Helen Halvensleben

F, b. circa 1916
Father*Frank Halvensleben b. 4 Aug 1886
Mother*Sarah (?) b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Helen Halvensleben was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Halvensleben and Sarah (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinHelen Halvensleben was listed as a daughter in Frank Halvensleben's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1024.

Florence Mary Hirst

F, b. circa 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1922As of circa 1922,her married name was Halvensleben.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Florence Mary Hirst was born circa 1903.
Marriagecirca 1922She married Paul James Halvensleben, son of John Cristof August Halvensleben and Dorothea Bodendick, circa 1922.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Beloit, Rock, WisconsinFlorence Mary Hirst was listed as wife in Paul James Halvensleben's household on the 1930 Census at Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin.1

Children of Florence Mary Hirst and Paul James Halvensleben

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 766.0.

Paul J. Halvensleben

M, b. 23 July 1927, d. 7 September 1997
Father*Paul James Halvensleben b. 31 Oct 1898, d. Nov 1968
Mother*Florence Mary Hirst b. c 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPaul J. Halvensleben was also known as P. J.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 July 1927Paul J. Halvensleben was born on 23 July 1927 at twin with Shirley M., Wisconsin.
He was the son of Paul James Halvensleben and Florence Mary Hirst.
Marriage25 December 1950Paul J. Halvensleben married Dorothy Zeinzinger, daughter of Waldemar Zeinzinger and Meta Adamitz, on 25 December 1950.
Death7 September 1997Paul J. Halvensleben died on 7 September 1997 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Beloit, Rock, WisconsinPaul J. Halvensleben was listed as a son in Paul James Halvensleben's household on the 1930 Census at Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 766.0.

Shirley M. Halvensleben

F, b. 23 July 1927, d. 29 January 2000
Father*Paul James Halvensleben b. 31 Oct 1898, d. Nov 1968
Mother*Florence Mary Hirst b. c 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 March 1949As of 19 March 1949,her married name was Loucks.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 July 1927Shirley M. Halvensleben was born on 23 July 1927 at twin with Paul J., Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul James Halvensleben and Florence Mary Hirst.
Marriage19 March 1949Shirley M. Halvensleben married Charles A. Loucks, son of Charles E. Loucks and Caroline A. Tull, on 19 March 1949.
Death29 January 2000Shirley M. Halvensleben died on 29 January 2000 at age 72.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Beloit, Rock, WisconsinShirley M. Halvensleben was listed as a daughter in Paul James Halvensleben's household on the 1930 Census at Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 766.0.

Dorothy Zeinzinger

F, b. 14 March 1929, d. 23 May 2005
Father*Waldemar Zeinzinger
Mother*Meta Adamitz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 December 1950As of 25 December 1950,her married name was Halvensleben.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 March 1929Dorothy Zeinzinger was born on 14 March 1929.
She was the daughter of Waldemar Zeinzinger and Meta Adamitz.
Marriage25 December 1950Dorothy Zeinzinger married Paul J. Halvensleben, son of Paul James Halvensleben and Florence Mary Hirst, on 25 December 1950.
Death23 May 2005Dorothy Zeinzinger died on 23 May 2005 at age 76 Dorothy Halvensleben, 76, of Crystal Lake, IL, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. She was born on March 24, 1929, in Chicago, the only child of Waldemar and Meta (Adamitz) Zeinzinger. She was a graduate of Valparaiso University where she met Paul "P.J." Halvensleben; they were married at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Chicago on Dec. 25, 1950. Over time, their Christmas Day Anniversary Open House became a gala for family and friends. She was active in Summer Stock, building and painting sets, acting and directing. For 29 years she taught at Immanuel Lutheran School in Crystal Lake, where she also directed musical programs and drama presentations for her church. She and P.J. had lived in Amman, Jordan and traveled throughout the Middle East, developing a love for the Arab people. They also supported a foster child through the World Children's Fund and supported many other charities. She was an accomplished cook and gardener, was an avid reader and enjoyed painting. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Johanna (Paul) Kiefner of Groton, MA, and Christine (Richard "Sid") Sabatka of Crystal Lake; 2 grandchildren, Nate Beicke of Austin, TX, and Brennan McGinnis of Ashland, OR; 2 stepgrandchildren, Megan (Joe) Merryman of Harvard, IL, and Matthew Sabatka of Crystal Lake; a stepgreat-granddaughter, Clare Merryman; and a niece and nephew, Mary and Karl Loucks. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Paul "P.J." Halvensleben on Sept. 7, 1997. Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday, May 30, 2005, at the QUERHAMMER & FLAGG FUNERAL HOME, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 178 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Pastor Edward Bergen will officiate. Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park in Cary. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1440 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607-9949. For information, please contact QUERHAMMER & FLAGG FUNERAL HOME.

Waldemar Zeinzinger

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWaldemar Zeinzinger married Meta Adamitz.

Child of Waldemar Zeinzinger and Meta Adamitz

Meta Adamitz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Zeinzinger.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMeta Adamitz married Waldemar Zeinzinger.

Child of Meta Adamitz and Waldemar Zeinzinger

Charles A. Loucks

M, b. 22 May 1927, d. 23 October 2004
Father*Charles E. Loucks
Mother*Caroline A. Tull
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 May 1927Charles A. Loucks was born on 22 May 1927 at Illinois.
He was the son of Charles E. Loucks and Caroline A. Tull.
Marriage19 March 1949Charles A. Loucks married Shirley M. Halvensleben, daughter of Paul James Halvensleben and Florence Mary Hirst, on 19 March 1949.
Death23 October 2004Charles A. Loucks died on 23 October 2004 at age 77 Charles A. Loucks, 77, of Beloit, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, in Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing. Charles was born on May 22, 1927 in Rockford, IL, the son of Charles E. and Caroline A. (Tull) Loucks. He married Shirley M. Halvensleben on March 19, 1949 in Beloit; she died on Jan. 29, 2000. Charles left High School at 17 to join the U.S. Navy, then spent time during the Berlin Airlift with the U.S. Air Force. He was the owner of Karl?s Guns and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association; he was also a founding member of Hanger 13. Surviving are his daughter, Mary (Ben) Goad of Janesville; a son, Karl Loucks of Beloit; a sister, Emily Lee (Stan) York of Middleton, WI; a granddaughter, Erin (Joe) Corrao of Muskego, WI; a brother-in-law, Arlan Halvensleben of St. John, AZ; and a sister-in-law Dorothy Halvensleben of Crystal Lake, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brother-in-law, Paul Halvensleben. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, in the NEWARK Cemetery . Schoenfeld Funeral Home , 1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit, is assisting the family. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to Beloit regional Hospice.

Charles E. Loucks

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles E. Loucks married Caroline A. Tull.

Child of Charles E. Loucks and Caroline A. Tull

Caroline A. Tull

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Loucks.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCaroline A. Tull married Charles E. Loucks.

Child of Caroline A. Tull and Charles E. Loucks

Evelyn M. Hineman

F, b. 6 March 1915, d. 27 November 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1938As of before 1938,her married name was Giese.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 March 1915Evelyn M. Hineman was born on 6 March 1915 at Wisconsin.
Marriagebefore 1938She married Arthur Herbert Giese, son of William Carl Giese and Amelia Emilie Catherine Kohlmeyer, before 1938.
Death27 November 1992Evelyn M. Hineman died on 27 November 1992 at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1940Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEvelyn M. Hineman was listed as a daughter-in-law in William Carl Giese's household on the 1940 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Evelyn M. Hineman and Arthur Herbert Giese

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-40.

William P. Giese

M, b. 15 June 1938, d. 2 August 2002
Father*Arthur Herbert Giese b. 23 Feb 1907, d. 2 Feb 1982
Mother*Evelyn M. Hineman b. 6 Mar 1915, d. 27 Nov 1992
William Giese 1956 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam P. Giese was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 June 1938William P. Giese was born on 15 June 1938 at Richland, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Arthur Herbert Giese and Evelyn M. Hineman.
Death2 August 2002William P. Giese died on 2 August 2002 at age 64 William P. Giese, Baraboo, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2002 at his home at the age of 64. Bill was born on June 15, 1938 in Richland Center, the son of Arthur and Evelyn (nee Hineman) Giese. He married Avonda Meyer on Oct. 3, 1959 at St. Peter's Church in Reedsburg. Bill had worked for Berning Implement in Reedsburg for 10 years. Following that, he was employed by the Town of Baraboo for 33 years. Although he retired in 1999, he continued to work for the Town part-time. Bill enjoyed woodworking and collecting old telephones and insulators. He is survived by his wife, Avonda Giese, Baraboo; his basset hound, Dylan; three brothers, Robert and David Giese, both of Loganville, and Dennis Giese, Prairie du Sac; a niece, Terri Molitor; a great-nephew, Dylan Molitor; aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 7, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastors Deb and Steve Ohrtman officiating. Friends may call today, Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Burial will be in the Rock Hill Cemetery. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 4, 2002 - William P Giese obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1940Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam P. Giese was listed as a grandson in William Carl Giese's household on the 1940 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
  • William P. Giese graduated in 1956 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-40.

David Giese

M, b. 28 June 1947, d. 16 May 2014
Father*Arthur Herbert Giese b. 23 Feb 1907, d. 2 Feb 1982
Mother*Evelyn M. Hineman b. 6 Mar 1915, d. 27 Nov 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDavid Giese was also known as Edward David.
Name VariationDavid Giese was also known as E. David.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 June 1947David Giese was born on 28 June 1947.
He was the son of Arthur Herbert Giese and Evelyn M. Hineman.
Death16 May 2014David Giese died on 16 May 2014 at age 66 E. David Giese, age 66, of Loganville, died on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. He was born on June 28, 1947 in Reedsburg, the son of Arthur and Evelyn (Hineman) Giese. Dave was a graduate of Weston High School. He worked at Berning Implement in Reedsburg for several years. In 1976, he and his brother, Bob, began farming together on the family farm. Dave enjoyed welding, working in the shop on the farm and his Allis-Chalmers machinery. He was proudest plowing and disking on the D-21. Survivors include his two brothers: Robert Giese, of Loganville and Dennis Giese, of Prairie du Sac; his sister-in-law: Avonda Giese, of Baraboo; his niece: Terri Molitor, of Loganville; his great-nephew: Dylan Molitor, of Loganville; his good friends: Charles Schulte and Andrew Roblez; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: William Giese; his sister-in-law: Elaine Giese and an infant niece. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Jeff Tomberlin officiating. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Loganville. Friends may call from 11:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Marie Sprecher

F, d. before March 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 May 1942As of 20 May 1942,her married name was Zech.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 May 1942Marie Sprecher married Lawrence Paul Zech, son of Martin William Zech and Nina K. Baumgartner, on 20 May 1942.
Deathbefore March 2011Marie Sprecher died before March 2011.

William Allen Jaquish

M, b. 20 November 1945, d. 25 March 2011
Father*Theodore Martin Jaquish b. 7 Sep 1918, d. 6 Dec 2011
Mother*Irma Leigh b. 10 Sep 1918, d. 4 Mar 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Allen Jaquish was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 November 1945William Allen Jaquish was born on 20 November 1945.
He was the son of Theodore Martin Jaquish and Irma Leigh.
Death25 March 2011William Allen Jaquish died on 25 March 2011 at age 65 William "Bill" Allen Jaquish , 65, passed away at sunrise Friday, March 25, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Reedsburg Nov. 20, 1945, to Theodore and Irma Leigh Jaquish.

He graduated from Weston High School and received a bachelor of science degree in agronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Bill married the love of his life, LaNell Zech, on Aug. 17, 1968. Shortly after, he was drafted by the U.S. Marine Corps.

Upon his release from the USMC, he began farming near Sauk City with his father-in-law and became a partner at Sunny Slopes Farm Ltd. He operated the farm until his death, joined by his son, Rhett. He truly loved farming and the constant changes and challenges it offered as he and his family enlarged the dairy operation.

Constantly trying to make his community better for those around him, Bill was active in many ways. He served in several roles as a member of the Black Hawk United Methodist Church. He served on state and national Farm Bureau committees as a young farmer and later as Sauk County president. The Sauk Prairie School Board occupied more than 20 years of his life, many as board president. He cared deeply about Troy Township, serving as town chairman and later as its certified assessor for 27 years.

After being active in 4-H as a young man, he went on to become a leader in the Happy Hustlers 4-H club.

Besides his wife, LaNell, Bill is survived by their four children, NaTanya (Kurt) Olson of Forbes, N.D., Jada (Jonathon) Hooks of Blue Mounds, Shalome (Brian) Ullmann of Otsego, Minn., and Rhett (Erin) Jaquish of Sauk City. He was also blessed by his grandchildren, Teagan, Evan, Marsika Olson, Katelyn and Megan Ullmann and baby Hooks. He is further survived by his father, Theodore Jaquish; father-in-law, Lawrence Zech; sisters, Mary (Roger) Thibault of Bowling Green, Ohio and Barb (Bill) Klang of Reedsburg; brother, Reg (Pat) Jaquish of Reedsburg; brother-in-law, Terry (Gayla) Zech of Shoshone, Idaho; honorary son, Mark Ladsten of Prairie du Sac; and many other relatives and friends.

His mother, Irma Jaquish, and mother-in-law, Marie Zech, preceded him in death.

A celebration of Bill's life was held Tuesday at the Black Hawk Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Sauk City. Visitation was held at Hooverson Funeral Home in Sauk City on Monday.

Theodore Martin Jaquish

M, b. 7 September 1918, d. 6 December 2011
Father*Harry Grant Jaquish b. 4 Jan 1890, d. 4 May 1978
Mother*Clara Mae Gonsolin b. 18 Jul 1895, d. 31 Dec 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheodore Martin Jaquish was also known as Ted.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 September 1918Theodore Martin Jaquish was born on 7 September 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Harry Grant Jaquish and Clara Mae Gonsolin.
Marriage8 August 1943Theodore Martin Jaquish married Irma Leigh on 8 August 1943.
Death6 December 2011Theodore Martin Jaquish died on 6 December 2011 at age 93 Theodore Martin Jaquish, age 93, of Reedsburg, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at the Sauk County Health Care Center. Theodore (Ted), son of Harry and Clara (Gonsolin) Jaquish, was born on a farm just south of Lime Ridge, Wisconsin on September 7, 1918. He married Irma Leigh on August 8, 1943, and they were blessed with four children.

As a young man Ted worked for the Hillpoint Creamery and in 1944, he and his wife took over the family farm located between Hillpoint and Lime Ridge. He was involved in 4-H as a child and later Ted and Irma helped start the South Lime Ridge 4-H Club and were leaders for 16 years. As an active member of the Methodist Church, he enjoyed singing in the church choir and was often the Lime Ridge Lay Member of the Wisconsin Annual Conference. Ted enjoyed performing with various community barbershop groups. For many summers, the Jaquishes hosted families as part of the “Farm Vacation” program. Ted and Irma enjoyed travel, visiting most of the 50 states including Alaska and Hawaii. After he retired from farming, he and Irma moved to Hillpoint and then later to Reedsburg. In 2002, they moved to Our House Assisting Living in Baraboo and recently, Ted moved to the Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. The family is grateful to the staff at both facilities for providing a loving home atmosphere and exceptional care.

He is survived by his children: Mary (Roger) Thibault of Bradenton, FL, Reggie (Pat) Jaquish and Barb (Bill) Klang of Reedsburg; daughter-in-law, LaNell Jaquish, of Sauk City; sisters: Rosalie Meyer of Loganville, Annabelle Leigh of Oshkosh, and Barb Fosnow of Sun Prairie. He loved watching his grandchildren grow into young adults: NaTanya Olson, Jada Hooks, Shalome Ullmann, Rhett Jaquish, Andrea Jaquish, Julie Waineo, and Jeremy Klang; and took great pride in his six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma; son, Bill; sisters: Betty Hineman and Alice Krinke; and grandson-in-law, Kurt Olson.

The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, December 18, 2011,at the United Methodist Church, Reedsburg, with Pastor Marvin Singh officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 12:30 until the time of the service at the church. Interment at the Lime Ridge Cemetery will be followed by a luncheon at the church for friends and family. Memorials may be made to the Reedsburg United Methodist Church. Farber Funeral Home of Reedsburg is handling the arrangements.

Children of Theodore Martin Jaquish and Irma Leigh

Irma Leigh

F, b. 10 September 1918, d. 4 March 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 August 1943As of 8 August 1943,her married name was Jaquish.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 September 1918Irma Leigh was born on 10 September 1918 at North Dakota.
Marriage8 August 1943She married Theodore Martin Jaquish, son of Harry Grant Jaquish and Clara Mae Gonsolin, on 8 August 1943.
Death4 March 2008Irma Leigh died on 4 March 2008 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 89.

Children of Irma Leigh and Theodore Martin Jaquish

Reginald Theodore Jaquish

M, b. 8 December 1952, d. 20 July 2014
Father*Theodore Martin Jaquish b. 7 Sep 1918, d. 6 Dec 2011
Mother*Irma Leigh b. 10 Sep 1918, d. 4 Mar 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationReginald Theodore Jaquish was also known as Reg.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 December 1952Reginald Theodore Jaquish was born on 8 December 1952 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Theodore Martin Jaquish and Irma Leigh.
Death20 July 2014Reginald Theodore Jaquish died on 20 July 2014 at age 61 Reginald Theodore Jaquish, age 61 of Reedsburg passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Agrace Hospice Care facility in Fitchburg following an 8 year battle with Melanoma. He was born on December 8, 1952 in Reedsburg, WI, the son of Theodore and Irma (Leigh) Jaquish. He married Pat Casati on June 1, 1979 at the Reedsburg United Methodist Church. A graduate of Weston High School, class of 1971, he was active in sports, 4-H and youth fellowship. Reggie attended UW-Madison, graduating with a degree in Dairy Science. He went on to partner with his father on the family farm in Hillpoint, WI. Later in life, he found his professional passion in land surveying, having earned another degree at MATC. He then started his own surveying practice, was a member of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors, as well as a member and past president of the Madison Area Surveyors’ Council. Reggie was a very active member of the Reedsburg United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir and helped initiate the church’s Hispanic Ministry. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bill.
Survivors include his wife, Pat of Reedsburg
Daughter, Andrea Jaquish of Reedsburg
Sisters, Barb (Bill) Klang of Reedsburg
Mary (Roger) Thibault of Bradenton, FL
Sister-in-law, LaNell Jaquish of Sauk City
Nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. in the Reedsburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Marvin Singh officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the Farber Funeral Home from 5-7 P.M. and again at the church on Friday from 1:30 P.M. until the time of service. Private family burial will be made in Big Willow Cemetery, Richland County. The family requests memorials of remembrance to be made to Agrace Hospice Care or the Reedsburg United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers.

Edwin Albert Yanke

M, b. 20 August 1897, d. 25 September 1989
Father*William F. Yanke b. May 1871, d. 12 Jul 1960
Mother*Augusta Wilhelmima Krey b. Jun 1875, d. 23 May 1953
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 August 1897Edwin Albert Yanke was born on 20 August 1897 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey.
Marriage3 December 1919Edwin Albert Yanke married Elinora Giese, daughter of August George Giese and Emilia Fredricke Mellenthin, on 3 December 1919.
Death25 September 1989Edwin Albert Yanke died on 25 September 1989 at age 92.

Children of Edwin Albert Yanke and Elinora Giese

Harley Edward Yanke

M, b. 31 July 1920, d. April 2001
Father*Edwin Albert Yanke b. 20 Aug 1897, d. 25 Sep 1989
Mother*Elinora Giese b. 19 Jul 1897, d. 28 Feb 1934
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 July 1920Harley Edward Yanke was born on 31 July 1920 at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edwin Albert Yanke and Elinora Giese.
Marriage8 October 1946Harley Edward Yanke married Irene M. Liegel, daughter of Walter Liegel and Mary Elizabeth Aron, on 8 October 1946.
DeathApril 2001Harley Edward Yanke died in April 2001 at Juneau, Wisconsin, at age 80 Harley Yanke obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal April 16, 2001 - Harley Yanke obituary

Children of Harley Edward Yanke and Irene M. Liegel

Arlene Yanke

F, b. circa 1923
Father*Edwin Albert Yanke b. 20 Aug 1897, d. 25 Sep 1989
Mother*Elinora Giese b. 19 Jul 1897, d. 28 Feb 1934
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Patterson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArlene Yanke married (?) Patterson.
Birthcirca 1923Arlene Yanke was born circa 1923 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edwin Albert Yanke and Elinora Giese.

Herbert Yanke

M, b. 12 August 1899, d. 22 February 1976
Father*William F. Yanke b. May 1871, d. 12 Jul 1960
Mother*Augusta Wilhelmima Krey b. Jun 1875, d. 23 May 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerbert Yanke was also known as Janke.
Name VariationHerbert Yanke was also known as Herb.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1899Herbert Yanke was born on 12 August 1899 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey.
Marriage30 November 1927Herbert Yanke married Louisa Kruse, daughter of Herman I. Kruse and Sarah Maria Mary Ott, on 30 November 1927 at St. John's, Leland, Wisconsin.1
Death22 February 1976Herbert Yanke died on 22 February 1976 at age 76.

Citations

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

Andrews Yanke

M, b. circa 1896, d. before 1976
Father*William F. Yanke b. May 1871, d. 12 Jul 1960
Mother*Augusta Wilhelmima Krey b. Jun 1875, d. 23 May 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAndrews Yanke was also known as Andrew.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1896Andrews Yanke was born circa 1896 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey.
Deathbefore 1976Andrews Yanke died before 1976.

Regina R. (?)

F, b. 1915, d. 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Yanke.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRegina R. (?) married Elmer Roy Yanke, son of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey.
Birth1915Regina R. (?) was born in 1915.
Death1994She died in 1994.

Bernice V. Gelhaus

F, b. 1915, d. 2008
Father*Arnold Gelhaus Jr. b. 29 Mar 1864, d. 23 Jun 1940
Mother*Anna M. Christensen b. 1877, d. 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 February 1933As of 15 February 1933,her married name was Yanke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1915Bernice V. Gelhaus was born in 1915.
She was the daughter of Arnold Gelhaus Jr. and Anna M. Christensen.
Marriage15 February 1933Bernice V. Gelhaus married Milton Chester Yanke, son of William F. Yanke and Augusta Wilhelmima Krey, on 15 February 1933.
Death2008Bernice V. Gelhaus died in 2008.

Irene M. Liegel

F, b. 27 February 1928, d. 13 June 2016
Father*Walter Liegel b. 4 Dec 1890, d. Sep 1970
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Aron b. 26 Feb 1895, d. 28 Jun 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 October 1946As of 8 October 1946,her married name was Yanke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 February 1928Irene M. Liegel was born on 27 February 1928 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter Liegel and Mary Elizabeth Aron.
Marriage8 October 1946Irene M. Liegel married Harley Edward Yanke, son of Edwin Albert Yanke and Elinora Giese, on 8 October 1946.
Death13 June 2016Irene M. Liegel died on 13 June 2016 at age 88 Irene M. Yanke age 88 of Plain entered into eternal peace on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Maplewood Nursing Home. She was born on February 27, 1928 in Honey Creek Township the daughter of Walter and Mary (Aaron) Liegel. Irene was married on October 8, 1946 to Harley E. Yanke and was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church. Survivors include, 11 children, Don (Pat) of Loganville, Mary (Tom) Lamp of DeForest, Stan (Terry) of Avoca, Harlan (Diane) of Waunakee, Patti (Ken) Ruda of LaCrosse, Gene (Tammy) of DeForest, Rose (Bob) Jeffers of DeForest, sister-in-law Lucinda Yanke Erbs, Janet (Mark) Gilliland of Plover, Anne (Jim) Kowaleck of Massachusetts, Marilyn (Jeff) Stieve of Mequon, Paul (Ann) of Loganville, 24 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 7 siblings, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Mary Liegel, her husband, Harley Yanke, a daughter, Joyce Yanke, 2 sons, Thomas and Robert Yanke, a granddaughter, Alicia Yanke and 6 siblings. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain, WI. Fr. Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass. Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s School Endowment Fund or to a charity of choice. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 April 1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinIrene M. Liegel was listed as a daughter in Walter Liegel's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Irene M. Liegel and Harley Edward Yanke

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-14.

Evelyn Carolyn Liegel

F, b. 25 December 1921, d. 2 March 1983
Father*Walter Liegel b. 4 Dec 1890, d. Sep 1970
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Aron b. 26 Feb 1895, d. 28 Jun 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1944As of 1944,her married name was Metcalf.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 December 1921Evelyn Carolyn Liegel was born on 25 December 1921 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter Liegel and Mary Elizabeth Aron.
Marriage1944Evelyn Carolyn Liegel married Paul T. Metcalf in 1944.
Death2 March 1983Evelyn Carolyn Liegel died on 2 March 1983 at Wisconsin at age 61.

Donald F. Liegel

M, b. 4 March 1925, d. 15 May 2001
Father*Walter Liegel b. 4 Dec 1890, d. Sep 1970
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Aron b. 26 Feb 1895, d. 28 Jun 1992
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 March 1925Donald F. Liegel was born on 4 March 1925 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Walter Liegel and Mary Elizabeth Aron.
Death15 May 2001Donald F. Liegel died on 15 May 2001 at age 76.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 April 1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinDonald F. Liegel was listed as a son in Walter Liegel's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-14.

Robert J. Yanke

M, b. 9 January 1960, d. 9 June 2010
Father*Harley Edward Yanke b. 31 Jul 1920, d. Apr 2001
Mother*Irene M. Liegel b. 27 Feb 1928, d. 13 Jun 2016
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 January 1960Robert J. Yanke was born on 9 January 1960 at Richland, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Harley Edward Yanke and Irene M. Liegel.
Death9 June 2010Robert J. Yanke died on 9 June 2010 at age 50 Robert J. Yanke, 50, of Plain, died on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Mr. Yanke was born on Jan. 9, 1960 in Richland Center, the son of Harley and Irene (Liegel) Yanke. On Aug. 8, 1981 he was united in marriage to the former Lucinda M. Wiese.

Mr. Yanke was a lifelong farmer in the Township of Franklin. His greatest joy and love was spending time with his wife and two children. He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, taking rides on his Harley Davidson motorcycle and just being outdoors. He also enjoyed collecting toy tractors. He was proud to have had the opportunity to take the hunting trip of a lifetime to the Ukraine in October 2009.

Mr. Yanke is survived by his wife, Lucinda; his son, Nicholas Yanke; his mother, Irene Yanke, of Plain; 11 brothers and sisters, Don (Pat) Yanke, of Loganville, Mary (Tom) Lamp, of DeForest, Stan (Terri) Yanke, of Avoca, Harlan (Diane) Yanke, of Waunakee, Patty (Ken) Ruda, of LaCrosse, Gene Yanke, of DeForest, Rose (Bob) Jeffers, of DeForest, Janet (Mark) Gilliland, of Plover, Ann (Jim) Kowaleck, of Massachuetts, Marilyn (Jeff) Stieve, of Thiensville and Paul (Ann) Yanke, of Loganville; his father and mother-in-law, Lester and Lerna Mae Wiese, of Loganville; his brother-in-law, Larry (Linda) Wiese, of Loganville; his sister-in-law, Laurie (Larry) Ahrensmeyer, of Baraboo; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Alicia, on Aug. 12, 2007; his father, Harley Yanke; one sister, Joyce Yanke and one brother, Tom Yanke.

Funeral services were June 14 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Rock Springs, Township of Westfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials toward an education fund for his son, Nicholas, would be appreciated.

Child of Robert J. Yanke

Alicia Yanke

F, d. 12 August 2007
Father*Robert J. Yanke b. 9 Jan 1960, d. 9 Jun 2010
Life EventDateDescription
Alicia Yanke was the daughter of Robert J. Yanke.
Death12 August 2007Alicia Yanke died on 12 August 2007.