Charlotte J. Osborne

F, b. 16 August 1923, d. 10 February 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rose.
  • Charlotte J. Osborne married (?) Rose.
  • Charlotte J. Osborne was born on 16 August 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
  • Charlotte J. Osborne died on 10 February 2019 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 95 Charlotte J. Rose, age 95, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, February 10, 2019 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on August 16, 1923 in Sauk County, the daughter of John and Carrie Mae (Francois) Osborne. Charlotte was an avid quilter and enjoyed gardening, embroidery and her cats. She was also a baseball fan especially for the Milwaukee Brewers. Charlotte will be remembered as a bit of a prankster and for her wonderful sense of humor. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Survivors include her three children: Duane Rose, of Anchorage, Alaska; Diane Deakin, of Florida and Barbara (Dave) Miller, of Reedsburg; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a special niece: Adella (Duane) Lueck; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Marilyn (Joan) Meyer; her granddaughter: Tammy Gauff; two brothers: Herbert and William Osborne; and one sister: Wilma (Elmer) Tessmer. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Kenneth Schaub 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. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Reedsburg Food Pantry would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Herbert Osborne

M, d. before 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois

William Osborne

M, d. before 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois

(?) Rose

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Lucille Mae Will

F, b. 17 March 1926, d. 23 December 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 June 1949As of 4 June 1949,her married name was Dierking.
  • Lucille Mae Will was born on 17 March 1926 at Menominee, Wisconsin.
  • She married Leonard Emil Dierking, son of Emil Dierking and Justine Engelking, on 4 June 1949 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
  • Lucille Mae Will died on 23 December 2018 at age 92 Lucille Mae Dierking, age 92, of Loganville, died on Sunday, December 23, 2018. She was born March 17, 1926 in Menominee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Herman and Beulah (Robertson) Will. She resided in Chicago Heights, Illinois from the age of 14 until retiring in 1991 when she moved to Loganville, Wisconsin. She married Leonard Emil Dierking on June 4, 1949 in Beecher, Illinois and they were blessed with three children. She valued and loved her family very much. Lucille was a member of St. John- Faith United Church of Christ in Matteson, Illinois, a former member of the Reedsburg Quilt Guild and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed getting together with her siblings to visit and retell stories from their days on the farm. Lucille was a multi-talented woman, as a seamstress, quilter, cook and baker, preserving the bounties of the gardens each season. She encouraged her children and grandchildren in faith, family and the value of hard work and modeled these things to them. A tremendous work ethic all of her life she worked as a line cook at The Tivoli Restaurant in Chicago Heights, Illinois for 19 years and CFC International Film Coating retiring after many years. After moving to Loganville, she "unretired" and worked for the Reedsburg School District -food service. She enjoyed being around children and young adults. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Leonard (1988); son: Leon Dierking (1996) and all 11 siblings: Helen (John) Hiber, Lorraine (Dougal) McIntyre, Everette (Sarah) Will, Alyce (Robert) Ankrom, Gilbert Will, Lois (Arnold) Delfs, Norma (Richard) Lively, Jerry Will, Harold Will and two infant siblings that died at birth. Lucille Dierking is survived by her daughter: Lorinda (Thomas)Broughton, of Loganville, WI; son: Loren Dierking, of Chicago Heights, Illinois; grandchildren: Brian Dierking , Washington D.C., Loralei Dierking, Missouri, Brent Broughton, Loganville, Reid (Heather) Broughton, of Loganville; two great-grandchildren: Reice and Amelia Broughton; sisters-in-law: Shirley Will and Marlene Will; nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, in Loganville, on Sunday, December 30, 2018 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Lucille will be laid to rest at St. Luke's Cemetery, Beecher, Illinois. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Lorraine E. Goetsch

F, b. 25 December 1922, d. 19 December 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 May 1944As of 4 May 1944,her married name was Grantin.
  • Lorraine E. Goetsch was born on 25 December 1922.
  • She was the daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
  • Lorraine E. Goetsch married Philip G. Grantin on 4 May 1944.
  • Lorraine E. Goetsch died on 19 December 2018 at age 95 Lorraine E. Grantin, age 95, of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Sauk Prairie Healthcare. She was born on December 25, 1922 in the Town of Washington, Sauk County, the daughter of William and Alma (Weseloh) Goetsch. On May 4, 1944, she was married to Philip G. Grantin. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers, cooking and reading. Survivors include her five children: Diane Brandt, of San Diego, California; Patti (Werner) Grantin-Gros, of Denver, Colorado; Kurt (Dana) Grantin, of Prairie du Sac; Julie (Rich) Kastelitz, of Prairie du Sac and Mark Grantin, of Reseda, California; seven grandchildren: Craig and Jamie Brandt, Meghan and Ashley Grantin, Justin Grantin, Sydney and Camdyn Kastelitz; numerous great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil, on February 22, 2002; one sister: Marlene Goetsch and three brothers: Donald, Gaylord and infant, Harold Goetsch. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. Private interment will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg. Memorials to the Reedsburg Public Library would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Philip G. Grantin

M, b. 3 February 1922, d. 22 February 2002
Philip Grantin 1940 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
     Philip G. Grantin graduated in 1940 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Graduation Announcement for Reedsburg High School 1940 Reedsburg, Sauk county, WI

Marlene Goetsch

F, d. before 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957

Donald Goetsch

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Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957

Gaylord Goetsch

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Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957

Harold Goetsch

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Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957

Edward E. Kruse

M, b. 11 June 1933, d. 14 December 2018
Edward E Kruse 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Edwin Kruse b. c 1900
Mother*Marie Schulte b. 10 Mar 1907, d. 16 Dec 1975
  • Edward E. Kruse was born on 11 June 1933 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Edwin Kruse and Marie Schulte.
  • Edward E. Kruse died on 14 December 2018 at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 85 Edward E. Kruse, age 85, Loganville, passed away on Friday, December 14th, 2018, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. He was born on June 11th, 1933, at his family home in Loganville; the son of Edwin E. and Minnie (Schulte) Kruse. Edward was a 1951 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On August 2nd, 1955, he was united in marriage to Donna Fae (Giese). Edward was a true farmer whom continued the Kruse family operation through a Century Farm celebration. He was passionate about his field work, Holstein cows, spotted swine, and especially his family. He used and collected Oliver tractors. From 1957 to 1959 Edward served in the U.S. Army. From the 60's-80's he served on the board of D.H.I.A., Holstein Breeders, Swine Breeders, Pork Producers of Sauk County, and Sauk County Farm Bureau. He also served as President of the WI Spotted Swine Breeders Association. Although he enjoyed helping the local community by serving on the above committees; he was most at home on an Oliver tractor, in the field, tending to the farm. Life didn't need to be complicated, treat others fairly and you will receive fairness in return. Survivors include his wife, Donna Fae; their children: Sharon Glade, Scott Kruse, Keith (Arlis) Kruse, Mark (Heidi) Kruse; several grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Rosemary Slick, and Jean Engel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, 101 14th St., Baraboo with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Interment will be at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Loganville. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 18th, from 4-7 P.M. at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg, and after 10 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church or a charity of choice. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Edward E. Kruse graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Lorraine Markley

F, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Couey.

Done Couey

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Galo Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970

LaVerne Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970

Eugene Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970

Sonja L. Einert

F, b. 8 April 1934, d. 5 September 2010
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McCauley.

James W. Gregory

M, b. 8 August 1941, d. 30 November 2018
James Gregory 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*James G. Gregory b. 1911
Mother*Rosella P. Rosenthal b. 1912, d. 21 Feb 1964
  • James W. Gregory was born on 8 August 1941.
  • He was the son of James G. Gregory and Rosella P. Rosenthal.
  • James W. Gregory died on 30 November 2018 at age 77 James W. Gregory, age 77, of Reedsburg, died on Friday, November 30, 2018 in his home. He was born on August 8, 1941 in Reedsburg, the son of James G. and Rosella (Rosenthal) Gregory. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Webb High School. He then attended the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. On June 29, 1963, he was married to the former Arlene M. Knuth. Jim worked at Grede Foundry for over 40 years until his retirement. He was also very active in the Boy Scouts for 40 years. Jim enjoyed woodworking and fly tying. He was a faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. Survivors include his wife: Arlene; two sons: Jim Gregory, of Reedsburg and Scott (Rita) Gregory, of Sun Prairie; three grandchildren: Audrey, Kimberly and Noah; six great grandchildren: Ayden, Haylee, Landon, Peyton, Elijah and Jaxon; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Tom. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. 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 after 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     James W. Gregory graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Martin J. Bilek

M, d. 13 May 1990
  • Martin J. Bilek married Betty E. Anderson on 1 February 1947.
  • Martin J. Bilek died on 13 May 1990.

Betty E. Anderson

F, b. 4 October 1926, d. 13 October 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 February 1947As of 1 February 1947,her married name was Bilek.
  • Betty E. Anderson was born on 4 October 1926.
  • She married Martin J. Bilek on 1 February 1947.
  • Betty E. Anderson died on 13 October 2018 at age 92 Betty E. Bilek, age 92, of Elroy, died peacefully on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Milestone Senior Living in Hillsboro. She was born on October 4, 1926 in Hillsboro, the daughter of Helmer and Leta (Robinson) Anderson. On February 1, 1947, she was married to Martin J. Bilek. Betty enjoyed sewing, dancing, playing cards and embroidery work. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Elroy American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include her five children: Gary Bilek, of Norfolk, Virginia; Carol (Dennis) Schrank, of Reedsburg; Barbara Bilek, of Mauston; Steven Bilek, of Loganville and Anthony "Tony" (Virginia) Bilek, of LaFarge; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, on May 13, 1990; her son: David Bilek; her sister: Arlene Sorenson and her brother: Alberto Anderson. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elroy. Interment will be at St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery in Union Center. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Theresa's Cemetery would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Duane A. Reinecke

M, b. 31 August 1936, d. 12 October 2018
Duane Reinecke 1954 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Albert Reinecke b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 17 Nov 1984
Mother*Fredericka Thieding b. 9 Aug 1895, d. 5 Jan 1980
  • Duane A. Reinecke was born on 31 August 1936.
  • He was the son of Albert Reinecke and Fredericka Thieding.
  • Duane A. Reinecke married Eleanor E. Harms on 22 June 1957.
  • Duane A. Reinecke died on 12 October 2018 at age 82 Duane A. Reinecke, age 82, of Loganville, died on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Our House Senior Living in Reedsburg. He was born on August 31, 1936 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of Albert and Reka (Thieding) Reinecke. On June 22, 1957, he was married to the former Eleanor Harms. She preceded him in death on October 31, 1963. He later married the former Lucille Tessmer Laukant on September 23, 1979. Duane was a lifelong farmer in the Town of Westfield. He was also a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Stone Church. Duane enjoyed restoring antique tractors and woodworking. Survivors include his wife: Lucy; his daughter: Linda Hohl, of Portage; three grandchildren: Michelle Hohl, Brittany (Iuri) Gianesini and Ben (Kirsten) Hohl; one great-granddaughter: Vanessa Gianesini; his stepdaughter: Kathy (Bill) Zietlow, of LaValle; his stepdaughter-in-law: Brooke Laukant, of Baraboo; four step-grandchildren: Brian (Tracy) Zietlow, Matthew (Marijo) Zietlow, Jaron Laukant and Keiran Laukant; two step-great grandchildren: Vella and Marshall Zietlow; his brother-in-law: LaVerne (Darleen) Harms, of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends. In addition to his first wife, Eleanor, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law: Dennis Hohl and his stepson: Ken Laukant. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Rock Springs, with Pastor Erich Hartenberger officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Zion Lutheran Church or Cemetery would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
     Duane A. Reinecke graduated in 1954 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Eleanor E. Harms

F, b. 16 April 1937, d. 31 October 1963
Eleanor Harms 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 June 1957As of 22 June 1957,her married name was Reinecke.
     Eleanor E. Harms graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Walter Tessmer

M, b. 31 October 1893, d. 30 November 1973
  • Walter Tessmer married Ethel Leona Eden.
  • Walter Tessmer was born on 31 October 1893 at Wisconsin.
  • He died on 30 November 1973 at age 80.

Ethel Leona Eden

F, b. 26 May 1900, d. 27 July 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tessmer.
  • Ethel Leona Eden married Walter Tessmer.
  • Ethel Leona Eden was born on 26 May 1900 at Wisconsin.
  • She died on 27 July 1988 at Wisconsin at age 88.

Cheryl A. Dobson

F, b. 22 September 1956, d. 31 July 2018
Father*David Dobson b. 28 May 1928, d. 19 Apr 1988
Mother*Pauline Faber b. 5 Jun 1932
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 May 1980As of 3 May 1980,her married name was Schultz.
  • Cheryl A. Dobson was born on 22 September 1956.
  • She was the daughter of David Dobson and Pauline Faber.
  • Cheryl A. Dobson married Ronald A. Schultz on 3 May 1980.
  • Cheryl A. Dobson died on 31 July 2018 at age 61 Cheryl A. Schultz, age 61, of Reedsburg, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. She was born on September 22, 1956 in Reedsburg, the daughter of David and Pauline (Faber) Dobson. On May 3, 1980, she was married to Ronald A. Schultz. Cheryl was a member of Toastmasters International for several years and was employed at Skinner Transfer for over forty years. She is survived by Jeff Sommers, and his son: Wyatt; her mother: Pauline Dobson, of Reedsburg; three brothers: David Dobson and his wife: Wendy Stewart, along with their sons: Nathan and Jameson Stewart, of Denmark; John (Vita) Dobson, of Goodrich, MI and Gerald Dobson, of Reedsburg; her sister-in-law: Maria Johnson, of Madison; many cousins and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her husband: Ronald and her father: David Dobson. Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Deacon Tom Hale officiating. Inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery following the service. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family is requesting no flowers or plants please. Those wishing may consider a memorial to the family. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ronald A. Schultz

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William Speich

M, b. 19 November 1967, d. 15 July 2018
Father*Earl Lloyd Speich b. 20 Aug 1934, d. 29 Oct 1990
  • William Speich was born on 19 November 1967.
  • He was the son of Earl Lloyd Speich.
  • William Speich died on 15 July 2018 at age 50 William J. "Bill" Speich, age 50, of Reedsburg, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at University Hospital in Madison. Bill was born on November 19, 1967 in Reedsburg, the son of Earl and Cecelia (Lins) Speich. Survivors include his mother: Cecelia; his brothers: Steve Speich and Joe (Tami) Speich; his sister: Lisa (Zach) Mattson; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father David Carrano officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Mass on Friday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Evelyn M. Schmidt

F, b. 23 March 1921, d. 28 June 2018
Father*Walter Schmidt
Mother*Clara F. Quandt b. Jul 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 June 1946As of 8 June 1946,her married name was Thies.
  • Evelyn M. Schmidt was born on 23 March 1921 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Schmidt and Clara F. Quandt.
  • Evelyn M. Schmidt married Raymond H. Thies, son of Henry F. Thies Sr. and Bertha E. Ritzer, on 8 June 1946.
  • Evelyn M. Schmidt died on 28 June 2018 at Wisconsin at age 97 Evelyn Margaret Thies, age 97, formerly of Reedsburg, died on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Brookdale Assisted Living in LaCrosse. She is now reunited with her beloved husband, Raymond. Evelyn was born on March 23, 1921 in the Township of Freedom, Sauk County, the daughter of Walter and Clara (Quandt) Schmidt. She was baptized in her faith at St. John's Lutheran Church in Ableman. Evelyn attended Maple Leaf School for eight years. She graduated from the one-room rural school, North Freedom High School and the Sauk County Teacher's College. Evelyn taught in the one-room country schools in Sauk County. In 1949, the Rock Elm School, where she taught, had the honor of winning first place in the contest for naming the most historic people who helped in forming our state. On June 8, 1946, Evelyn married Raymond H. Thies in St. John's Lutheran Church in Ableman. Ableman then changed its name to Rock Springs in 1947. This union was blessed with two daughters. The family enjoyed farming and country living. In October 1986, Raymond and Evelyn moved to Reedsburg. Over the years, Evelyn enjoyed being a member of the Rock Elm Homemakers and together with Ray enjoyed the Reedsburg Senior Citizens and the Badger Club. Over the years, Evelyn enjoyed maintaining her vegetable and flower gardens, handicrafts, genealogy, traveling and card playing. She also enjoyed her family and grandson. Evelyn always looked forward to visits with the family pugs especially the black pug, Precious, and the family cats. Survivors include her two daughters: Marjean (Daniel) Breunig, of LaCrosse and Christine Thies, of Milwaukee; her special grandson: Anton Breunig; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Raymond, on October 14, 1996 and her parents. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. There will be a visitation from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Walter Schmidt

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Child of Walter Schmidt and Clara F. Quandt