Irvin L. Kieler

M, b. 3 February 1908, d. 29 October 2000
Father*Henry John Kieler b. 5 Jul 1876, d. 14 Aug 1969
Mother*Frances Brandt b. 1 Jul 1880, d. 8 Jul 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIrvin L. Kieler was also known as Irv.
Name VariationIrvin L. Kieler was also known as Ike.
Name VariationIrvin L. Kieler was also known as Irving.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1908Irvin L. Kieler was born on 3 February 1908 at Iowa.
He was the son of Henry John Kieler and Frances Brandt.
Marriage7 October 1941Irvin L. Kieler married Marion Louise Fay on 7 October 1941.
Death29 October 2000Irvin L. Kieler died on 29 October 2000 at age 92.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaIrvin L. Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Henry John Kieler at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Irvin L. Kieler witnessed the burial of Robert C. Jackson in September 1926 at Dubuque, Iowa; Robert C Jackson funeral notice.

Flora Kathryn Kieler

F, b. 5 August 1909, d. 25 January 2005
Father*Henry John Kieler b. 5 Jul 1876, d. 14 Aug 1969
Mother*Frances Brandt b. 1 Jul 1880, d. 8 Jul 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameJune 1931As of June 1931,her married name was Lambert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 August 1909Flora Kathryn Kieler was born on 5 August 1909 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Henry John Kieler and Frances Brandt.
MarriageJune 1931Flora Kathryn Kieler married Frank Lambert, son of John N. Lambert, in June 1931 Flora Kieler and Frank Lambert marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal June 7, 1931 - Flora Kieler and Frank Lambert marriage announcement
Death25 January 2005Flora Kathryn Kieler died on 25 January 2005 at Iowa at age 95.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaFlora Kathryn Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Henry John Kieler at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Flora Kathryn Kieler witnessed the marriage of Hazel H. Lenstra and Lillard H. Kieler on 28 May 1928; Hazel Lenstra and Lillard Kieler marriage announcement.
  • In June 1931 attended bridal shower for Flora Kieler before her marriage to Frank Lambert.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal June 7, 1931 - Flora Kieler bridal shower before marriage to Frank Lambert
  • In November 1934 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, Farewell party for Mable Kieler who is going to Washington, DC, hosted by Viola Kieler and Mrs Frank (Flora) Lambert.

Children of Flora Kathryn Kieler and Frank Lambert

Sister Ancilla Kieler OSF

F, b. 25 March 1912, d. 17 December 2013
Father*Henry John Kieler b. 5 Jul 1876, d. 14 Aug 1969
Mother*Frances Brandt b. 1 Jul 1880, d. 8 Jul 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSister Ancilla Kieler OSF was also known as Viola.
Name VariationSister Ancilla Kieler OSF was also known as Sister Mary Ancilla.
Name VariationSister Ancilla Kieler OSF was also known as Sister Mary Achilla OSF.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1912Sister Ancilla Kieler OSF was born on 25 March 1912 at Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Henry John Kieler and Frances Brandt.
Death17 December 2013Sister Ancilla Kieler OSF died on 17 December 2013 at age 101 Sister Ancilla Kieler, OSF, 101, Clare House, Dubuque, died at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Clare House.

A Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, Dec. 20, at 1 p.m. in Francis Chapel. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, with wake service at 7 p.m. in Francis Chapel. Hoffmann-Schneider Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on March 25, 1912, in Dubuque, daughter of John and Frances (Brandt) Kieler.

She entered the Sisters of St. Francis on Oct. 6, 1935, and made final profession of vows Aug.10, 1941.

Sister ministered as a music teacher in the Iowa cities of Dubuque (Holy Ghost), Waterloo (St. Mary), Fillmore, Worthington, Ossian, Remsen, Ashton, Granville, Stacyville and Luxemburg; she also ministered in Crescent City, Calif.

Sister is survived by her sister-in-law, Marion; her nieces, nephews; and her Franciscan sisters with whom she shared 77 years of her life.

Sister was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Lillard (Hazel); Ralph (Teresa), Irwin, Carl (Patricia); and her sisters, Flora (Frank) Lambert and Mae (Arlington) Rice.

Memorials may be given to the Sisters of St. Francis, Dubuque.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaSister Ancilla Kieler OSF appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Henry John Kieler at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • In June 1931 attended bridal shower for Flora Kieler before her marriage to Frank Lambert.
  • In November 1934 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, Farewell party for Mable Kieler who is going to Washington, DC, hosted by Viola Kieler and Mrs Frank (Flora) Lambert.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 25, 1934 - Mable Kieler farewell party hosted by Viola Kieler and Mrs Frank (Flora) Lambert

Mabel Emma Kieler

F, b. 29 September 1914, d. 14 December 2002
Father*Henry John Kieler b. 5 Jul 1876, d. 14 Aug 1969
Mother*Frances Brandt b. 1 Jul 1880, d. 8 Jul 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rice.
Name VariationMabel Emma Kieler was also known as Mae.
Name VariationMabel Emma Kieler was also known as Mable.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1914Mabel Emma Kieler was born on 29 September 1914 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Henry John Kieler and Frances Brandt.
Marriage1939Mabel Emma Kieler married Arlington Rice in 1939.
Death14 December 2002Mabel Emma Kieler died on 14 December 2002 at New York at age 88.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaMabel Emma Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Henry John Kieler at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • In November 1934 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, Farewell party for Mable Kieler who is going to Washington, DC, hosted by Viola Kieler and Mrs Frank (Flora) Lambert.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 25, 1934 - Mable Kieler farewell party hosted by Viola Kieler and Mrs Frank (Flora) Lambert

Carl Joseph Kieler

M, b. 23 October 1919, d. 31 August 2011
Father*Henry John Kieler b. 5 Jul 1876, d. 14 Aug 1969
Mother*Frances Brandt b. 1 Jul 1880, d. 8 Jul 1960
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Joseph Kieler married Patricia Virginia (?).
Birth23 October 1919Carl Joseph Kieler was born on 23 October 1919 at Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of Henry John Kieler and Frances Brandt.
Death31 August 2011Carl Joseph Kieler died on 31 August 2011 at Virginia at age 91.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaCarl Joseph Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Henry John Kieler at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Emma Bell

F, b. 1874, d. June 1961
Father*Henry Bell d. b 1925
Mother*Mary N. Purton b. c 1846, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 June 1902As of 4 June 1902,her married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1874Emma Bell was born in 1874 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Bell and Mary N. Purton.
Marriage4 June 1902Emma Bell married William George Kieler, son of George Kieler and Dorothea Julianna Montag, on 4 June 1902 at Iowa.
DeathJune 1961Emma Bell died in June 1961 at Omaha, Nebraska, Emma (Bell) Kieler obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 27, 1961 - Emma (Bell) Kieler obituary
BurialJune 1961She was buried in June 1961 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Dubuque, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaEmma Bell appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of William George Kieler at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • On 2 July 1921 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, George and Dorothea (Montag) Kieler 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

Children of Emma Bell and William George Kieler

Henry Bell

M, d. before 1925
Life EventDateDescription
BirthHenry Bell was born at Ireland.
Marriagebefore 1876He married Mary N. Purton before 1876.
Deathbefore 1925Henry Bell died before 1925.

Child of Henry Bell and Mary N. Purton

Mary N. Purton

F, b. circa 1846, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1876As of before 1876,her married name was Bell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1846Mary N. Purton was born circa 1846 at Ireland.
Marriagebefore 1876She married Henry Bell before 1876.
Deathafter 1925Mary N. Purton died after 1925.

Child of Mary N. Purton and Henry Bell

Dr. Charles Benedict Kieler

M, b. 11 May 1908, d. September 1971
Father*William George Kieler b. 28 Apr 1874, d. 29 Jan 1951
Mother*Emma Bell b. 1874, d. Jun 1961
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDr. Charles Benedict Kieler married Elizabeth M. Caruthers.
Birth11 May 1908Dr. Charles Benedict Kieler was born on 11 May 1908 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of William George Kieler and Emma Bell.
DeathSeptember 1971Dr. Charles Benedict Kieler died in September 1971 at age 63 Dr Charles Benedict Kieler obituary.
Oneonta (NY) Star September 15, 1971 - Dr Charles Benedict Kieler obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaDr. Charles Benedict Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of William George Kieler at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.

Mary C. Frances Kieler

F, b. 10 November 1909, d. after 1971
Father*William George Kieler b. 28 Apr 1874, d. 29 Jan 1951
Mother*Emma Bell b. 1874, d. Jun 1961
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 November 1909Mary C. Frances Kieler was born on 10 November 1909 at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of William George Kieler and Emma Bell.
UNMARRIED1971As of 1971, Mary C. Frances Kieler was never married.
Deathafter 1971She died after 1971.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaMary C. Frances Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of William George Kieler at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Listed in Who's Who in Library Service. A biographical directory of professional librarians in the United States and Canada. Fourth edition.
  • Mary C. Frances Kieler was a accepted a position in the Mundelein college library in Chicago in 1935.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald January 22, 1935 - Mary Kieler accepted a position in the Mundelein college library in Chicago
  • She was a employed as libriarian at the Omaha Public Library in 1939.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 8, 1939 - Mary Kieler employed as libriarian at the Omaha Public Library

Annabelle Catherine Kieler

F, b. 1 June 1913, d. April 1981
Father*William George Kieler b. 28 Apr 1874, d. 29 Jan 1951
Mother*Emma Bell b. 1874, d. Jun 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnnabelle Catherine Kieler was also known as Anna Isabelle C.
Name VariationAnnabelle Catherine Kieler was also known as Anna Belle.
Name VariationAnnabelle Catherine Kieler was also known as Annabel.
Married Name19 July 1938As of 19 July 1938,her married name was Kurt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 June 1913Annabelle Catherine Kieler was born on 1 June 1913 at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of William George Kieler and Emma Bell.
Marriage19 July 1938Annabelle Catherine Kieler married Donald Sylvester Kurt on 19 July 1938 at Davenport, Iowa.
DeathApril 1981Annabelle Catherine Kieler died in April 1981 at age 67.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaAnnabelle Catherine Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of William George Kieler at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.
1940DeKalb, DeKalb, IllinoisAnnabelle Catherine Kieler was listed as wife in Donald Sylvester Kurt's household on the 1940 Census at DeKalb, DeKalb, Illinois.1

Child of Annabelle Catherine Kieler and Donald Sylvester Kurt

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: DeKalb, DeKalb, Illinois; Roll: m-t0627-00793; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 19-18A.

Walter J. Kieler

M, b. 1903, d. 23 March 1957
Father*William George Kieler b. 28 Apr 1874, d. 29 Jan 1951
Mother*Emma Bell b. 1874, d. Jun 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWalter J. Kieler was also known as W. J.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1903Walter J. Kieler was born in 1903 at Iowa.
He was the son of William George Kieler and Emma Bell.
Marriagebefore 1925Walter J. Kieler married Agnes L. Mahoney, daughter of Daniel Mahoney and Catherine Rea, before 1925.
Death23 March 1957Walter J. Kieler died on 23 March 1957 Walter J Kieler obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 24, 1957 - Walter J Kieler obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaWalter J. Kieler appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • In November 1923 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, attend Lawrence and Amelia (Weber) Kieler 6th anniversary surprise party.

Child of Walter J. Kieler and Agnes L. Mahoney

Agnes L. Mahoney

F, b. 14 January 1906, d. 14 May 2002
Father*Daniel Mahoney d. b 1925
Mother*Catherine Rea b. c 1875, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1925As of before 1925,her married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1906Agnes L. Mahoney was born on 14 January 1906 at Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Daniel Mahoney and Catherine Rea.
Marriagebefore 1925Agnes L. Mahoney married Walter J. Kieler, son of William George Kieler and Emma Bell, before 1925.
Death14 May 2002Agnes L. Mahoney died on 14 May 2002 at age 96 Agnes L. Kieler , 96, of 1040 Rush St., died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Columbkille's Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Iowa. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, where there will be a wake service at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

She was born on Jan. 14, 1906, in Dubuque, daughter of Daniel and Catherine (Rea) Mahoney. She married Walter J. Kieler on Sept. 2, 1924, at Nativity Catholic Church, Dubuque; he died on March 23, 1957.

She attended the former St. Vincent Academy and graduated from St. Joseph's Academy, both in Dubuque.

Surviving are a daughter, Ann Marie (Ronald) Kann, of Dubuque; seven grandchildren, Kevin (Laurel) Kann, Debra (Jerry) Finkenauer, Keith (Mary) Kann, Tom (Paula) Kann, Steve (Nancy) Kann, Linda (John) Netti and Lisa (Mark) Kruser; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet, on Oct. 3, 1993; and a grandson, Jeffery Michael Kann, in 1974.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, IowaAgnes L. Mahoney appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Walter J. Kieler at Dubuque Precinct 8, Dubuque, Iowa.

Child of Agnes L. Mahoney and Walter J. Kieler

Daniel Mahoney

M, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDaniel Mahoney was also known as Michael.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDaniel Mahoney was born at Iowa.
Marriagebefore 1906He married Catherine Rea before 1906.
Deathbefore 1925Daniel Mahoney died before 1925.

Child of Daniel Mahoney and Catherine Rea

Catherine Rea

F, b. circa 1875, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1906As of before 1906,her married name was Mahoney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1875Catherine Rea was born circa 1875 at Iowa.
Marriagebefore 1906She married Daniel Mahoney before 1906.
Deathafter 1925Catherine Rea died after 1925.

Child of Catherine Rea and Daniel Mahoney

Leander Kieler

M, b. 31 July 1921, d. 7 April 1984
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeander Kieler was also known as Andy.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 July 1921Leander Kieler was born on 31 July 1921 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
Marriage25 November 1947Leander Kieler married Olive Ann Kruser on 25 November 1947 Olive Kruser and Leander Kieler marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 27, 1947 - Olive Kruser and Leander Kieler marriage announcement
Death7 April 1984Leander Kieler died on 7 April 1984 at Wisconsin at age 62.
Burialafter 7 April 1984He was buried after 7 April 1984 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinLeander Kieler was listed as a son in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1

Child of Leander Kieler and Olive Ann Kruser

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Margaret Kieler

F, b. circa 1919, d. before 1997
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMargaret Kieler was also known as Margie.
Married NameJune 1938As of June 1938,her married name was Melssen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1919Margaret Kieler was born circa 1919 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
MarriageJune 1938Margaret Kieler married Emil A. Melssen, son of Leo Melssen and Barbara Riemenapp, in June 1938 Margaret Kieler and Emil Melssen wedding announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 26, 1938 - Margaret Kieler and Emil Melssen wedding announcement
Deathbefore 1997Margaret Kieler died before 1997.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinMargaret Kieler was listed as a daughter in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Ambrose M. Kieler

M, b. 1 December 1919, d. 6 May 1986
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1919Ambrose M. Kieler was born on 1 December 1919 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
Marriage17 June 1947Ambrose M. Kieler married Frances Evelyn Leibfried, daughter of John Bernard Leibfried and Roselinda Catherine Hufnagel, on 17 June 1947 Ambrose Kieler and Frances Leibfried marriage announcement.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 25, 1947 - Ambrose Kieler and Frances Leibfried marriage announcement
Death6 May 1986Ambrose M. Kieler died on 6 May 1986 at age 66 Ambrose Kieler, 66, of Route 2, Cuba City, Wisconsin, died Tuesday afternoon, May 6, 1986, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. Family and friends called from 2 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 8, at the Haudenshield Funeral Home in Cuba City, where the scripture wake service was said at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Friday, May 9, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cuba City, and burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Kieler was survived by his wife, Frances; four sons, Ronald Kieler, Randel Kieler, Terrence Kieler, and Samuel Kieler, all of Cuba City, Wis; five daughters, Mrs. John (Jane) O'Brien, of Montfort, Wis., Mrs. Steven (Judy) Cushman, of Livingston, Wis., Mrs. Dean (Mary Kay) Booth and Mrs. Timothy (Cindy) Morrissey, both of Cuba City, Wis., and Mrs. Steven (Ruth) Crubaugh, of Waupun, Wis; 17 grandchildren; his mother, Josephine Kieler, of Dubuque, Ia; five brothers, Charles Kieler and Harvey Kieler, both of Cuba City, Wis., Clair Kieler, of Hazel Green, Wis., Floyd Kieler, of Potosi, Wis., and James Kieler, of Dickeyville, Wis; and a sister, Mrs. Henry (Mary Ann) Melssen, of Dickeyville, Wis. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rose Ann.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAmbrose M. Kieler was listed as a son in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1

Children of Ambrose M. Kieler and Frances Evelyn Leibfried

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Clair L. Kieler

M, b. 20 May 1923, d. 2 November 2013
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Clair L Kieler
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClair L. Kieler was also known as Clarion.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 May 1923Clair L. Kieler was born on 20 May 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
Death2 November 2013Clair L. Kieler died on 2 November 2013 at age 90 Clair L. Kieler, age 90, of Hazel Green, Wis., died on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City. Clair was born on May 20, 1923, in Kieler, Wis., the son of Charles and Josephine (Kunkel) Kieler. He married Joan T. Budden on Feb. 23, 1949. Clair farmed in the Kieler and Hazel Green area all of his life. His five sons all carry on in the agricultural industry. Mark farms in Darlington, Mike (Kathy) is a large animal veterinarian in Spring Green, Matt (Joan) is a technician at Accelerated Genetics in Hazel Green, Carl farms in Hazel Green, and John (Linda) farms in Hazel Green. He has 10 grandchildren, Kenny Kieler of Darlington, Joey Kieler of Platteville, Heidi (Jeff) Ferguson of Boston, Mass., Ashley Kieler of Madison, Dan (Molly) Kieler of Hazel Green, Jenny (Eric) Salis of Potosi, Nathan (Ashley) Kieler of Belmont, Katelyn Kieler of Hazel Green, Jacob Kieler of Hazel Green, and Luke Kieler of Hazel Green; one great-grandchild, Hallie Salis; one brother, Floyd Kieler of Tennyson; and one sister, Mary Ann Melssen of Dickeyville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Josephine Kieler; and siblings, Margie, Ambrose, Andy, Charles, Harvey and Jimmy. Clair was actively helping on John's farm, feeding calves and cows, up until his 90th birthday. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting deer in Wisconsin with his sons and grandsons, and trips hunting mule deer in Wyoming. Joan and Clair enjoyed traveling and watching the Packers. Clair was also fond of fishing trips with his sons and grandkids as well as babysitting his two youngest grandsons, Jacob and Luke. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Sinsinawa, with the Rev. Francis Steffen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at CASEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES in Cuba City.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinClair L. Kieler was listed as a son in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1
  • Clair L. Kieler was the best man at the wedding of Olive Ann Kruser and Leander Kieler on 25 November 1947; Olive Kruser and Leander Kieler marriage announcement.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Charles J. Kieler

M, b. 24 June 1925, d. 14 September 2011
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Charles J Kieler
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 June 1925Charles J. Kieler was born on 24 June 1925 at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
Death14 September 2011Charles J. Kieler died on 14 September 2011 at age 86 DICKEYVILLE, Wis. - Charles J. Kieler , 86, of Dickeyville, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Southwest Health Center Nursing Home, Cuba City.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Holy Ghost Church, Dickeyville, with the Rev. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to

8 p.m. today at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cuba City.

Charles was born on June 24, 1925, in Jamestown Township, son of Charles H. and Josephine (Kunkel) Kieler .

He helped farm on his brother Ambrose's farm in Smelser Township.

Surviving are two brothers, Clair Kieler , of Hazel Green, and Floyd Kieler , of Potosi, and a sister, Mary Ann (Henry) Melssen, of Dickeyville.

He was preceded in death his parents, Charles H. and Josephine Kieler ; a sister, Margie Melssen; and four brothers, Ambrose, Leander, Harvey and James.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinCharles J. Kieler was listed as a son in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Floyd F. Kieler

M, b. 4 November 1927, d. 4 November 2016
Father*Charles Henry Kieler b. 30 Aug 1890, d. 31 Oct 1972
Mother*Josephine Ann Kunkel b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 25 Mar 1988
Floyd F Kieler
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFloyd F. Kieler was also known as Ford F.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 November 1927Floyd F. Kieler was born on 4 November 1927 at Louisburg, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Henry Kieler and Josephine Ann Kunkel.
Marriage30 December 1950Floyd F. Kieler married Ellen A. Kohn, daughter of Joseph Kohn and Ida Tobin, on 30 December 1950 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death4 November 2016Floyd F. Kieler died on 4 November 2016 at age 89 POTOSI, Wis. - Floyd F. Kieler , of Potosi, Wisconsin, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. On November 4, 2016, Floyd was reunited with his wife and three sons on his 89th birthday.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at St. Andrew Church in Tennyson with Rev. Richard Leffler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors accorded. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City where the parish wake service will be at 3:45 p.m.

Floyd was born on November 4, 1927, in Louisburg, Wisconsin, to Charles and Josephine (Kunkel) Kieler , and grew up on the family farm in Kieler . He attended Kieler grade school and Loras Academy for high school and ROTC School. He was joined in marriage to Ellen Kohn on December 30, 1950. Floyd served his country as an army sergeant in the Korean War. Floyd was also a proud John Deere worker, retiring in 1987.

Floyd was a man of many talented gifts but his greatest talent was the gift of carpentry. He constructed beautiful pieces for his family and friends. Whether it be a small repair or a complete bedroom outfit, it was always done with great detail. He loved to play cards with anyone that was willing, with his favorite being "Solo." He also loved being outdoors tending to his yard or garden. No matter what anyone needed, Floyd was always willing to give a helping hand.

Floyd also loved spending time with his family, whether it be his children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren. He always had time for you.

Floyd's faith was of the utmost importance to him being a member of SS. Andrew-Thomas Parish in Tennyson.

Floyd left behind four daughters, Diane (Dave) Konshak, of Cuba City, Denise (Ed) McKenzie, of Potosi, Donna (Tom) Digman, of Hazel Green, and Dena (Jay) Udelhofen, of Potosi; one son, Rodney "T-Bone" (Sheila Jansen) Kieler , of Cuba City; and a daughter-in-law, Dana Kieler , of Dickeyville. Floyd also left behind seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandson; and a sister, Mary Ann Melssen, of Dickeyville.

Floyd was reunited with his wife, Ellen; three sons, Roy, Roger, and Richard "Dick"; and his parents, Charles and Josephine Kieler . He was also reunited with his sister, Margaret Melssen, and his six brothers, Ambrose, Leander, Clair, Charles, Harvey and James.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFloyd F. Kieler was listed as a son in Charles Henry Kieler's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to his widowed sister-in-law Elisabeth Kieler.1

Children of Floyd F. Kieler and Ellen A. Kohn

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Francis E. Kieler

M, b. 12 December 1920, d. 27 December 2017
Father*Lawrence Kieler b. 25 Dec 1874, d. 30 Apr 1925
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kunkel b. 31 Dec 1886, d. 26 Jan 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrancis E. Kieler was also known as Bud.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 December 1920Francis E. Kieler was born on 12 December 1920 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Lawrence Kieler and Mary Elizabeth Kunkel.
Marriage29 November 1944Francis E. Kieler married Margaretta R. Muller, daughter of Phillip Muller and Elizabeth Holzer, on 29 November 1944.
Death27 December 2017Francis E. Kieler died on 27 December 2017 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 97.
Burialafter 27 December 2017He was buried after 27 December 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrancis E. Kieler was listed as a son in Mary Elizabeth Kunkel's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to her brother-in-law Charles Kieler.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Martin F. Kieler

M, b. 19 June 1923
Father*Lawrence Kieler b. 25 Dec 1874, d. 30 Apr 1925
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kunkel b. 31 Dec 1886, d. 26 Jan 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartin F. Kieler was also known as Babe.
Life EventDateDescription
BurialMartin F. Kieler was buried at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
MarriageHe married Marcella C. Muller, daughter of Phillip Muller and Elizabeth Holzer.
Birth19 June 1923Martin F. Kieler was born on 19 June 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Lawrence Kieler and Mary Elizabeth Kunkel.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinMartin F. Kieler was listed as a son in Mary Elizabeth Kunkel's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to her brother-in-law Charles Kieler.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Arthur Edward Schroeder

M, b. 25 July 1903, d. 27 November 1990
Father*Benedict Schroeder b. c 1861, d. a 1942
Mother*Dorothy Kirchberg b. 25 Nov 1864, d. Dec 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 July 1903Arthur Edward Schroeder was born on 25 July 1903 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Benedict Schroeder and Dorothy Kirchberg.
Marriage1929Arthur Edward Schroeder married Emeline A. Kieler, daughter of Lawrence Kieler and Mary Elizabeth Kunkel, in 1929.
Death27 November 1990Arthur Edward Schroeder died on 27 November 1990 at Wisconsin at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinArthur Edward Schroeder was listed as a son-in-law in Mary Elizabeth Kunkel's household on the 1930 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to her brother-in-law Charles Kieler.1

Children of Arthur Edward Schroeder and Emeline A. Kieler

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 336.0.

Leo John Busch

M, b. 28 April 1917, d. 10 November 1999
Father*Anton Busch b. b 1895, d. bt 1945 - 1973
Mother*Barbara Hinderman b. c 1889, d. Feb 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 April 1917Leo John Busch was born on 28 April 1917 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton Busch and Barbara Hinderman.
Marriage25 May 1939Leo John Busch married Celesta D. Kieler, daughter of Lawrence Kieler and Mary Elizabeth Kunkel, on 25 May 1939.
Death10 November 1999Leo John Busch died on 10 November 1999 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 82.
  • Leo John Busch was the best man at the wedding of Oscar Brandt and Alinda Busch on 1 February 1937 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin; Alinda Busch and Oscar Brandt marriage announcement.

Hilda W. Schmitz

F, b. 12 August 1917, d. 11 October 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 January 1937As of 19 January 1937,her married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1917Hilda W. Schmitz was born on 12 August 1917 at Wisconsin.
Marriage19 January 1937She married Ralph W. Kieler, son of Lawrence Kieler and Mary Elizabeth Kunkel, on 19 January 1937.
Death11 October 2005Hilda W. Schmitz died on 11 October 2005 at Iowa at age 88 Hilda W. Kieler , 88, of Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, formerly of Dickeyville, Wis., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at the care center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Dickeyville, where friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Holy Ghost Cemetery, Dickeyville. The Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., Dubuque, is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1917, in Tennyson, Wis., daughter of Joseph H. and Elizabeth (Wallenhorst) Schmitz. She married Ralph W. Kieler on Jan. 19, 1937, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Tennyson; he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1978.

She was a resident of Dickeyville for 55 years, moving to Dubuque in 1993.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Parish in Dickeyville.

Hilda's 88 years encompassed world wars and the Great Depression. The courage, faith and wisdom she gained from these experiences were passed on to her family and friends.

She loved her family, enjoyed music and the outdoors and had a ready sense of humor.

Surviving are two daughters, Sr. Patricia Kieler , SDS, of Milwaukee, and Patricia A. (David) Nemmers, of Winfield, Kan; a son, Ralph L. (Dorothy) Kieler , of Dubuque; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons; two sisters, Viola "Ole" Steiger, of Woodstock, Ill., and Pearl Brandt, of Lancaster, Wis; two sisters-in-law, Celine Schmitz and Sylvia Schmitz, both of Lancaster; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Schmitz; five brothers, Vernon, Maynard, Orville, Leo and Leroy "Ben" Schmitz; and three sisters-in-law, Loretta Schmitz, Velma Schmitz and Rose Schmitz.

Arnold J. Klaas

M, b. 1915, d. 1981
Father*Herman John Klaas b. 18 Apr 1874, d. 25 Mar 1958
Mother*Mary Magdalena Alt b. 24 Feb 1878, d. 27 Feb 1932
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1915Arnold J. Klaas was born in 1915 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman John Klaas and Mary Magdalena Alt.
Marriage28 May 1941Arnold J. Klaas married Marie Sarah Helbing, daughter of Elmer John Helbing and Anna M. Roth, on 28 May 1941 at Holy Ghost Church, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, Marie Helbing and Arnold Klaas marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 1, 1941 - Marie Helbing and Arnold Klaas marriage announcement
Burial1981Arnold J. Klaas was buried in 1981 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1981He died in 1981.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinArnold J. Klaas was listed as a son 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.

Caroline Klaas

F, b. 21 April 1904, d. before 1949
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 VariationCaroline Klaas was also known as Carolina.
Married Namecirca 1922As of circa 1922,her married name was Roth.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 April 1904Caroline Klaas was born on 21 April 1904 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Klaas and Mary Magdalena Alt.
Marriagecirca 1922Caroline Klaas married Alphonse Earl Roth circa 1922.
Deathbefore 1949Caroline Klaas died before 1949.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinCaroline 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.

Elizabeth Mary Klaas

F, b. 25 August 1905, d. 26 June 1969
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 VariationElizabeth Mary Klaas was also known as Betty.
Married NameHer married name was Ziert.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Mary Klaas married Russell Ziert.
Birth25 August 1905Elizabeth Mary Klaas was born on 25 August 1905 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Klaas and Mary Magdalena Alt.
Death26 June 1969Elizabeth Mary Klaas died on 26 June 1969 at age 63.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Mary 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.

Aletha Anna Klaas

F, b. 11 March 1908, d. 7 May 1956
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 VariationAletha Anna Klaas was also known as Anna.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 March 1908Aletha Anna Klaas was born on 11 March 1908 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Klaas and Mary Magdalena Alt.
Death7 May 1956Aletha Anna Klaas died on 7 May 1956 at age 48.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAletha Anna 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.