Virgina Jacobsen

F, b. 7 December 1922, d. 25 May 2010
Father*Alfred Jacobsen
Mother*Jennie Nielsen d. 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationVirgina Jacobsen was also known as Jacobson.
Married Name30 June 1952As of 30 June 1952,her married name was Solberg.
  • Virgina Jacobsen was born on 7 December 1922 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred Jacobsen and Jennie Nielsen.
  • Virgina Jacobsen married Raymond Oneal Solberg, son of Sivert O. Solberg and Olina Holthe, on 30 June 1952 at Clay, South Dakota.
  • Virgina Jacobsen died on 25 May 2010 at South Dakota at age 87 Funeral services for Virginia Solberg will be at 2PM on Friday, May 28th, at Roseni Lutheran Church in rural Beresford. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with the family present from 6-8PM and a prayer service at 7PM.

    Virginia was born December 7, 1922 to Alfred and Jennie (Nielsen) Jacobsen in Yankton, SD. She died May 25, 2010 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center in Vermillion, SD at the age of 87 years, five months and 18 days.

    Virginia was raised in the Gayville area, attending country school and graduating from Gayville High School. She got her teaching certificate from Springfield Teachers College and taught at Whitehall country school, Gayville, Centerville and Star country school. She met Raymond Solberg in 1943 and they married on June 30, 1952. Virginia was an active gardener and liked sewing and embroidery. She cared for her mother for 14 years before her death in 1995.

    Her parents preceded her in death.

    She is survived by her husband, Raymond of Alcester; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Patricia of Vermillion; two grandchildren, Jenelle and James of Vermillion; and two brothers, Harlan Jacobsen of Scottsdale, AZ and Marlow Jacobsen of Wenatchee, WA.

Alfred Jacobsen

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Child of Alfred Jacobsen and Jennie Nielsen

Jennie Nielsen

F, d. 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Jacobsen.

Child of Jennie Nielsen and Alfred Jacobsen

Imelda Marklein

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Father*Herman G. Marklein b. 3 Nov 1892, d. 1962
Mother*Erna L. Willey b. 1892, d. a 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 August 1949As of 16 August 1949,her married name was Lins.

Herman Fuchs

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Child of Herman Fuchs and Kate Fischer

Kate Fischer

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fuchs.

Child of Kate Fischer and Herman Fuchs

Peter Balaban

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Child of Peter Balaban and Marie Gross

Marie Gross

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Balaban.

Child of Marie Gross and Peter Balaban

Thomas O. Honer

M, b. 17 September 1935, d. 26 June 2015
Father*Otto John Honer b. 21 Oct 1899, d. 22 Oct 1981
Mother*Catherine Elizabeth Killoy b. 16 Sep 1900, d. 17 May 1991
  • Thomas O. Honer was born on 17 September 1935 at Richland, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Otto John Honer and Catherine Elizabeth Killoy.
  • Thomas O. Honer died on 26 June 2015 at Wisconsin at age 79 Thomas O. Honer, age 79, of Lake Geneva, WI, formerly of Richland Center, WI, died Friday June 26, 2015 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center-in Elkhorn. Thomas Otto Honer was born in Richland Center, WI on September 17, 1935, the son of the late Otto J. and Catherine (Killoy) Honer. Tom attended the St. John’s School for the Deaf in Milwaukee and graduated from the Wisconsin School for the Deaf in Delavan. Tom married Ellen Housman of Genoa City, WI on Sept. 26, 1959 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richland Center. He worked for over 39 years as a printer for Chaney Instruments, Inc. of Lake Geneva, WI. Tom is survived by: Ellen his wife of 56 years, a brother Jim (Virginia) Honer of Madison, a sister-in law, Doris M. Honer of Richland Center, WI; a brother-in-law Ken (Sharon) Housman of West Allis, WI, three nephews, four nieces and many cousins and friends. Tom will be missed by his many friends, especially those in the deaf community. He was a great Brewers fan. Tom was predeceased by his parents, Otto in 1982, his mother, Catherine in 1992 and his brother Michael “Mike” Honer February 17, 2015. A special thank you to neighbors Sue and Terry Riek, who provided so much help to Tom and Ellen during Tom’s illness. Graveside services will be held on Saturday July 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Richland Center with Monsignor Roger Scheckel officiating. Memorials may be made in Tom’s name to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 160 W. 4th St., Richland Center, WI 53581.Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the burial.

Michael K. Honer

M, d. 17 February 2015
Father*Otto John Honer b. 21 Oct 1899, d. 22 Oct 1981
Mother*Catherine Elizabeth Killoy b. 16 Sep 1900, d. 17 May 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMichael K. Honer was also known as Mike.

Pearl Arlene Mickelson

F, b. 9 December 1924, d. 30 May 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPearl Arlene Mickelson was also known as Arlene.
Married Name13 January 1945As of 13 January 1945,her married name was Richards.
  • Pearl Arlene Mickelson was born on 9 December 1924 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Albert E. Mickelson and Tillie Odness.
  • Pearl Arlene Mickelson married Donald L. Richards, son of George J. Richards and Mae Michels, on 13 January 1945.
  • Pearl Arlene Mickelson died on 30 May 2015 at age 90 Pearl “Arlene” (Mickelson) Richards, age 90, of Spring Green, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born on December 9, 1924 in Arena Township, and was the 13th of 15 children of Albert and Tillie (Odness) Mickelson. She married Donald Richards on January 13, 1945. Donald and Arlene then began farming together. She participated in all aspects of running the farm while raising seven children. Upon leaving the farm, Arlene worked 11 years for Pig Improvement Company (PIC). After retirement, she worked part-time for The Prairie House Motel until celebrating her 80th birthday.

    Arlene was proud of her large family and enjoyed their many gatherings which most often included musical entertainment provided by talented relatives and friends. Arlene was a hardworking, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She also enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, and many great family fishing trips.

    Arlene is survived by 5 children, Lavern (Jean) Richards, Betty (Ken) Koenig, Bonnie (Ronald) Fingerhut, John Richards, and Roger (Denise Cottone) Richards; and daughter-in-law, Sharon Richards; 10 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister, Sally Milne, of Mesa, AZ; sister-in-law, Geraldine Mickelson, Horseshoe Bend, AR; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; sons, Bill and Dale; grandson, Jayson; step-grandchild, Bryan Eichorst; parents; 9 brothers, Clarence, Olvin, John, Gilman, Marvin, Milo, Tommy, Elmer, and Lawrence; 4 sisters, Alma Johnson, Melva Hottman, Albertha Sharer, and Doris Gladem.

    Funeral services will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 237 E. Daly St., Spring Green at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2015. Rev. Douglas Larson-Sell will officiate with burial in the Spring Green Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 9 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or charity of your choice. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Children of Pearl Arlene Mickelson and Donald L. Richards

Donald L. Richards

M, b. 15 July 1917, d. 28 April 2002
Father*George J. Richards b. 26 May 1894, d. 8 Apr 1977
Mother*Mae Michels b. 29 Dec 1892, d. 6 Sep 1982
  • Donald L. Richards was born on 15 July 1917 at Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of George J. Richards and Mae Michels.
  • Donald L. Richards married Pearl Arlene Mickelson, daughter of Albert E. Mickelson and Tillie Odness, on 13 January 1945.
  • Donald L. Richards died on 28 April 2002 at age 84 Donald L. Richards, age 84, of Spring Green passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2002 at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital, with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 15, 1917 in Wyoming Valley, the son of George and Mae (Michels) Richards. He married Arlene Mickelson on Jan 13, 1945. Donald and Arlene farmed in Big Hollow until 1975. Donald then worked for Peck's Feed and Grain until he retired in 1984 due to poor health. He was a talented woodworker and spent countless hours in his workshop making various toys, windmills and chests. Donald enjoyed driving around the countryside and spotting windmills he had made. He especially loved sharing and entertaining his family with many stories of his life and experiences. He will long be remembered for his subtle humor, strong sense of integrity and quiet gentleness. Donald was a loving husband to his wife of 57 years, Arlene, and caring father, grandfather and great-grandfather to his children and grandchildren. Along with his wife, he is survived by three sons, Lavern (Jean) and Roger (Pat), both of Spring Green, and John of Madison; two daughters, Betty (Ken) Koenig of DeForest, and Bonnie (Ron) Fingerhut of Spring Green; daughter-in-law, Sharon of Lone Rock; 10 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Donald is further survived by a brother, Lyle of Austell, GA; and three sisters, Norma (Lucius) Davidson of DeForest, Lois (Jack) Swaziek of Muscoda, and Mary Lou (George) McCabe of Elkhorn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Bill (Sharon) and Dale; grandson, Jayson; step-grandson, Bryan Eichorst; brother, Wilbur (Maybelle); and three sisters, Stella (Tony) Bauer, Elizabeth Coyne and Berniece (Max) Stueber. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2002, at Christ Lutheran Church, 237 E. Daley St., Spring Green. Relatives and friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Children of Donald L. Richards and Pearl Arlene Mickelson

Bill Richards

M, d. before 2015
Father*Donald L. Richards b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 28 Apr 2002
Mother*Pearl Arlene Mickelson b. 9 Dec 1924, d. 30 May 2015

Dale Richards

M, d. before 2015
Father*Donald L. Richards b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 28 Apr 2002
Mother*Pearl Arlene Mickelson b. 9 Dec 1924, d. 30 May 2015

Clarence Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Olvin Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

John Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Gilman Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Marvin Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Milo Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Tommy Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Elmer Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Lawrence Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880

Melva Mickelson

F, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hottman.

(?) Hottman

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Albertha Mickelson

F, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sharer.

(?) Sharer

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Doris Mickelson

F, d. before 2015
Father*Albert E. Mickelson b. c 1871
Mother*Tillie Odness b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gladem.

(?) Gladem

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Alice E. Brei

F, b. 5 October 1943, d. 5 September 2015
Father*Frank E. Brei b. Apr 1892, d. 14 Feb 1975
Mother*Frieda I. Nachreiner b. 22 Jul 1920, d. 22 May 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 April 1962As of 28 April 1962,her married name was Alt.
  • Alice E. Brei was born on 5 October 1943 at Wisconisn.
  • She was the daughter of Frank E. Brei and Frieda I. Nachreiner.
  • Alice E. Brei died on 5 September 2015 at age 71 Alice E. Alt age 71 of Spring Green passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on October 5, 1943 in Franklin Township the daughter of Frank and Frieda (Nachreiner) Brei. Alice was married to David Alt on April 28, 1962. She was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Alice enjoyed farming along side of her husband her entire life. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, nurturing baby animals in need, her gardens especially her flowers, and most of all spending time with her kids and grandkids. Alice’s family and friends meant everything to her and she meant everything to them. She will hold a special place in all of our hearts.Survivors include her husband, David Alt of Spring Green, 5 children, Greg (Tami) Alt of Plain, Jackie (John) Jewell of Plain, Mark (Lori) Alt of Spring Green, Tim Alt of Spring Green, Shelly (Tim) Herritz of Reedsburg, 8 grandchildren, Tori (Andrew) Nachreiner, Travis, Nathan and Nicole Alt, Jared and Jerica Jewell, Caleb Alt and Davan Herritz, 2 sisters, Roseann (Tom) Otter of Waunakee, Bonnie Brei of Plain, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Frieda Brei, 2 brothers, Frank and John Brei. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. and again on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass at 11:00 A.M. The family would like to thank the St Mary’s Medical staff for all their loving care. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.