St. Mary's Catholic Churchyard is an active cemetery located at 449 West Wisconsin, in the Village of Pewaukee, Section 8, Pewaukee Township. It is East of Wisconsin Avenue, north of Evergreen Lane and South of Quinlan Drive.
HistorySt. Mary's Catholic Cemetery was established in 1872. The earliest known burial was in 1860. The church was first a mission of St. Joseph's Catholic in Waukesha and began as its own parish in 1858.
There are cemetery records 1872-date. A chart and the records of the cemetery are available by appointment only. Information requested must be in writing previous to the appointment. Mail requests will not be answered. Contact:
St. Mary's Rectory
449 West Wisconsin Ave.
Pewaukee, WI 53072
At Waukesha County Museum there are transcriptions from the tombstones 1860-1940.
A few photos have been taken of stones in this cemetery by Linda & Larry Kopet. Click on the surname to see the photographs available. Obituaries if available are linked to the individual's name.
This is only a partial listing of burials in the cemetery. OSSW: means on the same stone with BENTON: In Memory of John Benton/Died March 6, 1882/Aged 65 Yrs/OSSW: Johanna/Wife of John Benton BORNITZKE: Josephine Weber/wife of F.W. Bornitzke/1883-1923 BRANDT: Anna Fasbender/wife of John Brandt/July 2, 1864/May 6, 1904 John Brandt/June 24, 1854/Apr. 15, 1930 John F./1879-1966/OSSW: Mary K./1874-1944(?) CALDWELL: Family Stone Alexander/Born New Haven Connecticut/1842-1923/OSSW: Margaret Nee Gaynor/Born County Longford Ireland/1849-1928/Married 1869/OSSW: Mother/OSSW: Arthur/OSSW: Florence/OSSW: William/OSSW: Anna/OSSW: Father CONDON: Father/Andrew J./1887-1957 John W. Condon/Jan. 4, 1854/Jan 25, 1922 COOPER: Edward J. Cooper/Mar. 23, 19??/Apr. 12, 1918/(see stone could be Howard) CRONIN: Edward/Died Sept. ?0, 1879/Aged 73 Yrs. CRONIN: See LENNAN DECK: Charles Deck, Sr./Nov. 1, 1847/June 5, 1814 (date is wrong on tombstone) DUESTER: Adelaide/1875-1947/OSSW: Jacob J./1863-1919 DUCKGEISCHEL: Helena R./1888-1957 DUCKGEISCHEL: See WEBER DWYER: John Dwyer/Died Jan. 27, 1899/Age 82 Yrs. Mary/Wife of John Dwyer/Died Apr. 24, 1894/Age 66yrs/ May She Rest In Peace FASBENDER: See BRANDT GAYNOR: See CALDWELL HANRAHAN: Patrick/1817-1905/OSSW: Catherine/His Wife/1831-1910 HENGEL: In memory of/Margaret/wife of F. Hengel/rest unreadable HENGELL: Frederick/Born Oct. 9, 1809/Died Apr. 28, 1903 Peter Hengell/1842-1918 KAWATZKY: Father/Adolph Kawatzky/Nov. 9, 1855/June 16, 1914 LENNAN: Edward Lennan/Died Nov. 15, 1907/Aged 75 years Mary Cronin/wife of Edward Lennan/Died April 23, 1895/Aged 61 Years MURPHY: Dennis F. Murphy/Born Feb. 16, 1887/Died Jan. 3, 1910/ May His Soul Rest in Peace NETTESHEIM: Lance Nettesheim/b. 1 Oct 1900 Pewaukee/23 Jun 1870 Sylvia Lapaz (nee Schutta) Nettesheim/b. 22 Jul 1911 Milwaukee/ d. 5 Mar 1967/wife of Clement Nettesheim O'CONNOR: Mother/Catherine O'Connor/1856-1940 PARSONS: Father/Stephen-Mar 1910/OSSW: Mother/Angelique-Dec 1916/OSSW: Son/Henri-Mar 1909 Stephen/Born Jan. 8, 1816/Died Sept 28, 1885 POPE: Albert Raymond Pope/b. 23 Jan 1886 Lisbon/d. 4 Feb 1929 Mary Cecelia (CONDON) Pope/b. 18 Oct 1889 Hustesford, WI/ d. 1 Dec 1966/wife of Albert Raymond RATTINGER: Theola/1863-____/OSSW: Henry/1865-1924 REGAN: In Memory of/John Regan/Died Apr 22, 1874/Aged 61 Years RYAN: In Memory of/Jeremiah Ryan/died Dec. 2, 1886/ Aged 76 Years/a native of ?????/OSSW: Johanna/his wife/Died/rest cut off SCHAEFER: Jacob Schaefer/b. 20 Sep 1877 Stettin, Germany/d. 2 Jul 1949 Louise H. (KLATT) Schaefer/b. 1 Feb 1887 Germany/d. 10 Nov 1964 SCHOLL: Father/Charles Scholl/1865-1900 SCHULTZ: Edward C./1874-1959/OSSW: Katherine S./his wife/1877-1932/OSSW: Baby Evert 1937 SHEHAN: Annie M. Shehan/Born April 7, 1840/Died July 17, 1900 SHIELDS: John Shields/Died May 22, 1887/Aged 59 years 6 months 22 days WEBER: Mathew M./b: 7 Apr 1846 Luxembourg/d: 23 Sep 1927 Barbara (DUCKGEISCHEL)/b: 17 Mar 1853 Delafield/d: 8 Nov 1936/ wife of Mathew M. WEBER: See BORNITZKE