Florence Louise Schrank

F, b. 24 July 1945, d. 19 December 2018
Father*Otto Emil Schrank b. 27 Sep 1912, d. 16 Dec 1967
Mother*Melvina Solchenberger b. 7 Sep 1920, d. 8 Jan 2008
Florence Louise (Schrank) Hale
Mrs Roger Hale (Florence Schrank) 1967
Florence Schrank 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 September 1967As of 2 September 1967,her married name was Hale.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 July 1945Florence Louise Schrank was born on 24 July 1945.
She was the daughter of Otto Emil Schrank and Melvina Solchenberger.
Death19 December 2018Florence Louise Schrank died on 19 December 2018 at age 73 Florence Louise (Schrank) Hale, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Florence Hale, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister passed away after a two-year battle of cancer at the age 73 years old. Florence will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 51 years, Roger and her children, Craig (JaNeal) and Chris (Lori). Florence will also be affectionately remembered by her four grandchildren, Emily, Cody, Audrey and Ryan. Florence was proceeded in death by her parents Otto and Melvina Schrank, sister Carlotta Treptow and brother Carl Schrank. She is survived and will be missed by her bother Edwin Schrank and many brother and sister in laws, nieces and nephews. Florence will also be missed by many childhood, work and family friends.

Florence grew up in the LaValle, Wisconsin area. Florence and Roger moved from Reedsburg, WI to Mesa, Arizona in 1976. Florence was the Production Control Manager at Phoenix Manufacturing for over 35 years.

A Celebration of Florence’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on January 15, 2019 at Mariposa Garden, 400 S Power Road, Mesa, AZ. There will be a Celebration of Life this summer in Wisconsin, details to be provided.
Florence Louise (Schrank) Hale obituary
  • Florence Louise Schrank graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Carl Raymond Schrank

M, b. 6 June 1949, d. 6 September 2013
Father*Otto Emil Schrank b. 27 Sep 1912, d. 16 Dec 1967
Mother*Melvina Solchenberger b. 7 Sep 1920, d. 8 Jan 2008
Carl Raymond Schrank
Carl Schrank - Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 June 1949Carl Raymond Schrank was born on 6 June 1949 at twin with Carlotta.
He was the son of Otto Emil Schrank and Melvina Solchenberger.
Marriage21 June 1986Carl Raymond Schrank married June Marie Giebel, daughter of Donald Giebel, on 21 June 1986 at Sauk, Wisconsin, wedding photo of June Marie (Ballweg) and Carl Raymond Schrank with his son Jason Edward.
June Marie (Ballweg) and Carl Raymond Schrank with his son Jason Edward
Death6 September 2013Carl Raymond Schrank died on 6 September 2013 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 64 Carl R Schrank, age 64, of Wonewoc, died Friday, Sept 6, 2013 at UW Hospital in Madison, He was born on June 6, 1949 in Hillsboro, the son of Otto and Melvina (Solchenberger) Schrank. Carl was a 1967 graduate of Webb High School. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Era serving with the US Navy. On June 21, 1986 he was married to the former June (Giebel) Kowalke. She preceded him in death on Feb 22, 2000. He later married the former Joan Mittelstaedt on Jan 5, 2008. Carl started his working career at Almet in Baraboo whe he was then transferred to Indiana. Following June's death, he returned to the LaValle area. He then worked at Land's End and more recently at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. Carl was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in LaValle. He was a Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers fan, enjoyed listening to country music and traveling. He was also preceded in death by his parents; and a stepson, Darren Kowalke. Survivors include his wife, Joan; son, Jason Schrank of Blue Mounds; stepchildren, David (Candy) Kowalke of Rock Springs and stacie (Patrick) John of Reedsburg; Joan's son, Matt Mittelstaedt of Portage; ten grandchildren, Olivia, David, Samantha, Brandon, Alesha, Dillan, Kenturah, Lourdis and Savannah; brother, Edwin (Mary) of Edgerton; two sisters, Florence (Roger) Hale of Mesa, AZ and Carlotta (Herb) Treptow of Orrington, ME; brother-in-law, Jim (Audrey) Patrick of Reedsburg; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Interment will be at St John's Lutheran Cemetery in Rock Springs.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal September 9, 2013 - Carl Raymond Schrank obituary
Burialafter 6 September 2013He was buried after 6 September 2013 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Carl R and June M Schrank tombstone
  • On 22 July 1960 at Shields Family Reunion, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, The sixth Shields family reunion was held Sunday at the Fish Hatchery Park in Madison.
  • Carl Raymond Schrank graduated in 1967 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Carlotta Mae Schrank

F, b. 6 June 1949, d. 28 August 2017
Father*Otto Emil Schrank b. 27 Sep 1912, d. 16 Dec 1967
Mother*Melvina Solchenberger b. 7 Sep 1920, d. 8 Jan 2008
Carlotta Schrank - Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1970As of 20 June 1970,her married name was Treptow.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 June 1949Carlotta Mae Schrank was born on 6 June 1949 at twin with Carl.
She was the daughter of Otto Emil Schrank and Melvina Solchenberger.
Death28 August 2017Carlotta Mae Schrank died on 28 August 2017 at age 68 Carlotta Mae Treptow, 68, of Orrington, Maine, formerly of La Valle, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was born June 6, 1949, to Otto and Melvina Schrank. She married Herbert Treptow on June 20, 1970, and together they made their home and raised their family on La Valle Street in La Valle. Carlotta worked at Hankscraft in Reedsburg for several years and worked at Seats Inc. from 1982-2006. She and Herb moved to Maine in 2006 to be near their first grandchild. Since moving to Maine she had enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren, knitting, crocheting, reading and staying loyal to her Green Bay Packers.

She is survived by her husband Herb of 47 years; daughters, Kelli (Corey) Veilleux of Bucksport, Maine, Tracy Treptow of Orrington, Maine; grandchildren, Emma and Grant Veilleux of Bucksport, Maine; brother Edwin Schrank of Edgerton; sister Florence (Roger) Hale of Mesa, Arizona; sisters-in-law, Joan Schrank of Wonewoc, Sheila Gibeaut of Reedsburg, Nancy (Theron) Moore of LaFarge; brothers-in-law, Curt (Rita) Miller of Wonewoc, Dean (Tammy) Miller of Wonewoc; many nieces, nephews; cousins and other family and special friends.

She was predeceased by her parents; twin brother Carl Schrank; and sister-in-law Mary Schrank.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in La Valle. A celebration of life potluck luncheon will follow at Summit Park on Highway 58 in Wonewoc.
Reedsburg Times-Press (Reedsburg, Wisconsin) 19 Sep 2017 - Carlotta Mae (Schrank) Treptow obituary
  • On 22 July 1960 at Shields Family Reunion, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, The sixth Shields family reunion was held Sunday at the Fish Hatchery Park in Madison.
  • Carlotta Mae Schrank graduated in 1967 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Augusta Margaret Solchenberger

F, b. 8 February 1914, d. 14 January 1929
Father*Peter Solchenberger b. 26 Jun 1883, d. 12 Feb 1963
Mother*Florence Malvina Engwall b. 18 Jan 1895, d. 9 Apr 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 February 1914Augusta Margaret Solchenberger was born on 8 February 1914 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Peter Solchenberger and Florence Malvina Engwall.
Death14 January 1929Augusta Margaret Solchenberger died on 14 January 1929 at Juneau, Wisconsin, at age 14.
Burialafter 14 January 1929She was buried after 14 January 1929 at Pine Eden Cemetery, Juneau, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinAugusta Margaret Solchenberger was listed as a daughter in Peter Solchenberger's household on the 1920 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Edward Solchenberger.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED182. Dwelling 21.

Mathias Solchenberger

M, b. 24 February 1852, d. 5 December 1930
Father*George Solchenberger b. 7 Sep 1821, d. 7 Jul 1901
Mother*Theresia Estermann b. 31 Dec 1831, d. 8 Feb 1866
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMathias Solchenberger was also known as Matt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 February 1852Mathias Solchenberger was born on 24 February 1852 at Germany.
He was the son of George Solchenberger and Theresia Estermann.
Marriage7 June 1876Mathias Solchenberger married Margaret Ferguson on 7 June 1876.
Death5 December 1930Mathias Solchenberger died on 5 December 1930 at Juneau, Wisconsin, at age 78 Matthias Solchenberger, 78, pioneer resident of central Wisconsin, passed away at 4 o'clock Friday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Len Joslyn, in Armenia, following a lingering illness.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday from the Joslyn home, Rev. C. A. O'Neill of Nekoosa officiating. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery in Armenia.
Mr. Solchenberger was born February 24, 1852, in Germany, coming to this country with his parents at the age of 4. He was married June 7, 1876, to Margaret Ferguson at Wonewoc. His wife preceded him in death. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Joslyn, Mrs. Anna Kranske and Mrs. Frances Warner of Chicago, and four sons, George of Pensacola, Fla., Matt of Athens, Wis., Peter of Wonewoc and Robert of Nekoosa.
Census DateLocationDescription
circa June 1880Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinMathias Solchenberger was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1900Armenia, Juneau, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Armenia, Juneau, Wisconsin.2
29 April 1910Armenia, Juneau, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Armenia, Juneau, Wisconsin.3
  • Mathias Solchenberger immigrated with George Solchenberger and Theresia Estermann on 26 June 1855 at New York, New York; Arrival Date: 26 Jun 1855
    Place of Origin: Bavaria
    Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York
    Port Arrival State: New York
    Port Arrival Country: United States
    Ship Name: D Havahgan (also reported as ship name D.H. Watjen).

Children of Mathias Solchenberger and Margaret Ferguson

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 309D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, dwelling 125.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED67. Dwelling 105.

Edward William Solchenberger

M, b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 August 1950
Father*Anthony Solchenberger b. 13 Jun 1853, d. 19 Feb 1933
Mother*Anna M. Baldinger b. 26 Jul 1863, d. 7 Oct 1921
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 May 1885Edward William Solchenberger was born on 29 May 1885 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anthony Solchenberger and Anna M. Baldinger.
Marriagecirca 1910Edward William Solchenberger married Rose Ann Ennis circa 1910.
Death28 August 1950Edward William Solchenberger died on 28 August 1950 at Wisconsin at age 65.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Armenia, Juneau, WisconsinEdward William Solchenberger was listed as a son in Anthony Solchenberger's household on the 1900 Census at Armenia, Juneau, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinEdward William Solchenberger was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin, married less than a year.2
6 January 1920Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to Peter Solchenberger.3
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Edward William Solchenberger and Rose Ann Ennis

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, dwelling 132.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED131. Dwelling 14.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED182. Dwelling 21.

Rose Ann Ennis

F, b. 13 January 1893, d. 26 September 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRose Ann Ennis was also known as Roseanne.
Name VariationRose Ann Ennis was also known as Rosa.
Name VariationRose Ann Ennis was also known as Rosie.
Married Namecirca 1910As of circa 1910,her married name was Solchenberger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 January 1893Rose Ann Ennis was born on 13 January 1893 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1910She married Edward William Solchenberger, son of Anthony Solchenberger and Anna M. Baldinger, circa 1910.
Death26 September 1961Rose Ann Ennis died on 26 September 1961 at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinRose Ann Ennis was listed as wife in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1910 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; married less than a year.1
6 January 1920Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinRose Ann Ennis was listed as wife in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1920 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Peter Solchenberger.2
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinRose Ann Ennis was listed as wife in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Rose Ann Ennis and Edward William Solchenberger

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED131. Dwelling 14.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED182. Dwelling 21.

Irene Edith Solchenberger

F, b. 30 March 1914, d. 30 March 2009
Father*Edward William Solchenberger b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Aug 1950
Mother*Rose Ann Ennis b. 13 Jan 1893, d. 26 Sep 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 February 1952As of 25 February 1952,her married name was Kroeger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 March 1914Irene Edith Solchenberger was born on 30 March 1914 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edward William Solchenberger and Rose Ann Ennis.
Marriage25 February 1952Irene Edith Solchenberger married Edmund E. Kroeger on 25 February 1952.
Death30 March 2009Irene Edith Solchenberger died on 30 March 2009 at age 95 Irene Edith Kroeger, age 95 of Wonewoc, formerly of Baraboo, passed away on her birthday, March 30, 2009 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Elroy. She was the daughter of Edward William and Rose Ann (Ennis) Solchenberger, born on March 30, 1914 in Plum Valley, Township of Woodland, Sauk County, Wisconsin.

She attended County Corners Grade School in Plum Valley and graduated from Wonewoc High School in 1932. She was employed as a waitress in Reedsburg and Florida for several years.

Later, she was employed at the hammock factory, St. Clare Hospital and St. Vincent de Paul in Baraboo. Irene was united in marriage to Edmund E. Kroeger on Feb. 25, 1952 at Sacred Heart Rectory in Reedsburg.

They lived all their married lives in Baraboo. She was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo, where she spent many hours making quilts for the missions.

Irene moved to Wonewoc in 1990 and was a member of St. Jerome's Catholic Church. She loved to travel and enjoyed visiting with relatives and friends. Irene was a happy person who enjoyed her life.

Irene is survived by a sister-in-law, Dolores Solchenberger of Union Center; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmund on Dec. 2, 1984; her parents; a sister, Regina Herrewig; and two brothers, James and Edward.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Kroeger will be conducted on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in St. Jerome's Catholic Church, Wonewoc with Father Joseph Nakwah officiating. Burial will be made in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Baraboo. Friends may call on Saturday at St. Jerome's Catholic Church in Wonewoc from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m.

The Thompson Funeral Home in Wonewoc is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinIrene Edith Solchenberger was listed as a daughter in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1920 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Peter Solchenberger.1
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinIrene Edith Solchenberger was listed as a daughter in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED182. Dwelling 21.

Regina Annie Solchenberger

F, b. 21 March 1917, d. 21 August 1997
Father*Edward William Solchenberger b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Aug 1950
Mother*Rose Ann Ennis b. 13 Jan 1893, d. 26 Sep 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 February 1941As of 15 February 1941,her married name was Herrewig.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 March 1917Regina Annie Solchenberger was born on 21 March 1917 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edward William Solchenberger and Rose Ann Ennis.
Death21 August 1997Regina Annie Solchenberger died on 21 August 1997 at Juneau, Wisconsin, at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinRegina Annie Solchenberger was listed as a daughter in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1920 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Peter Solchenberger.1
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinRegina Annie Solchenberger was listed as a daughter in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED182. Dwelling 21.

James Edward Solchenberger

M, b. 6 March 1921, d. 20 October 2004
Father*Edward William Solchenberger b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Aug 1950
Mother*Rose Ann Ennis b. 13 Jan 1893, d. 26 Sep 1961
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 March 1921James Edward Solchenberger was born on 6 March 1921 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edward William Solchenberger and Rose Ann Ennis.
Marriage28 August 1946James Edward Solchenberger married Betty Ann Carpenter on 28 August 1946.
Death20 October 2004James Edward Solchenberger died on 20 October 2004 at age 83 James Edward Solchenberger, 83, of Union Center died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hillsboro. He was born on March 6, 1921, in the town of Woodland, Sauk County, Wis., to Edward and Rose (Ennis) Solchenberger. On Aug. 28, 1946, he was united in marriage to Betty Ann Carpenter at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Union Center. Following their marriage they lived on the Solchenberger farm in Plum Valley until moving to Union Center. He was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Union Center and St. Jerome's Catholic Church in Wonewoc. Jim drove semi trucks for more than 40 years with Heding Truck Service, Quality Carriers and Korth Transfer. He was also employed for a short time with his father-in-law, Clifford Carpenter for Ryan Construction. After his retirement in 1988, he worked part-time for Spring Valley Golf Course, Hillsboro Co-op and Grande Cheese Company. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was a World War II veteran. He saw action in the European Theatre of Operations. Jim was a member of the Union Center American Legion Post 504 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Camp Douglas, Wis. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4295 in Union Center, where he was awarded for 47 years of loyal and faithful service. He was especially fond of Pete Gnirk and Charles Herrewig for their friendship and support. The family would like to give special thanks to P.A. Tom Franke, Dr. Sandyha Shah, and the staff at St. Joseph Hospital for their kindness and care. Jim is survived by his wife, Betty A. Solchenberger of Union Center; five children, Cheryl (Harold) Thompson of Wonewoc, Lawrence (Kathy) Solchenberger of Sauk City, Lynette (the Rev. John) Wille of Tomah, Wis., Thomas (Darcy) Solchenberger of Wonewoc, Daniel (Lisa) Solchenberger of Davenport, Iowa; 18 grandchildren, Tamara (Scott) Gruen, Melissa (Patrick) Stanek, Lincoln Thompson, John-Paul Thompson, Laurie Solchenberger, Ryan, Solchenberger, Arron Solchenberger, Jessica Wille, Sarah (Paul) Hasbrook, Laura Wille, Seth Schultz, Rebecca Solchenberger, Dustin Solchenberger, Megan Solchenberger, Jordan Solchenberger, Paige Solchenberger, Elizabeth Solchenberger, and Hannah Solchenberger; six great-grandchildren, Brett, Allyson and Tyler Stanek, Joshua, Jacob and Jonah Gruen; a brother, Edward (Dolores) Solchenberger of Union Center; a sister, Irene Kroeger of Wonewoc; nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. His parents and a sister, Regina Herrewig, preceded him in death. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Union Center, with Father Wayne Kidd officiating. Burial will follow in St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by the Union Center American Legion Post 504. Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, Wonewoc. A scripture prayer service will be conducted at 7:45 p.m. to be followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary. Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinJames Edward Solchenberger was listed as a son in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • James Edward Solchenberger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Union Center, Juneau, Wisconsin.

Edward F. Solchenberger

M, b. 29 January 1928, d. 31 January 2007
Father*Edward William Solchenberger b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Aug 1950
Mother*Rose Ann Ennis b. 13 Jan 1893, d. 26 Sep 1961
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 January 1928Edward F. Solchenberger was born on 29 January 1928 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edward William Solchenberger and Rose Ann Ennis.
Death31 January 2007Edward F. Solchenberger died on 31 January 2007 at age 79 Edward F. Solchenberger, age 79, of Union Center, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. He was born Jan. 29, 1928, in the Township of Woodland, Sauk County, the son of Edward W. and Roseanne (Ennis) Solchenberger. He grew up on his parent's farm, helping with the farm work. He went to school at the County Corners Country School. Ed served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948. He was a veteran of World War II, with most of his active duty in Guam. Upon his return from the Navy, he was united in marriage to Dolores E. Stull, the daughter of William and Thelma (Snyder) Stull, on April 10, 1948, at St. Jerome's Catholic Church in Wonewoc. He was an over the road semi driver most of his life. In that time he drove for Hart Transfer, Korth Transfer, Werner Continental, but most of his career was spent at Heding Truck Service. After his retirement, he worked for the Hillsboro Farmers Coop and also for the Village of Union Center. Ed enjoyed cutting wood, gardening, yard work watching birds and he treasured his family, friends and neighbors. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Jerome's Catholic Church and St. Theresa's Catholic Church. He served for many years on the St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery Board. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him, because anyone who knew him loved him as much as his family loved him. Ed wished to be an organ and tissue donor and his wishes were respected by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James; a sister, Regina Herrewig; and brothers-in-law, Everett Herrewig, Edward Kroeger, Roland Kimball, Donald Wenzel, Frank Stage and Lawrence Peterson. He is survived by his wife, Dolores; children, William E. (Bess) Solchenberger of Union Center, Diana Hubbard of Reedsburg and Darcy Kaske (Glen Chamberlain) of Mauston; four grandchildren, Michael (Janyce) Hubbard, Dawn Solchenberger, Sean Kaske and William F. Solchenberger; six great-grandchildren, Domeneck Solchenberger, Breanna and Mason Kaske and Olivia, Benjamin and Hannah Hubbard; sister, Irene Kroeger; five sisters-in-law, Betty Solchenberger, Donna Stage, Audrey Stull, Dorothy Kimball and Constance Wenzel; special friends, Ron and Gisela Hubbard; and many nieces, nephews and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at ST. THERESA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, in Union Center, with Father Joseph Nakwah officiating. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, at the THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, in Wonewoc. A Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 6:45 p.m. followed by a KC Rosary. Burial will be in St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery in Union Center. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Wonewoc American Legion Post 206.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1930Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinEdward F. Solchenberger was listed as a son in Edward William Solchenberger's household on the 1930 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.

George Solchenberger

M, b. 7 September 1821, d. 7 July 1901
Father*Georg Solchenberger b. 1 Sep 1787, d. bt 1857 - 1860
Mother*Ursula Engl b. 23 Sep 1790, d. 1 Dec 1859
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Solchenberger was also known as Georg.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 September 1821George Solchenberger was born on 7 September 1821 at Bavaria, Germany, also reported as 1820; also reported as Apr 1823.
He was the son of Georg Solchenberger and Ursula Engl.
Marriagebefore 1852George Solchenberger married Theresia Estermann before 1852.
Marriagebefore 1870George Solchenberger married Anna Maria Herzog before 1870.
Marriagecirca 1878George Solchenberger married Gertrude Gutreuter circa 1878.
Death7 July 1901George Solchenberger died on 7 July 1901 at Richland, Wisconsin, at age 79.
Census DateLocationDescription
1870Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinGeorge Solchenberger was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin, also living with them is male Modest Solchenberger, age 18 born in Bavaria.1
circa June 1880Westford, Richland, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westford, Richland, Wisconsin.2
1 June 1900Westford, Richland, WisconsinHe was listed as a border (actually husband) in Gertrude Gutreuter's household on the 1900 Census at Westford, Richland, Wisconsin.3
  • George Solchenberger and Theresia Estermann immigrated on 26 June 1855 to New York, New York, Arrival Date: 26 Jun 1855
    Place of Origin: Bavaria
    Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York
    Port Arrival State: New York
    Port Arrival Country: United States
    Ship Name: D Havahgan (also reported as ship name D.H. Watjen).

Children of George Solchenberger and Theresia Estermann

Children of George Solchenberger and Anna Maria Herzog

Children of George Solchenberger and Gertrude Gutreuter

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, page 2. dwelling 15.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1445 Page Number 193C.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Westford, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_ 1813; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 123.

Margaret Ferguson

F, b. 17 November 1860, d. 26 July 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 June 1876As of 7 June 1876,her married name was Solchenberger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 November 1860Margaret Ferguson was born on 17 November 1860 at Wisconsin also reported as Dec 1859.
Marriage7 June 1876She married Mathias Solchenberger, son of George Solchenberger and Theresia Estermann, on 7 June 1876.
Death26 July 1913Margaret Ferguson died on 26 July 1913 at Juneau, Wisconsin, at age 52.
Census DateLocationDescription
circa June 1880Woodland, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Ferguson was listed as wife in Mathias Solchenberger's household on the 1880 Census at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1900Armenia, Juneau, WisconsinMargaret Ferguson was listed as wife in Mathias Solchenberger's household on the 1900 Census at Armenia, Juneau, Wisconsin.2
29 April 1910Armenia, Juneau, WisconsinMargaret Ferguson was listed as wife in Mathias Solchenberger's household on the 1910 Census at Armenia, Juneau, Wisconsin.3
  • Margaret Ferguson had 7 with 6 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 8 with 7 living in 1910 children.

Children of Margaret Ferguson and Mathias Solchenberger

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 309D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, dwelling 125.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED67. Dwelling 105.

Florence Melvina Solchenberger

F, b. 22 June 1917, d. 19 December 1918
Father*Peter Solchenberger b. 26 Jun 1883, d. 12 Feb 1963
Mother*Florence Malvina Engwall b. 18 Jan 1895, d. 9 Apr 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 June 1917Florence Melvina Solchenberger was born on 22 June 1917.
She was the daughter of Peter Solchenberger and Florence Malvina Engwall.
Death19 December 1918Florence Melvina Solchenberger died on 19 December 1918 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 1.
Burialafter 19 December 1918She was buried after 19 December 1918 at Pine Eden Cemetery, Juneau, Wisconsin.

Nordon Jean Solchenberger

M, b. 15 July 1933, d. 5 September 1980
Father*Peter Solchenberger b. 26 Jun 1883, d. 12 Feb 1963
Mother*Florence Malvina Engwall b. 18 Jan 1895, d. 9 Apr 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 July 1933Nordon Jean Solchenberger was born on 15 July 1933.
He was the son of Peter Solchenberger and Florence Malvina Engwall.
Death5 September 1980Nordon Jean Solchenberger died on 5 September 1980 at age 47 died on September 5th, 1980 by suicide. He was found on September 6th in his home.
Burialafter 6 September 1980He was buried after 6 September 1980 at Pine Eden Cemetery, Juneau, Wisconsin.
  • Nordon Jean Solchenberger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last benefits Schofield, Marathon, Wisconsin.

F. John McShane

M, b. circa 1856
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationF. John McShane was also known as John.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1856F. John McShane was born circa 1856 at Illinois.
Marriage11 November 1885He married Ellen Confrey on 11 November 1885 at Will, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Joliet, Will, IllinoisF. John McShane was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.2
12 April 1930Joliet, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.3

Children of F. John McShane and Ellen Confrey

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00011078.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 32.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-17. Dwelling 348.

Ellen Confrey

F, b. circa 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEllen Confrey was also known as Helen.
Married Name11 November 1885As of 11 November 1885,her married name was McShane.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1860Ellen Confrey was born circa 1860 at Illinois.
Marriage11 November 1885She married F. John McShane on 11 November 1885 at Will, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Joliet, Will, IllinoisEllen Confrey was listed as wife in F. John McShane's household on the 1920 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.2
12 April 1930Joliet, Will, IllinoisEllen Confrey was listed as wife in F. John McShane's household on the 1930 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Ellen Confrey and F. John McShane

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00011078.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 32.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-17. Dwelling 348.

Francis McShane

M, b. circa 1900
Father*F. John McShane b. c 1856
Mother*Ellen Confrey b. c 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1900Francis McShane was born circa 1900 at Illinois.
He was the son of F. John McShane and Ellen Confrey.
Marriagecirca 1920Francis McShane married Myrtle (?) circa 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Joliet, Will, IllinoisFrancis McShane was listed as a son in F. John McShane's household on the 1920 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.1
3 April 1930Joliet, Will, IllinoisFrancis McShane was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 32.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-32. Dwelling 44.

Katherine McShane

F, b. circa 1906
Father*F. John McShane b. c 1856
Mother*Ellen Confrey b. c 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine McShane was also known as Catherine.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Katherine McShane was born circa 1906 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of F. John McShane and Ellen Confrey.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Joliet, Will, IllinoisKatherine McShane was listed as a daughter in F. John McShane's household on the 1920 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Joliet, Will, IllinoisKatherine McShane was listed as a daughter in F. John McShane's household on the 1930 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 32.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-17. Dwelling 348.

Myrtle (?)

F, b. circa 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1920As of circa 1920,her married name was McShane.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Myrtle (?) was born circa 1903 at Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1920She married Francis McShane, son of F. John McShane and Ellen Confrey, circa 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 April 1930Joliet, Will, IllinoisMyrtle (?) was listed as wife in Francis McShane's household on the 1930 Census at Joliet, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-32. Dwelling 44.

Herman Piel

M, b. November 1869, d. 7 November 1920
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1869Herman Piel was born in November 1869 at Illinois.
Marriage12 August 1891He married Emma Bredemeier on 12 August 1891 at Will, Illinois.1
Death7 November 1920Herman Piel died on 7 November 1920 at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisHerman Piel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4

Children of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00014217.
  2. [S238] Illinois Death Records, by Illinois.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 132.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.

Emma Bredemeier

F, b. March 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 August 1891As of 12 August 1891,her married name was Piel.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1873Emma Bredemeier was born in March 1873 at Illinois.
Marriage12 August 1891She married Herman Piel on 12 August 1891 at Will, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEmma Bredemeier was listed as wife in Herman Piel's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisEmma Bredemeier was listed as wife in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Emma Bredemeier and Herman Piel

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00014217.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 132.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.

Fred Piel

M, b. April 1900
Father*Herman Piel b. Nov 1869, d. 7 Nov 1920
Mother*Emma Bredemeier b. Mar 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFred Piel was also known as Freddie.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1900Fred Piel was born in April 1900 at Illinois.
He was the son of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisFred Piel was listed as a son in Herman Piel's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisFred Piel was listed as a son in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 132.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.

August H. Piel

M, b. 2 November 1902, d. January 1966
Father*Herman Piel b. Nov 1869, d. 7 Nov 1920
Mother*Emma Bredemeier b. Mar 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 November 1902August H. Piel was born on 2 November 1902 at Illinois.
He was the son of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier.
Marriagecirca 1926August H. Piel married Adelia (?) circa 1926.
DeathJanuary 1966August H. Piel died in January 1966 at age 63.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisAugust H. Piel was listed as a son in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisAugust H. Piel was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois, living next door to Ervin Schoenwald.2
  • August H. Piel obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Child of August H. Piel and Adelia (?)

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 147.

John Piel

M, b. 6 December 1904, d. January 1983
Father*Herman Piel b. Nov 1869, d. 7 Nov 1920
Mother*Emma Bredemeier b. Mar 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 December 1904John Piel was born on 6 December 1904 at Illinois.
He was the son of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier.
DeathJanuary 1983John Piel died in January 1983 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisJohn Piel was listed as a son in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
  • John Piel obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.

Tillie Piel

F, b. circa 1910
Father*Herman Piel b. Nov 1869, d. 7 Nov 1920
Mother*Emma Bredemeier b. Mar 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Tillie Piel was born circa 1910 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisTillie Piel was listed as a daughter in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.

Adelia (?)

F, b. circa 1908
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1926As of circa 1926,her married name was Piel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Adelia (?) was born circa 1908 at Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1926She married August H. Piel, son of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier, circa 1926.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisAdelia (?) was listed as wife in August H. Piel's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Ervin Schoenwald.1

Child of Adelia (?) and August H. Piel

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 147.

Herman Piel

M, b. 1 November 1928, d. April 1980
Father*August H. Piel b. 2 Nov 1902, d. Jan 1966
Mother*Adelia (?) b. c 1908
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 November 1928Herman Piel was born on 1 November 1928 at Illinois.
He was the son of August H. Piel and Adelia (?).
DeathApril 1980Herman Piel died in April 1980 at age 51.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisHerman Piel was listed as a son in August H. Piel's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Ervin Schoenwald.1
  • Herman Piel obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Aurora, Kane, Illinois; last benefit Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 147.

Lawrence Frahm

M, b. circa 1923, d. before 2011
Father*Edwin Frahm b. 21 Apr 1890, d. 16 Dec 1976
Mother*Hilda Voltmer b. 12 May 1901, d. 23 Dec 1996
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1923Lawrence Frahm was born circa 1923 at Illinois.
He was the son of Edwin Frahm and Hilda Voltmer.
Deathbefore 2011Lawrence Frahm died before 2011.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 May 1930West Creek, Lake, IndianaLawrence Frahm was listed as a son in Edwin Frahm's household on the 1930 Census at West Creek, Lake, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED45-186. Dwelling 149.

Richard Frahm

M, b. 5 December 1928, d. 21 August 2011
Father*Edwin Frahm b. 21 Apr 1890, d. 16 Dec 1976
Mother*Hilda Voltmer b. 12 May 1901, d. 23 Dec 1996
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 December 1928Richard Frahm was born on 5 December 1928 at Lowell, Lake, Indiana.
He was the son of Edwin Frahm and Hilda Voltmer.
Marriage1947Richard Frahm married Mary Jacqueline Taylor in 1947.
Death21 August 2011Richard Frahm died on 21 August 2011 at Lowell, Lake, Indiana, at age 82 Richard "Dick" Frahm Sr., 82, of Lowell, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (nee Taylor); sons: Richard Jr. "Sherm" (Mari), Jeff (Mary), Steve (Jane) and Mark (fiancee, Maria); daughters: Jackie (Chuck) Wismiller, Terri Selmier and Sara (Bob) Sailer; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Edwin and Hilda; son, James; and brother, Lawrence. Dick was a retired Pipefitter with Local #597. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3:00-8:00 PM with a Funeral Service Wednesday at 2:00 PM, all at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave. in Lowell.
Burial will follow in Lowell Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Bill Dunfee officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Household Pantry or Tri Creek Ambulance Service.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 May 1930West Creek, Lake, IndianaRichard Frahm was listed as a son in Edwin Frahm's household on the 1930 Census at West Creek, Lake, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED45-186. Dwelling 149.