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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1923Bernadette Schmit was born circa 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?).
Deathbefore 2013Bernadette Schmit died before 2013.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElsie T. Schmit married (?) Kranik.
Birthcirca 1929Elsie T. Schmit was born circa 1929 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?).
Deathbefore 2013Elsie T. Schmit died before 2013.

(?) Kranik

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Kranik married Elsie T. Schmit, daughter of Edward P. Schmit and Clara E. (?).

Clara E. (?)

F, b. circa 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmit.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageClara E. (?) married Edward P. Schmit.
Birthcirca 1898Clara 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Robert Walsh was the son of Thomas James Walsh Jr. and Ernestine Mary Meoska.
Death6 July 1985Robert Walsh died on 6 July 1985.

Hildegard Hufnagel

F, b. 24 September 1903, d. 11 July 1974
Father*Michael Hufnagel
Mother*Dorothy Schwab b. c 1870, d. Apr 1942
Hildegard (Hufnagel) Meoska 1972
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 September 1903Hildegard Hufnagel was born on 24 September 1903 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Michael Hufnagel and Dorothy Schwab.
Marriage16 August 1922Hildegard Hufnagel married Oscar Christ Meoska, son of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, on 16 August 1922.
Death11 July 1974Hildegard 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1896William L. Kerkenbush was born on 1 December 1896 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph Kerkenbush Sr. and Anna Gerhard.
Marriage27 February 1920William L. Kerkenbush married Adaline J. Meoska, daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, on 27 February 1920 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death13 September 1967William 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
Burialafter 13 September 1967He 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1890John H. Schroeder was born on 25 March 1890 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of (?) Schroeder and Alvina (?).
Marriagecirca 1912John H. Schroeder married Jennie F. Meoska, daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, circa 1912.
DeathJune 1967John H. Schroeder died in June 1967 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1887Frank Raphael Schiel was born on 8 August 1887 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of John Schiel and Magdalene Gueckeisen.
Marriage1911Frank Raphael Schiel married Clara D. Meoska, daughter of Theodore Meoska and Katherine Rupp, in 1911.
DeathApril 1951Frank 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 DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 October 1883Henry Joseph Hesseling was born on 8 October 1883 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriagebefore 1926He married Helena Rupp, daughter of Bernard Johann Rupp and Elizabeth Mary Maulshagen, before 1926.
Death8 February 1961Henry Joseph Hesseling died on 8 February 1961 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 77.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 September 1926Jerome B. Hesseling was born on 26 September 1926 at Michigan.
He was the son of Henry Joseph Hesseling and Helena Rupp.
Death14 February 2014Jerome 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 February 1877Joseph B. Hesseling was born on 10 February 1877 at British Hollow, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Bernhard Hesseling and Elisabeth Pluemer.
Marriagebefore 1913Joseph B. Hesseling married Anna Katherine Rupp, daughter of Bernard Johann Rupp and Elizabeth Mary Maulshagen, before 1913.
Deathafter 1952Joseph B. Hesseling died after 1952.

Children of Joseph B. Hesseling and Anna Katherine Rupp

Bernhard Hesseling

M, b. January 1830, d. between 1900 and 1910
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1830Bernhard Hesseling was born in January 1830 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1855He married Elisabeth Pluemer, daughter of (?) Pluemer, circa 1855.
Deathbetween 1900 and 1910Bernhard 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1839Elisabeth Pluemer was born in June 1839 at Germany.
She was the daughter of (?) Pluemer.
Marriagecirca 1855Elisabeth Pluemer married Bernhard Hesseling circa 1855.
Deathafter 1910Elisabeth 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 August 1920Adolph Henry Hesseling was born on 18 August 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph B. Hesseling and Anna Katherine Rupp.
Death12 April 2005Adolph Henry Hesseling died on 12 April 2005 at age 84.
  • 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.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1923Alvin F. Hesseling was born circa 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph B. Hesseling and Anna Katherine Rupp.
Death13 October 1969Alvin F. Hesseling died on 13 October 1969 at Wisconsin.

Dorothy E. Schultz

F, b. 14 August 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 August 1943As of 18 August 1943,her married name was Duve.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 August 1922Dorothy E. Schultz was born on 14 August 1922.
Marriage18 August 1943She 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 April 1916Donald Duve was born on 21 April 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Albert Alfred Duve and Emma T. Kreiser.
Death10 May 1924Donald Duve died on 10 May 1924 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 8.

John Skolaski

M, b. circa 1889
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Skolaski married Hannah (?).
Birthcirca 1889John Skolaski was born circa 1889 at Wisconsin.

Child of John Skolaski and Hannah (?)

Hannah (?)

F, b. circa 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Skolaski.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHannah (?) married John Skolaski.
Birthcirca 1886Hannah (?) was born circa 1886 at Wisconsin.

Child of Hannah (?) and John Skolaski

(?) Jacobs

F, b. 27 March 1889, d. before 1900
Father*Charles A. Jacobs b. Apr 1860, d. 11 Dec 1923
Mother*Dorathea M. Richter b. 29 Aug 1860, d. Mar 1951
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 March 1889(?) Jacobs was born on 27 March 1889 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Charles A. Jacobs and Dorathea M. Richter.
Deathbefore 1900(?) Jacobs died before 1900.

William E. Bell

M, b. circa 1897
Father*William J. Bell b. c 1859, d. a 1925
Mother*Caroline Elbert d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1897William E. Bell was born circa 1897 at Iowa.
He was the son of William J. Bell and Caroline Elbert.

Josephine M. Leick

F, b. circa 1907
Father*Peter Leick
Mother*Martha Mirr
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 April 1933As of 22 April 1933,her married name was Jacobs.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Josephine M. Leick was born circa 1907 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of Peter Leick and Martha Mirr.
Marriage22 April 1933Josephine M. Leick married James W. Jacobs, son of James William Jacobs and Maude Elvira Bell, on 22 April 1933 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.

Peter Leick

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePeter Leick married Martha Mirr.

Child of Peter Leick and Martha Mirr

Martha Mirr

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Leick.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha Mirr married Peter Leick.

Child of Martha Mirr and Peter Leick

Lois E. Rockwell

F, b. 7 May 1923, d. 6 January 2007
Father*Lloyd Rockwell
Mother*Ethel Shepard
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 March 1942As of 21 March 1942,her married name was Koch.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 May 1923Lois E. Rockwell was born on 7 May 1923.
She was the daughter of Lloyd Rockwell and Ethel Shepard.
Marriage21 March 1942Lois E. Rockwell married George D. Koch, son of George E. Koch and Clara A. Jacobs, on 21 March 1942.
Death6 January 2007Lois E. Rockwell died on 6 January 2007 at age 83 Lois E. Koch, age 83, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed away Jan. 6, 2007, at Bethany Lutheran Home. She was born May 7, 1923,
in Council Bluffs to the late Lloyd and Ethel (Shepard) Rockwell. She was a 1941 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. Lois spent several years as a secretary at
Woodrow Wilson Junior High School and always had fond memories of the students
there. She worked for many years as a sales
representative for Sarah Coventry Jewelry. Lois loved being a grandma and a spectator at her grandchildrens' sports and activities. She was a member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church. And, oh how she loved to
dance! Lois was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George "Bud" Koch, on April 24, 2004. They were married March 21, 1942. Survivors include son, Dan Koch and wife, Connie, Council Bluffs; daughter, Kathleen "Kitty" Prieto and husband, William, of Omaha, Neb; four grandchildren, Michelle
Deutsch, Ryan Koch, Angela Koch and Matthew Prieto; six great-grandchildren;
step-sister, Janice Bennett, Henderson, Nev.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring
Funeral Home. The funeral service will be
Wednesday, 11 a.m., at the funeral home with Pastor Noel Kropp of Bethany Lutheran Home officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery with a lunch following at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church. Memorials may be offered to The Humane Society of the United States.

Lloyd Rockwell

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLloyd Rockwell married Ethel Shepard.

Child of Lloyd Rockwell and Ethel Shepard

Ethel Shepard

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rockwell.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEthel Shepard married Lloyd Rockwell.

Child of Ethel Shepard and Lloyd Rockwell

Eleanor Richter

F, b. June 1896, d. 1970
Father*Albert Richter b. 28 Feb 1866, d. May 1932
Mother*Alice M. Ringland b. Apr 1868, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1932As of before 1932,her married name was Wiedman.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1896Eleanor Richter was born in June 1896 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert Richter and Alice M. Ringland.
Marriagebefore 1932Eleanor Richter married Fred Wiedman before 1932.
Burial1970Eleanor Richter was buried in 1970 at Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1970She died in 1970.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinEleanor Richter was listed as a daughter in Albert Richter's household on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 123; Image: 431.

Evelyn Rose Richter

F, b. 31 August 1894, d. 11 February 1989
Father*Albert Richter b. 28 Feb 1866, d. May 1932
Mother*Alice M. Ringland b. Apr 1868, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 November 1915As of 10 November 1915,her married name was Stoll.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 August 1894Evelyn Rose Richter was born on 31 August 1894 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert Richter and Alice M. Ringland.
Marriage10 November 1915Evelyn Rose Richter married Leo George Stoll on 10 November 1915.
Death11 February 1989Evelyn Rose Richter died on 11 February 1989 at Los Angeles, California, at age 94.

Child of Evelyn Rose Richter and Leo George Stoll