(?) Droessler

F, d. after 1939
Father*Joseph Droessler b. 11 Apr 1852, d. 5 Mar 1919
Mother*Caroline Wiederholt b. 13 Nov 1855, d. 1 Dec 1896
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was (?) Bode.
Life EventDateDescription
(?) Droessler was the daughter of Joseph Droessler and Caroline Wiederholt.
Marriage(?) Droessler married Joseph Bode.
Deathafter 1939(?) Droessler died after 1939.

Joseph Bode

M, d. after 1939
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Bode married (?) Droessler, daughter of Joseph Droessler and Caroline Wiederholt.
Deathafter 1939Joseph Bode died after 1939.

Raymond Peter Klaas

M, b. 22 November 1898, d. 2 April 1979
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 November 1898Raymond Peter Klaas was born on 22 November 1898.
Marriage10 September 1918He married Loretta Anna Kuhle on 10 September 1918.
Marriage6 May 1952Raymond Peter Klaas married Genevieve M. Oyen on 6 May 1952 at Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death2 April 1979Raymond Peter Klaas died on 2 April 1979 at age 80.
Burialafter 2 April 1979He was buried after 2 April 1979 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle

Loretta Anna Kuhle

F, b. 10 February 1900, d. 5 February 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 September 1918As of 10 September 1918,her married name was Klaas.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 February 1900Loretta Anna Kuhle was born on 10 February 1900 at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage10 September 1918She married Raymond Peter Klaas on 10 September 1918.
Death5 February 1943Loretta Anna Kuhle died on 5 February 1943 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 42 Loretta (Kuhle) Klaas obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 5, 1943 - Loretta (Kuhle) Klaas obituary
Burialafter 5 February 1943She was buried after 5 February 1943 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of Loretta Anna Kuhle and Raymond Peter Klaas

Urban F. Klaas

M, b. 1919, d. 1968
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationUrban F. Klaas was also known as Edwin.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1919Urban F. Klaas was born in 1919.
He was the son of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death1968Urban F. Klaas died in 1968.

Eileen M. Klaas

F, b. 6 October 1920, d. 15 October 2017
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 June 1940As of 26 June 1940,her married name was Schaefer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 October 1920Eileen M. Klaas was born on 6 October 1920.
She was the daughter of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Marriage26 June 1940Eileen M. Klaas married Joseph John Schaefer on 26 June 1940.
Death15 October 2017Eileen M. Klaas died on 15 October 2017 at age 97 Eileen M. “Dot” Schaefer, age 97, of Potosi, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Manor Care in Platteville. She was born on October 6, 1920 in Louisburg, WI, the daughter of Raymond and Loretta (Kuhle) Klaas. On June 26, 1940, she was married to Joseph J. Schaefer and their union was blessed with 8 children and many grandchildren. In addition to her strong faith, Dot’s life centered around her children and she spent many hours praying for them and their families. She loved family Christmas parties, baking cookies, and was known as “Grandma Shakes” later in life.
Surviving are 7 children: Joseph R. Schaefer, Atkinson, NH; Bill (Ina) Schaefer, Potosi; Mary (David) Timmerman, Platteville; Connie (Tim) Walsh, Dubuque, IA; Jerry (Deb) Schaefer, North Liberty, IA; Ruth (Sam Brinkman) Schaefer, Sun Prairie; and Denis (Sara) Schaefer, Grimes, IA; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters: Loretta “Sis” Duggan, Platteville; Jane (Jim) Flogel, Dubuque, IA; Diane (Mike) Pitzen, Dickeyville; sister-in-laws, Jeanette Klaas and Judy Klaas; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Dot was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gene; step-mother, Gen Klaas; 7 brothers: Urban, Merle, Robert, Herb, Kenny, John, and Msgr. Raymond E. Klaas; and a sister, Marie Muller.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery, Tennyson. Family and friends may call on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Eileen M. “Dot” Schaefer Memorial Fund has been established with proceeds going to the St. Andrew / Thomas Parish. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Potosi is serving the family.

Mary E. Klaas

F, b. 1924, d. 1992
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary E. Klaas was also known as Marie.
Married NameHer married name was Muller.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary E. Klaas married Norbert J. Muller.
Birth1924Mary E. Klaas was born in 1924.
She was the daughter of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death1992Mary E. Klaas died in 1992.

Reverand Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas

M, b. 16 August 1926, d. 15 October 2008
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Reverand Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas 2008
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1926Reverand Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas was born on 16 August 1926.
He was the son of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death15 October 2008Reverand Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas died on 15 October 2008 at age 82 Reverand Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 17, 2008 - Monsignor Raymond Edward Klaas obituary
Burialafter 15 October 2008He was buried after 15 October 2008 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Herbert J. Klaas

M, b. 2 June 1930, d. 14 January 1936
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 June 1930Herbert J. Klaas was born on 2 June 1930.
He was the son of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death14 January 1936Herbert J. Klaas died on 14 January 1936 at age 5 Herbert Klaas killed on sled, hit by car driven by George Dalsing.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald January 14, 1936 - Herbert Klaas killed on sled
Burialafter 14 January 1936He was buried after 14 January 1936 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, Kieler, Grant, Wisconsin.

Kenneth Louis Klaas

M, b. 1932, d. 2008
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1932Kenneth Louis Klaas was born in 1932.
He was the son of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death2008Kenneth Louis Klaas died in 2008.

John M. Klaas

M, b. 25 March 1936, d. 11 October 1995
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1936John M. Klaas was born on 25 March 1936.
He was the son of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Death11 October 1995John M. Klaas died on 11 October 1995 at age 59.

Joseph John Schaefer

M, b. 10 February 1919, d. 7 July 2000
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 February 1919Joseph John Schaefer was born on 10 February 1919 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage26 June 1940He married Eileen M. Klaas, daughter of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle, on 26 June 1940.
Death7 July 2000Joseph John Schaefer died on 7 July 2000 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 81.

Norbert J. Muller

M, b. 30 May 1922, d. 1 November 1983
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNorbert J. Muller married Mary E. Klaas, daughter of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Birth30 May 1922Norbert J. Muller was born on 30 May 1922.
Death1 November 1983He died on 1 November 1983 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 61.

Loretta Klaas

F, b. 26 October 1933, d. 13 June 2019
Father*Raymond Peter Klaas b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 2 Apr 1979
Mother*Loretta Anna Kuhle b. 10 Feb 1900, d. 5 Feb 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 February 1954As of 10 February 1954,her married name was Duggan.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 October 1933Loretta Klaas was born on 26 October 1933.
She was the daughter of Raymond Peter Klaas and Loretta Anna Kuhle.
Marriage10 February 1954Loretta Klaas married Delmer E. Duggan on 10 February 1954.
Death13 June 2019Loretta Klaas died on 13 June 2019 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 85 Loretta “Sis” Catherine (Klaas) Duggan, 85, of Platteville, passed peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Southwest Health Center, Platteville. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Father James Kotch will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the mass on Monday at St. Mary’s. Memorials may be made to the Loretta C. Duggan Memorial Fund.

Loretta was born on October 26, 1933, the daughter of Raymond and Loretta (Kuhle) Klaas of Louisburg, WI. She attended elementary schools in Louisburg and Kieler, WI, and high school at St. Joseph Academy in Dubuque, where she graduated on June 1, 1951, with highest honors. She was employed as secretary to the registrar at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, for the next three years. On Feburary 10, 1954, Loretta was united in marriage to Delmer E. Duggan and they lived their married lives in Shullsburg, Dodgeville, Hazel Green, and Platteville. Delmer preceded her in death on July 6, 1994. They celebrated 40 years of marriage in 1994.

Delmer and Loretta were self-employed in a number of Platteville business ventures. In 1963, they started the Bel-Aire Awning Company. From 1969 to 1979, they owned and operated the Golden Haze, the Patio Lounge, the Irish Pub, and the Speakeasy. In 1980, they started Instant Shade Nursery. From 1984 to 1988 they owned and operated The Car World and from 1988 to 1995 they owned and operated the Super 8 Motel. Loretta’s faith was a big part of her life, as she was a very devout member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Loretta was the mother of seven children, including a daughter, Deborah (Duggan) Mann, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1983. Her surviving children are, Rick (Gaye Lynne) Duggan, John (Janet) Duggan, James Duggan, David “Butch” Duggan, Lora Lee (Henry) Kohnlein, and Dan Duggan; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jane (Jim) Flogel and Diane (Mike) Pitzen; two sisters-in-law, Jeanette Klaas and Judith Klass; and one brother-in-law, Dean Rogers. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delmer; daughter, Deborah; seven brothers and sisters-in-law, Urban (Jean) Klaas, Merlin (Dorothy) Klaas, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Raymond Klaas, Robert Klaas, Herbert Klaas, Kenneth Klaas, and John (Nancy) Klaas; two sisters, Eileen “Dot” (Joseph) Schaefer and Mary (Norbert) Muller; and three sisters and brothers-in-law, LaVon Rogers, Darlene (Joe) Busch, and Mercedes (Dan) Rooney.

Margaret Brandt

F, b. before 1860, d. 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1877As of 1877,her married name was Eckstein.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthbefore 1860Margaret Brandt was born before 1860.
Marriage1877She married Frank Eckstein in 1877.
Death1886Margaret Brandt died in 1886.

Margaret Ginter

F, b. 26 June 1888, d. 5 May 1929
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hail.
Married NameHer married name was Hall.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret Ginter married George O. Hail.
Birth26 June 1888Margaret Ginter was born on 26 June 1888 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death5 May 1929Margaret Ginter died on 5 May 1929 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 40.

George O. Hail

M, b. 28 November 1886, d. 28 December 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge O. Hail was also known as Hall.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge O. Hail married Margaret Ginter, daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Birth28 November 1886George O. Hail was born on 28 November 1886 at Dubuque, Iowa.
Death28 December 1956He died on 28 December 1956 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 70.

Veronica Ginter

F, b. 8 February 1898, d. 18 November 1984
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Aeschlimann.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVeronica Ginter married Ernest A. Aeschlimann.
Birth8 February 1898Veronica Ginter was born on 8 February 1898 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death18 November 1984Veronica Ginter died on 18 November 1984 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 86.

Leo Ginter

M, b. 16 November 1883, d. 16 September 1964
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 November 1883Leo Ginter was born on 16 November 1883 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death16 September 1964Leo Ginter died on 16 September 1964 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 80.

Henry J. Ginter

M, b. October 1884, d. 2 April 1970
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry J. Ginter married Mary Christina Kruser, daughter of August Kruser Sr. and Catherine Digmann.
BirthOctober 1884Henry J. Ginter was born in October 1884 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death2 April 1970Henry J. Ginter died on 2 April 1970 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 85.
  • Henry J. Ginter witnessed the burial of Mary Ann Kirchberg after 21 November 1930; Mrs Frank Brandt (Maria Kirchberg) funeral.

Edward Frank Ginter

M, b. 19 September 1889, d. 31 July 1966
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdward Frank Ginter married Louise C. Wagner.
Birth19 September 1889Edward Frank Ginter was born on 19 September 1889 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death31 July 1966Edward Frank Ginter died on 31 July 1966 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 76.

Phillip Joseph Ginter

M, b. 6 November 1893, d. 22 October 1972
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePhillip Joseph Ginter married Estella Digmann.
Birth6 November 1893Phillip Joseph Ginter was born on 6 November 1893 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death22 October 1972Phillip Joseph Ginter died on 22 October 1972 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 78.

Alphonse Herman Ginter

M, b. 4 June 1895, d. 3 August 1956
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlphonse Herman Ginter married Margaret M. Neis.
Birth4 June 1895Alphonse Herman Ginter was born on 4 June 1895 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death3 August 1956Alphonse Herman Ginter died on 3 August 1956 at Wisconsin at age 61.

Mathilda Ginter

F, b. 21 April 1886, d. May 1978
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koenig.
Married NameHer married name was Goenig.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMathilda Ginter married Anton Christopher Koenig.
Birth21 April 1886Mathilda Ginter was born on 21 April 1886 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
DeathMay 1978Mathilda Ginter died in May 1978 at Dubuque, Iowa, at age 92.

Anton Christopher Koenig

M, b. 1 October 1884, d. 1952
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnton Christopher Koenig married Mathilda Ginter, daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Birth1 October 1884Anton Christopher Koenig was born on 1 October 1884 at Iowa.
Death1952He died in 1952 at Dubuque, Iowa.

Josephine Ginter

F, b. October 1879, d. 1948
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJosephine Ginter was also known as Mary Josephine.
Married NameHer married name was Wagner.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJosephine Ginter married Gottlieb Wagner.
BirthOctober 1879Josephine Ginter was born in October 1879 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death1948Josephine Ginter died in 1948.

Gottlieb Wagner

M, b. 1882, d. 1938
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGottlieb Wagner married Josephine Ginter, daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Birth1882Gottlieb Wagner was born in 1882.
Death1938He died in 1938.

Sophia M. Ginter

F, b. 1879, d. 1939
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSophia M. Ginter was also known as Sophie.
Married Name6 May 1902As of 6 May 1902,her married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1879Sophia M. Ginter was born in 1879 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Marriage6 May 1902Sophia M. Ginter married Joseph C. Schroeder on 6 May 1902 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1939Sophia M. Ginter died in 1939.

Joseph C. Schroeder

M, b. 28 November 1873, d. 1954
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 November 1873Joseph C. Schroeder was born on 28 November 1873 at Wisconsin.
Marriage6 May 1902He married Sophia M. Ginter, daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt, on 6 May 1902 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1954Joseph C. Schroeder died in 1954.

Rosa Ginter

F, b. 17 June 1881, d. 1 June 1943
Father*August Ginter b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 7 Oct 1930
Mother*Victoria Brandt b. 13 Feb 1856, d. 14 Jul 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosa Ginter was also known as Anna Rosa.
Married NameHer married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRosa Ginter married Henry Schroeder.
Birth17 June 1881Rosa Ginter was born on 17 June 1881 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Ginter and Victoria Brandt.
Death1 June 1943Rosa Ginter died on 1 June 1943 at age 61.