John Stephen Hetzel

M, b. 3 November 1909, d. 5 February 1998
Father*John Baptist Hetzel b. 7 Oct 1868, d. 1949
Mother*Elizabeth Schwartz b. 11 Jun 1878, d. 1962
Jack (John Jr) Hetzel - circa 1945-Colorized
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Stephen Hetzel was also known as Jack.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1909John Stephen Hetzel was born on 3 November 1909 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Baptist Hetzel and Elizabeth Schwartz.
Marriage6 September 1933John Stephen Hetzel married Mary Rosanna Brickl, daughter of Joseph Willibald Brickl and Rosanna Meixelsperger, on 6 September 1933.
Death5 February 1998John Stephen Hetzel died on 5 February 1998 at age 88.
  • John Stephen Hetzel obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Middleton, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • Circa 1945 at Sauk, Wisconsin, photo of Hetzel family processing sorghum - Jack (John Jr), Dan, Elizabeth (Schwartz) Hetzel, Albert, John Sr, Dolores.

Rose Catherine Brickl

F, b. 18 April 1913, d. 31 January 2009
Father*Joseph Willibald Brickl b. 25 Oct 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Rosanna Meixelsperger b. Jan 1891, d. 14 Feb 1985
Rose Catherine Dischler
Rose Catherine (Brickl) Dischler 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1934As of 20 June 1934,her married name was Dischler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 April 1913Rose Catherine Brickl was born on 18 April 1913 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Willibald Brickl and Rosanna Meixelsperger.
Marriage20 June 1934Rose Catherine Brickl married Gerhard Patrick Dischler, son of John Baptist Dischler and Mary K. Brickl, on 20 June 1934.
Death31 January 2009Rose Catherine Brickl died on 31 January 2009 at age 95 Rose Catherine (Brickl) Dischler, 95 died Saturday evening, Jan. 31, 2009, at Maplewood, Sauk City. Rose was born in Franklin Township near Plain, in Sauk County, April 18, 1913, the third of twelve children born to Joseph W. Brickl and Rosanna (Meixelsperger) Brickl. Rose was the granddaughter of Alois Brickl and Justina (Bindl) Brickl, and John Meixelsperger and Margaret (Hutter) Meixelsperger. Rose attended grade school and high school at St. Luke School in Plain. On June 20, 1934, Rose married Gerhard Patrick Dischler, son of John B. Dischler and Mary K. (Brickl) Dischler at St. Luke Church in Plain. They spent their entire life together in the Plain area. Gerhard died Nov. 19, 1991. Approximately seven years after Gerhard's death, Rose suffered a debilitating stroke on Aug. 13, 1998, at which time she was moved to Maplewood in Sauk City where she lived until the time of her death.

Rose is survived by nine children, Sister Rose Marie Dischler of Racine, Arlene Hensen of Oconomowoc, Ralph (Cheryl) of Zionsville, Indiana, Francis (LaReta) of Reedsburg, Father Raymond of Poynette/Rio, Gary of Middleton, Ruth Ann Corrao of Prairie du Sac, Alan (Lauri) of Plain, Steven (Julia) of St. Charles, Illinois; a friend of the family, Ronald Eith of Madison; and 17 grandchildren, Michele (Visgar) Lohr, Howard Hensen, Phyllis (Hensen) Fritchen, Laurie (Dischler) Aspenson, Douglas Dischler, Penelope Hensen, Scott Dischler, Gregory Dischler, Phoebe (Hensen) Vitharana, Jeffrey Dischler, Beth (Dischler) Schriner, Priscilla (Hensen) Amador, Erin Dischler, Jason Corrao, Kristen (Dischler) Brunson, Megan Dischler, Emma Dischler; and 15 great grandchildren. Rose is also survived by four siblings, Alois "Al" Brickl of Sauk City, Cecilia Ruhland Mason of Reedsburg, Theresa Wilson of Platteville, and Agnes Long of Menasha; and by in-laws Dorothy (Feiner) Brickl of Dickeyville, John Hasburgh of Highland, Patricia (Whiting) Brickl of Madison, Alma (Dischler, Weiss) Mueller of Montello, Sister Juliana Dischler, O.P. of Appleton, Mary (Bindl) Dischler of Plain/Sauk City, Caroline "Carrie" (Pulvermacher) Dischler of Plain, Marilyn "Marlene" (Hausner) Dischler of Loganville; and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Rose was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings, Fr. Joseph Brickl of the Catholic Diocese of Madison in 2006, Mary Hetzel of Plain in 2005, Mark Brickl of Dickeyville in 1998, infant brother Vincent in 1920, Rita Hasburgh of Highland in 1991, Francis Brickl of Spring Green in 2007, and Lawrence Brickl of Madison in 1992. Rose was also preceded in death by in-laws John Hetzel, Evelyn (Fingerhut) Brickl, Harold Ruhland, George Wilson, Irene (Martin) Brickl, John Long, Ann (Dischler) and Arthur Servais, Michael and Lorraine (Thering) Dischler, Joseph "Sep" Weiss, Wilbert Mueller, Anthony "Pat" Dischler, Paul Dischler, John F. Dischler, and a son-in-law Daniel Hensen. In addition to her family, Rose enjoyed singing, playing piano, playing button accordion, playing harmonica, dancing, sewing and making clothes for family, cooking, gardening, and birding. Rose loved people and life in general. She was an artist who strove for perfection in everything she did. She was the first president of Meadow View Homemaker's Club when it was organized in 1949. She enjoyed entering garden produce and baked goods in the Sauk County Fair in Baraboo and three consecutive years won the King Midas Award for bread. She and Gerhard grew organic produce and sold it at the Madison Farmers' Market. In addition to her family and extended family, Rose knew many people in Sauk, Columbia, Dane, Juneau, and Richland Counties through the door to door sale of greeting cards and clothing. A Funeral Mass for Rose will be concelebrated in St. Luke Church, Plain on Saturday, 7 February 2009 at 11 A.M. with visitation in the church beforehand beginning at 9 A.M. Private burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery, Plain. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Luke School or Wisconsin Society for Ornithology. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home of Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal February 4, 2009 - Rose Catherine (Brickl) Dischler obituary
BurialFebruary 2009She was buried in February 2009 at New Saint Lukes Catholic Cemetery, Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Gerhard P and Rose C Dischler plus Sister Rose Marie and Rev Raymond Dischler tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinRose Catherine Brickl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Willibald Brickl's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Rose Catherine Brickl and Gerhard Patrick Dischler

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Gerhard Patrick Dischler

M, b. 17 March 1911, d. 19 November 1991
Father*John Baptist Dischler b. 6 Jul 1887, d. Mar 1970
Mother*Mary K. Brickl b. Dec 1889, d. 16 Jan 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerhard Patrick Dischler was also known as Gerhardt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1911Gerhard Patrick Dischler was born on 17 March 1911.
He was the son of John Baptist Dischler and Mary K. Brickl.
Marriage20 June 1934Gerhard Patrick Dischler married Rose Catherine Brickl, daughter of Joseph Willibald Brickl and Rosanna Meixelsperger, on 20 June 1934.
Death19 November 1991Gerhard Patrick Dischler died on 19 November 1991 at age 80 Gerhard Patrick Dischler obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 21, 1991 - Gerhard Patrick Dischler obituary
Burialafter 19 November 1991He was buried after 19 November 1991 at New Saint Lukes Catholic Cemetery, Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Gerhard P and Rose C Dischler plus Sister Rose Marie and Rev Raymond Dischler tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinGerhard Patrick Dischler was listed as a son in John Baptist Dischler's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1
  • Gerhard Patrick Dischler obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence not specified.

Children of Gerhard Patrick Dischler and Rose Catherine Brickl

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Cecilia Catherine Brickl

F, b. 28 August 1923, d. 21 July 2011
Father*Joseph Willibald Brickl b. 25 Oct 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Rosanna Meixelsperger b. Jan 1891, d. 14 Feb 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCecilia Catherine Brickl was also known as Celia.
Married NameHer married name was Mason.
Married Name9 June 1943As of 9 June 1943,her married name was Ruhland.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 August 1923Cecilia Catherine Brickl was born on 28 August 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Willibald Brickl and Rosanna Meixelsperger.
Marriage9 June 1943Cecilia Catherine Brickl married Harold Ruhland, son of Simon J. Ruhland and Christina Schwartz, on 9 June 1943 at first marriage for her Cecilia Brickl and Harold Ruhland marriage announcement.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 18, 1943 - Cecilia Brickl and Harold Ruhland marriage announcement
Death21 July 2011Cecilia Catherine Brickl died on 21 July 2011 at age 87 Cecilia Catherine Brickl Ruhland Mason born at home in the Franklin Township, Sauk County, Wis., on Aug. 28, 1923, to Joseph and Rosanna (Meixelsperger) Brickl passed away in her home on July 21, 2011. Cecilia grew up on a farm and spent much of her adult life working and raising her family on a farm, always a farmer at heart long after leaving. Cecilia was preceded in death by her parents; and nine of her siblings, Father Joseph Brickl, Mary Hetzel, Rose Dischler, Alois Brickl, Mark Brickl, an infant brother, Vincent, Rita Hasburgh, Francis Brickl, and Lawrence Brickl; also a granddaughter, Gina Bauer. She is survived by her children, Helen Bauer, James Ruhland, David Ruhland, Marian (Dean) Burmester and Karen (Gene) Beth; two sisters, Theresa Wilson of Platteville; and Agnes Long of Menasha; two granddaughters, Laura (Chris) Dillman and Jean Ruhland; and a grandson, James Ruhland. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Reedsburg. No visitations are scheduled. A small graveside gathering may be scheduled at a later date for the immediate family.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinCecilia Catherine Brickl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Willibald Brickl's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinCecilia Catherine Brickl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Willibald Brickl's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 56-14.

Theresa Victoria Brickl

F, b. 22 December 1925, d. 14 July 2020
Father*Joseph Willibald Brickl b. 25 Oct 1885, d. 1974
Mother*Rosanna Meixelsperger b. Jan 1891, d. 14 Feb 1985
Theresa Victoria (Brickl) Wilson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 March 1946As of 4 March 1946,her married name was Wilson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 December 1925Theresa Victoria Brickl was born on 22 December 1925 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Willibald Brickl and Rosanna Meixelsperger.
Marriage4 March 1946Theresa Victoria Brickl married George William Wilson Jr., son of George William Wilson and Katie Bernice VanNatta, on 4 March 1946 George Wilson and Theresa Brickl wedding dance announcement; also reported as June 1946.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 9, 1946 - George Wilson and Theresa Brickl wedding dance announcement
Death14 July 2020Theresa Victoria Brickl died on 14 July 2020 at age 94 Theresa Victoria (Brickl) Wilson, 94, of Platteville, Wisconsin, died peacefully, on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at her home. Private family services will be held at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville.

Theresa was born on December 22, 1925, daughter of Joseph and Rosanna (Meixelsperger) Brickl. She was united in marriage to George Wilson on March 4, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2008, one day prior to celebrating their 62nd wedding anniversary. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with family. No space was ever too small to have all 53 family members together and she was always ready for a good card game. She was a self-taught seamstress, most recently sewing hundreds of face masks for family and friends.

Theresa is survived by four daughters, Marilyn (Terry) Monahan, Maxine (Steve) Lane, Eileen (Gary) Engelke, all of Platteville; and Pam (Tim) Farnham, of Wichita, KS; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Theresa was one of thirteen children and is survived by one sister, Agnes (John) Long of Menasha; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her husband, George; eleven siblings; and one granddaughter.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinTheresa Victoria Brickl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Willibald Brickl's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinTheresa Victoria Brickl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Willibald Brickl's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • Theresa Victoria Brickl was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Harold Ruhland and Cecilia Catherine Brickl on 9 June 1943 at first marriage for her; Cecilia Brickl and Harold Ruhland marriage announcement.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 56-14.

John Long

M, d. before October 2006
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore October 2006John Long died before October 2006.

Charlene Brickl

F, d. 1982
Father*Mark Brickl b. 28 Jan 1918, d. 2 Feb 1998
Mother*Dorothy Feiner b. 11 Sep 1920, d. 8 Nov 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gabriel.
Life EventDateDescription
Charlene Brickl was the daughter of Mark Brickl and Dorothy Feiner.
Death1982Charlene Brickl died in 1982.

Gary Timmerman

M, d. 1984
Life EventDateDescription
Death1984Gary Timmerman died in 1984.

Robert Brickl

M, d. 26 August 1997
Father*Mark Brickl b. 28 Jan 1918, d. 2 Feb 1998
Mother*Dorothy Feiner b. 11 Sep 1920, d. 8 Nov 2017
Life EventDateDescription
Robert Brickl was the son of Mark Brickl and Dorothy Feiner.
Death26 August 1997Robert Brickl died on 26 August 1997.

John Meixelsperger Sr.

M, b. 28 January 1865, d. 1924
Father*Andrew Meixelsperger b. 8 Mar 1840, d. 20 Dec 1921
Mother*Katharina Bauer b. 19 Apr 1840, d. 7 Feb 1912
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 January 1865John Meixelsperger Sr. was born on 28 January 1865 at Prussia.
He was the son of Andrew Meixelsperger and Katharina Bauer.
Marriagecirca 1889John Meixelsperger Sr. married Margaret Hutter, daughter of Andrew Hutter and Christina Meier, circa 1889.
Burial1924John Meixelsperger Sr. was buried in 1924 at St Luke Catholic Cemetery, Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
John Sr Margaret and Christian Meixelsperger tombstone
Death1924He died in 1924.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Meixelsperger Sr. was listed as a son in Andrew Meixelsperger's household on the 1880 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Meixelsperger Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 239A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED134. Dwelling 173.

Margaret Hutter

F, b. 30 July 1867, d. 23 November 1946
Father*Andrew Hutter b. 2 Feb 1833, d. 31 Oct 1909
Mother*Christina Meier b. 14 Sep 1839, d. 14 Aug 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1889As of circa 1889,her married name was Meixelsperger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 July 1867Margaret Hutter was born on 30 July 1867 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Andrew Hutter and Christina Meier.
Marriagecirca 1889Margaret Hutter married John Meixelsperger Sr., son of Andrew Meixelsperger and Katharina Bauer, circa 1889.
Death23 November 1946Margaret Hutter died on 23 November 1946 at age 79.
Burialafter 23 November 1946She was buried after 23 November 1946 at St Luke Catholic Cemetery, Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
John Sr Margaret and Christian Meixelsperger tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
27 June 1870Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Hutter was listed in Andrew Hutter's household on the 1870 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Hutter was listed as a daughter in Andrew Hutter's household on the 1880 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
19 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Hutter was listed as wife in John Meixelsperger Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1930Plain, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Hutter was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • Margaret Hutter had 5 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Margaret Hutter and John Meixelsperger Sr.

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 9. Dwelling 62.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 99B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED134. Dwelling 173.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger

M, b. 21 August 1895, d. 1 September 1986
Father*John Meixelsperger Sr. b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 1924
Mother*Margaret Hutter b. 30 Jul 1867, d. 23 Nov 1946
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 August 1895Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger was born on 21 August 1895 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter.
Marriage9 June 1925Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger married Matilda Hetzel on 9 June 1925.
Death1 September 1986Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger died on 1 September 1986 at age 91.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinVincent Andrew Meixelsperger was listed as a son in John Meixelsperger Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Sauk, WisconsinVincent Andrew Meixelsperger was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED134. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Matilda Hetzel

F, b. 18 February 1903, d. 1 February 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMatilda Hetzel was also known as Hilda.
Name VariationMatilda Hetzel was also known as Mathilda.
Name VariationMatilda Hetzel was also known as Mathilde.
Married Name9 June 1925As of 9 June 1925,her married name was Meixelsperger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1903Matilda Hetzel was born on 18 February 1903 at Wisconsin.
Marriage9 June 1925She married Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger, son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter, on 9 June 1925.
Death1 February 1963Matilda Hetzel died on 1 February 1963 at age 59.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinMatilda Hetzel was listed as wife in Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Matilda Hetzel and Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Norman E. Meixelsperger

M, b. circa 1927, d. 7 December 2014
Father*Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 1 Sep 1986
Mother*Matilda Hetzel b. 18 Feb 1903, d. 1 Feb 1963
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1927Norman E. Meixelsperger was born circa 1927 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel.
Marriagebefore 1956Norman E. Meixelsperger married Betty J. Ward, daughter of Edwin Ward, before 1956.
Death7 December 2014Norman E. Meixelsperger died on 7 December 2014 Norman E Meixelsperger, age 88 years, of Madison, passed away on Dec. 7, 2014. He was born to Vincent and Mathilda (Hetzel) Meixelsperger in Plain, Wisconsin. He attended St Luke’s Catholic School in Plain. His early work career involved employment working on the family dairy farm, later on working 30 years as a diesel truck mechanic in Madison. Norm was an avid hunter and truly enjoyed spending many hours in the woods. Survivors include his three children, Wesley of Madison, Laura Meixelsperger of Evansville, Russell (Beth) of Reedsburg, three grandchildren, Wesley, Erik, and Craig, 5 sisters, Peggy Weum of Blue River, Anita (Tom) Stockton of Madison, Bernice Hughes of Sun Prairie, Diane Maertz of East Bristol, and Jean Meixelsperger of Plain, 2 brothers, Gerald and Francis Meixelsperger both of Plain. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Lois, his parents, 3 brothers, Vincent, Bernard and Leonard Meixelsperger and a sister, Marcella Meixelsperger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Mass. A luncheon will follow at the Plain American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Catholic School Endowment Fund. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinNorman E. Meixelsperger was listed as a son in Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Norman E. Meixelsperger and Betty J. Ward

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Marcella Meixelsperger

F, b. 6 March 1928, d. 1947
Father*Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 1 Sep 1986
Mother*Matilda Hetzel b. 18 Feb 1903, d. 1 Feb 1963
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 March 1928Marcella Meixelsperger was born on 6 March 1928 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel.
Death1947Marcella Meixelsperger died in 1947.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinMarcella Meixelsperger was listed as a daughter in Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Leonard Meixelsperger

M, b. 26 December 1929, d. 25 August 1945
Father*Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 1 Sep 1986
Mother*Matilda Hetzel b. 18 Feb 1903, d. 1 Feb 1963
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 December 1929Leonard Meixelsperger was born on 26 December 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel.
Death25 August 1945Leonard Meixelsperger died on 25 August 1945 at age 15.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinLeonard Meixelsperger was listed as a son in Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

John Meixelsperger

M, b. 13 September 1899, d. 10 June 1971
Father*John Meixelsperger Sr. b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 1924
Mother*Margaret Hutter b. 30 Jul 1867, d. 23 Nov 1946
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 September 1899John Meixelsperger was born on 13 September 1899 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter.
Marriage1924John Meixelsperger married Hilda G. Ederer, daughter of Joseph Ederer and Margareth Paulus, in 1924.
Marriage17 February 1942John Meixelsperger married Celia Anna Alt, daughter of Anton Alt and Regina C. Ringelstetter, on 17 February 1942.
Death10 June 1971John Meixelsperger died on 10 June 1971 at Richland, Wisconsin, at age 71.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Meixelsperger was listed as a son in John Meixelsperger Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Sauk, WisconsinJohn Meixelsperger was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • John Meixelsperger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of John Meixelsperger and Hilda G. Ederer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED134. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Hilda G. Ederer

F, b. 1905, d. 1935
Father*Joseph Ederer b. 1 Jan 1867, d. 31 Jul 1943
Mother*Margareth Paulus b. c 1871, d. 6 Sep 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHilda G. Ederer was also known as Hildagard.
Married Name1924As of 1924,her married name was Meixelsperger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1905Hilda G. Ederer was born in 1905 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Ederer and Margareth Paulus.
Marriage1924Hilda G. Ederer married John Meixelsperger, son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter, in 1924.
Death1935Hilda G. Ederer died in 1935.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHilda G. Ederer was listed as a daughter in Joseph Ederer's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Sauk, WisconsinHilda G. Ederer was listed as wife in John Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Hilda G. Ederer and John Meixelsperger

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1736; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 115; Image: 898.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Mildred Meixelsperger

F, b. 30 May 1926, d. 25 June 2020
Father*John Meixelsperger b. 13 Sep 1899, d. 10 Jun 1971
Mother*Hilda G. Ederer b. 1905, d. 1935
Mildred (Meixelsperger) Ring 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMildred Meixelsperger was also known as Millie.
Married Name3 June 1947As of 3 June 1947,her married name was Ring.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 May 1926Mildred Meixelsperger was born on 30 May 1926 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John Meixelsperger and Hilda G. Ederer.
Death25 June 2020Mildred Meixelsperger died on 25 June 2020 at age 94 Mildred M. Ring, 94, Plain, Wisconsin died peacefully on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Millie was born May 30, 1926 in Plain, Sauk County, the daughter of John “Jack” & Hilda (Ederer) Meixelsperger. Millie’s mother preceded her in death in 1935, leaving behind her father, Millie, and her two younger brothers and a sister. When Millie was 16 years old, her father married Celia Alt, and the family remained at the Meixelsperger homestead.

Upon graduation from St. Luke High School, Millie worked at the Badger Army Ammunition Plant (Badger Ordinance Works) near Baraboo, WI. She was united in marriage to Felix Ring on June 3, 1947 at St. Luke Church, Plain.

Millie was a devoted wife and homemaker who enjoyed raising her seven children and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also worked at the Peoples Community Bank in Plain and volunteered for the reading program at St. Luke School where she enjoyed interaction with her co-workers and the students.

Millie is survived by her husband, Felix, and her children, Kathleen (Marv) Ruhland, Gloria (John) Pletzer, Ramona (Dan) Druckrey, William (Sharon) Ring, Polly (Rich Sanning) Ring, Robert, and Mary (Len) Shelton, 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, her sister, Alice Roessler, sisters-in-law, Pearl Meixelsperger, Carol Meixelsperger, Lory (William) Terbilcox, brothers, Dave (Darlene) Meixelsperger and John (Josie) Meixelsperger, along with many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepmother, brothers Richard, Ralph, and Robert, several sisters and brothers in law.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, Plain, Wisconsin. Father John Silva will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinMildred Meixelsperger was listed as a daughter in John Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Richard J. Meixelsperger

M, b. 15 May 1929, d. 21 September 2006
Father*John Meixelsperger b. 13 Sep 1899, d. 10 Jun 1971
Mother*Hilda G. Ederer b. 1905, d. 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard J. Meixelsperger was also known as Rich.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 May 1929Richard J. Meixelsperger was born on 15 May 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Meixelsperger and Hilda G. Ederer.
Death21 September 2006Richard J. Meixelsperger died on 21 September 2006 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 77 Richard "Rich" John Meixelsperger, age 77, died peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at the UW Hospital in Madison.

Rich was born on May 15, 1929, to John and Hilda (Ederer) Meixelsperger in Plain. Following his mother's death, he was raised from age five by his dad and stepmother, Celia.

He married Carol Ann Liegel on Sept. 4, 1950, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain. They recently celebrated 56 years together.

He was preceded in death by a son, Marty, in 1986; parents; stepmother; and two brothers, Ralph and Bob.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinRichard J. Meixelsperger was listed as a son in John Meixelsperger's household on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Richard J. Meixelsperger

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Bernard V. Meixelsperger

M, b. 6 August 1932, d. 7 June 2004
Father*Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 1 Sep 1986
Mother*Matilda Hetzel b. 18 Feb 1903, d. 1 Feb 1963
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernard V. Meixelsperger was also known as Bernie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 August 1932Bernard V. Meixelsperger was born on 6 August 1932 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel.
Death7 June 2004Bernard V. Meixelsperger died on 7 June 2004 at age 71 Bernard V. "Bernie" Meixelsperger of Pewaukee died June 7, 2004, at age 71.
Bernie was a U.S. Army veteran and a retiree from Wisconsin Centrifugal in Waukesha after 38 years of service.
Bernie was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener, and was a loving and caring father, grandfather and papa.
He is the beloved husband of Audrey (nee Sharon) for 43 years; dear father of David (Anna), Mark (Debra) and Kevin (Diane); loving grandfather of twins Andrew and Alyssa and Jack; dear brother of Norman, Bernice Hughes, Margaret (Parker) Weum, Francis, Gerald (Louise), Vincent, Diane (Norbert) Maertz, Anita (Tom) Stockton and Jean; and dear brother-in-law of Shirley Sharon. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Marcella, and his brother, Leonard.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral Mass on Thursday, June 10, at St. Anthony on the Lake Church, W280-N2101 Highway SS, Pewaukee. Interment will follow at Summit Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church would be appreciated.
  • Bernard V. Meixelsperger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Pewaukee, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Robert Hughes

M, d. before June 2004
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore June 2004Robert Hughes died before June 2004.

Parker C. Weum

M, b. 18 February 1932, d. 13 June 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1932Parker C. Weum was born on 18 February 1932.
Death13 June 2014He died on 13 June 2014 at age 82 Parker C. Weum, age 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 13, 2014. Parker was born the oldest of seven children to Percy C. and Genevieve E. (Mickelson) Weum on February 18, 1932. Parker served in the Army in the 82nd Airborne during the Korean War, from December 9, 1949 to February 17, 1953 and also a member of the Blue River American Legion. Parker was a truck driver until he retired to Richland County. Parker will be remembered for his kind heart, his love of trees, as the best father, grandfather, great grandfather and as a loving husband. Parker always said, "There isn't a tree I don't like" and when I am gone say "Parker is gone, Tractors for sale". He never lost his spirit and kind nature. We will miss him dearly. Survivors include his wife Peggy (Meixelsperger) Weum; daughter Jeanne (Brian) Karpinsky; a son, Paul C. (Barb) Weum; grandchildren, Patrick C. (Danielle) Weum, Becky Weum, Jennifer Karpinsky, Amber Karpinsky; great grandchildren, Ava Banning, Parker C. Weum, Hunter C. Weum; siblings, Donald (Vera) Weum, Charlene Lee and Marlowe Weum; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Parker was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Gloria, brothers Dennis and Warren. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain. Military Graveside rites will be conducted by the Blue River American Legion Post at St. Luke's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Luke's Catholic Church of Plain, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Richland Center or Upland Hills Hospice. The family would like to thank Upland Hills Hospice and the staff at Pine Valley Healthcare.

Louise Andrewjeski

F, b. 21 May 1941, d. 29 June 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 July 1961As of 8 July 1961,her married name was Meixelsperger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 May 1941Louise Andrewjeski was born on 21 May 1941.
Death29 June 2018She died on 29 June 2018 at age 77 Louise S. Meixelsperger, age 77 of Spring Green, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 29, 2018. She was born on May 21, 1941, in Plain, Wisconsin the daughter of Louis and Lillian (Huerth) Andrewjeski. She graduated from Edgewood High School. She met her husband, Gerald “Jerry” Meixelsperger and they were married July 8, 1961 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Madison. Louise was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, she enjoyed singing in the adult choir, and assisted with various other community activities. She was also a local 4-H leader and enjoyed all aspects 4-H entails, ranging from musical productions, home decorating, gardening, photography, safety and dairy related projects. Additionally, she loved to host international exchange students along with visiting them in their homeland, and she loved to polka dance with Jerry. Louise enjoyed the arts and supported both the Madison and rural communities where she resided. She was an active, hard working farm wife and a proud, engaging grandmother that loved to travel and host “farm camp” with her family. Louise also worked at the River Valley Veterinary Clinic for more than 25 years as a Vet Tech. Louise is survived by her husband, Gerald of Spring Green, one sister, Leona (Joe) Rane of Madison; three children, June (Dave) Roush of Middleton, Thomas (Julie) Meixelsperger of Spring Green, Kim (Steve) Hovland of Janesville; six grandchildren Kyle, Jacob and Jenna Meixelsperger, Isaac and Ashlyn Roush and Max Hovland and many nieces and nephews other relatives and friends. Louise was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Lillian Andrewjeski, an infant son, Joseph Meixelsperger, her sister, Linda Andrewjeski. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 12:00 Noon at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. David Carrano will officiate with burial in the St. Luke’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass.

Vincent Meixelsperger Jr.

M, b. 14 January 1940, d. 27 August 2010
Father*Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger b. 21 Aug 1895, d. 1 Sep 1986
Mother*Matilda Hetzel b. 18 Feb 1903, d. 1 Feb 1963
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1940Vincent Meixelsperger Jr. was born on 14 January 1940 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel.
Death27 August 2010Vincent Meixelsperger Jr. died on 27 August 2010 at age 70 Vincent Meixelsperger Jr. passed away at his residence on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. He was born on Jan. 14, 1940. Vincent was the ninth child born to Vincent and Mathilda (Hetzel) Meixelsperger Sr. Vincent worked in Madison for many years. He is survived by his brothers, Norman, Francis and Gerald (Louise) Meixelsperger; sisters, Bernice Hughes, Peggy (Parker) Weum, Diane Maertz, Anita (Tom) Stockton and Jean Meixelsperger; and sister-in-law, Audrey Meixelsperger. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Vincent was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leonard and Bernard Meixelsperger; sister, Marcella Meixelsperger; and brothers-in-law, Robert Hughes and Norbert Maertz. A Memorial Mass will be held at ST. LUKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1240 Nachreiner Ave., Plain, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, with Father Mike Resop presiding. Inurnment will be at St. Luke Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Norbert Frederick Maertz

M, b. 9 June 1931, d. 27 September 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 June 1931Norbert Frederick Maertz was born on 9 June 1931.
Death27 September 2005He died on 27 September 2005 at age 74.

Clem J. Meixelsperger

M, b. 31 July 1901, d. 6 August 1983
Father*John Meixelsperger Sr. b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 1924
Mother*Margaret Hutter b. 30 Jul 1867, d. 23 Nov 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClem J. Meixelsperger was also known as Clemens.
Name VariationClem J. Meixelsperger was also known as Clement.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 July 1901Clem J. Meixelsperger was born on 31 July 1901 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter.
Marriage31 May 1927Clem J. Meixelsperger married Clara T. Ruhland, daughter of Joseph Michael Ruhland and Margaret Kraemer, on 31 May 1927.
Death6 August 1983Clem J. Meixelsperger died on 6 August 1983 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Sauk, WisconsinClem J. Meixelsperger was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Sauk, Wisconsin.1
  • Clem J. Meixelsperger obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.

Children of Clem J. Meixelsperger and Clara T. Ruhland

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Betty J. Ward

F
Father*Edwin Ward
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meixelsperger.
Life EventDateDescription
Betty J. Ward was the daughter of Edwin Ward.
Marriagebefore 1956Betty J. Ward married Norman E. Meixelsperger, son of Vincent Andrew Meixelsperger and Matilda Hetzel, before 1956.

Child of Betty J. Ward and Norman E. Meixelsperger

Lois Louise Meixelsperger

F, b. 9 May 1960, d. 13 October 1960
Father*Norman E. Meixelsperger b. c 1927, d. 7 Dec 2014
Mother*Betty J. Ward
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLois Louise Meixelsperger was also known as Louise L.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 May 1960Lois Louise Meixelsperger was born on 9 May 1960 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
Lois Louise Meixelsperger born 09 May 1960. Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI) 17 May 1960
She was the daughter of Norman E. Meixelsperger and Betty J. Ward.
Death13 October 1960Lois Louise Meixelsperger died on 13 October 1960.
Lois Meixelsperger obituary 13 Oct 1960 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)
Burialafter 13 October 1960She was buried after 13 October 1960 at St Luke Catholic Cemetery, Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Lois L Meixelsperger tombstone

Christian Meixelsperger

M, b. 7 July 1897, d. 31 July 1927
Father*John Meixelsperger Sr. b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 1924
Mother*Margaret Hutter b. 30 Jul 1867, d. 23 Nov 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristian Meixelsperger was also known as Christ.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 July 1897Christian Meixelsperger was born on 7 July 1897 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John Meixelsperger Sr. and Margaret Hutter.
Death31 July 1927Christian Meixelsperger died on 31 July 1927 at age 30.
BurialAugust 1927He was buried in August 1927 at St Luke Catholic Cemetery, Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
John Sr Margaret and Christian Meixelsperger tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
19 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinChristian Meixelsperger was listed as a son in John Meixelsperger Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED134. Dwelling 173.