Husband: Clarence Jacob Sprecher (1 2)
Born: 18 May 1912 in Black Hawk, Sauk, Wisconsin (3)
Married: 21 Aug 1943
Died: 09 Dec 1985 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI (4 5)
Father: Frederick Wilhelm Sprecher
Mother: Rosina Agnes Wintermantle
Wife: Argent Rosetta Marks (6)
Born: 23 Apr 1911 in Dorchester, WI
Died: 08 Jun 2004 in SaukCity/Blackhawk, Sauk, WI (7)
01 (?): Living
02 (?): Living
03 (?): Living
Additional Information

Argent Rosetta Marks:

Buried: 10 Jun 2004, Blackhawk Cemetery, Sauk, WI 8


Daughter of Rev. John and Bertha (Nickels) Marks.

  1. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  2. Doris Litcher Gasser, Wintermantels Bound for America 1856 (unpublished), obituaryunknown newspaper.

    Sprecher, Clarence

    Black Hawk - Clarence J. Sprecher, age 73, of Black Hawk, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 9, 1985, following an apparent heart attack. he was born on May 18, 1912, the son of Fred and Rose (Wintermantel) Sprecher on the family farm which he still owned at the time of his death.he was a graduate of the Prairie du Sac High School and the University of Wisconsin. He had served on the Sauk County Board of Supervisors for 32 years, 15 years of which he was County Board Chairman. Clarence played a large role in the planning and construction of the UW-Baraboo extension campus, for which he was presented with a Distinguished Citizen Award by the university. He also played a similar role in the expansion of the Sauk County Court House. He was an active member of the Bethlehem United Methodist Church, its men's club, Sauk Prairie Masonic Lodge F&AM 113. He loved farming, and even after his retirement enjoyed his daily trip to the farm to help his son, Dan. Survivors include his wife, Argent Marks; three sons, Thomas (Connie), Baraboo, Daniel (Sharon), rural Sauk City, and Gerald (Sarah). St. Charles, Illinois; four grandchildren, Corey, Tracey, Sarah, and John; a brother, Wilbert, Sauk City; and two sisters, Mrs. Cecil (Rosina) McCready, Spring Green, and Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Hehenberger, Sauk City. He was preceded in death by his parents; a siter, Mrs. Howard (Viola) Sorg. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday December 12, at the Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Black Hawk. Pastor Bob Linaberry will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Gruber-Ellestad Funeral Home, Prairie du Sac.

  3. Social Security Death Index.
  4. Ibid.
  5. Argent Rosetta Sprecher (Obituary) (Oshkosh Northwestern, 12 Oct 2004, Oshkosh, WI).

    Obit: Sprecher, Argent Rosetta (1911 - 2004)
    Contact: Crystal Wendt

    Surnames: Sprecher, Nickesl, Marks, Breunig, Lewison, Hehenberger, McCready, Griffiths, Meyer, Quinn

    ----Source: Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wis.) 12 Oct. 2004

    Sprecher, Argent Rosetta (23 April 1911 - 6 June 2004)

    SAUK CITY/ BLACKHAWK - Argent Sprecher, age 93, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2004, as a result of a fall. She was born on April 23, 1911, in Dorchester, Wis., to the Rev. John and Bertha (Nickels) Marks.

    Argent graduated from Jefferson High School on 1929, and received a bachelor of science degree from North Central College, Naperville, Ill., in 1933. She did post-graduate studies at UW-Madison. She taught home economics and English in Horicon and Downers Grove, Ill. During her father's ministry at Blackhawk Methodist Church, she met her future husband. On Aug. 21, 1943, she married Clarence Sprecher. He preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1985.

    Argent was an active member of the Blackhawk Church, where she taught Sunday school and was very involved with church activities. Argent served on the school board during consolidation of the rural grade schools and the Sauk Prairie High School. In their retirement, Argent and Clarence enjoyed traveling throughout the world. Argent was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family.

    She is survived by three sons, Thomas (Connie) Sprecher, Baraboo, Daniel (Sharon) Sprecher, Blackhawk, and Gerald (Sarah) Sprecher, Woodridge, Ill.; five grandchildren, Tracey (Steve) Breunig, Blackhawk, Sarah (Dan) Lewison, Baraboo, John Sprecher, Ravensburg, Germany, and Elizabeth and Colin Sprecher, Woodridge, Ill.; three great-grandchildren, Elise and Caroline Lewison, and Dylan Breunig; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Hehenberger and Marcella Sprecher; and a brother-in-law, Cecil McCready.

    She is further survived by many nieces and nephews. Argent was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Corey Sprecher; and her sisters, Ronnata Griffiths and Naomi Meyer.

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at 11 a.m. at the BLACKHAWK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, with Pastor Carol Quinn officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

    Interment will follow in the Blackhawk Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the church.

  6. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  7. Argent Rosetta Sprecher (Obituary) (Oshkosh Northwestern, 12 Oct 2004, Oshkosh, WI).
  8. Ibid.
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