From Manitowoc county marriage records: Ferdinand Westphal (sic) Son of Thies Westphal and Ann Farmer - born Town of Eaton married Oct. 25, 1887 at Kiel in Civil Ceremony (v.5 p.369) Emile [Amelia] Lechler Daughter of Christian Lechler and Ernestine Born Town of Eaton Witnesses Ferdinand Lechler and Rudolph Heins (Note: They are Ferd Westphal and Emelie Schler on the county marriage index) ********* From Manitowoc county death records: Death of Ferdinand Westphalen (v.21 p.348) Ferdinand Westphalen ["Westphal" in marriage record] Born May 15, 1865 - died Dec. 23, 1924 Farmer - born in Town of Eaton Died from "myocarditis" Buried at "Town of Eaton Cemetery" ******* Eaton Pioneer Dies Death claimed Ferdinand Westphalen, town of Eaton pioneer, whose funeral will be held Saturday at 1 o’clock at Eaton. Deceased was born August 15, 1865 at Eaton where he had spent his entire life. Mr. Westphalen is survived by his widow, three sons and three daughters, as follows; Edmund, Ernst and Roland at home, Mrs. Oscar Ninmer, Mrs. Herman Buchholz and Mrs. Edgar Roehl, all of this county. Also three sisters, Mrs. August Gerkins, Mr. Ph. Reiland and Mr. M. Hajenga, all of Randolph, Neb., and eight grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. December 26, 1924 P. 2 ******** AMELIA WESTPHALEN Eaton Woman Passes Away Stroke is Fatal to Mrs. Westphalen; Rites to be Held Friday Mrs. Aurelia Westphalen, nee Lechler, aged 63, passed away at three o’clock a. m. Tuesday after a week’s illness and a stroke. The deceased was born May 6, 1871, on a farm in the town of Eaton, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Lechler. She was married to Ferdinand Westphalen of the town of Eaton on October 25, 1887, and they located on the farm where Mrs. Westphalen passed away. Mr. Westphalen died December 23, 1924. Six children were born to the couple. Mrs. Westphalen is survived by three sons, Ernst and Roland of the town of Eaton and Edmund of Schleswig; three daughters, Mrs. Oscar (Laura) Ninmer, Mrs. Herman (Hulda) Buchholz, and Mrs. Edgar (Arena) Roehl, all of Schleswig; and one brother, Ferdinand Lechler and 13 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday afternoon at 1:30 from the family residence in Eaton and at two o’clock with services at the Bethlehem Reformed church in the town of Schleswig. The Rev. A. E. Hammann will officiate and burial will he made in the town of Eaton cemetery. (Note: Amelia on tombstone, Aurelia in obit. It appears these are the same person) ********* From Manitowoc county death records: Death of Amelia Westphalen (v.28 p.592)(Westphal on marriage record) Amelia Westphalen Wife of Ferdinand Westphalen Born May 16, 1871 - died May 22, 1934 Daughter of Christian Lechler and Ernestine Pautz (both born Germany) Born Town of Eaton Died from "angina pectoris" Buried at "Town of Eaton Cemetery"
MR. AND MRS. JOHN WICK
Mr. and Mrs. John Wick
From Calumet county marriage records (v.2 p.50) John Wick Resident of St. Anna, Town of New Holstein p: John Wick and Margaretha Mertens m: Nov. 13, 1879 at St. Anna, Town of New Holstein Witnesses: Jacob Mertens and John Rach to: Anna Rach p: Nicholes Rach and Elizabeth LaCroix ********** From Manitowoc County death records: Anna Wick nee Rach (v.32 p.115) May 16, 1859-July 18, 1938 Wife of John Wick Daughter of Nicholas Rach and Elizabeth La Croix (both born Germany) Born Town of New Holstein, Calumet County Died from “cancer of bladder, since 1936” Buried at Kiel Cemetery (Her obit. says she is in St. Anna) ********** Mrs. Anna Wick, aged 79 years, and widow of the late John Wick, passed away at 9:45 a.m. at her home on Monday, after an illness of several months. The deceased was born in St. Anna on May 16, 1959, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth Rach. She was united in marriage to John Wick on November 16, 1880, and he preceded her in death June 20, 1908. Mrs. Wick is survived by the following: Four daughters, Mrs. Josephine Reddin, Mrs. Marie Meyer and Miss Martha Wick of this city, and Mrs. George Schmitz of New Holstein; three sons, George of School Hill, Henry of New Holstein, and Norbert of this city; two brothers, John and Nicholas Rach of here, and several grandchildren and great-grand- children. A daughter, Mrs. Joseph Schmitz of St. Anna preceded her in death September 30, 1920, and a sister and two brothers also have preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held this Thursday morning at 9 o'clock at the C.J. Meiselwitz Funeral Home, and at 9:30 a.m. at the Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic church, with the Rev. J.J. Esdepsky officiating. Interment was made in the St. Anna cemetery. The Christian Mothers' Society, of which the deceased was a member, plan to attend the last rites in a body. (7-21-1938 handwritten on the obit. no newspaper cited) ********* From Calumet county death records (v.5 p.257): John Wick Jan. 11, 1858-June 20, 1908 Son of John Wick (born Germany) and Margaret Norten (born Germany) Born Wisconsin –farmer Died from “sespacytemia, 3 months” Buried at St. Anna, Town of New Holstein