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Need information on Fred "Fritz" and Olga Schmidt

Need information on Fred "Fritz" and Olga Schmidt

Posted: 18 May 2012 4:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
In the 1930s and '40s this couple, perhaps along with their daughter Erma, owned a small resort and tavern on the shores of Lake Como. Would anyone happen to know the name of this resort or tavern? I sent an email to the Walworth C. Historical Society but haven't received a reply. I haven't been able to trace this family since the 1930 census when they were living in Chicago.

Thanks!

Re: Need information on Fred "Fritz" and Olga Schmidt

Posted: 2 Oct 2012 9:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Mars Restaurant & Resort (was known as Mars Bar and Resort)
W4098 S. Shore Dr.
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
(262) 245-5689

Located on Lake Como. History of this place goes back to ABOUT the 1920s. The inside picture is taken at the piano bar. The two people pictured are Olga b/w photo and Irma color photo. The picture with the two houses in it was their house in Chicago. The one on the left is their's. It is most likely that the bar and resort were sold before Irma's birth. The ownership had changed many times by the early 1990s.

Fred "Fritz" Schmidt
Birth abt 1886 in Bayern, Germany

Olga Pudell or maybe Wudell
Birth 12 January 1887 in Belchatów, Lodzkie, Poland
Death 20 January 1962 in Sacramento, Sacramento, California

Irma O. Schmidt
Birth 3 March 1912 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Marriage 30 Mar 1931 Age: 19 Cook County, IL
To Mathew B. Glowienke
Death 14 July 1984 in Napa County, California
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