Lydia Lutterman

F, b. 22 May 1914, d. 2 December 2002
Father*Henry William Lutterman d. b Feb 2001
Mother*Emma Voss b. Oct 1880, d. 30 Sep 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 September 1935As of 15 September 1935,her married name was Pickar.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 May 1914Lydia Lutterman was born on 22 May 1914 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry William Lutterman and Emma Voss.
Marriage15 September 1935Lydia Lutterman married Edmund Pickar on 15 September 1935.
Death2 December 2002Lydia Lutterman died on 2 December 2002 at age 88 Lydia E. Pickar, age 88, of Loganville, died on Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at the Premier Rehabilitation Center, Beloit. She was born on May 22, 1914, in Loganville, the daughter of William and Emma (Voss) Lutterman. On Sept. 15, 1935, Lydia was united in marriage to Edmund "Butch" Pickar at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville. He preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1996. Lydia was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Loganville, where she was active in the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Loganville Homemakers. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Esther Fuller and Edna Thies. She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Froehlich of Reedsburg; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, many godchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Lydia E. Pickar will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at ST. JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Loganville, with Pastor Duane Daeke officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Westfield township. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at FARBER FUNERAL HOME, Reedsburg, and from noon until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. Memorials of remembrance may be made to St. John Church, Loganville. Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Edmund Pickar

M, d. 3 August 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameEdmund Pickar also went by the name of Butch.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage15 September 1935Edmund Pickar married Lydia Lutterman, daughter of Henry William Lutterman and Emma Voss, on 15 September 1935.
Death3 August 1996Edmund Pickar died on 3 August 1996.

Evelyn Lutterman

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Father*Henry William Lutterman d. b Feb 2001
Mother*Emma Voss b. Oct 1880, d. 30 Sep 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Froehlich.
Life EventDateDescription
Evelyn Lutterman was the daughter of Henry William Lutterman and Emma Voss.
MarriageEvelyn Lutterman married (?) Froehlich.

(?) Froehlich

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Froehlich married Evelyn Lutterman, daughter of Henry William Lutterman and Emma Voss.

Josephine M. Lindsay

F, b. 31 May 1921, d. 17 June 2002
Father*Joseph Lindsay d. b Jun 2002
Mother*Jenette Smith d. b Jun 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 April 1939As of 15 April 1939,her married name was Traxler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 May 1921Josephine M. Lindsay was born on 31 May 1921.
She was the daughter of Joseph Lindsay and Jenette Smith.
Marriage15 April 1939Josephine M. Lindsay married Eugene E. Traxler, son of Perry John Traxler and Lena M. Carpenter, on 15 April 1939.
Death17 June 2002Josephine M. Lindsay died on 17 June 2002 at age 81 Josephine M. Traxler, age 81 of Baraboo, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 17, 2002 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo, in the company of her family. Josie, the daughter of Joseph and Jenette (Smith) Lindsay, was born on May 31, 1921 in Baraboo and had been a resident all her life. She was married to Eugene E. Traxler on April 15, 1939 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo. Eugene and Josie founded the Baraboo Asphalt Company in 1947, and incorporated in 1969, keeping it a family-owned business. She retired in 1986. Mrs. Traxler was a life-long member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo. She is survived by 2 sons, Phillip (Paula) Traxler of Baraboo, Gerald (Barb) Traxler of Baraboo; 1 daughter, Jolene (Bill) Crowley of Baraboo; 5 grandsons, Mike Knoop and friend, Lisa, John (Heidi) Traxler; Thomas (Liz) Knoop, Joseph (Libby) Knoop, Rob (Kara) Traxler; 3 granddaughters, Teri (Keith) Kimball, Laura (Brad) Lois, Sandie (Steve) Rohrer; 12 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993; her parents; two sisters; three brothers; and a grandson, James Knoop. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 22, 2002 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo with Father Gerald Vosen officiating. Interment will take place in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, June 21, from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo; and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass at the church.

Joseph Lindsay

M, d. before June 2002
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Lindsay married Jenette Smith.
Deathbefore June 2002Joseph Lindsay died before June 2002.

Child of Joseph Lindsay and Jenette Smith

Jenette Smith

F, d. before June 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lindsay.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJenette Smith married Joseph Lindsay.
Deathbefore June 2002Jenette Smith died before June 2002.

Child of Jenette Smith and Joseph Lindsay

Donald N. Oncken

M, b. 23 January 1933, d. 5 July 2016
Father*John Hajo Oncken b. 8 Jun 1901, d. 9 Dec 1984
Mother*Melva Lillian May Levenick b. 3 May 1905, d. 29 Dec 1989
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 January 1933Donald N. Oncken was born on 23 January 1933.
He was the son of John Hajo Oncken and Melva Lillian May Levenick.
Death5 July 2016Donald N. Oncken died on 5 July 2016 at age 83 Donald N. Oncken, age 83, of Stoughton, passed away at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. He was born on Jan. 23, 1933, in Madison, the son of John H. and Melva L. Oncken.

Don attended and graduated from Stoughton High School and Carroll College. He continued his education at UW-Madison, earning a master's degree in psychology. Don proudly served in the U.S. Naval Reserves from 1951 to 1954, where he became an active duty seaman from 1954 to 1956, spending four months in the North Pole. He married Karen Tuhus on June 4, 1955, in Loganville. Don, Karen and their girls lived in Kabul, Afghanistan, from 1966 to 1968. Throughout his life, he was employed by Texaco, Uniroyal, Morgan Stanley and Raymond James.

Don was the first athletic director and men's basketball coach at MATC. He was influential in hiring his successor, Doug Redston, and continued on as his assistant coach. Don was a member of the Carroll College Athletic Hall of Fame and a member of the UW-Extension staff for 30 years. He was also a member of several organizations, including Jaycees, FFA, National Honor Society and Who's Who in Colleges and Universities.

Don is survived by his wife, Karen; daughters, Rebecca (Gary) Behling of Stoughton, Kim (Norm) Monsen of Stoughton, Brenda (Dave) Beck of Alexandria, Va., and Michelle (Robin) Brietzman of Evansville; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, John Oncken; sister, Audrey Ebert; and sister-in-law, Sandra (Ralph) Carlson. He was preceded in death by his parents.

(?) Tuhus

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Tuhus married unknown (?).

Children of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tuhus.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageUnknown (?) married (?) Tuhus.

Children of unknown (?) and (?) Tuhus

Kenneth Tuhus

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Father*(?) Tuhus
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Kenneth Tuhus was the son of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).

Sidney Tuhus

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Father*(?) Tuhus
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Sidney Tuhus was the son of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).

Mabel Tuhus

F
Father*(?) Tuhus
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Mabel Tuhus was the daughter of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).

Esther Tuhus

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Father*(?) Tuhus
Mother*unknown (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Coleman.
Life EventDateDescription
Esther Tuhus was the daughter of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).
MarriageEsther Tuhus married (?) Coleman.

(?) Coleman

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Coleman married Esther Tuhus, daughter of (?) Tuhus and unknown (?).

Bertha Koenig

F, b. circa 1888
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1910As of before 1910,her married name was Uphoff.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1888Bertha Koenig was born circa 1888.
Marriagebefore 1910She married Otto Uphoff, son of Charles F. Uphoff Jr. and Auguste L. Voights, before 1910.

Children of Bertha Koenig and Otto Uphoff

Diana Uphoff

F, b. circa 1911, d. 21 July 1931
Father*Otto Uphoff b. May 1883
Mother*Bertha Koenig b. c 1888
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1911Diana Uphoff was born circa 1911.
She was the daughter of Otto Uphoff and Bertha Koenig.
Death21 July 1931Diana Uphoff died on 21 July 1931 Miss Diana Uphoff, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Uphoff, route four, died Tuesday afternoon, July 21, 1931 at the St. Joseph's hospital at Milwaukee. The young lady had been ill but two weeks with pneumonia and her sudden death comes as a shock to her many friends and relatives in this locality. Miss Uphoff had resided in this vicinity all her life with the exception of the past several years when she had been employed at Milwaukee. She was a graduate of the Baraboo high school and had studied a Beauty culture course at Milwaukee for a year. The deceased is survived by her parents, one sister Lila, and her paternal and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Uphoff of Ableman and Mr. and Mrs. John Koenig, route four. She is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins who reside in this locality. Funeral services are to be held on Frdiay afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the home and 2 o'clock at St. John's Lutheran church. Taken from the Baraboo Paper of July 1931.

Lilah Uphoff

F, b. circa 1910
Father*Otto Uphoff b. May 1883
Mother*Bertha Koenig b. c 1888
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Lilah Uphoff was born circa 1910.
She was the daughter of Otto Uphoff and Bertha Koenig.

Harry L. Vertein

M, b. 25 January 1906, d. 23 January 1993
Father*Henry Vertein b. 3 Nov 1869, d. 18 Mar 1951
Harry Vertein - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 January 1906Harry L. Vertein was born on 25 January 1906 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Vertein.
Marriagebefore 1930Harry L. Vertein married Amanda M. Harms, daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke, before 1930.
Death23 January 1993Harry L. Vertein died on 23 January 1993 at age 86.
  • Harry L. Vertein graduated in 1924 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Harry L. Vertein and Amanda M. Harms

Merrell H. Vertein

M, b. 19 March 1930, d. 8 October 2002
Father*Harry L. Vertein b. 25 Jan 1906, d. 23 Jan 1993
Mother*Amanda M. Harms b. 24 Jul 1908, d. 17 Nov 1986
Merrell Vertein 1948 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 March 1930Merrell H. Vertein was born on 19 March 1930.
He was the son of Harry L. Vertein and Amanda M. Harms.
Marriage14 June 1952Merrell H. Vertein married Wava Jean Bender, daughter of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs, on 14 June 1952.
Death8 October 2002Merrell H. Vertein died on 8 October 2002 at age 72 Merrell H. Vertein, age 72 of North Freedom, Wisconsin, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison following a stroke. Merrell was born in Janesville, Wisconsin on March 19, 1930 to Harry and Amanda (Harms) Vertein. He graduated from the Reedsburg High School. On June 14, 1952, he was united in marriage to Wava Bender in North Freedom. Merrell served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He owned and operated Bender's Feed Mill for 48 years and Vertein Oil Company for 30 years. Merrell served on the Board of Directors of Baraboo Farmers Mutual Insurance Company and was a member of the Mid-Continental Railway and American Legion Post 172 in North Freedom. He also served on the North Freedom Fire Department for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, Wava Vertein of North Freedom; two children, Cynthia (Jeffrey) Haertlein of North Freedom, and Gregory (Dawn) Vertein of Stevens Point; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Brenna Vertein; a sister, Harriet (Ray) Schroeder of Richland Center; a brother, Donald (Lyla) Vertein of Bloomington, MN; his mother and father-in-law, Vera and Lloyd Bender; two brothers-in-law, James (Sandy) Bender and Keith Bender, all of North Freedom, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Merrell was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Randall. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2002 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastors Deb and Steve Ohrtman officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Friday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Military rites will be accorded at the grave.
  • Merrell H. Vertein graduated in 1948 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Merrell H. Vertein and Wava Jean Bender

Wava Jean Bender

F, b. 29 May 1932, d. 25 April 2018
Father*Lloyd Bender b. 1908, d. 2007
Mother*Vera Frambs b. 1912, d. 2012
Wava Jean (Bender) Vertein
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 June 1952As of 14 June 1952,her married name was Vertein.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 May 1932Wava Jean Bender was born on 29 May 1932.
She was the daughter of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs.
Marriage14 June 1952Wava Jean Bender married Merrell H. Vertein, son of Harry L. Vertein and Amanda M. Harms, on 14 June 1952.
Death25 April 2018Wava Jean Bender died on 25 April 2018 at age 85 Wava Jean Vertein, 85, of North Freedom, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at St. Clare Meadows.

Wava was born on May 29, 1932, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Vera (Frambs) Bender. She married Merrell H. Vertein on June 14, 1952, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in North Freedom. Wava was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary since 1955. A lifelong member and supporter of the Mid-Continent Railroad Museum in North Freedom. Together with her husband they owned and operated Benders Feed Mill located in North Freedom and Baraboo along with the Vertein Oil Company of North Freedom. She enjoyed playing cards and traveling.

She is survived by her children, Cindy (Jeff) Haertlein of North Freedom, Greg (Dawn) Vertein of Stevens Point; two grandchildren, Nicholas Vertein and Brenna Vertein, both of Stevens Point. She is further survived by her two brothers, James (Sandy) Bender and Keith Bender; an uncle, Roger Frambs; in-laws, Harriet (Ray) Schroeder, Don (Lyla) Vertein; and many other loving nieces, nephews; cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Merrell; a son, Randall Vertein; and in-laws, Harry and Amanda Vertein.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo, with Pastor Karen Hofstad officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at church. Burial will follow at Oak Hill in North Freedom. Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Child of Wava Jean Bender and Merrell H. Vertein

Harriet L. Vertein

F, b. circa 1932
Father*Harry L. Vertein b. 25 Jan 1906, d. 23 Jan 1993
Mother*Amanda M. Harms b. 24 Jul 1908, d. 17 Nov 1986
Harriet L Vertein - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarriet L. Vertein married Ray Schroeder.
Birthcirca 1932Harriet L. Vertein was born circa 1932.
She was the daughter of Harry L. Vertein and Amanda M. Harms.
  • Harriet L. Vertein graduated in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Ray Schroeder

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRay Schroeder married Harriet L. Vertein, daughter of Harry L. Vertein and Amanda M. Harms.

Lloyd Bender

M, b. 1908, d. 2007
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLloyd Bender married Vera Frambs.
Birth1908Lloyd Bender was born in 1908.
Death2007He died in 2007.

Children of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs

Vera Frambs

F, b. 1912, d. 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVera Frambs married Lloyd Bender.
Birth1912Vera Frambs was born in 1912.
Death2012She died in 2012.

Children of Vera Frambs and Lloyd Bender

James Bender

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Father*Lloyd Bender b. 1908, d. 2007
Mother*Vera Frambs b. 1912, d. 2012
Life EventDateDescription
James Bender was the son of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs.
MarriageJames Bender married Sandy (?).

Sandy (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSandy (?) married James Bender, son of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs.

Keith Bender

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Father*Lloyd Bender b. 1908, d. 2007
Mother*Vera Frambs b. 1912, d. 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Keith Bender was the son of Lloyd Bender and Vera Frambs.

Randall Vertein

M, d. before October 2002
Father*Merrell H. Vertein b. 19 Mar 1930, d. 8 Oct 2002
Mother*Wava Jean Bender b. 29 May 1932, d. 25 Apr 2018
Life EventDateDescription
Randall Vertein was the son of Merrell H. Vertein and Wava Jean Bender.
Deathbefore October 2002Randall Vertein died before October 2002.

Henry Vertein

M, b. 3 November 1869, d. 18 March 1951
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1869Henry Vertein was born on 3 November 1869 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death18 March 1951He died on 18 March 1951 at age 81.

Children of Henry Vertein