Lawrence Robinson

M, b. March 1898, d. before 1910
Father*Wilson Robinson b. Apr 1861, d. 1944
Mother*Elizabeth Willis b. Feb 1861, d. 1938
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1898Lawrence Robinson was born in March 1898 at Iowa.
He was the son of Wilson Robinson and Elizabeth Willis.
Deathbefore 1910Lawrence Robinson died before 1910.

(?) Satter

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Children of (?) Satter

Martin Satter

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

Samuel Anderson

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSamuel Anderson married Lavina Wray.

Children of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray

Lavina Wray

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Anderson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLavina Wray married Samuel Anderson.

Matilda Anderson

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Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray
Life EventDateDescription
Matilda Anderson was the daughter of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray.

John Anderson

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Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray
Life EventDateDescription
John Anderson was the son of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray.

Samuel James Anderson

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Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray
Life EventDateDescription
Samuel James Anderson was the son of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray.

Lavina Anderson

F
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray
Life EventDateDescription
Lavina Anderson was the daughter of Samuel Anderson and 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 April 1933Ronald Arthur Bayer was born on 17 April 1933 at Wisconsin.
Death24 October 2001He 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
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 Droes 1957 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEugene Edward Droes married Lois Adams.
Birth30 May 1939Eugene Edward Droes was born on 30 May 1939 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Lorenz August Alfred Droes and Burgess Peck.
Death27 March 2015Eugene Edward Droes died on 27 March 2015 at age 75.
  • 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 October 1923Raymond August Peper was born on 11 October 1923 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Georg Friedrich Peper and Anna Marie Hasz.
Death5 August 2009Raymond August Peper died on 5 August 2009 at age 85.

Marjorie Roberts

F, b. 1925, d. 17 January 2020
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarjorie Roberts was also known as Margie.
Married Name1946As of 1946,her married name was Steinweg.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1925Marjorie Roberts was born in 1925.
Marriage1946She married Henry William George Steinweg, son of Albert Adolph Steinweg and Lydia Magdalene Meyer, in 1946.
Death17 January 2020Marjorie Roberts died on 17 January 2020.

Walter William Krueger

M, b. 27 July 1933, d. 2 March 1996
Father*Willie Krueger b. 1902, d. 18 Mar 1963
Mother*Ruth Ida Emma Steinweg b. 27 Nov 1912, d. 11 Apr 1999
Walter W Krueger 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 July 1933Walter William Krueger was born on 27 July 1933 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Willie Krueger and Ruth Ida Emma Steinweg.
Baptism27 August 1933Walter William Krueger was baptized on 27 August 1933 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death2 March 1996He died on 2 March 1996 at age 62.
  • Walter William Krueger graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Wilber Capener

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriageafter 1975Wilber Capener married Lydia D. Steinweg, daughter of Albert Adolph Steinweg and Lydia Magdalene Meyer, after 1975.

Louie C. Rolfmeyer

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage10 May 1935Louie C. Rolfmeyer married Alma M. Steinweg, daughter of Albert Adolph Steinweg and Lydia Magdalene Meyer, on 10 May 1935.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 December 1893Lynn Mendolph Toraason was born on 31 December 1893 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad.
Marriage21 December 1916Lynn Mendolph Toraason married Annette Otilda Strand on 21 December 1916.
Death26 March 1972Lynn 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 December 1896Annette Otilda Strand was born on 21 December 1896 at Wisconsin.
Marriage21 December 1916She married Lynn Mendolph Toraason, son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad, on 21 December 1916.
Death8 December 1955Annette 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 May 1920Lyman Paul Toraason was born on 27 May 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
Death8 March 2009Lyman 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 July 1926Ruth Thelma Toraason was born on 6 July 1926 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
Death26 January 2014Ruth 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.

Lennice Toraason

F, b. circa 1918, d. before 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
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thompson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLennice Toraason married Norman Thompson.
Birthcirca 1918Lennice Toraason was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
Deathbefore 2009Lennice Toraason died before 2009.

Children of Lennice Toraason and Norman Thompson

Norman Thompson

M, d. before 2009
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNorman Thompson married Lennice Toraason, daughter of Lynn Mendolph Toraason and Annette Otilda Strand.
Deathbefore 2009Norman Thompson died before 2009.

Children of Norman Thompson and Lennice Toraason

Agnette Austad

F, b. circa 1853, d. after 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAgnette Austad was also known as Agnetta.
Married NameHer married name was Toraason.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgnette Austad married Thorvold Toraason.
Birthcirca 1853Agnette Austad was born circa 1853 at Norway.
Deathafter 1930She died after 1930 at USA.
  • Agnette Austad immigrated in 1867.

Children of Agnette Austad and Thorvold Toraason

Thorvold Toraason

M, d. before 1930
Life EventDateDescription
BirthThorvold Toraason was born at Norway.
MarriageHe married Agnette Austad.
Deathbefore 1930Thorvold Toraason died before 1930.

Children of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad

Albert Toraason

M, b. circa 1884
Father*Thorvold Toraason d. b 1930
Mother*Agnette Austad b. c 1853, d. a 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1884Albert Toraason was born circa 1884 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad.
Marriagebefore 1930Albert Toraason married Ruth H. (?) before 1930.

Ruth H. (?)

F, b. circa 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1930As of before 1930,her married name was Toraason.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Ruth H. (?) was born circa 1903 at Wisconsin.
Marriagebefore 1930She married Albert Toraason, son of Thorvold Toraason and Agnette Austad, before 1930.

Nancy L. Thompson

F, b. 10 August 1938, d. 13 September 2009
Father*Norman Thompson d. b 2009
Mother*Lennice Toraason b. c 1918, d. b 2009
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 August 1938Nancy L. Thompson was born on 10 August 1938.
She was the daughter of Norman Thompson and Lennice Toraason.
Death13 September 2009Nancy L. Thompson died on 13 September 2009 at Wisconsin at age 71 Nancy L. Thompson, age 71, of Ettrick passed away Sept. 13, 2009, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. She was born Aug. 10, 1938, to Norman and Lennice (Toraason) Thompson. She attended the Beach School and graduated from Blair High School with the class of 1956. She was a loyal employee of Trempealeau County for more than 40 years, retiring in 1997. She served as a Deputy County Clerk and worked for the Unified Board and the Trempealeau County Superintendent of Schools. Following retirement she worked part time for John's One Stop in Ettrick and for the Trempealeau County Shopper. Nancy was a dedicated member of North Beaver Creek Lutheran Church and served as a Sunday school teacher for small children for many years. She was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Blair-Taylor Wildcats. She volunteered with Trempealeau County Senior Services and knit many layettes for missions. She knit sweaters for many new babies and shared with others the flowers she grew in her garden. Although she was not a mother, she gained much joy from mothering other people, especially her nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. In recent weeks she continued to spend happy times with the latest generation, playing hide-and-seek and board games, and faithfully attending their birthday parties and activities. She remembered the birthdays of many relatives, neighbors and former co-workers by sending cards, baked and brought meals to those who were ill or grieving, and drove elderly friends to the grocery store and appointments. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Sally Anderson. She is survived by a sister, Leatrice (Ron) Guenther; brother-in-law, Don (Gerda) Anderson; two nieces, Leann (Kevin) Hagen and Kristin (Tim) Brantner; three nephews, John (Jessica) Anderson, Rodney (Melissa) Guenther and Rory Guenther; four grand-nieces; and six grand-nephews; and many relatives and friends. Services for Nancy will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the North Beaver Creek Faith Lutheran Church. Pastor Liz Albertson will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 15) at the Jack Funeral Home in Blair, and also one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The love she radiated to others will live on for generations.

Sally Thompson

F, d. before 2009
Father*Norman Thompson d. b 2009
Mother*Lennice Toraason b. c 1918, d. b 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Anderson.
Life EventDateDescription
Sally Thompson was the daughter of Norman Thompson and Lennice Toraason.
Deathbefore 2009Sally Thompson died before 2009.

Agnus Olson

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgnus Olson married Alice Bue.

Child of Agnus Olson and Alice Bue

Alice Bue

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Olson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlice Bue married Agnus Olson.

Child of Alice Bue and Agnus Olson