OBITUARIES FOR ST.JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH CEMETERY

Newton Township, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin

FRIEDERICKA AHLERS From Der Nord Westen, 21 Nov. 1889: Death on Fri., 15 Nov., in Town Newton of Miss Rieke Ahlers of nervous sickness. The daughter of Fritz and Louise Ahlers was 26 yrs. 6 mos. and 14 days of age. Her funeral was conducted Tues. at the Lutheran Cemetery in Newton. ******** (Friedercke Lisette Maria Ahlert(sic)/d. 11/14/1889/bur. 11/18/1889/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)

FRITZ AHLERS From Der Nord Westen, 27 Aug. 1896: Death in Town Newton on Sun. of Fritz Ahlers, of old age. The deceased, who was a widower and leaves 2 grown children, was laid to eternal rest on Mon. at the Evangelical Cemetery. ******* (Friedrich Ahlers/d. 22 Aug. 1896/bur. 24 Aug. 1896/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LOUISA M.S. AHLERS Mrs. Louisa Frederika Ahlers, a pioneer resident of Newton, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Carstens yesterday, death being due to old age. Deceased was born in Germany in 1836 and came to this country about fifty years ago. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carstens and Mrs. Burkhard. The funeral will be held from the Newton Lutheran church Monday afternoon. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, July 21, 1917, Page 1 ********* (Louise Sophia Ahlers/d. 19 July 1917/bur. 23 July 1917/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MARY (SCHROEDER) ANDREW From Der Nord Westen, 27 Apr. 1905: Death in Chicago last week of Mrs. Mary Andrew, a daughter of Carl Schroeder in Newton, at the age of 38, leaving her husband and 4 children. The casket was brought here Fri. and taken to Newton for burial.


ANTHONY ANSORGE NAME: Ansorge, Anthony D.: 6/1873 B.: 1777 REG.D.: 7/1/1873 SEX: M/W AGE AT DEATH: 96 yrs B.P.: Bohemia D.P.: Newton CEM: St. John's Churchyard Newton CH.: INF.&ADDRESS: Rev. Charles Wagner SPOUSE: Veronica Ansorge F.: M.: CAUSE OF DEATH: Weakness of old age ADD INFO: PG.#: 144 ************* (Anton Ansorged/06/23/1873/bur. 06/25/1873/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANTHONY ANSORGE NAME: Ansorge, Anthony D.: 2/8/1870 B.: 1777- 1774? REG.D.: 7/3/1874 SEX: M/W AGE AT DEATH: 96 yrs B.P.: Bohemia D.P.: Newton CEM: St. John's Newton CH.: INF.&ADDRESS: Rev. Charles Wagner SPOUSE: F.: M.: CAUSE OF DEATH: Old age ADD INFO: PG.#:


FRIEDRICH AWE From Der Nord Westen, 29 Aug. 1889: Death last Thurs. night, 22 Aug., about 11:30 p.m., of Mr. Fritz Awe age 58. The funeral took place Sun. morning, 9 a.m., in the Lutheran Cemetery in Town Newton. ******* (Friederich Ahwe/d. 23 Aug. 1889/bur. 25 Aug. 1889/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CHARLOT BARTHELS Name: Barthels, Charlot D. 3/8/1870 B.: 5/20/1805 Reg. D.: 8/14/1871 sex: f/w Age at death: 65 yrs. 9 mo. 16 da. B.P.: Mecklenburg Schwerin D.P.: Newton Cem: St. Johannes Cem. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner Newt. Spouse: Joachim Bartels F.: ----- Jarchow M.: ------ Jarchow Cause of Death: weakness of old age Add Info.: Pg.# 103 *************** (Charlotte Bartels/d. 08 Mar. 1871/bur. 10 Mar. 1871/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


AMELIA BARYENBRUCH Mrs. Amelia Baryenbruch, 67, of 1520 Clark street, died Sunday noon at the Holy Family hospital after a lingering illness Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at two o'clock from the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church at Newton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Baryenbruch, nee Amelia Matthis, was born in Sheboygan county in 1872 and when a girl came to this county with her parents. The family located on a farm in Liberty. She was married in 1891 to Henry Baryenbruch, who operated a cheese factory in Newton until 1909. They purchased a farm in the same town. Mr. Baryenbruch died in 1911. Mrs. Baryenbruch operated the farm until 1927 when she moved to this city. She was a member of the Newton congregation. Survivors are four sons, Arthur, of Spring Green, Wis., Clarence, of Route 1, Manitowoc, Walter and Herbert of this city; four daughters, Miss Linda, city, Mrs. Gustave Vallesky of Collins, Mrs. Rudolph Jaehnig of Two Rivers, Mrs. Milton Haupt of Alverno; four brothers, Henry of Cleveland, William of Route 1, Manitowoc, Albert of Neenah, Edwin of Milwaukee; four sisters, Mrs. Emil Grosshuesch of Route 1, Manitowoc, Mrs. Gustave Tegen of Route 6, Manitowoc, Mrs. Gustave Tollefson of Valders, Mrs. Calance Schienle of Milwaukee; and 27 grandchildren. The body may be viewed at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, June 19, 1939 ******** (Amilia Louise Baryenbruch/d. 18 June 1939/bur. 21 June 1939/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHN BARYENBRUCH Name: Barenbruch, John D. 7/9/1873 B.: 7/5/1842 Reg. D.: 7/3/1874 sex: m/w Age at death: 31 yrs. 4 da. B.P.: Hanover D.P.: Mtwc. Cem: St. John's Cem. Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Wagner Spouse: Mary Barenbruch F.: Henry Barenbruch M.: Meta Barenbruch Cause of Death: accidental Add Info.: farmer Pg.# 155 ******** (Johann/Baryenbruch/d. 09 July 1873/bur. 11 July 1873/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.):


META M. BARYENBRUCH From Der Nord Westen, 28 May 1891: Death on Tues., 26 Mar. in Town Newton, of Mrs. Meta Barchenbruch. Her husband is Heinrich Barchenbruch. The deceased reached the age of 73 yrs. 6 mos. and had suffered from asthma for many years, so an attack of the flu shortened her life. The burial will take place this afternoon at the Lutheran Cemetery near Teitgen’s Place in Newton. ******** (Meta Margan/Baryenbruch/d. 26 Mar. 1891/bur. 28 Mar. 1891/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ROLAND BARYENBRUCH PNEUMONIA CLAIMS NEWTON YOUTH WHEN HE SUFFERS A RELAPSE AFTER THE FLU Pneumonia, which set in when he suffered a relapse after recovery from the influenza, claimed the life of Roland baryenbruch, son of Mrs. Henry Baryenbruch, of Newton and death came today. The young man had been ill the second time in only a week. Born at Newton 19 years ago, the dead youth had always made his home there, of late years assisting his widowed mother in conducting the farm. Besides his mother he is survived by four sisters, Mrs. G.A. Vallensky, the Misses Linda, Hattie and Erna and four brothers, Clarence, Walter, Herbert and Arthur. The latter is with the American forces overseas. The funeral will be held Sunday from the late home in Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, December 12, 1918, Page 4 ******** (Roland Baryenbruch/d. 12 Dec. 1918/bur. 15 Dec. 1918/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY BAUCH HENRY BAUCH DIES AT HOME Manitowoc Rapids Man To Be Buried On Friday Henry Bauch Sr., 66, died yesterday afternoon at his home at Manitowoc Rapids following a lingering illness. The funeral will be from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home on Friday afternoon at 1:45 and from the St. John’s Lutheran church at Newton at 2 o’clock with the Rev. E. Kionka officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Bauch was born on August 9, 1869, in Cook county, Illinois. Sixty years ago he came to Manitowoc Rapids where he lived up to the present time. He was a farmer. He married Meta Wicke in 1900. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Edwin Raether, Manitowoc Rapids, Mrs. F. Ploeckleman (sic), Peshtigo, Miss Minnie Bauch, Milwaukee; one son, Henry, Jr., at home; three brothers, William, Manitowoc Rapids, August, Crivitz, Charles, Milwaukee; one sister, Miss Minnie Bauch, Manitowoc; and nine grandchildren. The body may be viewed at the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home from Thursday afternoon till the time of the funeral. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1935 P. 2 ******** (Henry Bauch Sr./d. 07 May 1935/bur. 10 May 1935/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


META BAUCH Mrs. Henry Bauch, Aged 50, Passes Away At The Hospital Mrs. Henry Bauch of Manitowoc Rapids, taken ill last Saturday and removed to the hospital here, passed away this morning. The deceased was 50 years of age. Burial will take place on Saturday afternoon at two o’clock from the Newtonburg Lutheran church with interment in the cemetery there. The maiden name of the deceased was Meta Wicke, and she was born in this county. She was married to Henry Bauch April 16, 1900 and the couple have always resided on the farm in the town of Rapids. Besides the husband, three daughters, Mrs. Edward Raether of Rapids, Minnie at home, and Mrs. Fred Ploeckelmann of Little Suamico, one son Henry, and four sisters, Mrs. John Symes, Iowa, Mrs. William ____, Rapids, Mrs. Charles Buenger??, Chicago, and Mrs. Fred Bauch, Birnamwood, survive. There are also six grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, May 22, 1929 P. 15 ******* (Meta Bauch/d. 22 May 1929/bur. 25 May 1929/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


EDGAR H. BEECK Edgar H. Beeck, 62, of 3709 MacArthur Dr., Manitowoc, died at 5 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, after an illness of three months. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc, the Rev. L. H. Koeninger officiating. Burial will be in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery at Newtonburg, Manitowoc County. Mr. Beeck was born Nov. 26, 1898, at Two Rivers, son of the late Herman and Emma Sampe Beeck. When he was nine years of age, his family moved to Milwaukee. He later was employed for eight years at Gimbels Department Store there and then came to Milwaukee. He married Adeline Carstens Zimmerman April 12, 1947, at Manitowoc while employed on the farm of the Louis Schramm family at Rt. 4, Manitowoc. He worked at the farm for 17 years until he moved to Manitowoc in 1949. Until illness forced him into retirement three months ago, he was employed at Mirro Aluminum Co., Manitowoc. Survivors include his wife, a son, a daughter, a grandson and a grand- daughter (names omitted for privacy). Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 3 p.m. Sunday until 11 a.m. Monday and at the church from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, February 24, 1961 P. 15


NICOLAUS HENRY BEHRENS Name: Behrens, Nicolaus Henry D. 12/10/1871 B.: 3/5/1808 Reg. D.: 12/30/1872 sex: m/w Age at death: 63 yrs. 9 mo. 5da. B.P.: Holstein D.P.: Newton Cem: St. John's Cem. Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: Henry Behrens (dead) M.: Margareth Behrens (dead) Cause of Death: abdominal disorder Add Info.: farmer Pg.# 138 *********** (Klaus Heinrich Behrens/d. 10 Dec. 1871/bur. 13 Dec. 1871/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ADRIAN BEHRINGER Adrian Behringer, 76, formerly of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, died Tuesday at Family Heritage Home, Manitowoc, where he was a resident. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith A. Haberkorn will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Behringer was born June 11, 1900, in the Town of Newton, son of the late Henry and Minnie Jacob Behringer. He was educated in St. John Evangelical Lutheran School and farmed in the Newton area until his retirement in 1966. He was a lifelong member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Survivors include a nephew, (private), a niece, (private), and a sister- in-law, Mrs. Anna Behringer of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, and cousins. Two brothers preceded him in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 6 to 9 o’clock this Wednesday evening and at the church from noon Friday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Wednesday, October 13, 1976 P. 3 ******* (Adrian Behringer/d. 12 Oct. 1976/bur. 14 Oct. 1976/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


BABY BEHRINGER Private funeral services for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Behringer of Rt. 1, Newton, who was born and died Wednesday morning at Holy Family Hospital, were at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. A.T. Degner officiated and burial was in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Newtonburg. Surviving are the parents, three brothers and a sister, at home, (names omitted for privacy), the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Behringer, of Rt. 4, Newton, and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ida Dehne, of Newton. Mrs. Milton Behringer is the former Carol Dehne. Funeral arrangements were by Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, April 29, 1965 P. 11 ******* (Baby Girl Behringer/d. 28 Apr. 1965/bur. 29 Apr. 1965/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CAROL ANN BEHRINGER Mrs. Milton Behringer, 42, Rt. 1, Newton, died Saturday evening at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. C. R. Rosenow will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Behringer, nee Carol Ann Dehne, was born March 5, 1934, in the Town of Centerville, Manitowoc County, daughter of the late Walter Dehne, Sr., and Ida Paul Dehne. She was married to Milton H. Behringer, June 21, 1952, at Salem Ebeneezer Reform Church, Newton. Survivors include her husband, three sons, a daughter, mother, Mrs. Ida Dehne of Newton, seven sisters, and a granddaughter (names omitted for privacy). A daughter preceded her in death. Friends may call at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday until 11:30 a.m. and at the church from noon until time of services. Herald Times Reporter, Monday, June 7, 1976 P. 12 ********** (Carol Behringer/d. 05 June 1976/bur. 09 June 1976/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


EDWIN BEHRINGER Edwin Behringer, 70, a resident of Family Heritage Home, Manitowoc, 14 months, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. He formerly resided on Rt. 1, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. A. T. Degner will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Behringer was born Oct. 13, 1896, in the Town of Newton, son of the late Henry and Wilhelmina Jacob Behringer. Survivors are two brothers, Adrian of Manitowoc and Arthur of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Ninth Street entrance, Manitowoc, after 4 p.m. Friday until Saturday noon and at the church until time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, October 5, 1967 P. 4 ******** (Edwin Behringer/d. 04 Oct. 1967/bur. 07 Oct. 1967/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) (b. Oct. 15, 1896/d. Oct. 1967/SSDI)


HENRY BEHRINGER PASSES AWAY AT HOME IN NEWTON Henry Behringer, native born pioneer resident of Manitowoc county, passed away at his home in Newton today following a short illness. Mr. Behringer was 68 years of age, having been born at Two Rivers, January 16, 1861 and having resided in Newton for most of his life, his people removing there when he was a boy. Mr. Behringer is survived by his wife and three sons, all residing at Newton and by a brother Jacob Behringer of Clark county. ______ grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 from the late home, the Rev. Kionka officiating. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, January 21, 1929 P. 2 ******* (Heinrich Behringer/d. 21 Jan. 1929/bur. 24 Jan. 1929/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JACOB BEHRINGER LONG LIFE SEES ITS CLOSE Newton Pioneer Was 78 and Lived Here Since '54 Close to a life of near four score years came in the death of Jacob Behringer, a pioneer resident of Newton, Sunday, his demise being due to illness and old age. Since 1854 Mr. Behringer had resided in Manitowoc county, first at Two Rivers, then at Centerville and for more than forty years at Newton. Born in Haselow, Bavaria, April 15, 1827, decedent was 78 years of age at the time of his death. He was married in 1854 to Eva Scheck, who with four of seven children, survive him, being Henry and Jacob, Newton, Mrs. Robert Beuhlenan and Mrs. J. Smith, this city. The funeral will be held Wednesday from St. John's church at Newton. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Monday, April 10, 1905 P. 1 ******** Death Sun. in Newton of Jacob Behringer from old age debility. Mr. Behringer was born 15 Apr. 1827 in Haselow, Kingdom of Bavaria. He came to America in 1854 and settled in Two Rivers, then later in Centerville, and finally in Newton where he lived for 40 yrs. He leaves a sorrowing widow and 4 children. The funeral was held Wednesday. Der Nord Westen, 13 Apr. 1905 ******** Jacob Behringer birth: 15 April 1827 Germany death: 9 April 1905 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1905 Manitowoc Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Jacob Behringer/d. 09 Apr. 1905/bur. 12 Apr. 1905 from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MINNIE BEHRINGER PIONEER DIES, SHORT ILLNESS Mrs. Henry Behringer Dies In Town of Newton Mrs. Henry Behringer, 65, resident of the Town of Newton for more than 50 years, died at her home there at 3 a.m. today. She had been ailing for some time but was not seriously ill until the last week. The death of Mr. Behringer took place four years ago last month. Mrs. Behringer was born in Germany July 5, 1867 and came to the United States with her parents when she was 14 years old. They settled in Newton. Her maiden name was Minnie Jacob. She was married to Henry Behringer 45 years ago and they spent all of their married life on a farm in Newton. Survivors are three sons, Adrian and Edwin at home and Arthur of the town of Newton; two brothers, Bernard and Carl Jacob of Manitowoc, and two sisters, Mrs. H. D. Pleuss and Mrs. Fred Schlueter of Madison. There are two grandchildren. The body will be removed to the residence of the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei Funeral home Tuesday afternoon. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. and at 2 o’clock at the Newtonberg church. The Rev. Kionka will officiate and burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, February 13, 1933 P. 2 ******** (Minne Franzish Auguste Behringer/d. 19 Jan. 1933/bur. 21 Jan. 1933/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HEINRICH BLEICHWEHL (d. 1919) PIONEER OF NEWTON DIES AT AGE OF 78 Henry Bleichwehl, a pioneer resident of the town of Newton, died at his home there yesterday at the advanced age of 78 years. After the death of a son who fell victim to the flu epidemic last fall, Mr. Bleichwehl had failed rapidly and his advanced age hastened his death. His wife has been dead for some years and he is survived by one son, Ernst and a daughter Mrs. H. Hoefka, both of this city. The funeral will be held Sunday from the Lutheran church at Newton at ? o’clock. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, April 24, 1919 Page 6 ******** (Heinrich Bleichwehl/d. 23 Apr. 1919/bur. 27 Apr. 1919/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY BLEICHWEHL From Der Nord Westen, 06 Feb. 1902: Death Sat. in Town Newton of 16-yr old Henry Bleichwehl from a lung illness with which he had suffered a long time. The funeral was held Tues. from the Lutheran Church in Newton.


LENA BLEICHWEHL HOME IS SADLY AFFLICTED Two Children of Newton Family Die Within Short Period Death brought sad affliction to the home of Henry Bleichwahl in Newton Saturday, claiming Lena, the twelve year old daughter of the family. The child suffered from heart trouble and had been in poor health some time. This is the second death in the family within a period of two months, a son, 16 years old, having died but recently. The family consists now of father, two sons and one daughter. The funeral will be held tomorrow at the Lutheran cemetery in Newton. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Monday, March 31, 1902, Page 1 ******** From Der Nord Westen, 03 Apr. 1902: Death Sat. of the 10-yr. old daughter of Town Newton farmer Henry Bleichwahl following a long illness with a heart ailment. Her funeral was held Tues. She is the 2nd child the family has lost to death in the space of 2 months. ******* (Lena Maria Louise Bleichwehl/d. 29 Mar. 1902/bur. 01 Apr. 1902/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


META BLEICHWEHL From Der Nord Westen, 07 Dec. 1893: Death on Thurs. evening, 30 Nov. in Town Newton, from a heart attack, of Mrs. Bleichwehl, wife of Heinrich Bleichwehl. The deceased who reached the age of 36 yrs. 7 mos., was buried Sun. afternoon in the Lutheran Cemetery near Teitgen's. ****** (Meta Bleichwehl/d. 30 Nov. 1893/bur. 03 Dec. 1893/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANNA BORGWARDT (d. 1946) Mrs. Rudolph Borgwardt, 77, lifelong resident of the county, died Thursday night on the homestead farm, route 3, Manitowoc, now operated by her son, Walter. Born Anna Ahlers in Newton in 1869, she was married to Mr. Borgwardt in 1893 and they located on the farm in Newton. Mr. Borgwardt died three years ago. Survivors are four sons, Edwin, John and Walter of Newton, Alfred of this city; sister, Mrs. John Carstens of Newton; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at 2 o'clock at the St. Johns Lutheran church, Newtonburg, the Rev. Edward Kionka officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The body may be viewed from Sunday noon until the hour of the services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, May 31, 1946 P.2 ******* (Johanna Auguste Borgwardt/d. 05/30/1946/bur. 06/03/1946/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


RUDOLPH BORGWARDT Rudolph Borgwardt, retired town of Newton farmer, died Tuesday evening at the home of his son, Edwin, Manitowoc route 3, after a long illness. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the residence of Edwin Borgwardt and at 2 o’clock at St. John’s Lutheran church of Newton. The Rev. Edward Kionka will officiate and burial will be removed to the Borgwardt residence on route 3 from the Pfeffer funeral home Friday and will lie in state at the home until the hour of the services. Mr. Borgwardt was born in the Town of Liberty June 19, 1866. He married Miss Anna Ahlers March 18, 1893. They resided on the homestead farm in Newton up to 14 years ago when they retired from farming to live with their son, Edwin, on his farm. Mr. and Mrs. Borgwardt celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on March 18 of this year. Survivors are the widow, four sons, Edwin, John and Walter of the town of Newton and Alfred of Manitowoc; one brother, Christ Borgwardt of the town of Liberty; three sisters, Mrs. Albert Haese and Mrs. John Sieber of Manitowoc and Mrs. William Sonnenberg of the town of Liberty; and five grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, May 5, 1943 P. 2 ******* (Rudolph Borgwardt/d. 05/04/1943/bur. 05/08/1943/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WALTER A. BORGWARDT Walter A. Borgwardt, 75, of 8232 Carstens Lake Rd., Manitowoc, died early Sunday morning, March 30, at home. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith A. Haberkorn will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Borgwardt was born Jan. 6, 1905, in the Town of Newton, son of the late Rudolph and Anna Ahlers Borgwardt. He was educated at St. John Lutheran School and married Anna Hort June 15, 1929, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. He farmed for 39 years and owned and operated Fairview Guernsey Dairy from 1913 to 1943, delivering milk in Manitowoc and retiring in April of 1968. He was a lifelong member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and a former member of the church council. Mr. and Mrs. Borgwardt celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in June, 1979. Survivors include his wife, Anna, a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Janice Borgwardt on the home farm, a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Milton Waack, Town of Newton and six grandchildren. Three brothers preceded him in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from noon Wednesday until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to St. John Church entry fund or Manitowoc Lutheran School building fund. Herald Times Reporter, March 31, 1980 P.3


LOUISA BREMER Death Saturday in Manitowoc Rapids of 77–year old Mrs. Louisa Brenner(sic) from old age debility. The deceased, who had come here as a child, is survived by several children. The funeral was held Tuesday from the Lutheran Church in Newton. Der Nord Westen, 19 Aug. 1909 ******** (Louise Maria Dorothea Magdaline Bremer/d. 08/14/1909/bur. 08/17/1909/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILLIAM BREMER Death Tues. morning in Town Manitowoc of Wilhelm Bremer. While his son was plowing, the horses became fractious and Mr. Bremer went to help but was thrown down by the horses and broke his neck. The 61 yr. old man leaves a widow and 6 grown children. Burial was this morning in the Town Newton cemetery. Der Nord Westen, 13 June 1895 ******** William Bremer birth: 1834 Brickburg, Germany death: 11 June 1895 Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton, father: Bremer Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


DOROTHEA BUCK From Der Nord Westen, 21 Nov. 1889: Death of Dorothea Buck, wife of Mr. H. Buck, on Fri., 15 Nov. in Town Newton. She was 60 yrs. 3 mos. and 6 days of age. The burial book place Tues. in the Lutheran Cemetery in Newton. ******** (Dorothea Buck/d. 15 Nov. 1889/bur. 11/19/1889/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HEINRICH BUCK From Der Nord Westen, 30 Oct. 1902: Death Mon. in Manitowoc Rapids of 81-yr. old Henry Buck from a stroke. The deceased came to Manitowoc Rapids from Germany in 1867 and has lived there ever since. ******** (Johann Heinrich Buck/d. 27 Oct. 1902/bur. 30 Oct. 1902/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANITA BUSSE Mrs. Wilbert Busse, 28, nee Anita Haupt of Newton, who gave birth to a son at the Holy Family hospital last Wednesday, died Saturday night. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Berge funeral home at Valders and at 2:15 from the St. John’s Lutheran church at Newton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Busse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Haupt, was born at Newton in 1914 and in 1940, was married to Mr. Busse. They located on a farm in Newton. Survivors are the widower; five-day-old son; parents; seven brothers, Leland, Siegfried, Erhardt and Hilbert of Newton, Milton of Manitowoc Rapids, Myron of this city, Allen of the town of Manitowoc; sister, Mrs. Edwin Krueger of Newton. The body may be viewed at the Berge funeral home from Tuesday afternoon until the hour of services Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, November 9, 1942 P. 7 ******* (Anita Busse/d. 07 Nov. 1942/bur. 11 Nov. 1942/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ELSIE E. BUSSE Elsie E. Busse, age 96, a resident of River's Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Victor Headrick will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Church Cemetery, Newtonburg. Elsie was born Nov. 6, 1907 in Two Rivers to the late Fred and Wilhelmina Johannes Kappelmann. She married Wilbert Busse on April 12, 1947 in Mishicot. Mr. Busse preceded her in death Jan. 26, 1998. She was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and the church's Ladies Aid. Survivors include a son, five grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three brothers, Paul, Louis and Bill Kappelmann. Friends may call at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Memorials would be appreciated to Manitowoc Lutheran High School or St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 628 N. Water St., Manitowoc, is assisting the Busse family with funeral arrangements. From the Herald Times Reporter, 6 Jan. 2004


MARTHA BUSSE Mrs. William Busse, 65, town of Eaton, died Tuesday morning at her home. The body is at the Berge funeral home, Valders, where funeral arrangements will be announced Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1950 P. 2 ******** …The club (sic-Home Makers club) voted to send a floral tribute for Mrs. William Busse who was a charter member of the club and passed away Tuesday. Mrs. Busse had also served as secretary of the club for several years… Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1950 P. 7 ******** Newton—Funeral services for Mrs. William Busse, 65, lifelong resident of the town of Newton, who died at the homestead Tuesday, following a lingering illness, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the St. John Lutheran church. The Rev. F. C. Knueppel officiated and burial was made in the adjoining church cemetery. Pallbearers were six nephews (names omitted for privacy). Among the many relatives attending the services, those coming from beyond the county were (names omitted for privacy) along with many from Sheboygan and this vicinity. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1950 P. 7 ******** (Martha Emilie Busse/d. 31 Oct. 1950/bur. 03 Nov. 1950/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MARVIN BUSSE Plan Memorial Rites For Busse Memorial services will be held next Sunday morning at the Newtonburg Lutheran church for PFC. Marvin E. Busse, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Busse, route 1, Manitowoc, who was killed in France on Nov. 24. His family was notified Sunday of his death by the War department. He was inducted into the infantry on Sept. 10, 1942, and had 19 months of training at Camp Wolters, Texas, Camp San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Camp Rucker, Ala.; and Camp Butler, N.C. He went overseas in May. He is survived by his parents, a brother, Wilbert and a sister, Mrs. Arlet Ott… Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, December 12, 1944 P. 2 ******** KILLED—A Manitowoc county war casualty is PFC Marvin E. Busse, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Busse, route 1, Manitowoc, who was killed in France on Nov. 24. Memorial services for the deceased will be held Sunday morning at the Newtonburg Lutheran church. He is survived by his parents, a brother and a sister. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, December 13, 1944 P. 2


WILLIAM BUSSE William L. Busse, 70, retired Newton farmer, died Saturday afternoon at Appleton, where he had resided the past 3-1/2 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. L. Brandt of Appleton will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. He was born in Eaton in 1884 and in 1907 married Miss Martha Wahalerd?. They located on a Newton farm. His wife died in 1950. In 1951, he married Rose Schroeder. He was a former vice president of the Liberty- Newton Telephone Company and an officer in the St. John congregation. Surviving are his wife; daughter, Mrs. Arlet Ott of Rt. 1, Manitowoc; son, Wilbert of Rt. 1, Manitowoc; sister, Mrs. Anna Holdorf of Manitowoc; three brothers, John and August of Manitowoc and Arthur of Rt. 1, Kiel. Friends may call at the Berge Funeral Home, Valders, after 1 p.m. Tuesday. The casket will be moved to the church at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, October 4, 1954 P. 15


ANNA CARSTENS (d. 1896) Death of 6 yr. old Anna Carsten, only child of John Carsten in Town Newton, of the croup. Burial took place yesterday morning at the Lutheran Cemetery near Teitgen’s. Der Nord Westen, 20 Feb. 1896 ******** Anna Hermine Christine Carsten birth: 20 June 1890 Newton death: 15 February 1896 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton father: John Carsten mother: Henriette Ahlers Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Anna Hermine Christine Carstens/d. 15 Feb. 1896/bur. 18 Feb. 1896/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANNA CARSTENS (d. 1936) Mrs. Carstens Dies Saturday Lifelong Resident of County To Be Buried Wednesday Mrs. Anna Carstens, 77, widow of Ernst Carstens and life-long resident of the county, died Saturday evening at home of son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rodewald, Manitowoc Rapids. Since the death of her husband 19 years ago, Mrs, Carstens hes been making her home with her children. Three years ago she sustained a severe heart attack and since then has resided at the Rodewald home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Rodewald home and at two o'clock from the Lutheran church at Newtonburg. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Carstens, daughter of the late Fred and Anna Wehausen, was born in Liberty in 1859. She married Ernst Wilhelm Carstens in 1880 at the Newtonburg church and they took up their home on a farm in Newton. They operated the farm until 1915 when they retired, the farm being taken over by their son, William. Mrs. Carstens was a member of the Lutheran church of Newtonburg. Survivors are four sons, Herman and Edwin and William, all of Newton, Carl, city; two daughters, Mrs. Louis Rodewald, Manitowoc Rapids, Mrs. Emma Fick, city; a brother, Henry, Liberty; a sister, Mrs. Mary Schnell, Liberty; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body was removed to the Rodewald home this afternoon from the Berge funeral home, Valders. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, May 25, 1936 ******* (Anna Carstens/d. 23 May 1936/bur. 27 May 1936/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


EDWIN CARSTENS Edwin Carstens, 63, of route 3, Manitowoc, a former supervisor from the town of Newton, died Wednesday afternoon at Holy Family hospital, Manitowoc, after a brief illness. He was born in Newton in 1884 and was married to Miss Bertha Nass in 1906. He was engaged in farming his entire life. In addition to being a former member of the Manitowoc county board of supervisors, Mr. Carstens was president of the Newton Mutual Fund Insurance company and chairman of the board of trustees of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church at the time of his death. Survivors are the widow; one daughter, a son, two brothers, Carl, Manitowoc, and William, Newton, and two sisters, Mrs. Louis Rodewald, Manitowoc Rapids, and Mrs. Emma Fick, Manitowoc. Five grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church in Newton. The Rev. F. C. Knueppel, pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Berge Funeral home at Valders from noon Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday and may be viewed until the time of the services. The Sheboygan Press, Thursday, December 2, 1948 (sent in by researcher/see contributors page)


ERNST CARSTENS (d. 1917) AGED RESIDENT OF NEWTON IS CALLED TODAY Ernst William Carstens, a resident of Newton, died at his home there at the age of 65. Decedent was born and reared in the township and lived there all his life. He is survived by a widow and four sons and two daughters. The funeral will be held on Tuesday from the Newton Lutheran church, Rev. Toepel officiating. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, March 24, 1917, Page 6 ******** NEWTON MAN WHO DIED ON SATURDAY WAS BORN ON THE SAME FARM ON WHICH HE DIED Ernst Carstens of Newton who died at the home of his son at Newton Saturday at the age of 64 years of cancer of the stomach, was born on the same farm where he died, Nov. 22, 1858. He is survived by his wife and six children, Herman, Edwin, William and Emma of Newton and Mrs. Ida Rodewald of the town of Rapids, and Carl Carstens of Manitowoc. Five sistersalso survive, Mrs. Carl Dedrichs, Newton; Mrs. Henry Weshausen, Liberty; Mrs. Dedrich Wenholtz, Mishicot; Mrs. Chas. Rasselof, Two Rivers; and Mrs. Chas. Schmidt, Two Rivers. The funeral will be held from the home of William Carstens, Newton, Tuesday at 1 o'clock. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Monday, March 26, 1917 ******** (Ernst William Heinrich Carstens/d. 23 Mar. 1917, bur.: 27 Mar. 1917/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HERMAN CARSTENS Herman Carstens of Newton, a pioneer resident of the county, died last Friday at the age of 83 years. He was born in Germany and came to this country in 1852, locating on a farm in Newton, where he resided until his death. He had been blind the past 36 years and had lived with his son Emil. His wife died 23 years ago. Six children survive him. They are Emil Carstens, Mrs. Annie Diederichs, Mrs. Mary Retzlaff, Rms. Sophia Wenholz, Mrs. Johanna Wehausen and Mrs. Caroline Schmidt. The Manitowoc Pilot, Thursday, Dec 26, 1907 *********** From Der Nord Westen, 26 Dec., 1907: Death recently of Hermann Carstens at the advanced age of 83. The deceased, who was completely blind for the past 36 years, leaves several children. He was a resident of Town Newton.


JOHN CARSTENS (d. 1948) John Carstens, Sr., (photo) of route 3, Manitowoc, who was 92 years old yesterday, died early today on the homestead farm where he was born. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Carstens home and at 2 o’clock at the St. John’s Newtonburg church, the Rev. F. C. Knueppel officiating. Mr. Carstens was born in 1856 in Newton and married Lisette Ahlers in 1883. The couple celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary last year and were planning an observance of the 65th anniversary this June. Mr. Carstens operated the farm granted his father for services in the Civil war. Survivors are the wife; daughter, Mrs. Leland Haupt of Manitowoc Rapids; son, John Jr., on the home farm; two grandchildren, Bernice Carstens of route 3, and Mrs. Frances Barta of route 4; one great-grandchild, Lou Ann Barta. The body will be moved from the Pfeffer funeral home to the Carstens home on Friday morning to lie in state until the time of service on Saturday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, April 28, 1948 P. 2


JOHN CHRISTIAN CARSTENS From Der Nord Westen, 19 Apr. 1906: Death in Town Newton on Friday of well-known John Christian Carstens at the advanced age of 80. The deceased leaves his sorrowing widow, a daughter, and 2 sons, including E.M. Carstens here. The funeral was held Tuesday from the Lutheran Church in Newton. ******** (Johann Christian Heinrich Carstens/d. 04/14/1906/bur. 04/17/1906/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LISETTE CARSTENS Mrs. John Carstens (photo), 89, of route 3, Manitowoc, died Wednesday night at the farm home following a short illness. The body will be moved from the Pfeffer funeral home to the Carstens homestead, and friends may call there after 2 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the farm home and at 2 p.m. at the St. John Evangelical Lutheran church in Newtonburg. The Rev. F. C. Knueppel will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Carstens, nee Lisette Ahlers, was born in Newton in 1860 and was married to John Carstens in 1883. They operated the Carstens farm until it was taken over by their son, John Jr. Mr. Carstens died two years ago. Survivors are a son, John Jr., on the home farm; daughter, Mrs. Leland Haupt of Manitowoc Rapids; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two children preceded their mother in death. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, March 23, 1950 P. 2 ******** (John Mrs. Carstens/d. 03/22/1950/bur. 03/25/1950/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILLIAM E. CARSTENS William E. Carstens, 64, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, treasurer of the town of Newton, died Saturday at the home farm. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Newtonburg Lutheran Church. The Rev. Fred Knueppel will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Carstens was born in Newton in 1888 and in 1915 married Miss Alma Krueger. They located on the homestead farm. He has been town treasurer of Newton for the past 13 years. agent of the farm Bureau Insurance Company and a member of the church school board. Survives are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Norbert Nelson of Manitowoc and Mrs. Helmer Hanson of Green Bay; a son, Leonard of Newton; brother, Carl of Manitowoc; two sisters, Mrs. Louis Rodewald of Manitowoc Rapids and Mrs. Emma Fick of Manitowoc; and four grandchildren. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral home, Manitowoc, after Monday noon. The casket will be moved to the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald-Times, Saturday, December 13, 1952 ******** (Wilhelm Johann Ernst Carstens/d. 13 Dec. 1952, bur. 16 Dec. 1952/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


PAUL CHRISTIANSEN Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, for Paul, two day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christiansen Jr., of Rt. 3, Newton, who died Monday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. The Rev. F.C. Knueppel officiated and burial was in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Newton. Surviving are the parents; a sister, Sharon Lynn; and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Carstens of Rt. 2, Newton, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christiansen Sr., of Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1954 P. 22 ******** (Paul Christiansen/d. 25 May 1954/bur. 26 May 1954/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ADOLPH CLASEN Adolph Clasen, 70, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, died Friday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, after an illness of three weeks. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, the Rev. A. T. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Clasen was born Oct. 18, 1891, in the Town of Newton, son of the late John H., and Louise Lemke Clasen. He was a veteran of World War I, serving from May, 1918, to December, 1918, as a private in Company 4, Discharge Attachment. On Sept. 25, 1919, he was married to Lynda Waach at Newtonburg. The couple located on a farm in the Town of Newton where Mr. Clasen operated an apiary. He was assessor for the Town of Newton for 21 years, trustee of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, secretary of the English Lake Telephone Co. and member of Manitowoc County and State Bee Keepers associations. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Edward Eslinger of Rt. 1, Mishicot; a brother, Herman of Manitowoc; a sister, Mrs. Mathilda Kolb of Rt. 3, Manitowoc. His wife preceded him in death 3-1/2 years ago. A son, Kermit, and a sister, Mrs. Marie Mathies also preceded him in death. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral home, Manitowoc, after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ninth Street entrance, until 10:30 a.m. Monday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, November 25, 1961 P. 9 ********* (Adolph Clasen/d. 24 Nov. 1961/bur. 27 Nov. 1961/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LINDA CLASEN Mrs. Adolph Clasen, 59, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc died Thursday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, after a short illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Town of Newton, the Rev. A. T. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. She was born Linda Waack June 2, 1899 in the Town of Newton, daughter of the late Henry and Sophie Rambadt Waack. She was a member of the church. Mrs. Clasen was married Sept. 25, 1919, in the Town of Newton. Survivors include her husband; a daughter Carol at home; three brothers Emil of Reedsville, Alvin of Manitowoc Rapids and Norbert of School Hill, and a sister, Mrs. Rubin Groelle of the Town of Newton. A son, Kermit and two sisters preceded her in death. Frienda may call at Uebanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 2 p.m. Friday until 10:30 a.m. Saturday when the body will be removed to the church to lie in state until time of service. Manitowoc Herald-Times, Thursday, July 24, 1958 ******** (Lynda Clasen/d. 24 Jul. 1958/bur. 26 Jul. 1958/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHANN H. CLASEN John H. Clasen, 82, retired carpenter, farmer and bee keeper, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Matthias, in Liberty, following an illness of one month. Born in 1864, the son of John and Marie Clasen, he started carpentry work when he was 15 years of age and continued until 1893 when he became a farmer and bee keeper. Mr. Clasen in later years became one of the foremost bee keepers in the state. He retired five years ago. Mr. Clasen served as treasurer of the town of Newton for two years, president of the Newton Fire Insurance agency and president of the English Lake Telephone company. He married Louise Lemke in November 1887. His wife preceeded him in death 29 years ago. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Matthias of Liberty and Mrs. Walter Kolb of Newton; two sons, Adolph of Newton and Herman of Manitowoc; two sisters, Mrs. Ricka Goeters of Chicago and Mrs. Anna Nauman of Newton; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Berge funeral home. Valders and at 2 p.m. at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church at Newton with the Rev. Edward H. Kionka officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Manitowoc Herald-Times, Saturday, June 29, 1946 ******* (John Clasen/d. 29 Jun 1946/bur. 02 Jul 1946/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY JACOB DRUMM Name: Drumm, Henry Jacob D.: 2/22/1872 B.: 12/12/1868 Reg. D.: 12/30/1872 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 3 Yrs. 2 Mo. 10 Da. B.P.: Tn. Rpds. D.P.: Tn. Rpds. Cem.: St. John's Cem. Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner, Newt. Spouse: F.: George Drumm M.: Ernstine Drumm Cause of Death: Convuls. Pg. #: 139


LUDEKE DUNEKACK COUNTY COURT ITEMS. Estates That Have Received the Attention of Judge Anderson. Business transacted in County court the past few days is as follows: An inventory was filed in the estate of Ludeke Dunekake, deceased. F. Schwanz is the executor, and the inventory shows the value of real estate to be $4,400, and of personal property $96.00. Manitowoc Daily Herald, April 8, 1899 ******** (Ludeke Dunekak/d. 24 Dec. 1898/bur. 27 Dec. 1898/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL DUVENECK PIONEER OF NEWTON DEAT AT AGE OF 95 Carl Duvenik, (sic) Sr., pioneer settler of Newton and one of the oldest residents of Manitowoc county, died at the home of his son yesterday at the advanced age of 95 years. Decedent was born in Germany May 14, 1821, and came to America and direct to this county in 1872. A peculiar coincident of Mr. Duevenik's death is that it occurred eight years to the day from the date of the death of his daughter, Mrs. Robert Naumann who passed away Feb. 15, 1908. Five sons survive, Fred at Oconto, Carl and Alex, Newton, August, Two Rivers, and Ernst of Two Creeks. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, February 17, 1916 P.15 ******** (Karl Friedrich Alexander Duveneck/d. 16 Feb. 1916, Bur.: 19 Feb. 1916/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILHELMINE DUVENECK From Der Nord Westen, 20 May 1897: Death Fri. of Mrs. Minnie Duveneck, wife of Town Newton resident A. Duveneck, shortly after giving birth to twins. The children followed the mother in death. The deceased was only 19 yrs. of age. The funeral took place Sun. in Newton.


DUDLEY O. EMMERT Dudley O. Emmert, 83, of 1 Law Lane, Manitowoc, died Saturday evening, February 3, 1990, at Manitowoc Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Rev. Timothy Ehlers will officiate and burial will be in St. John Church Cemetery. Mr.Emmert was born August 17, 1906, at Mount Carrol, Illinois, son of the late Percival R. and Amy O'Neal. He married Jeanne C. Stegemann, December 19, 1966, at Milwaukee. She preceded him in death March 29, 1978. Mr. Emmert was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. He was also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, Class of 1934. Mr. Emmert was a member of the Manitowoc County Bar Association, the State Bar Association of Wisconsin, and the American Bar Association. He was a practicing attorney in Manitowoc for many years until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Emmert was a member of The Masquers. He was the founding member of The Manitowoc Tennis Club. Mr. Emmert was a contributing member of the Y.M.C.A. of Manitowoc and a member of Manitowoc Elks Lodge 687. He was a member of The United States Army serving in World War II. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Janet Emmert of Manitowoc; a daughter, Lisa Emmert of Manitowoc; a stepmother, Bertha Emmert of LaCrosse; a halfbrother, David Emmert of Utah; two halfsisters, Barbara Tyznick of Illinois and Mary Sielstad of LaCrosse; four grandchildren. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Monday and Tuesday at the church from noon until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


ADOLPH EWALD Adolph Ewald, 82, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, died Tuesday evening at his home following a heart attack. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with the Rev. A.T. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He was born June 21, 1879, at Manitowoc Rapids, son of the late John and Margaret Meyer Ewald. He married Elizabeth Schramm May 15, 1906, at Manitowoc. The family operated a farm in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids for many years. His wife preceded him in death in 1957. He was a member of the St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church board, a director of the district school, a director of the Silver Creek Telephone Co. and a member of the Town Board for 10 years. Surviving are a son, Armin of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, a daughter, Mrs. Lester Schultz of Rt. 1, Manitowoc and seven grandchildren. Three brothers preceded him in death. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Thursday at the State Street entrance at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, until 11 a.m. Friday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, August 2, 1961 P. 15 ******** (Adolph Ewald/d. 01 Aug. 1961/bur. 04 Aug. 1961/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CHRISTIAN EWALD From Der Nord Westen, 27 Aug. 1891: After a long illness, Mr. Christian Ewald died Mon. morning of dropsy. For the last 9 mos. Mr. Ewald has been in a sickbed enduring considerable pain. Despite the care of Drs. Simon and Luhmann, hope dwindled for the old man in his 86th yr. The funeral took place on Wed. at the Lutheran Cemetery in Newton and Pastor Pieper of the Lutheran Church delivered the funeral oration. The deceased came here in 1850 and settled in Town Newton where he remained until a few years ago when he moved to Town Rapids to live with his son John. ********* (Christian Gottlieb Ewald/d. 23 Aug. 1891/bur. 26 Aug.1891/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CLARA EWALD Mrs. Herman Ewald, 87, who resided with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Luebke, of 348 N. 13th St., Manitowoc, died Monday morning at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. A.T. Degner will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Ewald, nee Clara Hackmann, was born Aug. 11, 1883, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, daughter of the late John and Louise Puls Hackmann. She was married to Herman Ewald Sept. 17, 1901, at St. John Church, Newtonburg. The couple resided in Manitowoc Rapids until 1906, moving to Cato and coming to Manitowoc in 1952. Mrs. Ewald was a member of the Homemakers Club and the Ladies Aid Society of the church. Her husband preceded her in death Jan. 17, 1923. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Amanda) Luebke, of Manitowoc and several nieces and nephews. Two sons preceded her in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 4 p.m. Tuesday until noon Wednesday and then at the church until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 14, 1971 ********* (b. 11 Aug. 1883/d. June 1971/SSDI) (Mrs. Herman Ewald/d. 14 Jun. 1971/bur. 16 Jun. 1971/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHANN EWALD Fred Wehausen is here from Maplewood to attend the funeral of his cousin, the late John Ewald, which was held today at Newton. Mr. Ewald died at the home of his son, Adolph, at Rapids at the age of 71 years. He was a native of Germany, born Oct. 5, 18___ and came here as a young man _____and made his home on a farm at ___________ aged widow and four ________, residing here, survive (ink smear on left side of column). Manitowoc Daily Herald, Tuesday, May 16, 1916 P. 7 ******* (Johann Friedrich Ernst Ewald/d. 05/13/1916/bur. 05/16/1916/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ELSA FEHRMANN Mrs. Leonard C. Fehrmann, 61, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, died early Friday morning at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. She had suffered a series of strokes. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. A. T. Degner will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. The former Elsa Schnell was born April 20, 1896, in the Town of Liberty, daughter of the late Louis J. and Alvina Kahn Schnell, She was married June 5, 1920, and the couple farmed in the Town of Newton. Mrs. Fehrmann was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the church and had served as the society's president. She is survived by the husband, two sons, Harold and Orlando of Manitowoc, a brother, Walter of Rt. 3, Valders, two sisters Mrs. Arthur Thiel of Manitowoc Rapids and Mrs. Orley Halverson of Milwaukee; and six grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Sunday until 11 a.m. Monday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald-Times, Friday, May 17, 1957 ********* (Elsa Fehrmann/d. 17 May 1957/bur. 20 May 1957/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ENANDA FEHRMANN Mrs. Henry Fehrmann, 73, died last night at the family home in Newton. She suffered a stroke five years ago and has since been in poor health. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at 2 o’clock from the St. John’s Lutheran church, Newton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Fehrmann, nee Enanda Anderson, was born at Manitowoc Rapids in 1864 and in 1890, was married to Mr. Fehrmann. They took up their residence on the homestead farm in Newton. Survivors are the widower; daughter, Mrs. Paul Stockmeier, city; son Leonard of Newton; brother, Theodore, Manitowoc Rapids; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Fehrmann, Newton, Mrs. Hans Halverson, Sawyer, Wis.; and three grandchildren. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Thursday evening until the hour of the services Saturday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, January 26, 1938 P. 2 ******** (Mrs. Henry Fehrmann/d. 25 Jan. 1938/bur. 29 Jan. 1938/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ERNST FEHRMANN From Der Nord Westen, 23 Nov. 1882: Ernst Fehrmann of Newton died last Mon. after a younger man named Schroeder kicked him in the head in a fight. (longer article)


LEONARD FEHRMANN Leonard C. Fehrmann, 78, of the Town of Newton, died Wednesday evening at Park Lawn Home. Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith A. Haberkorn will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetey. Mr. Fehrmann was born Dec. 17, 1895, in the Town of Newton, son of the late Henry and Emanda Anderson Fehrmann. He attended St. John Evangelical Lutheran School. He married Elsa Schnell June 5, 1920, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Town of Liberty. She preceded him in death May 17, 1957. He farmed the homestead farm until his retirement in 1965, when he moved to Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc. Mr. Fehrmann was also an insurance agent for Newton Fire Eastern Mutual and Farmer's Mutual Auto Insurance companies. He had been supervisor of the Town of Newton and served on the Whittier School Board at Newton. He was a member of St John Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a former treasurer and president of the congregation. Survivors include two sons, Harold and Orland of Manitowoc, and a sister, Mrs. Paul (Hilda) Stockmeier, of Manitowoc; 12 grandchildren and a great grandson. A sister and a grandson preceded him in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home after 3 p.m Friday and at the church from 9:30 Saturday until the time of services. Herald Times Reporter, Thursday, September 5, 1974 ******** (b. 17 Dec. 1895/d. Sept. 1974/SSDI) (Leonard Fehrmann/d. 04 Jul. 1974/bur. 07 Jul. 1974/from records of St. Johns Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANNA FISCHER (d. 1952) Miss Anna Fischer, 77, of route 1, Manitowoc, lifelong county resident, died Thursday at the Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Fred Knuepple will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. She was born on a farm in Manitowoc Rapids in 1874 and always resided there with a sister and her late brother. Only survivors are a sister, Miss Wilhelmina, of Route 1, Manitowoc, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after Sunday noon. The casket will be moved to the church at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, January 11, 1952 p.2 ******* (Anna Sophia Fischer/d. 10 Jan. 1952/bur. 14 Jan. 1952/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


AUGUST FISCHER From Der Nord Westen, 15 Dec. 1904: Death Wed. last week in Town Manitowoc Rapids of August Fischer from dropsy. The funeral was held Saturday. *********** (Karl Friedericke August Fischer/d. 12/07/1904/bur. 12/10/1904/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


BERTHA FISCHER MRS. FISCHER, NEWTON, DIES 67-Year-Old Woman Is Victim of Lingering Illness Mrs. Bertha Fischer, 67, died at 8 o’clock this morning at the family home at Newton after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 from the home and at 2 o’clock from the Newtonburg church with the Rev. E. Kionka officiating. Mrs. Fischer, the former Bertha Spiegel, was born on Sept. 1, 1868 in Manitowoc county. She was married to Carl Fischer on March 30, 1888. Her husband died five years ago. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Alfred Borgwardt, city; two sons, Henry and Edwin at home; one brother, William Spiegel of Mishicot; two grandchildren. The body will be at the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home until Wednesday at 1 p.m. when it will be removed to the home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1935 P. 2 ********* (Bertha Fischer/d. 13 Aug. 1935, Bur.: 15 Aug. 1935/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL FISCHER (d. 1930) CARL FISCHER STRICKEN AT RAPIDS TODAY After suffering from heart trouble Carl J. Fischer 70, passed away at his home at Manitowoc Rapids this morning. The deceased was a life long resident of Rapids and well known in the county. He was born February 1860 at Rapids and on March 30, 1888 was married to Miss Bertha Spiegel who with three children, three sisters and a brother survive. The deceased was very active in his work on the farm which he conducted until six months ago when he suffered from heart trouble. Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the house and at 2:30 from the Lutheran church at Newton with Rev. Kionka officiating. The survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Alfred Borgwardt this city, two sons, Henry of Alverno and Edwin at home, two brothers, William and August of Rapids and three sisters, Mrs. Carl Wilda, and Misses Minnie and Annie Fischer, all of Rapids. The remains will be taken from the Urbanek and Wattawa chapel Saturday afternoon to the family home at Rapids. Manitowoc Herald News, Friday, July 25, 1930 p.13 (Note: Tombstone has b. 1866/obit has b. 1860 ********* (Karl Johann Fischer/d. 07/25/1930/bur. 07/28/1930/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CHARLOTTE FISCHER PIONEER WOMAN OF NEWTON DEAD, AGED 80. Mrs. Charlotte Fischer, a resident of Newton for many years, is dead at her home, aged 80 years. Mrs. Fscher (sic) was a widow, her husband having died eight years ago, since which time she has made her home with her children. The funeral will be held Thursday from the German Lutheran church at Newton. Mrs. Fischer is survived by several children and one brother, August Wicke, this city. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Wednesday, January 29, 1913 P.5 ********** (Charlotte Sophie Fischer/d. 27 Jan. 1913/bur. 30 Jan. 1913/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HANNA FISCHER From Der Nord Westen, 15 July 1897: Consumption took the life Sun. morning of Mrs. Fischer, wife of Carl Fischer in Newton. The deceased, who was 51, was buried yesterday in the Lutheran Cemetery in Newton. ******** Hannah Bauch Fischer birth: 5 August 1846 Germany death: 11 July 1897 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton residence: 1897 Newton, Manitowoc Co. spouse: Carl Fischer Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Hannah Fischer/d. 12 Jul. 1897/bur. 14 Jul. 1897/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY C. FISCHER Henry C. Fisher, 81, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, died Tuesday morning at home. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtownburg. The Rev. A.T. Degner will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Fischer was born Dec. 4, 1889, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, son of the late Carl and Bertha Speigel Fischer. He married Lucinda Krueger Oct. 8, 1921, in the Town of Newton. The couple located at Alverno until 1934 when they moved to Newton. He had been employed as a carpenter by trade and after 1934 was also engaged in farming. Survivors include his wife; a brother, Edwin, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc; and a sister, Mrs. Erna Borgwardt, of Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 4 p.m. Wednesday until noon Thursday and then at the church until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. February 23, 1971 ******** (Henry Fischer/d. 23 Jan. 1971/bur. 25 Feb. 1971/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) (b. 4 Dec 1889/d. Feb 1971/SSDI)


LUCINDA FISCHER Mrs. Lucinda Clara Fischer, 77, who resided with a brother-in-law, Edwin Fischer, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, for many years, died late Tuesday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith Haberkorn will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Fischer, nee Lucinda Krueger, was born July 27, 1897, in the Town of Newton, daughter of the late Gottfried and Ottilia Herwig Krueger. She attended Newtonburg Public School. She was married to Henry C. Fischer Oct. 8, 1921, at St. John parish and was a lifelong member of the parish. Her husband preceded her in death in February of 1971. Survivors include two brothers, Edwin, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, and Harland, of Manitowoc; four sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Carstens, Mrs. Alma Carstens, Mrs. Walter (Lenora) Daugs, and Mrs. Edmund (Clalie) Hoeffner, of Manitowoc; nieces, nephews and other relatives. A brother preceded her in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday and at the church Friday from noon until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Wednesday, July 24, 1974 P. 23 ********* (Lucinda Fischer/d. 23 Jul. 1974/bur. 26 Jul. 1974/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILHELM FISCHER (d. 1949) William Fischer, 78, a Manitowoc Rapids farmer, was found dead along- side his automobile on the nearby Reinhardt Fischer farm Thursday afternoon. Coroner Theodore Teitgen said the death was caused by a heart attack. The victim had gone to the neighboring farm, Dr. Teitgen said, to deliver some grapes. There was no one home on the farm, Dr. Teitgen said, and apparently Mr. Fischer discovered his flat tire as he turned to leave. As he was pumping the tire he was stricken. When Fischers returned home they discovered the victim dead. Coroner Teitgen and Sheriff Clarence Baryenbruch were called and investigated. Survivors are his two sisters with whom he lived all his life on the farm on which he was born in 1870. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the St. John Evangelical Lutheran church in Newtonburg, Rev. Fred Knueppet officiating. The body may be viewed at the Urbanek and Schlei funeral home from Sunday noon until 10:30 a.m. Monday. At that time it will be moved to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, September 23, 1949 P.2 ******** (William Fischer/d. 22 Sept. 1949/bur. 26 Sept. 1949/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILHELMINA FISCHER (1956) Miss Wilhelmina Fischer, 90, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, died late Tuesday afternoon following a short illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with the Rev. F.C. Kneuppel officiating. burial will be in the church cemetery. Miss Wilhelmina Fischer was born Sept. 17, 1865, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, daughter of the late August and Charlotte Wicke Fischer. Surviving her are several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 4 p.m. Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1956 p.17 ******** (Wilhelmine Fischer/d. 17 Jul. 1956/bur. 20 Jul. 1956/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANNA FREE Miss Anna Free, 66, Dies This Morning Miss Anna Free, 66, town of Newton, died at 5:30 this morning at the Holy Family hospital, where she had been a patient for the past eight weeks. Miss Free underwent an operating (sic) in January and had been ailing since that time. Funeral services will be held Thrusday afternoon at 1:30 from the home of her brother, Fred Free, town of Newton, and at two o'clock from the Evangelical Lutheran church, Newtonburg. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. Miss Free was born on the farm, where she spent her entire life, on August 28, 1870. She never married. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, September 14, 1936 P.2 ******** (Anna Sophia Bertha Free/d. 14 Sept. 1936/bur. 17 Sept. 1936/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FREDERICH FREE Frederick Free, 71, retired farmer and lifelong county resident, died Sunday at the home of Wilbert Busse, of route 1, Manitowoc, where he resided in recent years. Funeral services will be held at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at 2 o'clock at the St. John Evangelical Lutheran church, Newtonburg. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Free was born in Newton in 1874 and farmed his entire life, until retiring three years ago. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Tuesday noon until the hour of the services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, April 30, 1945 P.2 ******** (Fredrich Free/d. 29 Apr. 1945/bur. 02 May 1945/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY FREE HENRY FREE, 84, CIVIL WAR VET Failing to survive the shock of a stroke which he suffered Sunday, Henry Free, aged 84, and a Civil war veteran, died at his home at Newton Sunday night. Death came unexpectedly and is a great shock to friends and relatives as he had been in apparent good health. The deceased was born in Germany on April 2, 1841, and came to this country at the age of six years taking up residence in this county where he has made his home since and has lived at the Newton home for the last 60 pears (sic). Mr. Free had been a farmer for the better part of his 84 years, but retired some years ago. He was married in 1868 but his wife preceded him in death many years ago. When in the army in the Civil war he served with Co. J. Thirty-ninth Wisconsin infantry. Funeral services will be held at Newton Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, Decembeer 21, 1925 P.2 ******** (Heinrich Free/d. 20 Dec. 1925/bur. 23 Dec. 1925/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILHELMINE FREE Wilhelmine Free birth: 1854 Germany (sic) death: 20 April 1902 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton residence: 1902 Manitowoc father: Free Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ****** (Minna Auguste Free/d. 20 Apr. 1902/bur. 23 Apr. 1902/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


EDWARD FRITZE Death Mon. of 85-yr. old Eduard Fritze in the residence of Christian Carstens in Newton. The deceased, who was born in Bremen, came from Germany with the Carstens family 51 yrs. ago and has lived with them ever since. No relatives survive him. The funeral will be held this afternoon from the Lutheran Church in Newton. Der Nord Westen, 21 Jan. 1904 ******* Edward Fritzen (sic) birth: 26 January 1818 Germany death: 18 January 1904 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton residence: 1904 Manitowoc Co. Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


WILHELM FRUHRIEP, JR. (d. 1940) William Fruhriep, 77, died Tuesday at the farm home in Newton and funeral services were held Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran church at Newtonburg. Survivors are a son, daughter, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Manitowoc Sun Messenger, Friday, August 9, 1940 P. 6 ******* (Wilhelm Heinrich Fruhriep/d. 05 Aug. 1940, Bur.: 08 Aug. 1940/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


WILHELM FRUHRIEP, SR. (d. 1932) WM. FRUHRIEP DIES Saturday Aged Resident of Town of Newton Dies at 92 After a week's illness, William Fruhriep Sr., aged 92, and a resident of the county since 1878, died Saturday evening at the home of his only son, William Jr. in the town of Newton. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Fruhriep homestead and at 2:30 from the St. John's Lutheran church at Newtonburg, of which the deceased was a member. Mr. Fruhriep was born in 1840 at Mecklenburg, Germany, and grew to manhood there. He was married to Miss Caroline Hafke there and they emigrated to America in 1869 locating first in Mokum county, Michigan. They resided there for ten years and then moved to Newton in 1878 where Mr. Fruhriep took up a farm where they continued to reside. His wife passed away in 1922. One son, William Jr., two grandchildren, and four great grand- children survive. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, August 8, 1932 P.6 ******* (William Sr. Fruhriep/d. 06 Aug. 1932/bur. 10 Aug. 1932/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ADELA GROTH Mrs. Adela Groth, 65, died early today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Adolph Huebner, Manitowoc route 1, after having been ill for about a year. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the Huebner home and at two o’clock at the Newtonburg Lutheran church. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The body will be taken to the Huebner home from the Pfeffer Funeral Home this afternoon. Mrs. Groth was born Adela Haupt in the town of Newton on Feb. 27, 1873. She was married to Charles Groth 45 years ago and 38 years ago Mr. Groth died. For the last five years, Mrs. Groth had been living with her daughter. Survivors are the daughter, Mrs. Huebner, two grandchildren, and two brothers, August Haupt of Newton and Carl Haupt of Liberty. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, October 27, 1938 P. 2 ******** (Adela Groth/d. 27 Oct. 1938/bur. 29 Oct. 1938/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL GROTH BEYOND THE SIGHING AND WEEPING A bright life that had fulfilled its brief mission of usefulness was terminated in young manhood early this morning, when Charles Groth, a well known teacher of the county, died at his home in the town of Newton. He suffered from consumption and had been ailing for nearly a year, but only during the past three weeks had the seriousness of his condition become evident. The closing days of his earthly career were marked by intense suffering that made the presence of Death a welcome visitation. Deceased was born in Germany in 1867, and had attained the age of 33 years when called to respond to the last summons. He came to Manitowoc county with his parents in 1869 and of recent years had been one of the successful teachers of the county, having been engaged at Centerville, Liberty and Newton. He was a scholarly man and deeply interested in his chosen profession, for the advancement of which he had lent his best efforts. A wife and two children, with mother and sisters and brothers survive him. One brother Henry Groth is employed at the German-American bank in this city. The funeral will be held Tuesday from the late home in Newton. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, March 16, 1901, p. 1 ******** From Der Nord Westen, 21 Mar. 1901: Death on Sat., following a long illness with consumption, of Charles Groth in Newton. The deceased was born in Germany in 1867 but came with his parents to America in 1869 as a 2-yr. old baby. He worked as a teacher in several assignments, but had to give up his profession as his illness progressed. He leaves a widow and 2 children as well as his sorrowing mother and several sisters. The funeral was held Tues. ******** (Carl Groth/d. 16 Mar. 1901/bur. 19 Mar. 1901/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ELMER GROTH Elmer Henry Aug. Groth birth: 30 July 1894 Liberty death: 24 August 1905 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton, Wis. residence: 1905 Liberty father: Carl Groth mother: Delia Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Elmer Heinrich August Groth,d. 24 Aug. 1905/bur. 27 Aug. 1905/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FRIDERICKA GROTH MOTHER OF H. GROTH PASSES AWAY AT AGE 92 Advanced age caused the death yesterday of Mrs. Fredericka Groth, 92, mother of Henry Groth, cashier of the American Exchange Bank. Mrs. Groth passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Korthauer of the town of Newton. Because of her age, she had been weak and infirm for the last ten or twelve years. Born in Germany in 1831, Mrs. Groth came to this country in 1868, locating at Newton. She had lived there since that time, the first farm on which she located being near that on which she was taken by death yesterday. Because of the long time that she had been a resident of the town of Newton, Mrs. Groth was well known in that community. Her husband, Carl Groth, has been dead for fifty years. She leaves four sons and three daughters, John Wegner of Manitowoc, Fred Groth of Newton and Henry and Ernst Groth of this city, and Mrs. Carl Brick of Manitowoc Rapids, Mrs. Carl Huebner of Manitowoc and Mrs. Fred Korthauer of Newton. There are also thirty-two grandchildren as well as thirty-two great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon from the Korthauer home at 1:30 and from the German Lutheran church at Newton at 2:30, the Rev. Carl Topel to conduct the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Groth had been affiliated with the German Lutheran congregation for a number of years. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, July 16, 1923 P. 1 ******** (Friedrika Johanna Auguste Groth/d. 15 Jul. 1923/bur. 18 Jul. 1923/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HAROLD GUSTAFSON Harold W. Gustafson, age 80, a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, died on Friday evening, October 4, 2013 at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center. He was born on December 1, 1932 in the township of Dale, Cottonwood County, MN, son of the late Clarence and Florence Marie (Hubbartt) Gustafson. Harold was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict, both in Korea and Japan. Harold was the recipient of the United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal and Bronze Star and the National Defense Service Medal. On April 14, 1956 he married the former Ethel Mae Waack at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. She preceded him in death on April 8, 1997. Harold began his employment in Manitowoc at White House Milk Company and then was employed with Lakeside Foods until his retirement. After his employment with Lakeside, Harold enjoyed a part-time position at Natural Ovens, working on the company farm. He especially enjoyed grooming and taking care of the horses. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister-in-law: Eldon and Betty Gustafson, Robert Gustafson; and a sister and brother-in-law: Helen & charles Stockton. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday October 11, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Service will be the Rev. Victor Hedrick with burial to follow at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church Cemetery. Military grave side rites will be accorded by the VFW Otto Oas Post #659. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc on Thursday evening, October 10, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Friday morning morning, October 11, 2013 from 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Memorials maybe made to Manitowoc Lutheran High School, St. Johns Ev. Lutheran Church, Newtonburg or the (J.D.R.F) Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Harold enjoyed riding his bicycle around town and especially taking care of his granddog, Chloe. Herald Times Reporter


EMIL HACKMANN Man, 73, Dies After County Auto Accident Manitowoc- Emil Hackmann, 73, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, who was involved in an automobile crash Monday, died Wednesday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital where he had been confined since the accident. A post-mortem examination disclosed that Hackmann was suffering from a kidney abscess and lobar pneumonia. Dr. Theodore Teitgen, county coroner, theorized that poisons in his body probably caused him to black out prior to the accident. His death was not considered a traffic fatality. County traffic police said Hackmann was involved in an accident while driving alone on Highway 151 a mile west of English Lake about 11:45 a.m. Monday. His 1937 model car ran off the road and struck a culvert. Funeral Saturday Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with the Rev. A.T. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hackmann was born July 28, 1886, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, son of the late John and Louisa Puls Hackmann. He farmed his entire life on the homestead farm. Hackmann married the former Mary Liermann and she died Dec. 25, 1956. He was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and served as a trustee for three years. He was also treasurer of Silver Lake School District for many years. A brother and sister preceded him in death. Family Survives Survivors include three sons, Ruben and Kermit of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, and Arno on the home farm; a daughter, Mrs. Elroy Stauss of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, two sisters, Mrs. Herman Schuette ?? Rt. 1, Cleveland, and Mrs. Herman Ewald of Manitowoc, and six grandchildren. Friends may call at Berge Funeral Home, Valders, after 5 p.m. Friday until noon Saturday when the casket will be removed to the church where the body may be viewed until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, June 16, 1960 page 21 ********* (Emil Hackmann/d. 15 Jun. 1960/bur. 18 Jun. 1960/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHN HACKMANN John Hackman(sic), 85, treasurer of the Rapids school district for 33 years and a member of the town board of Manitowoc Rapids for six years, died at the homestead farm operated by his son, Emil. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the residence and at 2 o’clock from St. John’s Evangelical church in the Town of Newton. The Rev. E. H. Kionka will officiate and burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Hackmann was born in the city of Manitowoc April 20, 1854. He married Miss Aloisa Puls June 15, 1880. She died in 1924. The Hackmans resided in the town of Rapids for 59 years. Survivors are two sons, Emil of Rapids and John of Centerville; three daughters, Mrs. Herman Schuette of Cleveland, Mrs. Clara Ewald of the Town of Cato and Mrs. Charles Kraase of the Town of Liberty; 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The body will be removed to Emil Hackman residence Tuesday at 4 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, October 23, 1939 P. 2 ******** (John Christian Gerhardt Friedr. Hackmann/d. 22 Oct. 1939, Bur.: 25 Oct. 1939/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LOUISE HACKMANN DEATH A RELEASE FROM SUFFERING FOR AGED WOMAN Ill since last July death came as a relief from suffering for Mrs. John Hackman(sic), for sixty years a resident of the county, at her home at Manitowoc Rapids. The funeral service will be held tomorrow noon at 12:30 from the home and at 2:30 from the Newtonburg Lutheran church. The burial will be at the Newtonburg cemetery. Mrs. Hackman was born in Germany seventy-one years ago and came to Manitowoc county with her parents at the age of ten, the family settling in the town of Liberty. Forty-three years ago she was married to John Hackman. Besides her husband she is survived by five children, Mrs. Herman Schuette, Centerville, Mrs. Herman Ewald, Cato, Mrs. Carl Krause, Liberty, Emil Hackman, Manitowoc Rapids, and John Hackman, Centerville. Two sisters, Mrs. Fredericka Pulse and Mrs. August Schefer of this city, also survive her. Manitowoc Herald News, Friday, March 7, 1924 P. 9 ******** (Louise Hackmann/d. 04 Apr. 1924/bur. 08 Apr. 1924/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LUCILE HACKMANN Mrs. Arno (Lucile) Hackmann, age 82, of 1722 S. Alverno Road, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday morning, Aug. 15, 2007, at the Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Lucile was born on Sept. 28, 1924, at Manitowoc Rapids. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Anna Wicke Bremer. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School with the class of 1942. She continued her education at the Manitowoc Business College. On Dec. 1, 1945, she married Charles Day at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1958. She later married Arno Hackmann on Jan. 2, 1960, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Lucille was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid and Missionary Society of the Church, Manitowoc Senior Center, an active member of the Manitowoc Braille Club, TOPS Organization, and homemakers clubs, where she enjoyed sharing interest in sewing, quilting, crocheting and other home related activities. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents: Harvey and Anna Bremer; her first husband: Charles Day in 1958; one daughter: Judith Connors in 2002; one grandson: Timothy Day in 2001. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 7531 English Lake Road, Newtonburg. Officiating will be Rev. Victor Headrick, with burial to follow at St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at St. John's Lutheran Church on Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, from 5 to 8 p.m., and then on Saturday Aug. 18, 2007, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials would be appreciate for St. John's Lutheran Church, Manitowoc Lutheran High School, or the donor's choice. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 16, 2007


MARIA HACKMANN Mrs. Emil Hackmann, 65, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, Town of Manitowoc Rapids, died Tuesday morning at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc, after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, the Rev. Samuel Kugler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The former Maria Liermann was born Oct. 23, 1891, in the Town of Cato, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Liermann. On April 29, 1915??, she was married to Emil Hackmann and the couple farmed in Manitowoc County. Survivors include the husband; a daughter, Mrs. Elroy Stauss of Rt. 3, Manitowoc; three sons, Reuben, Arnold and Kermit of Rt. 1, Manitowoc; two brothers, Fred and Helmuth Liermann, of Rt. 4, Manitowoc, three grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Berge Funeral Home, Valders, after 3 p.m. Thursday until 11 a.m. Friday when the body will be moved to the church to lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, December 26, 1956 P. 19 ******** (Maria Hackmann/d. 25 Dec. 1956/bur. 28 Dec. 1956/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HEINRICH HAEFKE (d. 1929) ANOTHER OF OLD PIONEERS OF CO. PASSES Death claimed the life of one of the county’s oldest pioneers late yesterday afternoon when Henry Haefke, Sr., 84, passed away at the home of his son, Henry Jr., at 1012 Marshall street, with whom he has been making his home for the past eleven years, death being due to dropsy and infirmities of old age. The deceased was born Dec. 6, 1844 in Germany and came to this country at the age of 28 with his wife and one child. The family settled in Michigan and later located at Newton where they remained for two years, locating later on a farm at Manitowoc Rapids where they made their home until eleven years ago when Mr. and Mrs. Haefke moved to this city to make their home with their son Henry. March 19, 1870, Mr. Haefke was married to Sophia Cords who preceded him in death three years ago. Five children were born to the couple, two of whom are living, they being Mrs. Anna Kieselhorst and Henry Haefke, Jr., both of this city. Three grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at one thirty o’clock from the home and at two o’clock from the German Lutheran church, with Rev. Koeninger officiating. Burial will be at the Newtonburg cemetery. Manitowoc Herald News, Saturday, May 25, 1929 P. 4


HERMAN HAEFKE From Der Nord Westen, 19 Oct. 1893: Death of 15 yr. old Hermann Hoefke(sic) on Thurs. evening last week in Town Liberty. He was the son of farmer Heinrich Hoefke and died of consumption. The funeral was last Sun. at the Lutheran Cemetery of Newton.


JOACHIM HAEFKE DEATH TAKES AGED RESIDENT OF THE COUNTY Joacham Haefke, an aged resident of Rapids, died there Saturday from infirmities incident to his advanced age. He was a native of Germany and was born August 23, 1833, being 83 years old at his death. The funeral will be held at Newton tomorrow. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Monday, April 17, 1916 P.1


SOPHIA HAEFKE STROKE TAKES LIFE OF MRS. H. HAEFKE, SR. Mrs. Henry Haefke, Sr., aged seventy-seven, and for 53 years a resident of this county passed peacefully away this morning at the home on 1012 Marshall street. Death was due to a stroke. Mrs. Haefke arose at the usual hour this morning apparently in the best of health. She ate breakfast and went about the morning's work. About 7:30 she was resting for a few minutes and passed away suddenly. The deceased was born in Meckleburg, Germany on November 19, 1849. She was united in marriage there to Henry Haefke on her twenty-first birthday. Four years late the couple came to this country with one child and took up residence in Michigan but they remained there but a short time and came to this county and settled on a farm in Manitowoc Rapids where they lived up until nine years ago when they moved to this city. Five children were born to the pair, three, Ida Haefke, Mrs. Anna Kieselhorst and Henry Haefke all of this city, survive, with Mr. Haefke who has passed his eighty-first birthday and is in the best of health. Funeral services will be held Thursday from the home at 1:30 and 2:00 from the Lutheran church with burial at Newton, the Rev. Machmiller officiating. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, January 5, 1926 P.1


DORIS HAMMEL St. Nazianz Special Correspondent Death of Infant The Louis Hammel home has been saddened by the recent and untimely death at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday of Doris, 7 months, 21 days of age, who succumbed to an illness of only 3 hours duration due to cutting teeth. Besides the parents, one sister, (private), 3 brothers, (private) survive. The sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved parents. Funeral services were held from the home at 12:30 and the Newtonburg church at 1:15 Friday afternoon with interment at the adjoining cemetery. Out of town people who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs.. C. Boehm and son Louis and Leona Boehm of Talhammers, Mrs. G. Hammel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Horstman and Mrs. Ed. Leonard and daughter Audrey, Mrs. Arthur Hammel and children of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hammel of Schleswig, Mr. and Mrs. M. Schroeder, Mrs. Ed. Rehnke, Mr. and Mrs. August Schwalke, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Damm, Mr. and Mrs. H. Damm and Mr. and Mrs. J. Damm of Collins. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, October 20, 1931 P. 16 ******** (Doris Anna Elfriede Hammel/d. 12 Oct. 1931/bur. 14 Oct. 1931/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MERLIN HAMMEL St. Nazianz.—…Merlin Hammel, ten-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hammel, died Thursday evening. Burial took place at Newtonburg Saturday forenoon. He leaves his parents, three brothers and one sister. Sheboygan Press, Thursday, January 26. 1933 P. 12 ******** (Merlin Marion Vernon Hammel/d. 19 Jan. 1933/bur. 21 Jan. 1933/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


NAUMANN HANSON Name: Hanson, Naumann D.: 4/28/1872 B.: 1/15/1828 Reg. D.: 12/30/1872 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 44 Yrs. 3 Mo. 13 Da. B.P.: Schleswig D.P.: Cato Cem.: St. John's Cem. Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner Spouse: Mary Anna Hanson F.: M.: Cause of Death: Apoplexy Add Info.: Farmer Pg. #: 140 ************ (Naumann Hanson/d. 28 Apr. 1872/bur. 01 May 1872/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


AUGUST HAUPT August H. Haupt, 80, (photo) died early Wednesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edwin Krueger, route 2, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. John Evangelical Lutheran church in Newtonburg, the Rev. Fred Knueppel officiating. Mr. Haupt was born in 1867 in Newton. He operated a farm until his retirement three years ago. In 1894 he married Bertha Vogt. The couple observed its golden wedding anniversary in 1944. Both were life-long members of the Newtonburg church. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Krueger; seven sons, Leland and Milton of Manitowoc Rapids; Siegfried, Erhardt, Hilbert and Allen of Newton, and Myron of Manitowoc; 25 grandchildren and three great-grand- children; one brother Carl of Liberty. The body may be viewed at the Pfeffer funeral home until 10 a.m. Saturday when it will be moved to the church to lie in state until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, January 2, 1948 p.2 ******** (August Haupt/d. 31 Dec. 1947/bur. 03 Jan. 1948/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


BERTHA HAUPT Mrs. August Haupt, 75, who had been residing with a daughter, Mrs. Edward Krueger of route 3, Manitowoc, died Sunday at the Holy Family hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church, Newtonburg, with burial in the church cemetery. Born Bertha Vogt in Newton in 1873, she was married to Mr. Haupt in 1894 and they located on a farm in Newton. Mr. Haupt died last Dec. 31. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Krueger of route 3, Manitowoc; seven sons, Leland and Milton of Manitowoc Rapids, Siegfried, Erhardt, Hilbert and Allen of Newton and Myron of Centerville; two brothers, Herman of Newton and John of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Ervin Klemme of Newton and Mrs. William Schuetze of this city; 25 grand- children and three great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Wilbert Busse of Newton, died five years ago. The body may be viewed at the Pfeffer funeral home after Tuesday noon, and will be moved to the church at 11 a.m. Wednesday to lie in state until the hour of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, February 16, 1948 p.2 ********* (Bertha Haupt/d. 15 Feb. 1948/bur. 18 Feb. 1948/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL W.L. HAUPT On Sunday evening last, Chas. Haupt, of the town of Newton, was drowned in the mill-pond of Mahl & Haupt. He was crossing on a log and fell in. His body was recovered. The Manitowoc Pilot, Tuesday, June 14, 1859 P.3 ******** AND STILL ANOTHER SAD ACCIDENT—On Sunday evening last, Chas. Haupt, of the town of Newton, was drowned in the mill-pond of Mahl & Haupt. He was crossing on a log and fell in. His body was recovered. Manitowoc Pilot Thursday, June 14, 1859 pg. 3 ******** Haupt - Death notice in the Manitowoc Herald, 1859 Jul 14, Drowned in Silver Creek. (no name was given on this notice but a researcher indicated it was Carl.) ******** (Carl Wilhelm Ludwig Haupt/d. 10 Jul. 1859/bur. 12 Jul. 1859/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ELROY N. HAUPT Elroy N. Haupt, age 85, of 2350 S. 23rd St., Manitowoc, died unexpectedly and entered eternal life on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at his residence. Elroy was born on Sept. 20, 1922, in the town of Newton, son of the late Erhardt and Erna (Pleuss) Haupt. He attended St. John Lutheran School in Newtonburg. Elroy was married to the former Hilda Meser on Oct. 20, 1945, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newtonburg. Hilda preceded Elroy in death on May 12, 2004. He farmed in the town of Newton and hauled fuel for Lake Park Oil Company, and later he was owner/operator of Triangle Oil. Elroy was owner/operator of Lakeland Landscape Service from 1973 until 1990, retiring in 2004. Elroy was a member of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, and in the past served on the church council. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and three brothers: Robert, Frederick and James Haupt; three brothers-in-law: James Madson; Harold Meser; and Erwin Meser. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newtonburg. The Revs. Robert Kujawski and Stephen Melso will officiate, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, 818 State St., Manitowoc and again on Monday at the church from 9 a.m. to the time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials would be appreciated to Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, or Manitowoc Lutheran High School. He who stands firm to the end will be saved. Matthew Chapter 24, Verse 13. Herald Time Reporter, Nov. 3, 2007


ERHARDT HAUPT Erhardt H. Haupt, 77, 0f 6320A Hartlaub Lake Rd., Manitowoc, died Tuesday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Haupt was born April 3, 1900, in the Town of Newton, son of the late August and Bertha Vogt Haupt. He attended Newton schools and married Erna Pleuss May 2, 1922, at Newtonburg. She preceded him in death Feb. 25, 1956. He married Alma Schwantz July 12, 1961, at Newtonburg. Mr. Haupt was formerly employed at Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry, Manitowoc, and was a member of Manitowoc County Sheriff and Deputy Assn. Survivors include his wife, four sons, (private); a daughter, (private); a step-son, (private); two brothers, Siegfried and Hilbert of Manitowoc; as siter, Mrs. Edwin (Nora) Krueger, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, 16 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Four brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Friends may call at Christianson-Deja Funeral Home, Valders, from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and at the church from noon Friday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Tuesday June 21, 1977 p.2 ******** (Erhardt H. Haupt/d. 21 Jun. 1977/bur. 24 Jun. 1977/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) ******** PLEUSS-HAUPT WEDDING AT NEWTON TODAY A pretty church wedding was solemnized this afternoon at two o'clock at the St. Paul's Lutheran church at Newton, when Miss Erna Pleuss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pleuss of Manitowoc Rapids, became the birde of Erhardt Haupt, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Haupt of Newton. The Maid of honor was Miss Linda Pleuss and the best man was Edmund Vogt. The other attending couples where the Misses Eleanore Haupt and Hertha Pleuss and Milton Haupt and Norma Pleus. Following the marriage, a wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents, and this evening a dance is to be held. The newly wedded couple will reside at Liberty where the groom has a farm. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, May 2, 1922 P.10


ERNA HAUPT Mrs. Erhardt Haupt, 53, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, died Saturday morning at the home in Newtonburg following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, the Rev. F.C. Knueppel officiating, with burial in the church cemetery. The former Erna Pleuss was born Sept. 19, 1902, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, daughter of the late Henry and Anna Schrank Pleuss. She was married to Erhardt Haupt at Newtonburg May 2, 1922, and the couple farmed five years in Liberty until moving to the present location. She was a member of the Newtonburgh Homemakers Club. She is survived by the husband, a daughter (private); four sons (private); five brothers, Norman, Edwin and Raymond of Manitowoc and Harvey and Henry of Rt. 4, Manitowoc; five sisters, Mrs. Elmer Gosshuesch(sic) and Mrs. Norbert Rusch of Rt. 4, Manitowoc, and Mrs. Ann Baryenbruch, Mrs. Herbert Baryenbruch and Mrs. Edward Kreil of Manitowoc; and nine grand- children. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 2 p.m. Monday until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, February 25, 1956 p.11


HERTHA HAUPT Mrs. Myron Haupt, 66, of 1433 N. Sixth St., Manitowoc, died Thursday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. N.W. Kock will officiate and burial will be in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, Newtonberg. Mrs. Haupt, nee Hertha Glaeser, was born June 30, 1906, in the Town of Liberty, daughter of the late Herman and Matilda Kattreh Glaeser. She was married to Myron Haupt Nov. 14, 1925, at Newtonburg. The couple resided in Newtonburg for 12 years moving to Manitowoc, residing there for 10 years. Mr. Haupt preceded her in death in 1957. She came to Newtonburg, moving back to Manitowoc in 1959. Survivors include two sons, three daughters, two brothers, Edgar and Leonard, of Manitowoc; a sister, Mrs. Carl Huebner, of Manitowoc; 19 grandchildren. A son, a daughter, two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. (Survivors edited for privacy) Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 4 o'clock this Friday afternoon until 1 p.m. Saturday and then at the church until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, November 3, 1972


MYRON HAUPT Myron Haupt, 52, of Rt. ?, Newton, died Saturday noon at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John-St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran church, Cleveland, the Rev. Eldon Boede officiating. Burial will be in Newtonburg Cemetery. He was born March 23, 1905 in the Town of Newton, son of the late August and Bertha Vogt Haupt. Nov. 14, 1925, he married the former Hertha Glaesser at Newtonburg and they resided there for 12 years, lived in Manitowoc the next 10 years and then moved to the present home at Newtown. He was employed for many years at the rolling mills of Mirro Aluminum Co. Surviving are his wife; three daughters, two sons (Survivors omitted for privacy.); six brothers, Leland, Milton and Hilbert of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, Sigfried and Erhardt of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, and Allen of Rt. 4, Manitowoc; sister, Mrs. Edwin Krueger of Manitowoc and six grandchildren. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, until 11 a.m. Tuesday when the body will be moved to the church to lie in state until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, December 9, 1957 P.19


NORMAN R. HERZFELDT Norman R. Herzfeldt, 47, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, died Sunday afternoon following a coronary attack. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith Haberkorn will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Herzfeldt was born Sept. 7, 1927, at Weyauwega, Wis., son of the late Charles and Amela (sic) Heinrich Herzfeldt. He moved to Manitowoc County in 1940 and was graduated from Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, Class of 1945. He was also a veteran of World War II and was employed as an announcer at WHBL Radio, Sheboygan. He married the former Mary Albright April 26, 1952, at Manitowoc. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Friends may call from 4 to 9 o’clock this Monday evening at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and at the church from noon until the time of service Tuesday. Herald Times Reporter, Monday, October 21, 1974 P. 3 ******** (Norman Herzfeldt/d. 20 Oct. 1974/bur. 22 Oct. 1974/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FRIEDERICKE HINSDORF Mrs. Henry Hinsdorf died early yesterday morning at the home of her niece, Mrs. Chas. Levenhagen, with whom she had been living since the death of her husband since last November. Death resulted from cancer. Manitowoc Daily Tribune, Monday, March 14, 1910


HEINRICH HINSDORF From Der Nord Westen, 18 Nov. 1909: Death last week of 69-year old Heinrich Hinsdorf, formerly a farmer in Town Newton, in the residence of his niece here, Mrs. Levenhagen. He is survived by his widow. The funeral was held Friday in Newton.


ANNA FRIEDERIKE HOEFNER (d.1872) Name: Hoefner, Anna Friedericka D.: 9/28/1872 B.: 5/2/1866 Reg. D.: 7/1/1873 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 6 Yrs. 4 Mo. 26 Da. B.P.: Newton D.P.: Newton Cem.: St. John's Churchyard, Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: Henry Hoefner M.: Dorothy Hoefner Cause of Death: Dysentery Pg. #: v.1 p.146 ************ (Anna Friederike Hoefner/d. 28 Sept. 1872/bur. 30 Sept. 1872/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) (Anna Hoefner/d. 9/28/1872/age 6 yrs./from death record)


[ANNA] MAGDELENA HOEFNER (d.1872) Name: Hoefner, Anna Catharina Magdalen D.: 9/23/1872 B.: 8/25/1870 Reg. D.: 7/1/1873 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 2 Yrs. 29 Da. B.P.: Newton D.P.: Newton Cem.: St. John's Churchyard, Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: Henry Hoefner M.: Dorothy Hoefner Cause of Death: Dysentery Pg. #: v.1 p.145 ******* (Anna Catharina Magdalena/dau. of Henry and Dorothy Hoefner/ b. 25 Aug. 1870, Newton/d. 23 Sept. 1872, Newton/cause: dysentery) (Anna Katherina Magdalena Hoefner/d. 23 Sept. 1872/bur. 26 Sept. 1872/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


DEAN HOEFNER Dean, two months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Hoefner of Rt. 2, Manitowoc, died Saturday morning at home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the St. John Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. F. C. Knueppel will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Surviving are the parents; two sisters, (private), and two brothers, (private); paternal grandmother, Mrs. Henry Hoefner of Manitowoc; maternal grandfather, Carl Reichert of Liberty. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 6 p.m. Saturday. The casket will be moved to the church Sunday noon. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, August 7, 1954 P. 13


HEINRICH HOEFNER (d. 1904) Death Fri. in Town Newton of 74-yr. old Henry Hoeffner of pneumonia. The deceased leaves a widow and 5 children. The funeral was held Tues. afternoon. Der Nord Westen, 18 Feb. 1904 *********** Heinrich Hoefner birth: 11 May 1833 Germany death: 12 February 1904 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1904 Newton father: Hoefner spouse: Dora Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 *********** (Gerhard Heinrich Hoefner/d. 12 Feb. 1904/bur. 16 Feb. 1904/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY HOEFNER (d. 1928) Henry Hoeffner, 60, Newton Farmer, Dies At Family Home Today Henry F. Hoeffner, aged 60, a well known farmer of the town of Newton, passed away this morning at his home there after suffering a stroke, the second in two weeks. The deceased was born in Newton in 1868, his parents being Mr. and Mrs. H. Hoeffner and has always resided there. He was married June 8, 1895 to Anna Baryenbruch, who with four sons, Edmond, Carl, Walter and Norbert, four daughters, Mrs. W. Klusmeier, Mrs. A. Buck of this city and Hertha and Norma at home, two brothers, Carl and Ernst of this city and two sisters, Mrs. August Krueger and Mrs. Herman Vetting, also of this city survive. Burial will take place Friday afternoon at 1:30 from the home and burial will be from the St. John’s Lutheran church at Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, May 01, 1928 Page 2 ********* (Heinrich F. Hoeffner/d. 01 May 1928/bur. 04 May 1928/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


HENRY C. HOEFNER (d. 1944) Henry C. Hoefner, 90, lifelong resident of the county, died last night at the family homestead on route 1, Manitowoc, in the town of Newton, following a short illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at two o’clock from the Newton Lutheran church, the Rev. E. H. Kronka officiating. Mr. Hoefner was born in Newton in 1854 and in 1883 married Miss Dorothea Nickels and they located on a farm in the town. Mrs. Hoefner died eight years ago. Survivors are three sons, Fred of Marshfield, Arthur of Libby, Mont., and Herbert of Newton; two daughters, Mrs. Arno Koepsel and Mrs. George Wilharms of Newton; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Monday noon until the hour of the services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, September 2, 1944 P. 2 ******* (Henry Christian Hoefner/d. 01 Sept. 1944, Bur.: 05 Sept. 1944/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHANN FRIEDRICH HOEFNER From Der Nord Westen, 26 Dec., 1907: Death in Town Newton on Monday of Friedrich Hoeffner from old age debility. The deceased can be counted among the few old settlers of Town Newton who had resided there so many years. He was 87 and leaves several children. ********* (Johann Friedrich Hoefner/d. 23 Dec. 1907/bur. 27 Dec. 1907/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MARIA HOEFNER From Der Nord Westen, 10 March 1898 Death of 71 yr. old Mrs. Friedrich Hoefner in Newton of a stroke. She leaves her husband and 4 children. The funeral was yesterday. ********* (Maria Friederika Dorothea Hoefner/d. 06 Mar. 1898/bur. 09 Mar. 1898/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FREDRIC HOLZEN Name: Holzen, Fredric D.: 9/27/1872 B.: 8/1794 Reg. D.: 7/1/1873 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 78 Yrs. 1 Mo. B.P.: Kgdm. Pruss. D.P.: Newton Cem.: St. John's churchyard, Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Spouse: Mary Schuhknecht (Dec.) F.: M.: Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.146 *************** (Fritz Holzen/d. 09/27/1872/bur. 09/29/1872/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MAGDELENA HORSTMANN From Der Nord Westen, 11 Apr. 1907: Mrs. Fr. Horstmann in Liberty died Monday evening of a heart illness. The deceased, a daughter of Ludwig Kieselhorst, was 58. ******** (Magdalena Maria Horstmann/d. 08 Apr. 1907/bur. 11 Apr. 1907/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.), ossw:


CARL HUEBNER (d. 1895) Carl Huebner birth: 17 September 1850 Germany death: 21 November 1895 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton father: Christian Huebner mother: Caroline Balzer spouse: Friederike Groth Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


CAROLINE AUGUSTE (BALZER) HUEBNER (Co. death index v.4 p.302) Name of Deceased: a First: Caroline b. Middle: Auguste c. Last: Huebner nee Balzer Date of Death: a. Month: 6 b. Day c. Year:77 Date of Death: October16, 1895 Cause of Death: old age Sex: female Color: white Date of Birth: April 14, 1819 Birthplace: Sicher, Brandenburg, Germany Burial: St. Johns Lutheran cemetery, St. Johns Lutheran Church Name of Husband: Christian Frederick Huebner Name of person signing Certificate: A.B. Pieper Pastor St. Johns Residence of person last named: Newton, Manitowoc County Date of Certificate: October 18, 1895 Date of Registration: November 4, 1895 ******** Caroline Auguste Huebner birth: 12 April 1818 Sichen, Branderburg, Germany death: 15 October 1895 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton spouse: Christian Huebner Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Caroline Auguste Huebner/d. 10/15/1895/bur. 10/18/1895/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CHRISTIAN FREDERICK HUEBNER (Co. death index v.4 p.301) Name of Deceased a. First: Christian b. Middle: Frederick c. Last: Huebner Date of Death: Sept. 22, 1895 a. Months: 7 b. Day: 1 c. Year: 75 Date of Birth: February 21, 1820 Cause of Death: Old age Usual Occupation: Farmer Birthplace: Sicher, Brandenburg, Germany Name of Wife of deceased previous to Marriage: Caroline Auguste Balzer Name of person signing certificate or affidavit: AB Pieper Pastor, St. Johns Name of Cemetery: St. Johns Lutheran cemetery, Lutheran Church Location (Newton) Date of Certificate or affidavit: September 25, 1895 Date of registration or affidavit: November 4, 1895 ******** Christian Freidrich Huebner birth: 21 February 1820 Licher, Brandesburg, Germany death: 22 September 1895 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin spouse: Caroline Auguste Balzer Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Christian Friedrich Huebner/d. 09/22/1895/bur. 09/24/1895/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FRED HUEBNER From Der Nord Westen, 03 Oct. 1895: Death in Newton recently of 67 yr. old Fred. Huebner, from cholera. The burial took place yesterday in the Lutheran Cemetery in Newton. (Note: This appears to be the same man/from 1880 Newton census: Fred Huebner age 59; wife Caroline age 63; son Carl age 29; son Ferd age 26)


FERDINAND HUEBNER (d. 1929) Ferdinand Huebner Of Newton Laid To Rest On Saturday Funeral rites for Ferdinand Huebner, Newton, who died Wednesday evening at his home here, after an illness of two years, were held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 pm. from the home at Newton and at 2 o’clock from the Newton Lutheran church, Rev. Kronka officiated. Mr. Huebner, who was 75 years old had lived on a farm at Newton in Manitowoc county all his life. He is survived by his wife; three children; four grandchildren and one brother. His daughter is Mrs. Alfred Hoefner of Newton and his two sons are Arthur, of West Allis and Adolph Huebner of Newton. Sheboygan Press, Monday, September 23, 1929 P. 4 ******** (Ferdinand Huebner/d. 18 Sept. 1929/bur. 21 Sept. 1929/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FREDERICKA HUEBNER Mrs. Carl Huebner, 84, nee Fredericka Groth, died last evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. August E. Duveneck, 925 South 19th street, after a lingering illness. She was born in 1861 in Germany and came to this country with her parents when she was five years of age. The family settled in the town of Newton, and in 1882 she married Carl Huebner. The couple settled on a farm in the town of Newton. He died 49 years ago. In 1919, Mrs. Huebner moved to Manitowoc to live. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Alex Duveneck, Mrs. August Duveneck, and Mrs. Otto Meyer, all of Manitowoc, Miss Ida Huebner, of Chicago; three sons, Albert and Carl, of Manitowoc, and Henry of Liberty; two brothers, Henry and Ernest, of Manitowoc; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Korthauer, route 3, Manitowoc; 23 grandchlidren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Urbanek and Schlei funeral home and at 2 p.m. at the Fist German Evangelical church, the Rev. L. H. Koeninger officiating. Burial will be in the Newtonberg cemetery. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Friday noon until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1945 P. 2


WILHELMINE HUEBNER MRS. HUEBNER, WIDOW, DIES Dies at Homestead Farm In Town of Newton Mrs. Minnie Huebner, 75, widow of the late Ferdinand Huebner, town of Newton farmer, died Sunday night at the homestead farm south of the city. Burial will take place Thursday at 1:30 p.m. from the home and at 2 p.m. from the Newton Lutheran church. The maiden name of the deceased was Minnie Dunekake, and she was born on the present homestead. She was married to Mr. Huebner 51 years ago. He died three years ago. Two sons, Arthur of West Allis, and Adolph on the homestead, and one daughter, Mrs. Alfred Hoeffner of Newton, and four grandchildren survive. The remains will be removed to the homestead Tuesday afternoon from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, March 20, 1933 P. 2 ******** (Wilhelmine Huebner/d. 20 Mar. 1933/bur. 23 Mar. 1933/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL JACOB From Der Nord Westen, 09 Feb. 1899: Death Wed. last week in Town Newton of resident Carl Jacob at the age of 69 yrs. 8 mos. 14 days of a heart attack. The funeral took place Sun. ******** (Carl Leonhard Jacob/d. 01 Feb. 1899/bur. 05 Feb. 1899/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHN KASBAUM Name: Kasbaum, John D.: 1/9/1870 B.: Reg. D.: 11/22/1870 Sex: F/W? Age at Death: 21 Yr. 7 Mo. B.P.: D.P.: Newton Cem.: St. John's Churchyard Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: John Kasbaum M.: Christiana Kasbaum Cause of Death: Abdominal Disorder Add Info.: Farmer Pg. #: v.1 p.81 ************ (Johann Kassbaum/d. 09 Jan. 1870/bur. 12 Jan. 1870/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ANNA KIESELHORST Mrs. Anna Kieselhorst, 71, of 1823 S. 11th St., Manitowoc, died Friday morning at the Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First German Evangelical Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. L. H. Koeninger will officiate and interment will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Newton. She was born Anna Haefke in Manitowoc Rapids in 1883 and in 1903 was married to Fred Kieselhorst. They located on a farm in Cato. Her husband died in 1915. She came to Manitowoc in 1924 and was employed at the Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Co., and was a member of the 25 Year Club. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Glaeser of Manitowoc; two sons, Ray and Norbert of Manitowoc; seven grandchildren and a great grandchild. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after Sunday noon. The casket will be moved to the church at 10 a.m. Monday. Manitowoc Herald-Times, Friday, November 19, 1954 ******* (wife of Fred)


ELIZABETH KIESELHORST Elizabeth, wife of Ernst Kieselhorst, died at the home in the town of Newton this morning as a result of a stroke of paralysis which she suffered several weeks ago. The decedent was born in the town of Newton where she spent all her life, June 10, 1859, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederich Pleuss. Besides her husband she leaves three children surviving her. They are Mrs. Henry Klusmeyer of this city, Ferdinand Kieselhorst of Newton and Mrs. Charles Christensen of the town of Cato. The funeral will take place from the home next Friday afternoon at 1:30 from the house and at 2 o'clock from the Lutheran church in Newton, Rev. Toepel officiating. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, January 18, 1921 ********* (Elizabeth Johanna Kieselhorst/d. 01 Jan. 1921/bur. 01 Jan. 1921/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


ERNEST KIESELHORST OLD SETTLER NEWTON IS DEAD, AGED 72 E. Kieselhorst Dies Suddenly Sunday From a Stroke Ernst Kieselhorst, one of the pioneer settlers of Manitowoc County, passed away at his home at Newton Sunday, death being due to a stroke of apoplexy. Mr. Kieselhorst was born in the town of Liberty October 17, 1852 and shortly after he settled on the farm at Newton with his parents and had resided there since. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the Ferdinand Kieselhorst home at Newton and burial will take place at Newton cemetery, Rev. ???? officiating both at the home and at the cemetery. Mr. Kieselhorst is survived by two daughters Mrs. Charles Christiansen of Rapids and Mrs. Henry Klusmeyer of this city and one son Ferdinand who resides at Newton. Three sisters, Mrs. John Ludwig, Mrs. August Lippert and Mrs. Louis Lippert and three brothers Herman and Charles Kieselhorst of this city and John Kieselhorst who resides on the farm, near Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, February 4, 1924 ********* (Ernst Kieselhorst/d. 03 Feb. 1924/bur. 07 Feb. 1924/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


FERDINAND KIESELHORST Ferdinand Kieselhorst, 84, of the Town of Newton, died of a heart attack at home Saturday morning. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Evangelical Luthern Church, Newtonburg, the Rev. T. A. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Kieselhorst was born Dec. 9, 1880, in the Town of Newton and was a former trustee of the church. Mr. Kieselhorst married Olga Vetting Oct. 24, 1922, at St. John Evangelical Luthern Church. Survivors include his wife, Olga, and a son (private), on the home farm. Two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 3 p.m. Monday until noon Tuesday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, April 3, 1965 ********** (Ferdnand Kieselhorst/d. 03 Apr. 1965/bur. 06 Apr. 1965/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) (09 Dec 1880/Apr 1965/SSDI)


FRED KIESELHORST CATO MAN MAY HAVE BEEN A HEAT VICTIM Fred E, son of Ernst Kieselhorst, of Cato, died this morning after an illness of a few days, death being due to heart trouble which may have been the result of excessive heat, Mr. Kieselhorst being a man of heavy build. A widow and four children, his parents, one brother and three sisters survive him. He was 35 years of age and a farmer. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, July 17, 1915, Page 1 ******** (Friedrich Ernst Kieselhorst/d. 17 Jul. 1915/bur. 19 Jul. 1915/ from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOHN KIESELHORST HEART ATTACK CLAIMS LIFE OF KIESELHORST A heart ailment which he suffered for the past several weeks, last evening at 8 o'clock claimed the life of John Kieselhorst, 71, a life-long resident of Manitowoc. Death occurred at the family home. Mr. Kieselhorst was born in the town of Liberty on March 24, 1860 and spent nearly all of his life in the township of Newton where the family moved when he was a boy. On November 3, 1885, he married Miss Minnie Kiesow who with five children, Henry of Newton, Mrs. Albert Mathias, Neenah; Mrs. Arthur Vetting, Newton; Mrs. Reinhold Rusch, Liberty and Edwin at home; two brothers, Charles and Herman Kieselhorst, Manitowoc and three sisters, Mrs. John Ladwig, Newton; Mrs. Louis Lippert, Valders and Mrs. August Lippert, Manitowoc survive him. Nine grandchildren also survive. Mr. Kieselhorst enjoyed excellent health during his entire lifetime and it was noticed only within the past few weeks that his health was failing but he was up and about until immediately before his death. Funeral services will be held from the home on Manitowoc, Route 1, at 1 o'clock and at 2 o'clock from the Lutheran church at Newton on Saturday afternoon with the Rev. Kionka officiating. Interment will take place at the church cemetery in the township of Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, June 18, 1931 ******** (John Kieselhorst/d. 17 June 1931/bur. 20 Jun. 1931/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


LUDWIG KIESELHORST NINETY ONE DESCENDANTS SURVIVE LOUIS KIESELHORST, LIBERTY PIONEER WHO IS DEAD AT AGE OF 86 Ninety-one descendants survive Louis Kieselhorst, a pioneer settler of the county, whose funeral will be held from the home of his daughter in Liberty Wednesday afternoon to the Lutheran church at Newton. Mr. Kieselhorst, who is survived by nine children, forty grandchildren, forty-one great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild, was 86 years of age at his death, and had resided in Manitowoc for 66 years, having come here in 1849. Decedent was born in Germany Sept. 14, 1829. Mr. Kieselhorst was well known in this city as the father of Charles and Herman Kieselhorst. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Tuesday, October 26, 1915, Page 8


MINNIE KIESELHORST KIESELHORST, Mrs. Wilhelmina—Age 71, died Tuesday night at home of daughter, Mrs. Reinhold Rusch, Liberty. Born Wilhelmina Kiesow in Newton 1864, married to John Kieselhorst 1885. Mr. Kieselhorst, died in 1931. Survived by three daughters, two sons, sister and three brothers. Funeral Friday p.m. from home of son, Henry Kieselhorst, Newton, and 3 p.m. Lulheran church. Newton. Interment Newton cemetery. Body at Henry Kieselhorst home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1935 ******** (Wilhelmine Kieselhorst/d. 27 Aug. 1935/bur. 30 Aug. 1935/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


OLGA KIESELHORST Mrs. Ferdinand (Olga I.) Kieselhorst, 82, of 2905 S. Union Rd., Manitowoc, died late Thursday evening, July 17, at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. Keith Haberkorn will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Kieselhorst, nee Olga Vetting, was born Dec. 25, 1897, in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids, daughter of the late Emil and Mathilda Larson Vetting. She grew up in the Town of Manitowoc Rapids and was graduated from St. John Evangelical Lutheran School. She was married to Ferdinand Kieselhorst Oct. 22, 1921, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Following their marriage they moved to the Town of Newton where she had lived until the present time. Mr. Kieselhorst preceded her in death April 3, 1965. She was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Chruch, Ladies Aid Society of the church and English Lake Homemaker's Club. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Susan Kieselhorst of 2905 S. Union Rd., Manitowoc; three brothers, Herbert and Clarence Vetting of the Town of Manitowoc Rapids and Arnold Vetting of Nekoosa, Wis.; a sister, Mrs. Helen M. Pollen of Manitowoc, five grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Three brothers and a sister preceded her in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 6 o'clock to 9 o'clock this Friday evening and at the church Saturday until the time of service. Memorials may be made to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church or Manitowoc Lutheran High School. Herald Times Reporter, July 18, 1980 P.3 ********* (25 Dec. 1897/July 1980/SSDI), (Olga Kieselhorst/d. 17 Jul. 1980/bur. 19 Jul. 1980/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


TERRY KIESELHORST Terry L. Kieselhorst, age 38, of 2905 South Union Road, Manitowoc, died Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at his residence. Terry was born on October 1, 1972, in Manitowoc, son of Glenn Kieselhorst and the late Susan (Weber) Kieselhorst. He graduated from Valders High School. He was employed at Federal Mogul in Manitowoc until his death. Terry was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newtonburg. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his mother: Susan Kieselhorst. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2011, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7531 English Lake Road, Manitowoc. The Rev. Victor Headrick will officiate. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. The Reinbold and Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church or the donor's choice. Herald Times Reporter, 2011


FRANK FRIEDR. KIESOW Name: Kiesow, Frank Friedr. D.: 8/29/1873 B.: 3/20/1873 Reg. D.: 7/3/1874 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 2 Mo. 9 Da. B.P.: Newton D.P.: Newt. Cem.: St. John's Churchyard Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: Theophilus Kiesow M.: Wilhelmine Kiesow Cause of Death: Convulsions Pg. #: v.1 p.156 ************ (Franz Friedrich Kiewsow/d. 29 Aug. 1873/bur. 31 Aug. 1873/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CAROLINE KLUSMEYER PIONEER OF CITY PASSES AWAY, AGED 85 Mrs. Caroline Klusmeyer, 85 years of age, a pioneer resident of this city, passed away Saturday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Meisner, 1313 South Twelfth street, after a lingering illness of over three years’ duration. Four children, Mrs. Meisner and Henry Klusmeyer of this city, Mrs. Carl Kausbaum of Newton and Herman Klusmeyer of Waukesha, survive. Burial will take place Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock from the Meisner home on Twelfth street, with burial at Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, October 14, 1918, Page 7 ******** (Caroline Klusmeier/d. 12 Oct. 1918/bur. 16 Oct. 1918/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


GUSTAV KOEHLER Name: Koehler, Gustav D.: 1/15/1869 B.: 5/5/1868 Reg. D.: 9/17/1869 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 8 Mo. 10 Da. B.P.: Tn. Newton D.P.: Tn. Newton Cem.: St. John's Cem. Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Charles Wagner, Luth. Min. Spouse: F.: John Jacob Kohler M.: Augusta John Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.64 ********* (Gustav Koehler/d. 15 Jan. 1869/bur. 11 Feb. 1869(sic)/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CAROLINA JANE FRIEDERIKA KOELBEL Name: Koelbel, Carolina Jane Friederika D.: 9/29/1869 B.: 1/8/1863 Reg. D.: 12/22/1869 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 6 Yrs. 8 Mo. 21 Da. B.P.: Helenville, Jefferson Co. Wis. D.P.: Cem.: St. Johannes Churchyard, Tn. Newt. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Spouse: F.: John Koelbel M.: Wilhelmina Born Hacker Cause of Death: Consumption Pg. #: v.1 p.70 ************* (Karoline Johanne Friederike Koelbel/d. 09/29/1869/bur. 10/01/1869/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


AUGUST W. KOEPSEL From Der Nord Westen, 12 Oct. 1882 August Kapsel died in Manitowoc Rapids leaving a wife and six children. The night following the funeral, the wife delivered another baby, which died shortly after birth. ****** (Wilhelm August Koepsel/d. 04 Oct. 1882/bur. 06 Oct. 1882/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) ****** (Death index: 1882 Oct 04/Koepsel, Aug. co. death index v.3 p.54?)


WILLIAM KOLB William Frank Kolb, 67, who conducted a blacksmith shop in the Town of Newton for 26 years, died Sunday morning at 4 o’clock at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Henry Waak, Sr., three miles south of English Lake in the Town of Newton. He had been ill several months. Mr. Kolb was born in Meeme Feb. 16, 1871 and married Louisa Waak in 1893. After their marriage, they resided in Barron county where Mr. Kolb conducted a blacksmith shop. In 1902 they returned to Manitowoc county and Mr. Kolb set up a blacksmith shop on the Green Bay road in Newton which he operated until his retirement in 1928. Survivors are the widow; one son, Walter of Newton and one daughter, Mrs. Sigfried Haupt, Newton; five brothers, Oscar, Cleveland, Ernst, Barron, Charles, Sheboygan, Fred, Cleveland, Herman, Sheboygan Falls; five sisters, Mrs. Ernst Hetzel, Meeme, Mrs. Matilda Jost, Cleveland, Mrs. Louis Koellner, Sheboygan county, Mrs. Amelia Klessig, Cleveland, and Mrs. Bertha Vogel, Cleveland; and 7 grandchildren. The body was removed to the Walter Kolb residence on Highway 42 in the Town of Newton this afternoon. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock and at the St. John’s Lutheran church at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Edward Kionka will officiate. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, April 25, 1938 P. 2 ******** (William Franz Kolb/d. 24 Apr. 1938/bur. 27 Apr. 1938/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


DONALD KOLLATH Donald Kollath, 41, of 3071 Ewald St., Fort Riley, Kan., died Sunday morning at Theda Clark Memorial Hospital, Neenah. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church, Town of Newton. The Rev. Norman Hoeflinger will officiate and burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Town of Newton. Military graveside services will be conducted. Mr. Kollath was born Aug. 2, 1930, at Manitowoc, son of Harry R. and Anna Scheeler Kollath. He married Verlene Dehne Nov. 1, 1952, at Manitowoc. He enlisted in the United States Army Aug. 4, 1948, and was discharged May 7, 1952. He reinlisted in Company A of the 34th Engineer Battalion where he was chief warrant officer third class at Fort Riely. He received the Korean service medal with six battle stars, the Bronze Star, good conduct medal, Presidential unit citation, Army accommodations medal (second award), national defense service medal with oak leaf cluster, Vietnam service medal and Vietnam campaign medal. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday until noon Wednesday and then at the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 17,1972 ********** CW3 Donald A. Kollath, a former Manitowoc resident, died Sunday morning as the result of head injuries received from an accidental fall. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Ebenezer Reformed church, Town of Newton. Mr. Kollath, a native of Manitowoc, served more than 21 years in the United States Army. He served in Germany, Japan, France, Korea, Lebanon, Vietnam and Cambodia. He served 18 months during the Korean War. He also served during the Lebanese conflict and two tours of Vietnam. He was presently assigned to the 34th Eng. Bn., 138th Group, Fort Riley, Kans. CW3 Kollath was a member of the American Legion Post 207, Amvets Post 15 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1594, Fort Riley. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 4 to 9 o'clock this Tuesday evening. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 18, 1972


LOUIS KROHN Name: Krohn, Louis D.: 2/9/1869 B.: 3/10/1854 Reg. D.: 9/17/1869 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 14 Yr. 11 Mo. B.P.: D.P.: Tn. Rapids Cem.: St. John's Cem. Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Chas. Wagner Luth. Min. Spouse: F.: Lowis Krohn (Sic) M.: Mary Knauer Cause of Death: Pectoral Complaint Add Info.: Farmer Pg. #: v.1 p.65 ************ (Ludewig Krohn/d. 02/09/1869/bur. 02/11/1869/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


CARL F. KRUEGER C.F. KRUEGER, 73, NEWTON RESIDENT ENTIRE LIFE, DIES Carl F. Krueger, 73, a resident of the town of Newton his entire life passed away at the homestead near English Lake yesterday. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 from the home and at two from the St. John’s Lutheran church. Mr. Krueger served a number of terms as a member of the board of School District No. 1 in Newton. His wife passed away three years ago. Two daughters, Elsa at home and Mrs. Erwin Nack of this city, and two sons, Emil at home, and Ernest of Milwaukee survive. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, November 25, 1931 P. 18 ********* (Karl Friedrich Krueger/d. 24 Nov. 1931/bur. 27 Nov. 1931/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


GERHARD KRUEGER Death on Tues. of the almost 2-mo. child of Mr. G. Krueger, in Town Newton. The burial took place today. Der Nord Westen, 14 June 1894 ********* Gerhard Kruger Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 birth: 4 April 1892 (sic) Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wis. death: 12 June 1894 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton, father: Gottfried Kruger ********* (Krueger, Gerhard, d. 12 Jun. 1894, Buried: 14 Jun. 1894/from records of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church)


HENRIETTA KRUEGER HENRIETTA KRUEGER Mrs. C. F. Krueger Dies At Home Near English Lake Friday. Mrs. C. F. Krueger, 72, pioneer resident of the town of Newton, passed away yesterday of pneumonia which developed from an attack of the flu. Her maiden name was Henryetta Baryenbruch. Her husband, two sons, Ernst of Chicago and Emil at home, and two daughters, Elsie at home and Mrs. Irving Mack of this city, survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 from the home and later from the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran church at Newton. Manitowoc Herald News, Saturday, January 12, 1929 ******** (Henrietta Meta Krueger/d. 11 Jan. 1929/bur. 15 Jan. 1929/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JANE SOPHIA HARRIET KRUEGER Name: Krueger, Jane Sophia Harriet D.: 12/25/1870 B.: 8/1/1819 Reg. D.: 8/14/1871 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 51 Yrs. 4 Mo. 24 Da. B.P.: Prussia D.P.: Newton Cem.: St. Johannes Ch. Cem. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Chas. Wagner Spouse: Friedrich Krueger F.: John David Oldenburg M.: Louisa Oldenburg Cause of Death: Consumption Pg. #: v.1 p.103 ******** (Hanna Sophie Henrietta Krueger/d. 12/25/1870/bur. 12/28/1870/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


MARCELLA KRUEGER STEFANCIC Marcella M. Stefancic, age 91, a resident of the Chilton Care Center, Chilton, died on Tuesday evening, Jan. 6, 2009, at the center. She was born on Aug. 30, 1917, in Manitowoc Rapids, daughter of the late John and Mae (Schuette) Pleuss. On Nov. 24, 1938, she married Fred Krueger, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1988. On Aug. 30, 1994, she married Orville J. Stefancic at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, and he preceded her in death on April 20, 2003. Marcella was employed for 30 years at the Manitowoc Health Care Center, in addition to helping farm the Pleuss Homestead, where she lived nearly all her life. She had many interests and hobbies, including sheepshead, embroidery and crocheting. She was a lifetime member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, and its Ladies Aid Society. She was also a former Shadyside HCE member and was active for many years in the Manitowoc County Historical Society. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Victor Headrick, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, from 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 8, 2009 ****** (Buried with her first husband)


OTTILLIA KRUEGER Mrs. Gottfried Krueger, 83, of 1627 S. 16th St., Manitowoc, died Saturday afternoon at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with the Rev. A.T. Degner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Born Ottilia Herwig June 22, 1868 at Maple Grove, she was the daughter of Adam and Francisca Miller Herwig. She was married to Mr. Krueger Feb 4, 1892, at Reedsville. They settled on a farm in the Town of Newton. Her husband died in 1936. Eight years ago Mrs. Krueger moved to Manitowoc to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Henrietta Carstens. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Henrietta Carstens, Mrs. Alma Carstens, Mrs. Walter Daugs and Mrs. Edmund Raeffner of Manitowoc, and Mrs. Henry Fischer of Manitowoc Rapids; two sons, Edwin of the Town of Newton and Harland of Rt. 1, Kiel; two sisters, Miss Frances Herwig of Cudahy and Mrs. Clara Radloff of Brillion; a brother, the Rev. Henry Herwig of Wauwautosa; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Mrs. Krueger was a charter member of the Ladies Aid Society of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, when the body will be removed to the church at Newtonburg to lie in state until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, March 11, 1957 p.13 ********** (Ottilia Krueger/d. 09 Mar. 1957/bur. 12 Mar. 1957/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)


JOSEPH KUNZE 75 yr. old Joseph Kunze has died in Town Newton. His funeral will take place today. Der Nord Westen, 07 Nov. 1895 ******** Joseph Kunze birth: 10 June 1820 Christophsgrund, Bohemia death: 5 November 1895 Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Newton spouse: Christiana Hacker Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** (Joseph Kuntze, d. 05 Nov. 1895, Bur.: 07 Nov. 1895/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.) ******** The home built by Joseph Kunze still exists. It is located at Pinecrest Historical Village in Manitowoc co.