Agnes Francis Schwartz
A service of Christian burial will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Divine Word Catholic Church in Cedarburg for Agnes Francis Schwartz, who died on March 26, 2001, at the age of 93. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. at the church. Fr. George Gajdos will officiate at the ceremony. Mueller Funeral Home, Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements. Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.
Mrs. Schwartz was born July 12, 1907 in Waukesha, daughter of Martin and Anna Michalsky. She married Edgar Junk in 1944, he preceded her in death in 1948. She married Virgil Schwartz in 1962 and he proceded her in death in 1991. She was employed for many years at Doerr Electric and attended Divine Word Catholic Church in Cedarburg.
Survivors include: son Michael (Kathy) Jung of Oshkosh; grandchildren Kristin (Cory) Dorn of Abrams, Nathan (Wendy) Jung of Portland, Maine; great-grandson Jacob Dorn of Abrams.
Further survived by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Edward F. Riebe
Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg for Edward F. Riebe, who died on Sunday, March 25, 2001, at the age of 94. Visitation will be at the funeral home tomorrow from noon until time of service. Interment will be held at Immanuel Cemetery.
Mr. Riebe was born in Cedarburg on Oct. 10, 1906 to the late William and Caroline (nee Radtke) Riebe, and married the late Norma (nee Schultz) on September 16, 1933 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.
He was a long-time active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was an avid bowler, bowling in the Lutheran Social League at the Cedars and the senior league at Circle B.
Survivors include: daughters Shirley (Kenneth) Burmeister of Cedarburg, Janet (Raymond) Gurtner of Unity; grandchildren Mark Burmeister of Waukesha, Alan (Connie) Gurtner of Colby; sisters-in-law Myrtle Rintelman of Cedarburg, Edna Polzin of Grafton; great-grandchildren Hannah and Emily Gurtner.
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, one brother, four brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law.
Memorials to the 150th Anniversary Fund at Immanuel Lutheran Church, W61 N498 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, WI 53012 are appreciated.
Lillian J. Hufnagel
Private family services were held for Lillian J. Hufnagel (nee Kail) of Grafton, who died on March 24, 2001, at the age of 84. Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Hufnagel was born May 5, 1916 in Milwaukee to the late John and Kate (nee Lobnicke) Kail. She married Roland Hufnagel on Aug. 3, 1940 in Milwaukee.
Aside from her devotion to her family, she was very proud of her 23 years as a volunteer at Elmbrook Memorial Hospital while living in Brookfield and being president of the Auxiliary from 1979-’81.
Survivors include: husband Roland of Grafton; children Patti (Craig) Nettesheim of Grafton, Wendy Hufnagel (Blaine Dabb) of Utah, Nance (Tom) Crowley of Indiana, Judith (Jerry) Heine of North Lake; grandchildren Amy VanHoogen of Grafton, Kelly (Dave) Guthery of Milwaukee, Tracy Crowley of Milwaukee, Chad Heine of North Lake; great-grandchildren Alyssa and Nicholas Guthery of Milwaukee.
Further survived by other relatives and friends.
If desired, memorials to the American Cancer Society, the Elmbrook Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the charity of your choice will be appreciated.
James A. "Tiny" Betz
Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Poole Funeral Home in Port Washington for James A. "Tiny" Betz, 76, of Fredonia, who died March 22, 2001 at St. Mary’s Hospital-Ozaukee after a brief illness. Rev. Roger Boesch officiated with members of VFW Belgium Memorial Post 5373. Interment was in Waubeka Union Cemetery, Town of Fredonia with full detail by the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Betz was born Oct. 17, 1924 to Nicholas W. and Laura (nee Schmidt) Betz in Port Washington.
On Oct. 27,1941 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. and was attached to K Battery 4th Battalion, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine Division. As such, he fought in many of the major Pacific Island campaigns of World War II including, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian. He re-enlisted and served as a brig warden at Great Lakes Naval Base in Illinois and a drill instructor at Parris Island. He was discharged in Oct 20, 1949.
He also sailed the Great Lakes as a seaman on the Colombia Transportation Ship David Z. Norton. He served as a Patrol Officer for the Port Washington Police Department and then as a truck driver for the Olson Transportation Company. In 1959 he joined the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department working as a Process Server, Patrol Officer and Jail Sergeant. He retired after 27 years of service to the department in 1986. He then ran for and was elected to the Ozaukee County Board of Supervisors, serving from 1988 to 1993. He also served as a member of the Ozaukee County Veterans Service Commission from 1990 to 2001.
Mr. Betz was a member of the Ozaukee Lodge #17 Free & Accepted Masons of Port Washington and Veterans of Foreign Wars Belgium Memorial Post 5373. He was a life member of the Second Marine Division.
Survivors include: dear friend Joan "Toots" Janke of Fredonia; daughter Leslie Trad of Port Washington; son James M. (Karla) Betz of Floral, Ariz.; two granddaughters and a grandson.
He is further survived by brother William (Fran) Betz of Grafton; sisters Marion (August) Paulson of Black River Falls, Lucille "Cheech" (the late Thomas) Farber of Waunakee, Myrtle (Jerry) Kimla of Saukville and Patricia Baumann of Milwaukee; dear friend Chip (Chris) Crowe of Oostburg; godson Brian Crowe of Sheboygan; other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated.
Margaret F. Albers
A memorial service was held Tuesday at the Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg for Margaret F. Albers of Saukville, formerly of Cedarburg, who died March 22, 2001 at the age of 81. Inurnment was at Maplewoods Cemetery in Luverne, Minn. Rev. Christopher Schwanz of First Immanuel Lutheran conducted the services. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.
Miss Albers was born Jan. 31, 1920 to the late Peter and Emma (nee Hasche) Albers in Erie, N.D. She managed Behrend Dry Cleaners in Cedarburg for 25 years and was a member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.
Survivors include: sisters Lorena Lovell of Orlando, Fla. and Dorothy (William) Ott of Cedarburg; brothers Arthur (Lorraine) Albers of Grafton, Peter J. (Joan) Albers Jr. of Kewaskum.
She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Miss Albers was preceded in death by brothers, George, Lloyd and Vernon.
Memorials to the Alzheimers Association or the American Cancer Society appreciated.
Margaret A. "Marge" Schmidt
Margaret A. "Marge" Schmidt, 65, of Beechwood, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2001, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born April 21, 1935, in Port Washington, to the late Clemens and Dorothy (Mrazik) Ansay, and on April 23, 1955, married Phillip E. Schmidt at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Port Washington.
Mrs. Schmidt was employed by Serigraph Inc. in West Bend, retiring in 2000 after 22 years of service.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Kewaskum, and the Beechwood Fire Department Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband; four children, Michael P. Schmidt of Beechwood, Deb (Robert) Stoneman of Plymouth, Patricia (Terry) Vetter of Beechwood and Carol (Jeff) Nigh of Waukesha; five grandchildren, Nicole and Bradley Vetter, Bobby Stoneman, Alyssa and Alexander Nigh; a brother, Paul (Sarah) Ansay of Verona; two brothers-in-law, William E. (Agnes) Schmidt and Donald F. Schmidt, both of Beaver Dam; two sisters-in-law, Lucille (Walter) Warzyn of Menasha and Bea (Werner) Schurman of Lake Tomahawk; other relatives and many friends.
Preceding her in death was an infant daughter, Jean Ellen.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Kewaskum, with Father Mark Jones officiating. Cremation has taken place.
The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Kettle Moraine Oncology, the American Cancer Society or Relay for Life are preferred.
The Miller Funeral Home, Kewaskum, is serving the family.
Lucille E. Schultz
Lucille E. Schultz, nee Harth, 80, of Green Lake, a dear and loved woman, left us on Monday, March 26, 2001.
She was born in Mayfield, and was the cherished wife of a wonderful husband of 60 years, Herman.
Through her illness she kept her sense of humor and continued to be gracious and gentle.
She will be thought of and missed by her surviving brothers and sisters, James Harth, Ralph (Dorothy) Harth, Gladys Bergstrom, Sophie Tesch, Helen (Norman) Beder, Lois (Richard) Gaskell and Luella (James) Hagen; and a sister-in-law, Nevada Harth.
She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Miles and Mabel Harth; brothers, George, Lester, Robert and Miles Jr.; sisters, Florence Lehner, Mary Ann Boettcher and Ruth Harth; sisters-in-law, Margaret Harth, Marion Harth and Marie Harth; brothers-in-law, William Bergstrom, Hugo Lehner, Marvin Tesch and Harold Boettcher.
Lucille's attributes will be greatly missed by her husband. She was an exceptional homemaker and performed this mission many times during the 23 years of life spent as a dependent in the U.S. Army, both in the U.S. and three trips to Germany.
Lucille put her family first in helping, visiting, doing for others.
She was a willing buddy and partner when it came to fishing, hunting, traveling, bowling and especially dancing.
Lucille was a member of Green Lake Auxiliary Post 306.
Private family services were held on Thursday, March 29, at 1 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home, West Bend.
Pastor James Hill officiated, and entombment took place in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.
A memorial has been established for the First Responders of Green Lake.
Special thanks to the staff and doctors at Mercy Medical Center of Oshkosh, The Omro Care Center and Green Lake Family Practice.
Her memory is our keepsake and she will always be in our hearts. Rest in peace now.