Henrietta Wagner

F, b. May 1825, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1850As of circa 1850,her married name was Truebgar.
Married Namecirca 1850As of circa 1850,her married name was Truebger.
  • Henrietta Wagner was born in May 1825 at Saxe Weimer, Germany.
  • She married Gottfried Truebgar circa 1850.
  • Henrietta Wagner died before 1910.
Census DateLocation
21 August 1860Township 13 S Range 6 E, Pope, IllinoisHenrietta Wagner was listed in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1860 Census at Township 13 S Range 6 E, Pope, Illinois.1
2 June 1870Township 13 Range 7, Pope, IllinoisHenrietta Wagner was listed in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1870 Census at Township 13 Range 7, Pope, Illinois.2
6 July 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisHenrietta Wagner was listed as wife in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois; living next door to William Truebgar.3
19 June 1900Golconda, Pope, IllinoisHenrietta Wagner was listed as wife in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1900 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.4
     Henrietta Wagner had 10 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Henrietta Wagner and Gottfried Truebgar

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 24. Dwelling 164.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 10. Dwelling 77.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 132A. ED86. Dwelling 348.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED60. Dwelling 201.

Frederick Albert Truebger

M, b. July 1864, d. 9 January 1935
Father*Gottfried Truebgar b. Oct 1826, d. a May 1910
Mother*Henrietta Wagner b. May 1825, d. b 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Albert Truebger was also known as Truebgar.
Name VariationFrederick Albert Truebger was also known as Fred.
Name VariationFrederick Albert Truebger was also known as Albert.
  • Frederick Albert Truebger was born in July 1864 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Truebgar and Henrietta Wagner.
  • Frederick Albert Truebger married Lydia F. (?) circa 1891.
  • Frederick Albert Truebger died on 9 January 1935 at Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, at age 70.1
Census DateLocation
2 June 1870Township 13 Range 7, Pope, IllinoisFrederick Albert Truebger was listed in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1870 Census at Township 13 Range 7, Pope, Illinois.2
6 July 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisFrederick Albert Truebger was listed as a son in Gottfried Truebgar's household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois; living next door to William Truebgar.3
5 June 1900Du Quoin, Perry, IllinoisFrederick Albert Truebger was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois.4
15 April 1910Du Quoin Ward 1, Perry, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Du Quoin Ward 1, Perry, Illinois.5
2 January 1920Du Quoin, Perry, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois.6

Children of Frederick Albert Truebger and Lydia F. (?)

Citations

  1. [S238] Illinois Death Records, by Illinois, certificate 0003019.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 10. Dwelling 77.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 132A. ED86. Dwelling 348.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 93.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED72. Dwelling 4.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 186.

James M. Parr

M, b. circa 1868
Census DateLocation
10 February 1920Rippey Town, Washington Township, Greene, IowaJames M. Parr was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Rippey Town, Washington Township, Greene, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED118. Dwelling 48.

Eliza Ann Newhouse

F, b. 1848
Father*George W. Newhouse b. 15 Sep 1822
Mother*Nancy Kirkpatrick b. 15 Jun 1824
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 November 1872As of 14 November 1872,her married name was Newbold.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1880Jackson, Rush, IndianaEliza Ann Newhouse was listed as wife in James T. Newbold's household on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1

Children of Eliza Ann Newhouse and James T. Newbold

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

James T. Newbold

M, b. circa 1851
Census DateLocation
1 June 1880Jackson, Rush, IndianaJames T. Newbold was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1

Children of James T. Newbold and Eliza Ann Newhouse

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

Arvill W. Newbold

M, b. circa 1874
Father*James T. Newbold b. c 1851
Mother*Eliza Ann Newhouse b. 1848
Census DateLocation
1 June 1880Jackson, Rush, IndianaArvill W. Newbold was listed as a son in James T. Newbold's household on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

Stella T. Newbold

F, b. circa 1875
Father*James T. Newbold b. c 1851
Mother*Eliza Ann Newhouse b. 1848
Census DateLocation
1 June 1880Jackson, Rush, IndianaStella T. Newbold was listed as a daughter in James T. Newbold's household on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

Irene Lydia Stolzenbach

F, b. 30 August 1926, d. 19 January 2013
Irene (Stolzenbach) Knitter Cunningham
Father*Heinrich Johann Stolzenbach b. 1 Jun 1882, d. 26 Jan 1950
Mother*Lydia Fay Frahm b. 12 Apr 1888, d. 16 Jul 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 August 1948As of 21 August 1948,her married name was Knitter.
Married Name1997As of 1997,her married name was Cunningham.
  • Irene Lydia Stolzenbach was born on 30 August 1926 at Illinois also reported as 1927.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Johann Stolzenbach and Lydia Fay Frahm.
  • Irene Lydia Stolzenbach married Edward J. Knitter on 21 August 1948 at Kankakee, Illinois.
  • Irene Lydia Stolzenbach married Gene Cunningham in 1997.
  • Irene Lydia Stolzenbach died on 19 January 2013 at age 86 Irene Knitter-Cunningham passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the age of 86 at her home in Belton. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Lydia Stolzenbach, all five brothers and sisters, and her first husband, Edward J. Knitter, who died in 1985. She was born August 30, 1926 in Beecher, IL, married Edward in 1948 in Grant Park, IL, and moved to the Kansas City area in 1956 where she spent the rest of her life. She and Edward operated the Grandview Roller Rink for 18 years until 1978. They became interested in collectibles and antiques in the early 1970s. She became an antique dealer, an occupation which continued to be her passion for the rest of her life. In 1997, she married Gene Cunningham who joined her in doing antique shows all over the country until her dementia forced them to retire in 2011. Irene was a Lutheran throughout her life. She is survived by her loving husband Gene, her son Bob Knitter and wife Judy, her daughter Bonnie Hubler and husband Richard, and four grandchildren Ashley, Lindsey, Ryan and Chris Knitter. The family is grateful to St. Luke's Hospice staff for their care and support. Services will be in the chapel at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd, on Saturday, January 26. Visitation will be at 12:00 p.m., followed by the funeral at 1:00 p.m. A reception will be held at Mt. Moriah & Freeman immediately after the service. There will not be a graveside service.

    Published in Kansas City Star on January 22, 2013.
  • She was buried after 19 January 2013 at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri.
Census DateLocation
14 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisIrene Lydia Stolzenbach was listed as a daughter in Heinrich Johann Stolzenbach's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
     In June 1952 at Illinois attended Marjorie Flickinger bridal shower. In March 1961 at Cook, Illinois, attended Sandra Joyce Michaels confirmation celebration.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 113.

Herman Wilkening

M, b. 1 November 1889, d. 3 November 1927
Father*Heinrich P. Wilkening b. Oct 1851, d. 1929
Mother*Augusta Plagge b. Mar 1862, d. 1944
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisHerman Wilkening was listed as a son in Heinrich P. Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 101.

Lester L. Meyer

M, b. 9 December 1920, d. 16 March 2010
Father*Adolph F. Meyer b. 19 May 1893, d. Nov 1982
Mother*Emelie Rosine Frahm b. 26 May 1898, d. 9 Feb 1971
  • Lester L. Meyer married Helmene L. Bohl.
  • Lester L. Meyer was born on 9 December 1920 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Adolph F. Meyer and Emelie Rosine Frahm.
  • Lester L. Meyer died on 16 March 2010 at age 89.
  • He was buried after 16 March 2010 at Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
29 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisLester L. Meyer was listed as a son in Adolph F. Meyer's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 224.

(?) Long

M

Children of (?) Long

Emily M. Long

F, b. circa 1909
Father*(?) Long
  • Emily M. Long was born circa 1909 at Calfornia.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Long.
Census DateLocation
5 April 1930Oakland, Alameda, CaliforniaEmily M. Long was listed as a sister-in-law in William Clinton Leeper's household on the 1930 Census at Oakland, Alameda, California.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED1-157. Dwelling 159.

Elizabeth Ann Baker

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1957
Father*(?) Baker
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 November 1914As of 23 November 1914,her married name was Graeber.
Married Nameafter 1923As of after 1923,her married name was Fenner.
Census DateLocation
1920Graber, Prairie, MontanaElizabeth Ann Baker was listed as a daughter in Adolph G. Graeber's household on the 1920 Census at Graber, Prairie, Montana; surname listed as Graber.1
11 April 1930White Lake, Aurora, South DakotaElizabeth Ann Baker was listed as wife in Edward Benton Fenner's household on the 1930 Census at White Lake, Aurora, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Graber, Prairie, Montana; Roll: T625_974; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 107; Image: 850.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED1-24. Dwelling 4.

Lillian Margaret Stancer

F, b. 25 June 1914, d. 28 January 2018
Lillian (Stancer) Kahnke
Father*Fredrick B. Stancer b. 18 Jul 1885, d. 8 May 1979
Mother*Rose Winfred Kaney b. 21 Oct 1885, d. 2 Mar 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 September 1941As of 16 September 1941,her married name was Kahnke.
  • Lillian Margaret Stancer was born on 25 June 1914 at Fulda, Murray, Minnesota.
  • She was the daughter of Fredrick B. Stancer and Rose Winfred Kaney.
  • Lillian Margaret Stancer married Carl Jerome Kahnke, son of Ambrose Jerome Kahnke and Clara Agatha Mertens, on 16 September 1941 at Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota.
  • Lillian Margaret Stancer died on 28 January 2018 at age 103 Lillian Kahnke passed away at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the age of 103. Mass of Christian Burial for Lillian will be at 10:30AM Friday, February 2, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples, with Father Arlie Sowada officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls, MN.

    Lillian was born June 25, 1914 in Fulda, MN to Fred and Rose Stancer. During her early years, her parents farmed in many rented places in Eastern South Dakota and Southwest Minnesota. She got an 8th grade education. Later, Lillian went to Beauty School in St. Paul, MN and worked in a beauty salon. Lillian was united in marriage to Carl Jerome Kahnke on September 16, 1941 in Redwood Falls, MN. He then served in World War II and she became an avid life long member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Lillian worked in a bakery and a Dime Store during that time. After the war, they moved to Ogema, MN and raised four girls while Lillian settled down to being a farm wife for 26 years. They then moved to Hector, MN for 33 years to help her aging parents. Carl died when they were both 86 and when she was 93, she knew she needed to be by family. Lillian has lived in Staples, MN for 10 years.

    Lillian is survived by her daughters, Rose Mary (Mike) Blessing of Staples, MN, Clara (Jerry) Zeller of Clara City, MN, Mary (Brad) Karg of Glencoe, MN, Susan (Bob) Baker of Ogema, MN; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one step-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl; three infant grandchildren; two infant great grandchildren; and two brothers. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, MN.
  • She was buried after 28 January 2018 at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota.
Census DateLocation
13 February 1920Lawrence, Charles Mix, South DakotaLillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a daughter in Fredrick B. Stancer's household on the 1920 Census at Lawrence, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
11 April 1930Independence, Douglas, South DakotaLillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a daughter in Fredrick B. Stancer's household on the 1930 Census at Independence, Douglas, South Dakota.2
8 April 1940Redwood Falls, Redwood, MinnesotaLillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a lodger with her cousin Florence Hrdlicka living with the Wesley Hardy family on the 1940 Census at Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50. Dwelling 19.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-11. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1951; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 64-23B.

John F. Silvis

M, b. 3 July 1922, d. 26 September 1964
Father*Charles Franklin Silvis b. 17 Apr 1893, d. 1962
Mother*Elizabeth M. Kaney b. 24 Feb 1895, d. 1 Dec 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn F. Silvis was also known as John B.
Census DateLocation
11 April 1930Highland, Charles Mix, South DakotaJohn F. Silvis was listed as a son in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1930 Census at Highland, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
1940Ravinia, Charles Mix, South DakotaJohn F. Silvis was listed as a son in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1940 Census at Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-11. Dwelling 46.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-24.

Theresa W. Silvis

F, b. circa 1927, d. before February 1975
Father*Charles Franklin Silvis b. 17 Apr 1893, d. 1962
Mother*Elizabeth M. Kaney b. 24 Feb 1895, d. 1 Dec 1982
Census DateLocation
11 April 1930Highland, Charles Mix, South DakotaTheresa W. Silvis was listed as a daughter in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1930 Census at Highland, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
1940Ravinia, Charles Mix, South DakotaTheresa W. Silvis was listed as a daughter in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1940 Census at Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-11. Dwelling 46.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-24.

Eula Carolyn Tescher

F, b. 1 September 1922, d. 24 April 2008
Father*Roland Evert Tescher b. 27 Jul 1886, d. 12 Apr 1948
Mother*Grace Lula Mcclain b. 16 Feb 1890, d. 9 Aug 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 October 1946As of 12 October 1946,her married name was Hallman.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Duell, Perkins, South DakotaEula Carolyn Tescher was listed as a daughter in Roland Evert Tescher's household on the 1930 Census at Duell, Perkins, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53-16. Dwelling 1.

Harry James Tescher

M, b. 29 April 1925, d. 30 June 1986
Father*Roland Evert Tescher b. 27 Jul 1886, d. 12 Apr 1948
Mother*Grace Lula Mcclain b. 16 Feb 1890, d. 9 Aug 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarry James Tescher was also known as Jim.
  • Harry James Tescher was born on 29 April 1925 at Date, South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Roland Evert Tescher and Grace Lula Mcclain.
  • Harry James Tescher died on 30 June 1986 at Bison, Perkins, South Dakota, at age 61.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Duell, Perkins, South DakotaHarry James Tescher was listed as a son in Roland Evert Tescher's household on the 1930 Census at Duell, Perkins, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53-16. Dwelling 1.

Effie B. Neal

F, b. 17 July 1904, d. 22 March 1933
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1924As of circa 1924,her married name was Woodrome.
  • Effie B. Neal was born on 17 July 1904 at Kentucky.
  • She married George Henry Woodrome, son of George W. Woodrome and Anna McClain, circa 1924.
  • Effie B. Neal died on 22 March 1933 at Jefferson, Illinois, at age 28.
  • She was buried after 22 March 1933 at Bald Hill Cemetery, Bald Hill, Jefferson, Illinois.1
    Woodrome, Effie B - headstone
Census DateLocation
17 April 1930Mount Vernon, Jefferson, IllinoisEffie B. Neal was listed as wife in George Henry Woodrome's household on the 1930 Census at Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois.2

Child of Effie B. Neal and George Henry Woodrome

Citations

  1. [S279] Bald Hill Cemetery, Jefferson, IL, online http://www.iltrails.org/jefferson/cem/baldhillcem.html
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41-20. Dwelling 287.

Charles R. Woodrome

M, b. 8 January 1927, d. 4 November 1997
Father*George Henry Woodrome b. Sep 1899, d. 1953
Mother*Effie B. Neal b. 17 Jul 1904, d. 22 Mar 1933
  • Charles R. Woodrome married Shirley M. (?).
  • Charles R. Woodrome was born on 8 January 1927 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of George Henry Woodrome and Effie B. Neal.
  • Charles R. Woodrome died on 4 November 1997 at age 70.
  • He was buried after 4 November 1997 at Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Illinois.1
Census DateLocation
17 April 1930Mount Vernon, Jefferson, IllinoisCharles R. Woodrome was listed as a son in George Henry Woodrome's household on the 1930 Census at Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S293] Illinois Jefferson Cemetery, by Illinois.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41-20. Dwelling 287.

Valentine H. Raloff Jr.

M, b. 25 March 1921, d. 30 January 2010
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationValentine H. Raloff Jr. was also known as Val H.
  • Valentine H. Raloff Jr. was born on 25 March 1921 at Illinois Mrs Emma Raloff, visited the office this week and proudly announced that she is a grandmother. The little stranger arrived Friday and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Raloff of Burr Oak Ave., near Wall St. Mr. Raloff is employed at the wire mill. (Blue Island Sun Standard March 31, 1921).
  • He was the son of Valentine F. W. Raloff and Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm.
  • Valentine H. Raloff Jr. married Glendola Darnell McNutt on 5 July 1945.
  • Valentine H. Raloff Jr. died on 30 January 2010 at age 88 A Masonic service for Valentine H. Raloff, 88, of Grant Park, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Grant Park, followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m. Pastors Doug Zimmerman and Jack McCormick will officiate.

    Burial will be in Heusing Cemetery, rural Grant Park, at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno. He died Saturday,January 30, 2010, at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, IL. Hub Funeral Chapel, Grant Park, is in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Raloff was co-owner and operator of Raloff's Supermarket in Grant Park. He was born March 25, 1921, in Blue Island, IL, the son of Valentine F. and Minnie H. Frahm Raloff. His wife, the former Glendola Darnell McNutt, whom he married July 5, 1945, in Rockland, Maine, died Feb. 12, 2004. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a U.S. Coast Guard Sonar Operator during World War II. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, past commander of Star Post 295, Grant Park, Kankakee County, 18th District and Jr. Vice Commander of Department of Illinois American Legion, and a member of the Advisory Council of Illinois Veterans Homes, representing the American Legion. He was also a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Grant Park. He was a charter member of the Grant Park Lions Club, a life member of the Kankakee Masonic Lodge and a member of the Danville Consistory 32nd Degree.

    Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Valgene and Kim Raloff of Grant Park; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Darrell Krenek of Lubbock, Texas; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by two brothers.
  • He was buried after 30 January 2010 at Heusing Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Blue Island, Cook, IllinoisValentine H. Raloff Jr. was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
     In April 1945 Harold E Raloff promoted to Sergeant; brother Valentine in the Coast Guard.
Blue Island Sun Standard April 19, 1945 - Harold E Raloff promoted to sergeant

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Harold E. Raloff

M, b. 5 May 1924, d. January 1970
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarold E. Raloff was also known as H. E.
NicknameHarold E. Raloff also went by the name of Bud.
  • Harold E. Raloff married Norma (?).
  • Harold E. Raloff was born on 5 May 1924 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Valentine F. W. Raloff and Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm.
  • Harold E. Raloff died in January 1970 at traffic accident, Aiken, South Carolina, at age 45 Harold E Raloff obituary.
    Aiken Standard January 26, 1970 - Harold E Raloff obituary
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Blue Island, Cook, IllinoisHarold E. Raloff was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
     In April 1945 Harold E Raloff promoted to Sergeant; brother Valentine in the Coast Guard.
Blue Island Sun Standard April 19, 1945 - Harold E Raloff promoted to sergeant

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Glenn Charles Raloff

M, b. 29 May 1929, d. 9 April 1998
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Blue Island, Cook, IllinoisGlenn Charles Raloff was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
     Glenn Charles Raloff obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Meine Cirks

M, b. circa 1895
  • Meine Cirks was born circa 1895 at Illinois.
  • He married Lilly (?) circa 1915.
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Sumner, Kankakee, IllinoisMeine Cirks was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Children of Meine Cirks and Lilly (?)

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Lilly (?)

F, b. circa 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1915As of circa 1915,her married name was Cirks.
  • Lilly (?) was born circa 1898 at Illinois.
  • She married Meine Cirks circa 1915.
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Sumner, Kankakee, IllinoisLilly (?) was listed as wife in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Children of Lilly (?) and Meine Cirks

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Mildred Cirks

F, b. circa 1916
Father*Meine Cirks b. c 1895
Mother*Lilly (?) b. c 1898
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Sumner, Kankakee, IllinoisMildred Cirks was listed as a daughter in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Minnie Cirks

F, b. circa 1921
Father*Meine Cirks b. c 1895
Mother*Lilly (?) b. c 1898
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Sumner, Kankakee, IllinoisMinnie Cirks was listed as a daughter in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Alma (?)

F, b. 23 June 1897, d. 15 November 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1920As of circa 1920,her married name was Heldt.
Census DateLocation
15 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisAlma (?) was listed as wife in Frank Heldt's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
     Alma (?) obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence not specified.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 129.

Leo Alexander Kantowski

M, b. 24 June 1895, d. November 1982
Father*Frank Antone Kantowski b. Oct 1860, d. a May 1930
Mother*Selma Amalia Pfotenhauer b. May 1872, d. a May 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeo Alexander Kantowski was also known as Leo H.
Census DateLocation
June 1900Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaLeo Alexander Kantowski was listed as a son in Frank Antone Kantowski's household on the 1900 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2
3 April 1920Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaLeo Alexander Kantowski was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.3
23 April 1930Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.4
     Leo Alexander Kantowski obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.

Children of Leo Alexander Kantowski and Jessie Lenore Borst

Citations

  1. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 567793 (unknown file date).
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED181. Dwelling 443.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 21-23.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.

Francis W. Kantowski

M, b. 20 January 1915, d. December 1984
Father*Leo Alexander Kantowski b. 24 Jun 1895, d. Nov 1982
Mother*Jessie Lenore Borst b. 19 Mar 1894
Census DateLocation
3 April 1920Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaFrancis W. Kantowski was listed as a son in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1920 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1
23 April 1930Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaFrancis W. Kantowski was listed as a son in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2
     Francis W. Kantowski obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Saint Joseph, Berrien, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 21-23.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.