Elizabeth Wilson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Robinson.

Child of Elizabeth Wilson and Cutfoot Robinson

Cutfoot Robinson

M

Child of Cutfoot Robinson and Elizabeth Wilson

William Willis

M

Children of William Willis and Jane Procter

Jane Procter

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Willis.

Children of Jane Procter and William Willis

Roscoe Robinson

M, b. circa 1904
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938

Beatrice Robinson

F, b. circa 1907
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 April 1923As of 7 April 1923,her married name was Walters.

Guy T. Walters

M, b. circa 1899

Sarah Willis

F
Father*William Willis
Mother*Jane Procter

Cuthbert Robinson

M, b. 26 June 1887
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCuthbert Robinson was also known as Cutbert.
     Cuthbert Robinson was a in 1915 at coal miner. On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Polk, Iowa, reported wife and 2 children.

William Robinson

M, b. June 1889
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938

Pearl Robinson

F, b. February 1892
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938

Lawrence Robinson

M, b. March 1898, d. before 1910
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. a 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938

(?) Satter

M

Children of (?) Satter

Martin Satter

M, b. before 1850
Father*(?) Satter
  • Martin Satter was born before 1850.
  • He was the son of (?) Satter.

Samuel Anderson

M

Children of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray

Lavina Wray

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Anderson.

Matilda Anderson

F
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray

John Anderson

M
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray

Samuel James Anderson

M
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray

Lavina Anderson

F
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray

Ronald Arthur Bayer

M, b. 17 April 1933, d. 24 October 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRonald Arthur Bayer was also known as Ron.
  • Ronald Arthur Bayer was born on 17 April 1933 at Wisconsin.
  • He died on 24 October 2001 at Wisconsin at age 68 Ronald A. Bayer, 68, of La Crosse, died on Wednesday, October 24, at the Hillview Healthcare Center, La Crosse. He was born in Baraboo, Wis. on April 17, 1933 to Henry and Edna (Rau) Bayer. He married Ruth Krueger in Reedsburg, Wis. on May 28, 1955. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Ron was a 1957 graduate of UW-Madison and had worked as the Assistant Manager of the La Crosse District Social Security Administration for 32 years until his retirement in 1988. He had served on the United Way Social Planning Committee, was a member of the La Crosse Lions Club; and had presented pre-retirement planning seminars through WWTC. Ron was the 1982 recipient of the Ewell T. Barlett Humanity in Government award. He also held offices in his church and had served as financial advisor and director with the Occupational Rehabilitation Center. In addition to his wife Ruth, he is survived by two daughters, Terry (Al) Niebuhr of West Salem, Wis. and Julie (Douglas) Lawnicki of Eugene, Ore; three sons, Dr. Michael (Cindy) Bayer of Duluth, Minn., Peter (Magdalena) Bayer of Dresden, Germany and Bradley (Suzanne) Bayer of Apple Valley, Minn; nine grandchildren; sister-in-law, Betty Krueger of San Antonio, Texas; and sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Donald Thom of Hazelhurst, Wis. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 29, at 10 A.M. from Faith Lutheran Church of La Crosse. The Rev. James T. Cumming will officiate. Burial will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Wis. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse on Sunday from 5 until 7 P.M. and again at the Church on Monday from 9 A.M. until the time of services. Memorials may be given in Ron's name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Faith Lutheran Church.

Eugene Edward Droes

M, b. 30 May 1939, d. 27 March 2015
Eugene Droes 1957 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Lorenz August Alfred Droes b. 15 Aug 1904, d. 31 Jan 1975
Mother*Burgess Peck b. 9 Jan 1911, d. 16 Dec 1967
     Eugene Edward Droes graduated in 1957 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Raymond August Peper

M, b. 11 October 1923, d. 5 August 2009
Father*August Georg Friedrich Peper b. 15 Aug 1887, d. 6 Nov 1954
Mother*Anna Marie Hasz b. 1 Aug 1897

Walter William Krueger

M, b. 27 July 1933, d. 2 March 1996
Walter W Krueger 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Willie Krueger b. 1902, d. 18 Mar 1963
Mother*Ruth Ida Emma Steinweg b. 27 Nov 1912, d. 11 Apr 1999
  • Walter William Krueger was born on 27 July 1933 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Willie Krueger and Ruth Ida Emma Steinweg.
  • Walter William Krueger was baptized on 27 August 1933 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He died on 2 March 1996 at age 62.
     Walter William Krueger graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Wilber Capener

M

Louie C. Rolfmeyer

M

Lynn Mendolph Toraason

M, b. 31 December 1893, d. 26 March 1972
Father*Thorvold Toraason d. b 1930
Mother*Agnette Austad b. c 1853, d. a 1930
  • Lynn Mendolph Toraason was born on 31 December 1893 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad.
  • Lynn Mendolph Toraason married Annette Otilda Strand on 21 December 1916.
  • Lynn Mendolph Toraason died on 26 March 1972 at age 78 Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, March 29, 1972, at Zion Lutheran Church for Lynn Toraason, 78, who passed away at Lutheran Hospital, LaCrosse, on Sunday, March 26, 1972, following an extended illness. The Rev. M.J. Larsen officiated and burial was in the church cemetery. Lynn Mendolph Toraason was born on December 31, 1893 to Thorvold and Agnetta Austad Toraason in the Town of Preston. He grew to manhood in the Town of Preston and on December 21, 1916 he was united in marriage to Annette Strand at Winona, Minnesota. They farmed near Blair all their married life. Toraason has been a resident of Grand View Home for the past year. His wife preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Lyman and Richard of Blair; three daughters, Mrs. Norman (Lennice) Thompson, rural Blair; Mrs. Ruth Reeves, LaCrosse; and Mrs. Eldon (Donna) Friede, Blair; one brother, Thomas of rural Blair; one sister, Mrs. Paula Hendrickson, Seattle, Washington; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Morris Wangen, Paul Fredrickson, Lloyd Anderson, Norman Anderson, Floyd Bradley and Henry Knutson. Frederixon-Jack Funeral Home in Blair had charge of arrangements.

Children of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand

Annette Otilda Strand

F, b. 21 December 1896, d. 8 December 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnnette Otilda Strand was also known as Nettie.
Name VariationAnnette Otilda Strand was also known as Anette.
Married Name21 December 1916As of 21 December 1916,her married name was Toraason.
  • Annette Otilda Strand was born on 21 December 1896 at Wisconsin.
  • She married Lynn Mendolph Toraason, son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad, on 21 December 1916.
  • Annette Otilda Strand died on 8 December 1955 at age 58 Mrs. Lynn Toraason, 58, died early Thursday, December 8, in her home in the Town of Preston after a long illness. She became ill last July and after seeking medical and surgical care did not regain her health. Anette (Nettie) Otilda Strand was born December 21, 1896 in Ettrick Township, a daughter of the late Peter Strand and Louise Leque Strand. She was the oldest of four children. She was baptized and confirmed in the North Beaver Creek Lutheran church by the Rev. Ole Gulbrandson. She was married December 21, 1916 to Lynn Toraason who survives her and the couple since their marriage have resided on the Toraason farm in the Town of Preston. Other survivors are two sons, Lyman and Richard, Blair; three daughters, Mrs. Norman (Lennice) Thompson, Blair; Mrs. Ruth Reeves, Blair who has been caring for her mother at home and Mrs. Eldon Friede, Whitehall; two sisters, Mrs. John Hellekson and Mrs. Goodwin Nelson, both of Blair; a brother, Palmer Strand, Milwaukee, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Zion Lutheran church Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. E.E. Olson officiating. Pallbearers were six nephews, Otto Odegaard, Paul Hellekson, David Strand, Gale Toraason, Thomas Toraason Jr. and Robert Burt. Mrs. A.J. Sather and Mrs. F.W. Herreid sang “My God and I” and “The Lord is My Shepherd,” with Mrs. Lawrence Holven at the organ. Burial was in the church cemetery. Gibson-Frederixon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Children of Annette Otilda Strand and Lynn Mendolph Toraason

Lyman Paul Toraason

M, b. 27 May 1920, d. 8 March 2009
Father*Lynn Mendolph Toraason b. 31 Dec 1893, d. 26 Mar 1972
Mother*Annette Otilda Strand b. 21 Dec 1896, d. 8 Dec 1955
  • Lyman Paul Toraason was born on 27 May 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
  • Lyman Paul Toraason died on 8 March 2009 at Wisconsin at age 88 Lyman Paul Toraason, 88, of Blair died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Grand View Care Center in Blair. Lyman was born May 27, 1920, in rural Blair to Lynn and Annette (Strand) Toraason. He married Lorraine Thompson on Oct. 17, 1945, in Blair. Lyman was employed with Northern States Power Co. for 36 years, retiring as a lineman in charge on Jan. 1, 1985. Lyman is survived by his wife, Lorraine; three children, Ronald (Cynthia) Toraason of Sammamish, Wash., Diane Toraason of Berlin, Wis., and Larry (Dana) Toraason of Slinger, Wis; five grandchildren, Brian, Lindsay, Erik, Inger and Claire Toraason; and two sisters, Ruth Reeves of Hartford, Wis., and Donna (Eldon) Friede of Blair. In addition to his parents, Lyman was preceded in death by a sister- and brother-in-law, Lennice (Norman) Thompson. Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Zion Lutheran Church, with burial in the church cemetery, both in Blair. Pastor Mark Kvale will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. until time of services at the church. Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements. CORRECTION: Lyman P. Toraason — A surviving brother, Richard (Carol) Toraason of Blair, was inadvertantly omitted from Lyman P. Toraason’s obituary published Wednesday.

Ruth Thelma Toraason

F, b. 6 July 1926, d. 26 January 2014
Father*Lynn Mendolph Toraason b. 31 Dec 1893, d. 26 Mar 1972
Mother*Annette Otilda Strand b. 21 Dec 1896, d. 8 Dec 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reeves.
  • Ruth Thelma Toraason was born on 6 July 1926 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
  • Ruth Thelma Toraason died on 26 January 2014 at Wisconsin at age 87 Ruth Thelma Reeves, 87, of Hartford, formerly of Blair, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Hartford Health Care Center in Hartford. Ruth was born July 6, 1926, in Whitehall to Lynn and Annette (Strand) Toraason. She attended Blair schools and was baptized and confirmed in Zion Lutheran Church in Blair. Ruth went to nurses training at Ancker Hospital in St. Paul. Ruth was married to and divorced from Irving Reeves. Ruth worked in Labor and Delivery at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire prior to her retirement from Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse where she worked for 27 years. Ruth was an accomplished seamstress and sewed clothing for herself, friends and family. She would look in a department store window, draw the picture of a dress or outfit she liked and would go home and design the same outfit by piecing together patterns to look similar. Ruth also enjoyed shopping and had an eye for a good sale. Ruth loved her grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. Her last years were spent living with her daughter and family in Hartford under the care of her daughter, Linda. She enjoyed watching church services on Sunday morning from Bethel Church on television, since she was mostly confined to home due to her health issues. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Linda (Moody) Bragg of Hartford; three grandchildren, Jason Bragg of Cedarburg, Tanya Bragg of Hartford and Tami (Jason) Kramer of Woodstock, Ga; two great-grandchildren, Joseph Thomas Kramer and Jenna Marie Kramer both of Woodstock; a brother, Richard (Carol) Toraason of Blair; a sister, Donna (Eldon) Friede of Blair; many cousins, nieces and nephews and in addition, her very special friend, Viv (Eddie) Walleser of La Crosse. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by a sister, Lennice (Norman) Thompson of Ettrick; and a brother, Lyman (Lorraine) Toraason of Blair. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in Blair Lutheran Church West with burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, both in Blair. Pastor Barbara Bruneau will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be designated to the Blair Lutheran West or Bethel Lutheran Church (TV services). Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.