Joan Udelhoven

Father*Anthony Udelhoven b. 24 Aug 1906, d. Jul 1965
Mother*Marie Anna Pitzen b. 10 Apr 1913, d. 11 May 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ehlen.
Life EventDateDescription
Joan Udelhoven was the daughter of Anthony Udelhoven and Marie Anna Pitzen.

Ann Udelhoven

Father*Anthony Udelhoven b. 24 Aug 1906, d. Jul 1965
Mother*Marie Anna Pitzen b. 10 Apr 1913, d. 11 May 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Post.
Life EventDateDescription
Ann Udelhoven was the daughter of Anthony Udelhoven and Marie Anna Pitzen.

Mary (?)

Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Langkamp.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary (?) married Kenneth Henry Langkamp, son of Leonard John Langkamp and Violet Elizabeth Kreiser.

Willard Edward McClain

M, b. 4 November 1949
Father*Herbert Howard McClain b. 20 Mar 1922, d. 14 Jan 1981
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 November 1949Willard Edward McClain was born on 4 November 1949.
He was the son of Herbert Howard McClain.

Bob Howard McClain Sr.

M, b. 14 June 1947, d. 2 October 2016
Father*Herbert Howard McClain b. 20 Mar 1922, d. 14 Jan 1981
Bob H McClain Sr
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBob Howard McClain Sr. married Theresa Diane Martin, daughter of Albert L. Martin.
Birth14 June 1947Bob Howard McClain Sr. was born on 14 June 1947.
He was the son of Herbert Howard McClain.
Death2 October 2016Bob Howard McClain Sr. died on 2 October 2016 at age 69 Bob H. McClain, Sr., 69, of Dubuque, passed away, Sunday, October 2, 2016. Private family services will be held. Burial is at Linwood Cemetery.

Bob was born on June 14, 1947 to Herbert and Elizabeth (Honerbaum) McClain. He was employed as a logger and semi driver.

He spent 35 years with his life partner, Barbara Howell.

Survivors include, his partner Barbara; children Ruth Sheehan, Bob Jr, Charlie and Phillip McClain and Shannon Towne; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Burialafter 2 October 2016He was buried after 2 October 2016 at Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Child of Bob Howard McClain Sr. and Theresa Diane Martin

Lawrence Hess


Bernard Henry Honerbaum

M, b. 13 November 1889, d. 18 November 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernard Henry Honerbaum was also known as Barney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 November 1889Bernard Henry Honerbaum was born on 13 November 1889 at Iowa.
Marriage16 February 1915He married Josephine Leytem on 16 February 1915.
Death18 November 1960Bernard Henry Honerbaum died on 18 November 1960 at age 71.

Anthony Krier


Theresa Diane Martin

F, b. 20 March 1951, d. 5 September 2001
Father*Albert L. Martin
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McClain.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageTheresa Diane Martin married Bob Howard McClain Sr., son of Herbert Howard McClain.
Birth20 March 1951Theresa Diane Martin was born on 20 March 1951 at Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Albert L. Martin.
Death5 September 2001Theresa Diane Martin died on 5 September 2001 at age 50 Theresa Diane McClain , 50, of 2070 Jackson St., formerly of 377 W. 17th St., died at 4:08 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001, at home, following a battle with cancer.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, where friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.

She was born on March 20, 1951, in Dubuque, daughter of Albert L. and Marcy M. (Ingles) Martin.

She worked for the Dubuque Community School District and H&R Block, retiring in 1996, because of health issues. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid bingo and card player.

Surviving are three sons, Bob H. (Karen) McClain Jr., of Anamosa, Iowa, and Philip McClain and Charles McClain , both of Dubuque; her mother, Marcy Kelly, of Dubuque; a stepson, Shannon L. Towne, of Plymouth, Wis; stepfather, Ronald "Red" C. Cornwell, of Dubuque; stepmother, Barbara Martin, of Carson City, Nev; three sisters, Kathy A. (Lincoln) Fry, of Superior, Wis., Debbie L. (Eldon) Clouse, of Marion, Iowa, and Anna M. (Melvin) Heim, of Durango, Iowa; four brothers, Albert E. (Jane) Martin Sr. and Nick (Linda) Martin, both of Anamosa, Shawn P. (Roxianne) Kelly, of Dubuque, and Kevin L. (Kimberly) Kelly, of Durango, Iowa; two stepsisters, Diana (Dennis) Overholser, of Carson City, and Kay (Leo) Beck, of Big Flats, Wis; 18 grandchildren; and her significant other and best friend, Dennis L. Kluesner, of Dubuque.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley M. Kelly; a son, Gary E. McClain ; her father, Albert L. Martin; maternal grandparents, Agnes Connelly and Earl Ingles; and paternal grandparents, Mary Cunningham and Benjamin Martin.

Child of Theresa Diane Martin and Bob Howard McClain Sr.

Gary Edward McClain

M, b. circa July 1968, d. December 1968
Father*Bob Howard McClain Sr. b. 14 Jun 1947, d. 2 Oct 2016
Mother*Theresa Diane Martin b. 20 Mar 1951, d. 5 Sep 2001
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca July 1968Gary Edward McClain was born circa July 1968.
He was the son of Bob Howard McClain Sr. and Theresa Diane Martin.
DeathDecember 1968Gary Edward McClain died in December 1968 Gary Edward McClain obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald December 29, 1968 - Gary Edward McClain obituary

Albert L. Martin


Child of Albert L. Martin

Michael B. McDermott


John Reinsbach


Josephine Leytem

F, b. 14 February 1896, d. 24 May 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 February 1915As of 16 February 1915,her married name was Honerbaum.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 February 1896Josephine Leytem was born on 14 February 1896 at Iowa.
Marriage16 February 1915She married Bernard Henry Honerbaum on 16 February 1915.
Death24 May 1930Josephine Leytem died on 24 May 1930 at age 34.

Mary Hughes

F, d. before 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1903As of circa 1903,her married name was Whitfield.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagecirca 1903Mary Hughes married James Whitfield circa 1903.
Deathbefore 1963Mary Hughes died before 1963.

Children of Mary Hughes and James Whitfield

James Whitfield

M, b. circa 1883, d. 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1883James Whitfield was born circa 1883 at England.
Marriagecirca 1903He married Mary Hughes circa 1903.
Marriage2 September 1918James Whitfield married Rosella M. Davis on 2 September 1918 at Jones, Iowa.
Death1943James Whitfield died in 1943.

Children of James Whitfield and Mary Hughes

James D. Whitfield

Father*James Whitfield b. c 1883, d. 1943
Mother*Mary Hughes d. b 1963
Life EventDateDescription
James D. Whitfield was the son of James Whitfield and Mary Hughes.

Rosella M. Davis

F, b. 1893, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 September 1918As of 2 September 1918,her married name was Whitfield.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1893Rosella M. Davis was born in 1893 at Iowa.
Marriage2 September 1918She married James Whitfield on 2 September 1918 at Jones, Iowa.
Death1978Rosella M. Davis died in 1978.

Myron Doyle


Larry Ernest Hale

M, b. 29 September 1946, d. 17 July 2018
Father*Ernest Hale
Mother*Irene Florence Richard b. 12 Jul 1924, d. 26 Feb 2018
Larry Ernest Hale 2018
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1946Larry Ernest Hale was born on 29 September 1946 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ernest Hale and Irene Florence Richard.
Death17 July 2018Larry Ernest Hale died on 17 July 2018 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 71 Larry E. Hale, age 71, of Cross Plains, died on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Veteran’s Administration Hospice Care facility in Madison. He was born Sept. 29, 1946, in Platteville, to Ernest and Irene (Richard) Hale. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. Larry was united in marriage to Judith J. Schroeder, on Dec. 30, 1990, in Madison.

Larry worked at Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. for 30 years as fleet manager, retiring in 1999. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Union Local No.695.

Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and best friend. He cared deeply for his family and was always there for family gatherings and supporting his grandchildren at their events. He was a teacher of life lessons and an amazing role model for anyone who spent time with him. Larry would do anything for anyone, and he could fix anything, big or small. He enjoyed working in his garage and loved the John Deere brand. You could frequently find Larry at a tractor pull and attending the weekend threshereen. He was also famous for “Grandpa Larry’s Legendary BBQ Chicken”, which he proudly made on his charcoal Weber grill. Larry was the glue that held his family together and he will be deeply missed by all.

Survivors include his wife, Judith; children, Brett (Shanna) Hale of Madison, Shane (Janine) Hale of Beaver Dam, five grandchildren, Ashley, Clara, Cash, Jagger, and Bennett Hale; siblings, Thellis (Jack) Winder of Palm City, Fla., Bonnie Hale of Madison, Judy (Craig) Wyman of Alliance, Neb., John (Jean) Hale of Oconomowoc; stepchildren, Janet (Ron) Schlafer of Sun Prairie and Danny Schroeder of Madison; four step-grandchildren, Carissa, Megan, Josh Schlafer, and Riley Schroeder; first wife and mother of his children, Nancy Hale of Madison; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at the MOUNT VERNON ZWINGLI UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, with the Rev. Brad Brookins officiating. Private burial with full military honors will be at South Beaver Dam Cemetery, on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10:50 a.m., on Saturday at Mount Vernon Zwingli United Church of Christ Church. The Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb, is serving the family. Memorials in lieu of flowers or plants.
Burialafter 17 July 2018He was buried after 17 July 2018 at Leipsig Cemetery (aka South Beaver Dam Cemetery), Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin.

Fred Nelson Brees

M, b. 3 July 1879, d. 2 April 1942
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFred Nelson Brees married Helen Barrows.
Birth3 July 1879Fred Nelson Brees was born on 3 July 1879 at Wyoming.
Death2 April 1942He died on 2 April 1942 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, at age 62.

Child of Fred Nelson Brees and Helen Barrows

Jerry K. McClain

M, b. 6 February 1960, d. 22 August 2012
Father*Duane Leroy McClain b. 17 Feb 1936, d. 23 Apr 2012
Mother*Anne Schmerbach b. c 1937
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 February 1960Jerry K. McClain was born on 6 February 1960 at Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of Duane Leroy McClain and Anne Schmerbach.
Death22 August 2012Jerry K. McClain died on 22 August 2012 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 52 Jerry K. McClain , of Dubuque, died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque, after a courageous 10-year battle with Buergers disease.

Services will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, with Pastor John Hulsizer officiating. Friends may call after 1 p.m. until time of services Sunday at the funeral home.

Jerry was born on Feb. 6, 1960, in Dubuque, son of Wayne and Ann (Schmerbach) McClain .

He worked for Webber Metal, Cascade, Iowa, until illness forced him to retire.

Jerry enjoyed golfing and being with his friends at Paul's Tap. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his mother, Ann; a brother, Ron (Chris) McClain ; a sister, Lori (Dennis) Weig, all of Dubuque, and a sister, Carol (Larry) Foht, of Benton, Wis; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne, on April 23, 2012; his sister, Kathy Miersen, on April 3, 2007; his brother-in-law, Brian Miersen, on March 15, 2007; his grandparents and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, a Jerry McClain Memorial Fund has been established.

Kathy McClain

F, b. 1 January 1967, d. 3 April 2007
Father*Duane Leroy McClain b. 17 Feb 1936, d. 23 Apr 2012
Mother*Anne Schmerbach b. c 1937
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 May 1991As of 11 May 1991,her married name was Miersen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 January 1967Kathy McClain was born on 1 January 1967 at Dubuque, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Duane Leroy McClain and Anne Schmerbach.
Marriage11 May 1991Kathy McClain married Brian James Miersen on 11 May 1991.
Death3 April 2007Kathy McClain died on 3 April 2007 at age 40 Kathy Ann Miersen, 40, of 6676 32nd Ave., Shellsburg, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007 in her home following a sudden illness. Memorial Services 1 P.M. Thursday, April 5, at First Lutheran Church. The Rev. Dr. Kay Slocum will officiate. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to the Cremation Society of Eastern Central Western Iowa. Survivors include daughter Angie Miersen, Shane Brekke and baby Brekke of Cedar Rapids; a son Matthew James Miersen and Jessica French of Shellsburg; her parents Wayne and Ann McClain of Dubuque; brothers Ron (Chris) McClain, and Jerry McClain both of Dubuque; sisters Lori (Dennis) Weig of Dubuque, and Carol (Larry) Foht of Benton, WI; mother and father in law Ken Sr. and Barbara Harford of Marion; as well as many nieces and nephews. Kathy was preceded in death by her beloved husband Brian James Miersen, her grandparents, 2 aunts, one uncle, and one cousin. Kathy Ann Miersen was born January 1, 1967 in Dubuque, the beloved daughter of Wayne and Ann (Schmerbach) McClain. She was united in marriage to Brian James Miersen on May 11, 1991 in Marion. Brian preceded her in death on March 15, 2007. She was a manager for the last 5 years at Timber Ridge Mobile Home Park. Kathy had great joy spending time with her family. Kathy was a loving mother and devoted wife, and will be missed forever. A memorial fund has been established.

Brian James Miersen

M, d. 15 March 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage11 May 1991Brian James Miersen married Kathy McClain, daughter of Duane Leroy McClain and Anne Schmerbach, on 11 May 1991.
Death15 March 2007Brian James Miersen died on 15 March 2007.

Joseph H. McClain

M, b. 17 November 1972, d. 22 May 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph H. McClain was also known as Joe.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 November 1972Joseph H. McClain was born on 17 November 1972 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death22 May 1996He died on 22 May 1996 at age 23 ANDREW, Iowa - Services for Joseph H. "Joe" McClain , 23, 106 N. Main St., Andrew, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church, Andrew.

Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., Dubuque, where there will be a parish wake service at 4 p.m.

Joe was self-employed as a subcontractor for Steve Schnee Construction.

He was born on Nov. 17, 1972, in Dubuque, son of Dennis B. and Ann S. (Hess) McClain . He died at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 1996, as the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident near Welton on U.S. 61.

He attended Iowa State University at Ames and was a 1994 graduate of Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids. He was very active and involved in band, basketball, track and cross country events in school and was a member of the Thespian Club. He loved hunting and being outdoors. He especially enjoyed working on restoring his 1968 GTO. He was an amateur photographer of outdoor and wildlife scenes. Joe touched the hearts of so many people.

Surviving are his parents, Dennis B. and Ann S. (Hess) McClain , of Andrew; two brothers, Dennis B. McClain II, of Clarinda, and Jason L. McClain , of Andrew; his grandmother, Betty McClain , of Dubuque; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Rosemary Heileman

F, b. circa 1926
Father*Albert J. Heileman b. c 1890, d. b 1940
Mother*Louise Margaret Reding b. 10 May 1892, d. 10 Apr 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosemary Heileman was also known as Rose Mary.
Married NameHer married name was Uthe.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRosemary Heileman married Charles J. Uthe, son of Karl Joseph Uthe and Mary Helen Langen.
Birthcirca 1926Rosemary Heileman was born circa 1926 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert J. Heileman and Louise Margaret Reding.

Eloyse (?)

Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Runde.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEloyse (?) married Richard Runde.

Donna Haberkorn

F, d. 25 October 2014
Father*Wiliam Haberkorn d. b 2005
Mother*Violet (?) d. a 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDonna Haberkorn was also known as Madonna M.
Married Name31 October 1961As of 31 October 1961,her married name was Kieler.
Life EventDateDescription
Donna Haberkorn was the daughter of Wiliam Haberkorn and Violet (?).
Marriage31 October 1961Donna Haberkorn married Oliver Kieler Jr., son of Oliver Edward Kieler and Harriet B. Droessler, on 31 October 1961.
Death25 October 2014Donna Haberkorn died on 25 October 2014 Madonna M. "Donna" Kieler , 71 of Dubuque and formerly of Kieler , WI passed away at 3:30 PM, Saturday, October 25, 2014 surrounded by her family at Luther Manor, Dubuque.

There will be no public visitation or services. Burial will be held at a later date. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

She is survived by her husband, Babe who resides at Luther Manor, Dubuque, her two children, Brian Kieler and Vicky (Karl) Ballagh both of Kieler , WI, seven grandchildren, a sister, Arlene (Patrick) Dunn of Des Moines, IA and formerly of Dubuque, two brothers, Richard "Dick" (Donna) Haberkorn of Dubuque, Albert Haberkorn of FL and formerly Potosi, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Cary Kieler .

Child of Donna Haberkorn and Oliver Kieler Jr.

Cary Lee Kieler

M, b. 27 July 1962, d. 11 May 2005
Father*Oliver Kieler Jr. b. 9 Aug 1939, d. 31 Dec 2016
Mother*Donna Haberkorn d. 25 Oct 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 July 1962Cary Lee Kieler was born on 27 July 1962 at Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of Oliver Kieler Jr. and Donna Haberkorn.
Death11 May 2005Cary Lee Kieler died on 11 May 2005 at age 42 KIELER , Wis. - Cary Lee Kieler , 42, of Kieler , died Wednesday, May 11, 2005.

Memorial services will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home, Cuba City, with the Rev. Robb McClintock officiating. Friends may call after 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Kieler worked as a journeyman for Hawkeye International in Dubuque. He also drove a feed truck for Kieler Feed and Seed. Cary was very skilled in many trades.

He was born on July 27, 1962, at the former Xavier Hospital, Dubuque, son of Oliver "Babe" and MaDonna (Haberkorn) Kieler . He graduated from Southwestern High School in 1980.

He married Victoria Hamil on Nov. 5, 1988, in a small ceremony at their home.

He had a great love of hunting, fishing, morel hunting and boating. He also loved the Packers and NASCAR.

He was loved and adored by his wife, three children, family and many, many friends.

Surviving are his best friend and wife, Victoria Kieler , of Kieler ; two daughters, Kailey K. (fiance, Adam Blackburn) Kieler , of Dickeyville, and Lacie Jo Kieler , at home; a son, Tanner J. Kieler , at home; his parents, Oliver "Babe" and Donna Kieler , of Hazel Green; a sister, Vicky (Karl) Ballagh, of Hazel Green; a brother, Brian Kieler , of Hazel Green; his grandmother, Violet Haberkorn, of Dubuque; eight nieces and nephews; and an unborn grandchild. He also is survived by the other love of his life, his dog, Tracker.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ollie and Harriet Kieler ; his maternal grandfather, Wiliam Haberkorn; a cousin, Keith Kieler ; an uncle, Hank Kieler ; and an aunt, Nila Ann Furlong.

Nila Ann Kieler

F, d. before 2016
Father*Oliver Edward Kieler b. 27 Mar 1906, d. 1 Mar 1994
Mother*Harriet B. Droessler b. 11 Jan 1915, d. 20 Feb 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Furlong.
Life EventDateDescription
Nila Ann Kieler was the daughter of Oliver Edward Kieler and Harriet B. Droessler.
MarriageNila Ann Kieler married Frank Furlong.
Deathbefore 2016Nila Ann Kieler died before 2016.