Theresa Reinecke

F, b. May 1893, d. 1968
Father*Fred Reinecke b. Feb 1858, d. 1948
Mother*Anna Hahn b. Aug 1867, d. 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Repka.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageTheresa Reinecke married Richard Repka, son of Thomas Repka and Theresa (?).
BirthMay 1893Theresa Reinecke was born in May 1893 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Fred Reinecke and Anna Hahn.
Death1968Theresa Reinecke died in 1968.

Children of Theresa Reinecke and Richard Repka

Richard Repka

M, b. circa 1894, d. after 1962
Father*Thomas Repka
Mother*Theresa (?)
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRichard Repka married Theresa Reinecke, daughter of Fred Reinecke and Anna Hahn.
Birthcirca 1894Richard Repka was born circa 1894 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Thomas Repka and Theresa (?).
Deathafter 1962Richard Repka died after 1962.

Children of Richard Repka and Theresa Reinecke

(?) Burmester

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Burmester married Alice Reinecke, daughter of Fred Reinecke and Anna Hahn.

Herman Schwenkhoff

M, b. circa 1896
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1896Herman Schwenkhoff was born circa 1896 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1920He married Leona B. Reinecke, daughter of Fred Reinecke and Anna Hahn, circa 1920.

Henry Schwenkhoff

M, b. circa 1900
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Schwenkhoff married Alvina A. Reinecke, daughter of Fred Reinecke and Anna Hahn.
Birthcirca 1900Henry Schwenkhoff was born circa 1900 at Wisconsin.

Lois Avonette Baumgarten

F, b. 25 February 1932, d. 7 February 2017
Father*Martin H. Baumgarten b. c 1908, d. 28 Sep 1992
Mother*Clara Elise Anna Luetkens b. 1 Apr 1911, d. 12 Oct 2009
Lois A Baumgarten - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 June 1959As of 14 June 1959,her married name was Strobel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 February 1932Lois Avonette Baumgarten was born on 25 February 1932.
She was the daughter of Martin H. Baumgarten and Clara Elise Anna Luetkens.
Marriage14 June 1959Lois Avonette Baumgarten married Reverand Richard William Strobel, son of Joseph Strobel and Ruth Dettmann, on 14 June 1959.
Lois Baumgarten - Richard Strobel marriage announcement 15 Jun 1959
Death7 February 2017Lois Avonette Baumgarten died on 7 February 2017 at age 84 Lois A. Strobel, age 84, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on February 25, 1932 in the Town of Freedom, Sauk County, the daughter of Martin and Clara (Luetkens) Baumgarten. Lois was a 1950 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On June 14, 1959, she was married to the Rev. Richard W. Strobel. They lived in the Dakotas, Montana, Alberta Canada, Minnesota and Wisconsin during their ministry. Lois was an avid historian. She was also a longtime member of the Diamond Hill School reunion committee. Lois embraced her journey in life. Some of her greatest joys in life came through her best friends who were her siblings: Lyle and Lorna; Charlene and Richard; David and Carol. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo. Survivors include her four children: Kimberly (Gary) Wiepking, of Brownsville; Martin (Patricia) Strobel, of Baraboo; the Rev. Nathan (Jean) Strobel, of Cedarburg and Rhoda Strobel, of Pewaukee; nine grandchildren: Dr. Jessica (Stephen) Bayer, Melissa (Robert) Wiedenhoeft, Jedidiah, Emma, Abigail and Elizabeth Strobel; Samuel, Kathryn and Timothy Wiepking; one great grandson: Stephen Matthew; one brother: David (Carol) Baumgarten, of North Freedom; two brothers-in-law: Rev. Richard Lauersdorf and John Strobel; her aunts: Mary Ellen Baumgarten and Violet Vinz, of Reedsburg; her uncle: Melvin Baumgarten, of Loganville; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard, on October 19, 2011; one brother: Lyle (Lorna) Baumgarten and one sister: Charlene Lauersdorf. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastor Nick Maglietto officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. There will be a visitation from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo or the Sauk County Health Care Center would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Lois Avonette Baumgarten graduated in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Reverand Richard William Strobel

M, b. 15 July 1934, d. 19 October 2011
Father*Joseph Strobel d. b Jun 1959
Mother*Ruth Dettmann d. a Jun 1959
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 July 1934Reverand Richard William Strobel was born on 15 July 1934 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph Strobel and Ruth Dettmann.
Marriage14 June 1959Reverand Richard William Strobel married Lois Avonette Baumgarten, daughter of Martin H. Baumgarten and Clara Elise Anna Luetkens, on 14 June 1959.
Lois Baumgarten - Richard Strobel marriage announcement 15 Jun 1959
Death19 October 2011Reverand Richard William Strobel died on 19 October 2011 at age 77 The Rev. Richard W. Strobel, age 77, of Baraboo, died on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. He was born on July 15, 1934 in the Town of Woodland, Dodge County, the son of Joseph and Ruth (Dettmann) Strobel. Richard attended St. John's Lutheran School and Northwestern Preparatory College, both in Watertown. He went on to graduate from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary of Mequon. He was ordained as a pastor of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in the summer of 1959. On June 14, 1959, he was united in marriage to the former Lois A. Baumgarten and they were blessed with four children. Rev. Strobel served 18 years as a parish pastor and 23 years as a college professor at a ministerial education college. He was presently a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo. Survivors include his wife, Lois, residing at the Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg; four children: Kimberly (Gary) Wiepking, of Brownsville; Martin (Patricia) Strobel, of Baraboo; Rev. Nathan (Jean) Strobel, of Cedarburg and Rhoda Strobel, of Pewaukee; nine grandchildren: Jessica and Melissa Strobel; Jedidiah, Emma, Abigail and Elizabeth Strobel; Samuel, Kathryn and Timothy Wiepking; one brother: John (best friend, Karen) Strobel, of Franklin; two brothers-in-law: Lyle Baumgarten, of Lime Ridge and David (Carol) Baumgarten, of North Freedom; one sister-in-law: Charlene (Rev. Richard) Lauersdorf, of Jackson; special friend: Deb Wolleben; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; his infant twin brother and his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Martin and Clara Baumgarten. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor Thomas Fricke officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Saturday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 1:30 P.M. until the time of the service on Sunday at the church. Memorials to Martin Luther College or St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family.

Lyle Martin Baumgarten

M, b. 3 October 1933, d. 26 January 2016
Father*Martin H. Baumgarten b. c 1908, d. 28 Sep 1992
Mother*Clara Elise Anna Luetkens b. 1 Apr 1911, d. 12 Oct 2009
Lyle Baumgarten 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 October 1933Lyle Martin Baumgarten was born on 3 October 1933.
He was the son of Martin H. Baumgarten and Clara Elise Anna Luetkens.
Marriage12 August 1961Lyle Martin Baumgarten married Lorna Shimniok on 12 August 1961.
Death26 January 2016Lyle Martin Baumgarten died on 26 January 2016 at age 82 Lyle Martin Baumgarten, 82, of Lime Ridge, was welcomed into Jesus’ loving arms on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at home.

He was born to Martin and Clara (Luetkens) Baumgarten on Oct. 3, 1933, in the town of Freedom. He was baptized on Oct. 22, 1933, and confirmed on March 30, 1947, at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Rock Springs. Lyle graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1951. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1953-1957. At the end of the Korean war, Lyle was aboard a minesweeper USS Reedbird AMS-51/YMS-291. His last duty was aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal CVA-59, at that time the largest vessel in the Navy. In 1961, Lyle graduated from the University of Platteville with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education.

The Lord blessed Lyle’s life with love and joy. On Aug. 12, 1961, Lyle married Lorna (Shimniok) at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Baraboo. He worked in sales and marketing for animal related feed and pharmaceutical companies. He also managed a duck farm. He will be remembered for his positive attitude, his interest in others and his quick wit. Lyle loved to sing and was a member of church choir. His interests ranged from photography to garden flowers to black and tan coonhounds. He served as a 4-H leader and showed his purebred buff Brahma chickens throughout the United States.

Those thankful for sharing the blessing of his life include his children, Pamela (William) Domeier and Angela (Daniel) Filip; sister, Lois Strobel; brother, David (Carol) Baumgarten; aunt, Violet Vinz; brother-in-law, Richard Lauersdorf; sisters-in-law, Ruth Licht and LaDell Shimniok; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lorna on Dec. 27, 1991; sister, Charlene Lauersdorf; and brother-in-law, Richard Strobel.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in North Freedom with Rev. Andrew Meyer officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1916 of Reedsburg, following the service at the church. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Redlin Funeral Home and from noon until the time of the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be follow at Kingston Cemetery in Merrimac. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Charlene Baumgarten

F, b. 14 March 1937, d. 26 April 2014
Father*Martin H. Baumgarten b. c 1908, d. 28 Sep 1992
Mother*Clara Elise Anna Luetkens b. 1 Apr 1911, d. 12 Oct 2009
Charlene Baumgarten 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 June 1960As of 26 June 1960,her married name was Lauersdorf.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 March 1937Charlene Baumgarten was born on 14 March 1937 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Martin H. Baumgarten and Clara Elise Anna Luetkens.
Death26 April 2014Charlene Baumgarten died on 26 April 2014 at Wisconsin at age 77.

Albert Baumgarten

M, b. circa 1891
Father*Wilhelm Baumgarten b. 18 Jan 1850, d. 17 Dec 1910
Mother*Dorothea Hamburg b. 16 Nov 1857, d. 19 Mar 1938
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1891Albert Baumgarten was born circa 1891 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Wilhelm Baumgarten and Dorothea Hamburg.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAlbert Baumgarten was listed as a brother in William H. Baumgarten's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 132; FHL Number: 1375750.

George Spreuer

M, b. circa 1886
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Spreuer married Anna (?).
Birthcirca 1886George Spreuer was born circa 1886 at Russia.

Children of George Spreuer and Anna (?)

Anna (?)

F, b. circa 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Spreuer.
Name VariationAnna (?) was also known as Lizzie (?).
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna (?) married George Spreuer.
Birthcirca 1894Anna (?) was born circa 1894 at Russia.

Children of Anna (?) and George Spreuer

Jacob Spreuer

M, b. 27 August 1914, d. 10 February 2006
Father*George Spreuer b. c 1886
Mother*Anna (?) b. c 1894
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 August 1914Jacob Spreuer was born on 27 August 1914 at Canada.
He was the son of George Spreuer and Anna (?).
Death10 February 2006Jacob Spreuer died on 10 February 2006 at age 91.

Elizabeth Spreuer

F, b. 20 February 1912, d. 24 November 2002
Father*George Spreuer b. c 1886
Mother*Anna (?) b. c 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Spreuer was also known as Lizzie.
Married NameHer married name was Alwin.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Spreuer married (?) Alwin.
Birth20 February 1912Elizabeth Spreuer was born on 20 February 1912 at Russia.
She was the daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?).
Death24 November 2002Elizabeth Spreuer died on 24 November 2002 at age 90.

(?) Alwin

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Alwin married Elizabeth Spreuer, daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?).

Elsa Spreuer

F, b. 22 July 1916, d. 9 January 1992
Father*George Spreuer b. c 1886
Mother*Anna (?) b. c 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsa Spreuer was also known as Elsie.
Married NameHer married name was Lautenschlager.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElsa Spreuer married (?) Lautenschlager.
Birth22 July 1916Elsa Spreuer was born on 22 July 1916 at Idaho.
She was the daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?).
Death9 January 1992Elsa Spreuer died on 9 January 1992 at age 75.

(?) Lautenschlager

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Lautenschlager married Elsa Spreuer, daughter of George Spreuer and Anna (?).

Albert Bernard Wiese

M, b. 21 September 1900, d. 20 May 1960
Father*William Weise b. 31 Dec 1865, d. 20 Dec 1935
Mother*Dorothy Thieding b. 13 Feb 1869, d. 5 Mar 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlbert Bernard Wiese was also known as Albert Bernhart.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlbert Bernard Wiese married Edna Bertha Hasse.
Birth21 September 1900Albert Bernard Wiese was born on 21 September 1900 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Weise and Dorothy Thieding.
Death20 May 1960Albert Bernard Wiese died on 20 May 1960 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 59.
Albert Wiese obituary 22 May 1960
Census DateLocationDescription
28 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAlbert Bernard Wiese was listed as a son in William Weise's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAlbert Bernard Wiese was listed as a son in William Weise's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 140; FHL Number: 1375750.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0039; Image: 521.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.

Eduard Wm Wiese

M, b. 10 February 1892, d. 1 March 1968
Father*William Weise b. 31 Dec 1865, d. 20 Dec 1935
Mother*Dorothy Thieding b. 13 Feb 1869, d. 5 Mar 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEduard Wm Wiese was also known as Eddie.
Name VariationEduard Wm Wiese was also known as Edward.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEduard Wm Wiese married Ruth R. Rose, daughter of Henry Rose and Fredericka Ehlert.
Birth10 February 1892Eduard Wm Wiese was born on 10 February 1892 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Weise and Dorothy Thieding.
Death1 March 1968Eduard Wm Wiese died on 1 March 1968 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 76.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEduard Wm Wiese was listed as a son in William Weise's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Eduard Wm Wiese and Ruth R. Rose

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 140; FHL Number: 1375750.

Bertha Katherine Maria Wiese

F, b. circa 1896, d. before 1960
Father*William Weise b. 31 Dec 1865, d. 20 Dec 1935
Mother*Dorothy Thieding b. 13 Feb 1869, d. 5 Mar 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rose.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBertha Katherine Maria Wiese married Paul H. Rose, son of Henry Rose and Fredericka Ehlert.
Birthcirca 1896Bertha Katherine Maria Wiese was born circa 1896 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Weise and Dorothy Thieding.
Deathbefore 1960Bertha Katherine Maria Wiese died before 1960.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Katherine Maria Wiese was listed as a daughter in William Weise's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0130; Image: 140; FHL Number: 1375750.

Mary M. Dederich

F, b. 20 September 1926, d. 13 June 2011
Father*Anton Dederich b. 17 Mar 1897, d. 6 Apr 1959
Mother*Agnes I. McCluskey b. 10 Feb 1901, d. 23 May 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmelzer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary M. Dederich married David J. Schmelzer.
Birth20 September 1926Mary M. Dederich was born on 20 September 1926.
She was the daughter of Anton Dederich and Agnes I. McCluskey.
Death13 June 2011Mary M. Dederich died on 13 June 2011 at age 84 Mary M. Schmelzer (Dederich), age 84, passed away at HospiceCare, on Monday, June 13, 2011. She was born on Sept. 20, 1926, the daughter of Anton and Agnes Dederich (McCluskey) in Bear Valley. Mary's most important job was that of being a mother, but she was also employed at St. Mary's Hospital, Rennebohm Drug Store, Bancroft Dairy and most recently the WI Department of Revenue from which she retired in 1989. Mary was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Mary is survived by three children, John (Margaret) and Gary (Connie) both of Oregon, and Michael of Universal City, Texas. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, David; her daughter, Anna Schmelzer Fontana; and three grandchildren, Keith and Kevin Schmelzer, and Benjamin Hamilton; as well as her parents; and brothers, Vincent and Clarence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 17, 2011, at OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 401 S. Owen Drive, Madison at 1 p.m., with Monsignor Kenneth Fiedler officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at JOYCE-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road, Madison, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. and again at the church on Friday from noon until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Apostolate to the Handicap, 515 22nd Ave., Monroe, WI 53566; or to HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711.

Child of Mary M. Dederich and David J. Schmelzer

David J. Schmelzer

M, d. before July 2008
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDavid J. Schmelzer married Mary M. Dederich, daughter of Anton Dederich and Agnes I. McCluskey.
Deathbefore July 2008David J. Schmelzer died before July 2008.

Child of David J. Schmelzer and Mary M. Dederich

Anna Marie Schmelzer

F, b. 28 May 1948, d. 11 July 2008
Father*David J. Schmelzer d. b Jul 2008
Mother*Mary M. Dederich b. 20 Sep 1926, d. 13 Jun 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hamilton.
Married NameHer married name was Fontana.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Marie Schmelzer married Benjamin Grant Hamilton.
Birth28 May 1948Anna Marie Schmelzer was born on 28 May 1948 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of David J. Schmelzer and Mary M. Dederich.
Death11 July 2008Anna Marie Schmelzer died on 11 July 2008 at age 60 Anna Marie Hamilton-Fontana-Schmelzer centered her life around family, friends and her Bible. She was a kind, devoted and giving wife, mother, daughter and friend; she had a special wayof showing her love. She was born May 28, 1948, in Madison to David J. (deceased) and Mary M. Schmelzer. The loving spirit of our beloved went home to join her Savior on July 11, 2008. She was married to Benjamin Grant Hamilton (deceased) and out of that union four children were born:three daughters, LaDonna R. Hamilton-Stueart, LaShelle R. Hamilton,and LaToya R. Hamilton; and a son- Benjamin D. Hamilton who preceded her in death. She attended Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church at Hope, Ark. She was educated in Madison. She furthered her education and received a degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse from University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Ark., in 2003.As a strong, caring and positive individual she was never short of a perfect ideal and willingly gave her time wherever needed. She also enjoyed cooking, crocheting, painting and looking for bargains while shopping. Left to celebrate and cherish her life on this earth are her mother, Mary Schmelzer (David, deceased) of Madison; her daughters, LaDonna Hamilton-Stueart of Prescott, Ark., LaShelle Hamilton of Bartlett, Tenn., and LaToya Hamilton of Hot Springs, Ark; a daughter-in-law, Denese Hamilton (Benjamin D., deceased) of Loganville, Georgia; three brothers, John Schmelzer (Maggie) and Gary Schmelzer (Connie) of Oregon, Wis., and Michael Schmelzer of Universal City, Texas; and a sister-in-law, Freddie Hamilton of Prescott, Ark. She also leaves behind her much beloved grandchildren, Joseph Stueart Jr., Luther Stueart, Alex Hamilton, Daloris Stueart, Rontarious Hamilton and NaShea' Goetzendanner, LaKeisha Hamilton, Jaleesa Hamilton; and a great-grandson, Darius Stueart. In addition, a host of nieces, nephews and friends are left to celebrate her memory. There will be a Memorial Service Thursday, July 17, 2008,at 11 a.m. at the COTHRANCHAPEL CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 422 Greenlawn St., Prescott.

Child of Anna Marie Schmelzer and Benjamin Grant Hamilton

Martin J. Gassen

M, b. circa 1923, d. before June 2013
Father*Richard Martin Gassen b. c 1894, d. 1 Jan 1963
Mother*Clara I. Faber b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1923Martin J. Gassen was born circa 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Richard Martin Gassen and Clara I. Faber.
Deathbefore June 2013Martin J. Gassen died before June 2013.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Orion, Richland, WisconsinMartin J. Gassen was listed as a son in Richard Martin Gassen's household on the 1930 Census at Orion, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Orion, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 2608; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 730.0.

Francis P. Gassen

M, b. circa 1924, d. before June 2013
Father*Richard Martin Gassen b. c 1894, d. 1 Jan 1963
Mother*Clara I. Faber b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1924Francis P. Gassen was born circa 1924 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Richard Martin Gassen and Clara I. Faber.
Deathbefore June 2013Francis P. Gassen died before June 2013.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Orion, Richland, WisconsinFrancis P. Gassen was listed as a son in Richard Martin Gassen's household on the 1930 Census at Orion, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Orion, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 2608; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 730.0.

Agnes M. Gassen

F, b. 2 July 1924, d. 3 June 2013
Father*Richard Martin Gassen b. c 1894, d. 1 Jan 1963
Mother*Clara I. Faber b. c 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 May 1947As of 5 May 1947,her married name was Walsh.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1924Agnes M. Gassen was born on 2 July 1924 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Richard Martin Gassen and Clara I. Faber.
Marriage5 May 1947Agnes M. Gassen married Benjamin M. Walsh on 5 May 1947.
Death3 June 2013Agnes M. Gassen died on 3 June 2013 at age 88 Agnes M. Walsh, age 88, of Baraboo, formerly of Cazenovia, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 3, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on July 2, 1924, in Richland County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Richard M. and Clara I. (Faber) Gassen. On May 5, 1947, Agnes was united in marriage to Benjamin M. Walsh. This marriage was blessed with two children. Ben preceded her in death on August 15, 1974.

Agnes worked as a cook for many years at St. Anthony’s Catholic School in Cazenovia, Tri County in Reedsburg, Magdalene Home and Jefferson Meadows in Baraboo. She was a former member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Cazenovia, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo. She was also a 50 year member of the Cazenovia American Legion Post #491 Auxiliary. Agnes enjoyed baking apple pies, cooking, gardening and lawn care. She was a skilled Euchre player and not a bashful winner. Agnes is once again able to enjoy the Tennessee Waltz with her beloved Ben.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Martin, Francis, Gilbert and James Gassen, and a brother in infancy; sister, Martha Eckert, and sister-in-law, Armilla Walsh.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Patricia Thomas and her husband, Gary Morgan of Baraboo;

Son, Michael Walsh of Houston, TX;

Grandchildren: Jennifer M. Thomas of Baraboo,

Benjamin R. (Jennifer L.) Thomas of Baraboo;

Great grandchildren: Steven Ernst, Brennan Burnell, Ian Thomas, Abigail Thomas, Rain Thomas;

Brothers and sisters, Rita Weitzel of Richland Center,

Angela Harsha,

Leonard Gassen of Rhode Island,

Mary (Doc) Port of Janesville;

Sisters-in-law, Rosemary Gassen of Stoughton,

Arlene Gassen of Stoughton,

Doris Gassen of Madison;

God Daughters, Charity Moulder and Lisa Larson;

Many nieces, nephews, relatives, close friends and residents and staff of Meadow Ridge Assisted Living.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Agnes Walsh will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo with Father Jay Poster officiating. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery, Cazenovia. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the Mass at the church. Memorials may be made to Meadow Ridge Assisted Living, St. Clare Hospital, or St. Joseph's Catholic Church, all of Baraboo.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Orion, Richland, WisconsinAgnes M. Gassen was listed as a daughter in Richard Martin Gassen's household on the 1930 Census at Orion, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Orion, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 2608; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 730.0.

Gilbert J. Gassen

M, b. 6 October 1925, d. 4 May 2011
Father*Richard Martin Gassen b. c 1894, d. 1 Jan 1963
Mother*Clara I. Faber b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 October 1925Gilbert J. Gassen was born on 6 October 1925 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Richard Martin Gassen and Clara I. Faber.
Death4 May 2011Gilbert J. Gassen died on 4 May 2011 at age 85 Gilbert J. Gassen, age 85, died on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. He was born in Richland Center on Oct. 6, 1925, the third of 11 children to Richard and Clara (Faber) Gassen. Gil married Arlene Baldwin on Sept. 26, 1970. He is survived by his wife; one child; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; three step children; and eight step grandchildren. Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Orion, Richland, WisconsinGilbert J. Gassen was listed as a son in Richard Martin Gassen's household on the 1930 Census at Orion, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Orion, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 2608; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 730.0.

Lawrence L. Gassen

M, b. 23 August 1929, d. 7 January 1989
Father*Richard Martin Gassen b. c 1894, d. 1 Jan 1963
Mother*Clara I. Faber b. c 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLawrence L. Gassen was also known as Lawrence W.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 August 1929Lawrence L. Gassen was born on 23 August 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Richard Martin Gassen and Clara I. Faber.
Death7 January 1989Lawrence L. Gassen died on 7 January 1989 at age 59.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 April 1930Orion, Richland, WisconsinLawrence L. Gassen was listed as a son in Richard Martin Gassen's household on the 1930 Census at Orion, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Orion, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 2608; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 730.0.

Harry Johnson

M, b. circa 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1880Harry Johnson was born circa 1880 at Wisconsin.
Marriage28 February 1900He married Lena Belle Brewer on 28 February 1900.

Children of Harry Johnson and Lena Belle Brewer

Lena Belle Brewer

F, b. circa 1881
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 February 1900As of 28 February 1900,her married name was Johnson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1881Lena Belle Brewer was born circa 1881 at Wisconsin.
Marriage28 February 1900She married Harry Johnson on 28 February 1900.

Children of Lena Belle Brewer and Harry Johnson