Ralph Mortimer

M, b. 23 April 1880, d. 16 January 1960
  • Ralph Mortimer was born on 23 April 1880 at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He married Effa Colvin on 17 January 1906.
  • Ralph Mortimer died on 16 January 1960 at LaValle, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 79 Rites for Lifelong Valton Resident: Ralph Mortimer, son of Rhoda Small and John Mortimer, was born April 23, 1880 in the town of Woodland, Sauk County. He passed away January 16, 1960, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Paul Kintz, LaValle. His entire life was spent in the Valton community. He was united in marriage to Effie Colvin of the town of Woodland, January 17, 1906. Five children were born to this union, two sons, and three daughters. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1950, and two brothers, Bert and Sim. He is survived by two sons, John of LaValle, Keith of Phoenix, Arizona; three daughters, Rhoda (Mrs. Gerald Stickler) of Phoenix, Arizona, Ruby (Mrs. Paul Kintz) LaValle; Retta (Mrs. Clarence Wallendal) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; fifteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren; one brother, Dolph and one sister, Millie Hutchens of Wonewoc and a host of relatives and friends. The funeral services were held on Sunday, Jan. 10 at the Valton Wesleyan Methodist Church with Rev. Clarence Titus officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Gail Jackson sang, "Beyond the Sunset," and "We are Going Down the River." Pallbearers were two grandsons and four nephews: Ralph Kintz, Ernest Mortimer, Harvey and Walter Mortimer, Blanchard and Bud Colvin.

Children of Ralph Mortimer and Effa Colvin

Effa Colvin

F, b. 2 August 1883, d. 4 June 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEffa Colvin was also known as Effie.
Married Name17 January 1906As of 17 January 1906,her married name was Mortimer.
  • Effa Colvin was born on 2 August 1883 at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She married Ralph Mortimer on 17 January 1906.
  • Effa Colvin died on 4 June 1950 at Hillsboro, Wisconsin, at age 66 Effie Mortimer, daughter of Dennis and Mary Colvin, was born August 2, 1883 in the town of Woodland, Sauk County. She passed from this life at the Hillsboro hospital, June 4, at the age of 66 years, 10 months and 2 days. Her entire life was spent in the Valton community. She was united in marriage to Ralph Mortimer of the town of Woodland on January 17, 1906.To this union five children were born: two sons and three daughters. She was a kind and loving wife and mother, always ready and willing to help any who were I need. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and seven sisters. She is survived by her husband, Ralph, two sons, John of LaValle, Keith of Wonewoc; three daughters, Rhoda (Mrs. Gerald Stickler) Warrens, Ruby (Mrs. Paul Kintz) LaValle, Retta (Mrs. Clarence Wallendal) Mitchell, South Dakota; 14 grandchildren; two brothers, George of Brainerd, Minn. and Oscar of Wonewoc; and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be greatly missed by all. The funeral was held at the Valton Wesleyan Methodist Church, June 7, at 11 a.m., Rev. Carl Holder officiating. Burial was in the Valton cemetery. Those who attended the funeral from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Stickler, Mrs. Bernard Horkan, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Meyer, Reedsburg; Mrs. Adolph Churchhill, Valley Junction; Mr. and Mrs. John Markley, LaFarge; Laura Colvin, Mrs. Iva Haas and son, and Mrs. Violet St. John, Beaver Dam, Mrs. Leona Berg, Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Collins, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Warn, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Leatherbury, Baraboo; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mortimer, Mt. Horeb; Mr. and Mrs. Bliss Blakeslee, Mazomanie; Mrs. Delbert Beatty, Richland Center; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howland, Madison.

Children of Effa Colvin and Ralph Mortimer

Retta Mortimer

F, b. 28 April 1921, d. 17 February 1972
Father*Ralph Mortimer b. 23 Apr 1880, d. 16 Jan 1960
Mother*Effa Colvin b. 2 Aug 1883, d. 4 Jun 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 August 1938As of 19 August 1938,her married name was Wallendal.
  • Retta Mortimer was born on 28 April 1921 at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Ralph Mortimer and Effa Colvin.
  • Retta Mortimer married Clarence Wallendal on 19 August 1938.
  • Retta Mortimer died on 17 February 1972 at New Orleans, Louisiana, at age 50 Mrs. Retta Wallendal, 50, Baton Rouge, LA, formerly of the Valton area, died Feb. 17, 1972 in a New Orleans hospital following a two-week illness. She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Effie Mortimer and was born April 28, 1921 in the Town of Woodland. She attended Wonewoc High School. On August 19, 1938, she married Clarence Wallendal at Valton. They lived in several mid-west cities and spent the past 14 years in Baton Rouge. Mrs. Wallendal had worked as a practical nurse. Surviving are her husband, Clarence; two daughters, Mrs. James Jessie, Rosemead, Cal; and Mrs. Ronnie Lipsey, Baton Rouge, LA, one son Richard of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Mrs. Gerald Stickler, Topeka, Kan; Mrs. Paul Kintz, LaValle; two brothers, Keith Mortimer, Phoenix, Ariz., John Mortimer, Wonewoc; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday Feb. 21 in the Thompson Funeral home, Wonewoc. Interment was I the Valton cemetery, Rev. J. K. Peckham of the Wesleyan church officiated. Pallbearers were: Walter Mortimer, Harvey Mortimer, Bob Zimmerman, Dennis Hauser, Harold Sosinsky, and Gail Jackson.

Clarence Wallendal

M, d. after 1972

Adeline E. Bergman

F, b. 26 September 1914, d. 7 November 2006
Father*Henry Bergman
Mother*Anna Doro
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 April 1938As of 8 April 1938,her married name was Weidman.
  • Adeline E. Bergman was born on 26 September 1914 at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Bergman and Anna Doro.
  • Adeline E. Bergman married Grier M. Weidman on 8 April 1938.
  • Adeline E. Bergman died on 7 November 2006 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 92 Adeline E. Weidman, age 92, formerly of Rock Springs, died on Tuesday, November 7, 2006 in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on September 26, 1914 in the Town of Excelsior, Sauk County, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Doro) Bergman. On April 8, 1938 she was married to Grier M. Weidman. Adeline's greatest passion in life was her children and grandchildren. Survivors include two daughters: Valeria (James) Hutchens, of Janesville and Cindy (Robert) Schanke, of Reedsburg; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four step great-granchildren; two sisters; Sophia Bergman of Reedsburg and Mary Flohr, of Weyerhauser; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Grier, on February 27, 1992; one brother; George Bergman and one sister, Esther Gates. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Novermber 10, 2006 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Michael Lopp officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated. The Hoff Funeral Home is serving the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.

Children of Adeline E. Bergman and Grier M. Weidman

Grier M. Weidman

M, d. 27 February 1992

Children of Grier M. Weidman and Adeline E. Bergman

Cindy Weidman

F
Father*Grier M. Weidman d. 27 Feb 1992
Mother*Adeline E. Bergman b. 26 Sep 1914, d. 7 Nov 2006
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schanke.

Robert Schanke

M

Henry Bergman

M

Children of Henry Bergman and Anna Doro

Anna Doro

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bergman.

Children of Anna Doro and Henry Bergman

Sophia Bergman

F, d. after 2006
Father*Henry Bergman
Mother*Anna Doro

Mary Bergman

F, d. after 2006
Father*Henry Bergman
Mother*Anna Doro
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Flohr.

(?) Flohr

M

George Bergman

M, d. before 2006
Father*Henry Bergman
Mother*Anna Doro

Esther Bergman

F, d. before 2006
Father*Henry Bergman
Mother*Anna Doro
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gates.

(?) Gates

M

Dawn Elizabeth Horkan

F, d. before 2017
Father*Daniel Joseph Horkan b. 28 Jul 1935, d. 25 Dec 2017
  • Dawn Elizabeth Horkan was the daughter of Daniel Joseph Horkan.
  • Dawn Elizabeth Horkan died before 2017.

Peter Volk

M, b. 1842, d. 1898
  • Peter Volk married Margaret Yoerg.
  • Peter Volk was born in 1842 at Bavaria, Germany.
  • He died in 1898 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Peter Volk and Margaret Yoerg

Margaret Yoerg

F, b. 1843, d. 24 February 1926
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Volk.
  • Margaret Yoerg married Peter Volk.
  • Margaret Yoerg was born in 1843 at Bavaria, Germany.
  • She died on 24 February 1926 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Margaret Yoerg and Peter Volk

Casper Volk

M, b. 1871, d. 1936
Father*Peter Volk b. 1842, d. 1898
Mother*Margaret Yoerg b. 1843, d. 24 Feb 1926

Children of Casper Volk and Katherine Betz

Katherine Betz

F, b. 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Volk.

Children of Katherine Betz and Casper Volk

Marie Volk

F, b. circa 1901, d. May 1948
Father*Casper Volk b. 1871, d. 1936
Mother*Katherine Betz b. 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarie Volk was also known as Regina Marie.
Name VariationMarie Volk was also known as Sister M. Ortrude BVM.
  • Marie Volk was born circa 1901 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Casper Volk and Katherine Betz.
  • Marie Volk died in May 1948 Sister M Ortrude (Marie Volk) obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 24, 1948 - Sister M Ortrude (Marie Volk) obituary

Michael Volk

M, b. circa 1904
Father*Casper Volk b. 1871, d. 1936
Mother*Katherine Betz b. 1870

Dora Volk

F, b. 1 May 1899, d. 8 June 1989
Father*Casper Volk b. 1871, d. 1936
Mother*Katherine Betz b. 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDora Volk was also known as Dorothy.
Married NameHer married name was Ederer.

(?) Ederer

M

Clarissa Volk

F, b. circa 1906
Father*Casper Volk b. 1871, d. 1936
Mother*Katherine Betz b. 1870

Milton C. Aron

M, b. 1905, d. 13 September 1985
  • Milton C. Aron married Leona C. Ederer, daughter of Joseph Ederer and Margareth Paulus.
  • Milton C. Aron was born in 1905.
  • He died on 13 September 1985 at Sauk, Wisconsin, Milton C Aron obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal September 15, 1985 - Milton C Aron obituary

Child of Milton C. Aron and Leona C. Ederer

Clarence Kruse

M, d. after 1975

Gerald William Ederer

M, b. 31 July 1938, d. 14 June 1988
Jerry Ederer 1956 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Raymond William Ederer b. 18 Mar 1913, d. Jun 1987
Mother*Loraine Caroline Driefke b. 11 Aug 1918, d. 28 May 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerald William Ederer was also known as Jerry.
  • Gerald William Ederer was born on 31 July 1938 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Raymond William Ederer and Loraine Caroline Driefke.
  • Gerald William Ederer married Helene M. Beck, daughter of Andrew J. Beck and Mary K. Hausner, before 1966.
  • Gerald William Ederer and Helene M. Beck were divorced before 1974.
  • Gerald William Ederer died on 14 June 1988 at age 49 Gerald W Ederer obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 16, 1988 - Gerald W Ederer obituary
     Gerald William Ederer graduated in 1956 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Gerald William Ederer and Helene M. Beck

Dawn W. Ederer

F, b. 7 November 1966, d. 3 August 1994
Father*Gerald William Ederer b. 31 Jul 1938, d. 14 Jun 1988
Mother*Helene M. Beck b. 19 Oct 1938, d. 16 Oct 2016
  • Dawn W. Ederer was born on 7 November 1966.
  • She was the daughter of Gerald William Ederer and Helene M. Beck.
  • Dawn W. Ederer died on 3 August 1994 at age 27 Dawn W Ederer obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 6, 1994 - Dawn W Ederer obituary