The Story of Gladys Tornow and Descendants

by Edna Hathorne
Gladys Tornow
BIRTH:09 Mar 1919 - Plover, Marathon, WI
DEATH:25 Jun 2003 - Antigo, Langlade, WI
BURIAL:11 Jul 2003 - Mattoon, Shawano, WI

Gladys was married 08 Jun 1940 in Wisconsin, USA to:

John Schmitt
BIRTH:14 Jul 1910 - Wisconsin, USA
DEATH:30 Aug 1965 - Emmet, Dodge, WI

Children of John and Gladys Schmitt:

Jacqueline(22 Mar 1953 - 07 Nov 1996)

Gladys was married 01 Sep 1962 in Antigo, Langlade, WI to:

Norman Steinbach
BIRTH:17 Nov 1917 - Antigo, Langlade, WI
DEATH:14 Jun 2004 - Crandon, Forest, WI
BURIAL:21 Jun 2004 - Woodlawn Cemetery, Antigo, Langlade
The Gladys Tornow Tree as published

Alfred and Amanda’s third daughter, Gladys, born in 1919 was married in 1938? to Jack Schmitt. They lived in Milwaukee for a year or so then moved up to the township of Plover and took over the home farm. They have two daughters, Patricia born in 1945 and Jacqueline born in 1953. While they were living on the farm, the old square house built by Anna and Carl burned to the ground. This happened about 1956?. They built another house in about 1960? Gladys and Jack were divorced.

In 1962, Gladys married Norman Steinbach. He had two daughters: Diane born in 1954 and Geraldine born in 1955. Gladys and Norman have a home on Pickerel Lake, WI.

Patricia married William Wayte in 1966. They had two children: Bill born in 1967 and Kimberly born in 1973. Bill Jr. was killed in a car accident in 1986. As of 1993 Kim, Pat and Bill Sr. live in Green Bay, WI. Bill died in 2020.

Jacqueline, or Jackie as we call her, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease about nine years ago. As of 1993 she was almost helpless and lived with Gladys and Norm at Pickerel, WI.

Diane was married to Todd Koehn in 1972?. They had two children: Dawn born in 1974 and Garth born in 1977. Diane and Todd were divorced in 1978?. In 1985, Diane married Steve Guerin. They live in the Madison area.

Geraldine married Mike Lenzner in 1981. They have a son, Kyle, born in 1986 and live near Antigo, WI.

Last update: May 4, 2022