Gesina Twillman

F, b. circa 1887, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1917As of before 1917,her married name was Onken.

Reinie G. Onken

M, b. circa 1883
Father*Haja E. Onken d. b 1925
Mother*Margaret Richlefs b. c 1858, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationReinie G. Onken was also known as Reiner.

Haja E. Onken

M, d. before 1925
  • Haja E. Onken was born at Germany.
  • He married Margaret Richlefs before 1883 at Iowa.
  • Haja E. Onken died before 1925.

Child of Haja E. Onken and Margaret Richlefs

Margaret Richlefs

F, b. circa 1858, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1883As of before 1883,her married name was Onken.
  • Margaret Richlefs was born circa 1858 at Germany.
  • She married Haja E. Onken before 1883 at Iowa.
  • Margaret Richlefs died after 1925.

Child of Margaret Richlefs and Haja E. Onken

Martha Twillman

F, b. circa 1895
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1919As of before 1919,her married name was Luschen.

John H. Luschen

M, b. circa 1897
Father*Gerd Luschen b. c 1877, d. a 1925

Gerd Luschen

M, b. circa 1877, d. after 1925
  • Gerd Luschen was born circa 1877 at Germany.
  • He died after 1925.

Child of Gerd Luschen

George Twillman

M, b. circa 1893, d. after 1953
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Will Twillman

M, b. circa 1877, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Martin Twillman

M, b. circa 1888, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Edward Sand

M, b. 17 June 1910, d. 1 April 1995
Father*John Edward Sand b. 23 Aug 1877, d. 29 Mar 1948
Mother*Bertha Catherine Woltman b. c 1886, d. a Feb 1940
Census DateLocation
13 January 1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaEdward Sand was listed as a son in John Edward Sand's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1920;Census Place: Portland, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T625_506; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 1000.

Esther Sand

F, b. 18 December 1912, d. 1 October 2010
Father*John Edward Sand b. 23 Aug 1877, d. 29 Mar 1948
Mother*Bertha Catherine Woltman b. c 1886, d. a Feb 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 November 1938As of 23 November 1938,her married name was Swanson.
  • Esther Sand was born on 18 December 1912 at Richland, Union, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of John Edward Sand and Bertha Catherine Woltman.
  • Esther Sand married Roland Swanson on 23 November 1938.
  • Esther Sand died on 1 October 2010 at Akron, Iowa, at age 97 Esther M. Swanson, 97, of Akron, Iowa passed away Friday, October 1, 2010 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa.

    Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa with Reverend Dawn Quame officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. Visitations will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Carlsen Funeral Home, Schroeder Chapel in Akron with the family present to greet friends after 5:00 p.m. followed by a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service. Visitations will continue Tuesday at the church from noon until service time. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Russ Toben, Lee Swanson, Stephen Swanson, Joe Toben, Kirk Swanson, Roland Swanson, and Carl Swanson. Honorary casket bearers will be her granddaughters, Laura Philips, Kristin Wicks, Heather Swanson, Carrie Wilken, Angela Wilson, Monica Kiel, Theresa Tucker, and Melanie Brown.

    Esther Marie Sand was born in Richland Township, Union County, South Dakota to John Edward and Bertha Catherine (Woltman) Sand on December 18, 1912. The family lived on a farm East of Akron, Iowa where she attended country school. They then moved to a farm near Highmore, South Dakota where she continued her education at a country school and high school. The family then moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where Esther graduated from Lincoln High School with the Class of 1931. Following high school, Esther worked as a "au pair" for the Reynolds family for seven years.

    Esther was united marriage to Roland Swanson on November 23, 1938 at the First Congregational Church parsonage in Sioux City, Iowa. Esther and Roland began farming his parents farm where she lived for the next 72 years. Esther enjoyed assisting Roland with the farming and being a homemaker for her family.

    She was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she belonged to the E.L.C.W. and taught Sunday School. She was also a charter member of the Westfield P.T.A. and Westfield Band Mothers. Esther enjoyed gardening, flowers, and crocheting to include numerous rugs for family and friends. She was also an accomplished seamstress.

    Survivors include her 4 children, Alyce Toben and her husband Marvin of Westfield, IA, Kenneth Swanson and his wife Betty of Le Mars, IA, Keith Swanson and his wife Janice of Akron, IA, and Lynn Swanson and his special friend LuAnn Schmeling of Buffalo, MN; 15 grandchildrean; 28 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John Edward and Bertha Catherine (Woltman) Sand; her husband, Roland on May 14, 1990; a sister, Genevieve Layton; 2 brothers, Edward and Harvey Sand; and a great granddaughter, Rachel Rose Toben.
Census DateLocation
13 January 1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaEsther Sand was listed as a daughter in John Edward Sand's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1920;Census Place: Portland, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T625_506; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 1000.

Edgar V. Turner

M, b. 1879, d. 23 January 1926
  • Edgar V. Turner was born in 1879 at Indiana.
  • He married Eva Fowler before 1886.
  • Edgar V. Turner died on 23 January 1926 at Clay, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEdgar V. Turner was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Children of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.

Eva Fowler

F, b. 4 September 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEva Fowler was also known as Effie.
Married Namebefore 1886As of before 1886,her married name was Turner.
  • Eva Fowler married Edgar V. Turner before 1886.
  • Eva Fowler was born on 4 September 1886 at Missouri.
  • She died in May 1972 at Minnehaha, South Dakota, at age 85.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEva Fowler was listed as wife in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEva Fowler was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Children of Eva Fowler and Edgar V. Turner

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Mildred Turner

F, b. 8 May 1910, d. 29 February 1992
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rostad.
  • Mildred Turner married Carl Rostad.
  • Mildred Turner was born on 8 May 1910 at Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Mildred Turner died on 29 February 1992 at Nebraska at age 81.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaMildred Turner was listed as a daughter in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaMildred Turner was listed as a daughter in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Violet Mae Turner

F, b. 28 December 1906, d. 28 November 1986
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 August 1934As of 20 August 1934,her married name was Katzenberger.
  • Violet Mae Turner was born on 28 December 1906 at Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Violet Mae Turner married Kermit J. Katzenberger on 20 August 1934 at Pennington, South Dakota.
  • Violet Mae Turner died on 28 November 1986 at South Dakota at age 79.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaViolet Mae Turner was listed as a daughter in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.

Everett Turner

M, b. 7 December 1911, d. October 1983
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
  • Everett Turner was born on 7 December 1911 at Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Everett Turner married Ethel Fox on 21 August 1936 at Yankton, South Dakota.
  • Everett Turner died in October 1983 at Yankton, South Dakota, at age 71.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEverett Turner was listed as a son in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEverett Turner was listed as a son in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Edgar V. Turner Jr.

M, b. 27 February 1926, d. 14 February 2001
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
  • Edgar V. Turner Jr. was born on 27 February 1926 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Edgar V. Turner Jr. died on 14 February 2001 at Minnesota at age 74.
Census DateLocation
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEdgar V. Turner Jr. was listed as a son in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Kermit J. Katzenberger

M, b. circa 1907

Ethel Fox

F, b. circa 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 August 1936As of 21 August 1936,her married name was Turner.

Carl Rostad

M

Elmer G. Wetrosky

M, b. 26 July 1897, d. 20 December 1988
  • Elmer G. Wetrosky was born on 26 July 1897 at Iowa.
  • He married Ruth Marie Eberhard in 1919.
  • Elmer G. Wetrosky died on 20 December 1988 at age 91.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaElmer G. Wetrosky was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Children of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Ruth Marie Eberhard

F, b. 20 March 1899, d. February 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRuth Marie Eberhard was also known as Katherine.
Married Name1919As of 1919,her married name was Wetrosky.
  • Ruth Marie Eberhard was born on 20 March 1899 at Iowa.
  • She married Elmer G. Wetrosky in 1919.
  • Ruth Marie Eberhard died in February 1982 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaRuth Marie Eberhard was listed as wife in Elmer G. Wetrosky's household on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Children of Ruth Marie Eberhard and Elmer G. Wetrosky

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Verda L. Wetrosky

F, b. 10 September 1920, d. 15 September 2010
Father*Elmer G. Wetrosky b. 26 Jul 1897, d. 20 Dec 1988
Mother*Ruth Marie Eberhard b. 20 Mar 1899, d. Feb 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1939As of 1939,her married name was Lewison.
Married Name1948As of 1948,her married name was Akland.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky was born on 10 September 1920 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky married Howard Lewison in 1939.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky married Stanley Akland in 1948.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky died on 15 September 2010 at age 90 Verda L. Akland was born September 10, 1920 in Merrill, IA to Elmer and Ruth (Eberhard) Wetrosky. She died September 15, 2010 at Bethesda of Beresford at the age of 90 years and five days.

    She was raised near Merrill, was baptized at Merrill United Methodist Church and attended school from first through ninth grade at Liberty School near Merrill, Iowa. Her family moved to South Dakota in 1935 where Verda was confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church and she graduated from Alcester High School in 1938. She married Howard Lewison in 1939 and had their two sons, Wendell and Wayne. Howard died in 1947. Verda married Stanley Akland in 1948 and had their daughter, Lorene.

    Verda and Stanley farmed southwest of Nora many years. They retired into Beresford in 1988. She was active in Roseni Lutheran Church, loved to read and do word puzzles. She and Stanley moved into Bethesda in 2001 and Stanley died in December of that year. Verda had resided there until her death.

    She is survived by her children, Wendell (Arlene) of Columbia, TN, Wayne (Sharon) of Beresford, and Lorene (Tim) Wiggins of Lincoln, NE; eight grandchildren, Rick (Dee) Akland, Julie Cooper, Jennifer (Rob) Harrington, Kristi (Ivan) Petersen, Tony Akland, Jesse (Jean) Akland, Colin (Michelle) Wiggins and Emelyn (David) Theesen; great-grandchildren, Tanner Akland, Chase Cooper, Ella Harrington, Jesse, Josh, Brandi, Madi, Tara and Seth Petersen, Isabel and Olivia Theesen and Melanie and Tyson Wiggins; three brothers, Clinton (Bev) Wetrosky of Beresford, Dwight (Wava) Wetrosky of Alcester and Lowell (Norma) Wetrosky of Brandon; two sisters, Norma Stene and Irene Fickbohm both of Beresford and one sister-in-law, Shirley Wetrosky of CA. Verda was preceded in death by her two husbands, infant grandson, Joseph, parents and one brother, Donald.

    Funeral services for Verda will be 2PM Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford. Visitation will be Saturday 2-8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with the family present from 6-8PM and a prayer service at 7PM. The family requests memorials to Roseni Lutheran Church or Bethesda of Beresford.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaVerda L. Wetrosky was listed as a daughter in Elmer G. Wetrosky's household on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Howard Lewison

M, d. 1947

Stanley Akland

M, d. December 2001

Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky

M, b. 12 September 1925, d. 15 December 2015
Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky
Father*Elmer G. Wetrosky b. 26 Jul 1897, d. 20 Dec 1988
Mother*Ruth Marie Eberhard b. 20 Mar 1899, d. Feb 1982
  • Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky was born on 12 September 1925 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
  • Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky married Beverly Jean Wevik, daughter of Newton Hilman Wevik and Viola Ethelyn Sommervold, on 5 November 1950.
  • Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky died on 15 December 2015 at age 90 Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky was born September 12, 1925 at the family home in rural LeMars, IA to Elmer and Ruth (Eberhard) Wetrosky. He passed away peacefully with his five children at his side at Bethesda of Beresford on December 15, 2015. He was 90 years, 3 months and 3 days. Clinton attended Merrill Iowa Liberty Consolidated School and Rural Alcester Country Schools. He was proud to be a veteran of World War Two, serving in the Navy from 1945-1946. He was a plankowner on the USS Richard B. Anderson, having gone aboard the ship before it was commissioned.

    He married Beverly Jean Wevik November 5, 1950 and was blessed with 61 years of marriage. Clinton milked cows and farmed. He also worked for the ASCS of Elk Point as a County Fieldman for many years, a job which he thoroughly enjoyed. Clint and Bev lived south of Nora until 1966 when they moved south of Roseni in rural Beresford. They retired in 1996 and moved into Beresford. Clinton enjoyed playing cards anywhere he could, but especially at Spink. He and Bev took a trip to Hawaii many years ago that held special memories for them. The most important thing in Clinton’s life was his family and having everyone together; he cherished every moment he had with them. He and his five children took a trip to Washington, DC three years ago that was unforgettable for all of them. He was also able to go to Maine this summer with a lot of the family. He often talked of these trips and all the memories that were made. He was married at and was a lifelong member of Roseni Lutheran Church. Clint was a member of the Beresford Senior Citizens, he delivered Meals on Wheels, was a VFW member, a member of the Beresford Lions and a Legion member.

    His parents, Elmer and Ruth Wetrosky; wife Beverly; in-laws Newton and Viola Wevik, grandson Tracy Wetrosky, sister Verda Akland and brother Don Wetrosky preceded him in death. Survivors include children, Nancy (Randy) Schaap, Terry Wetrosky, Pam (Randy) Heuer, Jerry (Marlene) Wetrosky and Kim (Dan) Williams; 14 grandchildren, Aaron (Dana) Schaap, Amanda (Paul) Creviston, Abbie (Matt) Bertsch, Lisa (Craig) Ringling, Geoff (Hal) Wetrosky, Lynsey (Eric) Andal, Tara (Todd) Shumansky, Sara (Ben) Delay, Josh (Molly) Homandberg, Rachelle (Matthew) Carlson, Heather (Chris) Hongslo, Jonathan Treiber, Molly McInnis and Emma Williams; 23 great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Estelle, Elijah and Genevieve Schaap, Isabella and Sophia Creviston, Norah and Dawson Bertsch, Connor and Caden Ringling, Shaylen and DeLainey Andal, Jace, Aubrey and Mason Shumansky, Josie, Megan and Cooper DeLay, Lawson Homandberg, and Ella Carlson, Avery, Devin and Skylar Hongslo. Also surviving are his brothers Lowell (Norma) Wetrosky and Dwight Wetrosky; sisters Norma Stene and Irene Fickbohm, sister-in-law Shirley Wetrosky; brother-in-law Eldean (Eleanor) Wevik; sister-in-law Arlene (Wendell) Akland; Lillian Solbue and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    Visitation with family present will be 5-8PM Friday, December 18th at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford with a prayer service at 7PM. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Saturday, December 19th at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford.

    Memorials may be directed to Roseni Lutheran Church.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaClinton Lloyd Wetrosky was listed as a son in Elmer G. Wetrosky's household on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Wava Laurine Mickelson

F, b. 23 May 1930, d. 24 April 2015
Father*Albert Mickelson
Mother*Hilma Eneboe
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 May 1950As of 28 May 1950,her married name was Wetrosky.
  • Wava Laurine Mickelson was born on 23 May 1930.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
  • Wava Laurine Mickelson died on 24 April 2015 at age 84 Wava Laurine Mickelson was born on May 23, 1930 to Albert and Hilma (Eneboe) Mickelson at the family farm in rural Canton, SD. She passed away on April 24, 2015 in Alcester, SD at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 1 day.
    Wava was baptized and confirmed at the Grand Valley Lutheran Church, she attended Grand Valley rural school and graduated from Canton High School in 1948. She then worked for the Bell Telephone Company in Canton until her marriage to Dwight Wetrosky on May 28, 1950. They farmed until retirement in 1991 when they moved to Alcester.

    Wava was a member of Nathanael Lutheran Church where she served as a Circle Leader and Sunday School Teacher and was on the Altar Committee and Ruth WELCA Circle. Wava loved spending time with her family and enjoyed bowling, golf, and doing ceramics. She and Dwight spent winters in L Lano Grande Park in Mercedes, TX, a place they so enjoyed.

    She is survived by her husband Dwight; four daughters, LaZanne Wetrosky, Jolene (Dean) Witt, Becky (Jim) Trudeau and Lorrie (Larry) Reeves; 14 grandchildren, Sean (Sara) Reeves , Nathan (Brooke) Witt, Angela Trudeau, Tiffany (Brian) Leibold, Zachary (Michelle) Witt, Trisha (Jon) Rethinger, Hillary (Steve) Segulla, Natalie (Jesse) Truman , Jesse (Aimee) Trudeau, Ryan Kiernan, Dillon Witt, Malea (Clark) Hutt, Micah (Stacy) Kiernan , Preston Reeves, 16 great grandchildren: Ashtynn, Cossette , Jolie, Halle, Callie, Brady, Kyla, Jude, Nora, Bode, Noah, Cruz, Madelynn,Asher, Michaela, Riley; a special beloved niece, Nan Wandry; and many other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Dorothy Cornelius and Helen Bobbledyk, and her brother Vernon and his wife Naomi.

    Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 29 at Nathanael Lutheran Church, Alcester, with burial to follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester. Visitation will be Tuesday at the church from 6PM to 8PM with a prayer service at 7PM.

John O. Stene Jr.

M, b. 20 February 1929, d. 20 July 2010
Father*John O. Stene b. 21 Sep 1883, d. 26 Apr 1958
Mother*Pearl Ronan b. 15 Apr 1902, d. 2 May 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn O. Stene Jr. was also known as Jack.
  • John O. Stene Jr. was born on 20 February 1929 at Union, South Dakota.
  • He was the son of John O. Stene and Pearl Ronan.
  • John O. Stene Jr. died on 20 July 2010 at age 81 John Jack Stene was born February 20, 1929 in Union County, SD to John O. and Pearl (Ronan) Stene. He died July 20, 2010 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 81 years and five months. Jack attended Brule School and graduated from Beresford High School in 1947. He farmed with his dad. Jack married Norma Wetrosky in 1951 at Roseni Lutheran Church. He farmed in the Beresford area and was a commodity broker in Sioux City and Sioux Falls for 15 years. Jack was a 4-H Leader for 10 years, served on the Rural School Board and was a trustee and usher at Roseni Lutheran Church where he was a lifelong member. He is survived by his wife, Norma; three sons, David Stene and wife Deb of Sioux Falls, Mike Stene and wife Patti of Shawnee, KS and Jim Stene and wife Mary of Lenexa, KS; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Richard Stene and wife Jeannine; sister, Sandra Inberg and husband David and nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents, and two sisters and their husbands, Delores and Bob Greene and Darlene and Cliff Nelson. Memorial services will be 10AM Saturday, July 24th at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford. Visitation with the family present will be 6-8PM Friday at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with a prayer service at 7PM.
Census DateLocation
1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaJohn O. Stene Jr. was listed as a son in John O. Stene's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: 2232; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 158.0.

Donald L. Wetrosky

M, b. 25 July 1933, d. 23 January 2008
Father*Elmer G. Wetrosky b. 26 Jul 1897, d. 20 Dec 1988
Mother*Ruth Marie Eberhard b. 20 Mar 1899, d. Feb 1982