Benson Centennial, 1873 -- 1973
Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
This book is located at the
Woodford County Historical Society.  This index was complied by 
Karen Fyke for the Woodford County Historical Society (used here with permission). Information/photos can be obtained through WCHS.


Abrahams Hardware 8

Garrels, Friederika 85

Lottman, Charles 185

Schoon, Tim 79

Abrahams, Blanche 119, 127, 131

Garrels, Jacob 85

Louis, Margaret 137

Schoon, Verna Jean 79, 99, 101

Abrahams, Blanche Evans 115

Gastman, Herman 205

Ludeman, Glenn 127

Schroeder, Albert 9

Abrahams, Link 28

Gastman, John I. 82

Ludeman, Henry 147

Schroeder, Don 173

Accidents 188

Gastman, Velma 158

Ludeman, John (photo) 16, 143

Schroeder, Jacob 51

Achroeder, Theodore 9

Gavan Brothers 8

Ludeman, Marge 138

Schroeder, T. 26

Act I Dress Shop 10

Geiken, A. H. 115

Ludeman, Sandy 139

Schroeder, Terry 139

Act One Dress Shop 54

Geiken, Beulah 133

Lunwebber, Joe 191

Schroeder, Walter 94

Aeschleman, Clarence 108, 113

Geiken, Harm 16 (photo)

Lykkebak, Robert P. 124

Schroeder’s Butcher Shop 26

Aeschliman, Eric 139, 140

Geiken, Kate 143

Lyman, Duane 108

Schroeder’s Mean Market 183

Aeschliman, Everett 51, 140

Geiken, Zella 125

Lynch, H. W. 119

Schroeder’s pond 14

Aeschliman, Pearl 105, 140

George Fritz & Co. 8

MacNeil, L. Walter 43

Schuler, Glenwood 179

Aeschliman, Roy 140

Gerdes Ernest 193

Mahaffey, Curt 13, 154

Schuler, Harm 179

Aeschliman, Tom 137

Gerdes, Albert 103, 154

Manion, J. C. 202

Schumacher, Lloyd 156

Aeschliman, Wayne 140

Gerdes, Dick 192

Manion, Mr. 101

Schwab, Wally 137

Ahrens, A. H. 8

Gerdes, Elaine 91

Manley, Genevieve 59

Scouting 153

Ales, Chester 204

Gerdes, Ellen 79

Manley, James 61

Seidl, D. Ferdinand (Dr.) 9

Ales, Jerry 204

Gerdes, Ernest 1, 2, 9, 64, 192, 205

Manley, Jim 169

Seidl, Ferd (Dr.) 26, 47, 119, 186

American Legion Auxiliary 99

Gerdes, Fenna 85

Manley, Ralph 119, 145

Seifert, Fred (Rev.) 85, 87

American Legion Post 454 12, 101

Gerdes, Jean 154

Mann, Guy 9, 32, 34 (photo), 94, 145, 205

Seifert, Victor 85

Ammerman, Ray 36

Gerdes, Linda 139

Mann, Guy B. 68

Seifert, Winifred 125

Angie’s Beauty Shop 9

Gerdes, Marie 121, 129

Mann, Roger 123

Selvey, George 31

Anthony, C. W. 117

Gerdes, Raymond 76

Mann’s Blacksmith Shop 9, 32

Sheley, Mary 3, 71

Arends, Don 170

Gerdes, Verna 89

Marger, Rev. Father 57

Shields Co-op Elevator 119

Arends, Hannah 79

Gerdes, Warren 175

Marpole, J. S. 67

Shields, Bob 1

Arrowsmith, George 129

Gerjets, Duane 173

Martin, Harvey 166

Shields, Bob 169

Augsburger, Edna 107

Gerjets, Elmer 11

Martin, Lewis 175

Shields, Geneva 125

Austman, Louis A. (Dr.) 8

Gerjets, Elsie 81, 101

Martin, Lewis M. frontispiece

Shields, James 9, 51

Bachman, Ken 44

German School 111

Martin, Marie 82

Shields, James P. 145

Backer, Alan 79

Gess, C. J. (Rev.) 3, 87, 91

Mary Ann’s Beauty Salon 10

Shields, Jennie 115

Backer, B. E. 183

Gess, Eleanor 89

Massey, Harold 156

Shields, Lois 3, 61, 99, 101, 153

Backer, Clarence frontispiece

Gess, Paul 169

Mauer, Benjamin 8

Shields, Robert 22, 115, 145, 205

Backer, Dean 175

Gilbert, Jackie 66

Maxwell, Dick 3

Shields, Zeta 129

Backer, Eileen 127

Gilbert, Jacqueline 9

Maxwell, Eileen 97, 105, 109

Siefkas, Albert 177

Backer, Ernest 125

Girl Scouting 153

Maxwell, Lisa 139

Sieh, Shirley 137

Backer, F. E. 9

Goetz, Mr. 28

Maxwell, Richard 9, 51

Sildorf, Joe 151

Backer, Frank 135

Gommel’s Saloon 183

May, Rev. 73

Sildorf, Lou 151

Backer, H. T. 183

Gommels, E. J. 9

Mayne, Ron 178

Silldorf, Julius 28, 151

Backer, Hannah 79

Gommels, Ed 151

McCormick, Richard 44

Silldorff, J. C. 9, 191

Backer, Harold 173

Gommels, Mr. 183

McMahon, Candice 129

Silldorff, Louis 47

Backer, Jake 135

Government Building 28

McMahon, Harry (photo) 16

Silldorff, Simon 36

Backer, Joyce 79

Grade School Mothers Club 105

McMean, Rev. 73

Siolldorff, Herman 191

Backer, Ronnie 139

Grafelman, Howard 192

Meador, Paul H. 152

Skip’s Tap 9, 17

Backer, Steve 79

Grafelman, Scott 91

Meinhold, Alice 107

Slane, Bert 177

Backer, Thomas 8

Graves, O. P. (Rev.) 73

Meinhold, Emmett, Jr. 5

Slane, Irvin 177

Backer, Tom 183

Grebner, Jerry 156

Meinhold, Janet 97

Slemmons, D. M. (Dr.) 8

Baker, Dave 191

Greeley, Charles M. 119

Meinhold, Milford 51

Sly, Dr. 185

Balbach, Hazel 71

Greene Township 8

Meinhold, Nancy 97

Smilie, Emily 125

Banks 53

Gries, Caroline 141

Meischner, L. B. 119

Smilie, Emma 67

Baptist Church 65, 186

Gries, Roy 26

Meischner, Lou 28

Smilie, Ernest 179

Barker, Mary Ann 10, 142

Gries, Walter 129

Meischner, O. 28

Smilie, Hazel 129

Barrett, H. T. (Dr.) 35

Haase, Angeline 99

Meischner, Otto 177

Smilie, Herschchell 47

Barth, Dean 51

Haase, Angie 9, 82

Meiscine, Lou 191

Smilie, Jack 173

Barth, Hazel 71

Haase, George 87

Meishner, Abbit 159

Smilie, James “Friday” 21

Barth, Janet 97

Haase, Gerhart 85

Meishner, Lou 159

Smilie, James 9, 103, 125

Barth, Morris 96

Haase, Lloyd 103

Meismer, Betty 3, 56, 59, 99, 115

Smilie, John 119

Barth, Velma 71

Haase, Victor 205

Meismer, Bob 3, 56, 169

Smilie, Lena 28, 143

Bartlett & Co. 51

Haase, Virgil 103

Meismer, Colette 137

Smilie, Orville 133

Bauman, Adalin 121

Habben, Etta 117

Meismer, Gwen frontispiece

Smilie, Smily 125

Baumann, Gary 79

Haberaecker, J. J. (Rev.) 81

Meismer, Harry 133

Smilie, Vera 129

Baumann, Hilda 81

Hafermann, Herbert (Rev.) 81, 129

Meismer, Irwin R. 205

Smilie, W. R. 67

Baumann, Hulda 79

Hafermann, J. W. (Rev.) 81

Meismer, James 103

Smilie, Weldon R. 187

Baumann, Milford 192

Haig, David 186

Meismer, Jim 169

Smilie, Will 191

Baumann, Stanley 139

Haig, Thomas A. 186

Meismer, Joe 177

Smilier, John 179

Baumann, Virginia 99, 101

Hall Company 45

Meismer, Joe 202

Smith, Rich 175

Baumstimier, Henry (Rev.) 59

Hammond, Philip, 47

Meismer, Kathy 139

Smith, Rick 175

Bechtel, Kathryn 129

Harbers, Carol 10, 54, 97

Meismer, Kathy 56

Smith, T. N. 186

Bechtel’s A & W 156

Harbers, Cheryl 54

Meismer, Lewis 133, 169, 205

Sniff, Dorothy 79, 81

Beenders, Todd 175

Harding family 65

Meismer, Louisa 143

Snook, Ruth 119

Beer, Fannie 69

Harms & Woltzen 8

Meismer, O. C. “Tony” 9

Snow, Carol 71, 205

Beer, Mary 69

Harms, A. W. 87

Meismer, Robert 61, 103, 127

Snow, Linda 71

Behnke, Elmer 175

Harms, Alvin H. 42

Meismer, Sandy 101

Snow, Rhonda 71

Behrens, O. H. (Rev.) 81

Harms, Clarence 173

Meismer, Tony 165

Snow, Robert (Rev.) 69

Bell, Dena 143

Harms, Della 195

Meismer, Vicki 139

Snyder, Aaron 73

Benkler, Joseph 8

Harms, Florence 125

Meismer’s Produce 12

Sparks, Harold 154

Benson Athletic Club 36

Harms, Folkert 51

Memmen, Chark 8

St. John’s Catholic Church 47, 57, (photo) 61, (photo) 63

Benson Bank 53

Harms, Jim 91

Memmen, Lloyd 181

St. John’s Cemetery 57

Benson Baptist Church (photo) 67

Harms, John A. 177

Mennen, Alma 125

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 36, 77, 83, (photo) 85

Benson Bee 9, 67, 171

Harms, Jourgen 8

Merritt, Colleen82

State Street 12, 157

Benson Cemetery 185

Harms, Julie 91

Merritt, Nicole82

Steinberg, Adrian (Rev.) 57

Benson Farmer’s Co-op Elevator 9

Harms, Kenneth 47, 129

Merritt, Vicki 97

Stephens, Charles 51

Benson Farmers Co-op Grain Assoc 51

Harms, Nancy 81

Methodist Church 73

Sterling, Fred 119

Benson High School (photo) 111

Harms, Paul 91

Meyer, Shirley 153

Stevenson, Elnor 110

Benson Hotel 18

Harms, Robert 10, 51

Micheletti, Gene 52

Stevenson, Leon 110

Benson Laudry 9

Harms, Ruth 123

Miller, Ben 129

Steward Ins. Agency 17

Benson Laundramat 15

Harms, Waite (Rev.) 81

Miller, Bill 9

Stewart Insurance Agency 10

Benson Lumber Co. 12

Hawk, Florence 129

Miller, Elizabeth 71

Stewart, Calvin 103

Benson Manufacturing Co. 6

Hawk, Ida 129

Miller, F. J. 119

Stewart, Calvin E. 10

Benson Military Band 151

Heck, Mary 142

Miller, Fred 143

Stewart, Calvin frontispiece

Benson Mill 9, 186

Heid, Paulus (Rev.) 81

Miller, J. B. 51

Stimpert, Harvey 133

Benson Post Newspaper 36

Heighway, Eldon 36

Miller, Jack 9, 56

Stimpert, Phillip 87

Benson Post Office 10

Heiken, Adolph 119

Miller, Randy 79

Stine, Ira 127

Benson School 45

Heiken, H. R. 9, 87

Miller, Ruth 81, 105

Stine, Milford 169

Benson State Bank 167

Heiken, Hie 147

Miller, Shirley frontispiece, 2

Stine, Vernon 125, 169

Benson Stock Yards 24

Heineke Electric 9, 106

Miller, Tally 137

Stockyards 12

Benson, S. H. 8

Heineke, Betty 99, 106

Miller, Teri Sue 139

Stonier, Darrell 51

Bentfield, Frank 171

Heineke, Frank 171, 177

Miller, William L. 103, 205

Stonier, Leonard 138

Bentfield, James 125

Heineke, H. J. 9, 119

Mills, Dave 156

Strauch, Greg 139

Benz, Peter 147

Heineke, Henry 8, 30, 49, 190

Missey, Margaret 71

Strauch, Harold 2, 103, 192, 193, 205

Bernhardy, Marvin 137

Heineke, Hilton 125

Missey, Peggy 139

Strauch, Lavonne 61

Bernhardy, Sandra 137

Heineke, J. E. 119

Missey, Sheila 79

Strawn & Rennie general store 8

Bernhardy, Verle 137

Heineke, Jane 125

Missey, Shirley 81

Streitmatter, Vern 156

Berry, D. 67

Heineke, John 30, 47, 119, 125, 143, 145, 167, 171, 177, 205

Missey, Wendy 79

Sutherland, Jeanette 129

Bertolo, John 169

Heineke, Lyle 2, 30, 103,l06, 192, 205

Modern Woodmen 47, 149

Swatslay, H. H. 186

Beyer, Annette 71

Heineke, Lyle P. 9

Moliter, Ernest 196

Tallyn family 65

Bill 133

Heineke, Myron 169

Moliter, Lizzie 196

Tallyn, A. H. 67

Bill, Herman 177

Heineke, Paul 192

Monge, Bonnie frontispiece

Tallyn, Ann 137

Bill, Louis 177

Heineke, Ralph 192

Monk, Anne 30

Tallyn, Arden 200

Blackmore, C. M. 124

Heineke, Sena 59, 95, 107

Monk, Cassie 9, 30, 133

Tallyn, Arnold 173

Blacksmiths 12

Heineke, Vera Mae 133

Monk, Ernest 9, 30, 205

Tallyn, B. E. 47, 119

Blacksmiths 32

Heineke’s Saloon (photo) 20

Monk, Ernie 169, 192

Tallyn, Brainard 163

Block, Jim 189

Heineke’s Saloon 183

Monk, Franklin 103

Tallyn, Bruce 135, 151, 196, 205

Block, John, Jr. 68

Hess, Albert 11, 45

Monk, Geske 85

Tallyn, Carl 127

Blue, Daniel (Dr.) 25

Hess, Verda 133

Monk, Hannah 89, 141

Tallyn, Carrie 67

Blunier, Bob 170

Hildebrand, J. M. 185

Monk, Harm 77

Tallyn, Charles 67, 186

Blunier, Wayne 137

Hindert, U. J. 147

Monk, J. H. 6, 37, 43

Tallyn, Chauncey 125

Boeschen, Gary 79

Hinds, Darrell 173

Monk, Jacob 85

Tallyn, DeWitt E. 51

Boeschen, Jane 79

Hinds, Fay 73

Monk, Jake 191

Tallyn, E. M. 67

Boeschen, Lorene 9, 101, 138

Hinrichs, Albert, Jr. frontispiece, 1, 10, 55

Monk, Joe 133

Tallyn, Ella F. 67

Boeschen, Melvin 192

Hinrichs, Bob 79

Monk, Leona 133

Tallyn, Everett 165

Boeschen, Oscar 143, 145

Hinrichs, George 51

Monk, W. C. 9

Tallyn, F. N. 36, 53

Bohlander, Ben 137, 147

Hock, Bob 25

Monk’s Grocery 9, 80

Tallyn, F. W. 117

Bohlander, Delores 137

Hock, Frank M. 51

Monk’s Variety 9

Tallyn, Florence 73

Bohlander, Marilyn 137

Hock, Frank, Sr. 147

Moore, Dale 152

Tallyn, Fred 67

Bohlander, Patty 137

Hock, Ray 25

Moore, Doc 173

Tallyn, Gordon 30

Bohlander, Philip 147

Hock, Richard 123

Moorwood, H. D. 67

Tallyn, Irene 67

Bohlander, Terry 169

Hodel, John 175

Moratz, Paul I. 117

Tallyn, Joan 61, 97, 101

Boldy, Mrs. 73

Hodel, Loren G. 154

Moritz, Albert 94, 145

Tallyn, Joseph 67, 68

Bonges, Charles N. 51

Hoff, Louis 177

Moritz, Ann 79

Tallyn, Joyce 127

Both & Gommels 9

Hoffman, Charles 45

Moritz, Betty 79

Tallyn, Lela 133

Bowers, Rev. 73

Hoffman, F. A. 57

Moritz, Cassie 89

Tallyn, Lena Woltzen 195

Braanschweig, O. A. 119

Hoffman, Frankie 57

Moritz, Debbie 139

Tallyn, Leona 69, 115, 137

Brandt, Wallace E. (Dr.) 128

Hoffman, Louis 177

Moritz, Elizabeth 123

Tallyn, Lloyd 129

Braunschweig, O. A. (Rev.) 87

Hoffman’s Saloon 183

Moritz, Fenna 101

Tallyn, Mrs. 139

Braunschweig, Oscar M. 89

Hogelucht, Wilke 77

Moritz, Harold 1

Tallyn, Newton O. 67

Bridges Blacksmith Shop 18

Holford, Faye 90

Moritz, Harold G. 62

Tallyn, Sarah 67

Bridges Hotel 12

Holford, Herb 90

Moritz, Janet 137

Tallyn, Sidney 151

Bridges, Albert 12

Holt, Earl 156

Moritz, Jerry 128

Tallyn, Suzanna 67

Bridges, Bill 151

Holt, Virginia 99

Moritz, John 36

Tallyn, Verna 119, 129

Broers, Nelda 3, 205

Home Extension 109

Moritz, Lucille 99

Telephone Service 190

Broers, Ronald 173

Hook, J. W. 9

Moritz, Martin 101, 103

Telles, Jordan (Rev.) 61

Brooks, Arthur “Skip” 9

Hostetler Painting & Dry Wall 10, 23

Moritz, Maurise 81

Thielen, F. H. 6

Brooks, Donna 97

Hostetler, Dale 91

Moritz, Michelle 79

Thielen, Fred 9

Brooks, Nadine 17

Hostetler, David 139

Moritz, Rudy 165, 173

Thierer, Fred 85

Brooks, Skip 17

Hostetler, Solomon 10

Moritz, Velma 71

Thierer, Loren 85

Brown, Gloria 139

Houseworth, V. 73

Moritz, Wilbur 73

Thomas 121

Brubaker, A. H. 45, 51, 53, 73, 190

Hueschen, Henry 177

Moritz, Wilbur 103

Thomas, Carol 99

Brubaker, Aaron 151

Hunt, George 133

Morrison, W. S. (Dr.) 186

Thomas, Lois 153

Brubaker, B. W. 87

Hunzinger, John 117

Morrow, Vance 138

Thomas, Mary 153

Brubaker, C. H. 73

Huschen, Adelia 133

Morwood, Mr. 36

Thomas, Viola 95, 99, 107, 143

Brubaker, Chelsier 151

Huschen, B. H. 168

Moser, Brian 139

Thomas, Walter 103

Brubaker, Mildred 153, 205

Huschen, Henry 143, 192

Moser, Ed 113

Thommen, Bill 175

Brubaker, Verda 119, 129

Huschen, Robert E. 134

Moser, Ron 175

Thompson, Carl E. 53

Brubaker, W. H. 12, 73

Huxtable family 65

Mower, Frank 73

Thompson, Charles 113

Brubaker, Will 28, 183

Huxtable, J. F. 9, 51

Murphy, Kelly 91

Thompson, Fanny 95, 99, 107, 143, 205

Buchanan, S. L. 67

Huxtable, John 73

Murphy, Mike 139

Thompson, Geneva 99

Bucklear, Joseph 190

Huxtable, Mamie 73

Murphy, Robert (Mrs.) 105

Thompson, James 26, 55, 103, 125

Buenger, Paul G. 154

Huxtable, Morris 115, 117

Murphy, Robert 103, 192

Thompson, Kevin 71

Buettemeier, Carl H. 89

Iliff, Harry 51

Murphy, Virgene 89, 97

Thompson, Rodney frontispiece, 127

Buettmeier, Eric 202

Illinois Central Rail Road 65, 77

Murphy, Virgine 105

Thompson, Ruth 71, 101, 107

Buettmeier, Frieda 99

Imhoff, Harold 2, 74

Myers, Jim 92

Tielkemeier, Robert 145

Buhs, Ervin (Rev.) 3, 79, 81

Imm, Wayne 176

Naumann, Raymond 123

Tjaden, Larry 193

Buhs, Laura 139

Isoardi, Joseph J. 154

Newspapers 36

Tjaden, Leona 79

Buhs, Susan 81, 105

J. E. Eckhart & Co. 9

Niemeyer, Dick 9, 15

Tjaden, Louis 199

Burmood, Dick 192

J. Fine’s Clothing Store 183

Nohl, Cecil W. 152

Tjaden, Louis M. 51

Burton, P. M. 73

Jackie’s Kitchen 9

Norman, Dolly 3, 71, 97, 101

Tolan, Eldon 139

Butrey, Lucas 67

Jacobs, Sena 129

Norman, Harold 139

Toole School 137

Campen, Clara 79

Jail 12

Norman, Robert 103

Toole, Charles H. 185

Capponi, Norm 169

Jannsen, Carl 165

Norman, Roger 1

Toole, Lawrence 101, 119, 129, 137, 185

Capuchin Fathers 59

Jannsen, Ilene 133

Norman, Wanda 173

Toole, Lawrence E. 115

Cassell, Charles 117

Janssen, Jim 91

North, George 13

Toole, Rose 3, 5, 89, 95, 99, 101, 205

Cavan, O. A. 8

Janssen, Barb 139

Obert, Edward 186

Toth, Jacob 186

Charlett, Russell 46

Janssen, Bertha 133

Old Dutch Mill 6, 7 (photo),

Towne Hall 193

Chicago, Pekin and Southwestern RR 8

Janssen, Brad 15

Old Opera House 14

Trantina, Carl 129

Chism, Chester 171

Janssen, Carl 56, 103, 192, 201, 205

Oltman Transfer 104

Trantina, Evelyn 89, 99

Churches 57

Janssen, Carol 3, 15

Oltman, Andy 139

Trantina, Jerry 6

Civil War 187

Janssen, Cathy frontispiece

Oltman, Anna 89

Trantina, Pearl 129

Clark, G. E. 117

Janssen, Cornelius 199

Oltman, Ed 104

Trantina, Virgil 9, 89, 133

Clark, George 182

Janssen, Dorothy 125

Oltman, Ed 205

Trantina, Wesley (Mrs.) 97

Clark, Helen 182

Janssen, Emerson 154

Oltman, Mary 89

Trantina, Wesley 173

Clark, John 177

Janssen, Fred 139

Oltman, May Ann 105

Trantina’s “66” Service Station 9

Clayton Baptist Church 65

Janssen, Sandra 15

Oltman, Pat 91

Troklus, Father 57

Clayton Cemetery 101

Janssen, Taffy 15

Oltman, Phil 91

Trumpy, Robert 173

Clayton St. 8

Janssen, Tammy 139

Oltman, Ralph 51

Tucker, F. C. 53

Clayton Township 8, 51

Janssen, Willis 15

Oltman, Robert 173

Tucker, O. A. 8

Coleman, T. E. 51

Janssen, Willy 201

Oltman, Ruth 139

Ulrich, Chris 182

Connall, R. D. 117

Jelden, F. (Rev.) 81

Oltman, William 129

Ulrich, Elton E. 160

Corbin, Ed. L. 104

Jeter, John C. 115

Oncken, Dick 76

Ulrich, Emanuel, Jr. 154

Cordes, August 200

Jochums Real Eastate 9

Onnen, Ruth 101

Ulrich, Kenneth 154

Cordes, Betty 121

Jochums, Joe 84, 113, 177

Opera House 45

Uphoff Bros. 8

Cordes, Eunie 104

Jochums, Joe B. 121, 132, 143

Otto, Conrad 147, 199

Uphoff, B. W. 36

Cordes, Wate 191

Jochums, Joe B. 9

Palmer 121

Uphoff, Caroline 85

Crawford, Harry 175

Jochums, Sharon 137

Palmer, Howard 27

Uphoff, Edna 85

Creamery 12

Jochums, Verda Brubaker 115

Paloumpis, Mary 121

Uphoff, Everett 169

Crimes 183

Johnson, Adalia 89

Paluska, John 130

Uphoff, J. W. 87

Crump, Jim 108

Johnson, Almav

Pannier, Pearl 59, 101

Uphoff, Jake 199

David, Rev. 73

Johnson, Don 169

Papatyi, Tony 139

Uphoff, John 85

Davidson, D. H. 8

Johnson, Eilert 205

Parker, Hanna 73

Uphoff, Kenneth 103

Davies, R. J. (Dr.) 148

Johnson, John A. 85

Parker, Hannah 67

Uphoff, W. F. 161, 198

Davis, Clara 73

Johnson, Larry 169, 173

Parkhouse, Dennis 137

Uphoff, Waite 85, 199

Davis, D. 8, 36

Johnson, Marsha 97

Patterson, (Mrs. Gilford) 143

VanSteenberg, G. C. (Dr.) 189

Davis, Daniel 9, 67

Johnson, Pat 81

Patterson, Emma 89

VanTine, Richard 180

Davis, Glenn T. 66

Johnson, Robert (Mrs.) 97

Patterson, Gilford 130, 143, 145

Vesely, Albert J. (Dr.) 188

Davis, Marcia 67

Johnson, Robert 173, 192

Pelz, Ed 177

Vesely, Barbara Mary 188

Davis, Mrs. 73

Jones, Jennie B. 117

Perino, Clayton 205

Vesely, John James 188

Decker, Marge 58

Jones, Martha 97

Perino, Orletha 99

Vesely, Mary Frances 188

DeFreese, Harm 145

Jones, Ron frontispiece

Peter Petri 8

Vincent, R. W. 113

DeFreese, Harold 123

Jones, W. L. 67

Peters, Henry 87

Voelker, Catharina 57

DeFreese, Judy 97

Jording, Janice 71

Peters, John, Sr. 36

Vogel, Carl 192

DeFreese, Larry 173

Jording, Sue 71

Peters, Robert 123

Vogel, Corinne 125

DeFreese, Lela Tallyn 165

Junior Women’s Club 97, 197

Peterson Shelling 9

Vogel, Donald 121

DeFreese, Richard 71, 137

Kalkwarf, Frank 147

Peterson, Bert 10, 155, 196

Vogel, Dorothy 59, 109

Deiner, Lou 117

Kalkwarf, Henry 77

Peterson, C. T. 199

Vogel, Edward 137

DeLong, Charles 117

Kalkwarf, Shorty 76

Peterson, Charles 30, 191, 196, 198

Vogel, Eloise 125

Dennis, Sharon 139

Kapraun Welding 10

Peterson, Christine 95, 107

Vogel, Emma 117

DeSigne, Larry 175

Kapraun, Alice 27

Peterson, Dick 137

Vogel, Eugene 129

DeYoung, Karen 139

Kapraun, Bob 137

Peterson, Emma 73

Vogel, Frank U. 37

Dishinger, Richard 139, 205

Kapraun, Caroline 137

Peterson, Errol 94

Vogel, Harold 177

Doblesky Alleys 167

Kapraun, Donald 137

Peterson, Glen 30, 192, 196

Vogel, Herman 171, 177

Doermann, M. P. (Rev.) 85

Kapraun, Ed 27

Peterson, Glenn 9, 94, 198

Vogel, Howard 103

Dominican Father 59

Kapraun, Elaine 109

Peterson, H. A. “Bert” 30, 185

Vogel, Irene 119, 133

Downtown (photo) 121

Kapraun, Frank 16, 192

Peterson, Harold 133, 192

Vogel, James 125

Duden, E. 8

Kapraun, George (Mrs.) 109

Peterson, Jim 94

Vogel, Joe 169, 205

Durst, Quentin “Jim” 152

Kapraun, Helen 137

Peterson, Mabel 196

Vogel, John 198

Echkart, J. E. 117

Kapraun, J. J. 186

Peterson, Permellia 196

Vogel, Joseph 39

Eckhard, Ed 151

Kapraun, Jane 27

Peterson, Raymond 30, 94, 151, 155

Vogel, Julie 157

Eckhart, Adam 195

Kapraun, John 123

Peterson, Richard 94

Vogel, Kenneth 133, 169

Eckhart, Amelia Silldorf 195

Kapraun, Karen 27

Peterson, Roberta 146

Vogel, Linda 139

Eckhart, Anna 195

Kapraun, Louise 95, 159, 205

Peterson, Roberta 89

Vogel, Mardel 123, 153

Eckhart, Clara 135

Kapraun, Marie 59

Peterson, S. L. 9, 36, 51, 53, 111, 117

Vogel, Norma 105, 123, 153

Eckhart, Edward 143, 145, 181, 195, 205

Kapraun, Mary 137

Peterson, Sally 196

Vogel, Pros. 47

Eckhart, Eddy 135

Kapraun, Pat 27

Peterson, Samuel 157

Vogel, Ray (Mrs.) 22

Eckhart, Emma 195

Kapraun, Phyllis 59

Peterson, Samuel 51

Vogel, Rita 127

Eckhart, Gladys 119

Kapraun, Rita 1, 27, 59

Peterson, Samuel 8

Vogel, Sebastian 57

Eckhart, Henry 9

Kapraun, Robert (Mrs.) 109

Peterson, Simon 8, 10, 30, 155, 196

Vogel, Theresa 109

Eckhart, J. E. 186

Kapraun, Robert 51

Peterson, Virgil 30, 94, 129, 146, 205

Von Behren, Daryl 79

Eckhart, J. F. 41

Kapraun, Roger 10

Peterson’s pond 14

Von Nordheim, Joyce 3

Eckhart, Jake 9, 51, 147, 157, 159

Kapraun, Roger W. 130

Petri Brothers 25

VonNordheim, Bruce 137, 173

Eckhart, Mary 159

Kapraun, Sharon 59

Petri, Peter 8

VonNordheim, Hilda 205

Eckhart, Millie 135, 195

Kapraun, Shelly 139

Phillips, Leona 133

VonNordheim, Ruth 137

Eckhart’s Store 183

Kapraun, Stan 27

Phillips, Peter 186

VonNordheim, Walter 165, 200

Eckhoff, Carrie 81

Kapraun, Steve 27

Pickard, J. T. 186

Wagner, Beulah 89, 95, 115

Eckhoff, Jeanne 79

Kapraun, Tim 27

Pickard, Joseph 53

Wagner, Greg 139

Eckhoff, Leonard 197

Kapraun, William 51

Pickernell, W. A. 51

Wagner, Jack 173

Eckhoff, Lillie 81, 205

Keinhofer, Chris 9

Pinkham, Bernice 3

Wagner, Kent 91

Eckhoff, Mark 79

Keller, Joe 177

Pinkham, Clarke 10, 17

Wagner, Kim 91

Edwards, J. R. (Rev.) 185

Kelley, William 171

Pleasant Street 157

Wagner, Lloyd 11, 113, 189

Ehlers, Esther 79

Kent Lumber & Coal Co. 9, 14, 121

Polo, Carl 145

Wagner, Nathan 139

Ehringer, Mabel 139

Kent Produce 165

Polo, Emma 59, 101

Waldschmidt, Henry 186

Eimers, John 36, 151, 177

Keohler, Jill 71

Pomaranke, Tom 173

Walker, Don 156

Ekiss, Lester 205

Kephart, Ricky 91

Pool Hall 26

Wallis, LeRoy 103

Electric Lights 190

Kindig, Bruce 36

Post Office 183, 202

Warneke, Mann 22

Elevators 51

Kindig, Lizzie 67

Prange, J. H. (Rev.) 81

Warneke, Wesley 123

Elzey, Elmer C. (Rev.) 81

Kinding, Bruce 6

Pray, Dr. 36

Warnke, F. (Rev.) 81

Emlen, Doug 169

King, Harley 176

Primer, Louise 62

Warnkes, Ed 177

Emlen, Roberta frontispiece

Kinsey, B. W. 36

Punke, Gloria frontispiece

Washburn Bank 15

Erickson, Craig 79

Kirby, Alvena 29, 59, 109

Punke, Paul 91

Water Service 193

Evans, Pam 105

Kirby, Carol 173

Quality Oil Co 10

Water Tower 12, 190

Evertz, M. (Dr.) 186

Kirby, Darrell 10, 30, 103, 169, 192

Quiram, Duane A. 176

Weast, Barbara 8

Evey, Judd 47

Kirby, Darrell F. 29

Quiram, Lela 89

Weast, Henry 57

Evey, Sherman 51

Kirby, Dennis 173

Quiram, Melodie 97, 105

Weast, John 8, 57

Fagot, Joe 147

Kirby, Kathy30

Ragan, Anne 99, 115

Weber, Barbara 137

Far, N. 36

Kirby, Steve 30, 169

Rarick, Mildred 134

Weber, Dale 2, 155, 169, 173, 192, 196

Farmer’s State Bank 10

Kirby, Terry 169, 175

Rauh, Carolyn 81

Weber, Dan 169, 193

Farmers Bank 37

Kirby’s Barber Shop & Insurance 10

Rauh, Elyme 81

Weber, Dick 169, 192

Farmers Bank Building 119

Kirby’s Barber Shop 181

Rauh, Rick 79

Weber, Ed 169

Farmers Co-op 51

Kirtchner, George 8

Ray, Susan 73

Weber, Elizabeth 95, 109

Farmers Cooperative 22

Kleen, Fred 171

Rea, Max 177

Weber, Joan 137

Farmers State Bank of Benson frontispiece

Kleen, Garmer 171

Redenius, Carl 9, 140

Weber, John 169

Farmers’ Bank (photo) 53

Kleen, Kathy 97

Redenius, Dick 192

Weber, John, Sr. 85, 87

Farrell, Wesley 123

Kleen, T. H. 9

Redenius, Emma 140

Weber, Joyce 137

Fassino, Anton 119

Kluck, Peter (Rev.) 59

Redenius, Gertrude 79

Weber, Margaret 129

Faust, Charles 191

Kneip, Theresa 59

Redenius, Herman 192, 205

Weber, Martin 32

Faw, Linda 129

Knoploh, H. J. (Rev.) 81

Redenius, Leland 173

Weber, Melvin 103

Faw, M. 9

Kobler 125

Redenius, Louise 95, 107

Weber, Randy 91

Fehr, Alvena 71

Koch Marilyn 71

Redenius’ Garage 9, 140

Weber, Rita 59, 101

Fehr, B. J. 122

Koch, Albert 177

Reeb, John V. 154

Weber, Roger 169

Ficken Family 77

Koch, Bill 91

Reeser, Doris 153

Weber, Ruth 137

Ficken, D. H. (Rev.) 81

Koch, Clarence 133

Reiner, C. I. (Rev.) 81

Weber, Stan 169

Ficken, D. M. 36

Koch, Herb 134, 192, 202

Reinken, Cassie 129

Weber, Velma 89, 105

Ficken, Dorthea 133

Koch, Herbert 2, 9, 192

Reinken, Henry 16 (photo), 117, 119

Weber, Venus 105

Ficken, Ethel 125

Koch, John 177

Reiter, Joe 177

Weddeman, John 179

Ficken, Florence 129

Koch, Kenneth 173

Remmert Funeral Home 10, 148

Weers & Woltzen’s Saloon 183

Ficken, Theo 117, 119

Koch, Luella 89

Remmert, Bernard 10, 148

Wehking, Arnold 12, 137, 173, 192

Ficken, Theodore 36

Koch, Lyle 134, 169

Remmert, Bernie 33

Wehking, Karen 1

Fine, A. 9

Koch, Maude 89, 95, 109

Remmert, Phyllis 33, 148

Wehking, Wesley 173

Fire Service 12, 191, 192

Koch, Menno 2, 26, 103, 193

Renken, Henry C. 16 (photo), 202

Wehrli, Anne 91

Fires 181

Koch, Milton 123

Ricken, R. C. 53

Wehrli, Elmer 103

First State Bank of Benson 45, 53, 183

Koch, Stanley 139

Ridings, Bob 156

Weidhaas, W. (Rev.) 87

Fischer, Bennie 133

Koch, Warner 177

Riely, James 2, 11

Westerman, M. (Mrs.) 186

Fischer, Bill 94, 169

Koch, Winfield 127

Riley, James W. (Dr.) 31

Wheelwright, Diane 97

Fischer, Jake 143

Koch’s Garage 9

Riley, Wilmer 11

Wheelwright, Jolinda 139

Fischer, M. R. 119

Koebler, Ruth 127

Rinalde, Catherine 142

Whited, Greg 139

Fisher, Thad 28

Koehler, Alain 71

Rinalde, Joe 142

Wiegand, John 175

Fisher, William 129

Koehler, Beverly 71

Ring, E. F. 119

Wilkey, Bert 177

Fitchen, Mary 105

Koehler, Bill 103

Ring, Eli 129

Wilkey, Henry 73

Fitschen Brothers 117

Koehler, Chris 71

Riviere, Donna 144

Williams, ? 135

Flessner, Dorothy 129

Koehler, David 137

Riviere, R. Lyn 144

Wilson, William 113

Flessner, George 22, 87, 117

Koehler, Laura 71

Roanoke Methodist Church 73

Wilts, Clara 133

Flessner, George G. 22, 121

Koehler, Mae 71

Robertson, Merle 127

Wilts, Henrietta 129

Flessner, Milberta 119

Koehler, Marie 71

Robinson, Joan 99

Wilts, William 133

Flessner’s Store 12, 181

Koehler, Mary Ellen 123

Rocke, Alan 175

Wiltshier, Samuel 67

Flohr, Jean 139

Koelhler, Mary 71

Roell, H. H. (Rev.) 81

Wiltz, George 177

Flohr, Marie 205

Kolb, Arthur 103

Roser, Nicki 137

Wiltz, Lucile 119

Flohr, Suzie 139

Kolb, Bernice 133

Rossman, Joseph 205

Winkler, Melvin S. 112

Folkers Memorial Home 10

Kolb, Beulah 133

Roth & Gommel’s Store 183

Winkler, Otto 36

Folkers, Aaron 151

Kolb, Delmar 169

Roth, Ernest 161, 183

Wof, Bill 173

Folkers, Dick 151

Kolb, Duane 169

Roth, Jacob 9, 161, 183

Wolf, Barbara 137

Folkers, Evelyn 133

Kolb, Florence 89, 107

Roth, Lou 155

Wolf, Bill 173

Folkers, Grace 99

Kolb, Ida 95, 99

Roth, Louis 9

Wolf, Don 1, 2, 26, 173, 192

Folkers, Hillie 191

Kolb, Janice 91

Roth, Ruth 9

Wolf, Ed 173

Folkers, Milan 10

Kolb, Kathryn 79, 107

Roth, Ruth C. 78

Wolf, Franklin 173

Folkers, Milan E. 70

Kolb, Lou 143

Ruble, Jerry 175

Wolf, Franklyn 173

Folkers, Vernell 133

Kolb, Mathias 65

Rudin, Charles 10

Wolf, Gary 139

Folkers, Wert 145, 151

Kolb, Tillie 9, 89, 95, 143

Rudin, Charles L. 166

Wolf, Gene 103, 192

Folkerts, Marjorie 105

Kolb, Velda 123

Rudin, Chuck 76, 192

Wolf, George 108

Folkerts, Wilmke 85

Kolb, Verle 169

Rudin, Lester 192

Wolf, Pearl 26, 101, 107, 148, 205

Ford, Abbie 71, 99

Kolb, Victor 113

Rudin, Pat 173

Wolf, Pearl Uphoff 198

Ford, James 103

Krantz, George 73

Ruestman, Viola 119

Wolf, Shirley 10, 97

Ford, Nancy 137

Kregor, John 125

Rupert, Max 127

Wolf, Sip 26

Ford, Ruth 123

Kruse, George 143

Ruppert, Lena 133

Wolf, Zip 202

Foreman, Rev. 73

Lange, C. J. (Rev.) 85

Ruth, Ernest 151

Wolfe, Edith 99

Forney, Henry 8

LaPointe, Jim 193

Ryan, William D. 57

Wolkers, Wert 177

Fox, Marguerite 125

Lasher, C. 30

Sakes, Leona 109

Woltzen Building 101

Fox, Nettie M. 117

Lasher, Ed 151, 177

Santa Fe Railroad 12, 39, 51, 188

Woltzen, Catherine 85

Fraffunder, A. H. 186

Lasher’s Barbershop 36

Sauer & Holland 8

Woltzen, Clair 129

Franciscan Fathers 59

Lauenstein, Charles 8, 49

Schenet, Rev. 73

Woltzen, Ed 171

Frank, Brainard 161

Learned, Dane 186

Schertz, Florence 59, 107, 109, 198

Woltzen, Herman & Co. 9

Frank, Dewitt 161

Learned, F. D. 8, 51, 73, 117-119

Schertz, Roy 145

Woltzen, Herman 147

Frank, Harold 161

Learned, F. E. 9, 47, 186

Schierer, Alta 107

Woltzen, Lena 195

Frank, Joe 161

Learned, Wendell Roth 205

Schilsky, Walter 139

Woltzen, Louis 182

Frerichs, John 134

Learned’s Drug Store 36, 183

Schlomer, Glenn 205

Woltzen, Marie 79

Frerrichs, Hie 85

Lee, Lottie 67

Schlomer, Milberta 115

Woltzen, Mary Jane 182

Friday’s Tap (photo) 21

Lee, Minnie F. 115

Schmidt, J. M. 6

Woltzen, S. W. 67

Fries, Laura 157

Lee, Newton 199

Schmidt, John 8

Woodford County Courthouse (photo) 152

Fritz, George 51

Lee, Susanna 67

Schmidt, R. C. 35

Worthington, Ken 156

Front St. 8, 89, 95

Leffers, H. G. 121

Schneider, August 9

Worthington, Will 191

Fry family 65

Legion Hall 101

Schneider, Bud 108

WPA Storm Sewer Project 16

Fry, A. L. 67

Leiken, Isadore 203

Schneider, Charles 147

Wragge, Dean 139

Fry, Emilie 67

Leiken, Richard W. 152

Schneider, Emil 191

Yordy, Eunice 133

Fry, John 67

Leineweber, Joseph 57

Schneider, George 147

Young, Marie 133

Fry, Lizzie 67

Leinweber, Louis 37, 43

Schneider, Greg 139

Yount, Carol 127

Fry, Susanna 67

Leman, Bill 60

Schneider, James 103

Yount, Clement 2, 103, 192

Furrow, Wally 13

Leman, Russ 175

Schneider, Rose 205

Yount, Florence 59, 101, 155, 205

Gaede, Bernice 203

Leonard, Dana 151

Schneider, Sue 97

Yount, Jewell 153

Gaede, Morris 203

Lewis, Bert 151

Schneider, U. J. 58

Yount, Lavonne 123, 153

Gangloff, Paul 126

Lewis, George 175

Schools (photos) 111, 113

Yount, Lynne 169

Garber, Arthur L. 152

Lewis, H. D. 36, 111, 117

Schoon, Elmer 145

Yount, Myrle 125

Garber, Richard 168

Lightning 186

Schoon, Elwood (Mrs.) 99

Zehr, Hartzel 167

Garden Club 107

Linneman, F. W. 111,117

Schoon, Elwood 103

Zeller, Bob 178

Gardner, Tom 169

Linneman, Fred 8, 85, 157

Schoon, Esther 52

Zimmerman, Danny 139

Garrels, Dan 50, 169, 175, 182, 192

Linneman, Henry 157

Schoon, Gary 139

Zinser Hardware 8

Garrels, Dorothy 50

Linneman, Mary 157

Schoon, Margaret 101

Zinser, B. F. 53, 67, 73

Garrels, Ernest 2, 9, 50, 103, 169, 192, 205

Loftus, Thomas (Rev.) 81

Schoon, Phyllis 79, 99, 101

Zobrist, Eldon 72

Garrels, Fred 85

Lorene’s Beauty and Gift Shop 9

Schoon, Steve 52

Zobrist, Harlan 72

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