Phillip Oscar Krey

M, b. 18 August 1917, d. 5 April 2006
Father*Oscar Ludwig Krey b. 4 Nov 1884, d. 20 May 1947
Mother*Paula Mary Mueller
  • Phillip Oscar Krey was born on 18 August 1917 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Oscar Ludwig Krey and Paula Mary Mueller.
  • Phillip Oscar Krey married Verna (?) on 4 June 1966.
  • Phillip Oscar Krey died on 5 April 2006 at Wisconsin at age 88 Phillip Oscar Krey, age 88, of Rock Springs, died on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo. Phil was born on August 18, 1917, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, the son of Oscar and Paula (Mueller) Krey.

    He was baptized at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, and was confirmed in his faith at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leland. He was a long time member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg.

    Phil was united in marriage to Verna King on June 4, 1966. He farmed, and later bartended, and worked at Gerber until his retirement. Phil enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

    Phil was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Verna; his step-son, Kevin King; two brothers, William and Donald; a sister, Helen Gade; brothers-in-law, Arnold Gade, Ben, Art, and Walter Hess, Harry Daugs, Riley Robinson, and John McDonough; sisters-in-law, Lila Krey, Ella McDonough, Isabelle La Budda, Ardis Robinson, and Norma Daugs; niece, Susan Gade; nephew, Earl Krey; and special friend, Lucille Pfaff.

    He is survived by his stepsons, Robin Terry King of San Antonio, Texas, and Roger (Barbara) King of Shawano; his stepdaughters, Kelli (Pat) Watson of White Bear Lake, Minn., and Kami (Bryan) Hansen of Fort Lewis, Wash; his step-great-grandchildren, Hannah and Corrine Watson; his brother, Robert (DeAn) Krey of River Falls; brothers-in-law, Ernie Hess of Mauston and Sam (Elaine) Hess of Wausau; sisters-in-law, Evelyn (Norman) Holtz of Reedsburg and Bernice Hess of Mauston; special friends, Charles and Linda Pfaff, Jim and Donna Pfaff of Rock Springs, and John and Cindy Pfaff of Sheboygan, and their families; nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services for Phillip Krey will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2006, at ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.

Verna (?)

F, d. before April 2006
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was King.
Married Name4 June 1966As of 4 June 1966,her married name was Krey.

Child of Verna (?) and (?) King

(?) King

M

Child of (?) King and Verna (?)

Kevin King

M, d. before April 2006
Father*(?) King
Mother*Verna (?) d. b Apr 2006

William Krey

M, b. circa 1916, d. before October 2005
Father*Oscar Ludwig Krey b. 4 Nov 1884, d. 20 May 1947
Mother*Paula Mary Mueller

Donald Krey

M, b. circa 1927, d. before October 2005
Donald Krey - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1944
Father*Oscar Ludwig Krey b. 4 Nov 1884, d. 20 May 1947
Mother*Paula Mary Mueller

Helen E. Krey

F, b. 22 November 1919, d. 24 October 2005
Father*Oscar Ludwig Krey b. 4 Nov 1884, d. 20 May 1947
Mother*Paula Mary Mueller
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 January 1944As of 5 January 1944,her married name was Gade.
  • Helen E. Krey was born on 22 November 1919 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Oscar Ludwig Krey and Paula Mary Mueller.
  • Helen E. Krey married Arnold Gade on 5 January 1944.
  • Helen E. Krey died on 24 October 2005 at age 85 Helen E. Gade, age 85, of Rock Springs, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on Nov. 22, 1919, in Reedsburg, the daughter of Oscar and Paula (Mueller) Krey. On Jan. 5, 1944, she was united in marriage to Arnold Gade. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1999. Helen was a 1937 graduate of Reedsburg High School. She graduated from Sauk County Normal School, and started teaching in the fall of 1939. Helen taught at Narrows Prairie School for six years. Together Arnold and Helen farmed in rural Rock Springs. She was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg and its Golden Agers. She was an active supporter of the Loganville Friendship 4-H Club. Helen played cards for years for the neighborhood birthday/ anniversary card club, and was a member of the Rock Springs Community Card Club. Helen served on the Reedsburg Township election board for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards, gardening and in her former years she enjoyed hunting and fishing. She is survived by her son, David (Diane) Gade of Rock Springs; her daughter, Diane (Ian Craig Jr.) Loram of Oregon, Wis; grandchildren, Angela Gade of Milwaukee, Elizabeth (Damien) Stevens of Baraboo, Rebecca Gade of Milwaukee, Anthony (Amanda) Meixelsperger of Minneapolis, Minn., and Margaret Loram of Oregon, Wis; brothers, Phillip Krey of Rock Springs, and Robert (De An) Krey of River Falls; sister-in-law, Evelyn (Norman) Holtz of Reedsburg; nieces and nephews, along with many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold; a daughter, Susan Gade; brothers, Donald Krey and William (Lila) Krey; a nephew, Earl Krey; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elva and Rollo Bryant. Funeral services for Helen Gade will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Child of Helen E. Krey and Arnold Gade

Arnold Gade

M, d. 3 March 1999

Child of Arnold Gade and Helen E. Krey

Christlieb John Krey

M, b. 1 September 1881, d. 1 August 1955
Father*Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey b. 2 Mar 1849, d. 1 Jul 1910
Mother*Wilhelmine Ernestine Raedel b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 27 Sep 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristlieb John Krey was also known as Chris.
Name VariationChristlieb John Krey was also known as Christ.
Census DateLocation
19 April 1910Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinChristlieb John Krey was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin. On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of Christlieb John Krey and Alvina Anna Funte

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0123; Image: 1118; FHL Number: 1375749.

Eleanor Rosella Krey

F, b. 16 February 1911, d. 29 May 2005
Father*Christlieb John Krey b. 1 Sep 1881, d. 1 Aug 1955
Mother*Alvina Anna Funte b. Sep 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stambough.
Married NameHer married name was Stambaugh.
     Eleanor Rosella Krey obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She was confirmed on 14 June 1925 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Emilia Sophie Fredricke Krey

F, b. 1 February 1874, d. 7 September 1950
Father*Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey b. 2 Mar 1849, d. 1 Jul 1910
Mother*Wilhelmine Ernestine Raedel b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 27 Sep 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 October 1892As of 8 October 1892,her married name was Klippstein.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1880Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinEmilia Sophie Fredricke Krey was listed as a daughter in Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey's household on the 1880 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; surname listed as Krei.2
4 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinEmilia Sophie Fredricke Krey was listed as wife in August Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Fred J. Klipstein.3
     Emilia Sophie Fredricke Krey had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children. On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of Emilia Sophie Fredricke Krey and August Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 138A; Enumeration District: 254; .
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 134.

August Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein

M, b. 26 May 1867, d. 17 May 1953
Father*Fritz Klippstein b. c 1838
Mother*Wilhelmina Zeck b. c 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAugust Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein was also known as August Fredrick.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein was listed as a son in Fritz Klippstein's household on the 1880 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
4 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to Fred J. Klipstein.3
     On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of August Friedrich Wilhelm Klippstein and Emilia Sophie Fredricke Krey

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 96D; Enumeration District: 251; .
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 134.

Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey

F, b. September 1876, d. 5 March 1963
Father*Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey b. 2 Mar 1849, d. 1 Jul 1910
Mother*Wilhelmine Ernestine Raedel b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 27 Sep 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenriette Karoline Auguste Krey was also known as Henrietta.
Married Name27 September 1894As of 27 September 1894,her married name was Kruse.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1880Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinHenriette Karoline Auguste Krey was listed as a daughter in Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey's household on the 1880 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; surname listed as Krei.2
23 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHenriette Karoline Auguste Krey was listed as wife in Henry George Kruse's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHenriette Karoline Auguste Krey was listed as wife in Henry George Kruse's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
10 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHenriette Karoline Auguste Krey was listed as wife in Henry George Kruse's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
     Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey had 6 with 5 living in 1910 children. On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey and Henry George Kruse

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 138A; Enumeration District: 254; .
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 76.
  5. [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; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Henry George Kruse

M, b. July 1865, d. 1941
Father*Heinrich Peter Christoph Kruse Sr. b. c 1826, d. b 1900
Mother*Anna Margaretha Sandlabam b. 17 Oct 1838, d. 6 Mar 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry George Kruse was also known as Georg Heinrich.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Roxbury, Dane, WisconsinHenry George Kruse was listed as a son in Heinrich Peter Christoph Kruse Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Roxbury, Dane, Wisconsin.2
23 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHenry George Kruse was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
10 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
     On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion. On 8 May 1928 Mrs. Hy Winecka (Herman Winecke) and daughters visited her parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Kruse, at White Mound, Sunday.

Children of Henry George Kruse and Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Roxbury, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: 1422; Family History Film: 1255422; Page: 309D; Enumeration District: 086; .
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 76.
  5. [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; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Augusta Wilhelmima Krey

F, b. June 1875, d. 23 May 1953
Father*Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey b. 2 Mar 1849, d. 1 Jul 1910
Mother*Wilhelmine Ernestine Raedel b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 27 Sep 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAugusta Wilhelmima Krey was also known as Augusta Marie.
Married Name2 June 1895As of 2 June 1895,her married name was Yanke.
Married Name2 June 1895As of 2 June 1895,her married name was Yahnke.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1880Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinAugusta Wilhelmima Krey was listed as a daughter in Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey's household on the 1880 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; surname listed as Krei.2
     On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of Augusta Wilhelmima Krey and William F. Yanke

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 138A; Enumeration District: 254; .

William F. Yanke

M, b. May 1871, d. 12 July 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam F. Yanke was also known as Yahnke.
     On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.
Krey Family Reunion 11 July 1924 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Children of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.

August Fredrick William Krey

M, b. 22 September 1883, d. 9 March 1965
Father*Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey b. 2 Mar 1849, d. 1 Jul 1910
Mother*Wilhelmine Ernestine Raedel b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 27 Sep 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAugust Fredrick William Krey was also known as August W.
Census DateLocation
6 May 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Fredrick William Krey was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to William Krey.1
6 January 1920Middleton, Dane, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Middleton, Dane, Wisconsin.2
26 April 1930Middleton, Dane, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Middleton, Dane, Wisconsin.3
     On 6 July 1924 at Krey Family Reunion.

Children of August Fredrick William Krey and Katherine Robb

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: 10A; Enumeration District: 0115; Image: 901; FHL Number: 1375749.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Middleton, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1982; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 186.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Middleton, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: 2567; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 57; Image: 956.0.

Ella Ida Kopf

F, b. 17 September 1894, d. 28 September 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1915As of circa 1915,her married name was Krey.

Children of Ella Ida Kopf and Edward Emil Krey

Roy Erickson

M

Wilhelmina (?)

F, b. 2 December 1827, d. 11 June 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmina (?) was also known as Henriette (?).
Name VariationWilhelmina (?) was also known as Hanna Magdalena (?).
  • Wilhelmina (?) was born on 2 December 1827 also reported as circai 1817.
  • She died on 11 June 1910 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1880Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinWilhelmina (?) was listed as mother in Gottlieb William Fredrick Krey's household on the 1880 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; surname listed as Krei.1

Child of Wilhelmina (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 138A; Enumeration District: 254; .

Susan Gade

F, d. before October 2005
Father*Arnold Gade d. 3 Mar 1999
Mother*Helen E. Krey b. 22 Nov 1919, d. 24 Oct 2005

Lucille Ella Kruse

F, b. 1 May 1899
Father*Henry George Kruse b. Jul 1865, d. 1941
Mother*Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey b. Sep 1876, d. 5 Mar 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 January 1918As of 2 January 1918,her married name was Alwin.
Census DateLocation
23 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLucille Ella Kruse was listed as a daughter in Henry George Kruse's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Alice Anna Kruse

F, b. 31 December 1897
Father*Henry George Kruse b. Jul 1865, d. 1941
Mother*Henriette Karoline Auguste Krey b. Sep 1876, d. 5 Mar 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 October 1917As of 17 October 1917,her married name was Winecke.
Married Name17 October 1917As of 17 October 1917,her married name was Wineke.
Census DateLocation
23 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlice Anna Kruse was listed as a daughter in Henry George Kruse's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     On 14 January 1922 Stella Kruse of White Mound is visiting her sister, Mrs. Herman Winecke.
Stella Kruse of White Mound is visiting her sister, Mrs. Herman Winecke. 14 Jan 1922 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)
On 8 May 1928 Mrs. Hy Winecka (Herman Winecke) and daughters visited her parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Kruse, at White Mound, Sunday.

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Selma Tilker

F, b. 1910, d. 7 December 2004
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1948As of 1948,her married name was Harris.
  • Selma Tilker was born in 1910 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Selma Tilker married Sherwin B. Harris Jr. in 1948.
  • Selma Tilker died on 7 December 2004 Selma Tilker Harris, age 94, of Meriter Health Center, Madison, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 7, 2004, peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Reedsburg in 1910, the daughter of Herman Tilker and Anna (Krey) Tilker. She was graduated with honors from Madison Central High School in 1928, and completed nurses' training at the University of Wisconsin in 1932. She continued at the university, receiving her B.S. degree in sociology in 1935. Selma joined United Airlines in 1936, pioneering as the first stewardess from Madison, clocking in more hours in the air than any other stewardess of her time. In these exciting early days of flying, she traveled extensively throughout the U.S., and was based in Chicago and later San Francisco. In 1948, she married Sherwin B. Harris Jr. ("Bucky"), originally of Buffalo, N.Y., and moved to Norwalk, Ohio, where they lived for three years while he was president of Mary Lee Candies. They then moved to Pelham Manor, N.Y., where she lived until 1988 (with a year spent back in Madison, 1962-63). Her husband held a number of top executive positions in Manhattan, including president of Louis Sherry, Holly Corp., chairman of Childs Restaurants, Executive Search Corp., Caribbean Material & Supply Co., and went on to found Harris & Harris Management Consultants and Computer Tutors Corp. He died in 1970, at age 61. Selma moved back to Madison in 1987, living on Monroe Street, Meriter Terrace and finally at Meriter Health Center, where she received loving care until her death. Selma was a very caring and loving person. She will be greatly missed. Survivors include her son, Sherwin III, a Manhattan-based art director and graphic designer, and his wife, Peggy, an interior designer, of Mount Vernon, N.Y; sister-in-law, Catherine Tilker of Lodi; nieces, Ruth Rogers of Sun Prairie and Chris Scoville of Cottage Grove, and Elaine Gomperts of Penfield, N.Y; nephews, Tom Tilker of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jim and Steve Tilker, of Phoenix, Ariz., Dennis Pearson, now in New Zealand, Jerry Tilker of Fort Wayne, Ind., Tom Harris of Anaheim, Calif., and Craig Harris, of Wilmington, N.C; and cousins. She was also preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers, Lawrence, Clarence, Herman, Frederick, William, John and Lucien Tilker; and her sister, Lucy Pearson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at 11 a.m. at SCHROEDER CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3325 E. Washington Ave., Madison. The Rev. Glen Reichelderfer and the Rev. John Thomas, of Christ Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 3325 E. Washington Ave.
     In July 1940 Mr and Mrs Herman Carl (H. C.) Tilker family visiting with relatives including her brother Laurence Krey and family, and her sister Mrs Theresa Funte.

Sherwin B. Harris Jr.

M, b. circa 1909, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSherwin B. Harris Jr. was also known as Bucky.

Lawrence Otto Tilker

M, b. 11 January 1906, d. before December 2004
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
  • Lawrence Otto Tilker was born on 11 January 1906 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Lawrence Otto Tilker died before December 2004.

Clarence Frederick Tilker

M, b. 9 August 1904, d. 1984
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
  • Clarence Frederick Tilker was born on 9 August 1904 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Clarence Frederick Tilker married Helen Lucile Moore on 16 May 1938 at Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Clarence Frederick Tilker died in 1984.

Waldemar Herman Tilker

M, b. October 1913, d. before December 2004
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWaldemar Herman Tilker was also known as Herman.
  • Waldemar Herman Tilker was baptized in October 1913 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was born in October 1913 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Waldemar Herman Tilker died before December 2004.

Friedrich Wilhelm Tilker

M, b. 31 May 1912, d. before December 2004
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriedrich Wilhelm Tilker was also known as Frederick.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Tilker was born on 31 May 1912 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Tilker was baptized on 21 July 1912 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He died before December 2004.

Wilhelm Theodore Tilker

M, b. 23 March 1916, d. 14 October 1991
Father*Herman Carl Tilker b. 11 Feb 1874, d. 1955
Mother*Anna Louise Krey b. 12 Dec 1878, d. 9 Mar 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm Theodore Tilker was also known as William.
  • Wilhelm Theodore Tilker married Catherine Bartholomew.
  • Wilhelm Theodore Tilker was born on 23 March 1916 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Carl Tilker and Anna Louise Krey.
  • Wilhelm Theodore Tilker was baptized on 9 April 1916 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He died on 14 October 1991 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 75.