Herbert C. Ott

M, b. 1916, d. 29 March 1985
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1916Herbert C. Ott was born in 1916.
Marriage6 March 1976He married Elsie Alma Bolton on 6 March 1976.
Death29 March 1985Herbert C. Ott died on 29 March 1985.

Wilfrid Stephan Dederich

M, b. 23 December 1923, d. 22 March 1983
Father*Deo Marie Dederich b. 14 Sep 1890, d. 24 May 1969
Mother*Margaret M. Diamond b. 1885, d. 1959
Wilfred Dederich senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilfrid Stephan Dederich was also known as Wilfred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 December 1923Wilfrid Stephan Dederich was born on 23 December 1923 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Deo Marie Dederich and Margaret M. Diamond.
Death22 March 1983Wilfrid Stephan Dederich died on 22 March 1983 at age 59.
  • Wilfrid Stephan Dederich graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Mary Ann McGinley

F, b. 1877, d. 1947
Father*John McGinley b. 12 Mar 1839, d. 4 Jul 1926
Mother*Margaret Powell b. 28 Feb 1854, d. 6 Oct 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Doyle.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Ann McGinley married Patrick H. Doyle.
Birth1877Mary Ann McGinley was born in 1877.
She was the daughter of John McGinley and Margaret Powell.
Death1947Mary Ann McGinley died in 1947.

Children of Mary Ann McGinley and Patrick H. Doyle

Patrick H. Doyle

M, b. 1870, d. 1935
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatrick H. Doyle married Mary Ann McGinley, daughter of John McGinley and Margaret Powell.
Birth1870Patrick H. Doyle was born in 1870.
Death1935He died in 1935.

Children of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley

Robert Mathew Doyle

M, b. 31 January 1917, d. 7 March 1993
Father*Patrick H. Doyle b. 1870, d. 1935
Mother*Mary Ann McGinley b. 1877, d. 1947
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 January 1917Robert Mathew Doyle was born on 31 January 1917 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley.
Death7 March 1993Robert Mathew Doyle died on 7 March 1993 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 76.

Urban Leo Doyle

M, b. 18 July 1918, d. 1986
Father*Patrick H. Doyle b. 1870, d. 1935
Mother*Mary Ann McGinley b. 1877, d. 1947
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 July 1918Urban Leo Doyle was born on 18 July 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley.
Death1986Urban Leo Doyle died in 1986.

Genevieve Doyle

F, b. 12 July 1906, d. 12 October 2002
Father*Patrick H. Doyle b. 1870, d. 1935
Mother*Mary Ann McGinley b. 1877, d. 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGenevieve Doyle was also known as Jennie V.
Married NameHer married name was Kroll.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGenevieve Doyle married John F. Kroll.
Birth12 July 1906Genevieve Doyle was born on 12 July 1906.
She was the daughter of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley.
Death12 October 2002Genevieve Doyle died on 12 October 2002 at age 96.

John F. Kroll

M, b. 15 June 1896, d. 26 March 1953
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn F. Kroll married Genevieve Doyle, daughter of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley.
Birth15 June 1896John F. Kroll was born on 15 June 1896.
Death26 March 1953He died on 26 March 1953 at age 56.

John McGinley

M, b. 12 March 1839, d. 4 July 1926
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn McGinley married Margaret Powell.
Birth12 March 1839John McGinley was born on 12 March 1839 at Ireland.
Death4 July 1926He died on 4 July 1926 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 87.

Child of John McGinley and Margaret Powell

Margaret Powell

F, b. 28 February 1854, d. 6 October 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McGinley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret Powell married John McGinley.
Birth28 February 1854Margaret Powell was born on 28 February 1854 at Wisconsin.
Death6 October 1918She died on 6 October 1918 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 64.

Child of Margaret Powell and John McGinley

Colonel Richard McGinley Doyle

M, b. 24 August 1923, d. 14 October 2011
Father*Patrick H. Doyle b. 1870, d. 1935
Mother*Mary Ann McGinley b. 1877, d. 1947
Dick Doyle senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameColonel Richard McGinley Doyle also went by the name of Dick.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 August 1923Colonel Richard McGinley Doyle was born on 24 August 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Patrick H. Doyle and Mary Ann McGinley.
Death14 October 2011Colonel Richard McGinley Doyle died on 14 October 2011 at Virginia at age 88.
  • Colonel Richard McGinley Doyle graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Pauline C. Knudson

F, b. 16 February 1925, d. 30 June 2011
Father*Henry Knudson b. 1904, d. 1990
Mother*Stella Gelhaus b. 1904, d. 1990
Pauline Knudson senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 February 1942As of 14 February 1942,her married name was Lenz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1925Pauline C. Knudson was born on 16 February 1925 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Knudson and Stella Gelhaus.
Marriage14 February 1942Pauline C. Knudson married Milton H. Lenz on 14 February 1942.
Death30 June 2011Pauline C. Knudson died on 30 June 2011 at age 86 Pauline C. Lenz, age 86, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on
June 30, 2011, at HospiceCare, Inc., in Fitchburg WI. She was born in rural Sauk County on Feb. 16, 1925, the daughter of Henry and Stella (Gelhaus) Knudson.

Pauline graduated as valedictorian of her high school class in Spring Green WI in June of 1941. She married Milton H. Lenz on Feb. 14, 1942. They lived in Bear Creek WI and in 1945 moved to Madison WI. She and her husband were active members of Bethel Lutheran Church. Pauline joined the Bethel staff in 1954 and had the pleasure of working for and with many youth directors and pastors until her retirement in 1990.

Lifelong pleasures were her family, entertaining, cooking, reading, playing cards, and tending to her flowers. Pauline also enjoyed traveling with her beloved husband Milt throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Pauline is survived by her daughter Sandra (Charles) Stark; grandchildren Erik (Karla) Hendrickson and Shana (Michael) Leith; great-grandsons Lukas and Jacob; and by many others she and Milt felt were a part of their extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Milt.
  • Pauline C. Knudson graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Milton H. Lenz

M, b. 1918, d. 2009
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1918Milton H. Lenz was born in 1918.
Marriage14 February 1942He married Pauline C. Knudson, daughter of Henry Knudson and Stella Gelhaus, on 14 February 1942.
Death2009Milton H. Lenz died in 2009.

Elmer Gelhous

M, b. 31 August 1899, d. 3 February 1970
Father*Arnold Gelhaus Jr. b. 29 Mar 1864, d. 23 Jun 1940
Mother*Anna M. Christensen b. 1877, d. 1956
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 August 1899Elmer Gelhous was born on 31 August 1899.
He was the son of Arnold Gelhaus Jr. and Anna M. Christensen.
Death3 February 1970Elmer Gelhous died on 3 February 1970 at age 70.

Hazel Gelhaus

F, b. 1911, d. 26 December 1972
Father*Arnold Gelhaus Jr. b. 29 Mar 1864, d. 23 Jun 1940
Mother*Anna M. Christensen b. 1877, d. 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1938As of 1938,her married name was Sopher.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1911Hazel Gelhaus was born in 1911 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Arnold Gelhaus Jr. and Anna M. Christensen.
Marriage1938Hazel Gelhaus married Joseph V. Sopher, son of Gilbert Sopher and Seripta May Whiteaker, in 1938.
Death26 December 1972Hazel Gelhaus died on 26 December 1972 at Wisconsin.

Joseph V. Sopher

M, b. 13 July 1909, d. 12 May 1998
Father*Gilbert Sopher b. 1871, d. 1934
Mother*Seripta May Whiteaker b. 25 Jul 1875, d. 6 May 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 July 1909Joseph V. Sopher was born on 13 July 1909 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Gilbert Sopher and Seripta May Whiteaker.
Marriage1938Joseph V. Sopher married Hazel Gelhaus, daughter of Arnold Gelhaus Jr. and Anna M. Christensen, in 1938.
Death12 May 1998Joseph V. Sopher died on 12 May 1998 at Wisconsin at age 88.

Gilbert Sopher

M, b. 1871, d. 1934
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGilbert Sopher married Seripta May Whiteaker.
Birth1871Gilbert Sopher was born in 1871.
Death1934He died in 1934.

Children of Gilbert Sopher and Seripta May Whiteaker

Seripta May Whiteaker

F, b. 25 July 1875, d. 6 May 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sopher.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSeripta May Whiteaker married Gilbert Sopher.
Birth25 July 1875Seripta May Whiteaker was born on 25 July 1875 at Wisconsin.
Death6 May 1970She died on 6 May 1970 at Wisconsin at age 94.

Children of Seripta May Whiteaker and Gilbert Sopher

George Nelson Sopher

M, b. 21 August 1895, d. 6 May 1962
Father*Gilbert Sopher b. 1871, d. 1934
Mother*Seripta May Whiteaker b. 25 Jul 1875, d. 6 May 1970
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Nelson Sopher married Cornelia Lillie Stetler.
Birth21 August 1895George Nelson Sopher was born on 21 August 1895 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Gilbert Sopher and Seripta May Whiteaker.
Death6 May 1962George Nelson Sopher died on 6 May 1962 at Wisconsin at age 66.

Children of George Nelson Sopher and Cornelia Lillie Stetler

Cornelia Lillie Stetler

F, b. 12 July 1899, d. 21 November 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sopher.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCornelia Lillie Stetler married George Nelson Sopher, son of Gilbert Sopher and Seripta May Whiteaker.
Birth12 July 1899Cornelia Lillie Stetler was born on 12 July 1899 at Wisconsin.
Death21 November 1995She died on 21 November 1995 at Wisconsin at age 96.

Children of Cornelia Lillie Stetler and George Nelson Sopher

LaVern Gilbert Sopher

M, b. 11 January 1922, d. 22 October 1999
Father*George Nelson Sopher b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 6 May 1962
Mother*Cornelia Lillie Stetler b. 12 Jul 1899, d. 21 Nov 1995
LaVern Sopher senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 January 1922LaVern Gilbert Sopher was born on 11 January 1922 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Nelson Sopher and Cornelia Lillie Stetler.
Death22 October 1999LaVern Gilbert Sopher died on 22 October 1999 at Wisconsin at age 77.
  • LaVern Gilbert Sopher graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Reverand Murray J. Sopher

M, b. 22 January 1924, d. 17 August 2013
Father*George Nelson Sopher b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 6 May 1962
Mother*Cornelia Lillie Stetler b. 12 Jul 1899, d. 21 Nov 1995
Murray Sopher senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 January 1924Reverand Murray J. Sopher was born on 22 January 1924.
He was the son of George Nelson Sopher and Cornelia Lillie Stetler.
Death17 August 2013Reverand Murray J. Sopher died on 17 August 2013 at age 89.
  • Reverand Murray J. Sopher graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth Ellefson

F, b. 1899, d. 1992
Father*Ole H. Ellefson b. 2 Jul 1855, d. 15 Jun 1937
Mother*Helge (?) b. 7 Aug 1859, d. 12 Feb 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Moore.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Ellefson married Charles H. Moore.
Birth1899Elizabeth Ellefson was born in 1899.
She was the daughter of Ole H. Ellefson and Helge (?).
Death1992Elizabeth Ellefson died in 1992.

Child of Elizabeth Ellefson and Charles H. Moore

Charles H. Moore

M, b. 1897, d. 1967
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles H. Moore married Elizabeth Ellefson, daughter of Ole H. Ellefson and Helge (?).
Birth1897Charles H. Moore was born in 1897.
Death1967He died in 1967.

Child of Charles H. Moore and Elizabeth Ellefson

Ole H. Ellefson

M, b. 2 July 1855, d. 15 June 1937
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageOle H. Ellefson married Helge (?).
Birth2 July 1855Ole H. Ellefson was born on 2 July 1855 at Norway.
Death15 June 1937He died on 15 June 1937 at USA at age 81.

Child of Ole H. Ellefson and Helge (?)

Helge (?)

F, b. 7 August 1859, d. 12 February 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHelge (?) was also known as Hattie (?).
Married NameHer married name was Ellefson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHelge (?) married Ole H. Ellefson.
Birth7 August 1859Helge (?) was born on 7 August 1859 at Norway.
Death12 February 1944She died on 12 February 1944 at USA at age 84.

Child of Helge (?) and Ole H. Ellefson

Nettie Reely

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hayes.
Married NameHer married name was Hays.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNettie Reely married Walter Benjamin Hays, son of Calvin W. Hays and Adeline Olmstead.

Child of Nettie Reely and Walter Benjamin Hays

Hannah Frank

F, b. 1884, d. 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hayes.
Married NameHer married name was Hays.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHannah Frank married Calvin W. Hayes, son of Walter Benjamin Hays and Nettie Reely.
Birth1884Hannah Frank was born in 1884 at Louisiana.
Death1979She died in 1979.

Child of Hannah Frank and Calvin W. Hayes

Margaret Hayes

F, b. 25 March 1924, d. 21 August 2007
Father*Calvin W. Hayes b. 1886, d. 1951
Mother*Hannah Frank b. 1884, d. 1979
Margaret Hayes senior portrait 1941 Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1924Margaret Hayes was born on 25 March 1924 at New York.
She was the daughter of Calvin W. Hayes and Hannah Frank.
Death21 August 2007Margaret Hayes died on 21 August 2007 at age 83.
  • Margaret Hayes graduated in 1941 at Spring Green High School, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Mary Lou Pulvermacher

F, b. 14 December 1941, d. 23 February 2013
Father*Albert J. Pulvermacher b. 28 Nov 1911, d. 24 Aug 1967
Mother*Ella May LaBounty b. 1919, d. 9 Jul 1987
Mary Lou (Pulvermacher) Palmer Mueller
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1972As of before 1972,her married name was Palmer.
Married Nameafter 1972As of after 1972,her married name was Mueller.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 December 1941Mary Lou Pulvermacher was born on 14 December 1941 at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert J. Pulvermacher and Ella May LaBounty.
Marriagebefore 1972Mary Lou Pulvermacher married Clarence J. Palmer before 1972.
Marriageafter 1972Mary Lou Pulvermacher married Delano Mueller after 1972.
Death23 February 2013Mary Lou Pulvermacher died on 23 February 2013 at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 71 Mary Lou Mueller, age 72, of Baraboo, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo.

Mary was born the daughter of, Albert J. and Ella May (La Bounty) Pulvermacher, on Dec. 14, 1941 in Spring Green. She had worked at Reedsburg Hospital for over five years, and had been employed at a local factory for over 15 years. Most recently, she enjoyed working as a certified nurse's aide at St. Clare Meadows Care Center for 24 years. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends in sharing conversation and good times.

Survivors include her children, Lisa Palmer of La Crosse, Miriam (Darin) Helms of Baraboo, Katherine (Mike) Lowe of Missouri, Rebecca Cummings of Viroqua; three sisters, Joy Conway of Spring Green, Jean (Al) Hanko of Cazenovia, Julie (Ron) Dorn of Reedsburg; two brothers, David (Joyce) Pulvermacher of Reedsburg, and Mark Pulvermacher of Brimley, Mich; grandchildren, Alyssa and Hallie Helms, Allishia Zimmerly, Brittany, Cody, Jessica and Josey Cummings; and other relatives and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Delano "Del" Mueller in September of 2007; her parents; an infant daughter, Janice Palmer; a son, Chandler A. Palmer; and several aunts and uncles.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Open Door Baptist Church, 1007 Washington Ave., in Baraboo, with Pastor William Metzger officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 5 p.m. until the time of service. A graveside service will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in Walnut Hill Cemetery.

Children of Mary Lou Pulvermacher and Clarence J. Palmer