Classmates H through J




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Hady, James Chester "Jim". Born July 10, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

James Chester "Jim" Hady was first married (1) April 4, 1964, to: Marie L. Satkiewicz. Born March 16, 1943, in Illinois. Divorced.

James Chester "Jim" Hady was then married (2) to: Sharon M. (Clark) Radek. Born August 11, 1946, in Michigan.

Sharon M. Clark was first married (1) July 6, 1968, at Our Lady of the Angels Church, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, to: Michael A. Radek. Born June 8, 1943, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Died about August 30, 1985, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Cook Co., IL (age 42). Cremains placed in River Grove Cemetery. He had Multiple Sclerosis.

Lived at: 220 South Waterman Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Hamann, Corinne Ruth. Born December 13, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died January 10, 1982, in Dodge Co., WI, (age 40). Buried in Richwood Cemetery, Richwood, Dodge Co., WI.

Corinne Ruth Hamann was married October 20, 1962, to a classmate: Stephen Glenn "Steve" Anderson. Born September 14, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lived in: Wisconsin


Harberg, Charles Thorlief "Chuck". Born July 30, 1941, in Bethel, AK. Died January 6, 2017, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., WI (age 75).

Charles Thorlief "Chuck" Harberg was first married (1) August 12, 1966, at Glenwood Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hennepin Co., MN, to: Linda Mae Mortvedt. Born about 1946, in Seattle, King Co., WA. Divorced February 25, 1983, in Waukesha Co., WI.

Linda Mae (Mortvedt) Harberg was then married (2) December 29, 1983, in Waukesha Co., WI, to: Richard Scott Brown. Born March 2, 1942, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI.

Richard Scott Brown was first married (1) June 27, 1964, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Sussex, Waukesha Co., WI, to Harriet Jane Hardiman. Born about 1942, in Sussex, Waukesha Co., WI. Divorced January 14, 1982, in Waukesha Co., WI. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hardiman.

Charles Thorlief "Chuck" Harberg then married (2) February 23, 1985, in Waukesha Co., WI, to: Anne Calhoun (Domino) Blaine. Born January, 1950, in Cuyahoga Co., OH.

Anne Calhoun Domino was first married (1) August 22, 1970, in Cuyahoga Co., OH, to: Kenneth Stephen Blaine. Born July, 1949, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH. Divorced April 26, 1983, in Waukesha Co., WI.

Lived at: 21415 Lancelot Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, Sunday, January 8, 2017

Charles Harberg

Harberg, Rev. Charles "Chuck" July 30, 1941 - Jan. 6, 2017. We honor and celebrate your life. Loving husband of Anne for 32 years. Cherished father of Jana Harberg, Sara (Dan) Burns, Ken Blaine, Jim (Kaity) Blaine, Kevin (Kim) Blaine. "Papa Chuck" of 15 grandchildren. Preceded in death by beloved sister Kris and brother Fred. Further survived by nieces, nephews and friends. Family was his center and greatest joy. Born to missionaries Rev. Thorlief and Elsie Harberg in Bethel Alaska, that spirit remained the passion of his life. As an ordained Moravian minister, Chuck left an impact on every life he touched. Memorial service will be held at Community United Methodist Church, 14700 Watertown Plank Rd, Elm Grove, on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Visitation will be held from 1PM to 3:15PM until time of service at 3:30PM, fellowship to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Community United Methodist Church of Elm Grove or United Methodist Committee of Relief (UMCOR).


Herold, Glenn Herbert. Born June 7, 1939, in Watertown, Dodge Co., WI. Died October 19, 2015, in Wisconsin (age 76). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Glenn  Herbert Herold was married September 16, 1972, at the Watertown Moravian Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Mary Ann Liebl. Born May 19, 1937, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI.

Lived at: Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., WI.


Harris, Donna Lee. Born March 3, 1940, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Died October 31, 2004, in Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 64). Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane Co., WI.

Donna Lee Harris was first married (1) March 8, 1985, in Madison, Dane Co., WI, to: John Stanley Rebout. Born February 11, 1948, in Unknown. Divorced February 26, 1983, in Madison, Dane Co., WI.

Donna Lee (Harris) Rebout then married (2) February 26, 1993, in Madison, Dane Co., WI, to: Theodore Glenn Dillon. Born April 21, 1927, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Died July 21, 1993, at a Madison hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 66). Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane Co., WI.


Heck, Sharon Ann. Born November 27, 1941, in the Town of Emmet, Dodge Co., WI.

Sharon Ann Heck was married November 4, 1967, to: Raymond J. "Ray" Eigenberger. Born July 11, 1935, in Franklin Milwaukee Co., WI. Died November 26, 2017, at home on Moose Lake, Town of Merton, Waukesha Co., WI (age 82).

Raymond J. "Ray" Eigenberger was first married (1) October 20, 1956, in Milwaukee Co., WI, to: Bonnie Marie Wnuk. Born May 26, 1938, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI. Died June 26, 1975, in La Grange, Walworth Co., WI (age 37). Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Tibbets, Walworth Co., WI. Divorced about 1959, in Wisconsin.

Lived at: N67 W33085 Oakridge Lane, Hartland, WI 53029

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Crematikon Services.

Raymond J. Eigenberger, Jr.

July 11, 1935 - November 26, 2017

Died Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the age of 82 surrounded by his family at home in Stone Bank (Moose Lake). Born July 11, 1935 in Franklin. The son of Ryamond H. Sr. and Laura (nee Mueller). Ray will be missed by his wife Sharon (nee Heck), his sons Dale (Michelle) and Curt (Barb), grandson Finn, granddaughters Abby and Rory, brothers Ronald and Russel, and lots of friends. Ray worked for Johnson Controls in maintenance for 42 years. He took over Sha-Ray Orchard in 1995. Ray enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, waterskiing, working in orchard and garden, watching Packers, pistachio and coconut cream pudding, and apple pie. Ray was a loving husband (married 50 years November 4), a caring father, and a good friend. Ray will be missed dearly. His bone and tissue will be donated to RTI Donor Services. He will be cremated with a Memorial Service to be held at a later date and time.


Held, John Edwin. Born April 14, 1941, in Hartford, Washington Co., WI. Died Monday, June 30, 1997, at his home, 4711 Kellyland St., Town of Weston, Marathon Co., WI (age 56). Buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Village of Kronenwetter, Marathon Co., WI. His sister is Mary Kathryn (Held) Boone (1938 - 1980). Earle M. Boone (Married 1970 in Riverside Co., CA).

John Edwin Held was married January 23, 1965, in Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO, to: Mary Katherine "Kathy" Deveney. Born November 17, 1942, in Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. Died June 7, 1995, at Wausau Hospital, Wausau Marathon Co., WI (age 52). Buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Village of Kronenwetter, Marathon Co., WI.

The Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau, Marathon Co., WI, Thursday June 8, 1995

Mary Held

Mary K. "Kathy" Held, 52, 4711 Kellyland St., town of Weston, died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, at Wausau Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hayden Funeral Home, Schofield.

 

The Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau, Marathon Co., WI, Friday June 9, 1995

Mary "Kathy" Held

Mary "Kathy" K. Held, 52, 4711 Kellyland St., Schofield, died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, at the Wausau Hospital. She had been employed as a receptionist for the Wausau Animal Hospital from 1990 to 1994. Survivors include her husband, John Held, Schofield; two daughters, Heather (Ryan) Dickey, Schofield, and Victoria Held, Wausau; one brother, Larry (Helen) Deveney, Texas; one sister, Donna Lomiller, Kansas City, Mo.; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Rothschild. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, town of Kronenwetter. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Hayden Funeral Home, Schofield, and again from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.

 

The Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau, Marathon Co., WI, Sunday, June 11, 1995

Mary Held, 52, town of Weston, receptionist for Wausau Animal Hospital, died June 7, 1995.

 

The Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau, Marathon Co., WI, Tuesday, July 1, 1997

John Held

John E. Held, 56, 4711 Kellyland St., Weston, was pronounced dead at his home, Monday, June 30, 1997. Arrangements are pending at Hayden Funeral Home, Schofield.

 

The Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau, Marathon Co., WI, Wednesday, July 2, 1997

John E. Held

John E. Held, 56, 4711 Kellyland St., Weston, was pronounced dead at his home, Monday, June 30, 1997. He was born April 14, 1941, in Hartford, Wis., son of the late Edwin J. and Marie (Mack) Held. He married Mary "Kathy" Deveney on Jan. 23, 1965, in Kansas City, Mo. She preceded him in death on June 7, 1995. He had been employed in Quality Control for Imperial Calumet Industries of Mosinee and more recently was self-employed in a small consulting firm. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1969, serving two tours in Vietnam. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Survivors include two daughters, Heather (Ryan) Dickey, Wisconsin Rapids, and Victoria Held, Wausau; and three grandchildren, Stephanie, Daniel, and Nicole Dickey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Boone. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 1997, at St. Therese Catholic Church, Rothschild. The Rev. Robert Streveler will officiate. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, town of Kronenwetter. Friends may call from 3 p.m. Thursday until the time of the services all at the church. Hayden Funeral Home, Schofield, assisted the family with the arrangements.


Heller, Ronald Richard "Ron". Born February 4, 1942, in the Town of Shields, Dodge Co., WI.

Ronald Richard "Ron" Heller was married January 23, 1960, to: Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Plate. Born September 3, 1941, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI. Died July 23, 2020, at Lewis County Nursing Home, Canton, MO (age 78).

Lived at: 19273 Tamarack Trail, Kirksville, MO 63501

The Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, Adams Co., IL, July 19, 2020

Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Heller of Green City, Mo., was called to be home with God on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton. Kathy was born Sept. 3, 1941, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Arthur and Lydia Plate of Oconomowoc, Wis. Kathy quickly made new friends and had many life experiences as she and the Heller family lived in various communities in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri. While Kathy had many work experiences, one close to her heart was working with consumers with developmental disabilities at Wider Opportunities in Lewis County and Chariton Valley in Kirksville. Kathy was a longtime adviser for the Kirksville Chapter of People First of Missouri and a member of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. Kathy was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Kirksville. Kathy loved family activities including camping and boating, especially the large family gatherings over the holidays in Wisconsin. She was also devoted to her precious dogs and cats. Survivors include her husband of 60-plus years, Ron Heller of Green City; daughter, Dawn (Jeff) Neil of Canton; sons, Donald (Cheri') Heller of Mexico, Mo., Duane (Britainy) Heller of Green City and Daryl (Julie) Heller of Traveler's Rest, S.C.; brother, Roger Plate of Oconomowoc; sister, Karen (Dennis) Bresnahan of Dousman, Wis.; brother, Jack Plate of Racine, Wis.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Kathy was cremated, and a memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Faith Lutheran Church. A Simplified Funeral Solution in Green Castle is handling arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton.


Henschel, Erla Mae. Born February 5, 1941, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI. Died January 6, 2017, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI (age 75). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown , Dodge Co., WI.

Erla Mae Henschel was married September 19, 1964, to: Raymond W. "Ray" Nickels. Born September 25, 1935, in the Town of Emmet, Dodge Co., WI.

Lived at: 1306 River Drive, Watertown, WI 53094

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Monday, January 9, 2017

Erla M. Nickels

February 5, 1941 - January 6, 2017 (age 75)

Erla M. Nickels, age 75, of Watertown, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Peter Wells officiating. Burial will take place at Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Family and friends may gather at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or to the charity of one’s choice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com. Erla Mae Henschel was born on February 5, 1941, in Oconomowoc, the daughter of Armond and Hilda (nee Groeler) Henschel. She was a 1959 graduate of Watertown High School. On September 19, 1964, she was united in marriage to Raymond W. Nickels. She had been employed at Watertown Hospital and Highland House. Erla was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Plattsdeutscher Verein. Erla is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ray Nickels of Watertown; three children: Karen (Brent) Boyd of Lebanon, Linda (Leo) Becker of Woodland and Tom (Penni) Nickels of Watertown; six grandchildren: Emily Boyd, Audrey Boyd, Allison Becker, Michael Becker, Dawson Nickels and Kylie Nickels; sister-in-law, Elsbeth Kietzmann of Beaver Dam as well as nephew, Alan Kietzmann, and niece, Renee Kietzmann. She was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Nicole.


Hensler, Barbara Florene. Born Sept. 28, 1941 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Sunday, November 8, 1992, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 51). Buried in the City of Waterloo Cemetery, Waterloo, Jefferson Co., WI.

Barbara Florene Hensler was married about September 13,  1959, in Watertown, WI, to a classmate: LeRoy John Sellnow. Born Dec. 13, 1938, in the Town of Shields, Dodge Co., WI. Died Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Unknown (age 78). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI. Divorced about June 14, 1978, in Jefferson Co., WI.

LeRoy John Sellnow was then married (2) July 8, 1979, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Sandra Ann "Sandy" (Krusick) Fischer. Born July 8, 1947.

Lived at: 1306 River Drive, Watertown, WI 53094

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, November, 1992

Barbara Sellnow

   

Barbara F. Sellnow, 51, 133-1/2 E. Main St., died Sunday evening at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. James Werner officiating. Burial will take place at City Cemetery in Waterloo. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of services. Memorials, if desired, can be given to St. Mark’s School library fund. The former Barbara Hensler was born Sept. 28, 1941 in Watertown, daughter of Lester and Dorothy (Behling) Hensler. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and graduated from Watertown High School in 1959. She had worked as an intern at the former St. Mary’s Hospital of Watertown. Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer (Robert M.) Butler and Julie (Gene) Kubly, both of Watertown; three sons, Daniel (Lori), Juneau, Brian (Margaret), Hubbleton, and Joel, Watertown; three grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly (William) Kasten, Waukesha, and Cordelia Sell, Markesan; one brother, Ronald (Joanne), Watertown; nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Leroy J. Sellnow

Leroy J. Sellnow, 78, of Watertown, with his family present and being at peace with his heavenly Father, reached out to his gracious Lord on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Throughout the ordeal he kept a positive attitude, living his life to the fullest with his loving wife Sandy of 37 years, also with family and friends. Leroy and Sandy were always seen together side by side, hand in hand, and were inseparable in everything they did. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. James Backus officiating. Burial will take place at Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Family and friends may gather at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com. Leroy John Sellnow was born on Dec. 13, 1938, in Watertown, the son of Gerhard and Esther (nee Druczinsky) Sellnow. He was a 1956 graduate of Watertown High School. He proudly served our country, enlisting in the United States Army and National Guards. He was a lifelong member and supporter of VFW and American Legion Post No. 189. On July 10, 1979, he married Sandy Krusick at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. He was the owner of Sellnow’s Salvage in Watertown, which was handed down to him from his father, who established the business in 1947. Leroy sold his business July 1, 2011. He worked hard to provide for his family in the brutal Wisconsin winters and the suffocating summers and never complained. Those who knew and loved him have fond memories of being out at the yard. Leroy and Sandy enjoyed endless hours with their family and friends creating countless memories over all the years at their cabin. Precious time spent included deer and turkey hunting, bird watching, campfires, making wood, grilling, card playing, movies and fishing. He was an extremely active man who enjoyed playing softball (Sellnow’s Savages), volleyball, darts and cornhole (bags). His favorite sports teams were the Cleveland Indians, Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and Wisconsin Badgers. Leroy’s sense of humor was contagious. Anyone with him would be in fits of laughter. He enjoyed life and the people in his life. He loved playing jokes, telling jokes and was a good sport about being the brunt of them. All who loved him will dearly miss him. He is survived by his soulmate, Sandy Sellnow; eight children, Daniel (Lori) Sellnow, Brian (Leah) Sellnow, Jennifer (Robert) Butler, Joel (friend Lisa) Sellnow, Lisa (Brock) Soutendijk, Garrick Fischer, Julie (fiancé Rich Patrie) Sellnow and Tyson Fischer; 18 grandchildren, Brennan, Samantha and Steven Sellnow, Jamie Rusch and Emerald Sellnow, Jeremy (Natalie) Kumbier, Matthew, Jacob, Hollie and Ethan Sellnow, Shane, Zachary, Dustin and Danielle Soutendijk, Kalin Fischer, Jesse and Amanda Kubly and Olivia Fischer; five great-grandchildren, Trent, Andre, Macie, Alivia and Gracelyn; brothers, Jon (Debbie) Sellnow and Dennis Sellnow; sisters, Arlene (Jim) Krause and Helen (Gary) Brashear; favorite brother-in-law, Ronald (Joann) Hensler; as well as nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Esther; father, Gerhard; brother, James; and first wife, Barbara (nee Hensler) Sellnow. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Hertel, Phyllis Mary "Fifi". Born August 8, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Phyllis Mary "Fifi" Hertel was married June 20, 1964, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Roger Lee Block. Born March 19, 1939, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Friday, May 24, 2024, at home, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI (age 85). Inurnment in St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

Lived at: N9209 Kohlhoff Lane, Watertown, WI 53094.

Roger L. Block

March 19, 1939 - May 24, 2024

Roger Lee Block, age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24th, 2024, in the comfort of the home he constructed 56 years ago, surrounded by the love of his family. Roger was born on March 19th, 1939, in Watertown, WI to Arthur and Marcella (nee Buntrock) Block. Roger was a graduate of Watertown High School with the class of 1957. He was the first Watertown athlete in history to become a four-time track and field letter winner. Committed to service to his country, Roger enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1958 and was stationed at Camp Pendleton and Camp Matthews before being honorably discharged in 1961. Roger received Wisconsin State Senate recognition this past August in conjunction with the Watertown Marine Corps League for his continued service to the beautification of Aero Park. Roger continued his education at the University of Stevens Point for two years before co-owning and operating Black Top Service for twenty-two years. Roger then became a glazier for Charles David’s and Sons, where his employment kept him from retiring until his late sixties. Roger married the love of his life, Phyllis Hertel, on June 20th, 1964, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church. Through sixty years of marriage, Roger and Phyllis raised three children, Daniel, Charles, and Amy. Roger was a podium finisher at the highest levels of competition, medaling in marathons, world-class canoe racing and multiple top finishes in The Birkebeiner. Roger started playing hockey as a child and continued playing competitively into his seventies. His passion for competition and athletics was passed down to his children and grandchildren where Roger was a faithful supporter. Roger was bound by nature and could, most days, be found on a tractor, behind a chainsaw, and over a shovel in his garden. His expert marksmanship in the Marine Corps carried over to the woods where hunting led to annual success. Roger is survived by his wife Phyllis, sons Daniel L. (Rhonda) Block of Columbia Falls, Montana, Charles J. (Sherri) Block of Kingman, Arizona, and daughter, Amy (Elliott) Clark of Watertown, Wisconsin. Grandchildren Joshua Fischer, Alayna, Aden, and Eli Clark; Isaac and Samuel Block; step-granddaughters Emily and Sarah, and four step-great-grandchildren; sister Carol J. Block of Watertown, and brother-in-law Roy Block of Watertown, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Marcella Block; brothers Lee, Tom, and sister Betty. Family and friends may gather at Hafemeister Funeral Home on Friday, June 7th, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. with a service following at 6:30 p.m. Inurnment will take place at St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at hafemeisterfh.com. Special thank you to family, neighbors, and friends for their help and support. Thank you to Rainbow Hospice for the compassionate care.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Monday, August 28, 2023

Block honored at Marine Corps League Annual Picnic

State Sen. John Jagler, from left, presents U.S. Marine Corporal Roger Block with a state senate citation Saturday.

 

U.S. Marine Corporal Roger Block was honored Saturday at the 18th Veteran Statue Dedication at Aero Park. Issac Block, from left, Sherri Block, Sam Block, Charlie Block, Dan Block, Rhonda Block, Block’s wife, Phyllis, Block, Josh Fischer, Elliott Clark, Amy Clark, Eli Clark, Alayna Clark, Aden Clark and Carol Block helped Block celebrate his special day.

U.S. Marine Corporal Roger Block was honored Saturday at the 18th Veteran Statue Dedication at Aero Park. “He’s my right hand man here at the park,” Bartelme-Schwefel Detachment No. 349 Marine Corps League Commander Gary Stueber said. “If I don’t catch something or if our members don’t catch something here at Aero Park, Roger Block will certainly find it and fix it before we know about it.” Block, 84, was born and raised in Watertown. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1957 and followed in the military footsteps of his two older brothers, Tom and Lee, by enlisting in the Marine Corps March of 1958. Block served until March 1961 and was honorably discharged. “People should appreciate this park,” Block said. “It costs the taxpayers nothing. It’s really something special to see the park being used by families and their children. It means a lot to me.” When asked about how he felt about his name being added to the veteran’s plaque at Aero Park, Block said it was honor. “It’s a privilege to be recognized,” he said. “I am truly thankful for it.” If the addition of Block’s name to veteran’s plaque wasn’t enough, State Sen. John Jagler (R-Watertown) presented Block with a special citation from the Wisconsin Senate. “Roger’s continued commitment to service and community is demonstrated through his membership to the Marine Corps League, as well as his weekly dedication to the beautification and maintenance of Aero Park; and Roger’s name will be added to the veteran’s statue located in Watertown’s Marine Corps League Aero Park in recognition of his dedication to the country and his lifelong community by maintaining the values of all who served,” the citation stated.


Higgins, Joseph Baylor "Joe". Born on December 26, 1941, in the Town of Farmington, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Friday, September 7, 2007, at his home, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI (age 65). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

Joseph Baylor "Joe" Higgins was married October 25, 1980,  at St. Mark's Lutheran Church,, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Bonnie Jo Zoellick. Born June 10, 1952, in Wisconsin.

Lived at: Watertown, WI

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, September 10, 2007

Joseph B. Higgins

Joseph "Baylor" B. Higgins, 65, of Watertown, passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 7, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Karl Walther officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Watertown Veterans Council. Relatives and friends may call at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Joe was born on Dec. 26, 1941, in the town of Farmington, son of James and Lillie (Rickermann) Higgins. On Oct. 25, 1980, he married the former Bonnie Zoellick at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Watertown. Joe attended Watertown High School and was a member of the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1965. He was a roofer for Nations Roofing of Waukesha. Joe had a close relationship with God, saying, "You only had to listen and God spoke." He loved being outdoors, farming, family and sharing life stories. Joe is survived by his wife, Bonnie, of Watertown; seven children, Carrie Poremba, Bob, Shawn, Mike, Jake (Crystal), Dan and Becky Higgins, all of Watertown; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a sister, Joannie (Gordie Sheldon) Haman of Johnson Creek; a brother, Jim (Ann) Higgins of Shreveport, La.; his mother- and father-in-law, Vick and Sue Zoellick of Watertown; a brother-in-law, Verne Walters of Johnson Creek; a son-in-law, Thomas Poremba of Watertown; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Joe was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joy Walters; and two brothers, Jerry and John Higgins. Burial: Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA.


Higgins, Muriel Judith. Born August 11, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Muriel Judith Higgins was first married (1) June 17, 1961, at the First Methodist Church, Burlington, Racine Co., WI, to Roger Lowell Zimmerman, DDS. Born November 10, 1938, in Burlington, Racine Co., WI. Divorced. They had three children.

Muriel Judith (Higgins) Zimmerman then married (2) 1977 to: Paul Micheal Talda. Born November 29, 1932, in Natrona, PA.

Paul Micheal Talda was first married (1) 1959 to: Elizabeth Mae "Betty" McClaine. Born May 15, 1934, in East Brady, Clarion Co., PA. Died April 2, 1975, in New Kensington, Westmoreland Co., PA (age 40). Buried in Saint Eusebius Cemetery, East Brady, Clarion Co., PA.

Roger Lowell Zimmerman, DDS then married (3) December 5, 1987, in Fond du Lac Co., WI, to: Gail Ann (Aughinbaugh) Schober. Born December 13, 1947, in Unknown. Divorced.

Gail Ann Aughinbaugh was first married (1) about 1976, to Thomas Gregory Schober. Born August, 1948, in Waukesha, Waukesha Co., WI.

Thomas Gregory Schober then married (2) January 16, 1981, in Waukesha Co., WI, to: Patricia Ann (Farrell) Warnes. Born February 29, 1948, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., WI.

Roger Lowell Zimmerman, DDS then married (4) May 25, 1997, in Fond du Lac Co., WI, to: Marcia Mary (Ciganek) Snyder. Born November 14, 1954, in Unknown.

Lived at: 3142 New Hampshire Drive, Lower Burrell, PA 15068

The Racine Journal-Times, Racine, Racine Co., WI, Thursday, July 6, 1961

Watertown Girl Claimed as Bride

BURLINGTON - Returning Monday from a wedding trip to Niagara Falls and Canada were Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Zimmerman of 601 Reynolds Ave., Burlington. The couple was married at the First Methodist Church in Burlington on Saturday, June 17. The bride is the former Muriel Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Higgins of Watertown. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Lowell T. Zimmerman of Route 2, Burlington. The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Michael, wore a gown of rose embroidered lace over satin fashioned with a scalloped neckline and long sleeves. A satin headpiece held an elbow length veil and she carried a white orchid surrounded by white carnations. Miss Mary Lee Zimmerman, sister of the bridegroom, as maid of honor wore a mint green chiffon street length gown fashioned with a full skirt and off-shoulder straps. A white star headpiece held a short veil. Bridesmaid, Miss Marsha Wendt, was dressed identically to the maid of honor, but in yellow. Best man was Charles Rust and groomsman was Peter Nysather. Ushers were Harry Clark and George Grinde.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard, Gabrielle B. "Gaye". Born August 29, 1940, in Janesville, Rock Co., WI.

Gabrielle B. "Gaye" Howard was married March, 1966, in Duval Co., FL, to: Ronald Alvin Edlund. Born January 17, 1937, in Unknown.

Lived at: Waukesha, Waukesha Co., WI


Hrobsky, James Walter "Jim". Born January 23, 1939, in Johnson Creek, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Sunday, January 17, 2016, at Marquardt Health Center, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI (age 76). Buried in Saint Henry Catholic Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

James Walter "Jim" Hrobsky was married June 27, 1964, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Margery Elaine "Margie" Krukenberg. Born December 23, 1935, in Waterloo, Jefferson Co., WI. Died October 8, 2021, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI (age85). Buried in Saint Henry Catholic Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

James W. Hrobsky

1939 – 2016

James W. Hrobsky, age 76, of Watertown, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Marquardt Health Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown with Father Patrick Wendler officiating. Visitation will take place on Thursday evening from 4-8 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown and at the church on Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial with full military rites will be conducted at St. Henry Cemetery. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to the Watertown Humane Society or Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. James Walter Hrobsky was born on Jan. 23, 1939, in Waterloo, the son of Edward W. and Freida (nee Wuestenberg) Hrobsky. After graduating from Watertown High School, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army. On June 27, 1964, he was united in marriage to Margery Elaine Krukenberg. He was employed at Cooper Power Systems, formerly RTE, in Pewaukee where he retired in 2001. Jim was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church where he served as an usher and sang in the church choir. After his retirement, he volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul in Watertown. Jim enjoyed playing cards and being outside. He was fond of working with and cutting wood. Jim truly loved spending time with his family and riding motorcycles with his wife. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and loved to stay busy. He enjoyed the pastime of making homemade wine. Jim has been a caretaker for his wife for the past several years. Jim is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margery; four children, Cathy (Mike) Heinz, all of Watertown; Patrick Hrobsky of Mosinee; Keven Hrobsky; Todd (Heather Macar) Hrobsky, all of Watertown. He is further survived by five grandchildren, Dione (Mike Wagie) Heinz, Julia (Robert) Dow, Amber (Jason) Osterberger, Amy Hrobsky, David Hrobsky; four great-grandchildren who were the light of his life, Khali Heinz, Kera Frentzel, Arie Osterberger, Ava Osterberger; sisters-in-law, Shirley Hrobsky and Rosie Hrobsky as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Freida; brothers, Edward Hrobsky, John Hrobsky, Clyde Hrobsky, Robert Hrobsky, Hank Hrobsky and Arthur Hrobsky.

 

Margery E. Hrobsky

December 3, 1935 - October 8, 2021

Margery E. Hrobsky, 85, of Watertown, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown. Margery Elaine Krukenberg was born on December 3, 1935 in Waterloo, the daughter of William Carl and Lorena Krukenberg. On June 27, 1964, she was united in marriage to James W. Hrobsky. They celebrated 51 years of marriage before James preceded her in death on January 17, 2016. She had been employed at Brandt Cashier in Watertown.  Most of all, Margery loved spending time with her grandchildren. Margery is survived by her children, Patrick Hrobsky of Mosinee; Kevin Hrobsky; Todd Hrobsky, both of Watertown. She is further survived by five grandchildren, Dione (Mike Wagie) Heinz; Julia (Robert) Dowd; Amber (Jason) Osterberger; Amy Hrobsky; David Hrobsky; four great-grandchildren who were the light of her life, Khali Heinz; Kera Frentzel; Arie Osterberger; Ava Osterberger; son-in-law, Mike Heinz; sisters-in-law, Shirley Hrobsky and Rosie Hrobsky as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Cathy Heinz; brothers-in-law, Edward Hrobsky; John Hrobsky; Clyde Hrobsky; Robert Hrobsky; Hank Hrobsky and Arthur Hrobsky. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 1 p.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown with Father Michael Johnson officiating. Visitation will take place on Thursday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown and at the church on Friday from noon until the time of the service. Burial will take place at St. Henry Catholic Cemetery in Watertown. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.


Huebner, Francis Arthur "Frank" Jr. Born April 14, 1941, in Columbus, Columbia Co., WI. Died January 7, 2000, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI (age 58). Buried in Saint Catherine Cemetery, Mapleton, Waukesha Co., WI.

Francis Arthur "Frank" Huebner Jr. was first married (1) in 1966 to: Diane (Wild) Thompson. Divorced October 29, 1984, in Waukesha Co., WI.

Francis Arthur "Frank" Heubner Jr. then married (2) June 17, 1989 in Waukesha Co., WI, to: Shirley Mae (Brock) Hospel. Born October 4, 1939, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., WI. Died September 2, 2016, in Okauchee, Waukesha Co., WI (age 77). Francis and Shirley's children: Keith (Laurie) Huebner, and Laurel (Huebner) Ireland.

Shirley Mae Brock was first married (1) April 22, 1961, in Milwaukee Co., WI, to: Theodor L. "Ted" Hospel. Born June 4, 1937, in Kleve, Germany. Divorced May 22, 1984, in Waukesha Co., WI.

Diane (Wild) (Thompson) Huebner then married (2) in 1988 to: Donald John Ostrom. Divorced in 2009.

The Daily Jefferson County Union, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson Co., WI, January, 2000

Francis Huebner Jr.

OKAUCHEE – Frances A. Huebner Jr., 58, of Okauchee, formerly of Lake Mills and Watertown, died on Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at his home. Born in Lake Mills on April 14, 1941, to Francis and Hazel (Heiman) Huebner Sr., he married Shirley Brock. He attended Lake Mills and Watertown High Schools, and had been the owner of Frank’s Lawn Care for more than 20 years. Mr. Huebner was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, and of the Okauchee Fire Department for 30 years. Surviving are his wife; one son, Keith, of Okauchee; one daughter, Lauri (Chris) Ireland of Oconomowoc; two stepdaughters, Janet (Matt) Thullen of California and Susan (Steven) Hoesel of Arizona; two grandchildren, Craig Ireland and Hannah Thullen; his parents, Francis Sr. of Jefferson and Hazel Huebner of Lake Mills; two brothers, Ron (Charlie) Huebner of Watertown and Scott (Dawn) Masche of Lake Mills; one sister, Nancy (Gulley) Ogle of Texas; and other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Alliance Bible Church in Oconomowoc at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan 14, with the Rev. Terry Fulls officiating. The Pagenkopf Funeral Home in Oconomowoc is assisting the family.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, January, 2000 

Francis Huebner Jr.

OKAUCHEE – Frances A. Huebner Jr., 58, of Okauchee and formerly of Lake Mills and Watertown, died on Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Alliance Bible Church in Oconomowoc with the Rev. Terry Fulls officiating. There will be no visitation. The Pagenkopf Funeral Home is assisting the family. He was born April 14, 1941, the son of Francis and Hazel (Heiman) Huebner Sr. He married Shirley Brock and was the owner of Frank’s Lawn Care for more than 20 years. He was a member of the VFW Post 2260 in Oconomowoc, the American Legion Post 0399 in Okauchee and the Okauchee Fire Department for 30 years. He attended Lake Mills and Watertown high schools. Survivors include his wife; a son, Keith, Okauchee; a daughter, Lauri (Chris) Ireland, Oconomowoc; stepdaughters, Janet (Matt) Thullen of California and Susan (Steven) Hoesel of Arizona; grandchildren; his parents, Francis Sr. of Jefferson and Hazel Huebner of Lake Mills; two brothers, Ron (Charlie) Huebner of Watertown and Scott (Dawn) Masche of Lake Mills; one sister, Nancy (Gulley) Ogle of Texas; other relatives and friends.


Imig, Paula Gail. Born June 26, 1940, in the City of Portage, Columbia Co., WI.

Paula Gail Imig was married June 1, 1963, at St. John's Catholic Church, Clyman, Dodge Co., WI, to: Glenn Robert "Bud" Hibner. Born June 1, 1927, in the Town of Wyocena, Columbia Co., WI. Died Tuesday, October 8, 1991, at the Divine Savior Hospital, Portage, Columbia Co., WI (age 64). Buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Portage, Columbia Co., WI.

Lived at: 610 West Conant Street, Portage, WI 53901

The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Wednesday, October 9, 1991

Hibner, Glenn R. "Bud"

PORTAGE — Glenn R. "Bud" Hibner, age 64, of Portage, died early Tuesday morning, October 8, 1991 at the Divine Savior Hospital In Portage. He was born in Wyocena, Wisconsin on June 1, 1927, the son of Harry N. and Lillian (Gorman) Hibner. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956 and was married on June 1, 1963 in Clyman, Wisconsin to the former Paula Imig. He had retired in June of 1990 from the Columbia County Department of Human Services. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Portage. Survivors include his wife, Paula Hibner of Portage; their children, Perry N. Hibner of Green Lake, Madonna M. Hibner of Monona, Peter T. Hibner of Portage and Christopher G. Hibner of Portage; a sister Mary T. (Bob) Rutledge of Roy, Washington; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Kathleen Lytle; and two brothers, Don Hibner and Lowell Hibner. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 10, 1991 at 11:30 a.m. at ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Portage with Reverend Thomas Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Portage. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 1991 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the PFLANZ FUNERAL HOME in Portage, where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Glenn R. Hibner Memorial Scholarship Fund at Portage Turner High School. Glenn was a friend to all and loved by many. 


Jack, Carol Ellen. Born February 21, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Carol Ellen Jack was married August 9, 1969, in Santa Clara, Co., CA, to: William Ralph "Bill" Lancaster. Born February 22, 1945, in Orange Co., CA.

Lived at: Madison, Dane Co.,  WI.


Justmann, Thomas M. "Tom". Born January 1, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Thomas M. "Tom" Justmann was married October 19, 1968, to: Bonnie Alice Rupnow. Born January 12, 1946, in Buckeye Twp., Stephenson Co., IL.

Lived at: 118 Cornelius Court, Watertown, WI 53098


Justmann, Timothy Elmer "Tim". Born May 20, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Timothy Elmer "Tim" Justmann was married September 5, 1964, to a classmate: Elaine M. Claas. Born June 25, 1941, in the Town of Menomonee, Waukesha Co., WI.

Lived at: N6735 Woodfield Lane, Lake Mills, WI 53551


Juul, Eugene Harry "Gene". Born April 10, 1941, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Died December 6, 2023, at Badger Prairie Health Care Center, Verona, Dane Co., WI, at age 82. Buried in Roselawn Memorial Park, Monona, Dane Co., WI. There is no record showing that Henry Peter "Harry" Juul and Ruth Beatrice Berndt were married at the time Eugene was born. Ruth Beatrice Berndt married Oswald Llewellan Brudahl on October 12, 1941, in Markesan, Green Lake Co., WI. Henry Peter "Harry" Juul married Norma Betty Krause on December 11, 1943, at the Deerhurst United Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, NY.

Eugene Harry "Gene" Juul was first married (1) September 7, 1963, at Lakeview Lutheran Church, Madison, Dane Co., WI, to: Ann Marie Melville. Born December 17, 1942, in Oregon, Dane Co., WI. Divorced in Madison, Dane Co., WI, before April, 1969. Ann M. Gavolas.

Ann Marie (Melville) Juul then married (2) July 5, 1969, at Bethel Chapel, Madison, Dane Co., WI, to: Dennis W. Otis. Born July 15, 1940, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Died December 9, 2011, in De Forest, Dane Co., WI (age 71). Buried in Norway Grove Cemetery, De Forest, Dane Co., WI.

Eugene Harry "Gene" Juul then married (2) about April 26, 1969, in Jefferson Co., WI, to: Rita Rachel Henke. Born April 26, 1948, in Lake Mills, Jefferson Co., WI. Divorced July 3, 1970, in Dane Co., WI.

Rita Rachel (Henke) Juul then married (2) November, 1972, in Marathon Co., WI, to: Chris Allen Rudow. Born February 7, 1949, in Fresno, CA.

Rita Rachel (Henke) (Juul) Rudow then married (3) September 27, 1986, in Marinette Co., WI, to: Richard George Carlson. Born about 1947. Divorced July 31, 1990, in Anoka Co., MN.

Eugene Harry "Gene" Juul then married (3) May 20, 1972, in Dane Co., WI, to: Bonnie Gail Relph. Born January 26, 1951, in Wisconsin.

Lived at: 6131 Danielle Road, De Forest, WI 53532

Gunderson Funeral and Cremation Care, Monona, Dane Co., WI.

Eugene Harry "Gene" Juul

April 10, 1941 - December 6, 2023

DEFOREST - Eugene Harry “Cowboy” Juul, age 82, of DeForest, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, at Badger Prairie Health Care Center. He was born on April 10, 1941, in Madison, the son of Henry "Hank" and Ruth (Berndt) Juul. Gene graduated from Watertown High School in 1959. He married Bonnie Relph on May 20, 1972, at Luther Memorial Church. He was a successful salesman his whole career, which included Kirby vacuums, automobiles, and insurance. Until his retirement in 2019, he owned his insurance agency E&J Agency for many years, selling supplemental and long-term care insurance. He received many awards in all his endeavors. Gene volunteered for many years as a bell ringer with the Salvation Army, as well as for the Humane Society. He was very charitable and generous, frequently supporting other organizations including St. Jude's Children's Hospital among many others. He was a Wisconsin sports fan, especially rooting for the Packers and Badgers. He was a proud collector of Packers memorabilia and eagle statues, enjoyed being outdoors, fishing and hunting. Gene is survived by his wife, Bonnie; two daughters, Shelly (Nicholas) Schroedl and Alicia (Scott) Lux; granddaughters, Taylor, Brynja and Anya; grandsons, Kaden, Kevin, Kaison and Kashton; nephew, Bob; and niece, Tina. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jill Adams; and brother-in-law, Daniel Relph. A memorial service will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023. Burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Gene's memory to the Salvation Army or Dane County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com