Mary Eliza Richter

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vondran.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Eliza Richter married Bathasar Vondran.

Child of Mary Eliza Richter and Bathasar Vondran

Johann Kiehler

M, b. 13 October 1728, d. 9 April 1773
Father*Johannes Balthasar Kiehler b. 1701, d. 1770
Mother*Barbara Helbing b. 1711
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohann Kiehler was also known as John.
Name VariationJohann Kiehler was also known as Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohann Kiehler married Mary Margaret (?).
Birth13 October 1728Johann Kiehler was born on 13 October 1728 at Struth, Thüringen, Germany.
He was the son of Johannes Balthasar Kiehler and Barbara Helbing.
Death9 April 1773Johann Kiehler died on 9 April 1773 at Struth, Thüringen, Germany, at age 44.

Children of Johann Kiehler and Mary Margaret (?)

Mary Margaret (?)

F, b. 28 November 1739, d. 26 October 1777
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Margaret (?) was also known as Anna Margaretha (?).
Married NameHer married name was Kiehler.
Married NameHer married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Margaret (?) married Johann Kiehler, son of Johannes Balthasar Kiehler and Barbara Helbing.
Birth28 November 1739Mary Margaret (?) was born on 28 November 1739 at Thüringen, Germany.
Death26 October 1777She died on 26 October 1777 at age 37.

Children of Mary Margaret (?) and Johann Kiehler

Johannes Balthasar Kiehler

M, b. 1701, d. 1770
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohannes Balthasar Kiehler married Barbara Helbing.
Birth1701Johannes Balthasar Kiehler was born in 1701 at Struth, Thüringen, Germany.
Death1770He died in 1770 at Struth, Thüringen, Germany.

Child of Johannes Balthasar Kiehler and Barbara Helbing

Barbara Helbing

F, b. 1711
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kiehler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBarbara Helbing married Johannes Balthasar Kiehler.
DeathBarbara Helbing died at Germany.
Birth1711She was born in 1711 at Germany.

Child of Barbara Helbing and Johannes Balthasar Kiehler

Merlin B. Brandt

M, b. 24 May 1920, d. 8 May 2009
Father*Sylvester Joseph Brandt b. 14 Dec 1874, d. 24 Mar 1943
Mother*Mary Susan Duve b. 3 Dec 1883, d. 12 Jun 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMerlin B. Brandt was also known as Tubbs.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 May 1920Merlin B. Brandt was born on 24 May 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Sylvester Joseph Brandt and Mary Susan Duve.
Marriage21 May 1946Merlin B. Brandt married Mabel Patcle, daughter of Frank T. Patcle Sr. and Anna A. Knockel, on 21 May 1946 Merlin Brandt and Mabel Patcle engagement announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 8, 1946 - Merlin Brandt and Mabel Patcle engagement announcement
Death8 May 2009Merlin B. Brandt died on 8 May 2009 at age 88 Merlin B. “Tubbs” Brandt, age 88, of Potosi died Friday, May 8, 2009 at Grant Regiona lHealth Center in Lancaster. He was born on May 24, 1920, the son of Sylvester and Susan (Duve) Brandt in Kieler, WI. Tubbs enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corp in December 1941 serving in Italy, North Africa and the Panama Canal until September 1945 when he was honourably discharged at the rank of Sergeant. He was united in marriage to Mabel “Babe” Patcle on May 21, 1946 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Potosi. Tubbs farmed in rural Potosi and was self-employed carpenter for many years. He enjoyed fishing and telling stories. Tubbs also loved to go to McCartney’s Corner for coffee every morning. Merlin is survived by his wife, Mabel “Babe” of 63 years; four children: Beth (Carl) Abing, Cassville, Greg (Mary) Brandt, Cuba City, Cathy (George) Pennekamp, Pat (Tom) Tobin and Jane (Dale) Ley, all of Potosi; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald Brandt, Kieler; two sisters-in-law, Pearl Brandt, East Moline, IL and Helen Patcle, Potosi; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Walter and Karl. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 11, 2009 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial with Military Honors provided by the Berg Averkamp VFW Post #5276 and the American Legion Post #473, both from Potosi was held in St. Thomas Cemetery, Potosi. Family and friends were welcome from 9:00 a.m. until time of services Monday at the church. The Martin Funeral Home in Potosi is serving the family. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred to the Potosi Rescue Squad and VFW Post #5276 of Potosi.
  • Merlin B. Brandt was the best man at the wedding of Elaine C. Dalsing and Donald L. Brandt on 2 October 1945 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin; Elaine Dalsing and Donald L Brandt marriage announcement.

Mabel Patcle

F, b. 6 March 1924, d. 10 November 2012
Father*Frank T. Patcle Sr. b. 20 Dec 1882, d. 25 Sep 1971
Mother*Anna A. Knockel b. c 1892, d. 27 Apr 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMabel Patcle was also known as Babe.
Married Name21 May 1946As of 21 May 1946,her married name was Brandt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 March 1924Mabel Patcle was born on 6 March 1924 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank T. Patcle Sr. and Anna A. Knockel.
Marriage21 May 1946Mabel Patcle married Merlin B. Brandt, son of Sylvester Joseph Brandt and Mary Susan Duve, on 21 May 1946 Merlin Brandt and Mabel Patcle engagement announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 8, 1946 - Merlin Brandt and Mabel Patcle engagement announcement
Death10 November 2012Mabel Patcle died on 10 November 2012 at age 88 Mabel E. "Babe" Brandt, age 88, of Lancaster, formerly of Potosi, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Orchard Manor. Babe was born on March 6, 1924 in Waterloo Township, WI, daughter of Frank and Anna (Knockle) Patcle. She married Merlin Tubbs Brandt on May 21, 1946 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Potosi. Babe and Tubbs farmed in rural Potosi for most of their lives. In later years, she was a cook at Friedmans Supper Club. She also became known as Grandma Babe while working at Tee-Pee Daycare in Potosi.

Babe is survived by her children, Beth (Carl) Abing of Cassville, Greg (Mary) Brandt of Cuba City, Cathy (George) Pennekamp of Potosi, Pat (Tom) Tobin of Potosi, and Jane (Dale) Ley of Potosi; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Donald Brandt of Kieler; a sister-in-law, Helen Patcle of Potosi; and several nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin in 2009; her parents; two brothers, John Patcle and Frank Patcle Jr; and three sisters, Marge Zenz Cherrier, Mary Zenz, and Florence Elwell.

Funeral Services were held at 11 am on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson, with Fr. Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was in St. Thomas Cemetery in Potosi. Friends called from 9 am until the start of the service Tuesday at the church. Martin Funeral Home, Potosi is serving her family.

Donald L. Brandt

M, b. 29 September 1915, d. 21 January 2013
Father*Sylvester Joseph Brandt b. 14 Dec 1874, d. 24 Mar 1943
Mother*Mary Susan Duve b. 3 Dec 1883, d. 12 Jun 1935
Donald L Brandt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1915Donald L. Brandt was born on 29 September 1915 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Sylvester Joseph Brandt and Mary Susan Duve.
Marriage23 April 1940Donald L. Brandt married Delores A. Dalsing, daughter of Andrew Edward Dalsing and Louisa Mary Franzen, on 23 April 1940.
Marriage2 October 1945Donald L. Brandt married Elaine C. Dalsing, daughter of George Dalsing and Sophie M. (?), on 2 October 1945 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, Elaine Dalsing and Donald L Brandt marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 2, 1945 - Elaine Dalsing and Donald L Brandt marriage announcement
Death21 January 2013Donald L. Brandt died on 21 January 2013 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 97 Donald L. Brandt, 97, of Kieler, Wisconsin, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Busy “B” Farm near Kieler. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Church, Kieler, with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating and concelebrants Rev. Francis Steffen and Rev. Bart Timmerman. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 pm Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Kieler. Friends also may call from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the parish center. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of the arrangements.
Donald was born on September 29, 1915, in Sinnipee, near Kieler, the son of Sylvester and Susan (Duve) Brandt. He married Delores Dalsing on April 23, 1940. She preceded him in death on July 30, 1943. He married Elaine Dalsing on October 2, 1945. She preceded him in death on January 10, 1999.
Donald farmed in the Kieler area all of his life. Until a few years ago Donald was out feeding calves and driving the tractor. Until just recently he was driving the four-wheeler. He also owned and operated Brandt’s General Grocery Store in Kieler for a period of time. Donald was a lifetime member of Immaculate Conception Parish and its Holy Name Society. He was a pillar in his community, a leader to his family and friends, and a true believer in God and his Country.
Surviving are his seven children, Bob (Jeanette) Brandt, of Hazel Green, Mary Jean (Norman) Hanfeld and Karen (Elmer–deceased) Timmerman, both of Kieler, John (Sharon) Brandt, of Cuba City, Diane (Rick) Downing, of Iowa City, IA, David J. Brandt, of Hazel Green, and Joan (John) McClain, of Coralville, IA; 17 grandchildren, Roger (Barb) Brandt, Connie Brandt, Mike (Tracy) Hanfeld, Tony (Martha) Hanfeld, Laura (Ron) Slaats, Tammy (Bob) Brand, Molly (Brian) Lucey, Eric (Joy) Brandt, Melissa (Dave) Fichtinger, Carrie (Matt) Tellevik, Katie Brandt, Susie Downing, Tim (fiancé Beth) Downing, Dan (fiancé Sarah) Downing, Josh, Allison, and Brianna McClain; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his in-laws, Donald (Jane) Dalsing, of Hazel Green, Liz Dalsing, of California, Bernadine Schaefer, of Platteville, and Agnes Kahle, of Hazel Green.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Janice Brandt (1959); a son–in-law, Elmer Timmerman (1999), three brothers and in-laws, Walter, Karl (Pearl) and Merlin (Babe); his mothers and fathers-in-law, Andrew and Louisa Dalsing and George and Sophie Dalsing; and his in-laws, Irma (Joe) Wiederholt, Delmar Dalsing, Myrtle (Art) Weber, Almira (Harold) Weber, Marie (Merlin) Bechen, Lowell Kahle and Elmer Schaefer.
Burialafter 21 January 2013He was buried after 21 January 2013 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Child of Donald L. Brandt and Elaine C. Dalsing

Walter B. Brandt

M, b. 16 January 1913, d. 28 October 1987
Father*Sylvester Joseph Brandt b. 14 Dec 1874, d. 24 Mar 1943
Mother*Mary Susan Duve b. 3 Dec 1883, d. 12 Jun 1935
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 January 1913Walter B. Brandt was born on 16 January 1913 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Sylvester Joseph Brandt and Mary Susan Duve.
Death28 October 1987Walter B. Brandt died on 28 October 1987 at age 74.
Burialafter 28 October 1987He was buried after 28 October 1987 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Karl Brandt

M, b. circa 1918, d. before 2009
Father*Sylvester Joseph Brandt b. 14 Dec 1874, d. 24 Mar 1943
Mother*Mary Susan Duve b. 3 Dec 1883, d. 12 Jun 1935
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageKarl Brandt married Pearl (?).
Birthcirca 1918Karl Brandt was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Sylvester Joseph Brandt and Mary Susan Duve.
Deathbefore 2009Karl Brandt died before 2009.

Irene C. Wiederholt

F, b. 4 December 1909, d. 30 September 1992
Father*John B. Wiederholt b. May 1880, d. 24 Oct 1958
Mother*Elizabeth M. Weber b. 16 May 1881, d. 19 Jan 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Timmerman.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageIrene C. Wiederholt married Delvan Matthias Timmerman, son of Peter Jacob Timmerman and Rosanne Hauser.
Birth4 December 1909Irene C. Wiederholt was born on 4 December 1909.
She was the daughter of John B. Wiederholt and Elizabeth M. Weber.
Death30 September 1992Irene C. Wiederholt died on 30 September 1992 at age 82.
Burialafter 30 September 1992She was buried after 30 September 1992 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Joseph Wiederholt

M, b. 2 September 1822, d. 19 April 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Wiederholt was also known as John.
Name VariationJoseph Wiederholt was also known as Johannes Joseph.
Name VariationJoseph Wiederholt was also known as Joe.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Wiederholt married Victoria Lange.
Birth2 September 1822Joseph Wiederholt was born on 2 September 1822 at Prussia.
Death19 April 1874He died on 19 April 1874 at age 51.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Wiederholt was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1409; Page: 329; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 805409.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 218A; Image: 42; Family History Library Film: 553216.

Victoria Lange

F, b. 25 April 1823, d. 15 February 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wiederholt.
Name VariationVictoria Lange was also known as Victory.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVictoria Lange married Joseph Wiederholt.
Birth25 April 1823Victoria Lange was born on 25 April 1823 at Prussia.
Death15 February 1902She died on 15 February 1902 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinVictoria Lange was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinVictoria Lange was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinVictoria Lange was listed as mother in Valentine Wiederholt's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.3
June 1895Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinVictoria Lange appeared on the census of June 1895 at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin, living alone.

Children of Victoria Lange and Joseph Wiederholt

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1409; Page: 329; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 805409.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 218A; Image: 42; Family History Library Film: 553216.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1427; Family History Film: 1255427; Page: 164C; Enumeration District: 110.

Anna Margaret Thor

F, b. 1880, d. 1960
Father*(?) Thor
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Margaret Thor was also known as Maggie.
Married Namecirca 1903As of circa 1903,her married name was Droessler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1880Anna Margaret Thor was born in 1880 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of (?) Thor.
Marriagecirca 1903Anna Margaret Thor married Valentine Droessler, son of Joseph Droessler and Caroline Wiederholt, circa 1903.
Burial1960Anna Margaret Thor was buried in 1960 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1960She died in 1960.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnna Margaret Thor was listed as wife in Valentine Droessler's household on the 1920 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
7 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnna Margaret Thor was listed as wife in Valentine Droessler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • In November 1923 attended suprise party for Mr and Mrs Ed Hinderman.

Children of Anna Margaret Thor and Valentine Droessler

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 27.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 338.0.

Howard V. Droessler

M, b. 6 December 1919, d. 16 December 1993
Father*Valentine Droessler b. 23 Jul 1876, d. Feb 1965
Mother*Anna Margaret Thor b. 1880, d. 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHoward V. Droessler was also known as Howard D.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 December 1919Howard V. Droessler was born on 6 December 1919 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Valentine Droessler and Anna Margaret Thor.
Death16 December 1993Howard V. Droessler died on 16 December 1993 at age 74.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHoward V. Droessler was listed as a son in Valentine Droessler's household on the 1920 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
7 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHoward V. Droessler was listed as a son in Valentine Droessler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 27.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 338.0.

George Christopher Droessler

M, b. 3 December 1824, d. circa 1863
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Christopher Droessler was also known as Christopher.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 December 1824George Christopher Droessler was born on 3 December 1824 at Prussia.
Marriage16 November 1851He married Maria Margaretha Brandt on 16 November 1851.
Deathcirca 1863George Christopher Droessler died circa 1863 at Wisconsin.

Children of George Christopher Droessler and Maria Margaretha Brandt

Maria Margaretha Brandt

F, b. 6 January 1827, d. 17 July 1904
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Margaretha Brandt was also known as Brand.
Name VariationMaria Margaretha Brandt was also known as Margaret.
Married Name16 November 1851As of 16 November 1851,her married name was Droessler.
Married Nameafter 1855As of after 1855,her married name was Ludwig.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 January 1827Maria Margaretha Brandt was born on 6 January 1827 at Prussia.
Marriage16 November 1851She married George Christopher Droessler on 16 November 1851.
Marriageafter 1855Maria Margaretha Brandt married Henry Ludwig after 1855.
Death17 July 1904Maria Margaretha Brandt died on 17 July 1904 at Wisconsin at age 77.

Children of Maria Margaretha Brandt and George Christopher Droessler

Child of Maria Margaretha Brandt and Henry Ludwig

Henry Ludwig

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriageafter 1855Henry Ludwig married Maria Margaretha Brandt after 1855.

Child of Henry Ludwig and Maria Margaretha Brandt

Henry Ludwig

M, b. 27 March 1864, d. May 1928
Father*Henry Ludwig
Mother*Maria Margaretha Brandt b. 6 Jan 1827, d. 17 Jul 1904
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 March 1864Henry Ludwig was born on 27 March 1864 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Ludwig and Maria Margaretha Brandt.
Marriage18 September 1906Henry Ludwig married Rose Vondra, daughter of Laurence Vondra, on 18 September 1906.
DeathMay 1928Henry Ludwig died in May 1928 at age 64 Henry Ludwig obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal May 4, 1928 - Henry Ludwig obituary

Rita R. Droessler

F, b. 9 December 1922, d. January 1992
Father*William J. Droessler b. 2 Oct 1895, d. Sep 1974
Mother*Angela Winkler b. 26 Aug 1895, d. Sep 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Udelhofen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRita R. Droessler married Lloyd Joseph Udelhofen, son of Harry Eugene Udelhofen and Gladys Margaret Reuter.
Birth9 December 1922Rita R. Droessler was born on 9 December 1922 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
DeathJanuary 1992Rita R. Droessler died in January 1992 at age 69.

Child of Rita R. Droessler and Lloyd Joseph Udelhofen

Michael K. Udelhofen

M, b. 25 March 1950, d. 23 August 2009
Father*Lloyd Joseph Udelhofen b. 14 Feb 1926, d. 14 Oct 1990
Mother*Rita R. Droessler b. 9 Dec 1922, d. Jan 1992
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1950Michael K. Udelhofen was born on 25 March 1950.
He was the son of Lloyd Joseph Udelhofen and Rita R. Droessler.
Death23 August 2009Michael K. Udelhofen died on 23 August 2009 at age 59 Michael K. Udelhofen, age 59, of Platteville, died on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in rural Grant County. Michael was born on March 25, 1950, in Lancaster, son of Lloyd and Rita (Droessler) Udelhofen. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1968. After high school he served in the United States Navy for four years during the Vietnam War. He was married to Patrice Scheafer. He worked for more than 25 years at UW-Platteville, where he was superintendent of building and grounds, retiring on Dec. 21, 2007. He enjoyed tending to his flowers, gardens, fishing, riding his Harley and cleaning "Precious" (his truck). Mike enjoyed his time and companionship with his life partner Laurel Skrede, who also died in the accident. Mike is survived by his daughter, Erin (fiance, Joe Lorenz) Udelhofen of Wauwatosa; three brothers, Rick (Carol) Udelhofen of Bloomington, Mark (Rose Key) Udelhofen of Lancaster, and Jeff (Christy) Udelhofen of Bellflower, Calif; and a sister, Carol (Steve) Lewis of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Platteville. Monsignor Charles Schluter will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 42 and VFW Post No. 5274. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Michael K. Udelhofen Memorial Fund. The Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family.

William J. Droessler

M, b. 2 October 1895, d. September 1974
Father*Joseph Droessler b. 11 Apr 1852, d. 5 Mar 1919
Mother*Caroline Wiederholt b. 13 Nov 1855, d. 1 Dec 1896
William Droessler 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 October 1895William J. Droessler was born on 2 October 1895 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph Droessler and Caroline Wiederholt.
Marriage21 April 1918William J. Droessler married Angela Winkler on 21 April 1918.
DeathSeptember 1974William J. Droessler died in September 1974 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinWilliam J. Droessler was listed as a son in Joseph Droessler's household on the 1900 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; surname listed as Drossler.1
  • In April 1968 50th wedding anniversary of William and Angela (Winkler) Droessler.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 14, 1968 - 50th wedding anniversary of William and Angela (Winkler) Droessler

Children of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241790.

Angela Winkler

F, b. 26 August 1895, d. September 1976
Angela (Winkler) Droessler 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAngela Winkler was also known as Angeline.
Married Name21 April 1918As of 21 April 1918,her married name was Droessler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 August 1895Angela Winkler was born on 26 August 1895 at Wisconsin.
Marriage21 April 1918She married William J. Droessler, son of Joseph Droessler and Caroline Wiederholt, on 21 April 1918.
DeathSeptember 1976Angela Winkler died in September 1976 at age 81.
  • In April 1968 50th wedding anniversary of William and Angela (Winkler) Droessler.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 14, 1968 - 50th wedding anniversary of William and Angela (Winkler) Droessler

Children of Angela Winkler and William J. Droessler

Maxine E. Droessler

F, b. 16 April 1927, d. 10 February 2009
Father*William J. Droessler b. 2 Oct 1895, d. Sep 1974
Mother*Angela Winkler b. 26 Aug 1895, d. Sep 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 April 1945As of 23 April 1945,her married name was Skemp.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 April 1927Maxine E. Droessler was born on 16 April 1927 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
Marriage23 April 1945Maxine E. Droessler married Harvey Skemp on 23 April 1945.
Death10 February 2009Maxine E. Droessler died on 10 February 2009 at age 81 Maxine E. Skemp, 81, formerly of Hillsboro died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center in La Crosse. She was born April 16, 1927, to William and Angela (Winkler) Droessler in Potosi, Wis. On April 23, 1945, she married Harvey Skemp in Tennyson, Wis., and he preceded her in death on July 7, 1974. Maxine is survived by six children, Susan Skemp of La Crosse, Al (Doris) Skemp of Kendall, Samuel (Julie) Skemp of Sun Prairie, Wis., Terry (Gail) Skemp of West Salem, Wis., Kevin (Kathi) Skemp of Omaha, Neb., and Lisa (Tim) Thornton of La Crosse; grandchildren, Chad (Jen) Skemp, Kristin (Jeff) Meckley, Laura (Lee) Deal, Jeremy (Nikki) Skemp, Max Thornton, Melissa (Jason) Haberman, Bill Clark, Charles Clark (Cristina), Angie Novy, Kristie (Mitch) McCoic and Kim (Dan) McCormick; great-grandchildren, Danielle, Emma, Tessa, Julius, Ace, Raine, Maddox, Andy, Brandon, John, Hannah, Jacob, Casey and Ryan; one brother, William (Gail) Droessler of Rockford, Ill; and sister-in-law, Ruth Droessler of Lancaster, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harvey; two brothers, Joseph (Henrietta) Droessler and Don (Marie) Droessler; three sisters, Rita (Lloyd) Udelhofen; Beulah (Dan) Loeffelholz and Rose (Karl) Zart; and her daughter-in-law, Cindy Skemp. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at Vosseteig Funeral Home, 708 S. Main St., (Hwy. 14 S), Westby. Father Robert J. Cook will officiate. Private burial will be in St. Joseph Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 10:30 a.m. at Vosseteig Funeral Home in Westby.

Harvey Skemp

M, d. 7 July 1974
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage23 April 1945Harvey Skemp married Maxine E. Droessler, daughter of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler, on 23 April 1945.
Death7 July 1974Harvey Skemp died on 7 July 1974.

Joseph Calvin Droessler

M, b. 18 November 1929, d. 9 May 1995
Father*William J. Droessler b. 2 Oct 1895, d. Sep 1974
Mother*Angela Winkler b. 26 Aug 1895, d. Sep 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Calvin Droessler was also known as Calvin.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Calvin Droessler married Henrietta Dresen.
Birth18 November 1929Joseph Calvin Droessler was born on 18 November 1929.
He was the son of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
Death9 May 1995Joseph Calvin Droessler died on 9 May 1995 at age 65.

Child of Joseph Calvin Droessler and Henrietta Dresen

Henrietta Dresen

F, b. 28 January 1932, d. December 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Droessler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenrietta Dresen married Joseph Calvin Droessler, son of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
Birth28 January 1932Henrietta Dresen was born on 28 January 1932.
DeathDecember 1979She died in December 1979 at age 47.

Child of Henrietta Dresen and Joseph Calvin Droessler

Donald V. Droessler

M, b. 30 April 1920, d. 2 August 2000
Father*William J. Droessler b. 2 Oct 1895, d. Sep 1974
Mother*Angela Winkler b. 26 Aug 1895, d. Sep 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDonald V. Droessler was also known as Don.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 April 1920Donald V. Droessler was born on 30 April 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
Marriage15 April 1941Donald V. Droessler married Marie E. Langkamp, daughter of George Bernard Langkamp and Emma Fure, on 15 April 1941.
Death2 August 2000Donald V. Droessler died on 2 August 2000 at age 80.

Children of Donald V. Droessler and Marie E. Langkamp

Marie E. Langkamp

F, b. 28 January 1922, d. 15 January 2006
Father*George Bernard Langkamp b. 14 Apr 1899, d. 15 Mar 1959
Mother*Emma Fure b. 1900, d. 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 April 1941As of 15 April 1941,her married name was Droessler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 January 1922Marie E. Langkamp was born on 28 January 1922 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of George Bernard Langkamp and Emma Fure.
Marriage15 April 1941Marie E. Langkamp married Donald V. Droessler, son of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler, on 15 April 1941.
Death15 January 2006Marie E. Langkamp died on 15 January 2006 at age 83.

Children of Marie E. Langkamp and Donald V. Droessler

Beulah J. Droessler

F, b. 8 October 1921, d. 22 February 2002
Father*William J. Droessler b. 2 Oct 1895, d. Sep 1974
Mother*Angela Winkler b. 26 Aug 1895, d. Sep 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Loeffelholz.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBeulah J. Droessler married Daniel Arthur Loeffelholz, son of George Loeffelholz and Matilda Kirchberg.
Birth8 October 1921Beulah J. Droessler was born on 8 October 1921 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William J. Droessler and Angela Winkler.
Death22 February 2002Beulah J. Droessler died on 22 February 2002 at age 80.