Clarence Pieper

M, d. 2 December 1980
Father*Frank Pieper
Mother*Lydia Essman
Life EventDateDescription
Clarence Pieper was the son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman.
Marriage28 January 1934Clarence Pieper married Bessie E. Kohlmeyer, daughter of Otto Henry William Kohlmeyer and Elda M. Hoeverman, on 28 January 1934.
Death2 December 1980Clarence Pieper died on 2 December 1980.

William A. Tank

M, b. 2 December 1911, d. 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam A. Tank was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 December 1911William A. Tank was born on 2 December 1911.
Marriage30 October 1943He married Viola E. Kohlmeyer, daughter of Otto Henry William Kohlmeyer and Elda M. Hoeverman, on 30 October 1943.
Death1974William A. Tank died in 1974.

Child of William A. Tank and Viola E. Kohlmeyer

Frank Pieper

M
Life EventDateDescription
DeathFrank Pieper died.
MarriageHe married Lydia Essman.

Children of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman

Lydia Essman

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pieper.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLydia Essman married Frank Pieper.
DeathLydia Essman died.

Children of Lydia Essman and Frank Pieper

John H. Pieper

M, b. 13 September 1908, d. 23 October 2001
Father*Frank Pieper
Mother*Lydia Essman
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 September 1908John H. Pieper was born on 13 September 1908.
He was the son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman.
Marriage3 October 1934John H. Pieper married Irma Neumann on 3 October 1934.
Marriage19 March 1983John H. Pieper married Viola Baumgarten on 19 March 1983.
Death23 October 2001John H. Pieper died on 23 October 2001 at age 93 John H. Pieper, age 93, of Reedsburg, died Tuesday morning, October 23, 2001 in the Edward Snyder Nursing Home. He was born on September 13, 1908 in the Town of Beaver, Clark County, the son of Frank and Lydia (Essman) Pieper. On October 3, 1934 he was united in marriage to the former Irma Neumann. She preceded him in death on December 24, 1981. He later married Viola Dreifke on March 19, 1983. She died on April 15, 2000. John farmed in the Town of Reedsburg for 38 years until his retirement. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and a former member of the church council. He was also a former member of the Reedsburg Town Board. He enjoyed traveling. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Lynette Pieper of Cazenovia; one granddaughter, Ashley Pieper; one brother, the Rev. Frank (Joyce) Pieper of Emden, Illinois; three sisters, Bertha Cook of Sheboygan Falls, Evelyn Bash of Milwaukee and Edna Cherney of Milwaukee; a special sister-in-law, Bessie Pieper of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. In addition to his wives, he was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Dreifke; one sister, Verna Knuth; and four brothers, Walter Pieper, Clarence Pieper, Rueben Pieper and Robert Fabian. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 26, 2001 at ST. JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Thursday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Irma Neumann

F, b. 1911, d. 24 December 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 October 1934As of 3 October 1934,her married name was Pieper.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1911Irma Neumann was born in 1911.
Marriage3 October 1934She married John H. Pieper, son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman, on 3 October 1934.
Death24 December 1981Irma Neumann died on 24 December 1981.

Viola Baumgarten

F, b. 1909, d. 15 April 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 August 1932As of 18 August 1932,her married name was Dreifke.
Married Name19 March 1983As of 19 March 1983,her married name was Pieper.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1909Viola Baumgarten was born in 1909.
Marriage18 August 1932She married Verne P. Dreifke, son of Fred Ernest Dreifke and Minnie Bittrich, on 18 August 1932.
Marriage19 March 1983Viola Baumgarten married John H. Pieper, son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman, on 19 March 1983.
Death15 April 2000Viola Baumgarten died on 15 April 2000.

Child of Viola Baumgarten and Verne P. Dreifke

Douglas G. Dreifke

M, b. 21 February 1939, d. 20 November 1993
Father*Verne P. Dreifke b. 1 Aug 1902, d. 9 Jun 1982
Mother*Viola Baumgarten b. 1909, d. 15 Apr 2000
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 February 1939Douglas G. Dreifke was born on 21 February 1939 at LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Verne P. Dreifke and Viola Baumgarten.
Death20 November 1993Douglas G. Dreifke died on 20 November 1993 at age 54 Reedsburg Times Press Thurs, Nov 25, 1993 Douglas G Dreifke. Douglas Gerald Dreifke, age 54 of Glendale, formerly of Baraboo, died on Sat, Nov 20, 1993 at the Green Tree Health Care Center in Glendale following a long illness. He was born on Feb 21, 1939 in LaCrosse. He was the son of Verne Dreifke & Viola Baumgarten. Doug was a 1957 graduate of Baraboo High School. He enjoyed doing ceramics and was also an avid sports fan. Survivors include his mother and stepfather; Viola & John Pieper of Reedsburg; a stepbrother; Richard Pieper of Baraboo; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father in June 1982. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Mon, Nov 29, 1993 at the Hammer-Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Charles Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Baraboo. The Hammer-Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Verna Pieper

F, d. before October 2001
Father*Frank Pieper
Mother*Lydia Essman
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Knuth.
Life EventDateDescription
Verna Pieper was the daughter of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman.
Deathbefore October 2001Verna Pieper died before October 2001.

Walter Pieper

M, d. before October 2001
Father*Frank Pieper
Mother*Lydia Essman
Life EventDateDescription
Walter Pieper was the son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman.
Deathbefore October 2001Walter Pieper died before October 2001.

Rueben Pieper

M, d. before October 2001
Father*Frank Pieper
Mother*Lydia Essman
Life EventDateDescription
Rueben Pieper was the son of Frank Pieper and Lydia Essman.
Deathbefore October 2001Rueben Pieper died before October 2001.

Fern Ellen Clark

F, b. 5 June 1912, d. 23 October 1997
Father*Dr. John Clark d. b Oct 1997
Mother*Pearl Cameron d. b Oct 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 November 1930As of 12 November 1930,her married name was Powell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 June 1912Fern Ellen Clark was born on 5 June 1912.
She was the daughter of Dr. John Clark and Pearl Cameron.
Marriage12 November 1930Fern Ellen Clark married Willis A. Powell, son of Fred J. Powell and Nancy (?), on 12 November 1930.
Death23 October 1997Fern Ellen Clark died on 23 October 1997 at age 85 Fern Ellen Powell, age 85 of 1415 W. Court street, died suddenly on Thursday afternoon, October 23, 1997 at her home. She was born on June 5, 1912 in LaValle, WI, the daughter of Dr. John and Pearl (Cameron) Clark. She attended elementary and high school in LaValle and Reedsburg, WI. Fern married Willis Powell on November 12, 1930 and they celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary in 1989. He preceded in death on January 19, 1990. Fern loved gardening, yard work, cats, dogs and any child or animal in need. She also enjoyed tracing her Irish ancestors. She was a member of the Rock County Genealogical Society. She is survived by her children, Willis D. "Bill" (Jean Farris) Powell, John (Margarethe) Powell, Donna (Jonathan) Bader all of Janesville; 2 granddaughters, Alice (Barry) Liss of Ashbury, NJ and Mary Bader of Waukesha, WI; a foster daughter, Alinda Schemerhorn of Bend, Oregon; 4 foster grandchildren, Brian (Jenny) Schemerhorn, Shawn (Helen) Schemerhorn, Todd Schemerhorn and their mother, Phyllis Schemerhorn of Janesville, WI, Aurora Sprott of Bend, Oregon; 5 foster great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Sosinsky of Mauston, WI, a brother, Dr. Warren (Jeanette) Clark of Hillsboro,I; three special friends, Dorothy Pauls, Audrey Helgeson, and Pam Derringer, all of Janesville; three special animal friends, Sheba, Clinton and Reggie and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a foster son, Robert Schemerhorn. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, October 27, 1997 at Schneider Funeral home with Rev. Andrew Siedama officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill cemetery. Friends may call on Monday 12:30 pm until time of service at the funeral home. "Mom loved her home on West Court St., and often remarked "Its not new or fancy, but, it is home". It was the center of her life and the center of ours as well. When she returned home from her hospital stay, she seated herself in her favorite chair and remarked "It's so good to be home and I hope I never have to leave again until they have to carry me out feet first". God, in his graciousness granted her wish and only God in his infinite wisdom can know how much we miss her. We Love You Mom. Your family. Taken from the Janesville Gazette of 10-25-1997.

Dr. John Clark

M, d. before October 1997
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDr. John Clark married Pearl Cameron.
Deathbefore October 1997Dr. John Clark died before October 1997.

Child of Dr. John Clark and Pearl Cameron

Pearl Cameron

F, d. before October 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Clark.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePearl Cameron married Dr. John Clark.
Deathbefore October 1997Pearl Cameron died before October 1997.

Child of Pearl Cameron and Dr. John Clark

Noreane E. Kutz

F, b. 16 June 1916, d. 30 August 2005
Father*Walter A. Kutz b. 22 Nov 1883, d. 2 Mar 1954
Mother*Elsie A. Halvensleben b. 12 Jul 1894, d. 25 Jul 1945
Norene Kutz 1935 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNoreane E. Kutz was also known as Norene.
Married Name5 October 1940As of 5 October 1940,her married name was Prather.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 June 1916Noreane E. Kutz was born on 16 June 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Marriage5 October 1940Noreane E. Kutz married Vaughn T. Prather on 5 October 1940.
Death30 August 2005Noreane E. Kutz died on 30 August 2005 at age 89 Noreane E. Prather, 89 of Reedsburg, died Tuesday, August 30, 2005, in her home. She was born on June 16, 1916, in the Town of Winfield, Sauk County, the daughter of Walter and Elsie (nee Halvensleben) Kutz. She was a graduate of Reedsburg High School and she then attended beauty culture school in Chicago, Ill. On October 5, 1940, she was married to Vaughn T. Prather. To this union six children were born. Noreane was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, dancing, sewing, cooking, the out of doors and spending time with her family. Survivors include six children, Patricia (Steven) Koch of Middleton, Vaughn Gary Prather of Golden, British Columbia, Canada, Cheryl (Butch) Phetteplace of West Bend, Ross (Laura) Prather of Seattle, Wash., Virginia (Stephen) Knuth of Richland Center and Brenda (John) Baldwin of Reedsburg; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister, Gloria Taylor of Mims, Fla; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaughn, on November 17, 2001; and two sisters, Norma Cottington and Lucille Fish Borland. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 3, 2005, at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Rev. Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Our House in Reedsburg or to St. Peter's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff of "Our House" in Reedsburg and to Home Health United Hospice for their loving care given to Noreane and her family.
  • Noreane E. Kutz graduated in 1935 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Vaughn T. Prather

M, b. 1915, d. 17 November 2001
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1915Vaughn T. Prather was born in 1915.
Marriage5 October 1940He married Noreane E. Kutz, daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben, on 5 October 1940.
Death17 November 2001Vaughn T. Prather died on 17 November 2001.

Gloria May Kutz

F, b. 21 November 1933, d. 28 April 2014
Father*Walter A. Kutz b. 22 Nov 1883, d. 2 Mar 1954
Mother*Elsie A. Halvensleben b. 12 Jul 1894, d. 25 Jul 1945
Gloria M Kutz 1952 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGloria May Kutz married Romey Albert Taylor.
Birth21 November 1933Gloria May Kutz was born on 21 November 1933 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Death28 April 2014Gloria May Kutz died on 28 April 2014 at Florida at age 80 Gloria "Mimi" Taylor transitioned from this life on April 28, 2014.

Gloria May Kutz was born in Reedsburg, Wisconsin on November 21, 1933. Gloria's legacy as a wife (of late Romey Taylor), mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, Christian, youth advocate, and Florida Gator are reflective of the love, commitment, dedication, and core values of her Wisconsin family. As a devoted wife, Gloria celebrated 50 years with the love of her life - Romey Albert Taylor. As a mom of three sons, Gloria dedicated herself to the family life, and will be long remembered for her unconditional love, pound cake, and red velvet recipes. As a mother-in-law, Gloria accepted three daughters with love and respect. As an active grandmother, Gloria engaged the grandchildren's events, celebrations, and sorrows. As a Christian, Gloria was as an active member in the First Christian Church family. As a youth advocate, Gloria and husband Romey - were very active in Astronaut High School Athletics, and proud of their inclusion in the naming of Storey-Taylor Stadium at Donnelly Field. As an avid Florida Gator fan, Romey and Gloria truly believed "It's great to be a Florida Gator" traveling to games and events in support of collegiate athletics.

Gloria is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Romey Taylor. Gloria is very proud of her three sons; Allen (Diane), Mark (Marcella), and Zane (Kimberley). Gloria is blessed with eight grandchildren; Brent, Allison (Steve), Joshua (Candace), Jennifer, Stephanie, Justin, Ryan, and Jarrett, as well as two great-grandchildren; Trinity and Maksim. Gloria's love for her extended Wisconsin family is proven with the outpouring of love over the years, and continued support since her stroke in 2012.

Viewing is scheduled Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5pm - 7pm at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10am at the funeral home followed by Gloria entering her resting place at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Titusville.
  • Gloria May Kutz graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Romey Albert Taylor

M, b. 4 January 1934, d. 22 February 2004
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRomey Albert Taylor married Gloria May Kutz, daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Birth4 January 1934Romey Albert Taylor was born on 4 January 1934 at Georgia.
Death22 February 2004He died on 22 February 2004 at Florida at age 70.

Norma Kutz

F, b. 1915, d. 31 December 1942
Father*Walter A. Kutz b. 22 Nov 1883, d. 2 Mar 1954
Mother*Elsie A. Halvensleben b. 12 Jul 1894, d. 25 Jul 1945
Norma Kutz 1933 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Cottington.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNorma Kutz married Arlan Alfred Cottington.
Birth1915Norma Kutz was born in 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Death31 December 1942Norma Kutz died on 31 December 1942.
  • Norma Kutz graduated in 1933 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Arlan Alfred Cottington

M, b. 17 November 1911, d. 18 March 1998
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArlan Alfred Cottington married Norma Kutz, daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Birth17 November 1911Arlan Alfred Cottington was born on 17 November 1911 at Wisconsin.
Death18 March 1998He died on 18 March 1998 at age 86.

Lucille Kutz

F, b. 10 June 1918, d. 7 August 2003
Father*Walter A. Kutz b. 22 Nov 1883, d. 2 Mar 1954
Mother*Elsie A. Halvensleben b. 12 Jul 1894, d. 25 Jul 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 November 1940As of 30 November 1940,her married name was Fish.
Married Name13 February 1988As of 13 February 1988,her married name was Borland.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 June 1918Lucille Kutz was born on 10 June 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben.
Marriage30 November 1940Lucille Kutz married Walter J. Fish on 30 November 1940.
Marriage13 February 1988Lucille Kutz married Corlis Borland on 13 February 1988.
Death7 August 2003Lucille Kutz died on 7 August 2003 at age 85 Lucille I. Borland, 85, Reedsburg, died on Aug. 7, 2003, in St. Clare Meadows, Baraboo. She was born on June 10, 1918, in Winfield Township, Sauk County, the daughter of Walter A. and Elsie A. B. (Halvensleben) Kutz. She married Walter J. Fish on Nov. 30, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1981. She later married Corlis Borland on Feb.13, 1988. He also preceded her in death on April 17, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Norma Cottington. Lucille had been employed at Gerber Corporation for many years prior to her retirement. She had a fondness for traveling. She is survived by her children, John (Susan) Fish, Palmer, Alaska, and Steven (Karen) Fish, Pepin; a grandson, Gregory Fish, Stevens Point; her sisters, Noreane Prather, Reedsburg, and Gloria (Romey) Taylor, Mims, Fla; nieces, nephew, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, with Rev. Kevin Kohnke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home and again on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The family requests memorials of remembrance be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Walter J. Fish

M, b. 1 January 1914, d. 17 February 1981
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 January 1914Walter J. Fish was born on 1 January 1914.
Marriage30 November 1940He married Lucille Kutz, daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben, on 30 November 1940.
Death17 February 1981Walter J. Fish died on 17 February 1981 at age 67.

Corlis Borland

M, d. 17 April 1997
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage13 February 1988Corlis Borland married Lucille Kutz, daughter of Walter A. Kutz and Elsie A. Halvensleben, on 13 February 1988.
Death17 April 1997Corlis Borland died on 17 April 1997.

Amelia Reinecke

F, b. circa 1887, d. February 1952
Father*William Henry Reinecke b. 23 Aug 1851, d. 16 Sep 1933
Mother*unknown (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmelia Reinecke was also known as Millie.
Married Name25 June 1912As of 25 June 1912,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1887Amelia Reinecke was born circa 1887.
She was the daughter of William Henry Reinecke and unknown (?).
Marriage25 June 1912Amelia Reinecke married Otto John Riggert, son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger, on 25 June 1912 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
BurialFebruary 1952Amelia Reinecke was buried in February 1952 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
DeathFebruary 1952She died in February 1952 Funeral services for Mrs. Otto Riggert, 65, who died suddenly on Wednesday noon of last week as she was walking on North Locust near Main street, were held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran church. The Rev. H. H. Hoessel of St. Peter's Lutheran church of Loganville officiated and burial was in the local St. John's cemetery. Her survivors include her husband, the city health officer, a son Robert of Reedsburg, a daughter, Jeanette, Madison; three grandchilden; and four sisters: Ms. Ida Klein, Barron, Wis; Mrs. Bertha Fisher and Miss Anna Reinecke, Reedsburg; and Mrs. Bertha Landgrebe, Yorktown, Iowa. Mrs. Riggert had served ladies aid of St. John's church as the treasurer for about 20 years. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper of 2-21-1952.

Children of Amelia Reinecke and Otto John Riggert

Alice G. Sweeney

F, b. 23 November 1914, d. 1 December 2006
Father*Edward L. Sweeney b. 1883, d. 28 May 1951
Mother*Ida C. Byrne b. Feb 1878, d. 21 Mar 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name31 December 1942As of 31 December 1942,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 November 1914Alice G. Sweeney was born on 23 November 1914.
She was the daughter of Edward L. Sweeney and Ida C. Byrne.
Marriage31 December 1942Alice G. Sweeney married Robert Edward Riggert, son of Otto John Riggert and Amelia Reinecke, on 31 December 1942.
Death1 December 2006Alice G. Sweeney died on 1 December 2006 at age 92 Alice G. Riggert, age 92, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2006, at the Senior Life Center in Reedsburg, surrounded by her family. Alice was a well known Reedsburg resident, born there on November 23, 1914. She was the daughter of Edward and Ida (Byrne) Sweeney. She graduated from Sauk County Teachers College and taught in the Carr Valley School District before marrying Robert E. Riggert on December 31, 1942. Alice was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg where she enjoyed singing in the choir, teaching catechism and participating in the Altar Society. Alice was a devoted and loving wife and mother, who always put her family first. She will be remembered for her warmth, kindness, generosity and beautiful smile. Alice is survived by four children, John Riggert of Madison, Jane Riggert Thompson (Doug) of Pewaukee, Mary Hendrickson (Alan) of Whitewater, Janet Eury (Dennis) of Pewaukee; grandson, Eric Thompson (Lae), David Thompson, Michael Hendrickson all of Madison and Christopher Hendrickson (Angie) of Mount Horeb; great grandchildren, Catherine, Lauren, and Andrew Thompson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert in 2000; and five siblings. A Mass of Christian Burial for Alice G. Riggert was conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2006, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg witih Father Thomas Monaghan officiating. Burial followed in St. John's Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Sacred Heart Catholic School. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Senior Life Center for showing mother such warmth and caring, The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal December 4, 2006 - Alice (Sweeney) Riggert obituary

Edward L. Sweeney

M, b. 1883, d. 28 May 1951
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1883Edward L. Sweeney was born in 1883.
Marriagebetween 1910 and 1914He married Ida C. Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Mary Ellen Ray, between 1910 and 1914.
Death28 May 1951Edward L. Sweeney died on 28 May 1951.

Children of Edward L. Sweeney and Ida C. Byrne

Henry J. Riggert

M, b. 7 January 1895, d. 1977
Father*Otto Riggert b. 8 Apr 1860, d. Mar 1932
Mother*Minnie Holdwedel b. 22 Jan 1866, d. Jul 1935
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 January 1895Henry J. Riggert was born on 7 January 1895 at Chicago, Illinois.
He was the son of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel.
Marriage1927Henry J. Riggert married Rose Zimmer in 1927 at Chicago, Illinois.
Marriage24 October 1972Henry J. Riggert married Marian Hoban on 24 October 1972 also reported as Oct. 24, 1971.
Death1977Henry J. Riggert died in 1977 Henry J. Riggert, 82, 1235 E. 2nd South, former executive representative for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad and prominent local civic worker, died Wednesday in a Salt Lake City hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Riggert retired from the railroad in 1967 after having been its Utah executive director for six years. He joined the D&RGW in 1920 as a passenger agent in Chicago, Ill. He was transferred to the Salt Lake City office in 1940 and served as assistant traffic manager, traffic manager and executive representative where his duties included promotion and purchasing work. Long active in civic affairs, Mr. Riggert served as a member of the board of governors of the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce. He was a past vice chairman and chairman of the Salt Lake County Chapter of the American Red Cross. Mr. Riggert was a board member of the Junior Achievement of Utah and was a board member of the Utah Safety Council. He was a past president of the Utah Salt Lake Rotary Club. He was also a member of the Alta Club, the Ambassador Club and the Salt Lake Country Club. Mr. Riggert was a veteran of World War I, serving in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Navy League until his death. In 1965, Mr. Riggert was named Salt Lake County Chairman for the U.S. savings bond division of the U.S. Treasury Dept. In 1967, he was appointed a board member of the board of directors of the Utah Civic Ballet. Mr. Riggert was born in Chicago, Ill., Jan. 7, 1895, to Otto and Minna Riggert. He married Rose Zimmer in Chicago in 1927. She died on Sept. 24, 1966. He married Marian Rogers in Salt Lake City on Oct. 24, 1972. She died in 1974. Mr. Riggert is survived by a sister, Alma Stover, White Water, Wis; two nieces and a nephew. Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be held Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple. Friends may call Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Evans and Early Morturary, 574 E. 1st South. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Taken from a Salt Lake Paper between May and September of 1977.

Rose Zimmer

F, d. 24 September 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1927As of 1927,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1927Rose Zimmer married Henry J. Riggert, son of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel, in 1927 at Chicago, Illinois.
Death24 September 1966Rose Zimmer died on 24 September 1966.

Marian Hoban

F, d. June 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarian Hoban was also known as Marion.
Married Name19 October 1946As of 19 October 1946,her married name was Rogers.
Married Name24 October 1972As of 24 October 1972,her married name was Riggert.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage19 October 1946Marian Hoban married George A. Rogers on 19 October 1946.
Marriage24 October 1972Marian Hoban married Henry J. Riggert, son of Otto Riggert and Minnie Holdwedel, on 24 October 1972 also reported as Oct. 24, 1971.
DeathJune 1974Marian Hoban died in June 1974 Marion Riggert, 1235 E. 2nd South, a member of many Salt Lake civic organizations, died Monday at home of heart failure. Mrs. Riggert was born in Washington, D.C., a daughter of Patrick Henry and Mary Joice Hoban. She married George A. Rogers on Oct. 19, 1946. Mr. Rogers died Sept. 25, 1966. She then married Henry J. Riggert on Oct. 24, 1971, in Salt Lake City. Mrs. Riggert had a special interest in the Mental Health Assn., Ballet West Guild, and the Odyssey House Drug Treatment Center. She had been an active member of the Catholic Church and was a member of the Salt Lake Country Club, Alta Club and the Town Club. Mrs. Riggert is survived by her husband, Salt Lake City; two daughters, Mrs. Edmund B. (Blanche M.) Browning, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Kendrick (Grace) Wilkins, Glendora, Calif; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass of the Resurrection will be Thursday 10 a.m. at the Catherdral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple. Holy Rosary will be recited Wednesday at 8 p.m. at 574 E. 1st South, where friends may call Wednesday from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the donor's favorite charity. Taken from a Salt Lake Paper of June 1974 .

George A. Rogers

M, d. 25 September 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage19 October 1946George A. Rogers married Marian Hoban on 19 October 1946.
Death25 September 1966George A. Rogers died on 25 September 1966.