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and Mrs. Yakel Sr. with their
13 children. The five sons were: Robert Jr., Leonard (Sam), William,
and Milton (Ike). The eight daughters were : Julia Perlick, Meta
Ella Wescott. Lydia Croft, Freda Schmitt, Lillian Hall, Helen Mathison
and Louise Skarbon.
Robert Yakel Sr. on their 50th Wedding
Ferdinand Yakel Sr. was
born in Belle Plaine, Wisconsin on June !!, 1863- He came to the town
How at the age of 14 with his family who homesteaded on the present
Bubolz farm. In 1884, he married Louisa Weinholdt and the couple lived
on the homestead until 1908, when they moved into Suring. Mr. Yakel was
employed for a number of years on the railroad section and was assessor
of the Village of Suring. He was a well known pioneer and enjoyed
and hunting. He died Julys, 1943.
picture of Mr. &
Mrs. Robert Yakel Sr. taken in 1884.