Henry Donald Brenner

M, b. 14 July 1930, d. 10 January 2007
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameHenry Donald Brenner also went by the name of Hank.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 July 1930Henry Donald Brenner was born on 14 July 1930 at Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1964He married Eunice A. Schuette, daughter of Arold Carl William Schuette and Dora Schlieckau, circa 1964.
Death10 January 2007Henry Donald Brenner died on 10 January 2007 at Wisconsin at age 76 Henry "Hank" Brenner, 76, a resident of Wheeling for 36 years, beloved husband of Eunice Brenner, nee Schuette; loving father of Tom (Robin) Brenner and Jim (Linda) Brenner; cherished grandfather of Colton, Tommie, Olivia and Matthew; dear brother of Kenneth (Marge) Brenner and the late Charles and Luella; uncle of many. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, 10 a.m., at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 181 W. Dundee Rd., Wheeling. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Reedsburg, WI. Visitation Friday, 4 to 8 p.m., at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (2 blocks south of Dundee Rd.), Wheeling.

Darlene (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schuette.

Martin Roewer

M, b. 1894, d. 25 March 1962
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartin Roewer married Martha A. Geisser.
Birth1894Martin Roewer was born in 1894 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death25 March 1962He died on 25 March 1962 at Wisconsin.

Child of Martin Roewer and Martha A. Geisser

Martha A. Geisser

F, b. 27 April 1901, d. 3 July 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Roewer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha A. Geisser married Martin Roewer.
Birth27 April 1901Martha A. Geisser was born on 27 April 1901.
Death3 July 1976She died on 3 July 1976 at age 75.

Child of Martha A. Geisser and Martin Roewer

Shirley Rose Fisher

F, b. 4 February 1927, d. 5 January 1995
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 February 1952As of 16 February 1952,her married name was Thering.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 February 1927Shirley Rose Fisher was born on 4 February 1927 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage16 February 1952She married Raymond A. Thering, son of Albert A. Thering and Elizabeth M. Lins, on 16 February 1952.
Death5 January 1995Shirley Rose Fisher died on 5 January 1995 at age 67.

Florence Genevieve Rusch

F, b. 16 July 1924, d. 6 June 2018
Father*Albert Frederich Rusch b. 29 Jan 1889, d. 27 Jan 1975
Mother*Meta Ida Goetz b. 25 Jan 1892, d. 20 Oct 1992
Florence Rusch - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 June 1948As of 10 June 1948,her married name was Behn.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 July 1924Florence Genevieve Rusch was born on 16 July 1924 at Sauk, Wisconsin, also reported as 15 Jul 1924.
She was the daughter of Albert Frederich Rusch and Meta Ida Goetz.
Baptism17 August 1924Florence Genevieve Rusch was baptized on 17 August 1924 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage10 June 1948She married Walter C. Behn on 10 June 1948.
Death6 June 2018Florence Genevieve Rusch died on 6 June 2018 at age 93 Reedsburg - Florence Behn, age 93, died on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at the Our House Assisted Living in Reedsburg. Florence was born on July 16, 1924 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Albert and Meta (Goetz) Rusch. Florence married Walter C. Behn on June 10, 1948 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Florence was a lifelong member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Florence was a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother and always enjoyed spending time with her family. She enjoyed baking and enjoyed getting visitors while she was living at Our House during the last three years. Survivors include four sons; David (Nancy) Behn of Perkinsville, Vermont; Steve (Linda) Behn of Reedsburg; Warren (Kristi) Behn of Reedsburg and Doug (Helyn) Behn of Lyndon Station; 9 grandchildren; Andrew Behn, Hannah Behn (Bill), Kurt (Brea) Behn, Mark (Mary) Behn, Sue (Gordy) Banta, Sara (Troy) Breneman, Josh (Jodi) Behn, Rachel (Scott) Parrish and Becky (T.J.) Greenwood; 17 great grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter on September 27, 2007 and two sisters, Wilma Braun and Viola Schultz. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at St. John EV. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Beth Voigt. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg and also at the church on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
  • Florence Genevieve Rusch graduated in 1942 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Walter C. Behn

M, b. 21 April 1922, d. 27 September 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 April 1922Walter C. Behn was born on 21 April 1922.
Marriage10 June 1948He married Florence Genevieve Rusch, daughter of Albert Frederich Rusch and Meta Ida Goetz, on 10 June 1948.
Death27 September 2007Walter C. Behn died on 27 September 2007 at age 85.
  • Walter C. Behn graduated in 1940 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, Graduation Announcement.
    Graduation Announcement for John Niemann at Reedsburg High School 1940

Wilma Irene Rusch

F, b. 26 October 1921, d. 25 August 2000
Father*Albert Frederich Rusch b. 29 Jan 1889, d. 27 Jan 1975
Mother*Meta Ida Goetz b. 25 Jan 1892, d. 20 Oct 1992
Wilma Rusch 1939 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilma Irene Rusch was also known as Vilma Irene.
Married NameHer married name was Braun.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilma Irene Rusch married Robert Claud Braun.
Birth26 October 1921Wilma Irene Rusch was born on 26 October 1921 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert Frederich Rusch and Meta Ida Goetz.
Baptism20 November 1921Wilma Irene Rusch was baptized on 20 November 1921 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death25 August 2000She died on 25 August 2000 at age 78.
  • Wilma Irene Rusch 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 graduated in 1939 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Robert Claud Braun

M, b. 4 July 1919, d. 6 September 1987
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert Claud Braun married Wilma Irene Rusch, daughter of Albert Frederich Rusch and Meta Ida Goetz.
Birth4 July 1919Robert Claud Braun was born on 4 July 1919.
Death6 September 1987He died on 6 September 1987 at age 68.

John Wade

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Wade married Ida Wagner.

Children of John Wade and Ida Wagner

Ida Wagner

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wade.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageIda Wagner married John Wade.

Children of Ida Wagner and John Wade

Stanley Bernhardt

M, d. before 2015
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage13 October 1979Stanley Bernhardt married Marian E. Wade, daughter of John Wade and Ida Wagner, on 13 October 1979.
Deathbefore 2015Stanley Bernhardt died before 2015.

Bob Wade

M, d. before 2015
Father*John Wade
Mother*Ida Wagner
Life EventDateDescription
Bob Wade was the son of John Wade and Ida Wagner.
Deathbefore 2015Bob Wade died before 2015.

Delbert Wade

M, d. before 2015
Father*John Wade
Mother*Ida Wagner
Life EventDateDescription
Delbert Wade was the son of John Wade and Ida Wagner.
Deathbefore 2015Delbert Wade died before 2015.

Gordon Delbert Craker

M, b. 13 April 1936, d. 7 January 2015
Father*Arthur Delbert Craker b. 10 Dec 1908, d. 17 Nov 1959
Mother*Loretta E. Ziech b. 27 Mar 1916, d. 24 Feb 1989
Gorden (Gordon) Craker 1954 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 April 1936Gordon Delbert Craker was born on 13 April 1936.
He was the son of Arthur Delbert Craker and Loretta E. Ziech.
Death7 January 2015Gordon 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.
  • Gordon Delbert Craker graduated in 1954 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Homer Hutchens

M, b. circa 1910
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHomer Hutchens married Rachel (?).
Birthcirca 1910Homer Hutchens was born circa 1910 at Wisconsin.

Children of Homer Hutchens and Rachel (?)

Rachel (?)

F, b. circa 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hutchens.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRachel (?) married Homer Hutchens.
Birthcirca 1914Rachel (?) was born circa 1914 at Wisconsin.

Children of Rachel (?) and Homer Hutchens

Margaret (?)

F, b. 1920, d. 23 July 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Norwalk.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret (?) married (?) Norwalk.
Birth1920Margaret (?) was born in 1920.
Death23 July 1973She died on 23 July 1973.

Child of Margaret (?) and (?) Norwalk

(?) Norwalk

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Norwalk married Margaret (?).

Child of (?) Norwalk and Margaret (?)

Melvin Norwalk

M, b. 9 September 1940, d. 23 August 1993
Father*(?) Norwalk
Mother*Margaret (?) b. 1920, d. 23 Jul 1973
Melvin Norwalk 1958 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMelvin Norwalk was also known as Tom.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 September 1940Melvin Norwalk was born on 9 September 1940.
He was the son of (?) Norwalk and Margaret (?).
Death23 August 1993Melvin Norwalk died on 23 August 1993 at age 52.
  • Melvin Norwalk graduated in 1958 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

James Hutchens

M, b. circa 1933
Father*Homer Hutchens b. c 1910
Mother*Rachel (?) b. c 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames Hutchens was also known as Jim.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJames Hutchens married Valeria A. Weidman, daughter of Grier M. Weidman and Adeline E. Bergman.
Birthcirca 1933James Hutchens was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Homer Hutchens and Rachel (?).

Valeria A. Weidman

F, b. circa 1935
Father*Grier M. Weidman d. 27 Feb 1992
Mother*Adeline E. Bergman b. 26 Sep 1914, d. 7 Nov 2006
Valeria A Weidman - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationValeria A. Weidman was also known as Valera.
Married NameHer married name was Hutchens.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageValeria A. Weidman married James Hutchens, son of Homer Hutchens and Rachel (?).
Birthcirca 1935Valeria A. Weidman was born circa 1935.
She was the daughter of Grier M. Weidman and Adeline E. Bergman.
  • Valeria A. Weidman graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Marcella E. Spohnholz

F, b. 12 January 1926, d. 12 January 2014
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 January 1926Marcella E. Spohnholz was born on 12 January 1926.
She was the daughter of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
Death12 January 2014Marcella E. Spohnholz died on 12 January 2014 at age 88 Marcella E. Spohnholtz, age 88, of Loganville, died on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at University Hospital in Madison. She was born on January 12, 1926 in Loganville, the daughter of Emil and Emma (Borth) Spohnholtz. Marcella was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. She enjoyed quilting, cats, gardening and flowers. Survivors include her sister: Ella (Bill) Zimmerman, of Reedsburg; her sister-in-law: Lorna Spohnholtz, of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Harold, Edwin and Walter; and two sisters: Ruth Hintz and Lucille Post. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Christopher Miller officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. Memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ella Spohnholz

F, b. 7 October 1922, d. 2 October 2016
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 October 1941As of 24 October 1941,her married name was Zimmerman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1922Ella Spohnholz was born on 7 October 1922.
She was the daughter of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
Marriage24 October 1941Ella Spohnholz married Bill Zimmerman on 24 October 1941.
Death2 October 2016Ella Spohnholz died on 2 October 2016 at Wisconsin at age 93 Ella M. Zimmerman, age 93, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. She was born on October 7, 1922 in Loganville, the daughter of Emil and Emma (Borth) Spohnholtz. On October 24, 1941, she was married to William Zimmerman Sr. Ella enjoyed reading, baking, playing cards, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and watching Badger basketball. She and Bill enjoyed going out to eat and visiting with people. Ella also loved children and provided daycare for many years. She was a faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Survivors include her seventeen children: Reginald (Betty), of Baraboo; Marion Zimmerman, of Reedsburg; Carol (Ed) Plachetka, of Weyauwega; Barbara Zimmerman, of Reedsburg; William Jr. (Sharon), of Reedsburg; Connie Zimmerman, of Reedsburg; Donna (Bill) Angell, of Colorado; Gary (Cealle), of Kentucky; James (Karen), of Reedsburg; David, of Reedsburg; Sue (Mike) Schultz, of Reedsburg; Karen (Paul) Mullikin, of Arcadia; Richard, of Reedsburg; Robert (Debra), of Nevada; Sandra Bauer, of Reedsburg; Dawn (Rick) Brandt, of Reedsburg and Thomas (Carla), of Necedah; her son-in-law: Merrill LaQue, of Montana; 41 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; her sister-in-law: Lorna Spohnholtz, of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, on December 18, 2015; her daughter: Lois LaQue; two grandsons; her parents; 3 brothers: Edwin, Walter and Harold Spohnholtz; and 3 sisters: Ruth Heinz, Lucille Post and Marcella Spohnholtz. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, October 7, 2016 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran Church or School would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Bill Zimmerman

M, b. 7 May 1921, d. 18 December 2015
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 May 1921Bill Zimmerman was born on 7 May 1921.
Marriage24 October 1941He married Ella Spohnholz, daughter of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth, on 24 October 1941.
Death18 December 2015Bill Zimmerman died on 18 December 2015 at age 94.

Harold Spohnholz

M, d. before 2014
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Harold Spohnholz was the son of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
Deathbefore 2014Harold Spohnholz died before 2014.

Edwin Spohnholz

M, d. before 2014
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Edwin Spohnholz was the son of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
Deathbefore 2014Edwin Spohnholz died before 2014.

Walter H. Spohnholz

M, b. 29 June 1915, d. 25 August 1986
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 June 1915Walter H. Spohnholz was born on 29 June 1915 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
Death25 August 1986Walter H. Spohnholz died on 25 August 1986 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 71.

Ruth Spohnholz

F, d. before 2014
Father*Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz b. 8 Oct 1878, d. 27 Mar 1950
Mother*Emma Alvine Borth b. 5 Jul 1886, d. 15 Sep 1966
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hintz.
Life EventDateDescription
Ruth Spohnholz was the daughter of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.
MarriageRuth Spohnholz married (?) Hintz.
Deathbefore 2014Ruth Spohnholz died before 2014.

(?) Hintz

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Hintz married Ruth Spohnholz, daughter of Ludwig Ferdinand Emil Spohnholz and Emma Alvine Borth.