Shirley Behn

F, b. 21 September 1951, d. 17 June 2014
Father*Durlin A. Behn b. 27 Apr 1919, d. 21 Nov 2002
Mother*Marcella Ruth Rusch b. 30 Dec 1923, d. 6 Sep 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1970As of 20 June 1970,her married name was Oetzman.
  • Shirley Behn was born on 21 September 1951.
  • She was the daughter of Durlin A. Behn and Marcella Ruth Rusch.
  • Shirley Behn died on 17 June 2014 at age 62 Shirley Jean Oetzman, of Hillsboro, passed away at the age of 62 years 8 months 27 days on Tuesday evening, June 17, 2014, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 21, 1951, in Reedsburg, the daughter of Durlin and Marcella (Rusch) Behn.

    On June 20, 1970, Miss Shirley Jean Behn was united in marriage to Mr. Daniel D. Oetzman.

    Shirley worked as a secretary for Traeder Enterprises in Hillsboro.

    She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church in Wonewoc where she was active with the Care Ministry program.

    Shirley enjoyed gardening, scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.

Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch

F, b. 28 July 1926
Sylvia Rusch - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Father*Walter Rusch b. 19 Oct 1893, d. 16 Jun 1979
Mother*Elsa A. Schulz b. 7 Apr 1902, d. 14 Nov 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Weiss.
     Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch graduated in 1945 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch and Gilbert W. Weiss

Gerald Henry Weiss

M, b. 23 March 1949, d. 4 October 1988
Father*Gilbert W. Weiss b. 4 Apr 1923
Mother*Sylvia Helen Jean Rusch b. 28 Jul 1926

Richard M. Kaun

M, b. 14 January 1927, d. 11 September 2015
Richard Kaun
Richard Kaun - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Father*William J. Kaun b. 11 Jun 1886, d. 3 Nov 1964
Mother*Ella Katherina Dorothea Gade b. 21 Jul 1886, d. 9 Mar 1957
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard M. Kaun was also known as Dick.
  • Richard M. Kaun was born on 14 January 1927 at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of William J. Kaun and Ella Katherina Dorothea Gade.
  • Richard M. Kaun died on 11 September 2015 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 88 Richard M. Kaun, 88, of Loganville, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Sauk Prairie Health Care in Prairie du Sac.

    He was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Franklin Township, Sauk County, the son of William and Ella (Gade) Kaun. Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954, serving during the Korean War.

    On Aug. 21, 1952, Richard was united in marriage to Louise C. Meyer at St. John Lutheran Church, Loganville. Richard farmed rural Loganville for many years. He was a member of St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville, where he enjoyed singing in the choir. Richard had a gift of writing poetry, something his family has cherished for many years.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven; six brothers; and three brothers-in-infancy.

    He is survived by his wife, Louise, of Loganville; daughter, Jody (Brian) Calhoun of Montello; son, Scott Kaun of Reedsburg; grandchildren, Spenser Kaun and friend, Jessica Dilley, her daughter, Kyleigh Meyer, and son, Dane Maconaghy, Shannan Kaun and Hunter Kaun; sisters, Dorothy Derringer of Janesville, Leona Jones of Janesville, Arlene Peterson of Washington; sister-in-law, Jenny Kaun of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services for Richard M. Kaun will be conducted at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Loganville, with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers.

    Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Child of Richard M. Kaun

Tiffany Jo Westedt

F, d. before May 2013
Father*Harlan Westedt b. 9 Feb 1950, d. 16 May 2013
  • Tiffany Jo Westedt was the daughter of Harlan Westedt.
  • Tiffany Jo Westedt died before May 2013.

Thomas V. Tracy

M

Child of Thomas V. Tracy and Irene S. Randolph

Irene S. Randolph

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tracy.

Child of Irene S. Randolph and Thomas V. Tracy

Josie Ann Birdsill

F, d. 1994
Father*George Birdsill
Mother*Mary Benish
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1945As of circa 1945,her married name was Tracy.

George Birdsill

M

Child of George Birdsill and Mary Benish

Mary Benish

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Birdsill.

Child of Mary Benish and George Birdsill

Fern Carrie Prouty

F, b. 14 June 1922, d. 21 March 2013
Father*Clayton Prouty b. Feb 1887, d. 7 May 1963
Mother*Blanche Constantine b. Sep 1887, d. 30 Mar 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1944As of 1944,her married name was Ulvestad.
  • Fern Carrie Prouty was born on 14 June 1922.
  • She was the daughter of Clayton Prouty and Blanche Constantine.
  • Fern Carrie Prouty married Winston Louis Ulvestad in 1944.
  • Fern Carrie Prouty died on 21 March 2013 at age 90 Fern Carrie Prouty Ulvestad, age 90, of Hillpoint, died on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born in Sandusky, Wisconsin, the daughter of Clayton and Cora Blanche (Constantine) Prouty. Fern was a graduate of Lime Ridge High School, Sauk County Normal School and UW – LaCrosse. She married Winston Louis Ulvestad in 1944. Fern taught elementary school in Viola, Plum City and Necedah, Wisconsin. After retirement, Fern and Winston moved to Sandusky and enjoyed raising fruit, gardening, wine making, traveling and quilting. Survivors include her three children: Stephanie (Jerry) Frederickson, Robert (Patricia) Ulvestad and Nancy (Russell) Froehlich; six grandchildren: Sam and Jesse Fredrickson; Michelle and Justin Ulvestad; Carrie and Alan Froehlich; twelve great grandchildren; her sister-in-law: Lois Prouty; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her brother: Gerald Prouty; sister-in-law: Vivian Tiede and brother-in-law: John Tiede. Funeral services will be conducted at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Sandusky with Pastor Deb Burkhalter and Pastor Bob Maeglin officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow in the Sandusky Cemetery. The Hoof Funeral Home and Country Charm Floral are serving the family.

Winston Louis Ulvestad

M, d. before March 2013

Gerald W. Prouty

M, d. 13 July 2009
Father*Clayton Prouty b. Feb 1887, d. 7 May 1963
Mother*Blanche Constantine b. Sep 1887, d. 30 Mar 1971

Lois J. Bristol

F, b. 2 March 1932, d. 7 November 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Prouty.
  • Lois J. Bristol married Gerald W. Prouty, son of Clayton Prouty and Blanche Constantine.
  • Lois J. Bristol was born on 2 March 1932 at Richland, Wisconsin.
  • She died on 7 November 2016 at age 84 Lois J. Prouty, age 84, of Hillpoint, died peacefully on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the Sauk County Health Care Center surrounded by her family. She was born on March 2, 1932 in Richland Center, the daughter of Melvin and Zareta (Browning) Bristol. Lois was a 1950 graduate of Richland Center High School. On April 7, 1951, she was married to Gerald W. Prouty. He preceded her in death on July 13, 2009. Lois and Jerry operated the family farm for many years. Following retirement, they moved to Tomahawk until returning to the family farm. Lois also managed several rental properties. She was a member of the Sandusky United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. Lois enjoyed quilting and collecting vintage jewelry. Survivors include her four children: Constance J. Prouty, Mark M. Prouty and Stephen A. (Julie) Prouty, all of Hillpoint; Matthew C. (Roberta) Prouty, of North Carolina; eight grandchildren: Cherish, Peter, Joshua, Adam, Steven, Daniel, Michael and Clayton; nine great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Sandusky United Methodist Church, rural Hillpoint. Interment will be in the Sandusky Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to the Sandusky United Methodist Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Robert W. Nobbs

M, b. 14 April 1935, d. 19 February 2013
Robert W. Nobbs
Father*William Nobbs
Mother*Marie Thrun
  • Robert W. Nobbs was born on 14 April 1935.
  • He was the son of William Nobbs and Marie Thrun.
  • Robert W. Nobbs married Kathleen A. Thieding, daughter of Philip Thieding and Esther A. Stolte, on 7 May 1960.
  • Robert W. Nobbs died on 19 February 2013 at age 77 Robert W. Nobbs, age 77, of Loganville, died Tuesday evening, February 19, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born on April 14, 1935 in Madison, the son of William and Marie (Thrun) Nobbs. Bob was a 1954 graduate of Oregon High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. On May 7, 1960, he was married to the former Kathleen Thieding. Bob was a dairy farmer most of his life. He also worked at Hammond Manufacturing in Baraboo until his retirement. Bob was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and he was very active with the Badger Steam and Gas Show for many years. He enjoyed restoring antique farm machinery. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; four children: Duane Nobbs, of Loganville; Virginia (James Jr.) Kruschke, of Reedsburg; Dennis (Heather) Nobbs, of Hampshire, Illinois and Linda (Brett) Cunningham, of Reedsburg; six grandchildren: Dayna (Drew) Wood, James (Lila) Kruschke III, Zach Cunningham, Olivia Nobbs, Ashley Cunningham and Aidan Nobbs; one great grandchild: Archer Wood; one brother: Norman (Marie) Nobbs, of Hancock; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson: Phillip Kruschke. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment with military rites will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

William Nobbs

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Child of William Nobbs and Marie Thrun

Marie Thrun

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nobbs.

Child of Marie Thrun and William Nobbs

Robert E. Steiner

M, b. 3 February 1923, d. 27 June 1999

(?) Mittlesteadt

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Alvin Schulz

M, d. between 1975 and 2009
Father*Otto A. Schultz b. 1881, d. 1962
Mother*Elsie C. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1891, d. 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvin Schulz was also known as E. Alvin.

Arline E. Schultz

F, b. 1915, d. 12 January 1975
Father*Otto A. Schultz b. 1881, d. 1962
Mother*Elsie C. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1891, d. 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArline E. Schultz was also known as Arlene.
Name VariationArline E. Schultz was also known as Schulz.
Married NameHer married name was Luetkens.
  • Arline E. Schultz married Emil H. W. Luetkens.
  • Arline E. Schultz was born in 1915.
  • She was the daughter of Otto A. Schultz and Elsie C. Gudenschwager.
  • Arline E. Schultz died on 12 January 1975 at Sauk, Wisconsin, Arline (Schulz) Luetkens obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal January 13, 1975 - Arline (Schulz) Luetkens obituary

Child of Arline E. Schultz and Emil H. W. Luetkens

Emil H. W. Luetkens

M, b. 14 September 1908, d. November 1971
  • Emil H. W. Luetkens married Arline E. Schultz, daughter of Otto A. Schultz and Elsie C. Gudenschwager.
  • Emil H. W. Luetkens was born on 14 September 1908.
  • He died in November 1971 at age 63 Emil Luetkens obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 3, 1971 - Emil Luetkens obituary

Child of Emil H. W. Luetkens and Arline E. Schultz

Vera Schulz

F, b. 5 April 1921, d. 14 November 2009
Vera (Schulz) Kurth 2009
Father*Otto A. Schultz b. 1881, d. 1962
Mother*Elsie C. Gudenschwager b. Jan 1891, d. 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 April 1947As of 5 April 1947,her married name was Kurth.
  • Vera Schulz was born on 5 April 1921 at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Otto A. Schultz and Elsie C. Gudenschwager.
  • Vera Schulz married Jerome Kurth on 5 April 1947.
  • Vera Schulz died on 14 November 2009 at age 88 Vera (Schulz) Kurth obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 16, 2009 - Vera (Schulz) Kurth obituary

Child of Vera Schulz and Jerome Kurth

Jerome Kurth

M, d. 2004

Child of Jerome Kurth and Vera Schulz

Rosemond Lida Wiese

F, b. 1925, d. 15 December 2007
Father*Eduard Wm Wiese b. 10 Feb 1892, d. 1 Mar 1968
Mother*Ruth R. Rose b. 25 Sep 1899, d. 8 Oct 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 September 1943As of 10 September 1943,her married name was Lichte.

Child of Rosemond Lida Wiese and Carl Edgar Lichte

Carl Edgar Lichte

M, b. 7 September 1917, d. 2 December 2012
Father*Hartwig Lichte b. c 1880
Mother*Emma Westedt b. Sep 1883
  • Carl Edgar Lichte was born on 7 September 1917.
  • He was the son of Hartwig Lichte and Emma Westedt.
  • Carl Edgar Lichte married Rosemond Lida Wiese, daughter of Eduard Wm Wiese and Ruth R. Rose, on 10 September 1943.
  • Carl Edgar Lichte died on 2 December 2012 at age 95 Carl Edgar Lichte, age 95, of Reedsburg, passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. He was born on September 7, 1917 in Loganville, the son of Hartwig and Emma (Westedt) Lichte. On September 10, 1943, Carl was united in marriage to the former Rosemond Wiese at the Zion Lutheran Stone Church in Westfield Township. He was a lifelong farmer in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, until moving to Reedsburg in 1980. He enjoyed working in the field, hunting, fishing and playing cards, as well as telling jokes. Survivors include two sons: David (Donna) Lichte, of Loganville and Charles (John) Lichte, of Reedsburg; four grandchildren: Daniel (Gail) Lichte, of Baraboo; Denise (Matt) Peterson, of Reedsburg; Dennis (Becky) Lichte, of Reedsburg and Dale (Niki) Lichte, of Loganville; five great grandchildren: Rachel and Jack Lichte, Brock Peterson, Jake Lichte and Lindsey Lichte; a brother-in-law: Lester (Lerna Mae) Wiese, of Loganville; cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemond, on December 15, 2007; his son, Gary Paul Lichte, on April 4, 1989; two brothers: Henry (Mildred) Lichte and Gerhard (Dawn) Lichte; his sister-in-law: Valera (Gerhart) Schuck and his brother-in-law: Edmund (Geraldine) Wiese. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Child of Carl Edgar Lichte and Rosemond Lida Wiese

Gary Paul Lichte

M, d. 4 April 1989
Father*Carl Edgar Lichte b. 7 Sep 1917, d. 2 Dec 2012
Mother*Rosemond Lida Wiese b. 1925, d. 15 Dec 2007

Hartwig Lichte

M, b. circa 1880

Children of Hartwig Lichte and Emma Westedt

Emma Westedt

F, b. September 1883
Father*Henry Johann Westedt b. 10 Dec 1853, d. 4 Jan 1936
Mother*Anna Muchow b. Dec 1855, d. 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lichte.
Census DateLocation
1900Washington, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Westedt was listed as a daughter in Henry Johann Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Emma Westedt and Hartwig Lichte

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1817; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0148; FHL microfilm: 1241817.

Henry Lichte

M, b. 25 March 1911, d. 27 January 1985
Father*Hartwig Lichte b. c 1880
Mother*Emma Westedt b. Sep 1883
  • Henry Lichte married Mildred (?).
  • Henry Lichte was born on 25 March 1911 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Hartwig Lichte and Emma Westedt.
  • Henry Lichte died on 27 January 1985 at Riverside, California, at age 73.