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Eugene J Schmeisser

M, b. November 14, 1925, d. August 1, 2006

Parents

Family: Jean Kuhr (b. March 16, 1927, d. May 17, 2016)

Biography

  • Birth: Eugene J Schmeisser was born on November 14, 1925 in Antigo, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Jean Kuhr were married on July 8, 1950.
  • Death: Eugene J Schmeisser died on August 1, 2006, at age 80.
  • Burial: He was buried in Union Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Gene Schmeisser died Thursday, August 1, 2006 at the Cherry Meadows Hospice in Appleton surrounded by his family and friends. Gene was 80. He was born in Antigo on November 14, 1925, son of the late Alvin and Frances (Luniak) Schmeisser. On July 8, 1950, he married the former Jean Kuhr in Antigo; she survives.

    For over thirty years, Gene was employed at Thilmany Pulp and Paper in Kaukauna, and was also an avid bowler, and golfer who enjoyed many good times with his friends and family.

    Gene is survived by his wife of fifty-six years: Jean Schmeisser of Kaukauna; a daughter: Colleen “Connie” (Jim Arlt) Klister of Kaukauna and a son: Jack (Kathy) Schmeisser of Collins; three grandchildren: Scott Klister, Heather Schmeisser, and Katie Schmeisser.

    Services will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, August 4, 2006 at IMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 510 Sullivan Avenue in Kaukauna with Rev. Melinda Feller officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. Friends may call directly at the church on Friday afternoon from 2:00 PM until the hour of the services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for the Community Hospice Foundation is being established.

    The family would like to thank Dr. John Swanson and the entire staff at ThedaCare and Cherry Meadows for all of their kindness and care.

    FARGO FUNERAL HOME
    400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
    Kaukauna, WI 54130
    920-766-6200.

Jean Kuhr

F, b. March 16, 1927, d. May 17, 2016

Family: Eugene J Schmeisser (b. November 14, 1925, d. August 1, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Jean Kuhr was born on March 16, 1927 in Phlox, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Eugene J Schmeisser were married on July 8, 1950.
  • Death: Jean Kuhr died on May 17, 2016, at age 89.
  • Burial: She was buried in Union Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Jean Schmeisser, Kaukauna, age 89 passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Grand Horizons. She was born March 16, 1927 in Phlox, Wisconsin to the late Herman and Gertrude (Lightfoot) Kuhr, one of twelve children. On July 8, 1950 she married Eugene Schmeisser. They were blessed to enjoy 56 years together. He preceded her in death in 2006. Jean was an avid bowler and golfer. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards and spending time with her family.

    She is survived by her children Colleen Klister (Jim Arlt), and Jack (Kathy) Schmeisser; grandchildren Scott (Janette) Klister, Heather (Noah) Settersten, Katie, Zaltannah and Daniel Schmeisser and great-grandchildren Keating Klister and Elias Settersten. She is further survived by her sister, Florence Schroeder and brother, Donald (Mary Ann) Kuhr.

    Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at IMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 510 Sullivan Ave. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Jean's name. Boettcher Family Funeral Home of Kaukauna is assisting the family. www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com. 920-766-2099.

    The family would like to thank the caregivers at Grand Horizons and Heartland Hospice for the care they provided to Jean.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on May 20, 2016.

Alvin Schmeisser

M, b. May 5, 1898, d. April 1982

Family: Frances Luniak (b. June 20, 1903, d. October 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Alvin Schmeisser was born on May 5, 1898.
  • Death: He died in April 1982, at age 83.

Frances Luniak

F, b. June 20, 1903, d. October 1982

Family: Alvin Schmeisser (b. May 5, 1898, d. April 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Frances Luniak was born on June 20, 1903.
  • Death: She died in October 1982, at age 79.

Daniel E Skahen

M, b. August 24, 1895, d. December 6, 1977

Parents

Family: Dorothy Carroll (b. April 24, 1903, d. July 1984)

Biography

  • Birth: Daniel E Skahen was born on August 24, 1895 in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Dorothy Carroll were married on November 4, 1933 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Daniel E Skahen died on December 6, 1977, at age 82, in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Daniel E. Skahen
    Rt. 1, Hilbert
    Age 82, died Tuesday, December 6 following a ten month illness at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton. He was born August 24, 1895 in the Town of Rantoul, son of the late Thomas and Margaret Mc Bride Skahen. He married Dorothy Carroll, November 4, 1933 in Chilton. He farmed in the Town of Rantoul his entire lifetime. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Chilton, and was a 50 year member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. He was a member of the Farm Bureau of Calumet County. Mr. Skahen is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two sons: Gerald, Menasha; and John, Rt. 1, Hilbert; four grandchildren; a sister, MRs. Edward King, Kaukauna. He was preceded in death by two brothers and eight sisters. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday from Wieting Funeral Home, Chilton, and at 10:30 a.m. from St. Augustine Catholic Church. The Rev. Ronald Reimer will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. Thursda to 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. A parish vigil will be at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Joseph Edward Skahen

M, b. March 24, 1879, d. June 26, 1933

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Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Edward Skahen was born on March 24, 1879.
  • Death: He died on June 26, 1933, at age 54, in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Nellie Rosella Skahen

F, b. December 1880, d. 1953

Parents

Family: Robert Riordon (b. February 1882, d. 1953)

Biography

  • Birth: Nellie Rosella Skahen was born in December 1880.
  • Death: She died in 1953, at age ~73.

John F Skahen

M, b. circa 1876, d. June 11, 1933

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Biography

  • Birth: John F Skahen was born circa 1876.
  • Death: He died on June 11, 1933 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: JOHN SKAHEN, 58, a resident of the town of Rantoul, died Sunday night within an hour after being struck by a car while walking on Highway 57 from the John Schabach farm a short distance south of Hilbert. Edgar Hackbarth, 19, of Hilbert was the driver of the car which inflicted the injury. He was accompanied by Miss Anna Nuss of this city and was driving back to Hilbert when the fatal accident occurred. Shaken is said to have been walking northward on the left hand side of the road. Hackbarth, approaching from the south, turned out to pass another car and struck Skahen as he did so.

    The body was taken to the Pfeffer undertaking rooms here. An inquest was held at the court house here Monday afternoon by Dr. J. J. Minahan, coroner. On the jury were Arno Tank, D. C. Flatley, Carl Lehner, Fred Schumacher, Ralph Mortimer, Jacob Dohr. The verdict found that Mr. Skahen had “come to his death by being struck by an automobile driven by Edgar Hackbarth.”

    The funeral was held from St. Augustine church Wednesday, Rev. F. M. McKeogh officiating. Burial was in the family lot in St. Augustine cemetery.

    John Skahen was born in the town of Rantoul, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Skahen. He spent practically his entire life in Calumet County. He served in the Marine Corps during the World war, but did not go over-seas.

    Survivors are his father and two brothers, Joseph and Daniel, at home; seven sisters, Mrs. Frank Markow, Fond du Lac; Mrs. Robert Riordan, Milwaukee; Mrs. B. T. McCougal, Oconto Falls; Mrs. Harvey Hodgins, Gillett; Mrs. Edward King, Kaukauna; Mrs. Geo. Bowe, Town of Stockbridge; and Mrs. Frank King, Chilton.
    Pallbearers were six brothers-in-law; B. T. McDoughal, Harvey Hodgins, Edward King, Frank King, Robert Riordan and George Bowe.
    Chilton Times - June 15, 1933

    (note: stone must be wrong birth date, as he was 4 years old in 1880 census, and obit says he is 58 in 1933.)

Evelyn Isabell Skahen

F, b. July 4, 1887, d. December 21, 1972

Parents

Family: Harvey Hodgins (b. July 24, 1886, d. June 1971)

Biography

  • Birth: Evelyn Isabell Skahen was born on July 4, 1887 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harvey Hodgins were married on September 14, 1909 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Evelyn Isabell Skahen died on December 21, 1972, at age 85, in Gillett, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.

Laura Skahen

F, b. April 1889, d. June 6, 1944

Parents

Family: George Henry Bowe (b. September 30, 1890, d. September 1, 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Laura Skahen was born in April 1889 in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and George Henry Bowe were married on November 7, 1916 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Laura Skahen died on June 6, 1944, at age 55, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Gretchen Gertrude Skahen

F, b. March 26, 1891, d. April 2, 1916

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Biography

  • Birth: Gretchen Gertrude Skahen was born on March 26, 1891.
  • Death: She died on April 2, 1916, at age 25, in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Bernadette Cecelia Skahen

F, b. September 20, 1896, d. April 24, 1971

Parents

Family: Francis Charles King (b. October 29, 1894, d. October 1976)

Biography

  • Birth: Bernadette Cecelia Skahen was born on September 20, 1896 in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Francis Charles King were married on September 18, 1923 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Bernadette Cecelia Skahen died on April 24, 1971, at age 74, in Rantoul, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Forrest J Banning

M, b. July 8, 1887, d. August 19, 1950

Family: Martha G Berens (b. July 31, 1885, d. April 20, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Forrest J Banning was born on July 8, 1887 in Idaho.
  • Marriage: He and Martha G Berens were married on May 12, 1914 in Dillon, Beaverhead Co, Montana.
  • Death: Forrest J Banning died on August 19, 1950, at age 63.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Peter Dohr

M, b. March 16, 1842, d. April 8, 1908

Family: Margaret Schuh (b. November 11, 1841, d. April 19, 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Dohr was born on March 16, 1842 in Prussia.
  • Marriage: He and Margaret Schuh were married in 1868.
  • Death: Peter Dohr died on April 8, 1908, at age 66, in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Margaret Schuh

F, b. November 11, 1841, d. April 19, 1922

Family: Peter Dohr (b. March 16, 1842, d. April 8, 1908)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Schuh was born on November 11, 1841 in Prussia.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Dohr were married in 1868.
  • Death: Margaret Schuh died on April 19, 1922, at age 80.

Hannah Dohr

F, b. February 1883, d. 1938

Parents

  • Father: Peter Dohr (b. March 16, 1842, d. April 8, 1908)
  • Mother: Margaret Schuh (b. November 11, 1841, d. April 19, 1922)

Family: Peter P Vollmer (b. June 20, 1879, d. January 19, 1951)

Biography

  • Birth: Hannah Dohr was born in February 1883.
  • Marriage: She and Peter P Vollmer were married on September 26, 1905.
  • Death: Hannah Dohr died in 1938, at age ~55.

Peter P Vollmer

M, b. June 20, 1879, d. January 19, 1951

Family: Hannah Dohr (b. February 1883, d. 1938)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter P Vollmer was born on June 20, 1879 in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Hannah Dohr were married on September 26, 1905.
  • Death: Peter P Vollmer died on January 19, 1951, at age 71.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Edward Vollmer

M, b. January 3, 1915, d. December 20, 1997

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Biography

  • Birth: Edward Vollmer was born on January 3, 1915.
  • Death: He died on December 20, 1997, at age 82.

Anna Jacobs

F, b. April 2, 1885, d. April 11, 1951

Parents

  • Father: John Jacobs (b. February 8, 1846, d. February 3, 1922)
  • Mother: Anna Kees (b. January 20, 1852, d. October 14, 1907)

Family: Anton Dohr (b. September 14, 1879, d. April 11, 1954)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Jacobs was born on April 2, 1885 in St John, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Anton Dohr were married on November 21, 1905.
  • Death: Anna Jacobs died on April 11, 1951, at age 66, in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Hilbert – Mrs. Anton Dohr, 65, died suddenly at her home Friday following a few days’ illness.

    Anna Jacobs Dohr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobs, was born April 1, 1885, in the town of Woodville where she lived until she came to Hilbert nine years ago and had resided here since.

    Survivors are her husband; three sons, Edmund of Brillion, and Norbert and Alvin of Woodville; five daughters, Mrs. Andrew (Loretta) Dickrell of Appleton, Mrs. Elmer (Viola) Zastrow of Chilton, Mrs. Mary Ann Ecker of Stockbridge, Mrs. Robert (Lorena) Schicker and Mrs. Alex (Alvera) Weinreiss of Hilbert; a brother, Michael Jacobs of Spokane, Wash., and 21 grandchildren.

    Mrs. Dohr was a member of the Christian Mothers society of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

    Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Rev. Father Martin Jaeckles was in charge of the services and burial was in the parish cemetery.
    Chilton Times – March 29, 1951.

Edmund Dohr

M, b. 1908, d. July 18, 1992

Parents

  • Father: Anton Dohr (b. September 14, 1879, d. April 11, 1954)
  • Mother: Anna Jacobs (b. April 2, 1885, d. April 11, 1951)

Biography

  • Birth: Edmund Dohr was born in 1908.
  • Death: He died on July 18, 1992, at age ~84.

Norbert John Dohr

M, b. February 28, 1910, d. December 10, 1962

Parents

  • Father: Anton Dohr (b. September 14, 1879, d. April 11, 1954)
  • Mother: Anna Jacobs (b. April 2, 1885, d. April 11, 1951)

Family: Viola Wolf (b. March 7, 1913, d. March 27, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Norbert John Dohr was born on February 28, 1910 in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 10, 1962, at age 52.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.