Floyd Otto Riggert

M, b. 21 June 1911, d. 21 June 1967
Father*William Ferdinand Riggert b. 8 May 1883, d. 20 Dec 1978
Mother*Lorna L. Wischoff b. Dec 1882, d. 19 Dec 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 June 1911Floyd Otto Riggert was born on 21 June 1911 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Ferdinand Riggert and Lorna L. Wischoff.
Baptism9 July 1911Floyd Otto Riggert was baptized on 9 July 1911 at St John Luthern Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death21 June 1967He died on 21 June 1967 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 56.

Amund O. Tuhus

M, b. circa 1891, d. 4 October 1970
Father*(?) Tuhus
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1891Amund O. Tuhus was born circa 1891.
He was the son of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).
Marriage14 September 1929Amund O. Tuhus married Valera Riggert, daughter of John Riggert and Elizabeth Schuette, on 14 September 1929.
Death4 October 1970Amund O. Tuhus died on 4 October 1970 Amund O. Tuhus, 79, a longtime Loganville general store operator, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 4, 1970, while traveling in Spain with his wife. He had retired from the store and sold it about 15 years ago to Paul Roewer after operating it for nearly 50 years. He purchased the store from the late John Riggert. He came to the Loganville area from Viroqua. He was a veteran of WWI and a member of St. Peter's Lutheran church, Loganville, in Reedsburg, he was a 50 year member of the Masonic lodge, Chaper and Commandery. He belonged to the Consistory and Zor shrine in Madison. He was a director of the Farmers and Merchants bank. Surviving are his wife, the former Valera Riggert; two daughters, Mrs. Donald Oncken, Stoughton, and Mrs. Ralph Carlson, Norwalk, CT., six grand-children; two brothers, Kenneth, Madison; and Sidney, in Florida; and two sisters, Mrs. Esther Coleman, Viroqua; and Miss Mabel Tuhus, Madison. Services will be arranged at the Gant Funeral Home, 1130 East Main Street. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper of 10-10-1970.

Robert Edward Riggert

M, b. 23 November 1913, d. 28 April 2000
Father*Otto John Riggert b. 31 Oct 1885, d. Apr 1960
Mother*Amelia Reinecke b. c 1887, d. Feb 1952
Robert Riggert 1931 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 November 1913Robert Edward Riggert was born on 23 November 1913 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Otto John Riggert and Amelia Reinecke.
Baptism18 December 1913Robert Edward Riggert was baptized on 18 December 1913 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage31 December 1942He married Alice G. Sweeney, daughter of Edward L. Sweeney and Ida C. Byrne, on 31 December 1942.
Death28 April 2000Robert Edward Riggert died on 28 April 2000 at age 86 Robert E. Riggert, age 86, of Madison, formerly of Reedsburg, died on Friday, April 28, 2000 at the home of his daughter, Jane. He was born on November 23, 1913 in Reedsburg, the son of Otto and Amelia (Reinecke) Riggert. Bob was a graduate of Reedsburg High School in 1931. He also attended the Sauk County Normal School. On December 31, 1942 he was married to the former Alice G. Sweeney. He operated Riggert's Super Valu in Reedsburg for many years until his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Alice; one son, John Riggert of Madison; three daughters, Jane (Douglas) Riggert-Thompson of Madison, Mary (Alan) Hendrickson of Whitewater and Janet Riggert of Pewaukee; four grandsons; Eric and David Riggert-Thompson, Michael and Christopher Hendrickson; and his sister Jeanette Riggert of Madison. Private family graveside services were held on Saturday at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg with Dr. James Steinbrecher officiating. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. The family wishes to thank Hospice Care for their kindness and support. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.
Burialafter 28 April 2000He was buried after 28 April 2000 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Robert Edward Riggert was confirmed on 10 April 1927 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He graduated in 1931 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Jeanette Louise Riggert

F, b. 22 December 1925, d. 11 July 2018
Father*Otto John Riggert b. 31 Oct 1885, d. Apr 1960
Mother*Amelia Reinecke b. c 1887, d. Feb 1952
Jeanette Riggert 1943 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJeanette Louise Riggert was also known as Jenette Louise.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 December 1925Jeanette Louise Riggert was born on 22 December 1925 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Otto John Riggert and Amelia Reinecke.
Baptism17 January 1926Jeanette Louise Riggert was baptized on 17 January 1926 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death11 July 2018She died on 11 July 2018 at age 92 Jeanette Louise Riggert, age 92, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. She was born on December 22, 1925 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Otto and Amelia (Reinecke) Riggert. She is survived by her nephew: John Riggert, of Madison and three nieces: Jane Riggert-Thompson (Douglas), of Madison; Mary Hendrickson (Alan), of Whitewater and Janet Eury (Dennis), of Pewaukee. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Robert Riggert, of Reedsburg. A family graveside service was held at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Chapel in Madison. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Oakwood Village West for showing Jeanette such warmth and caring. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Burialafter 11 July 2018She was buried after 11 July 2018 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Jeanette Louise Riggert graduated in 1943 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Minnie Holdwedel

F, b. 22 January 1866, d. July 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMinnie Holdwedel was also known as Minna.
Married Name12 April 1891As of 12 April 1891,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 January 1866Minnie Holdwedel was born on 22 January 1866 at Germany.
Marriage12 April 1891She married Otto Riggert, son of Herman Riggert and Katharine Marquardt, on 12 April 1891 at Chicago, Illinois.
DeathJuly 1935Minnie Holdwedel died in July 1935 at age 69 Funeral services were held Wednesday at the St. John's Lutheran church in Baraboo for Mrs. Minnie Holdwedel Riggert, widow of Otto Riggert, who died in a Chicago hospital on Monay evening. Burial took place in the Reedsburg cemetery. About 3 1/2 years ago, Mrs. Riggert moved to Chicago following the death of her husand to live with her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Stover. She is survived by her daughter, and a son, Henry Riggert, both of Chicago, 3 brothers, 1 sister and four foster sisters, who make their home in this vicinity. She was born in Marien Verder, Germany, January 22, 1866, and came to this country when she was four years old. The first eight years the family lived in Penn., and then moved to Ableman where they resided for many years. Mr. and Mrs. Riggert were married in Chicago on April 12, 1891, and lived there until 12 years ago when they moved to Baraboo. Taken from the Reedsburg Times of 7-26-1935.
  • Minnie Holdwedel witnessed the death of Arthur Riggert in September 1898 at Wisconsin; Arthur Riggert, a 2 year old child, died at the home of Herman Riggert last Saunday. Mrs. Otto Riggert, the mother, had been visiting here sometime and Mr. Riggert, the father came up immediately to attend the funeral. They returned home today. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of 9-23-1898.

Children of Minnie Holdwedel and Otto Riggert

Alma M. Riggert

F, d. after 1977
Father*Otto Riggert b. 8 Apr 1860, d. Mar 1932
Mother*Minnie Holdwedel b. 22 Jan 1866, d. Jul 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 August 1930As of 15 August 1930,her married name was Stover.
Life EventDateDescription
Alma M. Riggert was the daughter of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel.
Marriage15 August 1930Alma M. Riggert married Ralph Stover, son of Evan Thomas Stover and Angie Louise Garland, on 15 August 1930.
Deathafter 1977Alma M. Riggert died after 1977.

Ralph Stover

M, b. 6 January 1890, d. 10 March 1977
Father*Evan Thomas Stover d. b Mar 1977
Mother*Angie Louise Garland d. b Mar 1977
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 January 1890Ralph Stover was born on 6 January 1890.
He was the son of Evan Thomas Stover and Angie Louise Garland.
Marriage15 August 1930Ralph Stover married Alma M. Riggert, daughter of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel, on 15 August 1930.
Death10 March 1977Ralph Stover died on 10 March 1977 at age 87 Ralph W. Stover, 87, a former Reedsburg resident, died March 10 at Fairhaven Nursing Home in Whitewater. He was born January 6, 1890 in Chicago, Ill. to Evan Thomas and Angie Louise (nee Garland) Stover. He was married August 15, 1930 in Oak Park, Ill. to Alma M. Riggert. Graveside services were held at St. Johns's Lutheran Cemetery on Saturday, March 12 with Rev. Carl Carlson officiating. Survivors include his wife Alma of Whitewater; and one brother, Roy T. Stover, Milwaukee. Taken from the Reedsburg Times Press of March 17, 1977.

Henry Riggert

M
Father*Otto Riggert b. 8 Apr 1860, d. Mar 1932
Mother*Minnie Holdwedel b. 22 Jan 1866, d. Jul 1935
Life EventDateDescription
Henry Riggert was the son of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel.

Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings

F, b. 11 July 1886, d. 5 August 1936
Father*Henry Hennings
Mother*unknown (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Bertha Dorothea Hennings was also known as Dorothea.
Married Name19 September 1906As of 19 September 1906,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 July 1886Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings was born on 11 July 1886 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Hennings and unknown (?).
Marriage19 September 1906Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings married Ernest W. Riggert, son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger, on 19 September 1906.
Death5 August 1936Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings died on 5 August 1936 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 50 Dorothea Hennings was born on July 11, 1886 at Loganville, Wis., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hennings. She passed away on Aug. 5, 1936 after an illness of three and a half years. On Sepember 19, 1906, she was married at Loganville to Ernest Riggert, who preceded her in death in September 1921. To this union four children were born, Lucille, Valesca, Marvin and Raymond. All survive their mother. Funeral services were held at the Gant Funeral Home on August 8 at 1:30 p.m. with interment at Loganville. Services were conducted by Rev. L. Schneider of St. John's Lutheran church, of which Mrs. Riggert was a member. Mrs. Riggert moved with her children to this city ten years ago. During her stay in Reedsburg she made many sincere friends; her passing has been keenly felt in a large group of her associates. Besides the children, she is survived by five sisters: Mrs. F. C. Eckstein, Waverly, Ia., Mrs. Herman Gluth, Mrs. Albert Gluth, Mrs. Aug. Yeck of Loganville and Mrs. Esther Landingham of Ames, Iowa. Out of town attendants at the funeral included: Miss Elsie Riggert, Union Pier, Mich; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Riggert, Gary, Ind; Mrs. Ralph Stover, Chicago; Mrs. Elvira Storm, Fond du Lac; Mrs. and Mrs. Wm. Meyer, Arlington Heights, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Riggert, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Riggert, Mrs. Roy Anderson, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Jake Eckstein, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Baumgarten, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Saverda and Margaret, Baraboo; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Homuth, Lena Woerth, Mr. and Mrs. George Woerth, Mrs. Robt. Keller, Sauk City; Mr. and Mrs. Art Luedtke, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Daly, Rockford, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Gluth, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gluth, Lodi; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gluth, Columbus; Mrs. Walter Schoephoester and Leroy, Markesan. Taken from the Reedsburg Times of August 19, 1936.
Burial8 August 1936She was buried on 8 August 1936 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin, service by St John Lutheran Church.

Children of Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings and Ernest W. Riggert

Reverand Edmund E. Baumgarten

M, b. 6 May 1913, d. 22 April 2003
Father*William H. Baumgarten b. 1876, d. 1936
Mother*Emma D. Stolte b. 4 Feb 1883, d. Mar 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 May 1913Reverand Edmund E. Baumgarten was born on 6 May 1913 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte.
MarriageOctober 1940Reverand Edmund E. Baumgarten married Marie Spreuer, daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?), in October 1940.
Death22 April 2003Reverand Edmund E. Baumgarten died on 22 April 2003 at age 89.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinReverand Edmund E. Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [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.

Marie Spreuer

F, b. 3 February 1919, d. 9 December 2011
Father*George Spreuer b. c 1886
Mother*Anna (?) b. c 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarie Spreuer was also known as Mary.
Married NameOctober 1940As of October 1940,her married name was Baumgarten.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1919Marie Spreuer was born on 3 February 1919 at Colorado.
She was the daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?).
MarriageOctober 1940Marie Spreuer married Reverand Edmund E. Baumgarten, son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte, in October 1940.
Death9 December 2011Marie Spreuer died on 9 December 2011 at age 92 Marie Baumgarten entered a new life with her Lord and Savior and rejoined the love of her life on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Bethel Home in Oshkosh after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Marie's family were Volga Germans who emigrated to the New World in 1913. After the family had short stays in Winnipeg and Idaho, Marie Spreuer was born in Brush, Colo., on Feb. 3, 1919, and her family moved to Oshkosh in 1923. Marie began kindergarten at Roosevelt Elementary School in the year that school first opened. She graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1937 and married her beloved husband the Rev. Edmund Baumgarten in October 1940, in Oshkosh. Marie glorified and served God by dedicating her life to joyously serving her church, her family and her community. Marie is survived by her sons Paul (Dee) Baumgarten of Papillion, Neb., Rev. Thomas (Paula Jean) Baumgarten of Minoqua, Wis., Rev. Jonathan (Marian) Baumgarten of River Forest, Ill., and Edward Baumgarten of Oshkosh, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother-in-law Melvin Baumgarten of Loganville, and special friends Angie and Hunter Berholtz. She was preceded in death by her husband Edmund, her parents George and Anna Spreuer, her brother Jacob Spreuer and two sisters Elizabeth Alwin and Elsie Lautenschlager, her parents-in-law, and several brothers-and sisters-in-law. Marie's new life will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Zion Lutheran Church, 400 North Sawyer St., in Oshkosh with a visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 10 a.m. The family will then escort Marie to St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Loganville, Wis., where there will be a brief graveside prayer service at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged to Bethel Foundation, 225 N. Eagle St., Oshkosh, WI 54902, in gratitude for the loving care she received from the staff there for more than six and a half years. Please visit www.seefeldfuneral.com to send online condolences to the family. Seefeld Funeral and Cremation Services, Oshkosh, is serving the family.

Herbert A. Baumgarten

M, b. 16 October 1903, d. August 1984
Father*William H. Baumgarten b. 1876, d. 1936
Mother*Emma D. Stolte b. 4 Feb 1883, d. Mar 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 October 1903Herbert A. Baumgarten was born on 16 October 1903 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte.
Marriage12 September 1928Herbert A. Baumgarten married Alva Luetkens, daughter of Frederick C. Luetkens and Anna D. Schroeder, on 12 September 1928.
DeathAugust 1984Herbert A. Baumgarten died in August 1984 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHerbert A. Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHerbert A. Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Herbert A. Baumgarten and Alva Luetkens

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: 4A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 132; FHL Number: 1375750.
  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.

Martin H. Baumgarten

M, b. circa 1908, d. 28 September 1992
Father*William H. Baumgarten b. 1876, d. 1936
Mother*Emma D. Stolte b. 4 Feb 1883, d. Mar 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Martin H. Baumgarten was born circa 1908 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte.
Marriage22 April 1931Martin H. Baumgarten married Clara Elise Anna Luetkens, daughter of August Luetkens and Emma A. Koenig, on 22 April 1931.
Death28 September 1992Martin H. Baumgarten died on 28 September 1992.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinMartin H. Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinMartin H. Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Martin H. Baumgarten and Clara Elise Anna Luetkens

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: 4A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 132; FHL Number: 1375750.
  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.

Arthur Baumgarten

M, b. 3 March 1905, d. before May 2002
Father*William H. Baumgarten b. 1876, d. 1936
Mother*Emma D. Stolte b. 4 Feb 1883, d. Mar 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 March 1905Arthur Baumgarten was born on 3 March 1905 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte.
Deathbefore May 2002Arthur Baumgarten died before May 2002.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinArthur Baumgarten was listed as a son in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

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: 4A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 132; FHL Number: 1375750.

Paul Baumgarten

M, b. 11 October 1906, d. before 1910
Father*William H. Baumgarten b. 1876, d. 1936
Mother*Emma D. Stolte b. 4 Feb 1883, d. Mar 1968
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 October 1906Paul Baumgarten was born on 11 October 1906 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William H. Baumgarten and Emma D. Stolte.
Deathbefore 1910Paul Baumgarten died before 1910.

William Behn

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Behn married Anna Rusch.

Child of William Behn and Anna Rusch

Anna Rusch

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Behn.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Rusch married William Behn.

Child of Anna Rusch and William Behn

Helen D. Behn

F, b. 9 September 1937, d. 11 December 1995
Father*William Arthur Behn b. 16 Mar 1904, d. 13 May 1982
Mother*Hilma Maria Thies b. 16 Jun 1916, d. 22 Feb 1995
Helen Behn 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kroeger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 September 1937Helen D. Behn was born on 9 September 1937.
She was the daughter of William Arthur Behn and Hilma Maria Thies.
Death11 December 1995Helen D. Behn died on 11 December 1995 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 58.
  • Helen D. Behn graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Charlotte A. Behn

F, b. 12 July 1941, d. 28 July 2005
Father*William Arthur Behn b. 16 Mar 1904, d. 13 May 1982
Mother*Hilma Maria Thies b. 16 Jun 1916, d. 22 Feb 1995
Charlotte Behn 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 December 1959As of 27 December 1959,her married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 July 1941Charlotte A. Behn was born on 12 July 1941.
She was the daughter of William Arthur Behn and Hilma Maria Thies.
Death28 July 2005Charlotte A. Behn died on 28 July 2005 at age 64 Charlotte A. Schroeder, age 64, of Loganville, died on Thursday evening, July 28, 2005 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on July 12, 1941 in Reedsburg, the daughter of W. Arthur and Hilma (Thies) Behn. On December 27, 1959 she was married to Roy E. Schroeder. Charlotte worked as a pharmacy technician at the Sauk County Health Care Center for Collin's Drug Store. She later worked for Phillip's Pharmacy in Reedsburg until the time of her death. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church where she served as organist for over 30 years. Her involvement in her church also included being past church council president, active in the church choir, Sunday School and a member of the Peace Circle. Together, she and Roy served on the Wisconsin District Luther League Board for many years. She was also a member of the Prairie View Homemakers and the Loganville Fire Department Auxiliary. She enjoyed both listening to and playing music and she enjoyed collecting angels and souvenir spoons. Survivors include her husband, Roy; three children, Glen (Melody) Schroeder, and their children, Brandon and Briana, of Reedsburg; Alan (Deb) Schroeder, and their daughter, Lindsey, of Winona, Minnesota and Tammy (Chris) Craker, and their children, Allison, Bethany and Michael, of Loganville; two brothers, William (Tricia) Behn, of Reedsburg and Carl (Kay) Behn, of Reedsburg; one sister, Carol (David) Baumgarten, of North Freedom; a brother-in-law, Donald (Beverly) Meyer, of Loganville; a sister-in-law, Linda Behn, of Lyndon Station; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Helen (Walter) Kroeger and Estella Meyer. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2005 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. There was a visitation from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Memorials to St, Peter's Organ Fund or the Parish Nurse Ministry Fund would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.
  • Charlotte A. Behn graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Estella Marie Behn

F, b. 20 September 1945, d. 12 March 1971
Father*William Arthur Behn b. 16 Mar 1904, d. 13 May 1982
Mother*Hilma Maria Thies b. 16 Jun 1916, d. 22 Feb 1995
Estella Behn 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEstella Marie Behn was also known as Estelle.
Married Name3 October 1964As of 3 October 1964,her married name was Meyer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 September 1945Estella Marie Behn was born on 20 September 1945 at twin with William.
She was the daughter of William Arthur Behn and Hilma Maria Thies.
Death12 March 1971Estella Marie Behn died on 12 March 1971 at age 25.
  • Estella Marie Behn graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

George Moseman

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage8 March 1943George Moseman married Thecla Mary Hetzel, daughter of John Baptist Hetzel and Elizabeth Schwartz, on 8 March 1943.

Child of George Moseman and Thecla Mary Hetzel

Rudolph Albert Bergman

M, b. 18 January 1941, d. 20 January 1962
Father*George Michael Bergman b. 20 Nov 1911, d. 1945
Mother*Bertilla Christine Hetzel b. 2 Jun 1912, d. 24 Aug 2003
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 January 1941Rudolph Albert Bergman was born on 18 January 1941 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Michael Bergman and Bertilla Christine Hetzel.
Death20 January 1962Rudolph Albert Bergman died on 20 January 1962 at Texas at age 21.

Robert Henry Bergman

M, b. 3 March 1940, d. 15 July 1994
Father*George Michael Bergman b. 20 Nov 1911, d. 1945
Mother*Bertilla Christine Hetzel b. 2 Jun 1912, d. 24 Aug 2003
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 March 1940Robert Henry Bergman was born on 3 March 1940 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Michael Bergman and Bertilla Christine Hetzel.
Marriage28 December 1963Robert Henry Bergman married Jean Carol Lewis on 28 December 1963.
Death15 July 1994Robert Henry Bergman died on 15 July 1994 at age 54.

William J. Dwars

M, b. February 1888, d. 1966
Father*Gustav Dwars b. Dec 1845, d. 8 Feb 1926
Mother*Mary Schmidt b. Apr 1854, d. 1942
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1888William J. Dwars was born in February 1888 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Gustav Dwars and Mary Schmidt.
Marriagecirca 1914William J. Dwars married Elsie A. Mueller circa 1914.
Death1966William J. Dwars died in 1966.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam J. Dwars was listed as a son in Gustav Dwars's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
12 May 1910Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam J. Dwars was listed as a son in Gustav Dwars's household on the 1910 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
14 January 1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam J. Dwars was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
14 April 1930Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
1940Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.5

Children of William J. Dwars and Elsie A. Mueller

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 132.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 865.
  3. [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.
  4. [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.
  5. [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.

Augusta Dwars

F, b. October 1884, d. 12 August 1957
Father*Gustav Dwars b. Dec 1845, d. 8 Feb 1926
Mother*Mary Schmidt b. Apr 1854, d. 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name31 December 1913As of 31 December 1913,her married name was Bittrich.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1884Augusta Dwars was born in October 1884 at Wisconsin also reported as Oct 1883.
She was the daughter of Gustav Dwars and Mary Schmidt.
Marriage31 December 1913Augusta Dwars married Paul Frank Bittrich, son of Fred Bittrich and Albertine Yech, on 31 December 1913.
Death12 August 1957Augusta Dwars died on 12 August 1957 at age 72 Mrs. Paul Bittrich, 72, Rock Springs, wife of a retired hardware dealer here, died Monday morning, August 12, 1957 in a Baraboo hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. John's Lutheran Church here. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Anna Breitzke, 123 E. Wilson St., Madison. Also surviving are her husband; a brother, William J. Dwars, Baraboo; and another sister, Mrs. William Klitzke, Reedsburg. Mrs. Bittrich was born in Rock Springs. Friends may call from this afternoon to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Gant funeral home , Reedsburg.
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinAugusta Dwars was listed as a daughter in Gustav Dwars's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
12 May 1910Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinAugusta Dwars was listed as a daughter in Gustav Dwars's household on the 1910 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinAugusta Dwars was listed as wife in Paul Frank Bittrich's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 132.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 865.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1005.

Bessie Alford

F, b. circa 1891, d. 20 March 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 April 1912As of 12 April 1912,her married name was Dargel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1891Bessie Alford was born circa 1891 at Wisconsin.
Marriage12 April 1912She married Herman Henry Dargel, son of Henry Frederick W. Dargel and Mary B. Maas, on 12 April 1912.
Death20 March 1961Bessie Alford died on 20 March 1961 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Bessie Alford and Herman Henry Dargel

Edwin H. Dargel

M, b. 1922, d. 1945
Father*Herman Henry Dargel b. 26 Aug 1886, d. 15 Jan 1955
Mother*Bessie Alford b. c 1891, d. 20 Mar 1961
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1922Edwin H. Dargel was born in 1922 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Henry Dargel and Bessie Alford.
Death1945Edwin H. Dargel died in 1945 at killed in WWII.

Esther Dargel

F, b. 20 November 1912, d. 4 December 2003
Father*Herman Henry Dargel b. 26 Aug 1886, d. 15 Jan 1955
Mother*Bessie Alford b. c 1891, d. 20 Mar 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 November 1936As of 25 November 1936,her married name was DeBeir.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 November 1912Esther Dargel was born on 20 November 1912 at Minnesota also reported as Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman Henry Dargel and Bessie Alford.
Marriage25 November 1936Esther Dargel married Robert C. DeBeir on 25 November 1936.
Death4 December 2003Esther Dargel died on 4 December 2003 at age 91 Esther DeBeir, age 91, of Reedsburg, died on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at the Edward Snyder Nursing Home. She was born on Nov. 20, 1912, in Bemidji, Minn., to Herman and Bessie (Alford) Dargel. On Nov. 25, 1936, she was united in marriage to Robert DeBeir in Reedsburg. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1993. Esther was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in LaValle. Esther was a certified occupational therapy assistant. She was past president of the ladies aid, and was involved in STPZ of St. Paul's and Zion churches. She had been treasurer and secretary for Big Creek Cemetery Association. Esther was a member of the Federated Women's Club in LaValle. Esther is survived by her children, Goldie (Larry) Hurley of Madison, Arlan (Audrey) DeBeir of Cottage Grove, and Roberta (Charles) Mayer of Reedsburg; son-in-law, William (Joyce) Giese of Janesville; grandchildren, Kim Hurley, Greg (Kirsten) Hurley, Paul (Carmen) Mayer, Perry (Tammy) Mayer, Jason Mayer, Jared Mayer, Todd (Sabrina) Giese, Laura Giese, and Terri Giese; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Samuel, and Benjamin Mayer, Taryn Giese, and Matthew Black; brothers, Herbert (Ruth) Dargel of Lime Ridge, and Frank (Pauline) Dargel of Davison, Mich; sisters, Mabel Wagner of Flint, Mich., and Eva Mittlesteadt of Reedsburg; and nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; daughter, Gloria; grandson, Mark Giese; brothers, Frederick "John" and Edwin; and sisters, Ruth and Harriet. Funeral services for Esther DeBeir will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH in LaValle with Pastor Ed Iverson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH in LaValle, and on Monday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials of remembrance may be made to Zion Lutheran Church of LaValle, in lieu of flowers. The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Child of Esther Dargel and Robert C. DeBeir

Robert C. DeBeir

M, b. 11 May 1912, d. 9 May 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert C. DeBeir was also known as Bob.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 May 1912Robert C. DeBeir was born on 11 May 1912.
Marriage25 November 1936He married Esther Dargel, daughter of Herman Henry Dargel and Bessie Alford, on 25 November 1936.
Death9 May 1993Robert C. DeBeir died on 9 May 1993 at age 80.

Child of Robert C. DeBeir and Esther Dargel

Frederick Dargel

M, b. circa 1915, d. before December 2003
Father*Herman Henry Dargel b. 26 Aug 1886, d. 15 Jan 1955
Mother*Bessie Alford b. c 1891, d. 20 Mar 1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Dargel was also known as John.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrederick Dargel married Betty (?).
Birthcirca 1915Frederick Dargel was born circa 1915 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Henry Dargel and Bessie Alford.
Deathbefore December 2003Frederick Dargel died before December 2003.