Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Jane (#47408506)
 member for 5 years, 5 months, 29 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
I enjoy doing Genealogy (started about 1988) and helping others to find information on their families as well.
 Contact: Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 79 Memorials Added
 • 86 Memorials Managed
 • 37 Virtual Flowers
Messages left for Jane (7)[Leave Message]
Nancy (Cowley) Weise
Lester Lessard
Please link to his wife 100701608
Added by Nancy (Cowley) Weise on Oct 09, 2014 9:48 AM
Bill Hart
Duplicates at Prairie View Cemetery

I am uploading thousands of pix to memorials at Prairie View Cemetery in Chippewa. I see that you and Joe Gibbens have several duplicates. Since his are dated earlier than many of yours, yours are technically the duplicate. I like your better, though, because the ones I've seen so far have obituaries on them. When I load the gravesite pix, I will always load them on the earliest one. Perhaps you and Joe can figure something out.

Thanks, Bill Hart
Added by Bill Hart on Jun 20, 2013 2:29 PM
Karen Hill
RE: Photo request
I will be going to the museum tom morning. It is open only Thursdays from 10:00 to 2:00.

Would you like me to transfer the St. Peter Lessard memorials to you? I have no familial nor genealogical interest in them, and numbers mean nothing to me.
Added by Karen Hill on Nov 14, 2012 5:40 PM
jack kern
Henry J. Stumpf
Hi Jane, You can Email at

I met some of the children from Henry's second marriage when I first started my research. Mildred (Stumpf) Kramer die in 1940, But I met Emil Kramer and his 2nd wife, Lucille. Harry Stumpf was a half uncle to my mother and we met him quite often and visited him and his family in Anderson, Indiana about four times and once in a nursing home in Muncie, indiana just before he died June 19, 1994.

I will be happy to help you anyway I can.
The Kern family lived in Milwaukee County from 1847 to Nov. 1870, they moved to Outagamie County, where most of them lived out their lives. The Kern girls married to Stuckart, Becher,Mehl, two married Kailhofers,Kissinger, Waldvogel, Schmit. Men married, Deml, 2 married Schmitz girls. The Mehl family moved to New York about 1885. They were the only ones out of the original Kerns that left wisconsin.

It will be interesting to learn what you have on the Stumpf and Kern trees........John F. Kern
Added by jack kern on Sep 30, 2012 1:36 PM
jack kern
Henry J. Stumpf
Hi Jane, Since I don't have any of the names you mentioned on Stumpf-Kern file, I'm wondering if we have are talking about the same Stumpf even though the one in Find A grave is right. Henry's father is Nicholas Stumpf and his mother is Regina Kropp. He was first married to Anna Othile Koepke, December 10, 1892, Milwaukee, Wis. They had one son Friedrich H. Stumpf, who is my grandfather. This marriage ended in divorce. Her parents were Max/Michael Koepke and Gottiebe Templien. His second Wife, Whom he went to Germany to get was Katherine Sterl. They were married May 8, 1909 in Milwaukee, Wis. Her parents were Joseph Sterl and Theresa Schwaubauer. Anna Othile 2nd marriage was to Adam Edward Thienel July 2, 1908 in Milwaukee, she died March 15, 1941, Henry's 2nd wife died Sept. 11, 1951 in Waukesha, Wis. Henry and Katie had 4 children: Harry, Born in Milwaukee; Bertha, Herbert, and Mildred all born in Pine City, Pine County, Minnesota. My great great grand parents were Andreas kern & Eva Phillips, Great grand parents were John Kern & Maria Deml, grand parents were Peter Kern & Maria Stoffel, My parents were John Kern & Florence Stumpf.
I have a lot of Kern's in my files so if you can provide you their parents are as the may be of a more recent generation or some distant relatives.
Andreas & Eve Kern had eleven children and each one of those has large families so you knows how your Kern's fit in. I would be interestd to know.
Thanks for your messages.....John
Added by jack kern on Sep 29, 2012 10:21 PM
jack kern
More on Henry J. Stumpf
Interesting to see the obit states his wife preceed him in death. His first wife divorced him and remarried a different person, she was the mother of Fred stumpf. She died in 1941.
His second wife Katie (Sterl) Stumpf, died September 11, 1951 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She was the mother of Henry(Should be Harry), (Bertha)Mrs. George Zumbach, Herbert, (Mildred) Mrs. Emil Kramer.
His gravesite was unmarked at the time we visited the cemetery. (1993)
Strange his family didn't seem to have anything to do with him.
I knew his son, Harry, quite well and even he would talk very little about his father.
Added by jack kern on Sep 26, 2012 7:44 AM
jack kern
Henry J. Stumpf
Henry was born February 2, 1868, Germany.
Death recorded at Dane County, Madison, Wisconsin, states he died 9:40 at Mendota State Hosital, Town of West Point, Dane County, Wisconsin. Vol.116 Page 88
Informant: Hosptal Records, Mendota State Hospital.
He is listed as having have lived Rt 12, Box 246, Milwaukee,Wisconsin. That is where is wife
kathryn was living at that time.
He was buried July 15, 1948 in "Potter's Field" Hope Cemtery, Chippawa Falls,Wisconsin. I visited his grave site twice with his Granddaughter Florence Stumpf.
Henry was my Great Grandfather.
Henry was a man of mystery, hs family wouldn't talk much about him. Had a hard time getting someone to even tell me where he was buried. The Cemetery records gave me the clue of his death. The misinformed obit help find his death record in Madison.
Added by jack kern on Sep 26, 2012 7:13 AM

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service