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Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 3-6-1930

Funeral Services Will Be Held From St. Mary's Church Saturday Mrs. Anna Katherine Jagdfeld, 76, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lillian Jagdfeld, 223 Wilkins street. She  is
survived by one daughter, Mrs. Katherine Kirby of Highland Park, Illinois; a son, John of this city, and a brother, Fred Schingen of
Lamartine. She also leaves 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was removed to the Jagdfeld residence on Wilkins street from the Zacherl funeral home at 5 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held from the Jagdfeld home Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's church. The Rev. Peter W. Gersbach will officiate and burial will be in St. John's cemetery at Woodhull.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 12-29-1928

Mrs. Elizabeth Jagdfeld Dies of Stroke
Native of Town of Lamartine Succumbs at Her Home in This City Mrs. Elizabeth Jagdfeld, 73, died at her home at 717 Forest Avenue at 4:30 a.m. today. Death followed a stroke on Christmas day. She had been in ill health for about a year previous.
The deceased was born in the Town of Lamartine, Fond du Lac county, on February 24, 1855, a daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes Schefer, who resided on a farm in Lamartine township. She lived there until her marriage on February 18, 1879 to Caspar H. Jagdfeld of Fond du Lac. Since that time she had resided in this city. Mrs. Jagdfeld is survived by her widower, Caspar H. Jagdfeld; two daughters, Mrs. W.A. Seresse and Mrs. R.J. Serwe of Fond du Lac, by one son, Leo C. Jagdfeld of Fond du Lac, by five grandchildren, Mrs. Walter Kohn of Milwaukee, Francis Seresse and Elizabeth, Lawrence and Richard Serwe of Fond du Lac, one great-grandchild, Patricia Ann Kohn of Milwaukee, two brothers, Joseph Schefer of Fond du Lac and Frank Schefer
of Oakfield, and three sisters, Mrs. John Schnur of Eldorado, Mrs. Matthew Molitor of Fond du Lac and Mrs. Edward Boehmer of Mayville. The deceased was a member of the Frauen Verein of the German English academy and of the Altar society of St. Mary's Church. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday from the home at 171 Forest avenue, and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's church, the Rev. Peter GErsbach will conduct the services. Burial will be at Calvary cemetery. The body was removed to the residence late today from Geo. M. Dugan Funeral Home.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 6-20-1910

Mrs. Lydia Jahn, wife of Alfred Jahn, died at 3:30 Sunday morning at the residence, 15 North Waupun Street, aged 28 years.
Besides her husband she leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Wickert of this city. The funeral will be held at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon from the residence and at 2 o'clock from the Friedens Kirche, Rev. C.I. Grauer officiating. Interment will be in Estabrook Cemetery.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 3-4-1939

William Jahn, 89, Expires At Home of Daughter, Mrs. Joseph Senecal William Jahn, 89, retired tailor, died at 10:50 a.m. today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph E. Senecal, 412 South Main Street, the family homestead, after a few days illness of pneumonia. Born January 1, 1850 in Brandenburg, Germany, he came to this country with his parents, the late John William and Marie Jahn, when he was 13 years of age, settling in this city. He was married many years ago in St. Peter's Lutheran Church in this city to Miss Katherine Dick, who died May 10, 1936. Mr. Jahn had been a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church since coming from Germany. A veteran tailor, Mr. Jahn was employed for many years by the late J.A. Merryman. Surviving are a son, Charles F. Jahn, Fond du Lac shoe dealer; five daughters, Mrs. J.W. Rosenbaum, Mrs. Frank Dobyns, Mrs. Anna Zehms, Mrs.
Paul Grebe and Mrs. Joseph Senecal of this city; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. The body will be removed at 2 p.m. Sunday to the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Senecal, with whom he had resided for the last three years. Funeral services will be held there at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and at 2 p.m. from St. Peter's Lutheran church, the Rev. G.E. Bergemann officiating. Burial will be in Rienzi Cemetery.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 8-2-1950

Funeral services for Mrs. Kate Jensen, widow of Charles Jensen a resident of Arndt Street Home the last 11 years, who died shortly after noon on Friday at St. Agnes Hospital, will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Hardgrove and Gordon Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Daughter of Anthony and Barbara Schubert Bichel, Mrs. Jensen was born December 4, 1869 at Menasha, WI., and married in 1903 at Summerdale, Alabama. She had resided in this city 12 years. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Mathilda Ruch and Mrs. Gussie Wilson, both of the city, a brother, Frank Bichel, Sheboygan.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 12-26-1905

Edward, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Jewell, died at the family residence at ROgers Park, Illinois, Friday, December 22. The remains were brought here Sunday morning and taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. Wild where the funeral was held Sunday afternoon. Canon Barry officiating. Interment was at Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, WI.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 8-30-1946

Former Helen Joerns Buried In Plot Near Plymouth; Taught At Grafton Hall Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today at All Saints Cathedral in Milwaukee for Mrs. Howard T. Foulkes of that city. The former Helen Joerns, wife of Milwaukee attorney, and a niece of Mrs. Florence Lurvey of Oakfield; who died Wednesday in Columbia hospital after suffering a heart attack at her home, 2840 North Prospect Avenue. Burial was at Winooski, near Plymouth. Mrs. Foulkes was well known in Fond du Lac. Several years ago she was a member of the faculty of former Grafton Hall, school for girls, and since that time had frequently visited in Fond du Lac and Oakfield. A graduate of the Milwaukee Downers college, Mrs. Foulkes had been a teacher and registrar at Milwaukee Downer seminary the last five years. Her affiliations included the Women's club of Wisconsin and the Col. Benjamin Tallmade chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Surviving besides her widower are two daughters, Mrs. Richard E. Phillipson of Whitefish Bay and Mrs. Donald A. Austin of Milwaukee; two grandchildren; a brother, Oliver Joerns of Okauchee and two sisters, Mrs. Corabelle Brown of Davis, CA., and Mrs. Richard Hullsiek of St. Paul, MN.


Obituary - From the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 10-14-1935

William F. Johnston, 74, died at his home, 505 East Main Street, Waupun, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Johnston, was stricken with a heart attack on his return from a short walk. A son of William and Mary Johnston, he was born in the Town of Trenton, January 13, 1861. He moved to Waupun 42 years ago and with his brother, the late John Johnston, opened a livery business from which he retired in 1927. He was married to Miss Catherine Stoddard on April 29, 1913, Mr. Johnston was a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge. Surviving are his widow, and three cousins, Frank and William Johnston of Waupun and Albert of Yakima, Washington. The funeral will be from the Beyers Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with burial at Forest Mound.