Daniel Frederick Nauth

b. 30 March 1879, d. 11 November 1969

Daniel Frederick Nauth, 1879-1969 [photo from www.2manitowoc.com, by Shari Milks]
  • Father: George Nauth b. circa 4 November 1849, d. 19 September 1924
  • Mother: Phoebe Lite b. 25 April 1856, d. 23 January 1892
  • Daniel Frederick Nauth was born on 30 March 1879 in Rhine, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
  • George Nauth and Phoebe Lite appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Rhine, Wisconsin, Living next to Philippine's parents, and not far from the households of Anton Diefenthaler and William Gerlach.. Other members of the household included Daniel Frederick Nauth, Emma Nauth.
  • George Nauth and Katherine Adam appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Rhine, Wisconsin, living near George's brother Michael.. Other members of the household included Daniel Frederick Nauth, Peter Nauth, George G. Nauth, Louis Michael Nauth and Frieda K. Nauth.
  • He married Lola May Harvey, daughter of Rufus A. Harvey and Minnie Vauhn, on 23 September 1907 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, or the 24th.
  • Daniel Frederick Nauth became a widower at the 3 October 1955 death of his wife Lola May Harvey.
  • Daniel Frederick Nauth died on 11 November 1969 at age 90 in Whitelaw, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, at Maple Crest Sanatorium and Hospital.
  • He was interred at Kiel Cemetery, Kiel, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
  • The following appeared on circa 15 November 1969 in a local newspaper: (Kiel) Funeral services will be held Thursday for Dr. Daniel F. Nauth, a physician and surgeon here the past 62 years. He was 90. /P/ Dr. Nauth, who resided at 501 River Terrace, died Tuesday afternoon at Maple Crest Sanatorium and Hospital, Whitelaw. /P/ He practiced medicine in Kiel from 1907 until his hospitization 11 days ago. /P/ Services will be held at 3 p.m. at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home, with the Rev. John F. Baumann, pastor of St. Peter United Church of Christ, officating. /P/ Masonic rites will be conducted at the grave in the Kiel Cemetery. /P/ Dr. Nauth was born on March 30, 1879 on a farm about one mile north of Rhine Center, a son of the late George and Phoebe Lite Nauth. He taught school in the Town of Rhine following his graduation from the Plymouth High School to earn money for his medical education. /P/ He enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. in 1899, received his doctor's degree in 1906 and served as an assistant at the Rockford, Ill. City Hospital for a year before starting his practice at Kiel. /P/ Dr. Nauth founded Citizens State Bank of Kiel in 1914, serving as its president until a year ago when he became chairman of the board. He also was a director and vice president of the A.A. Laun Furniture Co. He was a member of the Sheboygan County Medical Society and the Medical Society of Wisconsin. /P/ He also was a member of F & AM Lodge 336, Kiel; a 32nd Degree Mason; the Tripoli Shrine, Milwaukee, and the Scottish Rite. He was a member of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, and a charter member of the Kiel Chamber of Commerce. /P/ The chamber honored Dr. Nauth at a testimonial dinner in 1958 for his service to the community, and the Kiel Kiwanis Club selected him "Man of the Year" in 1964. /P/ Dr. Nauth married the former Lola May Harvey at Rockford, Ill., on Sept. 23, 1907. She died Oct. 3, 1955. /P/ Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Lois) Weidenfeller of Milwaukee; two grandchildren, and two brothers, George of Kiel and Louis of Peoria, Ill. /P/ Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today. A memorial has been established in Dr. Nauth's name at Sheboygan Memorial
    Hospital, Sheboygan.
  • Daniel Frederick Nauth, M. D., physician and surgeon and a man prominent in his profession, occupies a high place in the confidence of the people of Kiel and its outlying territory. Dr. Nauth was born March 30, 1879, being a son of George and Phoebe (Lite) Nauth, farming people. After having gone through the country schools of his district, and the Plymouth high school, he taught school himself in the county for four years. He then entered the medical department of the Northwestern University, from which he was graduated in 1906, following which he spent two years in Chicago and Rockford City hospitals, as home physician and surgeon, thus gaining a very valuable experience. In 1908, Dr. Nauth came to Kiel and entered into general practice, specializing in surgical work. Because of his training, he has a large consultation practice, others of his profession calling upon him for advice and assistance in their more critical cases. He is a member of the Sheboygan Medical Society, the Wisconsin State Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the North American Surgical Society. Fraternally, he belongs to the Masons, Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America. He holds a membership in the Equitable Fraternal Union, and his religious affiliations are with the German Reformed church. On September 24, 1907, he was married to Lola Harvey, of Rockford, Illinois, daughter of Rufus A. and Minnie (Vaughn) Harvey. Mr. Harvey is a merchant of Rockford. For three years Dr. Nauth served the city Kiel as health officer and rendered it valuable service in preserving the people's health, and improving the sanitation. A reliable, skilled physician and surgeon, Dr. Nauth keeps thoroughly abreast of modern advancement and discoveries and his practice shows material evidences of
    his popularity. [Biographical sketch from History of Manitowoc County Wisconisn]
  • Last Edited: 14 Mar 2010

Family: Lola May Harvey b. 4 May 1883, d. 3 October 1955