Zautke, Allen A. Allen A. Zautke, 83, died Sunday evening, March 7, 2004, in a Wisconsin Dells nursing home. He was born on May 27, 1920, in the Town of Excelsior, Sauk County, the son of Bernard and Marie (nee Jaedike) Zautke. On Nov. 10, 1943, he married the former Dorothy I. Schmidt. He farmed in the Town of Excelsior for almost 50 years. He later worked as maintenance superintendent for the Sauk County Courthouse until his retirement. Allen was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Springs where he served on the church council for several years. He was also a former member of the Board of Directors for the RS & L Cooperative. Allen enjoyed hunting, playing cards and dancing. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; five children, Larry Zautke, Oshkosh, Linda Mc Wane, Ripon, LaVonne Zautke, Reedsburg, Steven (Gail) Zautke, Morgan City, La., and Gene (Cyndi) Zautke, Baraboo; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his son-in-law, Hugh McWane, Hollendale; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Tiffany Jo Westedt; and one brother, Wilbert Zautke. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rock Springs with Rev. Paul Schroeder officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Ziemke, Florence Marie (Lange). Florence Marie Ziemke, age 92 of Reedsburg, died on Monday, June 10, 1996 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. She was born on May 19, 1904 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Fred J. and Emma (Meyer) Lange. She attended and graduated from Sauk County Normal School and taught several years in Sauk County rural schools. Florence married Walter Carl Ziemke in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg on June 24, 1925. She was active in church work, being a Vacation Bible School and Sunday School teacher for 19 years and a member of its choir for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter on November 4, 1961. Also preceding her are two brothers, Oscar and Fred; two sisters, Edna Herritz and Olga Meyer. She is survived by her brother, Marcus Lange of Plymouth; her sister, Connie Meyer of Baraboo; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 14, 1996 at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg with Rev. William Meilner officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Rock Springs. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The family requests memorials of remembrance be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg or St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Rock Springs. The Farber Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the arrangements.
Zimmerly, Minnie B. Jacob Zimmerly died at home on January 22, 1918, at the corner of Blake and Cherry. Services were held at the German Lutheran Church. Pallbearers were: Alfred, Carl, John A., Jacob and John (all surname of Zimmerly) and C. Schellenberger. Those from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Schaum and Mrs. Louise King, both of Superior, WI and Ernest Braun (Brown) of Mauston, WI. "Jacob was born in Monroe County, Ohio on 2 January 1841. He came with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Zimmerly to Wisconsin in 1852 on a steamboat down the Ohio River to the Mississippi to Prairie du Chien, WI to the Wisconsin River. They located on a farm near North Freedom (near Baraboo) where most of the family were born. He came to Baraboo about 14 years ago. Jacob served in the Civil War in the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. He is survived by his wife and seven children, a sister and a brother. Named here are Mrs. Mary Schaum, Mrs. Louis King both of West Superior, WI, Mrs. Pauline Brown of Mauston; Carl, John, Alfred and Jacob (Zimmerly) all of Baraboo and a sister, Mrs. L. Platt of Baraboo. His brother is John of Leland."
Zimmerly, Ernest P. Ernest P. Zimmerly age 86 of Baraboo passed away Sunday, April 14, 1991 at the Sauk County Health Care Center. Mr. Zimmerly was born in the town of Freedom on May 24, 1904, and has been a resident of Baraboo all of his life. He was married to the former Hazel Bartow on February 2, 1926 in North Freedom. He was employed at Platts Tavern as a bartender and in 1957 he was a volunteer worker for the Circus World Museum. In 1959 he was one of the first full-time employees for the Circus World Museum as a wagon maker and wood carver up until 1978 when he retired. He was a member of the Baraboo Eagles Club. Survivors include his wife, Hazel, Baraboo; three sons, Harlan (Alta) Zimmerly of Baraboo, Edwin (Marlene) Zimmerly of Baraboo, and Donald (Sharon) Zimmerly of Baraboo; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 21 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth (Tom) Mordan of Baraboo; one sister-in-law, Alice (Phillip) Zimmerly of Baraboo and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Mary Zimmerly, one brother Phillip Zimmerly and one daughter Marie Jane Severson. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1 pm at the Redline Funeral HOme with Pastor J. P. Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 pm at the funeral home.
Zimmerman, Jane A. Jane A. Zimmerman was called home by her God and Savior on Thursday, July 18, 2002 to be with Him in Paradise along with her mother, dad, other relatives and friends. She was born January 18, 1937 at the Reedsburg Hospital, the daughter of Edward and Ester (Smith) Zimmerman. She lived her entire life in North Freedom, and attended the North Freedom grade school. She graduated from Baraboo High School in 1955. Shortly after graduation, she became a paraplegic from an earlier accident, and spent her remaining years in a wheelchair. Although confined to the chair, she thoroughly enjoyed her life. Her hobbies were cooking and baking. Jane was a life-long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom and belonged to the Ladies Group. She was also a member of the North Freedom American Legion Auxiliary, and St. Clare Hospital Auxiliary. She leaves behind her sister, Joan and her husband, Roger Zimmerman of Reedsburg, many special nieces, nephews, dear friends, and special neighbors who were always there for her. She loved them all. Jane was preceded in death by her grandparents; her parents; a sister; many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins, and many friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2002 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Friends may call on Sunday, July 21st, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., at St. Paul's; and on Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services, at the church. Memorialsmay be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Zimmerman, Mrs. Fred. Mrs. Fred Zimmerman of Ableman died at her home in that village Wednesday night, October 19, 1935 at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband and ten children. The children are, Mrs. Herman Steinhorst, Mrs. Otto Domke, Mrs. Randall Herfort, Mrs. Art Jorg, Mrs. Fred Lombard, Emil, Fred, Henry and Charles Zimmerman, all of this community, and Mrs. Fred Dottle of Detroit. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from St. John's Lutheran church, Ableman. Oehlers and Howland are in charge of the arrangements.
Zobel, Carolyn M. Carolyn M. Zobel, age 86, of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, December 12, 2001 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on November 16, 1915 in the Town of Winfield, Sauk County, the daughter of Henry and Amanda (Luedtke) Wagner. On October 5, 1939 she was married to Ray Zobel. Carolyn was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church and active with St. John WELCA. She was also active with the Sauk County Association for Retarded Children. She enjoyed gardening and working with her flowers. Survivors include five children: Edward (Dorothy) Zobel of Reedsburg; Judy Williams of Baraboo; Carole Neumann of Reedsburg; Gary (Ann) Zobel of Reedsburg and David Zobel of Reedsburg; nine grandchildren: Mark (Lori) Zobel, Scott Zobel, Lori (Don) Lichte, Jennifer (Mark) Rabata, Jason (Heidi) Williams, Craig (Yvonne) Neumann, Corey Neumann, Curt Neumann and Chad Neumann; nine great grandchildren; six brothers and sisters: Muriel (Elmer) Schmidt of Reedsburg; George (LaVerne) Wagner of Reedsburg, Alfred Wagner of Wisconsin Dells, Berniece (LaVern) Herritz of Reedsburg; Ervin (Mercedes) Wagner of Reedsburg and Norma (Melvin) Richert of Reedsburg; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray, on August 4, 2000; two brothers: Edward Wagner and Harold "Bud" Wagner; and one sister: Alice Schrank Westerman. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Saturday at ST. JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Reedsburg with Dr. James Steinbrecher officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Friday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sauk County Association for Retarded Children or St. John Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family. Mom, We watched as your life quickly faded away and hoped we would never have to see this dark day. We will remember the good times, embrace them with love, being certain you are with the Lord in Heaven above. We've lost a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. We pray that with God's grace we will be together again. We would also like to give special thanks to the staff of the Sauk County Health Care Center for the care and concern shown to Mom the past few weeks.