Mary T. Loeffelholz

F, b. 3 February 1923, d. 22 March 1998
Father*Charles Loeffelholz b. Aug 1893, d. Mar 1972
Mother*Emelia Salzmann b. 17 Jan 1900, d. 7 Feb 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 June 1946As of 26 June 1946,her married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1923Mary T. Loeffelholz was born on 3 February 1923 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Charles Loeffelholz and Emelia Salzmann.
Marriage26 June 1946Mary T. Loeffelholz married Joseph John Kieler, son of George Raymond Kieler and Maria Magdalena Kunkel, on 26 June 1946.
Death22 March 1998Mary T. Loeffelholz died on 22 March 1998 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 75 Mary T. Kieler, 75, of Platteville, Wisconsin, died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in rural Lancaster, Wisconsin. Family and friends called from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, at Mergen-Boll Funeral Home in Platteville, where a parish scripture service was held. Visitation continued after 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Plattteville, where funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Kevin Dooley officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Platteville.
She was survived by two daughters, Linda (Norbert) Noel, of Platteville, Wis., and Karen Kieler, of Denver; three sons, Robert Kieler, Gerald Kieler, and Roger Kieler, all of Platteville, Wis; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Paul (Alice) Loeffelholz, of Rewey, Wis., and Linus Loeffelholz, of Brooklyn, Wis. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; a brother, Sylvester Loeffelholz; and a sister, Margaret Richter.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 April 1950Paris, Grant, WisconsinMary T. Loeffelholz was listed as wife in Joseph John Kieler's household on the 1950 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Child of Mary T. Loeffelholz and Joseph John Kieler


  1. [S423] U.S. Federal Census 1950 U.S. Federal Census, by, Enumeration District: 22-45; Description: Paris town - Outside Dickeyville village. Sheet 1.

Charles Loeffelholz

M, b. August 1893, d. March 1972
Father*Michael Loeffelholz b. 13 Mar 1866, d. 3 Apr 1932
Mother*Theresia Dietzel b. 4 Sep 1869, d. Jan 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Loeffelholz was also known as Charly.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Loeffelholz married Emelia Salzmann.
BirthAugust 1893Charles Loeffelholz was born in August 1893 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Michael Loeffelholz and Theresia Dietzel.
DeathMarch 1972Charles Loeffelholz died in March 1972 at age 78 Charles Loeffelholz obituary.
Monroe Evening Times March 27, 1972 - Charles Loeffelholz obituary

Children of Charles Loeffelholz and Emelia Salzmann

Emelia Salzmann

F, b. 17 January 1900, d. 7 February 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Loeffelholz.
Name VariationEmelia Salzmann was also known as Millie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmelia Salzmann married Charles Loeffelholz, son of Michael Loeffelholz and Theresia Dietzel.
Birth17 January 1900Emelia Salzmann was born on 17 January 1900 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death7 February 1931She died on 7 February 1931 at age 31.

Children of Emelia Salzmann and Charles Loeffelholz

Charles Leo Melssen

M, b. 25 March 1939, d. 14 June 2007
Father*Emil Anton Melssen b. 1915, d. Sep 1972
Mother*Margaret Julia Kieler b. 1918, d. 1982
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1939Charles Leo Melssen was born on 25 March 1939 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Emil Anton Melssen and Margaret Julia Kieler.
Death14 June 2007Charles Leo Melssen died on 14 June 2007 at Wisconsin at age 68.

Barbara Riemenapp

Father*(?) Riemenapp
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Melssen.
Life EventDateDescription
Barbara Riemenapp was the daughter of (?) Riemenapp.
MarriageBarbara Riemenapp married Leo Melssen.

Children of Barbara Riemenapp and Leo Melssen

Charlotte Elnore Kringle

F, b. 8 March 1929, d. 30 August 2014
Mrs William A Helbing (Charlotte Elnore Kringle) 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharlotte Elnore Kringle was also known as Charlotte A.
Married Name29 September 1956As of 29 September 1956,her married name was Helbing.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 March 1929Charlotte Elnore Kringle was born on 8 March 1929 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Marriage29 September 1956She married William Anton Helbing, son of John Christ Helbing and Anna M. Hinderman, on 29 September 1956 at Key West, Iowa, William A Helbing and Charlotte Elnore Kringle marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 3, 1956 - William A Helbing and Charlotte Elnore Kringle marriage announcement
Death30 August 2014Charlotte Elnore Kringle died on 30 August 2014 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 85 Charlotte A. Helbing, age 85, of Cuba City, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the PLATTEVILLE FREE METHODIST CHURCH in Platteville, with Pastor Jeff Suits officiating. Burial will be at St. Francis de Sale Cemetery in Hazel Green. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the HAUDENSHIELD FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES in Cuba City, and on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Catherine Louis Schmitt

F, b. 2 January 1962, d. 19 December 2023
Father*Anton Schmitt
Catherine (Schmitt) Helbing
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 October 1983As of 14 October 1983,her married name was Helbing.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 January 1962Catherine Louis Schmitt was born on 2 January 1962 at Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Anton Schmitt.
Death19 December 2023Catherine Louis Schmitt died on 19 December 2023 at age 61 Catherine “Cathy” L. Helbing, 61, of Cuba City, WI passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 22nd at Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI. A private family burial will be held at a later date at St. Francis de Sales Church Cemetery in Hazel Green, WI.

Cathy was born on January 2, 1962 to Anton & Catherine (Burbach) Schmitt in Hazel Green, WI. She was a graduate from Southwestern High School and later from NICC with an Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy. She worked for over 25 years at Southwest Health as a respiratory therapist. She married the love of her life, Gary P. Helbing on October 14, 1983 in Hazel Green, WI. Cathy was a natural ‘green thumb’ when it came to plants & flowers in her home. From a banana tree, a gorgeous bird of paradise, roses, and hibiscus, Cathy could do it. Cathy also enjoyed going to the beach, searching for beautiful shells and coral to add to her collection. Most of all, Cathy enjoyed time spent with her family, her granddaughter, Lily, and her friends. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Cathy is survived by her husband of 40 years, Gary; her daughter, Katie (Brian) Majerus and their daughter Lily of Mount Horeb, WI; her mother, Catherine (Gerald) Weber of Lancaster, WI; 3 siblings: Anton Schmitt of Hazel Green, WI, Donna Krieger of Platteville, WI and Bernadette Valo of Enoch, UT; along with many beloved family members. She was preceded in death by her father, Anton Schmitt.

Roselin Jansen

F, b. 25 August 1924, d. 29 May 2017
Father*Frank Mathias Jansen b. 24 Jun 1892, d. 16 Jun 1957
Mother*Ida Dora Montag b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 15 Dec 1993
Roselin (Jansen) Splinter
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 October 1944As of 17 October 1944,her married name was Splinter.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 August 1924Roselin Jansen was born on 25 August 1924 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Mathias Jansen and Ida Dora Montag.
Marriage17 October 1944Roselin Jansen married LaVern Splinter, son of Ireneus Thomas Splinter Sr. and Caroline Catherine Kruser, on 17 October 1944.
Death29 May 2017Roselin Jansen died on 29 May 2017 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 92 Roselin C. Splinter, 92, formerly of Dickeyville, Wisconsin, died Monday, May 29, 2017, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Dickeyville with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City where the parish wake service will be at 2:45 p.m. Friends may also call 8:45-9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home before the service.

Roselin was born on August 25, 1924, in Grant County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Frank and Ida (Montag) Jansen. She married LaVern J. Splinter on October 17, 1944, in Kieler. He preceded her in death on February 16, 2009.

Roselin was a hard working farm wife, mother and homemaker. She did all the cooking, baking and sewing for the family. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, reading and doing crossword puzzles.

She had a very religious orientation with a special devotion to Mary. Together Roselin and LaVern raised eight children. She lived for her family and sacrificed much for her family.

Roselin is survived by five daughters and three sons, Carol Weland, of Dubuque, Jane and Mary Splinter, of Platteville, Rita (Gary) Hingtgen, of Kieler, Donna (Tom) Covert, of Platteville, LaVern Splinter Jr., of Platteville, David (Diane) Splinter, of Dickeyville, and Ken (Cathy) Splinter, of Platteville. She is also survived by a brother, Paul F. (Alice Charpentier) Jansen, of Lewiston, Idaho; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Marie (Walter) Hinderman and Leora (Ed) Helbing; a brother, Eldon (Marge) Jansen; her in-laws, Irenus and Caroline (Kruser) Splinter; a son-in-law, Robert Weland; a grandson, Jesse Splinter; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

LaVern Splinter

M, b. 30 May 1919, d. 16 February 2009
Father*Ireneus Thomas Splinter Sr. b. 12 Mar 1892, d. 28 Nov 1966
Mother*Caroline Catherine Kruser b. 9 Jan 1886, d. 25 Aug 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 May 1919LaVern Splinter was born on 30 May 1919 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ireneus Thomas Splinter Sr. and Caroline Catherine Kruser.
Marriage17 October 1944LaVern Splinter married Roselin Jansen, daughter of Frank Mathias Jansen and Ida Dora Montag, on 17 October 1944.
Death16 February 2009LaVern Splinter died on 16 February 2009 at age 89.

Mark Allen Helbing

M, b. 5 November 1964, d. 12 March 1972
Father*Edward Henry Helbing b. 15 Dec 1919, d. 14 Jul 2001
Mother*Leora Mary Jansen b. 23 Apr 1926, d. 20 Jun 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 November 1964Mark Allen Helbing was born on 5 November 1964 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edward Henry Helbing and Leora Mary Jansen.
Death12 March 1972Mark Allen Helbing died on 12 March 1972 at age 7 Mark Helbing, age 7, obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 13, 1972 - Mark Helbing, age 7, obituary

Eldon Frank Jansen

M, b. 15 October 1933, d. 27 February 1988
Father*Frank Mathias Jansen b. 24 Jun 1892, d. 16 Jun 1957
Mother*Ida Dora Montag b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 15 Dec 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 October 1933Eldon Frank Jansen was born on 15 October 1933 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Mathias Jansen and Ida Dora Montag.
Death27 February 1988Eldon Frank Jansen died on 27 February 1988 at Josephine, Oregon, at age 54.

Marie Lucille Jansen

F, b. 8 December 1922, d. 8 June 2005
Father*Frank Mathias Jansen b. 24 Jun 1892, d. 16 Jun 1957
Mother*Ida Dora Montag b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 15 Dec 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hinderman.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMarie Lucille Jansen married Walter Hinderman, son of Bernard George Hinderman and Katherine Lenstra.
Birth8 December 1922Marie Lucille Jansen was born on 8 December 1922 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Mathias Jansen and Ida Dora Montag.
Death8 June 2005Marie Lucille Jansen died on 8 June 2005 at age 82.
3 October 1945Kieler, Grant, WisconsinMarie Lucille Jansen was the maid of honor at the wedding of Leora Mary Jansen and Edward Henry Helbing on 3 October 1945 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin; Leora Jansen and Edward Helbing wedding announcement.

Walter Hinderman

M, b. 17 April 1917, d. 16 June 2001
Father*Bernard George Hinderman b. 16 Feb 1894, d. 11 Feb 1975
Mother*Katherine Lenstra b. 6 Feb 1898, d. 7 Jul 1974
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWalter Hinderman married Marie Lucille Jansen, daughter of Frank Mathias Jansen and Ida Dora Montag.
Birth17 April 1917Walter Hinderman was born on 17 April 1917 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Bernard George Hinderman and Katherine Lenstra.
Death16 June 2001Walter Hinderman died on 16 June 2001 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 84.

Harold J. Helbing

M, b. 2 July 1941, d. 3 September 2004
Father*Joseph Edward Helbing b. 28 Feb 1916, d. 19 Feb 1998
Mother*Elma Mary Dalsing b. 7 Mar 1918, d. 3 May 1988
Harold J Helbing 1959 senior portrait St Columbkille High School, Dubuque, Iowa
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1941Harold J. Helbing was born on 2 July 1941.
He was the son of Joseph Edward Helbing and Elma Mary Dalsing.
Death3 September 2004Harold J. Helbing died on 3 September 2004 at age 63 Harold J. Helbing , 63, of 30 Ruby St., died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hoffmann-Schneider Funeral Home, 1640 Main St., where there will be a wake service at 2 p.m.

Mr. Helbing owned and operated Harold's Radio and TV for 42 years. For the past 17 years, he also drove a school bus for the Dubuque Community School District. Though Harold worked up until the time of his death, he would often remark that he had been retired forever since he did what he wanted for a living.

He was born on July 2, 1941, son of Joseph and Elma (Dalsing) Helbing. He married Sandra Sabers on Nov. 25, 1961, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Dubuque.

He graduated from the former St. Columbkille High School, Dubuque, class of 1959.

He was a member of Holy Ghost Parish.

Harold's true calling in life was being a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a selfless man who was always willing to lend a hand or give you the shirt off of his back, as long as it wasn't his lucky fishing shirt.

He was a plumber, electrician, auto mechanic, carpenter, biker, record collector, solitaire champion, pack-rat, model airplane enthusiast, Sam's Club member, lumberjack, home builder, confidant, family man and flower gardener, all wrapped up into a happy-go-lucky man of faith, who laughed from the belly and loved with all of his heart. Above all, Harold enjoyed spending time with the people he loved most - everyone.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Helbing , of Dubuque; sons and daughters, Gerald (Sheila) Helbing , David Helbing , Patrick Helbing , Michele Helbing , Marsha (Richard) Kamm, Tina (Casey) Slaght and Vicky (Rolando) Xicon, all of Dubuque, Karen Baumgartner, of Worthington, Minn., Paula (Mark) Leute, of East Dubuque, Ill., and Robert (Julie) Helbing , of Sioux Rapids, Iowa; 27 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Mary (Gary) Nicks and Kenneth (Elaine) Helbing , both of Dubuque, Judy (Eldon) Wiederholt and John (Nancy) Helbing , both of Cuba City, Wis., and Doris (Mike) Lange, of Hazel Green, Wis; and a brother-in-law, Marvin (Phyllis) Ludwig, of Cuba City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Rita Ludwig; and a grandson, Max Helbing .