Helen F. Baker




Henry John Stadler was born October 20, 1904, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, and died June 2, 1978, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, at age 73. He is the son of Josephus Francis "Joe" Stadler of Austria, and Julia Josephine DuPont of Menomonee, Dunn Co., WI.

Helen F. Baker was born July 26, 1912, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, and died Thursday, March 5, 1942, at Sunny Crest Sanatorium, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, at age 29. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. She is the daughter of Albert Means Baker of Yellow Springs, Greene Co., OH, and Katharina "Katharine" (Dolak) (Wansor) Baker of Austria (Bohemia).

Henry John Stadler (age 25) of Ashland, WI, and Helen F. Baker (age 18) of Oshkosh, WI, were married July 28, 1930, in the living room at the bride's home, 104 Rosalia Street, 2nd Ward, City of Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI.

Henry John Stadler and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler had no children.

Henry John Stadler and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler were divorced about 1935 in Unknown.

Helen F. (Baker) Stadler then married Elery George Willey.

Elery George Willey was born January 13, 1906, in the Village of Ferriday, Concordia Co., LA, and died June 14, 1989, in Ontario, San Bernardino Co., CA, at age 83. Buried in Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pomona, Los Angeles Co., CA. He is the son of George G. Willey of Salt Creek Twp., Tama Co., IA, and Rosalia Lovina Shell of Drury Twp., Rock Island Co., IL. He came to Iowa in 1913, and lived in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA, in 1915. He had a brother, Le Roy "Roy" Willey, born about 1911 in Louisiana.

Elery George Willey (age 31) and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler (age 25) were married January 22, 1937, in Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA.

Elery George Willey and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey had no children.

Elery George Willey and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey were divorced about April, 1937, in Benton Co., IA.

Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey then married Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek was born January 22, 1911, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, and died November 26, 1991, in St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 80. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Mausoleum columbarium, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. He is the son of Frank Louis Chaloupek of Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, and Katherine Bess "Katie" Sevcik of Tama Co., IA.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek (about age 26) and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey (about age 25) were married April 17, 1937, in Tama Co., IA.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) (Willey) Haloupek had no children.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Haloupek were divorced 1940 in Benton Co., IA.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek then married Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills.

Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills was born August 21, 1908, in Tama City, Tama Co., IA, and died December 29, 2000, in Westridge Care Center, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 92. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Mausoleum columbarium, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. She is the daughter of Francis Wilard "Frank" Mills of Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., MI, and Jennie Gable of Iowa.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek (age 33) and Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills (age 35) were married March 27, 1944, at the Fifth Avenue Methodist Parsonage, Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC, where he was stationed with the U. S. Marines.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Genevieve M. "Gene" (Mills) Haloupek had no children.

Elery George Willey then married Mae Matilda (Platz) Morgan.

Ray Arnold Platz was born April 25, 1887, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, and died March 4, 1946, in Unknown at age 58. He is the son of William M. Platz of Germany, and Frederika "Rika" Woolenzien of Mecklenburg, Germany.

Mae Matilda Morgan was born August 20, 1897, in Koszta, Iowa Co., IA, and died September 8, 1971, in Ontario, San Bernardino Co., CA, at age 74. Buried in Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pomona, Los Angeles Co., CA. She is the daughter of Minot M. Morgan of Ohio born 1857, Mary Etta Wall/Jeffers of Kansas, born 1861. They were married August 21, 1882, in Will Co., IL.

Ray Arnold Platz and Mae Matilda Morgan were married March 31, 1915, in Marengo Co., IA.

Ray Arnold Platz and Mae Matilda (Morgan) Platz had two children:

  1. Robert Arnold Platz: Born August 8, 1917, in Spooner, Washburn Co., WI; Died February 17, 2003, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA (age 85). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. Married June 21, 1942, in Lancaster, Schuyler Co., MO, to Dorothy Ann Junge: Born December 14, 1926, in Union Twp., Benton Co., IA; Died January 23, 2020, in Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA (age 93). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA.
  2. Dorothy Lenore Platz: Born December 3, 1919, in Brooklyn, Poweshiek Co., IA; Died August 2, 2011, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., CA (age 91). Married November 10, 1940, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, to Victor Hugo Miller: Born September 13, 1918, in Alendorf, Osceola Co., IA; Died January 13, 1997, in Ontario, San Bernardino Co., CA (age 78).

Elery George Willey and Mae Matilda (Morgan) Platz were married 1946 - 1949 in Unknown.

Elery George Willey and Mae Matilda (Morgan) (Platz) Willey had Unknown children.

Henry John Stadler then married Elsie Alice Duffek.

Elsie Alice Duffek was born May 11, 1913, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, and died February 4, 1985, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, at age 71. Interred in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. She is the daughter of Joseph J. Duffek of Czechoslovakia, and Katherine M. Faina of Czechoslovakia.

Henry John Stadler and Elsie Alice Duffek were married April 15, 1937, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.

Henry John Stadler and Elsie Alice (Duffek) Stadler had six children:

  1. Joseph John "Joe" Stadler: Born July 8, 1937, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Lived in Ashland, WI. Married August 29, 1980, in Ashland Co., WI, to Johonna Valora Thompson: Born 1959 in Unknown. Divorced February 1, 1983, in Ashland Co., WI.
  2. Sharon K. Stadler: Born 1939, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Married January, 1961, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, to Daniel A. "Dan" Anderson: Born May 12, 1933, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI; Died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at his residence, West Bend, Washington Co., WI (age 76), Interred in St. Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.
  3. Arlene Marie Stadler: Born September 15, 1941, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Married to Dominic Angelo Nicoletti: Born August 16, 1936, in Clover Twp., Bayfield Co., WI; Died April 10, 2001, in Herbster, Bayfield Co., WI (age 64). Buried in Herbster Community Cemetery, Herbster, Bayfield Co., WI. Divorced. Dominic then married August 5, 1988, in Ashland Co., WI, to Rebecka Ann "Becky" Fetters: Born June 2, 1963, in Unknown.
  4. Judith A. "Judie" Stadler: Born August 19, 1943, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Married (1) to Edwin F. Bourgeois: Born January 20, 1941, in Unknown. Lived in Owosso, OK. Judie then married (2) after 1985 to Unknown Williams: Born Unknown. Married (3) after 1993 to Wayne Vanaman: Born April 8, 1938, in Unknown.
  5. Lawrence Henry “Larry” Stadler: Born June 8, 1945, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI; Died Feb. 14, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI (age 64). Interred in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Married September 6, 1975, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, to Judy Mae (Gilgen) Ciran: Born May 7, 1946, in Unknown.
  6. James Allen "Jim" Stadler: Born August 10, 1950, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Lived in Loves Park, IL.

Henry John Stadler and Elsie Alice (Duffek) Stadler were Separated by April 1, 1950. Henry lived in Oshkosh, while Elsie lived in Ashland with her children.




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Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) (Willey) Haloupek is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Elsie Alice (Duffek) Stadler is interred in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


   

Elery George Willey and Mae Matilda (Morgan) (Platz) Willey are buried in Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pomona, Los Angeles Co., CA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


Henry John Stadler was born October 20, 1904, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.

Elery George Willey was born January 13, 1906, in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, LA.

Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills was born August 21, 1908, in Tama City, Tama Co., IA.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 19, 1910, shows Katherine Wansor (age 30) born in Austria-Bohemia and having immigrated in 1885 and married for 5 years with both of the children born to her still living is a Boarding House Keeper for a Copper Mining Company renting her home in the Village of Helvetia, Coronado National Forest, Pima Co., Arizona Territory. Living with her is her daughter, Barbara E. Wansor (age 3) born in Colorado to Ohio to Austrian-Bohemian-born parents. Also living with her is a widowed Companion and her son, Gladys Howell (age 29) born in Kansas, a Waitress. Numerous others are Boarding there, including: an unmarried Boarder, Albert M. Baker (age 32) born in Ohio to Ohio and German-born parents, an Assayer at a Copper Mining Company.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 23, 1910, shows George G. Willie (age 39)  born in Iowa to Iowa-born parents, and in his first marriage, is a married Farming Farmer who is renting his farm, and is living in the 7th Ward, Village of Ferriday, Concordia Co., LA. Living with him are: his wife of 11 years, Lovina Willie (age 33) born in Illinois to Illinois-born parents, and in her first marriage, with all 5 of the children born to her still alive; his son, Orla Willie (age 10) born in Illinois to Iowa and Illinois-born parents; his daughter, Nancy Willie (age 9) born in Illinois to Iowa and Illinois-born parents; his daughter, Ann Willie (age 6) born in Louisiana to Iowa and Illinois-born parents; his daughter, Ella Willie (age 4) born in Louisiana to Iowa and Illinois-born parents; and his son, Unnamed Willie (age 2/12) born in Louisiana to Iowa and Illinois-born parents. Leigh Larson note: The Census Enumerator incorrectly listed Ella (age 4) as his daughter, but should have been his son, Elery.

George G. Willey died November, 1911, in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, LA, at age 48. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA.

Albert Means Baker and Katherine (Dolak) Wansor were married June 13, 1910, in Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona Territory. The marriage certificate listed the names as: A. M. Baker and Katherine D. Wansor.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek was born January 22, 1911, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA.

Helen F. Baker was born July 26, 1912, in Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA.

Ray Arnold Platz and Mae Matilda Morgan were married March 31, 1915, in Marengo Co., IA.


Ray Arnold Platz and Mae Matilda Morgan Marriage Record.


WWI Draft Registration Report taken on September 12, 1918, shows Albert Means Baker (age 39) born December 2, 1878, is a Mining Engineer for the Pickando Mather Co. and is living at Box 677, Wakefield, Gogebic Co., MI. Katherine Baker at the same address is his nearest relative. The report indicates that Albert has the index finger of his left hand cut off at the first joint, and he has a rupture.


Rosalia Lovina (Shell) (Willey) Vosburg died October 13, 1918, in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, due to Dropsy, at age 39. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. Her nearest relative at that time was E. P. Willey.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on February 12, 1920, shows Albert Baker (age 41) born in Ohio to Ohio and German-born parents is a Mining Engineer at an Iron Mine who is renting his home at 115 Brotherton B., City of Wakefield, Wakefield Twp., Gogebic Co., MI. Living with him is his wife, Katherine Baker (age 40) born in Bohemia to Bohemia-born parents, and having emigrated in 1885. Also living there are his five children, all born to Ohio and Bohemia-born parents: Elizabeth Baker (age 12) born in Colorado; Albert Baker (age 9) born in Iowa; Helen Baker (age 7) born in Iowa; Mary Baker (age 3 1/12) born in Michigan; and John Baker (age 1 6/12) born in Michigan.


The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI, Saturday, October 6, 1928

GIRL HITCH-HIKERS FINANCE NEW ORLEANS TRIP WITH $6

One lone, copper, penny is all that remains of the $6 in cash, with which Helen Baker, 639 Ashland avenue, and Ann Ehlenberger, 115 Harrison street, "financed" their recent trip to New Orleans and back. Helen Baker, who is 16 years old, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Baker, 639 Ashland avenue. Her companion, Ann Ehlenberger, who is 15 years old, is the daughter of Mrs. Anna Newbauer, 115 Harrison street.


The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI, Thursday, June 27, 1929

IS HOME ON LEAVE

Henry John Stadler, also of this city has enlisted in the navy in the general service. After a period at Great Lakes he expects to make one of the special schools, preferably the one for machinist's mates.


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 11, 1930, shows Katherine Baker (age 51) born in Bohemia to Bohemian-born parents, and first married at age 39, is the married Head of Household, and is renting her home for $25/month and is living at 104 Rosalia Street, 2nd Ward, City of Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI. Living with her are her four unmarried children, all born to Ohio and Bohemia-born parents: Albert W. Baker (age 19) born in Iowa; Helen F. Baker (age 17) born in Iowa; Mary E. Baker (age 13) born in Michigan; and John C. Baker (age 11) born in Michigan.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1930, shows Albert M. Baker (age 52) born in Ohio to Ohio and German-born parents, and first married at age 32, is a married Construction Mining Engineer, and is lodging in Militia District No. 1121, District 7, Worth Co., GA.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 11, 1930, shows Katherine Baker (age 51) born in Bohemia to Bohemian-born parents, and first married at age 39, is the married Head of Household, and is renting her home for $25/month, and is living at 104 Rosalia Street, 2nd Ward, City of Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI. Living with her are her four unmarried children, all born to Ohio and Bohemia-born parents: Albert W. Baker (age 19) born in Iowa; Helen F. Baker (age 17) born in Iowa; Mary E. Baker (age 13) born in Michigan; and John C. Baker (age 11) born in Michigan.


The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI, Saturday, July 26, 1930

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Henry J. Stadler...Ashland

Helen F. Baker...104 Rosalia street


Henry John Stadler (age 25) of Ashland, WI, and Helen F. Baker (age 18) of Oshkosh, WI, were married July 28, 1930, in the living room at the bride's home, 104 Rosalia Street, 2nd Ward, City of Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI.


The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI, Saturday, August 2, 1930

ARE UNITED AT HOME OF BRIDE

A quiet home wedding was solemnized Monday morning at 11 o'clock when Miss Helen Baker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baker, 104 Rosalia street, became the bride of Henry Stadler. The bride was attired in a simple gown of pale green crepe. The ceremony was performed in the living room at the bride's home in the presence of the immediate families and friends. Rev. George Gordon performed the service. Mr. and Mrs. Luke Waite, Bethel, were the attendants. A two-course dinner was served at noon. The couple will reside on a farm on the Waupun road.


Henry John Stadler and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler were divorced about 1935 in Unknown.

Henry John Stadler and Elsie Alice Duffek were married April 15, 1937, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.

Elery George Willey and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler were married January 22, 1937, in Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA.


Elery George Willey and Helen F. (Baker) Stadler Marriage Record.


The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA, Tuesday, January 26, 1937

BELLE PLAINE - Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baker are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Helen, to Ellery Willey which took place at the home of the municipal court in Marshalltown. The couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Otis Eaton. The bride, born in Belle Plaine, received her education in Oshkosh, Wis., and for several years has been making her home in Belle Plaine. Mr. Willey received his education in the Chelsea schools, since which time he has been engaged in farming. The couple will reside on a farm near Chelsea.


Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, IA, Thursday, March 4, 1937

Two-Month Bride Sues for Divorce

Vinton, Ia. - Suit for divorce was filed in the Benton county district here Wednesday by Mrs. Helen Willey, Belle Plaine housewife, against E. G. Willey. Mrs. Willey also asked for restoration of her maiden name, Helen Baker. She charges inhuman treatment. The couple was married at Marshalltown.


Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, IA, Sunday, March 14, 1937

SUES FOR DIVORCE.

Vinton, Ia. - Married two months, Mrs. Helen Willey of Belle Plaine has filed suit in district court here for a divorce from Ellery G. Willey, on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. Mrs. Willey asked restoration of her maiden name, Helen Baker, and court costs. The Willeys were married Jan. 22, at Marshalltown.


Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, IA, Friday, April 2, 1937

DIVORCE ASKED.

Toledo, Ia. - E. G. Willey, Chelsea, filed suit for divorce in the Tama county district court against Helen Willey of Toledo township. Cruel and inhuman treatment is charged. They were married Jan. 22, 1936, at Marshalltown but have not lived together since their marriage. The husband asks permission to remarry within a year.


Elery G. Willey and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey were divorced about April, 1937, in Benton Co., IA.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey were married April 17, 1937, in Tama Co., IA.


Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) Willey Marriage Record.


1938 City Directory, Town of Pence,

Baker, Albert ... Pence, laborer, Montreal, Mont Mng Co
Baker, Mary ... Pence, works at Patritto's

Patritto, Bernard (Betty) ... Pence, laborer, Montreal, Mont Mng Co


The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA, Tuesday, July 4, 1939

TOLEDO - Suit was filed in Tama county district court by J. A. Meyers against E. G. Willey, asking judgment for $120, amount claimed due for lodging in the Iowa hotel at Belle Plaine, of which Meyers says he was the owner.


The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 27, 1940, shows Albert M. Baker (age 62) born in Ohio, and with 4 years of College, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, is married and is renting his home and is living at 617 South Avenue, 1st Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Iowa Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with him are: his wife, Catherine Baker (age 60) born in Czechoslovakia and a Naturalized Citizen, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School; his unmarried son, John C. Baker (age 21) born in Michigan, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, who does Sacking of Hybrid Seed Corn; and his married/crossed out daughter, Helen Haloupek (age 27) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 3 years of High School.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 18, 1940, shows Elery G. Willey (age 34) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of College, is a divorced Farmer of his Farm, and who owns his farm worth $1,000 and is living in Salt Creek Twp., Tama Co., IA.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1940, shows Frank L. Haloupek (age 59) born in Iowa and with 7 years of schooling and 5 years ago was living in the same house owns his house worth $2,500 and is living at 1505 13th Street, 3rd Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Iowa Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with him are: his wife, Katherine B. Haloupek (age 53) born in Iowa and with 1 year of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; his married/crossed out son, Donald A. Haloupek (age 29) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of college and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Laborer at a Retail Lumber Yard; his unmarried daughter, Dorothy M. Haloupek (age 25) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Teacher at a Rural Public School; his unmarried son, George J. Haloupek (age 23) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Clerk at a Retail Grocery Store; his unmarried son, Walter O. Haloupek (age 18) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; his unmarried son, Jack L. Haloupek (age 13) born in Iowa, and with 1 year of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; and his unmarried son, William F. Haloupek (age 11) born in Iowa, and with 6 years schooling and 5 years ago was living in the same house. ED 6-2, Page 11 of 36.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1940, shows Henry Stadler (age 35) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of High School, is a married Plumber at a Plumbing Shop, and who rents his home for $10/month, and is living at 219 East 11th Avenue, 9th Ward, City of Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Elsie Stadler (age 26) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School; his son, Joseph Stadler (age 2) born in Wisconsin; and his daughter, Sharon Stadler (age 8/12) born in Wisconsin.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1940, shows Catherine Duffek (age 55) born in Czechoslovakia, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is a widowed Naturalized Citizen, and who owns her home worth $1,100 and is living at 219 East 11th Avenue, 9th Ward, City of Ashland, Ashland Co., WI. Living with her are: her married son, John Duffek (age 30) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, a Laborer at a WPA Project; and her married daughter-in-law, Frances Duffek (age 27) born in Wisconsin; and his daughter, Sharon Stadler (age 8/12) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 8 years of School.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 27, 1940, shows Ray Platz (age 53) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 3 years of High School, is a married Grain Elevator Laborer, and who owns his house worth $1,200 and is living at 606 Seventh Avenue, 1st Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Iowa Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with him are: his wife, Mae Platz (age 41) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 8 years of School; his unmarried son, Robert Platz (age 22) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Truck Driver for a Trucking Company; and his unmarried daughter, Dorothy Platz (age 20) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Cashier at a Theater.

Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) (Willey) Haloupek died Thursday, March 5, 1942, at Sunny Crest Sanatorium, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, at age 29. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. She had Pulmonary Meningitis and Pulmonary Tuberculosis.


Helen F. (Baker) (Stadler) (Willey) Haloupek Death Certificate.


The Telegraph-Herald, Dubuque, IA, Friday, March 6, 1942

Dubuque Deaths

MRS. HELEN HALOUPEK

Mrs. Helen Haloupek, Belle Plaine, Ia., died at a local hospital Thursday afternoon following a lingering illness. The body has been transferred from the Strueber Funeral Home to the family residence in Belle Plaine, from where the funeral will be held to St. Michael's Church in Belle Plaine Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in the Polk Hill Cemetery at Belle Plaine. Mrs. Haloupek was born at Belle Plain, July 26, 1912, daughter of Albert and Katherine Baker. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Surviving with her husband, Donald Haloupek, are her parents and one brother, John Haloupek, all of Belle Plaine.


On April 27, 1942, the WWII Draft Registration Report shows Ray A. Platz is living in rural Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA. He is employed by E. G. Willey of Belle Plaine.


   

The WWII Draft Registration Report for Ray A. Platz.


Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills were married March 27, 1944, at the Fifth Avenue Methodist Parsonage, Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC, where he was stationed with the U. S. Marines.


Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek and Genevieve M. "Gene" Mills Marriage Record.


Henry John Stadler and Elsie Alice (Duffek) Stadler were Separated by April 1, 1950. Henry lived in Oshkosh, while Elsie lived in Ashland with her children.

Henry John Stadler died June 2, 1978, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, at age 73.

Elsie Alice (Duffek) Stadler died February 4, 1985, in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, at age 71.


Iron River Pioneer, Iron River, WI, February 7, 1985

OBITUARY - MRS. ELSIE A. STADLER

Mrs. Elsie A. Stadler, 71, 319 Chapple Avenue, Ashland, died Monday at Memorial Medical Center, Ashland. She was born May 11, 1913 at Ashland, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine Duffek. Mrs. Stadler worked as a waitress for about 15 years at the PIC restaurant, and then 24 years as a clerk at Woolworths. In 1936 she was married at Ashland to Henry Stadler. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Stadler was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Ashland, and was an officer in the Bay Towers Birthday Club. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Sharon) Anderson, West Bend; Mrs. Dominic (Arlene) Nocoletti, Herbster; Mrs. Edwin (Judy) Bourgois, Owosso, Okla.; three sons, Joseph and Larry, both of Ashland; and James, Loves Park, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John, and a sister, Ann. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today at the Frost Home for Funerals, Ashland, with the Rev. Fr. Andre Schludecker officiating. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Ashland. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Frost Chapel. A memorial fund has been established.


Elery George Willey died June 14, 1989, in Ontario, San Bernardino Co., CA, at age 83. Buried in Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pomona, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Donald Albert "Don" Haloupek died November 26, 1991, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 80. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Mausoleum columbarium, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA.


The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, Thursday, November 28, 1991

DEATHS/LINN COUNTY

Don A. Haloupek, 80, of 1838 E Ave. NW, died Tuesday in St. Luke's Hospital after a short illness. There will be no services or visitation. Inurnment: Cedar Memorial Mausoleum columbarium. Cedar Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Gene; two brothers, George of Blairstown and Jack of Springfield, Mo.; and a sister, Dorothy McCausland of Belle Plaine. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William F. of Marshalltown and Ensing Walter of the Submarine Service, World War II. Don was born on Jan. 22, 1911, in Belle Plaine and married Gene Mills on March 27, 1944, in Wilmington, N.C. He was a car inspector for the Chicago & North Western Railroad for 27 years, retiring in 1973. He graduated from Cornell College and was later admitted to its Hall of Fame. Recently Don was honored by being selected to the Cornell Rams All Century Football Team. Don served during World War II in the South Pacific in the Marine Corps. Memorial donations to the Ellis Community Center.


       

Linn County, Iowa

S/Sgt. Donald Albert Haloupek

Born January 22, 1911, in Belle Plaine, Iowa, to Frank and Kathryn (Sevcik) Haloupek. The oldest of six children, Don was a big, brawny fellow. He played center for a pro football team in Des Moines, Iowa, for one year. Don received Bachelor's degrees in both math and coaching from Cornell College, in Mt. Vernon, IA. He was inducted into the Cornell College Hall of Fame, and also named to the Cornell Rams All Century Football Team. He was manager at Henry Lumber Company, supervising 12 employees, until WWII.

Don's timeline:

January 22, 1911 born in Belle Plaine, IA
1937 married Helen F. BAKER
1942 wife Helen BAKER died
October 15, 1942 joined the US Marines, at age 31, in the 17th A.A.A. Battalion
August 20, 1943 qualified as an Electrician's Mate at the US Naval Training Station in Newport, RI
March 7, 1944 qualified as a Radar Technician at Camp Lejune, in New River, NC
March 27, 1944 married Geneveive "Gene" MILLS, in Wilmington, NC
February 19, 1946 honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant
November 26, 1991 died in Cedar Rapids, IA

Don had no children from either marriage. Don and Gene lived in Cedar Rapids. He had a great big backyard, and always kept it in perfect condition. He took great pride in his peonies, and his rare coin collection.

Source: The above article about Donald Albert Haloupek was written by his nephew, Bill Haloupek. Permission to repost on this website given by Bill Haloupek.


Genevieve M. "Gene" (Mills) Haloupek died December 29, 2000, in Westridge Care Center, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co. IA, at age 92. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Mausoleum columbarium, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA.


The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, Sunday, December 31, 2000

CEDAR RAPIDS

Genevieve "Gene" M. Haloupek, 92, of 190 Cottage Grove Ave. SE, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, in Westridge Care Center after a long illness. There will be no services or visitation. Inurnment: Cedar Memorial Mausoleum Columbarium. Cedar Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include three sisters, Molly McNall of Tama, Dorothy Gearhart of Yuma, Ariz., and Margaret Eshelman of St. Joseph, Mo. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and a sister. Gene was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Tama, to Frank and Jennie Mills. Following graduation from high school and several years as secretary to the superintendent of schools, she moved to Chicago and was employed by an investment banking firm. She married Don A. Haloupek in Wilmington, N.C., where he was stationed with the U.S. Marines. Following his return from the South Pacific, they made their home in Cedar Rapids. Don died Nov. 26, 1991. Gene was associated with St. Luke's Hospital in the Admissions Department until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a life member of St. Luke's Auxiliary. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Health Foundation.


Elery Park Willey Jr. died August 3, 2009, in Pella, IA, at age 82. Buried in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, IA.


Belle Plaine Now, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA, August 7, 2009

E. P. Willey, Jr., 82, of Pella, Iowa, and formerly of Waverly, died August 3, 2009, in Pella.

Elery Park Willey Jr., son of Elery Park and Anita Randolf Willey, was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 7, 1927. He graduated from Belle Plaine High School. On March 20, 1949, he was united in marriage with Donna Rinderknecht in Van Horne, Iowa. To this union, three children were born: Kathleen, Cheryl, and James. E. P. served in the Air Force during the Korean War. After serving in the Air Force, Donna and E. P. returned to Tama County, Iowa where they operated the family dairy and crop farm between Belle Plaine and Chelsea. Their family grew and E.P. and Donna were active in the community and Christ United Methodist Church in Belle Plaine. E. P. worked for J W Musel and Sons John Deere dealership in Chelsea Iowa for many years in sales and management. He was later employed by J I Case in management at company dealerships in Cedar Rapids and Marshalltown, Iowa, and for Sindt Implement in Keystone. In 1976 E. P., Donna and their son Jim opened Waverly Motor Supply, a regional auto parts distributor in Waverly Iowa, where they continued in business until 1989 when E.P. and Donna retired. E.P. is a Past Master of Zenith Lodge #581 at Chelsea Iowa and of Tyrrell Lodge #116 at Waverly, and was recognized as a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge of Iowa. E.P. was an enthusiastic member of El Kahir Shrine, and participated in the Jolly Jokers Clown unit at Cedar Rapids and later helped found the Kopper Klowns unit in Bremer County. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Waverly, and was currently a member at the Pella UMC. Upon retirement, E. P. and Donna loved to travel, and they pulled their Fan travel trailer with E. P.’s Chevy Suburban all over the United States, often spending winters in Texas and visiting their daughter Cherri while there. E. P. and Donna particularly enjoyed a trip to Alaska with Calvin and Lolita Rinderknecht, and most recently, E. P. enjoyed traveling with his daughter Kathi around the Midwest and to the Chrystal Cathedral in California, the Grand Canyon, Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the Statue of Liberty in New York City, and a cruise to the Panama Canal. E. P. is survived by his three children: Kathleen Willey of Pella, Iowa; Cheryl Fuentes-Wagner of Sugar Land, Texas; and James & Becky Willey of Lake Delhi, Iowa; his six grandchildren: Joe Fuentes; Christian & Andrea Willey; Jackee & Shane Austerman; Ana & Matt Mata; Tyler Willey; and Katie Wagner; three great-grandchildren: Isabelle and Wyatt Willey; and Houston Mata; and many extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife. Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church in Pella Wednesday evening. Visitation was held Thursday, August 6, 2009 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. A funeral service and Masonic service was held that evening at 7 p.m. also at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home. Burial was at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Harlington Cemetery, Waverly. Memorials may be dedicated to the UMC of Pella or the UMC of Waverly.


Lawrence Henry “Larry” Stadler died Feb. 14, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, at age 64. Interred in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.


The Ashland Daily Press, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, Monday, February 22, 2010

Lawrence “Larry” Henry Stadler, age 64, of Ashland, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. He was born June 8, 1945, in Ashland, the son of Henry and Elsie (Duffek) Stadler. Larry was a lifelong Ashland resident and worked as a mechanic for many years. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He is survived by a son, Mark Stadler of Bruce Crossing, Mich.; a stepson, Jim (Jodi) Ciran of Conover; a stepdaughter, Jodie Ciran of Dallas, Wis.; three grandchildren, Zachary Ciran, Lyra Hering and Serena Hering; two brothers, Joe Stadler of Ashland, and James (Debbie) Stadler of Loves Park, Ill.; three sisters, Sharon (Dan) Anderson of West Bend, Arlene Nicoletti of Herbster and Judie (Wayne) Vanaman of Owasso, Okla.; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including special friends Patty Jellish, Cheryl Nevala, Karen Ovaska, and Tammy and Ray Nevala, all of Ashland. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the Frost Home For Funerals in Ashland. Chaplin Kent Seldal will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will take place in St. Agnes Cemetery at a later date.


Daniel A. Anderson died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at his residence ,West Bend, Washington Co., WI, at age 76. Interred in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI.


Daniel Anderson

May 12, 1933 - April 24, 2010

Daniel A. Anderson, age 76, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at his residence. He was born on May 12, 1933 in Ashland to the late Albert and Mary (nee McDonald) Anderson. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. In January of 1961, Daniel was united in marriage to Sharon Stadler in Milwaukee. He worked for the Steam Fitter’s Union in Milwaukee and was a member of the Steam Fitter’s Union-Local #601; retiring in 1994. Daniel is survived by his wife, Sharon of West Bend; his four children, Christine (James) Ertl of Lublin, Eric Anderson of West Bend, Linda (Daniel) Baertlein of Madison and Stephen (Kari Lehmkuhl) Anderson of West Bend; seven grandchildren, C.J. Ertl, Doug Ertl, Sara Anderson, Abbie Anderson, Ian Anderson, Josh Baertlein and Aaron Baertlein; one brother, Allan (Jessie) Anderson of Oxnard, CA; two brothers-in-law, Joe Stadler of Ashland and Jim (Debbie) Stadler of Rockford, IL; and two sisters-in-law Arlene Nicoletti of Herbster and Judie (Wayne) Vanaman of Owasso, OK; other relatives and friends. In honor of Daniel’s wishes, no public service will be held. Cremation took place at Myrhum~Patten Funeral and Cremation Service and burial of his cremated remains will be in St. Agnes Church Cemetery in Ashland. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice are appreciated by the family.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The County Journal, Washburn, WI, Friday, April 20, 2001

Dominic Nicoletti

Dominic Nicoletti of Herbster, Wis., died Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at his home. He was born August 16, 1936, in Herbster, the son of Peter and Mary (Menneguzzo) Nicoletti. He was a lifelong Herbster area resident. He had worked for the Martens Cheese Factory and the Isaksson Lumber Company. For 21 years he worked for the Town of Clover retiring in 1998. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed helping others with a variety of maintenance projects. On August 5, 1988, he married Rebecka "Becky" Fetters in Ashland, Wis. He is survived by his wife, Becky Nicoletti, of Herbster; five children, Diane (Gary) Kavajecz, Port Wing; Timothy (Melissa) Nicoletti, Clayton, Wis.; Peter (Renae) Nicoletti, Iron River, Wis.; Justin Nicoletti, Herbster, Wis.; and Joshua Nicoletti, Herbster, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Craig, Lisa, Danielle, Keith, Casey, Jamie and Rylee; a brother, Angelo Nicoletti, Herbster, Wis.; six sisters, Mary Rasimaki, Iron River, Wis.; Clara Martens, Herbster, Wis.; Elizabeth Pearson, Maple, Wis.; Bernadine Treviranus, Poplar, Wis.; Louise (Dwight) Johnson, Port Wing, Wis.; and Delores Schnepp, Port Wing, Wis.; special sister-in-law, Catherine Paulson, Herbster, Wis.; ex-wife and mother of Diane, Timothy and Peter, Arlene Nicoletti of Herbster, Wis.; nieces, nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Catherine Larson; two brothers, John Nicoletti and Tony Nicoletti; and two infant brothers. The funeral service was held Friday, April 13, at the Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn, with Rev. James Kasperson officiated. Interment will be in the Herbster Community Cemetery in Herbster, Wis.


 

 


The Daily Press, Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Dominic Nicoletti

WASHBURN - Dominic A. Nicoletti, 64, Herbster, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at his home. He was born August 16, 1936, in Herbster, the son of Peter and Mary (Menneguzzo) Nicoletti. He was a lifelong Herbster area resident. He had worked for the Martens Cheese Factory and the Isaksson Lumber Company. For 21 years he worked for the Town of Clover retiring in 1998. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed helping others with a variety of maintenance projects. On August 5, 1988, he married Rebecka "Becky" Fetters in Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Becky Nicoletti of Herbster; five children, Diane (Gary) Kavajecz of Port Wing, Timothy (Melissa) Nicoletti of Clayton, Peter (Renae) Nicoletti of Iron River, Justin Nicoletti of Herbster, and Joshua Nicoletti of Herbster; seven grandchildren, Craig, Lisa, Danielle, Keith, Casey, Jamie and Rylee; a brother, Angelo Nicoletti of Herbster; six sisters, Mary Rasimaki of Iron River, Clara Martens of Herbster, Elizabeth Pearson of Maple, Bernadine Treviranus of Poplar, Louise ([)Dwight) Johnson of Port Wing, and Delores Schnepp of Port Wing; ex-wife and mother of Diane, Timothy and Peter, Arlene Nicoletti of Herbster; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Catherine Larson; two brothers, John Nicoletti and Tony Nicoletti and two infant brothers. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn. Rev. James Kasperson will be officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Friday at Bratley Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Herbster Community Cemetery in Herbster.

 


The Gazette, Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA, Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Robert Arnold Platz, 85 of Waterloo

BELLE PLAINE - Robert Arnold Platz, 85, formerly of Belle Plaine, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, in Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center, Waterloo, following a short illness. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Hrabak Funeral Home, by the Rev. Dean Duncan of First Lutheran Church. Burial, with military rites: Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call after noon Thursday at the funeral home. The casket will not be open for viewing. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy of Waterloo; son, Jon (Linda) of Waterloo; sister, Dorothy Miller of Ontario, Calif.; three grandchildren, Wesley and Travas Platz and Michelle Schuelka; and two great-grandchildren, Madison and Robert Michael Platz. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Robert Keith Platz.


 

 


The County Journal, Washburn, WI, Thursday, April 8, 2004

Angelo Nicoletti

Angelo D. Nicoletti, 84, Herbster, died Friday, April 2, 2004 at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. He was born Jan. 20, 1920 in Herbster, the son of Peter and Mary (Menneguzzo) Nicoletti. He graduated from South Shore High School in 1938 and later served in the U.S. Army. On May 31, 1967, he married Ruth Mikolajczak in Hammond, Ind. For many years, Angelo worked for United States Steel in Chicago prior to his retirement in 1976. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Iron River. He enjoyed gardening, farming, woodworking and his friends and family. He is survived by five sisters, Clara (Ron) Martens, Herbster, Elizabeth Pearson, Cloverland, Bernadine Treviranus, Poplar, Louise (Dwight) Johnson, Port Wing, Delores (Richard) Schnepp, Port Wing; two step-daughters, Ruth Ann (Richard) Ladewig, Lowell, Ind. and Mary Kenda, Port Wing; step-son, George (Carol) Gawrys, Clark Summit, Penn.; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth on Aug. 4, 1998; three brothers, Tony, Dominic, and John Nicoletti; two sisters, Katherine Larson and Mary Rasimaki. A Mass of Christian Burial was held April 4 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Iron River with Father Michael Crisp officiating. Interment took place in the Herbster Community Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn.


Justin R. Nicoletti, died Monday, February 6, 2012, at West Allis Memorial Hospital, West Allis, Milwaukee Co., WI, at age 28, Inurnment will take place in Herbster Community Cemetery.


The Superior Telegram, Superior, Douglas Co., WI, February, 2012

Justin R. Nicoletti, age 28, formerly of Herbster, passed away, Monday, February 6, 2012 at West Allis Memorial Hospital. He was born April 5, 1983 in Ashland, the son of Dominic and Rebecka (Fetters) Nicoletti. Justin graduated from South Shore High School in 2001. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He continued his schooling and achieved his Masters Degree in Art Media. Justin worked for Job Service in Superior for three years. He most recently worked as an editor for the Sportsman Channel in New Berlin. Justin was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to watch movies and was in the process of working on his own movie script. Justin was a very accomplished, hard working and kind man whos positive attitude was a wonderful example to all who knew him. He is survived by his mother, Becky (Tony Crawford) Nicoletti of Herbster; brothers, Josh (Brianne Hyde) Nicoletti of Port Wing, Tim (Melissa) Nicoletti of Herbster and Pete (Renae) Nicoletti of Iron River; a sister, Diane (Gary) Kavajecz of Port Wing; girlfriend, Mara Wilcox of New Berlin; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his dad, Dominic in 2001. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn with Pastor John Nedden-Durst officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. A reception will follow the services at the Herbster Community Center. Inurnment will take place in the Herbster Community Cemetery in the spring.