Sylvester M Venteicher
DWS: South Dakota Obituary and Death Notice Archive
moved from Norfolk to Yankton after developing Alzheimers
Sylvester M. Venteicher, 88, went to his eternal rest on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at the Avera Sr. James Care Center in Yankton, SD.
Visitation will be at Kostel Funeral Home in Yankton from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, with the family present at 6 p.m. and a rosary at 7:00 p.m.
Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk, NE on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. with burial at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, in Norfolk. Visitation will continue one hour prior to mass in Norfolk.
Sylvester was born on May 20, 1917, to Ben and Elizabeth (Kallhoff) Venteicher on a farm near Elgin, NE. He attended country school through the 8th grade. He married Margaret Sauser in 1948 and farmed and milked cows near Elgin, Norfolk and Meadow Grove until retiring in 1984 when he moved to Norfolk. Margaret passed away in 1987 and he married Marian Kimbell in 1988. He moved to Majestic Bluffs in 2001.
Sylvester was a member of Sacred Heart/St. Mary's Church in Norfolk and was active in the Norfolk Senior Citizen's Center. He enjoyed dancing, playing cards and growing flowers. He was known and loved for his sense of humor, hard work and dedication, and love for his family.
Those who are blessed by having him in their life include his wife, Marian of Yankton; and eleven children: Mary (Duane) Steffen of New London, MN; Gerald (Trish) of Bossier City, LA; Loretta Freudenburg of Loveland, CO; Margaret Ann Johnson of Firestone, CO; Carol (Bruce) Mordhorst of Ukiah, CA; Dale of Red Feather, CO; Alice (Steve) Rokahr of Yankton, SD; Roger (Jackie) of Christiansburg, VA; Marlene (Jack) Konsel of Columbus, NE; Nita (Dan) Meyer of Randolph, NE and Nancy (Chuck) Dunivan of Meadow Grove, NE. Sylvester had 29 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Ferdinand; and two sisters: Bernadine (Harry) Leas and Lillian Wittler.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, one brother, two sons-in-law and one grandson."
Margaret Helen Sauser
DWS: From book made by Ruth Smith for the Kallhoff reunion 2003
Raynard Lawrence (Ray) Ruskamp
From "Dodge, NE a Century of Integrity 1886-1986" page 242:"Is a Korean War
Veteran and farms South of Dodge, NE.
DWS: http://kticradio.com/ West Point, NE
" Raynard 'Ray' Ruskamp, age 89, of Lincoln, formerly of Dodge, Nebraska passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Lancaster Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln after a fourteen year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Funeral Mass with military honors will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 3RD, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge with Reverend An Duy Phan as celebrant. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday all at church. A memorial has been established. Stokely Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Raynard Lawrence Ruskamp was born April 17, 1926 in Colfax County to Joseph and Anna (Grosserhode) Ruskamp. He grew up on the family farm and attended Sacred Heart Academy at Olean. Ray was a member of the United States Army from December 1948 until December 1949, and September 1950 until July 1951, serving in the 64th field artillery in Korea. On October 18, 1951, Ray married Margaret Gentrup at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Beemer.
The couple farmed five and a half miles south of Dodge, retiring in 1991. Ray was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, serving as Holy Name officer, trustee for eight years, and EMHC for five years; and American Legion. His favorite pastimes included singing, bowling, cards, and calling for square dances.
Survivors include his wife Margaret of Dodge; sons Marvin (Donna) of Bertrand, Robert (Carol) of Lincoln, and Mark of Omaha; daughter Donna (John) Bode of Lincoln; sister-in-law Bernadine Ruskamp of Scribner; eleven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Lawrence, William, Adolph, Roman, Fr. Florian, Sr. Catherine, Sr. Elizabeth, Sr. Corraine, Sr. Veronica, Jermain, Francis, and Tony Ruskamp."
Casper Joseph Gentrup Jr
Served 2 years in the Army.
Lived in Beemer, NE
Bradley A Gentrup
Henry (Heinrich) Bernard Stalp
DWS: 1900 Fed census Sherman twp, Cuming county, Nebraska
Henry Stalp 39 farmer b. Feb 1861 Germany as were parents, immig 1880, marr 12 yrs
Carolina Stalp 34 wife b. 1865 Germany as were parents, immig 1884, marr 12 yrs, 7 ch 4 living
Bernhardt Stalp 11 son b. Feb 1889 Nebr
Mary Stalp 9 dau b. Jan 1891 Nebr
John Stalp 5 son b. June 1894 Nebr
Christina Stalp 11/12 dau b. Jun 1884 (dws: should be 1899) Nebr
Joe Rambke 37 servant b. May 1863 Germany, immig 1882
DWS: 1910 Fed census Sherman twp, Cuming county, Nebraska
Henry Stalp 49 farmer b. Germany as were parents, immig 1880, marr 22 yrs
Carelina Stalp 45 wife b. Germany as were parents, immig 1885, marr 22 yrs, 9 ch 6 living
Bernard Stalp 21 m son, single, b. Nebr
Mary Stalp 19 f dau, single, b. Nebr
John Stalp 16 m son, single, b. Nebr
Christina Stalp 11 f dau, b. Nebr
Anna Stalp 7 f dau, b. Nebr
Francis Stalp 5 f dau, b. Nebr
DWS: From Eunice Johnson to Doug W Schueths 04/27/2003
Notes for HENRY (HEINRICH) STALP:
Henry came to the United States in 1880. His parents and siblings followed in 1882. He traveled on the ship Leipzig from Bremen to Baltimore, arriving 21 Oct. 1880
dws unknow source has place of birth:
Batenhorst, Westphalia, Germany (Prussia)
DWS: from familysearch.org/tree
birth 15 Feb 1861 Wiedenbrueck, Westfalen, Preussen, Germany
DWS: from familysearch.org/tree
Anna Maria Carolina Knobbe
Birth: 12 November 1864
Wettrup, Niedersachsen Lande, Germany