KUECHLER, WILLIAM AND MYRTLE   In 1931, our father, Bill, and our grandfather, John Kuechler, both carpenters, arrived in Herbster to build a home for the Bill Kuechler family. A few months later, Myrtle, our mother, arrived with three-year-old Dorothy and three-month-old Billy, to join Dad in a two-room house in the middle of the…

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  THE ERICKSONS Pictured above, left to right: Gust, Gerda, John, Anna, Carl and Erik Erickson     The immigrant journey was often a family affair. Often one member of a family would go to America first and then bring the others to join them. The descendants of Eric and Anna Louisa Pearson Larson did…

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THE SYTSMAS Photo taken in 1939 on Herbster School Steps.  Pictured above, left to right: Front Row: Maynard Dejong, Dieuke Elizinga VanderPlaats, Delores Okkonen, Minnie “Henriks” VanderPlaats Second Row: Uno Okkonen (holding Donna Okkonen), Alice Okkonen, Marie Sytsma, Tina Erickson (holding Glenda Erickson), Jake VanderPlaats Third Row: Daisy Isaksson, Peter Sytsma, Hugo DeJong, Luke Sytsma,…

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ORDINANCE EXEMPTION FROM TREASURER’S BOND   STATE OF WISCONSIN Town of Clover Bayfield County   The Supervisors of the Town of Clover, Bayfield County, Wisconsin hereby ordain as follows: The Treasurer of the town is exempted from giving the bond specified in Wisconsin Statute 70.67 (2). The town hereby obligates itself to pay, if the…

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KORPPAS, AARON AND MATHILDA   Aaron Petterson Korppas was born on February 12, 1862 in Finland. Mathilda Pettersdotter Broas was born on March 10, 1866 in Svartback, Finland. They were married on October 17, 1884 in Phytaa Viipuri, Finland. Three children were born to them in Finland, Fanny on February 22, 1884, Victor on December…

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ISAKSSON LUMBER   Timber, sawmills and lumber have been in the Isaksson family for several generations. Isak Isaksson lived in Tyndero, Sweden, the district of Sweden that is an historic saw milling area. He worked as a lumber scaler. It was said he could scale a load of lumber quickly in his mind. The first…

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ISAKSSON, HJALMAR AND DAISY MARY   Karl Hjalmar Isaksson (1898-1992) and Daisy Mary (De Jong) Isaksson (1914-2005) were married in Herbster February 29, 1939. Hjalmar left Sweden when he was 15 years old, on a three (3) masted whaling ship. He sailed all over the world on freighters, with the U.S. Merchant Marines in World…

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ISAKSSON, AXEL & KATHRYN Written by Leonard Isaksson with the help of Sharon, LeRoy and Axel.   My dad, Axel, was the second child of Alfred and Esther Isaksson. He was born on April 28, 1920. When he was a baby, his great grandfather, Axel Larson, for whom he was named after said, “This boy…

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Town of Clover – Meeting Notice Board Meeting   January 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Meeting Room of the Town of Clover Town Hall (The Gym). NOTE: feel free to come in to the Meeting Room any time, the door may be closed to conserve heat. The public is invited to attend, you…

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Town of Clover Sanitary District– Meeting Notice   Wednesday, January 8, 2020 to follow immediately the Town Board Meeting, likely by 8:00 PM in the Meeting Room of the Town Hall (Historic Gym).   The public is invited to attend, you may walk at any time even though the door is closed—for heat conservation–, you…

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