Obit: Hutter, Leo A. (1892 - 1968)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Email: audrey@wiclarkcountyhistory

Surnames: Beaver Brandom Durst Fleming Greenheck Hollister Hutter Johnson Kauffman Keller Kilhoffer Ludas Millard Schaeffner Schardon Wendel

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 19 Dec. 1968, Census Records, Plat Map, Unknown newspapers

Hutter, Leo A. (22 Dec 1892 - 13 Dec 1968)

Leo A. Hutter, 75, of Quincy, Ill. former manager of Hygrade Food Products Corp., died Friday, December 13 at a hospital where he has been a patient since October 14. He had been in poor health for the past two years.

Mr. Hutter was born in Plain, Ws. on Dec. 22, 1892. He lived in Loyal from 1924 to 1932 where he owned and operated a cheese factory.

Survivors include his widow; a daughter, two sons; a brother, two sisters. seven grandchildren and o great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Services were held on Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with burial in Quincy Memorial Park.


Source: Unknown Paper




*Cheese was made in the Leo Hutter factory.  Marynel Corton former Neillsville resident


Bio: Hutter, Leo A. (1892 - 1968)


Leo A. Hutter owned a cheese Factory located in Pelsdorf, Loyal Twp., Wisconsin during the Great Depression.  His closest neighbors were 59 yr. old, German born, Mrs. Anna Millard and her children, 26 yr. old Oscar R. Neeb and 17 yr. old Helen C. Millard in section 26.  The Nick J. Beaver family and the Joe & George Wendel families lived just to the south.


Pelsdorf was a farming neighborhood south and a bit east of Loyal, Wisconsin.  The community was centered around a Cheese Factory, St. Balthasar's Catholic Church built in 1893 (now called St. Anthony’s) and the "Mack" one room School (Sec. 22) where Gwen (Fensome) Piggott taught for a number of years.  Irma (Schaeffner) Hollister grew up nearby and says, "The community was really not even a wide spot in the road.  It was an undefined area known by the name Pelsdorf ."  Her son, Carl, suggests the vicinity may have reminded some of the earliest settlers of another Pelsdorf in their old country and it called that in its memory.  It was never officially incorporated by that name and today the only trace of the community is Pelsdorf Ave. which would have been the main road running through it. 



The Pelsdorf Cheese Factory was later known as Schlinsog’s and subsequently, "Catlin Corner’s Cheese Factory."


1920 Federal Census


Mary Zastrow Female 48 Divorced White Head 1872 Wisconsin Germany Germany
Earl Zastrow Male 17 Single White Son 1903 Minnesota Wisconsin Wisconsin Cheesemaker
Wava Zastrow Female 16 Single White Daughter 1904 Minnesota Wisconsin Wisconsin
Lewie Zastrow Male 14 Single White Son 1906 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Ralph Zastrow Male 12 Single White Son 1908 Wisconsin Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census April 25--Loyal, Clark, Wisconsin, District 4, Sheet 8B, Numerator: Mrs. Irma C. Kauffman


Anna Millard Family - Household 163


Mrs. Anna Millard Mrs Female 59 Married White Head 1871 Germany 1883 Germany Germany
Oscar R Neeb Male 26 Single White Son 1904 Minnesota Wisconsin Germany
Helen C Millard Female 17 Single White Daughter 1913 Minnesota Pennsylvania Germany

Nick J. Beaver Family - Household 161


Nick J Beaver Male 42 Married White Head 1888 Wisconsin Germany Germany
Helen C Beaver Female 40 Married White Wife 1890 Wisconsin Wisconsin United States
Florence E Beaver Female 17 Single White Daughter 1913 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Harold J Beaver Male 15 Single White Son 1915 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Howard J Beaver Male 15 Single White Son 1915 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Gertrude I Beaver Female 12 Single White Daughter 1918 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Margaret K Beaver Female 9 Single White Daughter 1921 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
James N Beaver Male 7 Single White Son 1923 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Dolores E Beaver Female 5 Single White Daughter 1925 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Robert C Beaver Male 4 Single White Son 1926 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin


Leo Hutter Family - Household 162

Leo A Hutter Male 37 Married White Head 1893 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Eva Hutter Female 30 Married White Wife 1900 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Wallace L Hutter Male 11 Single White Son 1919 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin (see obit)
Euguene K Hutter Male 4 Single White Son 1926 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Gerald Lewis Male 19 Single White Lodger 1911 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Antony E Hubbing Male 23 Single White Lodger 1907 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin


Joe A. Wendel Family - Household 164

Joe A Wendel Male 46 Married White Head 1884 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Gertrude A Wendel Female 35 Married White Wife 1895 Wisconsin Germany Germany
Agnes K Wendel Female 14 Single White Daughter 1916 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin


Frank Wendel Family - Household 165

Frank A Wendel Male 32 Single White Head 1898 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
Cathrine Wendel Female 72 Married White Mother 1858 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin


Obit: Hutter, Wallace "Wally" L. (1918 - 1978)



Obit: Hutter, Eugene Kenneth Jr. (28 May 1948 - 10 Oct 1977)




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