Descendants of Rudolph BETLACH



First Generation



1. Rudolph BETLACH, son of Josef BETLACH and Anna MARES, was born on October 16, 1859 in Cermna#474, Bohemia, died on October 15, 1911 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 51, and was buried on October 17, 1911 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

General Notes: Birth recorded parish office, Cermna Vol 1105, Page 216
Marriage recorded: Dane County, Volume 5, page 166
The Sun Prairie Death List has a different birth year. They have 1862

I believe "Betlach Road" in Sun Praire, Wisconsin was named after this Rudolph Betlach. (See photos)

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Cancer of the skin.

Photograph of headstone: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Rudolph married Martha SCHUSTER, daughter of Frantisek SCHUSTER and Antonia BEDNAR, on January 22, 1889 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI. Martha was born on July 18, 1867 in Marshall(DANE)WI, died on June 3, 1958 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 90, and was buried on June 6, 1958 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:1831

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Sun Prairie Historical Library & Museum.

Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. Louis Joseph BETLACH was born on October 15, 1889 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on August 3, 1973 in Madison(DANE)WI at age 83, and was buried on August 7, 1973 in Marshall(DANE)WI.

   3 M    ii. Edward Rudolph BETLACH was born on April 29, 1891 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on June 8, 1982 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 91, and was buried on June 12, 1982 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

   4 M    iii. Joseph Albert BETLACH was born on March 3, 1893 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on May 26, 1983 in Madison(DANE)WI at age 90, and was buried on May 28, 1983 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

   F    iv. Mary Victoriana BETLACH was born on September 4, 1894 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on September 26, 1978 in Elmgrove(WAUKESHA)Wi at age 84, and was buried in September 1978 in Elmgrove(WAUKESHA)Wi.

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: Unknown Newspaper.

   5 F    v. Elizabeth A. BETLACH was born on August 7, 1896 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died in June 1995 at age 98, and was buried in June 1995.

   6 M    vi. Francis John BETLACH was born on September 1, 1898 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on March 13, 1972 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 73, and was buried on March 16, 1972 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

   7 M    vii. Victor Emil BETLACH was born on July 22, 1900 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on October 22, 1971 in GreenBay(BROWN)WI at age 71, and was buried on October 25, 1971 in GreenBay(BROWN)WI.

   M    viii. Rudolph BETLACH was born on February 3, 1905 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on February 8, 1905 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, and was buried on February 9, 1905 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Rudolph married someone.

   M    ix. Valentine BETLACH was born on February 18, 1906 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on March 5, 1906 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, and was buried on March 6, 1906 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Records 1820-1907 Volume 4, Page 0002, Reel 17, Image 0131, Image Number: 100368, Sequence Number: 026757.

   F    x. Anna F. BETLACH was born on June 8, 1908 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on October 15, 2002 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 94, and was buried on October 21, 2002 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi. She never married and had no children.

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: October 17, 2002, The Capital Times. BETLACH, Anna F.: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

Capital Times, The (Madison, WI) - October 16, 2002

Deceased Name: BETLACH, Anna F.

BETLACH, Anna F., 94, Sun Prairie, Oct. 15.
Edition: ALL
Page: 3B

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Louis Joseph BETLACH was born on October 15, 1889 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on August 3, 1973 in Madison(DANE)WI at age 83, and was buried on August 7, 1973 in Marshall(DANE)WI. Another name for Louis was Alois, Alouis.

General Notes: Member Catholic Order of Foresters
SS#: 396-28-3884

From WWI Draft Registration Card Date of registration: June 5, 1917
Occupation: farmer employed by Francis Betlack
Height: medium
Build: medium
Eyes: brown
Hair: dark brown

http://www.dodgejeffgen.com/archive/st_marys_cem_marshall.htm

Note from granddaughter, Deborah Kammerude, 8-8-09: Louis farmed in Sun Prairie, WI for years and grew an amazing flower garden.

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: August 4, 1973, Marshall, Minnesota Newspaper.

Cemetery: St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Alouis Betlach
Name:Alouis Betlach
Age:83
Sex:M (Male)
Birth Date:abt 1890
Death Date:3 Aug 1973
Location:Burk (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:024402

Louis married Laura Margaretha SCHEY, daughter of Englebert SCHEY and Katherine Barbara STARKER, on April 20, 1915 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI. Laura was born on June 15, 1896 in Bristol(DANE)WI, died on June 2, 1984 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 87, and was buried on June 5, 1984 in Marshall(DANE)WI.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2027

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: June 1984, Sun Prairie Newspaper.

Cemetery: St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Laura Margaret Betlach
Name:Laura Margaret Betlach
Death Date:2 Jun 1984
Location:Dane (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:013551

Children from this marriage were:

   8 M    i. John E BETLACH was born in 1918 in Wisconsin, died in 1995 at age 77, and was buried in 1995 in (DODGE)WI.

   9 F    ii. Agnes BETLACH

   10 F    iii. Lorraine BETLACH

3. Edward Rudolph BETLACH was born on April 29, 1891 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on June 8, 1982 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 91, and was buried on June 12, 1982 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

General Notes: Veteran of WWI, and a member of St. James Court Catholic Order of
Foresters.
SS#: 395-05-9938

WWI Draft Registration Card; Date of registration June 5, 1917
Occupation: farmer
Height: medium
Build: stout
Eyes: gray
Hair: light brown
Single at time of registration

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: June 17, 1982, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Edward Rudolph Betlach
Name:Edward Rudolph Betlach
Death Date:8 Jun 1982
Location:Dane (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:013683

Edward married Anna E. MAUTZ, daughter of Englebert MAUTZ and ANNA, on May 18, 1920 in EastBristol(DANE)Wi. Anna was born on October 24, 1897 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi, died on June 26, 1989 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 91, and was buried in June 1989 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2028

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Children from this marriage were:

   11 F    i. Dorothy A. BETLACH was born on January 17, 1922, died on April 14, 2000 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 78, and was buried in April 2000.

   12 M    ii. Donald A. BETLACH

4. Joseph Albert BETLACH was born on March 3, 1893 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on May 26, 1983 in Madison(DANE)WI at age 90, and was buried on May 28, 1983 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

General Notes: SS#:394-01-1462
Photograph of headstone from my penpal, Sally Warren

WWI Draft Registration Card
Date of Registration: June 5, 1917
City: Sun Prairie
Age: 24
Nearest relative: single
Occupation: farmer
Height: medium
Build: medium
Eyes: light __?__
Hair: dark brown

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Joseph Ablert Betlach
Name:Joseph Ablert Betlach
Death Date:26 May 1983
Location:Dane (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:013781

Joseph married Julia Damiana KLUBERTANZ, daughter of Henry KLUBERANTZ and Barbara HORNUNG, on June 10, 1919 in EastBristol(DANE)Wi. Julia was born on September 18, 1896 in HampdenTwp(COLUMBIA)WI, died on December 22, 1990 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 94, and was buried in December 1990 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2029

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: December 1990, Sun Prairie Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Julia Damiana Betlach
Name:Julia Damiana Betlach
Death Date:22 Dec 1990
Location:Dane (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:034677

The child from this marriage was:

   13 M    i. Dr. Eugene Henry BETLACH was born on February 18, 1921, died on October 16, 2000 in Janesville(ROCK)WI at age 79, and was buried in October 2000.

5. Elizabeth A. BETLACH was born on August 7, 1896 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died in June 1995 at age 98, and was buried in June 1995.

Elizabeth married Edward MISCHNICK on October 28, 1926 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI. Edward was born in December 1898.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2030

The child from this marriage was:

   14 M    i. Edward MISCHNICK

6. Francis John BETLACH was born on September 1, 1898 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on March 13, 1972 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI at age 73, and was buried on March 16, 1972 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI.

General Notes: SS#: 398-16-9452
From WWI Draft Registration Card
Occupation: farmer
Height: medium
Build: medium
Eyes: blue
Hair: light

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Frank J Betlach
Name:Frank J Betlach
Age:73
Sex:M (Male)
Birth Date:abt 1899
Death Date:13 Mar 1972
Location:Supr (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:008014

Francis married Adeline FISCH, daughter of Emil FISCH and Helen BUSS, on June 13, 1936 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI. Adeline was born on May 18, 1912 in York(DANE)Wi, died on June 6, 1945 in (DANE)WI at age 33, and was buried on June 9, 1945 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2033

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Carcinoma of the cervix.

Death Certificate: Wisconsin Department of Public Health.

The child from this marriage was:

   15 M    i. Ronald BETLACH

7. Victor Emil BETLACH was born on July 22, 1900 in Sun Prairie(DANE)WI, died on October 22, 1971 in GreenBay(BROWN)WI at age 71, and was buried on October 25, 1971 in GreenBay(BROWN)WI.

General Notes: SS#: 390-01-2457
WWI Draft Registration Card
date of registration September 12, 1918
Age: 18
Race: white
Occupation: farmer, employed by Mrs. M. Betlach
Height: medium
Build: medium
Eyes: brown
Hair: black

Noted events in his life were:

He was employed.

Obituary: Green Bay, Wisconsin Newspaper.

Death Record: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997 about Victor Betlach
Name:Victor Betlach
Age:71
Sex:M (Male)
Birth Date:abt 1900
Death Date:22 Oct 1971
Location:Grba (May be abbreviated)
Certificate:029867

Victor married Alice M. DUNTON on May 2, 1925 in Milwaukee(WAUKESHA)WI. Alice was born on January 6, 1901 in Wisconsin, died in April 1979 in GreenBay(BROWN)WI at age 78, and was buried in GreenBay(BROWN)WI.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2034

The child from this marriage was:

   F    i. Carol BETLACH

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


8. John E BETLACH was born in 1918 in Wisconsin, died in 1995 at age 77, and was buried in 1995 in (DODGE)WI.

General Notes: I believe Susan Kay Betlach, buried in the same cemetery (Washington Cemetery, in Waterloo, Wisconsin) as John and Eleanore is their daughter. She passed away July 3,1959; I do not know what her age was at death.

WWII Honoree page from web site, lists where John served.
Served with the 17th Ariborne Division, 194th Glider Infantry, Company K, Company B, 550th Airborne Battalion, 5 campaigns: Rome-Arno, Southern France, Africa, England, Ardennes, Central Europe, Lumexbourg, Panama, Germany, Belgium, Battle of the Bulge, 1941-1945
WWII Army Enlistment Recoreds
Enlisted October 21, 1941 in Illinois, Fort Sheridan, PVT. Had 3 years high school, was a student of Civil Engineering; not married at the time.

US WWII Army Enlistment Records (From Ancestry.com)

Birth year: 1918
Race, White, citizen
Nativity state or country: Wisconsin
State: Wisconsin
County or City: Dane
Enlistment date: October 21, 1941
Enlistment state: Illinois
Enlistment city: Fort Sheridan
Branch: Branch Immaterial, warrant officers, USA
Grade: private
Grade code: private
Component: selectees (enlisted men)
Source: civil life
Education: 3 years of high school
Civil occupation: Studen, civil engineering
Marital status: Single, without dependents
Height: 67 (67" or 6'7"??)
Weight 142

World Vital Records (www.worldvitalrecords.com)
Name: Betlach, John E
Serial Number: 36226769
Residence: Dane, Wisconsin
Enlistment Place: Ft Sheridan, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 21 October 1941
Grade Alpha: Private
Grade Code: Private
Branch Alpha: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Enlistment Term: 0
Longevity:
Source: Civil Life
Nativity: Wisconsin
Birth Year: 1918
Race and Citizenship: White, citizen
Education: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Student, Civil Engineering
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Army Component:
Card Number: 1050
Box Number: 5.112
Reel Number: 6805592
Nearby Cemeteries:
Calvary Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Forest Hill Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Holy Cross Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Resurrection Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Washington Cememtery.

John married Eleanora RIEGE, daughter of Herman RIEGE and Marie HAHN.

The child from this marriage was:

   16 F    i. Kathy Jo BETLACH

9. Agnes BETLACH

Agnes married Edward GRIMES. Edward was born in 1915 and died in 1962 at age 47.

Children from this marriage were:

   17 M    i. Edward GRIMES was born on February 10, 1941 in Madison(DANE)WI, died on April 1, 2010 in Cartersville(BARTOW)GA at age 69, and was buried on April 16, 2010 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi.

   18 F    ii. Helen GRIMES

   F    iii. Mary GRIMES was born in 1947 and died in 1947.

10. Lorraine BETLACH

Lorraine married Robert HAHN.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Larry HAHN

Larry married Sharon STEWART.

   19 M    ii. Gary HAHN

   M    iii. Robert Jean HAHN

11. Dorothy A. BETLACH was born on January 17, 1922, died on April 14, 2000 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi at age 78, and was buried in April 2000.

General Notes: Incomplete obituary--death list

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: April 17, 2000, Internet,Capital Times, Madison, Wi.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Dorothy married Robert O. LINK, son of Roy LINK and Bertha BREITENBACH, on April 14, 1943. Robert was born on September 13, 1920 in Madison(DANE)WI, died on November 15, 1986 in Madison(DANE)WI at age 66, and was buried in November 1986 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2039

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: November 1986, Untitiled newspaper/copy from Sun Prairie Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Cemetery: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Complications of a staphylococcus infection.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Madelyn LINK

   F    ii. Martha LINK

Martha married Thomas L. SUCHOMEL.

   F    iii. Maryann LINK

Maryann married M. Royce GRATZ.

12. Donald A. BETLACH

Donald married Mary SARZOTTI.

The child from this marriage was:

   M    i. Gregory Donald BETLACH

Gregory married Florence Yanes FULLER.

13. Dr. Eugene Henry BETLACH was born on February 18, 1921, died on October 16, 2000 in Janesville(ROCK)WI at age 79, and was buried in October 2000.

General Notes: From the Internet, Military information on enlistment

World Vital Records: (www.worldvitalrecords.com)
Name: Betlach, Eugene H
Serial Number: 16106195
Residence: Dane, Wisconsin
Enlistment Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 25 May 1943
Grade Alpha: Private
Grade Code: Private
Branch Alpha:
Branch Code: Philippine Scouts
Enlistment Term:
Longevity: 000
Source: National Guard in Federal Service, within 3 months of Discharge
Nativity: Panama Canal Zone
Birth Year: 1932
Race and Citizenship: White, citizen
Education: 1 year of high school
Civil Occupation: 899
Marital Status: Married
Army Component: 3
Card Number: 0220
Box Number: 2.77
Reel Number: 1468945
Nearby Cemeteries:
Calvary Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Forest Hill Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Holy Cross Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
Resurrection Cemetery, Dane, Wisconsin
NOTE: Birth year is different than what I have.

WWII Reserve Corps Records
Name: Betlach, Eugene H
Serial Number: 16106195
Residence: Dane, Wisconsin
Enlistment Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 25 May 1943
Grade Alpha: Pvt
Grade Code: Private
Branch Alpha:
Branch Code: Philippine Scouts
Enlistment Term:
Deferment: 00 1903
Source: Civil Life
Nativity: Wisconsin
Birth Year: 1921
Race and Citizenship: White, Citizen
Education: 4 Years of College
Civil Occupation: 992
Marital Status: Single, Without Dependents
Army Component: Reserves - Exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of The Officers Reserve Corps On Active Duty Under The Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
Box Number: 0220
Reel Number: 2.77

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: October 17, 2000, Internet,Capital Times,Madison,Wi.

Occupation: Physician.

Eugene married Dorothy WITTMAN, daughter of WITTMAN and Unknown.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Michael BETLACH

   20 M    ii. Stephen Robert BETLACH

   M    iii. David BETLACH

   F    iv. Anna Marie BETLACH

14. Edward MISCHNICK

Edward married Susie.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Yvonne MISCHNICK

   F    ii. Christine MISCHNICK

   M    iii. Michael MISCHNICK

   M    iv. Thomas MISCHNICK

   M    v. Stephen MISCHNICK

   M    vi. Frederick MISCHNICK

15. Ronald BETLACH

Ronald married Sharon McKINLEY, daughter of John Michael McKINLEY and Agnes A. KLEINHEINZ.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Thomas BETLACH

Thomas married Jennifer.

   M    ii. Michael BETLACH

   21 F    iii. LuAnn BETLACH

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


16. Kathy Jo BETLACH

Kathy married Robert Willis CHRISTIANSEN Jr.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Karo Jo CHRISTIANSEN

   M    ii. Mitchell CHRISTIANSEN

17. Edward GRIMES was born on February 10, 1941 in Madison(DANE)WI, died on April 1, 2010 in Cartersville(BARTOW)GA at age 69, and was buried on April 16, 2010 in SunPrairie(DANE)Wi.

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Sun Prairie Memory Gardens.

Obituary: April 14, 2010, Madison.com.

Cause of Death: Natural causes.

Edward married Carol Doelle GRADY.

The child from this marriage was:

   M    i. Jason GRIMES

18. Helen GRIMES

Helen married Herb KAMMERUDE.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Larry KAMMERUDE

   F    ii. Deborah A. KAMMERUDE

19. Gary HAHN

Gary married Judy JOHNSON.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Timothy HAHN

   F    ii. Heidi HAHN

20. Stephen Robert BETLACH

Stephen married someone Marsha ELMER, daughter of Clarence ELMER and Grace PONTELL.

The child from this marriage was:

   M    i. Jeremy Stephen BETLACH

21. LuAnn BETLACH

LuAnn married Bradley EVANS.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Cory EVANS

   M    ii. Shane EVANS