Geraldine was born December 29, 1919, in Paynesville,
Minnesota, daughter of Frank Jahn and Frances Hartmann,
and twin sister of Gerald. She attended elementary and high school
On August 25, 1937, she married Alois John Barthel,
son of Math Barthel and Anna Karsch, in Paynesville. Al was born December
1, 1914, in St. Martin, Minnesota. They lived in Melrose, St Cloud,
Minneapolis, and Paynesville while Al was pursuing a variety of occupations.
Al died March 2, 1968, in Paynesville, and Geraldine
joined him July 18, 1971. They are buried together in the Paynesville
Dale Richard Barthel, born July 23,
1940, in Melrose, Minnesota; married April 15, 1961, in Paynesville
to Donna Marie Revier, who was born September 25, 1940.
Donna's parents are Donald E. Revier and Marie E. Shrump of
Dawn Marie Barthel, born May 13,
1962, in Paynesville. Married May 21, 1983, in St. Cloud
to Mark Wayne Adelman, born July 6, 1962, to Eugene
Adelman and Linda Zimmerman.
Marie Adelman, born September 20, 1987, in St. Cloud.
(2) Leah Nicole Adelman, born December 26, 1996,
in St. Cloud.
Darla Renee Barthel, born July
14, 1964, in Paynesville. Married February 16, 2001, in
St. Cloud to Michael Leon Bourgeois, born June
2, 1955, to Francis Leon Bourgeois and Helen Joyce Von
(1) Shawn Michael
Bourgeois, born September 13, 1995, in Coon Rapids.
Danielle Rae Barthel, born May
3, 1966, in St. Cloud. Married June 21, 1986, in St. Cloud
to Leonard Ronald Juenemann, born August 16, 1963,
to Ronald Juenemann and Audrey David.
Ann Juenemann, born December 23, 1991, in St. Cloud.
(2) Alicia Marie Juenemann, born May 26, 1993,
in St. Cloud.
(3) Tyler Dale Juenemann, born June 29, 1995, in
Dena Marie Barthel, born November
27, 1972, in St. Cloud. Married September 15, 1995, in
St. Cloud to John Joseph Lenneman, born March 19,
1964, to Thomas Henry Lenneman and Joanne Marguerite Oeffling.
(1) Chase Johnathon
Lenneman, born March 8, 1996, in St. Cloud.
Janice Elizabeth Barthel, born April
17, 1945, in Minneapolis. Married in Paynesville June 23,
1972, to Jerome Frank Zumwalde, who was born June 4,
1946, to Alfred Andrew Zumwalde and Caroline Catherine Bellmont.
Jerome and Janice live in Paynesville.
Jeffrey James Zumwalde, born October
Jay Allen Zumwalde, born February
Jana Kay Zumwalde, born March 23,
Steven Gerald Barthel, born July 14,
1946, in Paynesville. Married July 13, 1968, to Jean Ann
Thayer, born October 22, 1948, to Maurice Thayer and Audrey
Michele Lee Barthel, born December
Lisa Marie Barthel, born January
Lynn Ann Barthel, born January 11,
1957, in Paynesville. Married January 14, 1977, to Daniel
Leo Olmscheid, born March 20, 1954. Daniel's parents are
Jerome Aloys Olmscheid and Lorraine Alma Heinen.
Heather Lynn Olmscheid, born February
26, 1977, in Paynesville. Married Michael Hammer.
Nathan Daniel Olmscheid, born July
7, 1979, in Paynesville.
David Dean Barthel, born September
18, 1960, in Paynesville; married April 29, 1983, in Loveland,
Colorado, to Linda Lee Kaiser, born April 13, 1961,
in Sterling, Colorado. Linda's parents are Robert Peter Kaiser
and Delores Ann Glidewell.
Kara Linda Barthel, born June 8,
1984, in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
(1) Gage Evan
Barthel, born September 27, 2000, in Sterling.
Kara married Owen Vernon Fisher, September 30, 2004, in Sterling.
(2) Chloe Tate
Fisher, born August 22, 2004, in Sterling.
Levi Beaumont Barthel, born June
20, 1987, in Paynesville.
Source: Eighteen Cousins, by
Bert Jahn (1988); updated 2004