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Villages Helping Hands

Remembering Our Danube Swabian Ancestors

 


Who's Who List
Volunteers, Contributors & Listers
Last Updated: 01 Nov 2020

Current | Previous | Deceased | Inactive

Current & Active

Alfano, Loretta

FL, USA

DVHH Genealogy Research Assistant & Librarian 2015-Present

Bauer, Dennis

PA, USA

DVHH Board of Directors, Vice President 2020-Present
Batschka Settlement Area Coordinator
Donauschwaben Obituaries Coordinator 2009-Present
DVHH Public Relations 2007-Present
Membership Committee 2007-2011

Brown, Eve

MI, USA

Syrmia Settlement Area Coordinator 2007-Present
Obresch Village Coordinator & Website 2009-Present
DVHH Mail List Administrator 2009-2016
DVHH Editorial Committee 2007-2008

Bohn, Franz   Displaced Persons Camps Coordinator 2007-Present
Chrisbacher, Ernest
 
  Hungarian Highlands Settlement Area Coordinator 2007-Present
Coraggio, Sarah WA, USA Sathmar Settlement Area Coordinator 2018-Present
Dazet, Kelly UT, USA Mail List Administrator 2020-Present

Dimitrie, Darlene

ONT, CAN

Guestbook Archivist 2013-Present
DVHH Mail List Administrator 2016-2020
DVHH Board of Directors 2018-2020
DVHH President 2019-2020

Dreer, Anne

ONT, CAN

Cooking Donauschwaben Style! Coordinator 2013-Present
Displaced Persons Camps Coordinator 2007-Present

Engel, Roy

ONT, CAN

DVHH Board of Directors 2017-Present
DVHH Mail List Administrator 2019-Present

Fischer, Henry

ONT, CAN

Swabian Turkey Settlement Area Coordinator 2008-Present
Destinations Archivist: Steelton PA 2008-Present
DVHH Administration Team 2006-2007
DVHH Editorial & Translator 2007-2013
DVHH Board of Directors 2008-2010
The Collected Works of Henry A. Fischer

Fuderer, George

SC, USA

DVHH Translator 2016-Present

Giesse, Noelle

NY, USA

DVHH Facebook Administrator 2012-Present
DVHH Board of Directors & Treasurer 2013-2019

Giesse, Norbert

NY, USA

DVHH Board of Directors & Treasurer 2019-Present

Haas, Peter

VIE, AUS

Torschau, Banat Coordinator & Website 2003-Present
Provides Self-Lookups on his website
DVHH Volunteer Support Committee 2008-09

Hughes, Rose Mary Keller

NY, USA

Semlak Village Coordinator & Website
Cooking Donauschwaben Style Coordinator 2005-2013
DVHH Correspondent 2006-2013 Retired
Footprints On Our Hearts
2006-2013 Retired

Keck, Ludwig

GA, USA

Schowe Village Coordinator & Website
DVHH Volunteer Support 2010-11

Ibrahimovic, Vesna

SOM, SER

Sombor Village Coordinator & Website
Local Contact for DVHH Travelers to Serbia

Serbian & Hungarian Translator 2011-Present

Laigep, Anton

Sofia, BGR

Bulgaria Settlement Area Coordinator 2013-Present

Larson, Dan

NY, USA

DVHH Facebook Administrator 2012-Present
DVHH President 2013-2019
DVHH Board of Directors 2012-2019

Matye, Joe

MO, USA

DVHH Submissions Intake 2015-Present
Content Manager & Archivist
2015-Present

McKim Pharr, Jody

GA, USA

DVHH Founder & Webmaster/Publisher 2003-Present
Volunteer Support 2007-2015 | 2020-Present
Banat Settlement Area Coordinator 2003-Present
President 2007-2013 & 2020-Present
Public Relations 2003-Present

Moore, Jane E.

UT, USA

Village Coordinator
Village Coordinator
Membership Publisher 2008-Present
Membership Registrar 2008-2014 Retired
DVHH Board of Directors 2008-2014
DVHH Volunteer Support 2007-2012

Myers, Tom

WI, USA

DVHH Genealogy Research Director 2015-Present
DNA @ DVHH Administrator Mail Subgroup 2020-Present

Lanning, Rachel AR, USA DVHH Board of Directors 2020-Present

Polsinelli, Mike

MI, USA

DVHH Board of Directors 2007-2013
Vice President 2008-2013
Public Relations 2008-2009
Finance & Resource Development Committee 2007-2008
Lookup Guide: Marienfeld, Banat

Rau, Jeff

VA, USA

DVHH Membership Registrar 2013-Present
DVHH Board of Directors/Secretary 2014-2020

Regan, Mary

NY, USA

DTA
Director of Volunteer Services
2012-15
DVHH Board of Directors 2011-2017

Sander, Susan NY, USA Glogowatz, Banat Village Coordinator
College Point Coordinator
Sanders, Denny IN, USA Mail List Administrator 2020-Present
Schwebler, Brad NY, USA

Beschka, Syrmia Village Coordinator 2005-Present
Sekitsch, Batschka Village Coordinator 2005-Present
Feketitsch, Batschka Village Coordinator 2005-Present
The Collected Works of Brad Schwebler

Sedley, Dan

NJ, USA

Mail List Administrator 2020-Present
Lookup Guide
Director of Volunteer Services
2015-2020
DVHH Board of Directors 2017-2020

Spamer, Bonnie

CA, USA

Occupations & Trades Coordinator 2010-Present

Tolfree, Beth

CA, USA

Apatin Village Coordinator & Website 2004-Present
Lookup Guide
DVHH Public Relations 2007-Present
DVHH Board of Directors 2007-2011
DVHH Secretary 2007-2011
DVHH Volunteer Support 2007-2010
DVHH Assistant Board Secretary 2014-2016

Tomkins, Rita

NY, USA

DVHH Board of Directors 2017-Present
DVHH Correspondent 2013-Present
Membership Newsletter Editor 2014-Present

Tullius, Nick

OTT, CAN

DVHH Sr. Editorial & Translator 2007-Present
Banat Settlement Area Coordinator
Alexanderhausen Village Coordinator 2005-Present

Board of Directors 2007-2009
The Collected Works of Nick Tullius

Vetter, Rose Zentner

BC, CAN

DVHH Sr. Editorial & Translator 2007-Present
Editor: Cooking Donauschwaben Style!   2013-Present
Bulgaria Settlement Area Coordinator 2013-Present
Destination Archivist: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN  2008-Present
Lookups Guide for Batschka Village Books
The Collected Works of Rose Zentner Vetter
DVHH Board of Directors 2011-2017
DVHH Corporate Secretary 2012-2014

Vogl, Lillien

 

Hungarian Highlands Settlement Area Coordinator 2020-Present

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Butrico, Gina CT, USA DVHH Mail List Administrator 2018- 2019 
Horvath, Robert "Bob" KIT, CAN DVHH Guestbook Moderator 2013-2019
Lambing, Diana - Retired ENG Original DVHH Administration Team 2003-07
Village Coordinator for:
Bogarosch | GrossJetscha | Uihei-Neusiedel | Lenauheim
Banat Lookups Guide
Literary Translation Collection can be seen at:
The Collected Works of Diana Lambing
Leeb, Alex - Retired CAL, CAN Banat Settlement Area Coordinator 2006-2020
Original DVHH Administration Team Member
Board of Directors 2007-2008
Mail List Administrator 2006-2008
Public Relations 2003-2019
Research Assistant & Mentor 2003-2019
Recipe Contributor Banat Lookups Guide
Homeland Letter Transcriptions Coordinator for villages:
Baratzhausen | Billed | Hodon | Ketfel | Knees
The Collected Works of Alex Leeb
Martini, Hans NJ, USA DVHH Board of Directors 2008-2009
The Collective Works of Hans & Adam Martini
Nelson, Bob & Marie TX, USA DVHH Guestbook Moderator 2011-2013
Spamer, Bonnie CA, USA Occupations & Trades Coordinator 2010-Present
Walter, Dan OH, USA DVHH Feedback Director 2011-2018

Deceased

Banzhaf, Gerhard "Gary" 1927-2019
Obituary
OH, USA  
Bedö-Zollner, Anton 1935-2009 DEU Friend to DVHH early on. Read more.
Bratsko, Harold 1944-2016 CO, USA Long time DVHH Member/Supporter
Busch, John 1933-2018
Obituary
IL, USA DVHH Board of Directors/ Vice President 2007.
Finance & Resource Development Committee 2007-09
Connor, Martha Remer 1925-2015 NV, USA  
Deak, William "Bill" Harold 1923-2003   Remembering Bill
Flotz, George 1932-2014
Obituary
IN, USA  
Grimm, Johann "Hans"  1929-2012 DEU Researchers Friend Remembered
Hajdu, Eva Capdebo  1952-2010
Obituary
   
Hunsinger, Jakob 1934-2012 OH, USA A special friend to DVHH. Read more.
Jobba, Rudy 1923-2013 CAN Rudy was an early member of the DVHH community, contributing through the DVHH mailing list and website. His lively presentation of the Jobba family story can be read at the Knees in Banat village website: The Story of The Jobba Family.  Requiescat in pace Rudy!
Jones, Maxine Schwellinger 1938-2012 WA, USA Tribute to Maxine
Juhl, Yvonne 1942-2019
Obituary
MO, USA  
Kemle, David 1933-1919
Obituary
WA-USA  
Kirchner, Rudy 1933-2008 CAN Rudy Remembered | Obit
Kopp, Hans 1935-2018
Obituary
OH, USA  
Kornfeind, John 1951-2018
Obituary
AZ, USA DVHH Board of Directors 2007-2018
DVHH Treasurer 2007-2009
Finance & Resource Development 2007-2009
Village Coordinator & Website
 
Linz, Hermine "Hermi" Abt 1952-2013 AR, USA Remembering "Hermi"
Martini, Adam 1937-2020
Obituary
NJ, USA  
Miller, Mike  1942-2003 GA, USA Read more about Mike
Ritter, Joseph "Joe" 1937-2020
Obituary
MD, USA Joe was a nice man and loved engaging about food and recipes on our email list. Here are 2 items he contributed to the DVHH:
http://www.dvhh.org/cooking-donauschwaben-style/memoirs/Recollection-Sausage~ritter.htm

http://www.dvhh.org/cooking-donauschwaben-style/sauce/Klaras-Einbrenn-Sauce~ritter.htm
Rohr, Robert 1922-2008 Mün, DEU Music Historian / Composer/ Author
Schmidt, Frank 1922–2019
Obituary
ONT CA Frank was born in Kernei but raised and educated in Toronto. One of the first articles published at DVHH was from Frank Schmidt, “Recollections of a Danube Swabian Christmas in the "Old Country"”  www.dvhh.org/heritage/traditions/christmas~Schmidt.htm
Stephan, Heinrich 1928-2016 DEU Born 31 Oct 1928, Bulkes & died 18 May 2016, Karlsruhe, Ger. at 88. His Bulkes Flight Memories
DVHH Bulkes Village Coordinator 2004-2016.
 
Tissl Turkalak, Anni 1923-2015 PA, USA 1923-2015 Died at 92, 31 Mar 1923 - 16 Apr 2015, Member of St. Sylvester Cath Church. Survivor Story: Anni Tissl Turkalak
Wolfram, Barbara Scheuer 1937-2005
Obituary
  "In Memory of Barbara" 

Inactive

Bugaisky, Gabi (Inactive)

CA, USA

DVHH Director 2007
DVHH Editorial Committee, Chair 2007

Geiger, Kim (Inactive)

MI, USA

DVHH Start-Up Team 2002-03

Leto, Tina (Inactive)

IL, USA

DVHH Board of Directors 2007
DVHH Membership Chair 2007

O'Brien, Mike (Inactive)

VA, USA

Web Server Administration 2003-2011
Technical Support 2003-2010
Hosting Provider 2003-2007

Preston, Karen (Inactive)

NV, USA

DVHH Board of Directors 2010

Pruter, Robin Franson (Inactive)

IL, USA

DVHH Newsletter Editor 2013

Schablow, Lynn (Inactive)

AL, USA

Administrative Assistant Volunteer Master Database 2018

Wyman, Nancy (Inactive)

FL - USA

DVHH Board of Directors/Treasurer 2010-2012
Membership Newsletter Editor 2012
2008-12; Public Relations
DVHH Editorial 2006-2012
Batschka Settlement Coordinator 2008-2012

 

 

Revised July 2020 at DVHH.org by Jody McKim Pharr

 


Last Updated: 26 Oct 2020

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