Arthur Leidinger

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage2 June 1925Arthur Leidinger married Mercia Elizabeth Liddle, daughter of Floyd Emerson Liddle and Angeline Elizabeth Schumacher, on 2 June 1925 at East Dubuque, Illinois.

Leo Christopher Montag

M, b. 19 August 1919, d. 7 April 1999
Father*Adam Joseph Montag b. 18 Nov 1887, d. Apr 1966
Mother*Alice Frances White b. 1 Jul 1888, d. 11 Apr 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeo Christopher Montag was also known as L. C.
Name VariationLeo Christopher Montag was also known as Chris.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 August 1919Leo Christopher Montag was born on 19 August 1919 at East Dubuque, Illinois.
He was the son of Adam Joseph Montag and Alice Frances White.
Marriage10 May 1941Leo Christopher Montag married Ruth G. Liddle, daughter of Floyd Emerson Liddle and Angeline Elizabeth Schumacher, on 10 May 1941 at East Dubuque, Illinois, Ruth Liddle and Leo Montag marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 16, 1941 - Ruth Liddle and Leo Montag marriage announcement
Death7 April 1999Leo Christopher Montag died on 7 April 1999 at age 79.

Children of Leo Christopher Montag and Ruth G. Liddle

Michael Lee Montag

M, b. 31 March 1944, d. 9 March 1946
Father*Leo Christopher Montag b. 19 Aug 1919, d. 7 Apr 1999
Mother*Ruth G. Liddle b. 1920, d. 7 Mar 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 March 1944Michael Lee Montag was born on 31 March 1944 at Dubuque, Illinois.
He was the son of Leo Christopher Montag and Ruth G. Liddle.
Death9 March 1946Michael Lee Montag died on 9 March 1946 at Finley, Illinois, at age 1 Michael Lee Montag obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 10, 1946 - Michael Lee Montag obituary

Sandra Susan Montag

F, b. 29 November 1941, d. 1 November 2017
Father*Leo Christopher Montag b. 19 Aug 1919, d. 7 Apr 1999
Mother*Ruth G. Liddle b. 1920, d. 7 Mar 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSandra Susan Montag was also known as Sandy.
Married Name28 April 1962As of 28 April 1962,her married name was Tigges.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 November 1941Sandra Susan Montag was born on 29 November 1941 at East Dubuque, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Leo Christopher Montag and Ruth G. Liddle.
Death1 November 2017Sandra Susan Montag died on 1 November 2017 at age 75 Sandra "Sandy" S. (Montag) Tigges, 75, of Asbury, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center.

Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am, Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Church of the Resurrection. Family will greet friends 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Friday, November 3, 2017 at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery.

Sandy was born November 29, 1941 in East Dubuque, IL the daughter of Leo "Chris" and Ruth (Liddle) Montag. She married Florian Tigges, Jr. on April 28, 1962 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in East Dubuque.

Sandy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She was a member of Church of the Resurrection, TOPS, volunteered at the Arboretum, enjoyed knitting, reading, cross-stitch, gardening, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.

Those left behind include her husband, Florian; children, Amy (Doug) Wagner of Asbury, Rob (Teresa) Tigges of Key West , Molly (Tom) Coyle of Sherrill, Jenny (Dave) Schrobilgen of Dubuque, Steve (Paula) Tigges of Marshfield, WI, and Susan (Steve) Swift of Monticello , and; 19 grandchildren, Doug, Tyler, Drew, Quinn Wagner, Nick, Tom, Trisha, Scott Tigges, Maggie, Carlee, Jolee, Arriana Coyle, Matt, Ben Schrobilgen, Lorna, Lainey, Will, Chris, Anabell Swift; one great-grandson, Henry; siblings, Kay (Mike) O'Toole, Kris Ann (Kevin) Strehlow, Tony (Collen) Montag, and Rick (Kristi) Montag; her in-laws, Barb (Chuck) Pruter, Bob (Pat) Tigges, Sharon Johannes, Jackie Tigges, Suzanne (Jim) Heinle, and Mary Montag.

Thomas John Montag

M, b. 28 February 1946, d. 7 January 2014
Father*Leo Christopher Montag b. 19 Aug 1919, d. 7 Apr 1999
Mother*Ruth G. Liddle b. 1920, d. 7 Mar 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationThomas John Montag was also known as Tom.
Name VariationThomas John Montag was also known as Thomas W.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 February 1946Thomas John Montag was born on 28 February 1946 at Dubuque, Iowa.
He was the son of Leo Christopher Montag and Ruth G. Liddle.
Death7 January 2014Thomas John Montag died on 7 January 2014 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 67 Thomas J. "Tom" Montag, Sr, 67, of Epworth, IA, formerly of East Dubuque, IL, passed away at 3:08 P/M, Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA, from complications of open heart surgery.

Friends may call from 1 P/M to 5 P/M, Sunday, January 12th, at the Miller Funeral Home, East Dubuque, where a Memorial Service will be held at 4 P/M, with Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Military honors will be accorded by members of the Dubuque Marine Corps League.

Tom was born to Leo "Chris" Montag and Ruth Liddle on February 28, 1946, in Dubuque. He grew up in East Dubuque with his five siblings where he served as an Altar boy at St. Mary's Church through High School with continued service to age 27. He participated in the Boy Scouts, and at age 14, was the first Eagle Scout in the history of East Dubuque. Tom was a graduate of East Dubuque High School, class of 1964.

He served in the U S Navy after high school from 1964-1971. He was most proud of his service as a Navy Seal and amongst other honors was awarded the Purple Heart during his years of service.

He married Mary Hooks on December 16, 1967, in London, England.

He served as a Deputy Sheriff for Jo Daviess County, and upon moving to Scottsdale, AZ, he worked as the head of maintenance for Mark Taylor properties into retirement. He was an avid sportsman and golfer. He was also a master craftsman.

Surviving are his wife, Mary (Hooks) Montag; their children, Tammy (Bill Bakey) Montag, of Illinois, Tricia (Lawrence) Blaylock, of Arizona, Thomas (Sunshine) Montag, Jr, of Iowa, Terry (Sunshine) Montag, of Iowa; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his beloved dog, Pepper; his siblings, Sandy (Florian) Tigges, Kay (Mike) O'Toole, Anthony "Tony" (Colleen) Montag, Kris Ann (Kevin) Strehlow, and Rick (Kristi) Montag.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Montag, on April 7, 1999; his mother, Ruth Montag, March 7, 1973; his brother, Michael Montag, in 1946; a son, Troy A. Montag, on October 14, 1974.

Child of Thomas John Montag

Adam Joseph Montag

M, b. 18 November 1887, d. April 1966
Adam Joseph Montag 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 November 1887Adam Joseph Montag was born on 18 November 1887 at East Dubuque, Illinois.
MarriageNovember 1911He married Alice Frances White in November 1911 Frances White and Adam Montag marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 26, 1911 - Frances White and Adam Montag marriage announcement
DeathApril 1966Adam Joseph Montag died in April 1966 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 78 Adam Joseph Montag obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 24, 1966 - Adam Joseph Montag obituary

Child of Adam Joseph Montag and Alice Frances White

Troy Allen Montag

M, b. 12 October 1974, d. 14 October 1974
Father*Thomas John Montag b. 28 Feb 1946, d. 7 Jan 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 October 1974Troy Allen Montag was born on 12 October 1974.
He was the son of Thomas John Montag.
Death14 October 1974Troy Allen Montag died on 14 October 1974 at Dubuque, Iowa, 2-days old; Troy Allen Montag obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald October 14, 1974 - Troy Allen Montag obituary

Alice Frances White

F, b. 1 July 1888, d. 11 April 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlice Frances White was also known as Frances.
Married NameNovember 1911As of November 1911,her married name was Montag.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 July 1888Alice Frances White was born on 1 July 1888 at Jo Daviess, Illinois.
MarriageNovember 1911She married Adam Joseph Montag in November 1911 Frances White and Adam Montag marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 26, 1911 - Frances White and Adam Montag marriage announcement
Death11 April 1931Alice Frances White died on 11 April 1931 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 42.

Child of Alice Frances White and Adam Joseph Montag

B. W. McMahan

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1973B. W. McMahan married Mercia Elizabeth Liddle, daughter of Floyd Emerson Liddle and Angeline Elizabeth Schumacher, before 1973.

Ellsworth Mitchley

M, b. 1906, d. 1978
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEllsworth Mitchley married Arleta J. Liddle, daughter of Floyd Emerson Liddle and Angeline Elizabeth Schumacher.
Birth1906Ellsworth Mitchley was born in 1906.
Death1978He died in 1978.

Lizzie C. Quirk

F, b. 27 February 1876, d. 9 March 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLizzie C. Quirk was also known as Elizabeth.
Married Name21 December 1896As of 21 December 1896,her married name was Schumacher.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 February 1876Lizzie C. Quirk was born on 27 February 1876 at East Dubuque, Jo Daviess, Illinois, also reported as 27 Feb 1874.
Marriage21 December 1896She married Henry Martin Schumacher, son of Henry Schumacher and Louise Kieler, on 21 December 1896 at Black Hawk, Iowa.
Death9 March 1924Lizzie C. Quirk died on 9 March 1924 at Freeport, Stephenson, Iowa, at age 48 Mrs Henry Schumacher (Elizabeth Quirk) obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 10, 1924 - Mrs Henry Schumacher (Elizabeth Quirk) obituary
Freeport Journal Standard March 10, 1924 - Elizabeth (Quirk) Schumacher obituary
Burialafter 9 March 1924She was buried after 9 March 1924 at Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.
  • Lizzie C. Quirk had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children.

Children of Lizzie C. Quirk and Henry Martin Schumacher

(?) Schumacher

M, d. before 1932
Father*Henry Schumacher b. 16 Dec 1844, d. 12 Aug 1915
Mother*Louise Kieler b. 25 Jan 1848, d. 29 Jan 1938
Life EventDateDescription
(?) Schumacher was the son of Henry Schumacher and Louise Kieler.
Deathbefore 1932(?) Schumacher died before 1932.

Doris J. Schumacher

F, b. 1897, d. 1989
Father*Henry Martin Schumacher b. 2 Sep 1874, d. 7 Aug 1932
Mother*Lizzie C. Quirk b. 27 Feb 1876, d. 9 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1921As of before 1921,her married name was Waldecker.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1897Doris J. Schumacher was born in 1897 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Henry Martin Schumacher and Lizzie C. Quirk.
Marriagebefore 1921Doris J. Schumacher married Robert Jacob Waldecker before 1921.
Burial1989Doris J. Schumacher was buried in 1989 at Calvary Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.
Death1989She died in 1989.

Robert Jacob Waldecker

M, b. 14 October 1893, d. 6 March 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert Jacob Waldecker was also known as R. J.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 October 1893Robert Jacob Waldecker was born on 14 October 1893 at Illinois.
Marriagebefore 1921He married Doris J. Schumacher, daughter of Henry Martin Schumacher and Lizzie C. Quirk, before 1921.
Death6 March 1954Robert Jacob Waldecker died on 6 March 1954 at Illinois at age 60.
Burialafter 6 March 1954He was buried after 6 March 1954 at Calvary Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.

Madelyn L. Schumacher

F, b. 1898, d. 1978
Father*Henry Martin Schumacher b. 2 Sep 1874, d. 7 Aug 1932
Mother*Lizzie C. Quirk b. 27 Feb 1876, d. 9 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameApril 1921As of April 1921,her married name was Hill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1898Madelyn L. Schumacher was born in 1898 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Henry Martin Schumacher and Lizzie C. Quirk.
MarriageApril 1921Madelyn L. Schumacher married Oscar H. Hill Jr. in April 1921 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, Madelyn Schumacher and Oscar Hill Jr marriage announcement.
Freeport Journal Standard April 11, 1921 - Madelyn Schumacher and Oscar Hill Jr marriage announcement
Burial1978Madelyn L. Schumacher was buried in 1978 at Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.
Death1978She died in 1978.

William Schumacher

M, b. circa 1902
Father*Henry Martin Schumacher b. 2 Sep 1874, d. 7 Aug 1932
Mother*Lizzie C. Quirk b. 27 Feb 1876, d. 9 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Schumacher was also known as Meredith.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1902William Schumacher was born circa 1902 at Illinois.
He was the son of Henry Martin Schumacher and Lizzie C. Quirk.

Oscar H. Hill Jr.

M, b. 22 September 1896, d. 18 February 1944
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 September 1896Oscar H. Hill Jr. was born on 22 September 1896.
MarriageApril 1921He married Madelyn L. Schumacher, daughter of Henry Martin Schumacher and Lizzie C. Quirk, in April 1921 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, Madelyn Schumacher and Oscar Hill Jr marriage announcement.
Freeport Journal Standard April 11, 1921 - Madelyn Schumacher and Oscar Hill Jr marriage announcement
Death18 February 1944Oscar H. Hill Jr. died on 18 February 1944 at age 47.
Burialafter 18 February 1944He was buried after 18 February 1944 at Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.

Martha M. Schmitz

F, b. circa 1904, d. 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 February 1924As of 26 February 1924,her married name was Abing.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1904Martha M. Schmitz was born circa 1904 at Wisconsin.
Marriage26 February 1924She married Charles Edward Abing on 26 February 1924.
Death1966Martha M. Schmitz died in 1966.
  • On 26 February 1947 Charles E and Martha (Schmitz) Abing 23rd wedding anniversary celebration.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 28, 1947 - Charles E and Martha (Schmitz) Abing 23rd wedding anniversary celebration

Children of Martha M. Schmitz and Charles Edward Abing

Jamie Dye

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJamie Dye married Lola Rose Droessler, daughter of Joseph John Droessler and Rose Flogel.

Leo J. Wedig

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLeo J. Wedig married Gertrude Leary.

Children of Leo J. Wedig and Gertrude Leary

Gertrude Leary

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wedig.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGertrude Leary married Leo J. Wedig.

Children of Gertrude Leary and Leo J. Wedig

Mark Adams

M, d. 14 September 2002
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage30 May 1950Mark Adams married Jean Frances Kieler, daughter of Lillard H. Kieler and Hazel H. Lenstra, on 30 May 1950 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death14 September 2002Mark Adams died on 14 September 2002.

Gene Sullivan

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGene Sullivan married Marilyn Kieler, daughter of Lillard H. Kieler and Hazel H. Lenstra.

Patrick Rea

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatrick Rea married Ruth Ann Kieler, daughter of Lillard H. Kieler and Hazel H. Lenstra.

Mary F. Heilman

F, b. 16 August 1950, d. 5 June 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 January 1976As of 17 January 1976,her married name was Steinhoff.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1950Mary F. Heilman was born on 16 August 1950.
Marriage17 January 1976She married John S. Steinhoff Sr., son of Edward Lorayne Steinhoff and Lillian G. Vannatta, on 17 January 1976 at Iowa.
Death5 June 2016Mary F. Heilman died on 5 June 2016 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 65 Mary F. (Heilman) Steinhoff, 65, of rural Cuba City, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, June 5, 2016, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City following a recent stroke. Services will be 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Dickeyville with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 10-11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church before the service. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.

Mary was born on August 16, 1950, the daughter of Frank and Margaret (Hartung) Heilman. Mary graduated from Wahlert High School in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1968. She married John Steinhoff on January 17, 1976, in Asbury, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2009. Mary was a homemaker.

Mary enjoyed going to local church picnics and festivals and going for rides to visit her relatives. She took great pride in living in her quiet country home.

Survivors include a sister, Diane Smith; a niece, Connie Studnicka; a great-grandnephew, Ryan Studnicka; and many cousins.

In addition to her beloved John, she was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Leo Smith.

Terry D. Droessler

M, b. 3 November 1952, d. 19 October 2017
Father*Donald V. Droessler b. 30 Apr 1920, d. 2 Aug 2000
Mother*Marie E. Langkamp b. 28 Jan 1922, d. 15 Jan 2006
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1952Terry D. Droessler was born on 3 November 1952 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Donald V. Droessler and Marie E. Langkamp.
Death19 October 2017Terry D. Droessler died on 19 October 2017 at Wisconsin at age 64 Terry D. Droessler, 64, of Potosi, Wisconsin, sawed through the gates of heaven Thursday, October 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family after a short courageous battle with lung cancer.

Terry was born on November 3, 1952, in Lancaster, Wisconsin, the son of Donald and Marie (Langkamp) Droessler. He married the love of his life, Marlene “Beanie” Gillen on June 17, 1972, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler, WI.

Terry was employed by John Deere for 30 years retiring in 2002. After his retirement, he went to work doing some of his true passions; logging, cutting firewood and spending time at his log cabin “paradise”. He was a lifelong avid hunter. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids.
Words cannot express the sadness being felt by the loss of such a wonderful man and he will be truly missed by so many. One of his most famous sayings was “You’re going to miss me when I’m gone” and there is nothing more truthful than this.

Terry was a husband to Beanie, of Potosi; father to Jenni (Larry) Larson, of Sun Prairie, WI and Jessie (Ben) Gavinski, of Potosi; Papa to Jared Wunderlin, Brianna Gavinski, Zachary Larson, Brianna Larson and Mason Gavinski; a brother to Arleen (Fran) Ouderkirk, of Sherrill, IA, Gary (Deb) Droessler, of Potosi, and David Droessler, of Platteville; brother-in-law to Jug (Pam) Gillen, of Kieler, Sitsy (late, Larry) Koeller, of Kieler, Sandy (Clete) Jerrett, of Lancaster, John (Linda) Gillen, of Dubuque, IA and Vicki (fiancé, Joe) Haverland, of Hazel Green. He is further survived by several family and friends and a special, life-long best friend, Tom Droessler.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marie; two brothers, Wayne and Merlin; and his father and mother-in-law, Cracker and Edna Gillen.

The family would like to extend a special to thank Dr. Wagner and Dr. Hermann and their staff; the exceptional nurses and staff of Finley Hospital; Hospice of Dubuque; and the many family members and friends for their amazing care, compassion and support.

A Terry Droessler Memorial Fund has been established, in lieu of plants and flowers.

Services will be 7 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2017, at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Rev. Richard Leffler officiating. A private family burial will take place. Friends may call from 2 to 6:45 p.m. Monday at the church before the service. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.

Wayne G. Droessler

M, b. 7 October 1945, d. 7 July 2004
Father*Donald V. Droessler b. 30 Apr 1920, d. 2 Aug 2000
Mother*Marie E. Langkamp b. 28 Jan 1922, d. 15 Jan 2006
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1945Wayne G. Droessler was born on 7 October 1945.
He was the son of Donald V. Droessler and Marie E. Langkamp.
Death7 July 2004Wayne G. Droessler died on 7 July 2004 at age 58 Wayne G. Droessler, 58, Bettendorf, died July 7, 2004, at his home.

Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes, Bettendorf. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today at Weerts, Davenport, with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Burial is Saturday in Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi, Wis.

He was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Dubuque, Iowa, to Donald V. and Marie Droessler. He married Karen Alexander May 27, 1967.

Surviving are his wife; daughters, Kim Micka, Davenport, Kara Cozadd, Monmouth; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; four siblings; and his mother, Lancaster, Wis.

Merlin Droessler

M, b. 17 January 1950, d. 28 December 1950
Father*Donald V. Droessler b. 30 Apr 1920, d. 2 Aug 2000
Mother*Marie E. Langkamp b. 28 Jan 1922, d. 15 Jan 2006
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 January 1950Merlin Droessler was born on 17 January 1950.
He was the son of Donald V. Droessler and Marie E. Langkamp.
Death28 December 1950Merlin Droessler died on 28 December 1950.

David Droessler

M, b. 12 January 1955, d. 12 July 2019
Father*Donald V. Droessler b. 30 Apr 1920, d. 2 Aug 2000
Mother*Marie E. Langkamp b. 28 Jan 1922, d. 15 Jan 2006
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 January 1955David Droessler was born on 12 January 1955 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Donald V. Droessler and Marie E. Langkamp.
Death12 July 2019David Droessler died on 12 July 2019 at age 64 David D. Droessler, 64, of Platteville, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at home.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019, at St. Andrew Church in Tennyson with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the church, where the parish wake service will be at 2:45 p.m. Friends also may call from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the church before the service. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is assisting the family.
David was born on January 12, 1955, in Lancaster, Wisconsin, the son of Donald V. and Marie (Langkamp) Droessler. He graduated from Potosi High School and worked at Lands' End, Alter Metal Company and John Deere Dubuque Tractor Works. After retirement, he enjoyed socializing at many establishments.
David was the proud father of Amber Droessler, of Cuba City, and Crystal Droessler, of Platteville. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Chloe, Billie Jean and Gracie Shaffer; a sister, Arleen (Fran) Ouderkirk, of Sherrill, IA; a brother, Gary (Deb) Droessler, of Potosi; two sisters-in-law, Karen Droessler, of Bettendorf, IA, and Marlene "Beanie" Droessler, of Potosi; a special friend, Pat Foht Carlson, of Dubuque, IA; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Wayne, Merlin and Terry.

Beverly Margaret Wehnke

F, b. 14 October 1935, d. 16 October 2017
Father*LeRoy Wehnke b. 27 Nov 1910, d. 20 Dec 1980
Mother*Velma Leslie VanNatta b. 18 Feb 1912, d. 22 Dec 1993
Beverly (Wehnke) Miles
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBeverly Margaret Wehnke was also known as Bev.
Married Name14 November 1953As of 14 November 1953,her married name was Miles.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 October 1935Beverly Margaret Wehnke was born on 14 October 1935 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of LeRoy Wehnke and Velma Leslie VanNatta.
Marriage14 November 1953Beverly Margaret Wehnke married Roger C. Miles on 14 November 1953 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death16 October 2017Beverly Margaret Wehnke died on 16 October 2017 at Wisconsin at age 82 Beverly M. "Bev" (Wehnke) Miles, 82, of Platteville, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at Manor Care surrounded by her family on Monday, October 16, 2017, after a prolonged illness. Services will be 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017, at Calvary Baptist Church in Platteville with Pastor Dave Barna officiating. A private family burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00-3:45 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church in Platteville before the service with a luncheon following the service in the church basement. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.

Beverly was born on October 14, 1935, in Platteville, Wisconsin, the daughter of LeRoy and Velma (VanNatta) Wehnke. She graduated from Platteville High School in 1953. Shortly after she married Roger C. Miles on November 14, 1953, at the United Methodist Church in Platteville. He preceded her in death on December 13, 2006. Beverly held a job from the age of 17; first at McCellan's Dime Store for three years, then at Virtue's Studios for 15 years, and finally at Farm and Fleet for 29 years before retiring. After retirement she worked part-time at Katie's Place, the Pointer Café, and babysat for her beloved great-nephews, Reise, Owen, and Eli Palzkill-Webb. She enjoyed dancing every Saturday night with her husband until his passing. She also enjoyed many hours of playing cards with friends and family. Some of her fondest memories were of family vacations and traveling. Holidays were always highlights in her life because of the time she could spend with her loved ones.

Words cannot express the sadness being felt by the loss of such a wonderful person and she will be truly missed.

Survivors include two sons, Michael C. Miles (fiancée Barb Brunton), Platteville, and Craig W. Miles (Suzy Moen), Dodgeville; a daughter, Michelle (Vernon) Faust, Cassville; two sisters, Delores (Warren) Nicholas, Belmont, and Carol (Raymond) Palzkill, Mineral Point; one brother, Mervin (Susan) Wehnke, Platteville; three sisters-in-law, Janice (Eugene) Digman, Platteville, Donna (Delbert) Pluemer, Platteville, and Vicki Miles, Platteville; one brother-in-law, Keith (Audrey) Miles, Cascade, IA; six granddaughters, Melissa (Clem Polhill) Miles, Platteville, Samantha (Joel) Kirkpatrick, Fairfield, CA, Tiana Faust, Cassville, Alyssa Miles, Dickeyville, Trisha Faust (fiancé Jamie Peacock), Garnavillo, IA, and Savannah Mabra, Aurora, MO; four great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Miles, Hunter and Taylor Hutchroft, and Andrew Kirkpatrick; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and Velma Wehnke; her parents-in-law, Harold and Mary Miles; her husband, Roger Miles; two brothers-in-law, John Miles and Richard Goke; and two infant siblings.