Wilbert W. Harms

M, b. 8 March 1921, d. 22 January 2011
Father*Ludwig E. Harms b. 9 Aug 1893, d. 11 Mar 1971
Mother*Emma E. Roewer b. 1895, d. 27 Nov 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilbert W. Harms was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 March 1921Wilbert W. Harms was born on 8 March 1921 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ludwig E. Harms and Emma E. Roewer.
Marriage9 June 1950Wilbert W. Harms married Delores Anna Luetkens, daughter of Lorenz August Luetkens and Ruth Bergman, on 9 June 1950.
Death22 January 2011Wilbert W. Harms died on 22 January 2011 at age 89 Wilbert W. Harms, 89, of Reedsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center.

He was born March 8, 1921 in the Town of Westfield, the son of Ludwig and Emma Roewer Harms. He was married to Delores Luetkens at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville, on June 9, 1950.

"Bill" had a love for the earth, the soil of the earth, the land he farmed for so many years and the times he spent hunting and fishing. He enjoyed serving the Lord, his church home at St. John's Lutheran in Loganville and taking care of the church cemetery for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; and his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Gilbert Muchow, Norbert Luetkens, Vera Mae and Orville Hahn.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Harms of Reedsburg; his children, Kathy (John) Reuter of Reedsburg and Marie (Kevin) Holman of Texas; five grandchildren, Ryan, Renee and Russell Reuter, Sara (David) Holman-Nash and Laura (Mark) Douglas; one great-granddaughter, Masina; his sister and brothers, Arleda Muchow of Reedsburg, Jerome (Rita) Harms of Reedsburg and Arend (Marcella) Harms of Reedsburg; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Vernice and Donald Schultz of Reedsburg and Marlene and Marty Koenecke of Reedsburg; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville, with Pastor Paul Crolius officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Westfield Township. Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg.

Memorials of remembrance may be made to St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Loganville, or to the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center.

Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinWilbert W. Harms was listed as a son in Ludwig E. Harms's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to his brother F. W. Harms.1

Child of Wilbert W. Harms and Delores Anna Luetkens

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 95.

Arleda E. Harms

F, b. 1 February 1923, d. 21 July 2015
Father*Ludwig E. Harms b. 9 Aug 1893, d. 11 Mar 1971
Mother*Emma E. Roewer b. 1895, d. 27 Nov 1977
Arleda Harms Muchow
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArleda E. Harms was also known as Arlida.
Married Name2 June 1950As of 2 June 1950,her married name was Muchow.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 February 1923Arleda E. Harms was born on 1 February 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Ludwig E. Harms and Emma E. Roewer.
Marriage2 June 1950Arleda E. Harms married Gilbert R. Muchow, son of Lucas Reinhold Muchow and Marie Schrank, on 2 June 1950 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death21 July 2015Arleda E. Harms died on 21 July 2015 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 92 Arleda E. Muchow, age 92, of Reedsburg, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on Feb. 1, 1923, in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the daughter of Louie and Emma (Roewer) Harms.

On June 2, 1950, she was married to Gilbert R. Muchow. Arleda was a faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville where she was active in the church choir, the quilting group and the Ladies Aid. She was a Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed baking, fishing, attending her grandchildren's sporting events and volunteering at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She also had beautiful flower gardens and was an excellent seamstress.

Survivors include her three children, Karen (Rollie) Schultz of Verona, Charles (Lauri) Muchow of Loganville, and Diane (Dale) Fish of Reedsburg; six grandchildren, Angela (Adam) Hanson, Charli Muchow, Chelsey Muchow, and her finace, Matt Rockweiler, Lucas Muchow, Jodi (Mike) McCarville and Jared Fish; three great-grandchildren, Brooks and Emmett Hanson, and Jaxson McCarville; two brothers, Jerome (Rita) Harms and Arend (Marcella) Harms, both of Reedsburg; four sisters-in-law, Delores Harms of Reedsburg, Elva Gluth of Loganville, Estella Muchow of Hillpoint, and Myrtle Muchow of Reedsburg; a brother-in-law, Melvin Brandt of Baraboo; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilly, on Jan. 17, 2011; her brother, Wilbert Harms; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015, at ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH in Loganville, with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 24, 2015 - Arleda (Harms) Muchow obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinArleda E. Harms was listed as a daughter in Ludwig E. Harms's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to his brother F. W. Harms.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 95.

Jerome L. Harms

M, b. 15 March 1926, d. 21 October 2017
Father*Ludwig E. Harms b. 9 Aug 1893, d. 11 Mar 1971
Mother*Emma E. Roewer b. 1895, d. 27 Nov 1977
Jerome Harms - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameJerome L. Harms also went by the name of Jug.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1926Jerome L. Harms was born on 15 March 1926 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ludwig E. Harms and Emma E. Roewer.
Marriage30 June 1956Jerome L. Harms married Rita Rose Howard on 30 June 1956.
Death21 October 2017Jerome L. Harms died on 21 October 2017 at age 91 On October 21, 2017, a beautiful sun kissed autumn day, our beloved Jerome "Jug" L. Harms went home to the Lord. We were graced with his presence on March 15, 1926 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County the son of Louie and Emma (Roewer) Harms. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. Jug was united in marriage to his best friend, partner and Love of his Life, Rita Rose Howard on June 30, 1956. He was employed with Gerber Corporation for many years until his retirement and was an active and lifelong member of the St John Lutheran Church in Loganville where his gift of singing was shared and inspired with joy and love. Blueberry Lake was a special place where he spent most of his summers fishing, golfing and enjoying the wonders of the northern woods. Jug will always be remembered for his gentle kind heart, his graceful moves across the dance floor and his willingness to bless us with a song. He is survived by his wife: Rita Harms; his dearest brother: Arend, and his wife, Marcella; sisters in-law: Delores Harms, Mary Douglas, Bessie Kraemer, Jessie Conlin, Cecelia Gruber, Mary Jane Howard and Patricia Schaefer; his brother-in-law; Donald Schaefer along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Wilbert; sister: Arleda Muchow and brother in-law: Gilbert Muchow along with many other sisters and brothers in-law, nieces and nephews who all shaped and shared in the colorful memories of Jug's Life. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg where military honors will be conducted by the Reedsburg Area Veterans Honor Guard. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Thursday at the church. A luncheon will follow the committal service at the Voyageur Inn. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJerome L. Harms was listed as a son in Ludwig E. Harms's household on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to his brother F. W. Harms.1
DateLocationDescription
1944Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinJerome L. Harms graduated in 1944 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 95.

Delores Anna Luetkens

F, b. 15 January 1930, d. 12 November 2023
Father*Lorenz August Luetkens b. 1904, d. 5 Aug 1984
Mother*Ruth Bergman b. 1909, d. 1947
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameDelores Anna Luetkens also went by the name of Tootie.
Married Name9 June 1950As of 9 June 1950,her married name was Harms.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 January 1930Delores Anna Luetkens was born on 15 January 1930.
She was the daughter of Lorenz August Luetkens and Ruth Bergman.
Marriage9 June 1950Delores Anna Luetkens married Wilbert W. Harms, son of Ludwig E. Harms and Emma E. Roewer, on 9 June 1950.
Death12 November 2023Delores Anna Luetkens died on 12 November 2023 at age 93 Delores A. “Tootie” Harms, age 93, of Reedsburg, WI, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on January 15, 1930 in Loganville, WI, the daughter of Lorenz and Ruth (Bergman) Luetkens. On June 9, 1950, Delores was united in marriage to Wilbert W. “Bill” Harms at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Loganville. This marriage was blessed with two daughters.

Tootie was a member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Loganville and active in many church activities that included LWML, Ladies Aide, and the church ice cream social committee. She enjoyed going to the LWML conferences at Green Lake, WI with her sisters and friends from church. She always maintained a vegetable garden for canning large quantities of produce on the farm. She enjoyed fishing and traveling after retiring from the farm including two trips to Germany. Tootie was a sports enthusiast, particularly following the Cubs and the Brewers. This love of baseball came from her years as a “lefty” pitcher for her local softball team.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert W. “Bill” Harms on January 22, 2011; an infant son; her parents; grandson-in-law, Marc Douglas; brother, Norbert Luetkens; sister and brother-in-law, Vera Mae and Orville Hahn; sister, Marlene Koenecke; in-law’s, Arleda and Gilbert Muchow, and Jerome and Rita Harms.

She is survived by her daughters: Kathy (John) Reuter of Reedsburg and Marie (Kevin) Holman of Texas; grandchildren: Ryan (Miranda) Reuter, Renee Reuter, and Russell (Käthe) Reuter, Sara (David) Nash, and Laura Douglas; great-granddaughters, Masina, Anna, Ellis and Avery; great-grandsons, David Dean, Broxton and Maxwell; sister and brother-in-law, Vernice and Don Schultz; in-law’s: Arend and Marcella Harms, and Marty Koenecke; along with many other relatives and friends.

A funeral service for Delores Harms will be conducted at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will follow the service in St. John’s Cemetery, Westfield Township.

Child of Delores Anna Luetkens and Wilbert W. Harms

Infant Harms

M, b. circa 1952, d. 17 November 1952
Father*Wilbert W. Harms b. 8 Mar 1921, d. 22 Jan 2011
Mother*Delores Anna Luetkens b. 15 Jan 1930, d. 12 Nov 2023
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1952Infant Harms was born circa 1952.
He was the son of Wilbert W. Harms and Delores Anna Luetkens.
Death17 November 1952Infant Harms died on 17 November 1952.

Bertha Meyer

F, b. circa 1875, d. after 1930
Father*August Meyer d. b 1910
Mother*Dorothea Fredericks b. Sep 1842, d. a 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1875Bertha Meyer was born circa 1875 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Meyer and Dorothea Fredericks.
UNMARRIED1930As of 1930, Bertha Meyer was never married.
Deathafter 1930She died after 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinBertha Meyer was listed as a sister-in-law in August Thies's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 65.

William Meyer

M, b. 18 February 1888, d. 29 April 1957
Father*William Meyer b. 1 Feb 1849, d. 31 Jan 1941
Mother*Dora Albers b. 20 Feb 1865, d. 2 Dec 1948
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1888William Meyer was born on 18 February 1888 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Meyer and Dora Albers.
Death29 April 1957William Meyer died on 29 April 1957 at Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, at age 69.

Alfred Meyer

M, b. 25 January 1891, d. 27 July 1968
Father*William Meyer b. 1 Feb 1849, d. 31 Jan 1941
Mother*Dora Albers b. 20 Feb 1865, d. 2 Dec 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlfred Meyer was also known as Herman Albert Alfred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 January 1891Alfred Meyer was born on 25 January 1891 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Meyer and Dora Albers.
Marriage1922Alfred Meyer married Selma Roever in 1922.
Death27 July 1968Alfred Meyer died on 27 July 1968 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 77.

Phillip H. Thies

M, b. 19 October 1943, d. 24 March 1944
Father*Frederick Heinrich Thies b. 11 Nov 1901, d. 3 Feb 1992
Mother*Martha M. Harms b. 12 Nov 1905, d. 13 Jan 1979
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 October 1943Phillip H. Thies was born on 19 October 1943.
He was the son of Frederick Heinrich Thies and Martha M. Harms.
Death24 March 1944Phillip H. Thies died on 24 March 1944.

Etta Lucia Ninnaman

F, b. 28 February 1903, d. January 1978
Father*Fred C. Ninnaman b. 1868, d. Sep 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 June 1922As of 22 June 1922,her married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 February 1903Etta Lucia Ninnaman was born on 28 February 1903 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Fred C. Ninnaman.
Marriage22 June 1922Etta Lucia Ninnaman married Martin W. Thies, son of August Thies and Dora Meyer, on 22 June 1922.
DeathJanuary 1978Etta Lucia Ninnaman died in January 1978 at age 74.

Martin F. Thieding

M, b. 12 April 1909, d. 4 September 1985
Father*Carl H. Thieding b. 1874, d. 1934
Mother*Anna G. Schroeder b. 1877, d. 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 April 1909Martin F. Thieding was born on 12 April 1909 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl H. Thieding and Anna G. Schroeder.
Marriage25 April 1937Martin F. Thieding married Dorothy E. Thies, daughter of August Thies and Dora Meyer, on 25 April 1937.
Death4 September 1985Martin F. Thieding died on 4 September 1985 at age 76.

Children of Martin F. Thieding and Dorothy E. Thies

Edward Thieding

M, b. circa 1907
Father*Carl H. Thieding b. 1874, d. 1934
Mother*Anna G. Schroeder b. 1877, d. 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Edward Thieding was born circa 1907 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Carl H. Thieding and Anna G. Schroeder.
UNMARRIED1940As of 1940, Edward Thieding was never married.

James Chynoweth

M, b. circa 1805, d. after July 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames Chynoweth was also known as Chenoweth.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1805James Chynoweth was born circa 1805 at England.
Marriagebefore 1836He married Elizabeth (?) before 1836.
Deathafter July 1860James Chynoweth died after July 1860.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinJames Chynoweth was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Children of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

Louisa Chynoweth

F, b. circa 1836
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa Chynoweth was also known as Louise.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1836Louisa Chynoweth was born circa 1836 at England.
She was the daughter of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinLouisa Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.

Elizabeth (?)

F, b. circa 1810, d. before 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1836As of before 1836,her married name was Chenoweth.
Married Namebefore 1836As of before 1836,her married name was Chynoweth.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1810Elizabeth (?) was born circa 1810 at England.
Marriagebefore 1836She married James Chynoweth before 1836.
Deathbefore 1860Elizabeth (?) died before 1860.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinElizabeth (?) was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Children of Elizabeth (?) and James Chynoweth

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.

Elizabeth Chynoweth

F, b. circa 1838
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1838Elizabeth Chynoweth was born circa 1838 at England.
She was the daughter of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinElizabeth Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinElizabeth Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

Joseph Chynoweth

M, b. circa 1840
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1840Joseph Chynoweth was born circa 1840 at England.
He was the son of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinJoseph Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinJoseph Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

James Chynoweth

M, b. circa 1841
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1841James Chynoweth was born circa 1841 at England.
He was the son of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinJames Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.

William Chynoweth

M, b. circa 1845
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1845William Chynoweth was born circa 1845 at England.
He was the son of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinWilliam Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinWilliam Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

Emily Chynoweth

F, b. circa 1847
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1847Emily Chynoweth was born circa 1847 at England.
She was the daughter of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinEmily Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinEmily Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

John Chynoweth

M, b. circa April 1850
Father*James Chynoweth b. c 1805, d. a Jul 1860
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1810, d. b 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca April 1850John Chynoweth was born circa April 1850 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Chynoweth and Elizabeth (?)
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1850Mineral Point, Iowa, WisconsinJohn Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1850 Census at Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin.1
24 July 1860Linden, Iowa, WisconsinJohn Chynoweth was listed in James Chynoweth's household on the 1860 Census at Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 315. Dwelling 112.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 90. Dwelling 543.

Dorothy (?)

F, b. 1912, d. 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1976As of after 1976,her married name was Thieding.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1912Dorothy (?) was born in 1912.
Marriageafter 1976She married Philip Thieding, son of Carl H. Thieding and Anna G. Schroeder, after 1976.
Death1998Dorothy (?) died in 1998.

Eleanor E. Thieding

F, b. 1939, d. 1945
Father*Philip Thieding b. 1905, d. 1979
Mother*Esther A. Stolte b. 26 Jul 1912, d. 17 Sep 1976
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1939Eleanor E. Thieding was born in 1939 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Philip Thieding and Esther A. Stolte.
Death1945Eleanor E. Thieding died in 1945.

Joan Thieding

F, b. 30 December 1941, d. 15 August 1974
Father*Martin F. Thieding b. 12 Apr 1909, d. 4 Sep 1985
Mother*Dorothy E. Thies b. 31 Jan 1912, d. 5 Mar 1998
Joan Thieding 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 December 1941Joan Thieding was born on 30 December 1941.
She was the daughter of Martin F. Thieding and Dorothy E. Thies.
Death15 August 1974Joan Thieding died on 15 August 1974 at age 32.

Maria (?)

F, b. 22 January 1862, d. 15 July 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thieding.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMaria (?) married John Thieding, son of (?) Thieding.
Birth22 January 1862Maria (?) was born on 22 January 1862.
Death15 July 1928She died on 15 July 1928 at age 66.

Evelyn M. (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEvelyn M. (?) married Herbert Edward Thies, son of Henry F. Thies Sr. and Bertha E. Ritzer.

Ruth Foege

F, b. 1 August 1911, d. 22 December 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRuth Foege married Henry W. H. Thies Jr., son of Henry F. Thies Sr. and Bertha E. Ritzer.
Birth1 August 1911Ruth Foege was born on 1 August 1911.
Death22 December 1990She died on 22 December 1990 at age 79.

Viola Bertha Gluth

F, b. 2 February 1917, d. 28 April 1966
Father*Paul Gluth
Mother*Meta Schroeder b. 18 Aug 1896, d. 3 Jan 1988
Viola Gluth 1936 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1938As of 1938,her married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 February 1917Viola Bertha Gluth was born on 2 February 1917 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Paul Gluth and Meta Schroeder.
Marriage1938Viola Bertha Gluth married Herbert Edward Thies, son of Henry F. Thies Sr. and Bertha E. Ritzer, in 1938.
Death28 April 1966Viola Bertha Gluth died on 28 April 1966 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 49.
DateLocationDescription
1936Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinViola Bertha Gluth graduated in 1936 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

William A. Ritzer

M, b. December 1839, d. after June 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam A. Ritzer was also known as Wilhelm.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1839William A. Ritzer was born in December 1839 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1877He married Ernestina (?) circa 1877.
Deathafter June 1900William A. Ritzer died after June 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam A. Ritzer was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 12.

Ernestina (?)

F, b. January 1855, d. after June 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErnestina (?) was also known as Ernestine (?)
Married Namecirca 1877As of circa 1877,her married name was Ritzer.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1855Ernestina (?) was born in January 1855 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1877She married William A. Ritzer circa 1877.
Deathafter June 1900Ernestina (?) died after June 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinErnestina (?) was listed as wife in William A. Ritzer's household on the 1900 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
DateLocationDescription
1900Ernestina (?) had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Ernestina (?) and William A. Ritzer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 12.

Alvina Ritzer

F, b. November 1885, d. 5 September 1966
Father*William A. Ritzer b. Dec 1839, d. a Jun 1900
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Jan 1855, d. a Jun 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvina Ritzer was also known as Alwine.
Married Name3 December 1914As of 3 December 1914,her married name was Mahlke.
Married Namebefore 1918As of before 1918,her married name was Luetkens.
Married Namebefore 1918As of before 1918,her married name was Luetkins.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1885Alvina Ritzer was born in November 1885 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?)
Marriage3 December 1914Alvina Ritzer married William Mahlke on 3 December 1914 at first marriage for her; St. John's, Leland, Wisconsin.1
Marriagebefore 1918Alvina Ritzer married Bernhard Luetkens, son of John Henry Luetkens and Dorothea E. Thieding, before 1918 at second marriage for her.
Death5 September 1966Alvina Ritzer died on 5 September 1966 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinAlvina Ritzer was listed as a daughter in William A. Ritzer's household on the 1900 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1920Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinAlvina Ritzer was listed as wife in Bernhard Luetkens's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Alvina Ritzer and Bernhard Luetkens

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 12.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 176; Image: 413.

Albert W. Ritzer

M, b. 24 December 1888, d. 17 April 1951
Father*William A. Ritzer b. Dec 1839, d. a Jun 1900
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Jan 1855, d. a Jun 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlbert W. Ritzer was also known as Freidrich Wilhelm Albert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 December 1888Albert W. Ritzer was born on 24 December 1888 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?)
Marriagecirca 1918Albert W. Ritzer married Dora Pagel, daughter of Carl Pagel and Frances (?), circa 1918.
Death17 April 1951Albert W. Ritzer died on 17 April 1951 at age 62.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinAlbert W. Ritzer was listed as a son in William A. Ritzer's household on the 1900 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
DateLocationDescription
5 June 1917World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, WisconsinOn 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Albert W. Ritzer and Dora Pagel

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 12.

William Mahlke

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage3 December 1914William Mahlke married Alvina Ritzer, daughter of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?), on 3 December 1914 at first marriage for her; St. John's, Leland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.

Bernhard Luetkens

M, b. 26 May 1885
Father*John Henry Luetkens b. 2 Jan 1859, d. 27 May 1952
Mother*Dorothea E. Thieding b. 26 Nov 1866, d. 1 Oct 1937
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernhard Luetkens was also known as Barnhart.
Name VariationBernhard Luetkens was also known as Luetkins.
Name VariationBernhard Luetkens was also known as Bernhart.
Name VariationBernhard Luetkens was also known as Bernard Luetkins.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 May 1885Bernhard Luetkens was born on 26 May 1885 at Wisconsin also reported as May 1886.
He was the son of John Henry Luetkens and Dorothea E. Thieding.
Marriagebefore 1918Bernhard Luetkens married Alvina Ritzer, daughter of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?), before 1918 at second marriage for her.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinBernhard Luetkens was listed as a son in John Henry Luetkens's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinBernhard Luetkens was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
DateLocationDescription
12 September 1918World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, WisconsinOn 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Bernhard Luetkens and Alvina Ritzer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_ 1817; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 149.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 176; Image: 413.

Dora Pagel

F, b. 7 July 1893, d. 5 March 1946
Father*Carl Pagel b. c 1859, d. a 1920
Mother*Frances (?) b. c 1870, d. a 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1918As of circa 1918,her married name was Ritzer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 July 1893Dora Pagel was born on 7 July 1893 at Connecticut.
She was the daughter of Carl Pagel and Frances (?)
Marriagecirca 1918Dora Pagel married Albert W. Ritzer, son of William A. Ritzer and Ernestina (?), circa 1918.
Death5 March 1946Dora Pagel died on 5 March 1946 at age 52.

Children of Dora Pagel and Albert W. Ritzer

Vernon O. Ritzer

M, b. 29 April 1928, d. 20 December 1951
Father*Albert W. Ritzer b. 24 Dec 1888, d. 17 Apr 1951
Mother*Dora Pagel b. 7 Jul 1893, d. 5 Mar 1946
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 April 1928Vernon O. Ritzer was born on 29 April 1928.
He was the son of Albert W. Ritzer and Dora Pagel.
Death20 December 1951Vernon O. Ritzer died on 20 December 1951 at age 23.

Agatha Ritzer

F, b. circa December 1918
Father*Albert W. Ritzer b. 24 Dec 1888, d. 17 Apr 1951
Mother*Dora Pagel b. 7 Jul 1893, d. 5 Mar 1946
Agatha Ritzer 1937 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reinecke.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgatha Ritzer married Orrin Reinecke.
Birthcirca December 1918Agatha Ritzer was born circa December 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Albert W. Ritzer and Dora Pagel.
DateLocationDescription
1937Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinAgatha Ritzer graduated in 1937 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Carl Pagel

M, b. circa 1859, d. after 1920
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Pagel married Frances (?)
Birthcirca 1859Carl Pagel was born circa 1859 at Germany.
Deathafter 1920He died after 1920.

Child of Carl Pagel and Frances (?)

Frances (?)

F, b. circa 1870, d. after 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pagel.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrances (?) married Carl Pagel.
Birthcirca 1870Frances (?) was born circa 1870 at Germany.
Deathafter 1920She died after 1920.

Child of Frances (?) and Carl Pagel

Herman C. Dreifke

M, b. circa 1865, d. after 1920
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHerman C. Dreifke married Elfreida J. Eickert, daughter of Fritz Eickert and Wilhelmina Lewerenz.
Birthcirca 1865Herman C. Dreifke was born circa 1865 at Germany.
Deathafter 1920He died after 1920.

Children of Herman C. Dreifke and Elfreida J. Eickert

Elfreida J. Eickert

F, b. circa 1877, d. after 1920
Father*Fritz Eickert b. 14 Oct 1849, d. 16 May 1918
Mother*Wilhelmina Lewerenz b. 6 Aug 1848, d. 19 Jun 1926
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElfreida J. Eickert was also known as Elfreda.
Name VariationElfreida J. Eickert was also known as Freda.
Married NameHer married name was Dreifke.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElfreida J. Eickert married Herman C. Dreifke.
Birthcirca 1877Elfreida J. Eickert was born circa 1877 at Germany.
She was the daughter of Fritz Eickert and Wilhelmina Lewerenz.
Deathafter 1920Elfreida J. Eickert died after 1920.

Children of Elfreida J. Eickert and Herman C. Dreifke

Erwin C. Dreifke

M, b. 1901
Father*Herman C. Dreifke b. c 1865, d. a 1920
Mother*Elfreida J. Eickert b. c 1877, d. a 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErwin C. Dreifke was also known as Ernie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageErwin C. Dreifke married Dorothy M. Harms, daughter of Frederick H. Harms and Anna M. Presser.
Birth1901Erwin C. Dreifke was born in 1901 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman C. Dreifke and Elfreida J. Eickert.

Lillian C. Dreifke

F, b. 1907
Father*Herman C. Dreifke b. c 1865, d. a 1920
Mother*Elfreida J. Eickert b. c 1877, d. a 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wolters.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLillian C. Dreifke married Harold D. Wolters, son of Emil Henry Wolters and Elsie Marie Hinrichs.
Birth1907Lillian C. Dreifke was born in 1907 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman C. Dreifke and Elfreida J. Eickert.

Ruby M. Dreifke

F, b. circa 1915
Father*Herman C. Dreifke b. c 1865, d. a 1920
Mother*Elfreida J. Eickert b. c 1877, d. a 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Behn.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1915Ruby M. Dreifke was born circa 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman C. Dreifke and Elfreida J. Eickert.

Dorothea (?)

F, b. 15 March 1831, d. 4 May 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea (?) was also known as Doris (?)
Name VariationDorothea (?) was also known as Dora (?)
Married Namebefore 1856As of before 1856,her married name was Thies.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1831Dorothea (?) was born on 15 March 1831 at Hanover, Germany.
Marriagebefore 1856She married Heinrich Thies, son of (?) Thies, before 1856.
Death4 May 1917Dorothea (?) died on 4 May 1917 at age 86.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 June 1870La Valle, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea (?) was listed in Heinrich Thies's household on the 1870 Census at La Valle, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880La Valle, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea (?) was listed as wife in Heinrich Thies's household on the 1880 Census at La Valle, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
23 June 1900La Valle, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea (?) was listed as mother in Henry J. Thies's household on the 1900 Census at La Valle, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
21 April 1910La Valle, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea (?) was listed as mother in Henry J. Thies's household on the 1910 Census at La Valle, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
DateLocationDescription
1866Dorothea (?) and Heinrich Thies immigrated in 1866.
1900Dorothea (?) had 5 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Dorothea (?) and Heinrich Thies

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16. Dwelling 104.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 164A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED139. Dwelling 307.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED120. Dwelling 13.