Jay Floyd Walters

M, b. June 1879
Father*Josiah Walters b. Dec 1849
Mother*Josephine (?) b. Aug 1856
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJay Floyd Walters was also known as Floyd Jay.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1879Jay Floyd Walters was born in June 1879 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Josiah Walters and Josephine (?).

Martha E. Walter

F, b. June 1858, d. 1916
Father*Henry Walter b. c 1814, d. a 1860
Mother*Lydia Ankeny b. 6 Aug 1822, d. 22 May 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartha E. Walter was also known as Mattie E.
Married Name11 March 1875As of 11 March 1875,her married name was Toptine.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1858Martha E. Walter was born in June 1858 at Indiana.
She was the daughter of Henry Walter and Lydia Ankeny.
Marriage11 March 1875Martha E. Walter married Charles Andrew Toptine, son of Charles Toptine Sr. and Martha Jane Beighley, on 11 March 1875.
Death1916Martha E. Walter died in 1916.
Census DateLocationDescription
1860Warren, Clinton, IndianaMartha E. Walter was listed in Henry Walter's household on the 1860 Census at Warren, Clinton, Indiana.1
1880Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinMartha E. Walter was listed as wife in Charles Andrew Toptine's household on the 1880 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.2
1900Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinMartha E. Walter was listed as wife in Charles Andrew Toptine's household on the 1900 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinMartha E. Walter is listed as wife on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Charles Andrew Toptine at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.
1910Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinMartha E. Walter was listed as wife in Charles Andrew Toptine's household on the 1910 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.4
  • Martha E. Walter had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Warren, Clinton, Indiana; Roll M653_250; Page: 315; Image: 315; Family History Library Film: 803250.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll T623_1813; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 122.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1732; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 101; Image: 1171.

Charles Andrew Toptine

M, b. November 1853, d. 1932
Father*Charles Toptine Sr.
Mother*Martha Jane Beighley
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Andrew Toptine was also known as Andrew.
Name VariationCharles Andrew Toptine was also known as Charles Arthur.
Name VariationCharles Andrew Toptine was also known as A. J.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1853Charles Andrew Toptine was born in November 1853 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Charles Toptine Sr. and Martha Jane Beighley.
Marriage11 March 1875Charles Andrew Toptine married Martha E. Walter, daughter of Henry Walter and Lydia Ankeny, on 11 March 1875.
Death1932Charles Andrew Toptine died in 1932.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinCharles Andrew Toptine was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1900Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.2
1 June 1905Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.
1910Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll T623_1813; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 122.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll T624_1732; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 101; Image: 1171.

Rosanna (?)

F, b. April 1850, d. after June 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosanna (?) was also known as Rose (?).
Name VariationRosanna (?) was also known as Rossanna (?).
Married Namebefore 1868As of before 1868,her married name was Fahey.
Married Namebefore 1868As of before 1868,her married name was Fay.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1850Rosanna (?) was born in April 1850 at Ireland.
Marriagebefore 1868She married Matthew Fay before 1868.
Deathafter June 1900Rosanna (?) died after June 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 August 1870Chicago Ward 9, Cook, IllinoisRosanna (?) was listed in Matthew Fay's household on the 1870 Census at Chicago Ward 9, Cook, Illinois.1
1880Chicago, Cook, IllinoisRosanna (?) was listed as wife in Matthew Fay's household on the 1880 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.2
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 12, Cook, IllinoisRosanna (?) was listed as wife in Matthew Fay's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.3
  • Rosanna (?) immigrated in 1852.
  • She had 6 with 4 living in 1900 children.

Children of Rosanna (?) and Matthew Fay

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 3335.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0191 Page Number 538A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 378. Dwelling 23.

Kate Fay

F, b. circa 1868
Father*Matthew Fay b. Sep 1845, d. a Jun 1900
Mother*Rosanna (?) b. Apr 1850, d. a Jun 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKate Fay was also known as Katie.
Name VariationKate Fay was also known as Fahey.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Kate Fay was born circa 1868 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Matthew Fay and Rosanna (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
8 August 1870Chicago Ward 9, Cook, IllinoisKate Fay was listed in Matthew Fay's household on the 1870 Census at Chicago Ward 9, Cook, Illinois.1
1880Chicago, Cook, IllinoisKate Fay was listed as a daughter in Matthew Fay's household on the 1880 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.2
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 12, Cook, IllinoisKate Fay was listed as a daughter in Matthew Fay's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 3335.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0191 Page Number 538A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 378. Dwelling 23.

Delia Fay

F, b. circa 1873
Father*Matthew Fay b. Sep 1845, d. a Jun 1900
Mother*Rosanna (?) b. Apr 1850, d. a Jun 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDelia Fay was also known as Fahey.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1873Delia Fay was born circa 1873 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Matthew Fay and Rosanna (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Chicago, Cook, IllinoisDelia Fay was listed as a daughter in Matthew Fay's household on the 1880 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.1
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 12, Cook, IllinoisDelia Fay was listed as a daughter in Matthew Fay's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0191 Page Number 538A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 378. Dwelling 23.

William Fay

M, b. circa 1869
Father*Matthew Fay b. Sep 1845, d. a Jun 1900
Mother*Rosanna (?) b. Apr 1850, d. a Jun 1900
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1869William Fay was born circa 1869 at Illinois.
He was the son of Matthew Fay and Rosanna (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
8 August 1870Chicago Ward 9, Cook, IllinoisWilliam Fay was listed in Matthew Fay's household on the 1870 Census at Chicago Ward 9, Cook, Illinois.1
2 June 1900Chicago Ward 12, Cook, IllinoisWilliam Fay was listed as a son in Matthew Fay's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 3335.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 378. Dwelling 23.

Delores E. Craker

F, b. 22 December 1937, d. 24 December 2018
Father*Vinton Craker b. 25 Feb 1907, d. 1 Sep 1998
Mother*Viola L. Wagner b. 26 Aug 1910, d. 9 Apr 1994
Delores Craker 1955 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 September 1962As of 1 September 1962,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 December 1937Delores E. Craker was born on 22 December 1937 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Vinton Craker and Viola L. Wagner.
Death24 December 2018Delores 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
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Luella C Sass 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLuella C. Sass was also known as Lou.
Married Name12 February 1953As of 12 February 1953,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 October 1933Luella C. Sass was born on 22 October 1933.
She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Marriage12 February 1953Luella C. Sass married Edwin A. Klitzke, son of Walter H. Klitzke Sr. and Agnes M. Harms, on 12 February 1953.
Death25 February 2002Luella 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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFred W. Sass married Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Birth1 March 1905Fred W. Sass was born on 1 March 1905 at Wisconsin.
Death19 May 1980He 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRuth Ann Tourdot married Fred W. Sass.
Birth1 November 1904Ruth Ann Tourdot was born on 1 November 1904 at Wisconsin.
Death13 March 1996She 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 November 1950Lawrence Sass was born on 27 November 1950.
He was the son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Death24 August 1985Lawrence Sass died on 24 August 1985 at age 34.

Mildred Rosella Sass

F, b. 26 January 1936, d. 3 July 1992
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Rosella Sass 1953 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMildred Rosella Sass was also known as Rosella.
Married NameHer married name was Banichi.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 January 1936Mildred Rosella Sass was born on 26 January 1936.
She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Death3 July 1992Mildred 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
Father*Fred W. Sass b. 1 Mar 1905, d. 19 May 1980
Mother*Ruth Ann Tourdot b. 1 Nov 1904, d. 13 Mar 1996
Anna Sass 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Madden.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Marie Sass married Charles Patrick Madden.
Birth27 July 1941Anna Marie Sass was born on 27 July 1941.
She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Death27 August 1978Anna Marie Sass died on 27 August 1978 at age 37.
  • 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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Patrick Madden married Anna Marie Sass, daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Birth2 March 1940Charles Patrick Madden was born on 2 March 1940 at Wisconsin.
Death29 September 2009He died on 29 September 2009 at Wisconsin at age 69.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1928Fred Sass Jr. was born in 1928.
He was the son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.

Bertha C. Sass

F, b. 1935
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 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha C. Sass was also known as Bert.
Married Name10 June 1954As of 10 June 1954,her married name was Klitzke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1935Bertha C. Sass was born in 1935.
She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Marriage10 June 1954Bertha C. Sass married Marvin W. Klitzke on 10 June 1954 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 10 June 1954
  • 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1930Marvin W. Klitzke was born in 1930.
Marriage10 June 1954He married Bertha C. Sass, daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot, on 10 June 1954 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marvin and Bertha (Sass) Klitzke 10 June 1954
  • 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
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 1957 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 January 1940John Sass was born on 26 January 1940.
He was the son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Marriage8 August 1964John Sass married Yvonne VanSlambrouck on 8 August 1964 at Germany.
Death20 June 2015John 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage8 August 1964Yvonne VanSlambrouck married John Sass, son of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot, on 8 August 1964 at Germany.
Death2003Yvonne VanSlambrouck died in 2003.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 April 1947Mary Ann Sass was born on 18 April 1947 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Fred W. Sass and Ruth Ann Tourdot.
Death7 August 2012Mary 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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge A. H. Klitzke married Frieda Harms, daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Birth21 June 1896George A. H. Klitzke was born on 21 June 1896 at Wisconsin also reported as Jun 1895.
He was the son of William F. H. Klitzke and Emma B. Dwars.
Death17 August 1974George A. H. Klitzke died on 17 August 1974 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Father*Walter H. Klitzke Sr. b. 18 Oct 1900, d. 18 Oct 1982
Mother*Agnes M. Harms b. 1902, d. 3 Mar 1997
Allen E Klitzke - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1952
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 June 1933Allen Emil Klitzke was born on 11 June 1933.
He was the son of Walter H. Klitzke Sr. and Agnes M. Harms.
Death25 August 1971Allen Emil Klitzke died on 25 August 1971 at age 38.
  • 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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1869August Harms was born in May 1869 at Germany.
He was the son of John Harms and Dorathea (?).
Marriagecirca 1897August Harms married Regina C. Schacke circa 1897.
Death27 October 1939August Harms died on 27 October 1939 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 July 1874Regina C. Schacke was born on 12 July 1874 at Wisconsin also reported as July 1873.
Marriagecirca 1897She married August Harms, son of John Harms and Dorathea (?), circa 1897.
Death26 October 1953Regina C. Schacke died on 26 October 1953 at age 79.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrieda Harms married George A. H. Klitzke, son of William F. H. Klitzke and Emma B. Dwars.
Birth3 July 1897Frieda Harms was born on 3 July 1897 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Death14 April 1938Frieda Harms died on 14 April 1938 at age 40.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma Harms married Frank W. Fulton.
BirthMarch 1900Emma Harms was born in March 1900 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Death27 October 1955Emma Harms died on 27 October 1955 at age 55.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 February 1904Edna Harms was born on 24 February 1904 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Marriage24 November 1926Edna Harms married Wesley Gross on 24 November 1926.
Death9 September 1991Edna Harms died on 9 September 1991 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 April 1906Martha Harms was born on 22 April 1906 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Death19 January 1994Martha Harms died on 19 January 1994 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 July 1908Amanda M. Harms was born on 24 July 1908 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Harms and Regina C. Schacke.
Marriagebefore 1930Amanda M. Harms married Harry L. Vertein, son of Henry Vertein, before 1930.
Death17 November 1986Amanda M. Harms died on 17 November 1986 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.