Henry Burmester Sr.

M, b. November 1835, d. before 1920
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1835Henry Burmester Sr. was born in November 1835 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1882He married Anna Schrader circa 1882 at second marriage for him; first for her.
Deathbefore 1920Henry Burmester Sr. died before 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Mott, Franklin, IowaHenry Burmester Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Mott, Franklin, Iowa, surname listed as Burmaster.1
19 April 1910Mott, Franklin, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Mott, Franklin, Iowa, living next door to H. F. Burmester.2

Child of Henry Burmester Sr.

Children of Henry Burmester Sr. and Anna Schrader

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Mott, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T623_432; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 136.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mott, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T624_403; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0157; Image: 163; FHL Number: 1374416.

Lena Burmester

F, b. December 1890
Father*Henry Burmester Sr. b. Nov 1835, d. b 1920
Mother*Anna Schrader b. c 1854, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1890Lena Burmester was born in December 1890 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Henry Burmester Sr. and Anna Schrader.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Lena Burmester was never married.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Mott, Franklin, IowaLena Burmester was listed as a daughter in Henry Burmester Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Mott, Franklin, Iowa; surname listed as Burmaster.1
19 April 1910Mott, Franklin, IowaLena Burmester was listed as a daughter in Henry Burmester Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Mott, Franklin, Iowa; living next door to H. F. Burmester.2
1920Hampton Ward 4, Franklin, IowaLena Burmester was listed as a daughter in Anna Schrader's household on the 1920 Census at Hampton Ward 4, Franklin, Iowa.3
7 April 1930Hampton, Franklin, IowaLena Burmester was listed as a daughter in Anna Schrader's household on the 1930 Census at Hampton, Franklin, Iowa.4

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Mott, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T623_432; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 136.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Mott, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T624_403; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0157; Image: 163; FHL Number: 1374416.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Hampton Ward 4, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T625_490; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 177; Image: 759.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Hampton, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: 655; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 878.0.

August Reinke

M, b. 16 December 1898, d. 27 February 1974
Father*Henry Reinke b. Dec 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Catherine Krueger b. Jul 1860, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAugust Reinke was also known as Reinecke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 December 1898August Reinke was born on 16 December 1898 at Iowa.
He was the son of Henry Reinke and Catherine Krueger.
Marriage16 October 1936August Reinke married Laura Lydia Vonderohe, daughter of Henry J. Vonderohe Jr. and Emma Bisping, on 16 October 1936 at Wheatland, Allamakee, Iowa.
Death27 February 1974August Reinke died on 27 February 1974 at age 75.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 June 1900Union City, Allamakee, IowaAugust Reinke was listed as a son in Henry Reinke's household on the 1900 Census at Union City, Allamakee, Iowa.1
20 April 1910Union, Allamakee, IowaAugust Reinke was listed as a son in Henry Reinke's household on the 1910 Census at Union, Allamakee, Iowa; surname listed as Reinecke.2
1920Union, Allamakee, IowaAugust Reinke was listed as a son in Henry Reinke's household on the 1920 Census at Union, Allamakee, Iowa; surname listed as Reinecke.3
  • August Reinke obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence New Albin, Allamakee, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Union City, Allamakee, Iowa; Roll: T623_416; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 16.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Union, Allamakee, Iowa; Roll: T624_390; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0016; Image: 956; FHL Number: 1374403.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Union, Allamakee, Iowa; Roll: T625_476; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 1180.

Albert Henry Krueger

M, b. 6 April 1896, d. 1 January 1939
Father*Henry Krueger d. b 1939
Mother*unknown (?) d. a 1939
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 April 1896Albert Henry Krueger was born on 6 April 1896 at Minnesota.
He was the son of Henry Krueger and unknown (?).
Marriage24 July 1929Albert Henry Krueger married Emma Vonderohe, daughter of Henry J. Vonderohe Jr. and Emma Bisping, on 24 July 1929.
Death1 January 1939Albert Henry Krueger died on 1 January 1939 at age 42 On the first day of this new year it pleased the Lord to call from us and plant into the home above, a true Christian devoted husband, father and friend. About five weeks ago the deceased took ill with pneumonia and was taken to the St. Francis hospital, La Crosse, for treatment and where he received the best of care. As it seemed he was well on the way of recovery; however, complications set in, causing a severe hemmorhage and with brought about his death, rather unexpectedly.
Albert Henry Krueger was born on April 6, 1896, on his folks farm in Houston County, Minn., where he lived the greater part of his life. About ten years ago he went to Elmhurst, Il., where he was employed at the Elmhurst College for five years. The last five years he spent farming on the J. W. Meyer farm in Union City township.
He was married to Emma Vonderohe on July 24, 1929. They were blessed with two daughters, Eleanor 7 and Helen 5 years. Besides his beloved wife and daughters, he leaves to mourn his aged mother, Mrs. Henry Krueger of New Albin, two sisters, Mrs. Walter Fetketter of French Creek township and Mrs. Norman Lueck of Dakota, Minn; four brothers, Walter, Alfred and Henry of this vicinity and George of near Caledonia, Minn., besides many other relatives and freinds.
The funeral services were held at St. John's Church in Wheatland on Wednesday, Jan 4., Rev. A. Suedmeier officiating, who preached on that we need not mourn as those who have no hope, and who said that he truly loved his Master and church above all others, and that he was a true church member. His body was laid to rest in the nearby cemetery.
All too soon was Alber taken from us but we know we shall see him again in his Home above.
Those from out of town in attendance at the funeral were: Mrs. Rika Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Reinke of Caledonia, Minn; and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lueck, Dakota, Minn; Rev. A. Vonderohe of Warsaw, Ill., and E. H. Vonderohe and son Robert of Elmhust, Illinois.

Henry Krueger

M, d. before 1939
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1896Henry Krueger married unknown (?) before 1896.
Deathbefore 1939Henry Krueger died before 1939.

Child of Henry Krueger and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F, d. after 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1896As of before 1896,her married name was Krueger.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1896Unknown (?) married Henry Krueger before 1896.
Deathafter 1939Unknown (?) died after 1939.

Child of unknown (?) and Henry Krueger

Henry Hahn

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Hahn married Bertha Pohlman.

Children of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman

Bertha Pohlman

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hahn.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBertha Pohlman married Henry Hahn.

Children of Bertha Pohlman and Henry Hahn

Arthur Hahn

M, d. before October 2002
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArthur Hahn was also known as Art.
Life EventDateDescription
Arthur Hahn was the son of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Deathbefore October 2002Arthur Hahn died before October 2002.

Henry Hahn

M, d. before October 2002
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Life EventDateDescription
Henry Hahn was the son of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Deathbefore October 2002Henry Hahn died before October 2002.

George A. Hahn

M, b. 26 December 1907, d. 30 September 2002
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 December 1907George A. Hahn was born on 26 December 1907.
He was the son of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Death30 September 2002George A. Hahn died on 30 September 2002 at age 94 George A. Hahn, 94, formerly of New Albin, IA, died Monday, September 30, 2002, at the Claddagh House in La Crescent, MN. He was born December 26, 1907, in Jefferson Township, Houston County, MN, to Henry and Bertha (Pohlman) Hahn. George was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army Infantry in the Allution Islands.
He farmed in Jefferson Township on his home farm, where he lived his entire life. George also enjoyed commercial fishing, trapping and hunting and other outdoor activities. He was the eldest member of the Kenneth Casey VFW Post 5603 of New Albin.
Survivors include two sisters, Marie Vonderohe and Edna Renk, both of New Albin; a brother, Ray (Esther) of La Crescent; a sister-in-law, Mildred (Hahn) Mohwinkle, Dorchester, IA; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alma Vonderohe and Esther Schaller; three brothers, Arthur, Henry and Edward Hahn; and a niece, Bonnie Hahn.
Services were held Thursday, October 3, at 2 p.m. at the New Albin Community Center. Rev. William Reese officiated. Burial was in the New Albin City Cemetery with military honors by the Kenneth Casey VFW Post 5603. Friends called at the New Albin Community Center on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service. Haugen-Roble-Jandt Funeral Home, Caledonia, was in charge of arrangements.

Edward Hahn

M, d. before October 2002
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Life EventDateDescription
Edward Hahn was the son of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Deathbefore October 2002Edward Hahn died before October 2002.

Marie Hahn

F, b. 5 February 1910, d. 13 April 2003
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 September 1934As of 26 September 1934,her married name was Vonderohe.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 February 1910Marie Hahn was born on 5 February 1910.
She was the daughter of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Marriage26 September 1934Marie Hahn married Henry Eddie Vonderohe, son of Henry J. Vonderohe Jr. and Emma Bisping, on 26 September 1934.
Death13 April 2003Marie Hahn died on 13 April 2003 at age 93 Marie Vonderohe, 93, of New Albin, died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at the Caledonia Lutheran Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 16 at St. John's United Church of Christ, Wheatland. Rev. Paul Burgess officiated the service. Burial was in the church cemetery. Haugen-Roble-Jandt Funeral Home, Caledonia, was in charge of arrangements. Marie was born February 5, 1910, in Jefferson Township, Houston County, to Henry and Bertha (Pohlman) Hahn. Marie was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Albin and she attended rural school in Jefferson Township. On September 26, 1934, she married Henry Vonderohe at St. Peter's U.C.C. in New Albin. Together they farmed in Union City Township, Iowa, from 1934 until 1961, when they moved to New Albin. Marie then worked at the Garment Company in La Crosse and Northern Engraving in Lansing. She also worked as a cook at the New Albin Elementary School. On June 26, 1977, Henry preceded Marie in death. Marie then served as a volunteer at Makee Manor in Waukon for the last 25 years. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Wheatland, where she served on the Women's Fellowship. Marie enjoyed crocheting, quilting, making craft items, and spending time at the New Albin Senior Citizens. Survivors include two sons, Donald (Helen) and Ronald (Joyce), both of New Albin; ten grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Edna Renk of New Albin; one brother, Raymond (Esther) Hahn of La Crescent, Minn; and one sister-in-law, Martha Vonderohe of Lansing. In addition to her husband, Marie was preceded in death by her parents; a great-granddaughter, Nicole Meiners; two sisters, Alma Vonderohe and Esther Schaller; and four brothers, Arthur, Henry, Edward, and George Hahn.

Esther Hahn

F, d. before October 2002
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schaller.
Life EventDateDescription
Esther Hahn was the daughter of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Deathbefore October 2002Esther Hahn died before October 2002.

Edna M. Hahn

F, b. 14 March 1911, d. 7 September 2006
Father*Henry Hahn
Mother*Bertha Pohlman
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 May 1939As of 3 May 1939,her married name was Renk.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 March 1911Edna M. Hahn was born on 14 March 1911 at Minnesota.
She was the daughter of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman.
Marriage3 May 1939Edna M. Hahn married Alvin Renk, son of August Renk and Ida Kurk, on 3 May 1939.
Death7 September 2006Edna M. Hahn died on 7 September 2006 at age 95 Edna M. Renk, 95, of New Albin, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2006, at Thornton Manor, Lansing, Iowa. Funeral services were held Monday, September 11, at St. John's United Church of Christ, Wheatland, with Rev. Paul Burgess officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Haugen-Roble-Jandt Funeral Home, Caledonia, was in charge of arrangements.

Edna was born March 14, 1911, in Jefferson Township, Houston County, Minn., to Henry and Bertha (Pohlman) Hahn. Edna was confirmed at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Albin, Iowa, April 13, 1924.

May 3, 1939, she married Alvin Renk at St. Peter's UCC, New Albin. Together they farmed for many years in Union City Township, Iowa (Wheatland) until 1975 when they moved into New Albin. November 29, 1989, Alvin preceded Edna in death.

Edna was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Wheatland. She was an active member of her church, was a very active volunteer serving as a 40+ year volunteer at the Allamakee County Care Facility, and was active with 4-H over the years. Edna also enjoyed quilting until she lost her eyesight in 1991.

Survivors include one son, Kermit (Carol) Renk of New Albin; two grandchildren, Tom Renk of New Albin and Janell (Charles) Stendel of Churchtown, Iowa; two great-grandchildren, Charles and Jacob Stendel; one brother, Ray (Esther) Hahn of La Crescent, Minn; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Edna was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Art, Henry, George, and Edward Hahn; and three sisters, Marie Vonderohe, Esther Schaller, and Alma Vonderohe.

Alvin Renk

M, b. 5 July 1911, d. 29 November 1989
Father*August Renk b. 17 Jul 1882, d. 2 Jan
Mother*Ida Kurk
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvin Renk was also known as Alven.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 July 1911Alvin Renk was born on 5 July 1911 at Iowa.
He was the son of August Renk and Ida Kurk.
Marriage3 May 1939Alvin Renk married Edna M. Hahn, daughter of Henry Hahn and Bertha Pohlman, on 3 May 1939.
Death29 November 1989Alvin Renk died on 29 November 1989 at age 78 Alvin H. Renk, 78, New Albin, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1989, in Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon. He was born July 5, 1911, in Union City Township, Allamakee County to August and Ida (Kurk) Renk. He married Edna Hahn on May 3, 1939, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Albin. Survivors are his wife, Edna; a son, Kermit and his wife Carol of New Albin; two grandchildren, Thomas and Janelle; two sisters, Olga Vonderohe and Amanda Kruse, both of New Albin. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John's United Church of Christ, Wheatland. The Revs. Louise and Douglas Gordon-Dennison will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Haugen-Roble Funeral Home, Caledonia, Minn., is in charge of arrangements.

August Renk

M, b. 17 July 1882, d. 2 January
Father*Henry Renk
Mother*Dorothea Meyer
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 July 1882August Renk was born on 17 July 1882 at Hanover, Germany.
He was the son of Henry Renk and Dorothea Meyer.
Marriage21 December 1910August Renk married Ida Kurk on 21 December 1910.
Death2 JanuaryAugust Renk died on 2 January On Saturday morning, Jan. 2nd at 8:30 o’clock, the Angel of Death once more summoned a devoted husband, loving father and friend of everyone– August Renk, who died after an illness of only two days. On the morning of Dec. 31st while going out to do his chores he fell on the ice, seeming to be unhurt, but became unconscious a short time after, and remained in that condition until the end.

August Renk, son of the late Henry Renk and Dorothea (Meyer) Renk, was born in Hanover, Germany, July 17, 1882. When three years of age in 1885, he came to America with his parents, settling on a farm in Union City township, and on which farm he spent most all of his life, which he purchased of his father soon after his marriage. On April 11, 1897, he was confirmed by the late Rev. B. Vogelsan, and on Dec. 21, 1910, was united in marriage to Miss Ida Kurk by the late Rev. K. Bizer. He was a school director and township trustee for a number of years, and was a true and faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Church for a number of years, and was treasurer of the church at the time of his death. He was a home lover, most satisfied to be with his loved ones, a successful farmer; and will be greatly missed by his family, neighbors and friends.

Surviving are his sorely bereft wife, one son Alven, two daughters, Olga and Amanda, all at home, and three brothers, William, Henry and Herman, all of this vicinity; one brother, Fred, preceded him in death some years ago.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 5th at one o’clock at the home, and at 1:30 at the St. John’s church of Wheatland. It was one of the largest attended funerals held in Wheatland. Burial took place in the church cemetery.

Pall bearers were the six elders of the church, namely: Alfred Krueger, Henry Vonderohe, A.C. Wuennecke, Herman Reinke, Geo. H. Meyer and Henry Bisping. .Rev. A. Suedmeyer officiated.

Children of August Renk and Ida Kurk

Ida Kurk

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 December 1910As of 21 December 1910,her married name was Renk.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage21 December 1910Ida Kurk married August Renk, son of Henry Renk and Dorothea Meyer, on 21 December 1910.

Children of Ida Kurk and August Renk

Amanda Louise Rosina Renk

F, b. 17 August 1917, d. 23 February 2004
Father*August Renk b. 17 Jul 1882, d. 2 Jan
Mother*Ida Kurk
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 February 1939As of 16 February 1939,her married name was Kruse.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 August 1917Amanda Louise Rosina Renk was born on 17 August 1917.
She was the daughter of August Renk and Ida Kurk.
Marriage16 February 1939Amanda Louise Rosina Renk married William P. Kruse, son of Louis H. Kruse and Frieda Catherine Heitman, on 16 February 1939.
Death23 February 2004Amanda Louise Rosina Renk died on 23 February 2004 at age 86 Amanda Louise Rosina Renk Kruse, 86, of New Albin, IA, died Monday, February 23, 2004 at Thornton Manor Care, Lansing, IA. She was born to August and Ida (Kurk) Renk on a farm near New Albin on August 17, 1917. On February 16, 1939 she married William P. Kruse. They farmed near Dorchester, IA for 45 years. Amanda was a homemaker who enjoyed her family, home and community.
She belonged to the church choir, active in the Ladies Aid, Sunday School and the church choir at St. Luke’s UCC, Eitzen. Amanda also was a member of the Women’s Farm Bureau, volunteered at various nursing homes and other activities in the community. She worked at Northern Engraving about 10 years where she was a union steward. Her hobbies were gardening, taking care of stray animals, feeding the birds in her home and quilting.
Amanda is survived by her daughter, Maryann (Gary) Stenlund, Brandon, FL; a son, Paul (Monica) Kruse, Onalaska, WI; three grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William, an infant daughter, Katherine and a son David, her brother Alvin Renk and her sister Olga Vonderohe.
Services will be 1 p.m., Friday, February 27 at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Wayne Lura will officiate. Friends may call at Haugen-Roble-Jandt Funeral Home, Caledonia on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and on Friday at the church from 12 noon until the time of service.

Children of Amanda Louise Rosina Renk and William P. Kruse

William P. Kruse

M, b. 13 September 1912, d. 15 May 1995
Father*Louis H. Kruse b. c 1872, d. a 1925
Mother*Frieda Catherine Heitman b. c 1878, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam P. Kruse was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 September 1912William P. Kruse was born on 13 September 1912 at Iowa.
He was the son of Louis H. Kruse and Frieda Catherine Heitman.
Marriage16 February 1939William P. Kruse married Amanda Louise Rosina Renk, daughter of August Renk and Ida Kurk, on 16 February 1939.
Death15 May 1995William P. Kruse died on 15 May 1995 at age 82 William P. Kruse, 82, of New Albin died Thursday, May 15, 1995 at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon.
He was born Sept. 13, 1912 on his home farm in Union City Township, Allamakee County, IA to Louis and Frieda (Heitman) Kruse. On Feb. 16, 1939 he married Amanda Renk at St. John's (Wheatland) Church in rural New Albin. Together they lived on William's home farm until 1980 when they moved to New Albin.
William enjoyed many outdoor activities including fishing, gardening and farming. He also was a lifetime Chicago Cubs fan. William was a simple man with traditional values who enjoyed little successes in life.
He was a lifetime member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Eitzen, where he served at one time on two church councils. He was also on the school board for the Harmony Country schoolhouse in Union City Township.
Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Mary Ann (Greg) Stenlund of Brandon, FL; a son Paul (Monica) of Onalaska, WI; three grandchildren, Tanya, Derek and Justin Kruse; four sisters, Esther Haar of LaCrosse, WI; Violet (Arch) McKay of Eagle Grove; Helen Howard) Hauser of Caledonia, MN; and Norma Wagner of Walnut Creek, CA; and one brother, Harry Kruse of Eitzen, MN.
William was preceded in death by a son David; an infant daughter; a brother John and two sisters, Lula Todd and Irma Reinke.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke's United Church of Christ, Eitzen. Rev. Thomas Laufer officiated and burial was in the church cemetery.
The Haugen-Roble-Jandt funeral home, Caledonia, was in charge of arrangements.

Children of William P. Kruse and Amanda Louise Rosina Renk

David Kruse

M, d. before February 2004
Father*William P. Kruse b. 13 Sep 1912, d. 15 May 1995
Mother*Amanda Louise Rosina Renk b. 17 Aug 1917, d. 23 Feb 2004
Life EventDateDescription
David Kruse was the son of William P. Kruse and Amanda Louise Rosina Renk.
Deathbefore February 2004David Kruse died before February 2004.

Katherine Kruse

F
Father*William P. Kruse b. 13 Sep 1912, d. 15 May 1995
Mother*Amanda Louise Rosina Renk b. 17 Aug 1917, d. 23 Feb 2004
Life EventDateDescription
Katherine Kruse was the daughter of William P. Kruse and Amanda Louise Rosina Renk.
DeathKatherine Kruse died at died in infancy.

Martha D. (?)

F, b. 18 December 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vonderohe.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha D. (?) married Albert W. Vonderohe, son of Henry J. Vonderohe Jr. and Emma Bisping.
Birth18 December 1914Martha D. (?) was born on 18 December 1914.

Elmer William Staggemeier

M, b. 31 March 1914, d. 8 May 2007
Father*August Staggemeier
Mother*Martha Gade
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 March 1914Elmer William Staggemeier was born on 31 March 1914 at Iowa.
He was the son of August Staggemeier and Martha Gade.
Marriage5 May 1938Elmer William Staggemeier married Erma M. Pottratz on 5 May 1938.
Death8 May 2007Elmer William Staggemeier died on 8 May 2007 at age 93 Elmer William Staggemeier, age 93, of Spring Grove, and formerly of New Albin, died Tuesday, May 8, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse.
He was born March 31, 1914, on the family farm in Union City Township, Allamakee County, to August and Martha (Gade) Staggemeier. He attended rural school.
On May 5, 1938, he married Erma Pottratz.
The couple farmed in the Eitzen area from 1941-1953, and then in the New Albin area from 1953-1978. The couple retired and moved to New Albin, where Elmer worked for the City of New Albin. Erma preceded Elmer in death on October 14, 2000.
Elmer then moved to Roseview Court in Caledonia, and then to Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove, where he has been a resident for the past four years.
Elmer was a member of St. Peter’s Christian Church in New Albin and a former member of St. John’s United Church of Christ-Wheatland, in rural New Albin.
He is survived by his two sons, Fred Staggemeier of La Crosse, and Robert (Mary) Staggemeier of New Albin; two daughters, Joyce (Ron) Vonderohe and Lois (Ron) Weymiller of New Albin; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-granchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Armin and Earl Staggemeier, and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 11, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Christian Community Church in New Albin. Pastor William Reese officiated. Burial was in the St. John’s United Church of Christ-Wheatland Cemetery, rural New Albin.
Friends called Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the New Albin Community Center, and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.
Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove is in charge of arrangements.

August Staggemeier

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAugust Staggemeier married Martha Gade.

Children of August Staggemeier and Martha Gade

Martha Gade

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Staggemeier.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha Gade married August Staggemeier.

Children of Martha Gade and August Staggemeier

Erma M. Pottratz

F, b. 9 December 1914, d. 14 October 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 May 1938As of 5 May 1938,her married name was Staggemeier.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 December 1914Erma M. Pottratz was born on 9 December 1914.
Marriage5 May 1938She married Elmer William Staggemeier, son of August Staggemeier and Martha Gade, on 5 May 1938.
Death14 October 2000Erma M. Pottratz died on 14 October 2000 at age 85.

Armin Staggemeier

M, d. before May 2007
Father*August Staggemeier
Mother*Martha Gade
Life EventDateDescription
Armin Staggemeier was the son of August Staggemeier and Martha Gade.
Deathbefore May 2007Armin Staggemeier died before May 2007.

Earl Staggemeier

M, d. before May 2007
Father*August Staggemeier
Mother*Martha Gade
Life EventDateDescription
Earl Staggemeier was the son of August Staggemeier and Martha Gade.
Deathbefore May 2007Earl Staggemeier died before May 2007.

Henry Renk

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Renk married Dorothea Meyer.

Children of Henry Renk and Dorothea Meyer