James Reinesto

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Fiore Gubert

M

Joan Leyh

F, b. 22 September 1934, d. 30 March 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 September 1956As of 18 September 1956,her married name was Fure.
  • Joan Leyh was born on 22 September 1934 at Wisconsin.
  • She married Francis Kenneth Fure, son of William I. Fure and Mary Ellen Linden, on 18 September 1956.
  • Joan Leyh died on 30 March 2015 at age 80 Joan Fure, 80, of Platteville died on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Manor Care Health Services, Platteville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Fr. Faustino Ruiz will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday, at the church. Memorials may be made to the Joan Fure Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.

    Joan was born to John and Lucienne (Pichon) Leyh on September 22, 1934 in Medford, Wisconsin. She graduated from Platteville High School in 1952. She married Francis (Kenny) Fure on September 18, 1956.

    Joan was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her biggest delight was spending time with her family, including her twin sister, Joyce. She loved watching the Packers, especially Brett Favre and attended a game at the new Lambeau Field Stadium. She also loved quilting, Amish crafts, lilacs, hearing the birds sing and going to garage sales to hunt for bargains. She spent several years caring for Kenny before he was admitted to the nursing home.

    She is survived by her husband of 58 years F. Kenneth Fure; and sister, Joyce Novinski; brother-in-law, Paul (Donna) Fure; sister-in-law, Florence Hoadley, both of Platteville; and sister-in-law, Ida Mae Fure of Cassville. She is also survived by 5 children: Linda (William) Koepcke of Verona, Wisconsin; Larry (Diane) Fure of Belmont, Wisconsin; Karen (Joseph) Hammes of Waukesha, Wisconsin; Stan Fure of Madison, Wisconsin; and Chris Fure (Nate Williams) of Fridley, Minnesota. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Mike Fure, Matt Fure, Aimee (Jamin) Arn, Ryan Murray, Alyssa and Jenna Hammes, and one step-granddaughter Christina (Jeff) Liepins; and 9 great-grandchildren: Simon, Christian, Joshua, Collin, Jacob, Kaitlyn, Autumn, Hunter and Jake and many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Gloria Warchol; and brother-in-law, Gene Warchol; 2 infant sons, Wayne and Kevin; granddaughter, Kayla Hammes; brothers-in-law, Clarence Fure, Norbert Reuter, Gordon Hoadley; and sister-in-law, Mary Reuter.

Dennis J. Ruhland

M, b. 23 November 1955, d. 20 April 2017
Father*Sylvester Joseph Ruhland b. 23 Apr 1918, d. 26 Nov 1993
Mother*Rose M. Wankerl b. 30 Oct 1927, d. 12 Feb 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDennis J. Ruhland was also known as Abe.
  • Dennis J. Ruhland was born on 23 November 1955.
  • He was the son of Sylvester Joseph Ruhland and Rose M. Wankerl.
  • Dennis J. Ruhland died on 20 April 2017 at age 61 Dennis J. “Abe” Ruhland age 61 of Plain passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was born on November 23, 1955 in Plain, WI the son of Sylvester and Rose (Wankerl) Ruhland. He was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church and enjoyed trapping, hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, ginseng hunting and shared his harvests with many. He is survived by his siblings, Stan (JoAnne) of Kernersville, NC, Norman of Plain, Janet (Lane) Moore of Anderson, SC, Jeffrey (Brenda) of Prairie du Sac, Ronald (Brenda) of Oregon, WI, Elizabeth Ruhland and Rick Webb of Arena, Marie (John) Johnson of Hillpoint, aunts and uncles; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Paula Green, a brother Tom Ruhland, a niece, Angela Ruhland and nephew, Jerimiah Johnson. A Mass in memory of Dennis will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. John Silva will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of Mass.

Paula Ruhland

F, d. before 2017
Father*Sylvester Joseph Ruhland b. 23 Apr 1918, d. 26 Nov 1993
Mother*Rose M. Wankerl b. 30 Oct 1927, d. 12 Feb 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Green.

(?) Green

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Tom Ruhland

M, d. before 2017
Father*Sylvester Joseph Ruhland b. 23 Apr 1918, d. 26 Nov 1993
Mother*Rose M. Wankerl b. 30 Oct 1927, d. 12 Feb 2017

Dennis DeBlauw

M, b. 5 April 1933, d. 6 February 2017
Father*Martin Nicholas DeBlauw b. 3 Nov 1903, d. 28 Jul 1997
Mother*Dorothy Aus dem Mohr b. 28 May 1910, d. 24 Dec 2000
  • Dennis DeBlauw was born on 5 April 1933.
  • He was the son of Martin Nicholas DeBlauw and Dorothy Aus dem Mohr.
  • Dennis DeBlauw died on 6 February 2017 at South Dakota at age 83 Dennis G. DeBlauw, age 83 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Monday, February 06, 2017 at Avera Majestic Bluffs in Yankton, SD.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial will be at the Hartington City Cemetery with military rites by the Hartington VFW Post #5283. Visitation will be on Thursday, at church, from 5-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, at church one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

    Pallbearers will be Daniel Goodwin, Brandon Rosberg, John DeBlauw, Jordan DeBlauw, Mike Goodwin, and Tory Opfer.

    Dennis was born on April 5, 1933 to Martin and Dorthy (Ausdemore) DeBlauw and grew up south of Crofton. He went to rural school until 8th grade. He then attended Liberty High where he graduated in 1951. After high school Dennis farmed with his father until he was drafted in 1953. He served 2 years in the Army. He married Margaret Gray on October 11, 1958 in Constance NE. After their marriage they lived near Dennis' parents. In 1960 they moved to a farm place south of Fordyce until 1977 when they moved to Hartington where they lived until Dennis went to the Avera Majestic Bluffs in August of 2014.

    Dennis farmed with his father and was a Sheep Shearer until they moved to Hartington. When Dennis & Margaret moved to Hartington he owned and operated a well drilling business, DeBlauw Service and Sales. In 1982 they sold out of the well drilling business and Dennis went to work for Terra Western which later became Precision Agronomy. He continued to work for Precision Agronomy until he retired. During retirement he still worked part-time for area farmers helping with various projects as well as assisting during planting and harvest times.

    Dennis was active in the Constance parish, a 4H club leader and in the 1960s because of his oldest daughter Vera's special needs he became very involved in getting special need programs in the area, including involvement in the Region IV program, Honey Sunday and Goldenrod Hills programs.

    Dennis liked spending time with and helping out his kids and grandkids and had a passion for reading and learning about many things and liked to share his knowledge with others. He especially loved to visit with people and enjoyed telling stories.

    He is survived by his wife Margaret; 7 children & Spouses: Alan Julie DeBlauw of Hartington (sons: John, Jordan), Vera DeBlauw of Norfolk; Julie & Doug Kristensen of Wausa (Julie's children: Brandon Rosberg & Brittany Rosberg), Gina & Mike Goodwin of Buffalo, MO (son Daniel & wife Rebbeca), Paul DeBlauw & Amy Nicke of Bow Valley (children: Brittany, Brandy, Tucker & Tyler), Jason & Ashley DeBlauw of Gayville, SD; (children: Keanna & Carson), Koni &Tory Opfer of Hartington (daughters: Jessica & Jaden); two sisters: Alice (Joe) Noonan of Columbus, NE; Mary Ellen Cayler of Crofton; sister- in-law Nancy DeBlauw of Crofton and many nieces and nephews.

    Dennis was preceded in death by his parents Martin & Dorthy DeBlauw; brother Roger DeBlauw; sister Doris Ann Jones and a niece Barbara Jean.

Marcella E. Schmitt

F, b. 13 December 1923, d. 17 January 2017
Father*Balthasar Schmitt
Mother*Bernadina Schroeder
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 January 1944As of 4 January 1944,her married name was Kathol.
  • Marcella E. Schmitt was born on 13 December 1923.
  • She was the daughter of Balthasar Schmitt and Bernadina Schroeder.
  • Marcella E. Schmitt married Andrew Joseph Kathol, son of John Andrew Kathol and Wilhelmina Pinkelman, on 4 January 1944.
  • Marcella E. Schmitt died on 17 January 2017 at age 93 Marcella E. Kathol age 93 of Crofton, Nebraska died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in Bloomfield, NE.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Crofton with the Rev. Tim Podraza officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton from 4-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, at church, one hour prior to services.

    Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Kevin Hynes, Dan McFarland, Collin Hynes, Travis McFarland, Jon McFarland, Brian Hynes, Phillip Pinkelman, Shane McFarland, Adam Talbott, Kenton Kathol, and Ben Kathol. Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters: Michelle Hynes, Karen Pinkelman, Christine Eisenhauer, Kim Renken, Shannon Reiser, Kate Jones and Anne Wuebben.

    Marcella Elizabeth Kathol was born on December 13, 1923 in Menominee, Nebraska to Balthasar and Bernadina (Schroeder) Schmitt. She grew up in the Menominee area and attended school there where she had to board in the winter months with the nuns and later with Grandpa and Grandma Schmitt. Marcella attended one year of High School at Mount Marty H.S. in Yankton. Prior to her marriage Marcella worked as a hired helper for mothers with newborn babies. She married Andrew Joseph Kathol on January 4, 1944 in Menominee, NE. She and Andrew farmed in the Bow Valley, Hartington, and Pleasant Valley areas until moving to Crofton in December 1971. In 1966 she started housecleaning and was also a cook at Bogners Steakhouse. Marcella was the first cook at the Crofton Senior Center and worked there for 11 1/2 years until 1988. Marcella was the Crofton librarian for three years until 1991.

    Marcella was a member of St. Rose of Lima and its Altar Society, member of the choir, an EME and Christian Mothers. She loved visiting with friends, playing cards, gardening, canning, and geneology.

    She is survived by her six children and spouses, Marlene and Michael Hynes of Crofton, NE, Marietta McFarland of Crofton, NE, Larry & Diane Kathol of Lincoln, NE, Janet & Michael Pinkelman of Verdigre, NE, Bruce & Luann Kathol of Flippin, AR, Audrey & Bill Cover of Lexington, NE; 18 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 5 step-great grandchildren; special friend Erwin Mackenprang of Bloomfield, NE; three sisters Kathryn Kathol of Coleridge, NE, Mary Pike of LaVerne, MN, Coletta & Clarence Stratman of Springfield, SD; brother Emery & Marcy Schmitt of South Yankton, NE.

    Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Andrew on May, 26, 1979 at the age of 62; son-in-law Eldon McFarland; sister Annella Schulte, infant sister Agnes; brothers Julius & Ralph Schmitt; brothers-in-law Harold Kathol, Duane Pike, Earl Schulte; sisters-in-law Dolores & Beverly Schmitt.

Balthasar Schmitt

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Child of Balthasar Schmitt and Bernadina Schroeder

Bernadina Schroeder

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmitt.

Child of Bernadina Schroeder and Balthasar Schmitt

Rasmus Olsen Eide

M, b. 2 February 1825, d. 19 January 1870
  • Rasmus Olsen Eide was born on 2 February 1825.
  • He married Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem on 27 June 1852.
  • Rasmus Olsen Eide died on 19 January 1870 at age 44.

Children of Rasmus Olsen Eide and Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem

Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem

F, b. 1 September 1826, d. 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 June 1852As of 27 June 1852,her married name was Eide.
  • Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem was born on 1 September 1826.
  • She married Rasmus Olsen Eide on 27 June 1852.
  • Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem died in 1900.

Children of Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem and Rasmus Olsen Eide

Martines Knutson Melheim

M, b. 5 December 1889, d. 16 May 1926

Marius Frøholm

M, b. 1897

Rasmus Frøholm

M, b. 26 September 1894, d. 8 November 1983

Johanne Sameline Eide

F, b. 3 April 1858, d. 16 November 1863
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Salomon Rasmusson Eide

M, b. 31 January 1860
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Christian Rasmusson Eide

M, b. 31 August 1861
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Johan Rasmusson Eide

M, b. 26 May 1864, d. 20 December 1864
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Bernt Rasmusson Eide

M, b. 5 July 1867
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Kristiane Oline R. Eide

F, b. 6 December 1869
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Johanne Samueline R. Eide

F, b. 29 September 1865
Father*Rasmus Olsen Eide b. 2 Feb 1825, d. 19 Jan 1870
Mother*Brithe Salomonsdatter Auglem b. 1 Sep 1826, d. 1900

Children of Johanne Samueline R. Eide and Anders Rasmusson H. Eide

Anders Rasmusson H. Eide

M, b. circa 1868

Children of Anders Rasmusson H. Eide and Johanne Samueline R. Eide

Synneve A. Eide

F, b. 9 February 1901
Father*Anders Rasmusson H. Eide b. c 1868
Mother*Johanne Samueline R. Eide b. 29 Sep 1865
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Melheim.

Kolbein Melheim

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Rasmus A. Eide

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Father*Anders Rasmusson H. Eide b. c 1868
Mother*Johanne Samueline R. Eide b. 29 Sep 1865

Ragnar A. Eide

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Father*Anders Rasmusson H. Eide b. c 1868
Mother*Johanne Samueline R. Eide b. 29 Sep 1865

Anna Seiger

F, b. circa 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nilsen.
Married NameHer married name was Nielsen.
  • Anna Seiger married Christ Nielsen.
  • Anna Seiger was born circa 1889 at Minnesota.

Child of Anna Seiger and Christ Nielsen

Christ Nielsen

M, b. circa 1887
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChrist Nielsen was also known as Nilsen.
Name VariationChrist Nielsen was also known as Neilsen.
  • Christ Nielsen married Anna Seiger.
  • Christ Nielsen was born circa 1887 at Denmark.

Child of Christ Nielsen and Anna Seiger