Bertha G. Koch

F, b. 20 July 1897, d. March 1967
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 March 1919As of 5 March 1919,her married name was Koop.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 July 1897Bertha G. Koch was born on 20 July 1897 at Hamtramick, Wayne, Michigan.
She was the daughter of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Marriage5 March 1919Bertha G. Koch married Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop on 5 March 1919 at Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan.
Divorce15 April 1947Bertha G. Koch and Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop were divorced on 15 April 1947.
DeathMarch 1967Bertha G. Koch died in March 1967 at Michigan at age 69.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, MichiganBertha G. Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan.1
1910West Bloomfield, Oakland, MichiganBertha G. Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 751; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240751.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan; Roll: T624_668; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0155; FHL microfilm: 1374681.

Lizzie Koch

F, b. 6 August 1899
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 August 1899Lizzie Koch was born on 6 August 1899 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, also reported as Feb 1900.
She was the daughter of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, MichiganLizzie Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan.1
1910West Bloomfield, Oakland, MichiganLizzie Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 751; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240751.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan; Roll: T624_668; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0155; FHL microfilm: 1374681.

Fritz Koch

M, b. 28 November 1884
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFritz Koch was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 November 1884Fritz Koch was born on 28 November 1884 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
He was the son of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, MichiganFritz Koch was listed as a son in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 751; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240751.

Frieda Koch

F, b. 1 January 1891, d. circa 1957
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrieda Koch was also known as Freda.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 January 1891Frieda Koch was born on 1 January 1891 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
She was the daughter of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Deathcirca 1957Frieda Koch died circa 1957 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, MichiganFrieda Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 751; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240751.

Elsie Koch

F, b. 1 January 1891, d. 2 June 1919
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsie Koch was also known as Eliza.
Name VariationElsie Koch was also known as Else.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 January 1891Elsie Koch was born on 1 January 1891 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, also reported as 31 Dec 1890.
She was the daughter of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Death2 June 1919Elsie Koch died on 2 June 1919 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, at age 28.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, MichiganElsie Koch was listed as a daughter in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Detroit Ward 11, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 751; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240751.

Peter Koch

M, b. 6 October 1879, d. before 1900
Father*Henry Koch Sr. b. 7 Sep 1857, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*Bertha Butler b. 10 May 1860, d. 29 Oct 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 October 1879Peter Koch was born on 6 October 1879 at Detroit, Wayne, Michgan.
He was the son of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler.
Deathbefore 1900Peter Koch died before 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Detroit, Wayne, MichiganPeter Koch was listed as a son in Henry Koch Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 614; Family History Film: 1254614; Page: 531C; Enumeration District: 312; Image: 0244.

John Theodore Splinter

M, b. November 1867, d. 1953
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1867John Theodore Splinter was born in November 1867 at Wisconsin.
Marriage22 May 1894He married Barbara Koethe, daughter of Henry Koethe and Anna Uthe, on 22 May 1894 at Grant, Wisconsin, also reported as 21 May 1894.1
Death1953John Theodore Splinter died in 1953 at Wisconsin.
  • John Theodore Splinter witnessed the burial of Grace Splinter on 6 February 1931 at St Rose Cemetery, Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of John Theodore Splinter and Barbara Koethe

Citations

  1. [S387] Family Search; Multiple Records, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRJD-CMJ : 3 June 2016), Anna Uthe in entry for John Thedore Splinter and Barbara Koethe, 22 May 1894; citing , Grant, Wisconsin, United States, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison; FHL microfilm 1,266,663.

Bernhardt Mechler

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBernhardt Mechler married Bridget Arlet.

Child of Bernhardt Mechler and Bridget Arlet

Bridget Arlet

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mechler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBridget Arlet married Bernhardt Mechler.

Child of Bridget Arlet and Bernhardt Mechler

Frances Miller

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrances Miller married Margaret (?).

Child of Frances Miller and Margaret (?)

Margaret (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miller.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret (?) married Frances Miller.

Child of Margaret (?) and Frances Miller

William J. Salwolke

M, b. 7 February 1896, d. 8 June 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam J. Salwolke was also known as Salvolka.
Name VariationWilliam J. Salwolke was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam J. Salwolke married Valeria Maggie Mechler, daughter of Bernard Mechler and Sarah Helbing.
Birth7 February 1896William J. Salwolke was born on 7 February 1896 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death8 June 1954He died on 8 June 1954 at Jo Daviess, Illinois, at age 58.
Burialafter 8 June 1954He was buried after 8 June 1954 at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, West Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois.

Peter Miller Sr.

M, b. October 1858, d. after 1930
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1858Peter Miller Sr. was born in October 1858 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1881He married Minnie Biermann circa 1881.
Deathafter 1930Peter Miller Sr. died after 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Paris, Grant, WisconsinPeter Miller Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1
11 April 1930Paris, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of Peter Miller Sr. and Minnie Biermann

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0047; FHL microfilm: 1241790.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 580.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Minnie Biermann

F, b. May 1858, d. before 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1881As of circa 1881,her married name was Miller.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1858Minnie Biermann was born in May 1858 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1881She married Peter Miller Sr. circa 1881.
Deathbefore 1930Minnie Biermann died before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Paris, Grant, WisconsinMinnie Biermann was listed as wife in Peter Miller Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Minnie Biermann immigrated in 1876.
  • She had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 2 with 2 living in 1910 children.

Children of Minnie Biermann and Peter Miller Sr.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0047; FHL microfilm: 1241790.

Mary A. Miller

F, b. December 1885
Father*Peter Miller Sr. b. Oct 1858, d. a 1930
Mother*Minnie Biermann b. May 1858, d. b 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary A. Miller married Conrad Schroeder.
BirthDecember 1885Mary A. Miller was born in December 1885 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Peter Miller Sr. and Minnie Biermann.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Paris, Grant, WisconsinMary A. Miller was listed as a daughter in Peter Miller Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of Mary A. Miller and Conrad Schroeder

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0047; FHL microfilm: 1241790.

Conrad Schroeder

M, b. circa 1881
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageConrad Schroeder married Mary A. Miller, daughter of Peter Miller Sr. and Minnie Biermann.
Birthcirca 1881Conrad Schroeder was born circa 1881 at Wisconsin.

Children of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller

Minnie O. Schroeder

F, b. circa 1910
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Minnie O. Schroeder was born circa 1910 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Paris, Grant, WisconsinMinnie O. Schroeder was listed as a granddaughter in Peter Miller Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 580.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Peter C. Schroeder

M, b. circa 1907
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Peter C. Schroeder was born circa 1907 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.

Arthur C. Schroeder

M, b. circa 1909
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1909Arthur C. Schroeder was born circa 1909 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.

Ervin John Schroeder

M, b. 10 October 1911, d. 11 July 1969
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 October 1911Ervin John Schroeder was born on 10 October 1911 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.
Marriage10 August 1937Ervin John Schroeder married Pauline C. Droessler, daughter of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel, on 10 August 1937.
Death11 July 1969Ervin John Schroeder died on 11 July 1969 at age 57.

Charley Schroeder

M, b. circa 1916
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Charley Schroeder was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.

Simon Schroeder

M, b. circa 1918
Father*Conrad Schroeder b. c 1881
Mother*Mary A. Miller b. Dec 1885
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1918Simon Schroeder was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Conrad Schroeder and Mary A. Miller.

Mary Magdalena (?)

F, b. circa 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1940As of before 1940,her married name was Miller.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Mary Magdalena (?) was born circa 1910 at Iowa.
Marriagebefore 1940She married Peter Simon Miller, son of Peter Simon Miller Jr. and Caroline Helbing, before 1940.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1940Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaMary Magdalena (?) was listed as wife in Peter Simon Miller's household on the 1940 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1
  • The marriage of Mary Magdalena (?) and Peter Simon Miller was annulled between 1942 and 1962.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T627_1159; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 31-45.

Edward A. Roth

M, b. 10 March 1922, d. 21 April 1922
Father*Valentine Roth b. 12 May 1891, d. 30 Jun 1946
Mother*Freda R. Helbing b. 14 Oct 1896, d. 26 Mar 1963
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 March 1922Edward A. Roth was born on 10 March 1922.
He was the son of Valentine Roth and Freda R. Helbing.
Death21 April 1922Edward A. Roth died on 21 April 1922.
Burialafter 21 April 1922He was buried after 21 April 1922 at East Dubuque Cemetery, East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois.

Catherine Elizabeth Helbing

F, b. 27 May 1930, d. 8 March 2015
Father*Elmer John Helbing b. 7 Jan 1889, d. 29 May 1961
Mother*Anna M. Roth b. Sep 1888, d. 19 Mar 1959
Catherine Helbing 1951
Catherine (Helbing) Tigges
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCatherine Elizabeth Helbing was also known as Kate.
Name VariationCatherine Elizabeth Helbing was also known as Katie.
Married Name4 August 1951As of 4 August 1951,her married name was Tigges.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 May 1930Catherine Elizabeth Helbing was born on 27 May 1930 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Elmer John Helbing and Anna M. Roth.
Marriage4 August 1951Catherine Elizabeth Helbing married Eugene C. Tigges on 4 August 1951 at Holy Ghost Church, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing engagement and marriage announcements.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald August 5, 1951 - Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing marriage announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 19, 1951 - Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing engagement announcement
Death8 March 2015Catherine Elizabeth Helbing died on 8 March 2015 at age 84 Catherine (Katie) Elizabeth Tigges, 84, of East Dubuque, Illinois, formerly of Peosta, Iowa, passed away at the Bell Tower Retirement facility on March 8, 2015.

A Memorial Mass celebrating Katie’s life will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Nativity Catholic Church, Dubuque, with the Rev. Jim Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:30 am at the church on Saturday morning.

Katie is survived by her children, Randa (Jim) Derby and Perry (Kathy) Tigges, both of Dubuque; grandchildren, Leslie (Jeff May) Sanford, Tara (Todd) Preston, Heath (Melissa) Derby, Marcus (Carrie) Tigges, and Ashley Tigges; great grandchildren, Noah, Paige and Mia Preston, Gillian Sanford, and Mila Derby; sisters, Hazel (Buzz Risley) Knaeble, and Lorraine Leute; sister-in-law, Lucille Helbing; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Anna (Roth) Helbing, mother and father-in-law, Mary and George Tigges, brothers Adam, Howard, Walter, Harold and Wilbert Helbing, and sisters, Bernice Pitzen, Mildred Pitzen, Marie Klaas, and Malinda Helbing.

Catherine was born May 27, 1930 to Elmer and Anna Helbing at Dickeyville, WI. She worked for Dubuque Packing Co. for 27 years before retiring. Katie loved spending time with her husband of 62 years. She also especially enjoyed family time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Some of her hobbies included canning, gambling, dancing, and gardening. Katie was also known for her hospitality and entertaining.
CREMATIONafter 8 March 2015She was cremated after 8 March 2015.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1940Paris, Grant, WisconsinCatherine Elizabeth Helbing was listed as a daughter in Elmer John Helbing'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: 5A; Enumeration District: 22-37.

Richard J. Leute

M, b. 20 March 1922, d. 2 April 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard J. Leute was also known as Dick.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 March 1922Richard J. Leute was born on 20 March 1922 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death2 April 2013He died on 2 April 2013 at Jo Daviess, Illinois, at age 91 Richard J. "Dick" Leute, 91, of East Dubuque, IL passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 surrounded by his family. Services will be at noon on Saturday, April 6th at St. Mary Catholic Church in East Dubuque, IL; with Father Michael Barry officiating and Father Dan Knepper co-concelebrating. Burial with military rites will be at the East Dubuque Cemetery, East Dubuque, IL. Friends may call on Saturday, April 6th from 10 am until time of service at St. Mary Catholic Church, East Dubuque, IL. The Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI is serving the family. Dick was born on March 20, 1922 to Edward & Bernice (Johnston) Leute in Dubuque, IA. He married Lorraine Marie Helbing on January 2, 1954 at Holy Ghost Church in Dickeyville, WI. Dick attended St. Mary grade school in Dubuque and graduated from Loras Academy in 1941 where he was active in their ROTC program. Dick was extremely patriotic and proud to have served his country in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II as part of the Army's 240th Engineering Company Battalion. He received the South Pacific Operations Medal, the Philippines Liberation Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. In later years Dick and Lorraine attended many Army reunions. He worked for over 50 years at the Dubuque Packing Company. In his younger years he enjoyed, tennis, swimming, fishing and hunting. But most of all, he enjoyed time spent with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Lorraine and 6 children: Rick (Jean) Leute of East Dubuque, IL, Vickie (Lee) Donar of Hazel Green, WI, Kevin (Sue) Leute of East Dubuque, IL, Duane (Miriam) Leute of Weston, WI, Mark Leute of East Dubuque, IL and Aimee Leute (friend Tony Bussey) of Elgin, IL; 10grandchildren: Julie (Jeff) Shade, Trisha (Jwan) Brookins, Joshua Leute, Kathryn (Josh) Yaddof, Kimberly Leute, Amanda Leute, Ashley Leute, Claire Leute, Erik (Ashley) Leute, Jack Leute; 6 great grandchildren: Jayden and Josiah Brookins, Brody Rosemeyer, Alaina Sutter, Dawson Yaddof, and Soren Leute; 2 sister-in-laws: Katie (Doc) Tigges, Hazel (Buzz Risley) Knaeble; and a brother-in-law: Bert (Lucille) Helbing. Dick was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John "Jack" Leute. Thank you to Bell Tower Retirement Community, Hospice of Dubuque (Katie, Cindy & Melanie) and Hazel Knaeble for your care and kindness you have shown to Dick and his family.
Published in Batesville on Apr. 4, 2013.

Child of Richard J. Leute

Eugene C. Tigges

M, b. 30 December 1931, d. 17 November 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEugene C. Tigges was also known as Doc.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 December 1931Eugene C. Tigges was born on 30 December 1931 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Marriage4 August 1951He married Catherine Elizabeth Helbing, daughter of Elmer John Helbing and Anna M. Roth, on 4 August 1951 at Holy Ghost Church, Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing engagement and marriage announcements.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald August 5, 1951 - Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing marriage announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 19, 1951 - Eugene Tigges and Catherine Helbing engagement announcement
Death17 November 2013Eugene C. Tigges died on 17 November 2013 at age 81 Eugene ‘Doc’ Cyril Tigges, 81, of East Dubuque, Illinois, formerly of Peosta, Iowa passed away at the Bell Tower Retirement facility Sunday November 17, 2013. Visitation will be held from 9:30am to 12:00pm at the Church of the Nativity, 1225 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA, with a memorial service and mass immediately following at 12:00pm. Rev. Scott Bullock will be officiating.

Eugene is survived by his wife Catherine Elizabeth Tigges; children: Randa (Jim) Derby, and Perry (Kathy) Tigges, both of Dubuque, IA; grandchildren: Leslie Sanford, Tara (Todd) Preston, Heath (Melissa) Derby, Marc (Carrie) Tigges, and Ashlee Tigges; great grandchildren: Noah, Paige, and Mia Preston, Gillian Sanford, and Mila Derby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Mary Tigges, mother and father-in-law Elmer and Anna (Roth) Helbing, brothers: Kenneth, Norbert, Clarence, Frank, George, Cyril, and Richard Tigges; and sisters: Dorothy Clemens, and Mary Jane Petersen.

Eugene ‘Doc’ Cyril Tigges was born December 30, 1931 to George and Mary (Stecklein) Tigges in Dubuque, Iowa. He served with the Navy Reserve for 10 years, and worked for John Deere for over 30 years before retiring. Doc loved spending time with his wife of 62 years. He also especially enjoyed family time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing cards, and gardening. Doc was also known for his homemade wine.

Helen Chase

F, b. 23 June 1915, d. 24 May 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameJuly 1937As of July 1937,her married name was VanNatta.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 June 1915Helen Chase was born on 23 June 1915 at Grant, Wisconsin.
MarriageJuly 1937She married Everett VanNatta, son of Clarence VanNatta and Elizabeth M. Wilson, in July 1937.
Death24 May 2008Helen Chase died on 24 May 2008 at age 92 Helen VanNatta, age 92, of Platteville, died on Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Heartland Health Care Center, Platteville. Helen was born on June 23, 1915, in Platteville, the daughter of Adolph and Edith (Suhr) Chase. She was united in marriage to Everett VanNatta in July 1937. He preceded her in death in 1994. Helen was a very caring and giving person throughout her life. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Roger) Killam of Platteville; two sisters, Ruth Hughes of Potosi and Velma VanNatta of Lancaster; and a brother, Lawrence (Doris) Chase of Belmont. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria VanNatta, in 1988; and by her parents. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at the MELBY-BENDORF FUNERAL HOME, 1245 N. Water St.,Platteville. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville. Perry Pearson and Darin Jenson will officiate. Friends may call from 11 a.m.until the time of the service on Tuesday at the MELBY-BENDORF FUNERAL HOME, Platteville.

Walter Lark

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWalter Lark married Martha Millhouse, daughter of John David Millhouse and Effa G. VanNatta.

Virginia Jeanette Pomeroy

F, b. 25 December 1923, d. 12 May 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Millhouse.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVirginia Jeanette Pomeroy married Robert Millhouse, son of John David Millhouse and Effa G. VanNatta.
Birth25 December 1923Virginia Jeanette Pomeroy was born on 25 December 1923 at Michigan.
Death12 May 2013She died on 12 May 2013 at Michigan at age 89 Virginia Jeanette Millhouse, 89, lifetime resident of Keeler, passed away on May 12, 2013 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph. She was born on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 1923, the daughter of Eugene and Sarah Pomeroy. She was united in marriage to Robert Millhouse and is survived by her sons: John (Nancy) Millhouse of Decatur and Robert (Ruth Ann) Millhouse of Keeler; granddaughter, Elisabeth (Andy) Dierickx and her two great-granddaughters: MaKenna and MiKayla Dierickx of Decatur. She is survived by her special cousin, Beverly Harper, and nieces and nephews: Mary, Betty, Ross, Vernon and David. She was preceded by her husband, her parents and sisters: Leota Wilkinson and Frances Skoda and baby brother, Johnny. Virginia liked nothing more than to be at home, taking care of her house and being with family. She became "G G" to her great-granddaughters and loved being with them. As per her wishes, private graveside services will be held for her family. The Calvin Funeral Home in Hartford has been entrusted with the arrangements. Those wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at http://www.calvin-leonardfh.com.