Laverne Grauvogl

M, b. 1918, d. 1944
Father*Otto John Grauvogl b. 17 May 1888, d. 5 Mar 1986
Mother*Pearl Hemberger b. 17 Apr 1892, d. 7 May 1978
Census DateLocation
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLaverne Grauvogl was listed as a son in Otto John Grauvogl's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLaverne Grauvogl was listed as a son in Otto John Grauvogl's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 85.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 124.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Irene Grauvogl

F, b. 1923, d. 1928
Father*Otto John Grauvogl b. 17 May 1888, d. 5 Mar 1986
Mother*Pearl Hemberger b. 17 Apr 1892, d. 7 May 1978

Ralph Grauvogl

M, b. 1936, d. 1936
Father*Otto John Grauvogl b. 17 May 1888, d. 5 Mar 1986
Mother*Pearl Hemberger b. 17 Apr 1892, d. 7 May 1978

Stephen Meise

M, b. September 1853, d. 1947
  • Stephen Meise was born in September 1853 at Germany.
  • He married Bertha Schroeter circa 1884.
  • Stephen Meise died in 1947.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinStephen Meise was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Stephen Meise immigrated in 1884. He was naturalized on 14 September 1906 at Circuit Court, Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Stephen Meise and Bertha Schroeter

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Bertha Schroeter

F, b. March 1854, d. 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha Schroeter was also known as Gertie.
Name VariationBertha Schroeter was also known as Berthia.
Married Namecirca 1884As of circa 1884,her married name was Meise.
  • Bertha Schroeter was born in March 1854 at Germany.
  • She married Stephen Meise circa 1884.
  • Bertha Schroeter died in 1933.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinBertha Schroeter was listed as wife in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Schroeter appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Bertha Schroeter had 8 with 8 living in 1900 children. She had 8 with 8 living in 1910 children.

Children of Bertha Schroeter and Stephen Meise

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Frank Meise Sr.

M, b. February 1885, d. 1974
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinFrank Meise Sr. was listed as a son in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinFrank Meise Sr. appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Frank Meise Sr. and Amelia Volk

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Wilbert J. Meise

M, b. 1912, d. July 1937
Father*Frank Meise Sr. b. Feb 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Amelia Volk b. Jan 1886, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilbert J. Meise was also known as William.
  • Wilbert J. Meise was born in 1912.
  • He was the son of Frank Meise Sr. and Amelia Volk.
  • Wilbert J. Meise died in July 1937 at Wisconsin Car crash kills 2 (Eugene Weitzel and William Meise) and 4 hurt.
    Racine Journal Times July 29, 1937 - Car crash kills 2 (Eugene Weitzel and William Meise) and 4 hurt

Donald Meise

M, b. 1927, d. 1928
Father*Frank Meise Sr. b. Feb 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Amelia Volk b. Jan 1886, d. 1958

Amelia Meise

F, b. July 1888
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinAmelia Meise was listed as a daughter in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Mina Meise

F, b. 8 November 1889, d. 10 October 1978
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Volk.
Name VariationMina Meise was also known as Minnie.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinMina Meise was listed as a daughter in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMina Meise appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Mina Meise and Leo Ralph Volk

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Mathias J. Meise

M, b. 8 September 1891, d. 15 September 1984
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMathias J. Meise was also known as Math J.
Name VariationMathias J. Meise was also known as Mathew.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinMathias J. Meise was listed as a son in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMathias J. Meise appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Mathias J. Meise obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin. On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Bertha Meise

F, b. July 1894
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha Meise was also known as Bertie G.
Name VariationBertha Meise was also known as Bertie J.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinBertha Meise was listed as a daughter in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Meise appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

John Fredrick Meise

M, b. 20 September 1896, d. 16 February 1990
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Fredrick Meise was also known as John L.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinJohn Fredrick Meise was listed as a son in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Fredrick Meise appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Lena B. Meise

F, b. July 1899
Father*Stephen Meise b. Sep 1853, d. 1947
Mother*Bertha Schroeter b. Mar 1854, d. 1933
Census DateLocation
18 June 1900Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinLena B. Meise was listed as a daughter in Stephen Meise's household on the 1900 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLena B. Meise appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Stephen Meise at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1813; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 115.

Marilyn Hying

F, d. 1944
Father*Elmer Hying d. 1987
Mother*Coletta Clara Lucy Lins b. 8 Jun 1916, d. 1 Oct 2009

Cathy Hying

F, d. 1958
Father*Elmer Hying d. 1987
Mother*Coletta Clara Lucy Lins b. 8 Jun 1916, d. 1 Oct 2009

Reginald Lins

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Henry Lins b. 20 Nov 1886, d. 11 Nov 1944
Mother*Anna Augusta Hetzel b. 22 Oct 1899, d. 12 Feb 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationReginald Lins was also known as Reggie.

Harry Lins

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Henry Lins b. 20 Nov 1886, d. 11 Nov 1944
Mother*Anna Augusta Hetzel b. 22 Oct 1899, d. 12 Feb 1980

Agnes Philomina Hutter

F, b. 26 May 1895, d. 28 November 1982
Father*Pearson Hartman Hutter b. 20 Oct 1864, d. 25 Jan 1942
Mother*Anna M. Stutz b. Oct 1867, d. 1932
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAgnes Philomina Hutter was also known as Agnes W.
Married Name29 November 1916As of 29 November 1916,her married name was Meise.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1905Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinAgnes Philomina Hutter appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Pearson Hartman Hutter at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Agnes Philomina Hutter obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Joseph Meister

M, b. 24 June 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Father*Martin Meister Jr. b. May 1867, d. 3 Mar 1955
Mother*Theresia Anna Kraemer b. 1 Mar 1873, d. 5 Sep 1928
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Meister was listed as a son in Martin Meister Jr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Martin Meister Sr.1
3 May 1910Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Meister was listed as a son in Martin Meister Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
9 January 1920Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Meister was listed as a son in Martin Meister Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
28 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Meister was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.4

Children of Joseph Meister and Elizabeth M. Gruber

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 129.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0110; Image: 780; FHL Number: 1375749.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 20.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 121.0.

Agnes Meister

F, b. 28 October 1921, d. 16 June 2017
Agnes Meister 1940 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Estreen.
Census DateLocation
28 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAgnes Meister was listed as a daughter in Joseph Meister's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Agnes Meister graduated in 1940 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Graduation Announcement for Reedsburg High School 1940 Reedsburg, Sauk county, WI

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 121.0.

Carl Estreen

M, b. 13 February 1913, d. 5 May 1999
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl Estreen was also known as Joe.

Josephine Ann Meister

F, b. circa 1935, d. 18 August 2015
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJosephine Ann Meister was also known as Joan.
Married Name24 April 1954As of 24 April 1954,her married name was Ring.
  • Josephine Ann Meister was born circa 1935.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Meister and Elizabeth M. Gruber.
  • Josephine Ann Meister married Delmar Ring on 24 April 1954.
  • Josephine Ann Meister died on 18 August 2015 Josephine Ann Ring (known to all as Joan), age 80 of Plain, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Greenway Manor Nursing Home. Joan lived her entire life in Plain, beginning at her parents home and business, Meister’s Cheese factory. Joan graduated from St. Luke’s Catholic School in 1953. One year later she married Delmar Ring on April 24, 1954 and they had 58 years of married life together. They began their marriage living in a mobile home, then bought a home in walking distance of Plain and the cheese factory. Early in their marriage they purchased Rings Bar from Delmar’s parents. Eventually they moved to town and lived above the bar until retirement. Together they built their retirement home just down the alley from the bar. They enjoyed their new home for many years.

    Together, Joan and Delmar ran Ring’s Bar, raised 6 children, helped with 16 grandchildren and4+ great grandchildren. After retirement, Joan helped out with the lunch crowd at Ring’s Bar. For years Joan was an Avon Representative. While retired, Joan and Delmar delivered 2 weekly shopper stoppers, in town and a rural route. She was a devout member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church. She attended every day that she possibly could. She began the day and ended the day saying the rosary and praying for everyone. She loved gardening, canning, baking and preparing meals for her family. Later in life Joan learned to crochet and made many intricate crocheted pieces of art. She enjoyed sewing craft items such as stuffed clowns and other crafts. Her favorite past time of all was finding, collecting and picking hickory nuts. She would drive to remote rural areas in search for nuts. She would climb fences, spook cows and crawl on the ground in search of every nut she could find. Then when home, she would clean, soak, crack and shell each nut carefully to get a perfect half or whole nut. She was a master at picking hickory nuts.

    Joan leaves behind her 6 children, Ray (Marcia) Ring, Don (Sue) Ring, Pat Ring (Karl Pulver), Clem (Sherri) Ring, Mark (Lori) Ring and Allen (Jane) Ring, 16 grandchildren, 4+ great grandchildren, siblings, Agnes Estreen, Calvin “Bud” (Ruth) Meister, Verda Schmitz, Harley (Betty Ann) Meister, Jack (Lynn) Meister, many nieces, nephews and brothers and sisters-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband Delmar, parents Joseph and Elizabeth (Gruber) Meister, siblings, Stanley, Don, Betty Joe Lins, Iris Hein and Grace Meudt.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM. on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. Mike Resop will officiate, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 5-8 PM and again on Friday from 10 AM until time of Mass. On line condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with arrangements.

Delmar Ring

M, d. circa 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDelmar Ring was also known as Delmer.

Harlan M. Meister

M
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Variation19 August 1961As of 19 August 1961, Harlan M. Meister was also known as Harley.

Donald Meister

M, b. 4 April 1926, d. November 1991
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDonald Meister was also known as Donny.
Name VariationDonald Meister was also known as Don.
Census DateLocation
28 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinDonald Meister was listed as a son in Joseph Meister's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 121.0.

Stanley Meister

M, d. before 1991
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001

Grayce I. Meister

F, b. 6 March 1923, d. 16 March 2006
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGrayce I. Meister was also known as Grace I.
Married Name29 May 1944As of 29 May 1944,her married name was Meudt.
  • Grayce I. Meister was born on 6 March 1923 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Meister and Elizabeth M. Gruber.
  • Grayce I. Meister married Robert J. Meudt, son of Joseph M. Meudt and Anna (?), on 29 May 1944.
  • Grayce I. Meister died on 16 March 2006 at age 83 Grayce I. Meudt, age 83, of Dodgeville, died peacefully on Thursday, March 16, 2006, at her home. Grayce was born on March 6, 1923, and was raised with her five sisters and five brothers at her parents' cheese factory home in rural Plain, Wis. The family cheese business was established by her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth (Gruber) Meister in the year of Grayce's birth. She graduated from St. Luke's High School in Plain in 1941, and married Bob Meudt of (Pleasant Ridge) Dodgeville, on May 29, 1944. Bob and Grayce were well known registered Holstein breeders and founders of Dodge-View Farms, Inc. Grayce's life was centered on her family and friends. She enjoyed painting, quilting and solving word puzzles and baking for her family. Grayce is survived by her six children, Joe (June) Meudt of Dodgeville, Jeanne (Bill) Gregory of Plano, Texas, Roger (Barb Heun) Meudt of Dodgeville, Cindy (Brad) Klusendorf of Spring Green, Karen (Dave) Cayler of Onalaska and Kevin (Robin Schumacher)_ Meudt of Dodgeville; eleven grandchildren, Angela (Scott) Garthwaite, Heidi (Mauricio Lopez) Meudt, Rob (Jennifer) Meudt, Lance (Lori) Meudt, Kyle Meudt, Chelsea Meudt, Casey Meudt, Jillian Klusendorf, Joellyn Klusendorf, Chris Cayler and Valory Cayler; six great-grandchildren, Emily and Maggie Garthwaite, Lauren and Claire Meudt, Clemente Lopez and Charles Meudt; five sisters, Agnes Estreen of Eau Claire, Iris Hein of Tomahawk, Verda (John) Schmitz of Plain, Joan (Delmar) Ring of Plain and Betty Jo (Mike) Lins of DeForest; three brothers, Calvin "Bud" (Ruth) Meister of Madison, Harlan (Betty Ann) Meister of Chatham, Ill., and Jack (Lynn) Meister of Muscoda; her sisters-in-law, Luena Meister of Plain and Phyllis Meister of Muscoda. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob in 1998; her brothers, Donald Meister and Stanley Meister; and her brothers-in-law, John Hein and Joe Estreen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2006, at ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Dodgeville. Father Paul Ugo Arinze will officiate. Burial will be held in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to St. Joseph's School Trust Fund or Upland Hills Hospice.

    Gorgen-McGinley & Ayers Funeral Home 400 E. Grace St. Dodgeville.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal March 18, 2006 - Grayce (Meister) Meudt obituary
Census DateLocation
28 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinGrayce I. Meister was listed as a daughter in Joseph Meister's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Grayce I. Meister obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 121.0.

Iris Meister

F, b. 19 December 1929, d. 3 March 2010
Father*Joseph Meister b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 30 May 1979
Mother*Elizabeth M. Gruber b. 3 Oct 1899, d. 4 May 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIris Meister was also known as Mickey.
Married Name1952As of 1952,her married name was Hein.
  • Iris Meister was born on 19 December 1929 at Plain, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Meister and Elizabeth M. Gruber.
  • Iris Meister married John F. Hein in 1952.
  • Iris Meister died on 3 March 2010 at age 80 Iris Mickey Hein, 80, of Tomahawk, passed away March 3, 2010, at her sons home in Tomahawk. Mickey was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Plain, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Gruber) Meister. She married John F. Hein in 1952 in Plain. He preceded her in death on March 23, 1984.

    Mickey formerly lived in Long Beach, Calif., later moving to Saudi Arabia, and finally settling in Tomahawk in 1962, where she and her husband owned and operated Inshalla Country Club for many years.

    She attended St. Marys Nursing School in Madison in 1951, receiving her degree as a Registered Nurse.

    She was employed as a surgical nurse at Seaside Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, Calif., finishing her nursing career at Golden Age Nursing Home in Tomahawk. She was very active as a hospice volunteer. Mickey was a member of the Fawn Lake Ladies Group, St. Marys Catholic Church, and the St. Marys Bridge Club. Mickey loved to travel, and in her younger years did so extensively while living in Saudi Arabia, visiting Africa, Asia, and Europe. Later in life, her faith took her to Megegoria.

    Survivors include son, John (Peggy) Hein of Tomahawk; four sisters, Betty Jo (Mike) Lins of Waunakee, Verda (John) Schmitz of Plain, Agnes Estreen of Eau Claire and Joan (Delmar) Ring of Plain; three brothers, Jack (Lynn) Meister of Muscoda, Harley (Betty Ann) Meister of Chatham, Ill., and Buddy (Ruth) Meister of Madison. Mickey is further survived by two grandchildren, Andrew Hein of Tomahawk and Meghan Hein of Minneapolis.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John; son Mike; brothers Don and Stan Meister; sister Grace Meudt; and brothers-in-law Joe Estreen and Bob Meudt.

    A Mass of Christian Burial for Iris Mickey Hein will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010, from St. Mary Catholic Church in Tomahawk. Fr. John Anderson will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 1 p.m. until the hour of Mass at 4 p.m.

    Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Census DateLocation
28 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinIris Meister was listed as a daughter in Joseph Meister's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Iris Meister and John F. Hein

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 121.0.

John F. Hein

M, d. 23 March 1984

Child of John F. Hein and Iris Meister