Audrey Reimer

F, b. 1 October 1930, d. 6 August 2018
Audrey Reimer 1948 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Erwin F. Reimer b. 16 Aug 1905, d. 8 Feb 1985
Mother*Anna L. Roecker b. 1910, d. 15 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 August 1949As of 20 August 1949,her married name was Westedt.
  • Audrey Reimer was born on 1 October 1930.
  • She was the daughter of Erwin F. Reimer and Anna L. Roecker.
  • Audrey Reimer married Paul E. Westedt, son of Henry Carl Westedt and Helena Meyer, on 20 August 1949.
  • Audrey Reimer died on 6 August 2018 at age 87 Audrey M. Westedt, 87, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on Oct. 1, 1930, in Reedsburg, the daughter of Erwin and Anna (Roecker) Reimer. Audrey was united in marriage to Paul E. Westedt on Aug. 20, 1949.

    Audrey worked as a secretary for the Reedsburg Farmers Co-op until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Reedsburg Senior Citizens. Audrey enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Survivors include her daughter, Kristine (David) White, of Reedsburg; her son-in-law, Jerry (Jane) Dorow, of Reedsburg; five grandchildren, Jason Dorow, Julie (Bill) Schultz, Justin (Erick) Dorow, Aaron (Lisa) White and Amy (Kevin) Liddicoat; eight great grandchildren, Rylee Dorow, Chloe, Addison and Tenley Schultz; Adelyn and Ava White, Easton and Oliver Liddicoat; her sister, Betty (John) Zell, of Woodruff; her brother, Roger (Ruth) Reimer, of Reedsburg; nieces and nephews; other relatives and lifelong cherished friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, on Feb. 8, 2003; her daughter, Kathleen Dorow; her parents; two sisters, Mary Schlecht and Joyce Steinhorst; and her brother, Edward Reimer.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 345 N. Pine St., Reedsburg, with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. There will be a visitation at 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church are appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Audrey Reimer graduated in 1948 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Audrey Reimer and Paul E. Westedt

Mary Reimer

F, b. 28 October 1942, d. 24 December 1984
Mary Reimer 1960 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Erwin F. Reimer b. 16 Aug 1905, d. 8 Feb 1985
Mother*Anna L. Roecker b. 1910, d. 15 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 June 1961As of 24 June 1961,her married name was Schlecht.
  • Mary Reimer was born on 28 October 1942 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Erwin F. Reimer and Anna L. Roecker.
  • Mary Reimer married Alexander Schlecht on 24 June 1961 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Mary Reimer died on 24 December 1984 at Wisconsin at age 42.
     Mary Reimer graduated in 1960 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Alexander Schlecht

M, b. 31 October 1937, d. 8 January 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlexander Schlecht was also known as Axel.
  • Alexander Schlecht was born on 31 October 1937 at Poland.
  • He married Mary Reimer, daughter of Erwin F. Reimer and Anna L. Roecker, on 24 June 1961 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Alexander Schlecht died on 8 January 2012 at age 74 Alexander "Axel" Schlecht, age 74, of Adams, WI died Sunday at the Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL.
    Axel was born in Tomaschowka, Poland to Sigismund and Marie Amanda (Schubert) Schlecht. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed his faith as a youth in a Lutheran Church in Germany. He grew up in Schleswig-Holstein before coming to America by himself on the USS Langfid troopship in his late teens, knowing no English. He arrived in America in New York, was moved to Minneapolis through the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service where he worked in a textile mill, before moving to Reedsburg, WI. There he met his future bride. He married Mary Ann Reimer on June 24, 1961 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg, WI. They later moved to Mauston, WI before finally coming to Adams-Friendship. He worked for 40 years as a telephone installer/repairman.
    He loved biking, walking, and enjoying coffee with his friends. He was a good handiman, an avid soccer, Packer and Badger football fan, he liked to joke around and was always available when someone asked for help.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Sigismund and Marie Amanda Schlecht; wife, Mary Ann Schlecht (1984); brothers, Wally and Erwin Schlecht; and granddaughter, Karisa Joy Schlecht.
    Axel is survived by:
    Sister: Lydia (Heinz) Peters of Hanover, Germany
    Sister: Ele Rostek of Frankfurt, Germany
    Son: Glen (Kathy) Schlecht of Loveland, CO
    Daughter: Suzanna (friend Mark) Schlecht of Fort Collins, CO
    Daughter: Barbara (Don) Tisdell of Eureka, IL
    Daughter: Mary Tania (Brett) Bloebaum of Bloomington, IL
    Grandchildren: Austin Tisdell, Zachary Schlecht, Karina Schlecht, Jonathan Schlecht, David Schlecht, and Nora Bloebaum
    Many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Joyce Reimer

F, b. circa 1945, d. before 2014
Joyce Reimer 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Erwin F. Reimer b. 16 Aug 1905, d. 8 Feb 1985
Mother*Anna L. Roecker b. 1910, d. 15 Dec 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Steinhorst.
     Joyce Reimer graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

(?) Steinhorst

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Donald Schultz

M, d. before 2014
  • Donald Schultz died before 2014.

Reinhard Meyer

M, b. 23 March 1899, d. 21 October 1974

Children of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer

Emma Meyer

F, b. 3 December 1902, d. 28 April 1988
Father*Karl Frederick William Meyer b. 25 Jan 1876, d. 13 Sep 1957
Mother*Catharina Dorothea Elisabeth Lutterman b. 2 Jul 1881, d. 5 Jun 1958

Children of Emma Meyer and Reinhard Meyer

Merlin Meyer

M, b. circa 1929
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988

Polly (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyer.

Pearl Meyer

F, b. circa 1933
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wilburn.

(?) Wilburn

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Gerald R. Meyer

M, b. 11 February 1936, d. 17 September 2007
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
  • Gerald R. Meyer was born on 11 February 1936.
  • He was the son of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Gerald R. Meyer died on 17 September 2007 at age 71 Gerald R. Meyer, 71, of Baraboo died on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo after a long battle

    with cancer. He was born on Feb. 11, 1936, in Sauk County, the son of Reinhard C. and Emma (Meyer) Meyer. Gerald attended Reedsburg area schools. He worked for various farmers and also for Circus World Museum.

    Survivors include two brothers, Merlin (Polly) Meyer of Reedsburg and Norbert Meyer of Madison; two sisters, Pearl Wilburn of Reedsburg and Avonda Giese of Baraboo; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Ruth (Lawrence) Clark, Adeline (Donald) Ewing and Elsie Berning; a brother-in-law, Bill Giese and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Meyer.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Ray Harms officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Rock Springs. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and from noon until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated.

    The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ruth Meyer

F, b. 7 January 1926, d. 9 February 1981
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Clark.
  • Ruth Meyer married Lawrence Clark.
  • Ruth Meyer was born on 7 January 1926 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Ruth Meyer died on 9 February 1981 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 55.

Child of Ruth Meyer and Lawrence Clark

Lawrence Clark

M, b. 1917, d. 1996

Child of Lawrence Clark and Ruth Meyer

Adeline Meyer

F, b. 14 December 1930, d. 9 November 1998
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ewing.
  • Adeline Meyer married Don Ewing.
  • Adeline Meyer was born on 14 December 1930 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Adeline Meyer died on 9 November 1998 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 67.

Don Ewing

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Elsie Martha Meyer

F, b. 12 October 1944, d. 18 August 2004
Elsie Meyer 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Reinhard Meyer b. 23 Mar 1899, d. 21 Oct 1974
Mother*Emma Meyer b. 3 Dec 1902, d. 28 Apr 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Berning.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer married (?) Berning.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer was born on 12 October 1944 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Reinhard Meyer and Emma Meyer.
  • Elsie Martha Meyer died on 18 August 2004 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 59 Elsie M. Berning, age 59, of Baraboo, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare in Madison. She was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in Reedsburg, to Reinhard and Emma (Meyer) Meyer. Elsie was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Reedsburg, and a former Ladies Aid member. Elsie enjoyed watching football, basketball and NASCAR racing. She also enjoyed the company of her many friends, family and extended family. Her life was dedicated to the happiness of her sons, family and friends. Through great pain, Elsie reached out and touched a special spot in all of those she met. She was a kind, loving and generous woman, who through all of her suffering managed to smile and share a good word with everyone with whom she spoke. She was an inspiration to many people because of the grace and dignity with which she dealt with the numerous obstacles that were put upon her. Through her faith and trust in God, she taught us that each day was a gift to embrace. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Katie Hagen, Elsie's "special friend and caregiver until the end", and to the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare. She is survived by her sons, Michael (Ellen) Berning of Sun Prairie, and Brian (Vicki) Berning of LaValle; sisters, Pearl Wilburn of Pikeville, Tenn., and Avonda Giese of Baraboo; brothers, Norbert (Lorraine) Meyer of Madison, Merlin (Polly) Meyer of Reedsburg, and Gerald Meyer of Baraboo; nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ruth (Lawrence) Clark and Adeline (Don) Ewing; brother-in-law, William Giese; and nephew, David Clark. Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg, with Pastor Tod Vertz officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery in Rock Springs. Friends may call on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to the family. The Farber Funeral Home, in Reedsburg, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
     Elsie Martha Meyer graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

(?) Berning

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Herbert Brunkow

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Child of Herbert Brunkow and Frances Larson

Frances Larson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brunkow.

Child of Frances Larson and Herbert Brunkow

Peggy Grosklaus

F, b. 22 September 1941, d. 8 April 2008
Peggy Grosklaus 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Harold W.P. Grosklaus b. 9 Nov 1914, d. 30 Oct 1995
Mother*Rose Leone Hanusa b. 18 May 1919, d. 2 Nov 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 December 1959As of 5 December 1959,her married name was Moll.
     Peggy Grosklaus graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Joseph Moll

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Moll was also known as Joe.

Sandra M. West

F, b. 25 July 1942, d. 19 September 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 November 1963As of 28 November 1963,her married name was Liegel.

Jim West

M, d. before September 2013
  • Jim West died before September 2013.

Paul H. Meyer Jr.

M, b. 23 June 1931, d. 1 August 2013
Father*Paul Henry Meyer b. 8 Nov 1896, d. May 1967
Mother*Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms b. Jan 1898, d. 2 Jul 1993
  • Paul H. Meyer Jr. was born on 23 June 1931 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Paul Henry Meyer and Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms.
  • Paul H. Meyer Jr. died on 1 August 2013 at age 82 Paul H. Meyer Jr., age 82, of Reedsburg, died Thursday evening, August 1, 2013, at the Sauk County Health Care Center surrounded by his family. He was born on June 23, 1931 at Loganville, the son of Paul and Lydia (Harms) Meyer Sr. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the manager of Korth Transfer in Hillpoint for many years. Paul was also the owner of Korth Leasing and Hillcrest Transit. Following his retirement, he enjoyed working on the farm. Paul enjoyed fishing in Canada, hunting out west, spending time at the cabin and most importantly, he enjoyed time spent with his family. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law: Paula and Tom Seep, of Reedsburg; two grandchildren: Diana (Tom) Ugoretz, of Marshfield and Brian Seep, of West Salem; three great grandchildren: Kayla, Paul and Christopher Ugoretz; one brother: Reuben Meyer, of Reedsburg; one sister: Louise (Richard) Kaun, of Loganville; his sister-in-law: Dolores Meyer, of Reedsburg; his brother-in-law: Jim Brown, of Baraboo; his special friend: Nancy Breidenstein, of Hillsboro; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Donald Meyer and one sister: Kathy Brown. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Loganville. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sauk County Health Care Center would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocation
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinPaul H. Meyer Jr. was listed as a son in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

Katherine Dorothy Meyer

F, b. 16 April 1936, d. 3 December 2008
Katherine Meyer 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Paul Henry Meyer b. 8 Nov 1896, d. May 1967
Mother*Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms b. Jan 1898, d. 2 Jul 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine Dorothy Meyer was also known as Kathy.
Married Name4 February 1956As of 4 February 1956,her married name was Brown.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer was born on 16 April 1936 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Paul Henry Meyer and Lydia Mathilde Dorothea Harms.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer married James L. Brown on 4 February 1956.
  • Katherine Dorothy Meyer died on 3 December 2008 at age 72 Katherine 'Kathy' Brown, age 72, of Baraboo, passed away at her home Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, with her family by her side. She was born in the Township of Westfield, Sauk County, on April 16, 1936, the daughter of Paul and Lydia (Harms) Meyer Sr. Kathy was a 1955 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On Feb.4, 1956, she married James L. Brown at St. John' s Lutheran Churchin Loganville. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, golfing and spending time in Arizona. She worked at the Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort as a retail manager for the past five years. She was a memberof St. John' s Lutheran Church of Baraboo. Kathy is survived by her husband, Jim, of 52 years; three children, Ronald (Susan) Brown of Eau Claire, Pamela (Richard) Steele of Baraboo, and Robert (Karlyn) Brown of Baraboo; five grandchildren, Jennifer and Travis Steele, and Austin, Kelsey and Mason Brown; two brothers, Reuben and Paul Meyerof Reedsburg; a sister, Louise (Richard) Kaun of Loganville; and a sister-in -law, Dolores Meyer of Reedsburg. Other survivors include nieces, nephews, family and friends. Her parents; and a brother, Donald Meyer, preceded her in death. The family will honor her wishes by having a private memorial service. The Brown family would like to thank Dr. Frontiera and Dr Kostelyna and their staff, and Home Health United. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations intended for St. John' s Lutheran School of Baraboo or the American Cancer Society may be sent to the family. The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Lake Delton assisted the family with arrangements.
Census DateLocation
1940Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinKatherine Dorothy Meyer was listed as a daughter in Paul Henry Meyer's household on the 1940 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Katherine Dorothy Meyer graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56-41.

James L. Brown

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames L. Brown was also known as Jim.

Marcella Ruth Rusch

F, b. 30 December 1923, d. 6 September 2013
Marcella Rusch Behn
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 Name27 October 1945As of 27 October 1945,her married name was Behn.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch was born on 30 December 1923.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Rusch and Elsa A. Schulz.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch married Durlin A. Behn on 27 October 1945.
  • Marcella Ruth Rusch died on 6 September 2013 at age 89 Marcella R. Behn, age 89, formerly of Reedsburg, died Friday evening, September 6, 2013 at Milestone Senior Living in Hillsboro. She was born on December 30, 1923 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Walter and Elsa (Schulz) Rusch. On October 27, 1945, she was married to Durlin A. Behn. Together they farmed the home farm near Rock Springs until their retirement in 1986 when they moved to Reedsburg. Marcella was a faithful member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs and a member of the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Rock Elm Homemakers for many years. Marcella enjoyed reading, traveling and playing cards. Survivors include her six children: Shirley (Dan) Oetzman, of Hillsboro; Donna Behn, of Verona; Betty (Gene) Berg, of Waunakee; Carolyn Behn, of Waunakee; Dennis (Dawn) Behn, of Reedsburg and Donald (Patti) Behn, of Reedsburg; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; her sister: Sylvia Weiss, of Reedsburg; a sister-in-law: Helen Hamilton, of Menomonee; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Durlin, on November 21, 2002; her daughter and son-in-law: Sharon and Roy Palmer; and one grandson: Stephen Oetzman. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 13, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor David Karow officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Friday 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.
     Marcella Ruth Rusch was confirmed on 25 April 1937 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Marcella Ruth Rusch and Durlin A. Behn

Durlin A. Behn

M, b. 27 April 1919, d. 21 November 2002
Durlin Behn 1937 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
     Durlin A. Behn graduated in 1937 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Durlin A. Behn and Marcella Ruth Rusch