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Lynn Osman
Joseph Stencel Addendum
Found a Family tree in Ancestry that looks like good information.

http://person.ancestry.com/tree/102854369/person/270023635736/facts

Lynn
Added by Lynn Osman on Oct 08, 2016 9:46 PM
Lynn Osman
Correction for Joseph Stencel
First of all, thank you for doing this work. I love Find A Grave and appreciate your help.

In researching Frank Stencel, Find A Grave Memorial# 23967237, there is a son, Joseph, Find A Grave Memorial# 43795455, linked to him. When I researched Joseph using the information in his Find A Grave, I discovered his parents are Frans and Caroline Stinsel. There is an 1880 census, among other records, for Joseph.

(http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1880usfedcen&h=47987486&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true&rhSource=60525)

Frank Stencel was married to Johanna Hojenski and there is another 1880 census with them and their children.

(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ9Q-CT9?from=lynx1&treeref=LH7C-DQK)

Joseph is not in this 1880 census. There is also a Passenger List showing Joseph with his parents, Franak and Caroline.

(http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=HamburgPL_full&indiv=try&h=4647226)

And a 1910 Census showing Joseph's brother, Vincent.

http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1910USCenIndex&h=12940028&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true&rhSource=6742

I think Joseph belongs to Frank J Stencel, Find A Grave Memorial# 23967240. What are your thoughts?
Added by Lynn Osman on Oct 08, 2016 9:24 PM
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Elsa Kettler Bio
Elsa S. Kettler, age 99, of Mankato, died Thursday evening, August 5, 2004 at Alterra Sterling House of Mankato.

Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato with Rev. Wayne Eichstadt officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m., until the time of the service at the church on Monday. Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or ISJ Hospice. Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Elsa S. Kettler was born May 10, 1905 to Fred W. and Mina (Kluss) Kettler in Luzerne, Iowa. Her family moved to Mankato where she attended Immanuel Lutheran grade school. She graduated from Mankato High School and Mankato State Teachers College. She also studied at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and at John Herron Art School in Indianapolis, IN. Elsa taught school in Blue Earth and Cottonwood Counties for 18 years. She taught at Mountain Lake High School for 27 years. She was instrumental in beginning the art department in Mountain Lake High School. She was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato. Elsa enjoyed many creative art activities and growing flowers and gardening.

Elsa is survived by one niece, Sandra (Jerry) Ganske of Mankato; two great-nieces, Christine Ganske of Mankato, Lisa Ganske of Nebraska; one great-great-nephew, Cole Ganske of Mankato; and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Selma, Hilda, and Louise.
Added by R Timm on Oct 06, 2016 1:01 PM
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Walter Baker Bio
Longtime Kato Engineer employee Walter F. Baker Jr., 86, of Mankato, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary, the Rev. Karl E. Rydholm officiating. Burial is in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Mankato Mortuary and continues one hour before services Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Baker was born Dec. 24, 1912, to Walter Sr. and Lena (Gilmore) Baker in Superior, Wis. He married Mary Jane Swieger July 7, 1962, in Mankato. He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, his hobby farm and auto and pony racing.
Mr. Baker is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Linda Pessek and Thomas of Hutchinson, Deb Nielsen-Ridout and Bud of Kasota, and Marian Mans and Dale of Mankato; three sons, Walter III and his wife, Nita, Dave and his wife, Shari, and Perry, all of Mankato; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Green of California, and Dorothy Carlson of Cloquet; two brothers and their wives, Harold and Olga and George and Lucille, all of Barnum; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and one brother.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 30, 2016 3:23 PM
Mary Church
Wilda Lucille Lassley
We cannot thank you enough for adding the flowers to our sister's memorial site. Wilda was the first born and passed away before any of us were
born. She is buried in Missouri, but all of us live in California or Washington. Find A Grave has given us an opportunity to "visit" her and remember the stories told by our parents about her. God bless you for this wonderful gift!

Wilda's "little sisters".
Added by Mary Church on Sep 26, 2016 2:29 PM
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Dora Beyer Bio
Lake Crystal resident Dora Beyer, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at Lake Crystal Health Care Center.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Mankato, the Rev. Charles Ortloff officiating. Burial is in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Mankato.
Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and continues one hour before services Monday at the church.
Miss Beyer was born Nov. 30, 1920, to Emil and Alma (Brandt) Beyer in rural Fortuna, N.D. At a young age she was stricken with meningitis and lost her hearing and speech. She moved with her family to Minnesota Lake and later Mankato. She attended the deaf school in Faribault to learn sign language and attended the school for lip reading and speech in Rochester. She was employed at Krause Studio, Johnson Laundry and Star Laundry in St. Paul. She lived with her parents until her father’s death in 1960, when she and her mother moved to a farm to live with her sister. She and her sister moved to Lewisville in 1990. She entered the Lake Crystal Health Care Center in 1998. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Senior Citizen, American Legion Auxiliary of Lewisville and VFW Auxiliary of Mapleton.
Miss Beyer is survived by two brothers and their wives, Adolph and Jeanette of Mankato and Norbert and Phyllis of Grants Pass, Ore.; one sister, Evelyn Erdman of Lewisville; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 23, 2016 2:52 PM
R Timm
Verna Born Bio
Longtime North Mankato resident Verna C. Born, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999 at the Mankato Lutheran Home.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato Lutheran Home or donor’s choice.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today at Mankato Mortuary and continues one hour before services at the church Friday.
Mrs. Born was born May 28, 1916, to Ernst and Ida (Langhorst) Bode in rural Nicollet. She attended rural German country school. She graduated from Nicollet High School. She married Arthur Born Sept. 15, 1946. They lived in North Mankato for many years. She later moved to Mankato. Since 1990, she lived at the Mankato Lutheran Home. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato and rural Courtland and was active in their ladies auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, singing and canning.
Mrs. Born is survived by one son and his wife, David and Kim, of rural North Mankato; one daughter Vivian Born of Mankato; two grandsons; two sisters Agnes Moeri and Viola Lange, both of Nicollet; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and one sister.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 23, 2016 10:24 AM
R Timm
Marilyn Hagen Bio
Marilyn J. Hagen, age 71 of Mankato died Monday, December 29, 2003, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital, Mankato.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato with Rev. Paul D. Nolting officiating. Interment in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary and continue one hour before services at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Hagen was born May 5, 1932 to Edwin and Mathilda Radtke in Wauwatosa, WI. Marilyn graduated from DMLC in New Ulm and graduated from MSU – Mankato with a degree in special education. She was united in marriage to Roger J. Hagen on August 2, 1953 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marilyn taught school at Immanuel Lutheran School in Gibbon and later at Immanuel Lutheran Grade School in Mankato. She also taught special education for the New Ulm Public Schools. Marilyn sewed draperies for Bretts Dept. Store. She became a quadriplegic in July of 1977 due to an auto accident. Following the accident she tutored adults and taught piano. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato, where she served as organist and participated in the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Blue Earth Co. Extension. She enjoyed hot, sunny days and watching birds and other animals.

She is survived by three sons and their wives, Marcus and Cheryl Hagen of North Branch, David and Annette Hagen of Mankato, Bradley Hagen of Eagan, MN; five grandchildren, Andy, Matt, Sam, Ben and Leah Hagen; two brothers, Rev. Gordon Radtke and wife, Claudine of Eau Claire, WI, Rev. Marvin Radtke and wife, Helen of Hayward, WI; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Hagen of Bloomington, MN, Julie Schuester and husband, Lance of Kenyon, MN; brother-in-law, Jim Hagen and wife, Linda of Lafayette, CO; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a grandson.
Added by R Timm on Sep 19, 2016 6:44 PM
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Kathryn Bergemann Bio
St. Peter resident Kathryn “Kay” Bergemann, 81, died Monday, July 1, 1996, at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter “Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Peter, the Rev. Matthew C. Rauh officiating. Burial is in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, Mankato. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Klein Funeral Home, St. Peter, and one hour before services Friday at the church.
Mrs. Bergemann was born May 13, 1915, to Harvey and Elizabeth (Borth) Schoeffel in Kingston, Wis. She was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church, Fairwater, Wis. She married Eldor Lorin Bergemann on March 14, 1942, at Madison, Wis. During World War II while her husband was in the military service, she worked for federal government offices. For 27 years, she was employed in the medical records department at the state hospital in St. Peter. She retired in 1980. She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Church and American Legion Post 37 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1220 auxiliaries in St. Peter.
Mrs. Bergemann is survived by one brother and his wife, Arvin and Gladys of Waterloo, Wis.; and two nieces and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 12, 2016 1:03 PM
R Timm
Herbert Bartsch Bio
Mankato resident Herbert William Bartsch, 53, died Monday, Nov. 11, 1996, at the Harry Meyering Center in Mankato.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is two hours before services at the church. Memorials may be made to Harry Meyering Center.
Mr. Bartsch was born Oct. 20, 1943, to Adolph E. and Lillian (Jay) Bartsch in Mankato. He attended the Little Red School in Mankato and then moved to the Linden Building at Faribault State Hospital. He returned to Mankato in 1988 to live at the Harry Meyering Center and work with MRCI.
He is survived by his mother; one brother, Ewalt of St. Clair; six sisters and their husbands, Ruth and Orlando Olson of St. Clair, Margaret and Melvin Deutsch of St. Peter, Eunice and Egon Mutzke, Mavis and Wayne Anderson all of Mankato, Norma and Donald Strehl of Isanti, Joan and Steve Schroeder of Janesville; many nieces and nephews; and special care giver, Linda Thomas of Lake Crystal. He was preceded in death by his father, one sister-in-law, one brother-in-law and two grand-nieces.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 10, 2016 4:28 PM
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