Classmates M through Q




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Maas, Lester I. Born February 19, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lester I. Maas was married September 18, 1965, at Dr. Martin Luther Church, Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI, to: Patricia Elizabeth Broeniman. Born May 2, 1947, in Columbia, Clark Co., WI. Died May 13, 2021, at Countryside Manor, Anderson, Madison Co., IN (age 74). Divorced.

Patricia Elizabeth (Broeniman) Maas then married (2) July 3, 1994, in Anderson, Madison Co., IN, to: William Francis Cornwell. Born about 1950, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

William Francis Cornwell was first married (1) September 22, 1973, in Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV, to: Sherry Suzanne Barnes: Born October 10, 1951, in Unknown.

Lived at: N7947 Cty Tk D, Watertown, WI 53094


MacLeod, Eileen Edith. Born July 29, 1940, in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., WI. Died July 2, 2019, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI (age 78). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Eileen Edith MacLeod was married January 9, 1960, in Waukesha Co., WI, to: David Louis Lillge. Born June 5, 1939, in the Town of Summit, Waukesha Co., WI. Died June 9, 2014, in Watertown, WI (age 75). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.


Mallach, Margaret Ann "Maggie". Born October 1, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died April 8, 2024, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI (age 83).

Margaret Ann "Maggie" Mallach was married December 15, 1961, at St. Paulís Episcopal Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Frank Thomas Brody. Born January 30, 1939, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., WI. Died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at his home, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI (age 73).

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Friday, June 8, 2012

Frank T. Brody

Frank T. Brody, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at his home, due to cancer. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, at 11 a.m., at St. Paulís Episcopal Church with the Rev. Mark Moore and deacon Oscar Rozo officiating. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 10Ė11 a.m. at the church. Memorials to the church are welcome. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. Online condolences may be left at watertownwifuneralhome.com. Frank was born on Jan. 30, 1939, in Wauwatosa, the son of Frank and Wanda (Chemiel) Brody. He served in the U.S. Air Force. On Dec. 15, 1962, Frank married Margaret Mallach at St. Paulís Episcopal Church. Frank had been employed by Motor Transport for 11 years and Fort Transport for 20 years as a Teamster, as a foreman and dispatcher. He was a member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church and the church Vestry. Frank had been a volunteer for Bethesda Lutheran Home and he enjoyed hiking, biking, canoeing and gardening. The family thanks ďtheir rockĒ and will keep his legacy in their remembrance. We also appreciate all his care from UW Health, WRMC, and Marquardt Hospice. Frank is survived by his wife, Margaret; their sons, Mark Brody; and Matthew Brody both of Watertown and Andrew Brody of Yellow Springs, Ohio; three granddaughters, Brittany, Ashley and Megan; two sisters, Diane Hudzinski of Denver, Colo., and Sandra Wenzlick of Johnson Creek, and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother Robert Brody. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home, 500 Welsh Road, Watertown

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, April 12, 2024

Margaret A. Brody

October 1, 1940 - April 8, 2024

Margaret Ann Brody, nee Mallach, concluded her life's journey adjusting to its share of joys and struggles. She and a twin sister, Marion, were born siblings to Robert, to their parents Frederick and Ethel Mallach, nee Amadon. The family lived at 302 S. Ninth Street. Fred was a grocer and served on the school board many terms, Ethel was an office worker, and Margaret always liked her childhood neighborhood the best. Tragedy came at the age of six when Marion passed from Margaret's life. After military service with the U.S. Air Force in Korea, Robert would marry Lois Nell and live his life in Racine. Margaret resided in Watertown most all of her life and in death was the last member of her immediate family during the period of 1905-2024. Margaret married Frank T. Brody, a U.S. Air Force veteran, and the couple raised three sons. For forty-five years the family was at home at 409 Union Street. She was the mother of Mark, Matthew, and Andrew. She entered the workforce with Bethesda Lutheran Home as a residential aide and served that job over twenty-five years. Her husband, friend and partner, died of cancer in 2012. At the end of her life she resided in a senior facility near her granddaughters, Brittany, Ashley, and Megan, and received kind care from them. She kept the family story in her memories and was a reference to its history, especially remembering all the birthdays. When a widowed wife, Margaret adopted the name "Maggie" and her acquaintances at this time may know her by that name. She liked to write letters, visit the hair salon, collect items from thrift stores, feed wildlife, and buy sweets. She enjoyed television, radio, newspapers, and magazines, but never learned computers. It was a pleasure for her to take public transit to Main Street Cafť and socialize over a meal. She was comforted in lighting a candle at night, and then in old age difficulties, she lit cigarettes, but overcame that habit. Four generations of her lineage were members of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Margaret lived well with caring support from others, for instance, she never drove a vehicle. Her nature was complex in that she had intent to challenge others and to be socially popular, we all managed to cope with each other as a family. Margaret requested not to have a funeral. The family will honor her will and leave her legacy as it is in people's impressions. All in all, during the timeline of years making up her life, she was a self that conveyed love, provocative motives, and simple honesty. As she evolved in the stages of life, there was more to Margaret than met the eye, and she did it her way. Goodbye, Margaret, thanks again. You will be remembered by family relatives and friends in the community.


Mallow, Howard Robert. Born April 30, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI (age 63). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

Howard Robert Mallow was married June 25, 1960, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clyman, Dodge Co., WI, to a classmate: Beverly Jean "Bev" Borchardt. Born September 11, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Tuesday, November 7, 1989, at University Hospitals, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 48). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, June 9, 2003

Howard Robert Mallow

Howard Robert Mallow, 63, of W5749 County Trunk R, Watertown, died Saturday, June 7, 2003. Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, November 8, 1989

Beverly Jean Mallow

Mrs. Howard (Beverly Jean) Mallow, 48, of W5749 State Highway 109, Watertown, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1989, at University Hospitals in Madison following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Markís Lutheran Church with the Rev. James Werner officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Friends and relative may call to pay their respects at the Hafemeister Funeral Home Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. and at the church Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to St. Markís School Library Fund. The former Beverly Jean Borchardt was born Sept. 11, 1941 in Watertown, the daughter of Clarence and Helen Borchardt. On June 25, 1960 she married Howard Mallow at Zion Lutheran Church in Clyman. She was a member of St. Markís Lutheran Church and its ladies aid society, Wisconsin Towns Association, Turner Auxiliary, New Found Friends and American Milk Producers Inc. Mallow had served the town of Emmet as treasurer for 15 years. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Shawn of Green Bay; two sons, Bruce (Sarah) of Watertown and Brian at home; her parents; two sisters, Mrs. Casper (Margie) Schmitt and Mrs. Richard (Susan) Doman, both of Watertown; two brothers, George (Jean) and James (Tina), both of Watertown; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

 

The Daily Citizen, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., WI, Tuesday, June 10, 2003

Howard R. Mallow

WATERTOWN - Howard R. Mallow, 63, of W5749 Highway R, Watertown, died died on Saturday, June 7,  2003, at St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 11, at 11 a.m., at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Watertown. Howard was born on April 30, 1940, in Watertown, the son of Hugo and Edna (Krueger) Mallow. He was married to Beverly Borchardt on June 25, 1960, at Zion Lutheran  Church, Clyman. Howard was a graduate of Watertown Senior High School. He had been a dairy farmer all of his life. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Watertown. He had served as former town chairman for the town of Emmet and was currently president of the Watertown Turner Hall. Survivors include two sons, Brian Mallow and Bruce Mallow, both of Watertrown; one daughter, Shawn (Michael) Sanders, Green Bay; one brother, Everett (Shirley) Mallow,, Watertown; two sisters, Dorothy Mitchell, Plano, Texas, and Rita (Rev. Myron) Schwanke, Baraboo; two grandchildren, Meghan Sanders and Robert Lee Mallow; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Beverly Mallow on Nov. 7, 1989, and one sister, Rachael Mallow. Friends may call on Tuesday, June 10, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Hafemeister Funeral Home, Watertown, and on Wednesday, June 11 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at St. Mark's Luthera Church, Watertown. The Hafemeister Funeral Home, Watertown, is serving the family.


Marcks, Russell Roy "Russ". Born June 19, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Russell Roy "Russ" Marcks was married October 24, 1964, in Jefferson Co., WI, to: Annette E. "Ann" Schmutzler. Born August 23, 1945, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lived at: 908 S. Fourth Street, Watertown, WI 53094


Maron, Joyce Marie. Born June 24, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Joyce Marie Maron was married October 11, 1969, to: Alejandro R. Lopez Jr. Born December 2, 1940, in Uvalde Co., TX.

Lived at: 309 Arcade Avenue, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI 53098


May, David Herbert. Born October 9, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Shorehaven, Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI (age 77). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

David Herbert May was married May 5, 1962, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Town of in Ashippun, Dodge Co., WI, to: Carol M. Damrow. Born May 24, 1942, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI.

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Friday, December 20, 2018

David H. May

David H. May, 77, of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Shorehaven in Oconomowoc. A visitation will be held on Friday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Peter Wells officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church for an additional visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to St. Mark's Church or School, Shorehaven or a 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. David Herbert May was born on Oct. 9, 1941, to Herbert and Evelyn (nee Schultz) May in Watertown. David attended both St. Mark's Grade School in Richwood and Watertown High School. On May 5, 1962, David married the former Carol Damrow at St. John's Lutheran Church in Ashippun. He had been employed at Schuett's Feed Service and Farm & Fleet, but he primarily worked as a dairy farmer, and later as a grain farmer before his retirement. David enjoyed spending his free time up north, fishing, tractors, thresherees and playing sheepshead. Most of all, David loved spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol May; children, Tim (special friend Debra Hill) May, Mark (Pennie) May, Dawn (Keith) Fredrick; grandchildren, Jacob May, Ryan May, Joshua Fredrick, Cayden Fredrick; siblings, LeRoy May, Betty May; as well as other relatives and friends. David was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Evelyn May. The family would like to thank the Shorehaven staff for the tender care they provided David. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 E. Main St. Watertown.


McCaig, Jerome Michael "Jerry". Born March 8, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died June 28, 2017, at Dycora Nursing Home, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson Co., WI (age 76). Never married.

Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, June, 2017

Jerome McCaig

March 8, 1941 - June 28, 2017

Jerome McCaig passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Dycora Nursing Home in Ft. Atkinson at the age of 76. Arrangements are pending.


Mears, Susan Ethel "Sue". Born July 30, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.  

Susan Ethel "Sue" Mears was married August 25,1973, in Jefferson Co., WI, to: John Matthew "Jack" Christensen. Born January 20, 1934, in Joliet, Will Co., IL. Died February 14, 2019, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., MD (age 85). His body was donated to Medical Science, and he specifically requested it be to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Lived at: Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., MD

The Capital Gazette, Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., MD, February 14, 2019.

John M. (Jack) Christensen

John M. (Jack) Christensen, 85, passed away on February 10, 2019 surrounded by his family in Annapolis, Maryland. Preceded by parents, John LeRoy and Mary Boylan Christensen, Jack will be forever remembered by his wife of 45 years, Susan, and their daughters, Carrie Anichini (Jim), Kate Mills (Ridg), and Jennifer Colvin (Brett) and his grandchildren, John and Charlotte Colvin, and Anna and Samuel Mills. A native of Joliet, Illinois, Jack was a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School. He was an alumnus of Quincy University and earned his graduate and doctoral degrees from St. Louis University. Jack also served in the United States Army. A former St. Louis, Missouri, resident, Jack was an active member of both St. Joseph's and Immacolata parishes. Jack could often be found taking in a SLU basketball game, enjoying many a lunch at J. McGraugh's Bar & Grill (aka The Office), and playing numerous rounds of golf with his buddies. Since his move to Annapolis, Maryland, Jack spent much of his time searching for a new "office" for regular lunches while sampling every crab cake along the way. In addition, Jack mostly reveled in his grandchildren and only on occasion tried to herd them with his cane. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 11:00 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Crofton, Maryland. Jack, a firm believer in medical research, requested his body be donated to the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Memorial donations may be made to Franciscan Charities, 3140 Meramac, St. Louis, MO 63118.


Miller, Edward Judson "Ed/Jim". Born July 7, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Edward Judson "Ed/Jim" Miller was married September 10, 1966, at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY, to: Gail Ruth Geiger. Born October 20, 1942, in Manhattan, New York City, NY.

Lived in Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV.

The Capital Times, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Saturday, September 10, 1966

Gail Geiger Weds Edward J. Miller

TAVERN ON THE Green, New York City, will be the setting for a reception for 100 guests who are attending the 5:30 p.m. nuptials of Miss Gail Ruth Geiger, Daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Beecher Geiger, New York City, and Edward Judson Miller, soon of Dr. and Mrs. E. Allen Miller, Watertown. Carrying a cascade of lily-of-the-valley, the bride selected an ivory Empire styled gown of Alencon lace adorned with seed pearls. She wore a mantilla of heirloom lace. Miss Jane Hall is honor attendant and the bridesmaids are Mrs. Robert Bass, Mrs. Lawrence Rogers and Miss Mary Lou Miller. They are wearing powder blue Empire gowns highlighted by matching cape coats. Their flowers are cascades of Sweetheart roses. RICHARD WINSLOW is best man. THe guests were seated by Lawrence Rogers, Robert Meyers and T. Steven Jones. Following the reception, the new Mr. and Mrs. Miller will leave on a honeymoon to Bermuda. Mrs. Miller is a graduate of Elmira College and Columbia University School of Nursing. Her husband is  a graduate of Harvard College, and is in his fourth year at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.


Melcher, Judith Ann "Judy". Born May 12, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Judith Ann "Judy" Melcher was married November 19, 1961, at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Earl William Reu. Born December 6, 1938, in the Town of Hebron, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lived at: N2243 Strunk Road, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson Co., WI 53538


Monzel, Mary Alice. Born April 20, 1941, in Webster, Day Co., SD.

Mary Alice Monzel was married July 10, 1965, to: Robert Leo Koch. Born August 22, 1926 in Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., MN. died January 19, 1989 at University Hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 62). Buried in Calvary Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia Co., WI.

Lived at: 836 Cynthia Lane, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Friday, January 20, 1989

Koch, Robert

WISCONSIN DELLS Ė Robert Koch, age 62, of Wisconsin Dells, died January 19, 1989 at University Hospital in Madison. He was born August 22, 1926 in Minnesota. Survivors include his wife Mary Alice (Monzel); two daughters Sarah and Molly at home; mother Lora Koch of St. Paul, Minnesota; and three sisters Mrs. Dorothy (John) Sporney, Connie Nardini and Mimi Anderson, all of St Paul, Minnesota. He was past president of Wisconsin Dells Rotary Club, past president of Wisconsin Dells Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Wisconsin  Dells City Park Board. He was also a member of St. Cecilias Catholic Church. The fneral will be at ST. CECILIAS CATHOLIC CHURCH in Wisconsin Dells at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 21, Fathwer Keith Perleberg and Father Kevin Cassidy officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 9:p.m. at the FEDDERLY HOME in Wisconsin Dells, where a scripture service will be held at 8:00 p.m.


Mueller, Allen George "Al". Born August 8, 1941, at home in Sugar Island, Dodge Co., WI. Died January 9, 2017, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI (age 75). Buried in Saint Paul's American Lutheran Cemetery, Sugar Island, Dodge Co., WI.

Allen George "Al" Mueller was married April 27, 1963, at Zion Lutheran Church, Town of Ashippun, WI, to: Betty Jean Wiser. Born May 28, 1943, in Wisconsin.

Lived in Sugar Island, Dodge Co., WI.

The Oconomowoc Enterprise, Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI, Thursday, January 19, 2017

Allen "Al" G. Mueller

SUGAR ISLAND ó Allen ďAlĒ G. Mueller, age 75, of Sugar Island passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Sugar Island with Rev. Daniel Helwig officiating. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 Ė 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Paulís Lutheran Cemetery fund. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Allen George Mueller was born on August 8, 1941 at home in Sugar Island, the son of Lawrence and Adeline (nee Latzke) Mueller. He attended Sugar Island grade school and Watertown High School. On April 27, 1963, he married Betty Wiser at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun. Al had been employed as a maintenance man for 25 years at Grede Foundries in Waukesha and at Specialty Ingredients in Watertown for 30 years. He was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Sugar Island. Al served 35 years on the Ashippun Volunteer Fire Department, being Captain of his own truck. He loved fishing and deer hunting and the Green Bay Packers. Al enjoyed polka music. Al is survived by his wife, Betty Mueller of Sugar Island; daughter, Sharon (Jim) Haas and granddaughter, Nicole Haas, all of Fort Atkinson; siblings, Elsie (John) Lemke of Oconomowoc, Stephen Mueller of Beaver Dam, Raymond Mueller of Watertown, Lois (David) Spietz of Saukville as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Roland Mueller and Harry (Valerie) Mueller.


Nass, Waldemar Norbert "Wally". Born March 26, 1941, in the Town of Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI.

Waldemar Norbert Nass was married August 25, 1962, in the Town of Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI, to: Lois Louise Christian. Born December. 21, 1943, in the Town of Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI. Died Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center, Johnson Creek, Jefferson Co., WI (age 74). Buried in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Town of Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI.

Lived at: N9596 Hustisford Road, Watertown, WI 53094.

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Monday, July 30, 2018

Lois L. Nass

LEBANON ó Lois Louise Nass, 74, of Lebanon, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center of Johnson Creek. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lebanon with the Rev. David Phillips officiating. Burial will take place at Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery in Lebanon. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to the Immanuel Lutheran Church or to a charity of oneís choice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com. Lois Louise Christian, daughter of Elmer Sr. and Alma (nee Oestreich) Christian, was born on Dec. 21, 1943, in Lebanon. She graduated from Watertown High School in June of 1961. Lois and her husband, Waldemar ďWallyĒ Nass, were united in marriage on Aug. 25, 1962, in her hometown of Lebanon. Lois and Wally were rarely seen apart; their devotion to each other was a gift that Lois prayed for since she was a young girl and a true inspiration to everyone in their lives. Together, Lois and Wally enjoyed traveling and hiking. Besides outside activities such as bird watching and gardening, Lois was known for her cooking and baking, which went well beyond her immediate family. Lois dedicated her life to her children and grandchildren, actively supporting her family and community by volunteering at blood drives, church mission trips, Lebanon Historical Society and many other outreach programs. Lois was a member of the Dodge/Jefferson County Beekeepers Association and Wisconsin Honey Producers for 45 years. Their hobby business, Paradise Honey, helped make many lives sweeter not only because of their delicious honey but because of the listening ear Lois always offered their customers who often became friends. Those who knew Lois remember her today through her charitable acts of kindness and love. She was considered to be a second mother to many children and was known to them by many names including Oma, Lowie, Grandma and Tanta. She was always helpful, encouraging and her faith was evident in all she did. Lois is survived by her husband, Wally; children, Gay (David) Saari, Beth (Troy) Sherven, Greg (Anna) Nass, Heidi (Rod) Strauss and Tammie (Geoff) Sinibaldo; grandchildren, Chelsey Saari, Kianna Saari, Ally Draginis, John (Claire) Draginis, James Sherven, Dominique Engstrom, Tyler (Molly) Winkelman, Dalton Winkelman, Hunter Nass, Cassie Strauss, Quaid Strauss, Joe Sinibaldo and Mia Sinibaldo; and great-grandchildren, Poppy, Cedar, Evelynn, Sawyer and Aubrey. She is further survived by brothers, Martin and Nordien; sisters, Ardell Clark, Karen (Ward) Genz and Mary (David) Wolff; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceding Lois in death were her parents, Elmer Sr. and Alma (nee Oestreich); sister, Valera Jaeckel; and brothers, Roland, Elmer, Kenneth and Armund. Our heartfelt thanks for the genuine concern and loving care she received from the entire staff at Aurora Summit Medical Center and Rainbow Hospice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service 611 E. Main St. Watertown.


New, Gary Ward, Father. Born May 4, 1940, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Died April 23, 2017, in Huntsville, Madison Co., AL (age 76). Buried in Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha Co., WI. Never married.

The Huntsville Times, Huntsville, AL, Sunday, April 30, 2017

Father Gary Ward New

Father Gary Ward New was born in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 1940, one of four boys. He preceded in death by his parents, George and Florence, and two brothers, George, Jr., and Glenn. He is survived by one brother, Walter of Grants Pass, Oregon, numerous nephews and nieces, as well as his brothers and sisters in the Salvatorian Family. While attending the first two years of college in Evanston, Illinois, he grew interested in the Catholic faith and was baptized in 1962 in Milwaukee. In his first year as a Catholic, he also expressed a desire to become a religious Brother. In 1964 he joined the Salvatorian Brothers' Candidature at Jordan Seminary in Menominee, Michigan. He entered the Society's Novitiate in Colfax, Iowa, in 1965 and made his profession of vows there on June 29, 1966. He served many ministries as a Salvatorian Brother as a member of the Formation Board, the Spirituality Commission, the Personnel Commission, and as a delegate to several Provincial Chapters and Synods. He received his Bachelor's Degree in 1971 Dominican College in Racine. Br. Gary taught at Mother Mary Mission in Phenix City, Alabama. He completed his seminary studies at Washington DC Theological Coalition and Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, from which he received his Masters' Degree. He was ordained a priest at St. Joseph Church in Big Bend on September 21, 1991, where he had sewed as Deacon for several months. Family members, Pat, Jill and Scott New of Wisconsin recently accompanied him for his 50th jubilee as a priest! He was also known for being a great cook. People to whom Fr. Gary ministered admired him greatly. A letter to the Provincial signed by a number of members of one of the parishes in which he worked noted: "Our church attendance and participation has greatly risen since he became pastor. Our youth are returning to the parish and are more active than ever." Fr. Gary was known to make generous donations to the needy and to local charities, even buying new things to give to the Purple Heart fund, when they were asking for "used" items. Fr. Gary ministered as a hospital chaplain at St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee for two years before moving back into parish ministry, beginning with St. Mary's Parish in Chilton and then the Chilton Catholic Interparish Ministry parishes until 2005. He served as Associate Pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Huntsville, Alabama, and became pastor there in 2007, where he remained until his retirement in 2012. He continued to live in the Huntsville area and in the next few years, health issues began to surface. A sudden major setback in his health occurred shortly before his unexpected death on April 23, 2017, at the age of 76. He will be missed for his selflessness, sense of humor and the constant reminder that we have a ''light to shine". Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, and followed by a Solemn Mass of the Resurrection on Monday, May 1, 2017 at St. Joseph Church,2300 Beasley Ave, Huntsville, Alabama. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Gary W. New HFS Memorial Fund. Proceeds will go to construction projects at Holy Family Regional School.


Niemann, Edith Claire "Edy". Born January 18, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI (age 69). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

Edith Claire "Edy" Niemann was married September 29, 1962, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to a classmate: David Dean "Dave" Pfaffenbach. Born November 4, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Divorced in 1989.

David Dean "Dave" Pfaffenbach then married (2) August 30, 1991, in Sheboygan Co., WI, to: Carole Marguerite (Mirkes) DeZeeuw. Born May 5, 1933, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI.

Carole Marguerite Mirkes was first married (1) in 1958 to: Robert L. "Lee" DeZeeuw. Born June 21, 1930, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Died December 24, 2016, at Aurora Medical Center of Manitowoc County,  Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., WI (age 86). Interred in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI. Divorced in 1975.

Lived at: 1140 Tanglewood Road, Manitowoc, WI 54220

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, January 27, 2010

Edith C. Pfaffenbach

MANITOWOC - Edith C. Pfaffenbach, 69, of Manitowoc, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with Pastor Fred Smith of Watertown Community Church officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lupus Foundation of America-Wisconsin Chapter. The former Edith Claire Niemann was born in Watertown on Jan. 18, 1941, daughter of George and Margaret (Krahn) Niemann. She attended St. John's Lutheran Grade School in Watertown, was a 1959 graduate of Watertown High School and graduated in 1963 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor of science degree in education. Edith had been a substitute teacher in the Manitowoc area. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Manitowoc, the Association of University Women, National Organization of Women and League of Women Voters. Edith loved spending time with her family and loved to read. She was also an avid bridge player and world traveler. Edith is survived by her four children, Peter (Christine) Pfaffenbach of Oak Creek, Andrew (Elina) Pfaffenbach of Appleton, Sara (David) Schlanger of Elkridge, Md., and Anne (Kevin) Mullooly of Washington, D.C.; nine grandchildren; three sisters, Judith (Tom) Draves of Hackettsville, N.J., Audrey (Michael) Powers of Berkeley, Calif., and Paula (David Sale) Diamond of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Ernest (Paula) Niemann of Watertown and Mark Niemann of San Diego, Calif.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Edith was preceded in death by her father on Nov. 22, 1991, and her mother on Feb. 28, 1999. Hafemeister Funeral Home 611 E. Main St. Watertown.


Niemi, Richard Gene "Dick". Born January 10, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Richard Gene "Dick" Niemi was married Saturday, August 4, 1960, at Grace Lutheran Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI, to: Shirley A. Gill. Born September 11, 1942, in Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI.

Lived at: 45 Boniface Drive, Rochester, NY 14620.

The Appleton Post-Crescent, Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI, Sunday, August 5, 1960

Richard Niemi Weds Miss Shirley Gill

The Rev. Wilbur Troge officiated at the 7:30 p.m. double ring ceremony uniting in marriage Miss Shirley Gill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gill, 1720 W. Winnebago St., and Richard Niemi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Niemi, Watertown. The service was held at Grace Lutheran Church. Mrs. Melford Gill acted as matron of honor. The bride's sisters, Mrs. Donald Abel, Miss Audery Gill, and Miss Sandra, were bridesmaids. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Donald Niemi, Watertown. Groomsmen were John Ponath, Charles Wendt and Joseph Kellerman, all of Watertown. Ushering duties were performed by Melford and Merlin Gill, brothers of the bride. A reception was held at the church. After a northern Wisconsin honeymoon, the couple will reside at 1469 University Terrace, Ann Arbor, Mich. The bride, a graduate of Appleton High School, was employed at the Appleton Memorial Hospital. Her husband was graduated from Watertown High School and Lawrence College. He will begin graduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in the fall.


Neitzel, Carol Jean. Born December 3, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Carol Jean Neitzel was married about February 21, 1960, in Jefferson Co., WI, to: Wayne Victor "Wally" Moehrke. Born March 26, 1938, in Wisconsin.

Lived at: Lake Mills, Jefferson Co., WI.

The Appleton Post-Crescent, Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI, Sunday, August 5, 1960

Richard Niemi Weds Miss Shirley Gill

The Rev. Wilbur Troge officiated at the 7:30 p.m. double ring ceremony uniting in marriage Miss Shirley Gill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gill, 1720 W. Winnebago St., and Richard Niemi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Niemi, Watertown. The service was held at Grace Lutheran Church. Mrs. Melford Gill acted as matron of honor. The bride's sisters, Mrs. Donald Abel, Miss Audery Gill, and Miss Sandra, were bridesmaids. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Donald Niemi, Watertown. Groomsmen were John Ponath, Charles Wendt and Joseph Kellerman, all of Watertown. Ushering duties were performed by Melford and Merlin Gill, brothers of the bride. A reception was held at the church. After a northern Wisconsin honeymoon, the couple will reside at 1469 University Terrace, Ann Arbor, Mich. The bride, a graduate of Appleton High School, was employed at the Appleton Memorial Hospital. Her husband was graduated from Watertown High School and Lawrence College. He will begin graduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in the fall.


Oestreich, Rosalee Louise. Born February 16, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation Center, Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI (age 73). Buried in Glenview Memorial Gardens, Ixonia, Jefferson Co., WI.

Rosalee Louise Oestrich was married September 7, 1968, at Saint Luke's Lutheran Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Thomas Lee "Tom" Torkelson. Born March 11, 1942, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died July 18, 1986, in a car accident on Highway 41, Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 44). Buried in Glenview Memorial Gardens, Ixonia, Jefferson Co., WI.

THOMAS LEE TORKELSON

Tom died in a terrible car accident when car became airborne on Highway 41 in Fond du Lac County, and both were thrown from the car. Car landed on Tom and he was killed instantly. Rosalee was critically injured, survived after many surgeries and months of hospitalization; is permanently paralyzed with spinal cord injury. Tom played saxaphone with Push and Pull Polka band, was a route driver for Uncle Clyde Taylor for Borden's and a route drive for 7-up and Li'l Debbie. 

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Monday, February 16, 2015

Rosalee L. Torkelson, age 73, of Oconomowoc, formerly of Watertown, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Feb. 14, 2015, at Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation Center in Oconomowoc. Rosalee Louise Oestreich was born on Feb. 16, 1941, in Watertown the daughter of Reno and Helen (Niemann) Oestreich. She was a 1959 graduate of the Watertown High School. On Sept. 7, 1968, she married Thomas Torkelson at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Watertown. Tom preceded her in death on July 18, 1986. Rosalee had been employed as a computer data operator at Lindberg Hevi-Duty in Watertown. She was also employed in the accounting department at Marquardt Memorial Manor in Watertown. Rosalee was a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Watertown. She hosted home Bible study groups for many years. Rosalee had enjoyed bowling. Rosalee is survived by a son, the Rev. Daniel (Jennifer) Torkelson of Dousman; six grandchildren, Matthew, Rebekah, Emily, Nathanael, Bethany and Jonathan Torkelson; one sister, Irmgard (Don) Krueger of Watertown; a brother, Adelbert (Shirley) Oestreich of Sun City, Ariz.; a brother-in-law, Rev. D. W. Lau of Richfield, Minn.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rosalee was also preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Lucille Lau, Eunice Reals, Ruth Oestreich and Ardell Oestreich; a brother, Robert Oestreich; and three brothers in infancy. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. David Groth officiating. Burial will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 E. Main St. Watertown


Olson, Camille R. "Cam". Born April 25, 1940, in Waukesha, Waukesha Co., WI.

Camille R. "Cam" Olson was married February 10, 1962, at the Watertown Methodist Church, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Robert Frederick "Bob" Carlson. Born October 1, 1939, in Brighton, Marathon Co., WI.

Lived at: PO Box 80234, College, AK 99708

The Marshfield News-Herald, Marshfield, Wood Co., WI, Saturday, February 17, 1962

Wedding

Carlson - Olson

Mrs. Robert Carlson

Miss Camille Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Olson, Watertown, became the bride of Robert F. Carlson, Denver, Colo., son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Carlson, Unity, at a marriage ceremony performed at the Watertown Methodist Church at Watertown. Mr. Olson gave his daughter in marriage during the 2:30 p. m. service Saturday, Feb. 10, conducted by the Rev. Gordon Sorenson and the Rev. Mr. Lackore. Arthur Turke, the soloist, sang "The Lord's Prayer." Mrs. Strache was the organist. Fashioning a setting for the ceremony was an arrangement of white carnations and fern in altar vases and lighted tapers in candelabra. The bride's gown of white velvet and chiffon was street length, the scalloped neckline of lace highlighted with seed pearls and crystal trim. The skirt was fully flared. A short veil was attached to the velvet bow headpiece and the bride carried white carnations with stephanotis entwined with ivy. Preceding the bride down the aisle were her aides - Miss Janice Watson, Waukesha, the maid of honor, and Miss Kathleen Moertl, New Berlin, and Miss Susan Kehl, Watertown, the bridesmaids. The attendants' red velveteen dresses had fitted bodices and soft-pleated skirts. They also had red velveteen bow headpieces and carried white carnations bouquets. Patty Hooper also was attired in red velveteen when she enacted the role of flower girl. Attending the groom were Dennis Cook, Unity, best man, and Douglas Carlson, Unity, and Ronald Elonen, Madison, groomsmen; with Dennis Olson, David Carlson, Earle Olson and Bill Hooper serving as ushers. Following the nuptial rites rites, a reception and buffet dinner were held in the church parlors. The young folks left on a honeymoon trip to Upper Michigan, after which they will reside in Denver, Colo. where Mr. Carlson is a civil engineer working for the U. S. Bureau  of Reclamation. He is a 1961 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a member of Chi Epsilon Fraternity. His wife was a junior at the same university at the time of her marriage.


Pauli, James Clifford "Jim". Born September 23, 1941, in Waterloo, Jefferson Co., WI.

James Clifford "Jim" Pauli was married April 1, 1967, in Dodge Co., WI, to: Sharon Ann Wheeler. Born June 2, 1946, in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., WI.

Lived at: 3032 Bassler, North Las Vegas, NV 89030


Peters, Carl Harold. Born September 3, 1941, in Montpelier, Kewaunee Co., WI. Died Tuesday, November 26, 2002 in Highview Retirement Home, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL (age 61). Buried in Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, Winnebago Co., IL.

Carl Harold Peters was married October 26, 1963, in Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI, to: Jacqueline H. Schommer. Born December 17, 1941, in Hustisford, Dodge Co., WI. Her parents, Hans Werner Schommer and Lucille Marie (Dewitz) Schommer, were divorced a few years after her birth. Lucille Marie (Dewitz) Schommer then married October 12, 1947, in Dodge Co., WI, to Charles Lawrence Hein.

Lived at: Rockton, Winnebago Co., IL.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, Thursday, November 28, 2002

Peters, Carl H.

Peters, Carl H. Age 61, of Rockton, IL, died Tuesday, November 26, 2002 in Highview Retirement Home in Rockford, IL after a lengthy illness. He was born September 3, 1941, in Montpelier, WI to Paul and Clara (Hasz) Peters. He married the former Jacqueline Schommer in Lebanon, WI on October 26, 1963. He was employed as an engineer by Bell Laboratories and served in the National Guard. He graduated from Watertown High School and MIT in Milwaukee, WI. Survivors include his wife Jacqueline, Rockton, IL; Brothers Norman (Marilyn) Peters, Livonia, MI, Martin Peters, Oxnard, CA, Walter Peters, Los Angeles, CA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Gertrude Steinbronn and Marie DeCloux. Funeral Ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2002 at McCorkle Funeral Home 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton IL with the Reverend Richard Beg of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Rockford, IL officiating. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, November 29, 2002. McCorkle Funeral Home.


Peterson, Kenneth D. Born March 10, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Kenneth D. "Ken" Peterson was married about September 24, 1960, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Kathleen J. "Kathy" Heiden. Born March 2, 1942, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lived at Watertown, WI


Pfaffenbach, David Dean "Dave". Born November 4, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Divorced in 1989. 

David Dean "Dave" Pfaffenbach was first married (1) September 29, 1962, to a classmate: Edith Claire "Edy" Niemann. Born January 18, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI (age 69). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI.

David Dean "Dave" Pfaffenbach then married (2) August 30, 1991, in Sheboygan Co., WI, to: Carole Marguerite (Mirkes) DeZeeuw. Born May 5, 1933, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI.

Carole Marguerite Mirkes was first married (1) in 1958 to: Robert L. "Lee" DeZeeuw. Born June 21, 1930, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Died December 24, 2016, at Aurora Medical Center of Manitowoc County,  Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., WI (age 86). Interred in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI. Divorced in 1975.

Lived at: 1298 Lake Shore Dr., Cleveland, WI 53015

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, January 27, 2010

Edith C. Pfaffenbach

MANITOWOC - Edith C. Pfaffenbach, 69, of Manitowoc, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with Pastor Fred Smith of Watertown Community Church officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lupus Foundation of America-Wisconsin Chapter. The former Edith Claire Niemann was born in Watertown on Jan. 18, 1941, daughter of George and Margaret (Krahn) Niemann. She attended St. John's Lutheran Grade School in Watertown, was a 1959 graduate of Watertown High School and graduated in 1963 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor of science degree in education. Edith had been a substitute teacher in the Manitowoc area. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Manitowoc, the Association of University Women, National Organization of Women and League of Women Voters. Edith loved spending time with her family and loved to read. She was also an avid bridge player and world traveler. Edith is survived by her four children, Peter (Christine) Pfaffenbach of Oak Creek, Andrew (Elina) Pfaffenbach of Appleton, Sara (David) Schlanger of Elkridge, Md., and Anne (Kevin) Mullooly of Washington, D.C.; nine grandchildren; three sisters, Judith (Tom) Draves of Hackettsville, N.J., Audrey (Michael) Powers of Berkeley, Calif., and Paula (David Sale) Diamond of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Ernest (Paula) Niemann of Watertown and Mark Niemann of San Diego, Calif.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Edith was preceded in death by her father on Nov. 22, 1991, and her mother on Feb. 28, 1999. Hafemeister Funeral Home 611 E. Main St. Watertown. 

 

The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, WI, December 28, 2016

DeZeeuw, Robert L.

Robert L. DeZeeuw, age 86, of Manitowoc, died on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Aurora Medical Center of Manitowoc County with his daughter at his side. Robert was born on June 21, 1930 in Chicago, IL, son of the late Peter and Irene (VanderSys) DeZeeuw Sr. He attended school in Manitowoc and graduated from Lincoln High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1952 - 1953 as an Airman on a A26 Bomber. Robert owned and operated Easy Rest Bedding Company until his retirement. Robert was a 1989 Champion Trap Shooter and trained a champion Golden Retriever. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law: Kristen (David) DeZeeuw LaFond, Wichita, KS; two sons: James R. DeZeeuw and his family; David L. DeZeeuw and his family; one sister-in-law: Elaine DeZeeuw; two nephews: Mark P. DeZeeuw; Jeffrey DeZeeuw, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Peter DeZeeuw Jr.According to Robert's wishes no services will take place at this time and inurnment of his cremated remains will take place at Knollwood Memorial Gardens. Robert's family would like to thank Aurora Medical Center, Aurora at Home Hospice, and his caregivers for the care and compassion given to him 


Pieper, Lila Mae. Born May 15, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lila Mae Pieper was first married (1) June 2, 1979, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI, to: Ronald Alfred Giese. Born March 9, 1948, in Hustisford, Dodge Co., WI. Died Friday, January 21, 1998, at the Beverly Terrace Nursing Home, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI  (age 49). Buried in Oakhill Cemetery, Horicon, Dodge Co., WI.

Lila Mae (Pieper) Giese then married (2) April 17, 2004, in Dodge Co., WI, to: Waldemar Martin Schliewe. Born September 2, 1936, in the Town of Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI. 

Lived at: N2122 CTH E, Watertown, WI 53098

The Daily Citizen, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., WI, Saturday, January 17, 1998

Ronald A. Giese

WATERTOWN - Ronald A. Giese, 49, formerly of W5012 Highway 60, Juneau, died Fri., Jan. 21, 1998, at the Beverly Terrace Nursing Home, Watertown. The funeral will be Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Horicon. The Rev. Keith Lonsberry will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Horicon. Mr. Giese was born March 9, 1948 in Hustisford, the son of Wilbert and Anelda (Bartelt) Giese. He was married June 2, 1979 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Wis. He attended Hustisford High School and farmed in Hustisford. He was also a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Horicon. Survivors include his wife, Lila; his mother, Mrs. Anelda Giese of Juneau; one sister, Janice (Earl) Kluz of Beaver Dam; one brother, David of Fort Atkinson; his father-in-law, Elmer Pieper of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; his paternal grandparents, Alfred and Frieda Giese; and his maternal grandparents, Albert and Anna Bartelt. Friends may call on Tuesday, Jan. 2, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home, Watertown, and on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to the time of service at the church


Pirkel, Sandra Marguerite "Sandy". Born June 18, 1941, in the Town of Milford, Jefferson Co., WI.

Lived at: 1020 W Main Street, Watertown, WI 53098


Podolske, Richard Charles "Dick". Born December 30, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Richard Charles "Dick" Podolske was married to: Helen Jean Wolanin. Born September 30, 1942, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Died Sunday, June 6, 2015, at MedStar Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC (age 72).

Lived at: 5217 Andover Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Helen Wolanin Podolske

SEPTEMBER 30, 1942 Ė JUNE 28, 2015

On Sunday, June 28 Helen Podolske passed away peacefully at the Washington Hospital Center with loving family members at her side. She is survived by her husband Richard Podolske, her daughter Anya Eisele (Jason), and her sister Valerie Anticola. She was preceded in death by her sister Wanda Aydogan. Helen received a bachelorís degree from DíYouville College in Buffalo, New York and a masterís degree from American University in Washington, DC. She had a varied career as a teacher in Buffalo, New York, Roseville, Minnesota, and Washington, DC. She also worked at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, at the Smithsonian Institution, and as a caterer. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Joseph Gawlerís Sons, Inc. for a memorial service on Friday July 3rd beginning at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of America at 8301 Professional Place East, Suite 200, Landover Maryland, 20785. Donations can also be made online at www.epilepsy.com.


Poellet, Erika Barbara "Barb". Born Nov. 4, 1940, in Nuernberg, Germany. Died due to Breast Cancer on Monday, October 1, 2001, at St. Elisabeth Hospital, Chicago, Cook Co., IL (age 60). Buried in Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown, Dodge Co., WI. Never married.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, October, 2001

Erika B. Poellet

Erika B. Poellet of Chicago, Ill., died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at St. Elisabeth Hospital in Chicago. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home in Watertown with Rev. John Boehringer officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Family and friends may call to pay their respects at the funeral home Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Erika was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Nuernberg, Germany, the daughter of George and Anna Barbara (Geier) Poellet. She was a graduate of St. Johnís Grade School, Watertown High School in 1959, and Patricia Stevens College in Milwaukee. She had been employed at the Boston Store in Milwaukee after graduation. She also worked for Costa Cruises in Chicago and Miami. She had lived in Milwaukee, Miami and Chicago. Surviving are a brother, Heinz (Evalee) Poellet of Oak Creek; two sisters, Mina (Leo) Scholer of Watertown and Betty Macheel of Beaver Dam; nieces and nephews, Gary (Beth) Macheel, Greg (Marsha) Macheel, Laurie (Dan) Mack, Todd (Kristi) Macheel, Susan (Dennis) Duffy, Derek (Jennifer) Poellet and Keira Poellet; great-nieces and great-nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie Didrich; a niece, Ingrid Scholer; and a brother-in-law, Don Macheel.        

 

The Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Erika B. Poellet

Erika B. Poellet, Chicago, October 1, 2001, age 60, survived by one brother; two sisters; other relatives and friends. Funeral service Friday 2 p.m. at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home, 500 Welsh Road Watertown, WI. Visitation Friday 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at funeral home. Burial Lutheran Cemetery Watertown, WI. 


Polensky, Robert William "Bob". Born July 2, 1941, in Watertown, Dodge Co., WI. Died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at home, Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI (age 62). Buried in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery, Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI.

Robert William "Bob" Polensky was married October 21, 1962, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, to: Judith Ann "Judy" Schramm. Born October 1, 1943, in Watertown, Dodge Co., WI. Died Friday morning, July 10, 1992, at home, Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI (age 48). Buried in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery, Lebanon, Dodge Co., WI.

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, June, 2004

Robert Polensky

OWOSSO, Mich. Ė Robert W. Polensky, 62, of Owosso, Mich., died on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lebanon, Wis., with the Rev. Lauri Stumme-Diers officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery, Lebanon. Visitation will be held at the Jennings-Lyons Funeral Chapel in Owosso and then at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Robert was born July 2, 1941, in Watertown, son of Emil and Norma (Schlesner) Polensky. He was a graduate of Watertown High School and attended a Moravian College. Robert married the former Judith Schramm in Watertown on Oct. 21, 1962. She preceded him in death on July 10, 1992. Robert worked at the GM Metal Fab Plant in Flint, Mich., until the time of his death. He had been with GM for 36 years. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Surviving are his daughter, Tama (Kevin) Beeson of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons, Todd (Lori) Polensky of Shelby Township, Minn., and Ted (Melanie) Polensky of Noblesville, Ind.; five granddaughters; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; three sisters, Arlis Schmeichel of Watertown, Mary (Norman) Zastrow of Watertown and Jean (Lloyd) Schliewe of Watertown; several nieces and nephews. He was further preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Russell.

 

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

Judith Polensky

Owosso, Mich. Ė Judith A. Polensky, 48, of Owosso, Mich., died Friday morning, July 10, 1992 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Owosso. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Lebanon, Wis., with Rev. Richard Heins of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Watertown, Wis., officiating. Visitation will be from 7 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown. Memorials can be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Michigan. She was born Oct. 1, 1943 in Watertown, daughter of Ernst and Esther (Schlesner) Schramm. She married Robert W. Polensky Oct. 21, 1962 in Watertown. She was a 1961 graduate of Watertown High School and moved from Swartz Creek to Owosso in 1971. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and was employed by Toledo Commutator in Owosso, Mich. 15 years. Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Tama (Kevin) Beeson of St. Louis, Mich.; two sons, Todd (Lori) Polensky of Rochester Hills, Mich. And Ted Polensky of Acworth, Ga.; five grandchildren; one sister, Myrna (Joseph) Richter of Watertown; three brothers, Robert (Sylvia) Schramm of Waupun, Wis., James (Joyce) Schramm of Watertown and Dennis (Genie) Schramm of Watertown; and her stepmother, Evangeline Schramm of Watertown. She was preceded in death by her parents.


Ponath, John Walter. Born July 19, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH (age 72).

John Walter Ponath was married July 20, 1963, in St. Peterís Evangelical and Reformed Church, Elmhurst, DuPage Co., IL, to: Elizabeth Ann "Liz" Rizner. Born August 10, 1941, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Died February 19, 2008, at Hospice of Hamilton, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH (age 66).

The Clark County Press, Neillsville, Clark Co., WI, August 8, 1963

Rizner, Elizabeth

A number of area relatives attended the wedding of Elizabeth Rizner of Elmhurst, Ill., and John Ponath of Watertown, July 20, in St. Peterís Evangelical and Reformed Church in Elmhurst. Parents of the young couple are Mr. and Mrs. Anton Rizner of Elmhurst and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ponath of Watertown. Their attendants were Miss Carole Melchert, maid-of-honor; Mrs. Ruth Welby and Miss Barbara Aberg, attendants; Ellen Thomson, a cousin of the bride, flowergirl; Joseph Kellerman, bestman; David Welby and Wilson Smith, groomsmen; Charles Wendt, Michael Willems and Charles Nicholson, ushers; and Gary Nevermann, a nephew of the groom was ringbearer. The groom is a 1963 graduate of the University of Wisconsin and now is employed in the sales and promotion department of Campbellís, the soup manufacturer. The bride also attended the University of Wisconsin. They are making their home at 1115 17th Street, Moline, Ill. Mrs. Ponath is well known in this area having spent some time here with relatives over a period of several years. Attending the wedding were: Mrs. Frank Ruddock, Mr. and Mrs. William Hrasky, Carol and Franklin Hrasky, all of Neillsville; and Mr. and Mrs. William Rizner and family and Mrs. Ragnar Mortenson and granddaughter of Shortville.

 

The Cincinnati Inquirer, Cincinnati, OH, Friday, February 22, 2008

Elizabeth A. Ponath

PONATH, Elizabeth A. (nee Rizner), loving wife and soulmate of John Ponath since graduating from the University of Wisconsin in 1963. Mother of Laura (Rusty) Hymer and Julie (Dan) Mikus. Passed peacefully February 19, 2008 at Hospice of Hamilton, age 66. Private family services have been held. Memorials may be sent to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund, 522 Cincinnati Mills Dr., Se. C281, Cincinnati, OH 45240.

 

The Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI, Friday, October 18, 2013

John Ponath

CINCINNATI, Ohio - John Ponath, 72, Cincinnati, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. He was born July 19, 1941. He was the son of Gary and Margaret Ponath. He was preceded in death by wife, Elizabeth Ann (Rizner) Ponath on February 19, 2008, in Cincinnati. He is survived by daughters, Laura (Russell) Hymer and Julie (Dan) Mikus; one grandson, Owen Mikus; and his sister, Mary Jo Nevermann of Pewaukee. 


Ponath, Judith Marie "Judy". Born August 16, 1941, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI.

Judith Marie "Judy" Ponath was married August 20, 1960, in Wisconsin, to: Allen Arthur Christenson. Born May 12, 1940, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., WI.

Lived at: N111 W16443 Esquire Court, Germantown, WI 53022


Poppert, George Henry. Born June 15, 1940, in Watertown, Jefferson Co., WI. Died February 25, 2005, in Beaverton, Washington Co., OR (age 64). Buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.

George Henry Poppert was first married (1) about July 13, 1961, in Jefferson Co., WI, to: Kathleen Crystal "Kay" Bruschnig. Born November 14, 1942, in Unknown. Died June 5, 2010, in Colorado (age 67). Divorced August, 1972, in Santa Clara Co., CA.

Kathleen Crystal (Bruschnig) Poppert then married (2) March 9, 1974, in Santa Clara Co., CA, to: Richard James Fields. Born November 8, 1924, in Fresno Co., CA. Died July 20, 2008, in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA (age 83). Buried in Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, Solano Co., CA.

George Henry Poppert then married (2) April 20, 1973, in Reno, Washoe Co., NV, to: Elaine Marie (Bockus) Dale. Born August 27, 1943, in Ector Co., TX.

Elaine Marie Bockus was first married (1) May 6, 1962, in Santa Clara Co., CA, to: William J. "Jim" Dale. Born December 24, 1939, in Nevada. Divorced November 13, 1972, in Clackamas Co., OR.

The Oregonian, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Mr. George H Poppert, 64

A service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2005, in Willamette National Cemetery for George H. Poppert, who died Feb. 25 at age 64. Mr. Poppert was born June 15, 1940, in Watertown, Wis. He served in the Navy and moved to the Portland area in 1979. He was a lead supervisor for Axion Electronics in Beaverton. In 1973, he married Elaine Bockus. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Robin Demaree, M. Dawn Howell and Darcy D. Poppert; and seven grandchildren. Remembrances to the Washington County Hospice. Arrangements by Springer and Son.

 

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) - Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Found peace June 15, 2005, age 78. Preceded in death by his beloved wife June. Dear father of Steven and Jenny (Bob) Schinner. Dear grandfather of Adam, Christian, Zachary, Jared, Matthew, Andrew and Michael. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Memorial Visitation Friday, June 24 at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK FAMILY CENTER, WEST CHAPEL (13235 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield), from 1 - 2 PM. Memorial Service 2 PM to follow. CHURCH AND CHAPEL 262-827-0659 www.churchandchapel.com.


Pryor, John A. Born August 31, 1939, in West Allis, Milwaukee Co., WI. Died December 24, 1987, at God Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ (age 48). Buried in Milton Lawns Memorial Park, Janesville, Rock Co., WI. John enlisted in the U. S. Army on September 10, 1958, and was discharged September 9, 1961. Divorced.

John A. Pryor was married to: Charlene A. Betenz: Born October, 1944, in Wisconsin. Charlene graduated from Jefferson High School, Jefferson, Jefferson Co., WI, in the Class of 1962. Charlene received a divorce from John on January, 1976, in Janesville, Rock Co., WI. Divorced September, 1989, in Janesville, Rock Co., WI.

Charlene A. (Betenz) Pryor then married (2) June, 1986, in Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV, to: Clarence Eugene McIntosh. Born August 7, 1940. Divorced July 17, 1984, in Rock Co., WI.

The Janesville Gazette, Janesville, Rock Co., WI, Wednesday, December 30, 1987

Pryor, John A.

PHOENIX/JANESVILLE - John A. Pryor, age 48, passed away December 24, 1987 at the God Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. He was born August 31, 1939, in Milwaukee. His foster mother is Vera Slater of W1882 Slater Lane, Sullivan, WI. His foster father was Irving Slater who passed away in January of 1985. He served in the U. S. Army for 3 years. He is survived by 2 sons, Gregory and Timothy Pryor and 1 daughter, Pamela Pryor all of Janesville. Funeral services will be at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday, January 2 at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous.


Pubanz, Ernest Reinhold. Born July 17, 1938, in the Town of Nepenskun, Winnebago Co., WI. Died June 29, 2010, in Bonaire, Houston Co., GA (age 71). Entombed in Magnolia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Warner Robins, Houston Co., GA.

Ernest Reinhold Pubanz was married to: Betty Ann Newberry. Born May 31, 1945, in Val Verde Co., TX.

The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Thursday, July 1, 2010

Mr. Ernest R. Pubanz

MSgt. Ernest R. Pubanz, USAF (Ret.) -BONAIRE - Ernest R. Pubanz, 71, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Mr. Pubanz was born on July 17, 1938 in Nepenskun, Wisconsin. A proud veteran, serving during the Vietnam era, MSgt. Pubanz retired from the United States Air Force. Subsequently, he retired from Robins Air Force Base as a civil service employee. Ernest was a devoted and loving family man and an avid outdoorsman. His parents, Reinhold and Ruth Pubanz; sister, Mary Wismer, and his father-in-law, Edward Newberry, all preceded him in death. His memory will forever be treasured by his beloved wife, Betty Newberry Pubanz, Bonaire; children, Tammy Jones, Warner Robins; Tina Carter, Suwanee; Edward Pubanz, Bonaire; Craig Pubanz (Lisa), Warner Robins; four grandchildren, Carolyn Hall (Jason), Steven Carter, Drew Jones, Mandi Jones; one great grandchild, Aubrey Claire (Aguilar) Hall; siblings, Wayne Pubanz (Sandy), Eylene Boozer, Shirley Neiman, Kathy Burds (Will), Carol Pubanz; mother-in-law, Louise Newberry; sister-in-law, Mary Layton; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday, July 2, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at McCullough Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 11A.M. on Saturday, July 3 in Southside Baptist Church, with the Reverends Dennis Clark and Randall Nash officiating. Entombment will follow in Magnolia Park Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2302 Parklake Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30345. Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. -McCullough Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.        

 

Ernest R. Pubanz, 71, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Mr. Pubanz was born on July 17, 1938 in Nepenskun, Wisconsin. A proud veteran, serving during the Vietnam era, MSgt Pubanz retired from the United States Air Force. Subsequently, he retired from Robins Air Force Base as a civil service employee. Ernest was a devoted and loving family man and an avid outdoorsman. His parents, Reinhold and Ruth Pubanz; sister, Mary Wismer, and his father-in-law, Edward Newberry, all preceded him in death. His memory will forever be treasured by his beloved wife, Betty Newberry Pubanz, Bonaire; children, Tammy Jones, Warner Robins; Tina Carter, Suwanee; Edward Pubanz, Bonaire; Craig Pubanz (Lisa), Warner Robins; four grandchildren, Carolyn Hall (Jason), Steven Carter, Drew Jones, Mandi Jones; one great grandchild, Aubrey Claire (Aguilar) Hall; siblings, Wayne Pubanz (Sandy), Eylene Boozer, Shirley Neiman, Kathy Burds (Will), Carol Pubanz; mother-in-law, Louise Newberry; sister-in-law, Mary Layton; and many nieces and nephews.