Veronica Roessler

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Father*Anthony James Roessler b. 2 Feb 1894, d. 1 Nov 1977
Mother*Apollonia G. Schmitz b. 3 Nov 1894, d. 22 Feb 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Junion.

Robert Junion

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRobert Junion was also known as Bob.

Gerald W. Gruber

M, b. 7 October 1951, d. 29 May 1998
Gerald W (Jerry) Gruber
Father*Wilbert A. Gruber b. 1923, d. 29 Nov 1977
Mother*Mary Ann Roessler b. 8 Sep 1926, d. 11 Jan 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGerald W. Gruber was also known as Jerry.
  • Gerald W. Gruber was born on 7 October 1951 at Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Wilbert A. Gruber and Mary Ann Roessler.
  • Gerald W. Gruber died on 29 May 1998 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 46 Gerald W Gruber obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal May 30, 1998 - Gerald W Gruber obituary

Irene Roessler

F, d. before 2016
Father*Anthony James Roessler b. 2 Feb 1894, d. 1 Nov 1977
Mother*Apollonia G. Schmitz b. 3 Nov 1894, d. 22 Feb 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Goodlett.

Charles Goodlett

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Gus Louis

M, d. after 1972
Father*Henry Louis d. a 1972
Mother*Katherine M. Honer b. Aug 1895, d. 10 Sep 1972

Leslie Mueller

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeslie Mueller was also known as Les.

Leslie Neefe

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeslie Neefe was also known as Les.

John Horkan

M, d. before 2016
Father*John B. Horkan b. 6 Oct 1896, d. 28 Sep 1985
Mother*Bernice B. Lada b. 1914

Helen B. Horkan

F, b. 1934
Helen B Horkan - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Father*John B. Horkan b. 6 Oct 1896, d. 28 Sep 1985
Mother*Bernice B. Lada b. 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Knuth.
     Helen B. Horkan graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Eugene Knuth

M, b. 24 June 1930, d. 31 October 2005
Father*Emil Wilhelm Karl Knuth b. 30 Nov 1898, d. 4 May 1972
Mother*Theresa Fitzgerald b. 1894, d. 17 Nov 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEugene Knuth was also known as Gene.

Bernadine Mae Horkan

F, b. 28 February 1937, d. 4 September 2017
Bernadine Horkan 1954 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*John B. Horkan b. 6 Oct 1896, d. 28 Sep 1985
Mother*Bernice B. Lada b. 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Walsh.
  • Bernadine Mae Horkan was born on 28 February 1937.
  • She was the daughter of John B. Horkan and Bernice B. Lada.
  • Bernadine Mae Horkan died on 4 September 2017 at age 80 Bernadine Mae Walsh, age 80, of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Fair View Nursing Home in Mauston, Wisconsin.
    Bernie Mae Walsh was born on February 28, 1937 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to John B. and Bernice (Lada) Horkan. She was raised on a farm in the town of Dellona in Sauk County and graduated from Reedsburg High School. She later received her teaching certificate from the Sauk County Normal School and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

    Bernie taught school in a one-room school outside of Reedsburg after college and continued to be an advocate of education after she left Reedsburg and served on the Mauston School Board for several years.

    Bernie was active member of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, Altar Society and Sodality. For many years, she served on the board of directors for Lindina Mutual Insurance. She was also an outstanding homemaker, seamstress, baker and cook; and was a member of Sevenweir Homemakers Club for more than 50 years where she led that group in many community activities and projects.
    Bernie was extremely proud of her Irish Heritage. She was a long-time member of the South Central Shamrock Club and was awarded the club’s Irish Rose Award. She was passionate about genealogy and researched and compiled an extensive genealogy for the Horkan Family that dates back to her ancestral roots in Ireland, all without the aid of a computer.

    Bernie is survived by Bob, her husband of 56 years; daughter, Deb (Luke) Hensler of Portage and son, Mark of Lyndon Station. She has two grandsons; Dayne and Hayes Hensler of Portage.
    Bernie is further survived by her sister, Helen Knuth; her brothers, Larry (Janice) Horkan and Ed (Judy) Horkan and sister-in-law, Lois Horkan, all of Reedsburg. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

    Bernie was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jed, John, brother-in-law, Gene Knuth, sisters-in-law, Margaret Scully and Sister Mary Walsh.
    Special thanks must be given to the “Army of Angels” at Fairview Nursing Home in Mauston, who provided round-the-clock care for the past several years and have become part of our family. Dr. Timothy Hinton also needs to be thanked for his honesty, compassion and friendship.

    Visitation will be held from 9-11 AM on Friday, September 15th at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Lyndon Station, Wisconsin. A funeral mass will take place at 11 AM. A private burial will be held at a later time.

    Memorials can be made to Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, Lyndon Station, Wisconsin.
     Bernadine Mae Horkan graduated in 1954 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Juanita A. Vogel

F, b. 12 March 1924, d. 29 April 2016
Juanita Vogel - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1942
Father*George Hans Vogel b. 6 Jul 1900, d. 31 Jul 1973
Mother*Leona Radloff b. 1903, d. 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 October 1949As of 1 October 1949,her married name was Oetzman.
  • Juanita A. Vogel was born on 12 March 1924.
  • She was the daughter of George Hans Vogel and Leona Radloff.
  • Juanita A. Vogel married Dean R. Oetzman on 1 October 1949.
  • Juanita A. Vogel died on 29 April 2016 at age 92 Juanita A. Oetzman, age 92, formerly of LaValle, died on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Elroy. She was born on March 12, 1924 near Lime Ridge, the daughter of George and Leona (Radloff) Vogel. She was baptized on June 20, 1925 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg and later confirmed there on April 10, 1938. Juanita was a 1942 graduate of Reedsburg High School and a 1944 graduate of Sauk County Normal School. She taught for five years in rural one room schools. Jaunita was also a substitute teacher in the Reedsburg School District for many years. On October 1, 1949, she was married to Dean R. Oetzman. Three boys and twin daughters were born to this union. Juanita gave her time and talents for the Lord. She was a 4-H leader, belonged to the Homemakers Club, was a volunteer literacy reading tutor, was a lifetime Reedsburg Hospital Auxiliary member and served on the LaValle Township Election Board for many years. She was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church where she was active in the Ladies Aid, altar guild, taught Sunday School, worked with the quilt tying group, belonged to the Lutheran Womens Missionary League, Lutheran Laymens League, the bible study group and helped packed for the Orphan Grain Train. Survivors include her four children: Dan Oetzman, of Hillsboro; Gary (Debra) Oetzman, of Lodi; Randy Oetzman, of Portage and Connie Oetzman, of Shakopee, MN; eight grandchildren: Scott, Jason, Melanie, Ben, Casey, Ali, Isaac and Emily; four great grandchildren:Jaxson, Arbella, Harrison and Steven; her brother: Dale Vogel, of Reedsburg; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean, on January 9, 2009; her daughter: Bonnie Oetzman; her daughter-in-law: Shirley Oetzman; one grandson: Steven Oetzman; and one brother: Chester (Joyce) Vogel. Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church in LaValle with Pastor Robert Butler officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Juanita A. Vogel graduated in 1942 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Child of Juanita A. Vogel and Dean R. Oetzman

Dean R. Oetzman

M, b. 15 April 1923, d. 9 January 2009
  • Dean R. Oetzman was born on 15 April 1923.
  • He married Juanita A. Vogel, daughter of George Hans Vogel and Leona Radloff, on 1 October 1949.
  • Dean R. Oetzman died on 9 January 2009 at age 85 Dean R. Oetzman, age 85, of LaValle, died on Friday, January 9, 2009 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on April 15, 1923 in the Town of Freedom, Sauk County, the oldest child of John and Nellie (Brooks) Oetzman. He was baptized on June 29, 1924 in the German Methodist Church, Town of Westfield. He was confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, on March 19, 1950. Soon after that, he joined Zion Lutheran Church in LaValle where he has been an active and faithful member. He served on various boards and committees at Zion. He served on the building committee when the new church was built in 1955. On October 1, 1949, he was united in marriage to the former Juanita A. Vogel. They bought a farm north of LaValle. Three boys and twin daughters were born to this union. Dean served on the old Sand school board before it closed in 1963. In 1958, the DNR appointed him an Emergency Fire Warden, where he served until 2004. He had served as a delegate to the South Wisconsin Coop for three years. He served as president and secretary of the Vacationland Zone, Lutheran Laymens League. He was appointed director at large of the district Lutheran Laymens League board in 1997. Dean was proud to have received the Lutheran Laymens League, layman of the year award in 2001. He served on the Reedsburg Equity Coop board from 1960 to 1969. He was Constable for the Town of LaValle from 1972 to 1981. During this time he also served as special deputy sheriff for Sauk County. He served on the Town of LaValle board for 14 years. Dean started collecting license plates in 1973. He joined the Automobile License Plate Collectors Club in 1974. He was instrumental in getting the Dairyland License Plate Collectors Club started and served, as it's first president. Dean worked for Friede Brothers Construction Company for 27 years retiring as job superintendent in 1989. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; four children: Dan (Shirley) Oetzman, of Hillsboro; Gary (Debra) Oetzman, of Lodi; Randy Oetzman, of Portage and Connie Oetzman, of St. Peter, Minnesota; eight grandchildren: Scott, Jason, Melanie, Ben, Casey, Ali, Isaac and Emily; two brothers: Paul (Dorothy) Oetzman, of Prairie du Sac and Fred Oetzman, of Anchorage, Alaska; one sister: Ruth Mahler, of Madison; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter: Bonnie Oetzman and one grandson: Steven Oetzman. Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 14, 2008, at ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH in LaValle with Rev. Robert Butler officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Child of Dean R. Oetzman and Juanita A. Vogel

Bonnie Oetzman

F, b. 1961, d. 13 May 1978
Father*Dean R. Oetzman b. 15 Apr 1923, d. 9 Jan 2009
Mother*Juanita A. Vogel b. 12 Mar 1924, d. 29 Apr 2016

Chester Vogel

M, b. 24 November 1926, d. 25 December 2006
Chester Vogel - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1944
Father*George Hans Vogel b. 6 Jul 1900, d. 31 Jul 1973
Mother*Leona Radloff b. 1903, d. 1998
  • Chester Vogel was born on 24 November 1926 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of George Hans Vogel and Leona Radloff.
  • Chester Vogel married Joyce Wettstein on 16 October 1948.
  • Chester Vogel died on 25 December 2006 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 80.
     Chester Vogel graduated in 1944 at Reedsburg High School, Reedburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Joyce Wettstein

F, b. 27 September 1925, d. 20 January 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 October 1948As of 16 October 1948,her married name was Vogel.
  • Joyce Wettstein was born on 27 September 1925.
  • She married Chester Vogel, son of George Hans Vogel and Leona Radloff, on 16 October 1948.
  • Joyce Wettstein died on 20 January 2011 at age 85 Joyce H. Vogel, 85, of Reedsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center.

    She was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Baraboo, the daughter of Roy and Lillian Johnson Wettstein. She was married to Chester R. Vogel Oct. 16, 1948, in Baraboo. The marriage was blessed with two children.

    She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg and was active with the ladies aid group. She had a love for music, for family and a special love for her children and her grandson.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Chet, who died Dec. 25, 2006.

    She is survived by her children, Ron Vogel of Verona and JoLynn Fauerbach of Reedsburg; a grandson, Nicholas Fauerbach; a sister, Joan (James) Pope of Dodgeville; a brother and sister-in-law, Dale (Mae) Vogel of Reedsburg and Juanita Oetzman of Hillsboro; a cousin, Phyllis Stanton of Baraboo; and other cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg, with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery.

    Friends may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Monday.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church or Home Health Hospice.

    Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Bob Meyer

M, d. before 2016
Father*Lawrence M. Meyer
Mother*Rosalie Jaquish b. 19 Jul 1924, d. 23 Mar 2016

(?) Dreischmeier

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Duane Klitzke

M, d. before 2016
Father*David A. Klitzke b. 27 Nov 1935, d. 12 Mar 2016

Deborah Klitzke

F, d. before 2016
Father*David A. Klitzke b. 27 Nov 1935, d. 12 Mar 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bock.

(?) Bock

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Lawrence H. Kruse

M, b. 17 September 1935, d. 5 March 2016
Father*Alfred Kruse b. c Dec 1909, d. b 2003
Mother*Edna Krey b. c 1915, d. b 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLawrence H. Kruse was also known as Larry.
  • Lawrence H. Kruse was born on 17 September 1935 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Alfred Kruse and Edna Krey.
  • Lawrence H. Kruse died on 5 March 2016 at age 80 Lawrence H. "Larry" Kruse, age 80, of Loganville, died on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center after many years of dealing with Parkinson's Disease and other health issues. He was the son of Alfred and Edna (Krey) Kruse and farmed the family farm all his life. He was a graduate of the Prairie du Sac High School. Larry served in the Wisconsin National Guard and was part of Berlin Crisis being called up with the 32nd Division in Fort Lewis, WA. He was a devoted husband of 46 years to Phyllis nee: Luedtke, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa "PaPa." Larry was an innovative, progressive, positive thinking man who had a deep passion for farming and green machinery. He was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Leland where he had served on the church council. Larry was involved in farm organizations and enjoyed hunting, traveling, country music and watching the Badgers, Packers and Brewers on TV. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; his children: Melanie (Paul) Berry, of Baraboo, Laren and Derek, of Loganville; grandchildren: Kayla, Kailey and Kyle; his great-granddaughter: London; sisters: Carol (John) Anderson, of Spring Green and Beverly (Donald) Meyer, of Loganville; his sister-in-law: Sandra (Robert) Molitor, of Reedsburg; aunts: LaVera Krey, of Loganville and Dorothy Krey, of Spring Green; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law: Allen Klitzke. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Leland with Pastor Erich Hartenberger officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery with military honors provided by the Reedsburg Veterans Honor Guard. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the WI Parkinson's Association, Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center or St. John Lutheran Church. The family would like to thank the staff at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center for their outstanding care of Larry. Also a special thanks to Chester Burchardt for all the times he helped Pa. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Gertrude Struck

F, b. 20 July 1920, d. 10 June 2004
Gertrude Struck 1939 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 June 1941As of 18 June 1941,her married name was Schneider.
     Gertrude Struck graduated in 1939 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Crystal E. Schneider

F, d. 29 August 1999
Father*Edward M. Schneider b. c 1893
Mother*Ellen F. Hirn b. c 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 May 1951As of 23 May 1951,her married name was Herritz.

Child of Crystal E. Schneider and Julius Herritz

Julius Herritz

M, b. 17 June 1929, d. 23 May 2016
Father*Carl Herritz b. c 1889
Mother*Emma Schneider b. c 1893
  • Julius Herritz was born on 17 June 1929 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Carl Herritz and Emma Schneider.
  • Julius Herritz married Crystal E. Schneider, daughter of Edward M. Schneider and Ellen F. Hirn, on 23 May 1951.
  • Julius Herritz died on 23 May 2016 at age 86 Julius G. Herritz, 86, of Reedsburg, died on Monday, May 23, 2016, in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center.

    He was born on June 17, 1929, in the town of Westfield, the son of Carl and Emma (Schneider) Herritz. Julius was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving with the United States Army. On May 23, 1951, he was married to the former Crystal E. Schneider. She preceded him in death on Aug. 29, 1999. He later married the former Adeline Kennedy Schultz on Jan. 18, 2002. Julius worked for the Sauk County Highway Department for over 30 years until his retirement. He was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and also an active member of the Reedsburg Veterans of Foreign Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. Julius enjoyed traveling and looked forward to his 25th Infantry Army reunions. He was also very proud to have raised two generations of children.

    Survivors include his wife, Adeline; two children, Gary (Kathy) Herritz of Warrens and Denise (Brian) Grinder of Reedsburg; three grandsons, Andre, Gary and Josh (Darlene) Herritz; two great-grandchildren, Noah and Emma Herritz and their mother, Emily; two stepdaughters, Brenda (Victor) Spizman of Nevada and Ruth Wolfe of California; two sisters, Betty Mann of Iowa and Mercedes Wagner of Wisconsin Dells; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    He was also preceded in death by his parents; son, Douglas Herritz; brother, Leonard Herritz; and sister, Evelyn Albers.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery with military honors provided by the Reedsburg VFW. There will be a visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or School would be appreciated.

    The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Child of Julius Herritz and Crystal E. Schneider

James Whalen

M, d. before 2016
Father*James J. Whalen b. 11 Mar 1890, d. 2 Jun 1969
Mother*Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 26 Nov 1952

Edward Harold Gall

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Father*Harold M. Gall b. c 1926, d. 6 Jul 2013
Mother*Jean R. Westerwald b. 6 Apr 1928, d. 1 Jan 2016

Charles Westerwald

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Child of Charles Westerwald and Gladys Fish

Gladys Fish

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Westerwald.

Child of Gladys Fish and Charles Westerwald