James Bishell

M, b. circa 1913
Father*David Archer Bishell b. 29 May 1888
Mother*Etta Meahan b. c 1889
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1913James Bishell was born circa 1913 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of David Archer Bishell and Etta Meahan.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 April 1930New Diggings, Lafayette, WisconsinJames Bishell was listed as a son in David Archer Bishell's household on the 1930 Census at New Diggings, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED18. Dwelling 45.

Lucille Bishell

F, b. circa 1921
Father*David Archer Bishell b. 29 May 1888
Mother*Etta Meahan b. c 1889
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1921Lucille Bishell was born circa 1921 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of David Archer Bishell and Etta Meahan.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 April 1930New Diggings, Lafayette, WisconsinLucille Bishell was listed as a daughter in David Archer Bishell's household on the 1930 Census at New Diggings, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED18. Dwelling 45.

Velma (?)

F, b. 11 August 1898, d. November 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1919As of circa 1919,her married name was Campbell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 August 1898Velma (?) was born on 11 August 1898 at Missouri.
Marriagecirca 1919She married Marion A. Campbell, son of Samuel Jackson Campbell and Rosa E. Darnell, circa 1919.
DeathNovember 1972Velma (?) died in November 1972 at age 74.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 April 1930Quincy, Adams, IllinoisVelma (?) was listed as wife in Marion A. Campbell's household on the 1930 Census at Quincy, Adams, Illinois.1
  • Velma (?) obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Quincy, Adams, Illinois.

Children of Velma (?) and Marion A. Campbell

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 170.

Marion M. Campbell

F, b. circa 1920
Father*Marion A. Campbell b. 22 Jul 1893
Mother*Velma (?) b. 11 Aug 1898, d. Nov 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarion M. Campbell was also known as Marie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1920Marion M. Campbell was born circa 1920 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Marion A. Campbell and Velma (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
7 April 1930Quincy, Adams, IllinoisMarion M. Campbell was listed as a daughter in Marion A. Campbell's household on the 1930 Census at Quincy, Adams, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 170.

Howard L. Parker

M, b. circa 1909
Father*Irwin Parker b. 28 Jul 1874, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Lucinda Moore b. c 1872, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1909Howard L. Parker was born circa 1909 at Iowa.
He was the son of Irwin Parker and Sarah Lucinda Moore.

(?) Sloane

M, d. before 1901
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1896(?) Sloane married Sarah Lucinda Moore before 1896.
Deathbefore 1901(?) Sloane died before 1901.

Children of (?) Sloane and Sarah Lucinda Moore

Earl M. Sloane

M, b. circa 1896
Father*(?) Sloane d. b 1901
Mother*Sarah Lucinda Moore b. c 1872, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1896Earl M. Sloane was born circa 1896 at Iowa.
He was the son of (?) Sloane and Sarah Lucinda Moore.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 April 1910Linn, Dallas, IowaEarl M. Sloane was listed as a step-son in Irwin Parker's household on the 1910 Census at Linn, Dallas, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 32.

Roy H. Sloane

M, b. circa 1898
Father*(?) Sloane d. b 1901
Mother*Sarah Lucinda Moore b. c 1872, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1898Roy H. Sloane was born circa 1898 at Iowa.
He was the son of (?) Sloane and Sarah Lucinda Moore.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 April 1910Linn, Dallas, IowaRoy H. Sloane was listed as a step-son in Irwin Parker's household on the 1910 Census at Linn, Dallas, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 32.

Dan McKinster

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage15 October 1884Dan McKinster married Vienna Parker, daughter of Pleasant Parker and Anna Elizabeth Joy, on 15 October 1884 at Dallas, Iowa.

Adalate Russell

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 April 1882As of 12 April 1882,her married name was Parker.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage12 April 1882Adalate Russell married Wayne Parker, son of Pleasant Parker and Anna Elizabeth Joy, on 12 April 1882 at Dallas, Iowa.

Mary Pistka

F, b. October 1862
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Pistka was also known as Barbara.
Married Namecirca 1885As of circa 1885,her married name was Kahnke.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1862Mary Pistka was born in October 1862 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1885She married Albert Kahnke circa 1885.

Child of Mary Pistka and Albert Kahnke

Albert Kahnke

M, b. May 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1857Albert Kahnke was born in May 1857 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1885He married Mary Pistka circa 1885.

Child of Albert Kahnke and Mary Pistka

Denise Ann Sadler

F, b. 15 April 1948, d. 4 August 1948
Father*Wayne Paul Sadler b. 30 Apr 1918, d. 10 Oct 1975
Mother*Mina Louise Turek b. 11 Dec 1916, d. 17 Jul 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 April 1948Denise Ann Sadler was born on 15 April 1948 at Los Angeles, California.
She was the daughter of Wayne Paul Sadler and Mina Louise Turek.
Death4 August 1948Denise Ann Sadler died on 4 August 1948 at Los Angeles, California.

John Ernest Gerlach

M, b. circa 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Ernest Gerlach was also known as Ernest John.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Ernest Gerlach married Margaret A. Riecke.
Birthcirca 1902John Ernest Gerlach was born circa 1902 at South Dakota.

Children of John Ernest Gerlach and Margaret A. Riecke

Margaret A. Riecke

F, b. circa 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gerlach.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret A. Riecke married John Ernest Gerlach.
Birthcirca 1902Margaret A. Riecke was born circa 1902.

Children of Margaret A. Riecke and John Ernest Gerlach

Dorothy Margaret Gerlach

F, b. 17 November 1929, d. January 2005
Father*John Ernest Gerlach b. c 1902
Mother*Margaret A. Riecke b. c 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name9 June 1953As of 9 June 1953,her married name was Travis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 November 1929Dorothy Margaret Gerlach was born on 17 November 1929.
She was the daughter of John Ernest Gerlach and Margaret A. Riecke.
Marriage9 June 1953Dorothy Margaret Gerlach married Marion Edward Travis, son of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson, on 9 June 1953.
DeathJanuary 2005Dorothy Margaret Gerlach died in January 2005 at age 75 Dorothy Margaret Travis was born November 17, 1929, at the Gerlach farm near Corsica to John E. and Margaret (Riecke) Gerlach. She grew up on this same farm and attended rural grade school and later Parkston High School graduating in 1947. Following high school, she attended Springfield College, where she received her two-year teaching certificate. She then taught rural school for a short time before her marriage to Marion. After moving to Mobridge, she substitute taught, was an Avon representative, worked as a receptionist at the McClellan Dental Office and also worked part-time at Home Spun.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Trinity Lutheran Church Women. They are survived by their four children, Joel Travis, Geismar, La., Mary Travis, Austin, Texas, Joan Helvik, Huron, and Nancy Wagner, Kasilof, Ala; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition, Marion is survived by one brother, Leo Travis, Platte; and three sisters, Helen Srstka, Geddes, Leona Hastert, Raytown, Mo., and Lois Franssen, Platte. Dorothy is survived by five brothers, Norbert Gerlach, Mt. Vernon, Harlan and David Gerlach, both of Rapid City, Garhardt Gerlach, Corsica, and Lambert Gerlach, Clarksdale, Ariz; four sisters, Mary Paradise, Mitchell, June Droppers, Rapid City, Barbara Nesheim, Cave Creek, Ariz., and Patty Butterfield, Seattle, Wash. Marion was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Mark Allen in 1967; and two brothers, Dallas and LuAllen. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Mark Allen, in 1967; and one sister, Judy Mae.

Child of Dorothy Margaret Gerlach and Marion Edward Travis

Marion Edward Travis

M, b. 12 April 1927, d. January 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 April 1927Marion Edward Travis was born on 12 April 1927 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
Marriage9 June 1953Marion Edward Travis married Dorothy Margaret Gerlach, daughter of John Ernest Gerlach and Margaret A. Riecke, on 9 June 1953.
DeathJanuary 2005Marion Edward Travis died in January 2005 at age 77 Funeral services for Marion and Dorothy Travis were held Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Mobridge, with Fr. John Short and Rev. Doug Westerlund officiating. Music was provided by Marge Mertz, organist, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Choir and the congregation. Interment was made at the Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge. Casketbearers were Lyle Fuhrman, Ron Heper, John Leff, Bob Larson, Robert Krumm, Ken Heil, Don Paulson, Everett Batcheller, Art Borth, Ray Miklos, Steve Fuhrman and Shorty Bader. Marion Edward Travis was born April 12, 1927, on a farm near Platte to Edward and Elsie (Peterson) Travis. He grew up on this same farm and attended school in Platte, graduating from Platte High School in 1945. Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. Following his discharge from the Army, he attended South Dakota State University and earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He spent a short time living and working in Kansas City. He married Dorothy Gerlach at Platte June 9, 1953. They made their home in Watertown for a short time before moving to Tyndall where he began his career with the Dept. of Social Services. In 1959, they moved to Mobridge where they have since resided. While living in Mobridge, he continued his career with the Dept. of Social Services before retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the Lions Club, Bridge City Coin Club and the State Archeological Society.
Dorothy Margaret Travis was born November 17, 1929, at the Gerlach farm near Corsica to John E. and Margaret (Riecke) Gerlach. She grew up on this same farm and attended rural grade school and later Parkston High School graduating in 1947. Following high school, she attended Springfield College, where she received her two-year teaching certificate. She then taught rural school for a short time before her marriage to Marion. After moving to Mobridge, she substitute taught, was an Avon representative, worked as a receptionist at the McClellan Dental Office and also worked part-time at Home Spun.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Trinity Lutheran Church Women. They are survived by their four children, Joel Travis, Geismar, La., Mary Travis, Austin, Texas, Joan Helvik, Huron, and Nancy Wagner, Kasilof, Ala; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition, Marion is survived by one brother, Leo Travis, Platte; and three sisters, Helen Srstka, Geddes, Leona Hastert, Raytown, Mo., and Lois Franssen, Platte. Dorothy is survived by five brothers, Norbert Gerlach, Mt. Vernon, Harlan and David Gerlach, both of Rapid City, Garhardt Gerlach, Corsica, and Lambert Gerlach, Clarksdale, Ariz; four sisters, Mary Paradise, Mitchell, June Droppers, Rapid City, Barbara Nesheim, Cave Creek, Ariz., and Patty Butterfield, Seattle, Wash. Marion was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Mark Allen in 1967; and two brothers, Dallas and LuAllen. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Mark Allen, in 1967; and one sister, Judy Mae.

Child of Marion Edward Travis and Dorothy Margaret Gerlach

Edward F. Travis

M, b. circa 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward F. Travis was also known as Ed F.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1892Edward F. Travis was born circa 1892 at Iowa.
Marriagecirca 1918He married Elsie O. Peterson circa 1918.

Children of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson

Elsie O. Peterson

F, b. circa 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1918As of circa 1918,her married name was Travis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1892Elsie O. Peterson was born circa 1892 at Iowa.
Marriagecirca 1918She married Edward F. Travis circa 1918.

Children of Elsie O. Peterson and Edward F. Travis

Helen E. Travis

F, b. 13 September 1920, d. 21 December 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Srstka.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 September 1920Helen E. Travis was born on 13 September 1920 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
Death21 December 2005Helen E. Travis died on 21 December 2005 at age 85 Helen E. Srstka, 85, Platte, died Dec. 21, 2005, in Platte, SD. Survivors include two daughters, Janice and Greg Iversen, Sturgis, Pat Ahrens and fiance Ron King, So. Sioux City, NE; two sons, Robert and Arliss Srstka, Geddes, and Dennis and Linda Srstka, Sioux Falls; one daughter-in-law, Kathy Srstka, Rapid City; one brother, Leo Travis, Platte; two sisters, Lois and Raymond Franssens, Platte, and Leona and Glenn Hastert, Raytown, Mo; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Grandchildren from the Rapid City area include Patty and Ross Brown and C.J. and Rockie, Dan Long, John and Nancy Srstka and Caitlin, Todd Srstka, Chris Srstka, Charissma and Ken Straatmeyer and Adeline, Elaura and Harm; from Red Shirt, Lisa and John Swallow and Forrest; and from Newell, James and Jennifer Srstka and Elijah, Ian and Jackson. Services were held Dec. 23 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Geddes, SD, Father Paul Josten officiant.

Mark Allen Travis

M, d. 1967
Father*Marion Edward Travis b. 12 Apr 1927, d. Jan 2005
Mother*Dorothy Margaret Gerlach b. 17 Nov 1929, d. Jan 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Mark Allen Travis was the son of Marion Edward Travis and Dorothy Margaret Gerlach.
Death1967Mark Allen Travis died in 1967.

Dallas F. Travis

M, b. circa 1914, d. before 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1914Dallas F. Travis was born circa 1914 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
Deathbefore 2005Dallas F. Travis died before 2005.

LuAllen J. Travis

M, b. circa 1919, d. before 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1919LuAllen J. Travis was born circa 1919 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
Deathbefore 2005LuAllen J. Travis died before 2005.

Judy Mae Gerlach

F, d. before 2005
Father*John Ernest Gerlach b. c 1902
Mother*Margaret A. Riecke b. c 1902
Life EventDateDescription
Judy Mae Gerlach was the daughter of John Ernest Gerlach and Margaret A. Riecke.
Deathbefore 2005Judy Mae Gerlach died before 2005.

Emil Dombrock

M, d. 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1948Emil Dombrock married Edith Eudora Seymour, daughter of Merton Eugene Seymour and Blanche Alma Jeffries, in 1948.
Death1957Emil Dombrock died in 1957.

William Burmester

M, b. circa 1877
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Burmester married Emma (?).
Birthcirca 1877William Burmester was born circa 1877.

Children of William Burmester and Emma (?)

Emma (?)

F, b. circa 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Burmester.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma (?) married William Burmester.
Birthcirca 1886Emma (?) was born circa 1886.

Children of Emma (?) and William Burmester

Ervin Burmester

M, b. circa 1910, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErvin Burmester was also known as Erven.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Ervin Burmester was born circa 1910.
He was the son of William Burmester and Emma (?).
Deathafter 1971Ervin Burmester died after 1971.

Vera Burmester

F, b. 10 February 1912, d. 16 February 1983
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sonnenberg.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVera Burmester married Herman W. Sonnenberg, son of Emil Sonnenberg and Anna Krueger.
Birth10 February 1912Vera Burmester was born on 10 February 1912.
She was the daughter of William Burmester and Emma (?).
Death16 February 1983Vera Burmester died on 16 February 1983 at age 71.

Alice Burmester

F, b. circa 1914, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1914Alice Burmester was born circa 1914.
She was the daughter of William Burmester and Emma (?).
Deathafter 1971Alice Burmester died after 1971.
  • At Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, article "Reedsburg's First Hospital" written by Ruth Seymour Burmester which mentions sister Mary Seymour, and sister-in-law Alice Burmester.1

Citations

  1. [S215] Sesquicentennial History Committee, Reedsburg Remembers 150 Years, Pages 68-69.