Margaret Jean McCabe

F, b. 16 April 1951, d. 3 June 2013
Father*William J. McCabe b. 30 May 1915, d. May 1968
Mother*Jessie Mae Strahl b. 15 Jun 1915, d. 22 Feb 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameMargaret Jean McCabe also went by the name of Meg.
Married NameDecember 1971As of December 1971,her married name was Stowell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 April 1951Margaret Jean McCabe was born on 16 April 1951 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William J. McCabe and Jessie Mae Strahl.
Death3 June 2013Margaret Jean McCabe died on 3 June 2013 at age 62.

Lavonne Ruth Holscher

F, b. 31 January 1927, d. 20 May 1994
Lavonne Ruth (Holscher) Egan
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Egan.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLavonne Ruth Holscher married Stephen Patrick Egan Jr., son of Stephan Egan and Agnes McCabe.
Birth31 January 1927Lavonne Ruth Holscher was born on 31 January 1927 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
DivorceShe and Stephen Patrick Egan Jr. were divorced.
Death20 May 1994Lavonne Ruth Holscher died on 20 May 1994 at age 67 Lavonne Ruth (Holscher) Egan obituary.
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin) 23 May 1994 - Lavonne Ruth (Holscher) Egan obituary

Child of Lavonne Ruth Holscher and Stephen Patrick Egan Jr.

Timothy Charles Egan

M, b. 7 October 1952, d. 20 November 2017
Father*Stephen Patrick Egan Jr. b. 5 Nov 1923, d. 9 Mar 1985
Mother*Lavonne Ruth Holscher b. 31 Jan 1927, d. 20 May 1994
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1952Timothy Charles Egan was born on 7 October 1952.
He was the son of Stephen Patrick Egan Jr. and Lavonne Ruth Holscher.
Death20 November 2017Timothy Charles Egan died on 20 November 2017 at Texas at age 65.

(?) Costew

Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1993(?) Costew married Rita Roach, daughter of Leonard P. Roach and Katherine M. Ryan, before 1993.

Amelia L. Deblon

F, b. 30 October 1898, d. 16 February 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Otto.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAmelia L. Deblon married Michael M. Otto.
Birth30 October 1898Amelia L. Deblon was born on 30 October 1898 at South Dakota.
Death16 February 1976She died on 16 February 1976 at South Dakota at age 77.

Child of Amelia L. Deblon and Michael M. Otto

Michael M. Otto

M, b. 6 October 1892, d. 21 August 1951
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMichael M. Otto married Amelia L. Deblon.
Birth6 October 1892Michael M. Otto was born on 6 October 1892 at Minnesota.
Death21 August 1951He died on 21 August 1951 at South Dakota at age 58.

Child of Michael M. Otto and Amelia L. Deblon

Marion Louise Jacobsen

F, b. 29 April 1922, d. 19 November 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 July 1943As of 17 July 1943,her married name was Mader.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 April 1922Marion Louise Jacobsen was born on 29 April 1922 at Golden Valley, North Dakota.
Marriage17 July 1943She married Joseph Lynn Mader Jr., son of Joseph Henry Mader and Viola Mae Dowd, on 17 July 1943.
Death19 November 2003Marion Louise Jacobsen died on 19 November 2003 at age 81.

Child of Marion Louise Jacobsen and Joseph Lynn Mader Jr.

Lynn James Mader

M, b. 27 May 1944, d. 9 February 2017
Father*Joseph Lynn Mader Jr. b. 31 Mar 1921, d. 5 Nov 1998
Mother*Marion Louise Jacobsen b. 29 Apr 1922, d. 19 Nov 2003
Lynn James Mader
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 May 1944Lynn James Mader was born on 27 May 1944 at Santa Barbara, California.
He was the son of Joseph Lynn Mader Jr. and Marion Louise Jacobsen.
Death9 February 2017Lynn James Mader died on 9 February 2017 at North Dakota at age 72 Lynn Mader, 72, of Bismarck, ND, passed away on February 9, 2017 at CHI St. Alexius Hospital, following a lengthy, valiant battle with pancreatic cancer surrounded by his family.

Lynn was born on May 27, 1944 to Joseph and Marion (Jacobsen) Mader in Santa Clarita, California. He married Julie Gullekson on March 7th, 2000, at Gretna Green, Scotland.

Lynn was a highly regarded electronics engineer and entrepreneur, both in his family’s business Audio Systems, and later in his own company, Dakota Audio. His innovative, focused-sound speakers are installed in museums including the Country Music Hall of Fame, the National Constitution Center, Sony Wonder, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Newseum, many of the Smithsonian museums and several presidential libraries including the Boris Yeltsin library in Russia. In addition, Lynn designed and supervised the installation of sound systems for parliaments in Yemen, Albania, Lebanon, Nicaragua, and Jordan.

Lynn and Julie’s life together was enriched by caring for their oldest grandchild, Ashton, 16, who now resides at the Anne Carlsen Center in Jamestown, North Dakota.

Lynn is survived by his wife, Julie; his brothers, Dale (Kathy) Mader, Lyle (Sharon) Mader and Bruce (Tammy) Mader; sons, Greg (Ronda) Mader and Eric (Mari) Lee-Mader; step-children, Michael (Amanda) Simenson and Carrie (Justin) Frieson; and grandchildren, Ashton Simenson, Wyatt Hoffer, Lorelei Mader, Sabina Mader, Grant Simenson, Annaliese Simenson, Aki Lee-Mader and Ren Lee-Mader; and many nieces and nephews.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marion Mader.
The Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, North Dakota) 12 Feb 2017 - Lynn James Mader obituary

Walter Lawrence Knudson

M, b. 30 October 1917, d. 15 June 1998
Walter L Knudson 1958 faculty at North Dakota School of Forestry, Bottineau, North Dakota
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 October 1917Walter Lawrence Knudson was born on 30 October 1917 at North Dakota.
Marriage5 November 1944He married Shirley Jean Mader, daughter of Joseph Henry Mader and Viola Mae Dowd, on 5 November 1944.
Death15 June 1998Walter Lawrence Knudson died on 15 June 1998 at Minnesota at age 80 Walter Lawrence Knudson obituary.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota) 16 Jun 1998 - Walter Lawrence Knudson obituary

Roy Eugene Vann

M, b. 13 May 1929, d. 24 December 1998
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 May 1929Roy Eugene Vann was born on 13 May 1929.
Marriage1 July 1978He married Mavis Rose Melser, daughter of Joseph Melser and Caroline Rose Mader, on 1 July 1978.
Death24 December 1998Roy Eugene Vann died on 24 December 1998 at age 69.

Cecil Thomas Veit

M, b. 24 May 1917, d. 28 September 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 May 1917Cecil Thomas Veit was born on 24 May 1917 at Minnesota.
Marriage1945He married Mavis Rose Melser, daughter of Joseph Melser and Caroline Rose Mader, in 1945.
Death28 September 1950Cecil Thomas Veit died on 28 September 1950 at age 33.

Donald F. Hufstedler

M, b. 24 June 1919, d. 12 January 1978
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 June 1919Donald F. Hufstedler was born on 24 June 1919 at Illinois.
Marriage1952He married Mavis Rose Melser, daughter of Joseph Melser and Caroline Rose Mader, in 1952.
Death12 January 1978Donald F. Hufstedler died on 12 January 1978 at Illinois at age 58.

Clarence H. Strey

M, b. 24 January 1933, d. 7 October 2010
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageClarence H. Strey married Deloris Golla, daughter of Benedict Peter Golla and Ethel Eileen Melser.
Birth24 January 1933Clarence H. Strey was born on 24 January 1933.
Death7 October 2010He died on 7 October 2010 at age 77.

Wesley Donald Melser

M, b. 28 October 1931, d. 2 February 2008
Father*Joseph Melser b. 4 Oct 1883, d. 1 Oct 1957
Mother*Caroline Rose Mader b. Oct 1895, d. 24 Apr 1940
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 October 1931Wesley Donald Melser was born on 28 October 1931.
He was the son of Joseph Melser and Caroline Rose Mader.
Death2 February 2008Wesley Donald Melser died on 2 February 2008 at age 76 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008 at Dingmann Family Funeral Chapel, Sauk Rapids for Wesley D. Melser, age 76, of Sauk Rapids, who died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate and burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Sauk Rapids. Friends may call one hour prior to the services on Thursday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Wesley was born October 28, 1931 in Benton County to Joseph & Carrie (Mader) Melser. He was a resident of Opportunity Manor in is since 1999 and retired from WACOSA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Alice Melser.

Marie C. Henkenius

F, b. 9 February 1925, d. 31 December 2010
Marie Catherine (Henkenius) Bechen
Mrs Raymond Bechen (Marie C Henkenius) 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 June 1950As of 15 June 1950,her married name was Bechen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 February 1925Marie C. Henkenius was born on 9 February 1925.
Marriage15 June 1950She married Raymond Michael Bechen, son of Louis Henry Bechen and Mabel Madelene Mader, on 15 June 1950 Marie C Henkenius and Raymond Bechen marriage announcement.
Carroll Daily Times Herald (Carroll, Iowa) 15 Jun 1950 - Marie C Henkenius and Raymond Bechen marriage announcement
Death31 December 2010Marie C. Henkenius died on 31 December 2010 at age 85 Marie Catherine Bechen was born February 9, 1925, the eldest daughter of Fred and Angela Henkenius. She died on Friday, December 31, 2010, at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa, at the age of eighty-five.
Marie was born in Vail, Iowa, attended St. Ann's grade school and graduated from St. Ann's High School in 1943 and from St. Anthony's School of Nursing in 1946. She attended Marquette University in 1948 taking post-graduate work in surgery. Upon completion of her training she was employed at St. Anthony's Hospital in Carroll, Iowa.

On June 15, 1950, Marie and Raymond Bechen of Vail were united in marriage. To this union six sons and three daughters were born. They are Janet, Mary, Joseph, Philip, Thomas, Gene, James, Angela and Chris.

In 1956 Ray and Marie purchased a farm eight miles south of Denison. Their nine children were raised there and attended St. Rose of Lima Parochial School and all graduated from the Denison High School. They were members of the St. Rose of Lima Parish. Marie worked as a nurse at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital for many years. In 1979 she took employment at the Denison Job Corps as an instructor in the Health Occupation Department. In 1993 Ray and Marie retired and moved to Vail where they became members of St. Ann's Parish.

Marie enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking and gardening. She made many afghans which she donated to organizations to be used as fund raisers. She was a Godly woman and followed her faith with love and joy.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Ray, a son Chris, her parents Fred and Angela Henkenius, a sister Leah and three brothers Glen, Matt and Charlie. Survivors include children Janet and her husband, Kevin; Mary; Joseph; Philip and his wife, Nancy; Thomas; Gene and his wife, Judy; James; and Angela; brother Edward and his wife, Mary Ann; sisters-in-law Kay; Mary; and Deloresann. Survivors also include her five grandchildren, one great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, January 3, 2011, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Vail, Iowa. Fr. Timothy Friedrichsen served as Celebrant of the Mass with interment at the St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery. Organist Irene Feilmeier provided the organ accompaniment for the St. Ann's Family Choir. Kevin Byshinski served as lector, Ryan and Rachel Gangestad served as altar servers. St. Anthony Nurses Alumni Association served as Honor Guard. Those serving as pallbearers Joe Henkenius, Dan Gangestad, Jeff Bechen, Ian Byschinski, Bill Hrabik, Bob Niehaus, Mike Fink and Dan Crane. Sunday services included a Legion of Mary Rosary at 4:30 P.M., and a Vigil Service at 5 P.M. The family invited everyone in attendance to join them in fellowship and lunch at the Vail Community Building served by St. Ann's Parish Teams. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.

Child of Marie C. Henkenius and Raymond Michael Bechen

Chris Bechen

M, b. 16 August 1969, d. 20 November 1984
Father*Raymond Michael Bechen b. 8 May 1926, d. 30 Sep 2004
Mother*Marie C. Henkenius b. 9 Feb 1925, d. 31 Dec 2010
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1969Chris Bechen was born on 16 August 1969 at Iowa.
He was the son of Raymond Michael Bechen and Marie C. Henkenius.
Death20 November 1984Chris Bechen died on 20 November 1984 at Iowa at age 15.

Orris Harold DeVaney

M, b. 23 May 1909, d. 22 July 1940
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 May 1909Orris Harold DeVaney was born on 23 May 1909 at Oregon.
Marriage7 March 1936He married Jessie S. Mader, daughter of Henry Philip Mader and Emma Turner, on 7 March 1936 at Multnomah, Oregon.
Death22 July 1940Orris Harold DeVaney died on 22 July 1940 at Medford, Jackson, Oregon, at age 31.

John J. Sanford

M, b. 4 July 1901, d. 5 February 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 July 1901John J. Sanford was born on 4 July 1901.
Marriage14 June 1964He married Louise M. Mader, daughter of Henry Philip Mader and Emma Turner, on 14 June 1964 at Portland, Multnomah, Oregon.
Divorcebefore 1967John J. Sanford and Louise M. Mader were divorced before 1967.
Death5 February 1973John J. Sanford died on 5 February 1973 at age 71.