Green County

Monroe Times
pub 14 Mar 1988
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of LaVerne DALY [excerpts]
LaVerne T. DALY, 75, Argyle, died Sun 13 Mar 1988 at his home.  Born 16 Dec 1912 in Lafayette Co, he was the son of James & Julia (CLEARY) DALY...granduated from Blanchardville HS in 1931...[married] Ethel R. FLANAGAN...3 June 1936 at St Francis Catholic Church in Adams Twp...farmed in...Jordan Twp for 8 years...moved to Adams Twp in 1944, where they farmed to the present...served on many boards, including...Agricultural Stabilization & Conservation Service Comittee, Prairie View School Board...Argyle School Board...was a trustee of St Francis Catholic Church & St Joseph's Catholic Church in Argyle...Survivors include his wife, Ethel; six sons, James of Pecatonica IL, Thomas of Argyle, Cecil of Glendale AZ, Kenneth of Racine, Donald of Omaha NE, & Leo of Baraboo; five daughters, Mrs Edward (Margaret) KELM of McFarland, Mrs John (Marie) REISER of Liverpool NY, Mrs Gary (Carol) WILLIAMS of Wild Rose, Mrs Jeffrey (Rita) SIMON of Bonduel, Mrs Gary (Ruth) ELDERBROOK of Cedar Rapids IA; one brother, Francis of Rockford; one sister, Mrs Al (Bernadine) SCHULER of Blanchardville; 38 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren...was preceded in death by his
parents, one daughter, Dorothy in 1946; one grandson, David DALY in 1979; one brother, Raphael, and one sister, Eileen KARHOFF.  Funeral...Wed [16 Mar 1988] at St Joseph's Catholic Church, with the Rev Eugene J. GRAHAM of St
Joseph's...officiating.  Burial...Calvary Cemetery, Argyle...

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, March 10, 1892
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer
Surnames: Davis, Hills
Rev. H.A. Rogers conducted the funeral of Mrs. Jeptha DAVIS at Attica last Tuesday.  Deceased was the mother of Mrs. S.S. Hills, formerly of this place and was well known in the vicinity.  She was born in 1802, and was therefore ninety years old.

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Feb. 1, 1894
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer
Surname: DeHaven
Mrs. T.G.DeHaven, of Monroe, died Jan. 24, aged 71 years.

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, May 28, 1896
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer
Surnames: De Remer, Bufton
The funeral of Mrs. Phillip De Remer took place at the family residence in the town of Brooklyn Tuesday, Rev. Jos. Mountain conducting the services and the remains interred in the cemetery near her home.  Deceased was the elder daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Thomas Bufton, who reside three miles north of Albany.  She was a lovable woman, and many sad hearts attest the esteem in which she was held.  A husband and infant child are left to mourn their loss.

Monroe Evening Time-Tuesday Jan. 12, 1960
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

Angus DeVoe Stricken at 64
     Angus A. DeVoe, 64, Brodhead, died last night at the Steussy Clinic in brodhead.
     Mr. DeVoe, son of Charles and Lena Hanson DeVoe was born near Argyle on Jan. 2, 1896.  They operated a dry cleaning establishment at first and then he worked for the city power and light company.  For the past 16 years he has been an employee at the Stuessy Clinic.
     Mr. DeVoe is a veteran of World War 1, a member of the Bicknell Lodge, F and A.M. Order of the Eastern Star, Scottish Rites and the Swan-Gehr Post American Legion.
     His wife is the only survivor.
     Arrangements are pending at the Everson Funeral Home in Brodhead and burial will be in Argyle.

Monroe evening Times-Monroe, Wi.
Published Feb. 12, 1915
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

     C.E.DeVoe aged 52  Drops dead in Argyle
     C.E. DeVoe a farmer living near Argyle and prominently known in this vicinity dropped dead Wed. evening while going to Dr. Williams office in Argyle.  He was accompanied by his wife and when half way up the stairs to the office , he was stricken although he had apparently been in good health.  He was 52 years of age.  He was born in the town of Argyle in 1863 and in his younger manhood was a school teacher but in later years he engaged in farming.  His wife and three children survive.  His father the late L.W. DeVoe was postmaster in Argyle at one time.

Monroe Evening Times-Monroe, Wi.
Monday March 1, 1954
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

     Charles DeVoe Brodhead Dies
     Charles H. DeVoe 88, well known Brodhead resident died at 11:30 A.M. yesterday at his home.
     Mr. DeVoe was born near Martintown Dec. 14, 1865 a son of Loren and Mary Ann Swearingen DeVoe, and married Fannie Jane Long Feb. 5, 1888 at Martintown.
     The couple lived near Browntown until 1920 when they moved to Brodhead.
     He leaves five sons, Frank, Browntown, Charles, Monroe, Clarence, Winslow, Floyd, Brodhead and Herbert, Janesville; four daughters, Mrs. Frank Sandley, Unity, Mrs. Bessie Sondregger, Brodhead, Mrs. Francis Dempsey, Beloit and Mrs. Alvin Bettrick, Beloit; 34 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.
     Preceding him in death were his wife in 1939 and two sons Leslie and Roy.
     Services will be Wednesday at 2pm in the Everson funeral home in Brodhead.  Rev. J.C. robertson of the Congregational Church officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The Monroe Evening Times-Sat. April 22, 1939
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

Mrs. Charles H. DeVoe 69 Expires in Brodhead

     Mrs. Charles Henry DeVoe age 69 died at 11:50 last night in her Brodhead home from a heart attack.  She had been ill three months.
     Fannie Jane Long was born in Winslow, Ill. ,November 6, 1869 the daughter of William M. and Mary E. Mackey Long.  She was married to Charles H. DeVoe in Martintown, Feb. 5. 1888.  They lived on a farm near Browntown until 1920 when they moved to Brodhead.  She was a member of the First methodist Church, Winslow.  Surviving are the widower, five sons, Frank and Charles, Browntown; Clarence, Monticello; Floyd, Brodhead; and Herbert, Janesville; four daughters, Mrs. Frank Sandley, Cadott; Mrs. Bessie Sondregger, Freeport; Miss Evelyn DeVoe and Mrs. Alvin Bittrick, Beloit; two brothers, Bert and James Long, Bridgeport; and three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Spellman, Alhambra, Cal.; Mrs. Blanch Hughes, Chicago and Mrs. Della Bird, Penn.  She was preceded in death by two sons; Leslie and Roy, three brothers    and two sisters.
     Funeral services will be conducted at 1;30 Monday afternoon in the Everson Funeral Home, Brodhead, Rev. J.C. Robertson, pastor of the Congregational Church will officiate.  Burial will be in the Monroe Greenwood Cemetery.

The Monroe Evening Times-Wed. , June 4, 1980
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

Floyd DeVoe
     Floyd R. DeVoe, 75, of 1306 West Fourth Ave.,Brodhead, died tuesday, June 3, at St. Clare Hospital in Monroe.
     Born in Browntown, Wis.., October 9, 1904, he was the son of Charles H. and Fanny Long DeVoe.  DeVoe then married Bessie P. Culles April 17, 1937.  He had been a car salesman for Timm Motors and Olin & Ayres, both of Brodhead, until 1969 when he became a stockbroker.
     DeVoe is survived by his wife, Bessie, two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Judy)Rust, Madison, Mrs. Kirk (Georganne)Mee of Sterling Va. and one sister, Mrs. Alven (Leona)Bittreck of Burbank, Calif.
     He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Brodhead.     Friends may call at the Newcomer Funeral Home in Broidhead Thursday evening 7-8:30 PM.  Services will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the Newcomer Funeral Home.  The Rev. Robert Kuehn will officiate.  Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.

The Monroe Evening Times-Monroe WI.
Monday Feb. 24, 1975
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

         Mrs. Nellie DeVoe
     Mrs. Nellie O. DeVoe, 73 Brodhead, died at 8:20 P.M. Sunday, Feb. 23 at St. Clare Hospital.  She had been a patient there since Feb. 15.  The former Nellie Jacobs was the daughter of Levi and Leona Schultz Jacobs.  She married Angus A. DeVoe Nov. 1. 1924 and had since lived in Brodhead.  At one time she and her husband had owned and operated a dry cleaning establishment in Brodhead and later both had been in charge of maintenance at the Steussy Clinic.  Mrs. DeVoe too had been a hatmaker-dressmaker associated with the late Mrs. Nellie Emminger.
     Mrs. DeVoe was a sister of Edgar Jacobs of Monroe.
     Her husband died Jan. 11, 1960; her father in 1930 and her mother Jan. 7, 1955.
     Arrangements are pending at the Everson Funeral Home of Brodhead.

Monroe Evening Times-Monroe, Wi.
Jan. 17, 1950
Contributed by Duane and Donna DeVoe

     Williard S. DeVoe 75 died late yesterday at the home of his son Jesse, Orfordville.  Death was due to a malignant groth.
     He was born in Martintown, Oct. 24, 1874, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren DeVoe and was married in Martintown Jan. 1, 1897 to Jessie Smith of winslow.  They lived in Freeport and Winslow before moving to orfordville in 1917.
     Survivvvvors include a son Jessie, Orfordville; four daughters, Mrs. Charles Knudson, Evansville, Mrs. Frank Daniels, Sr., Milton and Mrs. Lyle eggen and Mrs. Fred Haren, Milton Junction and a half brother, Charles, Brodhead, 17 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
     The body is at the Everson funeral home in Brodhead where funeral arrangements are being completed.

Monroe Times
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Ervin C. DISCH [excerpts]

Ervin C. DISCH, 74, 507 E 12th St Brodhead, died Sun 20 Dec 1987 at his home. Born 11 Apr 1913 in New Glarus, he was the son of John & Louisa (MARTY) DISCH.  He married Grace BRAND SCHADEWALT 18 Feb 1952 at Swiss Evangelical & Reform Church, New Glarus...farmed in the New Glarus area until moving to Orfordville in 1955...farmed there until 1974 & worked at Knight Manufacturing from 1974 until retiring in 1981.  Survivors include his wife, Grace, at home; a son, Ervin DISCH Jr, Kirkland TX; a stepson, Chester R. SCHADEWALT, Jacksonville FL; two daughters, Mrs Randall (Debbie) HANSON, Juda; Mrs Steven (Sonya) KOHL ...[Brodhead]; three stepdaughters, Mrs Charles (Kathleen) WOOLORER, OR; Mrs J. C. (Marilyn) MCGWAIRT, Fort Worth TX & Mrs Thomas (Patricia) SIMONSON, Brodhead; a brother, John F. DISCH, Monroe & a sister, Mrs John (Elenor) GMUR, New Glarus; 33 grandchildren & 18 great
grandchildren...was preceded in deat by two grandchildren & a brother, Willis.  Funeral...Tues [22 Dec 1987] at the Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, with the Rev Charles BLOECHL of Brodhead Grace Baptist Church officiating.
Burial...Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead...

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. December, 1889
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer
Surname: Dodge
Dr. J. Dodge, died at his residence in Sylvester, Sunday evening Dec. 15 of spinal disease, after a painful illness, aged about 77 years.  Mr. Dodge was an old settler, and had many friends in this section of the country who will be pained to learn of his death.

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Feb. 9, 1893
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Parker DODGE
Parker Dodge was born in Darien, New Hampshire on Feb. 5, 1813 and died Feb. 4, 1893, aged 79 years, 11 months and 29 days.  Mr. Dodge came to the state of Wisconsin in the year 1855, stopping at Janesville about one and a half years.  From there he came to Albany in 1857, where he spent the remainder of his days.  Mr. Dodge was an honest and upright citizen, and respected by all who knew him.  A wife, five children one brother and one sister, are left to mourn their loss.  He had been a member of the Albany Baptist Church for about 2 years previous to his death.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J.C. Carter after which the remains were laid to rest in the Albany cemetery.

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Feb. 29, 1901
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Pat Dooley died at his home near Monroe Tuesday morning, after a brief illness with pneumonia.  The funeral was held her this forenoon.

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, January 29, 1891
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Surnames: Doolittle, Hays, Spangler
Dewey S. Doolittle was a native of the state of Vermont, born Nov. 11, 1829 and departed this life Jan. 9, 1891 aged 61 years, 1 month and 10 days.  He emigrated to the state of New York with his parents at the age of 14 years; was married to Miss Caroline Hays Jan. 1, 1851.  In 1855 he removed to Wisconsin, and after a residence of 13 years he moved to Iowa and settled near Webster City in 1865 and has resided in Hamilton County since that time.  By occupation he was a farmer, and by patient industry and economy gained a sufficient competency to bring him comfort in his declining years.  He was a sufferer for about 16 years from the dread affliction of asthma.  In addition, he suffered for 8 years with cancer of the stomach, which finally terminated his life.  As a citizen, Mr. S. commanded by his upright and manly life the highest esteem from all who knew him.  Loving and true as a husband and father; as a neighbor kind, obliging.  He never joined the church, but respected the cause of true Christianity.  He believed in the Supreme Ruler of the Universe—and ever tried to live an honest and upright life.  He was a just and righteous man.  He leaves his faithful wife, two sons and four daughters, and a large circle of friends, to mourn his loss.  The funeral services, were conducted by the Rev. B. F. Snook, attended by a very large concourse of sympathizing citizens who followed the remains to the cemetery where they were committed to rest in the bosom of mother earth, while the spirit has forever returned to the God who gave it.  F.  The above was handed us by Mrs. C. Spangler, a sister of the deceased and is taken from a Webster City paper.  Mr. Doolittle lived for a number of years on the farm now owned by G.H. Turner.

Monroe Times
pub 6 May 1987
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

DREWS, Daniel Lee - Obit
Born 11 May 1969 in Monroe [WI] to John F. & Toshiko (WATABE) DREWS.  Died 5 May 1987 Monroe at age 17, buried 8 May 1987 Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe; a senior at Monroe HS; Survivors:  father & stepmother, John & Shirley Drews of Browtown; mother, Toshiko of Japan; a brother, Douglas (in US Navy, Pennsacola FL), a brother James & a sister Linda (both at home); a stepbrother, Shane FELDT, Juda; & two stepsisters, Cori FELDT at home, & Mrs Dan (Traci) LINCOLN of Monroe; maternal grandparents, Mr & Mrs Burnett KUBLY of Monroe; paternal stepgrandmother, Adeline DREWS of Monroe.  Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Walter & Isabelle DREWS

Monroe Times
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Fred DUERST [excerpts]

Fred D. Duerst, 93, Madison [WI], died Thurs 21 Apr Madison.  The son of Melchior & Ursula (HEFTY) DUERST, he was born 7 July 1894 in New Glarus [WI].  He married Goldie OLSON 23 Jan 1919 at the Swiss Church in New Glarus.  They farmed until their retirement in 1962, when they moved to New Glarus.  Since 1975, the DUERSTs made their home in Madison.  Survivors include his wife, Goldie, in Madison, one daughter, Julia ANDERSON, Argyle [WI], four grandchildren & eight great grandchildren.  He was two sisters, Barbara JONES and Rosa WILT, and his brother, William DUERST.  Funeral services were today [25 Apr 1988] at the Swiss United Church of Christ, New Glarus, with the Rev Fritz WEST officiating.  Burial was in the Swiss Church Cemetery in New Glarus.


Monroe Times
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Gladys DURST [excerpts]
Gladys L. DURST, 74, 2633 Ninth Ave, died Wed 21 June 1989...[in Monroe].  The former Gladys Lucille HOLCOMB was born in Adams Twp, Green Co 8 May 1915, the daughter of Ira L. & Hulda Martha (MARTY) HOLCOMB...attended the Dividing Ridge Rural School...married Fred J. DURST 24 Sept 1933 in Monticello.  They farmed near New Glarus until moving to Monroe in Sept of 1969.  Mrs DURST was employed in the shipping dept at Oaktron Industries for 24 years...a member of St John's United Church of Christ...charter member of the New Glarus Eastern Star...a member of the New Glarus G.U.G.G. Lodge.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Keith (Dorothy) WAINWRIGHT, Monroe; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren & a sister, Mrs Alice WILDE of Monroe.  Preceding her in death were her husband 29 Apr 1965; a son, Frederick; a brother, LaVerne HOLCOMB & a sister, Mrs Ruth RINGHAND.  Funeral...Sat [24 June 1989] at Stuessy Funeral Home.  Interment...Swiss United Church of Christ Cemetery, New Glarus...