S: Our Family History
BC: Prepared With Love By Cathy Hesse Owen December 2011
FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: The Owen Family... Ron, Cathy, Michelle & Christine
2: Mother | Grandfather | Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Great Grandfather | Great Grandfather | Cathy Joan Hesse Augut 22, 1955 Madison, Wisconsin | Albert Wayne Hesse July 20, 1927 Cambria, Illinois | Margaret Lucille Schoonover November 27, 1929 Reedsburg, Wisconsin | Heinrich Fredrich Albert Hesse January 27, 1884 Steeleville, Illinois October 30, 1965 | Julia Ann Jones February 8, 1888 Blairsville,llinois October 23, 1977 | Harley Schoonover September 24, 1906 Richland, Wisconsin March 4, 1988 | Josephine Margaret Hoffer March 31, 1908 St. Louis, Missouri December 28, 1994 | Michelle Allison Owen May 30, 1989 San Jose, California
3: Father | Grandfather | Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Great Grandfather | Great Grandfather | Ronald Owen March 30, 1951 Newport Pagnell, England | Watkin Rufus Owen Sepember 11, 1913 Pontardawe, Wales May 17, 1993 | Doreen Lilian Cross February 21, 1922 Potterspury, England September 18, 2006 | James Edgar Cross June 1880 North Riding, Yorkshire England September 1959 | William Owen | Annie Jones | Wise | Christine Lillian Owen November 13, 1991 Gilroy, California
4: This is the "Owen" side of the family. Grampy Owen, also known as Rufus was born and raised in Wales. He was a school teacher. Granny Owen, also known as Lilian was born and raised in England. She was a homemaker. | Ronald Owen was born on March 30, 1951 in Newport Pagnell, County of Buckingham, England.
5: The Owen Family | Doreen Lilian Cross 1922-2006 | Watkin Rufus Owen 1913-1993
6: Cathy Joan Hesse was born in Madion, Wisconsin but also lived in Colorado, New York, California, Arizona, back to California and then to Hawaii | Strike a pose for the camera and smile!
7: Goodbye to the single life...
8: Margaret Schoonover married Albert Hesse on September 3, 1949 in Madison, Wisconsin. They celebrated 50 years, with Bruce, Gary, Cathy and their families in Gilroy, California.
9: The Hesse Family added Margy Day, Debra Parish and Ron Owen in the 1970s and 1980s. In 2009, they celebrated 60 years in Denver, Colorado with all of their adult grandchildren. | The Hesse Family
10: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Albert H & Julia Hesse | Back Row Left to Right: Albert, Henry, Kenneth, Clyde, Mae, Opal, Lucille, Mary Jane
11: Cathy's Aunt Mary, Aunt Dorothy and Cousins Tom and Philip Hesse and their families - July 2000, Wisconsin
12: Great Grandparents | Grandparents | Parents | Harley Schoonover 1906-1988 | Margaret Lucille Schoonover 1929- | Josephine Hoffer 1908-1994 | Joseph Hoffer 1879-1971 | Fred Schoonover 1873-1954 | Heinrich Albert Hesse 1884-1965 | Albert Wayne Hesse 1927- | Cathy Joan Hesse 1955- | Mary Jane Brandt 1868-1927 | Richard Jones 1852-? | Heinrich Hesse 1856-1899 | Julia Ann Jones 1888-1977 | Lurinda Huffman 1850-1932 | Margaretha Beyer 1878-1934 | Wilhelmina Simendal 1870-1927 | Me
13: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | Back row: Al, Jane, John Front row: Theresa. Joseph, Josephine Hoffer | The Joseph Hoffer Family
14: 1981 Mike and Jo Layman's church directory photo | 80th Birthday in Madison, Wisconsin 1988
15: Al and Mal Hoffer visit Jo Layman in Tucson 1994 | 85th Birthday in Tucson 1993
16: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers | 1989
17: Our Family expands with the addition of Michelle in 1989 | 1990
18: We welcome Christine in 1991
19: Christine and Michelle got to spend time with their grandparents and their great-grandmother at home, Hawaii and Arizona (photos 1991-1993)
20: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. | 1997 | 1998 | 1994
21: 2003 | 2003 | 2004
22: 2005 | 2007
23: 2008 | 2009