Eunice Wilke

F, b. 8 January 1924, d. 13 March 2004
Father*Arthur W. Wilke
Mother*Clarice A. Thayer b. 2 Apr 1897, d. Apr 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 June 1947As of 11 June 1947,her married name was Klein.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 January 1924Eunice Wilke was born on 8 January 1924.
She was the daughter of Arthur W. Wilke and Clarice A. Thayer.
Death13 March 2004Eunice Wilke died on 13 March 2004 at age 80 Eunice Wilke Klein, 80, of Arvada died March 13. She was born Jan. 8, 1924, in Roscoe, S.D., the daughter of Arthur W. Wilke and Clarice Thayer. She taught primary grade school for two years in Howard, where she met Amos F. Klein Jr. at his father?s drug store. They married June 11, 1947, in Mobridge. She and Amos later attended the University of South Dakota, graduating in 1951. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Beta Sigma Phi (50-year member), the Association for Retarded Citizens and The Pine Cone Club. She was preceded in death by her brother Don Wilke. She is survived by her husband; daughters Virginia ?Ginny? and son-in-law Gary Gulakowski of Centennial, and Margaret and son-in-law Steven Neuffer of Eddington, Maine; son Greg Klein; sister Doris Slater of Washington, D.C; brother A.W. Wilke Jr. of North Hollywood, Calif; two grandchildren, and one step-grandchild. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Eunice Klein Memorial Fund, c/o Hillcrest Baptist Church, 12425 West 61st Ave., Arvada 80004 (checks should be made payable to Hillcrest Baptist Church).

Don Wilke

M, d. before 2004
Father*Arthur W. Wilke
Mother*Clarice A. Thayer b. 2 Apr 1897, d. Apr 1984
Life EventDateDescription
Don Wilke was the son of Arthur W. Wilke and Clarice A. Thayer.
Deathbefore 2004Don Wilke died before 2004.

Ruth Johnson

F, b. circa 1916
Father*Charles W. Johnson b. c 1887
Mother*Grace Elizabeth Thayer b. 21 May 1894
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Ruth Johnson was born circa 1916 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Charles W. Johnson and Grace Elizabeth Thayer.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 February 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaRuth Johnson was listed as a daughter in Charles W. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Dwelling 19.

Eva Johnson

F, b. circa 1917
Father*Charles W. Johnson b. c 1887
Mother*Grace Elizabeth Thayer b. 21 May 1894
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1917Eva Johnson was born circa 1917 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Charles W. Johnson and Grace Elizabeth Thayer.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 February 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaEva Johnson was listed as a daughter in Charles W. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Dwelling 19.

Elsie Johnson

F, b. circa 1919
Father*Charles W. Johnson b. c 1887
Mother*Grace Elizabeth Thayer b. 21 May 1894
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1919Elsie Johnson was born circa 1919 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Charles W. Johnson and Grace Elizabeth Thayer.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 February 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaElsie Johnson was listed as a daughter in Charles W. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Dwelling 19.

Rose F. Johnson

F, b. circa January 1920
Father*Charles W. Johnson b. c 1887
Mother*Grace Elizabeth Thayer b. 21 May 1894
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca January 1920Rose F. Johnson was born circa January 1920 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Charles W. Johnson and Grace Elizabeth Thayer.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 February 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaRose F. Johnson was listed as a daughter in Charles W. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Dwelling 19.

Amelia Knecht

F, b. 21 May 1904, d. 12 February 2004
Father*Christopher Knecht
Mother*Christina Machau
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 February 1928As of 28 February 1928,her married name was Hebeler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 May 1904Amelia Knecht was born on 21 May 1904.
She was the daughter of Christopher Knecht and Christina Machau.
Marriage28 February 1928Amelia Knecht married Dewey John Hebeler, son of John Hebeler and Edith Healless, on 28 February 1928.
Death12 February 2004Amelia Knecht died on 12 February 2004 at age 99 Amelia Hebeler, 99, of Emerson, formerly of Sioux City and Moville, Iowa, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at a Emerson nursing home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville, with the Rev. Mike Kroona officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Township Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Karen Kay officiating, at Becker-Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City.

Amelia was born May 21, 1904, in Krem, N.D., the daughter of Christopher and Christina (Machau) Knecht. She graduated from the National Business Training College in Sioux City.


She married Dewey John Hebeler on Feb. 28, 1928, at the Rock Branch Lutheran Church in Rock Branch, Iowa. Her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ was the main stay of her life. The couple became instrumental in starting a new Lutheran church in Kingsley. The couple moved to Moville in 1937, where Dewey opened a Dodge and Plymouth Agency. They then became members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville. After her husband's death on Jan. 6, 1986 in Sioux City, she moved to North Park Retirement Center in Sioux City and lived there for six years. She then moved to Heritage of Emerson in Emerson, Neb.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville, Trinity Lutheran Women, Moville Women;s Club, Bridge Club and the Meadows Golf Club. She also attended St. John's Lutheran Church in Sioux City. She enjoyed traveling and reading.

Survivors include a son and his wife, Dewey and Barbara Hebeler Jr. of Post Falls, Idaho; three daughters and their husbands, Audrey and Ward Peterson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Carol and Ron Miller of Dallas, Texas, and Connie and Ken Bartels of Dakota City; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and seven sisters.

Pallbearers will be Don Bremer, Mark Hebeler, Tom Johnson, Jim Utesch, Rod Bartels and Bill Koontz.

Christopher Knecht

M
Life EventDateDescription
DeathChristopher Knecht died.
MarriageHe married Christina Machau.

Child of Christopher Knecht and Christina Machau

Christina Machau

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Knecht.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageChristina Machau married Christopher Knecht.
DeathChristina Machau died.

Child of Christina Machau and Christopher Knecht

Mary Luy

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hebeler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Luy married John Hebeler.

Children of Mary Luy and John Hebeler

George Healless

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Healless married Eliza Coulter.

Child of George Healless and Eliza Coulter

Eliza Coulter

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Healless.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEliza Coulter married George Healless.

Child of Eliza Coulter and George Healless

Helen P. Rollins

F, b. circa 1915, d. 8 January 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hebeler.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHelen P. Rollins married Raymond Hebeler, son of John Hebeler and Edith Healless.
Birthcirca 1915Helen P. Rollins was born circa 1915.
Death8 January 2005She died on 8 January 2005 Helen P. (Rollins) Hebeler, 90, of Akron, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at the Akron Care Center in Akron.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Hebeler.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron, with burial in Riverside Cemetery at Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Monday), with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel, in Akorn.

Child of Helen P. Rollins and Raymond Hebeler

William Hebeler

M, b. 30 March 1946, d. 26 August 2003
Father*Raymond Hebeler b. 20 Sep 1907, d. Aug 1985
Mother*Helen P. Rollins b. c 1915, d. 8 Jan 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 March 1946William Hebeler was born on 30 March 1946 at Iowa.
He was the son of Raymond Hebeler and Helen P. Rollins.
Death26 August 2003William Hebeler died on 26 August 2003 at age 57 William Hebeler, 57, died Aug. 26, 2003, at Aurora, Colo. William Gary Hebeler was born March 30, 1946, in Akron, the son of Raymond and Helen (Rollins) Hebeler. He married Barb Muth Sept. 2, 1972, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron. He farmed in the Akron area and was employed by Load King in Elk Point, So. Dak. He was later employed by Mid American Energy in Cherokee and Le Mars as a meter man for 16 years. In his free time he loved cars...

Louis Arthur Rowlet

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLouis Arthur Rowlet married Adele Jeanneret.

Child of Louis Arthur Rowlet and Adele Jeanneret

Adele Jeanneret

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAdele Jeanneret was also known as Jennitte.
Married NameHer married name was Rowlet.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAdele Jeanneret married Louis Arthur Rowlet.

Child of Adele Jeanneret and Louis Arthur Rowlet

Mary E. (?)

F, b. circa 1869
Mother*Mary A. Wilming
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koppes.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary E. (?) married John Jacob Koppes.
Birthcirca 1869Mary E. (?) was born circa 1869 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Mary A. Wilming.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaMary E. (?) was listed as wife in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Children of Mary E. (?) and John Jacob Koppes

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Adelaide M. Koppes

F, b. circa 1909
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAdelaide M. Koppes was also known as Adlaid.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1909Adelaide M. Koppes was born circa 1909 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaAdelaide M. Koppes was listed as a daughter in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Veronica C. T. Koppes

F, b. circa 1912
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1912Veronica C. T. Koppes was born circa 1912 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaVeronica C. T. Koppes was listed as a daughter in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Victor A. Koppes

M, b. circa 1902, d. before 2007
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVictor A. Koppes married Mae Bauer.
Birthcirca 1902Victor A. Koppes was born circa 1902 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Deathbefore 2007Victor A. Koppes died before 2007.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaVictor A. Koppes was listed as a son in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Children of Victor A. Koppes and Mae Bauer

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Mae Bauer

F, b. circa 1901, d. before 2007
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMae Bauer was also known as Mary.
Married NameHer married name was Koppes.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMae Bauer married Victor A. Koppes, son of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Birthcirca 1901Mae Bauer was born circa 1901.
Deathbefore 2007She died before 2007.

Children of Mae Bauer and Victor A. Koppes

Norbert Koppes

M, b. 12 January 1924, d. 11 July 2007
Father*Victor A. Koppes b. c 1902, d. b 2007
Mother*Mae Bauer b. c 1901, d. b 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 January 1924Norbert Koppes was born on 12 January 1924 at Iowa.
He was the son of Victor A. Koppes and Mae Bauer.
Marriage20 July 1948Norbert Koppes married Eloise Klinkenberg on 20 July 1948.
Death11 July 2007Norbert Koppes died on 11 July 2007 at age 83 Norbert J. Koppes, 83, of 2417 Windsor Ave., died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., where there will be a parish wake service at 4 p.m.
Mr. Koppes worked at the Dubuque Packing Company and Farmland Foods for 41 years until his retirement.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1924, in Bellevue, son of Victor and Mae (Bauer) Koppes. He married Eloise Klinkenberg on July 20, 1948, at St. Raphael's Cathedral; she preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 1991. They shared 43 years of marriage.
Norbert was a volunteer at Eccumenical Towers. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and playing cards.
Surviving are three daughters, Billie (Bill LeGrand) Meyer, of Cedar Rapids, Dianna Morrow, of Dubuque, and Debra Peterson, of Moscow Mills, Mo; three sons, David (Gayle) Koppes, of Loveland, Colo., Denny (Carol) Koppes, of East Dubuque, Ill., and Wayne (Carla) Koppes, of Bucksport, Maine; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sherry Lynn; a grandson, Lee Morrow; three sisters, Geraldine Till, Jeanette Till and Janice Tigges; and his step-father, August Kramer.
A Norbert J. Koppes Memorial Fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left for the family at behrfuner
alhome.com.
The family would like to thank Dr. Ridgley, Dr. Sterritt and Hospice of Dubuque for all their care and support.

Child of Norbert Koppes and Eloise Klinkenberg

Mary A. Wilming

F

Child of Mary A. Wilming

Esther E. Koppes

F, b. circa 1895
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1895Esther E. Koppes was born circa 1895 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaEsther E. Koppes was listed as a daughter in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Cecelia M. Koppes

F, b. circa 1904
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1904Cecelia M. Koppes was born circa 1904 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaCecelia M. Koppes was listed as a daughter in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Geraldine T. Koppes

F, b. circa 1905
Father*John Jacob Koppes b. c 1870
Mother*Mary E. (?) b. c 1869
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1905Geraldine T. Koppes was born circa 1905 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jacob Koppes and Mary E. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Bellevue, Jackson, IowaGeraldine T. Koppes was listed as a daughter in John Jacob Koppes's household on the 1920 Census at Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 100.

Geraldine Koppes

F, b. 3 June 1925, d. 22 May 1999
Father*Victor A. Koppes b. c 1902, d. b 2007
Mother*Mae Bauer b. c 1901, d. b 2007
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Till.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 June 1925Geraldine Koppes was born on 3 June 1925 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Victor A. Koppes and Mae Bauer.
Death22 May 1999Geraldine Koppes died on 22 May 1999 at age 73.
  • Geraldine Koppes obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Eloise Klinkenberg

F, d. 4 September 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 July 1948As of 20 July 1948,her married name was Koppes.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 July 1948Eloise Klinkenberg married Norbert Koppes, son of Victor A. Koppes and Mae Bauer, on 20 July 1948.
Death4 September 1991Eloise Klinkenberg died on 4 September 1991.

Child of Eloise Klinkenberg and Norbert Koppes

Sherry Lynn Koppes

F, d. before 2007
Father*Norbert Koppes b. 12 Jan 1924, d. 11 Jul 2007
Mother*Eloise Klinkenberg d. 4 Sep 1991
Life EventDateDescription
Sherry Lynn Koppes was the daughter of Norbert Koppes and Eloise Klinkenberg.
Deathbefore 2007Sherry Lynn Koppes died before 2007.

Lee Morrow

M, d. before 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2007Lee Morrow died before 2007.