Eric H. Westedt

M, b. 28 December 1917, d. 26 May 2006
Father*Henry Carl Westedt b. 23 Sep 1881, d. 12 Nov 1966
Mother*Helena Meyer b. 26 Aug 1882, d. 17 Oct 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Variation24 January 1941As of 24 January 1941, Eric H. Westedt was also known as Erich.
  • Eric H. Westedt was born on 28 December 1917.
  • He was the son of Henry Carl Westedt and Helena Meyer.
  • Eric H. Westedt married Marie A. Trachsler, daughter of Verne W. Trachsler and Agnes M. Ruhland, on 24 January 1941.
  • Eric H. Westedt died on 26 May 2006 at age 88 Eric H. Westedt, of Loganville, found peace, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, May 26, 2006, after a courageous battle with heart disease at the age of 88. He was born on December 28, 1917 in the Town of Washington, Sauk County, the son of Henry and Helena (Meyer) Westedt. On January 24, 1941 he was united in marriage to Marie A. Trachsler at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint. Eric was a farmer and a carpenter in the Loganville area all of his life. He served as a supervisor for the Town of Franklin in Sauk County for 27 years with diligence, honesty and integrity. He was also an agent for Reedsburg-Westfield Mutual Insurance from 1962-1996. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Eric was specially proud to have made 50 big game hunting trips out West with his son and grandson. He also enjoyed his John Deere 730 gas tractor. urvivors include his wife, Marie; two children, Judith (Bill) Courtney of LaValle and Harlan Westedt and his friend, Pam Wollin, of Loganville; two grandchildren, Danny (Jane) Nobs, of LaValle and Tricia (Corey) Denman, of Portage; one great grandson, Mason Denman; step great-grandchildren, Brittany Hahn, Courtney Hahn and Andrew Scheuer; his sister, Lillian Venden, of New York; his brother, Vern (Clara) Westedt, of Reedsburg; brothers-in-law, Vern (Adeline) Trachsler, Duane Trachsler and Eugene Luedtke; sisters-in-law, Betty Oetzman, Faye (Blaine) Tourdot, Audrey Westedt and Lois Westedt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Tiffany Westedt; one sister, Eleanore Reimer; two brothers, Paul and Walter Wstedt; brothers-in-law, Lester Oetzman, Lyle Rhode, Kenneth Trachsler, Ace Trachsler and Herman Reimer; and sisters-in-law, Doris Trachsler, Lorraine Trachsler, Marcella Rhode and Helen Luedtke. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Duane Dacke officiating. Interment was in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery at Hillpoint. The family received friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tueday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.

Child of Eric H. Westedt and Marie A. Trachsler

Betty Jane Trachsler

F, b. 21 June 1925, d. 24 April 2010
Father*Verne W. Trachsler b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Sep 1959
Mother*Agnes M. Ruhland b. 9 Aug 1900, d. 28 Feb 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Oetzman.

Lester Oetzman

M, d. before May 2006

Duane Trachsler

M, b. 30 August 1933, d. 10 September 2011
Father*Verne W. Trachsler b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Sep 1959
Mother*Agnes M. Ruhland b. 9 Aug 1900, d. 28 Feb 1956

Ace Trachsler

M, b. 16 September 1938, d. 16 September 1938
Father*Verne W. Trachsler b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Sep 1959
Mother*Agnes M. Ruhland b. 9 Aug 1900, d. 28 Feb 1956

Kenneth C. Trachsler

M, b. 15 November 1931, d. 4 February 2004
Kenneth C Trachsler - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
Father*Verne W. Trachsler b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Sep 1959
Mother*Agnes M. Ruhland b. 9 Aug 1900, d. 28 Feb 1956
  • Kenneth C. Trachsler was born on 15 November 1931.
  • He was the son of Verne W. Trachsler and Agnes M. Ruhland.
  • Kenneth C. Trachsler died on 4 February 2004 at age 72 Kenneth C. Trachsler, age 72 of Baraboo, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at St. Clare Hospital. Ken was born on November 15, 1931 in the town of Franklin, Sauk County, Wisconsin, the son of Verne and Agnes (Ruhland) Trachsler. On May 20, 1954 he married Lorraine VerVoort at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. He was the owner and operator of Ken's Electric Motor Repair Shop in Baraboo for many years and managed the Town of Baraboo Recycling Station. Ken was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Baraboo; his daughter, Kim (Bruce) Ardelt of Tomah; two grandchildren, Jonathan Ardelt of Madison and Katie Ardelt of Tomah; four sisters, Marie (Eric) Westedt of Loganville, Betty Oetzman of Loganville, Helen (Eugene) Luedtke and Faye (Blaine) Tourdot both of Reedsburg; two brothers, Verne (Adeline) Trachsler Jr. of Baraboo, and Duane Trachsler of Plain. He was preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Rohde; a brother, Ace Trachsler and his parents. A Memorial Mass was held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Fr. Lorin M. Bowens officiated. The Rago Funeral Home is assisting the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.

Marcella Trachsler

F, b. 15 July 1927, d. 11 January 1998
Father*Verne W. Trachsler b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Sep 1959
Mother*Agnes M. Ruhland b. 9 Aug 1900, d. 28 Feb 1956
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rhode.

Lyle Rhode

M, d. before May 2006

Ralph C. Mattix

M, b. 16 April 1884, d. 30 March 1936
Father*(?) Mattix d. b Mar 1936
Mother*unknown (?) d. a Mar 1936
  • Ralph C. Mattix was born on 16 April 1884 at Kentucky.
  • He was the son of (?) Mattix and unknown (?).
  • Ralph C. Mattix married Josephine B. (?) before 1910.
  • Ralph C. Mattix died on 30 March 1936 at Wisconsin at age 51 Ralph Mattix, 52, Ableman, passed away at the St. Mary's hospital, Baraboo, on Monday evening, March 30, 1936. He had undergone an appendectomy last week, and later pneumonia developed. He was born on April 16, 1884. Funeral services for Mr. Mattix were held yesterday afternoon from the Ableman Baptist church. He is survived by the widow, three children, Richard, Lloyd and Loretta, his mother, Mrs. Wm. Kumke, Ableman, besides other relatives.

Children of Ralph C. Mattix and Josephine B. (?)

(?) Mattix

M, d. before March 1936
  • (?) Mattix married unknown (?) before 1884.
  • (?) Mattix died before March 1936.

Child of (?) Mattix and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F, d. after March 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1884As of before 1884,her married name was Mattix.
Married Namebefore March 1936As of before March 1936,her married name was Kumke.
  • Unknown (?) married (?) Mattix before 1884.
  • Unknown (?) died after March 1936.

Child of unknown (?) and (?) Mattix

Josephine B. (?)

F, d. after March 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1910As of before 1910,her married name was Mattix.

Children of Josephine B. (?) and Ralph C. Mattix

Richard T. Mattix

M, b. circa 1910
Father*Ralph C. Mattix b. 16 Apr 1884, d. 30 Mar 1936
Mother*Josephine B. (?) d. a Mar 1936

Loretta J. Mattix

F, b. circa 1918
Father*Ralph C. Mattix b. 16 Apr 1884, d. 30 Mar 1936
Mother*Josephine B. (?) d. a Mar 1936

Sarah Bertha Muchow

F, b. 13 November 1921, d. 1 March 2002
Father*Reinhold William Muchow b. 23 Mar 1893, d. 12 Apr 1959
Mother*Emma M. Schenck b. 20 Jan 1894, d. 13 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyer.
Married Name19 January 1941As of 19 January 1941,her married name was Meyer.
  • Sarah Bertha Muchow was born on 13 November 1921.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck.
  • Sarah Bertha Muchow died on 1 March 2002 at age 80 Sarah B. Meyer, 80, Reedsburg, died on Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 13, 1921, in Washington Township, Sauk County, the daughter of Reinhold and Emma (nee Schenck) Muchow. On Jan. 19, 1941, Sarah married Edward E. Meyer at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. This marriage was blessed with five children. After her marriage, Sarah was employed at the Badger Ammunition Plant and later as a cashier at Kroger's Grocery Store in Reedsburg. She started the hot lunch program at St. Peter's School and worked there for many years. She was also later employed at Meyer Oil as the office manager. Sarah was a member of St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church where she served on the Ladies Aid for many years. She was also a member of the LWML and was active in several Bible studies. Sarah was a former Chairwoman of the Reedsburg Fire Department Auxiliary where she was instrumental in starting the Annual Spaghetti Supper. Sarah enjoyed crocheting, sewing and quilting. She loved to cook and bake, and had a special interest in fishing and playing cards. She is survived by her husband, Edward Meyer, Reedsburg; children and their spouses, Rev. Dr. Ronald and Lou Ann Meyer, New Berlin, Geraldine and Rev. John Ehlke, Spring Valley, Cal., Shirley and Allen Piepenbrink, Menomonee Falls, Gloria and Bruce Darnall, Lake Mills, Rosalie and Rev. Dr. Timm Griffin, New Berlin; 17 grandchildren, Rev. Jeff Meyer, Jenni Locke, Janelle Meyer, Brian, Matt, and Heather Ehlke, Tracey Bowers, Eric and Jamie Piepenbrink, John, Sarah, and Mark Darnall, Laura Howell, Ben, Adam, Lisa, and Greg Griffin; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ella (Milton) Repka, Rock Springs, Ruby (Chuck) McFarlane, Sauk City, Norma (Paul) Doering, Germantown; sisters-in-law, Delores Muchow, Paris, Ill., Lorna Schulte, Hillpoint, Eleanor Meyer, Hillpoint, Bernice Meyer, Hillpoint, Irma Lowery, Reedsburg; many nieces, nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Emily Griffin; a brother, Arlie Muchow. Funeral services for Sarah B. Meyer were conducted at 11 a.m on Monday, March 4, at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church with Reverend Kevin J. Kohnke officiating. Burial followed in St. Peter's Cemetery, Reedsburg. Friends called on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home and on Monday 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. Peter's Church Workers Scholarship Fund. The Farber Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.

Ella L. Muchow

F, b. 2 September 1924, d. 15 September 2012
Father*Reinhold William Muchow b. 23 Mar 1893, d. 12 Apr 1959
Mother*Emma M. Schenck b. 20 Jan 1894, d. 13 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 September 1945As of 25 September 1945,her married name was Repka.
  • Ella L. Muchow was born on 2 September 1924 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck.
  • Ella L. Muchow married Milton C. Repka, son of John Repka and Clara (?), on 25 September 1945.
  • Ella L. Muchow died on 15 September 2012 at age 88 Ella L.(Muchow) Repka, age 88, of Rock Springs, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012, at her home. She was born on September 2, 1924, on a farm near Loganville. She was the daughter of Reinhold and Emma (Schenck) Muchow. On September 25, 1945, Ella married Milton C. Repka at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Together they celebrated 63 years of marriage. This marriage was blessed with one son, Leslie.

    Through the years, Ella babysat neighborhood children; to them, she was known as Grandma Ella, which she loved. Ella was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rock Springs, serving in various positions, including Ladies Aid. She enjoyed baking, quilting, and crafting, and most of all, enjoyed playing cards with her family and many friends. Family was very important to Ella and always cherished the time spent together.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milton on December 22, 2008; brother, Arlie (Dolores) Muchow; sister, Sarah (Edward) Meyer; nieces, Rita Repka, Joan (McFarlane) Hanson; great-niece, Emily Griffin; brothers-in-law, Walter Repka, Paul McFarlane; sister-in-law, Gladys (Fred) Putz; mother and father-in-law, John and Clara Repka.

    Ella is survived by her son, Leslie and Joan Stevens-Repka of Rock Springs;

    Grandchildren: Jessie (Mike) Hunter of Pickett, WI; great granddaughters, Emily and Catherine Hunter;

    Grandson, Luke (Jenna) Repka, of LaValle; great grandchildren, Alice, Diamond and Tanner;

    Granddaughter Rebecca (Terry) Curtis of Cuba City, WI; great grandson, Evan;

    Grandchildren, Brandy Koehler and Carmen Stevens-Repka, of Rock Springs;

    Sisters: Ruby McFarlane of Sauk City, Norma (Paul) Doering of Germantown, WI;

    Sister-in-law, Betty Repka of Rock Springs;

    Several nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.

    We celebrate Ella’s life with a service at 11:30 AM on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rock Springs, with Pastor David Karow officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, rural Rock Springs. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, and on Thursday from 10:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. Memorials may be made to St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Rock Springs in lieu of flowers.

    The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Milton C. Repka

M, d. 22 December 2008
Father*John Repka d. b Sep 2012
Mother*Clara (?) d. b Sep 2012

Chuck McFarlane

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChuck McFarlane was also known as Paul.

Norma S. Muchow

F, b. circa 1932, d. 2 February 2017
Norma S Muchow - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
Father*Reinhold William Muchow b. 23 Mar 1893, d. 12 Apr 1959
Mother*Emma M. Schenck b. 20 Jan 1894, d. 13 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Doering.
  • Norma S. Muchow married Paul Doering.
  • Norma S. Muchow was born circa 1932.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck.
  • Norma S. Muchow died on 2 February 2017 Norma S. Doering (nee Muchow) entered into Eternal Life on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at the age of 84. She was the beloved wife of Paul for 58 years; loving mother of David (Joan) and Jim (Karen); cherished grandmother of Rachel, Alex and Ben; and dear sister of Ruby (the late Paul) McFarlane. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Sarah (the late Ed) Meyer, Ella (the late Milton) Repka and Arlie (the late Dolores) Muchow.

    Throughout her life, Norma was a teacher, both in her personal and professional life. She affected the lives of countless individuals as a person, as a friend, and as an educator.

    Visitation will be on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the SCHMIDT & BARTELT FUNERAL HOME, N84 W17937 Menomonee Ave., Menomonee Falls, from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. A procession to Wisconsin Memorial Park for committal prayers and entombment will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Norma's name may be directed to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Menomonee Falls.

Paul Doering

M

Arlie Paul Muchow

M, b. 17 July 1927, d. 3 June 1993
Father*Reinhold William Muchow b. 23 Mar 1893, d. 12 Apr 1959
Mother*Emma M. Schenck b. 20 Jan 1894, d. 13 Dec 1965

Gerhardt W. Meyer

M, d. 14 November 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerhardt W. Meyer was also known as Gerhard.
  • Gerhardt W. Meyer married Zita E. Soltwedel, daughter of Otto J. Soltwedel and Emma D. Lindenberg, on 6 October 1939 Marriage licenses issued in Sauk county, Wisconsin (01 Oct 1939): Gerhard Meyer, town of Washington; Zita Soltwedel, Loganville.
    Marriage licenses issued in Sauk county, Wisconsin (01 Oct 1939) including George Bauer and Gerhard Meyer
  • Gerhardt W. Meyer died on 14 November 1985.

Carl Behnke

M

Evan Mittlesteadt

M, d. before August 2003
  • Evan Mittlesteadt died before August 2003.

Iona Mittlesteadt

F, d. before August 2003
Father*Elmer Mittlesteadt b. Nov 1895, d. 18 Apr 1965
Mother*Hazel Fish b. 18 Feb 1898, d. 13 Jul 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ferguson.

Esther Towers

F, b. circa 1918, d. before September 2001
Father*Wallace William Towers b. 1 Jan 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Mother*Amanda Shrieber b. c 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sacharaski.

Marion A. Towers

F, b. 19 April 1915, d. 22 September 2001
Father*Wallace William Towers b. 1 Jan 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Mother*Amanda Shrieber b. c 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Parks.
  • Marion A. Towers married Gordon Parks.
  • Marion A. Towers was born on 19 April 1915 at WIsconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Wallace William Towers and Amanda Shrieber.
  • Marion A. Towers died on 22 September 2001 at age 86 Marion A. Parks, age 86, died on September 22, 2001 at St. Care Meadows, Baraboo. Mrs. Park, the daughter of Wallace and Amanda (Schreiber) Towers, was born April 19, 1915 in Caledonia Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin. She is survived by a daughter, Joanne (Neil) Jensen, Merrimac; a son, Robert (Deborah) Parks, Island Heights, New Jersey; 8 grandchildren, Steve (Sharon) Jensen, Debra Jensen, Chris (Susan) Jensen, David Parks, Betsy (Scott) Dedrickson, Douglas Parks, Matthew (Dawn) Parks, and Andrew Parks; 9 great-grandchildren, Ryan and Rachel Jensen, Kristof and Karli Dedrickson, Sara and Emily Parks, Linsey and Dylan Parks, and Royal Parks; a sister, Dorothy (Herb) Feddick, Duluth, Minnesota; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon, in 1993; her parents; a son and daughter-in-law, James and Sally Parks; a grandson, Braden Parks; and sisters, Margaret (Willard) Kindschi and Esther (Edward) Sacharaski. There will be no visitation. Burial will take place at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Merrimac. Since five members of her immediate family were or are motivated in firefighting, memorials may be made in Marion's name to your local fire department. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Child of Marion A. Towers and Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

M, d. 1993

Child of Gordon Parks and Marion A. Towers

Dorothy Towers

F, b. circa 1921
Father*Wallace William Towers b. 1 Jan 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Mother*Amanda Shrieber b. c 1891, d. b Sep 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Feddick.

James Parks

M, d. before September 2001
Father*Gordon Parks d. 1993
Mother*Marion A. Towers b. 19 Apr 1915, d. 22 Sep 2001