Linda L. VanNatta

F, b. 15 March 1950, d. 26 March 2008
Father*Frank Leo VanNatta b. 29 Sep 1910, d. 1 Dec 1952
Mother*Margaret Stark b. c 1919, d. a 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 July 1967As of 1 July 1967,her married name was Gerber.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1950Linda L. VanNatta was born on 15 March 1950 at Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Leo VanNatta and Margaret Stark.
Marriage1 July 1967Linda L. VanNatta married Gerald Gerber on 1 July 1967.
Death26 March 2008Linda L. VanNatta died on 26 March 2008 at age 58 Linda (Vannatta) Gerber obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal March 28, 2008 - Linda (Vannatta) Gerber obituary

Gerald Gerber

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 July 1967Gerald Gerber married Linda L. VanNatta, daughter of Frank Leo VanNatta and Margaret Stark, on 1 July 1967.

Connie VanNatta

F, d. 2003
Father*Frank Leo VanNatta b. 29 Sep 1910, d. 1 Dec 1952
Mother*Margaret Stark b. c 1919, d. a 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Udelhofen.
Life EventDateDescription
Connie VanNatta was the daughter of Frank Leo VanNatta and Margaret Stark.
MarriageConnie VanNatta married (?) Udelhofen.
Death2003Connie VanNatta died in 2003.

(?) Udelhofen

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Udelhofen married Connie VanNatta, daughter of Frank Leo VanNatta and Margaret Stark.

Raymond Addy

M, b. 20 February 1895, d. 21 December 1971
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRaymond Addy married Elizabeth F. Rupp, daughter of Frank A. Rupp Jr. and Nettie Louisa Zimmer.
Birth20 February 1895Raymond Addy was born on 20 February 1895 at Cherokee, Iowa.
Death21 December 1971He died on 21 December 1971 at Cherokee, Iowa, at age 76.

(?) Young

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1964(?) Young married Gladys M. Rupp, daughter of Frank A. Rupp Jr. and Nettie Louisa Zimmer, before 1964.

Beulah Jane Pelton

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 May 1940As of 4 May 1940,her married name was Rupp.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage4 May 1940Beulah Jane Pelton married Joseph John Rupp, son of Frank A. Rupp Jr. and Nettie Louisa Zimmer, on 4 May 1940.

Children of Beulah Jane Pelton and Joseph John Rupp

William Rupp

M, d. before 1954
Father*Joseph John Rupp b. 6 Mar 1915, d. 2 Jun 1954
Mother*Beulah Jane Pelton
Life EventDateDescription
William Rupp was the son of Joseph John Rupp and Beulah Jane Pelton.
Deathbefore 1954William Rupp died before 1954.

Joseph Rupp

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Father*Joseph John Rupp b. 6 Mar 1915, d. 2 Jun 1954
Mother*Beulah Jane Pelton
Life EventDateDescription
Joseph Rupp was the son of Joseph John Rupp and Beulah Jane Pelton.

Rolland Rupp

M, d. before 1954
Father*Joseph John Rupp b. 6 Mar 1915, d. 2 Jun 1954
Mother*Beulah Jane Pelton
Life EventDateDescription
Rolland Rupp was the son of Joseph John Rupp and Beulah Jane Pelton.
Deathbefore 1954Rolland Rupp died before 1954.

Gilman Fee

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGilman Fee married Lillian Mary Bauer, daughter of John H. Bauer and Stella Mary Zimmer.

Robert Loucks

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert Loucks married Leona Dora Bauer, daughter of John H. Bauer and Stella Mary Zimmer.

Frances Zimmer

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Father*John E. Zimmer b. c 1860, d. a 1925
Mother*Mary Lawry b. c 1865
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Glassmaker.
Life EventDateDescription
Frances Zimmer was the daughter of John E. Zimmer and Mary Lawry.
MarriageFrances Zimmer married William Glassmaker.

William Glassmaker

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Glassmaker married Frances Zimmer, daughter of John E. Zimmer and Mary Lawry.

Loretta Hauser

F, b. 16 February 1910, d. 26 July 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 November 1932As of 27 November 1932,her married name was Soeldner.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1910Loretta Hauser was born on 16 February 1910.
Marriage27 November 1932She married Andrew Soeldner, son of Joseph Soeldner and Kathryn Roth, on 27 November 1932.
Death26 July 1994Loretta Hauser died on 26 July 1994 at age 84 Loretta (Hauser) Soeldner obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 28, 1994 - Loretta (Hauser) Soeldner obituary

Herbert E. Runde

M, b. 5 October 1930, d. 21 April 1995
Father*Arnold Henry Runde b. 12 Aug 1901, d. 18 Jul 1968
Mother*Eveline Theresa Wiegman b. 2 Mar 1902, d. 26 Feb 1971
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHerbert E. Runde married Patricia Faherty.
Birth5 October 1930Herbert E. Runde was born on 5 October 1930.
He was the son of Arnold Henry Runde and Eveline Theresa Wiegman.
Death21 April 1995Herbert E. Runde died on 21 April 1995 at age 64 Herbert E Runde obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal April 24, 1995 - Herbert E Runde obituary

Patricia Faherty

F
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatricia Faherty married Herbert E. Runde, son of Arnold Henry Runde and Eveline Theresa Wiegman.

Margaret Runde

F
Father*Arnold Henry Runde b. 12 Aug 1901, d. 18 Jul 1968
Mother*Eveline Theresa Wiegman b. 2 Mar 1902, d. 26 Feb 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Leibfried.
Life EventDateDescription
Margaret Runde was the daughter of Arnold Henry Runde and Eveline Theresa Wiegman.
MarriageMargaret Runde married Bernard Charles Leibfried, son of John Bernard Leibfried and Roselinda Catherine Hufnagel.

Lauren Helen White

F, b. 12 October 2007, d. 12 October 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Death12 October 2007Lauren Helen White died on 12 October 2007 Lauren Helen White obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 14, 2007 - Lauren Helen White obituary
Birth12 October 2007She was born on 12 October 2007.

Gerald Charles Melssen

M, b. 26 June 1949, d. 6 February 2016
Father*Henry A. Melssen b. 4 Feb 1914, d. 24 Oct 2008
Gerald C Melssen
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 June 1949Gerald Charles Melssen was born on 26 June 1949 at Dickeyville, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry A. Melssen.
Death6 February 2016Gerald Charles Melssen died on 6 February 2016 at age 66 Gerald C. Melssen, 66, of Epworth, Iowa, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2015 at his home in Epworth, Iowa after a short but courageous battle with lung cancer.

Friends and relatives of Gerald may call from 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth, Iowa where a wake service at 4:00 p.m.

Services for Gerald will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth, Iowa with Rev. Richard Kuhn presiding. Burial will be held in Highview Cemetery in Epworth, Iowa, with full military honors afforded by the Epworth John White American Legion Post #650.

Gerald was born June 28, 1949 in Dickeyville, Wisconsin, son of Henry and Mary Ann (Kieler) Melssen. He graduated from Wahlert High School in 1967. On December 21, 1974 he was united in marriage to Sandra King at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth, IA. He worked at John Deere Dubuque Works for 40 years until his retirement in May of 2012. Gerry was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed camping, woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is a Veteran having served in the United States Air Force for four years, three of those years were served in Bitburg, Germany.
Gerald was a member of the St. Patrick’s Parish in Epworth, IA and the Epworth John White American Legion Post #650.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Melssen of Epworth, IA; three children, Sara (Jay) Upmann of Stockton, IL, Dawn (Tyson) Yohe of Wilton, IA, and Eldon (Jodi) Melssen of Burlington, IA; the pride of his life was his five grandchildren, Cameron and Caeden Upmann, Maxwell and Madelyn Yohe and Carter Melssen; his mother, Mary Ann Melssen of Dickeyville, WI; seven siblings, Mary Jo (Ronald) Lau of Clarksville, TN, Doris (Harold) Kelly of Dubuque, Lee Ann Melssen and Linda Morshead both of Polk City, IA, Donald Melssen of Phoenix, AZ, Henry Melssen of Dickeyville, WI, and David (Rita) Melssen of Dickeyville, WI; one sister-in-law, Ellen LaPage of Dyersville, IA; one brother-in-law, Harvey (Beta) King of Epworth, IA.

He is preceded in death by his father Henry A. Melssen; grandparents, Charles and Josephine Kieler and Leo and Barbara Melssen; one sister-in-law, Mary Lou King, and one brother-in-law, John LaPage.

Frank Charles Lange

M, b. 23 December 1902, d. 6 January 1997
Father*Charles Joseph Lange b. 20 Nov 1875, d. 2 May 1949
Mother*Mathilda Kieler b. Dec 1878, d. 11 Oct 1938
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrank Charles Lange married Louise C. Kunkel, daughter of Edward Bernard Kunkel and Katherine Alt.
Birth23 December 1902Frank Charles Lange was born on 23 December 1902 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Joseph Lange and Mathilda Kieler.
Death6 January 1997Frank Charles Lange died on 6 January 1997 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 94.

Children of Frank Charles Lange and Louise C. Kunkel

Arnold L. Lange

M, b. 9 May 1916, d. 6 March 1979
Father*Charles Joseph Lange b. 20 Nov 1875, d. 2 May 1949
Mother*Mathilda Kieler b. Dec 1878, d. 11 Oct 1938
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 May 1916Arnold L. Lange was born on 9 May 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Joseph Lange and Mathilda Kieler.
Marriage20 August 1947Arnold L. Lange married Catherine E. Salzmann, daughter of Adolph J. Salzmann and Anna M. Averkamp, on 20 August 1947.
Death6 March 1979Arnold L. Lange died on 6 March 1979 at age 62 also reported as March 6, 1978.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Paris, Grant, WisconsinArnold L. Lange was listed as a son in Charles Joseph Lange's household on the 1930 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0037.

Ervin Lange

M, b. 19 February 1911, d. 20 November 1984
Father*Charles Joseph Lange b. 20 Nov 1875, d. 2 May 1949
Mother*Mathilda Kieler b. Dec 1878, d. 11 Oct 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErvin Lange was also known as Tony.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 February 1911Ervin Lange was born on 19 February 1911 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Joseph Lange and Mathilda Kieler.
Marriage16 February 1944Ervin Lange married Marian Balbina Salzmann, daughter of Adolph J. Salzmann and Anna M. Averkamp, on 16 February 1944 Marian Salzmann and Ervin Lange marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 22, 1944 - Marian Salzmann and Ervin Lange marriage announcement
Death20 November 1984Ervin Lange died on 20 November 1984 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 73.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Paris, Grant, WisconsinErvin Lange was listed as a son in Charles Joseph Lange's household on the 1930 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of Ervin Lange and Marian Balbina Salzmann

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0037.

Ira John Lange

M, b. 17 February 1905, d. March 1948
Father*Charles Joseph Lange b. 20 Nov 1875, d. 2 May 1949
Mother*Mathilda Kieler b. Dec 1878, d. 11 Oct 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIra John Lange was also known as Iray John.
Name VariationIra John Lange was also known as John Irenus.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 February 1905Ira John Lange was born on 17 February 1905 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Joseph Lange and Mathilda Kieler.
DeathMarch 1948Ira John Lange died in March 1948 at age 43 Ira John Lange obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald March 28, 1948 - Ira John Lange obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Paris, Grant, WisconsinIra John Lange was listed as a son in Charles Joseph Lange's household on the 1930 Census at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Ira John Lange was the best man at the wedding of Walter J. Lange and Bernice E. Schwab in November 1929; Bernice Schwab and Walter Lange marriage announcement.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Paris, Grant, Wisconsin; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0037.

John Lange

M, b. 1837, d. 1911
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1837John Lange was born in 1837.
Marriageafter 1865He married Elizabeth Jansen after 1865.
Death1911John Lange died in 1911.

Children of John Lange and Elizabeth Jansen

Elizabeth Jansen

F, b. 1840, d. 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1860As of before 1860,her married name was Frembgen.
Married Nameafter 1865As of after 1865,her married name was Lange.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1840Elizabeth Jansen was born in 1840.
Marriagebefore 1860She married Anton Frembgen before 1860.
Marriageafter 1865Elizabeth Jansen married John Lange after 1865.
Death1913Elizabeth Jansen died in 1913.

Children of Elizabeth Jansen and Anton Frembgen

Children of Elizabeth Jansen and John Lange

Henry Aloysius Lange

M, b. 17 October 1877, d. 1957
Father*John Lange b. 1837, d. 1911
Mother*Elizabeth Jansen b. 1840, d. 1913
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 October 1877Henry Aloysius Lange was born on 17 October 1877 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Lange and Elizabeth Jansen.
Marriage1901Henry Aloysius Lange married Mary S. Gubbels in 1901.
Death1957Henry Aloysius Lange died in 1957.

Dorothea Agatha Lange

F, b. 21 February 1882, d. 4 October 1963
Father*John Lange b. 1837, d. 1911
Mother*Elizabeth Jansen b. 1840, d. 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Agatha Lange was also known as Dora.
Married NameHer married name was Splinter.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDorothea Agatha Lange married (?) Splinter.
Birth21 February 1882Dorothea Agatha Lange was born on 21 February 1882 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John Lange and Elizabeth Jansen.
Death4 October 1963Dorothea Agatha Lange died on 4 October 1963 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 81.

(?) Splinter

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Splinter married Dorothea Agatha Lange, daughter of John Lange and Elizabeth Jansen.

Marian Balbina Salzmann

F, b. 15 September 1922, d. 17 November 2001
Father*Adolph J. Salzmann b. 14 Mar 1892, d. 26 Oct 1973
Mother*Anna M. Averkamp b. 12 Jun 1892, d. 25 May 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarian Balbina Salzmann was also known as Salzman.
Name VariationMarian Balbina Salzmann was also known as Marion.
Married Name16 February 1944As of 16 February 1944,her married name was Lange.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1922Marian Balbina Salzmann was born on 15 September 1922 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Adolph J. Salzmann and Anna M. Averkamp.
Marriage16 February 1944Marian Balbina Salzmann married Ervin Lange, son of Charles Joseph Lange and Mathilda Kieler, on 16 February 1944 Marian Salzmann and Ervin Lange marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 22, 1944 - Marian Salzmann and Ervin Lange marriage announcement
Death17 November 2001Marian Balbina Salzmann died on 17 November 2001 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 79.

Children of Marian Balbina Salzmann and Ervin Lange