STRECKERT FAMILY CEMETERY

Eaton Township, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin

Location: 0.6 miles north of the junction of Hickory Hills Road. East side of the road. Transcribed in June, 1975.

OSSW = ON SAME STONE WITH
SSDI = SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX


BUSSE:
Adeline/1898-1993 nee Streckert 
     (Feb. 27, 1898-Dec. 1, 1993 –wife of Arthur Busse [married 1921] 
     –daughter of Henry Streckert and Pauline Marks –born in Wisconsin 
     –residence at time of death was 6708 Lax Chapel Road, Town of Eaton 
     –died from “septic shock, hours –urosepis, 1 day –dementia”) 
     –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton 
     [death record Calumet 28-620]
Annie (see Holdorf, Annie nee Busse [1879-1968])
Arthur/1895-1966 (20 Jan 1895/May 1966/SSDI)
    Man Crushed to Death by Farm Tractor
    St. Nazianz - (Special) – A Town of Eaton man was killed instantly 
    Thursday afternoon when he was crushed by a tractor which got out 
    of control on a farm driveway grade.
    Arthur L. Busse, 71, of R. 1, Kiel, who lived about 3-1/2 miles 
    northwest of here was crushed by the steering wheel of the tractor 
    which tipped as it went down the incline.
    Mr. Busse was thrown from the machine which righted itself when it 
    got back onto level ground.
    A lifelong resident of the area, Mr. Busse was born Jan. 20, 1895, 
    the son of John and Sophia Horstmann Busse, and was married to Adeline 
    Streckert at Reedsville in 1921.
    He was educated in Town of Eaton schools and owned a milk route for a 
    number of years in addition to operating a farm.
    He served as a member of the former Sunny Side school board and was a 
    member of the Kiel Presbyterian Church.
    Surviving are his wife; twin sons, Kenneth and Kenton, both of the Town 
    of Eaton; two brothers, John and August, both of Manitowoc; a sister, 
    Mrs. William Holdorf, Manitowoc, and two grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Kiel Presbyterian 
    Church with the Rev. Allan Bowe, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be 
    in the Town of Eaton Cemetery.
    Friends may call at the Christianson Funeral Home, Valders, from 3 p.m. 
    Sunday to 1 a.m. Monday and at the church from noon to the hour of 
    services.
    The Sheboygan Press – Friday, May 6, 1966 – P. Front Page
     ********
     Arthur Louis (Jan. 20, 1895-May 5, 1966 –husband of Adeline Streckert 
     [married 1921] –son of John Busse and Sophia Horstmann 
     –on June 20, 1945 purchased the farm at 7307 Lax Chapel Road 
     from Arthur and Loretta Kautzer –owned this farm until his death in 1966 
     – on June 19, 1970 his widow Adeline sold this farm to their son 
     Kenneth Busse and his wife Florence Halverson 
     –“A Town of Eaton man was killed instantly …when he was crushed 
     by a tractor which got out of control on a farm driveway grade….was 
     crushed by the steering wheel of the tractor which tipped as it went 
     down the incline.” –from the Sheboygan Press, May 6, 1966 
     –died from “crushed chest, sudden –internal injuries”) 
     –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton 
     [death record Manitowoc 62-280]

DRAHEIM: Wilhelmina/Gattin von/C.H. Draheim/Gest./23 April 1872/Alter/33 Jahr 3 mon. 27 Tage


FORSTNER: William C./1915-2003 Forstner, William Charles 805 Vogt Lane Chilton Age 87, died Monday, January 27, 2003 at the Calumet Medical Center in Chilton. He was born on February 2, 1915 in Seymour; son of the late Paul and Louise (Gross) Forstner. He married Catherine “Katie” Berrens on August 24, 1940 in Chilton. He worked for Tecumseh Products in New Holstein until retiring in 1974. He is survived by his wife Katie, Chilton; three children: Yvonne (Lowell) Holdorf, Kiel; William R. (Lois) Forstner, Chilton; Kenneth Forstner, Kimberly; eight grandchildren: Lee Holdorf, Mark Holdorf, David (Holly) Holdorf, Lisa (David) Arvai, Dale (Missy) Forstner, Mike Forstner, Jenny Forstner, and Jill Forstner and fiance Phil Ulmar; three step-grandchildren: Michael, Jordan, and Ryan Bastien; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Janet Dohr, Chilton. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Jerome, Robert, and Paul Forstner; and three sisters: Golda, Linda, and Margaret. William’s wishes were to be cremated, and to have private family services at a later date. Wieting Funeral Home of Chilton is assisting the family. Wieting Funeral Home of Chilton 411 W. Main St. Chilton, WI 53014 920-849-4941 www.wietingfuneralhome.com Herald Times Reporter January 2003 (Feb. 2, 1915-Jan. 27, 2003 –husband of Catherine M. Berrens [married Aug. 24, 1940 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, City of Chilton, Calumet County –Catherine was born about 1920 of Edward Berrens and Lena Sherer] –son of Paul Forstner and Louise Gross –born in Wisconsin –factory worker at Engine Products –residence at time of death was 805 Vogt lane Apt. #1, Chilton, Calumet County –died from “stroke, days –arteriosclerotic vascular heart disease, years –pneumonia –renal failure –cremated”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [marriage record Calumet 10-79] [death record Calumet 33-127]


HOLDORF: Gordon/1933-1934 Infant Son is Victim of Measles on Thursday Funeral services were held this afternoon from the Niles Presbyterian church for Gordon Franklin, 16 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Holdorf, town of Eaton. The child suffered an attack of the measles, complications developed and he died Thursday afternoon. Survivors are the parents and a brother, Lawrence Holdorf. Manitowoc Herald Times - Sat., May 5, 1934 - page 15 ******** (baby –Jan. 24, 1933-May 3, 1934 –son of Erwin Holdorf and Johanna Streckert –born in Wisconsin –died from “broncho pneumonis, May 1, 1934 –measles, April 24, 1934 –rickets, Jan.-Feb. 1934”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 28-501] Eunice/1931 Eaton News: The little infant daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Holdorf on Thursday of last week died Wednesday night. The funeral was held on Friday,interment in the Streckert private cemetery. Manitowoc Herald News - Nov. 27, 1931 ******** (baby –Nov. 12, 1931-Nov. 18, 1931 –daughter of Erwin Holdorf and Johanna Streckert –born in Wisconsin –died from “premature birth, 7th month”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 26-697] Hanna/1896-1965 Mrs. Erwin Holdorf, 69, of R. 1., Kiel (Town of Eaton), died Sunday at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton. The former Hanna Streckert was born on May 28, 1896, in Town of Eaton, a daughter of the late Henry and Paulina Streckert. She was married to Erwin Holdorf on Sept. 25, 1919, at Niles Presbyterian Church. The couple engaged in farming in the township until two years ago. Mrs. Holdorf was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. Survivors are her husband; two sons, Lawrence of Greenwood, Ind., and Lowell of R. 1, Kiel; seven grandchildren; two brothers, George Streckert of rural Kiel, and Fried Streckert of rural Chilton; three sisters, Mrs. Arthur Busse of rural Kiel, Mrs. Selmar Skatrud of rural Valders, and Mrs. Vilas Holdorf of rural Chilton. One daughter and one son preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. The Rev. Allen Bowe will officiate and burial will be in Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 11 a.m. Wednesday, and then at the church from noon until services. The Sheboygan Press – Monday, October 26, 1965 – P. 12 ******** Johanna nee Streckert (May 28, 1896-Oct. 24, 1965 –wife of Erwin Holdorf [married Sept. 25, 1919 in Town of Eaton] –daughter of Henry Streckert and Paulina Marx –born Town of Eaton –died from “vascular collapse and hypoxia, 12 hours –severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, 4 days –mesenteric thrombosis, 4-5 days –chronic brain syndrome (Alzheimer’s disease) –mortification of broken leg”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [marriage record Manitowoc 15-443] [death record Calumet 18-100], ossw: Erwin/1894-1980 WWI vet. (15 Nov 1894 May 1980/SSDI) Erwin G. Holdorf, 85, of Route 1, Kiel, Town of Eaton, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, May 1, at his home. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. The Rev. Joe V. Anderson will officiate and burial will be in Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton. M. Holdorf was born Nov. 15, 1894, in the Town of Liberty, Manitowoc County, son of the late Frank and Ernstina Brodke Holdorf. He attended district schools in the town of Liberty. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in France during World War I. He married Hanna Streckert Sept. 25, 1919, at Niles Presbyterian Church, Town of Eaton. The couple farmed in the Town of Eaton until retiring in 1963. Mrs. Holdorf preceded him in death in 1965. Mr. Holdorf was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kiel,and Thompson Burkard American Legion Post No. 28 of Valders. Survivors include two sons, Lawrence of Fortville, Ind., and Lowell of Route 1, Kiel, 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, three brothers and a sister. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, after 4 o'clock this Friday afternoon until 11 a.m. Saturday and at the church from noon until the time of services. Herald Times Reporter, May 2, 1980 P.3 ******** Erwin Gustave (Nov. 15, 1894-May 1, 1980 –husband of Johannah Streckert [married Sept. 25, 1919 in Town of Eaton] –son of Frank Holdorf and Ernestine Brodke –born in Town of Liberty –farmer –died from “myocardial infarction, acute –history of LVH, years”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [marriage record Manitowoc 15-443] [death record Manitowoc 81-136] Elsie E./1911-1989 Elsie nee Streckert (Nov. 21, 1911- -wife of Vilas Holdorf [married July 12, 1941 in civil ceremony at Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa] –daughter of Henry Streckert and Paulina Marks –born in Town of Eaton) [birth record Manitowoc 20-629] [marriage record Calumet 10-363], ossw: Vilas W./1909-1990 (April 26, 1909-Aug. 31, 1990 –husband of Elsie Streckert [married July 12, 1941 in civil ceremony at Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa] –son of William Holdorf and Annie Busse –born Town of Liberty –laborer in construction –fox fur breeder –died from “pulmonary edema, one week –arteriosclerotic heart disease, year –diabetes mellitus”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [marriage record Calumet 10-363] [death record Calumet 27-419]


KAUTZ: Heinrich/Sohn von/J. & W. Kautz/gestorben June 22, 1874/Alter 3 Jahre


REH: Adell Darlene Reh/Aug 10, 1931-May 10, 1978/from obit Mrs. Harvey (Adell Darlene) Reh, 46, of Route 1, Valders, died Wednesday in Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday in Presbyterian Church, Kiel. The Rev. Joe V. Anderson will officiate and burial will be in Streckert Cemetery, rural Collins. Mrs. Reh, nee Adell Skatrude, was born August 10, 1931 in Manitowoc County, daughter of Selmar Skatrude and the late Eva Streckert Skatrude. She attended Valders High School and Lakeland College. June 21, 1958 she was married to Harvey Reh in Kiel. Mrs. Reh taught English and History in Berlin and Chilton School Systems and was a member of Presbyterian Church and the Study Club. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Ann Marie at home; her father, Selmar Skatrude and two brothers, Rayfield and Willard of Route 1, Valders and other relatives and friends. Friends may call in Christianson-Deja Funeral Home, Valders, 6 pm to 9 pm Thursday and Friday in the church from noon until the time of service. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or to the church. Manitowoc Herald Times - Wednesday, May 10, 1978 - page 3


SKATRUD: Eva Skatrud/1900-1978 Eva Skatrude, 77, of Rt. 1, Valders, died Sunday afternoon in Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. The Rev. Joe V. Anderson will officiate and burial will be in Streckert Cemetery near Collins. Mrs. Skatrude was born March 10, 1900 in the Town of Eaton, daughter of the late Henry and Paulina Marks Streckert. She attended Woodcock School and was a member of Nile Homemakers, American Legion Auxiliary and First Presbyterian Church of Kiel. Survivors include her husband, Selmar; two sons, Rayfield and William of Rt. 1, Valders; a daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Adele) Reh of Rt. 1, Valders; two brothers, George Streckert of Manitowoc and Gottfried Streckert of Rt. 4, Chilton; two sisters, Mrs. Adeline Busse of Rt. 1, Kiel and Mrs. Vilas (Elsie) Holdorf of Rt. 4, Chilton and a granddaughter, Ann Marie Reh. Friends may call in Christianson-Deja Funeral home, Valders, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald times - Monday, Feb. 27, 1978 - page 3 ******** Eva nee Strechert (March 10, 1900-Feb. 26, 1978 –wife of Selmard Skatrude [married Feb. 26, 1920 in civil ceremony, Town of Eaton] –daughter of Henry Streckert and Paulina Marks –born in Town of Eaton –school teacher –died from “terminal pneumonia –cerebral vascular accident, 6 weeks –diabetic”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [marriage record Manitowoc 16-219] [death record Manitowoc 78-582], ossw: Selmer Skatrud/1897 (July 15, 1897-Aug. 5, 1987 –husband of Eva Strechert [married Feb. 26, 1920 in civil ceremony, Town of Eaton] –when Eva died in 1978, Selmard re-married to Eleanor Emma Woldt [married July 17, 1979 at St. John United Church of Christ, City of Manitowoc] –son of Ole Skatrude [born in Minnesota] and Ragnild Erickson [born in Wisconsin] –born Town of Rockland –mechanic, self-employed –on Aug. 14, 1942 purchased the house at 18536 Highway 151 –Selmard’s wife Eva died while a resident of this house in 1978 –Selmard then sold this house on July 13, 1979 –residence at time of death was 703 South 33rd Street, City of Manitowoc –died from “respiratory failure, immediate –multiple myeloma, weeks”) –buried at Lutheran Cemetery, City of Sheboygan Rayfield R. Skatrud/1920-1979 War veteran Rayfield Skatrude, 58, of Route 1, Valders, died Tuesday morning in Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday in First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. The Rev. Joe Anderson will officiate and burial will be in Streckert Cemetery near Collins. Mr. Skatrude was born April 26, 1920, in St. Nazianz, son of Selmar Skatrude and the late Eva Streckert Skatrude. He attended Valders High School and Stevens Point College. Mr. Skatrude had been a Physics and Chemistry teacher in Valders School System for the past 32 years. Survivors include his father and a brother, Willard of Route 1, Valders, a brother-in-law, the Rev. Harvey Heb of Greene, Iowa, and a niece, Ann Marie Heb of Oshkosh. Friends may call in Christianson-Deja Funeral Home, Valders, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and in the church from noon Friday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter Tuesday, January 2, 1979 pg. 3 ******** (April 20, 1920-Jan. 2, 1979 –single –son of Selmard Skatrude and Eva Streckert –born in Wisconsin –teacher at Valders, Town of Liberty –died from “cardio pulmonary arrest –histolytic lymphoma, Stage IV, with CNS involvement”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 79-546] Willard W. Skatrud/Sept 26 1921/June 3, 1995 War veteran Willard Walton (Sept. 26, 1921-June 3, 1995 –single –son of Selmard Skatrude and Eva Streckert –residence at time of death was 3103 Tompkins Road, Town of Liberty –died from “cardiopulmonary arrest, minutes –pulmonary artery bleed, seconds –lymphoma State IV-B with pulmonary involvement from Jan. 1995”) –death record claims buried at Jens Cemetery, City of Manitowoc but shown as being buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 100-231]


STRECKERT: Adeline (see Busse, Adeline nee Streckert [1898-1993]) Bertha W./Hier Ruhet/Geb. 20 Jan 1858/Gest. 14 Sept. 1861 Michael/Geb. 29 Sept. 1803/Gest. 19 Marz 1884 Anna/Geb. 21 Dez. 1830/Gest. 11 April 1919 nee Roran (Dec. 31, 1830-April 11, 1919 –wife of Michael Streckert –daughter of Michael Roran and Eva Scheibe [both born Germany] –born Germany –died from “chronic bronchitis –old age”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [though death record claims “Evangelical Cemetery”] [death record Manitowoc 16-484] Johann H./Geb. 13 Juli 1862/Gest. 27 Aug. 1889 Gottlieb/April 9, 1853/Mar. 25, 1928 (April 9, 1853-March 25, 1928 –single –son of Michael Streckert and Anna Roran [both born Germany] –born Germany –farmer –died from “chronic interstitial nephritis –myocarditis, 1 year”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [though death record claims “Hillside Cemetery”] [death record Manitowoc 23-695] The following are small stones - brothers of Johann & Gottlieb) Fred Willie Theodore Edward Caroline L.S. (no more information) Lydia R.E./Toch. von H & P Streckert/geb. 12 Juni 1905/gest. 5 Nov. 1905 (baby –June 12, 1905-Nov. 4, 1905 –daughter of Henry Streckert and Pauline Marks –died from “double pneumonia, about 1 week’) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [birth record Manitowoc 13-350] [death record Manitowoc 7-387] ******** Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 birth: 1905 Eaton  death: 12 June 1905 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin  burial:  Collins  residence: 1905 Eaton  father: Henry Streckert  mother: Pauline Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 Henry J./July 21, 1867/Feb. 26, 1935 H. Streckert Dies at Home Town of Eaton Farmer is to Be Buried on Friday Henry J. Streckert, town of Eaton farmer, died Tuesday afternoon at the home near Collins. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday from the home with burial in Eaton Town Cemetery. The Rev. Arthur M. Krueger will officiate. Mr. Streckert died on the homestead farm where he was born July 1, 1867. He married Pauline Marks in 1890. The widow survives with seven children, Mrs. Erwin Holdorf and Mrs. Arthur Busse, Eaton town, Mrs. Selmar Skatrud, Valders and Anna, Elsie, George and Godfrey at home. There are six grandchildren. Manitowoc Herald Times - Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1935 - page 2 ******** (July 21, 1867-Feb. 26, 1935 –husband of Pauline Marks –son of Michael Streckert and Anna Roran [both born Germany] –born Town of Eaton –farmer –died from “cerebral hemorrhage, Feb. 9, 1935 –recurrence, Feb. 26, 1935”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton, ossw: Paulina/Nov. 10, 1866/June 3, 1939 nee Marks (Nov. 10, 1866-June 3, 1939 –wife of Henry Streckert –daughter of Ludwig Marks and Augusta Rische [both born Germany] –born Town of Eaton –died from “chronic interstitial nephritis –myocarditis, years –acute influenza, May 31, 1939”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 32-680] Anna/Nov. 6, 1907/Nov. 12, 1961 Miss Anna Streckert, 54, of Rt. 1, Kiel, died Sunday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Reedsville Funeral Home, the Rev. Harvey Reh of Stratford officiating. Burial will be in Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton. Miss Streckert was born November 6, 1907 in the Town of Eaton, daughter of the late Henry and Pauline Marks Streckert. Survivors include two brothers, George of Rt. 1, Kiel and Gottfried, of Rt. 4, Chilton; four sisters, Mrs. Ervin Holdorf and Mrs. Arthur Busse of Rt. 1, Kiel, Mrs. Selmar Skatrude of Rt. 1, Valders and Mrs. Vilas Holdorf of Rt. 4, Chilton; seven nephews and three nieces. A sister, Lydia preceded her in death. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald Times - Monday, Nov. 13, 1961 - page 17 ******** (Nov. 6, 1907-Nov. 12, 1961 –single –daughter of Henry Streckert and Paulina Busse –born in Wisconsin –died from “acute pulmonary edema –chronic glomerulonephritis”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 56-294] Karl W./geb. 24 Juni 1843/gest. 17 Mai 1918 Carl W. Streckert, a prominent resident of Collins died last Friday of heart failure. Decedent was born in Prussia in 1843, and came to America with his parents in 1854, they settling in the town of Eaton in Manitowoc County. In 1871 he was married to Wilhelmina Damm. During the past three years they couple has been living at Collins. Besides the widow, the deceased is survived by two sons, Edward of Eaton and John near Long Lake. Also three sisters, Mrs. Louis Rusch of Rantoul, Mrs. Dehart of DePere and Mrs. Busse of Eaton. And also two brothers, Henry and Gottlieb both of Eaton. The funeral took place Friday from the Evangelical church at Collins, Rev. Eilert conducting services. Brillion News – May 24, 1918 ******** Charles W. (June 24, 1843-May 17, 1918 –husband of Wilhelmine Damm –son of Michael Streckert and Fredricka Miller [both born Germany] –born Germany –farmer –died from “fatty degeneration of heart, 4 months –urinary retention, 3 years”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [though death record claims Evangelical Cemetery, Town of Eaton] [death record Manitowoc 15-546], ossw: Wilhelmine/geb. 6 Okt. 1856/gest. 30 Nov. 1936 Mrs. Streckert’s Funeral Services to be Thursday Manitowoc, Wis. – Funeral rites for Mrs. Minnie Streckert, 80, Collins, who died here Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. August Busse, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the home of her son, Edward, Eaton, and at 1:45 p.m. at the Evangelical church. Mrs. Streckert, nee Minnie Damm, was born in Kewaunee county in 1856 and when 16 years of age accompanied her parents to a farm in Manitowoc county. She was married to Charles Streckert and they located on a farm in Eaton. Mr. Streckert died 20 years ago. For 10 years Mrs. Streckert made her home in the village of Collins. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Louis Rusch, Rantoul, Wis., Mrs. August Busse, city, Mrs. Robert Dehart, Appleton; two sons, John, Long Lake, Wis., Edward, Eaton; four brothers, John, route 1, Valders, William, Collins, Henry, California, Edward, Appleton; five sisters, Mrs. Bertha Etzel, Chicago, Mrs. August Schwalbe, Sr., Eaton, Mrs. Louis Hammel, Sr., St. Nazianz, Mrs. Nick Schroeder and Mrs. Edward Behnke, both of Collins; three half-brothers, Louis Lemke, Collins, Adolph, California, Fred, Oshkosh; 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The Sheboygan Press – Wednesday, December 2, 1936 – P. 6 ******** nee Damm (Oct. 6, 1856-Nov. 30, 1936 –wife of Charles Streckert –daughter of Frederick Damm and Susana Dora [both born Germany] –died from “cerebral hemorrhage –arteriosclerosis –chronic myocarditis –senility”) –buried at the Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Manitowoc 30-623][first marriage record Manitowoc 16-219] [second marriage Manitowoc 74-440] [death record Manitowoc 90-50] Heinrich/Sohn von/C. & W. Streckert/geb. 9 Jan. 1878/gest. 18 Jan. 1878 Elma Streckert/1909-1989 nee Lutz (June 25, 1909-Oct. 30, 1989 –wife of Gottfried Streckert –daughter of William Lutz and Anna Klappetein –born in Canada –died from “aspiration pneumonia, about 1 week –severe rheumatoid arthritis, years”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Calumet 27-208], ossw: Gottfried Streckert/1902-1986/John 3:16 Gottfried Streckert, 83, of Route 4, Chilton, died Tuesday, July 15, 1986, at Calumet Memorial Hospital, Chilton, where he had been a patient for the past two days. Funeral services will be 1:30 pm Saturday at Community Bible Church, Manitowoc. Rev. Kenneth Fisk will officiate with burial to follow at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton. Mr. Streckert was born July 24, 1902, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc County, son of the late Henry and Paulina Marcks Streckert. He attended Town of Eaton Schools. He married the former Elma Lutz on April 19, 1941 at Gospel Tabernacle Church, Manitowoc. Mr. Streckert farmed the Streckert Homestead his entire life, until retiring. He also did custom log sawing and small radio repair. Mr. Streckert was a member of Community Bible Church, Manitowoc. Survivors include his wife, Elma; two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Holdorf of rural Chilton and Mrs. Adeline Busse of rural Kiel and nieces and nephews also survived. He was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, from 4 pm to 9 pm Friday afternoon and Saturday at the church from 12 noon until the hour of service. Manitowoc Herald Times - Wed., July 16, 1986- page 19 ******** (July 24, 1902-July 15, 1986 –husband of Elma Lutz –son of Henry Streckert and Paulina Marks –born in Wisconsin –farmer in Town of Eaton –died from “metastatic colon cancer, years”) –buried at Streckert Cemetery, Town of Eaton [death record Calumet 25-448] Elsie (see Holdorf, Elsie nee Streckert) Eva (see Skatrude, Eva nee Strechert [1900-1978]) Johanna (see Holdorf, Johanna nee Streckert [1896-1965])


STRUCKART: Friedrika/geb. 25 Aug. 1865/gest. 14 Nov. 1872


Note: Draheim & Kautz: According to Mrs. Vilas Holdorf, whose maiden name was Elsie Streckert, and Gottfried Streckert, on whose farm the family cemetery is located, the Draheims and Kautzes are not related to the Streckerts. They were buried in the Streckert Family Cemetery since they did not have another "suitable place".