Carl Rostad

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Rostad married Mildred Turner, daughter of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.

Elmer G. Wetrosky

M, b. 26 July 1897, d. 20 December 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 July 1897Elmer G. Wetrosky was born on 26 July 1897 at Iowa.
Marriage1919He married Ruth Marie Eberhard in 1919.
Death20 December 1988Elmer G. Wetrosky died on 20 December 1988 at age 91.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 March 1899Ruth Marie Eberhard was born on 20 March 1899 at Iowa.
Marriage1919She married Elmer G. Wetrosky in 1919.
DeathFebruary 1982Ruth Marie Eberhard died in February 1982 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 September 1920Verda L. Wetrosky was born on 10 September 1920 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
Marriage1939Verda L. Wetrosky married Howard Lewison in 1939.
Marriage1948Verda L. Wetrosky married Stanley Akland in 1948.
Death15 September 2010Verda 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 DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1939Howard Lewison married Verda L. Wetrosky, daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard, in 1939.
Death1947Howard Lewison died in 1947.

Stanley Akland

M, d. December 2001
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1948Stanley Akland married Verda L. Wetrosky, daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard, in 1948.
DeathDecember 2001Stanley Akland died in December 2001.

Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky

M, b. 12 September 1925, d. 15 December 2015
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 September 1925Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky was born on 12 September 1925 at Iowa.
He was the son of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
Marriage5 November 1950Clinton Lloyd Wetrosky married Beverly Jean Wevik, daughter of Newton Hilman Wevik and Viola Ethelyn Sommervold, on 5 November 1950.
Death15 December 2015Clinton 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 DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 May 1930Wava Laurine Mickelson was born on 23 May 1930.
She was the daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
Death24 April 2015Wava 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
John Stene Jr 1947 senior portrait Beresford High School, Beresford, Union, SD
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn O. Stene Jr. was also known as Jack.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 February 1929John O. Stene Jr. was born on 20 February 1929 at Union, South Dakota.
He was the son of John O. Stene and Pearl Ronan.
Death20 July 2010John 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 DateLocationDescription
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
  • John O. Stene Jr. graduated in 1947 at Beresford High School, Beresford, Union, South Dakota.

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.

Irene B. Wetrosky

F, b. 10 February 1922, d. 6 May 2019
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 Name1941As of 1941,her married name was Miller.
Married Name1995As of 1995,her married name was Fickbohm.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 February 1922Irene B. Wetrosky was born on 10 February 1922 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
Marriage1995Irene B. Wetrosky married Merl L. Fickbohm, son of George William Fickbohm and Inez G. Shuck, in 1995.
Death6 May 2019Irene B. Wetrosky died on 6 May 2019 at age 97 Irene Wetrosky Miller Fickbohm, 97, was born February 10, 1922 to Elmer and Ruth (Eberhard) Wetrosky at rural Merrill, Iowa. She went through eighth grade at Liberty Consolidated school. The family then moved to rural Alcester where she graduated from Alcester High School in 1939. Irene married William Bruce Miller in rural Hawarden in 1941. Four children were raised on the family farm: Gail (Kent) Gardner, Bill (Marilyn) Miller, Greg (Stephne) Miller and Keith (Shelley) Miller. Irene married Merl Fickbohm in 1995 and brought four step-children into the family; Marilyn (James) Lyle, Elaine (Curtis) Sandvall, Duane (Glenna) Fickbohm and Dwight (Sherry) Fickbohm. Irene has 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; in addition, there are many step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, step-great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Irene worked in factories in her early years, including a meat packing plant in Sioux City. She loved to sew, quilt and crochet. She enjoyed family reunions, playing cards with her siblings and talking about friends and relatives from days gone by. Irene was gifted with a wonderful sense of humor and a quick wit. She was a dual member of Union Creek and Roseni Lutheran churches.

She is also survived by her three siblings, Dwight Wetrosky, Norma Stene and Lowell (Norma) Wetrosky; and sister-in-law, Shirley Wetrosky. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Merl; sister, Verda Akland; brothers, Don Wetrosky and Clinton Wetrosky; brothers-in-law, Stanley Akland and Jack Stene; sisters-in-law, Beverly Wetrosky and Wava Wetrosky and two nephews and one niece.

Funeral services will be 10AM Friday, May 10, 2019 at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford with burial at Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be 5-7PM Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaIrene B. 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.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 July 1933Donald L. Wetrosky was born on 25 July 1933.
He was the son of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
Death23 January 2008Donald L. Wetrosky died on 23 January 2008 at age 74.

John O. Stene

M, b. 21 September 1883, d. 26 April 1958
Father*Ole J. Stene b. Jun 1848, d. 1933
Mother*Anna B. Johnson b. Feb 1861, d. 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn O. Stene was also known as unknown.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJohn O. Stene was born at Iowa.
Birth21 September 1883He was born on 21 September 1883 at South Dakota also reported as Sep 1882.
He was the son of Ole J. Stene and Anna B. Johnson.
Marriagecirca 1922John O. Stene married Pearl Ronan, daughter of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?), circa 1922.
Death26 April 1958John O. Stene died on 26 April 1958 at age 74.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaJohn O. Stene was listed as a son in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
25 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaJohn O. Stene was listed as a son in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole J. Lykken.2
1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaJohn O. Stene was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3

Children of John O. Stene and Pearl Ronan

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 340.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 568; FHL Number: 1375502.
  3. [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.

Pearl Ronan

F, b. 15 April 1902, d. 2 May 1984
Father*Richard Ronan b. Jun 1869, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Mary A. (?) b. Aug 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPearl Ronan was also known as Theresa Pearl.
Married Namecirca 1926As of circa 1926,her married name was Stene.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 April 1902Pearl Ronan was born on 15 April 1902 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?).
Marriagecirca 1922Pearl Ronan married John O. Stene, son of Ole J. Stene and Anna B. Johnson, circa 1922.
Death2 May 1984Pearl Ronan died on 2 May 1984 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaPearl Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaPearl Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole L. Lykken.2
1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaPearl Ronan was listed as wife in John O. Stene's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3

Children of Pearl Ronan and John O. Stene

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.
  3. [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.

Delores Lorraine Stene

F, b. 24 August 1922, d. 20 March 2002
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 VariationDelores Lorraine Stene was also known as Lorraine.
Married NameHer married name was Greene.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 August 1922Delores Lorraine Stene was born on 24 August 1922 at Sioux City, Iowa.
She was the daughter of John O. Stene and Pearl Ronan.
Birthcirca 1923Delores Lorraine Stene was born circa 1923 at Iowa.
Death20 March 2002She died on 20 March 2002 at age 79 Delores L. Greene, 79 years, of Arlington, died March 20, 2002 in Arlington. Delores was born August 24, 1922 in Sioux City, IA. Delores is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert; two brothers, Jack and Norma Stene of Alcester, S.D; Dick and
Jennine Stene of Beresford, S.D; and her sister, Sandra and Dave Inberg of Beresford, S.D. She leaves two sons, Robert and Mary of Kemmerer, WY and John and Jan of Citrus Heights, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Pearl Stene; and her sister, Darlene Nelson. Delores was retired from the University of Washington. Delores loved her family and her beloved pets and was an avid gardener. Funeral Service 1:30pm, Monday, March 25, 2002 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Arlington, followed by burial at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Sheltering Arms Animal Facility at 19118 63rd NE, Arlington or the Darrington Clinic Guild at PO Box 126, Darrington, WA 98241 Arrangements entrusted to Weller Funeral Home, Arlington.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaDelores Lorraine Stene was listed as a daughter 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.

Darlene M. (?)

F, b. 26 January 1925, d. 6 November 1991
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 VariationDarlene M. (?) was also known as Stene.
Married NameHer married name was Nelson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 January 1925Darlene M. (?) was born on 26 January 1925 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of John O. Stene and Pearl Ronan.
Death6 November 1991Darlene M. (?) died on 6 November 1991 at age 66.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaDarlene M. (?) was listed as a daughter in John O. Stene's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1
  • Darlene M. (?) obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota.

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.

Richard Ronan

M, b. June 1869, d. after January 1920
Father*(?) Ronan
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1869Richard Ronan was born in June 1869 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of (?) Ronan.
Marriagecirca 1896Richard Ronan married Mary A. (?) circa 1896.
Marriage30 November 1908Richard Ronan married Bertha M. Benjamin, daughter of David Benjamin and Jane (?), on 30 November 1908 at 2nd marriage for him; first for her, Union, South Dakota.
Deathafter January 1920Richard Ronan died after January 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaRichard Ronan was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota, living next door to Ole L. Lykken.3

Children of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 332.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.

Mary A. (?)

F, b. August 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1896As of circa 1896,her married name was Ronan.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1874Mary A. (?) was born in August 1874 at Iowa.
Marriagecirca 1896She married Richard Ronan, son of (?) Ronan, circa 1896.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaMary A. (?) was listed as wife in Richard Ronan's household on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
  • Mary A. (?) had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary A. (?) and Richard Ronan

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 332.

Ella M. Ronan

F, b. May 1897
Father*Richard Ronan b. Jun 1869, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Mary A. (?) b. Aug 1874
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1897Ella M. Ronan was born in May 1897 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaElla M. Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaElla M. Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaElla M. Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole L. Lykken.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 332.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.

William Clarence Ronan

M, b. August 1899
Father*Richard Ronan b. Jun 1869, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Mary A. (?) b. Aug 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Clarence Ronan was also known as Clarence.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1899William Clarence Ronan was born in August 1899 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaWilliam Clarence Ronan was listed as a son in Richard Ronan's household on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaWilliam Clarence Ronan was listed as a son in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaWilliam Clarence Ronan was listed as a son in Richard Ronan's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole L. Lykken.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 332.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.

Anna G. Ronan

F, b. circa 1905
Father*Richard Ronan b. Jun 1869, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Mary A. (?) b. Aug 1874
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1905Anna G. Ronan was born circa 1905 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaAnna G. Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaAnna G. Ronan was listed as a daughter in Richard Ronan's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole L. Lykken.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.

Edwin F. Ronan

M, b. March 1900
Father*Richard Ronan b. Jun 1869, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Mary A. (?) b. Aug 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdwin F. Ronan was also known as Edwin T.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1900Edwin F. Ronan was born in March 1900 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Richard Ronan and Mary A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaEdwin F. Ronan was listed as a son in Richard Ronan's household on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaEdwin F. Ronan was listed as a son in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 332.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.

James Ronan

M, b. circa 1863, d. after April 1910
Father*(?) Ronan
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1863James Ronan was born circa 1863 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of (?) Ronan.
Marriagecirca 1904James Ronan married Mary N. (?) circa 1904.
Deathafter April 1910James Ronan died after April 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaJames Ronan was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota, living next door to Isak Lykken.1

Children of James Ronan and Mary N. (?)

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.

Mary N. (?)

F, b. circa 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1904As of circa 1904,her married name was Ronan.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1883Mary N. (?) was born circa 1883 at Iowa.
Marriagecirca 1904She married James Ronan, son of (?) Ronan, circa 1904.
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaMary N. (?) was listed as wife in James Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Isak Lykken.1
  • Mary N. (?) had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children.

Children of Mary N. (?) and James Ronan

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.

Glenn T. Ronan

M, b. circa 1906
Father*James Ronan b. c 1863, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Mary N. (?) b. c 1883
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Glenn T. Ronan was born circa 1906 at South Dakota.
He was the son of James Ronan and Mary N. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaGlenn T. Ronan was listed as a son in James Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Isak Lykken.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.

Harold P. Ronan

M, b. circa 1908
Father*James Ronan b. c 1863, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Mary N. (?) b. c 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarold P. Ronan was also known as Herold P.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Harold P. Ronan was born circa 1908 at South Dakota.
He was the son of James Ronan and Mary N. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaHarold P. Ronan was listed as a son in James Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Isak Lykken.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.

(?) Ronan

M

Children of (?) Ronan

Bertha M. Benjamin

F, b. November 1883
Father*David Benjamin b. Apr 1832, d. a 1900
Mother*Jane (?) b. May 1845, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 November 1908As of 30 November 1908,her married name was Ronan.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1883Bertha M. Benjamin was born in November 1883 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of David Benjamin and Jane (?).
Marriage30 November 1908Bertha M. Benjamin married Richard Ronan, son of (?) Ronan, on 30 November 1908 at 2nd marriage for him; first for her, Union, South Dakota.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Prairie, Union, South DakotaBertha M. Benjamin was listed as a daughter in David Benjamin's household on the 1900 Census at Prairie, Union, South Dakota.1
30 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaBertha M. Benjamin was listed as wife in Richard Ronan's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
24 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaBertha M. Benjamin was listed as wife in Richard Ronan's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole L. Lykken.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Prairie, Union, South Dakota; Roll: 1555; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0332; FHL microfilm: 1241555.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 573; FHL Number: 1375502.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250, Sheet 5B, dwelling 84.

Ole J. Stene

M, b. June 1848, d. 1933
Father*Jon Jørgensen Stene b. 1826
Mother*Kari Jonsdatter b. c 1822, d. b 1882
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1848Ole J. Stene was born in June 1848 at Norway also reported as Jun 1847.
He was the son of Jon Jørgensen Stene and Kari Jonsdatter.
Marriagecirca 1878Ole J. Stene married Anna B. Johnson circa 1878.
Death1933Ole J. Stene died in 1933.
Census DateLocationDescription
1865Stene farm, Byneset, NorwayOle J. Stene appeared on the census of 1865 in the household of Jon Jørgensen Stene at Stene farm, Byneset, Norway; living on 1st household on Stene farm; 2nd household is Jon Olsen family.1
23 June 1880Spink, Union, Dakota TerritoryOle J. Stene was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Spink, Union, Dakota Territory, living next door to Ole J. Lykken; surname listed as Sten.2
22 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.3
25 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota, living next door to Ole J. Lykken.4
3 January 1920Beresford, Lincoln, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota.5
22 April 1930Beresford, Lincoln, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota.6
  • Ole J. Stene immigrated in 1870.

Children of Ole J. Stene and Anna B. Johnson

Citations

  1. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1865 for 1655P Byneset prestegjeld
    ID: 38326.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Spink, Union, Dakota Territory; Roll: 115; Family History Film: 1254115; Page: 409A; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 0019.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 340.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 568; FHL Number: 1375502.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1722; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 571.
  6. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota; Roll: 2226; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 505.0.

Anna B. Johnson

F, b. February 1861, d. 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1878As of circa 1878,her married name was Stene.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1861Anna B. Johnson was born in February 1861 at Sweden.
Marriagecirca 1878She married Ole J. Stene, son of Jon Jørgensen Stene and Kari Jonsdatter, circa 1878.
Death1952Anna B. Johnson died in 1952.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1880Spink, Union, Dakota TerritoryAnna B. Johnson was listed as wife in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1880 Census at Spink, Union, Dakota Territory; living next door to Ole J. Lykken; surname listed as Sten.1
22 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna B. Johnson was listed as wife in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.2
25 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaAnna B. Johnson was listed as wife in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole J. Lykken.3
3 January 1920Beresford, Lincoln, South DakotaAnna B. Johnson was listed as wife in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1920 Census at Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota.4
22 April 1930Beresford, Lincoln, South DakotaAnna B. Johnson was listed as wife in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1930 Census at Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota.5
  • Anna B. Johnson immigrated in 1872.
  • She had 8 with 6 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 8 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anna B. Johnson and Ole J. Stene

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Spink, Union, Dakota Territory; Roll: 115; Family History Film: 1254115; Page: 409A; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 0019.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 340.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 568; FHL Number: 1375502.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1722; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 571.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota; Roll: 2226; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 505.0.

Ella Stene

F, b. November 1886
Father*Ole J. Stene b. Jun 1848, d. 1933
Mother*Anna B. Johnson b. Feb 1861, d. 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElla Stene was also known as Eli.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1886Ella Stene was born in November 1886 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Ole J. Stene and Anna B. Johnson.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaElla Stene was listed as a daughter in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
25 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaElla Stene was listed as a daughter in Ole J. Stene's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Ole J. Lykken.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1555; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 340.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0431; Image: 568; FHL Number: 1375502.