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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1922Kenneth E. Kewit was born circa 1922 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Kenneth E. Kewit died before April 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
Life EventDateDescription
Ruth Kewit was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
DeathRuth Kewit died at died in infancy.

Carl J. Dettmann

M, b. August 1865, d. January 1949
Father*Friedrich J. Dettmann b. 27 Jan 1837, d. 9 Sep 1901
Mother*Maria Dorothea Stuppe b. 17 Apr 1838, d. 23 Apr 1901
Carl Dettman 1944
Carl Dettman 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl J. Dettmann was also known as Dettman.
Name VariationCarl J. Dettmann was also known as Charles J.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1865Carl J. Dettmann was born in August 1865 at Germany.
He was the son of Friedrich J. Dettmann and Maria Dorothea Stuppe.
MarriageNovember 1894Carl J. Dettmann married Bertha Eickert, daughter of Fritz Eickert and Wilhelmina Lewerenz, in November 1894.
DeathJanuary 1949Carl J. Dettmann died in January 1949 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83 Carl J Dettmann obituary.
The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) 17 Jan 1949 - Carl J Dettmann obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinCarl J. Dettmann was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin, listed as Ditman.1
  • In November 1944 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
    The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) 12 Nov 1944 - Carl and Bertha Dettmann 50th wedding anniversary celebration
  • 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. Dettmann and Bertha Eickert

Citations

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

Bertha Eickert

F, b. November 1874, d. 30 December 1968
Father*Fritz Eickert b. 14 Oct 1849, d. 16 May 1918
Mother*Wilhelmina Lewerenz b. 6 Aug 1848, d. 19 Jun 1926
Mrs Carl Dettman (Bertha) 1944
Mrs Carl Dettman (Bertha) 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha Eickert was also known as Berdie.
Married NameNovember 1894As of November 1894,her married name was Dettmann.
Married NameNovember 1894As of November 1894,her married name was Dettman.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1874Bertha Eickert was born in November 1874 at Germany.
She was the daughter of Fritz Eickert and Wilhelmina Lewerenz.
MarriageNovember 1894Bertha Eickert married Carl J. Dettmann, son of Friedrich J. Dettmann and Maria Dorothea Stuppe, in November 1894.
Death30 December 1968Bertha Eickert died on 30 December 1968 at age 94.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Eickert was listed as wife in Carl J. Dettmann's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
  • Bertha Eickert had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children.
  • In November 1944 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
    The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) 12 Nov 1944 - Carl and Bertha Dettmann 50th wedding anniversary celebration
  • 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 Eickert and Carl J. Dettmann

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. Dettmann b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha Eickert b. Nov 1874, d. 30 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPowell Dettman was also known as Paul.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1898Powell Dettman was born in May 1898 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl J. Dettmann and Bertha Eickert.
Deathafter 1949Powell Dettman died after 1949.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinPowell Dettman was listed as a son in Carl J. Dettmann'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. Dettmann b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha Eickert b. Nov 1874, d. 30 Dec 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1901Elsa Dettman was born circa 1901 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Carl J. Dettmann and Bertha Eickert.

Frederick Dettman

M, b. circa 1903, d. after 1949
Father*Carl J. Dettmann b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha Eickert b. Nov 1874, d. 30 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Dettman was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Frederick Dettman was born circa 1903 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl J. Dettmann and Bertha Eickert.
Deathafter 1949Frederick Dettman died after 1949.

Friedrich J. Dettmann

M, b. 27 January 1837, d. 9 September 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriedrich J. Dettmann was also known as Dettman.
Name VariationFriedrich J. Dettmann was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 January 1837Friedrich J. Dettmann was born on 27 January 1837 at Germany also reported as Apr 1838.
Marriagecirca 1858He married Maria Dorothea Stuppe circa 1858.
Death9 September 1901Friedrich J. Dettmann died on 9 September 1901 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 64.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinFriedrich J. Dettmann was listed as father in Carl J. Dettmann's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1

Child of Friedrich J. Dettmann and Maria Dorothea Stuppe

Citations

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

Maria Dorothea Stuppe

F, b. 17 April 1838, d. 23 April 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Dorothea Stuppe was also known as Mary.
Married Namecirca 1858As of circa 1858,her married name was Dettman.
Married Namecirca 1858As of circa 1858,her married name was Dettmann.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 April 1838Maria Dorothea Stuppe was born on 17 April 1838 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1858She married Friedrich J. Dettmann circa 1858.
Death23 April 1901Maria Dorothea Stuppe died on 23 April 1901 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 63.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinMaria Dorothea Stuppe was listed as mother in Carl J. Dettmann's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
  • Maria Dorothea Stuppe had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.

Child of Maria Dorothea Stuppe and Friedrich J. Dettmann

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHelen Kewit married Harry Westpfahl.
Birthcirca 1910Helen Kewit was born circa 1910 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Helen Kewit died before April 2004.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAda Kewit married Carl Miller.
Birthcirca 1911Ada Kewit was born circa 1911 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Ada Kewit died before April 2004.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGertrude Kewit married Robert Giraud.
MarriageGertrude Kewit married Ovid Oakes.
Birthcirca 1913Gertrude Kewit was born circa 1913 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Gertrude Kewit died before April 2004.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageViolet A. Kewit married Curtis Farmer.
Birthcirca 1915Violet A. Kewit was born circa 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Violet A. Kewit died before April 2004.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBeatrice A. Kewit married Bud Wakefield.
Birthcirca 1916Beatrice A. Kewit was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Beatrice A. Kewit died before April 2004.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret V. Kewit married Carl Drews.
Birthcirca 1917Margaret V. Kewit was born circa 1917 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Margaret V. Kewit died before April 2004.

Harry Westpfahl

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarry Westpfahl married Helen Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Harry Westpfahl died before April 2004.

Carl Miller

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Miller married Ada Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Carl Miller died before April 2004.

Robert Giraud

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert Giraud married Gertrude Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Robert Giraud died before April 2004.

Ovid Oakes

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageOvid Oakes married Gertrude Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Ovid Oakes died before April 2004.

Curtis Farmer

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCurtis Farmer married Violet A. Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Curtis Farmer died before April 2004.

Child of Curtis Farmer and Violet A. Kewit

Bud Wakefield

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBud Wakefield married Beatrice A. Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Bud Wakefield died before April 2004.

Carl Drews

M, d. before April 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Drews married Margaret V. Kewit, daughter of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
Deathbefore April 2004Carl Drews died 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 May 1936Lila M. Farmer was born on 17 May 1936.
She was the daughter of Curtis Farmer and Violet A. Kewit.
Death13 February 2004Lila 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1852Ernestina (?) was born in October 1852 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1874She married August Kewit circa 1874.
Deathafter 1930Ernestina (?) died after 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1853August Kewit was born in April 1853 at Prussia.
Marriagecirca 1874He married Ernestina (?) circa 1874.
Deathbefore 1930August Kewit died before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1875Bertha Kewit was born circa 1875 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kewit and Ernestina (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1877Amelia Kewit was born circa 1877 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kewit and Ernestina (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1881Mata Kewit was born in June 1881 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kewit and Ernestina (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1883Liddie Kewit was born in September 1883 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Kewit and Ernestina (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
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.

Frances Groshong

F, b. circa 1806
Father*Samuel Groshong b. c 1786, d. 1827
Mother*Elizabeth Buckalew b. 1782, d. b 1834
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrances Groshong was also known as Fannie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1806Frances Groshong was born circa 1806 at Missouri.
She was the daughter of Samuel Groshong and Elizabeth Buckalew.