Francis Ruhland

M, b. 2 October 1925, d. July 1971
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
  • Francis Ruhland was born on 2 October 1925 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Francis Ruhland was train bearer at the marriage of Norbert J. Droessler and Lorene J. Ruhland on 17 November 1936; Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
  • Francis Ruhland died in July 1971 at age 45.

Arthur Norbert Ruhland

M, b. 8 January 1915, d. 27 November 1993
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArthur Norbert Ruhland was also known as Art.
  • Arthur Norbert Ruhland was born on 8 January 1915 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Arthur Norbert Ruhland was a groomsman at the wedding of Norbert J. Droessler and Lorene J. Ruhland on 17 November 1936; Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
  • Arthur Norbert Ruhland died on 27 November 1993 at age 78.

Benedict J. Ruhland

M, b. 25 May 1908, d. 3 October 2006
Father*John Ruhland b. c 1882
Mother*Elizabeth Sitzman b. 19 Apr 1887, d. Aug 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBenedict J. Ruhland was also known as Ben.
  • Benedict J. Ruhland was born on 25 May 1908.
  • He was the son of John Ruhland and Elizabeth Sitzman.
  • Benedict J. Ruhland died on 3 October 2006 at age 98 Benedict J. "Ben" Ruhland, 98, a Le Mars native and lifelong resident, died Tuesday Oct. 3, 2006, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Ben was born May 25, 1908, at Le Mars, the son of John and Elizabeth (Sitzmann) Ruhland. On Jan. 5, 1932, he married Leona Kemp at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, and to this union seven children were born. The couple farmed and was engaged in a dairy operation for 44 years south of Le Mars before moving into town in 1972. After moving to town Ben was employed by Wells Blue Bunny as a groundskeeper for several years and also was in charge of all tree trimming at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds for many years. Ben was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus, Trinity Council #1466 in Le Mars, and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Garrigan Assembly in Sioux City. He was also a member of the Milk Association and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1381 in Le Mars. Ben was also an avid card player and was not only a member of the Holy Thursday Card Club, but was a co-founder, charter member and president of the club. He enjoyed family, friends, cards, woodworking, and traveling, especially out east to visit relatives. Ben is survived by his wife Leona Ruhland of Le Mars; six children, Ron Ruhland and his wife Ellen of Remsen, Larry Ruhland and his wife Dorothy of Le Mars, La Vonne Loutsch and her husband Paul of Remsen, Dan Ruhland and his wife Charleen of Remsen, Mary Lee Neubrand and her husband Don of Le Mars, and Glenn Ruhland and his wife Alice of Le Mars; 24 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by a brother, Tony Ruhland and his wife Dottie of Le Mars; two sisters, Lorene Droessler of Dickeyville, Wis., and Betty Meylor and her husband Paul of Le Mars; a sister-in-law Doris Ruhland of Le Mars; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a infant daughter Joyce Ann Ruhland; a daughter-in-law Mary Margaret Ruhland; two brothers: Francis and Art Ruhland; a sister, Sister Mary Avila Ruhland, O.S.F; a brother-in-law, Norbert Droessler; and a sister-in-law, Dona Ruhland. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. The Rev. Tim Johnson, Msgr. Michael Sernett, and the Rev. Roger Linnan will concelebrate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation at St. Joseph's Church will be after 2 p.m. today (Thursday) where there will be a rosary at 4 p.m., a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m., and a Knights of Columbus rosary at 8 p.m., followed by a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus wake service. The Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Ruhland, Larry Ruhland, Dan Ruhland, Glenn Ruhland, Paul Loutsch, and Don Neubrand. Honorary pallbearers will be Lisa Freking, Guy Ruhland, Curt Ruhland, Gary Loutsch, Russ Ruhland, Tim Neubrand, and Chad Ruhland.

Child of Benedict J. Ruhland

Joyce Ann Ruhland

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Father*Benedict J. Ruhland b. 25 May 1908, d. 3 Oct 2006
  • Joyce Ann Ruhland was the daughter of Benedict J. Ruhland.
  • Joyce Ann Ruhland died at died in infancy.

Dorothy Ann Piepel

F, b. 12 October 1877, d. 4 September 1958
Father*John George Piepel b. 1832, d. 1894
Mother*Catherine A. Haas b. 1848, d. Jul 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 January 1898As of 11 January 1898,her married name was Kieler.

Children of Dorothy Ann Piepel and Thomas Albert Kieler

John Williams

M, d. before 1925

Child of John Williams and Mary Louisa Kieler

Mary Katherine Piepel

F, b. 17 April 1870, d. 22 October 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Katherine Piepel was also known as Mary Peoples.
Married Name15 January 1890As of 15 January 1890,her married name was Kieler.
  • Mary Katherine Piepel was born on 17 April 1870.
  • She married John Patrick Kieler, son of Lawrence Kieler and Elizabeth Collagan, on 15 January 1890 also reported as 1891.
  • Mary Katherine Piepel died on 22 October 1890 at Iowa at age 20 also reported as 22 Oct 1891.

Child of Mary Katherine Piepel and John Patrick Kieler

Isabel Banks

F, b. 1874, d. 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1902As of 1902,her married name was Kieler.

Walter Williams

M, b. circa 1899
Father*John Williams d. b 1925
Mother*Mary Louisa Kieler b. c 1867, d. bt 1945 - 1951
Census DateLocation
1925Hardin, Greene, IowaWalter Williams appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of John Patrick Kieler at Hardin, Greene, Iowa.

Thomas Flanagan

M, b. circa 1910
Father*Thomas Patrick Flanagan
Mother*Dora Kieler b. 16 Jul 1876, d. 2 Oct 1947
Census DateLocation
1925Hardin, Greene, IowaThomas Flanagan appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of John Patrick Kieler at Hardin, Greene, Iowa.

Elizabeth Flanagan

F, b. circa 1905
Father*Thomas Patrick Flanagan
Mother*Dora Kieler b. 16 Jul 1876, d. 2 Oct 1947
Census DateLocation
1925Hardin, Greene, IowaElizabeth Flanagan appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of John Patrick Kieler at Hardin, Greene, Iowa.

Henriette Flanagan

F, b. circa 1907
Father*Thomas Patrick Flanagan
Mother*Dora Kieler b. 16 Jul 1876, d. 2 Oct 1947
Census DateLocation
1925Hardin, Greene, IowaHenriette Flanagan appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of John Patrick Kieler at Hardin, Greene, Iowa.

P. Shaughnessey

M, b. circa 1866, d. after 1925

Child of P. Shaughnessey and Barbara Kieler

Elizbabeth Shaughnessey

F, b. circa 1908
Father*P. Shaughnessey b. c 1866, d. a 1925
Mother*Barbara Kieler b. c 1878, d. b 1922
Census DateLocation
1925Hardin, Greene, IowaElizbabeth Shaughnessey appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of John Patrick Kieler at Hardin, Greene, Iowa.

Adela Child Villiers

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brandt.

Katherine Heiderscheit

F, b. circa 1896
Father*Nick J. Heiderscheit b. c 1863, d. a 1925
Mother*Anna C. Erdmann b. c 1868, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1918As of before 1918,her married name was Froehle.

Child of Katherine Heiderscheit and Joseph Froehle

Clara May Froehle

F, b. circa 1918
Father*Joseph Froehle b. 18 Sep 1888, d. Jul 1975
Mother*Katherine Heiderscheit b. c 1896

Nick J. Heiderscheit

M, b. circa 1863, d. after 1925
Father*John Heiderscheit
Mother*Anna Wagner d. b 1925

Child of Nick J. Heiderscheit and Anna C. Erdmann

Anna C. Erdmann

F, b. circa 1868, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1896As of before 1896,her married name was Heiderscheit.

Child of Anna C. Erdmann and Nick J. Heiderscheit

John Heiderscheit

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Children of John Heiderscheit and Anna Wagner

Peter Heiderscheit

M, b. circa 1868, d. after 1925
Father*John Heiderscheit
Mother*Anna Wagner d. b 1925

Anna Wagner

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Heiderscheit.
  • Anna Wagner married John Heiderscheit.
  • Anna Wagner was born at Germany.
  • She died before 1925.

Children of Anna Wagner and John Heiderscheit

Clement Froehle

M, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClement Froehle was also known as Johann Clemens.
Name VariationClement Froehle was also known as Joannis Clementis.
  • Clement Froehle was born at Germany.
  • He married Anna Busherhoff.
  • Clement Froehle died before 1925.

Children of Clement Froehle and Anna Busherhoff

Anna Busherhoff

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Froehle.
Name VariationAnna Busherhoff was also known as Maria Anna.
  • Anna Busherhoff married Clement Froehle.
  • Anna Busherhoff was born at Germany.
  • She died before 1925.

Children of Anna Busherhoff and Clement Froehle

William Wiemold

M, d. before 1925
  • William Wiemold was born at Germany.
  • He married Adalaid Kepp.
  • William Wiemold died before 1925.

Child of William Wiemold and Adalaid Kepp

Adalaid Kepp

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wiemold.
  • Adalaid Kepp married William Wiemold.
  • Adalaid Kepp was born at Germany.
  • She died before 1925.

Child of Adalaid Kepp and William Wiemold

Amanda M. Froehle

F, b. 8 March 1906, d. 24 July 2002
Father*Joseph C. Froehle b. Feb 1859, d. a 1925
Mother*Mary Anna Wiemold b. Dec 1861, d. a 1925
  • Amanda M. Froehle was never married.
  • She was born on 8 March 1906 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph C. Froehle and Mary Anna Wiemold.
  • Amanda M. Froehle died on 24 July 2002 at age 96.

H. J. Froehle

M, b. circa 1867, d. after 1925
Father*Clement Froehle d. b 1925
Mother*Anna Busherhoff d. b 1925

Mary A. Keuter

F, b. circa 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1892As of before 1892,her married name was Froehle.

Albert Meis

M, b. April 1885
Father*Fred Meis b. Jun 1861, d. a 1930
Mother*Anna Hoefer b. c 1858, d. a 1930