Genealogy: Cemetery: Index
St. James Rose Hill Cemetery
(formerly Rose Hill Cemetery)
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Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and other files. Contact webmaster for additions or corrections to this on-line version - addition of this page allows for single website genealogical search of area ancestors.Adami, Albert H., son, 1861 - 1941
Adami, Frances, wife of Albert, 1867 - 1935
Adami, Erwin L., 1897 - 1983
Adami, Mildred D., 1898 - 1968Adami, Alvin H., August 15, 1893 - Nov 7, 1969
Adami, Cora M., wife of Alvin, Nov 5, 1892 - Jan 9 1984Adami, Doris L., daughter, 1919 - 1926
Adamson, Edward, June 6, 1845 - Aug 12, 1927Adamson, Robert E., son of Edward, Aug 9, 1874 - April 12, 1898
Adamson, Ruth, wife of Edward, Nov. 6, 1849 - Aug 31, 1897Ahlhaus, George, 1862 - 1945
Ahlhaus, Helen, 1873 - 1952Allen, Florence M., 1905 - 1973
Allen, William M., 1896 - 1961Altwies, Joyce L. Siewert, 1925 - 1993
Andree, Otto W., 1876 - 19xx
Andree, Claribel, 1886 - 1942Andrysczyk, John, May 22, 1915 - Sept 18, 1989
Andrysczyk, Dolores, Sept 13, 1918 -App, George B., SP4 U.S. Army Vietnam, Oct 30, 1948 - Jul 6, 1987 Baranowski, Catherine Barnes, Dennis L. and family
Barnes, Patrick, a 19-year-old man, formerly of Sussex, d. Saturday, 11/17/1999, he had been hunting with his father, Dennis, said his mother, Janice Barnes of Sussex. A 1998 graduate of Hamilton High School in Sussex, he had attended Waukesha County Technical College for tool-and-die work. He was employed at Herker Industries in Menomonee Falls, where he had started to work while in high school. Barnes and his father made headlines in 1996 after their boat capsized on Lake Winnebago. Barnes is also survived by a sister, Kelly (Joshua) Wojciechowski, and his grandmothers, Dorothy Barnes and Ruth Tewes.
Bartline, Hazel, 1923 - 1996
Bartline, Marlin, 1919 - 1984
Bartline, James L., son, 4/8/1950 - 7/24/1963Bauer, Carl
Beck, Ida M., 1899 - 1992Beckman, Clyde M.
Bequest, Cynthia M., (Nee Beskidniak), d. April 22, 2002, age 39 years. Wife of Thomas W. Mother of Amanda and Alissa. Daughter of Joseph and Marilyn Beskidniak. Daughter-in-law of Orval and Alberta Bequest. Sister of Sandra (Christopher) Lecher. Aunt of Brandon, Nicholas and Seth. Mass at St. James Congregation, W220 N6570 Townline Rd., Menomonee Falls.
Botsford, C. L., 11/20/1815 - 10/30/1851
Botsford, Nettie L., nee Ostrander, wife of C. L., b. Hinsdale, NY, 7/11/1851 - d., 5/14/1884 in Sussex.
Botsford, Christopher C., d. 6/18??
Botsford, Ruben S., son of L. & A., d. 12/26/1837Bowes, Jane M. Braeger, Arthur Braeger, Paul August and Alma Bectker Brown, Edward and Emily Robbins Brown, Frank W. and Pearl H.
Brown, John, d. 11/8/1853Bruschaber, Minnie Bulman, Patrick Caine, Henrietta Gould Caine, Thomas and Hannah Lee
Calmes, Kenneth J., age 27 years. Of Sussex. d. Sat., Oct. 28, 2000. Son of Dick and Rita (nee Klein). Brother of Lori (Bob) Schneider, Chris (Kevin) Konkol, Dave (Vicki), Dick Jr. (Jennifer), Tom, Randy, Carrie (Brad) Burns, Donna (Roger) Porter, a twin sister Kathy (Ken) Nyhouse, Scott, Mary, and Steve. Uncle of Brad, Brian, Danielle, Kori, Jake, Kelsey, Jacob, Sam, Jenna, Ally, Nathan, and Olivia. Preceded in death by a sister Jane Marie. Special friend of Andrea Naumann. A Mass at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls.
Cappelletti, John, 1896 - 1969
Cappelletti, Mary, 1902 - 1961Carlson, Helen M. Carlson, John Ivan Chase, Dale D. and Flora K.
Cook, EarlCook, Elizabeth
Cook, EmanuelCook, Esther
Cook, Fred S.Cook, George E.L.
Cook, Hellen SouterCook, Irving H. and Sarah R.
Cook, John and Mary AnnCook, Joseph Sr.
Cook, JosephCook, Mary E.
Cook, MaryetteCook, Robert W.
Cook, Sarah AnnCook, Thomas P. and Albertina A.
Cook, ThomasCook, ? Corlett, Ellison C. and James T.
Corbett, Cynthia was born Nov. 5, 1780 in Milford, MA , and died Sept. 12, 1864. She was married to Daniel Corbett, he died in NY in 1854. Her son Carlton was living in Pewaukee in 1850 (he would have been about 47). Cynthia may have moved out here after the death of her husband with her daughter, Sarah. In 1860 Cynthia was living with Sarah and Sarah’s husband George Brown (They married in 1856 in Pewaukee). Cynthia was 79, Sarah was 33, George was 40. Carlton died in Pewaukee Oct. 11, 1875 (born June 19, 1803 in Vermont) and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, along with his son Morris (Apr. 18, 1842-Oct. 3, 1869) and another son’s (Daniel) wife, Julia Brownell Corbett (July 18, 1843-Nov 2, 1868) who died in childbirth. Carlton was married to Lydia Zeluff Corbett, who outlived Carlton, moved to the Eau Claire area and eventually re-married, dying July 15, 1903 in Chippewa Falls. Another of Carlton’s son’s, Charles Henry, was born in Pewaukee on Feb. 9, 1855, married a Waukesha native, Anna Mary Hurtgen, the daughter of John and Eva (Hulbrack?) Hurtgen. Charles & Anna married Sept. 11, 1875 in Wolf’s Bar in Milwaukee. They had one child (Gertrude) in Waukesha County in 1876, then moved to Fond du Lac County by 1878 for the birth of their next child.D'Orazio, Amedeo and Mary Dale, John and Mary Cook DeQuardo, Sam and Marie
Dewar, John E., age 57 years of Sussex. d. Monday March 4, 2002. Husband of Jane (Nee Pankratz). Father of Johnny (Nancy), Lori (Rob) Jarecki, And Timmy (Robin). Grandpa of Mathew, Jennifer, Stephanie, Hollie, and Ryan. Son of Clarisse Dewar. Brother of Jean, Carol, Mary, Patsy, Annie, Paul, Tom and PJ. Mass at St. James Catholic Church W220 N6588 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls. John was a dedicated employee with MilSolv/Brenntag for 27 years. A member of the Buick Club of America, a avid care collector, Nascar and Packer fan.
Dickman, John E., age 67 years of the town of Lisbon. d. Tues. April 3, 2001. Husband of Jean (nee Grasse). Father of Michael (Debra), Sue (Jim) Gallant, and Peter (Lisa). Grandpa of Jeffery, Pamela, Laura, Karen, Catherine, and Jacob. Brother of the late Violet (the late Chester) TeRonde, Alvina (Charles) Groeltz, and Lillian (the late Arthur) Wittman. Brother-in-law of Sister Dolores Grasse O.P., Theodore (Sarah) Grasse, and Dennis (Theresa) Grasse. Further survived by Robin Grasse, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Townline Rd., Menomonee Falls. John was proprietor of Brookfield Professional Pharmacy, a member of the American Legion Post #449 in Elm Grove, the Nagawaukee Men's Golf Club, on the Board of Directors for the Pharmacy Buying Group of America, and a member of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin.
Dlobik, Lynn K., Age 36 years. Of the Town of Lisbon. Sun., May 18, 1997. Daughter of Robert and Irene. Sister of Christine Fleisner, Jean (Allen) Keckeisen, James (Theresa), Donald (Eileen), David (Lisa), John (Debra) and Jane (Daniel) Bagin. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dear friend of Linda Kersten and Bonnie McAnany. Funeral at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls. Lynn was an accomplished wildlife artist and writer.Doperalski, Stephen M. (Steve) and Edna R. Augustine Dubnicka, Joseph A. and Jean C.
Dunn, Edward, d. 11/11/1845, age 50 yrs.Durica, Margaret D. Durnford, Florenz Durnford, Harold S. and Florence M. Durnford, Ross Ehlers, Martha Siewert Fallos, William Jr. Fourness, Montague D. and Diane P. Gansemer, LaVerne R. (Gus) and Catherine A. (Kay) Gerken, David E. and family Gerken, James H. Gerken, Merlin C. and Wilma M. Hornig Gleisner, William C. and Gertrude M.
Gnabasik, Chester T., of the Town of Lisbon. d. March 20, 2003 at the age of 80 years. Husband of Patricia (nee Scheffler for 56 years. Dad of Maripat (Robert) Blankenheim of Oconomowoc and Michael (Laura) of Goodyear, AZ. Grandpa of Nicole and Jeremy Spurgin of Milwaukee. Brother of Sr. Elizabeth Gnabasik, Margaret (Richard) Chapman, Erv (Darlene) Gnabasik, Lucille (Leonard) Kocinski, Theresa (Frank) Bartoszewicz. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Amelia (Frank) Mazurczak and Louise (Adam) Lewandowski and 2 brothers, Stephen (Betty) and Eugene Gnabasik. A Mass at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Townline Rd., Menomonee Falls. Chet owned and operated Town & Country Carpet Service in Menomonee Falls for many years.Gobis, Elvin P. and Barbara Gosnell, Vernon W. Graves, William
Grogan, Frank T., 4/12/1865 - 10/2/1961, 1st Village of Sussex President
Grogan, Earl F., 6/23/1894 - 3/9/1916
Grogan, Ada R., 1/29/1867 - 4/18/1943
Grogan, Eugene F., 10/6/1891 - 10/7/1892Gross, Robert H. Grover, Alden J. Grover, Alpha and Betsey A. Grover, Edith May Grover, Hiram B. Grover, Mary E. Haasch, Alfred W. Haasch, Pauline Haley, William M. and Christine M. Hardiman, Henry R. and Cora D. Harland, Alice Harland, Esther Harland, Lillie Harland, Sarah
Harland, William A., of Pewaukee. d. Thursday, March 4, 1999 at the age of 92 years. Father of Kenneth A. (Mary) Harland of Pewaukee and Christine A. (Herbert) Lindenstruth of Pewaukee. Grandfather of Frederic, David (fiancée Tracy Jahnke) and Heide Lindenstruth, Katherine and Jennifer Harland all of Pewaukee. Preceded in death by his wife Charlotte L.V. (nee Vector). William was a life long member and Past Master of Ashlar Lodge 193 F&AM. He was also a lifetime member of Lila B. Graser Chapter 159 OES, Waukesha Chapter 37 and the Waukesha Council 29. Bill was an active member of the Wisconsin Scottish Rite Bodies and Tripoli Temple & Antique Auto Unit. He served on the Pewaukee School Board in the 1950's.
Harrie, Peter, d. 10/25/1861, age 82
Harris, Janet, (marker broken off)
Harris, Archibald, 11/19/1834 - 9/27/1892 (?)Harris, Ellen I. Harris, Franklin Harris, Walter J. Hartling, Phillipp J. Hawes, Fred C. Hawes, Sophia Haycraft, William Hecker, Eugene R. and Lillian W.
HECKER: Henry F./b. 28 Dec 1866/d. 1929/husband of Ida L. Bartlett Ida L. (Bartlett)/b. 4 Jun 1870 Pewaukee/ d. 31 Jul 1950 Pewaukee/bur. 4 Aug 1950 Sussex WI/daughter of Smith Lurvey Bartlett and Grace Munn/wife of Henry Hecker
HECKER, IDA (nee) BARTLETT, Lannon, Monday July 31, at age 80, mother of
Howard, Eugene, Vernon and Harlan HECKER and Iva PFELL; also survived by 7
grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 7 brothers.
Kerstein, Mary E., (nee Gerken) age 97 years of Sussex. Thursday, December 20, 2001. Wife of the late Rudy. Aunt of Dolores (Chester) Becker, Merle Schatz, Royal Gerken, Loren (Marge) Gerken, Gloria Wolff and the late Virginia Hildahl. Mary was a lifelong resident of Sussex and a long time member of the Sussex United Methodist Church
Ketchum, Sylvester, d. 7/23/1848, age 62 yrs 19 da.
Ketchum, Samuel W., d. 7/24/1888, age 77 yrs
Kosmalski, Steven, d. May 4, 2000, age 90 years. Brother of Sophie Walls and the late Margaret M. Doro. Preceded in death by his parents, Valentine and Joanne Kosmalski. Also survived by nieces, nephews.
Kreuser, Hazel M. (Katzfey), (Nee Vanderpool) of Waukesha, formerly of Sussex, March 17, 2000, age 88 years. Mother of Barbara Schaefer, Lucinda (Severson) (Randy) Brown, Dolly (William "Bud") Pogantsch and Marlain (Gary) Riemer. Sister of Ruth Stommel and Wallace (Evelyn) Vanderpool. Sister-in-law of Helen Katzfey and Ann Vanderpool. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Kreuser. Further survived by 15 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Krzyzanowski, Lawrence C. "Larry" Of Sussex, died on Monday, June 23, 2008, at the age of 70 years. Larry was born on April 28, 1938, the son of Larry and Rose Krzyzanowski. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Menomonee Falls. Larry was a long time employee of Lakeside Bridge and Steel. Loving husband of Mary (nee Busch) of Sussex. Dear father of Bill (Laura) Krzyzanowski of Kansas City, MO, Laurie (Dave) Goblisch of Green Bay, Gregory (Malinda) Krzyzanowski of England and Valory (Chad) McSweeney of Brooklyn Park, MN. Proud grandpa of Preston, Kolbe, Jamisen, Zachary, Cullen, Abigail and Camdyn. Dear brother of Sister Georgeann Krzyzanowski of Milwaukee; brother-in-law of Judy (Frank) Brugner and Ted Busch. Larry is further survived by other relatives and friends. The funeral mass for Larry will be held on Monday, June 30, 2008, at 6:30 PM, at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI. Reverend Arthur Heinze will be officiating. The visitation for Larry will be on Monday, June 30, 2008, from 4:30 PM until the 6:30 PM mass at the church. Interment will be at St. James Rosehill Cemetery, Sussex. In lieu of flowers memorial appreciated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society 1120 James Dr. Hartland, WI 53209. Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha 262-542-6609
Leadlyey, Robert, 3/15/1826 - 8/12/1905
Leadley, Hannah, 9/11/1824 - 7/3/1914
Leadley, John, son, 9/16/1851 - 6/2/1932 (?)
Leadly, William, 7/15/1822 - 5/2/1905
Leadly, wife, 8/25/1833 - 1/28/1919
Leadly, Edith, dau., 5/8/1869 - 5/9/1947
(Leadly), Grandma Margaret Chambers, 12/9/1798 - 9/11/1881
Liska, Anita, d. Monday, July 30, 2001
Magnusson, Margaret Elizabeth Oconomowoc, 94 years, born to Eternal Life December 27, 2008. Beloved sister of Helen Magnusson and Arthur (Betty) Magnusson. Preceded in death by her parents John and Hilda Magnusson, brother Sven (Betty) Magnusson and her sister, Ingrid (Hasan) Shaban. Doting Aunt to John (Sharon) Magnusson, Gary (Mari) Maack-Magnusson, Cynthia (Tom) Geppert, Helen Shaban, Charles (Cindy) Shaban, Aceile (Steve) Riley, Hasan Shaban, Jane (Patrick) Howell, Dan (Diane) Magnusson, Susan (Thomas) Neitzke, Joseph (Dawn) Magnusson and many grandnieces and nephews. Margaret was born March 3, 1914 and raised in Sussex, WI. She attended Sussex State Grade School, Waukesha High School where she was valedictorian. She graduated from U.W. Madison with a bachelors and a masters degree in elementary education. She taught 20 years at Park Lawn Elementary School in Oconomowoc where she became principal for an additional 20 years, making Oconomowoc her home for over 50 years. Margaret was very kind and generous to all. Highlights were treating her family to trips to Sweden to meet relatives. Special thank you to the caring staff at Shorehaven and Vitas Hospice Care. Funeral services will be 12:00 noon on Friday at First Congregational United Church of Christ (815 S. Concord Rd. Oconomowoc, WI 53066). Friends may visit at church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. A lunch will be served following the service. Burial will be at 3:00 PM at St. James/Rosehill Cemetery in Sussex following the lunch. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested for the Oconomowoc Food Pantry. "You will always hold a special place in our Hearts" SCHMIDT & BARTELT Notbohm - Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services Oconomowoc 262-567-4459
Mannering, Alice H., dau. of ?, d. 11/27/1872 (?)
Marlow, Raymond L., Ret. Lt. Col. Mon., May 8, 2000, age 58 years. Husband of 34 years to Shirley (nee Herber). Father of Ann Marie Marlow, Patrick (Becky) and Scott Marlow. Grandfather of Seth, Amber, Elijah and Jonah. Also survived by his sister. Raymond was a retired City of Milwaukee police officer with 31 years of service and proudly served his country in the Air Force, Wisconsin National Guard 32nd Red Arrow Division and Army Reserve 84th Division.
Marx, Erwin, 1896 - 1943
Marx, Alice, 1899 - 1966
Munz, Alma L., 10/5/1888 - 6/14/1967
Munz, Herman C., 6/29/1879 - 12/20/1965
Nitschke, Emily d. 11/19/1999. A Brownie who had planned to "bridge" to Junior Girl Scouts at the end of the current school year, Emily's passions were animals and artwork, her parents said. Emily was especially close to her grandfather, Albert Nitschke. In addition to her parents, brother and grandfather, Emily is survived by her paternal grandmother, Hannelore Nitschke of New Berlin; her maternal grandparents, Jim and Dolores Sikora of Hales Corners; and her great-grandparents, Alois Sikora of Hales Corners, Jacqueline Weber of Milwaukee and Charlotte Schreib of Hales Corners. Mass at St. James Church, W220-N6570 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls.
Parsons, James R., son of C. & A., d. 9/21/1869, age 19 yr 5 mo 10 da, Civil War ?
Redford, Thomas Spencer, 7/11/1818 - 11/27/1903
Redford, Jane, wife, 1/31/1823 - 2/14/1864
Redford, George L., 2/11/1864 - 1/22/1866
Redford, Erwin W., 9/8/1872 - 4/10/1873
Redford, Mary L., d. 11.23.1853, m. 28 yrs ?
Redford, Sarah D., 1861 - 1877
Redford, Adeline L., 1834 - 1877
Redford, Henry, 1815 - 1899
Rodgers, James, 9/1811 - 9/27/1905
Rogers, wife, 3/26/1821 - 2/2/1907/17
Ropiak, Ronald C., d. Oct. 13, 2000, age 66 years. Husband of Donna. Father of Linda (Gregg) Stuart, Laurie Pemberton and Lisa Ropiak. Grandfather of Breanne and Kelsey Pemberton and Megan Ropiak. Brother of Nancy, Vernette, Marjorie Ropiak, Cheryl (Mike) Petersen, Richard, Donald, Thomas (Kathleen) and Glenn. Preceded in death by his parents, Lorraine and Leo. Visitation at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Townline Rd., Menomonee Falls
Salentine, Roy J., of Sussex, b. on March 31, 1935 and d.
April 7, 2004 at the age of 69 years. Husband of Peggy (nee Nettesheim) for 40
years. Father of Anthony, Brian and Patrick Salentine, Robert (Kari) Hood.
Survived by his special friend, Jennifer (Chase) Bixler. Grandpa of Jonah,
Sampson, Frederick W., "Fritz", age 73 years of Sussex. d. Saturday March 13, 2004. Husband of Beverly (nee Roseland) for 55 years. Father of Bruce, Lee (Kathy) and Jeff Sampson. Grandpa of Michael, Melissa, Megan, Lindsey, Amy and Kyle. Brother of Lester and Clair (Iva) Sampson. A Mass at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Townline Rd., Menomonee Falls.
Schauf, Elizabeth, 8/12/1830 - 8/4/1906
Schwartz, John, 1855 - 19??
Smith. Edward, 1797 - 1869
Smith, Jane, 1797- 1877
Smith, John, 1821 - 1846
Smith, Thomas, 1829 - 1855
Smith, Ann, 1831 - 1855
Smith, Samuel, Co. C, 36th Reg. Wis. Vol., d. 5/25/1864, age 49 yrs 1 mo.
Smith, ?, dau. of S. & A. Smith, d. 9/11/1861, age 9 mos 13 da.
Stein, Andrew, d. 6/12/1873 (13 yrs old?)Stephenson, John C. Stihl, Joseph and Mary Stone, herbert and Margaret Stone, infant male Stone, Warren and Bernice Stout, Carrie E. Swartz, Laurie Treloar, Jane Van Lare, Gerald F. Varley, Alice Wallen, Frank O. Walsh, Virginia C.
Warden, Lana Sue., (Nee Schablow) , of Sussex. d. Fri. Dec. 18, 1998, age 46 years. Wife of Tim. Mother of Lindsay and Jessica. Daughter of Donald and Beverly Schablow. Sister of Terry (Mary), Dean (Michelle), Michael, David (Kathleen) and the late Gail.
Weaver, William, 1865 - 1865
Weaver, Jane, 1835 - 1925
Weaver, Allison, 1838 - 1911Weaver, William B. Weber, Joseph C. Jr. Wendt, Cora
Wendt, Idabelle M., (Nee Motz) d. Feb. 19, 2004. Age 95 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Raymond. Mother of Richard (Carol) Wendt and Diane (Wayne) Schade. Grandmother of Wendy (Dean) Langer, the late Tammy Wendt, Julie (Darren) Brooks, Jeffrey (Jean) Wendt, Amy Wendt, Pamela (Jeffery) McBride and David Schade. Great-grandmother of Jacob Wendt, Joshua Wendt and Cora Brooks.Westfall, Marvin A. and Betty A. Pucek Wileden, Alfred Wileden, Ann Wileden, Mima J.
Wileden, George A., 1898 - 1/1965
Wileden, Ruth E., dau. ?, 1902 - 2000
Wileden, Nellie, 1865 - 1944
Wileden, Horace, 1869 - 1952
(Note: Wileden also buried at Sunnyside)
Wilkins, wife of, d. 12/16/1862 (18 yrs 1 mos ?)
Wilkins, ?, d. 7/18/1876
Wilson, Rev. George, 1795 - 1850Wright, Mary J. and Mabel E. Zielinski, Joseph T. and Rose C. Zimmerman, Dean Alan Zoschke, Alfred Jr.