Descendants of Johan Würzer



1-Johan Würzer was born from 1800 to 1805. A Joh M. Wurzer, b. 1805, departed from Harve on the William Tell and arrived in New York on 30 Oct 1850. Johan married unknown. She died on 18 Oct 1863 in St. Lucas. They had two children.

2-Michael Wurzer Sr. was born on 20 May 1822 and died on 20 Dec 1903 in Willey, Carroll Co., Iowa at age 81. Note: Michael was placed in this family because he fit the time and location. He was a witness to the John Carl Bodensteiner wedding in St. Lucas July 26, 1859. The Iowa 1856 census shows his wife as Anna, born in 1821 so it should be assumed that she was his first wife. He lived in Festina and then moved to Carroll Co. Michael married Barbara Schorrer after 1856. Anna was born on 20 Sep 1830 in Bavaria and died on 27 Sep 1903 in Willey at age 73. They were buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in Willey. They had nine children. On 15 Oct 1855 he purchased 240 acres for cash in Sec. 31 and 32 in Winneshiek Co. In 1856 they lived in Winneshiek Co. Their neighbor was John Steffes. They moved to Willey where in Dec of 1881 he was a member of a building committee along with Joseph Petersmeier, George Balk, Casper Werner and Herman Venteicher to build St. Mary's Parish. Michael and Casper Werner, donated 5 acres of land each for the new parish. The 1900 census shows Michael and Barbara living with there daughter, Magdalena, and her family.

3-John Wurzer was born on 6 Mar 1848 in Indiana and died on 10 Jan 1901 in Willey, Carroll Co., Iowa at age 52. John married Helen Wingert, daughter of Marcus Michael Wingert> and Catherine Diebold. Helen was born on 13 Aug 1856 in Rock Run, Stephenson Co., Illinois and died on 26 Nov 1898 in Willey at age 42. They had eight children. Helen died shortly after the birth of Clara and John died only a few years later. The children were left as orphans.

4-Margaret Wurzer was born from 1870 to 1875. Margaret married Mr. Hagen. They moved to Chicago.

4-Sister Frances Wurzer was born from 1870 to 1878. She became Sister Mary Delphia and lived in Odanah, Wisconsin.

4-Joseph Wurzer was born on 18 Apr 1880, died in May 1964 in Willey at age 84, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. He registered for the draft in 1918 stating he was a laborer in Dedham. His nearest relative was his Uncle Henry Wurzer of Carroll. In 1920 he was living as a boarder in Carroll. In 1930 he lived in Rock Creek, Miner Co., South Dakota with his sister, Clara. His SS card was issued in South Dakota.

4-Anne Wurzer was born on 29 Jul 1884 in Willey and died on 15 Mar 1968 in Carroll at age 83. In 1910 she was employed as a servant in a hospital in Carroll. In 1925 she was 40 years old and lived in Pleasant Valley with her sister, Catherine and her husband.

4-Catherine Wurzer was born on 10 Apr 1887 in Willey, died in 1958 in the hospital in Clarinda at age 71, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Catherine married Wolfgang Weitzer on 17 Apr 1924 in SS Peter and Paul's Church. Wolfgang was born on 10 Feb 1883 and died in Jul 1983 in Arcadia, Carroll Co., Iowa at age 100.

He registered for the draft stating he was a farm laborer, employed by Joe Weideeyer in Carroll. He named his nearest relative as his sister, Frances Lorenz of Bajein (sp?) Germany. His draft registration states he was born in 1883 but the SS death index shows 1885.
Mrs. Wolfgang Weitzer, 71, of Arcadia, who had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill the last two months, died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Her death occurred at the hospital in Clarinda.
They farmed two miles north and two miles east of Willey for the first two years after their marriage, then moved to a farm two miles southwest of Carroll, where they lived for five years, and from there to a farm two miles west of Dedham. Retiring in 1950, they moved from the farm near Dedham to Arcadia.
Anna Wurzer, a sister of Mrs. Weitzer, lived with them until 1956, when she moved to Carroll.
Mrs. Weitzer is survived by her husband and the following sisters and brothers: Anna Wurzer, Carroll; Mrs. Margaret Hagen, Chicago; Mrs. Veronica Venteicher, Fort Dodge; Sr. Mary Delphia, Odanah, Wis.; Sr. Mary Edwardine, LaCrosse, Wis.; Clara and Joe Wurzer, Roswell, S.D., and Frank Wurzer, Pierz, Minn. Two brothers are deceased.

4-Frank Wurzer was born on 31 Aug 1887 and died on 28 Dec 1964 in Pierz, Morrison Co., Minnesota at age 77. In 1920 he was 32 years old and lived in Pierz where he was a farmer. Frank married Mary Motshke. They had one son.

5-Dennis Robert Wurzer was born on 23 Jun 1937 in Pierz, Morrison Co., Minnesota.

4-Veronica Helen Wurzer was born on 10 Sep 1896 and died on 2 Apr 1985 in Lebanon. In 1920 she was 24 years old, employed as a servant in Carroll. Veronica married John Gerhard Venteicher, son of Gerhard Venteicher and Mary Ann Kramer. John was born on 3 May 1896 in Pleasant Valley, died on 30 Dec 1972 in Portland at age 76, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery. They had three children.

5-Leonore Venteicher was born in 1923 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Paul H. Venteicher was born in 1924 in Pleasant Valley. Paul married Dorothy A. Dorothy was born in 1928.

5-Doris Helen Venteicher was born on 21 Mar 1926 in Willey and died on 9 Apr 1997 in Lebanon, Linn Co., Oregon at age 71. Doris married Joseph Francis Ditterick on 12 Nov 1946. Joseph was born on 24 May 1918 in Perham, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota and died on 9 Mar 1995 in Lebanon, Linn Co., Oregon at age 76. They had two children.

6-Dennis Patrick Ditterick married and had 2 children, Thomas Michael and Brock Adam.

7-Thomas Michael Ditterick was born on 17 May 1970 in Oregon. Thomas married Michele C. Ditterick. Michele was born on 25 Feb 1969.

7-Brock Adam Ditterick was born on 8 Feb 1979.

6-Steven L. Ditterick was born on 11 Mar 1955.

4-Clara Ann Wurzer was born on 24 Aug 1898 in Carroll Co., Iowa and died in Jun 1981 in Pierz, Morrison Co., Minnesota at age 82. In 1925 she was 25 years old and living in the home of Theresa Brincks and her adult children.

3-Elisabeth Wurzer was born in 1852 in Indiana.

3-Catherine Wurzer was born in 1853 in Indiana.

3-Anna Wurzer was born in 1854 in Indiana.

3-Theresa Wurzer was born on 17 Oct 1854 in Indiana and died after 1925. Theresa married John Brincks, son of Johann Bernard Brincks and Anna Elizabeth Baumann. John was born on 14 Aug 1850 in Welen, Westphalia, died on 13 Sep 1922 in Carroll at age 72, and was buried in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery. They had eight children. In 1920 their daughters, Barbara, Lizzie, Gertrude and Margaret were all living at home. Also living with them was Clara Wurzer, a niece, age 20. In 1925, Teresa lived in Carroll with her children; Barbara, Elizabeth, Henry, Gertrude, and Clara Wurzer.

4-Barbara Brincks was born in 1880. In 1925 he wasd 43 years old and lived in Carroll with her widowed mother and siblings.

4-Elizabeth Brincks was born in 1882. In 1925 she was 41 years old and still living at home with her parents and siblings.

4-Anna Brincks was born on 24 May 1891 in Willey. Anna married Bernard (Barney) Greving on 20 Feb 1900 in Willey. Bernard was born on 12 Jan 1874 in Alhus, Westphalia. They had nine children. His draft card shows he was a citizen. He was a farmer and his nearest relative was his wife, Anna, of R. 5, Carroll.

5-John J. Greving was born on 12 May 1901 in Pleasant Valley and died in Oct 1967 in Carroll at age 66.

5-Mary J. Greving was born in 1902 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Anna B. Greving was born in 1905 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Hilda T. Greving was born in 1910 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Joseph H. Greving was born in 1912 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Clinton B. Greving was born in 1917 in Pleasant Valley.

5-Paul Greving was born on 26 May 1918 in Pleasant Valley and died in Dec 1986 in Carroll at age 68.

5-Bernard J. Greving was born on 17 Sep 1919 in Pleasant Valley and died on 28 May 2001 in Carroll at age 81. Bernard married Lucille A. Seidl on 30 Apr 1946 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Dedham, daughter of John B. Seidl and Catherine Hanig. Lucille was born on 17 Apr 1918, died on 11 Mar 2006 in St. Anthony Nursing Home, Carroll at age 87, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery at Willey. They had nine children. They farmed two miles southeast of Willey until January 1981, when they retired and moved to Carroll.

6-Jerry Greving married Joyce.

6-Lois Greving Davies and her friend, Don Graber, of DeLand, Fla.

6-LaVerne Greving married Joani. They had one son.

7-John Allen Greving married Shelly Marie Bortz on 2 Jun 2007 in Chariton.

6-Raymond Greving married Sharon Ranfeld. Sharon was born of Davenport.

6-Denise Greving married Cal Smith. Cal was born of Dunkerton.

6-Donald Greving married Mary.

6-Marty Greving married Gail.

6-Mary Greving married Dale Klocke.

6-Rev. Daniel Greving

5-Louis H. Greving was born on 3 Jan 1921 in Pleasant Valley and died on 14 Feb 2002 in West Bend, Palo Alto Co., Iowa at age 81.

4-Joseph Anthony Brincks was born on 31 May 1892 in Willey and died on 9 Apr 1955 in Willey at age 62. Joseph married Mary Von Bon on 27 Jun 1916 in Carroll, daughter of John Von Bon and Johanna Dubert. Mary was born on 22 Apr 1895 in Florence, Nebraska and died on 20 Nov 1972 in Carroll at age 77. They had nine children.

5-Leonard John Brincks was born on 9 Dec 1917 in Pleasant Valley and died on 16 Oct 1948 in Des Moines at age 30. Leonard married Louise Sophia Schmitz. They had one daughter.

6-Linda Louise Brincks

5-Bernadine Theresia Brincks was born on 11 Sep 1919 in Pleasant Valley and died on 2 Feb 2002 in Carroll at age 82. Bernadine married Norbert Henry Rust. Norbert was born on 14 Feb 1918 and died on 20 Jan 2001 in Carroll at age 82.

5-Agatha Ann Brincks was born on 3 May 1921 in Willey and died on 20 Jan 1981 in Omaha at age 59. Agatha married Arnold Louis Hackfort on 28 Jan 1941. Arnold was born on 22 Jun 1917 and died on 1 Feb 1976 in Carroll at age 58. They had 15 children.

6-Lois Ann Hackfort was born in 1941. Lois married Robert John Taphorn. They had four children.

7-Michael John Taphorn

7-Jeffery Robert Taphorn

7-Debra Kay Taphorn

7-Patrick Arnold Taphorn

6-Joan Marie Hackfort was born on 3 Aug 1941. Joan married Raymond Anthony Becker.

6-Elizabeth Luella Hackfort was born in 1943. Elizabeth married Marvin George Huegerich. Marvin was born on 16 Jul 1943. They had three children.

7-Rebecca M. Huegerich was born in 1969 in Iowa.

7-Anthony John Huegerich was born in 1973 in Iowa.

7-Daniel J. Huegerich was born in 1974 in Iowa.

6-Joseph Arnold Hackfort was born on 10 Jun 1945, died on 15 May 1979 in Des Moines at age 33, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Joseph married Linda J. Prenger on 26 Oct 1968. They had two children.

7-Jenna Lynn Hackfort

7-Timothy Joseph Hackfort

6-Eugene Leonard Hackfort was born on 31 Aug 1946.

6-Doreen Bernilda Hackfort was born on 1 Jan 1948. Doreen married Keith D. Stueve.

6-Colleen Bernadine Hackfort was born on 18 Jan 1948. Colleen married Blane Leonard Steffes on 27 Aug 1966 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Willey, son of Frederick J. (Frank) Steffes and Cordella O'Tool. Blane was born on 11 Apr 1946 in Carroll, died on 19 Dec 2007 in Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines at age 61, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery at Willey. They had six children.

He worked at Jim's Locker in Templeton and Alvin Steffes Plumbing and Heating in Templeton. He also sold insurance for Mutual of Omaha. He went to work at IBP in Denison in 1969. He was injured in an accident there in 1976 and was permanently disabled.

7-Kent Gene Steffes was born in 1967.

7-Kurt D. Steffes was born in 1964. Kurt married Veronica Reyna Menchaca.

7-Kevin J. Steffes

7-Kory A. Steffes married Valerie.

7-Kyle Steffes died before 2007.

7-Kyron Steffes married Cassie.

6-Mary Kay Hackfort was born in 1949. Mary married Wayne Wilbur Pluckhahn. Wayne was born in 1945.

6-Robert Henry Hackfort was born in 1950. Robert married Susan Mary Schweers. Susan was born on 6 Jan 1951.

6-Nancy Leona Hackfort was born in 1951. Nancy married Thomas Anthony Gach. Thomas was born in 1950.

6-John Donald Hackfort was born on 29 Jun 1953. John married Linda L. Linda was born on 26 Mar 1955. They had two children.

7-Janice Hackfort was born on 3 Nov 1977.

7-Neil D. Hackfort was born in 1979.

6-Daniel Andrew Hackfort was born on 3 Dec 1954. Daniel married Janice M. Janice was born on 30 May 1960.

6-Karen Joan Hackfort was born on 6 Apr 1958. Karen married John Henry Kerkhoff.

6-David Delbert Hackfort was born in 1959. He married Karen Theresia Bruch. Karen was born on 30 Apr 1961.

6-William Joseph Hackfort was born on 30 Oct 1960.

5-Roceal Mary Brincks was born on 22 Feb 1923 in Willey, died on 12 May 2007 in St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll at age 84, and was buried in Orange Twp. Cemetery, Coon Rapids.

Survivors include four children: Jim Knobbe and wife Carol of Coon Rapids, Kathleen McAlister and husband Monte of Bayard, Joe Knobbe and wife Jerry of Coon Rapids and Karen Eslick and husband Dan of Bagley; 17 grandchildren: Autumn Miller, Bobbi Jo Tunning, Matthew Knobbe, Aaron Kenyon, Angie McAlister, Heather Badding, Bret McAlister, Nathan McAlister, Rusty Janssen, Misty Lincoln, Holly Knobbe, Tony Knobbe, Andy Knobbe, Sarah Eslick, Monica Eslick, Dannie Ann Eslick and Austin Eslick; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Melvina Hahn of Carroll and Delores Kasperbauer and husband Delbert of Carroll; a brother, Alphonse "Bud" Brincks, of Willey; and siblings-in-law Henry Seidl of Carroll, Diane Brincks of Carroll, Kay Nelson and husband Larry of Carroll and Patricia Huegerich of Texas.

Mrs. Knobbe was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter-in-law, Judi Jo Knobbe; and five siblings: Leonard Brincks, Bernadine Rust, Agatha Hackfort, Bernilda Seidl and Donald Brincks. Roceal married Clinton Henry Knobbe on 23 Nov 1943 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Willey. Clinton was born on 10 Feb 1922 and died in 2000 at age 78. They had four children.

6-James Knobbe married Carol.

6-Kathleen Knobbe married Monte McAlister.

6-Joseph Knobbe

Joseph married Jerry.

6-Karen Knobbe married Daniel Eslick.

5-Bernilda Barbara Brincks was born on 20 Oct 1924 and died on 31 Oct 2002 in Carroll at age 78. Bernilda married Henry John Seidl. Henry was born on 1 Oct 1926.

5-Alphons Brincks was born on 6 Aug 1927 in Carroll. Alphons married Ruth Margaret Tiefenthaler. Ruth was born on 17 Jan 1930 in Carroll. They had six children.

6-Lawrence Brincks married Mary Kay of Little Chute, Wis.

6-Rick Brincks married Donna of Seymour, Wis.

6-Marilyn Brincks married Mr. Murphy.

6-Mary Jo Brincks married Eugene Irlbeck.

6-Cathy Brincks

6-Maury Brincks was born in Appleton.

5-Melvina Gertrude Brincks was born in 1929. Melvina married Lawrence August Hahn on 25 May 1949. Lawrence was born on 6 Aug 1923.

5-Delores Mary Brincks was born on 15 Jul 1931. Delores married Delbert John Kasperbauer. Delbert was born on 12 Mar 1927.

5-Donald Joseph Brincks was born on 23 Sep 1938. Donald married Diane Mary Schroeder. Diane was born on 24 Aug 1939.

4-Gertrude Brincks was born in 1895. In 1925 she was 29 years old and still living at home with her mother and siblings.

4-Margaret Brincks was born on 28 Apr 1897 in Carroll and died in Nov 1980 in Lansing, Allamakee Co., Iowa at age 83. In 1925 she was 27 years old and still living at home with her mother and her siblings.

4-Henry Brincks was born on 15 Oct 1884 in Carroll. In 1925 he was 39 years old and still living with his mother and his siblings.

4-Theresia Brincks was born in 1888. In 1925 she was 37 years old and lived in Pleasant Valley with her sister Mary and her husband Louis Zacher.

3-Barbara Wurzer was born in 1858 in Twin Springs, Winneshiek Co., Iowa. Barbara married Bernhard (Barney) Puttmann Jr. in 1880.

On Tuesday, Mr. Bernh. Püttmann, Jr., of Roselle and Miss Barbara Wurzer of Pleasant Valley Township were joined together in matrimony. The wedding was celebrated in grand style, and the couple's parents on both sides had previously sent out a great number of invitations through a ribboned wedding inviter [see Notes below], in order that they might see many guests gathered around their children on their day of honor. We were also among the invited, and we dutifully appeared at the celebration to personally present our congratulations to the young couple. The couple beamed in youthful vigor, and they blushed most modestly as we gave them our best wishes. We also warmly greeted both sets of parents, which was returned to us in the same fashion. Naturally, nothing was lacking in food and drink, and in the center of the wedding table stood a fine-looking, gigantic wedding cake, a gift from Mrs. Louis Keckevoet. After the conclusion of the meal, the young people entertained themselves until early morning with song and dance, while the more sensible older people passed the time in the most comfortable fashion by playing cards. To Mr. and Mrs. Wurzer, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Püttmann, our greatest thanks and best wishes, and to the young couple especially, we once more wish our most sincere blessing.

3-Heinrich (Henry) Wurzer was born on 21 Dec 1859 in St. Lucas and died before 1925. Heinrich married Gertrude Kerper on 16 Oct 1883, daughter of Theorore Kerper and Anna Marie Neuerburg. Gertrude was born on 8 Mar 1865 in Rohl, Bittburg, Prussia and was christened on 9 Mar 1865 in Suelm, Rhineland, Prussia. They had ten children.

from Der Carroll Demokrat, Sept 20, 1899.... A fine portrait showing Mr. Wurzer and his respected wife adorns the Anniversary Edition of the Carroll Demokrat. This man was born in Winneshiek County, Iowa, on 21 December 1859. He there attended the public and parish schools, and completed his education in Willey, Carroll County, where his parents had moved. He then took up farming and worked loyally and industriously on his parents' farm until he was 24 years old. He then rented the farm of Mr. Theod. Kerper, and on 16 October 1883, he married Miss Gertrude Kerper, a respected and virtuous young woman. The young wife was born in Röhl, County of Bittburg [Germany], on 8 March 1865. In 1865, she immigrated to America with her parents, who later purchased land and settled in Carroll County.
Right after the wedding, the young couple obtained a beautiful farm of 160 acres near the little town of Willey, given by Mr. Wurzer's parents. After a year, the couple moved to this farm, and they have operated it since then with good success. He improved the farm, built barns, stalls, and a fine residence, and in 1898 he added another 80 acres of land. It is a beautiful farm, distinguished by its location and the good quality of its soil.
This very happy marriage has produced eight children, namely: Anna, Barbara, Maria, Gertrude, and Franziska. The sons are Johann, Heinrich, and Lorenz.

4-Sister Anna Wurzer was born in Dec 1884. In 1905 she was a nun in La Crosse.

4-Maria Wurzer was born in Jan 1889.

4-Gertrude Wurzer was born in Jul 1892.

4-Sister Franziska Wurzer was born in Jul 1892. She appears in the 1930 census in Superior, Douglas Co., Wisconsin with Cecilia Gerleman and Kathrine Kramer.

4-John Henry Wurzer Jr. was born on 7 Feb 1894 in Willey and died on 19 Apr 1968 in Willey at age 74. John married Hilda Frances Hoffman on 22 May 1922 in Willey, daughter of Joseph Hoffman and Mary Greteman. Hilda was born on 11 Mar 1902 in Willey and died on 26 Jan 1993 in Carroll at age 90. They had 12 children.

5-Leon Henry Wurzer was born on 3 Sep 1923 in Willey and died in Apr 1982 in Coon Rapids, Iowa at age 58. Leon married Elizabeth Ann Willenborg on 10 May 1949 in Dedham. Elizabeth was born on 16 Nov 1929 in Dedham. They had two children.

6-Mary J. Wurzer was born on 30 Nov 1963.

6-Jane K. Wurzer was born in 1965.

5-Dennis Joseph Wurzer was born on 12 Mar 1925 in Willey, died on 19 Dec 2000 in Redding, California at age 75, and was buried in St. Mary's Church Cemetery in Willey. Dennis married and had 2 children, Shirley and Linda J..

In 1990 they moved to Shasta County from Torrance. He was a plumbing contractor for Reddi Rooter Plumbing in Torrance. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was wounded in action. No wife was mentioned in his obit.

6-Shirley Wurzer was born on 20 Apr 1947. Shirley married Douglas Radtke.

6-Linda J. Wurzer was born on 20 Jan 1949. Linda married Donald H. Ambrose.

5-John L. Wurzer was born on 15 Nov 1927 in Carroll Co., Iowa. John married Charlotte A. Charlotte was born on 15 Apr 1941. They had seven children.

6-Sue E. Wurzer was born in 1959 in Carroll Co., Iowa.

6-Bonnie J. Wurzer was born on 13 Mar 1963 in Carroll Co., Iowa.

6-Kevin M. Wurzer was born in 1965.

6-David J. Wurzer was born on 26 Mar 1967.

6-Steven G. Wurzer was born on 21 Jan 1969.

6-Elly M. Wurzer was born on 8 Sep 1972.

6-Eric J. Wurzer was born on 8 Sep 1972.

5-Robert Edward Wurzer was born on 12 Dec 1929. Lives in Venice, CA. Robert married Agnes.

5-Rose Mary Wurzer was born on 24 Sep 1931 in Willey and died on 18 Mar 1999 in Gutherie Center at age 67. Rose married George H. Willenborg on 24 Feb 1952 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Willey, son of George J. Willenborg and Catherine Kettmann. George was born on 29 Apr 1926 in Templeton, died on 26 Feb 2006 in Guthrie Center at age 79, and was buried in Resurrection Cemetery at Guthrie Center. They had three children.

6-Michael Willenborg

Michael married Pamela.

6-Charles Willenborg married Pamela.

6-Ann Willenborg married Brian Osgood.

5-Joan F. Wurzer was born on 8 Aug 1933 in Willey, died on 14 Aug 2006 in St. Anthony Hospital, Carroll at age 73, and was buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, Dedham. Joan married William John Willenborg on 20 Jan 1953 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Willey. William was born on 4 Dec 1927 and died on 31 Jan 1983 in Omaha at age 55. They had two children.

6-William Willenborg was born of Des Moines.

6-Mark Willenborg married Kathi.

5-Norma B. Wurzer was born on 15 Feb 1934. >Norma married William John Willenborg. William was born on 12 Apr 1927 in Dedham and died on 31 Jan 1983 in Omaha at age 55. They had two children.

6-Wesley Willenborg

6-Mary Willenborg

5-Delores Wurzer was born after 1935.

5-Henry J. Wurzer was born on 23 Dec 1938 and died on 24 Nov 2004 in Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington at age 65.

5-Marlene J. Wurzer was born on 30 Dec 1932. Marlene married Mr. Weber. They had one daughter.

6-Diane Weber was born in 1954.

5-Elizabeth (Betty) Wurzer was born in 1940.

Elizabeth married William D. Sabus. William was born in 1938.

5-Daniel J. Wurzer was born on 15 Sep 1942.

Daniel married Irene.

4-Rev. Henry J. Wurzer was born on 5 Apr 1896 in Pleasant Valley and died in not in SS index. In 1918 he registered for the draft stating that he was a Divinity student at St. Lawrence Preparatory Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin.

4-Lawrence Wurzer was born on 17 Jun 1898 in Pleasant Valley and died in Nov 1982 in Carroll at age 84. In 1925 he lived alone in Wheatland.

4-Colette Wurzer was born in 1903 in Pleasant Valley. In 1925 she lived with her mother in Wheatland.

4-Leonielle Wurzer was born in 1904 in Pleasant Valley. In 1925 she lived with her mother in Wheatland.

4-Barbara Wurzer

3-Mary Magdelina Wurzer was born on 23 Sep 1865 in St. Lucas. Mary married John Kerper on 16 Oct 1883, son of Theorore Kerper and Anna Marie Neuerburg. John was born on 21 Aug 1861 in Röhl, Bittburg, District of Trier and died before 1917. They had six children.

4-Theodore Kerper was born on 14 Dec 1885. His draft registration shows he was single and worked on his mother's farm. In 1925 he was 40 years old and a laborer on the farm of John H. and Hilda Wurzer in Pleasant Valley.

4-Lorenz (Lawrence) Kerper was born in 1893. His draft registration is blank but states "not of sound mind".

4-Johann B. Kerper was born on 23 Sep 1894 in Carroll Co., Iowa and died in Jan 1975 in Carroll at age 80. His draft registration shows he was a farmer, working on his mother's farm with his four brothers.

4-Heinrich Kerper was born on 29 Apr 1897 in Carroll Co., Iowa. His draft registration showed that his nearest relative was Mary Kerper.

4-Maria Kerper

4-Hildeguard Kerper was born in 1906 in Wheatland, Carroll Co., Iowa.

3-Magdalena Wurzer was born on 5 Jul 1868 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Jun 1951 in Willey, Carroll Co., Iowa at age 82. Magdalena married John Anthofer. John was born on 17 Mar 1874 in Germany and died on 28 Nov 1961 in Willey at age 87. They had nine children.

4-John Anthofer Jr. was born on 3 Oct 1893 in Willey.

In 1925 he was 31 years old and lived alone in Pleasant Valley.

4-Michael Anthofer was born on 20 Jan 1896 in Carroll and died in May 1975 in Coon Rapids at age 79. Michael married Theresa.

4-William Anthofer was born on 9 Jan 1898 in Carroll and died in Feb 1983 in Carroll at age 85.

4-George J. Anthofer was born on 13 Oct 1899 in Carroll and died on 5 Jun 1994 in Coon Rapids at age 94.
George married Cecilia Alice Skalla. They had 11 children.

5-Joseph J. Anthofer was born on 22 Dec 1926 and died on 17 Dec 2004 in Breda at age 77.

5-Albert Anthofer


5-Bernardine Anthofer

5-Betty Anthofer

5-Clara Anthofer

5-Edward Anthofer

5-Joyce Anthofer

5-Leonard Anthofer

5-Unknown Anthofer

5-Ronald Anthofer

5-Theresa Anthofer

4-Henry Anthofer was born in 1902.

4-Bernard Anthofer was born in 1904. In 1930 he was 26 years old and lived at home.

4-Mary Anthofer was born in 1905.

4-Frank Anthofer was born in 1909.

4-Anna Anthofer was born in 1910 in Pleasant Valley.

2-Johan Wurzer was born on 8 Nov 1824 in Irchenrieth, Oberfalz, Bavaria and died on 25 Nov 1904 in St. Lucas at age 80. buried at St. Lucas Cemetery.

A Johann Wurzer, b. 1824, arrived in New York from Bremen in 1856.
Wurtzer, John, farmer, Section 6 (Auburn township); PO Old Mission; born in Germany in 1824; came to this country in in 1854 and settled on his present estate, and is one of the early settlers of this town; has a farm of 182 acres, valued at $30 per acre. Married Mecklie Schorrer in 1857; she was born in Germany in 1828; have one child living -- Anthony; lost three children -- Francis, Barbara and Margaret. The family are members of the Catholic Church. [Page 758, "1878 History of Fayette County, Iowa"]

He appeared on the census in 1880 in St. Lucas. Johan married Magdalena Schorrer in 1857. Magdalena was born on 20 May 1827 and died on 5 Oct 1921 in St. Lucas at age 94. They had four children.

It is believed that he had a brother, Michael, born in 1822. He emigrated in 1843 to Cleveland, Ohio where he was a butcher. He was a witness to the marriage of John Carl Bodensteiner and Margaretha Balk on 26 July 1859. (The Bodensteiner and Balk families also came from Bavaria.) In 1880 their neighbors were the J. W. Kuennen, Barney Meyers and John Kramer families.. Michael died in 1903 in Caroll Co., Iowa.

3-Anton Wurzer was born in Feb 1861 in Irchenrieth, Oberfalz, Bavaria and died in 1941 in Saint Lucas at age 80. He appears in the 1880 census, age 19 with his parents, Magdaline and John Wurzer. Anton married Anna Boeding, daughter of Conrad Boeding and Anna Maria Henrichfreise. Anna was born in 1857 in Neuenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen and died on 14 May 1928 in St. Lucas at age 71. They had eight children.

In 1900 they lived in St. Lucas. Joseph Boyer, age 18, lived with them as a hired hand. Around 1907, Anna's brother, Ed Boeding, moved to Kansas. Later he sold his farm to Anton Wurzer and it was farmed by Anton and his son, Conrad, until 1913.

4-Magdalena Wurzer was born in Dec 1884 in St. Lucas. Another name for Magdalena was Sister Mary Edwardine Wurzer. The 1915 census shows she was a nun in Calmar.

4-Konrad T. Wurzer was born on 2 Jan 1886 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1970 in Fort Atkinson at age 84. Konrad married Barbara Kuennen on 16 Sep 1913, daughter of John Henry Kuennen and Theresa J. (Tracy) Martin. Barbara was born on 2 Aug 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 17 Feb 1960 at age 66. They had 12 children.

5-Anton Wurzer was born on 23 Aug 1914 and died on 6 Sep 1991 in Lawler at age 77. Anton married Marcella Rose Ameling on 20 Jun 1939 in St. Luke's, daughter of John Ameling and Mathilda Kruse. Marcella was born on 6 May 1918 in St. Lucas. They had seven children.

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

7-Scott David Bush was born on 27 Jun 1969. He has a daughter, Megan Bush.

6-Barbara Jean Wurzer was born on 14 Feb 1943 in Lawler. Barbara married Harry Clem Reicks on 21 Aug 1962 in Lawler, son of Victor Reicks and Mary Heying. Harry was born on 21 Aug 1940 in St. Lucas. They had six children.

They bought the LaVerne Franzen farm a mile west of St. Lucas in July of l999. They began building their new home a mile west of St. Lucas in summer 2000. Harry and Barb spent 38 years farming together a mile south and a quarter mile west of St. Lucas, before building their new home. They milked cows, along with raising hogs, farrow to finish over those years.

7-Curtis J. Reicks was born on 31 Aug 1963. Curtis married Cynthia Klendworth. Cynthia was born on 16 Jun 1963. They had two children.

8-Nicholas Reicks was born on 31 Mar 1988.

8-Luke Adam Reicks was born on 24 Dec 1988.

7-Antoinette Reicks was born on 23 Aug 1964. Antoinette married John William Viggers on 19 May 1990 in St. Luke's. John was born on 18 Jan 1962. They had two children.

8-Austin Anthony Viggers was born on 31 Oct 1991.

8-Dalton John Viggers was born on 2 Jun 1994.

7-Lanette Ann Reicks was born on 25 Oct 1965.

7-Merle Eugene Reicks was born on 27 Sep 1966. Merle married Sheila Kay Kuennen on 14 Sep 1991, daughter of Norbert Henry Kuennen and Dolores Mathilda Hageman. Sheila was born on 20 May 1968. They had three children.

They bought the farm and house from his parents.

8-Mc Kenna Reicks was born on 18 Mar 1995.

8-Travis Reicks was born on 14 Apr 1997.

8-Kelby Reicks was born on 22 Apr 1999.

7-Paula Joyce Reicks was born on 10 Sep 1970. Paula married Jamie Lee Jirak on 31 Aug 1996, son of Quentin Lee Jirak and Katherine Ann Bruess. Jamie was born on 2 Jan 1971. They had one son.

8-Kameron Lee Jirak was born on 11 Nov 1999.

7-Jennifer Diane (Jenny) Reicks was born on 12 Jun 1975. Jennifer married Jeffrey Cody Koudelka on 26 Sep 1998 in St. Lucas, son of Donald F. Koudelka and Theresa Rose Klein. Jeffrey was born on 27 Oct 1974.

6-Norman Edwin Wurzer was born on 5 Sep 1946 in Lawler. Norman married Sherry Crabtree on 15 Feb 1969. Sherry was born on 16 Feb 1950. They had three children. They were divorced.

7-Renae Wurzer was born on 2 Sep 1969. Renae married Shane Milano on 22 Apr 1995. They had one daughter.

8-Allison Milano was born on 1 Aug 1998.

7-Natalie Wurzer was born on 16 Feb 1971. Natalie married Michael Seepers.

7-Wade Marshall Wurzer was born on 21 Jun 1976. Wade married Jill Karol McKintosh on 18 Sep 1993. Jill was born on 8 Sep 1966. They had one son.

8-Landon Anton Wurzer was born on 1 May 2001.

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

7-Kimberly Kriener was born on 8 Mar 1976. Kimberly married Greg Woodin on 30 Oct 1999. Greg was born on 18 Jun 1976.

7-Holly N. Kriener was born on 16 Dec 1978.

7-Ryan James Kriener was born on 16 Jul 1983.

6-Joyce Wurzer was born on 12 Apr 1952 in Lawler. Joyce married Joseph Gitch on 19 May 1973. They had two children.

7-Marcy Gitch was born on 26 Mar 1978.

7-Jessica Gitch was born on 3 May 1982.

6-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. She died as the result of an auto accident. 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.

7-Trent Lienau was born on 10 Dec 1978.

7-Shane Lienau was born on 16 Jun 1981.

7-Danica Lienau was born on 7 Jul 1989.

6-Kevin Wurzer was born on 4 Jun 1961 in Lawler.

5-Edwin John Wurzer was born on 17 Nov 1916, died on 15 Apr 2004 in Mercy Medical Center, New Hampton at age 87, and was buried in Alpha Cemetery, Waucoma. Edwin married Evelyn E. Croatt on 26 Jun 1946 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, daughter of Jacob Croatt and Josephine Unze. Evelyn was born on 15 Feb 1923. They had eight children.

He served with the 951st Battalion in the Army from 1941 to 1945. They farmed in the Waucoma - Alpha area.

6-Dean Jacob Wurzer was born on 20 Apr 1949. Dean married Diane E. Myers. Diane was born on 6 Sep 1949. They had five children.

7-Lyle J. Wurzer was born on 28 Nov 1968. Lyle married Penny Myers. Penny was born on 25 Aug 1970. They had three children.

8-Kristina Wurzer

8-Scott Wurzer

8-Courtney Wurzer

7-Brian Wurzer was born on 23 Dec 1969 and died on 23 Feb 1970.

7-Brenda Lee Wurzer was born in 1971. Brenda married Thomas Dewey Sloan, son of John Lawrence Sloan. He was previously married to Julie Ann Phillips in 1984. They had four children.

8-Jennifer Sloan

8-Bryan Sloan

8-Michael Sloan

8-Kayla Diane Sloan was born on 12 Apr 1994 in Omaha.

7-Bradley Dean Wurzer was born in 1975.

7-Jill A. Wurzer was born in 1978.

6-Carol Ann Wurzer was born on 1 Sep 1950. Carol married Donald D. Zilmer. Donald was born in 1943. They had three children.

7-William Thomas Zilmer was born in 1972.

7-Daniel Dean Zilmer was born in 1975.

7-Michael Allan Zilmer was born in 1978. Michael married Ashley. They had one daughter.

8-Emma Jost Zilmer

6-Allan A. Wurzer was born on 4 Apr 1952. Allan married Joyce Elaine. Joyce was born on 23 May 1952. They had two children.

7-Chad Allen Wurzer was born on 9 Jan 1976.

Chad married Suzanne Marie Einck, daughter of Gerald Edward Einck and Elizabeth Ann (Beth) Minger. They had one son.

8-Connor Allan Wurzer was born on 31 Jan 2007 in Iowa.

7-Shelly Wurzer was born on 6 Feb 1978.

Allan next married Joyce E. Joyce was born in 1952. They had one son.

6-Inez Louise Wurzer was born on 5 Feb 1956. Inez married Steven D. Scholbrock on 17 Jun 1977 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma. Steven was born on 16 Jan 1956. They had three children.

7-Samantha Ann Scholbrock was born in 1979.

7-Matthew P. Scholbrock

7-Benjamin Scholbrock

6-Faye Irene Wurzer was born on 8 Aug 1957. Faye married Floyd Clarence Winter, son of Leonard Winter and Nadine M. Floyd was born on 13 Oct 1952 in Waucoma. They had three children.

7-Katie J. Winter was born in 1979.

7-Sara Winter was born in 1981.

7-Lisa Winter

6-Donna Rosemary Wurzer was born in 1958. Donna married Jeffrey Alan Van Sickle on 29 Jul 1978, son of eorge Orville Van Sickle and Phyllis Mae Benter. Jeffrey was born on 14 Feb 1959 in Charles City. They had six children.

7-Wendy Sue Van Sickle was born on 30 Jan 1979 in Oelwein, Fayette Co., Iowa.

7-Nathan Scott Van Sickle was born on 11 Feb 1981 in Oelwein and died on 18 May 1982 in Cedar Rapids at age 1.

7-Nicole Marie Van Sickle was born on 13 Dec 1982 in Oelwein.

7-Kimberly Ann Van Sickle was born on 24 Dec 1983 in Oelwein, Fayette Co., Iowa.

7-Bruce Alan Van Sickle was born on 14 Sep 1986 in Oelwein, Fayette Co., Iowa.

7-Andrew Jeffery Van Sickle was born on 19 Aug 1987 in Oelwein, Fayette Co., Iowa.

6-Sheila Ann Wurzer was born on 28 Sep 1961. Sheila married Randall Bratrud. They had three children.

7-Tessa Bratrud

7-Coleby Bratrud

7-Dusti Jo Bratrud

6-Norma Rosaria Wurzer was born on 2 Jul 1963. Norma married Duane Martin Frey. Duane was born on 16 Apr 1954. They had four children.

7-Matthew M. Frey

7-Anthony Frey married Jennifer Spiess. They had three children.

8-Brittany Frey

8-Benton Frey

8-Brayton Frey

7-Jennifer Frey

7-Makenzie Frey

5-Anna Wurzer was born on 4 Mar 1918 and died on 20 Apr 1990 in Fort Atkinson at age 72. Anna married Roman Kuennen on 26 Jul 1938, son of Nicholas Kuennen and Mary Reicks. Roman was born on 25 Jun 1916 and died on 17 Nov 1994 in Fort Atkinson at age 78. They had six children.

6-Mary Jane Kuennen was born on 23 Jun 1940. Mary married Thomas Daniel Schweitzer on 8 Oct 1966. They had four children.

7-Timothy Gerard Schweitzer was born on 15 Jul 1967 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.

7-Rebecca Ann Schweitzer was born on 28 Jan 1969 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.

7-Jennifer June Schweitzer was born on 10 Jun 1970 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.

7-Cynthia Jane Schweitzer was born on 7 Nov 1972 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.

6-Eugene Kuennen was born on 15 Aug 1944. Eugene married Maria Bianchini on 16 Aug 1970. Maria was born on 16 Nov 1944 and died on 27 Nov 1992 in Denver at age 48. They had two children.

7-Lorrie Jean Kuennen was born on 10 Feb 1971. Lorrie married Colby Phillips. The marriage ended in divorce. She next married Scott Costello on 25 May 1999.

7-Christopher Kuennen was born on 8 May 1973. Christopher had a relationship with Sunshine Scherer. They had one son.

8-Dylan Kuennen was born on 19 Nov 1996.

Eugene next married Marta Salyar on 18 Jun 1994.

6-Margaret Kuennen was born on 3 Oct 1948. Margaret married James Clark on 14 Aug 1971. They had two children.

7-Andrea Clark

7-Adrienne Clark

6-Linus Joseph Kuennen was born on 9 Jun 1950. Linus married Norma Murphy on 16 Aug 1975. They had three children.

7-Kelly Kuennen was born on 13 May 1978.

7-Matthew Kuennen was born on 28 May 1981.

7-Justin Kuennen was born on 28 May 1981.

6-Merlin Anthony Kuennen was born on 11 Nov 1952. Merlin married Jane Marie Miche on 11 Aug 1977. They had two children.

7-Mary Ann Kuennen was born on 25 Oct 1978.

7-Nick A. Kuennen was born on 30 Jan 1981.

6-Gerard Kuennen was born on 14 Jul 1960 and died on 2 Apr 1964 at age 3.

5-Carl Edmund Wurzer was born on 20 Dec 1920. Carl married Lorraine Hageman on 8 Jun 1948, daughter of Joseph B. Hageman and Catherine Schmitt. Lorraine was born on 20 May 1928 in Festina and died on 1 Oct 1975 at age 47. They had two children.

6-Joan Wurzer married Don Moore. They had one son.

7-Tony Moore

6-Duane J. Wurzer was born on 30 Dec 1952. Duane married Jo Ann Mayo, daughter of Robert Mayo and Darlene Rose Meyer. Jo was born on 10 Sep 1954. They had five children.

7-Kellianne M. Wurzer was born on 1 Nov 1978.

7-Staci Lyn Wurzer was born on 22 Nov 1980. Staci married Daniel Steven Kuboushek on 16 Apr 2005 in Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Lawler, son of Steven Patrick Kuboushek and Janice Kay Franzen. Daniel was born on 21 Jan 1980.

7-Amy Jo Wurzer was born on 19 Apr 1983.

7-Brooke Wurzer

7-Andrew (Andy) Wurzer

5-Sister Theonilla Wurzer was born on 26 Jun 1921. She entered the convent and became Mother Theophane.

5-Francis Wurzer was born on 23 May 1923 in St. Lucas. Francis married Margaret Smith on 5 Jun 1951, daughter of Irvin V. Smith and Agnes Kuennen. Margaret was born on 5 Oct 1932 in St. Lucas. They had eight children.

6-Wayne Wurzer was born on 8 Mar 1952. Wayne married Sally A. Hoey on 25 Aug 1973 in Waucoma, daughter of Leonard Hoey and Edna B. Shephard. Sally was born on 3 Nov 1952 in New Hampton, died on 19 Dec 1995 at age 43, and was buried in St. Mary's Church Cemetery in Solon. They had two children.

7-Melissa Angela Wurzer was born on 6 Dec 1976.

7-Travis Jon Wurzer was born on 29 Jun 1979.

6-Lauren Wurzer was born on 23 Mar 1953. Lauren married Rita Jean Langholz. Rita was born on 3 Jan 1953. They had three children.

7-Benjamin Michael Wurzer was born on 28 May 1980.

7-Andrew Wurzer

7-Megan Wurzer

6-Donald Wurzer was born on 28 Dec 1954. Donald married Joanne Agnes Bear on 3 Oct 1981, daughter of Raymond Irvin Bear and Bernice Ann Busch. Joanne was born on 29 Jul 1955 in Waucoma.

6-Jan Wurzer was born on 17 Feb 1957. Jan married George Mc Cune on 22 Jun 1985. George was born on 7 Feb 1955. They had two children.

7-Katie Mc Cune

7-Julie Mc Cune

6-Jean Ann Wurzer Jean married William Springer on 3 Oct 1981. William was born on 24 Feb 1955. They had three children.

7-Ryan Springer

7-Sarah Springer

7-Madeline Springer

6-Leon Joseph Wurzer was born on 6 Oct 1961. Leon married Dawn Marie Grady. Dawn was born in 1962.

Leon next married Julie Ann Mc Enaney. Julie was born on 30 Jul 1966.

6-Lloyd Wurzer was born on 13 Nov 1963. Lloyd married Janice Kay Woodson, daughter of John R. Woodson and Roberta. Janice was born on 19 Jul 1969. They had two children.

7-Kelly Wurzer

7-Jeffery Wurzer

6-Sharon Wurzer was born on 11 Mar 1965 in St. Lucas. Sharon married Corey James Buchheit on 21 Sep 1991, son of Ambrose John Buchheit and Dolores Elizabeth Langreck. Corey was born on 6 Sep 1962 in St. Lucas. They had two children.

7-Jude Marie Buchheit was born on 1 Oct 1992.

7-Corey John Buchheit was born on 30 Aug 1994.

5-Alvina Clementine Wurzer was born on 2 Sep 1924. Alvina married Edmund William Hemesath, son of Frank Henry Hemesath and Bertha Mary Scheidelmantel. Edmund was born on 27 Sep 1927 in Ossian and died on 10 Feb 1982 in Lawler at age 54. They had four children.

6-Kenneth Frank Hemesath was born on 9 Jul 1952. Kenneth married Linda Marie Langreck on 28 Aug 1993. Linda was born on 14 Mar 1952. They had two children, Lonnie and Laura.

6-Keith C. Hemesath was born on 1 Mar 1954.

6-Karen Judy Hemesath was born on 5 Jul 1958 in New Hampton. Karen married Ronald Craig Barrett on 28 Jul 1989 in Ramsey Co., Minnesota. They had two children.

7-Shane Robert Edmund Barrett was born on 7 Sep 1991.

7-Shane Barrett

Karen next married Gaylon Rettammel.

6-Kurt Alvin Hemesath was born on 31 Jul 1966. Kurt married Barbara Berg. Barbara was born on 21 Apr 1966. They had three children.

7-Eli Hemesath

7-Austin Hemesath

7-Katherine Hemesath

Alvina next married James Murray. James was born on 10 May 1919 and died on 23 Nov 1995 at age 76. Alvina next married Leander Hugo Einck, son of Joseph Henry Einck and Catherine Huinker. Leander was born on 27 Nov 1929 in Fort Atkinson.

5-Alvin Wurzer (Twin) was born on 2 Sep 1924 and died on 16 Mar 1998 in Homewood, Cook Co., Illinois at age 73. Alvin married Lorelie Larson on 1 Oct 1950. Lorelie was born on 1 Oct 1926 and died on 7 Aug 1962 at age 35. They had one son.

6-Craig Wurzer was born in 1957.

Craig married Sue Hayes.

Alvin next married Caroline Topinka. They had two children.

6-Cathryn E. Wurzer was born in 1964. Cathryn married Daniel Mc Kissack. Daniel was born in Jan 1963.

6-Christy Wurzer

Christy married James Anthony Gardzulis Jr. on 1 Oct 1988. James was born in 1958. They had one son.

7-Justin Gardzulis

Christy next married Dennis Grabarek on 5 Nov 1994.

5-Irma Anna Wurzer was born on 8 Jun 1926. Irma married Florian T. Hageman on 16 Jun 1948 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, son of Joseph B. Hageman and Catherine Schmitt. Florian was born on 7 Jul 1923 in St. Lucas, died on 8 Jun 2007 at age 83, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery. They had ten children.

6-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>.

7-Jadi Hageman was born on 9 Sep 1969. Jadi married Randy Sobolik on 14 Aug 1994. Randy was born on 20 Sep 1970. They had one daughter.

8-Haley Sobolik was born on 13 Mar 1996.

7-Niki Jo Hageman was born on 6 Dec 1972.

7-Teri Rae Hageman was born on 21 Oct 1974.

Robert next married Deanna Jean Hereid. Deanna was born on 27 Sep 1959. They had two children.

7-Blaine Hageman

7-Dustin Hageman was born on 8 Feb 1981.

6-Kathleen Hageman was born on 24 Sep 1951. Kathleen married Douglas Ball on 3 Apr 1971. They had three children.

7-Lisa Ball married Robert Cloninger.

7-Jared Ball

7-Chad Ball

6-Ronald Hageman was born on 3 Nov 1952 and died on 20 Aug 1962 at age 9.

He died in a bicycle accident.

6-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.

7-Nicholas Weiss was born on 9 Mar 1981.

7-Neil Weiss was born on 12 May 1983.

6-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.

7-Tanya Rosenbaum was born on 11 Oct 1981.

7-Adam Rosenbaum was born on 29 Jan 1985.

7-Kayla Rosenbaum was born on 30 Dec 1987.

7-Dayna Rosenbaum was born on 10 Jul 1990.

6-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.

7-Sara Hageman was born on 3 Sep 1986.

7-Brian Hageman was born on 17 May 1991.

6-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.

7-Mitchell J. Murray was born on 30 Oct 1982.

7-Kyle Lee Murray was born on 4 Apr 1984.

7-Jeremy Murray was born on 16 Nov 1987.

6-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.

7-Angela Smith was born on 28 Apr 1980.

7-Tabitha Smith was born on 17 Mar 1986.

7-Breanna Smith was born on 5 Nov 1988.

6-Sylvia A. Hageman was born on 8 Aug 1965. Sylvia married Jeff Schluetter on 13 Apr 1991. They had two children.

7-Jacob Schluetter was born on 15 Feb 1993.

7-Luke Schluetter was born on 10 Feb 1996.

6-Gladys Hageman was born on 4 Mar 1967. Gladys married Randy J. Schluetter on 12 May 1990. Randy was born on 15 Jul 1965. They had three children.

7-Alan Schluetter was born on 28 Oct 1991.

7-Evan Schluetter was born on 17 Jan 1995.

7-Ross Schluetter was born on 17 Jan 1995.

5-Rosaira Wurzer was born on 22 Dec 1927.
Rosaira married Norbert Frank (Norb) Einck on 28 Aug 1951 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, son of Theodore Joseph Einck Jr. and Julitta T. Huinker. Norbert was born on 20 Nov 1926 in Festina, died on 28 Dec 2006 in Festina at age 80, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. They had seven children. They farmed the "Einck Century Farm" until 1985, when they moved to their present home. Norbert loved farming and helping his sons farm. Norbert received the Winneshiek Pioneer Dairyman Award in 1987. He did live to celebrate his 80th birthday.

6-Barbara Ann Einck was born on 22 Jan 1953.
Barbara married Michael Heins, son of Robert Heins and Darlene Schneider. Michael was born on 3 Jan 1952. They had four children.

7-Christopher Michael Heins was born on 28 Oct 1977.

7-Derek James Heins was born on 30 Nov 1980.

7-Justin David Heins was born on 1 Jul 1982. Justin married Brittany Ann Buddenberg. They had one daughter.

8-Decklyn Heins was born in 2006.

7-Erin Heins

6-Steve Conrad Einck was born on 18 May 1954. Steve married Marilyn D. Humpal, daughter of Virgil Daniel Humpal and Virginia Mary Elsbernd. Marilyn was born on 16 Feb 1954. They had three children.

7-Shira Lee Einck was born on 21 Jan 1977. Shira married Christopher Streeter on 15 May 2004 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors.

7-Jarret Jon Einck was born in 1979.

7-Landon David Einck was born on 26 Nov 1983.

6-David Louis Einck was born on 21 Dec 1955. David married Nancy Lee Hackman, daughter of Paul Chris Hackman and Elizabeth Jane (Betty) Junk. Nancy was born on 24 Nov 1957. They had four children.

7-Nathan James Einck was born on 18 Oct 1978.

7-Tiffany Jo Einck was born on 8 Apr 1980. Tiffany married Sean Michael Merrick on 11 Aug 2007 in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Waukon.

7-Bryan D. Einck was born on 21 Dec 1982.

7-Mitchell Einck

6-Joseph Anton Einck was born from 1956 to 1958. Joseph married Julie Marie Triska, daughter of Leonard V. Triska and Ardith Mary Schissel. Julie was born on 17 Jul 1957. They had two children.

7-Josie Elizabeth Einck was born on 10 Oct 1980 in Decorah. Living in Richmond, VA.Josie married Andrew Burg on 23 Jul 2005 in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Decorah, son of Philip Burg and Barbara.

7-Lee Michael Einck was born on 15 Feb 1984.

Joseph next married Cindy Gade. They had three children.

7-Lee Einck

7-Ryan Einck

7-Kyle Einck

6-Michael Edwin Einck was born on 7 Oct 1957. Michael married Tammy Sue Wenthold, daughter of Francis Joseph Wenthold and JoAnn Julita Huinker. Tammy was born on 23 Nov 1960. They had four children.

7-Darren Michael Einck was born on 14 Sep 1984.

7-Wade Einck

7-Bre Anne Einck

7-Logan Einck

6-Therese Mary Einck was born on 15 Sep 1960. Therese married Gary Alvin Lechtenberg, son of James Nicholas Lechtenberg and Edna Katherine Hackman. Gary was born on 27 Oct 1957. They had four children.

7-Dana Marie Lechtenberg was born on 16 Apr 1983.

7-Shauna Lechtenberg

7-Leah Lechtenberg

7-Joshua Lechtenberg

6-John Einck was born on 29 Oct 1962 and died in 1962.

5-Elma M. Wurzer was born on 5 May 1933. Elma married Charles Bernard Hemesath, son of Frank Henry Hemesath and Bertha Mary Scheidelmantel. Charles was born on 5 Aug 1930 in Ossian and died on 22 Feb 1978 in Ossian at age 47. They had nine children.

6-Darrell Francis Hemesath was born on 28 Apr 1954 and died on 29 Apr 1971 in Ossian at age 17.

6-Dennis Edmund Hemesath was born on 10 Aug 1955. Dennis married Krisanne Anfinson. Krisanne was born in 1962. They had one daughter.

7-Michelle Hemesath

6-Floyd C. Hemesath was born in Dec 1956. Floyd married Amy Marcella Franzen on 8 Nov 1980 in Holy Name Church, West Union, daughter of Leo Albert Franzen and Helen Magdalen Dorothy Moellers. Amy was born in 1956 in West Union. They had three children.

7-Nicholas C. Hemesath was born on 15 Jul 1981.

7-Melinda Mae Hemesath Melinda married Ryan J. Beechler on 15 Oct 2005 in DeWitt, Virginia. Ryan was born on 1 Jun 1973.

7-Wendy Kay Hemesath

6-Randal Mark Hemesath was born on 2 Dec 1957. Randal married and had 1 child, Travis Joseph

7-Travis Joseph Hemesath was born on 28 Nov 1978.

6-Thomas B. Hemesath was born on 17 Feb 1960.

6-Bruce Hemesath

6-Lisa Mae Hemesath was born in 1962. Lisa married Marvin Coghill. They had five children.

7-Dennis Coghill

7-Jessica Coghill

7-Joshua Coghill

7-Danielle Coghill

7-Jacob Coghill

6-Geralyn Kay Hemesath was born on 9 Jun 1965. Geralyn married Paul James Ollendick. Paul was born on 4 Aug 1962. They had three children.

7-Tyler Ollendick

7-Gary Ollendick

7-Erica Ollendick

6-Charles C. Hemesath was born on 25 May 1967. Charles married Gina Svestka. Gina was born on 14 Jan 1970. They had three children.

7-Alexander Hemesath

7-Mitchell Hemesath

7-Brandon Hemesath

Elma next married Stanley Baptist Franzen, son of Leo Christopher Franzen and Clara Panos. Stanley was born on 11 Nov 1932 in Cresco.

5-Doris M. Wurzer was born on 7 Dec 1935 in St. Lucas. Doris married Alvin Smith on 24 May 1955, son of Irvin V. Smith and Agnes Kuennen. Alvin was born on 22 Sep 1929 in St. Lucas. They had ten children was born on 6 Aug 1956. Marvin married Rebecca W. Lechtenberg on 20 Aug 1977, daughter of Gustave Clem Lechtenberg and Lucille Frances Bruess. Rebecca was born on 31 Dec 1955. They had two children.

7-Abby L. Smith was born on 25 Jul 1979.

7-Alexander Smith was born in 1986.

6-Roger Francis Smith was born on 14 Dec 1958. Roger married Emily Loretta Reicks, daughter of Francis James Reicks and Lucille Mary Gebel. Emily was born on 2 Mar 1965. They had two children.

7-Taylor Renae Smith was born on 29 Nov 1992.

7-Jared Smith was born on 12 Feb 1995 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota.

6-Paul C. Smith was born on 29 Dec 1959. Paul married Shirley Ann Langreck on 7 Jul 1984, daughter of Francis Langreck and Katherine M. DeSlover. Shirley was born on 22 Jan 1960. They had one daughter.

7-Roxanne Smith was born on 5 Jul 1992.

6-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. The marriage ended in divorce in 1999.

7-Traci Elizabeth Vine was born on 3 Jul 1985.

7-Shanan Marie Vine was born on 22 Nov 1986. Shanan married Evan Meyer. They had one son.

8-Caleb Meyer was born on 20 Feb 2006.

6-Ronald Smith was born on 5 Mar 1963 and died on 18 Jul 1982 at age 19.

6-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.

7-Mandi Rae Smith was born on 2 Aug 1986.

7-Kaitlin Erin Smith was born on 20 Jan 1989.

7-Logan Smith was born on 9 Jun 1993.

6-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.

7-Dalton James Smith was born on 15 Mar 1990.

7-Dakota Smith was born on 1 Feb 1992.

7-Braxton Smith was born on 11 Apr 2000.

6-Constance Rae (Connie) Smith was born on 3 Aug 1967. Constance married Paul Jay Stevens on 25 Apr 1992. Paul was born on 11 Jan 1961. They had three children.

7-Nicole (Stepchild) was born on 21 Aug 1984.

7-Jordan Stevens was born on 19 May 1994.

7-Jess Stevens was born on 30 Apr 1997.

6-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.

7-Matthew Smith was born on 11 Sep 1991.

7-Nathan Smith was born on 20 Sep 1999.

6-Lynn Lois Smith was born on 30 Sep 1976. Lynn married Leon Arens on 5 Jun 1999. Leon was born on 30 Jun 1976. They had one daughter.

7-Avery Jane Arens was born on 15 Jun 2003.

4-John Matthias Wurzer was born on 30 May 1888 in St. Lucas and died on 17 Jan 1981 in West Union at age 92. Note: His SS benefit was sent to Hawkeye.

John married Mary Frances Schmitt on 14 Feb 1914 in St. Lucas, daughter of John Schmittand (Frances) Augusta Clara Reicks. Mary was born on 12 Mar 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 12 Dec 1951 in St. Lucas at age 60. They had three children.

5-Leona Anna Wurzer was born on 2 Feb 1916 in St. Lucas and died on 17 Jan 1980 in St. Lucas at age 63. Leona married Adolph J. Sendelbach. Adolph was born on 27 Sep 1913 and is in not in SS index. They had two children.

6-Roger J. Sendelbach was born on 12 May 1945. Roger married Patricia Ann Suhr. Patricia was born on 21 Jun 1952. They had three children.

7-Tony B. Sendelbach was born in Apr 1974.

7-Sarah Sendelbach

7-Andrew D. Sendelbach

6-Phyllis Sendelbach married Richard Dufferin. They had two children.

7-Bryan Dufferin

7-Aaron Dufferin

5-Edmund Anton Wurzer was born on 28 Nov 1920 in St. Lucas and died on 22 Jan 1958 in Rochester at age 37.

5-Lucille A. Wurzer was born on 19 Apr 1924 in St. Lucas. Lucille married Joseph Boyer on 27 Jan 1953, son of John Boyer and Anna Kruse. Joseph was born on 19 Mar 1917 in St. Lucas and died on 24 Aug 1992 in Hawkeye, Iowa at age 75. They had five children.

6-Mary Ann Boyer was born on 12 Nov 1953. Mary married Larry Nefzger. The marriage ended in divorce. Larry was born on 20 Jul 1946 in Iowa.

Nefzger, 55, is a lifetime resident of the community. A 1964
graduate of North High School, Nefzger has been employed with the
Fayette County Road Department for 27 years. He has also operated
Larry's Collectibles in west Union for the past nine years.

Mary next married Steve Wilbur in 1971-1972. The marriage ended in divorce. They had two children.

7-Michael D. Wilbur was born on 8 Dec 1973 in West Union. Michael married Rebecca Kay Gilley. Rebecca was born in Aug 1974. They had two children.

8-Taylor Wilbur was born on 9 Nov 1994.

8-Thomas Wilbur was born on 21 Jan 1997.

7-Shari Wilbur was born on 18 Mar 1976 in West Union. Shari married and had 1 child.

8-Nathan Wilbur was born on 11 Nov 1994.

Mary next married Wayne Strohmeyer. Wayne was born on 24 Aug 1939.

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

7-Matthew Boyer was born on 17 Aug 1983. He attends Iowa State University, majoring in Agronorny. He was recently named to the Dean's List.

7-Jospeh Boyer was born on 3 Dec 1985.

7-Jessica Boyer was born on 9 Nov 1990.

7-Christine Boyer was born on 10 Mar 1993.

6-Ronald Adolph Boyer was born on 15 Oct 1958 in West Union. Ronald married Donna Marie Brechtel on 27 Oct 1979. Donna was born on 24 Aug 1959. They had three children.

7-Carrie Jo Boyer was born on 2 Nov 1980.

7-Sarah Lynn Boyer was born on 28 Dec 1982.

7-Richard Alan Boyer was born on 26 Nov 1984.

6-Deanna Hilda Boyer was born on 23 Jul 1960 in West Union. Deanna married Paul Edwin Gray on 8 Jun 1985. Paul was born on 27 Sep 1952. They had two children.

7-Karen Gray was born on 5 Feb 1988.

7-Alexander J. Gray was born on 9 Jul 1991.

6-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.

7-Andrew Boyer was born on 20 Aug 1987 in Iowa.

7-Laura Boyer was born on 2 Jun 1990.

7-Gregory Boyer was born on 5 Nov 1992.

4-Elizabeth Wurzer was born in Jun 1891 in St. Lucas and died in 1963 at age 72. She appeared in the 1900 census in St. Lucas, age 9. Elizabeth married Frank Schmitt on 10 Jun 1913, son of Clemens Schmitt and Anna Johanna Kuennen. Frank was born on 27 Nov 1888 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Jul 1955 in St. Lucas at age 66. They had four children.

5-Clement Schmitt was born on 23 Sep 1914 and died on 24 Sep 1914.

5-Leo A. Schmitt was born on 9 Sep 1915, died on 11 Nov 2003 in New Hampton Care Center at age 88, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. Leo married Beatrice Timp on 13 Jun 1941 in St. Aloysius Church, Calmar, daughter of William J. Timp and Louisa H. Wenthold. Beatrice was born on 15 Jun 1921 in Calmar and died in Dec 1976 in Iowa at age 55. They had four children. They lived with his parents on their farm.

6-Neal William Schmitt was born in 1944. Neal married Kara Lynne. Kara was born in 1944. They had one daughter.

7-Krista Megan Schmitt was born in 1979.

6-Mark Leo Schmitt was born on 29 Aug 1945. Mark married Diane D. Bodensteiner on 22 Jun 1968 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, daughter of Irvin Hugo Bodensteiner and Melita Ann Steinlage. Diane was born on 30 Aug 1946 in West Union. They had four children.

7-Gail Schmitt was born on 22 Feb 1969.

7-Jane Schmitt was born on 3 Sep 1970.

7-Gregory Mark Schmitt was born on 23 Jan 1973. Gregory married * Sara A. Wichman. They had four children.

8-Hannah Schmitt was born in 2000.

8-Abraham Schmitt was born in 2003.

8-Holly Schmitt was born in 2004.

8-Autum Marie Schmitt was born on 18 May 2006.

7-Glen M. Schmitt was born on 26 Aug 1974. Glen married Melissa Dee Hosch. They had two children.

8-Savannah Schmitt

8-Abby Schmitt

6-Duane L. Schmitt was born in 1949. Duane married Nancy M.

6-Janice Schmitt married Mr. Cummings.

5-Monica Schmitt was born in Mar 1921 and died in Feb 1926 at age 4.

5-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.

4-Edward O. Wurzer was born on 11 Dec 1893 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Jul 1985 in Waucoma at age 91. Edward married Elizabeth Kuennen on 18 Feb 1919, daughter of John Henry Kuennen and Theresa J. (Tracy) Martin. Elizabeth was born on 15 Jul 1898 in St. Lucas and died on 4 Jun 1983 in St. Lucas at age 84. They had 12 children.

5-Theresa A. Wurzer was born on 10 Feb 1920 in Auburn Twp.. Theresa married Carl N. Kuehner on 24 Jun 1941, son of Nicholas (Nick) Kuehner and Catherine (Kate) Hackman. Carl was born on 4 Feb 1920 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Feb 1996 in Lawler at age 76. They had six children.

6-Eugene N. Kuehner was born on 4 Oct 1943 in Iowa and died on 8 Aug 1986 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota at age 42. Eugene married Shirley Peterson on 24 Jun 1967. Shirley was born on 1 Jun 1946. They had four children.

7-Lori Kuehner was born on 2 Oct 1968.

7-Jason E. Kuehner was born on 27 Nov 1970. Jason married Kimberly Kay.

7-Christopher J. Kuehner was born on 25 Dec 1972.

7-Shirley Kuehner was born in 1974. Shirley married Wendell Arndt.

6-Carlene Catherine Kuehner was born on 13 Jun 1945. Carlene married James Leo Luense on 31 May 1969. James was born on 25 Dec 1943. They had two children.

7-Bret James Luense was born on 1 Nov 1971.

7-Kirk Allan Luense was born on 28 Mar 1975.

6-Lauren Kuehner was born on 11 Apr 1949. Lauren married Linda L. Baumler on 2 May 1970, daughter of John H. Baumler and Marie Bieker. Linda was born on 12 Dec 1949. They had four children.

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

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

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

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

6-Leon Kuehner was born on 28 Sep 1953. Leon married Linda Currie on 9 Jul 1980. They had two children.

7-Michael Kuehner was born on 2 Aug 1983.

7-Katherine Kuehner was born in 1985.

6-Daryl William Kuehner was born on 17 Apr 1957. Daryl married Bonnie Sue Franzen on 12 Apr 1983, daughter of Albert George Franzen and Irene Minnie Croatt. Bonnie was born on 1 Feb 1961. They had two children.

7-Kyle Kuehner was born in 1984.

7-William Kuehner was born in 1986.

6-Diane Kuehner was born on 13 Nov 1960.

5-Florian John Wurzer was born on 17 Apr 1921 in St. Lucas and died on 16 Jun 2007 in Milwaukee at age 86. Florian married Joan Smith on 26 Oct 1948, daughter of John Herman Smith and Anna Maruska. Joan was born on 6 Aug 1929 in Fort Atkinson. They had two children. Bud was an Army veteran who served in the Third Armored Division during WWII. He retired after 40 years of employment at Aetna Life and Casualty and was a member of Christ King Parish.

6-Shiela Wurzer was born on 10 Jan 1950. Shiela married Dan Hackbarth on 27 Apr 1973. Dan was born on 7 Oct 1950 in Milwaukee. They had three children.

7-Jonathon Hackbarth was born on 11 May 1982.

7-Katherine Hackbarth was born on 19 Mar 1985.

7-Laura Hackbarth was born on 1 Mar 1988.

6-Sharon K. Wurzer was born on 9 Sep 1954. Sharon married James Bramm on 12 Sep 1988. James was born on 15 Oct 1951.

Sharon next married Steven A. Miksic. Steven was born on 10 Jan 1951.

Florian next married Patricia L. Donnelly. Patricia was born on 22 Sep 1934.

5-Gregory A. Wurzer was born on 18 Oct 1922 in Auburn Twp.. Gregory married Helene T. Mihm, daughter of John Carl Mihm and Clara Perry. Helene was born on 15 Jun 1925. They had two children.

6-John Wurzer

6-James Wurzer

5-Emma Wurzer was born in 1924 in Auburn Twp. Emma married Burke Mc Grath. They had two children.

6-Bruce Mc Grath married Diane Bowman. They had one child.

7-Erin Mc Grath

6-Lizabeth Mc Grath married Samuel Jenkins. They had two children.

7-Lauren Jenkins

7-Meredith Jenkins

5-Edgar C. Wurzer was born on 28 Dec 1925 in Iowa and died on 9 Jan 1998 in Lawler at age 72. Edgar married Elizabeth Jean (Betty) Kleve on 28 Oct 1950 in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, daughter of Edward Kleve and Mathilda Wenthold. Elizabeth was born in 1931. They had nine children.

6-Phyllis Wurzer was born on 6 Apr 1951. Phyllis married Ronald L. Elsbernd on 14 Aug 1976. Ronald was born on 9 Jul 1951. They had two children.

7-Bradley William Elsbernd was born on 7 Mar 1981. Bradley married Kelly Mracek on 28 Oct 2006 in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, daughter of Kevin Mracek and Cheryl.

7-Alicia Jean Elsbernd was born on 17 Apr 1984.

6-Sandra Wurzer was born on 10 May 1952. Sandra married Chris Hallberg on 28 Dec 1974. They had two children.

7-Amy Hallberg

7-Cory Hallberg

6-Gary Wurzer was born on 16 Feb 1954.

6-Dale E. Wurzer was born on 1 Sep 1955. Dale married Linda Wendt. Linda was born on 14 Jul 1956. They had four children.

7-Christopher D. Wurzer was born on 25 Nov 1974. Christopher married Tiffany Toussiant. Tiffany was born on 24 Sep 1978.

7-Kelly Wurzer was born on 12 May 1976. Kelly married Steven J. Lantow. Steven was born on 16 Nov 1973.

7-Traci A. Wurzer was born on 1 Mar 1979. Traci married Jason Hendries. They had two children.

8-Matt Hendries

8-Shawn Hendries

7-Matthew Lynn Wurzer was born on 15 Apr 1984.

6-Randy Joseph Wurzer was born on 2 Jun 1958. Randy married Julie M. Schlindwein. They had two children.

7-Nickolas Wurzer

7-Kyle Wurzer

6-Karen A. Wurzer was born on 13 Nov 1959.

6-Tim Wurzer was born on 4 Jan 1962. Tim married Brenda Isenhower on 7 Sep 1985. Brenda was born on 23 Jun 1959. They had three children.

7-Megan Wurzer

7-Kimberly Wurzer

7-Rebecca Wurzer

6-Terry Wurzer was born on 30 Jul 1963. Terry married Susan Drewelow on 7 Sep 1985. They had three children.

7-Jeremy Wurzer

7-Nicole Wurzer

7-Jessica Wurzer

6-Lori Ann Wurzer was born on 29 Mar 1966. Lori married George Kohlmeyer on 10 May 1986. They had two children.

7-Heather Kohlmeyer

7-Derek Kohlmeyer

5-Antonia Helen Wurzer was born on 9 Jul 1927. Antonia married Daniel Lavern Herman Kipp on 20 Feb 1951 in Waterloo, son of John Bernard Kipp and Adelinda Catherine (Linda) Scholbrock. Daniel was born on 3 May 1929 and died on 14 Feb 1987 in Waterloo at age 57. They had four children.

6-John Edward Kipp was born on 15 Jul 1951 in Indiana. John married Kathleen Canfield on 21 Jul 1973. Kathleen was born on 15 Apr 1955.

John next married Cynthia Sue Topper on 22 Aug 1981. Cynthia was born on 22 Feb 1956. They had two children.

7-Jonathon Roger Kipp was born on 9 Mar 1982.

7-Natalie Jo Kipp was born on 10 Jan 1986.

6-Lindy Ann Kipp was born on 10 Jul 1953. Lindy married Dean Roth on 25 Feb 1973. Dean was born on 26 Jan 1950. They had two children.

7-Jessica A. Roth was born on 21 Aug 1973.

Jessica married Chris Henessey on 1 Jun 1996. They had one daughter.

8-Elizabeth Henessey

7-Stephanie Roth was born on 17 Jan 1982 in Austin, Mower Co., Minnesota.

6-Lanette Teresa Kipp was born on 22 May 1956. Lanette married Gary Reick on 16 Oct 1975. Gary was born on 30 Jan 1951.

Lanette next married Jerry Dean Austin on 12 Oct 1980. Jerry was born on 16 Mar 1954 in Waverly. They had one son.

7-Matthew Ty Austin was born on 17 Aug 1984.

6-Laureen Elaine Kipp was born on 10 Feb 1961. Laureen married William Iam Jellema on 27 Aug 1983 in Cedar Falls. William was born on 13 Dec 1955. They had two children.

7-William Lavern Jellema was born on 1 May 1989.

7-Christina Ann Jellema was born on 11 Mar 1991.

5-Adrian John Wurzer was born on 31 Mar 1929 in Auburn Twp.. Adrian married Shirley Krall. Shirley died on 5 Dec 1966. They had three children.

6-Michael John Wurzer was born on 3 Aug 1951 and died on 24 Oct 1983 in Berkeley, Alameda Co., California at age 32. Michael married Frances Morris. They had one daughter.

7-Amy Wurzer

6-Michelle Wurzer was born on 1 Aug 1953.

6-Mark A. Wurzer was born on 3 Aug 1958. Mark married Elizabeth Younce. They had two children.

7-Michael Wurzer

7-Staci Wurzer

Mark next married Lynne Marie Pizzaza. Lynne was born on 15 Oct 1955.

Adrian next married Gretchen Braunschweiger. The marriage ended in divorce 1985 in Texas.

In 1975 he was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force, stationed in Wiesbaden.

Adrian next married Frances Galvan.

5-Clement Wurzer was born on 23 Nov 1930 and died on 25 Jan 1983 in St. Lucas at age 52. Clement married Barbara Kapell on 6 May 1958, daughter of Albert Kapell and Cora Tinderholt. Barbara was born on 9 Jan 1931 in Ossian, died on 31 Aug 1993 in St. Lucas at age 62, and was buried in St. Luke's Cemetery. They had five children.

6-Kathleen Wurzer was born in 1959. Kathleen married Jeffrey P. Cermak on 10 Jul 1982. Jeffrey was born in 1960. They had two children.

7-Alexandra Cermak

7-Matthew Cermak

6-Patricia Wurzer was born on 17 Apr 1961. Patricia married Roy Tschetter on 5 Apr 1986. They had two children.

7-Rachel Tschetter

7-Michael Tschetter

6-Mary Wurzer was born on 19 Apr 1962. Mary married Joseph Dryden on 27 Sep 1986. They had four children.

7-Andrew Dryden

7-Sara Dryden

7-Shari Dryden

7-Emily Dryden

6-Dan Wurzer was born on 9 Mar 1963. Dan married Jill D. Tieskoetter on 26 May 1990, daughter of James H. Tieskoetter and Lois Luzum. Jill was born on 14 Apr 1980. They had one son.

7-Derek Stepchild

6-Joni Wurzer was born on 2 Feb 1964. She married Paul Styve on 22 July 2005.

5-Jeanette Wurzer was born on 29 Apr 1936. Jeanette married James Cole on 2 Oct 1965. James was born on 27 Aug 1939 and died on 8 Dec 1995 at age 56. They had four children.

6-Jill Cole was born on 5 Oct 1966. Jill married Jeff Justice on 6 Oct 1990. They had three children.

7-Garrett Justice

7-Alyssa Justice

7-Ashley Justice

6-Julie Cole was born on 27 Mar 1968. Julie married Michael Stava. They had one son.

7-Joshua Stava

6-Jennifer Cole was born on 28 May 1969. Jennifer married Greg Mikulec on 5 Sep 1992. They had two children.

7-Julie Mikulec

7-James Mikulec

6-Jon Cole was born on 15 Jul 1971. Jon married Mary Hein on 12 Nov 1994. They had two children.

7-Christina Cole

7-Caden Cole

5-Elaine Wurzer was born on 21 Sep 1932. Elaine married Maurice Collins on 21 May 1955. Maurice was born on 27 Jan 1930. They had three children.

6-Kevin R. Collins was born on 1 Apr 1956. Kevin married Nancy Faber on 17 Oct 1981. Nancy was born on 10 Apr 1957.

6-Maureen Collins was born on 12 Feb 1958. Maureen married Jack Friedman on 27 Jun 1981. Jack was born on 9 May 1957. They had three children.

7-Joseph Friedman was born on 15 May 1984.

7-Jonathon Friedman was born on 6 May 1986.

7-Jared Friedman was born on 20 Feb 1989.

6-Jean Collins was born on 1 Feb 1963.

Jean married Mark Flascha on 20 Oct 1995. They had one son.

7-Michael Flascha

5-Edward Conrad Wurzer Jr. was born on 21 Nov 1934. Edward married Norma Jean Baumler on 13 May 1961, daughter of Carl Andreas Baumler and Mathilda Elizabeth Scholbrock. Norma was born on 23 Mar 1941. They had four children. They live in West Union.

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

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

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

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

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

7-Carissa Gage

7-Stuart Gage Jr.

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

7-Kelsey Kellog was born on 6 May 1996.

7-Kasey Kellog was born on 19 May 1999.

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

5-Kenneth H. Wurzer was born on 17 Aug 1939. Kenneth married Elaine Mary Korzendorfer on 25 Nov 1961, daughter of John J. Korzendorfer and Loretta Schmitt. Elaine was born on 28 Mar 1941. They had five children.

6-Brian Wurzer was born on 17 Jul 1963. Brian married Peggy Hanson on 15 Apr 1989. Peggy was born on 9 Aug 1964. They had one son.

7-Joshua Wurzer

6-Steve Wurzer was born on 19 Jun 1965 and died on 31 Dec 1990 at age 25.

6-Keri Sue Wurzer was born on 13 May 1967. Keri married Steve Wirtz on 20 May 1989. Steve was born on 9 Jul 1966. They had one son.

7-Kyle Wirtz was born on 27 Dec 1991.

6-Kris Kay Wurzer was born on 29 Aug 1969. Kris married Michael J. Van Sickle on 7 Sep 1991. Michael was born on 13 Apr 1967. They had two children.

7-Montana Van Sickle was born on 31 Jul 1991.

7-Jared Van Sickle

6-Chad J. Wurzer was born on 31 Jul 1971.

4-Arnold Henry Wurzer was born on 5 May 1899 in St. Lucas. He registered for the draft stating he was a student. He named his father as Anton Wurzer.

4-Anna Wurzer was born on 5 Jul 1902 in St. Lucas and died in Feb 1975 in Ossian. She married Arnold Anton Kleve. He was born on 22 Jul 1899 in Military Twp and died in Sep 1970 in Decorah. They had four children.

5-Henrietta T. Kleve was born in 1930. Henrietta married Gerald C. Bushman on 5 Sep 1949 in St. Francis de Sales Church, Ossian, son of Peter E. Bushman and Martha E. Sand. Gerald was born in Oct 1926.

5-Eugene B. Kleve was born on 17 May 1931 in Decorah, died on 18 Nov 2008 in Waucoma of cancer at age 77, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waucoma. Eugene married Margaret Viola Schlichte on 3 May 1955 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma, daughter of Joseph John Schlicht and Agnes A. Bruess. Margaret was born in 1936. They had three children. He worked at Buchheit Produce in Calmer immediately after his discharge from the Navy and for two years as a hired man for Jack Adams. The couple started farming in 1958 and he still farmed with his sons, Keith and Kevin, planting and harvesting the crop.

6-Keith E. Kleve was born in 1956.

6-Kevin Joseph Kleve was born in 1957 in Waucoma. He married Jan. He farms about 100 acres on his grandmother, Agnes' farm near Waucoma.

6-Kerry C. Kleve was born on 2 Jul 1958. Kerry married Marjie Jean Phillips. Marjie was born on 24 Nov 1958. They had four children.

7-Brandon Lee Kleve was born on 1 Sep 1985 in Decorah and died on 23 Sep 2005 at age 20. Brandon Lee Kleve, age 20 of Waucoma, died September 23, 2005, from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Lawler.
Through an On-the-Job Training program, Brandon began working for Brincks Construction at the age of 16. He continued working there throughout high school and began working with the Brincks crew full time after graduation.

Surviving are his parents Kerry and Marjie Kleve of Waucoma. Two brothers; Kerry and Bryan Kleve both of Waucoma. His sister, Kinsli Kleve of Waucoma. Special friends; Tristia Woltzen and her son Brian of West Union. Paternal grandparents, Gene and Margaret Kleve of Waucoma and maternal grandmother, Margaret Phillips of Waucoma. Many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Junior "Mike" Ellsworth Phillips.

7-Kerry Kleve Jr.

7-Brian Kleve

7-Kinsli Kleve was born in 1989.

5-Dorothy Elizabeth Kleve was born in 1934. Dorothy married John Mashek. They had two children.

6-Dennis W. Mashek was born in 1962.

6-Douglas Gene Mashek was born in 1972.

5-Leonilla Jeanette Kleve was born on 16 Dec 1936. Leonilla married Laverne Anthony Imoehl on 3 Jun 1958, son of Frank Theodore Imoehl and Angela Hageman. Laverne was born on 4 Jul 1935. They had 11 children.

6-Tammy Imoehl

6-Maryanne Imoehl was born on 25 Jul 1956. Maryanne married Daniel D. Schott. Daniel was born on 4 Jan 1957.

6-Kay Leona Imoehl was born on 18 Apr 1959. Kay married Gerald Peter Schmitt on 12 Oct 1985, son of Roman Aloysius Schmitt and Therese Mary Kuhn. Gerald was born on 24 May 1953 in Fort Atkinson. They had four children.

7-Michelle Schmitt was born on 11 Aug 1986.

7-Christopher Schmitt was born on 3 Jul 1988.

7-Marcus Schmitt was born on 24 Oct 1991.

7-Phillip Michael Schmitt was born on 22 Apr 1994 in Decorah.

6-Jeanne Marie Imoehl was born on 26 Mar 1960. Jeanne married Michael Kruckenberg.

6-David Lavern Imoehl was born on 13 Apr 1961. David married Denise R. Denise was born on 17 Jul 1961.

6-Dale J. Imoehl was born on 11 Jun 1963. Dale married Cheryl A. Cheryl was born on 28 Dec 1959.

6-Randy G. Imoehl was born on 11 Apr 1966. Randy married Kay Francine.

6-Allen Roger Imoehl was born on 22 Mar 1967 in Postville, died on 3 Apr 1990 in the Hospice Unit of Community Memorial Hospital, Postville at age 23, and was buried in St. Peter's Cemetery, Clermont.

6-Ronald Dean Imoehl was born on 22 May 1968 in West Union. Ronald married Sherri L. Sherri was born on 9 Aug 1974. He is the Director of Security at Upper Iowa University.

6-Leroy Jerome Imoehl was born on 30 Jul 1969 in Elgin. Leroy married Heather Elyse Morgan. Heather was born on 2 Feb 1972.

6-Tina L. Imoehl was born on 25 Feb 1972. Tina married Michael Anderson.

4-Mary Magdalene Wurzer was born on 7 Dec 1884 and died in Oct 1972 in Stacyville, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 87. Mary married Peter H. Schmitt on 16 Jan 1905, son of John Schmitt and Margaret Kruse. Peter was born on 7 Jan 1880 in St. Lucas and died on 15 Jul 1953 at age 73. They had seven children.

They lived on route #3 in West Union. They appear in the 1910 census with their neighbors being Henry Bodensteiner and Henry Kuennen. He registered for the draft in 1918 stating he was born on 2 Jan. 1881. He was a self-employed farmer. His nearest relative was listed as Mrs. Magdalena Schmitt (wife).

5-Phyllis A. Schmitt was born on 23 Oct 1905 and died on 10 May 1994 in York, York Co., Nebraska at age 88. NOTE: Possible SS Index match = PHYLLIS A STAUDT 23 Oct 1905 10 May 1994 68467 (York, York, NE) Card issued in Iowa. No husband found in York. Phyllis married Al Staudt on 16 Jan 1934. Al was born on 25 Nov 1908. They had three children.

6-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.

7-Robert Staudt was born on 30 Dec 1962 and died on 3 Jan 1963.

7-Danny Staudt was born on 24 Oct 1964.

7-Susan Staudt was born on 11 Jan 1968.

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

6-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.

7-Steven James Ermer was born on 16 Jun 1962. Steven married Nancy Miller on 9 Apr 1990. Nancy was born on 10 May 1961. They had two children.

8-Ashley Elizabeth Ermer

8-Chelsea Ruth Ermer

7-David John Ermer was born on 10 Jul 1964. David married Julie Walker. Julie was born on 23 Oct 1966. They had one son.

8-Jonathan David Ermer

7-Katherine Ann Ermer was born on 4 Dec 1967.

6-Harlan A. Staudt Harlan married Sandra S. They had two children.

7-Kevin Todd Staudt was born on 8 Oct 1966.

7-Angela R. Staudt was born on 24 Jun 1969.

5-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 one daughter.

6-Ann D. Kuhr was born on 22 Dec 1940. Ann married Hayden Newuman on 4 Apr 1963.

Ann next married Nils H. Sandine on 9 Aug 1980. Nils was born on 12 Mar 1929.

5-Florence Schmitt was born in 1909 in St. Lucas.

Florence married Leo Blake on 30 Jun 1938. They had one daughter.

6-Linda Blake was born on 12 Apr 1945.

5-Norbert J. Schmitt was born on 5 Oct 1910 and died on 3 Mar 1995 in Stacyville, Mitchell Co., Iowa at age 84.

5-Benedict Schmitt was born on 4 Dec 1916. Benedict married Norma Elaine Keeven on 25 Dec 1947. They had three children.

6-Allen Schmitt was born on 22 Jun 1949.

6-Virginia Schmitt was born on 12 Jan 1953. Virginia married Gary Smith.

6-Chirley Schmitt was born on 17 Nov 1955. Chirley married Justin Swim.

5-Arthur Schmitt was born on 14 Aug 1920. Arthur married Velda Keeven on 14 Aug 1947. They had two children.

6-Susan M. Schmitt was born on 29 Jul 1948.

6-Robert C. Schmitt was born on 3 Oct 1949.

5-Alphonse Schmitt was born on 1 Apr 1913.

In 1945 he was in England.

3-Francis Wurzer died as an infant.

3-Barbara Wurzer was born as an infant.

3-Margaret Wurzer was born as an infant.



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