Joyce Schara

F, b. 2 May 1929, d. 20 May 2008
Joyce (Schara) Byrnes 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 September 1946As of 7 September 1946,her married name was Byrnes.
  • Joyce Schara was born on 2 May 1929 at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She married Donald E. Byrnes, son of Patrick Byrnes and Mary Clippert, on 7 September 1946 at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Joyce Schara died on 20 May 2008 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 79 Joyce (Schara) Byrnes obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal May 22, 2008 - Joyce (Schara) Byrnes obituary

Norbert Austin Fike

M, b. 13 April 1920, d. 19 November 2018
Norbert Fike 1938 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Henry L. Fike b. c 1883
Mother*Aurelia E. (?) b. c 1882
  • Norbert Austin Fike was born on 13 April 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).
  • Norbert Austin Fike married Bernice Morceline Byrnes, daughter of Patrick Byrnes and Mary Clippert, on 20 November 1941.
  • Norbert Austin Fike died on 19 November 2018 at Wisconsin at age 98 Norbert A. Fike age 98 of Beloit died Monday November 19, 2018 in his home. He was born April 13, 1920 to the late Henry and Amelia (Mitchell) Fike in LaValle, WI, he was the youngest of five children. Norbert graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1938. On November 20, 1941 he married his high school sweetheart, Bernice Byrnes in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg, WI. On April 13, 1942 he enlisted in the Air Force and was assigned with the 120 Airborne Squadron in England as a flight engineer. After eleven bombing missions his plane was shot down over Switzerland where he was interned until hostilities ceased. He was released from the service on April 28th, 1944. While in Switzerland he became interested in fixing watches and clocks. After returning home he joined an apprenticeship program in watch repair and continued in the trade all his life. Before moving to Beloit in 1962, Norbert and Bernice owned and operated jewelry stores in Colby and Adams, WI. He was employed at Dubes Jewelry store in Janesville for 45 years. Norbert enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He and his wife enjoyed entertaining at home where Norbert was famous for his old fashioned cocktails. They also enjoyed traveling. He is survived by his daughters, Sharon (Mark) Weinand of Eagle River, WI, Jean Fike of Beloit, WI, sons Gary Fike of Warrens, WI, and Greg Fike of Beloit, WI: four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, a daughter Judy, sister Carol Selmons and brother-in-law Harold, brothers Gerald and Norman, sisters-in-law, Angel (Gerald) Fike and Mary (Norman) Fike. Norbert's Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 Noon on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at OUR LADY of the ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2222 Shopiere Road, Beloit with Fr. Michael Resop officiating. Friends will be received on Tuesday in the Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Entombment will be private.
     Norbert Austin Fike graduated in 1938 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Henry L. Fike

M, b. circa 1883
  • Henry L. Fike was born circa 1883 at Wisconsin.
  • He married Aurelia E. (?) circa 1910.

Children of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?)

Aurelia E. (?)

F, b. circa 1882
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1910As of circa 1910,her married name was Fike.
  • Aurelia E. (?) was born circa 1882 at Minnesota.
  • She married Henry L. Fike circa 1910.

Children of Aurelia E. (?) and Henry L. Fike

Norman E. Fike

M, b. 22 October 1918, d. 2 April 2008
Father*Henry L. Fike b. c 1883
Mother*Aurelia E. (?) b. c 1882
  • Norman E. Fike was born on 22 October 1918 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).
  • Norman E. Fike married Mary Catherine Walsh on 1 July 1941.
  • Norman E. Fike died on 2 April 2008 at age 89 Norman E. Fike, 89 of Fox Lake, Ill., formerly of Baraboo, died Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at home. He was born on Oct. 22, 1918, in Lime Ridge and was united in marriage to Mary Catherine Walsh on July 1, 1941, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg. After the ceremony they ate, danced, went home to milk the cows and returned to their wedding dance. Mr. Fike was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 1307 of Evanston and had helped to build the Fox Lake Community Center, and did much of the scroll work for the Second Federal Bank in Fox Lake. Following his retirement as a carpenter he was employed as custodian for St. Bede Church and School in Ingleside, where he was a church member, and a Knight of Columbus St. Bede Pius X Council. In addition to running his saw filing business for many years he enjoyed woodworking, fishing and helping his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by his children, Rita Ness of Round Lake Beach, Ill., Robert (Charlotte) Fike of Addison, Ill., Ellen (Cary) Knascik of McHenry, Ill; grandchildren, Michelle Jordan of Round Lake Beach, Ill., Nicole Ness of Round Lake Beach, Ill., Scott (Karen) Fike of Round Lake, Ill., Thomas Fike of McHenry, Ill., Jennifer Knapcik of Fox Lake, Ill., Mark Knapcik of McHenry, Ill; great grandchildren, Brittany and Kelsey Jordan of Round Lake, Ill., Gary and Katelyn Fike of Wonder Lake, Ill., David Horton of Round Lake, Ill; brother, Norbert Fike of Beloit. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary; his sister, Carol Seamans; and his son-in-law Harold Ness. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 7, 2008, at the K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home, 12 N. Pistakee Lk. Rd., Fox Lake, Ill. A Tuesday 10 a.m. funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Bede Catholic Church, 36455 N. Wilson Rd., Ingleside, Ill. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fremont Center.

Mary Catherine Walsh

F, b. 2 May 1920, d. 11 January 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 July 1941As of 1 July 1941,her married name was Fike.

Harold Ness

M, d. before April 2008
  • Harold Ness died before April 2008.

Carol E. Fike

F, b. circa 1914, d. before April 2008
Father*Henry L. Fike b. c 1883
Mother*Aurelia E. (?) b. c 1882
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Seamans.
  • Carol E. Fike was born circa 1914 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).
  • Carol E. Fike died before April 2008.

Gerald M. Fike

M, b. circa 1912
Father*Henry L. Fike b. c 1883
Mother*Aurelia E. (?) b. c 1882

George Chekouras

M

Child of George Chekouras and Sophie Pierson

Sophie Pierson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Chekouras.

Child of Sophie Pierson and George Chekouras

Josephine G. Schara

F, b. 1 December 1915, d. 8 November 2001
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 April 1933As of 26 April 1933,her married name was Kopf.
  • Josephine G. Schara was born on 1 December 1915 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
  • Josephine G. Schara married Raymond Kopf on 26 April 1933.
  • Josephine G. Schara died on 8 November 2001 at age 85 Josephine G. Kopf, age 85 of Baraboo, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2001, at St. Clare Hospital. Josephine, the daughter of William and Nora (Lyons) Schara, was born on December 1, 1915 in North Freedom. She was united in marriage to Raymond Kopf on April 26, 1933 in Leland. Josephine was a Member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo. She enjoyed baking wedding cakes, and was a Food Leader with the 4-H and a member of the Homemakers Club. She is survived her husband, Raymond Kopf of Baraboo; 4 children, Everett (Elaine) Kopf of Baraboo, LaVon (Ray) Astle of Reedsburg, Duane (Virginia) Kopf of Baraboo and Francis (Billi) Kopf of Oregon; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Adeline Hinz of Rock Springs; 5 brothers, Melvin (Grace) Schara of Middleton, Lawrence (June) Schara of Reedsburg, Lloyd (Mary Ann) Schara of Texas, Virgil (Nadine) Schara of Texas, Bill (Judy) Schara of Madison; 1 brother-in-law, Otto Mueller of Baraboo; 2 sisters-in-law, Adeline Lange of North Freedom and Esther Gavin of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends. Josephine was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Leona Mueller; a brother, Dean Schara; a sister-in-law, Wilma Schara; and a brother-in-law, Garvin Hinz. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 12, 2001, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastor Myron Schwanke officiating. Interment will take place in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, November 11, from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo; and on Monday, from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at the church.

Child of Josephine G. Schara and Raymond Kopf

Leona Schara

F, b. circa 1918, d. 14 January 1999
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 February 1935As of 14 February 1935,her married name was Mueller.

Adeline Maurine Schara

F, b. 26 May 1920, d. 4 May 2016
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 February 1939As of 14 February 1939,her married name was Hinz.
  • Adeline Maurine Schara was born on 26 May 1920 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
  • Adeline Maurine Schara married Garvin P. Hinz, son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott, on 14 February 1939.
  • Adeline Maurine Schara died on 4 May 2016 at age 95 Adeline Maurine Hinz, 95, of Reedsburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center.

    She was born on May 26, 1920, to William and Edith (Lyon) Schara. She was united in marriage to Garvin P. Hinz on Feb. 14, 1939, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Baraboo. They farmed until they retired and moved to Rock Springs. In 2006 she went to live with her daughter Carol in Reedsburg and for the last two years she resided at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center.



    She is survived by her three daughters, Carol (Richard) Costerisan, Ardith (Tim) Curtin, Audrey (Doug) Hill; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers, Lloyd (MaryAnn) Schara and William Jr. (Judy) Schara; two sisters-in-law, June and Grace Schara; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Garvin; grandson, Michael Costerisan; sisters, Josephine Kopf and Leona Mueller; and brothers, Lawrence, Melvin, Virgil, and Dean Schara.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow the service at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to be donated in Adeline’s name.



    The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center for the special care they showed Adeline during her stay.

    The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Melvin W. Schara

M, b. 7 June 1924, d. 20 December 2002
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899
  • Melvin W. Schara was born on 7 June 1924 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
  • Melvin W. Schara died on 20 December 2002 at age 78.

Raymond Kopf

M

Child of Raymond Kopf and Josephine G. Schara

Otto H. Mueller

M, b. circa 1910, d. 4 December 2003
  • Otto H. Mueller was born circa 1910.
  • He married Leona Schara, daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons, on 14 February 1935.
  • Otto H. Mueller died on 4 December 2003 Otto H. Mueller, age 93 of Baraboo, passed away on Thursday evening, December 4, 2003 at his residence. Otto, the son of Herman and Mary Mueller, was born in the Town of Sumpter in Sauk County. He was united in marriage to Leona Schara at St. John's Evangelical Church in Leland, by pastor John G. Pfohl on February 14, 1935. She preceded him in death on January 14, 1999. Otto farmed in the townships of Sumpter, Merrimac, and Baraboo. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo. Survivors include three sons, Wayne (Donna) Mueller of Baraboo, Allan (Mary) Mueller of Baraboo, and James (Yolanda) Mueller of Texarkana, Ark; four daughters, Beldona (Warren) White of Baraboo, Elaine Larsen of Elkhorn, Janice (Wayne) Steinhorst of Oregon, and Betty Crum of Wisconsin Dells; 24 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Emma Wolkow of Reedsburg, Celia Hewitt of Columbus, and Helen Englehart of Madison; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife, Leona, Otto was preceded in death by his parents; his granddaughter, Debra Ann Larsen; infant twin grandsons, Howard and Robert Larsen; and a son-in-law, Tom Larsen. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastors Deb and Steve Ohrtman officiating. Interment will take place in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services, at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Garvin P. Hinz

M, b. 7 October 1914, d. 31 August 1991
Father*August Henry Hinz b. 1887, d. 1962
Mother*Gertrude Mathilda Brillott b. 1892, d. 1962
  • Garvin P. Hinz was born on 7 October 1914 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
  • Garvin P. Hinz married Adeline Maurine Schara, daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons, on 14 February 1939.
  • Garvin P. Hinz died on 31 August 1991 at age 76 Mr. Garvin P. Hinz, age 76 of Rock Springs, passed away Saturday, August 31, 1991 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Hinz, the son of August and Gertrude (B rilliott) Hinz was born in the Town of Freedom on October 7, 1914. He was married to the former Adeline Schara on February 14, 1939 at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Baraboo. He and his wife farmed in the Town of Freedom for 37 years up until his retirement in 1976 when they moved to Rock Springs. He was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Adeline, Rock Springs; three daughters, Carol (Dick) Costerisan, Reedsburg, Ardith (Tim) Curtin, Reedsburg and Audrey (Bill) Oetzman, Loganville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Clifford (Gracie) Hinz, Baraboo and August (Shirley) Hinz, Windsor; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, LaVerne and one grandson, Michael Costerisan. Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, September 4, 1991 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Josephs Catholic Church. Fr. Kent A. Schmitt and Fr. Lorin Bowens officiated. Friends called on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home where there was a prayers servie held at 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church.

Virgil Schara

M, d. before 2016
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899

August Henry Hinz

M, b. 1887, d. 1962

Children of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott

Gertrude Mathilda Brillott

F, b. 1892, d. 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hinz.
Name VariationGertrude Mathilda Brillott was also known as Brilliott.
  • Gertrude Mathilda Brillott married August Henry Hinz.
  • Gertrude Mathilda Brillott was born in 1892.
  • She died in 1962.

Children of Gertrude Mathilda Brillott and August Henry Hinz

Clifford Leo Hinz

M, b. 22 August 1922, d. 31 January 1998
Father*August Henry Hinz b. 1887, d. 1962
Mother*Gertrude Mathilda Brillott b. 1892, d. 1962

Grace Elizabeth Goodenough

F, b. 14 July 1923, d. 6 February 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGrace Elizabeth Goodenough was also known as Gracie.
Married Nameafter 1952As of after 1952,her married name was Hinz.

LaVerne Louise Hinz

F, b. 22 October 1917, d. 12 January 1934
Father*August Henry Hinz b. 1887, d. 1962
Mother*Gertrude Mathilda Brillott b. 1892, d. 1962
  • LaVerne Louise Hinz was born on 22 October 1917 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
  • LaVerne Louise Hinz died on 12 January 1934 at age 16 She became seriously ill with a case of pneumonia in February of 1933 followed by serious complications. Laverne suffered for almost a full year. Despite vigilant and exhaustive care from family and physicians, she died peacefully on January 12, 1934, at the young age of sixteen.

Dean Schara

M, d. before 2016
Father*William Schara b. c 1892
Mother*Edith Lyons b. c 1899

Cleo H. Reinfeldt

M, b. 13 May 1921, d. 18 May 1983
Father*Herbert Fred Reinfeldt b. 9 May 1896, d. 13 Jan 1970
Mother*Sylvia Bryant b. c 1900, d. b Oct 2004

Helen Teresa VanHuffel

F, b. 2 July 1907, d. 7 February 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1925As of 1925,her married name was Brey.

Katharine Barbara Blau

F, b. 23 March 1890, d. 9 November 1969
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Teresa Brickl b. 23 Sep 1859, d. Apr 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatharine Barbara Blau was also known as Katie.
Name VariationKatharine Barbara Blau was also known as Catherine.
Name VariationKatharine Barbara Blau was also known as Barbara.
Married Name1916As of 1916,her married name was Brey.

Children of Katharine Barbara Blau and George Thomas Brey Jr.

Francis Brey

M, b. circa 1927, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969

Richard Brey

M, b. circa 1929, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969