Harold Ellis

M, b. circa 1916
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Harold Ellis was born circa 1916.
Marriage23 February 1938He married Marie C. Van Dam, daughter of William Van Dam and Martha Bult, on 23 February 1938 at Minnehaha, South Dakota.

John Jacobson

M, b. January 1856
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1856John Jacobson was born in January 1856 at Sweden.
Marriagebefore 1885He married Emma C. Jonson before 1885.
Marriagecirca 1909John Jacobson married Mary M. (?) circa 1909.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaJohn Jacobson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1
19 April 1910Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.2

Children of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED287. Dwelling 18.

Emma C. Jonson

F, b. June 1860, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1885As of before 1885,her married name was Jacobson.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1860Emma C. Jonson was born in June 1860 at Sweden.
Marriagebefore 1885She married John Jacobson before 1885.
Deathbefore 1910Emma C. Jonson died before 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaEmma C. Jonson was listed as wife in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1
  • Emma C. Jonson had 7 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Children of Emma C. Jonson and John Jacobson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.

John Emil Jacobson

M, b. 1 September 1885
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 September 1885John Emil Jacobson was born on 1 September 1885 at McCook, South Dakota.
He was the son of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaJohn Emil Jacobson was listed as a son in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.

Victor Albin Jacobson

M, b. 13 December 1886
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 December 1886Victor Albin Jacobson was born on 13 December 1886 at McCook, South Dakota.
He was the son of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaVictor Albin Jacobson was listed as a son in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.

Theresa Evelyn Jacobson

F, b. 3 February 1890
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheresa Evelyn Jacobson was also known as Tressa.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1890Theresa Evelyn Jacobson was born on 3 February 1890 at McCook, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaTheresa Evelyn Jacobson was listed as a daughter in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.

Edward Friedolf Jacobson

M, b. 28 January 1896
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 January 1896Edward Friedolf Jacobson was born on 28 January 1896 at McCook, South Dakota.
He was the son of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaEdward Friedolf Jacobson was listed as a son in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1
19 April 1910Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaEdward Friedolf Jacobson was listed as a son in John Jacobson's household on the 1910 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED287. Dwelling 18.

Hilma A. Jacobson

F, b. March 1898
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1898Hilma A. Jacobson was born in March 1898 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 June 1900Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaHilma A. Jacobson was listed as a daughter in John Jacobson's household on the 1900 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1
19 April 1910Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaHilma A. Jacobson was listed as a daughter in John Jacobson's household on the 1910 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 131.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED287. Dwelling 18.

Carl Arthur Jacobson

M, b. 14 July 1900
Father*John Jacobson b. Jan 1856
Mother*Emma C. Jonson b. Jun 1860, d. b 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl Arthur Jacobson was also known as Carl O.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 July 1900Carl Arthur Jacobson was born on 14 July 1900 at McCook, South Dakota.
He was the son of John Jacobson and Emma C. Jonson.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1910Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaCarl Arthur Jacobson was listed as a son in John Jacobson's household on the 1910 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED287. Dwelling 18.

Mary M. (?)

F, b. circa 1872
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1909As of circa 1909,her married name was Jacobson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1872Mary M. (?) was born circa 1872 at Sweden.
Marriagecirca 1909She married John Jacobson circa 1909.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1910Brookfield, McCook, South DakotaMary M. (?) was listed as wife in John Jacobson's household on the 1910 Census at Brookfield, McCook, South Dakota.1
  • Mary M. (?) had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED287. Dwelling 18.

Gerhard L. Johnson

M, b. circa 1879
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerhard L. Johnson was also known as G. L.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Gerhard L. Johnson was born circa 1879 at South Dakota.
Marriagecirca 1905He married Louisa J. Kaye, daughter of William Kaye and Maren Christine Johnson, circa 1905.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Township 1, Stanley, South DakotaGerhard L. Johnson was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Township 1, Stanley, South Dakota.1
1920Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South Dakota.2

Child of Gerhard L. Johnson and Louisa J. Kaye

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Township 1, Stanley, South Dakota; Roll T624_1488; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 452.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South Dakota; Roll 31109_4390883; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 199; Image: 1066.

Louisa J. Kaye

F, b. October 1884
Father*William Kaye b. c 1857, d. b 1900
Mother*Maren Christine Johnson b. 11 May 1856
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa J. Kaye was also known as Louise.
Married Namecirca 1905As of circa 1905,her married name was Johnson.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1884Louisa J. Kaye was born in October 1884 at Woodbury, Iowa.
She was the daughter of William Kaye and Maren Christine Johnson.
Marriagecirca 1905Louisa J. Kaye married Gerhard L. Johnson circa 1905.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Sioux Falls City, Minnehaha, South DakotaLouisa J. Kaye was listed as a daughter in Maren Christine Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux Falls City, Minnehaha, South Dakota.1
1910Township 1, Stanley, South DakotaLouisa J. Kaye was listed as wife in Gerhard L. Johnson's household on the 1910 Census at Township 1, Stanley, South Dakota.2
1920Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South DakotaLouisa J. Kaye was listed as wife in Gerhard L. Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South Dakota.3
  • Louisa J. Kaye had 2 with 1 living in 1910 children.

Child of Louisa J. Kaye and Gerhard L. Johnson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Sioux Falls Ward 1, Minnehaha, South Dakota; Roll T623_1553; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 260.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Township 1, Stanley, South Dakota; Roll T624_1488; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 452.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Sioux Falls Ward 10, Minnehaha, South Dakota; Roll 31109_4390883; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 199; Image: 1066.

Frank R. Luher

M, b. circa 1889
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1889Frank R. Luher was born circa 1889 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1913He married Martha A. (?) circa 1913.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinFrank R. Luher was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of Frank R. Luher and Martha A. (?)

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 103.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Martha A. (?)

F, b. circa 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1913As of circa 1913,her married name was Luher.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1893Martha A. (?) was born circa 1893 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1913She married Frank R. Luher circa 1913.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMartha A. (?) was listed as wife in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMartha A. (?) was listed as wife in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of Martha A. (?) and Frank R. Luher

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 103.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Luella N. Luher

F, b. circa 1917
Father*Frank R. Luher b. c 1889
Mother*Martha A. (?) b. c 1893
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1917Luella N. Luher was born circa 1917 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank R. Luher and Martha A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLuella N. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLuella N. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 103.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Marie L. Luher

F, b. circa 1918
Father*Frank R. Luher b. c 1889
Mother*Martha A. (?) b. c 1893
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1918Marie L. Luher was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank R. Luher and Martha A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMarie L. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1920 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMarie L. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 103.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Bessie A. Luher

F, b. circa 1921
Father*Frank R. Luher b. c 1889
Mother*Martha A. (?) b. c 1893
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1921Bessie A. Luher was born circa 1921 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank R. Luher and Martha A. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBessie A. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Arlene E. Luher

F, b. 12 October 1923, d. 4 March 1994
Father*Frank R. Luher b. c 1889
Mother*Martha A. (?) b. c 1893
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 October 1923Arlene E. Luher was born on 12 October 1923 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank R. Luher and Martha A. (?).
Death4 March 1994Arlene E. Luher died on 4 March 1994 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinArlene E. Luher was listed as a daughter in Frank R. Luher's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Arlene E. Luher obtained US Social Security Card at Washington; last residence Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 110.

Frederick Ernest Koeller

M, b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 July 1964
Father*William Koeller b. Jun 1828, d. 3 Jan 1913
Mother*Johanna Tantow b. 14 Feb 1832, d. 15 Oct 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Ernest Koeller was also known as Fredrick.
Name VariationFrederick Ernest Koeller was also known as Fred.
Name VariationFrederick Ernest Koeller was also known as Fritz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 May 1874Frederick Ernest Koeller was born on 12 May 1874 at Germany also reported as May 1875.
He was the son of William Koeller and Johanna Tantow.
Marriage1 February 1899Frederick Ernest Koeller married Louise Anna Fritz, daughter of Carl Fritz and Wilhemina Koeller, on 1 February 1899 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death28 July 1964Frederick Ernest Koeller died on 28 July 1964 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 90.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinFrederick Ernest Koeller was listed as a son in William Koeller's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
5 May 1910Potosi, Grant, WisconsinFrederick Ernest Koeller was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
11 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
  • Frederick Ernest Koeller obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence not specified.
  • In February 1964 65th wedding anniversary of Fred and Louise (Fritz) Koeller.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 2, 1964 - 65th wedding anniversary of Fred and Louise (Fritz) Koeller

Children of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 113.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 228.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 128.

Hannah M. Koeller

F, b. 8 January 1900, d. 22 July 1987
Father*Frederick Ernest Koeller b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 Jul 1964
Mother*Louise Anna Fritz b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pierce.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHannah M. Koeller married Leonard Pierce.
Birth8 January 1900Hannah M. Koeller was born on 8 January 1900 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz.
Death22 July 1987Hannah M. Koeller died on 22 July 1987 at Grant, Wisconsin, at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHannah M. Koeller was listed as a niece (actually granddaughter) in William Koeller's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
5 May 1910Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHannah M. Koeller was listed as a daughter in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1910 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 113.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 228.

William Koeller

M, b. June 1828, d. 3 January 1913
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Koeller married Johanna Tantow.
BirthJune 1828William Koeller was born in June 1828 at Germany.
Death3 January 1913He died on 3 January 1913 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 84.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinWilliam Koeller was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
5 May 1910Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1910 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2

Children of William Koeller and Johanna Tantow

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 113.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 228.

Johanna Tantow

F, b. 14 February 1832, d. 15 October 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohanna Tantow was also known as Anna M.
Married NameHer married name was Koeller.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohanna Tantow married William Koeller.
Birth14 February 1832Johanna Tantow was born on 14 February 1832 at Germany.
Death15 October 1889She died on 15 October 1889 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 57.

Children of Johanna Tantow and William Koeller

Louisa Koeller

F, b. February 1861, d. after April 1930
Father*William Koeller b. Jun 1828, d. 3 Jan 1913
Mother*Johanna Tantow b. 14 Feb 1832, d. 15 Oct 1889
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1861Louisa Koeller was born in February 1861 at Germany.
She was the daughter of William Koeller and Johanna Tantow.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Louisa Koeller was never married.
Deathafter April 1930She died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLouisa Koeller was listed as a daughter in William Koeller's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
5 May 1910Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLouisa Koeller was listed as a sister in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1910 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
11 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinLouisa Koeller was listed as a sister in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 113.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 228.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 128.

Helen M. Koeller

F, b. 19 March 1917, d. 21 September 2006
Father*Frederick Ernest Koeller b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 Jul 1964
Mother*Louise Anna Fritz b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 June 1939As of 14 June 1939,her married name was Graney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 March 1917Helen M. Koeller was born on 19 March 1917 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz.
Marriage14 June 1939Helen M. Koeller married Burdette Graney on 14 June 1939.
Death21 September 2006Helen M. Koeller died on 21 September 2006 at age 89 Helen M. Graney, age 89, of Platteville, died on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Heartland Health Care Center, Platteville. Helen was born on March 19, 1917, in Potosi Township, Grant County, the daughter of Frederick and Louise (Fritz) Koeller. She was united in marriage to Burdette Graney on June 14, 1939, in Lancaster. They farmed together for many years, first in Lancaster and in 1942, they moved to a farm near Platteville, where her husband still resides. She was a homemaker. She liked gardening, playing cards and was an avid bowler and fisherman. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, where she was active in her church circle. Helen enjoyed being with her family. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Burdette of Platteville; a daughter, Nancy (Tom) Hoover of Hilton Head, S.C; three sons, William (Shirley) Graney of Beulah, N.D., Tom (Barb) Graney of Covington, La. and Stanley (Donna) Graney of Platteville; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Warren (Lucille) Koeller and Fred (Dorothy) Koeller all of Potosi; sister-in-law, Carol Graney of Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Hannah, Esther, Bertha, Dorothy and Leona; and four brothers, Arthur, Raymond, Leo and Walter. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at the FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, Platteville. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville. The Rev. Catherine Carlson will officiate. Friends may call on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the MELBY-BENDORF FUNERAL HOME, 1245 N. Water St., Platteville, or on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Helen M. Graney Memorial Fund.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHelen M. Koeller was listed as a daughter in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 128.

Burdette Graney

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage14 June 1939Burdette Graney married Helen M. Koeller, daughter of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz, on 14 June 1939.

Warren H. Koeller

M, b. 2 November 1920, d. 8 July 2013
Father*Frederick Ernest Koeller b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 Jul 1964
Mother*Louise Anna Fritz b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWarren H. Koeller was also known as Warren W.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 November 1920Warren H. Koeller was born on 2 November 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz.
Marriage3 November 1942Warren H. Koeller married Lucille Bailie on 3 November 1942.
Death8 July 2013Warren H. Koeller died on 8 July 2013 at age 92 Warren H. Koeller, age 92, of Lancaster, formerly of Tennyson, died on Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home in Lancaster. He was born on November 2, 1920, in Potosi Township, the son of Fred and Louisa (Fritz) Koeller. On November 3, 1942, Warren was united in marriage to Lucille Bailie at her family farm in South Lancaster Township. After their marriage the couple farmed fourteen years in the Lancaster area until the purchase of their farm in Potosi Township. He was a member of Davies Memorial United Church of Christ and also served as trustee. He belonged to the F&AM Warren Lodge No. 4 of Potosi; served as a supervisor for Potosi Township from 1968 until 1984, and was on the ASC Committee. Warren enjoyed hunting from deer to turkeys to morels. He also enjoyed many fishing trips here and in northern Wisconsin, plus traveling to Canada and throughout the United States.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille, Lancaster; one son, John Koeller, Prairie du Chien; three daughters, Judy (Larry) Maahs, Linda (Bob) Schmelz, all of Potosi; Doreen Wagner, Fennimore; nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and many members of the Koeller and Bailie family.

In addition to his parents, Warren was preceded in death by many brothers and sisters and their spouses; a son-in-law, Kenneth Wagner; a grandson, Daniel R. Schmelz and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral and Masonic services were held on Friday, July 12, 2013, at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Petra Streiff officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Family and friends called on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinWarren H. Koeller was listed as a son in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 128.

Lucille Bailie

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 November 1942As of 3 November 1942,her married name was Koeller.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage3 November 1942Lucille Bailie married Warren H. Koeller, son of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz, on 3 November 1942.

Frederick W. Koeller

M, b. 29 November 1924, d. 13 November 2014
Father*Frederick Ernest Koeller b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 Jul 1964
Mother*Louise Anna Fritz b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick W. Koeller was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 November 1924Frederick W. Koeller was born on 29 November 1924 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz.
Marriage24 September 1946Frederick W. Koeller married Dorothy Dresen on 24 September 1946.
Death13 November 2014Frederick W. Koeller died on 13 November 2014 at age 89 Frederick W. Fred Koeller, age 89, of Potosi, entered eternal rest on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at his lifelong family home. He was born on November 29, 1924, in Potosi, the son of Fred E. and Louise (Fritz) Koeller. Fred graduated from Potosi High School in 1942. Upon graduation, he returned to the family farm. On September 24, 1946, Fred was united in marriage to Dorothy Dresen in Platteville. After their marriage the couple continued to farm the family farm and raised a family. Fred enjoyed bowling, playing cards, playing marbles, and was an avid Badgers and Packers fan. He dearly loved his family and family gatherings at his lifetime home. Fred was a member of the Potosi School Board for seventeen years and was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-eight years, Dorothy; their children: Dianne (Don) Jaworski; Ruth (Dan) Bailey; Janice (Larry) Ploessl; Richard (Cindy) Koeller; a son-in-law, Bill Schmitz; fourteen grandchildren: Brian (Corrine) Jaworski; Jill (Mike) Anderson; Jason (Jacqueline) Jaworski; Gina (David) Reinhard; Andrew Jaworski; Todd (Anita) Schmitz; Lisa (Brian) Abing; Jessica (Chris) Cauthen; Nicole (Brian) Stafeil; Travis (Trisha) Downs; Thomas (Casey) Downs; Andrea (Jeremy) White; Dan Koeller; Alex Koeller; twenty-two great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; three sisters-in-law; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a daughter, Marie Schmitz and eleven siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was in St. Thomas Cemetery, Potosi. Family and friends called on Sunday, November 16, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi is assisting the family.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Potosi, Grant, WisconsinFrederick W. Koeller was listed as a son in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1930 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 128.

Dorothy Dresen

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 September 1946As of 24 September 1946,her married name was Koeller.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage24 September 1946Dorothy Dresen married Frederick W. Koeller, son of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz, on 24 September 1946.

Esther Emma Koeller

F, b. 10 June 1901, d. 7 April 1982
Father*Frederick Ernest Koeller b. 12 May 1874, d. 28 Jul 1964
Mother*Louise Anna Fritz b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McKelvey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEsther Emma Koeller married Roy McKelvey.
Birth10 June 1901Esther Emma Koeller was born on 10 June 1901 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frederick Ernest Koeller and Louise Anna Fritz.
Death7 April 1982Esther Emma Koeller died on 7 April 1982 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 May 1910Potosi, Grant, WisconsinEsther Emma Koeller was listed as a daughter in Frederick Ernest Koeller's household on the 1910 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 228.