Beverly Ann Hudson

F, b. 3 August 1932, d. 13 November 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name9 June 1951As of 9 June 1951,her married name was McCabe.
  • Beverly Ann Hudson was born on 3 August 1932 at Illinois.
  • She married Clifford Charles McCabe on 9 June 1951.
  • Beverly Ann Hudson died on 13 November 2009 at age 77 Beverly Ann McCabe, age 77, of Platteville , WI passed away on November 13, 2009, at Southwest Health Center following an extended illness.

    Beverly was born August 3, 1932 to Georgina and Kenneth Hudson in Galena, IL. She moved to Platteville as a young girl and graduated from Platteville High School in 1951. She was the editor of the PHS Yearbook and newspaper. Her passion for writing would later inspire her journalism career. Beverly was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Clifford Charles McCabe on June 9, 1951 at St. Mary's Church in Platteville. She raised six children temporarily putting her career on hold. After the youngest was several years old, Beverly began her 31 year career writing feature stories, local news, and the recipe column for the Platteville Journal. Over the years she met many interesting people and enjoyed creating the stories that would be published twice a week. She had a gift, taking her notes from the interview process, weaving the story while typing on her typewriter. Whether she was writing a story on someone's hobby, on a new business in the local area, or on a heart breaking medical journey, she was able to put that special touch on the storyline and make an everlasting impression to the subject of her stories. Her favorite writings included the series done at Christmas, for needy families. She felt these had a huge impact on the local community. It is estimated that Beverly wrote more than 7000 feature stories, highlighting the local area, over her career. She worked well passed the retirement age, finally retiring in 2002 due to failing health conditions. She was a lifelong resident of Platteville, volunteered for the American Cancer Society where she served on the board of directors of the Grant County Cancer Society, and an active member of St. Mary's Church.

    Her interests included playing Scrabble, playing euchre, card club, watching the Packers and Brewers with Clifford, family camping trips, and collecting Strawberry items. She enjoyed the annual family vacation traveling throughout the United States , making many lasting memories. Her favorite place to visit was Colorado . Beverly was fond of searching for new recipes and entering recipe contests. She was a five time winner in the Better Home and Garden's "Cook of the Month" contest.

    She is survived by her husband Clifford; her children, Pamela Ann (Larry) Wunderlin of Platteville, David (Maureen) of Galena, Tammie (William) VanNatta of Platteville, Angela (Craig) Bergan of Elkader IA, Dan (Debbi) of Watertown, and Amy (Duane) Austin of New Glarus; twelve grandchildren Joseph (Michele), Jeremiah (Angie), Sarah (Nick), Ryan (Melissa), Pollyanna (Michael), Emily (Brian), Cody, Krista, Calvin, Austin, Briana, and Hayley; and four great grandchildren Ruby Ann, Ruby Olivia, Parker, and Madelyn. She is further survived by her mother-in-law Julia McCabe, a brother Doug (Kathie) McPhail, a sister Sandy (Mike) Willis, a sister-in-law Arlene VanNatta, a brother-in-law Jerry (Connie) McCabe and many other relatives.

    She was preceded in death by her mother and father, her step-father Donald McPhail, and her father-in-law Joseph McCabe.

    Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Platteville with Monsignor Charles Schluter officiating. Burial was held in Calvary Cemetery , Platteville. Family and friends were welcome from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home in Platteville and on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.

    Excerpt from Beverly's last article, There have been three main things in my life that I loved the most. God; my husband and our six children, their spouses and our grandchildren; and writing for the journal. Mrs. Clifford McCabe.

Julia M. Vondran

F, b. 15 May 1910, d. 23 May 2012
Father*Carl J. Vondran b. 2 Sep 1864, d. 2 Nov 1952
Mother*Maria Helen Lange b. 9 Oct 1871, d. 19 Nov 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 June 1927As of 14 June 1927,her married name was McCabe.
  • Julia M. Vondran was born on 15 May 1910 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Carl J. Vondran and Maria Helen Lange.
  • Julia M. Vondran married Joseph Ignatious McCabe, son of Joseph McCabe and Elizabeth Kreul, on 14 June 1927.
  • Julia M. Vondran died on 23 May 2012 at age 102 Julia M. (Vondran) McCabe, age 102, of Platteville, WI, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Southwest Healthcare Center Nursing Home in Cuba City, WI.

    Julia was born on May 15, 1910 in Dickeyville , WI , a daughter of Carl and Mary (Lange) Vondran. She married Joseph I. McCabe on June 14, 1927, in Hazel Green, WI.

    Julia is survived by two sons, Clifford and Gerald (Connie) McCabe, both of Platteville; a daughter, Arlene VanNatta of Platteville; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 38 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives & friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph in 1997; her parents; 2 sisters; 4 brothers; a son in infancy, Joseph; son-in-law, Verlin VanNatta; daughter-in-law, Beverly McCabe; grandson-in-law, William Bourassa; and a great-great grandchild, Jackson Kamps.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Platteville, with Fr. Faustino Ruiz celebrating the Mass. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation was from 4 to 7 pm on Friday, May 25, 2012, at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home in Platteville, a Prayer Service at 4:00 p.m., and one hour prior to service Saturday at the church.

    In lieu of flowers, a Julia McCabe Memorial Fund has been established.

Joseph Ignatious McCabe

M, b. 27 October 1907, d. 11 January 1997
Father*Joseph McCabe b. c 1886
Mother*Elizabeth Kreul b. c 1889

Pearl H. Pluemer

F, b. 15 July 1937, d. 11 June 2009
Father*Maynard E. Pluemer b. 13 Feb 1909, d. 27 Oct 1963
Mother*Irene J. Slaats b. 15 Dec 1909, d. 18 Oct 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 August 1956As of 7 August 1956,her married name was Menne.
  • Pearl H. Pluemer was born on 15 July 1937.
  • She was the daughter of Maynard E. Pluemer and Irene J. Slaats.
  • Pearl H. Pluemer married Cyril Menne on 7 August 1956.
  • Pearl H. Pluemer died on 11 June 2009 at age 71 Pearl H. Menne, age 71, of Tennyson, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 15, 1937, the daughter of Maynard and Irene (Slaats) Pluemer in Tennyson. Pearl graduated from St. Andrew High School in Tennyson in 1955. She was united in marriage to Cyril Menne on August 7, 1956 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson. Together they resided in Tennyson and raised six children. Pearl was an active member of St. Andrew including CCW and numerous other volunteer services. She liked to quilt, play cards, enjoyed making barbeque and caramel dumplings for her family.

    Pearl is survived by her husband, Cyril, Tennyson; five children: Connie (Bob) Brady, Renee Menne, Kevin (Rhonda) Menne and Karla (Chuch) Oyen all of Potosi and Kim (Allen) Kammerude, Dubuque; 11 grandchildren: Rick, Cody, Cole and Cy Menne; Josh, Teresa and Keith Oyen; Krista and Emily Langkamp; and Carley and Denver Kammerude; one great-grandson, Lucas Oyen; two step-grandchildren, Bobby and James Brady; one step-great-grandson, James Brady, Jr; four sisters: Darlene Brown, Ripon, Glendoris (Eldon) Lynch, Platteville, Janet (Don) Schmitt, Sherrill, IA and Pat (Jim) Loeffelholz, Cuba City; many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Beth; a brother, Dennis Pluemer and a sister, Estelle Schroeder.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2009 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was held in St. Andrew Cemetery, Tennyson. Family and friends were welcome on Sunday, June 14, 2009 from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. with Prayer Service at 4:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services all at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants a Pearl H. Menne Memorial Fund has been established. Martin Funeral Home in Potosi served the family.

Cyril Menne

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Sister Leota Wiederholt

F, b. 19 February 1919, d. 11 January 2013
Father*Peter J. Wiederholt b. 31 Aug 1889, d. 26 Aug 1948
Mother*Ann Wiegman b. 6 Sep 1881, d. 15 Apr 1958
  • Sister Leota Wiederholt was born on 19 February 1919.
  • She was the daughter of Peter J. Wiederholt and Ann Wiegman.
  • Sister Leota Wiederholt died on 11 January 2013 at age 93.

Cletus Wiederholt

M, d. before 2009
Father*Peter J. Wiederholt b. 31 Aug 1889, d. 26 Aug 1948
Mother*Ann Wiegman b. 6 Sep 1881, d. 15 Apr 1958

Sister Ann Petrine Wiederholt

F, b. 1 February 1915, d. 10 October 1999
Father*Peter J. Wiederholt b. 31 Aug 1889, d. 26 Aug 1948
Mother*Ann Wiegman b. 6 Sep 1881, d. 15 Apr 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSister Ann Petrine Wiederholt was also known as Callista birth name.
  • Sister Ann Petrine Wiederholt was born on 1 February 1915.
  • She was the daughter of Peter J. Wiederholt and Ann Wiegman.
  • Sister Ann Petrine Wiederholt died on 10 October 1999 at age 84.

Stanley Miles

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Child of Stanley Miles and Rosanna Ertz

Rosanna Ertz

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miles.

Child of Rosanna Ertz and Stanley Miles

Michael D. Miles

M, b. 13 December 1960, d. 21 October 2011
Father*Stanley Miles
Mother*Rosanna Ertz
  • Michael D. Miles was born on 13 December 1960.
  • He was the son of Stanley Miles and Rosanna Ertz.
  • Michael D. Miles died on 21 October 2011 at age 50 Michael D. Miles, age 50, of Lancaster, WI, passed away Friday, October 21, 2011, at his home, in the arms of his loving wife. Mike was born in Lancaster on December 13, 1960, the youngest son of nine children born to Stanley and Rosanna (Ertz) Miles.

    Mike married the love of his life, Connie Oyen on April 17, 1982. For almost 30 years, they shared the love of farming together. The pride that Mike had in his farm was seen within his hard work, the hard work he taught his four children. Mike was a wonderful man with a gentle heart, and a smile that was contagious. We will miss his laughter and love. Mike loved the time he spent camping and the trips to Jamaica with family and friends.

    Mike is survived by his loving wife, Connie; sons, Brandon of Hazel Green and Philip (fiance Lyndsey) of Lancaster; daughters, Ashley (Mike) David of Potosi and Mallory of Lancaster; parents, Stanley & Rosanna of Lancaster; five brothers, David(Maria) of Blue River, Patrick (Diane) of Howards Grove, William (Pat), Kenny (Teri), and Ronnie (Carol), all of Lancaster; three sisters, Elaine (Jeff) Hartzell of Rock Springs, Theresa (Todd) Abing of Richland Center, and Mary Miles of Lancaster; father and mother in-law, Philip and Grace Oyen of Potosi; sister and brother in laws, Larry & LuAnn Fecht, Don & Lisa Oyen, Chuck & Karla Oyen, all of Potosi, David & Debbie Erie of Hillsboro, and Ron & Jane Harnage of Indy, IN; along with many nieces, nephews, and many other loving relatives and friends.

    Mike was preceded in death by a Godson, Eric Miles, along with his maternal and paternal grandparents, Albert and Mildred Ertz, and Clarence and Lila Miles.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster, with Father William Seipp officiating. Visitation was from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, October 25, at St. Clement Catholic Church, and one hour prior to the mass at church on Wednesday. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery. Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.

Dr. Donald G. Moore

M, b. 26 May 1952, d. 20 March 2012
Father*Gereld Moore d. Sep 1962
Mother*Betty J. VanNatta b. 6 Dec 1929, d. 22 Feb 2000
  • Dr. Donald G. Moore was born on 26 May 1952 at Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Gereld Moore and Betty J. VanNatta.
  • Dr. Donald G. Moore died on 20 March 2012 at age 59 Dr. Donald Don G. Moore, age 59, of Lancaster, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. He was born on May 26, 1952, in Lancaster, the son of Gereld and Betty (VanNatta) Moore. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1970 and attended Southwest Technical College. Don entered the United States Army and served his country until his honorable discharge in 1973. He furthered his education at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palmer Chiropractic College in 1980. Don was united in marriage to Nancy Hutchcroft on July 31, 1981, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster. Don practiced Chiropractic medicine in Darlington for twenty-one years and in Lancaster for twelve years. He enjoyed hunting, tinkering with his jeeps, and outdoor work. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his greatest passion was reading and studying the Bible. Don was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, member and commander of the Thorpe-Taylor American Legion Post No. 551 of Beetown, the Grant County 40&8 Voiture # 1372, and the Disabled American Veterans.

    Survivors include his loving wife, Nancy Moore of Lancaster; their children: SGT Gereld Jerry (Su-Alette) Moore, Lancaster; SSG Jeshua Jessy (Ashley Rice) Moore, Fennimore; four grandchildren: Hunter, Natalie, Adrianna, and Brody Moore; his brothers and sister: James (Pam) Moore, Beetown; Robert (Cindy) Moore, Pomona, CA; Vicki (James) Jensen, Beetown; his mother-in-law, Carol Hutchcroft, Lancaster; brothers and sisters-in-law: Bill Hutchcroft, Lancaster; Jim (Judy) Hutchcroft, Verona; Betty (John) Knapp, Bloomington; Roger (Patti) Hutchcroft, Lancaster; Jerry (Tara) Hutchcroft, Potosi; Kathy (Brian) Burr, Waconia, MN; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

    In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Gwen Hutchcroft.

    Funeral services with military honors were held on Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Hoehne and Rev. Dr. Glenn Wilson officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Family and friends called on Sunday, March 25, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Gregory R. Muller

M, b. 25 March 1945, d. 7 August 2011
Father*Alfred A. Muller b. 24 Nov 1899, d. 13 Sep 1951
Mother*Stella Pluemer b. 19 Jul 1900, d. May 1975
  • Gregory R. Muller was born on 25 March 1945 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Alfred A. Muller and Stella Pluemer.
  • Gregory R. Muller died on 7 August 2011 at age 66 Gregory R. Muller, age 66, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 in the company of family. Greg was born on March 25, 1945, in Dubuque , IA , the son of Alfred and Stella (Pluemer) Muller. Raised in Tennyson , WI , he grew up working at his father's garage, The Muller Garage. He attended Potosi High school , graduating with the class of 1963. After high school, Greg entered college at St. John's University in Collegeville , MN , where he received a B.S. in Chemistry in 1967. After completing college, he enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1967, where he served in numerous locations both in the U.S. and abroad. With more than 21 years of service, he retired from the Air Force in 1987 with the rank of Major. Following his retirement, he entered employment with McDonnell Douglas in CA in 1988 as an Aeronautical Engineer. He relocated to St. Louis , MO , where he worked for Boeing until he retired in 2010, to Gods country, Cassville WI . Greg loved spending time fishing and boating on the river, flying and watching the Packers.

    Survivors include his children, Andrea (Kyle Hoff) Muller and Robert Muller; and a sister, Mary Ester (Bob) White.

    In addition to his parents, Greg was preceded in death by his sisters, Bernita Catherine Gallagher, Rose Mary Ann Baumann, Dolores Mary Kennedy; and his brother, Norbert John Muller.

    Funeral services were held at 11 am on Saturday, August, 13, 2011, at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Tennyson, with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Graveside Services with Military Honors was in St. Andrews Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 -7 pm on Friday, August 12, at St. Andrews Catholic Church, and one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday. Martin Funeral Home in Potosi is serving his family.

Luella E. Leeser

F, b. 6 April 1915, d. 11 June 2008
Father*Leo Bernhard Leeser b. 25 Apr 1878, d. 1957
Mother*Dora Amelia Duve b. 5 Oct 1885, d. 28 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 September 1937As of 28 September 1937,her married name was Patcle.
  • Luella E. Leeser was born on 6 April 1915 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Leo Bernhard Leeser and Dora Amelia Duve.
  • Luella E. Leeser married John Patcle, son of Frank T. Patcle Sr. and Anna A. Knockel, on 28 September 1937 Luella Leeser and John Patcle marriage announcement.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 7, 1937 - Luella Leeser and John Patcle marriage announcement
  • Luella E. Leeser died on 11 June 2008 at age 93 Luella E. Patcle, age 93, of Potosi, died Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. She was born on April 6, 1915 in Potosi Township, WI, the daughter of Leo and Dora (Duve) Leeser. Luella graduated from St. Andrew High School. On September 28, 1937, she married John Patcle at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Potosi. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1969. Luella worked for many years as a nurses aid at Lancaster Memorial Hospital and she also farmed with her husband until his death in rural Potosi. Luella liked to dance, travel, crochet, knit, sew, and play cards.

    She is survived by three children: Dorothea (Carl) Blindert, John (Cheryl) Patcle, and Louis (Yolonda) Patcle, all of Potosi; her special friend, Russell Kasparek, Lancaster; 13 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Bernice Leeser, Potosi; and Mabel (Merlin) Brandt, Potosi; and a brother-in-law, Frank (Helen) Patcle, Potosi.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; one granddaughter at birth; her great-grandson, Brad Welter; and her brother, Joe Leeser.

    Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was in St. Thomas Cemetery, Potosi. Visitation was held on Saturday, June 14, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Luella E. Patcle memorial fund has been established.

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

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Children of David Reinecke and Laura Turner

Laura Turner

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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

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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