St. James Rose Hill is located 1/2 mile south of the Village of Sussex on the east side of Highway 74 (formerly 164), about 1/2 mile north of the intersection of Highway K (Lisbon Road). It is on the section line between NW 1/4 of Section 35 and 1/4 of Section 26 Town of Lisbon.
The first known burial of this active cemetery is circa 1837. The Rose Hill Cemetery Association was established June 20, 1899.
There is a map of the cemetery and cemetery records June 20, 1899 to date, available to the public for research. There are no records before the Association was established.
The Association will answer mail requests at no charge. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for your reply. Contact: Rose Hill Cemetery Association N61 W23058 Silver Spring Drive Sussex, WI 53089 262-246-6032
At the Waukesha County Museum there are transcriptions from tombstones 1837-1942.
The listings with a * next to the name were obtained with permission from Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Webmaster. For more information, please see their website located at www.SLAHS.org
Photographs of some tombstones available at: Offsite link at WI GenWeb
ADAMI: [P] Albert H. Adami [P] Alvin H. Adami [P] Cora M. Adami [P] Doris L. Adami [P] Erwin L. and Mildred D. Adami [P] Frances Adami ADAMSON: [P] Edward Adamson [P] Robert E. Adamson [P] Ruth Adamson AHLHAUS: [P] George and Helen Ahlhaus ALLEN: [P] Florence M. Allen [P] William M. Allen ALTWIES: [P] Joyce L. Siewert Altwies ANDREE: [P] Otto W. and Claribel Andree ANDRYSCAYK: [P] John and Dolores Andrysczyk APP: [P] George B. App BADINGER: [P] David C. and Bernice H. Badinger BARANOWSKI: [P] Catherine Baranowski [P] Gustave Baranowski BARNES: [P] Dennis L. Barnes and family *Patrick/d. Nov 17, 1999/ SSDI Patrick L. Barnes/b. 28 May 1980/d. 6 Nov. 1999 BARTLINE: *Hazel/1923 - 1996/SSDI b. 3 Jan 1923/d. 4 Oct. 1996 [P] *Marlin/1919 - 1984/SSDI b. 9 Jan 1919/d. Dec. 1984 [P] *James L./son/Apr. 8, 1950/July 24, 1963 BAUER: [P] Carl Bauer BECK: [P] *Ida M./1899 - 1992/SSDI b. 28 Feb 1899/d. 12 Dec 1992 BECKMAN: [P] Clyde M. Beckman BEQUEST: [P] Thomas W. Bequest/OSSW: [P] *Cynthia M. (Beskidniak)/d. April 22, 2002/SSDI b. 8 Feb 1963/d. 22 Apr. 2002 BOHDALIK: [P] Stephanie C. Bohdalik BOTSFORD: *C. L./Nov. 20, 1815/Oct. 30, 1851 *Nettie L. (Ostrander)/b. Hinsdale, NY July 11, 1851/d. May 14, 1884 in Sussex/wife of C. L. [P] *Christopher C./d. June/18??/OSSW: [P] *Ruben S./d. Dec. 26, 1837/son of L. & A. BOWES: [P] Jane M. Bowes [P] Wm. Bowes BRAEGER: [P] Arthur Braeger [P] Gerhardt (Gerry) and Carol J. Braeger [P] Paul August and Alma Bectker Braeger BROWN: [P] Charles H. and Mary Brown [P] Edward and Emily Robbins Brown [P] Everett Brown [P] Frank W. and Pearl H. Brown [P] *John/d. Nov. 8, 1853 [P] Thomas A. Brown [P] James Brown/OSSW: [P] Elizabeth Brown BRUSCHABER: [P] Minnie Bruschaber [P] Otto A. Bruschaber BULMAN: [P] Patrick Bulman BURDELL: [P] Burdell Children BUTLER: [P] Joseph and Jennie Butler CAINE: [P] Henrietta Gould Caine [P] Irena Jane Caine [P] Thomas and Hannah Lee Caine CALMES: [P] Richard P. Calmes and family CAPPELLETTI: [P] *John/1896 - 1969/SSDI 26 Jul 1896/d. Jun 1969/OSSW: [P] *Mary/1902 - 1961 CARLSON: [P] Helen M. Carlson [P] Henry G. and Jeanne A. Carlson [P] John Ivan Carlson CHAMBERS: [P] Margaret Chambers CHASE: [P] Dale D. and Flora K. Chase CHRISTMAN: [P] Henry Morris Christman COMSTOCK: [P] Wm. Walter Comstock COOK: [P] Carrie Cook [P] Earl Cook [P] Elizabeth Cook [P] Emanuel Cook/d. Jul 1903/age 76 [P] Esther Cook/d. July 1906/daughter of TP Cook [P] Fred S. Cook [P] George E.L. Cook [P] Hellen Souter Cook [P] Irving H. and Sarah R. Cook [P] John and Mary Ann Cook [P] Joseph Cook Sr. [P] Joseph Cook [P] Mary E. Cook [P] Maryette Cook [P] Robert W. Cook [P] Sarah Ann Cook [P] Thomas P. and Albertina A. Cook [P] Thomas Cook [P] Illegible Cook CORDETT: [P] Kate (Mannering) Cordett CORLETT: [P] Ellison C. and James T. Corlett COURNOYER: [P] Russell and Roseann Cournoyer D'ORAZIO: [P] Amedeo and Mary D'Orazio DALE: [P] Hannah and Joseph Dale [P] John and Mary (Cook) Dale DAVIDSON: [P] Thomas W. and Phoebe M. Davidson DEQUARDO: [P] Sam and Marie DeQuardo DESELMS: [P] Leela G. DeSelms DEWAR: [P] John E. Dewar DICKMAN: [P] John E. and Jean Dickman DLOBIK: [P] Lynn Dlobik DOPERAL: [P] Stephen M. (Steve) and Edna R. Augustine Doperalski DUBINICKA: [P] Valentine E. and Betty C. Dubinicka [P] Joseph A. and Jean C. Dubnicka DUNN: *Edward/d. Nov. 11, 1845/age 50 yrs. DURICA: [P] Margaret D. Durica [P] Marsha Ann Durica DURNFORD: [P] Florenz Durnford [P] Frederick A. Durnford [P] Harold S. and Florence M. Durnford [P] Pauline E. Durnford [P] Ross Durnford EDWARDS: [P] Isaac and Sarah A. Edwards EHLERS: [P] Martha Siewert Ehlers ELLSWORTH: [P] Ethel A. Ellsworth FALLOS: [P] William Jr. Fallos FARRELL: [P] Mabel Craven Farrell FOURNESS: [P] Montague D. and Diane P. Fourness FROMMING: [P] Eliza Riesing Frommung GANSEMER: [P] LaVerne R. (Gus) and Catherine A. (Kay) Gansemer GERKEN: [P] Annie E. Gerken [P] David E. and family Gerken [P] David E. Gerken [P] James H. Gerken [P] Margaretha Gerken [P] Merlin C. and Wilma M. Hornig Gerken [P] Ross L. Gerken GLEISNER: [P] William C. and Gertrude M. Gleisner GNABASIK: [P] Chester and Patricia Gnabasik GOBIS: [P] Elvin P. and Barbara Gobis GODIN: [P] Florence A. Godin GOSNELL: [P] Vernon W. Gosnell GRAVES: [P] Rachel Graves [P] William Graves GREENGO: [P] William A. and Frances S. Greengo GROGAN: [P] *Ada R./ b. Jan. 29, 1867/d. Apr. 18, 1943 [P] *Earl F./b. Jun. 23, 1894/d. Mar. 9, 1916 [P] *Eugene F./b. Oct. 6, 1891/d. Oct. 7, 1892 [P] *Frank T./b. Apr. 12, 1865/d. Oct. 2,1961/1st Village of Sussex President GROSS: [P] Robert H. Gross GROVER: [P] Albert F. Grover [P] Alden J. Grover [P] Almeda E. Grover [P] Alpha and Betsey A. Grover [P] Alvin L. Grover [P] Edith May Grover [P] Grace E. Grover [P] Hiram B. Grover [P] Martha J. Grover [P] Mary E. Grover [P] Morgie L. Grover HAASCH: [P] Alfred W. Haasch [P] Otto Haasch [P] Pauline Haasch [P] William J.H. Haasch [P] George Haasch HALEY: [P] William M. and Christine M. Haley HALL: [P] Charles G. and family Hall HARDIMAN: [P] Henry R. and Cora D. Hardiman [P] Milo W. Hardiman and family HARLAND: [P] Alice Harland [P] Edward E. Harland [P] Esther Harland [P] John S. Harland [P] Lillie Harland [P] Mary J. Harland [P] Sarah Harland [P] William Harland [P] Charlotte L.V. Harland/OSSW: [P] *William A./d. March 4, 1999/age 92 years/husband of Charlotte L.V. (nee Vector)/ SSDI b. 7 Aug 1906/d. 4 Mar 1999 HARRIE: *Peter/d. Oct. 25, 1861/age 82 HARRIS: [P] Ellen I. Harris [P] Eunice M. Harris [P] Franklin Harris [P] Gordon T. and Jane M. Harris [P] Peter Harris [P] Illegible Harris [P] Walter J. Harris *Janet/(marker broken off) *Archibald/b. Nov. 19, 1834/d. Sept. 27, 1892 (?) HARTLING: [P] Lillie A. Hartling [P] Phillipp J. Hartling [P] Sylvester P. and Edna M. Hartling HAWES: [P] Fred C. Hawes [P] Irene Hawes [P] Sophia Hawes [P] William F. Hawes Howard M/moved to Prairie Home Waukesha June 22 1955/originally interred: August 1, 1938/Hanson Funeral Home HAYCRAFT: [P] William Haycraft HEADLEY: [P] David Headley and family HECKER: [P] Eugene R. and Lillian W. Hecker [P] infant female Hecker [P] Henry/b. 28 Dec 1866/d. 1929/husband of Ida L. Bartlett [P] Ida L. (Bartlett)/b. 4 Jun 1870 Pewaukee/ d. 31 Jul 1950 Pewaukee/bur. 4 Aug 1950 Sussex WI/daughter of Smith Lurvey Bartlett and Grace Munn/wife of Henry Hecker HODGSON: [P] Alvina and family Hodgson HOLZ: [P] Geneva C. Weber Holz HOWITT: [P] Martha R. and Mattie Howitt [P] Thomas Howitt JACOBI: [P] Gary A. and Susan A. Jacobi KAGEL: [P] Jerome R. and Judith E. Kagel [P] William E. Kagel and family KAYE: [P] Ella Kaye KERR: [P] Charles B. and Sylvia E. Kerr KERSTEIN: [P] A. Rudy Kerstein [P] *Mary E.(Gerken)/d. December 20, 2001/age 97/Wife of Rudy/ SSDI b. 2 Nov 2001/d. 20 Dec 2001 KETCHUM: [P] *Sylvester/d. July 23, 1848/age 62 yrs 19 da. [P] *Samuel W./d. July 24, 1888/age 77 yrs KLINKERT: [P] Michael and Kay Klinkert KLISCH: [P] Robert P. Klisch KNEZINEK: [P] Charles Knezinek KNOERR: [P] Donald and Delores Knoerr KOESKE: [P] Dolores E. Koeske KOLOSKE: [P] Edward D. and Jane M. Koloske KOSMALSKI: [P] *Steven/d. May 4, 2000/age 90 years/son of Valentine and Joanne Kosmalski/ SSDI Steve J. Kosmalski/b. 20 Jul 1909/d. 4 May 2000/OSSW: [P] Walls and Sophie Kosmalski KREUSER: [P] *Hazel M. (Katzfey) KURZ: [P] William and Helen Kurz LAFRANCE: [P] Francis E. LaFrance LAMB: [P] William and John Lamb LAUER: [P] Lawrence J. and Elaine R. Lauer LEADLEY: [P] Edith Leadley [P] John Roswell Leadley [P] mother stone Leadley [P] Thomas and Edith E. Leadley [P] Wm. Leadley SEE BELOW: LEADLEY: *Robert/b. Mar. 15, 1826/d. Aug. 12, 1905 *Hannah/b. Sept. 11, 1824/d. July 3, 1914 *John/son/b. Sept. 16, 1851/d. Jun 2, 1932 *William/b. July 15, 1822/b. May 2, 1905 *Wife/b. Aug. 25, 1833/d. Jan. 28, 1919 *Edith/b. May 8, 1869/d. May 9, 1947/daughter of William *Grandma Margaret (Leadly) Chambers/b. Dec. 9, 1798/d. Sept. 11, 1881 LEES: [P] Albert J. Lees [P] Allen Lees [P] Clarence J. and Dora J. Lees [P] Helen C. Lees [P] Louisa M. Lees [P] Mable B. Lees [P] Thomas and illegible Lees [P] Thomas Edgar Lees LEINSTOCK: [P] Stefan and Anna Leinstock LENHARDT: [P] Tobias and Frieda Lenhardt LEONARD: See NETTESHEIM LESSL: [P] Dominic Lessl [P] Ruth A. Lessl LEU: [P] Donald F. and Mary Ann Leu LIEDTKE: [P] Elizabeth Liedtke [P] Minnie Liedtke [P] William Liedtke LIMBURY: [P] Colette M. Limbury LINDQUIST: [P] Charles F. Lindquist [P] Charlotte M. Lindquist [P] Emma M. Lindquist [P] Lucy M. Lindquist LINGELBACH: [P] Chester Roy and Ethel Rhea Lingelbach [P] Ermina M. Lingelbach [P] John C. Lingelbach [P] Meta A. Lingelbach LISKA: [P] Anita Liska LITTLE: [P] Penelope A. Riesing Little LUCKASON: [P] Alger C. Luckason [P] Dorothy I. Luckason MAGNUSSON: [P] John and Hulda Magnusson MAHER: [P] John L. and Delores M. Mahar MANNERING: [P] *Alice H./d. 11/27/1872 (?)/dau. of ? MARLOW: [P] *Raymond L./d. May 8, 2000/age 58 years/City of Milwaukee police officer/ Air Force, Wisconsin National Guard 32nd Red Arrow Division and Army Reserve 84th Division/ [P] Shirley A. Marlow MARX: [P] *Erwin/1896 - 1943/OSSW: [P] *Alice/1899 - 1966 MARZO: [P] Frank and Helen J. Marzo MCGILL: [P] William J. (Bill) and Shirley A. McGill MEACE: [P] Elizabeth M. Meace MEYER: [P] William E. and Lillian M. Meyer MICHELS: [P] Ruth A. Michels MINOR: [P] Earl D. and Dorothy M. Minor MOODY: [P] Glen F. Sr. and Keryl J. Moody MOORE: [P] Rosamond Craven Moore MOTZ: [P] Eleanore C. Motz [P] Esther E. Motz [P] John and Caroline Motz [P] Rev. Irvin S. Motz MULHERN: [P] Joseph C. Mulhern MUNZ: [P] *Alma L./b. Oct. 5, 1888/d. June 14, 1967/SSDI b. 5 Oct. 1888/d. May 1967/OSSW: [P] *Herman C./b. June 29, 1879/d. Dec. 20, 1965/SSDI b. 29 Jun 1879/d. Dec 1965 [P] Victor R. Munz NETTESHEIM: Matthias Mathew/b. 11 Feb 1867 Brookfield/d. 30 Aug 1948/son of Conrad and Gertrude Nettesheim Esther Rose "Etta" (LEONARD)/b. 31 Mar 1872 Brookfield/d. 23 Mar 1930/ wife of Matthias/daughter of James & Anna M. Leonard NETTESHEIM: See NEWMAN NEWMAN: Edward W./b: 4 Jul 1849/d: 26 Aug 1878/husband of Mary Ellen (Mary Ellen bur: Superior, WI) Edward/b: 20 Jun 1873 Batavia,IL/d: 23 Dec 1946/son of Edward W. & Mary Ellen Newman Isabelle Mary NETTESHEIM (Belle)/b: 31 Aug 1883 Brookfield/ d: 9 Aug 1971/daughter of Conrad & Gertrude Nettesheim/ wife of Edward NITSCHKE: [P] *Emily Rose/d. Nov 19, 1999/SSDI b. 1 Sept. 1991/d. 18 Nov. 1999 NORMINGTON: [P] George and illegible Normington NUGENT: [P] Jane Nugent ORTH: [P] Joseph M. Orth OTTERBURN: [P] Clarissa M. Otterburn PANKRATZ: [P] William L. and Shirley R. Pankratz PARKER: [P] Joseph Parker PARSONS: [P] James A. and George H. Parsons [P] *James R./d. Sept. 21, 1869/age 19 yr 5 mo 10 da/Civil War ?/son of C. & A. PARNODE: [P] Donald J. and Clara Mae Patnode PATTERSON: [P] Carmela Myers Patterson PENTONY: [P] Francis B. Jr. and Shirley A. Pentony [P] Gary A. and Gina L. Pentony PETERS: [P] Norman R. and Bernadette Peters PETTERSON: [P] Ivan B. Petterson POWERS: [P] Roger L. Powers PRICE: [P] Thomas Price PUCEK: [P] John and Beverly M. Pucek PUERZER: [P] Conrad A. Puerzer and family PUFFER: [P] Edmund W. Puffer [P] Mary Gerken Puffer RAASCH: [P] George Raasch RAETHER: [P] Virginia M. Vavra Raether REAY: [P] Presley N. and Nancy A. Reay REDFORD: [P] *Adeline L./1834 - 1877 [P] Esther H. Redford [P] George H. Redford [P] *Henry/1815 - 1899 [P] *Sarah D./1861 - 1877 [P] Sylvester C. Redford [P] Sylvester T. Redford [P] *T.S. (Thomas Spencer)/b. July 11, 1818/d. Nov. 27, 1903/OSSW: [P] *Jane/b. Jan. 31, 1823/d. Feb. 14, 1864/wife [P] *George L./b. Feb. 11, 1864/d. Jan. 22, 1866 *Erwin W./b. Sept. 8, 1872/d. Apr. 10, 1873 *illegible? [P] *Mary L./d. Nov. 23, 1853/m. 28 yrs ? RICHARDS: [P] E Richards RIDLEY: [P] Albert Ridley/d. Jun 1909/age of 78 years Jane Ridley/d. Nov. 1909/wife of Albert [P] George W. and Elizabeth Ridley [P] Mary J. Ridley RIESING: [P] Calvin H. and Evelyn P. Riesing [P] Earl T. and Helen G. Riesing [P] Edw. C. Riesing [P] Herbert W. and Charlotte A. Riesing [P] Larry Riesing [P] Ralph R. and Alfreda V. Riesing ROBINSON: [P] William J. and Mary Robinson RODGERS: [P] *James/b. Sept. 1811/d. Sept. 27, 1905 ROGERS: *Wife/b. Mar 26, 1821/d. Feb. 2, 1907/17 ROPIAK: [P] Ronald C. and Donna J. Ropiak ROSENQUIST: [P] Martin and Selma Rosenquist ROSIER: [P] Walter and Ida Ann Rosier ROTSFORD: [P] C.L. Rotsford [P] Nettie L. Ostrander Rotsford RUSSELL: [P] Margaretha C. Luce Russell SALENTINE: [P] Roy J. and Margaret M. Salentine SAMPSON: [P] Frederick W. and family Sampson SCHAAT: [P] Elisabeth Schaat SCHALLOCK: [P] William and Alice Schallock SCHAUF: *Elizabeth/b. Aug. 12, 1830/d. Aug. 4, 1906 SCHLEHLEIN: [P] William J. and Diane M. Schlehlein SCHMID: [P] Sandra M. Schmid SCHMIDT: [P] Esther E. Schmidt SCHMITH: [P] Olive M. Schmith SCHNEIDER: [P] Henry F. and Edna H. Schneider SCHWARTZ: [P] *John/1855 - 19?? SIEWERT: [P] Hugo E. Siewert [P] Sonya Jean Siewert [P] Theodore R. and family Siewert SKINNER: [P] Thomas H. and family Skinner [P] Wallace W. Skinner SLOMINSKI: [P] Dorothy Slominski SMITH: [P] *Ann/1831 - 1855 [P] *Edward/1797 - 1869 [P] Harrison and Sophronia Smith [P] *Jane/1797- 1877 [P] John Herman Jeanette Smith [P] John Smith [P] Joseph E. Smith [P] Lema Smith [P] Rick O. and Rosemary Smith [P] *Samuel/d. May 25, 1864/age 49 yrs 1 mo./Co. C, 36th Reg. Wis. Vol. [P] *Thomas/1829 - 1855 [P] *illegible/d. Sept. 11, 1861/age 9 mos 13 da./dau. of S. & A. Smith *John/1821 - 1846 (could be one of the Johns above) SMITHYMAN: [P] Milton H. Smithyman [P] Ralph P. and Lorraine E. Smithyman [P] W. and Iva Smithyman SOUTER: [P] Charles Souter [P] David Souter [P] James Souter [P] Jane Smith Souter [P] Lavantia Souter [P] Nellie Souter SPEIGLE: [P] Ralph L. and Alma A. Speigle SPENCER: [P] Howard and May Spencer STEIN: *Andrew/d. June 12, 1873/13 yrs old? STEPHENSON: [P] John C. Stephenson STERN: [P] Andrew Stern STIHL: [P] Joseph and Mary Stihl STONE: [P] Albert S. Stone [P] Herbert and Margaret Stone [P] Homer L. Stone [P] infant male Stone [P] John W. and Freda H. Stone [P] Warren and Bernice Stone [P] William N. and Grace M. Stone STOUT: [P] Carrie E. Stout SWANSON: [P] Axel W. and Astrid K. Swanson SWARTZ: [P] Laurie Swartz TOMASIK: [P] James A. and Lucille M. Tomasik TREILOAR: [P] Jane Treloar VAN DE BROEK: [P] Johannes (Hans) and Donna Mae Van de Broek VAN LARE: [P] Gerald F. Van Lare VANDERBY: [P] Arnold and Bertha Vanderby VARLEY: [P] Alice Varley VOGT: [P] Herbert W. Vogt and family WALLEN: [P] Frank O. Wallen WALSH: [P] Elisabeth M. Walsh [P] Virginia C. Walsh WALTER: [P] Wm. Walter WARDEN: [P] *Lana Sue (Schablow)/d. Dec. 18, 1998/age 46 years/ SSDI b. 5 Oct 1952/d. 18 Dec 1998 WEAVER: [P] *William/1865 - 1865 [P] *Jane/1835 - 1925 [P] *Allison/1838 - 1911 [P] Stephen M. Weaver [P] William B. Weaver WEBER: [P] Joseph C. and Hilda B. Weber [P] Joseph C. Jr. Weber WENDT: [P] Arthur Wendt [P] Cora Wendt [P] Idabelle M. Wendt [P] Raymond A. Wendt WESTFALL: [P] Marvin A. and Betty A. Pucek Westfall WESTPHAL: [P] Kenneth J. and Margaret L. Westphal WILEDEN: [P] Alfred Wileden [P] Angelia Wileden [P] Ann Wileden [P] *George A./1898 - Jan 1965/SSDI b. 9 Oct 1898/d. Oct 1965 [P] *Ruth E./1902 - 2000/dau. ?/SSDI b. 30 Jan 1902/d. 20 Dec 2000 [P] Horace and Nellie Wileden [P] Mima J. Wileden [P] Myrtle N. Wileden *Nellie/1865 - 1944 *Horace/1869 - 1952 WILKINS: *wife of ?/d. Dec. 16, 1862/18 yrs 1 mos ? [P] *illegible/d. July 18, 1876 WILSON: [P] *Rev. George/1795 - 1850 WRIGHT: [P] Mary J. and Mabel E. Wright YOUNGEN: [P] Dorothy Youngen ZIELINSKI: [P] Joseph T. and Rose C. Zielinski ZINDARS: [P] Fred William Zimdars ZIMMERMAN: [P] Dean Alan Zimmerman [P] Jay Alan Zimmerman ZOSCHKE: [P] Alfred Jr. Zoschke