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Joanie Ingraham (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Illa L. McMillen, age 94, of Baraboo, WI, passed away on Friday, November 27, 1998 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. She was born on July 8, 1904 in Westfield, WI, the daughter of Joseph and Eunice (Pike) Chesky. She married Vernon McMillen on August 23, 1930 and he preceded her in death on September 5, 1972. She married J. Pearl Cull of Manitou Springs, CO, on October 28, 1984 and he preceded her in death in 1988. She graduated from Westfield High School and a two-year teacher's training and taught in several Marquette County country schools. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, CO. She was a member of Lake mason Rebeckah Lodge of Briggsville, and other branches of the Order, and Star of Bethlehem Order of the Eastern Star of Portage for over 50 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Marjorie (Lyle) Getschman of Baraboo; her son, Verle (June) McMillen of Las Vegas, NV; stepson Dr. Ted Cull of Colorado Springs, CO; six grandchildren, Gary and David Getschman, Nancy Batchelder, Bradley and Brian McMillen and Ronald Porter; eight great-grandchildren; Ryan, Becky Jo, Kahla, Skyler, Rachel, Brandon, Tara and Courtney; one sister, Gladys Reid of Beloit; other relatives and friends. In addition to her two husbands, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence and Harlan Chesky.
Memorial services were held in the Rago Funeral Home, Baraboo, on Wednesday, December 9, with Pastor David Gilmore officiating. Burial took place in Hillcrest Cemetery in Endeavor.
The Rago Funeral Home, Baraboo, assisted the family.


Diane Kaye (View posts)
Posted: 20 Oct 2001 5:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am researching Pike, Grant and Crown surnames from Marquette Co; and surrounding areas. Looking for additional information and descendants.
Possibly Josephs spouse, Eunice (Pike) Chesky, is the Eunice Pike I am looking for, can any one help to verify this?

Eunice Pike b/d/m? child of Ransom C. Pike ca1851-1909 & Emma L. Grant ca1861-1931
other siblings known:
Freeman Luther Pike b.January 24, 1896
Elmer E. Pike b.abt.1897-1958 m. Thelma Moore ca.1899-1978

Also looking for family and descendants of Luther Pike b.April 20, 1845 Fort Edward,Washington Co;New York m.March 10, 1867 Sarah Grant b.July 10, 1848 Fort Edward,Washington Co;New York
known children:
Halsey Pike b.December 10, 1869 m.Alice Cotton
Augusta Pike b.November 23, 1872 m.William Summerton
Minnie Pike b.July 26, 1876 m.Howard Yost
Ranson Pike b.September 25, 1879 m.Flora Hammond
George Pike b.July 09, 1881 m.Frona Roller
David Luther Pike b.September 1887 m.Mary Leona Crown
Robert Henry Pike b.July 03, 1888 d.March 27, 1908
Ina Agnes Pike b.February 24, 1891 m.Arthur Fabert


Joanie Ingraham (View posts)
Posted: 23 Oct 2001 1:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am sorry not to be able to take advantage of your information. I am replying to the list in hopes that whoever DID post this message might be able to use it. I did not happen to post the message you are replying to even though the board says I did.
Joanie Ingraham
Posted: 24 Oct 2012 8:48PM GMT
Classification: Cemetery
Surnames: Marquette County WI

Please contact me as i have a map of Marquette County cemeteries that i would love for you to proof for me - I developed the map for my computer cartography class.

Dan McMillen
Posted: 24 Oct 2012 8:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you want Brian McMillen's Address?
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