Saint Joseph's Cemetery
Centre Township
La Porte County, Indiana

Between "A" & "C" Street and Ninth & Tenth Street, LaPorte Indiana

Disclaimer: This cemetery listing was done by a volunteer group who went out and recorded the location of plots and individuals buried there.
Burials being added are on or probably BEFORE 1978. Notes added under "Additional Comments" column contain both personal notes
added by transcriber at cemetery site and some tombstone readings. Listings have been entered according to the area the person was buried in.
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Donated LaPorte County Obits

Row & Last Name

First Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Additional Comments

North Row #1

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-

-

-

McGovern

Milo

-

-

-

Nippa

Barbara

Dec 1. 1849

Jan 1, 1931

stone reads (1848-1931) wife of John

Barthel

Theresa

Dec 13, 1830

May 27, 1916

wife of Charles

Barthel

Carl

April 11, 1828
April 11, 1828

Marz 12, 1884
June 12, 1884

stone read as
obit reads as

McDonald

Bernadette M (Laforge)

1889

Dec 12, 1931

-

Jaeger

Georg


Gest 27, Nov 1881

Alter 19 Jahn, 1 mo. 22 da - sohn von J u F

Quigley

Leo M

Feb 8, 1896
Feb. 9, 1895

May 10, 1935
same

record from obit
Veteran record and stone

Quigley

Christina Ann (Fuston)

July 13, 1871

Feb 14, 1949

-

Quigley

Patrick Joseph

Feb 23, 1867

June 13, 1949

-

Cuff

Marie R(Quigley)

Aug 5, 1896

Aug 27, 1941

"Mother"

Johanni

Mary

1861

1928

"sister"

Johanni

Catherine

March 14, 1840

Sept 9, 1918

"Mother"

Johani

Adam

Nov 11, 1821

Juli 5, 1883

Johani per stone

Johanni

Henry J

Aug 10, 1865

Apr 25, 1906

-

Johanni

Frank A

March 22, 1878

Oct 30, 1857

Spanish American & WWI Vet record shows b. May 26, 1878 - son Adam & Katherine

North Row #2

-

-

-

-

Kistler

Xavier

April 1, 1826

Apr. 29, 1886

-

Kirmes

Johanna


Gest 25 Mai 1886 ???

Alter 90 ?? jahn

Hoebel

John

1821

1907

-

Hoebel

Maria (Hopp)

Nov 27, 1840

May 3, 1924

-

Shearin

Thomas

April 5, 1861

Dec. 27, 1929

"father"

Shearin

Margaret

1866

1953

"Mother"

Ott

Katherine

July 17, 1817

July 25, 1888

-

Ott

Mathias

July 5, 1828

March 26, 1910

-

Schane

Elizabeth

Oct 10, 1867

April 27, 1939

(Farrell) Pruden

Schane

William J

May 16, 1866

May 15, 1940

-

Maloney

John

no dates

-

-

N. Row #3

-

-

-

-

iron cross

-

-

-

-

Bauer

Adam

-

Jan 2, 1876

alter 20 jahre, 9 mo 5 tage

Bauer

Katharina

-

D. Jan. 1890

alter 69 yrs 4 mo 13 da. frau of Adam

Marganti

Alice

1917

1972

"beloved daughter and sister"

Marganti

Joseph

March 13, 1864

April 24, 1936

-

Marganti

Anna (Rigali)

July 4, 1872

March 27, 1930

-

Schprecht

Joseph

-

D. Oct. 21, 1883 ?

-

Pruden

Robert

1923

1924

-

Prude or Pruden

David

1921

-

-

Pruden

John

1933

1956

-

Pruden

Richard M

1893

1966

-

Pruden

Loretta

1897

1970

"Mother"

N. Row #4

-

-

-

-

Kistler

Frances

June 24, 1832

Feb 11, 1899

"Mother"

Valerius

Katherine

1859

April 14, 1942

-

Valerius

John

1860

1935

-

Sorgen

Paul

July 19, 1828

March 6, 1897

-

Bishop

Walter A

1881

1938

-

Bishop

Alice

-

-

-

Saluski

Gordrud

-

18 Mai 1882

alter 83 j. 3 mo. 18 da. - born Spangenacher

Saluski

Fred C

-

Jan 30, 1918

age 74 - Civil War

Saluski

Frederick

1861

1885

son Fred C. Vet record says died 1878
Civil war?

Fodgers

Kay M

1945

1952


Peters

Johanna

1849

Feb 7, 1928

wife Frederick Sr.

Peters

Laura Gertrude

1889

1955

wife Frederick Jr.

N Row #5

-

-

-

-

Bishop next 3 burials

-

-

-

next 3 Bishop family all killed by train at Detroit Street crossing

Bishop

Norbert W

Dec 12, 1921

June 21, 1948

Vet record says b. Jan 2.

Bishop

Josephine L

1923

June 21, 1948

-

Bishop

Jacqualyn L.

-

-

"Daughter"

Schellhammer

Fred B

-

May 2, 1901

age 27 (grave located next to Anton)

Schaeffer

Joseph

1864

1957

-

Schaeffer

Mary(Schellhamer)

1879

1951

-

Schellhammer              

Peter

1865

1942

so Anton & Eleonora Schellhammer

obit appeared 12/18/1942

Schellhammer

Eleonora

Feb 8, 1838

May 29, 1901

"his wife"

Schellhammer

Anton

April 27, 1826

Feb 21, 1904

-

Dettling

Agatha (Kaupp)

Nov 17, 1844

Oct 17, 1901

-

N. Row #6

-

-

-

-

Robowski

Sylvester

Dec 7, 1870

Dec 20, 1904

-

Dettling

Cecilia(Schellhummer)

Nov 16, 1879

Sept 14, 1937

(stone 1880-1937) -died age 57

Dettling

Eugene

Oct 3, 1876

May 16, 1938

-

Hofman

Adam M

March 28, 1856

March 16, 1903

"father"

Hofman

Thackla

Aug 26, 1863

June 10, 1925

-

Hofman

G

no dates

-

-

Swanson

Anna Teresa

1924

1931

-

Swanson

Oscar L

Jan 7, 1888

Dec 2, 1968

WW I

Swanson

Amalia M

June 14, 1896

Dec 23, 1977

(Hofmann) born in Germany

N Row #7

-

-

-

-

Zimmerman

F. X (Frank X.)

Oct 4, 1825

Feb 24, 1871

-

Zimmerman

Ludwina

Nov 10, 1828

Oct 31, 1914

(Schweitzer)

N. Row #8

-

-

-

-

Pisa

Frank

Nar 1 Unora 1893

Zem 24 Gervence 1991

Geb. 1 Feb 1893-Gest 24 Juni 1911

Pilat

Macie J

1870

1908

(Magie J.)

Schroeder

Arnold

April 6, 1858

July 1, 1931

stone reads 1857-1931

Schroeder

Catherine

1863

1934

-

Tyler

Mary

July 6, 1876

March 6, 1910

wife of M.B.

Andreano

Pete

1880

1910

-

Andreano

Francesca

1853

March 3, 1939

"mother"

Demunck

Alphonse

March 1, 1871

Oct. 1, 1845

"father"

Demunck

Johannes F

1919

Sept 22, 1939

"son"

Demunck

Augusta M

1873

1967

-

Bach

Anna

-

-

tocht

Bach

Susannah(Classen)

12 Sept. 1847

3 Feb 1928

wife Nicolaus

Bach

Nicolaus

April 17, 1850

Apr 5, 1883

sohn von Johan u Elizabeth

Bach

Johan

22 Dec 1822

11 Feb 1893

-

Bach

Eliz.

17 April 1819

15 Feb. 1899

-

N Row #9

-

-

-

-

Jaeger

John

Sept 20, 1863

Apr 14, 1944

"brother"

Fisher

Bertha (Jaeger)

1877

-

"sister"

Kowalsky

Pete Sergey

Sept 10, 1916

Oct 19, 1939

-

Kowalsky

Zina (Sahk))

1889

1952

"mother"

Kowalsky

Paul

Jan 15, 1884

Apr 14, 1956

"father"

Kowalsky

John

1911

1964

-

Smith

Juanita

Jan 25, 1924

Jan 22, 1964

-

N. Row #10

-

-

-

-

Jaeger

Francis Benhart)

June 19, 1845

Dec 11, 1925

-

Jaeger

Joseph

Nov. 10, 1837

Jan 28, 1912

"father"

Kopiec

Mariana (Mary)

March 5, 1886

May 5, 1912

-

Pankowski

John M

May 16, 149

Aug 7, 1918

-

Pankowski

Justine (Ott)

Aug 28, 1855

Aug 16, 1930

"his wife"

Jagodka

George A

Apr 30, 1882

Nov 2, 1945

"father"

N. Row #11

-

-

-

-

Goerdt (Jerndt)

Johan, Jr.

geb 3 Jan 1884

gest 22 Dec. 1912

-

Cros

Amos

Feb 14, 1884

Dec 26, 1912

born Italy

Shea

Charles Eugene

1868

Sept 4, 1942

-

Feikes

Anna (Schubert)

1881

1965

-

Feikes

Joseph

Feb 27, 1876

Oct 4, 1935

-

Hesters

Normajean M

1938

1947

"daughter"

Klein

Germaine M (Demunck)

Oct 6, 1901
Belgium

Oct 4, 1935

"mother" -married Victor Hesters first - then John Klein

Hesters

Victor

1900

1966

"father"

N. Row #12

-

-

-

-

Morris

Harriet

1865

1945

-

Morriss

George I

April 3, 1864

Nov 21, 1933

-

Pliska

Agnes B (Tesmer)

Oct 28, 1887

July 9, 1935

-

Pliska

Peter F

1882

1958

-

Hester

Gregory

1965

1965

-

Melcher

E. D.

no dates

-

-

Melcher

Charles

1842

1912

-

Melcher

Franz

no dates

-

-

Dietsche

W. B.

1828

1910

-

Dietsche

Ernesting

1835

1895

"his wife"

Dietsche

William

no dates

-

-

N. Row #13

-

-

-

-

Regis

Mary Louise (LaFave

1867

1934

-

Folk

Lawrence John

June 15, 1909

March 13, 1935

-

Zanolar

Benedict

Aug 7, 1877

Sept 12, 1935

-

Zanolar

Anna (Fehrenbacher)

1878

1958

-

Popka

Mary Jane

1871

1912

"wife of August"

Flasch

Mathias

1904

-

"father"

Flasch

Theresa

1901

-

"Mother"

Flasch

Matthew Jr.

1926

Sept 26, 1947

"son" World War II

Miehle

Franza Sales

-

Gest 9 Jan. 1883

alt 62 jahre

Miehle

Kreszenzia

-

gest 8 April 1892

alt 84 jahre, 9 mo 21 tage
geborin Stapt

N. Row #14

-

-

-

-

Regis

James

Oct 11, 1873

June 6, 1938

(stone reads 1875)

Haspel

Michael

1900

1955

-

Haspel

Elizabeth

1906

19__

-

Hartnett

J. Paul

Nov 24, 1916

Oct 19, 1930

-

Hartnett

Grace L (Woodrick)

July 29, 1891

July 6, 1974

-

Harnett

John J

1884

1951

-

Gaekle

John M

Oct 20, 1872

June 5, 1924

-

Gaekle

Ferdinand

geb 11 Oct 1846

gest 30 Aug 1887

"vater"

Gaekle

Peter

geb 11 Mai 1884

gest 13 July 1887

"sohn vF uA"

Gaekle

Ferdinand

Jan 7, 1878

July 27, 1948

"son"

Gaekle

Angeline (Abberger)

April 17, 1846

Nov 13, 1944

"mother"

Williams

Dora M (Dorothy Gaekle)

July 5, 1887

Sept 23, 1974

-

Williams

Robert T

Oct 4, 1883

Oct 5, 1955

-

N. Row #15

-

-

-

-

Boch

Veronica

no dates

-

-

Vogt

Frank A

??

??

-

Meyer

Alexander George

Dec 27, 1870
1873

July 26, 1939
1939

top line is from obit
2nd line is as it appears on stone

Meyer

Elizabeth

1881

1940

-

Danecki

Ana Kloucek

NAR 9 LED 1895

ZEM 8 UNORA 1915

Born Jan 9, 1895 Died Feb 8, 1915

N. Row #16





Marek

Frances

1885

1915

wife of F.

Lashinis

Thomas

1871

1916

-

Taylor

Charles A

1907

1947

-

Taylor

Ella Graf

Jan 5, 1869

Dec 19, 1921

wife o J. H.

next 3 stones not legible

-

-

-

-

Graf

Emilie C

-

gest 3 April 1880

tocher von S & L - alter 15 J. 7 mo 1 T

Graf

Louise

1880

1964

-

Graf

Luisa Maria

geb 18, Oct 1834

gest 29 Dec 1907

geb Debly "mutter" Zu Zell in Wieszenthal Baden

Graf

Severine

geb 22 Feb 1829
in Baden

get 17 Dec 1914

-

Graf

T

no dates

-

children of S & L

Graf

Emmett

no dates

-

children of S & L

Graf

Gerdu

no dates

-

children of S & L

N. Row #17

-

-

-

-

Kasal

Antonie

Porsenec 24, 1873

Duben 5, 1917 (April)

(Catherine Antonie) wife Otto

Keller

Antoni

1865

1917

"father"

Kaklauskis

Adomas

1877

1917

-

Johnson

Frank

March 21, 1883

Dec 12, 1918

-

Busalski

Carl J

1910

1948

"father"

Garboski

Anna

1892

1967

-

Garboski

Michael

1885

1956

-

Eifel

George Leonard

Dec 18, 1894

May 7, 1977

WW I - son of Joseph & Mary

Eifel

Margaret (Hartmann)

1894

1970

-

double stone gone

-

-

-

-

N. Row #18

-

-

-

-

Mazzei

Samuel

Dec 8, 1879

Nov 24, 1937

"father"

Mazzei

Anna (Compariani)

1881

1960

-

Hefferman

Edward F

Sept 12, 1890

March 29, 1941

-

Chlebowski

John M

1885

1965

-

Busalski

Minnie (Ostrowsky)

Sept 29. 1873

May 6, 1929

"Mother" stone reads 1874 - 1929

Busalski

Anthony

Jan 5, 1866

Nov 25, 1941

"father"

Busalski

Vincentine (Dombrowski)

April 29, 1868

April 12, 1942

-

Kutz

Louise

Aug 23, 1836

Sept 26, 1902

"wife of William"
Louisa Schaefer Gackle Kutz's

Gakle (Gaekle)

Emma

10 Jan 1858

25 April 1872

-

Gakle

Heban or Urban

1830

5 April 1889 ??

Given name probably Urban, Info contributed by Barb Clark

Gakle

Maria

can not read

-

-

N. Row #19

-

-

-

-

Chlastawa

Joseph

1890

Sept 30. 1918

Born in Poland

Chlastawa

Bronislaw

-

Oct 6, 1918

age 32

Bernas

Stanislaw

-

2 Jan. R 1917

URODZONYDNIA

Zon

Antoni

-

Zmarl 8 go Grudnia 19197 Rohu

tu spoczyia S.P.

N. Row #20

-

-

-

-

Mark

Aloysius L

1898

1950

-

Schmitz

Mary E. Ward

1865

July 27. 1916

-

Schmitz

Frank J

Oct 10, 1861obit
1862 stone

May 10, 1928 obit
1928 stone

-

Schmitz

Johnie

-

-

-

Schmitz

John

3 Feb 1828

26 Mai 1901

Born in Germany

Schmitz

Juliana

19 Marz 1824

23 Mai 1883

geboria Pr ??

Mark

Peter

Oct 20, 1860

April 23, 1929

-

Mark

Matilda (Schmitz)

Dec 31, 1859

July 9, 1941

"his wife"

N. Row #21

-

-

-

-

Stewart

Mary (McClellan)

Oct 14, 1878

Dec 6, 1937

-

Stewart

Sylvanies A (Col)

1873

1952

-

Debruyne

Adelheid (Hofmann0

1894

19--

-

Debruyne

Remi H

1883

1952

-

Chlebowski

Edward Paul

Feb 5, 1922

April 7, 1945

Indiana PFC 504 Praht Inf. 52 In Div WW II
Killed in action in Germany

Griffin

Daniel

1892

1949

-

Haag

Frances Dueppe

Jan 4, 1899

Feb 23, 1934

wife Bernard

Rauschenbach

George L

1910

1911

son of J.P. & M.A.

Schillinger

Elizabeth

1877

1953

"daughter"

Schillinger

Catherine

May 26, 1886

Feb 7, 1920

"daughter"

Schillinger

Jacob

1874

April 14, 1898

"son"

Schillinger

Katherine (Hoff)

May 13, 1853
1853

May 16, 1940 0bit
1947 stone

"mother"

Schillinger

John George

Feb 19, 1842

July 6, 1920

"father"

N. Row #22

-

-

-

-

Kubinski

Louis

1916

1916

-

Satoski

Gerald

1936

1937

-

Vogelsang

Eunice

1934

1938

dau of Joseph & Gertrude

Nichlas

Joseph

8 Dec 1916

31 Dec 1916

sohn von J u K

Wade

Frank J

May 19, 1877

April 20, 1943

"father"

Wade

Mathilda (Willie)

1879

Aug 23, 1933

"mother"

Buck

Magdalena

25 Feb 1876

6 July 1890 ?

toch A u A

Buck

Andreas

Aug 15, 1838

Jan 7, 1914

"father"

Buck

Agatha

Feb 25, 1852

Aug 28, 1917

"mother" his wife

Vogt

Maria A

20 Nov 1825

Dec 1896

-

Willie

Magdalene (Vogt)

July 31, 1838

Aug 7, 1922

"Mother"

Willie

Benedict J

9 Dec 1835

17 Feb 1894

"vater"

N. Row #23

-

-

-

-

Kubeilis

Martha (Darron)

1882

1947

"wife"

Kubielis

Joseph

1868 - stone
1876 - obit

1936-stone
Aug 10, 1936-obit

-

Rimmele

Albert

Sept 17, 1904

Dec 4, 1935

-

Gehrmann

Martha (Stave)

Feb 5, 1908

-

-

Gehrmann

Anton

Jan 26, 1906

May 27, 1972

-

Stasney

Marie A (Jaske)

1866

Jan 15, 1945

-

Stasney

V. Josef

Sept 28, 1866

Dec 21, 1935

Vincent J.

Kummerer(Kummer)

Meinrad

18 Jan 1881

8 Oct 1884

-

iron cross marker

-

-

-

-

Kummerer

Meinrad

-

D. July 25, 1898

aged 58 y 6 m 25 da

Kummerer

Juliana Marie

1863

1955

-

Horochco

A.

April 12, 1912

Sept 12, 1912

-

N. Row #24

-

-

-

-

Gehrmann

Gerhard

1936

1953

"our son and brother"

Drzonek

Edmund

May 8, 1894

Oct 30, 1953

Indiana Pfc Co. F 3 Corps Arty Park WW I

Rigler

Agnes C

April 4, 1897

April 11, 1954

-

Reutebuch

Albert J

Sept 18, 1911

May 1, 1974

son Chas. & Clara

Schultz

Mildred A (Reutebuch)

1902

19--

-

Schultz

Roy L

April 8, 1902

June 1, 1942

-

N. Row #25

-

-

-

-

Tokar

Barbara

1893

1954

-

Varga

Elizabeth

1889

1969

-

Varga

John

1885

1954

-

Macher

Victor

May 22, 1894

May 20, 1956

-

Chlebowski

Meinrad Joseph

1898

1954

-

Geisler

Magdalene K (Grott)

1896

Jan 21, 1998 101 yrs - do - John Grott and Mary Pizarek Grott of Coolspring Township

Geisler

Richard J

1936

1944

son of Magdalene and Fred Geisler

Geisler

Fred R.

May 28, 1891

Aug 7, 1975

son John & Hattie

Hallett

Lena

1866

1948

-

Brockman

Eva Maria

28 Dec 1885

10 Jan 1886

-

???

Peter

---

---

---

Leick

Elizabeth

1819

1891

"wife of John" age 72 yr 6 mo 21 da

Leick

John

Nov 24, 1830

Sept 10, 1902

-

N. Row #26

-

-

-

-

Ludwig

Cathrine

Aug 8, 1950

Aug 10, 1950

"Daughter"

N. Row #27

-

-

-

-

Castle

Agnes Lucille

1913

1956

-

Singleton

Mary(Rauschenbach)

1865

1946

-

Rauschenbach

John

March 24, 1832

Aug 9, 1918

-

Rauschenbach

Helen Marian (Cane)

Dec 2, 1838

June 17, 1911

"his wife"

Rauschenbach

Sarah (Steamer)

Jan 29, 1868

July 1941

wife of Elias

In N. Row # 27 is Sarah (Steamer) Rauschenbach, wife of Elias... Actually that is Sarah Rauschenbach, Maiden daughter of John and Helen (Cain) Rauschenbach born January 29, 1868 and died July 30, 1941.
Correction Submitted by: Sandy Mafera

Jager

Jacob

Sept 6, 1823

Aug 22, 1896

"father"

Jager

Elizabeth M

May 6, 1828

Dec 1, 1891

"Mother"

N. Row #28

-

-

-

-

Staoski

Christopher Joe

-

Oct 24, 1954

"our baby"

Matisiak

Joseph

1875

1956

-

two stones missin or not readable

-

-

-

-

Bulsalski(Busalski)

Theresa

-

Dec 5, 1901

age 6

Nowak

Casimir J

Feb 19, 1883

July 26, 1937

-

Nowak

Mamie

July 17, 1898

1969

-

Cushing

Richard A

1892

1946

"husband"

Pierce

Gertrude C

1905

July 30, 1928

"mother"

Cushing

Emma Marie (Weidner)

Aug 22, 1890

Aug 3, 1943

"wife"

Cross

Mary(Weidner)

March 9, 1894

March 11, 1947

wife of Fay T.

Weidner

-

1826

1909

"mutter"

Weidner

Frank S

1859

Nov 2, 1918

-

Weidner

Rosa (Trost)

March 13, 1864

June 23, 1921

"his wife"

Scholl

Clara

-

gest 9 Nov 1881

al 31 jahre "geb Hanna"

N. Row #29

-

-

-

-

Hartsburg

Judith

1951

-

-

Grott

Irene H

1932

1939

-

Nowak

Ursula A

1931

1933

Madura

Steven A

-

see comments

see comments

born & died July 6(16?) 1942

Tuholski

Donald H

March 8 1947

March 10, 1947

-

Bollinger

William H

1878

1946

-

Sisters of the Holy Name Hospital & St. Joseph School

-

-

-

-

Protasia

Schw M

9 Feb 1863

7 Juni 1910

-

Hortulana

Schw M.

20 Juni 1869

12 Jan 1911

-

Salina

Schw M(Georgia Foley)

23 Feb 1888

29 Marz 1912

-

Regis

Schw M(Philomena Perelet)

9 Dec 1872

10 Aug 1913

-

Leonilla

Schw M(Johanna Sauter)

6 May 1860

7 April 1919

-

Keey

3 May 1888

Oct 29, 1918

-


N. Row #30

-

-

-

-

Wellnicki

Thomas N

1931

1932

son G & M

Drukten

Peter P

June 17, 1874

April 27, 1944

"father"

Drukten

Lois Rose (Kessler)

June 5, 1916

Nov 21, 1973

wife Charles

Drukten

Della A.

1888

1968

"mother"

Drukten

Charles

March 4, 1916

Aug 20, 1976

World War II U.S. Navy

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