Robert Florian Rasch Family History

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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3 Robert Florian Rasch (pictures) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 12, 1854 Birth Place: Warren Township, Michigan Occupation: Grocer Death Date: March 23, 1937 Death Place: Center Line, Macomb Co. Michigan Burial Date: March 29, 1937 Burial Place: St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Center Line, MI Religion: R. Catholic Father: Florian Rasch II (1819-1891) Mother: Caroline Nickel (1827-1880)
Notes: Came to Alabama with family in 1873, but returned to Michigan later. He was very dissatisfied in Alabama. One day he simply left the field where he was working with his brothers and WALKED back to Michigan. His relatives in Michigan nicknamed him "Shoes" because his shoes were literally worn out when he got there. He had a sweetheart there, and there he was married. In the 1880 Federal Census Bob and Betty were living with their one year old daughter, Zelma, in Warren, MI, near Centerline. In the 1900 Federal Census all of the children except for Zelma and Albert were with the family, still in Warren. In the 1910 Federal Census only Norman and Josephine where still with their parents. In the 1920 Federal Census Bob and Betty were living with their daughter Florentina's family, in Detroit, Ward 1. In the 1930 Federal Census Bob and Betty were living alone in Warren, MI In the 1940 Federal Census the 80 year old, widowed Betty lived alone in their home in Warren, MI.
Spouse: Bertha Geisler Birth Date: 1859 Death Date: July, 1945 Death Place: Michigan Burial Date: July 10, 1945 Burial Place: St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Center Line, MI aka: Betty Religion: R. Catholic Father: Frank Geisler Mother: Caroline Hackenberger Marriage Date: October 24, 1877 Marriage Place: St. Clement's Catholic Church, Center Line, Michigan Children: Zelma Albert Aloysius Frances Florentina Mary Bernard Norman Josephine S. References: 1 14 20 107 108 109 110 111 117 145 175
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1 Zelma Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 28, 1879 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: March 15, 1975 Death Place: Dearborn Heights, Michigan Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: The 1920 Federal Census has her marital status as divorced. According to the 1930 Federal Census
she was listed as a widow and ran a boarding house at 466 Forest Ave., West, Detroit. The boarders
included her two daughters, her son-in-law, two grandchildren and 12 borders, including
Rosario Taupin, her future son-in-law.
Spouse: Henry DeSmither Birth Date: October 12, 1875 Birth Place: Belgium Spouse Father: J. B. DeSmither Spouse Mother: Virginia Willard
Spouse Notes: According to the 1910 Federal Census he immigrated into the U.S. in 1878.
Marriage Date: May 9, 1899 Marriage Place: Center Line, Wayne, Michigan Divorce Date: May 11, 1916 Divorce Place: Wayne, Michigan Children: Marvin (picture) Viola Ruth M. References: 108 109 110 111 145 150 162 163 170d
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.1 Marvin Aloysious DeSmither ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 8, 1901 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: July, 1967 Death Place: Hawaii Father: Henry DeSmither Mother: Zelma Rasch Spouse: Marie Foster Birth Date: December 7, 1900 Birth Place: Giemerton, Virginia Death Date: 1958
Spouse Notes: Her and her daughter arrived in Los Angeles from Shanghai, China, on the ship President Coolidge on 25 November 1940. They may have been fleeing the Japanese advances in China.
Marriage Date: 1929 Children: Carol Marie References: 94 112
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.1.1 Carol Marie DeSmither ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 26, 1930 Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia Father: Marvin Aloysious DeSmither Mother: Marie Foster
Notes: Visited China with her mother in 1940.
References: 112
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.2 Viola DeSmither ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 16, 1906 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: February, 1969 Death Place: Dearborn, Michigan Father: Henry DeSmither Mother: Zelma Rasch
Notes: In the 1930 Federal Census her and her husband lived in her mother's boarding house.
Spouse: Frank Joseph Volk Birth Date: February 23, 1896 Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware Occupation: Business owner Death Date: March 12, 1983 Death Place: Dearborn, Michigan Burial Place: St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, Michigan Spouse Father: Christhoper J Volk Spouse Mother: Annie C
Spouse Notes: According to his WWI draft registration card he was employed as a "motor builder" at age 21.
His WWII draft registration card has him owning his own business at age 46 and living in
Dearborn, Michigan. In the 1930 Federal Census his occupation is listed as a taxis cab owner.
Marriage Date: June 10, 1925 Marriage Place: Detroit, Michigan Children: Esther Frank J., Jr. Patricia Marilyn References: 78 92 108 109 111 116 145 150 152 162 170c
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.2.1 Esther June Volk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1926 Birth Place: Michigan Father: Frank J. Volk Mother: Viola DeSmither References: 111 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.2.2 Frank Joseph Volk, Jr. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1929 Birth Place: Michigan Father: Frank J. Volk Mother: Viola DeSmither References: 111
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.2.3 Patricia Volk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Frank J. Volk Mother: Viola DeSmither
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.2.4 Marilyn Volk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1933 Birth Place: Michigan Father: Frank J. Volk Mother: Viola DeSmither Spouse: Edward L. Smith Birth Date: 1925 Marriage Date: December 24, 1981 Marriage Place: Riverside, CA References: 92 114
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.3 Ruth M. DeSmither ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 18, 1913 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: September 26, 2004 Father: Henry DeSmither Mother: Zelma Rasch Spouse: Rosario Toupin Birth Date: 1905 Death Date: January 16, 1951 Death Place: Canada Burial Date: January 19, 1951 Burial Place: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Michigan Spouse Father: Hector Toupin Spouse Mother: Josephine Liorette
Spouse Notes: The 1910 Federal Census lists his parents as French Canadian, and living in Marquette,
Michigan. In the 1930 Federal Census he was listed as a border in the home of Ruth's
father before they were married. That may be where they met. The 1940 Federal Census
has him as married, living in Detroit, employed as a skilled laborer, with a 3rd year
high school education.
Marriage Date: September 16, 1933 Marriage Place: Detroit, Michigan Children: Kennith J. Joyce Ann References: 92 109 110 111 145 151 170b
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.3.1 Kennith J. Toupin ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1937 Father: Rosario Toupin Mother: Ruth M. DeSmither Spouse: Barbara Lyke Children: Michael Patrick References: 92 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.3.1.1 Michael Toupin ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Kennith J. Toupin Mother: Barbara Lyke References: 92
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.3.1.2 Patrick Toupin ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Kennith J. Toupin Mother: Barbara Lyke References: 92
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.1.3.2 Joyce Ann Toupin ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Rosario Toupin Mother: Ruth M. DeSmither Spouse: Mr. Hurst
Notes: Has three sons
References: 92
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2a Albert Aloysius Rasch * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 1, 1880 Birth Place: Sterling, Macomb, Michigan Death Date: August 21, 1946 Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: On his WWI draft registration card, his occupation was a machinist, working for the Packard Motor Car Co.
Spouse: Elizabeth Steppart Birth Date: February, 26, 1884 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan Death Date: October 23, 1918 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Burial Date: October 26, 1918 Burial Place: Centerline, Michigan Spouse Father: John Steppart
Spouse Notes: In the 1910 Federal Census she was living in the home of Albert's sister, Zelma deSmither, working as a servent,
probably an au pair for their children, at the age of 27. Both of her parents are listed as being born in Germany.
She died at the age of 34 of stomach cancer. Her youngest daughter was only 2 years old at the time.
Marriage Date: May 10, 1910 (picture) Marriage Place: St. Clement's Catholic Church, Center Line, Michigan Children: Cecelia Jeanette Other spouses: Elizabeth Henke References: 11 78 110 111 146 150 162
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2a.1 Cecelia B. Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 5, 1911 Birth Place: Detroit, MI Death Date: June 2, 2004 Death Place: Detroit, MI aka: Cecile Father: Albert Rasch Mother: Elizabeth Steppard Spouse: Floyd Andrews Reck Children: Richard Gary References: 78 111
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2a.1.1 Richard Gary Reck ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Floyd Andrews Reck Mother: Cecelia Rasch
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2a.2 Jeanette Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 24, 1916 Birth Place: Detroit, MI Father: Albert Rasch Mother: Elizabeth Steppard Spouse: Jack Wills Birth Date: August 12, 1914 Death Date: November, 1972 Children: Jack References: 111
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2a.2.1 Jack Wills ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Jack Wills Mother: Jeanette Rasch
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b Albert Aloysius Rasch * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above)
Notes: In the 1930 Federal Census they had 5 boarders as well as the four children.
Spouse: Elizabeth Angela Henke Birth Date: December 30, 1896 Birth Place: Florissant, MO Christen: Sacred Heart Church, Florissant, MO Death Date: December 28, 1981 Death Place: Roseville, Macomb, MI Father: Herman Henke Mother: Gerthrude Henke
Spouse Notes: According to the 1900 Federal Census, both of her parents were born in Germany.
Marriage Date: February 19, 1919 Marriage Place: Holy Rosary Church, Detroit, MI Children: Stanley Albert Melvin Other spouses: Elizabeth Steppard References: 66 78 90 108 111 150
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b.1 Stanley Albert Rasch, Sr. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 12, 1922 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan Death Date: May 17, 2013 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Father: Albert Rasch Mother: Elizabeth Angela Henke Spouse: Marie M. Amoto Birth Date: July 29, 1925 Death Date: May, 1995 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Father: Gasper Amoto Mother: Lena Amoto Children: Stanley Albert Robert References: 78 111 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b.1.1 Stanley Rasch, Jr. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Stanley Rasch Mother: Mary Amoto
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b.1.2 Albert Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Stanley Rasch Mother: Mary Amoto
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b.1.3 Robert Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Stanley Rasch Mother: Mary Amoto
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.2b.2 Melvin C. Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 15, 1923 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan Death Date: May 5, 2011 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Father: Albert Rasch Mother: Elizabeth Angela Henke
Notes: They lived in Eastpointe, Michigan, near Centerline.
Spouse: Beatrice I. Bine Birth Date: September 30, 1923 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan Death Date: November 23, 2010 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Spouse Father: Edward E. Bine Spouse Mother: Irene E. Bine References: 78 111
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3 Frances Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1883 Birth Place: Center Line,Michigan Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: In 1910 U.S. Federal Census the family lived in Billingham, Washington.
Spouse: Joseph Mathier Theut Birth Date: March 18, 1876 Birth Place: Center Line,Michigan Death Date: November 25, 1938 Death Place: Cameron County, Texas Burial Place: Port Isabel City Cemetery, Cameron County, Texas Spouse Father: Peter Theut Spouse Mother: Anna Teich
Spouse Notes: In the 1900 Federal Census he is listed as a servant in the household of a family named Lambert,
he is single and both of his parents were born in Germany.
Marriage Date: May 6, 1902 Marriage Place: St. Clement's Church, Center Line, Michigan Children: Ralph Peter Hilton Herbert M. Donald J. References: 102 108 109 110 113 131 148 162
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.1 Ralph Peter Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 18, 1903 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: March, 1996 Death Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma Father: Joseph Mathier Theut Mother: Frances Rasch Spouse: Jessie Dieh Myers Birth Date: 1909 Spouse Father: John Myers Spouse Mother: Jeannie Donaldson Marriage Date: November 23, 1927 Marriage Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Children: Robert Anthony References: 78 110 126 162
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.1.1 Robert Anthony Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 18, 1933 Birth Place: Cameron County, Texas Father: Ralph Peter Theut Mother: Jessie Dieh Myers References: 126
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.2 Hilton Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1910 Birth Place: Washington Father: Joseph Mathier Theut Mother: Frances Rasch
Notes: The 1940 Federal Census has his two brothers and his widowed mother living with him.
References: 110 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.3 Herbert Michael Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 6, 1912 Birth Place: Washington Death Date: October 7, 2007 Death Place: Houston, Texas Father: Joseph Mathier Theut Mother: Frances Rasch
Notes: His WWII Army enlistment record indicates that he enlisted on April 28, 1944 at Fort Sam houston, Texas.
That he had 2 years high school education, his occupation was a machinist and that he was married.
References: 78 110 149
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.4 Donald James Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 28, 1915 Birth Place: Washington Death Date: December 10, 1982 Death Place: Texas Burial Place: St. Anthony Catholic Church Cemetery, Columbus, TX Father: Joseph Mathier Theut Mother: Frances Rasch Spouse: Cecilia Agnes Urbanovsky Children: Kenneth Donald References: 110 126 148
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.3.4.1 Kenneth Donald Theut ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 2, 1947 Birth Place: Galviston, Texas Father: Donald James Theut Mother: Cecilia Agnes Urbanovsky Spouse: Gayle Lynn Stavinoha Birth Date: 1950 Marriage Date: February 15, 1969 Marriage Place: Wharton, TX References: 125 126
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.4 Florentina Mary Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 15, 1884 Birth Place: Warren, Michigan Death Date: (Unknown) Death Place: Warren, Michigan Buried: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI. (Section 75, Lot 71, Space 3) Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: In the 1920 Federal Census her parents were living in their household, along with four lodgers.
Spouse: Benjamin John Schmidt Birth Date: January 16, 1884 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan aka: Ben Occupation: Decoy carver Death Date: September, 1968 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Buried: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI. (Section 75, Lot 71, Space 2) Father: William Schmidt Mother: Susan Schmidt
Spouse Notes: Ben carved his first decoys in 1914 when he needed a rig for hunting and ended up becoming one of the best known carvers in Michigan. His life-like style is atypical of the area, but other carvers have adopted and copied it since it was originated.
Marriage Date: January 18, 1910 Marriage Place: Center Line, Michigan Children: Virginia Ruth References: 78 95 108 110 111 146 148 162
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.4.1 Virginia Ruth Schmidt ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 15, 1912 Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan Death Date: July 2, 1998 Death Place: Detroit, Michigan Buried: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI. (Section 75, Lot 71, Space 1) Father: Benjamin John Schmidt Mother: Florentina Rasch References: 78 95 110 111 148
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.5 Mary Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 1, 1887 Birth Place: Warren, Michigan Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: In the 1910 Federal Census she is listed as living with her sister, Frances Theut.
References: 108 109 146
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6 Bernard Frank Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 6. 1890 Birth Place: Warren, Michigan aka: Ben Occupation: Carpenter Death Date: December 3, 1943 Death Place: Seattle, Washington Father: Robert Florian Rasch (1854-1937) Mother: Bertha Geisler (1859-1945)
Notes: In the 1930 Census the family was still living in Clinton, Michigan. In the 1940 Census the family was living in Buchanan, Washington, and his occupation was listed as carpenter. At that time Merridy and her husband, George Maw, were living with them, but Clifford was not.
Spouse: Gretchen Gradl Birth Date: February 15, 1895 Birth Place: Washington Death Date: November, 1983 Death Place: King, Washington Father: Max Gradl Mother: Franciska Buschjaegr
Notes: Both of her parents were from Germany.
Marriage Date: December 21, 1912 Marriage Place: Aberdeen, Washington Children: Clifford Merridy Robert Elizabeth Irene Kenneth References: 78 108 110 111 116 145 177 178 179
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.1 Clifford F. Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 2,1915 Birth Place: Aberdeen, Washington Death Date: August, 1984 Death Place: Port Orford, Oregon Occupation: Carpenter Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl
Notes: After their marriage the family moved to Seattle where Clifford worked in construction. In 1949 the family relocated to the Tri-Cities in Washington. In the 1950's and 1960's he operated a flying service and managed Vista Field in Kennewick, Washington. Both Clifford and Nimmo held private pilots licenses. Their children worked at the airport after school and also learned to fly. He served on the board of the Benton Franklin County Fair
Spouse: Nimmo Ellen Gentry Birth Date: October 29, 1918 Birth Place: Florence, Oregon Death Date: March 4, 2010 Death Place: Port Orford, Oregon Spouse Father: George A. Gentry Spouse Mother: Lucy Woodworth
Spouse Notes: Her father was in the Coast Guard. Graduated from Aberdeen High Schol in 1936. She served as superintendent of Youth Arts and Crafts and Weaving/Fiber Arts at the Benton Franklin County Fair for many years. She enjoyed sewing, painting, gardening at her desert home, and traveling. When she died at age 91 she left 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Marriage Date: January 15, 1939 Marriage Place: Calvary Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, Washington Children: Clifton Door Gretchen Carrel Ben References: 78 95g 111 145 146 177
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.1.1 Clifton Door Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1940 Birth Place: Seattle, WA Father: Clifford Rasch Mother: Nimmo Ellen Rasch References: 95 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.1.2 Gretchen Carrel ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Clifford Rasch Mother: Nimmo Ellen Rasch References: 95
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.1.3 Ben Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Clifford Rasch Mother: Nimmo Ellen Rasch References: 95
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a Merridy Margaret Rasch * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 11, 1919 Birth Place: Detroit, MI Death Date: August 25, 2006 Death Place: Seattle, WA Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl
Notes: Moved from Michigan to Washington in 1934.
Spouse: George Edward Maw Birth Date: September 21, 1917 Birth Place: Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, Washington Death Date: June 29, 1992 Death Place: Josephine, Oregon aka: Jack Father: Fred R. Maw Mother: Justine Cerier Marriage Date: December 31, 1938 Marriage Place: Calvery Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, WA Children: Robert Fred Carol Ann Judith Lynn Michael Leroy Other spouses: Howard White Norman Zenk References: 65 68 78 145 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.1 Robert Fred Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 21, 1941 Death Date: 1991 Father: George E. Maw Mother: Merridy Margaret Rasch
Notes: Died of a heart attack.
Children: Kristin (Adopted) References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.1.1 Kristin Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 13, 1977 Father: Robert Fred Maw References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2 Carol Ann Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 11, 1943 Birth Place: Seattle, WA Father: George E. Maw Mother: Merridy Margaret Rasch Spouse: Nelson E. Van Birth Date: 1940 Birth Place: Frankfort, KY Marriage Date: November 16, 1960 Marriage Place: Seattle, WA Children: Jeanette Susan Merridy May Theresa Lynn References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.1 Jeanette Susan Van ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: 1961 Birth Place: Seattle, WA Father: Nelson E. Van Mother: Carol Ann Maw Spouse: Viktor Ewald Raatz II Birth Date: 1966 Birth Place: Utah Marriage Date: March 19, 1988 Marriage Place: Redmond, WA Children: Kevin Ceara Lindsey References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.1.1 Kevin Raatz ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Viktor Ewald Raatz II Mother: Jeanette Susan References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.1.2 Ceara Raatz ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Viktor Ewald Raatz II Mother: Jeanette Susan References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.1.3 Lindsey Raatz ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Viktor Ewald Raatz II Mother: Jeanette Susan References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.2a Merridy Mae Van * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 13, 1962 Birth Place: North Dakota Father: Nelson E. Van Mother: Carol Ann Maw Spouse: Richard Lynn Senger Birth Date: 1962 Birth Place: Washington Marriage Date: March 8, 1986 Marriage Place: Auburn, WA Children: Merridy Lizann Other spouse: Stewart T. Hoye References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.2a.1 Merridy Lizann Senger ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 7, 1988 Mother: Merridy May References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.2b Merridy Mae Van * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Spouse: Stewart T. Hoye Marriage Date: December 28, 1994 Marriage Place: Clark County, NV Other spouse: Richard Lynn Senger References: 159
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.3 Theresa Lynn Van ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 23, 1965 Father: Nelson E. Van Mother: Carol Ann Maw Children: Zachary References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.2.3.1 Zachary ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 17, 1989 Mother: Theresa Lynn References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.3 Judith Lynn Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 12, 1945 Birth Place: Seattle, Washington Death Date: June 18, 2004 aka: Judy Father: George E. Maw Mother: Merridy Margaret Rasch Spouse: Raymond K. Robar Birth Date: 1922 Birth Place: Los Angeles, California Marriage Date: March 21, 1966 Marriage Place: Seattle, Washington Children: Jason Keith (Adopted) References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.3.1 Jason Keith Robar (picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 15, 1968 Occupation: Software developer Father: Raymond K. Robar Mother: Judith Lynn Maw
Notes: Previously worked for Microsoft, how has his own company.
Spouse: Serena Lynn Blanchard (picture) Birth Date: September 5, 1969
Spouse Notes: Serena is a published novelist. Her personal web page is at www.serenarobar.com.
Marriage Date: August 22, 1998 Marriage Place: Clark County, NV Children: Kaelen Keith Aristo Jace N References: 65 159
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.3.1.1 Kaelen Keith Aristo Robar ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 12, 2001 Father: Jason Keith Robar Mother: Serena Lynn Blanchard References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.3.1.2 Jace N Robar ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 28, 2003 Birth Place: Bellevue, WA Father: Jason Keith Robar Mother: Serena Lynn Blanchard References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.4 Michael Leroy Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 10, 1946 Father: George E. Maw Mother: Merridy Margaret Rasch Children: Lowell William Michael References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.4.1 Lowell William Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 23, 1966 Father: Michael Leroy Maw References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2a.4.2 Michael Maw ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 16, 1967 Father: Michael Leroy Maw References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b Merridy Margaret Rasch * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Howard F. White Marriage Date: November 8, 1947 Marriage Place: Bethany Lutheran Churcn, Seattle, WA Children: Margaret Helen Other spouses: George Edward Maw Norman Zenk References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1 Margaret Helen White ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 21, 1948 Father: Howard White Mother: Merridy Margaret Rasch Children: Shannon Marie Aaron References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1.1 Shannon Marie ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 2, 1967 Mother: Margaret Helen White Children: Jessica Nicholas Jacob References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1.1.1 Jessica ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 22, 1986 Mother: Shannon Marie References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1.1.2 Nicholas ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 24, 1990 Mother: Shannon Marie References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1.1.3 Jacob ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 14, 1994 Mother: Shannon Marie References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2b.1.2 Aaron ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 10, 1967 Mother: Margaret Helen White References: 65
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.2c Merridy Margaret Rasch * (picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Norman H. Zenk Birth Date: August 10, 1921 Marriage Date: March 21, 1951 Marriage Place: Seattle, WA Other spouses: George Edward Maw Howard White References: 65 147
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.3 Robert R. Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 17, 1921 Death Date: April 27, 1923 Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl
Notes: Cause of death was peritonitis and influenza.
References: 108 111 171b
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.4 Elizabeth Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: c. 1923 aka: Betty Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl References: 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.5 Irene Bernardine Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 14, 1925 Birth Place: Centerline Michigan aka: Renie Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl Spouse: Mr. Luce Children: Brad References: 104
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.5.1 Brad Luce ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mother: Irene Bernardine Rasch
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.3.6.6 Kenneth Rasch ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: c. 1932 Father: Bernard Rasch Mother: Gretchen Gradl References: 145


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