Louis Austin

M, b. circa 1907

John Dorow

M

Child of John Dorow and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dorow.

Child of unknown (?) and John Dorow

Lydia Ella Meyer

F, b. 2 November 1903, d. 3 July 2004
Father*Frederick Meyer b. Mar 1857, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Catherine Hennings b. Feb 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLydia Ella Meyer was also known as Liddie.
Married Name1926As of 1926,her married name was Elfers.
  • Lydia Ella Meyer was born on 2 November 1903 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Meyer and Catherine Hennings.
  • Lydia Ella Meyer married Edwin M. Elfers in 1926.
  • Lydia Ella Meyer died on 3 July 2004 at age 100 Lydia Ella Elfers, 100, Loganville, died peacefully in her sleep on July 3, 2004, at Zimmerman Nursing Home, Reedsburg. She was born Nov. 2, 1903, in Westfield Township, the daughter of Fred and Catherine (nee Hennings) Meyer. She was baptized, confirmed and married in St. John's Lutheran Church in Loganville where she was a life-long member. Lydia was born and raised on the farm during "horse and buggy" days and married a young farmer, Edwin Elfers, in 1926. One of their first proud possessions was a used Model T Ford. Lydia enjoyed growing and caring for her flowers inside and outside the house. Card parties with her friends was a favorite social activity. Crocheting kept her fingers busy in her later years. Lydia loved to travel to the West Coast to see her niece, Helen, and to the East Coast, Florida, Mexico, Canada and Europe. She was always up for a car or airplane ride. She loved being a chauffeur for her Loganville friends. Her favorite snack for friends was homemade coffee cake and coffee. Lydia is survived by two sons, John (Dottie) Elfers, Rock Springs, and Henry (Deanna) Elfers, Reedsburg; one granddaughter, Julie (Mike) Strutz, Reedsburg; two great-grandchildren, Richie and Samantha Strutz; and sister-in-law, Vera Elfers. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death was her husband, mother and father, brother Paul Meyer, and sister Hulda Kohlmeyer. Lydia commented a few days ago that she traveled a long way and that she took the long way around. We are all glad that she did. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 8 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Rev. Duane Daeke officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, July 7 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg from 4 to 8 p.m. officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lift Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Ella Meyer was listed as a daughter in Frederick Meyer's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLydia Ella Meyer was listed as a daughter in Frederick Meyer's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of Lydia Ella Meyer and Edwin M. Elfers

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1737; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 129.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T625_2015; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 284.

Edwin M. Elfers

M, b. 1903, d. 1971

Child of Edwin M. Elfers and Lydia Ella Meyer

Dr. John Elfers

M, b. 20 January 1940, d. 2 July 2016
Father*Edwin M. Elfers b. 1903, d. 1971
Mother*Lydia Ella Meyer b. 2 Nov 1903, d. 3 Jul 2004
  • Dr. John Elfers married Dorothy Earle Kreider.
  • Dr. John Elfers was born on 20 January 1940.
  • He was the son of Edwin M. Elfers and Lydia Ella Meyer.
  • Dr. John Elfers died on 2 July 2016 at age 76 Dr. John E. Elfers DDS, age 76, of Rock Springs, died tragically in a farm accident at his home on Saturday, July 2, 2016. He was born on January 20, 1940 in Reedsburg, the son of Edwin and Lydia (Meyer) Elfers. John was a 1963 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He was a Vietnam veteran serving until 1969. John then remained in the 440th Reserves based in Milwaukee until 1990. He was a pilot with TWA for six years. John attended Marquette Dental School graduating in 1980. In 1981, he opened the John E. Elfers Dental Office in Reedsburg where he was active until the time of his death. On June 16, 1990, he married the former Dorothy "Dottie" Kreider. John was an active and lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville and a member of the Reedsburg VFW. He enjoyed farming, animals, hiking, hunting, running and later in life became an avid mountain climber. Survivors include his wife, Dottie; his brother: Henry (Deanna) Elfers, of Reedsburg, his niece: Julie (Mike) Strutz, of Loganville; his great nephew: Richie Strutz; his great niece: Samantha Strutz; three AFS students who were like his children: Marie Hallberg, of Sweden; Anastasia (Sasha) Guscina, of Moldovia and Jennifer Liu, of China; other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 11, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Interment with military rites will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Sunday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to St. John Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Dorothy Earle Kreider

F, b. 18 November 1943, d. 10 April 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Elfers.
Name VariationDorothy Earle Kreider was also known as Dottie.
  • Dorothy Earle Kreider married Dr. John Elfers, son of Edwin M. Elfers and Lydia Ella Meyer.
  • Dorothy Earle Kreider was born on 18 November 1943.
  • She died on 10 April 2017 at age 73 Dorothy Earle "Dottie" Elfers, age 73, of Rock Springs, was born on November 18, 1943. She died on Monday, April 10, 2017 from complications of metastatic breast cancer. She was a long time resident of Rock Springs, WI with her husband, Dr. John Elfers, who preceded her in death on July 2, 2016. Dottie was an avid outdoorswoman, farmer, animal lover, equestrian athlete, and friend to family, her horse community and town community. Dottie was born in Montclair, NJ to Dorothy and Clarence Kreider and was raised in a family of four siblings in Denver, CO. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Faribault, MI and attended Colorado University in Boulder, CO. Dottie flew for Frontier Airlines as a flight attendant for 18 years and worked at the Denver Zoo as a zookeeper for primates and large cats before moving to Wisconsin with her husband, John. They settled on their farm where Dottie kept horses, sheep, llamas, and a variety of cats and dogs. They shared their life with two exchange students: Marie Hallberg of Sweden and Anastasia Guscina of Moldova, as well as Tyler Kreiter of DePere WI, who spent many summers with them helping on the farm. Her good friend, Sherri Lower, was at her bedside when she passed. Dottie was first diagnosed with breast cancer 25 years ago. Even when she was in remission, Dottie would spend much of her time supporting other cancer survivors and groups. She gave generously to the Susan Komen Foundation and The American Cancer Society and never forgot her cancer friends in their fight. Dottie was grateful for every day and kept her positive, exuberant attitude throughout her life. Dottie is survived by her sisters: Mary Kreider and Helen (David) Skidmore; her brothers: Jim (Anita) Kreider and Tom (Paula) Kreider; her brother-in-law: Hank (Deanna) Elfers, as well as eight nieces and nephews and six great-nieces and great-nephews. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. A private family burial will be held. In lieu of gifts, flowers and plants, please make donations to St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville or Agrace HospiceCare in remembrance of Dottie. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Harold G. Erdmann

M, b. 1914, d. 22 March 1990
Father*Gustave Erdmann b. 13 Oct 1885, d. 14 Dec 1978
Mother*Martha Muchow b. Nov 1885, d. 8 Nov 1960

Child of Harold G. Erdmann and Margaret D. Goetsch

Dorothy Erdmann

F, d. before March 2003
Father*Harold G. Erdmann b. 1914, d. 22 Mar 1990
Mother*Margaret D. Goetsch b. 25 Oct 1913, d. 4 Mar 2003

Edmund O. Goetsch

M, b. 12 November 1918, d. 19 November 2013
Edmund O. Goetsch
Father*Walter August Goetsch b. 10 Jun 1885, d. Jan 1969
Mother*Marie Harms b. Jun 1886, d. 1964
  • Edmund O. Goetsch was born on 12 November 1918 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Walter August Goetsch and Marie Harms.
  • Edmund O. Goetsch married Lorna L. Muchow, daughter of Lucas Muchow and Marie Schrank, on 20 September 1942.
  • Edmund O. Goetsch died on 19 November 2013 at age 95 Edmund O. Goetsch, 95, of Reedsburg, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 19, 2013, in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. He was born on Nov. 12, 1918, in the town of Washington, the son of Walter and Marie Harms Goetsch. Edmund was a graduate of Reedsburg High School. On Sept. 20, 1942, he was married to the former Lorna L. Muchow. He was a lifelong farmer in the town of Washington. Edmund was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hillpoint. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time. Survivors include his three children, Sandra Smith of Palatine, Ill., Michael (Mariane) Goetsch of Hillpoint and Marsha (Daniel) Hillcoat of Reedsburg; four grandchildren, Nicholas (Sarah) Goetsch, Michele (Nic) Woolever, Tyler (Alyssa) Emerson and Amber (Brian) More; five step-grandchildren, Jamie (Kevyn) Ziemann, Gena Hillcoat, Jim (Annie) Hillcoat, Bradford (Laura) Smith and Glenn (Carole) Smith; five great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Estella Muchow of Hillpoint; four sisters-in-law, Elva (Ewald) Gluth of Loganville; Marcella (Arend) Harms, Arleda Muchow and Myrtle Muchow, all of Reedsburg; one brother-in-law, Melvin Brandt of Baraboo; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorna, on Jan. 1, 2011; his son-in-law, Dexter Smith; a step-granddaughter; one sister, Margaret (Harold) Erdmann; four brothers-in-law, Gilbert, Leonard, LaVern and Melvin (Nina) Muchow; and two sisters-in-law, Eleanor (Hubert) Meyer and DeLores Brandt. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hillpoint with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
16 April 1930Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEdmund O. Goetsch was listed as a son in Walter August Goetsch's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll 2609; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 500.0.

Lorna L. Muchow

F, b. 4 November 1919, d. 1 January 2011
Lorna Muchow Goetsch
Father*Lucas Muchow b. 25 Feb 1891, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Marie Schrank b. 19 Mar 1892, d. 22 Jan 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 September 1942As of 20 September 1942,her married name was Goetsch.
  • Lorna L. Muchow was born on 4 November 1919 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Lucas Muchow and Marie Schrank.
  • Lorna L. Muchow was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Hubert Theodore Meyer and Eleanor E. Muchow on 9 June 1937 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin; Elanor Muchow and Hubert Meyer wedding announcement.
  • Lorna L. Muchow married Edmund O. Goetsch, son of Walter August Goetsch and Marie Harms, on 20 September 1942.
  • Lorna L. Muchow died on 1 January 2011 at age 91 Lorna L Goetsch, age 91, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, Jan 1, 2011 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on Nov 4, 1919 in Loganville, the daughter of Lucas and Marie (Schrank) Muchow.

    On Sept 20, 1942 she was married to Edmund O Goetsch at St Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. Lorna was a faithful member of St Paul's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint and the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening and spending time with her family.

    She was preceded indeath by her son-in-law, Dexter Smith; a step-granddaughter; three brothers, Leonard, Lavern and Melvin (Nina) Muchow; two sisters, Eleanor (Hubert) Meyer and DeLores Brandt; and a sister-in-law, Margaret (Harold) Erdman.

    Survivors include her husband, Edmund; three children, Sandra Smith of Palatine, IL, Michael (Mariane) of Hillpointand Marsha (Daniel) Hillcoat of Reedsburg; four grandchildren, Nicholas (Sarah) Goetsch, Michele (Nic) Woolever, Tyler Emerson and Amber Emerson; five step-grandchildren, Jamie (Kevyn) Ziemann, Gena Hillcoat, Him Hillcoat, Bradford (Laura) Smith and Glen (Carole) Smith; three great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Gilbert (Arleda) Muchow of Reedsburg; two sisters, Elva (Ewald) Gluth of Loganvile and Marcella (Arend) Harms of Reedsburg; two sisters-in-law, Estella Muchow of Hillpoint and Myrtle Muchow of Reedsburg; a brother-in-law, Melvin Brandt of Baraboo; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

    Interment will be in St Paul's Cemetery.
Census DateLocation
23 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLorna L. Muchow was listed as a daughter in Lucas Muchow's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 526.0.

Leonard G. Muchow

M, b. 4 February 1916, d. 16 May 2001
Father*Lucas Muchow b. 25 Feb 1891, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Marie Schrank b. 19 Mar 1892, d. 22 Jan 1970
  • Leonard G. Muchow was born on 4 February 1916 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Lucas Muchow and Marie Schrank.
  • Leonard G. Muchow was a groomsman at the wedding of Hubert Theodore Meyer and Eleanor E. Muchow on 9 June 1937 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin; Elanor Muchow and Hubert Meyer wedding announcement.
  • Leonard G. Muchow died on 16 May 2001 at age 85.
Census DateLocation
23 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLeonard G. Muchow was listed as a son in Lucas Muchow's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Tech 5, US Army, WWII.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 526.0.

Audrey J. Dwars

F, b. 17 November 1925, d. 21 April 2003
Father*William J. Dwars b. Feb 1888, d. 1966
Mother*Elsie A. Mueller b. 1894, d. 1989
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 October 1945As of 12 October 1945,her married name was Giese.
  • Audrey J. Dwars was born on 17 November 1925 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of William J. Dwars and Elsie A. Mueller.
  • Audrey J. Dwars married Roland William Giese, son of Johann Carl Giese and Wilhemina A. Rusch, on 12 October 1945.
  • Audrey J. Dwars died on 21 April 2003 at age 77 Audrey J. Giese, 77, Rock Springs, lost her courageous battle with cancer but gained eternal life with her Savior on Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born in Excelsior Township on Nov. 17, 1925, to William and Elise (nee Mueller) Dwars. She attended Ableman School and then graduated from Baraboo High School in 1943. On Oct. 12, 1945, she married Roland W. Giese. They farmed at the Giese Century Farm near Loganville until 1951 and then purchased her parents' Century Farm in Rock Springs. Audrey played an active role in the operation of Granitop Farm, Inc. Audrey worked at the ASCS office for 31 years before retiring. She was active in the community, serving on the Sauk County Board of Adjustment, the Rock Springs History Committee, St. John's Cemetery Board and was also a loyal member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She loved life and all of its challenges. She enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, painting and photography. Her photo of the Van Hise Rock was used on postcards when it received National Landmark Status, which was greatly due to her efforts. She had a great interest in the Westward Expansion and the Custer era of history. She was a member of several national history groups and traveled to conferences annually throughout the country. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Marjorie; and her husband, Roland. She is survived by her son, John (Diane) Giese, Rock Springs; daughter, Kathleen Giese, Cottage Grove; grandchildren, Elizabeth Witt, Denver, Colo., Katherine Witt, Eau Claire, Pamela (Tyrone) Puttkamer, Baraboo, Jessica and Mark Giese, Rock Springs; great-grandson, Codey Puttkamer, Baraboo; sisters, Laureen (Floyd) Bender, Rock Springs, Joy (Henry) Melton, McFarland; brother-in-law, Alfred Gudenschwager, Hillpoint; nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Audrey Giese will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, April 25 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor Paul Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Rock Springs. Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg and on Friday from 10 a.m., until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Rock Springs. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
  • She was buried after 21 April 2003 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin.
    Roland William and Audrey Dwars Giese tombstone
Census DateLocation
14 April 1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinAudrey J. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1940Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinAudrey J. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1940 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

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: 4A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 89.0.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 56-12.

Elsie A. Mueller

F, b. 1894, d. 1989
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsie A. Mueller was also known as Elise.
Married Namecirca 1914As of circa 1914,her married name was Dwars.
Census DateLocation
14 January 1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Mueller was listed as wife in William J. Dwars's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
14 April 1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Mueller was listed as wife in William J. Dwars's household on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1940Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Mueller was listed as wife in William J. Dwars's household on the 1940 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Elsie A. Mueller and William J. Dwars

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1017.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 89.0.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 56-12.

Marjorie K. Dwars

F, b. circa May 1916, d. 1955
Father*William J. Dwars b. Feb 1888, d. 1966
Mother*Elsie A. Mueller b. 1894, d. 1989
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarjorie K. Dwars was also known as Marjorie C.
Census DateLocation
14 January 1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinMarjorie K. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
14 April 1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinMarjorie K. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1017.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 89.0.

Laureen A. Dwars

F, b. 25 June 1919
Father*William J. Dwars b. Feb 1888, d. 1966
Mother*Elsie A. Mueller b. 1894, d. 1989
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bender.
Census DateLocation
14 January 1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinLaureen A. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
14 April 1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinLaureen A. Dwars was listed as a daughter in William J. Dwars's household on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1017.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 89.0.

Alfred F. Gudenschwager

M, b. 8 January 1900, d. 18 February 2006
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
  • Alfred F. Gudenschwager was born on 8 January 1900 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Frank F. Gudenschwager and Emma Harnish.
  • Alfred F. Gudenschwager married Alrine Vila Giese, daughter of Johann Carl Giese and Wilhemina A. Rusch, on 12 October 1927.
  • Alfred F. Gudenschwager died on 18 February 2006 at age 106 Alfred F. Gudenschwager, age 106, of Loganville, died Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2006, at St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo. He was born on Jan. 8, 1900, in the Town of Washington, Sauk County, the son of Frank and Emma (Harnish) Gudenschwager. On Oct. 12, 1927, he was married to the former Alrine V. Giese. Alfred operated a tavern as well as a grocery store in Hillpoint for many years. He later farmed until his retirement. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. He enjoyed gardening and playing euchre. Survivors include two sons, Lyle (Delorse) Gudenschwager of Adams and Philip (Ruthann) Gudenschwager of Janesville; his son-in-law, Charles Herzing of Cazenovia; seven grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren; numerous great great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Norma Gudenschwager of Madison; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alrine, on Feb. 22, 1987; his daughter, Carol Herzing on Dec. 1, 2003; his daughter-in-law, Katharina Gudenschwager; four brothers; five sisters; and two great great- grandsons, Hunter Osborne and Marcus Carroll. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred F. Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred F. Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred F. Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
7 May 1930Washington, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred F. Gudenschwager was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.4

Child of Alfred F. Gudenschwager and Alrine Vila Giese

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 148.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 514.0.

Peter Ryback

M

Children of Peter Ryback and Anna Hansen

Anna Hansen

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ryback.

Children of Anna Hansen and Peter Ryback

Werner Ryback

M, d. before November 1998
Father*Peter Ryback
Mother*Anna Hansen

Emil Koepke

M

Children of Emil Koepke and Hulda Gaetzke

Hulda Gaetzke

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koepke.

Children of Hulda Gaetzke and Emil Koepke

Roland H. Harms

M, b. 4 February 1926, d. 4 July 2002
Roland Harms - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1944
Father*Ernest C. Harms b. 23 Jun 1896, d. 1982
Mother*Loraine Zimmerman b. 1901, d. 1972
  • Roland H. Harms was born on 4 February 1926.
  • He was the son of Ernest C. Harms and Loraine Zimmerman.
  • Roland H. Harms married Patricia McMahon on 28 July 1948.
  • Roland H. Harms died on 4 July 2002 at age 76 Roland H. Harms, 76, of rural Ettrick, died on Thursday, July 4, 2002 in his home. Roland was born on Feb. 4, 1926 in Loganville, to Ernest and Lorena (nee Zimmerman) Harms. He married Patricia McMahon on July 28, 1948 in Leland. Patricia preceded Roland in death on April 7, 2001. Roland served his country in the Navy during World War II and was very patriotic throughout his life. He was employed as a machinist and later was a plant manager for Artos Engineering in New Berlin. Roland and Patricia moved to rural Ettrick in October of 1992. Roland was very active in his church and enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being one with nature. Roland is survived by two children, Vicki (Phillip) Nugier, Poynette, and Shane (Geralyn) Harms, Ettrick; four loving grandchildren, Danyelle Nugier, Poynette, Cody, Shana and Ryce Harms, all of Ettrick. In addition to his parents and wife, Roland was preceded in death by a sister, Rosella McLaughlin and a brother, Marvin Harms. Memorial services will be held today, Wednesday, July 10, at 1 p.m. in the Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Galesville with Rev. Nathan Strutz officiating. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.

Patricia McMahon

F, d. 7 April 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 July 1948As of 28 July 1948,her married name was Harms.

Rosella Harms

F, d. before July 2002
Father*Ernest C. Harms b. 23 Jun 1896, d. 1982
Mother*Loraine Zimmerman b. 1901, d. 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McLaughlin.

Marvin Harms

M, d. before July 2002
Father*Ernest C. Harms b. 23 Jun 1896, d. 1982
Mother*Loraine Zimmerman b. 1901, d. 1972

Cecilia R. Alt

F, b. 5 January 1911, d. 3 April 2002
Father*Robert Alt b. 4 Oct 1878, d. 12 Jul 1965
Mother*Anna Frances Ringelstetter b. Apr 1889, d. 13 May 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCecilia R. Alt was also known as Celia.
Name VariationCecilia R. Alt was also known as Tillie.
Married Name20 September 1938As of 20 September 1938,her married name was Hemberger.
  • Cecilia R. Alt was born on 5 January 1911 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Alt and Anna Frances Ringelstetter.
  • Cecilia R. Alt married Otto Hemberger, son of Ferdinand Hemberger and Anna Margaret Hutter, on 20 September 1938.
  • Cecilia R. Alt died on 3 April 2002 at age 91 Cecilia R. "Tillie" Hemberger, age 91, of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2002 in the Edward Snyder Nursing Home. She was born on January 5, 1911 in Plain, the daughter of Robert and Anna (Ringlestetter) Alt. On September 20, 1938 she was married to Otto "Snooty" Hemberger. Survivors include four children, Charlotte Koepp of Lake Delton, Darlene (Donald) Mulock of Baraboo, Mary (Dale) Neises of Reedsburg and Tom (Betty) Hemberger; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Sylvester Alt of Janesville and Daniel (Lucille) Alt of Janesville; 6 sisters, Clara (Marv) Roos of Sauk City, Mickey Breunig of Sauk City, Katie Breunig of Sauk City, Alma Frosch of Sauk City, Helen Schulenberg of Sun Prairie and Marie Kolan of Spring Green; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto, on August 18, 1967; a son, Ferdinand; a granddaughter, Sandy Holcomb; and 5 brothers, Leonard, Herbert, Carl, Louie and Robert. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at noon on Saturday at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH in Reedsburg with Father Thomas Monaghan officiating. Interment will be in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Sauk City. There will be a visitation from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
1940Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinCecilia R. Alt was listed as a daughter-in-law in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1940 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Cecilia R. Alt and Otto Hemberger

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-35.

Otto Hemberger

M, b. 20 November 1899, d. 18 August 1967
Father*Ferdinand Hemberger b. Oct 1867, d. 1949
Mother*Anna Margaret Hutter b. 1 Sep 1866, d. 5 Mar 1937
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOtto Hemberger was also known as Richard.
Name VariationOtto Hemberger was also known as Snooty.
Census DateLocation
1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinOtto Hemberger was listed as a son in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinOtto Hemberger was listed as a son in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1930Prairie Du Sac, Sauk, WisconsinOtto Hemberger was listed as a son in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1930 Census at Prairie Du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1940Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinOtto Hemberger was listed as a son in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1940 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.4

Children of Otto Hemberger and Cecilia R. Alt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0134.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Prairie Du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0033.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-35.

Charlotte Ann Hemberger

F, b. 28 December 1936, d. 3 October 2015
Father*Otto Hemberger b. 20 Nov 1899, d. 18 Aug 1967
Mother*Cecilia R. Alt b. 5 Jan 1911, d. 3 Apr 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koepp.
  • Charlotte Ann Hemberger was born on 28 December 1936 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Otto Hemberger and Cecilia R. Alt.
  • Charlotte Ann Hemberger died on 3 October 2015 at age 78.
Census DateLocation
1940Sauk City, Sauk, WisconsinCharlotte Ann Hemberger was listed as a grand-daughter in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1940 Census at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04523; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 56-35.

Sylvester J. Alt

M, b. 19 November 1920, d. 28 April 2013
Father*Robert Alt b. 4 Oct 1878, d. 12 Jul 1965
Mother*Anna Frances Ringelstetter b. Apr 1889, d. 13 May 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSylvester J. Alt was also known as Hezzie.
  • Sylvester J. Alt was born on 19 November 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Robert Alt and Anna Frances Ringelstetter.
  • Sylvester J. Alt married Mildred A. Huppert on 12 August 1947.
  • Sylvester J. Alt died on 28 April 2013 at age 92 Sylvester J. Hezzie Alt, age 92, of Janesville, died on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at home. He was born in Plain, Wis., on Nov. 19, 1920, the son of Robert and Anna (Ringelstetter) Alt. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942-1946. He married Mildred A. Huppert in Ellsworth, Wis., on Aug. 12, 1947. She preceded him in death on Jan. 13, 2000. Hezzie had previously farmed in Cottage Grove and retired from General Motors after 23 ? years on Jan. 1, 1983. He was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church and the UAW Local 95. He was a great fisherman and card player and he loved farming, gardening, the Brewers and the Cubs. Hezzie is survived by his five children, Dennis (Carol) Alt of Janesville, Laureen (James) Ziech of Kalamazoo, Mich., Bonita (Jim Long) Gable of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Bruce (Lori) Alt of Janesville, and David (Connie) Alt of Janesville; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Daniel (Lucille) Alt; and two sisters, Alma Frosch and Katie Breunig. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; five brothers, Herbert, Leonard, Louis, Robert and Charles; and five sisters, Marie Kolan, Florence Breunig, Clara Roose, Helen Schullenburg and Celia Hemberger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH with the Rev. Randy Timmerman officiating. Entombment will be in Mount Olivet Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.