William Francis KUEHL was born on 15 Aug 1916 in Adrian Township,
Monroe County, WI.22,27,31 in Reels
(The picture is of the main street of Tomah, WI in 1913.) He appeared in the
census in 1920 in Tomah Township, Monroe County, WI.17 He appeared in the census in 1930 in Tomah Township,
Monroe County, WI.18 He
died on 17 Apr 2002 in Tomah, Tomah Township, Monroe County, WI.31
Obituary Notes: "William F. Kuehl, 85, of Tomah, passed away Wednesday,
April 17, 2002 at the Serenity House in Tomah. He was born on Aug. 15, 1916
to Frank and Emma (Kemnow) Kuehl in Reels Valley, Monroe County.
William had lived in the Tomah area all of his life. He attended St. Paul Lutheran
School. He then farmed for the Pelz family in Tomah. On July 12, 1942, he was
united in marriage to Margaret Marie Schmeider. From 1945-1955 he owned and
operated his own ice business. He then went to work as a machinist at Union
Camp for 25 years, retiring in 1981. He was a life-long member of St. Paul Ev.
Lutheran Church in Tomah. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and reading.
He is survived by four daughters, Connie Kuehl, Debi (Dennis) Winchel, Terri
(Robert) Schilke, all of Tomah, and Deann Garrett of Minneapolis, Minn.; one
son, Jeff Kuehl of Sparta; grandchildren Justin Kuehl, Marcus and Joy Garrett,
Rachel Kuehl, Sarah Schilke, Ryan and Lewis Winchel; one sister, Beatrice Brownfield
of Urbana, Ind.; and one brother, Martin Kuehl.
He was preceded in death by one son, Gary Kuehl; three sisters, Alice Meyers,
Florence Culver and Emma Tramel; and three brothers, Frank Kuehl, Jr., Howard
and Harold Kuehl.
Memorial services will be held Friday, April 19, at 11 A.M. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran
Church in Tomah. Pastor Donald Buch will officiate. A private family burial
will be held later on Friday." He was buried in Tomah, Tomah Township,
Monroe County, WI.19 in
the Oak Grove Cemetery.
William Francis KUEHL and Margaret Marie "Peg" SCHMIEDER
were married on 12 Jul 1942.31
They were divorced.31 Margaret Marie "Peg" SCHMIEDER (daughter of Edward J.
SCHMIEDER Sr. and Mathilda "Tillie" REPKA) was born on 25 Feb 1926 in Tomah,
Tomah Township, Monroe County, WI.31
She died on 28 Jan 2000 in La Crosse, La Crosse County, WI.31 William Francis KUEHL and Margaret Marie "Peg"
SCHMIEDER had the following children:
|Jeffrey "Jeff" KUEHL.22|
|Connie Kay KUEHL was born on 26 Jan
1944 in Monroe County, WI.27|
|Debra "Debi" KUEHL.|
|Deann "DeeDee" KUEHL.|
|Gary William KUEHL
was born on 22 Nov 1942 in Monroe County, WI.27
He died on 1 Jan 1964.19,28 He was buried in Tomah, Tomah Township, Monroe County,
WI.19 in the Oak Grove Cemetery.|