James R. Richards

M, b. circa 1845, d. after 1880
  • James R. Richards was born circa 1845 at England.
  • He married Matilda (?) before 1865.
  • James R. Richards died after 1880.

Child of James R. Richards and Matilda (?)

Matilda (?)

F, b. circa 1846, d. after 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1865As of before 1865,her married name was Richards.
  • Matilda (?) was born circa 1846 at England.
  • She married James R. Richards before 1865.
  • Matilda (?) died after 1880.

Child of Matilda (?) and James R. Richards

Vera Matilda Berg

F, b. 14 April 1903, d. 29 May 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 June 1929As of 1 June 1929,her married name was Wiggin.
Married Name1 June 1929As of 1 June 1929,her married name was Wiggins.
  • Vera Matilda Berg was born on 14 April 1903 at Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota.
  • She married Orlo M. Wiggin, son of Frank W. Wiggin and Genieve E. Fenner, on 1 June 1929 at Billings, Yellowstone, Montana.
  • Vera Matilda Berg died on 29 May 1992 at Musselshell, Montana, at age 89.
     Vera Matilda Berg and Orlo M. Wiggin lived in 1937 at Billings, Montana.

Mary H. (?)

F, b. October 1838, d. after 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wiggin.
  • Mary H. (?) married (?) Wiggin.
  • Mary H. (?) was born in October 1838 at New Hampshire.
  • She died after 1900.
Census DateLocation
1900Lynn, Lincoln, South DakotaMary H. (?) was listed as mother in Frank W. Wiggin's household on the 1900 Census at Lynn, Lincoln, South Dakota.1

Child of Mary H. (?) and (?) Wiggin

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Lynn, Lincoln, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1551; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 224.

(?) Wiggin

M, d. before 1900
  • (?) Wiggin was born at New Hampshire.
  • He married Mary H. (?).
  • (?) Wiggin died before 1900.

Child of (?) Wiggin and Mary H. (?)

Edward A. Alt

M, b. 12 April 1915, d. 16 July 2002
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Census DateLocation
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinEdward A. Alt was listed as a son in John A. Alt's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinEdward A. Alt was listed as a son in John A. Alt's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of Edward A. Alt and Elsie M. Brickl

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: 5A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 109.0.

Mary Alt

F, b. circa 1912
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schweitzer.
Census DateLocation
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMary Alt was listed as a daughter in John A. Alt's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMary Alt was listed as a daughter in John A. Alt'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: 5A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 109.0.

Dorothy Alt

F, b. circa 1914
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Roth.
Census DateLocation
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinDorothy Alt was listed as a daughter in John A. Alt's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinDorothy Alt was listed as a daughter in John A. Alt'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: 5A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 109.0.

Andrew J. Alt

M, b. 24 November 1919, d. 19 October 1981
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Census DateLocation
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAndrew J. Alt was listed as a son in John A. Alt's household on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAndrew J. Alt was listed as a son in John A. Alt'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: 5A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 109.0.

John W. Alt

M, b. circa 1925, d. before 2017
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Census DateLocation
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn W. Alt was listed as a son in John A. Alt's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of John W. Alt and Florentine Carmody

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: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 109.0.

Lorraine M. Grauvogl

F, b. 16 June 1923, d. 24 October 2006
Lorraine Grauvogl - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1941
Father*Alois A. Grauvogl b. 16 Jun 1896, d. 20 Oct 1963
Mother*Mary A. Ostermeyer b. 6 Jan 1896, d. 28 Jan 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 April 1942As of 28 April 1942,her married name was Alt.
     Lorraine M. Grauvogl graduated in 1941 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Alois A. Grauvogl

M, b. 16 June 1896, d. 20 October 1963
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlois A. Grauvogl was listed as a son in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinAlois A. Grauvogl was listed as a brother in Otto John Grauvogl's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Alois A. Grauvogl and Mary A. Ostermeyer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 5A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Mary A. Ostermeyer

F, b. 6 January 1896, d. 28 January 1972
Father*John Ostermeyer b. May 1852, d. Sep 1920
Mother*Barbara Streeth b. Sep 1872, d. 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1916As of circa 1916,her married name was Grauvogl.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinMary A. Ostermeyer was listed as a daughter in John Ostermeyer's household on the 1900 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Troy, Sauk, WisconsinMary A. Ostermeyer was listed as a hired girl with the Albert Anderson family on the 1910 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
15 April 1910Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinShe was listed as a daughter in John Ostermeyer's household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Mary A. Ostermeyer and Alois A. Grauvogl

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_ 1816; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 129.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0128; Image: 100; FHL Number: 1375750.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0110; Image: 770; FHL Number: 1375749.

Evangeline M. Grauvogl

F, b. 23 January 1917, d. 4 July 2005
Evangeline Grauvogl 1935 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Alois A. Grauvogl b. 16 Jun 1896, d. 20 Oct 1963
Mother*Mary A. Ostermeyer b. 6 Jan 1896, d. 28 Jan 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 November 1942As of 20 November 1942,her married name was Gelhaus.
     Evangeline M. Grauvogl graduated in 1935 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. She graduated in 1935 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Vera T. Grauvogl

F, b. 11 November 1918, d. 11 October 2002
Vera Grauvogl 1936 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Alois A. Grauvogl b. 16 Jun 1896, d. 20 Oct 1963
Mother*Mary A. Ostermeyer b. 6 Jan 1896, d. 28 Jan 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 June 1939As of 6 June 1939,her married name was Ferstl.
     Vera T. Grauvogl graduated in 1936 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Vera T. Grauvogl and Joseph H. Ferstl

Ervin Crosby

M

Children of Ervin Crosby and Lena Grass

Lena Grass

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Crosby.

Children of Lena Grass and Ervin Crosby

Clifford E. Crosby

M, b. 29 September 1932, d. 24 April 2004
Father*Ervin Crosby
Mother*Lena Grass
  • Clifford E. Crosby was born on 29 September 1932 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Ervin Crosby and Lena Grass.
  • Clifford E. Crosby died on 24 April 2004 at age 71 Clifford E. Crosby, age 71, of Sauk City, died on Saturday, April 24, 2004, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. He was born in Sauk City on Sept. 29, 1932, the son of the late Ervin and Lena (Grass) Crosby. He was united in marriage to Mary Potter on May 19, 1962. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict from 1951 until 1955. Clifford was employed as a pressman by Litho Productions. His greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family on picnics and at family activities. He also enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Mary of Sauk City; two sons, Jeff (Amy) Crosby of Sauk City, and Bob (Joy) Crosby of Kaukauna; a daughter, Kim (Mark) Haas of Sauk City; five grandchildren, Jamie, Kyle and Leah Crosby, Nikki Frey and Riley Haas; a brother, Orville (Erna) Crosby; two sisters, Marion Foster and Theo Carol (Hugh) Nelson; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Crosby; and a brother-in-law, Leonard Foster. A funeral service will be held at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, Sauk City, at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2004, with Pastor Robert Rieke officiating. Burial will be in the Sauk City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, April 26, 2004. Hooverson Funeral Home.

Leonard Foster

M, d. before April 2004
  • Leonard Foster died before April 2004.

Russell Crosby

M, d. before 2004
Father*Ervin Crosby
Mother*Lena Grass

Joseph Grauvogl

M, b. August 1849, d. after 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Grauvogl was also known as Josef.
  • Joseph Grauvogl was born in August 1849 at Germany.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1875.
  • Joseph Grauvogl died after 1910.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Grauvogl was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Otto John Grauvogl's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Joseph Grauvogl and Mary (?) immigrated in 1879. Joseph Grauvogl was naturalized on 5 September 1893 at Municipal Court, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of Joseph Grauvogl and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 5A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Mary (?)

F, b. August 1852, d. after 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1875As of circa 1875,her married name was Grauvogl.
  • Mary (?) was born in August 1852 at Germany.
  • She married Joseph Grauvogl circa 1875.
  • Mary (?) died after 1910.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMary (?) was listed as wife in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMary (?) was listed as mother in Otto John Grauvogl's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Mary (?) and Joseph Grauvogl immigrated in 1879. Mary (?) had 12 with 12 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary (?) and Joseph Grauvogl

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 5A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

John Grauvogl

M, b. 17 February 1884, d. 29 September 1941
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Grauvogl was listed as a son in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
28 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Grauvogl was listed as a boarder in Francis B. Nachreiner's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of John Grauvogl and Katherine E. Schrom

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 6B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.

Mary Grauvogl

F, b. December 1885
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nussbaum.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMary Grauvogl was listed as a daughter in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Mary Grauvogl and Hubert Nussbaum

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.

Otto John Grauvogl

M, b. 17 May 1888, d. 5 March 1986
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinOtto John Grauvogl was listed as a son in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinOtto John Grauvogl was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
     Otto John Grauvogl obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Otto John Grauvogl and Pearl Hemberger

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 5A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 85.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 124.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

William Grauvogl

M, b. June 1890, d. after April 1940
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Grauvogl was also known as Graufogl.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Grauvogl was listed as a son in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
28 April 1910Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Grauvogl was listed as a boarder in Francis B. Nachreiner's household on the 1910 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 January 1920Spring Green, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Grauvogl was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, surname listed as Graufogl.3
29 April 1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
29 April 1940Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.5

Children of William Grauvogl and Anna M. Alt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.
  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: 6B; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1375749.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 178; Image: 452.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 122.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-9.

Frederick Michael Grauvogl

M, b. 5 March 1893, d. 10 March 1978
Father*Joseph Grauvogl b. Aug 1849, d. a 1910
Mother*Mary (?) b. Aug 1852, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Michael Grauvogl was also known as Fred.
  • Frederick Michael Grauvogl was born on 5 March 1893 at Wisconsin also reported as Mar 1894.
  • He was the son of Joseph Grauvogl and Mary (?).
  • Frederick Michael Grauvogl married Agnes A. Davey circa 1921.
  • Frederick Michael Grauvogl died on 10 March 1978 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 85.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick Michael Grauvogl was listed as a son in Joseph Grauvogl's household on the 1900 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Frederick Michael Grauvogl and Agnes A. Davey

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 134.

Kenneth Ferstl

M, b. 31 May 1940, d. 20 September 2018
Kenneth Ferstl 1958 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Joseph H. Ferstl b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 1 May 1995
Mother*Vera T. Grauvogl b. 11 Nov 1918, d. 11 Oct 2002
  • Kenneth Ferstl married an unknown person.
  • He was born on 31 May 1940 at Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph H. Ferstl and Vera T. Grauvogl.
  • Kenneth Ferstl died on 20 September 2018 at age 78 Kenneth L. Ferstl died September 20, 2018 in Denton, TX. He was born on May 31, 1940 in Richland Center, Wisconsin to Joseph Ferstl and Vera T. Grauvogl Ferstl.

    Ken Ferstl received three academic degrees. He earned the Bachelor of Music degree in music education at what is now the University of North Texas. He worked at the Willis Library (UNT) as a cataloguer during 1963-64. He next studied for the Master of Library Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received the degree in 1967.

    Ken and Sondra returned to Denton in 1969 where Ken was appointed an instructor in the School of Library & Information Sciences. Except for a stint as a librarian at the Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton, Ken taught at the University of North Texas for 20 ½ years. He left in the early 1970’s to study at Indiana University – Bloomington where he received the Ph.D. in Library Science (1977).

    Ken’s specialties in librarianship were cataloging and classification, public libraries, and young adult services. He was particularly active in the Texas Library Association, serving as Program Co-Chair for several of the annual conferences.

    Following a stroke and brain aneurysm in 1993, Ken took disability retirement. He recovered sufficiently to travel with Sondra and to enjoy attending opera and theatre performances, particularly in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Ken also served two terms as chair of the Public Library Board.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Sondra, his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Dick Abbott, and his brother, Allen Ferstl. He is survived by his twin sister Karen Ferstl; his sister Kolleen Johnson, his sister-in-law, Sue Ferstl, and many nieces and nephews.

    A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton.
     Kenneth Ferstl graduated in 1958 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Mary Lynn Jo Ferstl

F, b. 16 February 1943, d. 25 April 2018
Mary Ferstl 1961 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Joseph H. Ferstl b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 1 May 1995
Mother*Vera T. Grauvogl b. 11 Nov 1918, d. 11 Oct 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Abbott.
  • Mary Lynn Jo Ferstl married Richard H. Abbott.
  • Mary Lynn Jo Ferstl was born on 16 February 1943 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph H. Ferstl and Vera T. Grauvogl.
  • Mary Lynn Jo Ferstl died on 25 April 2018 at Wisconsin at age 75 Mary Lynn Jo Abbott (nee Ferstl) age 75 of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away peacefully and comfortably on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend, WI.

    Mary was born February 16, 1943 in Reedsburg, WI to Vera T. (nee Grauvogl) and Joseph H. Ferstl. She was united in marriage to Richard H. Abbott “Dick” on October 16, 1971 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg. She graduated St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Marshfield, WI and was a registered nurse at Hartford Memorial Hospital for 30 years. After retirement she was a volunteer at the hospital’s gift shop for several years. Together, Mary and Dick were longtime members of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Hartford. She was a member of the Hartford Senior Friends and also a past president of the Edgewater Condominiums Association. Mary enjoyed: baking for her family and for church functions, bowling, crocheting, knitting, crossword puzzles and word searches, reading Danielle Steele books, watching Wheel of Fortune and shows at the Fireside Dinner Theatre, taking day bus trips with Dick, and most of all she loved time with her family and taking care of her grandchildren.

    Mary is survived by her loving children, Brian (Sara) Abbott of Cornell, James “Jim” Abbott of Hartford, and Lynn (Dan) Biertzer of Hartford; cherished grandchildren, Grady and Emma Abbott of Cornell, and Evan and Lucy Biertzer of Hartford; dear siblings, Karen Ferstl of Sheboygan, Kenneth Ferstl of Denton, Texas, Kolleen Johnson of Cottage Grove; dear siblings-in-law, Sue Ferstl of La Valle; Dorothy Waddell of Grafton, Lenore Abbott of Cudahy, Douglas (Sue) Abbott of Waukesha, and Dianne Abbott of Yucaipa, CA. She is further survived by loved nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Richard H. Abbott; parents; parents-in-law, Douglas G. and Lucille E. (nee Wagner) Abbott; brother, Allen Ferstl; and siblings-in-law, Andrew Johnson, Sondra Ferstl, Donald Abbott and Tom (Delores) Abbott, and Tom Waddell.

    Memorial Mass for Mary will be celebrated Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11:00a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 WI-175 Hartford, WI 53027) with Fr. Davies Edassery officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Saturday from 9:00a.m.-10:45a.m. with fellowship to follow.

    Inurnment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford, WI.

Allen J. Ferstl

M, b. 25 May 1955, d. 3 October 2015
Father*Joseph H. Ferstl b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 1 May 1995
Mother*Vera T. Grauvogl b. 11 Nov 1918, d. 11 Oct 2002
  • Allen J. Ferstl was born on 25 May 1955 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Joseph H. Ferstl and Vera T. Grauvogl.
  • Allen J. Ferstl died on 3 October 2015 at age 60 Allen J. Ferstl, age 60, of LaValle, died suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2015 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on May 25, 1955 in Reedsburg, the son of Joseph and Vera (Grauvogl) Ferstl. Allen was a 1973 graduate of Webb High School in Reedsburg. He also was a 1975 graduate from Madison Area Technical College. On April 28, 1990, he was married to the former Susan L. Schutt. Allen worked at Grede Foundry and then pursued a cheese making career. He enjoyed cooking, hunting, fishing, was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast but most important was the time he spent with his girls. Survivors include his wife, Susan; two daughters: Danielle and Haley; four siblings: Karen Ferstl, of Sheboygan; Kenneth Ferstl, of Denton, Texas; Kolleen Johnson, of LaValle and Mary (Dick) Abbott, of Hartford; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter: Ariel, on February 9, 2003; his parents and his father and mother-in-law: Gene and Pat Schutt. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:30 A.M. on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father David Carrano officiating. Private family interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the Hoof Funeral Home where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials toward an education fund for his daughters would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

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