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Marathon County, Wisconsin

* Transcribed By: Marla Zwakman (unless otherwise noted)

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Stock, Julius (? – 3 Aug. 1959) 
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 18 Aug. 1959; contributed By: Ron Flink

* Withee – Julius Stock, a former Withee resident and business man, died of a heart attack Aug. 3 in Chicago, Ill., where he had resided the past eight years. Funeral services were held there Aug. 7. 

Surviving are his wife, three sons, John, Withee; Herbert, Owen; Robert, Chicago, Ill.; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Rose) Pralguske, West Fargo, N.D.; and 13 grandchildren. 


Stockheimer, Edward O. (23 Dec. 1928 – 1 Feb. 2009)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 3 Feb. 2009

* ROZELLVILLE -- Edward O. Stockheimer, 80, of Rozellville, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at his home in rural Stratford.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Rozellville. The Rev. Arthur Redmond will officiate. Burial of ashes will be in the St. Andrew's Parish Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Edward's grandchildren. Stratford Memorial VFW Post No. 6352 will conduct military honors.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church Thursday. Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home of Marshfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

Edward Otto Stockheimer was born Dec. 23, 1928, at the family farm in Rozellville, a son of Benno and Mary (Wittman) Stockheimer. He attended school at St. Andrew's Parochial School.

He was united in holy marriage July 29, 1953, to Joan Bornbach at St. Andrew's Church in Rozellville. Edward was a paratrooper in the Army and spent his whole life on the family farm.

Edward was a member of St. Andrew's Church and Holy Name Society of St. Andrew, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, cards and football.

Edward is survived by his wife, Joan; 11 children, Rita (Jim) Post, Milladore, Helen (Dan) Zeman, Stratford, Steve (Sandy) Stockheimer, West Salem, Alan Stockheimer, Milladore, David (Kim) Stockheimer, Holmen, Kenneth Stockheimer, Ohio, Sally (Mike) Lang, Marshfield, Laurie (Ralph) Aschebrook, Marshfield, Karen (Ron) Pachniak, Stratford, Barbi (Marty) Moe, La Crosse, and Gary (Melissa) Stockheimer, Neillsville; 25 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and four brothers and sisters, Anthony (Vi) Stockheimer, Mosinee, Joseph (Helen) Stockheimer, Marshfield, Agnes (Mark) Kaiser, Stratford, and Rose (Don) Wenzel, Stratford.

Edward was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Raymond and Norbert Stockheimer; and sister, Anna Marie Kress.


Clarence G. Stoiber (25 Aug. 1917 – 3 May 2004)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 4 May 2004; page A7; Lorraine Markee collection; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

MOSINEE – Clarence G. Stoiber, 86, Mosinee, died May 3, 2004, at Community Health Care Wausau Hospital.

Services will be at noon Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of services at the church.

Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, is in charge of arrangements.

He was born Aug. 25, 1917, in the town of Day, the son of the late George and Matilda (Gulden) Stoiber. He married Isabel Austin Jan. 18, 1936, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Rozellville.

He owned a trucking business in Rozelville from 1934 until 1954. He then owned and operated Stoiber’s Bar in Mosinee from 1954 until his retirement in 1977.

Survivors besides his wife, Isabel, include a son, Allen Stoiber, Weston; three daughters, Linda (Arnold) Kennedy, Mosinee, and Bettie Denny and Mary Stoiber, both of Green Bay; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.


Stoskopf, Wilson G. (1 Oct. 1946 – 8 Apr. 2008)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 9 Apr. 2008

* STRATFORD -- Wilson G. Stoskopf, 61, of D3284 County Road M, Stratford, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Saint Joseph's Palliative Care.

There will be no public visitation or funeral service.

Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family. Mr. Stoskopf was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Berea, Ohio, to Wilson and Jean Stoskopf. He had been employed as a truck driver.

He is survived by two sisters, Phyllis and Alma Stoskopf, of Valley City, Ohio. He is also survived by a good friend, Dave and a good working buddy, Les.

He was predeceased by his parents and a son.


Stoughton Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Stowell, Anna Frances (28 Nov. 1863 – 25 Sept. 1944) 
Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Marathon County, Wis.) Friday, 29 Sept. 1944 

* Mrs. Anna Stowell, aged 80 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Bruesewitz of the town of Brighton early Monday morning, after an illness of four weeks with complications attributed to old age. Funeral services were conducted at the Swarthout Funeral Home in Spencer at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, followed by rites at 2:00 at St. John’s Lutheran church two miles north of Spencer with the Rev. H. C. Hinz in charge. Internment was made in Hillside cemetery at Marshfield. 

Anna Frances Stowell was born in New York on Nov. 28, 1863 and was married at Antwerp, N.Y., on June 3, 1882 to W. Stowell, who died on Sept. 10, 1919. They came from Fond du Lac county to Marshfield vicinity in 1904, and she lived there until 1932, when she came to live with her daughter. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William (Eva) Kiesling, and Mrs. Lloyd (Gertrude) Noble, both of Marshfield, and Mrs. Fred (Nellie) Bruesewitz of Spencer; by 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. There are also two sisters in New York. 

Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Marathon County, Wis.) Friday, 6 Oct. 1944 

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Stowell, aged 80 years, who died Monday of last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred H. Bruesewitz, north of Spencer, were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Swarthout Funeral Home, to St. John’s Lutheran church in town of Brighton, with Rev. H. C. Hinz in charge, and burial was made in Hillside cemetery at Marshfield. The choir, Mrs. Maynard Neumann, Mrs. Rudolph Schweke, Lucille Oelrich, Erna Wachholz and Florence Bruss, accompanied by Erna Oelrich at the pipe organ, sang “Asleep in Jesus” and “Safe in the Arms of Jesus.” Pall bearers were Albert Singstock, Henry Ertl, Reinhold Schroeder, Louis Bruesewitz, Otto Bruss and Otto Krause. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Louis Bruesewitz, Mrs. Henry Ertl, Mrs. Otto Bruss and Mrs. Henry Wachholz. 

Relatives and friends from away attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Art Adney and family, Mrs. Lena Fredrick, Ole Dohm, Mrs. Louisa Singstock, and Art Woltman, all of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. George Kiesling of Pittsville; Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bruesewitz of Auburndale; Mrs. Allie Kettler of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bruss of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Matson of Barron; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Behrendt and Mrs. Henry Artman of Athens and Mrs. Ada Zenner of Stratford. A daughter, Mrs. Eva Kiesling of Marshfield was unable to attend, and three grandsons in service could not attend. Pvt. Harold Bruesewitz, somewhere in France; Pvt. Wilmer Bruesewitz in Ascension Island and Elias Noble, fireman first class now in San Diego, Calif., and just returned from the Southwest Pacific; two granddaughters, Miss Myrtle Noble of the Salvation Army in Chicago, and Mrs. James Butcher of Chicago, also could not attend. 


Strathman, Fred (28 Aug. 1862 – 15 Sept. 1947)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 18 Sept. 1947

* Fred Strathman died at the Marathon county hospital, where he had been a patient the past year and one-half, on Monday, Sept. 15th. The body will lie in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby until this Thursday afternoon when funeral services will be held at that funeral home, Rev. J. C. Klingeberger officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers will be Edward Dehne, Wm. Witte, Fred Thieme, Jack Young, Gust Franz and Herman Wiedenhoeft.

The deceased was born in Hamburg, Germany, on August 28, 1862, thus reaching the age of 87 years and 17 days. He was married to Sophia Nagel in Germany in 1885. They came to the United States in 1887, coming directly to this community and engaged in farming in the town of Hull. Mrs. Strathman died in 1918.

Surviving are two sons, Wm. H. Strathman and Herman Strathman, both of Colby, and one sister, Mrs. Dick Nagel of Milwaukee. One son, one daughter, a sister and a brother preceded him in death.

The deceased, like all early settlers, was of an honest, industrious and congenial disposition and always endeavored to perform his work well.

Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 25 Sept. 1947

Funeral services were held for Fred Strathmann last Thursday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Rev. J. C. Klingeberger officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Edward Dehne, William Witte, Fred Thieme, Jack Young, Gust Franz, and Herman Wiedenhoeft.

Surviving are two sons, Wm. H. and Herman Strathman of Colby, one sister, Mrs. Dick Nagel of Milwaukee, and seven grand children.


Strathman, Fred Jr. (18 May 1896 – 8 Aug. 1939)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 17 Aug. 1939

* Fred Strathman, Jr., died at the Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison, where he was taken for treatment on August 8th, Monday noon at the age of 43 years. Funeral services will be held from the Lulloff Funeral Home this Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. Harry Lee, pastor of the Colby M. E. church, will officiate and internment will be made in the Colby cemetery. The body will lie in state at the funeral home until the funeral.

The deceased was born in Colby on May 16th, 1896, and was married in October, 1919, to Miss Hildur Larson. The couple engaged in farming in the town of Hull.

Besides his wife, the deceased is survived by three children, Gerald, Eugene and Virginia, at home, his father, Fred Strathman, Sr., and two brothers, Herman of Colby and Wm. of Portland, Ore.

Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 24 Aug. 1939

Funeral services for Fred Strathman, Jr., whose death was reported last week, were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home last Thursday afternoon, Rev. H. Lee officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Robert Cushing, Harold Klessig, George Pfanzer, Ralph Oehmichen, B. M. Schommer and Paul Schmitt. Those in charge of the flowers were Marcella Knebel, Elenore Luepke, Gene Lukowicz, May Yelke, Joan Larson, Shirley Larson, Marjorie Young, Dorothy Young and Audrey Gries.

Out of town people here for the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Larson and family of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Nagel and Mary Landt of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Peterson of Curtiss, Mr. Swenson and two sons of Ogema, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Richter of Curtiss, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Larson and family of Unity, Elmer Larson of Riplinger, Henry and John Johnson of Curtiss.

Fred Strathman, Jr., died at the Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison where he was taken for treatment August 8th. He died Monday noon, August 14, at the age of 43 years. The deceased was born in Curtiss, May 16, 1896, and was married to Hildur Larson October 27, 1920. The couple was engaged in farming in the town of Hull. Besides his wife, the deceased is survived by three children – Gerald, 17 years; Eugene, 14 years and Virginia, 11 years, all at home, his father Fred Strathmann, Sr., and two brothers, Herman of Colby and William of Portland, Oregon.


Strebe Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Stroota, Arnold (21 Nov. 1886 – 1 Jan. 1937)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 7 Jan. 1937

* Arnold Stroota, partner in the Stroota-Steiber hardware company in Colby, passed away at the Marshfield hospital at one o’clock January 1st, an ear infection being the cause of his departure to the distant shore. Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church Tuesday morning, Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Arthur Hemmy, Jr., of Colby, Joe Steinwand of Colby, Alfred Schneider of Marathon, George Small of Tomahawk, Frank Steiber of Marathon, Gust Hoeft of Abbotsford. Honor bearers were Ambrose Steinwand, Arthur Hemmy, Sr., G. C. Kersten, Conrad Niggemann and Nick Baer of Colby and Jake Allar of Dorchester. Flower carriers were Regina Tesmer, Verdean Robinson, Rosemary Steinwand, Virginia Steinwand, Francis Sukup, Rose Sukup and Bobbie Reeves.

The deceased was born in the town of Holton, Marathon county, November 21st, 1866, thus reaching the age of fifty years, one month and ten days. He grew to manhood on the farm. In 1912, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stroota, disposed of their farm, and, that year, he and his father entered the hardware business at Abbotsford. In 1919 the business was moved to Marathon which he conducted with his father and brother, Oscar, several years when he moved to Reedsburg. After being in business there a short while he moved to Colby, and, in company with Roman Steiber, purchased the Zillmann hardware store in Colby. He lived in Colby for seven years.

Mr. Stroota was married to Miss Elizabeth Hall on June 15th, 1921, at Marathon. He is survived by his widow, his mother, Mrs. Margaret Stroota of Colby, three sisters, Mrs. Clara Decker of Dorchester, Mrs. Corine Keene of Chicago and Miss Roseline Stroota of Chicago and a brother, Oscar Stroota, of Marathon. Also an aunt, Mrs. Hattie Davis, and an uncle, Casper Henk.

Out of town relatives and friends here for the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. H. Kronenwetter of Mosinee, Miss Lora Heburg of Baldwin, Mr. George Small of Tomahawk, Gust Hoeft and Ed. Hoeft of Abbotsford, John Hall, Julius Hall, Rudolph Hall, Mr. and Mrs. John Jogardenske, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Manzer, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Steiber, Mrs. Helen Minzer and Albert Schneider, all of Marathon.

The deceased was a faithful member of the Catholic church and took a keen interest in local activities, He served as supervisor of the second ward for two terms. He was of a kindly and friendly disposition and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.


Stroota, Margaret (26 Oct. 1863 – Oct. 1940)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 10 Oct. 1940

* Mrs. Margaret Stroota of Dorchester, who lived in Colby for several years, died at the age of 76 years at St. Mary’s hospital at Wausau, where she had been a patient for a week. Her death followed a three weeks’ illness. Funeral services were held Monday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Marathon and burial was made in the Colby cemetery.

Mrs. Stroota was born in Germany on October 26th, 1863, and came to the United States as a girl of 17. She was married in Sheboygan county in 1884 to Albert Stroota. The couple moved to the town of Holton after their marriage and remained there until 1919 when they opened the hardware store in Marathon which is now operated by their son, Oscar Stroota. They also lived several years in Colby where Mr. Stroota died in 1931. Shortly after his death Mrs. Stroota moved to Dorchester.

Surviving are her four children: Oscar Stroota of Marathon, Wis., Clara Decker, of Dorchester, Mrs. Chas. Banghart and Miss Rosalind Stroota of Chicago, Ill.


Studer, John (14 Feb. 1875 – 23 Aug. 1957)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 5 Sept. 1957

* John Studer, age 82, former town of Hull resident, died at his home in La Crosse early Friday, August 23. He was born in Switzerland on February 14, 1875, and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Edward Witt of La Crosse. Burial was in the Colby cemetery on August 25, Rev. Donald Vetter officiating.


Studer, Rosa (27 Aug. 1877 – 14 July 1934)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 July 1934

* Mrs. John Studer died at her home in the town of Hull Saturday morning, dropsy being the cause of her departure to the distant shore. Funeral services were held at the Studer home at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday and at the Zion Ev. Lutheran church at 2:00 P.M., Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were Fred Strathman, Jr., Elmer Larson, Oscar Case, Alvin Brotherton, Will Yost and Will Beaver. The flower girls were Wilma Lenz, Stella Amundson, Edna Wandry, Marie Girl, Stella Sonnemann and Gertrude Dehne.

The deceased was born in Eggiwil, Canton Bern, Switzerland, August 27, 1877, thus reaching the age of fifty-six years, ten months and seventeen days. She was married to John Studer at Luzern, Switzerland, on Feb. 10th, 1906, and, the same year, came to the United States and lived at Waukesha until September, 1919, when they came to the town of Hull.

She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Miss Rose, at home. Also three sisters and a brother, namely: Mrs. Katherine Henseler of Loyal, Wis., Anna, Elsie and John in Switzerland.

Mrs. Studer was a faithful member of the Zion Ev. Lutheran church and of the church sewing circle. She was a good Christian and her retiring nature led her to hide her best qualities from public gaze but they were revealed to those who enjoyed her acquaintance, yet it was in her home that her true worth was most conspicuous for the members of her family realized that she always performed her duties as she saw them.

The out of town people here for the funeral were Mrs. Jno. Rufner, Mrs. Ernest Stucke and Mrs. Carl Bruni of Hartford, Fred Stucke of Iron Ridge, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bueshli of Cambria, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Feutz and son, Werner of Waterloo, Mrs. Will Feutz of London, Mrs. Theo. Polzin, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hopp and daughter, Lenore and son, Lester, and Frank Yaroch of Beaver Dam, Mr. and Mrs. Jno von Allmann and family of Mineral Point, Gerhard Osterman of Nashua, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Preisig and Rev. Mohr of Stratford, Chris Skilbret of Dorchester, Mrs. Art. Genenz and Katherine Henseler of Evanston, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hein of Wausau, Mrs. Werner Gambeler, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Henseler, Sr., and daughter, Elsie, and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Henseler, Jr., of Loyal.


Stump, Edith Ellen (15 Nov. 1880 – 12 Sept. 1956)
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 13 Sept. 1956

* The body of Mrs. George Stump, 75, will lie in state at the Zink Funeral Home here, starting this evening. Funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford, Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, with the Rev. Richard Harrison officiating. Burial will be made in Evergreen cemetery at Medford.

Mrs. Stump was admitted to St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield on July 1. Death, caused by cancer, came at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Edith Ellen Harding was born in England, Nov. 15, 1880. At the age of 3 years, her parents came to Spencer and the following year went to Rib Lake. She was educated in Rib Lake and taught schools in Taylor county until her marriage to George Stump at Rib Lake July 15, 1903.

They lived in Westboro and Medford for a time and in 1920 settled in Abbotsford. Here they operated a chicken ranch and for 15 years, operated a small grocery store, which they sold nine years ago, due to ill health.

Mrs. Stump was a member of the Presbyterian church and for five and one-half years, served as financial secretary.

Surviving her are her husband, George M. Stump, Abbotsford; one son, Le Roy, of Los Angeles, and three grand daughters.

Two sons, Floyd and Robert, and a daughter, Bernice, preceded her in death.

Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 20 Sept. 1956

Many friends attended the funeral services for Mrs. George M. Stump, 75, who died Wednesday. Rites were held Saturday at the Presbyterian church, at 2:00 o’clock, followed by internment in the Evergreen cemetery, Medford.

The Rev. Richard Harrison officiated at the services during which Richard Kennedy sang “Abide With Me,” and “Beyond the Sunset.” Miss Lois Ehrenreich played the piano accompaniment.

Pallbearers were Gerhard Anderson, Fred Bobbe, Frank Ehrenreich, Morris Mantor, Howard Merwin and Roland Voelker.

The flowers were carried by ladies of the Royal Neighbor lodge of which Mrs. Stump was a member.

Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. Jay French, Rhinelander; Mr. and Mrs. Holmer Walcott, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Adams, Wheaton, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Felch, Schofield; Mrs. Joe Moore, Wisconsin Rapids.


Mrs. John L. Sturtevant (? – 1 July 1922)
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Sunday, 2 July 1922; transcribed by FoFG mz

Wausau, Wis., July 1. – Mrs. John L. Sturtevant, wife of the publisher of the Wausau Record Herald, died of anemia here this afternoon after a long illness. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon.


Mary Suckow (2 Nov. 1881 – 22 May 1976)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 24 May 1976; page 8; Lorraine Markee collection, transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ATHENS – Services for Mrs. Mary Suckow, 94, a former Athens resident, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Gilles and Son Funeral Home here. Mrs. Suckow died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday at the Family Heritage Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids, where she had been a resident the past eight years.

The Rev. David Seip, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Athens, will conduct the services. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:30 p.m. today.

The former Mary Winger was born Nov. 2, 1881, in Milldorf, Switzerland, and came to the United States with her parents at the age of 2. She spent her early years in Indiana.

She was married to Emil Suckow on April 30, 1903, in Athens, and the couple operated a dairy farm in the Town of Bern. After their retirement, they lived in the Village of Athens for about 20 years. Mr. Suckow died June 11, 1961.

Survivors include five sons, Emily, Hemet, Calif., William, Wisconsin Rapids, Fred, Orangevale, Calif., Arthur, Eagle Mountain, Calif., and Harvey, Unity; a daughter, Mrs. Esther Ostdiek, Minneapolis; two brothers, Louis Winger, Medford, Ore., and John Winger, Sacramento, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Agnes Sullivan, Mrs. Ellen Ralph, Mrs. Bertha Goldman and Mrs. Molly Harris, all of the Milwaukee area, 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.


Sultz, Fred (1868? – 28 Nov. 1892)
Source: West Side Enterprise (Wausau, Marathon County, Wis.) Saturday, Dec. 3, 1892

Death
Fred, 24 year old son of Peter Sultz died on Nov. 28 of consumption. Funeral from Catholic church. He leaves a wife and one child.


Emma Svec (25 Jan. 1881 – 21 Mar. 1958)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Mar. 1958; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by Marla Zwakman

STRATFORD – Mrs. John Svec, 77, town of Eau Pleine resident, died Thursday at the Bethel Convalescent Home at Arpin after a two-year illness. She had been a patient there since December.

Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in March Rapids, where the body will lie in state from 11 a.m. that day until the time of services. Beginning Saturday afternoon friends may call at the Sauter Funeral Home here.

The Rev. Alfred Pautsch, pastor, will officiate at the final rites. Committal will take place in the town of Brighton cemetery.

Mrs. Svec was born Emma Berger Jan. 25, 1881, in Manitowoc county. She and Mr. Svec were married in Chicago in 1903. He died Jan. 25, 1952. Until moving to Bethel, Mrs. Svec had live in Eau Pleine township for 41 years.

She is survived by two sons, Ervin, town of Eau Pleine, and John, Oak Park, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Beatrice) Farr, Mundelein, Ill., Mrs. Earl (Emma) Kaeser, Tomahawk, and Mrs. Albert (Georgianna) Nylen, Wausau; one sister, Mrs. Frank Opichka, Wausau; three brothers, Emil of Maribel, Frank of Whitelaw and Anton of Manitowoc; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

*** Note: Emma died 21 Mar. 1958


John R. Svec (27 Sept. 1881 - 25 Dec. 1952)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 26 Dec. 1952; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by Marla Zwakman

STRATFORD – John R. Svec, 71, town of Eau Pleine, died at his home at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Santer Funeral Home. The Rev. D. H. Kuehl will officiate and burial will be made in the Town of Brighton cemetery.

The body will repose at the funeral home from Saturday noon until the time of services.

Mr. Svec was born Sept. 27, 1881, in Chicago, where he received his education. He was married in 1904 to Emma Bergen in Chicago. They moved to Kenosha in 1912, and to the Town of Eau Pleine in 1917, residing there since that time.

He is survived by his widow, two sons, Ervin, Town of Eau Pleine, and John, Oak Park, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Earl (Emma) Kaeser Sr., Tomahawk, Mrs. Alfred (Beatrice) Farr, Mundelein, Ill., and Mrs. Albert (Georgianna) Nylen, Wausau; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Taylor and Mrs. Emma Rads, Chicago.


Swarthout, Eva Marion (5 Sept. 1857 – 24 Apr. 1939)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 27 Apr. 1939

* Mrs. Eva M. Swarthout died Monday morning at Spencer at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lottie E. Brown, old age complications being the cause of her death. The past two months she had been confined to her bed. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Swarthout Funeral Home, Rev. George R. Carver of Marshfield, pastor of the M. E. church officiating, and burial was made in the Colby cemetery beside her husband, E. L. Swarthout, who preceded her in death twenty-five years ago.

Mrs. Swarthout, nee Eva Marion Hugoboom, daughter of the late Sullivan and Amelia Hugoboom, was born in Hancock Sept. 5, 1857.

Later she moved with her parents to Oshkosh, where her father was a member of the police force. After the Oshkosh fire, her parents moved to Dorchester and operated a hotel there. She was musically inclined, and also taught school before her marriage to E. L. Swarthout Jan. 26, 1880.

After her marriage she lived in Dorchester and Colby, and when her husband died, she moved to Abbotsford. For the past five years she has been making her home with her daughter. Mrs. Swarthout had been actively engaged in the Methodist Episcopal church activities, and the Sunday school.

Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Lottie E. Brown, Spencer, two sons, Joseph R. Swarthout, Milwaukee, and Blaine C. Swarthout of Spencer; a brother, R. W. Hugoboom, Dorchester; and 10 grand children and four great grand children.

A sister, Mrs. Flora Van Dusen, Minneapolis, preceded her in death 30 years ago.


Stanley C. Switlick (29 Oct. 1921 – 31 Mar. 1996)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 3 Apr. 1996, page 3B; Lorraine Markee collection; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ATHENS – Stanley C. Switlick, 74, Athens, died March 31, 1996, at his home.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Kraemer Funeral Home and again from 9:30 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.

He was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Rietbrock, and was a repairman and installer for GTE.

Surviving are his wife, Jeanette (Sprenger) Switlick of Athens; three daughters, Leanne Patton (Vic Smith) of Mosinee, Lorraine (Don) Sobjeck of Wausau, and Lori Switlick of Athens; six sons, Michael (Kathy) Switlick of Wausau, Richard (Mary) Switlick, Mark (Kathy Hrobsky) Switlick and Jerome (Karla) Switlick, all of Athens, Daniel (Laura) Switlick of Edgar and Francis (Jennifer) Switlick of Marathon; 18 grandchildren; two sisters, Marie (William) Sprenger of Athens and Anne (James) Millett of Dunedin, Fla.; three brothers, Vincent (Clara) Switlick of Marshfield, John (Agnes) Switlick of Wausau, and Anthony (Dorothy) Switlick of Omro.


Megan Lynn Syring (1991? – 22 Apr. 1991)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 25 Apr. 1991, page 7; Lorraine Markee Collection; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ROTHSCHILD – Megan Lynn Syring, 5-month-old daughter of Jeffrey and Susan Syring of Mosinee, great-granddaughter of Bertha Syring of Edgar, died Monday at Wausau Hospital Center, Wausau.

Services were today at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Rothschild. Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.

Peterson Funeral Home, Wausau, handled arrangements.

Survivors also include two brothers, Gregory and Daniel, and one sister, Katherine Syring, all at home, and grandparents, Richard and Genevieve Syring of Mosinee.

 

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