Mary A. Meoska

F, b. 17 November 1881, d. after 1959
Father*Theodore Meoska b. 26 Sep 1846, d. Mar 1931
Mother*Katherine Rupp b. 11 Sep 1859, d. 1 Sep 1919
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schneider.
Name VariationMary A. Meoska was also known as Maria.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMary A. Meoska was listed as a daughter in Theodore Meoska's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1241790.

John Theodore Meoska

M, b. 19 April 1883, d. March 1956
Father*Theodore Meoska b. 26 Sep 1846, d. Mar 1931
Mother*Katherine Rupp b. 11 Sep 1859, d. 1 Sep 1919
  • John Theodore Meoska was never married.
  • He was born on 19 April 1883 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp.
  • John Theodore Meoska died in March 1956 at age 72 John Theodore Meoska obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 12, 1956 - John Theodore Meoska obituary
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn Theodore Meoska was listed as a son in Theodore Meoska's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 January 1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn Theodore Meoska was listed as a son in Theodore Meoska's household on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
30 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn Theodore Meoska was listed as a brother-in-law in John H. Schroeder's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1940Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn Theodore Meoska was listed as a brother-in-law in John H. Schroeder's household on the 1940 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.4
     On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Grant, Wisconsin. In 1942 at World War II Draft Registration, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1241790.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 123; Image: 430.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0050; Image: 745.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 22-47.

Clara D. Meoska

F, b. April 1886, d. May 1962
Father*Theodore Meoska b. 26 Sep 1846, d. Mar 1931
Mother*Katherine Rupp b. 11 Sep 1859, d. 1 Sep 1919
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1911As of 1911,her married name was Schiel.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinClara D. Meoska was listed as a daughter in Theodore Meoska's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 April 1930Julien, Dubuque, IowaClara D. Meoska was listed as wife in Frank Raphael Schiel's household on the 1930 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.2

Children of Clara D. Meoska and Frank Raphael Schiel

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1241790.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 654; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 202.0; FHL microfilm: 2340389.

Jennie F. Meoska

F, b. April 1890, d. October 1937
Father*Theodore Meoska b. 26 Sep 1846, d. Mar 1931
Mother*Katherine Rupp b. 11 Sep 1859, d. 1 Sep 1919
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1912As of circa 1912,her married name was Schroeder.
  • Jennie F. Meoska was born in April 1890 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp.
  • Jennie F. Meoska married John H. Schroeder, son of (?) Schroeder and Alvina (?), circa 1912.
  • Jennie F. Meoska witnessed the death of Theodore Meoska in March 1931 at at the home of his daughter Mrs. Jennie Schroeder, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Theodore Meoska obituary.
  • Jennie F. Meoska died in October 1937 at at home, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 47 Mrs John Schroeder (Jennie Meoska) obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 29, 1937 - Mrs John Schroeder (Jennie Meoska) obituary
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJennie F. Meoska was listed as a daughter in Theodore Meoska's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
30 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJennie F. Meoska was listed as wife in John H. Schroeder's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of Jennie F. Meoska and John H. Schroeder

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 1790; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1241790.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0050; Image: 745.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich

F, b. 25 July 1898, d. 19 April 1987
Father*(?) Ulbrich d. b 1939
Mother*Hannah (?) d. a 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 September 1922As of 19 September 1922,her married name was Meoska.
Married NameFebruary 1939As of February 1939,her married name was Schmit.
  • Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich was born on 25 July 1898 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Ulbrich and Hannah (?).
  • Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich married Albert Charles Meoska, son of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, on 19 September 1922.
  • Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich married Edward P. Schmit in February 1939 Leona (Ulbrick) Meoska and Ed Schmit marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 19, 1939 - Leona (Ulbrick) Meoska and Ed Schmit marriage announcement
  • Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich died on 19 April 1987 at Crawford, Wisconsin, at age 88.
Census DateLocation
1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLeona Mary Frances Ulbrich was listed as wife in Albert Charles Meoska's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich and Albert Charles Meoska

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0049; Image: 712.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Joseph C. Meoska

M, b. 1 October 1927, d. 4 February 2013
Father*Albert Charles Meoska b. 22 Feb 1888, d. 7 Feb 1938
Mother*Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich b. 25 Jul 1898, d. 19 Apr 1987
  • Joseph C. Meoska was born on 1 October 1927 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Albert Charles Meoska and Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich.
  • Joseph C. Meoska married Hazel Morovits on 7 February 1948 Hazel Morovits and Joseph Meoska marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 10, 1948 - Hazel Morovits and Joseph Meoska marriage announcement
  • Joseph C. Meoska died on 4 February 2013 at age 85 Joseph C. "Joe" Meoska, age 85, died peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2013. He was born on October 1, 1927, in Potosi, WI, to Albert and Leona (nee Ulbrich) Meoska.

    Joe graduated from Bloomington High School in 1944 and spent his life farming in the area. In 1958, he received the Grant County Outstanding Young Farmer Award. He was an active member of Saint Marys Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society of the parish, and the Southwest Vocations Club. With his wife, Hazel, he was involved in the Blakes Prairie 4-H Club as club and project leader. For many years he was a board member of the Blakes Prairie Fair Association. In 1967, Joe was selected to participate in a United Nations People-to-People tour to the Ukraine, Russia and several European nations; and the tour was one of his favorite memories.

    Joe also had special interest in and dedication to the missionary efforts of Fr. Paul Fagan in Tanzania, collecting clothing, medical equipment and other supplies for many years. In his retirement, he continued his lifelong interest in woodworking, building and repairing furniture for family and friends. He also enjoyed volunteering at the local food pantry.

    Joe is deeply loved and will be missed by his wife of 65 years, Hazel (nee Morovits), to whom he was united in marriage on February 7, 1948, at Saint Marys Catholic Church, Bloomington; by his children, David (Ione) Meoska, of Bagley, Tom Meoska, of Hillpoint, Janet (Dan) Joyce, of Mazomanie, Fr. John Meoska OSB, Collegeville, MN, and Kathy (Noel) Stanton, of Madison. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Michelle (Tom) McGlynn, Nicole (Joe) Hechimovich, Dyan (Dan) McLaughlin, Charlie (Brittany) Meoska, Patty Meoska, Dave (Amber) Joyce, Jenny (Mike) Smith, and Matt (Amy Wanek) Joyce; his great grandchildren: Jacob McGlynn; Lauren, Jerry and Riley McLaughlin; Gordon Van Kleek; Lincoln and Arabella Smith; and August Joyce; his step-brother, John (Catherine) Schmit and step-sister, Clara (Dick) Weir; as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

    Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Leona (Schmit) Meoska, his step-father, Edward Schmit, his sister Ernestine Walsh; and his step-sisters Margaret, Genevieve and Bernadette Schmit, and Elsie Kranik; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father John Meoska as the celebrant and Father John Meinholz as principle concelebrant. Burial was in St. Marys Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation was held on Friday, February 8, 2013, from 4 8 PM at St. Marys Catholic Church, 535 Congress Street, Bloomington; with a Scripture Service at 4:00 p.m. Family and friends also called on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family will donate memorials given in Joes name to his favorite charities. Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington is assisting the family.
Census DateLocation
1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJoseph C. Meoska was listed as a son in Albert Charles Meoska's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0049; Image: 712.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Hazel Morovits

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 February 1948As of 7 February 1948,her married name was Meoska.

Edward P. Schmit

M, b. 10 May 1896, d. 21 September 1988
  • Edward P. Schmit married Clara E. (?).
  • Edward P. Schmit was born on 10 May 1896 at South Dakota.
  • He married Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich, daughter of (?) Ulbrich and Hannah (?), in February 1939 Leona (Ulbrick) Meoska and Ed Schmit marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 19, 1939 - Leona (Ulbrick) Meoska and Ed Schmit marriage announcement
  • Edward P. Schmit died on 21 September 1988 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 92.

Children of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?)

Ernestine Mary Meoska

F, b. 25 April 1923, d. 3 December 2011
Ernestine Meoska 1947
Father*Albert Charles Meoska b. 22 Feb 1888, d. 7 Feb 1938
Mother*Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich b. 25 Jul 1898, d. 19 Apr 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 October 1947As of 4 October 1947,her married name was Walsh.
  • Ernestine Mary Meoska was born on 25 April 1923 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Charles Meoska and Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich.
  • Ernestine Mary Meoska married Thomas James Walsh Jr. on 4 October 1947 at Bloomington, Wisconsin, Ernestine Meoska and Thomas James Walsh Jr engagement and marriage announcements.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 6, 1947 - Ernestine Meoska and Thomas James Walsh Jr marriage announcement
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal September 16, 1947 - Ernestine Meoska and Thomas Walsh Jr engagement announcement
  • Ernestine Mary Meoska died on 3 December 2011 at Illinois at age 88 Ernestine "Ernie" Mary Walsh, of Fox Lake, formerly of Park Ridge for 60 years, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2011. She was born in Potosi, Wisconsin to Albert and Leona (nee Ulbrich) Meoska.

    Ernie was a Navy Veteran who served as a nurse during WWII. She worked at Resurrection Medical Center as a Nurse Manager and was then was involved with the Women's Auxiliary at Resurrection Medical Center, and also volunteered and started a crafts program there. She was also involved with St. Paul of the Cross Church in Park Ridge.

    She will be deeply missed by her husband of 64 years, Thomas James Walsh, Jr., to whom she was united in marriage on April 10, 1947 [actually 04-Oct-1947] in Bloomington, WI; by her sons, James (Elaine), Tom (Kathleen) and Richard Walsh; by her grandchildren Sean, Rachel, Heather, Elizabeth, Tom, Jr. and Michael Walsh and by her brother Joseph "Joe" (Hazel) Meoska.

    Ernie was preceded in death by her parents and her son, the late Robert "Bobby" Walsh on July 6, 1985.

    Visitation will be held on, Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 8 PM and resume on Thurs., from 8:30 AM until the 10 AM funeral service at K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake.
    Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
Census DateLocation
1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinErnestine Mary Meoska was listed as a daughter in Albert Charles Meoska's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Child of Ernestine Mary Meoska and Thomas James Walsh Jr.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0049; Image: 712.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Thomas James Walsh Jr.

M, b. before 1929
  • Thomas James Walsh Jr. was born before 1929.
  • He married Ernestine Mary Meoska, daughter of Albert Charles Meoska and Leona Mary Frances Ulbrich, on 4 October 1947 at Bloomington, Wisconsin, Ernestine Meoska and Thomas James Walsh Jr engagement and marriage announcements.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 6, 1947 - Ernestine Meoska and Thomas James Walsh Jr marriage announcement
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal September 16, 1947 - Ernestine Meoska and Thomas Walsh Jr engagement announcement

Child of Thomas James Walsh Jr. and Ernestine Mary Meoska

Margaret Schmit

F, b. circa 1926, d. before 2013
Father*Edward P. Schmit b. 10 May 1896, d. 21 Sep 1988
Mother*Clara E. (?) b. c 1898
  • Margaret Schmit was born circa 1926 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?).
  • Margaret Schmit died before 2013.

Genevieve Schmit

F, b. circa 1932, d. before 2013
Father*Edward P. Schmit b. 10 May 1896, d. 21 Sep 1988
Mother*Clara E. (?) b. c 1898
  • Genevieve Schmit was born circa 1932 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?).
  • Genevieve Schmit died before 2013.

Bernadette Schmit

M, b. circa 1923, d. before 2013
Father*Edward P. Schmit b. 10 May 1896, d. 21 Sep 1988
Mother*Clara E. (?) b. c 1898

Elsie T. Schmit

F, b. circa 1929, d. before 2013
Father*Edward P. Schmit b. 10 May 1896, d. 21 Sep 1988
Mother*Clara E. (?) b. c 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kranik.

(?) Kranik

M

Clara E. (?)

F, b. circa 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmit.
  • Clara E. (?) married Edward P. Schmit.
  • Clara E. (?) was born circa 1898 at Wisconsin.

Children of Clara E. (?) and Edward P. Schmit

Robert Walsh

M, d. 6 July 1985
Father*Thomas James Walsh Jr. b. b 1929
Mother*Ernestine Mary Meoska b. 25 Apr 1923, d. 3 Dec 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert Walsh was also known as Bobby.

Hildegard Hufnagel

F, b. 24 September 1903, d. 11 July 1974
Hildegard (Hufnagel) Meoska 1972
Father*Michael Hufnagel
Mother*Dorothy Schwab b. c 1870, d. Apr 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHildegard Hufnagel was also known as Hildegarde.
Name VariationHildegard Hufnagel was also known as Hufnagle.
Married Name16 August 1922As of 16 August 1922,her married name was Meoska.
  • Hildegard Hufnagel was born on 24 September 1903 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Michael Hufnagel and Dorothy Schwab.
  • Hildegard Hufnagel married Oscar Christ Meoska, son of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, on 16 August 1922.
  • Hildegard Hufnagel died on 11 July 1974 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 70 Mrs Oscar Meoska (Hildegarde Hufnagel) obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 12, 1974 - Mrs Oscar Meoska (Hildegarde Hufnagel) obituary
     In August 1972 Oscar and Hildegard (Hufnagel) Meoska 50th wedding anniversary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald August 6, 1972 - Oscar and Hildegard (Hufnagel) Meoska 50th wedding anniversary

William L. Kerkenbush

M, b. 1 December 1896, d. 13 September 1967
Father*Joseph Kerkenbush Sr. d. Mar 1939
Mother*Anna Gerhard b. 19 Sep 1871, d. 5 Feb 1920
  • William L. Kerkenbush was born on 1 December 1896 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph Kerkenbush Sr. and Anna Gerhard.
  • William L. Kerkenbush married Adaline J. Meoska, daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, on 27 February 1920 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • William L. Kerkenbush died on 13 September 1967 at Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, at age 70 William Kerkenbush obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 14, 1967 - William Kerkenbush obituary
  • He was buried after 13 September 1967 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of William L. Kerkenbush and Adaline J. Meoska

John H. Schroeder

M, b. 25 March 1890, d. June 1967
Father*(?) Schroeder d. b 1930
Mother*Alvina (?) b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
30 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn H. Schroeder was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1940Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of John H. Schroeder and Jennie F. Meoska

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0050; Image: 745.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 22-47.

Frank Raphael Schiel

M, b. 8 August 1887, d. April 1951
Father*John Schiel
Mother*Magdalene Gueckeisen
  • Frank Raphael Schiel was born on 8 August 1887 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Schiel and Magdalene Gueckeisen.
  • Frank Raphael Schiel married Clara D. Meoska, daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, in 1911.
  • Frank Raphael Schiel died in April 1951 at age 63 Frank R Schiel funeral notice.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 13, 1951 - Frank R Schiel funeral notice
Census DateLocation
10 April 1930Julien, Dubuque, IowaFrank Raphael Schiel was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Children of Frank Raphael Schiel and Clara D. Meoska

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 654; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 202.0; FHL microfilm: 2340389.

Henry Joseph Hesseling

M, b. 8 October 1883, d. 8 February 1961

Child of Henry Joseph Hesseling and Helena Rupp

Jerome B. Hesseling

M, b. 26 September 1926, d. 14 February 2014
Father*Henry Joseph Hesseling b. 8 Oct 1883, d. 8 Feb 1961
Mother*Helena Rupp b. Mar 1884, d. 24 May 1960
  • Jerome B. Hesseling was born on 26 September 1926 at Michigan.
  • He was the son of Henry Joseph Hesseling and Helena Rupp.
  • Jerome B. Hesseling died on 14 February 2014 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 87 Jerome B. Hesseling, 87, of Potosi, WI passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City, WI. A memorial service will be held at 11am on Sat. March 1st at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Tennyson, WI with Father Dick Leffler officiating. Friends may call from 9:30am until time of service at the church. Military rites will be accorded at the church. A private family burial will be held at a later date. The Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI is serving the family. Jerome was born on Sept. 26, 1926 in Bay City, MI and adopted by Henry & Lena (Rupp) Hesseling. He married M. Adele Patzner on Nov. 11, 1947 at St. Thomas Church in Potosi, WI. He has lived in Potosi for over 80yrs. Jerome worked for the Grant County Highway Department. He was also a WWII Air Force Veteran with the European Theater Army of Occupation. He was a member of the American Legion Post #473 in Potosi, WI. Jerome was a dedicated outdoorsman. He enjoyed time spent with family and friends; he will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Jerome is survived by his loving wife of 66yrs, Adele; 8 children: Jerome Jr.(Joan) Hesseling of Lakeville, MN, Jean Wilkinson of Santee, CA, Judith (William) Kaiser of Hazel Green, WI, Jeffery (Cindy) Hesseling of Potosi, WI, Jane (James) Stelpflug of Lancaster, WI, Joyce (Terry) Seng of Platteville, WI, Joseph Hesseling of Madison, WI and John (Lori) Hesseling of Dubuque, IA; 21 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. In lieu of flowers the family requests that all donations be made to Hospice of Dubuque.

Joseph B. Hesseling

M, b. 10 February 1877, d. after 1952
Father*Bernhard Hesseling b. Jan 1830, d. bt 1900 - 1910
Mother*Elisabeth Pluemer b. Jun 1839, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph B. Hesseling was also known as Joe B.

Children of Joseph B. Hesseling and Anna Katherine Rupp

Bernhard Hesseling

M, b. January 1830, d. between 1900 and 1910
  • Bernhard Hesseling was born in January 1830 at Germany.
  • He married Elisabeth Pluemer, daughter of (?) Pluemer, circa 1855.
  • Bernhard Hesseling died between 1900 and 1910.

Children of Bernhard Hesseling and Elisabeth Pluemer

Elisabeth Pluemer

F, b. June 1839, d. after 1910
Father*(?) Pluemer
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1855As of circa 1855,her married name was Hesseling.
  • Elisabeth Pluemer was born in June 1839 at Germany.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Pluemer.
  • Elisabeth Pluemer married Bernhard Hesseling circa 1855.
  • Elisabeth Pluemer died after 1910.
     Elisabeth Pluemer had 13 with 10 living in 1900 children. She had 13 with 8 living in 1910 children.

Children of Elisabeth Pluemer and Bernhard Hesseling

Adolph Henry Hesseling

M, b. 18 August 1920, d. 12 April 2005
Father*Joseph B. Hesseling b. 10 Feb 1877, d. a 1952
Mother*Anna Katherine Rupp b. 24 Jun 1886, d. Oct 1961
  • Adolph Henry Hesseling was born on 18 August 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph B. Hesseling and Anna Katherine Rupp.
  • Adolph Henry Hesseling was the best man at the wedding of Harold Bernard Hessling and Alberta F. Duve on 14 February 1939 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Alberta Duve and Harold Hesseling marriage announcement.
  • Adolph Henry Hesseling died on 12 April 2005 at age 84.

Alvin F. Hesseling

M, b. circa 1923, d. 13 October 1969
Father*Joseph B. Hesseling b. 10 Feb 1877, d. a 1952
Mother*Anna Katherine Rupp b. 24 Jun 1886, d. Oct 1961

Dorothy E. Schultz

F, b. 14 August 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 August 1943As of 18 August 1943,her married name was Duve.
  • Dorothy E. Schultz was born on 14 August 1922.
  • She married Bernard F. Duve, son of Albert Alfred Duve and Emma T. Kreiser, on 18 August 1943 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bernard Duve and Dorothy Schultz wedding announcement.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 27, 1943 - Bernard Duve and Dorothy Schultz wedding announcement

Donald Duve

M, b. 21 April 1916, d. 10 May 1924
Father*Albert Alfred Duve b. 7 Oct 1894, d. 8 Nov 1967
Mother*Emma T. Kreiser b. 15 Dec 1896, d. 13 Nov 1973
  • Donald Duve was born on 21 April 1916 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Albert Alfred Duve and Emma T. Kreiser.
  • Donald Duve died on 10 May 1924 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 8.