Sylvia P. Broihahn

F, b. 4 July 1918, d. 6 January 2012
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 March 1936As of 30 March 1936,her married name was Schmitz.
  • Sylvia P. Broihahn was born on 4 July 1918.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Broihahn and Elizabeth Keehner.
  • Sylvia P. Broihahn married Leo Schmitz on 30 March 1936.
  • Sylvia P. Broihahn died on 6 January 2012 at age 93 Sylvia P. Schmitz, age 93, of Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at the Lancaster Care Center.

    She was born on July 4, 1918, the daughter of Fred and Elizabeth (Keehner) Broihahn. Sylvia married Leo Schmitz on March 30, 1936, at St. Andrews Church in Tennyson. Together they farmed in Tennyson and Lancaster. In 1954, they moved to Lancaster and Leo went to work for the city of Lancaster. Sylvia was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church. She enjoyed her family, and talking to people on the telephone.

    She is survived by her two daughters, Joan (John) Ames and Joyce (Ray) Klaas; grandchildren, Julie (Terry) Knapp, Jim (Kathy) Ames, Jerry (Pauline) Ames, Joel (Tina) Ames, Jeff (Linda) Ames, Jon (Sandy Huffman) Ames and Cord Myers; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; many step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Lester (Shirley) Broihahn; and sisters-in-law, Pat Broihahn, Bernice Broihahn, Adele Stimart, Viola Steiger and Celine Schmitz.

    Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Leo on Feb. 18, 1991; her parents, Fred and Elizabeth Broihahn; five sisters, Caroline Koeller, Rose Burke, Mary Stimart, Ivanelle Ahler and Alma Nodell; five brothers, Hubert, Ray, Ivan, Mervin and Ed Broihahn; a granddaughter, Kim Myers; and a step-grandson, Duane Schafer.

    Graveside Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at HILLSIDE CEMETERY, Lancaster. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday at SCHWARTZ FUNERAL HOME in Lancaster.

Child of Sylvia P. Broihahn and Leo Schmitz

Leo Schmitz

M, d. 18 February 1991

Child of Leo Schmitz and Sylvia P. Broihahn

Caroline Broihahn

F, d. before October 2011
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Keller.
Name VariationCaroline Broihahn was also known as Carrie.
Married NameHer married name was Koeller.

Hubert Broihahn

M, b. 26 June 1912, d. 23 March 1998
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner

Ray F. Broihahn

M, b. 23 June 1914, d. 19 September 1998
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner

Rose Broihahn

F, d. before October 2011
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Burke.

Mary Broihahn

F, b. circa 1916, d. 21 September 1961
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stimart.

Ivan G. Broihahn

M, b. 25 August 1920, d. 20 April 1993
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner

Ivanelle Esther Broihahn

F, b. 25 August 1920, d. 30 October 1985
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ahler.
  • Ivanelle Esther Broihahn married (?) Ahler.
  • Ivanelle Esther Broihahn was born on 25 August 1920.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Broihahn and Elizabeth Keehner.
  • Ivanelle Esther Broihahn died on 30 October 1985 at Wisconsin at age 65.

Edward A. Broihahn

M, b. 4 December 1926, d. 3 September 2005
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward A. Broihahn was also known as Ed.
  • Edward A. Broihahn was born on 4 December 1926.
  • He was the son of Frederick Broihahn and Elizabeth Keehner.
  • Edward A. Broihahn died on 3 September 2005 at age 78 Edward A. Broihahn, 78, Patricia Street, Elkhorn, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn.

         He was born Dec. 4, 1926, in Lancaster, the son of Frederick and Elizabeth Keehner Broihahn.

         He married Margaret G. Meister April 17, 1948, in Lake Geneva.

         Edward was a member of the First Evangelical Church, Lake Geneva, served in the Naval Sea Bees, and was a custodian at Badger High School for several years.

         He is survived by his wife, Margaret; a son, Dean (Kay) Broihahn, Elkhorn; two grandchildren; two sisters, Sylvia Schmitz, Lancaster, and Alma Nodel, Mequon; and two brothers, Lester (Shirley), Lake Geneva, and Mervin (Bernice) Broihahn, Platteville.

         He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mark; four sisters, Caroline Keller, Mary Stimart, Rose Burke and Ivanelle Ahler; and three brothers, Hubert, Raymond and Ivan.

         Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Verlyn J. Dobberstein officiating.

         Burial was in Hudson Cemetery, Lyons. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.

         Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, was in charge of arrangements.

         Graveside military services were conducted by American Legion Post 45 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6375, Elkhorn.

Child of Edward A. Broihahn

Alma H. Broihahn

F, b. 27 October 1924, d. 5 February 2010
Father*Frederick Broihahn
Mother*Elizabeth Keehner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nodell.
  • Alma H. Broihahn married Harold A. Nodell.
  • Alma H. Broihahn was born on 27 October 1924.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Broihahn and Elizabeth Keehner.
  • Alma H. Broihahn died on 5 February 2010 at age 85 Alma H. Nodell, 85, Mequon, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Ozaukee County Campus.

    She was born on Oct. 27, 1924, in Potosi, daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth Keehner Broihahn, the 10th sibling in a family of 12. She married Harold A. Nodell and he preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1984.

    She owned and operated a small grocery store in Lake Geneva with a partner for five years. Later she worked as a clerk at McCullough’s Drug Store in Lake Geneva until her retirement. She was a very loving and thoughtful sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend. She will be dearly missed by all.

    She is survived by her sister, Sylvia Schmitz, Lancaster; two brothers, Lester (Shirley) Broihahn, Lake Geneva, and Mervin (Berniece) Broihahn, Platteville; one sister-in-law, Patricia Broihahn, Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Caroline Koeller, Mary Stimart, Rose Burke and Ivanelle Ahler; four brothers, Hubert, Raymond, Ivan, and Edward; and a beloved godchild, Brent Broihahn.

    Private family graveside services Monday, Feb. 8, at the Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi. The Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, Platteville, assisted the family.

(?) Koeller

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Variation(?) Koeller was also known as (?) Keller.

(?) Burke

M

(?) Stimart

M

(?) Ahler

M

Harold A. Nodell

M, d. 24 September 1984

Joyce A. Schmitz

F, b. 4 March 1950, d. 28 November 2013
Father*Leo Schmitz d. 18 Feb 1991
Mother*Sylvia P. Broihahn b. 4 Jul 1918, d. 6 Jan 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 July 1970As of 25 July 1970,her married name was Klaas.
  • Joyce A. Schmitz was born on 4 March 1950 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Leo Schmitz and Sylvia P. Broihahn.
  • Joyce A. Schmitz died on 28 November 2013 at age 63 Joyce A. Klaas, age 63, of Lancaster, WI, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster.

    Joyce (Schmitz) Klaas was born on March 4, 1950, in Lancaster, daughter of Leo and Sylvia (Broihahn) Schmitz. She married Ray Klaas on July 25, 1970 in Lancaster.

    Joyce enjoyed the early evening drives with Ray to watch for deer in the local area.

    Surviving are her husband, Ray Klaas of Lancaster; a sister, Joan (John) Ames of Lancaster; son-in-law, Cord Myers of Beetown; grandchildren, Jesse and Heather Myers; sisters-in-law, Mary (Bill) Wisneski of Mesa, AZ, and Kathleen (Donald) Lau of Cassville; brothers-in-law, Ken (Jane) Klaas of Lancaster, Bill (Cindy) Klaas of Lancaster, and John (Tammy) Klaas of Mineral Point; numerous nieces and nephews; and her two beloved cats, Heidi & Holly.

    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kim; her parents, Leo and Sylvia Schmitz; sister-in-law, Dixie and Dennis Lau; and parents-in-law, Floyd and Lorraine Klaas.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013, at St. Clements Catholic Church, Lancaster, with Fr. John Sasse officiating. Burial followed in St. Clements Catholic Cemetery. Friends called on Sunday, December 1, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home, 142 W. Oak, Lancaster. There was a scripture service at 4:30 p.m., followed by a rosary. Friends may also call one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.

    In lieu of plants and flowers, a Joyce A. Klaas memorial fund has been established.

Mark Broihahn

M, d. before September 2005
Father*Edward A. Broihahn b. 4 Dec 1926, d. 3 Sep 2005

Virgil Riesselman

M

Child of Virgil Riesselman and Eleanor Lang

Eleanor Lang

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Riesselman.

Child of Eleanor Lang and Virgil Riesselman

Sherman G. Hutton II

M, b. 15 June 1909, d. 14 February 1986
Father*Sherman Hutton b. 1880, d. 1956
Mother*Clara Taylor b. 1883, d. 1958

Children of Sherman G. Hutton II and Lillian E. Koester

Lillian E. Koester

F, b. 1 June 1912, d. 28 October 1986
Father*Christ Koester
Mother*Mary Stecker
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLillian E. Koester was also known as Lillian U.
Married Name16 January 1932As of 16 January 1932,her married name was Hutton.

Children of Lillian E. Koester and Sherman G. Hutton II

Patricia Anne Hutton

F, b. 23 February 1933, d. 1 November 2010
Father*Sherman G. Hutton II b. 15 Jun 1909, d. 14 Feb 1986
Mother*Lillian E. Koester b. 1 Jun 1912, d. 28 Oct 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 April 1953As of 11 April 1953,her married name was Burgmeier.

John Louis Burgmeier

M, b. 26 February 1931, d. 23 March 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Louis Burgmeier was also known as Jack.

Michael Edward Hutton

M, b. 12 September 1941, d. 25 June 1980
Father*Sherman G. Hutton II b. 15 Jun 1909, d. 14 Feb 1986
Mother*Lillian E. Koester b. 1 Jun 1912, d. 28 Oct 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMichael Edward Hutton was also known as Mick.

Sherman Hutton

M, b. 1880, d. 1956
  • Sherman Hutton married Clara Taylor.
  • Sherman Hutton was born in 1880 at Wisconsin.
  • He died in 1956.

Child of Sherman Hutton and Clara Taylor

Clara Taylor

F, b. 1883, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hutton.
  • Clara Taylor married Sherman Hutton.
  • Clara Taylor was born in 1883 at Iowa.
  • She died in 1958.

Child of Clara Taylor and Sherman Hutton

Christ Koester

M

Child of Christ Koester and Mary Stecker

Mary Stecker

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koester.

Child of Mary Stecker and Christ Koester

John R. Cavanaugh

M, d. 1917
  • John R. Cavanaugh married Mary Huber.
  • John R. Cavanaugh died in 1917.

Child of John R. Cavanaugh and Mary Huber