Clark County, Wisconsin Cheese Factories
 
 

1870 Cream Separator

 

Clark Co., Wisconsin       

Cheese Factories & Dairies      

Compiled by the Clark County, Wisconsin History Buffs               

 

[More About Clark Co. Cheese

[1900 Cheesemakers Clark Co., Wis]  [1930 Cheesemaker Clark Co., Wis.]      

 

 

Business Name

Product & Notes

Owners/Managers

Location

Time of Operation

Abbotsford Creamery/Olson Cheese

 

Purchased by Harry Olson in 1919, previous owner unkown

N. First St., Abbotsford

1919-1946

1930

Acme Creamery Co.

 

Orlo Robinson

Weston, Rt. 3, Neillsville

1909

Albert Dairy Co.

Creamery

Albert Albert, Ferdinand Albert

Thorp

1895-1909, 1900

American Store Dairy

Employees

Morris Blodgett

8th & Hewett in Neillsville, WI

1940

Andrus Creamery

 

H. B. J. Andrus

Neillsville

1900

Armstrong Creamery

 

Allen S. Armstrong

Greenwood

1885

Atwood/aka South Green Grove Co-operative

 

Arnold Krueger was a cheesemaker there from 1942 to 1943

Leo E. Kraut, Joseph Schuh

(Sec. 27) Rt. 1 Owen, 1/2 mile W. of Atwood on Co. N

1916

Austin Creamery and Cheese Factory

First Clark Co., WI Dairy Factory. First Cream Separator.

George A. Austin

along the Ridge, one mile east of Neillsville

1870, 1898

Bachman's East Worden Cheese Factory

 

Rudolph Bachman, sold to the Blue Moon.

6 miles south of Thorp

 

Banner

 

H. E. Wordell

Granton

1916

Banner

 

Charles A. Bulgrin, Emil Freidenfels

Rt. 2, Owen

1930

Banner Comb.

American

Harry Eide

1. Granton, Rt. 2, Sec. 34, Fremont

1909, 1910

Barchardt Cheese Factory

 

A. F. Barchardt

Spencer

1900

Bartell

American

Fred Bartell

Rt. 4, Neillsville

1909

Beatrice Cheese INC.

   

Marshfield & Dorchester, WI

1988, 1991, 1994

Beaver Cheese Factory

 

Jessie J. Spieles

5 mi. northeast of Loyal, WI

 

Beaver Cheese Factory


American

Owner--Wm. Welsh of Loyal, John Joss-Cheesemaker, Christ Joss, Jesse J. Spieles

Beaver Township,

Rt. 1, Loyal

1900, 1909, 1916

1930

Big Four

 

Charles Duvall

Beaver Township

 

Big Four

 

Richard M. Schmitz, Alvin O. Thieme

Rt. 1, Unity

1916, 1930

Big Four, Comb.

American

W. J. Camers & Pipkorn

Rt. 1, Unity

1909 1910

Black River Cheese Factory

 

Buss & Buss Otto Brown

Rt. 2, Withee

1916, 1930, Still standing in 2011.

Blodgett Cheese Factory

Note: #1, #2

   

1917

Blue Moon Cheese Factory

Recipes (lg. download)

Note: #1; #2; #3; #4, #5, #6

Founder-Jason F. Whitney

   

Blumenstein & Bornheimer

 

J. F. Tessmer

Colby Twp.

 

Boardman

#1

Boardman Bros.

Rt. 2, Stanley / Eidsvold

 

Braun Settlement Cheese Factory

Note: #1, #2 (Photos)

Theodore Braun, A. Liebzeit

Greenwood, Sec. 6, Warner Twp.

1930

Breezy Hill / White Way

 

Ed leangemak, 1. O. W. Freimund, 2. Leonard Soeller, Alex Soeller

Sec. 13, Rt. 3, Thorp-4 mi. S., 1 mi W

1910, 1916, 1930

Breseman Cheese Factory/York Dairy

Packaged Rindless Cheddar

1. A. P. Breseman; 2. John Mullins

Pelsdorf Rd.

 

Bright Creamery

 

H. A. Bright

(Sec. 8) Bright, Green Grove

1909

Bright's Creamery

 

Bright's Estate, John Von Allman

Rt. 1 Owen

 

Brighton Cheese Factory

   

Unity

bef. 1898, 1900

Bruckeville

Note: #1

Cheesemaker: John Verhulst

5 miles E. of Dorchester, in Marathon Co., Wis.

1900

Burtard Cheese Factory

Note: #1

 

Curtiss

1918-1919

Buss Cheese Factory (Clark Co-op?)

Note: #1

Bill, Rienhold & Theodore Buss

Clark, Hixon Twp., opposite Black River

1924-1934, still standing in 2011.

Butterville / Butlerville? Cheese

 

Alfred Noah

Greenwood

 

Butterville / Butlerville? Cheese

 

Pirl Burrington

Butler Twp., Sec. 15, Rt. 3, Thorp

closed in late 1930s.

Bymer Dairy

       

Cannonville

 

Christian Feutz, Wernie Jenni

Rt. 4, Granton

1916, 1930

Carnation Milk Condensary

   

Owen

 

Casper Cheese

 

Val Casper

Sullivan

1900

Catlin Corners Cheese Factory & Skimming Station

Cheddar & Colby, Note: #1

Jenks Dairy Co., Gordon A. Randt, operator, R. B. Giese

Hwy. 98, east of Loyal, WI

1916, 1930

Central Clark   R.W. Moldenhauer Marathon, Rt. 1 1930

Chili

 

C. A. Voigt

Chili

1916

Christie Creamery Co.

 

W. K. Armitage, Prest.

Christie

bef. 1898, 1900

Clark County Butter Co./Globe Cry.

 

1. Clark Co. Butter Co., Mike Frock, Mgr. 2. P. W. Hales

Globe, Rt. 3, Neillsville

1900, 1909

Clark County Central Cheese Factory

Note: #1

Adolph Voight; Arnold Beyer, Arnold Hoppa; David Hoppa

Weston Twp., N5903 Co. Hwy G, N.W., Rt. 5, Neillsville

1916, 1930

Chili Cheese Factory

American

O. F. Sampe

Chili

 

Chili Milk Pool Co-op

Cheddar

Howard G. Geldernick, mgr.

 

 1967, 1973

Chili Riverside Co-operative Cheese

   

Chili

 

Clark Cavita Butter Co.

 

W. C. Thorns, Prest.

Neillsville

1900

Clark County Butter Company

 

Mike Prock

West Weston, Rt. 3, Neillsville

bef. 1898

Clark County Central

 

H. W. Decker

Sec. 29, Warner Twp.

 

Clark County Central

Brick

Clark Co. Central

Greenwood, Rt. 2

1909

Clark County Central

 

Arnold Beyer, Clarence Liebzeit

Greenwood, Rt. 1

 

Clark County Cheese Factory

 

Mike Teclaw-owner & cheesemaker

Sec. 27 Withee Twp., 4 mi. East 1 mi. North of Thorp.

This building later became a tavern.

Clark County (Comb.)

 

Clark Co. Butter Co.

Neillsville

 

Clark County Creamery Co.

   

Globe

 

Clark County Swimming Station

 

Win Dix, owner

Neillsville

1900

Clover Belt Creamery

 

Thomas McAdams

Owen

 

Clover Belt

American

1. W. H. Sommer, 2. Fred Greve

Rt. 3, Thorp

1909, 1910

No. 1

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp

1910

No. 2

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp, Rt. 1

1910

No. 3

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp, Rt. 4

1910

No. 4

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp, Rt. 4

1910

Clover Belt

 

O. W. Freimund, Fred Greve

Rt. 3, Thorp

1916, 1930

Clover Belt Cheese

 

Math Meyer

Spencer

 

Clover Belt Creamery

 

A. H. Koch

Owen

1910

Clover Dale

American

E. C. Meyers, William Kage

Rt. 1, Unity

1909, 1910, 1930

Cloverdale Cheese Factory

Cheddar

Walter Rindfleisch & Wife

Colby

1940-1960

Cloverdale Cheese Factory

 

Mathias Holzmann

Rt. 1, Unity

1916

Clover Hill Co-op Cheese Factory

 

Edward Mildebrand

Hwy E out of Curtiss, Rt. 1 Near A & E, a mile north of A on E.

1919-1930, 1935+, 1967

Clover Leaf Factory

 

Frank Pritzel

Sec. 9, Worden Township

1900

Clover Leaf Factory

Cheddar, American

Math Meyer, Walter Murphy

Rt. 2, Stanley

1909, 1916

Clover Leaf Factory

 

Norman Western

3 mi. W. & 2 mi. S. of Greenwood at NE corner of Chickadee Rd. & junction of Co. O. and Co. G. purchased by Jake & Ruth Barr and became Barr's Tavern.  Chickadee is E. of the junction.

1956

Cloverleaf Dairy

 

Harry Schlinsog

Sec. 19), 3 mi. W & 2 mi. S. of Greenwood at the NE corner of Chickadee & Cty. Hwy. O

1943

Cloverleaf Cheese

Colby

Martin Family

 

1980's

Cloverview Cheese Factory

   

Unknown

#1

Colby Central

 

Colby, R 2

Mandel & Kateman

1916

Colby Cheese House

Colby Cheese

Diane Feiten

Sec. 26, Colby, WI

1988, 1991

Colby Coop. Cheese Factory

 

 

Rt. 2, Colby

1930

Colby Creamery Co.

   

Collby

bef. 1898

Columbia

 

Gottfried Sollberger

Columbia

1916

Coats Cheese & Creamery

 

E. Coats

Sec. 16, York

 

Conger

Note #1

1. Edwin Conger, 2. Walter Emmerson

Withee Twp.

 

Cooper Cheese Co. Inc.

   

Willard, WI

1967

County Farm Cheese & Butter Co.

 

1. County Farm Cheese, 2.R. A. Zickert, Wenzel Sipple

Rt. 4, Neillsville & Grant Twp.

1909, 1916

Christie

 

J. A. Hauser

Rt. 3, Neillsville

1916

Christie Creamery Co.

 

Ross Paulson, Mgr.

Granton

1900

Crystal

 

Spencer Lbr. & Supply

Spencer

1916

Crystal Comb.

American

Seitz Brothers

Rt. 1, Greenwood

1909

Crystal Creamery

 

Seitz Brothers, Hutter, Leo A.

Sec. 8, York twp., Loyal

Early 1900's, 1930

Curtiss (Comb.)

 

Adolph Luethy

Curtiss

1910, 1916

Curtiss Cheese Factory

 

Curtiss Produce Co.

Curtiss

1909

Curtiss Dairy Co.

Cheddar & Colby

Emil A. Laabs, Harold Laabs

Curtiss, WI

 

Dahl

 

George W. Dahl

Loyal

 

Dairy Belt Cheese Of Spencer

 

Frank Broeren, manager

Branch location in Thorp Produce Co.

Opened 1921

Daisy Cheese Factory

 

George Schils

York, 6 1/2 miles NE of Neillsville

#1

Daisy Dairy

 

John Joss

Loyal

 

Danhertz Creamery

 

Jerry Danhertz

Thorp

1900

Darla Cheese

 

S. R. Darla

Granton

1900

Daugherty Cheese

 

Jerry Daugherty

Thorp

1900

Davis Cheese

 

S. R. Davis

Granton

 

Davis Creamery

 

Solon Davis

Wilcox

bef. 1898

Day

 

Joseph Babler

Zachow

#1, 1897, 1916

Day, Comb. Factory

American

Day Creamry Co.

Adolph F. Voight

Rt. 2, Neillsville

1909, 1910, 1930

Day Cream & Cheese Co.

 

1. Day Creamery Co., 2. James Wallace Short

Sec. 2, Levis

 

Decker Cheese Factory

 

Otto Decker

Hemlock

bef. 1898, 1900

Delamater & Palms

   

Greenwood

bef. 1898, 1900

Dells Dam

American

Dells Dam C. & B. Co.

Rt.2, Neillsville

1909

Dells Dam Butter & Cheese Factory

 

Victor Horton

Sec. 17, Levis Twp.

 

Dethlefsen

2-3 varieties

Christian Dethlefsen

4 mi. so. Curtis, WI

#1, mid 1930s, burned ca. 1938

Dill Creek Cheese Factory

Cheddar, Colby

Peter Lerch, Byron; John Tesmer, Laurence Hoernke,

Colby, Rt. 1, corner of Oak Rd. & Badger Ave.

1909-1930s, 1916

1930

Distelhorst & Co.

 

Dorchester

 

bef. 1898, 1900

Dodge Creamery Co.

 

Dodge Creamery Co.

   

Dodgeville Factory

American

Waterstreet & Smith; W. F. Naulin, Robt. C. Jones, Hutter, Leo A.

Rt. 1, Loyal

1909, 1916, 1930

Dorchester Cheese Co. Inc.

Colby

1. O. G. Peterson; 2. Fred & Jerome Reynolds & Cliff Wetterau 3. H. G. Parge

Dorchester, Mayville Twp.

bef. 1898, 1900

Dorchester Cheese Co.

American

E. J. Mechelke

Rt. 1, Dorchester

1909, 1916

Dorchester Creamery

 

Dorchester Cry. Co.

Dorchester

1909

Dore & Austin's Cheese Factory

   

Grant Township

1881

Durst, Walter

       

Dux Skimming Station

 

Clark Co. Butter Co.

Rt. 2, Neillsville

1909

East Worden Dairy

 

Elmer Broeren

Thorp

1930

Eaton Center

Note: #1

Eaton Center Cheese Co., Herman Kalkofen, Francis Scherer & Herbert Quimbly

Sec. 26, Rt 1, Greenwood

1911-1935, 1916, 1930

Eaton Royal   Ernest Schweizer Rt. 2, Loyal 1930

Eau Clarie Creamery Co.

 

Eau Claire, WI

Greenwood

 

Edgewood

 

David E. Norleen

Rt. 1, Abbotsford

1916

Ehlers Cheese Factory

 

August Ehler

Reseburg (SE of Thorp)

Destroyed by fire Sept., 1948

Eidsvold Cheese Factory

 

Ervin Boardman, Boardman Bros., Walter Braatz, Charles Flunker, George Thill, William Thill

Rt. 2 Stanley

1910, 1916

Elmdale/Rasmussen/Greenwood Valley Cheese factory

Cheddar

Built by Humke & sold to Walter Rasmussen

Sec. 19, 5 1/4 mi. NW of Greenwood

Owned by Adolph & son Walter Rasmussen, Oct 1928, 1930

Emmerson

Note #1

purchased by Walter Emmerson from Ed Conger, 1948

Withee Twp.

 

Enterprise Creamery

American

1. G. A. Hirsch, 2. A. C. F. Witt; 3. O. W. Becker, Louis Rach

Rt. 2, Lynn & Granton

1900, 1909, 1910, 1916, 1930

Enterprise Creamery     Rt. 1, Neillsville 1930

Farmer's Cheese Co.

   

Dorchester

bef. 1898, 1900

Farmer's Cloverleaf Co-op Cheese & Butter Co

Barrel Cheese & Swiss

1. Norman Western; 2. Walter Murphy

1/2 mile south and 3 mi. east of Willard

1930 - mid 1940s-

Farmer's Progressive Creamery Co.

 

John Weutrich

Eaton

1909, 1910

Favorite

Note #1

Hans Nielsen Estate, Casper VanHolzen

Rt. 2, Withee

1916, 1930

Feutz Cannonville Cheese Factory

       

Fischer / Fisher Cheese Factory

Note #1,

American

George Fischer, Jr.

Sec. 36 Beaver Twp. (From Loyal--2 mi. N on K, 2 1/2 miles E on Rock Creek, 1/4 mi. N on Oak Grove); Rt. 2, Spencer

1916, ca 1956

Flaig Cheese

 

Andrew Flaig

Colby

bef. 1898

Flick Cheese Factory

       

Flunker Cheese Factory

Note #1

Charles Flunker

Eidsvold

 

Foelsh Cheese Factory

Note #1

1. Geroge Foelsh, 2. Standard Brands, 3. Pauly & Pauly of Greenbay-subsidiary of Swift & Co.

Sec. 24, Beaver Township, 6 1/2 mi. north of Loyal, Wis., 2 mi. east on Riplinger Rd.

1930

Food Coopertive, Inc.

Note #1

     

Foremost-Blue Moon Cheese, Inc.

Specialty & Natural Cheeses

 

Thorp

1967, 1973, 1976, 1979

Four Corners Cheese Factory

Cheddar

1. Reuben Knorr; 2. Hilarion Riedel, Nels Fredrickson

Rt. 2, Curtiss

1930

Frane Cheese

 

Joseph Frane

Unity

bef. 1898, 1900

Frederickson Cheese Factory

 

Nels Frederickson

   

Gadhorn Creamery

   

Greenwood

 

Gerlach

American

W. J. Gerlach

Granton, Rt. 1

1909

Gerlach/Young/Kobs Cheese Factory

 

1. Wm. Gerlach, 2. John Young, 3. Hugo Kobs

   

Gempeler / Mech Factory

Note #1

1. Food Cooperative, 2. Vernon Mech

 

1948 sold to Vernon Mech

Gibson Cheese

 

R. D. Gibson, S. D. Gibson

Wilcox

1900

Girel Cheese

 

Louis Girel

Colby

1900

Globe

 

Globe Cheese Co., Clark Co. Butter Co.

Rt. 5, Greenwood

1910, 1916

Gorman Co-operative Dairy

 

Area Farmers, cheesemaker, George Raven.

Sec. 28, Gorman Rd, just south of the intersection of Twenty-six Rd,, Willard, Hendren Township

1917-1957, 1930

Granton Cream and Cheese Factory

 

C. A. Guth/Cuth

Granton

1909

Granton, Comb.

 

Oscar A. Petersen

Granton

1910, 1916

Granton Creamery Co.

 

Ross Paulson, Mgr.

Granton

1900

Grasshorn-Falk Creamery

   

Greenwood, Eaton Township

 

Grassland Dairy Products, Inc.

Wi. Cheese & Dairy Products; #1

 

Greenwood

1967, 1973, 1991, 1994, 2003

Green Grove

American

Gustav C. Sampe, Christ Dethlefsen

Sec. 34, Colby, R. D. 2

1909, 1916, 1930

Greenwood Cheese Factory

 

Dr. Fuchs,

Theodore W. Mech

Greenwood

1930

Greenwood (Comb.)

 

John Wuetrich

Greenwood

 

Greenwood Creamery

 

Eau Claire Creamery, Co.

Greenwood

1909, 1910, 1916

Greenwood Dairy

 

1. D. M. Watson 2. Theodore W. Mech

Greenwood

 

Greenwood Milk Products Co-op

Cheddar

Neighboring Farmers

 

1967, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1988

Greenwood & Zetsche

   

Greenwood

1900

Grell B. & E. Co.

 

H. J. Grell B. & E. Co., Johnson Creek

Neillsville

1909

Gruenke's Dairy

       

Gubeli's White Birch Cheese Factory

 

Joe Gubeli; Bio

   

Gust Sampe

 

Gust Sampe

Colby Twp.

 

H. J. Grell Butter and Egg Co.

 

H. J. Grell

Neillsville

 

Haack Cheese Factory

 

1. 1912

   

Harris Chesse Co. Inc.

Colby Cheese

 

Unity RFD 1

1973

Hediger Cheese Factory

Spray-drying of whole milk, first to install the Lo-temp processing for milk powder

Herman Hediger (history)

Christie

 

Hemlock Cheese Factory

Note #1

1. built by Humke Bros., 2.Erwin C. Koepsel-Manitowoc, Rt 2,, 3. Dearth 4. Richard Ashbeck

Rt.4, Greenwood

1916, 1930

Hewett

 

Fred Theiler

Humbird

1916

Hiller's Clover Belt Cheese Factory

 

Otto Hiller

2 mi. so. of Thorp

 

Hillside

 

Anton Nachtwey

Rt. 2, Dorchester

1916, 1930

Hillside Co-Op Cheese Factory

Cheddar

1. Theodore Schultz; 2. Leo Biel

Sec. 21, Stanley, Rt.2

1910, 1916, 1930

Hirsch, L. A.

   

Lynn

Bef. 1891

Hoard's Center Farmers Coop. Cheese Factory Assn.

 

 

Rt. 2, Owen

1930

Hoard Cheese Factory (likely the same as the one above)

#1

1. Marquardt, Laabs & Laabs 2. J. P. Burtard; 2. H. W. Marquardt

Sec. 11, Hoard Twp., R. D. 1, Curtiss

1909, 1916, 1930 -Closed in 1951

Hoffman Dairy

Milk, Ice Cream

Ray Gangler, Harley Hoffman

Thorp

1940, 1967, 1973, 1976

Holtzhausen Cheese Factory

 

Herman Holzausen

Reseburg

bef. 1898, 1900

Holt's Heintown Cheese Factory; (previously Magadenz Cheese)

 

1. Magadenz 2. Alfred Holt; 3. Herbert Uttech

Section 5, York Twp.

 

Hoppa's Butter Factory

     

1905

House, W. A.

#1

     

Huber Cheese Factory

 

Edward Huber

Unity, 2 mi. from Spencer

 

Huckstead Cheese Factory

       

Humbird Cheese Factory

American

Humbird Cheese Co.

Humbird

1909, 1916, 1930

Humbird Creamery Co.

 

1. Humbird Co-op. Cry. Co., 2. Fred Theiler

Humbird, WI

1909, 1910

Huntzicker Cheese Factory

     

1878

Hutter, Leo A.

 

Pelsdorf, Loyal, Wis.

 

1924 to 1932

Hyslop, W. G.

   

Neillsville

bef. 1898

Irving Creamery

 

agent: W. F. Irving

Longwood

bef. 1898

J. F. Steinwand

 

J. F. Steinwand

Colby Twp.

 

Jacob's Dairy, Ad

   

Rt. 3, Neillsville

Mar., 1949-?

Jacobi Cheese

 

Henry Jacobi

Abbotsford

bef. 1898, 1900

Jenks Dairy Co. & Skimming Station

 

A. H. Jenks, Loyal, Manager

Sherman Twp., Rt. 1, Spencer

1909

Johnson, Ludwig's Store; Bymer Schroder Dairy; Eide Cheese Factory

Note #1

1. Eide, 2. Bymer Schroder, 3. Johnson, 4. Heinrich.

Fremont Township

bef. 1923 - 1947

Junction Cheese Factory

 

Ernst Looser, Lawrence B. Peterson

5 mi. northeast of Thorp, Rt. 4, Stanley

1930

Kasper Cheese Factory

Cheddar & Colby

Kasper Family

   

Keehl Cheese

 

Jacob Keehl

Abbotsford

bef. 1898

Ken & David Bletsoe

Qaulity Cheese

Ken & David Bletsoe

Granton & Christie

1973, 1976

Kenneberg Cheese Factory

   

Four miles east of Loyal, on Hwy. 98

 

Kielsmeier

 

Kielsmeier Co., Manitowoc

Rt. 1, Loyal

 

Krugeger Cheese Factory Scorched

   

Humbird

 

Kubat Creamery

 

John Kubat

Wilcox

bef. 1898

Kurth Corners Cheese Factory

 

Walt Reber

   

Laabs Bros. Factories

 

Note

Owen

1930

Laabs Cheese Factory-Abbotsford

 

Laabs Bros.

 

1930

Laabs Cheese Factory-Dorchester

 

E.A. Laabs

Dorchester, Rt. 1

1930

Laabs Cheese West Beaver Factory

 

William F. Laabs

Rt. 3, Greenwood

1930

Laabs Cheese Co. Coop

1. note

Later joined with the Medford Coop and closed.

1/2 m. east of Atwood, corner of Co. Hwy N and North Sparrow Ave.

1930

Laabs Cheese Factory-Curtiss

 

H. Laabs

Curtiss

1900, 1930

Laabs, Herman

 

Herman Laabs

Green Grove

bef. 1898, 1900

Laabs Cheese Factory-Willard

 

Cheesemakers: 1. Leonard Raven 2. Jacob Tjepkema

Cty. G in Willard on the east end of "town."

 

Lakeshire Cheese

 

Forman & Head Cheesemaker: Walt Newman; 1

E. Mills St., Loyal, Wisconsin

1930, closed in 1938

Lambord (Comb.)

 

Lambord Dairy Co.

Thorp

 

Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Cheese Production Facility

2003 Jack Strenger

423 S. Main, Greenwood, WI

1991, 1994, 2003

LaTart

 

1. Brown 2. Emil Luther, Jr.

Sec. 7, Beaver Twp

Opened 1902

Levis

American

Levis C. & B. Company

Neillsville

1909, 1910

Levis/Brown/Trichel Cheese

   

Sec. 2, Levis Twp.

*See Day Creamry

Levis Cheese Factory

 

William H. Rath; Charles Neubecker

Sec. 14, Levis Twp.

 

Liebzeit's Clark Co. Central

40# blocks of cheddar

1. Arnold Beyer 2. R. W. Moldenhauer 3. Clarence "Scoop" Liebzeit

3 mi. NW of Greenwood, in Warner Twp.

ca 1900-1981

Lombard Dairy Co.

 

Broeren & Decker

Area Farmers. Cheesemakers:

1. James N. Biser

2. Leander Fohl

5 mi. northeast of Thorp in sec. 21 of Withee twp.  Rt. 2 Thorp, Wis.

1930

Lombard Dairy, #2, later known as Drangle's Cheese Factory and owned by Leon Drangle who sold out to Floyd House of LaCrosse, Wis.

Cheddar

Installed a new sewage disposal system in 1957

Area Farmers, cheesemakers:

1. Leon Drangle

2. Frank Broeren

3. Ed Decker

last owned by Bill Wolowik

3 mi. E of Thorp Twp., sec. 34 Withee twp., R.R. 1 Thorp

1916, 1930

Lone Oak Cheese Factory

Cheddar

1. Louis H. Horn, 2. Walter Emerson 3. Fremont Wonn, Otto C. Hiller

Sec. 36, Rt. 1, Withee

1916, 1930

Lone Pine Cheese Factory, formerly Clay Walter's Corner Cheese Factory

Cheddar

1. Joseph Schmidfranz

2. Clay Walters

3. Frank Meske

E. of Thorp in sec. 15 Reesburg twp., Co. Rd. N. R. Thorp

Opened 8 May, 1905 and closed soon after Frank Meske's purchase. 1930

Longwood Cheese Factory

Cheddar

R. J. Cooper of Marshfield, managed by Lewis Gehrke

Sec. 22, Longwood Twp.

1967

Longwood (Comb.)

 

H. J. Mathias

Withee

1916

Longwood Co-operative Creamery

   

Longwood

bef. 1898, 1900

Longwood Dairy Co.

American

Ed Swenson, Mrs. W.A. Zelm

Longwood Twp., Rt. 1, Withee,

1909, 1910, 1930

Loyal Jenks (comb.)

 

Loyal, Arthur Jenks Dairy Co., Jenks Bros.

Loyal

1900, 1909, 1910, 1916

Loyal Separator Creamery Ass'n.

   

Loyal

bef. 1898

Luethy, A. D.

#1

     

Luther's Cheese

#1

Bukosy?

Beaver, E. of  LaTart School

1920

Lynn Cheese Factory (Dairy)  (website)

#1, #2 (historic Photos)

Family owned since 1949 (2003 Plat Book  Rach

Just outside Neillsville (Granton)

1967, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1988, 2003

Lynn Dairy

Cheddar

1. Harry Schlinsog 2. William & Ruth Schwantes Sr.

 

1948-49

Magadenz Cheese Factory, (Later Holt's)

 

Magadenz, Albert Holt, Herbert Uttech

Section 5, York Twp.

 

Mandel Cheese Factory

#1

American

David Mandel, Mrs. (Barbara) Mandel who ran it aft. her husband died.

Beaver Twp.or Rt. 1 Owen

1909

Mandel

 

David Mandel

Unity, Rt. 1

1910, 1916

Mandel

Colby Cheese; #1

Albert H. & Lena Mandel

Sec. 35, 2 mi. north of Loyal, then 1 1/2 mi. east

1926-1947

Mandel's Cheese Factory

Colby & American

Ernst Mandel

Rt. 2, Colby

1908-?

Mandel & Kademann

 

Mandel & Kademann

Rt. 2, Colby

 

Maple Grove Cheese Factory

 

R. H. Sleyster

Sec. 14, Sherman

 

Maple Grove Factory

American

Richard B. Meyers

Sec. 14, Rt. 1, Unity

1909, 1910

Maple Grove Factory

 

William A. Rusch

Spencer

1916

Maple Grove Factory

 

Henry House

Curtiss

 

Maple Grove Factory

 

William A. Wichman

Rt. 2, Unity

1916

Marathon-Clark Co-op

Cheddar

Over 200 Area Farmers, managed by Ervin Schilling

No. Main St., Abbotsford

 

Marsh Creamery

 

J. C. Marsh

Loyal & Spokeville

bef. 1898

Marten / Martin Cheese Factory

American

Emil W. Marten, Edward Huber

Rt. 1, Spencer

1909, 1916, 1930

Martin Cheese Factory #1

Colby

H. W. Martin

Sec. 25, Unity Township

1910

Mathias Cheese Factory #2

#1

H. W. Martin

 

1910

Mandel Cheese

 

Ernest Mandel, Albert H. Mandel

Colby, Rt. 2

1916, 1930

Mandel Factory   Mr. David (Barbara) Mandel Rt. 1, Owen 1930

Mauel's Ice Cream

Ice Cream

, Henry Mauel, Jr

Owen

1930, 1967, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1988

Maple Grove

 

Clement Heinzel

Curtiss, Rt. 1

1916

Maple Grove

 

W.J. Dehn

Unity, Rt. 2

1930

Mayville Cheese Factory

American

Anton Natchwey; Erick G. Beisner, owner;  his brother Herman Beisner, Cheesemaker.

Mayville Twp.,Dorchester, Rt. 1

1909, 1910, 1916

Mayville Cheese Factory

 

Erick G. Beisner, owner

Rt. 2, Dorchester

1930

McPherson Cheese

 

Wm. B. McPherson

Spencer

1900

Meadow Farms

Ice Cream

A. H. Pfalzgraf

Spencer

 

Mech Cheese Factory

Note #1

1. Gempeler, 2. Vernon Mech (1948)

East of Eaton Center

 

Meyer

 

W. F. Meyer

Greenwood

bef. 1898

Meyers Cheese Factory

 

E. C. Meyers

Sec. 5, Unity

 

Midway

 

Domer, Theodore H.

Ray Pat's Midway Bar, later known as Fuzzy's Bar, was formerly a cheese factory.

3 1/2 miles so. of Colby, east side of road. Janet Rogalski, informant

1930

Midway Cheese

#1

W. E. Petersen

Curtiss

1916

Milk Condensery of American Dairy Stores

 

Morris Blodgett, Mgr.

Neillsville

 

Miller Cheese

 

Theo. Miller

Braun Settlement-Greenwood, Rt. 2

1916

Miller Cheese Factory/Seeman Cheese Factory

 

Alfred Mandel

Co. Trunk K, North of Loyal

 

Mullins Cheese Inc.

Variety of Cheese

 

Riplinger, WI & Knowlton

1979, 1988, 1991, 1994

Nachtwey Cheese Factory

 

M. A. Nacthwey

Dorchester

1900

Neillsville (comb.)

 

Neillsville Dairy Co., M. L. Treichel

Neillsville

bef. 1910, 1916

Neillsville Creamery Co.

   

Neillsville

 

Neillsville Dairy

Ice Cream & Dairy Bar

1. H. H. Quicker, owner; 2. Dan Patey, owner.

   

Neillsville Milk Products Co-op

Dried Milk & Pine Valley Sweet Cream Butter

500 Area Farmers; B. H. Crissinger, Mgr.

   
Nelson Coop. Cheese Co.,    

Rt. 3, Greenwood

1930

Noah

 

Alfred Noah

Greenwood

1916

North Hendren Co-operative Dairy

Bleu Cheese

Harold Rhyner

Spencer Rd between Fisher and Tower Ave. (SE corner of the SW quarter of the SE quarter of Section 3).

Since 1923 - 2003 (plat book)

North Star Cheese Factory

Sm. Packaged & Paraffined Varieties

1. Vern T. Mech; 2. Walter Reber (also had the nearby Pleasant Ridge Factory)

3 mi. west of Granton

 

North Star Cheese

 

Emil D. Prange

R.F.D. Granton

1916

North Star Cheese

Brick

North Star Cheese Co., M. Fitzgerald, Jacob Hensler

Greenwood, Rt. 1

1909, 1916, 1930

North Star Factory

 

Michael Fitzgerald of Watertown, WI

Loyal Township

 
North Star   F. G. Speich Pittsville 1930

North Warner

 

North Warner Co-operative

Rt. 4, Greenwood, Warner Twp.

 

Oak Grove Cheese

 

Fred W. Buss

Rt. 2, Curtiss

1916

Oak Grove Factory

 

Oak Grove Co-operative Cheese Co.; Christian & Esther Klay, H. A. Marten

5 mi. Southwest of Withee, Rt. 1

1910, 1916, 1930, 1931

Oakland Cheese Factory

2# & 5# loaves of Colby & Cheddar

Note: #1

Gordon H. Munson--Cheesemaker

Sec. 12, 2 mi. So. of Curtiss, on Co. E, then 1 mi. W. on the SW corner, Rt. 2, Curtiss

Before Laurence Krueger purchased it, it was a Farmer's Co-op.

Oatman Condensery

Condensed Milk

 

Neillsville

est. 1916

Olson Cheese Factory

 

C. N. Olson

   

Ostenson Cheese Factory

#1

Melvin Ostenson

Curtiss

1916

Otter Creek Cheese Factory

 

Alfred Laabs

2.5 mi. northeast of Stanley, WI

1930

Owen Cheese Factory

#1 Ice cream & Cheese

Melvin E. Ostenson, Henry B. Mauel

Intersection of Co. Trunk D. and Fifth St., Owen

1930

Owen Dairy Co.

Cheddar & Italian Cheeses

H. F. Gripentrog, Jr.

   

Peltzdorf/ Pellzdorf Creamery & Skimming Station

Note: #1

Seitz Bros.

Loyal; Rt. 1 Greenwood

1909

Pelsdorf

 

Wm. F. Lucht

Loyal, Rt. 2

1916

Pine Grove

 

Clarence Wichmann

Sec. 18, Rt. 1, Loyal

 

Pine Grove Cheese Factory

Note #1

George Foelsch

6 1/2 miles N. of Loyal, then 2 mi. E. on Ripplinger Rd., Beaver Township

1950s

Pine Valley Butter Co.

 

1. Pine Valley Butter Co., 2. Geo. E. Crothers, J.B. Daughhette-Granton

Neillsville, WI

1909, 1910

Pine Valley Cream Association

 

1. H. B. Andrews, owner 2. Pine Valley Cry. Assn., 3. O. M. Arnold

Sec. 16, RFD, Pine Valley, Neillsville

1900, 1909

Pine Valley Cheese Factory

Note: #1

1. Frankk Wirth 2. Walter Zbinden, M. L. Treichel

Neillsville, WI

1900, 1916, 1927

Pleasant Hill

 

Harvey Ehman

Rt. 4 Thorp

1930

Pleasant Ridge Cheese Factory

Cheddar

Pleasant Ridge Cry. Co., 1930 Edward H.Dahl,1946, Otto Meinholdt, then E. O. Franz

Sec. 12, 9 mi. NW of Greenwood, Rt. 2; Originally built on the right corner, next to Kippenhan's Tavern. 1951-1953, Ed built a new factory about 1/2 mi. west of the Tavern and moved the house from their farm there.

1910, 1930

Pleasant Ridge Cheese Factory

 

H. A. Martin

Grant Center

 

Pleasant Ridge Creamery Co.

American

1. Fred Schwantes, 2. A. A. Huckstead 2. Robert Petznick, Ernest Herrmann

4 mi. southeast of Neillsville, Rt. 1

1898, 1900, 1909, 1910, 1916, 1930

Pleasant Ridge Dairy (East) Reber Cheese Factories, Ad

Swiss, Cheddar, Italian

1. Walter Reber; 2. Craig Asplin

Granton Rd. & Airport, 5 mi. E. of Neillsville on Hwy. 10.

1953

Pleasant View

 

Louis Rach, William A. Seeman

Sec. 36, Rt. 1, Loyal

1916

Pleasant View

 

Fred O. Justman, George Pflanzer

Rt. 1, Unity

1916, 1930

Pleasant View Creamery & Skimming Station

 

Charles E. Eckerle

Sec. 12, Reseburg; Withee, Wis.

1909

Pleasant View Dairy

Cheddar & Barrel Cheese

1. Edward Miller; 2. Allen & Marvin Miller

North of Loyal on "K", Rt. 2 Loyal

 1930, 1988, 1991

Poplar

 

Charles & Henry Salzwedel, F. W. Zastrow

Sec. 28, Beaver Twp., Rt. 3 Greenwood

1889, 1916

Poplar

 

Hugo F. Behringer

Rt. 4, Greenwood

1916

Poplar

 

William Geo. Funkel

Rt. 3, Owen

1930

Pozen

 

Albert Albert

Wilson St., Thorp

1910, 1916

Raber Foods, Inc.

Quality Dairy Products

Urs Raber, a Swiss immigrant in late 1900s

2 m. N, 1 m. west of Thorp, WI

1988

Reseburg Cheese & Butter

 

Ervin H. Witt

Thorp, Rt. 1

1910, 1916, 1930

Reseburg Cheese Factory

Picture with history

Reseburg Cheese Co., Sec. 8 Reseburg twp, Co. Rd. N, Rt. 3, Thorp, Wis.

 

1. Otto Sommer

2.  Irvin Witt

3. Casmer Boyarski, also had a retail store with it.

Sec. 8, Reseburg

Rabers & Blue Moon are 2 seperate places - Blue Moon closed in 2000 due to
contract negotiations & the new owners - Saputo Cheese- decided to close it
down - a great loss for many employees. Lyn Brunett

Reseburg Cheese Factory

Witt, Erwin H. Reseburg Factory

Erwin Witt, Worechek, Sniegowski

3 mi. S, 2 mi. E of Thorp

 

Riplinger Cheese Factory

Note #1

Cheddar

1. Emil Marten, 2. Christ Abegglen 3. Swift & Co.; operated by Pauley Cheese Co. (1948)

Sec. 16-17, Riplinger, Wis.

1930

Riverside Coop. Cheese

 

Riverside Co-operative, Harry Eide,

Chili, R.D. 1, Granton, R. D.2.

1909, 1916, 1930

Riverside Cheese Factory

 

1. August Dankemeyer, 2. Harry Eide,

Sec. 15, Fremont Twp.

1906 - 1958

Riverview

 

James Holmes

Rt. 2, Unity

1916

Riverview Cheese Factory

 

Walter W. Bratz

Rt. 2, Stanley

1930

Roger/Rodger Creek Cheese Factory

#1

American

Walter Fero, William P. Blazel, T. J. Gjermundson,

Sec. 29, Co. N, Thorp Twp., Rt. 2, Stanley, Wis.

1909, 1930

Romeo Farmer's Cheese Factory

 

Emil Martens

Sec. 13, Unity

1910-1915

Sampe, Y. C. Cheese Factory

#1

     

Schwamb's

 

Schwamb's Co-operative Dairy Co.

Tioga

 

Seefeld's Cheese Factory

 

H. T. Seefeld

Sec. 3, Sherman Twp.

 

Seeman Cheese Factory/Miller's

 

Wm. Seeman, Alfred Mandel

Co. Trunk K north of Loyal

 

Schilling

#1

H. B. Moldenhauer & Son, Emil Luther

Rt. 3, Greenwood

1916

Schilling's Cheese

Emil Luther, Sr. (informant: Art Olson)

E. A. Schilling

Hwy 13 near Abbotsford, relocated after it was destroyed by a June 1958 tornado

 

Schlinsog Dairy

Milk; Note: #1

Chas. Schlinsog, Harry & Ted Schlinsog Families

South of Loyal - Granton

1900

Schultz Cheese Factory

 

Aug. Schultz

Sec. 3, Colby - Spencer

bef. 1882, 1900

Schumacher

 

Peter Schumacher

Rt. 2, Dorchester

 

Schwamb's Co-operative Cheese Factory/Knop's Woodland View Cheese Factory

 

Area Farmers, Francis Knop

15 Mi. SW of Greenwood, 1 mi east of the Tioga depot, Hendren Township

 

Seif Skimming Station

 

Clark Co., Butter Co.

Rt. 2, Neillsville

1909

Sherman Cheese Factory

American

P. Knickle & Son

Sherman Twp., Rt. 2, Spencer

1909

Sherman Cheese Factory

 

George Fisher, Jr.

Spencer

 

Sherman Dairy Co.

   

Veefkind

bef. 1898

Sherwood Dairy

 

Sherwood Dairy Co.; Joe Beandot

Rt. 4, Granton

1916, 1930

Sherwood Cheese Factory

 

Christian Feutz, Cheesemaker

   
Shilling   Emil Luther Rt. 3, Greenwood 1930

Shortville Dairy Co.

 

1. Shortville Dairy Co., 2. Charles Winters, Rudolph Wahlem

Washburn Twp., Rt. 1, Neillsville, Wis.

1909, 1910, 1916 1930

Silver Rock

Note #1

1. Silver Rock Co., 2. Wilfred Nelson

   

Skimming Station

 

George Bue

Shortville

1900

Sommer Cheese Factory

American

Wm. & Otto Sommer

Rt. 1, Thorp

1909, 1910, 1916

Sommerfeldt Cheese Factory

 

Fred Sommerfeldt

Colby

1900

South Grand

American

E. D. Prange, Leo A. Bleeser

Granton, Rt. 2

1909, 1916

South Grant Cheese Factory, Ad

 

1. Elmer E. Hitzke; 2. W. E. Bresemann, Walter H. Schmidt in the 1950s, lg. retail shop

Rt. 3, Hwy. 10, Granton

1930, 1967

South Green Grove Coop. Dy. Ass'n     Rt. 3, Greenwood 1930

South Lynn Dairy

 

Ed Decker

Cty. Hwy. "W", south of Hwy. 10

 

South Point

 

Henry W. LaButzke, Emil W. Ehlert, August Ehlert

Rt. 1, Thorp

1916, 1930

South Worden Dairy Co.

 

1. John Wry; 2. Leo Biel

9 mi. southeast of Stanley,

Rt. 2 Stanley

1930

South York Cheese Factory

American

E. H. Tucker

Sec. 34, York Twp.

1909

South York

 

M. L. Trichel, J. Sneberk, Edward Rank

Rt. 1, Granton

1916, 1930

Spokeville Cheese Factory

Note: #1, American

Gust.. A. Voight

Sec. 19, Sherman Twp., Rt. 1, Spencer

1909

Spokeville Cheese Factory

 

Gust. Voight, Otto G. Rohde

Rt. 2, Spencer

1910, 1916

Standard Brands

Note #1

     

Star

American

1. Peter Jensen, 2. E. H. Tober, Adolph F. Voight

Granton

1909, 1916

Star

 

Dan Gluch, Sr.

Granton, Rt. 3

1909

Star Cheese Factory

 

1.Otto Braun, 2. Marlow, 3. Lawrie

1 mi. N. Dorchester on hwy. 13

1924

Star Cheese Factory

 

Peter Jensen

Lynn Twp.

 

Steinwand, Ambrose M. No. 1

Colby Cheese

A. M. & Joseph F. Steinwand, Clarence N. Olson

Colby Twp.

opened in 1882, 1900, 1930

Steinwand No. 2

 

Joseph F. Steinwand

   

Stewart's Redville Dairy

Italian Provolone & Cheddar

Stewart Family, Frank M. Bayuk-cheesemaker

Greenwood

 1967, 1973, 1976, 1979

Stock

 

Rudolph Stock

Rt. 2, Colby

 

Somerfeld, Ira

   

Colby

bef. 1898

Stony Creek

 

Otto E. Luther

Rt. 1, Loyal

1916

Sumner's Cheese

 

Otto Sumner, Bill Kubera

   

Sunshine Valley Cheese Factory

 

1. Mark & Lou Wohld

2. Bruno Nurmi

5 mi. south of Thorp, WI, Sec. 28. Rt. 1.

1930

Sunflower

 

Curtiss, Curtiss Produce Co.

 

1909

Suttner Cheese

 

Paul Suttner

Hwy 29, Sec. 32, Curtiss, Mayville twp., WI

 

Sydney Cheese

 

Pine Valley Cry. Ass'n.

Neillsville

1910

Teclaw   Michael Teclaw Thorp 1930

Thiel Cheese

 

H. F. Thiel

Snow

 

Thorp Comb.

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp

1910

Thorp Creamery

   

Thorp, WI

Now Art Jacques Apts.

Thorp Dairy Co.

 

Rudolph Verweyst

City of Thorp

 

Thorp Dairy No. 1 (comb.)

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp

1910, 1916

Thorp Dairy No. 2

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Rt. 1, Thorp

1916

Thorp Dairy No. 3

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Rt. 4, Thorp

1916

Thorp Dairy No. 4

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Rt. 4, Thorp

1916

Thorp Dairy No. 5

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp

1916

Thorp Dairy No. 6

 

Thorp Dairy Co.

Thorp

1916

Timothy Belt Cheese & Dairy Co.

Cheddar & Milk

Timothy Belt Dairy Co., Walter A. Reinke, Frank Broeren

Sec. 6, Rt. 1,  Thorp, 1 mi. S, 1 mi. E

1916, 1930

Town Line

 

Otto E. Grennke, Robt. Petznick

Rt. 1, Granton

1916

Town Line

American

Herman F. Seefeld

Spencer

1909, 1916, 1930

Town of Withee     Rt. 4 Thorp 1930

Twin Creek

 

Wm. A. Wichmann

Rt. 2 Unity

1916

Unity Dairy Products

Colby & Cheddar Cheese

H. E. Mandel

Unity, WI

1967

Uttech Cheese Factory

 

Herb Uttech

   

Voigt

Note: #1, #2

Ernest C. Voigt of Madison

Rt. 2, Unity

1916

Wahlen Cheese Factory

       

Warner

American

1. Warner Cheese Co., 2.William Laabs 2. Henry Mueller 4. Charles Allman

Rt. 2, Greenwood

1909, 1930

Warner

 

William A. Wichman

Unity

1916

Warner Co-operative Cheese Factory

Limburger

Area Farmers

Warner Township

 

Warner's Corners

 

Note #1

   

Water Cheese

 

Arthur Water

Withee

1900

Weller Cheese

 

Louis Weller

Colby

1900

West Beaver

 

Al A. Matthias

Rt. 3, Greenwood

1916

West Eaton Cheese Factory

 

1. Theodore Wessel; 2. Harry Schlinsog; 3. Dairy Belt. (This factory became a tavern)

Sec. 8, 4 mi. southwest of Greenwood

 

West Eaton

 

West Eaton Cheese Co.

Rt. 5, Greenwood

1916, 1930

West Fremont

 

Otto H. Yordi, W. J. Garlach, John W. Young

Rt. 1, Granton

1916, 1930

West Side Cheese Factory

American

Setsche / Zetsche & Schlingsog

Warner Twp.

1909

West Side

 

Henry Mueller

Rt. 2, Spencer

 

West Side

 

Wm. A. Wichman

Greenwood Rt 3

1916

Western Condensing Co.

Milk Powder & Whey Sugar

Foremost Dairies, Inc.

Owen

 

West Worden #1

     

Closed 1 Apr 1907

West Worden

 

West Worden Dairy Co.

Rt. 2 Stanley

1916

West Worden #2

 

Built by Han Huls

2 mi. S, 5 mi. W, Rt. 2, Stanley

Built in 1931

White Birch Cheese Factory

Cheddar

Neighborhood Operation, Joe Gubell, Albert Patchak

Thorp

1930

White Clover

 

Ignatz "Ignacy"Wojkiewicz

Rt. 4, Thorp

1910, 1916

White Eagle Dairy

 

Steve Losiewicz, sold to Blue Moon

5 mi. north of Rt. 2, Thorp, WI

1930

White House Milk Products

Evaporated Milk under the A. & P. Food Stores Label

Subsidiary of Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.

Abbotsford

 

White Way / Breezy Hill

 

1. O. W. Freimund, 2. Leonard Soeller

Walter W. Bratz

Sec. 13, Rt. 3, Thorp-4 mi. S., 1 mi W

1916, 1930. ca. 1933

Wild Cherry Factory, later named Raber Foods.

Cheddar

First owned by Mike and Verna Teclaw and was destroy by fire about 1929; in 1956-Laura Natzke owned a factory using this name.

Thorp

 

Wildwood Cheese Factory

 

Vandi & Louis Suda, August Ehlert

Rt. 2, Greenwood, Wis., (Sec. 35, Reseburg Twp.)

1930

Willard Cheese Factory

 

Willard Co-operative Dairy Co., Emil F. Mech

Sec. 15, Willard

1916, 1930

Wisconsin Dairies

Manufactures of butter, Cheese, powder, & fluid Milk

 

Neillsville, WI

1979

Wiskow Cheese

Note1

Benard F. Wiskow

Neillsville

1916

Withee Creamery & Skimming Station

 

George E. Peterson

Withee

1909, 1910

Witt Cheese Factory

 

This factory was previously known as the Wild Cherry Cheese Factory (see that facility above).

North of Thorp

 

Witt, Ed. J's Factory

       
Woodland   Walter Ott Rt. 1, Willard 1930

Woodland View Cheese

 

Francis Knops

Seif Twp., Sec. 5, Hwy I

 

Woodside

 

August Pieper; Note, H.E. Wordell, A.L. Witt

Rt. 3, Greenwood (bef. 1942); corner of present day Robin Ave. & Lover's Road, Sec. 23 in the Town of Beaver

1916, 1930

Worachek

Note #1

1. John J. Worachek, 2. Ervin Sniegowski

Reesburg

 

Worden Cheese Factory (East)

Cheese & Grocery

Louis Badzinski

6 mi. so. of Thorp in an area known as "Cozy Corners"

1933 era

Worden Cheese Factory (Central)

 

A. Baldeschwiler

Rt. 3, Thorp

1910

Worden Cheese Factory (West)

 

West Worden Dairy Co.

Stanley R. 2,Worden

1910

Wuethrich Creamery (Grassland)

Butter & non-fat powder

John Wuethrich

Greenwood

 1916, 1930, 1973, 1979

York Center

Cheddar, American

1. Heibel & Gullick, 2. Emil M. Schoenfeld 3. Fred O. Justman

Rt. 4, Neillsville

1909, 1910, 1916, 1930

York Center Cheese Factory

 

L. B. Gunia rebuilt the plant in the early 1950s. In 1973 it was purchased by Art Masanz, then in 1984 by Harold & Lois Mayer who renamed it "Mayer Dairy, Inc."  It closed in 2001

York

Established operation excellently located in a productive area, installed a new plant pasteurizer in 1957.

York Cheese Factory

American

J. B. Daugetee, Alfred M. Johnson

Sec. 27, York Township, Granton Rt 1

1909, 1916

York Dairy

 

1. M. C. Mertens, 2. Ken & David Bletsoe; John Mullins

Granton, WI

#1; 1967, modern concrete block building; new plate pasteurizer installed in 1957.

York Dairy/Breseman Cheese Factory

 

Al Breseman

3 1/2 mi. NW of Granton

#1, 1930

York Valley Cheese   Harry E. Ohlrogge Rt. 1, Greenwood 1930

Zbinden Factory

     

#1

Zelm Cheese Factory

#1

     

Unknown

 

August Ehlert

1 mi. E, 5 mi. S of Thorp

 

Cheese Factory #1

       

 

 

 


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