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Our Obituaries

Susan Curry

April 22, 1933 - July 22, 2017

Susan Curry, 84, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at St. Paul Home. The funeral service for Susan will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:00 AM at PEACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2300 Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna with Pastor Lucretia officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church...
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Kyle A. Fischer

May 20, 1992 - July 21, 2017

Kyle A Fischer, age 25 of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly on July 21, 2017. Kyle was born on May 20, 1992 to Randy and Chris Fischer. He will be sadly missed by: his parents, Randy and Chris Fischer, sister Emily, grandparents: Ronda & Rollie Fischer, Dianne Van Egeren, Pete & Kay Van Egeren; Aunts and Uncles: Robin Wessley (Brian), Rochelle Trefry ...
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Jason Vanevenhoven

June 29, 1977 - July 21, 2017

Jason Vanevenhoven, age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 21, 2017. He was born on June 29, 1977 to Gary and Mary (Helser) Vanevenhoven. He graduated from Appleton North High School and went on to college to receive an associate’s degree in business. Jason was an extremely hardworking man, currently working at Donaldson’s Cleaners as a route manager...
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Hazel A. Steudel

September 21, 1923 - July 21, 2017

Hazel A. Steudel, 93, joined her Savior and loved ones in Heaven on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Heritage Woods Hospice Residence. Hazel was born on September 21, 1923 to Earl and Adelia (Falck) Thiele. On August 5, 1944 she was united in marriage to John Steudel at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church. Hazel worked at Wisconsin Electric and later as the managing secretary of...
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Ralph S. Gage, M.D.

March 12, 1924 - July 20, 2017

Ralph Gage, age 93, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Ralph was born to Roscoe T. and Augusta (Olander) Gage on March 12, 1924, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. His five older siblings were all born at the family home at 420 W. Fifth Street in the Old Third Ward. Ralph was a proud member of Appleton High School’s class of 1942. He...
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Joyce R. Steinway

June 24, 1929 - July 20, 2017

Joyce R. Steinway, age 88, of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Oakridge Gardens. On June 24, Joyce was born in Menasha to the late John and Catherine (Sodolski) Schultz. Joyce will be missed by her loving son, Rick (Martha) Steinway; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Pat Schultz; nieces, nephews, other...
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Brendan Kohlbeck

June 1, 1943 - July 19, 2017

Brendan Kohlbeck, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Theda Care Appleton. Brendan was born on June 1, 1943 to George and Irene (Burke) Kohlbeck in Milwaukee. After graduating high school he served in the U.S. Army from June of 1962 until June of 1965 as a Military Police officer in Germany. On August 20, 1966 he was united in marriage to Diana Moe at St....
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Cynthia A. Le Clair

January 11, 1955 - July 18, 2017

Cynthia “Cindy” A. Le Clair, age 62, of Little Chute, passed away surrounded by her family at home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from a short battle with cancer. Cindy was born on January 11, 1955 in Appleton, the daughter of Ken and Anna (Cappaert) Merkes. On November 12, 1977 Cindy married Lawrence “Larry” Le Clair. Cindy enjoyed cooking,...
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Donna Marie Larsen

April 30, 1963 - July 17, 2017

Donna Marie (nee Leary) Larsen of Appleton, Wisconsin, passed away after battling brain cancer, on Monday, July 17, 2017, at the age of 54. She was born on June 30, 1963, to Joseph and Ruth Ann Leary. Donna received a degree in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She worked in the pharmaceutical industry since graduating. She was active in the...
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Joseph H. Schumacher

July 9, 1941 - July 17, 2017

Joseph H. Schumacher, 76 years, went on to his heavenly home July 17, 2017 at Brillion West Haven Assisted Living, Brillion, Wisconsin. He was born July 9, 1941 to his parents Robert S. and Margaret M. Schumacher (Driessen) in Little Chute, Wisconsin. Joe graduated from Kimberly High School, Class of 1960. He enlisted into the US Army in March of 1963 and played...
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James Blakeslee

November 14, 1932 - July 17, 2017

Jim Blakeslee, age 84, of Neenah, passed away at Emerald Ridge Assisted Living Community in Neenah, on July 17, 2017. Jim was born on November 14, 1932, in Sauk County to the late James A. and Gladys M. (Wolf) Blakeslee. Jim was well known for his love of life, infectious sense of humor, and enthusiastic singing and dancing. He was a ham radio enthusiast&...
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Beverly Schmidt

January 15, 1948 - July 16, 2017

Beverly Schmidt, 69, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Beverly was born on January 15, 1948 to Richard and Grace (Guyette) Taves in Neenah. On October 10, 1999 she was united in marriage to Richard Schmidt. She worked for many years at the Appleton Airport until her retirement. After retirement she and Richard...
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Taylor J. Buss

January 6, 1981 - July 16, 2017

Taylor J. Buss, age 36 of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly on July 16, 2017. Taylor was born on January 6, 1981 in Appleton Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Appleton East High School, Class of 1999. Taylor was so proud of his work ethic and was always willing to help others. He loved being up north. Snowmobiling, deer hunting or fishing with his friend John Agen, he...
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Randy M. Van Den Wildenberg

October 11, 1961 - July 12, 2017

Randy Martin Van Den Wildenberg, age 55, passed away due to a massive heart attack on July 12, 2017, at his home in Florida. Randy was born October 11, 1961, in Appleton, son of the late Gerald and Arlene (Rehfeldt) Van Den Wildenberg. Randy is survived by his wife: Lorrie Van Den Wildenberg of Florida; two sons: Daniel of Florida, and Jesse (fiancée...
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Corrine Elizabeth Ramagopal

January 23, 1944 - July 12, 2017

Corrine Elizabeth Ramagopal, 73, of Menasha, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017, in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Corrine was born on January 23, 1944 in Menasha, WI to Benjamin and Viola John. She was known for her infectious smile and her sense of humor to match. She delighted in music and all that came with it, especially singing and dancing. A...
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Msgr. Mark R. Schommer

March 8, 1932 - July 12, 2017

Rev. Msgr. Mark Schommer, a man of God, was called to his Father’s side on Wednesday evening, July 12, 2017. Monsignor Schommer was born in Kaukauna, to Raymond and Rosalia (Wydeven) Schommer. He grew up with one sister and two brothers. He attended Kaukauna High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, in 1954....
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Lois A. Gabbard

September 30, 1940 - July 10, 2017

Lois A. (Wagner) Gabbard, age 76, of Appleton, was born on September 30, 1940 to Gerald C., Sr., and Margaret (Reffke) Wagner in Appleton. She passed away peacefully at home on July 10, 2017. Glenn, her husband of 55 years, was holding her hands as the Lord Jesus Christ welcomed her into His presence. She had stated several times during her last two days: ...
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David DesRoberts

January 31, 1959 - July 9, 2017

David “Dave” William DesRoberts, age 58, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 9, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, WI, following complications from a heart transplant. Dave was surrounded by his family. He was born in Seattle, WA, on January 31st, 1959, the son of the late Bernard H. and Bernadette (Emond) DesRoberts. Dave was...
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David A. Ehlert

September 17, 1959 - July 8, 2017

David Alan Ehlert, 57, died on July 8, 2017. He is survived by one sister, and 3 brothers, all in the Appleton area, son Ryan, daughter-in-law Megan, grandson Arthur who meant everything to him, and very loving wife of 33 years Deanna Young. At David's request, no funeral services will be held. The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Fox...
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Phillip Pharis

June 29, 1993 - July 8, 2017

Phillip Pharis, age 24, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017. He was born on June 29, 1993 to George Pharis III and April Potratz. Phillip was a commercial painter and always prided in his work. He was very easy going, funny, forgiving and an all-around great person. Phillip enjoyed poker nights with his friends, video games, frisby golf, and a good game...
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Mary Jane Paalman

January 9, 1932 - July 7, 2017

Mary Jane Paalman, age 85, of Mauston, formerly of Kimberly, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017. She was born on January 9, 1932 in Neenah to the late John and Myrtle (Schaefer) VanHammond. She grew up in the Kimberly area and one night at a dance in Little Chute she met her husband, William G. Paalman. They were married on July 1, 1950 and they started their...
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Elaine L. Grulke

March 16, 1929 - July 7, 2017

Elaine Lucille Wentland Grulke, age 88, of Menasha, passed away into the arms of God during the early hours of Friday, July 7, 2017 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. She was born in Deerfield, Wisconsin on March 16, 1929, one of two children born to dairy farmers Albert and Evelyn Wentland. Elaine graduated from Deerfield High School in 1947 and upon completion...
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Maxwell Fitzgibbon

May 10, 2017 - July 6, 2017

Maxwell Thomas Fitzgibbon, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 in his mother’s arms and greeted by his four angel siblings in Heaven. Max was born on May 10, 2017 to Adam and Elizabeth Fitzgibbon in Neenah. Mighty Max, as he was known, enjoyed pulling on all of his tubes and nibbling on his breast milk swabs. Max is survived by his parents, Adam and...
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Ruthelle Nieuwenhuis

July 5, 2017

Ruthelle Nieuwenhuis, 87, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at St. Paul Home with her daughters by her side. Ruthelle was born on June 8, 1930 to Clifford and Esther (Farney) Nussbaum in Forrest, Illinois. She was united in marriage to Carl Nieuwenhuis on December 18, 1950. Ruthelle worked for Les and Joyce at the Abel Insurance Company and loved working...
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Leroy Brinkman

July 13, 1941 - July 5, 2017

Leroy Brinkman, age 75, of Appleton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July, 5, 2017 morning at the Rennes Health and Rehab Center. Leroy was born on July 13, 1941, son of the late Howard and Evelyn (Feistel) Brinkman. He worked as a fork lift driver for a manufacturing company and in his youth he enjoyed bowling, fishing, and softball. Leroy will be...
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Beverly J. Borrmann

June 20, 1929 - July 2, 2017

Beverly Borrmann, age 88 of Appleton, passed away at her home. Bev was born in Milwaukee on June 20, 1929, daughter of the late Robert and Dena (Johnson) Coulson. She graduated from both high school and Business College and on August 2, 1947 married William “Bill” Borrmann in Milwaukee. Together, the couple spent over sixty beautiful years together and...
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Richard Stinemates

October 8, 1996 - July 1, 2017

Richard “Ricky” Stinemates, 20, passed away as the result of a tragic car accident on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Ricky was born on October 8, 1996 in Cleveland Ohio to Larry and Debra Stinemates. He was a fun loving person who always brought a smile to everyone’s face. Ricky was a truck enthusiast and enjoyed working on trucks, it seems he always had a...
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Phyllis A. Metropulos

November 15, 1932 - July 1, 2017

Phyllis Anne (Wolfram) Metropulos, 84, of Appleton, Wisconsin, passed away July 1, 2017. She spent her final days surrounded by the love and laughter of her family. She is now with her husband of 46 years, Jim, who preceded her in death in October of 2000. Phyllis was born November 15, 1932 in Stockton, Illinois to Clarence and Mae (Tresner) Wolfram. As a...
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Laura Elizabeth Van Asten

July 7, 1996 - June 30, 2017

Laura Van Asten, 20, of Darboy, passed away on June 30 from injuries sustained while riding a horse. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on July 7, 1996, to Kelly (Mike) and Elizabeth (Betty) Van Asten. Laura just completed her junior year at Lawrence University pursuing a degree in trombone performance. She enjoyed sharing her musical talents with others at...
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Christopher P. Ott

August 13, 1972 - June 30, 2017

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Carl Nelson Elliott

January 25, 1965 - June 29, 2017

Carl Nelson Elliott, 52, Appleton, WI, formerly of Loveland, CO, passed away on June 29, 2017, after a sudden illness. \ Born in 1965 in Framingham, MA, he was a beloved son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Rhonda (Schaffer) Elliott, daughter Angie Elliott, son Ian Elliott,...
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Mary J. Van Asten

November 25, 1931 - June 29, 2017

Mary J. (Schuessler) Van Asten, age 85 years of Little Chute, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on June 29, 2017 from metastatic breast cancer. She was born November 25, 1931, the daughter of Michael and Marie (Arentz) Schuessler. On August 23, 1951 she was united in marriage to Gerald A. Van Asten and moved with him to Virginia during his...
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Madella C. Jacob

June 21, 1932 - June 28, 2017

Madella C. Jacob, age 85, of Menasha, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born on June 21, 1932 in Sherwood to the late Julius and Catherine (Foertsch) Schmidt. Being the caring and giving person Madella was she found her calling in nursing. She was employed with Park View Nursing Home retiring in the 90’s. Long after...
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Elizabeth Wycklendt

June 15, 1928 - June 28, 2017

Elizabeth “Betty” J. Wycklendt, age 89, of Milwaukee, passed away on Wednesday June 28, 2017. She was born on June 15, 1928 in Milwaukee to the late Peter and Dagmar (Jensen) Hoerig. She earned her bachelors’ degree in education from Cardinal Stritch. Betty was employed with a variety of companies throughout her working years but she always spoke fondly of...
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Laurie A. Wichman

May 19, 1961 - June 28, 2017

Laurie A. “Wicky” Wichmann, age 56, of Freedom, passed away at University of Wisconsin-Hospitals in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Wicky was born on May 19, 1961, in Appleton, to Jerome and Margaret (John) Wichmann. At Freedom High School, Wicky played basketball and softball. Her love of sports continued as an avid fan...
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Lowell M. Leininger

September 5, 1933 - June 27, 2017

Lowell M. Leininger, age 83, of Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, with members of his family at his side. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service with both Rev. Ben Morris...
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June E. Olson

June 1, 1928 - June 27, 2017

June E. Olson (Koss), 89 years, On June 27, 2017 a piece of our heart broke and we won’t get it back. She was called to her heavenly kingdom at Oak Park Place Assisted Living in Appleton, Wisconsin. June was born June 1, 1928 to her parents Leslie and Helen Koss (Jenkel) in Appleton, Wisconsin. On July 31, 1948 Morris L., the man who taught her how to love&...
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Amy M. Wyman

March 29, 1959 - June 26, 2017

I am Amy M. Wyman (Nee: Herman). I was born on Easter Sunday, March 29th, 1959 to John E. and Ann M. (Felix) Herman. I passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, at the age of 57. I attended Appleton public schools until my parents, with my Gram Felix’s help, provided the opportunity to attend Xavier High School. It was there I played on numerous athletic teams,...
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Thomas G. Hennessey

March 27, 1960 - June 26, 2017

Tom Hennessey, a child of God, was called to his Savior’s side at age 57 on Monday morning, June 26, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. Tom was also born at St. Elizabeth Hospital on March 27, 1960, son of the late Roman “Hub” and Helen (Hoyer) Hennessey. He was a 1978 graduate of Kimberly High School as well...
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John Frank Schweitzer

April 3, 1921 - June 26, 2017

John F. Schweitzer, 96 years, passed away on June 26, 2017 at Valley VNA Assisted Living in Neenah, Wisconsin. He was born April 3, 1921 to his parents Louis and Tillie Schweitzer (Harold) in Appleton, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Appleton High School, class of 1938. He served his country in the US Navy during World War II on the USS Barb., a submarine, from...
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Thomas G. Hennessey

June 26, 2017

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Karen Ann Greene

September 21, 1941 - June 25, 2017

Karen Ann Greene, age 75, of Appleton, formerly of Colby, passed away at her home on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Karen was born on September 21, 1941, in Cornell, Wisconsin, to the late Willis and Opal (Slater) Blunt. She was married to Glenn Greene, who passed away on December 29, 2000. Karen enjoyed knitting, sewing, puzzles, crosswords...
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Joan G. Weber

July 16, 1923 - June 25, 2017

Joan Weber, 93, died June 25, 2017, with her family by her side in Appleton, Wisconsin. Joan was born July 16, 1923, in Green Bay to John and Ottilia Staska. Her father was a maintenance machinist at the Charmin Paper Company and her mother was a stenographer for the Hagemeister Brewery. She attended the Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral School until sophomore year and...
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Duane Kleinschmidt

June 26, 1941 - June 23, 2017

Duane “Dewey” Kleinschmidt, age 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 23, 2017 at home in Appleton. Dewey was born on June 26, 1941 to the late Elmer and Grace (Kriewald) Kleinschmidt. He was born and raised in Merrill, WI and graduated from Merrill High School. Dewey served five years in the Army National Guard with one year of active duty at Ft. Lewis&...
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Howard J. Veldman

September 29, 1922 - June 23, 2017

Howard J. Veldman, age 94, of Kaukauna, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1922 in Sheboygan Falls to the late Harko and Maynee (Schapp) Veldman. He attended Plymouth Grade School and Plymouth High School. Howard proudly served his county in the U.S. Army (1942) during WWII. During his service, he met Ruth Ann Glenzer and they were married on March 31, 1944 at the...
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Patricia L. Salm

September 6, 1949 - June 22, 2017

Patricia L. Salm (Cooper), 67 years, passed away June 22, 2017 at her home in Little Chute, Wisconsin. She was born on September 6, 1949 to her parents James E. and Betty Cooper in Beatrice, Nebraska. Patti graduated from Clark High School in Clark, South Dakota, class of 1967. On February 17, 1984 Harold "Ringo" and Patricia "Patti" Salm were married at JM Paine Presbyterian Church in Carlton,...
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Joana M. Driessen

June 21, 1937 - June 21, 2017

Joana Driessen, age 80 of Combined Locks, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, June 21, 2017. Joana was born in Appleton on June 21, 1937, daughter of the late Arnold and Barbara (Blahnik) Wenzlaff. She was a graduate of Appleton High School, Appleton Business School, and Lakeland College. On November 24, 1960, she married Tom Driessen at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. ...
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David K. Hermsen

May 29, 1940 - June 20, 2017

David "Dave" Kirby Hermsen (a.k.a Hermie), age 77, of Combined Locks, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dave was born on May 29, 1940 to the late Martin and Esther (Spice) Hermsen in Appleton. Dave graduated from St. Norbert's High School in 1958. He then attended college at St. Norbert College in De Pere. Dave...
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Rosella Hawley

July 19, 1923 - June 18, 2017

Rosella Marie Hawley, age 93 of Appleton, passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her family, on June 18, 2017. Rosie was born on July 19, 1923 in Little Chute to Henry and Bertha (Vosters) Williamson. On August 16, 1945 she married Norbert Hawley at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton and Norbert preceded her in death. Rosie enjoyed bowling, crocheting, painting towels, cooking, baking and...
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Killian James Kvalvik

September 12, 1995 - June 17, 2017

Killian James Kvalvik, age 21, passed away at his home in Appleton on June 15, 2017. Killian was born September 12, 1995 in Neenah, Wisconsin to Prerna Kvalvik and James Kvalvik. He attended Appleton area schools where he excelled academically, most notably in mathematics. While exceedingly intelligent, Killian was a humble young man. His beautiful smile, deep brown eyes and endearing laugh will...
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Willie Roux

June 28, 1966 - June 16, 2017

Willie Neil Roux, age 50, of Menasha, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on June 13, 2017, at her home. The funeral service for Willie will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN, APPLETON, 537 N. Superior St, with Rev. Ralph Osborne officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon until the time of service. Online condolences...
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Michael T. Burns

September 5, 1943 - June 15, 2017

Michael T. Burns, 73 years, passed away June 15, 2017 surrounded by family, at St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna, Wisconsin after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 5, 1943 to Michael and Eleanor (Sullivan) Burns in Oak Park, Illinois. On October 1, 1966 Michael T. and Carol (Scibior) Burns were married at St. Louise De Marillac Church in La Grange Park, Illinois. Together...
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Evelyn M. Chadek

March 22, 1920 - June 15, 2017

Evelyn Marie Chadek, age 97 of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. She was born in Nadeau, Michigan on March 22, 1920 to the late Omer and Laura (DePatie) Laurin. She graduated from Stephenson High School in Stephenson, Michigan. Evelyn worked for a short time as a waitress in Escanaba, Michigan and after moving to Menasha worked at a paper mill. On July 20, 1957, she married...
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Margaret Woulf

November 24, 1926 - June 15, 2017

Margaret went to meet the Lord on Thursday, June 15, 2017, with her children at her side. She was born on November 24, 1926 to the late Joseph and Martha (Sokolofski) Liebhauser and lived in Menasha all her life. She was a graduate of St. Mary High School and enjoyed getting together with the girls of `44. She married Francis Woulf on January 31, 1948. She was a devoted member of St. Mary...
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Matthew Jason Smith

December 7, 1970 - June 15, 2017

Matthew "Matt" J. Smith, 46 of Appleton passed away unexpectedly on Thursday June 15 in his home. He was born on December 7, 1970 in Bangor, Maine, son of the late Peter G. and "Cookie" Smith. Matt was an avid cook like his father and enjoyed sharing the benefit of his talents with his family and friends. No family event was the same if he wasn't in the kitchen or standing at a grill. He loved...
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Joseph M. Weber

March 27, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Joseph M. Weber, age 84, of Appleton, passed away at Harbor Haven in Fond du Lac, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Joseph was born on March 27, 1933, in Appleton, to the late John and Caroline (Blatz) Weber. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was then employed at Miller Electric for over 31 years. Joe was well known for his finely groomed yardwork at his home in Greenville....
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George L. Andrews

October 8, 1927 - June 14, 2017

George Andrews, age 89 of Appleton, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017 at Rennes Care and Rehab in Appleton. George was born October 8, 1927 in Appleton, son of the late Steven and Eleonora (Szasz) Andrews. On July 8, 1950, he married Audrey Belongia in New Jersey, and together the couple has shared sixty-six wonderful years together. George served in the United States Navy during World...
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Ruby I. Baer

September 28, 1919 - June 14, 2017

Ruby Baer, age 97 of Appleton passed away on June 14, 2017. Ruby was born on September 28, 1919 in Stockbridge to Louis and Anna (Reichwald) Heller. She was a 1937 graduate of Stockbridge High School. On October 3, 1938 she married Aloysius Baer and they enjoyed 51 years together before he passed away On October 26, 1989. Aloysius and Ruby owned and operated Baer Beverage Inc. and she was the...
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Britt Monaghan, Jr.

March 29, 1951 - June 13, 2017

Britt Randall Monaghan Jr. age 66 of Appleton, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2017, surrounded by his sisters at Kimberly Assisted Living. Randy was born in West Allis, Wisconsin on March 29, 1951. An intelligent, creative, and sensitive soul, Randy was drawn to music at an early age. He played the piano "by ear" and attended the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. During his early teen years...
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Liam Christopher Patton

June 11, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Liam Christopher Patton left his twin sister, Allison Elizabeth Patton's side on June 11, 2017. He accompanied his ailing sister through the months, leading to her birth, and hopeful recovery as she heals with the help of the medical teams at Children's Hospital NICU in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Liam will be sorely missed by his parents David B. and Natasha L. (Howe) Patton, twin sister Allison...
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Melissa A. Hodson

May 13, 1981 - June 11, 2017

Melissa "Missy" A. Hodson, age 36, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Sunday, June 11, 2017. She was born in Wausau on May 13, 1981 to Robert and Cynthia Hodson. Missy was an outgoing girl who was social and had many friends. She loved her dogs and her cat, Trinity. Missy is now united with her best friend, Becca who also passed away too young. Missy was full of sweetness and light while...
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Verlie B. Wolters

August 3, 1937 - June 11, 2017

Verlie B. Wolters, age 79 of Greenville, Wisconsin passed away on June 11, 2017 in Appleton. Verlie was born on August 3, 1937 to George and Priscilla (Beilke) Church in Shawano. She was a 1955 graduate of Riverside High School in Milwaukee. On August 5, 1961 she married Ronald Wolters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She retired from Parkview Health Center in Oshkosh where she had worked as a computer...
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Barbara J. Corroy

May 8, 1951 - June 11, 2017

Barbara J. Corroy (Heegeman), 66 years, passed away June 11, 2017 at Cherry Meadows Hospice Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was born May 8, 1951 to her parents Robert J. and Betty J. (Loewenhagen) Heegeman in Appleton, Wisconsin. Barb was a graduate of Appleton East High School, Class of 1969. Barb was a dedicated Green Bay Packer fan and enjoyed watching the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago...
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Mae Bonnell

May 13, 1927 - June 11, 2017

Mae Louise Bonnell, age 90, passed peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Bridges of Appleton. Mae was born May 13, 1927 at home in Appleton, daughter of the late Frank and Faye (Cole) Drexler. She graduated from Appleton High School in 1945 where she enjoyed playing in the band. In June of 1951, Mae married LaVern Bonnell. They shared 50 years of marriage and raise two sons before his...
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Earl E. Euclide

December 12, 1935 - June 11, 2017

Earl Euclide, 81 of Appleton, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton on Sunday morning, June 11, 2017. Earl was born in Brussels, Wisconsin, on December 12, 1935, son of the late Joseph and Lena (Mathy) Euclide. He was a 1953 graduate of Seymour High School and a 1956 graduate of Outagamie County College. He also attended summer school at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh....
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Henry J. Orstad

November 4, 1943 - June 10, 2017

Henry J. Orstad, age 73, passed away peacefully in his home on June 10, 2017 after a long battle with heart disease. He was born November 4, 1943 to the late Henry and Bernice (Raboin) Orstad. Hank married his high school sweetheart and soulmate, Mary, December 17, 1966. They lived in International Falls, MN for 30 years where Hank was an elementary school teacher. He loved teaching, especially...
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John R. Hudson II

September 27, 1965 - June 5, 2017

John R. Hudson II, age 51, of Kimberly, went to the arms of his Heavenly Father after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Monday, June 5, 2017. He was born in Beloit, Wisconsin to John R. I and Rachel Ann (Bowers) Hudson. John graduated from F. J. Turner High School in Beloit and shortly after he joined the U.S. Navy. John proudly served his county for the next four years. As fate would...
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Ross A. Olmstead

January 19, 1929 - June 5, 2017

Ross A. Olmstead, age 88, of Appleton, passed away at ThedaCare—Appleton, on Monday, June 5, 2017. Ross was born on January 19, 1929, to the late Everett and Alice (Brott) Olmstead. He married Janice Ropson on August 16, 1951; she survives. Ross proudly served his county in the United States Army in England during the Korean War. He was employed for many years as a machinist at Kimberly...
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Norman C. Wassmann

March 1, 1927 - June 5, 2017

Norman C. Wassmann, age 90, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. He was born on March 1, 1927 in the Town of Black Creek to the late Clarence and Regina Wassmann. He married Roseanne Liethen who preceded him in death and they had three sons together, Gary, Tony and Mory. In 1977 he married Rosella "Sally" Johnson and the two were married for 39 years before his passing. At Appleton High School,...
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Thomas John Hughes

September 14, 1935 - June 4, 2017

Thomas John Hughes, 81 years, passed away, after a short illness, on June 4, 2017 at Thedacare Regional Medical Center – Appleton with his family by his side. He was born September 14, 1935 to his parents Walter J. and Victoria H. Hughes (Schulz) in Appleton, Wisconsin. Tom graduated from Appleton High School, Class of 1953. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Chemistry from the University of...
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Jack R. Cerasoli

November 20, 1947 - June 4, 2017

Jack R. Cerasoli, age 69 of Neenah, passed away June 4, 2017, following a brief illness. No local services are being planned, but a memorial service will be held in Illinois at a later date.
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LaVerne M. Stahl

February 29, 1928 - June 3, 2017

LaVerne Marie (Nytes) Stahl entered into eternal life on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was born in Appleton, WI on February 29, 1928, to the late Bernard and Lucy (Stemper) Nytes. Following graduation from Kaukauna High School with the class of 1947, LaVerne was employed at Fox River Paper Corporation until her marriage. On June 20, 1953, LaVerne was united in marriage to the late Walter (Wally)...
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Marie V. Haag

December 5, 1930 - June 2, 2017

Marie V. Haag "Grandma RE" age 86, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. Marie was born on December 5, 1930 to the late Joseph and Beryl (Laabs) Dombroski. She graduated from Menasha High School in 1948. She married Joseph Haag on May 15, 1954 and they shared forty six years of marriage before his passing in 2000. In her free time, Marie enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved watching...
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Mary Lorraine Buksyk

December 12, 1919 - June 2, 2017

On June 2, 2017 Lorraine Buksyk, 97 years, passed away after a 3 month illness with cancer at her daughter, Shirley's home, in Menasha with her family at her side. Lorraine was born December 10, 1919 to Leonard and Bernice Brodzinski in Appleton. She graduated from Menasha High School in 1937. On April 22, 1943 she married Norman (Nobby) Buksyk and they enjoyed 63 years of marriage until his...
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Richard Hartung

July 18, 1941 - June 1, 2017

Richard R. Hartung, age 75, of Appleton, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on June 1, 2017. He was born on July 18, 1941, son of the late Clarence and Bernice (Bentz) Hartung. He graduated from Appleton West High School in 1959. It was there that he met the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Donna Tews. Richard and Donna were married in 1963 at St. Joseph's...
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Mary Ann Kersten

August 15, 1928 - June 1, 2017

Mary A. Kersten (Gardner), 88 years, passed away June 1, 2017 at Cherry Meadows Hospice Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was born August 15, 1928 to her parents John A. and Irene (Malliox) Gardner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mary and her family moved to Bailey's Harbor in Door County working in the cherry orchards. She was a graduate of Gibralter High School. She moved to Appleton and at the...
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Lester W. Abel

May 6, 1933 - May 31, 2017

Les Abel, age 84 of Kaukauna, passed peacefully at his home on the river on Wednesday evening, May 31, 2017. Les was born on a dairy farm in Greenwood, Wisconsin on May 6, 1933, son of the late Theodore and Verna (Vollrath) Abel. He received his education at a country school in Clark County and was a 1951 graduate of the Greenwood High School. Les moved to Kaukauna in 1954 and worked at...
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Frederich C. Fahrbach

November 4, 1950 - May 31, 2017

Frederich C. Fahrbach, age 66, passed away on May 31, 2017. He was born November 4, 1950 to the late Norbert and Mary (Schmidt) Fahrbach. After graduating from high school, he went on to receive a Bachelor's degree from UW Oshkosh. In his free time, Frederich enjoyed spending time outdoors. He loved the north woods, particularly hunting and logging. He is survived by his sisters: Marilyn...
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Ronald Komp

February 3, 1947 - May 30, 2017

Ronald Komp, age 70. Welcomed to Heaven on May 30th, 2017. I am writing to say goodbye to my loving family. Brian, Laurie, Craig and Scott, who were always there for me. I know things happened fast, but this is how it was meant to be. I've prayed my whole life through, that someday in Heaven I could be. And that is why the Lord decided, this was the time to take me. Please accept God...
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Margaret Oestreich

May 30, 2017 - May 30, 2017

Margaret M. "Marty" Oestreich, age 84, of Neenah, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Prairie Home Assisted Living in Menasha. On December 5, 1932 Margaret Mary was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Benjamin and Caroline (Schweiger) Pabst. After graduating from high school in 1952 she worked as a dental office assistant. On August 13, 1960 Marty was united in marriage to Lester (Les)...
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Michael Reese

October 14, 1943 - May 29, 2017

Michael "Mike" R. Reese, age 73, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 29, 2017. He was born on October 14, 1943 in Olympia, Washington to the late Henry and Mildred (Thompson) Reese. Mike is survived by his wife, children and many other relatives and friends. The Funeral Service was held in private due to Mike's wishes. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made...
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Jamie Thurber

May 26, 1979 - May 29, 2017

Jamie Thurber, age 38, passed away at his home on Monday, May 29, 2017. He was born on May 26, 1979, in Neenah, to Bob and Sandy (Liebhauser) Thurber. Jamie was a loving husband, father, son, and brother. Jamie was employed at North Central Construction Company. Jamie was well-known for his love of hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed repairing classic cars and trucks, and was restoring his...
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Veta Mae Rudie

June 20, 1925 - May 29, 2017

Veta Mae "Pennie" Rudie, age 91, went to be with the Lord on May 29, 2017. Pennie was born in Mechanicsburg, Illinois, on June 20, 1925, daughter of the late Ebenezer A. Robertson and Mabelle (Phillips) Robertson. On November 4, 1955, she married Leonard E Rudie at the First Christian Church in Waukegan, Illinois. She attended Argyle area grade schools and graduated from Argyle High School. ...
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Delores C. Flunker

November 21, 1930 - May 29, 2017

Delores Caroline Clara (Rohloff) Flunker, 86, of Greenville, reached her heavenly home on May 29, 2017. Her pilgrimage began on November 21, 1930 on the homestead, where she lived her entire life. She was the youngest of five children, born to the late Herman and Ida (Bielefeldt) Rohloff. She was a housekeeper and cook for a local family before working at Tuttle Press for nine years. ...
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Linda M. Bamke

September 29, 1943 - May 29, 2017

Linda M. Bamke (Schreiber), 73 years passed away May 29, 2017. She was born September 29, 1943 to her parents, Peter and Lucile (Siewert) Schreiber in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was a graduate of Solomon Juneau High School in Milwaukee. On August 27, 1968 Neil P. and Linda M. Schreiber were married in Rock Island, Illinois. She was a homemaker and later in life volunteer with the Red Cross and was...
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Wenzel J. Hoefler

April 5, 1928 - May 29, 2017

Wenzel Hoefler, age 89 of Kaukauna, passed away unexpectedly on May 29, 2017. The funeral liturgy for Wenzel will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH - ST MARY CHURCH, 119 W. 7th Street in Kaukauna, with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church on Friday morning from 9...
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John W. Council

May 24, 1941 - May 28, 2017

John W. Council, age 76 of Appleton, died at Cherry Meadows Hospice on Sunday, May 28. 2017. John was born in Grand Chute on May 24, 1941, son of the late Harold and Marie (Hitchler) Council. He was a 1959 graduate of Appleton West High School, and in 1963 received his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. For six years following graduation, John...
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Nancy Lee Cogger

May 15, 1958 - May 28, 2017

Nancy Lee Cogger, 59, of Appleton, lost her valiant battle against cancer on May 28, 2017, at home with her loving family at her side. Nancy was born in Neenah on May 15, 1958, to William and Helen (Cassibo) Cogger. She graduated from Neenah High School, and received her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Nancy raised four beautiful children, and ran her...
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Gwen A. Stoeger

October 18, 1927 - May 28, 2017

Gwen A. Stoeger, age 89, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Gwen was born on October 18, 1927, to the late Philip and Agnes (Bissing) Vercauteren and was a graduate of Appleton High School. She married Jerome "Joe" Stoeger in 1946 and had seven children; he preceded her in death in 2013. Gwen was very active in her children's and grandchildren's lives. She attended many of their special...
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Irene Schultz

July 30, 1921 - May 27, 2017

Irene A. Schultz, 95, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Appleton Retirement Community. Irene was born on July 30, 1921 to John and Belle (Hales) Anderson in Waupaca County. On April 1, 1950, she was united in marriage to Arlyn Schultz. Irene worked as a school teacher for much of her life, starting in a one room school house. Later, she worked as a librarian. She retired from the...
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Gerald O. Olson

April 29, 1942 - May 27, 2017

Gerald O. Olson, 75 years, died peacefully at his residence in De Pere. Gerald was born in the Appleton area on April 29, 1942, the son of Clarence and Cecelia (Kopenhagen) Olson. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents. He was employed by Valley Packaging for many years and from 2007-2011 at Aspiro in Green Bay. In his spare time he would latch-hook rugs, watch the birds at his bird feeder...
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Rosemary Pawlowski

June 28, 1930 - May 27, 2017

Pawlowski, Rosemary Theresa (aka Petrie, Genson) Rosemary Pawlowski passed on May 27, 2017 while under hospice care at Windsor Manor in Concord, CA. Until six weeks prior to her residency at the nursing home, she lived with her daughter, Deborah, in Discovery Bay, CA, for the previous four years. Rosemary was born in Sheboygan, WI, on June 28, 1930 to Paul and Cecilia Genson. She married...
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Stephen Kellett

December 6, 1948 - May 27, 2017

Stephen Burnham Kellett, 68, of Appleton, WI died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at UW Health Clinics in Madison, WI, following complications from heart surgery. He was born in Worcester, MA on December 6, 1948, the son of the Reverend Dr. Norman L. and Marjorie (Burnham) Kellett. He spent his early years in Southbridge and Peabody, MA and summers at Biddeford Pool and Kennebunk Beach, ME. He was a 1967...
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James J. Malone

March 29, 1921 - May 25, 2017

James (Jim) John Malone, age 96 of Appleton, WI passed peacefully with his family by his side on May 25, 2017. Jim was born in Alton, IL on March 29, 1921, son of Benard and Sabina (Cuti) Malone. After serving his country on Navy destroyer USS Coghlan – DD 606 in WWII, he was honorably discharged. He then settled in Rockford, IL where he met the love of his life, Virginia Terrazino. Jim...
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Frank N. Kriesel

July 28, 1941 - May 23, 2017

Frank N. Kriesel, age 75, of Appleton, was welcomed home to Heaven. He passed peacefully at Century Oaks Assisted Living on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was born on July 28, 1941 to the late Arthur and Goldeen (Patnode) Kriesel in Antigo, Wisconsin. Frank served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. Frank was also a member of the V.F.W. Post in Elderon as well as The Odd Fellows of Appleton. ...
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Dale A. Jakubek

May 17, 1951 - May 23, 2017

Dale Jakubek, age 66, of Neenah, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017. He was born on May 17, 1951, the son of the late Raymond and Carol Jakubek. Dale graduated from Menasha High School in 1969. Dale enjoyed playing the guitar, listening to music, and watching sports. He also enjoyed taking walks with his girlfriend of 37 years, Priscilla Holloway. Dale is survived by his girlfriend,...
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Dale A. Timm

December 21, 1941 - May 22, 2017

Dale A. Timm, age 75, of Appleton, passed away at his home on Monday, May 22, 2017. Dale was born on December 21, 1941, in Appleton, to the late Leonard and Gwen (Wehrman) Timm. He married Jan Phillips on April 28, 1962, in Appleton; she survives. Dale was a loving husband, father, brother and son. Employed at Butch's Body Auto Body in Appleton for over 45 years, he was well-known and...
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Lyle Clarence Roy Zoelk

August 9, 1932 - May 22, 2017

Lyle Clarence Roy Zoelk, 84, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Peabody Manor. Lyle was born on August 9, 1932 to Louis and Pearl (Helser) Zoelk. On February 20, 1954 he was united in marriage to Beverly Boese, the love of his life. Lyle was a very hard worker and worked for the Wisconsin Corp until his first retirement and then went to work in the maintenance department for the Heritage...
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Donald L. Nagan

August 2, 1932 - May 22, 2017

Don Nagan, age 84 of Kaukauna, died at his home on Monday, May 22, 2017. A complete obituary will appear here as soon as it is available.
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Donald Blaese

October 2, 1931 - May 21, 2017

Donald "Swamp Fox" Blaese, age 86, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was born on October 2, 1931 to the late Henry and Frances (Eichinger) Blaese. He attended Appleton High School and served in the United States Air Force. On July 23, 1960, Don married Judith Hubert, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, Wisconsin. They resided in Appleton all their...
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