Mary Schwartz

F, b. circa 1883, d. after 1930
Father*John Baptist Schwartz b. Dec 1842, d. a 1900
Mother*Walburg (?) b. Apr 1844, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1902As of circa 1902,her married name was Weiss.
Census DateLocation
June 1900Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinMary Schwartz was listed as a daughter in John Baptist Schwartz's household on the 1900 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Mary Schwartz and Joseph Herman Weiss

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0145; FHL microfilm: 1241816.

Jacob J. Hess

M, b. 15 June 1911, d. 25 January 1957
Father*John Jacob Hess b. Mar 1869, d. 27 Feb 1945
Mother*Louisa Aloysious Needham b. 27 Apr 1881, d. 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJacob J. Hess was also known as Jake.

Child of Jacob J. Hess and Agnes M. Huebsch

Marvin Roos

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Marvin Joseph Roos d. 14 Jun 2009
Mother*Clara Margaret Alt b. 27 Nov 1914, d. 13 Oct 2009

Steve Roos

M, d. before October 2009
Father*Marvin Joseph Roos d. 14 Jun 2009
Mother*Clara Margaret Alt b. 27 Nov 1914, d. 13 Oct 2009

Viola A. Pronold

F, b. 1 April 1913, d. 9 December 2009
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 April 1934As of 14 April 1934,her married name was Alt.
  • Viola A. Pronold was born on 1 April 1913 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Viola A. Pronold married Herbert Alt, son of Robert Alt and Anna Frances Ringelstetter, on 14 April 1934.
  • Viola A. Pronold died on 9 December 2009 at age 96 Viola Alt age 96 of Spring Green passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Spring Green. She was born in Plain on April 1, 1913 to Tony and Lillian (Hemberger) Pronold. She attended St. Luke's Catholic School through 8th grade, then stayed home to help on the family farm when her father became ill. She was married to Herbert Alt on April 14, 1934. They farmed in Black Hawk, Merrimac and then Plain when their Merrimac farm was purchased by the Badger Plant. Viola was a hard worker on the farm helping to care for the animals and chickens for many years while raising 7 children. They retired in 1971 and moved to a farm in Wyoming Valley. In 981 they moved into Spring Green where they delivered Meals on Wheels until 1994. After retiring from farming, she traveled extensively throughout the United States including Alaska and Hawaii. The love of her family was very important to her, the visits, phone calls, cards, pictures and letters meant a great deal to her. Viola was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church until moving to Wyoming Valley, then became a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Spring Green. Survivors include 5 sons, Frederick (JoAnn) Alt of Waterford, Michigan, James (Lawana) Alt of Cazenovia, Kenneth (Penny) Alt of Fairbanks, Alaska, Roger (Sandi) Alt of Mazomanie and Steve Alt of Chicago, 2 daughters, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Hanusa of Prairie du Sac and Barbara (William) Forseth of Warrens, 3 sisters, Jean (Jack) Kinsman of LaValle, Florence Knox of Madison and Doris (Gene) Alt of Middleton, 2 sisters-in-law, Delores Pronold of Middleton and Darlene Pronold of Visalia, California, 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, a special niece and godchild, Pat Pulvermacher, many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert on April 10, 1996, 5 brothers, Richard, Theodore, Raymond, and Phillip Pronold and an infant brother, 3 sisters, an infant Roseanne Pronold, Muriel Hetzel and Irene Alt, 3 brothers-in-law, Leo Hetzel, James Knox and Leonard Alt, a grandchild, William Alt and a great grandchild, Nikki Alt. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 11:00A.M. at St. John's Catholic Church in Spring Green. Fr. Mike Resop officiated with burial in the church cemetery.

Anton Pronold

M, b. circa 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnton Pronold was also known as Tony.

Children of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger

Lillian Hemberger

F, b. 10 January 1890, d. 12 July 1990
Father*Ferdinand Hemberger b. Oct 1867, d. 1949
Mother*Anna Margaret Hutter b. 1 Sep 1866, d. 5 Mar 1937
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLillian Hemberger was also known as Lillie.
Married NameHer married name was Pronold.
Census DateLocation
1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLillian Hemberger was listed as a daughter in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLillian Hemberger was listed as a daughter in Ferdinand Hemberger's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Lillian Hemberger and Anton Pronold

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0134.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Jean Pronold

F, b. circa 1932
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kinsman.

James Knox

M, d. before October 2006
  • James Knox died before October 2006.

Richard Pronold

M, b. 6 May 1914, d. November 1986
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990

Theodore R. Pronold

M, b. 26 March 1919, d. 11 October 2005
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
  • Theodore R. Pronold was born on 26 March 1919.
  • He was the son of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Theodore R. Pronold died on 11 October 2005 at age 86.

Raymond J. Pronold

M, b. 24 July 1922, d. 2 August 1999
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
  • Raymond J. Pronold was born on 24 July 1922 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Raymond J. Pronold died on 2 August 1999 at age 77.

Phillip A. Pronold

M, b. 11 March 1924, d. 16 June 2000
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
  • Phillip A. Pronold was born on 11 March 1924 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Phillip A. Pronold died on 16 June 2000 at age 76.

Muriel A. Pronold

F, b. 22 January 1916, d. 5 August 1995
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hetzel.

Irene Mathilda Pronold

F, b. 24 July 1917, d. 12 October 2006
Father*Anton Pronold b. c 1886
Mother*Lillian Hemberger b. 10 Jan 1890, d. 12 Jul 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 July 1937As of 27 July 1937,her married name was Alt.
  • Irene Mathilda Pronold was born on 24 July 1917 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Anton Pronold and Lillian Hemberger.
  • Irene Mathilda Pronold married Leonard Alt, son of Robert Alt and Anna Frances Ringelstetter, on 27 July 1937.
  • Irene Mathilda Pronold died on 12 October 2006 at age 89 Longtime Roxbury and Sauk City resident, Irene Alt, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, surrounded by her loving family. Irene Mathilda Pronold was born in Plain, to Anton and Lillian (Hemberger) Pronold on July 24, 1917. She attended St. Luke's Parochial School in Plain, and married Leonard Alt on July 27, 1937, in St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain. He preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1994. She will be buried next to him in St. Norbert's Cemetery, Roxbury. They moved to Roxbury in 1959. She had bountiful gardens and canned many fruits and vegetables, and was a wonderful cook. In later years, she enjoyed going to Black Earth for the Senior Center activities. There, at the age of 65, she took up oil-painting classes at which she did remarkably well. She moved to the Madison Street Apartments in Sauk City several years ago. In her own apartment she enjoyed living independently until several weeks ago, keeping busy with activities, train dominoes, card playing, and lunches with her friends in the Senior Center. One of her many hobbies was scrap booking, and she was an avid reader. She treasured her family, friends, flowers and gardens. She delighted in watching and feeding the birds and had parakeets for many years. She enjoyed numerous trips with her children and saw a lot of the United States with them. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and friend to many. We thank her for how she touched all of our lives. She will continue to be an inspiration to us all. She is survived by her loving children: five sons, Gerald (Verna) Alt of Prairie du Sac, Wilfred (Marsha) Alt of Sauk City, Thomas (Peggy) Alt of Sauk City, Ronald (Connie) Alt of Greensboro, N.C. and Duane Alt of Sauk City and seven daughters, Patricia (Conrad) Pulvermacher of Roxbury, Marilyn (Duane) Brickl of Prairie du Sac, Judith (Karl) Hacker of Verona, Roberta (Arthur) Beal of Oakland, Ark., Karen (Michael) Praksti of Verona, Kathleen (Steven) Thimling of Sauk City and Sharon (Alan) VonBehren of Prairie du Sac. She took great pride in her large family, which also included 27 grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by four sisters, Viola Alt, Florence Knox, Jean (Jack) Kinsman and Doris (Eugene) Alt; two sisters-in-law, Dolores Pronold and Darlene Pronold; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Richard, Theodore, Phillip, Raymond and an infant brother; two sisters, Muriel Hetzel and an infant sister, Rose Ann; and three brothers-in-law, Herbert Alt, Leo Hetzel and James Knox. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. NORBERT'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Roxbury, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, with Father LaVerne Meier officiating. Burial will follow in St. Norbert's ….
Census DateLocation
3 May 1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinIrene Mathilda Pronold was listed as wife in Leonard Alt's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 56-14.

Phillip Norland

M, d. before 2016
  • Phillip Norland died before 2016.

Elmer J. Heiser

M, b. 11 March 1934, d. 3 December 2014
Father*Jacob E. Heiser b. 12 Jan 1895, d. 9 Feb 1981
Mother*Amelia Dischler b. Jun 1894, d. Sep 1979
  • Elmer J. Heiser was born on 11 March 1934 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Jacob E. Heiser and Amelia Dischler.
  • Elmer J. Heiser died on 3 December 2014 at age 80 Elmer J. "Big E" Heiser, age 80, died at home with his wife of 55 years, Myrna (Coldwell) Heiser, at his side, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was born on March 11, 1934, in Plain. He is survived by his daughter, Susan M. Heiser; grandson, Jamison R. Heiser; sisters, Florentine Ruhland and Rita Sherrer; and many nieces and nephews. Elmer enjoyed bicycle trips with his friends, fishing, golfing, traveling, bowling, playing Sheepshead, his Fantasy Baseball team and in recent years, geocaching. Elmer was inducted into the Madison Bowling Hall of Fame on Aug. 17, 1989, and he was one of the best fast pitch softball shortstops in the Madison area. Elmer worked at American Family Insurance Company for 43 years. He served in the U.S. Army from June, 1955 until June, 1957. Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Amelia (Dischler) Heiser; sister, Irene, her husband, Alfred "Fritz" Ruhland; brothers, Wilbert and Cyril Heiser; and brothers-in-law, John Ruhland and Robert Sherrer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5460 Mary Lake Road, Westport, on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at 2 p.m., with Monsignor James Gunn officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Cemetery in Westport. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, or JDRF.

Robert Sherrer

M, d. before December 2014
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert Sherrer was also known as Bob.
  • Robert Sherrer died before December 2014.

Florentine T. Heiser

F, b. 21 October 1920, d. 13 March 2015
Father*Jacob E. Heiser b. 12 Jan 1895, d. 9 Feb 1981
Mother*Amelia Dischler b. Jun 1894, d. Sep 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFlorentine T. Heiser was also known as Flo.
Married Name24 November 1938As of 24 November 1938,her married name was Ruhland.
  • Florentine T. Heiser was born on 21 October 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Jacob E. Heiser and Amelia Dischler.
  • Florentine T. Heiser married John Henry Ruhland Jr., son of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl, on 24 November 1938.
  • Florentine T. Heiser died on 13 March 2015 at Wisconsin at age 94 Florentine “Flo” T. Ruhland, age 94, of Plain passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 at Maplewood Sauk Prairie. She was born on October 21, 1920 in the Town of Franklin, Sauk County, WI. to Jacob E. and Emelia (Dischler) Heiser. She married John H. Ruhland on November 24, 1938 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Plain, and they had 10 children. Flo’s faith was a very important part of her life. For many years, she sewed the Baptismal gowns for St. Luke Parish. Flo took great pride in raising her family including caring for her infant son, David, for four years who was born with spina bifida. Flo was a CNA at Maplewood and Greenway Manor Nursing Homes. Her home was always open to family members and friends, and it was a favorite gathering place for the neighborhood children. Flo was an avid quilter and seamstress. She hand stitched a queen-size quilt for each of her 24 grandchildren. Flo is survived by her children, Donna Hussin, Jim (Sue), Marv (Kathy), Shirley (Bill) Bremer, Karen (Jim) Krey, Jean (Ron) Giese, Julie (Michael) Carr, Sheila Ruhland, and Mary (Daniel Nwagwu). She is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, her sister, Rita Sherrer and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Ann and Myrna Heiser, as well as Ruhland sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on November 20, 2006, her son, David in 1952, sons-in-law Gerald Kissinger and David Hussin, her brothers Wilbert, Cyril, and Elmer, sister Irene, and brothers-in-law Alfred Ruhland and Bob Sherrer. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Plain at 11:00 AM. Father Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Luke Catholic Church, St. Luke Endowment or the Apostolate to the Handicapped. The family would like to thank Dr. Barclay Schultz, Fr. Mike, Maplewood Sauk Prairie, Maplewood Village and Agrace for the care given to Flo over the past several years. A special thank you to Ralph and Pat Ruhland for the hours of visits to our mother. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinFlorentine T. Heiser was listed as a daughter in Jacob E. Heiser's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Florentine T. Heiser and John Henry Ruhland Jr.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 120.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

John Henry Ruhland Jr.

M, b. 13 July 1915, d. 20 November 2006
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
  • John Henry Ruhland Jr. was born on 13 July 1915 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl.
  • John Henry Ruhland Jr. married Florentine T. Heiser, daughter of Jacob E. Heiser and Amelia Dischler, on 24 November 1938.
  • John Henry Ruhland Jr. died on 20 November 2006 at age 91 John H. Ruhland, age 91, of Plain, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2006, at the Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City from a short battle with cancer.

    He was born on July 13, 1915, in Plain, the son of John C. and Elizabeth (Hartl) Ruhland. He married the former Florentine T. Heiser on November 24, 1938, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain and they had ten children.

    John worked for the Town of Franklin on their road maintenance crew from 1941 until 1953. He was hired in the spring of 1953 by Ed Kraemer and Sons as a large equipment operator and worked for them until he retired in 1981.

    He served his community for over 50 years as a volunteer fireman for the Plain Fire Department. He loved woodworking and a good game of euchre or sheepshead.

    He enjoyed fishing and was an avid turkey and deer hunter. He could fix almost anything.

    John is survived by his wife, Florentine Ruhland, of 68 years, of Sauk City; nine children, Donna Hussin of Verona, Jim (Sue) of Madison, Marvin (Kathy) of Cross Plains, Shirley (Bill) Bremer of Madison, Karen (Jim) Krey of Spring Green, Jean (Ron) Giese of rural Spring Green, Julie (Michael) Carr of Bloomington, Minn., Sheila Ruhland of Astoria, Ore., and Mary Ruhland of Fitchburg; 24 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four brothers, Ray (Darlene), Francis, Charlie (Sally), and Ralph (Pat); two sisters, Bernadine Heimbecker and Lorraine (Dean) Runyan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by a son, David, in 1952; two sons-in-law, Gerald Kissinger and David Hussin; two brothers, Sylvester and Alfred; three sisters, Amelia Paulus, Elizabeth and Rose Ruhland; three brothers-in-law, Bob Heimbecker, Herb Paulus, and Wilbur Heiser; and a sister-in-law, Irene Ruhland.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 24, 2006, at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain at 3 p.m. Father Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.
Census DateLocation
23 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Henry Ruhland Jr. was listed as a son in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Henry Ruhland Jr. was listed as a son in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     John Henry Ruhland Jr. obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of John Henry Ruhland Jr. and Florentine T. Heiser

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 88.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Irene E. Heiser

F, b. 10 September 1923, d. 11 July 2005
Father*Jacob E. Heiser b. 12 Jan 1895, d. 9 Feb 1981
Mother*Amelia Dischler b. Jun 1894, d. Sep 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 January 1941As of 27 January 1941,her married name was Ruhland.
  • Irene E. Heiser was born on 10 September 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Jacob E. Heiser and Amelia Dischler.
  • Irene E. Heiser married Alfred J. Ruhland, son of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl, on 27 January 1941.
  • Irene E. Heiser died on 11 July 2005 at age 81 Irene E. Ruhland, age 81, died peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, July 11, 2005, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center, after a long illness. Irene was born in Plain on Sept. 10, 1923, to Jacob and Emelia (Dischler) Heiser. Irene was united in marriage to Alfred J. Ruhland on Jan. 27, 1941. They were blessed with three children, Rita Marie, Robert and Donald. They farmed until his untimely death in 1951, when she moved to Madison to be close to her parents. She worked for many years in housekeeping at several major hotels in the downtown Madison area. She stopped for a while to care for her mother and then worked in private homes retiring at age 80. For 53 years she did the priest's garments for St. Bernard's Parish in Madison. Irene also volunteered her time to help with the Apostolic for the Handicap in Monroe as well as sponsoring a child in the Children International group for several years. God was very important to her, as were her family and friends. Especially close to her heart were her nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was a great cook with pies, rice pudding, fried fish and the German dish "Molldauschen" as her specialties. She took pride in her raspberry bushes, loved to play cards, but fishing was her favorite. She also traveled to Europe in the early years, danced the hula in Hawaii, visited her sister in Seattle and took bus trips to the Fort Atkinson Theater to see plays with her friends at St. Bernard's. She is survived by her daughter, Rita Marie Ruhland Corcoran; sons, Robert (Luanne) and Donald (Janice), all of Madison; seven grandchildren, Tim (Jeanne) Corcoran and Kelly (Todd McNally) Corcoran of Oregon, Tami (Brian) Munster of Sun Prairie, Matthew, David and Jeffrey Ruhland all of Madison, and Ken (Mariah) Ruhland of Cottage Grove; and five great-grandchildren, Mikaila, Rebecca and Nicholas Corcoran of Oregon, and Kaia and Leo Ruhland of Cottage Grove. Also surviving are her five loving brothers and sisters, Wilbert, Cyril (Dorothy Ann) and Elmer (Myrna) Heiser, Florentine (John) Ruhland and Rita (Bob) Sherrer; along with four brothers-in-law, Charles (Sally) Ruhland, Ralph (Pat) Ruhland, Francis Ruhland and Ray (Darlene) Ruhland; three sisters-in-law, Bernadine Heinbecker, Lorraine (Dean) Runyan and Toni Ruhland; as well as more than 50 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two grandchildren, Patrick Corcoran and Michelle Ruhland; and sister-in-law, Emelia Paulus. While Irene had many friends, she was especially loved by the Imhoff and Knickmeier families. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 15, 2005, at ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2450 Atwood Ave., at 10:30 a.m. with Monsignor Mike Hippee officiating. Interment will be held at St. Luke's Cemetery in Plain, on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, July 14, 2005, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave., from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Bernard's Parish, 2450 Atwood Ave., Madison, WI 53704; and Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711. The family wishes to thank St. Marys Hospital, Belmont Nursing Home and the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center for their wonderful care.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinIrene E. Heiser was listed as a daughter in Jacob E. Heiser's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 120.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Alfred J. Ruhland

M, b. circa 1918, d. 1951
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
Census DateLocation
23 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred J. Ruhland was listed as a son in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred J. Ruhland was listed as a son in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 88.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Wilbert J. Heiser

M, b. 13 May 1916, d. 7 September 2006
Father*Jacob E. Heiser b. 12 Jan 1895, d. 9 Feb 1981
Mother*Amelia Dischler b. Jun 1894, d. Sep 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilbert J. Heiser was also known as William.
  • Wilbert J. Heiser was born on 13 May 1916 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Jacob E. Heiser and Amelia Dischler.
  • Wilbert J. Heiser died on 7 September 2006 at age 90.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinWilbert J. Heiser was listed as a son in Jacob E. Heiser's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 120.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

John C. Ruhland

M, b. June 1887
Father*Carl Ruhland b. Jan 1864
Mother*Maggie (?) b. Jun 1864
Census DateLocation
23 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn C. Ruhland was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 88.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Elizabeth Hartl

F, b. June 1892
Father*Joseph Hartl b. Dec 1867
Mother*Margaret Bindl b. 11 Apr 1868, d. 29 Dec 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Hartl was also known as Lizzie.
Name VariationElizabeth Hartl was also known as Haertle.
Married Namecirca 1911As of circa 1911,her married name was Ruhland.
Census DateLocation
23 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Hartl was listed as wife in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Hartl was listed as wife in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Elizabeth Hartl and John C. Ruhland

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 88.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Sylvester Joseph Ruhland

M, b. 23 April 1918, d. 26 November 1993
Father*Simon J. Ruhland b. 28 May 1893, d. 29 Jun 1964
Mother*Christina Schwartz b. 17 Aug 1891, d. 1982
  • Sylvester Joseph Ruhland was born on 23 April 1918 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Simon J. Ruhland and Christina Schwartz.
  • Sylvester Joseph Ruhland married Rose M. Wankerl on 28 November 1946.
  • Sylvester Joseph Ruhland died on 26 November 1993 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 75.

Children of Sylvester Joseph Ruhland and Rose M. Wankerl

Amelia E. Ruhland

F, b. 13 September 1913, d. 6 December 2003
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmelia E. Ruhland was also known as Emelia.
Married Name10 May 1932As of 10 May 1932,her married name was Paulus.
  • Amelia E. Ruhland was born on 13 September 1913 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl.
  • Amelia E. Ruhland married Herbert L. Paulus, son of George J. Paulus and Anna T. Alt, on 10 May 1932.
  • Amelia E. Ruhland died on 6 December 2003 at age 90 Amelia E. Paulus, age 90, a resident of St. Clare Meadows in Baraboo, and formerly of Plain, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, at the St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo following a short illness. She was born near Plain to John and Elizabeth (Hartl) Ruhland on Sept. 13, 1913. She married Herbert L. Paulus on May 10, 1932.

    After spending her early years farming near Plain, she moved to Baraboo and was employed at Badger Army Ammunition Plant and later as a cook at the Farm Kitchen where she made many friends. Her family most enjoyed her rice pudding, pecan pie, and infamous cinnamon rolls. Even her time at the "Meadows" these past four years she spent many hours in the kitchen helping make pies and other goodies for the many bake sales. Amelia was a devoted NASCAR fan.

    She is survived by five children, Gerald (Patricia) Paulus of Nekoosa, Betty Watson of Greenfield, Eugene (Diana) Paulus of Madison, Herb (Linda) Paulus of Plain, and Robert (Carol) Paulus of Baraboo; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, John (Florentine) Ruhland of Plain, Bernie Heimbecker of Dane, Francis Ruhland, Charles (Sally) Ruhland, and Lorraine (Dean) Runyan, all of Spring Green, Ray Ruhland (Darlene Bayer) of Reedsburg, and Ralph (Patricia) Ruhland of Sauk City; sister-in-law, Irene Ruhland of Madison; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Sylvester and Alfred Ruhland; two sisters, Elizabeth and Mary Ruhland; and a grandson, Ryan Kraemer.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at 11 a.m. at SAINT LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain. Father Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.
Census DateLocation
23 January 1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAmelia E. Ruhland was listed as a daughter in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAmelia E. Ruhland was listed as a daughter in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 88.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Bernadine A. Ruhland

F, b. 1 May 1920
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernadine A. Ruhland was also known as Bernie.
Married NameHer married name was Heimbecker.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinBernadine A. Ruhland was listed as a daughter in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Raymond A. Ruhland

M, b. 28 August 1922, d. 3 March 2015
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameRaymond A. Ruhland also went by the name of Red Rooster Ray.
Name VariationRaymond A. Ruhland was also known as Ray.
  • Raymond A. Ruhland married Darlene Bayer.
  • Raymond A. Ruhland was born on 28 August 1922 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl.
  • Raymond A. Ruhland died on 3 March 2015 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 92 Raymond A. Ruhland, a.k.a. Red Rooster Ray, age 92, of Reedsburg, died Tuesday evening, March 3, 2015 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on August 28, 1922 in the Town of Franklin, Sauk County, the son of John and Elizabeth (Hartl) Ruhland. Ray owned the Red Rooster Tavern in Baraboo for many years and will also be remembered for his dedicated years of service at Ho-Chunk Casino. He enjoyed deer hunting, softball, sports and NASCAR. Survivors include three brothers: Francis Ruhland, of Reedsburg; Charles (Sally) Ruhland, of Plain and Ralph (Pat) Ruhland, of Sauk City; two sisters: Bernadine Heimbecker, of Waunakee and Lorraine (Dean) Runyan, of Spring Green; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter: Jane Meyer; his son: Michael Ruhland; three brothers: Alfred, John and Sylvester Ruhland; three sisters: Amelia Pauls, Elizabeth Ruhland and Rose Ruhland; and his special friend: Darlene Bayer. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center Chapel in Reedsburg where there will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Father David Carrano will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinRaymond A. Ruhland was listed as a son in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.

Elizabeth Ruhland

F, b. circa 1925, d. before December 2003
Father*John C. Ruhland b. Jun 1887
Mother*Elizabeth Hartl b. Jun 1892
  • Elizabeth Ruhland was born circa 1925 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of John C. Ruhland and Elizabeth Hartl.
  • Elizabeth Ruhland died before December 2003.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Ruhland was listed as a daughter in John C. Ruhland's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 120.0.