Alice Emelia Wagner

F, b. 14 January 1917, d. 16 June 1986
     Alice Emelia Wagner was born on 14 January 1917 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, also reported as 15 Jan 1917. She was the daughter of Henry Wagner and Amanda Luedtke. Paul Ervin Schrank married Alice Emelia Wagner at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, on 28 October 1939. She died on 16 June 1986 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 69 also reported as 16 Jan 1986. She was buried after 16 June 1986 at St. Peter's Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was listed as a daughter in Henry Wagner's household on the 1930 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 As of 28 October 1939,her married name was Schrank. Alice Emelia Wagner was listed as a daughter-in-law in Herman Edward Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 As of after 1944,her married name was Westerman.
Father*Henry Wagner b. c 1880, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Amanda Luedtke b. c 1896, d. a 1964

Children of Alice Emelia Wagner and Paul Ervin Schrank

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 148.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll 2609; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 543.0.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-33.

Leroy Paul Schrank

M, b. 30 January 1941, d. before 2015
     Leroy Paul Schrank was born on 30 January 1941 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Paul Ervin Schrank and Alice Emelia Wagner. Leroy Paul Schrank married Sharon L. Dietzel, daughter of Hugo Dietzel and Charlotte Kleeber, on 11 June 1966. Leroy Paul Schrank died before 2015.
Father*Paul Ervin Schrank b. 26 Feb 1906, d. 16 Jan 1977
Mother*Alice Emelia Wagner b. 14 Jan 1917, d. 16 Jun 1986

Ronald Schrank

M, b. 8 October 1944, d. before 2015
     Ronald Schrank was born on 8 October 1944 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Paul Ervin Schrank and Alice Emelia Wagner. Ronald Schrank died before 2015.
Father*Paul Ervin Schrank b. 26 Feb 1906, d. 16 Jan 1977
Mother*Alice Emelia Wagner b. 14 Jan 1917, d. 16 Jun 1986

Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst

M, b. 25 April 1883, d. 31 August 1955
Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst
     Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst was born at Wisconsin on 25 April 1883. He was the son of John Parkhurst and Julia S. (?). Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst married Emma Amelia Schrank, daughter of William Charles Frederick Schrank and Matilda Augusta Koepp, on 5 November 1903 at Methodist; Methodist Church, Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst died on 31 August 1955, at age 72. He was buried after 31 August 1955 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, Listed as Father.1
     Family photo.
Family of Emma Schrank and Irvin Parkhurst
Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst was also known as Alfonzo. Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst was also known as Ervin A. He was listed as a son in Julia S. (?)'s household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 In March 1926 at at the Henry Schrank home, Sauk, Wisconsin, Schrank family reunion; guest of honor William Schrank Sr. He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 1117 East Maine.5 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
Father*John Parkhurst b. c 1850, d. b Jun 1900
Mother*Julia S. (?) b. Feb 1855, d. a Apr 1910

Children of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 127.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 182.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 204.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-30. Ward 2. Dwelling 443.
  6. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 56-32B.

Frederick Ervin Parkhurst

M, b. 6 May 1904, d. 20 May 1977
Frederick Ervin Parkhurst
     Frederick Ervin Parkhurst was born on 6 May 1904 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Frederick Ervin Parkhurst married Lillian Elvira Gustafson at Lutheran; Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin, on 3 August 1929. Frederick Ervin Parkhurst died on 20 May 1977, at age 73.
     Fred worked as a baker, he was a salesman of Wearever Aluminum, and later he worked for Aukem products.Lillian worked as a clerk in the Wisconsin State License Bureau.1 He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana. He was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Frederick Ervin Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 Frederick Ervin Parkhurst was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.4
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Citations

  1. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 204.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13-89. Dwelling 16-18.

Herbert John Parkhurst

M, b. 22 July 1906, d. 23 November 1971
Herbert John Parkhurst
     Herbert John Parkhurst was born on 22 July 1906 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Herbert John Parkhurst died on 23 November 1971, at age 65.
     Herbert worked at Gisholt Machine, Fergins Bakery and for the University of Wisconsin.Ann babysat in her home in Madison for many years. Before her marriage, she worked at the Burgess factory in Madison.1 He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Madison, Dane, Wisconsin. He was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Herbert John Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Citations

  1. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 204.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.

Harvey Durwood Parkhurst

M, b. 8 March 1908, d. 18 January 1981
Harvey Durwood Parkhurst
     Harvey Durwood Parkhurst was born on 8 March 1908 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Harvey Durwood Parkhurst married Buelah Olive Laschinski at St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, on 9 October 1930. Harvey Durwood Parkhurst died on 18 January 1981, at age 72. He was buried after 18 January 1981 at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Harvey worked at the Badger Ordinance Plant near Baraboo, Wisconsin, did weather stripping, was a local bartender, drove school bus, and worked on the pipeline in Alaska. He also operated teh old Cities Service Gas Station in Reedsburg.Buelah worked at the sewing factory and also in the deli at Ted & Fred's Supermarket, both in Reedsburg.Harvey and Buelah were active golfers and bowlers in the Reedsburg area.2 He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 Harvey Durwood Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 Harvey Durwood Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 1117 East Maine.5
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Child of Harvey Durwood Parkhurst and Buelah Olive Laschinski

Citations

  1. [S273] Wisconsin Sauk County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records, page 109.
  2. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 204.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-30. Ward 2. Dwelling 443.

Leo Max Parkhurst

M, b. 19 July 1909, d. 13 April 1982
Leo Max Parkhurst
     Leo Max Parkhurst was born on 19 July 1909 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Leo Max Parkhurst married Elvira Dorothea Koenecke at Evangelical; Evangelical Church, Rockford, Illinois, on 17 October 1933. Leo Max Parkhurst died on 13 April 1982, at age 72. He was buried after 13 April 1982 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Leo operated the old Cities Service Gas Station in Reedsburg in the early 1930's. He then worked for Dolly Madison Dairies for 8 years on a milk route. The following 30 years he worked as a Consignee for the Cities Service Gas Station in Reedsburg. Leo served several years on the Reedsburg Police and Fire Commission. He also had a dance band most of his life and played in the Sauk County Circus Band.2 He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 Leo Max Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 Leo Max Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 1117 East Maine.5
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Children of Leo Max Parkhurst and Elvira Dorothea Koenecke

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg. 136.
  2. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 204.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-30. Ward 2. Dwelling 443.

Ethel L. Parkhurst

F, b. 11 April 1912, d. 5 April 1929
Ethel Parkhurst
     Ethel L. Parkhurst was born on 11 April 1912 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Ethel L. Parkhurst died on 5 April 1929, at age 16. She was buried after 5 April 1929 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     She was listed as a daughter in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 127.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.

Ervin Robert Parkhurst

M, b. 20 December 1914, d. 28 December 1986
Ervin Robert Parkhurst
     Ervin Robert Parkhurst was born on 20 December 1914 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Ervin Robert Parkhurst married Kathleen Cora Ness on 14 February 1940 at Dubuque, Iowa. Ervin Robert Parkhurst died on 28 December 1986, at age 72. He was buried after 28 December 1986 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. Ervin served in the US Navy, operated the Cities Service Station in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, and worked for the US Postal Service in San Antonio, Texas.He also owned and operated a grocery in LaValle, Wisconsin. Ervin was a member of the LaValle American Legion.2 He was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 Ervin Robert Parkhurst was listed as a son in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 1117 East Maine.4
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 158.
  2. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-30. Ward 2. Dwelling 443.

Marcella Loretta Parkhurst

F, b. 26 April 1919, d. 22 September 2001
Marcella Loretta Parkhurst
     Marcella Loretta Parkhurst was born on 26 April 1919 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank. Marcella Loretta Parkhurst married Jerome Frank Meurer on 9 February 1945 at Central Lutheran Church, Tocoma, Washington, Lutheran. Marcella Loretta Parkhurst died on 22 September 2001 at age 82.
     Marcella attended Sauk County Teacher's College, taught four years in Sauk County rural schools, and worked as as clerk in Schulz Brother's Variety Store in Reedsburg. She is now retired.Jerome was a truck driver for Robertson Trucking in Lodi, Wisconsin. He worked there for 16 years and retired in 1976 after a bad accident. He also worked for Korth Transfer for 27 years.Marcella and Jerome were married during WW II and moved to Lodi shortly thereafter. They lived in Lodi for 6 years. When her mother died, they moved in with her father in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.1 She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin. She was listed as a daughter in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Marcella Loretta Parkhurst was listed as a daughter in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 1117 East Maine.3 Marcella Loretta Parkhurst was listed as a daughter in Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 As of 9 February 1945,her married name was Meurer.
Father*Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst b. 25 Apr 1883, d. 31 Aug 1955
Mother*Emma Amelia Schrank b. 1 Jan 1882, d. 17 Oct 1951

Child of Marcella Loretta Parkhurst and Jerome Frank Meurer

Citations

  1. [S3] Jeanette (Felske) Mrs. Edward Schrank, William C. Schuette, Lorna (Klitzke) Mrs. Maurice Slaney, Sue (Parkhurst) Mrs. Roger "Jake" Steinhoust Your Heritage Committee. Marcella (Parkhurst) Mrs. Jerome Meurer, Schrank Family Heritage.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 176. Pg 1B. Dwelling 20.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-30. Ward 2. Dwelling 443.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 56-32B.

Lillian Elvira Gustafson

F, b. 5 October 1908, d. 1 March 1985
     Lillian Elvira Gustafson was born at Illinois on 5 October 1908. Frederick Ervin Parkhurst married Lillian Elvira Gustafson at Lutheran; Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin, on 3 August 1929. She died on 1 March 1985, at age 76.
     She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana. She was listed as wife in Frederick Ervin Parkhurst's household on the 1930 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13-89. Dwelling 16-18.

Buelah Olive Laschinski

F, b. 17 March 1916, d. 21 February 1985
     Buelah Olive Laschinski was born at Wisconsin on 17 March 1916. She was the daughter of Gustav Laschinski and Olive L. Holch. Harvey Durwood Parkhurst married Buelah Olive Laschinski at St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, on 9 October 1930. She died on 21 February 1985, at age 68. She was buried after 21 February 1985 at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Buelah Olive Laschinski was also known as Lachinski. She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was listed as a daughter in Gustav Laschinski's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 As of 9 October 1930,her married name was Parkhurst.
Father*Gustav Laschinski b. 1893, d. 24 Aug 1963
Mother*Olive L. Holch b. 1893, d. 28 Apr 1945

Child of Buelah Olive Laschinski and Harvey Durwood Parkhurst

Citations

  1. [S273] Wisconsin Sauk County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records, page 109.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 228.

Kenneth Eugene Parkhurst

M, b. 14 November 1935, d. 26 September 1985
     Kenneth Eugene Parkhurst was buried. He was born at Reedsburg, Sauk Co., Wisconsin, on 14 November 1935. He was the son of Harvey Durwood Parkhurst and Buelah Olive Laschinski. Kenneth Eugene Parkhurst died on 26 September 1985 at age 49.
Father*Harvey Durwood Parkhurst b. 8 Mar 1908, d. 18 Jan 1981
Mother*Buelah Olive Laschinski b. 17 Mar 1916, d. 21 Feb 1985

Elvira Dorothea Koenecke

F, b. 13 August 1911, d. 24 July 1993
     Elvira Dorothea Koenecke was buried at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 She was born on 13 August 1911. She was the daughter of Walter W. Koenecke and Irene M. Wolter. Leo Max Parkhurst married Elvira Dorothea Koenecke at Evangelical; Evangelical Church, Rockford, Illinois, on 17 October 1933. She died on 24 July 1993 at age 81.
     She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. Elvira Dorothea Koenecke was also known as Alvira. She was listed as a daughter in Irene M. Wolter's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Living at 225 West Main Street.2
Father*Walter W. Koenecke b. Jul 1884, d. 6 Nov 1918
Mother*Irene M. Wolter b. 13 May 1887, d. 14 May 1977

Children of Elvira Dorothea Koenecke and Leo Max Parkhurst

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg. 136.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 11. Ward 1.

Sue Ann Parkhurst

F, b. 26 November 1934, d. 26 January 2013
Sue Parkhurst Steinhorst
     Sue Ann Parkhurst was born on 26 November 1934 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Leo Max Parkhurst and Elvira Dorothea Koenecke. Sue Ann Parkhurst died on 26 January 2013 at age 78 Sue A. Steinhorst, age 78, of Reedsburg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born on November 26, 1934 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Leo and Elvira (Koenecke) Parkhurst. On May 28, 1955, she was married to Roger "Jake" Steinhorst. Sue was a very devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed fishing and playing solitaire on the computer. Survivors include her husband, Jake; four children: Brente (Pam) Steinhorst, of Reedsburg; Traye (Dayna) Steinhorst, of Reedsburg; Korrie (Paula) Steinhorst, of Baraboo and Suzie (Tracy) Horkan, of Reedsburg; eight grandchildren: Hannah and Max Steinhorst; Jacob, Jessica and Allison Steinhorst; JoEtte, Kyran and Tarek Horkan; two step grandchildren: Alicia and Elizabeth; one step great granddaughter: Lexie; her sister: Jane (Robert) Bortz, of Beaver Dam; her sister-in-law: Marie Steinhorst, of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother: John Parkhurst; her step grandson: Arnold; her brother-in-law: Gerald "Bud" Steinhorst and her sister-in-law: Rosalyn (Ed) Vig. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     As of 28 May 1955,her married name was Steinhorst.
Father*Leo Max Parkhurst b. 19 Jul 1909, d. 13 Apr 1982
Mother*Elvira Dorothea Koenecke b. 13 Aug 1911, d. 24 Jul 1993

Jon Leo Parkhurst

M, b. 24 January 1950, d. before 2013
     Jon Leo Parkhurst was born at Reedsburg, Sauk Co., Wisconsin, on 24 January 1950. He was the son of Leo Max Parkhurst and Elvira Dorothea Koenecke. Jon Leo Parkhurst died before 2013.
Father*Leo Max Parkhurst b. 19 Jul 1909, d. 13 Apr 1982
Mother*Elvira Dorothea Koenecke b. 13 Aug 1911, d. 24 Jul 1993

Kathleen Cora Ness

F, b. 22 January 1917, d. 3 May 1983
     Kathleen Cora Ness was born on 22 January 1917. She married Ervin Robert Parkhurst, son of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank, on 14 February 1940 at Dubuque, Iowa. Kathleen Cora Ness died on 3 May 1983, at age 66. She was buried after 3 May 1983 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. Kathleen Cora Ness was also known as Cora Kathleen. As of 14 February 1940,her married name was Parkhurst.

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 158.

Jerome Frank Meurer

M, b. 14 February 1917, d. 6 April 1997
     Jerome Frank Meurer was born on 14 February 1917. He married Marcella Loretta Parkhurst, daughter of Irvin Alfanso Parkhurst and Emma Amelia Schrank, on 9 February 1945 at Central Lutheran Church, Tocoma, Washington, Lutheran. Jerome Frank Meurer died on 6 April 1997 at age 80.
     He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Jerome Frank Meurer and Marcella Loretta Parkhurst

Jerome David Meurer

M, b. 12 August 1948, d. 15 October 2010
     Jerome David Meurer was born at Madison, Wisconsin, on 12 August 1948. He was the son of Jerome Frank Meurer and Marcella Loretta Parkhurst. Jerome David Meurer married Joe Ann Popp, daughter of William Popp and Catherine Laubmeier, on 8 June 1968. Jerome David Meurer died on 15 October 2010 at age 62 Jerome and Joe Ann Meurer of Reedsburg died on Friday, October 15, 2010 as a result of an automobile accident near Rockford, IL. Jerome was born on August 12, 1948 the son of Jerome ‘Hap’ and Marcella (Parkhurst) Meurer. Joe Ann was born on March 4, 1949 the daughter of William and Catherine (Laubmeier) Popp. They were married on June 8, 1968 in St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Joe Ann and Jerry loved their family, Tina and Christopher, their spouses Ben Cone and Elizabeth Meurer, and their sweet grandson, Brody. They loved and found joy in caring for their pets Timber and Tina. They lived a full life, and were genuinely happy people, as was demonstrated by Joe Ann’s robust laugh. Joe Ann touched many lives through her work at the Sauk Co. Health Care Center. In her free time she loved busying her hands with needlework. It was a rare occasion to find her without a piece in her hands, her fingers crafting perfect stitches. Jerry enjoyed his work at HoChunk, speaking of it often. At home he loved connecting on-line with people across the globe, and often spoke of his conversations with folks from across the globe. They were both preceded in death by their parents. They are survived by their children: Justina (Ben) Cone of Madison Christopher (Elizabeth) Meurer of Baraboo Grandson: Brody Jerry’s Sister: Diane Smith of Lodi Joe Ann’s Sisters: Della (Robert) Eberle of Plain Mary (Mike) Hanko of Lodi Elizabeth (Greg) Graf of Poynette Barbara (Kevin) Taylor of Dane Many nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Farber Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8 P.M. at the Farber Funeral Home.
Father*Jerome Frank Meurer b. 14 Feb 1917, d. 6 Apr 1997
Mother*Marcella Loretta Parkhurst b. 26 Apr 1919, d. 22 Sep 2001

Louise M. Schroeder

F, b. 14 April 1891, d. 19 October 1975
     Louise M. Schroeder was born at Wisconsin on 14 April 1891; also reported as 14 Apr 1890. She was the daughter of William K. Schroeder and Bertha Krause. Louise M. Schroeder married William H. Schrank, son of William Charles Frederick Schrank and Matilda Augusta Koepp, on 14 April 1909. Louise M. Schroeder married Otto Schulenburg, son of Frederick Schulenburg and Kate (?), on 24 November 1949. Louise M. Schroeder was buried in October 1975 at St. Peter's Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 She died on 19 October 1975 at Middleton, Wisconsin, at age 84 Mrs Otto Schulenburg (Louise Schroeder Schrank) obituary.
Madison Capital Times October 20, 1975 - Mrs Otto Schulenburg (Louise Schroeder Schrank) obituary

     She obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Cross Plains, Dane, Wisconsin. She was listed as a daughter in William K. Schroeder's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 As of 14 April 1909,her married name was Schrank. Louise M. Schroeder was listed as wife in William H. Schrank's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 Louise M. Schroeder was listed as wife in William H. Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg City, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 In March 1926 at at the Henry Schrank home, Sauk, Wisconsin, Schrank family reunion; guest of honor William Schrank Sr. Louise M. Schroeder was listed as wife in William H. Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 513 La Valle Street.5 Louise M. Schroeder was listed as wife in William H. Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.6 As of 24 November 1949,her married name was Schulenburg.
Father*William K. Schroeder b. 26 Jun 1865, d. 3 Jan 1944
Mother*Bertha Krause b. 20 Jul 1872, d. 5 Oct 1960

Children of Louise M. Schroeder and William H. Schrank

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 149.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 159.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 29.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 174. Stamp 174. Sheet 7A. Dwelling 172. Family 152.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 135. Ward 1.
  6. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-31B.

Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank

F, b. 23 May 1909, d. 6 November 1995
     Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank was born on 23 May 1909 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of William H. Schrank and Louise M. Schroeder. Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank married Herman Krause circa 1927. Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank died on 6 November 1995 at age 86.
     Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank also went by the name of Tillie. She was listed as a daughter in William H. Schrank's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank was listed as a daughter in William H. Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg City, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 As of circa 1927,her married name was Krause. Matilda Martha Emilia Schrank was listed as wife in Herman Krause's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
Father*William H. Schrank b. 23 Feb 1884, d. 3 Apr 1944
Mother*Louise M. Schroeder b. 14 Apr 1891, d. 19 Oct 1975

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 29.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 174. Stamp 174. Sheet 7A. Dwelling 172. Family 152.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0041; Image: 559.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Otto Emil Schrank

M, b. 27 September 1912, d. 16 December 1967
     Otto Emil Schrank was born on 27 September 1912 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of William H. Schrank and Louise M. Schroeder. Otto Emil Schrank married Melvina Solchenberger, daughter of Peter Solchenberger and Florence Malvina Engwall, on 7 August 1941. Otto Emil Schrank died on 16 December 1967 at age 55 massive heart attack. He was buried after 16 December 1967 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, LaValle, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     He was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg City, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 Otto Emil Schrank was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 513 La Valle Street.2 Otto Emil Schrank was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 On 22 July 1960 at Shields Family Reunion, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, The sixth Shields family reunion was held Sunday at the Fish Hatchery Park in Madison.
Father*William H. Schrank b. 23 Feb 1884, d. 3 Apr 1944
Mother*Louise M. Schroeder b. 14 Apr 1891, d. 19 Oct 1975

Child of Otto Emil Schrank and Melvina Solchenberger

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 174. Stamp 174. Sheet 7A. Dwelling 172. Family 152.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 135. Ward 1.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-31B.

Ernest August Henry Schrank

M, b. 2 February 1919, d. 15 February 1986
     Ernest August Henry Schrank was born on 2 February 1919 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of William H. Schrank and Louise M. Schroeder. Ernest August Henry Schrank married Loretta Louise Anna Marie Schaefer, daughter of Edward Schaefer and Rosina Lenz, on 3 August 1952. Ernest August Henry Schrank died on 15 February 1986 at age 67. He was buried after 15 February 1986 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Rock Springs, Rock, Wisconsin.
Ernest H and Loretta L Schrank tombstone

     He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg City, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 Ernest August Henry Schrank was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 513 La Valle Street.2 Ernest August Henry Schrank was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
Father*William H. Schrank b. 23 Feb 1884, d. 3 Apr 1944
Mother*Louise M. Schroeder b. 14 Apr 1891, d. 19 Oct 1975

Child of Ernest August Henry Schrank and Loretta Louise Anna Marie Schaefer

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 174. Stamp 174. Sheet 7A. Dwelling 172. Family 152.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 135. Ward 1.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-31B.

Walter Edwin Paul Schrank

M, b. 1 October 1925, d. 15 February 1991
     Walter Edwin Paul Schrank married Alvina H. (?). Walter Edwin Paul Schrank was born on 1 October 1925 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. He was the son of William H. Schrank and Louise M. Schroeder. Walter Edwin Paul Schrank died on 15 February 1991 at age 65. He was buried after 15 February 1991 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, Korea PFC U S Army.
Walter E Schrank tombstone

     He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence not specified. He was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living at 513 La Valle Street.1 Walter Edwin Paul Schrank was listed as a son in William H. Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Walter Edwin Paul Schrank witnessed the death of William H. Schrank on 3 April 1944 at Sauk, Wisconsin; Tractor Upsets, Kills Schrank - William H Schrank obituary.
Father*William H. Schrank b. 23 Feb 1884, d. 3 Apr 1944
Mother*Louise M. Schroeder b. 14 Apr 1891, d. 19 Oct 1975

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 135. Ward 1.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-31B.

Otto Frank Liessman

M, b. 16 December 1883, d. 7 February 1966
     Otto Frank Liessman was born at Wisconsin on 16 December 1883. He was the son of Henry J. Liessman and Catherine Ohland. Otto Frank Liessman married Matilda Schrank, daughter of William Charles Frederick Schrank and Matilda Augusta Koepp, on 31 October 1903 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. Otto Frank Liessman died on 7 February 1966, at age 82. He was buried after 7 February 1966 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     He obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; Last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.. He was listed as a son in Catherine Ohland's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Otto Frank Liessman was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Catherine Liessman.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 In March 1926 at at the Henry Schrank home, Sauk, Wisconsin, Schrank family reunion; guest of honor William Schrank Sr. He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.5 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
Father*Henry J. Liessman b. 1848, d. 1888
Mother*Catherine Ohland b. 20 Jun 1855, d. 6 Sep 1922

Child of Otto Frank Liessman and Matilda Schrank

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 150.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 359.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 199.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 257.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-29. Dwelling 309.
  6. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56-31A.

Robert Henry Liessman

M, b. 2 March 1904, d. 30 September 1989
     Robert Henry Liessman was born at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, on 2 March 1904.1 He was the son of Otto Frank Liessman and Matilda Schrank. Robert Henry Liessman married Leona E. Bacu, daughter of Leon Bacu and Pauline T. Collins, in 1952. Robert Henry Liessman died on 30 September 1989 at Tuscarawas, Ohio, at age 85. He was buried after 30 September 1989 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Robert Henry Liessman was also known as R. H. He obtained US Social Security Card at Ohio; Last residence Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio.. He was listed as a son in Otto Frank Liessman's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Catherine Liessman.3 Robert Henry Liessman was listed as a son in Otto Frank Liessman's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 Robert Henry Liessman was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; residence in 1935 reported as Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio.5
Father*Otto Frank Liessman b. 16 Dec 1883, d. 7 Feb 1966
Mother*Matilda Schrank b. 26 Dec 1885, d. 7 Aug 1954

Citations

  1. [S6] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Vital Record to 1907, Reel 0266 Record 002280.
  2. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 150.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 199.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 257.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_378; Page: 83A; Enumeration District: 60-740.

Mable A. Beuthien

F, b. 25 November 1909
Mable Beuthien - wedding photo
     Mable A. Beuthien was born on 25 November 1909 at Michigan also reported as 25 Nov 1910. She was the daughter of Bernhard Beuthien and Lillian Koch. Mable A. Beuthien and Albert Schrank obtained a marriage license on 21 May 1930. Mable A. Beuthien married Albert Schrank, son of William Charles Frederick Schrank and Matilda Augusta Koepp, on 24 May 1930 at Drayton Plains, Oakland, Michigan.
     Mable A. Beuthien was listed as a daughter in Bernhard Beuthien's household on the 1910 Census at West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan.1 Mable A. Beuthien was listed as a granddaughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan.2 As of 24 May 1930,her married name was Schrank. Mable A. Beuthien and Albert Schrank lived in 1938 at Keego Harbor, Oakland, Michigan. Mable A. Beuthien was listed as wife in Albert Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Keego Harbor, Oakland, Michigan.3 Mable A. Beuthien lived on 30 January 1944 at Keego Harbor, Oakland, Michigan. As of after 1944,her married name was Franklin.
Father*Bernhard Beuthien b. 27 Jul 1875, d. 30 Jan 1944
Mother*Lillian Koch b. 5 Nov 1889, d. b 1940

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED155. Stamp 262.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan; Roll: T625_790; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 208; Image: 991.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Keego Harbor, Oakland, Michigan; Roll: T627_1804; Page: 27A; Enumeration District: 63-189.

Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech

F, b. 10 October 1896, d. 24 August 1957
Rosa Anna Ziech - wedding photo
     Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech was born at Wisconsin on 10 October 1896. She was the daughter of Fredrick Ziech Sr. and Karoline Mittlesteadt. Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech married Henry William Schrank, son of William Charles Frederick Schrank and Matilda Augusta Koepp, on 12 January 1916 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech died on 24 August 1957, at age 60. She was buried after 24 August 1957 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech also went by the name of Rose. She was listed as a daughter in Fredrick Ziech Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech was listed as a daughter in Fredrick Ziech Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 As of 12 January 1916,her married name was Schrank. Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech was listed as wife in Henry William Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4 In March 1926 at at the Henry Schrank home, Sauk, Wisconsin, Schrank family reunion; guest of honor William Schrank Sr. Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech was listed as wife in Henry William Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg Town, Sauk, Wisconsin.5 Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech was listed as wife in Henry William Schrank's household on the 1940 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
Father*Fredrick Ziech Sr. b. 2 Jan 1860, d. 16 Mar 1936
Mother*Karoline Mittlesteadt b. 8 Dec 1862, d. 29 Sep 1902

Children of Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech and Henry William Schrank

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 155.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 205.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED111. Dwelling 81.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Sheet 1A. Stamp 199A line 4 Farm 83.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-31. Dwelling 20.
  6. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 56-33.

Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank

F, b. 20 May 1917, d. 3 January 2015
     Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank was born on 20 May 1917 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Henry William Schrank and Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech. Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank married Walter Pelton in 1942. Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank married Harvey Alfred Brooks, son of Fred Walter Brooks and Ida Marian Braun, on 11 July 1956. Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank was buried at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1 She died on 3 January 2015 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 97 Elderene Brooks, age 97, of Reedsburg, died Saturday, January 3, 2015, at her residence.

She was born May 20, 1917 in Sauk County, the daughter of Henry and Rose (Ziech) Schrank. She married Walter Pelton in 1942. On July 11, 1956, she was united in marriage to Harvey Brooks. Elderene would walk from home to her country school and later to St. Peter’s Lutheran School as a child; and going to church on Sunday morning meant a trip with the use of horse and buggy or by sleigh in the winter. She was known by others for her smile and laugh, her huge gardens along with her enjoyment of being a serious card player, either Euchre, 500 or Sheeps Head. She loved her children and would do devotions with them every morning and evening throughout their years growing up. She was also the Treasurer for Willow Heights for over 23 years and was recognized for her time she provided doing that work.

She is survived by her children; Gerald (Georgia) Pelton of Shoreview, Minnesota, and Gloria (David) Eaton of Grafton, Wisconsin, grandchildren; Nicholas Wolfgram, Christi Lawrence, and Michael Pelton, great-grandchildren; Brant, Darby and Graham, step-great-grandchildren; David and Kaylin, a brother Arnold (Dorothy) Schrank of Reedsburg, brothers-in-law; James (Ardel) Pelton, Lee (Beverly) Pelton, sisters-in-law, Vera Pelton, Esther (Lewis) Massey, along with many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Rose Schrank ; husband Harvey, and brother Gilbert (Loretta) Schrank, brothers and sisters –in-law Montross (Ginny) Pelton, Darrel (Marion) Higgins, Keith Pelton, Katherine Pelton; nieces, Nan Pelton, Deanna Imhoff, and Sharon Higgins.

Elderene was a faithful member of Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church where she was baptized, confirmed and married. She was active in Ladies Aid, Bible Study, Golden Agers, and Women’s’ Missionary League.

Early in her life, Elderene worked at the Huntley Hotel in Reedsburg. She was a devoted farm wife and mother. In 1962, Elderene worked at Jimmies Del Bar in Wisconsin Dells. Elderene and Harvey moved to Reedsburg in 1964, where for the next 20 years she was employed as a cook at the Reedsburg Hospital; retiring in 1984. Elderene was known for her cooking great meals and her baking skills, especially her many pies .which were appreciated by all who knew her.

Funeral services for Elderene will be Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 11:00 A.M. in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday at Farber Funeral Home from 5-7 P.M. and again on Thursday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Burial will follow services at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg.

In Lieu of flowers the family would prefer memorials be given to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or the Lutheran Hour.
     Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank was also known as Elderence. Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank was also known as Elderine. She was listed as a daughter in Henry William Schrank's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2 Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank was listed as a daughter in Henry William Schrank's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg Town, Sauk, Wisconsin.3 As of 1942,her married name was Pelton. As of 11 July 1956,her married name was Brooks. Elderene Elisabeth May Schrank lived in April 2011 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Father*Henry William Schrank b. 1 Feb 1891, d. 14 Aug 1964
Mother*Rosa Anna Henrietta Ziech b. 10 Oct 1896, d. 24 Aug 1957

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, Pg 158.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Sheet 1A. Stamp 199A line 4 Farm 83.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-31. Dwelling 20.