Alma Catherine Frieda Behn

F, b. 21 August 1893, d. 29 October 1921
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1921As of before 1921,her married name was Schuette.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 August 1893Alma Catherine Frieda Behn was born on 21 August 1893 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriagebefore 1921She married Walter Schuette, son of Jurgen Heinrich Wilhelm Schuette and Dorothea Mueller, before 1921.
Death29 October 1921Alma Catherine Frieda Behn died on 29 October 1921 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 28.

Child of Alma Catherine Frieda Behn and Walter Schuette

Arthur Herman Winecke

M, b. 13 November 1921, d. 7 June 1954
Father*Albert Paul Winecke b. 9 Jul 1895, d. 4 Mar 1949
Mother*Hulda Schulenburg
Arthur Winecke 1939 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 November 1921Arthur Herman Winecke was born on 13 November 1921 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Albert Paul Winecke and Hulda Schulenburg.
Death7 June 1954Arthur Herman Winecke died on 7 June 1954 at Cook, Illinois, at age 32.
  • Arthur Herman Winecke graduated in 1939 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Kathleen Claire Unbehaun

F, b. 23 January 1923, d. 15 January 1997
Kathleen Unbehaun 1941 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKathleen Claire Unbehaun was also known as Kay.
Married Name1943As of 1943,her married name was Shultis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 January 1923Kathleen Claire Unbehaun was born on 23 January 1923.
Marriage1943She married Roe H. Shultis Jr., son of Roe Shultis Sr. and Agnes Teresa Vogel, in 1943.
Death15 January 1997Kathleen Claire Unbehaun died on 15 January 1997 at age 73.
  • Kathleen Claire Unbehaun graduated in 1941 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Raymond J. Driefke

M, b. 20 May 1924, d. 7 February 2006
Father*William Driefke
Mother*Bertha Moldenhauer
Raymond Driefke 1942 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRaymond J. Driefke was also known as Ray J.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 May 1924Raymond J. Driefke was born on 20 May 1924.
He was the son of William Driefke and Bertha Moldenhauer.
Marriage3 May 1947Raymond J. Driefke married Marjorie P. Jackson on 3 May 1947.
Death7 February 2006Raymond J. Driefke died on 7 February 2006 at age 81.
  • Raymond J. Driefke graduated in 1942 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Reta Ellen Kutzbach

F, b. 13 March 1924, d. 1 November 2012
Reta Kutzbach 1942 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schuette.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageReta Ellen Kutzbach married Harold Schuette, son of Walter Schuette and Alma Catherine Frieda Behn.
Birth13 March 1924Reta Ellen Kutzbach was born on 13 March 1924.
Death1 November 2012She died on 1 November 2012 at age 88.
  • Reta Ellen Kutzbach graduated in 1942 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Corporal Harold R. Simpson

M, b. 20 June 1915, d. 14 November 1986
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCorporal Harold R. Simpson married Janette Brechtl, daughter of Anton Brechtl and Tillie Ruhland.
Birth20 June 1915Corporal Harold R. Simpson was born on 20 June 1915 at Washington.
Death14 November 1986He died on 14 November 1986 at Oregon at age 71.

Aurrin Ernest Greenwood

M, b. 11 November 1924, d. 6 December 1996
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 November 1924Aurrin Ernest Greenwood was born on 11 November 1924.
Marriage2 July 1949He married Joyce Phyllis Grotelueschen, daughter of Burchard Henry Grotelueschen and Borghild Tiedamonsen, on 2 July 1949 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Divorce4 May 1959Aurrin Ernest Greenwood and Joyce Phyllis Grotelueschen were divorced on 4 May 1959 at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.
Death6 December 1996Aurrin Ernest Greenwood died on 6 December 1996 at Wisconsin at age 72.

Melvin G. Feight

M, b. 1901, d. 1964
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMelvin G. Feight married Myrl Geneive Blish.
Birth1901Melvin G. Feight was born in 1901.
Death1964He died in 1964.

Children of Melvin G. Feight and Myrl Geneive Blish

Myrl Geneive Blish

F, b. 14 January 1905, d. 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Feight.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMyrl Geneive Blish married Melvin G. Feight.
Birth14 January 1905Myrl Geneive Blish was born on 14 January 1905.
Death1984She died in 1984.

Children of Myrl Geneive Blish and Melvin G. Feight

Richard Dee Feight

M, b. 7 July 1926, d. 6 August 1996
Father*Melvin G. Feight b. 1901, d. 1964
Mother*Myrl Geneive Blish b. 14 Jan 1905, d. 1984
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 July 1926Richard Dee Feight was born on 7 July 1926.
He was the son of Melvin G. Feight and Myrl Geneive Blish.
Death6 August 1996Richard Dee Feight died on 6 August 1996 at age 70.
  • Richard Dee Feight graduated in 1944 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Dorothy Kaun

F, b. 14 October 1920, d. 18 February 2011
Father*John Henry Kaun b. 7 Feb 1897, d. 5 Mar 1992
Mother*Marie Augusta D. Burmester b. 24 Jan 1898, d. 23 Sep 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1946As of 1946,her married name was Nachtigal.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 October 1920Dorothy Kaun was born on 14 October 1920 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John Henry Kaun and Marie Augusta D. Burmester.
Marriage1946Dorothy Kaun married Kenneth John Nachtigal, son of George Nachtigal and Mabel Palmer, in 1946.
Death18 February 2011Dorothy Kaun died on 18 February 2011 at Wisconsin at age 90 Dorothy Nachtigal, age 90, of Reedsburg, passed away on Friday, Feb 18, 2011 at the Zimmerman Nursing Home. She was born on Oct 14, 1920, the daughter of John and Marie (Burmeister) Kaun. Dorothy attended Twin Pines School and graduated from Reedsburg High School. She was married to Kenneth Nachtigal in 1946.

Dorothy worked as a bookkeeper at the Equity Co-op, J C Penney and for many years at the office of Drs. Stadel and Knight. She was a good mother and a lifelong member of St Peter's Lutheran Church. Dorothy enjoyed gardening and sewing. Her greatest joy was to be able to bring joy to others. She will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; her parents; her step-mother, Marie (Ost) Kaun; and her brother, Arnold (Helen) kaun.

Survivors include her daughter, Lonna Nachtigal (Joe Lynch) of Ames Iowa; her son, Joseph (Kitty Ortman) of Missoula, MT; three grandchildren, Arielle, Jake and Zack, all of Missoula, MT; sisters-in-law, Thelma Hartje of LaValle, Clara (Vern) Westedt of Reedsburg, Bernice Schultz and Lena Steinmetz of Oregon, IL; brothers-in-law, Art (Ramona) Nachtigal, Reedsburg and Clyde Nachtigal, Baraboo; many nieces and nephews.

Interment will be in St Peter's Cemetery, Reedsburg.

Robert R. Diece

M, b. 4 November 1925, d. 14 March 2005
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert R. Diece married Catherine Hawkins, daughter of John Albert Hawkins and Alma Gates.
Birth4 November 1925Robert R. Diece was born on 4 November 1925.
Death14 March 2005He died on 14 March 2005 at age 79.

Merlin Martin Koenecke

M, b. 1 November 1926, d. 25 January 1995
Father*Martin E. Koenecke b. 1902, d. 1990
Mother*Della Henrietta Koenig b. 1905, d. 1983
Merlin Koenecke 1944 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 November 1926Merlin Martin Koenecke was born on 1 November 1926 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Martin E. Koenecke and Della Henrietta Koenig.
Death25 January 1995Merlin Martin Koenecke died on 25 January 1995 at Louisiana at age 68.
  • Merlin Martin Koenecke graduated in 1944 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Evelyn E. Tripp

F, b. 26 October 1920, d. 8 February 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Krey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEvelyn E. Tripp married Donald Krey, son of Oscar Ludwig Krey and Paula Mary Mueller.
Birth26 October 1920Evelyn E. Tripp was born on 26 October 1920 at Iowa.
Death8 February 2009She died on 8 February 2009 at Wisconsin at age 88.

Imogene Tessmer

F, b. 1931, d. 15 October 1959
Father*Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. b. 24 Feb 1885, d. Nov 1948
Mother*Edna A. Giebel b. 17 Oct 1891, d. Mar 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebetween 1951 and 1959As of between 1951 and 1959,her married name was Traeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1931Imogene Tessmer was born in 1931.
She was the daughter of Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. and Edna A. Giebel.
Marriagebetween 1951 and 1959Imogene Tessmer married John H. Traeder between 1951 and 1959.
Death15 October 1959Imogene Tessmer died on 15 October 1959 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • Imogene Tessmer was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Sherman Reinen and Lucille M. Tessmer on 10 June 1951 at Rock Springs, Wisconsin; Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement.

Sherman Reinen

M, b. 17 November 1916, d. 31 October 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 November 1916Sherman Reinen was born on 17 November 1916.
Marriage10 June 1951He married Lucille M. Tessmer, daughter of Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. and Edna A. Giebel, on 10 June 1951 at Rock Springs, Wisconsin, Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 17, 1951 - Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement
Death31 October 1988Sherman Reinen died on 31 October 1988 at age 71.

Robert G. Doering

M, b. 14 August 1928, d. 19 February 2019
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 August 1928Robert G. Doering was born on 14 August 1928 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage7 May 1949He married Patricia A. Bell on 7 May 1949.
Death19 February 2019Robert G. Doering died on 19 February 2019 at age 90 Robert G. Doering, age 90, of LaValle, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Casa de Oakes in Reedsburg. He was born on August 14, 1928 in the Township of LaValle, the son of Gurden and Thelma (Peterson) Doering. On May 7, 1949, he was married to the former Patricia A. Bell. Bob was a lifelong farmer in the Town of LaValle. He was also a founding member of the LaValle Sportsmen Club. Bob was a pilot, mink rancher and he enjoyed gambling. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather. Survivors include his wife, Pat; five children: Alan Doering, and his significant other, Karen Hernandez, of North Freedom; Betty (Steve) Wilcox, of Madison; Ronald (Cindy) Doering, of LaValle; Lu Ann (Calvin) Brey, of Reedsburg and Peggy (Kevin) Stuessi, of Deerfield; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law: Rusty Doering, of LaValle; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his seven brothers and sisters. A private family graveside service will be held at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering from 12 noon until 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at The Summit Ridge, Highway 58, between LaValle and Mauston. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the LaValle Library or the LaValle Fire Department would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Patricia A. Bell

F, b. 15 April 1930, d. 2 March 2019
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 May 1949As of 7 May 1949,her married name was Doering.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 April 1930Patricia A. Bell was born on 15 April 1930.
Marriage7 May 1949She married Robert G. Doering on 7 May 1949.
Death2 March 2019Patricia A. Bell died on 2 March 2019 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 88 Patricia A. Doering, age 88, of LaValle, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Casa de Oakes in Reedsburg. She was born on April 15, 1930 in Hillsboro, the daughter of Edward and Lila (Cornwell) Bell. On May 7, 1949, she was married to Robert G. Doering. Together they farmed in the Township of LaValle. Pat was a member of the United Methodist Church in Wonewoc. She enjoyed fishing, flying and playing cards. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother. Survivors include her five children: Alan Doering, and his significant other, Karen Hernandez, of North Freedom; Betty (Steve) Wilcox, of Madison; Ronald (Cindy) Doering, of LaValle; Lu Ann (Calvin) Brey, of Reedsburg and Peggy (Kevin) Stuessi, of Deerfield; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; two sisters: Nancy (Junior) Jensen, of Camp Douglas and Judy (Ken) Miller, of Wonewoc; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, on February 19, 2019 and her brother: Lee Bell. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Wonewoc. Interment will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. There will also be a Celebration of Life gathering from 12:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Thursday afternoon at the Summit Ridge, Hwy. 58, between LaValle and Mauston.

John Osborne

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Osborne married Carrie Mae Francois.

Children of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois

Carrie Mae Francois

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Osborne.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarrie Mae Francois married John Osborne.

Children of Carrie Mae Francois and John Osborne

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharlotte J. Osborne married (?) Rose.
Birth16 August 1923Charlotte J. Osborne was born on 16 August 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Death10 February 2019Charlotte 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
Life EventDateDescription
Herbert Osborne was the son of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Deathbefore 2019Herbert Osborne died before 2019.

William Osborne

M, d. before 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Life EventDateDescription
William Osborne was the son of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Deathbefore 2019William Osborne died before 2019.

(?) Rose

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Rose married Charlotte J. Osborne, daughter of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1926Lucille Mae Will was born on 17 March 1926 at Menominee, Wisconsin.
Marriage4 June 1949She married Leonard Emil Dierking, son of Emil Dierking and Justine Engelking, on 4 June 1949 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death23 December 2018Lucille 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 December 1922Lorraine E. Goetsch was born on 25 December 1922.
She was the daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Marriage4 May 1944Lorraine E. Goetsch married Philip G. Grantin on 4 May 1944.
Death19 December 2018Lorraine 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1922Philip G. Grantin was born on 3 February 1922.
Marriage4 May 1944He married Lorraine E. Goetsch, daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh, on 4 May 1944.
Death22 February 2002Philip G. Grantin died on 22 February 2002 at age 80.
  • 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
Life EventDateDescription
Marlene Goetsch was the daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Marlene Goetsch died before 2018.

Donald Goetsch

M, 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
Life EventDateDescription
Donald Goetsch was the son of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Donald Goetsch died before 2018.

Gaylord Goetsch

M, 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
Life EventDateDescription
Gaylord Goetsch was the son of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Gaylord Goetsch died before 2018.