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Joseph H. Roltgen - The Sheboygan Press - Friday - April 28, 1933 - P.2 - C.7
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Joseph H. Roltgen of Greenbush Dies After An Illness

Plymouth – Joseph H. Roltgen, 72, passed away Thursday evening at 9:15 o’clock at his home in the town of Greenbush, after having been ill for about a year. Mr. Roltgen was born June 22, 1860, in the state of New York and came to Greenbush as a small boy. He spent most of his life on a farm near Graham. On Nov. 7, 1894, he was united in marriage with Anna Rach. He was a member of the Holy Name society. Besides his widow, Mr. Roltgen is survived by the following children: Joseph, Town Mitchell; Mrs. Dennis Schokmel, town of Greenbush; Mrs. Bernard Gannon, Osceola; Hilda, Anna, Mary, Jerome, Martin and one step-daughter, Dorothy Graff at home, and John, Town Greenbush. There are also nine grandchildren and four sisters, Mrs. Nick Lorge and Mrs. George Pfrang, Plymouth; Mrs. Charles Pfrang, Town Greenbush, and Mrs. Catherine Graham, Eden. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o’clock at the home and at 10 o’clock at Our Lady of Angels church at Osceola. The Rev. Joseph Michaels will officiate and burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

The Sheboygan Press - Wednesday - May 3, 1933 - P.2 - C.1

Funeral services for Joseph H. Roltgen, who died at his home in the Town of Greenbush Thursday evening, were held Monday at 9:30 o’clock at the family residence and at 10 o’clock at Our Lady of Angels church at Armstrong. The services were very largely attended by relatives and friends. The Rev. Joseph J. Michels officiated and burial was made in the adjoining cemetery. Six nephews, Joseph and Henry Lorge, George and Charles Pfrang, John Groff and Eldon Havey were pallbearers. The Holy Name society of the parish of which he was a member attended in a body.

Relatives and friends from out of town included Mrs. Katherine Graham and daughter, Louise, Mrs. Genevieve Graff and family of Eden, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Lorge, Henry Lorge, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lorge, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wesling and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wesling, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Crosley and Eleanor, Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, Jr., Mrs. C.W. Baker and Margaert, Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, Jr., the Misses Violet and Osie Curtis, Paul Young, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pfrang, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John Kapellen, and Dr. T.J. Gannon, all of Plymouth, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mannebach, Dr. E.A. Rach and son, John, of Chicago, John and Peter Petit of Batavia, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. James Havey of Rosendale, Mrs. C. Lyneis, Mrs. M. Ziegler, Mr. and Mrs. William Engles and Lawrence and Mildred, Mrs. Henry Goebel, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Goebel, Mrs. J.J. Crosby and son, Hugh, and Mrs. Frank Redmond, all of Fond du Lac, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Morgan of New Holstein, Mr. and Mrs. George Pfrang, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Zorn of Elkhart Lake, Mrs. Anna Wick, Henry Rach, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Rach, Mr. and Mrs August Zorn of Kiel, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kane, Mr. and Mrs. William Kellner, Mrs. Albert Kellner, and son, of Sheboygan, Mrs. Andrew Pauly, Mrs. Arthur Schroeder, Mrs. Dan Murphy and son Chauncey, Peter Walters and sons, Norbert and Edward and daughters, Elinor and Theresa, of Sheboygan Falls.


Anna Roltgen - The Sheboygan Press - Friday - December 30, 1955 - P.6 - C.4
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Mrs. Anna Roltgen, 82, of the Town of Greenbush died at 5:40 p.m. Thursday at the Plymouth Hospital where she had been confined for nearly three weeks. She was born Feb. 5, 1872 in the Town of Osceola, Fond du Lac County, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Rach. Nov. 7, 1894 she married Joseph Roltgen at Our Lady of Angels Church, Armstrong. At the time of her death she was a member of that parish and of the parish Altar Society. Survivors are four sons, Joseph and Martin of Plymouth and John and Jerome of the Town of Greenbush; five daughters, Mrs. Dennis {Catherine} Schockmel and Mrs. Norman {Dorothy} Anhalt both of the Town of Greenbush, Mrs. Chauncey {Hilda} Murphy and Mrs. Norbert {Ann} Walters of Sheboygan Falls, and Mrs. Bernard {Mabel} Gannon of Glenbeulah; 27 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Rose O’Brien of Eden, Mrs. Emma Cavanaugh of Fond du Lac and Mrs. Josephine Weiler of Kansas. Her husband preceded her in death in 1933. A daughter Mary, two brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:15 a.m. at the Gentine Funeral Home, Plymouth and at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Church. The Rev. G. Brielmeier will officiate at the services and at the burial in the church cemetery. Members of the Altar Society and of the parish will hold a vigil at the funeral home at 8 p.m. tonight. Friends may call there until the time of services.


Joseph B. Roltgen - The Sheboygan Press - Friday - July 13, 1973 - P.10 - C.6
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Joseph B. Roltgen, 77, formerly of Plymouth, died at Rocky Knoll Thursday afternoon. He had been a resident there about four years. He was born on Dec. 26, 1895 in the Town of Greenbush, a son of the late Joseph and Anna Rock Roltgen. On Sept. 29, 1920 he married the late Mary Prindiville at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Armstrong, Fond du Lac County. She died in February 1965. Mr. Roltgen farmed in the Town of Greenbush and Mitchell prior to moving to Plymouth in 1945. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Plymouth and its Apostolate of Suffering. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur {Virginia} Nolte of Plymouth; a son, Kenneth of Glenbeulah; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Kay Schockmel of Glenbeulah, Mrs. Mabel Gannon of R. 1, Glenbeulah, Mrs. Chauncey Murphy of R. 3, Sheboygan Falls, and Mrs. Norbert Walters of R. 2, Sheboygan Falls; three brothers, John of R. 2, Plymouth, Jerome of R. 1, Glenbeulah, and Martin of Plymouth. A sister and two grand daughters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church preceded by family rites at 10 a.m. at the Huss Funeral Home, Plymouth. The Rev. Richard Baer, pastor, will be celebrant of the funeral Mass. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where a parish vigil will be held at 8 p.m.


Mary Roltgen - The Sheboygan Press - Thursday - February 4, 1965 - P.10 - C.5
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Mrs. Joseph Roltgen, 66, of 126 Edna St., Plymouth, died at Plymouth Hospital Wednesday afternoon after a short illness. The former Mary Prindiville was born April 11, 1898, in the Town of Greenbush, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Prindiville. She married Joseph Roltgen on Sept. 29, 1920, at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Armstrong. The couple farmed in the Town of Greenbush and the Town of Mitchell before moving to Plymouth in 1945. Mrs. Roltgen was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers Society of the parish. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur {Virginia} Nolte, Plymouth; a son, Kenneth, Glenbeulah; eight grandchildren; four brothers, Dennis Prindiville of Waukegan, Ill., James of Fond du Lac, and Donnard and Jay Prindiville, both of Plymouth; and a sister, Mrs. Raymond Salter of Eden. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Huss Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Plymouth. The Rev. Laurence Waleske, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday. The parish and Christian Mothers Society vigil will be at 8 p.m. Friday.


Joseph William Roltgen - Fond du Lac Reporter - December 4, 1994 - P.B-8 - C.2
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John William Roltgen, 86, of 930 Clifford St., Plymouth, died Friday, Dec. 2, 1994, at Valley View Medical Center, Plymouth. He was born March 8, 1908, in the Town of Greenbush to Joseph and Anna Rach Roltgen. He married Ruth Calvey on May 26, 1931, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Mitchell. He was manager for Farmers and Rural Mutual Insurance until retirement. He was a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Armstrong, and its Hoy Name Society. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Rose Ann DelPonte and Her husband Melvin of Campbellsport, and Geri Schiek and her husband Joseph of Armstrong; four sons, John Jr. and his wife Monica of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Daniel and his wife Carol of Richfield, James and his wife Mary of Eden, and William and his wife Bonnie of Plymouth; a special foster daughter, Therese Calvey of Sheboygan; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jerome and his wife Alice of Glenbeulah, and Martin ahd his wife Hazel of Plymouth; and two sisters, Ann Walters and her husband Norb of Sheboygan Falls, and Hilda Murphy of Sheboygan. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph; and three sisters, Kate Schockmel, Mable Gannon and Mary Roltgen. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Armstrong. The Rev. Richard Robinson will officiate. Burial will be at the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. Monday until the 11 a.m. service at the church. Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is handling arrangements.


Ruth R. Roltgen - Fond du Lac Reporter - July 6, 1997 - P.B-6 - C.3
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Ruth R. Roltgen, 86, died Friday, July 4, 1997, at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth. She was born on Sept. 1, 1908, in Dundee, a daughter of Daniel and Rose Skelton Calvey. On May 26, 1931, she married John W. Roltgen at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Parnell. Mrs. Roltgen was a member of Our Lady of Angels Church in Armstrong, where she was honored in 1968 for serving 30 years as organist. She also was a member of the church’s Altar Society. Survivors include two daughters, Rose Ann DelPonte and her husband Melvin of Campbellsport, and Geri Schiek and her husband Joseph of Armstrong; four sons, John Jr. and his wife Monica of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Daniel and his wife Carol of Richfield, James and his wife Mary of Eden, and William and his wife Bonnie of Plymouth; a special foster daughter, Therese Calvey of Sheboygan; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bernard Calvey of Fond du Lac; and two sisters, Alice Roltgen and her husband Jerome, and Mary Foy and her husband Desmond, both of Plymouth. She was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 2, 1994; and two brothers, Miles and Francis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Armstrong. The Rev. Charles Loehr will officiate. Burial will be at the parish cemetery. Visitation from 9 a.m. to the time of services Monday at the church. Twohigh Fuenral Home of Campbellsport is serving the family.


Jerome H. Roltgen - Fond du Lac Reporter - June 10, 2002 - P.8-A
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Jerome H. Roltgen, 91, of County Trunk U, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, with his wife and family at his side after a short stay at Villa Loretta Nursing Home, Mount Calvary. He was born May 2, 1911, in the Town of Greenbush, the son of Joseph and Anna Rach Roltgen. On Sept. 2, 1936, he married Alice Calvey at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Mitchell. He farmed the Roltgen homestead all his life. He was a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Shepherd of the Hills Parish, Armstrong, trustee when the first school was built and member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member of Plymouth Skat Club for many years and enjoyed square dancing and family musical gatherings. He is survived by his widow five daughters, Mary Alice Palof and husband Joe of St. Cloud, Cathy Draeger and husband Dick of Fond du Lac, Therese Cross and husband Dr. Richard of Massachusetts, Germaine Calvey Ditter and friend Scott of Fond du Lac, and Colette Calvey Drehmel and husband Bruce of Fond du Lac three sons, Rick and wife Karen Goglick of Madison, Bob and wife Gretchen of Baraboo and Joe and wife Edna of Glenbeulah one brother, Martin and wife Hazel of Plymouth and one sister, Hilda Murphy of Plymouth two sisters-in-law, Mary Foy and Marie Calvey, both of Plymouth and one brother-in-law, Bernard Calvey and wife Ruth of Fond du Lac. Jerome was the proud grandfather of 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Kate Schockmel, Mabel Gannon, Ann Walters and Mary Roltgen and two brothers, Joseph and John Roltgen. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Shepherd of the Hills, Armstrong. The Rev. Kevin Wester will officiate. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Visitation: Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. Wednesday to the time of service at the church. A memorial fund will be established. Twohig Funeral Home of Campbellsport is serving the family.


Martin H. Roltgen - Fond du Lac Reporter - January 22, 2003 - P.2-A
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Martin H. Roltgen, 89, formerly of 930 E. Clifford St., Plymouth, passed away early Monday evening, Jan. 20, 2003, at Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary, where he had been a resident for the past six days. He was born on Nov. 19, 1913, in the Town of Greenbush, Wis., a son of the late Joseph N. and Anna Rock Roltgen. He attended Rathburn grade school in the Town of Greenbush. On Aug. 20, 1938, he married Hazel Burke at St. Michael's Catholic Church in the Town of Mitchell. The couple resided in the Town of Greenbush for a short time and then moved to Plymouth. He was employed at Kohler Company for several years and then the couple farmed in the Town of Greenbush for a few years. He then worked for Moorman's Feed Company as a salesman and retired as a state manager in 1977 with over 20 years. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. He enjoyed calling for square dancing for many years, doing puzzles, golf, was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed taking care of his yard. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with his extended family and his many nieces and nephews. Survivors include his wife, Hazel of Plymouth one sister, Hilda Murphy of Plymouth and two sisters-in-law, Sylvia Burke of Beechwood and Alice Roltgen of Glenbeulah. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Kate Schockmel, Mable Gannon, Ann Walters and Mary Roltgen three brothers, Joseph, John and Jerome Roltgen and brother and sisters-in-law, William Burke and Francis and Phyllis Baker. Services: A Funeral Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. The Rev. Dennis Van Beek, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation: Friends may call at the church from 4 p.m. on Thursday until the time of the service. A memorial fund is being established in his name. The Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth is assisting the family.


Hazel A. Roltgen - Fond du Lac Reporter - April 4, 2003 - P.2-A
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Hazel A. Roltgen, 84, of Villa Loretto Nursing Home of Mount Calvary, and formerly of Plymouth, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, at St. Agnes Hospital where she had been a patient the past five days. She was born a daughter of the late Gordon and Alma Dippel Burke on Jan. 29, 1919, in the Town of Mitchell. She attended Pius Grade School in the Town of Mitchell and Plymouth High School. She married Martin H. Roltgen on Aug. 20, 1938, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in the Town of Mitchell. The couple resided in the Town of Greenbush for a short time and then moved to Plymouth. The couple farmed in the Town of Greenbush for several years. Hazel was employed at Sternberg's Clothing Store in Plymouth for three years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth and was a member of the Christian Women Society in the church. She enjoyed square dancing with her husband, Martin, and enjoyed spending time with her extended family and her many loving nieces and nephews. Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Sylvia Burke of Beechwood, Alice Roltgen of Glenbeulah and Hilda Murphy of Plymouth and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 20, 2003 one sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Francis Baker one brother, William Burke four sisters-in-law, Kate Schockmel, Mable Gannon, Ann Walters and Mary Roltgen and three brothers-in-law, Joseph, John and Jerome Roltgen. Services: A funeral Mass will be held at noon Saturday, April 5, 2003, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. The Rev. Dennis Van Beek, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be at the parish cemetery. Visitation: Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday, April 5, 2003. A memorial fund is being established in her name for the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Marion Schultz for the years of love, care and friendship she gave to Martin and Hazel, and to the Sisters and staff at Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary for their compassion and love. Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth is serving the family.


Wilhelm Reineck - Plymouth Review - August 16, 1916
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Elkhart Pioneer Succumbed

With the passing of Wilhelm Reineck, Elkhart lost one of its most esteemed citizens and the county o well know pioneer, whose life has been a blessing to all with whom he had to do; the Reformed church a faithful communicant, the Republican party a staunch adherent.

Wilhelm Reineck was born in Mainz, Germany, February 1, 1836, and emmigrated to America in 1845, coming directly to Sheboygan county where he was married July 4, 1861 to Miss Annie Marie Kuhn at Elkhart Lake, who passed away about twenty years ago. Mr. Reineck operated one of the first cheese factories in the state and has always been held in high standing by business associates and neighbors. He was a man highly favored and prospered whose example is a worthy one in every way to follow.

For the past few years he has made his home with his son, Jacob, from where he passed on to his eternal reward, Monday, August 14.

The funeral services will be held tomorrow, Rev. Otto Vriesen officiating and he will be laid to rest in the Reformed cemetery in the town of Rhine.

He is survived by four children, Mrs. Otto Diederichs, who resides near Elkhart; Jacob Reineck, Elkhart, Henry and George Reineck of New Holstein, and twenty-two grandchildren. Mrs. Justina Schmahl, who died five weeks ago at the age of seventy-seven years, was a sister of Mr. Reineck as was also Mrs. George Koebel, who passed away many years ago.

In 1891, Mr. Reineck enjoyed a trip to Europe and a visit to his old home in Mainz.


Charles C. Rohde - January - 1938
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Hold Last Rites For Charles Rohde Here On Tuesday

Impressive funeral services for the late Charles Rohde, who passes away at the Plymouth Hospital on Friday, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Wittkopp Funeral Home and at 1:40 p.m. in the St. John's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Martin Schmidt, pastor of the church, officiated and burial was made in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

During the sercies at the church the men's choir sang "Jesus Christ, My Sure Defense" and "For Me to Live is Jesus' accompanied by H. Edwin Trusheim at the organ.

The pallbearers were R. A. Aderhold, Fred Jurss, Arthur Suckow, Edgar Stolper, Martin Leyhe and Oscar Langjahr.

Plymouth Review - January 10, 1938

Charles C. Rohde Called To Rest Here On Friday


Charles C. Rohde, well-known business man of this city, passed away at the Plymouth Hospital at 11:00 p.m. on Friday after a serous illness of ten days' duration He had been In ill health for the past five years. Mr. Rohde has been a member of the business firm of Rohde Bros. Plumbing since its organization in 1911.

Charles Rohde was born in Waverly, Iowa, on April 11, 1876 and when seven years old came with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rohde to the town of Greenbush. On October 6, 1901 he was united in marriage to Miss Ella Joch and the couple have since made their home in this city.

For many years, prior to his illness five years ago, Mr. Rohde served as a director of the Plymouth Hospital Board and of the Plymouth Foundry & Machine Co. He was an active member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church of this city.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Edgar, of this city; a daughter, Mrs. William {Gertrude} Osius of Milwaukee; three grand-children; five brothers, Henry, Louis, George and August of this city and Edward of the town of Plymouth, and a sister, Miss Martha Rohde of Green bush. A son, Carl, preceded him in death.


Edgar Charles Rohde - Plymouth Review - January 16, 1969
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Edgar Rohde, 58, Dies

Edgar C. Rohde, 58, prominent Plymouth plumbing and heating contractor, who built his father's business into a concern doing $2 million in contracts annually, died Tuesday {January 14, 1969} after an illness of six months.

Rohde, who loved big game hunting, horsemanship and the outdoor life, succumbed to cancer and lung disease. He died at 5 p.m. in Plymouth Hospital.

In the 1930's, while studying at the University of Wisconsin {Madison}, he had been called home to oversee the business when his father, Charles, suffered a stroke.

Edgar formally assumed leadership of the firm in 1933 and became sole owner in 1946.

Edgar's son, Charles, will now become the president of the company, which employs about 50 persons and operates throughout eastern Wisconsin. The concern, Rohde Bros. Co., has had many large contracts in schools, hospitals, municipal buildings and industrial construction.

Rohde was an avid outdoorsman. He stalked mountain goats, bear, moose, elk and cougar in such places as Alaska, Canada and the western states. He and his son, Charles, hunted wildcat last spring in the west.

Rohde had a collection of guns that included rifles, pistols and shotguns, all carefully displayed in his home at 3 Reed St.

His other outdoor love, besides hunting, was horses. A big man, he would sling himself into the saddle and ride like a youngster with the Plymouth Trail Riders, of which he was a past president. He was also a member and past secretary of the State Quarter Horse Assn.

When younger, he had been active in local musical circles. He sang in the Kraft chorus and had several leading roles in musical plays.

Sometimes blunt and always vigorous, Rohde was a good businessman and an aggressive searcher for work for his firm.

The company, founded in 1911 by his father and two brothers, Henry and Louis, weathered the depression of the 1930's and received its greatest boost after World War II. Jobs were plentiful and the company made excellent progress.

Born August 23, 1910, in Plymouth, Edgar attended St. John's Lutheran School and was graduated from Plymouth High School in 1928. He then went to U.W.

On November 14, 1935, he married Lilie Diederichs in Plymouth. The couple lived in Plymouth since then.

Rohde was past president of the Kiwanis Club, a director of the Fox River Valley Construction Assn. apprenticeship committee, a member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin and a director of the State Welding Assn. He belonged to St. John's Lutheran Church and served on the school building committee and the church's school board.

Surviving besides his wife and son, Charles, are two sons, Stephen, a teacher of music in Random Lake High School, and Mark, an architectural student at the University of Illinois and now studying in France. {The family was trying to contact him Wednesday so he could return for the funeral}.

Also surviving are a grandson {Michael} and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Osius, town of Plymouth. A brother {Carl} preceeded him in death.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Plymouth. The Rev. G. A. Karpinsky will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at Wittkopp funeral home from 2 p.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Saturday and at the church from noon until the time of services. A memorial fund has been established in his name for the Lutheran school.


Ella {Joch} Rohde - The Sheboygan Press - Friday - March 20, 1953
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Mrs. Ella Rohde, 76, of 3 Reed St Plymouth, died late Thursday afternoon at Plymouth Hospital. She had been in ill health the past three years. Born April 23, 1876, in Plymouth, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Joch she was married to Charles Rohde on October 6, 1901. Her husband preceded her in death January 7, 1938. ??Mrs. Rohde was a memeber of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church at Plymouth and was affiliated with the Ladies' Aid Society and the Tabea Society of the church.??Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. William {Gertrude} Osius, and a son, Edgar, of Plymouth; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Charles, of the Town of Plymouth, and a sister, Mrs. George {Theresa} Meyer, Plymouth. A son, Carl, and a sister, Clara, preceded her in death.??Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. H. W. Baxmann, pastor, officating. Internment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Wittkopp Funeral Home, Plymouth, from 2 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday, and at the church from Sunday noon until the hour of services.


Henrietta {Mueller} Rohde - Plymouth Review - January - 1915
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Mortuary Mention

After having been in poor health for many months, Mrs. Joseph Rohde, 62 years of age, passed away at the family home in this city on Wednesday, January 20, 1915. Deceased had been a lifelong resident of this vicinity and well known here.

Miss Henrietta Mueller was born December 8, 1852 in the town of Plymouth, where she grew into womanhood. On November 17, 1872, she was united in the holy bonds of wedlock to Joseph Rohde at the home of her parents and four years ago moved to this city where they have since lived. There were nine children born of the union, two of whom are dead. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following children: Martha, Henry, Charles, Edward, Louis, George and August. One brother, Louis Mueller and one sister Mrs. John M. WIttkopp also survive her.

The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at the Lutheran church at 2 o'clock, Rev. Schmidt to officiate. Internment will take place in the Union cemetery.

While her passing will bring great sorrow to the family, death itself was a relief to the stricken one. For the past four years Mrs. Rohde has been blind and bed ridden for six weeks. She had been unable to talk for two weeks and for a week had lain in an unconscious state. Her death brings forth the sympathy of the community to the bereaved husband and the children, who had cared so well for her in her helplessness.


Joachim Henry Rohde a.k.a {Jochen Heinrich Rohde} - Plymouth Reporter - Thursday - April 23, 1896
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Died At The Age Of 78

Another Early Settler Gone to Join the Majority


On Friday, April 17, occurred the death of J. H. Rohde, at his home, two miles west of this city. He recently purchased the John Stecker place and had but just moved in two weeks ago, when he was stricken with paralysis, which resulted in his death last Friday.

Jochen Heinrich Rohde, son of Peter and Catherine Rohde, was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, October 24, 1817. In 1864 he came with his family to America and settle in Sheboygan county, where he resided until his death. His marriage with Katherine Wittkopp resulted in four children, three of whom are living. His wife and one daughter preceded him into eternity.

The funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at the Lutheran church of which he was a member ever since coming here. A large concourse of sorrowing friends followed his body to its last resting place in the Plymouth cemetery {Union Cemetery}.

The Plymouth Review - Wednesday - April 22, 1896

Death Of Henry Rhode


Joachim Henry Rhode who lived on a farm about one and one-half miles west of the city, passed away Saturday morning and the interment was made in the city cemetery Monday afternoon, April 21, 1896. The funeral services were conducted at two o'clock by Rev. Proehl of the Lutheran Church.

Mr. Rhode who was seventy-nine {78} years of age had been a resident of the town of Plymouth for the past thirty two years. He was born on the 24th of October, 1817, at Wustrow, Mecklenburg, Germany and came to America and direct to the town of Plymouth in 1864. His wife, who was a Miss Wittkopf before her marriage, died ten years ago. There are but three surviving children, Joe Rhode, and Mrs. Carl Juerss of this town, and Mrs. Fred {Marie} Juerss of the town of Lyndon.


Joseph Rohde - Plymouth Review - September - 1933
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Prominent City Resident Passes At 12:30 Today

Joseph Rohde, 83, Called To Reward Shortly After Noon


Joseph Rohde, 83 years old, well-known city resident was stricken at his home at 304 E. Elizabeth Street, at 12:30 this noon {Septemeber 28, 1933}.

Joseph Rohde was born February 24, 1850 in Mecklenburg, Germany, the son of Joseph and Catherine Rohde. At the age of 14 years he came with his parents to this country and settled in Illinois.

After living there for six years, he came to the town of Plymouth and his marriage to Miss Henrietta Mueller took place in 1872. The couple lived in the town of Plymouth for a short time and then moved to Iowa where they resided for seven years. They returned to the town of Plymouth and twenty-three years ago moved to this city.

Survivors include the following children, Miss Martha at home; Henry, Charles, Edward, Louis, George and August of Plymouth; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The wife and two daughters preceded him in death.

Funeral Services will take place Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Wittkopp Funeral home and at 2 o'clock from the St. John's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Martin Schmidt will officiate and burial will take place in the Union Cemetery.

Plymouth - Joseph Rohde passed away at his home in Plymouth Thursday noon after an illness of several weeks.

He was born on February 24, 1850, at Mecklenburg, Germany, the son of Joseph and Catherine Rohde. He came to this country in 1864, settling in Illinois and in 1870 moved to the town of Plymouth. His marriage to Miss Henrietta Miller took place in 1872 and the couple lived in the town of Herman for a while, later moving to Iowa where they resided seven years. They then moved back to the town of Plymouth and twenty-three years ago moved to Plymouth. Mr. Rohde was preceded in death by his wife who passed away 18 years ago and also by two daughters.

The survivors are one daughter, Miss Martha, of Plymouth; six sons, Henry, Charles, Louis, George and August of Plymouth, and Edward of the town of Plymouth; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Lilie {Diederichs} Rohde - Plymouth Review - February - 1990
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Funeral services for Mrs. Edgar {Lilie} Rohde, 81, of 3 Reed St., Plymouth, were held Saturday, February 10, 1990, at St. John Lutheran Church, Plymouth. The Rev. Dennis Pegorsch, pastor, officiated. Burial was in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

She died Tuesday evening, February 6, at Valley View Medical Center, Plymouth, following an apparent heart attack.

She was born December 12, 1908, in Elkhart Lake, a daughter of the late Otto and Elizabeth {Reineck} Diederichs.

She graduated from Mission House Academy {now Lakeland College} and LaCrosse State Teachers College and taught at Business School in St. Nazianz. She had been employed by G.D. Gaynor, Atty., and the Plymouth Utilities. On November 14, 1935 she married Edgar C. Rohde in Plymouth. The couple lived in Plymouth following their marriage. Her husband owned and operated Rohde Brothers Plumbing contractors. Her husband died January 14, 1969.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and of its Mission Circle Society. She had sung with the Kraft/Borden Chorus for many years.

She had been a charter member of the Plymouth Trail Riders, the Plymouth Dance Club and St. John Lutheran Ladies Bridge Marathon.

She had also been active in the Ladies Golf League at Quit Qui Oc Golf Course.

Survivors are three sons, Charles {Susan} Rohde, Plymouth; Stephen {Susan} Rohde, Shorewood; Mark {Deborah} Rohde, Grand Rapids, Mich.; six grandchildren; one sister, Hilda Kuck, Plymouth; and one brother, Albert Diederichs, Sheboygan.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Benjamin and Elmer, and one sister, Martha.

A memorial fund has been established.


Robert Roepke - The Sheboygan Press - Saturday - June 20, 1953 - P. 8
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Robert Roepke, 69, of 2304A W. Orchard St., Milwaukee, a former resident of Sheboygan Falls, died Friday noon at the Milwaukee County General Hospital.

Born July 1, 1883, in Milwaukee, a son of Carl and Angeline Roepke, he moved to Sheboygan Falls with his parents in 1892 and attended the public schools there.

On Oct. 19, 1907, he was married to Miss Emma Roesch at Milwaukee. A tanner by trade, Mr. Roepke made his home in Sheboygan Falls until moving to Milwaukee with his family in 1921.

Survivors are his wife; two sons, Robert Jr. and George, Milwaukee; four grandsons; three brothers, Carl of Sheboygan Falls, Herbert of Milwaukee, and Harold of Sheboygan, and four sisters, Mrs. Alma Schissler, Kohler, Mrs. Wesley Johnson, Racine, Mrs. Elmer Voesch, Sheboygan, and Mrs. Norma Koene, Sheboygan Falls.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Dean Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls. Interment will be made in the family lot in the Sheboygan Falls Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Sunday.


Milton W. Rowe, Sr. - Sheboygan press - Friday - May 2, 1980 - p. 8 - c. 3
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Milton W. Rowe Sr., 64, Route 4, Plymouth, a former Town of Mosel dairy farmer and game bird breeder, died Thursday evening at St. Joseph Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past 3 ½ weeks.

He was born Sept. 11, 1915, in the Town of Mosel, son of Charles and Laura Knoener Rowe.

He attended Champion District School and Sheboygan Business College.

On Aug. 28, 1937, he married Lillian Popp of Plymouth at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The couple lived on the homestead farm in the Town of Mosel, retiring from farming in 1975.

He continued raising game birds and animals on his licensed game farm. The couple moved to the Town of Herman in 1975.

Mr. Rowe was a member of Evangelical Free Church of Sheboygan and the Wisconsin and Illinois Game Breeders Associations.

Survivors are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Diane) Frane of the Town of Mosel; a son, Milton L. Jr. of Sheboygan; a sister, Mrs. Esther Wunsch of Sheboygan, and six grandchildren.

An infant son preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Evangelical Free Church. The Rev. Ellis Mooney, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at Ballhorn Funeral Chapels from 6 p.m. today until 11 a.m. Saturday and at the church from noon until the time of services.

A memorial fund has been established in Mr. Rowe’s name for Evangelical Free Church.


Henry David Roehrig - The Sheboygan Press - September 2, 2007
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Henry David Roehrig, 77, Town of Newton reseident, went home to his Lord on Wednesday, August 29, 2007. at Rivers Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc.

He was born January 9, 1930, in the town of Centerville, the son of the late David and Nora Siggelkow Roehrig.

On July 19, 1947, he was united in marriage to Alice Bernice Reglin. The couple resided in the town of Centerville and the marriage was blessed with four children; Judy, Karen, Diane and David.

Henry was employed as a smoker at Wagner Sausage Co., Sheboygan, Cher Make Sausage Co., Manitowoc, and retired in 1995 from Old Wisconsin Sausage Co., Sheboygan. Henry {Hank} was the leader of the Hank Roehrig Trio Band, which played for many weddings, anniversaries and Christmas parties in the area.

Henry is survived by his wife, Alice, three daughters; Judy {special friend Al} Klein of Mishicot; Karen and James Frisch of Manitowoc; and Diane {Gerald} Westphal of Newkirk, OK; one son, David {Pam} Roehrig of Manitowoc; nine grandchildren, Linda, Leanne, David, Troy, Tina, Shawn, Todd, Kristen, D. J.; two great-grandchildren: Nick and Kayla; and one sister. Irma Kramer of Manitowoc.

Preceding him in death are his parents, and two brothers-in-laws.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2007, at the Stoltenberg Funeral Chapel, 1056 Hemlock St., Cleveland, Wisconsin. Pastor David Endorf will officiate and burial will follow at St. Johannes Cemetery in Cleveland. Friends may call at the Stoltenberg Funeral Chapel, on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 from 11:00a. m. until the hour of the service.

A memorial fund has been established in Henry Roehrig's name.


William F. Roth - The Sheboygan Press - Wednesday - June 23, 1943 - p. 4
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William F. Roth Funeral Services Held on Tuesday

Funeral services were conducted for William F. Roth at 10 o’clock on Tuesday morning at the Roth home, 512 Ontario avenue, by the Rev. Wilford H. Evans, pastor of the First Congregational church. Mr. Roth passed away on Saturday afternoon at St. Nicholas hospital.

In his message of consolation, the Rev. Mr. Evans spoke of the aesthetic taste of Mr. Roth, of his love of beauty, nature and gardens, of the enjoyment he received from simple things in life, and of his capacity for deep friendships.

At the service Arthur Imig sang “When Day Is Done”. Flowers of which Mr. Roth had always been so fond were abundant and beautiful expressions from relatives and friends.

The pallbearers were four nephews and two cousins, Max and Henry Roth, Frederick Hainer, Edwin Daane, Otto Ewerhardt and Arthur Achultz. Mr. Hainer is from Milwaukee, and Mrs. Lorenz Hielsberg of Oshkosh also attended the funeral rites. Burial was made in the family lot in Wildwood cemetery.

In addition to the list of deceased brothers and sisters who preceded him in death, and which were published in the obituary account on Monday, there was another sister, Miss Karoline Roth, who died in 1926.


Irene Ring - The Sheboygan Press - Saturday - December 1, 1951 - p. 10
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Funeral services for Mrs. Erwin Ring, 58, of 562 Roosevelt Rd., Kohler, who died Friday, will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kohler.

The Rev. Edwin L. Burfeind, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be made on the family lot in Kohler cemetery.

Nee Irene Stenske, the deceased was born April 27, 1893, in Sheboygan, the daughter of Albert and Hermine Stenske. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School and Central High School.

Her marriage to Erwin Ring, Sheboygan, was performed May 3, 1917, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The couple made their home in Sheboygan until 1925 when they moved to Kohler.

Mrs. Ring was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church at Kohler and was affiliated with the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the church.

Survivors are: her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Earl (Margaret) Boneck of Route 2, Sheboygan, and Mrs. Joseph (Ethel) Goebel of Route 3, Sheboygan; three grandchildren; two brothers, Barney R. Stenske and Herbert E., Sheboygan; and a sister, Mrs. Paul Westerkamp, Detroit.

Another brother, Jess R. Stenske of El Monte, Calif., preceded her in death.

The body will lie in state at the Robert H. Kroos Funeral home from 7 o’clock this evening until 10 a.m., Monday, when the body will be removed to the church to lie in state from 11 a.m. until 1:45 p.m.


George Reifon - The Sheboygan Press - Tuesday - May 21, 1974 - p. 6
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George Reifon, 93, of 1720 S. 7th St., died at his home Monday following an apparent heart attack.

Born April 23, 1881, in Lithuania, a son of the late Frank and Mary Reifon, he came to this country in 1919.

On Nov. 27, 1926, he married Petronella Kitchas Witkaskas at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Mr. Reifon was employed at American Chair Co. for over 30 years, retiring in 1950.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Petronella) Gmach, of Sheboygan and 13 grandchildren.

Two sons preceded him in death.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Brief family rites will precede the Mass at 9:30 at the Gerend-Haberman Funeral Home. The Rev. Ignatius Staskunas, pastor, will be celebrant of Mass. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday. A parish vigil will be held there at 8 p.m.


William F. Radloff - The Sheboygan Press - Wednesday - February 28, 1962 - p. 10
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William F. Radloff, 79, of 314 E. Mill St., Plymouth, the brother of Dr. Alfred C. Radloff who died last Thursday, collapsed and died about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday after suffering an apparent heart attack.

Mr. Radloff attended his brother's funeral Tuesday afternoon, had stopped to visit friends later in the evening, and was stricken as he was getting into his car to return home.

A native of Germany, Mr. Radloff was born Aug. 26, 1882, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Radloff, and came to Plymouth with his parents in 1894. He attended Plymouth schools and married Mary Ann Gessert on April 9, 1912.

Until his retirement in 1952, Mr. Radloff operated the Radloff Tire Shop in Plymouth. His wife died in 1950.

A member of Cassia Lodge 167 F & AM in Plymouth, he also belonged to Loyalty Chapter 118 of the Order of Eastern Star, and the Home Folks Club of Sheboygan.

Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Edna Radloff of Plymouth, and a grandson. Two sons and another brother also preceded him in death.

Masonic services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wittkopp Funeral Home in Plymouth with rites being conducted by Cassia Lodge. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Thursday.


Walter Rosenthal - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - May 8, 1939 - p. 6
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Walter Rosenthal Passes Away Here After an Illness

Walter C. Rosenthal, aged 40 passed away at 7 a.m. Sunday at his home, 906 Geele avenue, after an illness of one week.

Deceased was born July 24, 1898, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Rosenthal, who reside at 210 S. Fourteenth street, this city. For 12 years he was employed by the Enzo Jel company, and for the last four years was employed by the Kohler company. He was an active member of Sheboygan Lodge No. 13, I.O.O.F., and also an active member of the Equitable Reserve association for 20 years. He was president of the Evergreen assembly of the latter organization for about 10 years. He organized the eastern Wisconsin district of the Equitable Reserve association and acted as its president for about three years.

Survivors are his widow; the former Miss Viola Nickish; his parents, a sister, Mrs. Charles Blankemeier, 1740 S. Thirteenth street, and a brother, A. O. Rosenthal, 210 S. Fourteenth street. A brother was killed September 22, 1918, in action during the World war in France.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ballhorn funeral temple, the Rev. George B. McCreary, pastor of the United Lutheran church, officiating.


Carl Roepke, Sr. - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - May 8, 1939 - p. 6
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Carl Roepke Sr. Dies on Sunday After an Illness

Sheboygan Falls, Wis. - Carl Roepke Sr., aged 83, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alma Schissler, 202 Church street, Kohler, with whom he had made his home for the last 15 years. He had been ill for about a year.

Mr. Roepke was born December 3, 1855, in Germany, the son of Carl and Sophia Roepke. In 1873, he came to this country and settled in Milwaukee, where in 1877, he was married to Miss Angeline Backart of Boston, Mass. The family moved to Sheboygan Falls in 1892, and for 27 years Mr. Roepke was employed at the Weisse Tannery. After that, he worked at the Badger State Tannery in Sheboygan for 11 years. His wife preceded him in death in 1918.

Survivors are four sons, Carl, Jr. of Sheboygan Falls, Robert of West Allis, Herbert of Kohler and Harold of Sheboygan; four daughters, Mrs. Alma Schissler and Miss Irene Roepke of Kohler, Mrs. Wesley (Angeline) Johnson of Racine and Mrs. Herbert (Norma) Koene of Sheboygan Falls; 15 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dean Funeral Home in this city, the Revs. George Wilderwuth and Albert Huber officiating. Interment will be in the Sheboygan Falls cemetery.

The body may be viewed at the funeral home from 7 p.m. today until the time of services.


William D. Rucker - The Sheboygan Press - Tuesday - March 17, 1953 - p. 12
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William D. Rucker, 59, veteran of World War I, of the town of Greenbush, passed away at the Plymouth Hospital late Monday afternoon. He had been ill for the past four months.

He was born June 18, 1893, in the state of Massachusetts. A barber by trade, he operated a shop at Ellison Bay, Wis., and spent his winters in the town of Greenbush.

Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Milton (Doris) Leiteritz of Cleveland, Wis.; one grandchild; and four brothers in Massachusetts.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Wittkopp Funeral home in Plymouth and burial will be made in the Greenbush cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon until the time of the services.


Clara Rehmer - The Sheboygan Press - Saturday - September 24, 1955 - p. 8
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Mrs. Clara Rehmer, 67, of 1321 N. 16th St., died Friday afternoon following a brief illness at St. Nicholas Hospital.

She was born Oct. 18, 1887, in Kiel, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Detlaff Stuck. She attended Trinity Lutheran School in Sheboygan and was confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church where on March 18, 1905, she married Carl Rehmer. Mr. Rehmer preceded her in death in October, 1948. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church.

Survivors are two daughters; Mrs. Robert (Louise) Voss and Mrs. Henry (Margaret) Reimer, both of Sheboygan; a brother, Adolph Stuck of Woods, Wis., and five grandchildren. Two brothers and a sister preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Ballhorn Funeral Chapels, the Rev. Louis Huber, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be on the family lot in Wildwood cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapels from noon Sunday until the time of services.


Vera Mae Reysen - The Sheboygan Press - Saturday - August 10, 1974 - p. 10
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Mrs. Vera Mae Reysen, 69, of Wickliffe, Ky., died Friday afternoon at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

She was born March 16, 1905 in Wickliffe, the daughter of the late William and Mary Burkhart.

On Feb. 9, 1935 she was married to Clarence Reysen in Chicago. He died on Nov. 8, 1963.

After marriage she made her home in Chicago until Mr. Reysen's death. She later moved to Kentucky.

Survivors are a brother and five sisters, along with other relatives in the Sheboygan area.

Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held in Wickliffe, Ky. On Sunday with graveside services at 11 a.m. Monday at the Sheboygan Falls Cemetery. The Rev. Howard Kayser, pastor of St. Peter Episcopal Church, Sheboygan Falls, will officiate.

The Huehns Funeral Home, Sheboygan Falls, is in charge of local arrangements.


Philip L. Roess - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - October 19, 1964 - p. 14
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Philip L. Roess, Operator of Accounting Firm, Dies

Philip Louis Roess, 63, of 1805 N. 5th St., operator of Capital Business Service, an accounting firm, died Sunday morning at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital shortly after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage at his home.

A resident of Sheboygan since 1931, Mr. Roess was born in Oil City, Pa., on April 9, 1901, a son of the late Gustav and Margaret Deets Roess.

He attended school in Oil City and Mercersberg Academy at Mercersberg, Pa. Prior to coming to Sheboygan, he was affiliated with the Oil City National Bank.

Mr. Roess was employed at the Hansen Leather Co. from 1931 to 1948 when he established Capital Business Service.

Active in church and civic affairs, he was a member of the First Methodist Church and was a member of its board of directors. He also belonged to Sheboygan Masonic Lodge 11, F&AM, Sheboygan Kiwanis Club and Sheboygan Yacht Club of which he was a former treasurer.

His marriage to Miss Loraine Hansen was solemnized Sept. 22, 1928, at First Methodist Church in Sheboygan.

Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Susan) Kroeschell of Northbrook, Ill.; three sons, Philip Jr. and Thomas of Sheboygan, Peter of Buffalo, N.Y.; six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Fischer of Philadelphia, Pa., and two brothers, G. Frederick Roess of Winter Park, Fla., and J. Randolph of Swarthmore, Pa.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Methodist Church. The Rev. T. Parry Jones, minister, will officiate and burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Ballhorn Funeral Chapels until 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the church from 11 until the services.

A memorial fund in Mr. Roess' name has been established for First Methodist Church.

Masonic memorial rites will be held at Ballhorn's 7:30 o'clock tonight by members of Lodge No. 11 F. & A.M.


Elizabeth Richberg - The Sheboygan Press - Friday - February 2, 1968 - P.8
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Mrs. Harry Richberg, 75, of 1117 N. 6th St., Manitowoc, died this morning at Manitowoc County Hospital. She had been a resident of Manitowoc for 51 years.

Daughter of the late Aaron and Debra Holman, the former Elizabeth Holman was born May 5, 1892, in Russia.

Her husband is an officer of the H. Richberg and Son Meat Packing Co. of Manitowoc.

She was a member of Anshe Poale Zedek Congregation, Manitowoc.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ballhorn Funeral Chapels, Rabbi Louis Kaufman, of Anshe Poale Zedek Congregation, will officiate. Burial will be in Sheboygan Hebrew Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral chapel at the time of services.


Bernard J. Renzelman - The Sheboygan Press - Thursday - May 23, 1968 - P.14
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Bernard J. Renzelman, 65, of 734 High Ave., died early this morning at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Born in Sheboygan March 31, 1903, he was the son of the late Engelbert and Ida Renzelman. He attended St. Peter Claver School, and on Jan. 13, 1923, married Miss Nellie Bayens.

Mr. Renzelman was employed at Phoenix Chair Co. for many years, and for the past seven years had been a finishing department employee of the American Chair Co.

Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Ray (Jeanne) Zeitler; two grandchildren; two brothers, Paul and Norbert, and two sisters, Mrs. John Kaiser and Mrs. Herman Zimmermann, all of Sheboygan.

One daughter, one brother and three sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ramm Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert R. Draeger, assistant pastor of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday.


Gottlieb Reinhardt - The Sheboygan Press - Saturday - February 13, 1965 - P.10
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Gottlieb Reinhardt, 88, of 1306 Eisner Ave., died at 4:45 a.m. today at St. Nicholas Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born Dec. 13, 1876, a son of the late Ludwig and Mary Katherine Reinhardt, and was married to Miss Mary Dietz on Jan. 6, 1898. The couple made their home here since coming to the United States in 1902.

Mr. Reinhardt was employed at Kohler Co. for 36 years until his retirement in 1944. He was a member of the firm's Quarter Century Club and Trinity Lutheran Church.

His wife died last July 14.

Survivors are two sons, John Reinhardt of Kohler, and Ernst Reinhardt Sr. of Sheboygan; three daughters, Miss Marie Reinhardt of Denver, Colo., Miss Louise Reinhardt of Sheboygan, and Mrs. William (Ruth) Spoden of Denver; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ballhorn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Hans Tornow and the Rev. Karl Schulz, pastors of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral chapels after 2 p.m. Monday.


Lucy Rehm - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - August 22, 1938 - P.2
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Funeral Services to be Held on Wednesday for Mrs. Rehm

Mrs. Reuben H. Rehm, 35, who resided at 1420 N. Twelfth street, passed away at St. Nicholas hospital at 11:10 p.m. Saturday. Her passing came as a great shock to relatives and her wide circle of friends.

Mrs. Rehm, nee Lucy Fricke, was born in the town of Rhine, March 4, 1903, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Fricke, and since her marriage to Reuben Rehm on April 28, 1923, made her home in Sheboygan the greater part of the time.

Survivors are her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Fricke of Elkhart Lake; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Brown, New Holstein, and Miss Meta Fricke, this city; two brothers, Albert and William Fricke, Elkhart Lake, and a nephew, Eugene Brown, of New Holstein. An infant daughter preceded her in death on Aug. 15.

Mrs. Rehm was an active member of Zion Reformed church and of its Woman's Missionary society.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nickel's Funeral Home and at 2 p.m. at Zion Reformed church. The Rev. E. H. Wessler will officiate and burial will be made in Wildwood cemetery. The body can be viewed at the funeral home from 7 o'clock this evening to the time of services.


Arthur J. Riess - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - February 23, 1959 - P.12
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Arthur J. Riess, 72, of Elkhart Lake, died at 2 p.m. Sunday at Plymouth Hospital where he had been confined since Thursday. He suffered a stroke at his home a week ago.

Born Aug. 6, 1886, in the Town of Rhine, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Riess, and married Miss Elizabeth Kramer of Elkhart Lake on Nov. 27, 1919.

The couple lived on the Riess homestead farm until 1949 when they retired and moved to the village.

Survivors are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert (Doris) Glenzer Jr., of Johnsonville, and five grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Ruby) Raeder, one brother and a sister also preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Community Evangelical and Reformed Church in Elkhart Lake where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Paul A. Olm, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in Elkhart Lake Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Raeder Funeral Home in Elkhart Lake from Tuesday noon until 11 a.m. Wednesday and then at the church.


Emma Rinka - The Sheboygan Press - Monday - August 3, 1970 - P.8
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Mrs. Emma Rinka, 82, of 1016-A Alabama Ave., died Saturday evening at St. Nicholas Hospital following a short illness.

The former Emma Devner, she was born Aug. 24, 1887, in Ludington, Wis., a daughter of the late Carl and Amelia Devner. She attended school in the Ludington area.

On Oct. 16, 1910 she and Charles Rinka were married at Eau Claire.

They lived in Oconto until 1928 when they moved to Sheboygan. He died in 1958.

Mrs. Rinka was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two sons, Marvin of Sheboygan and Russell of LaPuente, Calif.; one grandchild, two great-grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Anderson and Mrs. Margaret Swihart, both of Eau Claire. She was preceded in death by one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Tuesday at the Ramm-Ziegler Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl Finnigsmier, associate pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 o'clock today.


Bertha Reinke - Manitowoc Herald Times {Manitowoc, Wis.}- February 6, 1964 - P. 23
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Mrs. Bertha Reinke, 92, of Sheboygan, a former resident of the Town of Newton, died Tuesday at a Sheboygan hospital.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ebenezer Reformed Church, Sheboygan, the Rev. Rueben Grosshuesch officiating.

The former Bertha Grosshuesch was born June 15, 1871, in the Town of Newton, daughter of the late William and Margaret Neuhaus Grosshuesch. She was baptized and confirmed at Salem Reformed church, Newton by the Rev. Tilman Grosshuesch.

She was married to Edwin Franz April 9, 1897, at the same church by Dr. D.W. Vriesen. Mr. Franz died Aug. 21, 1904. She was married to William Reinke Nov. 18, 1905, also in the Town of Newton. They resided there for a few years, then moving to Sheboygan where Mr. Reinke died in 1929. Mrs. Reinke was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church and its Ladies Guild.

Surviving are two sons, Oscar Franz of Sheboygan and the Rev. Calvin Franz of Geneseo, Ill.; four sisters, Mrs. William Gaterman Sr., and Mrs. Robert Scheffler Sr., of Manitowoc and Mrs. Ed Werner and Mrs. John Krueger of Milwaukee; a brother, Otto Grossheusch of Manitowoc; nine grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Three sons, three sisters and four brothers preceded her in death.

Friends may all until 11 a.m. Friday at Ballhorn Funeral Chapel, Sheboygan, and from 11:30 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.


William J. Rietow - Manitowoc Herald Times {Manitowoc, Wis.}- May 14, 1941 - P. 2
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William J. Rietow, 85, prominent Sheboygan banker and businessman, and well known here, died at his home in that city. Private funeral services will be held Thursday at the home.

He was an officer of the Crocker Chair company 32 years and president of the Security National bank 22 years. He served four terms in the City Council, and was a director of Associated Charities.

Survivors are the widow, three daughters and a son.


Garry John Ruh - Manitowoc Herald Times {Manitowoc, Wis.}- December 3, 1953 - P. 29
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Garry Jon, 15 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruh, of Rhine, Sheboygan County, died Wednesday afternoon at the home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rhine. The Rev. Edward Oppermann will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Survivors are the parents; three brothers (Survivors omitted for privacy.) at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ruh of Schleswig and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Sinner of Rhine.

Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 2 p.m. Friday. The casket will be moved to the church at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.


Kurt Roenitz - Manitowoc Herald Times {Manitowoc, Wis.}- Monday - June 11, 1945 - P. 2
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Kurt Roenitz, 48, of Sheboygan, brother of Carl Roenitz of 1219 South Eighth street, this city, died yesterday at Sheboygan. He had been with the Wisconsin Telephone company for 24 years. His wife, two sons, two brothers and three sisters survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Ballhorn funeral chapel, Sheboygan.


Harry Roethel - Manitowoc Herald Times {Manitowoc, Wis.}- May 28, 1970
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Harry Roethel, 67, of Rt. 1, Cleveland, retired Town of Meeme farmer, died Wednesday afternoon at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. Friday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel.

The Rev. William N. Bender will officiate and commital service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John Cemetery, at Schwartzwald, in the Town of Herman, Sheboygan County.

Mr. Roethel was born Oct. 12, 1902, in Town of Meeme, son of the late Frederick and Anna Schreiber Roethel. He had been employed at August Ehnert and Sons, Kiel. After the death of his father in may, 1943, he operated the home farm, retiring 10 years ago. He was a member of the St. John United Church of Christ.

Survivors include two brothers, Arthur of rural Elkhart Lake and Herbert of Kiel; and four sisters, Mrs. Anna Pfefferkorn of rural Manitowoc, Miss Emma of rural Cleveland, Mrs. Gilbert Henschel of Kiel and Mrs. Harold Reineck of Sheboygan. A sister and a brother preceded him in death.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday until the time of services.


Caroline M. Rowland - Sheboygan Press - Monday - November 29, 1909 - P. 1
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Miss Caroline M. Rowland, stopping at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thackery in Greenbush, died Sunday. The decedent formerly resided in New York. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Horton officiating.


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