Randi Petersdtr Hanger

Mother*Gjertrud Larsdtr Aunet

Child of Randi Petersdtr Hanger

Gyda Marie Otteson

Mother*Randi Petersdtr Hanger

Child of Gyda Marie Otteson

Gudrun Vinge

Mother*Gyda Marie Otteson

Mary Gabriel Linden

Father*Thomas Linden d. 29 Aug 2013
Mother*Ida Marie Langkamp b. 13 Jun 1930, d. 11 Feb 2016

LeRoy E. Dalen

M, d. 3 March 2004

Francis Eilers

F, d. circa 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Curran.
  • Francis Eilers married Bill Curran.
  • Francis Eilers died circa 1946.

Children of Francis Eilers and Bill Curran

Bill Curran


Children of Bill Curran and Francis Eilers

George Erickson

M, d. before 2014
  • George Erickson died before 2014.

Harold Sever

M, d. before 2014
  • Harold Sever died before 2014.

baby boy Jenaman

M, b. 1967, d. 1967
Father*Charles Joseph Jenaman b. 7 Nov 1924, d. Nov 1980
Mother*Mary Margaret Curran b. 8 Feb 1932, d. 1 Apr 2014

James Curran

M, d. before 2014
Father*Bill Curran
Mother*Francis Eilers d. c 1946

Catherine Curran

F, d. before 2014
Father*Bill Curran
Mother*Francis Eilers d. c 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wagner.

Dr. Joe Wagner

M, d. before 2014

Terrene Curran

M, d. before 2014
Father*Bill Curran
Mother*Francis Eilers d. c 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTerrene Curran was also known as Duncalf adopted name.

Raymond J. Jenaman

M, b. 9 April 1978, d. 16 January 2013
  • Raymond J. Jenaman was born on 9 April 1978 at Iowa.
  • He died on 16 January 2013 at age 34 Raymond J. Jenaman, age 34, of 1984 Hummingbird Dr., passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Church of the Nativity, 1225 Alta Vista, with Deacon David McGhee officiating. To celebrate Raymond's life friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Interment will be in Linwood Cemetery.

    Raymond was born on April 9, 1978, in Dubuque, Iowa, son of Charlie and Candace "Candi" (Noonan) Jenaman.

    Raymond loved spending time with his family, especially his children Aidan and Addison. He was employed as the manager at Houlihan's Restaurant since 2005. Raymond enjoyed being in the great outdoors, fishing, camping, canoeing and hiking at the Mines of Spain. He liked to spend time looking for treasure with his metal detector, collecting coins and playing video games. He was a handyman who could fix anything. He loved to play jokes and make people smile. Raymond was a generous, kind hearted man and would go out of his way to help others.

    Raymond is survived by his children Aidan and Addison Jenaman, Dubuque, IA; his former wife Sara (Oberhoffer) Jenaman, Dubuque, IA; his parents, Charlie and Candace "Candi" Jenaman, Dubuque, IA; his siblings Billy (Brooke) Pitzer, Dubuque, IA, Jenny Jenaman, West Bend, WI, Charlie "Tuna" Jenaman, Dubuque, IA, Carrie (fiancé Jesse Frommelt) Jenaman, Dubuque, IA, Cory Jenaman, Dubuque, IA; his nieces and nephews Abe, Tony, Tyler, Susie, Landen, Riley, Carson and Ava; his grandparents Mary Jenaman, Bill and Shirley Harry; his best friend Nick Carner; several aunts and uncles.

    Raymond was preceded in death by his grandfathers Charles Jenaman and William Noonan and a brother in infancy Charles R. Jenaman.

    A memorial fund has been established for his children Aidan and Addison Jenaman.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at www.behrfuneralhome.com.

William Noonan

M, d. before 2013
  • William Noonan died before 2013.

Charles R. Jenaman

  • Charles R. Jenaman died at died in infancy.

George Wagner


Child of George Wagner and Dorothy Wingate

Dorothy Wingate

Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wagner.

Child of Dorothy Wingate and George Wagner

William I. Fure

M, b. circa 1893, d. December 1966
  • William I. Fure married Mary Ellen Linden, daughter of (?) Linden.
  • William I. Fure was born circa 1893.
  • He died in December 1966 at at hospital, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, William I. Fure obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald December 20, 1966 - William I. Fure obituary

Children of William I. Fure and Mary Ellen Linden

Mary Ellen Linden

F, b. 4 June 1896, d. 13 February 1975
Father*(?) Linden
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fure.
  • Mary Ellen Linden married William I. Fure.
  • Mary Ellen Linden was born on 4 June 1896.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Linden.
  • Mary Ellen Linden died on 13 February 1975 at age 78 Mary Ellen (Linden) Fure obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal February 15, 1975 - Mary Ellen (Linden) Fure obituary

Children of Mary Ellen Linden and William I. Fure

Paul Fure

M, b. 15 October 1931, d. 21 May 2017
Father*William I. Fure b. c 1893, d. Dec 1966
Mother*Mary Ellen Linden b. 4 Jun 1896, d. 13 Feb 1975
  • Paul Fure was born on 15 October 1931 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of William I. Fure and Mary Ellen Linden.
  • Paul Fure died on 21 May 2017 at age 85 Paul W. Fure, 85, of Platteville, died on Sunday May 21, 2017 at his home. Friends may call from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville where Military Rites will be accorded by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5274. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville, at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Paul W. Fure Memorial Fund.
    Paul was born on October 15, 1931 in Platteville, the son of William and Mary Ellen (Linden) Fure. He was united in marriage to Donna Hughes on February 11, 1956 in Platteville. He worked at John Deere Dubuque Works for 30 years where he was a welder. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, playing cards. Paul always enjoyed winning at the casino.

    Paul is survived by his wife, Donna, of Platteville; four children, Jeff Fure, Kris (Mary) Fure, Rick (Lisa) Fure, Lynn Fure; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, JillAnn in infancy; sisters, Mary Reuter and Florence Hoadley; brothers, Clarence and Kenneth Fure.

Francis Kenneth Fure

M, b. 13 August 1929, d. 4 August 2016
Father*William I. Fure b. c 1893, d. Dec 1966
Mother*Mary Ellen Linden b. 4 Jun 1896, d. 13 Feb 1975
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrancis Kenneth Fure was also known as Kenny.
Name VariationFrancis Kenneth Fure was also known as Kenneth.
  • Francis Kenneth Fure was born on 13 August 1929.
  • He was the son of William I. Fure and Mary Ellen Linden.
  • Francis Kenneth Fure married Joan Leyh on 18 September 1956.
  • Francis Kenneth Fure died on 4 August 2016 at age 86 Francis Kenneth “Kenny” Fure, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Manor Care Health Services, Platteville. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville, where military rites will be accorded by VFW Post #5274 and American Legion Post #42. Father Alex Navarro will officiate. Friends may call from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2016 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where there will be a parish rosary at 2:45 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Monday, at the church. Memorials may be made to the Francis Kenneth “Kenny” Fure Memorial Fund.

    Kenny was born prematurely and at home on August 13, 1929 to William and Mary Ellen (Linden) Fure. As the family story goes, the doctor who delivered him told his parents that if he was alive yet at noon to let him know. Kenny was so small at birth that his father could slide his wedding ring all the way up his arm to his shoulder. His Grandmother Linden kept him warm by filling Mason jars with hot water and placing them around the shoe box that served as his bassinette. Kenny graduated from Platteville High School in 1949. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on October 12, 1950 and was given a hardship discharge on June 18, 1954 so he could take care of the family farm after his father fell ill. Kenny married Joan Leyh on September 18, 1956. He and Joan farmed in the area for 8 years until Kenny began working for the Wisconsin State University – Platteville as a maintenance mechanic; he eventually was promoted to electrician and retired in 1989.

    Kenny was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, husband, uncle, and brother. He absolutely loved to hunt deer and turkey and go fishing. He and his brothers and younger sister made annual fishing trips up north for many years. He loved to tinker and could build or fix anything. He also volunteered at St. Mary’s Parochial School for many years, performing electrical work and other maintenance at no charge.

    Kenny is survived by his brother, Paul (Donna) Fure of Platteville; sisters-in-law, Ida Fure of Cassville, WI and Joyce Novinski of Edmund, WI. He is also survived by five children, Linda (William) Koepcke of Verona, WI; Lawrence (Diane) Fure, of Belmont, WI; Karen (Joseph) Hammes of Waukesha, WI; Stan Fure of Madison; and Chris (Nate Williams) Fure of Fridley, MN; six grandchildren, Mike Fure, Matt Fure, Aimee (Jamin) Arn, Ryan Murray, and Alyssa and Jenna Hammes; one step-granddaughter, Christina (Jeff) Liepins; one step-grandson, Raymond Koepcke; nine great-grandchildren, Simon, Christian, Joshua, Collin, Jacob, Kaitlyn, Autumn, Hunter, and Jake; and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joan; sisters, Florence Hoadley and Mary Reuter; brother, Clarence Fure; two infant sons, Wayne and Kevin; and granddaughter, Kayla Hammes.

Clarence Fure

M, b. 6 January 1934, d. 17 July 2014
Father*William I. Fure b. c 1893, d. Dec 1966
Mother*Mary Ellen Linden b. 4 Jun 1896, d. 13 Feb 1975
  • Clarence Fure was born on 6 January 1934.
  • He was the son of William I. Fure and Mary Ellen Linden.
  • Clarence Fure married Ida Mae Reuter, daughter of E. Lester Reuter and Mildred M. Pitzen, on 31 July 1954.
  • Clarence Fure died on 17 July 2014 at age 80 Clarence J. Fure, age 80, of Cassville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at UPH Finley Hospital in Dubuque, IA. He was born on January 6, 1934, in Platteville, the son of William and Mary (Linden) Fure. Clarence grew up on the family farm near Platteville. He served in the United States Army and was united in marriage on July 31, 1954, to Ida Mae Reuter. Clarence retired from John Deere after thirty plus years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards with the guys and spending time with his family. Clarence was an avid Green Bay Packer fan and loved his Milwaukee's Best. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church and the American Legion Post No. 352 of Cassville.

    Survivors include his loving wife, Ida Mae Fure, Cassville; their children: Victoria (Gary) Yunk; Michael (Marcia) Fure; David (Lori) Fure; William Fure, all of Cassville; Lisa (Michael) Rauch, Evansville; Robin (Luke) Demes; Richard "Ernie" (Chrystal) Fure; Michele (Brian) Bierman, all of Cassville; twenty-one grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild on the way; his siblings: Florence Hoadley, Francis "Kenny" (Joan) Fure, and Paul (Donna) Fure all of Platteville; other relatives and many friends.

    In addition to his parents, Clarence was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee Fure; a sister, Mary Reuter; and his brothers-in-law, Norbert Reuter and Gordon Hoadley.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, July 21, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial with military honors was held in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Family and friends called on Sunday, July 20, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville where a 2:45 p.m. scripture service will be held. Friends also called on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Mary Fure

F, d. before 2014
Father*William I. Fure b. c 1893, d. Dec 1966
Mother*Mary Ellen Linden b. 4 Jun 1896, d. 13 Feb 1975
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reuter.

Norbert Reuter

M, d. before 2014
Father*E. Lester Reuter b. 3 Mar 1906, d. Sep 1987
Mother*Mildred M. Pitzen b. 9 Aug 1907, d. 27 Apr 2000

Brian McClain

M, b. 23 March 1952, d. 14 May 2010
Father*LeRoy Joseph McClain b. 28 Mar 1916, d. 17 Mar 1986
Mother*Marian Elizabeth Bogue b. 25 Oct 1918, d. 17 Mar 1991
  • Brian McClain was born on 23 March 1952 at Dubuque, Iowa.
  • He was the son of LeRoy Joseph McClain and Marian Elizabeth Bogue.
  • Brian McClain died on 14 May 2010 at age 58 Brian Jerome McClain , 58, of Olin, Iowa, formerly of Dubuque, died, Friday, May 14, 2010, in rural Olin.

    A memorial luncheon will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Hale Tap for family and friends. The family has honored his wishes and cremation rites have been accorded. The Lahey Funeral & Cremation Services, Olin, is in charge of arrangements.

    He was born on March 23, 1952, in Dubuque, son of Le Roy and Marian (Bogue) McClain . He graduated from Dubuque Senior High School.

    Brian served in the Marine Corps during peace time.

    He was a truck driver for many years for several trucking firms.

    Brian was a member of the Abate Motorcycle Club and NRA.

    Surviving are his ex-wife whom he resided with, Patricia McClain , of Olin; his children, Christy Lynne McClain , of Washington, Mandy (Jason) Soper, Brianne (Matt Walshire) McClain and Samantha (Marshall Bassett) McClain , all of Olin; a stepdaughter, Becky (Nathaniel) White, of Colesburg; 11 grandchildren; and two brothers, Mike (Jan) McClain , of Cassville, Wis., and Kevin McClain , of Dubuque.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and a sister, Patty.

Fred J. Rupp

M, b. 18 August 1888, d. 27 June 1960
Father*John Rupp b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 18 May 1928
Mother*Gertrude Byer b. 16 Sep 1856, d. 21 Jul 1911
  • Fred J. Rupp was born on 18 August 1888 at Iowa also reported as Aug 1889.
  • He was the son of John Rupp and Gertrude Byer.
  • Fred J. Rupp married Elizabeth Beckman on 16 January 1912 at Calmar, Iowa.
  • Fred J. Rupp died on 27 June 1960 at age 71.
  • He was buried after 27 June 1960 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
21 June 1900Rock, Cherokee, IowaFred J. Rupp was listed as a son in John Rupp's household on the 1900 Census at Rock, Cherokee, Iowa.1
     Fred J. Rupp lived in 1928 at Cherokee, Iowa.

Children of Fred J. Rupp and Elizabeth Beckman


  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 180.

Bessie Irene Ryan

F, b. 13 January 1891, d. 22 November 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBessie Irene Ryan was also known as Elizabeth Bessie.
Married Name9 April 1913As of 9 April 1913,her married name was Rupp.
  • Bessie Irene Ryan was born on 13 January 1891 at Quimby, Cherokee, Iowa.
  • She married Peter John Rupp, son of John Rupp and Gertrude Byer, on 9 April 1913 at Ime. Con. Church, Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.
  • Bessie Irene Ryan died on 22 November 1972 at Cherokee, Iowa, at age 81.
  • She was buried after 22 November 1972 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.

Children of Bessie Irene Ryan and Peter John Rupp