Sharon L. Dietzel

F, b. 4 December 1943, d. 9 July 2015
Sharon (Dietzel) Schrank
Sharon Dietzel (Mrs LeRoy Schrank) 1966
Father*Hugo Dietzel b. 30 Nov 1909, d. 27 Jan 1980
Mother*Charlotte Elizabeth Kleeber b. 3 Apr 1917, d. 28 Oct 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 June 1966As of 11 June 1966,her married name was Schrank.
  • Sharon L. Dietzel was born on 4 December 1943.
  • She was the daughter of Hugo Dietzel and Charlotte Elizabeth Kleeber.
  • Sharon L. Dietzel married Leroy Paul Schrank, son of Paul Ervin Schrank and Alice Emilie Bertha Wagner, on 11 June 1966 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, Sharon Dietzel and LeRoy Schrank marriage announcement.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 20, 1966 - Sharon Dietzel and LeRoy Schrank marriage announcement
  • Sharon L. Dietzel died on 9 July 2015 at age 71 Sharon L. Schrank, age 71, of Reedsburg, died on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Our House Senior Living in Reedsburg. She was born on December 4, 1943 in Madison, the daughter of Hugo and Charlotte (Kleeber) Dietzel. Sharon was a 1962 graduate of Webb High School. She was also a graduate of the Sauk County Normal School and UW – Platteville. On June 11, 1966, she was married to LeRoy P. Schrank. Sharon taught kindergarten at Black Hawk and the Ironton & LaValle Schools for several years. She later worked at Kwik Trip until her retirement. Sharon was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School and doing arts and crafts. Survivors include her two children: Donald (Carrie) Schrank, of Madison and Betsy VanEtten, and her friend: Jeff Stevenson, of Reedsburg; three grandchildren: Emma VanEtten, Nicholas VanEtten and Rheya Schrank; three sisters-in-law: Alana Dietzel, Joanne (Rudy) Brandt and Birdelle Schrank, all of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; her parents; her brother: James Dietzel; an infant sister: Karen Dietzel and a brother-in-law: Ronald Schrank. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Bob Brandhagen officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the First Baptist Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

James Dietzel

M, b. 6 April 1945, d. 20 May 2015
Father*Hugo Dietzel b. 30 Nov 1909, d. 27 Jan 1980
Mother*Charlotte Elizabeth Kleeber b. 3 Apr 1917, d. 28 Oct 1997
  • James Dietzel was born on 6 April 1945.
  • He was the son of Hugo Dietzel and Charlotte Elizabeth Kleeber.
  • James Dietzel died on 20 May 2015 at age 70 James H. Dietzel, age 70, of Reedsburg, was called to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at University Hospital in Madison after an extended illness. He was born on April 6, 1945 in Madison, the son of Hugo and Charlotte (Kleeber) Dietzel. On June 18, 1983, he was married to the former Alana Wrezenski. Jim was a farmer for several years and later worked for Bou-Matic. Lastly, he worked at Schreiber Foods in Richland Center until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and reloading. Jim was a faithful member of the Advent Christian Church in LaValle. Survivors include his wife, Alana; three children: Steven Wrezenski, and his fiance, Shannon Quinlan, of Reedsburg; Kasey (Daniel) DeAces, of Smithville, MO and Elizabeth (Joe) Martinez, of Richland Center; three grandchildren: Noah, Miah and Chandler DeAces; his sister: Sharon Schrank, of Reedsburg; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister: Karen Dietzel and his brother-in-law: LeRoy Schrank. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Advent Christian Church in LaValle with Pastor Richard Johnson officiating. Interment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Advent Christian Church would be appreciated. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of University Hospital and the Reedsburg Area Medical Center for the excellent care given to both Jim and his family. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Karen Dietzel

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Father*Hugo Dietzel b. 30 Nov 1909, d. 27 Jan 1980
Mother*Charlotte Elizabeth Kleeber b. 3 Apr 1917, d. 28 Oct 1997

Dolores L. Meyer

F, b. 15 September 1929, d. 12 May 2015
Father*Paul Meyer
Mother*Elsa M. Hasz b. 7 May 1906, d. 6 Sep 1995
  • Dolores L. Meyer was born on 15 September 1929.
  • She was the daughter of Paul Meyer and Elsa M. Hasz.
  • Dolores L. Meyer married Donald Meyer, son of Paul Meyer and Lydia Harms, on 1 October 1949.
  • Dolores L. Meyer died on 12 May 2015 at age 85 Dolores L. Meyer, age 85, of Reedsburg, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on September 15, 1929, the daughter of Paul and Elsa (Hasz) Meyer. On October 1, 1949, she married the love of her life, Don Meyer. Together they farmed north of Loganville and raised their family. After her family was a little older, she went back to school and received her GED, her CNA certification and then began her twenty year career at the Sauk County Health Care Center. After her husband died, Dolores worked for a few years in the kitchen at the Loganville School serving the children. She was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville, a member of the church choir, Ladies Aid, LWML and the cemetery board. Her hobbies included quilting, reading, spending time with her family and friends, helping with Orphan Grain Train and any other church work. She is survived by two daughters: Ellen (Darrell) DeMars and Lois (Dennis) Rose, both of Reedsburg; six grandchildren: Mike DeMars and Joni, of Loganville; Michelle (Kris) Lierman, of Reedsburg; Melanie DeMars and John, of Lyndon Station; Marcie DeMars and Brad, of Ironton; Daniel Rose and Kim (Chad) Leichtman, both of Reedsburg; six great-grandchildren: Gunther, Addie, Isaac, Olivia, Bryce and Ellie; her brother: Marvin Meyer, of Reedsburg; her sisters: Elaine Stageman, of Beloit and Margaret (Jerry) Christerson, of Tennessee. She is also survived by a sister-in-law: Louise (Richard) Kaun; brother-in-law: Jim Brown; daughter-in-law: Sue Meyer; half-sister: Emma Weible; along with many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don; son: Evan; her parents; an infant sister; her brother: Ray Meyer; sisters: Helen Stoughtenger and Alice Adams; numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John Lutheran Church of Loganville, Sauk County Health Care Center or Orphan Grain Train would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Child of Dolores L. Meyer and Donald Meyer

Marvin Meyer

M, b. 26 July 1928, d. 4 December 2016
Father*Paul Meyer
Mother*Elsa M. Hasz b. 7 May 1906, d. 6 Sep 1995
  • Marvin Meyer was born on 26 July 1928.
  • He was the son of Paul Meyer and Elsa M. Hasz.
  • Marvin Meyer married Dorothy H. Lutterman on 5 August 1949.
  • Marvin Meyer died on 4 December 2016 at age 88 Marvin E. Meyer, age 88, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Our House Senior Living in Reedsburg. He was born on July 26, 1928 in the Township of Reedsburg, the son of Paul and Elsa (Hasz) Meyer. On August 5, 1949, he was married to the former Dorothy H. Lutterman. Marvin was a farmer as well as doing construction work for over fifty years until his retirement. He was a faithful lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville any was active in Luther Laymen's League, A.A.L. and Orphan Grain Train. Marvin enjoyed watching sports on the television. Survivors include his three children: Kathleen (Tom) Genz, of Reedsburg; Richard (Laura) Meyer, of LaValle and Charles (Connie) Meyer, of Reedsburg; eight grandchildren: Brian, Dawn, Michael, Mitchell, Malissa, Steven, Amy and Sarah; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters: Elaine Stageman, of Beloit and Margaret (Gerald) Christerson, of Tennessee; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, on November 11, 2009; his parents; one brother: Ray Meyer and four sisters: Dolores Meyer, Alice Adams, Helen Stoughtenger and infant, Emma Meyer. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, December 9, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Evan Meyer

M, d. before 2015
Father*Donald Meyer b. c 1929, d. b Sep 2013
Mother*Dolores L. Meyer b. 15 Sep 1929, d. 12 May 2015

Ray Meyer

M, d. before 2015
Father*Paul Meyer
Mother*Elsa M. Hasz b. 7 May 1906, d. 6 Sep 1995

Helen Meyer

F, d. before 2015
Father*Paul Meyer
Mother*Elsa M. Hasz b. 7 May 1906, d. 6 Sep 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stoughtenger.

(?) Stoughtenger

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Alice Meyer

F, d. before 2015
Father*Paul Meyer
Mother*Elsa M. Hasz b. 7 May 1906, d. 6 Sep 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Adams.

(?) Adams

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Gerald L. Lehman

M, b. 27 November 1945, d. 19 October 2015
Father*LaVerne F. Lehman d. 30 Apr 1977
Mother*Hazel Montgomery b. 24 Aug 1923, d. 9 May 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerald L. Lehman was also known as Jerry.
  • Gerald L. Lehman was born on 27 November 1945.
  • He was the son of LaVerne F. Lehman and Hazel Montgomery.
  • Gerald L. Lehman died on 19 October 2015 at age 69 Gerald L. "Jerry" Lehman, age 69, of Reedsburg, died on Monday, October 19, 2015 in the Sauk County Health Care Center from complications of a stroke. He was born on November 27, 1945 in Reedsburg, the son of LaVerne "Slim" and Hazel (Montgomery) Lehman. On February 10, 1968, he was married to the former Connie R. Luck. Jerry was a lifelong farmer in the Town of Ironton. He was a longtime board member for the Township of Ironton. Jerry was currently a member of the Sauk County Board of Supervisors. He was past president of the Wisconsin Cattleman's Association and past president of the Wisconsin Shorthorn Association. Jerry was a longtime board member for AMPI and was also a 4-H beef leader for many years. He loved attending national livestock shows. Survivors include his wife, Connie; two sons: Mark (Lisa) Lehman, of Frisco, Texas and Kurt Lehman, of Cazenovia; four grandchildren: Chase, Jack, Ben and Finley; his sister: Marlene (Russ) Glover, of Cape Coral, Florida; other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew: Todd Neises. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, October 23, 2015 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor David Glesne officiating. Private family interment will be held at a later date. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sauk County Beef Project would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

(?) Leake

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Edward A. Schuette

M, b. 11 March 1934, d. 22 March 2015
Edward A Schuette
Father*Arold Carl William Schuette b. c 1901, d. 12 Sep 1979
Mother*Dora Schlieckau b. 24 Aug 1901, d. 4 Apr 1995
  • Edward A. Schuette was born on 11 March 1934 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Arold Carl William Schuette and Dora Schlieckau.
  • Edward A. Schuette died on 22 March 2015 at age 81 Edward A. Schuette, age 81, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. He was born on March 11, 1934 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of Arold and Dorothea (Schlieckau) Schuette. Ed attended Elder Ridge School and was a graduate of Reedsburg High School. From 1955 - 1957 he served his country in the U.S. Army. On October 19, 1957, he was married to the former Mary E. Roewer. Ed operated a dairy farm in rural Rock Springs for many years and later worked at Lands' End until his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Mary; three children: Scott Schuette, and his friend, Julie, of Madison; Lisa (Darrell) Schwandt, of Centennial, Colorado and David (Cynthia) Schuette, of Gloucester, Virginia; three grandchildren: Edward, Trinity and Maj-Britt Schwandt; four sisters: Gertrud Wilhelm, of Sauk City; Eunice Brenner, of Reedsburg; Merry Ann (Leonard) Hanusa, of Reedsburg and Dorothy Mae (Ed) Zobel, of Reedsburg; three brothers: Henry Schuette, of Reedsburg; Verlyn (Karen) Schuette, of Reedsburg and John (Darlene) Schuette, of McHenry, Illinois; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law: Martin and Martha Roewer; and three brothers-in-law: Donald Roewer; Fritz Wilhelm and Henry Brenner. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Rock Springs. The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Fritz Wilhelm

M, d. before 2015
  • Fritz Wilhelm died before 2015.

Henry Brenner

M, d. before 2015
  • Henry Brenner died before 2015.

Martin Roewer

M

Child of Martin Roewer and Martha (?)

Martha (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Roewer.

Child of Martha (?) and Martin Roewer

Shirley R. Fisher

F, d. 5 January 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 February 1952As of 16 February 1952,her married name was Thering.

Wilma Irene Rusch

F, b. 26 October 1921, d. before 2015
Father*Albert Frederich Rusch b. 29 Jan 1889, d. 27 Jan 1975
Mother*Meta Ida Goetz b. 25 Jan 1892, d. 20 Oct 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilma Irene Rusch was also known as Vilma Irene.
Married NameHer married name was Braun.
  • Wilma Irene Rusch married (?) Braun.
  • Wilma Irene Rusch was born on 26 October 1921 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Frederich Rusch and Meta Ida Goetz.
  • Wilma Irene Rusch was baptized on 20 November 1921 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Gilbert O. Schultz and Viola Rusch on 4 October 1936 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Wilma Irene Rusch died before 2015.

(?) Braun

M

John Wade

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Children of John Wade and Ida Wagner

Ida Wagner

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wade.

Children of Ida Wagner and John Wade

Stanley Bernhardt

M, d. before 2015

Bob Wade

M, d. before 2015
Father*John Wade
Mother*Ida Wagner

Delbert Wade

M, d. before 2015
Father*John Wade
Mother*Ida Wagner

Gordon Delbert Craker

M, b. 13 April 1936, d. 7 January 2015
Father*Arthur D. Craker b. 10 Dec 1908, d. 17 Nov 1959
Mother*Loretta E. Ziech b. 27 Mar 1916, d. 24 Feb 1989
  • Gordon Delbert Craker was born on 13 April 1936.
  • He was the son of Arthur D. Craker and Loretta E. Ziech.
  • Gordon Delbert Craker died on 7 January 2015 at age 78 Gordon Delbert Craker, age 78, went to meet his Maker on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center after a long battle with cancer. He was born on April 13, 1936, the oldest of six children to the late Arthur and Loretta (Ziech) Craker. Gordy was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and attended school there before graduating from Reedsburg High School. He worked as a leadman at Hankscraft Company in the Motor Division for 42 years before his retirement. He was married to Ruth Ann Morgan at St. Peter's Church on May 31, 1975. Together they were blessed with seven children and fifteen grandchildren. Gordy's passion was his farm, horses and beef cattle. He enjoyed playing cards, snowmobiling, driving his truck and trailer and camping with family and friends. Together they went on the Richland County Wagon Train for thirty years. They also spent two weeks each year at the Waverly Draft Horse Sale and Simmental Cattle Sales. He enjoyed helping all the young people train and show cattle at the fair. Gordy was a skilled carpenter. He and Ruth harvested all the lumber needed to build their sheds. Gordy and his brother, Don, could build anything. His sons have taken that over now. He will be greatly missed and loved forever by his wife, Ruth; children: Calvin (Sharon) Craker, Keith and Joe, of Reedsburg; Dennis (Ingrid) Craker, Sheldon and Emily, of Reedsburg; Carla (Hubert) Durst, Lindsey and Laura of New Glarus; Douglas (Carmen) Craker, Bridget and Patrick, of New Glarus; Craig (Kristin) Craker, of Iola, and Hailee, of Mosinee; David (Brenda) Craker, Drew, Olivia, Isaac and Luke, of Franklin, TN; Kimberly (Mike) Barreau, Katherine and Maxwell, of Lodi; one brother: Larry (Lila), of Reedsburg; three sisters: Janice (Larry) Horkan and Lois (John) Thompson, both of Reedsburg; Lenore Bauer, of Kenosha; sisters-in-law: Shirley Craker, of Reedsburg; Ramona Liegel, of Elcho; Barbara Morgan, of Johnson Creek and Nancy Morgan, of Wisconsin Dells; special friends: Gary and Sherri Lemmer, of Mosinee; Wayne and Nancy Greenwood, and Carley, of Reedsburg and John Greenwood, of Mission Viego, CA; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Don; brothers-in-law: Bernard Bauer, Everett Morgan, Dale Morgan and Reinald Liegel and his sister-in-law: Janice Gullickson. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at ST. PETER'S EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Friday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Homer Hutchens

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Children of Homer Hutchens and Rachel (?)

Rachel (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hutchens.

Children of Rachel (?) and Homer Hutchens

Margaret (?)

F, d. before 2014
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Norwalk.
  • Margaret (?) married (?) Norwalk.
  • Margaret (?) died before 2014.

Child of Margaret (?) and (?) Norwalk