Sheboygan County Wisconsin
Obituaries and Death Notices
Joseph & Mercy Baldwin
Joseph Baldwin, age 80 years, and Mercy Baldwin, aged 74 years, died at their home in Sheboygan county, the former on Saturday, Dec. 2nd, and the latter on Thursday, Nov. 30th, and were both interred together on Sunday, Dec. 3rd. The above were the parents of Mrs. Phillip Henkel, of this city, and were among the most respected people of Sheboygan county, where they had resided for forty three years. They leave two sons and three daughters to mourn their death.
It is but a short time, a year or two, since Mr. Baldwin visited his daughter, at this place, and while here made many friends and acquaintances who will regret to learn of his death. He was a man well posted on various subjects of interest, a bright and entertaining conversationalist. He lived to a good ripe age and died highly respected. [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 7 Dec. 1893; transcribed by MZ ]
Albert Baumann, 55, of 1410 N. 28th St., operator of an auto body shop, died shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday at his home. Death was attributed to a heart attack. A native of Sheboygan, he was born Nov. 21, 1908, a son of the late Henry and Caroline Baumann. He attended St. Paul’s Lutheran School and was confirmed at the same church. On June 22, 1934, he married Miss Jennie Marburger of Sheboygan at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church parsonage.
During World War II, he was in the U.S. Army and served in the Philippine Islands. In 1952, he formed the Baumann Body Shop, 1411 N. 29th St., which he headed at the time of his death. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, and served one term as a church trustee. In addition to his widow, survivors are one son, Charles of Sheboygan; two daughters, Mrs. LeRoy (Sylvia) Staff of Plymouth, Mrs. Arno (Marie) Thieme of Sheboygan; six grandchildren; two brothers, Carl and Walter, of Sheboygan; and two sisters, Mrs. Orville Snortum of Sheboygan, and Mrs. Edwin Hogue of Kohler. Fun eral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ballhorn Funeral Chapels. The Rev. Robert B. Ehlers, pastor of Or Redeemer Lutheran Church, will officiate and burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapels after 4 p.m. Tuesday. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Monday, December 9, 1963; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Andrew Flaig was called to Sheboygan Falls, Monday, by a telegram announcing the death of an older sister, Mrs. Pauline Bierbaum. The lady died at her home in Shawano county but was taken to Sheboygan Falls for internment. *** Note: Her estimated birth year is from the 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, Shawano County, Wisconsin [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 27 Feb. 1890; transcribed by MZ]
1880 - Solomon Brown died in the town of Sheboygan Falls, June 9th, at the age of eighty-three years. He was a soldier and prisoner of the war of 1812. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 462; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]
Sheboygan - After repeated threats to kill himself, August Buchholtz, fifty-four years old, father of several children, committed suicide by throwing himself under a Northwestern train here. [Grand Rapids Tribune, Nov. 26, 1913]
Myrtle B. Carlson
Unity – Mrs. Gustave A. Carlson, 82, of Unity, died at approximately 10 a.m. Friday at the Colonial Nursing Home in Colby. The former Myrtle B. Piper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Piper, was born near Cascade in Sheboygan County, Sept. 7, 1894. She graduated from grade school at Cascade and came with her parents to Unity in 1911, attending Unity High School and graduating in 1915. She then attended State Teachers College at Stevens Point and taught rural school for three years. Her marriage to Gustave A. Carlson took place Aug. 14, 1919, in the Methodist parsonage at Colby, the Rev. James Paul officiating. The couple lived on a farm in the Town of Brighton, near Unity, for many years, then moved to Marshfield and 2 ½ years later retired to Unity in September of 1956.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, for many years, was active in Lutheran Church Women, served as church organist and held varied LCW offices. Surviving besides her husband are three sons, Dale of Appleton, Marvin of Marshfield and Wallace of Oak Creek; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A son, Clifford, died in 1967, and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Carlson served as rural news correspondent for the Marshfield News-He rald for about eight years prior to this February, and also worked in a similar capacity for the Wausau Record-Herald.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, the Rev. Elton Moore officiating.Friends may call at the Rux-Lulloff Funeral Home in C olby beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 20 Nov. 1976; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Oliver C. Crocker
1879 - Col. Oliver C. Crocker, of Binghamton, N.Y., died while on a visit at Chicago, Aug. 1st, in his sixty-ninth year. His early pioneer experiences in Sheboygan County are noticed elsewhere in this volume. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 441; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]
Mrs. Ertl Dies After A Brief Illness
Mrs. Amelia Ertl, wife of Joseph Ertl, passed away at 9 o’clock Sunday morning a t the residence at 626 Pennsylvania avenue. Death came after an illness of one w eek, which started with an abscess in the ear. Later a complication of dise ases developed which affected the brain of the deceased. Of the immediate family, only one child, Viola and the husband survive. One sister, Mrs. Kate Schoeder of this city and four brothers, August Tautge, of Aniwa and john, Joseph and Jake Tautges of Fond du Lac also survive. The deceased was well and very favorably known throughout the city and was particularly active in the work of the St. Clement’s church, of which she was a member. A large number of friends mourn her loss from the community. The fun eral will be held Wednesday morning from St. Clement’s church, the Rev. Francis M urphy officiating. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Monday, January 22, 1917 ; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Funeral Of Mrs. Ertl Held This Morning
The funeral of Mrs. Amelia Ertl from her home at 626 Pennsylvania avenue was held this morning at 8:30 o’clock from the home and 9 o’clock from St. Clemens church. The Rev. Francis Murphy officiated. Four brothers, John, Joseph and Jacob Tautges of Fon d du Lac, and August Tautges of Ania, a brother-in-law, George Schoder and Joseph Kresbach bore the remains to its last resting place in the family lot in the North Side Catholic Cemetery.
A large profusion of beautiful floral offerings showed the respect in which the deceased was held in the community. Friends of the entire family sent floral pieces to the ho use, and the casket lay in a solid bank of beautiful flowers. Prominent among t hese pieces were two from the Novelty Company, where the husband of the deceased is employed. The employees sent a large “Gates Ajar,” with smilax carnations and lilies for the foundation of the main piece, and sweet peas over smilax forming the gates. The Company sent a large floral wreath composed of carnations and lilies ov er a background of green, sprays of roses, carnations and narcissus were banked all around the casket.
The following out of town residents attended the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. John Tautges; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Tautges; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tautges; Mr. and Mrs. Pommerich; Mrs. John Tautges; Jack Tautges; Fred Tautges; Harold Tautges; Mrs. George Vanderbloom; Selma Tautges of Fond du Lac, and Monica Tautges of Fond du Lac; August Tautges of Aniwa; Marie Tautges; Josephine Tautges, and Otto Ertl of Milwaukee. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Wednesday, January 24, 1917; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Joseph Ertl Passes Away At His Home After Illness
Joseph Ertl, 626 Pennsylvania avenue, passed away at 12 o’clock last night at his home, after having been in ill health for some time. At the time of his death, Mr. Ertl held the position of director of the Draeger Funeral Home in Racine. Mr. Ertl has worked at the Sheboygan Novelty company for thirty-seven years and accepted the position as funeral director at Racine in October, 1929. The deceased was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1870 and came to this country with his parents in 1882, settling in Kansas City. The family moved to Fond du Lac in 1883 and in 1890 came to Sheboygan. Mr. Ertl’s wife preceded him in death on February 13, 1931. During November of 1930 Mr. Ertl was forced to give up his active duties as director of the Draeger Funeral Home in Racine, on account of failing health. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Viola Ertl Miller; the following sisters, Mrs. Francis Custer, Milwaukee; Mrs. Hattie Caston and Mrs. Tracy Tautges of Birnamwood, Wis., and four grandchildren also survive. The body was removed to the Dennis Funeral Home, where persons can view it until 2 p.m. Wednesday. At that time it will be removed to the Ertl residence. Services wil l be held at the residence at 8:30 o’clock Friday morning and at 9 o’clock at the St. Clement’s church. The Rev. J. E. Delaney will officiate. [The Shebo ygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Tuesday, May 3, 1932; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Joseph Ertl Dies Suddenly At Residence Here
Mrs. Joseph Ertl, life-long resident of this city, passed away very suddenly at her home, 626 Pennsylvania avenue, this morning. Mrs. Ertl, nee Regina Steimle, was born in Sheboygan on March 28, 1875, and was the daughter of the late Luke and Anna Steimle. She attended the Lincoln and Holy Name graded schools here. At one time she was ma tron of the Day Nursery located on Pennsylvania avenue. Mrs. Ertl was a member of the Holy Family society of St. Clement’s church. She was planning to attend church, when she became ill and her unexpected death is being mourned by a large circle of friends in this city and vicinity. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Ertl, two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Inden of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Marie Draeger of Racine, and five brothers, August Steimle, Racine; George of Oakland, California; John, Anton and Nicholas, all of Sheboygan. One brother, Frank Steimle, Sheboygan Falls, preceded her in death two years ago. The body can be viewed Tuesday evening at the Ertl home until the funeral hour. Funeral services will be held at 9 o’clock Thursday morning at the St. Clement’s church. The Rev. J. E. Delaney will officiate and inter ment will be in Calvary cemetery, North Eighth street. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Monday, February 23, 1931; JD, Sub by FoFG]
At Sheboygan, on the 2nd inst., after a short but severe illness William Farmin, esq., formerly of Oneida county, N.Y. [Source: Wisconsin Enquirer (16 Feb. 1839) submitted by Erica Beatty]
Sheboygan, Wis., June 24—A fall into a tank of water in a barn on her son's farm, resulted in the death of Mrs. Mary Feider, aged mother of Peter Feider, a farmer near Cedar Grove. [Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wis.) Monday, June 24, 1918; submitted by FoFG MZ]
Killed While Walking Home
Sheboygan --- Fred Flosback, aged 42, a farmhand, was killed by a way-freight near Newton, while walking along the railroad track to his home from the village. [The Grand Rapids Tribune (Grand Rapids, Wis.) 25 Mar. 1913; submitted by Diana Heser Morse]
Clarence F. Getzlaff & Esau Bernstein
Two Men Killed In Auto Accident
Milwaukee – Esau Bernstein, vice president of the Sunshine Dairy company, Milwaukee, and Clarence F. Getzlaff, a business associate, were killed last night when an automobile in which they were returning from Chicago crashed into the rear of a truck on Highway 41 south of here. Deputy sheriffs said the truck owned by the M. and M. Fowarding company of Chicago and driven by John Maters, Milwaukee was traveling in the right traffic lane and was properly lighted. [Source: The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wis.) Tuesday, 24 Jan. 1933; submitted by Jim Dezotell]
Walter F. Getzlaff
Walter F. Getzlaff, 61, of 2417 N. 5th St., died shortly after noon Saturday at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital after an illness of several months. Born Oct. 24, 1892, at Milwaukee, a son of the late Emil and Minnie Getzlaff, he attended public schools there and, on Sept. 27, 1919, was married to Clara Lawonn. After working in various Milwaukee shoe factories, Mr. Getzlaff moved to Sheboygan with his family in 1919 to accept a position as assistant superintendent at the Jung Shoe Co. Later, he was employed as superintendent at the Leverenz Shoe Co. where he worked for 20 years. Ill health forced his retirement in 1940. Survivors are his wife; one son, Russell, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one grandson; a brother, Oscar, Milwaukee and three sisters, Mrs. Clara Staltner, Milwaukee, Mrs. Agnes Blankenheim, West Allis, and Mrs. Martha Koch, Wauwatosa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ballhorn Funeral chapels with the Rev. T. Parry Jones, pastor of the First Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be made in the family lot in Wildwood cemetery. The body will lie in state in the funeral chapel until the hour of service. [Source: The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wis.) Monday, 21 Dec. 1953; submitted by Jim Dezotell]
Wm. R. Gorsline
1879 - Hon. Wm. R. Gorsline died at Denver, Colorado, March 3d, about sixty years of age. He was a native of New York, graduating at Union College, and settling in Sheboygan, in 1846, in the practice of law. He met with brilliant success. In 1847 he was chosen register of deeds, and afterwards filled the offices of judge of probate and district attorney; and, in 1854, succeeded Judge Howe as circuit judge of the district, serving till 1857, when failing health forced him to resign. He subsequently moved to Colorado; and in 1860, was appointed one of the territorial judges of that Territory by President Buchanan, and re-appointed by President Johnson. He attained a commanding position at the Colorado bar, and was recognized as authority on all important questions of law. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 433; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]
Suicide - A Mr. Griswold committed suicide at Sheboygan, by hanging himself to a post of his bed, on Monday night the 23rd inst. No cause is assigned for the deed save jealously in relation to his wife. [Source: Milwaukee Sentinel (31 July 1838) submitted by Erica Beatty]
Katherine M. Gustafson
Mrs. Katherine M. Gustafson, 55, of 719 Jefferson Ave., died Monday evening at her home, following a lengthy illness. A native of Sheboygan, she was born May 21, 1911, a daughter of the late August and Mary Acker. She attended public grade school. On A pril 23, 1940, she married Adolf T. Gustafson, also of Sheboygan. He died June 5, 1949. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Arno (Marie) Thieme and Mrs. Fred (Charlene) Weiskopf, both of Sheboygan; two sons, Robert and Arnold Gustafson, both of Sheboygan; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ballhorn funeral Chapels. The Rev. Delphin Wilke, of the Jehovah Witnesses Congregat ion, will officiate. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapels after 5 p.m. Wednesday. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Tuesday, February 21, 1967; JD Sub by FoFG]
Harrison Carroll Hobart
Class of 1842 – HARRISON CARROLL HOBART. Born, Jan. 31, 1815, Ashburnham, Mass. Son of Phineas Hobart. At the age of fifteen he left his home and went to Haverhill, Mass., where he served an apprenticeship of three years in a printing office. While working at the printer’s case he became impressed with the idea that if he was to be successful he must have a more liberal education than could be obtained in a printing office, and in 1838 he entered Dartmouth, paying his expenses by teaching. While attending college he was principal at the Rochester Academy, in New Hampshire. On finishing his collegiate course he entered the law office of Bradford Sumner and Robert Rantoul, Jr., in Boston, and was admitted to the Suffolk bar in 1845. In 1846 Mr. Hobart went to Wisconsin and settled in Sheboygan, where he began the practice of his profession. In the autumn of that year he was elected a member of the territorial legislature, as the representative of Sheboygan and Washington counties. He was the first state senator from his district, and assisted in framing the constitution of the state. He was Speaker of the House during the session of 1849. While serving in the assembly he moved from Sheboygan to Chilton. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Congress in 1850 and in 1856. In 1859 he received the Democratic nomination for Governor, but was defeated by Alexander W. Randall, the war Governor of Wisconsin. When the Civil War broke out Mr. Hobart organized a company called the Calumet Rifles, and, as its captain, went to the front as part of the Fourth Wisconsin. He was advanced in command until at the battle of Chickamauga he was in command of the Twenty-first Wisconsin. During this battle his regiment became detached from the main line, and Colonel Hobart was made prisoner. He was taken to Atlanta and thence to Richmond, where he was confined in Libby prison. The story of the escape of a number of the prisoners from Libby is a matter of interesting history, and has been told in a pamphlet issued by General Hobart later in life. After recovering from the effects of prison life, Colonel Hobart was given command of a new regiment, and at the head of this he went with Sherman on his march to the sea and up through the Carolinas. He had the grim satisfaction of marching his regiment into Richmond and around the prison from which he had escaped. At the close of the war General Hobart took up his residence in Milwaukee, and in the fall of 1865 was again nominated by the Democrats for Governor of the state, but was defeated by General Lucius Fairchild. He resumed the practice of the law and was for a time the attorney of the Pennsylvania Central Railway, to look after its interests in Wisconsin. Later he was appointed an agent of the United States Treasury Department in matters connected with the revenue. He served in the assembly in 1867. He was the father of the act creating the Milwaukee High School. Shortly after the close of the legislative session General Hobart opened an office in Washington as an attorney for the collection of claims, and was admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court. He remained in Washington much of the time for several years, but always regarded Milwaukee as his home. He was elected alderman, and was chosen president of the council in 1876, and successfully championed the measure creating the Milwaukee public library, with which he was prominently connected as a trustee until a few months ago. He also took an active part in establishing the Milwaukee Normal School. He had served as president of the board of health, and was for several years a member of the school board.
Died, Jan. 25, 1902, at Milwaukee, Wis.
Married, Frances I. Lowry, of Troy, N.Y., 1854. [Source: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1901-1902, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler]
Mrs. Wallace Taft, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Sowle and Mrs. J. Dewey attended the funeral of Mr. Roscoe Jennings, who died at Plymouth, Wis., recently. Mr. Jennings was 33 years old at the time of his death, was well known here having graduated from the Tomah high school and worked in drug stores of this city for a number of years. He conducted an up to date drug store at Plymouth. [Source: The La Crosse Tribune (Monday, 12 May 1 913) page 4; submitted by D. Morse]
Mary Lynn Kalkopf, 45, of 2104 Cooper Ave., Sheboygan, died at Froedtert Memonal Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, on Tuesday afternoon, June 11, 1996. Mary was born in Sheboygan on May 6, 1951, a daughter of Arthur and Gertrude (Junk) Grohskopf.. She attended St. Peter Claver Grade School and was a 1969 graduate of Sheboygan South High School. On July 6, 1975, she married Hank Kalkopf in Sheboygan. Mary had been employed in the office at Vollrath Company, for many years. She was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Hank; her parents. Arthur and Gertrude Grohskopf, Sheboygan; her mother-in-law, Ella Kalkopf. Milwaukee: three sons, Brian Kalkopf, Daniel Kalkopf and Jeff (Tammy) Kalkopf, all of Sheboygan; two daughters, Joan (Dave) Louisier, Sheboygan and Gail (Willie) Hagertieier, Plymouth; six grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda. Joey, Nicholas, Ryan and Kyle; three brothers, Donald Grohskopf, Mike Grohskopf and Joseph (Lisa) Grohskopf, all of Sheboygan; three sisters, Sharon (Phillip) Hawley. Birmingham, Ala.; Kathy (Steve) Schroeder. Sheboygan; and Chris (Mike) Siekmann, Glenbeulah. She was preceded in death by a brother, Tom. A funeral service will be held for Mary on Friday, June 14, at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer United Church of Christ with the Rev. Randall Brakemeyer officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ramm-Ziegler-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home. Southside Chapel, 1535 S. 12th St., on Thursday, TODAY, from 4-8 p.m. and at the church, 3215 Saemann Ave., on Friday, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. [Source: Sheboygan Press (Thursday, 13 June 1996) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Mrs. Jacob H. Kampmann
The requiem Mass for Mrs. Jacob H. Kampmann, 75, of 829 Ontario Ave., who died Sunday at her home, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Name Catholic Church. The Rev. Donald Hmircik, assistant pastor, will be celebrant of the Mass, with burial in Wildwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kroos-Horn Funeral Home this evening. The rosary will be recited there at 7 o’clock. The former Agnes Tifft, she was born in Ludington, Mich., July 22, 1884, a daughter of the late Stephen and Mae Tifft. She came to Sheboygan with her parents when a child and attended high school and business college here. Her marriage to Mr. Kampmann took place here Sept. 25, 1909. Following marriage the couple lived in Milwaukee, Ocalla, Fla., and Sheboygan Falls before returning here. She was a member of the Christian Mothers and Altar Societies of Holy Name Parish and Daughter of Union Veterans of the Civil War in Fond du Lac. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Jack S. , Plymouth and Tifftcrist, now with the U.S. Forestry Service in Iran; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Joseph Bishop, Plymouth. A daughter, Irene, preceded her in death. [Source: Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – January 19, 1960; submitted by JD]
Sheboygan - The body of John Klein real estate and insurance agent, was found dead by a railroad track north of this city. It is believed that he had fallen off a passenger train during the night. He leaves a wife and six children. [The Duluth Herald, Tuesday Evening, Oct. 25, 1910]
Mrs. George Kolb
Spencer – Mrs. George Kolb, 81, who resid ed at Spencer before moving to Sheboygan three years ago, died at her home there at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The body will lie in state at the Swarthout Fun eral Home, Spencer, where funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock by the Rev. A. C. Stapel of Trinity Lutheran Church. Internment will take place at the West Spencer cemetery. Mrs. Kolb was born at Centerville March 4, 1867, and was married in Chicago Aug. 31, to George Kolb. They made their home in Chicago and Spencer before going to Sheboygan. Surviving besides Mr. Kolb is a sister, Mrs. John Neidlein, Spencer. Two sisters and two brothers preceded her in death. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Thursday, 7 Oct. 1948) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Mrs. Marie Tevelin and Mrs. Alma Getzlaff returned to their homes in Platteville following a week-end stay with relatives in this city. They came here on Friday to attend the funeral of their uncle, Karl Kolberg, for whom services were held Friday afternoon. Mrs. Tevelin and Mrs. Getzlaff are the former Misses Marie and Alma Wangerin of this city. [Source: The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wis.) Monday, 18 May 1936; submitted by JD]
Theo. LaBudde received intelligence, from Rochester, Minn., Monday, of the death of his father, who had just died at that place. The old gentleman lived with Teddy here, for some time and won many friends by his quiet genial manners. At the time of his death he was in his 78th year. The remains were taken to Plymouth, this state, for burial, for which place Teddy started Tuesday morning. Many friends will mourn the death of this kindly, genial old gentleman. [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 20 June 1901; transcribed by MZ]
Sheboygan, Wis., June 30 - Joseph Landgraf, aged 61, who has lived in Sheboygan for 40 years, dropped dead yesterday of apoplexy. A wife and several children survive. [Watertown Republican. (Watertown, Wis.), 04 July 1899]
Corinne E. LeVeque, age 79, a resident of Pine Haven Christian Home, died unexpectedly today, June 13, 1996, at Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Complete funeral service arrangements will be announced later by Ramm-Ziegler-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home, Southside Chapel. [Source: Sheboygan Press (Thursday, 13 June 1996) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ ]
In this city (San Francisco, CA) June 10 1911, Guenther Moenning, beloved husband of the late Lina Moenning and father of George, Herman A. and the late Emil F. Moenning, a native of Germany, aged 80 years. Past grand of Harmonie lodge No. 13 I.O.O.F.; past chief patriarch of Walhalla encampment No. 7, I.O.O.F.; member of Walhalla Rebekah lodge No. 130, I.O.O.F.; past noble grand arch of U.A.O.D. and past arch of Eureka grove No. 4, U.A.O.D. (Sheboygan county papers please copy.) Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Tuesday, June 13 at 2:00 PM from Van Ness Hall, 222 Van Ness Avenue, where services will be held under the auspices of Harmonie lodge #13, I.O.O.F. Incineration I.O.O.F. Creamatory. Please omit flowers. [source: Elden L. Moenning genealogy collection; v. 11, no date]
Virgil L. Moore
Atty. Virgil L. Moore, 83, of 1813 S. Eighth St., Sheboygan, died early Monday morning in Sheboygan Memorial Hospital following a short illness.
Private Christian Science funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ballhorn Funeral Chapel, Sheboygan. The reader will be Mr. Wilbert Grams. Cremation will follow the service.
Mr. Moore was born Nov. 5, 1893, in Macon County, Mo., son of the late George and Ida Thompson Moore. They moved to Big Timber, Mont, in 1898, where he received his education. During World War I, he was in the U.S. Army, Medical Corp from 1917 until his discharge in 1919. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was graduated from Marquette Law [***Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription. Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (31 Oct. 1977) contributed by Ron Flink & transcri bed by MZ]
John B. Pfeiffer
Plymouth, Wis., June 19. --- John B. Pfeiffer died of heart disease. [Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (21 June 1900) submitted by Diana Heser Morse]
Paul G. Phelps, infant son of Thomas and Susan Koch Phelps was called to his eternal home to be with Jesus, Wednesday morning, June 12, 1996, at Valley View Medical Center in Plymouth. He is survived by his parents of Plymouth; two brothers. Benjamin and Frederick, at home; his maternal grandparents, the Rev. Henry F. (Judith) Koch. Cleveland; his paternal grandmother, Virginia M. Phelps. Fox Lake, Wis.; maternal great-grandmother, Sidje M. Dummer, Manitowoc; three aunts. Linda (Ervin) Golembiewski, Milwaukee; Elizabeth (Michael) Bahn, of California and Kathenne (Phillip) Enderle, Huntsville, Ala.; three uncles, William (Nancy) Phelps. Fox Lake; Andrew (Lynn) Phelps, Milwaukee; and Henry (Cynthia) Koch, of California; further survived by numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Clifford H. Phelps.
Private graveside services for Paul will be held on Saturday, June 15, at the Riverside Memorial Park in Fox Lake. The Rev. Henry Koch, Paul's grandfather, will officiate. Wittkopp Funeral Service of Plymouth is assisting the family. [Source: Sheboygan Press (Thursday, 13 June 1996) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
George M. Pond
The Random Lake Record says: Geo. M. Pond, one of the most respected citizens of Scott, Sheboygan Co., Wis., died at his home on Feb. 27, 1896 of heart disease in the 36 year of his age. The funeral occurred Sunday from the Evangelical church of Batavia, Rev. Schleuter officiating. The internment was made in the South School house cemetery. He leaves an aged mother, one sister, Mrs. J. E. Graff of Colby, Wis., and one brother, Mr. Welber Pond of Madelia, Minn. Geo. will be greatly missed not only by his grief stricken mother to whom he had been a stay in her declining years, but also a host of friends. He was an affectionate son, a kind neighbor and a good citizen ever ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. He had been a great sufferer for years but bore with patience and fortitude the pain, trying to spare his mother the sorrow of knowing how much he suffered. The funeral was the largest ever held in the Evangelical church at Batavia. The bereaved friends have the sympathy of the entire community. [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 26 Mar. 1896; transcribed by MZ]
Deaths in Wisconsin
Plymouth, May 3. --- Rudolph Puhlman, an early resident here, father of Hugo Puhlman of Adell, died in Berlin, Germany, the 6th ult. [Source: Wisconsin State Journal (10 May 1889) submitted by Diana Heser Morse]
Randall Rasch Sr
Randall Rasch Sr,. 49, a native of Sheboygan and a resident of Pembine, Marinette County, since World War II, died early Sunday at the veterans' hospital at Wood, Wis. Mr. Rasch was born in Sheboygan June 17, 1910, a son of Paul and Tina Rasch, and worked at the Kohler Co. before World War II. After service in World War II he settled in Pembine. Mr. Rasch leaves his wife, the former Irene Schaefer of Amberg, Wis.; a son, Randall Jr., Sheboygan Falls; a daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Faye Jean) Keefe, Sheboygan; his mother, of Sheboygan; his father, of Florida, and seven brothers, Melvin, Robert, Elwood, Leroy, Elmer, Arthur, Willard, all of Sheboygan. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wausaukee Funeral Home, Wausaukee, Wis., and friends may call after 5 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Amberg. [Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) - Monday, A pril 27, 1959; Sub. by JD]
Mrs. Arthur Rau Summoned Today After An Illness
Batavia – Mrs. Arthur Rau, 72, life-long resident of the town of Scott, passed away early this morning at her home here following a lengthy illness.
Nee Tillie Seamann, the deceased was born in the town of Scott April 29, 1873, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Seamann. She was a member of the Zion Evangelical chu rch, Batavia, the Ladies Aid society and the Women’s Mission society of that parish , and was a Sunday school teacher for 45 years. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. James Pfeiffer, Racine, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband died 41 years ago and two sisters and four brothers also preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Zion Evangelical church with the Rev. A. E. Happe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the Beechwood cemetery. The body will li e in state at the Leifer and Hintz Funeral home from 3 p.m. Wednesday until noon Thursday, when it will be moved to the church to lie in state until the hour of services. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Tuesday, August 14, 1945; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Julius Richter, an old resident of the town of Mosel, Sheboygan County, died at the age of 44 years. [New Ulm Review., August 31, 1892, page 2]
Edna Mary Roth
Mrs. Edna Mary Roth, 80, of Ladysmith, died Saturday at St. Mary's hospital, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Monday at 3:30 p. m. from the McElravy-Geier Funeral chapel, the Rev. Floyd Litchfield officiating. Burial wa s in Riverside cemetery.
Edna Mary Pokel was born March 5, 1884, at Plymouth, where she lived until she was 17 years old. She moved to Clark county in 1901, and then to Owen in 1906, where her marriage to William C. Roth took place on July 31, 1909. Mr. and Mrs. Roth moved to Ladysmith on Sept. 20, 1911. She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1955, and a son, John, who died at .the age of 13 in 1923. Mrs. Roth's church affiliations were with the Methodist church.
Surviving are children, Kenneth Roth. Ladysmith; Evelyn Roth, Baraboo; Willard Roth, Ladysmith; and Beatrice Keller. Ladysmith: sisters, Ella Nicholson, Owen; Nelda Pokel, Watsonville, Calif.; Alyce Moreau, Issaquah, Wash.; and one brother, Edward Pokel, Chicago. [Source: Ladysmith (Rusk Co. Wis.) Thursday, 18 June 1964; contributed by Ron Flink and transcribed by MZ]
We are informed that John Roth, brother of Fred Roth, and a former resident of the town of Hull, died, at his home in Sheboygan county, last Saturday. Cause of death consumption. Mr. Roth was about 46 years of age, and lived in the town of Hull about nine years. [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 24 Mar. 1898; transcribed by MZ]
John M. Saemann
Funeral of J. M. Saemann Held In Scott
The funeral of John M. Saemann, pioneer of the town of Scott, who died on Thursday morning of last week at his home in the village of Batavia, was held on Saturday afternoon from the Zion’s Evangelical church, burial being made in the Wind field cemetery, near Batavia. The services were conducted by Rev. J. A. Marks. Notwithstan ding the intense cold, the funeral was one of the largest ever held in the town of Scott. The pall bearers were six grand-sons: Jesse Saemann, Morris Saemann, Noah Illian, Walter Saemann, Robert Pfeifer and Reuben Pfeifer. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Thursday, January 18, 1917; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Byron Sanford
Died At Sheboygan Falls Today
Mrs. Byron Sanford of Sheboygan Falls, nee Mary Dewey, passed away at 3:55 a.m. today at St. Nicholas hospital, after a ten weeks’ illness. She had attained the age of 70 ye ars. Mrs. Sanford was born in Fond du Lac on September 23, 1855, and was educated there. She was graduated from St. Monica school at Fond du Lac which is now Grafton Hall and was a talented musician, her exceptional talents as a pianist having been brought out in her work both in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Falls. She derived a great deal of pleasure from music and was always ready to give it as enjoyment to others. The Sanford family lived in Sheboygan Falls many years and during her residence there Mrs. Sanford endeared herself to all who learned to know her. She was alway s an ardent church worker, giving of her time freely and willingly. She was also a music teacher for many years. Her untiring work in the religious field took her into the church auxiliaries and she held office in some of the auxiliaries for a number of years. She was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal church at Sheboygan Falls, president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of that church for a number of years up to the time of her death, and vice president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Fond d u Lac diocese. She was also active in various clubs at the Falls. Mrs. Sanfor d is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lucy Theobald and Mrs. Hazel Royer, both of this city, and two sons, William Sanford of Milwaukee and Jos. Sanford, Sheboygan Falls. Her husband preceded her in death sixteen years ago. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday from the late residence on Pine street, Sheboygan Falls, and at 2 p.m. from St. Peter’s Episcopal church. Rev. Herbert Stanton will officiate. The pallbea rers will be Messrs. Jarius Richardson, Egbert Richardson, Lemont Richardson, Ferdinand Schlichting, Carlos Schliching and Leonard Kalk. Burial will be made in the family lot in the Falls cemetery. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Friday, April 2, 1926; JD, Sub by foFG]
Falls Woman Dies in South; Funeral Here
Many people in Sheboygan Falls were shocked to learn of the death of Miss Della Sanford, 60, at Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday evening. Miss Sanford was employed in the Sheboygan F alls post office for 16 years and lived most of her life there. She left Shebo ygan Falls for the home in Georgia about nine years ago. Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon from the Episcopal church at the Falls. Rev. H. Stanton will officiate and interment will be made in the cemetery there. The remains are expected to arrive from the south Friday evening. Survivors include two brothers, Joseph, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Clay, of Ashland, Oregon. A sister-in-law, Mrs. Byron Sanford, lives at Sheboygan Falls. Miss Sanford had been ailing for about two years and finally succumbed on Wednesday. She had been suffe ring from pellagra. [The Sheboygan Press-Telegram (Sheboygan, WI) – Friday, Januar y 25, 1924]
Amanda A. Schultz
Amanda A. Schultz, 89, of 323 Allen St., Random Lake, died June 9, 1995 at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1905, the daughter of the late August and Wilhelmina Zamoth Utech. On Nov. 10, 1923 she married Theodore Schultz at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, which was then located in the Town of Sherman. The couple farmed in the Town of Sherman for many years. Mr. Schultz died in 1967. Mrs. Schultz was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Random Lake. Survivors include many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She also was preceded in death by six brothers and eight sisters. A private family burial was held in Immanuel Cemetery, Cedarburg. The Wilk Funeral Home, Random Lake, is serving the family. [Source: unknown; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Theodore W. Schultz
Theodore W. Schultz. 70, a retired dairy farmer of rural Random Lake, died Monday morning at his home following a long illness. He was born Nov. 7, 1896, at the family homestead, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Schultz, and was married Nov. 10, 1923, to Amanda Utech, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Town of Sherman. They lived on the family homestead their entire married life. He retired from active farming eight years ago. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Random Lake. Surviving are his wife, and a brother, Dr. Herman Schultz, Edgar, Wis. Four brothers and sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John's UCC, Random Lake, with the Rev. E. D. Rodel, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Immanuel Cemetery, Cedarburg. [Source: unknown newspaper dated Thursday, 14 Sept. 1967; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
UNITY -- Funeral services for William L. Schultz, 66, who died Wednesday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday in the Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Charles E. Witt, Marshfield, will officiate and burial will be made in the Loyal Cemetery. The body is reposing at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby. Mr. Schultz, a retired farmer livestock buyer, was born Dec. 11, 1884, at Random Lake. His marriage to Julia Wiltjan took place June 5, 1909, at Loyal. She died Oct. 2, 1919. He was married to Esther Bouncher at Loyal Jan. 17, 1922, and she also preceded him in death, in August, 1941. Mr. Schultz had been a resident of Unity the past 26 years and at the time served on the village board. He is survived by four children, Orville, William Jr., Mrs. Conrad (Irene) Flink, and Miss June Schultz, all of Unity; three grandchildren; and three brothers, Dr. Herman A. Schultz, Edgar; and Theodore and Albert, Random Lake. Two brothers and a sister also preceded him in death. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 6 Dec. 1951; contributed by Ron Flink]
Albert F. Schulz
Albert F. Schulz, 65, passed away late Saturday evening at his home on Highway 144 north of Random Lake following a lingering illness.
He was born Sept. 29, 1887, near Random Lake, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Schulz. In June, 1915, he was married to Miss Rose Arendt. The couple have lived in their present home for the past 38 years. Survivors include two brothers, Theodore of Random Lake, and Dr. Herman Schulz of Edgar, Wis. His parents, one sister and three brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m.. Tuesday, at St. Paul's English Lutheran Church on Highway 57 north of Random Lake. The Rev. Schalkhauser will officiate and burial will be made in the Graceland cemetery, Milwaukee. The body will lie in state at the Wilk Funeral Homo, Random Lake, until 10 a.m., Tuesday, when it will be removed to the church to lie in state from Tuesday noon until the hour of services. [Source: Unknown Newspaper (Saturday, 28 Mar. 1953) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Ferdinand Schulz, resident of the county since 1856, died at his home, 1 ½ miles east of this village, at 8:30 o'clock Friday evening, following an illness of several months' duration.
Mr. Schulz was born in Germany, on October 15th, 1845. When eleven years of age he came with his parents to America, the family settling on what is now the old homestead near this village. In 1878 he was united in matrimony to Miss Pauline Kurtz. The land upon which the family established their home was densely covered with hardwood timber and under-brush. In order to have a suitable field upon which to raise crops, it was necessary to clear this land and redeem it from the long undisturbed wilderness. This was a hard task but it was eventually accomplished and Mr. Schulz lived to realize the reward for his early labors by being the possessor of a fine tract of land and farm home. Mr. Schulz is survived by his widow and six sons, Henry, John William, Albert and Theodore, all prominent and prosperous farmers of this community, and Herman A. Schulz, who is a member of the Senior class of the School of Medicine and Surgery of Marquette University at Milwaukee. The funeral was held at one o’clock Tuesday afternoon with services at the St. Paul’s Lutheran church, the Rev. J. J. Huehn officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the St. Paul’s cemetery and were followed to the grave by the ? (illegible) pioneer. [Source: newspaper of Random Lake, Wis. (Thursday, 31 Aug. 1922) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Mrs. Helen Schulz, 66, wife of the late John J. Schulz, passed away at the Sheboygan Memorial hospital at 3:30 o'clock last Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Schulz was born in the town of Holland, June 23, 1880, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Stock. She attended school there and was married to Mr. Schulz on October 30, 1908. Her husband passed away four months ago, on June 17. Mrs. Schulz is survived by six children, Mrs. Carl J. Rich of Eugene, Oregon, Herbert of Spooner, Eugene of Kendal, Gertrude, Clarence and Walter at home, and two sisters, Mrs. Louis Cappelle and Mrs. Geo. Bruesewitz of Milwaukee. Funeral services were held here Monday afternoon at the St. John’s Evangelical and Reformed church, with the Rev. Walter P. Trost officiating. Burial took place in Graceland cemetery, Milwaukee. [Source: Unknown newspaper from Random Lake, Wis. (Thursday, 4 Oct. 1946) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Herbert H. Schulz
Herbert H. Schulz, 72, formerly of Random Lake, died March 7 at his home in Menominee, Mich.
He was born Jan. 13, 1914 in Random Lake, the son of the late John J and Helen Stock Schulz. He served in the Air Force during World War II and was a retired employee of American Motors.
Mr. Schulz, who had the nickname "Hockey", was a well-known local baseball player in the 1930s and 40s, along with his three brothers. He played minor league baseball in Sheboygan tor several years. Survivors include three brothers, Clarence (Elnora) Schulz of Neshkoro, Eugene of Evansville, and Walter of Adell, one aunt; Amanda Schulz of Random Lake. He was preceded in death by two sisters. Funeral services were held March 11 at St. John United Church of Christ, Random Lake, with the Rev. Kenneth Saunders, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee. The Wilk Funeral Home, Random Lake, was in charge of arrangements. [Source: unknown newspaper (1986) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Herman A. Schulz
7 Mar. 1899 - Nov. 1976
Services for Dr. Herman A. Schulz, 77, a well known area resident who had practiced medicine in Edgar since 1930, will be held Tuesday. There will be a memorial mass at St. John's Catholic Church, Edgar, at 9 a.m. for relatives and friends. The Rev. Oscar Cramer will officiate. At 11 a.m. there will be services at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Edgar. The Rev. Harvey Jaeger will officiate and burial will follow in the Edgar cemetery.
Friends may call now at Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar, and at St. Stephen, Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of services there. The American Legion, Post 393, will conduct memorial services at the funeral home at 8 p.m. today.
Dr. Schulz was born March 7, 1899, in Random Lake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Schulz. He married Jeanette Kidnay in 1924. She died in 1944. He married Amelia Worash in 1945. She survives. A graduate of Random High School in 1917 and Marquette University School of Medicine in 1923, Dr. Schulz practiced in Ripon, Fremont and Greenwood prior to moving to Edgar.
He was president of the Village of Edgar from 1938 to 1947 and he served as chairman and was a member of the Marathon County Board for many years. Former county coroner, be was on the Marathon County Selective Service Board for 25 years and he was a past president and member of the board of jury commissioner, and was a member of the Public Welfare Committee for 22 years. Dr. Schulz was a past president of the Marathon County Medical Society. He was recipient of a citation from the Medical College of Wisconsin and the LaCount Award for distinguished medical service. He was also a member of State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. A veteran of World War I , was a charter member of the Edgar American Legion, Post 393, and the Lions Club. Survivors besides his wife include two daughters, Mrs. Robert Schulte, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Gordon Lew, Tulsa, Okla.; two sons, Herman Schulz Jr., Edgar, and John, Lawrence, Kan.; and nine grandchildren. Source: Wausau Daily Herald (Wausau, Marathon County, Wis.) Monday, 8 Nov. 1976; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Mrs. Paulena Schulz a most highly respected pioneer resident of this community, was called to her last reward, after an illness of two weeks duration.
Grandma Schulz, as she was favorably known by all, suffered a stroke two weeks prior to her death. Everything known to medical science and tender nursing proved of no avail and she was relieved of all earthly cares at 1 o’clock last Thursday after noon. She had attained an age of 72 years. 5 months, 20 days.
She was born in Ozaukee county, near Cedarburg, where she spent her early life. In 1880 she was united in matrimony to Ferdinand Schulz and resided on the Schulz homestead, one mile east of Random Lake, until five years ago when she came to reside in her home on Western avenue. Mr. Schulz preceded her in death in 1922.
Surviving her are six sons: Henry, John, Albert and Theodore, all residing in this community, William of Loyal, and Dr. Herman Schulz of Freemont. Twelve grandchildren also mourn her loss.
Funeral services were held at two o’clock Monday afternoon at the home and at 2:30 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran church. The remains were laid to rest in the family lot in St. Paul’s cemetery.
The high esteem in which Grandma Schulz was held was attested by the many and beautiful floral offerings and by the hundreds of friends and relatives who came from near and far to pay tribute at the funeral of one whom they loved either as a devoted mother, a kind neighbor or a true friend.
CARD OF THANKS: We extend sincerest thanks to the kind friends and neighbors who assisted us in our bereavement, the death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Paulina Schulz.
The Children [Source: newspaper of Random Lake, Wis. (Thursday, 31 May 1928) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
A requiem high Mass for Mrs. Rosa Schulz, 77, of Random Lake, who died Friday at St. Nicholas Hospital was offered this morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Random Lake.
The Rev. Joseph Schwinn, pastor, was the celebrant of the Mass which followed brief family rites at the Jungers Funeral Home, Dacada, at 9:30 a.m. Burial was in the Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee. Mrs. Schulz was born May 7, 1891, in the Town of Belgium, a daughter of the late Frank and Louise (Demge) Arendt. Her husband, Albert F. Schulz, preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church; the Christian Mothers Society of the parish, and the Third Order of St. Francis. Survivors are two brothers, Nicholas, Dacada, and Frank Chicago; and one sister, Miss Ann Arendt, Chicago. Two brothers and a sister also preceded her in death. [Source: Unknown newspaper of Random Lake (Monday, 4 Nov. 1968) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Walter W. Schulz
Walter W. Schulz, 72, of Adell died April 26, 1995 at St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan.
He was born on Dec. 25, 1922 in Random Lake, a son of the late John and Helena Stock Schulz. He graduated from Random Lake High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Schulz was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Random Lake.
Survivors include two brothers, Clarence (Elnora) of Neshkoro and Eugene of Montello; one niece, Sandra Curry of Neshkoro; one grand nephew, William Curry of Neshkoro; his dear aunt, Amanda Schultz of Random Lake; numerous cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
A funeral service was held May 1 at St. John United Church of Christ, Random Lake. The Rev Earl Kruse, pastor, officiated. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee.
[Source: unknown newspaper; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ]
Sheboygan, Wis., March 28. – August Stahl, aged 58, was found dead in bed last evening. He was a laborer. He returned from his work as usual last evening and went directly to his room. At about 9 o’clock his wife found that he was dead. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (30 Mar. 1899) transcribed by FoFG MZ]
Carlos L. Stephens
Died, At Pilot Knob, Missouri, Nov. 6th, 1861, Carlos L. Stephens, 2d Lieut. "Sheboygan Co. Independents" [8th] Wis. Reg. U.S. Volunteers - aged 2 8 years 6 months and 16 days. He was a son of Mr. Rufus Stephens of Lowville. [large portion of obituary is illegible, describing his progres sion from NY to Sheboygan, WI. Following is the last paragraph] He was seized the day following the battle with typhoid fever, and died at a hotel, at Pilot Knob [?] a desire, if practicable, to be [?] Lowville, N.Y. [Source: The Journal And Republican (Lowville, NY) Wednesday, November 20, 1861; submitted by Jim Dezotell]
CEDAR GROVE -- Mr. Gene Swenson, of Sauk Trail in Cedar Grove, passed away unexpectedly in the Emergency Room at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan in the early morning hours Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. He was 67 years old.
Gene was born in the town of Marshfield on March 25, 1941, son of Elmer and Anna Paul Swenson. Gene entered the U.S. Navy in 1958 and continued to serve his country until 1968.
He was united in marriage with Maureen Reshel on Feb. 26, 1982, in Black River Falls. The couple later moved to the Cedar Grove area. Trained as a welder, he was employed at Smith Tool in Waukegan, Ill., until the mid '70s, and more recently had worked as a maintenance mechanic at Allen Edmonds in Port Washington until 1995. Mr. Swenson enjoyed woodworking and taking care of the plants, animals and birds in his garden. Always the entertainer, he played guitar and sang. Gene was also an excellent cook. In his youth, he had enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Gene is survived by his wife Maureen; his daughters, Terry (Steve) Ihm of Kildeer, Ill., and Carla Williams of Sparta; and seven grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother, Lloyd (Esther) Swenson of Chili; mother-in-law, Beverly Reshel of City Point; and sisters-in-law, Margaret Swenson of Waukesha, Kristine (Monte) Pralle of City Point and Connie Reshel of Granton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Oliver Swenson; father-in-law, Clarence Reshel; two brothers-in-law, Randy and Scott Reshel, and sister-in-law Sandy Reinart.
A Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Eernisse Funeral Home (171 N. Royal Ave., Belgium). The Rev. Tom Fleischmann will officiate. Gene will be laid to rest in City Point Cemetery, City Point, at a later time. The family will receive visitors from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Eernisse Funeral Home. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 11 Oct. 2008; transcribed by MZ]
Mrs. Clara Tautges, aged 55, died Saturday morning at 2:30 o’clock at her ho me in Fond du Lac. She formerly was a resident of Sheboygan county. Sh e is survived by two daughters, Mrs. J. Ertl and Mrs. J. Shoeder of Sheboygan; four sons who live in Fond du Lac; three sisters and four brothers. The funeral was held Mo nday morning from St. Mary’s church, Fond du Lac. Interment was in the Tache edah cemetery. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Saturday, July 26, 1913; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Clara Tautges, aged 55 years, widow of Jacob Tautges, died at 2:30 this morning at her home, 254 Morris street. She was bor n in Sheboygan county in 1857. In 1881 she was married to Mr. Tautges and she has made her home here ever since. She was a member of the Altar society of St. Ma ry’s church. Mrs. Tautges leaves two daughters, Mrs. J. Ertle and Mrs. J. Schoeder, of Sheboygan; four sons, Joseph, Jacob and John of Fond du Lac, and August of Aniwa; three sisters, Mrs. C. Mitchells, Dond du Lac county; Miss Eva Dengel, Fond du Lac; and Mrs. G. Rice, Chicago; four brothers, Jacob, Ed, Fred and Henry Dengel, of Chicago; thirty-eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. The funeral wil l be held at 9 o’clock Monday morning from St. Mary's church, burial following in Taycheedah cemetery. [The Daily Commonwealth (Fond du Lac, WI) – Saturday, July 19, 1913; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Byron C. Theobald
Byron C. Theobald, 46, of 2648 Erie Ave., died at 1:20 p.m. Monday at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. A native of Oshkosh, he was born April 25, 1918, a son of Mrs. Lucy Theobald and the late Harold Theobald. At the age of three, he came to Sheboygan with his family and attended the U.S. Grant Grade School, graduating from Sheboygan High School in 1936. He attended the University of Wisconsin Extension in Sheboygan. Mr. Theobald was employed at the Vollrath Co. four years, working part of that time at their New York district office. Since 1943, he had been employe d at the Wisconsin State Employment Service until illness forced his retirement in 1962. On May 26, 1943, he married Miss Dorothy Miller of Sheboygan. Surviving are his wife; twin daughters, Nancy and Mary, 18; two sons, Charles, 12, and Richard, 9, all at home; his mother Mrs. Theobald of Sheboygan; and a sister, Mrs. H. J. Zirwes, of Valders. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zion Reformed Church with the Rev. George Mohr, pastor, officiating. Friends may pay their respects in the church parlors from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, W I) – Saturday, August 29, 1964; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Lucy Theobald, 75, of 919 N. 5th St., died Sunday afternoon at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Byron Sanford, she was born Dec. 6, 1892 in Sheboygan Falls, where she was graduated from high school in 1911. She was later graduated from Grafton Hall, Fond du Lac and taught music in Sheboygan Falls schools prior to her marriage on July 31, 1917 to Harold Theobald. He died in 19[??]. Mrs. Theobald was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and of St. Catherine’s Guild of the parish. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Howard (Katherine) Zirwes, Valders; six grandchildren, a brother, Joseph Sanford, Sheboygan Falls; and a sister, Mrs. Hazel Honald, Sheboygan. A son, Byron, and a brother preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Grace Church, with the Rev. Robert Sweetser ,rector, as celebrant of the requiem Mass. Cremation will follow the Mass. The family will receive visitors at the church form 10 a.m. until the time of the services. There will be no other visitation. Gerend-Habermann Funeral Home i s in charge of arrangements. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) – Monday, Mar ch 4, 1968; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Dorothy Charlotte Theobald
Dorothy Theobald, 86, a resident of Harbor House, died Tuesday morning, October 16, 2007 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Sheboygan, born April 6, 1921, the daughter of Norman and Viola (Ertl) Miller. On May 26, 1943, Dorothy Charlotte Miller married Byron Charles Theobald in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death in 1964. Dorothy enjoyed various occupations and was always anxious to take on new challenges. She was employed at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, Boy Scouts of America, Erie Oil Company, and H.C. Prange Co. With a very generous spirit, Dorothy was the first volunteer to help anyone in need, whether that meant baking cookies or hanging wallpaper. She was active in bridge, bowling, aerobics, and loved to travel, both in the US and abroad. Her enjoyment of riddles, puzzles, and jokes kept her lively. She is survived by her daughter, Mary (David) Stori, Clyde, NC; sons, Charles (Janice) Theobald, Sheboygan, and Richard (Barbara) Theobald, Eugene, OR; son-in-law, Jack Willmas, Albuquerque, NM; sister, Phyllis (Robert) Marshall, Santa Barbara, CA six grandchildren, Susan Willmas Engeldinger, Christopher (Kelly Hayashi) Stori, Colin (Tami) Theobald, Cassie Theobald, Brian Theobald, and Amy Theobald; three great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. Also preceding Dorothy in death were her daughter, Nancy Willmas in 2002, her parents, and her brothers, Kenneth and Eugene Miller. Her family will gather in Sheboygan for a private celebration of her life. They wish to thank the kind staff at Harbor House, Aurora Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Care, Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, and the Alzheimer's Association. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) - Wednesday, October 17, 2007; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Steven A. Tifft
Steven A. Tifft, Well Known Former Business Man Dies Here
Steven A. Tifft, 72, of this city, well-known former business man, died at 5 o'clock Thursday afternoon at his home S. Eleventh street at Mead avenue, after an illness of three months.
Mr. Tifft was born at Tomah, Wisconsin on January 13, 1858, and his marriage with Miss Harriet DeSotal of Ludington, Michigan, was solemnized on September 25, 1881. The couple lived in Ludington for some time and thrity-two years ago came to Sheboygan to live. Mr. Tifft operated a bicycle shop on N. Eighth street which was started on the present Citizen's State Bank site. Mr. Tifft formed a partnership with Harry Pepper and established what is claimed to have been the first bicycle livery in the city. In 1907 he gave up this livery and operated a restaurant and billard hall in the basement of Schlicht Brothers, N. Eighth street. For a period of four y ears Mr. Tifft was a poultry manager at Pinehurst farm and retired due to ill health. Mrs. Tifft died twenty-two years ago. The aged resident was a member of the E. F. W. Assembly No. 43. He leaves to mourn his death two daughters, Mrs. Jacob Kampmann and Mrs. Herman Steinhaus, Jr., both of this city; three grandchildren, Tiffcrist Kampmann, who attends the University of Michigan in Ann arbor, Michigan; Jacob Kampmann, this city three brothers, George Tifft of Bowman, Wisconsin; Samuel of Anaheim, California, and Joseph of Norwalk, Wisconsin, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Drake of Norwalk. The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock Monday morning from the Ramm Funeral Home. Rev. Paul Schiedel, of St. Peter Claver church will officiate and interment will be in Wildwood Cemetery. [The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) Friday, 21 Mar. 1930; submitted by Jim Dezotell]
Mrs. Steven A. Tift
Death of Mrs. Steven A. Tift After Lingering Illness -- Passed Away at Two O'clock This Morning – Survived by Husban d and 2 Daughters
After an illness extending over a period of 4 years, and 15 months of which time she was confined to her bed, Mrs. Steven A. Tift passed away at 2 o'clock this morning, the cause of her demise being cancer. Mrs. Tift was born at Port Huron, Mich., July 16, 1863 and attained to the age of 46 years. Twelve years ago she came here with her family. She is survived by her husband, Steven A. Tift, and two daughters, Agnes N. and Hazel K. whose sixteenth birthday is today.
The remains will be taken to Ludington, Mich., Tuesday afternoon for burial in the family lot in Oakwood cemetery. [Source: The Sheboygan Daily Press (Sheboygan, WI) Monday, May 24, 1909; submitted by Jim Dezotell]
Mrs. S. A. Tift, a resident of Ludington until 19 years ago, died Monday in Sheboygan, Wis. The funeral services will be held tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at two o’clock from the First Methodist church. Rev. Robinson will officiate. [Source: Ludington Chronicle (Ludington, MI) -- Wednesday, May 26, 1909 - Sub. by Jim Dezotell]
Francis R. Townsend
1882: Died at Sheboygan, April 10th, Francis R. Townsend, in the sixty-ninth year of his age. He was born in Troy, N. Y., Aug. 29th, 1813; settled in Racine in 1844, and in 1851 at Sheboygan, where he served as the first mayor, was several times alderman, school commissioner, and superintendent of the city schools. He was also president of the Bank of Sheboygan, secretary and treasurer of the Sheboygan and Fond du Lac Railroad, and treasurer of the Sheboygan Manufacturing Company. He was long and largely engaged in business affairs, and with his good judgment met with large success. [Source: Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 10 (1909) Transcribed by: Heather A. Turner]
Henry C. Vick
Funeral services for Henry C. Vick, who died Wednesday of last week, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, March Rapids, with the Rev. D. H. Kuehl officiating. Burial was in Hillside cemetery, Marshfield.
Mr. Vick was born May 24, 1875, in Sheboygan Falls. He received his education in the Town of Hull. He was married in Marshfield to Mary A. Spencer, August 8, 1899. Most of his life he was a farmer, having operated a farm in the Town of Eau Pleine for 33 years. He had been a resident of Unity since his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, the following children, Mrs. Myrtle Weldele, Scoby, Mont.; Mrs. Hazel Guenther, Mrs. Elnor Reckner and Henry Vick, Stratford; Mrs. Esther Fulles, Wisconsin Rapids; Carl, Minneapolis; Mrs. Marguerite Ellison, Detroit, Mich.; John, St. Paul; and James, Wausau; 40 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Andrew Romag, Park Falls. A daughter, two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.
Mrs. Carl Vick sang “Nearer My God To Thee” and “Jesus Lover of My Soul” accompanied by Mrs. Alvin Kloehn.
Pallbearers were Byron Talcott, Joe McNeight, Charles Pache, Henry Potz, Glen Wescott and Herman Francen.
Out-of-town people attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Otto Romag and son, Mrs. Paul Boehm, Mrs. Jim Smith, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Anna Romag, Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Vick, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. John Vick, St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. James Vick and son, Wausau, Mrs. Marguerite Ellison; Detroit, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fuller, Wisconsin Rapids, [*** The rest of the article is cut off and not available at the time of transcription. Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) Friday, 15 Sept. 1950; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ ]
Sheboygan, - Mrs. Wilhelmina Warnecke, 96, the oldest woman in the city of Sheboygan, is dead at her home here. A fact which held her pride was that she never needed the attention of a physician until last year, when she fell and injured her hip. Her survivors are six grand children and five great grandchildren.[Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 23 Aug, 1920; transcribed by MZ]
Sheboygan, Wis., April 24. - James Williams died last evening at his home on North Ninth street, after an illness which had confined him to his bed since last December. Mr. Williams was a well-known captain on the lakes, having been a sailor since he was 15 years of age. His last active service was captain of the schooner La Valle. He was 42 years old and is survived by a wife. Funeral services will be held from Holy Name church Thursday morning. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (25 Apr. 1901) transcribed by MZ ]
Charles Wright. At his home in Delavan, Wis., on Jan. 9, occurred the death of Charles Wright, aged 76 years. Mr. Wright was a former well known resident of the town of Merton in this county, having come to that township when fourteen years of age, at the time when his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Wright, left their home in Castile, N. Y., to try their fortunes in the west.
Charles Wright was married in 1862 to Miss Phoebe Mead of Waldo, Wis., and they came by team and cutter the fifty miles to the Merton farm which was to be their home for thirty years. Brief residences at Waldo and Beaver Dam preceded their removal to Delavan eighteen years ago.
Deceased is survived by his wife and two sons, Rev. Peter C. Wright, Norwich, Conn., and Dr. Charles A. Writhe, Delavan. Funeral services and interment were at Delavan. Mr. Wright is kindly remembered by pioneer residents of this county as well as by the younger generation, as a man of forceful character and high principles.
[The Waukesha Freeman (Thursday, 23 Jan. 1913) page 6; submitted by Diana Heser Morse]