Worth High School Student Of the Week
Is Accomplished Poet, Writer, Mathmatician,
Teacher, and Ball Player
Debra Miller Lake Worth, FL, Herald
At seventeen, Luke Lobsinger
IV is already a published poet and writer. Lobsinger attends
Lake Worth High School where he has taken honor courses from
Trigonometry to creative writing.
is a very bright and extremely nice young man," said Mary
Thompson. "As one of his teachers, I am amazed that he
is so versatile in his studies. He is not only involved in creative
courses but he's also an athlete."
is involved in all aspects of high school. He is a four year
varsity baseball player and a member of the Varsity Club. he
is involved with the yearbook, a published poet, magazine writer
and newsletter layout artist.
has won several contests and awards such as First Place Junior
Achievement, Project Business Contest, National English Merit
Award, & Presidential Physical Fitness Award. Lobsinger
also won the United States Achievement Academy National, a prestigious
honor very few students can hope to attain. The Academy recognizes
less than 10 percent of all American high school students. The
winners are chosen upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers,
coaches, counselors and other qualified sponsors.
criteria for selection are a student's academic performance,
interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility,
enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude
and cooperative spirit, dependability and recommendation from
a teacher or directors.
is a student who will take a challenge, he was in my advanced
placement class and moved up from a lower level class,"
said Thompson. "He recognized that this was going to be
a challenge. He enjoys a challenge and handles it well."
is also involved in local government and city programs such
as Make a Difference Day and Project Lake Worth, programs in
which efforts were made to clean up the city. He has also been
involved in community projects such as Project Graduation, Food
for Families, and he also participated in the Adam Walsh Foundation's
24 hour relay.
is a teaching assistant in journalism and computers. He has
taken several courses in computer applications, communications
technology I and II and practical business skills.
is a delight, a very likable person," Thompson said. "l
wish him well in everything that he does."
was listed in the 98th percentile and recently scored 640 in
verbal skills and 600 in math skills on his SAT as well as 28
composite on his ACT. Lobsinger works as a writer for a trade
journal where he conducts phone and personal interviews, drafts
and composes stories. He works part time at the Banana Boat
as a food expediter.
plans to attend Jacksonville College where he will major in
physical science and further pursue a career in pharmacy or
optical engineering. Lobsinger is the son of Rhonda Lobsinger
and the late Luke Lobsinger III. His grandparents are Louella
and Phil Lobsinger of Huntsville, Arkansas, and William and
the late Marion Allison.
the Lobsinger family tree, Luke's order of descendancy is as
follows: Unknown Lobsinger, Antoine, Etienne, (Count) Antoine,
(Count) Jean Louis, (Count) Joseph, Peter, Joseph J, Luke William
I, Phillip Alexander, Luke William III, and Luke William IV,
(Luke William II was a brother of Phillip Alexander who was
killed in WWII - House of Peter)
Branches On The Family Tree
and Mary Jane (Lobsinger) Alberty, Tulsa, OK., announce the
birth of a new daughter, Elizabeth Marie Alberty. She was born
April 9, 1996 weighing 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches
long (tall?). She joins here sister Katherine at the Alberty
home. (House of Peter)
Peter Lobsinger, son of Paul Joseph and Marg Lobsinger, was
born on grandfather Gordon Lobsinger's birthday, May 11, 1996.
No other details.
Renee Schulte was born June 3,1996 in Grand Haven, Mi., to Gregory
Michael and Shiela Renee' (Smith) Schulte. She was a 5 pound
20 once bundle of joy 18 inches long who arrived at 4 in the
morning. (House of Joseph)
Nichole Eberlein, daughter of Karen Lynne (Schulte) and Mark
Gerald Eberlein, was born December 13, 1995 in Grand Rapids,
Ml at 10:15 pm, weighing 6 pounds. She was 20 inches long.
Mark Lobsinger joined his two brothers Shaun and Stephen in
the Byron Lobsinger family on July 3rd at 8:56 pm. He was a
big youngster at 8 pounds, 11 ounces, 21 inches long. Proud
parents are Byron Louis and Christine Lobsinger of Lake Worth,
FL. (House of Peter)
Richard Lobsinger, Darci Oakley
Set September 7 Wedding
Steven Richard Lobsinger
and Darci Oakley have set September 7, 1996 as the date for
their wedding in Norman, OK. Steven is the son of Robert and
Susan Lobsinger of Newkirk, OK, and Darci is the daughter of
the late Jerry Oakley.
is a 1991 graduate of Arkansas City High School and a 1993 graduate
from Cowley County Community College. In December, she will
graduate from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor's of
is a 1990 graduate of Newkirk High School and a 1995 graduate
of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Electrical Engineering.
He is currently employed by Seagate Technology in Oklahoma City.
(House of Peter)
7th, 1945 - April 9, 1996. Services for Martha Franklin Ausburn,
50, of College Station were held at 5 pm Saturday at Memorial
Funeral Chapel in Bryan, TX. The Rev. Audrey Nelson officiated.
Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was from 8 am
to service time Saturday in the funeral home.
Ausburn died Tuesday, April 9th in College Station. She was
born in Memphis and was a school teacher. She was a member of
Unity Church in College Station.
include her father, Dr. Ted Franklin of Bryan; a son, Jonathan
Ausburn of College Station; a daughter, Daphna Ausburn of College
Station; two brothers, Dr. John Edward Franklin of Lynchburg,
VA., and Dr. Joe W. Franklin of Edmond, OK.; four sisters, Marianne
Franklin of Galveston, Betty Franklin Harrelson of Logan, Utah,
Judy F. Franklin of Houston and Janis Marie Franklin of Bryan;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
may be made to the Cushing Memorial Library Fund, care of Texas
A&M University, 1501 Texas Avenue S., College Station 77840-3398
(House of Paul)
Mildred (Yandt) Dawson
Mildred Dawson died at the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga
on Thursday, March 14, 1996 and will be deeply missed by her
husband of 35 years, Ken Dawson.
mother of son Scott, daughter Tracey and son-in-law Jeff Pedneault.
Daughter of the late Henry and Marian (Lobsinger) Yandt. She
is survived by her sister Audrey and brother in-law Ted Ruetz
of Mississauga, sister Adela and brother-in-law Norman Ward,
and brothers Stan Yandt and sister in law Lorraine of Hanover,
and Wilbur and sister-in-law Irene of London. A memorial service
was held on Saturday, March 16th at the Nededuk Funeral Home,
Mississauga, ON. Sandy will be sadly missed by both her family
and her many friends.
Pearl Lobsinger of Mildmay, ON., passed away at County of Bruce
General Hospital on Friday, April 5, 1996 in her 92nd year.
Ellen Mahoney was the beloved wife of the late Charles Lobsinger.
Dear mother of Mary Christine and her husband James Goetz of
Mildmay and the late Harold Lobsinger. Loving grandmother of
Peter Goetz and his wife Cathy of Cambridge and Jim Goetz, Jr.,
of Toronto. Friends paid their respects at the Greg Roberts
Funeral Home, Mildmay on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to
9 pm with a vigil service Sunday evening at 8:45 pm. Funeral
Mass was conducted by Fr. Michael Bennett in Sacred Heart R.C.
Church, Mildmay, on Monday, April 8, 1996 at 11 am. Interment
was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Mildmay. The pallbearers were
Allan Goetz, Al Dosman, Ray Bietz, Simon Breig, Eric Parsons,
and John Schmidt.
former resident of Mildmay, Marjorie (Lobsinger) Paulitzki of
Elliot Lake, ON., passed away at St. Joseph General Hospital,
Elliot Lake on Wednesday, August 16, 1995.
leaves to mourn her loss, her husband Roy of Elliot Lake; three
daughters and a son: Debbie and Peter Puzak; Linda and John
Roper; David and Cindy; Joanne and Jeff Hunter all from Elliot
Lake. Grandmother of David, Jamie-Lee, Tyler, Kody, Cassie,
Krista and Chelsea; daughter of the late Howard and Leona Lobsinger;
sister of Marlene and Leonard Schwehr of Blind River; James
and Sharon Lobsinger of Huntsville; John and Iona Lobsinger
of Garson; Pat and Bob Armstrong of Elliot Lake; Doug and Zita
Lobsinger of Pickering; and Linda and Paul D'Amour from Calgary,
Mass was held on Saturday, August 19, 1995 at Our Lady of Fatima
Church. Memorial donations to the Cancer Society or charity
of your choice were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Updated Information On
House of Joseph Carl Lobsinger
Schulte of Grand Rapids, MI., sends new information concerning
the House of Joseph Carl Lobsinger, a branch of the Canadian
the beginning: An unnamed Lobsinger appeared in Langatte France
about 1650. One of his sons was a fellow named Antoine Lobsinger
who had a son named Etienne. Etienne was the father of Antoine
Lobsinger who became the companion and tithe collector for the
parish priest, thereby earning the title of "Count".
title was passed on to his son Jean Louis Lobsinger, then to
Jean Louis' son Joseph Lobsinger, who, with two of his brothers,
immigrated to the United states in the first half of the 1800s.
Count Joseph settled in Ontario Canada and one of his children
was Joseph Carl Lobsinger, whom we designate as the patriarch
of the House of Joseph.
Carl Lobsinger had 4 children by his first wife Mary Anne Weiler,
and another 9 by his second wife Josephine Emil.
Paul(Petter)Lobsinger was the fourth child born to Joseph Carl
and Josephine Emil. He married Francisca Maszynski (SP?) and
they had 8 children of their own. One of them was William Edmund
Valentine Lobsinger, born 13 October 1899 in Millersburg, MI.
married Minnie Walters, who was the mother of his two children,
Glenadine Louise and Mildred Lobsinger. Later, William married
Gladys Stang, but had no more children.
Lobsinger married John W. Carter on 30 April 1923 at Alma, MI.,
and one of their children, Jacklyn D Carter is the wife of Terry
K. Schulte, family historian and provider of this information
bringing the family up to the current generation.
information has been added to our data base and while entirely
too long to print in a story, it will appear in a family chart
in a future issue. In the meantime, complete GEDCOM files of
the Lobsinger family are available for Macintosh computers.
The file is huge, now, and takes up a couple of megabites of
memory and lots of disc space. We will be happy to send either
the entire data base, or extract your particular lineage and
ancestry from it, if you want a copy. We are working on getting
the data base loaded on the internet, where you can download
it when you wish. More info on that when we get it done.
brings the family of Joseph Carl down to the two great-great
granddaughters of William Edmund Valentine Lobsinger: The most
recent to arrive are Kristina Nichole Eberlein, born 13
1995 to Mark and Karen (Schulte) Eberlein; and Kayleigh Renee
Schulte, born 03 June 1996 to Gregory and Shiela (ie and not
ei) Schulte. The girls are, of course, Terry's latest grandchildren.
From The Mail Bag
Rita (Lobsinger) McDonnell comes a nice note inviting us to
Chilliwack, B.C., for a reunion of the descendants of Louis
George Steven Lobsinger. The reunion was held July 13 in Burnaby.
Unfortunately, we couldn't be there as we burned up all our
vacation time visiting my mother in South Florida this year.
went on a cruise from June 1 to 8th on a beautiful new Sun Princess
ship with three friends. They were on the wrong side of the
boat to view the Orcas and Dolphins, Rita says, but the trip
was wonderful anyway. It's also nice to be back home, she reports.
This is Rita's third cruise (and last, she says).
brother Lorne Lobsinger and wife Elly were down in Oregon and
Upper California during June, she reports, and that's why we
haven't heard from him lately.
grows tomato plants and geraniums on her patio in her spare
time, and says her sisters Ruby Chase and Marie Bartolome are
looking forward to the reunion as well. So are Penny and Al
Spidel (Penny is Ruby's daughter). They live in Nanaimo on Vancouver
Island. Wish we could have been there.(House of George)
the Internet, we get an occasional message from Harvey and Beverlee
Lobsinger of Edina, MN.. Harvey notes the dreary weather and
farming outlook for our area of the country as recorded in the
Wall Street Journal on May 22. Fortunately, the big city media
paint a picture worse than it really is. . (House of Peter)
Long, Buffalo, NY., sends a short note and is keeping her spirits
up in spite of a bad year with heart problems and a couple of
cancer operations. She's going on 89 and says she enjoys the
newsletter. (House of Louis)
B. Franklin, a descendent of Paul Lobsinger, sent us a new address.
He has worked as a Petroleum landman for many years out of Amarillo
Texas. (House of Paul)
brother Ted Franklin, now a retired veterinarian in Bryan, TX.,
reports that I got a few details mixed up in the last newsletter.
This is not surprising, as the older I get, the more details
there are to mix up. Ted also sends the obit on his third daughter
Martha, who passed away in April, leaving 2 children. They will
be cared for by Ted's youngest son Joe, who is an M.D. doing
his residency in Oklahoma City. (Interesting side note: My son-in-law,
Chuck Crabtree's brother is also doing his residency in Okla
City and he and Dr. Joe work together... small world.) (House
Walsh, Brantford, ON., writes that the long Canadian winter
is a bit more than they wanted this year. Her letter arrived
in May, and she says it still hadn't warmed up a bit. Other
than the weather, things in Brantford seem to be fine for her
branch of the family. (House of Louis)
and Elly Lobsinger of Maple Ridge, BC, did drop us a card in
May, before they started their springtime travels in Oregon
and California. The post card is a picture of log cabins at
the Hay U Ranch near Yahk, BC, which is the last business Lorne
was in before he retired. (House of George)
and John Schmidt write that they, too, are tired of the Canadian
winter, but the violets are peeking out from under the snow
in early May when Dolores dropped us her note. She promises
that this year they are going to get their cabin by the lake
opened up earlier. She reports that it appears there will be
representatives from nearly all the Lobsinger families at the
Mildmay Lobsinger Reunion that was held in early June. We haven't
received any reports on how that went, and we were unable to
make it this year. We might get some pictures and reports yet,
before I close out this newsletter. Hope everyone had a good
says John is playing horseshoes, so he's happy, but kids are
having a tough time finding jobs even after college graduation.
She sent some of the clippings we've reproduced in this newsletter,
and reports that Ellen Lobsinger was in poor health for the
past year, so her death was not unexpected. She adds that staying
home during the winter was not one of the best decisions they
have made, except for the exchange rate savings... (House of
J. Lobsinger, Jr., dropped us a note asking that we wish him
luck in his new venture. He left a successful career as an institutional
stockbroker in Detroit in early May to form a new consulting
business in San Francisco and to tackle his life-long dream
to write music for movies. He is the son of Louis J. Lobsinger,
Sr. of Flushing Ml., and grandson of Joseph Lobsinger of Detroit,
Ml. (House of Louis)
A. Baker, Marathon, FL, is the mother-in-law of Teresa Ann (Lobsinger)
Baker. She dropped us a note to let us know she enjoys the newsletter
and is a genealogy buff herself. She sent Teresa's husband's
ancestry to us. His name is Brian Linn Baker. Teresa and Brian
both operate retail clothing stores in the Miami, FL., area.
Sara, retired, lives on a sailboat in the Florida Keys and says
she has a "wonderful life." (House of Peter)
John and Barb Zitars
of Waterloo, ON., sent us a photo of Joey, born Sept. 1, 1993,
so we'll be happy to put it in here with the rest of the pictures
of the newest generation of Lobsinger descendants. (House of
and Allean Lobsinger, Apache Junction, AZ and Denver, CO., send
us greetings. Harold notes that he started his 90th year on
March 29th at 5:30 am. Says Harold, " The Human Heart is
a wonderful machine. "Over the years mine has beat an average
of 75 times a minute." As of his birthday, Harold says,
his heart has been beating for 46,810,000 minutes. "That
means my heart has beat 3,510,750,000 times... If they could
only build cars that would run that good for that long!"(House
brother Dale L Lobsinger from Oceanside, CA., sent us some postage
money and a note... "Here is a very belated check with
my apologies. Was over to see brother Harold for his 90th birthday
and he looks and acts great!" Well, Dale, I forgot to take
the check out of the envelope until just now, so I'm belatedly
cashing it. Hope I haven't messed up your bookkeeping beyond
repair!. Sorry. (House of Antoine)
Janet Mikol, who works among the poor, of Liverpool, England,
drops us a kind letter about what a good service we are doing
for the family. But in one week in her neighborhood someone
crashed a stolen car, there was a gunman in an apartment building,
and there was a gang fight with machetes in the streets. "If
I stopped to think about it all, I'd probably pack up and move
away, but some one's needed to work here. Why not me?"
Well, we know who's really doing the great service... (House
Lobsinger, St. Clair Shores, MI, writes to send his annual postage
donation and to "let you know I am still living at age
94." David and his brother Irwin (Lobby) are the last survivors
of a family of 11 children of John Lobsinger. "I am proud
to say I have every copy of the Lobsinger Newsletter and go
through them and enjoy them periodically." (House of Louis)
Greetings to everyone from Anne Margrett of Brantford, ON.,
and more comments on the harsh winter. I think I'm glad we live
in Oklahoma, where we only have to put up with tornadoes and
dust storms. (House of Louis)
we're talking about the weather, here's an interesting tidbit
for you movie buffs: The movie "Twister" which came
out this summer, was filmed in Oklahoma, and many shots were
in the Newkirk area. Most of it wound up on the cutting room
floor, but the pickup truck featured throughout the movie was
at one time owned by a Newkirk rural mailman. It was rebuilt
and repainted for the movie role. While the story was pretty
weak and the facts about our tornadoes pretty "twisted"
out of shape, the special effects were quite fantastic, even
if they didn't depict what really happens when a twister comes
conversations in the past few months have included messages
from Theresa M. Lobsinger (firstname.lastname@example.org). We tried to
send her a copy of the data base, but it is either too large,
or got garbled in transmission. Theresa is the daughter of Susan
(Graff) and Victor Lobsinger. Susan is in possession of the
original First Communion Certificate of Francis Xavier Lobsinger,
dated 1891, according to Theresa. Theresa is a Health Care Aide
at a nursing home. (House of Peter)
brother, Paul Lobsinger, who is a detective with the Sexual
Assault Squad of the Metropolitan Toronto Police, copied the
data base and found out it was too large for the computer's
memory, so we extracted just his branch of the family. You can
contact Paul at: email@example.com.
also provided us with some additional members of his own family
since last I had heard from them back about 1989. New additions
include Zachary Daniel Lobsinger born 8 October 1989 and Megan
Francis Lobsinger born 11 January 1992.
has also uncovered an interesting site on the Internet. It's
a searchable cemetery index with many family names. Lots of
Lobsingers and where they are planted. URL is: http:// www.islandnet.com/ocfa/
homepage.html, in case anyone wants to chase it down.
wandering around in cyberspace, I ran into a fellow named Walter
Loepsinger of Munich, CR., He says his name is actually spelled
Lopsinger but he added the 'e' to compensate for not having
an o-umlaut on his keyboard.
Walter is not aware of any Lobsingers in the area, the name
is so close, I think there has to be some kind of connection.
Walter says his father told him his ancestors came from the
region of a small village in southern Germany with the name
of Lopsingen. The village is several hundred years old. Walter
says a nearby city that was built in the middle ages, by the
name of Nordlingen, has a gate called Lopsinger Tor (Gate to
Lopsingen). This fits stories I have heard about a "castle
in Germany with a Lobsinger gate."
yet had time to contact the Historical Society in Nordlingen
(which has now absorbed the village of Lopsingen) but I bet
they will have some interesting information for us.
says his name is pretty rare in Germany, maybe about I0 people
besides his family. One of them lives in Munich, however.
anyone know a Mary Louise Lobsinger who works as a set or costume
designer with Pipedream Communications in Toronto, Ontario?
What family does she belong to? I found her name listed with
a touring dance company performing in Austria. After emailing
the company, their secretary told me she was from Toronto. For
awhile, I thought maybe I had discovered a real European Lobsinger.
F. Lobsinger, Lake Worth, FL., has a new computer and is trying
to get up to speed on it. His address is: ONEFIREMAN@aol.com.
John is a fireman, if you couldn't guess. He is also a proud
grandpa and will be pleased to see the pictures of his two grandkids,
Katrina and Samantha Lobsinger up above. They are the children
of his son John F. Lobsinger, Jr., and wife Marsha, who live
in Bethany, OK. (House of Peter)
and Samantha Lobsinger with 'Baby'
Lobsinger, up in Idaho, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, sent
us the addresses of the rest of her family, so we can put them
on our mailing list.
and Dana Cummings, Kennewick, WA.; Valerie Lobsinger, Redondo
Beach, CA.; and Stephanie and John Collins, Richland, WA. should
all get copies of this newsletter. (House of Michel)
daughter of Phillip A. Lobsinger and wife Carolyn of Lake Worth,
FL., is a fresh graduate of the University of Florida with a
BS in Aerospace Engineering. I ran into her address on the Internet,
too. You can contact her at: <email@example.com>.
Heather is still at the university, going to grad school. She
asked me not to run her high school band photo, so I won't,
but there is another picture of her and also a picture of her
sister Stacy in here
somewhere. (House of Peter)
Byron Lobsinger and his wife Christine are proud parents of
a new full size almost football player named Shane Mark. See
birth announcement. Byron and Chris live in Lake Worth, FL.,
where he is a UPS employee.
W. Lobsinger and wife Susan (that's us) spent their vacation
time this year in Florida visiting RWL's mother, who is now
in a nursing home in Lake Worth, and the rest of the siblings
and rug rats of the area.
spent some time at Dizzy Land, and then toured the old castle
San Marcos at St. Augustine, as well as the old city. Haven't
been there since 1952 when I was in the 2nd grade. Seems like
the castle used to be much bigger...
there, we drove to Lake Worth and spent the rest of the week
visiting with brother John, the fireman; brother Byron, the
UPS guy; brother Patrick, the rooky fireman; and brother Mike,
who actually lives in Port St. Lucy and works in a concrete
stress lab. Was nice to see them all, but the weather is too
humid for me.
Congratulations to Mike
Lobsinger, Mildmay, ON., for capturing First Place in the
recent Area Speaking Competition held at Formosa, ON. There
were seven elementary schools entered and the winners will now
compete in the Bruce County finals. Michael placed First in
the Intermediate division.
is the son of Richard and Chyleen Lobsinger of Mildmay, ON.
(House of Peter)
Lobsinger, Kitchener, ON., is proud of his new grandson, but
two of his boys are new fathers. Figure that one out.
how it works: Gordon's boy Paul Joseph and his wife Marg have
a new baby boy named Steven Peter Lobsinger. Gordon's other
son Daniel Anthony was ordained May 1 l and is now "Father"
Daniel. Gordon's second cousin, Bishop Thomas Lobsinger of Whitehorse,
YT, conferred the sacrament of Holy Orders upon Dan. (House
Of The Family Of The Late
Leslie Lorenzo Lobsinger:
row - Andy Goveia and Kristin Lane. Second row - Amanda Lane,
Robert Lane, Ruth Lane. Third row - Marlene Goveia, Carol Lane,
Deborah Graham, Irene Lobsinger (wife of Leslie Lorenzo), Laura
Lane. Fourth row - William Goveia, Steve Graham, Roger Lane,
Jeff Lane. The photo represents 4 generations. Irene Lobsinger,
matriarch of the family, is the mother of Carol Lane; grandmother
of Debbie Graham, Roger Lane, Marlene Goveia and Jeff Lane;
great grandmother of Amanda Lane, Kristin Lane and Andy Goveia.
Irene's husband Leslie Lobsinger passed away Nov. 23, 1990.
From the beginning, line of succession is: Unknown Lobsinger,
Antoine, Etienne, Antoine, Jean Louis, Michel, Joseph, Joseph
Nicolas, Lorenz Joseph, Leslie Lorenzo, Carol Lobsinger (Lane)
and siblings, Roger Lane and cousins, Kristin Lane and 2nd cousins.
(House of Michel)
Father Daniel Anthony Lobsinger C.R.
place on May 11, 1996 at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church
in Kitchener, ON. Left to right are Gordon Lobsinger (Daniel's
father), Father Dan Lobsinger, Bishop Thomas Lobsinger O.M.I.,
D.D., Bishop of Whitehorse, YT., Yvonne Lobsinger (Dan's Mother),
and Rev. Lorford Keasey, C.R. Provincial Superior of the Congregation
of the Resurrection, Ontario-Kentuky Province.
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