Leigh Rex Larson


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Leigh Rex Larson was born March 12, 1941, at St. Mary's Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. He is the son of Wilbur Almo Larson of Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI and Ruth Gertrude Bickett of the Village of Yellow Springs, Greene Co., OH.




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Leigh Rex Larson was born March 12, 1941, at St. Mary's Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.


   

Leigh in Watertown at age 9 Months, 700 Clyman Street, Watertown, WI, December, 1941. The dogs, left to right, are Sniffy, Minnie and Dixie.


       

Leigh in Watertown at age 9 Months, 700 Clyman Street, Watertown, WI, December, 1941.



   

Leigh was in London, England, in March 9, 1991, and climbed atop the largest bronze lion statue in Trafalgar Square.


 


Leigh and his brother, Reed, attended the Camp Ajawah Boy Scout Camp for two weeks in the summer of 1951, located on Linwood Lake, near Wyoming, Chisago Co., MN. It is located approximately 35 miles north of the Twin Cities near I35. http://www.ajawah.org/boys.html     


 


       

The new owner's cabin at John's Lake, Waushara Co., WI, 2016.


2007-2008 Watertown CC Winter Tour, Leigh Larson, Watertown, WI, December 22, 2007


 

 

 

Leigh at age 1 with grandmother Gertrude Bickett, 700 Clyman Street, Watertown, WI, 1942.


   

Leigh and Reed Larson, about 1945


Leigh and Reed Larson, about 1947


Reed, Leigh and Bruce Larson, about 1951


Leigh's UW Madison 1963 Graduation Picture, age 22.


Leigh's Second Paycheck, Uniroyal, Stoughton, WI, July 15, 1963.


Nancy's dog, Saraya.


Nancy at Hoover Dam, Arizona/Nevada border, 2016


Ortwin Dobratz

Ortwin W. Dobratz, 88, of Watertown, died on Saturday evening, March 3, 2007, at Marquardt Memorial Manor in Watertown. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Michael Jensen of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery, Concord. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to St. Mark's Lutheran School or Lakeside Lutheran High School in Lake Mills. He was born April 21, 1918, in the town of Concord, son of Erwin and Edna (Maaz) Dobratz. He married Dorothy Huebner on May 22, 1943, at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown. Ortwin attended St. Stephen's Lutheran Grade School in Concord. He had been employed at Brandt Automatic        Cashier in Watertown for 32 years. He was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical    Lutheran Church, where he served as an elder. He was also a mem­ber of AARP, enjoyed garden­ing and was a handyman. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchil­dren. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Dobratz of Watertown; two daughters, Barbara (William) Cichanofsky and Nancy Schultz, both of Watertown; four grandchil­dren, Mark (Vicki) Cichanofsky, Michael (Shelly) Cichanofsky, Nicholas (Ginni) Kienast and Nathan Kienast; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daugh­ter, Kathleen, in infancy. Hafemeister Funeral Home 611 E. Main St. Watertown

 

 

 

 

Dorothy Dobratz

Dorothy M. Dobratz, 85, of Watertown, died Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2007, at Watertown Memorial Hospital. Private family services were held. Burial took place at St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery, Concord. Memorials are suggested to St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church or the charity of one's choice. The former Dorothy M. Huebner was born in Watertown on Feb. 16, 1922, daughter of the late Otto and Ida (Miller) Huebner. On May 22, 1943, she married Ortwin W. Dobratz at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2007. Dorothy graduated from Watertown High School and had been employed at Mid-State Shoe Factory in Watertown and also at the Watertown School District for many years until her retirement. She loved spending time with her family and also enjoyed cooking, baking, and traveling. She was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown and also AARP. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara (William) Cichanofsky, and Nancy Schultz, both of Watertown; four grandchildren, Mark (Vicki) Cichanofsky, Michael (Shelly) Cichanofsky, Nicholas (Ginni) Kienast and Nathan (Nicole Muth) Kienast; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Lucille (James) Thrams of Watertown; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Kathleen in infancy; a sister, Mabel Kube; and a brother, Otto Huebner Jr.