Herbert Licht

M, d. before April 2003
  • Herbert Licht married Hazel Klipp.
  • Herbert Licht died before April 2003.

Child of Herbert Licht and Hazel Klipp

Hazel Klipp

F, d. before April 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Licht.
  • Hazel Klipp married Herbert Licht.
  • Hazel Klipp died before April 2003.

Child of Hazel Klipp and Herbert Licht

Myron Shannon

M, d. before April 2003
  • Myron Shannon died before April 2003.

Helen June Trachsler

F, b. 11 December 1935, d. 2 June 2005
Helen Trachsler 1953 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
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 Name8 September 1956As of 8 September 1956,her married name was Luedtke.
  • Helen June Trachsler was born on 11 December 1935.
  • She was the daughter of Verne W. Trachsler and Agnes M. Ruhland.
  • Helen June Trachsler married Eugene Robert Luedtke, son of Paul Luedtke and Iona Greenwood, on 8 September 1956.
  • Helen June Trachsler died on 2 June 2005 at age 69 Helen J. Luedtke, age 69, of Reedsburg, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at St. Marys Hospital in Madison. She was born on December 11, 1935 in rural Loganville, the daughter of Verne and Agnes (Ruhland) Trachsler. Helen was a 1953 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On September 8, 1956 she was married to Eugene R. Luedtke. Helen worked at the Farmers & Merchants Bank, later Associated Bank, for a total of 45 years until her retirement. Since her retirement, she has worked part-time for Edward Jones. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, working with her flowers and playing cards. Survivors include her husband, Eugene; two daughters, Diane (Dick) Falk, of Sun Prairie and Patti (Carl) Fortner, of Mukwonago; one granddaughter, Kristyn Fortner; five brothers and sisters: Marie (Erich) Westedt, of Loganville, Verne Jr. (Adeline) Trachsler, of Baraboo, Betty Oetzman, of Loganville, Duane Trachsler, of Plain and Faye (Blaine) Tourdot, of Reedsburg; many beloved nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; Ace and Kenneth Trachsler and one sister, Marcella Rhode. Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Rev. Kevin Kohnke officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. There was a visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Sunday at the church. Memorials to Breast Cancer Research or the American Heart Association would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.
     Helen June Trachsler graduated in 1953 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Eugene Robert Luedtke

M, b. 11 September 1934, d. 8 January 2010
Eugene R Luedtke - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Father*Paul Luedtke
Mother*Iona Greenwood
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEugene Robert Luedtke was also known as Gene.
  • Eugene Robert Luedtke was born on 11 September 1934.
  • He was the son of Paul Luedtke and Iona Greenwood.
  • Eugene Robert Luedtke married Helen June Trachsler, daughter of Verne W. Trachsler and Agnes M. Ruhland, on 8 September 1956.
  • Eugene Robert Luedtke died on 8 January 2010 at age 75 Eugene R. Luedtke, age 75, of Reedsburg, died on Friday, January 8, 2010 at Oak Park Place in Madison. He was born on September 11, 1934 in Reedsburg, the son of Paul and Iona (Greenwood) Luedtke. Gene was a 1952 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On September 8, 1956, he was married to the former Helen J. Trachsler. Gene was employed at Hankscraft - Gerber for over 40 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Reedsburg Outdoor Club and St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Gene was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, bow and arrow, trap shooting, bowling, square dancing and being a cartoonist. Survivors include two daughters: Diana (Dick) Falk, of Sun Prairie and Patti (Carl) Fortner, of Mukwonago; one granddaughter: Kristyn Fortner; one brother: Walter (Joan) Luedtke, of Janesville; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, on June 2, 2005 and his parents. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at ST. PETER'S EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg with Pastor Kurt Klingbeil officiating. There will be a visitation from 12:00 P.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice Care or the American Heart Association would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Eugene Robert Luedtke graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Marie A. Trachsler

F, b. 25 January 1921, d. 17 November 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 Westedt.
  • Marie A. Trachsler was born on 25 January 1921.
  • She was the daughter of Verne W. Trachsler and Agnes M. Ruhland.
  • Marie A. Trachsler married Eric H. Westedt, son of Henry Carl Westedt and Helena Meyer, on 24 January 1941.
  • Marie A. Trachsler died on 17 November 2010 at age 89 Marie A. Westedt, age 89, of Loganville, found peace, surrounded by her children on Wednesday morning, November 17, 2010 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on January 25, 1921 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the daughter of Vern and Agnes (Ruhland) Trachsler Sr. On January 24, 1921 she was united in marriage to Eric Westedt at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint. Marie had a great passion for farming, baking and gardening, but her biggest joy was being with her family and her friends. She was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Loganville. Survivors include two children: Judith (Bill) Courtney, of LaValle and Harlan (friend,Pam) Westedt, of Loganville; five grandchildren: Danny (Jane) Nobs; Tricia (Corey) Denman; Elizabeth, Brian and John (friend, Betty) Courtney; four great grandchildren: Mason Denman, Brittney and Courtney Hahn, and Andy Scheurer; two brothers: Vern Jr. (Adeline) Trachsler and Duane (friend, Karen) Trachsler; one sister: Faye (Blaine) Tourdot; sisters-in-law: Audrey Westedt, Lois Westedt; brother-in-law: Vern (Tina) Westedt; special family friends: Brad (Brenda) Wollin, and their children: Dakota, Paige and Riley; Kelly (Nate) Herschberger, and their children: Preston and Bryson; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric; her granddaughter: Tiffany Westedt; her sisters and brothers: Betty (Lester) Oetzman; Marcella (Lyle) Rohde; Kenneth (Lorraine) Trachsler; Helen (Gene) Luedtke and Ace Trachsler; brothers and sisters-in-law: Paul Westedt; Walter Westedt; Eleanor and Herman Reimer; Lillian and Ole Venden. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery at Hillpoint. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Child of Marie A. Trachsler and Eric H. Westedt

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. 6 March 1966
Ace Trachsler 1958 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
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 graduated in 1958 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

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.
     Kenneth C. Trachsler graduated in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

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 Rohde.
Married NameHer married name was Rhode.

Child of Marcella Trachsler and Lyle Rohde

Lyle Rohde

M, b. 28 July 1923, d. 29 September 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLyle Rohde was also known as Rhode.

Child of Lyle Rohde and Marcella Trachsler

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. 22 July 1917, d. 9 August 1981
Loretta Mattix 1935 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Ralph C. Mattix b. 16 Apr 1884, d. 30 Mar 1936
Mother*Josephine B. (?) d. a Mar 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLoretta J. Mattix was also known as LaRetta J.
Married Name4 August 1940As of 4 August 1940,her married name was Hearn.
     Loretta J. Mattix graduated in 1935 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

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 C. Repka and Clara Leykauf, 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 C. Repka b. 1883, d. 1958
Mother*Clara Leykauf b. 1887, d. 1958

Ruby Muchow

F, b. 19 October 1930, d. 6 October 2018
Ruby Muchow 1948 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
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 Name11 June 1954As of 11 June 1954,her married name was McFarlane.
  • Ruby Muchow was born on 19 October 1930.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck.
  • Ruby Muchow married Paul David McFarlane on 11 June 1954.
  • Ruby Muchow died on 6 October 2018 at age 87 Ruby McFarlane, age 87, returned to her heavenly home on Saturday, October 6th; Her firm belief in God, unwavering devotion to her family and community are the life lessons all who knew her will remember. Ruby was born on October 19th, 1930 in the Rock Springs area to the late Emma and Reinhold Muchow. She graduated from Reedsburg High and Sauk County Normal Schools and taught in 1 room school houses in Sauk County and later in the Sauk-Prairie Schools as a substitute teacher.

    She was united in marriage on June 11th 1954 to Paul (Chuck) McFarlane of Sauk City. Ruby always was busy with an event or project. She spent countless hours volunteering at the First United Church of Christ as a Sunday School Teacher, singing in the choir, Bible school teacher, member of the Marie Circle and served on the Consistory. She also volunteered with Lifeline, Meals on Wheels and Eastern Star where she held a state office. She enjoyed a good bridge or euchre game, was an excellent cook and baker, and a loyal fan of Wisconsin sports teams. Ruby loved to plan a party and entertain; She hosted many events including an annual Christmas Eve gathering for the entire McFarlane clan. Ruby and Chuck shared many wonderful times throughout their 54 years of marriage including amazing trips all over the world and simply riding around in their 1957 baby blue Thunderbird convertible. Throughout the years, Ruby was an amazing support to Chuck and the McFarlane business.

    Ruby is survived by her daughter, Jean (Steve) Bachhuber, son, Tom (Margaret) McFarlane, a son-in-law, Jim Hanson, Grandson, John (Amy) Bachhuber, Granddaughters: Tara (Pete) Klun, Amanda (Matt) Moseman, Molly and Megan Hanson, Great Grandchildren: Jack and Charlie Bachhuber, Alex and Abby Klun, a brother-in-law, Paul Doering and a sister-in-law, Verda McFarlane, along with many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck McFarlane, daughter, Joan Hanson, sisters and brother-in-laws: Sarah (Ed) Meyer, Ella (Milton) Repka, sister, Norma Doering, brother Arley (Delores) Muchow, brother-in-laws: Bob McFarlane and Jim (Lorna) (Cork)McFarlane.

    Friends may greet the family on Thursday evening, October 11th from 5:00-7:00 at the First United Church of Christ, 504 Washington Avenue, Sauk City. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, October 12th at 11:00 also at the First United Church of Christ with the Rev. Bill Kapp officiating. Friends may visit 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Sauk City Cemetery.
     Ruby Muchow graduated in 1948 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Paul David McFarlane

M, b. 28 October 1928, d. 17 June 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPaul David McFarlane was also known as Chuck.
  • Paul David McFarlane was born on 28 October 1928.
  • He married Ruby Muchow, daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck, on 11 June 1954.
  • Paul David McFarlane died on 17 June 2008 at age 79 Paul David "Chuck" McFarlane, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at home surrounded by his loving family.

    The youngest son of Earl and Alice (Beggs), Chuck was born Oct. 28, 1928.

    On June 11, 1954, he was united in marriage to Ruby Muchow in Reedsburg.

    Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bob and Jim McFarlane; and in-laws, Lorna McFarlane of Sauk City, Ed and Sarah Meyer of Reedsburg, and Arlie and Delores Muchow of Paris, Ill.

Norma S. Muchow

F, b. 21 August 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 on 21 August 1932.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhold William Muchow and Emma M. Schenck.
  • Norma S. Muchow died on 2 February 2017 at age 84 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.
     Norma S. Muchow graduated in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

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, b. 10 July 1915, d. 14 November 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerhardt W. Meyer was also known as Gerhard.
  • Gerhardt W. Meyer was born on 10 July 1915 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He 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 at age 70.

Child of Gerhardt W. Meyer and Zita E. Soltwedel

Carl Henry Behnke

M, b. 25 August 1911, d. 19 June 1990
Carl Behnke 1929 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
     Carl Henry Behnke graduated in 1929 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.