the man in the scarf! Theodore Lieske was born in January 1862 in Germany, his father, John, was 32 and his mother, Lucretia, was 32.He came to America in 1881. He married Pelagia (Pauline) PRUSAK in 1884 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He had four children by the time he was 28. He died on October 7, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the age of 64.