Edward L. Schulze

M, b. 9 April 1872, d. 13 August 1951
Father*John William Schulze b. 3 Jan 1830, d. 10 Oct 1918
Mother*Catherine Elisabeth Huebing b. 12 Sep 1833, d. 26 Feb 1921
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward L. Schulze was also known as Edward S.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 April 1872Edward L. Schulze was born on 9 April 1872 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John William Schulze and Catherine Elisabeth Huebing.
Marriagebefore 1897Edward L. Schulze married Amanda E. Wolter, daughter of Henry Wolter and Dora (?), before 1897.
Death13 August 1951Edward L. Schulze died on 13 August 1951 at age 79.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinEdward L. Schulze was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Edward L. Schulze and Amanda E. Wolter

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 232.

Herman J. Baumgarten

M, b. 31 July 1866, d. 24 March 1945
Father*Friedrich Baumgarten b. 11 Mar 1825, d. 12 Nov 1867
Mother*Wilhelmine Katherina Henrietta Estorf b. 5 Jun 1830, d. 6 Oct 1881
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHerman J. Baumgarten married Emma E. Schulze, daughter of John William Schulze and Catherine Elisabeth Huebing.
Birth31 July 1866Herman J. Baumgarten was born on 31 July 1866 at Wisconsin also reported as Hanover, Germany.
He was the son of Friedrich Baumgarten and Wilhelmine Katherina Henrietta Estorf.
Death24 March 1945Herman J. Baumgarten died on 24 March 1945 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
30 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHerman J. Baumgarten was listed in Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
8 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHerman J. Baumgarten was listed as a son in Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 295B; Image: 598; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 280C; Enumeration District: 265.

Milton Koenecke

M, b. 12 September 1917, d. 18 July 1998
Father*Edward Koenecke b. 13 Jan 1883, d. 17 Aug 1960
Mother*Hulda Baumgarten b. 1 May 1887, d. 10 Jun 1969
Milton Koenecke 1936 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 September 1917Milton Koenecke was born on 12 September 1917 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edward Koenecke and Hulda Baumgarten.
Death18 July 1998Milton Koenecke died on 18 July 1998 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 80 Milton E. Koenecke, age 80 of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, July 18, 1998 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. He was born on September 2, 1917 in the Town of Reedsburg, the son of Edward and Hulda (Baumgarten) Koenecke. Milt was a 1936 graduate of Reedsburg High School. He then attended a one year short course at the University of Wisconsin. Milt farmed for many years and he later worked for the City of Reedsburg until his retirement. He was a faithful member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church and the Reedsburg Masonic Lodge #79 F & AM. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and raising his rat terrier dogs.
Survivors include two sisters; Lucille (Harold) Nullmeyer of St. Louis, Missouri and Dorothy (Ralph) Michelson of Madison; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Katherine Hensel.
Funeral services were conducted at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Interment followed in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.
  • Milton Koenecke graduated in 1936 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Edward W. Rusch

M, b. 24 August 1886, d. 13 January 1965
Father*John H. Rusch b. 15 Dec 1845, d. 12 Feb 1913
Mother*Elizabeth Beckman b. Feb 1851, d. 25 Mar 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward W. Rusch was also known as Eddie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 August 1886Edward W. Rusch was born on 24 August 1886 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John H. Rusch and Elizabeth Beckman.
Marriagecirca 1910Edward W. Rusch married Martha A. Baumgarten, daughter of August G. Baumgarten and Katherina Licht, circa 1910.
Death13 January 1965Edward W. Rusch died on 13 January 1965 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 78.
Burialafter 13 January 1965He was buried after 13 January 1965 at Saint Peters Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinEdward W. Rusch was listed as a son in John H. Rusch's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinEdward W. Rusch was listed as a son in John H. Rusch's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to William Rusch.2
26 January 1920Reedburg Ward 2, Sauk, WisconsinEdward W. Rusch was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 2, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
11 April 1930Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • Edward W. Rusch was a bill poster for Standard Posting Co. in 1930.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1816; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0143; FHL microfilm: 1241816.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 5.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Reedburg Ward 2, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 175; Image: 395.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 30; Image: 356.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Amanda E. Wolter

F, b. 1875, d. 2 May 1926
Father*Henry Wolter b. c 1850
Mother*Dora (?) b. c 1854
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1897As of before 1897,her married name was Schulze.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1875Amanda E. Wolter was born in 1875 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Wolter and Dora (?).
Marriagebefore 1897Amanda E. Wolter married Edward L. Schulze, son of John William Schulze and Catherine Elisabeth Huebing, before 1897.
Death2 May 1926Amanda E. Wolter died on 2 May 1926.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinAmanda E. Wolter was listed as wife in Edward L. Schulze's household on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Amanda E. Wolter and Edward L. Schulze

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 232.

Edna W. Schulze

F, b. circa 1897
Father*Edward L. Schulze b. 9 Apr 1872, d. 13 Aug 1951
Mother*Amanda E. Wolter b. 1875, d. 2 May 1926
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1897Edna W. Schulze was born circa 1897 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edward L. Schulze and Amanda E. Wolter.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinEdna W. Schulze was listed as a daughter in Edward L. Schulze's household on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 232.

Alberta Schulze

F, b. circa 1907
Father*Edward L. Schulze b. 9 Apr 1872, d. 13 Aug 1951
Mother*Amanda E. Wolter b. 1875, d. 2 May 1926
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Alberta Schulze was born circa 1907 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Edward L. Schulze and Amanda E. Wolter.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinAlberta Schulze was listed as a daughter in Edward L. Schulze's household on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED174. Dwelling 232.

Edna Schulze

F, b. 24 May 1913, d. 16 November 2007
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 May 1932As of 4 May 1932,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 May 1913Edna Schulze was born on 24 May 1913 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Marriage4 May 1932Edna Schulze married Elmer E. Klitzke, son of William F. H. Klitzke and Emma B. Dwars, on 4 May 1932.
Death16 November 2007Edna Schulze died on 16 November 2007 at age 94 Edna Klitzke, age 94 of Reedsburg died on Friday, November 16, 2007 at the Sauk Co. Health Care Center. She was born on May 24, 1913 in Ironton, WI the daughter of Albert and Emma (Westerman) Schulze. She was married to Elmer Klitzke on May 4, 1932 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reedsburg. Edna was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and her church was very important to her. She enjoyed working in her garden, which not only produced great vegetables but a colorful variety of flowers. She will be greatly missed by her family who meant the world to her. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Elmer on May 26, 1998, a granddaughter, Debbie and her sisters, Crystal, Selma, Hilda, Florence and Adena.

She is survived by her children: David and Kay Klitzke of Reedsburg
Dorothea and Phil Frank of Laramie, WY
Ellyn and Bill Thompson of McFarland
Evelyn Culles of Madison
10 Grandchildren
13 Great Grandchildren
6 Step Grandchildren
11 Step Great Grandchildren
3 brothers: Alfred Schulze of Oxford
Robert Schulze of Janesville
Ernest (Viola) Schulze of Janesville
Nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted on at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reedsburg on Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday at the church from 11AM until the time of service. The family requests memorials of remembrance be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

Child of Edna Schulze and Elmer E. Klitzke

Albert F. Schulze

M, b. 6 January 1883, d. 24 August 1976
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlbert F. Schulze married Emma Marie Westerman.
Birth6 January 1883Albert F. Schulze was born on 6 January 1883 at Wisconsin.
Death24 August 1976He died on 24 August 1976 at Wisconsin at age 93.

Children of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman

Emma Marie Westerman

F, b. 10 March 1883, d. 20 April 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schulze.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma Marie Westerman married Albert F. Schulze.
Birth10 March 1883Emma Marie Westerman was born on 10 March 1883 at Wisconsin.
Death20 April 1950She died on 20 April 1950 at Wisconsin at age 67.

Children of Emma Marie Westerman and Albert F. Schulze

Crystal Schulze

F, d. before November 2007
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Crystal Schulze was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Deathbefore November 2007Crystal Schulze died before November 2007.

Selma Schulze

F, d. before November 2007
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Selma Schulze was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Deathbefore November 2007Selma Schulze died before November 2007.

Hilda Schulze

F, d. before November 2007
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Hilda Schulze was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Deathbefore November 2007Hilda Schulze died before November 2007.

Florence Irma Schulze

F, b. 24 October 1916, d. 22 August 1987
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harms.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFlorence Irma Schulze married Gilbert Walter Otto Harms.
Birth24 October 1916Florence Irma Schulze was born on 24 October 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Death22 August 1987Florence Irma Schulze died on 22 August 1987 at age 70.

Adena Bertha Schulze

F, b. 10 December 1914, d. 10 July 1990
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Adina Schulze 1932 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lehman.
Name VariationAdena Bertha Schulze was also known as Adina.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAdena Bertha Schulze married Ervin Lehman, son of Louis C. Lehman and Louise Harms.
Birth10 December 1914Adena Bertha Schulze was born on 10 December 1914 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Death10 July 1990Adena Bertha Schulze died on 10 July 1990 at age 75.

David A. Klitzke

M, b. 27 November 1935, d. 12 March 2016
Father*Elmer E. Klitzke b. 28 Jun 1908, d. 26 May 1998
Mother*Edna Schulze b. 24 May 1913, d. 16 Nov 2007
David Klitzke 1953 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 November 1935David A. Klitzke was born on 27 November 1935.
He was the son of Elmer E. Klitzke and Edna Schulze.
Death12 March 2016David A. Klitzke died on 12 March 2016 at age 80 David A. Klitzke, age 80, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Veterans Hospital in Madison. He was born at home in the Town of Reedsburg on November 27, 1935, the son of Elmer and Edna (Schulze) Klitzke. David attended Narrows Prairie Grade School which is where he presently resides. He also attended St. Peter's Lutheran School and was a 1953 graduate of Reedsburg High School. David was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Berlin Crisis. On October 22, 1988, he married the former Kay Dreischmeier Mortimer. He was a lifelong farmer in the Town of Reedsburg and also owned his own milk route for several years. David was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and a member of the Fuhrman-Finnegan American Legion Post 350. Survivors include his wife, Kay; three daughters: Dawn (Vic) Noble, of Phoenix, AZ; DeeAnn (Matt) Persino, of Reedsburg and Dinah (Thomas) Hatfield, of Mauston; the mother of his children: Janet Wallace, of Oxford; four stepchildren: John (Karen) Mortimer, of Reedsburg; Jody (Rob) DeSmidt, of Fredonia; Jenny (Adam) Featheringill, of Elizabeth, CO and Justin (Tonya) Mortimer, of Baraboo; 18 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; three sisters: Dorothea Frank, of Laramie, WY; Ellyn Thompson, of McFarland and Evelyn Culles, of Madison; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter: Deborah Bock and his son: Duane Klitzke. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Reedsburg Veterans Honor Guard. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran School would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • David A. Klitzke graduated in 1953 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of David A. Klitzke

Alfred William Schulze

M, b. 6 September 1911, d. 26 August 2008
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 September 1911Alfred William Schulze was born on 6 September 1911.
He was the son of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Death26 August 2008Alfred William Schulze died on 26 August 2008 at age 96.

Robert Schulze

M, b. 11 November 1919, d. 7 July 2013
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 November 1919Robert Schulze was born on 11 November 1919.
He was the son of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Death7 July 2013Robert Schulze died on 7 July 2013 at age 93.

Ernest Schulze

M, b. 24 April 1925, d. 18 March 2010
Father*Albert F. Schulze b. 6 Jan 1883, d. 24 Aug 1976
Mother*Emma Marie Westerman b. 10 Mar 1883, d. 20 Apr 1950
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 April 1925Ernest Schulze was born on 24 April 1925.
He was the son of Albert F. Schulze and Emma Marie Westerman.
Death18 March 2010Ernest Schulze died on 18 March 2010 at age 84.

Kenneth William Koenecke

M, b. 4 October 1927, d. 21 April 2012
Father*Walter H. Koenecke b. May 1890
Mother*Esther A. Gundlach b. c 1897
Kenneth Koenecke - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 October 1927Kenneth William Koenecke was born on 4 October 1927 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach.
Baptism27 November 1927Kenneth William Koenecke was baptized on 27 November 1927 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death21 April 2012He died on 21 April 2012 at age 84 Kenneth W. Koenecke, age 84, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, April 21, 2012 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on October 4, 1927 in the Town of Excelsior, Sauk County the son of Walter and Esther (Gundlach) Koenecke. Ken was a 1945 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On April 22, 1948, he was united in marriage to the former LaVonne J. Getschman. Ken farmed and worked construction with his father and his son, Keith, for many years. He was a supervisor for the Town of Reedsburg for several years and was also a Pioneer seed salesman. Ken will be remembered as a very loving husband and father. He was an avid card player and fisherman. Survivors include his wife, LaVonne; three children: Linda (Larry) Williams, of Greenville; Kathleen Koenecke, of Baraboo and Keith (Tammy) Koenecke, of Reedsburg; his daughter-in-law: Sharon Koenecke, of Albany; eight grandchildren: Wendy (Bradd) Seegers, Richard (Erin) Williams, George (Melissa) Kalka, Kraig (Jenny) Kalka, Nathan (Jenni) Koenecke, Lucas (Amanda) Koenecke, Chad Koenecke and Kimberly (Justin) Walker; special family member: Tamara Koenecke; 15 great grandchildren; one step-great grandson; two sisters: Evelyn Skinner, of Reedsburg and Gloria Crawford, of Reedsburg; his sister-in-law: Wilma Koenecke, of Reedsburg; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his son: Lenny James Koenecke in 2008; his sister: LaVerne Phelan; his brother: James Koenecke; an infant sister: Ruby Koenecke and three brothers-in-law: Bill Skinner, Tom Crawford and Herbert Phelan. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Kenneth William Koenecke graduated in 1945 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Kenneth William Koenecke

Lenny James Koenecke

M, b. 30 July 1959, d. 14 March 2008
Father*Kenneth William Koenecke b. 4 Oct 1927, d. 21 Apr 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 July 1959Lenny James Koenecke was born on 30 July 1959 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Kenneth William Koenecke.
Death14 March 2008Lenny James Koenecke died on 14 March 2008 at age 48 Lenny J. Koenecke, age 48, of Reedsburg, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly at his home on Friday, March 14, 2008. He was born on July 30,1959, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, the son of Kenneth and LaVonne (Getschman) Koenecke. On November 10, 1979, he was united in marriage to Sharon Walker at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg. This marriage was blessed with two children. Lenny enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and cutting wood. He was a great cook and would often brag about that. Len canned much of what he grew in his well-tended garden. He was a Packer and Steelers fan, and collected Packer and Steelers articles and sports items. Len coached 7th and 8th grade football at Sacred Heart School, and coached Little League and softball for several years. He was a very outgoing person and enjoyed socializing with others. Lenny will be remembered as always being happy. Above all, he cherished the time spent with his family.

Lenny is survived by:

His wife: Sharon of Reedsburg;

Children: Chad Koenecke of Reedsburg,
Kimberly (Justin) Walker of Reedsburg;

Grandchildren: Dakota, Sakora, Makaila and Jacob, and grandchild on the way;

Parents: Kenneth and LaVonne Koenecke of Reedsburg;

Mother and father-In-law: Gale and Bonnie Walker of Reedsburg;

Sisters: Linda (Larry) Williams of Neenah,
Kathy Koenecke of Baraboo;

Brother: Keith (Tammy) Koenecke of Reedsburg;

Grandmother-in-law: Glee Tourdot of Reedsburg;

Brother-in-law: Gale Walker and fiancée, Sandy Marshall, of Reedsburg;

Sister-in-law: Tammy (Todd) Foss of Reedsburg;

Aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service for Lenny J. Koenecke will be conducted at 6:00 PM on Monday, March 17, 2008, at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, with Tom Thorpe officiating. Friends may call on Monday from 4:00-6:00 PM at the funeral home.

Glee I. Bryan

F, b. 22 August 1917, d. 2 January 2012
Father*Charles E. Bryan b. c 1876
Mother*Alta Cushman b. c 1882
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 October 1933As of 10 October 1933,her married name was Tourdot.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 August 1917Glee I. Bryan was born on 22 August 1917 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Charles E. Bryan and Alta Cushman.
Marriage10 October 1933Glee I. Bryan married Leonard Edward Tourdot on 10 October 1933.
Death2 January 2012Glee I. Bryan died on 2 January 2012 at age 94 Glee I. Tourdot, age 94, of Reedsburg died on Monday, January 02, 2012 at the Our House Assisted Living Facility, Reedsburg. She was born on August 22, 1917 in Steuben, Crawford Co, Wisconsin the daughter of Charles and Alta (Cushman) Bryan. She married Leo Tourdot on October 10, 1933. Her Lord and family where the most important parts of her life. She loved going to church until her health prevented her from doing so and now she lives with her heavenly father. She enjoyed the family farm, sharing times with family at the farm, her floral beds, her gardens, watching birds and traveling with her family. Her family is very thankful for the Senior Life Center, Hospice and Our House staffs for taking such wonderful care on Glee. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leo; her children, Elaine and Glen; grandchildren, Jody Tourdot and Lenny Koenecke; a very good friend, Jean Gilmore and 9 Brothers and Sisters. She is survived by: her children: Evan (Betty) Tourdot of Reedsburg, Sauk Co, WI; Bonnie (Gale) Walker of Reedsburg; Joy (Jim) Greenwood of Reedsburg; Julie (Howard) Phillips of Reedsburg; Harlan (Leslie) Tourdot of Reedsburg; Gloria (Dennis) Birkholz of Sun Prairie; Leo (Donna) Tourdot of Reedsburg; Gary (Marsha) Tourdot of Reedsburg; Brenda (Dean) David of Baraboo; Larry Tourdot (Cuddles) of Reedsburg; Daughter-in-law: Helen Tourdot of Reedsburg; 36 Grandchildren; 79 Great Grandchildren; 14 Great Great Grandchildren Sister’s-in-law, Nieces, Nephews along with other relatives and friends. The Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Reedsburg with Fr. Thomas Monaghan officiating. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery, Ironton, WI. Visitation will be on Wednesday at the church from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at 1P.M. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinGlee I. Bryan was listed as a daughter in Charles E. Bryan's household on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Glee I. Bryan and Leonard Edward Tourdot

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 85.0.

Leonard Edward Tourdot

M, b. 20 October 1901, d. 1 August 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeonard Edward Tourdot was also known as Leo.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 October 1901Leonard Edward Tourdot was born on 20 October 1901 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage10 October 1933He married Glee I. Bryan, daughter of Charles E. Bryan and Alta Cushman, on 10 October 1933.
Death1 August 1982Leonard Edward Tourdot died on 1 August 1982 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 80.

Children of Leonard Edward Tourdot and Glee I. Bryan

Glen A. Tourdot

M, b. 11 August 1937, d. 14 June 2008
Father*Leonard Edward Tourdot b. 20 Oct 1901, d. 1 Aug 1982
Mother*Glee I. Bryan b. 22 Aug 1917, d. 2 Jan 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 August 1937Glen A. Tourdot was born on 11 August 1937 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Leonard Edward Tourdot and Glee I. Bryan.
Death14 June 2008Glen A. Tourdot died on 14 June 2008 at age 70 Glen A. Tourdot, 70 of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 11, 1937, at the family farm in Excelsior Township, Sauk County, the son of Leo and Glee (Bryan) Tourdot. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam and the Berlin Crisis. He was married to Helen Hablewitz in Baraboo on Feb. 4, 1984. He had been employed with Scott's Construction for over 30 years prior to his retirement. He loved his family and would not miss family gatherings at the family farm. He enjoyed his farmette and was a very good gardener. He enjoyed playing cards, carpentry work, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Helen of Reedsburg; his mother, Glee of Reedsburg; children, Linda (Gary) Bald of Darlington, James (Sue) Tourdot of Wisconsin Dells, Jon (Sonya) Tourdot of Belleville, Mark (Denise) Budurov of Reedsburg; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Evan (Betty), Harland (Leslie), Leo (Donna), Gary (Marcia) and Larry Tourdot all of Reedsburg; sisters, Bonnie (Gale) Walker, Joy (Jim) Greenwood, Julie (Howard) Phillips all of Reedsburg, Gloria (Dennis) Birkholtz of Sun Prairie, Brenda (Dean) David of Baraboo; brothers and sisters-in-law; many nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Leo and a sister, Elaine. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at 11 a.m. in the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Father Thomas Monaghan officiating. Burial will follow in Butterfield Cemetery with military graveside rites being accorded by the VFW Post 1916 of Reedsburg. Friends called on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home.

Walter H. Koenecke

M, b. May 1890
Father*Herman Koenecke b. 8 Nov 1852, d. 4 Apr 1927
Mother*Wilhelmena Ebel b. May 1858, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1890Walter H. Koenecke was born in May 1890 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Koenecke and Wilhelmena Ebel.
Marriagecirca 1917Walter H. Koenecke married Esther A. Gundlach circa 1917.

Children of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach

Esther A. Gundlach

F, b. circa 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1917As of circa 1917,her married name was Koenecke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1897Esther A. Gundlach was born circa 1897 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1917She married Walter H. Koenecke, son of Herman Koenecke and Wilhelmena Ebel, circa 1917.

Children of Esther A. Gundlach and Walter H. Koenecke

LaVerne Geraldine Koenecke

F, b. 10 February 1918, d. before April 2012
Father*Walter H. Koenecke b. May 1890
Mother*Esther A. Gundlach b. c 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Phelan.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLaVerne Geraldine Koenecke married Herbert Phelan.
Birth10 February 1918LaVerne Geraldine Koenecke was born on 10 February 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach.
Baptism5 May 1918LaVerne Geraldine Koenecke was baptized on 5 May 1918 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Deathbefore April 2012She died before April 2012.
  • LaVerne Geraldine Koenecke was confirmed on 26 March 1931 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

James Walter Koenecke

M, b. 18 December 1919, d. 29 October 2003
Father*Walter H. Koenecke b. May 1890
Mother*Esther A. Gundlach b. c 1897
James Koenecke 1937 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames Walter Koenecke was also known as Jim.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 December 1919James Walter Koenecke was born on 18 December 1919 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach.
Baptism9 May 1920James Walter Koenecke was baptized on 9 May 1920 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage1 September 1944He married Wilma L. Schneider, daughter of Edward M. Schneider and Ellen F. Hirn, on 1 September 1944 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
Death29 October 2003James Walter Koenecke died on 29 October 2003 at age 83 James W. Koenecke, 83, Reedsburg, died on Wednesday morning, Oct. 29, 2003, in his home. He was born on Dec. 18, 1919, in Excelsior Township, Sauk County, the son of Walter and Esther (nee Gundlach) Koenecke. Jim was a 1937 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On Sept. 1, 1944, he married the former Wilma L. Schneider. Jim was a lifelong area farmer. He enjoyed woodworking, farming, spending time with his family and telling a good story. He was very fond of animals and had a special love of horses. Jim was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church and a former member of the cemetery board. He had served as a board member of the Butterfield School; was a delegate for Wisconsin Dairies; a committee member for the Sauk County A.S.C.S; a board member of the Centrol Co-op in Sauk City; past president of the Richland Equity Livestock Association and a board member and past president of the Reedsburg Equity Co-op, which later became the R & L Co-op.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 31, 2003 - James W Koenecke obituary
  • James Walter Koenecke graduated in 1937 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Herman Koenecke

M, b. 8 November 1852, d. 4 April 1927
Father*Henry Koenecke b. c 1827, d. a 1880
Mother*Catherine D. Bliss b. c 1828, d. a 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 November 1852Herman Koenecke was born on 8 November 1852 at Hanover, Germany.
He was the son of Henry Koenecke and Catherine D. Bliss.
Marriagecirca 1875Herman Koenecke married Wilhelmena Ebel circa 1875.
Death4 April 1927Herman Koenecke died on 4 April 1927 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 74.
Burial7 April 1927He was buried on 7 April 1927 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin, service by St John Lutheran Church.
  • Herman Koenecke immigrated in 1868.

Children of Herman Koenecke and Wilhelmena Ebel

Wilhelmena Ebel

F, b. May 1858, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmena Ebel was also known as Minna.
Married Namecirca 1875As of circa 1875,her married name was Koenecke.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1858Wilhelmena Ebel was born in May 1858 at Hanover, Germany.
Marriagecirca 1875She married Herman Koenecke, son of Henry Koenecke and Catherine D. Bliss, circa 1875.
Deathbefore 1910Wilhelmena Ebel died before 1910.
  • Wilhelmena Ebel immigrated in 1868.
  • She had 14 with 13 living in 1900 children.

Children of Wilhelmena Ebel and Herman Koenecke