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Abers, Etta Mae (Smith)
  • Mrs. Etta Mae Abers, 77, of Cascade, died late Thursday morning after an illness of four weeks. Born in Manitowoc May 15, 1876, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Smith, she came to the town of Lyndon as a young girl to make her home with an aunt and uncle after the death of her mother. On Oct. 27, 1892, she was married to Roy S. Abers in Plymouth. The couple made their home in Cascade since their marriage. Mrs. Abers was a member of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church, Cascade, and the Woman's S. W. S. and Ladies' Aid Society of the church. Survivors are a son, Perry, of Plymouth; six daughters, Mrs. George (Myrtle) DeRuyter and Mrs. Richard (Mary) Dippel, Milwaukee, Mrs. Orville (Mittie) Pierce and Mrs. Ed (Gladys) Schellenberg, Cascade, and Mrs. Arno (Ruby) Schellenberg and Mrs. Ray (Alice) Thayer, Plymouth; 20 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1941. A daughter and two brothers also preceeded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Evangelical United Brethren Church, Cascade, with the Rev. Henry C. Clark, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant cemetery in Town Mitchell. The body will lie in state at the Wittkopp Funeral home, Plymouth, from 3 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday, and at the church from Sunday noon until the hour of services.
  • Citation: Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI - November 20, 1953 - pg 10
  • Find-A-Grave Profile: Etta Mae (Smith) Abers
  • Relation: Husband, Roy S. Abers


Abers, Eunice Carlie (Webb)
  • After months and years of suffering from many diseases Mrs. S. M. Abers found relief in death at her home in Cascade, at 11 o'clock, Saturday morning, June 24th, 1899. For the past year she gradually grew worse but not untila few weeks ago did she take to her bed and remain there until the close of her eyes in the sleep eternal. Mrs. Abers came from New York some fifty years ago with her parents and settled in Mitchell where she lived most of that time. She leaves a husband, one sister, Mrs. Nelson Tiffany, and many relatives and friends to mourn her departure. Funeral at the U. B. church Monday morning at 10 o'clock and was largely attended. The services were conducted by Rev. Ida Richards and were very impressive and solemn. Some very nice pieces were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Liebenstein, Mrs. H. E. Austin, Miss Emma Heidner and Mrs. John Tracy at the organ. The remains were laid at rest in Mt. Pleasant cemetery and were followed by a large number of friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Webb, relatives of the deceased were in the village to attend the funeral. The casket was covered with flowers from kind hands. The pallbearers werre Messrs. Patrick Doherty, Sr., Fred Ballhorn, Sr., Adam Gates, V. R. Grooms, George Piper and G. W. Clark.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Herald; Sheboygan, WI - July 1, 1899
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial:  Eunice Carlie (Webb) Abers
  • Relation: Husband, Silas Mahlon Abers


Abers, Permallia "Millie"
  • Cascade - Miss Millie Abers, 79, aged resident of this county, passed away some time Friday afternoon at her home, according to neighbors in that village, who found Miss Abers dead in the living room of her home at 7:30 o'clock Friday evening. Miss Abers was born in the town of Mitchell on April 14, 1852. In 1920 she came to the village of Cascade where she had lived since. She resided alone in her home. Those who survive her are a brother, Silas Abers of Cascade, aged Civil war veteran. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Abers, preceded her in death many years ago. Miss Abers is also survived by a number of distant relatives. She was a member of the United Brethren church here and had many friends. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at her home. The Rev. Hilton of Cascade will officiate and interment will be in the family lot at Mount Pleasant cemetery which is located west of Cascade.
  • Citation: Sheboygan Press; Sheboygan, WI - April 4, 1931 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave Profile: Permallia L. "Millie" Abers
  • Relation: Parents, Charles Abers & Elizabeth Ostrom


Abers, Perry Roy
  • Perry R. Abers, 81, of 1202 B Reed St., Plymouth, died Tuesday afternoon at Rocky Knoll where he had been for a day. A native of the Town of Mitchell, he was born November 14, 1893, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Abers. He married Della Stephan in Plymouth, Nov. 18, 1914. The couple lived in the Plymouth area and in the City of Plymouth the past 10 years. Mr. Abers was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Plymouth. Survivors are his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Fred (Ruth) Sessler of Plymouth; a granddaughter, Mrs. Gary Wettstein of Sheboygan Falls; two grandsons and five sisters, Mrs. Myrtle DeRuyter of Sheboygan, Mrs. Mary Dippel and Mrs. Gladys Schellenberg of Cascade, Mrs. Mittie Pierce of Seymour and Mrs. Alice Thayer of R. 2, Elkhart Lake. He was preceded in death by a son, a grandson and two sisters. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Salem UCC, with the Rev. Lowell Ferguson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wittkopp Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Thursday, until 11 a.m Friday, and at the church from noon until time of service.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Press; Sheboygan, WI - November 5, 1975 - pg 34
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial:  Perry Roy Abers
  • Relation: Parents - Roy S. Abers & Etta Mae Smith


Abers, Roy
  • Headline: Stroke is Fatal to Roy Abers of Cascade Sunday
  • Cascade - Roy Abers, 70, died at his home here Sunday night at 7 o'clock following a stroke suffered Saturday. He was born Feb. 9, 1871, in Sheboygan Falls, son of Silas and Eunice Abers. He lived in Sheboygan county the greater part of his life. He married Etta Smith on Oct. 27, 1892, in Plymouth. Survivors are his widow, one son, Perry, of Plymouth, six daughters, Mrs. Orville (Mittie) Pierce, Mrs. George (Myrtle) DeRuyter of Milwaukee, Mrs. Ed (Gladys) Schellenberg, Cascade, Mrs. Richard (Margaret) Dippel, Mrs. Arno (Ruby) Schellenberg, and Mrs. Raymond (Alice) Thayer, all of Plymouth, all of Plymouth, 20 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home and at 1:15 o'clock at the United Brethren Church, the Rev. F. E. Warren officiating with burial in Mt. Pleasant cemetery. The body can be viewed at the home from Tuesday afternoon on.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Press; Sheboygan, WI -  September 8, 1941 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial:  Roy Abers
  • Relation: Parents - Silas Mahlon Abers & Eunice Carlie Webb


Abers, Silas Mahlon 
  • Headline: Oldest Civil War Veteran In Sheboygan County Summoned
  • Cascade - Silas M. Abers, aged 98, who would have been 99 years next month, and the oldest Civil War veteran in Sheboygan county, passed away at 12:30 o'clock this morning at his home in the village after an illness. Silas Abers was born in River Trent, Canada, on September 29, 1836. He came to Sheboygan county in 1848 and settled in the town of Mitchell with his parents, sisters and brothers. One of his brothers served in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry and the First Wisconsin Infantry. Silas Abers enlisted February 18, 1864, and fought in the battle of Cold Harbor. After steady skirmishing he arrived at Petersburg and from there went to Ream station. He was captured at Ream station on August 25, 1864. He was taken to Libby prison at Richmond for a few days and then to Belle Isle where he remained six weeks. From Belle Isle he was removed to the Salisbury, N ? prison camp. At one time Mr. Abers was forced to go without food for eight days. He contracted scurvy and became so seriously ill that he was ordered from the camp. He also suffered frost bites and at the Annapolis hospital all of her toes were amputated. His war troubles ended a short time later when he went to Baltimore and obtained his discharge. This happened on June 11, 1865. After the war, Mr. Abers returned to the town of Mitchell residing on a farm there until 1904 when he moved to Cascade where he spent the remainder of his life. Survivors are one son, Roy Abers of Cascade, seven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the home at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon and at 2 o'clock at the United Brethren church. The Rev. E. Ward, pastor of the church, will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant cemetery. The Legion post of Cascade will have a part in the services.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Press; Sheboygan, WI - August 31, 1935 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial:  Silas Mahlon Abers
  • Relation: Parents - Charles Abers & Elizabeth Ostrom


Aschauer, Hazel Elizabeth (Fritchen)
  • ASCHAUER, Mrs. Hazel E., Route 2, Franksville, Wis. Age 64. Passed away July 24, 1959, in St. Luke’s Hospital, after a long illness. Mrs. Aschauer was born in the Township of Yorkville, Racine County most of her life. Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Margaret Fritchen; one brother, Archie Fritchen of Yorkville; one sister, Mrs. Harry J. (Mae) Krivsky of Racine; one niece. Her father, David Fritchen, preceded her in death in March, 1945. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 27, 10:30 a.m., in the Wilson Funeral Home, Rev. Harold Perry officiating. Interment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Wilson Funeral Home, 1139 Blaine Ave., Sunday after 7:30 p.m.
  • Citation: Racine Journal Times; Racine, WI – July 25, 1959 – pg 11
  • Find-A-Grave: Hazel Elizabeth (Fritchen) Aschauer
  • Parents: David Fritchen & Margaret Peehn







Baptist, Arnold Fir
  • Headline: Vet of Civil War Commits Suicide - Former Resident Hangs Self at Son's Home in Beloit
  • Despondent because of infirmities of old age and on-coming blindness, Arnold Baptist, pioneer resident of this county and Civil War veteran, committed suicide by hanging in a small building at the rear of the Bert Baptist home in Beloit Wednesday morning. The body was brought here for burial and the funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Friends church in Sawyer. Interment will be at the Schumacher cemetery. Members of the American Legion here will be pallbearers and furnish a firing squad at the grave, and local Civil War veterans will act as honorary pallbearers. The latter are requested to meet at the city hall at 10 o'clock where they will be called for by car. Among those here for the funeral are Frank and Eliphlet Baptist and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Baptist and children Clifford, John, William, Madonna, and Eunice, all of Beloit; and Harvey Baptist, Green Bay. Mr. Baptist was born at Lockport, New York, October 1, 1846, and came to Door county when a young man. Most of his time was spent in Nasewaupee and it was from there that he enlisted in the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. H., April 4, 1864, for service in the Civil War. He was discharged from the service July 16, 1865. March 7, 1874, Mr. Baptist was married to Sarah E. Tuck, of Kewaunee, who died in Sawyer December 14, 1922. Most of the succeeding years were spent at Little Sturgeon, Mr. Baptist following the occupation of a sailor, while his sons farmed. He retired from active life and, after his children moved from the county, took up his residence at the Bay View house in Sawyer. Two years ago he went to reside with his son Bert at Beloit who with two other sons, Frank and Eliphlet, survive.
  • Citation:  Door County Advocate; Door, WI - June, 8, 1928 - pg 1
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Arnold Fir Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Thomas A Baptist & Martha Patty King
  • Note: Arnold's wife, Sarah, remarried after his death, you will find her obituary under the last name, Watson.


Baptist, Bert Arnold

  • Beloit - Bert A. Baptist, 85, South Beloit, Illinois, died Sunday in a Beloit hospital.
  • Citation: Madison Wisconsin State Journal; Madison, WI - December 31, 1963 - pg 3
  • Find-A-Grave: Bert Arnold Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Arnold Fir Baptist & Sarah Esther Tuck


Baptist, Edward "Fred"
  • Headline: Brought Here For Burial
  • Edward Baptist died at Chicago on Thursday and the remains were brought her for burial, arriving on Saturday morning accompanied by Charles and John Baptist, brothers of the deceased. Edward Baptist was 52 years old at the time of his death and was born in this city in what is now the First Ward. He was a son of the late Ben Baptist and made his home here until about three years ago, when he went to Chicago to make his home with his brothers, who are engaged in the draying business. He was well known to many of the residents here. Only about three months ago he paid a visit to this city, at which time he was in poor health. The funeral was held on Saturday forenoon, the remains being interred at Nasewaupee cemetery, Rev. J.S. Ellis of the M.E. church officiating at the service.
  • Citation: Baptist, Edward - Door County News; Door, WI - April 4, 1922 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave:  Edward "Fred" Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Thomas Benjamin Baptist & Maria King

  • Fred Baptist, a nephew of Arnold Baptist, died in Chicago on April 13 and the remains arrived here Saturday and burial was had from the train to the Schumacher cemetery. Deceased was a son of the late Ben Baptist and was about 50 years of age. He is survived by one brother, George, of Chicago, and another brother, John, of upper Michigan.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; Door, WI - April 21, 1922 - pg 2
  • Note:  He is referred to as both Edward and Fred, it is unclear as to why. 


Baptist, Victoria Eleanor (Pennock) "Ellen"
  • Headline: Mrs. T. B. Baptist Dies - Was Mother of Fourteen Children and was 79 Years of Age. Lived Here 14 Years.
  • Mrs. Thomas B. Baptist, aged 79 years and a resident of this city and county for twenty-five years of more, died suddenly Monday morning at 3 o'clock. She went to bed feeling well at 10 o'clock. Death was attributed to heart failure. Her maiden name was Eleanor Pennock and she was born in Quebec, Canada, on March 15, 1837. She married Peter Hayes of the same place in the year 1867. He died in July 1884 and in 1886 she married Thomas B. Baptist, who passed away in 1904. Mr. Baptist was a Civil War veteran. Mrs. Baptist had lived in the city fourteen years, coming here from the town of Gardner where they owned a farm for many years. Previous to that they resided in Manitowoc for several years, coming there from Canada. Mrs. Baptist was the mother of fourteen children, eleven of whom survive. The children are: Mrs. Mary King of Trenary, Mich., Frank of Michigan, Mrs. Paul Herman of Milwaukee, Mrs. Ella Weckler of Nasewaupee, Mrs. Ed Stroobans of Brussels, Mrs. Elvira Hayes, Mrs. Lucy Farley, Mrs. Minnie Peterson, Mrs. Cora Meverden, Arthur and Matt Hayes of this city. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, Rev. Helmich officiating. Interment was made in the Schumacher cemetery in Nasewaupee. Among the out of town attendants at the funeral were Mrs. Oliver Tennis of Green Bay and Mrs. John Meverden of Algoma.
  • Citation: Door County Democrat; Door, WI - April 28, 1916 -  pg 1
  • Find-A-Grave:  Eleanor Pennock Hayes Baptist
  • Relation: Husband - Thomas Benjamin Baptist
  • Note: Only 1 of her children belonged to Thomas B. Baptist - I'm still sorting them out.


  • Headline: Mrs. Ellen Baptist Dies
  • Mrs. Ellen Baptist, widow of the late Ben Baptist died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Meverdeen, on Sunday. She was born in Canada, March 15, 1837, being 79 years old last month. For the past eleven years she made her home in this city, but previous to that time was a resident of Tornado. She was married twice, her first husband being Pat. Hayes, whom she married in Canada. Ten children survive, namely: Matt, Arthur, Frank and Charles Hayes and Mesdames Walter Farley and Walter Meverdeen of this city, Allie Weckler of Nasewaupee, Paul Herman of Milwaukee, Fred. Stroobants of Brussels, and Mrs. Richards of Canary, Mich. The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon from the home of her daughter, and the remains were interred at Bayside, Rev. Helmich, of the Moravian church, officiating.
  • Citation: Baptist, Ellen Hayes - The Sturgeon Bay Advocate; WI - April 27, 1916 - pg 1


Baptist, Eli Ferdinand
  • Services for Eli Baptist, 77, retired Gardner town farmer, were held Thursday afternoon at the Davis funeral home. The Rev. Otto Philipp officiated and burial was in Schumacher cemetery. Mr. Baptist died Monday night at the Country House in Sister Bay. He was born July 24, 1886 in Gardner to Arnold and Sarah Baptist and lived in the county all his life. In 1935 he married Lillie Rienaw at Menominee, Mich. She survives, with a half brother, Carl Watson, Beloit. Ten brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; Door, WI - January 2, 1964 - pg 4
  • Find-A-Grave: Eli Ferdninand Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Arnold Fir Baptist & Sarah Esther Tuck


Baptist, Emma Kathrine Wilhammina (Bohn)

  • Headline: Mrs. Bert Baptist
  • Beloit - Mrs. Bert Baptist, 85, died Saturday (Dec. 4, 1965) in a hospital. The former Emma Bohn was born in Shawano county. She was a member of First Baptist Church and several women's and Masonic clubs. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Madonna Dennis, Beloit; and Mrs. Eunice Cook, South Beloit; five sons, Bert, Clifford and Harvey, Beloit; John, South Beloit; and William, Chicago; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church. Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight at the Rosman-Uehling-Kinzer funeral home.
  • Citation: Madison Wisconsin State Journal; Madison, WI - December 5, 1965 - pg 44
  • Find-A-Grave: Emma K W Baptist
  • Relation: Husband - Bert Arnold Baptist


Baptist, Frank Philander

  • Mr. and Mrs. Eli Baptist returned home from S. Beloit, Illinois, where they attended the funeral of his brother, Frank Baptist.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate  September 22, 1954 - pg 7
  • Relation: Parents - Eli Ferdinand Baptist & Sarah Esther Tuck
  • Note: I haven't found his official Obituary yet, this is as close as I came to it.


Baptist, Harvey Charles Arnold

  • Headline: Harvey Baptist
  • Beloit - Harvey Baptist, 72, died Thursday (Jan. 25, 1973) in a hospital after a brief illness. Born in Sturgeon Bay, Mr. Baptist was a self-employed tree-trimmer. He earlier worked for Fairbanks Morse, Inc. Surviving are his wife, Jennie; three sons, Louis and Norbert, both of Beloit; and Franklin, Rockford, Illinois; four brothers, Bert and Clifford, both of Beloit; John, South Beloit; and William, in Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Maynord Cook, South Beloit; and Mrs. Louis Dennis, Clinton; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday int he Hansen Funeral Home, where friends may call after 7 tonight.
  • Citation:  Madison Wisconsin State Journal; Madison, WI - January 26, 1973 - pg 46
  • Find-A-Grave: Harvey C. Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Bert Arnold Baptist & Emma K. W. Bohn


Baptist, Jennie Eva (Farley)
  • Mrs. Jennie E. Baptist, 80, of 220 Portland, Beloit, died Sunday at Beloit Hospital. Born September 12, 1905 in Sturgeon Bay, the former Jennie Farley married Harvey C. Baptist on December 26, 1924, in Green Bay. She was employed at Beloit Memorial Hospital in the housekeeping department for 15 years before retiring in 1971. She was a member of Redeemer Covenant Church, Beloit. Surviving are three sons, the Rev. Louis A. and Norbert E., both of Beloit, and Franklin D. R. of Rockford, Illinois; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wedenesday in Redeemer Convenant Church, with burial in East Lawn Cemetery, Beloit. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Rosman-Uehling-Kinzerr Cranston Road Chapel. Memorials may be made to the church.
  • Citation: Janesville Gazette; Janesville, WI - August 18, 1986 - pg 8
  • Find-A-Grave:  Jennie Eva (Farley) Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Harvey Charles Arnold Baptist


Baptist, Lillie (Rieman)
  • Headline: Mrs. Eli Baptist
  • Mrs. Eli Baptist, 83, 1538 Utah, Sturgeon Bay, died suddenly at her home Sunday of old age complications. She was born in Wilmington, N.C., February 28, 1881. In 1935 she married Eli Baptist at Menominee, Michigan. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Davis funeral home with the Rev. Otto Philipp officiating. Burial will be in the Schumacher cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Davis Mortuary.
  • Citation:  Door County Advocate; Door, WI - December 8, 1964 - pg 5
  • Find-A-Grave:  Lillie (Rieman) Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Eli Ferdinand Baptist


Baptist, Martha Patty (King)
  • Headline: Death of an Aged Lady
  • The widow of the late Thomas Baptist died at the home of her son Benjamin in this city Christmas night at the advanced age of nearly 91 years, having been born in Vermont in 1811. She was well known to the early settlers, her husband being employed in and about the mill of the late Lyman Bradley forty or more years ago. She was the mother of eight children, of which three survive, the oldest son William, died in New Orleans within the year. He was for many years foreman for F. B. Gardner at Little Sturgeon. The funeral took place Friday afternoon, and the remains interred at Bayside.
  • Citation:  The Advocate; WI - December 28, 1901 - pg 5
  • Find-A-Grave:  Martha Patty (King) Baptist
  • Relation: Husband - Thomas A. Baptist
  • Error: Her tombstone says she was born in 1803, however, her obituary states it was 1811. Because the obit also lists her age at almost 90, the 1811 date fits.  

Baptist, Ruth M. (Quickery)

  • Headline: Bride of Month Dies. | Ruth, Wife of Frank Baptist, Jr., Formerly of This City, Passes Away in Indiana
  • Ruth, wife of Frank Baptist Jr., a former resident of this city died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Quickery, near Roanoke, Ind., at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Death was due to a complication of diseases. Mrs. Baptist was twenty years of age and married but one month at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, parents, two sisters and three brothers. The sisters and brothers are; Mrs. Ernest Klenke of this city, Laura and Edward at home, Frank and Lewis of Ft. Wayne, Ind.
  • Citation:  Door County Advocate; Door, WI - July 30, 1920 - pg 1
  • Find-A-Grave:  Ruth M. (Quickery) Baptist
  • Relation: Husband - Frank Julius Baptist

Baptist, Maria Ann (King) "Mary"

  • Mrs. Benjamin Baptist, who resided down the bay shore, died last Friday afternoon after a brief illness. She leaves a husband and ten children, the youngest only nine days old. The funeral took place last Sunday, the remains being interred in Bayside cemetery.
  • Citation:  Door County Advocate; Door, WI - June 22, 1882 - pg 3
  • Find-A-Grave:  Maria A (King) Baptist
  • Relation: Husband - Thomas Benjamin Baptist


Baptist, Thomas Benjamin - 2 obituaries

  • Headline: Thomas B. Baptist
  • Thomas B. Baptist died at this home in this city Friday, February 17, at the age of 63 years. He was born in Lockport, N.Y., in the year 1842, and came to Sturgeon Bay in the year 1858. At the time the war broke out he enlisted in Company A. 20th Regiment, Wis. Infantry Vol., and discharged June 7, 1865, and at the close of the war he came back to Door County, and in the fall of 1866 was married to Miss Mary King. Mrs. Baptist died 28 years ago. Three years later he was married to Mrs. Ellen Hayes, of  Tornado, to whom one child was born. He is survived by wife, and nine children, two brothers and one sister. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 6 o'clock, Rev. Davis officiating. Of the large family of children only two, Edward and Cora, and brother Arnold, could be present at the funeral. Interment was at the cemetery in Nasewaupee at Shoemaker's corners. He was always a kind and loving father and husband.
  • Citation: Door County Democrat; Door, WI - February 25, 1905 - pg 6


  • Benjamin T. Baptist passed away at his home in the Third ward on Saturday night from general debility superinduced by rheumatism. He was about 63 years old, and had been a resident of this city and county for about half a century, coming here with his parents about the time that the Bradley mill was completed. He is survived by a widow and several children and two brothers - Charles of Grand Rapids and Arnold of Sawyer. The funeral occurred Monday afternoon, and interment had in the Nasewaupee town cemetery.
  • Citation:  The Advocate; WI - February 25, 1905 - pg 1
  • Find-A-Grave:  Thomas Benjamin Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Thomas A. Baptist & Martha Patty King
  • Note: He went by both Thomas and Benjamin.

Baptist, Thomas

  • Thos. Baptist of Newberry, Mich., and a former resident of this city, died at Chicago at the home of his sister, Mrs. F.F. Fritsche, on Saturday, where he had been taken a short time before for medical treatment. The body was brought here for burial, being accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Fritsche, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Armstrong and Miss Hazel Peters, relatives of the deceased, arriving Monday morning. The remains were removed from the train to the home of Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Peters by Undertaker Hahn. Mrs. Peters is a niece of the deceased. Funeral services were held at the Peters home on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J.T. Bowden officiating, and interment taking place at Bayside cemetery. Thos. Baptist was about 54 years old and was born in this city, being a son of the late Chas. Baptist. He made his home here up to about twenty years ago, when he moved to upper Michigan. He is survived by a sister and two brothers, namely, Mrs. F.F. Fritsche, Chicago; Frank, Escanaba, Mich.; Charles, Chicago.
  • Citation: Door County News; April 16, 1925 - pg 1 & 8
  • Relation: Parents - Charles Baptist & Kathryn McGovern

Baptist, William Anderson

  • A little son of Arnold Baptist, of Bay View, died Monday morning.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; August 14, 1879 - pg 3
  • Find-A-Grave: William Anderson Baptist
  • Relation: Parents - Arnold Fir Baptist & Sarah Esther Tuck
  • Note: Little William was not even 5 years old when he died.


Bartlett, Mary
  • Bartlett - In this town, March 10, 1877, of typhoid fever, Mary, aged 5 years, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bartlett.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; Door, WI - March 22, 1877 - pg 3
  • Relation: Parents - Robert Bartlett & Julia Tuck
  • Note: Niece to Sarah Esther Tuck Baptist


Beaupre, Philip
  • Headline: Death of Philip Beaupre, of Sauk Rapids
  • Philip Beaupre, one of the pioneers of Minnesota, died at his home in Sauk Rapids this morning after a lingering illness, brought on by old age. Mr. Beaupre was a native of lower Canada and was born July 6, 1828. He came to the United States in 1840 and was employed on a canal in Chicago one year. after which he went to Green Bay, Wis., and spent one a half years. Then after a trip to St. Louis and New Orleans he went into the Yellowstone country and was there employed by the American Fur company. In the summer of 1844 he came to Minnesota and located at Crow Wing, where he remained four years. In 1849 he established a trading post in Morrison county, and after a year he came to Sauk Rapids, where soon after he pre-empted some land and was engaged in farming until 1852, when he went to Pembina, Dakota Territory, and was employed in the United States custom office, where he remained a short time, but in 1856 took a contract from the government for transportation of goods from St. Cloud to Fr. Abercrombie. He retained his residence in Sauk Rapids and in the fall of 1859 was elected sheriff of Stearns county and served two years. He then made trip to Montana and when he returned located at St. Cloud, and was engaged in freighting for several years after which he was employed two years in construction work at Ft. Pembina. He held the office of county commissioner of Benton county in 1849 and was justice of the peace at Sauk Rapids in 1851. After this life of earnest toil in the development of the frontier, Mr. Beaupre retired to his old homestead in Benton county. He was married in 1852 to Theresa DesNoyer of St. Louis. Fifteen children were born to them, thirteen of whom are now living. They are: William P. Beaupre, Inaway, N.W.T.; Louis George, Sauk Rapids; Emma Elide, Sauk Rapids; Henry, Choteau, Montana; Mrs. John Homan, St. Cloud; Eulalie, Sauk Rapids; Mrs. M.N. Nelson, Great Falls, Montana; Frank B., Minneaapolis; John, Phillipsburg, Montana; Mrs. A.F. Gorsch; Great Falls, Montana; and Alphonse L., of Butte, the last two named being twins - St. Cloud Times.
  • Citation: Little Falls herald, MN - November 09, 1906, Image 1
  • Find-A-Grave: Philip Beaupre
  • Relation: Uncle of Emily E. Beaupre, wife of Hercules Raiche, brother to Louis Joseph Raiche.

  • Headline: St. Cloud. Minn.
  • Philip Beaupre, one of the pioneers of Minnesota, died at his home in Sauk Rapids Wednesday after a lingering illness. He went to Sauk Rapids in 1856. He was born in lower Canada and was 85 years old. In 1844 he moved to Crow Wing, Minn. A year later he went to the Yellowstone country, where he was employed by the American Fur company. In 1852 he was sent to Pembina, I. T., where he was employed in the United States custom office. He was elected sheriff of Benton country and served two years. He was elected county commissioner in 1866 and served several terms. He is survived by thirteen children.
  • Citation: Beaupre, Philip - The Minneapolis Journal, Minn. - November 8, 1906 - pg 11


Bodven, Anna E (Blaumer)
  • Headline: Bodven, Mrs. Anna E
  • Age 71. Passed away Friday, Sept. 23. Surviving are five sons, Matt and George. both of Kenosha, Nicholas of Franksville and Anthony and Michael, both of Union Grove, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 8:30 am in Mischler's Home for Funerals, Kenosha, and 9 am in St. Anthony's Church, with interment in St. George's Cemetery. Friends may call at Micshler's Home for Funerals, 708-57th St., Kenosha, Sunday afternoon after 2 o'clock and until service time. The Rosary will be recited Sunday evening, 7:45, in the funeral home.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - September 24, 1955 - pg 22
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  
  • Relation: Mother of Nick Bodven Jr - husband of Jessie M. Fritchen - daughter of Frederick Lewis & Carrie (Mathison) Fritchen - & husband of Marjorie E. Fritchen, widow of Albert Molitor - daughter of William F & Edna Mary (Lee) Fritchen


Bodven, Anthony
  • Headline: Anthony Bodven, 49, Union Grove, Dies
  • Anthony Bodven, 49, Union Grove, Wis., died Sunday afternoon at St. Luke's Hospital in Racine, following a short illness. A native of Kenosha, he was born on Sept. 24, 1909, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Bodven, and received his education in schools there. Bodven and his brother Michael, operated the Cup and Saucer Restaurant at Union Grove, for the past 10 years. An American Motors employee for the past 23 years, Bodven was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1055, the UAW Local 72, AFL-CIO, the Ke-Nash-A Club and the First Methodist Church of Union Grove. In addition to his widow, the former Miss Ilo Stange whom he married on Oct. 4, 1948, survivors are two sons, Robert A. Bodven, Kenosha; and Pete Pappas, stationed with the U.S. Navy Air Force at Patuxendt River, Md; four brothers, Nicholas, Franksville; Michael, Union Grove; Matthew and George Bodven, both of Kenosha; and a grandchild.
  • Citation:  Kenosha Evening News, WI - March 30, 1959 - pg 15, 17
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Anthony Bodven
  • Relation: Brother of Nicholas Bodven Jr - who was husband to Jessie M. Fritchen and Marjorie E. Fritchen (Molitor)

Bodven, Burton L.
  • Franksville, Wis. - Age 33. Passed away from airplane crash injuries on August 1, 1977 at the Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh. He was born in Yorkville Township on April 26, 1944. Burton was employed as a Tool & Die Maker at AMC-Kenosha for the past three years and previously with Young Radiator Co. of Racine. He was a member of the Machinist's Union. Surviving are his wife, Cynthia (Nee: Straube); father, Nick Bodven Sr., of Franksville; mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Miller of Racine; grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Fritchen of Franksville; three brothers, Nick Jr. and Dean Bodven, both of Franskville, and Allen Bodven of Racine; an uncle, Mike; and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 4, at 1:30 pm in the Yorkville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Mangun officiating. Interment will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Wednesday (TODAY) evening from 6:00 until 9:00 pm at the Polnasek Funeral Home, 908 Eleventh Ave., Union Grove. If so desired, memorials may be given.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - August 3, 1977 - pg 26
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Burton L. Bodven
  • Relation: Parents - Nicholas Jr & Jessie M (Fritchen) Bodven


Bodven, Jessie M. (Fritchen)
  • Headline: Bodven, Mrs. Nick (Jessie) Route 2, Franksville, Wis.
  • Age 45. Passed away this morning, Feb. 27, 1958, in St. Luke's Hospital. Mrs. Bodven was born in the Town of Yorkville, on May 6, 1912. She was a member of the Yorkville Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Nick; four sons, Nick Jr., Burton, Allen and infant son; one grandchild; mother, Mrs. Carrie Fritchen; one sister, Mrs. Robert Matheson of Racine. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 2 pm, in the Rhode Funeral Home, Rev. Loren Lewis officiating. Interment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Rhode Funeral Home, 908-11th Ave., Union Grove, Friday afternoon after 3 o'clock and until service time.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - February 27, 1958 - pg 39
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Jessie M. Bodven
  • Relation: Parents - Frederick Lewis & Carrie Marie (Mathison) Fritchen


Bodven, Marjorie Elizabeth (Fritchen) (Molitor)
  • Port Edwards - Marjorie Molitor-Bodven, 92, formerly of Union Grove, passed away at Edgewater Haven Nursing Home of Friday, September 29, 2000. She was born in the Town of Yorkville on July 13, 1908, to William and M. Edna (nee: Lee) Fritchen. She spent her early life in Union Grove and the Town of Yorkville. Following marriage, she resided in Union Grove until 1996 and had been a resident of Port Edwards since 1996. On September 21, 1929, in Union Grove, she married Albert Molitor. He died on September 1, 1958. She then married Nick Bodven in February of 1966. He died on September 15, 1999. She graduated from Union Grove High School. She was a Homemaker and Mother and also worked part-time at Ben Franklin in Union Grove in the 1950's. Surviving are a daughter, Sandra Hasselman of Wisconsin Rapids; sons, Donald W. (Muriel) Molitor of Union Grove, Wayne (Mary Jo) Molitor of Wisconsin Rapids, and Gerald (Rita) Molitor of Woodbury, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by both husbands; twin brothers Harry and Harold Fritchen; and a great-granddaughter, Shania Hassleman. Services will be held at Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home on Sunday, October 1, 2000, at 7 pm with Rev. Manda Stack officiating. Interment will be in Yorkville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 5 until 7 pm. Memorials suggested to Union Grove/Yorkville Rescue Squad. Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home 908 Eleventh Avenue Union Grove 878-2011.
  • Citation:  The Journal Times, WI - September 30, 2000 
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Marjorie E. Molitor-Bodven
  • Relation: Parents - William F & Edna Mary (Lee) Fritchen


Bodven, Todd
  • Headline: Kenosha Tot Drowns in Pool
  • Kenosha (AP) - A two-year old boy drowned Monday in a swimming pool in his own backyard, Kenosha County Coroner Edward J. Wavro said, when he climbed a six-foot fence surrounding the pool. The victim was Todd Bodven, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Bodven. The boy's body was found in eight feet of water by his father. The coroner said the gate in the woven wood fence had been locked after members of the family had been swimming earlier in the afternoon.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Press, WI - September 27, 1960 - pg 3
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  
  • Relation: Nephew of Jessie M. Fritchen, wife of Nick Bodven Jr.
  • Note: While this is not an official obituary, I felt it served as one.


Bohn, Edith Emma (Fritchen)
  • Racine. Mrs. Edith E. (nee: Fritchen) Bohn, 84, passed away at Woodstock Health Care Center in Kenosha on February 26, 2001. She was born in Raymond Center on July 23, 1916, to Roy and Ella (nee: Krause) Fritchen and had been a resident of Racine all of her life. She was married to Joseph E. Bohn on July 17, 1935, at Emmaus Lutheran Church. Surviving are children Judith Aschenbrenner, James (Lovora) Bohn, Darrell Bohn and companion, Mary Collier, all of Racine, Joseph (Jane) Bohn of Phoenix, Ariz., and Walter (Diana) Bohn of Racine; 10 grandchildren, Joella (Ronald) Coutts, Donald Aschenbrenner, Patricia (Mark) Hansen, Scott (Karen) Bohn, Michael (Julie) Bohn, Michelle (Robert) Dawson, Randy Bohn and companion, Katie Jensen, Jennifer Bohn, Katie Bohn, and Anna Bohn; and 10 great-grandchildren, Jessica Coutts, Cody and Ashley Aschenbrenner, Amanda, Mark, and Fawn Hansen, Tony and Nikole Bohn, Noah Bohn, and Troy Dawson. Edith is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Bohn on January 8, 1973; sister, Lucille Atkinson on July 19, 2000; and also by two grandchildren, Linda and Mark Bohn, at birth. Funeral services will be held at Emmaus Lutheran Church on Friday, March 2, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Mary Janz officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Raymond. There will be a visitation at the Hanson Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Emmaus Lutheran Church have been suggested by the family. Hanson Funeral Home 3014 Northwestern Avenue 632-4479.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - February 28, 2001
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Edith Emma Fritchen Bohn
  • Relation: Parents - Leroy Burnett Fritchen & Elnora Krause

Bohn, Joseph Edward Sr.
  • Headline: Bohn, Mr. Joseph E.  4435 Lakeshore Rd.
  • Age 60. Passed away at his home Jan. 8, 1973. Mr. Bohn was born in Racine on Oct. 5, 1912. On July 17, 1935, in the Emmaus Lutheran Church, he was married to the former Edith Fritchen. He owned and operated the Joe Bohn Coal Co. for many years, last working in 1969. He was a member of the Emmaus Lutheran Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 281 for 36 years, a member of Moose Zion-Benton Lodge No. 667 for 16 years, the Eagle Marching Club and Teamsters Local No. 43 for 34 years. Surviving are his wife, Edith; one daughter, Mrs. Judith Aschenbrenner, both of Racine; four sons and three daughters-in-law, James and Lavora, Darrell and Sandy, all of Racine, Cpl. Joseph Jr. and Jane stationed in North Carolina and Walter of Racine; seven grandchildren, Joella and Donald Aschenbrenner, Patti, Scott, Michael, Michelle and Randy Bohn; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fritchen of Venice, Fla.; one brother, William Bohn of Racine; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lucille and William Atkinson of Racine; other relatives. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 1:30 pm., in the Emmaus Lutheran Church, the Rev. Kenneth Carlson will officiate. Interment will be in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Friends may call today (Tuesday) from 4 until 9 pm at the Hanson Funeral Home, 722 N. Memorial Drive.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - January 9, 1973 - pg 20
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Joseph E. Bohn
  • Relation: Wife - Edith Emma Fritchen


Bohn, Mark
  • 1104 Illinois St - Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James P. Bohn, passed away shortly after birth March 18, 1970, in St. Luke's Hospital. Surviving besides his parents are one sister, Patricia Ann; one brother, Scott James; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jorgenson and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bohn of Racine; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fritchen of Venice, Fla.; other near relatives. Funeral services were to be held today (Thursday) at 1:30 pm., in the Strouf-Sheffield Funeral Home, 1001 High St., Rev. LeRoy W. Christiansen officiating. Interment was to be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Town of Raymond.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - March 19, 1970 - pg 35
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Mark Bohn
  • Relation: Parents - Joseph & Edith Emma (Fritchen) Bohn

Burdick, Russell
Burdick, Mrs. Russell (Alice Smith)
  • Ogdensburg, Wis. - Killed instantly in an automobile accident Feb. 20, 1965. Mr. Burdick was 69 years of age and Mrs. Burdick was 70 years of age. Surviving are one son, Mayford; four grandchildren. In addition, Mr. Burdick is survived by six sisters, Mrs. Jens (Gertrude) Dyhr, Mrs. Rosie Beatty, Mrs. Clara Bowman and Mrs. Adoph (Mary "Inez") Luethy, all of Racine, Mrs. Evelyn Hickman, Topanga, Calif. and Mrs. Emil (Ethel) Therekelsen, Bowling Green, Ohio: two brothers, Clarence D. Burdick, Franksville and Arthur L. Burdick, Racine. Mrs. Burdick is survived also by a sister, Mrs. Ed (Tressie) Krupp of Waupaca. Funeral servies for both Mr. and Mrs. Burdick will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1:30 pm., in the Holly Funeral Home, Waupaca, Wis. Interment will be in Royalton, Wis. The caskets will remain closed.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - February 22, 1965 - pg 20
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Russell C. Burdick
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Alice Pearl Burdick
  • Relation: Russell's sister Gertrude married Harry D. Fritchen









Casson, Alfred H.
  • Headline: A Death in the Camp
  • A soldier named Alfred H. Casson, of Fall River, belonging to the Columbia Co. Cadets, died at Camp Randall yesterday, after a brief illness, of typhoid fever. He resides in Milton, Rock county. His mother, having a presentiment that her son was sick, arrived in Camp on Friday, and was present relieving with her tender care the last hours of her patriotic son. He was only 19 years of age. - This is the first death that has taken place in the camp, and casts a deep gloom over the soldiers now there. The funeral of young Casson took place at the camp this afternoon at 4 o'clock, attended with miltary honors. - Madison Journal.
  • Citation:  Janesville Daily Gazette; Janesville, WI - September 17, 1861 - pg 6
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Alfred H Casson
  • Relation: Parents - Curtis Peacock Casson and Hannah Barrington
  • Note: Was a Union soldier in the Civil War



Casson, Clarence Alfred Jr.
  • Age 62, Passed away July 16, 1971 at Park Lane Campsite in the town of Springwater, Wis. Mr. Casson was born Nov. 10, 1908 in Menomonee, Mich., formerly resided in Marinette, Wis. and had resided in Racine 45 years. In Indiana on Sept. 25, 1931 he was married to the former Marjorie Nelson. Mr. Casson had been employed as a commercial artist at S. C. Johnson & Son Inc. for 29 years, last working July 16, 1971. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Musicians Union No. 42 of Racine, JMBA, S. C. Johnson Twenty Year Club and was president of Johnson's Band for several years. Surviving are his wife, Marjorie, one son, Clarence A. Casson III. of Evanston, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Ray (Kay) Horne of Racine, Mrs. Gil (Marilyn) Bose of Kenosha, Ellen of Racine; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 20, 1:30 p.m. at Hanson Funeral Home, the Rev. C. H. Chaveriat will officiate. Inerment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call this (Monday) afternoon and evening at Hanson Funeral Home, 722 N. Memorial Drive from 4 until 9 p.m.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times; Racine WI - July 19, 1971 - pg 19
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Clarence Alfred Casson Jr.
  • Relation: Parents - Clarence Alfred Casson Sr. & Olive Eugenie Raiche


Casson, Clarence Alfred Sr.
  • Age 84. Passed away Jan. 26, 1966. Mr. Casson was born in Marinette, Wis, July 14, 1881 and had been a resident of Racine for the past 40 years. He had been employed as an engineer at the Racine Water Department for many years, retiring 12 years ago. He was a member of the National Assn. of Power Engineers, Water Department Local and the Racine Eagles Club, Surviving are one son, Clarence A. Casson Jr. of Racine; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Casson of Kingsford, Mich. and William Lloyd Casson of Tampa, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. His wife, Olive, preceded him in death on Jan. 12, 1962. Funeral services will be held in the Hanson Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 28, 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Richard Benke of Holy Cross Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Hanson Funeral Home, 722 Lafayette Ave., Thursday, Jan. 27 after 4 p.m. and during the evening.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - Racine, WI - January 26, 1966 - pg 35
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Clarence Alfred Casson Sr.
  • Relation: Parents - William Neal Casson & Minnie Hinsdale Baptist


Casson, Curtis Peacock
  • Mr. C.P. Casson, and old resident at Indian Ford, and town treasurer of Fulton, died very suddenly on Wednesday night. Late in the evening he aroused his wife, informing her that he was very sick at the stomach. Mrs. Casson went to the mill to call for her son, and upon returning found her husband dead.
  • Citation:  Janesville Daily Gazette - Janesville, WI - March 20, 1885 - pg 4
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Curtis Peacock Casson
  • Relation: Husband of Hannah Barrington; father of William Neal Casson



Casson, Olive Eugenie (Raiche)
  • Headline: Casson, Sr., Mrs. Clarence (Olive)
  • Age 84. Passed away Jan. 12., 1962 in St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Casson was born in Menominee, Mich. on April 30, 1877 and had lived in Racine for 37 years. In Marinette, Wis. on Oct. 17, 1904 she was married to Clarence Casson Sr. She was  a member of the  Eagles Augilliary, Florence Nightingale Societ and Blue Bird Lodge I.A. of M. of Milwaukee, Wis. Surviving are her husband, Clarence Casson Sr.; one son, Clarence Casson Jr. of Racine; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur Raiche of Wauwatosa, Wis., and Harvey Raiche of Middleton, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m., in the Hanson Funeral HOme, Rev. Donald Miller officiating. Interment will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Hanson Funeral Home, 722 Lafayette Ave., Sunday after 4 p.m. and during the evening.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times - Racine, WI - January 13, 1962 - pg 22
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Olive Eugenie (Raiche) Casson
  • Relation: Wife of Clarence Alfred Casson Sr.

Casson, Wilfred
  • Wilfred Casson, the 9 year old son of William Casson of Marinette, was drowned at the Pines, a summer resort four miles south of that city.
  • Citation:  Milwaukee Weekly Wisconsin - July 29, 1899 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  
  • Relation: Parents - William Neal Casson & Minnie Hinsdale Baptist

Casson, Susan Lorraine (Hurless)
  • Headline: Susan L. Casson
  • Susan Lorraine Casson, (nee Hurless) beloved wife of Clarence Casson, loving mother of the late Ryan Appelt, fond sister of Michael Hurless and William (Linda) Hurless and aunt to many nieces and nephews. Susan worked for many years as a production editor for several publications of Cahners Publishing Company (later Reed-Elsevier) and Chartwell Communications. After her retirement she was a very active member of the Friends of the Des Plaines Library. Visitation from 3 to 8 pm Sunday, Oct. 13, at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave. Des Plaines, IL. Interment private. Memorials to Friends of the Des Plaines Library. 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines, IL 60016. 
  • Citation:  Daily Herald Suburban Chicago, Chicago, IL. - October 13, 2013 - pg 81
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Susan L. Casson
  • Relation: Wife of Clarence Alfred Casson III.





Dippel, Richard H. 
  • Richard H. Dippel, 68, of 223 Division St., Plymouth, died at 8:25 a.m. Friday at Plymouth Hospital after a lingering illness. He was born on January 16, 1896, in Town of Mitchell, a son of the late Mr. And Mrs. Charles Dippel. He attended district school and on Nov. 24, 1920, was married in Plymouth to Mary Abers. The couple resided in Sheboygan County except for 14 years they spent in Milwaukee. He was a construction worker, who retired 1 1/2 years ago, when the couple moved to their present home. Survivors are his wife; two sons, Richard Jr., of Big Bend, and Bernard, of Sheboygan; five daughters, Mrs. George (Dorothy) Thayer, of Dundee, Mrs. Harry (Lucille) Heider, of Kewaskum, Mrs. Alice Gahagan, of Milwaukee, Mrs. Arles (Vera) Nelson, of St. cloud, Mrs. Duane (Vivian) Nelson, of Foster, R. I., 30 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Dippel, of Chicago; four sisters, Mrs. William Senkbeil, of Plymouth, Mrs. Jack Nesstleroth, of Chicago, Mrs. Almond Wolf and Miss Mabel Dippel, both of Eagle River. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Cascade. The Rev. Richard Bonney will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant cemetery in Town Mitchell. Friends may call at Wittkopp Funeral Home from 2 p.m. Sunday until 11 a.m. Monday, and at the church from noon until the hour of services. A memorial for Cascade Evangelical United Brethren Church has been established in Mr. Dippel's name.
  • Citation:  Sheboygan Press; Sheboygan, WI - December 26, 1964 - pg 4
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial:  Richard H. Dippel
  • Relation:  Wife - Mary E Abers


Dyhr, Leon Christensen
  • Headline: Dyhr, Leo C.  Eagle Lake Manor
  • Age 45. Passed away June 13, 1964 following an automobile accident. Mr. Dyhr was born in Racine on July 6, 1918. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy, enlisting Dec. 29, 1943 and was discharged Feb. 12, 1946. He was a drafting engineer, self employed, last working June 12, 1964. He was a Lutheran by faith and a former V.F.W. member. Surviving are four sons, Randy and Kenny Dyhr of Wheaton, Md., Dennis of Racine and Daryl of Eagle Lake Manor; father, Jens Dyhr, Racine; two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Pedersen of Miami, Fla. and Mrs. Alice Drettwan of Racine; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandnieces and grandnephews. his mother, Mrs. Jens Dyhr, preceded him in death on July 6, 1939. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2 pm in the Christiansen-Osman Funeral Chapel, Rev. Robert S. Heide officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may call at the Christiansen-Osman Funeral Chapel, 1650 Washington Ave., this (Monday) afternoon after 4 o'clock and through the evening.
  • Citation:  Racine Journal Times, WI - June 15, 1964 - pg 20
  • Find-A-Grave Profile:  Leo C. Dyhr
  • Relation: Wife - Carlotta Fritchen - daughter of Harry D. & Gertrude (Burdick) Fritchen (Gertrude married Leon's father, Jens Dyhr after Harry's death.)