Bio: Wucherpfenning, Ferdinand Fredrick
Contact: Lani Bartelt
Surnames: Wucherpfenning, Fitzel, Olson, Schmidt, Witte, Kommer, Andrew, Greschner
The Ferdinand Fredrick Wucherpfenning Biography
Ferdinand Fredrick Wucherpfenning was born on 23 February 1880 in Kockstad, Saxony, Germany. His parents were Ferdinand Ignatz Wucherpfenning and Fredericke Augusta Elisabeth Rocke/Elisabeth Rocke.
He married Eleanor Greschner on 16 February 1926 in Frankfort Township, Marathon Co., WI.
Ferdinand died on 12 April 1955 in Colby, WI. Eleanor was born on 6 January 1888 in Hungary or Czechoslovakia. Eleanor died on 26 July 1968 in Colby, WI. They are both buried at Colby Memorial Cemetery, Colby, Clark Co., WI.
Child of Ferdinand & Eleanor;
Rose Bertha Wucherpfenning born on 3 March 1926 in Marathon Co., WI. She married Ralph Andrew on 23 June 1945. Ralph was born on 7 August 1921.
Ralph and Rose had the following children;
1. Gerald Paul Andrew born on 31 October 1945 and died in March 1969. He married living Kommer and they have two living children.
2. Living Andrew and has children
3. Living Andrew and has children
4. Living Andrew and has children
5. Janice Andrew born 26 June 1957 and died 9 November 1974
6. Living Andrew and has no children.
Eleanor was married before her marriage to Ferdinand Fredrick Wucherpfenning to Paul Fitzel in 1885 in either Hungary or Czechoslovakia. They had the following children: Adam, Benedict & Mary.
Adam Fitzel was born on 23 September 1915 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. He died on 21 September 1999 in Colby, Clark Co., WI. He married Ione Witte on 19 June 1937. Ione was born in January 1916 in WI.
Her parents were Otto & Minnie Witte. Adam is buried at Colby Memorial Cemetery, Clark Co., WI.
Adam & Ione have two children:
Benedict/Ben Fitzel was born on 21 March 1918 in Spencer Township, Marathon Co., WI. He died on 10 October 1948 in Madison, WI. at Wisconsin General Hospital where he had been taken for a brain tumor. He lived in Frankfort, Marathon Co.,WI. He was buried at Emmanual Lutheran Church Cemetery, March Rapids, WI. Benedict married Dorothy Olson on 27 September 1937 in Colby, Clark Co., WI. She was born in WI. and was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Olson of Hull, Marathon Co., WI.
Benedict & Dorothy have the following children:
1. Living Fitzel
2. Living Fitzel
Mary Fitzel, born 1919 in WI. She married Elmer Schmidt. He was born in WI.
Ferdinand Ignatz Wucherpfenning obit -
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Wucherpfenning, Elisabeth Frederika
Wucherpfenning, Emilie Henrietta
Wucherpfenning, Gustav August
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