Hilda Grosskrueger

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harder.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHilda Grosskrueger married Arnold Harder.

Children of Hilda Grosskrueger and Arnold Harder

Audrey Harder

F, b. 6 June 1931, d. 16 July 2013
Father*Arnold Harder
Mother*Hilda Grosskrueger
Audrey Harder 1948 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hamburg.
Life EventDateDescription
DivorceAudrey Harder and Roland Hamburg were divorced.
MarriageAudrey Harder married Roland Hamburg.
Birth6 June 1931Audrey Harder was born on 6 June 1931 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Arnold Harder and Hilda Grosskrueger.
Death16 July 2013Audrey Harder died on 16 July 2013 at Illinois at age 82 Audrey L. Hamburg, 82, of Winnebago, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. Born June 6, 1931, in Reedsburg, Wis., the daughter of Arnold and Hilda (Grosskrueger) Harder. Graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1948, Sauk County Teacher's College in 1950, and later obtained her Bachelor degree in special education at UW Platteville. When Audrey came to Winnebago, she first taught fifth grade and then developed and taught the special education program for the Winnebago School District, retiring in 1993. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Rockford, Reedsburg VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1916, and Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional teacher's sorority. Audrey enjoyed reading and was an extensive traveler, with the goal of traversing all seven continents.

Audrey is lovingly survived by her sister-in-law, Irma Harder of Reedsburg, nephews, Robert (Kim) Harder of Calif., Douglas (Lori) Harder of Reedsburg and William Harder of Texas; niece, Sue (Daniel) Brylla of Reedsburg; great-nieces, great-nephews, a great-great-niece; and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Herbert, Rupert, Melvin, and Kenneth; nephew, Dennis Harder; former husband, Roland Hamburg; and dear friend, Murial Sorby.

Service is at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2013, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until service time; the Rev. Jay Quinn, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside service is at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013, in St. Peter's Cemetery, Loganville, Wis.
  • Audrey Harder graduated in 1948 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Roland Hamburg

M, b. 16 September 1927, d. 27 July 2003
Life EventDateDescription
DivorceRoland Hamburg and Audrey Harder were divorced.
MarriageRoland Hamburg married Audrey Harder, daughter of Arnold Harder and Hilda Grosskrueger.
Birth16 September 1927Roland Hamburg was born on 16 September 1927.
Death27 July 2003He died on 27 July 2003 at age 75.

Dennis Harder

M, d. March 1998
Father*Kenneth H. Harder b. 3 Jun 1927, d. 13 Aug 2012
Mother*Irma M. Hemberger b. 25 Aug 1930, d. 4 Dec 2016
Life EventDateDescription
Dennis Harder was the son of Kenneth H. Harder and Irma M. Hemberger.
DeathMarch 1998Dennis Harder died in March 1998.

Rupert A. Harder

M, b. 21 January 1925, d. 10 June 2012
Father*Arnold Harder
Mother*Hilda Grosskrueger
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 January 1925Rupert A. Harder was born on 21 January 1925.
He was the son of Arnold Harder and Hilda Grosskrueger.
Death10 June 2012Rupert A. Harder died on 10 June 2012 at age 87 Rupert A. Harder, age 87, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, June 10, 2012 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on January 21, 1925 in Reedsburg, the son of Arnold and Hilda (Grosskrueger) Harder. Rupert was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the U.S. Army. He worked as a heavy equipment operator with various construction companies until his retirement. Rupert was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. He was also a member of the Reedsburg V.F.W. Post 1916. Survivors include his brother: Kenneth (Irma) Harder, of Portage; his sister: Audrey Hamburg, of Freeport, IL; three nephews: Robert (Kim) Harder, of California; Douglas (Lori) Harder, of Reedsburg and William Harder, of Texas; his niece: Sue (Daniel) Brylla, of Reedsburg; great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Herbert and Melvin; and by his nephew: Dennis Harder. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 15, 2012 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment with military rites will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Herbert Harder

M, b. 22 May 1921, d. 13 February 1988
Father*Arnold Harder
Mother*Hilda Grosskrueger
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 May 1921Herbert Harder was born on 22 May 1921.
He was the son of Arnold Harder and Hilda Grosskrueger.
Death13 February 1988Herbert Harder died on 13 February 1988 at age 66.
  • Herbert Harder graduated in 1939 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Melvin Harder

M, b. 1930, d. 1930
Father*Arnold Harder
Mother*Hilda Grosskrueger
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1930Melvin Harder was born in 1930.
Death1930He died in 1930.
He was the son of Arnold Harder and Hilda Grosskrueger.

Emma Ribbke

F, b. 15 January 1912, d. before 1990
Father*Fredrick Ribbke
Mother*Anna Gause
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Horstmann.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma Ribbke married August Albert Horstmann, son of Augustus Horstmann and Emma Rathjen.
Birth15 January 1912Emma Ribbke was born on 15 January 1912.
She was the daughter of Fredrick Ribbke and Anna Gause.
Deathbefore 1990Emma Ribbke died before 1990.

Children of Emma Ribbke and August Albert Horstmann

Lester Lee Horstman

M, b. 13 November 1941, d. 2 July 2012
Father*August Albert Horstmann b. 4 Feb 1904, d. 25 Oct 1994
Mother*Emma Ribbke b. 15 Jan 1912, d. b 1990
Lester Horstmann - Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLester Lee Horstman was also known as Horstmann.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 November 1941Lester Lee Horstman was born on 13 November 1941.
He was the son of August Albert Horstmann and Emma Ribbke.
Death2 July 2012Lester Lee Horstman died on 2 July 2012 at age 70 Lester L. Horstman, age 70, of LaValle, died on Monday, July 2, 2012 in his home following a courageous battle with ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was born on November 13, 1941 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of August A. and Emma (Ribbke) Horstmann. Les was a 1960 graduate of Webb High School. He served for three years with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era in San Diego, California. On September 18, 1965, he was married to the former Marilyn D. Denzer. Les was a tool and die maker for over thirty years until his retirement. He enjoyed carpentry, fishing and being on the computer. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; three children: Greg Horstman, of Baraboo; Dale (Heidi) Horstman, of Baraboo and Sandy Horstman, and her husband, Jonathan, of Baraboo; six grandchildren: Nicholas and Colin Bourdeau, Erika and Megan Horstman, Chelsea and Jordan Duffield; one brother: Mervin (Sandy) Horstman, of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter: Racheal Horstman; one sister: Arlene Giebel and two brothers: Arnold and August W. Horstman. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor David Karow officiating. Interment with military rites will be St. John's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Lester Lee Horstman graduated in 1960 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Arnold Horstman

M, d. before July 2012
Father*August Albert Horstmann b. 4 Feb 1904, d. 25 Oct 1994
Mother*Emma Ribbke b. 15 Jan 1912, d. b 1990
Life EventDateDescription
Arnold Horstman was the son of August Albert Horstmann and Emma Ribbke.
Deathbefore July 2012Arnold Horstman died before July 2012.

August W. Horstmann

M, b. 26 September 1936, d. 13 June 2007
Father*August Albert Horstmann b. 4 Feb 1904, d. 25 Oct 1994
Mother*Emma Ribbke b. 15 Jan 1912, d. b 1990
August Horstmann 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 September 1936August W. Horstmann was born on 26 September 1936.
He was the son of August Albert Horstmann and Emma Ribbke.
Death13 June 2007August W. Horstmann died on 13 June 2007 at age 70.
  • August W. Horstmann graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Peter M. Fargen

M, b. 7 February 1949, d. 24 May 2012
Father*Martin F. Fargen b. 27 Jul 1922, d. 29 Jun 1995
Mother*Edith M. Faber b. 1925
Peter M. Fargen
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 February 1949Peter M. Fargen was born on 7 February 1949.
He was the son of Martin F. Fargen and Edith M. Faber.
Death24 May 2012Peter M. Fargen died on 24 May 2012 at age 63 Peter M. Fargen, age 63, of Bear Valley, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Madison. He was born on February 7, 1949 in Richland Center, the son of Martin and Edith (Faber) Fargen. Pete was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was very proud to have served his country. On November 11, 1972, he was married to the former Mary L. Foss. Pete retired from Kraemer Brothers and spent his last days living life to the fullest. He will be remembered by many as "Mr. Fix-it." Survivors include his wife of forty years, Mary; his mother: Edith Fargen, of Readstown; four children: Matthew (Shar) Fargen, of Pennsylvania; Daniel (Shannan) Fargen, of Boscobel; Martin (Amber) Fargen, of Avoca and Rebecca Fargen, of Connecticut; four grandchildren: Darnel, David, Trista and Isaiah; eight brothers and sisters: Colleen Fuhrman, of Florida; Pauline (Chuck) Fuhrman, of Reedsburg; Mary Pat (John) Kaul, of Bear Valley; Pat Fargen, of Viola; Julie Ripley (Al Bailey), of Cazenovia; Peggy (Carl) Hull, of Richland Center; Mike (Julie) Fargen, of Readstown and Lori (Gene) Roberts, of Lone Rock; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Lanita (Pat) Hemberger, of Ohio; Bob (Jeno) Foss, of Reedsburg; Rynie (Sheri) Foss, of Iowa; Joe (Angie) Foss, of Ohio; Geri (Harley) Greenwood, of Montana; George (Barb) Foss, of Reedsburg and John (Candee) Foss, of Sullivan; his beloved dog, Sugar; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Martin; his brother: David Fargen; and his father and mother-in-law: Ervin and Anna Foss. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, May 28, 2012 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Loreto with Father Lorin Bowens and Father Mike Resop concelebrating. Interment with military rites will be in Our Lady of The Fields Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Sunday and from 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. on Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Loreto. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Patrick's Bell Tower would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family.

William L. Skinner

M, b. 8 January 1932, d. 3 February 1994
William (Bill) Skinner 1949 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam L. Skinner was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 January 1932William L. Skinner was born on 8 January 1932.
Death3 February 1994He died on 3 February 1994 at age 62.
  • William L. Skinner graduated in 1949 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Tom Crawford

M, d. before 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2012Tom Crawford died before 2012.

Herbert Phelan

M, d. before 2012
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHerbert Phelan married LaVerne Geraldine Koenecke, daughter of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach.
Deathbefore 2012Herbert Phelan died before 2012.

Ruby Mary Koenecke

F, b. 17 April 1923
Father*Walter H. Koenecke b. May 1890
Mother*Esther A. Gundlach b. c 1897
Life EventDateDescription
DeathRuby Mary Koenecke died at died in infancy.
Birth17 April 1923She was born on 17 April 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter H. Koenecke and Esther A. Gundlach.
Baptism10 June 1923Ruby Mary Koenecke was baptized on 10 June 1923 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Frances A. Brown

F, b. 10 July 1926, d. 18 March 2012
Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 November 1946As of 4 November 1946,her married name was Decot.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 July 1926Frances A. Brown was born on 10 July 1926.
She was the daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
Marriage4 November 1946Frances A. Brown married Donald Frank Decot, son of Frank H. Decot and Blanche W. Schilling, on 4 November 1946.
Death18 March 2012Frances A. Brown died on 18 March 2012 at age 85 Frances A. Decot, age 85, formerly of LaValle, died on Sunday, March 18, 2012 in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on July 10, 1926 in Bloom City, the daughter of Clark and Mary (Anderson) Brown. On November 4, 1946, she was married to Donald F. Decot. Fran was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in LaValle. She enjoyed crocheting and square dancing. Survivors include four children: Diane (Tom) Disch, of Greendale; Joseph (Shirley) Decot, of Cazenovia; Jean (Al) Harrison, of LaValle and Steve (Darnella) Decot, of Greenwood, IN; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; one sister: Marjorie (Ervin) Welch, of Elkhorn; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, on May 27, 1995; two sisters: Wilma Carter and Norma Sutherland; two brothers: Lindford Brown and Orie Brown along with two infant brothers. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in LaValle with Father Lorin Bowens officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Clark Brown

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClark Brown was also known as Orie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageClark Brown married Mary Anderson.

Children of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Anderson was also known as Mamie.
Married NameHer married name was Brown.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Anderson married Clark Brown.

Children of Mary Anderson and Clark Brown

Marjorie Brown

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Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarjorie Brown was also known as Marge.
Married NameHer married name was Welch.
Life EventDateDescription
Marjorie Brown was the daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
MarriageMarjorie Brown married Ervin Welch.

Ervin Welch

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageErvin Welch married Marjorie Brown, daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.

Wilma H. Brown

F, b. 30 December 1916, d. 18 March 2005
Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 May 1934As of 3 May 1934,her married name was Carter.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 December 1916Wilma H. Brown was born on 30 December 1916 at Viola, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
Marriage3 May 1934Wilma H. Brown married Robert A. Carter on 3 May 1934.
Death18 March 2005Wilma H. Brown died on 18 March 2005 at age 88 Wilma (Brown) Carter obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal March 20, 2005 - Wilma (Brown) Carter obituary

Robert A. Carter

M, d. 2 October 1985
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage3 May 1934Robert A. Carter married Wilma H. Brown, daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson, on 3 May 1934.
Death2 October 1985Robert A. Carter died on 2 October 1985.

Norma Brown

F, d. before 2005
Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sutherland.
Life EventDateDescription
Norma Brown was the daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
MarriageNorma Brown married (?) Sutherland.
Deathbefore 2005Norma Brown died before 2005.

(?) Sutherland

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Sutherland married Norma Brown, daughter of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.

Lindford Brown

M, d. before 2005
Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLindford Brown was also known as Lindy.
Life EventDateDescription
Lindford Brown was the son of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
Deathbefore 2005Lindford Brown died before 2005.

Orie Brown

M, d. before 2005
Father*Clark Brown
Mother*Mary Anderson
Life EventDateDescription
Orie Brown was the son of Clark Brown and Mary Anderson.
Deathbefore 2005Orie Brown died before 2005.

Harold Walker

M, d. before 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2012Harold Walker died before 2012.

Francis Adelman

M, b. 18 February 1910, d. 20 April 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrancis Adelman was also known as Jack.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1910Francis Adelman was born on 18 February 1910 at Richland, Wisconsin.
Marriage3 September 1938He married Leona E. Thomas, daughter of Louis A. Thomas and Cora A. Faivre, on 3 September 1938.
Death20 April 1980Francis Adelman died on 20 April 1980 at age 70.

Lloyd Francis Bridgford

M, b. 10 August 1902, d. 6 October 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLloyd Francis Bridgford was also known as Bridgeford.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLloyd Francis Bridgford married Geneva Thomas, daughter of Louis A. Thomas and Cora A. Faivre.
Birth10 August 1902Lloyd Francis Bridgford was born on 10 August 1902.
Death6 October 1970He died on 6 October 1970 at age 68.