THE FIERKES (as of April, 2011) [Work in Progress]

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Alfred August Emil Fierke

Nicknames : Alf, Al, Allie Date & Place of birth : August 28, 1898 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Anna (Koscak) , Goldie (Wood-Weston-Greenwood) Children & birthdates : Alfred Herbert Henry (4/7/18) , Ione Lavera (10/8/20), Dolores Eulila (9/14/22) Eunice Louise (8/23/24) Occupations : Foundry Coremaker & Superintendant, Gale Mfg., Albion, Michigan Interests : Played accordian, was a baritone singer, liked gardening. Was a good boxer. Three-time Governor of Moose Lodge. Enjoyed life, people and music. Date & Place of death : March 24, 1978, Albion, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

 

Alfred Herbert Henry Fierke

Nicknames : Ned, Neddie Date & Place of birth : April 7, 1918 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Alfred & Peggy (Koscak) Fierke Spouse : Donna Jean Case (divorced), Gloria Jean (Hamilton)1947 Children & birthdates : David Hamilton, Christine Suzanne (Thomas) 1950, Karen Elizabeth (Bachman) Occupations : Career soldier (Colonel), U.S. Army (32 years) 1941-1973. Served in the Pacific theater in World War II, Korea, Taiwan, Germany, and the Pentagon, Washington DC (General Staff & Secretary of Defense). Won the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star. Interests : Golf, gardening, travel, stock market and social life. Date & Place of death : Saturday, January 9th, 1993, Pensacola, Florida Internment : Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Anastasia Elizabeth Sloan

Nickname: Stase, Ana  Date & Place of Birth: December 30, 1989 Lansing Michigan Parents: Lorna (Fierke) Clarke & Mark Sloan Occupations: Crew Chief at McDonalds, Pet Beautician, Video Store Clerk.  Interests: Pets, computers, Facebook, music, and being cool Present Address: Lansing MI

 

Amy Sue Guoan

Date & Place of birth : April 24, 1976 in Midland, Michigan Parents : Richard & Beverly Guoan Ex-Spouse : Nathan W. Fierke (1996-2009) Children & birthdates : Nathan Robert (11/1/1996), Jordan William (8/7/2000) Occupations : Day Care, Baker at Jorgensens Foods (1998) Factory worker. Interests : Children, family, table games, inventions, artwork Present Address: Holt, MI

Anna Catharine (Koscak) Fierke

Nicknames : Peggy, Anne Date & Place of birth : 7/19/1900 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia Parents :Martin & Mary Koscak Spouse : Alfred August Emil Fierke (1917), James Frederick (Fred) Wilder (May 1944) Children & birthdates : Alfred Herbert Henry (4/7/18) , Ione Lavera (10/8/20), Dolores Eulila (9/14/22) Eunice Louise (8/23/24) Occupations : Union Steel Products Line Operator Interests : Writing novels, movies, bowling and sewing. Date & Place of death : October 29, 1945 Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Barbara Ann (Maday) Fierke

Nickname : Barb.  Date & Place of birth : / / 1934 in Livonia, Michigan Parents : John & ________ Maday Spouse : Robert William Fierke Sr. (August 28, 1964 in Rockford, Illinois) Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Receptionist, Clerk at K-Mart in Kalamazoo, retired.  Interests : Gardening, health foods, travel.. : Present Address : 34900 Freedom Rd Farmington, MI 48335-4017

Bobbi Lynn Clarke

Nickname: Cutie Pie, Fuss Budget.  Date & Place of Birth: June 27, 2004 Lansing Michigan Parents: Michael & Lorna Clarke.  Interests: Pets, artwork, school, computers, iPod Touch, photography & adult things Present Address: Haslett, MI

Chance Reinhardt Fierke

Nickname : Chancey, Jethroe Date & Place of birth : December 28, 1963 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Robert & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Cherie Wager Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Custodian at YMCA, Lansing, MI (1981-88), House Construction, Roofer (1989-1994), Production Dept. at Alma Products (1995-2006), DirecTv Installer (2006-2015) Construction (2015-to present) Interests : Sports, gambling, guitar, chess, Sports Cards, Family events. Present Address : Vestaburg Michigan 48891

 

Christine Suzanne Fierke Thomas

Nickname : Christy Date & Place of birth : 1950 in Tokyo, Japan Parents : Alfred (Ned) & Gloria Fierke Spouse : Matthew Thomas Children & birthdates : Mark, Caroline Elise Occupations : School teacher Interests : unknown Present Address : ______________________ , Sylvania, Ohio Telephone :

 

David Hamilton Fierke

Nickname : Dave Date & Place of birth : / / , Parents : Alfred (Ned) & Gloria Fierke Spouse : Patricia Mikkelsen ( __________ ) 19___ Children & birthdates : unknown Occupations : Bank loan officer Interests : unknown Present Address : ___________________ Tampa, Florida

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Dolores Eulila Fierke

Date & Place of birth : September 14, 1922 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Alfred & Peggy (Koscak) Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : none Interests : Playing with dolls, Loved school and kittens. Date & Place of death : July 1931, Albion, Michigan (drowned at Duck Lake, age 8) Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Donna Rae Fierke

Nickname : Punkin' Date & Place of birth : November 22, 1945 in Coldwater Michigan Parents : Robert & Lorna Fierke Spouse : Leonard Anderson (divorced, 1965) Children & birthdates : Lance Darin (3/1/65) Occupations : Talented and published Poet, small press publisher, store owner, activist, and CEO of MACC (Movement Against Corruption & Complicity). Interests : Family, poetry, social commentary, health foods and she kept a daily journal of her life. Date & Place of Death : December 23,2013 in Pinellas Park, Florida

Elizabeth Clianora Caroline (Greenman) Fierke

(one church record says Elise is given name) Nicknames : Lizzie, Liz Date & Place of birth : Wednesday, January 13 1875 Parents : Charles (AKA Carl) & Wilhelmina (Bearman) Greenman (Ger. Grundeman) Spouse : Reinhardt John Fierke (1893) Children & birthdates : Margaret (7/19/1894), Louise C. (4/10/1896), Alfred August Emil (8/28/1898), Irene Johanna Karoline (12/5/1900), Hilmer F. (1/23/1902), Ernest F. (6/14/1904), Lavera (1907), Robert William (1909), infant Richard C. (May 1912) Occupations : Housewife Interests : Gardening, canning fruits & vegetables, her family. Date & Place of death : Sunday, December 10 1944 in Albion, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Elizabeth Viola (Wilder) Fierke

Nicknames : Brown Eyes, Liz, Viola Date & Place of birth : March 21, 1942 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Frederick & Mary (Pollan) Wilder Spouse : Robert W. Fierke Jr. (9/7/1963) Children & birthdates : Chance Reinhardt (12/28/1963), Lorna Mary (5/31/1966), Melissa Ann (10/4/1969), Nathan William (12/8/1975) Occupations : Cashier at Walmart, Jorgensen's Foods, Subway Interests : Grand children, Music (especially country and gospel), reading, adept at piano and keyboard, jewelry & purse collecting, and family above all. Present Address : Grange Acres, Haslett MI

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Ellen (Nelson) Fierke

Nickname : Nellie Date & Place of birth : June 14, 1904 in Scotland Parents : Mathew & Amy Nelson Spouse : Ernest Fierke Sr. (9/13/1924) Children & birthdates : Ernest F. Jr. (6/5/1928), Virginia Ellen (11/25/1926), Jacquelynn Louise (10/20/1925) Occupations : Bookkeeper, Albion College Interests : Seamstress, travel. Date & Place of death : November 28, 1984 Internment : Albion Memory Gardens, Albion Michigan

Ernest F. Fierke Sr.

Nickname : Ernie Date & Place of birth : June 14, 1904 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Ellen Nelson (9/13/1924) Children & birthdates : Ernest F. Jr. (6/5/1928), Virginia Ellen (11/25/1926), Jacquelynn Louise (10/20/1925) Occupations : Coremaker, Gale Mfg., Albion Interests : Gardening, music, singing. Date & Place of death : March 16, 1961 in Albion, Michigan Internment : Albion Memory Gardens, Albion, Michigan

 

Ernest F. Fierke Jr.

Nickname : Bud Date & Place of birth : June 5, 1928 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Ernest & Ellen Fierke Spouse : Martha Thorne Children & birthdates : Jan (10/27/1953), Susan (2/18/1956) (and two step-children) Occupations : Officer , Albion Industries, Albion Michigan Interests : Golf, gardening, football, travel. Date & Place of Death: October 29,2015   Albion, Michigan

 

Ernestine (Appell) Fierke

Date & Place of birth : / / , in Germany Parents : Ferdinand & Dorthea (Ewald) Appell Spouse : Herman Johann Fierke (about 1865) Children & birthdates : infant Reinhardt (about 1866), Reinhardt John (7/27/1867) Occupations : Housewife Date & Place of death : about November, 1867 in Germany Internment : unknown, in Germany

Eunice Louise Fierke Slavoff

Nickname : Eunie Date & Place of birth : August 23, 1924 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Alfred Fierke & Anna (Peggy) Koscak. Spouse : Robert Llewellyn (divorced 1947), Raymond E. Campbell (5/27/1950), Chris Slavoff (7/1/1972, passed ) Children & birthdates : Robert E. Llewellyn (8/13/1942) Occupations : Accounting, Eaton Aircraft & General Foods, Battle Creek, Michigan Interests : Gardening, dancing, conversation, Christmas crafts, big band music, birds, dogs, in-town driving, new building projects, social get-togethers, mystery novels, interior & landscaping design, humor. Present Address : Battle Creek, Michigan

George E. Fierke

Nickname : Georgie Date & Place of birth : August 9, 1924 Parents : Hilmer & Margaret (Jaffke) Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : unknown Interests : unknown Date & Place of death : June 15, 1952 in Battle Creek, Michigan (auto accident) Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

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Goldie (Wood) Weston Greenwood Fierke

Date & Place of birth : January 24, 1903 in Gagetown, Michigan Parents unknown : Spouse : ? Weston, ? Greenwood, Alfred August Fierke Children & birthdates : Gerald, Willard, Jack (all Weston), Gary & Raymond Greenwood, (by former marriages) Occupations : Gale Mfg. Worker, Cook at Albion High School & St. Johns Catholic Church Interests : Played cards with church ladies Date & Place of death : March 5, 1983 in Albion, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Greyson Jackson Fierke

Date & Place of birth : July 7, 2015 in Vestaburg, Michigan Parents: Nathan William and Sadie Fierke. Interests : Cartoons and his Daddy & Mommy

Harmony Belle Fierke Gmazel

Nickname : Harm Date & Place of birth : July 26, 1973 in Big Rapids, Michigan Parents : Von & Jean (Shepard) Fierke Spouse : Mark Gmazel Children & birthdates : Greta Mabel (2004) Occupations : Model, student, horse trainer and rider, Highway Project Designer (?) Interests : Travel, horses Present Address : Haslett MI

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Herman Johann Fierke

Date & Place of birth : / / , in Germany (Prussia) Parents : unknown Spouse : Ernestine Appell (or Von Appell) (about 1865), had 2nd wife, name unknown Children & birthdates : infant Reinhardt (about 1866 in Germany), Reinhardt John (7/27/1867) Occupations : Owner of match factory in Berlin Germany, Prussian Army Honor Guard Date & Place of death : unknown date in Germany Internment : Germany

Heather Rae (Miller) Fierke

Date & Place of Birth: / / Parents: Doris (Forgette) and Donald Denman Spouse: Nathan William Fierke (November 3, 2010) Divorced 2013. Children & Birthdates: Jersie Rae (4/13/2011) Occupations: Ass't Book Store Mgr. CMU Interests: Family, sports. Present Address: Vestaburg, MI

Hilmer F. Fierke Sr.

Nickname : Hilm Date & Place of birth : January 23, 1902 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth (Greenman) Fierke Spouse : Margaret Jaffke (1922) Children & birthdates : infant George, infant Marion, George E. (8/9/1924), Laurene L. (4/18/1928), Hilmer F. Jr. (3/__ /1934) Occupations : Grocery Store owner (1948-51) Interests : Baseball, music, played banjo. Date & Place of death : April 1, 1951 in Battle Creek, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

 

Hilmer F. Fierke Jr.

Nicknames : Joey, Joe Date & Place of birth : March , 1934 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Hilmer & Margaret (Jaffke) Fierke Spouse : Patsy Steiner (Divorced), Deanna ? (Divorced), Joyce Kay Prichard (1995) Children & birthdates : Douglas (1956), Steven (1958), Kathleen (1959), Jolene (1963) Occupations : Kelloggs in Battle Creek, Michigan Interests : Root Beer Bottle collecting, antiques, metal detecting, flea markets, motor vehicle collecting. Present Address : 8870 B Dr. North, Battle Creek, MI 49017

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Ione Lavera Fierke

Nickname : Ioney Date & Place of birth : October 8, 1920 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Alfred & Anna (Koscak) Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Attended Bob Jones University (1939) in Cleveland Tennessee. Operator with Michigan Bell Telephone, Ann Arbor; Pacific Telephone, San Jose, California. Then employed with Vista Business Forms, Kalamazoo, retiring in 1982. Interests : All sports, conversation, avid reader, crossword puzzles, humor, travel, interest in world-wide affairs & knowledge of same, a true friend. Date & Place of death : February 18, 1986 Internment : Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Michigan

Irene Johanna Karoline Fierke Williams

Nickname : Rene Date & Place of birth : December 5, 1900 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth (Greenman) Fierke Spouse : William Carl Williams (Bill) (March 4, 1923) Battle Creek, MI Children & birthdates : Jacquelynn Ruth (9/5/1925 ) Occupations : Production Dept., Kelloggs of Battle Creek (1944-1966), Coldwater State Home, Fort Custer State Home Interests : Dancing, sewing, Lawrence Welk Show, traveling. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church & Order of the Eastern Star. Date & Place of death : Friday, February 18, 1994 in Battle Creek, MI Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

Jacquelynn Ruth Williams

Nicknames : Jack, Jackie Date & Place of birth : September 5, 1925 in Jackson, Michigan Parents : William & Irene (Fierke) Williams Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Student, receptionist & bookkeeper at Elm St. Hospital Interests : Movies, church activities, played trumpet in school & Albion City Band, Rainbow Girl in Masonic/Eastern Star Date & Place of death : September 1, 1944 in Battle Creek, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Jacquelynn Louise Fierke Flynn

Nicknames : Jackie, Jack Date & Place of birth : October 20, 1925 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Enest & Ellen (Nelson) Fierke Spouse : Richard Kubale (5/9/1948), Thomas Flynn (11/30/1979) Children & birthdates : James F. Kubale (4/17/1949), Eric L. Kubale (9/28/1952) Occupations : Housewife Interests : Art, seamstress, crossword puzzles, drawing flowers Date and Place of Death:  Battle Creek, MI  in 2012

Jean Shepard Fierke

Nickname : Jeanie Date & Place of birth : / / , Parents : John & Martha (Koos) Shepard Spouse : Von Darin Fierke (1973) Children & birthdates : Harmony Belle Fierke (July 26, 1973). One grandchild, Greta Occupations : Housewife, Michigan State University student, DHIA worker, pizza shop employee, veteranarian, DNR Researcher, Interests: Animals, birds, glass art, biology, plants, photography, family, horses, veteranary medicine, reading, computers. Present Address : Haslett, Michigan

Jersie Rae Fierke

Nicknames : Peanut, Princess Date & Place of birth : 4/13/2011 in Alma MI Parents : Nathan & Heather Fierke Spouse : none Siblings: Keegan Scott. Children & birthdates : none Occupations :  Photography model   Interests : Everything under the sun. Present Address : Vestaburg, MI

Jordan William Fierke

Nicknames : Jordie, Bubba Date & Place of birth : 8/7/2000 in Lansing MI Parents : Nathan & Amy Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : student Interests : Computers, robots, cars & trucks, artwork, X-Box One, trains. Present Address : Holt, MI

 

Joyce Kay (Prichard) Fierke

Date & Place of birth : unknown Parents : unknown Spouse : Hilmer (Joe) Fierke Jr. (1995) Children & birthdates : none Occupations : unknown Interests : unknown Present Address : 8870 B Dr. North, Battle Creek, MI 49017

 

Karen Fierke Bachman

Date & Place of birth : unknown Parents : Alfred (Ned) & Gloria Fierke Spouse : Robert Bachman Children & birthdates : Stephen, Kathryn Occupations : unknown Interests : unknown Present Address : _________________, Atlanta, Georgia

 

 

Lance Darin Fierke

Date & Place of birth : March 1, 1965 in Maquoketa, Iowa Parents : Donna Fierke & Leonard Anderson Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Shark Hunter (1994), electronics Interests : The ocean Present Address : Pinellas Park, Florida

Laurene L. Fierke

Nicknames : Rene, Renie Date & Place of birth : April 18, 1928 in Albion MIchigan Parents : Hilmer & Margaret (Jaffke) Fierke Spouse : none (engaged to Keith Clark) Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Office work at U. S. Register Interests : Movies, friends Date & Place of death : August 28, 1949 in Battle Creek, Michigan (Lee Lake) Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

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Lavera Fierke

Date & Place of birth : / / 1907 , Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth (Greenman) Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : student Interests : unknown Date & Place of death : / / 1916 , 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

Lorna Mary Fierke Clarke

Nickname : Bolinda. Date & Place of birth : May 31, 1966 in Albion Michigan Parents : Robert & Elizabeth (Wilder) Fierke Spouse : Mark Sloan (1987- Divorced 1989) - Michael Clarke (June 2003) Children & birthdates : Anastasia Elizabeth (Sloan) (12/30/1989) Bobbi Lynn (Clarke)  (6/27/2004) Sarah Marie Clarke (5/12/1995) Occupations Parfumery Manager, book-keeper, accountant (Budget Services) Accountant at Ingham County Dept of Mental Health . Interests : Touring UP, camping, table games, swans, music, visiting, humor, family stuff. Present Address : Haslett,  MI

Louise Caroline Fierke Simonds

Nickname : Lou Date & Place of birth : April 10, 1896 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : George Simonds (1916? ) Children & birthdates : Richard (infant 1917), Robert F. Simonds (11/16/18) Occupations : Housewife Interests : Liked to play Bridge Date & Place of death : January 7, 1989 in Georgia Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

 

Margaret (Jaffke) Fierke

Date & Place of birth : February 14, 1906 in St. Joseph, Michigan Parents : Hugo & Emma (Falls) Jaffke Spouse : Hilmer Fierke (1922) Children & birthdates : George E. (1924), Laurene L. (1928), Hilmer Jr. (19 ) and two infants. Occupations : National Biscuit Co. (early 40s), Grocery Store owner (1948-1951), Community Hospital Snack bar (late 50s) Interests : Traveling, crafts, television, fan of Bobby Vinton. Date & Place of death : Saturday, January 14, 1995 in Battle Creek (Leila Site) Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion Michigan

 

Martha (Thorne) Fierke

Date & Place of birth : January 11, 1927 Parents : unknown Spouse : Ernest Fierke Jr. (Bud) 6/29/1952 Children & birthdates : Jan Elizabeth (10/27/1953), Susan Gail (2/18/1956) Occupations : School teacher, housewife Interests : Quilting, travel Present Address : 827 Irwin Ave., Albion Michigan 49224

Mavis Lorraine Fierke

Nicknames : Mavie, Marvin Gardens Date & Place of birth : January 30, 1937 in Albion Michigan Parents : Robert & Lorna Fierke Spouse : David Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Beautician (1957-1958), Art Director, State Farm Insurance, Marshall, MI (1959-1963), Production at Clinton Engines Corp, Iowa (1964-1966), Supervisor, Hope School (for blind muliple-handicapped children) in Springfield, IL.1973-77, Receptionist at the Home Shopping Network, Clearwater, FL (1989-1998) Retired Feb., 1998 Interests : Stained glass, Artist (Acrylic painting), TV, movies, pets, music, photography, gardening, swimming, family. Present Address : Mililani, Hawaii

Melissa Ann Fierke Hall

Nicknames : Dusty, Sunshine. Date & Place of birth : October 4, 1969 in Battle Creek Michigan  Parents : Robert & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Steven Hall (2000) Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Book-keeping, receptionist, Budget Services, Lansing, MI (1993-1996), Licensed Cosmotologist, accountant at Heart Labs (Lansing) Accountant at Applegate Heating (1996-2002) and Advanced Management (2002-2006).Interests : Camping & outdoor fun, family photography, gardening,  family history, cats, bicycling, piano, music, games of all kinds, children. Present Address : Lansing, MI

Michael Clarke

Nickname: Sasquatch . Date & Place of Birth: December 4, 1965(?), Lansing Michigan Parents:  Harold & Barbara Clarke Occupations: Chief of Truck Tires, Lansing Company, construction, inventor Interests: history, mechanics, bicycling, the outdoors, humor and Herb L. Piper .  Present Address: Haslett, MI

 

Nathan William Fierke

Nicknames : Nate, Nater Date & Place of birth : December 8, 1975 in Big Rapids Michigan Parents : Robert & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Heather Miller Fierke (2010) Divorced 2013.  Children & birthdates : with Amy Guoan - Nathan Robert (11/1/1996) Jordan William (8/7/2000).  with Heather Fierke - Jersie Rae (4/13/2011) With Sadie - Greyson Jackson (7/7/15) Occupations : Tool & Die Apprentice (1993-1996) Commercial Painter, construction work (2004) Currently (2016) U.S. National Guard.  Interests : Was basketball point guard for Vestaburg High School (1991-92), sports, cars, music, computers, family. Present Address : Vestaburg, MI

Nathan Robert Fierke

Nicknames : Boo, Lil Nate Date & Place of birth : 11/1/96, Midland Michigan Parents : Nathan & Amy (Gouan) Fierke Spouse : none Children & birthdates : none Occupations : Student  Interests : Cars & trucks, computers, X-Box One, green gum,  movies,  and Creature from the Black Lagoon Present Address : Vestaburg, MI

Reinhardt John Fierke

Nicknames : Rein (Ryne), Rye Date & Place of birth : Saturday, July 27, 1867 in Warnow, Mecklenburg-West Pommerania, Germany Parents : Herman Johann & Ernestine (Von Appell) Fierke Spouse : Elizabeth C. Greenman (Friday, November 3, 1893) Children & birthdates : Margaret (7/19/1894), Louise C. (4/10/1896), Alfred August Emil (8/28/1898), Irene Johanna Karoline (12/5/1900), Hilmer F. (1/23/1902), Ernest F. (6/14/1904), Lavera (1907), Robert William (1909), infant Richard C. (May 1912) Occupations : Farmer, brick-layer, foundryman. Interests : Playing cards, pipe smoking, the outdoors, and family. Date & Place of death : March 14, 1950 in Albion, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Robert Willam Fierke Sr.

Nicknames : Bob, The Ol' Maestro Date & Place of birth : September 29, 1909 in Albion Michigan Parents : Reinhardt & Elizabeth Fierke Spouse : Lorna Belle Beilfuss (12/1/1933), Barbara Ann Maday (8/28/1964) Children & birthdates : Robert W. Jr. (4/25/1934), Mavis Lorraine (1/30/1937), Donna Rae (11/22/1945), Von Darin (12/5/1950) Occupations : Lifetime Foundryman. at Gale Mfg., Homer Furnace, Oliver Corp., Lakey Foundry, Aluminum Alloys, Marengo Foundry, Clinton Engines, & others. From 1971-76 owner & operator of Fierke Aluminum Foundry in Newaygo, Michigan. Interests : Was star baseball, softball pitcher until age 45. Liked gardening, landscaping. birds, family, the weather, spearmint gum, Coca-Cola, Groucho Marx, Red Skelton, singing, sports and conversation. Date & Place of death : September 5, 1982 in Kalamazoo, Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Robert William Fierke Jr.

Nicknames : Bobolinky, Bobby, Bob Date & Place of birth : April 25, 1934 in Albion, Michigan Parents : Robert & Lorna (Beilfuss) Fierke Spouse : Elizabeth Viola Wilder (September 7, 1963) Children & birthdates : Chance Reinhardt (12/28/1963), Lorna Mary (5/31/1966), Melissa Ann (10/4/1969), Nathan William (12/8/1975) Occupations : Metallurgist, Foundry molder, grade school & college Custodian, Owner & operator of Robert's TV Repair (Big Rapids, 1971-1977). Graduate of DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago (1974). Retired in 1996. Interests : Computers, photography, family & history, model railroading, the movies, sports, TV, reading, published short story writer & poet (still working on a novel), gardening, astronomy, fishing, chocolate, strawberry shortcake, ice cream, cola, lemon meringue pie. Grandchildren: Six. Great Grandchildren: One -  as of 2017 Present Address : Grange Acres, Haslett MI

Sarah Marie Clarke

Nickname: Sar Bear Date & Place of Birth: May 12, 1995 - Lansing Michigan . Parents: Michael & Dixie Clarke Spouse:  Kyle  Weir (2011)  Children & Birthdates:  Craig David Weir, (7/8/ 2012)   Interests: Reading, Facebook, heavy metal  rock music, mudding, friends & family, computers, pets and being cool. Present Address: Charlotte, MI

 

Stephen Charles Hall

Nickname: Steve Date & Place of Birth: August 5, 1967 Michigan Parents: Bob & Eula Burgess Spouse: Melissa Ann Fierke (2000) Children: None Occupations: Currently certified waterproofer in construction Interests: Family, cats, computers and gaming,  table games (Scrabble Maven), travel, fishing, camping, gardening, barbeques and making fudge,  Present Address: Lansing MI

 

Virginia Ellen Fierke Bricker Sigsworth

Nickname : Ginny Date & Place of birth : November 25, 1926 in Albion Michigan Parents : Ernest & Ellen Fierke Spouse : Keith Bricker (divorced), Addison Sigsworth Children & birthdates : David Michael (7/14/1947), Lawrence (10/26/1953), Nancy Ellen (8/8/1956) Occupations : High School receptionist/office worker, housewife Interests : Golf, church choir & vocalist, travel, music, humor, people. Date & Place of death : October 29, 1984 in Albion Michigan Internment : Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Michigan

Von Darin Fierke

Nickname : Vonnie, Vingo.Date & Place of birth : December 5, 1950 in Coldwater Michigan Parents : Robert & Lorna (Beilfuss) Fierke Spouse : Jean Shepard (1973) Children & birthdates : Harmony Belle Fierke (July 26, 1973) Grandchildren: One - Greta.  Occupations : Musician (drums & guitar), Store Clerk, Sailboat Captain.  Interests : Sailing, family, model railroads, drones, dogs, kites, flying, singing, astronomy, red licorice, computers, musical composition Present Address : Haslett, Michigan