William Hartig Jr.

M, b. 19 March 1907
Father*William Hartig b. 22 Oct 1875, d. 8 Apr 1968
Mother*Fena M. Bergemann b. May 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 March 1907William Hartig Jr. was born on 19 March 1907 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Hartig and Fena M. Bergemann.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 May 1910Reedsburg Ward 2, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Hartig Jr. was listed as a son in William Hartig's household on the 1910 Census at Reedsburg Ward 2, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Amelia Bergemann.1
12 January 1920Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Hartig Jr. was listed as a son in William Hartig's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Reedsburg Ward 2, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 1157.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 174; Image: 347.

Robert H. Hartig Sr.

M, b. 31 March 1916, d. 22 May 1990
Father*William Hartig b. 22 Oct 1875, d. 8 Apr 1968
Mother*Fena M. Bergemann b. May 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Robert Hartig 1933 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 March 1916Robert H. Hartig Sr. was born on 31 March 1916 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Hartig and Fena M. Bergemann.
Death22 May 1990Robert H. Hartig Sr. died on 22 May 1990 at age 74.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 January 1920Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinRobert H. Hartig Sr. was listed as a son in William Hartig's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 April 1930Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinRobert H. Hartig Sr. was listed as a son in William Hartig's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • Robert H. Hartig Sr. graduated in 1933 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • On 3 December 1942 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, Name: Robert H Hartig
    Birth Year: 1916
    Race: White, Citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin
    State of Residence: Wisconsin
    County or City: Sauk
    Enlistment Date: 3 Dec 1942
    Enlistment State: Georgia
    Enlistment City: Fort Oglethorpe
    Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: 1 year of high school
    Civil Occupation: Teachers, primary school and kindergarten
    Marital Status: Divorced, without dependents
    Height: 79
    Weight: 180.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 174; Image: 347.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 323.0.

Henry Hartig

M, b. 16 October 1843, d. 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 October 1843Henry Hartig was born on 16 October 1843 at Hanover, Germany.
MarriageOctober 1869He married Christina Luehrsen in October 1869.
Death1925Henry Hartig died in 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 July 1870Washington, Sauk, WisconsinHenry Hartig was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • Henry Hartig was naturalized on 16 March 1885 at Circuit Court, Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 280B; Image: 568; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 278C; Enumeration District: 265; .

Christina Luehrsen

F, b. 1849, d. 30 November 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristina Luehrsen was also known as Christena.
Married NameOctober 1869As of October 1869,her married name was Hartig.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1849Christina Luehrsen was born in 1849 at Hanover, Germany.
MarriageOctober 1869She married Henry Hartig in October 1869.
Death30 November 1938Christina Luehrsen died on 30 November 1938 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 July 1870Washington, Sauk, WisconsinChristina Luehrsen was listed in Henry Hartig's household on the 1870 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinChristina Luehrsen was listed as wife in Henry Hartig's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Christina Luehrsen and Henry Hartig

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 280B; Image: 568; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 278C; Enumeration District: 265; .

Laura Hartig

F, b. circa 1875, d. circa 1928
Father*Henry Hartig b. 16 Oct 1843, d. 1925
Mother*Christina Luehrsen b. 1849, d. 30 Nov 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 January 1889As of 25 January 1889,her married name was Rosenthal.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1875Laura Hartig was born circa 1875 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen.
Marriage25 January 1889Laura Hartig married William H. Rosenthal, son of Charles L. Rosenthal and Dorathea Schweke, on 25 January 1889.
Deathcirca 1928Laura Hartig died circa 1928.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLaura Hartig was listed as a daughter in Henry Hartig's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 278C; Enumeration District: 265; .

Emma Hartig

F, b. circa 1877, d. October 1938
Father*Henry Hartig b. 16 Oct 1843, d. 1925
Mother*Christina Luehrsen b. 1849, d. 30 Nov 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rosenthal.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma Hartig married August Rosenthal, son of Charles L. Rosenthal and Dorathea Schweke.
Birthcirca 1877Emma Hartig was born circa 1877 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen.
DeathOctober 1938Emma Hartig died in October 1938.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Hartig was listed as a daughter in Henry Hartig's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 278C; Enumeration District: 265; .

Leila G. Morrissey

F, b. 30 July 1910, d. 7 February 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 June 1934As of 18 June 1934,her married name was Hartig.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 July 1910Leila G. Morrissey was born on 30 July 1910.
Marriage18 June 1934She married Arnold Hartig, son of William H. Hartig and Anna L. Giese, on 18 June 1934.
Death7 February 1994Leila G. Morrissey died on 7 February 1994 at Michigan at age 83.

Child of Leila G. Morrissey and Arnold Hartig

Thomas Hartig

M, b. 23 February 1946, d. 15 February 2007
Father*Arnold Hartig b. 30 May 1909, d. 21 Jul 1975
Mother*Leila G. Morrissey b. 30 Jul 1910, d. 7 Feb 1994
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 February 1946Thomas Hartig was born on 23 February 1946 at Michigan.
He was the son of Arnold Hartig and Leila G. Morrissey.
Death15 February 2007Thomas Hartig died on 15 February 2007 at Florida at age 60.

Lydia Hartig

F, b. 29 September 1884, d. March 1966
Father*Henry Hartig b. 16 Oct 1843, d. 1925
Mother*Christina Luehrsen b. 1849, d. 30 Nov 1938
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1884Lydia Hartig was born on 29 September 1884 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen.
DeathMarch 1966Lydia Hartig died in March 1966 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 81.

Martha Hartig

F, b. 25 January 1886, d. 15 July 1978
Father*Henry Hartig b. 16 Oct 1843, d. 1925
Mother*Christina Luehrsen b. 1849, d. 30 Nov 1938
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 January 1886Martha Hartig was born on 25 January 1886 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen.
Death15 July 1978Martha Hartig died on 15 July 1978 at Wisconsin at age 92.

Edmund Hartig

M, b. 13 October 1889, d. 24 December 1969
Father*Henry Hartig b. 16 Oct 1843, d. 1925
Mother*Christina Luehrsen b. 1849, d. 30 Nov 1938
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 October 1889Edmund Hartig was born on 13 October 1889 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Hartig and Christina Luehrsen.
Death24 December 1969Edmund Hartig died on 24 December 1969 at Wisconsin at age 80.

Henry J. Benseman

M, b. 1868, d. 22 July 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry J. Benseman was also known as Bensemann.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1868Henry J. Benseman was born in 1868 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1895He married Mary E. Sussner circa 1895.
Death22 July 1939Henry J. Benseman died on 22 July 1939.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinHenry J. Benseman was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Henry J. Benseman and Mary E. Sussner

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 814.

Mary E. Sussner

F, b. 2 February 1873, d. 14 December 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1895As of circa 1895,her married name was Benseman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 February 1873Mary E. Sussner was born on 2 February 1873 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1895She married Henry J. Benseman circa 1895.
Death14 December 1941Mary E. Sussner died on 14 December 1941 at age 68 Mary (Sussner) Benseman obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal December 16, 1941 - Mary (Sussner) Benseman obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinMary E. Sussner was listed as wife in Henry J. Benseman's household on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Mary E. Sussner and Henry J. Benseman

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 814.

Edwin Benseman

M, b. 10 January 1905, d. 10 January 1906
Father*Henry J. Benseman b. 1868, d. 22 Jul 1939
Mother*Mary E. Sussner b. 2 Feb 1873, d. 14 Dec 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 January 1905Edwin Benseman was born on 10 January 1905 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry J. Benseman and Mary E. Sussner.
Death10 January 1906Edwin Benseman died on 10 January 1906 at died in infancy at age 1.

Herbert Benseman

M, b. circa 1908
Father*Henry J. Benseman b. 1868, d. 22 Jul 1939
Mother*Mary E. Sussner b. 2 Feb 1873, d. 14 Dec 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Herbert Benseman was born circa 1908 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry J. Benseman and Mary E. Sussner.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinHerbert Benseman was listed as a son in Henry J. Benseman's household on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 814.

Will Sparks

M, b. circa 1888
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1888Will Sparks was born circa 1888 at Kentucky.
Marriagecirca 1917He married Miriam Adams circa 1917.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1930Louisville, Jefferson, KentuckyWill Sparks was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky; Roll: 756; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 372.0.

Miriam Adams

F, b. circa 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1917As of circa 1917,her married name was Sparks.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1890Miriam Adams was born circa 1890 at Kentucky.
Marriagecirca 1917She married Will Sparks circa 1917.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1930Louisville, Jefferson, KentuckyMiriam Adams was listed as wife in Will Sparks's household on the 1930 Census at Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky; Roll: 756; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 372.0.

Diane D. Stieve

F, b. 14 March 1959, d. 5 December 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 July 1977As of 30 July 1977,her married name was Winecke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 March 1959Diane D. Stieve was born on 14 March 1959.
Death5 December 2004She died on 5 December 2004 at age 45 Diane D. Winecke, age 45 of North Freedom, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, following an automobile accident.

Diane, the daughter of Duane and Dorothy (Vertein) Stieve, was born on March 14, 1959 in Madison. She was baptized on April 19, 1959 and confirmed on April 15, 1973 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs, and was later married at St. John's to Allen N. Winecke on July 30, 1977.

Diane had been employed originally as a mail carrier, beginning on Jan. 27, 1979, and later as a clerk at the Reedsburg Post Office. She enjoyed snowmobiling, motorcycling, gardening, working with the community and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by the father of her children, Allen N. Winecke of Rock Springs; three children, Allen M. Winecke and Susie Peters of Reedsburg, Shelly D. Winecke and Brad Brandt of Reedsburg, and Shawn A. Winecke of Baraboo; three, soon to be four, grandchildren, Traton, and twins, Alexis and Autumn; her parents, Duane and Dorothy Stieve of North Freedom; three brothers, Duane D. (Tami) Stieve of Rock Springs, Dale (Laurie) Stieve of North Freedom, and Daryl (Janet) Stieve of Reedsburg; aunts; uncles; nieces; and nephews; her best friend of 40 years, Rita Schipper of Baraboo; many other relatives and friends.

Diane was preceded in death by her grandparents, Agnes and George Vertein, and Leonard and Agnes Stieve.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor Paul Schroeder officiating. Interment will take place in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave., in Baraboo, and at the church on Friday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Tanner Jay Zimmerman

M, b. 6 July 1983, d. 17 April 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 July 1983Tanner Jay Zimmerman was born on 6 July 1983.
Death17 April 2007He died on 17 April 2007 at age 23 Tanner Jay Zimmerman, age 23, of North Freedom, was taken to his eternal home in heaven on Tuesday, April 17, 2007. He was born July 6, 1983, in Baraboo, to David and Lynn (Vertein) Zimmerman. He was the youngest of their three sons. Tanner is survived by his parents; two brothers, Chad (Melanie) Zimmerman and Jeremy (Lacy Lemon) Zimmerman; maternal grandmother, Faith Vertein; paternal grandmother, Marie (Zimmerman) Boyles; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was further survived by his special friend, Kayla Pfaff; employer and friend, Jerry Sprecher; and many other friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by both grandfathers, Lorenz (Chub) Zimmerman and George L. Vertein. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 23, 2007, at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH in Baraboo, with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Sunday, April 22, 2007, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the REDLIN FUNERAL HOME, 401 Madison Ave., in Baraboo and at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the family or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom.

Lorenz Zimmerman

M, d. before April 2007
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLorenz Zimmerman was also known as Chub.
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore April 2007Lorenz Zimmerman died before April 2007.

Allen Vertein

M, b. 15 June 1931, d. 19 August 2017
Father*George Henry Edward Vertein b. 26 Feb 1902, d. 26 Jun 1996
Mother*Agnes Elsie LaVera Steinhorst b. 18 Oct 1909, d. 8 Apr 2001
Allen (Hans) Vertein 1949 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAllen Vertein was also known as Hans.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 June 1931Allen Vertein was born on 15 June 1931.
He was the son of George Henry Edward Vertein and Agnes Elsie LaVera Steinhorst.
Marriage30 April 1955Allen Vertein married Marie Gschwendner on 30 April 1955.
Death19 August 2017Allen Vertein died on 19 August 2017 at age 86 Allen “Hans” Vertein, 86, passed away at home on August 19, 2017.

He was born in North Freedom, WI on June 15, 1931 to George and Agnes (Steinhorst) Vertein. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rock Springs. Allen married Marie Gschwendner on April 30, 1955. They were blessed with 4 children, Rick, Cheri, Joanne, and Sandy.

Allen graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1949. He was employed by Fauerbach Brewery and Rayovac Corporation before starting at Oscar Mayer Company, retiring in 1993, after 43 years. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War and was on active duty from 1951-1953, spending 13 months in Korea. Allen was able to go on an Honor Flight in 2015, and was a life-long member of the local V.F.W #7694. Upon retirement he kept busy on their farmette, raising beef cattle, lawn work and gardening and was proud to give his produce to others. He loved the outdoors and had a passion for hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marie; 3 daughters, Cheri (Tim) Brickl, Joanne (Dean) Walsh, Sandy Stanis; 10 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dorothy (Duane) Stieve and Marilyn Vertein; and a brother, Ken (LaVeta); sisters in law, Alice Liebmann, Faith Vertein; brother in law, Joe Donaubauer. Further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Rick in 1974, 3 infant children, brothers George and Carl, sister in law Irene Donaubauer; and a brother in law, Gerald Liebmann. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at St. James Lutheran Church, Prairie du Sac, WI with Pastor Bradley Pearson officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Prairie du Sac Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 23, 2017 at Hooverson Funeral Home, Sauk City, WI.
  • Allen Vertein graduated in 1949 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Marie Gschwendner

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 April 1955As of 30 April 1955,her married name was Vertein.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage30 April 1955Marie Gschwendner married Allen Vertein, son of George Henry Edward Vertein and Agnes Elsie LaVera Steinhorst, on 30 April 1955.

Carl Vertein

M, b. 2 August 1941, d. 17 July 2004
Father*George Henry Edward Vertein b. 26 Feb 1902, d. 26 Jun 1996
Mother*Agnes Elsie LaVera Steinhorst b. 18 Oct 1909, d. 8 Apr 2001
Carl Vertoin (Vertein) 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 August 1941Carl Vertein was born on 2 August 1941.
He was the son of George Henry Edward Vertein and Agnes Elsie LaVera Steinhorst.
Death17 July 2004Carl Vertein died on 17 July 2004 at age 62 Carl W. Vertein, 63 of North Freedom, passed away on Saturday, July 17 at the UW Hospital in Madison.

Carl, the son of George and Agnes (Steinhorst) Vertein, Sr., was born on Aug. 2, 1941 in North Freedom. He was employed as a forklift operator by Seneca Foods for approximately 30 years. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs. Carl thoroughly enjoyed spending time and playing with his grandchildren. He was an avid sheepshead and cribbage player, and a great outdoorsman.

He is survived by two children, Jeff (Jan) Vertein of Rock Springs and Judy (Rick) Urben of Oregon; five grandchildren, Tyler, Dustin, Dillon, Aimee and Connor; four siblings, Allen (Marie) Vertein of Sauk City, Kenneth (LaVeta) Vertein of Baraboo, Dorothy (Duane) Stieve of North Freedom, and Marilyn Vertein of Baraboo; other relatives and friends.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, George Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor Paul Schroeder officiating. Interment will take place in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Tuesday, July 20, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home's new location, 401 Madison Ave. in Baraboo; and on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services, at St. John's Church.
  • Carl Vertein graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

August F. F. Klitzke

M, b. 1 April 1847, d. 6 June 1915
Father*Ferdinand Klitzke b. c 1818, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Caroline (?) b. c 1828, d. a Jun 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 April 1847August F. F. Klitzke was born on 1 April 1847 at Prussia.
He was the son of Ferdinand Klitzke and Caroline (?).
Marriagebefore 1869August F. F. Klitzke married Johanna Caroline Perlenberg before 1869.
Death6 June 1915August F. F. Klitzke died on 6 June 1915 at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinAugust F. F. Klitzke was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1

Children of August F. F. Klitzke and Johanna Caroline Perlenberg

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Johanna Caroline Perlenberg

F, b. 17 September 1847, d. 16 February 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohanna Caroline Perlenberg was also known as Johannah.
Married Namebefore 1869As of before 1869,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 September 1847Johanna Caroline Perlenberg was born on 17 September 1847 at Prussia.
Marriagebefore 1869She married August F. F. Klitzke, son of Ferdinand Klitzke and Caroline (?), before 1869.
Death16 February 1929Johanna Caroline Perlenberg died on 16 February 1929 at age 81 Mrs. August Klitzke, aged 81 years, 4 months, 29 days, died at the home of her son Reinhold in Baraboo, Saturday morning, Feb. 16,1929, she being sick only one day. Mrs. Klitzke was a native of Germany born Sept. 17, 1847. She and her husband who preceded her in death on June 6, 1915, came to this country and made their home near Reedsburg both being members of the St. Peters Lutheran Church of Reedsburg until the year of 1890 they moved on a farm to Ableman. After the death of her husband she made her home with her son Reinhold. The funeral was held from the home in Baraboo Thursday at 10:30 and then taken to the Lutheran Church in Ableman where she had been a faithful member, and laid beside her husband. Her pallbearers were her grandsons George and Harold Gehrke, Ewald Klipp, Elmer Klitzke, Harold Zautke, Ralph Zautke. She leaves eight children: Reinhold and Albert of Baraboo; Mrs. Bertha Gehrke and Hugo of Ableman; Mrs. Mary Klipp of Loganville; Mrs. Anna Zautke of Reedsburg; George of London, Minn., August of Madison. Her son William died in June, 1917 at the age of 44 years. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of 2-21-1929.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinJohanna Caroline Perlenberg was listed as wife in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1

Children of Johanna Caroline Perlenberg and August F. F. Klitzke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Ferdinand Klitzke

M, b. circa 1818, d. after June 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1818Ferdinand Klitzke was born circa 1818 at Prussia.
Marriagebefore 1847He married Caroline (?) before 1847.
Deathafter June 1880Ferdinand Klitzke died after June 1880.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinFerdinand Klitzke was listed as father in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1

Children of Ferdinand Klitzke and Caroline (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Caroline (?)

F, b. circa 1828, d. after June 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1847As of before 1847,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1828Caroline (?) was born circa 1828 at Prussia.
Marriagebefore 1847She married Ferdinand Klitzke before 1847.
Deathafter June 1880Caroline (?) died after June 1880.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinCaroline (?) was listed as mother in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1

Children of Caroline (?) and Ferdinand Klitzke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Charles Klitzke

M, b. circa 1855
Father*Ferdinand Klitzke b. c 1818, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Caroline (?) b. c 1828, d. a Jun 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1855Charles Klitzke was born circa 1855 at Prussia.
He was the son of Ferdinand Klitzke and Caroline (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinCharles Klitzke was listed as a brother in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Albert Klitzke

M, b. circa 1869, d. after 1929
Father*August F. F. Klitzke b. 1 Apr 1847, d. 6 Jun 1915
Mother*Johanna Caroline Perlenberg b. 17 Sep 1847, d. 16 Feb 1929
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1869Albert Klitzke was born circa 1869 at Prussia.
He was the son of August F. F. Klitzke and Johanna Caroline Perlenberg.
Deathafter 1929Albert Klitzke died after 1929.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinAlbert Klitzke was listed as a son in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1
  • Albert Klitzke witnessed the naturalization of Albert J. Gehrke on 25 October 1900 at Circuit Court, Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .

Bertha Klitzke

F, b. 27 December 1874, d. 5 December 1929
Father*August F. F. Klitzke b. 1 Apr 1847, d. 6 Jun 1915
Mother*Johanna Caroline Perlenberg b. 17 Sep 1847, d. 16 Feb 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 September 1893As of 5 September 1893,her married name was Gehrke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 December 1874Bertha Klitzke was born on 27 December 1874 at Panzels, Prussia.
She was the daughter of August F. F. Klitzke and Johanna Caroline Perlenberg.
Marriage5 September 1893Bertha Klitzke married Albert J. Gehrke on 5 September 1893.
Death5 December 1929Bertha Klitzke died on 5 December 1929 at age 54 Mrs. Albert Gehrke, aged 54 years, who resided near Ableman, died at her home at 11:30 o'clock Thursday forenoon, Dec. 5, 1929, after four weeks of illness of heart trouble. Everything was done to relieve her suffering. Bertha Klitzke was born to Mr. and Mrs. August Klitzke, Dec. 27, 1874, in Panzels, Germany. In 1876 she came with her parents to America. She was confirmed in Reedsburg and joined the St. Peter's Lutheran church. On Sept. 5, 1893, she was united in marriage with Albert Gehrke after which they were members of St. John's Lutheran church at Ableman. Their union was blessed with nine children, William, of Ableman; Mrs. Alma Fuhlbohm, Mrs. Alta Schwenkhoff of Reedsburg; Mrs. Letna Loftsgordon of Madison; Agnes, Meta, George, Reinhold and Harold at home. Mrs. Gehrke was a sincere christian in her church and its services were very dear to her. She was an ideal mother, her first thought always being for her home and children, and they will indeed miss her in numberless ways. Besides her husband and nine children, she also leaves to mourn her loss two grandchildren, Ewalt Fuhlbohm and Delores Gehrke, two sisters, Mrs. Henry Klipp and Mrs. Will Zautke, and five brothers, Albert and Reinhold of Baraboo; George of London, Minnesota and August of Madison. The funeral was held Sunday at St. Johns in Ableman.
Mrs. Albert Gehrke (Bertha Klitzke) obituary 10 Dec 1929 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Klitzke was listed as a daughter in August F. F. Klitzke's household on the 1880 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to Frederick Klitzke.1
19 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Klitzke was listed as wife in Albert J. Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
28 April 1910Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Klitzke was listed as wife in Albert J. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Klitzke was listed as wife in Albert J. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
  • Bertha Klitzke immigrated in 1875.
  • She had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 9 with 8 living in 1910 children.

Children of Bertha Klitzke and Albert J. Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 214D; Enumeration District: 260; .
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 132.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 851.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1018.