FOREST VIEW OBITUARIES

ARNO SCHUETTE Arno F. Schuette, 46, well known Two Rivers bowler, who made his home at the Samuel Skrivanie residence, 2005 Madison street, Two Rivers, died Wednesday afternoon at the Two Rivers Municipal hospital. He suffered a severe heart attack last August. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Klein and Stangel, Inc., funeral home, Two Rivers, with burial in Forest View cemetery. The body may be viewed at the funeral home. Born in Sheboygan in 1899, Mr. Schuette was the son of Julius and Clara Wilke Schuette, both of whom have preceded their son in death. He attended school in Sheboygan and came to Two Rivers 21 years ago to work for 17 years at the plant of the Eggers Veneer and Plywood company. He later worked at the Hamilton Manufacturing company and the Manitowoc Shipbuilding company for a year during the war. He returned to Hamiltons where he was employed until illness forced his retirement. He was a member of the Manitowoc aerie of Eagles. There are no known relatives surviving. Manitowoc Herald Times, June 6, 1946 P. 2

RALPH F. SCHULTZ Ralph F. Schultz, 56, veteran of World War I, died Thursday afternoon at his home in the town of Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran church, Two Rivers, with interment in Forest View cemetery. The body may be viewed at the Klein and Stangel Inc. funeral home, Two Rivers, until 10 a.m. Monday when it will be moved to the church. Mr. Schultz was born in Two Rivers in 1890 and when a young man moved to Racine where he was employed as a tire finisher. In later years he had been a bulk old (sic) salesman for the Boehringer company at Two Rivers. In 1917 he entered the service of World War I and served in the infantry at Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Mich., and later in camps at Jacksonville, Fla., and Augusta, Ga. He was a member of the Burns post, American Legion. Ten years ago he purchased his late father's farm, three miles north of Two Rivers, east of Highway 42, where the family resides. In 1917 he married Miss Lillian Stoer who survives him with a son, Howard Schultz, on the farm home. He also leaves his 88-year-old mother, who makes her home with one of his two sisters, Mrs. John Schuette in this city. The other is Mrs. Walter Berg, also of Manitowoc. There are two brothers, John and George Schultz of Manitowoc, and one grandson, (private). Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, May 31, 1947 P.2


LILLIAN SCHULTZ Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Schultz, 81, of Rt. 3, Two Rivers, who died Friday afternoon at home, were at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Richard Weber officiated and burial was in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Schultz, nee Lillian Stoer, was born July 3, 1892, at Two Rivers, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Goedjen Stoer. She was married to Ralph Schultz in 1917 at Two Rivers. He preceded her in death in 1947. Survivors include a son, Howard C. Schultz, of Rt. 3, Two Rivers; a sister, Mrs. Mable Schmoock, of Two Rivers; a brother, Walter Stoer, of Rt. 1, Two Rivers; four grandchildren and a great grandchild. Preceding her in death was a son, daughter, five sisters and two brothers. Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, was in charge of arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Monday, August 27, 1973


MARIE SCHULTZ Mrs. William Schultz, 78, died late Friday afternoon at the home, 1608 17th street, Two Rivers, after a two weeks illness. She had been in good health until two weeks ago. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock from the Beduhn funeral home and at 2 from Emanuel Evangelical church in Two Rivers. The Rev. F.D. Schlueter will officate and burial will be in Forest View cemetery. Mrs. Schultz, nee Marie Sager, was born in Granichen, Switzerland on Sept. 1, 1859. She came to America in 1879 and lived in New York. Not long after that she went back to Switzerland for five years and then returned to America. From New York she went to Sheboygan. On February 15, 1892 she was married in Sheboygan to William Schultz of Two Rivers. The couple lived in Sheboygan until 1903, and then came to Two Rivers. Mr. Schultz died five months ago, in his 89th year. Mrs. Schultz was a member of the Evangelical church all her life and was active in church affairs. She was a member of the Ladies Aid society of the church. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Martha Gensman and the Misses Flora and Louise Schultz of Two Rivers; two brothers, Adolph and John of Sheboygan; and one sister, Pauline, in Switzerland. Her brother Adolph had visited her the day before her death, after he returned from a trip to the old home in Switzerland. The body may be viewed at the Beduhn funeral home tonight and up to the time of the funeral services Monday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, August 27, 1938 P.4


WILLIAM SCHULTZ William J. Schultz, 88, one of the oldest residents of Two Rivers, died this morning after a seven weeks illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Beduhn funeral home at Two Rivers and at 2 o'clock from the Emanuel Evangelical church, with the Rev. F.E. Schlueter officiating. Interment will be in Forest View. With the exception of 11 years spent in Sheboygan, Mr. Schultz spent his entire life at Two Rivers. Mr. Schultz for many years was a teamster for the Mann Brothers and later for the Two Rivers Woodenware company. Survivors are the widow, who is 78 years of age and in good health; three daughters, Mrs. Martha Gensman, Two Rivers, and the Misses Flora and Louise at home; two brothers, John and Charles, Manitowoc; and two sisters, Mrs. Peter Barta, Two creeks and Miss Minnie Schultz, Appleton. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, March 17, 1938 P.2


RICHARD P. SCHUMAN Funeral services for Richard P. Schuman, 20, of 1800 Adams St., Two Rivers, who died early in June, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Richard Schuman was born Aug. 7, 1952, at Manitowoc, son of Frederick and Evelyn Schinderle Schuman. He was an employe of Paragon Electric Co., Inc., Two Rivers, and was a member of the Mishicot Sportsman's Club and the West Shore Sportsman's Club. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Sunday and at the church after 11 a.m. Monday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 23, 1972 ********* Funeral services for Richard P. Schuman, 20, of 1800 Adams St., Two Rivers, who died earlier in the month, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, He was born August 7, 1951 at Manitowoc. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel, Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Sunday and after 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 24, 1972 (NOTE: This is a correction for the birth year and the service times)


JOSEPHINE SCHWAHERT Mrs. Raymond (Josephine) Schwahert, 48, of 1014-27th St., Two Rivers, died Sunday afternoon at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. William Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Schwahert was born Josephine Marek April 29, 1923, at Manitowoc, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Moutvitka Marek. She was married to Raymond Schwahert July 8, 1944, at Manitowoc. They lived at Manitowoc for several years and then operated a resort at Tomahawk for 11 years. They returned to Two Rivers in 1959. She was a beautician at Beautifair Salon, Two Rivers, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, a son, (Survivor omitted for privacy.); a sister, Mrs. Helen Hearley of Two Rivers and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial services by the VFW Auxiliary will be at 7:30 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times, June 28, 1971


BABY BOY SHAMBEAU Graveside services at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers, at 10 a.m. Saturday were for the infant son of Russell Jr., and Bonnie Kubsch Shambeau of Rt. 1, Two Rivers, stillborn at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital Friday. The Rev. Paul Schumacher officiated. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, was in charge. Manitowoc Hearld Times, August 28, 1971


FRANK P. SHEKOSKY Frank Peter Shekosky, 45, one of the leaders in American Legion and 40 et 8 activities at Two Rivers, died at 8 p.m. yesterday at the Municipal hospital at Two Rivers. He had been ill for a month after suffering a stroke. A full military funeral will be conducted by the Robert Burns post of the American Legion, of which he was a charter member, Friday at 2 p.m. at the Beduhn funeral home. The Rev. Joseph Gabryszek of Sacred Heart church will read the service. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery. He was a charter member of the Manitowoc county volture, No. 1130, of the 40 et 8. He held several positions in the Legion post during the past 21 years and had always been a member of the post drill team. At the time of his death he was in charge of the printing department at the Hamilton plant. His employment at the plant dates back 30 years. He was born at Two Rivers July 2, 1895. He was mustered into service in the army Oct. 22, 1918 and served until Dec. 18 of the same year when he was honorably discharged. He was a private in Battery A, Ninth T.M. Battalion stationed at Camp Dodge, Ia. In 1918 Shekosky married Miss Elsie Werth. She survives with one daughter, Bernice, at home; his father, Joseph Shekosky of Manitowoc; one brother, Andrew of St. Paul, Minn.; and two sisters, Mrs. Alec Pliest of Two Rivers and Mrs. Charles Cope of Omro, Wis. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, August 14, 1940 P.2


ANTON SHIMULUNAS Anton Shimulunas, 79, of 2009 Washington St., Two Rivers, retired longtime operator of the Enterprise Plating Works, Monroe Street, until his retirement in 1963 and a veteran of World War I, died Tuesday morning at Manitowoc Couty Hospital where he had been a patient a week. He had been in failing health for several months. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Klein and Stangel Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. Karl F. Koch officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr.Shimulunas was born Dec. 24, 1887, in a Lithuanian area at Kasmele, Russia, son of the late Anton and Antonia Martintus Shimulunas. He immigrated to this country in 1911, coming to Two Rivers, where he learned the plating trade at the old Two Rivers Plating Works on 14th Street, south side, operated by the late Henry Mixa. After serving in the Army in World War I, he returned to Two Rivers and with his late father-in-law, Frank Neiner, of the Town of Two Rivers, founded the Enterprise Plating Works, since 1963 operated by his son, George. Mr. Shimulunas was a member of Two Rivers Lodge No. 66, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Robert E. Burns Post No. 165, American Legion. Besides his wife, the former Amanda Neiner, whom he married at Two Rivers April 24, 1920, he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Bernice) Wilkinson of Azusa, Calif., Mrs. Arthur (Doris) Vogel of Two Rivers and Mrs. George (Shirley) Anderson of Covina, Calif.; two other sons, Clarence of Two Rivers and Arthur of Hyattsville, Md., and 22 grandchildren. A son, LeRoy, a member of the state champion Washington High School basketball team of 1941, was killed in action in World War II. Friends may call at the funeral home where memorial services will be conducted by the Robert E. Burns Post at 7:30 o'clock this Wednesday evening. Manitowoc Herald Times, February 22, 1967 P. 17 ******* (24 Dec 1887/Feb 1967/SSDI)


LE ROY SHIMULUNAS Shimulunas Died in Burma, Parents Told War Department Says Local Glider Pilot Was Ambushed By Japs Flight Officer, Le Roy Shimulunas, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Shimulunas, 2009 Jefferson street, city, missing in action in the China-Burma-India theater since March 6, 1944, has been officially declared dead in a letter from the war department received by his parents here today. Killed By Japs According to the message Flight Officer Shimulunas, pilot of a troop- carrying glider, on a mission over Burma on March 5, 1944, landed his craft safely during an emergency the same night. Then, in company with British troops who were passengers in the plane, started a march to Indaw, Burma. The following day the party was ambushed by a group of Japanese soldiers, and Shimulunas was one of those killed in the ensuing machine gun skirmish. The last letter from the local flyer to his parents was dated in February, 1944. There has been no word from him since. Plans are being made to conduct memorial services at the St. John's Lutheran church here in the near future. A graduate of Washington high school where he was an outstanding athlete, on June 6, 1941. Shimulunas enlisted in the army at Green Bay ten days later. He received his recruit training at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and was commissioned a flight officer at the South Plains Army Flying school, Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 4, 1943. He left for duty in the Pacific theater in November, 1943. On Championship Team Shimulunas gained his greatest fame in high school athletics as a regular guard on the state championship team of 1940 under Ed Hall, former Raider coach. He took part in basketball for four years at Washington high and played football during his first three years. A member of the high school band, he was the president of the organization in his senior year. He was also a member of the senior class executive board, and was recognized by his teachers and classmates as a "fine, clean-cut boy." He was engaged to wed Miss Lorraine Shedivy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shedivy, 1714 Lincoln street, city. Brother, Sister in Service Surviving, in addition to the parents, are three brothers and three sisters. Two Rivers Reporter, Monday, February 4, 1946


EMILEA SIEWERT Mrs. Emil Siewert, 67, of 1404-20th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday afternoon at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. She had been ill since February. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, the Rev. T.F. Stern officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Siewert, nee Emilie (sic) Schacht, was born Nov. 25, 1893, in Poland, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Schacht. She was married Aug. 10, 1919, in Germany to Emil Siewert. In 1921 the couple immigrated to this country, settling at Gillett, Wis. Two years later the family moved to Two Rivers. Besides her husband she leaves a son, Siegsmunt, of Two Rivers, and seven grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, July 10, 1961 P. 9


ANN SILBERSACK Mrs. Roland Silbersack, 61, of Rt. 2, Two Rivers, died early Friday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers. The Rev. Vernon Hauser will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Silbersack, nee Ann Wagner, was born Feb. 27, 1911, in the Town of Kossuth, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Frye Wagner. She was graduated from Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, and for many years operated a tavern at Shoto with her husband, until their retirement three years ago. Survivors include her husband, Roland, to whom she was married April 23, 1930; two brothers, Joseph Kazda, of Rt. 2, Manitowoc, and Tony Kazda, of Green Bay; a sister, Mrs. Mary Mraz, of Two Rivers; a daughter-in-law (Survivor omitted for privacy.) and three grandchildren. Two sons preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Manitowoc Herald Times, March 31, 1972 ******* (27 Feb 1911/Mar 1972/SSDI)


ROLAND SILBERSACK Roland Silbersack, 64, of Rt. 2, Two Rivers, died Wednesday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels and 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will officiate with burial in Forest view Cmetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Silbersack was born April 25, 1910, in the Town of Two Rivers, son of the late George and Mary Kronforst Silbersack. He attended rural school and St. Luke School of Two Rivers. He married Ann Wagner April 23, 1930. He worked for Mirro Aluminum Co., Two Rivers, for a number of years before taking over operation of a tavern at Shoto which he operated until four years ago when he retired. He was a member of Shoto Volunteer Fire Department, Shoto Conservation Club. Mrs. Silbersck preceded him in death in March of 1972. Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert (June) Krause, of Manitowoc and three grandchildren. Two sons, a brother and two sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, where a memorial service will be at 8 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, Thursday, February 20, 1975 P. 21 ******* (25 Apr 1910/Feb 1975/SSDI)


FLORA SIMONIS Funeral services for Mrs. Albert J. Simonis, 76, a former Two Rivers resident who died in Milwaukee Monday morning, will be held at the Beduhn, Deja and Martin Funeral Home, Inc., Two Rivers, at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Richard Wichlei will officiate, and interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Simonis, the former Flora Lindstedt, was born in the town of Mishicot in 1876. A daughter of the late Julius and Emma Schmidt Lindstedt, she lived in Two Rivers as a young woman. She later went to Chicago and Manitowoc. At Manitowoc, in 1896, she was married to Albert J. Simonis of Two Rivers. The couple lived in Two Rivers until 1917, when they moved to Milwaukee. They returned to Two Rivers in 1920. After 18 years, they removed to Milwaukee again where they lived at 1801 E. Jarvis St. She leaves her husband; two daughters, Miss Ethel Simonis of Two Rivers and Miss. Beatrice Simonis, who is director of the nursing service at Gorgas Hospital in the Panama Canal Zone, and a sister, Mrs. Leona Frankel of New York City. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. Wednesday until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, February 19, 1952 P. 2


DALE M. SKARVODA TWO RIVERS YOUTHS DIE IN CREASH Skarvoda, Bonk Accident Victims Vehicle, Out of Control, Rams Into Tree on Sandy Bay Road TWO RIVERS-A Washington High School senior and his youthful companion were killed instantly early Thursday when their sedan smashed into a tree on the Sandy Bay Road, one mile north of here. The dead were: Dale M. Skarvoda, 17, of 1901 29th St., Two Rivers, driver of the vehicle. Richard W. Bonk, 17, of 1008 24th St., Two Rivers, his passenger. From tire marks at the scene and information received from a motorist traveling ahead of the youths, county Traffic Officers William Falvey and Paul Schroeder reconstructed the accident as follows: The 1949 model Skarvoda car, owned by Dale's father, Fred Skarvoda, was traveling south on the macadam road at approximately 12:30 a.m. For some unexplained reason, the car swerved out of control and veered onto the shoulder to the left. The car then swung back onto the road and skidded to the right shoulder. Bounced on Shoulder It bounced along the shoulder, traversed a ditch, crossed a driveway leading to the home of Joseph Stefaniak and crashed into the tree, which was about 10 feet off the road. Skid marks were visible for about 500 feet. The right front fender of the auto struck the tree. A swath the width of the stout tree was cut though the fender and motor. The roof of the car, just above the windshield, was pounded into a semi-circular shape by the force of the crash. Glass of the windshield was broken into countless small pieces. (snip) Officers Falvey and Schroeder reported the driver of the car ahead of Skarvoda' said he was traveling about 45 miles an hour when he noticed the sedan rapidly approaching from the rear. When he heard the crash, he stopped, rushed to the Stefaniak home and telephoned authorities. (snip/traffic stats) Funeral services for the Skarvoda youth will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. W.G. Haase officating(sic). Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery. To Graduate June 11 Dale was born in Two Rivers in 1934, a son and only child of Fred and Anna Heyroth Skarvoda. He attended Washignton Grade School from which he entered Washington Junior and Senior High School and was to graduate June 11. For the past year he was a part time employe of the Yauger Fish Market and had planned to take permanent employment with the firm after his graduation. Friends may call at the Beduhn, Deja & Martin Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 2 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday when the casket will be removed to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, May 29, 1952 P.1


HATTIE M. SKIFSTROM Mrs. Hattie Skifstrom, 77, of 1110 16th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, where she was a patient for six days. Funeral services will be at 11am Tuesday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Skifstrom, nee Hattie Frosch, was born Oct. 10, 1891 at Manitowoc, a daughter of the late Henry and Augusta Maas Frosch. She was married in 1909 at Manitowoc to Charles Skifstrom. He preceded her in death 20 years ago. Since the death of her husband, she had made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Charles Fencil at Two Rivers. For a number of years until her retirement, she was an employe of the Hamilton Mfg. Co. Besides her daughter, she leaves a sister, Mrs. Mamie Laese and a brother, Elmer Frosch, both of Cohasset, Minn., two grand- children and two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, February 24, 1969, Two Rivers Reporter, p. T-7 ******** (10 Oct 1891/Feb 1969/SSDI)


HARRY V. SLATER Harry V. Slater, 86, of 1823-29th St., Two Rivers, former manager of the security department of East Wisconsin Trustee Company, died early Wednesday morning, March 19, at Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels and 11 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Richard Bidwell will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Slater was born July 6, 1893, at Fonda, Iowa, son of the late Jesse and Mathilda Bruhn Slater, As a child he moved with his family to Stockbridge where he attended grade school and local high school. In the fall of 1910 he taught school at Brothertown for two years, then enrolled in Oshkosh State Teachers College, graduating in 1913. The following year he was principal of high school at Phillips, Wis., and the next year was superintendent of schools at Fifield, Wis. In 1917 he entered the United States Armed Forces and following his army service entered the security business. In 1942 he was employed with the State Banking Department until becoming manager of the security department at East Wisconsin Trustee Company in 1944. He married Erna Kopischke May 15, 1943, at Two Rivers. Mr. Slater was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church and American Legion Robert E. Burns Post No. 165; past exalted ruler of Oshkosh Masonic Lodge No. 292; past president of Winnebago Land Shrine Club of which he was the fourth president of the first Shrine Club in North America and past president of Two Rivers-Manitowoc Shrine Club. He was a 50 year member of all Masonic Bodies and regional ambassador emeritus. Survivors include his wife and two nephews, Allan Anderson of Atlanta, Ga., and George Anderson of Manitowoc. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church building fund or Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children. Herald Times Reporter, March 19, 1980 P.3 ******* (6 July 1893/Mar. 1980/SSDI)


GEORGE F. SMITH George F. Smith, 29, of 2202 Jackson St., Two Rivers, who had been an aid at Park Lawn Home, Manitowoc, for a year up to his illness two years ago, died at Manitowoc Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services will be at 1:15 p.m Saturday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 2 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church, Manitowoc, the Rev. O.J. Hanson officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Smith was born June 22, 1934, at Milwaukee, son of George and Anna Biesterveld Smith. The family moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1951 and to Two Rivers three and a half years ago. He married the former Valeria Shoemaker in Texas in 1954. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) A brother preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. March 12, 1964 P. 14


THELMA H. MILLER SMITH ILL BUT 2 DAYS, YOUNG WIFE DIES TODAY After only a two day illness, Mrs. Clifford Smith, nee Thelma Miller, aged 28, passed away this morning at the home on Twenty-ninth street. The deceased had worked up until Tuesday at the Schroeder Bros. store where she was employed as a clerk. She was a native of this city, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Miller and was married three months ago to Clifford Smith who survives, with her parents and brothers and sisters. Burial will probably take place Monday afternoon. Pneumonia, that developed from a cold caused the sudden death of Mrs. Smith. Manitowoc Herald News, Friday, February 12, 1932 P. 13


MARVIN SONNTAG Marvin Sonntag, 75, of 1202 Green St., Manitowoc, died late Friday morning, March 14, at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels and 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Sonntag was born Nov. 19, 1904, at Two Rivers, son of the late Ernst and Emma Hering Sonntag. He attended Two Rivers schools. He married Mina Blesner, Sept. 1929, at Milwaukee. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last September. Survivors include a brother, Arthur of Two Rivers, nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday morning from 9 a.m. till the time of services at the Chapels. Herald Times Reporter, March 15, 1980 P.3 ******** (19 Nov 1904/Mar 1980/SSDI)


ANNA C. SOGGE Anna Catherine Sogge, Aged 19, Dies At Home, Parents, North of City Anna Catherine Sogge, nineteen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elert Sogge, residing on Route 7, north of the city, passed away last night, at the Holy Family hospital following an operation for intestinal trouble. The deceased has been ill about two weeks. The deceased was born at Kewaunee in 1908 and attended the Manitowoc High school graduating with the class of 1925. Besides her parents, one sister, Thelma and one brother, Ellis survive. Miss Sogge was a granddaughter of Capt. George Sogge, for years captain of the life saving station at Two Rivers. Burial will take place on Saturday at 1:30 from the home north of here and at two o’clock from the St. John’s Lutheran church at Two Rivers, Rev. Haase officiating. Interment will be at Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, February 15, 1928, Page 2


EDWIN A. SPECHT Edwin A. Specht, who served as a member of the 30/39?th Reg. 4th Division through their campaign in France, received his honorable discharge at Camp Grant and arrived at his home at Rockwood yesterday. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Specht. During his experience he suffered but one injury, a machine gun bullet striking him in the side. The hurt, while painful, was not serious. Manitowoc Herald News | Tuesday, April 08, 1919 | Page 2 ******** I think this following is also about Edwin even though it says H. WEARS BULLET THAT NEAR ‘GOT HIM’ AS A WATCH CHARM NOW Private H. Specht, son of Herman Specht, lately returned soldier from France, has one of the most interesting watch charms of any of the local contingent of soldiers who went over to do their bit on the European battlefrields. The charm consists of a partly split German Mauser bullet, but having most of its contour intact. The bullet was one which physicians removed from the abdomen of Specht after a particular hard engagement which Specht and his fellows fought just outside of the Argonne forest. (illegible)…No Man’s Land when he felt a sting and soon the front of his uniform was blood stained. He fainted and was carried to a field hospital where the wound was treated. The bullet was dug out from where it was imbedded in the flesh. Fortunately for the victim the bullet never entered deeply but tore a gash across the stomach, fully a half inch in width. The bullet had hit the ground first and ricocheted. When he recovered, nurses gave Specht the bullet which so nearly ended his career, as a souvenir, and he has had it mounted. It comprises a (illegible.) Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, April 15, 1919 Page 1 ******* [Edwin August Specht] (30 Mar 1896/Jul 1963/SSDI)


MARGARET SPECHT Mrs. Margaret Specht, 76, of 2227-14th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday morning at Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc, where she had been a resident a short time. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Karl F. Koch officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Specht, nee Margaret Greenwood, was born in the Town of Gibson, Dec. 12, 1894, a daughter of the late Henry and Augustine Roullier Greenwood. She was married Feb. 6, 1918, in the Town of Kossuth, to Edwin Specht. The family moved to Two Rivers in 1946 where Mr. Specht died July 2, 1963. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Neil (Sally) Kinsey of Fish Creek, Wis.; two sons, Raymond of Stevens Point, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and Milton Specht of Manitowoc; three sisters, Sister M. Carmella of Bay Settlement, Brown County, Mrs. Charles Fischer of Rt. 2, Manitowoc, and Mrs. Clara Bauknecht of Two Rivers; a brother, Henry L. Greenwood of Two Rivers, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel, Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 3 p.m. Monday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. July 3, 1971


BRIAN SPEVACEK Graveside burial servicers for the infant son of the Rev. and Mrs. Kirby Spevacek of Milwaukee, who was born and died Friday at Milwaukee, were at 2:30 p.m. Milwuakee, were at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Officiating was the Rev. Herbert Kesting of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Mishicot. Survivors include the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Spevacek of Rt. 1, Maribel. The Rev. and Mrs. Spevacek are temporary residents of Milwaukee while waiting to leave for their missionary assignment in Africa in early winter. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, October 1, 1968 P.5


GERALDINE SPEVACEK Geraldine Elaine Spevachek, three month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Spevachek of the town of Gibson, died yesterday at the home of pneumonia. She was born Nov. 2, 1946. Private funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Specht funeral home in Mishicot with burial in Forest View cemetery, Two Rivers. Survivors are the paretns, two brothers, Dennis and Kirby, at home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, February 1, 1947 P. 2


JOHN D. SPEVACEK Funeral services for John Spevacek, 80, of Rt. 1, Maribel, who died Sunday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc, were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Saur Funeral Home, Kellnersville. The Rev. Gervase Zanotti officiated and burial was in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Spevacek was born March 12, 1888, at Gibson, son of the late John and Marie Benda Spevacek. He married Anna Straka and settled on the homestead farm in the Town of Gibson. He farmed for 30 years retiring in 1940. The couple celebrated its 50th wedding anniversary in 1963. Survivors include his wife; a son, Stanley, of Rt. 1, Maribel; a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) Shimanek, of Manitowoc, a brother, Joseph, of Green Bay and four grandchildren. A brother and a sister preceded him in death. Manitowoc Herald Times Tuesday, August 27, 1968 (sent in by researcher/see contributors page) ******** [John Daniel Spevacek] (12 Mar 1888/Aug 1968/SSDI)


ANNA SPRINGER Funeral services for Mrs. Herman Springer, 68, mother of Mrs. Jack Markham and Mrs. Norman Paulus of Two Rivers, who died in a sanatorium in Superior Friday, were held this afternoon at the Klein and Stangel Inc., funeral home, Two Rivers. burial was in Forest View cemetery. Mrs. Springer was born in Germany in 1877 and was married at Algoma in 1898. Mr. Springer has resided with his daughter, Mrs. Markham, for several years. In addition to Mrs. Markham and Mrs. Paulus, there are two other daughters surviving, Mrs. Florence Alpert of Manitowoc and Mrs. Clarence Kornetsky of Brillion. there are three sons, Herman, Richard and Harry, all of Manitowoc, and ten grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, December 24, 1945 p.2 ******* REPORT OF THE COUNTY JUDGE ON TUBERCULAR PATIENTS TO THE HONORABLE CHAIRMAN AND BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF MANITOWOC COUNTY, WISCONSIN Gentlemen: In accordance with the duties which are provided for in the Statutes, I beg leave to submit my report of all proceedings and hearings relative to tubercular patients had and determined since the filing of my last report, January 1, 1936, up to and including the first day of January, 1937 Edward S. Schmitz, County Judge Annie Springer, resident of the City of Manitowoc. Committed to Maple Crest Sanatorium on the 10th day of November, 1936. Examining physician, Dr. R.G. Yost. Manitowoc Herald Times, March 31, 1937 p.17, 18


HERMAN SPRINGER Herman Springer, 94, of 1711 38th St., Two Rivers, died shortly before noon Friday at the Two Rivers Municipal Hospital where he was moved ten days ago. His health was good until about eight months ago. Funeral services will be conducted at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, at 2 p.m. Monday with Rev. Richard Wichlei officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Pallbearers omitted for privacy. Known to a wide circle of friends as "Grandpa," Mr. Springer was born in Duetmanadorf, Germany, Jan. 26(?), 1861. He came to this country in 1884 and settled in Sheboygan Falls and later moved to Algoma where he married Anna Wierichs, in 1898. His wife died in 1945. For the past number of years Mr. Springer made his home with his daughter and son in law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Markham. Survivors include three sons, Herman Jr., and Richard of Manitowoc and Harry of Valders; four daughters, Mrs. Ray Warner of Manitowoc, Mrs. Clarence Kornetsky of Brillion and Mrs. Norman Paulus and Mrs. Jack Markham of Two Rivers and eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, June 18, 1955 p.13


DONALD SPRINGSTUBE Funeral services for Donald L. Springstube, 21, of 1509 Glenwood St., Two Rivers, who died in an accident with a motorcycle in the Town of Two Rivers early Monday morning, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. James Knuth officiating. Burial will be Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Springstube was born at Two Rivers, May 11, 1952, son of Raymond and Shirley Lawerentz Springstube. He was a graduate of Two Rivers Washington High School with the Class of 1969 and was employed a Manitowoc Engineering Co. He married Barbara Novak at Two Rivers, April 7, 1973. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) A brother, James died in a traffic accident as a pedestrian three weeks ago. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 5 p.m. Tuesday and at the church after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Wis., August 6, 1973


JAMES R. SPRINGSTUBE Funeral services for James Springstube, 22, of Silver Springs Rd., Town of Two Rivers, who was a pedestrian was killed Saturday night in a traffic accident, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. James Knuth officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Springstube was born Sept. 27, 1950, at Two Rivers, son of Raymond and Shirley Laerentz Springstube, of Rt. 2, Two Rivers. He was graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School with the Class of 1969. He married Julie Gagnon at Two Rivers, Jan. 2, 1971. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 5 o'clock this Monday afternoon and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Wis. July 16, 1973


DORETTA B. STEGEMANN Mrs. Ivan Stegemann, 61, of 2424-16th St., Two Rivers, died late Wednesday night, Jan. 23, at Manitowoc County Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Martin Scheele will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Stegemann, nee Doretta Mellas, was born Feb. 6, 1918, at Crystal Falls, Mich, daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice Mellas. Ste (sic) attended grade school and high school at Crystal Falls and was married to Ivan Stegemann Dec. 1, 1945, at Two Rivers. Survivors include her husband, two sons, William of Cuba City, Wis., and Gary of Two Rivers; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Phil Rohr of Two Rivers; three brothers, Bernard and Joseph of Crystal Falls and John of Chicago and four grandchildren. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and at the church after 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, January 24, 1980 P.3 ******** (06 Feb 1918/Jan 1980/SSDI)


EDNA STEGER Edna Mary "DeDe" Steger, age 93, went to her eternal rest Sunday night, Aug. 23, 2009, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, where she resided for the past five years. Edna was born Jan. 20, 1916, in the town of Mishicot, daughter of the late William and Meta (Wenholz) Blum. She attended public schools and later worked for the Arthur Lohman family and then at Hamilton Mfg. Co. from which she retired. On Aug. 31, 1940, she married Raymond Steger. He preceded her in death Jan. 25, 1987. Edna was a lifetime member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, where she enjoyed Bible class. She particularly enjoyed going to the Red Bank Coffee House with her friends. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by six sisters: Dorothy, Martha, Alma, Elva, Marie and Alice; and two brothers: Herbert and Edward. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, corner of 17th and East Park streets, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Arndt, with burial to follow at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank the staff of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, especially the nurses on fourth floor and Dr. Ekaterina Roman, for all the loving care given to Edna. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 25, 2009


ESTHER STEINHAUER Mrs. Herbert Steinhauer, 45, Rt. 2, Two Rivers, died Sunday afternoon at the Municipal Hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Beduhn, Deja and Martin Funeral Home with Rev. W.G. Haase of St. John Lutheran Church offic- iating and burial will be held at Forestview (sic) Cemetery. Mrs. Steinhauer, nee Esther Braun, was born in Two Rivers in December, 1907. She was married to Herbert Steinhauer in Waukegan, Ill., Sept. 13, 1926. After the marriage they continued to live at the home on Rt. 2, Two Rivers. Survivors include the husband; three daughters; three sons (Private); three brothers, Elmer of DePere and Fred and Clarence of Two Rivers and three grand- children. Friends may call at the Funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday until time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, August 10, 1953 P.15


HERBERT STEINHAUER Herbert Steinhauer, 72, of 2602 Forest Avenue, Two Rivers, died late Friday morning at Two Rivers Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Ralph Bachmann will officiate with burial in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Steinhauer was born Oct. 26, 1902, in the Town of Two Rivers, son of Mrs. Minnie Sonntag Steinhauer and the late Joseph Steinhauer. He attended district schools and worked on the farm with his father. He was employed by Streu Construction Co. for 38 years retiring in 1963. He married Esther Braun and she died in August, 1953. He later married Helen Landt in February, 1956. Survivors include his wife, two sons, two step sons, four daughters (Private); his mother, a brother, Rudolph, of Two Rivers, and a sister, Mrs. Harold Dahm, of Two Rivers, 19 grandchildren and five step great grandchildren. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, where the Senior Citizens will meet in body at 6:30 p.m. Herald Times, Reporter, Saturday, May 17, 1975 P.12


HENRIETTA M. STELZER After a lingering illness, Mrs. Henrietta Stelzer, 49, wife of Henry Stelzer, circulation solicitor for the Daily Reporter, died yesterday at the hospital here. She has been an invalid since suffering a stroke two years ago. Burial will take place Saturday afternoon from the Beduhn and Goetz chapel. Mrs. Stelzer was born in the town of Manitowoc, but went with her family to Chicago at the age of three. She received an education in the schools of Chicago and completed a business college course. As a young woman she was secretary of a lawyer in Chicago and also a teacher of piano. Mr. and Mrs. Stelzer were married in the town of Mishicot on July 22, 1903, and for a year lived in Chicago. Then they returned to Manitowoc and lived in the neighboring city for fifteen years. For ten years, they were residents of Mishicot and for the last three years had made their home in Two Rivers. Mrs. Stelzer is survived by her husband and four children, Karl of this city, Paul and Gladys, living at home and Mrs. Florence Schmitt of Denver, Colo. Mrs. Schmitt is now on her way to Two Rivers with her family, having been notified Monday of her mother’s grave illness. Three grandchildren also survive as well as Mrs. Stelzer’s mother, Mrs. Minnie Krueger and a sister, Mrs. Ida Popp, both residents of West Kewaunee. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, March 2, 1932 P. 9


HENRY F. STELZER (d. 1959) Henry F. Stelzer, 73, of 1805-20th St., Two Rivers, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at his home early Friday night, having been stricken after he had spent the day in his garden. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. W.G. Haase officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Stelzer was born at Saxonburg, Town of Mishicot, Nov. 4, 1886, son of the late John and Bertha Hartung Stelzer. He married the former Ida Leise at Mishicot Nov. 4, 1922, after which the couple moved to Two Rivers. From 1922 to 1940 he was employed at Mirro Aluminum Co., Two Rivers, and from 1941 to 1953, when he retired, he worked at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Inc., Manitowoc. He was a longtime member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran congregation of Two Rivers. Besides his wife he leaves a daughter (private); three sisters, Mrs. I. Beck of West Allis, Mrs. Harry Streich of Manitowoc and Mrs. Arthur Simsen of Kennewick, Wash.; a brother, Arthur of Van Nuys, Calif., and two grandchildren. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Sunday until 10 a.m. Monday when the casket will be taken to the church where the body will lie in state until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, October 17, 1959 p.11


HENRY L. STELZER (d. 1967) Henry L. Stelzer, 84, of Park Lawn Home, Manitowoc, died Thursday afternoon at Manitowoc County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers. The Rev. Karl F. Koch will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Stelzer was born July 9, 1882, in the Town of Gibson, son of the late William and Anna Ploeckelman Stelzer. He married Henrietta Hecht in July, 1901, at Mishicot. She preceded him in death in 1932. He was employed by Standard Oil Co., as a route man for Watkins Products and at the Two Rivers Reporter before taking employment at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Inc., from where he retired. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Max Misic of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Bernard Menges of Two Rivers; two sons, Karl of Two Rivers and Paul of Chippewa Falls; a brother, Robert of Milwaukee; six grand- children and 11 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 o'clock this Friday evening. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, February 24, 1967


IDA O. STELZER Mrs. Ida Stelzer, 86, formerly of Two Rivers, died Thursday at Portland, Ore. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Richard Weber will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Stelzer, nee Ida Liese, was born Sept. 15, 1887, in the Town of Gibson, daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Krenz Liese. She was married to Henry Stelzer Nov. 4, 1922, at Mishicot. He preceded her in death in 1959. Survivors include a daughter, (private); a sister, Mrs. Berdena McGlenning, of Portland and two grandchildren. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers after 2 o'clock this Monday afternoon and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Monday, May 13, 1974 p.16


EMMA REINHARDT STREU Mrs. Emma Streu, 80, of 1518-25th St., Two Rivers, died early Tuesday morning at Manitowoc County Hospital where she was a patient since Thursday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Streu, near (sic) Emma Mueller was born at Reedsville, June 21, 1890, a daughter of the late Albert and Clara Kluege Mueller. She was married in October of 1911 at Reedsville to Fred W. Reinhardt of Brillion. The family resided at Brillion until 1927 when it moved to Two Rivers, where Mr. Reinhardt took over operation of the Reinhardt Hardware Co. on Washington Street. He preceded her in death Oct. 1, 1936. She then was married Dec. 30, 1939 to Ernest J. Streu, late founder of the Streu Construction Co. He died Jan. 23, 1948, at Two Rivers. She was a member of the St. John Lutheran congregation and its Ladies Society. Mrs. Streu leaves three sons, C.F. Reinhardt of Manitwooc, F.W. Reinhardt of Sheboygan, and Fred A. Reinhardt of West Severson Park, Md.; three step-sons, Albert and William Streu of Two Rivers, and Richard of Green Bay; a brother, Edgar Mueller of Brillion; and 12 grandchildren. Friends may call at the Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The casket will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Thursday where the body will lie in state until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, September 8, 1970 P.13


EMIL STRUTZ Emil Strutz, 62, 2212 Emmett St., Two Rivers, an office employe of the Hamilton Manufacturing Company, Two Rivers, for 35 years, retiring last July, died at his home shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. Mr. Strutz had been in failing health for nearly three years, forcing his retirement from his work last summer. He had been confined to his home for more than six months. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Beduhn, Deja & Martin Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 2:30 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. W.G. Haase officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Emil Strutz was born at Cecil, Shawano County, in 1890, a son of the late Frederick and Augusta Blank Strutz. He took employment in the stock records department of the Hamilton Manufacturing Company office in 1917 and had remained in that department up to the time of his retirement. He was an active member of the Hamilton Goodfellowship club and was also affiliated with the Hamilton 30-Year Club. In 1923 he married Carrie Prestien of the town of Two Creeks at Two Rivers, who survives him with two daughters and a son, (Survivors omitted for privacy.) There are also two brothers, Herman of Lynhurst, Wis., and William Strutz of Oconto, a half-brother, Otto Moesch of Bonduel, Wis., and four step-sister, Mrs. C. Wanner of Almena, Wis., Mrs. Adolph Bierbaum of Wabeno, Mrs. Paul Wudtke of Cecil, and Mrs. Frank Strutz of Hayward, Cal. There are two grand- children. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. Tuesday until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, February 23, 1953 P.5


ANDREW A. TADYCH Andrew A. Tadych, 50, of 1900-13th St., Two Rivers, died Tuesday evening at Two Rivers Municipal Hosptial. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mark Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Michael Koch will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Tadych was born Nov. 23, 1923, in the Town of Mishicot, son of the late Joseph and Sophie Glysch Tadych. He married Ruth Schramm Oct. 19, 1946, at Two Rivers. He was owner and operator of Andy's Bar at Two Rivers. He was a member of St. Mark Holy Name Society and past president of Manitowoc County Tavern League. Survivors include his wife, a son, William of Two Rivers; three brothers, Alex, of Manitowoc, Joseph, of the Town of Two Rivers and Raymond, of Chilton; three sisters, Mrs. Bernard (Helen) Hein, of Manitowoc and Mrs. Joseph (Grace) Hlinak and Mrs. Dan (Alice) Reimer, of Sheboygan and a grandson. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 5 p.m. Thursday, where a memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, Wednesday, November 6, 1974 P. 23 ******* (23 Nov 1923/Nov 1974/SSDI)


ANNA TANGEN Mrs. John Tangen, 77, a resident of Two Rivers more than 50 years, who had been residing with her husband at Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc, for the past two years, died Monday night at the Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. She was stricken with a heart attack Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Carl Ipsen officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Tangen, nee Anna Johnson, was born in Norway Oct. 22, 1878, and in 1902 she was married at Bamle, Norway, to John Tangen. In 1903 the couple immigrated to this country, settling in Two Rivers, where she resided until taking up her residence at the Shady Lane Home. She was active in affairs of Calvary church for a number of years. Besides her husband she leaves a sister, Mrs. Abraham Roseland of Racine, and a number of nieces and nephews, including Edward Tangen of Two Rivers. Friends may call at the Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1956 P. 13


EDWIN N. TANGEN Edwin N. Tangen, 43, 1007 School St., died unexpectedly of a heart attack at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital at 11:30 p.m. Friday, where he had been removed less than and hour earlier when stricken at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. Carl Ipsen officiating. Burial will be in the Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Tangen was born in Two Rivers on Sept. 22, (sic) 1913, a son of the late Hans and Mrs. Christine Edwardson Tangen. He had attended Washington High School, Two Rivers, and served in the U.S. armed forces in the European Theater in World War II. For a number of years after the war he worked at Milwaukee, and had been an employe of the City of Two Rivers Public Works Dept. for the past seven years. Mr. Tangen was a brother of the late Einar Tange, University of Wisconsin athletic star and later a high school coach. Surviving Mr. Tangen are his wife, the former Agnes Kust, whom he married at Port Washington, Wis., on May 14, 1949; his mother of Two Rivers; two daughters, Joy and Jenifer; five sisters, Mrs. Arthur Mermuys of Lakewood, Wis., Mrs. Wenzel Kopetsky of Rt. 1, Two Rivers; Mrs. Frederick Kaeser of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Norman Johnson of Alemeda, Calif., and Mrs. ???? Tenney of San Matio, Calif., and a sister in law, Mrs. Einar Tangen of Manitowoc. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Monday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, October 27, 1956 P. 15


EINAR TANGEN EINAR TANGEN, STAR ATHLETE COACH, IS DEAD Pneumonia Results In Death At Racine Hospital; Former Two Rivers Man Einar (Hans) Tangen, 35, former Two Rivers resident and athletic director and coach at Washington Park high school, Racine, died this morning at St. Mary's hospital in that city. Before going to Racine to coach two years ago Mr. Tangen coached football and basketball at Waupun, Wisconsin Rapids and Superior East high schools following his graduation from the University of Wisconsin. He formerly played semi-pro baseball with the Manitowoc club in the Wisconsin State league. Taken Ill Feb. 4 Illness forced Mr. Tangen to give up teaching and coaching at Racine on Feb. 4. He was taken ill the day following his return with the school basketball team from a trip. The bus carrying the players stalled (photo) in a drift and Mr. Tangen got out to assist in getting the bus back on the highway. He was taken with a severe chill which developed into pneumonia which caused his death today. Elnar Tangen was born in Norway in 1902, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Tangen. When a boy of four, he came to this country with his parents. The family located at Two Rivers. He was graduated from the Two Rivers high school in 1922 after a brilliant athletic career. He was on the school basketball team for four years. He enrolled at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, taking the physical education course. He was a member of both the varsity basketball and baseball teams, earning letters in both sports. He was a forward on the basketball team and played third base on the ball club. Tangen was also a member of the football squad at Wisconsin. Became a Coach Following his graduation from Wisconsin in 1926 Mr. Tangen took up coaching as a profession. He was athletic director and coach at Waupun high school of the Little Ten conference and later took a similar position with Wisconsin Rapids high school. In 1933 he was named freshman football coach at Lawrence college, Appleton. In 1935 he was appointed athletic director and coach at East High school, Superior. In June, 1936, he was appointed to head the athletic program at Washington Park High school, Racine, succeeding Thomas Heardon, who took charge of football and basketball at Green Bay East High school. Mr. Tangen played semi-pro ball during the vacation periods and was a member of the Manitwooc club under Manager "Rabbit" Russell in 1929, playing in the outfield. In November, 1935, he was awarded his master's degree at Wisconisn, after a summer school course, majoring in science. Married in 1929 In 1929 Mr. Tangen married Miss Helen Norris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Norris of this city. Survivors are the widow; a son, John, Jr., 7, Racine; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Tangen, Two Rivers; one brother, Edwin, Two Rivers; five sisters, Mrs. Arthur Mermuys, Solveig, Helen and Ardith, all of Two Rivers, and Mrs. Frederic Kaiser, Madison. Burial will probably be at Two Rivers. Funeral arangements will be announced tomorrow. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, March 7, 1938 P. 2


HANS B. TANGEN Hans B. Tangen, 72, of 1007 School street, Two Rivers, died this morning after a several years illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Klein and Stangel Inc., funeral home, Two Rivers, with burial in Forest View cemetery. He was born in Norway in 1876 and married Christine Edwardson in 1900. They settled in Two Rivers in 1905. He was employed at the Aluminum Goods company until taken ill. Surviving are his wife; son, Edwin of Milwaukee; five daughters, Mrs. Arhtur Mermuys and Mrs. Wenzel Kopetsky of route 1, Two Rivers, Mrs. Fritz Kaeser of Aspen, Colo., Mrs. Norman Johnson of Oroville, Calif., and Mrs. Vern Tenney of Berkeley, Calif.; brother, John of Two Rivers; three sisters, Miss Hannah Tangen, Mrs. Marie Johnson and Mrs. Norma Basch all of Chicago. The body may be viewed after 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, January 14, 1949 P. 2


JOHN TANGEN John Tange, 83, alongtime resident of Two Rivers' south side, died early Thursday night at the Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc, where he had been a resident three years. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Carl Ipsen officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Tangen was born at Bamela, Norway, May 22, 1874, and in 1902 he married the former Anna Johnson in that city. The same year the couple came to this country and settled at Manitowoc. A year later they came to Two Rivers where for 13 years Mr. Tangen worked for the Nelson Lumber co. and later for 24 years at the Aluminum Goods Mfg. Co., retiring in 1942. Mrs. Tangen died on Sept. 24, 1956. Surviving Mr. Tangen are two sisters, Mrs. Marie Johnson and Miss Hannah Tangen of Chicago and a number of nieces and nephews (unreadable sentences). & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Sunday until 11:45 a.m. Monday when the casket will be taken to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, May 31, 1957 P. 17


KRISTINE TANGEN Mrs. Hans B. Tangen, 90, of 1112 Margaretha St., Two Rivers died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Ralph Backman officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Tangen, nee Kristine Ellen Edwardson, was born Feb. 13, 1881, at Idanger, Norway, daughter of the late Nels and Ellen Edwardson. She was married in 1900 to Hans B. Tangen in the 12th century Gjerpen Lutheran Church at nearby Skien, Norway. In 1905, the family immigrated to this country, settling at Two Rivers. A longtime resident of Two Rivers' south side, having made her home in later years with a daughter, Mrs. Arthur (Margaret) Mermuys, she and her husband were among the founding members of Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church. Her husband died Jan. 14, 1949. Mrs. Tangen was active in flower gardening and in Scandinavian handcraft and was a longtime member of the Senior Citizens of Two Rivers. Besides the daughter, Mrs. Tangen leaves four other daughters, Mrs. Wenzel (Solvieg) Kopetsky of Two Rivers, Mrs. Frederick (Mildred) Kaeser of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Helen Tangen Johnson of Alameda, Calif., and Mrs. Verne (Ardith) Tenney of San Mateo, Calif.; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Three sons, Einar, Nels and Edwin Tangen, preceded her in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday. The casket will be taken to the church at 10:30 a.m. where the body will lie in state until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, May 7, 1971


VIOLET TENLEY Bride of 2 Months Dies At Two Rivers Mrs. Milburn L. Tenley, 25, a bride of two months, passed away at the municipal hospital at Two Rivers. The deceased came to Two Rivers last summer from Gwinn, Mich., and was married to Mr. Tenley in November. Her maiden name was Violet Monk. Funeral services will be at Two Rivers on Thursday afternoon. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, January 20, 1930 P. 13


GERHART E. TESS Gerhart "Doc" "Gary" Tess, age 86, a resident of Wisteria Haus, 2741 45th St., Two Rivers, went home to be with the Lord and reunited with his wife, Grace, in heaven, Saturday morning, May 23, 2009. Gerhart was born in Kewaunee, Aug. 5, 1922, to the late John and Ella Nimmer Tess and also was educated in Kewaunee. He entered active military service on Dec. 7, 1942, serving with the U.S. Army during Word War II. Doc was stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and served with the Medics in the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged Nov. 20, 1945. On April 27, 1946, he married Grace Christoffel in Two Rivers. She preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 1989. Mr. Tess was employed with the Metal Ware Corp. in Two Rivers for 42 years, retiring as plant superintendent in 1987. He was a charter member of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served as an usher, many terms on the church council and a money counter. Doc was a longtime member of the Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Horseshoe League and enjoyed playing cards in several card clubs and with his family, his favorite game being Sheepshead. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace; one sister, Erna Schneider; three brothers: Edwin, Gilbert and Orville Tess; two sisters-in-law: June Tess and Laverne Tess; three brothers-in-law: John Seidl, Alvin Shimanek and Myron Brusky; two nephews and a niece. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2140 34th St., Two Rivers. The Rev. Louis Sievert will officiate at the service, with burial to follow in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Military graveside rites will be accorded by members of the American Legion and VFW Post of Two Rivers. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, and at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church-General Fund. The Tess family would like to express a sincere thank you to the entire staff at the Wisteria Haus for their compassionate care and kindness extended to our father over the years. The loving care that he received was very much appreciated. Herald Times Reporter, May 25, 2009


HENRY L. TESS Henry Tess of Cocobola Note Is Dead at 66 TWO RIVERS-The man who captained in earlier days Two Rivers' most outstanding uniformed organization-the drill team of Cocobola Camp, Modern Woodmen of America - and who had been active as an officer of the organization for many years, is dead. He was Henry L. Tess, 66, 1712 23rd St., an employee of the Hamilton Manufact- uring Company for more than 45 years, who died at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital at 11:30 p.m. Friday, where he had been a patient since last Sunday. He had been in failing health for the past six months. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Klein & Stangel Inc. Funeral Chapel here, the Rev. R.J. Wichlei, pastor of Grace Congregational Church, officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery here. Henry Tess was born in the town of Carlton, Kewaunee County, in 1888, a son of the late Louis and Lena Peters Tess. Spending his boyhood days on the home ???? he came to Two Rivers when a young man and entered the employe of the Hamilton Manufacturing Company. He soon became active in the Cocobola Camp of the Modern Woodmen and for years was captain of the organization's drill team, which appeared with shining nickled axes in special events, particularly Memorial Day parades. Up to his death he had served for more than 25 years as banker of the Woodmen camp here. Besides his affiliation with the Woodmen he was a member of the Hamilton "30-Year Club." Mr. Tess is survived by his wife, the former Lily Miller, whom he married at a town of Gibson church 46 years ago; a daughter, Mrs. Darral Eisner of Manitowoc; and two sons, Milton of Two Rivers; and Edward Tess of Culver City, Calif. There are six grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Sunday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Saturday, February 20, 1954 P. 2


JANIS G. TESS Janis G. Tess, age 65, a resident of the Northland Lodge Assisted Living, 2500 Garfield St., Two Rivers, entered eternal life on Sunday evening, Sept. 28, 2008, at the Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Janis was born on Oct. 17, 1942, in Manitowoc. She was the daughter of the late Donald and Anita (Kassner) Larson. Janis was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, with the class of 1961. She continued her education at the Lakeshore Technical College, where she received her associate's degree as a certified nursing assistant. Janis had been employed for 35 years at the Hamilton Home in Two Rivers, from where she retired in 2007. Janis served on the board of directors for the Hemophilia Outreach Center, and was a lifelong member of the VFW Otto Oas Post 659 Auxiliary. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Janis was preceded in death by her parents and two sons: Russell Tess on Nov. 7, 1997, and Robert Tess on Jan. 20, 1998. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 411 Reed Ave., Manitowoc, with the Rev. Thomas Dunham officiating. Burial will take place at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Relatives and friends may call at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Wednesday (TONIGHT), Oct. 1, 2008, from 4 to 7:30 p.m., with a prayer service to be held at 4:45 p.m., led by the VFW Otto Oas Post 659 Auxiliary. The visitation will continue at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to The Hemophilia Outreach Center in Green Bay. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 1, 2008


LILY L. TESS Mrs. Lily Tess, 70, a resident of Two Rivers for ?? years and a native of the Town of Gibson, died at Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc, where she had been a resident three years. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. H.J. Wichler officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers Mrs. Tess, nee Lily Miller was born Sept 26, 1887, in the town of Gibson, daughter of the late Ernest and Sophia Kadow Miller. She was married 5? years ago at Gibson to Henry L. Tess, after which the couple moved to Two Rivers. Her husband died Feb. 19, 1954. Mrs. Tess leaves a daughter, Mrs. Darroll Eisner of Manitowoc; two sons, Milton of Two Rivers and Edward of C??ina, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. John Baetke of Manitowoc; a brother, Charles of Two Rivers; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, July 7, 1958 P. 11


HANNAH THAYER Mrs. Hannah Thayer, 92 (photo), died at 6 a.m. Wednesday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Klein, of 1420-22nd St., Two Rivers, with whom she had made her home the past 20 years. She had been in ????? health for more than a year. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Klein & Stangel, Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. M.J. Roehrdanz officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Thayer, nee Hannah Gill, was born July 5, 1865, at Sheboygan, a daughter of the late Daniel and Mathilda LeMere Gill. She spent her childhood in Shebogyan and was married Jan. 13, 1884, at Sturgeon Bay to Archie Thayer, a blacksmith. After several years of residence at Sturgeon Bay the family moved to Moran, Kan., and in 1896 move to Manitowoc, where Mr. Thayer died March 9, 1917. Besides the daughter, Mrs. Thayer leaves four other daughters, Mrs. Lillian Murk of Lake Forest, Ill., Mrs. Cora Harper of Junction City, Ore., and Mrs. Otto Behnke and Mrs. Pearl Schlager of Milwaukee; a sister, Mrs. Ada Jansen of Sheboygan; 21 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1958 P. 19


ANNA THOMAS Funeral services for Mrs. John Thomas, 47, former resident of Manitowoc and mother of Miss Alice Jentsch of Two Rivers, who died in Chicago Friday afternoon, where held at Two Rivers this afternoon. The services, in charge of the Rev. T.A. Hawkes of Grace Congregational church, were held from the Beduhn funeral home at 2 p.m. Interment in Forest View cemetery at Two Rivers. Mrs. Thomas, a resident of Chicago for the past 11 years, died there Friday afternoon after an illness of two weeks. She was the former Anna Platke of Manitowoc and was born here on February 4, 1891. She had been a resident of the county until 11 years ago. Survivors are the widower; two children by a former marriage, Miss Alice Jentsch of Two Rivers and Ernst Jentsch of Manitowoc; and one sister, Mrs. Adolph LaFond, Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, May 31, 1938 P.8


JAMES E. THOMAS James Thomas, 63, of 1731-28th St., Two rivers, a World War I veteran and an employe of Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at his home Wednesday afternoon. He had been treated for a heart condition for more than a year. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Grace Congregational Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Carl Ipsen, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Thomas was born at Sherwood, Calumet county, April 3, 1895, a son of the late Joseph and Anna Wertz Thomas. He served in the Air Corps in World War I and later for 10 years held the position of Superintendent of Calumet County Highway Dept. shops at Chilton. During World War II he worked at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Inc. He resided at Manitowoc, until nine years ago, coming to two Rivers (sic), where he previously had been employed with Hamilton Mfg. Co. Surviving are his wife the former Ethel Demsien Hartman, whom he married at Grace Congregational Church, Two Rivers, May 8, 1953; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Cronk of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Lloyd Kresheck of Two Rivers; a son, Richard of Two Rivers; three brothers, Hugo and John of Chilton and Norbert of Hilbert, and three grandchildren. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers, until 11 a.m. Friday when the casket will be taken to the church where the body will lie in state until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, August 7, 1958 P. 17


BESSIE THOMASCHEFSKY Mrs. Bessie Thomaschefsky, 76, of 3610 N. Court St., Two Rivers, died Saturday morning at the home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. Vernon Hauser officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Thomaschefsky, nee Bessie Charney, was born at Ellison Bay, Door County, May 1, 1895, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Letty Charney. She was married to John Thomaschefsky of Two Rivers, who preceded her in death. She leaves five sisters, Miss Gertrude Charney of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Florence Metz of Hartford. Mrs. Sadie Anderson of Sister Bay; and Ruth Antzcak and Mrs. Dorothy Schmitt of Sturgeon Bay; and four brothers, Dewey and Frank of Ellison Bay, and Joseph and Thomas Charney of Sister Bay. Friends may call at the funeral chapels from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Wis. April 21, 1973 ********** Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Thomaschefsky, 76, of 3610 N. Court St., Two Rivers, who died Saturday morning at home, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. Vernon Hauser officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Among the survivors are three grandchildren an six great grandchildren. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Wis. April 23, 1973 ********* (Bessie Thomaschefsky/Apr 29 1896/Apr 1973/SSDI) (NOTE: She is on the stone with Richard/also the b. date on the tombstone, the b. date on the obit. and the b. date on the SSDI do not match each other. She is the only Bessie Thomaschefsky I have in any Two Rivers cem. I can't find John unless the one named Peter J. next to her is Peter John and they called him John)


KIARA C. THOMPSON Funeral services for Kiara Christina Thompson, 11-day-old daughter of John and Lu Anna Counard Thompson, of 2716-13th St., Two Rivers, who died Monday, were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Richard Weber officiating. Burial was in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) The Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, had harge of arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Wis. January 4, 1973


ESTHER TIRNER Mrs. Clifford (Esther) Tirner, 83, of 1600-22nd St., Two Rivers, died Tuesday, December 2, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Carl Engstrom will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Tirner, nee Esther Lohrey, was born Nov. 6, 1897, in the Town of Anaphee, Kewaunee County, daughter of the late William and Emma Holtz Lohrey. She was married to Clifford Tirner Oct. 6, 1920, in Kewaunee county and they had resided in Two Rivers since 1928. Survivors include her hsuband, two sons, Harvey and Wencel (Jim) Tirner of Two Rivers; two brothers, Wiliam Lohrey of Milwaukee and Clarence Lohrey of Algoma; three sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Lillian) Melcarek and Mrs. Richard (Violet) Allen of Milwaukee and Mrs. Reuben (Evelyn) Jahnke of Kewaunee, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two brothers and four sisters preceded her in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 4 o'clock this Wednesday afternoon and at the church after 11 a.m. Thursday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, December 3, 1980 P.3 ******* (6 Nov. 1897/Dec. 1980/SSDI)


CECIL H. TONKIN Cecil H. Tonkin, 45, of 1512-25th St., Two Rivers, log buyer at Eggers Plywood Co., Two Rivers, died Sunday morning at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Ralph Backman officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Tonkin was born Sept. 21, 1926, at Ishpeming, Mich., a son of the late Charles and Mrs. Mildred Halls Tonkin. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Forestry with the Class of 1951. He married Eileen Kangas Feb. 10, 1951, at Marquette, Mich. Twelve years ago he came to Two Rivers to become associated with the Eggers firm. He was a member of the Two Rivers Lions Club and Calvary Church. He was a Navy World War II veteran. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Friends may call at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The casket will be taken to the church at 9 a.m. Wednesday where the body will lie in state until the time of services. Lions Club Members will meet to pay respects at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, August 14, 1972 ******* (21 Sep 1926/Aug 1972/SSDI)


RAYMOND C. TREICHEL Raymond C. Treichel, 52, of Rt. 1, Two Rivers, town of Two Rivers, died unexpectedly Sunday morning enroute to Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. Herbert Kesting officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Treichel was born at Maple Grove, Aug. 28, 1919, son of the late John and Mabel Zunker Treichel. He attended the Lutheran parochial school at Brillion. He served in the Army in the European Theater of Operations in World War II. For the past number of years he was an employe at Plant No. 2 of Mirro Aluminum Co. at Manitowoc. He married Milfred Martin at Brillion Aug. 23, 1940, the couple moving to Two Rivers 15 years ago. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters and four sons; two sister, Mrs. Milfred Cummings of Grimms and Mrs. Evelyn Rusch of Reedsville; a stepbrother, Norbert of Reedsville and five grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral chapels from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, January 17, 1972 ******* (28 Aug 1919/Jan 1972/SSDI)


DONALD W. URBANEK Donald W. Urbanek, 47, of 2404 Lincoln Ave., Two Rivers, died unexpectedly of a heart condition at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital Sunday evening. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. Gerhard Geiger officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Urbanek was born in the Town of Two Creeks Feb. 5, 1921, a son of the late Edward and Mrs. Eva Lehrmann Urbanek. He married the former Marion Strong at Two Rivers Nov. 17, 1945. In earlier years he was an employe of the Hamilton Mfg. Co., and of contractor Iggy Wojta. For a number of years until his illness, he was an employe of the Two Rivers Public Works Dept. Besides his wife and mother, of Two Creeks, he leaves a daughter, Judy, at home; a son, Edward, also at home,and a sister, Miss Florence, of Two Creeks. Friends may call at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, April 29, 1968 P. 13 ******** (05 Feb 1921/Apr 1968/SSDI)


LILLIAN VANDERBUSCH Mrs. Fred (Lillian) Vanderbusch, 77, of 2602 Forest Ave., Two Rivers died late Thursday night at Two Rivers Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30am Monday at Emanuel United Methodist Church Two Rivers. The Rev. Melvin Henrichs will officiate with burial in Forest View Cemetery Two Rivers. Mrs. Vanderbusch, nee Lillian Mandel, was born March 3, 1898 at Two Rivers, daughter of the late Henry and Emilia Neumann Mandel Sr. She was married to Fred Vanderbusch Jan. 19, 1920 at Two Rivers. She was a member of Two Rivers Senior Citizens. Survivors include her husband, two sons, LeRoy of Two Rivers and Marvin of Green Bay, a daughter, Mrs. William (Winifred) Bruechert of Rt. 1 Mishicot, two brothers, Henry of Two Rivers and Walter of Milwaukee, two sisters, Mrs. Esther Kuhl of Two Rivers and Mrs. Gilbert Rahmlow of Rt. 1 Two Rivers, seven grandchildren. Two daughters and three brothers preceded her in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home Two Rivers after 2pm Sunday and at the church after 9am Monday until the time of service. Members of the Senior Citizens will meet at 6pm Sunday at the funeral home. Herald Times Reporter November 8, 1975 p.9


JOHN B. VANNESS JOHN VANESS (sic) GET SUMMONS Funeral Wednesday For Resident Of Eighteenth Street Suffering for more than a year with complication of diseases, John Vaness, 64, died at his home at 1818 Eighteenth street at six o'clock Sunday morning. He had been a resident of this city since 1927. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the home and at two o'clock from the Emanuel Evangelical church, with the Rev. Franklin E. Schlueter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View cemetery. The remains were taken to the residence from the Beduhn and Goetz funeral home this morning. Mr. Vaness was born in Humbird, Clark county, Wis., on February 8, 1869. He was married 33 years ago, December 19 to Victoria Mary Cervais, who survives him. Five years ago the family came to this city when Mr. Vaness worked with the section crew of the Chicago and North Western Railway company. Besides his widow he leaves four daughters, Mrs. Frank Herman of Luxemburg, Mrs. Harold Wilson of Pulaski, Mrs. Edward Shambeau of the town of Two Rivers, and Miss Tisla Vaness at home, and six sons, John of Iron Mountain, Michigan, Arthur of Menominee, Michigan, and Hubert, Edward, Granville and Henry, all at home. He also leaves four sisters and two brothers, and 13 grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, December 18, 1933 P. 9


IRMA VAUGHN Mrs. Irma Vaughn, 79, of 2112-12th St., Two Rivers, died Tuesday night at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital, where she had been a patient three months. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. M.J. Roehrdanz officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Vaughn, nee Irma Vaughn, was born May 19, 1881, at Dale, Outagamie County, Wis., daughter of the late William and Jeanette Mills Vaughn. She was married Oct. 4, 1902, at Antigo to Wallace Vaughn. The family moved to Two Rivers from Clintonville in 1923 where Mr. Vaughn died Sept. 3, 1943. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Clarence Brault, of Two Rivers with whom she made her home since residence in Two Rivers; a grandchild and two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. December 21, 1960 P. 14


THOMAS J. VAVRUNEK (d. 1961) Thomas J. Vavrunek, 46, of 1608 East St., Two Rivers, a tool and die maker at Metal Ware Corp, Two Rivers, and an overseas Air Force veteran of World War II, died unexpectedly of a heart attack while viewing a television program at his home early Sunday afternoon. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. T.F. Stern officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Vavrunek was born Jan. 5, 1915, at Two Rivers, a son of the late Thomas and Josephine Zobek Vavrunek. He served in the U.S. Air Force in World War II, most of which period was spent in England. He married the former Hildegarde Hinkley of Two Rivers at Hartford, Conn., May 12, 1942, while in the service. Prominent in affairs of ZCBJ Lodge 142, Two Rivers, holding numerous offices and on the committee which had charge of the lodge's golden anniversary a number of years ago, he was also a member of Eleven Gold Star Post 1248, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter and two sons (private) a sister, Mrs. Casimir Markowski, of Two Rivers; two half-sisters, Mrs. Julius P. Everson, of Two Rivers and Mrs. Frank Carl, of Manitowoc; a brother, Alfred, of Manitowoc and two half-brothers, Anton Yakoubek, of Two Rivers and Frank Yakoubek, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Members of Eleven Gold Star Post 1248, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will meet in a body at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times Monday, December 4, 1961 pg. T-3


HAZEL G. VOELKER Hazel G. Voelker, 64, formerly of Two Rivers, died Monday, April 28, at Manitowoc Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers. The Rev. Melvin Henrichs will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Miss Voelker was born May 8, 1915, at Two Rivers, daughter of the late Ben and Ida Schultz Voelker. She was graduated from Washington High School, Two Rivers, and Manitowoc County Normal School. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Howard Geier of Two Rivers and nieces and nephews. A brother and a sister preceded her in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home after 6 o'clock this Tuesday evening and Wednesday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, April 29, 1980 P.3 ******** [bur. 04-30-1980/age 64 yrs.] (08 May 1915/Apr 1980/SSDI)


JOHN VOGL Two Rivers Section: Little John Vogel, the 18-months-old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Vogel of the town of Two Rivers died at his home Wednesday afternoon. The baby will be buried Friday afternoon at 1:15 from the home and at 2 o’clock from the Grace Congregational church with the Rev. H. G. Hawkes officiating. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, May 10, 1928 Page 13 ********* (John Elmer Vogel/d. 9 May 1928/age 1 yr. 6 mo. 10 da. from record of St. John's United Ch. of Christ, Manitowoc)


VICTOR G. VOGL Victor G. Vogl, 82, of Rt. 3, Two Rivers, died Thursday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. The Rev. Ralph Backman will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mr. Vogl was born May 3, 1890, in the Town of Two Rivers, son of the late Henry and Mary Niner Vogl. He married Elsie Deffke June 19, 1920, at Manitowoc. He farmed all of his life in the Town of Two Rivers. Mr. Vogl was treasurer of the Town of Two Rivers for 29 years, was clerk of the school district for 25 years, served as a director of the Westshore Sportsman's Club and had been a director of the Twin River Livestock Shipping Assn. at the time of his death. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Leo (Doris) Warden, of Wauwatosa; two sons, Walter, of Wadsworth, Ill, and Arthur of Two Rivers; four sisters, Mrs. Louis Hindt, of Two Rivers, Mrs. Evelyn Murphy, of Milwaukee, Mrs. Charlotte Schepelman, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Miss Mary Vogl, of Milwaukee; a brother, Elmer, of Minneapolis, Minn.; and 10 grandchildren. A son, John, preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday until the time of the funeral. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. May 25, 1972


MATHILDA VOLSCH Mrs. Mathilda Volsch, 81, died Monday morning at the farm home of her son, Elmer, of Rt. 1, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Frederick Zarling will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. She was born Mathilda Krase in Two Creeks in 1871 and in 1907 was married to Charles Volsch at Rockford, Ill. He died 30 years ago at Rockford. She later moved to Two Rivers and five years ago moved to the farm home of her son. The son, Elmer, is the only survivor. Friends may call at the Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers after 7 p.m. Tuesday. The casket will be moved to the church at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, February 23, 1953 P.5


WILLIAM WAGNER In ill health for more than eight months, William F. Wagner, 1403 26th street, Two Rivers, died at the Two Rivers Municipal hospital shortly before one o'clock this morning. He had been a hospital patient since last Saturday. Mr. Wagner, in charge of the information office of the Aluminum Goods Mfg. company, Plant No. 1 up to his illness early in the year, was taken seriously ill two months ago. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Grace Congregational church in Two Rivers, the Rev. Thomas H. Hawkes officiating. Interment will be in Forest View cemetery. The body may be viewed at the Beduhn funeral home Saturday afternoon until 11 o'clock Monday morning, when it will be removed to the church, there to lie in state until the hour of services. William Frederick Wagner was born at Bonduel, Shawano county, on April 20, 1883, a son of the late Matthew and Mary Wagner, pioneers in that vicinity. In his youth Mr. Wagner assisted his father in the operation of a flourishing lumber yard business and also in the conduct of a sawmill. In 1905 he established the Wagner Mercantile company Suring, Wis., which he operated until 1921, when the family came to Two Rivers. He was married to Miss Marie Holler of Marion, Wis. on November 26, 1908. Besides his widow, Mr. Wagner leaves two sons, Milton C. and W. Dale Wagner, both of Milwaukee, three sisters, Mrs. G. Bocher of Gillett, Mrs. Paul Truedenbach of Suring, and Mrs. Mary Larsen of Bonduel, and three brothers, Adolph of Ontonagon, Mich., and Matthew and Oscar, both of Suring. There are also three grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. November 6, 1942 P. 2


WALTER WARDEN Warden, Golf Star, Dies at 64 on Sunday TWO RIVERS-Walter David (Piggy) Warden, 64, of 1022 26th St., well known basball player with the old Two Rivers Mirros of the Wisconsin State League who later became an outstanding golfer in Wisconsin, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at home at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Mr. Warden was born at Chicago, son of the late David and Sarah Griffith Warden. After attending Chicago public school, he began to play third base with a Chicago semi-professional baseball team at the age of 14. The following year he held the same position with the Logan Squares of Chicago. Warden entered organized baseball in 1914, playing third base for the Lima, Ohio, (photo) club of the Buckeye League. The same year he was purchased by the Peoria, Ill. club of the Three Eye League, and in 1915 and 1916 he was with Owensboro, Ky., in the Kitty League. Warden enlisted in the Navy in 1917 and remained until 1919 when he returned to organized baseball, playing third base for the Charleston, S.C., club in the south Atlantic League. At the end of the 1920 season he returned to play third base for his old friend, the late Bill Niesen, who operated the Niesen's rivals of the old Logan Square team. In Semi-Pro Ball He then played semi-pro baseball in 1921 and 1922 at Cresco and Olewein, Iowa. When the Mid-West League, made up of former major league players, was organized in Wisconsin, including the Beloit Fairies, Simmons and Nash of Kenosha, Warden joined the Menasha team. With the break-up of the Mid-West League, Warden began playing the outfield and became cleanup hitter for Eddie Stumpf's club at Merrill in the Wisconsin Valley League. He came to Two Rivers late in 1926 and joined the Mirros and began working at Plant No. 1 of the Mirro Aluminum Co. here. Warden ended his baseball career in the late 1930s to turn his attention to golf. He became one of Wisconsin's outstanding golfers. In 1935 Warden won the Fairview course championship at Two Rivers, which he retained for some years, and in 1942 he became county golf champion, winning at Lincoln Fields, Manitowoc. Playing under the colors of the Neenah Ridgeway Club, Warden gained his prized title, becoming senior golf champion of Wisconsin in 1948 at Pine Hills country Club at Sheboygan. Funeral Tuesday Warden was a long-time member of Two Rivers Lodge No. 200, F. & A.M. and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon. He was also a member of the Manitowoc Lodge of Elks. For the past five years he was storeroom clerk at Manitowoc Engineering Corp. after earlier service with Manitowoc Ship Building Inc. Surviving Warden are his wife, the former Clara Gazecka of Menasha, whom he married at Menominee, Mich., Aug. 11, 1924, two sons, Warden D. Jr., of Two Rivers, operator of a gray line, and Leo J. of Wawuatosa and five grandchildren. Masonic funeral services conducted by Two Rivers Lodge F. & A.M. No. 200, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels here, the Rev. Richard H. Trump, pastor of Grace congregational Church here, officiating. The Masonic ??? will be e ????ed at the funeral chapels and graveside at Forest View Cemetery here by Heber Clayton, past master of the Two Rivers lodge. Friends may call at the funeral chapel. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, September 26, 1960 P. 5


HAZEL WASKOW Mrs. John (Hazel) Waskow, 76, of 2124 34th St., Two Rivers, died Sunday at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home Chapel, Two Rivers. The Rev. Vernon Hauser will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Waskow was born Aug. 28, 1895, in Pittsville, Wis., daughter of the late George and Frances Frank Rollins. On Jan. 18, 1920, she was married to John Waskow at Grace Congregational Church, Two Rivers. Mrs. Waskow was a member of Order of the Eastern Star and the Lakeshore Palletiers. Survivors include her husband, a son, Gordon, of Two Rivers, a sister, Mrs. Lawrence Hoffman, of Beloit and five grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 3 p.m. Tuesday until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, August 30, 1971 ******** (28 Aug. 1895/Aug. 1971/SSDI)


CLARA WATSON Mrs. Clara Watson, 85, who had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Al Vogel, 1614 S. 14th St., Manitowoc, for nearly six years, died at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, early Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in St. James Episcopal Church, Manitowoc, the Rev. F.C. St. Clair officiating. Interment will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Watson, nee Clara Scheibe, was born in Plymouth in 1867 (sic), a daughter of the late August and Anna Naether Scheibe. She was married at Plymouth in 1898 to Ora Watson, who died in Two Rivers in 1946. Since her husband's death she made her home with her daughter at Manitowoc. Surviving Mrs. Watson are two daughters, Mrs. Al Vogel of Manitowoc and Mrs. Al Powell of San Fernando, Calif., three sisters, Mrs. Meta Scheibe and Mrs. Irma Burke, both of Plymouth, and Mrs. D.B. Richardson of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and a brother, Oscar Scheibe of Plymouth. Friends may call at the Mittnacht Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 2 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday when the body will be taken to the church, to lie in state until time of services. The funeral will be conducted by the Klein & Stangel Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, January 30, 1952 P. 2


FREDERICK J. WATSON Watson Brothers Final rites for two brothers killed overseas in action in the last war, 2nd Lt. Frederick Watson, 21, and Pfc. George Watson, 24, sons of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Watson, Memorial drive, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Beduhn funeral home in Two Rivers. Color guards of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct rites at the graves in Forest Veiw cemetery. Lieutenant Watson met death in Germany in 1945. A graduate of Washington high school in Two Rivers, he attended the University of Wisconsin two years before entering service. After receiving officers' training at Fort Benning, Ga., Lt. Watson emerged a second lieutenant in November, 1941. Before the end of that year he was sent overseas with the 7th army. Private Watson was killed in New Guinea in 1944. He also was graduated from Washington high school, Two Rivers, in 1938 and attended Mission House college two years. In 1940 he joined Company E of the Wisconsin national guard and left from Manitowoc with that unit Oct. 15, 1940. After serving with Co. E in the Buna campaign he was hospitalized with malaria. He met his death on July 29, 1944, after rejoining his unit. Survivors of the two boys are their parents, a brother at home and two sisters (Survivors omitted for privacy.), also at home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, August 19, 1948 P.2 ******* [bur. 08-20-1948/age 21 yrs.]


GEORGE G. WATSON Watson Killed in New Guinea PFC. George G. Watson, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Watson of Two Rivers, was reported killed in action in New Guinea on July 29, according to a War department notice to his parents today. PFC. Watson becomes the 56th casualty from Manitowoc county in this war. PFC. Watson left the country with Company E of the Wisconsin National Guard in October, 1940. He was born in Two Rivers on April 19, 1920. His father served overseas in World War I, both being members of the Eleven Gold Star Post 1246 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The young soldier is the third member of the World War II vets to be killed in service. PFC. Watson graduated from Washington high school in 1938 and in his sophomore and junior years he was a member of the Washington high school football team. In his senior year he served as a member of the Civic Service society. Following his graduation from high school he attended Mission House college at Plymouth for two years and in 1940 joined Company E with which he left for service in October of that year, receiving his basic training at camps in Louisiana. During the summer vacation periods the young man worked with his father who is a partner in the Lahey and Watson Plumbing and Electrical company. In his last letter to his parents, written on July 10, PFC. Watson said he expected to be home for Christmas. A veteran of the Buna campaign, PFC. Watson was stricken with malaria in January 1943 and was hospitalized for ten months, rejoining Company E in November. Survivors are the parents, two brothers and two sisters. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, August 22, 1944 P.2 ******* [bur. 08-20-1948/age 24 yrs.]


JOHN F. WATSON John F. Watson, 63, of Memorial Drive, a former president of the Two Rivers City Council, died late Thrusday afternoon after a heart attack. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. J.J. Roehrdanz officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Watson, long active in the electrical field, was born at Neenah, Wis., Jan. 19, 1895, son of the late Geroge S. and Lillian Watts Watson. He attended school at Neenah. He married the former Myrtle Carnopp (sic) July 21, 1917, at Menominee, Mich. During World War I he served with the American Expeditionary forces in France as a member of the 29th Division. After his discharge, Mr. and Mrs. Watson moved to Two Rivers where the couple resided since. In 1923 he formed a partnership with George Lahey and the firm was known as Lahey & Watson and was established at 1516 Washington St. in electrical contracting and the distribution of appliances. The firm moved to 1812 Washington St., in 1929 where it continued to operate until 1951 at which time Mr. Watson retired. He served as president of the City Council in 1933 and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 200, F. & A.M., and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Gold Star Post, No. 1248. Survivors include the wife, a son, Robert of Mequon, Wis; two daughters, Capt. Winifred Watson of Fort Belvoir, Va., and Mrs. Larry Eberlein of Shawano; a brother (unreadable sentence), state superintendent of schools and four grand- children. During World War II, Mr. and Mrs. Watson lost two sons, George and Frederick, in action. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, June 13, 1958 P. 17


MYRTLE V. WATSON Mrs. Myrtle V. Watson, 64, of 3024 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers, widow of John F. Watson, late Washignton Street, Two Rivers, businessman and sister-in-law of George Watson, retiring state superintendent of public instruction, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday where she had been a patient 10 days. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. M.J. Roehrdanz officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Watson, nee Myrtle Karnop, was born April 14, 1896, at Sheboygan, daughter of the late Frederick and Augusta Karnop. When she was a child the family brought her to Manitowoc where she attended the public schools and Manitowoc High School. Prior to her marriage nearly 44 years ago to John F. Watson at Menominee, Mich., she was employed at Mirro Aluminum Co. office, Manitowoc. After their marriage they resided at Manitowoc a short time before moving to Two Rivers. Her husband died at Two Rivers in June of 1958. Surviving Mrs. Watson are two daughters, Capt. Winifred Watson with the WACS at Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Larry Eberlein of Lebanon, Ind.; a son, Robert of Appleton; a brother, Gilbert Karnop of Downey, California, and seven grand- children. Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 3 p.m. Friday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, March 23, 1961 P. 23


ORA H. WATSON Ora H. Watson, 76, of 1708 20th street, Two Rivers, former circulation employe of papers in the state, died this mroning of a heart attack while seated in a chair at his home. He was born at Tomah, Wis., in 1870 and when a young man learned the printer trade. He was operator of the Plymouth Reporter, a weekly, for some years. Later he was employed by the circulation departments of the Herald-Times and Two Rivers Reporter. He had lived in Two Rivers since 1933, having been retired in recent years. He was first married to Nell Finnegan, who died in 1898. Later he married Miss Clara Scheib of Plymouth. She survives with two daughters, Mrs. A.L. Vogel of this city and Mrs. Nels Peters of San Fernando, Calif. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the St. James church, the Rev. F.C. St. Clair officiating. Burial will be in Forest cemetery in Two Rivers. The body may be viewed at the Klein and Stangel Inc., funeral home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, May 20, 1946 P.2


CLARA WEBER Mrs. Clara Weber, 82, of 1406-16th St., Two Rivers, died early Tuesday morning in a Green Bay nursing home. Funeral services will be 7 o’clock this Tuesday evening in Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers. The Rev. David Hansen will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Weber, nee Clara Ruthmansdorfer, was born March 16, 1896, in Milwaukee, daughter of the late Alois and Barbara Vanderbloomen Ruthmansdorfer. She was married to John Weber Feb. 11, 1914, in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death April 11, 1971. Survivors include two sons, John of Two Rivers and Cyril A. of Green Bay; a daughter, Mrs. Francis (Cleo) Schmitt of Two Rivers; a sister, Mrs. Loretta Ploeckelman of Two Rivers, 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Friends may call in Deja and Martin Chapels after 6 o’clock this Tuesday evening until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Tues. 16 Jan. 1979


JOHN J. WEBER (d. 1971 John J. Weber, 78, of 1406-16th St., Two Rivers, retired employe of Mirro Aluminum co., Plant No. 1, died early Sunday evening at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, the Rev. Vernon Hauser officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Weber was born March 6, 1893, in Milwaukee, a son of the late Peter and Mary Krimmer Weber. He attended the public schools in Milwaukee, and when he was a young man the family moved to Two Rivers where it was engaged in the bakery business on 16th St., Two Rivers. For many years late he was employed at the Mirro firm, retiring in 1958. Besides his wife, the former Clara Ruthmansdorfer whom he married Feb. 11, 1914, at Two Rivers; he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Francis (Cleo) Schmitt of Two Rivers; two sons John of Valley City, N.D. and Cyril of Green Bay; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends may pay their respects to the family at the funeral chapels from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The casket will remain closed. Manitowoc Herald Times, April 12, 1971 ******* (6 Mar. 1893/Apr. 1971/SSDI)


MARGARET WEBER Funeral Services For Mrs. Weber To Be Wednesday Mrs. John, Weber, for more than fifty years a resident in this city, passed away at her home Sunday, the victim of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Weber, aged 76, nee Margaret Hessel, was born in Germany. At the age of two she immigrated with her paretns to Green Bay and after twenty years in that city they moved to this locality. She was married to Peter Krause of this city fifty-five years ago. Later following the death of Mr. Krause she married Mr. Weber. Besides her husband she is survived by eight daughters, Mrs. Alvin Dietz, Mrs. Edward Reichert, Mrs. William Thomson and Mrs. Harry Logan, all of Chicago; and Mrs. H. Heinrich of Milwauke; Mrs. William Lampert of Rockford, Ill.; Mrs. Herbert Zannacker and Mrs. John Schubert of Manitowoc; and two sons, Edward Krause of Chicago and Lawrence Krause of St. Paul, Minn. Mrs. Weber is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Hessel of Green Bay and by twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, March 26, 1929 P. 11


ROY G. WEBER Roy G. Weber, age 85, of 1910 Adams St., Two Rivers, died Monday evening, March 11, 1996, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 1996, at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Rev. John Blaha with burial to follow at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. He was born September 15, 1910, in Two Rivers, son of the late Peter and Elizabeth Landt Weber. On November 28, 1935, he married the former Avis Neveau at St. Luke's Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Roy was an avid sports- man playing baseball and football as a younger man. He was also a hunter and avid reader. Roy loved traveling with his wife. He was a member of the Two Rivers Senior Citizens and Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Avis Weber, Two Rivers, two daughters, three sons; six grandsons; three great-grandchildren; two sisters; a brother-in- law and a sister-in-law; a son-in-law. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Bette Wimmer, and one sister, Phyllis Karbowski. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Funeral HOme from 5-8 p.m Friday evening. Two Rivers Reporter, Mar. 13, 1996


PEARL WEIHEMULLER Pearl C. Weihemuller, age 81, of 909 County Road V, Two Rivers, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at the Northridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc. Pearl was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Two Rivers to the late Ben and Blossom Wilker Rahmlow and has been a longtime area resident. She married Elmer Weihemuller on June 30, 1951, at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Manitowoc. Pearl enjoyed music and singing, was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and loved animals. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, William Weihemuller; one brother, Elroy Rahmlow; and one sister, Doris Havel. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Manitowoc with the Pastor Tom Dunham officiating with burial to follow in the Forest View Cemetery in Two Rivers. Relatives and friends may call after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church, until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. There will be no Wednesday evening visitation. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Weihemuller family with funeral arrangments. MOTHER, NOW YOU HAVE THE BEST VIEW TO FIND ME IN THE STANDS!!! Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 16, 2009


WILLIAM WEIHEMULLER (d. 1961) William, two-year-old son of Elmer and Pearl Rahmlow Weihemuller of Rt. 1, Whitelaw, died Monday afternoon at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. M.J. Roehrdanz officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. William was born at Manitowoc Sept. 4, 1959. Besides the parents he leaves two sisters, Wanda Lynn and Wendy Lee; his maternal grandfather, Ben Rahmlow, and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Weihemuller, of Rt. 1, Mishicot. Friends may call at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, September 26, 1961 P.11


FRED J. WEIHMULLER Fred J. Weihemuller, 88, who claimed to be the first cheesmaker in Manitowoc county to set up in business north of Manitowoc, died this morning on the homestead farm operated by his son, William, at Jambo Creek, 2 1/2 miles from Mishicot. A native of Berne, Switzerland, Mr. Weihemuller was brought to this country by his parents when he was nine months old. The family settled in the town of Newton. In 1879 he married Miss Minnie Scharf and they established their residence in the village of Mishicot where in 1885 Mr. Weihemuller began the manufacture of cheese. The building in which he was then located is now occupied by the James Pivonka blacksmith shop. Later Mr. Weihemuller continued as a cheesemaker on the Eckhardt farm in the town of Gibson. Forty-five years ago he moved to a farm on Jambo Creek. Mr. Weihemuller was well known throughout the ocunty as a stone mason. He built many of the handcut concrete and stone wells in this setion. Survivors are the widow, three daughters, Mrs. Anna Havlicheck of Francis Creek, Mrs. Linda Brouchoud of Mishicot and Mrs. Amanda Pries of Gibson; five sons, Albert and Harry of North Dakota, Adolph of Loyal, Wis.; William on the homestead and Norman of Wyandotte, Mich.; 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Fricay afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Jambo Creek Lutheran church with the Rev. Edward Zell officiating. Burial will be at Forest View cemetery at Two Rivers. The body will lie in state at the Specht funeral home at Mishicot until 10:30 o'clock Friday morning when it will be removed to the church. Manitowc Herald Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1941 p.2 ******** (Fred Weihemueller/b: 8 Nov. 1853, Switzerland/d: 5 Feb. 1941/ cause: old age/spouse: Minnie Scharf/from the Gibson Evang. Lutheran Church record)


MINNIE WEIHMULLER Mrs. Fred Weihemueller(sic), 84, nee Minnie Scharf, lifelong county resident, died early today at the farm home on route 1, Mishicot, following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Jambo Creek Lutheran church, the Rev. Edward Zell officiating. Burial will be in the Forest View cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Weihemueller was born at Newton in 1859 and in 1879 was married to Mr. Weihemueller. They located on the present homestead farm near Mishicot. Mr. Weihemueller died 2-1/2 years ago. Survivors are five sons, William on the homestead farm; Herman of Wyandotte, Mich., Adolph of Loyal, Wis.; Albert and Harry of North Dakota; three daughters, Mrs. Michael Havlicheck of Francis Creek; Mrs. Peter Brouchoud and Mrs. Emil Pries of Mishicot; sister, Mrs. Mary Bernhardt of route 1, Mishicot; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body will lie in state at the Specht funeral home at Mishicot until Monday at 10 a.m. when it will be moved to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, August 20, 1943 P. 2 ******** (Mrs. Minnie Weihemueller/b: 1859, Town Newton/d: 20 Aug. 1943/ cause: old age/parents: Frederick Sharf and Sophia Kuehn/spouse: Fred Weihemueller/from the Gibson Evang. Lutheran Church record)


LYLE A. WELLS Lyle A. (Pat) Wells, 52, of 1813-19th St., Two Rivers, died late Monday afternoon at home. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Wells was born June 17, 1920, at Two Rivers, son of the late Jan and Louise Hupke Wells. He was a veteran of World War II and was affiliated with Robert E. Burns Post No. 165, American Legion. He married Gertrude Wanden July 13, 1946, at Rhinelander. The couple came to Two Rivers in 1959, where Mr. Wells was employed at Hamilton Mfg. Co. Besides his wife and mother of Algoma, he leaves two daughters (Survivors omitted for privacy.); three sisters, Mrs. Stewart Hagen, of Two Rivers, Mrs. Tony Peserik, of Manitowoc and Mrs. Earl Siebert, of Green Bay; two brothers, Gordon and Burton, of Kewaunee and a grandson. A daughter preceded him in death. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 3 p.m. Wednesday and after 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. October 3, 1972


CAROLINE FRANK WILLERT DEATH CLAIMS MRS. WILLERT Widow of Civil War Veteran Dies At Municipal Hospital Mrs. Caroline Frank-Willert, 87, widow of one of the last Civil war veteran in the county died Tuesday afternoon at the municipal hospital here as a result of injuries suffered in a fall a week ago. The deceased fell and broke her hip while attending the funeral of a friend and was removed from her home on River street to the hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the St. John's Lutheran church with interment at Forest View cemetery. Grandsons will act as pallbearers. Born Caroline Buenzow in Germany in 1846 she came here with her parents at the age of nine, and the family located near Shoto. In 1866 she was married to August Frank who died many years ago. She was married to Henry Willert, Civil War veteran, in 1911. He died three years ago. Two sons, Charles and William Frank of Milwaukee, two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Thomaschefsky, Doering, Wis., and Mrs. Emma Homer, Milwauke and three step- daughters survive. The remains are at the Jansky funeral home until the funeral. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, Septembeer 27, 1933 P.10 ******* [bur. 09-30-1933]


MAYME WILTMAN Mrs. Wenzel Wiltman, 82, of 2113-32nd St., Two Rivers, died Thursday evening, November 6 at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Bernard Setterland will officiate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Wiltman, nee Mayme Wais, was born Feb. 8, 1898, in the Town of Carlton, daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Ramesh Wais. She attended Distric School in West Kewaunee and was married to Wenzel Wiltman June 16, 1925, at Manitowoc. The (sic) lived on the homestead farm until 1948 when they came to Two Rivers. She was a member of the Senior citizens. Survivors include her husband, two sons, Myron of Route 1, Mishicot, and Eugene of Two Rivers; a daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Dorothy) Krebs of New Berlin, 11 grand- children and five great grandchildren. Two brothers, a sister and a grandson preceded her in death. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, 6 o'clock to 9 o'clock this Friday evening and at the church after 11 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service. Herald Times Reporter, November 7, 1980 P.3 ******** (08 Feb 1898/Nov 1980/SSDI)


CHARLES F. WINTERS Charles F. Winters, 77, of 526 North Ninth street, retired miller, died Sunday following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Urbanek and Schlei funeral home, the Rev. A. C. Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Forest View cemetery at Two Rivers. He was born in 1871 at Two Rivers and in 1899 married Miss Etta Hayn of Manitowoc Rapids. He was a grist and flour mill operator and located at Mayville, Wis., and later to Neosha, where he remained until 1906 when he moved to White Lake, S.D. He returned to Manitowoc 26 years ago and was manager of the Oriental Mills until 1940, when he retired. Mrs. Winters died 12 years ago. Survivors are a daughter, Henrietta for Brainerd, Minn.; three sons, Roland of Milwaukee, Leslie of St. Paul and Berl of Roslyn, N.Y.; three brothers, August and John of Milwaukee, Emil of Los Angeles; three sisters, Mrs. Alex Rutz of this city, Mrs. John Stueck of Two Rivers, and Mrs. Rica Buege of Los Angeles; and six grandchildren. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Wednesday noon until the hour of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1948 P.2


JAMES RAIL WOOSTER, JR News was recieved in Two Rivers Monday of the death at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., of James Wooster, a former Two Rivers resident. His wife is the former Lois Engelbrecht. Funeral plans will be announced Tuesday by the Beduhn, Deja and Martin Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. Monday, November 5, 1951 P. 2


OLIVA YANKEE Funeral services for Mrs. Olivia Yankee, 84, formerly of Memorial Drive, who died Tuesday morning at Community Hospital, Oconto Falls, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, the Rev. Ralph Backman officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. She had been a resident of Peltier Convalescent Home, Oconto Falls. Mrs. Yankee, nee Olivia Braunlick, was born Aug. 22, 1885, at Schmoellen, Germany, a daughter of the late Bernard and Mary Dorfel Braunlick. When she was 17 the family brought her to Butternut, Wis., where she was married Dec. 22, 1908 to George Yankee. The family moved to Two Rivers in 1920. Her husband died in 1955 at Spruce, where the couple later resided. Surving are two daughters, Mrs. Ben Gratton of Rt. 2, Suring, and Mrs. Ruth Shemchak of Oconto; two brothers, William of Two Rivers, and ERic Braunlick of Sacramento, Calif., four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. April 22, 1970


ERVIN A. ZARN Ervin A. Zarn, 70, of 1025-24th St., Two Rivers, a retired Mirro Aluminum Co. employe, died Wednesday night at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Rev. Edward Stelter officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Zarn was born March 8, 1900 in the Town of Two Rivers, a son of the late Gust and Adolphina Beedker Zarn. He married the former Ruth Bruhn at Two Rivers Feb. 23, 1922. She preceded him in death Jan. 31, 1937. He was an employe in the polishing dept. of the Mirro firm for many years until his retirement in 1962. Surviving are a daughter, three sons, three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Heller and Mrs. Louis Engelbrecht of Two Rivers, and Mrs. Arno Schmidt his twin, of Rt. 1, Two Rivers; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel, Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 4 p.m. Friday until 10:30 a.m. Saturday when the casket will be taken to the church where the body will lie in state after 11 a.m. until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 21, 1971


RUTH ZARN Mrs. Erwin Zarn, 35, died at the municipal hospital at Two Rivers Sunday and was buried Wednesday afternoon. Survivors are the husband, three sons a daughter, her father, three brothers and four sisters. Manitowoc Sun Messenger, Friday, February 5, 1937 p.7


FRED A. ZERMUEHLEN Fred A. Zermuehlen, 72, of 1419-23rd St., Two Rivers, a former member of Two Rivers City Council, died Saturday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services have been tentatively set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, Two Rivers. Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. September 23, 1972 ******* Funeral services for Fred A. Zermuehlen, 72, of 1419-23rd St., Two Rivers, who served several terms as a member of the Two Rivers City Council, and who died Saturday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, Two Rivers, the Rev. Vernon Hauser officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Zermuehlen was born Jan. 6, 1900, at Two Rivers, son of the late Fred and Caroline Schmidt Zermuehlen. He was employed as a tool and die maker at Plant No. 1, Mirro Aluminum co., for 45 years, retiring in 1965. He married Jessie Ruelle in 1924. She preceded him in death in 1971. He was a member of Two Rivers Lodge No. 200, F. & A.M., and Barney G. Lyman Chapter No. 116, Royal Arch Masons. Survivors include a daughter, a son, four sisters, Mrs. Thelma Patterson and Mrs. Douglas Chase, of Kansa City, Kan., and Mrs. Hubert Wentorf and Mrs. Leo Cutarea, of Two Rivers, three brothers, Martin, of Two Rivers, Herman, of Mt. Prospect, Ill., and Alfred, of Hollywood, Fla.; seven grand- children and a great grandchild. (Survivors edited for living) Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, where Masonic services will be at 7:30 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. September 25, 1972


JESSIE M. ZERMUEHLEN Mrs. Jessie Zermuehlen, 69, of 1419-23rd St., Two Rivers, wife of Fred Zermuehlen Jr., former longtime Two Rivers city councilman, died Saturday night at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, Two Rivers, the Rev. Vernon Hauser officiating. Burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mrs. Zermuehlen, nee Jessie Ruelle, was born May 16, 1901, at Lena, Wis., a daughter of the late Eli and Emily Wells Ruelle. The family moved to Two Rivers in 1920. She was married Oct. 16, 1924, to Mr. Zermuehlen. Long active in Two Rivers Chapter No. 229, Order of Eastern Star, she was a past worthy matron of the organization. She was also a member of Grace church. Besides her husband she leaves a daughter, a son, a sister, Mrs. Fred Krey of Two Rivers; three brothers, Arthur and Albert of Two Rivers, and Robert Ruelle of Menasha, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. (Survivors edited for privacy) Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, until 10 a.m. Tuesday when the casket will be taken to the church. Memorial services will be conducted by the Order of Eastern Star Chapter at 7:30 o'clock this Monday evening. Memorials may be sent to Grace church. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 25, 1971


FRIEDRICH ZERMUHLEN From Der Nord Westen, 05 Dec. 1907: Death Friday of Friedrich Zermuehlen, an old settler of Town Two Rivers at the home of his nephew there, August Zermuehlen. The deceased was born 15 April 1821 in Waldeck and came from Germany to Two Rivers about 50 years ago. During the Civil War he served with the 26th Wisconsin Regiment. He was unmarried. The funeral was held Monday.


AMANDA ZIELKE Mrs. Raymond Zielke, 78, of 1826 31st St., Two Rivers, died Thursday afternoon at home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Edward Stelter will officiate with burial in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Mrs. Zielke, nee Amanda Marquardt was born May 8, 1897, in Germany daughter of the late Peter and Caroline Schroeder Marquardt. She was married to Raymond Zielke May 4, 1925, in Germany, coming to Two Rivers in 1927. She was a member of St. John Ladies Aid Society and St. John Dartball Team. Survivors include her husband, a son, Helmuth, of Sister Bay, three grandchildren and nieces and nephews in Germany. An infant daughter, three brothers and a sister preceded her in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 5 o'clock this Friday afternoon and at the church after 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Friday, April 2, 1976 P.18


ROBERT ZIMMERHAKEL Robert Zimmerhakel, 76, of 2008 E. River St., Two Rivers, died Friday morning, June 20, at Two Rivers Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 12:15 p.m. Monday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home and 12:30 a.m. (sic) at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Richard Bidwell will officate and burial will be in Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Zimmerhakel was born Oct. 3, 1903, in the Town of Mishicot, son of the late Rudolph and Katherine Burish Zimmerhakel. He married Irene Demsien March 28, 1925. Mr. Zimmerhakel had been employed as a superintendent in the shipping department at Mirro Corporation, retiring in 1968, and was a member of the Elks Club. Survivors include his wife, a son, Wallace of Mishicot, a daughter, Mrs. Melvin (Joyce) Thomas of Two Rivers, a sister, Mrs. Myles (Mildred) Krejcarek of Route 2, Manitowoc and four grandchildren. Two brothers and four sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Sunday. Herald Times Reporter, June 20, 1980 P.3 ******** [bur. 06-23-1980/age 76 yrs.] (03 Sep 1903/Jun 1980/SSDI)


ALFRED P. ZLATNIK (DR.) Private funeral services will be Monday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, for Dr. A.P. Zlatnik, 76, a physician and surgeon for more than 50 years in the area, and former Two Rivers health officer, who died at 5:10 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Burial will be in the family plot in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. The Rev. David Hansen will officiate at the services. Dr. Zlatnik was born at Two Rivers Sept. 19, 1897, a son of the late Peter and Kate Meissner Kurtz Zlatnik. When he was two years old, the family brought him to Milwaukee. Upon the death of his mother, the family returned to Two Rivers where he attended the public elementary schools. He was graduated from Two Rivers High School with the class of 1916. He entered Marquette University School of Medicine that fall from where he was graduated in 1922. He became associated with the late Dr. A.M. Farrell in 1923 after an internship period. Dr. Zlatnik married the former Florence Calkins of Plover, Portage County, at Two Rivers May 3, 1924. Besides his wife he leaves a daughter; three sons; a sister, Mrs. Viasta Rogers of Milwaukee, and 10 grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be given at the choice of the donor, including Grace Congregational United Church of Christ Memoiral Fund, Wisconsin Heart Assn., the Two Rivers Rotary Club Scholarship Fund, and Holy Family Hospital. Herald Times Reporter, Saturday. December 15, 1973 ******** [bur. 12-17-1973/age 76 yrs.]


PETER P. ZLATNIK Peter Zlatnik, 65, father of Dr. A.P. Zlatnik, Two Rivers health officer, died yesterday afternoon at Two Rivers. Mr. Zlatnik, who spent his youth in Two Rivers, resided in Milwaukee for the last 38 years. He went to Two Rivers to be under the care of his son. Funeral services will be conducted by the Masonic lodge at Two Rivers Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Beduhn funeral home with interment in Forest View cemetery. Mr. Zlatnik was born in Bohemia on June 29, 1874 and came to this country with his parents at the age of one and one-half. The family settled in Kewaunee county and after about three years moved to Two Rivers. He was educated in the Two Rivers schools and about 38 years ago went to Milwaukee where he had since been employed as a machinist for the Nordberg Manufacturing company. About 43 years ago he married Katharine Kurtz. After her death he married Bertha Davies in 1927. Survivors are the widow; one son, Dr. A.P. Zlatnik of Two Rivers, one daughter, Mrs. Malcolm Rogers, Milwaukee; two foster daughters, Mrs. Frank Cadwell, Minneapolis, and Ruth Davies, Milwaukee; one brother, Joseph Zlatnik of Two Rivers; three sisters, Mrs. Osar Stockmeyer and Mrs. Frank Rehrauer of Two Rivers and Mrs. C.F. Zeckel of Manitowoc; and seven grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Monday, August 7, 1939 P.2