NORBERT HERMAN REMTER

Norbert Herman Remter gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. April 3, 1903 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI
D. February 28, 1958 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
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  • Father: Herman Carl Remter born 1875 in Buchanan, Outagamie County, WI; Herman died January 22, 1936 in Appleton, Outagamie County, WI; buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Wednesday, January 22, 1936, page 4:

HERMAN CARL REMTER

   Herman Carl Remter, 60, Grand Chute, died at 4:40 Wednesday morning in Appleton after an illness of 5 years.  Born in the town of Buchanan, Mr. Remter moved to Freedom 33 years ago.  Three years ago he moved to Winneconne and during the last year he had lived at Grand Chute.  Survivors are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Chester Scheibe, Appleton; Mrs. William TeVrught, Racine; four sons, Norbert, Racine; Gordon, Clarence and Marlin, Grand Chute; one brother Albert, Kaukauna; three sisters, Mrs. Albert Kumrow and Mrs. Robert Sthulerling, Appleton; Mrs. August Finke, Fond du Lac; 14 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon at Brettschneider Funeral home and at 2 o’clock at St. Peter Lutheran church, town of Freedom.  The Rev. T. J. Sauer will be in charge of the service at the funeral home and the Rev. T. H. Brenner of Freedom at the church.  Burial will be in Community Lutheran cemetery in town of Freedom.  The body will be at the funeral home from Thursday evening until the time of the funeral.”

  • Mother: Alma (Schubring) Remter born December 3, 1877 in Milwaukee, WI; Alma died December 14, 1953 in Appleton, Outagamie, WI; buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Tuesday, December 15, 1953, page 34:

Mrs. Alma Remter
   Mrs. Alma Remter, 76, 737 ½ W. Harris street, died at 11:45 Monday evening at her home after a long illness.  She was born Dec. 3, 1877 in Milwaukee.
   Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran church.  Appleton, with burial in Community Lutheran cemetery, Freedom.  Friends may call at the Brettschneider Funeral home from 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon until 10 o’clock Thursday morning and then at the church.
   Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Chester Scheibe, Appleton, and Mrs. William TeVrucht, Racine; four sons, Gordon, Clarence, both of Appleton, Norbert, Round Lake, Ill., and Marlin, Minneapolis, Minn.; one brother, Alvin Schubring, Kaukauna; 23 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.”

  • Wife 1: Yvonne A. “Eva” (Ghysels) Remter born January 2, 1909 in Lille, France, daughter of Augusta Ghysels; Naturalization on April 19, 1937; married Norbert Herman Remter about 1927; Yvonne died in January 30, 1944 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI; buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI; According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Monday, January 31, 1944, page 1:

Racine Woman
Dies of Injuries

   Mrs. Eva Remter, 36, of 3240 Republic avenue, died in St. Catherine’s hospital in Kenosha Sunday, from injuries received Thursday when an automobile in which she was riding crashed into a tree on Twenty-second street in Kenosha.  Three other persons, including her husband, were also seriously hurt.
   Death of Mrs. Remter was not revealed to her husband, whose condition was reported by the hospital to show a slight improvement today.  Relatives said he is delirious most of the time.  He received head and leg injuries when driving the car which skidded 300 feet on the wet pavement before it hit the tree, according to Kenosha police.
   William TeVrucht, 33, and his wife, Wilma TeVrucht, 29, passengers in the car, are also in the hospital.  Her condition was reported as fair today, and TeVrucht’s was listed as good.
   Mrs. Remter was born Jan. 2, 1908, in Lille, France, and had lived in Racine 24 years.  She was a member of the First Evangelical church.

Two Daughters Survive.

   Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Doris and Joyce, and one son, Norbert Remter, Jr.; two sisters; Mrs. Julius DeCraene, 3714 Wright avenue, and Mrs. peter Flamment of Waukegan, and her mother, Mrs. Augusta Ghysels of Sturtevant.
   Maresh funeral home will announce time of services.
   Mrs. Remter’s death is the eighth traffic fatality in Kenosha since Jan. 1, highest on record for the period.  Traffic toll in 1943 in Kenosha was 11.”

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Tuesday, February 1, 1944, page 4:

Mrs. Eva Remter.

   Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Remter, 36, of 3240 Republic avenue, who died in St. Catherine’s hospital, Kenosha, Sunday, from injuries received Thursday in an automobile accident in Kenosha county, will be held Wednesday.
   Still unaware of his wife’s death is Norbert Remter, who is in St. Catherine’s hospital.  Hospital attendants say that Remter’s condition has improved but is still critical.  William TeVrucht, 33, and his wife, Wilma, 29, passengers in the car, which struck a tree, are reported in fair condition today.
   Rev. Theo. Volkert will officiate at the funeral services Wednesday which will be held at 1:30 p. m. in the Maresh funeral home and at 2 p. m. in the First Evangelical Lutheran church.  Burial will be in West Lawn cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home until service time.”

According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Friday, February 4, 1944, page 7:

Woman Died in
Auto Accident
Three Former Appleton
Residents Injured as
Car Skids Into Tree

   Mrs. Norbert Remter, 36, Racine, whose husband is a former Appleton resident, died Sunday in Kenosha as the result of injuries received three days before that when an automobile in which she was riding crashed into a tree in Kenosha.
   Three other persons formerly of Appleton, including her husband, were also seriously hurt.  The others were Mr. and Mrs. William TeVrucht, who left Appleton 11 years ago.
   Death of Mrs. Remter was not revealed to her husband, who suffered head and leg injuries.  He was driver of the car which skidded on the wet pavement before it hit the tree, according to Kenosha police.
   The fifth occupant of the car, Marlin Remter, 27, Appleton, who is in the navy, escaped with body bruises.  He left the hospital after being treated.
   Mrs. Remter’s survivors are her husband; two daughters, Doris and Joyce, and one son, Norbert, Jr.
   Appleton persons who attended the funeral were Mrs. Alma Remter, Marlin Remter, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Remter, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Scheibe and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Gehring.  Marlin Remter is stationed at Great Lakes, Ill.”

  • Wife 2: Helen C. (Reynolds) Remter born 1909 daughter of Oliver Reynolds (1861-1939) and Otillia (Reich) Reynolds (1884-1965); Helen died 1998 (See section pertaining to Helen C. (Reynolds) Remter buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children of Norbert Herman Remter and Yvonne A. “Eva” (Ghysels) Remter:
    1. Doris Alma (Remter) (Cassity) Jacobsen born August 3, 1928 in Racine, Racine County, WI; married (1) Robert Cassity; married on August 25, 1945 in Racine, Racine County, WI (2) Bruce Rodney Jacobsen on November 14, 1992 in Racine County, WI; Doris died November 24, 2014 in Racine, Racine County, WI; buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI; According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Thursday, November 27, 2014, page B2:

Doris A.
Cassity-Jacobsen

   RACINE – Age 86, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at her residence.
   Doris was born in Racine, August 3, 1928, daughter of the late Norbert and Yvonne (Nee: Ghysels) Remter.
   In August of 1945 she was united in marriage to Robert J. Cassity.  On November 14, 1993 she was united in marriage to Bruce R. Jacobsen.  Doris was employed by Svendsen Brothers for twenty years, retiring from Headley’s Medical Home Care after ten years of service.  She was a long-time member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was actively involved in the Altar guild, Mission Circle and Ladies Aid.  An excellent cook and baker, Doris also enjoyed crafts, designing beautiful jewelry, and attending craft fairs.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who will be deeply missed.
   Survivors include her husband, Bruce; her children, Brian (Debbie) Cassity, Nora (Jeffrey) Erlandson, all of Racine; her stepchildren, William (Suzanne) Jacobsen, John Jacobsen, Gene Jacobsen; her six grandchildren, Nick, Joe, Kelly, Lori, Tim and Mitchell; four step-grandchildren, Danielle, J.R., Stefanie, and Brandon; 10 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Albert Quadraccia; brothers Norbert Remter, Wayne (Carol) Remter; nieces, nephews; other relatives and dear friends.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Jean Quadraccia; her great-granddaughter, Addison; sister, Joyce (Thomas) Granger; and sister-in-law, Beverly Remter.
   Funeral services will be held Friday, November 28, 2014, 11:30 A.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 728 Villa Street with Rev. John Roekle officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:30 A.M.  Interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park.  Memorials to the First Evangelical Lutheran  Church have been suggested.
  A very special thank you to Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.

MARESH-MEREDITH &
ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888
Please send condolences to
www.meredithfuneralhome.com”

  1. Joyce Augusta (Remter) Granger born January 7, 1932 in Racine, Racine County, WI; married Thomas James Granger (1932-2006) on January 10, 1953, son of Robert Charles Granger and Margaret Ann (Phillips) Granger and a veteran U.S. Army (1953-1955); Joyce died February 11, 2014; Joyce and Thomas are buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI; According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) February 14, 2014:

“Joyce A. Granger (nee: Remter)
RACINE – Joyce A. Granger, 80, received the promise of eternal life on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.  She was born in Racine on January 7, 1932, daughter of the late Norbert and Yvonne “Eva” (nee: Ghysels) Remter.  Joyce was united in marriage to the love of her life, Thomas James Granger, on January 10, 1953, at St. Edward Catholic Church.  Tom preceded her in death on February 18, 2006.  Joyce graduated from Park High School in 1950.  She was a teaching assistant for many years at Horlick High School until her retirement.  Joyce was one of the best bargain shoppers around and enjoyed finding little treasures in thrift shops.  She also liked to go to the casinos to spend a little time trying her luck.  Joyce loved taking vacations to Eagle River at the Sunset Resort for more than 30 y ears.  She enjoyed the quiet time and reading while among nature.  Above all, Joyce treasured her family and will be dearly missed.  Joyce leaves to cherish her memory, her son, John (Maureen) Granger of Racine; daughter-in-law, Mary Granger of Caledonia; son-in-law, Dan Clausen of Racine; seven adored grandchildren, Melanie Granger, Jacob Granger, Tara Granger, Sarah (Steve) Hansen, Samantha (Brian) Just, Rebecca Granger, Benjamin Granger; sister, Doris (Bruce) Jacobsen; brothers, Norbert “William” Remter, Wayne (Carol) Remter; other dear relatives and friends too numerous to mention.  In addition to her parents and husband, joyce is preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa M Granger-Sohr; and son, Kevin Granger.  A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held on Monday, February 17, 2014, 12:00 pm, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road, with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00am until the time of the service.  Entombment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.  The family has suggested memorials to Hospice Alliance.  The family would like to extend a heart-felt “Thank You” to the staff at Hospice House – Racine, for the love and care given to Joyce during her time of illness.  Your kindness will not be forgotten.  Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory 4600 County Line Road 262-552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com”

  1. Norbert William “Bill” Remter born about 1943; married Beverly Marie “Becky” Fritzler (1945-2000) on March 31, 1962, daughter of Edward and Bertha Fritzler
  • Children of Norbert Herman Remter and Helen C. (Renolds) Remter
  1. Wayne F. Remter; married Carol J.
  • Siblings:
    • Gordon A. Remter born December 17, 1904 in Wisconsin; married Esther Anna Luebke (1906-2000); Gordon died July 10, 1977; Gordon and Esther are buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Monday, July 11, 1977, page 3:

Gordon Remter, tavern
operator, dies Sunday

   Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olive Lutheran Church for Gordon A. Remter, 72, 1042 W. Wisconsin Ave., who died Sunday.
   Remter owned and operated Remter’s Bar.  He was a member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, the board of directors of the Community Lutheran Cemetery of Freedom and a member and former director of the Tavern League.
   Visitation is set for 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home, and from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service at the church.
   He is survived by his widow, a daughter, three sons, two brothers, a sister, 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.”

    • Lester Remter born April 23, 1906 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; married Isabelle Clara Scharman (1910-1996) on February 3, 1930 in Cook County, IL daughter of Amos Scharmann and Marie (Blake) Scharmann; Isabelle remarried to Martin Lemmens in 1946; Lester died September 16, 1935 in Madison, WI; Lester and Isabelle are buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Outagamie County, WI. According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Tuesday, September 17, 1935, page 4:

LESTER REMTER

   Lester Remter, 29, 318 E. Fremont street, Appleton, died at 8:15 Monday evening at a Madison hospital after a 4 year illness.  Born in Freedom, Mr. Remter had lived in Appleton for five years.  Survivors are the widow; one daughter, Shirley Mae; three sons, Vernal, Loyd and Gerald; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Remter, Appleton; four brothers, Norbert, Racine; Gordon, Clarence, Marlin, Appleton; two sisters, Mrs. Chester Scneibe, Appleton; Mrs. William Tevrucht, Racine.  Funeral services will be held at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon at Brettschneider Funeral home, with the Rev. F. M. Brandt in charge.  Burial will be in Community Lutheran cemetery at Freedom.  The body mill (sic) be at the funeral home from Wednesday evening until the time of the funeral.”

    • Clarence F. Remter born November 14, 1908 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; last residence in Appleton, Outagamie County, WI; married Ruth E. Jenkel on February 25, 1933; Clarence died June 30, 1995 in Outagamie County, WI. According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Saturday, July 1, 1995, page 19:

Clarence F. Remter
555 Ridgeview Circle
   Formerly of 1515 N. Nicholas St., age 86, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Friday, June 30, 1995 following a lengthy illness.  He was born November 14, 1908 in Freedom, the son of the late Herman and Alma (Schrubring) Remter and had resided in the Appleton area all of his life.  Clarence was united in marriage to Ruth E. Jenkel on February 25, 1933 sharing 62 years together.  Clarence owned and operated Remter Service Station in Appleton and later worked for Jenkel Oil Company retiring in 1974.  He was a member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church and AARP.  Survivors include his wife, Ruth; a son and daughter-in-law: William and Carol Remter, Appleton; three grandchildren: Michael (Pam) Remter, Susan (Steve) Schmidt and Laurie (Dennis) O’Dell; seven great-grandchildren: Eric and Jennifer Remter, Nicholas, Courtney, Drew, Kristen and Evan Schmidt; a brother, Marlin Remter, Minneapolis; a sister, Alvera Schiebe, Appleton; a sister-in-law, Esther Remter, Appleton.  Besides his parents, Clarence was preceded in death by three brothers: Norbert, Leser, and Gordon Remter; and a sister, Wilma Tevrucht.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 3, 1995 at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 302 N. Morrison Street with Rev. R.C. Waack and Rev. Ken Frey officiating.  Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park.  Friends may call at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer Funeral Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and then directly at the church from 10 a.m. Monday until the time of service.  A memorial fund has been established.
   God saw he was getting tired, and a cure was not to be.  So He put His arms around him and whispered “Come with Me”.  With tearful eyes we watched him suffer, and saw him fade away.  Although we loved him dearly, we could not make him stay.  A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest.  God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best!!!

We Love You Grandpa

   The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Outagamie Health Center for the wonderful care they provided Clarence…

Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer
606 N. Oneida Street
Appleton”

    • Elvera D. (Remter) Scheibe born April 16, 1910 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; married Chester Scheibe on October 21, 1927 in Freedom, Outagamie County, WI; last residence in Appleton, Outagamie County, WI; Elvira died March 17, 2005; buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI; According to the Wichmann Funeral Homes website:

“Scheibe, Elvera D.
Elvera D. Scheibe
April 16, 1910 – March 17, 2005
   Age 94, passed into Jesus’ loving arms peacefully on Thursday morning, March 17, 2005.  Elvera was born in Freedom on April 16, 1910, daughter of the late Herman and Alma (Schubring).  On October 21, 1927, she married Chester Scheibe at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Freedom; he preceded her in death on May 29, 1969, after forty-one years of marriage.  As a young woman, Elvera worked at Scolding Locks Company in Appleton, and was a longtime and faithful member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church where she volunteered at the school hot lunch program and was also a thirty-five year member and a Past Officer of the Ladies Aid.  Many will remember her love for gardening and the special care she gave to her African violets.
   Survivors include eight children: Floyd (Janice) Sheibe of Gillett, Eugene (Lorrine) Scheibe of Menasha, Joyce Butterfield of Appleton, Harold (Eunice) Scheibe of Appleton, Joan (Wayne) Strelow of Appleton, Daniel (Darlene) Scheibe of Medina, Karen Scheibe of Appleton, and Timothy (Judy) Scheibe of Appleton.  She is further survived by nineteen grandchildren: Mary (Ken) Buetwo, Thomas (Kordi) Scheibe, Gregg (Cathy) Scheibe, Sandra Scheibe and her fiance Ron Weyenberg, Lori (Joe) Friebel, Tami (Ronald) Schurer, Lisa (George) DeBruin, Julie (Robert) Meltz, Diana (Scott) Rehmer, Brenda (Chad) Schultz, Michael (Susan) Strelow, Brian (Jody) Strelow, William Strelow, James Strelow, Mark Scheibe, Amy (David) Stern, Adam (Jen) Scheibe, Rebecca (Josh) Salzman, and Jennifer (Eric) George; a granddaughter-in-law: Barbara Scheibe; forty-two great-grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law: Ruth Remter of Appleton, as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives, and many friends.
   Elvera was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son-in-law Kenneth Butterfield, two grandson Floyd Scheibe, Jr. and John Scheibe, a sister Wilme TeVrucht, and brothers Norbert, Gordon, Clarence, Lester, and Marlin.
   The Christian Funeral for Elvera will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 21, 2005 at ST. PAUL EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 302 N. Morrison Street in Appleton with Rev. Kenneth Frey officiating.  Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM and again at the church on Monday from 10:00 AM until the hour of the service.  A memorial fund in Elvera’s name is being established.
   The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the entire staff at Franciscan Care Center in Appleton.  You made our mother so comfortable during her stay, she could have been in no better hands.  Your kindness will never be forgotten.

WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231″

    • Wilma (Remter) TeVrucht born November 16, 1914 in Freedom, Outgamie County, WI; married William B. TeVrucht; Wilma died March 3, 1970 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI; buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI; According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Wednesday, March 4, 1970, page 21:

“TE VRUCHT, MRS. WILLIAM
B. (WILMA REMTER)
1721 LaSalle St.
   Age 55.  Passed away March 3, 1970 in St. Catherine’s Hospital, Kenosha after a long illness.  Mrs. TeVrucht was born Nov. 15, 1914 in Freedom, Wis.  She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ladies’ Aid, Lutheran Guild, and Ladies’ Mission Friendship Society.  Surviving are her husband, William B.: two sons and daughters-in-awl, Mr. and Mrs. William (JoAnn) TeVrucht, Mr. and Mrs. David (Susan) TeVrucht; one sister, Mrs. Chester (Elvera) Schiebe of Appleton; three brothers, Gordon, Clarence and Marlin Remter, all of Appleton; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  Two brothers, Norbert and Lester Remter preceded her in death.  Funeral services will be held Friday, March 6, 2 p.m. at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rev. Reihhart Pope officiating.  Interment will be in the family lot in West Lawn Memorial Park.  Friends may call Thursday after 4 p.m. at the ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME, 729 Grand Ave., and at First Evangelical Lutheran Church from noon Friday until time of services.  Gifts to the Church Building Fund have been suggested.”

    • Marlin Victor Remter born November 25, 1916 in Wisconsin; veteran COX, U.S. Navy, WW II; married Delores E. (1922-1983); Marlin died December 12, 2000; Marlin and Dolores are buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; according to the Star Tribune (Minneapolis MN) Sunday, December 17, 2000, page 47:

“REMTER – Marlin V., age 84, of Mpls., died December 12, 2000.  Preceded in death by his wife, Dolores; and infant son; 5 brothers and sisters.  Survived by his daughter, Cindy Hale; sons, Rick and Ron; grandchildren, Gail, Jennarae, Wally, Darrin, Desirae, Nadia, Dulcinea, and Ashton; also survived by sister, Elvera Scheibe.  Funeral service 12 noon Monday at BRADSHAW (McDivitt-Hauge), 3131 Minnehaha Avenue South.  Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  Visitation 4-7pm Sunday and 11 am-12 noon Monday at the funeral home.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U. S. Census for Freedom Town, Outagamie County, WI the household members were: Herman Remter, head, age 34, married once for 8 years, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, occupation: Farmer – general farm; Alma Remter, wife, age 32, married once, 5 children born, 5 children livings, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany; Norbert Remter, son, age 7, single, born in Wisconsin, Gordon Remter, son, age 5, single, born in Wisconsin; Lester Remter, son, age 3, single, born in Wisconsin; Clarence Remter, son, age 1 5/12, single, born in Wisconsin.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Freedom Township, Outagamie County, WI the household members were Herman Remter, head, age 44, married, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, occupation: farmer – farm; Alma Remter, wife, age 42, married, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany; Norbert Remter, son, age 16, single, born in Wisconsin; Gorden Remter, son, age 15, single, born in Wisconsin; Lester Remter, son, age 13, single, born in Wisconsin; Clarence Remter, son, age 11, single, born in Wisconsin; Alvira Remter, daughter, age 10, born in Wisconsin; Wilma Remter, daughter, age 5 1/12, single, born in Wisconsin; Marlin Remter, son, age 3 1/12, single, born in Wisconsin.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Racine City, Racine County, WI living at 1931 Arthur Ave., the household members were: Norbert Remter, head, age 26, married at age 24, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin, occupation: repair man – tractor; Eva A. Remter, wife, age 21, married at age 18, born in France, parents born in Belgium, immigrated in 1923; Doris Remter, daughter, age 1 10/12, single, born in Wisconsin.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Racine, Racine County, WI living at 1931 Arthur Ave. the household members were: Norbert Remter, head, age 37, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: supervisor – bakery; Eva Remter, wife, age 31, married, highest grade completed: 5, born in France, lived in same place in 1935; Joyce Remter, age 6, single, born in Wisconsin, lived in same place in 1935; Doris Remter, daughter, age 11, single, highest grade completed: 6, born in Wisconsin, lived in same house in 1935.

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; Racine (Racine County, WIS) City Directory – 1937:

“Remter Norbert H (Eva A) supvr h1931 Arthur av”

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; Racine (Racine County, WIS) City Directory – 1943:

“Remter Norbert H (Eva) slswn Omar Inc h3240 Republic”

According to the Journal Times (Racine WI) Wednesday, August 29, 1945, page 8:

Doris Remter is Bride at Parsonage

   “With a small gathering of relatives and friends to witness the ceremony Miss Doris Remter, daughter of Norbert Remter, 3240 Republic Ave., was united in marriage with Robert J. Cassity, Danville, Ill., at 1 p. m. Saturday.  The First Evangelical Lutheran parsonage was the scene of the nuptials as Rev. Theodore Volkert officiate.
   Attired in a two-piece eyelet street length dress, the bride was attended by Mrs. Beulah Seianas as matron of honor.  Mrs. Seianas wore a two-piece lime green suit.  Both wore corsages.  Servicing the bridegroom, son of Mrs, B. Cassity, Danville, was Raymond Demagall.
   For the bridal party a wedding dinner preceded the reception at which 100 guests were received.
   Until Sept. 15 the couple will honeymoon in Chicago, where the bridegroom is stationed.
   Included among the out-of-town guests were Mrs. B. Cassity, Danville, Ill.; William Anderson, Chicago; Messrs. And Mmes. Gordon Remter, Clarence Remter, Chester Scheibe, Mrs. Herman Remter, and Martin Remter, Appleton, Wis.; Mrs. A. Ghysels, Sturtevant.”

According to the Post-Crescent (Appleton WI) Saturday, March 1, 1958, page 3:

NORBERT REMTER

   “Norbert Remter, 54, a native of Freedom residing at Round Lake, Ill., died at Chicago, Friday noon.  He was born April 4, 1903.
   Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon at St. Paul Lutheran church, Round Lake with burial in the parish cemetery.  The Strange (sic Strang) Funeral home, Gray’s Lake, Ill., is making the arrangements.
   He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Granger and Mrs. Robert Cassity, both of Racine; two sons, Norbert and Wayne, both at home; three brothers, Marlin, Minneapolis and Clarence and Gordon, both of Appleton; and two sisters, Mrs. William TeVrucht, Racine, and Mrs. Chester Scheibe, Appleton.”

According to the Journal Time (Racine WI) Sunday, March 2, 1958, page 33:

“REMTER, NORBERT H. – 408 Kenwood Drive, Round Lake, Ill. – Age 54.  Passed away Feb. 28, 1958, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chicago.  Mr. Remter, a former resident of Racine, was born in Freedom, Wis. On April 4, 1903, and had lived in Racine for 20 years before moving to Illinois.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Round Lake, Ill.  Surviving are his wife, Helen; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Cassity and Mrs. Thomas Granger of Racine; two sons, Norbert Jr. and Wayne of Round Lake, Ill.; one step-daughter; six step-sons; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. William TeVrucht of Racine and Mrs. Chester Scheibe of Appleton, Wis. And Marlin of Minneapolis, Minn.  Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, March 3, 2 o’clock, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rev. Noll officiating.  Interment will be in Fort Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME, Gray’s Lake, Ill., Sunday afternoon and evening and until service time on Monday.”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Surname: REMTER; Name: Norbert H.; Birth Date/Place: 04 Apr 1903, WI; Death Date/Place: 28 Feb 1958, Chicago; Cause of Death: Brain Tumor; M; Occupation: Television Employee; Minister – Funeral Home: Rev. H;. NOLL; Burial Place – Next of Kin: Fort Hill, Herman REMTER-Father, Alma SCHIBRING-Mother”

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