Raymond L Wenger

M, #14404, b. 10 June 1903, d. 31 March 1980
Last Edited13 Apr 2001
Birth*Raymond L Wenger was born on 10 June 1903. 
Marriage*Marriage: Raymond L Wenger married Dora Ruth Farney, daughter of Henry Farney and Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman, on 19 November 1928 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Raymond L Wenger and Dora Ruth Farney appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Avoca Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was issued between 1952 and 1954 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Raymond L Wenger died on 31 March 1980 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 76. 

Family

Dora Ruth Farney b. 11 Feb 1912, d. 3 Jul 1990

Amilia B Wesenberg

F, #24766, b. November 1874
FatherFerdinand W Wesenberg b. 1848
Last Edited27 Dec 2011
Birth*Amilia B Wesenberg was born in November 1874 at GermanyB
(Witness) ImmigrationShe immigrated on 1877 to United StatesB with Ferdinand W Wesenberg
Married Name As of 1894, her married name was Lottman. 
Marriage*Marriage: Amilia B Wesenberg married Onka Lottman, son of Jacob Jensen Lottman and Folena Violine Franzen, in 1894. 
Census*Census: Amilia B Wesenberg and Onka Lottman appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at Glenwood Precinct, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Amilia B Wesenberg and Onka Lottman appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at Glenwood Precinct, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Amilia B Wesenberg and Onka Lottman appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at Pleasant Precinct, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Amilia B Wesenberg and Onka Lottman appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Newton Precinct, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB

Family

Onka Lottman b. Jan 1872
Marriage*Marriage: Amilia B Wesenberg married Onka Lottman, son of Jacob Jensen Lottman and Folena Violine Franzen, in 1894. 
Children

Ferdinand W Wesenberg

M, #24776, b. 1848
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited27 Dec 2011
Birth*Ferdinand W Wesenberg was born in 1848 at GermanyB
Immigration*Immigration: Ferdinand W Wesenberg immigrated in 1877 to United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Ferdinand W Wesenberg appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 in the household of Onka Lottman and Amilia B Wesenberg at Pleasant Precinct, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB

Family

Child

Bertha West

F, #21886, b. 29 June 1917
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Bertha West was born on 29 June 1917. 
Married Name As of 29 July 1943, her married name was Shafer. 
Marriage*Marriage: Bertha West married Howard W Shafer, son of Reinhard (Reiner) John Shafer and Cecil Smith, on 29 July 1943. 

Family

Howard W Shafer b. 30 Nov 1917, d. 24 Mar 1994

Lester (Bud) Westphal

M, #497, b. 14 June 1922, d. 5 May 2001
MilitaryWorld War II
Last Edited3 Aug 2018
Birth*Lester (Bud) Westphal was born on 14 June 1922 at Paullina, O'Brien Co, IA, United StatesB
Military*Military: Lester (Bud) Westphal was in the US Army during World War II. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 483-28-1704; issued before 1951 at IA, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Lester (Bud) Westphal married Evelyn Edith Hartwig, daughter of Henry Christian Hartwig and Marie Martha Boeke, on 13 October 1954 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Co, SD, United StatesB
Death*Death: Lester (Bud) Westphal died on 5 May 2001 at Milton, Van Buren Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 78. 
Burial*Burial: Lester (Bud) Westphal was buried on 9 May 2001 at Sunnyside Cemetery, Milton, Van Buren Co, IA, United StatesB
Obituary*Obituary: The Ocheyedan Press-Melvin News, 05/23/2001
     Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at Henkenius-Priester Funeral Home for Lester C. "Bud" Westphal, 78, who died May 5 at Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield. The Rev. Paul Meseke officiated. Interment was in Sunnyside Cemetery at Milton.
     Lester Carl "Bud" Westphal was born June 14, 1922, in Paullina, the son of Carl E. P. and Ella Dora M. (Strahmann) Westphal. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
     He married Evelyn Edith Hartwig on October 13, 1954, in St. John's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S. Dak. He was self-employed in Rapid City, S. Dak., and had farmed and worked in construction before retiring and moving to Milton in 1985. Evelyn died September 4, 1990.
     Survivors include two daughters: Carmen Marie and her husband, Pete Pease of Parkersburg, W. Va., and Shelley and her husband, David Hoff of Cannon Lake, Texas; two grandchildren: Julie Ann Pease and Chris Davis; two great-grandchildren: Cortney and Cameron Davis; a sister, Viola Hoppe of Primghar; and best friend, Wilma Kerby of Milton. 

Family

Evelyn Edith Hartwig b. 17 Oct 1928, d. 4 Sep 1990
Marriage*Marriage: Lester (Bud) Westphal married Evelyn Edith Hartwig, daughter of Henry Christian Hartwig and Marie Martha Boeke, on 13 October 1954 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Co, SD, United StatesB

James Elliott Whatley

M, #15095, b. 21 June 1923, d. 17 January 1999
Last Edited17 Aug 2002
Birth*James Elliott Whatley was born on 21 June 1923 at Electra, Hunt Co, TX, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 527-18-5921; issued before 1951 at AZ, United StatesB
Death*Death: James Elliott Whatley died on 17 January 1999 at Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ, United StatesB, at age 75. 

Charles Ordis Wheeler

M, #21797, b. 17 September 1899, d. 21 April 1990
Last Edited5 Jul 2007
Birth*Charles Ordis Wheeler was born on 17 September 1899. 
WW1 Draft*WWI Draft: Charles Ordis Wheeler registered for the draft of WWI on between 1917 and 1918 in Portland, Ionia Co, MI, United StatesB.
Marriage*Marriage: Charles Ordis Wheeler married Lenora Shafer, daughter of Casper Rhinhart Shafer and M A (Minnie) Fieldcamp, on 17 September 1924. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 378-36-0589; issued between 1953 and 1954 at MI, United StatesB
Death*Death: Charles Ordis Wheeler died on 21 April 1990 at age 90. 

Family

Lenora Shafer b. 2 May 1907, d. 10 Nov 1998
Child

Ruth Wheeler

F, #21798, b. 8 June 1925
FatherCharles Ordis Wheeler b. 17 Sep 1899, d. 21 Apr 1990
MotherLenora Shafer b. 2 May 1907, d. 10 Nov 1998
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited18 Nov 2017
Birth*Ruth Wheeler was born on 8 June 1925. 
Married Name As of 25 April 1961, her married name was Murphy. 
Marriage*Marriage: Ruth Wheeler married James Murphy on 25 April 1961. 

Family

James Murphy b. 25 Mar 1917

Emma H Wiegand

F, #22377, b. March 1899
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
Birth*Emma H Wiegand was born in March 1899 at IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 1923, her married name was Classen. 
Marriage*Marriage: Emma H Wiegand married Edwin Classen, son of Charles Classen and Anna Lottman, in 1923. 
Census*Census: Emma H Wiegand and Edwin Classen appeared on the census of 14 April 1930 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Edwin Classen b. 13 Nov 1898
Child

Cornelia (Lee) Rosena Willems

F, #24757, b. 21 June 1891
Last Edited29 Dec 2011
Birth*Cornelia (Lee) Rosena Willems was born on 21 June 1891 at NE, United StatesB
Married Name As of November 1907, her married name was Lottman. 
Marriage*Marriage: Cornelia (Lee) Rosena Willems married Jacob J Lottman, son of Jacob Jensen Lottman and Anna Johanna Benders, in November 1907. 
Census*Census: Cornelia (Lee) Rosena Willems and Jacob J Lottman appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Pleasant Precinct, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB
Census*Census: Cornelia (Lee) Rosena Willems appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Harbine, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB

Family

Jacob J Lottman b. Oct 1889, d. 1914
Children

June Maye Willemssen

F, #1250, b. 24 July 1936, d. 15 July 2014
June Maye Willemssen
Last Edited9 Dec 2015
Birth*June Maye Willemssen was born on 24 July 1936 at Sibley, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: June Maye Willemssen married Emmett Henry Hartwig, son of Henry Christian Hartwig and Marie Martha Boeke, on 7 July 1954. 
Married Name As of 7 July 1954, her married name was Hartwig. 
Divorce*Divorce: June Maye Willemssen and Emmett Henry Hartwig were divorced on 7 July 1983. 
Death*Death: June Maye Willemssen died on 15 July 2014 at Melvin, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 77. 
Obituary*Obituary: June Hartwig, age 77, of Melvin, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at her home in Melvin.

Funeral Services will be Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin. Rev. Judy Johnson officiating. Burial in Baker Township Cemetery in Melvin, Iowa. Visitation will be Friday, July 18, from 9:30 to 10:45 A.M. prior to the funeral service, at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for June Hartwig.

June Mae Hartwig was born on July 24, 1936 in Sibley, Iowa. She was the daughter of Harry and Irene (Wietzema) Willemssen. She lived her youth in rural Sibley, where she attended a country school. When she was young she liked to trick ride on her horse.

She married Emmett Hartwig of Ocheyedan, Iowa in February of 1952. They lived and farmed by Ocheyedan. They went to Las Vegas a couple of times and enjoyed dancing in Sioux Valley at the Coliseum. In 1983, they divorced.
June purchased the bowling alley in Melvin.

She enjoyed going to flea markets with her special friend, Maynard Hanson. She also liked to watch people, visit with her friends, play slot machines and scratch tickets.

June thought the world of her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing Yahtzee, cards and Slap Jack with her grandchildren. She liked to cook and teach her kids to cook. Her favorite was fried chicken. She always had time for coffee and visiting.

She passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at her home in Melvin.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children: Judy Wolterstorff of Melvin, IA and special friend, Paul Wimmer, and her son, Joshua Wolterstorff and his son, Izik; Peggy and Llyn Sorensen of Melvin, IA and their children, Jennifer and Adam Douma and their children, Abigail, Caden, and Brady of Ashton, IA, Lucas Sorensen of Cedar Falls, IA, Brittany and Brandon Elgersma of Sanborn, IA; Dan and Kelly Hartwig of Ocheyedan, IA and their children, Amie and Steve Elser of Ocheyedan, IA and their children, Keytin and Kyler, Rachael Votrobeck and special friend, Jeff Smith, and her children, Aubrey and Cooper of Hartley, IA, Caleb Hartwig; Connie Riedemann of Ritter, IA and her son, Niel Riedemann of Des Moines, IA; Sherry Hartwig of Spirit Lake, IA.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Hartwig; her parents; one brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Ruth Willemssen. 
Burial*Burial: June Maye Willemssen was buried on 18 July 2014 at Baker Township Cemetery, Melvin, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB

Family

Emmett Henry Hartwig b. 25 May 1931, d. 7 May 2014
Marriage*Marriage: June Maye Willemssen married Emmett Henry Hartwig, son of Henry Christian Hartwig and Marie Martha Boeke, on 7 July 1954. 
Divorce*Divorce: June Maye Willemssen and Emmett Henry Hartwig were divorced on 7 July 1983. 
Child

Esta Williams

F, #11025, b. 15 February 1893, d. 26 October 1970
Last Edited27 May 2000
Birth*Esta Williams was born on 15 February 1893 at Goreville, Johnson Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Esta Williams married Harm Fredrick Hartwig, son of Christian (Chris) Hartwig and Hilka Carl (Ellen) Hogelucht, on 16 December 1914 at Canterville, Williamson Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 16 December 1914, her married name was Hartwig. 
Census*Census: Esta Williams and Harm Fredrick Hartwig appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Homer, Marshall Co, KS, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 492-36-0049; issued before 1951 at MO, United StatesB
Death*Death: Esta Williams died on 26 October 1970 at Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 77 SSDI gives last residence as Havre, Hill Co, MT. 
Burial*Burial: Esta Williams was buried on 29 October 1970 at Wymore Cemetery, Wymore, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB

Family

Harm Fredrick Hartwig b. 23 Sep 1894, d. 15 Dec 1972
Marriage*Marriage: Esta Williams married Harm Fredrick Hartwig, son of Christian (Chris) Hartwig and Hilka Carl (Ellen) Hogelucht, on 16 December 1914 at Canterville, Williamson Co, IL, United StatesB
Child

Haye Aden Willms

M, #39185, b. 1616, d. 4 February 1709
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Haye Aden Willms was born in 1616 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Haye Aden Willms married Tjede Emen, daughter of Eme Lampen and Tutter Jurgens, on 24 January 1660 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Haye Aden Willms died on 4 February 1709 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Tjede Emen b. 17 Jan 1637, d. 10 Dec 1714
Children

Hattie Mae Wilson

F, #14378
Last Edited25 Jul 2000
Marriage*Marriage: Hattie Mae Wilson married Clarence Otis Benjamin
Married Name Her married name was Benjamin. 

Family

Clarence Otis Benjamin

Joe Wilson

M, #15745, b. 1908
Last Edited16 Jun 2013
Birth*Joe Wilson was born in 1908 at IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Joe Wilson married Ollie Mae Rutger circa 1926. 
Census*Census: Joe Wilson and Ollie Mae Rutger appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Zif Twsp, Wayne Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Ollie Mae Rutger b. 1908

Vera Larene Wilson

F, #13395, b. 29 March 1917
Last Edited15 Dec 2008
Birth*Vera Larene Wilson was born on 29 March 1917 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Vera Larene Wilson married Orville Leroy Neitz, son of Folkert Anton Neitz and Rosa Eisele, on 29 October 1938 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 29 October 1938, her married name was Neitz. 
Residence*Residence: Vera Larene Wilson lived at Odell, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, in October 1999. 

Family

Orville Leroy Neitz b. 3 Aug 1915, d. 4 May 1980

Sherry Dale Wilts

F, #39700, b. 8 November 1928, d. 5 June 2009
Last Edited7 Dec 2019
Birth*Sherry Dale Wilts was born on 8 November 1928 at St Paul, Ramsey Co, MN, United StatesB
Married Name As of 8 August 1947, her married name was Garretts. 
Marriage*Marriage: Sherry Dale Wilts married Bill John Garretts, son of William F Garretts and Ella Knebel, on 8 August 1947. 
Death*Death: Sherry Dale Wilts died on 5 June 2009 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 80. 

Family

Bill John Garretts b. 8 Jan 1926, d. 21 Jan 2012

Mary Wlasits

F, #13157, d. June 2001
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Marriage*Marriage: Mary Wlasits married Arthur Francis Turner, son of Jesse Walter Turner and Louise Reka Neitz, on 29 July 1963 at Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Co, British Columbia, CanadaB
Married Name As of 29 July 1963, her married name was Turner. 
Death*Death: Mary Wlasits died in June 2001 at CanadaB

Family

Arthur Francis Turner b. 10 Aug 1921, d. b 4 Mar 2002

Bernhardt (Barney) Wolter

M, #42428, b. 12 May 1884, d. 17 May 1951
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
Birth*Bernhardt (Barney) Wolter was born on 12 May 1884 at Basswood, Stephenson Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Bernhardt (Barney) Wolter married Anna Evangeline Lottman, daughter of Dirk (John) Lottman and Rachel Reiken, on 18 February 1914 at Rockwell City, Calhoun Co, IA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Bernhardt (Barney) Wolter died on 17 May 1951 at Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 67. 

Family

Anna Evangeline Lottman b. 5 Feb 1890, d. 8 Mar 1976
Child

Dale Daniel Wolter

M, #39677, b. 8 October 1934, d. 2011
FatherRoy Arthur Wolter b. 26 Feb 1903, d. 6 Aug 1988
MotherLeona Cevia Lottman b. 8 Jul 1900, d. Aug 1988
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited12 Feb 2019
Birth*Dale Daniel Wolter was born on 8 October 1934 at Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB.
BaptismHe was baptized on 21 April 1935 at First Presbyterian Church, Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Dale Daniel Wolter died in 2011. 

Duane Edwin Wolter

M, #39828, b. 23 February 1927, d. 10 January 2014
Duane Edwin Wolter
FatherRoy Arthur Wolter b. 26 Feb 1903, d. 6 Aug 1988
MotherLeona Cevia Lottman b. 8 Jul 1900, d. Aug 1988
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*Duane Edwin Wolter was born on 23 February 1927 at IA, United StatesB; 1930 census he was in Williams, Calhoun, Iowa. 
Death*Death: Duane Edwin Wolter died on 10 January 2014 at age 86. 
Burial*Burial: Duane Edwin Wolter was buried in January 2014 at Mount Hope Cemetery, Osceola, Polk Co, WI, United StatesB

Irene Marie Wolter

F, #42429, b. 29 January 1915, d. 30 December 1996
FatherBernhardt (Barney) Wolter b. 12 May 1884, d. 17 May 1951
MotherAnna Evangeline Lottman b. 5 Feb 1890, d. 8 Mar 1976
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
Birth*Irene Marie Wolter was born on 29 January 1915 at Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB
Married Name As of 7 October 1934, her married name was Downing. 
Marriage*Marriage: Irene Marie Wolter married John Murry Downing Jr on 7 October 1934 at Gilmore, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Irene Marie Wolter died on 30 December 1996 at Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 81. 

Family

John Murry Downing Jr b. 22 Oct 1900, d. 15 Jan 1974

Roy Arthur Wolter

M, #39676, b. 26 February 1903, d. 6 August 1988
Last Edited11 Feb 2019
Birth*Roy Arthur Wolter was born on 26 February 1903 at Fonda, Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Roy Arthur Wolter married Leona Cevia Lottman, daughter of Dirk (John) Lottman and Rachel Reiken, on 17 January 1923 at Pocahontas Co, IA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Roy Arthur Wolter died on 6 August 1988 at Manson, Calhoun Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 85. 

Family

Leona Cevia Lottman b. 8 Jul 1900, d. Aug 1988
Children

Mabel Edna Wood

F, #21873, b. 4 August 1893, d. 14 December 1974
Last Edited10 Apr 2019
Birth*Mabel Edna Wood was born on 4 August 1893 at Faulk Co, SD, United StatesB
Married Name As of 7 November 1911, her married name was Shafer. 
Marriage*Marriage: Mabel Edna Wood married Ralph Willie Shafer, son of Conrad Schafer and Margaret (Maggie) Hartwig, on 7 November 1911 at Brown Co, SD, United StatesB
Census*Census: Mabel Edna Wood and Ralph Willie Shafer appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Cresbard, Faulk Co, SD, United StatesB
Death*Death: Mabel Edna Wood died on 14 December 1974 at Multnomah Co, OR, United StatesB, at age 81. 

Family

Ralph Willie Shafer b. 21 Nov 1890, d. 29 Jan 1963
Children

Donald LeRoy Woodward

M, #10934, b. 6 September 1913, d. 10 December 1981
Last Edited30 Nov 2015
Birth*Donald LeRoy Woodward was born on 6 September 1913 at Beatrice, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Donald LeRoy Woodward married Lula Mae Zimmerman, daughter of Henry R Zimmerman and Mona Adelene Hartwig, on 30 June 1935 at Wymore, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 508-10-3216; issued before 1951 at NE, United StatesB
Death*Death: Donald LeRoy Woodward died on 10 December 1981 at Nampa, Canyon Co, ID, United StatesB, at age 68. 
Burial*Burial: Donald LeRoy Woodward was buried on 14 December 1981 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, Canyon Co, ID, United StatesB

Family

Lula Mae Zimmerman b. 14 Sep 1913, d. 11 Feb 2009