Henry L. Fike

M, b. circa 1883
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1883Henry L. Fike was born circa 1883 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1910He 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1882Aurelia E. (?) was born circa 1882 at Minnesota.
Marriagecirca 1910She 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 October 1918Norman E. Fike was born on 22 October 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).
Marriage1 July 1941Norman E. Fike married Mary Catherine Walsh on 1 July 1941.
Death2 April 2008Norman 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 May 1920Mary Catherine Walsh was born on 2 May 1920.
Marriage1 July 1941She married Norman E. Fike, son of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?), on 1 July 1941.
Death11 January 1998Mary Catherine Walsh died on 11 January 1998 at age 77.

Harold Ness

M, d. before April 2008
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore April 2008Harold 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1914Carol E. Fike was born circa 1914 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).
Deathbefore April 2008Carol 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1912Gerald M. Fike was born circa 1912 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry L. Fike and Aurelia E. (?).

George Chekouras

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Chekouras married Sophie Pierson.

Child of George Chekouras and Sophie Pierson

Sophie Pierson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Chekouras.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSophie Pierson married George 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1915Josephine G. Schara was born on 1 December 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Marriage26 April 1933Josephine G. Schara married Raymond Kopf on 26 April 1933.
Death8 November 2001Josephine 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1918Leona Schara was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Marriage14 February 1935Leona Schara married Otto H. Mueller on 14 February 1935.
Death14 January 1999Leona Schara died on 14 January 1999.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 May 1920Adeline Maurine Schara was born on 26 May 1920 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Marriage14 February 1939Adeline Maurine Schara married Garvin P. Hinz, son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott, on 14 February 1939.
Death4 May 2016Adeline 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 June 1924Melvin W. Schara was born on 7 June 1924 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Death20 December 2002Melvin W. Schara died on 20 December 2002 at age 78.

Raymond Kopf

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage26 April 1933Raymond Kopf married Josephine G. Schara, daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons, on 26 April 1933.

Child of Raymond Kopf and Josephine G. Schara

Otto H. Mueller

M, b. circa 1910, d. 4 December 2003
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1910Otto H. Mueller was born circa 1910.
Marriage14 February 1935He married Leona Schara, daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons, on 14 February 1935.
Death4 December 2003Otto 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1914Garvin P. Hinz was born on 7 October 1914 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
Marriage14 February 1939Garvin P. Hinz married Adeline Maurine Schara, daughter of William Schara and Edith Lyons, on 14 February 1939.
Death31 August 1991Garvin 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
Life EventDateDescription
Virgil Schara was the son of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Deathbefore 2016Virgil Schara died before 2016.

August Henry Hinz

M, b. 1887, d. 1962
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAugust Henry Hinz married Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
Birth1887August Henry Hinz was born in 1887.
Death1962He died in 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGertrude Mathilda Brillott married August Henry Hinz.
Birth1892Gertrude Mathilda Brillott was born in 1892.
Death1962She 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 August 1922Clifford Leo Hinz was born on 22 August 1922.
He was the son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
Marriage18 October 1947Clifford Leo Hinz married Ruth Ann Spohnholz on 18 October 1947.
Marriageafter 1952Clifford Leo Hinz married Grace Elizabeth Goodenough after 1952.
Death31 January 1998Clifford Leo Hinz died on 31 January 1998 at age 75.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 July 1923Grace Elizabeth Goodenough was born on 14 July 1923.
Marriageafter 1952She married Clifford Leo Hinz, son of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott, after 1952.
Death6 February 2009Grace Elizabeth Goodenough died on 6 February 2009 at age 85.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 October 1917LaVerne Louise Hinz was born on 22 October 1917 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Henry Hinz and Gertrude Mathilda Brillott.
Death12 January 1934LaVerne 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
Life EventDateDescription
Dean Schara was the son of William Schara and Edith Lyons.
Deathbefore 2016Dean Schara died before 2016.

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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCleo H. Reinfeldt married Olga B. Muchow, daughter of Gustav Adolph Muchow and Frieda D. Schulenberg.
Birth13 May 1921Cleo H. Reinfeldt was born on 13 May 1921 at Iowa, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herbert Fred Reinfeldt and Sylvia Bryant.
Death18 May 1983Cleo H. Reinfeldt died on 18 May 1983 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 62 also reported as Jun 1983.

Helen Teresa VanHuffel

F, b. 2 July 1907, d. 7 February 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1925As of 1925,her married name was Brey.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1907Helen Teresa VanHuffel was born on 2 July 1907.
Marriage1925She married Isedor John Brey, son of George Brey and Theresia Liegel, in 1925.
Death7 February 1978Helen Teresa VanHuffel died on 7 February 1978 at age 70.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 March 1890Katharine Barbara Blau was born on 23 March 1890 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Blau and Anna Teresa Brickl.
Marriage1916Katharine Barbara Blau married George Thomas Brey Jr., son of George Brey and Theresia Liegel, in 1916.
Death9 November 1969Katharine Barbara Blau died on 9 November 1969 at age 79.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1927Francis Brey was born circa 1927 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
Deathbefore 2014Francis Brey died before 2014.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1929Richard Brey was born circa 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
Deathbefore 2014Richard Brey died before 2014.

Vincent Brey

M, b. circa 1933, 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1933Vincent Brey was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
Deathbefore 2014Vincent Brey died before 2014.

Margaret Ann Brey

F, 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
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hess.
Life EventDateDescription
Margaret Ann Brey was the daughter of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
MarriageMargaret Ann Brey married John Hess.
Deathbefore 2014Margaret Ann Brey died before 2014.