Genevieve Dorothy Lorenz

F, b. 11 January 1916, d. 26 July 1997
Father*William Robert Lorenz b. 26 Oct 1882, d. 16 Feb 1966
Mother*Leta Frohreich b. 24 Jun 1887, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1940As of before 1940,her married name was Reitano.
  • Genevieve Dorothy Lorenz was born on 11 January 1916 at Denver, Colorado.
  • She was the daughter of William Robert Lorenz and Leta Frohreich.
  • Genevieve Dorothy Lorenz married Thomas Anthony Reitano before 1940.
  • Genevieve Dorothy Lorenz died on 26 July 1997 at Santa Clara, California, at age 81.
Census DateLocation
1930Albion, Bon Homme, South DakotaGenevieve Dorothy Lorenz was listed as a daughter in Leta Frohreich's household on the 1930 Census at Albion, Bon Homme, South Dakota.1
1940San Jose, Santa Clara, CaliforniaGenevieve Dorothy Lorenz was listed as wife in Thomas Anthony Reitano's household on the 1940 Census at San Jose, Santa Clara, California.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Albion, Bon Homme, South Dakota; Roll: 2217; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0001; FHL microfilm: 2341951.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: San Jose, Santa Clara, California; Roll: T627_340; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 43-123.

Thomas Anthony Reitano

M, b. 27 January 1912, d. 3 January 1999
Census DateLocation
1940San Jose, Santa Clara, CaliforniaThomas Anthony Reitano was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at San Jose, Santa Clara, California.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: San Jose, Santa Clara, California; Roll: T627_340; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 43-123.

Mary (?)

F, b. August 1832, d. after 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1860As of 1860,her married name was Misel.
Married Name1860As of 1860,her married name was Meissel.
Married Name1860As of 1860,her married name was Missal.
  • Mary (?) was born in August 1832 at Germany or France.
  • She married Jacob Meissel in 1860.
  • Mary (?) died after 1910.
Census DateLocation
8 July 1860Orangeville, Wyoming, New YorkMary (?) was listed in Jacob Meissel's household on the 1860 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; living next door to son-in-law, Henry Mader.1
1870Orangeville, Wyoming, New YorkMary (?) was listed in Jacob Meissel's household on the 1870 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; surname listed as Mizel.2
1900Creede, Mineral, ColoradoMary (?) was listed as mother in George Henry Meissel's household on the 1900 Census at Creede, Mineral, Colorado.3
1910Franktown, Douglas, ColoradoMary (?) was listed as mother in George Henry Meissel's household on the 1910 Census at Franktown, Douglas, Colorado.4
     Mary (?) immigrated in 1860. She had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary (?) and Jacob Meissel

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 31. Dwelling 238.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; Roll: M593_1119; Page: 239B; Image: 56568; Family History Library Film: 552618.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Creede, Mineral, Colorado; Roll: 127; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0076; FHL microfilm: 1240127.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franktown, Douglas, Colorado; Roll: T624_114; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 1374127.

George Henry Meissel

M, b. 8 March 1861, d. 21 March 1941
Father*Jacob Meissel b. c 1807, d. 18 Jun 1885
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1832, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Henry Meissel was also known as Misel.
  • George Henry Meissel was born on 8 March 1861 at New York also reported as Mar 1862.
  • He was the son of Jacob Meissel and Mary (?).
  • As of 1900, George Henry Meissel was never married.
  • He married Rosa Lavada Albright, daughter of George Albright and Susan Myers, circa 1915 at 1st marriage for both.
  • George Henry Meissel died on 21 March 1941 at Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, at age 80 Death certificate of George Henry Meissel.
    Death certificate of George Henry Meissel 21 Mar 1941 Fredericktown, Madison, MO
  • He was buried on 23 March 1941 at Christian Cemetery, Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri.
Census DateLocation
1870Orangeville, Wyoming, New YorkGeorge Henry Meissel was listed in Jacob Meissel's household on the 1870 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; surname listed as Mizel.1
1900Creede, Mineral, ColoradoGeorge Henry Meissel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Creede, Mineral, Colorado.2
1910Franktown, Douglas, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Franktown, Douglas, Colorado.3
1930Union, Bollinger, MissouriHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Union, Bollinger, Missouri.4
1940Fredericktown, Madison, MissouriHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri.5

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; Roll: M593_1119; Page: 239B; Image: 56568; Family History Library Film: 552618.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Creede, Mineral, Colorado; Roll: 127; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0076; FHL microfilm: 1240127.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franktown, Douglas, Colorado; Roll: T624_114; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 1374127.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Union, Bollinger, Missouri; Roll: 1176; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0011; Image: 959.0; FHL microfilm: 2340911.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri; Roll: T627_2127; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 62-10.

Sarah E. Misel

F, b. circa 1867, d. before 1910
Father*Jacob Meissel b. c 1807, d. 18 Jun 1885
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1832, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1887As of before 1887,her married name was Young.
  • Sarah E. Misel was born circa 1867 at New York.
  • She was the daughter of Jacob Meissel and Mary (?).
  • Sarah E. Misel married (?) Young before 1887.
  • Sarah E. Misel died before 1910.
Census DateLocation
1870Orangeville, Wyoming, New YorkSarah E. Misel was listed in Jacob Meissel's household on the 1870 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; surname listed as Mizel.1

Child of Sarah E. Misel and (?) Young

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; Roll: M593_1119; Page: 239B; Image: 56568; Family History Library Film: 552618.

Christiane Breitenbucher

F, b. 15 February 1812, d. before 1860
Father*Johann Martin Breitenbucher b. 17 Nov 1767, d. 24 Oct 1825
Mother*Eve Weimer b. 1762
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristiane Breitenbucher was also known as Christiana.
Married Namebefore 1836As of before 1836,her married name was Misel.
  • Christiane Breitenbucher was born on 15 February 1812 at Birlenbach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Martin Breitenbucher and Eve Weimer.
  • Christiane Breitenbucher married Jacob Meissel before 1836.
  • Christiane Breitenbucher died before 1860 at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York.
     Christiane Breitenbucher immigrated with Jacob Meissel on 15 March 1852; Place of Origin:     Germany
Port of Departure:     London, England
Destination:     United States of America
Port of Arrival:     New York, New York
Ship Name:     Sir Robert Peel.

Children of Christiane Breitenbucher and Jacob Meissel

Magdalena Misel

F, b. circa 1841
Father*Jacob Meissel b. c 1807, d. 18 Jun 1885
Mother*Christiane Breitenbucher b. 15 Feb 1812, d. b 1860
     Magdalena Misel immigrated with Jacob Meissel on 15 March 1852; Place of Origin:     Germany
Port of Departure:     London, England
Destination:     United States of America
Port of Arrival:     New York, New York
Ship Name:     Sir Robert Peel.

(?) Young

M

Child of (?) Young and Sarah E. Misel

George Young

M, b. June 1887
Father*(?) Young
Mother*Sarah E. Misel b. c 1867, d. b 1910
Census DateLocation
1900Creede, Mineral, ColoradoGeorge Young was listed as a nephew in George Henry Meissel's household on the 1900 Census at Creede, Mineral, Colorado.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Creede, Mineral, Colorado; Roll: 127; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0076; FHL microfilm: 1240127.

Rosa Lavada Albright

F, b. 26 April 1883, d. 9 April 1962
Father*George Albright
Mother*Susan Myers
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosa Lavada Albright was also known as Rosie.
Married Namecirca 1915As of circa 1915,her married name was Meissel.
  • Rosa Lavada Albright was born on 26 April 1883 at Patton, Bollinger, Missouri.
  • She was the daughter of George Albright and Susan Myers.
  • Rosa Lavada Albright married George Henry Meissel, son of Jacob Meissel and Mary (?), circa 1915 at 1st marriage for both.
  • Rosa Lavada Albright died on 9 April 1962 at St. Louis, Missouri, at age 78 Death certificate of Rosa (Albright) Meissel.
    Death certificate of Rosa (Albright) Meissel 09 Apr 1962 St Louis, MO
  • She was buried after 9 April 1962 at Christian Church Cemetery, Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri.
Census DateLocation
1930Union, Bollinger, MissouriRosa Lavada Albright was listed as wife in George Henry Meissel's household on the 1930 Census at Union, Bollinger, Missouri.1
1940Fredericktown, Madison, MissouriRosa Lavada Albright was listed as wife in George Henry Meissel's household on the 1940 Census at Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Union, Bollinger, Missouri; Roll: 1176; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0011; Image: 959.0; FHL microfilm: 2340911.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri; Roll: T627_2127; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 62-10.

Joe Navratil

M

Bob Washburn

M

Franklin R. Wagner

M, b. 1 July 1896, d. December 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFranklin R. Wagner was also known as Wagoner.
  • Franklin R. Wagner married Clara E. Harris.
  • Franklin R. Wagner was born on 1 July 1896 at Washington.
  • He died in December 1970 at age 74.

Children of Franklin R. Wagner and Clara E. Harris

Clara E. Harris

F, b. 1902, d. 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClara E. Harris was also known as Claretta.
Married NameHer married name was Wagoner.
Married NameHer married name was Wagner.
  • Clara E. Harris married Franklin R. Wagner.
  • Clara E. Harris was born in 1902 at Washington.
  • She died in 1962.

Children of Clara E. Harris and Franklin R. Wagner

Wilhelmine Albertine Friedrike Frohreich

F, b. 21 November 1846
Father*Wilhelm Friedrich Frohreich b. 11 Oct 1822, d. 11 Oct 1907
Mother*Wilhelmina Louise Catharina Weinreich b. c 17 Mar 1825, d. 18 Apr 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmine Albertine Friedrike Frohreich was also known as Frohriep.
  • Wilhelmine Albertine Friedrike Frohreich was born on 21 November 1846 at Dorphagen, Pomerania, Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Friedrich Frohreich and Wilhelmina Louise Catharina Weinreich.
  • Wilhelmine Albertine Friedrike Frohreich was baptized on 29 November 1846 at Dorphagen, Pomerania, Germany, surname listed as Frohreip.
    Hanne Wilhelmine Albertine Frohreich baptism - Pomerania, Germany, Parish Register - Dorphagen 22 May 1859

(?) Sayles

M

(?) Lathrop

M

Marvin Ludwig

M

James Reinesto

M

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.

Sharron Ruhland

F, b. 16 May 1957, d. 11 December 2017
Father*Francis A. Ruhland b. 26 Oct 1926, d. 8 Apr 2002
Mother*Rita M. Haas b. 29 Mar 1930, d. 1 Jul 2017
  • Sharron Ruhland was born on 16 May 1957 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Francis A. Ruhland and Rita M. Haas.
  • Sharron Ruhland died on 11 December 2017 at age 60 Sharron K. Ruhland, age 60 of Tucson, Arizona, formerly from Plain died unexpectedly on Monday December 11, 2017. She was born May 16, 1957 in Sauk County, the daughter of Francis A. and Rita M. (Haas) Ruhland. Sharron enjoyed crafts, collecting mice and many other items, traveling, and had a love for the ocean and anything to do with the ocean (even though she lived in the desert for over 30 years)
    Survivors include: 3 sisters; Jacqueline Ruhland of Phoenix, AZ, Pam Severson of Plain, and Sheila (Harry) Pulvermacher of Lone Rock; 2 brothers, Darrel Ruhland of Reidsville, NC, and Duane (Rhonda) Ruhland of Sun Prairie; 7 nieces and nephews; Jennifer & Christina Severson, Richard and Hunter Pulvermacher, Michael Ruhland, Oscar Valdez, and Peyton Ruhland. 3 uncles: Ralph Haas (Maxine) of Spring Green, Kenneth (Gerry) Haas of Cedar Rapids, IA, Dick Haas of Rochester, MN; an aunt: Elsie Haas of Plain;
    many cousins, relatives, friends and her extended family in Tucson Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents Francis A. and Rita Ruhland and her beloved cat Cookie. A memorial and burial will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic church at a later date.

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

M

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

M

Child of Balthasar Schmitt and Bernadina Schroeder

Bernadina Schroeder

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmitt.

Child of Bernadina Schroeder and Balthasar Schmitt