Flossie Richards

F, b. 13 July 1881, d. 4 August 1941
Father*Richard Richards b. Feb 1850, d. 11 Dec 1914
Mother*Luella Tindell b. Dec 1859, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFlossie Richards was also known as Florence.
Married Name14 March 1898As of 14 March 1898,her married name was Nicholson.
  • Flossie Richards was born on 13 July 1881 at Wisconsin also reported as July 1880.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Richards and Luella Tindell.
  • Flossie Richards married Henry Thomas Nicholson, son of Wesley Nicholson and Harriet Vanamburg, on 14 March 1898 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Flossie Richards died on 4 August 1941 at age 60 Funeral services for Mrs. Richard (actually Henry) Nicholson 60, lifelong resident who died Monday, were to be held today at the Haudemhiel funeral home here, the Rev. Arlie H. Krussell, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was to be in the local cemetery. Mrs. Nicholson is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Lella Burrows and Mrs. Stella Reisen, Platteville; three sons, Gerald, Janesville; Addison and Kenneth, Platteville; two sisters, Mrs. Cora Hennebaum, Potosi; Mrs. Mary Gerhardt, Lancaster; two brothers, Dick Richard, Potosi; William Richard, Platteville, and 11 grandchildren.
Census DateLocation
21 June 1900Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinFlossie Richards was listed as wife in Henry Thomas Nicholson's household on the 1900 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1

Children of Flossie Richards and Henry Thomas Nicholson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1782; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 11.

Henry Thomas Nicholson

M, b. 2 March 1873, d. 18 July 1953
Father*Wesley Nicholson b. c 1848
Mother*Harriet Vanamburg b. c 1851
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinHenry Thomas Nicholson was listed as a son in Wesley Nicholson's household on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1
21 June 1900Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinHenry Thomas Nicholson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.2

Children of Henry Thomas Nicholson and Flossie Richards

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1782; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 11.

Lella Nicholson

F, b. 3 November 1903
Father*Henry Thomas Nicholson b. 2 Mar 1873, d. 18 Jul 1953
Mother*Flossie Richards b. 13 Jul 1881, d. 4 Aug 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Burrows.

(?) Burrows

M

Stella Nicholson

F, b. 20 September 1901
Father*Henry Thomas Nicholson b. 2 Mar 1873, d. 18 Jul 1953
Mother*Flossie Richards b. 13 Jul 1881, d. 4 Aug 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reisen.

(?) Reisen

M

Gerald Nicholson

M, b. 30 December 1899
Father*Henry Thomas Nicholson b. 2 Mar 1873, d. 18 Jul 1953
Mother*Flossie Richards b. 13 Jul 1881, d. 4 Aug 1941
Census DateLocation
21 June 1900Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinGerald Nicholson was listed as a son in Henry Thomas Nicholson's household on the 1900 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1782; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 11.

Addison Nicholson

M, b. 17 March 1906
Father*Henry Thomas Nicholson b. 2 Mar 1873, d. 18 Jul 1953
Mother*Flossie Richards b. 13 Jul 1881, d. 4 Aug 1941

Kenneth Nicholson

M, b. 2 December 1912
Father*Henry Thomas Nicholson b. 2 Mar 1873, d. 18 Jul 1953
Mother*Flossie Richards b. 13 Jul 1881, d. 4 Aug 1941

Wesley Nicholson

M, b. circa 1848
  • Wesley Nicholson was born circa 1848 at Indiana.
  • He married Harriet Vanamburg on 12 September 1867 at Crawford, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinWesley Nicholson was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1

Children of Wesley Nicholson and Harriet Vanamburg

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .

Edward Delos Nicholson

M, b. 14 May 1868, d. 18 September 1942
Father*Wesley Nicholson b. c 1848
Mother*Harriet Vanamburg b. c 1851
  • Edward Delos Nicholson was born on 14 May 1868 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Wesley Nicholson and Harriet Vanamburg.
  • Edward Delos Nicholson married Alice E. Torey in 1889.
  • Edward Delos Nicholson and Alice E. Torey were divorced before 1910.
  • Edward Delos Nicholson died on 18 September 1942 at Wisconsin at age 74.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinEdward Delos Nicholson was listed as a son in Wesley Nicholson's household on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1
1910Charles Ward 4, Floyd, IowaEdward Delos Nicholson was listed as a brother in Irvin Charles Nicholson's household on the 1910 Census at Charles Ward 4, Floyd, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Charles Ward 4, Floyd, Iowa; Roll: T624_402; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0106; Image: 1275; FHL Number: 1374415.

Alice E. Torey

F, b. circa 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1889As of 1889,her married name was Nicholson.

Harriet Vanamburg

F, b. circa 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 September 1867As of 12 September 1867,her married name was Nicholson.
  • Harriet Vanamburg was born circa 1851 at Indiana.
  • She married Wesley Nicholson on 12 September 1867 at Crawford, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinHarriet Vanamburg was listed as wife in Wesley Nicholson's household on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1

Children of Harriet Vanamburg and Wesley Nicholson

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .

William Nicholson

M, b. 20 December 1876, d. 13 December 1896
Father*Wesley Nicholson b. c 1848
Mother*Harriet Vanamburg b. c 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Nicholson was also known as Arthur Williamson.
  • William Nicholson was born on 20 December 1876 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Wesley Nicholson and Harriet Vanamburg.
  • William Nicholson died on 13 December 1896 at Wisconsin at age 19.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinWilliam Nicholson was listed as a son in Wesley Nicholson's household on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .

John Wesley Nicholson

M, b. 3 January 1879, d. 14 July 1959
Father*Wesley Nicholson b. c 1848
Mother*Harriet Vanamburg b. c 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Wesley Nicholson was also known as Wesley.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinJohn Wesley Nicholson was listed as a son in Wesley Nicholson's household on the 1880 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.1
21 June 1900Clayton, Crawford, WisconsinJohn Wesley Nicholson was listed as a brother in Henry Thomas Nicholson's household on the 1900 Census at Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: 1420; Family History Film: 1255420; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 042; .
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1782; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 11.

Wilbert Robert Reed

M, b. 12 March 1925, d. 24 January 2002
  • Wilbert Robert Reed was born on 12 March 1925 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He died on 24 January 2002 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 76 Wilbert R. "Stub" Reed, 76, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. Services will be at noon Saturday at Martin Page Funeral Home, Lancaster, with the Rev. Lynn Church officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster, where military rites will be accorded. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Reed farmed for many years, also working at the Potosi Brewery, Finney Wehrenberg Implement of Lancaster, and Ioco Oil of Potosi. He also worked at John Deere and Co., retiring on July 31, 1985. He was born on March 12, 1925, in Waterloo Township, son of Anthony and Clara (Sparks) Reed. ….

Heinrich Helbing

M, b. circa 1802, d. after June 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHeinrich Helbing was also known as H.
  • Heinrich Helbing was born circa 1802 at Prussia.
  • He died after June 1857.
     Heinrich Helbing was a Farmer in 1857. He lived in 1857 at Struth, Mühlhausen, Saxony, Germany. He immigrated on 19 June 1857 to Baltimore, Maryland, Arrival Date: 19 Jun 1857
Port of Departure: Bremen
Occupation: Farmer
Ship: Adler
Port of Arrival: Baltimore
Place of Origin: Struth
Destination: Wisconsin.
Baltimore Maryland Ship Passenger Records for H Helbing +Johann and Anna 19 June 1857

Children of Heinrich Helbing

Wilfred A. Helbing

M, b. 4 April 1923, d. 23 December 1923
Father*John Christ Helbing b. 11 Dec 1882, d. 31 Jan 1948
Mother*Anna M. Hinderman b. 31 Dec 1889, d. 2 Oct 1977
  • Wilfred A. Helbing was born on 4 April 1923.
  • He was the son of John Christ Helbing and Anna M. Hinderman.
  • Wilfred A. Helbing died on 23 December 1923.
  • He was buried after 23 December 1923 at Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Malinda M. Helbing

F, b. 11 February 1917, d. 9 August 1919
Father*Elmer John Helbing b. 7 Jan 1889, d. 29 May 1961
Mother*Anna M. Roth b. Sep 1888, d. 19 Mar 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMalinda M. Helbing was also known as Belinda.
  • Malinda M. Helbing was born on 11 February 1917.
  • She was the daughter of Elmer John Helbing and Anna M. Roth.
  • Malinda M. Helbing died on 9 August 1919 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 2 reported as at 15 months; from tragic accident.
    Dubuque Times Journal August 10, 1919 - Belinda Helbing obituary
  • She was buried after 9 August 1919 at Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Clara Wagner

F, b. 14 November 1878, d. 17 February 1900
Father*Bernhard Wagner
Mother*Magdalena (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 June 1899As of 27 June 1899,her married name was Helbing.
  • Clara Wagner was born on 14 November 1878 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Bernhard Wagner and Magdalena (?).
  • Clara Wagner married Henry Helbing, son of John H. Helbing and Catharine Kaiser, on 27 June 1899 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Clara Wagner died on 17 February 1900 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 21.
  • She was buried after 17 February 1900 at Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
     Clara Wagner had zero children.

Ronald H. Helbing

M, b. 1938, d. 13 April 1967
Father*Andrew Joseph Helbing b. 28 Aug 1907, d. 1953
Mother*Elsie Florence McPhail b. 13 Mar 1910, d. 22 May 1979
  • Ronald H. Helbing was born in 1938.
  • He was the son of Andrew Joseph Helbing and Elsie Florence McPhail.
  • Ronald H. Helbing died on 13 April 1967 Ronald Helbing obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 14, 1967 - Ronald Helbing obituary
  • He was buried after 13 April 1967 at Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Elsie Florence McPhail

F, b. 13 March 1910, d. 22 May 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca June 1935As of circa June 1935,her married name was Helbing.
Married Namebetween 1953 and 1975As of between 1953 and 1975,her married name was Hill.
  • Elsie Florence McPhail was born on 13 March 1910 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She married Andrew Joseph Helbing, son of Henry Helbing and Caroline Bode, circa June 1935.
  • Elsie Florence McPhail married LaVern Hill between 1953 and 1975.
  • Elsie Florence McPhail died on 22 May 1979 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 69.

Children of Elsie Florence McPhail and Andrew Joseph Helbing

Mildred M. Wilke

F, b. 21 December 1911, d. 27 February 1996
Father*Henry Garrett Wilke b. 18 Jan 1879, d. Mar 1959
Mother*Cecilia Elizabeth Folmer b. c 1885, d. b 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 June 1932As of 14 June 1932,her married name was Helbing.
  • Mildred M. Wilke was born on 21 December 1911 at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Garrett Wilke and Cecilia Elizabeth Folmer.
  • Mildred M. Wilke married Anton E. Helbing, son of Henry Helbing and Caroline Bode, on 14 June 1932 at Sinsinawa, Wisconsin, Mildred Wilke and Henry Helbing marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 8, 1932 - Mildred Wilke and Henry Helbing marriage announcement
  • Mildred M. Wilke died on 27 February 1996 at age 84 KIELER, Wis. - Services for Mildred M. Helbing , 84, of Kieler, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Cuba City. The Rev. Richard Jiru, the Rev. Philip Krogman and the Rev. James Gunn will officiate.

    Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Casey Funeral Home, Cuba City, where there will be a parish wake service at 5 p.m.

    Mrs. Helbing and her husband farmed at Happy Corners until they retired in 1972.

    She was born on Dec. 21, 1911, in Smelser Township of Grant County, daughter of Henry G. and Cecilia (Folmer) Wilke. She died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 27, 1996, at The Finley Hospital, Dubuque.

    She married Anton Helbing on June 14, 1932, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Sinsinawa.

    She was a past deanery president of the National Council of Catholic Women and was a longtime member of St. Rose and Immaculate Conception Altar and Rosary Society.

    Surviving are her husband, Anton Helbing ; four sons, Robert (Mary Kay) Helbing , of Hazel Green, Wis., John (Helen) Helbing , of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Herbert (Carol) Helbing , of Dickeyville, and Orlin (Judy) Helbing , of Janesville; a daughter, Mary (Alan) Klein, of Platteville; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Felicia Henderson, of Alhambra, Calif.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Wayne, on July 15, 1970; two brothers, Lawrence and Gerald; and a sister, Marcella.
Census DateLocation
2 January 1920Smelser, Grant, WisconsinMildred M. Wilke was listed as a daughter in Henry Garrett Wilke's household on the 1920 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.1
2 April 1930Smelser, Grant, WisconsinMildred M. Wilke was listed as a daughter in Henry Garrett Wilke's household on the 1930 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Child of Mildred M. Wilke and Anton E. Helbing

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 451.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 51; Image: 750.0.

Henry Garrett Wilke

M, b. 18 January 1879, d. March 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry Garrett Wilke was also known as Garrett Henry.
  • Henry Garrett Wilke was born on 18 January 1879 at Wisconsin.
  • He married Cecilia Elizabeth Folmer circa 1905.
  • Henry Garrett Wilke died in March 1959 at Alhambra, California, at age 80.
Census DateLocation
30 April 1910Smelser, Grant, WisconsinHenry Garrett Wilke was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.1
2 January 1920Smelser, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.2
2 April 1930Smelser, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.3
     On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of Henry Garrett Wilke and Cecilia Elizabeth Folmer

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1711; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0044; Image: 528; FHL Number: 1375724.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 451.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 51; Image: 750.0.

Felicia C. Wilke

F, b. circa 1918
Father*Henry Garrett Wilke b. 18 Jan 1879, d. Mar 1959
Mother*Cecilia Elizabeth Folmer b. c 1885, d. b 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Henderson.
Census DateLocation
2 January 1920Smelser, Grant, WisconsinFelicia C. Wilke was listed as a daughter in Henry Garrett Wilke's household on the 1920 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.1
2 April 1930Smelser, Grant, WisconsinFelicia C. Wilke was listed as a daughter in Henry Garrett Wilke's household on the 1930 Census at Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 451.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Smelser, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 51; Image: 750.0.

Wayne H. Helbing

M, b. 10 September 1933, d. 15 July 1970
Father*Anton E. Helbing b. 5 Dec 1910, d. 13 Oct 2008
Mother*Mildred M. Wilke b. 21 Dec 1911, d. 27 Feb 1996
  • Wayne H. Helbing was born on 10 September 1933 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Anton E. Helbing and Mildred M. Wilke.
  • Wayne H. Helbing married Jane Ann Kilkelly on 17 April 1953 Jane Ann Kilkelly and Wayne Helbing engagement announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 22, 1953 - Jane Ann Kilkelly and Wayne Helbing engagement announcement
  • Wayne H. Helbing died on 15 July 1970 at at home, Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 36 Wayne H Helbing obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 16, 1970 - Wayne H Helbing obituary
     In November 1970 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, Wayne H Helbing estate sale.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 11, 1970 - Wayne H Helbing estate sale

Eldon G. Burdt

M, b. circa 1911, d. after 1975

Susan C. Klaas

F, b. 14 September 1909, d. 9 April 1986
Father*Herman John Klaas b. 18 Apr 1874, d. 25 Mar 1958
Mother*Mary Magdalena Alt b. 24 Feb 1878, d. 27 Feb 1932
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSusan C. Klaas was also known as Susanna.
Married Name29 November 1929As of 29 November 1929,her married name was Helbing.
  • Susan C. Klaas was born on 14 September 1909 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Herman John Klaas and Mary Magdalena Alt.
  • Susan C. Klaas married John Bernard Helbing, son of Henry Helbing and Caroline Bode, on 29 November 1929 at Grant, Wisconsin, Susan Klaas and John Helbing marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal November 14, 1929 - Susan Klaas and John Helbing marriage announcement
  • Susan C. Klaas died on 9 April 1986 at Illinois at age 76.
  • She was buried after 9 April 1986 at East Dubuque Cemetery, Dunleith Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinSusan C. Klaas was listed as a daughter in Herman John Klaas's household on the 1920 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1

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: 10B; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 41.

Merlin E. Helbing

M, b. 14 March 1929, d. 27 December 2010
Merlin E Helbing
Father*John Christ Helbing b. 11 Dec 1882, d. 31 Jan 1948
Mother*Anna M. Hinderman b. 31 Dec 1889, d. 2 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMerlin E. Helbing was also known as Merks.
  • Merlin E. Helbing was born on 14 March 1929 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of John Christ Helbing and Anna M. Hinderman.
  • Merlin E. Helbing married Bernadine M. Ertz on 8 July 1952.
  • Merlin E. Helbing was the best man at the wedding of Charlotte Elnore Kringle and William Anton Helbing on 29 September 1956 at Key West, Iowa; William A Helbing and Charlotte Elnore Kringle marriage announcement.
  • Merlin E. Helbing died on 27 December 2010 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 81 Merlin E. Helbing, 81, of Cuba City, WI, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at home. Merlin was born on March 14, 1929, in Cuba City, WI, the son of John C. and Anna (Hinderman) Helbing. He married Bernadine “Bunnie” Ertz Helbing on July 8, 1952, at St. Mary’s Church in Bloomington, WI. Survivors include his wife, Bunnie of Cuba City; a son, Alan Helbing of Cuba City; three daughters: Pam (Dave) Fischer of Janesville, WI, Pat (Wayne) Runde, of LaCrosse, WI, and Sandy (Gerry) Eggers of Dubuque, IA; three sisters: Elizabeth Dalsing of Dubuque, Joan (Merlin) Patzner, of Potosi, WI, and Elaine (David) Lange of Mt. Prospect, IL; a brother, Leonard (Beverly) Helbing of Dubuque; a brother-in-law, Richard Nilles of Dubuque; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Helbing of Cuba City; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Joshua Eggers; his sister, Evelyn Nilles; his sisters and brothers-in-law: Louise and Ray Droessler and Margaret and Lawrence Schardt; his brother, William Helbing; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Joe and Elma Helbing and Ed and Leora Helbing; and a brother-in-law, Delmar Dalsing. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at HOLY GHOST CHURCH in DICKEYVILLE, with Rev. Bernard Rott and Rev. Francis Steffen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at CASEY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES in CUBA CITY, where the parish rosary will be at 2:45 p.m. Friends may also call from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the FUNERAL HOME before the service.
    Janesville Gazette December 29, 2010 - Merlin E Helbing obituary
  • He was buried after 27 December 2010 at Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
17 April 1930Hazel Green, Grant, WisconsinMerlin E. Helbing was listed as a son in John Christ Helbing's household on the 1930 Census at Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Hazel Green, Grant, WisconsinMerlin E. Helbing was listed as a son in John Christ Helbing's household on the 1940 Census at Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 282.0.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04481; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 22-18.

Bernadine M. Ertz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernadine M. Ertz was also known as Bunny.
Name VariationBernadine M. Ertz was also known as Bunnie.
Married Name8 July 1952As of 8 July 1952,her married name was Helbing.