RABE, ARWIN W. Funeral services for Arwin W. Rabe, 85, formerly of Milwaukee, who died Friday morning at Heritage Nursing Center here, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Nickel's Funeral Home. The Rev. Louis Huber, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church, will officiate, with burial in Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Rabe, who moved to Milwaukee from Sheboygan in 1942, had been at Heritage since last July. A native of the Town of Liberty (Manitowoc County), he was born Jan. 13, 1886, a son of the late Fred and Anna Rabe. He graduated from Sheboygan High School in 1905, and married Selma Stegner, Aug. 10, 1911. His wife died in 1941. Employed at Kohler Co. from 1905 to 1934 he also operated a grocery store at 1123 N. 16th St., here from 1928-42. In Milwaukee he was employed by Nordberg Mfg. Co. until 1961 and by Midwest Die Casting Co. until retiring in 1967. Mr. Rabe was a member of St. Mark Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carita Cunningham, Sheboygan; a son, Frederick, Milwaukee; three grandchildren and two great- grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. August Hoyer, Sheboygan. A memorial has been established in Mr. Rabe's name for the St. Mark building fund. RABE, HERMAN G. Herman G. Rabe, 85, of 1905 Park Ave., New Holstein, died Tuesday morning at Calumet Memorial Hospital in Chilton after a lengthy illness. A resident of New Holstein for the past 12 years, he was born in the Town of Eaton (Manitowoc County) on Sept. 10, 1886, the son of the late Fred and Wilhelmina Kapernick Rabe. On Feb. 10, 1910 he married Martha Ninmer in Kiel. He farmed in the Eaton area all his adult life before retiring and moving to New Holstein 12 years ago. Mr. Rabe was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, New Holstein. He is survived by his wife; a son, Allen E., Wilmington, Del.; a daughter, Mrs. Adolph Lucinda Sievert, New Holstein; five grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Edward Christel, Kiel, and Mrs. Alma Ruh of New Holstein. Four brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be Fridy at 1:30 p.m. at the Erbe-Evjen Funeral Home in New Holstein, with the Rev. Albert K. Borne, pastor of St. John UCC, officiating, Burial will be at the New Holstein City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday, until the time of services. RAHR, FATHER OF MRS. REINHARD From Der Nord Westen, 08 June 1905: Mrs. Reinhard Rahr here received a trans-Atlantic cable on Fri. bearing the sad news that her father, Guido Roch, had died in Hanover, Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Roch had been looking forward to coming to Manitowoc this summer to pay a visit to their daughter. RANK, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 06 Sept. 1894: Death in Brillion on Fri. of John Rank, who was born 28 July 1875. He was buried Sun. at the Catholic Cemetery in Brillion. RANK, MARTIN From Der Nord Westen, 31 May 1900: Martin Rank died of a heart attack in Kaukauna on Wed. last week. The deceased, who had been ill the past 14 days, had planned to return to his work on Thurs. at the shop of the Northwestern Railroad there. Mr. Rank was a former resident of Manitowoc, reached the age of 54 and is survived by his widow (daughter of Mr. Detrois here) as well as 5 grown children. The funeral was Fri. RASMUSSEN, CHRISTIANA Mrs. Christiana Rasmussen Of Kiel Is Called to Rest Kiel.- Mrs. Christiana Rasmussen, 84, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Paul F. Domke, N. Fourth street, at 3:15 p.m. Monday, after an illness of four weeks. The deceased, who was before her marriage Miss Christiana Peterson, was born in Drummen, Norway on June 1, 1851. Her marriage to Christian Rasmussen, also a native of Norway, took place on October 31, 1871, in this country, and the couple resided in the vicinity of Green Bay. Mr. Rasmussen was a blacksmith by trade and also did mechanical work. Later the Rasmussen family purchased a farm near Oconto Falls on which they resided many years. Mr. Rasmussen passed away in November, 1926, and since that time Mrs. Rasmussen made her home here with her daughter. Nine children were born to the couple, of whom two passed away in infancy. Survivors are: seven children, John, of Wausau; Christian, of Oconto Falls; Albert, of Oconto; Thomas and Martin of Mountain, Wis.; the Rev. Arthur Rasmussen of Hornick, Iowa, and Mrs. Paul F. Domke of Kiel. There are also 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and one brother, Martin Peterson, of Oregon. Funeral services will be held at Mountain, Wis., Thursday afternoon at the Lutheran church. Burial will be made in the city cemetery at Mountain. RATH, FRED From Der Nord Westen, 28 July 1904: Death in Chicago last week of 40-yr. old Fred Rath, a son of the local Rath family. Another son of that family died a few weeks ago and yet another several months ago. So within a year the family has lost all its sons. Fred Rath was buried in Chicago. RAYMOND, CHAS. From Der Nord Westen, 25 June 1885: Death of Chas. Raymond (no date given), former Express Agent here, recently a resident of Minneapolis. RAYNOR, MRS. FRANCES Mrs. Frances Raynor, 80, former Manitowoc resident, died of a lingering illness Wednesday afternoon at Elms Nursing Home, Sheboygan, where she had been living the past year. Funeral services, arrangements for which have been made by the Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, will be Saturday at Rochester, N.Y. Burial will be at Webster, N.Y. Mrs. Raynor was born at Erie, Penn., July 14, 1879, daughter of the late Theodore and Emma Truesdale Grainger. She was married to Merney Raynor, a New York carpenter contractor, at Wolcott, N.Y., Dec. 24, 1899. He died 15 years ago and in 1943 she came to Wisconsin to live with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Rowley, 1609 Torrison Dr., Manitowoc. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Rowley of Manitowoc, Mrs. Robert Logan of El Cajon, Calif., and Mrs. James Knapp of Rochester, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. J.A. Petherick of East Rochester, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. The body will lie in state at J.M. Hedges Funeral Home, Rochester, Friday until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. February 4, 1960 REICHERT, ANNA Obituary - 1916 Anna (Cornelius) Reichert In Granton, Wisconsin, Mrs. Adam Reichert, born Cornelius, died after a lengthy illness, at the age of 63 years. Her husband, who passed away about 9 years ago, managed a store which was where the F. Krieger's home now stands, and a pot ash and lime oven. Later he managed a hardware store, which stood on the place that is now occupied by the Stoelting Brothers Company Building. In the year 1880, he moved with his family to Potter, Wisconsin where he ran a hardware store for two years before he moved to Granton in Clark County, where he managed a store until his death. The relatives of Mrs. Reichert who live in the area are Mr. Jacob Reichert and Adolph Henschel in Kiel, and George Reichert in the Town of Schleswig. The burial took place on Thursday in Granton. REICHWALDT, HERMAN C. Herman C. Reichwaldt, aged 62, of Meggers, passed away last Tuesday evening at the St. Nicholas hospital in Sheboygan, following a short illness. The deceased was born Jan. 1, 1884, in the town of Schleswig, the son of John and Mary Reichwaldt. On April 2, 1907, he was married to Annina Holthusen of New Holstein, and after their marriage the couple resided at Kiel, New Holstein, and then on a farm in the town of Charlestown. Following the death of his wife on July 17, 1931, Mr. Reichwaldt moved to Meggers, four miles north of New Holstein, where he has since resided. For eight years he was treasurer of the Lowell school board at Meggers, and he was a member of St. Johns's Evangelical and Reformed church at New Holstein almost his entire life. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Arthur (Sylvia) Kraemer of Glenbeulah; four grandchildren; four brothers, Helmuth of Steinthal, Arthur of Newton, William of Town Schleswig, and Otto of Kiel, and three sisters, Mrs. Henry Hochkammer of Newton, Mrs. Arthur Radder of Town Eaton, and Mrs. Otto Henning of Wilkes Lake. Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon from the Erbe-Hoffmann Funeral Home to the St. John's Evangelical and Reformed church, with the Rev. John E. Seidler officiating. Burial was made in the city cemetery. Pallbearers were six nephews: John Bosma, Fred Radder, Myron Reichwaldt, Clarence Reichwaldt, Elmer Hochkammer and Howard Hochkammer. Three nieces, the Henning sisters, sang "Jesus Is Tenderly Calling" and "Abide With Me," with Don Vollstedt as accompanist. From away were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Greve of Loyal, Miss Lorraine Greve of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Benning and family of Fond du Lac, Mrs. Norma Fenn and Ronald Burgdorf of Sheboygan, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kaemmer, and family of Elkhart Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Henning and family of Wilke's Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Radder and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Radder and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hochkammer and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Reichwaldt and family of Schleswig, Mr. and Mrs. Helmuth Reichwaldt and family of Steinthal. - 1946 REIF, ROSE Mrs. Anton Reif, 78, nee Rose Reznichek, former Manitowoc resident, died yesterday in Los Angeles, Calif., where she has been making her home for the past 20 years with her daughter, Mrs. Lucy Sievert. She was born at Reifs Mills in 1867 and following her marriage to Mr. Reif they located in the county. Mr. Reif died 14 years ago. Survivors are two sons, Jerome of Saukville, Wis., Otto of Manitowoc; three daughters, Mrs. T.C. Sievert of Los Angeles, Mrs. William Theisen of Loyal, Wis., Mrs. William Tome of this city; brother John of Reifs Mills. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at St. Thomas Catholic church, Los Angeles. A high mass will be sung at the Sacred Heart church in this city at 8 a.m. Friday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. Thursday, August 2, 1945 P. 2 REINEKING, MRS. DR. From Der Nord Westen, 10 June 1897: Death of Mrs. Dr. Reineking in Sheboygan on Sun. of pneumonia, after an illness of only 3 days. The deceased, whose maiden name was Sieker, was born in Town Newton and had many relatives there and throughout the county. She reached the age of 44 and is survived by her husband, the well-known Dr. Reineking, and 5 children. REINERT, JOHN JOHN REINERT DIES MONDAY AT MILWAUKEE An operation resorted to late last week in an effort to save the life of a John L. Reinert, former Manitowoc county resident who has been living at Milwaukee for the past several years, was unsuccessful and Mr. Reinert died at a hospital there yesterday. He was 62 years of age. Born in the town of Kossuth, Mr. Reinert spent his boyhood in this county and later spent 16 years as representative of the International Harvester company at Manheim, Germany. He returned to this country several years ago and has since resided at Milwaukee. Besides his widow, nee Ida Swenson of Milwaukee, he is survived by a daughter, Corrine in California; two brothers, Michael of Manitowoc Rapids and Frank Reinert of Green Bay, and one sister, Mrs. Ted Dier of this city. Funeral services will be held at Milwaukee on Thursday. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. March 22, 1932 P. 13 REINHART, MRS. WM. (nee STRAUCH) From Der Nord Westen, 05 Mar. 1903: As a result of childbed fever Mrs. Wm. Reinhart died Mon. in Chicago. The deceased was born here about 34 yrs. ago as the daughter of the late Nicolaus Strauch. The funeral was held in Chicago. REINKIN, BERNHARD From Der Nord Westen, 09 May 1901: Bernhard Reinkin, well-known local cigar manufacturer, received a telegram Tues. advising him of the drowning death of his son Bernhard in the Rio Grande Sun. afternoon. His 34-yr. old son had lived for some years in Saminal, New Mexico, where he had a store. His funeral was held Tues. in Belen, New Mexico. RETTERATH, MATHILDA Mrs. Mathilda Retterath, 80, of 169 E. Rees St., died at 7:30 a.m. today at St. Agnes Hospital. She was born on Jan. 26, 1896, at Kiel, a daughter of George and Mary Braun Foertsch. She was married to John A. Retterath on May 16, 1922, at Kiel, and he died Feb. 8, 1966. Mrs. Retterath was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Women's Catholic Order of Foresters. Surviving are a son, two daughters, 10 grandchildren; and a brother. A brother and three sisters preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zacherl Funeral Home and at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. The Rev. Ernest O. Dreher will officiate, and burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation for Mrs. Retterath will be after 3 p.m Friday at the funeral home. Fond du Lac Reporter, Fond du Lac WI, Thurs. Jan. 29, 1976, p. 22, c. 1 REUTHER, JACOB From Der Nord Westen, 08 Feb. 1906: Former Centerville resident Jacob Reuther, who for years has lived in Calumet, Michigan, has died there at age 63. REYNOLDS, MRS. JESSIE Mrs. Jessie Reynolds, 76, who has been residing with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boness, of Rt. 2, Manitowoc, the past five years, died Friday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, where she had been a patient four days. Funeral services will be at St. Peter, Minn., with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in that city. Arrangements are being made by Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and the body is being sent to the Klein Mortuary at St. Peter. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 23, 1960 RICHTER, JULIUS From Der Nord Westen, 29 Jan. 1903: A telegram was received here Fri. from Seattle stating that there had been an explosion there in the mill of Julius Richter which claimed his life. He was the son of a former resident here known to many of our readers -Mr. August Richter, the furrier, who moved to Oshkosh some years ago where he passed away. A brother of Julius Richter still lives here and works at the Good Luck Clothing Store. Julius Richter was born and raised here but moved to Oshkosh with his parents prior to going to the far west. He was about 40 yrs. of age, and his wife died some years ago. RICK, FATHER OF DR. JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 12 Jan. 1905: Dr. Rick in Mishicott received a telephone call Thurs. last week that his father had died in Waukesha, and he left Fri. to attend the funeral. The deceased formerly resided in Town Gibson and many of the residents there will remember him. RIEHN, HERMAN Herman Riehn, a former resident of Kiel, passed away at this farm home in the town of Rhine, on Friday noon, after a brief illness. The deceased was born in Zitzow, Pommerania, Germany, January 1, 1872, where he grew to manhood. After being discharged from military service in 1895, he was united in marriage in the following year to Hulda Renn. Six children were born of this union, of which one son died. In 1902, Mr. Riehn immigrated with his family and wife's parents to America, locating at Kiel, where he was employed by the Woodenware Co. Several years ago he moved with his family on a farm in the town of Rhine, where he was called to his reward last Friday. Deceased was a charter member of the German Krieger-Verein of Kiel, and enjoyed the respect and esteem of his fellow members in a high degree. He was banner carrier of the Verein up to the time of his death. The survivors are his widow, two sons, Paul and Herman, and three daughters, Mrs. Minnie Reineck, Martha and Esther Riehn; also other relatives, including and brother and two sisters in Germany. He reached the age of 50 years and 8 months. The funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, Rev. Thomas of the Lutheran St. Johns congregation of Rhine officiating. The members of the Kiel Krieger-Verein, Chr. Bunge, captain, attended the funeral in the body, headed by the Arion Band. E. Meinardus made a few appropriate remarks on behalf of the Verein. RIHA, WENCIL Wencil Riha, 83, Pioneer Of Kewaunee County, Passes Away Wednesday Wencil Riha, of Carleton, Kewaunee county, brother-in-law of Principal C.G. Stangel of the Lincoln high school, and an invalid for the past two years, passed way yesterday at the homestead farm. He was about 83. Burial will take place there on Saturday afternoon. The deceased was born in Pilsen, Bohemia, and came to this country when a boy of five, with his parents, who settled in Kewaunee county. He was married first to Miss Mary Aulik of Gibson and four children were born, Mrs. Mary Jensen of Oconto, Frank on the homestead, Mrs. Anna Wojta and Mrs. Thelia Mattek both of Two Creeks. His wife died fifteen years later and he was married a second time to Mary Stangel, in 1890, who survives him, with the four children by a previous marriage and one daughter, Mrs. John Tesarek, formerly of this city, who, with her husband, has been living on the Riha farm since the deceased was taken seriously ill. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. March 24, 1932 P. 2 ROACH, NORA (LAUGHLIN) FORMER LOCAL RESIDENT DIES AT CHICAGO Messages have been received by relatives of the death at Chicago of Mrs. P.H. Roach, formerly Nora Laughlin of this city and Cato, who passed away after an illness of only six weeks. Death was due to complications and advanced age, Mrs. Roach being 80 at the time of her demise. Funeral services will be held at Chicago Wednesday morning. Mrs. Roach, whose husband, a former Goodrich line employe preceded her in death ten years ago, is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Edward Russell, of Oak Park with whom she made her home, and by one sister Mrs. James Meany, of this city. Mrs. Meany will attend the funeral at Chicago. Mrs. Roach left Manitowoc about thirty years ago. Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. November 11, 1929 P. 2 ROBBINS, C.D. Funeral services for C.D. Robbins, 62, father of Mrs. William Christianson, of 1910 Monroe St., Two Rivers, who died unexpectedly at his home in Oklahoma City, Okla., Saturday, Jan. 16, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Church of Christ in that city. Burial was in a cemetery at his native home at Parsons, Kan. Mr. Robbins, who was a frequent visitor with his son-in-law and daughter at Two Rivers, was born at Parson. For 42 years he had served as an engineer with the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad and at the time of his death was the highest ranking engineer in the system. Besides his wife, he leaves six other children, four brothers and nine grand- children. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. January 23, 1960 ROCQUE, ODILON In Two Rivers News section: FATHER OF LATE LEO ROCQUE IS DEAD AT LENA Word has been received here from Lena, Wis., of the death of Odilon Rocque, father of Leo Rocque, police officer of this city, who was recently slain by an unknown assassin. Mr. Rocque had been in poor health for some time, having suffered a stroke several months ago. He is survived by a wife and five children, two daughters, Mrs. Alex Campbell and Mrs. Patrow of this city, and three sons, Joseph and Napoleon, Salem, Ore., and Albert of Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald News, November 16, 1926 P. 14 ROEBKE, MRS. CHRIST From Der Nord Westen, 13 May 1886: Death of Mrs. Christ Roebke in Minneapolis. ROEDIG, IRMA MARIE A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2001, in Molalla Funeral Chapel for Irma Marie Roedig, who died June 28 at age 70. Mrs. Roedig was born Irma Marie Ploeckman on May 18, 1931, in Manitowoc, Wis. She was a homemaker who lived most of her life in Wisconsin and moved to Molalla in 1997. In 1968, she married Louis Roedig; he died in 1994. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Remembrances to the Molalla Senior Center. Portland Oregonian, June 30, 2001 ROEFFS, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 17 July 1902: Miss Constanze Roeffs has returned from her journey to Germany. During her visit there her mother, Mrs. Roeffs, passed away. ROESER, CARL From Der Nord Westen, 18 Nov. 1897: From Washington it has been reported that 88 yr. old Carl Roeser died there on Sun. Many of our readers are well acquainted with the deceased from his period of residence here. He was born in 1809, studied jurisprudence, after which he served in the 1848 Revolution in Germany. He came to Manitowoc in the early '50's and was busy in journalism here until 1860. In 1861 he took a position with the administration in Washington where he has lived ever since. (Detailed article about his life in Washington.) ROMOSER, CARL F. From Der Nord Westen, 05 June 1902: Carl F. Romoser, father of the Rev. J.F. Romoser of the local German Methodist Church, died Sat. in Marion, Ohio. ROSBERG, ERNST From Der Nord Westen, 03 Dec. 1903: According to a telegram received by Edward Sachse here, Ernst Rosberg died of stomach cancer at age 64 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The deceased, who was a former resident of Centerville, leaves a widow and 3 children. The funeral was held yesterday in Chilton. ROSSEISEN, FRED From Der Nord Westen, 13 May 1909: A building at the state mental facility in Oshkosh was struck by lightning Thursday morning instantly killing 2 patients there – Fred Rosseisen and Frank Schupita, both of Manitowoc County. ROUBAL, ANTON THEODORE Anton Theodore Roubal, 77, a retired railroad conductor who lived at 712 Clinton St., Green Bay, died Wednesday morning at a Green Bay hospital following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Kewaunee. The Rev. Michael Jacowski will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. He was born July 1, 1882, at Kewaunee, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anton Roubal Sr. He lived at Kewaunee until 23 years ago when he moved to Green Bay. He married the former Delia Wastel at Kewaunee June 19, 1906. Most of his life he worked for the Kewaunee Green Bay and Western Railroad where he was a conductor for 42 years, retiring 12 years ago. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen No. 445, the Holy Name Society of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Green Bay, and member of the ZCBJ Bohemian Lodge. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Francis Hefferman of Two Rivers and Mrs. James Draeb of Kewaunee; three sons, Milton of Kewaunee, Henry of Green Bay and James of Sturgeon Bay; brother, Frank of Green Bay, and six grandchildren. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at Svoboda Funeral Chapel, Kewaunee, where the Rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. February 4, 1960 RUELLE, HARVEY From Der Nord Westen, 31 May 1900: Farmer Harvey Ruelle, 65-yr. old former resident of Town Mishicott, died on Wed. last week in Lena, Oconto County. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. J. Craite. REUTHER, PETER Obituary 1905 Peter Reuther Mr. Peter Reuther, who died Monday morning of dropsy at the age of 70 in Brillion, where he had lived for many years, and who had been a long time resident of Manitowoc County. Mr. Reuther was father-in~law of Anna the daughter of Mr. Wm. Broeckert from here. With this death we have lost one of the original Wisconsin well known and honored German personalities. Mr. Reuther was born in Koblenz, Germany and came in his early youth to America, settling first in Centerville, where he married Miss Augusta Rossberg. Later the family moved to Two Rivers where Mr. Reuther got into politics and ran as the Republican candidate for Sheriff in Manitowoc County but without success. Of late, he owned a public house in Cleveland Station in the Town of Centerville. He moved to Brillion after he retired. Besides his wife, he leaves behind seven children, namely George and Otto in Manitowoc, Emil in Milwaukee, Louis in Brillion, Mrs. H. P. Schlichting in Deadwood, South Dakota, Mrs. D Andrews and Miss Sarah Reuther in Billion. The funeral was yesterday in Brillion. ******* From Der Nord Westen, 17 Aug. 1905: Death Mon. morning of 70-yr. old Peter Reuther in Brillion, formerly a resident of Centerville and well known throughout the county. He is survived by his widow and 7 children among whom is our current Registrar. The funeral was held yesterday in Brillion. RUEDIGER, OSCAR From Der Nord Westen, 02 May 1907: Death in Chicago on Wednesday last week of Oscar Ruediger. The deceased, who was born here in Manitowoc but moved to Chicago many years ago, is survived by a widow, 3 sons and one daughter. He was a nephew of Mrs. Wimpf and a cousin of Mrs. Henry Hinrichs here. The funeral was held Saturday in Chicago under the direction of the Central Turnverein. RUH, HERMAN Herman Ruh, Formerly of Here, Laid To Rest Herman Ruh, a former resident of the town of Schleswig died December 8th, at 12:30 p.m., after an illness of three months, at his home at 284 Reed street, Oshkosh. Mr. Ruh was operated upon at the Merch hospital at Oshkosh about two months ago. He leaves to mourn his death, Mrs. Melinda Ruh, his wife; Joseph Ruh of Milwaukee, Harry and William Ruh of Oshkosh, Mrs. James Perse of Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Edward Reineck of Milwaukee, Mrs. Ewald Bloch, and Isabelle and Madeline Ruh of Oshkosh. One sister, Mrs. Paul Ringel, and a brother, Christ. Ruh of Kiel also survive. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 11, from the funeral home of Fissand Bills, Church street, Oshkosh. The Rev. Ramthun of Oshkosh conducted the funeral services in the English language, and the Rev. Gade of Milwaukee conducted the services in the sign language for the deaf people. Burial took place at the Calvary cemetery, Algoma street, Oshkosh. Among the out of town people attending the funeral services were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ringel of Kiel; Arno and David Ringel of Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ruh, Norma Ruh, Mr. Voigt, Mrs. Edwin Ruh and son Raymond, Rudolph Neumann, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Neumann, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ruh, and Lilly Ruh, all of Kiel; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Errard, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Errard, and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Laudreman, all of Fond du Lac; and the following from Milwaukee: Mrs. Elmer Walser, Mrs. Walter Hockstock, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schultz, Mrs. Casper Bischoff, Edwin Schultz, Ernst Schultz, and Edward Reineck. Mr. Ruh was born in the town of Schleswig, Manitowoc county, June 8, 1871. He went to school there until he was 10 years of age, when he became seriously ill and became deaf, after which he attended the school for the deaf at Delavan. He graduated from this school at the age of 22 years. He then went to Saukville and worked in a chair factory. In the year 1896 he married Miss Bertha Schultz, also a deaf mute, of Milwaukee, but she died three years later, leaving an infant daughter. He worked at Saukville for another year and then went to Oshkosh and worked for the McMillan Sash & Door Co. In 1903 he married Miss Melinda Errard of Fond du Lac, and made their home at Oshkosh up to the time of his death. He was an employe of the Pain Lumber Co. for 19 years. (No name or date for newspaper) (contributed by researcher/see contributors page) RUH, IRENE Mrs. Arthur B. Ruh, 65, of 2412 State St., New Holstein, died today at St. Nicholas Hospital where she had been a patient for three weeks. Born Irene Retlich, Oct. 9, 1901, in Marinette, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Retlich, she attended school there and on Sept. 10, 1922, was married to Arthur B. Ruh in Schlewig, (Manitowoc County). Survivors are her husband; eight sons, five daughters, 24 grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Ella Lulloff of Milwaukee. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Erbe-Evjen Funeral Home in New Holstein with the Rev. Charles A. Koch, pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ officiating. Interment will be in New Holstein City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Tuesday. - 1966 RUPPENTHAL, RUDOLPH Former Resident Is Buried Here Funeral services for Rudolph Ruppenthal, brother of Mrs. Louise Avery of here and a brother-in-law of George Zorn, Kiel, who died Friday at his home at Hilbert, were held here Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. William Arpke of Chilton having charge of the services. The deceased, who had passed his 56th birthday, was ill only a few days. He was born and reared at Kiel, in the home now occupied by his sister. For many years, and until the time of his death, he conducted a hardware store at Hilbert. Besides his wife, who before her marriage was Miss Anna Zorn of Louis Corners, he is survived by two children, two sisters, Mrs. Avery here and Mrs. Andrew Noll of Chilton, and one brother, Adolph, who is proprietor of a hardware store in Cedarburg. RUPPRECHT, LOUISE From Der Nord Westen, 27 Aug. 1896: An editor of this paper sent a telegram Sat. morning from Burlington, Iowa, reporting the death that day of Mrs. Louise Rupprecht, a sister of the editor of “Nord Westen”. The deceased, who was 60 yrs. old, was born in Lübbecke, Westphalia, and came with relatives to America in 1854, residing in Manitowoc from 1855 until autumn 1861. From here she moved to Madison where she married George Rupprecht and later moved to Burlington where she died. She is survived by her husband and 4 children of whom the youngest is 13. In the summer of 1893 she had spent a week in Manitowoc visiting with old friends. RUSBOLDT, WILLIAM FORMER LOCAL MAN PASSES AWAY, MICHIGAN Wm. Rusboldt Ill for Long Time, Dies at Ironwood Monday William Rusbolt (sic), a former Manitowoc resident, died at his home at Ironwood, Michigan, Monday at the age of 41 years, death being due to an illness from which he had suffered for a long time. Decedent was a son of Fred Rusboldt of this city and had been located at Ironwood for fifteen years, being engaged in the barber business in that city. Besides a widow and one daughter, Wilnia (sic), he is survived by his father, two brothers and three sisters, all residents here except Mrs. Ira Flansberg, of Appleton. The funeral will be held at Ironwood and relatives here are in attendance. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Wednesday, February 23, 1916 P.8 ********* Mrs. Charles Stahl, Mrs. Lou Allen, Charles Rusboldt and Henry Rusboldt of Two Rivers and Mrs. I.D. Flansberg of Appleton, are at Ironwood, Mich., to attend the funeral of their brother, William Rusboldt, a former resident of this city where death occurred in that city Sunday evening. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Wednesday, February 23, 1916 P.3 RUSH, HAROLD S. Harold S. Rush, 56, of St. Nazianz, died Friday noon at Wood Hospital, Milwaukee. Funeral services were Monday at St. John Catholic Church, Gillett. The Rev. Mark Schommer officiated and burial was in the church cemetery. Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. May 4, 1970 RUSCH, EMMA Mrs. Emma Rusch Dies Saturday Mrs. Emma Rusch, 87, died early Saturday evening at the home of her son-in-law, Henry Christel, in the town of Schleswig. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home. The Rev. Lloyd Weber officiated. Burial was made in the Union cemetery, Milwaukee. The former Emma Zarmsdorf was born October 17, 1868, in the town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Ludwig and Sophia Timm Zarmsdorf. She attended Woodland Park district school in the township and March 15, 1891, was married to Otto C. Rusch of Milwaukee, where the couple located. Since his death in 1937, Mrs. Rusch had resided with a son-in-law and grandson on the Zarmsdorf homestead farm. She was a member of the Eaton Ladies' Aid society. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Lentz of Milwaukee, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Henry Christel, in 1937, seven sisters and five brothers.