Polly (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyer.

Pearl Meyer

F, b. circa 1933
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wilburn.

(?) Wilburn

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Gerald R. Meyer

M, b. 11 February 1936, d. 17 September 2007
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
  • Gerald R. Meyer was born on 11 February 1936.
  • He was the son of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Gerald R. Meyer died on 17 September 2007 at age 71 Gerald R. Meyer, 71, of Baraboo died on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo after a long battle

    with cancer. He was born on Feb. 11, 1936, in Sauk County, the son of Reinhard C. and Emma (Meyer) Meyer. Gerald attended Reedsburg area schools. He worked for various farmers and also for Circus World Museum.

    Survivors include two brothers, Merlin (Polly) Meyer of Reedsburg and Norbert Meyer of Madison; two sisters, Pearl Wilburn of Reedsburg and Avonda Giese of Baraboo; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Ruth (Lawrence) Clark, Adeline (Donald) Ewing and Elsie Berning; a brother-in-law, Bill Giese and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Meyer.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Ray Harms officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Rock Springs. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and from noon until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated.

    The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ruth Meyer

F, b. 7 January 1926, d. 9 February 1981
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Clark.
  • Ruth Meyer married Lawrence Clark.
  • Ruth Meyer was born on 7 January 1926 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Ruth Meyer died on 9 February 1981 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 55.

Child of Ruth Meyer and Lawrence Clark

Lawrence Clark

M, b. 1917, d. 1996

Child of Lawrence Clark and Ruth Meyer

Adeline Meyer

F, b. 14 December 1930, d. 9 November 1998
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ewing.
  • Adeline Meyer married Don Ewing.
  • Adeline Meyer was born on 14 December 1930 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Adeline Meyer died on 9 November 1998 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 67.

Don Ewing

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Elsie Martha Meyer

F, b. 12 October 1944, d. 18 August 2004
Elsie Meyer 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Berning.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer married (?) Berning.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer was born on 12 October 1944 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer died on 18 August 2004 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 59 Elsie M. Berning, age 59, of Baraboo, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare in Madison. She was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in Reedsburg, to Reinhard and Emma (Meyer) Meyer. Elsie was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Reedsburg, and a former Ladies Aid member. Elsie enjoyed watching football, basketball and NASCAR racing. She also enjoyed the company of her many friends, family and extended family. Her life was dedicated to the happiness of her sons, family and friends. Through great pain, Elsie reached out and touched a special spot in all of those she met. She was a kind, loving and generous woman, who through all of her suffering managed to smile and share a good word with everyone with whom she spoke. She was an inspiration to many people because of the grace and dignity with which she dealt with the numerous obstacles that were put upon her. Through her faith and trust in God, she taught us that each day was a gift to embrace. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Katie Hagen, Elsie's "special friend and caregiver until the end", and to the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare. She is survived by her sons, Michael (Ellen) Berning of Sun Prairie, and Brian (Vicki) Berning of LaValle; sisters, Pearl Wilburn of Pikeville, Tenn., and Avonda Giese of Baraboo; brothers, Norbert (Lorraine) Meyer of Madison, Merlin (Polly) Meyer of Reedsburg, and Gerald Meyer of Baraboo; nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ruth (Lawrence) Clark and Adeline (Don) Ewing; brother-in-law, William Giese; and nephew, David Clark. Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg, with Pastor Tod Vertz officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery in Rock Springs. Friends may call on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to the family. The Farber Funeral Home, in Reedsburg, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
     Elsie Martha Meyer graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

(?) Berning

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Herbert Brunkow

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Child of Herbert Brunkow and Frances Larson

Frances Larson

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brunkow.

Child of Frances Larson and Herbert Brunkow

Peggy Grosklaus

F, b. 22 September 1941, d. 8 April 2008
Peggy Grosklaus 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Harold W.P. Grosklaus b. 9 Nov 1914, d. 30 Oct 1995
Mother*Rose Leone Hanusa b. 18 May 1919, d. 2 Nov 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 December 1959As of 5 December 1959,her married name was Moll.
     Peggy Grosklaus graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Joseph Moll

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Moll was also known as Joe.

Sandra M. West

F, b. 25 July 1942, d. 19 September 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 November 1963As of 28 November 1963,her married name was Liegel.

Jim West

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  • Jim West died before September 2013.

Paul H. Meyer Jr.

M, b. 23 June 1931, d. 1 August 2013
Father*Paul Henry Meyer b. 8 Nov 1896, d. May 1967
Mother*Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms b. Jan 1898, d. 2 Jul 1993
  • Paul H. Meyer Jr. was born on 23 June 1931 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Paul Henry Meyer and Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms.
  • Paul H. Meyer Jr. died on 1 August 2013 at age 82 Paul H. Meyer Jr., age 82, of Reedsburg, died Thursday evening, August 1, 2013, at the Sauk County Health Care Center surrounded by his family. He was born on June 23, 1931 at Loganville, the son of Paul and Lydia (Harms) Meyer Sr. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the manager of Korth Transfer in Hillpoint for many years. Paul was also the owner of Korth Leasing and Hillcrest Transit. Following his retirement, he enjoyed working on the farm. Paul enjoyed fishing in Canada, hunting out west, spending time at the cabin and most importantly, he enjoyed time spent with his family. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law: Paula and Tom Seep, of Reedsburg; two grandchildren: Diana (Tom) Ugoretz, of Marshfield and Brian Seep, of West Salem; three great grandchildren: Kayla, Paul and Christopher Ugoretz; one brother: Reuben Meyer, of Reedsburg; one sister: Louise (Richard) Kaun, of Loganville; his sister-in-law: Dolores Meyer, of Reedsburg; his brother-in-law: Jim Brown, of Baraboo; his special friend: Nancy Breidenstein, of Hillsboro; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Donald Meyer and one sister: Kathy Brown. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Loganville. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sauk County Health Care Center would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul H. Meyer Jr. was listed as a son in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

Katherine Dorothy Meyer

F, b. 16 April 1936, d. 3 December 2008
Katherine Meyer 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Paul Henry Meyer b. 8 Nov 1896, d. May 1967
Mother*Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms b. Jan 1898, d. 2 Jul 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine Dorothy Meyer was also known as Kathy.
Married Name4 February 1956As of 4 February 1956,her married name was Brown.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer was born on 16 April 1936 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Paul Henry Meyer and Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer married James L. Brown on 4 February 1956.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer died on 3 December 2008 at age 72 Katherine 'Kathy' Brown, age 72, of Baraboo, passed away at her home Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, with her family by her side. She was born in the Township of Westfield, Sauk County, on April 16, 1936, the daughter of Paul and Lydia (Harms) Meyer Sr. Kathy was a 1955 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On Feb.4, 1956, she married James L. Brown at St. John' s Lutheran Churchin Loganville. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, golfing and spending time in Arizona. She worked at the Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort as a retail manager for the past five years. She was a memberof St. John' s Lutheran Church of Baraboo. Kathy is survived by her husband, Jim, of 52 years; three children, Ronald (Susan) Brown of Eau Claire, Pamela (Richard) Steele of Baraboo, and Robert (Karlyn) Brown of Baraboo; five grandchildren, Jennifer and Travis Steele, and Austin, Kelsey and Mason Brown; two brothers, Reuben and Paul Meyerof Reedsburg; a sister, Louise (Richard) Kaun of Loganville; and a sister-in -law, Dolores Meyer of Reedsburg. Other survivors include nieces, nephews, family and friends. Her parents; and a brother, Donald Meyer, preceded her in death. The family will honor her wishes by having a private memorial service. The Brown family would like to thank Dr. Frontiera and Dr Kostelyna and their staff, and Home Health United. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations intended for St. John' s Lutheran School of Baraboo or the American Cancer Society may be sent to the family. The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Lake Delton assisted the family with arrangements.
Census DateLocation
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinKatherine Dorothy Meyer was listed as a daughter in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Katherine Dorothy Meyer graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

James L. Brown

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames L. Brown was also known as Jim.

Marcella Ruth Rusch

F, b. 30 December 1923, d. 6 September 2013
Marcella Rusch Behn
Father*Walter Rusch b. 19 Oct 1893, d. 16 Jun 1979
Mother*Elsa A. Schulz b. 7 Apr 1902, d. 14 Nov 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 October 1945As of 27 October 1945,her married name was Behn.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch was born on 30 December 1923.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Rusch and Elsa A. Schulz.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch married Durlin A. Behn on 27 October 1945.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch died on 6 September 2013 at age 89 Marcella R. Behn, age 89, formerly of Reedsburg, died Friday evening, September 6, 2013 at Milestone Senior Living in Hillsboro. She was born on December 30, 1923 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Walter and Elsa (Schulz) Rusch. On October 27, 1945, she was married to Durlin A. Behn. Together they farmed the home farm near Rock Springs until their retirement in 1986 when they moved to Reedsburg. Marcella was a faithful member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs and a member of the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Rock Elm Homemakers for many years. Marcella enjoyed reading, traveling and playing cards. Survivors include her six children: Shirley (Dan) Oetzman, of Hillsboro; Donna Behn, of Verona; Betty (Gene) Berg, of Waunakee; Carolyn Behn, of Waunakee; Dennis (Dawn) Behn, of Reedsburg and Donald (Patti) Behn, of Reedsburg; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; her sister: Sylvia Weiss, of Reedsburg; a sister-in-law: Helen Hamilton, of Menomonee; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Durlin, on November 21, 2002; her daughter and son-in-law: Sharon and Roy Palmer; and one grandson: Stephen Oetzman. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 13, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor David Karow officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Marcella Ruth Rusch was confirmed on 25 April 1937 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Marcella Ruth Rusch and Durlin A. Behn

Durlin A. Behn

M, b. 27 April 1919, d. 21 November 2002
Durlin Behn 1937 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
     Durlin A. Behn graduated in 1937 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Durlin A. Behn and Marcella Ruth Rusch

Sharon Behn

F, b. 13 November 1946, d. 22 December 1995
Sharon Behn 1964 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Durlin A. Behn b. 27 Apr 1919, d. 21 Nov 2002
Mother*Marcella Ruth Rusch b. 30 Dec 1923, d. 6 Sep 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1968As of 1968,her married name was Palmer.
     Sharon Behn graduated in 1964 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Roy Palmer

M, b. 10 May 1942, d. 30 January 2007
Roy Palmer 1960 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
  • Roy Palmer was born on 10 May 1942 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He married Sharon Behn, daughter of Durlin A. Behn and Marcella Ruth Rusch, in 1968.
  • Roy Palmer died on 30 January 2007 at Wisconsin at age 64 Roy H Palmer, of Waupun, passed away unexpetedly at his residence on Tuesday, jan 30, 2007. Roy was born in Reedsburg on May 10, 1942, the son of Raymond and Helen (Grotophorst) Palmer. Roy was a member of the Army National Guard, serving in Washington State during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He belonged to the Getchel-Nelson American Legion Post 210 of Waupun. He was married to Sharon Behn on Nov 21, 1968, in Rock Springs, WI.

    Roy was employed by the State of Wisconsin at the Waupun Correctional Institute for 20 years and was a member of Local 18. He was also a member of the Pella Lutheran Church where he participated in the choir. He shared his singing talent as a member of the Ripon Harmony King's. Roy gave of his time to the community monthly as a delivery man for the Share Program. His other interest included gardenting and traveling.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon in 1993; his father; and his father-in-law, Durlin Behn.

    Roy is survived by his son, Robert of Waupun; his mother, Helen Palmer; his sister, Leta Palmer; his mother-in-law, Marcella Behn, all of Reedsburg; numerous other relatives and friends.

    Inurnment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery in North Freedom.
     Roy Palmer graduated in 1960 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Shirley Jean Behn

F, b. 21 September 1951, d. 17 June 2014
Shirley Jean Behn 1969 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Durlin A. Behn b. 27 Apr 1919, d. 21 Nov 2002
Mother*Marcella Ruth Rusch b. 30 Dec 1923, d. 6 Sep 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1970As of 20 June 1970,her married name was Oetzman.
  • Shirley Jean Behn was born on 21 September 1951.
  • She was the daughter of Durlin A. Behn and Marcella Ruth Rusch.
  • Shirley Jean Behn died on 17 June 2014 at age 62 Shirley Jean Oetzman, of Hillsboro, passed away at the age of 62 years 8 months 27 days on Tuesday evening, June 17, 2014, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 21, 1951, in Reedsburg, the daughter of Durlin and Marcella (Rusch) Behn.

    On June 20, 1970, Miss Shirley Jean Behn was united in marriage to Mr. Daniel D. Oetzman.

    Shirley worked as a secretary for Traeder Enterprises in Hillsboro.

    She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church in Wonewoc where she was active with the Care Ministry program.

    Shirley enjoyed gardening, scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
     Shirley Jean Behn graduated in 1969 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch

F, b. 28 July 1926
Sylvia Rusch - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Father*Walter Rusch b. 19 Oct 1893, d. 16 Jun 1979
Mother*Elsa A. Schulz b. 7 Apr 1902, d. 14 Nov 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Weiss.
     Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch graduated in 1945 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch and Gilbert W. Weiss

Gerald Henry Weiss

M, b. 23 March 1949, d. 4 October 1988
Gerald Weiss 1967 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Gilbert W. Weiss b. 4 Apr 1923
Mother*Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch b. 28 Jul 1926
     Gerald Henry Weiss graduated in 1967 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Richard M. Kaun

M, b. 14 January 1927, d. 11 September 2015
Richard Kaun
Richard Kaun - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Father*William J. Kaun b. 11 Jun 1886, d. 3 Nov 1964
Mother*Ella Katherina Dorothea Gade b. 21 Jul 1886, d. 9 Mar 1957
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard M. Kaun was also known as Dick.
  • Richard M. Kaun was born on 14 January 1927 at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of William J. Kaun and Ella Katherina Dorothea Gade.
  • Richard M. Kaun died on 11 September 2015 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 88 Richard M. Kaun, 88, of Loganville, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Sauk Prairie Health Care in Prairie du Sac.

    He was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Franklin Township, Sauk County, the son of William and Ella (Gade) Kaun. Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954, serving during the Korean War.

    On Aug. 21, 1952, Richard was united in marriage to Louise C. Meyer at St. John Lutheran Church, Loganville. Richard farmed rural Loganville for many years. He was a member of St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville, where he enjoyed singing in the choir. Richard had a gift of writing poetry, something his family has cherished for many years.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven; six brothers; and three brothers-in-infancy.

    He is survived by his wife, Louise, of Loganville; daughter, Jody (Brian) Calhoun of Montello; son, Scott Kaun of Reedsburg; grandchildren, Spenser Kaun and friend, Jessica Dilley, her daughter, Kyleigh Meyer, and son, Dane Maconaghy, Shannan Kaun and Hunter Kaun; sisters, Dorothy Derringer of Janesville, Leona Jones of Janesville, Arlene Peterson of Washington; sister-in-law, Jenny Kaun of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services for Richard M. Kaun will be conducted at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Loganville, with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers.

    Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Child of Richard M. Kaun

Tiffany Jo Westedt

F, b. 27 January 1982, d. 26 August 1998
Father*Harlan Westedt b. 9 Feb 1950, d. 16 May 2013
  • Tiffany Jo Westedt was born on 27 January 1982.
  • She was the daughter of Harlan Westedt.
  • Tiffany Jo Westedt died on 26 August 1998 at age 16.

Thomas V. Tracy

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Child of Thomas V. Tracy and Irene S. Randolph

Irene S. Randolph

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tracy.

Child of Irene S. Randolph and Thomas V. Tracy