MILDRED R. (HELMBOLDT) KASPER

B. April 6, 1908 in Illinois
D. January 5, 1982; last residence in Grayslake, Lake County, IL
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“Louise G. Morel – April 21, 1906 – Sept. 19, 2008 – MISHAWAKA – Louise G. Morel, 102, of Mishawaka, died Friday, September 19, 2008, in Fountainview Place.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 21, 1906, to Louis and Mary (Bauer) Helmboldt, who preceded her in death.  Louise married Michael J. More in Chicago on June 16, 1928, and he preceded her in death on November 23, 1972.  She was also preceded by her daughter, Mary Lou Bauder, and her husband, Calvin, in 2005.  Surviving are her son, Michael E. Morel of Woodstock, Georgia; four grandchildren, James (Janice) Bauder, Cinda Bauder, Michael P. (Stephanie) Morel and Matthew (Brianna) Morel; and five great-grandchildren, Marc, Kristen, Hannah, Bailey and Emma.  Louise was a member of Peach Lutheran Church of Granger.  She was also a member of the Tea Time Club of Townhouses East.  Friends may visit with the family on Friday, September 26, 2008, in Bubb Funeral Chapel from 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday.  Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday, with Rev. Steven Mischke officiating.  Memorial contributions may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, 16791 Cleveland Road, Granger, IN 46530.”

    • Edna Roseanne (Helmboldt) Lejcar born April 6, 1911 in Cook County, IL; married Laddie Martin Lejcar (1907-1965); last residence in Burlington, Racine County, WI; Edna died December 25, 1985 in Kenosha County, WI; Edna and Laddie are buried in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Friday, December 27, 1985, page 46:

“LEJCAR – Edna R. Lejcar, beloved wife of the late Laddie; dear mother of Robert (Sue) and James (Joyce); fond sister of Louise Morel and the late Mildred Kasper; grandmother of three.  Funeral 10 a.m., Saturday at The Strang Funeral Home, 1055 Main St., Antioch, IL.  Interment Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago.  Visitation 4 until 9 p.m. Friday.  Donations to Kenosha Hospice Alliance, 625 57th St., Kenosha, WI. 53140, appreciated.  395-4000.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U. S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 1800 West 21st Street, the household members were: Louis Helmbold, head, age 29, married for 5 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, occupation: shipping clerk – factory; Mamie Helmboldt, wife, age 24, married for 5 years, 2 children born, 2 children living, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; Louise Helmboldt, daughter, age 4, single, born in Illinois; Mildred Helmboldt, age 2, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 1754 W. 21st the household members were: Frank Kasper, head, age 29, married age age 26, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: chauffer – taxi cab; Mildred Kasper, wife, age 22, married at age 21, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: inspector – electric manufacturing company.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 2852 W. Henderson Str., the household members were: Frank Kasper, head, age 35, married, highest grade completed: H2, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: grading – parks and curbing; Mildred Kasper, wife, age 32, highest grade completed: H2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935.

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Wednesday, January 6, 1982, page 61:

“KASPER – Mildred R. Kasper of Grayslake, Ill., beloved wife of the late Frank H.; dear mother of Frank E. (Joyce D.); loving grandmother of five; great-grandmother of one; fond sister of Edna Lejcar and Louise Moral.  Services Thursday, 11 a.m., at MacGillis Funeral Home, 350 Goodnow, Round Lake, Ill.  Interment Fort Hill Cemetery.  546-3300.”