Donald Gerard Helbing

M, b. 24 June 1958, d. 25 June 1958
Father*Wilbert A. Helbing b. 11 Oct 1924, d. 8 Dec 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 June 1958Donald Gerard Helbing was born on 24 June 1958 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death25 June 1958He died on 25 June 1958 at died in infancy Donald Gerard Helbing obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 25, 1958 - Donald Gerard Helbing obituary
He was the son of Wilbert A. Helbing.

Darlene Mary Helbing

F, b. circa 1960, d. July 1961
Father*Wilbert A. Helbing b. 11 Oct 1924, d. 8 Dec 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1960Darlene Mary Helbing was born circa 1960.
She was the daughter of Wilbert A. Helbing.
DeathJuly 1961Darlene Mary Helbing died in July 1961 at Dubuque, Iowa, Darlene Mary Helbing obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 18, 1961 - Darlene Mary Helbing obituary

Edmund Hottenstein

M, b. 8 May 1897, d. 16 March 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdmund Hottenstein was also known as Ed.
Name VariationEdmund Hottenstein was also known as Eddie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdmund Hottenstein married Emily Nohms.
Birth8 May 1897Edmund Hottenstein was born on 8 May 1897 at Wisconsin.
Death16 March 1991He died on 16 March 1991 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 93.

Child of Edmund Hottenstein and Emily Nohms

Emily Nohms

F, b. 22 August 1901, d. 20 November 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hottenstein.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmily Nohms married Edmund Hottenstein.
Birth22 August 1901Emily Nohms was born on 22 August 1901 at Wisconsin.
Death20 November 1986She died on 20 November 1986 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 85.

Child of Emily Nohms and Edmund Hottenstein

Herman Hottenstein

M, b. 6 May 1922, d. 21 December 2006
Father*Edmund Hottenstein b. 8 May 1897, d. 16 Mar 1991
Mother*Emily Nohms b. 22 Aug 1901, d. 20 Nov 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 May 1922Herman Hottenstein was born on 6 May 1922 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edmund Hottenstein and Emily Nohms.
Marriage18 July 1944Herman Hottenstein married Elda C. Kelly, daughter of Alfred Kelly and Margaret Menne, on 18 July 1944.
Death21 December 2006Herman Hottenstein died on 21 December 2006 at age 84.

Child of Herman Hottenstein and Elda C. Kelly

Elda C. Kelly

F, b. 12 October 1921, d. 4 November 2014
Father*Alfred Kelly
Mother*Margaret Menne
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 July 1944As of 18 July 1944,her married name was Hottenstein.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 October 1921Elda C. Kelly was born on 12 October 1921.
She was the daughter of Alfred Kelly and Margaret Menne.
Marriage18 July 1944Elda C. Kelly married Herman Hottenstein, son of Edmund Hottenstein and Emily Nohms, on 18 July 1944.
Death4 November 2014Elda C. Kelly died on 4 November 2014 at age 93 Elda C. Hottenstein, 93, of Platteville, died on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Manor Care Health Services, Platteville. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to the Elda C. Hottenstein Memorial Fund. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.

Elda was born on October 12, 1921 in Grant County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Alfred and Margaret (Menne) Kelly. She was united in marriage to Herman Hottenstein on July 18, 1944 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Tennyson. He preceded her in death on December 21, 2006. Elda farmed along with her husband, Herman, for many years. She was the bookkeeper for Lone Pine Cheese Factory and later worked for Homeward Bound. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. She enjoyed crocheting, where she made afghan’s for her entire family over the years. Elda was a care giver to her grandchildren and other children whenever needed. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Kratochvill; son, David (Sandra) Hottenstein; daughter-in-law, Pat Hottenstein; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death also by her parents, son, Gene on March 14, 2009, son-in-law, Bob Kratochvill, and two brothers, Reuben and Mark Kelly.

Child of Elda C. Kelly and Herman Hottenstein

Alfred Kelly

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlfred Kelly married Margaret Menne.

Children of Alfred Kelly and Margaret Menne

Margaret Menne

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kelly.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret Menne married Alfred Kelly.

Children of Margaret Menne and Alfred Kelly

Bob Kratochvill

M, d. before November 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore November 2014Bob Kratochvill died before November 2014.

Gene Hottenstein

M, d. 14 March 2009
Father*Herman Hottenstein b. 6 May 1922, d. 21 Dec 2006
Mother*Elda C. Kelly b. 12 Oct 1921, d. 4 Nov 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Gene Hottenstein was the son of Herman Hottenstein and Elda C. Kelly.
Death14 March 2009Gene Hottenstein died on 14 March 2009.

Reuben Kelly

M, d. before November 2014
Father*Alfred Kelly
Mother*Margaret Menne
Life EventDateDescription
Reuben Kelly was the son of Alfred Kelly and Margaret Menne.
Deathbefore November 2014Reuben Kelly died before November 2014.

Mark Kelly

M, d. before November 2014
Father*Alfred Kelly
Mother*Margaret Menne
Life EventDateDescription
Mark Kelly was the son of Alfred Kelly and Margaret Menne.
Deathbefore November 2014Mark Kelly died before November 2014.

Inez Kabele

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hying.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageInez Kabele married Leo Hying, son of Anthony Hying and unknown (?).

Children of Inez Kabele and Leo Hying

Ronald L. Hying

M, b. 14 July 1943, d. 21 January 2015
Father*Leo Hying b. c 1918
Mother*Inez Kabele
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRonald L. Hying was also known as Ron.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 July 1943Ronald L. Hying was born on 14 July 1943.
He was the son of Leo Hying and Inez Kabele.
Death21 January 2015Ronald L. Hying died on 21 January 2015 at age 71 Ronald L. “Ron” Hying, 71, of Platteville, died on Wednesday afternoon, January 21, 2015 at his home, with the love and support of his family by his side, after an amazingly courageous battle with brain cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 26, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where chapel military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5275. Father Faustino Ruiz will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where there will be a rosary at 1:45 p.m. or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the church. Memorial may be made to the Ronald L. “Ron” Hying Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.

Ron was born on July 14, 1943 at his parents’ home in Platteville. He is the only son of Leo and Inez (Kabele) Hying, along with six sisters. After graduating from Platteville High School in 1961 he joined the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in Texas, Omaha, and then France. On December 2, 1967 he married the love of his life, Rosella (Wubben). Soon after they were married they moved to Madison where Ron was a member of the Fire Department, Station #9. After a few year Ron and Rosie purchased their 230 acre dairy farm and moved back Platteville where they raised their two children, Glenn and Gina. Farming was Ron’s passion and reason for living. He enjoyed visiting with people at the local sale barns and especially enjoyed his daily trips to town, meeting with the coffee crew at table #9 at Ed’s Café.
Ron was an avid bowler and loved pitching horseshoes. He accumulated many trophies and awards over the years in each, in bowling he was the top bowler for seven years. He enjoyed traveling to tournaments and in May 2001 he won a trip to Reno, Nevada. He enjoyed playing cards, square dancing and following the Packers. Ron truly enjoyed his four granddaughters, Kayla, Kami, Ella and Ayden. He was also a “grandfather” to many other children through the 13 years his daughter’s family did foster care.
Ron is survived by his wife, Rosie; children, Glenn Hying and Gina (Mike) Ubersox; granddaughters, Kayla, Kami, Ella and Ayden; two great-grandchildren, Blake and Piper; four sisters, Pat Scanlan, Joyce (Robert) Brischke, Jean (Al) Fetterly, Carol Henry and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Nancy Hying and Donna Marshall.

Nancy Hying

F, d. before 2015
Father*Leo Hying b. c 1918
Mother*Inez Kabele
Life EventDateDescription
Nancy Hying was the daughter of Leo Hying and Inez Kabele.
Deathbefore 2015Nancy Hying died before 2015.

Donna Hying

F, b. before 1948, d. before 2015
Father*Leo Hying b. c 1918
Mother*Inez Kabele
Donna Hying 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1966As of 1966,her married name was Marshall.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthbefore 1948Donna Hying was born before 1948.
She was the daughter of Leo Hying and Inez Kabele.
Marriage1966Donna Hying married Patrick G. Marshall in 1966 Donna Hying and Patrick Marshall engagement announcement.
Madison Capital Times March 12, 1966 - Donna Hying and Patrick Marshall engagement announcement
Deathbefore 2015Donna Hying died before 2015.

Patrick G. Marshall

M, b. before 1948
Life EventDateDescription
Birthbefore 1948Patrick G. Marshall was born before 1948.
Marriage1966He married Donna Hying, daughter of Leo Hying and Inez Kabele, in 1966 Donna Hying and Patrick Marshall engagement announcement.
Madison Capital Times March 12, 1966 - Donna Hying and Patrick Marshall engagement announcement

William Maahs

M, b. circa 1894
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Maahs married Hazel VanNatta, daughter of Philip Henry VanNatta and Caroline Long.
Birthcirca 1894William Maahs was born circa 1894 at Iowa.

Child of William Maahs and Hazel VanNatta

Ed Reisen

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriageafter 1930Ed Reisen married Katie Bernice VanNatta, daughter of Philip Henry VanNatta and Caroline Long, after 1930.

Guerdon VanNatta

M, b. 5 December 1903, d. before 1910
Father*Philip Henry VanNatta b. 6 Oct 1866, d. 13 Mar 1949
Mother*Margaret Anna Berg b. 28 Feb 1884, d. 7 Nov 1976
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 December 1903Guerdon VanNatta was born on 5 December 1903 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Philip Henry VanNatta and Margaret Anna Berg.
Deathbefore 1910Guerdon VanNatta died before 1910.

Katherine Mary VanNatta

F, b. 16 July 1893, d. May 1971
Father*Philip Henry VanNatta b. 6 Oct 1866, d. 13 Mar 1949
Mother*Caroline Long b. 22 Aug 1872, d. b 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine Mary VanNatta was also known as Catherine Mary.
Name VariationKatherine Mary VanNatta was also known as Katie.
Married NameHer married name was Krepfle.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageKatherine Mary VanNatta married Edward J. Krepfle.
Birth16 July 1893Katherine Mary VanNatta was born on 16 July 1893 at Wisconsin twin with Bernice.
She was the daughter of Philip Henry VanNatta and Caroline Long.
DeathMay 1971Katherine Mary VanNatta died in May 1971 at age 77.

Edward J. Krepfle

M, b. 8 December 1885, d. 8 July 1942
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdward J. Krepfle married Katherine Mary VanNatta, daughter of Philip Henry VanNatta and Caroline Long.
Birth8 December 1885Edward J. Krepfle was born on 8 December 1885.
Death8 July 1942He died on 8 July 1942 at age 56.

May VanNatta

F, b. 12 October 1909, d. 25 October 1909
Father*Philip Henry VanNatta b. 6 Oct 1866, d. 13 Mar 1949
Mother*Margaret Anna Berg b. 28 Feb 1884, d. 7 Nov 1976
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 October 1909May VanNatta was born on 12 October 1909 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Philip Henry VanNatta and Margaret Anna Berg.
Death25 October 1909May VanNatta died on 25 October 1909 at Grant, Wisconsin.

Eva Frazier

F, b. 3 October 1913, d. 4 October 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 November 1930As of 23 November 1930,her married name was VanNatta.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 October 1913Eva Frazier was born on 3 October 1913 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage23 November 1930She married Joseph VanNatta, son of Philip Henry VanNatta and Margaret Anna Berg, on 23 November 1930.
Death4 October 2004Eva Frazier died on 4 October 2004 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 91.

Mildred Maahs

F, b. circa 1916
Father*William Maahs b. c 1894
Mother*Hazel VanNatta b. Sep 1897
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Mildred Maahs was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Maahs and Hazel VanNatta.

Christian William Heer Jr.

M, b. November 1893, d. 10 March 1982
Father*Christian Heer Sr. b. Oct 1853, d. a 1930
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristian William Heer Jr. was also known as Chris Wm.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageChristian William Heer Jr. married Ella J. Russell.
BirthNovember 1893Christian William Heer Jr. was born in November 1893 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Christian Heer Sr. and unknown (?).
Death10 March 1982Christian William Heer Jr. died on 10 March 1982 at age 88.

Children of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell

Ella J. Russell

F, b. 1 April 1899, d. 29 September 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Heer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElla J. Russell married Christian William Heer Jr., son of Christian Heer Sr. and unknown (?).
Birth1 April 1899Ella J. Russell was born on 1 April 1899 at Wisconsin.
Death29 September 1980She died on 29 September 1980 at age 81.

Children of Ella J. Russell and Christian William Heer Jr.

David Alonzo Heer

M, b. 15 August 1919, d. 23 August 2001
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
David Alonzo Heer 2001
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 August 1919David Alonzo Heer was born on 15 August 1919 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell.
Marriage11 June 1949David Alonzo Heer married Betty Mae Krebs on 11 June 1949.
Death23 August 2001David Alonzo Heer died on 23 August 2001 at Wisconsin at age 82 David Alonzo Heer obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 26, 2001 - David Alonzo Heer obituary

James W. Heer

M, b. 25 July 1921, d. 26 March 2013
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 July 1921James W. Heer was born on 25 July 1921 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell.
Death26 March 2013James W. Heer died on 26 March 2013 at Wisconsin at age 91.

Ralph L. Heer

M, b. 27 April 1923, d. 23 November 2010
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 April 1923Ralph L. Heer was born on 27 April 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell.
Death23 November 2010Ralph L. Heer died on 23 November 2010 at age 87.