MANITOWOC DEATHS NOT IN THE CEMETERIES

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CADOW (NO NAME) 

Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 29 June 1882
The almost 2 year old child of Mr. Frank Cadow, the butcher, died last week.


CANGEL, MRS. CONRAD From Der Nord Westen, 18 Apr. 1889: Death of Mrs. Cangel, wife of Conrad Cangel, on 10 Apr., of pneumonia. The deceased, who had only been in American 10 mos., was buried on Sat. in Kellnersville.


CARDIOU, MRS. FRANK Death here Fri. of Mrs. Frank Cardiou of consumption. The deceased was born in Manitowoc Rapids on 01 Jan. 1872 and is survived by her husband and 2 children. The funeral was held Mon. morning. Der Nord Westen, 03 Oct. 1901


CARIVOE, DAUGHTER OF FRANK Death Sun. of the 3-yr. old daughter of Buffalo St. resident Frank Carivoe. (sic) Der Nord Westen, 02 Aug. 1900 ******* (Cariveau surname in #48)


CARPENTER, PATRICIA A. Patricia A. Carpenter, age 62, a resident of the Manitowoc Health Care Center, died Saturday morning June 15, 2002 at the center. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2002 at the Manitowoc Health Care Center Chapel. Officiating at the service will be Deacon Robert Drobka, with cremation to follow. She was born July 10, 1939 in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Fred and Imgard Sonntag Carpenter. Survivors include her sister, and two nieces. She is also survived by other relatives and her many friends at the center. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Manitowoc Health Care Center Chapel on Monday June 17, 2002 from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, June 16, 2002


CARUS, MRS, JR. Death in Antigo of Mrs. Carus, Jr. of Manitowoc. (No name or date) Der Nord Westen, 28 Apr. 1887 ******* DIED. At 1:40 p.m., on the 27th inst., Margaret Carus, wife of Fred Carus, of diphtheria. Aged 20 years. Mrs. Carus' vitality had been greatly reduced in the past two months, from the task of taking care of her husband in his late sickness, and when this dreadful disease (at any time) took hold of her she was not in condition to combat it. She leaves a husband and one infant child. --Antigo Republican. Mr. Carus is now in the city looking very ill and is receiving the condolence of scores of friends who have known him from childhood. If the sympathy of friends could lighten such grief as his, his burden would not be heavy. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, May 3, 1887 pg. 3 ******** (Note: Fred is buried in Manitowoc Evergreen cemetery)


CARY, IDA From the Manitowoc Herald, 23 May 1861: Ida Cary died, daughter of Alanson and Fanny Cary


CASPER, CHRIST Mr. Casper, who resided on the old Lindstedt farm at Mishicott, died yesterday. He had been a sufferer from dropsy for many years. An old resident of the locality, well and favorably known, his death will bring sorrow to many hearts. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Manitowoc, Wis. Saturday, October 22, 1898 P. 4 ******** Death record says she is in Mishicot cem. but doesn't say which one, Holy Cross I or Holy Cross II. Due to the date of death, it could be either one. ******** Wisconsin, Death Records Name Christ Casper Event Type Death Event Date 1898 Event Place Mishicot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Residence Place Mishicot, Wis. Gender Female (sic) Age 52 Race W Occupation Farmer Birth Year (Estimated) 1846 Birthplace Milwaukee, Wis. Burial Place Mishicot, Wis. Cemetery Catholic Cem. Father's Name Michael Casper Father's Birthplace Germany Mother's Name Mary Casper Mother's Birthplace Germany Spouse's Name Catherina Casper ******** Christ Casper Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Christ Casper Gender Male Burial Place Mishicot, Wis. Death Date 21 Oct 1898 Death Place Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 52 Birth Date 1846 Birthplace Milwaukee, Wis. Occupation Farmer Race White Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Catherina Father's Name Michael Casper Father's Birthplace Germany, Europe Mother's Name Mary Mother's Birthplace Germany ******* (County death index/Christ Casper/d. Oct. 21, 1898/v.6 p.104)


CASPER, KATY Death record says she is in Mishicot cem. but doesn't say which one, Holy Cross I or Holy Cross II. Due to the date of death, it could be either one. ******** Katy Casper Wisconsin, Death Records Name Katy Casper Event Type Death Event Date 1895 Event Place Mishicot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Female Age 34 Race W Occupation Housewife Birth Date Oct 1861 Birth Year (Estimated) 1861 Birthplace Milwaukee, Wis. Burial Place Mishicot, Wis. Cemetery Catholic Burial Ground Father's Name Henry Engel Mother's Name Kate Spouse's Name Crest Casper ****** Katy Casper Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Katy Casper Gender Female Burial Place Mishicot, Wis. Death Date 27 Jan 1895 Death Place Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 34 Birth Date 10 Oct 1861 Birthplace Milwaukee, Wis. Occupation Housewife Race White Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Crest Casper Father's Name Henry Engel Mother's Name Kate


CASPER, NIC. Nic. Casper, a young man who was born and grew up in Cooperstown, was recently riding on a freight train from Rhinelander to Traverse City, Michigan. Near its destination the train encountered a storm and a log came loose in his car, hitting him with such force that he was hospitalized in Traverse City where he later died. Der Nord Westen, 04 June 1908 ******** Nick Casper Michigan Deaths and Burials Name Nick Casper Gender Male Death Date 22 May 1908 Death Place Elmwood, Leelanau, Michigan Age 28 Birth Date 1880 Birthplace Wisconsin Occupation Laborer Race White Marital Status Single Father's Name Nick Casper Mother's Name Lena Reicht ******** It appears his parents are in #16


CASPER, MRS. MICHAEL Elderly Mrs. Michael Casper died Tues. last week in Manitowoc Rapids. She leaves her husband and several children. The funeral was held Thurs. morning at Silver Lake. Der Nord Westen, 13 Aug. 1903 ******** (The only Michael Casper I can find is the father on Christ Casper's death record. On it, Michael's wife is Mary. Haven't found them on the census)


CAYO, EDWARD CAYO, MR. The Cayo boys, Pat and Ed. Who were here to attend the funeral of their father, returned to their home in Oconto last Wednesday. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, April 3, 1883 pg. 1 ******* (From county death index: Edward Cayo d. Mar. 20, 1883 (co. index v.3 p.88) ******** Wisconsin, Death Records Name Edward Cayo Event Type Death Event Date 1883 Event Place Mishicott, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Male Age 76 Marital Status Married Race white Occupation farmer Birth Year (Estimated) 1807 Cemetery Catholic Cemetery Spouse's Name Margaret Laplante ******** Edward Cayo Wisconsin Death Index Name Edward Cayo Event Type Death Event Date 20 Mar 1883 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0425


CERULL, OLGA Mrs. Olga Cerull Dead - Mrs. Olga Cerull died at her home, 1217 South Water street, yesterday, aged 26. Brain fever was the cause of death. Mrs. Cerull was born at Rapids February 5, 1888, and made her home here of late years. The body will be taken to J???? for burial tomorrow. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Tuesday, June 23, 1914 p.1


CHACENSKUY, OTTO Otto Chacenskuy birth: 4 December 1896 Manitowoc, Wis. death: 28 December 1896 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Manitowoc, Wis. father: John Chacensky mother: Marie Marek Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******* (NOTE: There is a Rosa Chacensky/bur. 12-31-1896 in Evergreen, maybe a twin?)


CHARIVAN, HAZEL MYTH Hazel Myth Charivan birth: 23 July 1896 Minominnie, Mich. death: 17 October 1898 Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1898 Manitowoc Rapids father: Frank mother: Maggie Neus Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ****** (Note: Possibly Cariveau? There is a Maggie Cariveau in Old St. Marys #48)


CHAWLENSKY, DAU. OF THOMAS From Der Nord Westen, 09 Jan. 1890: Death of the 15 yr. old daughter of Thomas Chawlensky on Sat. Burial was on Mon. in the Polish Cemetery. (Note: The Polish cemetery is #43)


CHELINSKY, PETER Notice of Application for Proof of Heirship. (First publication Nov. 25th 1884) COUNTY COURT-MANITOWOC COUNTY. IN Probate, In the matter of the estate of Peter Chelinsky deceased. Notice is hereby given that at a regular term of said county court to be held in and for said county, at the office of the county judge in the city of Manitowoc, in said county, commencing at 10 o'clock A.M. of the 6th day of January 1885. The application of Nicholas Chelinsky for a judgement of this court determining the descent of the following described real estate situated in the county of Manitowoc and State of Wisconsin to wit: The West half of the North east quarter of Section No. Twenty six (26), township No. Seventeen (17) north of range No. twenty two (22) east of the County of Manitowoc and the State of Wisconsin. Whereof Peter Chelinsky late of the town of Meeme in said County, deceased intestate, died seized and adjudging that Nicholas Chelinsky, Mathias Chelinsky, Rosa Philips (nee Chelinsky) and Andrew Chelinsky are the only heirs at law of said deceased and entitled to all the right title and interest of said deceased in and to said real estate. Dated this 20th day of Nov. 1884. By the Court, R.D. Smart, County Judge Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, November 25, 1884 P.4 ********** (NOTE: There is a Nick Cilnisky age 25; Mathias Cilnisky age 22; Andrew (sic) Cilnisky age 14 on the 1880 census for Meeme twp. They all appear to be brothers. This might be the same family, but I can locate none of them in a cemetery in the county./There is also a Peter Zilinski d. Mar. 12, 1878 in Meeme cem. #59 who might be the Peter in the court notice.)


CHENEY, SARAH J. On the 29th of August, at Londondary, Vermont, Sarah J., wife of Josiah N. Cheney, of Maple Grove, Wisconsin, aged 27 years. Manitowoc Tribune, Thursday, September 20, 1855 P. 2 ******** Her tombstone is here on findagrave/sent in this obit: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125933951


CHEVETTE, JOHN, JR. From Der Nord Westen, 10 Sep. 1903: A former resident of Manitowoc, John Chevette, Jr., died Fri. in Milwaukee. Typhus took the life of the 24-yr. old. He is survived by a sorrowing father, 6 sisters and 3 brothers. The body was brought here and the funeral held Sun. afternoon from the residence of Gus. Armann.


CHUDZINSKI, KATHERINE WOMAN, BELIEVED TO BE OLDEST IN STATE, DIES HERE, AGED 109 MRS. KATHERINE CHUDZINSKI, INMATE OF ST. MARY'S, WORKED IN GARDEN AT HOME UP TO YEAR AGO Believed to have been the oldest resident of Wisconsin, and with a record for longevity that has been surpassed by few people in the United States, Mrs. Katherine Chudzinski died at St. Mary's hospital Sunday, aged 109 years. Mrs. Chudzinski's death was due to a general breaking down, which had been going on for a time and peaceful, her life passing quietly and without struggle. Mrs. Chudzinski's great age was well authenticated by records at the hospital and by incidents which she recalled having witnessed as a child. Up to a year ago the aged woman was in good health and insisted upon working in the garden at the hospital daily. She began to decline a year ago and for several months ???? had been confined to her room, unable to care for herself. Previous to that time she conversed freely with visitors and recounted many incidents of her youth which established her age. She was in possession of all her faculties. She had a remarkably retentive memory and recalled events of three-quarters of a century ago. Little is known of Mrs. Chudzinski's past, aside from the records showing her birth in Poland and emigration to America. She came to St. Mary's eighteen years ago, then 91 years old, and had since been cared for there. It is not known that she had any relatives being but inquiry will be made. A few years ago when Henry Mulholland was engaged in taking the census in the city Mrs. Chudzinski gave her age, residence and other facts of life, desired for the census, without difficulty. At the time Mrs. Chudzinski received extended mention in newspapers of the state as the oldest woman in Wisconsin. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Monday, March 23, 1914 P.1


CHRISTIAN, ADA Christian-- At Cato Falls, Manitowoc County August 26, 1874, Ada, daughter of Chas. and Caroline Christian, aged 7 months and 16 days. Manitowoc Tribune Tuesday, September 1, 1874, Page 4 Column 3


CHRISTIANSEN, DEDRICKS From Der Nord Westen, 14 Apr. 1904: Dedricks Christiansen died here Sun. evening after a long illness. The deceased, who was 79, was born in Norway and came to Manitowoc County in 1854. Until 6 yrs. ago he lived in Tisch Mills, at which time he moved to Manitowoc. During the Civil War he served in the 3rd Wisconsin Regiment. He leaves 5 children. The body was taken to Franklin and buried there yesterday afternoon. (Dedricks is in the Franklin Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery in Franklin township, Kewaunee county.)


CHRISTIANSON, DAVID David Christianson died last week of consumption. He was buried Saturday by the Temple of Honor, of which organization he was a member in good standing. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1881 P.1


CHRISTIANSON, LENA DIED. Of consumption, at her home in the town of Eaton. Mrs. Lena Christianson. Her maiden name was Olson. About a year ago she married Mr. Christianson and they resided in Shawano until a few weeks ago she was brought to her old home. She breathed her last on Wednesday. She leaves her husband, one infant, and a large circle of sorrowing friends who have the deepest sympathy of their friends and neighbors in their loss. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, February 3, 1885 P.6 (She is also in the News section for people)


CHRISTEOFF, ANDREW Died April 11, 1943 age 71 years, buried in the county cemetery/from burial records of St. John's United Church of Christ. (Note: he should be in Evergreen but no record there.)


CHRVALA, JOHN Name: Chrvala John D.: 12/6/1877 B.: 11/30/1877 Reg. D.: 12/14/1877 Sex:M/W Age at Death: 8 Da. B.P.: Cooperstown D.P.: Cooperstown Cem.: Cooperstown Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Rossochowitz, Cpstn. Spouse: F.: Frank Chrvala M.: Susanna Ritschdorf Cause of Death: Weakness Pg. #: 233


CHUPITA, MRS. JOHN Bring body From Racine for Burial Here Funeral services for Mrs. John Chupita, who died at Racine Sunday, where held this morning at 10 o'clock from the home of her daughter- in-law, Mrs. Joseph Chupita of Kellnersville and St. Joseph's church. Mrs. Chupita was a resident of Menchalville until six years ago when she moved to Racine to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Frank Pavek. She was eighty-six years old and had not been well for several years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Pavek of Racine and Mrs. Ernest Lacey of the Philippine Islands. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, November 16, 1926 P.2 (Probably should be in #26)


CICHANTEK, ANNA Anna Cichantek birth: 27 February 1892 Manitowoc, Wisc. death: 17 February 1898 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1898 Manitowoc, Wisc. father: Paul Cichantek mother: Paulina Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


CICHANTEK, PAULINA RETURNS FROM CHURCH; DIES Mrs. Paul Cichantek's Death Friday Night Was Sudden Returning home from church, where she had attended services during the evening, Mrs. Paul Cichantek, a South Side Side (sic) resident, suffered a sudden attack of illness Friday night and three hours later was dead. Mrs. Cichantek was in apparent health during the day and early evening and upon returning from church she became faint and her condition grew worse and at 11 o'clock, death resulted. Mrs. Cichantek was 38 years of age and is survived by a husband and family of eight children. Death was due to heart trouble though deceased had never experienced any serious illness from the cause before. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Saturday, June 20, 1908 P.1 (NOTE: Paulina on 1900 census Manitowoc twp/Ward 7/page 9a)


CIHAK, VACLAV a.k.a. Paul Novak BELIEVE MAN DELIBERATELY CHOSE DEATH UNDER TRAIN Aged Man Is Run Down At Junction at Noon Did Paul Novak, aged wayfarer, killed by a North Western train at Two Rivers Junction shortly before noon today, deliberately choose death? Trainmen believe that he did and in support of their belief cite the testimony of Engineer John Watson who says that Novak, walking on the tracks, heard the signal of the approaching train, turned around about, and then continued walking the tracks, making no attempt to get out of danger. Novak, who appears a man of 65 years of age, was killed by the North Western train which arrives here from Green Bay at 11:30 as he was walking the tracks near the Junction. The man’s death is believed to have been instantaneous and the body was brought to the station here by the train crew. Sister identifies man. Identity of the dead man was established by letters found on the person. These were written by a sister, Mrs. Peters of 815 Collingwood avenue, Baltimore, Md. In one of the letters the writer urged Novak to come to Baltimore, assuring him of a home for the balance of his days and it is possible he had started on the long trip East when he met death here. One of the letters was written in Bohemian and one in Polish. The train was in charge of Conductor Morris, of Green Bay and John Watson of this city was the engineer. According to a statement by Mr. Watson, Novak turned and looked at the train when signaled to get off the track and the deliberately continued on his way with no efforts to leave the tracks. District Atty. Brady and Coroner Kemper were summoned and secured the facts of the accident. Members of the train crew were to be questioned later this afternoon. It is not probable that an inquest will be held. Novak had no money but carried a small sack of coffee, a bar of soap and other supplies which indicated that he was tramping it. A message has been dispatched to the address given in the letters on the body. Manitowoc Herald News, September 23, 1921 P. 1 ********* IDENTITY OF TRAIN VICTIM IS ESTABLISHED Identity of the man killed by a Northwestern train at Two Rivers Junction yesterday, believed to have been Paul Novak, has been established by messages from Mrs. Peters of Westminster, Md., a sister, notified by the police of the tragedy. In a telegram asking particulars of the accident, Mrs. Peters says the dead man’s right name is Vaclav Cihak, but gives no further information. Mrs. Peters, whose name was found in letters on the person of the dead man, had been asked what disposition should be made of the body, but she gave no instructions in her message. The body will be held a few days pending further word after she has been advised of details of the accident. Manitowoc Herald News, September 24, 1921 P. 9 ******* TRAIN VICTIM BURIED HERE POTTER FIELD Chief of Police Anton Trochlell is in receipt of a telegram from Mrs. Mary Peters, Westminster, Md., stating that she has not funds with which to meet the expense of the shipment of the body of Valca (sic) Cihak, killed by a Northwestern train here Friday, and asking that burial be made here at the expense of the county. Mrs. Peter (sic) says that she may claim the body later if conditions permit. The burial was made today with interment at Potter’s field. Manitowoc Herald News, September 26, 1921 P. 1 ******** (Called the Evergreen cemetery and they have no record of either name) This has been cross listed as Paul Novak.


CLARK, ABEL Death notice in the Manitowoc Herald, 14 Mar. 1857: Abel Clark died (formerly of Pottsdam, St. Lawrence co., NY)


CLARK, OSCAR From Der Nord Westen, 21 June 1888: Death by drowning of Oscar Clark, former resident of Two Rivers, a few days ago in Manistee, MI.


CLARK, POLLY ANN From the Manitowoc Herald, 26 May 1859: Polly Ann Clark, daughter of Able and Lydia Clark died in Cato.


CLARY, ELIZABETH (also Cleary) (co. death record v.3 p.251)


CLASSAU, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 22 Feb. 1900: Death Sat. afternoon of 73-yr. old Town Newton resident John Classau (sic) of old age debility. He came to America as a youth and settled in Town Newton where he has lived ever since. He is survived by one son and one daughter, his wife having preceded him in death many years ago. The funeral was yesterday.


CLASSON, MARGARET ABIGAL DIED In Cato on the 8th inst., of dyptheria, Margaret Abigal, eldest daughter of George F. and Margaret Classon, aged 9 years, 5 months and 4 days. Manitowoc Tribune - October, 1863 ******** 1860 US Census Town Of Rockland, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Household Role Gender Age Birthplace George Clawson M 30 Canada Margaret Clawson F 32 Scotland Margaret Clawson F 6 Wisconsin Mary Clawson F 3 Wisconsin Sarah Clawson F 1 Wisconsin Hannah Forbes F 58 Scotland "United States Census, 1860," index and images, FamilySearch


CLAWSON, ELIZA At Manitowoc Rapids, Oct. 14th, Mrs. Eliza Ann Clawson, aged 30 years. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Saturday, October 21, 1854 P. 3


CLEMENS, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 05 Nov. 1908: A fatal accident occurred Saturday afternoon at the Wisconsin Central Railroad coal dock. The new machinery being installed there had a defect requiring repair by a crew of experts, one of whom was John Clemens, a former blacksmith living on 24th Street. The cable stopped again Saturday afternoon and Clemens set out to repair it. He climbed onto the bridge about 60 feet above the ground to make the repairs and reaching for a crowbar fell the entire distance to the ground on his head. His fellow workers immediately sought to help him but obviously he was already dead. Dr. Pritchard was immediately called and could only establish that Clemens had broken his neck and had died in the blink of an eye. The unfortunate man was 28 years old and the son of Peter Clemens who still lives in Town Kossuth. The deceased had lived in Manitowoc for many years. He is also survived by a widow and 3 children of whom the youngest is just 2 months old. The body was taken to the Kappes Funeral Home and from there to the deceased’s residence. The funeral was held Tuesday morning from St. Boniface Church. This is the first serious accident to have occurred at the new coal dock.


CLEMENTS, MRS. J. Kellnersville news: Mrs. J. Clements of Kossuth will be buried here on Saturday. She leaves a husband and six children to mourn her loss. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, June 9, 1885 P.3 ******* Maybe it is this family on the Kossuth census for 1880: Frank Kliment age 42; Mary age 37; Joseph age 18; Frank age 15; Anton age 12; Mary age 9; John age 8; Anna age 5. The obit says she was buried in Kellnersville which would be St. Joseph's. There is a Maria Klimenta in St. Joseph's who d. 4 June 1885 age 40 yrs. Also on the state microfiche a "Marg" Klement d. June 4, 1885..Mary could easily have been misread as Marg. I can't find any J. Clements in Kossuth or Kellnersville.


CLETT, CHRISTIAN From Der Nord Westen, 16 July 1874: Death of Christian Clett by drowning last Sunday. He leaves a wife and three children.


CLOSE, KRISTI K. Kristi K. Close, age 42, of Two Rivers, died Wednesday evening November 8, 2000, at the Manitowoc Health Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2000, at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Rev. David Scherbarth. Kristi was born October 18, 1958, in Two Rivers, daughter of Allene Graves Nelson and the late Albert Nelson. On February 14, 1992, she married James T. Close, Jr. in Manitowoc. Kristi was employed at Paragon Electric Co. for 20 years. She enjoyed camping and playing cards. Survivors include her husband, James Close, Two Rivers; two daughters, her mother, two sisters and brothers-in~law, special friends, mother-in-law and father-in-law. Nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives, friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Nelson. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home on Saturday morning, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The family would like to extend their thanks and gratitude to the nursing staff on 2 East at the Manitowoc Health Care Center and to the many others who touched Kristi's life. Herald Times Reporter, November 10, 2000


COCHENET, FELIX Felix Cochenet birth: 1839 Switzerland death: 19 August 1904 Gibson, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Mishicot, Wis. residence: 1904 Gibson, Wis. father: Joseph Cochenet mother: Margaret Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


COCHENET, MRS. The aged mother of Mr. Cochenet died Tuesday morning at the Cochenet home in this village where she has been making her home for some time. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, January 27, 1916 P.5


COCHENET, RAYMOND J. Raymond J. Cochenet, 77, of 3135 Monroe St., Two Rivers, died early Thursday morning, May 15, at Two Rivers Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers. The Rev. Richard Bidwell will officiate and cremation will follow. Mr. Cochenet was born Jan. 23, 1903, at Mishicot, son of the late August and Mary Filey Cochenet. He was graduated from Mishicot High School. June 18, 1928, he married Carol Scheuer and for many years was employed in retail sales at Montgomery Ward. He was a member of Two Rivers Elks Club and the Silver Kiwanis Club. Survivors include his wife, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Anita Brodigan of Clermont, Fla., and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Herald Times Reporter, May 15, 1980 P.3


CODET, MRS. BERNHARD From Der Nord Westen, 28 Nov. 1901: Death Tues. evening of 89-yr. old Mrs. Bernhard Codet in the home of her son, John Codet, in Manitowoc Rapids of old age debility. The deceased leaves 3 sons and one daughter. Her funeral was Sat. morning in Silver Lake.


COHEN, CHILD OF M. From Der Nord Westen, 08 Oct. 1903: A small child of Town Maple Grove resident M. Cohen died Sun. after a long illness. The funeral was held Tuesday. (Note: Probably #55)


COLE, OCTAVIA From the Manitowoc Herald, 16 Jan. 1858: Octavia A. Cole died


COLEBACK, CHILD OF MR. A child of Mr. Coleback's was buried on Monday. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1884


COLLEY, JULIUS Steinthal news: I am forced to chronicle the sad news of the death of Julius Colley one of our Newton pioneers. Deceased was seventy years old and a native of Germany. We understand consumption was the cause. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, January 19, 1886 P.3 ******* (Note: Steinthal is in Eaton twp.)


COLLINS, GIDEON Died on Thursday morning at 8 o'clock, Gideon B. Collins, Esq. The deceased was a prominent business man of this place and was well and favorably known. His loss will be severly felt in the business community. Manitowoc Weekly Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Wednesday, May 27, 1863 P. 2 ******* Gidion Collins/d. 24 May 1863 in Milwaukee/bur. Manitowoc cem. in tomb/ from St. James Episc. ch. record)


COLLINS, ISAAC INJURIES IN RUNAWAY ARE FATAL TO MAN Isaac Collins, Shoto farmer who had his back and both shoulder blades broken in a runaway accident at his farm last Saturday, died at the Holy Family hospital Tuesday. He was 50 years old and is survived by his widow and six children. Doctors gave Mr. Collins a chance for recovery when no signs of pressure had developed on Tuesday. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, May 25, 1921 P. 1 ******* This is the only Collins family I can find on the 1920 census. They aren't on the 1910, so may have just moved to the area (1920 Two Rivers city census: Isaac Collins age 42 factory laborer; wife Mary age 40; George age 11; Pearl age 8; Mary age 9; (too dark) daughter age 10; (too dark) son age 14)


COLLINS, STEPHEN PERRY Stephen Perry Collins/d. 1861 From the Manitowoc Herald, 2 Aug. 1861: Stephen Perry Collins was scalded and died he was the son of G.B. Collins ******* (Stephen Perry Collins/d. 2 Aug. 1861/cause: scald/bur. in vault on private lot, Manitowoc/son of G.B. Collins/from St. James Episc. ch. record)


CONINE, MRS. WILLIAM (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 01 Aug.) Death in Two Rivers last Sat. of Mrs. William Conine, aged widow of the late postmaster. Burial was Tues. from the English Church. Der Nord Westen, 04 Aug. 1892


CONINE, WILLIAM Mr. William Conine Sr. for many years Postmaster at Two Rivers died on Friday last after a very painful and protracted illness, and was buried on last Sunday. Mr. Conine was a thorough, conscientious, careful and painstaking man and in the exercise of his official trusts had the confidence of the people among whom he has so long dwelt. He leaves a widow and grown up family. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1885 P.3 ********* Death of Wm. Conine (no date) in Two Rivers where he had been postmaster since Grant's Administration. He was ill for a long time and death was a release. Der Nord Westen, 26 Nov. 1885


CONNERS, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 12 Dec. 1901: Also in Clarks Mills, John Conners died Wed. The burial was Sat.


CONRAD, FRANZ J. From Der Nord Westen, 14 Jan. 1904: Death Sat. of 88-yr. old Franz J. Conrad in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph Foerg, leaving 3 grown children. The funeral was held Mon. morning from St. Boniface Church.


CONWAY, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 06 Apr. 1893: Death in a Chicago hospital of Mrs. Conway, where she had gone for treatment. She was the wife of Mr. L.J. Conway of Manitowoc. (No date provided)


CONYE, JOHN MYSTERY IN MAN'S SUDDEN DISAPPEARANCE John Coyne, Soo Line Switchman, May Have Met His Death WAS LAST SEEN LATE SATURDAY NIGHT Missing since Saturday night, mystery surrounds the sudden disappearance of John Coyne, a well known South Side man who is employed as a switchman in the local yards of the Soo line, and the police department is working on the case in an effort to locate Coyne, or learn his fate, but up to the present the search has been futile. Several theories have been advanced [to] explain Coyne's mysterious disappearance but none have been satisfactory or developed a clew that might clear up the case. Relatives fear that Coyne may have met his death in the river by walking off the dock, and the police are maintaining a close watch on the river and have made some search in this direction. If Coyne is dead it is believed probable that his body will be found in the river as in any other event, the body would probably have been discovered before this time. Coyne was last seen late Saturday night when he said he was on his way to his home on Washington street but he faled(sic) to reach there. The continued absence of Mr. Coyne Sunday alarmed the family and the matter was reported to the police and inquiries were made in an effort to trace him but the man seemed to have disappeared as effectually as though the earth had opened up and swallowed him. All week the department has been working on the case but without results. Mr. Coyne was well known about the city and had been an employe of the Soo line and the Wisconsin Central under the old management for a number of years. He was a reliable and conscientious man in his work and was steady and if he has not met with an accident, his conduct is in married and with his wife resided on explainable, it is said Coyne is Washington street. (This line was garbled) One thing that strengthens the belief that Coyne has met with an accident is that the man gave no notice to the Soo officials here of an intention to take a lay-off or quit work as would have been the case had he intended to leave the city for a short stay. If as is feared by some of his friends Coyne lost his life in the river, there is little possibility that the body will be recovered until sparing owing to the ice. Coyne is a man between 40 and 50 years of age and has resided in the city for years. Manitowoc Daily Herald, December 30, 1910 p.1 ******** (NOTE: I think this should be John Cone, who was a conductor according to an obituary for an infant Johny Cone - I could find no follow up on this story and he is not in the cemeteries.)


COOKLE, GRANDMA Cooperstown news: Grandma Cookle, 89, died at her daughter in law’s home here Sunday morning. Her son Frank died about a year ago. She leaves two daughters to mourn her loss and a number of grandchildren. Burial was at Tisch Mills Tuesday with Rev. Hodik officiating. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, February 08, 1928, Page 5 (Listed as Coople on 1920 census for Cooperstown twp. Grandma is Margaret on the census living with Frank and family/son frank referred to in obit is in #16)


CORNY, MRS. ED. From Der Nord Westen, 12 Oct. 1899: Death in Town Cato Mon. of 65-old Mrs. ED. CORNY of a stroke.


COUSHNET, L. From Der Nord Westen, 25 Aug. 1904: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 22 Aug.) Death Fri. from a heart attack of elderly Mr. L. Coushnet in the home of Mr. L. Geur, where he resided. His funeral was held Sun. afternoon from the local Catholic Church with a large attendance. (Have a Felix Cochenet/d. Aug. 19, 1904 in death index)


COUTNIK, SON OF SIMON From Der Nord Westen, 27 Aug. 1896: Death on Thurs. last week, of the 7-yr. old son of Simon Coutnik, of diphtheria. The burial took place Fri. at the local Catholic Cemetery. (Note: This is probably Edward Koutnik/d. Aug. 18, 1896 co. death index v.4 p.364)


CRAIG, JAMES From Der Nord Westen, 20 Sep. 1900: Death Mon. of James Craig following an appendix operation. He was the son of Pastor Craig who had formerly resided in our city.


CRASSE, AUGUST From Der Nord Westen, 19 Mar. 1903: Death in Two Creeks Sun. of 74-yr. old August Crasse, one of the old settlers of that town. His funeral took place Mon. from the Catholic Church in Two Rivers. (Note: Wisc. death index: Krase, August/Death Mar 10 1903 Manitowoc/ co. death index vol 4, pg 208. Dates from death notice and index don't match (death on Sun. was Mar 15), but it may be him. No burial location found under C or K., but should be #89B)


CREJCAREK, KATERINA Mrs. Catharine Gratzarek (sic), after a short season of sickness, died Dec. 5th, 1881. The deceased was a native of Bohemia, who, during her short life in this locality, won the respect of her many acquaintance. Her remains were interred at Kellnersville after due ceremony. The friends symopathize witht he bereaved husband who is left to mournher loss. May this remind us that, "Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more." Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1881 P. 4 ******** (Note: The closest I can come to this person is in cem. #26: Katerina/wife of F. Crejcarek/died 2 Mar. 1881/aged 26 years, although the dates are way off.


CRETEN, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 01 July 1897: Death day before yesterday in Town Mishicott of 61 yr. old John Creten of a stroke. The funeral will be this morning in the Catholic Church. (Note: Surname probably should be Cretton)


CROWE, SARAH Sarah Crowe, daughter of Michael Crowe of Liberty died last Saturday. Manitowoc Pilot, Vol. XXXV No. 23, March 8, 1894, Page 2 Column 6


CUBECEK, JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 20 Dec. 1900: John Cubecek of Two Rivers committed suicide on Mon. by jumping into the river from the Washington St. bridge. He was a former partner of Washington House in Two Rivers, then moved to Tisch Mills a year ago where he held a similar position. He broke his leg there and spent several months in a Two Rivers hospital. Following his release he could not find any work. Mon. afternoon his overcoat and cap were found under the bridge, and his body was soon found.


CUMMINGS, JOHN GILL'S CORNERS Word reached here of the death of John Cummings, formerly of Maple Grove. The funeral takes place at Maple Grove today. Mr. Cummings was a single man. Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, July 15, 1919 Page 2 ******* MAPLE GROVE John Cummings, formerly a local resident but for the past year residing with his sister, Mrs. Wm. McDonald at Superior, suffered a stroke of paralysis a short time ago resulting in his death last Thursday. Burial was held from the local church Monday. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, July 17, 1919 Page 3 ******* (Note: Cemetery #55 is the only cem. in Maple Grove twp. with this surname.


CUMMINGS, MICHAEL From Der Nord Westen, 19 Apr. 1894: There were 2 deaths in the local mental facility during the past several days: Bettern Robert, and Michael Cummings, one from Town Franklin, the other from Cato.


CUMMINGS, MRS. ROBERT (possibly Honora Carey Cummings) MAPLE GROVE Mrs. Robert Cummings, Sr., who was one of the early pioneers of the town of Franklin, died at her home Jan. 31. Deceased was an aged and highly respected resident, and was about eighty five years old. She was born in the County Kerrie, Ireland, in 1830, being one of a large family. She came with her parents to the New World, at the age of 19, settling in the eastern states at first. After her marriage to Robert Cummings, and when duty called here to follow him, she came with other relatives to find a new home in the forests of Franklin. Since then she lived here until her death. Many were the tales of pioneer hardships which she took a delight in telling and it is from this sturdy stock that we, the younger gener- ation, are able to glean a few facts of the early struggles which our people had to contend with. She had a genial and kindly disposition, ever ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. Many kind acts and generous donations which “never saw the light” are attributed to this kind hearted and unselfish woman, whose neighbors all remember her generous nature and the happiness she found in doing good. She was the mother of ten children of which six live to survive her: Mrs. Curry of Buffalo, N.Y.; Hannah of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. McDonald of Superior, Wis., who was the first white child born in the town of Franklin; Sister Fatina of Pullman, Ill., John and Julia of the old home. She was a woman of more than the ordinary ability, a kind and loving mother, a devoted wife, a good neighbor and a devout Christian. She came from that Irish stock who in the early days settled in the wilderness and made homes for their children amid the danger and hardships of pioneer life. It is but a matter of a few more years, and few indeed, of her type will be left. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Tuesday, February 09, 1915, Page 4


CUNNINGHAM, RHODA From the Manitowoc Herald, 05 Apr. 1856: Rhoda Cunningham died at Clarks Mills, wife of Thomas Cunningham. ********* On Tuesday, the 1st inst., Mrs. Rhoda wife of Thomas Cunningham, aged 2? years. Mrs. Cunningham was highly esteemed and respected by all who knew her. Her amiable disposition and many lovely traits of character endeared her to a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances, some of whom can remember her when years ago with hopes ardent and glowing, she came to Manitowoc to gladden and beautify a home in the west and they will cherish the recollections which will associate themselves with the loving smile which ever beamed in the eye whose lustre is disarmed and whose light has gone out in the chamber of death. We forebear to draw aside the veil which hides the grief of the stricken mourners, but we may tender our sympathy, sincere and heart felt to those whose hearts have been saddened by this melancholy ????? mood. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Thursday, April 10, 1856 P. 3


CUNNINGHAM, THOMAS From the Manitowoc Herald, 06 Mar. 1858: Thomas Cunningham husband of Rhoda died at Clark's Mills.


CUSHING, JAMES From the Manitowoc Herald, 29 July 1854: James Cushing died.