Obit: Juedes, Melvin B. (1918 - 2003)

Contact:  Stan

----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wis.) 24-Nov-2003

Name / Residence: Juedes, Melvin; Dorchester, Clark County, Wis.

Birth date / Birth place: 8-Jun-1918; Wausau, Wis.

Death date / Death place: 21-Nov-2003; Home in Dorchester

Marriage: Ruth Umlauft (19-Oct-1943)

Parents: Bernard & Edna (Kalepp) Juedes

Burial: Dorchester Memorial Cemetery, Clark County, Wis.

Survivors: Wife, Dorchester; Children - Karen (John) Danen, Rochester, Minn., Floyd Juedes, Dorchester; Grandchildren - Kevin (Michele) Danen, Apple Valley, Minn., Suzanne Danen, Rochester, Minn.; Brother - Ray Juedes, Colby; Sister - Elaine Tesmer, Dorchester

Predeceased: Brother - Don Juedes

United States Social Security Death Index

Melvin E (B.) Juedes
Age: 85
Given Name: Melvin
Middle Name: E
Surname: Juedes
Birth Date: 08 Jun 1918
State: Wisconsin
Last Place of Residence: Dorchester, Clark, Wisconsin
Previous Residence Postal Code: 54425
Event Date: 21 Nov 2003


Biographical Information

----Source: Families in the Township of Holton, Holton's heritage (1875 - 1975)


A certain Indian Chief conveyed a certain territory or tract of land on May 1, 1767 to Jonathon Carver who died Jan. 3;, 1780, leaving two sons and five daughters and sole inheritance, that said heirs duly conveyed their interest to Samuel Peters, who by deed dated July 13, 1815, conveyed 536,640 acres of said land to Benjamin Connor subject to his choice of location. Benjamin Connor died Dec. 1835 leaving first party at his heir at law. Therefore, first party conveys to second party 19,000 acres of said land, the same including Section 8, Township 29 North, Range 2 East. According to certificate of selection of Stephen Schooley attached to this deed Section 8, Township 29 North Range 2 East and other land. Made pursuant to the Act of Congress approved May 20, 1862 to secure homesteads to active settlers on the Public Domain.

The United States of America to prosper Stimson May 24, 1879.

On Nov. 30, 1882, Franz Umlauft and wife purchased 80 acres of land. On Sept. 12, 1902, a son, Rudolph Umlauft and wife Anna purchased the land and 40 acres more. They had 7 children.

On March 6, 1948 Rudolph Umlauft died. February 18, 1952 a daughter Ruth and husband Melvin Juedes bought the farm from his mother, Mrs. Umlauft. Juedes have a daughter Karen and a son Floyd. At present they have 200 acres of land.


Melvin Juedes farm 1925, formerly Rudolph Umlauft's farm.

Mrs. Juedes (Ruth) is a daughter of Rudolph Umlauft.


1940 Federal Census, Holton Town, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States


Melvin Jedes (Male)
Age: 22
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Birth Year (Estimated): 1918
Last Place of Residence: Same Place

Household Members
August Sauter Head M 61 Switzerland
Rose Sauter Wife F 56 Wisconsin
Melvin Jedes Helper M 22 Wisconsin




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