John Patcle

M, d. 27 May 1969
Father*Frank T. Patcle Sr. b. 20 Dec 1882, d. 25 Sep 1971
Mother*Anna A. Knockel b. c 1892, d. 27 Apr 1961

Joe Leeser

M, d. before 2008
Father*Leo Bernhard Leeser b. 25 Apr 1878, d. 1957
Mother*Dora Amelia Duve b. 5 Oct 1885, d. 28 Sep 1980

David Reinecke

M

Children of David Reinecke and Laura Turner

Laura Turner

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reinecke.

Children of Laura Turner and David Reinecke

William Reinecke

M, b. 31 October 1930, d. 27 June 2017
Father*David Reinecke
Mother*Laura Turner
  • William Reinecke was born on 31 October 1930.
  • He was the son of David Reinecke and Laura Turner.
  • William Reinecke died on 27 June 2017 at age 86 The family of William L. "Bill" Reinecke, age 86 of Lancaster, regretfully announce his death on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, grateful that he passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family at Manor Care in Platteville. He was born October 31, 1930, the son of David and Laura (Turner) Reinecke. He was a man of his generation, growing up during the Great Depression. Bill graduated from Potosi High School, and furthered his education at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa with a degree in Economics. He enlisted in the United States Naval Reserves during the Korean Conflict. Upon his return stateside, Bill then attended University of Wisconsin Madison, where he received his Law Degree. In April of 1967, he realized one of his life's dreams when he was sworn in as Judge of Grant County, a role that defined him for the rest of his life. He was united in marriage to his loving and devoted wife Eleanor S. "Ele" Cook on July 10, 1982. He was a member of the Potosi Fire Department and Potosi State Bank Board of Directors. He enjoyed time spent golfing, fishing, hunting, boating, and playing a good game of euchre. He is best known by his family for his caring love of them.

    He leaves a large and loving family who will miss his presence in their lives including his loving wife, Eleanor; his children Beth (Mitch) Hochhausen, David (Kim), Mark (Tammy), Mike (Laura) Reinecke, Faye (Dan) Patzner, Tim (Rhonda) and Tom (Angie) Reinecke; his stepchildren, Dawn Lomas, Fred (Heidi), and Todd (Kim) Yocum; 30 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; his sister, Mary Langkamp, and a brother-in-law, Mert Kaiser.

    In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his son, Paul; sister Jane Kaiser; and brother-in-law, LeRoy Langkamp.

    Funeral services were held on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster, with Rev. John Sasse officiating. Burial was in the St. Clement Cemetery. Family and friends called on Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster, is assisting the family. In lieu of plants and flowers a William L. Reinecke memorial fund has been established.

Jane Reinecke

F, b. 22 July 1932, d. 15 March 2016
Father*David Reinecke
Mother*Laura Turner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 May 1952As of 25 May 1952,her married name was Kaiser.
  • Jane Reinecke was born on 22 July 1932.
  • She was the daughter of David Reinecke and Laura Turner.
  • Jane Reinecke married Merlin P. Kaiser on 25 May 1952 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Jane Reinecke died on 15 March 2016 at age 83.

Merlin P. Kaiser

M, b. 26 May 1932, d. 19 July 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMerlin P. Kaiser was also known as Mert.
  • Merlin P. Kaiser was born on 26 May 1932.
  • He married Jane Reinecke, daughter of David Reinecke and Laura Turner, on 25 May 1952 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • Merlin P. Kaiser died on 19 July 2018 at age 86.

Carl J. Reuter

M, b. 23 October 1920, d. 12 July 2014
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
  • Carl J. Reuter was born on 23 October 1920.
  • He was the son of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.
  • Carl J. Reuter died on 12 July 2014 at age 93 Carl J. Reuter, age 93, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster. He was born on October 23, 1920, the son of William and Josephine (Stelpflug) Reuter. Carl grew up on a farm near Tennyson in Paris Township. He attended St. Andrew Catholic School. Later, he and his parents moved to Bloomington. On June 30, 1956, Carl was united in marriage to Helene Baker at Cherry Mound which is in rural Harpers Ferry. Carl worked as a farmer most of his life in Bloomington Township, but also worked at Effigy Mounds in 1957. When he and Helene retired from farming, they moved into the Village of Bloomington and built a house across from St. Marys Catholic Church and School. In his younger years, Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping. In his later years, he enjoyed watching baseball and although he wouldnt admit it, he was a Cubs fan. Carl also loved the animals he raised, especially the cows.

    Survivors include his loving wife, Helene Reuter, Bloomington; their children: JoEllen Reuter, Dubuque, IA; Ed (Lucy) Reuter, Lake Stevens, WA, and their children, Tom and Lynn; Jane Reuter of Littleton, CO, and her son, Robby; Nancy (Jon) Brost, Nekoosa, and their children, Aaron and Lexi; sisters-in-law, Darlene Reuter, Bagley; Marie Dorsch, Chicago, IL; many nieces and nephews.

    In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brothers, Cletus and Reaferd Reuter and his sister, Catherine Zenz.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial was in St. Marys Cemetery, Bloomington. Family and friends called on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Bloomington where a 3:45 p.m. Scripture Service was held. Friends also called on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Bloomington is assisting the family. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Carl J. Reuter Memorial Fund has been established.

Cletus B. Reuter

M, b. 6 June 1932, d. 17 June 2011
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
  • Cletus B. Reuter was born on 6 June 1932 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of William Bernard Reuter and Josephine Marie Stelpflug.
  • Cletus B. Reuter died on 17 June 2011 at age 79 Cletus B. Reuter, 79, of Bagley, WI, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at UW Hospital in Madison. He was born on June 6, 1932, in Potosi, a son of William and Josephine (Stelphflug) Reuter.

    Cletus moved the Bloomington area when he was five years old. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the American Legion.

    Cletus married Darlene Zenz in 1957.

    He owned his own trucking business and farmed until his retirement.

    Cletus is survived by his wife, Darlene; four sons, Jeff (Kris) and Joe (Gerri), both of Lancaster, Jim (Diane) and Jack (Patience), both of Denver, CO; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.

    A memorial mass was held at 10 am on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington, with Father John Meinholtz officiating. Burial with Military Honors was in Bloomington Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 7 pm on Monday, June 20, at St. Mary's, with a prayer service at 7 pm, and one hour prior to the mass at church on Tuesday. Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington is serving his family.

Reaferd Reuter

M, d. before 2014
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964

Catherine Reuter

F, d. before 2014
Father*William Bernard Reuter b. 27 Sep 1894, d. 8 Jul 1980
Mother*Josephine Marie Stelpflug b. 30 Apr 1897, d. 10 Nov 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Zenz.

(?) Zenz

M

Irvin Bernard Reuter

M, b. 2 February 1923, d. 14 December 2014
Father*George Englebert Reuter b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 10 May 1963
Mother*Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher b. 29 Mar 1899, d. 11 Jun 1988
  • Irvin Bernard Reuter was born on 2 February 1923 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of George Englebert Reuter and Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher.
  • Irvin Bernard Reuter married Elaine Anna McKelvey on 10 May 1948 Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 17, 1948 - Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement
  • Irvin Bernard Reuter died on 14 December 2014 at Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 91.

Elaine Anna McKelvey

F, b. 6 February 1923, d. 27 September 2008
Mrs Irvin Reuter (Elaine McKelvey) 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 May 1948As of 10 May 1948,her married name was Reuter.
  • Elaine Anna McKelvey was born on 6 February 1923 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She married Irvin Bernard Reuter, son of George Englebert Reuter and Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher, on 10 May 1948 Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald May 17, 1948 - Elaine McKelvey and Irvin Reuter marriage announcement
  • Elaine Anna McKelvey died on 27 September 2008 at age 85 Elaine Anna Reuter, age 85, of Lancaster, died suddenly on Saturday, September 27, 2008, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster. She was born on February 6, 1923, in Potosi, the daughter of Roy and Esther (Koeller) McKelvey. On May 10, 1948, Elaine married Irvin Reuter at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Tennyson. She worked as a bookkeeper for Bailey Oil Company in Lancaster before marrying and raising her family. She also did assessing bookwork for S. Lancaster Township for twenty-eight years. Irvin and Elaine lived most of their married life on the Becher farm south of Lancaster until two years ago, when they moved into Lancaster. She enjoyed gardening and growing flowers and playing games on her computer. Most of all, she loved the visits from her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Irvin, Lancaster; her seven children: Steve Reuter, Milwaukee; Gary (Barb Schneider) Reuter, Lancaster; Kay (Dave) Krohn, Madison; Sue (Steve) Devine, Wisconsin Rapids; Dave (Deb Now) Reuter, Lancaster; Alan (Jan) Reuter, Yankton, SD; Marianne (Kevin) Klais, Fennimore; twelve grandchildren: Scott (Katie) Reuter and Angela Reuter all of Lancaster; Jen (Travis) Higgins, Weston; Gina (Jason) Caldwell, Eau Claire; Matthew Reuter, Salt Lake City, UT; Andrew (Abby Johnson) Reuter, Platteville; Michael and Katherine Krohn, both of Madison; Bethany, Marissa, Saralyn, and Trenten Klais, all of Fennimore; four great-grandchildren: Lexie, Julia, and Jacob Higgins, Weston and Austin Reuter, Lancaster; her brother: Donald (Mary) McKelvey, Lancaster; brothers and sisters-in-law: John Stuer, Dubuque, IA; Eileen Reuter, Potosi; Ruth (Don) Cox, Dubuque, IA; Don Reuter, Apache Junction, AZ; Donna Mae Reuter, Dickeyville; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

    In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Stuer, a brother-in-law, Francis Reuter, and a sister-in-law, Bernadette Reuter.

    Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 4, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Friends called on Friday, October 3, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home, Lancaster. Friends also called on Saturday, October 4, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Don Cox

M, d. before 2014
  • Don Cox died before 2014.

Francis Reuter

M, b. before 1933, d. before 2014
Father*George Englebert Reuter b. 8 Jan 1896, d. 10 May 1963
Mother*Elizabeth Marie Glasmacher b. 29 Mar 1899, d. 11 Jun 1988

Francis B. Richgels

M, b. 7 June 1918, d. 31 July 2008
Father*Barney Richgels d. a Nov 1960
  • Francis B. Richgels was born on 7 June 1918 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Barney Richgels.
  • Francis B. Richgels married Catherine Weber on 2 September 1941.
  • Francis B. Richgels died on 31 July 2008 at age 90 Francis B. Richgels, age 90, of Lancaster, died on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center in Madison. He was born on June 7, 1918, in Fennimore, the son of Barney and Elizabeth (Bunzel) Richgels. On September 2, 1941, Francis married Catherine Weber at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Madison. She died on March 18, 1997. He served in the United States Army during World War II. After his service in the army, Francis and Catherine became residents of Lancaster, where he became an independent insurance agent in 1952, owned and operated the F.B. Richgels Agency until 1975, when the agency name was changed to the Richgels Schaefer Agency, Inc. Francis retired from the insurance business in 1992.

    Francis was active in the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Wisconsin and the Southwest Wisconsin Insurance Agents Association. He served on the Lancaster Zoning Board of Appeals for twenty years and as a volunteer for the cancer drives and the United Way. He was also a board member of the Grant Regional Health Center Foundation, where he was instrumental in initiating the health center golf outing which continues as an annual event. In 1987, Francis served as co-chair of the Capital Fundraising Campaign for the current health center. He was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, where he served as a parish trustee on the finance committee, and on the Special Gifts Campaign. Francis served as a member of the Diocesan Strategic Planning Committee and was a member and former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 2820.

    Survivors include his children: Bernadette Ann (Thomas) Schaefer, and Kathryn Elizabeth (Robert) Mumm, both of Lancaster; Thomas Bernard (Karla) Richgels, Madison; Paul Anthony (Jayne) Richgels, DeForest; Michael Joseph (Ann) Richgels, Onalaska; and Teresa Ruth (Loren) Alderson, Fennimore; twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; one son-in-law, Al Turner, Rockville, MD; two brothers: Lawras Richgels, Madison; and Jerome (Ann) Richgels, North Saint Paul, MN.

    In addition to his parents and his wife, Francis was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Frances Turner, and a great-granddaughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Recker, as well as two sisters and five brothers.

    Francis's greatest joy in life was his family and his grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, August 4, 2008, at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster at 10:30 a.m. with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Friends called from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2008 at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the church.

Catherine Weber

F, d. 18 March 1997
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 September 1941As of 2 September 1941,her married name was Richgels.

LaVerne Haas

M, d. before 2013
  • LaVerne Haas died before 2013.

George Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Laura (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Joe Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Emma (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Robert Koresh

M, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz

Ruth (?)

F, d. before 2013
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koresh.

Hattie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stevens.

Jack Stevens

M, d. before 2013

Tillie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyers.

Lester Meyers

M, d. before 2013

Rosie Koresh

F, d. before 2013
Father*John Koresh
Mother*Sophia Pintz
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McFall.