Obituaries and Death Notices in Outagamie County, Wisconsin (2024)

Mrs. Carlos W. Brainard
[Source: Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 31 Jan 1889]; transcribed by Angie LietzauMrs. Carlos W. Brainard, of Black Creek, died on Friday, at the age of about 50 years. The funeral services will occur tomorrow.

Mrs. John Brill
The Appleton Crescent Appleton, Wisconsin, 27 April 1901Mrs. John Brill, of Hortonville, aged 26 years, died April 13. Deceased was a native of Ellington.

Norman Brokaw
Norman Brokaw, a millionaire paper manufacturer, died yesterday at Kaukauna, Wis., from appendicitis. He was one of the most prominent paper manufacturers in the country, owning mills at Kaukauna, Little Chute, Appleton, and Wausau.[ Source: New York Times, 31 Oct. 1900]

Mrs. William Brux

Ellington Woman Died Saturday: Mrs. William Brux, of the town of Ellington, died Saturday evening at the age of 20 years. The deceased is survived by her husband and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wenzel Fischer and by two brothers. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock at St. Mary’s church, Greenville, with burial in the parish cemetery.--- Appleton Crescent. . The Shiocton News, Friday Match 18, 1914 P.1; Sub by KF]

Etta Flavin
[Source: Green Bay Advocate; Green Bay, Wisconsin; 21 May 1885]; transcribed by Angie LietzauAt Seymour, Outagamie Co., on Tuesday, May 12th, 1885, of pneumonia, Etta, wife of Timothy Flavin, aged 27 years.

Hortonville, Wis. - The funeral of Mrs. Joseph Gabriel, 66, who passed away suddenly at her home Tuesday morning will be held Friday morning at 10 o’clock at the St. Peter and St. Paul church. Rev. Theodore Kolbe will have charge of the services. Mrs. Gabriel, apparently well as usual, was busy with household duties when she was stricken with aparalytic stroke and died almost immediately. Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel have been residents of Hortonville for 23 years. Survivors are her husband, four daughters, Mrs. Mary Kaufman of Appleton, Mrs. Angela Tennie of Greenville, Mrs. Florence Lloyd of Berlin and Miss Sophia Gabriel of Milwaukee, and one son, George, of Hortonville. A brother, George Benyenheimer and a sister, Mrs. Mary Grundt reside at Fond du Lac. Internment will be in the local Catholic cemetery. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent(Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.) Thursday, 12 Nov. 1931]

Mrs. Herman Garske
Maple Creek - Relatives here have received word of the death of Mrs. Herman Garske, Sr, a. former resident here, but for about the past 25 years of Janesville. She is survived by her aged husband, two daughters, Mrs. Charles Krause of Janesville, Mrs. Fred Wendt of Antigo, 15 grandchildren, two great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon. August Garske and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Garske may attend the funeral. [Appleton Post-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin | Wednesday, November 20,1929 | Page 12; Sub by KF]

Mrs. Wilhelmina Gatske
Source: [unknown paper; 1901]; transcribed by Angie LietzauDied December 29, 1901 at the home of her son, Fred, in the town of Maple Creek, aged 87 years.

Ottilie Gentz

Last rites held for dressmaker
Bonduel- Funeral Services for Miss Ottilie Gentz, 82, dressmaker in the village for many years were today at StPaul Lutheran Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. There were no survivors. [Appleton Post-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin | Wednesday, February 14, 1962 | Page 26; Sub by KF]

Family of M. Gerrets

Diptheria at Appleton
The family of Mr. M. Gerrets, County Superintendent of Outagamie, have within ten days buried five children. The disease seemed to be diphtheria, in an aggravated form, as each of the children taken died within a few hours after the attack. [Source: Marathon County Record (Wausau, Marathon County, Wis.) Thursday, 30 Jan. 1862; transcribed by MZ]

William Gilkey

Father of Chas Gilkey of Shiocton Meets Death to a Runaway.
As a result of being thrown from a carriage during a runaway on Sunday afternoon, William Gilkey, a well known resident of the town of Harrison, sustained injuries from the effects of which he died Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Gilkey had been visiting with his son, Val. H. Gilkey, who is operating the O. P. Schlafer farm, and was driving a blind pony on his way home from the farm. An automobile had stopped in the road, and the driver was cranking the machine, and the explosions of the engine frightened the little animal, which gave a sudden plunge forward, causing Mr. Gilkey to release the reins and lose control of the pony. He was thrown violently to the road and sustained injuries about the head and internal wounds.
Mr. Gilkey was taken to the home of his son at the Schlafer farm, where he remained unconscious until he passed away. The deceased removed to the town of Harrison and Lewiston, Minn., about five years ago and occupied a small tract of land near the blacksmith shop within a short distance of the Schlafer farm. The body will be taken to Utica, Minn., on Wednesday morning where interment will be made. Surviving are a widow, two sons and one daughter. They are: Charles Gilkey, Shiocton; V. H. Gilkey, town of Harrison, and Mrs. Roy Hiltz, Weston, Minn. [The Shiocton News, 8-1-1913, p1; sub by KF]

J. H. Goelzer
J. H. Goelzer of Oakwood, was stricken with paralysis and died shortly afterwards. He was a former resident of Appleton. [New Ulm Review (New Ulm, MN) Nov. 9, 1892, page 6]

Ada C. Goutcher
112 S Main St., Kimberly
Age 68, died Tuesday morning at Appleton Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born November 25, 1913 in the Town of Sheldon. She moved to the Kimberly area in 1948 and had worked as an aide In the Kimberly School system. She wasa member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, their WALK club, and the Kimberly Homemakers. Survivors include her mother. Anna Curtiss, Appleton; her stepmother, Myrtle Geiselman, Town of Sheldon; a daughter, Mrs. Fred W. (Carol) Jones, De Pere; a brother, Willard Holman, Town of Sheldon; four grandchildren; two sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, her stepfather, and her husband, Raymond in 1969. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at EmmanuelUnited Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carol J. Smith officiating. Internment will be in Kelso Cemetery, Kaukauna.
Friends may call at the Jansen-Fargo Funeral Home. Kimberly; from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday and at the church after 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the hour of the service. Memorials have been established for Emmanuel United Methodist Church and the Appleton Community Hospice United Health Services. [Source: unknown newspaper (Wednesday, 6 Oct. 1982) contributed by Ron Flink; transcribedby MZ]

Raymond Goutcher

Raymond Goutcher 232 S. Main St., Kimberly Age 83, passed away unexpectedly at 2:15 p.m. Thursday. He was born November 29, 1906 in the Town of Beaver. He was employed at the Kimberly Clark Corp. in the field service and a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church, Appleton. Survivors are his wife, Ada;one daughter, Mrs. Fred (Carol) Jones, West DePere; one brother, Alvin, Spencer; one sister, Viola Scheel, Chicago, Illinois; 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday; at 2 p.m. from the Jansen Funeral Home, Kimberly, with the Rev. Ferch, officiating. Interment will be in Kelso Cemetery, Kaukauna. Friends may call at the Jansen Funeral Home, Kimberly, Saturday evening after 7 p.m. and Sunday after 1 p.m. [Source: unknown newspaper (Friday, 10 Jan. 1969) contributed by Ron Flink;transcribed by MZ]

Mrs. Elizabeth Gravelle
[Source: Green Bay Gazette; Green Bay, Wisconsin; 22 Feb 1884]; transcribed by Angie LietzauAt Marinette, Wis., Feb. 1st, 1884, Mrs. Elizabeth Gravelle, better known in this vicinity as "Aunt Betsy", aged 62 years.

The deceased was born in Green Bay, but was for many years a resident of this village and was well known to all the early settlers of Kaukauna and Appleton, all of whom will retain for her an affectionate remembrance, and will mourn her death as that of an old and well tried friend.

Mrs. Amanda Cobb Greenfield

[Source: The Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 19 Aug 1880]; transcribed by Angie LietzauGREENFIELD - At her residence in the town of Greenville, Wednesday, August 18th, 1880, Mrs. Amanda Cobb Greenfield, wife of Harvey Greenfield and mother of Chas. W. Greenfield, of this city aged 58 years and 5 months.Deceased was a most estimable wife and mother and also enjoyed the regard and respect of all who knew her. Coming to Outagamie county in 1849 from New York state, Mrs. Greenfield has ever since resided with us, and was a lady universally esteemed for her many virtues of head and heart.

At 19 years of age a cancer appeared on her face which has since steadily grown, deflying all the efforts of physicians to stay its progress and finally causing death. The deceased lady was a consistent member of the Methodist church and her funeral occurs today at one o'clock under the auspices of that denomination. The services will be at the house, the Rev. G. S. Hubbs officiating and from then to Riverside cemetery.

Harvey Greenlaw
Source: [unknown paper; 4 Mar 1975; transcribed by Angie LietzauHarvey E. Greenlaw, age 78, 1930 S. Lawe St., Appleton, passed away at 5:45 am. Tuesday following a long illness. He was born June 22, 1896 in New London where he lived until 1942 at which time he was employed with the Hercules Powder plant in Baraboo during World Ward II. He had been an Appleton resident since 1946 where he was employed with Allis-Chalmers until his retirement ten years ago. He was a member of Scared Heart Catholic Church and the Norris Spencer American Legion Post of New London, having served with the army during World War I.

Survivors are his wife, Marie: a son Kenneth, of Little Chute: a sister, Miss Belvia Greenlaw of Tucson, Ariz.: and two granddaughters.

Complete funeral services were held Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Maple Creek Cemetery in New London. The rosary was prayed Thursday.

Hellen Greverns

Fred Bredemeyer received a dispatch last Friday, announcing the death of his sister, Mrs. Wm. Greverns, at Appleton, and that the funeral would be held at New Holstein, Sunday. He took the train, Saturday morning, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. G. M. Thompson, to attend the funeral. *** Note: Mrs. Greverns’date of death was 11 June 1903; the date and her first name are from Wisconsin Deaths, 1820-1907 and her surname is spelled as Graverus. [Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 18 June 1903; transcribed by MZ]

Alexander Grignon

1882: Alexander Grignon, a native of Green Bay, was thrown from a wagon and killed, near his residence in the town of Howe, Shawano County, July 4th, at about the age of seventy years. He was an early school teacher at Green Bay, and nearly fifty years ago was engaged, with his brother, Charles A. Grignon, in keeping an Indian trading store at Kaukauna. He afterwards lived for many years at Keshena. He was courteous and genial, and possessed of a fund of anecdote and adventure connected with Indian and frontier life. [Source: Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 10 (1909) Transcribed by: Heather A. Turner]

Eugene Haack

Man Attempts to Swim River and Pays Penalty With His Life at New London.
Sunday afternoon about 4 o'clock the citizens were started by the report that a man had been drowned while attempting to swim across the river below town. Rescuing parties at once rushed to the new bridge and after an hour's search the body was discovered and brought to the surface, having been under water about an hour.
The victim of the fatality was Eugene Haack, a laborer who had but recently arrived in the city and employee of Messrs. Mulholland Kuehn & Co., the sewer contractors. The man was about 45 years of age and of German decent, and had no relatives in this country. From the letters of correspondents found on his person, which were in German, it was learned that his mother and other relatives are living at Ohra, Danzig, Germany. - New London Republican.[The Shiocton News, 8-1-1913, p1; sub by KF]

Henry D. Hardacker
Hortonville, Wis., March 26. - Dr. Henry D. Hardacker died aged 53 years. He was a native of this county, a graduate of Lawrence university, the Chicago Medical college and had practiced in Hortonville twenty-five years. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 29 Mar. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Joseph E. Harriman

APPLETON, April 3. - Judge Joseph E. Harriman died yesterday. He had held the position of county judge for fifteen years, and was a candidate for re-election. Judge Harriman was a native of St. Lawrence county, N.Y., from which place he came to Wisconsin in 1852, settling in Appleton four years later, where he was engaged in trade until 1868. In 1869 he was elected justice of the peace, which position he resigned in 1873 to accept the office of county judge, which position he has since continued to hold by successive re-elections. [Source: Wisconsin State Journal (Milwaukee, Wis.) Friday, 5 Apr. 1889; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Hauxhurst infant son
Source:The Weekly Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; 7 Sep 1881]; transcribed by Angie LietzauGREENVILLE, infant son of Sidney and Julia Hauxhurst, aged 22 days.

Daniel Hebbe
Source: [unknown paper; Jan 1902]; transcribed by Angie LietzauDied January 12, 1902 an old resident of the town of Maple Creek aged 80 years.

Mrs. Charles Heitling

Mrs. Charles Heitling, 68, Kaukauna, died at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon of a lingering illness. She was born May 2, 1885 in Marathon City. Funeral services will be held at 9 o’clock Saturday morning at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna, with burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Marathon City. The rosary will be recited at 8 o’clock Thursday and Friday evenings at the funeral home, Kaukauna. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:30 Thursday evening. Survivors include her husband; two stepsons, Edward, Traverse, Florida, and Harold, Salem, Oregon; and four grandchildren. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (30 Dec. 1953) page 14; contributed by KF]

Mrs. William Hintz
Source: [unknown paper; Jun 1901]; transcribed by Angie LietzauDied June 17, 1901
Mrs. William Hintz of Maple Creek.

Joseph Houle
1879 - Capt. Joseph Houle, of Green Bay, died in the latter part of March, at Kaukauna, at the reputed great age of one hundred and thirteen years. George Lawe, born 1804, remembers Houle as a gray-headed old man in 1815, at work around the trading-post of his father, John Lawe. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 435; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]

"General Jackson"

1879 - A conspicuous colored man, and a decided character, known as “General Jackson,” died at Appleton, Sept. 19th, supposed to have been upwards of a hundred years old. He was a droll negro, and had resided in Northern Wisconsin forty or fifty years. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 444; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]

Cecilia Jenson

Cecilia, the four-year old daughter of Mrs. Edward Jenson, of Appleton, was scalded to death. The little one was playing on the floor, and in some manner upset a bucket of boiling water that the mother was using. The child was literally boiled, and died a few minutes later. [New Ulm Review (New Ulm, MN) Nov. 9, 1892, page 6; sub by KF]

Anna Kaestle
The funeral of Miss Anna Kaestle, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8:30 Thursday morning from St. Mary church. Interment will be made at St. Joseph cemetery. Pallbearers will be George Schmidt, George Shinners, Edward Vaughn, Ambrose Wilton, Charles McKenney and John Poetzle. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Wednesday, 2 Aug. 1922; MZ submitted by FoFG]

P. H. Kasper

Bear Creek - P. H. Kasper, acclaimed “the world’s best cheesemaker,” died yesterday at his home near here. The 76-year-old veteran cheesemaker won his first prize at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 and had continued successes for many years. The climax of his career was reached in 1912 when he won the highest award in the International Dairy Show.
Kasper won high awards seven times at conventions of the Wisconsin Cheesemakers’ Association and twice received first honors in the Wisconsin Dairymen’s Exposition. Funeral services will be held Thursday. [Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 8 Dec. 1943, page 9; Lorraine Markee collection; transcribed by MZ]

N. W. Kimball

Appleton, Wis., April 10. - N. W. Kimball, a veteran of the Civil war, died at the age of 52 years. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 11 Apr. 1901; tr. by FoFG mz]

Frank Klarner
Aged Cicero Resident Passes Away
Frank Klarner died at his home in Cicero, Saturday following a long illness from cancer. The funeral was held from the Catholic Church Tuesday morning, Rev. Father Gonnering conducting services. Frank Klarner was born in Bohemia, Germany in 1834. He being nearly eighty years of age. He came to Cicero in 1871 settling on a farm in Section 32, where he has resided since. Besides an aged widow he leaves nine children, seven daughters, whom are; Mrs. Margaret Fischer of Cicero, Mrs. Anna Reuter of Milwaukee, Mrs. Hassman of Appleton, Mrs. Mary Beechler of Waldo, Mrs. Cathryn Letter, Appleton, Mrs. Emma Hassman, Appleton, and Mrs. Elizabeth ????k of Cicero. Two sons whom are Walter and Joseph both of Cicero. Mr. Klarner was one of the highly respected citizen of the town as was evidenced by the large concourse of people who followed him to his last resting place. [The Shiocton News, Friday, Oct. 31, 1913, p1; sub by KF]

J.C. Knapp
After a severe illness of several months' duration with carcinoma of the intestines, John C Knapp, passed away at his home in this village, on Thursday afternoon, Sept 11, 1913, aged 54 years, 4 months and 3 days. John Calvin Knapp was born May 8, 1859, at Rockton, Ill., removing from here to Chippewa Falls, this state. On Oct 23, 1897, he was united in marriage with Miss Laura Twitchell, in Milwaukee, who with two daughters, Doris and Beatrice, are the immediate survivors. For a number of years the deceased was engaged in the hotel business at Stoughton, Blanchardville and Whitewater, coming from the latter city less than a year ago to conduct the Eagle Co.'s hotel at Eagle Lake, near Kansasville, where he remained until July of the present year, when he located in this village, taking a lease of the Dixon Opera House, which he remodeled and fitted up with the necessary apparatus to conduct a general entertainment business. Then it was that the insidious disease, which had been making inroads upon his health for a number of years, manifested itself in a marked degree and he was taken to Milwaukee for an operation, which brought little or no relief, and he was returned to his home here a few weeks ago, where he lingered until death came to end his sufferings. Notwithstanding his short residence here, and despite his weakened condition from health, Mr. Knapp showed himself to be a man of good business ability, and made many friends who sympathize with the sorrowing family. [The Shiocton News, Sept 26, 1913; p1]

Emil Kronitz
Found dying in Potato Car
Fond du Lac Police Investigate Fatal Injuries to Emil Kronitz, Postmaster at Embarrass
Fond du Lac - Emil Kronitz, aged 45, postmaster at the village of Embarrass, Waupaca county, was found unconscious with his skull crushed in a potato car in the Northwestern yards here and died a few hours later. The authorities are making an investigation to ascertain if he was murdered or was killed by being thrown in the car. The dead man was in charge of two cars of potatoes, consigned to Albert C. Miller of Chicago. When he left Embarrass he had $10, which was found in his clothes when the body was discovered. [The Shiocton News, Feb 16, 1912, p.2]

Emil Kronitz
Embarrass Merchant Found Dying
Emil Kronitz of the village of Embarras, junior member of the firm of Buntrock & Kronitz, general merchandise, was found unconscious with his skull crushed, in a potato car consigned to Albert Miller & Co., Chicago, in the Northern yards at Fond du Lac, Sunday afternoon and died at St. Agnes hospital at 11 o'clock in the evening. It is supposed that he was looking out of the car door when a sudden jar closed the door on him. [The Shiocton News, Feb 23, 1912, p.1]

Henry Krueger
[Source: The Appleton Crescent; Appleton, Wisconsin; 31 Oct 1891]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Henry Krueger, the 12 year old son of Alderman John Krueger, died Sunday of diphtheria. The funeral was Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Zion's Lutheran church.

Laird (Infant)
The four months old baby girl of Mr. and Mrs. John Laird in the town of Ellington died very suddenly Monday evening. The funeral was held from the house Wednesday Rev. Thos. N. Hoffman of Shiocton conducting the services. [The Shiocton News, Friday, May 1, 1914, P. 5; Sub by KF]

Mary Lanphear
[Source: The Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 19 Aug 1880]; transcribed by Angie LietzauIn this city, on the 11th inst., Mary, daughter of George Lanphear. Deceased was born in Oneida, NY, April 22, 1835. For the greater part of her life she was confined to an invalid's chair, yet she had a large circle of friends. Her cheerfulness, her contentment her deep peity, have been an inspiration to many. Surely her life was a useful one. It was as she testified a happy life. The tender ministries of loving hearts, the enjoyment of health (notwithstanding her infirmity) and above all a large measure of the grace of God, gave a real zest to her earthly existence, yet she had no fear of death. The protracted sufferings of her last sickness, shook her not from the great foundation of faith. The funeral was largely attended. Rev. F. B. Doe, of Ripon, formerly pastor of the Congregational church of this city made some very appropriate and suggestive remarks, Miss Lanphear had been for many years a member of the above named church and Mr. Doe from an acquaintance of over twenty years, spoke of the christian graces of the deceased and of the benefit he had received from her noble bearing under the chastening of Providence. The writer of this sketch, who became acquainted with the departed in 1871, gave his testimony as to the remarkable triumph of saving grave in this peculiarly complete "Life of Trust".

The following lines were written by a lady of Lake Mills, Wis., at the time when Mary and her sister removed to Appleton, called hither by the affliction of their father in the loss of his wife (their step mother).

L. Lashway
Mr. L. Lashway, of Appleton, died suddenly last Wednesday from the bursting of a blood vessel, while walking in the street. [Source: Marathon County Record (Wausau, Marathon County, Wis.) Thursday, 30 Jan. 1862; transcribed by MZ]

Leo Lawe

Funeral services for the late Leo Lawe were held at the Episcopal church at Green Bay Sunday. Burial was at Roselawn cemetery beside his mother. The body was taken by train to Green Bay at 10 o'clock Sunday morning. Leo Lawe, one of Kaukauna's best known citizens, died Tuesday as the result of a fall at Milwaukee about ten days ago.The deceased was born in Green Bay. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1920; submitted by FoFG]

Mrs. J. L. Letts

[Source: The Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 19 Aug 1880]; transcribed by Angie LietzauLETTS - In the town of Grand Chute, on the 12th inst. Mrs. J. L. Letts, mother of Mrs. Ed. Foster aged 71 years. The death was a sudden one resulting from heart disease.

Sarah Lindner

Hortonville - Mrs. Sarah Lindner died at the home of Dave Hodgins last week Thursday. She had been sick with consumption all the year. The funeral was held from the house on Saturday afternoon. [The Shiocton News, Friday, July 11, 1913, p.1; tr by KF]

John McDermott
The Appleton Crescent Appleton, Wisconsin, 27 April 1901

John McDermott, aged 72 years, died at his home in Hortonia, April 17.He had lived in that township for thirty-six years.

Prudence Madison
Prudence Madison died at her home in Milwaukee at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Miss Madison formerly lived in Appleton and was connected with the Pettibone-Peabody company. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the chapel of Spike and McDonald, Main St., Oshkosh. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Wednesday, 2 Aug. 1922; submitted by FoFG]

Mrs. McKay

SOUTH RANGE - T. A. McKay left Friday for Appleton, being called there by the death of his mother, 88 years old. She died in Denver, Col. Burial was in Appleton. [Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, 6 Dec. 1919; transcribed by FoFG]

Melchert (infant)
An infant born to Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Melchert, the infant died. [The Shiocton News, Friday June 6, 1913, p4; sub by KF]

Mrs. Theodore Micke

Mrs. Theodore Micke, 70, Route 3, Kaukauna, died at 1:15 this morning after a week’s illness.
She was born at St. John, March 5, 1874 and had lived in the town of Buchanon the last 39 years. She was a member of Christian Mothers Society, St. Francis Church, Hollandtown.
Survivors are the widower, four daughters, Mrs. Charles Peterson, and Mrs. Fred Mitchler, Kaukauna, Mrs. John Nettekoven, Sherwood; and Mrs. Steve Kartenhof, Sturgeon Bay; two sons, Peter and Ray, Kaukauna; one brother, Joseph Frank, St. John; three sisters, Mrs. Daniel Plate, Fond du Lac; Mrs. Gust Pflugrandt, Milwaukee and Mrs. Joseph David, Marshfield; 38 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Greenwood Funeral home, Kaukauna, where it may be viewed from 7 o’clock this evening until the time of the services. The rosary will be recited at 8 o’clock this evening, and tomorrow evening. The cortege will form at the funeral home at 9:30 Saturday morning and services will be at St. Francis church, Hollandtown, at 10 o’clock, with Mrs. Hicks nephew, the Rev. A. C. Micke, Green Bay, in charge. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Thursday, 10 Aug. 1944) page 12; contributed by KF]

William Michelstetter
Seymour Banker Dead: William Michelstetter, president of the State bank of Seymour died at his home in Appleton Thursday Feb. 10th from cancer. He had been ill for many months, and been in a critical condition for some time. He was a resident of Seymour for many years but for the past few years had made his home in Appleton. [The Shiocton News, Friday, Feb 27, 1914 P. 1; Sub by KF]

Mrs. Elizabeth Miller Dies at Fosston
Mrs Carl Miller, of Fosston, Minn, who was stricken with paralysis during the latter part of last December, diedat her home in Fosston, Monday afternoon, in the 64th year of her age.
Mrs Miller was the daughter of the late Paul H. and Mary Beaulieu, formerly old residents of White Earth. She wasborn in Kaukauna, Outagamie county. Wis , in 1858. In 1878 she, with her family, removed to White Earth. Afterher marriage with Mr. Miller the couple removed to Fosston where she resided until her death. She was a woman possessedof a generous and kindly nature, benevolent and affectionate, and a most devoted wife. The universal expressionof her many neighboring friends was to effect that "she always gave more than she received," and whichhappily illustrated the nature of her disposition. Verily, she was one of those sunny beings who are always a pleasingdelight to meet. Besides her husband she leaves to mourn her loss, one sister, Mrs. Maggie Van Wert, and two brothers, Norbert H.and Theo. H. Beaulieu, of White Earth. [Source: "The Tomahawk". (White Earth, Becker County, Minn.) February 02,1922 - Sub. by K.T.]

John Miller
[Source: Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 4 Jun 1891]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau


Died, in Bovina, April 27, 1891, John Miller, aged 72. Mr. Miller was an old resident of Outagamie county. For some years he had been somewhat of an invalid, and an attack of the grip brought on disease which resulted in his death. He was universally respected by all who knew him.

Frank Mills
Mr. Frank Mills died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bert Ridout on Monday. His health had been failing for some time. He was an aged resident of this town and highly respected by all. [Shiocton News (Shiocton, WI) Oct 24, 1913 p1; sub by KF]

Francis Missling
Francis Missling, of Black Creek, Dies At Hospital
Frances <sic> Missling, aged 13 years, of Black Creek, died at St. Elizabeth’s hospital after an operation for appencitis <sic>. The young girl was brought to the hospital Friday. She leaves her parents, three brothers and four sisters. The body was taken to the house of her parents in Black Creek today where the funeral will be held Wednesday.---- Crescent. [The Shiocton News, Friday July 27, 1913, P.1; sub by KF]

Mrs. Margaret Morrisey
Grand Chute – February 24, Mrs. Margaret Morrisey, aged 54.[Source: The Weekly Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; March 11, 1885]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Clayton A Noyes
Former Shiocton Boy Dies Out West
Clayton A Noyes, aged 34 years, a former Florence boy, died at his home at Tacoma, Washington, at 3:15 o'clock last Tuesday afternoon September 16, of diabetes. He contracted the dreaded disease in the summer of 1912, and gradually grew weaker and loss in weight until death claimed him. The sad message announcing the death was received by relatives here Wednesday morning, and his father, Chas H. Noyes, of this city, and Dr. Frank P. Noyes, of Crystal Falls, left the same evening for Tacoma, where the funeral will be held either to morrow on Monday. Clayton and wife and daughter, Myrie, visited with relatives and old friends in the city and vicinity during the month of August and departed for home on Sunday, August 31. He had just arrived there a trifle over two weeks when the final summons came. Clayton Noyes was born at Shiocton, Wis., on March 10, 1879, and came to Florence with his parents in the spring of 1880, where he resided continuously up to three years ago. Before ___ing west Mr. and Mrs. Foyes (sic) owned a confectionery business, selling out to George Parmenter. In Tacoma they bought a confectionery and also conducted a restaurant in connection. Mr. Noyes was married in this city to Miss Sophia Swanson in June 1903. Deceased is survived by his wife and eight year old daughter, Myrle, and also by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Noyes, one sister, Ida, and three brothers, George and Chester, of that city and Dr Frank P. Noyes, of Crystal Falls.
"Clayt" Noyes was a sober and industrious young man, a good husband and friend. He was liked and well thought of by all who knew him. The MINING NEWS joins with the many friends and family extending to them sincere sympathy in their hour of sorrow. -Florence Mining News [The Shiocton News, Sept 26, 1913, p1]

Jacob Nussbaum
Ellington Pioneer Dead
Jacob Nussbaum, pioneer of Outagamie county and well known especially in the town of Ellington, died Wednesday at his home in Ellington after an illness covering a period of several years. Mr. Nussbaum was 74 years old. He is survived by ten children as follows: Mrs. Wenzel Plieier, Mrs. C. C. Dresang, Mrs. William Olm and Mrs. Henry Roelb of Appleton; Mrs. Griesbach of Center, Mrs. Edward Griesbach of Twelve Corners; Sister N. Leo of St. Francis; Peter, John and <sic> Nussbaum of Ellington. He leaves a sister also, Mrs. John Kemmerder of Milwaukee, and thirty-six grandchildren. Funeral was held today. [The Shiocton News, Friday Nov. 11, 1911, p.1; sub by KF]

Joseph O'Brien
The funeral of Joseph O'Brien of Medina, occurred last Saturday from the home of his mother near Oshkosh. The serviceswere conducted by the Rev. Mr. Greenwood, an Episcopal clergyman of Oshkosh. The remains were interred at Riverside.The funeral train was a long one. [Source: Dual City Tribune (Clintonville & NewLondon, Waupaca County, Wis.) 31 Jan. 1890 - Sub. by MZ]

Mrs. Ulrich Olsen

Mrs. Ulrich Olsen, 36, Milwaukee, died at 5 o’clock this morning at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gabriel, at Hortonville. Born Nov. 11, 1893, at New Castle, Wis., she was married in September, 1918. She had lived in Milwaukee since that time until about two months ago, when she returned to Hortonville.
Besides thewidower and parents, she is survived by one brother, George Gabriel of Hortonville; and four sisters, Mrs. Joseph Kaufman of Appleton, Mrs. Oscar Tennie of Greenville, Mrs. Wesley Lloyd of Berlin and Miss Sophia Gabriel of Milwaukee. The funeral will be held at St. Peter and Paul church at 10 o’clock Thursday morning, Hortonville, with the Rev. Theodore Kolbe in charge. Internment will be in the Catholic cemetery. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.) Monday, 19 May 1930]

Ed Palmer

Hortonville - Mr. Ed Palmer died at his home in Greenville on Tuesday morning. He was an old settler of the town. His funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. He leaves two sons and one daughter to mourn his loss. His wife died 5 years ago. His death was due to a general breaking down of old age. [The Shiocton News, Friday, July 11, 1913, p.1; tr by KF]

Silas D. Pearson
Funeral of S.D. Pearson Tomorrow
Survived by Nine Children - Veteran of Civil War - An Early Resident
The funeral of Silas D. Pearson, who died yesterday, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. John Faville will conduct the obsequies at the Odd Fellows hall and interment will be made in Riverside cemetery. The Grand Army of the Republic will be in charge of the funeral.
Silas D. Pearson was born at Gardner, Mass., September 30, 1825, being 84 years old at the time of his death. His father moved to Oswego county, New York, when he was a young man. In 1846 the family moved to Madison, Wis. He came to Appleton, as near as can be ascertained, in 1849, walking from Milwaukee, which at that time was as far as the railroad ws built. He returned to Madison after some years and married Miss Sarah Hamilton in 1852. Since his marriage he resided in Appleton almost continuously. Mrs. Pearson died in 1893.
The deceased is survived by nine children: John H. Oconomowoc; Charles L., Indianapolis, Ind.; Frank E., Biron, Wis.; Harry E., this city; Fred A., Milwaukee; Walter L., of Eau Claire; Alfred L., Kimberly; Mrs. Lula M. Henry, Louisville, Ky., and Mrs. Elva L. Sullivan, St. Paul, Minn.
Mr. Pearson was a veteran of the Civil war. He enlisted in Co. C, 72 Illinois regiment, August 4, 1862, and was discharged on account of injuries on January 9, 1863. He joined the George D. Eggleston post of the Grand Army in this city August 7, 1885.
It is remarkable that all of the children have been here within the last two weeks and all with the possible exception of one will be at the funeral; his only living sister, Mrs. Walker Fisk, of Pawnee City, Neb., will also attend the funeral.
Mr. Pearson's mind was perfectly clear up to the last day and up to the time of his late illness was very active and enjoyed very good health. [The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis) 08 Sep 1909, p1]

Mr. Peters
Black Creek: Mr. Peters of Center was buried from Rev. Braunn's church this afternoon (Wednesday). [The Shiocton News, Feb-9-1912, p4; sub. by KF]

Helen L. Rich Phinney
Appleton, Wis., Feb. 27. - Mrs. Helen L. Rich Phinney, widow of the late J. M. Phinney, died yesterday aged 76 years. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. H. C. Sloan of West Superior, who was with her at the end. Mrs. Phinney was born January 10, 1825, at Pennfield, N.Y. With her husband she came to Dartford, Wis., in 1848, and to Appleton in 1849, where Mr. Phinney was for six years the first professor of mathematics of Lawrence university, and was afterward for many years engaged in trade. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 28 Feb. 1901; transcribed by FoFG]

James M. Phinney

Appleton, Wis., Sept. 6. - James M. Phinney, an early professor of Lawrence university is dead. He is survived by his wife and one child, Mrs. H. C. Sloan of West Superior. Mr. Phinney was born in Vernon Center, N.Y., July 4, 1819, and was educated at Cazenovia seminary and Wesleyan university of Middletown, Conn. After teaching in Kentucky he moved to Appleton to enter the chair of mathematics at Lawrence university. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 7 Sept. 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Elmer Polly
Former Shiocton Boy Drowned.
Word was received here the first of the week that Elmer Polly of Tacoma, Wash. Had been drowned in the Columbia river. Mr. Polley was born in Shiocton and will be remembered by many of our residents. We clip the following from a Tacoma paper.
Drowned in the Columbia river near Wahluke, Grant county, last Sunday, the remains of Elmer Polly, son of Mrs. Ross A. Polly, 3715 North Washington street, arrived in Tacoma at noon today. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow from the C. C. Mellinger company's chapel. Polly was 22 years of age and had lived in Tacoma during his entire life have been employed at the Peoples store for several years. He was a choir singer in the Mason M.E. church and had a large circle of friends here. The accident occurred while he was working on the ranch of his uncle, J. Locke, at Wahluke. [The Shiocton News, Feb. 16, 1912, p.1]

Minerva L. Preston
Mrs. Minerva L. Preston died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Louise Roulette, in Green Bay, Wednesday morning at 3 o'clock, aged 53 years. Mrs. Preston had been ill for over a year and in June she went to a hospital in Green Bay where she submitted to an operation for a tumor, and has gradually been failing since. Minerva L. Peep was born at DePere Jan. 16, 1860, She was married to W. H. Preston in 1878 and came to Bovina to live. About fourteen years ago she purchased a home in Shiocton where she has since lived. She leaves five chidden, Merton L. Preston, Louise Roulette and Daisy Preston of Green Bay. Mrs. Ruby Lock of Wabeno and Mattie Preston of Shiocton, She is survived by three brothers and one sister, Thomas of Shiocton, William of Unity and John Peep of California and Mrs. Susie Peep of Lena, Wis. The remains were brought to Shiocton this morning and the funeral was held from the Congregational Church at 10 o'clock. Rev. D. McKenzie conducting services. those who attended the funeral from away besides her children John Peep of DePere, C. A. Mayville of Shawano and Susan Peep of Lena. [The Shiocton News, September 12, 1913, p1; sub by KF]

Martin Rhoades
Martin Rhoades Victim of Heart Failure - Was old Settler.
Martin Rhoades, an old settler of Outagamie county, died suddenly of heart failure sat Hortonville Friday afternoon at about 4 o'clock. At the time of his death Mr. Rhoades was assisting his son, F.J. Rhoades in the stable. He had been feeling ill for sometime but his death was wholly unexpected. He was about 70 years of age and had lived in the county many years, being an early settler in the town of Dale. Mr. Rhoades is survived by three children, 2 sons and a daughter. The sons are F. H. (sic) Rhoades, of Hortonville, and Charles, who lives on the old homestead in the town of Dale. The daughter is Mrs. Hattie Anderson, of Chicago. [Shiocton News (Shiocton, WI) Oct 24, 1913 p1; sub by KF]

J. Rogers
Died, J. Rogers living on the old Lloyd farm just west of the Greenfield farm in the town of Liberty died Monday evening after an illness of about two months.[The Shiocton News, July 5, 1910, p.1; sub by KF]

Mrs. George (Bertha) Roloff
Source: [unknown paper; 3 Feb 1975]; transcribed by Angie LietzauMrs. George (Bertha) Roloff age 70, 1099 Shiocton St., New London, passed away in New London on Monday. She was born Aug 27, 1904 in Splitrock, Wi., and was a resident of Maple Creek for many years. She resided in New London for the past four years, and was a member of Emanuel Lutheran church in New London.

She is survived by her husband George: a daughter, Ms. David (Joyce) Kalchek, Kewaunee: one son, Howard, New London; two brothers, Karl and Harold Herminath, both of New London: and five sisters, Mrs. Harvey (Elsie) Bonnin and Mrs. Clemens (Ruth) Thorpe, both of New London, Mrs. Clayton (Myrtle) Allender and Mrs. Abraham (Esther) Young, both of Shiocton, and Mrs. Joe (Flora) Samz, Marion; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran church in New London with burial in Old Maple Creek cemetery. Reverend F. W. Heidemann will officiate. Friends may visit till 10:30 a.m. today at Cline and Hanson funeral home and from then till the time of the service at the church.

Emma Sassman
Mrs. Emma Sassman, aged 35 years, died Thursday noon at St. Elizabeth hospital in Appleton, following an operation for appendicitis. The deceased was wife of Phillip Sassman and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hans of Center. The body was taken to the Black Creek home, and the funeral service was held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Lutheran church. The funeral was the first one held in the new church, and when erected was thought to be large enough to hold any gathering that might assemble there. Her funeral, however, taxed the capacity of the church to the limit, and showed somewhat the esteem she was held in. [The Shiocton News, Oct 17,1913, p.4; sub by KF]

Joseph Schimmer
[Source: Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 31 Jan 1889]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Joseph Schimmer, residing on the line between Outagamie and Calumet couties, died on Saturday.

Mrs. Dora Schmidt
[Source: Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 31 Jan 1889]; transcribed by Angie LietzauMrs. Dora Schmidt, of this city, died Saturday night at 8 o'clock, at the age of 83 years.

R. H. Schmidt
Appleton, Wis., July 31. - The funeral of Dr. R. H. Schmidt, principal of the Seymour high school for six years, who died of blood poisoning, aged 53, was held here today. He was graduated from the State university, and from Rush Medical college, and was the first principal of the Ryan high school, at Appleton, where he taught seventeen years. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Thursday, 3 Aug. 1899) transcribed by MZ]

Hermina Schultz
Source: [unknown paper; 1976]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Miss Hermina H. Schultz, age 96, 1203 Lawrence St., New London, died Tuesday morning, April 6, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stroschein where she had resided for the past six years.

She was born March 10, 1880 in New London and had been a resident of the city all her life.

She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

The funeral was 2 p.m. Thursday at the Borchardt and Moder Funeral Home in New London. Rev. F. W. Heidemann officiated. Burial was in Maple Creek Cemetery.

Peter Schumacher

Falls Down Stairs And Breaks Neck
Peter Schumacher, a farmer living near Little Chute in the town of Vandenbroek, fell down stairs in his house Tuesday night and broke his neck dying almost instantly. When the family, awakened by the noise of Mr. Schumacher's fall, hurried to the foot of the stairs, they found him with his neck broken. He few breath a few times, then expired, before any assistance could have been summoned. The unfortunate man had arisen at 9:30 o'clock after the entire family had gone to bed to get a lamp that was in a second story room. He lighted the lamp upstairs and proceeded to descend the steps. In some unaccountable manner he fell the full length of the stairway, with, the fatal result mentioned. [The Shiocton News, Friday May 19, 1911 p1; sub by KF]

Mary Schwab
Mrs. John Schwab of the town of Ellington died Saturday after a lingering illness, age 31 years. The funeral was held from the Evangelical Lutheran church, Stephensville, on Wednesday, Rev. Kansier conducting the services. Mary Chevalier was born at Royalton, Wisconsin. She was married to John Schwab at Stephensville, Dec. 1st, 1898. About ten years ago they purchased the farm where they have since resided. She leaves her husband and a daughter twelve years of age, her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Chevalier of Clintonville; three sisters, Mrs. F. D. Hodgson, Shawano; Josie and Aggie Chevalier and two brothers, George of Bowler, Wis., John Chevalier of Madison, Wis., besides a large circle of friends acquaintances and neighbors who will greatly miss her. [The Shiocton News, Friday, March 8, 1912, P. 1; sub by KF]

Louis J. Schwall
Shiocton, Wisconsin: Age 75, passed away at Appleton Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning after an extended illness. He was born December 16, 1897, in Wilmette, Illinois and resided in the Shiocton area for the past sixty-one years. He was a member of the First Congregational Church, Shiocton. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle, three daughters, Mrs. George (Marion) Bruehl, Mrs. Robert S. (Phyllis) Chady. both of Appleton and Mrs. Phillip (Virginia) Mitchell, Menasha; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs-Frances Timmreck. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Shiocton, with Rev. Jerry Matt, officiating. Burial will be in the Town of Bovina. Friends may call at the Borchardt and Moder Funeral Home, Shiocton from 3 p.m. Wednesday until noon on Thursday and then at the church until the time of service. [Appleton Post-Crescent, Appleton, WI. Wednesday, October 31, 1973 Page D-7; Sub by KF]

Helen Kamps Sherman
Mrs. Helen Kamps Sherman, 59, wife of John Sherman, president of the Citizens National bank, died at her home at 500 Walnut st. early Wednesday morning. She had been ill since last April. Mrs. Sherman was a native of Appleton, having been born here July 5, 1863, and lived here all her life with the exception ofthe first few years after her marriage which were spent in Wausau, where Mr. Sherman was serving as county Judge of Marathon county. The decedent is survived by her widowed husband; five daughters. Miss Margaret Sherman, Pennsylvania; Mrs. Basil F. McKenzie, Boston: Mrs. Samuel Fomen, Chicago; the Misses Agnes and Marie Sherman. Appleton; one son, Maj. A. Edward Sherman, HotSprings: two sisters, Mrs. Joseph J. Plank. Appleton; Mrs. Karl Reiss, Ladysmith; three brothers, Herman A. Kamps and TheodoreE. Kamps, Appleton; William F. Kamps, Milwaukee. The funeral will be held at 9:30 Friday morning at St. Joseph church, with interment in St. Joseph cemetery. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Wednesday, 17 Jan. 1923; transcribed by MZ]

Oliver Smith

Oliver Smith, an old resident of the village of Shiocton, died at the home of his daughter in Oshkosh Monday evening at the age of 86 years. He was a brother of Gerrit Smith of this village. A singular coincident is the fact that his daughter Mrs. Eli Ballard, died at Shiocton about an hour before Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith will be brought to Shiocton for burial and the double funeral will be held at the Congregational church there Thursday afternoon at 1:30. [The Shiocton News, Friday, March 8, 1912; sub by KF]

Michael Speel
1882: Michael Speel, in Buchanan, Outagamie County, July 7th, in the eighty-sixth year of his age. He was a native of Delft, Holland, and accompanied a colony of Hollanders who settled Little Chute, under the Rev. Father Vanden Broek, in 1848; and he soon after settled in the dense wilderness of Buchanan. He and his family lived some of the time, in their first settlement, on roots, berries and wild game. Their first bag of flour Mrs. Speel carried on her back from Winnebago Rapids, now Neenah, a distance of twelve miles, to their place of abode. Once Mr. Speel got lost, and it was forty-eight hours before he was found by his neighbors. [Source: Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 10 (1909) Transcribed by: Heather A. Turner]

Margaret I. Spurr
Source: [unknown paper; 1978]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Margaret I. Spurr, Route 2, New London died Oct 9 in New London. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Cline and Hanson Funeral Home, New London, with burial in the new Maple Creek Cemetery.

Emery Stansbury

Appleton, Wis., April 3. - Dr. Emery Stansbury died this morning, after a sickness of long duration. Dr. Stansbury was one of the best known physicians in this part of the state and was identified with many public interests. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (6 Apr. 1899) transcribed by FoFG MZ]

Francis Steffin

1879 - Hon. Francis Steffin died in Hortonia, Dec. 15th. Born in Prussia, Nov. 5th, 1836, he was brought to this country when seven years of age; and settled in Outagamie County in 1852. He served as a private in the Thirty-Second Infantry at Vicksburg, and other engagements in that quarter, and in Sherman's march to the sea in 1864-65. He was elected clerk of the court, five times chairman of the board of his town, and once of the county board, and in 1878 and 1879 he represented his district in the legislature. [Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 449; transcribed by LaDena Livingston]

Charles V. Strobl
Charles V. STROBL, 1730 E. College Av, age 76, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday after a short illness. He was born 4Feb 1905 in Appleton and was a lifelong resident. He retired from Allis Chalmers in 1967 after 42 years of service.Survivors include his wife Margie Myers Strobl, Appleton; six daughters, Mrs. William (LaVerne) Miller, Kaukauna;Mrs. Ken (Delores) Forseth, Appleton; Mrs. Dave (Mary) Siebers, Kaukauna; Mrs. Donald (Margaret) Resch; Mrs. Karl(Lucille) Niemuth; and Mrs. Robert (Donna) Johnson, all of Appleton. Three sons, Wallace Schroeder, Hortonville;Harlan Strobl, LasVegas, NV; Roy Strobl, Appleton. Three brothers, Herman Strobl, Appleton; Frank Strobl, Weyauwega,and Joe Strobl, Keenan, WI. Two sisters, Mrs. Sophie Menning, Mukwonago; Mrs. Theresa Nabbefeld, Catawba. 41 grandchildren;33 gr. grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary in 1956; a son Howard in 1979, 2 grandchildrenand a sister, Anna. Funeral will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Bernadette Church with interment in RiversideCemetery.[Source: Appleton Post Crescent (31 July 1981) (abstract) - Sub. by juwilly]

Joseph V. Strobl

Joseph V. STROBL, 827 W. Summer St., age 67, died unexpectedly at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at his home. He was born 8Sep 1907 in Appleton and was retired from the Gibson Motor Co. two years ago due to ill health. Survivors includehis wife, Theresa Wankey Strobl; a daughter Mrs. Jerome (Patricia) Seidler; a son James, both of Appleton; a sister,Mrs. Victor (Betty) Sengstock of Appleton and six granddaughters. Funeral at Wichmann Funeral Home with intermentin Highland Memorial Park. [Source: Appleton Post Crescent (30 Mar. 1975) (abstract) - Sub. by juwilly]

Anna Sucholdolsky

Another Neenah Victim Dies
Neenah - The fifteenth victim of the grade school crossing accident of September 24, was added to the list of fatalities when Miss Anna Sucholdolsky of Menasha died in terrible agony from lockjaw. The others injured will recover. [The Shiocton News, Oct 13, 1911, p.2; sub by KF]

James Summers
Askeaton: James Summers, a well known resident of this place died suddenly at Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday. Mr. Summers was 40 years old and had been a very industrious and upright citizen. He leaves his wife, aged parents and several brothers and sisters to mourn his death amongst strangers. [Source: Kaukauna Sun (Thursday, 19 Oct. 1905) page A2; contributed by KF]

John Summers

Askeaton: John Summers, age 85, one of the earliest pioneers of Askeaton, died last Tuesday evening, Dec. 13, of diseases incident to old age. He is survived by four daughters, namely, Mrs. Granville Stuart of Chicago, Mrs. J. E. Dunmore of Chicago, Sister Philomene of Mingo, Ohio; and Mrs. Mert Summers of Askeaton. The funeral services will be held from St. Patricks’ Church Saturday morning. Rev. Father O’Connell officiating. A more complete notice will be given next week. [Source: Kaukauna Times (Thursday, 15 Dec. 1921) page 4; contributed by KF]

Mrs. Maurice Summers
Askeaton: Mrs. Maurice Summers, a well known resident and one of the first settlers of this place, died Sunday, aged 76 years, the funeral taking place Wednesday from St. Patricks’ Church. Internment was made in the family lot. She leaves an aged husband, two sons and four daughters. [Source: Kaukauna Sun (Sunday, 28 Nov. 1906) page A4; contributed by KF]

Harold J. Tennie

Harold J. Tennie, 45, of 270 E. Circle street, died at 2:20 a.m. today of head injuries received in a fall down a flight of basem*nt stairs Sunday afternoon at St. Therese Catholic church.
Tennie, who was semi-conscious after the fall, was found by an unidentified nun and taken home by his father,Oscar. A physician ordered Tennie to the hospital and Tennie did not regain consciousness. Death was caused by a skull fracture, Coroner Bernard H. Kemps said. Kemps was told Tennie had returned to the church to look for his hat and apparently mistook a door to the basem*nt for the door to the usher’s room. The anteroom leading to both doors was dimly lighted, Kemps was told. Tennie was born Jan. 9, 1914, in Greenville and had worked as a truck driver. Funeral services will beat 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Therese Catholic church, Appleton, with burial in St. Joseph cemetery, Appleton. Friends may call at Ellenbecker Funeral home, Appleton, after 2 p.m. Friday. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Friday. Survivors include the father, Oscar Tennie, Appleton; two brothers, Roman, Appleton, and Victor, Greenville, and three sisters, Mrs. Raymond Gosse, Greenville, Mrs. John Wagner, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Norman Abitz, Appleton. [Source: Appleton Post-Crescent(Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 Nov. 1959; transcribed by MZ]

Karl Frederick Tesch
Appleton, Wis., Oct. 17. - Karl Frederick Tesch, receiving teller at the Citizens’ National bank, died last night of tuberculosis of the brain. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 18 Oct. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Thompson son

[Source: The Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 19 Aug 1880]; transcribed by Angie LietzauTHOMPSON - In this city on the 9th inst., the son of Wilbur F. Thompson, aged about two years.

Herb Thompson

Herb Thompson, who lives near the mouth of Little Wolf river, died Tuesday morning as the result of injuries which he sustained last Saturday by being run over by a wagon. New London Republican. [The Shiocton News, Friday Oct 13,1911 p6; sub by KF]

Robert Thompson
Robert Thompson died at his home three miles north of the village early Tuesday morning aged 83 years, 3 months, and 11 days. He was born in St. Lawrence county New York, April 7, 1828 and moved to Wisconsin when a young man. He served in the civil war as a musician. He was a staunch Christian, a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and was for many years a leader of church choir. He was twice married. His second wife being Mrs. Olive Heading who survives him. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, from the Congregational church, Rev. James Austin conducting the services. [The Shiocton News, Friday, July 21, 1911; sub by KF]

Charlotte Timmreck

Many Attend Funeral Of Maple Creek Woman
Maple Creek - The funeral of Mrs. Charlotte Timmreck, 80, was held from the home of her son Carl Sunday afternoon at 1:30 with a church service at 2 o'clock at the Christ Lutheran church. She was born at Kreessen, Germany, and married Carl Timmreck June 23, 1858. Survivors are one daughter and four sons, Carl, Herman and Ernest of Maple Creek, Otto, of Brewster, Wash., Mrs. John Ruckdashel. of Sugar Bush, 20 Grand children and three great grand children. and four grand children, Misses Edna and Esther Timmreck,Phylis and Frieda Ruchdashel. Pallbearers were Charles Reinert, August Paul, William Paul, Louis Will, Albert Hilker and Jule Conrad. Interment was in the Old Maple Creek cemetery, the Rev. Immanuel Boettcher had charge of the services. Relatives from away who attended the funeral were Mrs. Charles Glock and son, Arnold of Manawa; Herman Volz and family, Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Steingraber and family of Symco, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Volz of Cecil, Mr. and Mrs. Yahr of Black Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brooker of Appleton,Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Kluge- of Hortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kruger and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kringel, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Steingraber, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Glock, Mr. and Mrs. Jule Felsner, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Roloff, Gust Roloff, Mrs. Anna Hebbe, Mrs. Lizzie Roloff, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Vandea of New London, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Glock of Clintonville, Mr. and Mrs. Prentice of Dale, Mr. and Mrs. Thiede, Mr. and Mrs. Gruenwaldt ofShiocton, Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Volz of New London. [Appleton Post-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin | Tuesday, March 11, 1930 | Page 12; Sub by KF]

Mrs. Frances Timmreck
R. 2, New London: Age 73, passed away in New London unexpectedly on Thursday. She was born May 28, 1899 in Winnetka, Illinois. She had been a resident of the Maple Creek area all of her life. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Sugar Bush. Survivors include one brother, Charles Schall, Shiocton. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, Sugar Bush with burial in the Maple Creek Cemetery. Rev. Amos Schwerin will officiate. Friends may call at the Cline and HansonFuneral Home, New London after 2 p.m. Friday until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and then at the church until time of service. Appleton Post-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin | Thursday, August 10, 1972 | Page D-3; Sub. by KF]

-- Mrs. Frances Timmreck R. R. 2, New London Age 73, passed away in New London unexpectedly on Thursday. Mrs. Timmreck's brother's name was inadvertently misspelled in yesterday's obituary. She is survived by one brother, Louis Schwall, Shiocton. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, Sugar Bush. Appleton Post-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin | Friday, August 11, 1972 | Page B-5; Sub. by KF]

F. Roy Timmreck
Rt. 2. New London, Age 66, passed away Friday after a lingering illness. He was born December 17, 1898 in the Town of Liberty. He was employed at the Four wheel Drive, Clintonville as aninspector for many years. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Sugar Bush with the Rev A. Schwerin officiating. Burial will be in the New Maple Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the Cline and Hanson Funeral Home New London after 2PM. Sunday, until 10AM Monday and then at the church until the hour of the service. [AppletonPost-Crescent | Appleton, Wisconsin; c. 1964; Sub. by KF]

August W. Trierweiler

August W. Trierweiler "Bud" 465 Ridgeview Circle, Appleton Age 83, died at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 1997 at Manor Care Health Services, Appleton. He was born December 11, 1912, in Athens, Wisconsin, the son of John and Anna (Wellner) Trierweiler. He received his education in Marshfield Public Schools and was a graduate of McKinley High School in Marshfield. He was later adopted by August and Anna (Mercer) Trierweiler. He was married on May 2, 1938, in Marshfield to Betty Wendt. After his marriage, they moved to Poynette where he worked for the DNR. Later they moved to Iowa, and he worked for General Mills Farm in their feed division as a salesman. They then moved back to Wisconsin in 1962 where he went into private business until his retirement in 1985. They then moved back to Appleton, where he resided until the time of his death. August was also the superintendent of fur shows at the Wisconsin State Fair for many years and also a rabbit judge at fairs and shows. He enjoyed wood working, model trains, reading and traveling. He was a member of the Boy Scouts where he was a scout master, a member of the Lions Club of Waupun, A.A.R.P., and a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Marshfield. He is survived by his wife, Betty, Appleton; a daughter, Mary Anne (Kenneth) Anderson, New Holstein; a son, Jan Trierweiler, Waupaca; three grandchildren: Amy Anderson, Kaukauna; Wendy (Jeff) Shaw, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Kevin (Trina) Anderson, Oshkosh; and a great-granddaughter, Abbie Gail Anderson, Oshkosh. He is also survived by three sisters: Louise Mason, Duluth, Minnesota; Emma Borchardt, Wausau; and Martha Schultz, Athens. He was preceded in death by two siblings in infancy. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 1997 at the Hansen Funeral Chapel in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Visitation was from 1 p.m. Monday until the time of services. Rev. Le Roy Haynes of the First Presbyterian Church of Marshfield officiated. Duane Helgerson was soloist with Janet Smith as organist. Memorials may be designated to the family in his name and they will establish a memorial at a later date. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Manor Care for their loving care and concern. [Source: Appleton Post Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Monday, 20 Oct. 1997; Lorraine Markee collection; transcribed by MZ]

Robert Tyrrell
Source: [unknown paper; 22 Jun 1972]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Rt. 2, New London
Age 80, died Friday, June 22, following a short illness. He was born January 28, 1893 in Bear Creek and he had lived and farmed in the Maple Creek area most of his life. He is survived by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 25 at 2 p.m. at the Cline and Hanson Funeral Home in New London, with burial in Old Maple Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. F. W. Heidemann will officiate.

Martha VanStratten

Martha Vanstratten died at the age of 11 years of Spinal Meningitis Sunday June 4th. She was buried from the Catholic Church Tuesday June 6th Rev. Father Linder conducting the services. [The Shiocton News, Friday, June 9, 1911, p1; sub by KF]

Anna Vogel

Mrs. Anna Vogel, wife of Herman Vogel died Thursday morning at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Axtell in the town of Ellington. The funeral will be held from the house Saturday at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Vogel had been a sufferer from the great white plague since last autumn, and everything that medical skill and science could recommend was done to arrest its course but without avail. She was about thirty years of age. [The Shiocton News, Friday June 20, 1913 Page 1; sub by KF]

Katherine Voight
Died, Mrs. Katherine Voight died at the home of Henry Lemke in Ellington last Sunday and was buried from the Catholic church in Stephensville Wednesday, She was 77 years of age and one of the pioneers of town of Ellington. She leaves five children Bennie and Albert Voight of Ellington, Mrs. H. Lemke of Ellington, Rose of Appleton, and Anna of Spokane, Wash. [The Shiocton News, July 5, 1912, p1; sub by KF]

Henry Van Vorst
John Hilgers received a dispatch from Appleton, Saturday, announcing the death of his brother-in-law, Henry Van Vorst, who died at the hospital in that city that morning, after a short illness. He went down on Sunday to attend the funeral, which was held Tuesday. Mr. Van Vorst was well known to many of our readers, having visited here with Mr.Hilgers’ family.
[Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 1 July 1909; transcribed by MZ - *** Note: Mr. Van Vorst’s date of birth, which is Mar. 1846, is from the 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Harrison, Calumet County, Wisconsin]

Horace Waite

Horace Waite living about two miles west of Leeman, passed away Tuesday morning aged 63 years. He was born in New York state in 1850 and came to Wisconsin with his parents in 1855. He has since lived at Hortonville and Leeman. He has been in poor health for some time and recently suffered a stroke of paralysis. He leaves a wife, one daughter, Mrs. Geo. Baker of New London, and one son, Courtney, who lived with his parents. The funeral was held from the residence Wednesday Rev. Stewart conducting the services. The remains were taken to Hortonville for burial. Mr. Waite was a man highly respected by his neighbors and all who knew him. [The Shiocton News, Oct 17, 1913, p.1]

Rev. Fr. Edward Walsh
[Source: Green Bay Weekly Gazette; Green Bay, Wisconsin; 1 Dec 1883]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

Rev. Fr. Edward Walsh, formerly in charge of St. Patrick's church, Fort Howard, died Sunday last, of consumptio, at Freedom, Outagamie county. Fr. Walsh was of a notably charitable nature, giving, it was said of him, when it impoversihed himself to do so. The funeral took place on Wednesday at Freedom, in St. Nicholas church, of which Rev. Fr. Lochmann has charge. Rev. Frs. DeLouw and Gieseler, of this city, and Fox, of Marinette, attended the funeral.

Phoebe Ward
Wrightstown – March 14, Phoebe, wife of Dr. David Ward, aged about 67 years. [Source:The Weekly Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 30 Mar 1881]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

John Louis Witt
ABBOTSFORD - Services for Clark County native John Louis (“Jack”) Witt, 85, Wadena, Minn., who died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday at Tri County Hospital, Wadena, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford.
Bryce Luchterhand will officiate. Private burial will be Monday inthe town of Beaver Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Bud Klug, Art Siikarla, Harlen Witt, Harold Hardrath, Emil Luchterhand, Richard Boden, Gertrude Becker and Gertrude Rohland. Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
He was born April 24, 1906, in the town of Beaver, Clark County, to the late Fred and Alvina (Knacck) Witt. He married Evelyn Paral June 5, 1929, in Milwaukee. She died Nov. 28, 1984.
He lived in Appleton until 1941 and then was employedas manager of Big Four Cooperative in Spencer. He became insurance director for Wisconsin Mutual Insurance Co. in 1944 and later was hired by Wisconsin Farmers Union to head the department of cooperatives. He then was employed in Minnesota by Farmers Union Livestock Association in St. Paul and then as director of insurance for Minnesota Farmers Union. He later was general manager of Co-op Services Inc. of New York Mills, Minn., for nine years. He then moved to Alexandria, Minn., and built and operateda mobile home court. He also served as director of U.S. Farmers Association for many years. He moved to Wadena in 1986. Survivors include a twin brother, Harvey Witt Sr. of Abbotsford, and two sisters, Hilda Laufenberg of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Edna Degner of Green Bay. He was also predeceased by one sister, Elda, and three brothers, Fred, William and Elmer. [Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Friday, 27 Sept. 1991; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ ]

Mrs. Henry Witthuhn
Died at Hospital.
A telephone message from Appleton this morning announced the death of Mrs. Henry Witthuhn at St. Elizabeth hospital. Mrs. Witthuhn has undergone an operation and the report was that she was getting along nicely, but she took a sudden change for the worse last night and passed away at 4:30 this morning. [The Shiocton News, Feb 16, 1912, p.1]

Mrs. Louisa Wurl
[Source: Appleton Post; Appleton, Wisconsin; 16 Apr 1891]; transcribed by Angie Lietzau

An Old Settler Gone.

Mrs. Louisa Wurl, mother-in-law of C. Lembcke, of this city, and Rev. F. Dite, of Arlington, died Saturday at the advanced age of 71 years. Mrs. Wurl has been a resident of Outagamie county for the past 37 years and is well known among the Germans. The greater portion of time, she resided at Center, but for the past six years has made her home in this city. Two daughters survive her, they being Mrs. Lembcke and Mrs. Dite. The funeral was held at the family residence Monday at 9 o'clock, Rev. Zimmermann officiatig. The remains were interred at Appleton.

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