MANITOWOC DEATHS NOT IN THE CEMETERIES

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RABATCHEK, PETER

From Der Nord Westen, 22 Nov. 1900:
After 15 yrs. of suffering Peter Rabatchek died Tues. in Newton at age 75.


RABES, JOHN Death of John Rabes, an old resident of Town Schleswig, on Friday at the advanced age of 86. Der Nord Westen - Oct. 6, 1898 ******* (Note: Friday would have been Sept. 30)


RABETZ, INFANT OF JACOB An infant child of Jacob Rabetz of Gibson died last week. Manitowoc Lakeshore Times, April 15, 1884


RACKE, DAU. OF HENRY From Der Nord Westen, 14 Nov. 1889: Death of the 11 yr. old daughter of Henry Racke here Tues. morning.


RADANT, FRIEDRICH From Der Nord Westen, 12 July 1906: Town Manitowoc resident Friedrich Radant, who was cared for by Mr. Anton Belitzke, died Saturday at the advanced age of 86. The funeral was held Sunday at the city cemetery.


RADANT, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 09 Jan. 1908: Mrs. Radant, an elderly resident of Town Rockland, died there last week after a short illness and was buried Thursday.


RADEY, INFANT SON OF JOSEPH Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Radey, Branch, are mourning the death of their infant son. The child was 18 months of age and died yesterday. The burial is at Reifs Mills tomorrow. Manitowoc Daily Herald, September 3, 1913 p.4


RADUNTZ, F. From Der Nord Westen, 17 Feb. 1876: F. Raduntz last Saturday died by suicide in the Manitowoc River.


RAHN, MARTIN Martin Rahn died, his body was found drowned north of Two Rivers. Manitowoc Herald, 11 Jul 1861 ****** Body found—The body of a German who was drowned by falling through a hole in the pier at Two Rivers, was found yesterday at Molanith? Creek four miles below. Manitowoc Daily Tribune, July 6, 1861 P. 1


RAIDY, WALTER From Der Nord Westen, 28 May 1896: Death of Walter Raidy on Tues., the 3 mo. old son of 7th Ward resident Ignatz Raidy, of chronic convulsions. The little casket was buried yesterday morning at the local Polish Cemetery.


RAINNS, WILHELM Name: Rainns, Wilhelm D.: 3/16/1874 B.: Reg. D.: 12/31/1875 Sex: M/W Age at Death: Ca. 60 Yrs. B.P.: Kgdm. of Prussia D.P.: Tn. Gibson Mtwc. Co. Cem.: Tn. Gibson Mtwc. Co. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. Von Frankenstein Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.192


RAMESH, CHILD OF CHARLES Cooperstown…The Infant babe of Mrs. Charley Ramesh was buried here last week. Manitowoc Daily Herald, March 4, 1915 P. 4


RANDLE, SETH From Der Nord Westen, 22 Mar. 1877: Seth Randle died on Sunday evening at 11 o'clock in Cato of TB.


RANK, CHILD OF MARTIN Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 29 June 1882 Mr. Martin Rank, who lives on the corner of S. 9th and Washington St., lost a child last week


RANK, MRS. DEATH MARS HOLIDAY JOY IN RANK HOME Wife and Mother Is Claimed Early Today—Was 60 Years Old Death has saddened the holiday season in the home of Louis Rank, 602 Jay street, claiming Mrs. Rank, wife and mother, at an early hour today. Decedent was 60 years of age and had been ill for some time. Mrs. Rank was a native of Germany and was married there to J.? Kruetz and the family came to America in 1890, locating at Chicago. Later Mrs. Kruetz, widowed, removed here in 1901 and in 1912 was married to Mr. Rank who with a son, Joseph Kruetz, and two daughters, survive. Funeral arrangements have not been made. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Thursday, December 23, 1915, Page 1 (Note: It's possible that she was buried in Chicago with her first husband)


RANK, SON OF ALOIS Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 21 Oct. 1880 The 5 year old son of Mr. Alois Rank died.(there is an Alois Rank in cem. #43)


RANK, WOLFGANG From Der Nord Westen, 27 June 1901: Death in a local hospital on Sun. morning of Wolfgang Rank following an operation which he had to undergo for the stomach cancer with which he had suffered a long time. The deceased was born in Friedrichsdorf, Bohemia, in 1845 and came to Manitowoc County in 1856. He is survived by 2 children and 6 sisters, his wife having predeceased him 18 yrs. ago. The funeral was held Tues. morning at the Catholic Cemetery.


RANKIN, BERNHARD, JR. From Der Nord Westen, 16 May 1901: More details have been provided concerning the drowning of Bernhard Rankin, Jr., in a letter received by his father. He had gone swimming in the company of others, but got caught in a whirlpool which pulled him under. His companions saw it but were unable to reach him in time.


RANSCH, FRIEDRICH J. From Der Nord Westen, 11 Dec. 1902: Death in Milwaukee on Sat. of Friedrich J. Ransch, who had once operated a jewelry business in our city for many years. Mr. Ransch was born in the Prussian Province of Saxony and came to America in 1844 where he settled in Milwaukee. He later moved to Manitowoc and lived here until 1890 when he returned to Milwaukee. He had been ill for quite some time. His body was cremated in Milwaukee and his ashes brought here. He leaves 7 children.


RASCHINSKY, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 23 Apr. 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 21 Apr.) Death of Mrs. Raschinsky on 18 Apr. during childbirth.


RASS, GOTTLIEB From Der Nord Westen, 15 Sept. 1892: Death in Cooperstown on Fri., 09 Sept. of Gottlieb Rass. The deceased, who was 86 yrs. 5 mos. 7 days of age, leaves a widow and 5 married children. One daughter is Mrs. Carl G. Schmidt, widow of the former publisher of this paper. He leaves 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial was Monday.


RATE, CHILD OF J.D. From Der Nord Westen, 25 Oct. 1900: A small child of Mr. J.D. Rate in Franklin died Mon.


RATHMANN, MRS. JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 04 Oct. 1894: (From the correspondent in Kiel, 01 Oct.) Death of Mrs. John Rathmann a few days ago at the age of 76 of debility. She and her surviving husband were part of the pioneer community. Burial will be today at the Schleswig Cemetery.


RATHSACK, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 13 Sep. 1900: Death Mon. of North Main Street resident Joseph Rathsack in a local hospital of appendicitis.


RATZ, HERMAN TWO IN COURT FOR EXAM., ONE GOES TO OSHKOSH Two city characters, more or less familiar in police circles, were in court yesterday for examination as to their mental condition, one, Herman Ratz, known at Rattsy, being committed to Oshkosh while the other, Christy Olson, was released upon his own pleading and promises. Olson has been a patient at the Oshkosh institution but was paroled. Ratz was in court several months ago on a charge of vagrancy and admitted at that time that he had taken but one bath in thre (sic) or four years. He was finally sentenced to six months' probation at work for the county but authorities say that he has not improved in his habits and it was believed his mind affected. Manitowoc Daily Herald, November 21, 1914 P. 5 ********* (Note: There is a Herman Raatz in Pioneers Rest, Two Rivers but not enough information to place this with him)


RAZACH, J. TWO CREEKS J. Razach, an old resident of this town, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter Rebarcheck and was buried from Sacred Heart church at Two Rivers last Wednesday. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Friday, July 02, 1915, Page 4


READ, IZEIDORE ELIZABETH In this village on Tuesday the 6th. inst. Izeidore (sic) Elizabeth, infant daughter of Capt. D.A. Read aged 20 months. Manitowoc Tribune, Manitowoc, Wis. Thursday, March 8, 1855 P. 3


REBARCZK, CHILD OF WALTER From Der Nord Westen, 07 Sep. 1905: A small child of Walter Rebarczk on Range Line died last Thurs. of whooping cough and was buried Saturday.


REC, JOSEPH EDWARD Joseph Edward Rec, age 74, a Manitowoc resident, died Thursday afternoon, October 7, 1999, at his home after a long battle with cancer. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Rev. Roman Zbieranski will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial. Joseph was born February 12, 1925, in Glinik-Gredni, Poland, son of the late Thomas and Eleanor Rec. He attended school in Poland. On July 15, 1950, he was married to Ruth Marquardt in Milwaukee. He was employed at the Vilter Manufacturing Co. in Milwaukee, retiring in 1986. Joseph was an associate member of the Two Rivers Elks Lodge #1380. Survivors include his wife, Ruth, Manitowoc; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward J. and Karen Rec, Racine, Walter and Julie Rec, Marion, Ind., three daughters and a son-in-law, Rosanne Zimmerman, Milwaukee, Diane Munsch, Manitowoc, Linda and Andrew Lustig, Milwaukee; nine grandchildren, Emily and David Freitag, Amanda Wagner, Andrea, Eric and Joshua Zimmerman, Nicole and Anthony Rec and Elizabeth Lustig; one great-grandchild, Tyler Freitag. He is further survived by one brother and two sisters; a number of nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters. Friends may call at St. Mary's Catholic Church after 9 a.m. Tuesday, until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers assisted the Rec family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, October 10, 1999


REDETZKE, SAMUEL Name: Redetzke, Samuel D.: 4/21/1870 B.: Reg. D.: 8/13/1873 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 65 Yrs. 9 Mo. 17 Days B.P.: D.P.: Cem.: Tn. Newton Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. T. Grosshuesch Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.149


REDINGER, WILHELM From Der Nord Westen, 21 May 1891: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 18 May) Wilhelm Redinger, who lived a couple of miles north of Two Rivers, died last week (some of the print is obscured by an ink smear). The pastor of the Lutheran Church refused to conduct the funeral, but your correspondent is unaware of the reasons. The pastor of the Reformed Church in Manitowoc quickly undertook the funeral arrangements.


REED, ELIZABETH From the Manitowoc Herald, 10 Mar 1855: Elizabeth Reed died, daughter of Capt. D.A. Reed.


REED, FRANCES AGNES From the Manitowoc Herald, 20 Jan 1855: Frances Agnes Reed died, an infant daughter of Orson and Agnes B. Reed.


REED, JOSEPH WARD Joseph Ward Reed of 3221 Tannery Road, Two Rivers, died early Tuesday morning, Dec. 23, at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will officiate. Mr. Reed was born at New York city, N.Y., son of the late Frederick Carlton Reed and Evangeline Sharpe. He attended secondary schools in Great Barrington, Mass., and then attended Northfield Mount Herman School and College in East Northfield, Mass. He lived in Harford, Conn., for a time with an uncle and aunt, Francis and Jeanette Reed. He moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where he married Helen Catherine Cech. Mr. Reed was a painter for Reynolds Metals Company of Phoenix. The couple moved to Two Rivers in 1968. Survivors include his wife, Helen of Two Rivers; two nieces, Mrs. Robert Nolan of Milwaukee and Mrs. Thomas Inkmann of Louisiana; a nephew, Mr. John Chech of Zephyr Cove, Nev.; two grand nieces, a grand nephew, and cousins and other relatives in Albany and Corning, N.Y., and Boston and Townsend, Mass. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 6 p.m. Thursday. Herald Times Reporter, December 23, 1980 P.3


REEDY, M. Gills Corners news: Word just reached us that M. Reedy, an old pioneer, passed away Sunday evening. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1914 p.4


REGAN, DANIEL Manitowoc Pilot, July 25, 1889 page 3, col. 2: Daniel Regan - a boy of 11 years of age, died at Manitowoc Rapids on Wed. last. He had made his home for some years at Captain Gustavson's. (Note: Death record says he is 17)


REICH, EMILIE Name: Reich, Emilie D.: 3/10/1876 B.: Reg. D.: 12/27/1876 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 27 Yrs. 4 Mo. 11 Days B.P.: D.P.: Cem.: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. F. Pieper Spouse: F.: M.: Cause of Death: Confindment Pg. #: v.1 p.210


REICHERT, A.J. From Der Nord Westen, 8 Mar. 1877: Mr. A.J. Reichert, age 42, died on Sunday, 4 Mar.


REICHERT JACOB From Der Nord Westen, 9 Mar. 1883: Jacob Reichert was buried yesterday in Town Rheine. He was over 70 years old and the father of storekeeper Adam Reichert, a long time resident of Kiel, now living in Rantoul, Calumet Co.


REICHLIN, MARTINE Name: Reichlin, Martine D.: 7/23/1869? B.: Reg. D.: 6/1/1870 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 52 Yrs. B.P.: Luxemburg D.P.: Cem.: Coop. Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. E. Henzler Spouse: Karl Reichlin F.: M.: Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.79 ****** Name Martha Ruchlin Event Type Death Event Date 1870 Event Place Wisconsin Gender Female Age 52 Marital Status Married Race white Birth Year (Estimated) 1818 Birthplace Luxemberg Burial Place Cooperstown Spouse's Name Carl Raichlin Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907 ******** (Note: Possibly in St. James Catholic, Cooperstown. I have Carl Reichland there)


REIDL, GEORGE JR. From Der Nord Westen, 22 July 1909: George Reidl, Jr., a son of farmer Geo. Reidl, Sr. living near Kellnersville, died Monday of consumption. The 20-year old decedent leaves his father and 5 sisters. The funeral was held yesterday morning.


REIF, SYLVESTER Sylvester Reif birth: 5 April 1892 Cossuth, death: 25 February 1895 Manitowoc, Wisconsin burial: Kossuth, father: Anton E. Reif mother: Rosa Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


REIF, THERESE From Der Nord Westen, 22 Apr. 1909: Mrs. Therese Reif, an old and well-known resident of our city, died Monday at age 80 after an illness of only a few hours. Mrs. Reif came to Manitowoc about 60 years ago from Germany and has lived here ever since. She leaves a son and 3 daughters. The funeral (article cut off).


REIFF, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 06 Oct. 1887: Death on Wed. morning of Jos. Reiff. He had just established a meat market on the north side three weeks ago. Burial will take place Fri. morning.


REIMER, DAU. OF PETER From Der Nord Westen, 10 Dec. 1896: Death Mon. night of the 10 yr. old daughter of Peter Reimer, of diphtheria. The parents were unaware of the terrible character of their child’s illness and did not call the doctor until it was too late for him to help. ****** (County death index: Therese Reimer/d. Dec. 8, 1896/vol. 5 p.17)


REIMER, INFANT OF PETER An infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reimer was buried from the Catholic church yesterday afternoon. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Manitowoc, Wis. Monday, November 7, 1898 P. 4 ****** (County death index: Baby Reimer/d. Nov. 1, 1898/vol. 6 p.100)


REINART, SON OF JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 26 Dec., 1907: On Wednesday last week, John Reinart, the 5-year old little son of Town Manitowoc Rapids farmer Michael Reinart, fell into a tub of boiling water and was so badly scalded that his recovery is questionable.


REINECK, ARTHUR 3 Nov 1881/Dec 1966 (buried in Rhine Center, Sheboygan county, at the St. Peter Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, Town of Rhine, Sheboygan County, WI. Row 1 next to driveway.)


REINERT MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 23 May 1878: Death of Mrs. Reinert, age 78, on Sun., 19 May, in Kossuth. She was the mother of Mr. John Reinert and of Mrs. Peter Kries. The burial took place Tuesday in Francis Creek. (The Reinert surname is in cem. #38 but there is no stone for her)


REINERT MRS. MICHAEL From Der Nord Westen, 04 Jan. 1906 Mrs. Michael Reinart (nee Simmer) died Saturday morning (Dec. 30, 1905) of pneumonia in Holy Family Hospital. Her husband is foreman in the Landreth Canning Company factory. The deceased, who was only 30 years old, leaves her husband and 4 children. The funeral was held Tuesday morning from Rapids. (Note: There is a Mrs. M. Reinert (Mary Reinert) in cem. #48 but the age and death date doesn't match)


REINWANDT, CARL From Der Nord Westen, 29 Mar. 1894: (From the correspondent in Kiel, 26 Mar.) 50 yr. old Carl Reinwandt, known under the nick name “Weizenbauer” was buried last Wednesday.


REIS, BARBARA From Der Nord Westen, 26 Sept. 1895: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 24 Sept.) Death here on 13 Sept. of Mrs. Barbara Reis. She was born 25 Mar. 1804 in Bren, Bezirk Coblenz, and therefore had reached the age of 91-1/2 yrs. She came to American in 1852 with her husband (who died in 1857) and has lived here uninterruptedly ever since. She leaves 2 daughters who live in Iowa, as well as 3 sons - Nicolaus and Joseph who live here, and Peter Reis who lives in Branch, Manitowoc Co. A large funeral was held at the Catholic Church on Sunday.


RELION, MARY From Der Nord Westen, 11 Sep. 1902: Miss Mary Relion of Jerpen died Tues. in a local hospital. She had been ill for several months and about a week ago was brought to the hospital. Her body was taken to Jerpen.


RENIER, GOTTFRIED From Der Nord Westen, 04 Nov. 1909: Death Thursday last week after a long illness of Gottfried Renier, the 21-year old son of Louis Renier in Two Rivers. The funeral was held Saturday from the Catholic Church.


REUBAUER, EDUARD From Der Nord Westen, 10 May 1888: On Sun. of last week, between Grimm’s and Reedsville, a deaf mute by the name of Eduard Reubauer was hit from behind by a train and killed.


REYNOLDS, ALVAH DIED. On Thursday the 22d ult., Alvah, son of Griffin and Charlotte Reynolds, in 4th year of his age. Manitowoc County Herald, Saturday, October 1, 1853 P.2


REYNOLDS, MARY JANET (b. 03 Mar 1899/d. 15 Feb 2001/Manitowoc, Manitowoc, WI/SSDI) Born on March 3, 1899, in St. Paul, Minnesota, Mary Jane was ahead of her time. She wanted to be a veterinarian but her father would not permit it, as it would put her in contact with “a poor crowd.” Instead, she became a professional exhibitor, showing horses for other people. She also worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital taking surgical and autopsy dictation. Mary Janet voted in the first election in which women were allowed to vote. While there were voting booths for men, there were none for women, so the women’s votes were quite public. Mary Janet lives in Manitowoc near her nephew. She tells young people to get a good education: "this is more important than a lot of cash.” Photo From "The Centenarian Spirit in Wisconsin", interviews produced by the Wisconsin Bureau on Aging and Long Term Care Resources.


REZBA, DAUGHTERS OF CHARLES From Der Nord Westen, 30 Apr. (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 28 Apr.) Deaths due to diphtheria of two daughters, ages 10 and 12, of Charles Rezba, a resident in Kings Bridge. The first died Mon., the 20th, and the other Sun. the 26th.


REZNICHEK, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 21 June 1906: Joseph Reznichek, a farmer living in Kellnersville, died Friday at age 40 leaving a widow and several children. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon.


RHEE FERDENAND Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 25 Jan. 1883 Ferdenand Rhee died last Mon. in Kiel


RIBACEK, DAU. OF F. From Der Nord Westen, 10 Jan. 1907: The 14-year old daughter of F. Ribacek in Two Rivers died Wednesday last week after a long illness and was buried Friday from the Catholic Church.


RICHARDSON, FRANCIS JAMES From the Manitowoc Herald, 02 Nov 1859: Francis James Richardson died, child of A.B. and E. Richardson.


RICHARDSON, JUNE E. June E. Richardson, age 73, of 1445 N. 7th St., Manitowoc, died Monday evening, February 12, 1996, at North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center. Memorial Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feburary (sic) 16, 1996, at the Jens Funeral Home. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Richard Lind. She was born June 17, 1922, in Jamestown, N.D., daughter of the late Vane and Bertha Kvamme Ells. She was educated in the Mishicot School System graduating with the class of 1940 from Mishicot High School. She married Harry S. Richardson and he preceded her in death in 1958. She was a former member of the American Legion Drews Bleser Post #88. She served in the United States Navy from 1941-1943. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Kurt and Julie Richardson, Manitowoc, Dwight and Cindy Richardson, Manitowoc; one sister, Betty Baugniet, Manitowoc; two sisters-in-law, five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her hsuband, Harry, one daughter, Faithe Schuette in 1987, two brothers and one brother-in-law. Friends may call at the Jens Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until the time of services on Friday. The Jens Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, February 15, 1996 P. A2


RICHARDSON, WILLIAM ADAM From the Manitowoc Herald, 02 Nov 1859: William Adam Richardson, died, son of A.B. and E. Richardson


RICHIE, CHRISTINA PATER HANSEN Christina Pater Hansen Richie birth: 6 May 1879 Penn. death: 6 February 1907 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Two Rivers, Wis. residence: 1907 Two Rivers father: Hans P. Hansen mother: Christian spouse: Fred Richie Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


RICKELS, ANNA Death Wed. last week of Mrs. Anna Rickels, of a lung illness at age 77, at the home of her son-in-law Hermann Horstmann who resides on Two Rivers Road. The funeral took place Sat. at the local city cemetery. Der Nord Westen, 17 Aug. 1899


RIESDER, SON OF JOHN (From the correspondent in St. Nazianz, 25 May) Death last Tuesday of a 4-year old son of John Riesder. Der Nord Westen, 27 May 1909 (Note: May be Herman Riesterer in cem. #21 but dates are off and name is spelled differently)


RIGULITZ, STEPHAN Yesterday about 6:15 p.m., Stephan Rigulitz, watchman on the steamer "Ann Arbor No. 2", fell overboard and drowned as the ship lay in the slip of the NW Railroad. Most of the crew was tipsy at the time and it is reported that over 20 minutes elapsed before he was observed floating in the water. His body was retrieved, put on the dock, and the police notified. He was pronounced dead by the coroner. Der Nord Westen, 24 Jan. 1901 ******** Stephen Pigulik Wisconsin Death Index Name Stephen Pigulik Event Type Death Event Date 23 Jan 1901 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0008 Wisconsin Death Index, 1820-1907 ******** Stephen Pigulik Wisconsin Deaths and Burials Name Stephen Pigulik Gender Male Death Date 23 Jan 1901 Death Place Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin Age 23 Birth Date 1878 Birthplace Poland Occupation Steamboat Employe Race White Marital Status Single Father's Birthplace Poland Mother's Birthplace Poland Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** Stephen Piqulik/Manitowoc County Death Index/v.6 p.322


RIIS, JOHN JOHNSON Manitowoc news: John Johnson Riis, a Valders farmer, passed away last week at Holy Family hospital, his death being caused by a complication of diseases. He had been at the hospital for a week. Tri-County Record, Kiel Thursday, July 13, 1922 pg. 4


RINGROSE, MRS. Mrs. Ringrose was buried at Cooperstown on the 21st of September. She was the mother of Miss Mary Ringrose who graduated at the Oshkosh Normal School last June. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1884 P.1


RIPPLINGER, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 25 Feb. 1909: We have also learned that Joseph Ripplinger, son of the late Mr. M. Ripplinger, has died after a long illness. (The sentences following this entry are illegible, but it can be discerned that he was deaf and dumb and had worked as a printer and bookbinder.) (Note: Only have this surname in #43)


RISTOPH, MARIA Name: Ristoph, Maria D.: 1/1870 B.: Reg. D.: 6/1/1870 Sex: F/W Age at Death: 10 Yrs. B.P.: Coop. D.P.: Cem.: Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. E. Henzler Spouse: F.: Peter Ristoph M.: Cause of Death: Croup Pg. #: v.1 p.79


RITTER, MRS. HENRY From Der Nord Westen, 21 Sep. 1899: Death Thurs. in Two Rivers of 61-yr. old Mrs. Henry Ritter.


ROBELEN, MARY From Der Nord Westen, 18 Oct. 1900: Death Fri. in Clarks Mills of Mary Robelen, daughter of Peter Robelen there, of consumption. The deceased was 24-yrs. of age, and her funeral took place Mon. in Valders.


ROBERT, BETTERN 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.


ROBERTS, FRANK From the Manitowoc Herald, 26 Jan 1856: Frank Roberts died, son of John Roberts.


ROBINSON, CHRISTOPHER From the Manitowoc Herald, 06 Jun 1857: Christopher Robinson, born in Parsontown, Ireland, died at Eaton. ******* In Probate. STATE of Wisconsin, Manitowoc County, ss. In the matter of the estate of Christopher Robinson deceased. On reading and filing the petition of Elizabeth Hutching administratrix, setting forth the amount of personal estate that has come to her hands; the amount of debt outstanding against said deceased, and decription of all the real estate of which said deceased died seized, and praying that license be to her granted to sell the whole of said real estate. And it appearing by said petition, that there is not sufficient personal estate in the hands of said administratrix to pay said debts, and that it is necessary in order to pay the same, to sell the whole of said real estate, it is therefore ordered that all persons interested in said estate, appear before the Judge of the Court on the 12th day of September A.D., 1859 at 10 o'clock A.M., at his office in the Village of Manitowoc, then and there to show cause (if any there shall be) why license should not be granted to said adminitratrix to sell said real estate according to the pryaer (sic) of said petition. And it is further ordered, that a copy of this order shall be published for a least four successive weeks prior to said hearing in the Manitowoc Herald a weekly newspaper published in Manitowoc County. Charles H. Walker, County Judge. Dated Aug. 9th., 1859. Manitowoc Herald, October 19, 1859 P. 4


ROBINSON, ELIZABETH From the Manitowoc Herald, 12 Apr. 1860: Elizabeth Robinson died in Kossuth, widow of William Robinson


ROBINSON, SON OF WIDOW From Der Nord Westen, 28 Aug. 1890: Death of the 14 yr. old son of widow Robinson in Town Gibson, of diphtheria a few weeks ago. (Note: This may be Henry Robinson in cemetery #27)


ROBINSON, WILLIAM From the Manitowoc Herald, 20 Sep 1860: William Robinson died Kossuth, he was the father of John and Thomas, brother of Fred.


ROBLE, MARTIN ANDREAS Name: Roble, Martin Andreas D.: 4/21/1874 B.: Reg. D.: 8/8/1879 Sex: M/W Age at Death: 1 1/2 Yr. B.P.: D.P.: Cem.: Tn. Liberty Ch.: Inf. & Address: Rev. A. O. Alfson Spouse: F.: Knud Roble M.: Cause of Death: Pg. #: v.1 p.318


ROBLY, KNUD DIED At the home of his son-in-law, Ole Aubol in Cato, on Thursday last, Knud E. Robly, aged 91 years. The deceased was born in Waldes, Norway and came to this country about 18 years ago. His sons, K.K. Robly of Liberty and P.K. Robly of Cato are old settlers of this county and a daughter, Mrs. Ole Aubol of Cato also preceded him to this county. In his old age he followed his children to a new land and has been honored and cared for by them ever since. Manitowoc Lakeshore Times, May 7, 1887 page 3 ******* (son Peter buried in #2 and son Knut buried in #5)


ROCKY, SON OF GEORG From Der Nord Westen, 02 Dec. 1909: Death Monday of a 4-year old son of Western Avenue resident Georg Rocky, of a cerebral hemorrhage.


RODDEN, TOM From Der Nord Westen, 28 May 1908: Tom Rodden, a well-known door-to-door salesman of patent medicine here, returned from the countryside Monday feeling ill. He went to Grossmann's Pharmacy from where he was taken to Holy Family Hospital. He died there Tuesday morning. Rodden was about 55 years old and has a brother living in Sheboygan County.


RODEWALD, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 08 Nov. 1888: Death of Mrs. Rodewald in Town Newton on Sat. at the age of 72. The funeral takes place this morning. (Note: There is a Mrs. Rodewald in cem. #73 who died in 1888 but the age is off)


RODO, INFANT SON OF JAMES Mishicott Melange. An infant son of James Rodo died last week. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, December 11, 1883 pg. 4


ROEDIG, PATRICIA E. Patricia E. Roedig, age 52, a resident of the town of Kossuth, died unexpectedly Monday, December 1, 1997, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. Furneral (sic) Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, 1997, at Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Deacon Al Boeldt will officiate. Patricia was born September 5, 1945, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Arthur and Julia Reynolds Schmidt. She was educated in Manitowoc area schools and was employed at B-C Industries in Branch and Dayco Eastman Co. She married Robert H. Roedig June 26, 1965, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. They celebrated 32 years of marriage together. Patricia enjoyed raising vegetables and flowers. Survivors include her husband, Robert; one son, Scott Roedig, Two Rivers; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Donald and Vicki Schmidt, Manitowoc, Bernard and Marcie Schmidt, Two Rivers, Gary Schmidt, Manitowoc; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Elaine and Peter De Zeeue, Betty and Mik Pickard, all of Manitowoc; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. Relatives and friends may call at Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 6 p.m. Wednesday until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, December 2, 1997 P. A2


ROEMER, ELISABETH From Der Nord Westen, 09 Sept. 1886: Death in Two Rivers on Thurs. of last week of Elisabeth Roemer, age 84. She was born in Cröw in the Rhineland and was the mother of John Roemer of Mishicott, and of Mrs. L. Klein in Two Rivers.


ROEMER, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 12 Sept. 1889: Death of the elderly mother of Mr. F. Roemer on Sat., 07 Sept., in Town Newton. The deceased was buried on Mon. in the Newton Cemetery.


ROEMER, MRS. FRITZ From Der Nord Westen, 24 Oct. 1889: Sun. evening Mrs. Fritz Roemer died in Town Newton as a result of childbed fever. The burial took place Wed. at the Lutheran Cemetery near Teitgen's Platz in Town Newton.


ROEMER, ROSA From Der Nord Westen, 02 May 1895: Death Fri. of last week, quite suddenly, of Miss Rosa Roemer, following a heart attack. The deceased was born in Manitowoc and reached the age of 43 yrs. She was the daughter of Johann Roemer who died in 1892. She lived on what was known as Roemer's farm on Two Rivers Road. Burial took place yesterday morning in the Catholic Cemetery here.


ROEPKE, HILDA - CHILD OF HERMANN From Der Nord Westen, 14 Jan. 1904: A 4-mo. old child, one of the twins of Hermann Roepke in Newton, died Fri. and was buried Sunday. ******** Hilda Roepke (co. index v.7 p.203) Baby June 2, 1903-Jan. 8, 1904 Daughter of Herman Roepke and Mina (both born in Town of Newton) Born Town of Manitowoc Rapids Died from "pneumonia, 2 weeks" Buried in Town of Newton


ROEPKE, HATTIE - CHILD OF HERMANN From Der Nord Westen, 12 May 1904: Death Sat. of the second of the twins, about 1-yr. old, of Town Newton resident Hermann Roepke. ******* Hattie Roepke (co. index v.7 p.243) Baby June 2, 1903-May 8, 1904 Daughter of H. Roepke and Minnie Wernecke Born Town of Manitowoc Rapids Died from "meningitis" Buried in Town of Newton


ROETHEL, DAU. OF HENRY From Der Nord Westen, 30 Mar. 1899: Death of an 11-yr. old daughter of Henry Roethel in Meeme on Tues. morning last week of inflammation of the lower bowel.


ROETLING, MARIE From Der Nord Westen, 19 Aug. 1909: Mrs. Marie Roetling in Kiel died a few days ago at almost 94 years of age. Her husband, Heinrich Roetling, preceded her in death 20 years ago.


ROHMLOW, MRS. A. From Der Nord Westen, 02 Mar. 1905: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 28 Feb.) Mrs. A. Rohmlow died from T.B. Sun. morning in her home near Kings Bridge and was buried Wed. in a well-attended funeral at the local cemetery. She was a widely admired and loved lady of 28 yrs. and leaves her husband with 7 small children.


ROHRER, CHILD OF JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 12 July 1900: One of the twins of John Rohrer here, whose birth we reported last week, died Wed. last week.


ROHRMANN, SON OF GEORGE From Der Nord Westen, 08 Nov. 1888: Death on Sat. of the 3 year old little son of George Rohrmann.


ROIDT, CATHERINE Funeral services for the late Mrs. Catherine Raidt (sic) were held from St. Mary's church on Friday morning, the Rev. E. Shimek officiating. Mrs. Raidt had been in failing health for some time and passed away on Wednesday at a ripe old age. Those who survive are her two daughters; Mrs. Anton Beranek and Mrs. Geo. Selmar; and one son, Frank Raidt, all of Tisch Mills. Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, November 2, 1921 P.4 (Note: This may be Kattie Roidt in #66. I don't have the surname Raidt on this site)


ROLAND, MICHAEL From the files of the Pilot - Twenty-Five Years ago (1891) Michael Roland, of Maple Grove, died Saturday. He was 84 years of age at the time of his death and always enjoyed vigorous health up to within two weeks of his death. He was one of the early settlers of Maple Grove, having located there in 1850 and was one of the first officers of that town. Manitowoc Pilot, Thurs., June 1, 1916 ******** (1880 Maple Grove census: Michael Roland age 70; wife Johanna 50; Miriam 22; John 21; Ellen 19; Hanorah 17; Margreth 14)


ROLLO, FRANCIS R. Francis R. Rollo, 44, of Green Bay and formerly of Two Rivers and Mishicot, died Saturday at a Green Bay hospital of injuries suffered in an automobile accident Wednesday at Preble. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church, Bay Settlement, with the Rev. F.H. Clabots officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mishicot. Mr. Rollo was a resident of Two Rivers and Mishicot where he operated barbershops before moving to Green Bay. He was active in the Optimist Club, was a master barber and instructor in barbering at Green Bay vocational School. He had served as chairman of Brown County March of Dimes and was active in other civic affairs. He married Eunice Dvorak in 1939. Among survivors are his wife; his mother, Mrs. Albert Konglin, of Green Bay; a brother, Eldon, of Appleton; a stepbrother, Elliot, of Green Bay and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Elliot, of Antigo. Friends may call at Findelsen-Greiser Funeral Home, Green Bay, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock this Monday evening. Two Rivers Reporter, January 28, 1963 P. M-11


ROSEMANN, MORITZ From Der Nord Westen, 04 Jan. 1900: Death of Moritz Rosemann on Tues. in the residence of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Rosemann of Manitowoc. The deceased was born in Russia in 1877, came to America five years ago and has recently resided in Oshkosh. He had come here a short while ago to visit his parents and died from a cerebral hemorrhage despite medical attention.


ROSENAU, FRIEDRICH From Der Nord Westen, 26 Dec., 1907: Death yesterday in Holy Family Hospital of Friedrich Rosenau following a stroke. He was born in 1842 and leaves a wife and several children. (The last portion of the article is missing from the bottom of the microfilm.)


ROSENTHAL, MRS. J.W. From Der Nord Westen, 14 Mar. 1907: Mrs. Rosenthal, wife of the former local Lutheran school teacher J.W. Rosenthal, died Friday at age 46 from a stroke. The deceased was a sister of Mrs. L.A. Bardke here.


ROSENTHAL, JULIA From Der Nord Westen, 06 May 1897: Mrs. Julia Rosenthal, in Mill Home in Manitowoc County, died last week of a lung illness. She was 58.


ROTCH, HENRY ROTCH DIES OF INJURIES Clarks Mills Man Unable To Tell Story Of Accident Henry Rotch, the stranger who was injured in a fall on a stairway at Clarks Mills Monday night, died at the hospital in this city at midnight Wednesday without having regained consciousness for a sufficient length of time to be able to tell his story and the mystery which surrounds the case will probably never be explained. Rotch regained consciousness for a short time Wednesday but was unable to talk and no effort was made to obtain a statement from him. The man was 40 years of age and came to Clarks Mills as a stranger some weeks ago. Nothing is known relative to his past, family or home. It is probable that he will be buried at expense of the county. Manitowoc Daily Herald Thursday, November 15, 1909 pg. 1


ROTH, GEO. From Der Nord Westen, 19 Dec. 1901: A telegram was received on Mon. from Corning, N.Y., with the news that Geo. Roth, a son of Philipp Roth here, died there suddenly on Sun. at age 28. The telegram gave no facts about the death. The deceased, who was well known here, left about 2 yrs. ago to take a position with the "Pennsylvania Bridge Company" and was stationed in Corning. The body will be brought here.


ROTH, MRS. GEORGE (ANNA) From Der Nord Westen, 01 June 1905: Mrs. George P. Roth died Wed. afternoon after a 2-yr. long illness. She was born 1844 in Baden-Baden and had lived here for many years. She leaves her husband and 2 daughters. The funeral will be held Sat. from the residence on N. 8th Street.


ROTZ, JOSEPH From Der Nord Westen, 28 June 1888: Death of Joseph Rotz, son of Manitowoc resident John Rotz, yesterday noon of a cerebral hemorrhage. The child, 4 yrs. 4 mos. old was buried Fri. at 9 a.m.


ROULLIER, GEORGE Mishicot News: The many friends of Gregory Roullier followed his remains to their final resting place last Friday. He was buried in the Catholic cemetery here. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1887 P. 7


RUBATZKI, MRS. From Der Nord Westen, 30 June 1887: A Polish lady by the name of Rubatzki died suddenly yesterday. Her son works for Schmidt & Tillson and came home at noon to find his mother dead. The husband works on the North Side and does not come home at noon.


RUDOLPH, SON OF WILHELM From Der Nord Westen, 22 Apr. 1897: Death in Milwaukee last week of the 7-yr. old son of Wilhelm Rudolph of diphtheria. Wilhelm Rudolph is the adopted son of Fritz Rudolph of Manitowoc.


RUGOWSKI, DAU. OF ED From Der Nord Westen, 02 Jan. 1902: A little daughter, about a year old, of Alderman Ed. Rugowski died Tues. of pneumonia. The funeral will be held this morning.


RUH, EVA wife of M. Ruh/dau. of Johann Hasel and Anne Prizibul/b. 11 May 1804, near Pilsen, Bohemia/d. 3 May 1879/cause: old age/bur. Manitowoc Rapids, Roman Catholic cemetery


RUMPF, MRS. H. From Der Nord Westen, 16 May 1895: Death on Tues. last week of Mrs. H. Rumpf of Mishicott. The deceased was about 64 yrs. of age and took her own life by leaping into a well and drowning.


RUMPF, HENRY Henry Rumpf, Aged Kossuth Man, Dies Funeral services were held at Francis Creek this morning for Henry Rumpf, well known resident of Rockwood whose death was sudden on Tuesday from a stroke of apoplexy which he suffered while about the house. He was 78 years of age, a native of Germany and had resided in the town of Kossuth for forty years. He is survived by two sons, Frank at Rockwood and Albert at Two Rivers and one daughter, Mrs. William Bolzenthal, a resident of the county. Manitowoc Herald News, Thursday, May 31, 1928 Page 2


RUMPH, JACOB From Der Nord Westen, 07 Feb. 1907: (From the correspondent in Two Rivers, 04 Feb.) Death Sunday morning of 52-year old Jacob Rumph, an old settler, from consumption. He had been sick for more than a year. He was well-known and well thought of here and operated a farm near the city until a year ago. He leaves his widow and 6 children in good circumstances. He is also survived by 2 married sisters and his elderly mother. The funeral will be Tuesday from the Catholic Church.


RUNGE JOHN From Der Nord Westen, 23 Dec. 1880: Burial last Sun. of an old resident of this county, John Runge of Manitowoc Rapids.


RUSCH, ELSA Elsa Wilhelmine Rusch/b. 30 June 1892/d. 30 June 1892/cause: premature birth/ age 2 days, at night buried by unknown hand/survivors: Otto Rusch & wife, (From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.) Have an Elsa in #40 with no info


RUSCH, HEINRICH Heinrich W. Rusch died 5 December 1885 at age of 4 weeks. (b. about 7 November 1885)(From the Trinity Lutheran church records, Liberty twp.)


RUSCH, LUDWIG Death of Ludwig Rusch on Fri., 07 May in Reedsville, former "supervisor" in Rockland. Burial Sunday. Der Nord Westen, 13 May 1880 ******* (1880 Rockland census: Louis Rusch age 60-lined out/died; Wilomena age 50; Albert age 32; Ernest age 23; Fredrick age 20; Albertina age 17; August age 14; Robert age 12; Louis age 10; Margaret age 7 ******* Name Louis Rush Event Type Death Event Date May 1880 Event Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Page 0310 Wisconsin Death Index, 1820-1907 ******* Louis Rush Wisconsin, Death Records Name Louis Rush Event Type Death Event Date 1880 Event Place Rockland, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Gender Male Age 60 Marital Status Married Race white Occupation farmer Birth Year (Estimated) 1820 Birthplace Prussia Burial Place town of Rockland Father's Name Louis Rusch Spouse's Name Wilhelminia Rusch Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907


RUSCH, M. Death in St. Nazianz last week of Mr. M. Rusch of a heart attack. He leaves a widow and 4 grown children. Der Nord Westen, 02 Dec. 1897


RUSEK, INFANT SON OF LEO Mr. and Mrs. Leo Rusek, 617 North Fourth street, are mourning the death of a son born last night and which lived only a few hours after birth. The funeral was held from the home today. Manitowoc Herald News, July 3, 1923 P. 3


RYAN, DAU. d. 1859 Melancholy Accident.-About a week ago, while Mrs. Ryan, living near the Light House, was absent from home a few minutes, the clothes of her little girl, aged about four years, caught fire from the stove, which burnt her severely. She lingered until Tuesday last, when Death, the reliever of all pain, released her from her sufferings. The Manitowoc Pilot, Manitowoc, Wis. Friday, December 30, 1859 P. 3


RYAN, DAU. OF JOHN The 5-yr. old daughter of York St. resident John Ryan died Mon. after an illness of several months. Der Nord Westen, 25 Sep. 1902


RYAN, MARIE The 5-yr. old daughter of York St. resident John Ryan died Mon. after an illness of several months. Der Nord Westen, 25 Sep. 1902 ******* Marie M. Ryan birth: 18 February 1897 death: 21 September 1902 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin residence: 1902 Manitowoc father: John H. Ryan mother: Hellen Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968


RYAN, MRS. MICHAEL Death Fri. in Milwaukee of 80-yr. old Mrs. Michael Ryan, a former resident of Manitowoc. The casket was brought here for burial. Der Nord Westen, 18 Aug. 1904 ******** PIONEERS CALLED HOME. Death Claims Two of the early Day Residents Here. Death, which claimed Mrs. Ryan, mother of John Ryan of this city, at Milwaukee today, removed another of the pioneers of Manitowoc county. Deceased was 80 years of age and had resided here for many years until six years ago when she took up her home with a daughter at Milwaukee. Three children, two daughters and one son survive. It is probable that the body may be brought here. Manitowoc Daily Herald, Friday, August 12, 1904 P. 1 ******** (1870 Manitowoc census Ward 2: Michal Ryan age 40; Mary Ryan age 45; John age 12; Mary age 10; Maggie age 8) (1880 Manitowoc census: Mary Ryan age 54; John age 22; Mary age 20; Maggie age 18) ****** Name Mary Ryan Event Type Death Event Date 12 Aug 1904 Event Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin Page 0025 Wisconsin Death Index, 1820-1907 ********* Name Mary Ryan Event Type Death Event Date 1904 Event Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin Residence Place Milwaukee Gender Female Age 75 Marital Status Widowed Race W Birth Date 02 Feb 1829 Birth Year (Estimated) 1829 Birthplace Ireland Burial Date 1904 Burial Place Manitowoc, Wisconsin Father's Name Patrick Bowles Father's Birthplace Ireland Mother's Name Margaret Bowles Mother's Birthplace Ireland Spouse's Name Michael Ryan Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907


RYBARCZYK, JOSEPHINA Josephina Rybarczyk birth: 29 June 1904 death: 26 August 1904 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Two Rivers, Wis. father: Walter Rybarczyk mother: Augusta Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968