Lorena Viola Zimmerman

F, b. 15 March 1901, d. 11 August 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLorena Viola Zimmerman was also known as Loraine.
Married NameHer married name was Harms.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLorena Viola Zimmerman married Ernst Martin Christian Harms, son of Henry J. Harms and Louise K. D. Gade.
Birth15 March 1901Lorena Viola Zimmerman was born on 15 March 1901.
Death11 August 1972She died on 11 August 1972 at age 71.

Children of Lorena Viola Zimmerman and Ernst Martin Christian Harms

Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms

F, b. January 1898, d. 2 July 1993
Father*Henry J. Harms b. 14 Nov 1852, d. 1930
Mother*Louise K. D. Gade b. Mar 1859, d. 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1925As of circa 1925,her married name was Meyer.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1898Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms was born in January 1898 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry J. Harms and Louise K. D. Gade.
Marriagecirca 1925Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms married Paul Henry Meyer, son of Frederick Meyer and Catherine Hennings, circa 1925.
Death2 July 1993Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms died on 2 July 1993 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 95.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms was listed as a daughter in Henry J. Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms was listed as a daughter in Henry J. Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
22 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms was listed as wife in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms was listed as wife in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • On 23 June 1925 attended surprise birthday celebration for Ernest Harms.

Children of Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms and Paul Henry Meyer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 4.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 87.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll 2609; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 525.0.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

Paul Henry Meyer

M, b. 8 November 1896, d. May 1967
Father*Frederick Meyer b. Mar 1857, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Catherine Hennings b. Feb 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 November 1896Paul Henry Meyer was born on 8 November 1896 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frederick Meyer and Catherine Hennings.
Marriagecirca 1925Paul Henry Meyer married Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms, daughter of Henry J. Harms and Louise K. D. Gade, circa 1925.
DeathMay 1967Paul Henry Meyer died in May 1967 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul Henry Meyer was listed as a son in Frederick Meyer's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul Henry Meyer was listed as a son in Frederick Meyer's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul Henry Meyer was listed as a son in Frederick Meyer's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
22 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul Henry Meyer was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
  • On 5 June 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • On 23 June 1925 attended surprise birthday celebration for Ernest Harms.

Children of Paul Henry Meyer and Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 149.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1737; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 129.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T625_2015; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 284.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll 2609; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 525.0.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

Frederick Meyer

M, b. March 1857, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Meyer was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1857Frederick Meyer was born in March 1857 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1894He married Catherine Hennings, daughter of John Hennings and Catherine (?), circa 1894.
Deathafter April 1930Frederick Meyer died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick Meyer was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
22 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • Frederick Meyer immigrated in 1883.

Children of Frederick Meyer and Catherine Hennings

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 149.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1737; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 129.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T625_2015; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 284.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll 2609; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 525.0.

Florence Brunell

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFlorence Brunell was also known as Flora.
Married Namebefore August 1918As of before August 1918,her married name was Soltwedel.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore August 1918Florence Brunell married Paul Soltwedel, son of George William Soltwedel and Anna Mathilde Dorathe Gade, before August 1918.

Emil J. Huth

M, b. 25 May 1901, d. January 1982
Father*Carl A. Huth b. c 1866, d. a 1930
Mother*Mary F. (?) b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 May 1901Emil J. Huth was born on 25 May 1901.
He was the son of Carl A. Huth and Mary F. (?).
Marriage27 February 1936Emil J. Huth married Norma M. Soltwedel, daughter of Ernest G. Soltwedel and Esther Anna Goetsch, on 27 February 1936.
DeathJanuary 1982Emil J. Huth died in January 1982 at age 80.

Child of Emil J. Huth and Norma M. Soltwedel

Alma E. Huth

F, b. 30 September 1938, d. 7 April 2018
Father*Emil J. Huth b. 25 May 1901, d. Jan 1982
Mother*Norma M. Soltwedel b. 24 Feb 1914, d. 15 Apr 2007
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1958As of 1958,her married name was Jurgensen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 September 1938Alma E. Huth was born on 30 September 1938.
She was the daughter of Emil J. Huth and Norma M. Soltwedel.
Marriage1958Alma E. Huth married Charles Jurgensen in 1958.
Death7 April 2018Alma E. Huth died on 7 April 2018 at age 79 Alma E. (Huth) Jurgensen, 79, of Richland Center, WI, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Pine Valley Community Village, after a battle with cancer, with her children at her side. She was born September 30, 1938 the daughter of Norma (Soltwedel) and Emil Huth in Dayton Township. Alma attended grade school at the Huth School and graduated from the Richland Center High School in 1956. In 1958 Alma married Charles Jurgensen. She was the proud mother of Tom, Judy, and Jane, and worked at the Richland School District for over twenty years. After retiring she became a hospice volunteer with Upland Hills Hospice and worked at Lands’ End. Alma enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, hiking, traveling, and helping others.

Alma is survived by her children: Thomas (Kathy) Jurgensen, Judy (Peter) Janetski, Jane (Scott Vetter) Jurgensen; grandsons: Dustin (Samantha) Jurgensen, Cody Jurgensen, Jacob Janetski, Matthew Janetski; one great-granddaughter Addyson; siblings: John (Betty) Huth, Carl (Susan) Huth, Mary (John) Honer, Rosie (Ron) Steinmetz; brother-in-law Bob Jurgensen; sister-in-law Betty Bayne; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, brother-in-law Gene, and sister-in-law Lucille.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Richland Center at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow in the Dayton Corners Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, and again on Thursday April 12, 2018 at Saint John’s Lutheran Church from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Charles Jurgensen

M, d. before 2018
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1958Charles Jurgensen married Alma E. Huth, daughter of Emil J. Huth and Norma M. Soltwedel, in 1958.
Deathbefore 2018Charles Jurgensen died before 2018.

Charles A. Barnett

M, b. 9 April 1921, d. 16 May 2010
Father*Clifton Samuel Barnett b. 13 Aug 1893, d. 23 Aug 1961
Mother*Helen Pauline Nee b. 13 Nov 1894, d. 7 Jun 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles A. Barnett was also known as Chuck.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 April 1921Charles A. Barnett was born on 9 April 1921 at Richland, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Clifton Samuel Barnett and Helen Pauline Nee.
Death16 May 2010Charles A. Barnett died on 16 May 2010 at Richland, Wisconsin, at age 89 Charles ‘Chuck' A. Barnett, 89 of Lone Rock died on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Richland Hospital in Richland Center. He was born on April 9, 1921 in Twin Bluffs on the family farm, the son of Clifton and Helen (Nee) Barnett. He went to Sextonville High School and graduated as Valedictorian. He also played basketball there. He also attended UW-Platteville. He later enlisted in the Naval Air Corps. On December 5, 1946 Chuck married Mary Soltwedel at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Richland Center. The couple farmed until Chuck retired. He worked as a technician for Curtis Breeding Service. He was a state meat inspector for 12 years. Chuck was a member of the American Legion. He was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock. Chuck loved his family very much. He was a kind and generous husband, father, and friend. He loved people and their funny stories. Chuck liked to fish and hunt and take trips to Canada with his sons. Chuck is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary, eight children; James (Linda) Barnett of Richland Center, Dan (JoAnne) Barnett of Scottsdale, Arizona, Jane (Dennis Stimart) Barnett of Verona, Wisconsin, William (Audrey) Barnett of Lone Rock, Nancy (Mark) Benkoske of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Ellen (Lyle) Perry of Lakewood, Colorado, Patrick (Ilona) Barnett of Germany, Thomas (Elizabeth) Barnett of Rozet, Wyoming. Chuck is further survived by fourteen grandchildren; Micheal (Tien) Barnett, Christopher (Jillian)Barnett, Hannah (Michael) Ross, Gillian (Jamison) Fincher, Mathew (Helen) Stanke, Kelly (Darren) Hoyland, Jodi (Tom) Delagrave, Julie Benkoske, John Benkoske, Robert (Amanda) Johnson, Brian Johnson, Kevin Barnett, Rosalee Barnett, Thomas (Falan) Barnett, eight step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his niece Judy Meuret, as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Marie Kuhnen. A Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock with Father Andre Panek officiating.Burial was held at Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Richland Center. Friends called at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:30 P.M. Friends also called at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thursday,May 20, 2010 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. A parish rosary will be held at 10:45 A.M. on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Pratt Funeral Service of Richland Center assisted the family with their arrangements.

Child of Charles A. Barnett

James V. Stappert

M, b. circa 1924, d. 13 December 1989
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1924James V. Stappert was born circa 1924.
Marriage16 August 1954He married Theresa Lange, daughter of Edward J. Lange and Theresa M. Kleinschmit, on 16 August 1954.
Death13 December 1989James V. Stappert died on 13 December 1989.

Leon Loecker

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeon Loecker was also known as Leander.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage30 August 1949Leon Loecker married Sylvia Christene Lange, daughter of Edward J. Lange and Theresa M. Kleinschmit, on 30 August 1949.

Child of Leon Loecker and Sylvia Christene Lange

Harold Schulte

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarold Schulte married Rainaldes Lange, daughter of Edward J. Lange and Theresa M. Kleinschmit.

Loren Robert Schieffer

M, b. 17 September 1936, d. 5 March 2017
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 September 1936Loren Robert Schieffer was born on 17 September 1936.
Death5 March 2017He died on 5 March 2017 at age 80 Loren Robert Schieffer, age 80, of Crofton, Nebraska, died on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Constance with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, at church, from 5-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at church one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton, NE.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Schieffer, Colton Schieffer, Jacob Honkomp, Preston Leise, Greg Sudbeck, and Stuart Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Loren's grandchildren.

Loren Robert Schieffer was born to William and Anna Mary (Schumacher) Schieffer on September 17, 1936 on a farm east of Crofton. He was the youngest of seven children. Loren attended elementary school at St. Joseph, Constance, for eight years and graduated from Crofton High School in 1954. When he was six years old his mother died of liver cancer. His father then married Julia Urban who helped raise the younger family. After graduation he worked at the Hartington Farm Store, then later in Laurel for his brother-in-law. On May 27, 1958, he married Juliena Lange at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic church in Bow Valley. They made their home on a farm south of St. James for almost three years, working for area farmers. In 1961 they moved to a farm east of Crofton and he became a dairy farmer. He served on the Crofton Creamery Board, School Board, and Mid-American Dairy Board. Loren was active in St. Joseph's church serving as usher, EMHC, and money counter through the years. Loren was a "Jack of All Trades" and loved to fix things. He built his home and all his farm buildings and enjoyed antique tractors. Loren was a 14 gallon blood donor.

Loren is survived by his wife of 58 years, Juliena of Crofton; five children, daughter Gwen and Dave Ptak of Hastings, NE - (daughters Erin & Stuart Anderson, Cari & fiance Elliot Koerting); son Marlen and Patty Schieffer of Fordyce, NE - (children Angela & Greg Sudbeck, Emily & Preston Leise, Allison, Andrew, & Colton); daughter Cheryl and Joe Honkomp of Richmond, IN - (children Jacob & fiancé Mandy Toney, Lisle & Lauren); son Duane and Ginger Schieffer of Constance, NE - (children Quinn, Karley & Jack); son Brad and Sheila Schieffer of Crofton, NE - (children Calvin, Kelsey, Grant, & Layne); five great grandsons & another grandchild coming soon; sister Evelyn Stevens of Coleridge, NE; brother-in-law Harold Sudbeck of Laurel, NE; 3 nieces & two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step mom; brothers Albin and Ralph; sisters Dorothy Schieffer, Marvalle Sudbeck, Lucine & husband Dan Sanders; brother-in-law Dick Stevens; granddaughters Mollie Schieffer, Anna & Grace Schieffer.

June Eileen Schulte

F, b. 1939, d. 20 January 2021
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 February 1967As of 4 February 1967,her married name was Lange.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1939June Eileen Schulte was born in 1939.
Death20 January 2021She died on 20 January 2021 at Coleridge, Nebraska, June E. Lange age 81 of Bow Valley, Nebraska died on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge, Nebraska. She was taken from the family by Alzheimer’s but ultimately died from Covid. The family was able to be physically present with her in her last days.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family (Sts. Peter and Paul) Catholic Church in Bow Valley, Nebraska with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating. Burial will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Bow Valley. Visitation will be on Sunday, at church, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, at church, one hour prior to services. Face masks and social distancing are required at the visitation and funeral. You may watch a live stream of the funeral at www.facebook.com/WintzRay/live Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, NE.

Pallbearers will be Kaio Uhing, Jacob Zimmerman, Kyle Potratz, Chad Uhing, Matthew Nelson, and John Lange. Honorary pallbearers will be June’s 16 other grandchildren.

June Eileen was born on March 9, 1939 in Bow Valley, Nebraska to Anton J. and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Schulte. June was the youngest of 11 children. She grew up in the Bow Valley area and went to elementary school in Bow Valley. She went to Holy Trinity High School for her freshman and sophomore years and then graduated from Wynot High School. June then moved to Chicago where she went to school while also working for the railroad. She moved back to Nebraska and worked at the Yankton Medical Clinic. She also helped area families with housekeeping and babysitting children. She then moved to Phoenix to work for the airlines.

June married Linus William Lange on February 4, 1967 in Bow Valley. She and Linus had seven children. Later on June began working for the U.S. Postal service as a substitute driver for her brother Marty. She then had her own Highway Contract as a Route Carrier for over 20 years.

June was a member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Church and the Christian Mothers. She was involved with Catholic Deanery and attended many of their meetings. June originated and helped coordinate the first Schulte family reunion in 1990. She also was very proud of the centennial dresses she sewed for the Bow Valley Centennial with the help of her sister MaryAnn Hans. June loved to play cards and was in a card club for over 45 years. She enjoyed making bread, turning butter, canning and gardening. June liked to do special stamps on envelopes that she mailed and gave to people. She was a rosary leader at church and her faith was always very important to her. June also made many blankets for her grandchildren.

June is survived by her husband Linus of Bow Valley; six children and spouses Laura (Jay) Zimmerman of LaVista, NE, Christa (Bill) Uhing of Logan, IA, Diane (Mike) Nelson of Coleridge, Jodi (Timothy) Salvatori of Yankton, SD, Amy (Zane) Potratz of Spearfish, SD, John (Sheila) Lange of Fordyce, NE; 21 grandchildren; sister-in-law Lorraine Schulte of Hartington; brother Charles (Gennie) Schulte of Emerson, NE.

June was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Lester; three sisters Lucille (Dwight) Keller, MaryAnn (Jim) Hans, Mildred (Jerome) Becker; six brothers Hubert “Toby” (Marcie) Schulte, Harold (Rainaldes)Schulte, Leo Schulte, Marvin Schulte, Roger (Carla) Schulte, Marty (Phyllis) Schulte.

Christina Foecke

F, b. August 1859
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristina Foecke was also known as Christine.
Married Namecirca 1878As of circa 1878,her married name was Lange.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1859Christina Foecke was born in August 1859 at Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1878She married John Henry Lange circa 1878.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Precinct 6, Cedar, NebraskaChristina Foecke was listed as wife in John Henry Lange's household on the 1880 Census at Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska.1
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaChristina Foecke was listed as wife in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.2
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaChristina Foecke was listed as wife in John Henry Lange's household on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.3
10 April 1930Precinct 4, Cedar, NebraskaChristina Foecke was listed as mother in Edward J. Lange's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 4, Cedar, Nebraska.4
  • Christina Foecke had 10 with 9 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 11 with 10 living in 1910 children.

Children of Christina Foecke and John Henry Lange

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska; Roll T9_744; Family History Film: 1254744; Page: 318.4000; Enumeration District: 87; Image: 0643.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED5. Dwelling 65.

John Henry Lange

M, b. April 1851, d. before 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Henry Lange was also known as Henry.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1851John Henry Lange was born in April 1851 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1878He married Christina Foecke circa 1878.
Deathbefore 1930John Henry Lange died before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Precinct 6, Cedar, NebraskaJohn Henry Lange was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska.1
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.2
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.3
  • John Henry Lange immigrated in 1869.

Children of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska; Roll T9_744; Family History Film: 1254744; Page: 318.4000; Enumeration District: 87; Image: 0643.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.

Joseph Lange

M, b. 13 August 1886, d. February 1971
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 August 1886Joseph Lange was born on 13 August 1886 at Nebraska.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
DeathFebruary 1971Joseph Lange died in February 1971 at age 84.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaJoseph Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaJoseph Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.

William Lange

M, b. 10 March 1891, d. June 1966
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Lange was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 March 1891William Lange was born on 10 March 1891 at Nebraska.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
DeathJune 1966William Lange died in June 1966 at age 75.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaWilliam Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaWilliam Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.

Louis Lange

M, b. 28 July 1893, d. December 1964
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouis Lange was also known as Lewis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 July 1893Louis Lange was born on 28 July 1893 at Nebraska.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
DeathDecember 1964Louis Lange died in December 1964 at age 71.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaLouis Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaLouis Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.

John Lange

M, b. 25 December 1895, d. December 1970
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Lange was also known as Johnny.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 December 1895John Lange was born on 25 December 1895 at Nebraska also reported as Dec 1896.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
DeathDecember 1970John Lange died in December 1970.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaJohn Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1
15 April 1910Wynot, Cedar, NebraskaJohn Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1910 Census at Wynot, Cedar, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 6.

Rita Ann Lammers

F, b. 11 March 1925, d. 23 July 2009
Father*Ignatz F. Lammers b. 1894, d. 1942
Mother*Gertrude L. Walz b. 1899, d. 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 June 1951As of 5 June 1951,her married name was Lange.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 March 1925Rita Ann Lammers was born on 11 March 1925 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of Ignatz F. Lammers and Gertrude L. Walz.
Marriage5 June 1951Rita Ann Lammers married Virgil A. Lange, son of August F. Lange and Ludvina Gertrude Kleinschmit, on 5 June 1951.
Death23 July 2009Rita Ann Lammers died on 23 July 2009 at age 84 Rita Ann Lange, age 84, of Fordyce, Nebraska, died on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Heritage of Bel Air in Norfolk.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 10:30 am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fordyce with Rev David Fulton and Rev. Ralph Lammers officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Fordyce. Visitation will be on Monday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm with a rosary at 2:00 pm at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. There will be a Vigil Service on Monday at 7:00 pm at the church. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Rose and Warren Anderson, Jennifer Lange, Lisa Lange, Michael Lange, Thomas Lange, Seth and Margaret Lange, Dana Lange, Joel Lange and Jackson Lange. Honorary pallbearers will be her great grandchildren, Sophia and Ian Anderson.

Rita Ann Lammers was born on March 11, 1925 in Fordyce to Ignatius and Gertrude (Walz) Lammers. She grew up in Fordyce and graduated for Holy Trinity High School in 1943. After graduation, Rita taught at several country schools in Cedar and Knox Counties. She studied education at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. On June 5, 1951 Rita married Virgil A. Lange at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fordyce. In 1955, they built their home in Fordyce and lived there over 50 years. Rita was a dedicated, stay-at-home mother until all her children had graduated from high school. She was a wonderful cook and baker; her pies and homemade bread will be missed. Rita also worked at the bank in Fordyce until she retired. She spent many of her later years visiting her siblings, her children and her grandchildren throughout the country.

Rita was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was active in the Ladies Guild and the Christian Mothers. She loved and cared for her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Rita was dedicated to her faith and often walked the four blocks to and from church for daily mass of for adoration.

Rita is survived by 7 children and their spouses and partners, Ann L. Lange and Cliff Chase of Seattle, Washington; James and Connie Lange of Norfolk; Dr. Steven H. and Graciela Lange of Bellevue, Washington; William E. Lange of Papillion, Nebraska; Dr. Richard Lange of Woodridge, Illinois; Ellen Lange of Omaha; Joseph Lange and Diane McNary of Overland Park, Kansas; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 3 sisters, Dorothy Lammers and Alice Lammers both of Omaha; Helen Soukup of Minneapolis; and 1 brother, Rev. Ralph Lammers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Virgil on April 17, 2009 at the age of 82, 3 brothers, Charles Lammers, Arthur Lammers and an infant, and 1 sister, Betty Webb.

Memorials are suggested to St. John the Baptist Church in Fordyce, Cedar Catholic High School Education Foundation, or for Alzheimer's research.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 April 1940Fordyce, Cedar, NebraskaRita Ann Lammers was listed as a daughter in Ignatz F. Lammers's household on the 1940 Census at Fordyce, Cedar, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fordyce, Cedar, Nebraska; Roll: T627_2240; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 14-13.

Francis Lee Pflanz

M, b. 10 January 1934, d. 3 February 2012
Father*Edward Pflanz
Mother*Mabel Fish
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrancis Lee Pflanz was also known as Phlanz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 January 1934Francis Lee Pflanz was born on 10 January 1934 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Edward Pflanz and Mabel Fish.
Death3 February 2012Francis Lee Pflanz died on 3 February 2012 at age 78 Francis Lee Pflanz, 78, of Dakota City, NE passed away on Friday, February 3, 2012 at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, NE. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at the Mohr Funeral Home, 1431 W. 29th Street, South Sioux City, NE with Father Oscar Perez officiating. Burial will be in the Belden Cemetery in Belden, NE. Visitation will begin at 5:00 P.M., with the family present at 6:00 P.M. and a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the funeral home. Francis was born in rural Belden, NE on January 10, 1934, the son of Edward and Mabel (Fish) Pflanz. He grew up in the Belden area and graduated from Belden High School. He worked for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Francis was also a medic in the Naval Reserve. He married Severa Lange at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Coleridge, NE. The couple lived in Belden, then Worden, Montana before Francis moved back to Dakota City, NE, due to a job transfer. After 42 years with the railroad, he retired and volunteered at the South Sioux City Senior Center where he delivered meals on wheels. He also volunteered at the South Sioux City Eagles Club. Francis was a lifetime member of the Dakota City American Legion and the South Sioux City Eagles Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting deer and elk, and was an accomplished mechanic. He was very generous, always there to lend a helping hand. Francis especially loved his cat, Kelli. Survivors include his wife, Severa of Worden, MT; 3 sons, Charles Pflanz of Belton, MO, Douglas Pflanz of Andover, KS and Marti Pflanz of Aliso Viejo, CA; 2 grandsons, Travis and Nathan Pflanz; brother, Donnovan (Rosemary) Pflanz of Norfolk, NE; sister, Virginia (Gene) Magden of Sioux City, IA; special nieces and nephews, Dennis and Jeffrey Magden, Lori (Donny) and Cash Bratetic, Lisa (Craig) and Colin Campbell; and many other nieces and nephews. Francis was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mabel Pflanz.

Henry G. Lange

M, b. October 1878
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1878Henry G. Lange was born in October 1878 at Nebraska.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Precinct 6, Cedar, NebraskaHenry G. Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1880 Census at Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska.1
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaHenry G. Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 6, Cedar, Nebraska; Roll T9_744; Family History Film: 1254744; Page: 318.4000; Enumeration District: 87; Image: 0643.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.

Frank Lange

M, b. July 1880
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1880Frank Lange was born in July 1880 at Nebraska.
He was the son of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaFrank Lange was listed as a son in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.

Amanda Lange

F, b. June 1882
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1882Amanda Lange was born in June 1882 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaAmanda Lange was listed as a daughter in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.

Mary Lange

F, b. July 1884
Father*John Henry Lange b. Apr 1851, d. b 1930
Mother*Christina Foecke b. Aug 1859
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1884Mary Lange was born in July 1884 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John Henry Lange and Christina Foecke.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 June 1900Constance, Cedar, NebraskaMary Lange was listed as a daughter in John Henry Lange's household on the 1900 Census at Constance, Cedar, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED36. Dwelling 102.

Herman Henry Witte

M, b. 15 January 1865, d. 10 March 1865
Father*Herman Witte b. Feb 1838, d. 12 Jan 1929
Mother*Gertrude Rupiper b. Feb 1842, d. 29 Mar 1915
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 January 1865Herman Henry Witte was born on 15 January 1865 at Iowa.
He was the son of Herman Witte and Gertrude Rupiper.
Death10 March 1865Herman Henry Witte died on 10 March 1865.

Mary Witte

F, b. 14 January 1864, d. 1882
Father*Herman Witte b. Feb 1838, d. 12 Jan 1929
Mother*Gertrude Rupiper b. Feb 1842, d. 29 Mar 1915
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1864Mary Witte was born on 14 January 1864 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Herman Witte and Gertrude Rupiper.
Death1882Mary Witte died in 1882.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Precinct 3, Cedar, NebraskaMary Witte was listed as a daughter in Herman Witte's household on the 1880 Census at Precinct 3, Cedar, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0744 Page Number 317A.

Bernard J. Witte

M, b. 28 February 1870, d. 2 December 1940
Father*Herman Witte b. Feb 1838, d. 12 Jan 1929
Mother*Gertrude Rupiper b. Feb 1842, d. 29 Mar 1915
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 February 1870Bernard J. Witte was born on 28 February 1870 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Herman Witte and Gertrude Rupiper.
Marriagecirca 1904Bernard J. Witte married Elizabeth Hoesing, daughter of John Hoesing and Katie (?), circa 1904.
Death2 December 1940Bernard J. Witte died on 2 December 1940 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Precinct 3, Cedar, NebraskaBernard J. Witte was listed as a son in Herman Witte's household on the 1880 Census at Precinct 3, Cedar, Nebraska.1
13 June 1900Precinct 2, Cedar, NebraskaBernard J. Witte was listed as a son in Herman Witte's household on the 1900 Census at Precinct 2, Cedar, Nebraska.2
1910Zell, Faulk, South DakotaBernard J. Witte was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Zell, Faulk, South Dakota.

Children of Bernard J. Witte and Elizabeth Hoesing

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0744 Page Number 317A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED34. Dwelling 99.

Elizabeth Hoesing

F, b. May 1880
Father*John Hoesing b. Dec 1846
Mother*Katie (?) b. Mar 1847
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Hoesing was also known as Lizzie.
Married Namecirca 1904As of circa 1904,her married name was Witte.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1880Elizabeth Hoesing was born in May 1880 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John Hoesing and Katie (?).
Marriagecirca 1904Elizabeth Hoesing married Bernard J. Witte, son of Herman Witte and Gertrude Rupiper, circa 1904.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Zell, Faulk, South DakotaElizabeth Hoesing was listed as wife in Bernard J. Witte's household on the 1910 Census at Zell, Faulk, South Dakota.

Children of Elizabeth Hoesing and Bernard J. Witte