**RADKE, Bernice Isabel (Wilhelm)
See Bernice Isabel Wilhelm

b. 10 May 1922 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d. 8 Apr 2009 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From Published in The Star-Herald- Scottsbluff, NE - from 4/8/2009 - 4/11/2009
Emma Knaub, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009 . Born May 10, 1922 at Scottsbluff, the daughter of Henry and Eva (Kuhlman) Rahmig. Married BILL KNAUB, the son of George and Mary (Rein) Knaub. To this union three children were born: Duane, Harvey and Kathie. Survivors include her sons Duane (Linda) Knaub of Lingle, Wyo., Harvey (Sharon) Knaub of Torrington, Wyo., Kathie (Dwayne) Weiss of Scottsbluff, grandchildren Jodi Palmer, Jacki (Jay) Scheel, Kimberly Smith, Troy (Joell) Knaub, Nicci Vorse, James Becker, Alisha Becker, 13 great grandchildren, step-grandchildren Shari Rosso, Amy Potter, 3 step-great grandchildren, sisters Mary Knaub of Scottsbluff, Martha Keller of Gering, twin brother Dave Rahmig of Gering, half-brothers Alex Rahmig, of Mitchell, and Reiny Rahmig of Gering. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Fred and Hank Rahmig, sisters Anna Uhrich, Mollie Fertig and Eva Fertig and stepbrother Elmer Schilreff.

b. 12 Apr 1886 - Russia
d. 4 Jul 1956
From Dickinson Press, Saturday 7 Jul 1956
Pavlicek, Mary (Rambousek) 1886-1956 - Mrs. Mary Pavlicek, 70, died July 4 (1956). Born in Russia, April 12, 1886, the daughter of Joe and Mary Sresmovi Rambousek. Came to the US at the age of 4.
Married JOSEPH PAVLICEK. He died in 1941. Survivors are 3 sons, Joe and Anton, Dickinson; Vincent, Aurora OR; 5 daughters, Mrs. Joe Jirges, Mrs. Vincent Praus and Mrs. Joe Pavlicek and Mrs. Henry Ridl, all of Dickinson and Mrs. Peter Kolar, Woodman OR. Other survivors are 50 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Frank and Anton Rambousek, Dickinson and Joe, Alboy OR; and Wenzel, Dickinson.


b. 1 Jul 1912 - Mandan, North Dakota
d. 16 Nov 1964
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 18 Nov 1964
SIDNEY— Anton Rambur, 52, died late Monday night. Born July 1, 1912, at Mandan ND, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rambur. Married JESSIE M. COX,. She died Sept. 12, 1959. Married FANNIE B. YADON. Surviving are his widow; 2 sons, David W. of Toppenish WA, and Daniel M. of Sidney; a daughter, Mrs. Mary M. Sheehan of Sidney; a stepson, Tom Yadon of Fairview; 3 stepdaughters, Mrs. Floyd Yockim of Miles City, Mrs. Lloyd Diefel of Billings and Mrs. Ernie Valnes of Fairview; his parents of Sidney; 2 brothers, Frank of Orasi CA, and Raymond of Powers Lake ND; 2 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Moger of Carpio ND, and Mrs. Mary Pfau of Sidney, and 22 grandchildren.
**RAMBUR, Barbara (Pfau)
See Barbara Pfau

RAMBUR, Joseph
b. 6 Aug 1885 - Odessa, Russia
d. 20 Jan 1968 - Sidney, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 21 Jan 1968
SIDNEY—Joseph Rambur, 82, died Saturday. Born in Odessa, Russia, Aug. 6, 1885. Came to the US in 1903. Married MARGARET PFAU. Survivors include the widow; 2 daughters, Mrs. Harto Moger, of Berthold ND, Mrs. Anton Pfau, of Sidney; 2 sons, Frank, of Tracy CA, Raymond, of Lovelock NV; 3 brothers, Sebastian, of Baker, Henry, of Parshall ND, Frank, of Mandan; 3 sisters, Mrs. Tom Schultz, of Baker, Sister Martha Rambur, of St. Mary’s Convent in Bismarck, Mrs. Rosemary Lanz, of Mandan, Eva, in Washington; 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

**RAMBUR, Margaret (Pfau)
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RAMBUR, Sebastian
b. 28 Aug 1887 - South Russia
d. 11 May 1974 - Baker, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 13 May 1974
BAKER—Sebastian Rambur, 86, died Saturday evening. Born Aug. 28, 1887, in South Russia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Methias Rambur. In 1903, he moved with his family to the US. Married SERAPHINA KLEIN. Survivors include the widow; 3 sons, Henry and Theodore both of Baker, and John of Terry; 2 daughters, Mrs. Catherine Blutt of Sioux City IA, and Mrs. Ruby Lentz of O’Fallon IL; a brother, Henry of Parshall ND; 3 sisters, Mrs. Anna Schultz of Baker, Mrs. Eva Hartwig of Seattle WA, and Mrs. Rosemary Luntz, Mandan; 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

b. 1 Feb 1918
d. 18 Mar 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, March 20, 2009
McPHERSON - Carl W. "Champ" Ratzlaff, 91, died March 18, 2009. Born Feb. 1, 1918, the son of William C. and Katherine Dirkson Ratzlaff. Married RUTH LORRAINE WILLIAMSON. She survives. Other survivors include: several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

b. 1 Feb 1918 - Inman, Kansas
d. 18 Mar 2009 - McPherson, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Friday, March 20, 2009
McPHERSON -- Carl W. "Champ" Ratzlaff, 91, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009. Born Feb. 1, 1918, in Inman. Preceded in death by his sisters, Martha Totten, Florence Byers, Mabel Rodgers and Irene Ray; and brother, Ernest. Survivors include his wife, Ruth, of the home; and numerous nieces and nephews.

RATZLAFF, Chester A.
b. 25 Oct 1939
d. 20 Feb 2009 - Scott City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, February 22, 2009
SCOTT CITY - Chester A. Ratzlaff, 69, died Feb. 20, 2009. Born Oct. 25, 1939, to Herman B. and Elsie Dirks Ratzlaff. Married FREDA A. DAFFRON. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Steven and Shari; seven brothers, Virgil, Garry, Delbert, Leonard, Milford, Mike and Galen; three sisters, Virginia Koehn, Joyce Koehn and Glenda Ryan; a grandson, Collin; and a granddaughter, Clarissa Ratzlaff.

**RATZLAFF, Ruth Pankratz (Janzen)
See Ruth Janzen

**RATZLAFF, Viola A. (Glenn)
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b. ca 1886 - Russia
d. 1956
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 3 May 1956
Raudsep, Emilie (___) not given/ca.1886-1956 - GILLETTE, Wyo.—Mrs. Emilie Raudsep, 70, died.
Born in Russia. Married HANS RAUDSEP. Survivors are two sons, Albert of Moorcroft and Arnold of Savage MT; four daughters, Miss Selma Raudsep of Gillette, Mrs. Hilda Simpson of Moorcroft, Mrs. Ella Rowhauser of Newcastle and Mrs. Lieda Hatfield of Savage; two sisters, both in Estonia and 11 grandchildren.

**RAUH, Genevieve Dink (Gillum)
See Genevieve Dink Gillum

**RAUSCH, Elizabeth Jane (Hein)
See Elizabeth Jane Hein

**RAUSCH, Geraldine Elizabeth (Adelhardt)
See Geraldine Elizabeth Adelhardt

b. 3 Oct 1909 - Glenn Ullin, North Dakota
d. April 1950 - Portland, Oregon
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 7 Apr 1950
Adam Reather, 40, died Sunday. Born Oct. 3, 1909, in Glen Ullin, N.D., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reather. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Anton Ehli, 107 North Twentieth street; three brothers, Albert Reather of 105 North Twentieth street, Joseph Reather of 119 North Twentieth street and Nick Reather of 2613 Second avenue south, and five sisters, Mrs. Jake Hofferber, Poly drive, Mrs. Glen Angst, Huntley, Mrs. Jack Parker, 215 South Thirty-ninth street and Mrs. Mona Smalley and Mrs. Mack McKee of San Luis Obispo, Cal.

b. 12 Oct 1901 - Russia
d. 26 Feb 1969 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 28 Feb 1969
Albert Reather, 67, died Wednesday Born in Russia Oct. 12, 1901, to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reather. Came with his parents in 1902. Married ANN DUKART. Survivors include the widow; three sons, Orville, 1948 Clark Ave., Albert G., 2204 Clark Ave., Ronald W., 2142 Beloit Drive; a daughter, Mrs. John Arp, 320 Clark Ave.; two brothers, Joseph, 905 Ave. F., Nick, 522 S. 27th St.; five sisters, Mrs. Jake Hofferber, 1924 Clark Ave., Mrs. Lyman Walter, Bethel Island, Calif., Mrs. Glen Angst, Wenatche, Wash., Mrs. Rose McKee, Warm Springs, Mrs. Jack Parker, Miles City; and 10 grandchildren.

**REATHER, Betty Jo (Mollett)
See Betty Jo Mollett
b. 15 Jun 1866 - Russia
d. 4 May 1930
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 5 May 1930
Joseph Reather, 63 years old, died Sunday morning . Married in Russia, Oct. 4, 1896, to VERONICA (GOP) , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christ Gop. Surviving are: the widow, five daughters, Mrs. J. Hofferber, Monica, Eva, Rose Marie and Josephine Reather, and four sons, Joe Reather, Jr., Nick, Albert and Adam, all children living in Billings. There is also a grandson and one sister, Mrs. Carolina Koop of Mandan, N.D

REATHER, Tillie Ann
b. 17 May 1903 - Glen Ullin, North Dakota
d. 6 Jun 1976 - Laurel Nursing Home
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 8 Jun 1976
Tillie Ann Hofferber, 73, widow of JACOB HOFFERBER, died Sunday. Born May 17, 1903, in Glen Ullin, N.D., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reather. Her husband died March 23, 1976. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mike C. Kuchera, 2545 Wyoming Ave.; two sons, Jacob Hofferber of 711 Birh St., and Charles Hofferber of 2108 Pine St.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Glen Angst of Wenatchee, Wash., Mrs. Jack Parker of Miles City, Mrs. Lyman Walker of Bethel Island, Calif., and Mrs. Rose McKee of Great Falls; and two brothers, Nick Reather of 1 Queen Victoria Place and Joseph Reather of Shepherd.

RECH, Katherine
b. 25 Jan 1878 - Hungary
d. 4 Sep 1956 - Richarton, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, Friday 7 Sep 1956
Siller, Katherine (Rech) 1878-1956 - Katherine Siller died Sept. 4, (1956). Born in Hungary, Jan. 25, 1878, to Peter and Margaret Rech. Came to the US in 1902. Married PETER SILLER in Hungary in 1902. Five sons and 2 daughters were born to them. They are Peter, Mott; Charles, Redwood CA; Kasper, Williston; Nick, Seattle; and Anton, Yakima; Mrs. Adam Senn, Richardton; and Mrs. Leo Steckler, Richardton. Other survivors are 24 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Johnny Schneider and a sister and brother still in Hungary.

REGEHR, Bernard R.
b. 19 Oct 1917 - Littlefield, Texas
d. 16 May 2009 - Dodge City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) - Monday, May 18, 2009
MONTEZUMA - Bernard R. Regehr, 91, died May 16, 2009. Born Oct. 19, 1917, in Littlefield, Texas, to John D. and Helena Loewen Regehr. Married GERTRUDE KOEHN. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Ronald; daughters, Lanna Reed, and Mechelle Dirks; brothers, Johnny, and Leonard; sisters, Marianne Giesbrecht, Connie Mininger, Lavina Regehr, and Rachel Unruh; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

b. 11 Aug 1909 - Inman, Kansas
d. 28 Jan 2009 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, January 29, 2009
NEWTON - Marie Pauls, 99, died Jan. 28, 2009. Born Aug. 11, 1909, in Inman, the daughter of Abraham T. and Helena Friesen Regehr. Married HENRY A. PAULS. He died Jan. 20, 1977. Survivors include: son, Dewayne, Newton; daughters, Lorene Isaacs, Hesston, Marilyn Flaming, Goessel, and Esther Kaufman, Newton; brother, Bennie Regehr, Inman; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

b. 2 Oct 1912
d. 12 Jan 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 14, 2009
INMAN - Agnes Buller, 96, died Jan. 12, 2009. Born Oct. 2, 1912, to Henry and Lena Regier.
Married VIRGIL BULLER. He died in 1989. Survivors include: her children, Milton Claassen, Newton, Gloria Goossen, Friend, Neb., Sharon DeBoer, Pagosa Springs, Colo., Anita Pryor, San Diego; brothers, Arnold Regier and Eugene Regier; sister, Tillie.

**REGIER, Phyllis A. (Bartel)
See Phyllis A. Bartel

REGIER, Vernon H.
b. 13 Jan 1930
d. 11 Apr 2009 - Liberal, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, April 12, 2009
Vernon H. "Vern" Regier, 79, died April 11, 2009. Born Jan. 13, 1930, the son of Henry L. and Lizzie Ratzlaff Regier. Married JEAN L. BASHAM. She survives. Other survivors include: two daughters, Laura L. Zimmerman and Brenda S. Regier; nephews of the home, Harold, Rick, Darrell and Roy; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

REGIER, Winifred
b. 20 Jul 1921
d. 13 Jan 2009 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, January 15, 2009
NORTH NEWTON - Winifred Regier Ewy, 87, died Jan. 13, 2009. Born July 20, 1921, the daughter of A.J. and Suzanne Bargen Regier. Married LESTER G. EWY. He survives. Other survivors include: daughters, Eileen Senner, Claremont, Calif. and Emilie and Lee Parks, Kansas City; sisters, Frances Horan, Margaret Rich, Donna Klaassen; granddaughters, Lauren Parks, Lindsay Parks, Lillian Ediger, Rosalyn Ediger, and Diana Ediger. Preceded in death by her parents, and daughter, Rita Ewy Ediger.

REGIER, Winifred
b. 20 Jul 1921 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
d. 13 Jan 2009 - Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, January 15, 2009
NORTH NEWTON - Ewy, Winifred Regier, 87, died Jan. 13, 2009. Born July 20, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minn. to the late A.J. Regier and Suzanne (Bargen) Regier. Married LESTER G. EWY . Preceded in death by daughter, Rita (Ewy) Ediger. Survivors: husband, Lester; daughters, Eileen Senner of Claremont, Calif., Emilie and Lee Parks of Kansas City, Kan.; sisters, Frances Horan, Margaret Rich, Donna Klaassen; granddaughters, Lauren Parks, Lindsay Parks, Lillian Ediger, Rosalyn Ediger, Diana Ediger.

**REHMS, Lydia Ruff (Zier)
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**REIB, Darlene Genevieve (Benzel)
See Darlene Genevieve Benzel

b. 25 Oct 1874 - Russia
d. 4 Jun 1967 - Missoula Nursing Home
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 5 Jun 1967
Reichel, George 1874-1967 - George Reichel, 92, died Sunday (June 4). Born in Russia, Oct. 25, 1874. Married MARIE LEHNING. She died in 1959. Survivors include 5 sons, David of 1007 Johnson Lane; Jacob of Warm Springs; William of Denver; Adam of Belfry, and Hohn of Great Falls; daughters, Mrs. Mary Conklin of Cataldo ID; Mrs. Amelia Craig of Shelton NE; Mrs. Emma Hofbrook of Missoula; Mrs. Esther Brown of Bridger and Mrs. Lydia Hoke of 2087 Hickory Drive; 20 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

**REICHERT, Betty Carol (Stuckey)
See Betty Carol Stuckey

REICHERT, Catherine
b. 30 Oct 1970 - Cheyenne, Wyoming
d. 19 March 2009 - Cheyenne
From Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne, WY - 21 Mar 2009
Catherine "Cathy" Reichert-Boone, 38, of Cheyenne, died March 19 (2009). Born Oct. 30, 1970, in Cheyenne. Survived by her husband, DENNIS BOONE, three daughters, Alexandria Reichert, Camryn Boone and Eryca Boone, all of Cheyenne; two sisters, Christine Reichert and Paula Cripe, both of Cheyenne; two aunts, Penny Suttles of Florida and Jackie McBroom of Texas; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins in Nebraska. Preceded in death by her parents, Harry Edward "Harvey" and Patricia Ann Reichert.

b. 15 Dec 1872 - Russia
d. 30 Oct 1931 - Laurel, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 31 Oct 1931
Reichert, David 1872-1931 - David Reichert, 59, died Friday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Fox. Born in Russia, Dec. 15, 1872. Married KATHERINE FENDEL, She died 10 years ago.
Survived by 2 sisters and 9 children. The children are David Reichert, Jr., of Forsyth, Mrs. Henry Webber of Kelso WA, Mrs. Fox, Mrs. Jake Metzger of Forsyth, Mrs. Phillip Popp of Billings, Mrs. George Grauberger of Milwaukee WI, Mrs. George McMillen of Billings, Mrs. John Minch of Park City and Jacob Reichert of Laurel.

b. 27 Oct 1932 - St. Phillips, North Dakota
d. 24 Sep 1963
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 25 Sep 1963
Reichert, Frank 1932-1963 - (Note: the following information was excerpted from a page one news item in the Billings Gazette.) A Billings Heights auto body man, Frank Reichert, 30, was shot to death early Tuesday. Born Oct. 27, 1932 in St. Phillips, Dunn County ND, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Reichert Sr. Married SHIRLEY COLEY. Survivors include his widow; two children by a previous marriage, Debra Ann and Cindy; his father of 222 Terry Ave.; four brothers, Carl and Eugene Reichert of Huntley, Gabriel Reichert of 1234 Bench Blvd., and David Reichert of 1302 Custer Ave.; and five sisters, Mrs. Florian Sherman of Huntley, Mrs. Raymond Bosch of Laurel, Mrs. Stanley Bosch of Laurel, and Miss Eva Marie Reichert and Miss Julia Ann Reichert of 222 Terry Ave.

b. 20 Aug 1909 - Russia
d. 28 Jul 1929
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 3 Aug 1929
Reichert, John 1909-1929 - Forsyth, Aug. 2—(Special)—John M. Reichert, son of Xavier Reichert,
died July 28. The deceased would have been 20 years of age on August 20. Born in Russia in 1909.
Besides his parents he is survived by a wife and child.

**REICHERT, Kathryn (Schmidt)
See Kathryn Schmidt

b. 6 Jun 1920 - Bridger
d. 5 Dec 2003
From Helena MT Independent Record 8 Dec 03
Paul P. Reichert, 83, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2003. The son of Paul and Kathryn Reichert, he was born in Bridger on June 6, 1920. Married HELEN R. HEGEL. Preceded in death by his son, Don, and brothers and sisters, Anne, Thelma, Frank, John, Antone, Maggie and Rose. Survivors include his wife, Helen; daughters, Jeanette Peterson and Linda (Joe) Hoppman of Billings; son, Ted (Pat) Reichert of Helena; daughter-in-law, Eilene Reichert of Billings, two brothers, Pete, of Billings and Martin, of Tuscon, 10 grandchildren, Rusty and Rachelle Reichert, Toby Erickson, Jeff and Scott Peterson, T.J., Donald and Eric Reichert, and Melissa Hoppman Parish and Matthew Hoppman, and five great-grandchildren.

REITER, Alexander P.
b. 26 Dec 1903 - Kautz, Russia
d. 13 Jul 1965 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 13 July 1965
Reiter, Alexander P. 1903-1965 - Alexander P. Reiter, 61, died Tuesday. Born in Kautz, Russia, Dec. 26, 1903, a son of Mr. and Mrs. George P. Reite. Married ANNA GABEL. Survivors include the widow; four sons, George W. of Route 1, Harold of Missoula, Edward and Leo of Huntley; his parents of 410 S. 38th St.; three brothers, Philip O. and George of Worden, and the Rev. Henry R. of Westminister CO; two sisters, Mrs. John Michaleis, 817 W. 25th St., and Mrs. Fred C. Plath of Shephord, and 12 grandchildren.

REITER, Bernhardt
b. 1881 - Russia
d. 26 Mar 1963
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 31 Mar 1963
Reiter, Bernhardt 1881-1963 - DICKINSON, N.D.— Bernhardt Reiter died Tuesday. Born in 1881 in Russia, a son of Bernhardt and Mary Reiter. Married ROSALIE SCHWINDT. Survived by his widow; 5 sons, George, Leonard and Anton, of Dickinson; William of Glendive MT; Rassmus of Trenton NE; Albis of Fargo; and 3 daughters, Mrs. Joe Kubas of South Heart ND; Mrs. Jerry Lenhardt of Detroit MI, and Mrs. Earl Highness of West Fargo ND

REITER, John George
b. ca 1877
d. 17 Oct 1928 - Laurel, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 18 Oct 1928
Reiter, John George ca. 1877-1928 - John George Reiter died Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 17). Born in Russia 51 years ago. Besides his wife, he leaves to mourn his death, nine children, three sons, George, Henry and Alex; and six daughters, Elizabeth, Lydia, Mary, Pauline, Ruth and Lena, all living at Laurel.

REITER, Sophia
b. 10 Oct 1880 - Russia
d. 1 Sep 1948
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 3 Sep 1948
Dorrel, Sophia (Reiter) Glockhamer 1880-1948 - Mrs. Sophia Dorrel, 67, wife of WILLIAM DORREL,
died Wednesday night (Sep. 1). Born in Russia on Oct. 10, 1880, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Reiter. Besides the widower, survivors are a son by a former marriage, HENRY GLOCKHAMER of Naches WA; five daughters, also by a former marriage, Mrs. Elizabeth Hiber of 3925 Third avenue south, Mrs. William Hefeneider of route 1, Mrs. Henry Kramer and Mrs. Jake Kramer of Missoula and Mrs. Louise Kerr of Los Angeles; two brothers, Jake Reiter of Laurel and Phillip Reiter of 502 South Thirty-fifth street; 19 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

b. 16 Mar 1878 - Odessa, Russia
d. 27 Oct 1954
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 28 Oct 1954
Paul Reichert, 76, died Wednesday. Born in Odessa, Russia, March 16, 1878, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reichert. Married MISS KATHERINE SCHMIDT. Came to the United States in 1905. Survivors include his wife, Katherine, of Fromberg, 6 sons, Tony of Butte, John of Great Falls, Peter of 310 S. 33rd St., Frank of 8 Monroe St., Martin of 1046 S. Billings Blvd., and Paul Jr., of 3114 5th Ave. N.; 4 daughters, Mrs. John Lambrecht of 1824 Clark Ave., Mrs. Mike Roll of Mott, ND, Mrs. Jerome Hellman of Burt, ND, and Mrs. Rudy Marvin of Butte. Two brothers, Jacob of Dickinson, ND, and Xavier of Seattle, WA; his mother, Mrs. Anna Koffler of Minot, ND; a sister, Mrs. Joe Blatnick of Butte; 46 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

REIMER, Arnold P.
b. 30 Oct 1916 - Beatrice, Nebraska
d. 12 Jan 2009 - Beatrice, Nebraska
From Newton Kansan - January 13, 2009
BEATRICE, Neb. — Arnold P. Reimer, 92, died Monday morning (Jan. 12, 2009). Born on Oct. 30, 1916, in rural Beatrice. Married EDITH LINSCHEID. Survivors include one son, Dr. Gregory Reimer of Houston; two daughters, Lynne Haecker of Beatrice and Nancy Reimer of Lincoln, Neb.; one daughter-in-law, Susan Reimer of McPherson; six grandchildren, Patrick Haecker and wife, Denise, Kerry Reimer, Gus Bautista, Nicholas Bautista, Vanessa Reimer and Christian Reimer; and two great-grandchildren, Nicole Haecker and Cameron Haecker. Preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Agatha Harms Reimer; his wife, Edith, who died on Dec. 8, 2001; his son, Dr. Keith Reimer, who died on March 15, 2002; and one sister and brother-in-law, Anna Margret and Arnold Claassen.

REIMER, Daniel E.
b. 1 May 1926
d. 1 Jun 2009 - Meade, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, June 3, 2009
MEADE - Daniel E. "Dan" Reimer, 83, died June 1, 2009. Born May 1, 1926, to David A. and Elizabeth Classen Reimer. Married MARTHA J. LOEWEN. She survives. Other survivors include: his children, Velma Tyson, Julie Warkentin, Laura Pearce, Sylvia Kuhlmeier, Ivan and Carl; brother, George E.; sisters, Hulda Voth and Alma Koehler; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild

**REIMER, Elda Elfredia (Schmidt)
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REIMER, Elizabeth
b. 24 Feb 1919 - Meade, Kansas
d. 10 Jan 2009 - Plains, Texas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - January 11, 2009
PLAINS, Texas - Elizabeth Isaac, 89, died Jan. 10, 2009. Born Feb. 24, 1919, in Meade, to John J. and Mary Reimer. Survivors include: sons, Lawrence, Chandler, Ariz., Tim, Hillsboro; daughter, Elvina Friesen, Plains, Texas; sisters, Mary Isaac and Katherine Friesen, both of Meade, and Eva Rempel, Hutchinson; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

**REIN, Kerrie Jayne (Irish )
See Kerrie Jayne Irish

b. 18 Nov 1888 - South Russia
d. 2 May 1949 - North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Tuesday 3 May 1949
Fred Reinhardt, 60, died Monday morning. Born in South Russia, Nov. 18, 1888. Married MARTHA DARTH in Mercer county. Leaves the following children; Albert, Zap; Mrs. Hilda Renner, Beulah; Mrs. Zelma Renner, Beulah, and Art and Edwin, both of Zap. Also surviving are four brothers and sisters, Gottlieb, Hazen; Dan, Bismarck; Mrs. John Brown, Forsyth, Mont., and Mrs. Conrad Lang, Streeter, and two step-sisters, Mrs. Bill Shapper, Halliday, and Mrs. Reinhold Witt, Streeter.

**REISENAUER, Betty (Moeller)
See Betty Moeller

**REISENAUER, Caroline (Meier)
See Caroline Meier

b. abt 1907
d. 20 Dec 1964 - Chicago, Illinois
From Chicago Tribune 21 Dec 1964
Gustav Reisenauer, 57, died yesterday in Northwest hospital. Surviving are his widow, Betty; a brother; and a sister.

b. 30 May 1920 - Uniontown
d. Dec 2008 Moscow
From Moscow ID-Pullman WA Daily News 2 Dec 08
Jerome "Jerry" Reisenauer passed away Friday . He was 88. Born May 30, 1920, on the family farm near Uniontown to Antone "Tony" and Mary (Druffel) Reisenauer. Married RITA M. WEBER. She passed away in 2001. He is survived by his five children, Jim Reisenauer, of Genesee; Dan and his wife, Karen Reisenauer, of Wenatchee, Wash.; Dorothy and her husband, Barry Katz, of Somersworth, N.H.; Mary Jean and her husband, Chris Meyer, of Clarkston; and John Reisenauer, of Genesee; 10 grandchildren, Brian, Br. Augustine and Danny Reisenauer; Ben, Johnice, Jake, Molly and Jasmine Katz; Jackie and Kelsey Meyer; three sisters, Angela Wittman and Jan Kramer, both of Colton, and Virginia Miller of Oregon City, Ore. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three children, Margarite, Gregory and Mary Louise Reisenauer; brother, Ray Reisenauer, and sister, Rita Grassl

**REISENAUER, Marilyn (Sivak)
See Marilyn Sivak

**REISENAUER, Mary (Schmidt)
See Mary Schmidt

b. 24 Mar 1952 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 16 Dec 2008 - Ontario, California
From Dickinson ND Ladbury Funeral Home 20 Dec 08
Rodney J. Reisenauer, 56, died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 in Ontario, Calif. Born on March 24, 1952 to Frank and Marjorie (Shypkowski) Reisenauer in Dickinson, ND. He was the second oldest of four children.
Married his wife of 34 years, DONNA MEISSNER. Together they raised four children. Survived by his wife Donna; sons Scott, Bismarck, Kent (Stephanie), Fargo, Keith (Jackie), Bozeman, MT and daughter Tracy (Dean) Wanner, Overland Park, KS; one grandson Hunter Reisenauer and two granddaughters, Megan Wanner and Mya Reisenauer; father Frank, Belfield; brother Larry Reisenauer, Belfield and sister Deb Frank, Dickinson. Preceded in death by his mother, youngest sister Cheryl, and infant grandson Isaac.

REISS, Susie Carolyn
b. 2 Nov 1962
d. 2 Nov 1962
From Butte MT Standard, Sunday 4 Nov 1962
ANACONDA—Susie Carolyn Reiss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reiss, died at birth late Friday night in St. Ann Hospital. Surviving in addition to the parents are a brother, Donald; sister, Ruth Ann, both of Anaconda; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reisenauer, New England N.D.; John Reiss, Dunn Center N.D.; great-grandfather, Jacob Reiss, Anaconda

REITER, Barbara
b. 16 May 1893 - Russia
d. 13 Jul 1976
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 15 Jul 1976
Barbara Kuntz, 83, died Tuesday. Born May 16, 1893, in Russia, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Reiter. Married GEORGE KUNTZ. Survivors include 2 sons, Joseph of Issaquah WA and Jim of Carnation WA; 3 daughters, Mrs. Sheldon Nitchman of 506 S. 34th St., Mrs. Marie Power of Sedro Wooley WA and Mrs. Peter Reichert of 414 Burlington Ave.; a sister Mrs. Josephine Dietz of Belfield ND; 29 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren.

**REITER, Mary Pearl (Wagner)
See Mary Pearl Wagner

**REITZ, Lydia (Kaufman)
See Lydia Kaufman

b. 6 Dec 1925
d. 5 Feb 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, February 6, 2009
McPHERSON - Dale E. Renberger, 83, died Feb. 5, 2009. Born Dec. 6, 1925, to Glen Henry and Laura Mae Volkel Renberger. Married DELORES E. NUSS. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Terry, McPherson; daughters, Linda Freeland and Alana Schafer, both of Salina; brothers, Everett, La Crosse, and Duane, Richland, Wash.; sister, Joyce Clarke, Medicine Lodge; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grand-children.

b. 6 Dec 1925 - La Crosse, Kansas
d. 5 Feb 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Friday, February 6, 2009
McPHERSON — Dale E. Renberger, 83, died Feb. 5 (2009). Born Dec. 6, 1925, at La Crosse, the son of Glen Henry and Laura Mae (Volkel) Renberger. Married DELORES E. NUSS. Survivors include his wife, Delores, of the home; a son, Terry Renberger, and his wife, Estelle, of McPherson; two daughters, Linda Free-land and husband Dave, and Alana Schafer and husband Larry, all of Salina; two brothers, Everett Renberger and wife Melba of La Crosse and Duane Renberger and wife Sheila of Richland, Wash.; a sister, Joyce Clarke, and husband John of Medicine Lodge; eight grand-children and 11 great-grand-children. Preceded in death by two sisters.

RENFROE, Robert Andrew Hillen
b. 10 Jun 1978 - Fort Collins, Colorado
d. 25 Jan 2009 - Loveland, Colorado
From Goes Funeral Home - Fort Collins, Colorado
Robert Andrew Hillen Renfroe died Jan. 25, 2009. Born June 10, 1978, to Katherine Ann Hillen, and Ralph Harry Brandon in Fort Collins. Married STEPHANIE LeANN KLISH. The marriage ended in divorce six years later. Survivors include his mother, Katherine Ann Hillen Renfroe; his brother, David Matthew Hillen Renfroe; his grandparents, Robert and Julia Hillen, all of Fort Collins; his father, Ralph Brandon of Denver; his half brother, Patrick (Susanne) Brandon of Littleton; his grandmother, Hilda Brandon, of Denver; and his two very dear aunts, Virginia Plouff of Franktown, and Elizabeth Allen (H. Calvin Upton) of Livermore.

b. 1895 - Russia
d. 24 Sep 1964 - Billings Montana
From Billings Gazette, Wed. 30 Sep 1964
Alex Renner, 69, died Thursday. Born in Russia in 1895. Survived by a brother, John Renner of Glen Ullin, N.D.

RENNER, Frederick
b. 12 Oct 1910 - Beulah
d. 18 May 1952 - Washburn
From Bismarck Tribune, Friday 20 May 1952
Frederick Renner, 41, died Wednesday. Born in Beulah, Oct. 12, 1910. Leaves his widow, the former FLORENCE ARIT, and three children. The children are La Viale, 8, Shirley, 6, and Leopold, 4. Others he leaves are his father, Fred Renner, Underwood; two brothers, Albert and Arnold Renner, Washburn, and two sisters, Mrs. Julius Bender, Bismarck, and Mrs. Roy Peeler, Falkirk.

b. 26 Sep 1879 - Friedental, South Russia
d. 3 Sep 1956 - Hazen Hospital
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 6 Sep 1956
BEULAH—Henry Renner, Sr., 77, died Monday. A native of South Russia, Mr. Renner was born Sept. 26, 1879, at Friedental, the son of Henry and Elizabeth Neuller Renner. Came to the United States in 1897. Married PAULINA BUECHLER. She died May 12, 1941. Survived by three sons, Henry and Athias, both of Beulah, and Ernest, Halliday; four daughters, Mrs. Emanuel , Alma, Stoebner, Parkston, S.D.; Mrs. Leo L., Edna, Huber, Beulah; Mrs. Emma Schlender, Golden Valley, and Mrs. Robert, Erna, Traxel, Zap; one brother, Fred, Underwood; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Zander, Beulah, two sisters in Russia; 24 grand-children and three great-grandchildren. One daughter, one son and one sister preceded him in death.

b. 26 Sep 1879 - Friedetal, South Russia
d. Sep 1956 - Hazen
From Dickinson Press, Thursday 13 Sep 1956
Renner, Henry 1879-1956 - Beulah—Henry Renner, Sr., 77, died Monday. Born in Friedetal, South Russia, Sept. 26, 1879, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Renner. Came to the US in 1897. Married PAULINA BEUCHLER. Surviving children include 3 sons, Henry and Athias, Beulah; Ernest, Halliday; and 4 daughters, Mrs. Emanuel Stoebner, Parkston SD; Mrs. Leo L. Huber of Beulah; and Mrs. Emma Schlender of Golden Valley; also Mrs. Robert Traxel, Zap. Also leaves one brother, Fred Renner of Underwood and a sister Mrs. Minnie Ziegler, Beulah, 2 sisters in Russia, 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A daughter, one son and a sister preceded him in death.

b. 16 Dec 1880 - South Russia
d. 13 Nov 1956 - McClusky
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 15 Nov 1956
McCLUSKY—John Renner, 75, died Tuesday night. Born Dec. 16, 1880, in South Russia, the son of John and Rosenna Renner. In 1899, he came to the United States. Married to PAULINE WAGNER. She survives him as do two daughters, Mrs. R. R. Couts, Fair Oaks, Calif., and Mrs. Fritz W. Liebig, Fort Lewis, Wash.; one son, Clarence Renner, Detroit Lakes, Minn; one brother, two step-sisters and seven grandchildren.

RENNER, Mrs. John Pfaff
b. 8 Jan 1876 - Russia
d. 5 Apr 1947 - Washburn
From Bismarck Tribune, Monday 7 Apr 1947
Mrs. John Pfaff, 71, died Saturday noon. Born in Russia on Jan. 8, 1876, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Renner. Married JOHN PFAFF. Leaves her husband, four daughters, two sons, 13 grandchildren, three great-grand-children, four brothers and one sister. The daughters are Mrs. Reinhold Sayler, Underwood, Mrs. Marvin Schultz, Washburn, Mrs. Gothilf Thum, Scotland, S.D., and Mrs. George Roberts, Tucson, Ariz. Her four brothers are Andrew, John and Henry Renner, all of Beulah, and Fred Renner, Underwood. Mrs. Fred Zigler, Dodge, is her only sister.

RENNER, Monica
b. 22 Jul 1898 - Russia
d. 30 May 1956
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 7 Jun 1956
GLEN ULLIN—Mrs. Peter (Monica) Weinberger, 57, died at her home at 11 p.m. May 30. (1956).
Born in Russia, July 22, 1898, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Renner. Came to the United States in 1903. Married PETER WEINBERGER. Leaves besides her husband, three sons, John and Math of Sacramento, Calif., and Albert of Mandan. Other surviving relatives include Alex Renner, Billings, Mont.; John Renner, Glen Ullin, and six grandchildren. A son and two daughters preceded her in death.

**RENNER, Monica Kautzman (Dauenhauer)
See Monica Dauenhauer

RENNER, Mrs. Valentine
b. abt 189
d. 15 Jan 1955 - Mandan, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Monday 17 Jan 1955
Mrs. Valentine Renner, 64, died at her Mandan home Saturday. Pallbearers will be Jack and Tony Bender, Alex Fitterer, Joe Ressler, Anton A. Wetch and Frank Renner.

REPP, Anna
b. 14 May 1905 - Russia
d. 9 Aug 1966
From Walla Walla WA Union Bulletin, Thursday 11 Aug 1966
Zachrison, Anna (Repp) 1905-1966 - College Place—Mrs. Vernon Zachrison, 61, died Tuesday (Aug. 9).
Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Repp of College Place, Anna Repp was born in Russia May 14, 1905. Married Vernon Zachrison. Survivors are: Her husband, VERNON ZACHRISON; and a daughter, Kaye, at the home; sons, Myron of Olympia and Leonard and James of Portland; a brother, Sam Repp of College Place; sisters, Miss Esther Repp and Mrs. Edwin (Lydia) Reiker of Portland; and a number of nephews and nieces.

RESSLER, Adeline Lena
b. 1898 - Russia
d. 3 Aug 1972 - Ronan Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 12 Aug 72
Adelina Lena Berger, 73, mother of Jerome and Adam Berger of Billings. Mrs. Berger, widow of WILLIAM BERGER, died Aug. 3 (1972). Born in 1898 in Russia. Her husband died in 1961.
Survivors include four other sons, Frank of Ronan, Chris and Robert of Missoula, and Leo of Seattle; five daughters, Mrs. Judy Williamson and Anna Helderman of Eureka, Calif., Mrs. Esther Clark of Charlo, Mrs. Virginia Nemes of Missoula and Mrs. Betty Goodwin of Spokane; 31 grandchildren; 11 great-grand-children, six brothers; and a sister.

b. 5 Jun 1918 - Ramona, Kansas
d. 17 Apr 2009 - Menlo Park
From information received - April 21, 2009
Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel died Friday night, April 17, (2009). Born in Ramona, Kansas, on June 5, 1918, to Emanuel and Mary (Schnell) Reuscher. Married ARTHUR (FLEGEL). On April 27, they would have celebrated their 69th anniversary. With Arthur, she enjoyed membership in the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. As a result of several research trips to Germany and Russia, she was able to trace her ancestry back many generations to its places of origin. Survived by her husband, Arthur; three sons: Robert, Mark and John; nine one brother.

b. abt 1951
d. 13 Mar 2009, Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Sunday, March 15, 2009
Galliart, Roberta "Bert", 58, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009. Preceded in death by her parents, sister Eva Reynolds, brother Loyd Reynolds. Survivors: daughters Cheryl (Ben) Hardgraves of Wichita, Martha (Nick) Mwangi of Bel Aire; sister Viola (Gerald) Petersen of Wichita; brother Leonard (Pam) Reynolds of Quapaw, OK; grandchildren Delania, Jamie, Kayla, Lucy, Dalton, Dillon; great grandchildren Kelsey, Rose, Allie, Jocelyn, Jalyn. Memorials to American Lung Association, 6401 E. Beachy, Wichita, 67206.

RICE, Joseph J.
b. 19 Apr 1907 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 6 Oct 1955
From Dickinson Press, Thursday 3 Nov 1955
Rice, Joseph J. 1907-1955 - Mrs. Barbara Wock and Mr. and Mrs. Louie Rice have returned from Yakima WA, where they had been called by the death of her son and his brother, Joseph J. Rice, of that city.
Joseph J. Rice, 48, died Oct. 6 as a result of an accident. Born in Dickinson, April 19, 1907.
Survivors include his widow, Mary of Yakima; his mother, Mrs. Barbara Wock, Dickinson, 3 daughters, Mrs. Elaine Kellie, Pasco; Mrs. Lucille Zimmerman, Seattle; and Mrs. Venita Inlons of Pullman; 3 brothers, Leo, Yakima; Louis and Edward of Dickinson; 6 sisters, Mrs. Katherine Mack, Mrs. Pauline Butch of Dickinson; Mrs. Rose Nichols, Billings MT; Mrs. Christine Palm, Selah; Mrs. Beatrice Boespflug, Glendive and Mrs. Elizabeth Groll, Laura MT.

RICE, Rosemary
b. 28 Jan 1905 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 27 Apr 1969
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 28 Apr 1969
Nichols, Rosemary (Rice) 1905-1969 - Mrs. Rosemary Nichols, 64, wife of LOUIS H. NICHOLS, died Sunday night. (April 27). Born in Dickinson ND, Jan. 28, 1905, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rice. Married to MR. NICHOLS, May 12, 1925. Survivors include the widower, three sons, Duane L., 603 Glen Drive, Gerald H., Edmonds WA, and Roger E., Fargo ND; a daughter, Mrs. Richard Boese, Richey; three brothers, Louis Rice, Dickinson ND, Leo Rice, Yakima WA and Edward Rice, Gladstone ND; five sisters, Mrs. Katherine Mack, Dickinson ND, Mrs. Pauline Butsch, Dickinson ND, Mrs. Beatrice Boespflug, Glendive, Mrs. Emil Palm, Selah WA and Mrs. Glizabeth Groll, Laurel; and 21 grandchildren.

b. 20 Mar 1914 - Marion County, Kansas
d. 2 Feb 2009 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, February 4, 2009
NEWTON - Zelda R. Hiebert, 94, died Feb. 2, 2009. Born March 20, 1914, in Marion County, the daughter of Hester (DuBois) and Alvin Richter. Survivors include: a brother, Jesse Richter, Peabody; a sister, Esta Hall, Burns; two step-children, John Woicikowfski, Lubbock, Texas and Sally Bailey, Omaha, Neb.

RIEB, Elma
b. 29 Mar 1923 - Eaton, Colorado
d. 1 Jun 2009 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 6/2/2009 - 6/5/2009
Elma (Rieb) Hilzer, 86, passed away Monday, June 1, 2009. Born March 29, 1923 at Eaton, Colo., the daughter of Peter and Marie (Bachman) Rieb, the youngest of eight children. Married A.W. HILZER.
Survived by her son Irv West Hilzer and his wife Sally of Ruidoso, N. M., many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband A. W. in 1998 and seven brothers and sisters.

**RIECK, Emilie G. (Goldman)
See Emilie G. Goldman

RIFFEL, Michele Renee
b. 17 Jul 1969 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
d. 23 Aug 2006 - Woodward, Oklahoma
From Enid News - August 26, 2006
Michele Renee Riffel, 37, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. Born July 17, 1969, in Shattuck to Darrel and Betty Riffel. Surviving are her parents, Darrel and Betty Riffel, Woodward, and two brothers, Craig Riffel of Enid and Chris Riffel of Woodward.

RIFFEL, Susan (Atwill)
See Susan Atwill

RINEHART, Dorothy M.
b. 24 Feb 1942 - Torrington. Wyoming
d. 5 Jan 2009 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbulff, NE - 7 Jan 2009
TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Dorothy M. Pugsley, 66, died Jan. 5, 2009. Born Feb. 24, 1942, in Torrington, the daughter of George and Mary (Dillman) Rinehart. Married LEE PUGSLEY. Survived by her husband, Lee and son, Brian Pugsley and his wife, Kathy, all of Torrington; granddaughter and grandson, Jaclyn Clark Pugsley and Brady Joel Pugsley of Casper, Wyo.; great-grandsons, Alexander Joel Pugsley of Torrington, and Dawson Lee Clark of Casper; brothers, Bob Rinehart of Roseville, Calif., and Ken Rinehart of Torrington; and half brother, George Rinehart of Torrington. Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold, Walter, and Elmer Rinehart; and sisters, Violet Fanning and Helen Hartung

**RINGERING, Elizabeth Ann (Thiessen)
See Elizabeth Ann Thiessen

RIX, Celilia Mary
b. 8 May 1905 - Mandan, North Dakota
d. 13 Nov 1970 - St. Vincent's Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 15 Nov 1970
Mrs. Cecilia Mary Kopp, 65, died Friday. Born May 8, 1905, in Mandan, N.D., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rix. Married to ADOLPH KOPP. Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Gordon Pendill, 439 Woodland Road, Mrs. Samuel Pendill, 39 Charlene St., Mrs. Jim Matthews, 3103 Washington St., Mrs. Charles Bohe, Mandan, Mrs. Olaf Klevgard, Butte, Mrs. Steve Solic, Denver, and Mrs. Bob Siler, Denver; five sons, Joseph, Billings, Fred, Hardin, Stanley, 3103 ½ Washington St., Adolph F., with the U.S. Air Force, Okinawa, and Henry, of the home address; four brothers, Edward Rix, Bismarck, N.D., Fred Rix, Mandan, Frank Rix, Jamestown, N.D., and Joe Rix, Wenatchee, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Mary Tanksly, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; 35 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

**ROBIDOU, Monica C. ( Kuhn)
See Monica C. Kuhn

b. 28 Mar 1882 - Strasburg, Russia
d. 26 Oct 1948
From Bismarck Tribune, Wednesday 27 Oct 1948
Serres, Eva (Roehrick) Fischer 1882-1948 - Mrs. Eva Fischer Serres, 66, died Tuesday. Born March 28, 1882, in Strasburg, Russia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roehrick. Married WENDELIN FISCHER.
Following the death of Mr. Fischer, she married JACK SERRES. His death occurred in 1940.
Leaves the following children: Mike F. Fischer, 215 W. Front Ave.; Joseph Fischer, 212 S. Sixth St.; Pius Fischer, 501 S. Thirteenth St.; Adam Fischer, Ft. Lincloln; Mrs. Theodore Jahner, 602 S. Thirteenth St.; Mrs. F. J. Rothschiller, Mandan; Wendelin Fischer and Mrs. Frank Troyer, both of Seattle WA; Mrs. Emil Heidt, Sacramento CA; and Matt Fischer, with the US Army in Vienna, Austria.

b. abt 1927
d. 8 Jan 2009 - Herington, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Sunday, January 11, 2009
HERINGTON — Ann M. Roehrman, 81, of Herington, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009. Survivors include her daughter, Lois Whitebread; two sons, Daryl Roehrman and Bobby Roehrman; two sisters, Leona Rieman and Bea Klein; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

b. 28 Dec 1886 - Russia
d. 20 Oct 1949 - Shepherd
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 21 Oct 1949
Roemmich, Wilhelm 1886-1949 - Wilhelm Roemmich, 62, died Thursday (Oct. 20). Born Dec. 28, 1886, in Russia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Roemmich. He emigrated to North Dakota in 1909. Married ELIZABETH LITZ. Surviving are the widow; four sons, Edward Roemmich, Henry Roemmich and Jacob Roemmich, all at the paternal home, and George Roemmich of Vancouver WA; five daughters, Miss Elsie Roemmich and Miss Marie Roemmich of Billings, Mrs. Minnie Knopp of Vancouver, Mrs. Elizabeth Ruff of Shepherd and Mrs. Katherine Olindening of Staten Island NY. Also surviving are a brother, Peter Roemmich, of New Rockford ND; a sister, Mrs. Amelia Mitzel, in Russia, and 10 grandchildren.

b. 14 Oct 1916
d. 8 Feb 2009 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, February 10, 2009
NEWTON - Ruth M. Schope, 92, died Feb. 8, 2009. Born Oct. 14, 1916, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Steitz) Roenfeldt. Married WALTER SCHOPE. He died May 28, 2002. Survivors include: a son, Wayne and wife Janice, Warsaw, Ind.; a daughter, Gloria Ochs and husband Vincent, Newton; five grandchildren, Cheryl Ochs Wheeler, Lesa Redger, Michelle Tanner, Wayne Schope II and Dr. Betty Jo Schope; and 13 great-grandchildren

**ROHN, Hermina (Dietz)
See Hermina Dietz

ROHR, Alfred J.
b. 26 Aug 1925 - Ellis, Kansas
d. 17 Mar 2009 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Thursday, March 19, 2009
Alfred J. Rohr, 83, Hays, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Born Aug. 26, 1925, near Ellis to Joe L. and Agatha (Dreher) Rohr. Married MARY JANE STAAB. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane, of the home; two sons, Al Rohr Jr. and wife, Becky, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mike Rohr and wife, Sue, Newton; three daughters, Sandy Wasinger and husband, Tim, Hays, Patty Dreiling and husband, Mike, Overland Park, and Rose Dreiling and husband, Don, Aurora, Colo.; a brother, Connie Rohr, Hays; three sisters, Rosie Dinkel, Clementine Begler and Marcella Wolf, all of Denver; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Philip, Ted, Jerry and Adolph; and a sister, Florine Pelzel.

ROHR, Alfred J.
b. 26 Aug 1925 - Ellis, Kansas
d. 17 Mar 2009
From Salina Journal - Thursday, March 19, 2009
HAYS -- Alfred J. Rohr, 83, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Born Aug. 26, 1925, on a farm near Ellis to Joe L. and Agatha (Dreher) Rohr. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane, of the home; sons, Al Jr. (Becky), of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mike (Sue), of Newton; daughters, Sandy (Tim) Wasinger, of Hays, Patty (Mike), of Overland Park, and Rose (Don) Dreiling, of Aurora, Colo.; brother, Connie Rohr, of Hays; sisters, Rosie Dinkel, Clementine Begler and Marcella Wolf, all of Denver; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.


ROHR, Sister Charlotte
b. 5 Jun 1915 - Hays, Kansas
d. 26 Jan 2009 - Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, January 27, 2008
Rohr, Sister Charlotte, ASC, died Jan. 26, 2009. Born June 5, 1915 in Hays, Kan., to Frank and Anna (Gross) Rohr. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Paul, Edmund, Edward, Isadore, Victor, Alvin; sisters, Philomena, Thecla, Irene, Adalaide, Celestine. Survivors: sister, Viola Roberts of Denver; several nieces and nephews; Sisters of the ASC Community.

ROHR, Mark G.
b. 5 Dec 1962 - WaKeeney, Kansas
d. 15 Dec 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, December 18, 2008
Mark G. Rohr, 46, died Dec. 15, 2008. Born Dec. 5, 1962, in WaKeeney, the son of Al and Wilma Bell Rohr. Married KAREN WILSON. She died Aug. 12, 2008. Survivors include: daughters, Marque Rohr, Clearwater, and Elizabeth Rohr, Tulsa, Okla.; parents, Hutchinson; brothers, Jerry, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Allen, Phoenix, Ariz.; and sister, Alice Sorensen, Lincoln, Neb. Preceded in death by brother Steven in 1956.

ROLFS, Arlene
b. 10 Aug 1925 - Lorraine, Kansas
d. 2 Apr 2009
From Salina Journal - Sunday - April 12, 2009
LORRAINE -- Arlene Rolfs Prentice, 82, died April 2, 2009. Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Lorraine to Walter and Lydia Schroeder Rolfs. Preceded in death by her sister, LaVerne Trebilcock; and brother, Melvin Rolfs. Survivors include her son, Gart, of Saratoga, Calif.; daughter, Sue (Geoffrey) Russell, of Papua, New Guinea; two grandchildren; brothers, Merle Rolfs, of Fort Collins, Colo., and Ronald Rolfs, of Albuquerque, N.M.; and sisters, Marilyn Nickel and Lois Slabach, both of Clearwater.

ROLFS, Ronald Dale
b. 17 Mar 1941 - Ellsworth, Kansas
d. 23 Apr 2009 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, April 26, 2009 and Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter, Thursday, April 30, 2009
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Ronald Dale Rolfs, 68, died Thursday, April 23, 2009. Born March 17, 1941, in Ellsworth, to Walter George and Lydia Esther Schroeder Rolfs. Married DOROTHY MAE DOBRINSKI. Preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, LaVerne Trebilcock and Arlene Prentice; and a brother, Melvin Rolfs. Survivors include: his wife of 44 years, Dorothy; two daughters and sons-in-law: Rhonda and husband Ken Anderson and Valerie and husband Todd Reynolds, all of Albuquerque; one son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Martha Rolfs of Chicago, Ill.; two grandsons, Forrest Sumruld and Oliver Anderson of Albuquerque; two sisters, Marilyn Nickel and Lois Slabach, both of Clearwater; a brother and wife, Merle and Diane Rolfs of Ft. Collins, Colo.

**ROLFS, Vada (Wagner)
See Vada Wagner

ROLLER, Charles
b. abt 1907 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. Dec 1855 - Sidney, Montana
From Dickinson Press, Tuesday 6 Dec 1955
Roller, Charles (1907)-(1955) - Charles Roller, 48, died in a Sidney MT hospital after he had been injured in a car accident. Buried Monday, Dec. 5. (1955) He was born and raised 8 miles southwest of Dickinson. His parents were Karl and Anna Paulas Roller. Survivors include his brothers, Vincent, Poplar; Frank, Dickinson; sisters, Mrs. Anna Godlevsky, Dickinson; Mrs. Anton Kinyel, New Hradec; Mrs. Mary Samek, Dickinson; Mrs. Rose Paulick, Dickinson; Mrs. Agnes Hanel, Billings and Mrs. Pauline Meduna, South Heart. A brother, Joseph, and a brother who died in infancy, have preceded him in death.

**ROLLER, Helen (Binstock)
See Helen Binstock

ROME, Jarrett A.
b. 27 Oct 1983 - Hays, Kansas
d. 24 Apr 2009 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Sunday, April 26, 2006
Jarrett A. Rome, 25, Hays, died Friday, April 24, 2009. Born Oct. 27, 1983, in Hays to Ronald and Carol (Rohr) Rome. Survivors include his father, Ron Rome; his mother, Carol Rome; a brother, Jordan Rome; a sister, Jenna Rome; his grandparents, Julius and Lillian Rohr; and a niece, Camdyn Lillian Darrah, all of Hays. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Pete and Patricia Rome; and his great-grandparents, Joe and Sophie Gerstner and Arlie and Beaulah Gardner.

**ROSIN, Katherine (Neuhardt)
See Katherine Neuhardt

**ROSS, Justina (Meier)
See Justina Meier

ROSS, Robert
b. 27 Aug 1937 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d. 19 Mar 2009 - Billings, Montana
From The Star-Herald from 3/25/2009 - 3/28/2009 - Scottsbluff, NE
BILLINGS, Mont. - Robert "Bob" Ross, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. Born Aug. 27, 1937, in Scottsbluff, the son of William and Hazel Ross. Married DONNA JULL. They enjoyed 49 wonderful years together. Survivors include his devoted wife; daughter, Robin (Jay) Carroll, sons, Brad, Lane, and Wade of Billings; daughter, Christy Chytraus and children, Kaylie, Kimmie and Logan of Albany, Ore.; son, David (Sheri) Ross and children, Samantha, Matthew and Jacob of Salem, Ore.; brother, Jerry (Kathy) Ross of Colorado; sisters, Sandy (Bob) Culver of Arizona, Edee (Bob) Worth of Colorado and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Jim; and son-in-law, Brett Chytraus, who lost his battle with scleraderma, March 16, 2008.

ROTH, Adam
b. abt 1889
d. 24 Sep 1959
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 27 Sep 1959
A requiem high mass was celebrated for Adam Roth, 70, Saturday. He is survived by his wife, three sons, five daughters and 25 grandchildren. He died Thursday in his home.

ROTH, Adam
b. 31 Aug 1889 - Russia
d. 24 Sep 1959 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 25 Sep 1959
Adam Roth, 70, died Thursday. Born in Russia Aug. 31, 1889. Came to the US in 1898. Married ELIZABETH OTT. Survivors include his wife; 3 sons, M/Sgt. John Roth of San Bernardino CA, George Roth of Colorado Springs CO, and Phillip Roth of 5076 Garden Ave.; 5 daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Minor of Colorado Springs, Mrs. John Klein of 436 Custer Ave., Mrs. Robert Quanbeck of 2130 Eldorado Dr., Mrs. Sam Weisgerber of Bridger and Mrs. Harry Schaff of Absarokee; a brother, George Roth of Dickinson, and 25 grandchildren.

ROTH, Delbert Richard
b. 17 Feb 1932 - Hays, Kansas
d. 7 Mar 2009 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
From Hays Daily News - Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Delbert Richard Roth, 77, died Saturday, March 7, 2009. Born Feb. 17, 1932, in Hays to Richard and Mary (Mermis) Roth. Married DONNA HICKERT. Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Joan Sullivan, Cedar Rapids; two sisters, Twila Brungardt, Victoria, and Elgerine Wayne, Fairview Heights, Ill.; a step-brother, Gene Wellbrock, Victoria; four step-sisters, Arlene Pfeifer, Gladys Pfeifer, Victoria, Mary Lou Mirkovich, Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Roseann Welser, Moline Ill.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his step-father, George Wellbrock.

b. 27 Nov 1995 - Mott, North Dakota
d. 21 Mar 1963 - Tacoma
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 30 Mar 1963
Mrs. Eva Blank, 57, died in Tacoma, March 21. (1963) Born in Mott, N.D., Nov. 27, 1905, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Roth. Married ANTONE BLANK. Survivors include the widower; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Draper of Red Lodge, Mrs. Florence Vitai of San Diego, Calif., and Mrs. Agatha Nicholson of Tacoma, and a son, Capt. Emanuel Blank of Beal Air Force Base, Calif. Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. David Goodfellow of Burrell, Calif., and Mrs. Fred Pfeifle of Mott; three brothers, Benard Roth of Bridger, Emanuel Roth of Missoula and John Roth of Greeley, Colo., and seven grandchildren.

**ROTH, Irene (Meisner)
See Irene Meisner

ROTH, James
b. 4 Nov 1944 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 18 May 2009 - Campbell County
From Gillette WY New Record 21 May 2009
Roth, James 1944-2009 - James Roth, 64, died Monday, May 18, 2009. Born Nov. 4, 1944, in Dickinson, N.D., to Joseph and Clara (Kessel) Roth. Married GENEVIEVE "JENNY" KUBISCHTA .
Survived by his wife of Gillette; sisters, Caroline Zachmeier of Mandan and Jeanette Heck of Bismarck.
Preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Raymond Roth.

ROTH, Magdalene A.
b. 15 Aug 1923 - Belfield, North Dakota
d. 19 Aug 2004
From Woodburn OR Independent 2 Sep 2004
Williams, Magdalene A. (Roth) 1923-2004 - WOODBURN -- Magdalene A. Williams, 81, of Woodburn, died Aug. 19. [nee Roth] (2004). Born Aug. 15, 1923 in Belfield, N.D. Married JAMES B. WILLIAMS.
Survived by her two children, Toni Williams Johnson of Sherwood and Jim Williams of Las Vegas; sister, Rose Blackburn of Tillamook; and two grandchildren.

ROTH, Margaret
From Russia
b. 19 Jul 1870 - Russia
d. 21 Sep 1957 - Red Lodge
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 22 Sep 57
From Matron Dies At Red Lodge - RED LODGE— Mrs. Margaret Kilwien, 87, died early Saturday. Born July 19, 1870, in Russia. Came to the United States 53 years ago. Married FRED KILWEIN. He died in 1951. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Anna Schutzman of Fromberg; four sons, Ralph A. of Fromberg, Adam of Hoquiam, Wash., and two sons by a former marriage, Mike Freize of Miles City and John Frieze of Mott; two brothers, Adam Roth of Fromberg and George Roth of Dickinson, N.D., 37 grandchildren and a number of great-grand-children.

ROTH, Robert Eugene
b. 3 May 1932 - Great Bend, Kansas
d. 25 Mar 2009 - Lawrence, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Thursday, March 26, 2009
LARNED — Robert Eugene Roth, 76, died March 25 (2009). Born May 3, 1932, in Great Bend, the son of Eugene Henry and Augusta Patricia Kellam Roth. Married ROSALEE OSBORNE. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Richard Alan and wife Richelle, Larned; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Best and husband Mike, Lawrence; a sister-in-law, Virginia McAdoo, San Clemente, Calif.; a niece, Debbie Lohrman and husband Jim, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; a nephew, Lawrence and wife Diane McAdoo, Lake Forest, Calif., and five grandchildren, Mark Best and wife April, Sarah Best, Realle Roth, Ry Roth and Raven Roth. Preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Norman McAdoo and a granddaughter, Reanna Roth.

RUDOLPH, Billy Delbert
b. 22 Sep 1936
d. Mar 23, 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, March 27, 2009
MANKATO - Billy Delbert Rudolph, 72, died March 23, 2009. Born Sept. 22, 1936, to Floyd Vesper and Freda F. Lehmann Rudolph. Married SHIRLEY LEE MUELLER. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Kevin Lee; daughters, Kathy Jo Jensen, Karen Kay Grokett, Kim Anita Greif; brothers, Jerome, Larry, Kelly, Floyd Jr.; sisters, Phyllis Bargman, Colleen Ryan; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

**RUDOLPH, Catherine (Herr)
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RUFF, Gabriel Stephen
b. 1871
d. 23 Jun 1938 - Bridger, Montana
From Billings Montana Gazette - Tuesday, June 28, 1938
Gabriel Stephen Ruff, 66, died at his farm home near Bridger Thursday afternoon. Besides his widow, he is survived by 10 children, five stepchildren and 32 grandchildren.

RUFF, George
b. 5 Nov 1908 - Oleshna, Russia
d. 25 Aug 1967 - Joliet
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 26 Aug 1967
JOLIET—George Ruff, 58, died Friday. Born Nov. 5, 1908, in Oleshna, Russia. Came to the U.S. in 1912. Married SARAH FOOTE. Survivors include the widow; 2 sons, George L. and William, both of Joliet; 2 daughters, Mrs. Keith Springer, Fisher Island, NY, and Miss Kathy Ruff, Oakland, CA; 2 brothers, Henry, Worland, WY, and Andrew, Newcastle, WY; 2 sisters, Mrs. Fred Busch, Lovell, and Mrs. Mary Salsbury, Long Beach, CA, and 2 grandchildren.
**RUFF, Isabelle Mary (Fischer)
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RUFF, Jake S.
b. 15 Jan 1887 - Russia
d. 21 Dec 1970 - Deaconess Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette - Wednesday, December 23, 1970
Jake S. Ruff, 83, was dead on arrival at Deaconess Hospital Monday. Born Jan. 15, 1887, in Russia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Ruff. Came to the United States in 1910. Married ELIZABETH BATT. She died in 1928. Survivors include two sons, Harold Ruff, of Bozeman, and Jake S. Ruff Jr., of 2034 Broadwater Ave.; two daughters, Mrs. Agnes O’Connel, of Rockford, ILL., and Mrs. Dorothy Payne, of Spokane; and 15 grandchildren.

RUFF, Katherine
b. 14 Jun 1886 - Dittel, Russia
d. 14 Dec 1976 - St. John's Lutheran Home
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 16 Dec 1976
Katherine Ruff, 90, widow of DAVID RUFF, SR., died Tuesday. Born June 14, 1886, in Dittel, Russia. Was married there Feb. 14, 1907. Came to the United States in 1910. Mr. Ruff died July 9, 1961.

**RUFF, Lydia Rehms (Zier)
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RUFF, Mary
b. 26 Apr 1860 - Russia
d. May 1930
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 24 May 1930
Ruff, Mary (_____) 1860-1930
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ruff will be conducted Sunday afternoon . Born April 26, 1860, in Russia. Married CHRIS RUFF. Besides the husband she is survived by one son, Dave Ruff, and 3 daughters, Mrs. Phil Michael, Jr., Mrs. P. H. Michael, Mrs. Jacob Kautz and a grandson, George Ruff, all living in Laurel.


RUFF, Ralph
b. 6 Jan 1927 - Walla Walla, Washington d. 12 Dec 2008 - Vacaville, California
From GR-Genealogy
Ralph Ruff, age 81, died on December 12, 2008. Mr. Ruff served for many years on the AHSGR board of directors and participated often at GRHS conventions. He is survived by his wife Evelyn, sons David and Jonathan, and sister Dosie Huffman, and five grandchildren

RUPP, Edmund Eugene
b. 1 Jan 1933
d. 7 Feb 2009 - Pueblo, Colorado
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, February 10, 2009
PUEBLO, Colo. - Edmund Eugene Rupp, 76, died Feb. 7, 2009. Born Jan. 1, 1933, the son of Edmund and Dorothea Misner Rupp. Married BONNIE STARK. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Joe, Kenny and Mike; daughters, Cindy Drum and Loretta Pryor-Owens; four stepsons, Harold, Earl, Bill and Bert Stark; one stepdaughter, Denise Hahn; brother, Dale Rupp; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and close friend and caregiver, Lisa Lewis.

RUPP, Edmund Eugene
b. 1 Jan 1933 - Ness City, Kansas
d. 7 Feb 2009 - Pueblo, Colorado
Hays Daily News - Thursday, February 11,2009
Edmund Eugene Rupp, 76, Pueblo, Colo., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009. Born Jan. 1, 1933, in Ness City to Edmund John and Dorothea May Misner Rupp. Married BONNIE LEE STARK. Survivors include his wife, of the home; three sons, Joe, Kenny and Mike, all of Ness City; two daughters, Cindy Drum, Ness City, and Loretta Pryor-Owens, Pueblo; four step-sons, Harold Stark, Cunningham, Earl Stark and Bill Stark, both of Buhler, and Bert Stark, Moore, Okla.; a step-daughter, Denise Hahn, Springdale, Ark.; a brother, Dale Rupp, Pueblo; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a grand-daughter.

**RUTZ, Eva Elizabeth (Schafer)
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