Leo Ralph Volk

M, b. 1 July 1892, d. September 1982
Father*Phillip Volk Sr. b. 1851, d. 29 Aug 1930
Mother*Mary Zoerg b. 1851, d. 1914
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLeo Ralph Volk appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 in the household of Phillip Volk Sr. at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; 5 male 3 female; 6 born in the US 2 born in Germany.
22 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLeo Ralph Volk was listed as a son in Phillip Volk Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Leo Ralph Volk obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Leo Ralph Volk and Mina Meise

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 134.

Lucy A. Meise

F, b. 20 April 1910, d. 24 August 2006
Father*Frank Meise Sr. b. Feb 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Amelia Volk b. Jan 1886, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 March 1936As of 19 March 1936,her married name was Johnson.
  • Lucy A. Meise was born on 20 April 1910 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Meise Sr. and Amelia Volk.
  • Lucy A. Meise married Arthur L. Johnson, son of Arthur N. Johnson and Laura M. (?), on 19 March 1936 at Moline, Illinois, also reported as 9 Mar 1936.
  • Lucy A. Meise died on 24 August 2006 at age 96 Lucy A. Johnson, age 96, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006. She was born on April 20, 1910, in Plain, the daughter of Frank Sr. and Molly (Volk) Meise. Lucy graduated from St. Luke's High School in 1927. She then attended St. Mary's School of Nursing in 1928, graduating in 1931, as a registered nurse. Lucy was united in marriage to Arthur L. Johnson in Moline, Ill., on March 19, 1936. He preceded her in death on July 1, 1982. She worked at the Dane County Jail, as a Deputy Sheriff for 17 years, retiring in 1975. Lucy was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, an alumni of St. Mary's Hospital Nursing School, and a member of St. Mary's Auxiliary. She also volunteered at St. Mary's Hospital. Lucy is survived by her children, Brad (JoAnn) Johnson of Madison, and Frances (Howard) Helgeson of Madison; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Viola Wohlferd; and son-in-law, Don Paulson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; a son, Nick Johnson, on Jan. 3, 1999; a daughter, Pauline Paulson, in May 2003; her parents; and three brothers, Wilbert, Frank Jr., and Donald Meise. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 E. Main St., Madison, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HospiceCare Inc. or St. Patrick's Catholic Church. A special thank you to Harmony House of Madison and the staff at Hospice. Gunderson East Funeral and Cremation Centers.

Children of Lucy A. Meise and Arthur L. Johnson

Arthur L. Johnson

M, b. 1 November 1913, d. 1 July 1982
Father*Arthur N. Johnson b. c 1889
Mother*Laura M. (?) b. c 1892
Census DateLocation
2 January 1920Madison Ward 8, Dane, WisconsinArthur L. Johnson was listed as a son in Arthur N. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Madison Ward 8, Dane, Wisconsin.1
12 April 1930Madison, Dane, WisconsinArthur L. Johnson was listed as a son in Arthur N. Johnson's household on the 1930 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.2
     Arthur L. Johnson obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of Arthur L. Johnson and Lucy A. Meise

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Madison Ward 8, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1981; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 933.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: 2567; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 576.0; FHL microfilm: 2342301.

Viola E. Meise

F, b. 4 October 1921
Father*Frank Meise Sr. b. Feb 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Amelia Volk b. Jan 1886, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wolferd.
Married NameHer married name was Wohlferd.

Nick S. Johnson

M, b. 30 January 1946, d. 3 January 1999
Father*Arthur L. Johnson b. 1 Nov 1913, d. 1 Jul 1982
Mother*Lucy A. Meise b. 20 Apr 1910, d. 24 Aug 2006

Pauline Ann Johnson

F, b. 8 July 1937, d. 12 May 2003
Father*Arthur L. Johnson b. 1 Nov 1913, d. 1 Jul 1982
Mother*Lucy A. Meise b. 20 Apr 1910, d. 24 Aug 2006
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 September 1957As of 7 September 1957,her married name was Paulson.
  • Pauline Ann Johnson was born on 8 July 1937 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur L. Johnson and Lucy A. Meise.
  • Pauline Ann Johnson died on 12 May 2003 at age 65.

Frank Meise Jr.

M, b. 18 April 1915, d. February 1984
Father*Frank Meise Sr. b. Feb 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Amelia Volk b. Jan 1886, d. 1958
  • Frank Meise Jr. was born on 18 April 1915.
  • He was the son of Frank Meise Sr. and Amelia Volk.
  • Frank Meise Jr. died in February 1984 at age 68.

Fred Volk

M, b. February 1888, d. 1961
Father*Joseph Volk Sr. b. 1842, d. 1922
Mother*Theresa Kirshbaum b. Dec 1857, d. 1932

Otto Joseph Volk

M, b. 2 November 1898, d. 22 October 1959
Father*Joseph Volk Sr. b. 1842, d. 1922
Mother*Theresa Kirshbaum b. Dec 1857, d. 1932

Pauline B. Volk

F, b. 9 August 1882, d. 15 March 1966
Father*Joseph Volk Sr. b. 1842, d. 1922
Mother*Theresa Kirshbaum b. Dec 1857, d. 1932
  • Pauline B. Volk was never married.
  • She was born on 9 August 1882 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Volk Sr. and Theresa Kirshbaum.
  • Pauline B. Volk died on 15 March 1966 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 83.
Census DateLocation
30 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinPauline B. Volk was listed as a sister-in-law in John H. Liegel's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinPauline B. Volk was listed as a servant (actually sister-in-law) in John H. Liegel's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
4 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinPauline B. Volk was listed as a sister-in-law in John H. Liegel's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; surname listed as Liegl.3

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0115; Image: 896; FHL Number: 1375749.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 71.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 112.0.

Agnes M. Kesan

F, b. 6 January 1910, d. 1 May 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Volk.

Louis S. Weiss

M, b. 3 February 1916, d. 6 November 2004
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
  • Louis S. Weiss was born on 3 February 1916 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Herman Weiss and Mary Schwartz.
  • Louis S. Weiss married Teresa M. Bindl, daughter of Henry Jacob Bindl and Theresia Kate Dischler, on 13 February 1939.
  • Louis S. Weiss married Edna Celia Paulus, daughter of George J. Paulus and Anna T. Alt, on 26 April 1981.
  • Louis S. Weiss died on 6 November 2004 at age 88 Louis S. Weiss, age 88, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at the Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital. He was born in Plain, on Feb. 3, 1916, the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Schwartz) Weiss. He was married to Teresa M. Bindl on Feb. 13, 1939, and she died in 1980. He married Edna Meise on April 26, 1981, and she preceded him in death in 1990. Mr. Weiss farmed for many years in the town of Prairie du Sac, and after retirement was a very active gardener. He also enjoyed fishing on the Wisconsin River and playing cards. Mr. Weiss was a member St. Aloysius Catholic Church, a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 3099, the Catholic Knights and the Holy Name Society. He was also a former director of Consumers Co-Op in Sauk City. Survivors include a daughter, Sister Jane of Racine; four sons, Robert (Joan) of Prairie du Sac, Daniel (Mary) of Spring Green, David (Myra) of Prairie du Sac, and Dennis (Gloria) of Mauston; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilfred (Elvie) of Plain; sisters-in-law, Alma Mueller of Baraboo, Caroline Schweiss and Gertie Bindl, both of Plain; nine step-children and their families, Les (Connie) Meise of Crestwood, Ill., Joanne (Ken) Volk of Plain, Karen (Red) Cresswell of Arena, Mary (Jack) Krueger of Watertown, Rick Meise of Prairie du Sac, Elaine (Al) Hellenbrand of Middleton, Terry (Debbie) Meise of Tempe, Ariz., Evy (Vern) Halverson of Barneveld, and Dan (Donna) Meise of Baraboo; nieces and nephews; other relatives; and friends. In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by two sons, Gerold and James; four brothers, Zeno, Joseph, Jack and Edmund; and two sisters, Martina Rieder and Lucy Ringelstetter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Sauk City, at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at ST. ALOYSIUS CHURCH where the Knights of Columbus will lead the Rosary at 5 p.m. Friends may also call at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to Mass. Hooverson Funeral Home Sauk City.

Children of Louis S. Weiss and Teresa M. Bindl

Joseph Herman Weiss

M, b. 24 February 1874, d. after 1930
     On 12 September 1918 at Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Joseph Herman Weiss and Mary Schwartz

Wilfred R. Weiss

M, b. 24 March 1922, d. 2 September 2006
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilfred R. Weiss was also known as Bill.
  • Wilfred R. Weiss was born on 24 March 1922 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Herman Weiss and Mary Schwartz.
  • Wilfred R. Weiss died on 2 September 2006 at age 84 Wilfred "Bill" R. Weiss, age 84, of Plain, passed away peacefully at the VA Hospital in Madison, on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006. Bill was born in 1922, to Joseph and Mary Weiss. Bill married Elvy Ring in 1947. He was in the Air Force 8th 453rd Bomb Group. He was a past commander of the American Legion Post 398. He was a member of the St. Luke's men's choir for 70 years, the Catholic Knights, the foresters, and the Tri-County Airport Association. He spent 34 years as a fireman and nine years as the assistant chief. Bill is survived by a wife, Elvy Weiss; seven children, Linda (John) Goley, Pat (Steve) Bowdish, LaVonne (Andy) Anderson, Gary (Rhonda) Weiss, William R. (Connie) Weiss, Dorothy (John) Hill and Terry (Sheila) Weiss; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary (Schwartz) Weiss; five brothers, Zeno, Sep, Jack, Louis and Ed Weiss; two sisters, Martina Reider and Lucy Ringelstetter; and a grandson, Michael Hill. A Mass of Christian burial will be on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at 11:30 a.m. at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain. Father Mike Resop will officiate with interment following at the St. Luke's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH. The Plain American Legion Post 398 will be providing military rites. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gerold Weiss

M, d. before November 2004
Father*Louis S. Weiss b. 3 Feb 1916, d. 6 Nov 2004
Mother*Teresa M. Bindl b. c 1917, d. 5 Jan 1980

James Weiss

M, d. before November 2004
Father*Louis S. Weiss b. 3 Feb 1916, d. 6 Nov 2004
Mother*Teresa M. Bindl b. c 1917, d. 5 Jan 1980

Zeno Weiss

M, b. 17 June 1903, d. 8 August 1970
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930

Children of Zeno Weiss and Esther (?)

Joseph Weiss Jr.

M, b. circa 1905, d. 29 March 1969
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Weiss Jr. was also known as Sep.

John L. Weiss

M, b. 30 November 1909, d. 6 March 1970
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn L. Weiss was also known as Jack.

Edmund B. Weiss

M, b. 25 August 1918, d. 26 June 1985
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdmund B. Weiss was also known as Ed.
  • Edmund B. Weiss was born on 25 August 1918 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Herman Weiss and Mary Schwartz.
  • Edmund B. Weiss died on 26 June 1985 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 66.

Martina Mary Weiss

F, b. 1 May 1907, d. 20 April 1992
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1930As of after 1930,her married name was Rieder.
  • Martina Mary Weiss was born on 1 May 1907 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Herman Weiss and Mary Schwartz.
  • Martina Mary Weiss died on 20 April 1992 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 84.

Lucy Christina Weiss

F, b. 28 November 1911, d. 29 April 1986
Father*Joseph Herman Weiss b. 24 Feb 1874, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary Schwartz b. c 1883, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ringelstetter.

Alphonse Ringelstetter

M, b. 1 March 1911, d. 17 February 1982
Father*Andrew Ringelstetter b. 17 Oct 1857, d. 18 Jul 1922
Mother*Catherine Pfeiffer b. 9 Jul 1866, d. 1952
Census DateLocation
12 April 1930Troy, Sauk, WisconsinAlphonse Ringelstetter was listed as a son in Catherine Pfeiffer's household on the 1930 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 482.0.

Leona E. Paulus

F, b. 5 May 1909, d. 28 May 1989
Father*George J. Paulus b. 30 Jul 1881, d. 1959
Mother*Anna T. Alt b. Jun 1883, d. 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeona E. Paulus was also known as Leona M.
Married NameHer married name was Lechner.
  • Leona E. Paulus married Joe Lechner.
  • Leona E. Paulus was born on 5 May 1909 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of George J. Paulus and Anna T. Alt.
  • Leona E. Paulus died on 28 May 1989 at age 80.
     Leona E. Paulus obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Mary Schwartz

F, b. circa 1883, d. after 1930
Father*John Baptist Schwartz b. Dec 1842, d. a 1900
Mother*Walburg (?) b. Apr 1844, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1902As of circa 1902,her married name was Weiss.
Census DateLocation
June 1900Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinMary Schwartz was listed as a daughter in John Baptist Schwartz's household on the 1900 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Mary Schwartz and Joseph Herman Weiss

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0145; FHL microfilm: 1241816.

Jacob J. Hess

M, b. 15 June 1911, d. 25 January 1957
Father*John Jacob Hess b. Mar 1869, d. 27 Feb 1945
Mother*Louisa Aloysious Needham b. 27 Apr 1881, d. 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJacob J. Hess was also known as Jake.

Child of Jacob J. Hess and Agnes M. Huebsch

Marvin Roos

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Marvin Joseph Roos d. 14 Jun 2009
Mother*Clara Margaret Alt b. 27 Nov 1914, d. 13 Oct 2009

Steve Roos

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Marvin Joseph Roos d. 14 Jun 2009
Mother*Clara Margaret Alt b. 27 Nov 1914, d. 13 Oct 2009

Viola A. Pronold

F, b. 1 April 1913, d. 9 December 2009
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 April 1934As of 14 April 1934,her married name was Alt.
  • Viola A. Pronold was born on 1 April 1913 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Viola A. Pronold married Herbert Alt, son of Robert Alt and Anna Frances Ringelstetter, on 14 April 1934.
  • Viola A. Pronold died on 9 December 2009 at age 96 Viola Alt age 96 of Spring Green passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Spring Green. She was born in Plain on April 1, 1913 to Tony and Lillian (Hemberger) Pronold. She attended St. Luke's Catholic School through 8th grade, then stayed home to help on the family farm when her father became ill. She was married to Herbert Alt on April 14, 1934. They farmed in Black Hawk, Merrimac and then Plain when their Merrimac farm was purchased by the Badger Plant. Viola was a hard worker on the farm helping to care for the animals and chickens for many years while raising 7 children. They retired in 1971 and moved to a farm in Wyoming Valley. In 981 they moved into Spring Green where they delivered Meals on Wheels until 1994. After retiring from farming, she traveled extensively throughout the United States including Alaska and Hawaii. The love of her family was very important to her, the visits, phone calls, cards, pictures and letters meant a great deal to her. Viola was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church until moving to Wyoming Valley, then became a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Spring Green. Survivors include 5 sons, Frederick (JoAnn) Alt of Waterford, Michigan, James (Lawana) Alt of Cazenovia, Kenneth (Penny) Alt of Fairbanks, Alaska, Roger (Sandi) Alt of Mazomanie and Steve Alt of Chicago, 2 daughters, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Hanusa of Prairie du Sac and Barbara (William) Forseth of Warrens, 3 sisters, Jean (Jack) Kinsman of LaValle, Florence Knox of Madison and Doris (Gene) Alt of Middleton, 2 sisters-in-law, Delores Pronold of Middleton and Darlene Pronold of Visalia, California, 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, a special niece and godchild, Pat Pulvermacher, many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert on April 10, 1996, 5 brothers, Richard, Theodore, Raymond, and Phillip Pronold and an infant brother, 3 sisters, an infant Roseanne Pronold, Muriel Hetzel and Irene Alt, 3 brothers-in-law, Leo Hetzel, James Knox and Leonard Alt, a grandchild, William Alt and a great grandchild, Nikki Alt. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 11:00A.M. at St. John's Catholic Church in Spring Green. Fr. Mike Resop officiated with burial in the church cemetery.

Anton Pronold

M, b. circa 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnton Pronold was also known as Tony.

Children of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger