Paul Dean Mittlesteadt

M, b. 8 July 1938, d. 2 February 2020
Father*Carl Reinhold Herman Mittlesteadt b. 22 Nov 1894, d. 22 Oct 1962
Mother*Frona P. Schuette b. 1901, d. 1975
Paul Mittlesteadt 1956 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 July 1938Paul Dean Mittlesteadt was born on 8 July 1938 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl Reinhold Herman Mittlesteadt and Frona P. Schuette.
MarriageMarch 1962Paul Dean Mittlesteadt married Juanita K. Petrus in March 1962.
Death2 February 2020Paul Dean Mittlesteadt died on 2 February 2020 at age 81 Paul Dean Mittelsteadt, 81, of Reedsburg, Wis., son of Reinhold C. and Frona P. (Schuette) Mittelsteadt, passed away on Sunday, Feb 2, 2020, at Gracewood Advanced Assisted Living and Memory Care of Highland, in St. Paul, Minn., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Paul worked as a heavy equipment mechanic, at G.I. Case in Shakopee, Minn., for 30 years and for the last 10 years before his retirement in 2008 at Reedsburg High School, as a custodian. He served for six-months in active duty in the Army at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and served for 15 years in the Army Reserves. He loved nature walks, especially at his family’s woodland that was part of the farm he grew up at, and Mirror Lake State Park.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Juanita, and son, Glen Mittelsteadt.

He is survived by his daughter, Karen McLaughlin (Meagan McLaughlin).

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Church, in Reedsburg, with Rev. Robert Moberg, interim pastor, and Pastor Meagan McLaughlin co-officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 12 noon until the time of the service. Burial will follow the services at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom.
  • Paul Dean Mittlesteadt graduated in 1956 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Rita C. Gerich

F, d. 22 December 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rego.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRita C. Gerich married Lawrence Rego, son of George Edward Rego and Genevieve Mary Connors.
Death22 December 2016Rita C. Gerich died on 22 December 2016.

Ruth A. Radloff

F, b. 13 August 1906, d. 5 December 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRuth A. Radloff married Leon E. Thies, son of Henry J. Thies and Meta L. Meyer.
Birth13 August 1906Ruth A. Radloff was born on 13 August 1906.
Death5 December 1996She died on 5 December 1996 at age 90.

Lois Adams

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Droes.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLois Adams married Eugene Edward Droes, son of Lorenz August Alfred Droes and Burgess Peck.

Leroy T. Hinze

M, b. 14 April 1937, d. 11 January 2015
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 April 1937Leroy T. Hinze was born on 14 April 1937.
Death11 January 2015He died on 11 January 2015 at age 77.

Thelma St. Clair

F, b. 30 November 1909, d. 19 August 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hurley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageThelma St. Clair married Francis R. Hurley.
Birth30 November 1909Thelma St. Clair was born on 30 November 1909 at Wisconsin.
Death19 August 2001She died on 19 August 2001 at age 91.

Loretta E. Sass

F, b. 3 January 1912, d. 27 December 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meyer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLoretta E. Sass married Walter Edwin Meyer.
Birth3 January 1912Loretta E. Sass was born on 3 January 1912.
Death27 December 2005She died on 27 December 2005 at Wisconsin at age 93.

Child of Loretta E. Sass and Walter Edwin Meyer

Edna Mae Meyer

F, b. 24 January 1940, d. 28 January 2017
Father*Walter Edwin Meyer b. 19 Dec 1906, d. 20 Oct 1966
Mother*Loretta E. Sass b. 3 Jan 1912, d. 27 Dec 2005
Edna Mae Meyer 1957 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Laabs.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdna Mae Meyer married (?) Laabs.
Birth24 January 1940Edna Mae Meyer was born on 24 January 1940 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Walter Edwin Meyer and Loretta E. Sass.
Death28 January 2017Edna Mae Meyer died on 28 January 2017 at Wisconsin at age 77.
  • Edna Mae Meyer graduated in 1957 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

(?) Laabs

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Laabs married Edna Mae Meyer, daughter of Walter Edwin Meyer and Loretta E. Sass.

Allan Dwars

M, b. 19 October 1937, d. 10 November 2000
Allan Dwars 1956 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 October 1937Allan Dwars was born on 19 October 1937 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death10 November 2000He died on 10 November 2000 at age 63.
  • Allan Dwars graduated in 1956 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Arthur Rudolph Brandt

M, b. 1 January 1892, d. 9 February 1941
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArthur Rudolph Brandt married Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister.
Birth1 January 1892Arthur Rudolph Brandt was born on 1 January 1892 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death9 February 1941He died on 9 February 1941 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 49.

Children of Arthur Rudolph Brandt and Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister

Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister

F, b. 16 January 1899, d. 24 August 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brandt.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister married Arthur Rudolph Brandt.
Birth16 January 1899Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister was born on 16 January 1899 at Richland, Wisconsin.
Death24 August 1953She died on 24 August 1953 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 54.

Children of Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister and Arthur Rudolph Brandt

Dolores Brandt

F, b. 20 July 1933, d. 20 July 1933
Father*Arthur Rudolph Brandt b. 1 Jan 1892, d. 9 Feb 1941
Mother*Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister b. 16 Jan 1899, d. 24 Aug 1953
Life EventDateDescription
Death20 July 1933Dolores Brandt died on 20 July 1933.
Birth20 July 1933She was born on 20 July 1933.
She was the daughter of Arthur Rudolph Brandt and Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister.

Doris Brandt

F, b. 20 July 1933, d. 20 July 1933
Father*Arthur Rudolph Brandt b. 1 Jan 1892, d. 9 Feb 1941
Mother*Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister b. 16 Jan 1899, d. 24 Aug 1953
Life EventDateDescription
Death20 July 1933Doris Brandt died on 20 July 1933.
Birth20 July 1933She was born on 20 July 1933.
She was the daughter of Arthur Rudolph Brandt and Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister.

Florence Neomi Brandt

F, b. 11 February 1936, d. 5 April 2018
Father*Arthur Rudolph Brandt b. 1 Jan 1892, d. 9 Feb 1941
Mother*Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister b. 16 Jan 1899, d. 24 Aug 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nee.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFlorence Neomi Brandt married John A. Nee.
Birth11 February 1936Florence Neomi Brandt was born on 11 February 1936.
She was the daughter of Arthur Rudolph Brandt and Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister.
Death5 April 2018Florence Neomi Brandt died on 5 April 2018 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 82.

John A. Nee

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn A. Nee married Florence Neomi Brandt, daughter of Arthur Rudolph Brandt and Bertha Wilhelmina C. Hammermeister.

Bernadine M. Brandt

F, b. 25 March 1939, d. 17 November 2006
Father*Arthur F. Brandt b. 1908, d. 1981
Mother*Bertha E. Fure b. 1913, d. 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ackley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBernadine M. Brandt married (?) Ackley.
Birth25 March 1939Bernadine M. Brandt was born on 25 March 1939 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Arthur F. Brandt and Bertha E. Fure.
Death17 November 2006Bernadine M. Brandt died on 17 November 2006 at age 67.

(?) Ackley

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Ackley married Bernadine M. Brandt, daughter of Arthur F. Brandt and Bertha E. Fure.

Elizabeth Reuter

F, b. 20 February 1877, d. 1 June 1947
Father*Peter Joseph Reuter b. c 1853, d. 8 Jun 1926
Mother*Mary Ann Hesseling b. 23 May 1855, d. 16 Aug 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fure.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Reuter married Anthony Fure.
Birth20 February 1877Elizabeth Reuter was born on 20 February 1877 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Peter Joseph Reuter and Mary Ann Hesseling.
Death1 June 1947Elizabeth Reuter died on 1 June 1947 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 70 Elizabeth (Reuter) Fure obituary.
The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) 03 Jun 1947 - Elizabeth (Reuter) Fure obituary

Children of Elizabeth Reuter and Anthony Fure

Joanne (?)

F, b. 8 August 1944, d. 24 July 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Grosklaus.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1944Joanne (?) was born on 8 August 1944.
Death24 July 1996She died on 24 July 1996 at age 51.

Harley Victor Oleson

M, b. circa 1909, d. November 1960
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarley Victor Oleson married Ruth Krueger, daughter of Herman Harry Frederick Krueger and Edna Florence Mears.
Birthcirca 1909Harley Victor Oleson was born circa 1909 at Wisconsin.
DeathNovember 1960He died in November 1960 at Wisconsin.

Carl Schanke

M, b. 3 April 1911, d. 22 March 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 April 1911Carl Schanke was born on 3 April 1911 at Wisconsin.
Marriage8 November 1934He married Margie E. Bloss on 8 November 1934.
Death22 March 1973Carl Schanke died on 22 March 1973 at Wisconsin at age 61.

Children of Carl Schanke and Margie E. Bloss

Margie E. Bloss

F, b. 24 March 1916, d. 21 August 1999
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 November 1934As of 8 November 1934,her married name was Schanke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 March 1916Margie E. Bloss was born on 24 March 1916.
Marriage8 November 1934She married Carl Schanke on 8 November 1934.
Death21 August 1999Margie E. Bloss died on 21 August 1999 at Wisconsin at age 83.

Children of Margie E. Bloss and Carl Schanke

Arland Dean Schanke

M, b. 8 August 1937, d. 23 December 1956
Father*Carl Schanke b. 3 Apr 1911, d. 22 Mar 1973
Mother*Margie E. Bloss b. 24 Mar 1916, d. 21 Aug 1999
Arland Dean Schanke
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1937Arland Dean Schanke was born on 8 August 1937 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl Schanke and Margie E. Bloss.
Death23 December 1956Arland Dean Schanke died on 23 December 1956 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 19.

Darlene Schanke

F, b. 13 November 1938, d. 5 June 2018
Father*Carl Schanke b. 3 Apr 1911, d. 22 Mar 1973
Mother*Margie E. Bloss b. 24 Mar 1916, d. 21 Aug 1999
Darlene Schanke 1958 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bennett.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDarlene Schanke married Glenn Bennett.
Birth13 November 1938Darlene Schanke was born on 13 November 1938.
She was the daughter of Carl Schanke and Margie E. Bloss.
Death5 June 2018Darlene Schanke died on 5 June 2018 at age 79.
  • Darlene Schanke graduated in 1958 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Glenn Bennett

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGlenn Bennett married Darlene Schanke, daughter of Carl Schanke and Margie E. Bloss.

Robert E. Burmester

M, b. 30 January 1941, d. 18 February 2014
Father*Christian A. Burmester b. 12 Sep 1902, d. 4 Dec 1971
Mother*Ruth Huntington Seymour b. 15 Apr 1907, d. 23 Dec 1995
Robert Burmester 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 January 1941Robert E. Burmester was born on 30 January 1941 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Christian A. Burmester and Ruth Huntington Seymour.
Death18 February 2014Robert E. Burmester died on 18 February 2014 at Florida at age 73 Robert E. "Bob" Burmester, age 73 years 0 months 19 days, passed away on February 18, 2014, at Hope Hospice, Fort Myers, Florida, from complications from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Bob was born on January 30, 1941, on the family farm in the Dellona Township, Reedsburg, Wisconsin, to Ruth (Seymour) and Christian Burmester.
  • Robert E. Burmester graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Neil Burmester

M, d. before 2014
Father*Christian A. Burmester b. 12 Sep 1902, d. 4 Dec 1971
Mother*Ruth Huntington Seymour b. 15 Apr 1907, d. 23 Dec 1995
Life EventDateDescription
Neil Burmester was the son of Christian A. Burmester and Ruth Huntington Seymour.
Deathbefore 2014Neil Burmester died before 2014.

Terry Lee Decot

M, b. 25 November 1941, d. 9 May 2013
Father*Lawrence William Decot b. 19 Jul 1918, d. 23 Nov 1990
Mother*Ruby Jean Dowd b. 5 Aug 1928, d. 19 Sep 2008
Terry Decot 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 November 1941Terry Lee Decot was born on 25 November 1941 at Richland, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Lawrence William Decot and Ruby Jean Dowd.
Death9 May 2013Terry Lee Decot died on 9 May 2013 at age 71.
  • Terry Lee Decot graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Richard J. Laukant

M, b. 12 March 1945, d. 20 May 2014
Father*Max George Laukant b. 16 Jun 1907, d. 26 Nov 1990
Mother*Goldie Martha Crown b. 19 Nov 1912, d. 19 Oct 1996
Richard Laukant 1963 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 March 1945Richard J. Laukant was born on 12 March 1945 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Max George Laukant and Goldie Martha Crown.
Death20 May 2014Richard J. Laukant died on 20 May 2014 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 69 Richard J. Laukant, 69, of Reedsburg passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born March 12, 1945, in Reedsburg, the son of Max and Goldie (Crown) Laukant.
June 22, 1968, he was united in marriage to Alice M. Astle at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Richard was a life-long farmer. He enjoyed flower gardening, fishing, hunting, being outdoors and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
Richard is survived by his wife, Alice of Reedsburg; children, Dennis (Michele) Laukant and David (Maggie) Laukant both of Reedsburg; grandchildren, C-C. Laukant, Amnesty Laukant, Josie Laukant, Ethan Laukant, Hunter Laukant, Maddox Laukant, Stormie Laukant, Skylar Laukant, T.J. Sullivan and Jordan Sullivan; sisters and brothers, Doris Langdon of Middleton, George Laukant of Sussex, Marvin (Janet) Laukant of Rock Springs, Betty (Lyle) Berfind of Wonewoc and Shirley (John) Johnson of Jackson, Mississippi; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael R. Laukant, June 15, 2013; and brothers, Howard and Max Laukant.

Services for Richard J. Laukant will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Farber Funeral Home, 2000 Viking Drive, Reedsburg, with Pastor Dianne Vielhuber officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Farber Funeral Home and again on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
  • Richard J. Laukant graduated in 1963 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.