Helen C. (Reynolds) (Wilson) (McGregor) (Alsing) Remter gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. February 17, 1909 in Wisconsin
D. November 29, 1998 (Last residence: Lake Villa, Lake County, IL)
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  • Father: Oliver Reynolds born May 1861 in Greenwich, NY, son of Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Reynolds (1936-1927) and Caroline D. (Tefft) Reynolds (1836-1893); married Otillia D. Riecht in 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Oliver died November 6, 1939; buried in Mound Prairie Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Kenosha News (Kenosha WI) Monday, November 6, 1939, page 7:

Oliver Reynolds,
Randall, Succumbs
Member of Pioneer Keno-
sha County Family Dies

   One of the most widely known residents of Randall, Oliver Reynolds, 78, who lived on the Twin Lakes road, died this morning at his home after suffering a stroke.  He sustained a broken hip several weeks ago and complications from this injury hastened death.
   He was born May 1, 1861 at Greenwich, N. Y., a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reynolds, pioneer residents of Kenosha county.  He came to Randall at the age of three.  In 1908, he united in marriage with Tillia Riecht (sic), Chicago.
   Surviving are four daughters, three sons, nine grandchildren, and a sister, Susan Reynolds, of Randall.
   Funeral rites will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home.  Burial will be in Mount Prairie cemetery.”

  • Mother: Otillia D. “Tillia” (Reich) Reynolds born December 24, 1884 in Chicago, Cook County, IL daughter of Florentin Reich (1853-1907) and Barbara Reich (1861-1942); Otillia died May 31, 1965 in Racine County, WI; buried in Mound Prairie Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Tuesday, June 1, 1965, page 19:

2805 West High St.
Age 80.  Passed away June 1, 1965 (sic) in the Racine County Hospital after a long illness.  Mrs. Reynolds was born in Chicago on December 24, 1884 and had formerly lived at Twin Lakes, Wis., coming to Racine 22 years ago.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Helen Remter, Round Lake, Ill., Mrs Ruby (Frances) Schroeder, Mukwonago, Wis., Mrs. Carol Harney, Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Ardeen (Florence) Mulder, Racine with whom she had made her home; two sons, Franklin Reynolds, Kenosha, Wis. And Emmett Reynolds of Twin Lakes, Wis.; 24 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Frances Cappelen, Ft. Meyers, Fla.; nieces, nephews, other relatives.  Her husband, Oliver, preceded her in death in 1939 and a son, Donald, passed away in 1934 (sic).  Funeral services will be held Thursday, 8:30 a.m. in the Wilson Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Rev. A. J. Klas officiating.  Interment will be in Mound Prairie, Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Wis.  Friends may call at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 1139 Blaine Ave., Wednesday after 4 p.m. and during the evening.  The Rosary will be recited Wednesday evening, 7:30 p.m., in the funeral home.”

  • Husband 1: Blair Wilson married in 1926 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
  • Husband 2: Gordon Robertson McGregor born July 23, 1903 in Racine, Racine County, WI, son of Robert Bruce McGregor and Jenanette E. (Begbie) McGregor; divorced June 1945 in Racine County, WI; he married (2) Jenet F. Stoddard (1914-1982) on September 14, 1957, as his second wife; Gordon died February 25, 1987 in Racine County, WI; Gordon and Jenet are buried in Graceland Cemetery, Racine, Racine County, WI

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Thursday, February 26, 1987, page 28:

Formerly of 3821 Southwood Dr.
   Age 83.  Passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 1987, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He was born in Racine, on July 23, 1903, and had lived in Racine most of his life.  He was married to the former Jenet Stoddard on September 14, 1957.  Mr. McGregor retired in 1971 from Belle City Malleable.  He was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and Belle City Mens Retirement Club.  Surviving are six sons and daughters-in-law, Blair (Sally) McGregor of Seattle, WA, John (Addie Jane) McGregor of Morehead City, NC, Glenn (Momoko) Wilson of Ruther Glen, VA, Mike (Joanna) McGregor of Racine, Gordon R. Jr. (Darlene) McGregor of Casa Grande, AZ, Harold (Mary) McGregor of Pine River, WI; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Betty (David) Wishau of Racine, Bertie (Ralph) Hall of Bristol, WI, Jan Annis of Wilmot, WI, Jenet (Joseph) Leek of Yuma, AZ; 37 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Jenet, on December 16, 1982, one son, Sgt. August B. Bassing III, on September 19, 1971, and by two brothers, Paul and Bruce McGregor.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 28, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1769 State St., with Rev. Robert H. Delgado officiating.  Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery.  Relatives and friends may call on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., at the HANSON FUNERAL HOME, 3014 Northwestern Ave.  Memorials to the American Heart Association or to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church have been suggested by the Family.”

  • Husband 3: Norbert Herman Remter born April 3, 1903 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI, son of Herman Remter (1875-1936) and Alma Remter (18877-1953); married (1) Eva (1908-1944); married (2) Helen C. Reynolds between 1945 and 1948; Norbert died February 28, 1958 in Chicago, Cook County, IL (See section pertaining to Norbert Herman Remter buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Husband 4: Martin “Marty” Alsing; married before 1966
  • Children of Blair D. Wilson and Helen C. Reynolds; children adopted by Gordon Robertson McGregor:
    1. Blair D. (Wilson) McGregor born April 7, 1927 in Racine County, WI; married (1) Marjorie Ann Rhoades (1927-1982) on October 9, 1948 in Mount Vernon, Skagit County, WA, daughter of Fredrick W. Rhoades and Myrtle A. (Stockman) Rhoades; married (2) Sharon A. Thompson on June 15, 1957 in King County, WA, daughter of Archie R. Thompson (1895-1962) and Grace B. (Muir) Thompson (1901-1981), and divorced on May 4, 1972 in King County, WA; married (3) Sally J. McGlothern on November 3, 1984 in Reno, NV; Blair died April 4, 2012 in Chelan County, WA

According to the Wenatchee World (Wenatchee, WA) April 5, 2012:

“Blair D. McGregor
   Blair D. McGregor, 84, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
   He had lived in Leavenworth for 23 years and had been a truck driver for Boeing Aircraft.
   Survivors include his wife, Sally McGregor of Leavenworth; and his children, Brenda Wakefield of Portland, Ore., Stephanie Varnadore of Renton, Mark McGregor of Auburn, Scott Child of Mesa, Ariz., and Jan Mainini of Clear Lake, Calif.
   No services will be held.
   Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Hom, Wenatchee.”

2. John Harry (Wilson) McGregor born July 3, 1928 in Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI; veteran U.S. Marine Corp., Corporal, WW II (1945-1949); married (1) Florence Johnson; married (2) Addie Jane Willis on June 30, 1953 in Core Creek, Carteret County, NC; John died January 4, 2007 in Morehead City, Carteret County, NC; buried in Gethsemane Memorial Park, Morehead City, Cateret County, NC

According to the Daily Reflector (Greenville NC) January 5, 2007:

“MOREHEAD CITY – John H. McGregor Sr., 78, of Morehead City died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at Century Care of the Crystal Coast.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Egbert Catholic Church with the priest, Father Bill Long, officiating.  Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.  He was born July 3, 1928, in Racine, Wis., to the late Gordon and Helen Reynolds McGregor.  After school, he enlisted in the United States Marince Corps and served four years at stations in China, Hawaii and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.  After 25 years, employment with Home Security Life Insurance Co., he retired in 1986.  Mr. McGregor was a member of the St. Egbert Catholic Church.  He loved fishing and gardening.  He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Addie W. McGregor; daughters, Karen M. Kasai and husband, Bret, of Beverton, Ore., and Joanna M. Whitehurst and husband, John, of Morehead City, son, John H. McGregor Jr. and wife, Amy, of Winterville; sister, Betty Wishau of Racine, Wis.; brother, Blair McGregor of Leavenworth, Wash., Robert McGregor of Deming, N.M., Mike McGregor of Racine, Wis., Harold McGregor of Wild Rose, Wis., Glenn Wilson of Ruther Glen, VA., Wayne Rempter of Antioch, Ill; grandchildren, Casey Kasai, Ivey Kasai, Emily McGregor, Will Whitehurst and Wes Whitehurst.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-8.  Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705.  Access online obituary and internet condolences through brooksfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
   Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Morehead City.”

3. Betty Jane (Wilson) (McGregor) Wishau born March 7, 1930 in Wisconsin; married David Wishau (1929-2013) on October 12, 1963 in Wind Point, Racine County, WI, son of Arkley “Bud” E. Wishau (1898-1964) and Esther R. (Kasper) Wishau (1897-1953); Davis was an Army Corporal, 999th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Korean War; Betty died June 21, 2012; Betty and Davis are buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI

According to the Journal Times, June 22, 2012:

BETTY J. (MCGREGOR) WISHAU – RACINE – Betty J. Wishau, age 82, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home.  Betty was born in Racine, March 7, 1930 and had been a lifelong area resident.  On October 12, 1961 she was united in marriage to David L. Wishau.  Betty was a longtime member and secretary of the St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, walks to the lighthouse, long rides in the country and theater productions.  She was also an avid Green Bay Packers Fan, enjoyed watching golf and tennis, was a voracious reader and a world traveler who visited the Holy Land several times.  Above all she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.  Survivors include her loving husband of forty-eight years, David, her daughters, Elizabeth Nielsen, Rebecca Wishau; daughter-in-law, Carol Wishau; her grandchildren, Anthony and Patience Vitacco, Rachel Vitacco, Kelsey Wishau; her great grandchildren Autumn Vitacco, Emily, Olivia and Sophia Wallgren, Rocco Vitacco, brothers, Glen, Robert, Milton, and Wayne; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon McGregor and Helen Alsing, daughter, Phyllis Sweet; son, Patrick Wishau; and brothers, Blair, John, Harold McGregor.  Funeral services will be held Monday, June 25, 2012, 11:00 A.M., at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1015 Four Mile Rd with Rev. Michael Mueller officiating.  Entombment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M.  Memorials to Friends of the Lighthouse, P.O. Box 44067, Racine, WI 53404-7001 or to the Wisconsin Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 4500 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208 have been suggested.  The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staffs of Boland Hall and Fairchild Hall for their loving and compassionate care.  MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403 (265)634-7888.  Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com”

4. Glen Eugene (Wilson) McGregor born about 1932 in Wisconsin (possible Glenn Wilson married Momoko (of Ruther Glen, VA)

  • Children of Gordon Robertson McGregor and Helen C. Reynolds:
    1. Milton A. “Mike” McGregor born November 26, 1934 in Wisconsin; married Joanna (of Racine WI) (of Casa Grande AZ)
    2. Gordon Robert “Robert” McGregor, Jr. born about 1937 in Wisconsin; married Darlene
    3. Harold Oliver “Harry” McGregor born April 5, 1940 in Racine, Racine County, WI; married Mary Hagar on October 11, 1963 in Racine, Racine County, WI; Harold died February 7, 2010 in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, WI

According to the Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh WI) Tuesday, February 9, 2010, page 5:

“Harold McGregor – Mr. Harold “Harry McGregor; age 69, of Redgranite, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, February 7, 2010 at his home surrounded by the love of his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Harry was born in Racine April 5, 1940, the son of Gordon and Helen Reynolds McGregor.  He grew up in Racine and married Mary Hagar October 11, 1963 at Grace Lutheran Church in Racine.  Mary survives.  He worked at Belle City Malleable in Racine before moving to Wild Rose in 1972, where he worked at Shelmet Precision Corp. until he retired in 2004.  Harry enjoyed bowling, playing pool, gardening, puzzles, putting models together, bird watching, and walking his dog.  “Old Red.”  Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren, and attending their school events.  Survivors include his wife, Mary; a son, Shawn (Roxanne) McGregor of Berlin; 4 daughters, Kim Wilson of Pine River, Tricia (Todd) Smrz of Plainfield, Joely (Matt) Sroka of Redgranite, and Shana Kroll (Bill Johnston) of Wautoma; 9 grandchildren, Evan (Molly) McGregor, Eric McGregor, Cassidy and Christopher Wilson.  Aaron and McKenzie Srz, Jeanne and Kaitlin Kroll, and Tanis Johnston; his brother, Milton “Mike” (Joanne) McGregor of Racine; a sister-in-law, Jackie (Richard) Hawley of Kenosha; brothers-in-law, Michael (Susan) Hagar and Tim (Chris) Hagar, both of Redgranite, Dennis Hagar of Oshkosh, and Clifford”

  • Children of Norbert Herman Remter and Helen C. Reynolds:
  1. Wayne F. Remter; married Carol J. (of Antioch IL)
  2. Norbert William “Bill” Remter; married Beverly Marie “Becky” Fritzler (1945-2000) on March 31, 1962, daughter of Edward and Bertha (Beckett) Fritzler; Beverly died March 24, 2000 in Pahrump, NV
  • Siblings:
    • Frances F. (Reynolds) Schroeder born February 14, 1911 in Randall Township, Kenosha County, WI; married Rudolf H. “Rudy” Schroeder (1907-1981) on November 22, 1932, son of Friedrich Johann Ludwig Schroeder (1861-1944) and Helene Augusta Wilhelmina (Blum) Schroeder (1876-1958); Frances died October 27, 2000 in Mukwonago, Waukesha County, WI; Frances and Rudolf are buried in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Mukwonago, Waukesha County, WI

According to the Waukesha Freeman (Waukesha WI) October 30, 2000:

“Frances F. Schroeder
   MUKWONAGO – Frances F. Schroeder, 89, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, at her home in Mukwonago.
   She was born Feb. 14, 1911, the the Township of Randall to Oliver and Tilla (nee Reich) Reynolds.  On Nov. 22, 1932, she married Rudolph Schroeder.
   Frances mended shoes at Schroeder’s Shoe Repair Mukwonago.  She was a volunteer with the Waukesha Blook Bank, coordinating the Mukwonago area.  She was a member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church.
   She is survived by her children, Robert (Kathy) Schroeder of  New Braunfels, Texas, James Schroeder of East Troy, Ruth, “Sally Magruder of Oakley, Calif., Carol (John) Massino of Eagle and Susan (Walter) Trupke of Blanchardville.  She is further survived by 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister, Florence Mulder of Racine.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph, in 1981, and one grandson.
   Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Schmidt and Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 315 Main St.  A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Steven C. Kuhl officiating.  Burial will be in the Oak Knoll Cemetery, Mukwonago.
   Memorials are suggested to the Center for Breast Care at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188.
   The Schmidt and Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 363-7126, is serving the family.”

    • Caroline Barbara “Carol” (Reynolds) Harney born January 27, 1913 in Randall Township, Kenosha County, WI; married James Frances Harney (1883-1956); Caroline died May 28, 1975 in St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, MI; Caroline and James are buried in Mound Prairie Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Saturday, May 31, 1975, page 11:

21501 E. 10 Mile Rd.
St. Clair Shores, Mich.
Mrs. Harney passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Wednesday, May 28, 1975 at the age of 62 years.  She was born in the Randall Township, Kenosha County on January 27, 1913 and lived in St. Clarie Shores for the past 2 ½ years moving there from Detroit.  She is survived by three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mrs. Helen Alsing of Round Lake, Ill., Frances and Rudy Schroeder of Mukwonago, Wisc., Florence and Art Mulder of Racine; one brother and sister-in-law, Emmett and Barbara Reynolds of Twin Lakes, Wisc.; nieces and nephews and other relatives also survive.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Harney on August 26, 1955.  Father, Oliver Reynolds on November 6, 1939, Mother, Ottillia Reynolds on May 31, 1965 and two brothers, Donald on March 13, 1944 and Franklin on June 1, 1966.  PRIVATE Funeral Services will be held at 10L30 A.M. Monday, June 2, 1975 in the Wilson Funeral Home, with Rev. Melvin Bergin officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mt. Prairie Cemetery, Kenosha County.  Friends may call at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 1139 Blaine Ave. Sunday from 6 to 8 P.M.”

    • Franklin O. Reynolds born April 28, 1915 in Randall Township, Kenosha County, WI; Army Veteran TEC5 Btry C 83 Armored FA BN WW II; married Marbara Dumke in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; Franklin died June 1, 1966; buried in Green Ridge Cemetery, Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Kenosha News (Kenosha WI) Tuesday, May 31, 1966, page 12:

Franklin Reynolds, 51,
dies at Wood Hospital

   Franklin O. Reynolds, 51, 817 18th St., died at Wood Veterans Hospital Saturday morning following an illness of two and one-half months.
   He was born April 28, 1915, in Randall Township, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Reynolds.  He had been a resident of Kenosha for the past 21 years and had been employed as a bartender for the past 13 years.
   On May 15, 1954, he married Miss Barbara Dumke in Waukegan, and she survives him.  He was a veteran of World War II and had served with the Army in the European Theater.
   He is also survived by two daughters, Jill and Judith, at home; one brother, Emmett, Twin Lakes; four sisters, Mrs. Mary (Helen) Alsing, Round Lake, Ill.; Mrs. Rudy (Frances) Schroeder, Mukwonago, Wis; Mrs. Caroline Harney, Detroit, and Mrs. Ardeen (Florence) Mulder, Racine.
   He was preceded in death by his father in 1938 and by his mother in 1965.  Another brother, Don, preceded him in death in 1940.”

    • Emmett E. “Wimpy” Reynolds born August 10, 1917 in Wisconsin; married Marian H. Newhaus (1921-1967) in 1948; Emmett died August 10, 1981 in Racine, Racine County, WI; Emmett and Marian are buried in Mound Prairie Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Kenosha News (Kenosha WI) Wednesday, August 12, 1981, page 7:

“Emmett Reynolds
   Emmett (Wimpy) Reynolds, 64, Esch Road, Twin Lakes, died Monday afternoon at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Racine.
   The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oliver (Ottilia Reich) Reynolds was born in the state of New York on Aug. 10, 1917.
   In 1948, he married Marian Newhouse, who preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 1967.
   A resident of the Twin Lakes and Genoa City area for 23 years, he owned and operated Whiskey Corners Arco station in Richmond, Ill. for the last 10 years.  Prior to that, he operated the Standard Station in Richmond for nine years.
   Surviving are two sons, Kenneth and Michael, both of Twin Lakes; a stepson, Neil, of La Mesa, Calf.; two stepdaughters, Kathy Byerly, North Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Ron (Karen) Nace, Victor, Iowa; six grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Art (Florence) Mulder, Racine, Mrs. Helen Alsing, Round Lake, Ill. and Mrs. Frances Schroeder, Mukwanago.
   Preceding him in death were a sister, Caroline and two brothers, Oliver and Frank.”

    • Florence E. (Reynolds) Mulder born March 3, 1920 in Wilmot, Kenosha County, WI; married Ardeen W. “Art” Mulder (1894-1994) on December 10, 1938; Florence died August 12, 2001 in Racine, Racine County, WI; Florence and Ardeen are buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) August 14, 2001:

“Florence E. Mulder
   RACINE – Florence E. (nee: Reynolds) Mulder, 81, passed away in the Lincoln Lutheran Care Center on Sunday evening,  August 12, 2001.
   Mrs. Mulder was born in Wilmot on March 3, 1920, but had lived in Racine most of her life.  Florence was united in marriage to Ardeen Mulder on December 10, 1938, and he preceded her in death on March 8, 1994.
   Mrs. Mulder had been employed by the Hamilton Beach Company for 20 years and then by the  Dremel Manufacturing Company for 10 years.  She was a member of the Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church.  She was a volunteer for the Lincoln Lutheran Home, Meals on Wheels, and the Lincoln Lutheran Coffee Shop.
   Florence is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Dorothy Brezinski and Jeanette (Glenn) Johnson, all of Racine; five grandchildren and their spouses, Cindy (Bill) Dupius, Dianne (Steve) Paulson, Linda (Mike) Galovits, Laura Catrine, and Steve (Marie) Catrine; six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
   Mrs. Mulder was preceded in death by three brothers, Emmett, Frank, and Donald; and by three sisters, Helen Caroline, and Frances.
   Funeral services will be held in the Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday morning, August 15, 2001, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fred H. Hofer officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Garden Court Crypts at West Lawn Memorial Park.  Friends may meet with the family in the funeral home on Wednesday morning from 10 until 11 a.m.  Memorials to the Lincoln Lutheran Care Center have been suggested.
1212 Lathrop Avenue 634-3361″

    • Oliver Donald Reynolds born 1923; Donald died March 13, 1944; buried in Mound Prairie Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Kenosha County, WI

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Monday, March 13, 1944, page 7:

“Automobile Victim Dies in Burlington – Donald Reynolds, 22, of Richmond, Ill., died early today in Burlington Memorial hospital of injuries suffered Sunday morning when his automobile went out of control, climbed an embankment, and struck a tree in Kenosha county.  The impact caused the tree to fall across the car, damaging it further.  Reynolds had just taken a neighbor’s children to a farm where they were to help with the work and was driving to Wilmot village to pick up another person.  Coroner James A Crossin of Kenosha said there would be no inquest.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Randall Township, Kenosha County, WI the household members were:

“Oliver Reynolds, head, age 49, married once for 2 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer – general farm; Ottilia Reynolds, wife, age 29, married once for 2 years, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois; Helen Reynolds, daughter, age 1, single, born in Wisconsin”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Randall Township, Kenosha County, WI living on Wilmot and So. East Shore Twin Lakes Rd., the household members were:

“Oliver Reynolds, head, age 58, married, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer – dairy farm; Ottilia Reynolds, wife, age 35, married, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois; Helen R. Reynolds, daughter, age 10, single, born in Wisconsin; Frances F. Reynolds, age 9, single, born in Wisconsin; Clearline (sic) B. Reynolds, daughter, age 7, single, born in Wisconsin; Franlin (sic) O. Reynolds, son, age 4 8/12, single, born in Wisconsin; Emmet E. Reynolds, song, age 2 4/12, single, born in Wisconsin; Barber Wright, mother-in-law, age 58, widowed, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany”

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Wednesday, September 1, 1926, page 12:


“Helen Reynolds, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. Reynolds and Blair Wilson were married at Waukegan on Wednesday.  They are making their home on the A. C. Stoxen farm where the groom is employed”

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Saturday, August 14, 1937, page 15:

“State of Wisconsin, Municipal Court, Racine County:
In the Matter of the Custody of and Termination of Parental Rights to
   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in the Municipal Court, in the City of Racine, County of Racine, State of Wisconsin, on the 29th day of September A. D. 1937, at two oclock in the afternoon of said day, or as soon thereafter as cousel can be heard, the following matter will be heard and considered:
   The petition of HELEN McGREGOR to have the parental rights of BLAIR D. WILSON, as natural father of Blair D. Wilson, John Harry Wilson, Betty Jane Wilson, and Glenn Eugene Wilson, terminated, and for the appointment of a guardian for said minors, and for confirmation of the custody of said children within said petitioner, and for such other and further relief as may be just and equitable in the premises.
   Dated this 13th day of August A. D. 1937
   By the Court, E. R. BURGESS, Municipal Judge.”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Racine, Racine County, WI living at 3418 17th Street, the household members were:

“Gordon R. McGregor, head, age 36, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: furnace helper – Manneable iron foundry; Helen C. McGregor, wife, age 31, married, highest grade completed: H-4, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Blaird D. McGregor, son, age 13, single, highest grade completed: 5, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; John H. McGregor, son, age 11, single, highest grade completed: 4, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Betty J. McGregor, daughter, age 10, single, highest grade completed: 3, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Glen E. McGregor, son, age 8, single, highest grade completed: 1, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Milton A. McGregor, son, age 5, single, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Gordon R. McGregor, Jr., son, age 3, single, born in Wisconsin”

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Friday, February 20, 1948, page 6:

   “Mr. and Mrs. Hilmer L. Johnson, 928 Doud St., announce the betrothal of their daughter, Florence, to John H. McGregor, son of Mrs. N. H. Remter of Round Lake, Ill.”

 According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Wednesday, May 22, 1063, page 21:

“Dawn Remter
   First child of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert William Remter, 926 Carroll St., is Dawn Ann, the daughter born Feb. 12 to the former Beverly Marie Fritzler.  Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fritzler of Racine, and Mrs. Helen Remter, Round Lake, Ill. Great-grandparents are Mrs. Carl Koch, Racine, Mrs. Russel Fairfield, Adams, Wis., and Mrs. Augusta Ghysels, Racine.  The baby’s baptismal sponsors are Wayne Remter and Charolett LaCosse.”

According to the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014:

“Helen C. Alsing, SSN: 356-30-7668; last residence: 60046 Lake Villa, Lake, Illinois; born: 17 Feb 1909; died: 29 Nov 1998; State (year) SSN issued: Illinois (1954-1955)”