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AANENSEN, SYVERT THEODOR

NAME: Aanensen, Syvert Theodor
D.: 11/13/1873
B.:
REG.D.: 8/8/1888
SEX: M/W
AGE AT DEATH: 6mo.
B.P.:
D.P.: Tn. Mtwc. Rapids
CEM:
CH.:
INF.&ADDRESS: Rev. A.O. Alfson, Cato
SPOUSE:
F.: Gunder Aanensen
M.:
CAUSE OF DEATH:
ADD INFO:
PG.#: 315


AANENSON, HANS GUNDERSON NAME: Aanenson, Hans Gunderson D.: 3/14/1874 B.: REG.D.: 8/8/1879 SEX: M/W AGE AT DEATH: 23YRS. B.P.: D.P.: BRANCH CEM: CH.: INF.& ADDRESS: Rev. A.O. Alfson, Cato SPOUSE: F.: Gundr. Aanenson M.: CAUSE OF DEATH: ADD INFO: PG.#: 317


ABEL, CHILD OF JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 16 Sept. 1909: A 2-month old child of John Abel in Eastwin died Wednesday last week and was buried Friday.


ABERT, CARL From Der Nord Westen, 25 Feb. 1904: Death Thurs. in Gibson of 88 yr. old Carl Abert from old age debility. The burial was held Saturday.


ADAMS, REBECCA At Manitowoc Rapids, Oct. 14, Miss Rebecca Adams, formerly of Pennsylvania. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Saturday, October 21, 1854 P. 3 ******* In Probate.-Manitowoc County Court. On reading and filing the Petition of Jacob R. Idel, to be appointed administrator of the estate of Rebecca Adams deceased late of Manitowoc Rapids in said County, it is ordered that said Petition be heard before the Judge of this Court at his office in the Village of Manitowoc in said County on Monday the 21st day of May next at 10 o'clock A.M., and that notice thereof be given to all Person interested by publishing a copy of this Order in the Manitowoc Tribune for three weeks successively before said day of hearing-Dated April 28st, 1855. By the Court; Geor. L. Lee, Judge May 3, 1855. Manitowoc Tribune, Thursday, May 3, 1855 P. 5


AHLGRIM, AUGUSTA Mrs. Augusta Ahlgrim Is Dead at Milwaukee Mrs. Augusta Ahlgrim, widow of Charles Ahlgrim died at the family home at Milwaukee Thursday and the body will be brought here tomorrow Saturday morning and will be taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herman Johansen, 1808 Wollmer street, from where the funeral service will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:30, the Rev. Karl Machmiller officiating. Burial will be at Two Rivers. Mrs. Ahlgrim was sixty-seven years old and was twice married, both husbands preceding her in death. She made her home in this city until ten years ago when she removed to Milwaukee. She is survived by eleven children but only the one daughter, Mrs. Johansen, still resides here. Manitowoc Herald News, Friday, June 17, 1927 P.2


AHLSWEDE, HUGO V. EX-RESIDENT DIES SUNDAY AT MILWAUKEE Hugo V. Ahlswede, 43, former resident of Rockwood and for the past 20 years a carpenter contractor at Milwaukee, died at St. Luke's hospital in that city on Sunday night after an operation for appendicitis had failed to save his life. Born near Manitowoc, Mr. Ahlswede moved to Milwaukee when 20 years of age and has been a carpenter contractor in that city since that time. He was a member of the Master Carpenters' association. Besides his widow, nee Grace Empkey, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mathilda Ahlswede and three brothers, Louis, Edward, Jr., and Richard Ahlswede, living at Rockwood. His father was killed in an automobile accident here several months ago. The deceased was prominent in church and civic circles at Milwaukee, was a tireless worker among young people, and for years was a Boy Scout leader. At the time of his illness Mr. Ahlswede with a few helpers, was conducting a Christian mission where hundreds of poor where being cared for spiritually and physically. Funeral services are to be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Grace Baptist church, N. Thirty-fourth and Lloyd streets. Interment will take place at Wanderers' Rest cemetery, Milwaukee. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, August 11, 1931 P.2


AHMS JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 14 Sept. 1882: John Ahms, age 78, died in Mishicott, an apparent suicide in the millpond. (a long article)


AHRENDS, SON OF W. From Der Nord Westen, 08 Nov. 1888: Death of the 5 yr. old son of Mr. W. Ahrends on Mon. in Two Rivers. The little one was buried Tues.


AHRENS, MARIA Maria nee AHRENS, wife of Wilhelm Ahrens, born 26 June 1777, parish ?Schmapfoerden, district Ehrenburg, Kingdom Hannover, died 2 December 1863, 5:30 AM, old age weakness, buried 4 Dec 1863. Pastor F. Warnke with burial rites. (From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.) (Possibly Maria Ahrens in #40. She would have been 84 in 1861. This church record may have been a delayed entry?)


ALBERT, CHRISTOPF Christopf Albert, son of the named couple, born 27 Sept 1862, died 2 July 1865, buried 5 July. With church rites. (From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.)


ALBRECHT, DAUGHTER OF MR. From Der Nord Westen, 27 Sep. 1900: Death Tues. last week of a 7-mo. old daughter in the Albrecht family in Meeme. The funeral was held Thurs.


ALBRECHT, HILDA (b. 20 Feb 1898/d. 11 May 2002/at Newton, Manitowoc, WI/SSDI) Born on February 21, 1898 in Meeme, Hilda grew up on the family farm. When she married Edgar Albrecht in 1925, they ran the home farm. Like other farm wives, Hilda canned, made butter and smoked meat. She recalls, “the best bread I baked was in the outdoor oven. When the wood was burned, the oven was hot enough to bake bread.” Hilda thought the telephone was the nicest invention because it helped farm people overcome their isolation. Today, she enjoys exercise classes and playing bingo. Hilda believes the hard work she did on the farm has helped her to remain healthy and active. From "The Centenarian Spirit in Wisconsin", interviews produced by the Wisconsin Bureau on Aging and Long Term Care Resources. Photo


ALBRIGHT, DAU. OF GEO. From Der Nord Westen, 25 Mar. 1909: A little daughter of Mr. Geo. Albright in Two Rivers died last week and was buried Saturday.


ALLENDORF, "GRANDMA" PIONEER WOMAN OF COUNTY DIES AT TWO RIVERS Death claimed a pioneer resident of Two Rivers and Manitowoc county yesterday when at the "Allendorf" corner, Fifteenth and Adams street, "Grandma" Allendorf passed away at the age of 81 years. Death was due to infirmities of age and the announcement of her passing will bring keen sorrow to many who knew and loved her. Mrs. Allendorf was one of the pioneer residents of the county, settling here among the virgin pine and undergoing the hardships and incessant labor incident to the clearing and cultivation of a well kept farm which in later years was the family home north of Two Rivers. The deceased was born in Dorth, Saxony and came to this country in 1855. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. A.J. Wetzel of Milwaukee and Mrs. Matthew Frey, of Ashland and one son, Warner, of Oshkosh. Funeral services will be held at St. John's Lutheran church tomorrow afternoon. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, June 15, 1920 P.1


ALLGRIMM, MRS. CARL From Der Nord Westen, 31 Dec. 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 28 Dec.) Death of the wife of Carl Allgrimm, last week, with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery. She leaves her husband and 3 small children.


ALLIE, J. From Der Nord Westen, 20 May 1909: 21-year old J. Allie, nephew of Supervisor Allie of Two Rivers, a fisherman, on Tuesday fell into the lake from a motorboat near Kewaunee and drowned.


ALLIE, WALLACE TWO RIVERS BOY EIGHTH VICTIM OF DROWNING THIS YR WALLACE ALLIE, AGED 17, IS THIRD MEMBER OF FAMILY TO LOSE LIFE BY DROWNING WITHIN PAST TWO YEARS. TAKEN WITH CRAMPS--BODY RECOVERED BY LIFE SAVERS Two Rivers contributed the eighth fatality of the season from drowning last night when Wallace Allie, aged 17, last (sic) his life in the river at a point about three-quarters of a mile from the Life Saving station. Though the body was recovered by Life Saving crew within ten minutes of the accident and five minutes after reaching the scene, efforts to revive the unfortunate lad were without avail. Young Allie with a number of companions was bathing in the river when he was taken with cramps and before his companions could aid him, he had gone down. The Life Saving station was notified and responded with the power boat, reaching the scene in incredible short time and recovering the body in less than five minutes after its arrival. Despite this fact, however, nothing could be done to save the body, the crew, with physicians, working over the body for more than one hour before the effort was abandoned. A peculiarly sad circumstance in connection with the drowning of the Allie boy is that he is the third of his family to meet death in the water within the past few years. Four years ago his father, the late Eugene Allie, met his death in the lake at Kewaunee, being washed overboard from his boat, and only a year ago a brother of the dead boy, lost his life, almost at the same spot where his father was drowned. Allie, Sr., was engaged in fishing and after his death the older son followed the father's work, both meeting death while engaged in fishing off Kewaunee. The victim of last night's tragedy was an orphan, his mother having died some years ago and several brothers and sisters are survivors. The body was taken in charge by relatives at Two Rivers. No inquest was held, the circumstances attending the accident being clearly established. Coroner Falge and Dist. Atty. Healy were notified last night of the accident. The drowning of the Allie lad is the eighth which has occurred in Manitowoc and Two Rivers this year, both cities having had four victims of fatalities of this nature. Five of the accidents have occurred within six weeks, three in this city and two at Two Rivers. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, July 19, 1913 P. 1


ALTHEN, SON OF F. From Der Nord Westen, 15 Oct. 1908: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 12 Oct.) The 4-year old son of Mr. F. Althen died Friday.


ALTHEN JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 30 Oct. 1879: Died Sun. 19 Oct. in Sycamore, Ill., a brother-in-law of Anton Vogt, and formerly of Two Rivers


AMMERMANN, CHILD OF ZAVER (TWIN) From Der Nord Westen, 10 May 1906: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 08 May) One of the twins of Mr. Zaver Ammermann, about whom your correspondent recently reported, died suddenly a few days ago, a blow to the parents. The burial was held Saturday from the Catholic Church. (This is probably Michael on the death index) ******* Xavier Ammerman birth: 17 February 1906 Two Rivers death: 28 August 1906 Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1906 Two Rivers father: Xavier Ammerman mother: May Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 (NOTE: This looks like a set of twin boys so I put both here with each other. There is a Xavier and Mary in Two Rivers Calvary cem.)


AMSDEN, MRS. Branch News: Mrs. Amsden, an old lady boarding at Mrs. Classons, Cato, died on the 13th inst. She had been sick for the past three years, being confined to her bed for about eighteen months. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1882 P. 4 ******* (Note: There is a Lois Amsden on the 1870 Cato census: William Amsden age 66; wife Lois Amsden age 59)


ANBOL, OLGA LOUISE Olga Louise Anbol birth: 25 October 1886 Cato death: 5 March 1897 Cato, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Liberty father: Carl Anbol mother: Gunild Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


ANDERSEN, CARL NAME: Andersen Carl D.: 12/13/1878 B.: REG.D.: 4/15/1879 SEX: M/W AGE AT DEATH: 1 yr. B.P.: Tn. Liberty D.P.: Liberty, Mtwc. Co. CEM: Liberty CH.: INF.&ADDRESS: Rev. A.O. Alfson, Cato SPOUSE: F.: M.: CAUSE OF DEATH: ADD INFO: PG.#: 299


ANDERSON, NO NAME He drowned. Manitowoc Herald, 16 Sept. 1854:


ANDERSON, ALBERTINA DIED – on Sunday, March 16, Albertina Anderson, age 10 year About a year ago she contracted a cold which resulted in the dread disease, consumption. Her sufferings during that time have been intense until relieved by death. Her last works “Mama will Jesus come soon?” may serve as a comfort to the parents. She has passed into that peaceful sleep which knows no waking, gone to that home “where sorrow entereth not”. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tues., April 5, 1884 page 5 ****** Found Albertina age 6 on 1880 town of Liberty census with parents Erick and Rangly and siblings, Sarah, Engabor and Edward.


ANDERSON, CARRIE Liberty Lines: Died: at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 4th. Mrs. Tosten Anderson. She was buried on Thursday and the long line of carriages that followed the remains to their last resting place proved the esteem in which the deceased was held by her many friends. Rev. A.O. Alfson delivered an appropriate and touching funeral sermon. Deceased was a devoted wife and loving parent, possessing the happy faculty of always looking at the bright side of things. When suffering from feebleness or pain, she would, for the sake of others, conceal it as much as possible. It is comforting to think she is now at rest; the day has dawned, the shadows have fled. We have not learned all the particulars of her illness and death, but are certain that the end was in harmony with her life. Death, to her, could have been no surprise. During those long months of lingering illness, her thoughts must have become familiar with the prospects of another world. A beautiful cross of natural flowers was placed on her coffin by her children, a tribute of their love and esteem and an emblem of that sweet rest into which we trust she has entered. Weep not, O friend, we should not weep Our friend of friends lies full of rest No sorrow rankles in her breast, Fallen fast asleep. She sleeps below, She wakes and laughs above; Today, as she walked, let us walk in love Tomorrow follow also. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, December 18, 1883 pg. 1 ******** 1880 US Census Liberty, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Tosten Anderson Self M 60 Norway Carrie Anderson Wife F 58 Norway ******** (Note: There is a Karik Anderson/b. 1837/d. 8 Nov. 1883 in West Valders cemetery, it's the closest I can come to Carrie)


ANDERSON, JULIA NAME: Anderson, Julia D.: 8/14/1874 B.: REG.D.: 8/8/1879 SEX: AGE AT DEATH: B.P.: D.P.: CEM: CH.: INF.&ADDRESS: Rev. A.O. Alfson, Cato SPOUSE: F.: Gulbrand Anderson M.: CAUSE OF DEATH: ADD INFO: PG.#: 320


ANDERSON, KNUD E. Knud E. Andersen, 55, of 16803 S. Union Road, Cleveland, Wisconsin, died Wednesday morning, October 16, 1986. Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday at Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Rev. Glen J. Siferd will officiate. Mr. Andersen was born October 5, 1931 in the Country of Denmark, son of Marinus and Petra Andersen. He married the former Kathleen Schuette on August 3, 1979 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Manitowoc. Mr. Andersen lived in the Cleveland area since 1975 where he owned and operated his own farm. Mr. Andersen was also employed with the Orth Farms in the Cleveland area. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen of Cleveland; his parents, a son, a daughter, brothers and a sister, who all live in the Country of Denmark; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ward and Margaret Schuette of Manitowoc. There will be no Friday evening visitation at the funeral home. Friends may call at Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 1 pm on Saturday afternoon until the time of service at 2 pm. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thurs., Oct. 16, 1986 page 22


ANDREWS, (NO NAME) From Der Nord Westen, 10 Jan. 1889: It is reported from Centerville that farmer Andrews drowned Fri. afternoon in Trempeleau-Creek He had led his cow to the river bank for a drink and was cutting a hole in the ice from which the cow could drink when he fell through the hole and a strong current carried him away so far his body has not been found. (Note: Friday was Jan. 4)


ARENSEN, GOLDIE From Der Nord Westen, 29 June 1893: Death on Mon. of Goldie Arensen, daughter of Arney Arenson (sic), who was 5 yrs. 9 mos. 1 day of age. Burial was in the Gibson Cemetery day before yesterday. (Note: The Monday before June 29 was June 26.)


ARKAUS, JULIUS Funeral services for Julius Arkaus, 80, former resident, of Tonet??, Kewanuee county, who died Monday afternoon in this city were held here yesterday. Burial was in this city. Survivors are a brother Joseph of Wilson, Mich., sister-in-law, Mrs. Theodore Arkens of ___ __ and several nieces and nephews. Manitowoc Herald Times, March 14, 1940 P. 2 ******* (Note: This may be Jule Arkles in #44aa)


ARNDT, MOTHER OF CHRIST From Der Nord Westen, 20 Feb. 1908: Death Monday of the 91-year old mother of Christ Arndt in Two Rivers, an old settler of Town Two Rivers. (Possibly "Mother" Ahrndt in #89A)


AUBERT, SON OF FREDRICH The 3 year old son of Fredrich Aubert of Two Rivers drowned in a well during the absence of his parents. Older playmates saw the accident and sought help but it was too late. Der Nord Westen, 8 June 1876


AUBOL, CLARA GELENE Clara Gelene [Aubol] birth: 1895 Liberty death: 3 May 1895 Liberty, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Liberty father: Carl Aubol mother: Birthe Andra Olsen Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


AUGER, SON OF AUGUST On Tues., August Auger, resident near Neshoto, while working with sand had taken his 3-yr. old son in the wagon. Somehow the child fell off and the rear wheel passed over his head and killed him almost instantly. The poor father is half crazy with grief. Der Nord Westen, 05 Apr. 1900 ********* Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Hugo Auger Gender Male Death Date 03 Apr 1900 Death Place Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 3 Birth Date 1897 Birthplace Sheboygan Race White Father's Name Aug. Auger ********* (Note: Hugo Auger/d. Apr. 3, 1900/co. death index v.6 p.245)


AUMANN, JOSEPH Death Wed. evening last week in Reedsville, after a long illness, of 75 yr. old Joseph Aumann, a former resident of Manitowoc. The deceased, who used to operate a smithy here and was also busy as a musician, moved to Reedsville about 10 yrs. ago where he at first operated a smithy, but retired as he grew older. He leaves his sorrowing widow and an adopted daughter who lives in Rhinelander. The funeral, which was attended by many of the residents of this city, was held Fri. afternoon. Der Nord Westen, 01 Sep. 1904 ******** Joseph A...Mann Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Joseph A...Mann Gender Male Burial Place Maple Grove Death Date 28 Aug 1904 Death Place Reedsville, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Birth Date 14 Nov 1828 Birthplace Bavaria Occupation Blacksmith Race White Marital Status Married "Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968," database, FamilySearch


AUMUELLER, VERONIKA From Der Nord Westen, 11 Mar. 1880: Death of Mrs. Veronika Aumueller, daughter of Alderman Michael Kuhl, on 06 Mar. in Ahnepee. The deceased was the wife of a brother of Joseph Aumueller.


AUSTIN, GEORGE Death notice in the Manitowoc Herald, 21 July 1855: George Austin drowned when a canoe paddle accidentally struck his head while he was swimming. He was struck by Patrick Smith. ******** FATAL OCCURENCE.-Geo. Austin, a young man aged 22 years, was drowned at Baker's Mills, on Saturday last under circumstances peculiarly distressing. He was bathing in the river, and two or three of his companions were in a canoe, which, in sport, he tried to overturn. One of the young men in the canoe, attempted to splash the water in his face with the paddle, but missing his aim, the blow fell on the face of Austin, who immediately sunk. A post mortem examination by Dr. Zeilly, proved that the facial artery was ruptured by the force of the blow, and a Coroners jury gave a verdict in accordance with the above facts. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Tuesday, July 17, 1855 P. 4


AVERS, JACOB Manitouwoc [old spelling] County Herald, September 13, 1851 Vol. 1 No. 42, 2nd page, under Local Items Fell overboard. As the steamer Detroit was making fast to the pier at Two Rivers, on Wednesday, a man named Jacob Avers attempted to jump ashore, and fell into the water. At first he seemed to be able to keep himself afloat, and no immediate apprehension of danger was felt for him. Planks were immediately thrown in the water, which he failed to reach and Mr. Goit, mate of the Detroit, lowered himself by a rope in order to rescue him, when suddenly the unfortunate man seemed to lose all power, and sank, when all efforts to save him were unavailing. He was very much intoxicated, which accounts for his sudden helplessness. We were on board the boat at the time, and when we left, the body had not been recovered.


BACHMANN, FRIEDRICH From Der Nord Westen, 16 Nov. 1893: Death of 77 yr. old Friedrich Bachmann in Cooperstown on Wed. of last week of pulmonary disease. He is survived by his widow and several grown children. The burial was on Friday in Town Manitowoc Rapids.


BACKER, LOUISE DORO. H. Name: Backer, Louise Doro. H. D. 5/27/1877 B.: 8/28/1837 Reg. D.: 8/10/1877 sex: f/w Age at death: 39 yrs. B.P.: Lippe Detmold D.P.: Tn. Centerville Cem: Centerville Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. John Blaetgen Spouse: Herman Backer F.: Janning (no surname) M.: Cause of Death: insanity Add Info.: cert. dt. 8/7/1877 Pg.: #225


BACKHAUS, SON OF JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 14 Nov. 1895: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 05 Nov.) Death on Mon. last week, of the 5 yr. old son of John Backhaus, of pneumonia with croup. Burial was last Thurs. at the local Catholic Cemetery.


BAER, HERBERT A. (I also put an entry for Presley) Elvis A. Presley, formerly Herbert A. Baer, 67, of 19127 S. County Highway C. Valders, died on April 26, 2004, at North Ridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc. The funeral was on Friday at the Christianson & Deja Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center in Valders. Officiating at the service was Deacon Robert Drobka, with cremation to take place at a later date. Elvis was born on Feb. 17, 1937, in the Town of Eaton, son of the late Henry and Hattie Mayer Baer. He was employed with Neenah Foundry for 27 years retiring in 1998. (Survivors omitted for privacy) He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill; and a sister, Mary Ann. (No newspaper named)


BAETH, CHILD OF FRED From Der Nord Westen, 22 Mar. 1894: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 19 Mar.) Death of the 6-mo. old child of Fred Baeth last week with burial Tues. in the Catholic Cemetery.


BAHR, EDUARD From Der Nord Westen, 11 Jan. 1900: Death on Wed. last week of 22-yr. old Town Liberty resident Eduard Bahr of consumption. The funeral was held Fri. in St. Nazianz.


BAHR, WILLARD (28 Feb 1913/Jan 1970/SSDI) Willard C. (Butch) Bahr, 56, of 14 E. Fremont St., Kiel, died Friday at a Marshfield hospital of an apparent heart attack. His body was donated to the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison. Mr. Bahr was born Feb. 28, 1913, near Kiel, son of the late Charles A. and Mrs. Hulda Wagenknecht Bahr. He was graduated in 1931 from Kiel High School and entered the cheese business. He was an agent for Kraft Cheese Co. and for 25 years was affiliated with the Riverside Grocery, Kiel, until illness forced his retirement a year ago. He married Dolores Sperb of Kiel, and she survives with a daughter (Survivor omitted for privacy.); his mother, who lives at Kiel; two brothers, Godon of Oshkosh and Robert of Waukesha; and two grandchildren. Two sons and a daughter preceded him in death. Memorials may be made to the Heart Assn. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 10, 1970


BAILEY, TRUE M. True M. Bailey died. There is a tribute to him from the Lodge of Two Rivers No. 66, I.O.O.F., Odd Fellows Hall in the Jan. 10 1861 edition. Manitowoc Herald, 03 Jan. 1861


BALIERE, JOSEPH Death in the mental facility in Oshkosh last week of Joseph Baliere, a well-known local man who was taken to that facility in 1897. Der Nord Westen, 20 July 1899


BAMOS, ANTON Anton Bamos Wisconsin, Death Records Name Anton Bamos Event Type Death Event Date 1897 Event Place Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Male Race W Birth Date 01 Feb 1897 Birthplace Manitowoc, Wis. Burial Place Manitowoc, Wis. Cemetery Catholic Cemetery Father's Name Anton Bamos Mother's Name Annie Holk


BARBER, WALLACE Wallace Barber, a resident of this city left this morning to make his home at Colorado Springs, Colo. Mr. Barber is the only survivor of his family of six, his wife and four children having been laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery during the course of the last few years. Manitowoc Herald News, Tues., March. 23, 1920 page 3 ********* (Note: His wife and children are in Evergreen)


BARTELS, WILLIAM Death in a Milwaukee hospital last week of 62-year old Wilhelm Bartels, a former resident of our county. The body was brought here and the funeral was held Friday from the residence of his brother on Wolmer Street. Der Nord Westen, 10 Dec. 1908 ******** (b. Aug. 01, 1846 at Koelpin, Germany/d. Dec. 01, 1908/St. John's United Church of Christ record)


BARTH, (NO NAME) Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 28 June 1883: The two year old daughter of John Barth of the Town Schleswig died at Chicago. The body was brought here on the 27th, which was the child's birthday, and was buried in the Rockville Cemetery.


BARTH, AUGUST August E. Barth died 29 March 1884 at age of 2 years, 13 days. (b. about 16 March 1882)(From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.)


BARTHLOWE, MRS. JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 02 May 1889: Death of Mrs. John Barthlowe last Sat. in Town Mishicott of childbed fever. The newborn child (no name given) also died. The death of his wife is a heavy blow for the husband because he is left with 7 small children. The funeral took place Monday.


BARTLETT, ADAM From Der Nord Westen, 11 Mar. 1897: Death on Fri. of Neshoto Road resident Adam Bartelett, of dropsy. The burial took place Sunday.


BARTLEY, SON OF GEO. An infant son of Capt. Geo. Bartley of Escanaba was buried here on Sunday. The sadly bereaved parents have our sympathy and our regret that each recurring holiday season will hereafter bring them saddened memories. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, December 30, 1884 P.4 (Note: The only cemetery this surname is in is #44 Evergreen) ******* We understand that Capt. Geo. Bartley remarked to friends in this city that Mrs. Bartley's health is so poor in Escanaba they think of returning to this city to live. We hope they will and are sure that Mrs. Bartley's health will improve when they get back to the bracing air of Manitowoc. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, December 30, 1884 P.4


BASKEN, EMMA The body of Emma Basken, who recently died in Chicago, was brought to Kossuth and buried there. Der Nord Westen, 09 May 1907 ******* It appears the newspaper had the first name wrong, I can find no Emma Basken: Laura Basken Illinois, Cook County Deaths Name Laura Basken Event Type Death Event Date 30 Apr 1907 Event Place , Cook, Illinois, United States Gender Female Age 15 Marital Status Single Ethnicity American Race White Birth Year (Estimated) 1892 Birthplace Wisconsin Burial Date 03 May 1907 Father's Birthplace Wisconsin Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin Record Number 14 Source Reference rn1676 ******* Laura Basken Illinois, Cook County Deaths Name Laura Basken Event Type Death Event Date 30 Apr 1907 Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Gender Female Age 15 Marital Status Single Race White Birth Year (Estimated) 1892 Birthplace , , Wisconsin Burial Date 03 May 1907 Burial Place Manitowoc, , Wisconsin Source Reference 12132 "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994," database, FamilySearch ********* (1900 Kossuth census: George Basken age 37; wife Maggie age 32; George age 10; Laura age 8; Hattie age 7; Edward age 4.)


BAUGNIETTE, MARY Mary Baugniette Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 birth: 26 August 1840 Belgium, Europe death: 26 August 1900 Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1900 Mishicot spouse: Frank Baugniette ******** Mary Baugniette Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Mary Baugniette Gender Female Death Date 26 Aug 1900 Death Place Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 60 Birth Date 26 Aug 1840 Birthplace Belgium, Europe Occupation House Wife Race White Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Frank Baugniette


BAUKNECHT, AUGUST Death in Sheboygan on Sat. morning of August Bauknecht, a former Manitowoc resident. The deceased, who was 34 yrs. old and never married, is survived by his mother, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. He was ill for over a year. The body was brought here and buried Tues. morning in the local Catholic Cemetery. Der Nord Westen, 03 May 1894 ********* (Saturday was April 28, 1894) ********* August Bauknecht Wisconsin, Death Records Name August Bauknecht Event Type Death Event Date 1894 Event Place Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Gender Male Age 33 Race W Occupation Shoemaker Birth Year (Estimated) 1861 Birthplace Centerville, Manitowoc Co., Wis. Cemetery St. Boniface's Cath. Cemetery Father's Name Leo. Bauknecht Mother's Name Christina Bauknecht ******** August Bauknecht Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name August Bauknecht Gender Male Death Date 28 Apr 1894 Death Place Sheboygan, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 33 Birth Date 1861 Birthplace Centreville, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Occupation Shoemaker Race White Marital Status Unknown Father's Name Leo Bauknecht Mother's Name Christina Bauknecht


BAUMANN, FRANK AND HIS WIFE FOUR LIVES SACRIFICED WHEN AUTO DRIVER GAMBLES WITH DEATH TO SAVE MINUTE TIME ON TRIP HOME Three Two Rivers People Killed Outright and Fourth Dies as Result of Car Being Struck by Passenger Train at Two Rivers Crossing of Northwestern Line Sunday Afternoon Girl, Fifth Passenger in Car Saved by Jumping. Four Persons are dead and a fifth, a _____ _____ and was seriously injured, as result of the worst ___ accident ever recorded in Manitowoc county Sunday when an automobile, carrying five persons, was struck by a Northwestern passenger train at the Two Rivers crossing on the Lake Shore drive. The dead are: FRANK KUCERA, 60, Two Rivers, owner of the car. MRS. FRANK KUCERA, 55, his wife. FRANK BAUMANN, 50, Two Rivers. (sic) Mrs. Baumann’s name not listed) The injured: MISS CLARA BAUMANN, 16, body severely bruised, not fatally hurt. Kucera and his party who had left Two Rivers early in the day to attend the celebration of Bohemian societies at the opera house in this city, were returning to their home along the concrete road in a Ford car, Kucera driving the machine. At the approach to the railway crossing several cars had halted to await the passing of the train which leaves here at 4:28 for Milwaukee, but Kucera passed the waiting cars and attempted to make the crossing in advance of the train despite warnings shouted to him. Girl Saved by Jumping As the automobile neared the crossing and the certainty of death appeared, the Baumann girl leaped from the car which was running at a speed of 30?? miles. She suffered severe bruises but saved her life, being the only one of the party to escape death. Three Killed Outright. Three of the four remaining occupants of the automobile were killed outright while Kucera, who was found pinioned under the car at the wheel, his skull fractured and internally injured, died yesterday at noon at the hospital, no hope of his recovery being entertained when the extent of injuries became known immediately after the accident. Car Hit in Center The engine of the passenger train struck the automobile almost in the center, throwing the car into the air and carrying it a distance of fifty feet or more. The radiator was torn off and the body completely wrecked. Baumann Is Decapitated When the collision occurred Baumann, his wife and Mrs. Kucera, were killed outright, the bodies being terribly mangled, Baumann being decapitated while Mrs. Baumann’s head was crushed. Mrs. Kucera’s body was cut open from the neck to the hips and her jaw was broken, the three bodies being mutilated beyond recognition. Pieces of bones and flesh from the three bodies were picked up for a distance of 100 feet or more while a purse carried by Mrs. Kucera was found torn open and in shreds fifty feet from the place where the body was picked up. Several Witness Tragedy The accident was witnessed by several automobiles, people in cars had stopped ___ ___ train and had ___ warnings to Kuchera who it is most apparent, was flirting with death ___ __ a second of time. Mr. Hamilton, who was one of the witnesses of the __ accident, declared it the most terrible __ had ever seen at __ __ __ the strongest of persons. Girl Hystercial The Baumann girl, who was saved by leaping from ___ and was taken to the office of Dr. Currens at Two Rivers. She was unable to give details of the accident but said that she and the other occupants of the automobile had pleaded with Kucera to slow down and to stop his car and wait for the train. She has no recollection of leaping from the car and says she thinks that she fainted and fell from the machine, but witnesses say that the girl jumped. Brother in German Army Miss Baumann, who lost both her father and mother in the tragedy, has a brother who is at present __ __ the German army and stationed with the kaiser’s troops on the west front in Europe. She (3lines underinked ) Bodies Are Removed Coroner Louis Faige and District Attorney E.S. Schmidt ___ of the tragedy and reached the scene in a short time. The bodies of the dead were taken to Two Rivers and Kucera, who was still alive, was removed to the hospital where he died yesterday. (2 lines underinked). Two Double Funerals Two double funerals __ __ for Kucera and his wife and the other from the Baumann home for Mr. and Mrs. Baumann will be held at 9 o’clock tomorrow morning. Interment of the four bodies will be at Two Rivers. Men Employes of Hamilton Both Kucera and Baumann were employed at the Hamilton company plant in Two Rivers. Baumann and family ___ to Two Rivers only a short time ago. Mrs. Baumann came here to care for the home of her sister, Mrs. Wachal, whose death occurred several months ago and __ later joined by her husband and daughter. The family had ___ __ from Kucera to ___ yesterday. Inquest To Be Held Coroner Falge ___ the tragedy ___ which will ___ and fix responsibility at 9 tomorrow, at Two Rivers. It is said at Two Rivers that Kucera was known for his fast driving since he had owned a car and appeared to be unable ____ his car slow. Train Crew to Testify Members of the Northwestern train crew will be called to testify at the inquest. The train was in charge of Conductor James McCuskey and Engineer John Dwyer was in the cab. The train leaves the Two Rivers station at 4 o’clock for this city. It is noted that the train which has a number of coaches does not attain a high rate of speed by the time it reaches the crossing which is less than half a -___ from the station. Manitowoc Daily Herald, September 5, 1916 P. 1 ******** (Note: There is an account in the Sheboygan paper, Tuesday Sept. 5, 1916 p.4 and at the very end, it said that Mr. and Mrs. Bauman moved recently from Chicago to Two Rivers. It's possible that is where they are buried)


BAUMGARTEN, ALVINA LOUIS M. Name: Baumgarten, Alvina Louise M. D. 8/17/1876 B.: Reg. D.: 12/27/1876 sex: f/w Age at death: 4 mo. 24 da. B.P.: D.P.: Cem: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Pieper, Mtwc. Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Add Info.: Pg.# 213


BEAN, FRANK Another of the city's pioneer settlers has answered the last summons and has passed on to join the increasing majority who have finished with life's labors and sleep in the last sleep. Frank Bean, a resident of the county for many years and one of the well known pioneers of the city is dead at his home on South Main street, aged 83. Mr. Bean was well and favorable known. Four children survive. The funeral will be held Saturday from the home at 2 o'clock. Manitowoc Daily Herald, December 30, 1910 p.2


BEARNEY See Perndl


BEBEN MICHAEL From Der Nord Westen, 30 Oct. 1879: Death of Michael Beben, age 23, on 26 Oct. on Town Line Road. He was the son of Mr. Nic. Beben and died of diphtheria.


BECKER, REINHARD From Der Nord Westen, 02 Sept. 1897: Death Sun. in Town Newton of 37 yr. old Reinhard Becker of consumption, at the home of his father-in-law, P. Reilitz. The deceased, who is survived by his widow, was buried yesterday at the cemetery near Teitgen's. ******** Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Rheinhard Becker Gender Male Burial Place Newton, Wis. Death Date 29 Aug 1897 Death Place Newton, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 37 Birth Date 22 Aug 1860 Birthplace Bremin, Germany Occupation Cook Race White Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Julie Nuletz


BECKER, SON OF HEINRICH From Der Nord Westen, 24 Sep. 1903: A little son in the family of Heinrich Becker in Rosecrans (Cooperstown twp.) died shortly after birth and was buried in the Lutheran Cemetery there. (Note: Probably #17.)


BEECK, JAMES James Beeck, 39 of 3607 Maplewood Road, Two Rivers, died Wednesday evening, July 9, 1986 at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. Rev. Frederik Schulz will officiate. Mr. Beeck was born June 17, 1947 at Two Rivers, son of Donald and Lavina Sigmund Beeck. Mr. Beeck attended Two Rivers grade school and Washington High School. Mr. Beeck was a graduate of Stout College at Menominie, Wisconsin. Mr. Beeck taught school at J.I. Case High School in Racine for 10 years. Survivors include his parents, a son, Brian of Union Grove, Wis.; a brother, Robert of Two Rivers; a sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Dan Pawlitzke of Two Rivers and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Eva Sigmund of Ridge Crest, CA. He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry. Friends may call at the church after 2 pm Saturday afternoon. Memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society. There will be no visitation at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapel, Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald Times, Fri., July 11, 1986 page 14


BEHLING, FRIEDRICKE Name: Behling, Friedricke D. 3/9/1876 B.: Reg. D.: 12/27/1876 sex: f/w Age at death: 42 yrs. 6 mo. B.P.: D.P.: Cem: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. F. Pieper, Mtwc. Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Consumption Add Info.: Pg.# 209


BEHNKE, MICHAEL An inquest into the death of Michael Behnke showed that he died as a result of injuries to his back when he stepped in front of a Milwaukee, Lakeshore & Western locomotive at a grade crossing in the town of Maple Grove. Witnesses said that the locomotive was going 10 to 12 miles per hour at the time, the crew blew the whistle for the crossing and again to warn the victim. Accident occured February 2 1873. This was found in the court index, the following are the numbers needed to find the file at the Cofrin library in Green Bay. yr. 1873; #2042; Box CF 15 FLB


BEHNKE, SOPHIE From Der Nord Westen, 16 Feb. 1899: Death in Maple Grove a short time ago of Mrs. Sophie Behnke at age 84 yrs. 4 mos. as a result of grippe. The deceased leaves 5 children. (Louise Behnke cem 53?)


BEHRENDT, DAU. OF FRED From Der Nord Westen, 30 Apr. 1908: A 3-month old little daughter of Fred Behrendt in Two Rivers died Thursday last week of convulsions. (Possibly Behrendt baby in cem. #89A)


BEHRENS, A.H. Our readers will remember our reporting last winter that an elderly man named A. H. Behrens was found in the vicinity of Louis Corners, Town Schleswig, living like a hermit and was brought here for a mental examination. The man was in a state of exhaustion but not mentally ill. After being restored for a while in the local mental facility, he had to be released, and went back to his little hut. A few days ago he was found there dead, swollen and unclothed. Der Nord Westen, 08 Mar. 1906 ********* Wisconsin, Death Records Name A. H. Behrens Event Type Death Event Date 1906 Event Place Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Residence Place Schleswig, Gender Male Age 78 Marital Status Widowed Race W Occupation Mason Birth Date 1828 Birth Year (Estimated) 1828 Birthplace Germany Burial Place Schleswig, Cemetery Union Cemetery Father's Name Behrens Father's Birthplace Germany Mother's Name Behrens Mother's Birthplace Germany


BEHRINGER JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 09 Jan. 1879: Death of elderly John Behringer in Manitowoc.


BEICHARDT, GEORGE From Der Nord Westen, 05 Feb. 1891: Death by drowning in the Manitowoc River on Thurs. last week of George Beichardt, a resident of Kellnersville. He was said to have been very drunk. His cries for help were heard, but help arrived too late. He was dragged down by a heavycoat. Burial was Sun. in the new cemetery in Kossuth.


BEIERLY, GUSTAV From Der Nord Westen, 07 Nov. 1901: Death Sat. morning of 40-yr. old Gustav Beierly, a well-known citizen of our city, following a long illness with consumption. He is survived by his widow. The body will be taken to Valders for burial.


BEIERLY, JOSEPH The funeral of Joseph Beierly was held from St. Boniface church this morning at 9 o'clock. There was a good attendance of friends and relatives, and the interment was in the Catholic cemetery. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Manitowoc, Wis. Wednesday, January 25, 1899 P.1


BEITZALL, DAU. OF MR. A 5-yr. old little daughter of Mr. Beitzall, in Two Rivers, died Sun. of a heart illness. Der Nord Westen, 05 May 1904 ******** Hattie Beitzel Wisconsin Death Index Name Hattie Beitzel Event Type Death Event Date 01 May 1904 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 9999 ******** (Note: The dates match-Sunday was May 1.) ******** (From 1900 Two Rivers census: Nicalous Beitzel age 58; wife Catherine age 38 had 5 children 3 living; Anna age 16; Tillie age 13; Hattie age 1 b.1899)


BEITZEL, LIZZIE Death in Two Rivers on Sat. from consumption, of Lizzie Beitzel, a daughter of Nic. Beitzel. The deceased, who was 19 yrs. old, was buried Mon. at the Catholic Church. Der Nord Westen, 29 Oct. 1896 ******** Name Lizzie Beitzel Gender Female Burial Place Two Rivers, Wis. Death Date 14 Oct 1896 Death Place Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 18 Birth Date 1878 Birthplace Two Rivers, Wis. Race White Father's Name Nicolaus Beitzel Mother's Name Catherina ******** Lizzie Beitzel Wisconsin, Death Records Name Lizzie Beitzel Event Type Death Event Date 1896 Event Place Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Female Age 18 Race W Birth Year (Estimated) 1878 Birthplace Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wis. Burial Place Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wis. Cemetery Catholic Cemetery Father's Name Nicolaus Beitzel Mother's Name Catherina Beitzel


BEITZEL, NICHOLAS The 8-yr. old son of Joseph Beitzel in Two Rivers died Sat. of the measles. Der Nord Westen, 18 Apr. 1901 ******* Nicholas Beitzel Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Nicholas Beitzel Gender Male Burial Place Two Rivers, Wis. Death Date 12 Apr 1901 Death Place Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 8 Birth Date 10 Dec 1892 Birthplace Two Rivers, Wisconsin Race White Marital Status Single Father's Name Joseph Beitzel Father's Birthplace Germany Mother's Name Elizabeth Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin ******** Nicholas Beitzel Wisconsin, Death Records Name Nicholas Beitzel Event Type Death Event Date 1901 Event Place Two Rivers, Wisconsin Residence Place Two Rivers, Wis. Gender Male Age 8 Marital Status Single Race W Birth Date 10 Dec 1892 Birth Year (Estimated) 1893 Birthplace Two Rivers, Wisconsin Burial Place Two Rivers, Wis. Cemetery Catholic Cemetery Father's Name Joseph Beitzel Father's Birthplace Germany Mother's Name Elizabeth Beitzel Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin ******** (Note: The only Catholic cemetery in Two Rivers at the time was Calvary, so he should be in Calvary)


BELINSKE, MILDRED Mildred (Mid) E. Belinske, age 80, formerly of 834 Manitou St., Manitowoc, died Tuesday, January 28, 1997, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. She was born April 11, 1916, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late John and Mildred Glass VandeGrift. She married Adolph Belinske on October 9, 1942. He preceded her in death in 1979. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Joel and Leigh Bahr, Madison, Rory and Jackie Bahr, Madison, Gary and Carole Belinske, Manitowoc; eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Adolph, one brother and two sisters. The Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, January 29, 1997 P. A2


BELL, MARTHA From the Manitowoc Herald, 28 Nov. 1857: Martha Bell (dau. of Capt R.L. Bell) died.


BELL, ROBERT From the Manitowoc Herald, 04 July 1857: Robert L. Bell died.


BELOCH, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 21 May 1903: Death last Sat. of Town Gibson resident Mrs. Beloch at age 65. Burial was Monday.


BELZ, CHILD OF CHARLES From Der Nord Westen, 07 Sep. 1899: Death Mon. of a child of Charles Belz in Two Rivers. The funeral arrangements were not reported to us. (possibly #89A)


BENGALOW, SIMON MISHICOT The funeral of Simon Bengalow was held from the Joseph Dvorak home on Friday morning with burial services at Tisch Mills. Mr. Bengalow was an immigrant from Bohemia who came to this county while still a young boy. He made his home in the vicinity of Mishicot and Tisch Mills while a resident of this country. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, March 26, 1929


BENTHEIM, LUDWIG From Der Nord Westen, 08 Mar. 1894: Death in Centerville on Tues. of 82 yr. old Ludwig Bentheim, of old age. The deceased was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin and came to Centerville in 1868 where he has lived ever since. The funeral will take place today.


BENTHIEN, EDWARD Infant Child Dies at Parents' Home in Gibson Edward Benthien, year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Benthien, town of Gibson, died today at the municipal hospital of pneumonia. He is survived by his parents and four brothers, Frederich, John, Franklin and William. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Specht funeral home in Mishicot. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, February 14, 1935 P.11 (Note: There is a John Benthien in Mishicot Holy Cross cemetery)


BENZINGER, ANNIE (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 02 Sep.) Death Fri. of the 2-yr. old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Benzinger from burn wounds sustained on Wed. The parents had gone into the village to buy the threshing machine they had been waiting for. While they were gone the older children had heated a tub of water and set it on the floor. In the blink of an eye the unattended little girl fell in and suffered the burns which claimed her life on Fri., releasing her from her pain. The funeral was held Sun. with many local residents in the funeral procession. Der Nord Westen, 04 Sep. 1902 ******** (Friday would have been August 29, 1902- She would be Annie Benzinger) ******** Wisconsin, Death Records Name Annie Benzinger Event Type Death Event Date 1902 Event Place Mishicot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Residence Place Mishicott, Gender Female Age 1 Race W Birth Date 14 Sep 1900 Birth Year (Estimated) 1901 Burial Place Mish. Cemetery Cath. Cem. Father's Name Joe. Benzinger Father's Birthplace Mishicott, Mother's Name Frances Behringer Mother's Birthplace Mishicott, ******** Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Annie Benzinger Gender Female Burial Place Mish. Death Date 29 Aug 1902 Death Place Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 1 Birth Date 14 Sep 1900 Race White Father's Name Joe Benzinger Father's Birthplace Mishicott Mother's Name Frances Behringer Mother's Birthplace Mishicott


BERG, HENRY Henry Berg died at his home in this city last Saturday and is to be buried today. He leaves a wife and family. His illness has been a lingering one. He was much respected and such a citizen we can ill afford to lose. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Dec. 6, 1886 page 3


BERGE, CHILD OF MARVIN Mr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Berge of Valders are mourning the death of their six months old daughter who died at 8 p.m. Christmas day. Besides the parents the little one is survived by one sister, Arline Annabelle. The funeral will be held Sunday from the home of Otto G. Berge and burial will be at the Valders church cemetery. Manitowoc Herald News, Saturday, December 27, 1924 P.3


BERGE, GILBERT G. 60-yr. old Gilbert G. Berge, a farmer who lived near Jerpen, died Mon. He leaves a widow, 5 daughters and several sisters. The funeral was held yesterday. Der Nord Westen, 01 Sep. 1904


BERGE, MRS. OLE DEATH OF MRS. BERGE, VALDERS, TAKES PIONEER Mrs. Ole Berge, well known resident of Valders, died early today at her home there as result of a stroke of paralysis which she suffered two months ago. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the home and at 2 o'clock at the Valders church, the Rev. White officiating. Mrs. Berge was one of the early day settlers of Manitowoc county, having come here in the 50's. She was born at Valders, Norway and was married after her arrival here, on January 31, 1866 to Mr. Berge who preceded her in death in 1910. She had made her home at Valders ever since coming to America. Mrs. Berge was the mother of six children; Mrs. John Alfson of Clarks Mills; Anton and Andrew of Valders and Gustave Berge of Omaha, Nebraska. Twenty-six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, December 15, 1921 P. 1 ********* Berge Funeral to Be Held Tomorrow The funeral of the late Mrs. Berge, pioneer resident of Valders, will be held tomorrow afternoon from the home at 1:30 and from the Valders church at 2 o'clock. Mrs. B. Finkleson, of this city, a daughter whose name was omitted from the obituary yesterday, is at Valders. Mrs. Berge was the mother of Ole Berge, deceased, who for many years was one of the most prominent business men of Valders. Manitowoc Herald News, December 16, 1921 P. 1


BERGEMANN, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 11 June 1896: Death of John Bergemann, a veteran of the Civil War, of old age debility. He was buried Tues. (date and place of death illegible). [The Civil War Roundtable has his burial in Cato Heights cemetery #1 but there is no stone)


BERGER, CHRISTINA Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 11 Jan. 1883 Death of the 91 year mother of Christian and Gottlieb Berger in Two Rivers. (Note: From 1880 Two Rivers census: Gottlieb Berger head age 59 and living in the houshold is his mother Christina age 88)


BERGSBAKEN, SCOTT Scott E. Bergsbaken, age 47, of 4212 County Trunk Highway B, Manitowoc, died Wednesday evening, March 31, 1999, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Rev. Scott Porath will officiate. Cremation will have taken place. He was born February 13, 1952, at Bonduel, Wis., son of Leon and Immogene Soufal Bergsbaken. Scott graduated from Bonduel High School in 1970 and continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has resided in Manitowoc for the past 20 years. Scott was employed as a compliance specialist with Wi Ag Ventures. He had served as chairman for the last number of years. He married Kristine A. Bauer, July 25, 1998, in Manitowoc. Scott was an avid sportsman and excelled in many of his activities. He was a hunter, fisherman, golfer and bowler. He especially enjoyed being at his cabin up North with his family and cabin crew of Si, Mike, Jim, Andy, Steve and his special dog Lizzy. Survivors include his wife, Kristine; two step daughters, Melissa and her husband, Neil, Samantha and her husband, Curt; his parents Leon and Immogene Bergsbaken, Bonduel; one brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Sandy Bergsbaken, Shawano; one precious niece, Abby Bergsbaken; his mother-in-law, Mildred Kowalski, Manitowoc; one brother-in-law, Michael Kowalski, Denver, Colo.; aunts, uncles, along with other relatives and friends surviving. Friends may call at Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his name. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank the two (sic) Rivers Community Hospital 2nd floor nursing staff and 3rd floor nursing staff at Shady Lane Home. Also special thanks to Bruce at East Central Co-op and Bill from Valders Co-op for all their help and attention during this difficult time. Herald Times Reporter, April 2, 1999 P. A2


BERLIN, FRITZ From Der Nord Westen, 30 May 1878: Death of Fritz Berlin, “generally known by the name PEIMAUT”, of Manitowoc, who was recently taken to the hospital at St. Nazians.


BERNARD, STANISLAUS Stanislaus, the six month old babe of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bernard, 1910 Hamilton street, died Tuesday and was buried from St. Mary's church this morning. Manitowoc Daily Herald, November 6, 1914 p.3 ******** (NOTE: I called the cem. office at Calvary which also has the records for St. Marys and no record of this burial has been found yet, although it's highly possible the child should be in either cemetery. They are going through the old books putting their records into a computer program so it may show up yet.)


BERNDT See Perndl


BERNEMANN, CAPT. From Der Nord Westen, 09 Nov. 1905: Death Wed. last week in Sturgeon Bay of Capt. Bernemann of Chicago, a personality who was well-known locally. The casket was brought here and buried under the auspices of the local Masonic Lodge.


BERNER, INFANT OF DR. BERNER BURY CHILD HERE Albert, Edward and Dr. Bushman, Mrs. Julius Bushman, Dr. and Mrs. Berner and Rev. Miller, Milwaukee, were in this city yesterday to bury an infant child of Dr. and Mrs. Berner. Dr. Berner was at one Jtime (sic) a practicing physician in this city. Manitowoc Daily Tribune, Monday, April 4, 1910 P. 7


BETZEL, CHILD OF JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 30 Nov. 1899 Death of a small child of Whitelaw resident Joseph Betzel week before last. The funeral took place Mon. last week.


BIELEK, MRS. JOHN Death Thurs. evening of 85-yr. old Mrs. John Bielek following a stroke. She leaves her husband and one daughter. The funeral was held Sat. Der Nord Westen, 11 Apr. 1901 ******* (Per obit, she died Thursday April 4, 1901) (A Belek and a Belik surname is in Evergreen, Manitowoc)


BIELING, F. Death notice in the Manitowoc Herald, 1859 Jul 7: F. Bieling from T.R. swept overboard the "Eleanor" and died. ******** Death of F. Bieling.- We have to record the death of Mr. F. Bieling, of Two Rivers under peculiarly painful circumstances. He was a passenger on board the Schooner Eleanor, bound to Chicago. The vessel had a deck load of lumber, and while off Centerville, Mr. Bieling was reclining upon some boards, on the quarter deck, immediately under the main boom, which, to use a nautical expression, jibed, or swung round of its own accord, sweeping Mr. Bieling and several pieces of lumber into the lake. A boat was lowered immediately, but the body had disappeared beyond the reach of aid. He was about 30 years of age, and leaves a wife and three children.-Herald. The Manitowoc Pilot, Tuesday, June 14, 1859 P.2


BIGWOOD, MRS. S. From Der Nord Westen, 18 Mar. 1909: Death Tuesday last week in Two Rivers of 42-year old Mrs. S. Bigwood after a short illness. The deceased leaves 4 children. Her funeral was Friday.


BILINSKY, CHILD OF ANTON The family of Anton Bilinsky(sic) had a child born Thurs., which shortly died and was buried Friday. Der Nord Westen, 25 Mar. 1897 (Per obit. Thursday was March 18.) (Note: Not in cemeteries, but do have this child in the births from newspapers/an Anton Belinske is in Calvary, Manitowoc)


BILITSKI, SON OF ANTON Death on Sat. evening of the 8 day old little son of Anton Bilitski.(sic) Burial was Mon. in the Catholic Cemetery. Der Nord Westen, 16 Mar. 1893 ******** (Per obit. Saturday was March 11)


BIRDSELL, JOHN BODY OF FORMER WELL KNOWN RESIDENT OF COUNTY BROUGHT FROM MISSOURI FOR BURIAL HERE The body of John Birdsell, a former well known resident of the county, was brought here today from Knox City, Mo., and taken to Larrabee for burial, the funeral being held this afternoon. George Birdsell, son of the decedent and an only child, came here from Raymond, Neb., for the funeral. Mr. Birdsell, who was 62 years of age, made his home in Gibson for many years, removing west about twelve years ago when his health failed him. For four years he had been bed ridden. His wife died 27 years ago and it was the dying request of Mr. Birdsell that his body be brought back to the old home to rest beside that of his wife. Mr. Birdsell was a well known horseman while a resident here. Manitowoc Daily Herald, November 22, 1916 P. 3


BISCHOF, CHILD OF R. From Der Nord Westen, 26 Mar. 1896: Death on Fri. of a 3-week old child of Town Line Road resident R. Bischof, of convulsions.


BISCHOFF ADAM or ADOLPH From Der Nord Westen, 10 Feb. 1881: Death by suicide of Adam Bischoff on Sun. at Half Way House on the Two Rivers-Mishicott Road. He had recently arrived from Germany and brought with him a reasonable sum of money. Apparently under the influence of drink, he shot himself in the head. ******** SUICIDE On Sunday afternoon a man named Adolph Bishoff committed suicide at Wooster's Hotel at Two Rivers by blowing his brains out with a revolver. He was a young fellow about twenty-five years of age who came from Germany last spring. He was always well dressed and seemed to have considerable money. He led a fast life and it is believed had about exhausted all the funds he had. He had attended the funeral of Sam Stone in company with Mr. Wooster and committed the deed a few minutes after his return. There were some men in the saloon and he approached one of them and said he intended to burn down his barn that night. He then went up to Wooster and said “Something is going to happen tonight.” Directly after he went out and stood a few feet from a group of four men who were engaged in conversation. He drew a revolver from his pocket and discharged the contents into his head. On Monday an inquest was held by Justice Goedgen. The verdict given was in accordance with the above facts. Bishoff boarded for some time at Nolan's in this city, but spent the greater part of his time with his aunt in Mishicott, a Mrs. Andrew Smith. No cause is assigned for the commission of the rash act. Manitowoc Pilot Thursday, February 10, 1881 ******** Wisconsin Death Index Name Adam Bischoff Event Type Death Event Date 08 Feb 1881 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0368 ******* Adam Bischoff Wisconsin, Death Records Name Adam Bischoff Event Type Death Event Date 1881 Event Place Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Male Age 25 Marital Status Single Race white Occupation miller Birth Date 25 Dec 1855 Birth Year (Estimated) 1856 Birthplace Wuertemberg Burial Place Man. Co. Cemetery Mishicott Cemetery Father's Name Sebastian Bischoff Mother's Name Maria N. Bischoff


BISCOPH, HANNAH Name: Biscoph, Hannah D. ? B.: Reg. D.: 1/22/1873 sex: Age at death: B.P.: Poland D.P.: S.S. Egypt Cem: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Add Info.: Died on vessel SS Egypt on its passage from Liverpool, Eng., arrived at Port of New York 4/18/1872 Pg.# 169


BLAISDELL, KENNETH L. SR. Kenneth L. Blaisdell Sr., age 58, of 3018 48th St., Two Rivers, died Monday, May 12, 1997, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 16, 1997, at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Fredrick Schulz. He was born October 19, 1938, in Mercer, Maine, son of Charles Blaisdell and the late Alice Walton Blaisdell Carr. Kenneth attended schools in Maine where he graduated from high School. On June 24, 1961, he married Judith A. Wheeler at Plainville United Methodist Church in Plainville, Conn. He was employed with Paragon Electric Company of Two Rivers from 1978 through 1992. He then began employment with Fisher Hamilton Scientific. His memberships include the Frederica Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Lodge #110, and the Masonic Lodge Frederick #14, both of Plainville, Conn. Survivors include his wife, Judith A. Blaisdell, Two Rivers; a son and daughter- in-law, Kenneth and Roberta Blaisdell Jr., Two Rivers; two daughters, Amy B. Blaisdell, at home, and her special friend Robert Noll, Two Rivers, Lynne Blaisdell, Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass.; his father, Charles G. Blaisdell, Skowhegan, Maine; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Charles and Kathy Blaisdell, Middletown, Conn., Richard Blaisdell, Bristol, Conn., Dale and Beverly Blaisdell, Meriden, Conn., Melvin and Brenda Blaisdell, Skowhegan, Maine; one half-sister, Sandra Carr, Portland, Maine; four half-brothers, Michael, Andrew, Douglas and Timothy Carr, all of Portland, Maine; his mother-in-law, Ethel Wheeler, Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by a half-brother, Kerry. Friends may call at the Klein and Stangel Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Friday morning until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, May 14, 1997 P. A2


BLEMSKI, FRANK From Der Nord Westen, 21 May 1908: Frank Blemski, a 73-year old resident of Town Newton, died recently.


BLOKE, STELLA Mishicott Melange. Stella Bloke of Gibson, thirteen years of age, died last Monday. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, December 11, 1883 pg. 4


BLUM, MARGARET Margaret Blum/d. 9 May 1925/age 68 years/from St. Lukes Annual 1925)


BODNAR, ANNA Mrs. Anna Bodnar, 1818 South 18th Street, died at the hospital last night after an illness of month. The funeral will be held Monday morning. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, October 14, 1916 P. 5


BODRA, FRANK From Der Nord Westen, 17 Apr. 1902: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 14 Apr.) An old settler, Franz Bodra, who came to Two Rivers in 1855 and lived here ever since, died last week at 92. He was of French descent and worked as a commercial fisherman. He leaves 7 children, his wife having predeceased him 11 yrs. ago.


BODWIN, J. (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 26 June) (Small, hazy print, unsure of the names) Death of Mr. J. Bodwin on 21 June at age 85. Der Nord Westen, 28 June 1900 ******** The following might be the same person, dates almost match. I can't find either one on the census. Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Peter Bodwain Gender Male Burial Place Mishicott, Wisc. Death Date 22 Jun 1900 Death Place Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 86 Birth Date 1814 Birthplace Belgium, Europe Occupation Farmer Race White Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Catherine Father's Birthplace Blgium, Europe Mother's Birthplace Belgium, Europe ******** Peter Bodwain Wisconsin, Death Records Name Peter Bodwain Event Type Death Event Date 1900 Event Place Mishicot, Wisconsin Residence Place Mishicot, Gender Male Age 86 Race W Occupation Farmer Birth Year (Estimated) 1814 Birthplace Belgium Burial Place Mishicott, Wisc. Father's Birthplace Belgium Mother's Birthplace Belgium Spouse's Name Catherine Bodwain


BOEGE, RAYMOND Raymond Boege birth: 22 April 1904 Manitowoc death: 22 April 1904 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1904 M. father: Richard Boege mother: Leonia Haase Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


BOEHM, HERMAN Cooperstown - The funeral of the late Herman Boehm was held here November 16 with burial at the adjoining cemetery, the Rev. Father Jacobs officiating. Mr. Boehm was seventy-one years old and died of a paralytic stroke. Manitowoc Herald News, Nov. 24, 1926 page 11


BOELZ, GUSTAV From Der Nord Westen, 05 Feb. 1903: Gustav Boelz, a young man employed at John Dugan's sawmill near Reedsville, was killed in an accident there Thurs. last week. BÖLZ was standing on a large stack of freshly cut timber, and as he began to move made a misstep and fell to the ground with the entire pile of boards falling on him. His co-workers immediately came to help, but by the time the lumber was removed, he was dead. A coroner's jury returned a verdict of accidental death. He was 25 yrs. old and lived with his parents in Reedsville.


BOETTCHER, DAU. OF WILHELM From Der Nord Westen, 21 May 1896: Wilhelm Boettcher’s only daughter, a child of 2 mos., died recently in Centerville. Burial was Wed. in the cemetery of the Reformed Congregation.


CHILD OF MRS. BOHNE Died: The only child of the young widow, Mrs. Bohne, died last week, funeral took place Sunday. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, June 9, 1885 P.3


BOHR, JOHN Name: Bohr, John D. 6/27/1877 B.: Reg. D.: 12/21/1877 sex: m/w Age at death: 14 da. B.P.: D.P.: Mishicott Cem: Mishicott Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Adalbert Cipin Spouse: F.: John Bohr M.: Catharina Bohr Cause of Death: Add Info.: Cert. Dt. 12/18/1877 Pg.# 235


BOLAND, E. From Der Nord Westen, 15 Dec. 1892: The family of E. Boland of Kiel has been hit hard by diphtheria. In the last three weeks 3 children have died and 2 more are still so sick that the doctor has had to be called back. The father and oldest son of the family have already fallen ill to the disease.


BOLAND, CHILD OF OSCAR From Der Nord Westen, 07 Mar. 1907: A child, about 1-week old, of Oscar Boland in Cleveland died Thursday and was buried Friday.


BOLDUS, SEBASTIAN Mr. Sebastian Boldus died on 22 March in Two Rivers. He was a merchant for many years. Der Nord Westen, 30 Mar. 1876 ******* (From 1860 Two Rivers census: Sebastian Boldus saloon keeper age 48; wife Catharine age 38; Charles age 13; Francis age 9; Catharine age 6; George age 2) (From 1870 Two Rivers census: Charles Boltus merchant age 34; Cathrine age 48; Charles age 19; Cathrine age 16; George age 11; Robert age 10; (no name) age 8; This appears to be the same family but no Sebastian/there is also a Frank Bolders apprentice to Butcher age 19)


BOLSTAD, CHRISTINE ANDREA Name: Bolstad, Christine Andrea D.: 9/8/1874 B.: Reg. D.: 8/8/1879 sex: f/w Age at death: 35 1/2 yrs. B.P.: D.P.: Cem: Tn. Liberty Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. A.O. Alfson, Tn. Cato Spouse: F.: Ole Bolstad M.: L Cause of Death: Add Info.: Pg.# 326


BONK, CHILD OF JACOB From Der Nord Westen, 22 Aug. 1901: A 5-day old child of Jacob Bonk here died Fri. of convulsions. The funeral was held Sun. morning. ******* (Per obit Friday was Aug. 16, 1901) ******* Wisconsin, Death Records Name Stanislana Bonk Event Type Death Event Date 1901 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Residence Place Manitowoc, Gender Female Age 0 Race W Birth Date 12 Aug 1901 Birth Year (Estimated) 1901 Birthplace Manitowoc, Wis. Father's Name Jacob Bonk Father's Birthplace Germany Mother's Name Antonia Bonk Mother's Birthplace Germany ******* (County death index: Stanislaus Bonk/d. Aug. 16, 1901/v.7 p.3)


BONK, CHILD OF MARTIN Death Mon. of a child of 15th St. resident Martin Bonk. Mr. and Mrs. Bonk had 19 children and from this number 12 have died. Der Nord Westen, 15 Jan. 1903 ******* (Per obit. death date was Jan. 12, 1903 (County death index/Antonia Bunk/d. Jan. 12, 1903 v.7 p.124) ******* (1900 Manitowoc census: Martin Bunk age 42; wife Margaret Bunk age 37 had 16 children, 7 living; Anton age 18; Martin age 16; Mary age 14; Katie age 12; John age 10; Pauline age 8; Cecilia age 3)


BONK, JOHN John Bonk, a son of widow M. Bonk here, died Thurs. of consumption and was buried from the Polish Church on Saturday. Der Nord Westen, 07 Sep. 1905 ********* (Per obit, Thursday was Sept. 3, 1905) ********* A victim of consumption, John Bonk son of Mrs. M. Bonk is dead at the home on Franklin St., the death occurring on Thursday. Decedent was born here and was one of a family of twenty children, fourteen of whom are dead. The father died in October of last year. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning from St. Mary's Catholic church. Manitowoc Daily Herald, September 1, 1905 P. 4


BONK, MARTIN From Der Nord Westen, 03 Nov. 1904: Death Fri. of consumption of 47-yr. old Martin Bonk. He leaves a widow and many children. The funeral was held Monday.


BONK, MRS. Burial last Mon. of old “Mother” Bonk in Town Centerville at the Catholic Cemetery in Polish Settlement, Town Newton. She was unquestionably the oldest person in the area, having reached the age of 104. The old “Mother” came here with her married daughter from Poland when she was in her sixties and was never ill until she reached her late years. Der Nord Westen, 26 Mar. 1896 ******** (Per obit: Buried Monday Mar. 23, 1896) ******** (1870 Centerville census: John Bonk age 40; wife Agnes age 32; Franziska age 13; Mary age 11; Joseph age 8; Ignatz age 4; Tecla age 2; Mary age 70) Mary age 70 may be the one in the obituary, she's the oldest Bonk person I could find in the census.)


BONK, MRS. JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 03 Sep. 1903: Mrs. Joseph Bonk, who moved from Sheboygan to Two Rivers a few years ago, died Mon. of childbed fever. The deceased was just 25 yrs. old.


BORCHERT ALBERT Albert Borchert(sic), the 3-1/2 year old son of Emil Borchert died on Mon. noon. Der Nord Westen, 4 May 1882 (Per obit Monday was May 1, 1882) ******** Albert Burhart Wisconsin Death Index Name Albert Burhart Event Type Death Event Date 01 May 1882 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0457 *********** Co. death index: 1882 May 01 BURGART Albert v.3 p.32


BORDEN, FRIEDA The funeral of Mrs. Frieda Borden of Milwaukee took place in Kiel on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. J. W. Mac Elree of the Presbyterian church officiating. Mrs. Borden was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hy. Selk, old-time residents of Kiel, and was born and reared here. She left Kiel about 35 years ago and was later married to Mr. Borden, who survives her. The remains arrived in Kiel on Tuesday afternoon, and were taken to the Meiselwitz undertaking rooms, from where the funeral took place. Interment was in the Kiel cemetery, where her parents are buried. - April 1925 (No newspaper named)


BORGWARDT, JOHANN Johann Ernst Borgwardt died 15 August 1876 at age of 5 months & 14 days. (b.: 1 March 1876) (From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.)


BORN, BABY BOY OF FRANK St. Nazianz news: On Wednesday morning occurred the death of the four week old baby boy of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Born. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at Louis Corners. Tri-County Record, Kiel, Thursday, February 27, 1919 pg. 4


BORNA, ED. (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 24 Jan.) Ed. Borna, a young man of 21, died here of consumption and was buried from the Catholic Church. His father, a brother and 2 sisters were victims of the same disease over the past few years. 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and his mother still survive. Another brother wandered away from home many years ago, and nothing has ever been heard from him so no one knows if he is still alive. Der Nord Westen, 26 Jan. 1905


BOUDA, FRANCIS Francis J. Bouda, international patent attorney and resident of Centerville Township, died on January 30, 1997. An announcement will be made at a later date regarding the time and place of a gathering in his memory. He was born January 5, 1921, son of Frank and Martha Bouda. Raised in Two Rivers, he graduated from Washington High School. He received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a law degree from Temple University, Philadelphia. Francis was Chief Patent Counsel for Scott Paper Company, Philadelphia before assuming responsibilities for Scott in Zurich, Switzerland, and London, England. When he returned to Wisconsin, he established his own patent practice in Cleveland. Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean; two sons, Christopher, Northampton, Mass., and John of Asheville, N.C.; a twin brother, Paul, Boco Raton, Fla.; and one sister, Clare Ann Nordman, Madison, Wis.; as well as cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Wisconsin Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, 333 W. Mifflin Street, Madison, Wis., 53703. Herald Times Reporter, February 2, 1997 P. A2


BOUTIN, SON OF FRANK Fire in Two Rivers - Two Children Burned to Death From Mr. John Wright, the Two Rivers mail carrier, we obtain these particulars of a most heartrending occurence: About five o'clock last Friday afternoon a fire broke out in a barn belonging to Mr. Gottfried Berger, in Two Rivers. The flames speedily communicated to an adjacent house, owned and occupied as a dwelling by Frank Boutin, and to another barn owned by Jos. Gagnon. The engine and hook and ladder companies soon arrived on the ground, but too late to save the property from destruction. Before the fire was extinguished, a painful rumor became current that two little children - one a son of Frank Boutin, aged four years, and the other, aged five years, a son of the widow Martell - were in the burning barn. The firemen and citizens redoubled their efforts to subdue the flames, and when they had suceeded, an investigation of the ruins confirmed their worst fears. The lifeless bodies of the unfortunate little fellows were found lying on some wet and partially burned straw, in one corner. Both bodies were horribly burned and disfigured, and only one, that of little Boutin, could be recognized. When the body of the other child was lifted up, one of its legs dropped off. It is supposed that the children went into the barn unobserved, and, shutting the door, built a fire on the floor. No outcry was heard, and they were probably suffocated by the smoke before the flames reached them. Mr. and Mrs. Boutin were absent at Green Bay visiting at the time, and Mrs. Martell supposed that her child was safe at home. Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, June 04, 1870, Issue 131, col. F. (From the Kewaunee Enterprise, June 1st)


BRADY, DAUGHTER OF PHIL Bolt news: The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Brady died after a brief life of a few days. Burial was held at Cooperstown. The community extends sympathy. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, October 25, 1922 P.3


BRANDT, LOLA Miss Lola Brandt, 84, a Manitowoc resident, died Sunday evening, April 11, at Manitowoc County Health Care Center. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. William Harvey will officiate. Miss Brandt had willed her body to Medical College of Wisconsin. Miss Brandt was born Dec. 17, 1897 at Manitowoc, daughter of the late William and Mary Maas Brandt. She was a graduate of local Manitowoc high school in 1919 and Battle Creek College, Battle Creek, Mich. in 1922. She had been a dietician in New York City and Brooklyn N.Y. She was a member of American Association of University Women and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Survivors include nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. Memorials may be made to Nurses Scholarship Fund of Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or to St. James Episcopal Church, Manitowoc. Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc was in charge of arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, April 12, 1982 ******** Dec. 17, 1897/Apr. 11, 1982/SSDI


BRAUN, FRANZ Name: Braun, Franz D.: 8/25/1877 B.: 9/28/1875 Reg. D.: 12/27/1877 sex: m/w Age at death: 1 yr. 10 mo. 28 da. B.P.: D.P.: Cem: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. F.A.O. Pieper Spouse: F.: Franz Braun M.: Sophia Braun Cause of Death: summer complaint Add Info.: Pg.# 242


BRAUN, IDA L.A. Name: Braun, Ida L.A. D.: 8/25/1877 B.: 2/21/1877 Reg. D.: 12/27/1877 sex: f/w Age at death: 6 mo. 4 da. B.P.: D.P.: Cem: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Pieper Spouse: F.: Franz Braun M.: Sophia Braun Cause of Death: summer complaint Add Info.: Pg.# 242


BRAUN, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 06 May 1909: Death last week in Cooperstown of Joseph Braun, a former resident of Two Rivers.


BRAZZLE, MARY Mrs. Brazzale Dead After a Brave Fight - Bloodpoison Mrs. Mary Brazzale, wife of Joseph Brazzale, and employe of the Rockwood Lime company at its plant on Route 7, died at the Holy Family hospital this morning after a brave fight for life in which everything possible was done for the patient. Death was due to blood poisoning which set in about ten days ago and became so serious that she was removed to the hosptial in this city a week ago. Two special nurses where in constant attendance on the patient but the effort to win the fight with death proved futile. No funeral arrangements had been made up until 2 o'clock this afternoon. The Brazzale family came here from Marblehead, near Fond du Lac, a little over a year ago and had won for themselves a wide circle of friends. Mrs. Brazzale was thirty-two years old. She leaves to mourn her death besides her husband, three daughters and a son and one brother. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. September 29, 1923 P. 2


BREI, DAU. OF GEO. From Der Nord Westen, 16 Apr. 1891: Death on Fri. morning of diphtheria of the 14 yr. old daughter of Geo. Brei, who lives on Lake Shore Road in Town Manitowoc. The deceased was buried Sun. afternoon in the Catholic Cemetery. ******* (Per obit. she died Friday Apr. 10.) ******* Wisconsin Death Index Name Francisca Brey Event Type Death Event Date 10 Apr 1891 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0315 ******* Wisconsin, Death Records Name Francison Bray Event Type Death Event Date 1891 Event Place Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Female Age 14 Race w Birth Year (Estimated) 1877 Burial Place Manitowoc, Wis Cemetery Cath Cem.


BREIDER, JOHN John Breider birth: 1885 Mishicot, Wis. death: 22 December 1895 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin father: Peter Breider mother: Lizzie Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******* (County death index: John Breider/d. Dec. 22, 1895/v.4 p.280) ******* (Note: There is a Peter Breider in Holy Cross, Mishicot but no entry for this John only one that died Dec. 1894)


BREUER, MRS. HERMANN From Der Nord Westen, 23 Apr. 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 21 Apr.) Death on the 17th of Mrs. Hermann Breuer whose husband preceded her in death several years ago.


BRICKHEIMER, MRS. EDWARD From Der Nord Westen, 27 Sept. 1894: (From the correspondent in Kiel, 25 Sept.) Mrs. Edward Brickheimer, who lived with her family a few miles from Kiel, died a few days ago and was buried today. She leaves a husband and 8 children.


BRINDEL, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 09 May 1889: Death of 48 yr. old John Brindel in Manitowoc Rapids yesterday of stomach cancer. The deceased was Town Clerk of Manitowoc Rapids. The funeral will take place tomorrow.


BROECKERT, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 21 Dec. 1882: John Brockert died on 17 Dec. in Kiel following a stroke on 12 Dec. He was 33 years old and was born in Holstein, Germany. Burial took place Wed. 20 Dec. in the cemetery in New Holstein.


BROECKERT, MARIA From Der Nord Westen, 18 Nov. 1897: Death on Tues. last week of 75 yr. old Mrs. Maria Elisabeth Broeckert of Kossuth, of old age debility. The deceased had been living with her son John Broeckert. She was buried Fri. morning in the Catholic Cemetery at Francis Creek.


BROLSON, CAROLINE From Der Nord Westen, 20 Sep. 1900: Death in Branch on Wed. last week of Mrs. Caroline Brolson. The funeral was held Sun.


BROTZ, MRS. WILHELM From Der Nord Westen, 10 May 1888: Death on Sun. morning in Reedsville of the wife of farmer Wilhelm Brotz.


BROWN, CHILDREN OF EDWIN Twin Babes Live But a Short Time Sorrow followed closely upon the heels of joy for Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Brown, of Kings Bridge today when twin girls born at the hospital here, died soon after birth. Funeral services will be held Thursday. Mrs. Brown's condition is reported favorable. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, September 5, 1922 p.10


BROWN, CHILD From Der Nord Westen, 09 Feb. 1899: Death Mon. of a small child in the family of Frank Brown in Whitelaw who was buried yesterday.


BROWN, MRS. HERMAN Mrs. Herman Brown died this morning at 7:30 at the family home at Fifteenth and Washington street death being due to apoplexy. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon with services at the St. Johns Lutheran church. Burial will be at Forest View cemetery. Mrs. Brown was sixty one years old and has always made her home in this city where she is well known. She is survived by four children, Mrs. Edward Althien, Mrs. Fred Griep, Mrs. Walter Salzman, all of this city and one son, Emil of Chicago who will arrive today. One sister, Mrs. Charles Trost of Kewaunee and four grandchildren also survive her. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. December 26, 1924 P. 2


BROWN, MARY From Der Nord Westen, 21 Nov. 1889: Death of 16 yr. old Mary Brown on Fri. night. She was the daughter of George Brown who resides in Pine Grove, Town Cato. The burial took place on Tues.


BRUCE, W.H. CHANCERY SALE. STATE OF WISCONSIN, Manitowoc County Circuit Court. In Equity. Isaac Taylor, Complainant vs. Olive Bruce Administrx of the Estate of W.H. Bruce deceased and Olive Bruce as widow of the said W.H. Bruce deceased. Erastus Corning, G.D. Dousman, William Phoenix and Alfred Edward Defendants. In pursurance and by virtue of a decreted order made the 29th day of March, A.D. 1855, in the above entitled cause, I shall expose for sale and sell at public auction, at the Office of S.A. Wood in the Village of Manitowoc in the County aforesaid, on Tuesday the 22nd day of May A.D. 1855, at two o'clock in the afternoon, the following descibed (sic) mortgaged premises to wit: the undivided one third part of the south east quarter of Section No. thirteen (13) in township No. twenty one (21) North of Range No. twenty two (22) east, said quantity of land exposed for sale, containing fifty-three and one third acres of land according to Goverment Survey, and lying and being suited in the County of Manitowoc in the State of Wisconsin aforesaid. Dated at Manitowoc, April 2nd 1855. F.W. Adams, Sheriff. S.A. WOOD, Complainants solicitor. The above sale is postponed until Monday the 18th day of June 1855 at the same hour and place. F.W. Adams, Sheriff. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Saturday, March 17, 1855 P. 1


BRUCKSCHEN, DAU. OF HEINRICH From Der Nord Westen, 27 Feb. 1908: The 22-year old daughter of Town Newton farmer Heinrich Bruckschen died Saturday of consumption. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon. (The article does not mention the name of the deceased.)


BRUEGGE, HATTIE 17 Jun 1877/May 1968/SSDI Hattie is my great grandmother and is buried in Emanuel United Methodist cemetery in Lark. Her husband Herman is also there. I believe it is in Brown county. (from family member)


BRUTSCHE, HENRY From Der Nord Westen, 20 June 1889: Death of 70 yr. old HENRY BRUTSCHE on Tues., 11 June, in Town Newton. The deceased, who was one of the oldest settlers in that town, was buried on Thurs.


BUBOLZ, CHILD OF HERMANN From Der Nord Westen, 16 Dec. 1909: A 2-year old child of Hermann Bubolz in Reedsville died last week.


BUBOLZ, MRS. DANIEL From Der Nord Westen, 03 June 1880: Death of the wife of Daniel Bubolz (her name not given) on Fri., 28 May in Rockland. The deceased was 39 yrs.-4 days old, and left four small children of which the youngest is only a few weeks old. The burial on Mon. is described as the largest yet seen in Reedsville, "attended by 75 wagons".


BUBYCH, MICHELINE From Der Nord Westen, 09 Sept. 1897: Death Fri. of 64 yr. old Mrs. Micheline Bubych in the local St. Mary's Hospital. The deceased, who leaves 3 grown children, was buried Sunday. (Note: May be Michalina Budysz in cemetery #43a)


BUCOWSKY, CHARLES From Der Nord Westen, 07 Nov. 1889: Death by suicide of Charles Bucowsky who hung himself on Thurs. of last week in Town Gibson. The 60 yr. old man had been ill for a long time.


BUDNICK, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 10 Apr. 1902: Death in Two Rivers on Sun. of 80-yr. old Mrs. Budnick. The funeral was held Wed. from the Catholic Church.


BUDNICK, SON OF FRANZ From Der Nord Westen, 05 July 1894: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 02 July) Also, a 14 yr. old son of Franz Budnick drowned last Thurs. while swimming. The funeral was Sat. at the Polish Catholic Church.


BUDNICK, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 24 July 1890: Much space is given to describing a railroad accident on Sat. morning, 19 July, injuring eleven workmen and taking the life of one. The deceased was Joseph Budnick who died of injuries the following Tues. evening. He was married and had a family.


BUEHLER, THERESIA From Der Nord Westen, 25 Feb. 1892: Death on Sat. afternoon of 27 yr. old Theresia Buehler, daughter of Manitowoc 3rd Ward resident, Joseph Buehler, of a stroke. The deceased had been ill for a number of years. Her burial was Mon. morning in the Catholic Cemetery. (There is a Theresia Buehler in #43 d. 15 Aug. 1892 on her stone)


BUGENHAGEN, DAU. OF JULIUS From Der Nord Westen, 14 June 1906: A 2-year old little daughter of Julius Bugenhagen in Two Rivers died Friday and was buried Monday.


BUGGY, MARTIN Mr. Buggy (sic), of Michigan, a brother-in-law of Capt. Tim. Kelly, was caught by a shaft and instantly killed. His body was brought here Thursday and buried in Maple Grove on Friday. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, October 25, 1881 P. 1 (NOTE: In "Death Index by Year". Death. 1881 Oct 14 BUGGEY, Martin)


BUHSE, JOHN John Buhse, a pioneer resident of the town of Eaton, is dead at the age of 76. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church at Eaton yesterday. Rev. Schlei officiating. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, August 02, 1917, Page 4


BUNK, MRS. JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 19 Oct. 1905: Death in Town Newton on Sun. of 34-yr. old Mrs. John Bunk from consumption, with which she had been afflicted for a long time. She leaves her husband and 4 small children. The funeral was Tuesday.


BUNKER, WIDOW From Der Nord Westen, 02 Nov. 1899 (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 30 Oct.) Death of widow Bunker, who lived on the Southside and was ill for many years. The funeral was Sun.


BURBEY, HERMAN G. Herman G. Burbey, of 1901 13th St., Two Rivers, died Monday, December 28, 1987 at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee. Memorial service will be 2 pm Saturday, January 2, at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Paster Scherbarth will officiate. Mr. Burbey was born in Coleman, Wisconsin, son of Louis and Levina (Ruelle) Burbey. He retired from Hamilton Industries and currenctly Saunder's Industrial Supplies. He married Ruth Alten September 3, 1955 at Chilton, Wisconsin. Mr. Burbey was a member of St. John Lutheran church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Two Rivers; two sons, Paul of Manitowoc and Steve of Appleton; a brother, Lawrence of Florida; three sisters, Elizabeth VanDreel of Green Bay, Esther Kubley of Stevens Point and Adeline Lesperance of Pound, Wisconsin and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wed., Dec. 30, 1987 page 19


BURIC, NO NAME Buric birth: 7 August 1896 Rockland death: 7 August 1896 Rockland, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Reedsville, Wis. father: Albert C. Buric mother: Josephine Turensky Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


BURISCH, MARIE Died - Mrs. Marie Burisch, of Franklin, died last Thursday morning. The deceased whose maiden name was Mary Nespor, a sister of our worthy townsman, John Nespor, was born in Bohemia 33 years ago and came to this city about 13 years ago. When about 17 years old she married and leaves a family of six children to mourn the loss of a devoted mother. Manitowoc Lakeshore Times, Aug. 16, 1887 page 3


BURKE, ELLEN Name: Burke, Ellen D.: 11/28/1875 B.: Reg. D.: 6/23/1879 sex: f/w Age at death: B.P.: D.P.: Cato Cem: Clark's Mills Ch.: Inf. & Address: John Wernert, Clark's Mills Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Add Info.: farming Certification dated: 4/10/1877 Pg.# 310 ************* (Note: The Burke surname is in cem. #6 but there is not enough information to confidently put this entry there.


BURKART, FRANK From Der Nord Westen, 21 Jan. 1892: Death on Thurs., 14 Jan., of Frank Burkart, son of Joseph Burkart. The deceased, who was 19 yrs. 3 mos. of age, first fell ill at age 14 and has been sick ever since. He was buried Sat. morning in the Catholic Cemetery. (should be in #43)


BURKART, MRS. JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 27 Sep. 1900: Death Fri. evening of Mrs. Joseph Burkart following a long and difficult illness with cancer. The deceased was born in Germany in 1847 and came to America with her parents when she was 3 yrs. old, residing in Manitowoc ever since. She married her surviving husband, Joseph Burkart, in 1866. She is also survived by 4 sons and 3 daughters as well as her sorrowing mother. The funeral took place Mon. morning from the Catholic Church.


BURKE, JOHN From the Manitowoc Herald, 1862 Apr 17: John Burke, son of Michael and Mary died in Liberty


BURMEISTER, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 02 July 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 29 June) Death of the mother of Carl Burmeister at the age of 86 yrs. 11 mos. Burial was last Sun. in the Lutheran Church Cemetery. Carl Burmeister, a longtime local resident, lives on Town Line Road and is a well respected farmer.


BURNS, PATRICK Death notice in the Manitowoc Herald, 1854 Oct 14: Patrick Burns died after a timber struck his head


BURTT, MRS. F. From Der Nord Westen, 03 Oct. 1907 (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 01 Oct.) Death last week at her home near Larrabee of Mrs. F. Burtt following an operation. She was a highly esteemed lady and leaves a host of friends to mourn her passing. She is survived by her husband and 6 children of whom the oldest is 15 and youngest about 1-1/2. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon from the funeral home to the Gibson Cemetery.


BUSS, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 25 Apr. 1907: Death last week of Mrs. Buss, an old settler of our county, in the residence of her daughter Mrs. Kurth in Reedsville, at the advanced age of 91. (From county death index: BUSSE Dorothea Krueger Apr 15, 1907 v.8 p.142 This may be the person in the obit)


BUTTON, FRANCES ELIZABETH (BOUCHER) Frances Elizabeth (Boucher) Button died in Eaton/dau. of F.M. Boucher. Manitowoc Herald, 30 Dec. 1858 ******** Married by Elder Ferguson on Tuesday, March 30, Mr. John S. Button to Miss Frances E. Boucher, both of Eaton, Manitowoc county. Chilton Times, April 1, 1858 p.2 ******** (Note: A John F. Button purchased a lot on 3/23/1859 ($3.00) in Evergreen cem. #44, [E2-35-5]. She could be buried in Evergreen but there's no record of her there. Evergreen didn't start keeping records until mid 1860)