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.

Agnes L. Held

F, d. 6 April 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 June 1955As of 18 June 1955,her married name was Funte.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage18 June 1955Agnes L. Held married Harley C. Funte, son of Carl Funte and Therese Wilhelmine Charlotte Krey, on 18 June 1955.
Death6 April 2003Agnes L. Held died on 6 April 2003.

Children of Agnes L. Held and Harley C. Funte

Bernard Thomas Petersen

M, b. 3 September 1907, d. 21 April 1986
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBernard Thomas Petersen married Syvilla Cecilla Christina Funte, daughter of Carl Funte and Therese Wilhelmine Charlotte Krey.
Birth3 September 1907Bernard Thomas Petersen was born on 3 September 1907 at Washington.
Death21 April 1986He died on 21 April 1986 at Wisconsin at age 78.

twin Funte

?, b. December 1956, d. December 1956
Father*Harley C. Funte b. 28 Jun 1920, d. 14 Feb 2012
Mother*Agnes L. Held d. 6 Apr 2003
Life EventDateDescription
DeathDecember 1956Twin Funte died in December 1956.
BirthDecember 1956Twin Funte was born in December 1956.
Twin Funte was the child of Harley C. Funte and Agnes L. Held.

twin Funte

?, b. December 1956, d. December 1956
Father*Harley C. Funte b. 28 Jun 1920, d. 14 Feb 2012
Mother*Agnes L. Held d. 6 Apr 2003
Life EventDateDescription
DeathDecember 1956Twin Funte died in December 1956.
BirthDecember 1956Twin Funte was born in December 1956.
Twin Funte was the child of Harley C. Funte and Agnes L. Held.

Greg Coy

M, d. before 2012
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2012Greg Coy died before 2012.

Francis Unbehaun

M, d. 11 January 1997
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 September 1939Francis Unbehaun married Ella Marion Fry on 1 September 1939.
Death11 January 1997Francis Unbehaun died on 11 January 1997.

Child of Francis Unbehaun and Ella Marion Fry

Ella Marion Fry

F, b. 14 November 1924, d. 30 April 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElla Marion Fry was also known as Marion.
Married Name1 September 1939As of 1 September 1939,her married name was Unbehaun.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 November 1924Ella Marion Fry was born on 14 November 1924.
Marriage1 September 1939She married Francis Unbehaun on 1 September 1939.
Death30 April 2015Ella Marion Fry died on 30 April 2015 at age 90 Ella Marion Unbehaun, 90, of Cuba City, WI passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City, WI. Services will be held at 10:30am on Monday, May 4th at the Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI with Rev. Heidi Loomis officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Cuba City, WI. Friends may call from 4pm-8pm on Sunday, May 3rd at the Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI and on Monday, May 4th after 9:30am until time of service at the funeral home. Marion was born on November 14, 1924 at home in Texhoma, Oklahoma, daughter of Cecil & Lucy (Clark) Fry. She was raised on a farm in Oklahoma, until she was 10 years old then moved to Wisconsin, where her family continued to farm. She was the oldest of 3 girls and was the one who worked in the fields and assisted milking with her Dad. She married Francis Unbehaun on September 1, 1939 in Dubuque, IA. Together they farmed for over 13 years. Marion never held a job outside her home. Her most important job was taking care and making a home for her husband and 10 beautiful and healthy children that God had entrusted to her care. Marion enjoyed working outdoors, gardening, canning, picking wild berries, mowing lawn, making quilts & embroidering and spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Marion is survived by 9 of her 10 children: Jean Horkan of Lime Ridge, WI, Roy (Linda) Unbehaun of Lime Ridge, WI, Carol (Don) Brown of Lanark, IL, Robert (Debbie) Unbehaun of Shullsburg, WI, Joan (Dick) Peck of Pickerington, OH, Sharon (Del) Tranel of Cuba City, WI, Dennis (Ruth) Unbehaun of Darlington, WI, Steve (Chris) Unbehaun of Shullsburg, WI and Mary (Frank) Blahnik of Cuba City, WI; 28 Grandchildren; 46 Great Grandchildren with 1 on the way; 13 Great Great Grandchildren with 2 on the way, 1 sister, Virginia (Raymond) Brandt of Hillpoint, WI, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Francis (January 11, 1997), a sister, Ila Caanan, a son, Jerry Unbehaun, a granddaughter, Kelli Peck, a great grandson, Grant Granger, brother-in-law, Leonard Caanan and a son-in-law, Pat Horkan.

Child of Ella Marion Fry and Francis Unbehaun

Esther Schultz

F, b. circa 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 December 1922As of 20 December 1922,her married name was Gade.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1897Esther Schultz was born circa 1897 at Wisconsin.
Marriage20 December 1922She married Paul Gade, son of Friedrich William Gade and Dorothea Hiene, on 20 December 1922 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Esther Schultz and Paul Gade

Phyllis M. Gade

F, b. 24 September 1927, d. 7 December 2011
Father*Paul Gade b. Nov 1892
Mother*Esther Schultz b. c 1897
Phyllis Gade - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 September 1951As of 26 September 1951,her married name was Richert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 September 1927Phyllis M. Gade was born on 24 September 1927.
She was the daughter of Paul Gade and Esther Schultz.
Marriage26 September 1951Phyllis M. Gade married Arnold E. Richert on 26 September 1951.
Death7 December 2011Phyllis M. Gade died on 7 December 2011 at age 84 Phyllis M. Richert, age 84, of Palm Harbor, Florida, formerly of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 in Palm Harbor. She was born on September 24, 1927 in Loganville, the daughter of Paul and Esther (Schultz) Gade. On September 26, 1951, she was united in marriage to Arnold E. Richert. Phyllis was a collector who enjoyed needlepoint, knitting and baking. She was a faithful member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dunedin, Florida. Survivors include her sister: Dorothea Hewitt, of Tarpon Springs, Florida; her brother: Arvin Gade, of Greenwood; two nieces: Pamela Schultz, of Marshfield and Patti (Lon) Knoll, of Greenwood; great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold, on October 16, 1972; her nephew: David Vosen and her niece: Peggy Gardner. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Pastor Kurt Klingbeil officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Arnold E. Richert

M, b. 5 October 1926, d. 16 October 1972
Arnold Richert - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1945
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 October 1926Arnold E. Richert was born on 5 October 1926.
Marriage26 September 1951He married Phyllis M. Gade, daughter of Paul Gade and Esther Schultz, on 26 September 1951.
Death16 October 1972Arnold E. Richert died on 16 October 1972 at age 46.
  • Arnold E. Richert graduated in 1945 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Robert Carl Holtz

M, b. 30 July 1923, d. 5 December 2011
Father*Adolph Carl Holtz b. 4 Nov 1886, d. 24 Jun 1947
Mother*Winifred Dickie
Robert Carl Holtz
Robert Holtz 1941 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 July 1923Robert Carl Holtz was born on 30 July 1923.
He was the son of Adolph Carl Holtz and Winifred Dickie.
Marriage8 December 1944Robert Carl Holtz married Dorothy R. Stackman, daughter of Edward Stackman and Minnie Shimniok, on 8 December 1944.
Death5 December 2011Robert Carl Holtz died on 5 December 2011 at age 88 Robert Carl Holtz, age 88, of Loganville, formerly of Reedsburg, passed away suddenly on Monday afternoon, December 5, 2011, at his home in Loganville. He was born on July 30, 1923 in rural North Freedom, the son of Adolph and Winifred (Dickie) Holtz. On December 8, 1944, he was united in marriage to the former Dorothy Stackman. Bob and Dorothy made their home in Reedsburg for many years. Together they owned and operated Holtz Lime & Gravel for over 25 years. In 1986, they sold the business to their daughter and son-in-law. Bob continued to work part-time as a driver spreading and hauling ag lime to generations of area farmers for many years. He was always proud to tell people about the farms he knew so well and the fields he had traveled many times over the years. Bob and Dorothy enjoyed many great times dancing to their favorite bands – something he always said helped keep him young. In 2005, they moved to Loganville near their daughter. Bob always said that the move was the best as he enjoyed being in the country and watching the farmers plant and harvest. He also enjoyed countless hours fishing at his favorite private pond. Survivors include his wife of nearly 67 years, Dorothy; his daughters: Jean (Earl) Keller, of San Luis Obispo, CA and Sharyl (Darrell) Schlieckau, of Loganville; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. He is also survived by his "little white dog", Dolly, who was his best pal and was beside him to the very end. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Raymond, and his sister, Edith Davis. In keeping with Bob’s wishes, private family funeral services will be held with interment at the Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Robert Carl Holtz graduated in 1941 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Adolph Carl Holtz

M, b. 4 November 1886, d. 24 June 1947
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 November 1886Adolph Carl Holtz was born on 4 November 1886 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1908He married Winifred Dickie circa 1908.
Death24 June 1947Adolph Carl Holtz died on 24 June 1947 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 60.
  • In 1910 at Ableman (Rock Springs), Sauk, Wisconsin, Ableman Band portrait.
    Ableman Band from 1910 - Ableman (Rock Springs), Sauk, WI-Colorized
    Ableman Band from 1910 - Ableman (Rock Springs), Sauk, WI

Children of Adolph Carl Holtz and Winifred Dickie

Winifred Dickie

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1908As of circa 1908,her married name was Holtz.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagecirca 1908Winifred Dickie married Adolph Carl Holtz circa 1908.

Children of Winifred Dickie and Adolph Carl Holtz

Dorothy R. Stackman

F, b. 11 February 1926, d. 6 December 2015
Father*Edward Stackman
Mother*Minnie Shimniok
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 December 1944As of 8 December 1944,her married name was Holtz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 February 1926Dorothy R. Stackman was born on 11 February 1926.
She was the daughter of Edward Stackman and Minnie Shimniok.
Marriage8 December 1944Dorothy R. Stackman married Robert Carl Holtz, son of Adolph Carl Holtz and Winifred Dickie, on 8 December 1944.
Death6 December 2015Dorothy R. Stackman died on 6 December 2015 at age 89 Dorothy R. Holtz, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2015, peacefully at the Sauk County Health Care Center at the age of 89. She was born on February 11, 1926 in Abelman (now Rock Springs), Wisconsin. Dorothy was the oldest child of Edward and Minnie (Shimniok) Stackman. On December 8, 1944, Dorothy married Robert C. Holtz. This marriage was blessed with two daughters: Jean (Earl) Keller, of San Luis Obispo, CA and Sharyl (Darrell) Schlieckau, of Loganville. Dorothy and Robert lived in Reedsburg until moving to the Loganville area to be near their daughter in 2005. Together they owned and operated Holtz Lime and Gravel. In 1986, they sold the family business to their daughter and son-in-law, but Dorothy continued to work and help in the business until 2011. Dorothy was also an accomplished seamstress and worked many years sewing custom draperies at the former Big Store Furnishings in Reedsburg. She later did alterations and tailoring for several area stores and individuals. Dorothy was a soft-spoken, hardworking, kind hearted and giving woman who always put others needs above her own. At a young age, she helped raise her younger sister and brothers after the sudden death of their mother. She enjoyed good times with friends and dancing "the miles away" over the years. She is survived by her daughters; one sister: LaVerne Young, of Kingsville, TX; two brothers: Wayne (Jackie) Stackman, of Boise, ID and Edward (Norma) Stackman, of Muscoda, WI; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is also survived by her little white dog, Dolly. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, on December 5, 2011; her parents and her brother: Arlin Stackman. Pursuant to Dorothy's wishes, private family services will be held. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. Memorials of remembrance to the Sauk County Health Care Center Gazebo Fund would be appreciated. A very heartfelt thank you to the entire family at the Sauk County Health Care Center. We are a blessed community to have this facility, but without the special staff it is only a building. Everyone there – from the administration, maintenance, dietary, housekeeping, nursing and especially dedicated CNAs made her feel very safe this past year and a half in her own little "corner of the world." Each of you truly are angels here on earth. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Raymond Holtz

M, d. before December 2011
Father*Adolph Carl Holtz b. 4 Nov 1886, d. 24 Jun 1947
Mother*Winifred Dickie
Life EventDateDescription
Raymond Holtz was the son of Adolph Carl Holtz and Winifred Dickie.
Deathbefore December 2011Raymond Holtz died before December 2011.