Ernst Franck Buending 1877-1952
Anna Louis Hackbarth Buending 1882-1955
Ernst F. Buending, 74, operator of a sheet metal business in Fort Atkinson for many years, died at 11:35 a.m. Saturday in his home, 212 Bluff street, as a result of a stroke suffered two weeks ago.
Mr. Buending was born in Watertown Dec. 18, 1877, the son of Ernst and Ottilie Buending, and was married in Fort Atkinson Oct. 22, 1902, to Anna Hackbarth. He lived in Watertown until coming to this city 53 years ago. For a number of years he operated his shop in a business district but in recent years had maintained the business at his home. One of the activities for which he was well known was the construction of cages for mink farms and exhibits. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church.
Surviving are his wife; two sons, Norman, of Chicago, and Clarence, of Hastings, Minn.; one daughter, Mildred, Beecher, Ill.; four grandchildren; one brother, Fred, of Milwaukee; three sisters, Mrs. Della Terwedow, and Mrs. Selma Otto, both of Watertown, and Mrs. Meta Krebs, Milwaukee.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Nitardy funeral home and at 2 o'clock in St. Paul's Lutheran church, the Rev. Henry Gieschen officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday evening.
Janesville Daily Gazette, Mar 17, 1952
Mrs. Ernst Buending, 72, of 212 Bluff St., died at 10:20 a.m. Sunday in the Fort Atkinson Hospital following a week's illness.
The former Anna Hackbarth was born Sept. 4, 1882 in the Town of Cold Spring, the daughter of August and Ulrika Hackbarth. She was married Oct. 22, 1902 to Ernst Buending. He died in 1952. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid.
Surviving are two sons, Norman, of Chicago, and Clarence, of Hastings, Minn.; a daughter, Miss Mildred Buending, at home; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a brother, William Hackbarth, Fort Atkinson.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Rev. Henry Gieschen officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nitardy Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon and evening and at the church after 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Janesvilled Daily Gazette, Aug 22, 1955