May 28, 1960
Twin City Deaths
William H. Tonn, Sr.
William H. Tonn, Sr., 74, 80 Mathewson street,
died at his home a 11:45 a.m. Saturday after a lengthy Illness. He was born
Nov. 11, 1885, at Appleton and had been a resident of Menasha for the last
He had been employed at the Bergstrom Paper
company until retiring in 1942 because of illness.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
Westgor Funeral home with the. Rev. S. H. Roth, pastor emeritus of St.
Paul's Lutheran church in charge. Burial will be in Resthaven cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today.
Survivors are the widow; four daughters, Mrs.
Ralph Gifford and Mrs. George Slomski of Neenah, Mrs. Rueben Janke of
Clintonville and Mrs. Robert Johnson of Menasha; one son, William, Jr.,
Neenah; a brother, Fred, Navarino; four children by previous marriage; and
Mrs. Anna Lisch
Mrs. Anna Lisch, 84, who lived with her daughter, Mrs.
Harvey Schuelke, route 1, Bonduel, died at 3 p.m. Friday after a long
illness. She was born Nov. 28, 1875, in Germany, and moved to Kaukauna in
1881. She lived in the town of Lessor most of her life, and for the last
nine years had lived with her daughter.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Mark
Lutheran church, Navarino. Friends may call at the Wendt Funeral home,
Bonduel, after noon Sunday until noon Monday, then at the church. Burial
will be in Union cemetery, town of Lessor.
Mrs. Lisch is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Clarence
Klika, Appleton, Mrs. Schuelke and Mrs. Albert Stark, Navarino; three sons,
Reinhold, Appleton, Theodore, Navarino, and William, Shawano; two brothers,
William Tonn, Menasha, and Fred Tonn, Navarino; seven grandchildren and 10
ATTACK PROVES FATAL
A heart attack suffered Saturday afternoon resulted in
the death early this morning at Theda Clark hospital of Mrs. William
Ganzel, 50 years of age, 129 Edna avenue.
Mary Tonn was born on December 2, 1881, on an ocean boat carrying her
parents from Germany to the United States. She had lived practically all of
her life in Wisconsin. She was married to William Ganzel on April 5, 1899.
Surviving are the husband; children, John, Theodore, Herbert, Arthur,
Carl, Harvey and Harold Genzel, Neenah; a sister, Mrs. Emil Lisch, Navarino;
three brothers, Frank Tonn, park Ridge, Ill., William and Fred Tonn,
Navarino, one grandchildren and nine cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the
home, a Navarino pastor officiating. Burial will be at Navarino.
Fred A. Tonn
Age 79, passed away Sunday afternoon in Green Tree Convalescent Home,
Clintonville following a long illness. Mr. Tonn was born on October 19, 1887
in Kaukauna. He farmed and was a lifelong resident of the Navarino area. He
was a member of the Navarino United Church of Christ. Survivors are his
wife; three sons, Marvin, Navarino; Edward, Neenah; and Virgil, Chicago,
Illinois; three daughters, Mrs. Ray (Thora) Schuster, Shawano; Mrs. Earl
(Lois) Fenn, Seymour; Mrs. John (Helen) Kohanski, Menasha; one
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Rose Tonn, Navarino; 19 grandchildren and 10
great-grandchildren. One son James preceded him in death. Funeral services
will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Church of Christ, Navarino,
Rev. Robert Hamilton, officiating. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery,
in the Township of Lessor. Friends may call at the Muehl Funeral Home in
Seymour after 2 p.m. Tuesday, until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and then at the
church until the time of the service.
Appleton Post Crescent
Wednesday, May 9, 1951
Emil Lisch, Early Shawano County
Settler, Dies at 87
Emil Lisch, 87, one of the first settlers in
the town of Lessor, Shawano county, died early this morning at the home of
his son Theodore Lisch, with whom he lived about a year in Navarino.
He was ill three years.
Lisch was born April 1, 1864 in Germany.
He served in the German army before coming to the United States in his early
manhood. He farmed in Lessor until retiring. Lisch celebrated
his golden wedding anniversary several years ago. He was a charter
member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran church, Navarino, and had served
as its treasurer.
Surviving are the widow; three daughters, Mrs.
Albert Stark, Navarino, Mrs. Harvey Schulke, Bonduel, and Mrs. Clarence
Klika, Appleton; three sons, Reinhold Lisch, Appleton, Theodore Lisch,
Navarino, and William Lisch, Shawano; seven grandchildren and two
Friends may call at the Muehl Funeral Home,
Seymour, from 2 o'clock Friday afternoon until 11 o'clock Saturday morning
and then at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran church, Navarino. The Rev.
E. A. Henderson, pastor, will be in charge. Burial will be in Union
cemetery, town of Lessor.
August 28, 1978
Mrs. Jennie Tonn
Mathewson St., Menasha
Age 76, died Monday morning
a lenghty illness. She was born April 19. 1902 in Kewanee.
Illinois, and had been a Menasha resident for the past 50 years.
Survivors include four daughters: Hazel Clifford and Mrs. Garold (Norene)
Stockman, both of Menasha; Ruth Slomski,
Neenah; and Mrs. Ruben
.Janke, Clintonville; a son, William Tonn, Jr. Neenah; 18 grandchildren and
six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William,
Sr , and a son, Harvey.
The complete funeral will be at 2 p m. Thursday at the Westgor Funeral Home
with the Rev. Walter K. Lichtsinn officiating. Interment will be in
Resthaven Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the
Westgor Funeral Home.