Donna Mae Pitzen

F, b. 15 April 1941, d. 28 June 2004
Father*Leo E. Pitzen b. 28 Jan 1910, d. 3 Apr 2009
Mother*Bernice C. Helbing b. 22 Jun 1916, d. 16 Dec 2010
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name9 August 1969As of 9 August 1969,her married name was Splinter.
  • Donna Mae Pitzen was born on 15 April 1941 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Leo E. Pitzen and Bernice C. Helbing.
  • Donna Mae Pitzen died on 28 June 2004 at age 63 Donna Mae Splinter, age 63, of Hazel Green, died on Monday, June 28, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. Donna Mae was born on April 15, 1941, in Lancaster, the daughter of Leo E. and Bernice C. (Helbing) Pitzen. She graduated from Cuba City High School in 1959. Donna Mae married Donald J. Splinter on Aug. 9, 1969. She was previously employed at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, prior to her marriage to Donald, when she became a housewife. The church was a very important part of her life, and she was an active member of St. Francis de Sales Parish. Her greatest joy was her visits with her grandsons, Logan and Zackery. Donna Mae was the recipient of a kidney transplant. In gratitude she was a donor herself at the time of her death. Survivors include her husband, Donald of Hazel Green; a son, Brian (Laurie) Splinter of Hazel Green; her parents, Leo and Bernice Pitzen of Dickeyville; two sisters, Mary Ann (special friend, Loras Simon) McGrane of Dubuque, Iowa, and Lois (Ken) Muller of Dickeyville; three brothers, Gerald (Marietta) Pitzen of Dickeyville, Bob (Peg) Pitzen of Kieler, and Mike (Diane) Pitzen of Dickeyville; and her grandsons, Logan and Zackery. She was preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law, Ed and Wilda Splinter. Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2004, at ST. FRANCIS DE SALES CHURCH in Hazel Green, with the Rev. Cy Weisensel officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the CASEY FUNERAL HOME in Cuba City, where the parish wake service will be at 3 p.m. Friends may also call after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church. A special thanks to Dr. John Whalen, Dr. Doug Schmidt, and the nurses at the Tri-State Dialysis Center.

Charles Pitzen

M, b. 27 October 1882, d. December 1967
  • Charles Pitzen married Mary Miller.
  • Charles Pitzen was born on 27 October 1882 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He died in December 1967 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 85.

Children of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller

Mary Miller

F, b. circa 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pitzen.
  • Mary Miller married Charles Pitzen.
  • Mary Miller was born circa 1884 at Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of Mary Miller and Charles Pitzen

Donald L. Pitzen

M, b. 17 May 1919, d. 3 June 1964
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
  • Donald L. Pitzen was born on 17 May 1919 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Donald L. Pitzen married Mildred Helbing, daughter of Elmer John Helbing and Anna M. Roth, on 15 June 1949 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, Mildred Helbing and Donald Pitzen engagement and marriage announcements.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 29, 1949 - Mildred Helbing and Donald Pitzen engagement announcement
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 24, 1949 - Mildred Helbing and Donald Pitzen marriage announcement
  • Donald L. Pitzen died on 3 June 1964 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 45 also reported as 15 Jun 1964; Donald L Pitzen obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 3, 1964 - Donald L Pitzen obituary

Ed Splinter

M, d. before June 2004
  • Ed Splinter married Wilda (?).
  • Ed Splinter died before June 2004.

Wilda (?)

F, d. before June 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Splinter.
  • Wilda (?) married Ed Splinter.
  • Wilda (?) died before June 2004.

Isabella E. Pitzen

F, b. 26 November 1911, d. 23 January 2010
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIsabella E. Pitzen was also known as Isabelle.
Married Name11 September 1934As of 11 September 1934,her married name was Kreiser.
  • Isabella E. Pitzen was born on 26 November 1911 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Isabella E. Pitzen married Frederick H. Kreiser, son of Frank P. Kreiser and Elizabeth Mary Klein, on 11 September 1934.
  • Isabella E. Pitzen died on 23 January 2010 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 98 Isabelle C. Kreiser, age 98, of Lancaster, died on Saturday, January 23, 2010, at the Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster. She was born on November 26, 1911, in Potosi, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Miller) Pitzen. Isabelle attended school at Ss. Andrew-Thomas in Potosi. On September 11, 1934, she was united in marriage to Frederick H. Ted Kreiser at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Tennyson. After their marriage, the couple farmed near Potosi. They moved to Lancaster where Isabelle was employed with the Terwilliger family for over fifty years. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, community, and church. Isabelle was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church and was very strong in her faith.

    Survivors include her children: Merlin (Elizabeth) Kreiser, Winston Salem, NC; Ruth Ann (Kenneth) Runde, Platteville; four grandchildren: Merlin (Claire) Kreiser, Jr., Sharon (Rick) Long; Philip (Monica) Kreiser; and Steven (Jennifer) Uppena; three great-grandchildren: Amanda Uppena, Jordan Kreiser and Jonathon Kreiser; her sisters: Dolores (Marcus) Laufenberg, Cassville; Dorothy (Norbert) Burggraf, Cave Creek, AZ; Lucille Edge, Superior; other relatives and many friends.

    In addition to her parents, Isabelle was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick on February 6, 1966; her siblings: Mildred (Lester) Reuter, Esther (John) Adams, Leo (Bernice) Pitzen, Marie (Tony) Udelhoven, Frederick (Marion) Pitzen, Edward (Margaret) Pitzen, Donald (Mildred) Pitzen, Gladys Pitzen, Herold Pitzen, and Florence (Louis) Leibfried.

    Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster assisted the family.

Dolores I. Pitzen

F, b. 29 October 1917, d. 5 May 2012
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDolores I. Pitzen was also known as Delores C.
Married Name27 March 1940As of 27 March 1940,her married name was Laufenberg.
  • Dolores I. Pitzen was born on 29 October 1917 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Dolores I. Pitzen married Marcus L. Laufenberg on 27 March 1940.
  • Dolores I. Pitzen died on 5 May 2012 at age 94 Dolores I. Laufenberg, age 94, of rural Beetown, died on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her home.

    She was born on October 29, 1917, of Potosi Township, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Miller) Pitzen. On March 27, 1940, Dolores married Marcus Laufenberg in Dubuque, IA. Dolores and Marcus recently celebrated their 72nd Wedding Anniversary.

    Dolores enjoyed visiting with family and friends. She also enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards, and baking cookies for her grandchildren prior to her illness.

    Surviving are her husband, Marcus; four children: Anita Berg, Anoka, MN; Richard (Karen) Laufenberg, Windsor; Dennis (Judy) Laufenberg, Cassville; Nancy (Michael) Vogt, Wesley Chapel, FL; eight grandchildren: Steve (Kim) Berg, Bryan (Krisi) Berg, Marty (Amy) Laufenberg, Lisa (John) Scullion, Michael Laufenberg, David (Kristi) Laufenberg, Matthew (Ashley) Laufenberg, James (Dione) Laufenberg; six great-grandchildren; two sisters: Lucille Edge, Superior; Dorothy Burggraf, Cave Creek, AZ.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers: Leo, Fritz, Ed, Donald and Harold Pitzen, five sisters: Mildred Reuter, Esther Adams, Isabelle Kreiser, Gladys Pitzen and Florence Leibfried.

    Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville with Reverend Mary Ann Floerke officiating. Burial was in Beetown Cemetery, Beetown Township. Family and friends called on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Marcus L. Laufenberg

M, b. 15 September 1919, d. 17 December 2014
  • Marcus L. Laufenberg was born on 15 September 1919.
  • He married Dolores I. Pitzen, daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller, on 27 March 1940.
  • Marcus L. Laufenberg died on 17 December 2014 at age 95 Marcus L. Laufenberg, age 95, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born on September 15, 1919, the son of Charles and Selma (Jack) Laufenberg. On March 27, 1940, Marcus was united in marriage to Dolores Pitzen in Dubuque, IA. He has farmed on the Laufenberg family farm in Beetown Township his entire life. Marcus enjoyed fishing, gardening, and being able to fix almost anything.

    Survivors include three children: Richard (Karen) Laufenberg, Windsor; Dennis (Judy) Laufenberg, Cassville; Nancy (Michael) Vogt, Wesley Chapel, FL; eight grandchildren: Steve (Kim) Berg, Bryan (Krisi) Berg, Marty (Amy) Laufenberg, Lisa (John) Scullion, Michael Laufenberg, David (Kristi) Laufenberg, Matthew (Ashley) Laufenberg, James (Dione) Laufenberg; seven great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

    In addition to his parents and his wife, Dolores, Marcus was preceded in death by a daughter, Anita (Paul) Berg; his brothers: Leo (Orpha), Vernon (Alta), and Louie Laufenberg.

    Funeral services were eld on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville with Reverend Mary Ann Floerke officiating. Burial was in Beetown Cemetery, Beetown. Family and friends called on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Donald Edge

M

Norbert Burggraf

M

Frederick A. Pitzen

M, b. 19 April 1914, d. 19 November 1992
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick A. Pitzen was also known as Fred.
  • Frederick A. Pitzen married Marion M. Tracy.
  • Frederick A. Pitzen was born on 19 April 1914 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Frederick A. Pitzen died on 19 November 1992 at age 78.

Edward C. Pitzen

M, b. 14 October 1915, d. 18 May 1994
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884

Harold Pitzen

M, d. before April 2009
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884

Mildred M. Pitzen

F, b. 9 August 1907, d. 27 April 2000
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reuter.
  • Mildred M. Pitzen married Lester Reuter.
  • Mildred M. Pitzen was born on 9 August 1907 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Mildred M. Pitzen died on 27 April 2000 at age 92.

Children of Mildred M. Pitzen and Lester Reuter

Lester Reuter

M

Children of Lester Reuter and Mildred M. Pitzen

Esther H. Pitzen

F, b. 28 August 1908, d. 29 August 2000
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Adams.
  • Esther H. Pitzen married John M. Adams.
  • Esther H. Pitzen was born on 28 August 1908 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Esther H. Pitzen died on 29 August 2000 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 92.

John M. Adams

M, b. 10 August 1907, d. 4 May 1988

Marie A. Pitzen

F, b. 10 April 1913, d. 11 May 1997
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarie A. Pitzen was also known as Marie L.
Married NameHer married name was Udelhoven.

Children of Marie A. Pitzen and Anthony Udelhoven

Anthony Udelhoven

M, b. circa 1907, d. July 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnthony Udelhoven was also known as Tony.
Name VariationAnthony Udelhoven was also known as Udelhofen.
  • Anthony Udelhoven married Marie A. Pitzen, daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Anthony Udelhoven was born circa 1907.
  • He died in July 1965 Anthony Udelhoven obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 14, 1965 - Anthony Udelhoven obituary

Children of Anthony Udelhoven and Marie A. Pitzen

Gladys M. Pitzen

F, b. 25 November 1920, d. 24 June 2001
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
  • Gladys M. Pitzen was born on 25 November 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Pitzen and Mary Miller.
  • Gladys M. Pitzen died on 24 June 2001 at age 80.

Florence N. Pitzen

F, b. 27 March 1924, d. 9 October 2006
Father*Charles Pitzen b. 27 Oct 1882, d. Dec 1967
Mother*Mary Miller b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Leibfried.

Louis Frederick Leibfried

M, b. 10 July 1921, d. 27 July 1994
Father*John Bernard Leibfried b. 15 Jun 1891, d. Dec 1956
Mother*Roselinda Catherine Hufnagel b. 24 Mar 1892, d. Mar 1947

Marion M. Tracy

F, b. 11 September 1924, d. 3 May 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pitzen.

Mary P. (?)

F, b. 3 January 1919, d. 29 March 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Klaas.

William Elliott

M

Child of William Elliott and Amelia Kase

Amelia Kase

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Elliott.

Child of Amelia Kase and William Elliott

Nellie M. (?)

F, b. 3 February 1915, d. 29 December 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1950As of before 1950,her married name was Klaas.

Alphonse Earl Roth

M, b. 16 May 1900, d. 21 November 1951

Russell Ziert

M, b. 19 July 1904, d. February 1987