ABRAMOVICH, LIBBIE 15 Apr 1896/May 1980 Libbie Romdenne Abramovich, b. 15 Apr 1895, d. 24 May 1980 OBITUARY - Herald Times Reporter, Sun. May 25, 1980 Abramovich Mrs. Libbie Abramovich, 84, formerly of 1312 Hawthorne Ave., Two Rivers, died early Saturday morning, May 24, at Manitowoc Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. John Neuser will officiate and burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Casco. (Kewaunee county) Mrs. Abramovich, nee Libbie Romdenne, was born April 15, 1895, at Casco, Wis., daughter of the late Joseph and Edith Schroeder Romdenne. She was married to Joseph Stezenskie July of 1918. He preceded her in death July of 1923. She was then married to Walter Abramovich in June of 1926. He preceded her in death Sept. of 1959. She was a member of Third Order of St. Francis and Ladies of St. Mark Catholic Church. Survivors include three sons, three daughters, a brother, two sisters, 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 4 p.m. Monday where a memorial service will be at 7 p.m.
ALLEN, MRS. R.S. From Der Nord Westen, 05 Mar. 1903: A heart attack claimed the life of Mrs. R.S. Allen on Thurs. last week. Mrs. Allen was born in Pennsylvania on 07 Aug. 1835. The family moved here from Menominee, Michigan, 8 mos. ago. The deceased leaves her husband and 6 children. The body will be taken to Sturgeon Bay for burial.
ANDREWS, ABRAHAM From Der Nord Westen, 31 Dec. 1908: 87-year old Abraham Andrews, a well-known wood merchant in Manitowoc and Calumet Counties, died Tuesday night in the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Job Clark here. He is survived by 2 sons and 2 daughters. The casket was taken to Brillion for burial.
ARENS, ANTONETTA From Manitowoc county death records: Antonetta Arens (v.3 p.94) Child March 1882-Sept. 19, 1883 Daughter of Saml. E. W. Erens and Martha Born Milwaukee Died from “summer complaint” –died in City of Manitowoc Buried in Milwaukee County –“parents live in Milwaukee County”
ARNOLD, MRS. J.C. From Der Nord Westen, 20 Mar. 1902: Mrs. J.C. Arnold, wife of the superintendent of the local gas works, died Mon. at age 24 following a short illness. She is survived by her husband and 2 small children. The body was transported to East Saginaw, Michigan, for burial.
ARTIS, AMELIA (b. 1 Nov 1876/d. Nov 1970/SSDI) Mrs. Ervin M. Artis, 94, of Park Lawn Home, Manitowoc, died there Monday evening. Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Phipps Memorial Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Gervase Zanotti will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, Ill. Mrs. Artis, nee Amelia Springer, was born Nov. 1, 1876, at Arrowsmith, Ill., daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Stalter Springer. She was married to Ervin M. Artis in 1902 at Danvers, Ill. The couple farmed at Arrowsmith until 1952 when she came to Manitowoc to live with her son. Her husband preceded her in death April 13, 1941. She was a member of the Lois Society of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sons, two daughters, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home Manitowoc from 6 o'clock to 9 o'clock this Tuesday evening and until noon Wednesday and then at the chapel until the time of services. Memorials may be made to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times, 1970 November 17
ARTZ, JOHN (b. 1 Jan 1889/d. May 1977) John J. Artz, 88, of 3002 Custer St. Manitowoc, died Tuesday evening at Family Heritage Home, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Pfeffer Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Philip Hoffmann will officiate with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, De Pere. Mr. Artz was born Jan. 1, 1889, at De Pere, son of the late John and Anna Boogan Artz. He married the former Isabella Bobcock Holmes in 1910 at De Pere. She preceded him in death in 1918. He married Sarah Clement July 15, 1920, at Manitowoc, residing here since. He had been employed as a painter-decorator in the area. Survivors include his wife, of Manitowoc, seven sons, two daughters, three sisters, 23 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. A son, Norbert, and nine brothers and sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, where a prayer service will be at 8 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, 1977 June 1
BAILEY, ALFRED D. Alfred D. Bailey, 77, died Wednesday at Shady Lane Home, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Dale Tutje will officiate and burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Oconto County. Mr. Bailey was born Feb. 9, 1893, at Stiles, Wis. He married Mabel Vlies Dec. 12, 1914, at Oconto. They came to Manitowoc in 1924. His wife preceded him in death in 1962. Survivors include two sons, Willard, of Niceville, Fla., and Clarence, of Rockford, Ill., two daughters, Mrs. Roy Radandt and Mrs. Marvin Lishka, of Manitowoc, two brothers, two sisters, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. A son, a daughter, a granddaughter, four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 o'clock this Thursday afternoon until time of services Friday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. April 23, 1970
BARTHELOT, BARBARA From Der Nord Westen, 27 Nov. 1902: Death Wed. last week of Mrs. Barbara Barthelot at the home of her daughter Mrs. W. Meyer on 14th St. The deceased, who leaves 5 children, was born in Milwaukee but had resided in Manitowoc for the last 29 yrs. The body was taken to Milwaukee for burial.
BASHAW, MINNIE Mrs. Minnie Bashaw, 75, of 1024-26th St., Two Rivers, who had been making her home the past nine years with a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Brull, of 1024-26th St., Two Rivers, died early Wednesday at a Manitowoc hospital where she had been a patient three weeks. She had been in failing health for more than a year. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist Church at Arkansaw, Pepin County. Burial wil be in Arkansaw Public Cemetery. Mrs. Bashaw, nee Manor, was born April 17, 1884, at Forest Vale, Town of Waterville, Pepin County, a daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Martin Manor. She was married Jan. 28, 1900, to Moody Bashaw at Arkansaw. Several years later the family moved to Two Rivers, where her husband died in 1935. She was a member of the Golden Age Club of Two Rivers and a 50-year member of the Royal Neighbors of America at Arkansaw. Besides the daughter she leaves two sons, Alvin of Two Rivers and Franklin of Milwaukee, 14 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A son, William, died two years ago. Preceding her in death also were a sister and four brother. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, Thursday afternoon and evening after which the casket will be taken to the Goodrich Funeral Home at Durand, Pepin County, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday until the casket is removed to the church at Arkansaw. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 6, 1960
BEHNKE, HERMAN C. Funeral services for Herman C. Behnke, 74, of Rt. 1, Brillion, who died Thursday morning at his home, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Brillion. The Rev. Robert Wendland will officiate and burial will be in Community Cemetery, Brillion. Mr. Behnke was born July 17, 1895, at Brillion. He married Edna Stienbach Aug. 11, 1921. She died in 1922. He then married Esther Bielke May 20, 1925. They farmed in Town of Maple Grove until 1930, when they moved to Brillion. Mr. Behnke was a veteran of World War I and a member of Becker-Bloedorn American Legion Post 126. Survivors include his wife; two sons, five daughters, a sister, Mrs. Alvina Thurow, of Rt. 2, Brillion; a half-sister, Mrs. Milton (Adeline) Nitchke, of VanDyne, Wis.; four half-brothers, Ervin and Robert of Rt. 2, Brillion, Milton of Brillion and Waldemar of Reedsville; a step-brother, Fred Schefer, of Hilbert, and 19 grandchildren. A son, a grandson, five brothers and four sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Wieting Funeral Home, Brillion, after 3 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday and then from noon at the church until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 19, 1970
BEHNKE, MRS. H.L. From Der Nord Westen, 15 Nov. 1906: Death Sunday in the local Holy Family Hospital of 35-year old Mrs. H.L. Behnke of Brillion. The body was taken to Brillion for burial.
BEHRENS, JOHANNA From Der Nord Westen, 28 Nov. 1907: Miss Johanna Behrens died Wednesday evening last week in the residence of Adolph Baier, editor of “Wahrheit”, from T.B. of the brain. The deceased, who was 17, was a niece of Mr. Baier and had lived with his family for the past year during her illness. Mr. Baier accompanied the casket to Detroit for burial.
BEST, LOUISE CALLED BY DEATH. Mrs. Louise Best, one of the oldtime residents of the town of Schleswig, passed to her reward on Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock, at her home in this city, after several weeks’ illness with lagrippe. Decedent, nee Meyer, was born in Mardorf, Hannover, Germany, April 13, 1852. She came to America in 1875 with her sister, and made her home with her brother, who lived at Millhome. She was united in marriage to Carl Best in 1876, and the couple made their home on a farm in Schleswig, near Kiel. For the past three years she has resided in Kiel, where she lived with her son Louis. Mr. Best died about a year ago. The survivors are two sons and two daughters; one sister and one brother in Germany and one sister in Millhome; also nine grandchildren. The funeral services took place Monday morning at 8 o’clock, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Voss. Rev. W. Rech officiated. The remains were shipped to Thorp, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dora Mathes, for burial. Photo in Glass Negatives
BIEBERITZ, ALVINA Mrs. Emil Bieberitz, 81, who had been making her home the past three years with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wencel Kolar, 430 No. Sixth St., Manitowoc, died Sunday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. She had been ill for six months. Funeral services will be at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Zacheral Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, Wis., and at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in that city. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry Riordan will oofficiate and burial will be in Rienz Cemetery, Fond du Lac. She was born Alvina Maertz at Fond du Lac Sept. 16, 1878, daughter of the late Joseph and Madeline Voell Maertz. She was married to Emil C. Bierberitz, a Manitowoc tailor, Aug. 5, 1903, and the couple settled in Sheboygan for one year before moving to Fond du Lac. Mr. Bieberitz died in 1944. Mrs. Bieberitz was a member of the Altar Society of the church and of the Third Order of St. Francis. Survivors include a son, Paul of South Bend, Ind.; daughter, Mrs. Wencel Kolar of Manitowoc and several nieces and nephews. Two sisters and a brother preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home where the body was moved early Monday by Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Daughters of Isabella will pray the Rosary in memory of Mrs. Bieberitz at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 11, 1960
BIERSCHEIN, W.E. From Der Nord Westen, 28 Mar. 1907: Death in the local hospital on Thursday last week of W.E. Bierschein, a woodworker in the local school furniture factory, of appendicitis. The deceased had come here from Indiana about six months ago, and his body will be sent there for burial.
BOCK, MRS. AUGUST From Der Nord Westen, 11 Sep. 1902: Mrs. August Bock of Chicago, who was here visiting the family of Fred Bock, was found there dead in her bed yesterday morning. She had been suffering from bronchitis for several days. The body will be transported to Chicago.
BRACHMANN, MARIA From Der Nord Westen, 25 July 1889: Death on Wed. afternoon, about 5 p.m., of Mrs. Maria Brachmann, wife of Mr. Peter Brachmann of Town Newton. On Fri. morning the body will be shipped to Mequon where her father still lives, for burial there. She leaves her husband and 5 grown children.
BRACHMANN, PETER From Der Nord Westen, 29 Dec. 1892: Death last Wed., 21 Dec., of 69 yr. old Peter Brachmann, an old resident of Town Newton. His body was shipped to Mequon, Ozaukee County, for burial last Sat.
BRIENEMANN, KATHERINE Mrs. Katherine Brienemann, who has made her home in the city for the past four years died Sunday at the hospital. The deceased was seventy-one years of age and has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Molly Haworth, 909 Washington street. The body will be shipped to Green Bay for burial. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Molly Haworth of this city and Mrs. Catherine Benjerman of Green Bay. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, December 26, 1922 P.10
BRILL, BENJAMIN DIES WHILE ON A VISIT TO DAUGHTER HERE Here on a visit to his daughter, Mrs. Rose Brown head of Brown's Fur Shop, South Eighth street, Benjamin Brill, 63, passed away shortly after midnight last night at his room in the Hotel Manitowoc. Although in failing health for more than a year Mr. Brown had been confined to his bed at the hotel only the past two weeks. He came here a month ago from Green Bay, where he has been living with his only son, B.I. Brill. The remains were shipped to Milwaukee this morning on the eight o'clock train, accompanied by the son and two daughters, and burial will take place there on Friday afternoon. Two daughters, Mrs. Rose Brown and Miss Della Brill, and one son, B.I. Brill, Green Bay, survive. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. September 18, 1930 P. 2
BROWN, WILLIAM From Der Nord Westen, 05 Dec. 1907: In his cabin on the steamer “Lotus”, which is in port for repairs, ship’s mate William Brown of Escanaba was found dead on the floor yesterday. A stroke had brought his life to an end.
BUBHOLZ, WILHELMINA FRIEDERIKA CAROLINE Name: Bubholz, Wilhelmina Friederika Caroline D.: 6/30/1869 B.: 6/20/1869 Reg. D.: 12/30/1869 sex: f/w Age at death: 10 da. B.P.: Maple Grove D.P.: Maple Grove Cem: Tn. Graveyard Tn. Brillion Calumet Co. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Albert Kleye Tn. Rockland Spouse: F.: Gottfried Bubholz M.: Wilhelmine Bubholz Cause of Death: Add Info.: Cert. Dt. 7/6/1869 Pg.#
BUBHOLZ, WILHELMINE Name: Bubholz, Wilhelmine D.: 7/25/1869 B.: 11/10/1845 Reg. D.: 12/30/1869 sex: f/w Age at death: 23 yrs. 7 mo. 15 da. B.P.: Germany D.P.: Maple Grove Cem: Tn. Graveyard Tn. Brillion Calumet Co. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Albert Kleye, Minister Tn of Rockland Spouse: Gottfried Bubholz F.: Friedrich Lorenz M.: Maria Lorenz Cause of Death: Add Info.: Cert. Dt. 6/25/1869 Pg.# 71
CALAHAN, ELIZABETH Mrs. Elizabeth Calahan, 75, of 126 Prospect St., Elmhurst, Ill., died Monday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, where she had been a patient the past three months. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Miller-Keys Funeral Home, Elmhurst. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst. The former Elizabeth Frank was born Jan. 16, 1885, at Appleton, daughter of the late Gerhard and Mary Mailmann Frank. In 1902 she moved to St. Nazianz where she lived until moving to Chicago and then to Elmhurst. Mrs. Calahan was married to James Calahan in 1905 at St. Nazianz. He preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. William Todd of Elmhurst; a sister, Mrs. Mike Lang of Rt. 2, Reedsville; a granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. The Berge Funeral Home at Valders is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 19, 1960
CHRISTENSEN, FATHER OF DR. From Der Nord Westen, 21 Apr. 1904: Death Thurs. in Two Rivers of the 74-yr. old father of Dr. Christensen. The body was taken to Belfield, N. Dakota, for burial.
COLE, META F. Meta F. Cole, 77, formerly of Manitowoc, and the North Ridge Care Center, died Monday, October 22, 1990, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Rev. Wayne Tripp, Pastor of First Reformed Church, Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, will officiate and burial will follow at Cedar Grove. She was born June 1, 1913, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Warburton Claussen. She attended schools in Cedar Grove. She married Wallace Cole, January 21, 1939, in Cedar Grove, and the couple celebrated their 51st Wedding Anniversary, January of this year. The couple coming to Manitowoc in 1981 to make their home. She was a member of First Reformed Church of Cedar Grove. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Friends may call at Jens Funeral Home from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of services. Memorials may be made to the Radio Fund of the First Reformed Church of Cedar Grove. Herald Times Reporter, no date.
CONELLY, JULIA From Der Nord Westen, 14 Apr. 1904: Death last week of 85-yr. old completely blind Mrs. Julia Conelly of Chilton in the local St. Mary's Hospital where she had been a patient since last fall.
COYNE, SON OF JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 25 Apr. 1907: A 6-year old son of John Coyne here died Monday after a short illness. The body was taken to Waukesha for burial.
CURRENS, DR. From Der Nord Westen, 25 June 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 22 June) Death last week of the mother of Dr. Currens. The body was sent to the railroad station on the 20th for shipment to Plymouth, Illinois for burial.
DELATOUR, DOROTHY (19 Jul 1890/Feb 1970/SSDI- issued Nebraska) Mrs. Dorothy Delatour, of 1433 N. Sixth St., Manitowoc, died unexpectedly Friday at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Gervase Zanotti will officiate and burial will be Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery, Beatrice, Neb. Mrs. Delatour, nee Dorothy Hill, was born at Beatrice, Neb., daughter of the late Walter and Winona Harding Hill. She attneded schools at Beatrice, graduating from the high school there. She was an office worker in the University of Nebraska for many years. In 1956 she came to Manitowoc to make her home. She was married to John Delatour in May, 1912, at Denver, Colo. He preceded her in death. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Manitowoc, and a member of the Sara Circle. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Clifford (Jane) Hollenbeck, of Manitowoc; a sister, Mrs. Mary Skinner, of Lincoln, Neb.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Three brothers preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be sent to the church and to the intensive care unit at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. February 28, 1970
DESWARTE, ANNE M. Anne M. DeSwarte, age 85, a resident of Harmony House, Two Rivers, died Monday morning, Dec. 18, 2006, at the home. Anne was born June 28, 1921, in Superior, daughter of the late Thomas and Mabel(Austreng) Schmitz. She was a graduate of Barron High School, class of 1940, and a graduate of the College of Commerce, Eau Claire. On Oct. 28, 1951, she married Melvin A. DeSwarte in Barron. He preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2000. She was a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course and also was a graduate assistant for the program the following year. Anne was employed by the Department of Agriculture and Public Housing Administration from 1943 through 1954 in Barron, Shawano and Manitowoc. She had been involved in many civic programs in Two Rivers since retirement; among these are: The Two Rivers Garden Club; Task Force for the Two Rivers Community Hospital; Two Rivers Historical Society; a member of the Joseph Mann Library Board (now the Lester Public Library), where in 1988, Anne was awarded the “Trustee of the Year” by the Wisconsin Library Association; an active member of the Senior Citizens Center; the Committee on Aging; and a member of the Two Rivers City Council for eight years. She ushered at the Capitol Civic Centre for many years as a volunteer. Anne has been an active member of Calvary Lutheran Church since 1965, serving on many committees and holding many offices. She enjoyed traveling, reading and raising flowers with her husband, Mel. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Other than her parents and her husband, Anne was preceded in death by two sisters: Phyllis and Margaret; and one brother: Tom. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Kay Richter. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano. The family will greet relatives and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Visitation will continue on Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Calvary Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to the American Cancer Society. Anne was passionate about many things and worked endlessly at those and always had a sincere desire to help others. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 19, 2006
DESWARTE, MELVIN A. (MEL) Melvin A. (Mel) DeSwarte, age 72, of Two Rivers, died Saturday afternoon at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Rev. Donald R. Staude will officiate with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. Mel was born May 11, 1927 in Shawano County, son of the late Archer and Elsie A. Hoffman De Swarte. On Oct. 28, 1951 he married Anne M. Schmitz in Barron, Wis. Mel was a graduate of Shawano High School and the University of Wisconsin-Stout at Menomonie. He taught at Wausau Tech School for four years and was coordinator of the T&I department at Beloit Tech School for two years. He then began his 33-year teaching career at Lakeshore Tech, retiring in 1994. Mel developed the Individual Instruction Program for the electronics servicing program at Lakeshore. He was an active member of WVA for 28 years, serving as president for two years and served as a Two Rivers city councilman for 14 years. Mel very much enjoyed his volunteer position as a driver for the Red Cross where he met many friends while assisting the elderly and others. Mel ushered at the Capitol Civic Centre for four years, served on the Two Rivers Community Hospital board for 10 years and was an active member of Calvary Lutheran Church for 25 years. (Survivors omitted for privacy) The family will greet relatives and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000 at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Mel's granddaughters brought him great joy. Herald Times Reporter, January 31, 2000
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Julia Dier, age 93, of Two Rivers, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2004 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Julia was born March 23, 1911 in Rosiere, Wis., daughter of the late John and Margaret Kust Tlachac. On May 8, 1937, she married Alex E. Dier. He preceded her in death May 18, 1993. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter: Margaret; one great-granddaughter: Vanessa; three brothers: John, Vojta and George Tlachac; four sisters: Marie Seiler, Anne Phillips, Margaret Tlachac and Josephine Juza. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004 at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish, Holy Redeemer Site, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O'Brien with burial at St. Mary of the Snows Church Cemetery, Namur, Door County. The family will greet relatives and friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, where a prayer service will take place at 7:30 p.m. led by the Rev. O'Brien. Visitation will continue Thursday at Holy Redeemer Site from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family and used with their discretion. Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 9, 2004
DONOVAN, MICHAEL From Der Nord Westen, 29 Nov. 1906: Death in a local hospital on Wednesday last week of 75-year old Michael Donovan of Sturgeon Bay. The body was sent to Sturgeon Bay.
DRUM, FRITZ From Der Nord Westen, 25 Dec. 1890: Fritz Drum, father-in-law of our assistant postmaster Frank Stirn, was killed in an accident Fri. night at Maple Grove. He was returning home from Reedsville, but after crossing the railroad tracks, the express train roared by, alarming his horse that ran away. He was thrown from the wagon and died soon after. He was 65, a widower, and leaves 6 children of whom 2 are married, a son and a daughter. His funeral was Mon. in Brillion conducted by the G.A.R.
DUNN, HERMAN C. Herman C. Dunn of Spring Valley is Laid to Rest Funeral services for Herman C. Dunn, 58, tavern keeper of Spring Valley who died suddenly on Monday evening, were held Friday morning at the Nennig Funeral Home in St. Wendel, and at 9:30 o’clock at the St. Fidelius Catholic church in Spring Valley. The Rev. Edward Wagner officiated and burial was made in the family lot in Eldorado, Wis. The Rev. Father Jenkin prayed at the grave. Pallbearers were John Schrand, William Bertsche, Eugene Wagner, Roman Seipel, Joseph Fitzgerald and John Ahl. The large assemblage in attendance included relatives and friends from Manitowoc, Francis Creek, St. Nazianz, Osman, Manitowoc, Berlin, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Eldorado and School Hill. Floral pieces in addition to the many spiritual bouquets and other flowers, included those from the Badger Liquor Co., Manitowoc, Kingsburg Breweries Co., and Kiel Bottling Works. The Sheboygan Press – Saturday, June 26, 1943 – P. 4
DUNNING, EDWARD From Der Nord Westen, 07 Jan. 1909: Edward Dunning, a former employee of the Northern Grain Co., died Friday of heart trouble with which he had suffered a long time. He was 30 years old. His body was taken to Chicago for burial.
DURGIN, AUGUSTA From Der Nord Westen, 15 May 1902: Death Sun. in the local mental facility of 69-yr. old Mrs. Augusta Durgin. The body was taken to Coloma for burial, the deceased's hometown.
EBERHARDT, EMMA Mrs. Emma Eberhardt, 75, of 2309-13th St., Two Rivers, widow of Harold Eberhardt, longtime chief electrician at Mirro Aluminum Co., Plant No. 4, died Monday afternoon at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 1:30 p.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, The Rev. Richard Weber officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Mrs. Eberhardt, nee Emma Krickeberg, was born Dec. 14, 1894, at Appleton, a daughter of the late George and Pauline Kestner Krickeberg. She was married Oct. 11, 1919 at New Brunswick, N.J. to Harold Eberhardt of Appleton. The family came to Two Rivers in 1922 from Appleton. Mr. Eberhardt died June 27, 1969. She was a member of the Ladies Society of St. John Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Orris) Evans, of Middleton, Wis; a son, Atty. Harold H., of Lake Mills; two sisters, Mrs. Paul Stegert of Appleton, and Mrs. J.N. LaBresh of Green Cove Springs, Fla., and seven grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. April 28, 1970
ECHTERNACHER, MRS. GUSTAV From Der Nord Westen, 11 Oct. 1900: Death yesterday in a local hospital of Mrs. Gustav Echternacher. The lady had been ill for about two years and entered the hospital a few days ago. She is survived by her husband and one child. Mrs. Echternacher was born 23 May 1865 in Chicago and she and her family resided here about the last 4 years. The body was shipped to Chicago for burial.
ELFNER, JOHN Jun 07 1897/Aug 1983 He was married to Lillian at St. Charles Catholic ch. in Lena, Oconto co., lived and died at Manitowoc, buried at Lena in the St. Charles Parish cemetery.
ELFNER, LILLIAN Mar 28 1897/Nov 1974 She was married to John at St. Charles Catholic ch. in Lena, Oconto co., lived and died at Manitowoc, buried at Lena in the St. Charles Parish cemetery.
ENNIS, MRS. THOMAS From Der Nord Westen, 02 Nov. 1905: Mrs. Thomas Ennis has died of consumption here. The deceased, a daughter of William Green here, had been born and raised in Manitowoc, but had moved to Rhinelander following her marriage and lived there with her husband until he died several years ago. At that time she returned here. In addition to her parents she leaves 3 children. The funeral was held Tues. afternoon.
EVANS, MRS. H.J. From Der Nord Westen, 05 Jan. 1899: Death on Tues. of Mrs. H.J. Evans, wife of the north side senior school teacher, after a long illness with heart problems. The casket will be taken this afternoon to Mauston and will be buried there.
FALK, MYRTLE M. Myrtle M. Falk, age 81, a resident of North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, died Monday evening, April 21, 1997, at the center. Private Funeral Services were held at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels. Rev. Edward Stelter officiated at the service. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Kewaunee. She was born January 25, 1916, in Kewaunee, daughter of the late Charles and Caroline Burmeister Bargmann On October 8, 1949, she was married to Douglas Falk at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death July 24, 1975. Myrtle was a long time member of St. John Lutheran Church in M. Falk Two Rivers. She was grateful for the pastoral care she received from the pastors of St John’s. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, for the loving and considerate care Myrtle received. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, assisted the family with arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, April 24, 1997
FENNER: GERTRUDE (b. 16 March 1906/d. 29 November 1999) Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter, Tues, Nov 30, 1999, pA2 Gertrude A. Fenner, age 93, formerly of N. 5th St., Manitowoc, died Monday, November 29, 1999, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999, at St. James Episcopal Church. Officiating will be Rev. Roy C. Myers with burial to follow at Sheboygan Falls Cemetery, Sheboygan Falls. Gertrude was born March 16, 1906, in Sheboygan Falls, daughter of the late Joseph and Johanna Blust Osthelder. She graduated from Sheboygan Falls High School in 1924. She later attended the University of Wisconsin Stout, graduating with the class of 1926. She taught Home Economics at Kohler High School from 1928 to 1931. She married Lewis E. Fenner on June 27, 1931, at Sheboygan Falls. He preceded her in death in 1977. Gertrude taught Home Economics class on a call staff for the Manitowoc Vocational School for nine years. She was a member of St. James Episcopal church, the University of Wisconsin Stout Alumni Association, a former 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star #196, and a former member of the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Relatives and friends may call at St. James Episcopal Church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church. The Jens Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
FENNER: LEWIS (b. 13 April 1905/d. December 1977) Manitowoc (WI) Herald-Times Reporter, Fri, Dec 23, 1977, p3 Louis (Ed) Fenner, 72, of 632 N. Fifth St., Manitowoc, died Thursday afternoon in Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. James Episcopal Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. William Harvey will officiate and burial will be in Sheboygan Falls Cemetery. Mr. Fenner was born April 13, 1905 in town of Lawrence, Marquette County, son of the late James and Fannie Beals Fenner. As a young boy he moved with his parents from Marquette to Oxford, where they resided a short period of time, moving to Sheboygan Falls in 1917, where he attended schools and was graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1925. He married Gertrude Osthelder June 27, 1931 in Sheboygan, moving to Manitowoc where they resided all their married lives. Prior to coming to Manitowoc in February of 1931, Mr. Fenner was employed with Sheboygan Highway Dept and also Wisconsin State Highway Dept. He was employed as Manitowoc County Highway Engineer until 1948 and later in that year he formed his own engineering business, which was known as Fenner and Brey Engineering Corp. of which he was president, retiring in 1970. He was a registered engineer, registered in Michigan and Wisconsin and a member of St. James Episcopal Church, American Society of Civil Engineers, Manitowoc Rotary Club and past president of the local Issac Walton League. Surviving are his wife, Gertrude. A brother preceded him in death. Friends may call in Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 7 o'clock to 9 o'clock this Friday evening. The casket will remain closed. Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, Memorial Hospital or American Cancer Society.
FISCHER, CHILD OF GEO. F. From Der Nord Westen, 20 Nov. 1902: A small child of Geo. F. Fischer died Mon. Mr. Fischer, who is employed as a pressman by the local "Pilot", moved here from Milwaukee a short while ago. The body will be brought to Milwaukee for burial.
FOAT JULIA Julia used to come into the coffee shop I worked in downtown (Manitowoc) when I was in high school. She lived on Chicago St. just down from the Strand theatre. I have her obit somewhere and will try to find it. She was such a sweet woman. She'd keep me company on slow afternoons and we'd sip tea together and she'd tell me about her family. I believe she is buried somewhere around Waukesha. Found her information! Her spouse was Robert F. Foat who died in 1954 they are buried next to each other in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Listing from site for the diocese: Name: Julia Foat (nee Kowalski) Date of Death: 3/17/1973 Date of Burial: 3/20/1973 Age at Death: 71 Marital Status: Widowed Last Address: 606 Chicago St., Manitowoc, Wi Funeral Home: Jens (Manitowoc) Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha, WI Location: Block Section: J, Row 62; Lot Grave 2 (b. 19 May 1902/d. March 1973/sent in by a friend)
FRAMNESS, RUPERT A. Rupert A. Framness, age 83, of Manitowoc, died Wednesday, February 18, 1998, at River’s Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 23, 1998, at First Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Rev. Richard Lind will officiate, with burial to follow at Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto Falls, Wis. He was born March 16, 1914, in Green Valley, Wis., son of the late Halfdon and Hilda Rudie Framness. He was employed at Eggers Industries for 30 years, retiring in 1978. Rupert married Ardis Temple on August 16, 1941, in Green Valley. He was a member of First Lutheran Church and a member of the Odd Fellows. Rupert was an avid fisherman and sportsman. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Besides his parents, Rupert was preceded in death by five brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law, Althea Siegel. Friends may call at the Jens Funeral Home on Sunday from 5-9 p.m., and at the church on Monday from 10-11 a.m. Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church or the Lester Public Library, Two Rivers. Herald Times Reporter, February 20, 1998
FRITSCH, ANNA Mrs. Anna Fritsch, 100, who resided at Holy Family Hospital Extended Care Facility the past four years, formerly of 1321 S. Eighth St., Manitowoc, died Wednesday evening at Holy Family Hospital. Family services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Gerald Schrankler will officiate with burial in the family plot at Brillion Cemetery, Brillion. Mrs. Fritsch, nee Anna Barth, was born July 15, 1876 at Brillion, daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia Manke Barth. She was reared and educated in the Brillion area and was married to Frank Fritsch in 1893. He preceded her in death in August of 1922. Mrs. Fritsch had resided at Manitowoc since 1930. Survivors include four sons, Reuben, of Two Rivers, and Melvin, Edward and Victor, of Manitowoc; three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Bourgeois, of ElCajon, Calif.; Mrs. George (Ethel) Frieder and Mrs. Vivian Endries, of Manitowoc; a sister, Miss Edna Barth, of Brillion; a son-in-law; Otto Grimm, of Green Bay, 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. A son, Leslie, and three daughters, Esther, Mildred and Alma, preceded her in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, Wis. May 12, 1977 P. 3 ********* (Anna Fritsch/15 Jul 1878/May 1977/SSDI)
FULDNER, ELSIE Mrs. Elsie Fuldner, 84, formerly of 718 New York Ave., Manitowoc, died Saturday at Park Lawn Home, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. A.E. Hanstedt will officiate and burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee. Mrs. Fuldner was born Oct. 9, 1887, in Manitowoc County. She was married to Herman Fuldner Feb. 6, 1913, at Milwaukee. He preceded her in death. Survivors include a niece, a nephew and cousins. There will be no visitation. The casket will remain closed. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. April 3, 1972 P. 11 ******** (Elsie Fuldner/b. 9 October 1887/d. April 1972/SSDI)
GARBES, MABEL From Der Nord Westen, 26 July 1900: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 23 July) Death by drowning last Fri. of two little girls visiting Two Rivers – 11-yr. old Mabel Garbes of Milwaukee and 10-yr. old Beatrice Pearson of St. Paul. They ventured out upon a boom and fell into the river. A young man, Henry Schultz, heard their cries and jumped in to help but sank with them. The bodies were eventually found by men from the lifesaving station.
GARTZKE, GUSTAV From Der Nord Westen, 16 July 1908: Friday evening last week Erwin Gartzke, only son of brewer Gustav Gartzke in Centerville, along with the Mill brothers decided to go swimming in the millrace. It was a very hot day. Whether young Gartzke had cooled off enough before going into the water, or whether there was some other cause, it has been absolutely established that the young man was overcome with cramps and sank before the eyes of his comrades who were unable to help him in time. The body of the drowned boy was pulled from the water a half hour later, but all efforts at resuscitation were to no avail. The body was taken to Milwaukee and buried there Monday.
GERLACH, BERTHA From Manitowoc county death records: Bertha Johannah Gerlach nee Bruemeyer (v.22 p.203) Wife of Henry Gerlach Oct. 15, 1877-March 23, 1926 Daughter of [?] Breumeyer (born at sea) and Auguste Kohlberg (born WI) Born Wisconsin Died from “cancer of bladder, 2 years –nephritis, 10 months” Buried at Wildwood Cemetery, Sheboygan
GERLACH, MARY From Manitowoc county death records: Mary Gerlach nee Wipple (v.19 p.620) Widow Died Jan. 24, 1923 at age 76 years, 3 months and 19 days Daughter of Christoph Wipple (born Germany) with mother unknown Born Germany Died from “broncho pneumonia –myocarditis” Buried at “Smiths in Rhine”
GIBEAULT, ARISTIDE Aristide Gibeault, 78, a retired Coleman farmer who came to Two Rivers during the holiday period to visit with his sons and other relatives and who took ill New Years's Eve, died early Monday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but it is understood that services will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic church, Coleman, the Rev. Byron Belonger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are in charge of the Rhodes Funeral Home, Coleman. The casket will be taken to Coleman from the Klein & Stangel, Inc. Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Aristide Gibeault was born April 5, 1881 at Coleman, a son of the late Armidos and Azarine Brault Gibeault. He married the former Evelyn LaValley at Peshtigo Aug. 23, 1905. After their marriage they settled on a farm near Coleman, retiring to the village in 1950. Besides his wife he leaves six daughters, Mrs. Orville Jergenson, of Hayward, Wis., Mrs. Charles Simono and Mrs. William Hikade of Milwaukee, Mrs. Stanley Gajdys of West Allis, Mrs. John Tocers of Peshtigo and Mrs. Elwood Holmes of Mishicot; five sons, Harris and Leonard of Two Rivers, George and Bernard of Milwaukee and Paul of Sheboygan; two sisters, Mrs. Samuel LaValley of Channing, Mich. and Mrs. George Austin of Spokane, Wash.; four brothers, Arthur and Joseph of Two Rivers and Homer and Emil of Coleman; 38 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 4, 1960
GIFFEY, C.W. From Der Nord Westen, 14 May 1908: Mr. C.W. Giffey, the well-known confectioner, died Saturday afternoon of a heart attack. Mr. Giffey felt perfectly fine until noon when he suffered the attack and died a few hours later. The deceased, who was about 50, leaves a widow and 3 children. The body was taken to Brandon for burial.
GIFFEY, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 27 Feb. 1890: Death of the approximately 60 yr. old Mrs. Giffey on Sun. morning. The deceased had suffered for years from the results of a stroke from which she never recovered. Her remains were taken to Fond du Lac on Mon., where the funeral took place.
GILBO, JUNIUS From Der Nord Westen, 25 Apr. 1901: Junius Gilbo died here Mon. The deceased had come here as machinist aboard the steamer "Alva", caught pneumonia and died within a few days. In his memory the flags of the Gilchrist Fleet will fly at half-mast.
GOETZ, MRS. FRANK Der Nord Westen, 21 Oct. 1897 (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 18 Oct.) Sudden death last week of Mrs. Frank Goetz. Her body was transported to Milwaukee for burial. Der Nord Westen, 21 Oct. 1897
GORTE, ILMA THERESE d. 08/21/1935, Buried: 08/24/1935 dates from death records of St. John's Lutheran Church Newton, 1851-1991 Miss Ilma Gorte Dies In City; Rites Saturday Miss Illma Gorte, 20-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gorte, residing on a farm near English Lake, died here Tuesday night. The deceased was born in Sheboygan in 1915 and attended the St. Paul's Lutheran school and Sheboygan high school, from which she graduated. The family moved from Sheboygan to this county in 1931. Survivors are the parents and a brother, Henry, at home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 12:00 p.m. from the home and at 2 p.m. from the St. Paul's Lutheran church, Sheboygan. Interment will be in the Lutheran cemetery there. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1935 P. 14
GORTE, JOHN PETER d. 02/05/1966, Buried: 02/08/1966 dates from death records of St. John's Lutheran Church Newton, 1851-1991 Peter Gorte, 85, of R.3, Manitowoc, died Saturday afternoon at Manitowoc Memorial Hospital. Born June 17, 1880, in Rhinewald, Russia, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Gorte, he came to the United States in 1909 and became a citizen in 1919. On Feb. 17, 1912, he was married to Christine Wilde in Milwaukee. The couple located in Sheboygan where he was employed by the Vollrath Co. until 1931, then moved near English Lake, Manitowoc County, where they farmed. She died on Nov. 5, 1965. Mr. Gorte was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Surviving are one son, Henry, on the homestead farm, and four grandchildren. One daughter preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, with the Rev. A.T. Degner, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Sheboygan. Friends may call at the Christianson Funeral Home, Valders, until 11 a.m. Tuesday and then after noon at the church. Sheboygan Press, Monday, February 7, 1966 P. 6
GORTE, MRS. PETER d. 11/05/1965, Buried: 11/08/1965 dates from death records of St. John's Lutheran Church Newton, 1851-1991 Mrs. Peter Gorte, 82, of R. 3, Manitowoc, died Friday evening at her home near Newton after an illness of about six weeks. She was born March 31, 1883, in Illinois, and was married to Peter Gorte Feb. 17, 1912 at Milwaukee. Mrs. Gorte was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg, Manitowoc County, and the Ladies Aid Society of the church. Surviving are her husband; a son, Henry, on the homestead farm, and four grand- children. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. John's Chruch with the Rev. A.T. Degner, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Sheboygan. Friends may call at the Farley Funeral Home, Valders, from 2 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday and then at the church. Sheboygan Press, Saturday, November 6, 1965 P. 2
GRALL ANNA (GRETZ) DUVENECK Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Duveneck Grall, 81, of 2711-11th St., Two Rivers, who died Wednesday morning at Maple Crest Nursing Home, Whitelaw, will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Gerald Berken will officiate and burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. Mrs. Grall, nee Anna Gretz, was born March 17, 1889, in Town of Cooperstown, daughter of the late Adam and Antonette Kortes Gretz. She was married to John Duveneck Sept. 29, 1909, at Cooperstown. He died April 20, 1956. She was married to Peter Grall Feb. 9, 1960. Mr. Grall preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1970. Survivors include two sons, Isadore, of Manitowoc and Ken, of Milwaukee and 15 grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home, Ninth Street entrance, after 5 o'clock this Thursday evening, where a wake memorial service will be at 8 o'clock. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. March 19, 1970 (Note: Her husband Peter Grall is bur. in cem. #89D)
HAGEN, STEWART W. Stewart W. Hagen, age 80, of Manitowoc, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, May 27, 2002. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Rev. Thomas Pankow will officiate. Cremation will follow with burial of the cremains to be at Riverside Cemetery in Kewaunee. Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Drews Bleser Post #88. Stewart was born on Sept. 17, 1921 in Hiles, Wis., the child of the late Christian and Hannah Rindal Hagen. Stewart served with the United States Army Corps of Engineers during World War II from 1942 until being honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant in January 1946: During his tour of duty he was involved in the Pacific Theatre and Guadalcanal. After returning to Manitowoc, Stewart became employed as a press operator with Mirro Corporation from 1961 until his retirement in 1982. After his retirement he was employed with Larry’s Piggly Wiggly for 14 years. He married Betty J. Wells on May 10, 1947 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kewaunee. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and had served on the church council in past years. (Survivors omitted for privacy) He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson; four sisters and one brother. Friends may call at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund or Manitowoc Lutheran High School Building Fund. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 628 N. Water St., Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, May 29, 2002
HALDERSON, EMIL Emil Halderson, 74, of 1131 Harbor St., Two Rivers, died Sunday morning at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, the Rev. Richard Weber officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Kewaunee. Mr. Halderson was born April 10, 1895, in the Town of Carlton, Kewaunee County, a son of the late Ole and Emily Heverson Halderson. He married the former Amanda Seeman at Manitowoc Nov. 4, 1922, after which the couple became engaged in farming in the Town of Carlton. They moved to Two Rivers in 1943 where Mr. Halderson was a trucker at Hamilton Mfg. Co. until his retirement in January of 1961. Besides his wife, he leaves two sisters, Mrs. William Ihlenfeldt of Two Rivers, and Mrs. Pauline Icke of Milwaukee, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 3 p.m. Tuesday until 11 a.m. Wednesday when the casket will be taken to the church where the body will lie in state until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. Monday, March 2, 1970 P. 11 ********** (Emil Halderson/Apr 10 1895/Mar 1970/SSDI)
HAMM, ANNA From Der Nord Westen, 23 Jan. 1902: Mrs. Anna Hamm died Wed. morning of pneumonia in the residence of the county school superintendent. She was born in Maine in 1828, came to Sheboygan in 1851 and married there. Following the death of her husband and her two children, Mrs. Hamm moved to Manitowoc and had lived here ever since. Her body will be taken tomorrow morning to Sheboygan for burial.
HANSEN, KATHRYN Mrs. Wm. Hansen. Death called Mrs. Wm. Hansen on Monday, at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Backhaus in the city. She was 90 years of age. Kathryn Jens was born in Germany, June 10, 1833. She was united in marriage to Wm. Hansen in 1856. Forty years ago the couple came to America, settling near Thorp, where they lived until about 8 years ago, when Mr. Hansen died. Mrs. Hansen then moved to Kiel with the Louis Backhaus family, where she has since been making her home. The remains will be taken to Thorp Thursday morning, and the funeral will be held there Friday. The following children survive her: Mrs. Louis Backhaus of this city, Mrs. J. H. Suel of New Holstein, and George Hansen of Thorp; also 5 grandchildren. - December 13, 1923
HANSON, HANS From Der Nord Westen, 28 Sep. 1899: Mr. and Mrs. Alois Kraus were taking a hike on Thurs. afternoon and while passing Kruger's farm 2-1/2 miles south of town, they were shocked to discover the body of an unidentified man. The authorities were summoned and an inquest held. The body was identified as that of Hans Hanson, a traveling man from Cincinnati who had committed suicide by gunshot. There was a revolver in his hand. The body was shipped to his wife in Cincinnati. (A long article)
HANSON, WM. M. From Der Nord Westen, 29 Mar. 1906: Professor Paul G.W. Keller from North Side High School reports the death on Saturday evening of his wife's father, Wm. M. Hanson, who has been living with them since Christmas. The body was taken to New London for burial.
HARLING, WILLIAM From Der Nord Westen, 20 Mar. 1902: Death of William Harling, First Engineer of the steamship "Raleigh", which is in winter quarters here, from a stroke while he was working Mon. getting the ship ready for opening of navigation. His body was sent to Detroit, Michigan, where Mr. Harling was a resident.
HINZ, GOTTFRIED From Der Nord Westen, 04 Feb. 1897: (From the correspondent in Centerville, 03 Feb.) After a long period of suffering, 78yr. old Gottfried Hinz died last Wed. of old age. He was a farmer west of here for a long time and then was a resident of the village. The body was taken to Sheboygan on Sat. for a Mon. burial. He leaves a widow (2 other wives predeceased him) and 15 children, the youngest of whom is 18.
HINZ, SOPHIE From Der Nord Westen, 23 Mar. 1899: Death in Centerville on Wed. last week of Mrs. Sophie Hinz as a result of grippe. The deceased, who reached the age of 65 yrs., had lived for over 20 yrs. in Town Centerville. Burial took place in Sheboygan.
HOLFELTZ, MATH AGED MAN DIES IN CITY TODAY Math Holfeltz, 80, Town of Meeme, Dies At Hospital Math Holfeltz, 80, for many years a carpenter in the Town of Meeme, died at 4:30 a.m. today at the Holy Family hospital where he made his home for the last six years. Death was due to complications. Mr. Holfeltz was born at Remerchen, Luxemburg, Feb. 17, 1852. In 1874 he came to the United States and resided in Philadelphia for one year. He then went to Meeme and lived with his brother, John, until six years ago. The survivors are two brothers, John of Meeme and the Rev. Peter Holfeltz of Port Washington, who will solemnize a requiem mass Saturday at 9:30 at St. Mary's church, Port Washington. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The survivors also include two nephews and six nieces. The body will lie in state at the Pfeffer Funeral Home tonight and Friday. The funeral cortege will leave for Port Washington Saturday morning at 6:45. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, January 12, 1933 P. 2
HOPPE, HENRY Henry Hoppe, 81, of the Town of Meeme died early today at his R. 1, Cleveland home. Born Nov. 5, 1889 in Reinwald, Russia, he was a son of the late Christian and Helena Hoppe. He came to the United States when 18 and located in the Town of Herman. On May 14, 1921, he married the former Jennie Schreiber of Meeme at St. John United Church of Christ, Schwartzwald. The couple located in Meeme and Mr. Hoppe was employed by Fred Ehnert in Kiel. Since 1947 the couple operated a small farm in Meeme. He was a member of St. John-UCC, Schwartzwald, and taught Sunday School for 12 years. Survivors are his wife: a son of Howards Grove-Millersville, and two grand- children. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at St. John UCC, the Rev. Dean Miller, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, from 4 p.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Saturday and at the church from noon until the hour of services. A memorial for the church has been established in Mr. Hoppe’s name. - Nov. 17, 1970
HOPPE, HOWARD Howard A Hoppe, age 78, of 1229 Westwood Lane, Manitowoc, died Sunday October 2,1994, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Saturday October 8, 1994 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Robert Meyer with burial in the Wildwood Cemetery, Sheboygan. He was born November 16, 1915, in Sheboygan, son of the late Henry and Selma (Voigt) Hoppe. He was a graduate of the Sheboygan High School, Public School System, and then married the former Elsie E. Neuwirth on April 22, 1939. She preceded him in death March 9,1976. Mr. Hoppe was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II and upon receipt of his honorable discharge attended and graduated from the Milwaukee School of Business. Mr. Hoppe was a former educator and state savings and loan examiner, he joined Manitowoc Savings and Loan in May 1953. He was appointed Vice President and Manitowoc Office Manager at the time of the 1972 merger with United. He was also elected to United’s board of Directors and named Senior Vice President in 1975. Mr. Hoppe was currently serving on the Board of Directors of the M&I bank formerly United Savings and Loan. He was active in both civic and business associations, he has been a member of the Eagles club, Kiwanis, Man-Cal Home, Buliders Association, Manitowoc County Board of Realtors and a past President of the Eastern district of the Savings League of Wisconsin. He has been a member and president of the Manitowoc County Library, was a past member of the Elks and Manitowoc Yacht club and is a past president of the Wisconsin Associaton of Taekwon-Do. Mr. Hoppe was also well known for his musical accomplishments playing with several bands in the Sheboygan and Manitowoc area for many years. Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, one son, two grandchildren, one sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. (Survivors names omitted for privacy) He was preceded in death by a brother, Chester Hoppe. Friends may call at the Pfeffer Funeral Homefrom 4-8 p.m. Friday October 7,1994, and at St John’s United Church of Christ from 10 a.m Saturday until the time of service. Memorials may be made in Howard’s name to the Capitol Civic Centre Herald Time Reporter, Tuesday October 4, 1994
HORNECK, GROVER Grover Horneck, Schleswig Farmer Commits Suicide The people of the surrounding community were shocked on Tuesday when they heard that Grover Horneck, a farmer residing in the town of Schleswig, had committed suicide by hanging himself in the barn at his home. His body was found at about nine o’clock that morning. Mr. Horneck was born in the town of Rhine on Aug. 13, 1885, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Horneck. His marriage to Miss Anna Schmidt took place on Feb. 20, 1909, at which time the couple moved to New Holstein. After a few years Mr. Horneck purchased a farm in Schwarzwald where the family lived for some years. After disposing of his property there he located in Schleswig, and was a resident in that town up to the present time. The survivors are his wife, one son and two daughters, at home; his father and stepmother of Plymouth; two brothers, Walter of Rhine Center and Norman of Sheboygan; three sisters, Mrs. Frieda Heidemann of Schleswig, Laura of Kiel, and Mrs. Anita Schierstedt of near Plymouth. Funeral services will be held Friday from the farm home at 1:30 to the Rhine Center church. Rev. Thomas will be in charge.
JAKLIN, EMMA Mrs. Ben G. Jaklin, 77, formerly of 2318 16th St., Two Rivers, who resided the past year at Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers, died Tuesday afternoon at Municipal Hospital, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be at 10:15 a.m. Friday at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Michael Kock will officiate and burial will be Saturday afternoon at Lakeside Cemetery, Crandon, Wis. Mrs. Jaklin, nee Emma Schimek, was born Nov. 16, 1896, at Reedsville, daughter of the late Emil and Anna Borsch Schimek. She was married to Newton Ashley in 1913. He died in 1937. In 1957, she was married to Ben G. Jaklin. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Mark Catholic Church and Royal Neighbors of America. Survivors include her husband, two sons, Ronald Ashley, of Hialeah, Fla., and William Ashley, of Chicago; two daughters, Mrs. John (Joyce) Shields, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Mrs. Oliver (Jeanne) Koester, of Vacaville, Calif., a brother, Joseph Schimek, of Claypool, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Plyer, of Rhinelander and Mrs. Gordon Hobbs, of Crandon and four grandchildren. A brother, Paul, preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, Wis. July 31, 1974 Page 22 ******** (Emma Jaklin/Nov 16 1896/Jul 1974/SSDI)
JERGENSON, LUCILLE M. Lucille M. Jergenson, age 91, formerly of Miller Manor, Two Rivers, died Saturday, March 4, 2000 at Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 11 am. Tuesday, March 7, 2000 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers, Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O’Brien with burial to follow at Kewaunee Cemetery Lucille was born on Jan. 26, 1909 at Peshtigo, Wis., daughter of the late Aristide and Evelyn LaValley Gibeault. She was a graduate of Coleman High School with the class of 1927. On May 2, 1935 she married Orville Jergenson at Coleman. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1968. Lucille and Orville owned and operated Swede’s Cabins and Resort in Hayward, Wis, for 15 years, The couple then owned and operated the Norman Restaurant and Dance Hall in Norman. Following Orville’s death, Lucille moved to Kewaunee to retire. Her memberships include the Two Rivers Senior Citizens. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Lucille was also preceded in death by one sister and four brothers-in law, Marie and Stanley Gajdys. Charles Simino, William Hikade and Elwood Holmes; two brothers, Leonard Gibeault and Paul Gibeault; one sister-in-law, Magdeline Gibeault. The family will greet relatives and friends Tuesday morning at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church from 10 am, until the time of service at 11 a.m, The Klein and Stangel Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, March 6, 2000
JOHNSON, A.W. A. W. Johnson, 72, of Green Bay, who made his home with his sons, Wallace and Winford here since November, 1925, passed away Saturday afternoon, after a prolonged illness with hardening of the arteries. Funeral services were conducted by Re. J. W. MacElree at the W. R. Johnson home on Tuesday at 9 a.m. The Timm Quartette also rendered several appropriate songs. The remains were taken to Green Bay for burial. Mr. Johnson was born Sept. 19, 1854, in Black Creek, Clinton County, N. Y., later moving with his parents to Plattsburg, N. Y., where he was reared and educated and learned the marble and granite cutting trade. In 1876 he came to Wisconsin, establishing himself in the marble and granite business at Hilbert. In 1881 he moved to Green Bay, going into business with E. N. Havens, under the firm name of Johnson & Havens. Later he bought out his partner and continued in business until about fifteen years ago, when he retired. He was married to Miss Anna Clausen in 1885. To them five children were born, namely: Wallace R. and Winford H., now residing in Kiel, Mae Ida and Edward M. of Green Bay, and Wilbur W. of Appleton. There are two grandchildren. - 1927
KAUTZA, CATHERINE Mrs. Catherine Kautza Called to Rest Thursday Morning St. Nazianz - Mrs. Catherine Kautza, 80, died Thursday morning after being ill for the past three months. Death was due to heart trouble. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gregory's church and St. Nazianz and burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery, Chilton, beside her first husband, the Rev. Fintan Holzknecht officiating. Deceased, whose maiden name was Miss Catherine Hoffmann, was born September 2, 1862, at Martyown. After the death of her first husband, Werner Schaefer, of Chilton, she was married to Anton Kautza of St. Nazianz in 1905 at St. Mary's church, Chilton. Survivors are three sons, John, Anton and Jacob Schaefer, all of Milwaukee; 10 step-children, Frank Kautze of Sheboygan, William of Aniwa, John of Chilton Henry of Aiwa, Albert of Racine, Mrs. Charles Lutzke of Sheboygan, Mrs. Charles Packard of Chilton, Mrs. Frank Zettler of Athens, Mrs. Alfred Bartel of Milwaukee, and one step-daughter by her first marriage, Mrs. Mary Salter of Milwaukee. One granddaughter, Mrs. Janitz of Milwaukee, ___ as Dorothy Barth, whom she brought up as her own child, ___ survives together with four ___ grandchildren. Mrs. Kautza was a member of the Christian Mothers' society of St. gregory's parish and members of that society will assemble at the funeral home Sunday at 3 p.m. to pray the Rosary. They will also attend the funeral services ____ a body. Friends may call at the ____benz Funeral home at St. Nazianz. The Sheboygan Press - Saturday, July 17, 1943 - P. 2 (NOTE: Missing words were illegible due to the newspaper not being flat when filmed}
KELLEY, EDWARD From Der Nord Westen, 23 May 1901: Death yesterday in the local mental facility of 25-yr. old Edward Kelley who has been there for the last 7 yrs. The body was taken to Antigo where his parents reside.
KEPPLER, MRS. L.T. Death Claims Mrs. Keppler Funeral Services to be Held Saturday Afternoon at 1:30 O'clock The many friends of Mrs. L.T. Keppler were grieved to learn of her sudden death at her home in Kiel on Wednesday morning, October 19th. While Mrs. Keppler had not been in the best of health, she had been up and around and was apparently getting along nicely. Early Wednesday morning, however, she suffered a sudden heart attack, and passed away at 8:00 o'clock. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 22, at 1:30 o'clock from the home on Fremont Street and at 2:00 o'clock from the Reformed church in Kiel, the Rev. E.L. Worthman officiating. Interment will be in the Lutheran cemetery at Sheboygan. The body may be viewed at the home from 4 o'clock Thursday until the time of the burial. Mrs. Keppler was born on January 7th, 1869, in the Town of Schleswig, and was the daughter of John and Anna Sonnabend. On September 12, 1886, she was married to Louis T. Keppler who preceded her in death on January 23, 1938(?). For some time the couple operated a store and tavern in Steinthal, moving to Kiel in 1903, where Mr. Keppler had a clothing store and for some years was postmaster. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Kiel Frauenverein, and the Frauenverein of the Reformed church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edna Foley of Kiel and Mrs. Otto Schafer (Elda), also of Kiel, and one son, Arno A. Keppler of Kiel. (Three children born to the couple died in infancy.) One sister, Mrs. Tina Eichmeier of Town of Russell, and two grandchildren, Yuvonne Schafer and James Keppler also mourn her passing. (No newspaper named, 1938 handwritten on the obituary)
KERNER, HENRY Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 14 Dec. 1882: Death of 76 year old Henry Kerner, age 76, died on 7 Dec. in Meeme. He was buried 9 Dec. in Town Hermann, Sheboygan Co.
KETZ, AUGUST August Ketz Is Called To Rest At Home Of Brother Kiel – August Ketz, 34, resident of Eagle River, who spent the past two months in this city, died here following a heart attack Thursday at 2:45 p.m. at the home of his brother, Frederick Ketz, 626 1/2 N. Sixth street. Mr. Ketz was born in Chicago, May 28, 1901, the son of the late Gottfried and Annabelle Ketz. In 1918 he moved to Eagle River, remaining there until two months ago. Survivors are: three brothers, Frederick of Kiel, and Herman, and William of Eagle River, and a sister, Mrs. Carrie Reitenberger, also of Eagle River. The body will be sent to Eagle River tonight and funeral services will be held there Saturday afternoon. - 1935
KISSINGER, ERNA B . Mrs. Erna B. Kissinger, age 79, of 55 E. Chicago Street, Kiel, died Tuesday morning, at her home following a brief illness. The former Erna Erdmann was born October 30, 1908 in Milwaukee, daughter of the late Ernst and Lena Wilke Erdmann. She attended Town of Rhine schools. On May 24, 1930, she married Elmer Kissinger at St Peter’s United Church of Christ, in the Town of Rhine. The couple farmed in the Town of Rhine until 1957, when they moved to Kiel. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, the Rev. Robert Johnston, pastor, of Community United Church of Christ, Elkhart Lake, officiating. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, in the Town of Rhine. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Thursday, until the time of service. A memorial has been established in her name. - May 31, 1988
KOHLBECK, JOSEPH JOSEPH KOHLBECK DIES HERE-BODY TAKEN TO MENOMINEE FOR BURIAL Joseph Kohlbeck died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. August Endries, of this city and the body was taken to Menominee, Mich., for burial this morning, accompanied by relatives. Mr. Kohlbeck was 74 years of age and had been visiting his daughter here. Other children of the decedent residing here are Mrs. H. Jacobson, Misses Catherine and Theresa Kohlbeck, Joseph and Anton Kohlbeck. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Friday, January 14, 1916 P.4
KRAUS, DALE JEROME Dale Jerome Kraus, 33, of Cleveland, died Wednesday afternoon at Manitowoc County Hospital where he had been a patient five years. Private funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stoltenberg Funeral Chapel, Cleveland. The Rev. Henry Koch will officiate and burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Sheboygan. Mr. Kraus was born March 5, 1937, at Milwaukee, son of Ruben and Leona Weinhold Kraus. In 1945, the family moved to Cleveland, where Mr. Kraus attended Red Arrow Elementary School. He was graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1955. He had been employed at Manitowoc Engineering Co. and was a member of St. John and St. Peter Lutheran Church, of Cleveland. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) There will be no visitation. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. June 18, 1970
KREFT, FRIEDA Mrs. Friedrich Kreft, 81, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, died Monday morning at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Balge, of Rt. 1, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. The Rev. A.T. Degner will officiate and burial will be in Memorial Gardens, Delta, Colo. Mrs. Kreft, nee Frieda Puellmann, was born Jan. 14, 1886, in Wunstdorf, Germany, daughter of the late Friedrich and Sofie Torney Puellmann. She was married to Mr. Kreft May 2, 1911, at Wunstdorf and the couple came to Manitowoc in 1923. He preceded her in death in 1962. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Balge and Mrs. Elisabeth Phekan, of West Allis, a brother, Hans, of Paonia, Colo., nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 5 p.m. Wednesday until 9:45 a.m. Thursday when the body will be taken to the church. Memorials may be made to the Manitowoc Lutheran High School building fund. Manitowoc Herald Times Tuesday, November 28, 1967 pg. 9 ******* (Frieda Kreft/d. 11/28/1967, Buried: 11/30/1967/from records of St. John's Evang. Luth. Ch.)
KRUEGER, BERTHA From Der Nord Westen, 30 Sept. 1897: (From the corres. in Cooperstown, 28 Sept.) Death Tues. last week of Mrs. Bertha Krueger (nee Jahnke), shortly after her child died. Burial was Thurs. in the Lutheran Cemetery in Morrison (Brown county).
KRUEGER, HELEN Helen Krueger, age 94, of Reedsville, died on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at North Ridge Care Center in Manitowoc. She was born on Feb. 6, 1913, in the town of Maple Grove, daughter of the late Otto and Tressie (Janke) Krueger. Helen was a member of St. John St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville. She is survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers: Alfred and Ervin. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2007, at 1 p.m. at St. John St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville. The Rev. Timothy Nommensen will officiate. Burial will be in the Brillion Community Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of service. The Wieting Funeral Home, Reedsville, is assisting the family with arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, March 1, 2007
KUBORN, MICHAEL REV. DEATH CLAIMS PRIEST TODAY Father Kuborn, Assistant At St. Luke's, Two Rivers, Dies The Rev. Michael Kuborn, 52, assistant pastor of St. Luke's Catholic church in Two Rivers, died shortly before noon today at the Holy Family hospital in Manitowoc. He had been ill for a number of years. Funeral services have not been arranged as yet. The deceased was born February 2, 1882 in Canton Klerf, Luxemburg. He was ordained August 10, 1904 by Bishop Joseph Koppes in Luxemburg. In 1905 he came to this country. He was chaplain of the Alextian Brothers hospital and assistant at the Sacred Heart Parish in Oshkosh for a number of years. In 1920 he was appointed pastor of the Holy Rosary church in New Holstein. After several years he was removed to the St. Peter and Paul Catholic church at Institute. He retired shortly after his appointment because of poor health. In 1929 he was named assistant at St. Boniface church, Manitowoc and, after three months there, he went to Two Rivers, where he served as assistant at St. Luke's parish. He spent the past year in hospitals in St. Louis and Chicago. Last month, after returning to Two Rivers, he directed a choir which presented a concert May 22. On May 24 he was taken to the Manitowoc hospital, where he died. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Joseph Ma??tal, and a brother, William Kuborn, both of Luxemburg. Funeral services will be held in Two Rivers and burial will be in Oshkosh. Photo Unknown Paper, Unknown Date.