I've indexed family death notices in the local German papers for a Friedrich Zirbel (1899) and a Wilhelmina Henrietta (née Klebsadel) Zirbel (1908). Are these your ancestors? If so, the German clippings can add a contemporary touch of their lives to a family research project.
That's my purpose in creating "Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers since 2007 ...