UCKER CEMETERY OBITUARIES


WILLIAM AXEL Funeral services for William Axel, 82, of 724 Pennsylvania Ave., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ballhorn Funeral chapels. The Rev. Kenneth Krueger, pastor of the Fountain Park Evangelical United Bretheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be made in the Uecher cemetery near Millhome. Mr. Axel, a bachelor, died early Wednesday morning at St. Nicholas Hospital after a lingering illness. A native of Manitowoc County, he was born June 8, 1873, in the town of Schleswig, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Axel. He was employed on various farms in the area and later operated a threshing machine business. He made his home in Sheboygan since his retirement. Only immediate survivors are two nephews, Arthur, of Sheboygan, and Melvin, of Menomonee Falls, Wis. The body will lie in state at the funeral chapel until the hour of services. The Sheboygan Press - Wednesday, January 6, 1955 – P. 14

GEORGE BROCKER George F. Brocker, 77, a R. 1, Kiel farmer, died Thursday night at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, where he had been a patient three weeks. Born Sept. 19, 1889, in the Town of Eaton, he was a son of the late Paul and Christine Kurtz Brocker. He attended the district school. On Sept. 19, 1911, he married the former Ida Ninmer of the Town of Schleswig at Kiel. The couple farmed in the Town of Eaton their entire married life. Survivors include his wife; one son, Elmer, on the home farm; three grand- children; six great grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Alma Siebert of rural Kiel and Mrs. William Koepp and Miss Bertha Brocker, both of Gravesville. Private family services will follow cremation next week. Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, is in charge of arrangements. The Sheboygan Press - Friday, December 30, 1966 – P. 6 ******** (age 77 yrs/cremated) (19 Sep 1889/Dec 1966/SSDI)


ANNIE CHRISTEL Mrs. Joseph W. Christel, nee Annie Carmsdorf, 69, passed away at 5 p.m. Thursday following a heart attack at her home two miles west of St. Nazianz. She was born in the town of Schleswig on July 6, 1883. On March 18, 1908, she was married to Joseph W. Christel. The couple lived in the town of Schleswig from 1908 to 1915 and then moved to the village of St. Nazianz. They remained in the community for three years and then moved to the present farm home two miles west of the village. The survivors include her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Stephen Rehma of St. Nazianz; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Oesau of Chilton, Mrs. Mary Hauschild of New Holstein and Mrs. Emma Rusch of Kiel. Burial will be made in the Uckler Road cemetery at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Victor Vriesen, pastor of the Bethel Methodist church at New Holstein, officiating. The Sheboygan Press - Saturday, March 7, 1953 – P. 6 ******** (d. Mar. 5, 1953/age 69 yrs)


JOSEPH W. CHRISTEL From the Herald Times Reporter, July 29, 1968 Joseph W. Christel, 88, of St. Nazianz, died Saturday at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Christianson Funeral Home, St. Nazianz, and at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. The Rev. Gregory Putzer, S.V.S., will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. He was born Nov. 2, 1879, in the Town of Schleswig, son of the late Richard and Mary Stahl Christel. He was educated at St. Gregory Parochial School, St. Nazianz. He was a farmer, thresher and operator of a saw mill in the Town of Eden. Mr. Christel married Annie Zarmsdorf March 19, 1908. She died in 1953. He is survived by a daughter Mrs. Steve (Almyre) Rehme, of St. Nazianz; two brothers, Edward of Kiel and Henry of New Holstein and two grandchildren. Ten sisters and brothers preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Tuesday where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. (sent in by researcher/see contributors page) *********** Joseph W. Christel, 88, of St. Nazianz, died Saturday at the Holy Family Hospital in Manitowoc following a lingering illness. Born Nov. 2, 1879 in the Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County, He was the son of the late Richard and Mary Stahl Christel. He attended St. Gregory's School. On March 19, 1908, he married the former Annie Damstorf. His wife died in 1953. Mr. Christel operated a farm and a saw mill, and was a thresher in the St. Nazianz area for many years. He was a member of St. Gregory's Catholic Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Steve (Almyra) Rehme of St. Nazianz; two grandchildren and two brothers, Edward Christel of Kiel and Henry of New Holstein. Ten brothers and sisters preceded him in death. A requiem Mass will be offered at 10 a. m. Wednesday at St. Gregory's Catholic Church, St. Nazianz, following brief family rites at 9:45 a. m. at the Christianson Funeral Home, St. Nazianz, with the Rev. Gregory Putzer, S. D. S. as celebrant. Burial will be at the Ucker Cemetery in Town of of Schleswig. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p. m. Tuesday. A parish rosary will be said there at 8 p. m. Tuesday. (no name or date of newspaper) ********** Christel, Joseph William (Nov. 2, 1879-July 27, 1968 husband of Anna nee Zarmsdorf [married March 18, 1908 at Town of Schleswig Anna was born in the Town of Schleswig on July 6, 1883 and died March 5, 1953 she is the daughter of Ludwig Zarmsdorf and Sophia Timm] -son of Richard Christel and Mary Stahl -"farmer, thresher and operator of a saw mill in the Town of Eaton" born Town of Schleswig -died from "hypertensive disease, broncho pneumonia") - (from researcher of St. Gregory church records/see contributors page) *********** (Joe b. 2 Nov 1879/d. Jul 1968/SSDI)


VICTOR CZEKALA Mr. Victor P. Czekala, 83, who resided at St. Mary Home for the past 2 weeks, died Wednesday afternoon, April 4, 1990, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pfeffer Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Celebrant of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Roman Zbieranski O.F.M. and burial will be in Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County. He was born January 2, 1907, in Manitowoc, son of the late John and Katie Novak Czekala. He married the former Elfrieda I. Kletzien, June 12, 1927, in Waukegan, Illinois. The couple resided at 1410 S. 21st St., in Manitowoc, for 42 years. Mr. Czekala had been employed as Machinist for 20 years by Mirro Aluminum Company and for 31 years by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Inc. He was a member of Machinists Union Local 516. Mr. Czekala enjoyed playing Santa Claus for many years for his family and many friends. Survivors include his wife of Manitowoc, a son and his fiancee, Gerald P. Czekala Sr. and Susan Steeber of Manitowoc; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jane and Barry Benson of Wilmington, Delaware; a brother, Emil Czekala of Manitowoc; sisters-in- law and brothers-in-law, Ione and John Ohlsen of Manitowoc, Emily and Donald Underberg of Manitowoc, Mildred and Edward Keller of Lake Tahoe, California, Frances (Dutch) Kletzien of Manitowoc and Donald and Albina Kletzien of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren (private) and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Bette M. Czekala and brothers, Frank, John Jr., Albert and Tony. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter ********** Victor P. Czekala Funeral services for Mr. Victor P. Czekala, 83, who resided at St. Mary Home for the past 2 weeks, who died Wednesday afternoon, April 4, 1990, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc, will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pfeffer Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Celebrant of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Roman Zbieranski O.F.M. and burial will be in Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Friday, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporte


VERNA (RADES) DAHLMAN The Sheboygan Press Monday, August 5, 1968 - P. 14 Mrs. Bruno Dahlman Mrs. Bruno Dahlman, 53, of R. 2, Plymouth, died early this morning at University Hospital, Madison, where she had been a patient for the past week. Born on June 17, 1915 in the Town of Meeme, a daughter of the late William and Bertha (Rades) Paul, she attended district schools in the Meeme township. The former Verna Paul married Bruno Dahlman on Jan. 16, 1936 in Sheboygan Falls. The couple resided in Sheboygan for nine years before moving to the Kewaskum area. They lived for the past three years in the Town of Lyndon. Survivors include her husband; four sisters, Mrs. Mada Boldt of Newton, Mrs. Ida Dehne of Manitowoc, Mrs. Herbert Lenz of rural Newton, and Miss Berta Paul of Sheboygan; and three brothers, Erwin of Cleveland, Harry of Fond du Lac and William of Madison. She was preceded in death by three sisters. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, the Rev. John F. Baumann, pastor of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the Funeral home from 3 p.m., Thursday until time of services. ********* (d. 5 Aug. 1968/age 53 yrs.)


ARMIN J. DEDERING Armin J. Dedering, 97, formerly of Kiel, died peacefully Wednesday morning, July 4, 2007 at Willowdale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Holstein. He was a resident of Willowpark, New Holstein the past two years. Armin was born Aug. 9, 1909 in the town of Schleswig, son of the late William and Caroline Radder Dedering. He attended Hillside Grove School in the town of Schleswig. He married Margaret Thiedemann on April 13, 1940. She preceded him in death on Nov. 11, 1954. Armin worked as a hired hand in the Kiel area and from 1940 until his retirement in 1977 he was employed at the former Kiel Woodenware. He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Kiel. Armin enjoyed woodworking and repairing clocks. He loved to "tinker" with anything and everything and was a "master" at it. (Survivors omitted for privacy) He was preceded in death by his five brothers Arthur, Henry, Edmund, William Jr. and Arnold Dedering and his two sisters Laura Belz and Adela Dedering. Funeral services for Armin will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2007 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 424 Fremont St., Kiel with the Rev. David Mercer officiating. Burial will take place in Uecker Point Cemetery, town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial has been established for St. Peter's UCC. Armin's family would like to thank his wonderful friends and neighbors who visited him throughout the years both at his home and at Willowpark. A special thank you to the Dr. and the staff at Willowpark, Willowdale Nursing Home and Calumet County Hospice for the excellent care give to him. Thursday, July 05, 2007 (sent in by researcher/see contributors page)


CHARLES DEDERING Town of Eaton Resident Passes Away on Sunday Kiel – (Special) – Charles Dedering, 69, passed away at his farm home at 7 a.m. Sunday in the town of Eaton near Collins, following a two year illness. He was born in the town of Schleswig Jan. 2, 1871, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dedering Sr. He was married to Sophie Wiesmann of the Town of Schleswig in 1902, following their marriage they lived on a 20 acre farm in the town of Schleswig for 15-1/2 years, and then moved to the present farm where they had lived for the past 23 years. Survivors are his wife, four children, Norman and Marvin, of Sheboygan, Edwin, at home, Mrs. Ervin (Linda) Skatrud, Manitowoc, route 2, seven grandchildren; five brothers, Henry and Otto, of New Holstein, August, of Menasha, Fred, of Rockville, and William, of Kiel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Meiselwitz Funeral home here, with burial in the Ucker road cemetery in the town of Schleswig. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Tuesday afternoon until the time of the services. The Sheboygan Press - Monday, June 17, 1940 – P. 2 ******* (d. 16 June 1940/age 69 yrs.)


EDWIN W. DEDERING A former Sheboygan resident, Edwin Dedering, 64, died early today at Rocky Knoll where he had resided for the past five years. Born Nov. 9, 1911, in the Town of Schleswig, a son of Charles and Sophie Wiesmann Dedering, he moved with his family in 1917 to a farm near Collins, where he attended district schools. After his parents’ death Mr. Dedering operated the farm in the Town of Eaton until 1953 when he moved to Sheboygan. He was unmarried. He was employed at Vinyl Plastics where he was a charter member of the United Auto Workers Local 1332 in which he was an officer until 1968 when he retired due to ill health. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Reedsville. Survivors include two brothers, Norman and Marvin, both Sheboygan, and one sister, Mrs. Erwin Skatrud, Waukow, Wis. Mr. Dedering was preceded in death by a sister in infancy. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, with the Rev. Merlin Goehring, pastor of Zion United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Tuesday until the time of services. The Sheboygan Press - Monday, December 15, 1975 – P. 14


FRED PETER DEDERING Fred P. Dedering, 82, former Rockville (Manitowoc County) sawmill operator, died unexpectedly Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Elmer Voland, Town of Schleswig. A son of the late Henry and Helena Werthman Dedering, he was born in Schleswig, Dec. 20, 1877. Following marriage to the former Helen Ninmer of Schleswig, Oct. 20, 1904, he operated a farm there, later moving to Kiel. In 1930, he located at Rockville, operating the mill there until retiring in 1947. His wife died in September, 1954. Surviving, in addition to the daughter, Mrs. Voland, is another daughter, Mrs. Albert E. (Edna) Henschel, Rockville; five grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. A grandchild, seven brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Evangelical and Reformed Church in Kiel, of which Mr. Dedering was a member. The Rev. Vernon E. Jaberg, pastor, will officiate, with burial in Kiel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel this evening, until 11 a.m. Tuesday and from noon at the church. The Sheboygan Press - Monday, June 20, 1960 – P. 12 ******** (d. 19 June 1960/age 82 yrs)


HELENA M. DEDERING Mrs. Fred Dedering Dies at Home Monday Mrs. Fred Dedering, 70, of Rockville, died Monday morning at her home, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, at St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed church, conducted by the Rev. E. L. Worthman. Burial was made in the Ucker Road cemetery. She was born Helen Ninmer in Schlwesig in 1883 and in 1904 was married to Fred Dedering. They operated a farm in the town, lived in Kiel seven years and for 24 years resided in Rockville where her husband operated a sawmill, retiring in 1947. She was a member of the G. U. G. Germania, Rockville Merry-Go-Around club and the Kiel Fraunenverein. Surviving are her husband; two daughters, five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. (no newspaper named, September-1954) *********** Mrs. Fred Dedering, 70, Rockville, (Town of Schleswig), died early this morning at her home following a few days illness. She was born Helena Ninmer Dec. 30, 1883, in the Town of Schleswig, the daughter of the late Charles and Marie Zanow Ninmer. She was married to Fred Dedering on Oct. 20, 1904. They operated a farm in the township and then lived in Kiel for seven years and for the past 24 years in Rockville, where Dedering operated a saw mill until 1947 when he sold it. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Viola) Voland, Town of Schleswig; and Mrs. Albert E. (Edna) Henschel, Rockville; five grand-children, and two great grand-children. She was preceded in death by two brothers. She was a member of St. Peter’s Evan. and Reformed Church and the Frauen Verein, the Rockville Merry-Go-Round Club, and the G.U.G. Germania Lodge. Services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the church. The Rev. E. L. Worthman will officiate. Burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home from 3 p. m. Tuesday until 11 a. m. Wednesday and at the church until the time of services. - Sept. 13,1954 ********* (d. 13 Sept. 1954/age 70 yrs)


MARGARET DEDERING Mrs. Armin (Margaret) Dedering, 38, of 834 7th St., Kiel, died Thursday evening at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for the past three weeks. Born Aug. 11, 1916, in the town of Rhine, the daughter of William and Metha Sasse Thiedmann, she was married to Armin Dedering on April 13, 1940, after which they made their home in Kiel. She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed Church, the Ladies' Aid Society of the church, the Kiel Girl Scout Committee, and was always active as a church-school worker. (Survivors omitted for privacy) One brother preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed Church with the Rev. E.L. Worthman officiating. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel from 2 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday and then at the church until the time of the services. (No newspaper cited, 1954) ************ Mrs. Armin Dedering Dies Thursday Night Mrs. Armin Dedering, 38, died at Memorial hospital Thursday night. She had been a patient at the hospital for about three weeks. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed church, with the Rev. E.L. Worthman in charge. Born August 11, 1916, in the town of Rhine, the daughter of William and Metha Sasse Thiedemann, she was married to Armin Dedering April 13, 1940, after which they made their home in Kiel. She was a member of the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed church, the Ladies' Aid society of the church, the Kiel Girl Scout committee, and was active as a church-school worker and Girl Scout leader. (Survivors omitted for privacy) One brother preceded her in death. (No newspaper cited, 11-18-1954) (sent in by researcher/see contributors page) ******** Mrs. Armin Dedering, 38, of 834 Seventh St., Kiel, died Thursday night at Memorial Hospital, Sheboygan, where she had been a patient three weeks. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed Church, Kiel, the Rev. E. L. Worthman officiating. Mrs. Dedering, the former Margaret Thiedemann, was born August 11, 1916, in the Town of Rhine, Sheboygan County, and was married April 13, 1940. She was a member of the Ladies Aid of the church, a member of a Girl Scout Troop Committee of Kiel and active in church school work. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 2 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday when the casket will be moved to the church where the body will lie in state until the hour of service. November 11, 1954 ******** (d. 11 Nov. 1954/age 38 yrs)


SOPHIA DEDERING Funeral services for Mrs. Sophia Dedering, 62, widow of Charles Dedering of Eaton, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Meiselwitz funeral home in Kiel with burial in the Ucker Road cemetery. The deceased was born in Schleswig in 1884 and in 1901 was married to Mr. Dedering. They located on a farm in Schleswig until 1917 when they moved to the present homestead in Eaton. Mr. Dedering died in 1940. Survivors are three sons, Norman of Sheboygan, PFG. Marvin at San Francisco, Edwin of Eaton; daughter, Mrs. Erwin Skatrud of this city; three step-brothers, Thomas McCarthy of Sheboygan, Robert Lumme of Plymouth, Rudolph Lumme of Elkhart Lake; and 10 grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 23, 1945 P. 2


WILLIAM JAMES DEDERING Infant Laid to Rest Saturday Private funeral services for William James, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Dedering, who passed away at the St. Nicholas hospital in Sheboygan on Friday, June 26th, at 11:45 a. m. were held at the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed church on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. E.L. Worthman officiating. Interment was made in the Ucker Road cemetery in the town of Schleswig. The infant was born in Sheboygan on March 1st of this year and was baptized on Easter Sunday by the Rev. Worthman. Surviving are the parents of this city; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Dedering of this city and Mr. and Mrs. William Thiedemann of the town of Schleswig, and the great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Dedering of this city and Gustave Thiedemann of the town of Schleswig. (Tri County News, 7-1942) (sent in by researcher/see contributors page)


HERMAN FISCHER From Der Nord Westen, 22 Feb. 1906: Death early last week of School Hill resident Hermann Fischer. Funeral arrangements were not provided to us. ******* Herman Fischer birth: 7 April 1845 Germany death: 12 February 1906 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1906 Schleswig father: Christian Fischer mother: Carolina spouse: Wilhelmina Ritta Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


WILHELMINA FISCHER "MINNIE" Mrs. H. Fischer Is Buried Here Former Resident of Vicinity Is Stricken At Home In California Mrs. Herman Fischer, aged 85, passed away Wednesday, July 13, at Arcadia, California where she was making her home with her four youngest children, Oscar, George, Walter and Clara. She had been enjoying good health until the day before her death when she suffered a heart attack. The deceased, nee Wilhelmina Ritter, was born in Kirchheim, Germany on October 28, 1847; At the age of three years she came to this country with her parents who settled first in Buffalo, N. Y. December 10, 1886, she was married to Herman Fischer of the town of Mosel, the couple locating in the town of Centerville, where for three yours Mr. Fischer was employed as foreman by his brother, who bought cordwood. In 1869 they purchased a farm in the town of Schleswig. Her husband preceded her in death February 12, 1906. In 1913 she and her youngest children moved to Thorp, and for the past four years they made their home in Arcadia, Calif., where the children are operating a small farm. The following ten children survive: Mrs. Fred, (Pauline) Beckmann, Kiel; Mrs. Theodore (Annie) Hake, Colby; Mrs. Hugo (Rose) Knorr, Madison; Charles of Meeme; Louis of Plymouth; Edward of Kiel; Oscar, George, Walter and Clara in California. There are also 11 grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. The body of the deceased was brought to Kiel for burial, services being held Monday from the Meiselwitz undertaking parlors. Interment was in the Ucker Road cemetery, the Rev. E. L. Worthman conducting the last rites. The Senior Choir of the St. Peter Reformed church sang two songs, "Lass mich geh'n," and "Ich bin ein Gast auf Erden." Pallbearers were William Schultz, Charles Perschke, Herman Ninmer, Otto Kletzien, Gustave Sy, and Edwin Thieleke. July 21, 1932


HARVEY HUNGSBERG Harvey Hungsberg birth: 10 May 1900 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wis. death: 2 October 1900 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wis. residence: 1900 Schleswig father: Rudolph Hungsberg mother: Rebecca Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


LEONA HUNGSBERG Mrs. Hungsberg was born Leona Rumpff, daughter of the late William and Augusta Rumpff, on June 24, 1892, in the Town of Meeme and was married to Louis Hungsberg of Schleswig, Dec. 30, 1913, at Louis Corners. The couple farmed at Schleswig and Rhine, before moving to Elkhart Lake. He died in 1950. Survivors include a son, Melvin at home, a daughter, Mrs. Hugo (Vilarie) Kuhn of Hazel Park, Mich.; three brothers. Oscar and Harold of rural Kiel and Louis of Plymouth; five sisters, Mrs. Elvina Wengel of Sheboygan, Mrs. Alfred (Erna) Scherricht and Mrs. Henry (Ethel) Hansman of rural Sheboygan, Mrs. Carl (Lorena) Eisenhardt, of Rochester, Mich.; and Mrs. Herman (Mildred) Eisenhardt of rural Sheboygan Falls, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Her parents, husband and a sister preceded her in death. No newspaper named, 1961 ******** (d. Dec. 14, 1961/age 69/site (87))


LOUIS A. HUNGSBERG Louis A. Hungsberg, 70, a resident of the town of Rhine, died late Wednesday afternoon at his home, northwest of Elkhart Lake, after a lingering illness. Born June 20, 1880, near Millhome in the town of Schleswig, he was the son of Bernard and Amelia Zorn Hungsberg. He was married to Leona Rumpff of the town of Meeme on December 30, 1913. Survivors are his widow; one son, Melvin, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Hugo (Valerie) Kuhn, Pontiac, Mich.; a grandchild, Rose Marie Kuhn, and one sister, Mrs. Helena Reichardt of the town of Schleswig. His parents, four brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Funeral services are pending. Details of the funeral arrangements will be published in Friday’s edition of The Press. The Sheboygan Press - Thursday, July 6, 1950 – P. 14 ******* Funeral services for Louis A. Hungsberg, 70, of the town of Rhine, who died Wednesday, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Raeder Funeral home in Elkhart Lake. The Rev. E. G. Behn, of Kiel, will conduct the services, and burial will be in Ucker cemetery near Wilke’s Lake. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Saturday, until the time of services. The Sheboygan Press - Friday, July 7, 1950 – P. 10 ******** (d. July 5, 1950/age 70/site (88))


MELVIN HUNGSBERG Melvin W. Hungsberg, 52, a resident of the Town of Rhine, died Wednesday while at work as a custodian at the Elkhart Lake dumping grounds. Mr. Hungsberg was born in the Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County, on Nov. 20, 1914, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hungsberg. He attended district school and was confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church, Louis Corners, on May 5, 1929. He lived and farmed in the Town of Schleswig before moving to the Town of Rhine. For the past several years he had been employed by the Village of Elkhart Lake. Mr. Hungsberg was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Kiel. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Hugo Kuhn, and a niece, Mrs. Robert Cheneye, both of Glenbeulah. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Kiel, with the Rev. C. L. Reiter officiating. Burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery in the Town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the Wittkopp Funeral Home, Plymouth, from 2 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday, and then at the church after noon Saturday. The Sheboygan Press - Thursday, July 13, 1967 – P. 8 ******** (d. July 12, 1967/age 52)


REBECCA HUNGSBERG Mrs. Hungsberg is Called to Rest at Kiel Monday Mrs. Rebecca Hungsberg, 77, wife of Rudolph of Route 1, Kiel, died Monday at 1:15 p.m. at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wilsnack, 1707 N. Twelfth street. She had been visiting here for the past three weeks and prior to that spent a week in Milwaukee. Mrs. Hungsberg was born Sept. 25, 1854, on a farm in town Schleswig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Oehloff. On March 18, 1886, she married Rudolph Hungsberg and the couple resided on a farm until their retirement 30 years ago. Since that time they have lived on Route 1, Kiel. Survivors are the husband, three daughters, Mrs. William (Lillie) Kell, Oshkosh, Mrs. Herbert (Vida) Reichwaldt, town Schleswig, and Mrs. Herman (Edna) Wilsnack, this city and two sons Hugo of Stettsonville, wis., and Edwin of Milwaukee. Three sons preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel. The Rev. August Hammann officiating with burial in Ucher cemetery, town Schleswig. The body can be viewed at the funeral home. The Sheboygan Press – Tuesday, March 31, 1942 – P. 4 ******** (d. March 30, 1942/age 77)


RUDOLPH HUNGSBERG Town Schleswig Resident Passes Away on Monday Kiel, Wis. – (Special) – Rudolph Hungsberg, 79, of town of Schleswig, passed away Monday at 10:15 a.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Herman Wilsnack at Stetsonville, where he had been visiting for the past three weeks. He was born July 17, 1852, in the town of Rhine, the son of Bernard and Emilie Zorn Hungsberg, and was married to Rebecca Oehloff of Schleswig on March 18, 1886. Following their marriage the couple resided on a farm in Town Schleswig for 33 years and for the past 23 years have lived on the Ucker road, Town Schleswig. Mrs. Hungsberg passed away last March. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. William (Lillian) Kell of Oshkosh, Mrs. Herbert (Vida) Reichwaldt of Town Schleswig and Mrs. Herman (Edna) Wilsnack of Stetsonville; two sons, Hugo of Stetsonville and Edwin of Milwaukee; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, Theodore of Elkhart Lake and Louis of Town Rhine; and a sister, Mrs. George Reichert of Town Schleswig. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel, the Rev. August H. Hammann, pastor of the Bethlehem Reformed church of Schleswig officiating. Burial will be made in the Ucker road cemetery. The Sheboygan Press – Tuesday, June 23, 1942 – P. 2 ******* (d. June 22, 1942/age 79)


EMILY KARSTAEDT MRS. OSCAR A. KARSTAEDT Mrs. Oscar A, Karstaedt, 70, 1710 N. 21st St., died Monday afternoon at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital. The former Emily Westphal, she was born March 14, 1900, in the Town of Centerville, Manitowoc County, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Westphal. Her parents moved to the Town of Meeme where she attended Mineral Springs School. On June 19, 1920, she married Mr. Karstaedt of the Town of Schleswig. The couple lived on a farm on the north side of Wilke’s Lake, Town of Schleswig. They retired in 1950 and moved to Sheboygan. Mr. Karstaedt died June 17, 1969. Mrs. Karstaedt was a member of Zion Lutheran Church at Louis Corners, east of Kiel. Survivors include one daughter, three sons, four grand-children, and one sister, Mrs. Louis Mahloch, all of Sheboygan. One, sister and two brothers preceded her in death. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Zion Church, Louis Corners, with Pastor Adalbert Schultz officiating. Burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery. - 1970


FRANK KARSTAEDT Frank Karstedt(sic), Town Schleswig, Dies Saturday Kiel – Frank Karstedt, aged 66, a town of Schleswig retired farmer, died at Rochester, Minn, Saturday afternoon, and his remains were brought home for burial Tuesday. Mr. Karstedt went to Rochester last Wednesday for an operation. His condition was so serious that the physicians and surgeons at the Mayo clinic held slight hope for his recovery when there and he continued to grow worse until his death Saturday. Born near Howards Grove, Sheboygan county, on Sept. 15, 1861, Mr. Karstedt lived there until about forty years ago when he went to Town Schleswig on a farm, which he operated for many years. Deceased is survived by his wife, who is confined to her bed by illness, four sons, three daughters, and five brothers. Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 p.m., Tuesday, the Rev. Mr. S. Saewert of Kiel officiating. Interment will be made in the Fischer cemetery. The Sheboygan Press – Monday, June 18, 1928 - 7


OSCAR KARSTAEDT Oscar Karstaedt, 78, or 1710 N. 21st St., a retired Town of Schleswig farmer died Tuesday evening at St. Nichols Hospital following a short illness. He was born Sept. 16, 1890, in the Town of Eaton, Manitowoc County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Karstaedt. Later, his parents moved to a farm on the north side of Wilke’s Lake in the Town of Schleswig where he attended district schools. On June 19, 1920, he was married to Emily Westphal of the Town of Meeme. They lived on the family farm at Wilke Lake which they operated until retiring in 1950. They then moved to Sheboygan. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Louis Corners. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, three sons, four grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Florence Dedering, Howards Grove-Millersville, and two brothers, Otto, rural Newton, and Frank, rural Kiel. Two sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, with the Rev. Adalbert Schulz, pastor of Zion Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday Sheboygan Press, June 18, 1969 P. 4


VERNON KARSTAEDT Vernon F. Karstaedt, 77, of 5104 Koechel Court, Town of Sheboygan, died at Meadow View Manor Nursing Home on Saturday morning, March 1, 2003. Vernon was born Jan. 20, 1928, in the Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County to Oscar and Emily Westphal Karstaedt. On Sept 10, 1949, he was united in marriage to Lois Timm of Sheboygan at Zion Lutheran Church, Louis Corners, rural Kiel. The couple lived on the family farm at Wilke Lake, which they operated until 1965. They then moved to Sheboygan were Vernon worked as a mechanic at Karstaedt’s Garage, Schneider Truck and Trailer and retired from the City of Sheboygan Municipal Service Garage. Mr. Karstaedt was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Redemmer. In addition to his wife, Lois, Vernon is survived by a son, a daughter, five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He is further survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Melvin and Kenneth Karstaedt and a sister, Evelyn Chuvan. (Survivors edited for privacy) The Sheboygan Press, March 3, 2003


WILHELMINA KARSTAEDT Mrs. Wilhelmina Karstaedt, of the town of Schleswig, is dead, aged 64 years. Her husband died one month ago. Seven grown children survive. Burial took place this afternoon. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, July 19, 1928 Page 3


ABRAHAM KLETZIEN From Der Nord Westen, 03 Jan. 1895: (From the correspondent in Kiel, “Sylvester Eve”) Death of Abraham Kletzin, an old settler in Town Schleswig, a few days ago. He served 4 yrs. in the Civil War. Burial will be tomorrow.


ANNA PAULINE KLETZIEN Mrs. Anna Kletzien, 69, of the town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County, died this morning at an Appleton hospital. The body was brought to the Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel, and funeral arrangements are pending. Mrs. Kletzien was born in the town of Schleswig June 19, 1879, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Heidemann, and was confirmed at the Lutheran church at Louis Corners in 1893 by the late Rev. M. Denninger. She was married to Otto Kletzien Feb. 11, 1900, and the couple operated a farm in the town of Schleswig until his death in 1935. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Norman (Lillian) Prange, of Sheboygan; two sons, Norbert, of Walnut, Ill., and Arvin, of the town of Schleswig; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, Otto C. Heidemann, of the town of Schleswig, and Ephraim, of Thorp; and a sisters, Mrs. Arvin Schmidt, of the town of Schleswig. Sheboygan Press, February 15, 1949 ******* (d. Feb. 15, 1949/age 69)


EMILIE KLETZIEN MRS. KLETZIEN DIES TUESDAY Came To Town of Schleswig 80 Years Ago Mrs. Emelie Kletzien, age 86, died at the home of her son Rudolph Kletzien, 1010 South 19th street, Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services will be held from the Wattawa, Urbanek and Schlei funeral home at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will take place in St. Nazianz. Mrs. Kletzien, nee Emelie Hensel, was born in Germany, June 2, 1847. She came to America and Wisconsin 80 years ago and settled in the town of Schleswig. She married Abraham Kletzien 68 years ago. The deceased was a member of the Reform church. The deceased is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Charles Perschek of Kiel; four sons, William of New Holstein, Otto and Herman of the town of Schleswig, and Rudolph of this city; a brother, Otto Hensel of Webster City, Iowa; 22 grand- children and 18 great grandchildren. The remains may be viewed at the funeral home tonight and up to the time of the funeral . Manitowoc Herald Times, June 28, 1933 ******** COUNTY COURT ITEMS. Estates That Have Received the Attention of Judge Anderson. Mrs. Amelia Kletzin as administratrix of the estate of Abraham Kletzin, has filed an inventory which places the value of real estate in charge to be $2,600. The personal property is valued at $1,710. Manitowoc Daily Herald, April 8, 1899


GUSTAVE F. KLETZIEN MILWAUKEE MAN DIES ON VISIT TO OLD HOME HERE Gustave Kletzien, 44, former resident of Manitowoc County and born in Schleswig, died suddenly at the home of Walter Hermes, in Mosel, while at the Hermes home on a visit from Milwaukee where he had resided four years. The burial will take place tomorrow at Schleswig. Mr. Kletzien was born July 12, 1883, in the town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County, and was married to Miss Rose Kehoe on June 24, 1902. They resided at Watertown five years and four years ago they moved to Milwaukee. Mr. Kletzien was a automobile mechanic. Manitowoc Herald Times, November 8, 1927


HERMAN KLETZIEN Herman Kletzien, 80, of Route 2, Kiel, a retired Town of Schleswig dairy farmer, died early today at St. Nicholas Hospital after a lingering illness. Born Aug 20, 1872, in the town of Schleswig, a son of Abraham and Amelia Hensel Kletzien, he attended public school at Schleswig. He was married to Ida Duchow, of Collins, Wis., on Dec. 1, 1915. Since his marriage, Mr. Kletzien had operated the homestead farm, eight miles northeast of Kiel, until illness forced his retirement. Survivors are his wife; one son, Victor, of Route 2, Kiel; a brother, Rudolph, of Manitowoc, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Paschke, of Sheboygan. Funeral services will be Thursday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel with the Rev. E. L. Worthman, pastor of St. Peter’s Evangelical and Reformed Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery. Sheboygan Press, October 20, 1952


IDA KLETZIEN Mrs. Herman Kletzien, 73, died at her town of Schleswig farm home, R. 2, Kiel, early Wednesday evening following a brief illness. Nee Ida Duchow, she was born in the Town of Rantoul, Calumet County, Dec 18, 1879, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Duchow. On Dec. 1, 1915 she was married to Mr. Kletzien of the town of Schleswig. He died in October, 1952. Mr. Kletzien operated a farm in Schleswig since their marriage. Surviving are a son, Victor on the home farm; a sister, Mrs. William Schmidt of Valders, and a brother, Adolph Duchow of Collins. Services will be held at the Meiselwitz Funeral home, Kiel, with the Rev. Victor Vriesen officiating. Burial will be in the Ucker, Road cemetery. Sheboygan Press, February 19, 1953


OTTO KLETZIEN Otto Kletzien Passes Away Last Rites for Schleswig farmer Held on Wednesday Otto Kletzien, aged 65, passed away at his farm home in the town of Schleswig, six miles northeast of Kiel, on Saturday afternoon at four o’clock, after being ill a week. Mr. Kletzien had been in ill health for the past two years. The deceased, the son of the late Abraham and Emilie Kletzien, was born on the Kletzien homestead in the town of Schleswig, April 12, 1869, and on February 11, 1900, was married to Miss Anna Heidemann, also of Schleswig. The couple located on their farm which Mr. Kletzien purchased 40 years ago. Three children were born to the couple, all of whom are living. Survivors are his wife, two sons and one daughter, Norbert of Walnut, Ill., and Arwin Kletzien and Mrs. Norman Prange of Sheboygan, six grandchildren, Audrey June, Wayne and Robert Kletzien and Virginia, Norman Junior, and Diana Prange; three brothers, William of New Holstein, Herman on the homestead, and Rudolph of Manitowoc, and one sister, Mrs. Carl Perschke of Sheboygan. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock from the family residence, with burial in the Fischer cemetery on the Ucker Road. The Rev. Otto Saewert, pastor of St. John’s Reformed church, Elkhart Lake, was in charge of services. The deceased was a member of the sons of Veterans of America. - 1935 ****** (d. Feb. 9, 1935/age 66)


ROSE KLETZIEN Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kletzien, Mildred Kletzien, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Czekala and Mrs. John Ohlsen Jr. attended the funeral of Mrs. Rose Kletzien of Milwaukee, yesterday. Mrs. Kletzien died Feb. 16. The funeral was held at the Brett funeral home from the St. Rose church. Interment was in the Kiel cemetery. Manitowoc Herald Times, February 20, 1947 P. 6


RUDOLPH H. KLETZIEN Rudolph H. Kletzien, 77, of 1218 S. Ninth st., Manitowoc, died Thursday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc, where he had been admitted the day before. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, the Rev. Alfred Pritzl officiating. Burial will be in Ueker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Mr. Kletzien was born July 12, 1883, in the Town of Schleswig, son of the late Abraham and Amelia Hensel Kletzien. He married Louise Christel Sept. 18, 1905, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, and after residing at Valders for a time the couple came to Manitowoc in 1918. They observed the golden anniversary of their wedding in 1955. Mr. Kletzien had been an auto mechanic and had been employed by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Inc., from 1942 until retirement in 1950. He was a member of Manitowoc Machinists Lodge 516. For many years Mr. Kletzien followed a hobby of making and collecting grandfather clocks and attained widespread attention for his accomplishments in fabricating wheels for the timepieces. Surviving are his wife, four daughters, Mrs. Victor Czekala and Mrs. John Ohlsen of Manitowoc, Mrs. Donald Underberg of Rt. 3,, Manitowoc, and Mrs. Edward Keller of Granada Hills, Calif.; three sons, Erwin and Lincoln of Manitowoc and Donald of Menasha; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Eight brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Friday. Manitowoc Herald Times, August 18, 1960 P. 19 ******** (d. Aug. 18, 1960/age 77)


ELSIE KNUTH Funeral services for Miss Elsie Knuth, 78, a former resident of the towns of Rantoul and Schleswig, who died Saturday at Bradley Convalescent Center near Milwaukee, were held Monday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel The Reverend John F. Baumann, pastor of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Kiel, officiated. Burial was in the Ucker Road Cemetery in the Town of Schleswig, She was born on January 22, 1895 in the Town of Rantoul a daughter of the late Michael and Anna Liebzeit Knuth. She and her late brother, Richard, operated the Knuth home farm at Rantoul until retirement in 1953 when they moved to the town of Schleswig. After her brother’s death in 1954, she moved to Milwaukee where she was employed in a nursing home. She is survived by nieces and nephews. - Feb. 1973 ******** (d. Feb. 10, 1973/age 78) (22 Jan 1895/Feb 1973/SSDI)


RICHARD KNUTH Richard Knuth, 71, died at his home near St. Nazianz, Sunday evening. He was born in Calumet County Nov. 19, 1882, the son of Michael and Anna Liebzeit Knuth. He moved to the town of Eaton with his parents as a youth. Following the death of his father, he and a sister continued to operate the farm. Three years ago they retired and moved to the town of Schleswig. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. William Gumm, Sheboygan, R. 2, Mrs. William Draheim, Withee, Wis.; and Miss Elsie Knuth, town of Schleswig; two brothers, Herman of Howards Grove; and William of Kiel. His parents and a brother preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Meiselwitz Funeral home, Kiel. The Rev. E. L. Worthman, pastor of St. Peter’s Ev. and Reformed Church, Kiel, will officiate. Burial will be in the Ucker Road cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral parlor until the time of services. The Sheboygan Press – Tuesday, March 25, 1954 – P. 12 ******* Funeral services for Richard Knuth, 71, town of Schleswig, who died Sunday, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Meiselwitz Funeral home, Kiel. The Rev. E. L. Worthman officiated. Burial was in the Ucker Road cemetery. Pallbearers were Elmer Gumm, Arthur Knuth, Lester Sixel, William Thiedemann and Ronald and Ralph Matznick. The Sheboygan Press – Thursday, March 27, 1954 – P. 18


VILARIE KUHN Mrs. Hugo Kuhn, 67, of Route 2, Elkhart Lake, died Thursday at the Valley View Medical Center, Plymouth, where she had been a patient for one week. She was born Sept. 14, 1918, in the Town of Schleswig, the daughter of Louis and Leona Rumpff Hungsberg. She attended local schools. On Nov. 9, 1935, she was married to Hugo Kuhn in the Town of Rhine. They lived in the Town of Rhine, Plymouth, Sheboygan, Hazel Park, Mich., and Glenbeulah, before moving to Route 2, Elkhart Lake, in 1965. She was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church, Greenbush. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, two grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother. (Survivors edited for privacy) No newspaper named, March 27, 1986 ******* (14 Sep 1918/Mar 1986/SSDI)


SOPHIA LAWRENCE Called By Death Mrs. Warren Lawrence passed away at the hospital in Plymouth on Wednesday of last week, after she had undergone an operation for internal cancer, with which she had been afficted for several years. Sophie Oelhoff was born October 28, 1858, in Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany, and came to America at the age of five years with her parents, who settled on a farm on the Ucker Road in the town of Schleswig. She was married in 1878 to Warren Lawrence, and the couple made their home on a farm in the town of Eaton. Later they operated a cheese factory for 18 years, after which they took over the farm of Mr. Lawrence's parents on Ucker Road. For the past 21 years they lived in Kiel. The deceased reached the age of 63 years, 7 months, and 16 days. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mrs. John Mattes of Collins, Mrs. Herman Voelker of Kiel, and Mrs. Otto Rabe of Eaton, 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one sister, Mrs. Rud. Hungsberg in the town of Schleswig. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon, with interment in the Ucker Road cemetery. Rev. Rech officiated. - 1922


WARREN LAWRENCE Former Kiel Man Passes Away; Plan Rites at Collins Kiel – Warren Lawrence, 73, father of Mrs. Herman Voelker of Kiel, and who was well known in this community, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. John Mattes at Collins, Wis., Thursday at 11 a.m. following an attack of pneumonia. Mr. Lawrence was born on a farm at Hayton on September 1, 1857, where he grew to manhood. On December 17, 1879 he was married to Miss Sophie Oelhoff of Town Schleswig. The couple located on a farm at that place until 1901, when they sold the property and moved to Kiel. They lived at Kiel 21 years. Mrs. Lawrence preceded her husband in death in 1922. For the past nine years Mr. Lawrence made his home with his daughter at Collins. He is suvived by three children, four of his children having preceded him in death. They are Mrs. Herman Voelker of Kiel; Mrs. John Mattes of Collins and Mrs. Otto Rabe of Town Schleswig; one brother, Seldon Lawrence of Kiel; fifteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The body was taken to Kiel on Thursday afternoon to the C. J. Meiselwitz undertaking parlors. On Sunday morning it will be removed to the Mattes home in Collins. Funeral rites will be held there at 1:30 p.m. Monday and at 2 o’clock at Ev. Reformed church there. Rev. Paul Casper will officiate and interment will be in the Ucker road cemetery, six miles southeast of Kiel. The Sheboygan Press – Saturday, January 24, 1931 – P. 2


NORA LENZ Mrs. Herbert Lenz, 68, route 1, Newton, died early Friday at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, following a lengthy illness. The former Nora Paul was born in the Town of Meeme on June 5, 1908, a daughter of William and Bertha Rades Paul. She attended Woodland Schools in the Town of Meeme. On December 26, 1925 she was married to Mr. Lenz at Bethel United Church of Christ, town of Schleswig. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1975. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louis Corners and its Ladies Aid Association and the Woodland Center Homemakers Club. Survivors include her husband; a son, Robert, Route 1, Newton; four grandsons and two great grandsons; two brothers, Harry, Fond du Lac and William, Madison and three sisters, Mrs. Meta Boldt, Route 3, Manitowoc, Mrs. Ida Dehne, Newton and Mrs. Bruno Dahlman, Sheboygan. Funeral services were held Monday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial was in Ucker Cemetery, town of Schleswig. Kiel Tri-County Record – September 30, 1976 ******** (d. Sept. 24, 1976/age 68)


ROBERT E. LENZ Robert E. Lenz, age 71, of rural Kiel, died Monday evening, February 16, 1998, at Calumet Medical Center, Chilton. Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 19, 1998, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louis Corners. Rev. Ted Olsen will officiate, with burial at Uecker Cemetery, town of Schleswig. He was born May 23, 1926, in the town of Meeme, Manitowoc County, son of Herbert Lenz and the late Nora Paul Lenz. He attended Kiel and Valders area schools, and was a Navy Veteran of World War II. Bob married Marion Bonde June 11, 1949, in School Hill. He was self-employed in sales and founded Lenz Trucking. He enjoyed selling Christmas trees to many friends and relatives for 43 years. Bob was a charter member of the St. Nazianz American Legion Post and the Pigeon Lake Sportsman’s Club. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying sturgeon fishing. Survivors include his wife, four sons and two daughters-in-law, four grandchildren, his father and step-mother. He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 4 p.m. until the time of services. Christianson-Deja Funeral Home of Valders is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. —Herald Times Reporter, February 17, 1998, Manitowoc, Wis. (contributed by researcher/see contributors page)


ANNIE S. LUEDKE Mrs. August Luedke, 65, nee Anna Vietmeyer, died Wednesday evening at Milwaukee. A native of Kiel, Mrs. Luedke lived at Kiel until 1920, and since that time the family had made their home in Milwaukee. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Alvin (Constance) Janke, of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Rudolph (Evelyn) Biehn, of Racine; one son, Truman, of Milwaukee, and one grandchild. Mr. Luedke passed away in October, 1944. The body will be brought to Kiel, and funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Meiselwitz Funeral home there. The Rev. E. L. Worthman will conduct the services, and burial will be in the Ucker Road cemetery. ******* (d. Feb. 26, 1949/age 65/lot 16)


AUGUST F. LUEDKE August F. Luedke, former county resident, died Wednesday afternoon at his home in Milwaukee. He was a former resident of Schleswig and Kiel.He taught school and later was manager of the Kiel Mercantile association store in Kiel. Survivors are his wife, the former Annie Vietmeier, a son, Truman, and two daughters, Constance and Evelyn, all of Milwaukee.The body will be brought to Kiel and the funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Meiselwitz funeral home. No newspaper named, October 12, 1944 ******* (d. Oct. 11, 1944/age 67)


HEINRICH LUEDKE Henry Luedke birth: 23 September 1846 Germany death: 24 August 1905 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1905 Schleswig father: Aug. Luedke mother: Wilhelmina spouse: Gustina Schmidt Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


EDNA LUELLOFF Edna Lueloff (sic) birth: 10 May 1897 Kiel, Wis. death: 16 December 1898 Eaton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1898 Eaton father: Edward Lueloff mother: Emilia Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


JOHANN F. LUELLOFF On Friday at the home of his son Fred on the old family homestead in the Town Eaton, Mr. John Lulloff a long time resident of the town died of dropsy (edema). The deceased who was born in Germany reached the age of 82 years and leaves behind three sons and five daughters. His wife died six years ago. The burial took place on Monday at the Ucker Road Cemetery with Pastor Saewert of the Bethlehem Church officiating. No newspaper named [translated from German by N. Zimmermann]


LUDWIG LULLOFF "LOUIS" Louis Luellof(sic) was born in Glashagen, Pomerania, Germany, Oct. 24, 1823, and died July 25, 1895, aged 71 years 9 months and one day. When 28 years of age, he came with his parents to America and located in the town of Mosel, Sheboygan County, where he remained about three years. He was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Voss and removed to the town of Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., where he resided with but little interruption until his death. To them were born six children. They remained an unbroken family until his death. For the last few years Mr. and Mrs. Luellof lived temporarily with their daughter, Mrs. Ernatine Stark, in this city. On account of ill health he returned to his old home in Schleswig and died after a sickness of five months. He was a most patient sufferer and welcomed death. He longed for the rest which came to him and while we miss him here we hope to meet him again. His widow, six children—three boys and three girls—twenty-eight grandchildren and the entire neighborhood mourn his departure, for he was a loving parent, a cheerful friend and a sympathetic neighbor. His funeral services were conducted at his home by the Rev. Messrs. T. Schildknecht, of New Holstein and Rev. W. A. Arpke, of Chilton. A large concourse of people attended. Peace to his ashes! Chilton Times, August 3, 1895


ALLEN R. MATZNICK Allen R. Matznick, 35, of 17611 Matznick Road, Kiel, was pronounced dead at Holy Family Hospital in Manitowoc, Wednesday, after suffering a heart attack at his home. He was born May 2, 1949, in Sheboygan, a son of Ralph and Eldora Schnell Matznick. He graduated from Kiel High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army 1969-71. Following discharge from the army, he lived in the Town of Schleswig and was employed by Tecumseh Products of New Holstein. Later he formed a partnership with his brother operating a tavern in Marytown until 1980. (Survivors omitted for privacy) The funeral will be Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel. Cindy Munger, assistant to the pastor at St. Peter United Church of Christ in Kiel, will officiate. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery in the Town of Schleswig. ******** (d. June 27, 1984/age 35) (02 May 1949/27 Jun 1984/SSDI)


ELDORA MATZNICK Mrs. Ralph C, Matznick, 61, of R. 2, Kiel, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon at her home. Death was attributed to an apparent-heart attack. The former Eldora Schnell was born Aug. 30, 1908 in the Town of Schleswig, a daughter of the late Otto and Ida Voss Schnell. On Dec. 28, 1927, she married Ralph Matznick of the Town of Schleswig. The couple operated a farm in the township until retiring one year ago. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Two sons preceded her in death. Funeral Services will be held Monday, at 1:30 p.m. at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, with the Rev. John F. Baumann, pastor of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, officiating. Burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. June 11, 1970 ******** Mrs. Ralph C. Matznick, 61, of Rt. 2, Kiel, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon at her home. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel. The Rev. John F. Baumann will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Mrs. Matznick, nee Eldora Schnell was born Aug. 30, 1908, in Town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Otto and Ida Voss Schnell. She was married to Ralph Matznick Dec. 28, 1927, in Town of Schleswig. They operated a farm there until their retirement one year ago. Survivors include her husband; four sons, two daughters, a brother, Frederick, of rural Kiel, and 17 grandchildren. (Survivors edited for privacy) Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Sunday until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, June 12, 1970 ******** (d. June 15, 1970/age 61)


VERNON G. MATZNICK Infant Son Is Summoned Near Kiel Tuesday Kiel-Vernon Gustave, the three-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Matznick, residing ten miles northeast of Kiel, near School Hill, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, following attacks of convulsions. The infant was born on November 25, 1931. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Matznick and Otto Schnell of town of Schleswig; and his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Matznick of Potter, and another great-grandmother, Mrs. Johanna Voigt of Kiel. Mrs. Matznick was formerly Elnora Schnell of town of Schleswig. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the home with interment in the Ucker Road cemetery. The Rev. A. H. Hammann of the Bethlehem Reformed church of Schleswig will be in charge. Sheboygan Press, February 10, 1932 P. 2


EMMA MOG Mrs. Emma Mog, 82, of the Town of Plymouth, died at St. Nicholas Hospital Sunday afternoon where she was a patient for two weeks. The former Emma Fischer, she was born Feb. 18, 1893 in the Town of Rhine, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Fischer. On Nov. 24, 1921 she was married to William Retlich in the Town of Rhine. He died on Sept. 22, 1924. On Nov. 21, 1925 she was married to Clarence Mog. He died on July 14, 1969. Survivors are a daughter, Miss Barbara Retlich of the Town of Plymouth; a brother, Edgar Fischer of Vista, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Edwin Adermann of the Town of Plymouth. An infant daughter, sister and brother preceded her in death. Private funeral services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wittkopp Funeral Home, Plymouth. Mr. Carl Mc Nair of Germantown, pastor of the World Wide Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in the Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established in Mrs. Mog's name. Sheboygan Press, September 8, 1975 P. 2 ********* (Emma Mog/18 Feb 1893/Sep 1975/SSDI) (Emma (Retlich), Mrs. Clarence/d. Sept. 7, 1975/age 82)


WILHELMINA MUELLER Mrs. Wilhelmina Mueller, 98, former resident of the town of Schleswig, passed away Sunday evening at her home in Colby, Wis., where she had been making her home with a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Loos. Born November 10, 1851, in Germany, she came to the United States when two years old. In 1870 she was married to Frederick Voelker of the town of Schleswig and they resided in Rockville for many years. Mr. Voelker passed away in June of 1924. For a time she made her home with a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stoelting, in Kiel. In 1928 she was married to Ferdinand Mueller of Peshtigo and they resided there for 10 years. Mr. Mueller passed away in 1937 and she has since resided at Colby. Mrs. Mueller has 122 descendants, including five children, Mrs. Anna Loos of Colby, Mrs. Otto Stoelting of Kiel, William and August of Colby and Herman of Kiel, 21 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren and 34 great-great- grandchildren. One son and a sister preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at Colby Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening the body will be brought to Kiel and services will be held at the Meiselwitz Funeral home Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock, with the Rev. E. L. Worthman officiating. Burial will be made in the Ucker Road cemetery. The Sheboygan Press – Tuesday, August 1, 1950 – P. 11


AMALIE NINMER Mrs. Amalia Ninmer, 83, a former Town of Schleswig and Kiel resident, died Monday evening at Willowdale Nursing Home, New Holstein. The former Amelia Lemke, she was born Nov. 22, 1891, in Grossfelenhausen, Germany, a daughter of the late Frederick and Wilhelminia Olke Lemke. She came to the United States in 1922 and settled in Kenosha. On Oct. 5, 1923 she was married to Henry W. Ninmer at Exeland, Sawyer County. The couple resided there for three years, prior to moving to the Town of Schleswig where they operated a farm until their retirement. Her husband died March 14, 1968. She later moved to Kiel. Mrs. Ninmer was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kiel, and the Kiel Garden Club. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Johanna Ludwig of Kenosha and Mrs. Meta Schroeder of Berlin, Germany. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel. The Rev. C. L. Reiter, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Wednesday until the time of services. ******** (d. March 31, 1975/age 83)


BERTHA NINMER Mrs. Julius Ninmer, 88, ___ resident of the county, died Tuesday afternoon at the farm home in Schleswig. Born Bertha Sievert in the town in 1858 she was married to Mr. Ninmer in 1876 and they located on the present homestead now operated by her son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Ninmer, Mr. Ninmer died in 1935. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Herman Rabe?? of Charlestown and Mrs. George Brocker? of Eaton; three sons, William of New Holstein and Henry and George of Schleswig; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Meiselwitz funeral home, Kiel, with interment in the Acker (sic) road cemetery. The body may be viewed at the funeral home after Thursday noon. Manitowoc Herald Times, April 23, 1947 P. 2


CARL F. F. NINMER Called By Death. Carl F. F. Ninmer, one of the pioneers of the town of Schleswig, was called to his reward on Sunday afternoon. The deceased, who had been ill for some time, succumbed to heart failure. He was a native of Brandenburg, Germany, where he was born December 8, 1850. Mr. Ninmer came to America at the age of six years with his parents, and settled in Manitowoc county 45 years ago. He was married in 1877 to Marie Zorn, who survives him with one daughter, Mrs. Helen Dedering of Schleswig and one son, August, on the old homestead. Also two brothers, August and Julius, and four sisters, Mrs. August Luedke, Mrs. Aug. Sternbeck, and Mrs. Chr. Fischer of Kiel, and Miss Katie Ninmer of Chicago, and three granchildren survive him. The funeral will take place on Thursday afternoon, Rev. O. Saewert of Bethlehems church officiating. Interment will be in the cemetery on the Ucker road.


ELLA NINMER Mrs. Ella Ninmer, 82, Route 1, Kiel, died Monday morning at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, where she had been a patient the past ten days. The former Ella Wriedt, she was born December 4, 1897, in the Town of Schleswig, a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Radder Wriedt. She attended district school in the Town. On June 19, 1920, she and George Ninmer were married in Kiel. The couple lived on the Ninmer homestead farm in the Town of Schleswig, operating it until retiring in 1968. Mr. Ninmer died in 1975. Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Alvina Ninmer, Mrs. Martha Strassmann and Mrs. Viola Ninmer, all of rural Kiel, and Mrs. Esther Mangum of Hickory, North Carolina. (rest missing) (No newspaper named, no date)


GUSTAVE NINMER Gust. Ninmer Found Dying at New Holstein Gustave Ninmer, aged 51, who was found near death in a ditch beside highway 57, early Saturday morning near the Edward Hass farm in the town of New Holstein, by George Duecker and Fred Sieling of here, was taken to Dr. Krohn’s office in New Holstein, where he died shortly afterwards. The deceased, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Ninmer, residents of the town of Schleswig, was born on a farm in that township, on August 27, 1882, where he grew to manhood. As a youth Mr. Ninmer learned the blacksmith trade, which he followed his entire life. For many years he followed this trade in School Hill, a number of years he did blacksmith work for Manitowoc county, and since last October in New Holstein. He was married to Miss Josephine Wagner, of the town of Meeme, on November 28, 1909, and the couple resided in School Hill for many years. To this union two children were born, Earl and Arno, both of here. His wife passed away December 24, 1928. He entered into a second marriage in October, 1933, being united in marriage to Minnie Simon of Manitwoc, who passed away six weeks later. He is survived by his two sons, Earl and Arno of this city; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Ninmer of the town of Schleswig; three brothers, William of New Holstein, and Henry and George of Schleswig; and two sisters, Mrs. Herman Rabe of Charlestown and Mrs. George Brocker of the town of Eaton. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o’clock, at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel, with burial in the Ucker Road Cemetery in the town of Schleswig, beside his first wife. The Rev. E. L. Worthman was in charge of the services. Pallbearers were Edward and Henry Christel, Hugo Ruh, Herman Sievert, Andrew Zeiner and William Wollersheim. Three hymns were sung by Mrs. Athniel Raquet and Mrs. Harry Dawurske: “No Tears Up Yonder,” “He Knows the Way,” and ”Trust in Jesus.” Mrs. A. R. Griebenow accompanied at the piano. Relatives from New Holstein, Sheboygan, Eaton, Meggers, Kiel and Schleswig were present for the last rites. ******** (d. June 9, 1934/age 52/cremated)


HENRY WM. NINMER Henry W. Ninmer, 89, of Route 1, Kiel died Thursday afternoon at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton. Born June 8, 1878, in the Town of Schleswig, he was a son of the late Julius and Bertha Sievert Ninmer. He married Amelia Lemke of Exland (Sawyer County) October 5, 1923. The couple resided at Exland for three years before moving to a farm in the Town of Schleswig. Survivors besides his wife, are two sisters, Mrs. Herman Rabe of New Holstein, and Mrs. Ida Brocker, Route 1, Kiel; and a brother George, Route 1, Kiel. No newpaper named, March 21, 1968 ******* (d. March 14, 1968/age 89)


JOSEPHINE NINMER Mrs. Gustave Ninmer passed away Monday, December 24 at the Plymouth hospital where she has been operated upon for appendicitis on Sunday. Mrs. Ninmer, nee Josephina Wagner, was born in town Meeme, December 26, 1888 where she spent all of her younger life. On November 26, 1909 she was united in marriage to Gustave Ninmer and the couple settled in St. Nazianz where they operated a farm for two years. From here the couple moved to Hawk Island where they lived for about seven years after which they moved to Exeland, Wisconsin, where they lived only a year. Except for a short time when they lived in Kiel, she spent the remainder of her life near School Hill. No newspaper named, 1928 ******* (cremated)


JULIUS NINMER Julius Ninmer, Schleswig Pioneer, Is Called To Rest Kiel—Julius Ninmer, aged 83, pioneer resident of the town of Schleswig, passed away at his home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday after a long illness. Mr. Ninmer was born in Germany Nov. 14, 1852, and in 1856 came to this country with his parents who located in the town of Schleswig on a farm now owned by Harry Rabe. On Jan. 14, 1876, he was united in marriage to Bertha Sievert, also of the town of Schleswig and the couple have always resided on their present farm home. Seven children were born to the couple, two of whom preceded their father in death. Besides his wife, Mr. Ninmer is survived by three sons, William of the town of New Holstein, Henry of the town of Schleswig, and George on the homestead, two daughters, Mrs. George Brocker and Mrs. Herman Rabe of the town of Eaton; a brother, August of the town of Schleswig; three sisters, Mrs. Christian Fischer, Mrs. August Luedke and Mrs. Anna Sternbeck, all of Kiel, and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral Home here. Burial will be made in the Fischer cemetery on the Ucker road. The body can be viewed at the funeral home from Thursday afternoon until the time of services. Sheboygan Press, April 24, 1935 ******* (Note: His marriage is listed under Nimmer as that is how it was spelled on the marriage index)


MARIA NINMER Mrs. Mary Ninmer, 84 Mrs. Mary Ninmer passed away on Sunday evening at 8:45 o’clock at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Dedering in Rockville. Mrs. Ninmer was born in the town of Schleswig on December 12, 1858, as Miss Mary Zahnow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gottfried and Mary Zahnow. She was married to Carl Ninmer on June 17, 1876, and following their marriage they resided on a farm in the town of Schleswig until February 19, 1922, when Mr. Ninmer passed away. For eight years Mrs. Ninmer resided with her son, Herman Ninmer here, and for some time now has lived with her daughter in Rockville. She is survived by two children, a son, Herman of this city, and a daughter, Mrs. Frederick (Helena) Dedering of Rockville. Also three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Fred Mueller. Funeral services will be conducted this Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, and at 2 o’clock at the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed church. The Rev. E. L. Worthman will officiate at the last rites and burial will be made in the Ucker Road cemetery in the town of Schleswig. ******** Mrs. Mary Ninmer, 84, died Sunday night at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Dedering of Rockville, town of Schleswig. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. from the Meiselwitz funeral home in Kiel and at two o'clock from the St. Peter Evan. and Reformed church. Burial will be in Ucker Road cemetery in Schleswig. Mrs. Ninmer, nee Mary Zahnow, was born in 1858 and in 1876 was married to Charles Ninmer of Schleswig. He died in 1922 since which time Mrs. Ninmer has been residing with her daughter, Mrs. Dedering and her son, Herman. Survivors are a son, Herman, of Kiel; daughter, Mrs. Dedering of Rockville; sister, Mrs. Fred Mueller of Kiel. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, March 29, 1943 P.2


ALBERT PAUL Albert Paul Of Town Schleswig Dies Wednesday Kiel-Wis.-Albert Paul, aged 74, former resident of Schleswig township, passed away Wednesday afternoon at the home of his brother, Robert, at Curtiss, Wis., with whom he had made his home for the past three years. Deceased was born January 30, 1865, in Schleswig township, and is survived by two brothers, Robert of Curtiss and William of Crivitz, Wis., and one sister, Mrs. August Luelloff of Valders, Manitowoc county. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. next Monday at the Reformed church in Curtiss, after which the body will be brought to Kiel for burial in the Ucker road cemetery in Schleswig township. The Rev. August H. Hamann, pastor of the Reformed Bethlehem church, will officiate. Sheboygan Press, March 24, 1939 P. 2 ******** (d. March 22, 1939/age 48)


BERTHA (RADES) PAUL (d. 1932) Mrs. Paul Dies At Her Home Near School Hill, Wis. Kiel - Mrs. William Paul, aged 50, died at her home near School Hill Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock after an illness of several months. The deceased, who was formerly Miss Bertha Rades, was a daughter of the late William and Margaret Rades and was born on a farm in the town of Schleswig on August 26, 1882. On July 3, 1900 she was married to William Paul and the couple located on a farm in the town of Schleswig near School Hill where Mrs. Paul passed away. The survivors are her husband, nine children: Mrs. Roy Boldt, Valders; Mrs. Walter Dayne, Centerville; Mrs. Walter Meyer, Coleman; Erwin at home; Harry of Fond du Lac; Mrs. Herbert Lenz of Newton; and Miss Erla, Miss Verna and William at home; 12 grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Michael Grasser of Marinette and Mrs. Carl Koeser of School Hill, and one brother, William Rades of Steinthal, near Kiel. Two children died in infancy. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 1:30 at the family residence with burial at the Ucker Road cemetery in the family lot. The Rev. August H. Hammann, pastor of the Bethlehem Reformed church in the town of Schleswig, will officiate. The Sheboygan Press, November 18, 1932 - P. 2 ******* (d. Nov. 17, 1932/age 50)


BERTHA PAUL (d. 1966) Services Held Monday For Mrs. Bertha Paul Mrs. Bertha Paul, 82,of Kiel died Friday noon at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Sheboygan, where she had resided since December of 1963. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Town of Schleswig with the Rev. Carl Fried officiating. Burial was in the Ucker Road cemetery. She was born November 5, 1883 in the Town of Stockbridge, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Birkholz. She attended the town school and was confimed at Peace United Church of Christ, Potter. She was married November 25, 1902 to Louis Paul of the Town of Schleswig at Potter. The couple lived in the Town of Schleswig for several years before moving to a farm in the Town of Eaton, which they operated for 14 years prior to Mr. Paul's death in December of 1949. In May of 1951 Mrs. Paul moved to Kiel. She was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ in the Town of Schleswig. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Anton Lax, Kiel, and Mrs. Helmuth Gierke, Route 1, Kiel; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lena Schluchter, Stockbridge; and two brothers, Robert of Chilton and Fred Birkholz of Rainier, Oregon. Unknown Paper April 28, 1966 handwritten on the obituary


CHRISTIAN PAUL (d. 1904) Christian Paul birth: 30 January 1819 Germany death: 24 November 1904 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1904 Schleswig spouse: Anna Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


ELMA E.W. PAUL Last week the 13 month old daughter of Wm Paul, who lives on Ucker Road in Town Schleswig died of pneumonia. The small casket was buried at the Ucker Cemetery with Pastor Witte from Louis Corners officiating. No newspaper cited, 1913


ERWIN A. PAUL Erwin A. Paul, 71, of 1538 W. Washington Ave., Cleveland, died Wednesday evening at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, where he ahd been a patient the past three weeks. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ss. John and Peter Lutheran Church, Cleveland. The Rev. Henry Koch, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. Mr. Paul was born Dec. 31, 1903, in the Town of Meeme, son of the late William and Bertha Rades Paul. He attended Woodlawn School in the district. He married Erna Ott Nov. 28, 1945, in the Town of Liberty. He was a carpenter by trade and had worked for Frank Buschmann and Kenneth Schnell, retiring six years ago. He was a member of Ss. John and Peter Lutheran Church and former trustee of the church. He was a Manitowoc County deputy sheriff for 25 years. Survivors include his wife, a daughter (Survivor omitted for privacy.); two brothers, Harry, of Fond du Lac and William, of Madison; and four sisters, Mrs. Meta Boldt, of Rt. 3, Manitowoc, Mrs. Ida Dehne, of Newton, Mrs. Herbert Lenz, of rural Newton and Mrs. Bruno Dahlman, of Sheboygan. Four sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 3 p.m. Friday until 10:30 a.m. Saturday and at the church from noon until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Thursday, January 16, 1975 P.3


JOHANNA C. PAUL (d. 1898) Johanna C.W. Drehhorn Paul birth: 21 July 1830 Prussia, Germany death: 23 August 1898 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Schleswig, Wis. residence: 1898 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co. father: Drehhorn mother: Maria spouse: Christian Paul Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


LOUIS WM. PAUL Louis W. Paul, 75, died suddenly late Friday at his farm home in the town of Eaton. Born on his parents’ farm in the town of Schleswig in 1874, the deceased was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Paul. In 1902 he married the former Bertha Birkholtz, following which the couple lived in Potter for two years and then moved to an Eaton farm which they operated for 24 years. Surviving are the wife; two daughters, Mrs. Anton Lax of Kiel and Mrs. Alma Popp of Chilton; two brothers, Levi of Lena and William of School Hill; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Three sisters preceded him in death. No newspaper named, December 2, 1949


WILLIAM O. PAUL An 84-year-old former Town of Meeme farmer with 78 living descendants died Sunday afternoon. He is William O. Paul who is survived by eight children, 22 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren. He died at the home of a daughter and son-in-law at Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Boldt, where he had been living for the past three weeks. Born Dec. 4, 1872, in the Town of Schleswig, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Paul, he received his education at Ucker Road School. On July 3, 1900, he married the former Bertha Rades of the Town of Schleswig. He farmed in the Town of Meeme until 1944 and since then has made his home with his children. His wife died Nov. 17, 1932. The surviving children include five daughters, Mrs. Roy (Meta) Boldt and Mrs. Walter (Ida) Dehne, both of Newton, Mrs. Herbert (Nora) Lenz of St. Nazianz, Miss Erla Paul of Sheboygan, Mrs. Bruno (Verna) Dahlman of Kewaskum, and three sons, Erwin of Cleveland, Harry of Fond du Lac, and William Jr. of New Holstein. Two children died in infancy and a third child, Mrs. William (Emma) Meyers of Coleman, died in 1951. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters. He was a member of the Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church in Newton where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Emil Buehrer will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel from 2 p.m. Wednesday until 9:30 a.m. Thursday and then at the church from 11 a.m. The Sheboygan Press, Monday, January 28, 1957 - P. 10 ******** William O. Paul, 84, who lived a mile west of Newton on Rt. 3, Manitowoc, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Roy Boldt, where he had been staying the past three weeks. He had been in failing health for some time. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Salem Evangelical and Reformed church, Newton, the Rev. Emil Buehrer officiating. Burial will be in the Ucker Road cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Mr. Paul as born Dec. 4, 1872, in the Town of Schleswig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Paul. He received his education at the Ucker Road school and on July 2, 1900, married the former Bertha Rades of the Town of Schleswig. The couple operated a farm in the Town of Meeme. His wife died in 1932. In 1944 he gave up farming and since made his home with his children. He was a member of the Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church at Newton. He was the last surviving member of a family of nine. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Roy Boldt and Mrs. Walter Dehne of Newton, Mrs. Herbert Lenz of St. Nazians, Mrs. Bruno Dahlman of Kewauskum and Miss Erla Paul of Sheboygn; three sons, Edwin of Cleveland, Harry of Fond du Lac and William Jr., of New Holstein; 22 grandchildren and 48 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, two children who died in infancy, four brothers and four sisters. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 2 p.m. Wednesday until 9:30 a.m. Thursday when the body will be moved to the church where it will lie in state from 11 a.m. to the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, January 28, 1957 P.15 ****** (d. Jan. 27, 1957/age 84)


HELENA REICHERT Mrs. William Reichert, 92, of Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc, died Saturday at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First German Evangelical Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. N. W. Kock will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Mrs. Reichert, nee Helena Schulz, was born Sept. 23, 1876, in the Town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schulz. She was married to William Reichert April 5, 1898, in the Town of Schleswig, and the couple lived at Elkhart Lake and Kiel and after her husband died in 1938 she moved to Manitowoc. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Hilda Rieck, of Manitowoc, two grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 4 p.m. Tuesday until Wednesday noon and then at the church until time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, April 14, 1969 P. 9 ******* (b. 23 Sept. 1876/d. Apr. 1969/SSDI) (d. April 12, 1969/age 92)


WILLIAM REICHERT William Reichert of Kiel Dies After a Lengthy Illness Kiel, Wis. – (Special) – William Reichert, 67, well known Kiel resident, passed away Wednesday night at the family residence, 717 North Seventh street, Kiel, after an illness of more than a year. Deceased was born June 22, 1871, in town of Schleswig, the son of Jacob and Katherine Reichert. He attended the district school at Rockville and was married on February 5, 1898, to Miss Helena Schultz of town of Schleswig. After their marriage the couple resided at Elkhart Lake for about two years, moved to Kiel for two years and then lived on a farm in town of New Holstein for several years before moving back to Kiel where they lived since. He was employed at the Kiel Woodenware company for several years and for the past 29 years had been employed at the Stoelting Brothers company at Kiel. Survivors are his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Hilda Rick; two grandchildren, Ralph and Kathleen Rick; one brother, Jacob Rick of Kiel; one sister, Mrs. John Balz of Kiel. Three brothers, Philip, Theodore and Adam, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel and at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran church, Kiel. Burial will be made in the Ucker Road cemetery, town of Schleswig. Rev. Harold O. Grunwald will officiate. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Friday afternoon until the time of the services. The Sheboygan Press – Thursday, August 18, 1938 – P. 2


HERBERT REICHWALDT Herbert A. Reichwaldt, 83, of 410 East Main St., Plymouth, died Wednesday afternoon at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient five days. He was born June 17, 1889, in the Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc County, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reichwaldt. On Sept. 10, 1914, he married Vida Hungsberg in Schleswig. The couple lived and farmed in Schleswig for 29 years before moving to Plymouth. He was employed at Borden Foods Co. in Plymouth for a short time and at Capelle's Appliances, Plymouth, the past 27 years. Mr. Reichwaldt was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Schleswig. Survivors are his wife; a brother, Erwin and a sister Mrs. Paul Schreiber, both of Schleswig. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wittkopp Funeral Home, Plymouth. The Rev. Donald King, pastor of Bethlehem UCC will officiate, with burial in Ucker Road Cemetery, Schleswig. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday until time of services. Sheboygan Press, Feb. 3, 1972 P. 2 ******** (d. Feb. 2, 1972/age 82) (17 Jun 1889/Feb 1972/SSDI)


WILHELMINA RETLICH MRS. RETLICH, 65, DIES AT FARM HOME Mrs. Wilhelmina Retlich, 65, died Wednesday night at the farm home in the town of Schleswig, five miles northeast of Kiel. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 from the home with interment in the Ucker road cemetery. The deceased was a daughter of the late Michael and Wilhelmina Axel and was born in 1866 in Schleswig. In 1887 she was married to Ernest Retlich and the couple located on the Retlich homestead where they resided until the time of her death. Six children were born to this union of whom two died in their youth. Survivors are her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Hugo Lulloff of Collins, Mrs. George Lulloff of Sheboygan and Mrs. Arthur Ruh of Steinthal and a son Walter on the homestead. There are also 19 grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Engel of Chicago and Mrs. Amelia Steffen of San Francisco, Calif., and two brothers, William Axel of New Holstein and Fred Axel of Sheboygan. Manitowoc Herald Times, June 24, 1932 P. 2


WILLIAM RETLICH Schleswig Farmer Breaks neck by a fall in barn William Redlich(sic), a farmer residing in the town of Schleswig, a few miles northeast of Kiel, was fatally injured on Saturday afternoon. Mr. Redlich was unloading hay in his barn when the accident which resulted in his death occurred. He was standing on a beam, and in pulling on the swings to hoist the hay, he lost his balance and fell to the floor of the barn, twenty feet below. He landed on the back of his neck and lay inert on the floor while medical aid was summoned. After an examination by a physician, who found that two of the bones in the neck were broken. Mr. Redlich was taken to the Plymouth hospital, where he died Monday morning. He was conscious and able to talk until shortly before he passed away. Mr. Redlich was born in the town of Schleswig, October 28, 1889, where he grew to manhood. He was married November 24, 1921, to Emma Fischer and the couple located on the farm where they have since resided. The survivors are his widow, a daughter nearly two years old, his parents, one brother, Walter, and three sisters, Mrs. Art. Ruh, Mrs. Hugo Luelloff, and Mrs. Geo. Luelloff. The funeral will be held today, Thursday, at 2 p.m. from the late home, Rev. W. Kuether of Louis Corners officiating. Interment in the Ucker road cemetery.


CHRISTIAN F. SCHMIDT From Der Nord Westen, 25 Nov. 1909: Death from heart disease on Tuesday last week of Christian Schmidt at the residence of his grandson, August Luebke, who lives north of Kiel. The funeral was held Saturday.


RUDOLPH SCHMIDTKE Rudolph Schmiedtke(sic), 83, of 1024 Fremont St., Kiel, died Wednesday morning at the Park Lawn Nursing Home, Sheboygan where he had been a resident a month. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel. The Rev. Vernon E. Jaberg will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. He was born in Germany March 5, 1876, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schmiedtke. He came to America when he was eight years old. On March 2, 1902, he married the former Wilhelmina Spann of Schleswig. They farmed in the township and later moved to Kiel where they lived for the past 30 years. He was employed by the City of Kiel until his retirement 10 years ago. His wife died in August, 1939. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Erwin Weiskopf of Sheboygan; and a son, Oscar of Calumentville. He was preceded in death by a daughter. Friends may call at the fuenral home until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 25, 1959 P. 24


WILHELMINA SCHMIDTKE Mrs. Rudolph Schmidtke, 72, a resident of Kiel the past 14 years died Friday night at the home in that city following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Meiselwitz funeral home in Kiel with the Rev. E. L. Worthman officiating. Burial will be in the Uecker road cemetery. Mrs. Schmidtke, nee Wilhelmina Spann, was born in 1867 in the town of Schleswig. She was married to Mr. Schmidtke in 1901. Survivors are the widower; two daughters, Helen of Sheboygan and Hedwig of Kiel; a son, Oscar, at Kiel; and a brother, August, of Plymouth. Manitowoc Herald Times, August 19, 1939 p.4 ******* (d. Aug. 18, 1939/age 72)


HILDA SCHNELL Mrs. Fred O. Schnell, 59, of route 1, Kiel, died Saturday at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, following a lengthy illness. She was born April 5, 1913, in the Town of Wilson, daughter of the late James and Emma Mills Garbe. She attended district schools. On August 5, 1939, she was married to Mr. Schnell of the Town of Schleswig, Manitowoc county, in the Town of Wilson. They farmed in Schleswig. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by a brother. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel, with the Reverend Donald B. King, pastor of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Town of Schleswig, officiating. Burial was in Ucker Road Cemetery.


IDA SCHNELL Mrs. Ida Schnell of Kiel is Buried After Last Rites Plymouth – Mrs. Ida Schnell of Kiel, route 3, passed away at her home Tuesday after a lingering illness. The deceased was 48 years old. Mrs. Schnell was born in Town Schleswig, Manitowoc county, October 18, 1882, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Voss. She was married to Otto Schnell, who survives with two children, Fred at home and Eldora, now Mrs. Matzinck. Mrs. Schnell also leaves six sisters: Mrs. Emma Schnell, Mrs. Lizzie Karstead, Mrs. Helen Henning, Mrs. Minnie Ninner, Mrs. Amelia Lullof and Mrs. Anna Bratz. The funeral took place from the Schnell home, Kiel, route 1, at 1 p.m. today. The Sheboygan Press – Friday, February 7, 1930 – P. 4 ******** (d. Feb. 4, 1930/age 48)


OTTO SCHNELL Otto Schnell, aged 54, passed away at his farm home in the town of Schleswig on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock while resting in his chair, the cause of his death being a sudden heart attack. Although the deceased was in failing health for the past several months, his death was not expected so suddenly. The deceased, who was the son of Frederick and Flora Schnell was born on a farm in the town of Eaton on April 19, 1883. He was married to Miss Ida Voss of the town of Schleswig on December 2, 1903 and the couple located on their present farm home. Two children were born to the couple, a son Frederick at home, and a daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Eldora) Matznick of the town of Schleswig; two grandchildren, two brothers, William of Schleswig and and Adolph of Plymouth, and two sisters, Mrs. Edna Wetzel of Plymouth, and Mrs. Mollie Karstaedt of the town of Rhine also survive. His wife passed away on February 4, 1930. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon from the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral Home here at 1:30 o'clock, and at 2 o'clock services were held in the Bethlehem Reformed church in the town of Schleswig. The Rev. August H. Hammann officiated, and burial was made in the Ucker Road cemetery, in the town of Eaton. ******** (d. May 29, 1936/age 56)


WILHELMINE SCHNELL Wilhelmine Fohte Schnell birth: 13 September 1793 Eisbergen, Prussia, Europe death: 11 June 1898 Eaton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wis. residence: 1898 Eaton, Manitowoc Co., Wis. spouse: Friedrick Schnell Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


FRIEDERIKE REGINA SCHULZ CALLED BY DEATH. Death suddenly claimed Mrs. Friederike Regina Schulz on Monday morning at 6:30, heart failure being the cause of her demise after about one year’s illness. The deceased, nee Paul, who was making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Reichert in this city, was born in Bandelow, near Prenzlau, Pommerania, Germany, April 2nd 1839, and came to America in 1856 with her parents, who settled in the town of Schleswig. In 1860 she was married to Otto Schulz and the couple made their home on a farm in the town of Schleswig. Her husband died in 1875. She is survived by six children: two sons, Herman in Milwaukee and William in Kiel, and four daughters, Mrs. Friederike Sievert, Mrs. Emilie Spettel, Mrs. Louise Steinberg and Mrs. Wm. Reichert, all of Kiel. Also 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. The funeral will take place on Thursday afternoon at 1:30, from the Reichert home, with interment in the cemetery on the Ucker road, after services in the Louis Corners church, conducted by Rev. W. Kuether. - Oct. 1921


ALMA SIEVERT Mrs. Alma Sievert, 74, Town of Schleswig, widow of Edmund, died at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, Saturday, after a lengthy illness. The former Alma Brocker, she was born July 20, 1897 in the Town of Eaton, the daughter of the late Paul and Lena Kurtz Brocker. She attended district schools. On November 6, 1923, she was married to Mr. Sievert of the Town of Schleswig. The couple lived on the Sievert Homestead farm in Schleswig after marriage. He died in April, 1935. Survivors are two sisters, Miss Bertha Brocker and Mrs. William Koepp, both of Route 4, Chilton. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Meiselwitz Funeral home. The Reverend John F. Baumann, pastor of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ officiated. Burial was in Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig.


EDGAR F. SIEVERT From Manitowoc county death records: Edgar F. W. Sievert (v.16 p.576) Married Nov. 21, 1886-June 27, 1919 Son of Ludwig Sievert and Fredericka Schultz Laborer -born in Wisconsin Died from "sareonia of antrum, face and neck, 1 year 6 months" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


EDMUND SIEVERT Edmund Sievert of Town Schleswig Called To Rest Edmund H. Sievert, aged 36, passed away at his home in the town of Schleswig Sunday morning at 3 o'clock, after having been ill for the past eight years, and confined to his bed most of that time. The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Sievert, and was born in the town of Schleswig, July 19, 1898. On November 6, 1923, he was married to Miss Alma Brocker of the town of Eaton, and the couple located on the old Sievert homestead in the town of Schleswig, where they have resided up to the present time. Survivors are his wife, his aged mother, and one brother, George, also at home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the family residence in the town of Schleswig, and burial will take place in the Fischer cemetery on the Ucker road. Emil Meinardus of this city will be in charge of the funeral services. The Sheboygan Press - Monday, April 15, 1935 - P. 4 ******** From Manitowoc county death records: Edmund Sievert (v.29 p.358) Husband of Alma Brocker July 19, 1898-April 14, 1935 Son of Gustave Sievert and Mary Schmidt (both born Town of Schleswig) Born Town of Schleswig -farmer Died from "sclerosis of coed, 1920 -paralysis of respiration, April 13, 1935" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


EMMA M. SIEVERT 1st husband NEUMANN 2nd husband Mrs. George Neumann Dies After Operation Following a goiter operation at a Sheboygan hospital Friday, Mrs. Emma Neumann, nee Rades, died Saturday, at the age of 37 years and ten months. The deceased was born September 22, 1889, in the town of Schleswig. At the age of twelve, when her mother died, she began to keep house for her father, fulfilling her duties faithfully until 1907, when she married Edgar Sievert. The couple lived on the Ludwig Sievert farm in Schleswig, and later moved to Kiel, where they lived with Mr. Sievert’s parents. Her husband died June 27, 1919. Her father had passed away four weeks previous to her husband’s death. For 18 months, she was employed as a clerk in the Kiel Mercantile store, resigning in December, 1924, when she took a several months’ trip to California. She returned in February, 1925, and in April of that year was married to George W. Neumann, town of Rhine. She is survived, besides her husband, by one brother, William Rades, Eaton; three sisters, Mrs. Mich. Grasser, Marinette; Mrs. William Paul of near School Hill, and Mrs. Carl Koeser, near Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Sievert, parents of her first husband; an uncle, Frank Rades, near School Hill, and an aunt, Mrs. Henry Peters, of Black Creek. She is mourned for by numerous relatives and friends. Among her many friends, Mrs. Neumann was highly thought of for her happy disposition, and her readiness in helping others. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Rhine Zoar Reformed church, with burial in the Ucker Road cemetery. (She is buried with 1st husband Edgar Sievert)


FERDINAND SIEVERT Ferdinand Ludwig Sievert birth: 26 May 1831 Blankenburg, Germany death: 7 November 1900 Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Schleswig residence: 1900 Schleswig father: John Gottfried Sievert mother: Christina Dorothea spouse: Wilhelmine Henriette Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


FRIEDERIKE SIEVERT MRS. F. SIEVERT DIES ON MONDAY AFTER ILLNESS Mrs. Fredericka Sievert, aged 85, passed away late Monday afternoon at her home at 1020-7th st., after a long illness, and a light stroke suffered only recently. Until 10:30 o’clock Thursday morning the body could be veiwed at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, and from 11 to 2 o’clock Thursday at the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed church, at which time funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. L. Worthman. Burial took place in the Ucker Road cemetery. During the services a double quartette rendered the following selections: “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” and “0 Where Is the Haven of Rest?” The deceased was born in the town of Schleswig Feb. 27, 1861, the daughter of Otto and Fredericka Paul Schulz. She was married to Ludwig Sievert on Dec. 21, 1883, and they farmed in the town of Schleswig until 32 years ago when they moved to the present home. Her husband died Sept. 18, 1932, and two sons, William and Edgar, passed away on Nov. 11, 1932, and June 27, 1919, respectively. Survivors are a son, Herman, with whom she made her home; 5 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mrs. Henry Spettel and Mrs. Herman Steinberg of this city, and Mrs. Helena Reichert of Manitowoc. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Herman and William Schulz. ********* From Manitowoc county death records: Friedricka Sievert nee Schultz (v.39 p.430) Widow of Ludwig Sievert Feb. 27, 1861-June 24, 1946 Daughter of Otto Schultz and Friedericka Paul (both born Germany) Born Town of Schleswig Died from "apoplexy" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


GEORGE G. SIEVERT From Manitowoc county death records: George Sievert (v.43 p.27) Single Jan. 6, 1885-Nov. 19, 1949 Son of Gustave Sievert and Mary Schmidt Born Wisconsin -farmer Died from "coronary sclerosis -myocarditis" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


GUSTAV SIEVERT From Manitowoc county death records: Gustave Sievert (v.18 p.96) Married July 25, 1855-Aug. 18, 1920 The space for parents is left blank Farmer Died from "abdominal tumor -please locate tumor - located in epigastrimus -acute diarrhea" No place of burial is mentioned on record ******** Gustave Sievers (sic), an old and respected pioneer of the town of Schleswig, passed away last Wednesday after a lingering illness of some months. He was born in that town on July 26, 1855. The deceased is survived by his wife and two children and a sister, Mrs. Julius Ninmer. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon. Mr. Wm. H. Luehr of Manitowoc officiated. New Holstein Reporter, August 27, 1920


HENRIETTE SIEVERT From Manitowoc county death records: Henrietta Sievert nee Schulz (v.10 p.573) Widow Jan. 31, 1832-May 4, 1911 Born Germany In space for parents there is only "Schulz - Germany" Died from "suicide by hanging -poor health" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


LUDWIG SIEVERT Ludwig Sievert Dies On Sunday Long Illness Fatal To Aged Resident; Rites Are Held Sept. 21 Ludwig Sievert, aged 71, passed away at his home at 1020 Seventh street here Sunday morning at 9:15. He had been in poor health for the past year, and this summer had taken treatments at a hospital at Hudson, Wisconsin for six weeks. The deceased was born, in Uckelmerg, Germany, Sept. 12, 1861. At the age of 4 years he came to this country with his parents, locating on a farm in the town of Schleswig. On Dec. 21, 1883, he was united in marriage to Miss Frederika Schultz of Schleswig, the couple making their home on the homestead farm. From the time of his marriage until the family moved to Kiel in 1914, the deceased had managed four different farms, selling the last to his son William in the fall of 1914. Three sons were born to the couple, of whom one, Edgar, died June 27, 1913. Surviving are his wife, two sons, William of Kiel, Herman of the towa of Schleswig; five grandchildren; a brother, Fred, of Schwamkow, Wis.; and one sister, Mrs. Fred Bratz, of Stanley. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and at 2 o'clock at the St. Peter Reformed church. The service was conducted by the Rev. E. L. Worthman. Burial was in the Ucker road cemetery, six miles northeast of Kiel. Intimate friends of the deceased acted as pallbearers. They were: John Asmus, Herman Wessell, Albert Lueloff, Gustave Duecker, Joseph H. Klein, and Louie F. Steinberg. - 9-22-1932


MARIA SIEVERT M. Sievert Buried In Ucker Road Cemetery Monday Mrs. Marie Sievert, age 76, widow of the late Gustave Sievert, passed away at the family home in the town of Schleswig, 3-1/2 miles Northeast of Kiel, on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock following a lengthy illness. Deceased nee Miss Marie Schmidt, daughter of the late Christian and Ernestine Meyer Schmidt was born in Braudenburg, Uckermark, Germany on June 15, 1864. At the age of 3-1/2 years, she came to this country with her parents, and the family located in the town of Schleswig where they have always resided. She was married to Gustave Sievert on January 23, 1884, and located on their present homestead. Her husband preceded her in death in 1920, and a son Edmund died in 1935. Funeral services were held on Monday at 2 p. m. at the family residence with burial in the family lot in the Ucker Road cemetery in the Town of Schleswig. The Rev. A. George Schmid of New Holstein officiated at the services. Survivors are a son George and a daughter-in-law. - 1940 ********** From Manitowoc county death records: Marie Seivert nee Schmidt (v.33 p.679) Widow of Gustave Sievert Jan. 23, 1884-Nov. 7, 1940 [Birth date is likely wrong -was likely born in 1864] 76 years, 9 months and 14 days Daughter of Christian Schmidt and Ernestine Meyer (both born Germany) Born Germany Died from "cerebral hemorrhage, 1 week -repeated cerebral hemorrhage, since 1936" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


WILHELMINE SIEVERT Thursday evening at the home of her son Ludwig where she had been staying, Mrs. Wilhelmine Sievert died after suffering a stroke at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 17 days. The deceased was born in Germany and was a long time resident of Town Schleswig. Her husband died twenty four years ago. Four sons and two daughters survive her. The burial took place on Sunday afternoon at the Fischer Cemetery with Pastor Denninger officiating. Kiel Record – 1911 (Translated from German by Nancy Zimmermann) ******* From Manitowoc county death records: Wilhelmina Sievert (v.10 p.583) Widow Sept. 10, 1824-April 27, 1911 Born Germany In space for parents there is only the word "Berlin" Died from "endocarditis" Buried at Ucker Cemetery, Town of Schleswig


GOTFRIED SPANN (d. 1937) Funeral services were held this afternoon from the home in Eaton for Godfrey(sic) Spann, 75, lifelong resident of the county. He died Thursday night. Mr. Spann was born in Schleswig and lived on the old homestead until a year ago when he moved to a residence in Eaton on Highway 32. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Mary Spann, who made her home with him and Mrs. Rudolph Schmiediecke, Kiel, and a brother, August, Kiel. Mr. Spann never married. Manitowoc Herald Times, December 20, 1937 P. 2 ******* (d. Dec. 16, 1937)


GOTTFRIED SPANN, SR. (d. 1913) Obituary 1913 - Mr. Gottfried Spann Sr On Thursday night, Mr. Gottfried Spann Sr. died at the house of his son Gottfried on the Plankroad in the Town of Schleswig. He had been suffering from cancer of the face for many years. The deceased who had lived in the town for many years was born in Germany. He leaves behind his wife, two sons and two daughters. The burial was on Monday afternoon at the Ucker Cemetery and Pastor Hauser conducted the service.


MARY SPANN Miss Mary Spann, 74, lifelong resident of the county, died at the Holy Family hospital, where she had been a patient. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the farm home on Highway 32 in Eaton. Interment will be in the Uecker cemetery, near Kiel. Miss Spann, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gottfried Spann was born in Schleswig and always resided on the homestead farm in Eaton. Survivors are a brother, August, Eaton; sister, Mrs. Whilhelmina Schmidke, Kiel; three nephews and three nieces. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. Friday, September 9, 1938 P. 2 ********* Miss Mary Spann is Laid to Rest St. Nazianz, Wis. – Funeral services for Miss Mary Spann, who passed away Wednesday morning, September 7, at the age of 74, were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the home on Highway 32 in Eaton township with interment in Ucker cemetery in Schleswig township. Miss Spann was born January 26, 1864, in Schleswig township, and came to Eaton township three years ago. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Wilhelmina Schmidke of Kiel and a brother, August Spann of Eaton township. The Sheboygan Press – Monday, September 12, 1938 – P. 7 ******** (d. Sept. 7, 1938/age 74)


HERMAN STEINBERG Herman Steinberg Summoned Today After an Illness Kiel – Herman Steinberg, 77, of 1044 N. Fourth street, died early today at the Sheboygan Memorial hospital following a short illness. Born June 23, 1870, in the town of Herman, the deceased was the son of William and Augusta Krueger Steinberg. He was married to Miss Louise Schulz of the town of Schleswig at St. Peter’s Evangelical and Reformed church, Kiel, on Oct. 3, 1894. Mr. Steinberg was employed as a carpenter for several years and later operated a farm in the town of Schleswig where he owned and managed a threshing machine crew for 23 years. Since March, 1918, the couple made their home in Kiel where Mr. Steinberg was employed at the Lulloff and Sons Hardware company. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Oct. 3, 1944. Survivors include the widow; one daughter, Mrs. Gustave (Alma) Schuricht, Greenbush; nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. David Raquet, Town Schleswig. One daughter, Mrs. Carl C. Maurer, DePere, died in November, 1945, and two brothers and one sister also preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran church with the Rev. E. G. Behm, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the Ucker road cemetery in the town of Schleswig. The body will lie in state at the Meiselwitz Funeral home from Monday noon until 10 a.m. Tuesday and at the church from 11 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the services. The Sheboygan Press – Saturday, June 21, 1947 – P. 6


LOUISA STEINBERG Funeral Services for Mrs. Louise Steinberg, 94, former Kiel and DePere resident, who died Thursday at Sun Valley Nursing Home, Green Bay, will be at 2pm Saturday at Trinity Lutheran church, Kiel. The Rev. C.L. Reiter will officiate and burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. Mrs. Steinberg was born Dec. 7, 1872 in the Town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Otto and Fredericka Paul Schultz. She was married to Herman Steinberg Oct. 3, 1894, at Kiel and the couple resided on a farm in the Town of Schleswig until 1918 moving to Kiel. The couple observed its golden wedding anniversary in 1944 and Mr. Steinberg died in 1947. In 1954 Mrs. Steinberg moved to DePere to reside with a son in law, Carl Maurer, and for the past seven years had lived at the nursing home. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Alma Schuricht, of Sheboygan, a sister, Mrs. Helena Reichert, of Manitowoc, nine grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren. a daughter, a grandchild, a great grandchild, two sisters and two brothers preceded her in death. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, until 11am Saturday and at the church from noon until time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times March 10, 1967 p.11


ABRAHAM SY From Der Nord Westen, 27 Aug. 1896: (From the correspondent in Kiel, 25 Aug.) A. Sy, one of the oldest and best-known citizens of Town Schleswig, died last Thurs. He came to Town Schleswig with his family as early as 1854. He was 85.


FRED SY Fred Sy, 81, of the Town of Schleswig, died Tuesday evening after an illness of six weeks. He and a late brother operated a farm in the vicinity of Sy Lake. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, with the Rev. Vernon E. Jaberg officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery. Mr. Sy was born in the Town of Schleswig March 1, 1879, son of the late Gustav and Augusta Schultz Sy. He attended district schools in the township. Mr. Sy never married. Surviving are a brother, Edward, of Forest Grove, Ore., and a nephew. Two sisters and a brother preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday. (No newspaper named, 1960 handwritten on the obituary)


GUSTAV SY Gustave Sy Dies Tuesday At Memorial Hospital Gustave Sy, 80, died at Memorial hospital Tuesday morning. He had been a patient there for just a short time. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. today, Thursday, from the Meiselwitz Funeral Home with the Rev. Vernon Jaberg in charge. Mr. Sy never married and is survived by a sister and two brothers, Mrs. Fred Born, Sheboygan Falls; Fred on the home farm, and Ed of Grove, Oregon. - May 23, 1957


SOPHIA SY On Tuesday afternoon, in her home on Ucker Road, Mrs. Sophia Sy, born Ibe, wife of Mr. Gustav Sy, passed away after many years of illness of stomach problems that had kept her in bed for the last five weeks. The deceased was born on March 10, 1847 in Mecklenberg-Schwerin, Germany and emigrated in 1869 with her parents to America, and settled in the Town of Schleswig. In the same year she united with Johan Block in marriage, from which there were three children of which on preceded their mother in death. In the year 1887 her husband died and in 1895 she married for the second time to Mr. Gustav Sy, which marriage was childless. She reached the age of 65 years, 11 months and 1 day and leaves behind her husband, one son, August Block in Town of Chilton and one daughter Mrs. Wm. Doro who lives in Menasha and five step-children; namely Gustav and Fred at home, William and Edward in Oregon and Mrs. Bertha Born in the Town of Herman. Also a brother Carl Ibe in the Town of Schleswig and a sister Mrs. Louise Broecker in Graceville and also five grandchildren. The burial will take place on Friday afternoon at Fischer's Cemetery on Ucker Road. Kiel Record - no date 1913


WILLIAM SY William Sy, 72, lifelong resident of Schleswig, died early tody, following a lingering illness. He was born in 1874 and engaged in farming. His only survivor is a brother, Edward of Forest Grove, Ore. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Meiselwitz funeral home, Kiel, with interment in the Ucker road cemetery. The body may be viewed after Monday morning at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, May 18, 1946 P.2


GUSTAV THIEDEMANN Gustave (sic) Thiedemann, 91, retired farmer, died Sunday evening at the homestead farm now operated by his son and daughter in law, Mr. and Mrs. William Thiedemann, in Schleswig. He was born in Germany in 1859 and came to Wisconsin in 1886 locating at Sheboygan and Sheboygan Falls before settling on a farm in Schleswig in 1892. His wife died several years ago. Survivors are a son, William, of Schleswig; two stepsons, Martin Jonas of Park Falls, Wis., and Rudolph Shmitke of Kiel; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Meiselwitz funeral home, Kiel. The Rev. W. C. Koehler will officiate and burial will be in the Uecker Road cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after Tuesday noon. Manitowoc Herald Times, October 23, 1950 P. 12 ******* (d. Oct. 22, 1950/age 91)


METHA THIEDEMANN Mrs. William Thiedemann, 65, died at her Town of Schlewig, Manitowoc County, farm home Saturday afternoon. Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage following a stroke. The former Metha Sasse, she was born in Plymouth, Oct. 15, 1892, a daughter of the late Carl and Marie Kelch Sasse. Her marriage to Mr. Thiedemann took place in Milwaukee, July 15, 1914. The couple lived in Plymouth and later farmed in the Town of Rhine until moving to the Schleswig farm 27 years ago. Surviving are the husband; two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Dedering (Hertha), New Holstein, and Mrs. Eugene Johnson (Janet), Portland, Ore.; two sons, Alfred and Henry, Schleswig; and eight grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Homer Cruikshank, Milwaukee, and Mrs. John Magritz, Watertown. She was preceded in death by a son in infancy; a daughter, Mrs. Armin Dedering (Margaret), in 1954; three brothers, and one sister. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, with the Rev. Carl Fried, pastor of Bethlehem Evangelical and Reformed Church, Schleswig, officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery, Schleswig. Friends may call at the funeral home this evening and until the time of services Tuesday. The Sheboygan Press – Monday, November 25, 1957 – P. 14 ******** Funeral services for Mrs. William Thiedemann, age 65, of Schleswig township, who died on Saturday afternoon, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel. The Rev. Carl Fried, pastor of Bethlehem Ev. and Ref. Church in Town Schleswig, officiated. During the services Mrs. Merlin Ninmer accompanied Mrs. Walter Meiselwitz and Mrs. Myron Wriedt who sang “Abide With Me” and “Safe In The Arms of Jesus.” Burial took place in the Ucker Road Cemetery. Bearers were Walter Gierke, Roy Hammerschmidt, Otto Henning, Vernon Karstaedt, Arvin Kletzien and Alvin Rabe. The Sheboygan Press – Friday, November 29, 1957 – P. 8


FRIEDRICH VOELKER Called By Death Frederick(sic) Voelker, one of the old-time residents of the town of Schleswig, was called to his reward last Wednesday at this home in Rockville, death being due to dropsy. Mr. Voelker was born in Uckermark, Germany, Sept. 2, 1839. In 1866 he came to this country, settling in Manitowoc county, four years later. He was united in marriage to Wilhelmina Zahnow, who survives him; also six children, namely : Mrs. Wm. Loos and August Voelker of Colby, Mrs. Otto Stoelting and Herman Voelker of Kiel, William Voelker of Marshfield, and Fred. Voelker of Peshtigo. Two sisters also survive him, namely; Mrs. Daniel Hohn and Mrs. John Siebald of Sheboygan. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon, with burial in the Ucker road cemetery. Rev. W. Rech officiated. - 1924


ELMER ALFRED VOLAND Elmer A. Voland, 60, a Town of Schleswig farmer, died Sunday evening at the Toth Nursing Home, Chilton. He had been previously hospitalized at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, for a week. He was born March 29, 1905, in the Town of Schleswig, a son of the late Alfred and Mary Voland. He was married to Viola Dedering Nov. 6, 1926. The couple lived and farmed in the Town of Schleswig. Mr. Voland also was employed by the Reindl Hardware and Appliance Co., St. Nazianz, until his illness two years ago. He was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Kiel. His wife died last Feb. 2. Surviving are two daughters, a son, four grandsons; three sisters, Mrs. Walter Conrad, rural Elkhart Lake, Mrs. Howard Prahl, Kiel, and Mrs. Harry Klemme, Kiel. (Survivors edited for privacy) Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter’s UCC, Kiel. The Rev. Vernon E. Jaberg, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the Ucker Road Cemetery, Town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 3 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from noon until the time of services on Wednesday. The Sheboygan Press – Monday, February 21, 1966 – P. 16


VIOLA VOLAND Mrs. Elmer A. Voland, 60, of R. 2, Kiel, died after a brief illness Wednesday afternoon in Calumet Memorial Hospital at Chilton. She has been hospitalized one day. The former Viola Dedering, she was born in the Town of Schleswig, May 12, 1905, a daughter of the late Fred and Helen Ninmer Dedering. She attended Woodland Park School in Schleswig. Her marriage to Mr. Voland, also of Schleswig, took place Nov. 6, 1927. Following marriage the couple farmed in Schleswig until their retirement. Mrs. Voland was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Kiel. Surviving are her husband; a son, two daughters, and four grandsons. (Survivors edited for privacy) Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Peter’s Church, Kiel, with the Rev. Vernon E. Jaberg, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Ucker Road Cemetery, Schleswig. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel from 3 p.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Saturday and then at the church after noon. The Sheboygan Press – Thursday, February 3, 1966 – P. 10


GEORGE RICHARD YUNGER George R. Yunger, age 73, of 11030 Karstaedt Road, Kiel, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 9, 2005 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. He was born, Sept. 26, 1931 in Madison, son of the late John C. and Anna Mrdutt Yunger. After graduating from Madison West High School, George enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1951 to 1957. After basic training at Parris Island S.C., he fought in the Korean War. Returning from Korea he was stationed at Parris Island as a drill instructor, being honorably discharged in 1957. On Nov. 2, 1957, he married Arelen Schmahl at St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel. He was a member of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, where he served as a deacon, usher and was a member of the men's chorus. George was employed in the construction business earlier in his life and later was self-employed as a "jack of all trades," helping anyone who needed a hand. George enjoyed hunting, fishing, going out for breakfast and playing sheepshead with his family and friends. George loved a good joke and loved to tell and play a good joke on his many friends. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law: Norma Faber; two sisters and their husbands: Janet and George Bernstein; Ruth and Wally Lange; two brothers: Joseph Yunger; John and his wife, Reba Yunger; and one brother-in-law: Gilbert Schneider. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 12, 2005 at St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, with the Rev. Raymond C. Coombs officiating. Burial will take place in Ucker Cemetery, town of Schleswig. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 Sixth St., Kiel, on Thursday evening, Aug. 11, 2005 from 4 until 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial has been established for the American Lung Association. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 10, 2005