Betty Ann Anderson

F, b. 14 December 1921, d. 9 August 2000
Father*Samuel L. Anderson b. c 1887, d. b Nov 1969
Mother*Ann Elizabeth Burns b. 1 Apr 1885, d. 10 Nov 1969
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBetty Ann Anderson was also known as Elizabeth Ann.
Married Name16 November 1940As of 16 November 1940,her married name was Harrington.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 December 1921Betty Ann Anderson was born on 14 December 1921 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, also reported as 14 Dec 1920.
She was the daughter of Samuel L. Anderson and Ann Elizabeth Burns.
Marriage16 November 1940Betty Ann Anderson married Bernard P. Harrington on 16 November 1940.
Death9 August 2000Betty Ann Anderson died on 9 August 2000 at age 78.
Burialafter 9 August 2000She was buried after 9 August 2000 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaBetty Ann Anderson was listed as a daughter in Samuel L. Anderson's household on the 1930 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.1
  • Betty Ann Anderson was the information on the death certificate of Ann Elizabeth Burns on 10 November 1969 at Silver Bow, Montana; Ann (Burns) Anderson funeral notice.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED38. Dwelling 119.

Irene B. Byrne

F, b. 10 April 1897, d. 16 December 1988
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIrene B. Byrne was also known as Bridget Irene.
Married Name11 June 1919As of 11 June 1919,her married name was Burns.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 April 1897Irene B. Byrne was born on 10 April 1897 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
Marriage11 June 1919Irene B. Byrne married James D. Burns, son of John L. Burns and Mary Eleanor Bramberry, on 11 June 1919 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, Marriage license and certificate of James D Burns and Bridget Irene Byrne.
Marriage license of James D Burns and Bridget Irene Byrne 11 Jun 1919 Butte, Silver Bow, MT
Death16 December 1988Irene B. Byrne died on 16 December 1988 at Montana at age 91.
Burialafter 16 December 1988She was buried after 16 December 1988 at Saint Patricks Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoIrene B. Byrne was listed as a daughter in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1
1940Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaIrene B. Byrne was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.2

Children of Irene B. Byrne and James D. Burns

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: T627_2230; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 47-24.

Marion Norma Burns

F, b. 12 December 1919, d. 31 March 1969
Father*James D. Burns b. Jan 1887, d. May 1929
Mother*Irene B. Byrne b. 10 Apr 1897, d. 16 Dec 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 March 1942As of 15 March 1942,her married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 December 1919Marion Norma Burns was born on 12 December 1919 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James D. Burns and Irene B. Byrne.
Marriage15 March 1942Marion Norma Burns married Francis Glenn Taylor on 15 March 1942 at Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana.
Death31 March 1969Marion Norma Burns died on 31 March 1969 at Denver, Colorado, at age 49 Marion (Burns) Taylor obituary.
Butte Montana Standard April 3, 1969 - Marion (Burns) Taylor obituary
BurialApril 1969She was buried in April 1969 at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery (located on South Montana Street), Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
Census DateLocationDescription
1940Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaMarion Norma Burns was listed as a daughter in Irene B. Byrne's household on the 1940 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: T627_2230; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 47-24.

James Byrne

M, b. November 1862, d. 18 April 1922
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1862James Byrne was born in November 1862 at Ireland.
Marriagecirca 1889He married Mary Ann Buckley, daughter of (?) Buckley, circa 1889.
Death18 April 1922James Byrne died on 18 April 1922 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, at age 59.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoJames Byrne was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1
  • James Byrne immigrated in 1880.

Children of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

Mary Ann Buckley

F, b. February 1866, d. 27 July 1956
Father*(?) Buckley
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1889As of circa 1889,her married name was Byrne.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1866Mary Ann Buckley was born in February 1866 at New York.
She was the daughter of (?) Buckley.
Marriagecirca 1889Mary Ann Buckley married James Byrne circa 1889.
Death27 July 1956Mary Ann Buckley died on 27 July 1956 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, at age 90.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoMary Ann Buckley was listed as wife in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1
1940Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaMary Ann Buckley was listed as mother in Irene B. Byrne's household on the 1940 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.2
  • Mary Ann Buckley had 6 with 5 living in 1900 children.
  • She witnessed the death of James D. Burns in May 1929 at at the home of his mother-in-law, Montana; James D Burns obituary.

Children of Mary Ann Buckley and James Byrne

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: T627_2230; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 47-24.

Catherine E. Byrne

F, b. December 1892
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCatherine E. Byrne was also known as Katherine.
Name VariationCatherine E. Byrne was also known as Katie.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1892Catherine E. Byrne was born in December 1892 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Catherine E. Byrne was never married.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoCatherine E. Byrne was listed as a daughter in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

Laura C. Byrne

F, b. circa 1903
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Laura C. Byrne was born circa 1903 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoLaura C. Byrne was listed as a daughter in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

Agatha A. Byrne

F, b. circa 1905, d. 9 May 1996
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sullivan.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgatha A. Byrne married Neil Sullivan.
Birthcirca 1905Agatha A. Byrne was born circa 1905 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
Death9 May 1996Agatha A. Byrne died on 9 May 1996 at Seattle, King, Washington.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoAgatha A. Byrne was listed as a daughter in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1
  • Agatha A. Byrne lived in 1945 at Seattle, Washington.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

Frances R. Byrne

F, b. circa 1907
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Frances R. Byrne was born circa 1907 at Montana.
She was the daughter of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoFrances R. Byrne was listed as a daughter in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

James Joseph Byrne

M, b. circa 1909
Father*James Byrne b. Nov 1862, d. 18 Apr 1922
Mother*Mary Ann Buckley b. Feb 1866, d. 27 Jul 1956
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1909James Joseph Byrne was born circa 1909 at Idaho.
He was the son of James Byrne and Mary Ann Buckley.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Acequia, Lincoln, IdahoJames Joseph Byrne was listed as a son in James Byrne's household on the 1910 Census at Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho.1
  • James Joseph Byrne lived in 1945 at Los Angeles, California.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Acequia, Lincoln, Idaho; Roll: T624_226; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0298; FHL microfilm: 1374239.

Jack Francis Burns

M, b. 1 December 1921, d. 14 March 1945
Father*James D. Burns b. Jan 1887, d. May 1929
Mother*Irene B. Byrne b. 10 Apr 1897, d. 16 Dec 1988
Seargent Jack Francis Burns 1945
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1921Jack Francis Burns was born on 1 December 1921 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
He was the son of James D. Burns and Irene B. Byrne.
Death14 March 1945Jack Francis Burns died on 14 March 1945 at killed in action, WW II, Japan, at age 23 Death notice of Jack Francis Burns.
Butte Montana Standard April 3, 1945 - Death notice of Jack Francis Burns
Butte Montana Standard April 2, 1945 - Seargent Jack Francis killed in action
Census DateLocationDescription
1940Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaJack Francis Burns was listed as a son in Irene B. Byrne's household on the 1940 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: T627_2230; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 47-24.

Rev. Father James Daniel Burns

M, b. 18 January 1928, d. 27 March 1994
Father*James D. Burns b. Jan 1887, d. May 1929
Mother*Irene B. Byrne b. 10 Apr 1897, d. 16 Dec 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 January 1928Rev. Father James Daniel Burns was born on 18 January 1928 at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.
He was the son of James D. Burns and Irene B. Byrne.
Death27 March 1994Rev. Father James Daniel Burns died on 27 March 1994 at Silver Bow, Montana, at age 66 Rev James D Burns death notice.
Kalispell (MT) Daily Inter Lake March 29, 1994 - Rev James D Burns death notice
Census DateLocationDescription
1940Butte, Silver Bow, MontanaRev. Father James Daniel Burns was listed as a son in Irene B. Byrne's household on the 1940 Census at Butte, Silver Bow, Montana.1
  • Rev. Father James Daniel Burns was ordained on 19 May 1956.
  • He lived in 1969 at Stevensville, Montana.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana; Roll: T627_2230; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 47-24.

Lawrence G. Brechtl

M, b. 11 September 1916, d. 10 October 2005
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLawrence G. Brechtl was also known as Lefty.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 September 1916Lawrence G. Brechtl was born on 11 September 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Marriage17 January 1939Lawrence G. Brechtl married Kathryn E. Ganser, daughter of Christ Ganser and Genevieve Uslemann, on 17 January 1939.
Death10 October 2005Lawrence G. Brechtl died on 10 October 2005 at age 89 Lawrence G. "Lefty" Brechtl, age 89, died unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at his home in Plain. Lawrence was born on the family farm in Plain on Sept. 11, 1916, son of the late Frank and Frances (Bayer) Brechtl. He married Kathryn E. Ganser on Jan. 17, 1939, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Sauk City. They lived in Sauk City for a short time where Lefty worked for Frank and Helen Kirchstein at their market on Water Street. They moved back to Plain and lived on the Mike Alt Farm and later took over the family farm which they ran until it was sold to the Franklin Plain Corporation in 1967. That property is now homes in the Westbrook subdivision and part of the Westbrook Golf Course. After his retirement from farming, he drove school bus for the River Valley School District, served on the Village of Plain Board of Trustees, and was a member of the Sauk County Board of Supervisors for more than 25 years. Some of his best times were spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, visits with his siblings to the Nachreiner cabin and an "occasional" stop at the casino. Besides his wife of 66 years, Kathryn, survivors include a daughter, Linda (Herb) Paulus of Plain; three grandchildren, Dan (Deb) Paulus of Spring Green, Genny Paulus of Plain, and Jody (Darren) Breunig of Sauk City; and three great-grandchildren, Sheyanne and Zachary Paulus, and Riley Breunig. He is further survived by a brother, Victor (Marinanne) Brechtl of Monona; and three sisters, Florence (Norbert) Hellenbrand of Cross Plains, Marie Liegel and Imelda (Ferdie) Nachreiner of Plain. Besides his parents, he was preceded by a brother, Herb Brechtl; and sisters, Alma Alt Ruhland and Irene Schweiss. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Plain. Father Mike Resop will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of service all at the church in Plain. Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home, Spring Green, is in charge of the arrangements.

Kathryn E. Ganser

F, b. 16 April 1919, d. 5 April 2015
Father*Christ Ganser
Mother*Genevieve Uslemann
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKathryn E. Ganser was also known as Kate.
Married Name17 January 1939As of 17 January 1939,her married name was Brechtl.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 April 1919Kathryn E. Ganser was born on 16 April 1919.
She was the daughter of Christ Ganser and Genevieve Uslemann.
Marriage17 January 1939Kathryn E. Ganser married Lawrence G. Brechtl, son of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer, on 17 January 1939.
Death5 April 2015Kathryn E. Ganser died on 5 April 2015 at age 95 Kathryn E. “Kate” Brechtl passed peacefully on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Spring Green. She was born on April 16, 1919, on the family farm in Sauk City to Christ and Genevieve (Uslemann) Ganser and graduated from Sauk City High School. She was married to Lawrence “Lefty” Brechtl on January 17, 1939 in Sauk City. They eventually settled on the Brechtl Family farm in Plain which later became the Westbrook subdivision and part of the Westbrook golf course. Kate was a member of St Luke’s Catholic Congregation, its ladies CCW and quilting group, the Adult choir and the Catholic Order of Foresters. She was a project leader for many years for the St Luke 4-H club and drove school bus for the River Valley school district. An avid reader, she was instrumental along with a core group in creating a public library in Plain, serving for 27 years on its Board of Directors. She continued reading until her eyesight deteriorated.

Family was her first priority and so enjoyed being a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She maintained her beautiful smile and sense of humor to her final days. Survivors include her daughter Linda (Herb) Paulus of Plain, Grandchildren Dan (Deb) Paulus and Genny (Steve Zick) of Spring Green, and Jody (Darren) Breunig of Prairie du Sac; Great-Grandchildren Sheyanne and Zachary Paulus and Riley Breunig; a sister Irene(Howard) Frey and a sister-in-law Phyllis Ganser both of Sauk City, many nieces, nephews, family and friends and everyone at the Meadows who have been her family for the past nine years. Kate loved all of you and we sincerely want to thank them, Home Health Hospice, Fr. Mike Resop and Sister Lynne Marie for your care and concern. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, brothers, Victor, Carleton, Eugene and Dan and sister, Mildred Badger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 4:30 P.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 3:00 P.M. until the time of Mass at 4:30 P.M. Memorials may be made to the Kraemer Library or to St. Luke’s Catholic School Endowment Fund.

Victor E. Brechtl

M, b. 20 September 1922, d. 19 May 2019
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameVictor E. Brechtl also went by the name of Vic.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 September 1922Victor E. Brechtl was born on 20 September 1922 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Death19 May 2019Victor E. Brechtl died on 19 May 2019 at age 96 Victor E. "Vic" Brechtl, age 96, of Monona, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Heritage Middleton. He was born on Sept. 20, 1922, in Plain, Wis., the son of Frank and Frances (Bayer) Brechtl. Vic graduated from St. Luke’s High School, in Plain, Wis. in 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, as a gunner's mate, 2nd class. He also served on three different ships in the Pacific, including Hawaii, Australia, and invasions in New Guinea, Biak, Marshall, Guam and the Philippine Islands. Vic married Marianne Flager of Pardeeville at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Madison on Aug. 25, 1951. He was a member of the Painter's Local Union No. 802 since 1946, before his retirement from the University of Wisconsin-Paint Department.
He was also a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Madison Elks Lodge, UW Service Club, American Legion Post No. 398, and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for 20 years.
Vic enjoyed vacations with his family, deer hunting with friends in northern Wisconsin, golf, bowling and fishing. He and Marianne enjoyed traveling in their R.V. and camping in state and national parks. Along with sight-seeing they visited state capitals national parks and presidential libraries. They enjoyed spending time together seeing all 50 states and they also had the pleasure of going to Europe eight times. Vic was very proud of his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and he had the honor of going on a Badger Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. in May of 2014. Vic is survived by his wife, Marianne; daughter, Ginny (Jon) Jenson of Madison; son, Mark Brechtl (Julien Brugere) of London; three grandsons, David Jenson of Madison, Andrew Jenson of Palo Alto Calif., and Matthew Jenson (Mallory) of Chicago Ill; and sister, Imelda (Mel) Nachreiner. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Thomas; two brothers, Herbert and Lawrence “Lefty”; and four sisters, Alma Ruhland, Irene Schweiss, Florence Hellenbrand and Marie Liegel. A celebration of life will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, with Father Chad Droessler presiding. Burial will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Florence Brechtl

F, b. 24 September 1920, d. 4 March 2016
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 February 1941As of 25 February 1941,her married name was Stapleton.
Married Name27 April 1963As of 27 April 1963,her married name was Hellenbrand.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 September 1920Florence Brechtl was born on 24 September 1920 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Marriage25 February 1941Florence Brechtl married John Stapleton on 25 February 1941.
Death4 March 2016Florence Brechtl died on 4 March 2016 at age 95 Florence Hellenbrand, age 95, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016, at Milestone Assisted Living, surrounded by her loving family following a short illness. She was born on Sept. 24, 1920, in Plain, Wis., the daughter of Frances and Frank Brechtl. Florence was united in marriage first to John Stapleton on Feb. 25, 1941, at St. Luke's Church in Plain, Wis., and later to Norbert "Nip" Hellenbrand on April 27, 1963, at St. Francis Church in Cross Plains, Wis. Florence was an active member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and also of Christian Mothers. She loved to play cards with family and friends. Florence was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Florence is survived by her husband, "Nip"; daughter, Joyce Ruhland; son, Tim (Kristie) Stapleton; grandchildren, Sherri (Clem) Ring, Lynn (Glenn) Breunig, Mark Ruhland, Jodi (Karl) Lasse, Roby (Jess) Stapleton and Ryan (Jill) Stapleton; great-grandchildren, Courtney (Aaron) Lovell, Cara (Shaun) Glynn, Nick, Nolan and Travis Breunig, Joseph Pickarts, Erin Lasse, Asher and Casen Stapleton and Preslee Stapleton; great-great-grandchild, Chevy Lovell; siblings, Victor (Marianne) Brechtl, Marie Liegel and Mel Nachreiner; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Stapleton; siblings, Herb Brechtl, Alma (Alvin) Ruhland, Lawrence (Kathryn) Brechtl and Irene (Russell) Schweiss; son-in-law, Roger Ruhland; in-laws, Tom Alt, Mike Liegel and Ferdie Nachreiner; and her parents. Mass of Christian burial will be held at ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2947 Thinnes St., Cross Plains, at 11 a.m., on Friday, March 11, 2016, with Father Thomas Kelley presiding. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass on Friday. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery.

Marie Bernadine Brechtl

F, b. 3 November 1924, d. 28 August 2018
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 February 1945As of 12 February 1945,her married name was Liegel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1924Marie Bernadine Brechtl was born on 3 November 1924 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Marriage12 February 1945Marie Bernadine Brechtl married Michael Joseph Liegel, son of Herman C. Liegel and Victoria Brickl, on 12 February 1945.
Death28 August 2018Marie Bernadine Brechtl died on 28 August 2018 at age 93 Marie B. Liegel, age 93, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. She was born on Nov. 3, 1924, in Plain, the daughter of Frank and Frances (Bayer) Brechtl. She was married on Feb. 12, 1945, to Michael J. Liegel.

Marie loved housework and taking care of children. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, and was proud of her post high school education later in life at MATC. She was a member of the Plain American Legion Auxiliary, a lifelong member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, a woman of strong Christian faith, proud of her years teaching religious education and being a leader of prayers.

Marie is survived by a daughter, Peggy Liegel; two sons, Gilbert and Konrad (Karen) Liegel; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Victor (Marianne) Brechtl; a sister, Imelda Nachreiner; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Frances Brechtl; her husband, Michael Liegel; a daughter, Karen Liegel at the age of 3; two sons, Michael and Franklyn Liegel; two brothers, Herbert and Lawrence Brechtl; three sisters, Alma Alt Ruhland, Irene Schweiss and Florence Hellenbrand.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at 11 a.m., at ST. LUKE’S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain. Father John Silva will officiate, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Catholic Church. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Child of Marie Bernadine Brechtl and Michael Joseph Liegel

Michael Joseph Liegel

M, b. 24 March 1921, d. 30 November 1987
Father*Herman C. Liegel b. Dec 1883, d. 1945
Mother*Victoria Brickl b. Mar 1881, d. 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMichael Joseph Liegel was also known as Michael Alois.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 March 1921Michael Joseph Liegel was born on 24 March 1921 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman C. Liegel and Victoria Brickl.
Marriage12 February 1945Michael Joseph Liegel married Marie Bernadine Brechtl, daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer, on 12 February 1945.
Death30 November 1987Michael Joseph Liegel died on 30 November 1987 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 66.
Census DateLocationDescription
29 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMichael Joseph Liegel was listed as a son in Herman C. Liegel's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Michael Joseph Liegel and Marie Bernadine Brechtl

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 122.0.

Ferdinand John Nachreiner

M, b. 7 August 1922, d. 19 April 2013
Father*Leo Henry Nachreiner b. 11 Mar 1891, d. 27 Aug 1986
Mother*Gladys Elizabeth Hemberger b. 20 Nov 1896, d. 27 Oct 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFerdinand John Nachreiner was also known as Ferdie J.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 August 1922Ferdinand John Nachreiner was born on 7 August 1922 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Leo Henry Nachreiner and Gladys Elizabeth Hemberger.
Death19 April 2013Ferdinand John Nachreiner died on 19 April 2013 at age 90.

Herbert W. Brechtl

M, b. 3 July 1912, d. 11 October 1989
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerbert W. Brechtl was also known as Herb.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 July 1912Herbert W. Brechtl was born on 3 July 1912 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Death11 October 1989Herbert W. Brechtl died on 11 October 1989 at age 77.
  • Herbert W. Brechtl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • On 18 December 1941 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Name: Herbert W Brechtl Birth Year: 1912 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin State: Wisconsin County or City: Sauk Enlistment Date: 18 Dec 1941 Enlistment State: Wisconsin Enlistment City: Milwaukee Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA 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: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Motorcycle Mechanic or Packer, High Explosives (Munitions worker, ammunition. ) or Toolroom Keeper or Stock Clerk or Stock Control Clerk Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 74 Weight: 180.

Alvin Arthur Ruhland

M, b. 1 November 1907, d. 26 September 1992
Father*Joseph G. Ruhland b. Mar 1871
Mother*Sophia Malterer b. 15 May 1877, d. 15 May 1975
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlvin Arthur Ruhland married Alma Mary Brechtl, daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
Birth1 November 1907Alvin Arthur Ruhland was born on 1 November 1907 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph G. Ruhland and Sophia Malterer.
Marriage25 June 1935Alvin Arthur Ruhland married Maude Aletha Blakeslee on 25 June 1935.
Death26 September 1992Alvin Arthur Ruhland died on 26 September 1992 at age 84.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Leroy, Dodge, WisconsinAlvin Arthur Ruhland was listed as a son in Joseph G. Ruhland's household on the 1920 Census at Leroy, Dodge, Wisconsin.1
14 May 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlvin Arthur Ruhland was listed as a son in Joseph G. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Leroy, Dodge, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1983; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 48; Image: 44.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 129.0.

Irene Brechtl

F, b. 21 August 1918, d. May 1984
Father*Frank Brechtl b. 14 Dec 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Frances Bayer b. 15 Oct 1884, d. Apr 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schweiss.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageIrene Brechtl married Russell Schweiss.
Birth21 August 1918Irene Brechtl was born on 21 August 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.
DeathMay 1984Irene Brechtl died in May 1984 at age 65.
  • Irene Brechtl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Russell Schweiss

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRussell Schweiss married Irene Brechtl, daughter of Frank Brechtl and Frances Bayer.

Vera Brechtl

F, b. circa 1915
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Vera Brechtl 1933 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1915Vera Brechtl was born circa 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinVera Brechtl was listed as a daughter in Anton Brechtl's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 76.

Madonna Brechtl

F, b. 1916, d. 1993
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Madonna Brechtl 1934 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1916Madonna Brechtl was born in 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Death1993Madonna Brechtl died in 1993.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMadonna Brechtl was listed as a daughter in Anton Brechtl's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
  • Madonna Brechtl graduated in 1934 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 76.

Mildred Brechtl

F, b. circa 1920
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1920Mildred Brechtl was born circa 1920.
She was the daughter of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.

Richard E. Brechtl

M, b. 31 October 1921, d. 2 June 2001
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 October 1921Richard E. Brechtl was born on 31 October 1921.
He was the son of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Death2 June 2001Richard E. Brechtl died on 2 June 2001 at age 79.
  • Richard E. Brechtl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio.
  • He graduated in 1936 at Rural School Graduates (Edgewood), Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin, Edge Wood School, Loganville, R.1 – Molly Fargen, teacher – Lawrence Krey, Frank Lins &
    George Schlickau all with a Loganville, R.1 address.

Clayton J. Brechtl

M, b. 30 December 1923, d. 16 July 1994
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 December 1923Clayton J. Brechtl was born on 30 December 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Death16 July 1994Clayton J. Brechtl died on 16 July 1994 at age 70.
  • Clayton J. Brechtl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Janette Brechtl

F, b. 13 February 1926, d. 28 November 1997
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Janet Brechtl - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Simpson.
Name VariationJanette Brechtl was also known as Janet.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJanette Brechtl married Corporal Harold R. Simpson.
Birth13 February 1926Janette Brechtl was born on 13 February 1926 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Death28 November 1997Janette Brechtl died on 28 November 1997 at Oregon at age 71.
  • Janette Brechtl graduated in 1943 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Sidney L. Brechtl

M, b. 25 March 1928, d. September 1980
Father*Anton Brechtl b. 4 Apr 1894, d. a 1972
Mother*Tillie Ruhland b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 19 Dec 1969
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSidney L. Brechtl was also known as Sydney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1928Sidney L. Brechtl was born on 25 March 1928 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
DeathSeptember 1980Sidney L. Brechtl died in September 1980 at age 52.
  • Sidney L. Brechtl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • On 12 February 1946 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Name: Sidney L Brechtl Birth Year: 1928 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin State: Wisconsin County or City: Dane Enlistment Date: 12 Feb 1946 Enlistment State: Wisconsin Enlistment City: Milwaukee Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge Education: 2 years of high school Civil Occupation: Shop Maintenance Mechanic Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 00 Weight: 000.