Death Notices and Obituary Index

For Milwaukee and the Surrounding Communities

Sources: The Milwaukee Journal, The Milwaukee Sentinel, other various newspapers
Publish dates: Various

See also Waukesha Obituaries
Milwaukee County Obits (offsite link)
Milwaukee Sentinel,Journal Death Notice Index (offsite link)
Milwaukee Obit Archives June 2001 (offsite link)
Milwaukee Obit Archives before June 2001 (offsite link)
Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Obituaries (Fee Charged for archived obits)

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Source: Sept. 11, 1947 Milwaukee Journal

EBERHARDT, THERESA nee Fuchs, Sept. 9, residence 2037 S. 29th st., aged 68 years. Beloved wife of Hugo, Sr., mother of Joseph C., Erwin M., Hugo, Jr., Claude L., and Norbert C. Eberhardt, S. J.: sister of William C. Fuchs, Mrs. John Strudemann, Mrs. Frank Roemer; also survived by 4 daughters-in-law, 14 grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. Services Sat., Sept. 13 at 8:30 p.m., from the Janssen Funeral Homem 2825 W. Lincoln av, to Holy Ghost Church at 9:00 a.m. Interment Holy Trinity Cemetery. Members of Christian Mothers Society of Holy Ghost will hold vigil Friday at 3 p.m.: also 3rd Order of St. Francis will hold vigil Friday at 7 p.m. In state Thursday at 7 p.m.



Source: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Monday, Nov. 3, 1997.

Sent in by a researcher/see contributors page

Ecklund, Eric A.
edited for living

Born to Eternal Life October 31, 1997, age 71 years. Residence Milwaukee. Beloved husband of the late Shirley H. Ecklund (nee Immel). Dear father. Further survived by his sister, in-laws, 27 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Eric was a World War II veteran, an American Legion Post #495 member, and a life member of the NRA.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 from 6-8:00 PM at the Feerick Funeral Home with an American Legion Post #495 service at 7:45 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday Nov. 5 at 9:30 AM at the Funeral Home. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. FEERICK FUNERAL HOME
2025 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood 962-8383



Source: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, July 7, 1972.

Sent in by a researcher/see contributors page

Ecklund, Shirley
edited for living

Nee Immel aged 46 years. July 5. 1972. Beloved wife, Mother, Sister. Other relatives also survive. Funeral Sat. 9:15 A.M. from Jelacic Funeral Home, 5639 W. Hampton Ave. to St. Anne’s Church at 10 A.M. Interment Holy Cross. In state Fri. 6-9 P.M. Memorials preferred.



Source: Der Nord Westen, Manitowoc Wisconsin 12 July 1906

Death in Milwaukee last week of Mrs. SOPHIE EICHHORN (nee HÖPNER), a former resident of Two Rivers, after a 2-year illness. She leaves her husband and 3 grown children.



Source: Sept. 11, 1947 issue of The Milwaukee Journal

EISENBEISS: William J., beloved husband of Elizabeth J. Eisenbeiss (nee Faude), brother of George J. Eisenbeiss of Two Rivers, Wis., and the late Andrew Eisenbeiss. Passed away Wed., Sept. 10, at the residence, 2019 W. Hi-Mount blvd. Services Sat., Sept. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Ritter Funeral Home, 5310 W. North av. Entombment Wisconsin Memorial Park mausoleum. In state after 2 p.m. Friday.



Source: September 20, 1982. Milwaukee Journal

Stella Emmerich, Sept 18, 1982

Died September 18, 1982;

EMMERICH, STELLA Sept. 18, 1982, aged 85 years. Beloved mother of 3 sons and one daughter. Also survived by 18 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Home Chapel, 5301 W. Lincoln Ave. at 9 A.M. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In state at St. Joseph's Home Tues. morning from 8 A.M. until time of services SCHAFF FUNERAL HOME 5920 W. Lincoln Ave.



Source: Probably Manitowoc Herald Times

Endreas, Delphine M.
Born to Life December 20, 1915 in St. Nazianz. Born to Eternal Life on September 5, 2005 at age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Anthony "Tony". Step-mother of the late Donald (Lydia) Endreas, the late Ruth Klopstein and the late Delores Clemins. Fond sister. Further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including great-grandma's special helpers. Delphine was employed in the Bakery Department at Gimbels-Capitol Court for over 25 years.

Visitation Saturday, September 10 at the Funeral Home from 8:30 AM until services at 11:30 AM. Procession to Holy Cross Cemetery for Interment to follow.

SCHMIDT & BARTELT, Funeral and Cremation Service, 10121 W. North Ave . Wauwatosa (414) 774-5010



Source: Milwaukee Journal issue of Sept. 11, 1947.

ERDMANN: Fred, aged 80 years, 3323 N. 11th st., beloved husband of Marie, father of Hattie McPete, William, Herman, Hugo, Alma Skulan, Arthur, Erich, Viola and Erna; also survived by sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 13 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday, Sept. 13, at 1:30 p.m., from the funeral home of Heiden & Lange, 3116 N. 3rd st. Cremation Valhalla. In state after 2 p.m. Fri.



Source: Waukesha Freeman Apr 29, 1915

"Lawrence J. Ertlemeyer aged 69 years died at his home in North Milwaukee, April 21. He was born at Cincinnati O. November 4, 1855 and came to Waukesha in 1858, residing here until 1900 when he moved to North Milwaukee. The funeral was held from the residence Saturday afternoon the Rev. W. Mann, pastor of North Presbyterian church officiating. Interment was in Union cemetery. Mr. Ertlemeyer is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hattie Ertlemeyer, (nee Meininger); five daughters, Myrtle, Frances, Dorothy, Elnora and Ione, two sons, Bernard and Willard; a sister Mrs. E. C. Ziedler, Milwaukee and two brothers, Leonard and Benjamin, North Milwaukee."



Source: Milwaukee Herold, 6 May 1926
Translated and submitted by Gary/see contribributors page

Joseph Esser, Sr. -- Friend and neighbor, the sad news, that the much beloved husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, Joseph Esser […illegible text…] and 8 days, after a long illness, is resting in peace. The funeral will be Saturday, the 8 May, at 8:15 in the morning, from the mourning home, on the New Road, to St. Anthony Church, and from there to Holy Trinity cemetery. Private condolences to the mourning, please: Maria Esser, born Benning [sic], wife; Samuel, John, Joseph Jr., Frank, Peter, and Mrs. Mary Maas, children; including son-in-law, daughter-in-law, 16 grandchildren, relatives and neighbors.