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Oneida County, Wisconsin
Obituaries and Death Notices 

George Brusoe
Rhinelander – George Brusoe died at the home of his father here from pneumonia. [Source: Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.) Sunday, 15 Feb. 1920; mz Submitted by FoFG]

Mrs. Antone Burgraff
Funeral services were held here for Mrs. Antone Burgraff of Superior, who died at the age of 82 years. The Rev. A. A. Borucki of Rhinelander officiated. The pallbearers were: John Olkowski, Sr., Charles Burzinski, Alex Danowski, Albert Andryewski, Edward Mushinski and Steve Wytosik. Mrs. Burgraff is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rose Ujazdowski of Three Lakes and Sophie of Superior, and one son, Stanley Burgraff, of Superior. The Antone Burgraff family formerly lived here and operated a tavern in the community for many years. Mr. Burgraff preceded his wife in death several years ago. Mrs. Burgraff also is survived by several other relatives in Three Lakes, being related to the Walter Golembeski, K. O. Ryzdewski and Charles Burzinski families. [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis.) Thursday, 28 Dec. 1939 - transcribed by MZ]

Stanley Burgraff
Stanley Burgraff, Former Resident in Three Lakes, Dies
Three Lakes - Mrs. Frank "Rose" Ujazdowski received word that her only brother, Stanley Burgraff, 59, died at his home in California Sept. 16 and was buried in California Sept. 19. Because of the late notification of her brother's death, she was unable to attend the funeral. Mr. Burgraff was a former resident of Three Lakes and as a young man he left to make his home in Superior. He moved to California due to ill health and a heart condition. For a time he made his home in Los Angeles until he purchased a fruit ranch in Marysville, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Alvina, and two sisters, Mrs. Sophie Slosson of Proctor, Minn., and Mrs. Rose Ujazdowski of Three Lakes. The two sisters had been planning a vacation trip to California this winter to visit their brother and his wife. [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis.) Tuesday, 24 Sept. 1957 - Transcribed by MZ]

W. S. Clifford
Rhinelander, Wis., Aug. 3 – W. S. Clifford, a prominent merchant of this city, died yesterday at North Platte, Neb., of consumption. He was about 32 years of age and leaves a wife and one child. [Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Thursday, 3 Aug. 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Elizabeth M. Danielson
Rhinelander, Wis., Jan. 17. – Mrs. Elizabeth M. Danielson, mother of J. O. Danielson, lumberman is dead. [Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 18 Jan. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz]

George Fenning
Rhinelander – George Fenning, for many years a fire captain, died, following a short illness from pneumonia. [Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Wednesday, 25 Feb. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Paul Fisher
Drowned in Lake
Rhinelander, Wis., July 18 - Paul Fisher of this city was drowned in Moon Lake yesterday.  His body was recovered. [Grand Forks Herald. (Grand Forks, N.D.), 18 July 1921]

Rachel Freeman
Rhinelander, Wis., July 14. – Mrs. Rachel Freeman, one of Rhinelander’s early settlers, died in a Marshfield hospital after an extended illness. The remains were brought to this city for internment. Mrs. Freeman was 70 years of age and leaves one son, Fred Freeman, of this city. [Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, 15 July 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Alice Glowacki
Rites Held For Mrs. Glowacki -- Chicago Woman, Former Three Lakes Resident, Leaves Many Relatives
Three Lakes, May 14 - Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Glowacki of Chicago, who died in a Wausau hospital Tuesday, were held in St. Teresa's Catholic church here at 10 o'clock Friday morning. The Rev. A. A. Bonicki of Rhinelander officiated. Pallbearers were: Frank Ujazdowski, Carl Rydzewski, Julius Gorski, Kazimer Gorski, Henry Andruski and Ervin Burgraff. Mrs. Glowacki leaves her husband, Frank, of Chicago; one sister, Mrs. Frank Golembeski of Three Lakes; one brother, John Burgraff, of Chicago; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. F. A. Burgraff of Proctor, Minn., and Mrs. John Dull of Superior; seven nieces. Mrs. Sophie Rydzeski, Mrs. Jennie Burzinski and Mrs. Rose Ujazdowski. all of Three Lakes; Mrs. Sophie Slossen of Proctor, Minn., Mrs. John Hill of Superior, Mrs. Sophie Kulesza of Chicago and Mrs. Sam Baginski of Antigo; and eight nephews, Stanley Burgraff of San Francisco. Calif., Ervin Burgraff of Superior, Henry Golembeski of Three Lakes, and Edward. Henry, John and Matt Burgraff, all of Superior.  The Glowacki family formerly lived in Three Lakes and Mrs. Glowacki was well known here. [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis.) Friday, 14 May 1937 - Transcribed by MZ]

Amelia Golembeski
Many at Rites in Three Lakes for Mrs. Golembeski
Three Lakes - A large number of relatives and friends from out of town attended funeral services Saturday in St. Theresa's Catholic Church here for Mrs. Amelia Golembeski, 87, who died last week in Milwaukee where she was living with a son, Henry. The Rev. Joseph Himmelsbach officiated. Pallbearers were grandsons of Mrs. Golembeski - Norman Ryzdewski and Clarence Baginski of Milwaukee, Carl Ryzdewski and Ted Baginski of Antigo, Bernard Burzynski of Rhinelander and Ray Burzynski of Three Lakes. Out of town relatives here for the funeral included: Mr. and Mrs. George Girard, Neenah; Mrs. Sam Baginski, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Golembeski, Adeline Kupczynski, the Normnn Ryzdewski family, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Pavlick, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Baginski, Richard Burzynski, the former Leona Baginski and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Uzadowski and Mr. and Mrs. John Uzadowski, all of Milwaukee; the Carl Ryzdewski family, the Ted Baginski family and Leon Baginski, Antigo; Mrs. Anton KaKamieinecki, Kenosha; Mrs. Martin Saidikowski, Arlington Heights, III.; Mrs. L. Slosson, Proctor, Minn.; the Bernard Burzynski family, Rhinelander; the former Mildred Ryzdewski and her husband and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kazmierzeak, Prospect Heights, Ill. [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Wis.) Tuesday, 31 Jan. 1956; transcribed by MZ]

Angeline Gutwa
Three Lakes Rites For Mrs. Gutwa
Three Lakes - Funeral services were held Saturday in St. Theresa's Catholic Church for Mrs. Edward Gutwa, 36, of Chicago, the former Angeline Gorski of Three Lakes, who died Wednesday in a Chicago hospital. Pallbearers, were Eugene Step, Ted Smith, Ray Tomaszewski, Edward Olkowski, Steve Wykowski and Hanry Javenkowski. Burial was in the Three Lakes cemetery. Mrs. Gutwa is survived by her husband; one son, Ralph, 5; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ujazdowski; one sister, Mrs. Agnes Sodarski, Chicago; three brothers, Casimer Gorski of Washington, D. C., and Julius and Stanley Gorski, both of Three Lakes; one halfsister, Eleanore of Chicago, and two half-brothers, Ralph of Milwaukee and Jim of Three Lakes. Among those here for the services were John and Stanley Ujazdowski and Mrs. Mary Golembeski, Milwaukee; William Ujazdowski and Mrs. Sternhagen, Eagle River; Mrs. Carl Wollenzevn, Antigo; Mrs. Sophie Lanson and daughter, Proctor, Minn. [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Wis.) Tuesday, 19 Jan. 1954; transcribed by MZ]

Patricia Hass
Mrs. Kenneth Hass, 22, of Rhinelander, formerly of Fredonia, died Thursday morning in Rhinelander. She was born Patricia Pantle, Feb. 15, 1948, to Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Pantle in Janesville. On Oct. 26, 1968, she married Kenneth Hass. She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Paula, her parents, R. 1, Fredonia; one sister, Mrs. Jennifer Collier, and three brothers, Thomas, Mark and Stephen, all of Fredonia. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Poole Funeral Home, Port Washington, with burial in Edgerton, Wis. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday. [Source: Sheboygan Press (Friday, 14 Aug. 1970, page 12; contributed by Lorraine Markee; transcribed by MZ]

Frank Hess
Rhinelander – Died, Frank Hess, 58, merchant and hotel keeper of Cavour. [Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 16 Oct. 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Beulah E. Hughes
Death Here
Beulah E. Hughes, 67, Woodruff, died at 6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital; admitted Nov. 14. [Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 20 Dec. 1984; transcribed by MZ]

James T. Kane Jr.
Rhinelander, Wis., Jan. 22. – James T. Kane Jr., 67, a veteran engineer of the Ashland division of the Chicago & Northwestern road, died today. [Source: Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.) 23 Jan. 1919; Submitted by MZ]

Fred Luscher
Rhinelander, Wis - Fred Luscher, Milwaukee, awoke and discovered fire in cottage at Lake Elma, near McNaughton.  Escape was cut off.  He jumped from window overhanging lake.  Body will be shipped home today.  [The Day Book. (Chicago, Ill.), 08 Aug. 1912]

Andrew Pearson
DIES FROM INJURIES -- Andrew Pearson, Hurt in Soo Wreck at Rhinelander, Succumbs.
Andrew Pearson of Minneapolis, the Soo line fireman who was severely injured in the wreck at Rhinelander, Wis., Saturday, died Sunday at Rhinelander. He leaves a widow residing in Minneapolis. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the residence of John Loberg, 3043 Bloomington avenue. Interment will be at Lakewood cemetery. [The Minneapolis Journal. (Minneapolis, Minn.), 02 Jan. 1906]

Pierce (child)
At Rhinelander, a 3-year-old child of J. W. Pierce was burned to death while playing around a bonfire. [Source: Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Dane Co. Wis.) 11 Oct. 1889 - Sub. by MZ]

Al Ringquist
Mrs. Marie Carruthers, route 1, Marshfield, left for Rhinelander, after being informed that her son-in-law, Al Ringquist, a Social Security administrator at Rhinelander since last July died early this morning (Saturday) at his home near Rhinelander, following a heart attack. Survivors include his wife, the former Margot Carruthers, and three children. [Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 6 Jan. 1973, page 2; contributed by Lorraine Markee; transcribed by MZ]

Maynard Schuh
Funeral services were conducted at the Union Congregational Church in Eicho, Monday afternoon for Maynard Schuh, 66, who died in St. Mary’s Hospital at Rhinelander Thursday evening. The Rev. Vernon Henrichs, Caro, Mich., a brother-in-law of Mr. Schuh, officiated at the rites assisted by the Rev. Melvin Henrichs, Greenville, Wis., a nephew. Mr. Schuh, who was married in Marshfield on Sept. 24, 1924, to the former Dorothea ? had operated a resort *** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 23 July 1972; transcribed by MZ]

Vernon Schweke
Rites Saturday for Accident Victim
Funeral services for Vernon William Schweke, 19 year-old Brantwood resident who was injured fatally early Wednesday morning when his car crashed into a concrete abutment on Highway 8, one mile east of Tripoli, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Matthews Lutheran Church at Brantwood. Burial will be in the Spencer cemetery. The body will be in the Nick and Sons Funeral Home at Tomahawk from this noon until 11 a.m. Saturday, when the body will be taken to the church at Brantwood to lie in state until the time of the services.
The young man was born May 17, 1936, in Francisville, Ind. The family has lived in Brantwood about five years. Vernon had been working with his father, Alvin, as a cheesemaker. He was a graduate of Tri-County Union High School at Tripoli. Surviving are his parents; one brother, James, and one sister, Janice.
It was the ninth traffic fatality of the year for Lincoln county. The mishap took place about. 3:15 a.m. and was discovered by a passing motorist about 4 a.m. Schweke was taken to Sacred Heart hospital at Tomahawk by ambulance but died shortly after being admitted. He suffered a cerebral concussion, fractures of both bones in the left leg and numerous bruises and lacerations. Shock and the concussion were listed as the causes of death. The youth apparently fell asleep at the wheel, Lincoln county officers surmised. The vehicle, heading west, veered to the left and struck the south abutment of the bridge, the impact shearing off the left side of the car. Schweke apparently was thrown out of the car but managed to crawl back in before he was found.  [Source: Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis.) Friday, 2 Dec. 1955 - Transcribed by MZ]

Bernard Tesmer
Colby – A former Colby resident, Bernard Tesmer, 63, Rhinelander, died Thursday at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rhinelander. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church, Colby. Burial will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. M. G. Neumann officiating. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Sunday at Rux Funeral Home, Colby. He was born Nov. 29, 1922, in Colby, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Tesmer. He attended Colby schools. He married Alice Flink June 3, 1944, in Unity. Mr. Tesmer was a cheesemaker in the Loyal and Colby area for several years. He operated the IGA Store, Westboro, for a number of years. He owned and operated Ford Garage, Colby, for 25 years. He also operated Town and Country Bar, Colby, for a number of years. Before his death, he was owner and operator of Toma-lander Motel Bar and Restaurant, Rhinelander. He had lived in Rhinelander for the past 8 ½ years. Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, William and Randy, both of Abbotsford; one daughter, Mrs. Melvin (Sara) Greuel of Stratford; three sisters, Mrs. Theodore (Loella) Frome, Colby; Mrs. Carl (Lenora) Paschke of Winneconne and Mrs. Louise Thieme of Port Edwards; and six grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Feb. 1986; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]

Paul Allen Tilley
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. today at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Woodruff for Paul Allen Tilley, 27, Woodruff, who drowned Oct. 27 at Arbor Vitae. His body was found Monday. Officiating was the Rev. John Drummy. The Bolger Funeral Home in Minocqua was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Tilley was born March 14, 1949, in Milwaukee and served as a company special forces medic with the Green Berets in Vietnam. He married the former Susan Marie Leichtnam of Marshfield on May 26, 1973, at St. John’s Catholic Church here. She is a 1972 graduate of St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing and is the daughter of Mrs. Burnetta Leichtnam, 905 E. Kalsched St., and the late Elmer Leichtnam. Mr. Tilley is survived by his wife; three sons, Joshua, Jesse and Shane, all at home; his father, James Tilley, and stepmother, Lucille Tilley, Milwaukee; six brothers, James, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Loren, John, David and Thomas, all of Milwaukee; and Gary, Brooksville, Fla., and five sisters, Carol, Lynn, Patricia and Margaret, all of Milwaukee, and Marcie, Wisconsin Rapids. [Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 8 June 1977, page 18; transcribed by MZ]

Mrs. H. F. Tuley
Mrs. H. F. Tuley of Chicago, widow of the late Judge M. F. Tuley, died at the summer home of her nephew, H. F. Wilson, at Pine Lake, Wisc., Sunday morning. [The Duluth Herald, Tuesday Evening, Oct. 25, 1910]

Richard Wesley
John Conners left Wednesday for Rhinelander, Wis., to which point he accompanied the body of Richard Wesley, of Eveleth, whose death occured on the previous day.  [The Virginia enterprise. (Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn.), 08 Jan. 1909]


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