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Wisconsin Gold Star List – Waupaca County

Army Arndt, Eric H., 25, Weyauwega; pvt 129inf; kia Jy 20, ’18. Ballard, Orville F., 19, Waupaca; pvt 28inf; Cantigny, 2Marne, Berzy; dw Aug 8,’18. Beitzel, Richard E., 22, Ogdensburg; pvt 20engnrs; U. S.; dd (meas) Jan 4, ’18. Berman, Oscar Delore, 26, m, New London; pvt Auto Schl, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5, ’18. Bertram, William F., 26, Marion; WNG; pvt 127inf; Sergy; dw Aug 27, ’18. Brandt, Emil H., 19, Waupaca; pvt 127inf; overseas; dd (dementia praecox) Sept 8, ’18. Brockhaus, Oscar Herman, 22, Marion; pvt 13rctdep, Camp Shelby; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 4,’18. Cartwright, Eugene William, 19, Waupaca; WNG; pvt 26inf; kia Jy 22, ’18. Collins, John, 46, Waupaca; sgt lcl 1engnrs; overseas; dd (rupture of aneurism) Sept 13, ’18. Drivas, George P., 30, Waupaca; pvt 158depbrig; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 6,’18. Evenson, Arthur J., 27, Manawa; pvt 9inf; Argonne; kia Nov 8, ’18. Gensler, Arthur R., 22, Clintonville; pvt 26inf; dw Oct 24, ’18. Gilson, Casper S., 22, Sheridan; pvt 58inf; kia Jy 18, ’18. Hanson, Hanford, 22, Northland; pvt 58inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Jy 8, ’18. Hebhard, Robert Van Sad, 22, Waupaca; pvt 36fa; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 25, ’19. Hoy, Christen, 29, Waupaca; ck 48engnrs; overseas; dd. (mening) Nov 23, ’18. Huun, Isaac J., 29, Iola; pvt 345inf; overseas; dd (empyema) Jan 19 ’18. Ladusire, Frank Edward, 33, Clintonville; WNG; pvt 128inf; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons, Champagne; dw Oct 11, ’18. Nehls, Edwin G., 30, Iola; sgt QMC, Hoboken, N. J.; U. S.; dd (pneu) Feb 25, ’19. Norris, Clifford, New London; corp 107suptn; kia (sinking of Tuscania) Feb...

Biography of James C. Hanson

The Danish citizens of the United States are more nearly identical with our Anglo-American race than any other citizens of foreign birth. They possess the spirit which we call “go-aheaditiveness” in as large measure as any of our citizens, and they become Americanized and assimilate with the older population of our country sooner perhaps than foreigners of any other race. They are industrious, take to business on broad principles and are about as certain to make successes as any people among us. James C. Hanson, one of the prominent farmers of Latah County, Idaho, is not by any means one of the exceptions that prove this rule. He belongs rather to the large majority whose progressive and intelligent industry is having an influence more and more marked on our general prosperity as we approach the beginning of a new century. Mr. Hanson was a pioneer in Latah County and is one of its most prominent citizens. He located in Idaho in 1872, before there had come into existence anything to so much as foreshadow the inception and development of the city of Genesee, and he not only witnessed but has assisted in the opening up and improvement of Latah and her sister counties. Mr. Hanson was born in Denmark and was educated and began his active life there. HisĀ father, Hanse K. Hanson, married Miss Paulson, and the worthy couple lived and died in their native land, Mr. Hanson passing away in 1889, aged seventy years, and Mrs. Hanson in 1899, aged eighty. They were devoted members of the Lutheran church. They brought into the world five children, of whom...

Biography of Hon. Tannes E. Miller

Many interesting stories might be told by the early pioneers of Idaho, but it is not likely there are many men living in the state who could tell more stories, or stories of greater interest, than Senator Tannes E. Miller; and Senator Miller can go back of the pioneer days in Idaho and tell tales of the building and sailing of ships in Wisconsin and of pioneer life among the Indians. Senator Miller is one of Idaho’s most useful citizens and one of Latah county’s most prominent pioneers and most successful farmers. He has a model farm, which is located two miles east of Genesee. It is not only a very productive farm, but a very beautiful homestead, for Senator Miller is a man of refined taste, who believes there is nothing too good for his family. Tannes E. Miller was born in Norway, August 6, 1840, eldest child of Tabias and Christine (Elle) Miller, and came to America with his parents and brothers and sisters in 1849, and located in Wisconsin. His father had been a sea captain, but took up the life of a farmer and made a success of it. Mr. and Mrs. Miller were of the Lutheran faith. Mr. Miller died at the age of seventy-two, his wife at the age of sixty-three. Mrs. Miller died only a year later than her husband. They had eight sons and a daughter, five of whom are living. When the Millers arrived in Wisconsin the future senator was nine years old. For a boy of his age he was quite well educated, for his father had taken him...

Hammack, Jessie May Mrs. – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Jessie May Hammack, Lostine, passed away Monday, August 8, 1960 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for the past two weeks. Funeral services are being held today (Thursday ) at 2 p.m. at the Lostine Christian Church, with the Rev. Harold D. Fuller officiating. Burial will be in the Wallowa Cemetery. Mrs. Hammack who has lived in and near Lostine for 32 years was born March 16, 1876 in Waupaca, Wisc., daughter of Mason and Mary Allen. On November 16, 1913 she was married to James L. Hammack who preceded her in death in 1948. Survivors include two sons, Dwight Purinton, of Lostine and Daniel Robinson, of Lewiston, Idaho, and two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Gertrude) Thom, of Hermiston, and Mrs. Conrad (Bessie) Lesser, of College Place, Washington, children of former marriages; a stepson Elwood Robinson, of Lewiston; two half-brothers: Samuel Warren, of Baker, and Orphus Warren, of Jacksonville; 27 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren Wallowa County Chieftain, August 11, 1960, Front Page Contributed by: Sue Wells I find Sam Warren buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Oregon Warren, Sam, b. 1889-08-30 d. 1974-10-23, Gary...

Biography of Norman L. Hay

Norman L. Hay. When a group of really progressive, enterprising and public-spirited men get in control of a local government, it matters little what special form of charter or municipal organization they operate under, they do things and an entire community feels an uplift. This is well illustrated in the case of the City of Sedan, where Norman L. Hay had been mayor since 1912, and in close co-operation with the city council dominated by similar ideas as to the public good, he had brought about results which justify unusual pride in the part of Sedan in its civic and municipal efficiency. Mr. Hay had served on the city council three years before he was elected mayor. When he took charge of the city government there was a municipal debt of $8,000. Under the old regime this debt was almost stationary, but during the first two years of the Hay administration, with the aid of the council, old debts to the extent of $3,500 were paid, expenses were kept rigidly within the budget of allowances, no new debts were contracted, and the city now had the pleasant anticipation of retiring all its bonds, except the waterworks bonds, in April, 1917. At the same time the municipal administration had been exceedingly progressive. An electric lighting system was installed, and a franchise was granted to the Sedan Electric Light Company, and an unusual feature of this grant is that the city is paid 1 per cent of the gross receipts. The old custom was to grant franchises without any return to the city, and the action of Sedan is an illustration...

Wortman, Kathryn Dufur Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. J. W. Wortman Dies Very Suddenly Mrs. John Wortman passed away yesterday afternoon, Wednesday January 5, 1927, at the La Grande hospital where she had been taken for an operation for appendicitis. She never rallied from the operation. Kathryn Dufur was born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, April 8, 1884, and came west with her father and the family in 1901, going first to Bellingham, Washington. Afterward they made their home at Kalama, Washington. She was a highly educated and cultured woman and engaged in teaching after she had finished her training. While she was teaching at Enterprise she and Mr. Wortman became acquainted and they were married at Kalama, June 30, 1910. Later they came to Enterprise and made their home for several years. Mrs. Wortman was on the high school faculty and her husband taught part of the time and also was county clerk. They moved to Union where both taught, Mr. Wortman being principal of the grade school. Mrs. Wortman gave up her school work a year and a half ago. Mrs. Wortman was survived by her husband and two children. A daughter has passed away and is buried at Enterprise. Funeral services will be held at union and burial will be in Enterprise. Mr. Wortman said this morning over the telephone he would not know the day and hour of the services until he had heard from relatives in the east from whom word was awaited. Source:Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, January 6, 1927 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Belva...

Evans, Llewellyn Walter – Obituary

Toppenish residents were shocked to learn early this week of the death of Sheriff Lew Evans. Mr. Evans who lived on a ranch near Buena was for a number of years a community leader in Toppenish. Death came to the popular county official in St. Elizabeth Hospital where he was taken after he had suffered a heart attack at his home one hour before. He died at 12:30 Tuesday morning [January 4, 1949]. Funeral services will be held in Shaw & Sons Chapel in Yakima Friday afternoon at 1:30 with burial in Terrace Heights Memorial Park. Hopkins Mortuary has charge of funeral arrangements. Names as honorary pallbearers are County Commissioners Andy B. Wallace, Angus McDonald and Red G. Redman, Clerk Jasper Day, Assessor Jake Sieber, Treasurer C. S. Cole, Auditor Harold Purdin, Prosecutor Owen Clarke and School Supt. Chester Turner, W. C. Calhoun, Robert Montague, William Cole, Wesley Morford, L. L. Turley, W. S. Doran and Henry Waechter. Dr. Orval Peterson and the Elks Lodge will conduct services at the chapel and at Terrance Heights Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bert Guns, newly appointed sheriff, and Deputies H. T. Armstrong, Rudy Shuk, Gene Pomeroy, Leo Stevens, and Walt Purdin. Llewellyn Walter Evans, was born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, July 2, 1880 and came west in 1918. While living in Toppenish he carried on extensive farming operations on the reservation and served on the city commission here for six years. In 1930 he was elected sheriff of Yakima County and served eight years. He then served two terms as county commissioner from the second district and was again elected sheriff...

Hill, Floyd L. – Obituary

Floyd Hill Passes Wednesday Evening Well Known Baker Business Man Dies Suddenly Floyd L. Hill, 43, manager of the Commercial Creamery company in Baker, died Wednesday evening at 6 o’clock at the St. Elizabeth hospital, where he underwent a major operation January 2. A blood clot on the heart is said to have been the immediate cause of death. Mr. Hill was born in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, January 22, 1884. He went to Spokane, Washington from Wisconsin and in 1918 he moved to Haines, Oregon, where he was employed by the Commercial Creamery company. When the company plant was established in Baker about five years ago, Mr. Hill was placed in charge of it. He was a graduate of the Wisconsin Dairy college. The deceased is survived by his widow, Eleanor; two daughters, Ruth and Dorothy; two sons, John and Floyd L., Jr.; his mother Mrs. Mayford McKinley Hill of Weyauwega, Wisconsin; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Anthony, Miss Blanche Hill and Miss Stella Hill, all of Wisconsin; and one brother, Guy Hill of California. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, January 14,...

Waupaca County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records

Wisconsin Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Wisconsin county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Waupaca County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hosted at Waupaca County USGenWeb Archives Project Cedar Lake Cemetery Most Precious Blood Cemetery Old Pioneer Cemetery Osterander Rd Cemetery Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Records Hosted at Waupaca County, Wisconsin WIGenWeb Bear Creek Town Cemetery Oneska Family Cemetery Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Photos Caledonia Town Cemetery Davis Family Burials Evangelical Lutheran Zion Cem. (St. John’s) Crystal Lake Cemetery Parfreyville Cemetery Pleasant Valley Cemetery Chief Waupaca Burial Barton Cemetery Farmington Lutheran Cemetery Hooker Family Cemetery McAuley Family Cemetery Salem (Old Swede) Cemetery Sheridan (Sessions Prairie) Cemetery Smith Family Cemetery Falzbot/Velie (Cobb Town) Cemetery Wisconsin Veterans Home Memorial Cemetery Old Pioneer Cemetery, Photos Pioneer Cemetery- Here Rest in Peace, 1850-1895 Northland Cemetery Hitterdahl Lutheran Cemetery Riverside Cemetery Riverside Cemetery Graceland Cemetery Ruckdashel (Sugarbush) Cemetery Harrington Cemetery, aka Maple Lane or Beadleston Hatton Cemetery, aka Liberty or Vine Hill Lind Center Cemetery Little Creek Cemetery Little Wolf Cemetery Embarrass Lutheran Cemetery, aka Zion Lutheran Greenwood Cemetery Riverside Cemetery Floral Hill Cemetery Northport Ostrander Cemetery Oelfke Cemetery, aka Old Ostrander or Old Northport-Ostrander) Baldwill Mills Cemetery Hobart (Maple Grove) Cemetery Royalton Cemetery Park Cemetery (Park #1) Block Cemetery (Park #2) Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Zion Lutheran Cemetery Marble Cemetery Union Cemetery Lakeside Memorial Park St. Mary Magdalene’s Catholic Cemetery Evanswood Cemetery, aka Little River Oakwood Cemetery, Partial/photos Hosted at Mickie Parr’s Home Page St. Mary’s Cemetery...

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