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Jacob Steffen

M, b. February 1851, d. before 1920

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Jacob Steffen was born in February 1851 in New York.
  • Death: He died before 1920.

Peter Steffen

M, b. February 19, 1854, d. September 18, 1907

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Steffen was born on February 19, 1854 in New York.
  • Death: He died on September 18, 1907, at age 53.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hortonville, Wisconsin.

Ignatz David Steffen

M, b. December 17, 1855, d. November 21, 1922

Parents

Family: Effie L Nye (b. October 1862, d. July 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Ignatz David Steffen was born on December 17, 1855 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Effie L Nye were married in 1883.
  • Death: Ignatz David Steffen died on November 21, 1922, at age 66, in Antigo, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.

Martin Steffen

M, b. April 23, 1860, d. July 9, 1926

Parents

Family: Anna Deml (b. March 6, 1865, d. June 30, 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin Steffen was born on April 23, 1860 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Deml were married on November 20, 1888 in Mackville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Martin Steffen died on July 9, 1926, at age 66, in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hortonville, Wisconsin.

Mary E Steffen

F, b. October 1, 1861, d. April 29, 1929

Parents

Family: John Jacob Olk (b. April 25, 1859, d. June 6, 1927)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary E Steffen was born on October 1, 1861 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Jacob Olk were married on May 4, 1886 in Dale, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary E Steffen died on April 29, 1929, at age 67, in Antigo, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.

John Henry Steffen

M, b. 1866, d. 1943

Parents

Family: Anna M Olk (b. 1866, d. 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: John Henry Steffen was born in 1866 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna M Olk were married in 1890.
  • Death: John Henry Steffen died in 1943, at age ~77, in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Christopher Stark

M, b. circa 1794, d. July 23, 1832

Family: Anna Reuter (b. circa 1794, d. 1894)

Biography

  • Birth: Christopher Stark was born circa 1794 in Orenhofen, Bitburg-Prum, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
  • Death: He died on July 23, 1832 in Orenhofen, Bitburg-Prum, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Anna Reuter

F, b. circa 1794, d. 1894

Parents

Family: Christopher Stark (b. circa 1794, d. July 23, 1832)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Reuter was born circa 1794 in Orenhofen, Bitburg-Prum, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
  • Death: She died in 1894 in Wisconsin.

Jacob Steffen

M, b. November 15, 1792, d. July 20, 1870

Family 1: Katherine Richartz (b. circa 1800, d. 1822)

Family 2: Mary Elizabeth Houbreck (b. 1798, d. December 31, 1838)

Biography

  • Birth: Jacob Steffen was born on November 15, 1792 in Prussia.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Elizabeth Houbreck were married in 1824.
  • Death: Jacob Steffen died on July 20, 1870, at age 77, in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hortonville, Wisconsin.

Mary Elizabeth Houbreck

F, b. 1798, d. December 31, 1838

Family: Jacob Steffen (b. November 15, 1792, d. July 20, 1870)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Elizabeth Houbreck was born in 1798 in Prussia.
  • Marriage: She and Jacob Steffen were married in 1824.
  • Death: Mary Elizabeth Houbreck died on December 31, 1838, at age ~40, in Prussia.

Anna Maria Steffen

F, b. March 12, 1846, d. 1850

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Maria Steffen was born on March 12, 1846 in Prussia.
  • Death: She died in 1850, at age ~4, in Saratoga, Saratoga Co, New York.

Oliver Edward Tracy

M, b. February 18, 1908, d. July 3, 2010

Parents

Family: Hilda Kuchenbecker (b. December 16, 1908, d. May 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Oliver Edward Tracy was born on February 18, 1908 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Hilda Kuchenbecker were married on November 28, 1928.
  • Death: Oliver Edward Tracy died on July 3, 2010, at age 102, in Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Oliver Edward Tracy, 102, Madison, passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Care Center, Madison, on Saturday, July 3, 2010. He was born Feb. 18, 1908, in Appleton, son of the late Edward and Theresa (Donovan) Tracy and was orphaned at the age of 4.

    He was married to Hilda Kuchenbecker on Nov. 28, 1928, sharing 64 years before she preceded him in death in 1991. Oliver liked singing all of the old songs, and he sang at many funerals, weddings and anniversaries.

    Surviving him are two sons, Jim (Elaine) Tracy, Madison; and John Tracy, Appleton; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

    His parents, wife and a son, Father Melvin Tracy, SDS, preceded him in death.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 602 Everglade Drive, Madison, with Msgr. Donn Heier presiding. Visitation will be at church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A second Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 W. Lawrence Street, Appleton, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, with the Rev. Larry Abler presiding. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Appleton.

    Brettschneider-Trettin-

    Lederer Funeral Chapel

    606 N. Oneida Street

    Appleton 920-733-7383

    www.btlfuneral.com

    According to Mary Myse, he is actually a grandson of Edward and Theresa.

Hilda Kuchenbecker

F, b. December 16, 1908, d. May 1990

Family: Oliver Edward Tracy (b. February 18, 1908, d. July 3, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Hilda Kuchenbecker was born on December 16, 1908.
  • Marriage: She and Oliver Edward Tracy were married on November 28, 1928.
  • Death: Hilda Kuchenbecker died in May 1990, at age 81.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

James Oliver Tracy

M, b. June 14, 1929, d. June 3, 2012

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: James Oliver Tracy was born on June 14, 1929 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 3, 2012, at age 82.
  • Note: James Oliver Tracy, 82, oMadison, passed away peacefully at the Ridges of Lodi, on Sunday, June 3, 2012. He was born on June 14, 1929, Flag Day, in Appleton, the son of Oliver and Hilda (Kuchenbecker) Tracy. He graduated from St. Nazianz Preparatory Academy, in St. Nazianz, and proudly served his country in the Army, stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. He attended the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and worked for 40 years as a sales and marketing professional with the LM Berry Co. and then Ameritech Publishing, motivating and promoting sales professionals in his trademark positive character.

    He is remembered fondly by all for his awesome spirit. Jim was a huge sports enthusiast known for backing all of the Wisconsin teams, the Brewers, Bucks, Packers, and especially the Badgers!!! Jim was a board member of the Madison GYRO organization, served as President of the Madison Sales and Marketing Executives organization, President of the Madison Knights of Columbus, and led and participated in many other civic associations. He was a devoted and enthusiastic member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish- Madison. He led from the front and was always very engaged in making his impact meaningful and positive in all he did. Jim was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather. He always looked forward to celebrating family occasions and holidays. His mantra was always to be positive in everything. If you ever asked him how he was doing, he would say that he was awesome or dynamic- but that he would get better! He was an avid golfer and lover of music.

    Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elaine (Riemer) Tracy; five children, Cheryl Tracy of Lodi; Deborah (Kevin Kochaver) Tracy of Madison; Kristen (Gary) Janzer of Hartford; Michael (Vickie) Tracy of Apex, N.C.; and Jeff (Kristin) Tracy of Lodi; seven grandchildren, Jennifer and Jessica Janzer of Hartford; Erica and Morgan Tracy of Apex, N.C.; McKayla, Austin and Collin Tracy of Lodi; and many other family and friends.

    Jim was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert "Father Melvin" Tracy, and John Tracy; and by his grandson, Tyler Tracy.

    The family wishes to thank the staff and caregivers at the Ridges of Lodi, especially Debby, Terry, Shelly and Maria, and Southern Care Hospice, especially Brittany and Fred, for all their compassionate care and treatment of Jim.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012, at ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 602 Everglade Drive, with Msgr. Donn Heiar presiding. A luncheon will follow at the church. A Private committal will be held at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at JOYCE-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road and also from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass on Friday at the church.

    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to be given to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011, or www.alz.org (A fund has been set up for contributions in memory of James Tracy), or the Tyler Tracy Foundation, www.tylersplace.org.

    We remember Jim by his favorite Irish blessing:

    May the road rise up to meet you.

    May the wind be always at your back…

    May the sun shine warm upon your face…

    May the rain fall soft upon your fields…

    And, until we meet again…

    May God Hold you in the palm of His hand.

    To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com

    Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home

    & Cremation Services

    5701 Odana Road

    608-274-1000




    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on June 5, 2012.

John P Tracy

M, b. November 25, 1932, d. May 10, 2012

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: John P Tracy was born on November 25, 1932 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 10, 2012, at age 79, in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: John P. Tracy
    79, Appleton, passed away, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Brewster Village.
    John was born November 25, 1932 in Appleton to the late Oliver and Hilda (Kuchenbecker) Tracy. He loved to listen to and collect Big Band Music, fish, watch baseball and had a great memory, especially for Wisconsin Roads. He also was a devoted son and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
    John is survived by his brother, James (Elaine) Tracy, Madison; nieces: Cheryl Tracy, Lodi; Deborah (Kevin Kochazer) Tracy, Madison; Kristi (Gary) Janzer, Hartford; nephews: Michel (Vicki) Tracy, NC and Jeffrey (Kristine) Tracy, Lodi.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Fr. Melvin Tracy.
    Funeral Services for John will be held at 10:30 am, Monday, May 14, 2012 at the funeral home with Rev. David Funk OFM Cap. officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may visit the family from 9:30 am until the time of service. A full obituary will appear in Sunday’s edition.
    Thank you to all the staff of Brewster Village for the many years of care.

Robert Louis (Father Melvin) Tracy

M, b. June 7, 1931, d. March 15, 1996

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Louis (Father Melvin) Tracy was born on June 7, 1931.
  • Death: He died on March 15, 1996, at age 64, in St Nazianz, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Ordination: He was ordained on June 7, 1958 in Salvatorian Priest S.D.S.

William Tracy

M, b. February 3, 1870, d. April 1, 1933

Parents

Family: Ida Mary Kispert (b. May 5, 1876, d. September 4, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: William Tracy was born on February 3, 1870 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ida Mary Kispert were married on December 18, 1901 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: William Tracy died on April 1, 1933, at age 63, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Ida Mary Kispert

F, b. May 5, 1876, d. September 4, 1945

Family: William Tracy (b. February 3, 1870, d. April 1, 1933)

Biography

  • Birth: Ida Mary Kispert was born on May 5, 1876.
  • Marriage: She and William Tracy were married on December 18, 1901 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Ida Mary Kispert died on September 4, 1945, at age 69, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Patrick Tracy

M, b. March 17, 1873, d. December 27, 1931

Parents

Family: Mary Altenhofen (b. January 22, 1875, d. December 1, 1959)

Biography

  • Birth: Patrick Tracy was born on March 17, 1873 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 27, 1931, at age 58, in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  • Note: Patrick Tracy
    Funeral services for Patrick Tracy 59, a former resident of Appleton who died Sunday a his home in Chicago, were held in Chicago Wednesday morning. Burial was in Chicago.
    Mr. Tracy moved to Chicago from Appleton 25 years ago. Survivors are his widow, one daughter, Mrs. John Quill and three grandchildren, Chicago; three sisters, Mrs. Andrew Dunsirn (Kate) and Miss Josephine Tracy, Appleton; Mrs. George Wingrove (Theresa) Menasha; three brothers William and Harry of Appleton, and John of Buxton, ND Mrs. Dunsirn and son Edward, Mrs. Wingrove and Arthur St Louis of Appleton attended the funeral.

Mary Altenhofen

F, b. January 22, 1875, d. December 1, 1959

Parents

Family: Patrick Tracy (b. March 17, 1873, d. December 27, 1931)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Altenhofen was born on January 22, 1875 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 1, 1959, at age 84, in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.

Mary Tracy

F, b. 1874, d. 1937

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Tracy was born in 1874.
  • Death: She died in 1937, at age ~63.

James Tracy

M, b. January 1875

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: James Tracy was born in January 1875.

John Tracy

M, b. August 11, 1876, d. June 11, 1952

Parents

Family: Mary Breneman (b. April 4, 1877, d. September 3, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: John Tracy was born on August 11, 1876 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 11, 1952, at age 75.

Mary Breneman

F, b. April 4, 1877, d. September 3, 1973

Family: John Tracy (b. August 11, 1876, d. June 11, 1952)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Breneman was born on April 4, 1877 in Sheldon, Houston Co, Minnesota.
  • Death: She died on September 3, 1973, at age 96, in Fargo, Cass Co, North Dakota.