Julia Preisler, 90
Funeral services were Friday at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Cedarburg, for Julia Preisler, 90, of Cedarburg, who died June 12, 2000 at the home of her son in Fond du Lac.
A funeral Mass was led by Father Ed Wawrzyniakowski. Burial was at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery, Mequon.
Mrs. Preisler was born Oct. 20, 1909 in Hilbert, daughter of George and Catherine (nee Uselding) Wolf. She married Arthur Preisler, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Preisler was a housewife much of her life, and worked as the Badger Worsted Mill in Grafton for approximately 26 years. She also attended St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church.
Survivors include sons Guy (Sylvia) Preisler of Fond du Lac and Ray (Beverly) Preisler of Saukville; daughters Angeline Preisler of Cedarburg and Amy (Robert) Hartenberger of Fond du Lac; brother William Wolf of Grafton; sister Marcella (Jake) Diderrich of Cedarburg; grandchildren Julie (Mark) Jolitz of Sussex, Suzanne (Dane) Kasten of Slinger, Arthur Preisler of Fond du Lac and Vicki Preisler of Saukville; great-grandchildren Corey, Kyle and Kevin Jolitz, all of Sussex, and Alicia and Amber Kasten, both of Slinger; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by grandson Robert, and seven brothers.
The family suggests memorials to St. Agnes Hospice.
Donald A. Gall, 71
Donald A. Gall, 71, died June 15, 2000 at his home in Tomahawk.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday evening at 7 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Cedarburg. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. Private graveside services will be held Wednesday at the Greenwood Cemetery in Tomahawk.
A lifelong resident of Cedarburg, Mr. Gall was born Feb. 23, 1929, son of the late Herbert and Marie (nee Poklasny) Gall.
He served in the Marine Corps during World War II. Mr. Gall worked as a real-estate broker and a bookkeeper and assistant manager of Tri-Par Oil Company in Saukville.
He married Rebecca Helgeson on May 6, 1967 in Hudson, and moved to the Tomahawk area in 1998.
Survivors include his wife Rebecca; daughters Kathy (Paul) Wanat of Fond du Lac, Sue Hendrix (Mark Petrykowski) of West Allis, Cindy (Art) Taylor of Philadelphia, Lori (Rich) Scheuermann of Phoenix and Liz (Bob) Nieman of Cedarburg; sons Tim (Jackie) of Oregon, Rick of Cedarburg, Kevin (Ruby) of Georgia and Chip (Laura) of Glendale; brothers Robert (Gladys) and James (Carol) Gall, all of Cedarburg, and Kenneth (Kathy) Gall of Lake DuBay; an uncle, cousins, nieces, nephews and 18 grandchildren.
Memorials to support cancer research are requested.
Arlin L. Edmark, 76
A memorial service will be held today at 1 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton for Arlin L. Edmark, 76, who died on June 14, 2000. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. Rev. John Shallow will officiate at the ceremony, with arrangements handled by Mueller Funeral Home, Grafton. Burial will be at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Grafton.
Mrs. Edmark was born July 20, 1923 in Milwaukee, daughter of Edward and Irma (nee Ahlers) Laabs. She married Royal E. "Swede" Edmark on Feb. 4, 1945 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton and worked as a housewife.
Survivors include: daughters Jane (Frank) Capozzi of Ephraim and Nancy (Dan) Thelen of Cascade; sisters Carol Ross of West Bend and Christine (John) Wittenberg of Cedarburg; grandchildren Nichole Thelen of Fond du Lac and Andrew Thelen of Cascade; step-grandchildren Brian Capozzi of Seattle, Kenneth Thelen of Fond du Lac and Butch Thelen of Port Washington.
Further survived by four step-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice are appreciated.
Marlin Erdmann, 69
Marlin Erdmann, 69, of West Bend, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at his residence.
He was born July 25, 1930, in Colby, to Adolph and Anna (nee Fakes) Erdman.
After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country until 1954.
He then moved to Milwaukee and was employed at Johnson Control for 20 years.
In 1973 he became employed at the Amity Leather Co. in West Bend as an engineer and supervisor. Marlin's employment at Amity lasted 20 years until his retirement in 1993.
In 1972 he moved to Beechwood, later to Hartford, and in 1986 he moved to West Bend.
On May 27, 1989, he married Janice Boettcher-Hackbarth at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Kewaskum, where they remained members.
Survivors include his wife; his mother, Anna Hedding of Fond du Lac; two daughters, Linda (Chris) Gerlach of Beechwood and Amy Hall of Virginia Beach, Va.; two stepsons, Howard (Rebecca) Hackbarth of Beechwood and Mark (Linda) Hackbarth of Boseman, Mont.; 13 grandchildren, Chris Jr. (Kim), Kevin and Keith Gerlach, Lisa and Daniel Kineke, Allen III and Adam Hall, Heather, Chad, James and Francis Hackbarth, Travis and Lindsey Hackbarth; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Franzen and Destiny Gerlach; two sisters, Arlene Janechek of Mauston and Audrey Todd of West Bend; a stepsister, Marion (Gerry) Lynch of Newark, Del.; a brother, Verdayne (Helen) Erdman of Elroy; a stepbrother, Wayne Hedding of Madison; a brother-in-law, Kenneth (Nancy) Boettcher of Cecil; other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his father, Adolph; a son, Alan; his twin brother, Merlin Erdman; his parents-in-law, Orin and Ethel Boettcher; a brother-in-law, Donald Janechek, and his first wife, Patricia J. Erdmann.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 21, at 1 p.m. at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Kewaskum. Rev. Edwin Fredrich will officiate, and burial will follow in Lutheran Memorial Park.
Visitation at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend, will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorials to St. Lucas Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society are appreciated by the family.
Donald C. Lackas
Donald C. Lackas of Hartford passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at Hartford Memorial Hospital. He was 74 years old.
He was born in Neosho on Aug. 6, 1925 to John and Meta (nee Eimer) Lackas. He married Janet Redlin on Sept. 14, 1946 at St. Kilian Church in Hartford.
Donald is survived by his wife, Janet; a son, Michael (Mary Jane) Lackas of Fond du Lac; two grandchildren, Lisa (Jim) Hansen of Germantown and Jeffry of Green Bay; a brother, Alfred (Maxine) Lackas of Hartford; and a sister-in-law, Trudy Lackas of Hartford. Donald is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey and Lloyd; and a sister, Irene Klemp.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 20 at 9:30 a.m. from the Shimon Funeral Home to St. Kilian Church, Hartford, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. with Father Michael Petrie officiating. Visitation at the Shimon Funeral Home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Interment at St. Kilian's Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Kilian Building Fund appreciated.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Jerome C. Haupert
Jerome C. Haupert of Hartford passed away on Friday, June 15, 2000 at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac. He was 76 years old.
He was born in Milwaukee on March 23, 1924 to Frank and Margaret (nee Theis) Haupert. He married Grace Lenz on Oct. 5, 1946 in Watertown.
Jerome is survived by three sons, Steve (Darlene) of Tigerton, Wis., Daniel (Cathy) of Catawba, Wis., and Michael (Margit) of Rubicon; two daughters, Jane (Jim Vagourdes) Haupert of Milwaukee and Deborah (Bernie) Ritger of Fond du Lac; five grandchildren; a sister, Rosella Holton of Whitefish Bay; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Hollenstein of Hartford. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Grace, on July 18, 1997; and a brother, John.
Private family services were held.
Erwin O. Hahn
Erwin O. Hahn, formerly of Hartford, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at the Beechwood Rest Home in Kewaskum. He was 95 years old.
He was born in Huilsburg on March 1, 1905 to Christ and Emma (nee Uber) Hahn. He married Ann Schaefer on Nov. 10, 1931 at St. Kilian's Catholic Church in Hartford.
He was a volunteer driver for the Red Cross for many years and enjoyed fishing and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Ann; two daughters, Mary (Don) Mehringer of Arizona and Joyce Fechter of Kewaskum; 12 grandchildren, Keneth (Lynn) Mehringer of Johnson Creek, Dan Mehringer of Arizona, Diane (John) Starits of Arizona, Joanne (Robert) Todd of Waterloo, Ronald (April) Mehringer of Arizona, Janet Schommer of West Bend, Dennis (Theresa) Fechter of Kewaskum, David (Lana) Fechter of West Bend, Judy (Gary) Hahn of Adel, Dean (Jackie) Fechter of West Bend, Jean (Bernd) van Vorshelen of Kewaskum, and Jane Muench of Campbellsport; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Irene Buntrock, Eleanor Alton and Betty Kress, all of Hartford; and two sisters-in-law, Till Hanrahan of Milwaukee and Dorothy Heppe of Slinger. Erwin is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Jon Mehringer; two brothers, Herbert and Arthur; and three sisters, Hilda, Rolinda and Emily.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, Hartford, with Rev. Edward Freese officiating. The family greeted relatives and friends on Wednesday at the church from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment at St. Kilian's Cemetery.
Memorials to St. John's United Church of Christ appreciated.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Anna B. Endres
Anna B. Endres (nee Horsch) of the Town of Hartford passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2000 at Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls. She was 77 years old.
She was born in Racine on May 11, 1923 to Frederick and Bertha (nee Seyfert) Horsch. She married Frederick A. Endres on Oct. 28, 1944 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran & Reformed Church of Slinger.
Anna was raised in Slinger. After marriage, she and her husband farmed in the Town of Erin for over 30 years. She was a member of Faith U.C.C. of Slinger and the Women's Guild.
She is survived by three children, Darlene Endres of the Town of Hartford, Karen (Gerald) Groth of Jackson, and Kenneth (Mary) Endres of Hartford; one brother, Wallace (Carol) Horsch of Menomonee Falls; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Frederick, on March 4, 1970; one sister, Ruby; and one granddaughter.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 21 at Faith United Church of Christ of Slinger from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral services followed at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Kris L. Borns officiating. Interment at Faith Cemetery in Slinger on Thursday, June 22 at 10 a.m.
The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family.
Arlyne M. Whittet, 89
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday at Divine Word Catholic Church in Cedarburg for Arlyne M. Whittet, 89, who died on June 18, 2000. Private burial was held at St. Joseph Cemetery in Fort Atkinson. Schramka-Gunther Funeral Home, Cedarburg, assisted the family with arrangements.
Survivors include: daughter Terri (Jon) Lundgren; grandchildren Heidi, Abbey and Sara; brother Bernard (Corrine) Humbach; sister Barbara (Jerry) Churchill.
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon T. Whittet.
Albert J. Sovdat, 85
A Mass of Christian burial was held Sunday at Divine Catholic Church in Cedarburg for Albert J. Sovdat, 85, who died on June 8, 2000. Zwaska Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Entombment was held at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Mr. Sovdat worked as an accountant for Rexnord for 40 years and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph’s Benevolent Society and many other organizations.
Survivors include: daughter Carrie (Walter); grandchildren Julie (Chris) Wilken and Carrie (Frank); great-grandchildren Beth, Amber, Eden, John and Connor; sisters Elsie (Harry) Henke and Josephine R. Sovdat; sister-in-law Charlotte Mann; brother-in-law Donald (the late Mildred) Buehler.
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lorraine and a daughter.