William Ernest Gudenschwager

M, b. 6 June 1893, d. 1989
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Ernest Gudenschwager was also known as William Gundenschwager.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Ernest Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Ernest Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Ernest Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 148.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.

Erich Gudenschwager

M, b. circa 1902, d. 1982
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Census DateLocation
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinErich Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinErich Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.

Walter O. Gudenschwager

M, b. 9 July 1904, d. 17 May 1962
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Census DateLocation
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWalter O. Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWalter O. Gudenschwager was listed as a son in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
18 April 1930Washington, Sauk, WisconsinWalter O. Gudenschwager was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Walter O. Gudenschwager and Louise Alma Krueger

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 502.0.

Elsie C. Gudenschwager

F, b. January 1891, d. 1980
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schulz.
Married NameHer married name was Schultz.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinElsie C. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinElsie C. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Elsie C. Gudenschwager and Otto A. Schultz

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 148.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.

Otto A. Schultz

M, b. 1881, d. 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOtto A. Schultz was also known as Schulz.

Children of Otto A. Schultz and Elsie C. Gudenschwager

Erna M. Gudenschwager

F, b. February 1895, d. 1978
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErna M. Gudenschwager was also known as Annie.
Married NameHer married name was Meyer.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinErna M. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinErna M. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 148.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.

George A. Meyer

M, b. 1888, d. 1974

Emma Gudenschwager

F, b. December 1896, d. before 2005
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1923As of before 1923,her married name was Krueger.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1940Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1940 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.4

Children of Emma Gudenschwager and Reinhold Krueger

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1817; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 148.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-40.

Reinhold Krueger

M, b. 1892, d. 1975
Census DateLocation
1940Washington, Sauk, WisconsinReinhold Krueger was listed as a son-in-law in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1940 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Reinhold Krueger and Emma Gudenschwager

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-40.

Lydia A. Gudenschwager

F, b. 11 January 1907, d. 28 March 2002
Father*Frank F. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1863, d. a 1940
Mother*Emma Harnish b. Nov 1864, d. b 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 February 1930As of 24 February 1930,her married name was Hasse.
  • Lydia A. Gudenschwager was born on 11 January 1907 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Frank F. Gudenschwager and Emma Harnish.
  • Lydia A. Gudenschwager married Simon H. Hasse on 24 February 1930.
  • Lydia A. Gudenschwager died on 28 March 2002 at age 95 Lydia A. Hasse, 95, Reedsburg, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 28, 2002 in her home. She was born on Jan. 11, 1907 in the Town of Washington, Sauk County, the daughter of Frank and Emma (nee Harnish) Gudenschwager. On Feb. 24, 1930 she married Simon H. Hasse. Lydia was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint and a member of the Ladies Aid. She was also active with the Lime Ridge Senior Citizens for many years. She was a lifelong resident of the Town of Washington until moving to Willow Heights in October, 2000. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, gardening and working with her flowers. Survivors include four children, Marvin (Janet) Hasse, Pardeeville, Jean Bredemann, Marshfield, Earl (Carla) Hasse, Cross Plains, and Linda (Norman) Dulak, Chestertown, Md; a daughter-in-law, Norma Hasse, Bellevue, Neb; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Alfred Gudenschwager, Hillpoint; a sister, Vera Elfers, Hillpoint; a sister-in-law, Norma Gudenschwager, Madison; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon, on June 8, 1989; a son, Orlen Hasse, in April, 2001; a son-in-law, Henry Bredemann, in October, 1998; a granddaughter, Tamara Dulak; four brothers and three sisters. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint with Rev. Duane Daeke officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
19 April 1910Washington, Sauk, WisconsinLydia A. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinLydia A. Gudenschwager was listed as a daughter in Frank F. Gudenschwager's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of Lydia A. Gudenschwager and Simon H. Hasse

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 105; FHL Number: 1375750.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.

Simon H. Hasse

M, d. 8 June 1989

Child of Simon H. Hasse and Lydia A. Gudenschwager

Henry Bredemann

M, b. 14 February 1933, d. 29 October 1998
  • Henry Bredemann was born on 14 February 1933.
  • He died on 29 October 1998 at age 65.

Orlin D. Hasse

F, b. 10 July 1933, d. 9 April 2001
Orlin D Hasse 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Simon H. Hasse d. 8 Jun 1989
Mother*Lydia A. Gudenschwager b. 11 Jan 1907, d. 28 Mar 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOrlin D. Hasse was also known as Orlen D.
     Orlin D. Hasse attended school in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, Junior Prom King.
Orline Hasse - Junior Prom King - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
She graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Elgie McCauley

M, b. 8 January 1896, d. 8 July 1948
  • Elgie McCauley married Ruby Kintz.
  • Elgie McCauley was born on 8 January 1896.
  • He died on 8 July 1948 at age 52.

Children of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz

Ruby Kintz

F, b. 29 December 1898, d. 29 October 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McCauley.
  • Ruby Kintz married Elgie McCauley.
  • Ruby Kintz was born on 29 December 1898.
  • She died on 29 October 1977 at age 78.

Children of Ruby Kintz and Elgie McCauley

Wilfred J. McCauley

M, b. 13 May 1919, d. 23 January 2017
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilfred J. McCauley was also known as Wilford.
  • Wilfred J. McCauley was born on 13 May 1919.
  • He was the son of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz.
  • Wilfred J. McCauley died on 23 January 2017 at age 97.

Vaughn McCauley

M, b. 7 May 1934, d. 2017
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977

Genevieve McCauley

F, b. 22 May 1920, d. 30 May 2018
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hilleshiem.

Lowell Hilleshiem

M, b. 11 August 1920, d. 20 November 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLowell Hilleshiem was also known as Pat.

Dorothy McCauley

F, b. 9 June 1917, d. 6 August 2016
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Foley.
  • Dorothy McCauley married Steve Foley.
  • Dorothy McCauley was born on 9 June 1917.
  • She was the daughter of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz.
  • Dorothy McCauley died on 6 August 2016 at age 99.

Steve Foley

M

Lucille McCauley

F, b. 3 May 1922, d. 25 March 2017
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Froehlich.

Gerhart Froehlich

M, b. 15 March 1918, d. 20 March 2002

Norma Adell McCauley

F, b. 12 April 1923, d. 16 August 2015
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 June 1944As of 17 June 1944,her married name was Markley.
  • Norma Adell McCauley was born on 12 April 1923 at Gary, Indiana.
  • She was the daughter of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz.
  • Norma Adell McCauley married Conrad Carl Markley, son of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey, on 17 June 1944.
  • Norma Adell McCauley died on 16 August 2015 at age 92 Norma Adell Markley, age 92, of Prairie du Sac, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at the Sauk County Health Care Center surrounded by her family. She was born on April 12, 1923 in Gary IN, the daughter of Elgie and Ruby (Kintz) McCauley. She was united in marriage to Conrad Carl Markley on June 17, 1944. They celebrated 71 years of marriage. They farmed most of their lives. They started in the Hillpoint area, then in 1962 they moved to a farm in Honey Creek Township near the Tower Rock School in rural Prairie du Sac. She cherished her time spent with her family, playing cards, quilting, and was part of the Pine Grove Homemakers. Norma is survived by her husband, Conrad; 3 children: Ron (Karen) Markley, Prairie du Sac, Connie (Joe) Meyer, Reedsburg and LaVonne (Fred) Reinecke, Rock Springs; 11 grandchildren: Brian (Tammy) Markley, Tim (Lesley) Markley, Greg (Liz) Markley, Joe Jr (Wendy) Meyer, Margo (John) Solchenberger, Jon (Laurie) Meyer, Doug (Amy) Reinecke, Jenny (Bob) Liegel, Penny (Doug) Wieczorek, Marcus (Melissa) Reinecke, and Peggy (Matt) Nolden; 25 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers; Wilfred (Ella) McCauley, Ripon and Vaughn (Betty) McCauley, Reedsburg; four sisters, Dorothy Foley, Richland Center, Genevieve Hilleshiem, Sparta, Lucille Froehlich, Lake Delton, and Janice (Ike) Keil, Bellevue, IA; one sister-in-law: Caroline McCauley, Hillpoint; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Gordon and Milford McCauley; brothers-in-law, Steve Foley, Gerhart Froehlich, Pat Hilleshiem, Galo Markley, Eugene Markley, LaVerne Markley and Don Couey; sisters-in-law, Sonja McCauley, Elaine Fry, and Lorraine Couey. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint with Pastor Richard Agenten officiating. Burial will be at St. John's Cemetery, rural Loganville. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Conrad Carl Markley

M, b. 24 February 1923, d. 11 December 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
  • Conrad Carl Markley was born on 24 February 1923.
  • He was the son of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.
  • Conrad Carl Markley married Norma Adell McCauley, daughter of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz, on 17 June 1944.
  • Conrad Carl Markley died on 11 December 2018 at age 95 Conrad C. Markley, age 95, of Reedsburg passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born February 24, 1923 in Richland County; the son of Otto and Irene (McCluskey) Markley. He was united in marriage to Norma Adell McCauley on June 17, 1944. They celebrated 71 years of marriage. Conrad took pride in being a cheesemaker at Gillingham, WI. They farmed most of their lives. They started in the HIllpoint area, then in 1962 they moved to a farm in Honey Creek Township near the Tower Rock School. He enjoyed the time spent with his family and playing cards. He is survived by his three children; Ron (Karen) Markley, Prairie du Sac, Connie Meyer, Reedsburg, and LaVonne (Fred) Reinecke, Rock Springs. 11 grandchildren; Brian (Tammy) Markley, Tim (Lesley) Markley, Greg (Liz) Markley, Joe Jr. (Wendy) Meyer, Margo (John) Solchenberger, Jon (Laurie) Meyer, Doug (Amy) Reinecke, Jenny (Bob) Liegel, Penny (Doug) Wieczorek, Marcus (Melissa) Reinecke, and Peggy (Matt) Nolden. 27 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Further survived by four sisters-in-law; Ella McCauley, Ripon, Caroline McCauley, Richland Center, Betty McCauley, Reedsburg, Janice (Ike) Keil, Bellevue, IA. As well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was proceeded in death by his wife Norma on August 16, 2015, his parents, son-in-law Joe Meyer Sr., sisters Elaine Fry and Lorraine (Done) Couey; brothers Galo, LaVerne and Eugene Markley; brothers-in-law Wilfred, Milford and Vaughn McCauley; brothers-in-law and sisters in law Dorothy (Steve) Foley, Genevieve (Pat) Hilleshiem, Lucille (Gerhart) Froehlich, Gordon (Sonja) McCauley. Funeral services for Conrad Markley will be conducted on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hillpoint with Pastor Daniel Lewig officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in the Town of Westfield. A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 16, from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and Monday from 10 A.M until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to all the nurses and staff at Casa de Oakes Assisted Living for the excellent and attentive care during Conrad's stay. Many friendships were made and he enjoyed playing BINGO and other activities. We would also like to thank Dr. Collins and the staff at the Plain Clinic for his wonderful care. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Gordon McCauley

M, b. 17 January 1929, d. 8 April 2004
Father*Elgie McCauley b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 8 Jul 1948
Mother*Ruby Kintz b. 29 Dec 1898, d. 29 Oct 1977

Norma Louise Werth

F, b. 27 February 1909, d. 21 January 2007
Father*Arthur Werth
Mother*Lydia Blank
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 May 1929As of 29 May 1929,her married name was Gudenschwager.
  • Norma Louise Werth was born on 27 February 1909 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Werth and Lydia Blank.
  • Norma Louise Werth married Erich Gudenschwager, son of Frank F. Gudenschwager and Emma Harnish, on 29 May 1929.
  • Norma Louise Werth died on 21 January 2007 at age 97 Norma L. Gudenschwager, age 97, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center in Fitchburg. The daughter of Arthur and Lydia (Blank) Werth, Norma was born on Feb. 27, 1909, in Hillpoint. Norma married Erich Gudenschwager May 29, 1929, in St. Johns Lutheran Church in Hillpoint. They moved to Madison in 1943 and became members of Immanuel Lutheran Church. They were very active in their church and Norma created more than 40 banners. She contributed and enjoyed many hours of Dorcas Society, Women's Guild and Adult Club. Norma worked at Oscar Mayer and retired from Kroger Grocery, Inc., after 25 years. She will be dearly missed by her many loving friends and relatives. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity to all. Norma and Erich loved to travel and trips included Alaska, Nova Scotia, Caribbean cruises and Germany. Norma's most memorable journey was to the Holy Lands. She was a talented pastel artist and also enjoyed crocheting, tatting, sewing, quilting and gardening. Survivors include her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Werth of Reedsburg; nephew, Ron (Anita) Werth of Las Vegas; cousin, Donna (Harvey) Terre of Madison; and many other cousins, family and close friends. She is also survived by her special "girls", Paula (Len) Werner of Mount Horeb, Helene Marsh of Lodi, and Kathleen (Loren) Koller of Corvallis, Ore., and their families who loved her as a Mom and Grandmother. In addition to her husband Erich, who died in 1982, she was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Werth; sister, Erma Werth Brown; and nephews, Reg and Keith Werth. Funeral services will be held at noon at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 102 Spaight St., with Pastor Peter Brinkman officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HospiceCare Inc., Meriter Health Center or Immanuel Lutheran Church. Heartfelt thanks for the compassionate care by the staff and volunteers at The Don and Marilyn Anderson Hospice Center, Fitchburg and Meriter Health Center.

Arthur Werth

M

Children of Arthur Werth and Lydia Blank

Lydia Blank

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Werth.

Children of Lydia Blank and Arthur Werth

Harold Werth

M, d. before 2007
Father*Arthur Werth
Mother*Lydia Blank