- February 23, 1932 - March 4, 2017
- Combined Locks, Wisconsin
of Mark's Passing
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“Mark and I are so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a good man--good to you and your mom as well to his nieces and nephews. I have so many fond...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Patty and Mark Wallesverd
“Pam,Mike,Debbie,Pat and Tim and families,our most sincere condolences to all of you at this difficult time.Uncle Mark was a good man whom we always...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Tim and Chris Melzer
“Patrick, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
3 of 11 | Posted by: Don Amy Marks - Germantown, WI
“Patrick and family, Hope and I are keeping you all in our prayers. Our sincere sympathy to you in your loss.
4 of 11 | Posted by: Troy & Hope
“The American Legion Post #60 extends our condolences to family and friends. Mark was a Paid-Up-For-Life member, and 52 years of membership God...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Melvin Klarner
Our deepest condolences for the loss of your father, and may God shower you and your family with his Love, Grace, Comfort and Peace during these...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Dr. Derrick & Mrs. Caroline Payne - IL
“We're so terribly sorry! Our deepest sympathy. Keep the memories of Dad in your heart forever!
7 of 11 | Posted by: The David B Johnson Family
“Pam my heart goes out to you and your family during this time of grief. Hugs to you. God will help you thru the days ahead.
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Allen
“Pat, Our prayers are with you and your family.
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kristie, Ken, Ellie and Megan
“I will always remember your dad for his kindness to me & his love for the boys. He will be missed.
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kelley
“My thoughts are with your family so sorry for your loss
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kim & Bill Knope
Mark P. Van Vreede, age 85 of Combined Locks, passed away on March 4, 2017. Mark was born on February 23, 1932 in Kaukauna, Wisconsin to Theodore and Kathryn (Dempsey) Van Vreede. He served his country during the Korean War as part of the U. S. Army and was a member of the American Legion, Post #60. On May 11, 1957 he was united in marriage to the former Carol Melzer in Appleton and she preceded him in death on March 24, 2007. Mark was employed with Appleton Papers (now Appleton Coated) from 1955 until he retired in 1994. Mark loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and baking for his grandkids. Survivors include his children, Pam (Chuck) Meyer of Green Bay, Debra (Don) Spranger, Michael (Judy) Van Vreede of Kimberly, Patrick Van Vreede of Woodstock, GA, and Tim (Tammy) Van Vreede of Freedom; his beloved grandchildren, Alan, Matthew, and Allison Meyer; Derek (Megan) Spranger, Kayla (Christopher) Petersen, and Dalton Spranger; Kyle (Renee) Van Vreede and Lauren (Chris) Gruber; Nicholas and Ryan Van Vreede; Deegan Van Vreede; great-grandchildren: Charlotte Petersen and Sawyer Van Vreede , siblings: Phyllis Mauthe, Jim Van Vreede, Tom (Lori) Van Vreede, and Myrt Van Vreede as well as many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Carol, siblings: Anita (John) Hamill, Lucille (Bill) Moser, Marion (Harold) Hurley, Helen (Donald) John, Larry Mauthe, Esther Van Vreede, Marguerite (Gordon) Lamers, and Jerry Van Vreede. There will be a Funeral Mass for Mark on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:00pm at St. Paul Catholic Church, 410 E. Wallace Street in Combined Locks with Rev. Andrew Kysely officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday at the church from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. For more information and to express condolences, please visit www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com. The family would like to express a thank you to the staff and nurses of St. Elizabeth Hospital, ICU. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established.