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Reinhard (Reiny) Schuhmacher

1885 - 1967

03 13 1967


Reinhard (Reiny) W Schuhmacher, 81, well known resident of the Ixonia area, died Sunday evening at Watertown Memorial Hospital after a lingering illness.  His death however, came with surprise suddenness.  His home was in R1 Ixonia.


Mr. Schuhmacher was born in Ixonia on 24 November 1895 [should be 1885?] to the late Mr. and Mrs. Friedrich Schuhmacher and spent his entire life in the community.  He was married to Elsie Krueger in Watertown in 1915.  She survives.


Other survivors are 2 daughters, Mrs. John Zerjav, R1, Ixonia, Mrs. Edward Weise, Neosho, one son, Carl R Schuhmacher, R1, Ixonia.  Another son, Elmer preceded in death.  There are 12 grandchildren.


Three brothers and 3 sisters survive, August, Darien, WI; Fred, Wausau, Albert, Waterloo, Mrs. Arthur Zastrow, Oconomowoc, Mrs. Emil Mallow, Ixonia, Mrs. Arthur Wahlers, Glenview, Minn.


Funeral services Thursday with burial in Oak Hill, Cemetery.



Mrs. Reinhard Schuhmacher

1893 - 1978

01 03 1978


Mrs Reinhard Schuhmacher, 84, route 1, Ixonia, died this morning at Watertown Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ixonia with Rev Gustav Frank officiating.  Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.


The former Else Krueger was born 23 December 1893 in NuLiebene, Germany, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Carl Krueger.  She and her husband farmed in the town of Ixonia since their marriage on 11 September 1915 at St Mark's Lutheran Church.  He preceded her in death on 12 March 1967.


Survivors include twin daughters, Mrs John (Hadwig, spelling error) Zerjav of route 1, Ixonia, and Mrs. Edward (Helen) Weiss of Neosho, two sons-in-law, Rose Ann, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Peter Fabere of Milwaukee.


She was preceded in death by one son, Elmer, one grandson, two sisters and three brothers.  She was a member of St Paul's Lutheran Church of Ixonia.




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