John Wandell

M, b. circa 1849, d. after 1905
  • John Wandell married unknown (?).
  • John Wandell was born circa 1849 at Germany.
  • He died after 1905.

Child of John Wandell and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F, d. before 1905
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wandell.
  • Unknown (?) married John Wandell.
  • Unknown (?) died before 1905.

Child of unknown (?) and John Wandell

Francis Wiederhold

M, b. circa 1905
Father*Valentine Wiederhold b. 7 Feb 1868, d. Jan 1957
Mother*Malinda Helena Theresia Wandell b. c 1873

Barbary (?)

F, b. circa 1825, d. before 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dresler.
  • Barbary (?) married Joseph Dresler.
  • Barbary (?) was born circa 1825 at Prussia.
  • She died before 1880.
Census DateLocation
25 July 1870Paris, Grant, WisconsinBarbary (?) was listed in Joseph Dresler's household on the 1870 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; surname listed as Trossler.1

Children of Barbary (?) and Joseph Dresler

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 342B; Image: 291; Family History Library Film: 553216.

Valentine Dresler

M, b. circa 1852
Father*Joseph Dresler b. c 1828, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Barbary (?) b. c 1825, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
25 July 1870Paris, Grant, WisconsinValentine Dresler was listed in Joseph Dresler's household on the 1870 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; surname listed as Trossler.1

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 342B; Image: 291; Family History Library Film: 553216.

Joseph Christian Wiederholt

M, b. 13 January 1848, d. 24 September 1917
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
  • Joseph Christian Wiederholt was born on 13 January 1848 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange.
  • Joseph Christian Wiederholt married Gertrude Digmann on 9 January 1872 at Wisconsin.
  • Joseph Christian Wiederholt died on 24 September 1917 at age 69.
  • He was buried after 24 September 1917 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Christian Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Christian Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Christian Wiederholt was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.3

Children of Joseph Christian Wiederholt and Gertrude Digmann

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1409; Page: 329; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 805409.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 218A; Image: 42; Family History Library Film: 553216.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1427; Family History Film: 1255427; Page: 165B; Enumeration District: 110.

Gertrude Digmann

F, b. 1 December 1853, d. 29 April 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGertrude Digmann was also known as Catherine.
Married Name9 January 1872As of 9 January 1872,her married name was Wiederholt.
  • Gertrude Digmann was born on 1 December 1853 at Wisconsin.
  • She married Joseph Christian Wiederholt, son of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange, on 9 January 1872 at Wisconsin.
  • Gertrude Digmann died on 29 April 1935 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 81 Mrs. Gertrude Wiederholt, 82, died Monday morning, April 29, 1935, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John (Catharine) Wagner, in Paris Township, Grant County, Wisconsin, following a lingering illness. Three other daughters also survived: Mrs. Louis (Victoria) Brandt of Kieler, Wis., Mrs. Christina Richard, of Dubuque, Ia; and Mrs. Margaret Wood, of Minnesota. Three sons, John Wiederholt, Valentine Wiederholt, and Peter Wiederholt, all of Jamestown Township, Grant County, Wis; 36 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held from the Wagner home to the Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler, Wisconsin, at 9 o'clock, Wednesday morning, May 1. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 29, 1935 - Gertrude (Digmann) Wiederholt obituary
  • She was buried after 29 April 1935 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinGertrude Digmann was listed as wife in Joseph Christian Wiederholt's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of Gertrude Digmann and Joseph Christian Wiederholt

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1427; Family History Film: 1255427; Page: 165B; Enumeration District: 110.

Mary Catherine Wiederholt

F, b. 12 November 1874, d. 17 March 1944
Father*Joseph Christian Wiederholt b. 13 Jan 1848, d. 24 Sep 1917
Mother*Gertrude Digmann b. 1 Dec 1853, d. 29 Apr 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Catherine Wiederholt was also known as Maria Catharine.
Name VariationMary Catherine Wiederholt was also known as Kate.
Name VariationMary Catherine Wiederholt was also known as Catherine.
Married Name21 January 1896As of 21 January 1896,her married name was Wagner.
  • Mary Catherine Wiederholt was born on 12 November 1874 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, also reported as Nov 1875.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Christian Wiederholt and Gertrude Digmann.
  • Mary Catherine Wiederholt married John Bernard Wagner on 21 January 1896.
  • Mary Catherine Wiederholt witnessed the death of Gertrude Digmann on 29 April 1935 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Mrs. Gertrude Wiederholt, 82, died Monday morning, April 29, 1935, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John (Catharine) Wagner, in Paris Township, Grant County, Wisconsin, following a lingering illness. Three other daughters also survived: Mrs. Louis (Victoria) Brandt of Kieler, Wis., Mrs. Christina Richard, of Dubuque, Ia; and Mrs. Margaret Wood, of Minnesota. Three sons, John Wiederholt, Valentine Wiederholt, and Peter Wiederholt, all of Jamestown Township, Grant County, Wis; 36 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held from the Wagner home to the Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler, Wisconsin, at 9 o'clock, Wednesday morning, May 1. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.
  • Mary Catherine Wiederholt died on 17 March 1944 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 69 Catherine (Wiederholt) Wagner obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 19, 1944 - Catherine (Wiederholt) Wagner obituary

Child of Mary Catherine Wiederholt and John Bernard Wagner

John B. Wiederholt

M, b. May 1880, d. 24 October 1958
Father*Joseph Christian Wiederholt b. 13 Jan 1848, d. 24 Sep 1917
Mother*Gertrude Digmann b. 1 Dec 1853, d. 29 Apr 1935
  • John B. Wiederholt was born in May 1880 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Christian Wiederholt and Gertrude Digmann.
  • John B. Wiederholt married Elizabeth M. Weber, daughter of Joseph Weber and Maria Alt, on 27 January 1903.
  • John B. Wiederholt died on 24 October 1958 at age 78 John Wiederholt, 78, of Kieler, Wisconsin, died Friday, October 24, 1958, at a Cuba City, Wisconsin, hospital. Family and friends called at Didesch Funeral Home in Dubuque, Iowa. The funeral cortege left the funeral home at 8 a.m., Monday, October 27, for the procession to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kieler, where services were held at 9 a.m. Mr. Wiederholt was survived by his wife, Elizabeth; four daughters, Mrs. Joseph Placke, of Rte. 1, Sinsinawa, Wis., and Mrs. Ervin Timmerman, Mrs. Delvan Timmerman, and Mrs. Cletus Timmerman, all of Rte. 1, Cuba City, Wis; three sons, Joseph Wiederholt, of Rte. 1, Cuba City, Wis., Louis Wiederholt, of Dubuque, Ia., and John Wiederholt, Jr., of Kieler, Wis; 38 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; a brother, Valentine Wiederholt, of Rte. 1, Cuba City, Wis; and three sisters, Mrs. Louis Brandt, of Kieler, Wis., Mrs. George Richard, of Dubuque, Ia., and Mrs. Solom Woods, of Cayon, Minn.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 26, 1958 - John B Wiederholt, 78, obituary
  • He was buried after 24 October 1958 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJohn B. Wiederholt was listed as a son in Joseph Christian Wiederholt's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of John B. Wiederholt and Elizabeth M. Weber

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1427; Family History Film: 1255427; Page: 165B; Enumeration District: 110.

Valentine Wiederholt

M, b. 22 December 1857, d. 25 September 1938
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationValentine Wiederholt was also known as Wiederhold.
Name VariationValentine Wiederholt was also known as Val.
  • Valentine Wiederholt was born on 22 December 1857 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange.
  • Valentine Wiederholt married Sophia Schwerdt on 8 February 1881.
  • Valentine Wiederholt died on 25 September 1938 at Iowa at age 80 Valentine Wiederholt obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 26, 1938 - Valentine Wiederholt obituary
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinValentine Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinValentine Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinValentine Wiederholt was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1900Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
1910Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin, surname listed as Weiderhold.5
1920Dubuque Ward 5, Dubuque, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Dubuque Ward 5, Dubuque, Iowa, surname listed as Weiderhold.6
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, surname listed as Weiderhold.
1930Julien, Dubuque, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa, surname listed as Weiderhold.7

Children of Valentine Wiederholt and Sophia Schwerdt

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1409; Page: 329; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 805409.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1717; Page: 218A; Image: 42; Family History Library Film: 553216.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1427; Family History Film: 1255427; Page: 164C; Enumeration District: 110.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241790.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1711; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0028; FHL microfilm: 1375724.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Dubuque Ward 5, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T625_488; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 145; Image: 675.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 654; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 430.0; FHL microfilm: 2340389.

Margaret Wiederholt

F, b. circa 1850, d. 16 March 1930
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1871As of circa 1871,her married name was Kunkel.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinMargaret Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinMargaret Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

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

Justine Wiederholt

F, b. 5 December 1850, d. 10 February 1919
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJustine Wiederholt was also known as Justina.
Married Name22 June 1870As of 22 June 1870,her married name was Weber.
  • Justine Wiederholt was born on 5 December 1850 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange.
  • Justine Wiederholt married Anton Weber on 22 June 1870.
  • Justine Wiederholt died on 10 February 1919 at age 68.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinJustine Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

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

Katherina Wiederholt

F, b. 18 January 1853, d. 15 March 1920
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherina Wiederholt was also known as Katherine.
Name VariationKatherina Wiederholt was also known as Catherine.
Married Name8 January 1872As of 8 January 1872,her married name was Digmann.
  • Katherina Wiederholt was born on 18 January 1853 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange.
  • Katherina Wiederholt married Herman J. Digmann on 8 January 1872 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Katherina Wiederholt died on 15 March 1920 at age 67.
  • She was buried after 15 March 1920 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinKatherina Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinKatherina Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

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

William Wiederholt

M, b. 29 June 1860, d. 20 October 1867
Father*Joseph Wiederholt b. 2 Sep 1822, d. 19 Apr 1874
Mother*Victoria Lange b. 25 Apr 1823, d. 15 Feb 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Wiederholt was also known as Wilhelm.
  • William Wiederholt was born on 29 June 1860 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Wiederholt and Victoria Lange.
  • William Wiederholt died on 20 October 1867 at age 7.
  • He was buried after 20 October 1867 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinWilliam Wiederholt was listed in Joseph Wiederholt's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

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

Cornelius Timmerman

M, b. May 1840, d. after 1900
  • Cornelius Timmerman married Catharine (?).
  • Cornelius Timmerman was born in May 1840 at Wisconsin.
  • He died after 1900.

Children of Cornelius Timmerman and Catharine (?)

Catharine (?)

F, b. November 1841, d. after 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Timmerman.
  • Catharine (?) married Cornelius Timmerman.
  • Catharine (?) was born in November 1841 at Holland.
  • She died after 1900.

Children of Catharine (?) and Cornelius Timmerman

George Wiederhold

M, b. circa 1907
Father*Barthlmaus Wiederhold b. 25 Jul 1880, d. 1960
Mother*Katherine C. Timmerman b. Sep 1881, d. 30 Sep 1969

Maggie Timmerman

F, b. circa 1887
Father*Cornelius Timmerman b. May 1840, d. a 1900
Mother*Catharine (?) b. Nov 1841, d. a 1900

Garland E. Johnston

M, b. 27 February 1911, d. 19 May 1986
  • Garland E. Johnston was born on 27 February 1911.
  • He married Caroline C. Speaker, daughter of Henry Speaker and Freda R. Helbing, before 1940.
  • Garland E. Johnston died on 19 May 1986 at age 75.
  • He was buried after 19 May 1986 at East Dubuque Cemetery, East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois.

Donald A. Roth

M, b. 22 April 1930, d. 5 March 2014
Father*Valentine Roth b. 12 May 1891, d. 30 Jun 1946
Mother*Freda R. Helbing b. 14 Oct 1896, d. 26 Mar 1963
  • Donald A. Roth was born on 22 April 1930 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Valentine Roth and Freda R. Helbing.
  • Donald A. Roth died on 5 March 2014 at age 83 Donald A. "Donnie" Roth, 83, of Bernard, IA, formerly of Dubuque, IA, and East Dubuque, IL, entered into Heaven surrounded by his family at 9:09 P/M, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital, Dubuque, IA.

    The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A/M, Monday, March 10, 2014, at St. Mary's Church, East Dubuque, with Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by members of the Dubuque Marine Corps League.

    Friends may call from 1 P/M to 5 P/M, Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Miller Funeral Home, East Dubuque, where the parish scripture service will be at 1 P/M, Sunday.

    Donnie was born on April 22, 1930, in East Dubuque, the son of Valentine and Freda (Helbing) Roth. He married his one true love, Cornelia J. "Connie" Campbell on July 19, 1954, at St. Mary's Church in Dubuque. She preceded him in death on April 5, 1998.

    He was a veteran of the Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a former member of St. Patrick's Parish in Dubuque. He was formerly employed at the John Deere Dubuque Works until his retirement, and was a member of the U.A.W., Local #94.

    Donnie enjoyed hunting and drinking his famous "Apple Pie" with his Springbrook family, especially Roger & Sharon Pitts & family. He especially loved hanging out with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially Brandon, Amelia, Natalie & Ashlyn, and going to school for breakfast. He was so proud to buy his great-granddaughter, Hannah Kleinhans, her prom dress. Donnie loved to go gambling at the two Dubuque Casinos. Everyone that he had come to know he loved. Donnie will be remembered as a great cook for the Holidays, where a good time was had by all.

    Surviving are his four children, Debra A. Roth (and special friend, Kathy Jasper), of Dubuque, IA, Jean M. (Bob) Fenton, of Casper, WY, Gary D. (Janice) Roth, of Seattle, WA, and Mark S. (Sue Jentz) Roth, of Bellevue, IA; nine (9) grandchildren; thirteen (13) great-grandchildren; his siblings, Amby (Marge) Roth, Darlene Gibson, and Helen (Ron) Metcalf; and a sister-in-law, Lois Roth, all of East Dubuque, IL.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Valentine & Freda; a grandson, Justin Munson; a granddaughter, Shuree Roth; his siblings, John Speaker, Carrie Johnston, Wayne, Edward, and Louis Roth; and a brother-in-law, Gordon Gibson.
  • He was buried after 5 March 2014 at East Dubuque Cemetery, East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
16 April 1940East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, IllinoisDonald A. Roth was listed as a son in Valentine Roth's household on the 1940 Census at East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois; Roll: T627_817; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 43-6.

Lorene J. Ruhland

F, b. 16 January 1917, d. 11 July 2007
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLorene J. Ruhland was also known as Loreen.
Name VariationLorene J. Ruhland was also known as Lorina Margaret.
Married Name17 November 1936As of 17 November 1936,her married name was Droessler.
  • Lorene J. Ruhland was born on 16 January 1917 at Neptune, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Lorene J. Ruhland married Norbert J. Droessler, son of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel, on 17 November 1936 Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 29, 1936 - Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement
  • Lorene J. Ruhland died on 11 July 2007 at age 90 Mrs. Norbert (Lorene) Droessler, 90, of 155 Orchard St., Dickeyville, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at home, surrounded by her family. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Dickeyville, with the Rev. Francis Steffen officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Kieler. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Casey Funeral Home, Cuba City, where there will be a parish wake service at 2 p.m. Mrs. Droessler worked for many years at Southwest Health Center and was a caregiver to many. She was born on Jan. 16, 1917, near Hinton, Iowa, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Sitzman) Ruhland. She married Norbert Droessler on Nov. 17, 1936, at St. Joseph's Church, Hinton. Lorene spent most of her life raising her eight children and farming with Norbert at Happy Corners. Lorene was a member of Holy Ghost Parish and the Council of Catholic Women. She loved her family and grandchildren. She always had a positive attitude toward life, and family times were her most treasured moments. She and Norbert loved their bowling and square dancing. Lorene had touched many and will be remembered and sadly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are seven of her children, Joan (Dale) Helbing, of Dickeyville, Pat (Diane) Droessler, of Hazel Green, Paul (Sue) Droessler, of Deerfield, Linda (Carl) Osterhaus, of Hazel Green, Mike (Cathy) Droessler, of Platteville, Beth (John) Satory, of La Crosse, and Rob (Terri) Droessler, of Cuba City; a daughter-in-law, Dianne (Rick) Kramer, of Hayward; a sister, Betty Meylor, of LeMars, Iowa; a brother, Tony (Dottie) Ruhland, of LeMars; and 26 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Norbert; her parents; a son, David Droessler; a son-in-law, Bob Donovan; a great-grandson, Casey McCabe; a sister, Sr. Mary Avila; three brothers, Francis, Art and Ben Ruhland; and a brother-in-law, Paul Meylor. Memorials may be given to Hospice of Dubuque, the Salvation Army and Right to Life.
  • She was buried after 11 July 2007 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Child of Lorene J. Ruhland and Norbert J. Droessler

Norbert J. Droessler

M, b. 5 February 1915, d. 4 June 2005
Father*Henry A. Droessler b. Jun 1887, d. 1972
Mother*Clara M. Flogel b. 7 Feb 1885, d. May 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNorbert J. Droessler was also known as Robert.
  • Norbert J. Droessler was born on 5 February 1915 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel.
  • Norbert J. Droessler married Lorene J. Ruhland, daughter of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman, on 17 November 1936 Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 29, 1936 - Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement
  • Norbert J. Droessler died on 4 June 2005 at age 90 Norbert J. Droessler, 90, of Dickeyville, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at home.
  • He was buried after 4 June 2005 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
7 February 1920Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinNorbert J. Droessler was listed as a son in Henry A. Droessler's household on the 1920 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Joseph Droessler.1

Child of Norbert J. Droessler and Lorene J. Ruhland

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.

John Ruhland

M, b. circa 1882
Father*Benedict Ruhland b. 28 May 1843, d. 25 Mar 1922
Mother*Margaret Kunkel b. 1 Nov 1850, d. 27 Nov 1929
     On 5 February 1932 at Lincoln, Iowa, held double silver wedding celebration to renew vows of John and Elizabeth (Sitzman) Ruhland and Louis and Mathilda (Ruhland) Sitzman.
Lemars Le Mars Globe Post February 8, 1932 - 25th anniversary of John and Elizabeth (Sitzman) Ruhland and Louis and Mathilda (Ruhland) Sitzman

Children of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman

Elizabeth Sitzman

F, b. 19 April 1887, d. August 1986
Father*Joseph Sitzman b. Aug 1852
Mother*Eva Knabel b. Nov 1853
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Sitzman was also known as Sitzmann.
Name VariationElizabeth Sitzman was also known as Lizzie.
Married Name5 February 1907As of 5 February 1907,her married name was Ruhland.
     On 5 February 1932 at Lincoln, Iowa, held double silver wedding celebration to renew vows of John and Elizabeth (Sitzman) Ruhland and Louis and Mathilda (Ruhland) Sitzman.
Lemars Le Mars Globe Post February 8, 1932 - 25th anniversary of John and Elizabeth (Sitzman) Ruhland and Louis and Mathilda (Ruhland) Sitzman

Children of Elizabeth Sitzman and John Ruhland

Betty Marie Ruhland

F, b. 8 May 1928, d. 30 October 2015
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBetty Marie Ruhland was also known as Elizabeth.
Married NameHer married name was Meylor.
  • Betty Marie Ruhland married Paul Meylor.
  • Betty Marie Ruhland was born on 8 May 1928 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Betty Marie Ruhland was flower girl at the marriage of Norbert J. Droessler and Lorene J. Ruhland on 17 November 1936; Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
  • Betty Marie Ruhland died on 30 October 2015 at age 87.

Paul Meylor

M, d. before July 2007

Anthony Ruhland

M, b. circa 1921
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnthony Ruhland was also known as Anton.
Name VariationAnthony Ruhland was also known as Tony.

Dottie (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ruhland.

David Droessler

M, d. before July 2007
Father*Norbert J. Droessler b. 5 Feb 1915, d. 4 Jun 2005
Mother*Lorene J. Ruhland b. 16 Jan 1917, d. 11 Jul 2007

Sister Mary Avila Ruhland O.S.F.

F, b. circa 1912, d. before October 2006
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSister Mary Avila Ruhland O.S.F. was also known as Emilda M.
Name VariationSister Mary Avila Ruhland O.S.F. was also known as Enielda.
  • Sister Mary Avila Ruhland O.S.F. was born circa 1912 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Sister Mary Avila Ruhland O.S.F. died before October 2006.