PALM, John
b. 10 Aug 1889 - Richardton, North Dakota
d. 3 Jul 1968 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 4 Jul 1968
COLUMBUS—John Palm, 78, died Wednesday in a Billings nursing home. Born Aug. 10, 1889, in Richardton, ND. Married KATHRYN MISCHEL. She died in 1957. Married MARY WEILER.
Survivors include the widow; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ray Marsh of Rapelje, Mrs. Wallace Schoer of Hardin and Mrs. Everett Kellogg of Billings; 3 sons, Jacob of Richardton, John of Yakima, WA and William of Laurel; 2 brothers, Peter of Anaheim, CA, and Ambrose of Santa Ana, CA; a sister, Mrs. Otillia Bach of Santa Ana; 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

PALM, Julius
b. abt 1912
d. 29 Jul 1968 - Anaheim, California
From Long Beach CA Independent, Thursday 1 Aug 1968
Julius Palm, age 56, passed away July 29, (1968) survived by wife Rose; sons, Frederick, Larry and Michael; brothers, Arthur and James; sisters, Rose Palm and Margaret Tran.

PALM, Louis
b. 13 Feb 1884
d. 27 Jan 1954 - Fullerton, California
From Dickinson ND Press, Friday 19 Feb 1954
Louis Palm died Jan. 27 (1954) in Fullerton CA. Born Feb. 13, 1884, to Peter and Tekla Palm. Married LEA MESSMER. Surviving relatives include Mrs. Palm, 4 sons, Julius of California, Arthur of Washington DC, Louis, Jr., and James both of California; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ray Tvon and Margaret; 4 brothers, John of Columbus MT; Ambrose of Roseglen ND; Peter and Carl of California; 5 sisters, Mrs. Gress, Mrs. John Schnell of Spokane WA, Mrs. Frank Bock of Santa Ana CA; Mrs. John Schultz of Richardton and Mrs. Ray Nobel of Albuquerque NM.

PALU, Regina
b. 8 Sep 1921 - Loup City, Nebraska
d. 30 Jun 2009 - Chappell, Nebraska
From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - from 7/1/2009 - 7/4/2009
Regina "Jean" Spahn, age 87, died June 30, 2009. Born Sept. 8, 1921, in Loup City, Neb., the daughter of John and Bridget Kosmicki Palu. Married FRED SPAHN. Survivors include her husband Fred Spahn of Big Springs, one son John Spahn and his wife Linda of Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters: Nancy Spahn of Fontanelle; Trish and her husband Matthew Meyer of Big Springs; two brothers: Clarence Palu of Madrid and Ivan Palu of Grant; two sisters: Clementena Thompsen of Brule and Eleanor Jackson of Sacramento, Calif.; one grandchild: Carmen and her husband Eric Robinson and two great-granddaughters Courtney and Cayleigh, all of Greeley, Colo. Preceding her in death were her parents and a sister Cashmere Westerbuhr.

PALUCH, Minnie
b. abt 1936 - North Dakota
d. 30 Nov 2008 - Boise, Idaho
From Rapid City SD Journal 17 Dec 08
BOISE, Idaho - Minnie Paluch, 72, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, in Boise, ID. Married JOE (PALUCH. Survived by her children, Daryl (Carolyn) Paluch of Rapid City, Dolly (Kelly) Perryman of Las Vegas, Dixie (Dan) Lecy of Rapid City, Donna (Scott) Souhrada of Boise, Duke (Martha) Paluch of Boulder, CO, Darcy (Kristi) Paluch of Rapid City, and Dayna Miller of Boise; along with grandchildren, Whitney and Billy Paluch, Kelly and Katie Perryman, Doug (Ann), Dustin and Derrick Lecy, Conor and Carly Souhrada, Matthew and Thomas Paluch, Corey and Morgan Paluch and Austin and Cody Miller. She is also survived by six brothers and two sisters.

**PANKRATZ, Dorothy (Funk)
See Dorothy Funk

b. 10 Nov 1917 - Lehigh, Kansas
d. 17 Apr 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, April 26, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON - Ernest Pankratz, 91, passed away April 17, 2009. Born Nov. 10, 1917, in Lehigh, Kansas. Married DONNA MAY COLEMAN. She died August 2008. Survived by: one daughter, Rachel Yoke of Marietta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Elisabeth Robinson, of West Valley City, Utah, Naomi Jacobs of Clinton, Utah, Martha Burke of Marietta, Ga., and David Yoke of Marietta, Ga.; and three great-grandchildren, Cole Jacobs, Savannah Jacobs and William Robinson.

**PANKRATZ, Ruth Ratzlaff (Janzen)
See Ruth Janzen

**PARIDAEN, Anna (Landice)
See Anna Landice

PAUL, Dennis
b. 13 Nov 1948
d. 7 Dec 1955
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 8 Dec 1955
Dennis Paul, 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Paul, died in a local hospital on Wednesday. Dennis had been ill with leukemia. A first grade student at St. Mary’s school, he leaves, besides his parents, 2 sisters, Janet, 8, and Linda, 15 months; and grandparents, Bud Nelson, Bismarck, and Mrs. Barbara Paul, Flasher. He was born on Nov. 13, 1948.

PAUL, Elmer C.
b. 13 Mar 1923 - Jansen, Nebraska
d. 18 Mar 2009
From Salina Journal - Sunday, March 22, 2009
SUPERIOR, Neb. — Elmer C. Paul, 86, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009. Born March 13, 1923, in Jansen to Conrad and Emma (Fangmeier) Paul. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; and two sisters. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie, of the home; stepdaughters, Darla Jean (Donald) Sneath, of Plainville, Kan., Lori (Douglas) Fangmeier, of Grand Island, Marsha Dreesen, of Lincoln, and Lisa Tambke, of Superior; four grandchildren; three brothers; and five sisters.

PAUL, Frank, Jr.
b. 19 May 1894 - Norfolk, Nebraska
PAUL, Mrs. Frank, Jr. (nee Hogue)
b. 10 Sep 1898 - Burleigh County, North Dakota
PAUL, Mrs. Frank, Sr.
b. 21 Jan 1867 - Berlin, Germany
All 3 died 5 Jun 1944 - Bismarck, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Wednesday 7 Jun 1944
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Paul Jr. and Mrs. Frank Paul Sr. were killed in an auto collision Monday evening north of Bismarck. Frank Paul Jr. was (sic) born May 19, 1894 at Norfolk, Neb. and was married Apr. 22, 1943 in Bismarck. His wife was born Sept. 10, 1898 in Burleigh county, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Hogue of rural Bismarck. In addition to her parents she leaves six brothers and one sister. Her brothers are Ray, Gus Jr., Paul, Ira and Edward, all of rural Bismarck and William, Long Beach, Calif. Her sister is Mrs. Yarl Fristad of Mandan. His mother, Mrs. Frank Paul Sr., was born Jan. 21, 1867, near Berlin, Germany. Came to the United States in 1884 and in 1886 was married in Norfolk, Neb. Her husband died four years ago. She leaves four sons and one daughter. The sons are William, 519 Fifth St., Emil of Renton, Wash., John of Fargo, and Walter of rural Bismarck. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Mary Biergutz of Norfolk, Neb. Mrs. Paul was 77.

PAUL, Marianna
b. 1891 - Eureka, South Dakota
d. 29 Apr 1955 - Dickinson, North Dakota
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 2 May 1955
DICKINSON, N.D.— Mrs. MIKE EHRESMAN of Dickinson died Friday. [nee Marianna Paul]
Born in Eureka, S.D., in 1891. Survived by four sons, John, Adam and Michael of Dickinson, and Joe of Billings, and five daughters, Mrs. John Wanner of Gladstone, Mrs. T. Perricone of Seatonville, Ill., Mrs. Leo Dukart of Dickinson, Sister Edith of Sacred Heart Convent at Yankton, S.D., and Mrs. Henry Weber of Dickinson.

PAUL, Samuel
b. 7 Nov 1880 - Romania, Russia
d. 5 Oct 1955
From Bismarck Tribune, Saturday 15 Oct 1955
Samuel Paul, 74, died in a local hospital, Oct. 5. Born Nov. 7, 1880, in Romania, Russia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Paul. Came to the United States in 1910. Married the former BARBARA DOLL.
Survived by his widow and children, including: Peter, Flasher; George, Bismarck; Agnes (Mrs. Wano Johnson), Duluth; Amelia (Mrs. Peter Miller), Raleigh; Alois, Raleigh; Sister Mary Fedora, Aberdeen; Harold, Fresno, Calif.; Frank, Flasher; Eva, Flasher; Sister Magdelena, Milwaukee; John, Flasher; Mary (Mrs. Raymond Ternes), Sheilds; Margaret, Flasher, and Eugene, in the Air Force in England. Thirty-one grandchildren also survive.

**PAULS, Marie (Regehr)
See Marie Regehr

**PAVLICEK, Mary (Rambousek)
See Mary Rambousek

PECHA, Bernard John
b. 23 Jun 1929 - Goltry, Oklahoma
d. 12 Jan 2009 - Parsons
From Enid News and Eagle - 01-13-09
Enid,OK — Bernard John Pecha, 79, and died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009. Born June 23, 1929, in Goltry to Gustav J. and Mary Chuda Pecha , at Labette Health, Parsons. Married EVELYN YOUNG. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn, of the home in Parsons; one son, David J. Pecha of Parsons; four daughters, Kathryn Warstler, Parsons, Helen Warstler of St. Paul, Kan., Sally Pecha of Mount Hope, Kan., and Judy Blackburn of Parsons; two brothers, Alfred Pecha and Emil Pecha, both of Goltry; three sisters, Lillian Steele Stayton of Ore., Agnes Marie Zoller of Lansdale, Pa.; and Matilda Pecha of Albuquerque, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by two brothers.

PEIRANO, Melvin Leon
b. 27 Apr 1927 - Ellsworth, Kansas
d. 20 Dec 2008 - Seattle, Washington
From Information Furnished
SEATTLE -- Melvin Leon Peirano, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008. Born April 27, 1927, in Ellsworth, Kan., to Augustine and Pearl Peirano. Preceded in death by his wife, Sally, in June 2007. Survivors include two brothers, Franklin D., of Russell, Kan., and Harlan J., of Overland Park, Kan.; three sisters, Geneva L. Heinze Naughton, of Tulsa, Okla., Mary L. Savage, of Comanche, Okla., and Eleanor G. Hunter, of Wilson, Kan.; and 18 nieces and nephews

PEIRANO, Melvin Leon
b. 27 Sep 1927 - Ellsworth, Kansas
d. 20 Dec 2008 - Seattle, Washington
From Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter - Thursday, January 8, 2009
Melvin Leon Peirano, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, in Seattle, Washington. Born April 27, 1927, in Ellsworth to Augustine and Pearl Peirano. Married SALLY SEMAR. Preceded in death by his wife, Sally, in June 2007, his parents, Augustine and Pearl Peirano; a sister, Sharen L. Theis, and a brother, Gerald A. Peirano. He is survived by two brothers, Franklin D. Peirano of Russell and Harlan J. Peirano of Overland Park; three sisters, Geneva L. Heinze Naughton of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mary L. Savage of Comanche, Okla., and Eleanor G. Hunter of Wilson; and 18 nieces and nephews

**PELTIER, Elizabeth Walter (Vogel)
See Elizabeth Vogel

b. 14 Aug 1906
d. 24 Apr 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, April 26, 2009
VICTORIA - Alice Brungardt, 102, died April 24, 2009. Born Aug. 14, 1906, to Leo and Sophie Staab Pelzel. Married BENEDICT BRUNGARDT. He died March 9, 1968. Survivors include: son, Robert; daughters, Mary Alice Knight, Theresa McDade, Venita O'Connor; daughter-in-law, Pat Brungardt-Warner; two brothers, Bill and James Pelzel; four sisters, Irene Bollig, Clara Hetzel, Frances Koester and Marie Mermis.

b. 14 Aug 1906 - Catherine, Kansas
d. 24 Apr 2009 - Victoria, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Sunday, April 26, 2009
Alice Brungardt, 102, died Friday, April 24, 2009, at Victoria. Born Aug. 14, 1906, in Catherine to Leo and Sophie (Staab) Pelzel. Married BENEDICT BRUNGARDT. He preceded her in death March 9, 1968. Survivors include a son, Robert Brungardt and wife, Kathy, Shawnee Mission; three daughters, Mary Alice Knight and husband, Jerry, Corpus Christi, Texas, Theresa McDade and husband, James, Hot Springs Village, Ark..; Venita O'Connor and husband, Joe, Sacramento, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Pat Brungardt-Warner and husband, Wendell, Hays; two brothers, Bill Pelzel, Catherine and James Pelzel and wife, Valeria, Wichita; four sisters, Irene Bollig, Hays, Clara Hetzel and Frances Koester, both of Wichita, and Marie Mermis, Great Bend; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Francis "Frank" Brungardt; a great- grandchild; two brothers, Leo Pelzel and Alphonse Pelzel; and two sisters, Edna Goetz and Beatrice Haas.

PENNER, Elizabeth
b. 3 Sep 1931 - Inman, Kansas
d. 15 May 2009
From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
FALL RIVER — Elizabeth Penner was born on Sept. 3, 1931, to Isaac and Anna Penner in Inman, and died Friday (May 15, 2009). Married CHARLES THOMAS. Celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on May 2. Survived by her husband Charles, of Fall River; son, Jon and wife, Shannon, of Fredonia; granddaughter, Samantha of Mission; sister, Sara of Wichita; brothers, Al (Sue) of North Newton and Paul (Joetta) of Inman; five nieces and nephews; 11 grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and many cousins and friends.

PENNER, Elizabeth I.
b. 3 Sep 1931 - Inman, Kansas
d. 15 May 2009 - Fall River, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
FALL RIVER - Elizabeth I. Penner Thomas, 77, died May 15, 2009. Born Sept. 3, 1931, on a sandhill farm west of Inman, to Isaac and Anna Pauls Penner. Married CHARLES THOMAS. He survives. Other survivors include: son, Jon and wife Shannon, Fredonia; brothers, Al Penner and wife Sue, Newton, and Paul Penner and wife Joetta, Inman; sister, Sara Penner, Wichita; and a granddaughter, Samantha Thomas, Mission.

PENNER, Elizabeth
b. 3 Sep 1931 - Inman, Kansas
d. 15 May 2009
From Newton Kansan - Thursday, May 21, 2009 -
FALL RIVER - Elizabeth Penner was born on Sept. 3, 1931, to Isaac and Anna Penner in Inman, and died Friday (May 15, 2009). Married CHARLES THOMAS . Survived by her husband Charles, of Fall River; son, Jon and wife, Shannon, of Fredonia; granddaughter, Samantha of Mission; sister, Sara of Wichita; brothers, Al (Sue) of North Newton and Paul (Joetta) of Inman; five nieces and nephews; 11 grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and many cousins and friends

PESCHKA, Sister Crescentia (Loretta Caroline)
b. 12 Jul 1913 -
d. 17 Jan 2009 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, January 19, 2009
GREAT BEND - Sister Crescentia Peschka, 95, died Jan. 17, 2009. Born Loretta Caroline Peschka, July 12, 1913, to Bruno and Crescentia Hoffman Peschka. Survivors include: sister, Cynthia "Ciddy" Vick; and her Dominican Sisters. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, John, Michael, Sylvester "Butch," Bruno Jr., Francis, Lawrence and Donald; and sister, Valeria Rodman.

PETER, Joseph
b. 14 Nov 1878 - Russia
d. 9 Jul 1938
From Billings, MT Gazette, Sunday, 10 July 1938
Joseph Peter, 59, died (9 July 1938). Born in Russia, Nov. 14. 1878. Came to the US in 1899. Married MAGDALENE HUTZENBILER. Surviving are his widow, a sister in Russia, two daughters, nine sons, and 17 grandchildren. The daughters are Mrs. Anton Reichert and Mrs. Anton Kroll, both of Fromberg, and the sons are Joe Peters, Chris Peters, Louie Peters, Ralph Peters and John Peters, all of Fromberg, Harry Peters and Jack Peters, both of Bridger; George Peters and Martin Peters, both of Belfry. Mr. Peter’s sons changed their name to Peters.

PETERS, Eldo Armand
b. 15 Oct 1927 - Newton, Kansas
d. 22 Mar 2009 - North Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, March 24, 2009
NORTH NEWTON - Eldo Armand Peters, 81, died March 22, 2009. Born Oct. 16, 1927, in Newton, the son of Ernst and Hermina Schmidt Peters. Survivors include: two brothers, Irvin, Buhler, and Edwin, Hesston

PETERS, George
b. 1 Mar 1905 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 30 Jul 1969 - Belfry
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 1 Aug 69
BELFRY—George Peters, 64, died Wednesday. Born March 1, 1905, in Dickinson, N.D., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Peters. Married ANNA HUTZENBELER. Surviving are the widow; four sons, Andy, Bridger, George Jr. and Bob, Belfry, and Albert, U.S. Army in Germany; six daughters, Mrs. Glen Wilm, Rose Peters, and Mrs. Robert Mayrand, all of Billings, Mrs. Joe Feller, Bridger, Mrs. Gordon Wolf, Beaverton, Ore., and Alice Peters, Belfry; seven brothers, Harry, Belfry, Chris, Jack and Ralph, all of Bridger, Joe, Kansas, John, Laurel, and Louis, Arizona; two sisters, Mrs. Anton Reichert, Billings and Mrs. Tony Kroll, Laurel; and 23 grandchildren

PETERS, Martin John
b. 27 Aug 1907 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 2 Nov 1867 - Rockvale
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 4 Nov 1968
FROMBERG—Martin John Peters, 61, died Saturday in a two-truck collision south of Rockvale. Born Aug. 27, 1907, in Dickinson, ND. Married MAGDELENA HUTZENBILER. Survivors include the widow; 3 sons, Martin, Belfry; Daniel, Maywood, CA, and Fred, Fromberg; 5 daughters, Mrs. David Ilaney, Miss Rosalee Peters, and Mrs. Leonard Kroll, all Fromberg; Mrs. Reuben Roehl, Park City and Mrs. Leroy Metzger, Laurel; 2 sisters, Mrs. Anton Reichert, Billings and Mrs. Tony Kroll, Laurel; 8 brothers, George and Harry, both Belfry; Jack, Chris and Ralph, all Bridger; John, Laurel; Joe, Humbolt, KS, and Louis, Williams, AZ, and 8 grandchildren.

PETERS, Ruth Marie
b. 12 Dec 1923 - McPherson County, Kansas
d. 24 Dec 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, December 27, 2008
INMAN - Ruth Marie Peters Fast, 85, died Dec. 24, 2008. Born Dec. 12, 1923, in McPherson County, the daughter of John E. and Marie Thiessen Peters. Married SAMUEL G. FAST. He passed away on Sept. 10, 2006. Survived by: two daughters, Judy Diener and husband Weldon, Hutchinson, and Nancy Tieszen and husband Galen, Wellington; one son, Richard Fast, Inman; one sister, Martha Harmon, Inman; three granddaughters, Monica Miller, Angie Stephens and husband Dan, Melissa Tieszen; two grandsons, Brian Tieszen, Ryan Fast; and one great-grandson, Samuel Stephens. Preceded in death by one son, Gary, one grandson, Jason Miller, and one sister, Esther Esau.

b. 21 Jan 1929 - Joplin, Missouri
d. 28 Jan 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Friday, January 30, 2009
Edward N. Peterson, 80, died Jan. 28 (2009). Born Jan. 21, 1929, in Joplin, Mo., he was the son of Nels and Katherine Garrison Peterson. Married DONNA LITTLE ; they were later divorced. He later began his life with JANIS STALCUP BRACK. Survivors include his wife, Janis Brack Peterson, of the home; three sons, Edward H. Peterson and Kenneth D. Peterson, both of Wichita, and Mark E. Peterson and wife Lisa of Great Bend; three stepdaughters, Sandra L. Brack of McPherson, Sherri R. Brack of Muldrow, Okla., and Shannon E. King and husband Greg of Great Bend; five grandchildren, Audra Peterson, Justin Peterson, Taylor Libby, Morgan King and Ryan King; and a great-grandchild, Amaya Peterson. Preceded in death by a brother, Richard Peterson.

**PFAFF, Mrs. John
See (Mrs. John) Renner

PFAFF, Delores Marion
b. 13 Feb 1929 - Torrington, Wyoming
d. 21 Jan 2009 -
From Casper Star Tribune, Casper, WY - 23 Jan 2009
TORRINGTON, WY -- DELORES MARION EISENBARTH, 79, died on Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Born February 13, 1929 in Torrington, Wyoming, the daughter of Calvin and Anna (Herdt) Pfaff. Married PAUL EDWIN EISENBARTH. To this union four boys were born. Survived by her four sons, Larry Gene and Terry Lee Eisenbarth, both of Torrington, Wyoming, Ronald Dean Eisenbarth of Wheatland, WY, and Steven Ray Eisenbarth of Kalispel, Montana, one brother Howard Dean Pfaff of Sioux Falls, SD, twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul, three brothers, Almont “Sonny”, Edward LeRoy “Eddie”, and Donald Lee Pfaff, and one great granddaughter Amber Dawn Eisenbarth.

PFAFF, Vincent
b. 27 May 1880 - Odessa, Russia
d. 31 Aug 1972 - Dupre Manor
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 1 Sep 1972
Vincent Pfaff, 92, died early Thursday. Born May 27, 1880, in Odessa, Russia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Pfaff. Came to Richardton ND in 1890. Married MAGDALENA MESSER. She died in 1950.
Survivors include 2 sons, John of Brownsville OR, and Jake of 3318 2nd Ave. South; 4 daughters, Mrs. Frank Jantzer of Portland OR, Mrs. Rhienhart Hofferber of 1249 North 26th St., Mrs. Margaret Bohl of 736 Terry Ave., and Mrs. Emil Frasch of Van Buren AR; a sister, Mrs. Joe Sutherland of Vancouver WA; 15 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren

PFANNENSTIEL, Sister Augusta
b. 28 Aug 1920 - Ness City, Kansas
d. 8 Jan 2009 - Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Saturday, January 10, 2009
Pfannenstiel, Sister Augusta, ASC, teacher, died Jan. 8, 2009. Born Aug. 28, 1920 in Ness City, Kan., to the late Francis Anthony and Rosa (Kronewitter) Pfannenstiel. Preceded in death by brothers, Linus, Alfonse and Richard Pfannenstiel and sisters, Mary Weilert, Anna Harper, Philomena Franz. Survivors: sisters, Sister Loyola Pfannenstiel, ASC of Wichita, Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas; nieces, nephews and Sisters of the ASC Community.

b. 20 Jan 1938 - Munjor, Kansas
d. 14 Jan 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, January 17, 2009
Darlene A. Melland, 70, died Jan. 14, 2009. Born Jan. 20, 1938, in Munjor, Kan., the daughter of Aegidius and Clara Gross Pfannenstiel. Married JOHN R. MELLAND. He survives. Other survivors include: sons, Richard, Anamosa, Iowa, Mike, Hutchinson, Patrick, Paul, and Tom, all of Kansas City, Mo.; daughters, Mary Leimbach, Cheverly, Md., Angella Schrock, Hutchinson, Kathleen Courington, Kansas City, Mo., and Jeanne Davison, Lakewood, Colo.; sisters, Freda Young, Dolores Crathorne, Mary Grace Westgate, Juanita Ketchum, all of Hutchinson, and Velma Sietz, Darien Conn.; and 17 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

b. 24 Jun 1921
d. 21 Jun 2009
From Salina Journal - Tuesday, June 23, 2009
NORTON -- Felix F. Pfannenstiel, 87, died Sunday, June 21, 2009. Born June 24, 1921. Preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, in 1982. Survivors include sons, James, Herman and Aldon, all of Norton, and Greg, of Phillipsburg; daughters, Linda Esslinger, of Norton, Virginia Bushness, of Speed, and Mary Johnston, of Belleville; brother, Ralph; sisters, Aggie Lang, Teresa Schemm and Marilyn Bivens; 20 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

b. 15 Mar 1930 - Great Bend, Kansas
d. 31 Dec 2008 - Denver, Colorado
From Hays Daily News - Sunday, January 4, 2009
Gilbert "Gill" Pfanenstiel, (?) 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008. Born March 15, 1930, in Great Bend to Anton G. and Theresa (Berens) Pfannenstiel. Married LYDIA MILLER. Survivors include his wife, of the home; four sons, Vernon, Jerry, Chris and Allen; two daughters, Donna and Karen; and 12 grandchildren.

PFANNENSTIEL, Isadore Edward
b. 6 May 1921 - Munjor, Kansas
d. 23 Dec 2008 - Denver, Colorado
From Salina Journal - Wednesday, December 31, 2008
DENVER — Isadore Edward Pfannenstiel, 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. Born May 6, 1921, in Munjor, Kan., to John and Rose (Spier) Pfannenstiel. Preceded in death by his wife, Anna; his parents; brothers, Clarence, Gene and Alfonse; and a sister, Opal Bailey. Survivors include daughters, Claudia (Don) Stevenson, Carol (Paul) White and Cheryl Taylor, all of Salina, Kan.; sons, Leon (Donnita), of Loch Buie, and Jerome (Sharon), of Brighton; brothers, Frank and Raymond, both of Denver; sisters, Viola Smith, of Denver, and Louise Rohr, of Hays, Kan.; 18 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

b. 19 Dec 1978 - Hays, Kansas
d. 1 June 2009
From Hays Daily News - Thursday, June 4, 2009
Lisa Agnes Pfannenstiel, 30, died Monday, June 1, 2009, as a result of an automobile accident.
Born Dec. 19, 1978, in Hays to A.J. and Linda (Dreiling) Pfannenstiel. Survivors include a son, Tanner Haselhorst; her parents; her significant other, Travis Haselhorst; his parents, Art and Shirley Haselhorst; his brother, Tyler Haselhorst; her brother, C.J. Pfannenstiel and fiancé, Sara; and her grandparents, Orville and Dolores Haselhorst, and Lawrence J. Dreiling, all of Hays, and Mary Ann Legleiter, Liebenthal. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Alois and Domitilla Pfannenstiel, Norma J. Dreiling and Francis Legleiter; and her aunt and uncle, Donald D. and Elizabeth Pfannenstiel.

b. abt 1936
d. 17 Dec 2008 - Lincoln, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Friday, December 19, 2008
LINCOLN -- Mary Jo Pfannenstiel, 72, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008. Survivors: daughters, Deann (Fred) Harrison, of Beatrice, Delores (Ronald) Smith, of Lincoln, and Dawn Pfannenstiel (Matthew Mocio), Beatrice; son, Dirk Kersey, of Seattle; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: husband, Donald, in 1983; daughter, Denise Mercer; son, Derick; and three brothers.

b. 30 Sep 1919 - Munjor, Kansas
d. 9 Jun 2009 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Thursday, June 11,2009
Philippa Pfannenstiel, 89, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009. Born Sept. 30, 1919, in Munjor to Martin and Catherine (Leiker) Pfannenstiel. Married PAUL J. PFANNENSTIEL on Feb. 25, 1946, in Antonino. He preceded her in death June 29, 1995. Survivors include a son, Kenneth and wife, Diana, Hays; a brother, Henry Pfannenstiel, Hays; a granddaughter, Sara Mahoney and husband, Matthew, Merriam; a grandson, Kevin Pfannenstiel and wife, Tanda; a great-grandson, Jaxson Pfannenstiel; and great-granddaughter, Lexi Faye Pfannenstiel, all of Westminster, Colo. Preceded in death by two brothers, Rupert and Alfred Pfannenstiel; a sister, Sophie Windholz; five half-brothers, Frank, Casper, Nick, Boniface and Celestine Pfannenstiel; and two half-sisters, Pauline Rupp and Mary Karlin.

b. abt 1920
d. 18 Apr 2009
From Salina Journal, Monday, April 20, 2009
HAYS -- Philomena Pfannenstiel, 89, died April 18, 2009. Preceded in death by: husband, IGNATIUS. Survivors: sons, Ronald (Donna), Schoenchen, James (Corazon), Castro Valley, Calif., Joseph (Sheila), McPherson, and Richard (Susan), Oakley; daughters, Patricia (Ronald) Lowe, Pflugerville, Texas, Joan (Eugene) Zamrzla, Wilson, and Mary Link, Neosho, Mo.; 22 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

**PFANNENSTIEL, Philomena ( Haas)
See Philomena Haas

PFANNENSTIEL, Philomene Marie
b. 10 Aug 1922 - Ellis County, Kansas
d. 6 Feb 2009 - Quinter, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Sunday, February 8, 2009
Philomene "Minnie" Marie Lang, 86, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. Born Aug. 10, 1922, in rural Ellis County to Joseph M. and Sophie (Rupp) Pfannenstiel. Survivors include four sons, Derrell Lang, Maricopa, Ariz., Kenneth Lang, Colby, Gary Lang, Westminster, Calif., and Randy Lang, Castle Rock, Colo.; two daughters, Charlene Wittman, Shawnee, and Coleen Pickett, Longmont, Colo.; two sisters, Rita Bieker, Hays, and Mary Ann Schmeidler, Catherine; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband BERNARD "BENNIE" LANG on March 2, 1981.

PFAU, Barbara
b. 24 Sep 1884 - Odessa, Russia
d. 4 Oct 1955 - Sidney
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 6 Oct 1955
SIDNEY—Mrs. Michael Rambur, 71, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday. Born Sept. 24, 1884, near Odessa, Russia, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Pfau. Came to this country in 1906. Married MICHAEL RAMBUR. Surviving are her husband, three sons, Phillip, Matthias and Michael, all of Sidney; five daughters, Mrs. Doehler Cartwright of Troy, Mrs. Harold Martin of Bozeman, Mrs. H. C. Horner of Troy, Mrs. Virgil Bouchard and Mrs. Harvey Christensen, both of Sidney; 22 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Joseph Rambur of Sidney, and three brothers, Joseph Pfau of Mandan, N.D., Anton Pfau of Seattle and Raymond Pfau of Tacoma

PFAU, Henry
b. 11 Nov 1914 - Holiday, North Dakota
d. 21 Mar 1974 - Warm Springs State Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 22 Mar 1974
SIDNEY—Mass for Henry Pfau, 59, died Wednesday. Born Nov. 11, 1914, in Holiday, N.D., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Pfau. Married EDITH OGILBY. Survivors include a son, Tom, Las Vegas, Nev.; three daughters, Judy, California, Becky and Shirley, Sheridan, Wyo.; six brothers, Anton, Joe, Dan, Phil and Pete, all of Sidney, and John, St. Louis MO.; two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Christensen, Crain, and Mrs. Wilbur Rupp, Sidney; and four grandchildren.

PFAU, John F.
b. 14 May 1908 - Mandan, North Dakota
d. May 1975 - Jamestown, North Dakota
From Missoula MT Missoulian, 7 May 1975
Pfau, John F. 1908-1975 - John F. Pfau, 66, died Monday in Jamestown ND. Born May 14, 1908 in Mandan ND. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; 2 sons, Dalton C., Kelso WA and John L., Spokane WA; daughter Mrs. Sharon Fraser, Missoula; 2 brothers, Joe, Seaside CA and Tony, Mandan ND, and 9 grandchildren.

PFAU, Margaret
b. 28 Jan 1888 - Russia
d. 11 May 1970
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 13 May 1970
SIDNEY—Margaret Rambur, 82, died Monday. Born Jan. 28, 1888, in Russia, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Pfau. Married to JOSEPH RAMBUR. Survivors include 2 sons, Frank, Tracy CA, and Raymond, Lovelock NV; 2 daughters, Mrs. Anton Pfau, Sidney, and Mrs. Harto Moger, Berthold ND; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

PFAU, Phillip
b. 6 Dec 1925 - Dodge, North Dakota
d. 25 Feb 1976 - Miles City
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 26 Feb 1976
SIDNEY—Phillip Pfau, 50, died Wednesday. Born Dec. 6, 1925, in Dodge, N.D., a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Pfau. Survivors include five brothers, Anton, Joe, Pete, and his twin, Dan Pfau, all of Sidney, and John Pfau of St. Louis Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Christensen of Crane and Mrs. Eva Rupp of Sidney.

PFAU, Regina
b. 22 Mar 1913 - Richardton, North Dakota
d. 7 Jun 1962 - Community Memorial Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette,Saturday 9 Jun 1962 -
SIDNEY - Mrs. Regina Phinney, 49, wife of Roy Phinney, died Thursday night. Born at Richardton, N.D., March 22, 1913, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pfau. Married ROY PHINNEY. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Dennis, 15, and Douglas, 12, and a daughter, Myrna, 13, all of the family home; seven brothers, Henry Phau (sic) of Ranchester, Wyo., John Pfau, Daniel Pfau, serving with the Army in Italy, Anton, Joe, Phillip and Peter, all of Sidney; two sisters, Mrs. Art Christensen of Savage and Mrs. Wilbur Rupp of Sidney.

PFAU, Robert
b. 1930
d. 24 Sep 1947
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 25 Sep 1947
Glendive, Sept. 24—Robert Pfau, 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Pfau, died Wednesday afternoon from spinal injuries received Tuesday night when an auto in which he and two other Glendive youths were driving overturned 13 miles east of here on highway 10. Investigating officers said headlights on the 1933 car failed on a curve, causing the accident. The three boys were returning from a wrestling match in Wibaux… (no additional significant information)

**PFEIFER, Albina (Dreiling)
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PFEIFER, Julius Richard, "JR"
b. 1 Apr 1927 - Hyacinth, Kansas
d. 29 May 2009 - Cut Bank, Montana
From Hays Daily News - Thursday, June 4, 2009
Julius Richard, "JR", Pfeifer, 82, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2009. Survivors include daughters, Sharon (Jerry) Fetters, Helena, Cindy (Mike) Askelson of Great Falls; son, Glen Pfeifer of Cut Bank; son-in-law, Darrol Berkram of Cut Bank; step daughter, Charlene (Ben) Droste of Lawrence, KS; ten grandchildren, Jade, Joel and Jena Fetters, Tim Askelson, Rachelle (Mike) Roman, Kylan & Jace Berkram, and Brittany, Kayley and Justin Pfeifer; 2 great-grandchildren, Keith and Matthew; sister, Sr Julia Pfeifer of Fon du Lac, WI, Ritha Linenberger of Denver, CO, Virginia Jacobs of Hays, KS, Twila Smith of Lakin, KS; Clarene Baker of Indiana & Delores Pederson, Russell KS; brother, Al Pfeifer of Columbus, OH, Gilbert Pfeifer of Greely, Co, Herbert Pfeifer of Canal Winchester, OH and Jerry Pfeifer of Buffalo, OH. Preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary (2004); parents, Peter & Rosa Pfeifer; daughter, Tami Berkram (2005); sisters, Anna Mary Fisher and Sr Alma Rose Pfeifer; brothers. Floyd, Paul, Jim & Pfeifer. Born April 1, 1927 at Hyacinth, Kansas to Peter & Rosa (Liberto Kloppertanz) Pfeifer. Married ROSEMARY WERTH.

PFEIFER, Wayne Lyle
b. 13 Dec 1922 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d. 18 March 2009 - Fullerton, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 26 Mar 2009
Wayne Lyle Pfeifer, 86, passed away Wednesday, March 18, (2009). Born Dec. 13, 1922 in Scottsbluff to John Harvey and Anna Mathilde (Hiersche) Pfeifer. One of seven children. Survived by two sisters H. Irma LaBat of Littleton, Colo., and Doris Steele of Potter; one sister-in-law Ola Mae Pfeifer of Scottsbluff; 11 nieces and four nephews and their families. Preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers Leonard, H. Clyde, Ray, and J. Dean.

b. 18 Jan 1874 - Hungary
d. 7 Apr 1954
From Dickinson ND Press, Saturday 10 Apr 1954
Mrs. Peter Dassinger died Wednesday, April 7. [nee Susanna Pfeiffer] Mrs. Dassinger was born in Hungary, Jan. 18, 1874. Came to the US in 1897. Married PETER DASSINGER who preceded her in death with 3 of their children. Surviving children are Stephen, Dickinson; Katherine Bogner, Gladstone; Susan Grassel, Gladstone; and Mary Klecker of Minot. Other survivors are 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, a brother, Joseph Pfeiffer, Sebastopil CA; and a sister, Mary Blank, Salem OR.

b. 11 Aug 1867 - Russia
d. 4 Jan 1944
From Bismarck Tribune - Thursday, 6 Jan 944
Pfeifle, John 1867-1944 - John Pfeifle, 76, died Tuesday. Born Aug. 11, 1867, in Russia.
He had no known relatives in this country.

** PFENNING, Leah (Schmunk)
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PFLIGER, Elizabeth Francis
b. 15 Feb 1927 - Oliver County
d. 21 Jan 2009 - Mandan, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune 25 Jan 09
CENTER - Elizabeth "Betty" Francis Hagel, 81, passed away on Jan. 21, 2009. Born in Oliver County on Feb. 15, 1927, to Matthew and Regina Pfliger. Betty was a single mom who successfully raised her five children. Survived by two daughters, Regina (Lee) Husfloen, Center, and Judith (Lawrence) McNulty, Center; three sons, Gary (Susan) Hagel, Center, Dennis (Susan) Hagel, Hazen, and Roy; eight grandchildren, Dana (Kelly), Rich, Jenny (Cory), Nicole and special friend, Gus, Kyle (Julie), Angela (Brady), Scott (Beth) and Cory (Jana); 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Nick Berger; and 3 sisters, Francis (Benjamin) Fuchs, Edith (Eugene) Albers and Katherine (John) Kautzman. Preceded in death by her husband, RUFUS (HAGEL); her parents, Matthew and Regina; her stepmother, Rose; two sisters; one brother; one granddaughter, Rana Husfloen; and one sister-in-law, Cleora Berger.

**PHINNEY, Regina (Pfau)
See Regina Pfau

PIEL, Juhree Gayle
b. 14 Mar 1939
d. 2 Dec 2008
From Information received
Juhree Gayle Piel Bisel was born March 14, 1939, and died Dec. 2, 2008 at age 69. Her parents were Ewalt H. and Chloris Bettie Sargent Piel. Married GEORGE W. BISEL. Survived by her husband, George; three stepchildren, Theresa Wiggens of Tulsa, Kelly Bisel of Chandler and Neal Bisel of Okeene; eight grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.

PIEL, Susana
b. 19 Aug 1867 - Russia
d. 16 Oct 1944
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 17 Oct 1944
Adolph, Susana (Piel) 1867-1944 - Mrs. Susana Adolph, 77, died Monday (Oct. 16) . Born in Russia Aug. 19, 1867, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Piel. Married in Russia to JACOB ADOLPH. He died Aug. 15, 1941. Surviving are 3 sons, Ronald Adolph of Delphia; Richard Adolph, 319 North Broadway, and Ferdinand Adolph, of Coeur d’Alene ID; six daughters, Mrs. Leverne Hamilton of Missoula, Mrs. Marie Mikalson of Seattle, Mrs. Hershel Slavens of Molt, Mrs. Charles P. Wolverton, 1125 North Twenty-ninth street; Mrs. Chris Fletcher, 217 Lewis avenue, and Mrs. John Slavens, 123 Wyoming avenue, and 19 grandchildren.

PONSON, Thelma C.
b. 24 Dec 1915 - Moorcroft, Wyoming
d. 3 Mar 2009 - Westview Health Care Center
From Sheridan Press, Sheridan, WY - 6 Mar 2009
Thelma C. Huff, 93, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009. Born Dec. 24, 1915, in Moorcroft to Louis and Faye (Ely) Ponson, early day homesteaders on the Belle Fourche River and on Four Horse Creek in Crook County. Married DAVID HUFF. Preceded in death by her husband of 75 years; one brother; and three sisters, including her twin, Wilma. Survivors include one son, Robert Huff of Sheridan; one daughter, Winnie Borgialli of Buffalo; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.

POPE, Adam
b. 1 Oct 1907 - Russia
d. 2 Aug 1924
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 5 Aug 1924
Pope, Adam 1907-1924 - Adam Pope, 17-year-old lad, drowned near Huntley Saturday evening,.
Was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Pope, born in Russia October 1, 1907. Survived by his mother and father, and two sisters, Mrs. J. A. Pope and Miss Mollie Pope, both of the Huntley community.

POPE, George Phillip
b. 11 Jun 1858 - Russia
d. 20 Aug 1947 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 21 Aug 1947
Pope, George Phillip 1858-1947 - George Phillip Pope, 89, died Wednesday. Lived at Huntley with his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Pope. Born in Russia on June 11, 1858, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Pope. Married MARY KATHERINE POPE. She died on Oct. 10, 1927. Besides his son in Huntley, survivors are another son, George Phillip Pope, Jr., living in Michigan; a brother, John Phillip Pope, 220 South Thirty-eighth street; 10 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

POPP, Clifford Glenn
b. 14 Jul 1931 - Russell, Kansas
d. 27 May 2009
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Friday, May 29, 2009
WILSON — Clifford Glenn Popp died May 27 (2009). Born on July 14, 1931, on the family farm south of Russell to Emil and Martha (Templing) Popp. Survived by his wife Alita of the home; daughters Cathlyn Podlena of Kanopolis, Carolyn (Ben) Nondorf of Wilson and Michelle (Richard) Jackson of Salina; son Allan (Debra) Popp of Grove, Okla.; two stepdaughters, Donna Krug of Russell and Carla Parker of Coates; sister Lucille (Winslow) Janda of Wilson, six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous stepgrand and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, his first wife FRANCES PAULINE BROWN in 1968 and his second wife SHARON STEINLE in 1986.

**POPP, Dorothy May (Ellard)
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**POPP, Viola M. (Kuhn)
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**PRENTICE, Arlene (Rolfs)
See Arlene Rolfs

b. 11 Dec 1917 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d. 12 Feb 2009 - Bayard, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 15 Feb 2009
Anna Aulick, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 12, (2009). Born on Dec. 11, 1917 in Scottsbluff, to Carl and Catherine (Spadey) Prester. Married PAUL AULICK. Survivors include her daughters, Susan (Ted) Elias of Milwaukee, Wis. and Sharon Fertig of Bayard; nine grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, John Prester, sister Catherine Schafer and son-in-law, Richard Fertig.

**PRIVRATSKY, Agnes Theresa (Trinka)
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**PRIVRATSKY, Deidra Mae (Urlacher)
See Deidra Mae Urlacher

**PROPP, Katherina Margaret (Schwab)
See Katherina Margaret Schwab

PROPP, Samuel
b. 12 Mar 1847 - Russia
d. 6 Mar 1935
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 7 Mar 1935
Propp, Samuel 1847-1935 - Samuel Propp died early Wednesday (Mar. 6). Made his home with his daughter, Mrs. John Bender. Born in Russia March 12, 1847, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Propp. Married CHRISTINA E. ZINN. Besides his daughter here, he is survived by 4 sons, Philip of Long Beach CA, Samuel, Jr., of Worden, John of Topeka KS, and Jacob of Pecos TX. Seven other children are dead.

**PUGSLEY, Dorothy M. (Rinehart)
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