Orville A. Richards

M, b. circa 1903
Father*Henry Richards b. Sep 1874
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1910
Census DateLocation
1910Ogallah, Trego, KansasOrville A. Richards was listed as a grandson in Michael Richards's household on the 1910 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.1
2 January 1920Ogallah, Trego, KansasOrville A. Richards was listed as a grandson in Michael Richards's household on the 1920 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: T624_458; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0226; FHL microfilm: 1374471.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: T625_552; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 238; Image: 1038.

J. E. Philpott

M, b. circa 1876
Census DateLocation
1910Ogallah, Trego, KansasJ. E. Philpott was listed as a son-in-law in Michael Richards's household on the 1910 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: T624_458; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0226; FHL microfilm: 1374471.

Henry Richards

M, b. September 1874
Father*Michael Richards b. May 1851, d. 1920
Mother*Elizabeth Webber b. 27 May 1853, d. 23 Feb 1937
Census DateLocation
June 1880Ogallah, Trego, KansasHenry Richards was listed as a son in Michael Richards's household on the 1880 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.1
1900Wakeency, Trego, KansasHenry Richards was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Wakeency, Trego, Kansas.2
1910Ogallah, Trego, KansasHe was listed as a son in Michael Richards's household on the 1910 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.3

Child of Henry Richards and unknown (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: 398; Family History Film: 1254398; Page: 320C; Enumeration District: 315; Image: 0655.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Wakeency, Trego, Kansas; Roll: 502; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0187; FHL microfilm: 1240502.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: T624_458; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0226; FHL microfilm: 1374471.

unknown (?)

F, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1903As of before 1903,her married name was Richards.

Child of unknown (?) and Henry Richards

Louisa Richards

F, b. circa 1877
Father*Michael Richards b. May 1851, d. 1920
Mother*Elizabeth Webber b. 27 May 1853, d. 23 Feb 1937
Census DateLocation
June 1880Ogallah, Trego, KansasLouisa Richards was listed as a daughter in Michael Richards's household on the 1880 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: 398; Family History Film: 1254398; Page: 320C; Enumeration District: 315; Image: 0655.

Joseph Richards

M, b. circa 1873
Father*Michael Richards b. May 1851, d. 1920
Mother*Elizabeth Webber b. 27 May 1853, d. 23 Feb 1937
Census DateLocation
June 1880Ogallah, Trego, KansasJoseph Richards was listed as a son in Michael Richards's household on the 1880 Census at Ogallah, Trego, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Ogallah, Trego, Kansas; Roll: 398; Family History Film: 1254398; Page: 320C; Enumeration District: 315; Image: 0655.

Catherine Digmann

F, b. September 1864, d. October 1947
Catherine (Digman) Kruser 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCatherine Digmann was also known as Katherine.
Name VariationCatherine Digmann was also known as Digman.
Name VariationCatherine Digmann was also known as Catharine.
Married Name22 November 1881As of 22 November 1881,her married name was Kruser.
  • Catherine Digmann was born in September 1864 at Illinois also reported as 1863.
  • She married August Kruser Sr. on 22 November 1881 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Catherine Digmann was buried in October 1947 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She died in October 1947 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 83 Katherine (Digmann) Kruser obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 31, 1947 - Katherine (Digmann) Kruser obituary
     Catherine Digmann had 13 with 12 living in 1900 children. She had 17 with 16 living in 1910 children. In December 1931 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin, August and Catherine (Digmann) Kruser Sr celebrate 50th wedding anniversary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal December 6, 1931 - August and Catherine (Digmann) Kruser Sr celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Children of Catherine Digmann and August Kruser Sr.

Thresa Kruser

F, b. September 1882
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationThresa Kruser was also known as Thesa.
Married Nameafter 1910As of after 1910,her married name was Meneman.

Edward Kruser

M, b. September 1883
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
     In November 1933 Edward and Julia Kruser 25th wedding anniversary surprise party.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal November 28, 1933 - Edward and Julia Kruser 25th wedding anniversary surprise party

Caroline Kruser

F, b. January 1886
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCaroline Kruser was also known as Carrie.

Mary Christina Kruser

F, b. August 1887
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Christina Kruser was also known as Christina.

Joseph R. Kruser

M, b. 9 December 1888, d. 27 March 1945
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
  • Joseph R. Kruser married Patricia A. (?).
  • Joseph R. Kruser was born on 9 December 1888 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
  • Joseph R. Kruser died on 27 March 1945 at age 56.
  • He was buried after 27 March 1945 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Anna K. Kruser

F, b. July 1890
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna K. Kruser was also known as Annie.

Dorthea M. Kruser

F, b. 24 February 1892, d. 29 December 1973
Dorthea (Kruser) Ginter 1964
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorthea M. Kruser was also known as Victoria M.
Name VariationDorthea M. Kruser was also known as Dora.
Married Name5 May 1914As of 5 May 1914,her married name was Ginter.
  • Dorthea M. Kruser was born on 24 February 1892 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
  • Dorthea M. Kruser married Ferdinand J. Ginter on 5 May 1914 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Dorthea M. Kruser died on 29 December 1973 at age 81.
     In April 1964 50th wedding anniversary of Ferdinand and Dorothea (Kruser) Ginter.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 26, 1964 - 50th wedding anniversary of Ferdinand and Dorothea (Kruser) Ginter

Bernard J. Kruser

M, b. August 1894, d. July 1975
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernard J. Kruser was also known as Benjamin J.
  • Bernard J. Kruser married Frances Cecelia Kuhle, daughter of Bernard Kuhle.
  • Bernard J. Kruser was born in August 1894 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
  • Bernard J. Kruser was buried in July 1975 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He died in July 1975 at age 80 Bernard J Kruser obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 18, 1975 - Bernard J Kruser obituary

Gertie L. Kruser

F, b. March 1898
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGertie L. Kruser was also known as Elizabeth.

Frank Bernard Kruser

M, b. 28 October 1899, d. 30 September 1980
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrank Bernard Kruser was also known as Bernard Frank.

George Kruser

M, b. circa 1902
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947

Henry Kruser

M, b. circa 1904, d. before 1968
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947

Children of Henry Kruser and Stella Brandt

Catherine Kruser

F, b. circa 1906
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947

Julia Kuhle

F, b. 22 February 1886, d. 2 March 1938
Father*Bernard Kuhle
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameNovember 1908As of November 1908,her married name was Kruser.
     In November 1933 Edward and Julia Kruser 25th wedding anniversary surprise party.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal November 28, 1933 - Edward and Julia Kruser 25th wedding anniversary surprise party

Philomena E. (?)

F, b. 1 October 1902, d. 20 April 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kruser.
  • Philomena E. (?) married August J. Kruser Jr., son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
  • Philomena E. (?) was born on 1 October 1902.
  • She died on 20 April 1982 at age 79.
  • She was buried after 20 April 1982 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Frances Cecelia Kuhle

F, b. 19 December 1895, d. 27 June 1967
Father*Bernard Kuhle
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kruser.
  • Frances Cecelia Kuhle married Bernard J. Kruser, son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
  • Frances Cecelia Kuhle was born on 19 December 1895 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Bernard Kuhle.
  • Frances Cecelia Kuhle died on 27 June 1967 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 71.
  • She was buried after 27 June 1967 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Bruce Jude Kruser

M, b. 28 September 1942, d. 28 September 1942
Father*Albert J. Kruser b. 25 Jun 1908, d. 14 Aug 1979
Mother*Fredricka M. Loeffelholz b. 3 Oct 1903, d. 1 Aug 1996
  • Bruce Jude Kruser died on 28 September 1942.
  • He was born on 28 September 1942.
  • He was buried after 28 September 1942 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Albert J. Kruser and Fredricka M. Loeffelholz.

Karen Celeste Kruser

F, b. 21 January 1944, d. 21 January 1944
Father*Albert J. Kruser b. 25 Jun 1908, d. 14 Aug 1979
Mother*Fredricka M. Loeffelholz b. 3 Oct 1903, d. 1 Aug 1996
  • Karen Celeste Kruser died on 21 January 1944.
  • She was born on 21 January 1944.
  • She was buried after 21 January 1944 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Albert J. Kruser and Fredricka M. Loeffelholz.

Patricia A. (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kruser.

Ruth Ann Kruser

F, b. 13 February 1940, d. 3 September 1974
Father*Albert J. Kruser b. 25 Jun 1908, d. 14 Aug 1979
Mother*Fredricka M. Loeffelholz b. 3 Oct 1903, d. 1 Aug 1996
  • Ruth Ann Kruser was born on 13 February 1940 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Albert J. Kruser and Fredricka M. Loeffelholz.
  • Ruth Ann Kruser died on 3 September 1974 at age 34.
  • She was buried after 3 September 1974 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Jane F. Loeffelholz

F, b. 20 April 1947, d. 9 June 2007
Mrs Donald Novotney (Jane Loeffelholz) 1972
Father*Vincent J. Loeffelholz b. 9 Jun 1913, d. 22 Jan 1986
Mother*Catherine Sylvia Kieler b. 18 Oct 1916, d. 5 Feb 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 June 1972As of 3 June 1972,her married name was Novotney.
  • Jane F. Loeffelholz was born on 20 April 1947.
  • She was the daughter of Vincent J. Loeffelholz and Catherine Sylvia Kieler.
  • Jane F. Loeffelholz was a bridesmaid at the wedding of James Collins and Cecilia T. Loeffelholz in November 1964; Cecelia Loeffelholz and James Collins marriage announcement.
  • Jane F. Loeffelholz died on 9 June 2007 at age 60 Jane F. (Loeffelholz) Novotney, 60, of 4000 Terra Bella Drive in Jefferson City and formerly of La Crosse, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, (her father's birthday), at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City. She had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 11 months earlier.

    Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Dickeyville, Wis., with the Revs. Francis Steffen and Joseph Hirsch officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Casey Funeral Home in Cuba City, Wis., where Reflections will be at 7 p.m., and a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

    Jane was born on April 20, 1947, in Dickeyville (Grant County), the daughter of Vincent C. and Catherine (Kieler) Loeffelholz. She married Donald F. Novotney on June 3, 1972. They were residents of La Crosse for 14 years, where Donald was the former superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of La Crosse. She was preceded in death by her parents.

    Survivors include her husband, Donald of Jefferson City; three daughters, Nicole Novotney of Denver, Tara Novotney of Omaha, Neb., and Theresa Novotney of Nashville, Tenn; two sons, Thomas (Julie) Novotney of Rockwell, Iowa, and Michael Novotney of Milwaukee; four grandchildren, Allison, Cecilia, Daniel and Emma Novotney; eight sisters; and three brothers.

Leo John Abing

M, b. 19 February 1935, d. 22 December 2009
Father*Charles Edward Abing b. 26 Feb 1898, d. Jan 1977
Mother*Martha M. Schmitz b. c 1904, d. 1966
  • Leo John Abing was born on 19 February 1935.
  • He was the son of Charles Edward Abing and Martha M. Schmitz.
  • Leo John Abing died on 22 December 2009 at age 74 Leo J. Abing, age 74, of Lancaster, died on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at his residence in Lancaster. He was born on February 19, 1935, in Potosi, the son of Charles and Martha (Schmitz) Abing. On September 11, 1956, he was united in marriage to Bernadette M. Loeffelholz at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Dickeyville. Together they farmed in Grant County and in 1965, moved to their family farm in South Lancaster Township. He was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church where he served as an usher. Leo was also a member of the Catholic Knights and served as vice president. He was also employed with American Breeder Service, and Murrays Dairy Farm and Refrigeration. Leo and Bernadette owned and operated the Maple Harris Guest House in Lancaster for fifteen years. Leo enjoyed scouting back roads and fence line shopping. He was always ready to lend his time to anyone in need.

    Survivors include his wife, Bernadette Abing, Lancaster; his children: Denis Abing, Lancaster; Gerard (Roxzanne) Abing, Platteville; Julie (Ted) Sanger, Lancaster; Mark Abing, Germany; Trina (Johnie) Snyder, Lancaster; Stuart (Liz) Abing, Lancaster; Todd (Theresa) Abing, Richland Center; Vera (Robert Lackore) Abing, Madison; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; his brothers and sisters: Marie Herrig, Dubuque, IA; Irene (Clarence) Seng, Potosi; Bernice Kaiser, Kieler; Louella Brant, Kieler; Betty (James) Jungk, Dubuque, IA; Irwin (Katie) Abing, Potosi; Doris (Bernard) Hentrich, Hazel Green; Margaret (Joseph) Hentrich, Belmont; Richard (Paulette) Abing, Potosi; a sister-in-law, Florentine (Dan) Abing-Joyce, Lancaster.

    In addition to his parents, Leo was preceded in death by two brothers: Gerald and Cyril Abing and a great-grandson, Cadillac Custer.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, December 28, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp and Father John Norder officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Sunday, December 27, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at St. Clement and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Monday. Schwartz Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Cecilia T. Loeffelholz

F, b. 18 February 1938, d. 25 March 2018
Cecilia (Loeffelholz) Collins
Mrs James Collins (Cecelia Loeffelholz) 1964
Father*Vincent J. Loeffelholz b. 9 Jun 1913, d. 22 Jan 1986
Mother*Catherine Sylvia Kieler b. 18 Oct 1916, d. 5 Feb 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameNovember 1964As of November 1964,her married name was Collins.
  • Cecilia T. Loeffelholz was born on 18 February 1938 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Vincent J. Loeffelholz and Catherine Sylvia Kieler.
  • Cecilia T. Loeffelholz married James Collins in November 1964 Cecelia Loeffelholz and James Collins marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 15, 1964 - Cecelia Loeffelholz and James Collins marriage announcement
  • Cecilia T. Loeffelholz died on 25 March 2018 at age 80 Cecilia T. Collins, 80, of Walford, Iowa, formerly of Dubuque entered eternal life Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Colonial Manor of Amana. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at the Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 Kennedy Road. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Raphael Cathedral. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
    Cecilia was born February 18, 1938 in Dickeyville, Wisconsin, daughter of Vincent and Catherine (Kieler) Loeffelholz. In 1964 she married James W. Collins in Dickeyville, Wisconsin. He preceded her in death in October of 2003.
    She worked as a cook at Lady of Lourdes for 17 years. She was a girl scout leader for four years and loved to quilt and crochet. She only had one daughter; however, she raised several. She helped raise her brothers and sisters at a young age and she babysat for several years. She was loved, and will be missed by, many. She was a member of St. Raphael Cathedral.
    She is survived by a daughter, Kelly (Jeffrey) Pottebaum of Walford, Iowa; three granddaughters, Carolyn, Colleen and Catherine Pottebaum; three brothers, Tom (Connie) Loeffelholz and Fidelis (Nancy) Loeffelholz, both of Platteville and Vincent (Sally) Loeffelholz of Cuba City; seven sisters, Bernadette (Don) Williams of Lancaster, Agnes (Norb) Fritz of Lancaster, Felicia Schmitt of Platteville, Imelda (Bob) Hying of Potosi, Madonna (Mick) Whitaker of Potosi, Mary Lou (Harvey) Kruser of Potosi, and Ruth (LaVern) Wiederholt of Cuba City; a brother in law, Don Novotney; sister in law, Mary O’Hara and brother in law, Michael Collins and many nieces and nephews.
    She was also preceded in death by a sister, Jane Novotney; brother in law, Leo Abing; brother in law, Jack O’Hara and sister in law, Maureen Collins.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1940Paris, Grant, WisconsinCecilia T. Loeffelholz was listed as a daughter in Vincent J. Loeffelholz's household on the 1940 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 22-37.