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Our Obituaries

Robert McQuillan

November 10, 1929 - February 23, 2017

Robert "15-2 Bob" McQuillan, 87, passed away on February 23, 2017 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Neenah. He was born to the late Peter and Helen (Krablean) McQuillan on November 10, 1929. He served proudly in the United States National Guard from 1954 through 1956. Bob enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing and hunting, golfing where he scored "two holes in one," playing cribbage with his...
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Barbara A. Heus nee Laemmrich

October 4, 1947 - February 22, 2017

Barbara A. Heus, age 69 of Menasha, passed away On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Froedert Medical Center in Milwaukee after a short illness. The daughter of the late Richard and Rosemary Laemmrich was born on October 4, 1947 in Neenah, WI. She graduated from St. Mary High School with the class of 1966. Barbara went on to attend St. Norbert College before returning home in 1968 to care for her...
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Gerald R. Shortt

October 19, 1939 - February 22, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" R. Shortt, 85 years, of Appleton, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Care Partners Assisted Living. Jerry was born on October 19, 1931 in Appleton, Wisconsin to his loving parents Robert and Ethel (Freund) Shortt. He was a graduate of Appleton High School, Class of 1949. Shortly after graduating he joined the US Navy in 1950 where he spent five years serving...
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Eleanor M. Gullickson

July 3, 1926 - February 21, 2017

Eleanor Gullickson, age 90 of Neenah, passed away at Rennes Health in Appleton on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Eleanor was born in Oshkosh on July 3, 1926, daughter of the late Herman and Linda (Schmidt) Westphal. Eleanor met Russell Gullickson while working at Kimberly Clark Corporation. The couple married on September 7, 1954. Russell passed away on April 14, 2012. Many will remember Eleanor...
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A. Joy Stary

March 4, 1934 - February 17, 2017

Joy Stary, age 82 of Appleton, passed away on February 17, 2017. Joy was born on March 4, 1934 in Marquette, Michigan. Her parents were the late Dicey and Olga (Kreski) Doney. She was a graduate of Green Bay East High School. On December 30, 1953, she married Milan "Bud" Stary. She worked for Pfizer Inc. and as a merchandizer for M&M Mars. She especially enjoyed her work at Casa Clare, where she...
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Glenn Denton

February 3, 1936 - February 16, 2017

Glenn Denton, age 81, passed away at Heartwood Homes, Appleton, WI, from complications related to Parkinson's disease. He was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, to the late Neva and Chester. Glenn loved sunshine and had a passion for the Southwest. After high school, Glenn joined the Navy and served in the submarine service from 1955-1958, obtaining his silver dolphins in 1956. He was...
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Gary Mitchler

December 15, 1955 - February 15, 2017

Gary Mitchler, 61, passed away at home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Gary was born on December 15, 1955 to Jim and Kathy (Driscoll) Mitchler. He started working in Appleton then worked in Phoenix, Nashville, Minnesota before returning to Ripon for the last few years. Gary enjoyed shooting pool and made friends wherever he went in his travels throughout the world. He also loved fishing,...
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Jeffrey Inalegwu Ejeh

June 22, 1989 - February 15, 2017

Jeffrey Inalegwu Ejeh, 27, of Menasha, WI, born June 22, 1989, in Kaduna, Nigeria, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at his residence. Jeff was taking a break from Fox Valley Technical College where he was studying web development and design, in order to focus full-time on producing music. Jeff learned to produce music while working at the Boys and Girls Club of Appleton, where he spent...
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Robert E. Frankenberg

October 2, 1923 - February 15, 2017

Robert E. Frankenberg Sr. 93, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Robert was born on October 2, 1923 in Chicago to Benjamin and Ethel Frankenberg. He was a brilliant metallurgical engineer, exceptional golfer, avid sports fan, a graduate of the University of Illinois, and a World War II Army veteran. Not only was he the best man in his son's wedding, but in all his settings of life...
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Bernice M. Schabo

April 7, 1919 - February 15, 2017

Bernice Schabo, age 97, was called to her heavenly home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home in Seymour. Bernice was born in Wausau on April 7, 1919, daughter of the late Ernest and Augusta (Mallessa) Kolberg. She was the eldest of eleven children, and at a very young age helped to raise her brothers and sisters, help with the housework, and even bake bread. She was both...
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Susan M. DeBrue

November 3, 1942 - February 14, 2017

Susan M. DeBrue 74 passed away at her home on February 14, 2017. She was born to the late Arthur and Florence (Wodjenski) DeBrue on November 3, 1942. Susan enjoyed; Knitting, reading books, growing violets, volunteering to tutor children at schools, and taking care of her four favorite cats who she considered to be her children; Ebony, Dickens, Oreo, and Chester. She belonged to the Lupus...
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Paula J. Depner

January 27, 1948 - February 14, 2017

Paula J. Depner, 69, Appleton passed away peacefully at Brewster Village on February 14, 2017. She was born to the late Orin and Lorraine (Stedl) Manteufel in Manitowoc, WI. on January 27, 1948. She graduated from Appleton West. She worked as a AODA Counselor at Bellin for 20 plus years, a job she took great pride in. She enjoyed crafting, making wreaths, and painting were her favorite things to...
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Sharon A. Bengel

March 14, 1948 - February 14, 2017

Sharon Bengel, age 68, passed at her Appleton home on Tuesday morning, February 14, 2017. Her husband and sons were at her side. Sharon was born in Fond du Lac on March 25, 1948, daughter of the late Ronald and Virginia (Steinmetz) Peters. She attended area schools, and on April 27, 1974, married Don Bengel. In addition to her husband Don, Sharon is survived by two sons: Andy (Jen) Bengel...
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Elaine Lillge

May 6, 1924 - February 14, 2017

Elaine Margaret Lillge, a lifetime resident of Appleton, passed away Tuesday, February 14, at the age of 92. She was born on May 6, 1924 in Darboy to the late Victor and Anna (Schafelke) Hartzheim. At an early age, Elaine met the love of her life, Loren Lillge, at Roosevelt Jr. High. She graduated from Appleton High School in 1942. Elaine and Loren married on July 20, 1946 in Appleton where...
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Donna Bright

February 13, 2017 - February 13, 2017

Donna succumbed to metastasized breast cancer on February 13, 2017, cutting short her font of perfect love. It would be hard to imagine a better human being. Donna Rose (Rank) Bright of Greenville Wisconsin was born to the warm embrace of Gillett Wisconsin dairy farmers Carl and Adeline Rank on August 20, 1954. She cherished and inspired everyone in her family beyond measure: husband of 30 years...
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Joyce J. Boardman

June 13, 1940 - February 11, 2017

Joyce J. Boardman, age 76, of Neenah, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born on June 13, 1940 to the late Harold and Cora (Hess) Shuckhart in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Joyce was an active member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Menasha. She frequently played Bingo at church and also enjoyed puzzles and playing cards. In her earlier years she would craft and loved to travel. Her...
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David W. Paschen

September 19, 1961 - February 10, 2017

David W. Paschen, 55 years, passed away February 10, 2017 at his home in Menasha, Wisconsin. He was born on September 19, 1961 to his parents Wayne W. and Fay (Wilson) Paschen in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Kimberly High School Class of 1980. Shortly after graduation he began a career at the paper mill in Kimberly working there from 1980 to 1993. He obtained his realtor's license...
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James R. Stein

February 7, 1927 - February 9, 2017

James R. Stein, 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. He was born to the late John and Mary (Plesser) Stein on February 7, 1927. He married Mary (Muthing) on May 14, 1949, she preceded him in death on April 7, 1982. James worked for Consolidated Papers for 34 years. During his time there he saw the first...
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Lilas Jane Sheleski

December 25, 1923 - February 9, 2017

Lilas J. Sheleski 93 passed away peacefully on February 9, 2017 at Bornemann Senior Communities Nursing and Rehab Home in Green BAY, WI. She was born to the late William and Anna (Krueger) Seering on December 25, 1923 in Bonduel, WI. their last of 17 children. She graduated from Bonduel High School in 1941. Lila was united in marriage to John Sheleski Jr. on September 27, 1947 at St. John's in...
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Gladys Weber Klein

July 26, 1929 - February 7, 2017

Gladys Weber-Klein, age 87, passed away at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Gladys was born in the town of Maple Creek on July 26, 1929, daughter of the late August and Alice (Tech) Garske. She was a 1947 graduate of the New London High School, and in 1949 graduated from the Outagamie County Normal (Teachers') College in Kaukauna. Her first teaching assignment was at...
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Elizabeth Turecek

February 20, 1923 - February 6, 2017

Elizabeth J. (Santner) Turecek, age 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 6, 2017. She was born in Milwaukee on February 20, 1923 to the late Peter and Edith (Pastorino) Santner. She was a beloved wife of the late Joseph Turecek. In their early years, Elizabeth and Joe owned two resorts in Pickerel, WI. Later, Liz spent 30 years and unlimited elbow grease restoring the Emanuel D. Adler...
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Josephine Zavrsnik

January 24, 1942 - February 5, 2017

Josephine Zavrsnik 75 passed away peacefully on February 5, 2017 at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna, WI. She was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia on January 24, 1942 to the late Joseph and Eleanor (Zigoy) Zavrsnik. She graduated in 1961 from South Division High School in Milwaukee. She received a certificate of Phlebotomy from PIMA Medical Center. She took pride in taking care of her children and...
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William J. Schmidt

August 13, 1937 - February 5, 2017

William "Bill" Joseph Schmidt of Kaukauna, Wisconsin died peacefully early Sunday morning, February 5th, 2017, after a short and difficult illness. He was only 79 years old. Bill is survived by his wife of 46 years, Barbara Anne (Kaufmann) Schmidt and his three children and their spouses, Sarah Schmidt and Todd McCarthy of Wilmette, IL; Andrew and Lyssa Schmidt of Appleton, WI, and Maggie...
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Ray H. Huntsinger

October 29, 1922 - February 4, 2017

Ray H. Huntsinger, age 94, passed away on February 4, 2017 in Appleton, WI. Ray formerly lived in Glendale, WI and Hot Springs Village, AR for over 30 years each. He returned to Wisconsin in November 2015 and resided at the Appleton Retirement Community. Ray was born on October 29, 1922 in Brewster, OH and was the oldest of three children born to his parents Ray Huntsinger and Georgia (nee...
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Lester Buss

February 12, 1927 - February 4, 2017

Lester "Curly" Buss, age 89, formerly of Appleton, passed away at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wisconsin, on February 4, 2017. Curly was born on February 12, 1927, in the Town of Grant to the late John W. and Adela (Lutcherhand) Buss. He married Jeanette Klapper on November 13, 1949, in Green Bay; she preceded him in death on April 17, 2007. Curly was employed at the Kimberly Clark...
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Thurston Lambie

May 21, 1945 - February 4, 2017

Thurston "Turtle" Lambie, 71, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Turtle was born on May 21, 1945 in California to Leeland and Nona (Coakley) Lambie. He moved to Kaukauna shortly after his birth and graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1963. He was united in marriage to Dolores Wittmann on January 25, 1964 and they made their home in Appleton. Turtle worked at the oil fields in...
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Thomas Vanlerberghe

May 13, 1971 - February 3, 2017

Thomas "Tom" Vanlerberghe Jr., age 45, of Green Bay, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. He was born on May 13, 1971 in Escanaba, Michigan to Thomas Sr. and Judith (Marohnic) Vanlerberghe. Tom graduated from Escanaba High School in 1990. He was proudly employed with Acoustic Ceiling Products in Neenah as a supervisor. Within the eight years of working with ACP, Tom made many good friends...
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Sandra L. Radtke

March 16, 1939 - February 2, 2017

Sandra L. Radtke (Schulz), 77 years, returned to the Lord February 2, 2017 at her home in Appleton, Wisconsin surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 16, 1939 to her parents Ruben H. and Violet F. (Luedke) Schulz in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was a graduate of Appleton High School, Class of 1957. Sandy furthered her education by graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education...
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Marshall J. Anderson

October 7, 1942 - February 1, 2017

Marshall J. "Andy" Anderson, 74 years, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was born on October 7, 1942 to his parents Marvin T. and Anita M. (Anderson) Anderson in Neenah, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Neenah High School Class of 1961. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the USMC serving with the Marine Corps for three years. Marshall was a press operator...
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Elizabeth Peerenboom

December 24, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Betty J. (DeBruin) Peerenboom, age 89, longtime resident of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 1, 2017. She was born in Little Chute on December 24, 1927 to the late Frank and Agnes (Vandenberg) DeBruin. She was a beloved wife of the late Joseph Peerenboom. She will be greatly missed by her children: Jay (Tammy) Peerenboom, Jill (Bill) Parry, Tari (David) Van Hoof; cherished...
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Shirley Van Berkel

February 1, 2017 - February 1, 2017

Shirley H. Van Berkel (nee Menting) age 81, of Combined Locks, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. She was born on April 28, 1935 to the late John and Helen (Jusko) Menting in Combined Locks. She graduated from Kimberly High School. Shirley married George Van Berkel on August 4, 1956. Shirley and George were blessed with four children, James, Daniel, Nancy and Jerry. George preceded Shirley...
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Ethel Powell

December 5, 1924 - January 30, 2017

Ethel Powell, age 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 30, 2017. Ethel was born on December 5, 1924 to the late Walter and Ethel (Hodgson) Block. In December of 1944, she enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard. She had a variety of medical experiences and jobs while serving from escorting patients from ships to doing blood tests for Merchant Marines. After discharge from the U.S. Coast Guard,...
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Robert Kading

June 1, 1943 - January 30, 2017

Robert "Bob" Kading, age 73, of Appleton, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, January 30, 2017. He was born on June 1, 1943 to the late Oscar and Laverne (Curtis) Kading in Tigerton, Wisconsin. Bob was raised in Oshkosh and after graduating high school, he attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree and quickly began his career as a social worker....
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Donald R. Kuehl

April 8, 1928 - January 30, 2017

Donald R. Kuehl, age 88, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on January 30, 2017. Don was born April 8, 1928 in Appleton Wisconsin to Ralph and Rose (Britten) Kuehl. He was a graduate of Kaukauna High School. After graduation he served his country as a member of the US Navy and one of his fondest memories was of his Honor Flight for Veterans. He married Betty Jean Pecor on...
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Jerome W. Huss

February 20, 1924 - January 30, 2017

Jerome Huss, age 92 of Kaukauna, died at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wisconsin on Monday, January 30, 2017. Jerry was born in Kaukauna on February 20, 1924, son of the late George and Catherine (DeCoster) Huss. He attended Holy Cross School in Kaukauna and later married Dolores Hamilton on October 10, 1946 at Holy Cross. The couple celebrated their 70th anniversary in 2016. Jerry...
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Marjorie A. Tate

April 23, 1930 - January 28, 2017

Marjorie Ann (Maas) Tate, 86 years, returned to the Lord January 28, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born April 23, 1930 to Albert and Sophie Maas in Neenah, Wisconsin. She was a graduate of Menasha High School Class of 1948. Owen and Marjorie (Maas) Tate were married on April 19, 1952, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Menasha. She was a full-time mother who loved her family and also...
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George Porlier

April 5, 1950 - January 27, 2017

George Porlier, 66, passed away on January 27, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. George was born on April 5, 1950 to warner and Orabella (Yentz) Porlier in Appleton. He served in the US Navy for 24 years until his retirement. George achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer, serving on many aircraft carriers throughout his career, and he served during Desert Storm. On October...
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Rosella Dietzen

December 23, 1921 - January 27, 2017

Rosella (Rose) Dietzen, age 95, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on Friday, January 27, 2017. Rose was born on December 23, 1921 to the late Martin and Mary (Vanderloop) Evers in the Town of Vandenbroek, Wisconsin. Rose married Joseph Dietzen on May 28, 1960 at Holy Name Parish in Kimberly. Rose's primary focus in life was her family. She was a dedicated wife, mother,...
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Arnold N. Reis

April 12, 1927 - January 26, 2017

Arnie Reis departed this earth for his eternal home on Thursday morning, January 26, 2017. Arnie was born April 12, 1927, son of the late Frank and Barbara (Meidl) Reis. In 1951 he married Jean Corbett who preceded him in death. In 1993, Arnie married Darlene Knuijt; she survives. For thirty-eight years, Arnie worked as an industrial electrician in the area. He enjoyed playing cards, golf,...
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Janice Gillespie

January 25, 2017

Janice Gillespie went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Appleton Alliance Church, 2693 Grand Chute Boulevard in Appleton. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of the service, with a luncheon to follow. Jan was born in Appleton to Oliver and Ruth Krull. She attended the one room Woodlawn...
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Carl Haack, Sr.

May 9, 1918 - January 25, 2017

Carl Otto Haack Sr., died peacefully on Friday, January 25, 2017 at American Grand in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. Carl was 98 years old. He was born May 9, 1918 in Fenton, Iowa. He was the youngest of ten children and last remaining child of the Ernest and Bertha (Justman) Haack. He served with the 1339th Army Engineer Corp in World War II stationed in the European Theater and the South Pacific. Carl...
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Melvin Saben

March 22, 1928 - January 24, 2017

Melvin Robert "Bob" Saben, age 88, was called to the Lord with his family at his side. Bob was born in Milwaukee on March 22, 1928, one of three children born to the late Herbert Anson and Svea Louise (Malm) Saben. Bob had an awesome life. He has been to the Holy Land, the Land Down Under and to the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. During his service to the United States, he parachuted from...
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John R. Kosiorek

February 29, 1948 - January 23, 2017

John R. Kosiorek, 68 years, passed away after a long illness, at his brother's home, in Harrison, Wisconsin. He was born February 29, 1948 to his loving parents, Bernard J. and Patricia M. (Arft) Kosiorek, in Neenah, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of St. Mary High School in Menasha, Wisconsin Class of 1966. John attended UW-Madison prior entering the US Army. He served as a missile technician in...
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Emma Mae Kroll

January 23, 2017 - January 23, 2017

Emma Mae Kroll was born into the arms of an angel on January 23, 2017. Emma was the daughter of Sarah and Timothy Kroll. She is survived by her aunts and uncles; Jordan Endries, Tony (Cindy) Hoier, Michaela Mitchell and Jamie Hoier. Grandparents; Tammi Kroll, Michael Mitchell and Tina and John Kanaman. Great grandparents; James and Nancy Mitchell and many other family members. She is preceded...
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Rosemary T. Gosz

July 30, 1940 - January 22, 2017

Rosemary T. Gosz 76 passed away peacefully on January 22, 2017 at Manor Care in Appleton, WI. She was born to the late Maximillian and Genevieve (Auer) Kica in Neenah, WI on July 30, 1940. She married the love of her life William Gosz on November 18, 1961 at St. John Catholic Church in Menasha. He preceded her in death on November 24, 1991. Rosemary had a unique sense of humor and just loved life...
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Arthur C. Avery

January 29, 1930 - January 22, 2017

Art Avery's earthly journey ended when he passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday morning, January 22, 2017, at the age of 86. Art was born in Chicago on January 29, 1930, son of the late Carl and Irene (Ryberg) Avery. As a young man, Art served one tour of duty in the United States Army, and another in the Air Force. It was during his military service that he married the love of his...
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Loretta J. Bevers

July 15, 1937 - January 21, 2017

Loretta J. Bevers –nee Kislewski, age 79, of Menasha, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017. She was born on July 15, 1937 to the late Fritz and Myrtle (Palmer) Kislewski. She is survived by her husband, James; four children, Larry, James Jr., Lynn and Jerry and four grandchildren. Loretta is further survived by many step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. A time of...
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Antonette H. van Beuningen

July 31, 1927 - January 21, 2017

Antonette H. van Beuningen, age 89, passed away on January 21, 2017. Antonette was born on July 31, 1927 in Zijtaart, The Netherlands to Adrianus and Franciena (Verwegen) Rovers. She was the second of eight children. In 1960 she moved to Appleton, Wisconsin so she could marry her husband, Albert van Beuningen. They were united in marriage on November 5, 1960 at St. Therese Catholic Church in...
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Bruce C. Nutting

December 26, 1946 - January 19, 2017

Bruce C. Nutting, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Rennes Health and Rehab Center. Bruce was born on December 26, 1946 to Daryl Sr. and Betty (Pogrant) Nutting. He graduated from Appleton West in 1964. Bruce served in the U.S. Marines Corps from 1966 until 1968 spending time in Vietnam and reaching the rank of Corporal. He was united in marriage to Tarry Gahr in...
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Elizabeth Bloy

November 14, 1921 - January 19, 2017

Elizabeth "Buddy" Bloy, age 95, went to be with the Lord on January 19, 2017 at Matthews Senior Living of Irish Road. She was born in Appleton on November 14, 1921, daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Sturm) Kohl. Elizabeth loved working on crafts, Mission Club, making quilts at church, and line dancing at the senior center. Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her four daughters: Judith ...
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Frank J. Schreiter

February 26, 1953 - January 18, 2017

Frank J. Schreiter, age 63, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Brewster Village in Appleton. Frank was born on February 26, 1953 to the late Donald and Dorothy (Schilling) Schreiter. In his leisure time, he enjoyed his prairie garden and spending time with his English Setters. Frank was also a member of several dog clubs, including a lifetime member of the Winnegamie Dog Club. He had a...
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David Laux

February 25, 1940 - January 16, 2017

David "Dave" Laux, age 76, of Appleton, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017. He was born in Appleton on February 25, 1940 to the late Joseph and Margaret (Beyer) Laux. Dave proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Dave was employed with Richs Bakery as a cookie mixer for over thirty-three years. However, at home Dave wasn't known to be much of a baker; instead he was known...
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Gerald J. Van Den Wildenberg

July 13, 1931 - January 14, 2017

Jerry Van Den Wildenberg, age 85, passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 14, 2017, in the care of his loving daughter, Lisa. Jerry was born in Appleton on July 13, 1931, son of the late Peter and Henrietta (Sanderfoot) Van Den Wildenberg. He married the love of his life, Arlene Rehfeldt at Zion Lutheran Church on July 19, 1952. Arlene preceded him in death in 2013. Jerry was employed by...
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Phyllis Meyer

May 12, 1917 - January 14, 2017

Phyllis Meyer, age 88, passed away peacefully at Matthews of Appleton, on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Phyllis was born on May 12, 1928, in Appleton to the late Henry and Martha (Miskimmin) Meyer. She married Robert Meyer on December 18, 1948, in Appleton; he preceded her in death on October 30, 2013. Prior to raising her family Phyllis was employed as a telephone operator at Wisconsin Bell. ...
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Lee Edward Yunkers

December 2, 1942 - January 14, 2017

Lee Edward Yunkers, better known as Captain LeRoy, made his final voyage on Saturday, January 14 from the comfort of his home. Lee was born in Maywood, Illinois on December 2, 1942 to Virginia (Grupe) and Edward Yunkers; Virginia was remarried to James Dwyer in 1948. He was raised in Park Forest, Illinois. He lost his sight at age 13 but never let this keep him from achieving great things. ...
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Elizabeth A. Dorman

May 20, 1937 - January 14, 2017

Betty Dorman, age 79 of Kaukauna passed away at the Bridges of Appleton on Saturday afternoon, January 14, 2017. Betty was born in Little Chute on May 20, 1937, daughter of the late Henry and Genevieve (DeBruin) Van Schyndel. She attended high school in Kaukauna, and married Richard Dorman on January 16, 1960 at Holy Cross Church. Betty was a life-long member at Holy Cross, and for many years...
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Sheila M. Radke

March 10, 1955 - January 14, 2017

Sheila M. (O'Hearn) Radke, 61 years, passed away January 14, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, Wisconsin after a sudden illness, with her family by her side. She was born on March 10, 1955 to her loving parents Martin F. and Rosemary (Krug) O'Hearn Jr. in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She went to St. Patrick Catholic Grade School, Fond du Lac and furthered her education as a graduate of North...
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Arlene May Drews

May 31, 1927 - January 14, 2017

Arlene May Drews, 89, peacefully went to her Heavenly Home and into the arms of her Savior on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Appleton Medical Center. Arlene was born on May 31, 1927 to Frank and Freda (Berndt) Kellerman at home. She and her twin brother Arlyn were baptized at home and she was confirmed at Grace Lutheran in Winchester. Arlene attended Mikesville School, graduated from Neenah...
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Floyd L. Baer

May 17, 1939 - January 13, 2017

Floyd L. Baer, 77 years, passed away January 13, 2017 at Brewster Village in Appleton, Wisconsin with his family by his side. He was born May 17, 1939 to his loving parents Aloysius and Ruby (Heller) Baer in Appleton, Wisconsin. They settled in Potter, Wisconsin and he was a graduate of Hilbert High School Class of 1959. After a short stint in the US Navy he married the love of his life Rita ...
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Della Jagla

October 1, 1927 - January 12, 2017

Della Waldoch (Young) Jagla, age 89, of Menasha, passed peacefully into the arms of angels on January 12, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Della was born October 1, 1927 to Peter and Monica (Kropidlowski) Waldoch. Della's primary focus in life was her family. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Patrick Catholic...
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Meridene R. Massey

August 18, 1955 - January 11, 2017

Meridene R. Massey, 61, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Theda Care Regional Medical Center, Neenah. Meridene was born on August 18, 1955 to James and Mary (Bohlman) Watts in Fond du Lac. In the mid 70's she moved to the Fox Valley. She was united in marriage to Leroy Massey on April 6, 1979 and they had 28 years together until he passed away in 2007. Meridene worked in the...
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Katherine A. Nemecek

November 18, 1922 - January 11, 2017

Katherine A. "Katie" Nemecek (Peters), 94 years, passed away suddenly at her home in Menasha, Wisconsin on January 11, 2017. She was born November 18, 1922 to her loving parents Joseph and Pauline Peters in Denmark, Wisconsin. On July 4, 1940 Joseph and Katherine A. (Peters) Nemecek were married which lasted for 65 years until Joe's death on March 2, 2005. Katie was a flower designer for 55+...
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Anthony Van Wychen

January 31, 1922 - January 9, 2017

Anthony Van Wychen, age 94, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at St. Paul Villa in Kaukauna. Tony was born on December 31, 1922 in Kaukauna, son of the late Henry and Anna (Stiltjes) Van Wychen. On June 4, 1946 he was united in marriage to Lillian Johanna Van Hoof at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom; they celebrated 70 years of marriage this past summer. Tony grew up on the family...
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Ryan T. Klim

July 7, 1995 - January 8, 2017

Ryan T. Klim, age 21, of Neenah, joined his grandpa and Uncle Randy in Heaven on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Ryan was born on July 7, 1995, in Appleton, to Tom and Angie Klim. Ryan was a 2013 graduate of Neenah High School and was currently a Business Marketing major at the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire. During high school, Ryan was a People-to-People Student Ambassador, during which...
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Jerry T. Long

August 30, 1932 - January 8, 2017

Jerry T. Long, 84, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at St. Paul Home with his wife by his side. Jerry was born on August 30, 1932, to Loyd and Margaret (Lear) Long in Logansport, Indiana. He was united in marriage to Beverly Knox at the First Baptist Church in Lafayette, Indiana, on September 1, 1957. Jerry was a veteran having served in the US Army. He was a Boy Scout executive...
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Robert G. Plach

April 21, 1932 - January 8, 2017

Robert George Plach, age 84, of Menasha, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017. He was born in Little Chute, Wisconsin, on April 21, 1932 to Joseph and Magdalen (Decoster) Plach. Robert graduated from Appleton West High School in 1951. Robert was employed by the Gilbert Paper Company and retired in 1993. Robert enjoyed the game of baseball and was a devoted Chicago Cubs fan. He was finally able...
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Richard Mulder, Jr.

March 24, 1930 - January 8, 2017

Richard Mulder Jr., age 86, of Menasha, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at his home. On March 24, 1930, Richard was born in the Chicago area, the son of the late Richard and Pauline (Zakowiecke) Mulder. Richard married the love of his life, Theresa Binder, on October 1, 1955, in Mosinee. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening and simply spending time out in...
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Henry J. Van Nuland

September 15, 1952 - January 6, 2017

Henry J. Van Nuland, found eternal peace on January 6, 2017, at the age of 64. He will be dearly missed by his sisters, Lynn Sprangers (Mike Gousha) of Fox Point, WI and Debra (Steve) Weber of Carmel, IN, his three loving nieces, Amber (Chris) Van Den Berg of Westfield, IN, Lindsay (Mike) Emer of Wauwatosa, WI and Shannon (Brendan) Kelly, Minneapolis, MN and his grandniece and grandnephew Avery...
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Barbara J. Rettke

June 15, 1943 - January 6, 2017

Barbara J. Rettke née Rickert, age 73, of Appleton Passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. She was born June 15, 1943. Barbara married her true soul mate Richard, at the home of their good friend and matchmaker Sandy Michalkiewicz on May 2, 1980. From that moment on Barbara became an instant mother to her two step-sons, Richard Stewart and Benjamin Todd, raising them as if they were her...
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Janet M. Linskens

November 2, 1934 - January 6, 2017

Janet Linskens, age 82, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, January 6, 2017. Alzheimer's Disease posed a battle that was too great. Janet was born in Kaukauna on November 2, 1934, daughter of the late Jacob and Leone (Krueger) Weyenberg. She was a graduate of the Kaukauna High School, and went on to earn a certificate as an LPN. On June 16, 1956, she married Robert Linskens at Holy...
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Brian C. Painter

June 21, 1941 - January 5, 2017

Dr. Brian C. Painter, 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on January 5, 2017. He was born the first son of Dorothy and Fred Painter in Urbana, Illinois on June 21, 1941. Brian was a 1959 graduate of Ottawa High School, Ottawa, Illinois where he excelled in football and track. He held the school broad jump record for 21 years and competed at the state level in relays all...
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Leo E. Hughes

September 28, 1942 - January 4, 2017

Leo E. Hughes 74 of Appleton passed away on January 4, 2017 at Cherry Meadows Hospice Facility. He was born on September 28, 1942 in Appleton, WI to the late Leo and Marjorie (Dorschner) Hughes. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from December 1963 to December 1966. He married the love of his life Janet (Alstad) on May 8, 1965 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. He...
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Arun K. Chatterji, Ph.D.

December 30, 1939 - January 3, 2017

Arun K. Chatterji, Ph.D. passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He graduated from Kolkata University in 1961, earning a M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering. He was accepted at 20 years old into Iowa State University in 1963, earning a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. He did postdoctoral work at the USDA Northern Regional Laboratory and then began his professional and business career with Arthur...
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Betty Arnold

November 10, 1929 - January 3, 2017

Betty Arnold, 87 of Appleton, passed away on January 3, 2017. Betty was born in Appleton Wisconsin to Arthur and Linda (Bartels) Rohm on November 10, 1929. She attended Zion Lutheran School, Roosevelt Jr. High School and graduated from Appleton West High School. She also attended Wartburg College. She married William Arnold in July of 1950 and he preceded her in death on January 6, 2008. She...
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Katherine S. Murphy

August 21, 1926 - January 3, 2017

Katherine Murphy, age 90, of Appleton, passed away at Appleton Retirement Community on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Katy was born on August 21, 1926 in Jamestown, Rhode Island, to the late John L. and Grace (Delahunt) Smith. She married Joseph "Pete" Murphy on October 8, 1949 in Jamestown, Rhode Island. They shared 63 years of married life until his death in November, 2012. The ocean was an...
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Dennis Flenz

November 7, 1951 - January 2, 2017

Dennis "Tiny" Flenz, age 65, of Appleton, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017. He was born November 7, 1951 in Neenah to the late Paul and Dorothy (Wendt) Flenz. He graduated from Fox Valley Lutheran in 1970. He married Linda Michalkiewicz on November 4, 1983 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Appleton. Together they were blessed with four children; Joe, Sara, Jen and Michael. Dennis was employed...
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Leo J. Kempen

June 3, 1940 - January 1, 2017

Leo J. Kempen, 76, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Leo was born on June 3, 1940 to Raymond Kempen and Mary Romenesko Kempen Seaver. He started working at Scolding Locks where he met his wife and later worked at S.C. Shannon / Nasch Finch. On June 29, 1963 he was united in marriage to Yvonne Schaefer at St. Pius X in Appleton. Leo loved fishing of any...
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Ann Huntsinger

June 23, 1921 - December 31, 2016

Ann Huntsinger (nee Novosel), age 95, passed away on December 31, 2016 in Appleton, WI. She is survived by her husband, Ray, with whom she recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary, her children, Jeff (Kathy) of Glendale, WI and Janet (Richard) Jandl of Appleton, WI and her grandchildren, Mark and Brian Huntsinger, Glendale, WI. Her son John predeceased her. She is also survived by...
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Angelo Vincent Tasson

December 30, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Angelo Vincent Tasson was born on Friday December 30th, 2016 at 7:55pm at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center Appleton in Appleton, WI. He died in his mothers arms on Saturday December 31st at 8:30am at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Neenah, WI. Angelo came into the world and was welcomed with more love than could be imagined by his mother, father, and a wonderful loving team of nurses and...
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Ernest W. Hein

May 28, 1916 - December 30, 2016

Ernest "Ernie" Hein, age 100, of Appleton, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Ernest was born in Cambria, Wisconsin to the late Adolph and Annie (Boushon) Hein. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a machine gunner in World War II in Alaska and central Europe. Ernest was employed at Neenah Paper Co. for thirty-three years and retired in 1981. He married...
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Marilyn Hesse

June 20, 1942 - December 30, 2016

Marilyn E. Hesse, 74, a friend to many, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at ThedaCare Medical Center in Appleton. Marilyn was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 20, 1942. She graduated from Jackson High School in Hixton, WI in 1960 and moved with her family to Appleton in 1963. During her time in Appleton, she did in-home daycare and took care of many children over the years. She loved...
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Betty A. Glaff

July 6, 1925 - December 30, 2016

Age 91, her earthly journey ended on December 30, 2016 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, peacefully and with family. Born on July 6, 1925 in Kaukauna, to Ervie and Francy Glaff, Betty graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1943. Quickly she spread her wings moving to California. Soon Betty found her way home and in 1948 started as a teller with the Bank of Kaukauna. Working her way up through the...
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Richard Franklin

May 16, 1933 - December 29, 2016

Richard Franklin born on May 16, 1933 in Minneapolis MN and passed away on December 29, 2016 in Little Chute WI, Richard was a true revolutionary, driven by his love of leftist causes and rejection of mainstream culture. He was helped by a prodigious intellect, which also allowed him to pursue coursework and/or teaching positions at St Olaf College, the University of Minnesota, the University of...
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Donald M. Van Dyke

August 25, 1937 - December 29, 2016

Donald M. Van Dyke, 79 years, of Howard, Wisconsin returned to the Lord Thursday, December 29, 2016 at ManorCare West, Green Bay. He was born August 25, 1937 to his loving parents Edwin F. and Dorothy M. (Kersten) Van Dyke in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. His early years were spent squirrel, rabbit or deer hunting on the family property. Don was a graduate of Kaukauna High School Class of 1955. He was...
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Elaine E. Becker

September 14, 1928 - December 29, 2016

Elaine Becker, age 88 of Appleton, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday morning, December 29, 2016. Elaine was born in Freedom on September 14, 1928, daughter of the late Oscar and Mamie (Schroeder) Plamann. She married Richard Becker on October 2, 1953 at St. Peter Lutheran Church; he preceded her in death in 2005. Elaine was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with...
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Grant Vaughan

December 28, 2016 - December 28, 2016

Grant Vaughan, 55, passed away on December 6, 2016 in Texas. Grant was born on February 22, 1965 to Grant and Rosemary Vaughan. He enjoyed fishing, ice skating, and woodworking. He was a veteran having served in the Marines. Grant is survived by his mom, Rosemary Vaughan, children; Shane (Kyle Anthony) Vaughan, and Shauna (Matthew) Escoto, a grandchild, Jaceen Escoto, a step granddaughter...
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Elaine L. Blink

November 9, 1927 - December 27, 2016

Elaine Blink, age 89 of Darboy, passed away at ThedaClark Medical Center in Appleton on December 27, 2016. Elaine was born in Appleton on November 9, 1927, daughter of the late Delvin and Gladys (Reinke) Dorschner. She was a graduate of Appleton (West) High School and married Earl Blink in 1957. She was active with raising funds for the Menasha High School music programs and also volunteered...
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Ralph K. Mahn

May 30, 1929 - December 27, 2016

Ralph K Mahn 87 passed from this life into eternity on December 27, 2016 at Atrium Post-Acute Care of Little Chute surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Hermon and Mary L.E. DeSaint DeSaint Piere on May 30, 1929 in Green Bay, WI. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard a Navy tanker. Ralph married the love of his life Alice (Dallman)...
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Herbert G. Steger

February 11, 1928 - December 25, 2016

Herbert G. Steger, 88 years, passed away peacefully December 25, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Herb was born February 11, 1928 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He moved with his parents to Glenbeulah, Wisconsin and later back to Sheboygan. He served his country in the Army, returned to the US and then met and began a six decade long love affair with Georgianna Walther which lasts to this day....
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Lloyd W. Albrecht

August 12, 1934 - December 24, 2016

Lloyd "Bud" Albrecht 82 passed away peacefully on December 24, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, WI. He was born to Martin and Jenny (Seymour) on August 12, 1934 in Newald, WI. He served in the United States Army from 1954 -1957. He married the love of his life Geraldine (Altman) Albrecht on August 2, 1958 together they celebrated 58 years together. They spent a lot of time up at their...
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Carole F. Wydeven

March 14, 1943 - December 23, 2016

Carole F. Daul Wydeven, age 73, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016. She was born on March 14, 1943, daughter of Karl and Florence Geurts Daul. On July 27, 1963 she was united in marriage to David L. Wydeven. They lived and raised their 4 children in Kimberly. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her interests were politics, reading, needle and yarn crafting and...
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Jean A. Schuchart

January 15, 1928 - December 23, 2016

After a long and happy life, Jean Ann Schuchart passed away on December 23, 2016 — just two days before the birth of our Savior. Jean was born on January 15, 1928 in Appleton, Wisconsin to Eugene and Anna (Finnegan) Walsh. Jean met the love of her life, Richard (Dick) Schuchart, while working for Outagamie County Extension and they were married on August 3, 1959. They moved to Dick's...
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Russell G. Brantmeier

December 14, 1927 - December 22, 2016

Russell G. Brantmeier, age 89, of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He was born on December 14, 1927 in Menasha to the late Urban and Florence (Strebe) Brantmeier. Russell graduated from St. Mary High School of Menasha in 1945 and immediately enlisted. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Once discharged from the Navy Russell worked for Marathon, he then was employed...
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Thomas L. Johnson

October 18, 1946 - December 22, 2016

Thomas L. Johnson, age 70, passed away December 22, 2016 at his home in Shiocton, Wisconsin. Tom was born in New London, Wisconsin on October 18, 1946, the son of Clarence and Juretta (Marcks) Johnson. Tom worked at Appleton Papers before moving to Illinois to sell printing. He retired in 2006. Tom was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed the outdoors very much. Survivors include his brother Larry...
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Randy Alford

December 8, 1954 - December 20, 2016

Randy Lynn Alford (Freimuth, Dorschner) of Appleton, WI, passed away peacefully in her home on December 20, 2016 at the age of 62. She was born to parents Richard and Nancy Dorschner (Stevens) on December 8, 1954 in Appleton, WI. Randy grew up a second oldest child of five and attended Appleton West High School. She married Keith Freimuth in 1973, and the couple had four children. They were...
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Beatrice C. Hopfensperger

December 9, 1922 - December 20, 2016

Beatrice Hopfensperger, age 94, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016, surrounded by her children. She left us peacefully amidst the sound of Christmas music and the glow of her tree. She passed as she lived, with grace and dignity. Bee was born in Kaukauna on December 9, 1922, the daughter of the late Fred and Katie (Brill) Goetzman. She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1941, and...
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Ervin D. Luebke

October 26, 1943 - December 20, 2016

Ervin D. Luebke, 73 years, passed away December 20, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center-Oshkosh, Wisconsin after a decade long dialysis treatment showing his courage, fortitude and strength of spirit. He was born on October 26, 1943 in Neenah, Wisconsin to his loving parents Daniel J. and Mable (Hanson) Luebke. He received his auto mechanic education at Dan Luebke Service Center, his father's shop....
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Richard G. Van Ryzin

September 10, 1924 - December 19, 2016

Richard G. Van Ryzin, 92 years, passed away December 19, 2016 at Touchmark – Appleton. He was born on September 10, 1924 to his loving parents Clarence and Lucille (Schabo) Van Ryzin. Richard was a graduate of Appleton High School Class of 1942. He served his country proudly in the US Navy. On July 10, 1948 Richard married the love of his life Adrianna (Koenen) Van Ryzin in Combined Locks....
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Sandra J. Brandt

May 28, 1935 - December 19, 2016

Sandra J. Brandt, age 81 of Menasha, passed away on December 19, 2016. Sandra was born on May 28, 1935 in Menasha to Kenneth and Veronica (DeWilt) Pakalski . She was a 1953 graduate of St. Mary High School in Menasha. In 1973 she married William Brandt and he preceded her in death in 1998. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Menasha. She was employed for many years as a bank teller,...
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Donald J. Blohm

May 5, 1927 - December 19, 2016

Don's life journey ended, with family by his side, on December 19, 2016. Even though he is gone from this earthly world, we find comfort in knowing his suffering is over. He was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to Frank and Mae (Schumacher) Blohm on May 5, 1927. His biological father left the family while Don was very young. That event forced his mother to take a job as a housekeeper with a gentleman...
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