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“it has almost been a year and it was hard at frist but i know that you are with me always you are with greatgrandma i love you and miss. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kaytelyn Johnson - Stewartville, MN

“Dear great grandpa you were 89 and I new it was going to be time and I woke up feeling something was wrong and I was coming up and then you passed...Read More ยป
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kaytelyn Johnson - Stewartville, MN

“Thank you For being my great grandpa. I am sorry I did not say goodbye.I will miss you and I love you.-kaytelyn JOhnson ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kaytelyn Johnson - Stewartvile, MN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all today. Many memories I have if your mom and Uncle Don. May they both Rest In Peace ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Karen & Bob Shadduck - Neenah, WI

“Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace. ”
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Passed away on December 29, 2017 in Appleton, Wisconsin at the age of 89. Don was born on September 19, 1928 to Jacob and Gertrude Verkuilen in Appleton, Wisconsin. Don served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Don was joined in marriage to Agnes Kuba Kobs on November 11, 1960. Don was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church of Mackville, Wisconsin for nearly 50 years. He was employed at Riverside Paper Corporation for over 30 years. Don enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, dancing with Agnes, camping, fishing traveling, cutting his grass after retirement and “putzing around” with anything he could. Don is survived by his son Joseph “Mike” (Brenda) Kobs, grandchildren LeaAnne Kobs Johnson, Christopher Kobs, and Jennifer (Jeremy) Van Camp, and great grandchildren Kaytelyn and McKenzie Johnson and Lauren, Lindsey, and Lexie Van Camp. Brother of Vernon (Eve), Thomas (Judy), and Sharon Rammer. Brother-in-law of Maureen Verkuilen, Gertrude Kuba, and Cathy Holcomb. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Don is preceded in death by his wife Agnes, his parents, and siblings Marvin Verkiulen and Martha “Marge” Pasholk and brothers-in-law Robert Rammer, Kenneth Parmen, and Barney Pasholk. Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday January 6, 2018 at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, N2926 State Road 47, Appleton, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Funeral liturgy at 11:00 AM. Don will be laid to rest privately at St. Joseph’s cemetery at a later date. Memorials to the City of Menasha K9 unit in Don’s name are appreciated. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Helen’s House, Dr. Shinkunas, and ThedaCare at Home Hospice for the care and attention Don received.