Delores E. Craker

F, b. 22 December 1937, d. 24 December 2018
Delores Craker 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Vinton Craker b. 25 Feb 1907, d. 1 Sep 1998
Mother*Viola L. Wagner b. 26 Aug 1910, d. 9 Apr 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 September 1962As of 1 September 1962,her married name was Klitzke.
  • Delores E. Craker was born on 22 December 1937 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Vinton Craker and Viola L. Wagner.
  • Delores E. Craker died on 24 December 2018 at age 81 Delores E. Klitzke, age 81, of Janesville, passed away at her home on Monday, December 24, 2018. Delores was born on December 22, 1937, in Reedsburg, WI, the daughter of Vinton and Viola (Wagner) Craker. She grew up in Reedsburg where she attended schools and graduated from Reedsburg, High School. Delores married Rupert F. Klitzke on September 1, 1962, at St. John Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. A Janesville resident for many years, she was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Delores was a loving and concerned mother. She took care of her home and family, as well as her extended family of sons-in-law, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.

    Delores is survived by her husband, Rupert Klitzke; four daughters: Dana (Darrin) Riley of Janesville, Kristine Klitzke of Janesville, Rachel (Rob) Resch of Middleton, WI, Rebecca (Tom) Richardson of Roscoe, IL; one son, Dale (Lynn) Klitzke of Monroe, WI; five grandchildren: Elizabeth, Evony, Sage, Mike and Dominic. She is further survived by one sister, Evaline; and one brother, Marlan; as well as many nieces and nephews.

    Memorial services will be held at 12 Noon, Friday, December 28, 2018, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 South Ringold Street, Janesville. Rev. Daniel Decker will officiate. Visitation will be at the Church on Friday from 11 a.m. until Noon. Burial will be at a later date in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, WI. The Klitzke family is being assisted by Henke-Clarson Funeral Home.
     Delores E. Craker graduated in 1955 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Luella C. Sass

F, b. 22 October 1933, d. 25 February 2002
Luella C Sass 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLuella C. Sass was also known as Lou.
Married Name12 February 1953As of 12 February 1953,her married name was Klitzke.
  • Luella C. Sass was born on 22 October 1933.
  • She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • Luella C. Sass married Edwin A. Klitzke, son of Walter H. Klitzke Sr. and Agnes M. Harms, on 12 February 1953.
  • Luella C. Sass died on 25 February 2002 at age 68 Luella "Lou" C. Klitzke, age 68, of Rock Springs, died Monday, February 25, 2002 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on October 22, 1933 in Ironton Township, Sauk County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Fred and Ruth (Tourdot) Sass. On February 12, 1953 she was united in marriage to Edwin A. Klitzke. This marriage was blessed with three children. She was a member of St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Luella was employed with the Reedsburg School District for 18 years. She was very devoted to her job at the Rock Springs Elementary School. Her time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were very important to her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin A. Klitzke on February 19, 2000; her parents; a brother, Lawrence Sass, and two sisters, Mildred Rosella Banichi and Anna Marie Madden. She is survived by her children: Lou Ann (James) Byrnes of Wonewoc, Diane (Terry) Geyman of Rock Springs, Dennis (Julie) Klitzke of Rock Springs; granddaughters: Sue (Devin) Reich, Tracey (Chad) Davis, Lisa (Dan) Harrison, Jamie Geyman, Mandy Geyman and Hannah Klitzke; great-grandchildren: Alexis Davis, Mara Davis and Charity Reich; her brothers and sisters: Rose Mary Leake of Oxford, Fred Sass of Reedsburg, Betty (Jerry) Langenfeld of Eldorado, Bert (Marv) Klitzke of Stoughton, Jerry (Violet) Sass of Wonewoc, John (Yvonne) Sass of Brighton, Tennessee, Clarence (Sharon) Sass of Arlington, Bonnie (John) Berndt of Reedsburg, Mary Ann Sass of Baraboo; nieces, nephews, cousins, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Luella Klitzke will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 28, 2002 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Rev. Kevin J. Kohnke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends called on Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.
     Luella C. Sass graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Fred W. Sass

M, b. 1 March 1905, d. 19 May 1980
  • Fred W. Sass married Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • Fred W. Sass was born on 1 March 1905 at Wisconsin.
  • He died on 19 May 1980 at age 75.

Children of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot

Ruth Ann Tourdot

F, b. 1 November 1904, d. 13 March 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sass.
  • Ruth Ann Tourdot married Fred W. Sass.
  • Ruth Ann Tourdot was born on 1 November 1904 at Wisconsin.
  • She died on 13 March 1996 at age 91.

Children of Ruth Ann Tourdot and Fred W. Sass

Lawrence Sass

M, b. 27 November 1950, d. 24 August 1985
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
  • Lawrence Sass was born on 27 November 1950.
  • He was the son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • Lawrence Sass died on 24 August 1985 at age 34.

Mildred Rosella Sass

F, b. 26 January 1936, d. 3 July 1992
Rosella Sass 1953 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMildred Rosella Sass was also known as Rosella.
Married NameHer married name was Banichi.
  • Mildred Rosella Sass was born on 26 January 1936.
  • She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • Mildred Rosella Sass died on 3 July 1992 at age 56.
     Mildred Rosella Sass graduated in 1953 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Anna Marie Sass

F, b. 27 July 1941, d. 27 August 1978
Anna Sass 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Madden.
     Anna Marie Sass graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Charles Patrick Madden

M, b. 2 March 1940, d. 29 September 2009

Fred Sass Jr.

M, b. 1928
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996

Bertha C. Sass

F, b. 1935
Bertha C Sass 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha C. Sass was also known as Bert.
Married Name10 June 1954As of 10 June 1954,her married name was Klitzke.
     Bertha C. Sass graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin. On 12 June 2004 at Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin, Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 6, 2004 - Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 50th wedding anniversary celebration

Marvin W. Klitzke

M, b. 1930
Marvin Klitzke 1948 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarvin W. Klitzke was also known as Marv.
     On 12 June 2004 at Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin, Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 6, 2004 - Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 50th wedding anniversary celebration

John Sass

M, b. 26 January 1940, d. 20 June 2015
John Sass 1957 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
  • John Sass was born on 26 January 1940.
  • He was the son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • John Sass married Yvonne VanSlambrouck on 8 August 1964 at Germany.
  • John Sass died on 20 June 2015 at age 75 John J. Sass, 75, of Brighton, Tennessee, formerly of Reedsburg, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015.

    John was born Jan. 26, 1940. He was a retired dairy farmer, a 15-year employee of Mueller Fittings and a United States Air Force veteran. On Aug. 8, 1964, John was united in marriage to Yvonne VanSlambrouck, in Germany. This marriage was blessed with five children. Yvonne preceded him in death in 2003.

    John is survived by four daughters, Karen Sass of Brighton, Tennessee, Sandra Sass of Covington, Tennessee, Pamela (Richard) Cahaly of Belmont, Massachusetts, and Catharine (Kelly) Petty of Wentzville, Missouri; one son, Jeffrey Sass of Sparta; seven grandchildren, Emma, Ben, Zach, Jay, Katie, Christina and James; four sisters, Rosemary Leake, Betty Langenfeld Bertha Klitzke and Bonnie Berndt; three brothers, Freddy Sass, Jerry Sass, and Clarence Sass.

    He was also preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Anne, Louella, Rosella and Mary Ann; and a brother, Lawrence.

    A Mass of Christian burial for John J. Sass will be conducted at noon Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Reedsburg, with Father David Carrano officiating. Private family burial will take place Friday in Calvary Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church.

    Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
     John Sass graduated in 1957 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Yvonne VanSlambrouck

F, d. 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 August 1964As of 8 August 1964,her married name was Sass.

Mary Ann Sass

F, b. 18 April 1947, d. 7 August 2012
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
  • Mary Ann Sass was born on 18 April 1947 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
  • Mary Ann Sass died on 7 August 2012 at age 65 Mary Ann Sass, age 65 of Baraboo died on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at her home. She was born on April 18, 1947 in Ironton Township, Sauk Co. Wisconsin the daughter of Fred W. and Ruth (Tourdot) Sass. She was a happy go lucky person most of the time that enjoyed singing and talking to God. She enjoyed traveling and has been many places, like New York City and Disneyland; and she enjoyed shopping, especially for purses, necklaces and rings. She was a God Sent to the family. She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 sisters, Louella, Rosella and Annie and a brother Lawrence.

    She is survived by her brothers and sisters

    Fred Sass Jr. of Reedsburg

    John Sass of Brighton, TN

    Jerome (Violet) Sass of Reedsburg

    Clarence (Sharon) Sass of Arlington

    Rose Mary Leake of Oxford

    Bertha ‘Bert’ (Marvin) Klitzke of Stoughton

    Betty Langfeld of Oxford

    Bonnie (John) Berndt of Alabama

    Many nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.

    We honor her life with a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 11:30 A.M. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Reedsburg with Fr. Thomas Monaghan officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Reedsburg. Visitation will be on Monday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. The family is requesting memorial masses to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in lieu of flowers. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

George A. H. Klitzke

M, b. 21 June 1896, d. 17 August 1974
Father*William F. H. Klitzke b. 29 Apr 1873, d. 10 Jun 1917
Mother*Emma B. Dwars b. 23 Jul 1875, d. 23 Oct 1958
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinGeorge A. H. Klitzke was listed as a son in William F. H. Klitzke's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
11 May 1910Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinGeorge A. H. Klitzke was listed as a son in William F. H. Klitzke's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of George A. H. Klitzke and Frieda Harms

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 129.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 201.

Allen Emil Klitzke

M, b. 11 June 1933, d. 25 August 1971
Allen E Klitzke - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Father*Walter H. Klitzke Sr. b. 18 Oct 1900, d. 18 Oct 1982
Mother*Agnes M. Harms b. 1902, d. 3 Mar 1997
     Allen Emil Klitzke graduated in 1952 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

August Harms

M, b. May 1869, d. 27 October 1939
Father*John Harms b. 7 Oct 1831, d. 8 Dec 1908
Mother*Dorathea (?) b. 15 Sep 1836, d. 4 Oct 1918
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Harms was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe is listed as partner (actually son) on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Harms was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Regina C. Schacke

F, b. 12 July 1874, d. 26 October 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1897As of circa 1897,her married name was Harms.
  • Regina C. Schacke was born on 12 July 1874 at Wisconsin also reported as July 1873.
  • She married August Harms, son of John Harms and Dorathea (?), circa 1897.
  • Regina C. Schacke died on 26 October 1953 at age 79.
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinRegina C. Schacke was listed as wife in August Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinRegina C. Schacke is listed as wife of partner (actually wife of son) on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinRegina C. Schacke was listed as wife in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     Regina C. Schacke had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children. She had 6 with 6 living in 1910 children.

Children of Regina C. Schacke and August Harms

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Frieda Harms

F, b. 3 July 1897, d. 14 April 1938
Father*August Harms b. May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1939
Mother*Regina C. Schacke b. 12 Jul 1874, d. 26 Oct 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Klitzke.
Name VariationFrieda Harms was also known as Freda.
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrieda Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrieda Harms is listed as granddaugher on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrieda Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Child of Frieda Harms and George A. H. Klitzke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Emma Harms

F, b. March 1900, d. 27 October 1955
Father*August Harms b. May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1939
Mother*Regina C. Schacke b. 12 Jul 1874, d. 26 Oct 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fulton.
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Harms is listed as granddaugher on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Edna Harms

F, b. 24 February 1904, d. 9 September 1991
Father*August Harms b. May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1939
Mother*Regina C. Schacke b. 12 Jul 1874, d. 26 Oct 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 November 1926As of 24 November 1926,her married name was Gross.
  • Edna Harms was born on 24 February 1904 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
  • Edna Harms married Wesley Gross on 24 November 1926.
  • Edna Harms died on 9 September 1991 at age 87.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEdna Harms is listed as granddaugher on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEdna Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Martha Harms

F, b. 22 April 1906, d. 19 January 1994
Father*August Harms b. May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1939
Mother*Regina C. Schacke b. 12 Jul 1874, d. 26 Oct 1953
  • Martha Harms was born on 22 April 1906 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
  • Martha Harms died on 19 January 1994 at age 87.
Census DateLocation
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinMartha Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Amanda M. Harms

F, b. 24 July 1908, d. 17 November 1986
Father*August Harms b. May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1939
Mother*Regina C. Schacke b. 12 Jul 1874, d. 26 Oct 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1930As of before 1930,her married name was Vertein.
Census DateLocation
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAmanda M. Harms was listed as a daughter in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Amanda M. Harms and Harry L. Vertein

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

Dorathea (?)

F, b. 15 September 1836, d. 4 October 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorathea (?) was also known as Dora (?).
Name VariationDorathea (?) was also known as Catherine (?).
Married Namecirca 1860As of circa 1860,her married name was Harms.
  • Dorathea (?) was born on 15 September 1836 at Germany.
  • She married John Harms circa 1860.
  • Dorathea (?) died on 4 October 1918 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorathea (?) was listed as mother in August Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorathea (?) is listed as wife on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Harms at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
6 May 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorathea (?) was listed as mother in August Harms's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Child of Dorathea (?) and John Harms

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 241.

John Harms

M, b. 7 October 1831, d. 8 December 1908
  • John Harms was born on 7 October 1831 at Germany.
  • He married Dorathea (?) circa 1860.
  • John Harms died on 8 December 1908 at age 77.
Census DateLocation
19 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Harms was listed as father in August Harms's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Harms appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of John Harms and Dorathea (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 177.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 48.

Marie Gade

F, d. before 1890
Father*Frederick Gade b. c 1828, d. 21 Jan 1890
Mother*Dorothea Schroder b. c 1834, d. b 1918

Dorothea Hiene

F, b. April 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Hiene was also known as Dora.
Married Namecirca 1883As of circa 1883,her married name was Gade.
     Dorothea Hiene had 7 with 7 living in 1900 children.

Children of Dorothea Hiene and Friedrich William Gade

Henry J. Harms

M, b. 14 November 1852, d. 1930
Father*Frederick Harms b. c 1824, d. 1917
Mother*Louise Bodenstab b. c 1825, d. 1915
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHenry J. Harms was listed as a son in Frederick Harms's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHenry J. Harms was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
21 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     Henry and Louise (GADE) HARMS had eight children: Frederick married Martha HARTIG, and resided in Westfield; William married Elsie GOETSCH, a resident of north Westfield; Mary, wife of Walter GOETSCH, a farmer in the town of Washington; Henry married Amanda PETERS, and residing in the northwest corner of Washington; Dorothea, wife of Albert KOENECKE, a farmer on Babb's Prairie, town of Reedsburg; Ludwig married Emma ROEWER, living in Westfield, and on the HARMS farm; Ernest, married Loraine ZIMMERMAN, of Loganville, and resides in that village, and Lydia, wife of Paul MEYER of Westfield; they occupy the Fred MEYER, his father's homestead. HENRY HARMS. For upwards of half a century the name and career
of Henry Harms have been identified with Sauk County. The first work
he did in the county was, as a harvest man, and the accumulations that have made him one of the most prosperous farmers in Westfield Township have been the result of a slow and toilsome progress.
Mr. Harms was born in Germany, November 14, 1852, a son of Frederick and Margaret (Bodenstab) Harms. The family came to Sauk
County in 1869, settling in Westfield Township, where his father hired
out his services toi others for several years, but about 1873 bought the land where his son Henry now lives. The old homestead consisted of eighty acres and its first improvement was a log house. It was gradually brought under cultivation, and the father lived there for a. number of years, finally going out to Nebraska with his son William. He died in that state in 1917, at the advanced age of ninety-three years and three months. Iis wife also passed away in Nebraska, aged ninety-one, in 1915. Thus they were of hardy and vigorous stock and their lives were prolonged beyond the normal expectation of years, though both of them were hard workers. They were active members of the Lutheran Church. Their five children were Henry, William, Dorris, Fritz and Catherine. Dorris died in 1915, at the age of fifty-six. Henry Harms acquired his early education in Germany. 'He was old enough to do a full day's work when he arrived in Sauk C'ounty in July, 1869, and a few days later he was earning a wage as a harvest hand in Dane County, Wisconsin. For several years he worked; saved and finally invested his earnings in the old homestead of eighty acres. He has since added two other eighties, making his home farm 240 acres. Still another eighty came under his ownership, but he sold that to his son Frederick and later he bought 160' acres which is now owned by his son William. All these tracts of land are in Westfield Township and they represent a
splendid estate for one family. Mr. Harms has invested much of his income in buildings and other improvements, and he has one of the finest barns in the township, 42 by 108 feet in ground dimensions. Many years ago Mr. Harms had some experience in hop growing, formerly one of the chief industries of the county. He runs a fine dairy of Holstein cattle, keeping about forty head of cows besides a large amount of young stock. He has rendered public service on the school board and is an active republican. He and his family worship in the Lutheran faith. In 1880 Mr. Harms married Miss Louisa Gade. She was born at Reedsburg, Wisconsin, in 1858, a daughter of Fred and Dora (Schroeder) Gade. Her parents, both now deceased, were among the pioneer settlers of Reedsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Harms have eight children, the four younger ones still living at home. Frederick, the oldest, married Martha Hartig, who died in 1904. The son William, another practical and progressive young farmer of Westfield Township, married Elsa Goetsch. Henry married Amanda Peters. The daughter Mary is the wife of Wlalter Goetsch. The four younger children at home are Dora, Ludwig, Ernest and Lydia. Henry J. Harms immigrated in 1869.

Children of Henry J. Harms and Louise K. D. Gade

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 284D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 4.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 87.

Frederick Harms

M, b. circa 1824, d. 1917
  • Frederick Harms married Louise Bodenstab.
  • Frederick Harms was born circa 1824 at Hanover, Germany.
  • He died in 1917 at at the advanced age of ninety-three years and three months.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick Harms was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Frederick HARMS, a German immigrant of about 1870, settled on a farm on the Westfield-Reedsburg boundary line. He was married in Germany to Louise BODENSTAB, and their five children, Henry, William, Dorothea, Frederick, and Catherine, were born there. Henry, who married Louise GADE, purchased his father's farm in later years, where he resided and which he still owns.

Children of Frederick Harms and Louise Bodenstab

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 284D.

Louise Bodenstab

F, b. circa 1825, d. 1915
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harms.
Name VariationLouise Bodenstab was also known as Margaret.
Name VariationLouise Bodenstab was also known as Elizabeth.
  • Louise Bodenstab married Frederick Harms.
  • Louise Bodenstab was born circa 1825 at Hanover, Germany.
  • She died in 1915 at aged ninety-one, Nebraska.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLouise Bodenstab was listed as wife in Frederick Harms's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Louise Bodenstab and Frederick Harms

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 284D.