Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte

Adoptive father*Joseph Francis Schulte b. 7 Nov 1894, d. 3 Apr 1974
Adoptive mother*Sadie Mary Trombly b. 9 Feb 1895, d. 13 Mar 1985
FatherRoyal John Gibson b. 16 Jul 1905, d. 22 Jan 1986
MotherHelen Margaret Lewis b. 3 Feb 1909, d. 28 Mar 1997
NicknameRosie 
(Witness) NoteJohn Baumgartner; John Baumgartner, b in 1809, is a part of Rosemarie Schulte's biological family: his daughter, Elizabeth Baumgartner, married George Welte, then their son Joseph Welte, married Pauline Nason. Pauline's father, Ralph Nason, was a brother of Helen, who married Garrett Frielink.
Garrett and Helen's daughter, Frances Frielink, married Charles Lewis, whose daughter, Helen Lewis, was Rosemarie's mother.

Wendelin Baumgartner, b in 1807 in Baden, later lived in MI; his daughter, Elizabeth, married January Trombly (part of Rosemarie Schulte's adopted family).

I'm not sure if or how these two Baumgartner lines might be related, but they both came from Baden. 
Birth*28 August 1929New Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; She weighed 7 lbs and was 19 1/2 inches long. 
Note*New Borgess Hospital was built out on Gull Rd. in 1917. 
Baptism20 October 1929St. Augustine Catholic Church, Kalamazoo, MI; Joseph Schulte had previously requested this record, which Sr. Agnes sent on 29 Sept. 1934. 
(Witness) Census10 April 1930Joseph Francis Schulte, Sadie Mary Trombly; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph F., age 35, parents bn Germany, age married 27, proprietor of gas station, owns home at 11747 Glenfield, owns radio - value $10,000, veteran WW; Sadie M., wife, age 35, mar at 27, parents b MI; RoseMarie, adopted dau, age 9/12, b MI, parents b U.S. 
Anecdoteafter 10 April 1938After Sadie's brother Alfred lost his wife, Argentine, due to an accidental fall on 10 April 1938, he and his three young daughters moved in with the Joe Schulte family. 
(Witness) Census6 April 1940Joseph Francis Schulte, Sadie Mary Trombly; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph Schulte, age 45, b MI, worked 40 hrs a week as a liquor control investigator; Sadie, wife, age 44, b MI, in supplemental area notes her parents were b in MI, Sadie related to a veteran (this would be Joe), married at age 26, number of biological children was 0); Rosemarie, ado-dau, age 10, b MI; Alfred Trombly, brother-in-law, age 30, b MI, laborer at motor parts; Jackquelyn Trombly, age 6, b MI; Beverly, niece, age 4, b MI; Gloria, niece, age 2, b MI; Henry Knoche, cousin (of Joe's), age 30, b MI, attendant at gas station (may have been Joe's as he owned one in Detroit at one time) - own home at 11747 Glenfield, value $5500 
Anecdotecirca 1945Photo at Eastwood Park; the park was located at 8 Mile Rd and Gratiot and closed in 1953. "Rosemarie Schulte, Shirley Trombley and Barbara Delaney getting a whirl on one of the Eastwood Park rides now in operation." 
AnecdoteArt & Rosie - a six+ degrees of separation: Joseph Houtteman was Art's grandfather. Art's father was Arthur J. Houtteman. Arthur's brother was Adolphus, who married Mamie Young. Mamie's parents were Edward Young and Mary Salter. Mary's brother was Casper Salter, who married Cornelia Trombly. Cornelia's parents were Daniel Trombly and Victoria Gagnier. Daniel's parents were Eustache Trombly and Cecelia Rivard. Eustache's brother was January/John Trombly, who married 2nd Elizabeth Baumgartner. John and Elizabeth were the parents of Alfred C. Trombly. Alfred married Rose S. Rivard. Alfred and Rose were the maternal grandparents of Rosemarie Schulte. 
Witness: Art Houtteman
(Witness) Marriage14 July 1945Mary Lou Ruhlman, Henry Earnest Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bridesmaids were Mary Lou's sisters, Celia and Margaret, Henry's cousins, Rosemarie Schulte and Pat Geiger. Groomsmen were Henry's brother Art Knoche, Mary Lou's brother, Leo and Stanley Andrzejewski (who married Margaret). Flower Girl was Darlene Bruman. 
AnecdoteRosemarie wrote in a letter to Wally on Oct 13 1945 - "Looks like the Tigers lived up to everything you've said about them. I don't know if I told you before or not, but I used to go with a boy, Art Houtteman, who plays on the Tigers. Don't worry though, I haven't seen him since I've gone out with you. " 
Witness: Art Houtteman
(Witness) ResidenceJoseph Francis Schulte, Sadie Mary Trombly; 11747 Glenfield Ave., Detroit, MI 
Employmentbetween 1946 and 1947Sander's, Detroit, MI; Rosemarie worked there part-time after school. 
Graduation*8 June 1947St. David High School, Detroit, Wayne, MI; St. David's Catholic Church and High School were built on land donated by and with the financial support of David Trombly's widow. David was related to Rosemarie's maternal grandfather, Alfred Trombly. The graduating class of 1947 had a 40th reunion party in 1987 and continued having reunions each year after that in classmates' homes. The 1993 reunion was held at Rosemarie's new home in Clinton Twp. 
Married NameJeske 
Employmentbetween 1947 and 1949Michigan Bell Telephone Co., Roseville, MI; Rosemarie worked at Michigan Bell after her family moved to Roseville in 1947 until she got married. 
Marriage*7 September 1949Walter Samuel Jeske; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseville, Macomb, MI; In the summer of 1974 a 25th wedding anniversary party was held at the home of daughter, Darleen, and son-in-law, Marty in St. Clair Shores MI. 
Witness: Samuel Jeske
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Marion Kathleen Schulte
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Witness: Theodore A. Banach Jr
Witness: Arlene Marie Lyons
Witness: Michael Carl Berkholz
Witness: Theresa Maria Oelenkamp
Anecdote*Walter Samuel Jeske; Father McScherry performed the wedding ceremony at a 9:00 a.m. Mass. Michael Berkholz was the best man. Jacquelyn Trombly was the maid of honor. Bridemaids were Marion Schulte and Mary Davis; bridegrooms were Phil Bonner and Donald Kortes. Ted Banach, Jr. was the ring bearer and Arlene Lyons was the flower girl.

Phil later moved to Glennie in northeast MI with his family. He died 25 February 2008.

Rosemarie wanted to be married on her parent's anniversary. The wedding reception was held at her parent's home. Afterwards, Rosemarie and Walter traveled throughout Michigan for their honeymoon. 
(Witness) Census18 May 1950Joseph Francis Schulte, Sadie Mary Trombly; Erin Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Schulte (indexed as Schulter - MK sent corrections for all), head of house, age 55 (written over 57), not working during last wk; Sadie, wife, age 55, doing housework; Walter Jeske (indexed Coske), son-in-law, age 22, other work; Rosemarie Jeske, dau, age 20, housework; Milford Trombly, noted as son (Sadie's brother - Alfred), age 40, widowed, working as assembler of auto parts; Jackunlyn Trombly (Jacquelyn), age 16, other work; Beverley (Beverly), age 15, other work; Gloria, age 13, other work (all of Alfred's dau's were noted as granddaugher's of Joseph) - all b MI - live in home at 20313 13 Mile Rd - Francis T. McGuine was enumerator 
Residence*between August 1956 and April 1991Walter Samuel Jeske; 35910 Larchwood, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Winshall Villa Subdivision, lot 424 
Residencebetween April 1991 and June 1995Walter Samuel Jeske; 18433 Cranbrook, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; The zip code and city were changed in the summer of 1992 from 48044, Mt. Clemens to 48038, Clinton Twp. by the U.S. Postal Service. 
Association*the Schulte Card Club, with poker and pinochle players. 
Event-Miscgodmother of Michael A. Schulte, son of Jack and Katie Schulte; Wally was Michael's godfather; Rosie had other godchildren as well 
Witness: Michael Andrew Schulte
Witness: Walter Samuel Jeske
Employment*between 1965 and 1990Tupperware Sales; Rosemarie began her Tupperware career as a Consultant and soon became a Manager. For some of her numerous awards, she traveled to Orlando, FL. to Tupperware headquarters. She was there in 1970 when the new International Headquarters was dedicated. Among her numerous awards she received Record Breaking Unit in 1969, Star Spangled Unit in 1971, Spirit of Sharing Manager in 1973 and The Circle of Friends. 
Event-Misc*July 1984Rosemarie and Walter went on a trip to Kalamazoo in July 1984 to collect information about her birth mother. While there, Rosemarie spoke to Helen (Lewis) on the phone, but they did not meet. 
Event-MiscWalter Samuel Jeske; Wally and Rosie went to England in 1976 for the Boy Scout's Wood Badge 50th Reunion at Gilwell Park in London; to Orlando FL a few times for Tupperware Jubilees.
They especially enjoyed their Hawaiian cruise and time in Hawaii.
They also went on many road trips to different U.S. states with some of the Larchwood neighbors. 
Vows Renew*16 April 1989Walter Samuel Jeske; St. Thecla, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Father DiGiulio said the 10 o'clock Sunday Mass for all the couples. A reception followed in the parish hall. Rosie and Wally, along with their children and grandchildren, celebrated 40 years together at the Fern Hill Country Club on Clinton River Rd. 
AnecdoteRosie, Jackie Duffey and Gloria Merucci shared August as their birthday month and enjoyed celebrating with a lunch out. 
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Witness: Gloria Rose Trombly
AnecdoteArt Houtteman, who pitched for the Tigers, Indians and Orioles, died May 6, 2003, at the age of 75.

He finished his major league career with an 87-91 record with a 4.14 ERA.

He was just 17 years old when he took the mound for the first time with the Tigers in 1945. Five years later, he pitched to a 19-12 record with a 3.54 ERA and was an All-Star.

He served in the Army's 43rd Infantry Division in 1951 and returned to the majors with the Tigers in 1952.

On April 26, 1952, Houtteman missed out a chance at a no-hitter when Harry Simpson of the Indians connected on a hit with 2 outs in the ninth inning. The Tigers won the game 13-0. That season, Houtteman led the American League with 20 losses.

A trade send Houtteman to the Indians in 1953. In 1954, he was 15-7 for Cleveland and pitched 2 innings in the World Series.

His last year in the major leagues came in 1957 with the Orioles, but he played on for the minor league team in Vancouver.

Following his baseball career, he worked for Paragon Steel in Michigan.

He joined the Tigers in 1999 for the final game at Tiger Stadium.

Sources: Detroit Free Press obituary of 9 May 2003; Histoic Baseball Website ( http://www.historicbaseball.com/players/houtteman_art.html ) 
AnecdoteWalter Samuel Jeske; Rosie and Wally enjoyed traveling together and with the Larchwood Neighbors. Their travels included many continental States, Canada, England in 1976, and Hawaii in September 1976. Rosie aslo went on road trips with just the Larchwood girls. After 1995 the girls would always have a toast in her honor. 
AnecdoteRosie loved a good card game. She belonged to the Schulte Club, a Larchwood Neighbor's Club and others. 
AnecdoteRosie was always lending a helping hand in the community: at her children's school as lunch mom, collecting bus money from parishioners for her children and theirs to attend catechism, as a cook in a soup kitchen, as a Joshua Tree sponsor for a child at Christmas and as a supporter for many organizations. 
Anecdote*Rosie felt Wednesday a significant day in her life: she was born on a Wednesday, high school ended on a Wednesday, married on a Wednesday, both her (adopted) parents died on a Wednesday. Her first great-grandchild, Haley Marie Shipway, was born on a Wednesday - 23 Feb 2000. 
Death*20 June 1995her home, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Mariana, Jill and Darleen were at Rosemarie's side at the time of her death. Her other children and as many grandchildren as possible were nearby. 
Witness: Mariana Rose Jeske
Witness: Dr. Jill Bethany Kopacz
Witness: Darleen Marie Jeske
CauseDeath20 June 1995had Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV and diabetes 
Funeral23 June 1995St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Pall bearers were grandsons Bryan Shipway, Craig Shipway, son-in-law Robert Kopacz, grand-daughter Jill Kopacz, sons Alan and Robert Jeske.

The soloist from Rosie's Larchwood neighborhood, Matt Maddox, sang "Morning Has Broken", "Our Father" and "The Rose", George Winston's "Thanksgiving" piano recording was played as well as "Pacobel's Canon" during the exit. 
Burial*23 June 1995Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; near the Fourth Station of the Cross, Jesus meets his Sorrowful Mother in lot 919, section 21, grave # 5 

Family

Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Children 1.Mariana Rose Jeske+
 2.Darleen Marie Jeske+
 3.Alan Joseph Jeske+ b. 5 Jun 1955, d. 23 Nov 2005
 4.Kathleen Mary Jeske+ b. 30 Aug 1956, d. 28 Jul 2007
 5.Steven Walter Jeske b. 4 Jan 1958, d. 6 Jan 1958
 6.Robert James Jeske b. 6 Jul 1959, d. 19 Sep 2000

Helen Margaret Lewis

Father*Charles Benjamin Lewis b. 6 Oct 1862, d. 21 Jun 1945
Mother*Frances Mabel Frielink b. 20 Mar 1872, d. 4 Feb 1947
Married NameWiers 
Married NameGouderjan 
Birth*3 February 1909Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Census15 April 1910Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles, age 47, married 16yrs, b NY, father b England, can't read mother's birth place, farmer on own farm ; Fannie, wife, age 35, married 16yrs, mother of 4, 4 living, parents b Holland; Harold, son, age 15; Arthur, son, age 12; Francis, son, age 5; Helen, dau, age 3 - all children b MI - can't read name of road 
(Witness) Residence1920Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; 620 N. Westnedge St., Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles B, age 58, bn NY; Fannie, wife, age 48, bn MI; Harold, son, age 24, office clerk; Arthur G., son, age 22, bn, printer at newspaper; Francis L., age 15,; Helen M., dau, age 12; Robert, son, age 8, children all bn MI. E.D. 152, Sheet 18B, image 26 Ancestry.com 
(Witness) AnecdoteCharles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis entertained at their home in North Westnedge avenue recently in honor of Mrs. Grace Nason Welte, of Colorado Springs. Mrs. Welte is president of the Colorado and Wyoming division of the Daughters of Veterans, and has been attending the national G.A.R. encampment in Grand Rapids. A luncheon was served to 25 relatives and friends. 
Education*1926Central High School, Kalamazoo, MI; where she had been a member of the mandolin and German clubs 
Employment*1929Kalamazoo, MI; Grace Corset Co. 
AnecdoteHelen's nephew, Art Jr., recalled the tasty box of bon bons and chocolates Helen and her mother would send to each family member every Christmas. 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Chas Lewis, age 68, b NY, father b England, m b NY, married age 28, laborer at corset factory; Fannie, wife, age 58, b MI, parents father b Germany, m b Holland, married age 22; Helen, dau, age 23, b MI, single; Robert, son, age 19, b MI, single, laborer in broker office - res 415 Davis 
Marriage*5 June 1943Arthur Aaron Wiers; Muskegon, Muskegon, MI; Jack Christensen & Adelaide (Wiers) Christensen were witnesses. Rev. William Chapman performed the ceremony. 
Witness: Clara Adeline Wiers
Witness: Jacob T. "Jack" Christensen
Employmentbetween 1945 and 1946Kalamazoo, MI; worked at the Allied Paper Mill, where she caught the eye of John 
Anecdote21 June 1945Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Helen received head injuries and cuts when she was struck by a car at the intersection of Burdick and Lovell streets Thursday afternoon and was taken to Bronson Hospital. Her father, Charles, died at Borgess Hospital on Thursday night after a brief illness. In May her husband, Arthur Wiers, was reported killed in action. 
Marriage*30 August 1946John Andrew Gouderjan; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Helen's brother, Robert Steven Lewis, and John's sister, Anne, were witnesses. 
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Witness: Anne M. Gouderjan
Note*John Andrew Gouderjan; The name Gouderjan is pronounced God-er-jan. 
Residence*John Andrew Gouderjan; Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 
Occupationwas a nurse at the Upjohn Nursing Home in Kalamazoo for many years 
Anecdote*Bonnie Rathbun's home, Hickory Corners, MI; Mildred (Bonnie's mother) remembered her Aunt Helen letting her play in her jewelry box with Mildred sometimes restringing pieces. Mildred also recalled a time when her cousins, Art Jr. and Wes, placed a big bucket under the dining table for Sunday dinner and proceeded to request glass after glass of water from a very busy Helen and then dump the water in the bucket as soon as she returned to dinner duties. 
Census*3 April 1950John Andrew Gouderjan; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; John A. Gouderjan, age 35, b MI, paper finisher at paper mill; Helen M., wife, age 40, b MI, housework- reside 713 - lower level - W. Cedar St 
AnecdoteThe personal concern and love Helen showed her nieces and nephews endeared her to them. Helen's nephew, Art Jr., recalled one Sunday dinner when he and his brother, Wes, placed a big bucket under the dining room table, proceeded to request glass after glass of water from a very busy Helen and then dumped the water in the bucket as soon as she returned to dinner duties. Helen took it all in stride. She also cared for her ailing parents in their retirement years. 
AnecdoteHelen was an expert gardener who enjoyed growing hybrid tea roses for which she won many awards. 
AnecdoteAfter John died accidentally at their home, Helen moved to Hilton Head Island to live near a niece in a comfortable assisted living apartment, part of the tranquil setting of The Seabrook. Many family members made the trip there to visit with her. It was where Rosemarie's two oldest daughters and grand-daughter, Jill, met Grandma Helen just after Christmas in 1995. 
Death*28 March 1997The Seabrook, Hilton Head Island, SC; Helen died at 5:50 p.m. on Good Friday. 
CauseDeath28 March 1997had heart disease and had broken her hip 
Burial*21 June 1997Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Helen's remains are buried next to John's in Mt.Ever-Rest Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Their combined headstone is engraved with bronze roses. 
Note*21 June 1997There was a memorial service held afterward at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, followed by a family gathering in Hickory Corners. 

Family 1

Arthur Aaron Wiers b. 24 Nov 1909, d. 4 May 1945

Family 2

John Andrew Gouderjan b. 9 Sep 1914, d. 24 Oct 1994

Frances Mabel Frielink

Father*Garrett William Frielink b. 1 Mar 1827, d. 30 Jul 1905
Mother*Helen Niezen b. 2 May 1838, d. 5 Jul 1910
Birth*20 March 1872Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Census1880Garrett William Frielink, Helen Niezen; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Vol 12, E.D. 133, Sheet 39, Line 1; ages: Garrett-53, Helen-39 (not correct), Wm-21, Harry-19, Mary-15, John-13, Lillie-11, Frances-8, Helen-5, Frank-3, Ruben-9/12mo; Garrett a draftman, he & parents bn Germany; Helen & parents bn Holland. 
(Witness) Marriage11 February 1891Gertrude Helen Streator, John J. Frielink; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Witnessed by Fannie Frielink and Sidney B. Streeter. Parents of groom Garrett Frielink and Helen Nason. Parents of bride Isaac Streeter.
May be application date. 
Married NameLewis 
Marriage*16 May 1894Charles Benjamin Lewis; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Witnesses were Nellie Terry and M.C. Warner of Kalamazoo. Parents of Charles - James Lewis and Margaret Dutch. Parents of Fannie Frelink - Gerrett Frelink and Helen Smith. 
Anecdote*14 May 1944Charles Benjamin Lewis; A dinner at the home of their son Harold and open house at the home of their son Francis was held in celebration of Charles and Frances' golden wedding anniversary on Sunday 14 May 1944. 
(Witness) AnecdoteGrace Ethel Nason; from a Kalamazoo news clipping, probably late 1890's based on Grace Nason being in her teens then: "In honor of Miss Grace Nason of Pueblo, Colorado, a company of relatives met at Lake View Wednesday afternoon and evening. There were about forty present, inclucing the families of Jacob Van de Berg, G. Frielink, Jacob Rychel, John Rychel, W. H. Frielink, Charles Lewis, John Frielink, Ralph Vissier, Wm. Stewart, A. Van de Berg, Mrs. Minnie Pfeiffer, Cora and Abe Nason. Arrangements were made for holding a Nason reunion every year." 
Census13 June 1900Charles Benjamin Lewis; Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles Lewis, age 35, b Oct 1864 in NY, (age & birth yr are off), married 6yrs, father b England, mother b NY, blacksmith; Fannie, wife, age 28, b March 1872 in MI, mar 6yrs, mother of 2, 2 living, father b Germany, mother b Holland; Harold, son, age 5, b April 1895 in MI; Arthur, son, age 2, b June 1897 in MI - reside 913 N. Rose 
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
(Witness) Marriage2 July 1901John VanderVelde, Cora Vanderberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Miss Cora Vanderberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Vanderberg, and John VanderVelde . . . The flower girls, Abbie Vanderberg, sister of the bride, and Dena Sikkenga. Attending the bride was Miss Katherine Ramaker of Chicago. The groom was attended by his brother, Henry Vandervelde, as best man. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jones, Findlay, OH, John Vanderberg, Otsego (MI), Mr. and Mrs. David Moore, Chicago, Henry Coons, Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis, Augusta, Mr. and Mrs. John Nason, Staples Minn, Miss Grace Nason, Pueblo, Colo. 
Census15 April 1910Charles Benjamin Lewis; Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles, age 47, married 16yrs, b NY, father b England, can't read mother's birth place, farmer on own farm ; Fannie, wife, age 35, married 16yrs, mother of 4, 4 living, parents b Holland; Harold, son, age 15; Arthur, son, age 12; Francis, son, age 5; Helen, dau, age 3 - all children b MI - can't read name of road 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Anecdote*She enjoyed cooking Sunday dinners for her large extended family with the help of her daughter, Helen. Well known as a professional cook in Kalamazoo who catered meals for as many as 300 guests, she also delighted her grandchildren with homemade cookies and Christmas candy. Her brother, John, co-owned the Frielink Candy Company in Kalamazoo with his brother-in-law, David Walton, in which many family members, including Franny, made excellent confections. Franny was a member of the Kalamazoo Mothersingers and the First Baptist Church choir. At home she would gather family around her piano to sing hymns and folk songs. Grandson Art Jr. loved to hear her deep contralto voice. 
Residence1920Charles Benjamin Lewis; 620 N. Westnedge St., Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Lillie M. Frielink
Witness: James Kenneth Lewis
Witness: Frederick L. Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Census*January 1920Charles Benjamin Lewis; Kalamazoo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles B, age 58, bn NY; Fannie, wife, age 48, bn MI; Harold, son, age 24, office clerk; Arthur G., son, age 22, bn, printer at newspaper; Francis L., age 15,; Helen M., dau, age 12; Robert, son, age 8, children all bn MI. E.D. 152, Sheet 18B, image 26 Ancestry.com 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
AnecdoteCharles Benjamin Lewis; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis entertained at their home in North Westnedge avenue recently in honor of Mrs. Grace Nason Welte, of Colorado Springs. Mrs. Welte is president of the Colorado and Wyoming division of the Daughters of Veterans, and has been attending the national G.A.R. encampment in Grand Rapids. A luncheon was served to 25 relatives and friends. 
Witness: Grace Ethel Nason
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
CensusApril 1930Charles Benjamin Lewis; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Chas Lewis, age 68, b NY, father b England, m b NY, married age 28, laborer at corset factory; Fannie, wife, age 58, b MI, parents father b Germany, m b Holland, married age 22; Helen, dau, age 23, b MI, single; Robert, son, age 19, b MI, single, laborer in broker office - res 415 Davis 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Census24 April 1940Charles Benjamin Lewis; Ward 3, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles Lewis, age 78, 6 yrs of school, b NY, night watchman at wholesale corset co; Fanny, wife, age 69, c-2, b MI; next pg: Robert Lewis, son, age 26, single, c-2, b MI, corset cutter at corset factory - reside 415 Davis St. 
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Residence*1944Charles Benjamin Lewis; 713 West Cedar, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*4 February 1947Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeathhad cerebral edema 
Funeral7 February 1947Truesdale Chapel, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Pall bearers were Kenneth Lewis, Arthur Lewis Jr., Wesley Lewis, Donald Williams, Robert A. Lewis and Bryce Greenman. 
Burial*7 February 1947Kendall Cemetery, Van Buren County, MI 

Family

Charles Benjamin Lewis b. 6 Oct 1862, d. 21 Jun 1945
Children 1.Harold Charles Lewis+ b. 12 Apr 1895, d. 23 Oct 1958
 2.Arthur Gordon Lewis+ b. 28 Jun 1897, d. 12 May 1957
 3.Francis Llewellyn Lewis+ b. 20 Dec 1904, d. 1 Jan 2004
 4.Helen Margaret Lewis+ b. 3 Feb 1909, d. 28 Mar 1997
 5.Robert Steven Lewis+ b. 26 Jan 1911, d. 2 Nov 1983

Mariana Rose Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
(Witness) Death20 June 1995Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; her home, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Mariana, Jill and Darleen were at Rosemarie's side at the time of her death. Her other children and as many grandchildren as possible were nearby. 
(Witness) Event-Misc29 June 2008Beata Rosemarie Trombly; honored at a Trombly Reunion and her 90th birthday celebration held at Stoney Creek Metro Park on a Sunday afternoon with dozens of family members in attendance 
(Witness) Event-Misc7 July 2013Gloria Rose Trombly; Gloria, her daughter's Charon and Caron, Caron's daughter Lauren and Mariana met on Juy 7, 2013 for lunch at Mediterrano in Ann Arbor for a goddaughter's and daughter's lunch. Charon brought along a scarf from Shanghai for Mariana and matching rings and bracelets for everyone (Charon had been in Shanghai on business for GM and would be returning for three years with her family in August.) 

Robert Joseph Kopacz Jr

Father*Robert Joseph Kopacz Sr. b. 21 Mar 1919, d. 29 Jun 2004
Mother*Grace Patricia Brush b. 20 Mar 1922, d. 28 Dec 2021
(Witness) Census4 April 1950Robert Joseph Kopacz Sr., Grace Patricia Brush; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Robert J. Kopacz (indexed Kopaey), head of house, age 31, b MA, working - operates dif machines for auto parts factory; Grace, wife, age 28, b Amherstberg Ontario, housework; Sandra A., dau, age 4, b MI, not working; Robert J., son, b last Nov, not working; Francis Biela, lodger, age 59, b Poland, working as job setter at auto factory - reside at 36321 Medbury 

Dr. Jill Bethany Kopacz

Father*Robert Joseph Kopacz Jr
Mother*Mariana Rose Jeske
(Witness) Death20 June 1995Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; her home, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Mariana, Jill and Darleen were at Rosemarie's side at the time of her death. Her other children and as many grandchildren as possible were nearby. 

Joseph Francis Schulte

Father*Anthony Schulte b. 9 Jul 1857, d. 16 May 1907
Mother*Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche b. 10 Aug 1869, d. 5 May 1935
(Witness) NoteElizabeth Leona Voss; Elizabeth L. Voss was the 2nd cousin once removed of Joseph F. Schulte. Her husband's sister, Stella, married Louis C. Rabaut who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and was an ambassador to Norway. 
Birth*7 November 1894Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Anthony Schulte, Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Anton Schulte, age 42, b Jul 1857, married 10yrs, b Germany, immigrated 1881, na, grocer & saloon; Minnie, wife, age 30, b Aug 1869, mar 10yrs, mother of 7, 7 living, b Ger, immigrated 1886; b 1891, age 9; Aloysius, son, age 8, b 1892; next pg washed out: Frank, son; Joseph, son; Anthony, son; Albert, son, b 1897; Elmer, son, b 1899; Lizzie Knoche, sister-in-law, b 1876, Germany - res 949 Congress (Mt. Elliott also on pg 11A) 
(Witness) Census9 July 1910Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Minnie Schulte, age 40, widow, lives on farm, mother of 11, 11 living, b Germany, immigrated 1886; Aloysius J., son, age 18, automobile machinist; Frank A., son, age 17, farm labor; Joseph F., son, age 15; Anthony R., son, age 14; Albert A., son, age 12; Elmer J., son, age 10; Edwin A., son, age 9; Lidwina A., dau, age 7; Arthur J., son, age 5; Mary D., dau, age 4 - all children b MI - farm on Gratiot Ave. 
Milit-Beg*26 April 1918U.S. Army, 330 Field Artillery, Detroit, MI; Joseph served as a Wagoner. 
Milit-End*26 April 1919Washington, D.C.; Upon discharge, his character was cited as excellent. 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Minnie, head of household, age 50, bn Germany, emigrated 1886 or 88; William, son, 28, doorkeeper; Frank, son, 26, driver; Josef, son, 25, carpenter/house builder; Anthony, son, 24, wagon maker; Albert, son, 23, driver; Elmer, son, 20, carpenter/house builder; Edwin, son, 20, shipyard worker; Lidwina, dau, 17, dressmaker; Arthur, son, 15; Mary, dau, 13 - all children bn MI - res on Gratiot Ave. 
(Witness) Marriage8 June 1920Sylvia Margaret Claeys, Frank Anthony Schulte; Assumption Grotto, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Joseph S. Marx officiated with witnesses Joseph Schulte and Josephine Votruba, both of Detroit. They had a 50th wedding anniversary party in 1970. 
Marriage*7 September 1921Sadie Mary Trombly; Assumption Grotto Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Joseph S. Marx performed the ceremony. Lidwina Schulte and Eugene Trombly were witnesses; Marcella Trombly was the flower girl. 
Witness: Lidwina Ann Schulte
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
(Witness) Marriage4 January 1922Estella C. Dafoe, Eugene Joseph Trombly; St. David Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father William Murphy officiated; witnesses were Joe and Sadie Schulte 
Census*10 April 1930Sadie Mary Trombly; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph F., age 35, parents bn Germany, age married 27, proprietor of gas station, owns home at 11747 Glenfield, owns radio - value $10,000, veteran WW; Sadie M., wife, age 35, mar at 27, parents b MI; RoseMarie, adopted dau, age 9/12, b MI, parents b U.S. 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Attributes*Joe was of medium height and stout build with blue eyes and light color hair in 1917. 
(Witness) OccupationErnest A. Berkholz Sr.; owned a greenhouse by Gratiot and Glenfield. The Joe Schulte family, on Glenfield, could see the greenhouse (not a pretty sight per Lidwina Schulte Geiger) from their front window. 
(Witness) Marriage2 September 1931Florence Angeline Trombly, Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte; Assumption Grotto Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Fr. Joseph S. Marx officiated with witnesses Joseph Schulte and Genevieve Trombly, both of Detrolit 
Occupationthe owner of a gas station at 11336 Gratiot in Detroit during the 1920's and 30's 
Associationbetween 1935 and 1937Detroit, Wayne, MI; Detroit Old Timers Association. It's purpose was to be " non-profit, non-partisan, non-political organization of believers in Detroit dedicated to the preservation of the traditions of old Detroit and the friendships of old Detroiters; to further the advancement of a steadfast faith and civic confidence in the future of the City of the Straits; to promote those worthwhile accomplishments of organizations and individuals that make for a greater city and for the welfare and happiness of all citizens." It's headquarters was at 556 W. Larned St. in Detroit. 
(Witness) Death5 May 1935Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; St. Joseph Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Her son, Joseph, was the informant for her death certificate. At the time of her death she lived at 13870 Gratiot. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital was written in as place of death on the certificate. 
Associationbetween 1936 and 1937Detroit, Wayne, MI; Greater East Side Republican Club. 
Association1937Detroit, Wayne, MI; the American Legion Club, initially, an organization of American World War I Veterans 
Anecdote1938Sadie's brother, Alfred, and his three young daughters, Jackie, Bevy and Gloria, came to live with Joe, Sadie and Rosemarie in 1938 after Alfred's wife died accidentally. In a request for a permit to build on property in Roseville in 1947, Joseph stated that Alfred's family had been living with him for nine years. 
Census6 April 1940Sadie Mary Trombly; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph Schulte, age 45, b MI, worked 40 hrs a week as a liquor control investigator; Sadie, wife, age 44, b MI, in supplemental area notes her parents were b in MI, Sadie related to a veteran (this would be Joe), married at age 26, number of biological children was 0); Rosemarie, ado-dau, age 10, b MI; Alfred Trombly, brother-in-law, age 30, b MI, laborer at motor parts; Jackquelyn Trombly, age 6, b MI; Beverly, niece, age 4, b MI; Gloria, niece, age 2, b MI; Henry Knoche, cousin (of Joe's), age 30, b MI, attendant at gas station (may have been Joe's as he owned one in Detroit at one time) - own home at 11747 Glenfield, value $5500 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Witness: Beverly Ann Trombly
Witness: Gloria Rose Trombly
Witness: Henry Earnest Knoche
Employment*23 June 1942Port Authority of Detroit, Detroit, MI; Joe was issued his ID card as a Captain of Port, serial # 09341303CL. His daughter, Rosemarie, had a newspaper clipping of him when he was an investigator. 
Anecdote*14 January 1944Detroit, MI; Joe received this signed letter from Governor Harry F. Kelly, another native Detroiter and World War I Vet:
     Dear Joe, Enjoyed your Christmas greeting. May yours be the happiest of '44s.
      
Association*between 19 March 1944 and 3 April 1974Veterans of Foreign Wars, Detroit, MI; Joseph was a member of VFW, Post # 3775, 330th Field Artillery 
Residence*Sadie Mary Trombly; 11747 Glenfield Ave., Detroit, MI 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
ResidenceSadie Mary Trombly; 20313 13 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI; Erin Twp, later became Roseville 
(Witness) Marriage7 September 1949Walter Samuel Jeske, Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseville, Macomb, MI; In the summer of 1974 a 25th wedding anniversary party was held at the home of daughter, Darleen, and son-in-law, Marty in St. Clair Shores MI. 
Census*18 May 1950Sadie Mary Trombly; Erin Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Schulte (indexed as Schulter - MK sent corrections for all), head of house, age 55 (written over 57), not working during last wk; Sadie, wife, age 55, doing housework; Walter Jeske (indexed Coske), son-in-law, age 22, other work; Rosemarie Jeske, dau, age 20, housework; Milford Trombly, noted as son (Sadie's brother - Alfred), age 40, widowed, working as assembler of auto parts; Jackunlyn Trombly (Jacquelyn), age 16, other work; Beverley (Beverly), age 15, other work; Gloria, age 13, other work (all of Alfred's dau's were noted as granddaugher's of Joseph) - all b MI - live in home at 20313 13 Mile Rd - Francis T. McGuine was enumerator 
Witness: Beverly Ann Trombly
Witness: Gloria Rose Trombly
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Witness: Walter Samuel Jeske
Witness: Arthur James Trombly
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Associationbetween April 1951 and June 1957Planning/Zoning Board, Erin Twp, Macomb, MI; Early Erin Township encompassed what later became the city of Roseville. 
Anecdote13 Mile Rd, St. Clair Shores, MI; Elizabeth Lenhard, daughter of Joe's uncle, John Knoche, was the organist at St. Margaret's Church where Joe and Sadie went to Mass every morning. She said she liked to play the hymns Joe knew because, "he sure could sing loud and clear." 
Vows Renew*1971Sadie Mary Trombly; St. Margaret Catholic Church, St. Clair Shores, MI; After the ceremony, a 50th Anniversary party was held for family and friends at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Roseville. 
Occupation*between 1921 and 1973Joseph's news article/obituary states he was a retired carpenter. He built boats for his family and for others. He also built houses, one of many was for his family in Roseville, for his daughter in Roseville and for others, including one for Skaye in Grosse Pointe, MI. Jackie Trombly remembered riding bikes with friends from 13 Mile over to Jefferson where the home was being built in the late 1940's; a brick wall was erected in front and the home was situated across from a peninsular area on Jefferson. As of 1999 the home was still there. Joe was also owner of the Schulte Boat Yard in his garage, the stationery noted "Expert Marine Engine Repairing." 
AnecdoteJoseph had his first stroke earlier in the year during a time of inclement weather. Sadie called Gloria and Andy Merucci, who lived nearby, to come and help her get Joe up. Gloria rode over in the ambulance holding Joe's hand during the ride to Mt. Clemen's General Hospital, while Sadie rode in the front with the driver. After being treated he had been getting around at home with the aid of a walker. One day Mariana called him on the phone, letting it ring for a few minutes so he could answer; he was so pleased to hear another voice and said, "Thanks a million for calling." Joe had a second stroke in March. 
Death*3 April 1974Mt. Clemens General Hospital, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; on a Wednesday. 
CauseDeathcerebral thrombosis and medullary failure 
Funeral6 April 1974St. Margaret Church, St. Clair Shores, Macomb, MI 
Burial*6 April 1974Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Joseph's headstone has a government marker and his widow was given a U.S. flag in honor of his military service. He is in section 15 with his wife, Sadie, and his brothers, Elmer and Edwin. 

Family

Sadie Mary Trombly b. 9 Feb 1895, d. 13 Mar 1985
Child 1.Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte+ b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995

Sadie Mary Trombly

Father*Alfred Columbus Trombly b. 13 Mar 1872, d. 15 Aug 1961
Mother*Rose Susanne Rivard b. 27 Apr 1873, d. 8 Jul 1943
Birth*9 February 1895Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Christening17 February 1895Assumption Grotto, Detroit, MI; she was christened Mary Sarah, but all her life was known as Sadie 
(Witness) Census1900Alfred Columbus Trombly; Gratiot Twp, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census4 May 1910Alfred Columbus Trombly, Rose Susanne Rivard; Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Alfred C., age 38, married 16 yrs, farmer ; Rose S., wife, age 36, mar 16 yrs, mother of 8, 8 living; Sadie, dau, age 15; Wilfred L., son, age 13; Eugene J., son, age 12; Oliver J., son, age 10; Gore C., son, age 8; Otis P., son, age 5; Raymond D., son, age 2; Alfred J., son, age 4/12; Elizabeth, mother, age 66, widow, parents b Germany - all b MI 
(Witness) Marriage23 April 1912Rose Marie Rivard, Francis Eli Rivard; St. Clair Heights, MI; Father W.J. O'Rourke officiated with witnesses Edward Dulzo and Sadie Trombly, both of Detroit 
(Witness) Census12 January 1920Alfred Columbus Trombly, Rose Susanne Rivard; Gratiot near Marley Street, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Trombley, age 47, in real estate, all in house bn MI; Rose, wife, 45; Sadie, dau, 24; Wilfred, son, 23, bookkeeper; Eugene, son, 22; Oliver, son, 20; Gore, son, 17; Otis, son, 16; Raymond, son, 12; Alfred, son 10; Leander, son, 6; Marcella, dau, 4 2/12; Beata, dau, 1 6/12 - res on Marley near Gratiot (no other occupations given) 
Married NameSchulte 
Marriage*7 September 1921Joseph Francis Schulte; Assumption Grotto Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Joseph S. Marx performed the ceremony. Lidwina Schulte and Eugene Trombly were witnesses; Marcella Trombly was the flower girl. 
Witness: Lidwina Ann Schulte
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
(Witness) Marriage4 January 1922Estella C. Dafoe, Eugene Joseph Trombly; St. David Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father William Murphy officiated; witnesses were Joe and Sadie Schulte 
Census*10 April 1930Joseph Francis Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph F., age 35, parents bn Germany, age married 27, proprietor of gas station, owns home at 11747 Glenfield, owns radio - value $10,000, veteran WW; Sadie M., wife, age 35, mar at 27, parents b MI; RoseMarie, adopted dau, age 9/12, b MI, parents b U.S. 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Census6 April 1940Joseph Francis Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Joseph Schulte, age 45, b MI, worked 40 hrs a week as a liquor control investigator; Sadie, wife, age 44, b MI, in supplemental area notes her parents were b in MI, Sadie related to a veteran (this would be Joe), married at age 26, number of biological children was 0); Rosemarie, ado-dau, age 10, b MI; Alfred Trombly, brother-in-law, age 30, b MI, laborer at motor parts; Jackquelyn Trombly, age 6, b MI; Beverly, niece, age 4, b MI; Gloria, niece, age 2, b MI; Henry Knoche, cousin (of Joe's), age 30, b MI, attendant at gas station (may have been Joe's as he owned one in Detroit at one time) - own home at 11747 Glenfield, value $5500 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Witness: Beverly Ann Trombly
Witness: Gloria Rose Trombly
Witness: Henry Earnest Knoche
Residence*Joseph Francis Schulte; 11747 Glenfield Ave., Detroit, MI 
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
ResidenceJoseph Francis Schulte; 20313 13 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI; Erin Twp, later became Roseville 
(Witness) Marriage7 September 1949Walter Samuel Jeske, Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseville, Macomb, MI; In the summer of 1974 a 25th wedding anniversary party was held at the home of daughter, Darleen, and son-in-law, Marty in St. Clair Shores MI. 
Census18 May 1950Joseph Francis Schulte; Erin Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Schulte (indexed as Schulter - MK sent corrections for all), head of house, age 55 (written over 57), not working during last wk; Sadie, wife, age 55, doing housework; Walter Jeske (indexed Coske), son-in-law, age 22, other work; Rosemarie Jeske, dau, age 20, housework; Milford Trombly, noted as son (Sadie's brother - Alfred), age 40, widowed, working as assembler of auto parts; Jackunlyn Trombly (Jacquelyn), age 16, other work; Beverley (Beverly), age 15, other work; Gloria, age 13, other work (all of Alfred's dau's were noted as granddaugher's of Joseph) - all b MI - live in home at 20313 13 Mile Rd - Francis T. McGuine was enumerator 
Witness: Beverly Ann Trombly
Witness: Gloria Rose Trombly
Witness: Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte
Witness: Walter Samuel Jeske
Witness: Arthur James Trombly
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Vows Renew*1971Joseph Francis Schulte; St. Margaret Catholic Church, St. Clair Shores, MI; After the ceremony, a 50th Anniversary party was held for family and friends at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Roseville. 
AnecdoteSadie was an excellent seamstress. She made Rosemarie's and the bridesmaid's dresses and even made miniature versions to place on keepsake dolls. She also made Mariana's and Darleen's First Communion dresses. When Mariana was about 18, Sadie taught her how to crochet granny squares. 
AnecdoteThe home of Sadie and Joseph Schulte was always open to relatives who needed a place to stay. In 1938 after her brother Alfred's wife died accidentally, he and his three young daughters became a part of the household. Jackie, Bevy and Gloria were cousins os Rosemarie, but they grew to think of each other as sisters. Sadie and Joe's granddaughters, Mariana and Darleen, would usually spend a week in the summer, going bowling, visiting Uncle Frank Schulte's farm, playing cards. Sundays and holidays were spent at the cottage on North River Rd and out on the lake on Joe Schulte's boat. 
AnecdoteHer parent's enjoyment for traveling was shared by Sadie. She was pleased to accept invitations to go visit relative in Florida, or take trips with the St. Margaret's senior citizen group, and later in life, in October of 1981, went with a tour group to Rome, which included Liz Edgar, a neighbor of her daughter's - they were thrilled to have the opportunity to see the Pope. 
AnecdoteSadie also relished walking to any destination, even if it involved many miles, and continued to do so for most of her life. She did not want to be what she considered a burden to anyone, so she would set out on her own. One wintry morning in early 1977, while she was on her way to church, a car slid on the ice, knocking Sadie to the street. She was off her feet for quite a while then, a condition she did not like.

Sadie recuperated at the home of her sister, Marcella Banach. She was grateful for all the support she received, but was glad to get back to her own home, where she could hang her laundry to dry in a fresh breeze, and plant her vegetable garden 
Anecdote*Sadie's faith was a central part of her life. She and Joe attended Mass every day. Her granddaughter, Mariana, often accompanied them when staying over for a visit and also was glad to take her grandmother to the Stations of the Cross when she was old enough to drive. Mariana was proud to have her grandmother as her Confirmation sponsor.

Her church and the Red Cross were thankful for the time she volunteered. Sadie attended church every morning and was well known, being warmly received at all events. She was active with the Red Cross in Roseville, Macomb County, for the last 15 years of her life. 
AnecdotePhotos of Sadie reveal a lady who enjoyed her long life and portray her beauty. She and Joe corresponded during the Great War when he was in France, where he wrote home of seeing Notre Dame and walked the land of Sadie's ancestors, but those letters referred to in Joe's war diary have not been found. He called her his sweetheart. 
AnecdoteIn November 1982 Sadie was diagnosed with breast cancer, for which she had radiation treatment and then declined more. Late in 1984 she became a hospice patient of Bon Secours. She died at the home her hsuband Joe had built on 13 Mile Rd in Rosevill in 1947. 
CauseDeathhad breast cancer 
Death*13 March 1985at home, Roseville, Macomb, MI; on a Wednesday. March 13 was the birth date of her father. 
Funeral16 March 1985St. Margaret Church, St. Clair Shores, Macomb, MI 
Burial*16 March 1985Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI 

Family

Joseph Francis Schulte b. 7 Nov 1894, d. 3 Apr 1974
Child 1.Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte+ b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995

Walter Samuel Jeske

Father*Samuel Jeske b. 4 Jul 1890, d. 27 Apr 1964
Mother*Theresa Maria Oelenkamp b. 29 Jul 1898, d. 5 Apr 1960
NicknameWally or Walt 
Birth*1 June 1927Detroit, Wayne, MI; He weighed 13 lbs. 
(Witness) Census9 April 1930Samuel Jeske, Theresa Maria Oelenkamp; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Samuel, age 39, bn Poland, age married 35, painter; Theresa, wife, age 31, bn Germany, age married 27; Walter, son, age 2 9/12, bn MI; Edward, son, age (looks like 1 6/12, but there is a vertical cross mark over the numer 3 before 6/12), bn MI; Charles Clemen, boarder, age 31, married at age 23, b Germany, immigrated 1929, laborer at auto factory - res 11883 St. Patrick Ave., own home, value $8800, own radio 
(Witness) AnecdoteKathryn M. Bauer; Katie was a classmate at one time of Walter Jeske, her cousin Rosemarie's future husband. 
(Witness) Census12 April 1940Samuel Jeske, Theresa Maria Oelenkamp; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Sam Jeske, age 49, b Poland, 8 yrs of school, painter for building co; Theresa, wife, age 41, b Germany, 8 yrs of school; next pg: Walter, son, age 12, in 7th grade, b MI; Margaret, dau, age 6, b MI; Esther, dau, age 4, b MI - own home at 12506 Barlow, value $1600 
Education*He attended Denby Romeo High School in Detroit MI from 1944-45, graduating in 1945 before joining the Seabees. 
Milit-Beg*May 1945U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL; He served in the SeaBees and was stationed in Rhode Island, California, Guam and Manus. His service # was 315 06 51.
Hw was awarded the American Area Campaign Medla, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and Victory Medal. 
EducationPublic Act 181 of 2001 provided special recognition for military service of WWII veterans authorizing the board of MI school districts to award a high school diploma to veterans. As Walter had resided in Roseville at the time he entered service, his daughter, Mariana, applied to the Roseville School District for a high school diploma for him. One was awarded to Walter in June 2002 and sent to his family. 
Marriage*7 September 1949Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseville, Macomb, MI; In the summer of 1974 a 25th wedding anniversary party was held at the home of daughter, Darleen, and son-in-law, Marty in St. Clair Shores MI. 
Witness: Samuel Jeske
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Marion Kathleen Schulte
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Witness: Theodore A. Banach Jr
Witness: Arlene Marie Lyons
Witness: Michael Carl Berkholz
Witness: Theresa Maria Oelenkamp
Anecdote*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Father McScherry performed the wedding ceremony at a 9:00 a.m. Mass. Michael Berkholz was the best man. Jacquelyn Trombly was the maid of honor. Bridemaids were Marion Schulte and Mary Davis; bridegrooms were Phil Bonner and Donald Kortes. Ted Banach, Jr. was the ring bearer and Arlene Lyons was the flower girl.

Phil later moved to Glennie in northeast MI with his family. He died 25 February 2008.

Rosemarie wanted to be married on her parent's anniversary. The wedding reception was held at her parent's home. Afterwards, Rosemarie and Walter traveled throughout Michigan for their honeymoon. 
(Witness) Census18 May 1950Joseph Francis Schulte, Sadie Mary Trombly; Erin Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Schulte (indexed as Schulter - MK sent corrections for all), head of house, age 55 (written over 57), not working during last wk; Sadie, wife, age 55, doing housework; Walter Jeske (indexed Coske), son-in-law, age 22, other work; Rosemarie Jeske, dau, age 20, housework; Milford Trombly, noted as son (Sadie's brother - Alfred), age 40, widowed, working as assembler of auto parts; Jackunlyn Trombly (Jacquelyn), age 16, other work; Beverley (Beverly), age 15, other work; Gloria, age 13, other work (all of Alfred's dau's were noted as granddaugher's of Joseph) - all b MI - live in home at 20313 13 Mile Rd - Francis T. McGuine was enumerator 
Residence*between August 1956 and April 1991Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; 35910 Larchwood, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Winshall Villa Subdivision, lot 424 
Residencebetween April 1991 and June 1995Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; 18433 Cranbrook, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; The zip code and city were changed in the summer of 1992 from 48044, Mt. Clemens to 48038, Clinton Twp. by the U.S. Postal Service. 
(Witness) Event-MiscRosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; godmother of Michael A. Schulte, son of Jack and Katie Schulte; Wally was Michael's godfather; Rosie had other godchildren as well 
Educationtook some technical courses at Unv of MI and the General Motors Institute 
Event-Misc*1977in a serious car accident after falling asleep at the wheel 
Anecdote*He belonged to Boy Scout Troop 45 at Wilkins School. As an adult he was on many committees for Troop 202 in Macomb County.
In the 1970's he became Scoutmaster for that Troop. He received many awards including Order of the Arrow, Society of George, Special Scoutmaster, Wood Badge and the Jerusalem Cross.
He attended camp and seminars at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron NM.
On May 23, 1978 he was awarded the Silver Beaver at the Rochester Elks Club for all his work with the Clinton Valley Council. 
Event-Misc*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Wally and Rosie went to England in 1976 for the Boy Scout's Wood Badge 50th Reunion at Gilwell Park in London; to Orlando FL a few times for Tupperware Jubilees.
They especially enjoyed their Hawaiian cruise and time in Hawaii.
They also went on many road trips to different U.S. states with some of the Larchwood neighbors. 
Occupation*Walter was a retired Quality Control Engineer for General Motors.
He had also, as a young adult, helped his father-in-law build houses, including his and Rosemarie's first home in Roseville.
He was a journeyman tool & die maker for some years at a small tool and die shop on Groesbeck called Warren Plastics & Engineering; Ted Banach Sr would ride along with him when he worked there, too. 
Vows Renew*16 April 1989Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; St. Thecla, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Father DiGiulio said the 10 o'clock Sunday Mass for all the couples. A reception followed in the parish hall. Rosie and Wally, along with their children and grandchildren, celebrated 40 years together at the Fern Hill Country Club on Clinton River Rd. 
AnecdoteRosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; Rosie and Wally enjoyed traveling together and with the Larchwood Neighbors. Their travels included many continental States, Canada, England in 1976, and Hawaii in September 1976. Rosie aslo went on road trips with just the Larchwood girls. After 1995 the girls would always have a toast in her honor. 
Event-MiscGroomsman Phil Bonner and family lived on Rochelle in Detroit. Phil and his wife, Betty, retired to Glennie in northeast MI. Phil died 25 Feb 2008. 
CauseDeathhad congestive heart failure 
Death*17 April 1998at home, Clinton Township, Macomb, MI 
Funeral20 April 1998St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Pall bearers were grandson Bryan Shipway, son-in-law Robert Kopacz, sons Alan and Robert Jeske, nephew Kevin Schoel and cousin Claudia's husband Bill Grill.

Matt Maddox, sololist, sang "Our Father", "Ava Maria" and "Amazing Grace" 
Burial*20 April 1998Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Walter's children were given a U.S. flag in honor of his military service. He is beside his wife, Rosemarie in section 21, lot 919, grave # 4 

Family

Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
Children 1.Mariana Rose Jeske+
 2.Darleen Marie Jeske+
 3.Alan Joseph Jeske+ b. 5 Jun 1955, d. 23 Nov 2005
 4.Kathleen Mary Jeske+ b. 30 Aug 1956, d. 28 Jul 2007
 5.Steven Walter Jeske b. 4 Jan 1958, d. 6 Jan 1958
 6.Robert James Jeske b. 6 Jul 1959, d. 19 Sep 2000

Margaret Helen Dutcher

Father*(?) Dutcher
NoteThe name James given for her father on her death certificate may be incorrect. In the New York Census for 1850 none of the James fit agewise. There was a Seth B. Dutcher who had a 14 year old gr-daughter named Helen, Margaret's middle name, living in Granby, Oswego County, NY. In 1855 there was a Helen M. Dutcher living in Oswego age noted as 19. 
Birth*17 March 1837Oswego County, NY 
Census15 July 1850Franklinville, Cattaraugus, NY; Dillis Dutcher, age 44, farmer; Hannah, age 40; James, age 16; Margaret, age 14; Edwin L., age 11; Mary A., age 1 - all b NY (this county is farther west and south and Oswego with several counties in between) 
Census15 September 1850Granby, Oswego, NY; possible: Seth B. Dutcher, age 67, no occ, b NY ; Artemesia, age 59, b CT; Ophra (Ophelia?), age 30 (?); Helen, age 14; Julia, age 7 - children b NY 
Note*Seth & Artemesia too old to be parents of Helen & Julia, perhaps grandparents? No Margaret's in Oswego census in 1850. In 1860, Seth & Artemesia do not have any other members in their household. 
Anecdote*Fred E. Dutcher of 114 White St in Syracuse NY placed this notice in the Gazette and Farmer's Journal - Baldwinsville - "Dutcher Family Sought - Can anyone give any information regarding the family of Seth Dutcher, whose wife was Artemesia Tyler, who lived near the Lysander-Granby town line many years ago? Answer If you ever heard of them. 
Census*11 June 1855Oswego Town, Oswego, NY; enumerated with Wilcox family: Hellen M. Dutcher, domestic, age 19, born in Oswego County 
Married NameLewis 
Marriage*circa 1858James Lewis; NY; In the 1855 New York State Census, James was married to Betsy. In the 1860 U.S. Census for Oswego, NY, he was married to Margaret. 
Census12 July 1860James Lewis; Oswego Town, Oswego, NY; James Lewis, age 35, b England, blacksmith; Margaret, age 23; Henry, age 13; Anna E., age 11; George, age 9; Rosetta, age 7; Mary I or J, age 4; Emma, age 6/12 - rest b NY 
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Witness: Anna Eliza Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Henry J. Lewis
Witness: Mary Jane Lewis
Event-Misc*31 March 1865James Lewis; Oswego, Oswego, NY; returned to NY to sell their house and blacksmith shop to Jacob Wright 
Census*July 1870James Lewis; Pine Grove, Van Buren, MI; James, age 47 blacksmith; Margaret and all children except John bn NY; John bn MI; Margaret, age 33, keeping house; George, age 18, laborer; Rosetta, age 16; Mary, age 14; Emma, age 10; Charles, age 7; John, age 3. 
Witness: Charles Benjamin Lewis
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: John Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Mary Jane Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Census18 June 1880James Lewis; Pine Grove Twp., Van Buren, MI; James Lewis, age 56, farmer, b England, parents b England; next pg: Margaret Lewis, age 41, b NY, parents b NY, housekeeping; George, son, age 27, farmer; Rosetta, dau, age 26, housekeeping; Mary, dau, age 24, housekeeping; Emma, dau, age 20; Charlie, son, age 17, farmer; all previous children b NY; John, son, age 13, farmer; Freddy, son, age 9 - two youngest b MI 
Witness: Charles Benjamin Lewis
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: John Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Witness: Frederick L. Lewis
(Witness) Census17 January 1920Emma Lewis; Pine Grove Twp, Van Buren, MI; Emma McDougal, age 59, widow, b NY, father b England, mother b NY; Margarate Lewis, mother, age 77 (actually older), b NY, parents b NY (Rosetta Earl, Emma's sister, age 65, b NY, enumerated right after) 
Death*3 August 1928Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeath3 August 1928Margaret had arteriosclerosis and neuralgia 
Burial*5 August 1928Kendall Cemetery, Pine Grove Twp, Van Buren, MI 

Family

James Lewis b. 10 Jun 1822, d. 8 Apr 1892
Children 1.Emma Lewis+ b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 24 Feb 1927
 2.Charles Benjamin Lewis+ b. 6 Oct 1862, d. 21 Jun 1945
 3.John Lewis b. 27 Nov 1864, d. 9 Nov 1923
 4.Frederick L. Lewis+ b. 14 Jul 1871, d. 1 Jun 1928

John Andrew Gouderjan

Father*George W. Gouderjan b. 23 Jul 1887, d. 21 Dec 1942
Mother*Wilhelmina Haan b. 9 Oct 1893, d. 12 May 1946
Birth*9 September 1914Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920George W. Gouderjan, Wilhelmina Haan; Ward 4, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; George, 31, bn MI, father bn Holland, mother bn NJ, laborer in paper mill; Minnie, wife, 26, bn MI, parents bn Holland; John, son, 5, bn MI; Anna, dau 1 6/12, bn MI - res on Park Maple St. enumerated right after George's parents, who lived on Maple 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930George W. Gouderjan, Wilhelmina Haan; Ward 4, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; George W. Gouderjan (indexed as Goudeyan), age 42, married at 26, father b Netherlands, mother b NJ, finisher at paper mill ; Minnie, wife, age 35, mar at 20, parents b Netherlands; John A., son, age 15; Anna M., dau, age 11 - all b MI - own home, res at 1916 S. Park, value $2,000 
Occupation*between 1940 and 1980worked at the Allied Paper Company, retiring in 1980. 
Milit-Beg*John served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Trinidad and France and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. He received the Good Conduct Medal and Victory Ribbons. 
Marriage*30 August 1946Helen Margaret Lewis; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Helen's brother, Robert Steven Lewis, and John's sister, Anne, were witnesses. 
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Witness: Anne M. Gouderjan
Note*Helen Margaret Lewis; The name Gouderjan is pronounced God-er-jan. 
Residence*Helen Margaret Lewis; Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 
Census*3 April 1950Helen Margaret Lewis; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; John A. Gouderjan, age 35, b MI, paper finisher at paper mill; Helen M., wife, age 40, b MI, housework- reside 713 - lower level - W. Cedar St 
Anecdote*His dog, Beulah, and cat, Lucky, were his pals, often keeping him company while he gardened and grew roses. John was also a member of the Portage Senior Center and of the First Baptist Church. 
CauseDeathJohn was cleaning the gutters with a blower and fell off the ladder, hit his head and died after being rushed to the hospital 
Death*24 October 1994Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*28 October 1994Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Helen Margaret Lewis b. 3 Feb 1909, d. 28 Mar 1997

James Lewis

Birth*10 June 1822Gloucestershire, England; His age was given as 32 for the 1855 NY state census. 
Emigration28 May 1842possible: James Lewis, age 20, farmer, departed Liverpool, England on the Patrick Henry, arrived in New York; also listed were a Mrs. Lewis, age 52 and two Miss Lewis', ages 22 and 16, expected to settle in Canada 
Emigration*1844per obituary 
Marriage*circa 1846Betsy Stoughtenger; Cold Springs, Onondaga, NY; James and Betsy married about 1846 most likely in Cold Springs, Onondaga County, NY. Betsy was born in this county. 
Residence1849Oswego, Oswego, NY; According to the 1855 State Census of NY, James and his family had been living in Oswego since 1849. The 1850 Federal Census showed them in the household of John Warren, a blacksmith. 
Naturalization*5 February 1851Oswego, Oswego, NY 
Census*1 June 1855Betsy Stoughtenger; town of, Oswego, Oswego, NY; James, age 32, b England, blacksmith; Betsy, wife, age 25 (28?), b Onondaga NY; Henry J., age 6; Ann Eliza, age 5; George M., age 3; Rosetta, age 1 - all children b Oswego NY 
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Henry J. Lewis
Witness: Anna Eliza Lewis
Marriage*circa 1858Margaret Helen Dutcher; NY; In the 1855 New York State Census, James was married to Betsy. In the 1860 U.S. Census for Oswego, NY, he was married to Margaret. 
Occupation1860blacksmith, Oswego, NY 
Census12 July 1860Margaret Helen Dutcher; Oswego Town, Oswego, NY; James Lewis, age 35, b England, blacksmith; Margaret, age 23; Henry, age 13; Anna E., age 11; George, age 9; Rosetta, age 7; Mary I or J, age 4; Emma, age 6/12 - rest b NY 
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Witness: Anna Eliza Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Henry J. Lewis
Witness: Mary Jane Lewis
Residence1863Gobles, Van Buren, MI 
Event-Misc*31 March 1865Margaret Helen Dutcher; Oswego, Oswego, NY; returned to NY to sell their house and blacksmith shop to Jacob Wright 
Occupation*1870blacksmith, Pine Grove Twp, Van Buren, MI 
Census*July 1870Margaret Helen Dutcher; Pine Grove, Van Buren, MI; James, age 47 blacksmith; Margaret and all children except John bn NY; John bn MI; Margaret, age 33, keeping house; George, age 18, laborer; Rosetta, age 16; Mary, age 14; Emma, age 10; Charles, age 7; John, age 3. 
Witness: Charles Benjamin Lewis
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: John Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Mary Jane Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Census18 June 1880Margaret Helen Dutcher; Pine Grove Twp., Van Buren, MI; James Lewis, age 56, farmer, b England, parents b England; next pg: Margaret Lewis, age 41, b NY, parents b NY, housekeeping; George, son, age 27, farmer; Rosetta, dau, age 26, housekeeping; Mary, dau, age 24, housekeeping; Emma, dau, age 20; Charlie, son, age 17, farmer; all previous children b NY; John, son, age 13, farmer; Freddy, son, age 9 - two youngest b MI 
Witness: Charles Benjamin Lewis
Witness: George A. Lewis
Witness: John Lewis
Witness: Rosetta Lewis
Witness: Emma Lewis
Witness: Frederick L. Lewis
Residence1889110 W. Frank, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Charles Benjamin Lewis
Witness: John Lewis
Witness: Frederick L. Lewis
Residence*April 1892913 N. Rose, Kalamazoo, MI; This is given as Charles and his wife Frances' address in the 1900 Census. 
CauseDeath8 April 1892James died of heart disease. His obituary states his illness was of several months' duration. 
Death*8 April 1892Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; His obituary states he left a widow and seven children all grown to manhood and womanhood. 
Burial*10 April 1892Kendall Cemetery, Pine Grove Township, Van Buren, MI; James and Margaret are in lot 87. Charles and Frances; and Fred and Lillie are in lot 88. George and Melissa are in lot 127. 

Family 1

Betsy Stoughtenger b. c 1827, d. c 1857
Children 1.Henry J. Lewis+ b. 1848, d. 31 Oct 1881
 2.Anna Eliza Lewis b. c 1849, d. b 1892
 3.George A. Lewis+ b. 14 Jan 1851, d. 19 Jan 1912
 4.Rosetta Lewis b. Jan 1854, d. 26 Jan 1931
 5.Mary Jane Lewis+ b. 17 Apr 1856, d. 22 Mar 1927

Family 2

Margaret Helen Dutcher b. 17 Mar 1837, d. 3 Aug 1928
Children 1.Emma Lewis+ b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 24 Feb 1927
 2.Charles Benjamin Lewis+ b. 6 Oct 1862, d. 21 Jun 1945
 3.John Lewis b. 27 Nov 1864, d. 9 Nov 1923
 4.Frederick L. Lewis+ b. 14 Jul 1871, d. 1 Jun 1928

Charles Benjamin Lewis

Father*James Lewis b. 10 Jun 1822, d. 8 Apr 1892
Mother*Margaret Helen Dutcher b. 17 Mar 1837, d. 3 Aug 1928
Birth*6 October 1862Oswego, Oswego, NY 
(Witness) CensusJuly 1870James Lewis, Margaret Helen Dutcher; Pine Grove, Van Buren, MI; James, age 47 blacksmith; Margaret and all children except John bn NY; John bn MI; Margaret, age 33, keeping house; George, age 18, laborer; Rosetta, age 16; Mary, age 14; Emma, age 10; Charles, age 7; John, age 3. 
(Witness) Census18 June 1880James Lewis, Margaret Helen Dutcher; Pine Grove Twp., Van Buren, MI; James Lewis, age 56, farmer, b England, parents b England; next pg: Margaret Lewis, age 41, b NY, parents b NY, housekeeping; George, son, age 27, farmer; Rosetta, dau, age 26, housekeeping; Mary, dau, age 24, housekeeping; Emma, dau, age 20; Charlie, son, age 17, farmer; all previous children b NY; John, son, age 13, farmer; Freddy, son, age 9 - two youngest b MI 
(Witness) Marriage22 February 1885David Slack, Mary Jane Lewis; Pine Grove Twp., Van Buren, MI; witnesses were Charles Lewis and George Lewis, both of Gobleville; George W. Daines, minister officiated; recorded 18 May 1885 in Van Buren County. 
Residence1889110 W. Frank, Kalamazoo, MI 
Occupationbetween 1889 and 1903blacksmith, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Residence1889James Lewis; 110 W. Frank, Kalamazoo, MI 
Baptism3 April 1889Bethel Baptish Church, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Marriage24 December 1889Frances Davis, John Lewis; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; J. Nat Walter, J. of P. officiated; witnesses were Charles Lewis and Dean Hill, both of Kalamazoo. Frances was first married to Mr. Richerstine 
Marriage*16 May 1894Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Witnesses were Nellie Terry and M.C. Warner of Kalamazoo. Parents of Charles - James Lewis and Margaret Dutch. Parents of Fannie Frelink - Gerrett Frelink and Helen Smith. 
Anecdote*14 May 1944Frances Mabel Frielink; A dinner at the home of their son Harold and open house at the home of their son Francis was held in celebration of Charles and Frances' golden wedding anniversary on Sunday 14 May 1944. 
(Witness) Marriage11 March 1896Jennie Gauw, John William Rychel; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. George K. McDonald officiated with witnesses Mr. Chas. Lewis and Mr. Will Frielink, both of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) AnecdoteGrace Ethel Nason; from a Kalamazoo news clipping, probably late 1890's based on Grace Nason being in her teens then: "In honor of Miss Grace Nason of Pueblo, Colorado, a company of relatives met at Lake View Wednesday afternoon and evening. There were about forty present, inclucing the families of Jacob Van de Berg, G. Frielink, Jacob Rychel, John Rychel, W. H. Frielink, Charles Lewis, John Frielink, Ralph Vissier, Wm. Stewart, A. Van de Berg, Mrs. Minnie Pfeiffer, Cora and Abe Nason. Arrangements were made for holding a Nason reunion every year." 
Census13 June 1900Frances Mabel Frielink; Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles Lewis, age 35, b Oct 1864 in NY, (age & birth yr are off), married 6yrs, father b England, mother b NY, blacksmith; Fannie, wife, age 28, b March 1872 in MI, mar 6yrs, mother of 2, 2 living, father b Germany, mother b Holland; Harold, son, age 5, b April 1895 in MI; Arthur, son, age 2, b June 1897 in MI - reside 913 N. Rose 
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
(Witness) Marriage2 July 1901John VanderVelde, Cora Vanderberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Miss Cora Vanderberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Vanderberg, and John VanderVelde . . . The flower girls, Abbie Vanderberg, sister of the bride, and Dena Sikkenga. Attending the bride was Miss Katherine Ramaker of Chicago. The groom was attended by his brother, Henry Vandervelde, as best man. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jones, Findlay, OH, John Vanderberg, Otsego (MI), Mr. and Mrs. David Moore, Chicago, Henry Coons, Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis, Augusta, Mr. and Mrs. John Nason, Staples Minn, Miss Grace Nason, Pueblo, Colo. 
Residence*1905Augusta, MI 
Census15 April 1910Frances Mabel Frielink; Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles, age 47, married 16yrs, b NY, father b England, can't read mother's birth place, farmer on own farm ; Fannie, wife, age 35, married 16yrs, mother of 4, 4 living, parents b Holland; Harold, son, age 15; Arthur, son, age 12; Francis, son, age 5; Helen, dau, age 3 - all children b MI - can't read name of road 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Residence1920Frances Mabel Frielink; 620 N. Westnedge St., Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Lillie M. Frielink
Witness: James Kenneth Lewis
Witness: Frederick L. Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Census*January 1920Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles B, age 58, bn NY; Fannie, wife, age 48, bn MI; Harold, son, age 24, office clerk; Arthur G., son, age 22, bn, printer at newspaper; Francis L., age 15,; Helen M., dau, age 12; Robert, son, age 8, children all bn MI. E.D. 152, Sheet 18B, image 26 Ancestry.com 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Harold Charles Lewis
Witness: Arthur Gordon Lewis
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
AnecdoteFrances Mabel Frielink; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis entertained at their home in North Westnedge avenue recently in honor of Mrs. Grace Nason Welte, of Colorado Springs. Mrs. Welte is president of the Colorado and Wyoming division of the Daughters of Veterans, and has been attending the national G.A.R. encampment in Grand Rapids. A luncheon was served to 25 relatives and friends. 
Witness: Grace Ethel Nason
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
CensusApril 1930Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Chas Lewis, age 68, b NY, father b England, m b NY, married age 28, laborer at corset factory; Fannie, wife, age 58, b MI, parents father b Germany, m b Holland, married age 22; Helen, dau, age 23, b MI, single; Robert, son, age 19, b MI, single, laborer in broker office - res 415 Davis 
Witness: Helen Margaret Lewis
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
OccupationWhile he was employed as the first conductor on the interurban out of Kalamazoo, he moved his family to Augusta, half way between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. When the 1910 census was taken he farmed in Oshtemo Twp. In later years he worked at the Hanselman Candy Company in Kalamazoo. At the family house on Davis, he rented out rooms to college students in the later 1920's. 
Census24 April 1940Frances Mabel Frielink; Ward 3, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles Lewis, age 78, 6 yrs of school, b NY, night watchman at wholesale corset co; Fanny, wife, age 69, c-2, b MI; next pg: Robert Lewis, son, age 26, single, c-2, b MI, corset cutter at corset factory - reside 415 Davis St. 
Witness: Robert Steven Lewis
Occupation*Grace Corset Co, Kalamazoo, MI; as a maintenance engineer. He retired in 1942. 
Anecdote*Charles enjoyed reading, sports and his victory garden. Daughter, Helen, recalled him as a funny man. Grandson, Art Jr., remembered Charlie as an optimistic man of good spirits; they enjoyed listening to Tiger baseball games on the radio. 
Residence*1944Frances Mabel Frielink; 713 West Cedar, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Note*Charles was survived by his wife, daughter, four sons and six grandchildren -- Mildred, Vern, Art Jr., Wes, Robert and Corby (seven including Rosemarie Schulte). 
Death*21 June 1945Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; suddenly after a brief illness 
Funeral25 June 1945Truesdale Chapel, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*25 June 1945Kendall Cemetery, Van Buren County, MI 

Family

Frances Mabel Frielink b. 20 Mar 1872, d. 4 Feb 1947
Children 1.Harold Charles Lewis+ b. 12 Apr 1895, d. 23 Oct 1958
 2.Arthur Gordon Lewis+ b. 28 Jun 1897, d. 12 May 1957
 3.Francis Llewellyn Lewis+ b. 20 Dec 1904, d. 1 Jan 2004
 4.Helen Margaret Lewis+ b. 3 Feb 1909, d. 28 Mar 1997
 5.Robert Steven Lewis+ b. 26 Jan 1911, d. 2 Nov 1983

Royal John Gibson

Father*Roy Ira Gibson b. 14 Sep 1873, d. 24 Feb 1928
Mother*Mary Helen Bricker b. 7 Jul 1874, d. 23 Dec 1958
NicknameAmaranth (from his Fond du Lac High School yearbook) 
Birth*16 July 1905Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, WI 
(Witness) Census15 April 1910Roy Ira Gibson, Mary Helen Bricker; Taycheedah Twp., Fond du Lac, WI; Roy Gibson, b WI, parents b Vermont, head of house, age 37, married 17yrs, market gardener; Mary, wife, age 36, mar 17yrs, mother of 4, 3 living b WI, father b England, mother b OH; Vernon, son, age 13; Ross, son, age 5; Royal, son, age 5 - children b WI; Addie Langworthy, aunt, age 76, b OH, parents b England (Addie, sister of Mary's mother, Helen) 
Education*between 1920 and 1923Fond du Lac High School, Fond du Lac, MI 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Roy Ira Gibson, Mary Helen Bricker; Ward 2, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, WI; Roy J. (?), age 46, parents b Vermont, occ faded out ; Mary H., wife, age 45, father b England, mother b OH ; Ross B., son, age 14; Royal J., son, age 14 - all b WI 
Residence*between 1926 and 1930Kalamazoo, MI; The 1926, 27 & 28 Kalamazoo City Directories do not have a separate listing for Royal Gibson. Charles Lewis does not list his boarders when he lived at 415 Davis Street. In 1929 Royal is listed as living in Williams Hall on Kalamazoo College Campus. 
Education1930Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI 
Education1934Hartford Seminary, Hartford, CT; Royal John obtained his clinical training in Boston in 1942. 
Marriage*27 May 1934Elsie Edith Fuller 
Census*17 April 1940Elsie Edith Fuller; Ward 1, Glendive, Dawson, MT; Royal Gibson, age 34, 4yrs college, b WI, clergy; Elsie, wife, age 32, 4yrs college, b IL; Royal B., son, age 3, b MT; next pg: David A. Gibson, son, age 9/12, b MT - renting at 217 South Merrill - in 1935 lived in Martardis ME 
Witness: David Andre Gibson
Witness: Royal Bricker Gibson
Occupation*between 1942 and 1971Between 1942 to 1949 he served as a minister in Montana, Minnesota, and Maine before moving to Oklahoma in 1949, then to Hartford in 1963. In Hartford he was a member of Emmanuel Congregational Church. 
Census13 April 1950Elsie Edith Fuller; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK; Royal J. Gibson, age 44, b WI, minister/ confernece superintendent of churches; Elsie E., wife, age 42, b OH, housework; Royal B., son, age 14, b MT; David A., son, age 10, b MT - reside 2732 N.W. 20th 
Witness: David Andre Gibson
Witness: Royal Bricker Gibson
Anecdote* 
CauseDeathhad pancreatic cancer along with a heart attack 
Death*22 January 1986Hartford, Hartford County, CT 
Funeral*Hartford, CT; Royal John Gibson was cremated by Cedar Hill Cemetery. His memorial service was held on Sunday, February 2, 1986 at Emmanuel Congregational Church. 
BurialElijah Kellogg Church Cemetery, Harpswell, ME 

Family

Elsie Edith Fuller b. 3 Oct 1907, d. 9 Nov 2003
Children 1.Royal Bricker Gibson+ b. 1 May 1936, d. 1 Sep 2019
 2.David Andre Gibson+ b. 12 Jul 1939, d. 27 Mar 2004

Arthur Aaron Wiers

Father*Ben Wiers b. 6 Jan 1871, d. 8 Sep 1930
Mother*Bertha Rose Smith b. 29 Mar 1871, d. 19 Jul 1963
Birth*24 November 1909Muskegon, Muskegon, MI 
(Witness) Census22 April 1910Ben Wiers, Bertha Rose Smith; Ward 2, Muskegon, Muskegon, MI; Ben Wiers (indexed Wiles), age 39, married 12yrs, b Holland, parents b Holland, immigrated 1881, machine hand at furniture factory; Bertha, wife, age 39, mar 12yrs, mother of 4, 4 living, b IN, parents b U.S.; Adeline, dau, age 12; Chrisy, son, age 7; Margaret, dau, age 3; Arthur, son, age 5/12 - children b MI - reside at 45 Elizabeth 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Ben Wiers, Bertha Rose Smith; Muskegon, Muskegon, MI; Soundex: Ben age 48; Bertha, age 48; Edaline, age 21; Margaret, age 12; Arthur, age 10; Charles (perhaps a nephew?), age 25, bn IN, parents bn IN, a screw machine worker with Ben. 
(Witness) ResidenceBertha Rose Smith, Ben Wiers; 561 Ada Ave, Muskegon, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Bertha Rose Smith, Ben Wiers; Muskegon, Muskegon, MI; Ben, age 59, b Netherlands, immigrated 1881, na, married at 26, machinist; Bertha, wife, age 59, b IN, married at 26; Arthur, son, age 20, works at furniture factory - res 561 Ada Ave. 
Marriage*5 June 1943Helen Margaret Lewis; Muskegon, Muskegon, MI; Jack Christensen & Adelaide (Wiers) Christensen were witnesses. Rev. William Chapman performed the ceremony. 
Witness: Clara Adeline Wiers
Witness: Jacob T. "Jack" Christensen
CauseDeathdied on the U.S.S. Luce, which was sunk during WWII 
Anecdote*Helen learned about Arthur's death not long before her father died. 
Death*4 May 1945World War II, in the Pacific near Okinawa; Arthur, a Seaman First Class in the U.S. Navy, was listed missing in action and awarded a Purple Heart. He is interred in Hawaii with his name included on a memorial plaque there. 

Family

Helen Margaret Lewis b. 3 Feb 1909, d. 28 Mar 1997

Darleen Marie Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
(Witness) Death20 June 1995Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte; her home, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Mariana, Jill and Darleen were at Rosemarie's side at the time of her death. Her other children and as many grandchildren as possible were nearby. 

Family 1

Martin James Shipway b. 14 Jan 1952, d. 17 Sep 2022
Children 1.Bryan Keith Shipway+
 2.Craig Martin Shipway+
 3.Stacey Marie Shipway+

Family 2

Donald Wayne Pillen b. 13 Dec 1952, d. 24 Mar 2019
Child 1.Dallas John Pillen

Alan Joseph Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
Birth*5 June 1955St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
Baptism15 June 1955Sacred Heart, Roseville, Macomb, MI; Cy (Cyril) Van Agen and Beverly Trombly served as godparents. Father Raymond Clancy was the Pastor. (Cy had at one time wanted to marry Bevy. His family had owned much of the property across from Joe and Sadie Schulte's home on 13 Mile and farmed it. Cy later married someone else, lived for awhile in the home of Joe and Sadie, which had been converted into a duplex in the late 1960's, then moved to northern MI to open a sod farm.) 
Witness: Beverly Ann Trombly
Milit-Beg*Alan went to sign up for the Marines, but they told him his eyesight prohibited him from being accepted, so he attended Macomb County Community College for a couple of years. 
Employment*Lionel Train Co. in Mt. Clemens for a few years along with his sister, Kathy, and future wife, Sandy 
Occupation*1989Alan Jeske and Denny Chabot started Alden Hydraulic, Inc. in 1989 after several years of sevice in the hydraulic repair department at a large forklift company. They moved to a larger facility located on Production Drive in April 1997.

Al assumed sole ownership in February 2000 so that Denny could pursue a carreer with his church. Bryan Shipway, Al's nephew, returned to Alden Hydraulics in 2000 when Al was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Bryan was previously employed with Alden but had left to assist his father to start Shipway X-Ray. He assumed sole ownership in January 2004 and continued until 2008 to provide the same level of quality service at competitive rates that Al and Denny established. 
CauseDeathhad kidney cancer 
Death*23 November 2005at home, Algonac, St. Clair, MI; the day before Thanksgiving 
Note*Alan was survived by his wife, Sandra; daughter, Stephanie (Derek) Pizor of Algonac; siblings, Mariana (Robert) Kopacz of Ann Arbor, Darleen Shipway and Kathleen Jeske of Clinton Twp.; mother and father-in-law, Grace (William) Buchholz of St. Clair; special friends, Gard and Annette Adams and Noel and Betsy Conte; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Rosemarie Jeske; brothers, Steven and Robert. 
Funeral29 November 2005Immaculate Conception Church, Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; officiated by Father David G. Burgard at 11 a.m. Gendernalik Funeral Home on 23 Mile Rd. in New Baltimore handled the arrangements. A luncheon was served at the VFW Hall on 23 Mile near the funeral home. 
Burial*29 November 2005Sacred Heart Cemetery, Anchorville, MI; near Lake St. Clair where Alan loved to take his boat and near the church where he loved to hear the children's choir at Sunday morning Mass. 

Kathleen Mary Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
Birth*30 August 1956St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
BaptismSeptember 1956St. Thecla, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Ted Banach and Marion Boelte served as the godparents. Father Rzeznik was the Pastor. 
Witness: Theodore A. Banach Jr
Witness: Marion Johanna Boelte
Education*1974Clintondale High School, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 
Occupation*a registered respiratory therapist at St. John Macomb; she cared for her Uncle Andy Merucci when he was at the hospital where she worked, who remarked that she was very skilled, gentle and kind 
(Witness) NoteCarolyn J. McClearn; Kathleen Jeske, a respiratory therapist, may have cared for Carolyn at the hospital. 
Death*28 July 2007at home, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 
Anecdote*"I'm Kathy's oldest sister, Mariana, and I would like to thank you all for being here today, so many friends and co-workers, Kathy would be so touched.

"I remember when Kathy was brought home from the hospital in her little pink blanket, a little doll. Both Kathy and our mother had little noses. When my mother's German grandmother first set eyes on little Rosie she said, that fruhtza's got no nose!' As a little child Kathy liked to jam little erasers up her nose. One time mom had to take her to hospital because that thing just wasn't coming out. Kathy thought that was such a hoot.

"As a young girl Kathy had spindly little legs. Our mother would always say to any girl who had skinny legs, 'you've got chicken legs. You have to eat something!' So, Kathy took her at her word and began to eat.

"At Christmas Kathy liked to bake cookies and gave us all a box. We always looked forward to that.

"Kathy was good at her job. One of her first patients at St. John Hospital was an uncle, since deceased. He only had praise for the care Kathy gave him. When our mother was dying of cancer, Kathy was in school to be a respiratory therapist. Our mother's last night at home, Kathy was up in the middle of the night, knowing just what to do, tending to her with care and compassion.

"Our brother Alan and Kathy were very close. He died just before Thanksgiving in 2005. Alan loved to be out on the water and is buried in a little cemetery by the water.

"In the 1970's Kathy liked to listen to Rod Stewart. The other day I heard him sing, 'where the ocean meets the sky, I'll be sailing.' (from Rhythm of My Heart) I pictured Kathy and Alan out sailing where the ocean meets the sky. Thank you."

Darleen: "Thank you all for coming. It's so unbelievable that the two oldest sisters are the ones still here.

"Kathy was a sweetheart. As children she, Mariana and I shared a bedroom so there were some squabbles. But as adults we got along.

"Kathy was a skinny kid. Alan used to steal her bottle from her crib when she was a baby and hide under her bed with it. So, I guess Kathy had some catching up to do.

"Kathy does leave her daughter behind, but many of you here today are also her daughters. Kathy liked to have people around. She had a big heart and was always taking people into her home when they needed a place to stay. I hope Danielle will lead a good life and take care of herself for her mother's sake."] 
Funeralat St. John Macomb Hospital on 8 August at the hospital chapel, planned by her many co-workers who had great respect for her, cared about her deeply, and recalled the hundreds of people Kathy had helped. They enjoyed Kathy's hearty laugh and sense of humor. 
Burial*ashes were spread with those of her favorite dog, Buddy, who was old, diabetic and just lost without Kathy 

Family

Jack Joseph Legare b. 18 Jul 1958, d. 8 Sep 2009
Child 1.Danielle Rose Jeske+ b. 16 Nov 1983, d. 12 Nov 2014

Steven Walter Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
Birth*4 January 1958St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
Baptism6 January 1958St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
Death*6 January 1958St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
CauseDeathhad a congenital heart defect 
Burial*8 January 1958Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Robert James Jeske

Father*Walter Samuel Jeske b. 1 Jun 1927, d. 17 Apr 1998
Mother*Rosemarie Jacquelyn Schulte b. 28 Aug 1929, d. 20 Jun 1995
Birth*6 July 1959St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
Baptism9 August 1959St. Thecla's, Mt. Clemens, MI; Jackie (Trombly) and Don Duffey served as godparents. 
Witness: Donald Lewis Duffey
Witness: Jacquelyn Marie Trombly
Anecdote*Robert was a Cub Scout, Boy Scout and member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed being Santa at the mall and handing out Halloween candy dressed as Darth Vader. 
Occupation*had his own carpet cleaning business for awhile, worked as security guard, a bouncer, nurses aide in a nursing home and delivered pizza for Domino's. 
Note*19 September 2000Robert last spoke to his apartment manager at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. When Kathy called around 8:30 to inform him of Danielle's car accident, he did not answer his phone then nor the following morning. Since he was always at home, it was unusual for him not to answer his phone. Kathy went to his apartment Wednesday morning and found him dead in his hallway. 
Death*19 September 2000at home, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI 
CauseDeath19 September 2000had heart failure late Tuesday evening, 19 September 2000. Cardiomyopathy, diabetes and obesity with renal failure as other significant conditions contributing to death were the causes noted on his death certificate signed the next day 
Burial*30 September 2000Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Macomb, MI; Lot 918, Section 21, grave # 6 

Rose Susanne Rivard

Father*Leander Rivard b. 10 Sep 1830, d. 20 Apr 1900
Mother*Mary Ann L. Fournier b. 5 Nov 1845, d. 3 Jun 1928
Birth*27 April 1873Greiner, Detroit, MI 
Census*1880Alfred Columbus Trombly; Grosse Pte Twp, Wayne, MI; There were also 2 servants in this household: Julia _______, age 13 and Amelia White, age 17. 
Witness: January Trombly
Witness: Elizabeth Baumgartner
Witness: Edward Trombly
Witness: Joseph Wendeline Trombly
(Witness) Census2 June 1880Leander Rivard, Mary Ann L. Fournier; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leander, age 49; Mary Ann, 35; Elisabeth, 18; Joseph, 16; John, 14; James, 12; Rose, 7; Ann Ida, 4; Edna (should be male Edmund), 2, all bn MI 
(Witness) Marriage21 April 1892Melissa Elizabeth Peters, John C. Rivard; Assumption Grotto Church, Greiner, Wayne, MI; Father Marker officiated with witnesses Alfred Trombly and Rose Rivard, both of Connors Creek 
Married NameTrombly 
Marriage*25 April 1894Alfred Columbus Trombly; Greiner, Wayne, MI; Father J. Baumgartner officiated with witnesses Joseph & Anna Rivard of Grosse Pointe 
(Witness) Census1900Alfred Columbus Trombly; Gratiot Twp, Wayne, MI 
Census4 May 1910Alfred Columbus Trombly; Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Alfred C., age 38, married 16 yrs, farmer ; Rose S., wife, age 36, mar 16 yrs, mother of 8, 8 living; Sadie, dau, age 15; Wilfred L., son, age 13; Eugene J., son, age 12; Oliver J., son, age 10; Gore C., son, age 8; Otis P., son, age 5; Raymond D., son, age 2; Alfred J., son, age 4/12; Elizabeth, mother, age 66, widow, parents b Germany - all b MI 
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Wilfred Leander Trombly
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Oliver John Trombly
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Otis Paul Trombly
Witness: Raymond David Trombly
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Elizabeth Baumgartner
Census12 January 1920Alfred Columbus Trombly; Gratiot near Marley Street, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Trombley, age 47, in real estate, all in house bn MI; Rose, wife, 45; Sadie, dau, 24; Wilfred, son, 23, bookkeeper; Eugene, son, 22; Oliver, son, 20; Gore, son, 17; Otis, son, 16; Raymond, son, 12; Alfred, son 10; Leander, son, 6; Marcella, dau, 4 2/12; Beata, dau, 1 6/12 - res on Marley near Gratiot (no other occupations given) 
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Wilfred Leander Trombly
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Oliver John Trombly
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Otis Paul Trombly
Witness: Raymond David Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
Witness: Beata Rosemarie Trombly
Church*1921Alfred Columbus Trombly; St. David's Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; There is a photo of Alfred at about age 88 in the "Our Benefactors" section of the book about St. David's history. 
Residence1920Alfred Columbus Trombly; Marley St., Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Event-Misc*Alfred Columbus Trombly; returned to NY on 9 Dec 1925 on the ship S.S. Homeric which had departed from Southhamption England 
Residence*1930Alfred Columbus Trombly; 11815 Gratiot, Detroit, MI; Alfred continued to live there, after Rose's death, until his death. 
CensusApril 1930Alfred Columbus Trombly; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred, age 58, married at 22, realtor ; Rose, wife, age 57, married at 21; Gore C., son, 28, building laborer; Alfred J., son, 21, gas station attendant; Leander, son, 17 ; Marcella, dau, 14; Beata, dau, 11 - all b MI - res 11815 Gratiot 
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
Witness: Beata Rosemarie Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
AnecdoteLidwina Schulte, who lived in the same neighborhood as a young girl fondly recalled Mr. and Mrs. Trombly as very nice people. 
Census4 April 1940Alfred Columbus Trombly; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Trombly, age 68, 4 yrs school, b MI, brick layer - construction; Rose, wife, age 66, 4 yrs school, b MI; Gore, son, age 37, single, 7 yrs school, b MI, clerk - liquor commission; Leander, son, age 27, single, 2 yrs hs, b MI, laborer at General Motors - own home at 11815 Gratiot, value $1500 
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
Anecdote*Every New Year's day Rose would prepare a feast that included her famous meat pie which her large extended family enjoyed. 
CauseDeathhad chronic myocarditis with edema and hypertnesive cadriovascular disease 
Residence1943Alfred Columbus Trombly; 11815 Gratiot, Detroit, MI 
Death*8 July 1943Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Alfred Columbus Trombly
Funeral10 July 1943St. David Catholic Church, Detroit, MI 
Note*Rose was survived by her husband, Alfred; children: Mrs. Joseph Schulte, Wilfred, Eugene, Oliver, Gore, Otis, Alfred J., Mrs. Theodore Banach and Mrs. David G. Lyons, 17 grandchildren; she was predeceased by her children Raymond, Leander and Gladys. 
Burial*10 July 1943Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Alfred Columbus Trombly b. 13 Mar 1872, d. 15 Aug 1961
Children 1.Sadie Mary Trombly+ b. 9 Feb 1895, d. 13 Mar 1985
 2.Wilfred Leander Trombly+ b. 13 Aug 1896, d. 3 Sep 1958
 3.Eugene Joseph Trombly+ b. 7 Oct 1897, d. 24 Apr 1969
 4.Oliver John Trombly b. 14 Jun 1899, d. 9 Mar 1968
 5.Gore Charles Trombly b. 23 Sep 1902, d. 7 Aug 1964
 6.Otis Paul Trombly+ b. 23 Jun 1905, d. 28 Feb 1989
 7.Raymond David Trombly b. 23 Jan 1908, d. 22 Jan 1928
 8.Alfred James Trombly+ b. 16 Oct 1909, d. 7 Oct 1964
 9.Gladys S. Trombly b. 5 Sep 1911, d. 30 Sep 1918
 10.Leander Joseph Trombly b. 9 Mar 1913, d. 14 Jul 1941
 11.Marcella A. Trombly+ b. 24 Oct 1915, d. 14 Feb 2004
 12.Beata Rosemarie Trombly+ b. 3 Jul 1918, d. 14 Jul 2011

Alfred Columbus Trombly

Father*January Trombly b. 25 Feb 1839, d. 11 Apr 1905
Mother*Elizabeth Baumgartner b. 13 Oct 1843, d. 7 Jan 1911
Birth*13 March 1872Detroit, Wayne, MI; Years later, in 1985, his eldest daughter, Sadie, would die on his birthday. 
Census*1880Rose Susanne Rivard; Grosse Pte Twp, Wayne, MI; There were also 2 servants in this household: Julia _______, age 13 and Amelia White, age 17. 
Witness: January Trombly
Witness: Elizabeth Baumgartner
Witness: Edward Trombly
Witness: Joseph Wendeline Trombly
(Witness) Census1 June 1880January Trombly, Elizabeth Baumgartner; Grosse Pointe, Wayne, MI; John Trombly, age 41, brick maker; Elizabeth, wife, age 36, keeping house; Alfred C., son, age 8, at school; Edward, son, age 7, at school; Joseph, son, age 3; Julia Flynn, servant, age 13; Amelia White, servant, age 17 - all b MI 
(Witness) Marriage21 April 1892Melissa Elizabeth Peters, John C. Rivard; Assumption Grotto Church, Greiner, Wayne, MI; Father Marker officiated with witnesses Alfred Trombly and Rose Rivard, both of Connors Creek 
Marriage*25 April 1894Rose Susanne Rivard; Greiner, Wayne, MI; Father J. Baumgartner officiated with witnesses Joseph & Anna Rivard of Grosse Pointe 
Census*1900Gratiot Twp, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Rose Susanne Rivard
Witness: Wilfred Leander Trombly
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Oliver John Trombly
Note*1900Victor Moran; The Alfred C. Trombly family was enumerated right after Victor Moran's. 
Census4 May 1910Rose Susanne Rivard; Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Alfred C., age 38, married 16 yrs, farmer ; Rose S., wife, age 36, mar 16 yrs, mother of 8, 8 living; Sadie, dau, age 15; Wilfred L., son, age 13; Eugene J., son, age 12; Oliver J., son, age 10; Gore C., son, age 8; Otis P., son, age 5; Raymond D., son, age 2; Alfred J., son, age 4/12; Elizabeth, mother, age 66, widow, parents b Germany - all b MI 
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Wilfred Leander Trombly
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Oliver John Trombly
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Otis Paul Trombly
Witness: Raymond David Trombly
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Elizabeth Baumgartner
Note*9 May 1910Alfred Trombly was the enumerator for the 1910 federal census district 285 in which Peter Maddelein and his family were counted. 
Witness: Peter F. Maddelein
(Witness) Death7 January 1911Elizabeth Baumgartner; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Death7 December 1914Fridolin J. Baumgartner (Chancellor, Detroit Diocese); Providence Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Occupationbetween 1894 and 1906Detroit, Wayne, MI; a brick manufacturer in Detroit. He took over the business his grandfather had established. 
Note*Adolf Augustin Trombly; Adolf A. Trombly was enumerated right before Alfred C. Trombly in the 1920 census. They were 5th cousins. 
Census12 January 1920Rose Susanne Rivard; Gratiot near Marley Street, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Trombley, age 47, in real estate, all in house bn MI; Rose, wife, 45; Sadie, dau, 24; Wilfred, son, 23, bookkeeper; Eugene, son, 22; Oliver, son, 20; Gore, son, 17; Otis, son, 16; Raymond, son, 12; Alfred, son 10; Leander, son, 6; Marcella, dau, 4 2/12; Beata, dau, 1 6/12 - res on Marley near Gratiot (no other occupations given) 
Witness: Sadie Mary Trombly
Witness: Wilfred Leander Trombly
Witness: Eugene Joseph Trombly
Witness: Oliver John Trombly
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Otis Paul Trombly
Witness: Raymond David Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
Witness: Beata Rosemarie Trombly
Church*1921Rose Susanne Rivard; St. David's Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; There is a photo of Alfred at about age 88 in the "Our Benefactors" section of the book about St. David's history. 
Association*1920'sRoseville State Bank at Gratiot & Utica, Roseville, Macomb, MI 
Residence1920Rose Susanne Rivard; Marley St., Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Event-Misc*Rose Susanne Rivard; returned to NY on 9 Dec 1925 on the ship S.S. Homeric which had departed from Southhamption England 
(Witness) Death22 January 1928Raymond David Trombly; Grace Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Occupation*Detroit, Wayne, MI; in the real estate and insurance business. He had an office on Gratiot Ave. In 1923 he also opened a brick yard in Warren. 
Residence*1930Rose Susanne Rivard; 11815 Gratiot, Detroit, MI; Alfred continued to live there, after Rose's death, until his death. 
CensusApril 1930Rose Susanne Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred, age 58, married at 22, realtor ; Rose, wife, age 57, married at 21; Gore C., son, 28, building laborer; Alfred J., son, 21, gas station attendant; Leander, son, 17 ; Marcella, dau, 14; Beata, dau, 11 - all b MI - res 11815 Gratiot 
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Alfred James Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
Witness: Beata Rosemarie Trombly
Witness: Marcella A. Trombly
(Witness) OccupationGeorge Henry Baumgartner; general manager of the Trombly Brick Company, established by a group of businessmen, including Alfred C. Trombly, about 1923 who purchased eighty acres of George's farmland in Warren in the vicinity of 14 Mile west of Van Dyke. The brick yard did well until 1929 and did not survive the Depression. 
Census4 April 1940Rose Susanne Rivard; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Trombly, age 68, 4 yrs school, b MI, brick layer - construction; Rose, wife, age 66, 4 yrs school, b MI; Gore, son, age 37, single, 7 yrs school, b MI, clerk - liquor commission; Leander, son, age 27, single, 2 yrs hs, b MI, laborer at General Motors - own home at 11815 Gratiot, value $1500 
Witness: Gore Charles Trombly
Witness: Leander Joseph Trombly
(Witness) Death14 July 1941Leander Joseph Trombly; St. Joseph Hospital, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 
Residence1943Rose Susanne Rivard; 11815 Gratiot, Detroit, MI 
(Witness) Death8 July 1943Rose Susanne Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Residence*196111744 Wilfred, Detroit, MI 
Attributes*a tall slender man, who later in life had snowy white hair. Alfred enjoyed good health in his old age and going out for a drive in his car until his cataracs worsened.
Reporter Steve Spilos noted, "I first met him while he was pounding shingles on a barn roof. Years later, when it came time to die, he refused to lie in bed. Instead, he sat up in his easy chair and precefully closed his eyes." 
AnecdoteRosemarie Schulte, Alfred and Rose's granddaughter, would often stop by their home after school, to visit and play an enjoyable game of cards. 
Anecdote*Alfred and his wife enjoyed traveling the world. Their eldest daughter, Sadie, cared for the other children while they were away. A Venetian glass vase was passed down to Sadie and then to her daughter, Rosemarie. Grape vines brought back from Italy became part of Alfred's huge garden, which also included strawberries, musk melons, potatoes, carrots, onions, corn, squash, tomatoes. Grand-daughter Gloria remembered his talent for growing things, helping with the hoeing and chopping up corn stalks in the fall. 
AnecdoteAll of Alfred's huge extended family gathered at a rented hall to celebrate his birthday when he was in his mid 80's. 
AnecdoteMariana remembered going to visit great-grandpa Trombly. His house had a wrap around front porch, and several bedrooms and a huge playroom upstairs. There was a very small bedroom tucked under the stairway next to the dining room. 
AnecdoteAlfred was interviewed for the upcoming publication of a history of St. David's parish. Alfred was a nephew of Mary Trombly, widow of David, who had donated some financing and the land on which St. David's was built in 1921. A street in the neighborhood was named after David's daughter, Rosemary. A member of the parish since it's beginning, Alfred took up the first collection for Father William Murphy, pastor of St. David's from 1921 until 1938 when he was appointed Bishop of Saginaw. 
Death*15 August 1961Detroit, Wayne, MI 
NoteAlfred was predeceased by his wife, Rose; children Wilfred, Raymond, Gladys and Leander. He was survived by his children: Mrs. Joseph Schulte, Eugene, Oliver, Gore, Otis, Alfred J., Mrs. Theodore Banach and Mrs. David Lyons; 22 grandchildren; 34 gr-grandchildren. 
Funeral18 August 1961St. David Church, Detroit, MI; at 10 a.m. 
Burial*18 August 1961Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI; A.H. Peters Funeral Home handled the arrangements. 

Family

Rose Susanne Rivard b. 27 Apr 1873, d. 8 Jul 1943
Children 1.Sadie Mary Trombly+ b. 9 Feb 1895, d. 13 Mar 1985
 2.Wilfred Leander Trombly+ b. 13 Aug 1896, d. 3 Sep 1958
 3.Eugene Joseph Trombly+ b. 7 Oct 1897, d. 24 Apr 1969
 4.Oliver John Trombly b. 14 Jun 1899, d. 9 Mar 1968
 5.Gore Charles Trombly b. 23 Sep 1902, d. 7 Aug 1964
 6.Otis Paul Trombly+ b. 23 Jun 1905, d. 28 Feb 1989
 7.Raymond David Trombly b. 23 Jan 1908, d. 22 Jan 1928
 8.Alfred James Trombly+ b. 16 Oct 1909, d. 7 Oct 1964
 9.Gladys S. Trombly b. 5 Sep 1911, d. 30 Sep 1918
 10.Leander Joseph Trombly b. 9 Mar 1913, d. 14 Jul 1941
 11.Marcella A. Trombly+ b. 24 Oct 1915, d. 14 Feb 2004
 12.Beata Rosemarie Trombly+ b. 3 Jul 1918, d. 14 Jul 2011

Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche

Father*Johann Joseph Knoche b. 23 Jul 1833, d. 7 Dec 1898
Mother*Elisabeth Voss b. 1 Jun 1844, d. 16 Nov 1918
Birth*10 August 1869Altenilpe, Westfalen, Preussen 
Christening11 August 1869Katholisch, Dorlar, Westfalen, Preussen; Godparents were Wilhemina Berles and August Knoche. 
Witness: Augustus Knoche
Witness: M. Wilhelmina Mette
Emigration*February 1887Minna Knoche, age 17, departed from Bremen, arrived in New York 14 Feb 1887 on N.G. Lloyd S.S. Ems; her Uncle Johann Willibald Voss was also aboard this ship 
(Witness) Anecdotecirca 1888Maria Theresia Berles; Theresia is most likely the Droste cousin who took Minnie Knoche in when Minnie decided to leave the employ of her uncle in Grand Rapids. 
AnecdoteGermany; came to Grand Rapids, MI, when she was about 17 to cook for a maternal uncle's family (Johann Willibald Voss). Wilhelmina said his wife, "was an ugly terrible person" (note that Minnie was young and probably felt that her aunt was too stern).
She ran off to stay with a cousin, Theresia (Berles) Droste, wife of John Droste, in Westphalia, MI for awhile.
Then she went to Detroit to cook for the French Consul's family.
Her Tony's brother, August, had a grocery/saloon nearby where free lunches were given out.
One day Minnie went to visit her friend, August's wife. Tony saw her and asked who the pretty girl was. Although they had grown up in nearby towns in Germany, that was when they first met. 
Married NameSchulte 
Marriage*23 April 1890Anthony Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; U. Walersinski, Rector, officiated with witnesses Michael Geck and Elizabeth Wiethoff (likely a Knoche cousin), both of Detroit. 
Census*8 June 1900Anthony Schulte; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Anton Schulte, age 42, b Jul 1857, married 10yrs, b Germany, immigrated 1881, na, grocer & saloon; Minnie, wife, age 30, b Aug 1869, mar 10yrs, mother of 7, 7 living, b Ger, immigrated 1886; b 1891, age 9; Aloysius, son, age 8, b 1892; next pg washed out: Frank, son; Joseph, son; Anthony, son; Albert, son, b 1897; Elmer, son, b 1899; Lizzie Knoche, sister-in-law, b 1876, Germany - res 949 Congress (Mt. Elliott also on pg 11A) 
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: Aloysius Theodore Schulte
Witness: Frank Anthony Schulte
Witness: Anthony Sylvester Schulte
Witness: Albert August Schulte
Witness: Elmer Joseph Schulte
Witness: Elizabeth "Bertha" Knoche
Witness: William George Schulte
(Witness) Death16 May 1907Anthony Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; His obituary says he died at age 49. After rallying from an illness which caused him to spend the winter in Asheville NC (pulmonary treatment), he had a relapse and died at his home at 949 Congress at 2 a.m. 
Residence*1907After Tony's death the Greiner farmhouse, adjacent to Assumption Grotto Church, was purchased by Wilhelmina Schulte.

She had a couple cows for milk and her homemade butter, some chickens and ducks, a garden and fruit trees. 
Census9 July 1910Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Minnie Schulte, age 40, widow, lives on farm, mother of 11, 11 living, b Germany, immigrated 1886; Aloysius J., son, age 18, automobile machinist; Frank A., son, age 17, farm labor; Joseph F., son, age 15; Anthony R., son, age 14; Albert A., son, age 12; Elmer J., son, age 10; Edwin A., son, age 9; Lidwina A., dau, age 7; Arthur J., son, age 5; Mary D., dau, age 4 - all children b MI - farm on Gratiot Ave. 
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: Aloysius Theodore Schulte
Witness: Frank Anthony Schulte
Witness: Anthony Sylvester Schulte
Witness: Albert August Schulte
Witness: Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte
Witness: Lidwina Ann Schulte
Witness: Arthur Joseph Schulte
Witness: Mary B. Schulte
Witness: Elmer Joseph Schulte
Census*January 1920Detroit, Wayne, MI; Minnie, head of household, age 50, bn Germany, emigrated 1886 or 88; William, son, 28, doorkeeper; Frank, son, 26, driver; Josef, son, 25, carpenter/house builder; Anthony, son, 24, wagon maker; Albert, son, 23, driver; Elmer, son, 20, carpenter/house builder; Edwin, son, 20, shipyard worker; Lidwina, dau, 17, dressmaker; Arthur, son, 15; Mary, dau, 13 - all children bn MI - res on Gratiot Ave. 
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: William George Schulte
Witness: Frank Anthony Schulte
Witness: Anthony Sylvester Schulte
Witness: Albert August Schulte
Witness: Elmer Joseph Schulte
Witness: Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte
Witness: Arthur Joseph Schulte
Witness: Mary B. Schulte
Witness: Lidwina Ann Schulte
(Witness) AnecdoteMargery Catherine Knoche; During the first semester of Fourth Grade, Margery stayed at the Schulte farm house in Detroit, recalling later the antics of the Schulte boys: "one of the boys was helping his mother carry a big tub and he dropped his part on purpose, so Aunt Minnie chased him across the field (they had 10 acres) with a broom. Minnie had a hard time getting her boys off to school every morning, even though they lived across the street from Assumption Grotto. But on the weekends they were up at 4 a.m. getting into mischief." 
Anecdote*1927Minnie was issued a passport on 24 March 1927, based on the naturalization papers of her husband (wives and children had been considered citizens when their husband/father was naturalized). 
Census18 April 1930Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Minnie W. Schulte, head, age 60, b Germany, immigrated 1886, married age 21; Anthony S., son, age 35, machine worker; Albert A., son, age 32, truck driver for electric railway; Edwin A., son age 29, policeman in Detroit; Arthur J., son age 25, city truck driver; Mary B., dau, age 24; Ernest Ramiel, boarder, age 25, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1927, pa, brick layer; Joseph Koenig, boarder, age 24, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1928, pa, assembler in auto factory; Albert Schulte, boarder, age 24, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1928, pa, sausage maker at butcher shop - all children b MI - res at 13870 Gratiot - next to Peter Dedenbach, janitor at parochial school (Assumption Grotto) 
Witness: Anthony Sylvester Schulte
Witness: Albert August Schulte
Witness: Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte
Witness: Arthur Joseph Schulte
Witness: Mary B. Schulte
Witness: Joseph Koenig
AnecdoteMinnie had known Father Solanus Casey from the monastery on Mt. Elliott near her home. She had gone to Mass there every morning and he had counseled her after Tony died, when she was so distraught at losing him. She was only 38 years old. Year later, Minnie went to St. Joe's Hospital on the Boulevard because she was so ill with pneumonia. Lidwina rode in the ambulance with her mother. Mary and Lidwina went to see Father Solanus at the monastery and asked him to prayer for their mother. He asked if she read in English or German and Lidwina responded her mother was dying. Father said, "Oh, oh you take these leaflets, one in English, one in German. Sunday at 1 o'clock she'll be reading it or she won't." That Sunday after Lidwina had fed her family their dinner, she rushed over, wanting to get there by 1 p.m. She arrived at the hospital on May 5th, shortly after that time and saw her sister, Mary, and her Aunt Bertha coming out of her mother's room with their arms around each other, crying and told her that Minnie had died exactly at 1 p.m. 
Death*5 May 1935St. Joseph Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Her son, Joseph, was the informant for her death certificate. At the time of her death she lived at 13870 Gratiot. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital was written in as place of death on the certificate. 
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
CauseDeathhad bronchial pneumonia, diabetes and chronic endocarditis 
Burial*8 May 1935Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Anthony Schulte b. 9 Jul 1857, d. 16 May 1907
Children 1.William George Schulte+ b. 22 Feb 1891, d. 2 Apr 1969
 2.Aloysius Theodore Schulte+ b. 22 Mar 1892, d. 29 May 1945
 3.Frank Anthony Schulte+ b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 31 May 1971
 4.Joseph Francis Schulte+ b. 7 Nov 1894, d. 3 Apr 1974
 5.Anthony Sylvester Schulte b. 9 May 1896, d. 11 Apr 1940
 6.Albert August Schulte+ b. 29 Aug 1897, d. 14 Jun 1953
 7.Elmer Joseph Schulte+ b. 27 May 1899, d. 24 Feb 1978
 8.Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte+ b. 12 Feb 1901, d. 29 Aug 1978
 9.Lidwina Ann Schulte+ b. 21 Nov 1902, d. 14 Aug 2004
 10.Arthur Joseph Schulte+ b. 14 Jul 1904, d. 17 Aug 1963
 11.Mary B. Schulte b. 1 Mar 1906, d. 27 Dec 1972

Anthony Schulte

Father*Anton Schulte b. 1815
Mother*Margaretha Noellecke b. Feb 1822
Birth*9 July 1857Kirchilpe, Westfalen, Preussen; Kirchilpe is nearby Altenilpe where Anton's future wife, Wilhelmina Knoche, was born. But they did not meet each other until they were both living in Detroit, Michigan in the late 1880's when Minnie came to visit Anthony's sister-in-law. 
Christening10 July 1857Katholisch, Dorlar, Westfalen, Preussen; Godparents were Anton Schroder and Theresia Schulte. The priest of record was Father Schoene. 
Immigration*1880MI; departed Bremen, Germany on the ship Oder, arrived in New York on 16 October 1880 
(Witness) Marriage26 October 1886Joseph Dunneback, Elisabeth Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Fr David Kersting officiated with witnesses Anton Schulte and Maria Scheiler, both of Detroit 
(Witness) Marriage19 April 1887Theresa M. Welte, Theodor August Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Francis Lings officiated with witnesses Anton Schulte and Cath Welte, both of Detroit 
Marriage*23 April 1890Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Detroit, Wayne, MI; U. Walersinski, Rector, officiated with witnesses Michael Geck and Elizabeth Wiethoff (likely a Knoche cousin), both of Detroit. 
Note26 November 1890A Lizzie Wiethoff married James H. Kennedy in Roseville. Lizzie's parents were John and Lizzie (Bucker). Lizzie was b c. 1868 and James c. 1862, both in Detroit. James' father was Thomas. - per family search marriage 1868-1925 
Naturalization*2 April 1892Detroit, Wayne, MI; 21 March 1892 in the Wayne County Courthouse, with his brother, August, as witness that he had been living in Detroit for at least 5 years. The United States Department of State's naturalization certificate for Anton Schulte is dated 2 April 1892. Anton had declared his intention to become a U. S. citizen on 27 October 1882. 
Census*8 June 1900Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Anton Schulte, age 42, b Jul 1857, married 10yrs, b Germany, immigrated 1881, na, grocer & saloon; Minnie, wife, age 30, b Aug 1869, mar 10yrs, mother of 7, 7 living, b Ger, immigrated 1886; b 1891, age 9; Aloysius, son, age 8, b 1892; next pg washed out: Frank, son; Joseph, son; Anthony, son; Albert, son, b 1897; Elmer, son, b 1899; Lizzie Knoche, sister-in-law, b 1876, Germany - res 949 Congress (Mt. Elliott also on pg 11A) 
Witness: Joseph Francis Schulte
Witness: Aloysius Theodore Schulte
Witness: Frank Anthony Schulte
Witness: Anthony Sylvester Schulte
Witness: Albert August Schulte
Witness: Elmer Joseph Schulte
Witness: Elizabeth "Bertha" Knoche
Witness: William George Schulte
Note*Joseph Erdman was his business partner. In 1900 Joseph also lived in Ward 13: Joseph, age 45, b Nov 1855 in Germany, married 17yrs, immigrated 1881, grocer; Anna, wife, age 35, b March? 1865 in MI, mother of 3, 3 living; Joseph, son, age 13, b July 1884; Anthony, son, b Aug 1890; Hilda, dau, age 3, b Feb 1897; - all children b MI; Frances Houck, servant, age 20, b Feb 1880 in Germany, immigrated 1900 - res 934 Congress 
Occupation*between 1886 and 1907Schulte & Erdman Grocery, Detroit, MI; Anthony Schulte's obituary states he conducted a grocery store for over twenty years. Schulte & Erdman Groceries & Liquors was located at 932-934 Congress. It was a block over from Jefferson. Lidwina said her father was the first grocer in the city to offer delivery. 
Attributes*His naturalization papers described him as being 5ft 5in tall, with blue eyes and dark hair. 
Death*16 May 1907Detroit, Wayne, MI; His obituary says he died at age 49. After rallying from an illness which caused him to spend the winter in Asheville NC (pulmonary treatment), he had a relapse and died at his home at 949 Congress at 2 a.m. 
Witness: Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche
Witness: Theodor August Schulte
CauseDeath16 May 1907had acute lobar pneumonia 
Burial*20 May 1907Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI; Anthony's funeral began at his home and continued at Our Lady of Help Catholic Church. 

Family

Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche b. 10 Aug 1869, d. 5 May 1935
Children 1.William George Schulte+ b. 22 Feb 1891, d. 2 Apr 1969
 2.Aloysius Theodore Schulte+ b. 22 Mar 1892, d. 29 May 1945
 3.Frank Anthony Schulte+ b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 31 May 1971
 4.Joseph Francis Schulte+ b. 7 Nov 1894, d. 3 Apr 1974
 5.Anthony Sylvester Schulte b. 9 May 1896, d. 11 Apr 1940
 6.Albert August Schulte+ b. 29 Aug 1897, d. 14 Jun 1953
 7.Elmer Joseph Schulte+ b. 27 May 1899, d. 24 Feb 1978
 8.Edwin August "Jesse" Schulte+ b. 12 Feb 1901, d. 29 Aug 1978
 9.Lidwina Ann Schulte+ b. 21 Nov 1902, d. 14 Aug 2004
 10.Arthur Joseph Schulte+ b. 14 Jul 1904, d. 17 Aug 1963
 11.Mary B. Schulte b. 1 Mar 1906, d. 27 Dec 1972

Harold Charles Lewis

Father*Charles Benjamin Lewis b. 6 Oct 1862, d. 21 Jun 1945
Mother*Frances Mabel Frielink b. 20 Mar 1872, d. 4 Feb 1947
Birth*12 April 1895Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Census13 June 1900Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles Lewis, age 35, b Oct 1864 in NY, (age & birth yr are off), married 6yrs, father b England, mother b NY, blacksmith; Fannie, wife, age 28, b March 1872 in MI, mar 6yrs, mother of 2, 2 living, father b Germany, mother b Holland; Harold, son, age 5, b April 1895 in MI; Arthur, son, age 2, b June 1897 in MI - reside 913 N. Rose 
(Witness) Census15 April 1910Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles, age 47, married 16yrs, b NY, father b England, can't read mother's birth place, farmer on own farm ; Fannie, wife, age 35, married 16yrs, mother of 4, 4 living, parents b Holland; Harold, son, age 15; Arthur, son, age 12; Francis, son, age 5; Helen, dau, age 3 - all children b MI - can't read name of road 
Milit-Beg*17 June 1916Grayling Camp, Grayling, MI; Harold served in the National Guard on the Mexican border, transferring from Grayling to El Paso in August of 1916. His daughter, Mildred, related how he had participated in the conflict with Poncho Villa. 
Milit-End*10 June 1917as a First Class Private of Company D, 32nd Infantry 
Anecdote*circa 1918Circus Clown; Mildred recalled that her father, Harold, wanted to travel as a young man and so he joined the circus, performing as a clown. But his mother didn't like to tell people that her son was a clown. After Harold left the circus he would take his family to see them whenever one was in town. 
(Witness) Residence1920Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; 620 N. Westnedge St., Kalamazoo, MI 
Employment*between 1920 and 1957Post Office, Kalamazoo, MI; Harold was a local postal clerk for 37 years. 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Charles Benjamin Lewis, Frances Mabel Frielink; Kalamazoo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Charles B, age 58, bn NY; Fannie, wife, age 48, bn MI; Harold, son, age 24, office clerk; Arthur G., son, age 22, bn, printer at newspaper; Francis L., age 15,; Helen M., dau, age 12; Robert, son, age 8, children all bn MI. E.D. 152, Sheet 18B, image 26 Ancestry.com 
(Witness) Marriage21 July 1923Lester James Griffith, Agnes D. DeYoung; First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Elmer W. Powell officiated with witnesses Harold Chas. Lewis and Jennie DeYoung, both of Kalamazoo 
Marriage*24 October 1923Jennie S. DeYoung; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; H. Sidney Bullock, Baptist Minister, officiated with witnesses Francis Lewis and Cornelia DeYoung, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Cornelia Marguerite DeYoung
Witness: Francis Llewellyn Lewis
Census*April 1930Jennie S. DeYoung; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Charles H. Lewis, age 35, married at 27, father b NY, mother b MI, mail carrier ; Jennie S., wife, age 31, married at 24, b NJ, father b Holland, mother b NJ ; Mildred B., dau, age 5 1/12; Vern G., son, age 2 2/12 - children b MI - res 415 Florence 
Witness: Mildred Beverly Lewis
Witness: Vern Gilbert Lewis
Census15 April 1940Jennie S. DeYoung; Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; H.C. Lewis, age 44, 3yrs hs, b MI, mail carrier for post office; Jennie, wife, age 41, 8 yrs of school, b MI; Mildred, dau, age 15, 1 yr of hs, b MI; Vern, son, age 12, 6 yrs of school, b MI - own home at 615 F_____, value $5000 
Witness: Mildred Beverly Lewis
Witness: Vern Gilbert Lewis
Residence*Jennie S. DeYoung; 615 Florence, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*23 October 1958Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*25 October 1958Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Jennie S. DeYoung b. 5 Jan 1899, d. 11 Jan 1974
Children 1.Mildred Beverly Lewis+ b. 23 Mar 1925, d. 18 May 2010
 2.Vern Gilbert Lewis+

William George Schulte

Father*Anthony Schulte b. 9 Jul 1857, d. 16 May 1907
Mother*Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche b. 10 Aug 1869, d. 5 May 1935
Birth*22 February 1891Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Anthony Schulte, Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Anton Schulte, age 42, b Jul 1857, married 10yrs, b Germany, immigrated 1881, na, grocer & saloon; Minnie, wife, age 30, b Aug 1869, mar 10yrs, mother of 7, 7 living, b Ger, immigrated 1886; b 1891, age 9; Aloysius, son, age 8, b 1892; next pg washed out: Frank, son; Joseph, son; Anthony, son; Albert, son, b 1897; Elmer, son, b 1899; Lizzie Knoche, sister-in-law, b 1876, Germany - res 949 Congress (Mt. Elliott also on pg 11A) 
(Witness) Census22 April 1910Frederick "Fritz" Mues, Elizabeth "Bertha" Knoche; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Fred'k, age 42, married 5yrs, b Germany, laborer - tunnel work, immigrated 1892, na; Elizabeth, wife, age 34, mar 5 yrs, mother of 0 children; Henry Knoche, brother-in-law, age 32, b Germany, laborer - tunnel work, immigrated 1907; William Schulte, nephew, age 19, b MI, bookkeeper at hat manufacturer - 233 Leib St. 
AnecdoteBill had put together his first car, a Saxon, little old puny thing compared to his Uncle August's Oldsmobile. His brothers knew Bill intended to take Edith to the city, so they decided to make the trip memorable. They had caught a skunk who had been stealing eggs from the coop and put it in Bill's trunk, or what passed for a trunk on that car. After driving for a bit, Bill stopped the car on Gratiot wondering where that awful smell was coming from, never thinking it had been riding right along with him, until he popped open the trunk! 
(Witness) Marriage27 September 1916Albert Arthur Lauer, Loretta H. Maddelein; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Fred L. Heideuriech officiated with witnesses William J. Schulte of N. Detroit and Edith Maddelein of Detroit 
(Witness) CensusJanuary 1920Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Minnie, head of household, age 50, bn Germany, emigrated 1886 or 88; William, son, 28, doorkeeper; Frank, son, 26, driver; Josef, son, 25, carpenter/house builder; Anthony, son, 24, wagon maker; Albert, son, 23, driver; Elmer, son, 20, carpenter/house builder; Edwin, son, 20, shipyard worker; Lidwina, dau, 17, dressmaker; Arthur, son, 15; Mary, dau, 13 - all children bn MI - res on Gratiot Ave. 
Marriage*17 August 1920Edith S. Maddelein; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Joseph S. Marx officiated with witnesses Elmer Schulte and Marie Maddelein, both of Detroit 
Witness: Elmer Joseph Schulte
Witness: Marie R. Maddelein
Marriage*13 August 1924Caroline Gertrude Morris; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Joseph S. Marx officiated with witnesses Charles Ackley and Cordelia Trombly, both of Detroit 
Witness: Cordelia M Michels
Witness: Charles H. Ackley
Residence1930Caroline Gertrude Morris; 13795 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, MI 
Census*29 April 1930Caroline Gertrude Morris; Detroit, Wayne, MI; William G., age 40, married at 34, radio serviceman, veteran WW; Caroline, wife, age 26, married at 19; William G. Jr., age 4 9/12; Elizabeth A., dau, age 3 3/12 - all b MI res 13795 Gratiot Ave., rented, has radio 
Witness: Elizabeth Anne Schulte
Witness: William George Schulte Jr.
Census4 April 1940Caroline Gertrude Morris; Roseville, Macomb, MI; William Schulte, age 49, 3 yrs of high school, b MI, watchman at moulding co; Caroline, wife, age 35, 8 yrs of school, b MI; William, son, age 15, 8 yrs of school, b MI, news paper boy; Betty Ann, dau, age 13, 6 yrs of school, b MI; Carol, dau, age 1/12, b MI - own home at 18330 Brohl, value $1800 - enumerated right after is family of Arthur & Julia Schulte 
Witness: Carol Sue Schulte
Witness: William George Schulte Jr.
Witness: Elizabeth Anne Schulte
Census20 April 1950Caroline Gertrude Morris; Roseville, Macomb, MI; William Schulte, age 59, basement carpenter; Caroline, wife, age 45; Elizabeth Pare, dau, age 23, installer clerk for telephone co; James Pare, son-in-law, age 26, installer for telephone co; Carol Schulte, dau, age 10 - all b MI - reside at 18330 Brohl 
Witness: Carol Sue Schulte
Witness: James Theodore Pare
Witness: Elizabeth Anne Schulte
Attributes*He was tall with blue eyes and light hair around 1918. 
Residence*Caroline Gertrude Morris; Brohl, Roseville, Macomb, MI 
AnecdoteI remember Grandpa Schulte and his canaries. They had a series of them, yellow ones, all named Willie. Grandma was always cleaning the cage & so they went through 3 while we had one orange canary named Dickey. The canaries would sit on his shoulder or his hand & he loved them. They sang beautifully I also remember him out in his wood-shop and also he would shoot squirrels & blackbirds that harassed the other birds & ate out of the bird-feeder. I wish I could remember Grandpa more clearly, but he died when I was about 10, and we had moved away a couple years before that. I remember going with them when they would do night clean-up at Wilson's. It seemed like a huge adventure to me. I loved the smell of his pipe. What a wake they had for him! I remember hordes and hordes of people in some basement reception area somewhere. (MK - it may have been held in his brother, Joe's, basement.) 
Occupation*a retired bank teller who worked at the First State Bank of East Detroit 
Anecdote*Bill loved to recall stories: The Schulte boys loved to take off for the Detroit river on a hot summer day, where their Uncle John Knoche would always know to find them if they weren't at home doing chores when they should be. When his Grandma Knoche visited from Germany around 1909, she reported to Bill's mother, Minnie, when she thought Bill had stayed out too late -- it was past 2 a.m. -- which really rubbed Bill the wrong way, since he was the one who had volunteered to drive Grandma Knoche whenever and wherever she wanted to go. 
Death*2 April 1969Saratoga Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI; he had lived on Brohl in Roseville in a house he built 
Note*Surviving Bill were his wife; son, William G. Jr. of Roseville; daughters Mrs. Carol (John) Duprey of Fraser and Mrs. Betty (James) Pare of Lansing; sisters, Mrs. Lidwina Geiger of Detroit and Mary Schulte of Roseville; brothers Edwin, Joseph and Elmer all of Roseville and Frank of Washington MI; six grandchildren. 
Funeral7 April 1969Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseville, MI 
Burial*7 April 1969Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, MI 

Family 1

Edith S. Maddelein b. 25 Aug 1893, d. 3 Nov 1922

Family 2

Caroline Gertrude Morris b. 2 Mar 1904, d. 30 Nov 1989
Children 1.William George Schulte Jr.+ b. 16 Jul 1925, d. 21 Oct 2001
 2.Elizabeth Anne Schulte+ b. 28 Dec 1926, d. 1 Feb 1971
 3.Carol Sue Schulte b. 22 Feb 1940, d. 8 Jul 2008

Aloysius Theodore Schulte

Father*Anthony Schulte b. 9 Jul 1857, d. 16 May 1907
Mother*Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche b. 10 Aug 1869, d. 5 May 1935
Birth*22 March 1892Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Anthony Schulte, Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Anton Schulte, age 42, b Jul 1857, married 10yrs, b Germany, immigrated 1881, na, grocer & saloon; Minnie, wife, age 30, b Aug 1869, mar 10yrs, mother of 7, 7 living, b Ger, immigrated 1886; b 1891, age 9; Aloysius, son, age 8, b 1892; next pg washed out: Frank, son; Joseph, son; Anthony, son; Albert, son, b 1897; Elmer, son, b 1899; Lizzie Knoche, sister-in-law, b 1876, Germany - res 949 Congress (Mt. Elliott also on pg 11A) 
(Witness) Census9 July 1910Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche; Gratiot Twp., Wayne, MI; Minnie Schulte, age 40, widow, lives on farm, mother of 11, 11 living, b Germany, immigrated 1886; Aloysius J., son, age 18, automobile machinist; Frank A., son, age 17, farm labor; Joseph F., son, age 15; Anthony R., son, age 14; Albert A., son, age 12; Elmer J., son, age 10; Edwin A., son, age 9; Lidwina A., dau, age 7; Arthur J., son, age 5; Mary D., dau, age 4 - all children b MI - farm on Gratiot Ave. 
Marriage*12 December 1912Norma B. Schlosser; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Justice Samuel E. Jones officiated with witnesses Andrew E. LeVellier and Elizabeth Newcomb, both of Detroit 
Residence*1920Glenfield, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census*January 1920Norma B. Schlosser; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Aloysius, age 27, bn MI, parents bn Germany, chauffer for motor co.; Norma, wife, age 26, bn MI, father bn Germany, mother bn MI; Robert, son, age 4 11/12 - res on Marley near Glenfield and Conner 
Witness: Robert John Schulte
CensusApril 1930Norma B. Schlosser; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Hal J. Suhulte, head, age 38, marriage age 20, parents b Germany, truck driver; Norma B., wife, 36, married age 19, father b Germany, mother b MI; Robert, son, 14; June, dau, 3 9/12; Norma, dau, 2 3/12; Corrine, dau, age 8/12 - all b MI - can't read street 
Witness: Robert John Schulte
Witness: June Adele Schulte
Witness: Corinne Bernadette "Teddy" Schulte Elert
Witness: Norma Barbara Schulte
Divorce*Norma B. Schlosser; Norma remarried after her divorce from Aloysius. 
Census*12 April 1940Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Aloysius Schulte (indexed Schulle), age 48, divorced, 2 yrs of college, b MI, lodger in home of Walter and Alice Kurtz at 13961 Parkgrove - works in shipping dept of metal products co. 
Occupation*a truck driver in 1930, later employed at Peninsular Metal Products in Detroit 
Death*29 May 1945Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Note*Aloysius was survived by his children, Robert, June, Norma, Corinne and Shirley; brothers William, Frank, Joseph, Albert, Elmer, Edwin and Arthur; sisters Mrs. E. Geiger and Mary Schulte; three grandchildren; was predeceased by his parents, Anthony and Wilhelmina and brother, Anthony. 
Funeral1 June 1945Assumption Grotto Church, Detroit, MI; at 9 a.m. 
Burial*1 June 1945Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Norma B. Schlosser b. 8 Nov 1893, d. 22 Oct 1976
Children 1.Robert John Schulte+ b. 9 Jul 1915, d. 1 Feb 2001
 2.Ray A. Schulte b. 13 May 1925, d. 18 May 1925
 3.June Adele Schulte+ b. 16 Jun 1926, d. 30 Oct 2007
 4.Norma Barbara Schulte b. 16 Dec 1927, d. 2 Jul 1996
 5.Corinne Bernadette "Teddy" Schulte Elert b. 20 Jun 1929, d. 20 Oct 2014
 6.Shirley Ann Schulte Elert b. 26 Oct 1933, d. 25 Jun 2015