Arvel Leo Droessler

M, b. 30 May 1927, d. 26 June 2013
Father*Henry A. Droessler b. Jun 1887, d. 1972
Mother*Clara M. Flogel b. 7 Feb 1885, d. May 1943
  • Arvel Leo Droessler was born on 30 May 1927 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel.
  • Arvel Leo Droessler died on 26 June 2013 at Florida at age 86.

Henry Droessler Jr.

M, b. 26 December 1925, d. 9 July 2009
Father*Henry A. Droessler b. Jun 1887, d. 1972
Mother*Clara M. Flogel b. 7 Feb 1885, d. May 1943
  • Henry Droessler Jr. was born on 26 December 1925 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel.
  • Henry Droessler Jr. married Juanita K. Ihm, daughter of Charles Ihm, on 29 April 1947.
  • Henry Droessler Jr. died on 9 July 2009 at age 83 Henry was born on December 26, 1925, in Kieler, Wisconsin, the son of Henry and Clara (Flogel) Droessler. He married Juanita K. Ihm on April 29, 1947, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler. Henry ran the family farm near Kieler and was a member of the Carpenters Union. Later he worked in maintenance at Mt. St. Francis in Dubuque, where he retired at age 81. Henry was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Immaculate Conception Holy Name, Immaculate Conception Parish Council and the Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include his wife, Juanita, of Kieler; three daughters, Meg Larkin, of Rockford, IL, Mary Lee (Jack) Powell, of Dickeyville, and Klara (fianc, Rick) Droessler, of St. Paul, MN; three sons, Gary (Julie) Droessler, of Cuba City, Arlie (Sally) Droessler, of Kieler, and Carl (Susie) Droessler, of Menominee, IL; two sisters, Pauline Schroeder, of Lancaster, and Mercedes Bertjens, of Cuba City; a brother Arvel (Kay) Droessler, of Florida; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Droessler, of Kieler, and Mary Jo Droessler, of Colorado; eighteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Clara Droessler; his stepmother, Lorena (Kaiser) Droessler; two sisters, Lillian Timmerman and Lorraine Fleege; and five brothers, Cyril, Norbert, Ed, Earl, and Clair.

Juanita K. Ihm

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Juanita Ihm 1946
Father*Charles Ihm
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 April 1947As of 29 April 1947,her married name was Droessler.
     In May 1946 Juanita Ihm is president of St Josephs academy senior class and queen of the prom.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 19, 1946 - Juanita Ihm is president of St Josephs academy senior class and queen of the prom

Mercedes M. Droessler

F, b. 26 September 1921, d. 30 December 2010
Father*Henry A. Droessler b. Jun 1887, d. 1972
Mother*Clara M. Flogel b. 7 Feb 1885, d. May 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bertjens.
  • Mercedes M. Droessler married Walt Bertjens.
  • Mercedes M. Droessler was born on 26 September 1921.
  • She was the daughter of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel.
  • Mercedes M. Droessler died on 30 December 2010 at age 89 Mercedes M. Bertjens, 89, of Cuba City, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Southwest Health Center Nursing Home, Cuba City. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Cuba City, where friends may call after 9 a.m. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cuba City.

Walt Bertjens

M, d. before 2009

Lorena Kaiser

F, d. before 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1943As of after 1943,her married name was Droessler.

Clair D. Droessler

M, b. 12 November 1929, d. 10 August 2007
Father*Henry A. Droessler b. Jun 1887, d. 1972
Mother*Clara M. Flogel b. 7 Feb 1885, d. May 1943
  • Clair D. Droessler was born on 12 November 1929 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry A. Droessler and Clara M. Flogel.
  • Clair D. Droessler witnessed the marriage of Norbert J. Droessler and Lorene J. Ruhland on 17 November 1936; Lorene Ruhland and Robert (Norbert) Droessler marriage announcement.
  • Clair D. Droessler died on 10 August 2007 at Colorado at age 77.

Leo Murphy

M

Children of Leo Murphy and Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy

Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Murphy.

Children of Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy and Leo Murphy

Peter W. Murphy

M, b. 20 January 1928, d. 21 August 2009
Father*Leo Murphy
Mother*Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeter W. Murphy was also known as Pete.
  • Peter W. Murphy was born on 20 January 1928.
  • He was the son of Leo Murphy and Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy.
  • Peter W. Murphy died on 21 August 2009 at age 81 Peter "Pete" W. Murphy, 81, of Kieler, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital, Madison, surrounded by his family. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Immaculate Conception Parish, Kieler. Burial will be in the church cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars 6455, of Dickeyville. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Immaculate Conception Parish Center, Kieler. The Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Kieler, is in charge of arrangements. He was born on Jan. 20, 1928, in Cadott, son of Leo A. and Marie (O'Shaughnassy) Murphy. He married Barbara A. Hughes on Sept. 27, 1958, at St. Victor's Church in Monroe. He grew up on a small farm in the Gays Mills area. At the young age of 12, he started helping his father paint and decorate churches, and he continued up until his passing. He joined the Army at the age of 17 and fought in World War II. He was called back to service for the Korean War. After his service to his country, he continued decorating churches. Decorating was more than a job for Peter, his strong faith and love of working with the priests made it a lifelong love. Flying and airplanes was another passion. Peter had a special love for all his children. He was a caring and humble person who always put others first. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Surviving are his wife, Barbara A. Murphy; three sons, Dr. Patrick (Laura) Murphy, of Richland Center, Mark (Audrey) Murphy and Leo (Karen) Murphy, both of Kieler; a daughter, Patricia (David) Molitor, of Sun Prairie; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Margaret Droessler and Kathleen (Arvel) Droessler. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Francis Murphy, Tom Murphy and Robert Murphy; and a brother-in-law, Earl Droessler.

Francis Murphy

M, d. before 2009
Father*Leo Murphy
Mother*Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy

Tom Murphy

M, d. before 2009
Father*Leo Murphy
Mother*Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy

Robert Murphy

M, d. before 2009
Father*Leo Murphy
Mother*Mary Ann O'Shaughnessy

Josephine Mauer

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Durley.

Ollie M. Shanks

F, b. March 1897
Father*Charles Washington Shanks b. May 1860, d. b 1920
Mother*Ida May Radke b. Jan 1870
Census DateLocation
1900Bear Creek, Poweshiek, IowaOllie M. Shanks was listed as a daughter in Charles Washington Shanks's household on the 1900 Census at Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
1910Bear Creek, Poweshiek, IowaOllie M. Shanks was listed as a daughter in Charles Washington Shanks's household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa; Roll: 456; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1240456.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa; Roll: T624_421; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0110; FHL microfilm: 1374434.

Leona P. Shanks

F, b. November 1898
Father*Charles Washington Shanks b. May 1860, d. b 1920
Mother*Ida May Radke b. Jan 1870
Census DateLocation
1900Bear Creek, Poweshiek, IowaLeona P. Shanks was listed as a daughter in Charles Washington Shanks's household on the 1900 Census at Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
1910Bear Creek, Poweshiek, IowaLeona P. Shanks was listed as a daughter in Charles Washington Shanks's household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.2
1920Bear Creek, Poweshiek, IowaLeona P. Shanks was listed as a daughter in Ida May Radke's household on the 1920 Census at Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa; Roll: 456; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1240456.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa; Roll: T624_421; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0110; FHL microfilm: 1374434.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bear Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa; Roll: T625_511; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 49.

(?) Weyand

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Father*Dr. Isaac Spiker Weyand b. 21 Mar 1841, d. 20 Apr 1905
Mother*Margaret Ellen Needles b. c 1841

Clements M. Weyand

M, b. 22 October 1868, d. 6 April 1949
Father*Dr. Isaac Spiker Weyand b. 21 Mar 1841, d. 20 Apr 1905
Mother*Margaret Ellen Needles b. c 1841

Domate Merle Weyand

M, b. circa 1874, d. after 1910
Father*Dr. Isaac Spiker Weyand b. 21 Mar 1841, d. 20 Apr 1905
Mother*Margaret Ellen Needles b. c 1841
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDomate Merle Weyand was also known as D. M.

Gurie Bergitte Dale

F, b. before September 1879, d. September 1879
Father*Rev. Elling Olearius Dale b. 28 Sep 1849, d. 6 May 1926
Mother*Inger Marie Iverson b. Feb 1855, d. 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGurie Bergitte Dale was also known as Kari Bergitte.
  • Gurie Bergitte Dale was born before September 1879.
  • She was buried in September 1879 at East Lutheran Cemetery, Jewell, Kansas, A wrought iron fence marks the burias.
  • She died in September 1879 at Jewell, Kansas.
  • She was the daughter of Rev. Elling Olearius Dale and Inger Marie Iverson.

Olearius Leonard Dale

M, b. before September 1879, d. September 1879
Father*Rev. Elling Olearius Dale b. 28 Sep 1849, d. 6 May 1926
Mother*Inger Marie Iverson b. Feb 1855, d. 1931
  • Olearius Leonard Dale was born before September 1879.
  • He was buried in September 1879 at East Lutheran Cemetery, Jewell, Kansas, A wrought iron fence marks the burias.
  • He died in September 1879 at Jewell, Kansas.
  • He was the son of Rev. Elling Olearius Dale and Inger Marie Iverson.

Lavern J. Kirschbaum

M, b. 31 March 1920, d. 16 August 2006
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLavern J. Kirschbaum was also known as Laverne J.
  • Lavern J. Kirschbaum was born on 31 March 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Gerhardt Kirschbaum and Dollie R. Cadwell.
  • Lavern J. Kirschbaum died on 16 August 2006 at age 86 LaVern J. "LJ" Kirschbaum, 86, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster, surrounded by his family.
Census DateLocation
1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLavern J. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLavern J. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 112.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Walter C. Kirschbaum

M, b. circa 1924, d. before 2011
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Census DateLocation
1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinWalter C. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinWalter C. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 112.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Norman E. Kirschbaum

M, b. circa 1926, d. before 2011
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Census DateLocation
1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinNorman E. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinNorman E. Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 112.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Lois M. Kirschbaum

F, b. circa 1928, d. after 2014
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vorwald.
Census DateLocation
1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLois M. Kirschbaum was listed as a daughter in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLois M. Kirschbaum was listed as a daughter in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 112.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Florence M. Kirschbaum

F, b. 6 December 1933, d. 2 January 2015
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 November 1953As of 21 November 1953,her married name was Schildgen.
  • Florence M. Kirschbaum was born on 6 December 1933 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Gerhardt Kirschbaum and Dollie R. Cadwell.
  • Florence M. Kirschbaum married Gerald F. Schildgen on 21 November 1953.
  • Florence M. Kirschbaum died on 2 January 2015 at age 81 Florence M. Schildgen, age 81, of Lancaster, passed away with her family by her side on Friday, January 2, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA. She was born on December 6, 1933, the daughter of Gerhardt and Dolly (Cadwell) Kirschbaum of Cassville. Florence graduated from Cassville High School in 1951. She was united in marriage to Gerald F. Schildgen on November 21, 1953, and together they owned and operated the Schildgen family farm. In 1983, they moved to Lancaster. She was a devoted member of St. Clement Catholic Church. Florence enjoyed fishing the mighty Mississippi River, gardening, and playing cards with family and friends. She took great pride in all of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

    She is survived by her husband, Gerald; children: Dan (Kim) Schildgen; Elaine (Larry) Mumm; Gary (Sandy) Schildgen; beloved grandchildren: Eric, Greg, and Paul (Michelle) Schildgen, Rachel (Jesse), Steve (Katie), Andy (Nikki), and Dan Mumm, David, Brad (Whitney Moore), and Jacob Schildgen; two great-grandchildren: Blake and Madeline; a brother, Ray (Joanne) Kirschbaum; a sister, Lois Vorwald; sisters-in-law: Bae Ruth and Marcia Kirschbaum, Sally (Joseph) Langkamp, and Marie (Robert) Olson.

    In addition to her parents, Florence was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol, a granddaughter, Stephanie, her siblings: Lavern, Carol, Walter (Donna), and Norman Kirschbaum, Dorothy (Donald) Fredrick; brothers-in-law: Virgil Vorwald, Joseph (Drucilla) Schildgen, Elmer Fenzau and Larry Drew.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, January 5, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father John Sasse officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Sunday, January 4, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster where a 12:45 p.m. parish rosary was held. Friends also called on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Florence M. Schildgen Memorial Fund has been established. Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinFlorence M. Kirschbaum was listed as a daughter in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Raymond Kirschbaum

M, b. circa 1938, d. after 2014
Father*Gerhardt Kirschbaum b. c 1893
Mother*Dollie R. Cadwell b. 14 Feb 1901, d. 29 Dec 1988
Census DateLocation
1940Cassville, Grant, WisconsinRaymond Kirschbaum was listed as a son in Gerhardt Kirschbaum's household on the 1940 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22-8.

Marion E. (?)

F, b. 1928, d. 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Jacobson.

William Dearing

M, b. 1855, d. 1920

Merit Rusten

F, b. 10 July 1873, d. 12 July 1955
Father*Karl Rusten d. b 1900
Mother*Kari Endreson b. 6 Feb 1828, d. 2 May 1909
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMerit Rusten was also known as Mary.
Name VariationMerit Rusten was also known as Marit.
Married Name10 January 1895As of 10 January 1895,her married name was Haakenson.
  • Merit Rusten was born on 10 July 1873 at Norway.
  • She was the daughter of Karl Rusten and Kari Endreson.
  • Merit Rusten married Halvor Haakenson on 10 January 1895.
  • Merit Rusten died on 12 July 1955 at South Dakota at age 82.
     Merit Rusten immigrated with Kari Endreson in 1886.