Edward Becker

M, d. before April 2004

Kenneth E. Kewit

M, b. circa 1922, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004

Ruth Kewit

F
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004

Carl J. Dettman

M, b. August 1865, d. January 1949
Carl Dettman 1945
Father*Fred Dettman b. Apr 1838, d. a 1900
Mother*Mary (?) b. Apr 1838, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl J. Dettman was also known as Charles J.
  • Carl J. Dettman was born in August 1865 at Germany.
  • He was the son of Fred Dettman and Mary (?).
  • Carl J. Dettman married Bertha (?) circa 1894.
  • Carl J. Dettman died in January 1949 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinCarl J. Dettman was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin, listed as Ditman.1
     In November 1945 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 15, 1945 - Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration

Children of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Bertha (?)

F, b. November 1874, d. after 1949
Mrs Carl Dettman (Bertha) 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha (?) was also known as Berdie (?).
Married Namecirca 1894As of circa 1894,her married name was Dettman.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha (?) was listed as wife in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
     Bertha (?) had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children. In November 1945 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 15, 1945 - Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration

Children of Bertha (?) and Carl J. Dettman

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Powell Dettman

M, b. May 1898, d. after 1949
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPowell Dettman was also known as Paul.
  • Powell Dettman was born in May 1898 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?).
  • Powell Dettman died after 1949.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinPowell Dettman was listed as a son in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Elsa Dettman

F, b. circa 1901
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949

Frederick Dettman

M, b. circa 1903, d. after 1949
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Dettman was also known as Fred.
  • Frederick Dettman was born circa 1903 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?).
  • Frederick Dettman died after 1949.

Fred Dettman

M, b. April 1838, d. after 1900
  • Fred Dettman was born in April 1838 at Germany.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1858.
  • Fred Dettman died after 1900.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinFred Dettman was listed as father in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1

Child of Fred Dettman and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Mary (?)

F, b. April 1838, d. after 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1858As of circa 1858,her married name was Dettman.
  • Mary (?) was born in April 1838 at Germany.
  • She married Fred Dettman circa 1858.
  • Mary (?) died after 1900.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinMary (?) was listed as mother in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
     Mary (?) had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.

Child of Mary (?) and Fred Dettman

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Helen Kewit

F, b. circa 1910, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Westpfahl.

Ada Kewit

F, b. circa 1911, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miller.

Gertrude Kewit

F, b. circa 1913, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Oakes.
Married NameHer married name was Giraud.

Violet A. Kewit

F, b. circa 1915, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Farmer.

Child of Violet A. Kewit and Curtis Farmer

Beatrice A. Kewit

F, b. circa 1916, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wakefield.

Margaret V. Kewit

F, b. circa 1917, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Drews.

Harry Westpfahl

M, d. before April 2004

Carl Miller

M, d. before April 2004

Robert Giraud

M, d. before April 2004

Ovid Oakes

M, d. before April 2004

Curtis Farmer

M, d. before April 2004

Child of Curtis Farmer and Violet A. Kewit

Bud Wakefield

M, d. before April 2004

Carl Drews

M, d. before April 2004

Lila M. Farmer

F, b. 17 May 1936, d. 13 February 2004
Father*Curtis Farmer d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Violet A. Kewit b. c 1915, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name13 August 1954As of 13 August 1954,her married name was Sommerfeldt.
  • Lila M. Farmer was born on 17 May 1936.
  • She was the daughter of Curtis Farmer and Violet A. Kewit.
  • Lila M. Farmer died on 13 February 2004 at age 67 Lila M. Sommerfeldt, 67, of Tomah, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 17, 1936, to Curtis and Violet (Kewit) Farmer at Wilton. She was united in marriage to Richard "Dick" Sommerfeldt on Aug. 13, 1954, at Wilton by Pastor C. Schulte. Prior to her retirement, Lila worked at Camp Williams USP&FO as an accounting technician. She was recognized by both the Federal Government and the State of Wisconsin for 20 years of faithful service. Lila was community minded and was always willing to volunteer her time to help others whenever she was asked. She was a member of and very active in the Tomah American Legion Auxiliary. She served as Auxiliary President and also served as Deputy Representative for the Auxiliary. She loved to golf and was a member of the Holiday Lodge Ladies Golf League and the Couples League. She was also a longtime and faithful member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tomah. Lila especially enjoyed the time she spent with husband Dick and the family. She enjoyed traveling and family outings. Dick and Lila had the good fortune to travel to and visit almost every state in the United States.

    She was a loving and devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

    She is survived by her husband, Richard of Tomah; a daughter, Susan Solberg of New Hope, Minn; two sons, Richard "Rick" (Yvonne) of Warrens and Kurt (Marilyn) of Rochester, Minn; five grandchildren, Alicia Hardimon, Aaron, Joslyn, Brian and Danielle Sommerfeldt; a sister, Beverly Schroeder of Chandler, Ariz; and a brother, James (Jeanne) Farmer of Janesville; a sister-in-law, Arline Budde of Wilton, and a brother-in-law, Gordy (Carol) Summerfeld of Holmen; four aunts, Jeanette Becker, Ardella Gerke, Jean Kewitt, all of Tomah; two uncles, Harold (Gladys) Kewit and Jim Kewit, all of Tomah; many cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six aunts, Evelyn Rogge, Ada Miller, Helen Westpfahl, Gertrude Oakes, Beatrice Wakefield, and Margaret Drews; nine uncles, Harry Westpfahl, Carl Miller, Ovid Oakes, Rolland Wakefield, Carl Drews, Edward Becker, Allan Gerke, Ernest Rogge and Kenneth Kewitt.

    Funeral services were held today (Monday), Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 310 W. Elizabeth St., Tomah. Pastor William Rice and Pastor Martha J. Hampton officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery at Tomah.

    Relatives and friends called at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St., Tomah, on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

    The family requests memorials be given to Tomah Hospice Touch, c/o Tomah Memorial Hospital, 321 Butts Ave., Tomah, WI 54660, in memory of Lila Sommerfeldt.

Ernestina (?)

F, b. October 1852, d. after 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErnestina (?) was also known as Tina (?).
Married Namecirca 1874As of circa 1874,her married name was Kewit.
  • Ernestina (?) was born in October 1852 at Germany.
  • She married August Kewit circa 1874.
  • Ernestina (?) died after 1930.
Census DateLocation
1880Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinErnestina (?) was listed as wife in August Kewit's household on the 1880 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1
15 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinErnestina (?) was listed as wife in August Kewit's household on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.2
     Ernestina (?) immigrated in 1873. She had 6 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Ernestina (?) and August Kewit

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1439 Page Number 158C.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 115.

August Kewit

M, b. April 1853, d. before 1930
  • August Kewit was born in April 1853 at Prussia.
  • He married Ernestina (?) circa 1874.
  • August Kewit died before 1930.
Census DateLocation
1880Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinAugust Kewit was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1
15 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.2

Children of August Kewit and Ernestina (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1439 Page Number 158C.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 115.

Bertha Kewit

F, b. circa 1875
Father*August Kewit b. Apr 1853, d. b 1930
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Oct 1852, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
1880Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinBertha Kewit was listed as a daughter in August Kewit's household on the 1880 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1439 Page Number 158C.

Amelia Kewit

F, b. circa 1877
Father*August Kewit b. Apr 1853, d. b 1930
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Oct 1852, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
1880Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinAmelia Kewit was listed as a daughter in August Kewit's household on the 1880 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1439 Page Number 158C.

Mata Kewit

F, b. June 1881
Father*August Kewit b. Apr 1853, d. b 1930
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Oct 1852, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
15 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinMata Kewit was listed as a daughter in August Kewit's household on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 115.

Liddie Kewit

F, b. September 1883
Father*August Kewit b. Apr 1853, d. b 1930
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Oct 1852, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
15 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinLiddie Kewit was listed as a daughter in August Kewit's household on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 115.