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The following information was gathered by my grandmother, Lucille Mildred Foster, over the course of many years.  I have tried to duplicate the formatting that she used as much as possible.  Links will take you to my formatted tables.  If you find any names that match your own history, please contact me at

Second Generation: Carl and Minnie Westphal Block

Third Generation:

  1. Louise Block
    b: March 27, 1892  Germany

    Married: Edward W. Niss  March 12, 1892(?)  Wheaton, Minn

    born: June 10, 1898  Dekalb, Ill.
    died: March 27, 1936  St. Paul, Minn.
    buried at Little Falls, Minn.

    4th Generation

    1. Alida Hazel Niss
      b: Jan. 6, 1914  Wheaton, Minn.
      d: Oct. 29, 1927  Little Falls, Minn.
    2. Edna Jeanie Niss
      b: Feb. 14, 1917  Wheaton, Minn.
      d: Oct. 9, 1917  Little Falls, Minn.

2nd Marriage to Lennis M. DePriest  March 4, 1944
                b: March 27, 1897
                d: April 15, 1976  Palmer, Alaska

  1. Elsie Block
    b: April 14, 1893     Germany
    d: Sept. 3, 1976      Wheaton, Minn (age 83)

    Married: Aielt Lupkes     Sept 24, 1913     Wheaton, Minn.
             b: Feb 3. 1891     Ackley, Iowa
             d: Sept. 10, 1946  Adrian, Minn.
             buried at Wheaton, Minn.

    4rd Generation

    1. Carl Lupkes
      b: Jan. 20, 1914 on farm in Traverse County
      d: Nov. 13, 1983  Seattle, WA

      Married: Lucille M. Foster  April 5, 1936  International Falls, Minn.

      5th Generation
      1. Patricia Ann Lupkes
        b: Jan. 6, 1937  International Falls, Minn.

        Married: Richard Spoonamore  Aug. 5, 196?  International Falls, Minn.
                 b: May 11, 1935

        6th Generation
        1. David James Spoonamore
          b: Oct. 24, 1963  Arkon, Ohio
        2. Mark Allen Spoonamore
          b: April 9, 1966  Indiana, Penn.

      5th Generation:

      1. Stanley Gordon Lupkes
        b: July 9, 1940  International Falls, Minn.

        Married: Cheryl Brandon (divorced)

        6th Generation
        1. Chad Aaron Lupkes
          b: May 29, 1969  Seattle, Wash.

        Married: Susan Forsyth (divorced)

      2. Neil Thomas Lupkes
        b: Dec 19, 1944  International Falls, Minn.

        Married: Norma Jean Banning  Aug. 22, 1965  Lemmon, S.D.
                 b: Aug. 3, 1944  Lake Wilson, Minn.

        6th Generation:

        1. Todd Allen Lupkes
          b: May 3, 1969  Auburn, Wash.
        2. Kirk Ryon Lupkes
          b: Feb 26, 1972  Centralia, Wash.

    4th Generation

    1. Bernice Katherine Lupkes
      b: Dec. 19, 1920  Wheaton, Minn.
      d: March 8, 1966  Harbor Beach, Mich.
      buried at Wheaton, Minn.

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