Gahan, Elizabeth Ann. Elizabeth Ann Gahan, age 72, died on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003 peacefully at home. She was born in Boscobel on Feb. 5, 1931, a daughter of the late Clement and Lucy (Vining) Kane. She attended the Baraboo schools and furthered her education at the UW-Madison, majoring in nursing and criminal justice. Elizabeth was a nurse at Mendota and Dane County Mental Health. She was united in marriage to Edward J. Gahan on Sept. 10, 1955 at St. Mary of the Lake in Westport. Elizabeth had a love of libraries, books, animals and her Irish heritage. She is survived by: a daughter, Bridget Kim Gorman (Jim Fredenberg) of Monona; a son, Jack Ivan Gahan of McFarland; two grandchildren, Shannon Gorman of Wisconsin Dells/DeForest and Erin Gorman of DeForest; sisters, Margaret (Harry) Jantz of Baraboo and Mary (Norman) Zamel of Malibu, Calif. She is further survived by several nieces, nephews and special friends from the Baraboo, Madison and McFarland areas. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Edward, in 1991; her mom, dad and step-mom Marabeth. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Olson-Holzhuter-Cress, McFarland. Friends may greet the family from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Wednesday. A celebration of Elizabeth's life will follow the service at the Maple Tree Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for a memorial fund to be established at a later date. A special thank you to Dr. Michael Frontiera and HospiceCare.
Gall, Lila A. Lila A. Gall, Orlando, Florida, a former Rock Springs resident, died Thurday, March 24, 1988 at her home in Orlando. She was born on September 22, 1903 in Freedom Township of Sauk County to Jack W. and Martha (Hinz) Meyers. She married Emil R. Gall on June 14, 1922 in St. John's Lutheran church of Rock Springs. Survivors include her husband, Emil, Orlando; one son, Donald, Tampa; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one brother, LaMorne Meyers, Lake City, Florida. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 1, in the Gant Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Rev. David Hein officiating. Burial will be made in St. John's cemetery of Rock Springs. Friends may call after 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Gant Funeral Home.
Gall, Raymond. Raymond Gall, aged 10 months, 6 days, died on Thanksgiving Day, 1909 of convulsions, at the home of his father, Wm. Gall in Ableman. The short, sad life of the child has touched many hearts. At the time of his birth his mother was ill with pneumonia and died soon after. The little fellow was tenderly cared for, many hands being ready to minister to him both for his own sake and the sake of his mother. The little life was spared to be a comfort to the father and a blessing to many until last Thursday. While Mr. Gall was at church, Raymond was taken worse and the father was summoned at 11 A.M., and at 1 o'clock the infant died. The funeral was held Sunday, Rev. Popp officiating. A large crowd of sympathetic friends attended the funeral. The burial was at the Excelsior cemetery.
Gall, Julius. Julius Gall passed away at his home at Ableman on Thursday Aug. 24, 1922 following an illness of eight months duration. Mr. Gall has lived most of his life in Ableman, where he had many friends. Surviving to mourn a devoted husband and father are his wife and two daughters who have the sympathy of the neighborhood. The funeral was held at the Lutheran church Sunday afternoon. Rev. Popp officiating. Those from away were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Schultz, Chicago; Mrs. Charles Glassel and son Charles, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Will Giusser, Miss Alvina Oesterle and Mrs. Ed. Modler also of Chicago; Mrs. Guss ________ and two daughters, Madeline and Alvina Wonewoc, Mrs. Nachlack and daughter Dorothy of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. O. Gall Milwauee and many relatives and friends from Baraboo and Reedsburg. "A precious one from us is gone A Voice we loved is stifled, A place is vacant in our home, That never can be filled."
Gall, Daniel. Mr. Daniel Gall, one of Ableman's well-known and highly respected citizens died last Sunday morning at 5 o'clock after an illness of nine days, aged 72 years. The cause of his death was pneumonia. The funeral was held Tuesday forenoon at 11 o'clock at the Lutheran church, of which the deceased was a faithful member, the presiding pastor, Rev. Poff, officiating, and was attended by a large concourse of friends. Mr. Gall was born in Germany and lived there until seventeen years ago, when, with his family he came to America, settling on a farm near Ableman where he remained ever since. Mrs. Gall-a worthy and loving helpmate-died on the 14th of July, nine years ago. Her death proved a severe blow to the family and the deceased frequently referred to her depature and of his hopes of again joining her. Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Gall-six daughters and four sons-and they are all living. They are: William Gall, Mrs. Jacob Geiser, Daniel Gall, Mrs. Wm. Stackman, Mrs. E. Weismann, Paulina, Julius, August, Martha and Minnie Gall. All live in or near Ableman excepting Miss Paulina Gall, who resides in Chicago. Mr. Gall was a devout Christian, a sturdy and honest man, interested in the welfare of his home and family, a good neighbor and friend, and one who will be sadly missed by the sons and daughters and whose departure is sincerely regretted by his neighbors.
Garske, Selma S. (Buelow). Selma S. Garske. age 78, of Sauk City died Monday, September 4, 1989 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. She was born in Honey Creek Township on November 6, 1910, the daughter of the late Otto and Albertine (Venske) Buelow. She was married to Edwin Garske on December 15, 1926. Mrs. Garske was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Leland, the ALCW and the Honey Creek Rod & Gun Club. She is survived by two daughters, Delores (Norbert) Baier and Arletta (Roman) Wachter, both of Sauk City; a sister, Viola Lichte of Portage; eight grandsons and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, on March 29, 1986, an infant daughter, a sister and three brothers. Funeral services will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church in Leland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, 1989, with Pastor Dan Odden officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 at the Gnewikow Funeral Home, Sauk City. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.
Garske, Frederick. Reedsburg Times Press Thursday, Dec 12, 1946 Frederick Garske, 64, died suddenly at his home on Clark Street on Saturday evening, and his body was found by his sister, Mrs. Anna Schulz of this city on Sunday morning. Death was due to natural causes, according to the report of the county coroner, Dr. O. V. Pawlisch, who said no inquest would be held. Mr. Garske made his home with his sister, but returned to his old home on Clark Street during the day to tend his chickens. Mrs. Schulz became alarmed when she discovered on Sunday morning that her brother had not been home that night, and went in search of him. The funeral was held on Tuesday at 2 pm at the Gant funeral home, conducted by the Reverend F. H. Leschensky, pastor of St John’s Lutheran Church. Burial was in St Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Gehrke, Albert Mrs. Mrs. Albert Gehrke, aged 54 years, who resided near Ableman, died at her home at 11:30 o'clock Thursday forenoon, Dec. 5, 1929, after four weeks of illness of heart trouble. Everything was done to relieve her suffering. Bertha Klitzke was born to Mr. and Mrs. August Klitzke, Dec. 27, 1874, in Panzels, Germany. In 1876 she came with her parents to America. She was confirmed in Reedsburg and joined the St. Peter's Lutheran church. On Sept. 5, 1893, she was united in marriage with Albert Gehrke after which they were members of St. John's Lutheran church at Ableman. Their union was blessed with nine children, William, of Ableman; Mrs. Alma Fuhlbohm, Mrs. Alta Schwenkhoff of Reedsburg; Mrs. Letna Loftsgordon of Madison; Agnes, Meta, George, Reinhold and Harold at home. Mrs. Gehrke was a sincere christian in her church and its services were very dear to her. She was an ideal mother, her first thought always being for her home and children, and they will indeed miss her in numberless ways. Besides her husband and nine children, she also leaves to mourn her loss two grandchildren, Ewalt Fuhlbohm and Delores Gehrke, two sisters, Mrs. Henry Klipp and Mrs. Will Zautke, and five brothers, Albert and Reinhold of Baraboo; George of London, Minnesota and August of Madison. The funeral was held Sunday at St. Johns in Ableman.
Getschmann, Irma E. Irma E. Getschmann, age 96 of North Freedom, died on Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at Our House Assisted Living, Baraboo. Irma was born at home on the family farm in the Town of Baraboo on December 16, 1906. Irma, the eleventh of twelve children born to Karl and Mathilda (Lange) Getschmann, spent her entire life living in North Freedom until she made her home in Baraboo at "Our House" in 2000. Irma attended Far View School and graduated from North Freedom High School in 1925. In 1926 Irma attended Sauk County Normal School, earning her Teacher's Certificate. In the fall of 1926, Irma began her teaching career at a country school teaching all eight grades. In 1929 Irma started teaching primary grades at Lyons School in West Baraboo then at Rock Springs, and lastly at Prairie du Sac. Irma attended many summer schools, night classes, and took correspondence courses working towards her Bachelor of Science degree, which she received in 1952 from UW Platteville. Irma taught the children of Sauk County for 46 years. On April 16, 1922, Irma was baptized at the North Freedom Baptist Church, where she remained a member her entire life. This year, Irma received a certificate of recognition for 81 years of membership. During her membership, Irma served as Superintendent of the North Freedom Baptist Sunday School for over 20 years, had been a Deaconess, a member of the Woman's Mission Society, participated in bible studies, and sang in the church choir. Irma was blessed with many wonderful neighbors that tended to her needs as they arose, namely, Fayette and Bud Knoop, who provided Irma with 29 years of true neighborly friendship. Irma is survived by her nieces and nephews, Alice Mae Ableman of Portage, Adeline Binter of Milwaukee, Jean and Tony Reis of Wauwatosa, Harry and Alyce Johnson of Berlin, Sally and Gari Berliot of Madison, Lloyd and Jane Mechler of Omaha, Neb., and Betty Getschmann of Vermont. In Irma's final years, she was lovingly cared for by her great-nephew, Brian and his wife, Jane Getschmann of Baraboo. She is further survived by many great- and great-great nieces and nephews. Irma was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Adelhide A., Benjamin T. (Alice), Ella M. (Alvin) Johnson, William A. (Hazel), Elmer L. (Anna), infant sister, Elfrieda, Harry C., Iva F., Ada M. (Raymond) Mechler, Hazel M. (Theodore) Stoeckmann, and Carl E. (Lois); and two nephews, Carl Johnson and Gerald Getschmann. Funeral services for Irma Getschmann will be held on Friday, November 14, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the North Freedom Baptist Church with Pastor Okey Cogar officiating. Interment will be held in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Friday, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Freedom Elementary School. The Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo is assisting with arrangements. The family wishes to thank the tireless, compassionate staff of Our House Assisted Living for their incredible show of support and love to our Aunt Irma.
Gibbons, Earl B. Funeral services for Pvt. Earl B. Gibbons, 22, who died in Italy, June 1, 1944, were held Saturday afternoon in the Friends’ church at Valton, with the Rev. Nora Craven officiating, and burial was in the Valton cemetery. Pvt. Gibbons was inducted into the army on May 10, 1943. He received his training at Camp Claiborne, La., and went overseas, to the North African area, in August. Later he went on to Italy. During the Cassino operations, a motor vehicle in which he was riding collided with an English convoy on a hill, on May 25. He was given prompt medical attention and comrades expected his recovery, but he passed away a week later. Memorial services were held on July 16 at Valton Friends’ church, where he had been a faithful and active member. Delegations from the LaValle and Wonewoc Posts of the American Legion, and the LaValle American Legion Auxiliary were present and assisted in the services. Former schoolmates, all ex-service men, were pallbearers. They were Dale Mortimer, Harold Sosinsky, and Donovan Shore of Valton; Norbert Schroeder, Wonewoc; Loren Pearson, LaValle; and Jesse Lewis, Milwaukee. Pvt. Gibbons was a graduate of the Wonewoc High school, class of 1939 and served with the 705 Engineers’ Corps. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gibbons, LaValle, three brothers, Robert of Chicago, Harley of Hillsboro, and Karel of LaValle; one niece and two nephews.
Gibeaut, Agnes (McGraw). Agnes Gibeaut, age 84 of Mauston, Wisconsin died peacefully Sunday, March 23, 2003 at her residence. Memorial graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 1:00 P.M. at the Valton Cemetery in Valton, Wisconsin with Reverend Richard Bonney officiating. Agnes was born October 5, 1918 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of Thomas and Myrtle (Herdendorf) McGraw. She was married to Rollus Gibeaut and he preceded her in death in 1979. Agnes is survived by her sons, Roland and Renold, both of Mauston and Maurie (Elaine) of Pueblo, Colorado; a daughter, Donna Reget of Mauston; grandchildren, Michael (Tammy) Reget, Bryan and Brandon Gibeaut, Terri (Brent) Paulson, and Lance Telfair; and great grandchildren, Dylan Reget and Logan Paulson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Dick and Earl and a sister, Lucille. In lieu of flowers memorials of remembrance in Agnes’ name may be given to the Children’s section of the Hatch Public Library in Mauston.
Gibeaut, Will. Will Gibeaut, son of Charles and Sophia Gibeaut, was born in Woodland Township on October 2, 1883, and passed away late Sunday afternoon, January 27, 1963, at the age of 79 years, three months and 25 days, at the home of his daughter, Norma, where he had resided for the past three years. On February 23, 1910 he was united in marriage to Anna Mosing of the Bethel vicinity, who preceded him in death on June 4, 1940. With the exception of two years spent in LaValle and four years in Wonewoc, his entire life was spent in the Town of Woodland. He was a regular church attendant and had a record of 24 years perfect Sunday School Attendance with the exception of two Sundays when he had strep throat and one Sunday of deep snow. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 30, 1963 at 1:30 in the Valton Wesleyan Methodist Church with Rev. Ard Blomberg officiating. Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Titus of Gillingham, Wis., sang, “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” and “His Eye is On The Sparrow.” Pallbearers were: Harry Jordon, Archie Shore, Kenneth Gibeaut, Donald Woolever, dale Mortimer and Charles Kredl. Mr. Gibeaut is survived by his daughter, Norma; son-in-law, John Mortimer; one sister, Mrs. Ervin Grover of Reedsburg’ one brother, Jesse, of Ironton; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends, including two little girls, Debbie and Sandy Woolever, whom he dearly loved. Those who attended the funeral from away were: Vivian Gibeaut and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Holt of Belvidere, Ill.; Mrs. Walter Haroldson of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Gibeaut, Garrith Gibeaut and Maurice Gibeaut of Milwaukee; Mrs. Everall Rockhill of Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Woolever of Waterloo; Mrs. Joe Yunger and children of Madison; Mrs. Mary Gibeaut and son, Obed, of Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Mortimer of Dodgeville; Rufus Owens of Baraboo; other relatives and friends from Reedsburg, Cazenovia, Hillsboro, Wonewoc and the surrounding area. (Submitted by Mrs. John Mortimer)
Gibeaut, Jesse. Jesse Gibeaut, 81, Ironton, a retired farmer, died Tuesday (July 17, 1973) in a Reedsburg hospital after a long illness. Surviving are his wife, Emma; two sons, Kenneth and Keith, both of Reedsburg; a sister, Mrs. Ervin Grover, Reedsburg; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Giese, William P. William P. Giese, Baraboo, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2002 at his home at the age of 64. Bill was born on June 15, 1938 in Richland Center, the son of Arthur and Evelyn (nee Hineman) Giese. He married Avonda Meyer on Oct. 3, 1959 at St. Peter's Church in Reedsburg. Bill had worked for Berning Implement in Reedsburg for 10 years. Following that, he was employed by the Town of Baraboo for 33 years. Although he retired in 1999, he continued to work for the Town part-time. Bill enjoyed woodworking and collecting old telephones and insulators. He is survived by his wife, Avonda Giese, Baraboo; his basset hound, Dylan; three brothers, Robert and David Giese, both of Loganville, and Dennis Giese, Prairie du Sac; a niece, Terri Molitor; a great-nephew, Dylan Molitor; aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 7, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastors Deb and Steve Ohrtman officiating. Friends may call today, Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Burial will be in the Rock Hill Cemetery. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Giese, Audrey J. Audrey J. Giese, 77, Rock Springs, lost her courageous battle with cancer but gained eternal life with her Savior on Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born in Excelsior Township on Nov. 17, 1925, to William and Elise (nee Mueller) Dwars. She attended Ableman School and then graduated from Baraboo High School in 1943. On Oct. 12, 1945, she married Roland W. Giese. They farmed at the Giese Century Farm near Loganville until 1951 and then purchased her parents' Century Farm in Rock Springs. Audrey played an active role in the operation of Granitop Farm, Inc. Audrey worked at the ASCS office for 31 years before retiring. She was active in the community, serving on the Sauk County Board of Adjustment, the Rock Springs History Committee, St. John's Cemetery Board and was also a loyal member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She loved life and all of its challenges. She enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, painting and photography. Her photo of the Van Hise Rock was used on postcards when it received National Landmark Status, which was greatly due to her efforts. She had a great interest in the Westward Expansion and the Custer era of history. She was a member of several national history groups and traveled to conferences annually throughout the country. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Marjorie; and her husband, Roland. She is survived by her son, John (Diane) Giese, Rock Springs; daughter, Kathleen Giese, Cottage Grove; grandchildren, Elizabeth Witt, Denver, Colo., Katherine Witt, Eau Claire, Pamela (Tyrone) Puttkamer, Baraboo, Jessica and Mark Giese, Rock Springs; great-grandson, Codey Puttkamer, Baraboo; sisters, Laureen (Floyd) Bender, Rock Springs, Joy (Henry) Melton, McFarland; brother-in-law, Alfred Gudenschwager, Hillpoint; nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Audrey Giese will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, April 25 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Pastor Paul Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Rock Springs. Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg and on Friday from 10 a.m., until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Rock Springs. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Giese, Yolanda E. Yolanda E. Giese, 85, Loganville, died on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at the Sauk County Health Care Center, Reedsburg. She was born on June 26, 1917, in Winfield Township, Sauk County, the daughter of Adolph and Hilda (nee Meyer) Lyckberg. On June 22, 1941, Yolanda married Edmond Giese at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. This marriage was blessed with two children. Edmond preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1987. Yolanda was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville and a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years. Her husband and her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Peter Giese, Loganville; her daughter, Rachel (John) Niemann, Loganville; grandchildren, Missy Giese, and Nathan and Nicholas Niemann; brother, Clem (Darleen) Lyckberg, St. Petersburg, Fla.; brother-in-law, Alfred Gudenschwager, Hillpoint; sister-in-law, Audrey Giese, Rock Springs; nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Yolanda Giese will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Ron Rasmussen officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Loganville. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials of remembrance may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Sunday School, Loganville. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Gisch, Gertrude T. Gertrude "Gert" T. (Moseler) Gisch, age 92, of Baraboo, Wis., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 14, 2003, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. Gertrude was born on January 2, 1911 in the town of Peeksville, Ashland County, Wis., to Leopold and Theresa (Schuster) Bucheger, pioneer settlers of the area. She graduated with honors as Salutatorian from the Glidden High School in 1929 and became Valedictorian at Ashland County Normal in 1931. On June 19, 1935 she married George "Red" Moseler at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in Glidden, Wis. Gertrude was a teacher for many years before and after her marriage. The family lived in the Glidden and Mellen, Wis. area and also in Ontonagon, Mich. before relocating to Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. in 1947. George "Red" Moseler died on July 24, 1958. On June 8, 1974 she married Mearl Gisch and they resided in West Allis. He preceded her in death on August 23, 1994. She then made her home in Park Falls and Baraboo, Wis. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Henry, Edward and Leopold Bucheger, Jr.; and three sisters, Margaret DeCaire, Josephine Hilgers, and Marie Engelbreth; three sons-in-law, Hank Bellows, Chuck Shanks and Lon Wiggins. She is survived by four daughters and two sons, Joanne Bellows of Wisconsin Dells, Patricia Shanks of Antioch, Ill., Gerald (Sharon) Moseler of Menomonie, John (Marge) Moseler of Big Bend, Ellen (David ) Hertel of Centennial, Colo. and Teresa Wiggins of West Hills, Calif.; two step-children, Robert (Ann) Gisch of Annandale, Va., and Linda (Keith) Wussow of Mukwanago. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Catherine (Julian) Warren of Burlington and Teresa Mader of Park Falls; three brothers, Paul (Florence) Bucheger of Butternut, and Bernard (Stella) Bucheger of Dousman, and Robert (Luana) Bucheger of Butternut; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Gertrude was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend. In her later years, after retiring, she wrote beautiful poetry. She will be remembered for her deep faith, quick wit, and love of children. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Joseph Catholic Church on Saturday, October 18, 2003, at 12 noon with Father Delbert Klink officiating. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids. There will be a visitation at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church Expansion Fund, St. Clare Meadows Care Center or St. Clare Hospital Healing Garden. The Rago Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gluth, Helen (Ryback). Helen J. Gluth age 95 of Reedsburg died on Saturday, November 7, 1998 in the Riverdale Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Muscoda. She was born on September 3, 1903 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the daughter of Peter and Anna (Hansen) Ryback. She was married to Ace Gluth on February 18, 1922. This marriage was blessed with three children. Her husband, Ace preceded her in in death on January 17, 1983. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Werner Ryback. Helen is survived by her children: Carol Blackmon of Richland Center and Mission, Texas; Robert Gluth of Chicago, Illinois; Allan (Jean) Gluth of Wisconsin Dells; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister: Margaret Vollmer of LaJolla, California; several nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Helen Gluth were conducted on Tuesday, November 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg with Rev. C. D. Fretz officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends called on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Farber Funeral Home. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Taken from the Reedsburg Independent.
Gluth, Albert. Albert Gluth, 92, Loganville died April 12, 1977 at the Reedsburg Memorial Hospital. He was born June 18, 1884 in Sauk County to Julius and Caroline (nee Abraham) Gluth. He married Lillian Hennings on May 24, 1911 and was a farmer in the Loganville area most of his life. He retired and moved to the village in 1946. Services were held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville on Saturday, April 16 with Rev. C. Dale Harrison officiating. Burial was at St. Peter's Cemetery in Loganville with arrangements by Gant Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Lillian of Loganville. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.
Gollmar, Albert C. Baraboo News Aug. 13, 1942 Albert C. Gollmar was born on September 21, 1886. If he had lived until September 21, 1942, he would have been 56 years old. He had always made Baraboo his home. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Gollmar with whom he had always made his home until the death of his father in 1921, also his mother who passed away in 19??. After that he lived with his brother until he entered the Woods Veteran hospital on March 16th of this year. From there he was transferred to Hines Veteran hospital at Hinsdale, Illinois, where he passed away at 11:05 p.m., on Saturday, June 27. Besides being a member of the local American Legion, he was also a member of the local A F of L textile union, having worked in the Island Woolen mill of Baraboo since 1922. He leaves to mourn his loss one brother, Edward Gollmar of Baraboo; two nephews, Kenneth Gollmar of Mankato, Minn., and Wayne Gollmar who is in the service, being located at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Three nieces, Mrs. Marguerite Chaplin of Los Angeles, Mrs. Valera Widener of Baraboo, and Mrs. Katherine Mutch of Mankato. Cards Of Thanks We wish to thank the American Legion, employees of the Island Woolen mill and Rev. Price, and everyone who was so kind during the illness and death of our brother and uncle, Albert Gollmar. Ed Gollmar, Nieces and nephews.
Good, Muriel L. Good, Muriel L. VALTON Muriel L. Good, age 83, of Valton, rural Wonewoc, died on Monday, May 26, 2003, at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Hillsboro. She was born on Nov. 10, 1919, in the township of Woodland, Sauk County, Wis., to Thomas and Mabel (Huntley) Good. Muriel graduated from Wonewoc High School and attended Sauk County Normal College and completed her teaching degree at LaCrosse State University. She taught elementary education in the Litz Country School, New Lisbon, Richland Center, and Port Washington School Systems for 45 years. Muriel retired from teaching in 1985. The important interests in her life were her nieces and nephews. She also enjoyed gardening. She was a lifelong member of the Valton Friends Church. She is survived by a brother, Thomas (Doris) Good of Grinnell, Iowa; brother-in-law, Paul Bauer of LaValle; and several nieces, nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mabel Good; an infant brother, Lewis; and two sisters, Charlotte Farra and Rachel Bauer. Funeral services for Muriel L. Good will be conducted on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at 11 a.m. in VALTON FRIENDS CHURCH, Valton with Pastor Paul Willis officiating. Burial will follow in Oaks Cemetery, rural LaValle. Friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at VALTON FRIENDS CHURCH. The Thompson Funeral Home in Wonewoc is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Goodell, Ada (Mead). Mrs. Ada Goodell, 75, Baraboo, died unexpectedly Sunday night at her home on Seventh Avenue. Mrs. Goodell was the widow of the late Homer Goodell and had been a resident of Baraboo for the past 25 years. She was a member of the Bethel Memorial Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Smith and Mrs. Stephen Sukala (Ima), both of Baraboo; Mrs. Clarence Webster (Evelyn), Gilman; four sons, Maynard and Robert, both of Durate, California, Glen, Fulton, Ill., and H. Dale, Baraboo; four half-brothers, Howard and Roland Mead, both of Reedsburg; Floyd and Myron Mead, both of Hillpoint; 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer, in 1956 and one son, James, in 1967. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 in the Scheible Funeral Home with Pastor Clinton Housley officiating. Friends may call at the Scheible Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 7 to 9. Burial will be made in Walnut Hill cemetery. Taken from the Baraboo News Republic of October 8, 1968.
Grantin, Harry. Harry Grantin, thirteen year old son of George Grantin who resides west of the city, died Monday evening after an illness of about two weeks. Mrs. Grantin died about five weeks ago. The sympathy of the community goes out to this home which has been doubly bereft in so short a time. The funeral will be held this afternoon from the St. Peters Church. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of November 5, 1925.
Greeney, Sadie. Ableman-Funeral services for Miss Sadie Greeney, who passed away at the St. Mary's-Ringling hospital Saturday morning, February 10, 1928 following an operation, were held Wednesday afternoon, from her home here, the Rev. Otto Rieger conducting the services. Songs were sung by Herman Yanke, Reuben and Evan Black and Ted Stoeckman. Pallbearers were G. E. Bender, Emil Lange, Wm. Hammermeister, Grant Weidman of Westfield, Wm. Townsend and Tom Morley of Reedsburg. Miss Greeney was born June 16, 1862 to Israel and Mary Jane (Starks) Greeney and was a grand-daughter of General A. W. Starks, Civil war veteran and a piooneer of Sauk county, settling here in 1852. The beautiful colonial home of General Stark one mile west of the village was one of the first houses built in this vicinity and was reached by a beautiful drive through an avenue shaded by large maple trees on both sides of the road, set out by General Starks, but which have recently been cut down. It was on this homestead that Miss Greenery spent over fifty years of her life, until the death of her parents, when the old home was sold and she bought a home in the village 10 years ago. She was an ardent lover of nature and her beautiful garden was a mass of colors from early spring until late fall, a delight to her neighbors and friends. Many many bouquets were gathered to make happier some festive occasion, or to cheer the sick and sorrowing. Miss Greeney is survived by one brother John Greeney of Portland, Oregon, who with Mrs. Greeney, was present at the funeral, also a number of nieces and nephews survive. Friends from all over the county attended the funeral. She was buried in the Narrows Prairie ceametery beside her parents.
Grenon, Martin Francis. Martin Francis Grenon, age 44, of North Freedom, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at University Hospital, Madison. He was born May 16, 1958, in Fort Worth, Texas. Before his accident, Marty had been in construction as well as computers. Appropriately named for St. Francis of Assisi, Marty was well known for his love of people and animals. Music was a vital part of his life as well. The family is deeply grateful to Pat Reichert, the caregiver for Marty, who helped him through extremely difficult times after he became a paraplegic. She was his confidant and devoted friend. Marty is survived by his mother, Joyce (Leonard) Michaels of St. Charles, Ill.; his father, James Grenon of Ozark, Ala.; a brother, Michael (Donna) Grenon of Ozark, Ala.; three sisters, Donna (Michael) Orr of Morris, Ill., Denise Wojcek of Ozark, and Amy (Chris) Berry of Gurnee, Ill.; two nieces and five nephews; and was a friend of Bill W. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vicki; and a brother, Jimmy Grenon. A funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at ST. JOHN NEUMANN CHURCH, 2900 E. Main St., St. Charles, Ill., with Monsignor Robert B. Hoffman as celebrant. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, Ill. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at NORRIS FUNERAL HOME, 100 S. Third St., St. Charles, where a liturgical wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Contributions in Marty's memory may be made to the family to help with his high medical bills. (630) 584-2000
Griffa, Loretta Anna. Loretta Anna Griffa, age 90, of Baraboo, Wisconsin, died on Saturday, September 8, 2001, at Wisconsin Dells and Rehabilitation Center in Wisconsin Dells. She was born in Mauston, Wisconsin, on October 20, 1910, the daughter of Matthew and Anna (Warme) Riddlestine. In 1939 she married Edwin Griffa of Wonewoc. At that time they moved to Baraboo. In 1961 they moved to Milwaukee and returned to Baraboo in 1969. Edwin preceded her in death in 1977. She was also preceded in death by her parents and four siblings. Mrs. Griffa spent 22 years teaching in schools in Mauston, Milwaukee and Baraboo. After retiring from teaching, she spent 12 years as a Central Service Technician at St. Clare Hospital. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, AARP and Golden Care. She is survived by two sons, Charles (Janice) of East Troy and Robert (Paulette) of Germantown; three grandchildren, Gary (Colleen) Griffa, Scott (Cindy) Griffa and Tammy (fiance, Chad) Merkel; seven great-grandchildren, Zachary, Megan, Amy, Ryan, Kelly Ann, Nicholas, and Kaitlin; five sisters, Bernice Dombek of Lyndon Station, Ruth Clark and Irene Kelley of Mauston, Elaine Kotek of Friendship, and Delores Fitzgerald of Rockton; one brother, Raymond Riddlestine, living on the family farm in Mauston; and many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Wednesday, September 12, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. with Father Gerald Vosen officiating. Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery in Lyndon Station. There will be a visitation at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday. A Daughters of Isabella Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at Rago Funeral Home.
Grimesey, Eleanor Kaye. Eleanore Kaye Grimesey, age 99 of Merrimac, Wisconsin, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. Eleanore was born on August 24, 1903 in Barrington, Illinois, the daughter of Ole Peter and Catherine (Peterson) Olsen. In 1907 the family moved from Illinois to a farm in Hickory Grove Township, near Fennimore, Wisconsin. Eleanore attended eight years of rural school at Rock School, then graduated from Fennimore High School. She earned her teaching certificate from Platteville College in 1924 and taught rural school until her marriage to Herbert W. Grimesey of Boscobel, Wisconsin, on June 14, 1937. In 1950, they moved to a farm in Merrimac, Wisconsin. For many years, Eleanore was an active member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Church Women of Merrimac; the Mabel Rebekah Lodge #70 of Baraboo; Five Hundred Card Club; and Friendly Neighbors Ladies' Aide. Eleanore and Herb shared their home with four foster children. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening until the age of 93. She is survived by a foster daughter, Mary Ann (Hughes) Martin of Tombstone, AZ; 2 foster sons, Loren (Sharon) Cunningham of Merrimac; and David Cunningham of Milwaukee. Other survivors include her grandchildren, Angela Cohoon of Merrimac, Erin (Joel) Stewart of Madison, Brenda Fleischmann of Baraboo, Barbara (Keith) Putnam of Meridian, MS, and Cindy Divelbiss of Tombstone, AZ; 4 great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Eleanore was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert on March 18, 1971; three brothers, Alfred, Walter and Elmer Olsen; three sisters, Martha and Alma Olsen and Olga (Olsen) Miller; and one foster son, Raymond Riley of Boscobel. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 13, 2003 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merrimac, with Pastor Reinhold Markwart officiating. Friends may call on Sunday, from 2:00 P.M. until the time of services, at the church. Burial will take place at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, July 14, 2003 in Boscobel, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merrimac. The Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo is assisting with arrangements.
Grosskrueger, Ewald A. Ewald A. Grosskrueger, 82, Loganville, died on Friday, Sept. 20, 2002 at the Sauk County Health Care Center following a long illness. He was born on March 20, 1920 in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of Albert and Amanda (nee Klipstein) Grosskrueger. He was baptized on May 2, 1920 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville by Rev. F. Schalkhauser and confirmed there on May 28, 1933. After attending school in Loganville, he worked as a farm hand for George Schlieckau, Sauk County's first pilot, where he developed an interest in aviation. Ewald served in the U.S. Army, 341 St. Engineers during World War II. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for a year on the Alaska Highway. He then went to England, eventually landing on Utah Beach in Normandy during the D-Day invasion. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and received the Bronze Star for welding under fire on four railway bridges in Germany from May 1, 1945 to May 6, 1945. On April 28, 1946 he married the former Lavera A. Heinz at St. Peter's by Rev. Carl Stubenvoll. They were married for 56 years. Together they ran his building and repair business, building and straightening timber frame barns, plumbing, wiring and doing mason work. In 1959 he bought one of the first backhoes in the area to use in his business. He enjoyed fishing and motorcycles. Ewald was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and a member of the Reedsburg V.F.W. Post 1916. As a lifelong aviation enthusiast, he was a member of the Baraboo Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, member of the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh and was an EAA Eagle Squadron Member 348 commemorating World War II aviation. He inspired his younger son to go into a career in aerospace engineering and his older son to become a private pilot. Survivors include his wife, Lavera; two sons, Gary and his wife, Jeanette Welty, Waunakee, and Duane and his wife, Lisa, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; granddaughters, Rachel, Amanda and Sarah (Paul Mays); grandson, Dieter; step-granddaughter, Shanna Lindquist; great-grandson, Keenan; great-granddaughter, Natalie; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Grosskrueger and Lottie Heinz; three nephews; many cousins and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jean, in 1966; his parents; his brother, Harold; his brother-in-law, Raymond Heinz; and his father and mother-in-law, Herman and Emma Heinz. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Rev. Ronald Rasmussen officiating. Interment with military rites was in St. Peter's Cemetery. The family received friends on Sunday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. At Ewald's request, memorials may be made to the Reedsburg V.F.W. Post 1916 or St. Peter's Cemetery Association, Loganville, in lieu of flowers. The Hoof Funeral Home served the family.
Guhl, Margaret (Hartman). Obituary: Newspaper unknown Mrs. Margaret Guhl died early Wednesday morning, after a long illness at the home of her son, Louis H. Guhl, Sauk City. She was born in the township of Prairie du Sac, living in this community all her life. She was married April 17, 1888. Her husband, who passed away Sept. 24, 1913, was a farm and stock buyer. Following are the survivors: Louis H. Guhl, Son; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Kuhnau, Prairie du Sac, Mrs. Paul Kuhnau, Prairie du Sac; 2 brothers, Leonard Harman(n), Reedsburg, Joseph Hartman(n), Madison. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. at the Schwoegler Funeral Home, Sauk City, with Burial in the Sauk City Cemetery, Rev. Verduin officiating. Friends may call at the Schwoegler Funeral Home after 2:00 P.M. Thursday.
Guthrie, Eugene W. Eugene "Bubby" W. Guthrie of Baraboo passed away on Friday, September 28, 2001, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center at the age of 77. Bubby was born on October 18, 1923 to George and Nellie (Koehler) Guthrie in Baraboo. He was united in marriage to Joyce Roznos is Baraboo. Eugene went to Baraboo schools and worked at the Woolen Mill as a teenager. His other work experience includes seven years at Oscar Mayer, seven years at Badger Ordnance, and 12 years with the Yellow Cab Company of Baraboo. He was a past member of the Eagles Club. He is survived by: 6 children, Jim (Kim) Guthrie of Denver, CO, Joan Miller of Waukesha, Bill (Anita) Guthrie of Pardeeville, Linda Guthrie of Baraboo, Joe (Jennifer) Guthrie of Denver, CO, and Steve (Barb) Guthrie of Marshfield; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Geraldine (Russell) Swarthout of Holiday, FL, Gloria (Jim) Egan of Gilber, MN; 1 brother, James Guthrie of Romeoville, IL; a special friend, Bob Wade; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bubby was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy Guthrie. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2001, at the Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo with Pastor Michael Dotson officiating. Private family burial services will take place in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services, at the funeral home.