Dorothy Rader1

F, b. February 1875, d. after April 1940
     Dorothy Rader was born in February 1875 at Ohio.1 She married Frank Howard Jones on 15 November 1899 at Hamilton Co., OH.1 Dorothy Rader died after April 1940.

Child of Dorothy Rader and Frank Howard Jones


  1. [S791] 1910 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1195; FHL #1375201.

Eva Anna Rader

F, b. 15 July 1915, d. 29 May 2001
     Eva Anna Rader was born on 15 July 1915 at Allen Co., OH.1 She married Harold Gehring. Eva Anna Rader died on 29 May 2001 at Allen Co., OH, at age 85.

Child of Eva Anna Rader and Harold Gehring


  1. [S2810] 1940 Federal Census, Allen County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3021.

Minerva Rader1

F, b. 1 March 1822, d. 11 October 1885
     Minerva Rader was also known as Minerva Reeder The name on the marriage record is "Reeder", but other circumstantial evidence, including the name of her grandson Charles Rader Chaney, indicates that she probably was a Rader, not a Reeder. DLB 2021. She was born on 1 March 1822 at Ohio.1 She married Jesse Chaney on 24 December 1840 at Highland Co., OH. Minerva Rader died on 11 October 1885 at age 63. She was buried in October 1885 at Barker Cemetery, Pricetown, Highland Co., OH, Findagrave #98786943.

Child of Minerva Rader and Jesse Chaney


  1. [S583] 1870 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1222; FHL #552721.

Sarah Rader1

     Sarah Rader married John Slusser.1

Child of Sarah Rader and John Slusser


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 534.

William Rader

     William Rader married Samantha Susan Starr, daughter of William Fletcher Starr and Sarah Lucas, on 29 March 1857 at Van Buren Co., IA.

Mary Radford

     Mary Radford married James Taylor.

Child of Mary Radford and James Taylor

Anna M. Radick

F, b. circa 1883
     Anna M. Radick was born circa 1883 at Iowa Both parents born Germany, per 1920 census info (Buffalo Gap, SD.) She was the daughter of F. W. Radick and Margaret (?) Anna M. Radick married Edwin Lee Kohl, son of Daniel F. Kohl and Elizabeth Smith, on 3 May 1904 at Lisbon, Linn Co., IA. Anna M. Radick lived in 1920 at Buffalo Gap, Custer Co., SD.

Child of Anna M. Radick and Edwin Lee Kohl

F. W. Radick

     F. W. Radick married Margaret (?).

Child of F. W. Radick and Margaret (?)

George Edward Radigan Sr.

M, b. 4 March 1914, d. 5 October 1966
     George Edward Radigan Sr. was born on 4 March 1914. He married Izetta L. Shepherd. George Edward Radigan Sr. began military service on 18 May 1945 WW II service, U.S. Army Air Corps, enlisted, discharged 13 NOV 1945. He died on 5 October 1966 at age 52. He was buried in October 1966 at Saint Joseph New Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, Findagrave #129284889.

Ernest Radke1

M, b. April 1838
     Ernest Radke was born in April 1838 at Germany.1 He married Catherine Margaretha Brinker on 16 May 1892 at Macon Co., IL.


  1. [S2666] 1900 Federal Census, Macon County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 323; FHL #1240323.

Joy Marie Radke

F, b. 15 December 1942, d. 23 November 2018
     Joy Marie Radke was born on 15 December 1942 at New Market, Taylor Co., IA. She was the daughter of Vanzo Francis Drennen and Agnes Grace Babcock. Joy Marie Radke married Patrick Craig Boyd, son of James Richard Boyd and Marguerite Kennedy, in June 1965 at the First Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA, ceremony by Rev. Dr. C. Vin White. Joy Marie Radke died on 23 November 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North, Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., IA, at age 75

Obituary -- Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa; Saturday, 2 DEC 2018, p.A8 (

MASON CITY -- Joy M. Drennen, 75, of Mason City passed away Friday, November 23, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa in Mason City. Online condolences may be held for the family at

Joy Marie Drennen was born to Venzo Francis Drennen and Agnes Grace (Drennen) Radke on December 15, 1942 in New Market, Iowa. She passed away peacefully on November 23rd, 2018, just shy of her 76th birthday.

Joy was an excellent student and graduated early from Mason City High School, moving on to Iowa State Teachers College, now UNI, where she earned her degree.

She met Patrick Craig Boyd in Waterloo while working as a journalist for the Waterloo Courier. Her car broke down and Pat helped push it out of the way. They married six months later in June of 1965 and settled in Iowa Falls where she worked for Ellsworth College while Pat taught English at Iowa Falls High. Their first daughter, Jessica, was born in February of 1967 and was followed almost exactly two years later by Annie.

In 1972, the family moved to Berkeley, CA with Maisie the dog and Brister the Siamese cat. Joy worked for the University of California at Berkeley Extension, putting her writing abilities to good use applying for grants for community projects.

Joy returned to Mason City in the early 1990s and stayed to be close to her mother, Agnes.

Joy was an avid reader and enjoyed murder mysteries as well as historical fiction. She was also an accomplished journalist and continued writing for the Mason City Globe Gazette, publishing her last article shortly before her death.

In addition to writing, Joy loved her cats. She had several throughout her life and could tell you stories about each and every one -- from Jinx to Tammy to Brister, Kvetch and Sam. Her alst few cats were all loved but Junior was her favorite.

Joy was preceded in death by her father, Vanzo, mother Agnes, sister Mary Anne, step-father Leland, and ex-husband, Patrick. She is survived by her daughters Annie Boyd and Jessica Boyd and her granddaughter Kathleen Truskolaski, sisters Peggy Spore and Diane Drennen, as well as many friends here in Mason City. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, please donate to an animal welfare charity of your choice.

Arrangements are with Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Mason City, Iowa 50401, 641-423-0924,

Thomas Ernest Radloff1

M, b. 14 November 1907, d. 3 December 1978
     Thomas Ernest Radloff was born on 14 November 1907 at Winneshiek Co., IA.1 He married Zelda Irene Small on 24 October 1934 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. Thomas Ernest Radloff died on 3 December 1978 at Iowa City, Johnson Co., IA, at age 71. He was cremated.


  1. [S2309] 1940 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1177.

Katherine Radovanovich

F, b. 1891, d. 1973
     Katherine Radovanovich was born in 1891. She married Andrew Cernava Sr. Katherine Radovanovich died in 1973. She was buried in 1973 at Saint Marys of Morges Catholic Cemetery, Morges, Carroll Co., OH, Findagrave #109584692.

Child of Katherine Radovanovich and Andrew Cernava Sr.

Fannie Florence Taffila Radtke

F, b. 28 April 1893
     Fannie Florence Taffila Radtke was born on 28 April 1893 at Michigan. She married George B. Smith on 9 May 1913. Fannie Florence Taffila Radtke was buried on 18 December 1975 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI, Find A Grave Memorial# 21154565.

Child of Fannie Florence Taffila Radtke and George B. Smith

Martina Rady

F, b. 29 January 1837, d. 28 July 1920
     Martina Rady married David Engleman, son of Thomas Jefferson Engleman and Susannah Baker. Martina Rady was buried at Wolfe Cemetery, Floyd Co., IN. She was born on 29 January 1837 at Georgetown Twp., Floyd Co., IN. She died on 28 July 1920 at Georgetown Twp., Floyd Co., IN, at age 83.

Children of Martina Rady and David Engleman

Elizabeth Audrey Rae

F, b. 7 December 1910, d. 11 January 1994
     Elizabeth Audrey Rae was born on 7 December 1910 at Arriba, Lincoln Co., CO. She was the daughter of William H. Rae and Eleanor Scifers. Elizabeth Audrey Rae married Charles Seymour Holmes, son of Clifford Edward Holmes and Flora Esther Payne, on 4 June 1931 at Chehalis, Lewis Co., WA. Elizabeth Audrey Rae died on 11 January 1994 at Gila Co., AZ, at age 83 Dates per SSDI, last residence Globe.

Children of Elizabeth Audrey Rae and Charles Seymour Holmes

Thelma Marie Rae

F, b. 2 July 1913, d. 11 December 1989
     Thelma Marie Rae was born on 2 July 1913 at Arriba, Lincoln Co., CO. She was the daughter of William H. Rae and Eleanor Scifers. Thelma Marie Rae married Norval Leverett Cunningham on 9 June 1949 at Montasano, Grays Harbor, WA. Thelma Marie Rae married Charles A. Barnett on 7 March 1961 at King Co., WA. Thelma Marie Rae died on 11 December 1989 at Grays Harbor Co., WA, at age 76 Dates per SSDI, last residence Hoquiam.

William H. Rae

M, b. 26 March 1883, d. 17 December 1932
     William H. Rae was born on 26 March 1883 at Michigan. He was the son of William H. Rae and Alma Almey Lillie. William H. Rae married Eleanor Scifers, daughter of John Landon Scifers and Elizabeth Catherine Loughead, on 12 January 1909 at Lakeview, Montcalm Co., MI. William H. Rae died on 17 December 1932 at Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 49.

Children of William H. Rae and Eleanor Scifers

William H. Rae

M, b. 1858, d. 1943
     William H. Rae was born in 1858 at Galt, Ontario, Canada. He married Alma Almey Lillie. William H. Rae died in 1943 at Lakeview, Montcalm Co., MI.

Child of William H. Rae and Alma Almey Lillie

Emelia Henrietta Raebel

F, b. 11 January 1893, d. 17 June 1985
     Emelia Henrietta Raebel was born on 11 January 1893 at Illinois. She married Rudolf Dallinger on 30 September 1915 at Wheaton, Traverse Co., MN. Emelia Henrietta Raebel died on 17 June 1985 at East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 92. She was buried in June 1985 at Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL, Findagrave #135868529.

Child of Emelia Henrietta Raebel and Rudolf Dallinger

Elizabeth Raeger1

F, b. 3 August 1814, d. 7 February 1907
     Elizabeth Raeger was born on 3 August 1814 at Ross Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of George Raeger and Margaret LaCount. Elizabeth Raeger married Allen Mills, son of Charles Mills and Sarah Niswonger, on 20 August 1829 at Hocking Co., OH, Ceremony by David Johnson, J.P. Elizabeth Raeger died on 7 February 1907 at Hocking Co., OH, at age 92. She was buried in February 1907 at South Bloomingville Cemetery, South Bloomingville, Hocking Co., OH, Findagrave #84274003.

Children of Elizabeth Raeger and Allen Mills


  1. [S4550] 1850 Federal Census, Vinton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 736; FHL #444729.
  2. [S356] 1860 Federal Census, Hocking County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 988; FHL #803988.

George Raeger

     George Raeger married Margaret LaCount.

Child of George Raeger and Margaret LaCount

Mary Catherine Raffel

F, b. 1901, d. 8 March 1982
     Mary Catherine Raffel was born in 1901 at Ohio.1 She married John William Beilharz. Mary Catherine Raffel died on 8 March 1982 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH. She was buried in March 1982 at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH, Findagrave #84837958.

Child of Mary Catherine Raffel and John William Beilharz


  1. [S1987] 1940 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3251.

Abram Rafferty

M, b. circa 1850
     Abram Rafferty was born circa 1850 at Indiana. He was the son of William Rafferty and Elizabeth Lawrence.

John A. Rafferty

M, b. circa 1853
     John A. Rafferty was born circa 1853 at Indiana. He was the son of William Rafferty and Elizabeth Lawrence.

Mary C. Rafferty

F, b. circa 1858
     Mary C. Rafferty was born circa 1858 at Illinois. She was the daughter of William Rafferty and Elizabeth Lawrence.

Mary Sabina Rafferty

F, b. 6 September 1886
     Mary Sabina Rafferty was born on 6 September 1886. She married Oliver Wendell Ketner, son of William Brumfield Ketner and Mary Miles Pearson, on 10 July 1913.

Child of Mary Sabina Rafferty and Oliver Wendell Ketner

Nancy J. Rafferty

F, b. circa 1849
     Nancy J. Rafferty was born circa 1849 at Dearborn Co., IN. She was the daughter of William Rafferty and Elizabeth Lawrence.

William Rafferty

M, b. circa 1828
     William Rafferty was born circa 1828 at Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Lawrence, daughter of Jonathan Lawrence and Catherine Elizabeth Yeager, on 22 October 1848 at Dearborn Co., IN.

Children of William Rafferty and Elizabeth Lawrence

Mary Rafter1

     Mary Rafter married Martin W. Malone.1

Child of Mary Rafter and Martin W. Malone


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.140.