May L. Gaul

F, b. May 1881
Father*William Gaul b. Sep 1833, d. 1922
Mother*Emma G. (?) b. Nov 1844, d. 1935
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1881May L. Gaul was born in May 1881 at Kansas.
She was the daughter of William Gaul and Emma G. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
15 June 1900Wea, Miami, KansasMay L. Gaul was listed as a daughter in William Gaul's household on the 1900 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED138. Dwelling 270.

Mary K. Gaul

F, b. December 1884
Father*William Gaul b. Sep 1833, d. 1922
Mother*Emma G. (?) b. Nov 1844, d. 1935
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1884Mary K. Gaul was born in December 1884 at Kansas.
She was the daughter of William Gaul and Emma G. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
15 June 1900Wea, Miami, KansasMary K. Gaul was listed as a daughter in William Gaul's household on the 1900 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED138. Dwelling 270.

Donald Kessenich

M, b. circa August 1929, d. before 2019
Father*Peter James Kessenich b. 13 Dec 1894, d. 15 Mar 1971
Mother*Marie A. Bauer b. 27 Oct 1902, d. 15 Oct 1997
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca August 1929Donald Kessenich was born circa August 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Peter James Kessenich and Marie A. Bauer.
Deathbefore 2019Donald Kessenich died before 2019.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 April 1930Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinDonald Kessenich was listed as a son in Peter James Kessenich's household on the 1930 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-8. Dwelling 120.

(?) Johnson

F

Child of (?) Johnson

Raphiel E. DeGuire

M, b. November 1892
Father*Henry R. DeGuire b. c 1860, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Jennie (?) b. c 1873, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRaphiel E. DeGuire was also known as R. E.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1892Raphiel E. DeGuire was born in November 1892 at Oregon.
He was the son of Henry R. DeGuire and Jennie (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1900Los Nietos, Los Angeles, CaliforniaRaphiel E. DeGuire was listed as a son in Henry R. DeGuire's household on the 1900 Census at Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California.1
4 May 1910Silverton, Marion, OregonRaphiel E. DeGuire was listed as a son in Henry R. DeGuire's household on the 1910 Census at Silverton, Marion, Oregon.2
27 January 1920Macleay, Marion, OregonRaphiel E. DeGuire was listed as a son in Henry R. DeGuire's household on the 1920 Census at Macleay, Marion, Oregon.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 555.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED230. Dwelling 298.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED476. Dwelling 50.

Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner

F, b. February 1824, d. 11 December 1905
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationApollonia Magdelina Gerstner was also known as Appolonia.
Name VariationApollonia Magdelina Gerstner was also known as Lona.
Married NameHer married name was Schlosser.
Name VariationApollonia Magdelina Gerstner was also known as Magdalena.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageApollonia Magdelina Gerstner married Gustav Schlosser.
BirthFebruary 1824Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner was born in February 1824 at Bavaria, Germany.
Death11 December 1905She died on 11 December 1905 at age 81 age 82 years.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1870Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinApollonia Magdelina Gerstner was listed in Gustav Schlosser's household on the 1870 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinApollonia Magdelina Gerstner was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
2 June 1900Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinShe was listed as mother in Gustav Frank Schlosser's household on the 1900 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinApollonia Magdelina Gerstner is listed as mother on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Gustav Frank Schlosser at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner and Gustav Schlosser immigrated in 1868.
  • Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner had 5 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner and Gustav Schlosser

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 197B
    Page 14. Dwelling 140.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED144. Dwelling 32.
  4. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 110.

Gustav Schlosser

M, b. circa 1821, d. 7 July 1877
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGustav Schlosser married Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner.
Birthcirca 1821Gustav Schlosser was born circa 1821 at Bavaria, Germany.
Death7 July 1877He died on 7 July 1877 age 56 years.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1870Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinGustav Schlosser was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Gustav Schlosser and Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 140.

Margareth Schlosser

F, b. circa 1852
Father*Gustav Schlosser b. c 1821, d. 7 Jul 1877
Mother*Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner b. Feb 1824, d. 11 Dec 1905
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1852Margareth Schlosser was born circa 1852 at Bavaria, Germany.
She was the daughter of Gustav Schlosser and Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1870Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinMargareth Schlosser was listed in Gustav Schlosser's household on the 1870 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinMargareth Schlosser was listed as a daughter in Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner's household on the 1880 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 197B
    Page 14. Dwelling 140.

Killian Schlosser

M, b. August 1852, d. 1929
Father*Gustav Schlosser b. c 1821, d. 7 Jul 1877
Mother*Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner b. Feb 1824, d. 11 Dec 1905
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1852Killian Schlosser was born in August 1852 at Bavaria, Germany.
He was the son of Gustav Schlosser and Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner.
Marriage22 February 1881Killian Schlosser married Caroline Bettinger, daughter of Ludwig Bettinger and Catherine (?), on 22 February 1881 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death1929Killian Schlosser died in 1929.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1880Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinKillian Schlosser was listed as a son in Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner's household on the 1880 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
14 June 1900Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinKillian Schlosser was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1 June 1905Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.
17 May 1910Spring Green Town, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Spring Green Town, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
15 January 1920Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.4

Children of Killian Schlosser and Caroline Bettinger

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 197B
    Page 14. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 102.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED126. Dwelling 59.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 35.

Mary B. Schlosser

F, b. 1 February 1861, d. 13 September 1948
Father*Gustav Schlosser b. c 1821, d. 7 Jul 1877
Mother*Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner b. Feb 1824, d. 11 Dec 1905
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 February 1861Mary B. Schlosser was born on 1 February 1861 at Bavaria, Germany, also reported as Feb 1862.
She was the daughter of Gustav Schlosser and Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Mary B. Schlosser was never married.
Death13 September 1948She died on 13 September 1948 at age 87 Mary Schlosser, 87, obituary.
Mary Schlosser obituary 14 Sept 1948
The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) - 14 Sep 1948, Tue - Page 12 - Mary Schlosser, 87, obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1870Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed in Gustav Schlosser's household on the 1870 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed as a daughter in Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner's household on the 1880 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
2 June 1900Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed as a sister in Gustav Frank Schlosser's household on the 1900 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser is listed as sister on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Gustav Frank Schlosser at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
18 April 1910Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed as a sister in Gustav Frank Schlosser's household on the 1910 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
7 January 1920Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed as a sister in Gustav Frank Schlosser's household on the 1920 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
23 April 1930Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinMary B. Schlosser was listed as a sister in Gustav Frank Schlosser's household on the 1930 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.7

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 197B
    Page 14. Dwelling 140.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED144. Dwelling 32.
  4. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 110.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED157. Dwelling 101.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED177. Dwelling 97.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33. Dwelling 148.

Gustav Frank Schlosser

M, b. 15 August 1864, d. after April 1930
Father*Gustav Schlosser b. c 1821, d. 7 Jul 1877
Mother*Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner b. Feb 1824, d. 11 Dec 1905
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 August 1864Gustav Frank Schlosser was born on 15 August 1864 at Bavaria, Germany, also reported as Aug 1866.
He was the son of Gustav Schlosser and Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Gustav Frank Schlosser was never married.
Deathafter April 1930He died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1870Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinGustav Frank Schlosser was listed in Gustav Schlosser's household on the 1870 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinGustav Frank Schlosser was listed as a son in Apollonia Magdelina Gerstner's household on the 1880 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
2 June 1900Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinGustav Frank Schlosser was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
18 April 1910Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
7 January 1920Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
23 April 1930Prairie du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.7

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 197B
    Page 14. Dwelling 140.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED144. Dwelling 32.
  4. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 110.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED157. Dwelling 101.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED177. Dwelling 97.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33. Dwelling 148.

Mary M. Schrader

F, b. 15 August 1915, d. 11 May 1976
Father*Joseph J. Schraeder b. 14 Feb 1864, d. 2 Dec 1951
Mother*Maria Caroline Schalk b. 2 Jun 1878, d. 2 Jan 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary M. Schrader was also known as Schroeder.
Name VariationMary M. Schrader was also known as Schraeder.
Married NameNovember 1931As of November 1931,her married name was McClain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 August 1915Mary M. Schrader was born on 15 August 1915 at Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Joseph J. Schraeder and Maria Caroline Schalk.
MarriageNovember 1931Mary M. Schrader married Edward McClain Jr., son of Edward McClain and Mary Magdalena Schalk, in November 1931 marriage license obtained Nov 1931.
Death11 May 1976Mary M. Schrader died on 11 May 1976 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 60 Death of Mary (Schroeder) McClain.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 14, 1976 - Death of Mary (Schrader) McClain
Census DateLocationDescription
7 January 1920Dubuque Ward 1, Dubuque, IowaMary M. Schrader was listed as a daughter in Joseph J. Schraeder's household on the 1920 Census at Dubuque Ward 1, Dubuque, Iowa.1
1 January 1925Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaMary M. Schrader appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Joseph J. Schraeder at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
15 April 1940Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaMary M. Schrader was listed as wife in Edward McClain Jr.'s household on the 1940 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.2

Children of Mary M. Schrader and Edward McClain Jr.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Dubuque Ward 1, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T625_488; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 123; Image: 44.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T627_1159; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 31-45.

Edward Joseph McClain Jr.

M, b. 5 June 1933, d. 16 August 2001
Father*Edward McClain Jr. b. 20 Jul 1912, d. 7 Dec 1978
Mother*Mary M. Schrader b. 15 Aug 1915, d. 11 May 1976
Edward J McClain Jr
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward Joseph McClain Jr. was also known as Sonny.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 June 1933Edward Joseph McClain Jr. was born on 5 June 1933 at Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader.
MarriageOctober 1953Edward Joseph McClain Jr. married Georgette McLennan in October 1953 at Dubuque, Iowa, Georgette McLennan and Edward J McClain wedding announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 4, 1953 - Georgette McLennan and Edward J McClain wedding announcement
Death16 August 2001Edward Joseph McClain Jr. died on 16 August 2001 at Dubuque Nursing & Rehab, Dubuque, Iowa, at age 68 Edward J. McClain Jr., 68, of Dubuque Nursing and Rehab Center, formerly of 1850 Ellis St., died at 7:08 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, at Dubuque Nursing and Rehab.

Chapel services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., where friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today. Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens, south of Dubuque, where military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Dubuque Post 6.

Mr. McClain formerly worked as a truck driver for Dubuque Stone Products and later for Celotex.

He was born on June 5, 1933, in Dubuque, son of Edward and Mary (Shroeder) McClain .

He served with the Army during the Korean Conflict in Korea. Ed was an avid boxing fan. He was a boxer in the military and enjoyed attending boxing matches. Ed especially loved being with his family.

Surviving are five daughters, Billi Jo (Louis) LuGrain, Dawn M. (Dwane) Redfearn and Sheree (Rich) Hall, all of Dubuque, Sheila (Denny) Ehlers, of Moline, Ill., and Kelley (Dan) Fleege, of East Dubuque, Ill; 16 grandchildren; a sister, Marion M. Arensdorf, of Dubuque; a brother, Duane L. (Anne) McClain , of Dubuque; his ex-wife and friend, Karen McClain , of Dubuque; two special nieces, Kathy Weipert and Mary Jean McNamer, both of Dubuque; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ericka McClain ; a brother, Donald McClain ; a brother-in-law, Melvin Arensdorf Sr; a nephew, Melvin Arensdorf Jr; and a special loving and long- time companion of many years, Jeanette Williams.
Edward J McClain Jr obituary
Burial20 August 2001He was buried on 20 August 2001 at Dubuque Memorial Gardens, south of Dubuque, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1940Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaEdward Joseph McClain Jr. was listed as a son in Edward McClain Jr.'s household on the 1940 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1
  • Edward Joseph McClain Jr. obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T627_1159; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 31-45.

Duane Leroy McClain

M, b. 17 February 1936, d. 23 April 2012
Father*Edward McClain Jr. b. 20 Jul 1912, d. 7 Dec 1978
Mother*Mary M. Schrader b. 15 Aug 1915, d. 11 May 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDuane Leroy McClain was also known as Wayne.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 February 1936Duane Leroy McClain was born on 17 February 1936 at Iowa.
He was the son of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader.
Marriage15 September 1956Duane Leroy McClain married Anne Schmerbach, daughter of Raymond M. Schmerbach and Gertrude T. Winders, on 15 September 1956 at Dubuque, Iowa, Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain engagement announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald August 20, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain engagement announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 16, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach McClain wedding portrait
Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 16, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain wedding announcement
Death23 April 2012Duane Leroy McClain died on 23 April 2012 at age 76 Duane L. "Wayne" McClain, 76, of 586 Almond St., died at 9 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2012, at Dubuque Nursing & Rehab Center, following a courageous six-month battle with cancer.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, with Pastor John Hulsizer officiating. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Wayne was born on Feb. 17, 1936, in Dubuque, son of Edward and Mary (Schroeder) McClain. He married Ann Schmerbach on Sept. 15, 1956.

He worked for Dubuque Park and Recreation tree crew. He retired after 40 years of outstanding service on March 27, 1998.

Wayne enjoyed playing euchre with his friends, reading and trying to win the lottery. He was a devoted father. He was very much loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Kathy and her dad are together again.

Surviving are his wife, Ann; four children, Ron (Chris) McClain , Jerry McClain and Lori (Dennis) Weig, all of Dubuque, and Carol (Larry) Foht, of Benton, Wis; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Kathy; and son-in-law, Brian; two brothers, Donald and Eddie; and a sister, Marion.

In lieu of flowers, a Duane "Wayne" McClain Memorial Fund has been established.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1940Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaDuane Leroy McClain was listed as a son in Edward McClain Jr.'s household on the 1940 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Children of Duane Leroy McClain and Anne Schmerbach

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T627_1159; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 31-45.

Donald McClain

M, b. 25 April 1942, d. 12 March 1961
Father*Edward McClain Jr. b. 20 Jul 1912, d. 7 Dec 1978
Mother*Mary M. Schrader b. 15 Aug 1915, d. 11 May 1976
Donald McClain 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDonald McClain was also known as Donnie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 April 1942Donald McClain was born on 25 April 1942.
He was the son of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader.
Death12 March 1961Donald McClain died on 12 March 1961 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 18 Death of Donald McClain, 18, by carbon monoxide.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 13, 1961 - Death of Donald McClain, 18, by carbon monoxide

Marion McClain

F, b. 16 December 1931, d. 19 March 2012
Father*Edward McClain Jr. b. 20 Jul 1912, d. 7 Dec 1978
Mother*Mary M. Schrader b. 15 Aug 1915, d. 11 May 1976
Marion (McClain) Arensdorf
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarion McClain was also known as Marian.
Married Name19 December 1947As of 19 December 1947,her married name was Arensdorf.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 December 1931Marion McClain was born on 16 December 1931 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader.
Marriage19 December 1947Marion McClain married Melvin L. Arensdorf on 19 December 1947.
Death19 March 2012Marion McClain died on 19 March 2012 at age 80 Name:     Marion M. Arensdorf, age 80
Address: 2363 Theda Dr.
Time, day and date of death: 2:09 p.m., Monday, March 19, 2012
Place and cause of death: at home of natural causes

Funeral services will be at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street, with Rev. Gary A. Mayer presiding at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012.

Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens.

To celebrate Marion's life friends may visit from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street

Marion was born on December 16, 1931, daughter of Edward and Mary (Schroeder) McClain.

Marion married Melvin L. Arensdorf on December 19, 1947, in Dubuque, IA. He preceded her in death on July 27, 1992. Marion was a full time wife, mother and homemaker. She enjoyed reading and playing records with her family and singing along to country and western, old time and gospel music. Her greatest joy was spending one on one quality time with her children, she called it the "gift of time".

Marion is survived by her children:     Mary Jean (Ray) McNamer, Dubuque, IA
Edward L. (Judy) Arensdorf, Dubuque, IA
Lorrain S. (Leonard) Dress, Dubuque, IA
Kathy A. (Ronald) Weipert, Asbury, IA
Sandy L. (Terry Weiland) Weipert, Dubuque, IA
Denny L. (Jodi) Arensdorf, Dubuque, IA
15 grandchildren     
13 great grandchildren
a brother:     Duane (Ann) McClain, Dubuque, IA

Marion was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin L. Arensdorf, a son Melvin J. Arensdorf, a great-grandson Devin Dress and 2 brothers Edward "Sonny" McClain and Donnie K. McClain.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1940Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaMarion McClain was listed as a daughter in Edward McClain Jr.'s household on the 1940 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1
  • Marion McClain lived in 2006 at 2363 Theda Dr, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Child of Marion McClain and Melvin L. Arensdorf

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T627_1159; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 31-45.

Martin Frank Pluemer

M, b. 25 February 1883, d. 9 July 1935
Father*Peter John Pluemer b. Dec 1850, d. 25 Jun 1924
Mother*Sophia M. Kirkenbush b. Feb 1861, d. a Apr 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 February 1883Martin Frank Pluemer was born on 25 February 1883 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Peter John Pluemer and Sophia M. Kirkenbush.
Marriagecirca 1907Martin Frank Pluemer married Carrie Schroeder circa 1907.
Divorcebefore October 1919Martin Frank Pluemer and Carrie Schroeder were divorced before October 1919.
Marriage27 October 1919Martin Frank Pluemer married Gladys Stacy on 27 October 1919 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Divorcebefore December 1924Martin Frank Pluemer and Gladys Stacy were divorced before December 1924.
Marriage29 December 1924Martin Frank Pluemer married Leone Ayland on 29 December 1924 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Divorcebefore 1930Martin Frank Pluemer and Leone Ayland were divorced before 1930.
Marriage28 August 1933Martin Frank Pluemer married Helen Ford on 28 August 1933 at both listed as divorced, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Death9 July 1935Martin Frank Pluemer died on 9 July 1935 at Montana at age 52.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMartin Frank Pluemer was listed as a son in Peter John Pluemer's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to William Pluemer.1
1 June 1905Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMartin Frank Pluemer is listed as son on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Peter John Pluemer at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
1930Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaMartin Frank Pluemer was listed as a lodger on the 1930 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.3
  • Martin Frank Pluemer and Helen Ford lived in 1934 at 301 W Quartz, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.

Child of Martin Frank Pluemer and Carrie Schroeder

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 188.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 41.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: 1262; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 543.0.

Carrie Schroeder

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1907As of circa 1907,her married name was Pluemer.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagecirca 1907Carrie Schroeder married Martin Frank Pluemer, son of Peter John Pluemer and Sophia M. Kirkenbush, circa 1907.
Divorcebefore October 1919Carrie Schroeder and Martin Frank Pluemer were divorced before October 1919.

Child of Carrie Schroeder and Martin Frank Pluemer

Robert T. McClain

M, b. 30 April 1933, d. 30 August 2014
Father*Albert E. McClain b. 17 Oct 1910, d. 19 Apr 1997
Mother*Evelyn M. Schalk b. 8 Feb 1909, d. 24 Mar 1993
Robert T McClain
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert T. McClain was also known as Bob.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 April 1933Robert T. McClain was born on 30 April 1933 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Albert E. McClain and Evelyn M. Schalk.
Death30 August 2014Robert T. McClain died on 30 August 2014 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, at age 81 Robert T. McClain, age 81, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, at 1:43 p.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2014. To honor Robert's life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Behr Funeral Home with Pastor Katherine Achtemeier officiating. To celebrate Robert's life, friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Galena, IL, where military honors will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League.

Robert was born on April 30, 1933, in Tennyson, WI, son of Albert E. and Evelyn E. (Pluemer) McClain.

Robert served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Joyce A. Dayton on February 12, 1955, in Galena, IL. Robert was employed as a machine operator with the John Deere Dubuque Works for 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 94. Robert enjoyed playing the guitar, riding horses and Harleys and camping with Joyce in Galena. He was a "Jack of all trades" and was always willing to help anyone who needed a hand.

Robert is survived by, his loving wife of 59 years, Joyce McClain, Dubuque, IA, his son, David (Christine) McClain, Peosta, IA, a grandson, Ryan R. McClain, Peosta, IA, a step-granddaughter, Taylor Rupp, Cuba City, WI, a sister-in-law,
Shirley McClain, Dubuque, IA, his goddaughter, Lisa Bastian, Chanhassen, MN, and many nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Patricia McClain in infancy and Lucille (Charles) Richardson and a brother Alfred McClain.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Dr. Hermann and Dr. Kirkendahl, especially his nurse, Kate, and Hospice of Dubuque for all of their wonderful care of Robert.
Burialafter 30 August 2014He was buried after 30 August 2014 at Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 May 1940Potosi, Grant, WisconsinRobert T. McClain was listed as a son in Albert E. McClain's household on the 1940 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Robert T. McClain lived in 1993 at Dubuque, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-46. Dwelling 148. Sheet 9a.

Alfred Bernard McClain

M, b. 14 February 1936, d. 6 January 2005
Father*Albert E. McClain b. 17 Oct 1910, d. 19 Apr 1997
Mother*Evelyn M. Schalk b. 8 Feb 1909, d. 24 Mar 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 February 1936Alfred Bernard McClain was born on 14 February 1936 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Albert E. McClain and Evelyn M. Schalk.
Death6 January 2005Alfred Bernard McClain died on 6 January 2005 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 68 Alfred B. McClain , 68, of 1860 Garfield Ave., died at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at The Finley Hospital, Dubuque, following a courageous 10-year battle with cancer.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., where there will be a parish wake service at 1 p.m.

Mr. McClain was employed at John Deere Dubuque Works for 30 years, retiring in 1994.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1936, in Tennyson, Wis., son of Albert and Evelyn (Schaulk) McClain. He married Shirley J. Gustafson on June 18, 1955, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dubuque.

He served in the Iowa National Guard as a sergeant first class. While in the Guard, he was a member of the Governor Gray's Drill Team and the Top 3 Graders Club.

He was a member of the United Automobile Workers Local 94, the John Deere Retirees and Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Al thoroughly enjoyed life. Always with a joke at hand, many knew him as a "character." He loved to laugh, and he loved to make those around him smile.

In the summer, he spent his weekends camping at Palace Campground, where he had a permanent site. Sitting around a campfire with family and friends, telling stories and singing songs to a guitar was his favorite pastime.

Al enjoyed traveling with his wife, Shirley, and many lifelong friends. He treasured a very special vacation they took to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with his daughter, Lisa and her family.

Family was everything to Al. He was a caring husband and a kind and gentle father and grandfather to more than just his own. He had a genuine soft spot for all children and over the years was like a father or grandfather to many. He was a devoted son and brother. He especially cherished his brother, Robert, who was his dearest friend.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley McClain; two daughters, Lisa A. (Tim) Bastian, of Chanhassen, Minn., and Amanda M. (Clay) Kisting, of Dubuque; four grandchildren, Christina and Alyssa Bastian, Hunter Kisting and Colton Kisting, his newest grandson; a brother, Robert (Joyce) McClain , of Dubuque; a brother-in-law, Charles Richardson, of Dubuque; and many nieces, nephews and great friends.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia McClain, in infancy, and Mrs. Charles (Lucille) Richardson.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 May 1940Potosi, Grant, WisconsinAlfred Bernard McClain was listed as a son in Albert E. McClain's household on the 1940 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Alfred Bernard McClain obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • He lived in 1993 at Dubuque, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-46. Dwelling 148. Sheet 9a.

Patricia Elizabeth McClain

F, b. 13 August 1945, d. 13 August 1945
Father*Albert E. McClain b. 17 Oct 1910, d. 19 Apr 1997
Mother*Evelyn M. Schalk b. 8 Feb 1909, d. 24 Mar 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 August 1945Patricia Elizabeth McClain was born on 13 August 1945 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
Death13 August 1945She died on 13 August 1945 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, Patricia Elizabeth McClain obituary.
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin) 17 Aug 1945 - Patricia Elizabeth McClain obituary
She was the daughter of Albert E. McClain and Evelyn M. Schalk.

Lucille Katherine McClain

F, b. 30 March 1932, d. 14 January 1979
Father*Albert E. McClain b. 17 Oct 1910, d. 19 Apr 1997
Mother*Evelyn M. Schalk b. 8 Feb 1909, d. 24 Mar 1993
Lucille K McClain 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucille Katherine McClain was also known as Lucille Kathleen.
Married Name3 June 1950As of 3 June 1950,her married name was Richardson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 March 1932Lucille Katherine McClain was born on 30 March 1932 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert E. McClain and Evelyn M. Schalk.
Marriage3 June 1950Lucille Katherine McClain married Charles B. Richardson, son of James Richardson and Nancy (?), on 3 June 1950 Lucille K McClain and Charles Richardson engagement announcement; Lucille K McClain and C B Richardson wedding announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 16, 1949 - Lucille K McClain and Charles Richardson engagement announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 6, 1950 - Lucille K McClain and C B Richardson wedding announcement
Death14 January 1979Lucille Katherine McClain died on 14 January 1979 at age 46.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 May 1940Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLucille Katherine McClain was listed as a daughter in Albert E. McClain's household on the 1940 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Lucille Katherine McClain obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-46. Dwelling 148. Sheet 9a.

Charles B. Richardson

M, b. 13 May 1930, d. 20 November 2006
Father*James Richardson d. b 1949
Mother*Nancy (?) d. a 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles B. Richardson was also known as Charles Dee.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 May 1930Charles B. Richardson was born on 13 May 1930 at Missouri.
He was the son of James Richardson and Nancy (?).
Marriage3 June 1950Charles B. Richardson married Lucille Katherine McClain, daughter of Albert E. McClain and Evelyn M. Schalk, on 3 June 1950 Lucille K McClain and Charles Richardson engagement announcement; Lucille K McClain and C B Richardson wedding announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 16, 1949 - Lucille K McClain and Charles Richardson engagement announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 6, 1950 - Lucille K McClain and C B Richardson wedding announcement
Death20 November 2006Charles B. Richardson died on 20 November 2006 at age 76 Charles D. "Chuck" Richardson, age 76, passed away at 11:03 p.m. November 20, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque; Dubuque County, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Saturday at the Mueller Memorial Chapel at 10:00 a.m. and will be laid to rest at Linwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00p.m. on Friday at Behr's Funeral Home. Charles was born May 13, 1930 in Ridgeway, Harrison County, Missouri to James and Nancy (Runyon) Richardson. Chuck served with the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Lucille McClain on June 30, 1950. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 1979. Chuck was formerly employed as a livestock buyer for the Dubuque Packing Company. He was currently employed as a route carrier for the Telegraph Herald. Chuck enjoyed cooking, playing Euchre and darts. He looked forward to breakfast at Breezy's. Charles was survived by Two Daughters: Patti K. (Dave) Schmelzer, Rickardsville; Dubuque County, Iowa. Sharon M. Peter, Dubuque; Dubuque County, Iowa. Three Grandchildren: Cole (Michelle) Schmelzer, Rickardsville; Dubuque County, Iowa; Wade (Lori) Schmelzer, Dubuque; Dubuque County, Iowa; Kim (Todd) Kerkenbush, Dubuque; Dubuque County, Iowa. Nine Great-grandchildren and longtime friend: Bernice M. "Bea" Bauer and her family. One Sister: Gayle Wigglesworth, Clarksdale; DeKalb County, Missouri. One Brother: Donald (Thelma) Richardson, Lawton; Comanche County, Oklahoma. Nieces, nephews and a host of friends and neighbors. He was preceded in death by: a Great-grandson, Eric Kerkenbush; four Sisters; Ruth Richardson, Bessie Brummet, Blanche Waterbury and Naomi Miller; and four Brothers: Roy, Arthur, Carl and Russell Richardson.

Melvin L. Arensdorf

M, b. 5 October 1926, d. 27 July 1992
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 October 1926Melvin L. Arensdorf was born on 5 October 1926 at Iowa.
Marriage19 December 1947He married Marion McClain, daughter of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader, on 19 December 1947.
Death27 July 1992Melvin L. Arensdorf died on 27 July 1992 at age 65.
  • Melvin L. Arensdorf obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • On 8 December 1944 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Name: Melvin L Arensdorf
    Birth Year: 1926
    Race: White, citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: Iowa
    State: Iowa
    County or City: Dubuque

    Enlistment Date: 8 Dec 1944
    Enlistment State: Minnesota
    Enlistment City: Fort Snelling
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Branch Code: No branch assignment
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life

    Education: Grammar school
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 00
    Weight: 000.

Child of Melvin L. Arensdorf and Marion McClain

Anne Schmerbach

F, b. circa 1937
Father*Raymond M. Schmerbach b. 19 Jul 1911, d. 15 Feb 1987
Mother*Gertrude T. Winders b. 18 Jul 1913, d. 18 Jul 2006
Anne Schmerbach 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 September 1956As of 15 September 1956,her married name was McClain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1937Anne Schmerbach was born circa 1937.
She was the daughter of Raymond M. Schmerbach and Gertrude T. Winders.
Marriage15 September 1956Anne Schmerbach married Duane Leroy McClain, son of Edward McClain Jr. and Mary M. Schrader, on 15 September 1956 at Dubuque, Iowa, Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain engagement announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald August 20, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain engagement announcement
Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 16, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach McClain wedding portrait
Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 16, 1956 - Anne Schmerbach and Duane McClain wedding announcement

Children of Anne Schmerbach and Duane Leroy McClain

Melvin J. Arensdorf

M, b. 9 July 1952, d. 8 July 1994
Father*Melvin L. Arensdorf b. 5 Oct 1926, d. 27 Jul 1992
Mother*Marion McClain b. 16 Dec 1931, d. 19 Mar 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 July 1952Melvin J. Arensdorf was born on 9 July 1952.
He was the son of Melvin L. Arensdorf and Marion McClain.
Death8 July 1994Melvin J. Arensdorf died on 8 July 1994 at age 41.
  • Melvin J. Arensdorf obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

Jesse Goudy

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJesse Goudy married Lucy Snell.

Child of Jesse Goudy and Lucy Snell

Lucy Snell

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Goudy.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLucy Snell married Jesse Goudy.

Child of Lucy Snell and Jesse Goudy

Michael Schalk

M, b. circa 1812, d. after June 1870
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMichael Schalk married Agnes Longmeier.
Birthcirca 1812Michael Schalk was born circa 1812 at Hesse Domstadt, Germany.
Deathafter June 1870He died after June 1870.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMichael Schalk was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
27 June 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, living next door to Theodore Stuer.2

Child of Michael Schalk and Agnes Longmeier

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pages 25-26. Dwelling 205.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 118.

Agnes Longmeier

F, b. circa 1814, d. after June 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schalk.
Name VariationAgnes Longmeier was also known as Langmeyer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgnes Longmeier married Michael Schalk.
Birthcirca 1814Agnes Longmeier was born circa 1814 at Hanover, Prussia.
Deathafter June 1870She died after June 1870.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinAgnes Longmeier was listed in Michael Schalk's household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
27 June 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinAgnes Longmeier was listed in Michael Schalk's household on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Theodore Stuer.2

Child of Agnes Longmeier and Michael Schalk

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pages 25-26. Dwelling 205.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 18. Dwelling 118.