Mabel Elisabeth <I>Wolf</I> Rustad

Photo added by Evelyn Brett-Bishop

Mabel Elisabeth Wolf Rustad

  • Birth 19 Jun 1926 Amberg-Sulzbacher Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
  • Death 21 Jun 2002 New Hope, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Merkershausen, Rhön-Grabfelder Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
  • Plot Wolf family plot
  • Memorial ID 107411073

her birth name was Magdalena, but changed to Mabel when she became a naturalized American citizen. her family in Germany shortened it to 'Ma'; Tante 'Ma'. (Tante is the German word for aunt)

Married Harry R. Rustad after the war in 1946 @ the church & in Dec 1948 for the Army records,
moved to MN Dec 1948.
3 children: Evelyn, Shirley, & Rhonda.
Divorced 1986, didn't remarry.

preceded in death by her 1st granddaughter:
Kathy/Katie L. Kirkhuff
1/18/1976 - 3/10/1990
Huntsville, AL

also buried in the same plot:
her mother:
Anna Knan Wolf 12 Oct 1900-19 Oct 1978
her brother:
Karl Wolf 13 Sep 1927 - 1995
her aunts:
Elisabeth Knan -????-1978
Gunda Knan von Berg -unknown dates

elsewhere in Germany
her father:
Frederick (Fritz) Wolf
16 Jul 1899 - 1978

mom's wedding photo: 1946
back row: her uncle George, gunda v.berg, emma, sophie, karl wolf, Elisabeth knan.
front row: harry, mabel, elke, anna wolf, peter v. berg, Heidi-little girl.

Family Members



von Berg

Gravesite Details Cremains interred





  • Created by: Evelyn Brett-Bishop
  • Added: 27 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107411073
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mabel Elisabeth Wolf Rustad (19 Jun 1926–21 Jun 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107411073, citing Saint Martin Church Cemetery, Merkershausen, Rhön-Grabfelder Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ; Maintained by Evelyn Brett-Bishop (contributor 48085908) .