Francis B. Richgels

M, b. 7 June 1918, d. 31 July 2008
Father*Barney Richgels d. a Nov 1960
  • Francis B. Richgels was born on 7 June 1918 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Barney Richgels.
  • Francis B. Richgels married Catherine Weber on 2 September 1941.
  • Francis B. Richgels died on 31 July 2008 at age 90 Francis B. Richgels, age 90, of Lancaster, died on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center in Madison. He was born on June 7, 1918, in Fennimore, the son of Barney and Elizabeth (Bunzel) Richgels. On September 2, 1941, Francis married Catherine Weber at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Madison. She died on March 18, 1997. He served in the United States Army during World War II. After his service in the army, Francis and Catherine became residents of Lancaster, where he became an independent insurance agent in 1952, owned and operated the F.B. Richgels Agency until 1975, when the agency name was changed to the Richgels Schaefer Agency, Inc. Francis retired from the insurance business in 1992.

    Francis was active in the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Wisconsin and the Southwest Wisconsin Insurance Agents Association. He served on the Lancaster Zoning Board of Appeals for twenty years and as a volunteer for the cancer drives and the United Way. He was also a board member of the Grant Regional Health Center Foundation, where he was instrumental in initiating the health center golf outing which continues as an annual event. In 1987, Francis served as co-chair of the Capital Fundraising Campaign for the current health center. He was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, where he served as a parish trustee on the finance committee, and on the Special Gifts Campaign. Francis served as a member of the Diocesan Strategic Planning Committee and was a member and former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 2820.

    Survivors include his children: Bernadette Ann (Thomas) Schaefer, and Kathryn Elizabeth (Robert) Mumm, both of Lancaster; Thomas Bernard (Karla) Richgels, Madison; Paul Anthony (Jayne) Richgels, DeForest; Michael Joseph (Ann) Richgels, Onalaska; and Teresa Ruth (Loren) Alderson, Fennimore; twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; one son-in-law, Al Turner, Rockville, MD; two brothers: Lawras Richgels, Madison; and Jerome (Ann) Richgels, North Saint Paul, MN.

    In addition to his parents and his wife, Francis was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Frances Turner, and a great-granddaughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Recker, as well as two sisters and five brothers.

    Francis's greatest joy in life was his family and his grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, August 4, 2008, at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster at 10:30 a.m. with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Friends called from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2008 at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the church.

Catherine Weber

F, d. 18 March 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 September 1941As of 2 September 1941,her married name was Richgels.

LaVerne Haas

M, d. before 2013
  • LaVerne Haas died before 2013.

George Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Laura (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Joe Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Emma (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Robert Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Ruth (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Hattie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stevens.

Jack Stevens

M, d. before 2013

Tillie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyers.

Lester Meyers

M, d. before 2013

Rosie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McFall.

Wayne McFall

M, d. before 2013

Mildred Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Spiker.

Louie Spiker

M, d. before 2013

John Koresh

M

Children of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz

Sophia Pintz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Children of Sophia Pintz and John Koresh

George Kress

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Kress was also known as Butch.

Child of George Kress and Viola E. Bierman

JoAnn Kress

F, b. 16 October 1941, d. 5 March 2012
Father*George Kress
Mother*Viola E. Bierman b. 18 May 1909, d. 8 May 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameSeptember 1959As of September 1959,her married name was Russell.
  • JoAnn Kress was born on 16 October 1941.
  • She was the daughter of George Kress and Viola E. Bierman.
  • JoAnn Kress married (?) Russell in September 1959.
  • JoAnn Kress died on 5 March 2012 at age 70 JoAnn "Annie" Russell, age 70, of Potosi, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012, at her home in Tennyson surrounded by her family. She was born on October 16, 1941, in Lancaster, the daughter of George Butch and Viola (Bierman) Kress. JoAnn graduated from Potosi High School in 1959. In September of 1959, JoAnn was married. She raised four children and was employed as a waitress at the Dug Out. JoAnn was later employed at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in housekeeping for twenty-seven years, retiring in November 2009. She enjoyed playing cards, dice, listening to George Jones and the Sunday radio show, the Roadhouse, going to the casino with her best friend, Hattie, camping and traveling to Branson, MO, with her sisters. JoAnns greatest love was spending time with her family and friends.

    Survivors include her four children: Becky Harrison, Sun Prairie; Tammie (Joe) Vacha, Potosi; Craig Russell, Edgerton; Shelley (Phil) Spensley, Belmont; nine grandchildren: Tony, Sarah (Robert), and Abbey (Mike) Harrison; Eric (Katie) and Cody Vacha; Ryan and Cory Russell; Kyle (Angie) Spensley and Kayla (Matt) McGowan; two great-grandchildren: Zoey Russell and Lola Spensley; her brothers and sisters: Diana Sis Schaal, Potosi; John Kress, Dubuque, IA; Pete Kress, Lancaster; June (Kenny) Friederick, LaMotte, IA; Nelle Leibfried, Potosi; a sister-in-law: Suzanne Kress, Potosi; other relatives and many friends.

    In addition to her parents, JoAnn was preceded in death by a brother, Eldon Kress; a sister-in-law, Sandy Kress; and a brother-in-law, Doug Schaal.

    Funeral services were held on Friday, March 9, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was in Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi Township. Family and friends called on Thursday, March 8, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Martin Funeral Home in Potosi is serving the family.

(?) Russell

M

Gerald F. Schildgen

M

Joanne (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kirschbaum.

Virgil Vorwald

M

Donna (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kirschbaum.

Leopold Seng

M, b. circa 1876
  • Leopold Seng married Mary Scanlan.
  • Leopold Seng was born circa 1876 at Minnesota.

Children of Leopold Seng and Mary Scanlan

Mary Scanlan

F, b. circa 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Seng.
  • Mary Scanlan married Leopold Seng.
  • Mary Scanlan was born circa 1883 at Wisconsin.

Children of Mary Scanlan and Leopold Seng

Ambrose Joseph Seng

M, b. 6 June 1913, d. 11 July 2002
Father*Leopold Seng b. c 1876
Mother*Mary Scanlan b. c 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmbrose Joseph Seng was also known as Joseph Ambrose.
  • Ambrose Joseph Seng was born on 6 June 1913 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Leopold Seng and Mary Scanlan.
  • Ambrose Joseph Seng died on 11 July 2002 at age 89.

Walter Seng

M, b. 24 August 1914, d. 3 May 1967
Father*Leopold Seng b. c 1876
Mother*Mary Scanlan b. c 1883
  • Walter Seng was born on 24 August 1914.
  • He was the son of Leopold Seng and Mary Scanlan.
  • Walter Seng died on 3 May 1967 at age 52.