Patrick Hevicon

M, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPatrick Hevicon was also known as Haricone.
Name VariationPatrick Hevicon was also known as Havican.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthPatrick Hevicon was born at Ireland.
MarriageHe married Catherine Cady at Kentucky.
Deathbefore 1925Patrick Hevicon died before 1925.

Children of Patrick Hevicon and Catherine Cady

Catherine Cady

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hevicon.
Married NameHer married name was Haricone.
Married NameHer married name was Havican.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine Cady married Patrick Hevicon at Kentucky.
BirthCatherine Cady was born at Ireland.
Deathbefore 1925She died before 1925.

Children of Catherine Cady and Patrick Hevicon

Lillian H. Fleischman

F, b. October 1889
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1889Lillian H. Fleischman was born in October 1889 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.

Vitus Fleischman Jr.

M, b. circa 1874, d. before 1900
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1874Vitus Fleischman Jr. was born circa 1874 at Iowa.
He was the son of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.
Deathbefore 1900Vitus Fleischman Jr. died before 1900.

Frank Fleischman

M, b. circa 1879, d. before 1900
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Frank Fleischman was born circa 1879 at Iowa.
He was the son of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.
Deathbefore 1900Frank Fleischman died before 1900.

Lawrence George Rupp

M, b. 15 March 1920, d. 27 April 1988
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1920Lawrence George Rupp was born on 15 March 1920 at Cherokee, Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death27 April 1988Lawrence George Rupp died on 27 April 1988 at age 68.
  • Lawrence George Rupp obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa.

Sylvester Barnard Rupp

M, b. 4 May 1924, d. 22 December 1990
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSylvester Barnard Rupp was also known as Sylvester Bernard.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 May 1924Sylvester Barnard Rupp was born on 4 May 1924 at Cherokee, Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death22 December 1990Sylvester Barnard Rupp died on 22 December 1990 at age 66.
  • On 4 May 1943 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Camp Dodge Herrold, Iowa, Name: Sylvester B Rupp Birth Year: 1924 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Iowa State: Iowa County or City: Cherokee Enlistment Date: 4 May 1943 Enlistment State: Iowa Enlistment City: Camp Dodge Herrold Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 22 Weight: 120.

Monica Josephine Rupp

F, b. 6 March 1930, d. 11 April 2004
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sawyers.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMonica Josephine Rupp married Randall C. Sawyers.
Birth6 March 1930Monica Josephine Rupp was born on 6 March 1930 at Cherokee, Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death11 April 2004Monica Josephine Rupp died on 11 April 2004 at age 74.

Children of Monica Josephine Rupp and Randall C. Sawyers

Kate Specht

F, b. January 1884
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1884Kate Specht was born in January 1884 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaKate Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Helen McNeal

F, b. circa 1908
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1928As of circa 1928,her married name was Specht.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathHelen McNeal died.
Birthcirca 1908She was born circa 1908.
Marriagecirca 1928She married John Nickolos Specht Jr., son of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn, circa 1928.

Child of Helen McNeal and John Nickolos Specht Jr.

Morley J. Specht

M, b. 3 February 1929, d. 16 December 2005
Father*John Nickolos Specht Jr. b. 23 Apr 1896
Mother*Helen McNeal b. c 1908
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1929Morley J. Specht was born on 3 February 1929 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Nickolos Specht Jr. and Helen McNeal.
Death16 December 2005Morley J. Specht died on 16 December 2005 at age 76 Morley J. Specht, 76, of Cherokee died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee, with military rites conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars, L.A. Wescott Post 2253. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Morley was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Cherokee to John and Helen (McNeal) Specht. He attended school at Maryhill. Following his schooling, he worked on the family farm for several years. In 1950, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, and was honorably discharged in 1954.

On May 28, 1955, he married Sandra Locke in Cherokee. Morley worked for Caswell Manufacturing, Don Beckman Appliance and later, Dick and Mert's Appliance, all in Cherokee. He later owned and managed Caravan Kitchen with his brother, Jim, in Cherokee. He also continued to farm the family farm with his brother in Sheridan and Rock Township. Lastly, he worked with Barry Johnson at Johnson Machine Shop for several years.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Experimental Aircraft Association. He enjoyed traveling to the EAA convention in Oshkosh, Wis., every year and was involved with assisting Barry Johnson in restoring airplanes and was currently restoring a street rod.

Survivors include his wife; a brother, James Specht and his wife, Donna, of Cherokee; nieces, Tammy Baker of Meriden, Iowa, Theresa Mary Specht of Woodlawn Park, Colo., Linda Sue Specht of Cherokee, and Nancie Heithus and her husband, Brian of Milford, Iowa; a nephew, John J. Specht of Cherokee; many grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as four great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews; special friends, Marg and Bob Godfrey of San Antonio, Texas, and Lisa and Dan Jameson of Bellevue, Neb., and their families; as well as many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Charles Specht

M, b. November 1856, d. after 1918
Father*John Nicolas Specht Sr. b. Apr 1819, d. c 1914
Mother*Catherine Keller d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1856Charles Specht was born in November 1856 at Germany.
He was the son of John Nicolas Specht Sr. and Catherine Keller.
Marriagecirca 1885Charles Specht married Sophia Schmidt circa 1885.
Deathafter 1918Charles Specht died after 1918.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaCharles Specht was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • Charles Specht immigrated in 1872.

Children of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Sophia Schmidt

F, b. November 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1885As of circa 1885,her married name was Specht.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1857Sophia Schmidt was born in November 1857 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1885She married Charles Specht, son of John Nicolas Specht Sr. and Catherine Keller, circa 1885.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaSophia Schmidt was listed as wife in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • Sophia Schmidt had 11 with 8 living in 1900 children.

Children of Sophia Schmidt and Charles Specht

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Henry Jacob Specht

M, b. 13 December 1882
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 December 1882Henry Jacob Specht was born on 13 December 1882 at Germany.
He was the son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Marriagecirca 1911Henry Jacob Specht married Marie Kamrath, daughter of August Kamrath and Ida Bielke, circa 1911.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHenry Jacob Specht was listed as a step-son in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa.

Children of Henry Jacob Specht and Marie Kamrath

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Annie Specht

F, b. January 1884
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1884Annie Specht was born in January 1884 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaAnnie Specht was listed as a step-daughter in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Maggie Specht

F, b. November 1885
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1885Maggie Specht was born in November 1885 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaMaggie Specht was listed as a daughter in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

John Conrad Specht

M, b. 11 April 1887
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Conrad Specht was also known as J. C.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathJohn Conrad Specht died.
Birth11 April 1887He was born on 11 April 1887 at Iowa.
He was the son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Marriagecirca 1910John Conrad Specht married Amelia Mayer, daughter of Jacob Mayer and Amelia Staka, circa 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Conrad Specht was listed as a son in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa, reported wife and 3 children.

Children of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Sophia Specht

F, b. September 1889
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1889Sophia Specht was born in September 1889 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaSophia Specht was listed as a daughter in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Christoff Specht

M, b. April 1894
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1894Christoff Specht was born in April 1894 at Iowa.
He was the son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaChristoff Specht was listed as a son in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Emma Specht

F, b. April 1897
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1897Emma Specht was born in April 1897 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaEmma Specht was listed as a daughter in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Wilhelm John Specht

M, b. 7 April 1899
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm John Specht was also known as William John.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 April 1899Wilhelm John Specht was born on 7 April 1899 at Iowa.
He was the son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Marriagecirca 1925Wilhelm John Specht married Vivian (?) circa 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaWilhelm John Specht was listed as a son in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Amelia Mayer

F, b. circa 1886
Father*Jacob Mayer d. b 1925
Mother*Amelia Staka b. c 1852, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1910As of circa 1910,her married name was Specht.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathAmelia Mayer died.
Birthcirca 1886She was born circa 1886 at Germany.
She was the daughter of Jacob Mayer and Amelia Staka.
Marriagecirca 1910Amelia Mayer married John Conrad Specht, son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt, circa 1910.

Children of Amelia Mayer and John Conrad Specht

Myra Louise Specht

F, b. 7 December 1918, d. 7 February 2005
Father*John Conrad Specht b. 11 Apr 1887
Mother*Amelia Mayer b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 March 1938As of 30 March 1938,her married name was Johnson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 December 1918Myra Louise Specht was born on 7 December 1918 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer.
Marriage30 March 1938Myra Louise Specht married Roy Oliver Johnson on 30 March 1938.
Death7 February 2005Myra Louise Specht died on 7 February 2005 at age 86 Myra L. Johnson, 86, of Marcus, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Myra Louise Specht was born on Dec. 7, 1918, at Sheridan Township, Cherokee County, the daughter of John and Amelia (Mayer) Specht. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith on Dec. 17, 1918, and confirmed on April 9, 1933, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus.
On March 30, 1938, Myra and Roy O. Johnson were united in marriage at Marcus. The couple made their home on a farm near Marcus where they raised their family. Roy died suddenly on March 29, 1986. Myra remained on the farm until moving to Le Mars in 1997. She had been a resident of the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars since 2002.
Myra was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, baking, and canning. Her true dedication in life was her faithful devotion to her husband and family. She will be lovingly remembered for her charming smile, strong faith, and her caring ways and thoughtfulness of others.
Survivors include her two daughters, Betty Kommes and her husband, Leonard of Le Mars and Patty Laubenthal and her husband, Dave of Spencer; two sons, Wayne Johnson and his wife, Teresa of Greeley, Colo., and John B. Johnson and his wife, Marirose of Marcus; eight grandchildren, Brent Kommes and his wife, Larissa of Sioux City, Angela Kommes of Sioux Falls, S.D., Heidi Kommes of Savannah, Ga., Katie and Jessica Johnson of Greeley, Colo., Lindy, Adam and Dilan Laubenthal of Spencer; a sister, Catherine Wendt of Cleghorn; two brothers, Robert Specht and his wife, Elvera of Cleghorn, and Roy Specht of Marcus.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, Roy; two sons, LeRoy and Vernon; a daughter, Linda; a granddaughter, Ashley Johnson; and a brother, Harris Specht.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home in Marcus. The family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral.
Pallbearers will be Myra's grandchildren.

Children of Myra Louise Specht and Roy Oliver Johnson

Roy Oliver Johnson

M, b. 30 June 1909, d. 29 March 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 June 1909Roy Oliver Johnson was born on 30 June 1909.
Marriage30 March 1938He married Myra Louise Specht, daughter of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer, on 30 March 1938.
Death29 March 1986Roy Oliver Johnson died on 29 March 1986 at age 76.

Children of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht

Elizabeth Julia Johnson

F, b. 6 December 1945, d. 22 February 2017
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameElizabeth Julia Johnson also went by the name of Betty.
Married Name5 May 1973As of 5 May 1973,her married name was Kommes.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 December 1945Elizabeth Julia Johnson was born on 6 December 1945 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht.
Marriage5 May 1973Elizabeth Julia Johnson married Leonard Joseph Kommes on 5 May 1973.
Death22 February 2017Elizabeth Julia Johnson died on 22 February 2017 at Sioux City, Iowa, at age 71.

Leonard Joseph Kommes

M, d. 25 September 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage5 May 1973Leonard Joseph Kommes married Elizabeth Julia Johnson, daughter of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht, on 5 May 1973.
Death25 September 2005Leonard Joseph Kommes died on 25 September 2005.

Roy Carl Specht

M, b. circa 1914
Father*John Conrad Specht b. 11 Apr 1887
Mother*Amelia Mayer b. c 1886
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1914Roy Carl Specht was born circa 1914 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer.

LeRoy Johnson

M, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
Life EventDateDescription
LeRoy Johnson was the son of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht.
Deathbefore February 2005LeRoy Johnson died before February 2005.

Vernon Johnson

M, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Vernon Johnson was the son of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht.
Deathbefore February 2005Vernon Johnson died before February 2005.

Linda Johnson

F, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Linda Johnson was the daughter of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht.
Deathbefore February 2005Linda Johnson died before February 2005.