Helene A. Friis

F, b. 4 January 1936, d. 22 January 2003
Father*Paul Andrew Friis b. 18 May 1890, d. 5 Mar 1966
Mother*Marguerite Altand b. 30 Sep 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHelene A. Friis was also known as Helen.
Married Namebefore 1975As of before 1975,her married name was Severson.
Married Name15 June 1975As of 15 June 1975,her married name was Schwanke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 January 1936Helene A. Friis was born on 4 January 1936 at Dane, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Andrew Friis and Marguerite Altand.
Death22 January 2003Helene A. Friis died on 22 January 2003 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 67 Helene A. Schwanke, age 67, of Monona, died on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center, after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. She was born on Jan. 4, 1936, in Stoughton, the daughter of Paul and Marguerite (Altand) Friis. Helene married David Schwanke, her beloved husband of 27 years. She was self-employed for many years in the home cleaning business. She will always he remembered for her love of birds and her beautiful gardens. Helene is survived by her husband, David; her children, Darrell (fiance, Barb), Dorothy (Twoie) Gallagher, Doug Severson, Diane (John) Hanson, and Daniel (Lynn) Severson; and special grandchildren, Tiffanie, Richard, Jon, Tim, Ryan, Justin, Lindsay, Melissa, and Emily. Helene was anticipating the arrival of her newest granddaughter, Lily Helene. She is further survived by great-grandchildren, Amber and Aaron; and many other relatives, including the Schwanke family, friends, and special "cousins." She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Debra Olsen; and two brothers, Paul and Marcel Friis. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003. The Rev. Arden Laper will preside. Burial will be in McFarland Cemetery.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1940Blooming Grove, Dane, WisconsinHelene A. Friis was listed as a daughter in Paul Andrew Friis's household on the 1940 Census at Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin.1

Child of Helene A. Friis

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4468; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13-6.

Paul Andrew Friis

M, b. 18 May 1890, d. 5 March 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 May 1890Paul Andrew Friis was born on 18 May 1890 at Veile, Denmark, also reported as Germany.
Marriagecirca 1919He married Marguerite Altand circa 1919.
Death5 March 1966Paul Andrew Friis died on 5 March 1966 at Wisconsin at age 75.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 January 1920Madison Ward 7, Dane, WisconsinPaul Andrew Friis was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin.1
18 April 1940Blooming Grove, Dane, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin.2
  • Paul Andrew Friis immigrated in 1912.
  • In 1942 traveling salesman for Harrison Oil Company.

Children of Paul Andrew Friis and Marguerite Altand

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1981; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 55; Image: 864.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4468; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13-6.

Marguerite Altand

F, b. 30 September 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarguerite Altand was also known as Marguerita.
Name VariationMarguerite Altand was also known as Margaret.
Married Namecirca 1919As of circa 1919,her married name was Friis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 September 1900Marguerite Altand was born on 30 September 1900 at France.
Marriagecirca 1919She married Paul Andrew Friis circa 1919.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 January 1920Madison Ward 7, Dane, WisconsinMarguerite Altand was listed as wife in Paul Andrew Friis's household on the 1920 Census at Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin.1
18 April 1940Blooming Grove, Dane, WisconsinMarguerite Altand was listed as wife in Paul Andrew Friis's household on the 1940 Census at Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin.2
  • Marguerite Altand immigrated on 8 June 1919 to Newport News, Virginia.
  • She was naturalized on 15 September 1924 at Circuit Court, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of Marguerite Altand and Paul Andrew Friis

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1981; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 55; Image: 864.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4468; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13-6.

Paul Donald Friis

M, b. 17 May 1921, d. 4 April 1995
Father*Paul Andrew Friis b. 18 May 1890, d. 5 Mar 1966
Mother*Marguerite Altand b. 30 Sep 1900
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 May 1921Paul Donald Friis was born on 17 May 1921 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Paul Andrew Friis and Marguerite Altand.
Marriage8 March 1995Paul Donald Friis married Ruby May Haak on 8 March 1995 at Dane, Wisconsin.
Death4 April 1995Paul Donald Friis died on 4 April 1995 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 73.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1940Blooming Grove, Dane, WisconsinPaul Donald Friis was listed as a son in Paul Andrew Friis's household on the 1940 Census at Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin.1
  • On 15 October 1942 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Wisconsin, Name: Paul D Friis
    Birth Year: 1921
    Race: White, Citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin
    State of Residence: Wisconsin
    County or City: Dane

    Enlistment Date: 15 Oct 1942
    Enlistment State: Wisconsin
    Enlistment City: Milwaukee
    Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life

    Education: 1 year of college
    Civil Occupation: Semiskilled garage laborers and car washers and greasers
    Marital Status: Married
    Height: 61
    Weight: 100.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Blooming Grove, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4468; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13-6.

Marcel Friis

M, b. 4 February 1920, d. 21 April 1988
Father*Paul Andrew Friis b. 18 May 1890, d. 5 Mar 1966
Mother*Marguerite Altand b. 30 Sep 1900
Life EventDateDescription
DivorceMarcel Friis and Irene M. (?) were divorced.
MarriageMarcel Friis married Irene M. (?).
Birth4 February 1920Marcel Friis was born on 4 February 1920 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Paul Andrew Friis and Marguerite Altand.
Death21 April 1988Marcel Friis died on 21 April 1988 at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1940Madison, Dane, WisconsinMarcel Friis was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.1

Child of Marcel Friis and Irene M. (?)

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4469; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 13-54.

Debra Schwanke

F, d. before 2003
Mother*Helene A. Friis b. 4 Jan 1936, d. 22 Jan 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Olsen.
Life EventDateDescription
Debra Schwanke was the daughter of Helene A. Friis.
Deathbefore 2003Debra Schwanke died before 2003.

Jackie Lee Dobson

M, b. 27 December 1932, d. 19 September 1999
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 December 1932Jackie Lee Dobson was born on 27 December 1932.
Death19 September 1999He died on 19 September 1999 at age 66.
  • Jackie Lee Dobson obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois.

Dewitt Clinton Emery

M, b. 13 December 1882, d. 10 December 1958
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 December 1882Dewitt Clinton Emery was born on 13 December 1882 at Iowa, Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1923He married Laurelda Marcella (?) circa 1923.
Death10 December 1958Dewitt Clinton Emery died on 10 December 1958 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 75.

Children of Dewitt Clinton Emery and Laurelda Marcella (?)

Laurelda Marcella (?)

F, b. 4 January 1901, d. 10 September 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1923As of circa 1923,her married name was Emery.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 January 1901Laurelda Marcella (?) was born on 4 January 1901 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1923She married Dewitt Clinton Emery circa 1923.
Death10 September 1984Laurelda Marcella (?) died on 10 September 1984 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83.

Children of Laurelda Marcella (?) and Dewitt Clinton Emery

Marcella Laurelda Emery

F, b. 26 December 1925, d. 7 December 2002
Father*Dewitt Clinton Emery b. 13 Dec 1882, d. 10 Dec 1958
Mother*Laurelda Marcella (?) b. 4 Jan 1901, d. 10 Sep 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Page.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 December 1925Marcella Laurelda Emery was born on 26 December 1925 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dewitt Clinton Emery and Laurelda Marcella (?).
Death7 December 2002Marcella Laurelda Emery died on 7 December 2002 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 76.

La Verne Emery

M, b. circa 1924
Father*Dewitt Clinton Emery b. 13 Dec 1882, d. 10 Dec 1958
Mother*Laurelda Marcella (?) b. 4 Jan 1901, d. 10 Sep 1984
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1924La Verne Emery was born circa 1924 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Dewitt Clinton Emery and Laurelda Marcella (?).

William Wilkinson

M, b. September 1874, d. 22 November 1951
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1874William Wilkinson was born in September 1874 at England.
Marriage1 August 1895He married Fanny Maria Jeffcott on 1 August 1895.
Death22 November 1951William Wilkinson died on 22 November 1951 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 21, Cook, IllinoisWilliam Wilkinson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois.1
10 May 1910Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.2
29 January 1920Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.3
  • William Wilkinson immigrated in 1895.
  • He witnessed the naturalization of Charles Schwanke on 20 January 1919 at Circuit Court, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of William Wilkinson and Fanny Maria Jeffcott

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T623_271; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 639.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1708; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0076; Image: 489; FHL Number: 1375721.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1982; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 155.

Fanny Maria Jeffcott

F, b. June 1864, d. 17 October 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 August 1895As of 1 August 1895,her married name was Wilkinson.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1864Fanny Maria Jeffcott was born in June 1864 at England.
Marriage1 August 1895She married William Wilkinson on 1 August 1895.
Death17 October 1942Fanny Maria Jeffcott died on 17 October 1942 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 21, Cook, IllinoisFanny Maria Jeffcott was listed as wife in William Wilkinson's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois.1
10 May 1910Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinFanny Maria Jeffcott was listed as wife in William Wilkinson's household on the 1910 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.2
29 January 1920Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinFanny Maria Jeffcott was listed as wife in William Wilkinson's household on the 1920 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.3
  • Fanny Maria Jeffcott immigrated in 1895.
  • She had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 4 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Children of Fanny Maria Jeffcott and William Wilkinson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T623_271; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 639.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1708; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0076; Image: 489; FHL Number: 1375721.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1982; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 155.

Ruth Wilkinson

F, b. February 1898, d. 17 December 1981
Father*William Wilkinson b. Sep 1874, d. 22 Nov 1951
Mother*Fanny Maria Jeffcott b. Jun 1864, d. 17 Oct 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 September 1955As of 24 September 1955,her married name was Larson.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1898Ruth Wilkinson was born in February 1898 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
She was the daughter of William Wilkinson and Fanny Maria Jeffcott.
Marriage24 September 1955Ruth Wilkinson married Osker Larson on 24 September 1955.
Death17 December 1981Ruth Wilkinson died on 17 December 1981 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83 Ruth (Wilkinson) Larson obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal December 18, 1981 - Ruth (Wilkinson) Larson obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 21, Cook, IllinoisRuth Wilkinson was listed as a daughter in William Wilkinson's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois.1
10 May 1910Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinRuth Wilkinson was listed as a daughter in William Wilkinson's household on the 1910 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.2
29 January 1920Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinRuth Wilkinson was listed as a daughter in William Wilkinson's household on the 1920 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T623_271; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 639.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1708; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0076; Image: 489; FHL Number: 1375721.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1982; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 155.

William Thomas Wilkinson

M, b. 17 August 1899, d. 18 June 1968
Father*William Wilkinson b. Sep 1874, d. 22 Nov 1951
Mother*Fanny Maria Jeffcott b. Jun 1864, d. 17 Oct 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 August 1899William Thomas Wilkinson was born on 17 August 1899 at Illinois.
He was the son of William Wilkinson and Fanny Maria Jeffcott.
Death18 June 1968William Thomas Wilkinson died on 18 June 1968 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 21, Cook, IllinoisWilliam Thomas Wilkinson was listed as a son in William Wilkinson's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois.1
10 May 1910Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinWilliam Thomas Wilkinson was listed as a son in William Wilkinson's household on the 1910 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T623_271; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 639.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1708; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0076; Image: 489; FHL Number: 1375721.

Herbert Wilkinson

M, b. 1 June 1902, d. February 1985
Father*William Wilkinson b. Sep 1874, d. 22 Nov 1951
Mother*Fanny Maria Jeffcott b. Jun 1864, d. 17 Oct 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 June 1902Herbert Wilkinson was born on 1 June 1902 at Dane, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Wilkinson and Fanny Maria Jeffcott.
DeathFebruary 1985Herbert Wilkinson died in February 1985 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 May 1910Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinHerbert Wilkinson was listed as a son in William Wilkinson's household on the 1910 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.1
29 January 1920Mazomanie, Dane, WisconsinHerbert Wilkinson was listed as a son in William Wilkinson's household on the 1920 Census at Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1708; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0076; Image: 489; FHL Number: 1375721.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1982; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 155.

Maurice H. Slaney

M, b. 22 July 1923, d. 2 August 2013
Father*William Slaney
Mother*Myrtle (?)
Maurice H. Slaney
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 July 1923Maurice H. Slaney was born on 22 July 1923.
He was the son of William Slaney and Myrtle (?).
Death2 August 2013Maurice H. Slaney died on 2 August 2013 at age 90 Maurice H. Slaney, age 90, of Reedsburg, passed on to his Heavenly Home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 2, 2013. He was born on July 22, 1923 in Richland County, the son of William and Myrtle Slaney. He was united in marriage to Lorna Klitzke on June 1, 1954. Maurice was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. He had farmed for most of his life. He was well known for selling produce in downtown Reedsburg. Maurice and Lorna enjoyed twenty-five winters in Mesa, Arizona making many wonderful friends. They also enjoyed traveling especially to Hawaii and a fifty-two day trip to Canada and Alaska. Survivors include his wife, Lorna; two sons: Gary (Karen) Slaney, of Oregon, WI and Tim (Carla) Slaney, of Tyrone, Georgia; three grandchildren: Carli, Brad and Zach. His sisters: Irma Sarahan, Agnes, Backes, Myrtle Faultersack, Monica Ballweg and Joyce Williams; one brother: Bill Slaney; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Lyle, George and Marcella Slaney. Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 5, 2013 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Private family burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter's Hardship Fund or the Sauk County Health Care Center would be appreciated. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Sauk County Health Care Center for their exceptional care. Our appreciation is also extended to Pastors Crolius and Klingbeil for their many prayers and visits. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ray Newbury

M, b. circa 1936
Ray Newbury 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1936Ray Newbury was born circa 1936.
  • Ray Newbury graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Joe Lechner

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoe Lechner married Leona E. Paulus, daughter of George J. Paulus and Anna T. Alt.

Irene M. (?)

F, b. circa 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Friis.
Life EventDateDescription
DivorceIrene M. (?) and Marcel Friis were divorced.
MarriageIrene M. (?) married Marcel Friis, son of Paul Andrew Friis and Marguerite Altand.
Birthcirca 1920Irene M. (?) was born circa 1920 at Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1940Madison, Dane, WisconsinIrene M. (?) was listed as wife in Marcel Friis's household on the 1940 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.1

Child of Irene M. (?) and Marcel Friis

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4469; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 13-54.

Karen Rose Neely

F, b. 12 November 1939, d. 8 April 2011
Father*Lawrence Neely b. c 1908
Mother*Evelyn Ritchie b. c 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name31 October 1959As of 31 October 1959,her married name was Friis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 November 1939Karen Rose Neely was born on 12 November 1939 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Lawrence Neely and Evelyn Ritchie.
Death8 April 2011Karen Rose Neely died on 8 April 2011 at age 71 Karen Rose Friis, age 71, died peacefully at her home Friday, April 8, 2011, with her family at her side after a short battle with cancer. Karen was born in New London on November 12, 1939 to the late Lawrence and Evelyn (Ritchie) Neely. She spent her childhood years being raised in Bear Creek. Karen married John Friis, her best friend and lover of 52 years on October 31, 1959. They spent 1 ½ years in Germany while in the Army. They then made their home and raised their family in Appleton for 23 years before moving to Sherwood. Karen worked for 25 years at St. Elizabeth Hospital, and 20 years at Valley Family Practice. Karen and John's visit to the Holy Land in 2007 was the highlight of their travels - dreams do come true. Her gift, given by God, was herself, she was always the first to sit with anyone who was sick or in the hospital, bring them dinner, or just be their friend. She always showed people real love. Her biggest joys in life were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She is now in the arms of her beloved and precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She will be missed by her loving husband John "Mike," Sherwood; 2 daughters: Lisa M. (Mike) Nass, Appleton and Julie A. (Dan) Braun, Fremont; son Brad J. (Diana) Friis, Appleton; 6 grandchildren: Christian (Sarah) Nass, Temple, TX., Aaron Nass, Appleton, Andrew (Ashlee) Nass, Appleton, Tyler Friis, Appleton, Nicole Friis, Appleton, and Brodie Braun, Fremont; 2 great grandchildren: Angelia Nass and Elijah Timothy Nass; a sister, Eileen (Jim) Gossens, Clintonville; a brother, Jerry (Dona) Neely, Clintonville. She is further survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A Memorial Service for Karen will be held at 11 am Saturday, April 16, at Christ The Rock Church, W 6254 Hwy 10-114, Menasha, with Rev. Bill Lenz officiating. Friends may call directly at the church on Saturday from 9 am until the time of service. Inurnment will take place at St. Mary Cemetery, Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established.

Lawrence Neely

M, b. circa 1908
Father*Daniel Neely b. c 1869, d. a 1940
Mother*Louisa (?) b. c 1872, d. a 1940
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLawrence Neely married Evelyn Ritchie.
Birthcirca 1908Lawrence Neely was born circa 1908 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Daniel Neely and Louisa (?).

Child of Lawrence Neely and Evelyn Ritchie

James Paul Friis

M, b. 26 February 1938, d. 4 November 1994
Father*Marcel Friis b. 4 Feb 1920, d. 21 Apr 1988
Mother*Irene M. (?) b. c 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 February 1938James Paul Friis was born on 26 February 1938 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Marcel Friis and Irene M. (?).
Death4 November 1994James Paul Friis died on 4 November 1994 at age 56.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1940Madison, Dane, WisconsinJames Paul Friis was listed as a son in Marcel Friis's household on the 1940 Census at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.1
  • James Paul Friis obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Chapmansboro, Cheatham, Tennessee.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4469; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 13-54.

Joseph Siberz

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Siberz married Josephine Genteman.

Children of Joseph Siberz and Josephine Genteman

Josephine Genteman

F, b. 12 February 1886, d. October 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Siberz.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJosephine Genteman married Joseph Siberz.
Birth12 February 1886Josephine Genteman was born on 12 February 1886.
DeathOctober 1973She died in October 1973 at age 87.

Children of Josephine Genteman and Joseph Siberz

Alice J. Siberz

F, b. 4 May 1920, d. 21 July 2007
Father*Joseph Siberz
Mother*Josephine Genteman b. 12 Feb 1886, d. Oct 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 May 1920Alice J. Siberz was born on 4 May 1920.
She was the daughter of Joseph Siberz and Josephine Genteman.
Death21 July 2007Alice J. Siberz died on 21 July 2007 at age 87.

James C. Siberz

M, b. 11 October 1924, d. 10 April 2006
Father*Joseph Siberz
Mother*Josephine Genteman b. 12 Feb 1886, d. Oct 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 October 1924James C. Siberz was born on 11 October 1924.
He was the son of Joseph Siberz and Josephine Genteman.
Death10 April 2006James C. Siberz died on 10 April 2006 at age 81.

Mary Jane Siberz

F, b. 25 May 1918, d. 5 September 2010
Father*Joseph Siberz
Mother*Josephine Genteman b. 12 Feb 1886, d. Oct 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 June 1956As of 23 June 1956,her married name was McCoy.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 May 1918Mary Jane Siberz was born on 25 May 1918.
She was the daughter of Joseph Siberz and Josephine Genteman.
Marriage23 June 1956Mary Jane Siberz married Edward McCoy on 23 June 1956.
Death5 September 2010Mary Jane Siberz died on 5 September 2010 at age 92 Mary Jane McCoy, age 92, of Larimore, N.D. passed away on Sunday, September 5 at the Good Samaritan Center in Larimore. Mary Jane was born May 25, 1918 in Baraboo, WI, the oldest child of Joseph and Josephine (Genteman) Siberz.

Mary Jane grew up on a dairy farm in the bluffs by Baraboo. She worked as a nurse's aid, a nanny, and spent many years at General Finance in Chicago. It was in Chicago that she met the love of her life, Edward. They met dancing at the Aragon Ballroom during WW II, while Edward was working in Chicago. They were married June 23, 1956 in Baraboo. Mary Jane moved to a farm in Logan Center, where she and Edward lived until 1983 when they moved to Larimore. Edward passed away on April 9, 1985.

Mary Jane loved living on the farm, being active in Logan Center Homemakers and St. Stephens Altar Society. She enjoyed visiting with family and comforting others.

Mary Jane is survived by her sons: Dennis (Kristin) McCoy, Northwood, ND; and Dean (Yvonne) McCoy, Vista, CA; grandchildren: Jennifer (Bryan) Johnson, Shaun, Molly, Jeff and Chad; 1 great grandchild Nathaniel Johnson; 11 nieces and 8 nephews; 1 brother Raymond (Carolyn) Siberz, Baraboo, WI and 1 brother-in-law, Wes McCoy, Richfield, MN. Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edward; brother James (and wife Joan); sister Alice; sister-in-law Mary McCoy; and sister-in-law Opal (and husband Ray) Taylor.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Larimore at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 10. Visitation will be in the church from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Rosary to follow. Visitation will resume for one hour prior to the Funeral Mass on Friday.

Rite of Christian Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery, Larimore.

Edward McCoy

M, b. 27 April 1919, d. 9 April 1985
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 April 1919Edward McCoy was born on 27 April 1919.
Marriage23 June 1956He married Mary Jane Siberz, daughter of Joseph Siberz and Josephine Genteman, on 23 June 1956.
Death9 April 1985Edward McCoy died on 9 April 1985 at age 65.
  • Edward McCoy lived at Larimore, Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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