Peter M. Fargen

M, b. 7 February 1949, d. 24 May 2012
Father*Martin Francis Fargen b. 27 Jul 1922, d. 29 Jun 1995
Mother*Edith Marie Faber b. 1928, d. 21 Dec 2016
Peter M. Fargen
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 February 1949Peter M. Fargen was born on 7 February 1949.
He was the son of Martin Francis Fargen and Edith Marie 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.

Archie Hoeverman

M, b. 31 May 1905, d. 2 January 1994
Archie Hoeverman 1924 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 May 1905Archie Hoeverman was born on 31 May 1905.
Marriage20 July 1931He married Grace I. Thomas, daughter of Louis A. Thomas and Cora A. Faivre, on 20 July 1931.
Death2 January 1994Archie Hoeverman died on 2 January 1994 at age 88.
  • Archie Hoeverman graduated in 1924 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • On 19 July 1981 at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 12, 1981 - Archie and Grace (Thomas) Hoeverman 50th wedding anniversary celebration

John A. Backman

M, b. 1892, d. 1969
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn A. Backman married Emilie E. Hasse, daughter of (?) Hasse and Bertha (?).
Birth1892John A. Backman was born in 1892.
Death1969He died in 1969.

Children of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse

Emilie E. Hasse

F, b. 1903, d. 11 July 1983
Father*(?) Hasse d. b 1951
Mother*Bertha (?) d. a 1951
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEmilie E. Hasse was also known as Emily.
Married NameHer married name was Backman.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmilie E. Hasse married John A. Backman.
Birth1903Emilie E. Hasse was born in 1903.
She was the daughter of (?) Hasse and Bertha (?).
Death11 July 1983Emilie E. Hasse died on 11 July 1983.

Children of Emilie E. Hasse and John A. Backman

Dot Ellen Vogel

F, b. 1964, d. 2018
Father*Fred Albert Vogel b. 1922, d. 2008
Mother*Lorraine Marie Backman b. 17 Jun 1926, d. 15 Feb 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Poff.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1964Dot Ellen Vogel was born in 1964.
She was the daughter of Fred Albert Vogel and Lorraine Marie Backman.
Death2018Dot Ellen Vogel died in 2018.

Gerald Backman

M, b. 16 May 1937, d. 4 December 2016
Father*John A. Backman b. 1892, d. 1969
Mother*Emilie E. Hasse b. 1903, d. 11 Jul 1983
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 May 1937Gerald Backman was born on 16 May 1937.
He was the son of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Death4 December 2016Gerald Backman died on 4 December 2016 at age 79 Gerald "Jerry" Backman, 79, of Caledonia, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Gundersen Medical Center, La Crosse, WI. He was born May 16, 1937, in Reedsburg, WI to John and Emily (Hasse) Backman.

Jerry worked for many years as a farmhand for his uncle and aunt Herman and Lydia Burmester and then for his cousin Donny Burmester. He then worked many years for Kruckow Rock Products. Jerry was very active in attending many sporting events for his relatives. He always made sure his Aunt Lydia never missed a game. Jerry was a very giving person and was always willing to pitch in and help where he could.

He is survived by nieces and nephews and their children.

Burial in Evergreen Cemetery.

Don G. Vogel

M, b. 4 March 1955, d. 7 November 2009
Father*Fred Albert Vogel b. 1922, d. 2008
Mother*Lorraine Marie Backman b. 17 Jun 1926, d. 15 Feb 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 March 1955Don G. Vogel was born on 4 March 1955.
He was the son of Fred Albert Vogel and Lorraine Marie Backman.
Death7 November 2009Don G. Vogel died on 7 November 2009 at age 54 Don G Vogel, 55 of Ironton, passed away on Saturday, Nov 7, 2001, at St Mary's Hospital in Madison surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 4, 1955, in Reedsburg, the son of Fred Albert and Lorraine Marie (Backman) Vogel.

Marvin Backman

M, d. before 2004
Father*John A. Backman b. 1892, d. 1969
Mother*Emilie E. Hasse b. 1903, d. 11 Jul 1983
Life EventDateDescription
Marvin Backman was the son of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Deathbefore 2004Marvin Backman died before 2004.

Roger Backman

M, d. before 2004
Father*John A. Backman b. 1892, d. 1969
Mother*Emilie E. Hasse b. 1903, d. 11 Jul 1983
Life EventDateDescription
Roger Backman was the son of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Deathbefore 2004Roger Backman died before 2004.

John Backman

M, b. 19 May 1940, d. 1983
Father*John A. Backman b. 1892, d. 1969
Mother*Emilie E. Hasse b. 1903, d. 11 Jul 1983
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 May 1940John Backman was born on 19 May 1940.
He was the son of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Death1983John Backman died in 1983.

Doris Elaine Backman

F, b. 11 June 1934, d. 8 November 2004
Father*John A. Backman b. 1892, d. 1969
Mother*Emilie E. Hasse b. 1903, d. 11 Jul 1983
Doris E Backman - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bailey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDoris Elaine Backman married Phillip R. Bailey.
Birth11 June 1934Doris Elaine Backman was born on 11 June 1934 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Death8 November 2004Doris Elaine Backman died on 8 November 2004 at age 70 Welcomed into the arms of Jesus Nov. 8, 2004 at the age of 70 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Phillip R. Bailey; father, John A. Backman; mother, Emilie E. (nee Hasse); brothers, Marvin J., Roger P., John E. Further survived by sister, Lorraine (Fred) Vogel; brother Gerald W. Backman; aunt, Lydia Burmester; nieces, nephews and many friends. Doris retired from M&I Bank after many years of service and enjoyed her volunteer work at The Village of Manor Park and Pilgrim office.

The family will receive friends on Nov 20 at PILGRIM EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2664 N. 68th St.) from 11 AM until the time of Memorial Service at 12 noon.
  • Doris Elaine Backman graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Phillip R. Bailey

M, b. 14 April 1924, d. 7 May 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPhillip R. Bailey was also known as Phil.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePhillip R. Bailey married Doris Elaine Backman, daughter of John A. Backman and Emilie E. Hasse.
Birth14 April 1924Phillip R. Bailey was born on 14 April 1924.
Death7 May 2003He died on 7 May 2003 at age 79.