn.

8-Karen Viola Zoulek was born on 19 Aug 1970 in Spillville. Karen married Brad Hertges, son of Richard Larry Hertges and Judy Ameling, on 3 Sep 1994. Brad was born on 18 Sep 1969. They had two children: Rebecca Ann and Jackson.

6-Sister Caroline Schmitt was born on 25 Jun 1895 in St. Lucas and died on 17 Mar 1972 in La Crosse at age 76. She entered the convent in 1917 and became Sister M. Colettine.

6-Victor Schmitt was born on 22 Dec 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Oct 1968 in West Union at age 70. He registered for the draft stating he was born on 22 Dec. 1898. He was employed on the farm of Anna Schmitt on Route #3 in West Union. Victor married Clara Vorderbrueck, daughter of Henry Vorderbrueck and Anna Maria Vondersit, on 2 Jun 1925. Clara was born on 6 Feb 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Feb 1978 in Festina at age 74. They had two children: Clementine and Florian Anton.

6-Herman Schmitt was born on 26 Jul 1900 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Apr 1934 in St. Lucas at age 33. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating he was a farmer on his mother's farm in West Union.

6-Joseph J. Schmitt was born on 27 Feb 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Jun 1961 in St. Lucas at age 57. Joseph married Anna Johanna Blong, daughter of Mathias Blong and Philomena Bodensteiner, on 9 Feb 1926 in St. Luke's. Anna was born on 12 Dec 1907 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Nov 1999 in New Hampton at age 91. They had 11 children.

7-Agnes Anna Schmitt was born on 3 Feb 1928. Agnes married Cletus Joseph Meyer, son of Theodore B. Meyer and Helena Balk. Cletus was born on 8 Apr 1924. They had ten children: Lee Theodore, Marlene V., Alice E., Shirley A., Dorothy, Mary Lou, Helen Elaine, Thomas Carl, Norma Jean, and Robert Joseph.

7-Anton Joseph Schmitt was born on 24 Jul 1929. Anton married Felecia Loeffelholz in 1956. They had two children: Jeffrey and Jody.

7-Henry Frank Schmitt was born on 30 Nov 1931. Henry married Imelda Agnes Schwickerath. Imelda was born on 9 Apr 1933. They had seven children: Kenneth, Theresa, Roger, Joyce, Steven, Mary Jane, and Diane.

7-Verna Catherine Schmitt was born in 1933. Verna married Albin Massman. Albin was born in 1931. They had 14 children: James, Joseph, David, Daniel, Deborah, Duane, Barbara, Jerome, John, William, Albin, Mike, Mark, and Kathleen.

7-Rev. Carl Lambert Schmitt was born on 11 Feb 1935. He was ordained in 1961.

7-Emily Ida Schmitt was born on 10 Oct 1937. Emily married Cleo Heying. Cleo was born in 1938. They had seven children: Galen, Wesley, Cheryl, Deanne, Scott, Craig, and Julie.

7-Clem Paul Schmitt was born on 10 Oct 1939, never married.

7-Floyd Luke Schmitt was born on 11 Jul 1941. He is the father of: Angela, Gina, Jennifer, Julie, Kristin and Amanda. Floyd married Ann Hertges. Ann was born in 1944. Floyd next married Debra Brainard.

7-Marie Margaret Schmitt was born in 1943 and died on 21 Jun 1994 at age 51.

7-Elaine Agnes Schmitt was born on 9 Jan 1946. Elaine married Roger Leo Kleve, son of Hugo B. Kleve and Mary Elizabeth Wenthold. Roger was born on 14 Mar 1944. They had five children: Allan Joseph, Dennis M., Judy, Janet Lynn, and John J.

7-Raymond William Schmitt was born in 1947. Raymond married Nancy Kay Bartlett in 1969. Nancy was born in 1949. They had two children: Timothy, and Bonnie.

6-Sister Martha Schmitt was born on 3 Jan 1905 in St. Lucas. She entered St. Rose Convent and became Sister Verna.

6-Julia Schmitt was born on 24 Apr 1908 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Jul 1994 in Dubuque at age 86.

6-Clemens Schmitt was born on 12 Nov 1913 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Jul 1963 in St. Lucas at age 49. Clemens married Rose Schaufenbuel, daughter of John Schaufenbuel and Anna Balk, on 28 Jun 1938. Rose was born on 13 May 1920 in St. Lucas and died on 27 Nov 1997 in St. Lucas at age 77. They had two children.

7-Judy Schmitt was born on 4 Sep 1941. Judy married William Boyd. They had two children: Barry and Jason.

7-Lawrence Anthony (Larry) Schmitt was born on 27 Jan 1944. Lawrence married Donna Klenske in 1963. They had two children: Randy and Gary. Lawrence next married Linda Robi in 1970.

5-Caroline Kuennen was born in Feb 1866 in St. Lucas, was christened on 24 Feb 1866 in St. Luke's, and died in 1866. Her Godparents were Caroline Buchheit and Jospeh Schmitt . (The record shows her father as Carl Meyer.)

5-Bernard M. Kuennen was born in 1867 in St. Lucas.

5-Maria Anna Kuennen was born on 18 Jun 1869 in St. Lucas and died on 3 Jul 1932 in St. Lucas at age 63. Maria married Henry Schmitt, son of Jacob Schmitt and Elizabeth Lehrman, on 25 Nov 1891. Henry was born on 19 Dec 1869 in St. Lucas, died on 9 Jun 1927 in St. Lucas at age 57, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. They had ten children:.

6-Helena Schmitt was born on 13 Oct 1893 in St. Lucas.

6-William F. Schmitt was born on 6 Sep 1896 in St. Lucas. He registered for the draft in 1918 stating he was employed on the farm of Henry Schmitt in Auburn. William married Rosie Nienhaus, daughter of John Nienhaus and Katie. Rosie was born on 3 Feb 1903 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1980 in West Union at age 77. They had three children.

7-Marcellus Schmitt was born in 1922 in St. Lucas.

7-Ethelrate Schmitt was born in 1927 in St. Lucas.

7-Parnell Nicholas Schmitt was born on 20 May 1929 in St. Lucas. He married Norma J. Norma was born on 4 Mar 1930. They had one son: David P.

6-Nicholas Henry Schmitt was born on 29 Dec 1898 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Jan 1969 in West Union at age 70. He married Margaret Blong, daughter of Mathias Blong and Philomena Bodensteiner, on 15 May 1923. She was born on 27 Jul 1901 in Ft. Atkinson and died in Feb 1983 in Dubuque at age 81. They had two children.

7-Germaine Schmitt was born in 1925 in St. Lucas. Germaine married Nicholas "Nick" Winter, son of Peter M. Winter and Anna M. Kuehner, on 8 May 1951. Nicholas was born on 19 Apr 1924. They had a daughter.

8-Donna Winter was born on 3 Jul 1956. Donna married Jeff Erickson on 1 May 1982. They had one son.

9-Duane Erickson was born on 6 Feb 1959 and died on 7 Feb 1959.

7-Alma Schmitt was born in 1928 in St. Lucas.

6-Theresa Schmitt was born on 16 Nov 1899 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Feb 1974 at age 74. Theresa married Louis Sloan. Louis was born on 4 Jul 1898 and died on 9 Mar 1979 in Dubuque at age 80. They had nine children.

7-Irene Sloan married Neil Meyer.

7-Donald Sloan married Kay Etteldorf.

7-Neal Louis Sloan was born on 28 Dec 1926 in St. Lucas and died on 8 Aug 2000 in Decorah at age 73. Neal married Joan Mc Donald on 19 Sep 1951 in Gilbertsville. They had seven children: Michael, David, Pat, Dianne, Mary, Julie, and Jean.

Neal Sloan, 73, died Aug. 8, 2000,
St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Decorah, by the Rev. Gary Krapfl and Monsignor Edward Lechtenberg. Survivors include his wife, Joan; two sons, Mike of Rochester, Minn., and David of Ankeny; and five daughters, Pat Welo of Mount Horub, Wis., Dianne Sloan Frazer of Oelwein, Mary Sloan-Edwards of Anchorage , Alaska, and Julie Anderson an d Jean Wise, both of Decorah.
Neal was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, board member of the Winneshiek County Physical Therapy Association, Oneota Golf Course, Elks Lodge, VFW and the Sunrise and Good Neighbor Clubs at the banks.

7-Dorothy Sloan married Arthur Schultz.

7-James J. Sloan was born on 1 Jun 1930. James married Elaine Catherine Kuennen, daughter of Victor Kuennen and Ann Foreman. Elaine was born on 1 Apr 1935. They had one son: Robert L.

7-Gerald Dell Sloan was born on 26 Oct 1927. He married Darlene Hinkle.

7-Floyd Richard Sloan married Joan Christoff.

7-Barbara Sloan married Jack Holverson.

7-Thomas Sloan married Pamela Jones.

6-Frances Schmitt was born on 28 Apr 1901 in St. Lucas and died in Sep 1992 in Dubuque at age 91. Frances married Ernest Hauber. Ernest was born on 11 Aug 1904 and died in May 1980 in Dubuque at age 75. They had two children: Juanita and Rose Marie.

7-Juanita Hauber was born in 1928 and died in 1968 at age 40. Juanita married Mark Ryan. Mark was born in 1927.

7-Rose Marie Hauber

6-Barbara Schmitt was born on 15 Dec 1902 in St. Lucas.

6-Mathias Schmitt was born on 4 May 1904 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1971 in West Union at age 67. Mathias married Cecelia Blong, daughter of Mathias Blong and Philomena Bodensteiner. Cecelia was born on 5 Jun 1904 in St. Lucas and died in Jul 1986 in West Union at age 82. They had five children.

7-Bernard H. Schmitt was born on 6 Oct 1927 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Feb 2002 in West Union at age 74. Bernard married Victoria Kuennen, daughter of Nicholas H. Kuennen and Frances A. Schaufenbuel. Victoria was born on 6 Feb 1929. They had 11 children.

8-Gloria Schmitt was born in 1952. Gloria married Paul Wagner. Paul was born in 1948. They had three children: Ryan, Nick, and Anthony.

8-John Schmitt was born in 1953 and died in 1953.

8-Sally Schmitt was born in 1955. Sally married Michael Hensley in 1975. They had four children: Lauren Lee, Matthew, Christopher, and Emily.

8-Susan Frances Schmitt was born on 7 May 1956. Susan married Ronald Dean Kuennen, son of Alfred Kuennen and Norma Loesch. Ronald was born on 2 Sep 1950. They had three children: Kimberly Kaye, Brady A., and Kara Sue.

8-Debra Schmitt was born in 1957. Debra married Konstantinos (Gus) Kapnisis. They had two children: Pamela and Victoria.

8-Kathleen Schmitt was born in 1959. Kathleen married Brian Dunt. Brian was born in 1960. They had two children: Andrew and Alexander.

8-Michael Schmitt was born in 1960. Michael married Janet Balk. Janet was born in 1962. They had three children: Sarah, Adam, and Benjamin.

8-Mary Kay Schmitt was born in 1961. Mary married Kenneth Bouska. Kenneth was born in 1961. They had four children: Jonathon, Jessica, Zachary, and Gabrielle Rose.

8-Mark Schmitt was born in 1963. Mark married Karen Knutson. Karen was born in 1963. They had two children: Nathan Mark and Spencer John.

8-Marlene Schmitt was born in 1964. Marlene married Terry Bouska. Terry was born in 1962. They had three children: Brandon, Cody, and Allison Nicole.

8-Marvin Schmitt was born in 1966. Marvin married Traci Poshusta.

7-Evelyn Schmitt was born after 1930.

7-Del Robert Schmitt was born on 15 Apr 1934 in St. Lucas. Del married Shirley Ott, daughter of John Ott and Margaret C. Kuennen, on 23 Apr 1960. Shirley was born on 26 Apr 1940. They had six children.

8-Karen Schmitt was born on 12 Mar 1961 in West Union. Karen married Donald Schroeder on 31 Jul 1987. Donald was born on 9 Apr 1964. They had two children: Jordan and Nicole.

8-Tommie Schmitt was born on 4 Aug 1963 and died on 16 Oct 1964 at age 1.

8-Terri Schmitt was born on 29 Oct 1964. Terri married Robert Gerleman on 8 Aug 1986. Robert was born on 9 Dec 1964. They had two children: Kayla and Kyle.

8-Sherri Schmitt was born on 14 Dec 1967. Sherri married Craig Anfinson on 9 Nov 1991. Craig was born on 4 Jul 1968.

8-Barbara Schmitt was born on 17 Jan 1970.

8-Jean Ann Schmitt was born on 17 Jun 1970.

7-Daniel Nick Schmitt was born on 20 Oct 1936. Daniel married Inez Mae Holthaus. Inez was born on 1 Feb 1940. They had three children. They moved to West Union in 1964.

8-Melissa J. Schmitt was born in 1970.

8-Craig D. Schmitt was born on 12 Jul 1975.

8-Lori Schmitt was born in West Union.

7-Frances Mary Schmitt was born on 20 Dec 1939. Frances married Frederick Joseph Hemesath, son of Herman Philip Hemesath and Helen Mary Tieskoetter. Frederick was born on 10 May 1938. They had five childrene.

8-Karla Kay Hemesath was born on 10 Jul 1965.

8-Thomas Matthew Hemesath was born on 16 Oct 1966. Thomas married Lisa Kay Carson. Lisa was born on 8 Nov 1966. They had three children: Daniel, Matthew, and Michael.

8-Robert Joseph Hemesath was born on 29 Aug 1968.

8-Ronald James Hemesath was born on 12 May 1970. Ronald married Mary. Mary was born on 15 Nov 1972.

8-Mary Sue Hemesath was born on 15 Nov 1972.

6-Bernard Schmitt was born in 1906 in St. Lucas.

6-Elizabeth Schmitt was born on 4 Mar 1907 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Aug 1986 in Dubuque at age 79. Elizabeth married Richard Nicholas Buchheit, son of Anthony Buchheit and Mary Moser. Richard was born on 11 Jan 1900 in Festina and died in Oct 1983 in Dubuque at age 83. They had two children.

7-Duane A. Buchheit was born on 25 Sep 1935. Duane married Nancy Currie. Nancy was born on 25 May 1941.

7-Grace Mary Buchheit was born in 1938. Grace married Paul Collins.

6-Rev. Aloysius Herman Schmitt was born in Nov 1909 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Dec 1941 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the ship "Oklahoma" at age 32.

5-Frank W. Kuennen was born on 27 Jul 1871 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Nov 1945 in St. Lucas at age 74. Frank married Elizabeth Kuehner, daughter of Nicholas Mathias Kuehner and Rosina Balk, on 31 Aug 1897 in St. Lucas. Elizabeth was born on 9 Nov 1878 in St. Lucas and died in 1922 in St. Lucas at age 44. They had ten children.

6-Bernard Kuennen was born in Nov 1899 in St. Lucas and died in 1961 at age 62.

6-Louis Kuennen was born on 5 Sep 1900 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1966 in Yankton, South Dakota at age 65.

6-Agnes Kuennen was born on 30 Oct 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 1 May 1997 in Fort Atkinson at age 94. Agnes married Irvin V. Smith, son of Peter John Smith and Margaret Heinen, on 6 Jan 1925. Irvin was born on 2 Dec 1903 in Festina and died on 6 Jul 1976 in St. Lucas at age 72. They had three children: Bertha Mary, Ida, and Alvin.

7-Bertha Mary Smith was born on 1 Jan 1926 and died on 19 Jul 1983 at age 57. Bertha married Vendal Dority on 5 Feb 1949. Vendal was born on 9 Oct 1924. They had three children.

8-Lee Michael Dority was born on 14 Jan 1954. Lee married Patricia Brady on 3 May 1974. Patricia was born on 20 Nov 1957. Lee next married Elizabeth Vance on 28 Dec 1984. Elizabeth was born on 22 May 1958.

8-Dale Dority was born on 31 Oct 1957 and died on 23 Sep 1973 at age 15.

8-Ted Scott Dority was born on 5 Aug 1958.

7-Ida Smith was born on 3 Jul 1927 in St. Lucas. Ida married Clarence Ameling, son of John Ameling and Mathilda Kruse, on 21 Apr 1947 in St. Luke's. Clarence was born on 9 Aug 1920 in St. Lucas. They had nine children: Judy, John, Janet Kay, Joan, Joyce, Jacqueline, Joel, Julie, and Jerome (Jerry) Clarence.

7-Alvin Smith was born on 22 Sep 1929 in St. Lucas. Alvin married Doris M. Wurzer, daughter of Konrad T. Wurzer and Barbara Kuennen, on 24 May 1955. Doris was born on 7 Dec 1935. They had ten children.

8-Constance Rae (Connie) Smith was born on 26 Mar 1955. Constance married Paul Jay Stevens on 25 Apr 1992. Paul was born on 11 Jan 1961. They had three children: Nicole, Jordan, and Jess.

8-Marvin Smith was born on 6 Aug 1956. Marvin married Rebecca W. Lechtenberg, daughter of Gustave Clem Lechtenberg and Lucille Frances Bruess, on 20 Aug 1956. Rebecca was born on 31 Dec 1955. They had two children: Abby L. and Alexander.

8-Roger Smith was born on 14 Dec 1958. Roger married Emily Reicks. Emily was born on 2 Mar 1965. They had two children: Taylor and Jared.

8-Paul C. Smith was born on 29 Dec 1959. Paul married Shirley Ann Langreck on 7 Jul 1984. Shirley was born on 22 Jan 1960. They had one daughter: Roxanne.

8-Lois Ida Smith was born on 29 Sep 1961. Lois married David Alan Vine on 15 Sep 1984. David was born on 19 Oct 1959. They had two children: Traci Elizabeth and Shanan Marie.

8-Ronald Smith was born on 5 Mar 1963 and died on 18 Jul 1982 at age 19.

8-Gary Vendel Smith was born on 14 May 1964. Gary married Barbara J. Ihde on 18 Aug 1984. Barbara was born on 1 Nov 1961. They had three children: Mandi Rae, Kaitlin Erin, and Logan.

8-Jean Clarence Smith was born on 3 Nov 1965. Jean married Kristina Wilder on 22 Apr 1989. Kristina was born on 27 Jan 1967. They had three children: Dalton James, Dakota, and Braxton.

8-Duane Roger Smith was born on 26 Jun 1969. Duane married Tammy Langerman on 9 Mar 1991. Tammy was born on 26 Mar 1971. They had two children: Matthew and Nathan.

8-Lynn Lois Smith was born on 30 Sep 1976. Lynn married Leon Arens.

6-Clara Kuennen (Sister Bernita) was born on 8 Jun 1905 in St. Lucas and died on 3 Jan 1962 in La Crosse at age 56.

6-Mary Kuennen was born on 16 Feb 1908 in St. Lucas. Mary married Earl Finn on 3 Apr 1937. Earl was born on 14 Mar 1901 in Mantorville, Dodge Co., Minnesota and died in Jan 1982 in Mantorville at age 80.

6-Ida Kuennen was born on 12 Apr 1910 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1986 in Fort Atkinson at age 76. Ida married Joseph Meinert, son of Bernard John Meinert and Katherine (Katie) Weber. Joseph was born on 8 Oct 1910 in St. Lucas and died in Oct 1979 in Fort Atkinson at age 69. They had three children.

7-Elizabeth Meinert was born on 25 Nov 1938 and died on 26 Nov 1938 in Stacyville.

7-Mary Katherine Meinert was born on 16 Jan 1940. Mary married Roger Edward Vrba. Roger was born on 8 Jun 1935 and died in Mar 1983 in Ft. Atkinson at age 47. They had five children. Mary married Larry E. Rice on 11 Sep 1992 in St. John's.

8-Douglas Alan Vrba was born on 1 Aug 1960 in Decorah.

8-Sheryl Ann Vrba was born on 1 Oct 1961. She married Daniel Raymond Holien. He was born on 24 Apr 1963.

8-Beverly Ann Vrba was born in 1962.

8-Barbara Jean Vrba was born on 11 Jan 1965. Barbara married Dennis Mashek.

8-Dean Roger Vrba was born on 14 Jul 1973.

Mary next married Larry E. Rice on 11 Sep 1992 in St. John's Catholic Church. Larry was born on 3 Aug 1944 in Jefferson, died on 28 Dec 2003 in Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo at age 59, and was buried in St. John's Cemetery in Fort Atkinson.

7-Robert Albert Meinert was born on 3 Jan 1943. Robert married Patricia A. Patricia was born on 15 Oct 1946. They had two childrent.

8-Sara C. Meinert was born on 31 Dec 1970.

8-Michael Robert Meinert was born on 2 Jan 1973.

6-Katie Kuennen was born in 1913 in St. Lucas.

6-Leonard H. Kuennen was born on 5 Oct 1914 in St. Lucas and died in Jan 1985 in West Union at age 70. Leonard married Wilhelmine Scharlach on 17 Jan 1949. Wilhelmine was born on 15 Jul 1921 in Schoppenstadt, Lower Saxony, Germany. They had five children. He farmed on the original family homestead.

7-Ida Elizabeth Kuennen was born on 26 Dec 1949 in St Lucas. Ida married Ronald Winker. They had four children: Kelly, Eric Wayne, Katie Louise, and Jill Ranee. 73.

7-Frank Earl Kuennen was born on 5 Jun 1952. Frank married Shelley Searles. They had two children: Kylie Marie and Gregory S.

7-Michael Lee Kuennen was born on 28 Jun 1953. Michael married Yvonne Edelle Hoarty. Yvonne was born on 30 Mar 1950. They had two children: Travis Leo and Laura Lee.

7-Joan C. Kuennen was born in 1955. Joan married Stephen Shover. They had two children: Casey Lynn and Cody James. Joan next married Robert Manley.

7-Debra Mary Elizabeth Kuennen was born on 31 Dec 1956. Debra married Dwight James Anthony Hoarty. Dwight was born on 4 Jun 1959. They had two children: Michael James and Blake C.

6-Alois Herman Kuennen was born on 17 Oct 1917 in St. Lucas and died on 2 Aug 1996 in Dubuque at age 78. Alois married Shirley Ann Huinker, daughter of Leo J. Huinker and Mathilda A. Einck, on 9 Aug 1948 in Festina. Shirley was born on 22 Apr 1925 in Monona. They had a daughter.

7-Lori Ann Kuennen was born on 24 Dec 1959 in Decorah. Lori married Michael Joseph Lechtenberg, son of Mark H. Lechtenberg and Mary Elizabeth. Michael was born on 29 Jul 1955. They had one son: Matthew James.

6-Lee Kuennen was born on 27 Aug 1920 in St. Lucas. Lee married Betty Greiner. Betty was born on 1 Jun 1924 in Neustadt, Bayern, Germany.

5-Caroline Kuennen was born on 27 Jun 1873 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Jan 1937 in St. Lucas at age 63. Caroline married Herman Boeding, son of Conrad Boeding and Anna Maria Henrichfreise, on 25 May 1894 in St. Luke's. He was born on 16 Jan 1872 in Neuenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen and died on 15 Jan 1944 in St. Lucas at age 71. They had nine children: Anna, Helena, Elizabeth, Bernard Lewis, Benjamin, Henry, Arnold A., Clemens, and Joseph (Joe).

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6-Anna Boeding was born on 7 Apr 1895 in St. Lucas. Anna married Edward H. Lansing, son of Joseph Lansing and Elizabeth Cremer, on 26 Oct 1932. Edward was born on 25 Apr 1891 in Festina and died on 11 Apr 1970 in Waukon at age 78. They had two children: Rose and Blanche.

6-Helena Boeding was born in 1896 in St. Lucas and died in 1897 at age 1.

6-Elizabeth Boeding was born on 9 Jul 1898 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Apr 1988 in New Hampton at age 89.

6-Bernard Lewis Boeding was born on 3 Apr 1901 in St. Lucas and died in 1901.

6-Benjamin Boeding was born on 20 Sep 1903 in St. Lucas and died on 22 Nov 1954 at age 51. Ben married Elizabeth Schmitt, daughter of Jacob Schmitt Sr. and Anna Meyer, on 25 May 1926. Elizabeth was born on 14 Jan 1903 and died in Mar 1985 in Lawler at age 82. They had three children: Alice, Marion Ann, and Donald Bernard.

6-Henry Boeding was born on 14 Feb 1906 in St. Lucas and died in Dec 1978 in Lamont, Buchanan Co., Iowa at age 72. Henry married Alvera Naber. They had 12 children: Rose Ann, Laura, Leo, Janey, Herman, Francis, Linus Edward, Aloysius Arnold, Dorothy, Virginia, Mary Elaine, and Rita.

6-Arnold A. Boeding was born on 21 May 1910 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Jan 1989 in Waucoma at age 78. Arnold married Hermina Barbara Rausch, daughter of Hugo Christopher Rausch and Barbara Hackman. Hermina was born on 19 Jul 1919. They had nine children: Doria, Kathleen Elizabeth, Gerald Clem, Carol, Ronald, Marvin P., Duane Robert, Lois, and Linda.

6-Clemens Boeding was born on 25 Apr 1912 in St. Lucas and died on 8 Aug 1991 in Iowa at age 79. Clemens married Teresa Mary Best, daughter of Henry Best and Anna Lutke. Teresa was born on 28 Mar 1914 in St. Lucas, died on 19 Apr 2005 in Lawler at age 91, and was buried in Mount Carmel. They had seven children: Harriet, Kenneth, Robert M., James R., Dennis M., Thomas A., and Susan Jane.

6-Joseph (Joe) Boeding was born on 15 Sep 1915 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1975 in Iowa at age 59. Joseph married unknown.

5-Bernard Mathias Kuennen was born on 7 May 1876 in St. Lucas and died in 1876.

5-Katherine Kuennen was born on 12 May 1877 in St. Lucas and died on 13 Jul 1946 in La Crosse at age 69. Katherine married Joseph Blong Jr., son of John Baptiste Blong Sr. and Christina (Justina) Hovertha. Joseph was born on 16 Mar 1877 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Dec 1943 in St. Lucas at age 66. They had eight children.

6-Emil Blong probably died young as no draft registration was found for him.

6-Ludwig (Louis) Blong was born on 20 May 1899 in St. Lucas and died in Apr 1967 in Lawler at age 67. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating he was employed by Joseph Blong on his farm in Waucoma. Ludwig married Elizabeth Balk, daughter of Joseph W. Balk and Barbara Elizabeth Rausch. Elizabeth was born on 28 Apr 1900 in St. Lucas and died in Feb 1983 in Lawler, Chickasaw Co., Iowa at age 82. They had seven children.

7-Cyril Joseph Blong was born on 18 Mar 1925. Cyril married Margaret Mary Rice. Margaret was born in 1920.

7-Mary Agnes Blong was born on 1 Aug 1926. Mary married Leroy Gebel. He was born on 5 Jul 1928.

7-Arlene Margaret Blong was born in 1928 and died in 1934 at age 6.

7-Louis Herman Blong was born in 1930 and died in 1932 at age 2.

7-Edna Florence Blong was born on 13 Nov 1933. Edna married Ardwin Joseph Reicks, son of Victor Reicks and Mary Heying. Ardwin was born on 16 Dec 1929 in St. Lucas.

7-Cletus Virgil Blong was born on 6 Dec 1936.

7-Patricia Anne Blong was born on 14 Jun 1940. Patricia married Norbert Ondrashek. They had three children: Lorene Marie, Judy A., and Steven N.

6-Helen Blong was born in 1900 in St. Lucas and died in 1971 at age 71.

6-Ottilia Ann Blong was born in 1903 and died in 1918 at age 15.

6-Frances Blong was born in 1905 and died in 1971 at age 66.

6-Philip Blong was born on 26 Oct 1910 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Jun 1953 in Cresco at age 42. Philip married Florence Mary Wilhelm, daughter of Joseph Anthony Wilhelm and Katherine Josephine (Kate) Wichman. They had three children: Eugene Joseph, Dennis Joseph, and Donald Arthur.

6-Edmund Blong

6-Leonard Clement Blong was born on 4 Jul 1921, died on 20 Oct 1996 in Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union at age 75, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Leonard married Marcella Ann Franzen, daughter of Michael Franzen and Clara Frances Schmitt. Marcella was born on 13 Jul 1924 in St. Lucas.

5-Martin Bernhard Kuennen was born on 26 Dec 1879 in St. Lucas and died in 1880 at age 1.

5-Cecelia Kuennen was born on 3 Apr 1881 in St. Lucas and died in 1881.

4-Anthony Meyer was born in 1846 in Pennsylvania.

4-August Meyer was born in 1848 in Oldenburg, Franklin Co., Indiana. He appears with this family in the 1850 census in Indiana.

4-Bernadine Meyer was born on 30 Apr 1854 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Jan 1890 in Roselle, at age 35. Bernadine married Mathias Steffes, son of Johan Stephen Steffes and Anna Margaret Mueller, in 1869 in St. Luke's. Mathias was born on 29 May 1850 in Nollenry, Henry Co., Illinois and died on 24 Jan 1942 in Olpe, Lyon Co., Kansas at age 91. They had 11 children: Augusta Cecelia, Margaret, Mary, Katherine, Anna Magdalena, Anna Bernadine, Frances, Franz Mathias, John Henry, Henry Herman, and Joseph Adam.

On March 8, 1878, Mathias Steffes and Dinah sold the family farm to John Bernard Kuennen fo $2,100.00 They then move d west to Roselle in Carroll Co. where Dinah's brother John and his family were living. On March 8, 1878, Mathias Steffes and Dinah sold the family farm to John Bernard Kuennen fo $2,100.00. They then moved west to Roselle in Carroll Co. where Dinah's brother John a nd his family were living. He filed application No. 176 fo r a Timber Culture Patent. On March 2, 1897, the land office at Alliance published a Timber Culture Proof notification -- ' Notice is herby given that Mathias Steppes of Gilchrist, Neb. has filed notice of intention to make final proof before M . J. Blewett, clerk district court, at his office in Harrison, Neb. on the 27th day of February, 1897, on timber culture application No. 176 for the S1/2 NW 1/4 and n 1/4 of Sec. 3 4 in Township 34, n. of range 54 w. He names as witnesses, Paul Serres, Joseph Roos, Frank I. Meyer and John F. Meyer, al l of Gilchrist. On March 2, 1897, Mathias Steffes of Roselle, Iowa received Final Certificate #830 for Timber Culture for 160 acres in Sec. 34, Township 34N of range 54W from the land office at Chadron, Nebraska. Mathias testified that he w as age 46, Post Office address, Roselle, Carroll County. He stated that he was born in McHenry County, State of Illinois. He testified that he had planted 10 acres in cottonwoods, ash, maple and black walnut and that all the trees had been killed by drouth.
Information from Rev. Eugen Ceperley states that Bernadine Steffes, wife of Math. died January 12, 1890 and was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery in Roselle, Iowa. Row 16.

5-Augusta Cecelia Steffes was christened on 27 Apr 1883 in Holy Angels, Roselle, Carroll Co., Iowa.

5-Margaret Steffes was born on 18 Nov 1873 in St. Lucas, died on 6 Apr 1943 in Roselle at age 69, and was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery. Margaret married Bernard (Barney) Engelen. He was born on 21 Mar 1861, died on 17 Nov 1901 in Roselle at age 40, and was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery. They had three children: John, Anna M., and Henry.

6-John Engelen was born on 27 Jan 1896 in Roselle and died on 13 Dec 1960 in Carroll, Iowa at age 64. John married Ann Scharfenkamp.

6-Anna M. Engelen was born on 2 Jul 1898 in Roselle and died on 29 Feb 1964 in Roselle at age 65. Buried at Holy Angels in Roselle.

6-Henry Engelen was born on 12 Sep 1900 in Roselle and died on 22 Aug 1981 in Carroll at age 80. Henry married Clara Cook.

Margaret next married Fred Meier in 1903. Fred was born in 1873 in Germany. They had five children.

6-Mary Meier was born on 13 Feb 1904 in Roselle and died on 15 Feb 1991 in Lidderdale, Carroll Co., Iowa at age 87. Mary married Ben Bluml. Ben was born in Iowa and died in Carroll Co., Iowa.

6-Sophia Meier was born on 5 Aug 1907 in Roselle and died on 25 Mar 1997 in Carroll at age 89. Sophia married Joseph Testroet. Joseph was born on 19 Dec 1904 and died in Jan 1972 in Carroll at age 67.

6-Joseph F. Meier was born on 11 Apr 1910 in Roselle and died on 30 Apr 1991 in Manning at age 81. Joseph married Anna Billmeier on 20 Aug 1930. Anna was born on 16 Jul 1912. They had four children.

7-Irma F. Meier was born on 28 Mar 1931 in Roselle. Irma married Leonard Herman Gehling, son of Theodore H. Gehling and Catherine Hoffman, on 19 Oct 1950. Leonard was born on 19 Oct 1931 in Iowa and died on 19 Apr 2001 in Carroll at age 69. They had four children: Diane, Duane L., Doreen, and Jason F.

7-Joann Meier was born on 30 Jun 1933 in Carroll. Joann married Harold Wittrock on 30 Jun 1952. Harold was born on 1 Jun 1932 in Halbur.

7-Melvin Meier was born on 7 Dec 1935 in Templeton. Melvin married Arlene Ann Steffes, daughter of John Andrew Steffes and Anna Mary Halbur, on 8 Jun 1963 in Roselle. Arlene was born on 29 Oct 1940 in Roselle. They had three children.

8-Steven Laverne Meier was born on 9 Sep 1964.

8-James Anthony Meier was born on 2 Nov 1966. James married Karla Juelfs Treiber on 16 Sep 2000. Karla was born on 26 Dec 1966.

8-Jeffery Joseph Meier was born on 2 Nov 1966. Jeffery married Lora Weaver Craighton on 12 Jan 1996. Lora was born on 26 Feb 1960.

7-Laverne Meier was born on 27 Feb 1938 in Manning.

6-Edward Meier was born on 2 Mar 1912 in Roselle and died on 16 Sep 1966 in Owatonna, Steele Co., Minnesota at age 54. Edward married Rita Williams.

6-Louis Meier was born on 24 Aug 1913 in Roselle and died in Jan 1975 in Madison, Greenwood, Kansas at age 61. Louis married Anna Lorraine Meier.

5-Mary Steffes was born on 29 Oct 1874 in Iowa, died on 20 Jan 1953 in Elgin, Antelope Co., Nebraska at age 78, and was buried in St. Boniface Cemetery. Mary married Bernard Starmann between 1894 and 1895. Bernard was born on 12 Dec 1868 in Bergle, Prussia and died on 30 Jun 1949 in Elgin at age 80. They had seven children: Gerhard H., Henry, Kate, Maggie, William J., Mary Elizabeth, and Bernard.The name was found as Starmann and Starman.

6-Gerhard H. Starman was born on 29 Mar 1897, died in Apr 1970 in Elgin at age 73, and was buried in St. Boniface Cemetery. Gerhard married Pauline Catherin Hoefer. She was born on 5 Mar 1908 in Nebraska and died on 4 Feb 1998 in Elgin.

6-Henry Starman was born on 5 Oct 1893 in Roselle and died in 1949 in Elgin at age 51, and was buried in St. Boniface. He married Mary.

6-Kate Starman was born in 1903.

6-Margaret Starman was born in 1906.

6-William J. Starman was born on 8 Sep 1904 and died on 21 Sep 1997 in Elgin, Antelope Co., Nebraska at age 93. Note: He may have married Helen Marie Penne on 10 Sept. 1935.

6-Mary Elizabeth Starman was born on 24 Mar 1912 in Elgin died on 1 Apr 1986 in Elgin at age 74, and was buried in St. Boniface Cemetery. Mary married Henry Jerman Beckman.

6-Bernard Starman

5-Katherine Steffes was born on 26 Oct 1877 in Roselle and died on 4 Jun 1979 in Witten, Tripp Co., South Dakota at age 101. Katherine married Henry Tappe in 1895. Henry was born on 1 Oct 1870 in Ft. Atkinson and died in Aug 1932 in Witten at age 61. They had nine children.

They moved to Butte, Nebraska and in the spring of 1917 they moved to a farm north of Witten. After the death of Henry, his widow moved to the town of Whitten. NOTE: Possible brother, Frederick Arthur Tappe, born 1874, died 1929 - Muscatine Co. The children and grandchildren of Mrs. Catherine Tappe held an open house in honor of Mrs. Tappe's 100th birthday aat St. Mary's Hall in Winner.
The obituary for Catherine showed that she had six sons and three daughters. They also raised a grandson, Maynard Tappe of San Diego. She was survived by three sons, Henry of Dallas , Herman of Jordon, Mont., and Albert of Fort Dodge, Iowa. a daughter , Mrs. Margaret Ruhkamp of Winner; 56 grandchildren, great grandchildren and sever great-great grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by her husband, three sons and two daughters. The SS Index shows her year of birth as 1878.

6-Clara Mae Tappe was born on 12 May 1899 in Wyola, Iowa, died on 14 Aug 1976 in Sioux City, Woodbury Co. Iowa at age 77, and was buried in Moville, Iowa. She died while on vacation. Buried at Moville, Iowa. Clara married Richard Jakob Fuehrer, son of Johan Fuehrer and Katherine Perlefein, on 3 Apr 1918 in Witten, South Dakota. Richard was born on 20 Aug 1896 in Sutton, Nebraska, died on 11 Nov 1982 in Sioux City Hospital at age 86, and was buried in Arlington Cemetery, Moville. They had 12 children. They moved to Sioux City, Iowa in 1940. He was employed by Sears Roebuch and later Toller Drug.

7-Edwin John Fuehrer was born on 9 Mar 1919 in Witten, South Dakota and died on 18 Oct 1997 in Sioux City, Iowa at age 78. In 1968 he was in Norfolk, Virginia, serving in the Navy.
Buried at Moville, Iowa. Edwin married. They had one son: Robert E.

7-Viola Mae Fuehrer was born on 10 Jan 1921 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 31 Jul 2000 in Sioux City at age 79. Viola married Robert Borrall. Robert was born on 18 Jan 1912 and died in Feb 1982 in Pleansantville, Marion Co., Iowa at age 70.

7-Raymond George Fuehrer was born on 21 May 1926 in Butte and died on 2 Jul 1960 in Fullerton, California at age 34. Raymond married Alice Blackford.

7-Donald Edward Fuehrer was born on 17 Mar 1928 in Butte and died on 13 Apr 1969 in Sioux City at age 41. Donald married Myrtle Noraland.

7-Gilbert Eugene Fuehrer was born on 13 Apr 1930 in Butte and died in Apr 1980 in Sioux City age 50.

7-Marie Joan Fuehrer married Duane Leroy Whitead. They had five children: Duane Marion, Diane, Randal Allan, Ronald Lee, and Joan Marie.

7-Eileen Jane Fuehrer was born on 24 Nov 1937 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 2 Aug 1996 in Sioux City, Iowa at age 58. Eileen married Duane Robinson. They had three children: Melvin, Rhonda, and David.

7-Ralph Allen Fuehrer was born on 28 Sep 1934 in Butte and died on 3 Dec 1934 in Butte.

7-Richard Henry Fuehrer married Evelyn Rose.

7-Robert Lawrence Fuehrer

7-Clara Elaine Fuehrer married Richard Kent.

7-James Vernon Fuehrer was born on 1 Aug 1933 in Butte and died on 31 Jul 1975 in Sioux City, Nebraska at age 41.

6-Edward Matthew Tappe was born on 4 Jul 1901 in Parsons, Kansas and died on 1 Nov 1959 in Emmett, Idaho at age 58. Edward married Agnes Monica Hoffman.

6-Margaret Tappe was born on 16 Aug 1903 in Halbur, Iowa and died on 26 Jul 1980 in Winner, Tripp Co., South Dakota at age 76. Margaret married John Louis Ruhkamp on 20 Jun 1928. John was born on 2 Apr 1895 and died in Feb 1967 in Winner, Tripp Co., South Dakota at age 71.

6-Henry Tappe was born on 10 Feb 1906 in Halbur and died in Dec 1983 in Dallas, Gregory Co., South Dakota at age 77. Henry married Myrtle Smith.

6-Herman Tappe was born on 21 Feb 1908 and died in Feb 1986 in Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming at age 78. Herman married Leona P. Burns.

6-William H. Tappe was born on 13 Sep 1910 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 5 Feb 1979 in Norfolk, Madison Co., Nebraska at age 68. William married Alma Lukers.

6-Laura Tappe was born in Oct 1912 in Butte,Nebraska and died on 7 Aug 1947 in Murdo, South Dakota at age 34.

6-Joseph Tappe was born on 17 Oct 1914 and died on 18 Jan 1968 in Witten at age 53.

6-Albert Tappe was born on 20 Jan 1917 and died on 11 Jun 1992 in Nebraska at age 75. Albert married Verda Geraldine Hamilton.

5-Anna Magdalena Steffes was born on 29 Sep 1879 in Roselle and died on 22 Apr 1953 in Brush, Colorado at age 73. She was Baptized the same day she was born at Holy Angels. Anna married Ignatius (Nate) Riter on 26 Feb 1900 in Holy Angels. Ignatius was born on 20 Jan 1873 in Postosi, Wisconsin and died on 4 Aug 1941 in Sterling, Colorado at age 68. They had 12 children.

6-Rosie Riter was born on 26 Aug 1900 and died in Jan 1903 in Roselle at age 2.

6-Jim Riter was born on 1 Aug 1933 and died on 31 Jul 1975 in Sioux City at age 41.

6-Ralph Riter was born on 28 Sep 1934 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 3 Dec 1934 in Butte, Nebraska.

6-Marie Riter married Duane Leroy Whitead. They had five children: Duane Marion, Dianne, Randall, Ronald Lee, and Joan.

6-Mary Ann Riter

6-Edwin F. Riter was born on 9 Mar 1919 in Witten, South Dakota and died on 18 Oct 1997 in Sioux City at age 78.

6-Viola Mae F. Riter was born on 10 Jan 1922 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 31 Jul 2000 in Sioux City at age 78. Viola married Robert Borrall on 1 Jun 1939. Robert was born on 18 Jan 1912 and died in Feb 1982 in Pleansantville, Marion Co., Iowa at age 70. They had one son: Robert.

6-Richard H. F. Riter was born on 10 Sep 1922 in Nebraska. Richard married Evelyn Rose.

6-Raymond G.Riter was born on 21 May 1926 in Butte, Nebraska and died on 2 Jul 1960 in Fullerton, California at age 34. Buried at Moville, Iowa. Raymond married Alice Blackford.

6-Donald Riter was born on 17 Mar 1928 in Butte, Nebraska and died in Aug 1969 in Sioux City at age 41. Donald married Myrtle Nordland.

6-Gilbert Riter was born on 13 Apr 1930 in Butte, Nebraska and died in Apr 1980 in Sioux City at age 50.

6-Clara E. Riter married Richard Kent.

5-Anna Bernadine Steffes was born on 31 Jan 1880 in Roselle and was christened on 1 Feb 1880 in Holy Angels. Church records show she was the daughter of John Meier and Francisca Eigner.

5-Frances Steffes was born on 29 Aug 1881 in Roselle and died on 14 Sep 1881 in Roselle.

5-Franz Mathias Steffes was born on 28 Sep 1884 in Roselle.

5-John Henry Steffes was born on 1 Nov 1885 in Roselle was christened on 2 Nov 1885 in Holy Angels, and died on 18 Oct 1949 in Olpe, Kansas at age 63. His draft registration was in Grand Co., Colorado. John married Agnes Marthaler on 17 Feb 1917 in Emporia, Kansas. Agnes was born on 6 Feb 1893 and died in Aug 1976 in Olpe, Lyon Co., Kansas at age 83.

5-Henry Herman Steffes was born on 18 Feb 1887 in Roselle, was christened on 18 Feb 1887 in Holy Angels, and died on 2 Feb 1978 in Lakewood, Jefferson Co., Colorado at age 90. Henry married Barbara Veronica Becker on 5 Jun 1923 in Fleming, Colorado. Barbara was born on 31 Jan 1902 and died in May 1998 in Lakewood, Jefferson Co., Colorado at age 96.

5-Joseph Adam Steffes was born on 18 Mar 1888 in Roselle and died before 1965.

3-Johan H. Meyer was born on 1 Sep 1810 in Essen, Oldenburg, died on 11 Oct 1904 in St. Lucas at age 94, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Johan married Anna Maria Kuennen, daughter of Gerhard Henrich Kuennen and Maria Anna Timmerman, about 1845 in Pennsylvania. Anna was born on 30 Dec 1824 in Suhle, Oldenburg and died on 3 Sep 1880 in St. Lucas at age 55. They had nine children: Catherine, Maria Anna, Caroline, J. Henry, Barney, August, Anne, Elizabeth, and Joseph.

The 1850 census for Carroll, Washington Co., Pennsylvania shows the family: Meyers, John, age 46, a laborer, born in Prussia; his wife, Mary, age 26, born in Prussia; Catherine, age 3 and Mary, age 1, both born in Pennsylvania. Page 226. John Meyers bought 40 acres on March 14, 1854 on a United States patent. He bought another 40 acres on May 1, 1855 and another 40 acres on February 15, 1860. The 1860 Iowa census for Auburn shows the family: Johan, age 51, a farmer, born in Oldenbrau; his wife, Mary, age 38, also born in Oldenbrau; Catherine, age 13 and Mary, age 11, both born in Pennsylvania; Caroline, age 9; Henry, age 7; August, age 4; and Beneveid, age 2. (Bernard Anton). The 1870 Auburn census shows the family: Meyer, John H., a ge 69, born in Prussia; his wife, Anna M., age 46 also born in; Caroline, age 19; John H., age 17; August, age 15; Barney, age 12; Anne, age 9; Elizabeth, age 6; and Joseph, age 5. Also living with them is Theodore Meyer, age 76, born in Prussia, a retired farmer. In 1880, John H., John and Anna were living on the farm in Auburn. In 1895, John H., age 85, was living on the farm with Barney, age 37, his wife Katy, age 30 and their children Barney, Barbara, Adam, Alles and Maggy.

Information from the 1878 Fayette County History --' John H . Meyer, a farmer in Sec 7 of Old Mission was born in Germany about 1809, came to this country in 1834 and settled in Pennsylvania where he lived until 1850 when he returned to Germany and spent one year.' Note: I feel that Johan returned to Prussia to settle the estate of his parents. He also persuaded the Kuennen family to emigrate. After his return to Pennsylvania, all four brothers moved to Iowa where they bought farm land.

4-Catherine Meyer was born about 1847 in Washington Co., Pennsylvania and died about 1870 in St. Lucas about age 23. Catherine married Henry Meyer. He was born from 1840 to 1848.

4-Maria Anna Meyer was born on 14 Aug 1849 in Pennsylvania, died on 3 Aug 1923 in Festina at age 73, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Maria married Johan Wilhelm Schrandt, son of Johann Albert Schrandt and Helena Katherine Boeckman, on 28 Jan 1869 in St. Mary's, Festina. Johan was born on 21 Sep 1847 in Lindern, Oldenburg, died on 10 Oct 1932 in Festina at age 85, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had ten children. They are in the 1880 census in Washington Twp. as William Schrant.

5-John Henry Schrandt was born on 13 Feb 1870 in Festina and died on 1 Oct 1948 in Plainville, Rooks Co., Kansas at age 78. John married Mary Kathmann on 5 Feb 1898. Mary was born on 21 Feb 1874 in Iowa and died on 27 Mar 1951 in Plainville, Rooks Co., Kansas at age 77. They had ten children.

For more information please go to Schrandt.

6-William Schrandt was born on 28 Nov 1898 and died in Nov 1978 in Plainville, Rooks Co., Kansas at age 80. William married Catherine Adams on 22 May 1929. Catherine was born on 13 Apr 1901 and died on 8 Mar 1999 in Plainville, Rooks Co., Kansas at age 97.

6-Gilbert Schrandt was born on 19 Sep 1914 and died on 25 May 1972 in Kansas at age 57. Gilbert married Thelma Sainden on 28 Jan 1937. Thelma was born on 12 Nov 1916 and died on 26 Aug 1976 in Plainville, Kansas at age 59.

6-Joseph Schrandt was born on 21 Feb 1900 and died in Dec 1986 in Selden, Kansas at age 86.
Joseph married Marjorie True. Marjorie was born on 3 Dec 1911 and died on 4 Mar 1932 at age 20.

6-Amalia Schrandt was born on 21 Jul 1901 and died on 20 Oct 1976 in Plainville, Rooks Co., Kansas at age 75.

6-Elizabeth Schrandt was born on 24 May 1903 and died on 5 Aug 1904 at age 1.

6-Henry Schrandt was born on 7 Nov 1904 and died on 11 Dec 1904.

6-Alvina Schrandt was born on 6 Sep 1906 and died on 27 Nov 1906.

6-Hilda Schrandt was born on 29 Oct 1908 and died on 17 Sep 1909.

6-Ledwina Schrandt married Dan Deveny.

6-Eleanor Schrandt married Harold Finnessy.

5-Anna J. Schrandt was born on 31 Dec 1890 in Festina and died on 31 May 1990 at age 99. Anna married Joseph Giesing, son of Thomas Giesing and Elizabeth (Giesing), on 2 Jun 1913. Joseph was born on 27 Apr 1884 and died on 24 Jan 1962 at age 77. They had two children.

6-Florence Mary Giesing was born in 1915 in Festina. She married Roman R. Tekippe, son of William J. Tekippe and Mary Drilling. Roman was born on 20 May 1913 in Festina and died on 22 Jan 1999 in Calmar at age 85. They had one son: Rudolph Jospeh (Rudy).

6-Lorette Elisabeth (Laura) Giesing was born in 1916 in Festina. She married Eugene Herman Gnade, born 1911.

5-Mary Angela Schrandt was born on 28 Jan 1872 in Festina and died on 14 Nov 1959 in Festina at age 87. Mary married Joseph F. Thuente, son of Franz Engelbert (Frank) Thünte and Maria Katherine Geising, on 14 Oct 1890. Joseph was born on 1 Oct 1865 in Festina and died on 10 Sep 1946 in Festina at age 80. They had seven children. In 1900 they lived on a farm in Festina.

6-William F. Thuente was born on 8 Nov 1891 in Festina and died on 5 Feb 1980 in Breckenridge, Wilkin Co., Minnesota at age 88. William married Mathilda Clara Nordick, daughter of Bernard Nordick and Clara Tekippe, on 5 Jun 1917. Mathilda was born on 12 Sep 1893 and died on 24 Dec 1974 in Breckenridge, Wilkin Co., Minnesota at age 81. They had four children: Marie Angela, Clarence Benedict Joseph, Dolores Helen Marie, and Dennis William.

6-Mary C. Thuente was born on 17 Apr 1894 in Festina and died on 24 Dec 1970 in Kent, Wilkin Co., Minnesota at age 76. She married Henry Gerard Nordick, son of Bernard Nordick and Clara Tekippe, on 21 Oct 1913. Henry was born on 17 Aug 1889 and died on 20 Oct 1951 at age 62. They had nine children.

7-Br. Dustan (Jerome) Bernard) Nordick was born on 23 Nov 1915 and died on 6 Aug 1986 at age 70.

7-Lawrence Joseph Nordick was born on 26 Apr 1918 and died on 12 Jun 1981 at age 63. Lawrence married Margaret Rose Hellerbach. Margaret was born on 6 Dec 1918. They had ten children: Patricia Christine, Kathleen Ann, Lorraine Mary, Theresa Lucy, Laurence Francis, Sharon Helen, Christine Rosemarie, Beatrice Michelle, Margaret Mary, and Michael Jerome.

7-Rev. Benedict (Francis) (William) Nordick was born on 9 Mar 1920.

7-Aloysius John Nordick was born on 9 Feb 1922. Aloysius married Mary Adeline Conzemius. Mary was born on 13 Aug 1928. They had nine children: John Carl, Catherine Mary, Carol Jean, Anthony Henry, JoAnn Mary, Mary Ann, Aloysius, Paul Aloysius, and Andrew Joseph.

7-Rudolph Walter Nordick was born on 14 Feb 1924 and died on 4 Mar 1994 at age 70. Rudolph married Helen Rosalie Hollerbach. Helen was born on 13 Aug 1927. They had ten children: Richard Joseph, Frederick Hery, Rudolph Walter, Gerard Henry, Stephen Gregory, Angela Christine, Donald Hubert, Ronald Hubert, Kenneth Edward, and Philip Theodore.

7-Mark Clement Nordick was born on 9 Mar 1928. Mark married Dona Jean Adams. Dona was born on 10 Sep 1931.

7-Anna Bertha Nordick was born on 24 Apr 1930 and died on 1 Dec 1995 at age 65. Anna married Charles John Conzemius. Charles was born on 6 Apr 1926.

7-Rose Marie Nordick was born on 21 Jul 1933. Rose married Gordon Frank Rothmeyer. Gordon was born on 26 Apr 1929. They had three children: Christine Marie, Dean Henry, and Karen Ann.

6-Anna Dorothy (Sr. Rose) Thuente O.S.D. was born on 28 Mar 1896 in Festina and died on 8 Jul 1990 in Racine, Racine Co., Wisconsin at age 94.

6-Joseph B. Thuente was born on 2 Mar 1899 in Festina and died on 25 Jan 1975 in Ft. Atkinson at age 75. Buried at St. Mary's Cemetery. Joseph married Edwina A. Lechtenberg, daughter of Herman Lechtenberg Jr. and Katherine (Katie) Uhlenhake, on 25 Jun 1921. Edwina was born on 11 Aug 1902 in Festina and died on 10 Apr 1995 in Ft. Atkinson at age 92. They had five children.

7-Virgil J. Thuente was born on 7 Apr 1921 in Fort Atkinson. Virgil married Irma B. Winter, daughter of John Thomas Winter and Philomena (Minnie) Hackman. Irma was born on 4 Jul 1924. They had one son: John J.

7-Lambert Thuente was born in 1924 in Washington.

7-Anita Marie Thuente was born in 1928. Anita married Alphonse J. Tieskoetter, son of Bernard F. (Barney) Tieskoetter Jr. and Mary A. Elsbernd, in Jun 1947 in Festina. Alphonse was born on 14 Sep 1925. They had seven children: Dorothy, Bernard Joseph, David V., Steven J., Theresa Helen, Martin Joseph, and Randy R.

7-Arlene Thuente was born in 1929 in Washington.

7-Joseph B. Thuente Jr. was born on 4 Dec 1931. Joseph married Arlene A. Wenthold, daughter of Albert H. Wenthold and Evelyn Margaret Rothmeyer. She was born on 15 Sep 1933. They had two children: Wanda L. and Neal Gerald.

6-John F. Thuente was born on 4 Jun 1901 in Festina and died on 10 Mar 1967 in Algona, Kossuth Co., Iowa at age 65. John married Unknown. They had one son.

7-Gerald R. Thuente was born on 9 May 1931 in Calmar and died in Dec 1981 in St. Joseph's Hospital. He married Ruth Ann Spear on 27 Dec 1954 in Algona, Kossuth Co., Iowa. Ruth was born on 9 May 1931. They had one son: Gerald R.

6-Henry F. Thuente was born on 15 Aug 1903 in Festina and died on 23 Mar 1920 in Festina at age 16. He died while attending college. He was buried at St. Mary's Cemetery.

6-Theodore Thuente was born on 24 Nov 1906 in Festina and died on 29 Apr 1909 in Festina at age 2.

5-August J. Schrandt was born on 19 Feb 1874 in Festina, died on 27 Aug 1914 in Festina at age 40, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. August married Mary Schneberger, daughter of John Schneberger and Mary Gleasner, on 26 May 1898. Mary was born on 6 May 1878 in Festina, died on 30 Jun 1958 in Festina at age 80, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had seven children.

6-Theresa Schrandt was born on 22 Apr 1899 in Festina and died on 9 Feb 1984 in New Hampton at age 84. Theresa married Frank M. Mihm Jr., son of Franciscus (Frank) Mihm Sr. and Anna M. Bruening, on 23 Nov 1926. Frank was born on 9 Jun 1900 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Apr 1987 in Waucoma at age 86. They had seven children: Mathilda Mary, Rita Mathilda, Wilma Jane, Arthur F., Frank A., Alvin A., and Delbert Clem.

7-Arthur F. Mihm was born on 7 Oct 1927 in St. Lucas and died on 20 Apr 1993 in Knoxville, Marion Co., Iowa at age 65. He enlisted on 11 Dec 1945 in Minneapolis. Arthur married Lenora Jane Paltzer, daughter of Joseph Paltzer and Meda Ellen Graves, in 1991. Lenora was born on 25 Sep 1929 in Pella, Iowa.

7-Frank A. Mihm was born on 7 Oct 1927.

7-Alvin A. Mihm was born in 1928 in Iowa and died on 3 May 1951 in Korean War at age 23. He enlisted for WWII on 1 Feb 1946 in Minnesota. He was a farmer. He was seriously wounded in action by a missle on 25 Apr 1951.

7-Delbert Clem Mihm was born on 10 May 1935.

7-Mathilda Mary Mihm

7-Rita Mathilda Mihm

7-Wilma Jane Mihm

6-Albert Schrandt was born on 17 Apr 1902 in Festina and died on 27 Nov 1976 in McGregor at age 74.

6-John Schrandt was born on 12 Apr 1904 in Festina and died in Jun 1982 in Farley, Dubuque Co., Iowa at age 78. John married Mildred Scherbring on 18 Feb 1935. Mildred was born on 9 Feb 1913 and died in May 1995 in Farley, Iowa at age 82.

6-Mathilda R. Schrandt was born on 13 Mar 1906 in Festina and died on 11 Jul 2001 in Decorah age 95. Mathilda married Hugo Lensing, son of Joseph Lensing and Elizabeth, on 5 Nov 1923. Hugo was born on 26 Mar 1895 in Iowa and died on 20 Sep 1979 in Ft.Atkinson at age 84. They had seven children.

7-Vincent A. Lensing was born on 20 Oct 1928.

7-Loretta Lensing was born on 8 May 1932. Loretta married Richard Russell.

7-Lillian Anna Lensing was born on 8 Jul 1933. Lillian married Mr. Gerdes. They had three children: Heather L., Julia A., and John Corder.

7-James A. Lensing was born on 6 May 1936. James married Karleen Kay. James next married Alice F. Hageman, daughter of Edmund Herman Hageman and Mary. Alice was born on 13 Aug 1945.

7-Stanley J. Lensing was born on 5 Dec 1938. He married Marlys A.. They had two children: Lisa and Dale Lee.

7-Judy Mae Lensing was born on 10 Sep 1942.

7-Gabriel John Lensing was born on 15 Apr 1950.

6-Regina Schrandt was born on 7 Jul 1909 in Festina. Regina married Arnold Burr. Arnold was born on 9 Jan 1909 and died on 17 Jun 2001 in Cedar Rapids at age 92. They had one son.

7-Maruice (Maury) Burr was born on 25 Jul 1936. Maruice married Lois Dorothy. Lois was born on 31 Jan 1937.

6-Ludwig Schrandt was born on 22 Jan 1912 in Festina and died on 26 May 1960 at age 48. Ludwig married Bernita Schlake on 10 Sep 1932. Bernita was born on 19 Sep 1912 and died in Oct 1990 at age 78.

6-Rudolph Schrandt was born on 26 Jul 1914 in Iowa and died on 25 Nov 1992 in Dubuque at age 78. Rudolph married Bernadine Bullerman, daughter of Herman Bullerman and Amelia Eimers, on 29 Jun 1936. Bernadine was born on 14 Mar 1906 in Festina and died on 22 Dec 1991 in Dubuque at age 85.

5-Bernard William (Barney) Schrandt was born on 26 Mar 1876 in Festina, died on 19 Apr 1911 in Festina at age 35, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Bernard married Mary Sattler, daughter of Joseph Sattler and Mary, on 29 Jan 1901. Mary was born on 21 Jan 1875 in Festina, died on 10 Jun 1948 in Festina at age 73, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had a daughter.

6-Bertha Marie Schrandt was born on 30 May 1902 and died on 30 May 1902.

5-William Anthony Schrandt was born on 5 Mar 1878 in Military Twp. and died on 15 Jan 1944 in Stacyville, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 65. William married Julia Walburga Moser on 3 May 1904. Julia was born on 7 Feb 1883 in Festina and died in May 1960 in Stacyville at age 77. They had ten children. In 1917 he was a self-employed farmer in Stacyville.

6-Constance Mary Schrandt was born on 30 Mar 1905 and died in Oct 1 983 in Stacyville, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 78. Constance married Lawrence Joseph Pitzen on 22 Feb 1933. Lawrence was born on 10 Aug 1907 in Stacyville and died on 29 Aug 1984 in Stacyville at age 77. They had one son.

7-Larry James Pitzen was born in 1939. Larry married Elizabeth Ann Turner. They had two children: Amy Beth and Jonathon.

6-Robert George Schrandt was born in 1926. Robert married Betty Lueksik. They had seven children.

7-William H. Schrandt was born on 1 Sep 1951. William married Judith Darling Atty. She was born on 1 Sep 1952. They had four children: David, Jeffrey R., Lydia Sara.

7-Julie Schrandt

7-Thomas Ignatius Schrandt was born on 12 Jun 1951. He married Michele Mitchell. She was born on 22 Oct 1956. They had two sons.

7-Mary Elizabeth Schrandt

7-Constance Martha Schrandt was born on 4 Sep 1960. Constance married Mr. Berry.

7-John R. Schrandt was born on 1 Jan 1963.

7-Sara Anna Schrandt

6-Lawrence William Schrandt was born on 5 Mar 1907 and died on 13 Feb 1997 in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., Iowa at age 89. He married Vivian Victoria Young. Vivian was born on 22 Aug 1913. They had two children: Donald Lawrence and Robert William.

7-Dr. Donald Lawrence Schrandt was born on 23 Sep 1935. He married Anita Carol Jones. Anita was born on 26 Nov 1936 and died on 1 Jun 1976 at age 39. They had four children: Kelly Ann, Kevin Scott, Leigh Whitney, and Kyra Liane.

7-Robert William Schrandt married Patricia Ann Meixel. Patricia was born on 4 Mar 1938. They had four children: Robert Christopher, David Michael, Suzanne Marie, and Jeffrey Lawrence.

6-Leander Anthony (Lee) Schrandt was born on 31 Aug 1908 in Festina and died on 6 Jul 1976 in Winona, Minnesota at age 67. Leander married Marcella Mathias, daughter of George Matheis and Mary Krebsbach, on 3 Apr 1940. Marcella was born on 29 May 1915 and died on 29 Jun 2004 in Fransciscan Skemp Medical Center, LaCrosse at age 89. They had five children.

7-Dennis Alan Schrandt was born on 1 Dec 1942. Dennis married Jean Monica Conway. Jean was born on 1 Feb 1950. They had four children.

8-Sarah A. Schrandt was born on 22 Nov 1971. Sarah married Jeffrey M. Schaller in 2001 in Minnesota.

8-Kady Ann Schrandt was born on 31 Dec 1973.

8-Jessica Ann Schrandt was born on 24 Feb 1975.

8-Jacob Lee Schrandt was born on 19 May 1977.

7-Brian Lee Schrandt was born on 16 May 1950. Brian married Sherri Lowrey in 1979 in Minnesota. They had two children.

8-Vanessa Schrandt was born on 3 Oct 1980. Vanessa married Christopher Grant Larson in 2003 in Minnesota.

8-Steve J. Schrandt was born on 12 Jun 1982.

Brian next married Carla Jean Dahlgren.

7-Patricia Helen Schrandt was born on 19 Jan 1951. Patricia married Donald Corcoran. They had six children: Moira, John, Joel, Andy, Mathew, and Brandon.

7-Kevin Neil Schrandt was born in Aug 1954 in Minnesota. Kevin married Linda M. Sobieck in 1989 in Minnesota. Linda was born on 1 Oct 1954. They had a daughter : Amy.

7-Dean A. Schrandt was born on 1 Jan 1958. Dean married Barbara Arndt in 1999 in Minnesota.

6-Edwin August Schrandt was born on 25 Jun 1910 and died on 1 Sep 1995 in Stacyville at age 85. He was known as Pete. He never married.

6-Adolph Michael Schrandt was born on 14 Jun 1912 and died on 16 Aug 1998 in Algona at age 86. He was known as 'Mike'. Adolph married Evelyn Quade, daughter of Robert Quade and Gladys Waidelich, on 2 Sep 1940 in New Haven, Mitchell Co., Iowa. Evelyn was born on 3 Dec 1917 in Colwell, Floyd Co., Iowa and died on 16 Apr 1946 in Stacyville at age 28. They had one son.

7-James Michael Schrandt married Jane Ann Smith. They had three children: Laurie Lynn, Douglas James, and Gregory Michael. They live in Montana.

Adolph next married Phyllis Alvira Lines Lichtsinn on 5 Nov 1946 in Rockford. Phyllis was born on 26 Mar 1922 in Rockford, Iowa and died on 15 Dec 1986 in Bancroft, Kossuth Co., Iowa at age 64. They had three children.

7-Janice Maria Schrandt married Harlan Clinton Olson.

7-Terry Lee Schrandt was born on 9 Jul 1951. Terry married Mary Jane Schneider. They had a daughter, Mary Therese.

7-Michelle Renee Schrandt married Michael Charles Carlson in 1987 in Minnesota.

6-Rose Juliana Schrandt was born in 1914. Rose married Arthur A. Klapperich. Arthur was born on 29 Aug 1907 and died on 9 Feb 1996 in Intire, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 88. They had seven children.

7-Gene Arthur Klapperich was born on 26 Apr 1937.Gene married Monika Barbara Gut. They had two children: Ronald Gene and Julie Ann.

7-Mary Mardell Klapperich was born on 11 May 1939. Mary married Richard Francis Leonard. Richard was born on 17 Sep 1937. They had four children: Jon Francis, Alan Francis, Joel Francis, and Kay Marie.

7-David Paul Klapperich was born on 10 Mar 1944. David married Barbara J. Kaiser. Barbara was born on 16 Feb 1943. They had one son: Glenn David.

7-Daniel Joseph Klapperich was born on 1 Sep 1950. Daniel married Carmen Theresa Rushing. They had two children: Joseph Ray and Theresa Ann.

7-Anthony L. Klapperich was born on 1 Jan 1948. Anthony married Janet Kay Miller. Janet was born on 1 Jan 1949. They had three children: Robert John, Paula Jean, and Joice Lynn.

7-Barbara Ann Klapperich was born on 26 Jun 1952. Barbara married Steven W. Kime. Steven was born on 21 May 1951. They had two children: Gina Lynn and Janelle Ann.

7-Annette Klapperich married Mr. Kern.

6-Wilfred Joseph Schrandt was born on 1 Sep 1916 and died on 26 Mar 2002 in Stacyville at age 85. Wilfred married Rita Niess. Rita was born on 3 Oct 1928. They had four children: Virginia Helen, Richard Joseph, Charles Matthew, and Marie Joanne.

7-Virginia Helen Schrandt was born on 6 Sep 1949.

7-Richard Joseph Schrandt was born on 28 Sep 1950. Richard married Susan Theresa Wageman. Susan was born on 18 Dec 1950. They had three children: Krista Renee, Kara Ann, and Nathan John.

7-Charles Matthew Schrandt was born on 2 Apr 1953. Charles married Beverly Ann Gerk. Beverly was born on 26 Jul 1953. They had two children: Christin Matthew and Michael Paul.

7-Marie Joanne Schrandt was born on 21 Nov 1960. Marie married Kelly Hendrix. They had two children: Allison and Claire.

6-Philomena Margaret Schrandt was born on 29 Sep 1919 and died on 12 Jul 1990 in Austin, Minnesota at age 70. She was known as Minnie. Philomena married Carl Anderson on 13 Apr 1940. Carl was born on 10 Sep 1915. They had four children.

7-Judy married John Kolb. They had three children: Scott, Steven, and Susan.

7-Karen Anderson married Bryan Peterson. They had two children: Douglas and Lisa.

7-Diane C. Anderson was born in 1946. Diane married Harry Velleno. Harry was born on 1 Aug 1945. They had three children: Harry Anderson, Carl Anderson, and Peter.

7-Cynthia Marie Anderson married Gary E. Afenson.

6-Alvina Elizabeth Schrandt was born on 19 Nov 1921 and died on 15 Jan 2005 in Stacyville at age 83. Alvina married Clem Theobald. Clem was born in 1920. They had seven children.

7-Ronald William Theobald married Valerie Viga. They had two children: Jeffrey William and Mandy Ann.

7-Susan Ann Theobald married Verlyn Norbert Mullenbach. They had three children: Robert Thomas, Cory Alan, and Kelly Ann.

7-Michael Eugene Theobald married Nancy Lee Hatten. They had two children: Julia Renee and Laura Lynn.

7-Linda Louise Theobald married Robin Reding. They had three children: Whitney Elizabeth, Anna Elizabeth, and Christian Nicholas.

7-Jane Marie Theobald married Denton James Voss. They had three children: Alaina Michelle, Rachel Briana, and William Gunther.

7-Edward Gerald Theobald married Brenda Miller. They had three children: Matthew Edward, Alexander James, and Megan Lee.

7-Thomas Alan Theobald married Darla Heaps.

5-John Frederick Schrandt was born on 10 Mar 1881 in Festina and died on 13 Jun 1887 at age 6.

5-Joseph Bernard Schrandt was born on 14 Mar 1883 in Festina and died on 27 Jan 1964 in Festina at age 80. Joseph married Anna Drilling, daughter of John F. Drilling and Kathryn Jacobs, on 20 Oct 1908 in Cresco. Anna was born on 22 Mar 1887 in Festina and died on 23 Feb 1920 in Festina at age 32. They had five children.

6-Cletus W. Schrandt was born on 9 Oct 1909 in Festina and died on 31 Mar 1997 in Maquoketa, Jackson Co., Iowa at age 87. Cletus married Genevieve Faye on 18 Nov 1972. Genevieve was born on 2 Mar 1907 and died on 9 Aug 1995 in Maquoketa, Jackson Co., Iowa at age 88.

6-Marie Schrandt was born on 18 Oct 1912 in Festina and died on 20 Jun 1989 in St. Lucas at age 76. Marie married Clement Kuennen, son of Nicholas Kuennen and Mary Reicks, on 12 Oct 1937. Clement was born on 2 Mar 1909 and died on 30 Aug 1998 in New Hampton at age 89.

6-Albina M. Schrandt was born on 20 Aug 1915 and died on 27 Nov 2002 in Fort Atkinson at age 87. Albina married Albert Kruse, son of Anton Kruse and Mary Lichter, on 6 May 1935. Albert was born on 21 Nov 1905 in St. Lucas and died in Jul 1979 in Fort Atkinson at age 73. They had three children: Anthony J., Alvin N., and Kenneth D..

6-Joseph Schrandt was born on 20 Jun 1917 in Festina and died on 20 Jun 1917.

6-Deonisius (Denis) Schrandt was born on 11 Feb 1920 and died on 27 Sep 1999 in Charles City at age 79. Deonisius married Ida T. Fasctnach. Ida was born on 10 May 1917 and died on 11 Apr 1995 in Waterloo at age 77. They had two children: Eugene Leo and Arnold Bernard.

7-Eugene Leo Schrandt was born on 29 Nov 1953 in live in Charles City. Eugene married Mary J. Gesell. Mary was born on 1 Aug 1954. They had one son: William Joseph.

7-Arnold Bernard Schrandt was born on 13 Dec 1954.

5-Mary Josephine Schrandt was born on 8 Apr 1885 in Festina and died on 3 May 1962 in Festina at age 77. Mary married Joseph J. Buchheit, son of Nicholas Buchheit and Juliana Duclos, on 23 May 1905. Joseph was born on 13 Jan 1879 in Festina and died on 9 Dec 1949 in Festina at age 70. They had seven children.

6-Hubert William Buchheit was born on 9 May 1908 and died on 11 Oct 1991 in Iowa at age 83. Hubert married Irma Eleanor Moellers, daughter of Anthony Moellers and Rose Bushman, on 25 Jan 1932. Irma was born on 2 Mar 1910 in Military Twp., Winneshiek Co. Iowa, died on 25 Jan 2005 at age 94, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors Cemetery. They had two children.

7-Gilbert J. Buchheit was born in 1937. Gilbert married Catherine E.. They had one son, Troy J.

7-Rosa Buchheit married Mr. Jensen.

6-Edward Nicolaus Buchheit was born on 24 Jan 1907 and died on 30 Oct 1979 in Fort Atkinson at age 72. Edward married Laurene R.. She was born on 13 Apr 1906 and died on 11 Jun 1993 in Fort Atkinson at age 87.

6-Emma Angela Buchheit was born on 30 Mar 1910, died on 21 Nov 2003 in New Hampton at age 93, and was buried in Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Emma married Edward H. Kuennen, son of John Henry Kuennen and Theresa J. (Tracy) Martin, on 6 May 1930. He was born on 2 Jun 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 2 Oct 1998 in Lawler at age 96. They had nine children.

7-Genevieve Mary Kuennen was born on 9 Mar 1931. She married Lauren E. Costigan. Lauren was born on 2 Aug 1927. They had three children: Stephanie, Suzanne, and Rebecca.

7-Joan Kuennen was born on 13 Aug 1932 and died on 28 Aug 1967 in Lawler at age 35. Joan married Lauren E. Costigan on 12 Aug 1952. Lauren was born on 2 Aug 1927. They had 11 children: Patrick, Daniel, James, David, Linda, Jenetta, Jennifer, Sara, Shawn, Brian, and Karen.

7-John Kuennen was born on 23 Jun 1934 and died on 8 Oct 1955 in Lawler at age 21.

7-Leroy Kuennen was born on 10 Feb 1936. Leroy married Colleen Anne Marron on 25 Jun 1956. Colleen was born on 21 Feb 1938. They had six children: Leann M., Mary, Patricia, Geralyn, Lisa, and Edward.

7-Shirley Kuennen was born on 12 Dec 1937. Shirley married Richard Maher on 13 Jun 1959. They had four children: John, Mark, David, and Michele.

7-Gladys Kuennen was born on 21 Nov 1940. Gladys married Raymond Myers. Raymond was born on 7 Mar 1936. They had four children: Eileen, Paula, Sharon, and Jane.

7-Edward Lawrence Kuennen was born on 24 Aug 1947. Edward married Helen Junko on 16 Dec 1967. They had three children: Amy J., Kristin, and Emily.

7-Paul B. Kuennen was born on 9 Aug 1942. Paul married Gertrude Angela Hageman. Gertrude was born on 13 Oct 1942. They had four children: Lynn, Julie Mae, Shiela J., and Jacqueline A.

7-Joseph Kuennen was born on 12 May 1953 and died on 22 Sep 1972 in Lawler at age 19.

6-Irene Mary Buchheit was born on 17 Apr 1912 and died on 15 Mar 1989 in Mc Gregor, Clayton Co., Iowa at age 76. Irene married Victor L. Huinker, son of Joseph B. Huinker and Johanna Braun, after 1930. Victor was born on 22 May 1907 in Festina, died on 27 May 2001 in Woodstock, Mchenry Co, Illinois at age 94, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, West Union.

6-Bernard Casper Barney) Buchheit was born on 4 Jun 1914 and died in Dec 1984 in Wichita, Kansas at age 70. Bernard married Helen Luzum on 19 Oct 1937. She was born on 22 Feb 1915 and died on 2 Sep 1988 in Wichita at age 73.

6-Lawrence Anton Buchheit was born on 17 May 1917 in Festina, died on 20 Sep 2004 in Ossian at age 87, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolars. Lawrence married Bernice Johanna (Bernie) Huinker, daughter of Frank Joseph Huinker and Caroline (Carrie) Einck, on 12 Jun 1939 in Our Lady of Seven Dolars. Bernice was born in Festina. They had four children.

7-Ronald F. Buchheit was born on 8 Jul 1940. Ronald married Bernice B. She was born on 20 Feb 1938.

7-Dianne Buchheit was born on 30 Nov 1941. Dianne married Philip J. French. Philip was born on 14 May 1944.

7-Anna Mae Buchheit

7-Kevin J. Buchheit was born on 23 Aug 1959.

6-Winnefred Buchheit was born on 12 Oct 1921. Winnefred married Herbert J. Einck, son of Joseph Henry Einck and Katherine Huinker, on 29 Jan 1946. Herbert was born on 17 Feb 1916 in Festina and died on 31 Mar 2000 in Decorah at age 84. They had one son.

7-Norman Einck was born on 9 May 1958. Norman married Cynthia Kuennen, daughter of Clarence Victor Kuennen and Geneva Mathilda Huinker. Cynthia was born on 20 Feb 1958. They had three children: Wendy, Heidi, and Jordan.

5-Theodore Martin Schrandt was born on 10 Apr 1887 in Festina and died on 6 Aug 1957 in Festina at age 70. He was known as Dick. Theodore married Magdalene Giesing, daughter of Theodore Giesing and Elizabeth Moellers, on 24 Sep 1912. Magdalene was born on 22 Feb 1889 in Festina and died on 25 Jun 1950 in Festina at age 61. They had ten childrenen.

6-Walter William Schrandt was born on 29 Mar 1914 in Festina and died in Oct 1984 in West Union at age 70. The SS record shows that he was a long time or retired rail road worker. Walter married Christine Kruse, daughter of Anton Kruse and Mary Lichter, on 4 May 1936. Christine was born on 9 Jul 1902 in St. Lucas and died on 14 Sep 1972 in Independence at age 70. They had three children: Arlene Mary, Edna Christina, and Eleanore.

6-Eunice Julia Schrandt was born on 11 Aug 1927. Eunice married Kenneth Krause on 17 Mar 1954. Kenneth was born on 18 Sep 1930. They had three children.

7-Jeffery Michael Krause was born on 9 Sep 1955.

7-Steven John Krause was born on 9 Oct 1957. Steven married Kathleen Naudus on 5 Oct 1979. They had three children: Tysha Lee, David John, and Barbara Cheyenne. Steven next married Joanne Hollenbeck on 25 Jun 1977. Joanne was born on 17 May 1960.

7-Susan Carol Krause was born on 13 Dec 1960.

6-Winefrida Mary Schrandt was born on 29 Mar 1914. Winefrida married William Hartman on 24 Nov 1936. William was born on 7 Jul 1906 and died in Jul 1982 in North Washington, Iowa at age 76.

6-Herbert Joseph Schrandt was born on 28 Oct 1915 and died on 11 Jul 1964 in Iowa at age 48. Herbert married Florence Edna Torkelson on 5 Jun 1946. Florence was born on 29 Oct 1916 and died in 1948 at age 32. They had four children.

7-Gerald Dean Schrandt was born on 12 Dec 1940. Gerald married Beverly Ann Green. Beverly was born on 8 May 1939. They had a daughter, Julie R.

7-Donald Raymond Schrandt was born on 1 Apr 1946. Donald married Lynn Ann Davies.

7-Joyce Schrandt married Richard Linderbaum. Joyce next married Raymond Piorkowske.

7-Joan Mary Schrandt was born on 25 Jul 1958. Joan married Jerome (Jerry) Clarence Ameling, son of Clarence Ameling and Ida Smith, on 17 Oct 1981. Jerome was born on 16 Dec 1952.

6-Hugo Bernard Schrandt was born on 28 Oct 1915. Hugo married Lauraine Johanna Einck, daughter of Joseph Henry Einck, on 5 Jun 1946. Lauraine was born on 15 Jul 1918. They had four children:.

7-David Theodore Schrandt was born on 26 Jul 1947. David married Barbara Jean Wascher on 21 Jul 1972. Barbara was born on 24 Mar 1945.

7-Marvin Joseph Schrandt was born on 2 Sep 1949. Marvin married Michelle Merrill on 27 Dec 1975. Michelle was born on 15 Apr 1950. They had two children: Jon Merill and Brad.

7-Connie Helen Schrandt was born on 4 Nov 1950.

7-James Alvin Schrandt was born on 11 Nov 1956.

6-Adella Mary Schrandt was born on 9 Apr 1917. Adella married Lambert Jacob Walz. Lambert was born on 13 Mar 1916 and died on 7 Feb 1999 in Fairfax, Marin Co., California at age 82. They had four children.

7-Mary Jean Walz was born on 23 Aug 1941. Mary married William T. Davidson.

7-Dorothy Ann Walz was born on 26 Dec 1943. Dorothy married Lawrence Warren Bass on 13 Oct 1962. Lawrence was born on 22 Jun 1938. They had three children: Lawrence W., William E., and Barbara J.

7-Richard Edward Walz was born on 2 Oct 1950. Richard married Rae Marie Powell on 8 Aug 1988. Rae was born on 20 Feb 1950 in San Rafael. They had one son: Anthony J.

7-Sandra Susan Walz was born on 4 Feb 1954. Sandra married Steven Foster on 19 Nov 1972. They had a daughter, Kristin.

Adella next married Lawrence Schlee on 18 Oct 1939.

6-Wilma Anna Schrandt was born on 10 Dec 1918 and died on 2 Mar 1971 at age 52. Wilma married Lawrence Schlee. They had three children.

7-Darrell Roman Schlee married Mary Kay Turner. They had five children: Karen, Debra K., Michael, Melissa L., and Jamie M.

6-Cornelius Joseph Schrandt was born on 26 Jul 1920, died on 7 Jan 1992 in Vetrans Memorial Hospital, Waukon at age 71, and was buried in Iowa River Cemetery. Cornelius married Florence Iverson on 6 Jun 1951. Florence was born on 10 Oct 1930. They had one son.

7-Thomas Olaf Schrandt was born on 13 Feb 1955.

6-Thecla Anna Schrandt was born on 16 Apr 1922. Thecla married Bill Wagner on 18 Nov 1946. Bill was born on 29 Mar 1916 and died on 29 Oct 1981 at age 65. They had two children: Carl and Patti Ann.

7-Carl Wagner was born on 14 Mar 1948. Carl married Terry Fleming on 18 Jun 1977.

7-Patti Ann Wagner was born on 14 Oct 1952. Patti married Richard Decroff on 4 Dec 1976.

6-William George Schrandt was born on 1 Jul 1925. William married Mary Lou Malanaphy on 1 Jun 1949. Mary was born on 9 Jun 1930. They had eight children.

7-Michael William Schrandt was born on 9 Jan 1951.

7-Martha Magdalene Schrandt was born on 23 Feb 1953.

7-Rebecca Schrandt was born on 15 May 1954.

7-Tim Joseph Schrandt was born on 11 Jun 1955. Tim married Crystal Leigh Thlmer. She was born on 2 Jun 1961.

7-William Schrandt Jr. was born on 26 Jul 1956.

7-Pamela Joan Schrandt was born on 14 Oct 1957. She married Mark Alan Kopriva on 10 Jun 1978. Mark was born on 16 Jun 1953.

7-Daniel John Schrandt was born on 22 May 1960.

7-Peter Joseph Schrandt was born on 7 Dec 1962.

4-Sister Caroline Meyer Fspa was born on 18 Jun 1852 and died on 3 May 1909 in La Crosse at age 56. She became a nun, Sister Mary Constantine.

4-J. Henry Meyer was born on 18 Oct 1854 in Iowa, died on 17 Feb 1879 in St. Lucas at age 24, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. He married Maria Catharina Elisabeth Schmitt, daughter of Jacob Schmitt and Elizabeth Lehrman, on 26 Apr 1876 in St. Lucas. Maria was born on 6 Jun 1856 in New Munster, Kenosha Co., Wisconsin, was christened on 13 Jun 1956 in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, Wheatland Tqp., Kenosha Co., Wisconsin, and died on 30 Nov 1883 in St. Lucas at age 27. They had two children. He died on the same day his daughter was born. His two children, Martin and Mary were raised by their grandparents, Jacob and Elizabeth Schmitt.

5-Martin Meyer was born on 29 Mar 1877 and died on 12 Jun 1957 in Fort Atkinson at age 80. Martin married Dorothea Louise Meyer, daughter of Theodore Henry Meyer and Louisa Lehman, on 14 Oct 1902. Dorothea was born on 2 Feb 1881 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Feb 1933 in Fort Atkinson at age 52. They had eight children: Euphemia Mary, Legor William, Dennis Nicholas, Margaret Catherine, Rudolph Joseph, Hildegard Ann, Eugene George, and Norbert Jerome. In 1930 they lived on a farm in Washington Twp.

5-Mary Meyer (Sister Margaret) was born on 17 Feb 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 22 May 1906 in Racine, Wisconsin at age 27.

4-Barney Meyer was born in Jun 1856 in St. Lucas and died on 18 Apr 1901 in St. Lucas of Tuberculosis at age 44. Barney married Catherine Martin, daughter of Johan Adam Martin and Barbara Balk, about 1884. Catherine was born on 31 Oct 1865 in Festina and died on 1 Mar 1907 in St. Lucas at age 41. They had seven children: Bernard Andrew, Barbara, Adam, Aloysius T., Henry, Theresia, and Anna. Their eight children were left without parents and the family was split up. Henry and Anna, the youngest went to live with the Kramers.

5-Bernard Andrew Meyer was born on 30 Nov 1885 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Jul 1966 in Kingfisher, Kingfisher Co., Oklahoma at age 80. Bernard married Mary Philomena Kruse, daughter of Henry Kruse and Susanna Werner, on 29 Sep 1909 in St. Lucas. Mary was born on 16 Jun 1885 in St. Lucas, died on 25 Jan 1946 in St. Mary's Hospital, Enid, Garfield Co., Oklahoma at age 60, and was buried in Feb 1946 in St. Joseph's Cemetery. They had seven children.

Ben A. Meyer, 81 of Loyal died Saturday in a local nursing home after a short illness. He was born Nov. 30, 1884 a t St. Lucas, Iowa. After their marriage, they moved to Okarche and in 1920 they moved to the present home, two miles west of Loyal. Survivors include two sons, Nick, and Bernard of Okarche; daughters, Miss Irma Meyer of Enid, Mrs. Dan E. (Marie) Hanna Jr. of Fort Smith, Arkansas; Mrs. Zenon (Florence) Sigl and Mrs. Leo V. (Mildred) Sigl, both of Kingfisher; brothers, Adam of Calmar, Iowa, and Henry of Deer Creek, Minn; a sister, Mrs. Louis, (Anna) Schrad of Wall Lake, Iowa and 18 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1946, and his eldest son, Henry in 1962. (name should be Harry.) Death certificate shows cause of death as acute pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure.

6-Harry Joseph Meyer was born on 22 Nov 1910 in Okarche, Oklahoma and died on 13 May 1962 in Okarche Hospital, Okarche at age 51. Harry married Lula Ann McDowell, daughter of Charles McDowell and Mary Higginbotham, on 4 Jul 1947 in St. Joseph's, Loyal. Lula was born on 7 Dec 1912 in Kil, Oklahoma and died on 18 Jan 1989 in Loyal, Oklahoma at age 76. They had two children: Charles Ben and Richard Ernest.

Harry J. Meyer, 51, of Loyal died unexpectedly in Okarche Memorial hospital. He had been hospitalized early last month because of a foot injury. then, after having been back home for five weeks, he re-entered the hospital last Tuesday for treatment of pneumonia. His death was due to a blood clot. Burial will be made in the Loyal Catholic cemetery.

He was born at Okarche on Nov. 22, 1910, and moved to the Loyal community in 1920. He had resided there continuously since then, except for a period from 1942 to 1945, while he was in the military service. He was united in marriage with Lula McDowell on July 4, 1947, in the Loyal Catholic church.
Survivors include the wife, Lula, and sons, Charles and Richard, of the home; father, Ben A. Meyer of Loyal; brothers, Nick of Loyal and Bernard of Okarche; sisters, Mrs. Dan E. (Marie) Hanna of Little Rock, Ark., Irma S. Meyer of Enid, and Mrs. Zenon (Florence) Sigl and Mrs. Leo (Mildred) Sigl of Kingfisher.
State of Oklahoma Certificate of Death #008471 states cause of death as: Pulmonary Embolism - (occured when rail road car door fell on foot) Other significant conditions contributing to death - acute labor pneumonia.M

7-Charles Ben Meyer was born on 23 Dec 1948. Charles married Deborah L.. She was born in 1948. They had two children.

8-Angela Dawn Meyer

8-Michael Eugene Meyer was born in 1970. Michael married Misty Dawn Mastalka. Misty was born on 17 Feb 1974. They had a daughter.

9-Emily Lauren Meyer

Charles next married Deborah Lunn Blackwell.

7-Richard Ernest Meyer married Debra Ann Myers, daughter of Buck Myers on 18 May 1974. They had two children: Richard Alan and Buckie Joseph. Richard next married Claudia Laverne Hamilton.

6-Nicolas Bernard Meyer was born on 3 Oct 1912 in Okarche and died on 28 Mar 1998 in Hitchcock, Blane Co., Oklahoma at age 85.

6-Irma Sarah Meyer was born on 23 Oct 1914 in Okarche, died on 17 Jul 1998 in St. Mary's Hospital, Enid, Oklahoma at age 83, and was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

She graduated from Enid Business College in 1936 and began her career with the Social Security Administration in 1937 at Tulsa. She served as claims representative in Lawto n and Oklahom a City before moving to Enid in 1950. She retired in 1974. During her long career, she also served on extensive temporary duty assignments in Arkansas, Salt Lake City, Chicago and in Pennsylvania, where she help victims of black lung disease develop their claims. She was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church from the day of its founding and served as the first secretary of the council, a position she held until ill health caused her resignation in 1983. She was also a charter member of Catholic Daughters of America, Court of St. Cecelia and served as its first regent. She was past president of Enid Business and Professional Women's Club and a member of Beta Si gma Phi Laureate Gamma Chapter, in which she held various offices and committee chairmanships. She is survived by two brothers, Nick B. Meyer of Hitchcock and Bernard J. Meyer of Okarche and three sisters, Florence Sigl and Mildred Sigl, both of Kingfisher, and Marie Hanna of Ft. Smith, Ark.

6-Marie Meyer was born on 6 Jul 1918. Marie married Dan E. Hanna. Dan was born on 26 Sep 1920 and died on 9 May 1998 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at age 77.

6-Florence Meyer was born on 15 Jan 1924. She married Zenon Sigl, son of Val Sigl and Amelia Libecayt. They had three children: Donna Marie, Larry Michael, and Kenneth Wayne.

6-Mildred Katherine Meyer was born on 4 Feb 1926 in Loyal, Oklahoma and died on 18 Sep 1998 in Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City at age 72. Mildred married Leo Val Sigl, son of Val Sigl and Amelia Libecayt, on 5 Nov 1946 in Oklahoma. Leo was born on 10 Apr 1923 in Oklahoma and died on 15 Jun 2000 in Oklahoma at age 77. They had five children: Katherine Marie, Patricia, David Leo, Joan Elisabeth, and Steven Edward.

From September 23, 1998 Kingfisher (Okla.) Times & Free Press: Mildred Katherine Sigl, 72, of Kingfsher died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City. Mass of
Christian Burial at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic church in Kingfisher. Burial will be at Kingfisher Cemetery. She was born Feb. 4, 1926, in
Loyal to Bernard and Mary (Kruse) Meyer. She was a graduate of Loyal High School and married Leo Val Sigl on Nov. 26, 1946, in Loyal. She was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband Leo; three daughters, Katherine Corbin of Enid, John Hendrix of Norman, and Patricia Mantooth of Floresville, Texas; two sons, Steve Sigl of Kingfisher and David
Sigl of Ceder Falls, Iowa; one brother, Bernard Meyer of Okarche; two sisters, Marie Hanna of Fort Smith, Ark., and Florence Sigl of Kingfisher, and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her parents, two brothers and one sister.

6-Bernard John Meyer was born on 5 Apr 1920 in Oklahoma. He married Anna Belle Maschino. Anna was born on 15 May 1923 and died in Oct 1986 in Okarche, Oklahoma at age 63. They had eight children: Carolyn Marie, Alice Kay, Barbara Irene, Robert Peter, Mary Ann, John Bernard, Donald Edward, and Thomas Joseph.

7-Mary Ann Meyer was born on 9 Jun 1950 in Oklahoma. She married Louis E. Boeckman on 4 Apr 1970 in Okarche. They had 6 children.

8-Melinda Jean Boeckman

8-Cynthia Jo Boeckman.

8-Amy Christine Boeckman.

8-Christopher Boeckman.

8-Lisa Marie Boeckman

8-Andrea Gail Boeckman.

7-Carolyn Marie Meyer was born on 11 Dec 1951. She married James Robert Womack on 20 Nov 1981. They had three children, Jeffrey Alan, Brian Michael and Sarah Ann.

7-John Bernard Meyer was born on 26 Jul 1953 in Oklahoma. John married Joan Marie Schaefer on 23 Apr 1977. They had five children, John David, Maryn Beth, Mayme Marie, Joshua John and Jillan Frances.

7-Alice Katherine Meyer was born on 29 Jul 1955. She married David Christopher Densmore on 12 Sep 1980. They had three children, Kari Ann, Eric Christopher and Kyle David.

7-Donald Edward Meyer was born on 14 Aug 1956. He married Debra Ann Farmer on 31 Mar 1997 in Nevada. They have two daughters, Carolyn Jean and Jennifer Marie.

7-Thomas Joseph Meyer was born on 3 Oct 1959. He married Margaret Christine Martinez on 1 Jun 1985. They have two sons, Andrew Thomas and Daniel Lee.

7-Robert Peter Meyer was born on 23 Jun 1961. He married Lynne Rochelle Karlin on 23 Sep 1989. She was born in Mar 1962. They have three children: Jacob Robert, Anna Nicole and Kacy Lauren.

7-Barbara Irene Meyer was born on 15 May 1964. She married Fredric King on 17 Dec 1982. They have three children, Trenton Dean, Audrye Dahn, and Kody Blaine.

5-Barbara Meyer was born on 6 Jul 1886 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Sep 1923 in Loyal, Kingfisher Co., Oklahoma at age 37. She married Nick Jacobs. Nick was born on 13 Jul 1883 and died on 1 Feb 1955 at age 71. They had five children.

6-Bernard Jacobs was born on 20 Jan 1910 and died on 17 Nov 1972 at age 62.

6-Mathew Jacobs was born on 8 Sep 1911 in Oklahoma and died on 19 Sep 1993 in Tebbetts, Callaway Co., Missouri at age 82. Long-time or retired railroad workers.

6-Albert Jacobs was born on 6 May 1913 and died on 18 Jan 1977 in Tebbetts at age 63. Albert married Mary C. Dorsey.

6-Edward Jacobs was born in 1920.

6-Joseph Jacobs was born on 3 Sep 1921 and died of lockjaw on 30 Jun 1927 in Springs Hospital, Enid at age 5.

5-Adam Meyer was born on 28 Jul 1888 in St. Lucas and died in Nov 1976 in Calmar at age 88. He married Cecelia Bodensteiner, daughter of Joseph Bodensteiner and Mary Gehling, on 4 Oct 1909. She was born on 28 Oct 1882 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Sep 1975 in Calmar at age 92. They had five children.

6-Raymond Meyer was born on 17 Sep 1910 inCalmar and died on 8 Nov 1976 in Decorah at age 66. Raymond married Josephine Mc Donnell on 12 Jan 1938. Josephine was born on 26 May 1918 in Denison, Iowa and died on 3 Mar 1998 at age 79. They had four children.

7-Charles Meyer

7-Robert Edwin Meyer was born on 27 Jul 1944. Robert married Rosemary R. Lechtenberg. She was born on 27 Jul 1944. They had two children: Vicki Rose and Terry Richard.

8-Vicki Rose Meyer married Jeffrey Kent Smith.

8-Terry Richard Meyer was born on 14 Jul 1966 in Cedar Rapids and died on 5 Apr 1999 in Cedar Rapids at age 32.

7-David Meyer

7-Kevin Meyer

6-Aloysius E. Meyer was born on 20 Jan 1914 in Calmar and died on 10 Feb 2002 in Marion, Linn Co., Iowa at age 88. He married Julitta F. Wenthold, daughter of John C. Wenthold and Anna Busch. She was born on 2 Nov 1914 in Festina and died on 13 Oct 2001 in Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa at age 86. They had a daughter : Mary Jane.

Services for Julitta F. Meyer, 86, Springville, were held Oct. 16, at St. Isidore Catholic Church, Springville. Burial was in the Springville Cemetery. Julitta died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, at the Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa, following a long illness. Julitta was born Nov. 2, 1914, the daughter of John and Anna (Busch) Wenthold in Festina. She married Aloysius E. Meyer on Nov. 14, 1939 in Festina. Julitta and Aloysius lived near Waucoma until 1979 when they moved to Springville. She was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church for over 20 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mathilda Kleve and Mary Kleve; and five brothers, Albert, Felix, Leo, Aloys and Herbert Wenthold. Julitta is survived by her husband Aloysius; a daughter, Mary (Bob) Zander, Marion; a sister, Ruth (Arnold) Bodensteiner, Lawler; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.

7-Mary Jane Meyer was born on 13 Apr 1948. Mary married Robert Lawrence Zander. Robert was born on 14 Oct 1943. They had two children.

8-Lori L. Zander

8-Lisa J. Zander was born on 1 Oct 1972.

6-Evelyn M. Meyer was born on 4 Apr 1917 in Calmar. Evelyn married Edwin B. Bullerman, son of Herman Bullerman and Amelia Eimers, on 13 Sep 1939. Edwin was born on 19 Feb 1913 in Festina and died on 25 May 1994 in Decorah at age 81. They had seven children.

7-Nancy Bullerman

7-Joan Bullerman was born from 1938 to 1960.

7-Roger H. Bullerman was born on 1 Jan 1941. Roger married Patricia Roberta. Patricia was born on 19 May 1945. They had five children:l.

8-William J. Bullerman was born on 4 Nov 1963.

8-Tammi L. Bullerman was born on 21 Aug1964. Tammi married Dan Luzum on 7 May 2004.

8-Brian Edwin Bullerman was born on 11 Feb 1966.

8-Lisa M Bullerman was born on 6 Jul 1969.

8-Robert Michael Bullerman was born on 2 Jun 1970.

7-Gerald A. Bullerman was born on 3 Jan 1943, died on 10 Apr 2004 in Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo at age 61, and was buried in Burr Oak Cemetery. Gerald married Joyce A.. Joyce was born on 1 Feb 1950. He died from complications from a spinal cord injury.

7-Clifford L. Bullerman was born on 1 Jan 1945. Clifford married Joyce. They had three children.

8-Joyce M. Bullerman was born on 19 May 1970.

8-Brenda Kay Bullerman was born on 22 Jun 1974.

8-Nicole Bullerman married Dr. William Remington on 30 Sep 2005 in St. Benedicts, Decorah.

7-Arlo A. Bullerman was born on 19 Jan 1948.

7-Linus E. Bullerman was born on 27 Oct 1953.

6-Irene Meyer was born on 9 Jan 1921 in Calmar. Irene married Edwin E. Einck, son of Joseph Henry Einck and Katherine Huinker. Edwin was born on 20 Dec 1913 in Washington, Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 23 May 1975 in Decorah at age 61. They had six children.

7-Duane J. Einck was born on 18 Dec 1942 in Ossian.

7-Darlene Einck was born on 29 Oct 1946. Darlene married Mr. Benedict.

7-Donald R. Einck was born on 1 Mar 1949.

7-Denice Einck married Mr. O'Shea.

7-Dean Arnold Einck was born on 14 Jan 1954 in Decorah and died on 3 May 2001 in Decorah at age 47.;

7-Debra Kay Einck was born on 28 Jan 1962. Debra married Mark Donald Palmersheim.

6-Arnold P. Meyer was born on 12 Jun 1925 in Calmar. Arnold married Norma Jean Frana. Norma was born in 1928. They had 11 children: Douglas, Kelly, Tracy, Carole, Bonnie, Glenda, Jacyn, Brian, Carson, Dena, and Zoe.

5-Aloysius T. Meyer was born in Jul 1891 in St. Lucas, died in 1946 in Waucoma at age 55, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Aloysius married Leonora E.. Leonora was born on 13 Oct 1888 in Iowa and died in Feb 1971 at age 82.

5-Henry Meyer was born on 8 Aug 1895 in St. Lucas and died in Feb 1976 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa at age 80. This is a possible date of death. It shows his date of birth as August 6, and the August 8th could be his baptism date.

5-Theresia Meyer was born in Jan 1896 in St. Lucas. She married Philip Hageman, son of John Hageman Sr. and Mary E. Buchheit. Philip was born on 14 May 1892 in Fort Atkinson and died on 4 Nov 1989 in Ossian, Winneshiek Co., Iowa at age 97. They had three children: Cyril, Adrian J., and Sylvia C.

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6-Cyril Hageman was born on 6 Jul 1923 and died on 3 Dec 1990 in Ossian at age 67. Cyril married Rose C. Gehling, daughter of Bernard A. Gehling and Theresa W., on 11 May 1946. Rose was born on 25 Jun 1923 in Fort Atkinson and died on 14 Jun 1966 at age 42. They had three children: Theresa, Roseann, and Madonna.

6-Adrian J. Hageman was born on 5 Apr 1925 in Fort Atkinson. Adrian married Lillian Marie Huinker, daughter of William Theodore (Pete) Huinker and Ida Einck, on 8 Nov 1948 in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Ossian. Lillian was born on 22 Aug 1924 in Seneca, Wisconsin, died on 25 Jan 2004 in Ossian Senior Hospice at age 79, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolars, Festina. They had six children.

7-Jean Ann Hageman was born on 28 Aug 1945. Jean married Daniel Knight. They had two children: Heather Lynn and Casey Daniel.

7-Sandra Kay Hageman was born on 21 Sep 1949. Sandra married David Francis Matt. David was born on 29 Dec 1943. They had three children: Christa Marie, Stephanie Lynn, and Bradley David.

7-Harold Cyril Hageman was born on 19 May 1952. Harold married Kristi Monroe. Kristi was born on 25 Oct 1957. They had two children: Trevor P. and Tara Lee.

7-Peggy Lee Hageman was born in Nov 1954. Peggy married Gerald Becker. They had three children: Sara Beth, Matthew Gerard, and Cole William.

7-William A. Hageman was born on 20 Mar 1959. William married Jennifer A. Gehling. Jennifer was born on 14 Sep 1962. They had two children: Jacqueline and Michelle.

7-Gerralynn Marie Hageman was born on 28 Jan 1966. Gerralynn married Timothy Michael Allison. Timothy was born on 26 Oct 1965. They had two children: Dylan and Whitney.

6-Sylvia C. Hageman was born on 13 Apr 1927. Sylvia married Edmund H. Ehler. Edmund was born on 2 Jul 1916 and died on 26 Nov 2004 in Calmar at age 88. They had five children.

7-Kenneth P. Ehler was born on 22 Sep 1952. He married Audrey Jean Whitcanack. She was born on 22 Oct 1954.

7-Lawrence W. Ehler was born on 28 Feb 1954.

7-Theresa Lou Ehler was born on 19 Jun 1958. Theresa married Loren Schmitt on 25 Sep 1982. Loren was born on 17 Aug 1957. They had three children: Matthew Philip, Brian John, and Kurt Daniel.

7-Marianne Ehler was born in 1960.

7-Terrance Ehler was born on 29 Dec 1967. Terrance married Bonnie Uhlenhake. They had one son: Andrew Justin.

5-Anna Meyer

4-August Meyer was born in Jun 1857 in St. Lucas, died in 1935 in Waucoma at age 78, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. He was baptized Frederic Augustus Meyer. August married Mary Katherine Untereiner, daughter of Jacques (Jacob) Untereiner and Elisabeth Bouillon. Mary was born in 1863 in Festina, died in 1954 in Waucoma at age 91, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. They had five children..

5-John Jacob Meyer was born on 29 Jan 1884 in Waucoma. John married Josephine Anna Bouska, daughter of Martin Bouska and Frances Rezabek/Resabeck, on 24 Nov 1908. Josephine was born on 13 Aug 1889 and died on 24 Jan 1984 in Lime Springs age 94. They had five children.

6-Edward A. Meyer was born on 22 Nov 1912 and died on 27 Oct 1996 in Lime Springs at age 83. Edward married Edith Barbara.

6-Earl J. Meyer was born in 1917.

6-Margaret Meyer was born in 1920.

6-Robert Henry Meyer was born in 1923 in Forest, Howard Co., Iowa. Robert married Ione E.

6-Elaine C. Meyer was born in 1926 in Forest.

5-Barbara Mary Meyer was born on 18 May 1888 in Eden Twp. She married George Joseph Herold. He was born 7 Jun 1883 in Jackson, died in Jun 1960 in St. Lucas and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had one child.

6-Jerome Anthony Herold was born 9 Apr 1911 and died 11 Jun 1989 in Minnesota. He married Florence Anna Backes, daughter of Joseph Backes and Anna Herold. They had two children.

7-Margaret Mary Herold was born 6 Dec 1946 in Minnesota.

7-David George Herold was born 20 Nov 1947 in Minnesota.

5-Dorothea H. (Dora) Meyer was born on 18 May 1888 in Eden Twp.

5-Elizabeth M. Meyer was born in Jul 1892.

5-Julia A. Meyer was born in 1903 in Eden Twp.

4-Anne Meyer was born in 1861.

4-Elizabeth Meyer was born on 11 Oct 1863 in St. Lucas, died on 2 May 1905 at age 41, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. She married Theodore Joseph Hageman, son of August Hageman and Maria Greving. Theodore was born on 15 Aug 1860 in New Vienna, Iowa, died on 11 Aug 1923 in St. Lucas at age 62, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. They had seven childreni.

5-John T. Hageman was born on 27 Nov 1888 in Festina and died on 8 Apr 1972 in Waucoma at age 83. He registered for the draft stating that he was single, employed by his father, Theo, on his farm in Auburn. The 1927 farmers directory for Auburn Twp. shows he owned 80 acres in Sec. 7. In 1930 he was single and lived on a farm next to Joseph B. Hageman and Conrad Schmitt. John married Elizabeth Jacobs. She was born on 13 Feb 1899 and died on 26 Dec 1965. They were buried at St. Luke's Cemetery.

5-Anna Hageman was born on 17 Oct 1891 in St. Lucas, died in Mar 1983 in Gilbertville, Black Hawk Co., Iowa at age 91, and was buried in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery. Anna married Mathew Bornong. Mat was born on 27 Nov 1896, died on 17 Jun 1979 in Gilbertville at age 82, and was buried in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery. He registered for the draft in Gilbertville stating he was an impliment dealer. His mother was Mary and he had brothers, Frank and John and a sister, Anna. His mother emigrated in 1876. In 1930, Matt was 42 years old is still single, living with his mother on a farm next to his brother, Frank, and his family.

5-Joseph B. Hageman was born on 23 May 1894 in St. Lucas, died on 10 Feb 1957 in St. Lucas at age 62, and was buried in St. Lucas. Joseph married Catherine Schmitt, daughter of Jacob Schmitt Sr. and Anna Meyer, on 16 Nov 1921 in St. Lucas. Catherine was born on 12 Dec 1900 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Oct 2001 in New Hampton at age 100. They had 13 children.

6-Florian T. Hageman was born on 7 Jul 1923 in Festina. Florian married Irma Anna Wurzer, daughter of Konrad T. Wurzer and Barbara Kuennen, on 16 Jun 1948. Irma was born on 8 Jun 1926. They had ten children.

7-Robert Joseph Hageman was born on 1 May 1949. Robert married Cheryl Grimes on 22 Mar 1969. Cheryl was born on 14 Mar 1949. They had three children: Jadi, Niki Jo, and Teri Rae. Robert next married Deanna Jean Hereid. Deanna was born on 27 Sep 1959. They had two children: Blaine and Dustin.

7-Kathleen Hageman was born on 24 Sep 1951. Kathleen married Douglas Ball on 3 Apr 1971. They had three children: Lisa, Jared, and Chad.

7-Ronald Hageman was born on 3 Nov 1952 and died on 20 Aug 1962 at age 9.

7-Karen Hageman was born on 24 Feb 1955. Karen married Keith Weiss on 18 Sep 1987. Keith was born on 7 May 1953. They had two children: Nicholas and Neil.

7-Jolene Hageman was born on 7 Jul 1957. Jolene married Joseph Rosenbaum on 28 Aug 1976. Joseph was born on 28 Mar 1956. They had four children: Tanya, Adam, Kayla, and Dayna.

7-Mark Charles Hageman was born on 9 Sep 1959. Mark married Carol Gene Vikdal on 25 Jun 1983. Carol was born on 6 Feb 1960. They had two children: Sara and Brian.

7-Alice A. Hageman was born on 25 Aug 1961. Alice married James Robert Murray on 25 Jul 1981. James was born on 19 Apr 1957. They had three children: Mitchell J., Kyle Lee, and Jeremy.

7-Laurie Hageman was born on 27 Feb 1963. Laurie married Robert Smith on 10 Sep 1983. Robert was born on 1 Nov 1959. They had three children: Angela, Tabitha, and Breanna.

7-Sylvia A. Hageman was born on 8 Aug 1965. Sylvia married Jeff Schluetter on 13 Apr 1991. They had two children: Jacob and Luke.

7-Gladys Hageman was born on 4 Mar 1967. Gladys married Randall Schluetter on 12 May 1990. They had three children: Alan, Evan, and Ross.

Florian next married Lorraine Loesch, daughter of Clement Loesch.

6-Sister Sylvia Hageman was born on 18 Mar 1926 in Festina. On 12 Aug 1947 she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration at LaCrosse.

6-Lorraine Hageman was born on 20 May 1928 in Festina and died on 1 Oct 1975 at age 47. Lorraine married Carl Edmund Wurzer, son of Konrad T. Wurzer and Barbara Kuennen, on 8 Jun 1948. Carl was born on 20 Dec 1920. They had two children.

7-Joan Wurzer married Don Moore. They had one son: Tony.

7-Duane J. Wurzer was born on 30 Dec 1952. He married JoAnn Mayo. JoAnn was born on 10 Sep 1954. They had five children: Kellianne, Staci, Amy Jo, Brooke, and Andy.

6-Bernice Hageman was born on 31 Dec 1929 in St. Lucas. Bernice married Arnold Joseph Barloon, son of Frank Barloon and Anna Riha. He was born on 31 Mar 1925 in Chickasaw Co., Iowa and died on 18 Mar 1955 in Little Turkey at age 29. They had two children: Coralee Kay and David Lee. Bernice next married Raymond Arthur Karnick.

6-Leon F. Hageman was born on 23 Jan 1933 in St. Lucas. Leon married Jean Gebel. Jean was born on 14 Mar 1938. They had seven children.

7-Ricky L. Hageman was born on 31 Oct 1957. Ricky married Mary Courtney. Mary was born on 19 May 1964. They had two children: Randy and Russell.

7-Donna Hageman was born on 28 Oct 1958. Donna married Gene Underbakke. Gene was born on 2 May 1957. They had three children: Lyndee, Rachael, and Lars.

7-Sandra Hageman was born on 19 Sep 1960. Sandra married Clyde Kuennen, son of James Kuennen and Madonna Eleanor Hemesath. Clyde was born on 24 Mar 1956. They had two children: Maranda and Brandon.

7-Craig Hageman was born on 16 Sep 1961. Craig married Marilyn Wagner. They had two children: Grant Hageman and Blake.

7-Wayne Hageman was born on 29 Jul 1963. Wayne married Rhonda Games. They had two children: Nicholas and Caitlyn.

7-Gerald Joseph Hageman was born on 26 Jun 1964. Gerald married Rhonda A. Foltz. Rhonda was born on 18 Mar 1970. They had two children: Evan and Male.

7-Norman Hageman was born on 21 Dec 1965. Norman married Lori Norby. Norman next married Cindy Marsh. They had one son: John.

6-Rosemary Hageman was born on 8 May 1934 in St. Lucas. Rosemary married Philip F. Kruse, son of Frank George Kruse and Mathilda (Tillie) Raising, on 7 May 1958. Philip was born on 11 Jul 1931 in Waucoma and was christened in St Mary's Church, Waucoma. They had three children.

7-Daryl Kruse was born on 21 May 1959 in West Union. Daryl married Sarah J. Wilde on 14 Sep 2002. Sarah was born on 11 Sep 1964. They had a daughter, Ashley Marie.

7-Debra C. Kruse was born on 7 Sep 1962 in West Union. Debra married Lyle Crockford on 6 Apr 1991. They had two children: Nicole Catherine and Benjamin A.

7-Daniel Joseph Kruse was born on 1 Sep 1964 in West Union. Daniel married Tracy Lynn Kielman on 24 May 1997. They had two children: Nolan Philip and Brooklyn Danielle.

6-Dorothy A. Hageman was born on 24 Mar 1935. Dorothy married Elmer E. Schmitt, son of Frank Xavier Schmitt and Anna J. Hackman, on 16 Aug 1955. Elmer was born on 20 Feb 1935. They had six children.

7-Betty Schmitt was born on 20 Aug 1956. Betty married Jeffery Dean Murphy, son of Francis John Murphy and Audrey Theresia Weiden, on 5 Aug 1978 in Fort Atkinson. Jeffery was born on 8 Jul 1958 in Waterloo. They had three children: Brenda Ann, Pamela Ann, and Ryan Jeffery.

7-Kenneth L. Schmitt was born on 8 Nov 1959.

7-April Z. Schmitt was born in 1967.

7-Ronald Schmitt was born on 6 Nov 1957. Ronald married Jane Tieskoetter, daughter of Paul Frederick Tieskoetter and Marie T. Shindelar. Jane was born on 5 Jul 1960. They had four children: Shaun, Melissa, Scott, and Heidi.

7-Kenneth Schmitt was born on 12 Nov 1963.

7-Kay Schmitt was born on 12 Nov 1963. Kay married Craig Brandt. They had two children: Zachary and Kaitlyn.

6-Mary Helen Hageman was born on 19 Jan 1938. Mary married Melvin Rausch. Melvin was born on 11 May 1934. They had six children.

7-Linda Rausch was born on 12 Nov 1957. Linda married Noel Frana. Noel was born on 12 Dec 1957. They had three children: Brian, Marty, and Aaron.

7-Lois A. Rausch was born on 1 Dec 1958. Lois married Dean J. Humpal. Dean was born on 8 Oct 1957. They had six children: Chanda, Nicole A., DeAnn, Joshua, Jordan, and Jacob.

7-Lori Rausch was born on 2 Jan 1962. Lori married Darrel Milbrandt. Darrel was born on 27 Jun 1962. They had a daughter, Staci.

7-Dale Rausch was born on 13 Apr 1964. Dale married Jane Paler. Jane was born on 28 Feb 1964. They had two children: Benjamin and Michael.

7-Daniel Rausch was born on 25 May 1966. Daniel married Mindy Cornelius. Mindy was born on 31 Oct 1967. They had a daughter, Allie Elizabeth.

7-Derek Rausch was born on 7 Dec 1978.

6-LaVerne J. Hageman was born on 25 May 1940. LaVerne married Alice J. Riggs. Alice was born on 16 Apr 1944. They had three children: Sherri, Russell Alan, and Darrell L..

7-Sherri Hageman was born on 7 May 1967. Sherri married Ernie R. Lensing. Ernie was born in 1965 in Fort Atkinson. They had two children: Emily Rose and Jessica.

7-Russell Alan Hageman was born on 16 Sep 1969.

7-Darrell L. Hageman was born on 12 Jun 1981.

6-Joseph Hageman was born on 31 Oct 1940 in St. Lucas. Joseph married Emma Gayle McCabe on 26 Apr 1960. Emma was born on 13 Dec 1941 in Cresco.

6-Alfred Hageman was born on 28 Apr 1942. Alfred married Linda Venneman. Linda was born on 30 Dec 1946. They had two children.

7-Brian K. Hageman was born on 11 Jun 1967.

7-Eric Hageman was born on 26 May 1970. Eric married Paulette M.

6-Theresa Hageman was born on 7 Sep 1944. Theresa married Robert Cunitz. Robert was born on 7 Sep 1940. They had six children: Randy, Mary Beth, Robert, Ann, Leonard, and Jeremy.

7-Randy Cunitz was born on 22 Jun 1967. Randy married Jan Rainer. They had one son: Merrill.

7-Mary Beth Cunitz was born on 17 Jan 1970. Mary married Duane Hanson.

7-Robert Cunitz was born on 8 Jan 1971.

7-Ann Cunitz was born on 19 Oct 1973. Ann married Terry Lue.

7-Leonard Cunitz was born on 6 Feb 1980.

7-Jeremy Cunitz was born on 20 Jun 1982.

6-Alma Hageman was born on 1 Jan 1950 of Calmar. Alma married Peter Meyer. Peter was born on 31 Aug 1946. They had three children: Corey, Amy L., and Jennifer.

7-Corey Meyer was born on 27 Oct 1976.

7-Amy L. Meyer was born on 18 Nov 1980. Amy married Eric J. Thuente, son of John J. Thuente and Sharon K. Hackman, on 3 Dec 2005 in St. Aloysius in Calmar. Eric was born on 18 Aug 1978.

7-Jennifer Meyer was born on 9 Sep 1982.

5-Mary Hageman was born on 18 May 1896 in St. Lucas and died in 1932 at age 36. Mary married Ulrich M. (Ole) Balk Jr., son of Ulrich Balk Sr. and Margaretha Wittman. Ulrich was born on 1 Jun 1891 in St. Lucas. They had 11 children.

6-Alma Balk was born in 1922; married William Scally.

6-Susan Balk

6-Patricia Balk was born from 1915 to 1930. Patricia married Mr. Melver.

6-Donald Balk was born from 1915 to 1930.

6-James Balk was born from 1915 to 1932.

6-Julius Balk was born on 31 May 1916 in St. Lucas and died in Sep 1972 in Iowa at age 56.

6-Walter Balk was born in 1918 in St. Lucas.

6-Arthur V. Balk was born on 1 Jan 1920 in St. Lucas and died on 13 Feb 1992 at age 72. Arthur married Mary C. Mary was born on 22 Dec 1924, died on 28 Nov 2002 in Dubuque at age 77, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

6-Leona Balk was born on 17 Jun 1924, died on 29 Jan 1998 in Waucoma at age 73, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Leona married Edwin W. Wenthold, son of Henry J. Wenthold and Margaret H. (Maggie) Kleve. Edwin was born on 29 Jun 1918 in Fort Atkinson, died in Apr 1986 in Waucoma at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had eight children: Rosemary Theresa, Barbara Elaine, Mary Kay, Susan, William Edwin, Walter R., Dennis Francis, and David.

7-Rosemary Theresa Wenthold was born on 11 Nov 1943. Rosemary married Clement Nicholas Schmitt. Clement was born on 27 Jan 1928. They had two children: Paul Nicholas and William Clement.

7-Barbara Elaine Wenthold was born on 21 Jul 1945. Barbara married Lloyd J. Schaufenbuel, son of Joseph Carl Schaufenbuel and Alma Rose Wieling. Lloyd was born on 7 Jul 1943. He is a member of the Iowa Health Underwriters Political Action Committee.

7-Mary Kay Wenthold was born on 25 Mar 1947 in Waucoma. Mary married Lauren Ameling, son of Joseph Ameling and Bernice Ehlert, on 25 Jun 1966 in St. Mary's. Lauren was born on 20 Sep 1944 in Waucoma. They had three children: Melissa, Jennifer, and Jeffrey.

7-Susan Wenthold was born about 1949. Susan married Merlin A. Dickhans. Merlin was born about 1946. They had a daughter, Melanie K.

7-William Edwin Wenthold was born on 24 Oct 1950.

7-Walter R. Wenthold was born on 19 Sep 1952. Walter married Rhonda D.. Rhonda was born on 17 Sep 1959. They had three children: Meghan A., Vanesssa K., and Lindsay Erica. He owns Walter Wenthold Excavating.

7-Dennis Francis Wenthold was born in 1956.

7-David Wenthold

6-Rueben Balk was born in 1927 and died in Mar 1987 in Dubuque at age 60.

6-Rita Balk was born on 15 May 1930 and died in Sep 1971 in Iowa at age 41. Rita married Roger Rang. He was born on 4 Nov 1924 and died on 15 Jan 1988 in Dubuque at age 63.

5-Levi Hageman was born in Oct 1898 in St. Lucas.

5-Alphonse Hageman was born on 22 Mar 1900 in St. Lucas, died in Aug 1982 in Waucoma at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Alphonse married Regina M. Schmitt, daughter of Jacob Schmitt Sr. and Anna Meyer, on 30 May 1927. Regina was born on 21 Jul 1905 in St. Lucas, died on 13 Mar 1998 in New Hampton at age 92, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. They had a daughter.

6-Lucille Hageman was born on 17 Aug 1928 in St. Lucas. Lucille married John McKay on 14 Jun 1948. John was born on 28 May 1923 in Waucoma, died on 22 Mar 1987 at age 63, and was buried in St. Mary 's Church, Waucoma.

5-Wlliam Hageman was born in 1906 in St. Lucas.

4-Joseph Meyer was born on 15 Apr 1865 in St. Lucas, died on 7 Jul 1890 in St. Lucas at age 25, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. His tombstone date of birth is 1863.

Joes next married Catharina Adelheid Hovehn on 20 Sep 1763. Catharina was born on 22 Dec 1731 in Benern and died on 13 Aug 1778 at age 46. They had one son.

2-Joan Henrich Meyer was born on 4 Jul 1764 in Barlage, Ksp.

Joes next married Catharina Maria Roberg on 15 Oct 1778. Catharina was born on 15 Feb 1743 in B'holte, Osteressen and died on 19 Feb 1780 at age 37. They had one son.

2-Johan Henrich Meyer was born on 22 Jul 1779 in Barlage, Ksp. and died on 6 May 1816 at age 36. Johan married Maria Angela Nieman on 23 Oct 1801. Maria was born on 27 Nov 1783 and died on 20 Dec 1850 in Oldenburg at age 67. Source: Essener Bauernhofe, page 367,

Joes next married Helena Eickholt on 25 Apr 1780. Helena was born on 5 Apr 1740.



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