Emmanuel German Lutheran Cemetery is located in Section 18 of Somerset Township in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. To locate this cemetery take State Highway 64 northeast from Houlton, Wisconsin 9¼ miles to County Road V, then south on V for 1¼ miles to the cemetery. A slightly shorter route is to take State Highway 64 northeast from Houlton 6½ miles to 150th Avenue, turn east onto 150th Avenue and travel 1½ miles to County Road V, then 1 mile north to the cemetery.
This cemetery was originally transcribed by George and Margaret Mullen and Cassandra Fillbach on 30 June 1979. It was updated and additional information (in parentheses and/or italics) provided by Sheri Cox of Pipestone, Minnesota; originally from Somerset, Wisconsin in 2006 and 2007.
ALLEMANI, IRENE C. NEE KRIESEL Sept 27, 1915-Nov 12, 1998 Wife of Philip J. Died Washington County, MN ALLEMANI, PHILIP J. Feb 1, 1918-Feb 12, 1995 BEER, JULIUS E.(rving) Jun 9, 1927-Mar 23, 2005 US ARMY WW II BENJAMIN, JERRY (C.) Sept 27, 1937-Dec 11, 1997 Mother’s maiden name was Bomar Died Washington County, MN BLOOMER, MARGARET ANN (SOENS) June 2, 1916-August 27, 1974 Died Ramsey County, MN Mother’s maiden name was George Husband was Walter G. BLOOMER, WALTER G.(arrit) Dec 6,1902-Apr 21, 1990 Husband of Margaret Soens Bloomer Died Ramsey County, MN Mother’s maiden name was Bursch BROWN, ARLENE L. 1916- MARRIED OCTOBER 20, 1935 Wife of Gilbert BROWN, GILBERT H. Jan 14, 1911-May 2, 1998 MARRIED OCTOBER 20, 1935 Husband of Arlene L. BROWN, GUST H. Aug 6, 1885-Sept 1977 Gust’s last residence was Hudson, Wisconsin BROWN, LILLIE A. 1890-1964 BROWN, MILTON O. July 12, 1922-July 8, 1996 US Army World War II BRUGGEMAN, EDWARD A.(nthony) June 13, 1905-October, 1978 Edward’s last residence was Somerset, Wisconsin Children’s names: one without a name listed on birth record, Alden Valerius, Eugene Arnold BRUGGEMAN, SELMA A.(nna) June 16, 1907-April 25, 2003 Wife of Edward A. Selma’s maiden name was Groth Her last place of residence was Stillwater, MN BURSCH, EMELIA C. 1891-1962 BURSCH, EMIL C.(hrist) April 8, 1881-January 8, 1929 BURSCH, FATHER (William) 1847-1928 BURSCH, FLOYD RICHARD Mar 6, 1927-June 6, 2005 SSGT US ARMY, WWII, KOREA Husband of Helen J. BURSCH, HARVEY 1917-1982 BURSCH, HELEN J.(oyce) HAUKE 1930- Wife of Floyd BURSCH, HENRY J. Dec 16, 1890-April 1971 Last place of residence was Stillwater, MN BURSCH, MOTHER (Tena) 1856-1928 CASEY, LORI K. NEE SHAFER Feb 7, 1966-Jan 6, 1995 “A JEWEL ON EARTH”, “AN ANGEL IN HEAVEN” MOTHER OF TRISHA AND TYLER CHRISTOPHERSON, GARY 1935-1989 MARRIED SEPTEMBER 24, 1955 Husband of Shirley CHRISTOPHERSON, SHIRLEY 1936- MARRIED SEPTEMBER 24, 1955 Wife of Gary DOEGE, MARTHA Sept 13, 1992-Nov 5, 1883 FATHEREE, LOTTIE M.(arie) NEE BURSCH 1923- Wife of William R. FATHEREE, WILLIAM R.(obert) 1920- SSGT US AMRY, WWII Husband of Lottie M. FRANKWICH, LENA A. June 3, 1914- Wife of Steve FRANKWICH, Husband STEVE Dec 23, 1894-Sept 3, 1964 GARTZKE, EDWARD CARL 1881-1910 1910 census lists him with Charles as head of household, Elisa, Ernest, and Gertrude GARTZKE, FATHER (Charles Fred) Jan 7, 1840-Dec 26, 1922 GARTZKE, MOTHER (Elisa) July 11, 1853-July 19, 1915 GEORGE, A. Monument reads, “A. George” No dates Soens family next to monument GEORGE, Jo ANNE McKAY 1931-1986 GIESE, MICHAEL 1836-1903 HALBENLEIB, ANNA (KRAUSE) November 16, 1899-December 30, 1992 Wife of Otto Last residence was Spooner, WI HALBENLEIB, OTTO April 29, 1888-June 14, 1968 Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Stillwater, MN JACKSON, Husband HOLLIS (Clarence) Nov 30, 1904-Oct 8, 1962 Died Washington County, MN Mother’s maiden name was Vesall JACKSON, LORRAINE 1902-1995 Wife of Hollis JOHNSON, GEORGE 1889-1990 MARRIED JUNE 5, 1919 Husband of Lydia JOHNSON, LYDIA 1900-1986 MARRIED JUNE 5, 1919 Wife of George JOHNSTON, CLINTON, H. Jan 1, 1931- Oct 27, 2002 PFC US ARMY KOREA JOHNSTON, DELTA D. 1938- Wife of George W. JOHNSTON, GEORGE W. 1938- MARRIED SEPTEMBER 24, 1955 Husband of Delta JOHNSTON, Mother NELLIE E. 1910-1943 Died Washington County, MN JOHNSTONE, JAMES H. May 23, 1894-Dec 21, 1969 Wisconsin World War I, Pvt. 15 Co., Coast Arty. KLUDTKE, CLARENCE 1922-1987 MARRIED DECEMBER 19, 1953 Husband of Eleanor KLUDTKE, ELEANOR Mar 24, 1922-19 June 1993 MARRIED DECEMBER 19, 1953 Wife of Clarence KLUDTKE, ERNEST (Julius) Aug 9, 1916-Dec 15, 2001 KLUDTKE, EVELYN NEE JOHNSON 1923- MARRIED OCTOBER 28, 1945 Wife of Ernest KLUDTKE, FRANCIS L. NEE SHEPARD 1917-1999 MARRIED 4 JUNE 1949 Wife of Leonard A. KLUDTKE, HOLLY E. Nov 19, 1985-Mar 21 2004 BELOVED DAUGHTER KLUDTKE, Mother HULDA 28 Dec 1879-15 Sept 1966 Last residence was Somerset, WI KLUDTKE, LEONARD A. 1905-1997 MARRIED JUNE 4, 1949 Wife of Frances L. KLUDTKE, Father PAUL A. 1870-1952 KLUEDTKE, AUGUSTA July 14, 1835-March 9, 1908 Wife of Friedrich KLUEDTKE, EMELIE 1878-1960 (same marker as Julius) KLUEDTKE, IRENE November 8, 1908-April 15, 2000 Wife of Paul Last residence was River Falls, Pierce County, WI KLUEDTKE, JULIUS 1874-1964 (same marker as Emelie) KLUEDTKE, MARGARETHA (KLUEDTKE LUBERT) 1909-1962 KLUEDTKE, PAUL June 29, 1899-Aug 1962 LUBERT, MARGARETHA E. (KLUEDTKE) Nov 20, 1909-Nov 12, 1962 Mother’s maiden name was Westphal Last residence was Washington County, MN LUEDTKE, Father FRIEDERICH 1832-1900 KOELLEN, RITA 1902-1991 Buried by Theodore KOELLN, THEODORE R. March 24, 1895-September13, 1975 (Buried by Kriesel monument) Died Ramsey County, MN Mother’s maiden name was Berger KOTTKE, DEAN F. 1934-1987 KOTTKE, THEA R. 1936-1996 KRAUSE, ANNA (KRAUSE) HALBENLEIB 1899- KRAUSE, Father CARL 1845-1905 KRAUSE, HENRY 1885-1955 KRIESEL, ALBERT 1845-1910 KRIESEL, ALBERT MARTIN Nov 10, 1876-Aug 25, 1877 CHILDREN OF ALBERT AND AMELIA KRIESEL KRIESEL, AMANDA B. A. 1878-1879 (one of five names on one marker) KRIESEL, AMELIA 1855-1920 KRIESEL, AMEILA 1863-November 2, 1935 (same marker as Martin) Died Washington County, MN KRIESEL, AUGUSTA E. Mother December 23, 1879-June 29, 1955 (buried by Louis C.) Died Ramsey County, MN Mother’s maiden name was Krummei KREISEL, CARL 1851-1906 (one of five names on one marker) KRIESEL, ELISE M. E. 1880-1889 (one of five names on one marker) KRIESEL, FATHER (Gustave A. Kriesel) 1845-1920 KRIESEL, Mother FRIEDERIKE 1833-1912 (buried by William) KRIESEL, GUSTAVE A. July 23, 1877-March 19, 1896 SON OF JULIUS S. KRIESEL KRIESEL, HELENE BERTHA Nov 15, 1881-Jan 24, 1886 CHILDREN OF ALBERT AND AMELIA KRIESEL KRIESEL, LAURA O. J. 1883-1890 (one of five names on one marker) KRIESEL, LOUIS C(harles) Father 1874-Oct 4, 1933 (buried by Augusta E.) Died Washington County, MN KRIESEL, MARIE 1867-1923 (one of five names on one marker) KRIESEL, MARTIN 1853-1943 (same marker as Amelia) KRIESEL, MELVIN E. Aug 8, 1910-Sept 29, 1987 KRIESEL, Mother 1851-1938 (buried by Gustave A. & Father markers) KRIESEL, NILS J. Nov 15, 1912-May 31, 1994 KRIESEL, PAULINE, Wife of Martin KRIESEL Feb 25, 1839-July 19, 1894 KRIESEL, RUTH (nee KRIESEL) YOUNGQUIST October 26, 1898-April 18, 1987 KRIESEL, WILLIAM G. Father 1832-Jan 27, 1916 (buried by Friederike) Died Isanti County, MN LILLY, CAROL 1932- Wife of Lyle LILLY, LYLE 1921-2003 Husband of Carol McCANCE, ANDREA M. June 16, 1987 INFANT DAUGHTER OF MARK AND KIM (BURSCH) McCANCE MEINKE, ADELIDA 1883-1937 Wife of EDWARD SPRINGBORN MEINKE, CHARLOTTE E. May 23, 1889-May 2, 1908 MEINKE, EMMA 1886-1930 Wife of EMIL J. TOGEL MEINKE, EVELYN B. 1903-2001 Wife of Walter MEINKE, FREDERICK 1882-1949 MEINKE, GEORGE L. Died Feb 13, 1904 MEINKE, JULIUS 1875-1911 MEINKE, MARY N. Jan 10, 1878-April 17, 1976 METZKE, EMMA GATTIN VON [wife of] WILHELM METZKE June 5, 1865-March 5, 1904 MILLER, CLARENCE 1911-1981 Husband of Elsie MILLER, ELSIE 1912- NEHRING, CLARA G. Oct 3, 1907-26 Nov 2004 Wife of Arthur A. NEHRING, Son ELMER H. 1910-1964 NEHRING, MARTIN AUG May 14, 1849-April 4, 1932 Died Hennepin County, MN NEHRING, Mother OTTILIE Jul 3, 1880-April 8, 1974 Died Washington County, MN Mother’s maiden name was Glander Last residence was Stillwater, MN NEHRING, WILHELMINE Oct 6, 1850-May 21, 1908 Wife of M. A. NEHRING NEHRING, Father WILLIAM E. 1877-1927 NEUBERG, ELSIE BRAUN Sept 26, 1887-Feb 12, 1907 (on Roepke monument) Died at or lived at Forest County, WI PEMROSE, LINDA Jan 21, 1940-Apr 7, 1994 PETERSON, ALYCE 1918- MARRIED DECEMBER 27, 1936 Wife of Roy PETERSON, CURT 1941- MARRIED SEPTEMBER 20, 1985 Husband of Eddie PETERSON, EDDIE 1952-2000 MARRIED SEPTEMBER 20, 1985 Wife of Curt PETERSON, ROY 1912-2000 MARRIED DECEMBER 27, 1936 Husband of Alyce RADKE, ALMA E. April 1, 1887-Dec 28, 1975 (buried with Floyd and Henry A., the one born in 1883) Mother’s maiden name was Miller Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Bayport, MN RADKE, ARTHUR A. Jan 19, 1906-Nov 1987 (buried with Fred, Martha, and Ernest) Last residence was New Richmond, WI RADKE, AUDREY THUESON 1932-BR MARRIED OCTOBER 30, 1999 Wife of Marvin O. RADKE, CARL W. 1872-1957 (buried with Henry and Wilhelmina) RADKE, ELIZABETH M. 1898-1971 (buried with Mother and Father) RADKE, ERNEST A. 1908-1961 (buried with Fred, Martha, and Arthur) RADKE, FATHER (August) 1837-1921 (buried with Mother and Elizabeth) RADKE, FLOYD HENRY, Son 1916-1919 (buried with Alma and Henry A., the one born in 1883) RADKE, FRED (Frederick August) May 6, 1872-May 23, 1962 (buried with Martha, Arthur, and Ernest) Died Washington County, MN RADKE, HENRY A. 1883-1981 RADKE, HENRY A. April 9, 1904-Oct 3, 1978 (buried with Wilhelmine and Carl) Private, U. S. Army, World War II Mother’s maiden name was Kolbe Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Somerset, WI RADKE, HENRY A. Jul 20, 1883-Jan 21, 1981 (buried with Alma and Floyd) Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Bayport, MN RADKE, MARTHA April 24, 1878/9-Nov 1, 1958 (buried with Fred, Martha and Fred) Died Washington County, MN RADKE, MARVIN O. 1924-2004 MARRIED OCTOBER 30, 1999 Husband of Audrey Thueson RADKE, MOTHER (Charlotte) 1842-1931 (buried with Father and Elizabeth) RADKE, WILHELMINE RUTZ 1866-1930 Wife of CARL W. RADKE REED, BETTY JANE NEE LINDAU 1923- MARRIED AUGUST 30, 1946 Wife of Mark REED, MARK N. 1919- MARRIED AUGUST 30, 1946 US ARMY WORLD WAR II Husband of Betty Jane ROEPKE, ALFRED G. “BUD” 1923-2003 Husband of Donna ROEPKE, ANTOINETTE 1863-1942 (buried with Arthur W. and Charles A.) ROEPKE, ARTHUR W. May 13, 1896-Nov 1969 (buried with Charles and Antoinette) Last residence was Stillwater, MN ROEPKE, CHARLES A. 1858-1947 (buried with Arthur and Antoinette) ROEPKE, DONNA L. NEE KAPHING 1928- Wife of Alfred G. ROEPKE, Wife DOROTHY May 22, 1911-Oct 30, 1962 Died Washington County, MN ROEPKE, Father EMIL (Walter G. Jr.) Jun 9, 1901-April 20, 1971 Mother’s maiden name was Metzke Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Stillwater, MN ROEPKE, Father EMIL Feb 1861-Nov 12, 1944 Died Washington County, MN ROEPKE, FLORENCE D. Jan 31, 1930-Dec 9, 2003 IN LOVING MEMORY MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER, GREAT-GRANDMOTHER Wife of Clarence ROEPKE, Wife MARIE 1902-Jul 4, 1932 Died Washington County, MN ROEPKE, Mother MINNIA/Minnie Dec 1859-1942 RUTZ, WILHELMINE 1866-1930 Wife of CARL W. RADKE SCHAEFER, LOIS J.(ean) NEE MEINKE Oct 20, 1930-Dec 10, 2004 SCHMOECKEL, EULAH M.(arie) NEE UNDERHILL Aug 8, 1919-Apr 7, 2000 Wife of Gilbert R. Mother’s maiden name was Cooper SCHMOECKEL, GILBERT R.(aymond) “GIB” Jul 31, 1917-Dec 15, 2002 Husband of Eulah M. Gib’s mother’s maiden name was Kriesel SCHROEDER, DOROTHY E. June 1895-1920 SCHROEDER, Father HENRY F. Oct 1850-Nov 4, 1937 Died Washington County, MN Married about 1880 SCHROEDER, Mother JOHANNA S. Jun 1857-May 2, 1946 SCHROEDER, JOSEPHINE E. Mar 1884-1920 SCHROEDER, LURENIA D. (Lurenia’s name has also been seen as Lurine) Jun 10, 1887-April 13, 1975 Mother’s maiden name was Rehder Died Washington County, MN Last Residence was Stillwater, MN SCHROEPFER, DAVID G.(erard) Apr 8, 1994-Oct 15,1995 “OUR BELOVED BABY” BELOVED SON OF SCOTT AND JENNIFER Died Ramsey County, MN Mothers maiden name was Whall SHAFER, DAWN MARIE Oct 2, 1962-Feb 10, 1999 MARRIED OCTOBER 17, 1981 SOENS, ANNA F(redericka) July 4, 1886-September 3, 1962 (on same marker as Frank A.) SOENS, Father (name could be William) 1864-1927 (Buried behind A. GEORGE monument) SOENS, FRANK A(lbert) Jan 25, 1880-April 9, 1960 (on same marker as Anna F.) Died Washington County, MN WW1 Draft Registration, dated Sept. 12, 1918, lists nearest relative as wife Anna M.(sic) They lived in Stillwater, MN; he was a laborer SOENS, GEORGE F(ranklin) 1920-Jun 22, 1931 Son of Frank and Anna Died Washington County, MN SOENS, MARGARET ANN BLOOMER Jun 2, 1916-Aug 27, 1974 Mother’s maiden name was George SOENS, Mother (name could be Dora) 1864-1916 (Buried behind A. GEORGE monument) SOLEM, ARNOLD (JOY) Nov 14, 1903-Oct 23, 2004 MARRIED OCTOBER 8, 1945 PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II Husband of Grace SOLEM, GRACE NEE NEHRING 1913- MARRIED OCTOBER 8, 1945 Wife of Arnold SPRINGBORN, ADELIDA MEINKE 1883-1937 (Wife of EDWARD SPRINGBORN) Could possibly be daughter of Herman Meinke and Lida (born Sept 1885) See 1910 census for Somerset, WI SPRINGBORN, EDWARD Mar 22, 1884-Feb 26, 1971 Mother’s maiden name was Boehring/Boldter Died Washington County, MN STRESE, ALLAN M. Oct 1, 1960-Jan 23, 1983 ALLAN IS WHERE THE CORN IS TALL (In a cross) STRESE, Mother ANNA 1857-1932 STRESE, Father AUGUST 1858-1923 STRESE, CLARENCE W. Oct 27, 1934-July 12, 1937 STRESE, FRANCIS L. 1913-1984 MARRIED FEBRUARY 20, 1931 Wife of C. Walter STRESE, JOHN A., SR. Aug 13, 1896-April 28, 1973 Private U. S. Army, World War I STRESE, STEVEN M. Apr 15, 1954-Jan 23, 1983 STEVE SOARS WITH THE EAGLES (In a cross) STRESE, VIOLET A. 1901-1999 Wife of John A. STRESE, C. WALTER 1902-1981 MARRIED FEBRUARY 20, 1931 Husband of Francis L. TACKE, ALBERT H. AGE 6 Months TACKE, Father HUGO 1843-1879 (grave located beside large Krause monument) TACKE, HUGO (white marker just behind other HUGO marker) Hatch’s Indpt. Bn. Minn. Cav. Marriage 16 September 1871, Polk County, Wisconsin American Civil War Soldier - Enlisted Jul 10, 1863. Served the Union out of Minnesota TOGEL, EMMA MEINKE 1886-1930 Wife of EMIL J. TOGEL Emil died June 2, 1934, Hennepin County, MN Emil John Togel resided in Minneapolis, MN according to the World War I Draft Registration Card dated Sept 12, 1918 Emma died after April 24, 1930. She was listed on the 1930 census which was taken on that date TOGEL, WILMER M.(einke) (Papa) Aug 27, 1923-May 4, 1992 Died Hennepin County, MN Last residence was Minneapolis, MN Mother’s maiden name was Meinke Parents were Emil and Emma VOELTZMANN, AUGUST FERDINAND Sept 20, 1825-June 25, 1899 VOELTZMANN, CAROLINA HENRIETTA April 1, 1831-Oct 20, 1903 WEISCHAAR, FLORENCE M. Apr 25, 1912-Feb 5, 1990 WERT, BAYA (Lillian) NEE BROWN Oct 2, 1915-Sept 21, 2002 MARRIED OCTOBER 3, 1936 Wife of Reynold Died Washington County, MN Last residence was Stillwater, MN Mother’s maiden name was Kreiss WERT, REYNOLD (Otis) Nov 23, 1914-Dec 17, 1989 MARRIED OCTOBER 3, 1936 Husband of Baya WINKEL, ALBERT 1901-1912 (same marker as Henry) WINKEL, ANNA A. 1892-1987 Wife of Emil W. WINKEL, AUGUSTA D. L. Aug 13, 1866-May 29, 1904 WINKEL, Mother BERTHA H. 1899-1971 (buried with Francis and Leo) WINKEL, Daughter FRANCIS H. 1917-1932 (buried with Bertha and Leo) WINKEL, FRIEDRICH C. D. Oct 23, 1861-Nov 9, 1898 WINKEL, HENRY 1899-1912 (same marker as Albert) WINKEL, Father LEO B. 1891-1941 (buried with Francis and Bertha) WOODCOCK, W. ALBERT 1911-1984 YOUGMAN, KEVIN P.(aul) Nov 24, 1962-Nov 19, 2001 LOVING HUSBAND-FATHER-FRIEND Born Los Angeles County, CA Died Anoka County, MN Last residence was Anoka, MN Mother’s maiden name was McCartney YOUNGQUIST, LEONARD January 31, 1892-July 7, 1977 Mother’s maiden name was Anderson Leonard died in Washington County, MN Last residence was Bayport, MN YOUNGQUIST, RUTH (Marie Caroline) NEE KRIESEL 26 Oct 1898-18 Apr 1987 Wife of Leonard Died Wright County, MN Last residence was Wright County, MN ZELL, BARBARA J. Jun 14, 1934-Sept 7, 1991 Buried near Matthew M. Zell ZELL, MATTHEW M. Oct 9, 1958-Apr 10, 1980 Mother’s maiden name was Blythe