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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1873Joseph Richards was born circa 1873 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Michael Richards and Elizabeth Webber.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1864Catherine Digmann was born in September 1864 at Illinois also reported as 1863.
Marriage22 November 1881She married August Kruser Sr. on 22 November 1881 at Grant, Wisconsin.
BurialOctober 1947Catherine Digmann was buried in October 1947 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
DeathOctober 1947She 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.

Theresa Kruser

F, b. 11 September 1882, d. 9 January 1947
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheresa Kruser was also known as Thresa.
Name VariationTheresa Kruser was also known as Thesa.
Married Nameafter 1910As of after 1910,her married name was Meneman.
Married Nameafter 1910As of after 1910,her married name was Manemann.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 September 1882Theresa Kruser was born on 11 September 1882 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Marriageafter 1910Theresa Kruser married Joseph Manemann after 1910.
Death9 January 1947Theresa Kruser died on 9 January 1947 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 64.

Edward Kruser

M, b. September 1883, d. 1969
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1883Edward Kruser was born in September 1883 at Wisconsin also reported as 1889.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
MarriageNovember 1908Edward Kruser married Julia Kuhle, daughter of Bernard Kuhle, in November 1908.
Marriage11 August 1938Edward Kruser married Helen Christine Loeffelholz, daughter of Henry Loffelholz and Cathrina Kruser, on 11 August 1938 at Iowa.
Death1969Edward Kruser died in 1969.
  • 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 Catherine Kruser

F, b. 9 January 1886, d. 25 August 1966
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Splinter.
Name VariationCaroline Catherine Kruser was also known as Carrie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCaroline Catherine Kruser married Ireneus Thomas Splinter Sr.
Birth9 January 1886Caroline Catherine Kruser was born on 9 January 1886 at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death25 August 1966Caroline Catherine Kruser died on 25 August 1966 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 80.

Mary Christina Kruser

F, b. 11 August 1887, d. 16 March 1976
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ginter.
Name VariationMary Christina Kruser was also known as Christina Mary.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Christina Kruser married Henry J. Ginter, son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Birth11 August 1887Mary Christina Kruser was born on 11 August 1887 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death16 March 1976Mary Christina Kruser died on 16 March 1976 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 88.

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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph R. Kruser married Patricia A. (?).
Birth9 December 1888Joseph R. Kruser was born on 9 December 1888 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death27 March 1945Joseph R. Kruser died on 27 March 1945 at age 56.
Burialafter 27 March 1945He was buried after 27 March 1945 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Anna Katherine Kruser

F, b. 16 July 1890, d. 21 June 1984
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gubbels.
Name VariationAnna Katherine Kruser was also known as Annie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Katherine Kruser married John J. Gubbels.
Birth16 July 1890Anna Katherine Kruser was born on 16 July 1890 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death21 June 1984Anna Katherine Kruser died on 21 June 1984 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 93.

Child of Anna Katherine Kruser and John J. Gubbels

Dorthea M. Kruser

F, b. 24 February 1892, d. 29 December 1973
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Dorthea (Kruser) Ginter 1964
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 February 1892Dorthea M. Kruser was born on 24 February 1892 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Marriage5 May 1914Dorthea M. Kruser married Ferdinand J. Ginter on 5 May 1914 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death29 December 1973Dorthea 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBernard J. Kruser married Frances Cecelia Kuhle, daughter of Bernard Kuhle.
BirthAugust 1894Bernard J. Kruser was born in August 1894 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
BurialJuly 1975Bernard J. Kruser was buried in July 1975 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
DeathJuly 1975He died in July 1975 at age 80 Bernard J Kruser obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 18, 1975 - Bernard J Kruser obituary

Elizabeth Kruser

F, b. 4 March 1898, d. 28 April 1974
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Eike.
Name VariationElizabeth Kruser was also known as Gertie L.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Kruser married William Albert Eike.
Birth4 March 1898Elizabeth Kruser was born on 4 March 1898 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death28 April 1974Elizabeth Kruser died on 28 April 1974 at age 76.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrank Bernard Kruser married Pauline Loeffelholz, daughter of George Loeffelholz and Matilda Kirchberg.
Birth28 October 1899Frank Bernard Kruser was born on 28 October 1899 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death30 September 1980Frank Bernard Kruser died on 30 September 1980 at Wisconsin at age 80.

George A. Kruser

M, b. 13 August 1901, d. 29 July 1994
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 August 1901George A. Kruser was born on 13 August 1901 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Marriagebefore 1928George A. Kruser married Cecelia Brandt, daughter of Clements Edward Brandt and Anna Manemann, before 1928.
Death29 July 1994George A. Kruser died on 29 July 1994 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 92.
  • George A. Kruser witnessed the burial of Robert C. Jackson in September 1926 at Dubuque, Iowa; Robert C Jackson funeral notice.

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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Kruser married Stella Brandt, daughter of Clements Edward Brandt and Anna Manemann.
Birthcirca 1904Henry Kruser was born circa 1904 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Deathbefore 1968Henry Kruser died before 1968.

Children of Henry Kruser and Stella Brandt

Catherine H. Kruser

F, b. 25 September 1905, d. 2 June 1996
Father*August Kruser Sr. b. Nov 1858, d. 1936
Mother*Catherine Digmann b. Sep 1864, d. Oct 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Roth.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine H. Kruser married Frank N. Roth.
Birth25 September 1905Catherine H. Kruser was born on 25 September 1905 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Death2 June 1996Catherine H. Kruser died on 2 June 1996 at Wisconsin at age 90.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 February 1886Julia Kuhle was born on 22 February 1886 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Bernard Kuhle.
MarriageNovember 1908Julia Kuhle married Edward Kruser, son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann, in November 1908.
Death2 March 1938Julia Kuhle died on 2 March 1938 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, at age 52.
  • 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. Thiltgen

F, b. 1 October 1902, d. 20 April 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kruser.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePhilomena E. Thiltgen married August J. Kruser Jr., son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Birth1 October 1902Philomena E. Thiltgen was born on 1 October 1902.
Death20 April 1982She died on 20 April 1982 at age 79.
Burialafter 20 April 1982She 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrances Cecelia Kuhle married Bernard J. Kruser, son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
Birth19 December 1895Frances Cecelia Kuhle was born on 19 December 1895 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Bernard Kuhle.
Death27 June 1967Frances Cecelia Kuhle died on 27 June 1967 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 71.
Burialafter 27 June 1967She 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
Life EventDateDescription
Death28 September 1942Bruce Jude Kruser died on 28 September 1942.
Birth28 September 1942He was born on 28 September 1942.
Burialafter 28 September 1942He 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
Life EventDateDescription
Death21 January 1944Karen Celeste Kruser died on 21 January 1944.
Birth21 January 1944She was born on 21 January 1944.
Burialafter 21 January 1944She 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatricia A. (?) married Joseph R. Kruser, son of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 February 1940Ruth Ann Kruser was born on 13 February 1940 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert J. Kruser and Fredricka M. Loeffelholz.
Death3 September 1974Ruth Ann Kruser died on 3 September 1974 at age 34.
Burialafter 3 September 1974She 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
Father*Vincent J. Loeffelholz b. 9 Jun 1913, d. 22 Jan 1986
Mother*Catherine Sylvia Kieler b. 18 Oct 1916, d. 5 Feb 1950
Mrs Donald Novotney (Jane Loeffelholz) 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 June 1972As of 3 June 1972,her married name was Novotney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 April 1947Jane F. Loeffelholz was born on 20 April 1947.
She was the daughter of Vincent J. Loeffelholz and Catherine Sylvia Kieler.
Death9 June 2007Jane 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 February 1935Leo John Abing was born on 19 February 1935.
He was the son of Charles Edward Abing and Martha M. Schmitz.
Death22 December 2009Leo 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
Father*Vincent J. Loeffelholz b. 9 Jun 1913, d. 22 Jan 1986
Mother*Catherine Sylvia Kieler b. 18 Oct 1916, d. 5 Feb 1950
Cecilia (Loeffelholz) Collins
Mrs James Collins (Cecelia Loeffelholz) 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameNovember 1964As of November 1964,her married name was Collins.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1938Cecilia T. Loeffelholz was born on 18 February 1938 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Vincent J. Loeffelholz and Catherine Sylvia Kieler.
MarriageNovember 1964Cecilia 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
Death25 March 2018Cecilia 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 DateLocationDescription
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.

James Collins

M, d. October 2003
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNovember 1964James Collins married Cecilia T. Loeffelholz, daughter of Vincent J. Loeffelholz and Catherine Sylvia Kieler, in November 1964 Cecelia Loeffelholz and James Collins marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 15, 1964 - Cecelia Loeffelholz and James Collins marriage announcement
DeathOctober 2003James Collins died in October 2003.

Anton J. Schmitt

M, b. 24 July 1929, d. 21 July 2011
Anton J Schmitt
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnton J. Schmitt was also known as Tony.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 July 1929Anton J. Schmitt was born on 24 July 1929 at St. Lucas, Iowa.
Death21 July 2011He died on 21 July 2011 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 81 Anton J. “Tony” Schmitt, 81, of the Sunset Apartments in Dickeyville, Wisconsin, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Manor Care Health Services Nursing Home in Platteville. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2011, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Dickeyville with Rev. Bernard Rott and Msgr. Carl Schmitt officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 9-10:45 a.m. Monday at the church before the service. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.


Tony was born on July 24, 1929, in St. Lucas, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Anna (Blong) Schmitt. He worked at the Dubuque Pack for 25 years and farmed until 1986.

Survivors include his former wife, Felicia Schmitt, of Platteville; two sons, Jeff (Cathy) Schmitt, of Windsor, Wisconsin, and Jody (girlfriend, Lisa) Schmitt, of Platteville; three sisters, Verna (Al) Massman, of New Albin, Iowa, Emily (Cleo) Heying, of Postville, Iowa, and Elaine (Roger) Kleve, of Cresco, Iowa; three brothers, Msgr. Carl Schmitt, of New Hampton, Iowa, Floyd (Deb) Schmitt, of Castalia, Iowa, and Raymond (Nancy) Schmitt, of Las Vegas, Nevada; a sister-in-law, Imelda Schmitt, of West Union, Iowa; and five grandchildren, Jamie, Brittany, Sabrina, Trevor and Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Anna; two brothers, Clem and Henry; and two sisters, Marie Schmitt and Agnes Meyer.

William Hying

M, b. circa 1919
Father*Anthony Hying b. c 1887
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Hying was also known as Wil.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1919William Hying was born circa 1919 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anthony Hying and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Highland, Iowa, WisconsinWilliam Hying was listed as a son in Anthony Hying's household on the 1920 Census at Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1989; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 157; Image: 189.

Anthony Hying

M, b. circa 1916
Father*Anthony Hying b. c 1887
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Anthony Hying was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anthony Hying and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Highland, Iowa, WisconsinAnthony Hying was listed as a son in Anthony Hying's household on the 1920 Census at Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1989; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 157; Image: 189.

Leo Hying

M, b. circa 1918
Father*Anthony Hying b. c 1887
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1920
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLeo Hying married Inez Kabele.
Birthcirca 1918Leo Hying was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anthony Hying and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Highland, Iowa, WisconsinLeo Hying was listed as a son in Anthony Hying's household on the 1920 Census at Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Children of Leo Hying and Inez Kabele

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Highland, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1989; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 157; Image: 189.