THE BEILFUSS's (as of September, 2006)

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Albert H. Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth : 2/23/1855 in Prussia Parents : Ferdinand & Wilhelmina Beilfuss Spouse : Wilhelmina (Minnie) Vogt (12/15/1881) Children & birthdates : Emma 1881-12/15/1883) Leo William Carl (9/10/1883-1/27/1932) Matie Emma (May) (3/23/1886-11/28/1968), Harry F. (5/17/1888-7/30/1940) Occupations : Interests : Date & Place of death : 9/18/1931 Albion Michigan, Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Blanche (Osborne) Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth : 4/3/1886 in Calvin, Michigan Parents : Clarkson & Ella (Hill) Osborne Spouse : Harry Beilfuss Sr. Children & birthdates : Harry Jr. (1911), Lorna Belle (1914), Donald Ray (1916) grandmother to eight. Occupations : Waitress (Pagoda Restaurant, Albion), Clerk at Isley’s Creamery in Coldwater, MI 1945-1949. Interests : Flowers, sewing, television, true-detective magazines, liked to bake. Shepard Strudwick fan. Related to Franklin Pangborn, movie character actor. Date & Place of death : 5/19/1969 Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

 

Clarkson Osborne

Date & Place of birth : / /1847, Parents : unknown Spouse : Ella A. Hill Children & birthdates : Thomas ( ), Blanche (4/3/1886-5/19/1969) Occupations : unknown Interests : unknown Date & Place of death : 1915 or 1916, Internment : unknown

 

 

Clinton Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth : / / , Parents : Leo & Grace (Stancroff) Beilfuss Spouse : Children & birthdates : Occupations : Clerk at Albion Hardware for many years. Date & Place of death : / / , Internment :

 

Donald Ray Beilfuss

Nickname : Donnie, Don Date & Place of birth : July 15, 1916 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Harry & Blanche Beilfuss Spouse : Gladys Milham (Jan. 18, 1941 in Bryan Ohio) Children & birthdates : None Occupations : Was in U.S. Airforce, Italy 1942-45. Fireman, foundryman Interests : Motorcycles, Tony Bennett fan, was good softball first baseman, star (triple-threat) quarterback with Albion High School Wildcats 1932-34. Date & Place of death : July 16, 1993 Albion, Michigan Internment : Albion Memorial Gardens, Albion Michigan

 

Dorothy Belle (Wolfinger) Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth: 6/20/1911 in Ann Arbor MI Parents: Spouse: Harry Beilfuss Jr. (11/18/1939) Children & birthdates: Jack Lynford (2/9/1934-6/ /2002), Joanne (1936- ) Jean (1938- ) Jeri Lee (1944-) Occupations: unknown Interests: dancing, cards, music, humor Date & Place of death: 6/24/1951 in Albion Michigan Internment: Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

 

Ella A. (Hill) Osborne

Date & Place of birth : / /1859 , in Troy Michigan Parents : unknown Spouse : Clarkson Osborne Children & birthdates : Thomas ( ), Blanche (1886) Date & Place of death : / / , Internment :

 

 

Ferdinand Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth: 1830 in Prussia Parents: unknown Spouse: Johanna ( ? ) Children & birthdates: August H. ( ) William H. ( ) Occupations: unknown Interests: unknown Date & place of death: ? Albion, Michigan Internment: Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

 

Harry Ferdinand Beilfuss Sr.

Date & Place of birth : 5/17/1888, Parents : Albert H. & Minnie ( ) Beilfuss Spouse : Blanche Osborne Children & birthdates : Harry F. Jr. (1911), Lorna Belle (1914), Donald Ray (1916) Occupations : Foundryman at Gale Mfg. Co., in Albion, Michigan Interests : Gardening, “Hawaii Calls” radio show Date & Place of death : 8/3/1940, in Albion Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Harry Ferdinand Beilfuss Jr.

Date & Place of birth : 3/14/1911 in Elkhart IN Parents : Harry & Blanche Beilfuss Spouse : Dorothy Belle Wolfinger (11/18/1939) Children & birthdates: Jack Lynford (1934), Joanne (1936), Jeanne (1938 ), Jeri Lee (1944 ) Occupations : Foundryman (Homer Furnace in Coldwater Michigan, Co-Owner of Hamburger diner in Albion with his wife Dorothy. Interests : Fishing, sports, television, western novels. Was a star lineman for the Albion Wildcat football team. Date & Place of death : 2/10/1986 Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Jack Lynford Beilfuss

Nickname : Jacob Date & Place of birth : 2/9/1934 in Albion Michigan Parents : Harry & Dorothy Beilfuss Spouse : Darlene Counterman Children & birthdates : Tracy Ann 8/27/1956,Lana Sue 12/19/1961 Clay Matthew 6/10/67 Occupations : Plant Superintendant at Hillsdale branch of Albion Malleable most of his life Interests : Family man, excellent bowler, golfer, card and pool player and fisherman, loved movies and television. Date & Place of death : 6/29/2002 in Hillsdale Michigan (?) Internment:

Jean Philaine Beilfuss

Date & place of birth: May 23, 1938 in Albion Michigan Parents: Harry Jr & Dorothy Beilfuss Spouse: John Wolters, Dale Alexander. Children & birthdates: John, Kyle, Michelle and Clint and 12 grandchildren Occupations: US Post Office for 30 years. Interests: Family, sports, politics and an avid gardener Date & place of death: May 10, 2009 Lynchburg, VA Internment: Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan, May 15, 2009

Jeri Lee Beilfuss

Date & place of birth: 1944 in Albion Michigan. Parents: Harry & Dorothy Beilfuss. Spouse: Richard Emerick Children & Birthdates: Charlotte, Samantha and a grandmother to four. Occupations: Housewife Interests: Family, friends, TV, the movies.

Date & place of death: July 7, 2005 in Albion Michigan.

Joanne Kay Beilfuss

Nickname: Jug Date & Place of birth : 2 /17/ /1936 in Albion Michigan Parents : Harry & Dorothy Beilfuss Spouse : Donald Konkle, David Kobs Children & birthdates : Kelly ( ), Julie Jean 1963 Occupations : Various – Manager of Holiday Inn in Tennessee at one time. Interests : Family and friends, sports, playing cards. Date & Place of death : 1/19/1999 in Battle Creek MI Internment :

 

Leo Willam Carl Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth : 9/10/1883 Parents : Albert & Wilhelmina Beilfuss Spouse :Grace Stancroft Children & birthdates : Clinton ( ), Raymond L. (3/4/1917) Occupations: _____Date & Place of death : 1/27/1932 in Albion Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery Albion Michigan

 

Lorna Belle Beilfuss Fierke

Nickname : Huckleberry Date & Place of birth : May 5, 1914 in Elkhart, Indiana Parents : Harry & Blanche (Osborne) Beilfuss Spouse : Robert Fierke Sr. (12/1/1933) Children & birthdates : Robert Jr. (4/25/1934), Mavis Lorraine (1/30/1937), Donna Rae (11/22/1945), Von Darin (12/5/1950). Occupations : Housewife, typist, stenographer, receptionist. Interests : Music & composition, singing, piano, reading, watching television (especially mysteries), pecans, visiting, family above all. Date & Place of death : April 6 1962, Battle Creek Leila Post Hospital Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Matie (May) Emma Bertha Beilfuss Allen

Nickname: May Date & Place of birth : March (May?) 23, 1886 in Albion Michigan Parents : Albert & Minnie Beilfuss Spouse : Harry Allen Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Housewife Interests : Card games Date & Place of death : Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28, 1968 in Marshall Michigan Internment : Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall Michigan (Nov. 30th)

 

Raymond L. Beilfuss

Nickname: Ray Date & Place of birth : March 4, 1917 in Albion Michigan Parents : Leo & Grace (Stancroff) Beilfuss Spouse : ________ Butson, ________ Adcock, Shirley M. Snyder (1973) Children & birthdates : Myrna (Deview) Occupations : Clerk at Albion Hardware for 27 years. Date & Place of death : Tuesday, April 6, 1993 in Albion Michigan Internment : _________________., Albion Michigan (cremated)

 

Wilhelmina (Vogt) Beilfuss

Nickname: Minnie Date & Place of birth : January 28, 1863 in Prussia Parents : unknown Spouse: Albert H. Beilfuss (Dec. 15, 1881) Children & birthdates: , Emma (1881-1883), Matie Bertha Emma (May) (3/23/1886-11/28/1968) Harry F. (5/17/1888-8/3/1940) Occupations : Housewife Date & Place of death : July 23, 1890 in Albion Michigan (age 27 yrs 5 mo) Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

 

Wilhelmina ___________ Beilfuss

Date & Place of birth : ______ __ 1817 in ________________ Parents : unknown Spouse : Ferdinand __ Beilfuss Children & birthdates : Albert H. ( ), William H. ( ) Occupations: Housewife Date & Place of death : ______ __ 1881 in Albion Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery Albion Michigan

 

Wilhelm Vogt

Date & Place of Birth: 1830 in Prussia Spouse: Minnie ( b. 1840 ) Parents: Unknown Children: Wilhelmina Vogt