Green County

Albany, Green County, Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Nov. 1, 1900
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Dewey Hanson EDGAR
Dewey Hanson Edgar died at the home of his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Matt Edgar, on Tuesday, Oct. 23 aged 1 years, 11 months and 10 days.  Death resulted from an attack of pneumonia following typhoid fever.  The funeral was held at the M.E. Church at Monticello Friday, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Norfleet.  The parents have the deepest sympathy of all in their bereavement.

Albany, Green County Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Oct. 5, 1899
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Mrs. Nancy EDGAR
The funeral obsequies of Mrs. Nancy Edgar were held at the home of her son, M.H. Edgar, Wednesday at 1:00 pm by rev. H.H. Brenaman.  The interment took place at Monticello.  She passed to the better land Monday, Oct. 2, at the age of 76.  She leaves two children behind.  She was an exemplary member of the Free Will Baptist Church, beloved and respected by all who knew her, a kindhearted, true Christian woman, and her death will be mourned by a large circle of friends.  Being of a retiring disposition she preferred the country life to that of the village, and her last days were spent in perfect contentment.  The sympathies of the entire community are extended to the afflicted relatives in their sorrow, for which the family hereby returns their thanks.  H.B.B.

Monroe Times
pub. 2 June 1986
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

EICHENBERGER, Harold G. - Obit
Harold G. EICHENBERGER, 62, Lakewood, died Fri 16 May 1986.  Born in Monroe 7 Sept 1923.  Son of Carol & Anna (SAGER) EICHENBERGER.  1941 Monroe HS graduate.  Married Neva TROIKE 18 Mar 1950 in Reno, Nevada.  Veteran US Navy. Entered service 2 Jan 1943 at Great Lakes IL.  Retired 2 Jan 1966 at the Torro Marine Base, El Toro CA.  Then worked for McDonald Douglas airplane factory, until 1979.  Surviving are his wife, Neva, Lakewood; four sons,
Dennis, Danny, Randy & Gary, all of CA; one brother, Royal of Janesville; one sister, Lillian KUBLY, Santa Rosa CA; & four grandchildren. chaplain Vernon STENBERG, captain in US Naval Reserve, at the Church of Our Father in Long Beach.  Graveside military services...Long Beach Naval Station.  Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cypress CA.

Monroe Times
pub. 2 Aug 1989
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Royal E. EICHENBERGER [excerpts]
Royal E. EICHENBERGER, 72, 2010 Laurel Ave Janesville, died Mon 1 Aug 1988...[in Janesville].  Born 26 Dec 1915 in Monroe, he was the son of Carl & Anna (SAGER) EICHENBERGER.  He graduated from Monroe HS in 1935.  He married Esther ZIMMERMAN 19 Feb 1940 in Monroe.  He spent 50 years as a cheesemaker in & around Stephenson Co IL, retiring in 1978.  Survivors include his wife, Esther; a daughter, Shirley, at home; and a sister, Lillian KUBLY, Santa Rosa CA.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold, who died in 1986. Funeral...Thurs [4 Aug 1988] at Overton Funeral Home in Janesville with the Rev John HAGEN officiating...burial...Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead...

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, Sept. 9, 1897
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Hannah E. ELDRED
Surnames: Eldred, Holly, Stevens, Tate
Hannah E. Eldred was born in Rensselaer County, NY May 8, 1838, and was thus 50 years, 3 months and 6 days of age at the time of her death.  On Nov. 6, 1856 she was united in marriage to Henry Holly at Albany, Wisconsin.  To this union were born six children, five of whom grew to manhood; but two of these have passed to the other shore—Alford Holly and Mrs. Minnie Stevens.  There survives, to mourn their loss, the husband and three children, Edward, Jessie and Mrs. Nellie Tate, besides brothers, sister and grandchildren.  25 years ago Mr. And Mrs. Holly came to Nebraska and settled on a homestead which remained her home until here death.  At the beginning of womanhood, Mrs. Holly experienced religion and became a member of the United Brethren Church.  About five years ago she united with the Baptist Church of this place and was a faithful member at the time of her death—Plainview Nebraska News  Deceased was the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. S.L. Eldred.  Her death occurred August 14, after a painful and lingering illness.

Monroe Times
pub. 5 Nov 1985
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

ELMER, Anna Marie - Obit [excerpts]
Mrs Anna M. Elmer, 100, Monticello, died Mon 4 Nov 1985 at the New Glarus Home...The former Anna Marie BIDLINGMAIER was born 17 Feb 1885 at the BIDLINGMAIER homestead farm in Washington Twp, Green Co, the daughter of Michael & Mary (ISELY) BIDLINGMAIER.  She attended the Purcell Rural School...married Emil ELMER 27 Feb 1908 at her parental home by the late Rev Carl HEYL.  They farmed in Washington Twp until 1938 when they retired to
Monticello where she lived until entering the New Glarus Home in Jan 1981. Survivors...two sisters, Mrs Bertha LOVELAND, Monticello, & Mrs Louisa KLASSY of Monticello...& nieces & nephews.  Preceding her in death...her husband on 9 Aug 1949; five brothers, George & Albert in 1965, William in 1967, Edward in 1968 & Karl in 1899, & two sisters, Mrs Fannie BLEILER in 1950, & Ida in infancy...was a lifelong member of the Washington Reformation Church...its choir for many 80-year member of the former Washington Ladies Aid...was currently a member of the Friendship Circle of Zwingli United Church of Christ...& the Adult Fellowship of the church.  Funeral...Thurs [7 Nov 1985] in Zwingli UCC, Monticello.  The Rev Erwin H. PEGEL, pastor, & the Rev Daniel HERMAN, pastor of the Washington Reformation Church, will
officiate.  Burial...Highland Cemetery, Monticello...
Funeral Notice (pub 13 Nov 1985 Monroe Times)
...Barbara MEIER sang...accompanied by Nancy FAITH...Great-grandnephews, serving as pallbearers, were Darris BIDLINGMAIER, Robert DURTSCHI & Michael KLASSY, all of Monticello; LeRoy BIDLINGMAIER, Monroe; Dwight DRYE, Rockford, & Thomas HEFTY, Brookfield...


Monroe Times
pub. 24 June 1987
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

ELMER, Conrad A. - Funeral Notice [excerpts]
Funeral services for Conrad A. ELMER, 90, 703 22nd Ave, Monroe, who died 18 June [1987] at Pleasant View Nursing Home [Monroe] were held 22 June [1987] at the Shriner-Neushwander Funeral Home with the Rev Charles G. WORKMAN officiating...Pallbearers were Dan STAUFFACHER, Freeport, & Walter H. KUBLY, Herbert E. BLUMER, Rolland BARTH, Lester A. WITT & Ivan GRUNDER, all of Monroe.  Interment...Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe.

Monroe Times
pub. 17 Dec 1986
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

ELMER, Esther - Obit
Mrs Hollis J. (Esther) ELMER, 84, 4849 Sheboygan Ave, Madison, formerly of Monroe, died Tues 16 Dec 1986 in Madison.  The former Esther (ZUMBRUNNEN) was born in Green Co 21 Oct 1902.  Daughter of Gottlieb & Verena (KUBLY) ZUMBRUNNEN.  Graduate of Monroe HS.  Attended North Central College in Naperville IL for one year & graduated from the National Kindergarten & Elementary College in Chicago.  Taught Kindergarten in the Monroe schools.
Married Hollis J. ELMER 7 Feb 1925 in Monroe.  They resided in Monroe until moving to Madison in 1961.  Was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Madison, its women's organization, & a member of St Omar Chapter 90, Order of the Eastern Star, Monroe.  Survivors are her husband, Hollis J. ELMER; twin daughters, Mrs Norman H. (Nanette) DISCH, Middleton, & Mrs Gene (Joanne) HANSON, Monona; a son, Ronald H. ELMER, Reedsburg; eight grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren...preceded in death by a son, Hollis J. II at age 7 in 1934; a brother, Ernest ZUMBRUNNEN, & a sister, Clara
BALDWIN.  Funeral Fri 19 Dec 1986 in the Cress Funeral Home Madison.  The Rev Larry A. MOODY of the Trinity United Methodist Church will officiate.  Burial Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe.

Monroe Times
pub. 14 Nov 1987
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Julius ELMER [excerpts]
Julius ELMER, 93, of New Glarus, died Fri 13 Nov 1987 at the New Glarus Home. He was born 29 Dec 1893 in York Twp, Green Co, to Conrad ELMER Sr & Wilhelmena EICHELKRAUT ELMER.  He married the former Bertha WAEFLER 22 June 1929 in Monroe...had farmed in Postville for many years & had worked in construction with Andy ASLAKSON & Sylvan DISCH...was a member of Swiss United Church of Christ, New Glarus.  Survivors include a daughter, Patricia ELMER, New Glarus; a brother, Albert ELMER, New Glarus; & a sister, Mrs Waldo (Mathilda) LUCHSINGER, New Glarus.  Preceding him in death were his wife 9 May 1987; two brothers, Conrad Jr & Herman, and two more brothers in infancy; & three sisters, Mrs Herman KUBLY, Mrs Emil LEGLER & Mrs Sam LUCHSINGER. Funeral...Mon [16 Nov 1987] at the New Glarus Home Chapel with the Rev Fritz WEST officiating.  Burial...Swiss Church Cemetery...

Monroe Times
pub. 22 July 1980
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

ELMER, Leonard - Obit
Leonard ELMER, 73, 249 1/2 E. Main, Evansville, died Sun 20 July 1980.  Born 20 Feb 1907 in Monticello.  Son of Samuel & Margaret (MARTY) ELMER.  Was a retired farmer.  Farmed in the Brooklyn area.  Survivors include a sister, Mrs Clarence HOESLY of Route 2, Evansville, & a brother, Leroy, Evansville.  Funeral 22 July 1980 in the Ward Funeral Home, Evansville.  Rev Larry PINNOW of Grace Lutheran Church, Monroe officiating.  Burial Jug Prairie Cemetery.

Monroe Times
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of  Arthur C. EMBERSON [excerpts]

Arthur C. EMBERSON, 84, Monroe, formerly of rural Argyle, died Fri 25 Oct 1990...Darlington.  He was the son of Anton & Carrie (LAGESON) EMBERSON, born 1 Apr 1906 in Blanchard Twp.  He married Thilda BERG 20 Feb 1930 at Adams Lutheran Church...lived and farmed in the Argyle & Blanchardville area before retiring to Monroe in 1966...was a member of Adams Lutheran Church. Surviving are two sons, Olin of rural Blanchardville & Roland of Browntown; two daughters, Mrs [A] Charles (Clarice) GOEPFERT of Browntown & Ruth OLSON of Fontana CA; two brothers, Glenn of rural Argyle & Everette of Madison; a sister, Mrs Sherman (Clara) HERMANSON of Blanchardville; six grandchildren & four great grandchildren...was preceded in death by his wife, 1 Oct 1990; a sister, Alma HERMANSON; and four brothers, Marion, Henry, Bennie & Willard. Funeral...Wed [30 Oct 1990] at Argyle Lutheran Church with the Rev Lyman OMAN officiating.  Burial...Adams Lutheran Cemetery...[Note:  A Charles GOEPFERT of Browntown is my stepbrother]

Monroe Times
Contributed by Cathy Kubly

Obit of Thilda EMBERSON [excerpts]

Thilda EMBERSON, 79, 1404 22nd Ave, died Mon 1 Oct 1990 in [Monroe].  The former Thilda BERG was born in Adams Twp, Green Co, 5 Mar 1911, the daughter of Ole & Inger (PETERSON) BERG.  She married Arthur C. EMBERSON 20 Feb 1930 in Adams Lutheran Church...lived and farmed with her husband in the Argyle & Blanchardville areas most of her life.  They retired to Monroe in 1966.  She was employed at the Alphorn Motel until 1983...was a lifelong member of Adams
Lutheran Church & a member of its Women of the ELCA & Esther Circle. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Olin of rural Blanchardville & Roland, Browntown; two daughters, Mrs [A] Charles (Clarice) GOEPFERT & Mrs Ruth OLSON of Fontana CA; two brothers, Orville BERG, Monticello & Palmer BERG of Monroe; two sisters, Mrs Anna TOLLAKSON, rural Argyle & Mrs Andrew (Orpha) FISCHER, Monticello; 6 grnadchildren & four great grandchildren...was preceded by in death by a sister, Mabel BERG.  Funeral...Thurs [4 Oct 1990] at Argyle Lutheran Church.  The Rev Lyman OMAN will officiate. Burial...Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery...

Albany, Green County Wisconsin Vindicator
pub. Thursday, April 1, 1897
Contributed by Christine M. Spencer

Hazel Jennie EWING
Hazel Jennie, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. F.J. Ewing, who live northwest of town, died Monday, aged 9 months and 16 days.  The funeral was held from the M.E. Church Tuesday, services being conducted by the pastor