John Alphonse Ries

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John Alphonse Ries

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Death: March 8, 1958 (74)
Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Ries and Josephine Ries
Husband of Barbara Ries
Father of Alphonse "Funtz" Ries; Vincent M Ries; Clarence T Ries; Dorothy Bierman; Herbert N. Ries and 9 others
Brother of Thomas John Ries; Peter G. Ries and Robert Ries
Half brother of Paulina (Lena) Ries; Nicholas Edward Ries; Anthony "Andy" Peter; Lawrence "Scoop" Ries; Susan Bertha Maiers and 2 others

Managed by: Jacob Alan Wessels
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About John Alphonse Ries

Website lists son "Edwin Ries" but Grandpa Art (Arthur Ries) says that Edward Ries died because of umbilical around neck and was born between himself Arthur and Loretta approximately 1919. Son of John A. Ries and Barbara Elenz

From Dyersville Genealogical Society

Probably the Dyersville Paper

March 8, 1958

" John A Ries Dies, Burial Tuesday Morning

John A. Ries, 74, well know resident of Dyersville, passed away athis home at 115 Nort h Willow Street Saturday morning, March 8, followingan extended illness.

A son of late Michael and Josephine Conrad Reis, he was born April16, 1883, at New Vienn a, IA. He attended the St. Boniface schools and onMay 28, 1907 married to Miss Barbara Elenz, in St. Boniface church. Theycelebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary May 28, 1957.

Mr. Ries was a member fo the Rosary Society, for thirty years he wassecretary of the Hic kory Valley Co-op creamery, township assessor forfifteen years and township clerk fo Ne w Wine township for seven years.

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Alphonse, Sand Springs, IA.,Herbert Greeley, IA., Ar thur of New Vienna, and five daughters Dorothy,Mrs. Ray Biermann, Epworth, IA., Loretta, Mrs . Cletus Brunsmann, NewVienna, Bernice, Mrs. Francis Gassmann, Edgewood, IA., Alma, Mrs. Elme rBrunsmann, and Ester, Mrs. Arthur Steffin, both of Manchester; 54 grandchildren and 8 grea t grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters; Mrs. Anton Maiers, Holy Cross; Mr.Herman Lueken, Luxembu rg and two brothers, Andy Ries, Farley andLawerence Dyersville.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three sons, Vincent,Clarence, and Edwin in infa ncy, four brothers, Tom, Peter, Robert, andEdwin and two sisters Mayme and Lena.

The Funeral was held Tuesday morning, March 11, from Kramer FuneralHome to St. Francis X avier Basilica at nine o'clock. Rev. Wm. Clarkoffered the requiem Mass and Rev. NicholasKrull, fo New vienna,officiated the burial services in St. Boniface Cemetaery in New Vienna.

Casketbearers, all grand sons, were Wm. Ries, Charles Ries, JamesRies, Dick Ries, Rober t Biermann, and David Biermann."

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John Alphonse Ries's Timeline

April 16, 1883
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
January 28, 1909
Age 25
New Vienna, Iowa, United States
April 10, 1910
Age 26
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
September 18, 1911
Age 28
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
September 26, 1913
Age 30
June 14, 1915
Age 32
New Wine, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
January 9, 1917
Age 33
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
June 17, 1919
Age 36
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States