OBITUARY: Cedarburg News October 1, 1930, Jos. Herz/Hertz was born in Germany. He arrived in Milwaukee as a young man. In 1899 he married Flora Dreier of Cedarburg (marriage not recorded in the Trinity Lutheran Church). In 1905, he moved to Cedarburg and conducted the City Bakery for two years.
He sold this business and purchased the Wisconsin House in 1907. He was engaged in the hotel business in Cedarburg until 1914 when he left for Milwaukee to once again engage in the bakery business. Two years ago he left the bakery business to his son Albert and retired. The shop is on 26th and Keefe Ave. He was a member of the Cedarburg Benevolent Society and the Cedarburg Chapter #15 of G.U.G.G. serving as Secretary. He leaves his wife, Flora, 4 children: Martha Kiefer, Albert Herz, Edna Lutz, Florence Herz. Six grandchildren. Funeral Monday at Milwaukee. The pallbearers will be Hoffmann, Beckmann, Luedtke and more.