Genevieve F. Heer

F, b. 24 March 1925, d. 5 October 2014
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 March 1946As of 30 March 1946,her married name was Olson.
  • Genevieve F. Heer was born on 24 March 1925 at Harrison, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell.
  • Genevieve F. Heer married Kenneth L. Olson on 30 March 1946.
  • Genevieve F. Heer died on 5 October 2014 at age 89 Genevieve F. Olson, 89, of Platteville died on Sunday, October 05, 2014 at Southwest Health Center Hospital, Platteville. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 9, 2014 at First English Lutheran Church, Platteville. Rev. Michael Short will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Genevieve F. Olson Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com
    Genevieve was born on March 24, 1925 in Harrison Township, Grant County, the daughter of Christian and Ella (Russell) Heer. She was united in marriage to Kenneth L. Olson on March 30, 1946 at First English Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on August 7, 2007. Gen worked at Burgess Battery Factory before getting married. After getting married she worked with her husband, Ken, on their farm, and baby sat for neighbors. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church where she was a very active member. She for many years helped with funeral dinners, and she quilted and sewed with fellow members of the church. She is survived by two daughters, Linda (Myron) Feldman; Peggy (Tom) Selle; six grandchildren, Renee (Jason) Erschen, Justina (Brent) Granger, Kimberly and Rachael Selle, Michael and Ellen Feldman; ten great-grandchildren, Heather (Mitch), Emily, Isaac, Tanner, Brennan, Austin, Bailey, Carter, Riley, and Anniaka; two great-great-grandchildren, Izabella and McCoy; sisters, Marie Hahn, Marion Knutson, and Elizabeth (Doug) Davies; sisters-in-law, Charlotte, Betty and Arlene Heer; special extended family, Jim and Suzanne Weigel and family; and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Nancy on August 8, 2011, brothers, David, John, Ralph and James; sister, Ruth Nodolph. The family would like to thank Dr. Jeffrey White, and the nurses at Southwest Health Center and all of Gen’s neighbors for all of their support, care and concern.

Child of Genevieve F. Heer and Kenneth L. Olson

Kenneth L. Olson

M, d. 7 August 2007

Child of Kenneth L. Olson and Genevieve F. Heer

Marion L. Heer

F, b. circa 1928
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarion L. Heer was also known as Marian.
Married NameHer married name was Knutson.

Marie A. Heer

F, b. circa 1928
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hahn.

Christian Heer Sr.

M, b. October 1853, d. after 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristian Heer Sr. was also known as Chris.
  • Christian Heer Sr. married unknown (?).
  • Christian Heer Sr. was born in October 1853 at Illinois.
  • He died after 1930.

Children of Christian Heer Sr. and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Heer.

Children of unknown (?) and Christian Heer Sr.

Mary L. Heer

F, b. August 1890
Father*Christian Heer Sr. b. Oct 1853, d. a 1930
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
  • Mary L. Heer was born in August 1890 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Christian Heer Sr. and unknown (?).
  • As of 1930, Mary L. Heer was never married.

James Hahn

M

Elizabeth Heer

F, b. after 1930
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Davies.

Doug Davies

M

Betty Mae Krebs

F, b. 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 June 1949As of 11 June 1949,her married name was Heer.

Nancy Olson

F, d. 8 August 2011
Father*Kenneth L. Olson d. 7 Aug 2007
Mother*Genevieve F. Heer b. 24 Mar 1925, d. 5 Oct 2014

John Heer

M, d. 1987
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980

Mary (?)

F, b. December 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1891As of 1891,her married name was Wackershauser.

Children of Mary (?) and Frederic Wackershauser

Katie Wackershauser

F, b. December 1892
Father*Frederic Wackershauser b. Oct 1859
Mother*Mary (?) b. Dec 1870

Henry Wackershauser Sr.

M, b. February 1893
Father*Frederic Wackershauser b. Oct 1859
Mother*Mary (?) b. Dec 1870

Children of Henry Wackershauser Sr. and Lillian Eggers

Anna Wackershauser

F, b. September 1895
Father*Frederic Wackershauser b. Oct 1859
Mother*Mary (?) b. Dec 1870

Lena Wackershauser

F, b. August 1896
Father*Frederic Wackershauser b. Oct 1859
Mother*Mary (?) b. Dec 1870

Louisa F. Wackershauser

F, b. 9 March 1898
Father*Frederic Wackershauser b. Oct 1859
Mother*Mary (?) b. Dec 1870

Lillian Eggers

F, b. circa 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wackershauser.

Children of Lillian Eggers and Henry Wackershauser Sr.

Beverly Lyght

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pross.
Married NameHer married name was Wackershauser.
Married NameHer married name was Pross-Wackershauser.

Child of Beverly Lyght and Robert Pross

Robert Pross

M

Child of Robert Pross and Beverly Lyght

Jack R. Pross

M, b. 3 January 1953, d. 16 March 2015
Father*Robert Pross
Mother*Beverly Lyght
  • Jack R. Pross was born on 3 January 1953 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Robert Pross and Beverly Lyght.
  • Jack R. Pross died on 16 March 2015 at age 62 Jack R. Pross, 62, of Platteville, died on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Southwest Health Center, Platteville. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Deacon Bill Bussan will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, where there will be an Elk’s Lodge service at 6:00 p.m., or from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday. In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials may be made to the Jack R. Pross Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.

    Jack was born on January 3, 1953 in Platteville, WI the son of Robert Pross and Beverly (Lyght) Pross-Wackershauser. He was united in marriage to Gale Pratt on April 28, 1990 in Cuba City, WI. Jack worked for Dick’s / Piggly Wiggly in Platteville for 46 years. He enjoyed watching Platteville High School sporting events, and attending and watching Wisconsin Badger football and basketball games. He also loved buying and selling cars, and driving cars from auctions for car dealerships. Jack also enjoyed Saturday shopping trips with his two sisters, Julie and Jennifer. He is survived by his wife, Gale; son, Jeremy Pross; three siblings, Julie (Brian) Crubaugh; Jeff (Sarah) Pross; Jennifer Pross; step-dad, Henry “Joe” (Barb) Wackershauser; mother-in-law, Grace Pratt; sisters-in-law, Lisa (Jon) Kooiman; Kelly Pratt; three step siblings; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Dennis Pratt; and very special uncle, Frank Pross.

(?) Pratt

M

Amanda M. Gullickson

F, b. circa 1904
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 June 1933As of 7 June 1933,her married name was Riechers.

Child of Amanda M. Gullickson and Frank Dietrich Riechers

Neal J. Riechers

M, b. 13 March 1934, d. 24 February 2010
Father*Frank Dietrich Riechers b. Jan 1895, d. 20 Apr 1970
Mother*Amanda M. Gullickson b. c 1904
  • Neal J. Riechers was born on 13 March 1934 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Frank Dietrich Riechers and Amanda M. Gullickson.
  • Neal J. Riechers died on 24 February 2010 at age 75 Neal J. Riechers, 75, of Belmont, died on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at his home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the Peace Lutheran Church, Belmont. Rev. Connie Matye will be officiating. Burial will be at the Belmont Cemetery, Belmont. Friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday at the church, where there will be an Elk’s Lodge Service at 8:00 p.m., friends may also call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Neal J. Riechers Memorial Fund. The Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Neal was born on March 13, 1934 in Belmont, Wisconsin, the son of Frank and Amanda (Gullickson) Riechers. He was united in marriage to Dell Handschke on June 20, 1975 in Whitewater, Wisconsin. He graduated from Belmont High School and attended UW-Platteville, where he received his degree in Agricultural Business. Neal owned and operated Southwest Supply, Platteville, for almost 30 years retiring in 1998. After his retirement he worked part-time for Truck Country, Shullsburg, for a few years. He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church, Belmont, Elk’s Lodge, Platteville, Jaycees, and the Belmont Sportsman Club. He was an avid Packer, Badger, Brewer and Buck’s fan. Neal truly loved to spend time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Dell of Belmont; two children, Dean (Nikki) Rick of Eagle Grove, IA; Dawn (Michael) Rucker of Janesville, WI; four grandchildren, Douglas (Jody) Rucker of Belmont; Amber (Joshua) Kammeraad of Milton, WI; Stephanie (Derek) Gaster of Burlington, IA; Stephen (Amber) Rick of Madelia, MN; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol (Harvey) Frontz of Belmont; Norma (Norman) Vondra of Burlington, WI; Paul Riechers of Belmont; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Harrison Sheldon

M

Children of Harrison Sheldon and Clara Riesen

Clara Riesen

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sheldon.

Children of Clara Riesen and Harrison Sheldon

Don Sheldon

M, d. before 2015
Father*Harrison Sheldon
Mother*Clara Riesen

Harrison Sheldon

M, d. before 2015
Father*Harrison Sheldon
Mother*Clara Riesen