Cletus B. Reuter

M, b. 6 June 1932, d. 17 June 2011
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 June 1932Cletus B. Reuter was born on 6 June 1932 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.
Death17 June 2011Cletus B. Reuter died on 17 June 2011 at age 79 Cletus B. Reuter, 79, of Bagley, WI, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at UW Hospital in Madison. He was born on June 6, 1932, in Potosi, a son of William and Josephine (Stelphflug) Reuter.

Cletus moved the Bloomington area when he was five years old. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the American Legion.

Cletus married Darlene Zenz in 1957.

He owned his own trucking business and farmed until his retirement.

Cletus is survived by his wife, Darlene; four sons, Jeff (Kris) and Joe (Gerri), both of Lancaster, Jim (Diane) and Jack (Patience), both of Denver, CO; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.

A memorial mass was held at 10 am on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington, with Father John Meinholtz officiating. Burial with Military Honors was in Bloomington Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 7 pm on Monday, June 20, at St. Mary's, with a prayer service at 7 pm, and one hour prior to the mass at church on Tuesday. Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington is serving his family.

Reaferd Reuter

M, d. before 2014
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
Life EventDateDescription
Reaferd Reuter was the son of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.
Deathbefore 2014Reaferd Reuter died before 2014.

Catherine Reuter

F, d. before 2014
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Zenz.
Life EventDateDescription
Catherine Reuter was the daughter of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.
MarriageCatherine Reuter married (?) Zenz.
Deathbefore 2014Catherine Reuter died before 2014.

(?) Zenz

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Zenz married Catherine Reuter, daughter of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.

Irvin Bernard Reuter

M, b. 2 February 1923, d. 14 December 2014
Father*George Englebert Reuter b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 10 May 1963
Mother*Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher b. 29 Mar 1899, d. 11 Jun 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 February 1923Irvin Bernard Reuter was born on 2 February 1923 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Englebert Reuter and Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher.
Marriage10 May 1948Irvin Bernard Reuter married Elaine Anna McKelvey on 10 May 1948 Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 17, 1948 - Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement
Death14 December 2014Irvin Bernard Reuter died on 14 December 2014 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 91.

Elaine Anna McKelvey

F, b. 6 February 1923, d. 27 September 2008
Mrs Irvin Reuter (Elaine McKelvey) 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 May 1948As of 10 May 1948,her married name was Reuter.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 February 1923Elaine Anna McKelvey was born on 6 February 1923 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage10 May 1948She married Irvin Bernard Reuter, son of George Englebert Reuter and Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher, on 10 May 1948 Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 17, 1948 - Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement
Death27 September 2008Elaine Anna McKelvey died on 27 September 2008 at age 85 Elaine Anna Reuter, age 85, of Lancaster, died suddenly on Saturday, September 27, 2008, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster. She was born on February 6, 1923, in Potosi, the daughter of Roy and Esther (Koeller) McKelvey. On May 10, 1948, Elaine married Irvin Reuter at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Tennyson. She worked as a bookkeeper for Bailey Oil Company in Lancaster before marrying and raising her family. She also did assessing bookwork for S. Lancaster Township for twenty-eight years. Irvin and Elaine lived most of their married life on the Becher farm south of Lancaster until two years ago, when they moved into Lancaster. She enjoyed gardening and growing flowers and playing games on her computer. Most of all, she loved the visits from her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Irvin, Lancaster; her seven children: Steve Reuter, Milwaukee; Gary (Barb Schneider) Reuter, Lancaster; Kay (Dave) Krohn, Madison; Sue (Steve) Devine, Wisconsin Rapids; Dave (Deb Now) Reuter, Lancaster; Alan (Jan) Reuter, Yankton, SD; Marianne (Kevin) Klais, Fennimore; twelve grandchildren: Scott (Katie) Reuter and Angela Reuter all of Lancaster; Jen (Travis) Higgins, Weston; Gina (Jason) Caldwell, Eau Claire; Matthew Reuter, Salt Lake City, UT; Andrew (Abby Johnson) Reuter, Platteville; Michael and Katherine Krohn, both of Madison; Bethany, Marissa, Saralyn, and Trenten Klais, all of Fennimore; four great-grandchildren: Lexie, Julia, and Jacob Higgins, Weston and Austin Reuter, Lancaster; her brother: Donald (Mary) McKelvey, Lancaster; brothers and sisters-in-law: John Stuer, Dubuque, IA; Eileen Reuter, Potosi; Ruth (Don) Cox, Dubuque, IA; Don Reuter, Apache Junction, AZ; Donna Mae Reuter, Dickeyville; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Stuer, a brother-in-law, Francis Reuter, and a sister-in-law, Bernadette Reuter.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 4, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Friends called on Friday, October 3, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home, Lancaster. Friends also called on Saturday, October 4, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Don Cox

M, d. before 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2014Don Cox died before 2014.

Francis Reuter

M, b. 26 October 1928, d. 4 November 1979
Father*George Englebert Reuter b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 10 May 1963
Mother*Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher b. 29 Mar 1899, d. 11 Jun 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 October 1928Francis Reuter was born on 26 October 1928.
He was the son of George Englebert Reuter and Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher.
Death4 November 1979Francis Reuter died on 4 November 1979 at Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 51.

Francis B. Richgels

M, b. 7 June 1918, d. 31 July 2008
Father*Barney Richgels d. a Nov 1960
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 June 1918Francis B. Richgels was born on 7 June 1918 at Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Barney Richgels.
Marriage2 September 1941Francis B. Richgels married Catherine Weber on 2 September 1941.
Death31 July 2008Francis 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage2 September 1941Catherine Weber married Francis B. Richgels, son of Barney Richgels, on 2 September 1941.
Death18 March 1997Catherine Weber died on 18 March 1997.

LaVerne Haas

M, d. before 2013
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2013LaVerne Haas died before 2013.

George Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Life EventDateDescription
George Koresh was the son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageGeorge Koresh married Laura (?).
Deathbefore 2013George Koresh died before 2013.

Laura (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLaura (?) married George Koresh, son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Laura (?) died before 2013.

Joe Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Life EventDateDescription
Joe Koresh was the son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageJoe Koresh married Emma (?).
Deathbefore 2013Joe Koresh died before 2013.

Emma (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma (?) married Joe Koresh, son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Emma (?) died before 2013.

Robert Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Life EventDateDescription
Robert Koresh was the son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageRobert Koresh married Ruth (?).
Deathbefore 2013Robert Koresh died before 2013.

Ruth (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRuth (?) married Robert Koresh, son of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Ruth (?) died before 2013.

Hattie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stevens.
Life EventDateDescription
Hattie Koresh was the daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageHattie Koresh married Jack Stevens.
Deathbefore 2013Hattie Koresh died before 2013.

Jack Stevens

M, d. before 2013
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJack Stevens married Hattie Koresh, daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Jack Stevens died before 2013.

Tillie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyers.
Life EventDateDescription
Tillie Koresh was the daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageTillie Koresh married Lester Meyers.
Deathbefore 2013Tillie Koresh died before 2013.

Lester Meyers

M, d. before 2013
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLester Meyers married Tillie Koresh, daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Lester Meyers died before 2013.

Rosie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McFall.
Life EventDateDescription
Rosie Koresh was the daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageRosie Koresh married Wayne McFall.
Deathbefore 2013Rosie Koresh died before 2013.

Wayne McFall

M, d. before 2013
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWayne McFall married Rosie Koresh, daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Wayne McFall died before 2013.

Mildred Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Spiker.
Life EventDateDescription
Mildred Koresh was the daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
MarriageMildred Koresh married Louie Spiker.
Deathbefore 2013Mildred Koresh died before 2013.

Louie Spiker

M, d. before 2013
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLouie Spiker married Mildred Koresh, daughter of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz.
Deathbefore 2013Louie Spiker died before 2013.

John Koresh

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Koresh married Sophia Pintz.

Children of John Koresh and Sophia Pintz

Sophia Pintz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSophia Pintz married John Koresh.

Children of Sophia Pintz and John Koresh

George Kress

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Kress was also known as Butch.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Kress married Viola E. Bierman, daughter of Nicolaus Bierman and Anna Neis.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 October 1941JoAnn Kress was born on 16 October 1941.
She was the daughter of George Kress and Viola E. Bierman.
MarriageSeptember 1959JoAnn Kress married (?) Russell in September 1959.
Death5 March 2012JoAnn 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

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSeptember 1959(?) Russell married JoAnn Kress, daughter of George Kress and Viola E. Bierman, in September 1959.