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Our Obituaries

Nora Ann Herrling

November 30, 1932 - June 12, 2018

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. - Cherokee Nora A Herrling (née Remmel) lived her life in just such a way. Nora's inherent love for people and curiosity about them is seen through the vast array of people whose lives were touched by her. Her legacy is one of compassion, love...
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Jeffrey A. Seaver

June 29, 1957 - June 11, 2018

Jeffrey Allen Seaver, 60, of Montello, passed away at his home on Monday, June 11, 2018. Jeffrey was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to the late Gordon and Esther Seaver. Jeffrey participated in Special Olympics, and spent most of his adult life working with special friends at Northwoods Incorporated of Wisconsin. Jeffrey also lived with two other friends for most of...
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Bonnie Rae Hove

January 24, 1941 - June 11, 2018

Bonnie Rae Hove, age 77 of Appleton, passed into her Savior’s waiting arms quite unexpectedly on Monday morning, June 11, 2018. Bonnie was born in Gresham, Wisconsin on January 24, 1941, daughter of the late Ruth (Strutz) and Louis Neumeier. She was a graduate of Kimberly High School, and on September 16, 1961, she married the love of her life,...
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Joyce Catherine McLaughlin

February 16, 1929 - June 9, 2018

Joyce Catherine McLaughlin, age 89, of Kimberly, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Brewster Village. Joyce was born on February 16, 1929, daughter of the late Louis and Veronica (Philippi) Kort. After graduating for Clintonville High School, she married Eugene (Mac) McLaughlin at St. Rose Catholic Church on June...
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Carol A. Wurdinger

July 22, 1919 - June 9, 2018

Carol A. (Rogers) Wurdinger, age 98, a lifelong resident of Kaukauna, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, on June 9, 2018. Carol was born on July 22, 1919, daughter of the late Louis and Clara (Gast) Rogers. She was a 1937 graduate of Kaukauna High School, and married her high school sweetheart Ralph “Lowie” Wurdinger, on October 4...
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Judy Ann Jennerjahn

January 25, 1944 - June 8, 2018

Judy A. Jennerjahn, age 74, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, June 8, 2018, as St. Elizabeth Hospital. Judy was born on January 25, 1944, daughter of the late Arlin “Jake” and Elaine (Cartwright) Zabel. After graduating from Oshkosh High School in 1963, she began working at Bucky’s Foods and Sentry Foods. Judy then...
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Diane Lynn Randerson

May 16, 1952 - June 7, 2018

Diane Randerson, age 66, was called home unexpectedly but peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Kaukauna home. Diane was born in Appleton on May 16, 1952, daughter of the late Jerome and Dorothy (Kimball) Wallenfang. She attended the Outagamie County Teachers College and UW-Oshkosh. She then went on teach at St. John’s School in Little Chute as well as in the Denmark...
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Paul B. VanderLoop

September 29, 1936 - June 6, 2018

Paul “Pugo” VanderLoop, age 81, passed peacefully at St. Paul Elder Services on Wednesday afternoon, June 6, 2018. Paul was born in Brillion on September 29, 1936, son of the late Richard and Leona (Brochtrup) VanderLoop. He and the former Wilma Kruse were married at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kaukauna on July 3, 1957, very shortly after Paul’s...
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George O'Brien

February 23, 1927 - June 6, 2018

George O’Brien Jr., 91, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Oak Park Place. George was born February 23, 1927 in New London, Wisconsin to George and Althea (Rittenhouse) O’Brien. George Jr. was an avid Hunter and Fisherman his entire life. During his younger days he loved to downhill ski and was a member of the Wooden Wings Ski Club in New London which...
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John Herman Sturm

November 15, 1925 - June 6, 2018

John H. Sturm, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Prairie Homes Assisted Living, Menasha. He was born on November 15, 1925, in the Town of Menasha, the son of John N. and Catherine (Frahm) Sturm. John honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953, during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Kathleen LeBouton on November 12&...
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Noel Kay Ford

December 26, 1929 - June 5, 2018

Noel Kay Ford passed away peacefully, (after a courageous battle with cancer) on June 5, 2018, at the age of 88 in his home in Appleton, Wisconsin under the loving care of his family and the staff and nurses of ThedaCare at Home Hospice. He was born on December 26, 1929, to W. Kay and Caroline Ford in Oshkosh, WI. Noel attended Appleton High School and graduated in...
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Charlotte Josephs

August 11, 1927 - June 5, 2018

Charlotte Marie Josephs, age 90, Sherwood, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018. She was born on August 11,1927 to Melvin and Pauline (Surprise) Belonger. Charlotte wed Donald A. Josephs of Kimberly, on April 3, 1948 at Sacred Heart church in Appleton. Together they enjoyed over 50 years of marriage and were blessed with six children. ...
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Alice Mary Marx

March 8, 1925 - June 5, 2018

Surrounded by her loving family, Alice M. (VerBockel) Marx went to her heavenly home on June 5, 2018 at the age of 93. The oldest of 11 children, she was born on March 8, 1925 in Kaukauna to Peter and Catherine (VanderLoop) VerBockel. Alice married the love of her life Edward Marx on July 22, 1944, in Hollandtown. He preceded her in death in 2006 after 63 years of...
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Robert D. Schroeder

June 23, 1929 - June 4, 2018

Robert D. Schroeder, 88, of Appleton, WI passed away on June 4, 2018 in Fond du Lac, WI. Robert was born in Dodgeville, WI to Fredrick and Freda (Heibel) Schroeder on June 23, 1929. He attended school in Dodgeville. He married JoAnn Nelson on February 24, 1951 at the Dodgeville Lutheran Church. He worked as an Air Force medic in the military for over 23 years....
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John Paul Pack

August 16, 1965 - June 3, 2018

John Paul Pack (Pac-Man), age 52, beloved father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 3, 2018 due to heart complications. He was born on August 16, 1965. John grew up in Menasha with his paternal grandfather Norbert Pack and attended St. Mary’s High School. John loved to watch movies and listen to music with his daughter, Heather. John also took a huge...
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Frederick Kenneth Weber

April 4, 1934 - June 3, 2018

Menasha - Frederick K. Weber, 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at his home. He was born on April 4, 1934, in Menasha, the son of Frederick and Marie (Piette) Weber. Fred was united in marriage to Carol Jean Boushley, on May 5, 1956, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Neenah. He was employed with James River Corporation,...
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Mary Ann Kieffer

August 2, 1925 - June 2, 2018

Mary A. “Sis” Kieffer, age 92, passed away on June 2, 2018. Mary was born on August 2, 1925 in Hobart, WI to the late Mary (Manders) and James Grady. On October 24, 1945, she was united in marriage to the late Earl Kieffer at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Oneida, WI. Mary cared for her husband Earl after a car accident, which left him...
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John Iver Collins

December 31, 1950 - June 2, 2018

John Iver Collins, Age 67 years, of Appleton, Wisconsin, passed away from complications of Parkinson’s disease on June 2, 2018. John was born in Ashland, Wisconsin on December 31, 1950 to William and Dorothy (Iverson) Collins. John is survived by his wife, Deborah (Hickinbotham) Collins, a brother, Gene Collins of Little Chute, and two sisters,...
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Michael L. Sambs

August 12, 1927 - June 1, 2018

Michael L. Sambs (Bud) passed away peacefully on Friday, June 1, 2018. He was born in Tigerton, WI on August 12, 1927, the son of Frank and Lena (Westphal) Sambs. Mike was drafted into the Army in 1946 and ran a commissary store with fellow servicemen for officers in Occupied Japan. On April 20, 1955 he married Lillian Suess in Menasha. Mike was a plumber by trade starting...
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Joanne Kluessendorf

April 8, 1949 - June 1, 2018

A visitation for Joanne will be held at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton, on Monday, June 11, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. A complete obituary for Joanne will be posted here as soon as it is available.
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Sheila R. Hallada

August 20, 1935 - May 31, 2018

Sheila R. Hallada, age 82, of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. She was born on August 20, 1935, in Wausau, Wisconsin to the late Herman and Isabelle (Gustafson) Drehmel. She married Robert “Bob” Hallada on June 21, 1958. Sheila’s passions were traveling, fishing, reading, playing Bridge and volunteering. She was...
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Wyatt C. Olson

August 6, 2001 - May 30, 2018

Wyatt Christopher Olson, age 16, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He was born August 6, 2001 in Appleton to Erik Olson and Kerry Jo Laurin. Wyatt loved life and everything he did. He was a passionate sports fan, following the Bucks, Brewers, Badgers and Avalanche. He always looked forward to getting out of school to watch March Madness with...
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Bonnie Lou Reischl-Rose

August 29, 1943 - May 30, 2018

Appleton - Bonnie Reischl-Rose, 74, passed away after a lengthy battle with dementia and most recently cancer on May 30, 2018, at the American Grand Assisted Living, Neenah. She was born on August 29, 1943, in Berlin, the daughter of Edward and Emma (Winter) Ultang. Bonnie was united in marriage at the Red Mill, Waupaca on June 28, 1997 to Greg Reischl....
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Clyde Jenkins

September 19, 1929 - May 30, 2018

Clyde Jenkins, 88, of Appleton, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Appleton. Clyde was born on September 19, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Clyde and Velma Jenkins. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1946 where he served during the WWII, Korean and Viet Nam eras. Clyde was the Navy Recruiter here in...
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Thomas F. Kaeser

March 24, 1949 - May 29, 2018

Thomas Francis Kaeser, age 69, passed away on Tuesday May 29, 2018 at his home in Appleton. From little on up he had a passion for sports. You would find him outside throwing a ball against the house imagining he was catching the last out of the World Series or calling the play by play report of a game on the TV. After graduating from U.W. Milwaukee he had a variety of jobs until...
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William Joseph Jungwirth

June 20, 1930 - May 29, 2018

William J. Jungwirth, age 87, of Menasha, WI passed away peacefully with family by his side on May 29, 2018. William was born in Oshkosh, WI to John and Olga (Hoffman) Jungwirth on June 20, 1930. He married Yvonne Roebke on November 1, 1958 in Oshkosh WI. He was a factory worker at Foremost Dairies for over 30 years. He served in the Army as a Staff Sergeant. He was...
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Donald H. Romenesko

December 4, 1933 - May 29, 2018

Donald H. Romenesko, age 84, of Kimberly, died on May 29, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. Don was born on December 4, 1933 in Little Chute to the late Leonard and Geraldine (Peeters) Romenesko. He worked for Kimberly Clark, was one of the founders of Warehouse Specialists, Inc. and spent many years as a construction manager for many local businesses. ...
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Joan Marie McCormick

June 27, 1960 - May 29, 2018

Joan Marie McCormick, age 57, of Menasha, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday evening, May 29, 2018. Joan was born on June 27, 1960, daughter of the late Joe and Helen (Gabrielson) Loderbauer. After graduating from Kaukauna High School, Joan married her love and best friend, Dave McCormick, on Halloween in 1980. Joan was an...
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Lyle Mike English

July 5, 1948 - May 28, 2018

Lyle (Mike) Michael English died on Monday, May 28, 2018 at UW Madison Hospital surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born in Merrill, WI on July 5, 1948, the only child of the late Lyle H. English and Jeannette (Sladek) English. Mike was raised surrounded by the love of his aunts, uncles and cousins. His mother’s love of vocals and harmony nurtured...
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Orrin Earl Zick

April 4, 1950 - May 28, 2018

Passed away on May 28th at the age of 68 surrounded by his family. Orrin was born on April 4, 1950 to Earl and Agnus (Rammer) Zick in Appleton WI. Orrin was an auto mechanic since he was 18, and was recently employed by Bergstrom Automotive for the past 15 years. Orrin went back to Bergstrom after his retirement as a courtesy driver. Orrin was also a licensed pilot for nearly 20 years and...
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Merlyn H. Huebner

March 7, 1944 - May 28, 2018

Merlyn H. Huebner, age 74, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Merlyn was born on March 7, 1944 to the late Otto and Marion (Maertz) Huebner. He went to New London High School and graduated in 1963. Following graduation, he went on to help his father on the farm. He then decided to go into construction and he later did an...
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Debra K. Behnke

April 24, 1959 - May 28, 2018

Debra Behnke, age 59, passed away at her home while surrounded by her family on May 28, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Alger and Therese Behnke. She is survived by her siblings: Cathy Behnke, Cal (Pam) Behnke, Mike (Laurie) Behnke, Robert (Donna) Behnke, David (Tammy) Behnke, Mark Behnke, Sandra Garvey, Lee (Colleen) Behnke, Gary (Sue) Behnke. ...
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Clayton J. McCabe

July 18, 1924 - May 27, 2018

Clayton John “Sputs” McCabe, age 93, passed away Sunday May 27, 2018 at Brewster Village in Appleton, WI where he resided for the past five years. He was born on July 18, 1924 in Little Chute to the late Ray and Ignado (Newcomb) McCabe. Clayton married Kathleen Femal on July 28, 1945. Together, they had three children, Kitty, Bruce, and Jeff....
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Kit A. Kranz

October 4, 1955 - May 24, 2018

Kit Allen Kranz, age 62, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Kit was born October 4, 1955 in Neenah, Wisconsin to Robert and Clair (Ramthun) Kranz. He was a member of the Neenah Rockets football team and graduated from Neenah High School in 1974. Kit also attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Kit was preceded in death by...
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Eva M. Olson Martell

December 22, 1926 - May 24, 2018

Eva M. Martell, age 91, passed away May 25, 2018. Eva, daughter of Olaf and Charlotte Olson, was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Brochet, Manitoba, Canada. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Obert, Norville, and Otto Olson, her daughter-in-law Georgia Martell, grandchild Margaret Gonnering, and her former husband, Richard Martell. Also...
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John Ottman

July 21, 1941 - May 23, 2018

John F. Ottman, age 76, peacefully passed away with his family by his side on May 23, 2018, at Heartwood Homes Assisted Living in Appleton. John was born on July 21, 1941, in Antigo, son of the late John and June (Warner) Ottman. He graduated from Antigo High School in 1959 and joined the United States Air Force. On June 20, 1970, John married the love of...
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Frank N. Krisch

April 20, 1925 - May 23, 2018

Frank N. Krisch, age 93, of Kaukauna, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. He was born on April 20, 1925 in Sugar Bush, Wisconsin to the late Peter and Katherine (Till) Krisch. Frank married Marian Springer on July 8, 1950 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Menasha. They were blessed with 60 years of marriage. Marian preceded him in death in 2011. He...
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Karla Jean M. Ross

January 1, 1948 - May 22, 2018

Karla Jean Mary Ross, age 70, of Neenah, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was born on January 1, 1948. She was retired from home care. Survivors include her four children, Roni Sue (John) Moderson, Dawn “Smiley” Selle (Cisco), Richard Ross and Robert (Tammy) Ross; five grandchildren, Austin&...
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Michael Lee Van Heuklon

June 27, 1951 - May 22, 2018

Mike Van Heuklon, 66, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He was born on June 27, 1951, in Appleton, the son of Lawrence and Agnes (Stoffel) Van Heuklon. Michael was employed with Pacon Corporation, Appleton, for 30+ years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, and going to Big Falls. Michael is survived by his wife: Laura; 3 children...
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Joyce Peggy Murphy

November 24, 1924 - May 21, 2018

Joyce Peggy Murphy was born on November 24, 1924 in Ealing, England and passed away peacefully on May 21, 2018. She graduated from school at the age of 16 and then joined the army. Joyce arrived in America on the famous Queen Mary in 1945. She married the love of her life, David J. Murphy is 1962, who survived her in death. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Rose...
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Eleanor M. Sonnleitner

April 30, 1928 - May 21, 2018

Eleanor M. “Brownie” Sonnleitner, age 90 of Appleton, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, May 21, 2018. She was born in Appleton on April 30, 1928 the daughter of the late Neil and Mary (Burton) Brown. On May 19, 1979 she married the late Lawrence Sonnleitner at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Appleton. Brownie was a waitress most of her life...
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Peter Nickols Tracanna

July 1, 1937 - May 20, 2018

Peter Nickols Tracanna, 80, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Peter was born on July 1, 1937 to the late Frank and Mary Ann (Menard) Tracanna at home in Appleton, the youngest of seven children. Peter attended Appleton High School. He then served in the US Marine Corps from 1954 until 1957 and reserves from 1960 until 1962. Peter graduated from Fox Valley Technical...
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Thomas Lee Ehlke

April 4, 1948 - May 19, 2018

Thomas Lee Ehlke, 70, of Appleton, WI was called home to heaven to be with his Savior on May 19, 2018 in Appleton. Tom was born in New London, WI to Clarence and Elda (Leisering) Ehlke on April 4, 1948. He went to school at St. Paul Elementary School and graduated from Fox Valley Lutheran High School. He graduated college from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He...
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Helen A. Thern

November 1, 1935 - May 19, 2018

Our beautiful mother, Helen A. (Welch) Thern, age 82, was carried on angels’ wings to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 19, 2018, unexpectedly due to a brain aneurysm. She is now in the company of her beloved Savior and loved ones. She was born at her home in the town of Black Creek on November 1, 1935, daughter of the late George and Gladys (Wagner) Welch....
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Wallace M. Morton, Jr.

January 22, 1923 - May 16, 2018

Wallace “Wally” M. Morton Jr., passed away into his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He joined his wife, Gladys; son, Jim and son-in-law, Jim. He had a wonderful and joy-filled life: serving his country in the U.S Army, raising his family and volunteering for many organizations. Wally and Gladys loved to travel and left that legacy with their...
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Jane M. Ruth

February 1, 1920 - May 16, 2018

Jane Ruth, age 98 of Appleton, passed away on May 16, 2018 after a brief illness. Jane was born in Appleton on February 1, 1920, daughter of the late Julius and Catherine (Janssen) Robertson. Due to the untimely death of her father, Jane was forced to interrupt her education, seek employment, and help the family income. During World War II, she met her...
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Alan J. Hietpas

March 11, 1944 - May 15, 2018

Alan J. Hietpas, age 74, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday May 15, 2018 after battling recent complications from numerous chronic conditions. Alan “Al” was born in the family home in Kimberly, WI to the late Sylvester and Rosella (Kamps) Hietpas. He was a 3-sport athlete at Kimberly High School, graduating in 1962. Al attended St. Norbert...
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Peter L. Mislinski

August 6, 1952 - May 15, 2018

Peter Lawrence Mislinski, age 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Peter fought a courgeous, two year battle with stage four kidney cancer. He was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to the late Edward and Louise (Rossmeissl) Mislinski and was the fourth of five children. On August 16, 1975 Peter married Joyce Bodmer at St....
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Rosemary L. Johns

August 30, 1927 - May 15, 2018

We, the family, rejoice as our mother, Rosemary, is reunited with her husband, Russell, in God's loving presence. Their love, trust and faith in each other was a constant in our lives and an inspiration to everyone who knew them. Rosemary was born to John and Rose Van Dyke (nee Randerson) in Kaukauna, Wisconsin in 1927. She was baptized at Holy Cross Parish and...
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Elizabeth Ann Vincent

July 13, 1931 - May 14, 2018

On May 14, 2018, Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Vincent left this vale of tears at St. Elizabeth Hospital and transitioned to Heaven where there are no tears (Rev. 21:4). Betty passed away surrounded by her family. Betty was born on July 13, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Jim and Loreen Anthony. Betty graduated from Indiana University in 1953 and taught two years in...
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Chadwick Andrew Glasow

June 10, 1970 - May 12, 2018

Chadwick Andrew Glasow, age 47, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Chadwick was born in Appleton on June 10, 1970, son of the late Robert and Lorraine (Biedenbender) Glasow. Chadwick will be best remembered for his lengthy and successful career in the competitive downtown Appleton bar business. He began as a bartender at Jim’s Place&...
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Jim Ulrich

August 12, 1957 - May 12, 2018

James Walter Ulrich, age 60, of Appleton, died peacefully in his sleep at his home on May 12, 2018. James was born on August 12, 1957, son of the late Edward and Bernice (Yandre) Ulrich. He attended Fox Valley Lutheran High School, graduating in 1975. He married Bonnie Huettl at St. Paul Lutheran Church on December 16, 1983. They enjoyed 20 years of marriage...
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Lucina Ann Jandrey-Kerkhoff

July 15, 1922 - May 12, 2018

Lucina A. Jandrey-Kerkhoff, age 95, of Kaukauna, WI passed away peacefully with family by her side, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at St. Paul Villa in Kaukauna. Lucina was born on July 15, 1922 to Cornelius and Harriet (Jansen) Hartjes. She grew up in the big house in Combined Locks, where she lived her young life and went to school. In June of 1949 she married the...
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Richard W. Tuszka

December 21, 1941 - May 12, 2018

Richard W. Tuszka, age 76, of Appleton, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born on December 21, 1941 to the late Lawrence and Virginia (Springborn) Tuszka. His parents passed when he was young and he was raised by his mother’s sister, Betty. Richard met the love of his life, Karen Toman, when they were in sixth grade. They married on December...
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Roger Lee Wheeler

May 4, 1939 - May 11, 2018

Roger L. Wheeler, 79, died Friday May 11, 2018 in Appleton, Wisconsin with his daughter Vicki and family members at his side. Roger was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an avid race enthusiast and devoted Packer fan. Roger is survived by his two daughters, Dawn (Robert) Gunter of Cody, WY and Vicki Wheeler of Appleton; seven grandchildren&...
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Robert J. Schoneman

November 28, 1958 - May 10, 2018

Robert J. Schoneman, age 59, of Appleton, WI, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 10, 2018, surrounded by his family after a sudden illness. He was born November 28, 1958 in Ridgewood, NJ to the late John and Mary Schoneman. He was their miracle baby, arriving 12 weeks early and weighing only 2 pounds. He always fought the good fight. Rob (...
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Caroline Seward Rucker

September 8, 1945 - May 10, 2018

On May 10, 2018, Caroline Seward Rucker slipped away peacefully from this life and exchanged her tired body for the joy of heaven. We were privileged to be touched by her abundant love, giving spirit, fierce independence, unwavering courage, love of adventure, intelligence and humor. She was larger than life and had a powerful impact on all who knew her. Her legacy...
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Margaret B. Mayer

June 16, 1924 - May 9, 2018

Margaret Mayer passed away peacefully on May 9, 2018, she was 93 years loved. Margaret was born on June 16, 1924 into the happy William and Mildred Spreeman family in Suring, WI. On June 12, 1948, Margaret carried that joy into her own marriage to her everything, Levi Mayer of Appleton. Margaret and Levi were happily married for almost 60 years. Margaret was an...
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Claire Marie Gallant

July 16, 1952 - May 8, 2018

Claire Marie Gallant, age 65, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully Tuesday, May 8, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born July 16, 1952 in Appleton to the late Clifford and Helen (Kirchner) Meyer. Claire graduated from Appleton East High School in 1970. Claire married the love of her life Gary Gallant on August 7, 1976 and lovingly celebrated 41...
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Judith Ann Simon

November 18, 1942 - May 6, 2018

Judith A. Simon, 75, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Oakridge Gardens, Menasha. She was born on November 18, 1942, in Neenah, the daughter of Clarence and Dorothy (Delfosse) Kaufert. Judy enjoyed fishing, bowling, puzzles, camping at Pineland Park, playing cards especially cribbage, and coaching. She helped to start the Fox...
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William Edward Simon

November 21, 1940 - May 6, 2018

Appleton - William E. Simon, 77, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Country Terrace, Appleton. He was born on November 21, 1940, in Appleton, the son of Sylvester and Gladys (Riley) Simon. Bill graduated from St. Mary High School, Menasha, the Class of 1960. William married Judith Kaufert in June of 1962, and later June...
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Lois M. Mueller

June 5, 1940 - May 5, 2018

Lois M. Mueller, age 77, of Appleton, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born on June 5, 1940 to the late Robert A. and Louise A. (Harms) Goetsch in Plymouth, Wisconsin. Lois graduated Plymouth High School in 1958 and continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison earning her Bachelor’s degree in 1963. She furthered her education at...
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Norman James Gawinski

December 22, 1931 - May 5, 2018

Norman J. Gawinski age 86 of Menasha passed away unexpectedly on Saturday May 5, 2018. Norman was born on December 22, 1931 in Menasha, Wisconsin. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gawinski. He graduated from St. John’s Elementary school and Menasha High School. He enlisted in the United States Airforce and served 2 years in Guam during the Korean War. He attained the rank of...
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Edward V. Hirsch

January 7, 1928 - May 5, 2018

Edward V. Hirsch passed away suddenly on May 5, 2018, at the Gardens of Fountain Way. Edward “Ed” was born at the Hirsch homestead in Little Black, Wisconsin on January 7, 1928, the second of five children, to the late William V. and Julianna Steffens Hirsch. Following his graduation from Medford High School in 1945, he enlisted in the military to serve...
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Dorothy P. Loll

November 21, 1935 - May 4, 2018

Dorothy Loll, age 82 of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, May 4, 2018 at her home in Appleton. Dorothy was born in Cicero, Illinois on November 21, 1935, daughter of the late John and Anna (Rossbach) Baratka. In November of 1955, Dorothy married Sheldon Loll in Cicero; he preceded her in death in 1994. Dorothy was a faithful and active member...
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Robert VanLandghen

August 24, 1943 - May 4, 2018

Robert J. “Pudge” VanLandghen, 74 years, of Appleton, Wisconsin passed away May 4, 2018 surrounded by his family. Pudge was born August 24, 1943 to Fred and Alvina Vanlandghen (Wulgaert). He will be remembered as a funny, generous man with a huge heart. He was always smiling! He loved to ride around on hisHarley and cruise in his Corvette. He loved being...
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Dorothy Irene Schomisch

April 9, 1927 - May 3, 2018

Dorothy I. Schomisch, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 3, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born on April 9, 1927, in Menasha, the daughter of Michael and Martha (Rumnek) Smolinski. Dorothy was united in marriage to Mathew Prestil on October 25, 1947, and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1977. She then married Gerald Schomisch on...
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Roy D. Wentzel

November 16, 1921 - May 2, 2018

For seventy years, Roy Wentzel had never missed his beloved Genevieve’s birthday. After her passing on November 1, 2017, he vowed not to miss her next birthday, and on May 2, 2018 (Gen’s birthday) Jesus called Roy home to heaven and reunited him with his wife of seven decades. Roy Davis Wentzel was born in the Town of Wolf River on November 16, 1921, son...
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Kevin R. Reinholz

December 1, 1980 - May 1, 2018

Kevin Reinholz, age 37, passed away peacefully after a lifelong illness. Kevin was born in Appleton on December 1, 1980 in Appleton, son of Kenneth and Margie (Fischer) Reinholz. In his younger years, Kevin worked at Valley Packaging in Appleton. He is survived by his parents and two brothers: Kenny Reinholz who lives at home, and Kyle (Amie) Reinholz of Montgomery&...
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Richard J. Huelsbeck

October 22, 1926 - May 1, 2018

Richard “Dick” J. Huelsbeck, age 91 of Appleton, passed away May 1, 2018 at his residence. Dick was born in Menasha, WI on October 22, 1926, to the late Ida (Porsche) and Arthur Huelsbeck. He was raised on his family farm where he worked hard on chores, built his first greenhouse, and helped his mom cook for the family. Dick graduated from St. Mary...
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Maria C. Judson

December 4, 1927 - May 1, 2018

Maria C. Judson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. Maria was born on December 4, 1927 to Juan and Maria (Estrada Orantes) Reyes Gonzalez in Guatemala. On January 11, 1962 she was united in marriage to Leland “Art” Judson. She worked for many years at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Maria was very active in her church, St....
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Mary L. Wolff

August 8, 1937 - April 30, 2018

Mary Wolff dedicated her life to taking care of her family. Whether it was putting out a holiday spread or sledding down hills up north, she enjoyed being a part of special moments with those who loved her most. Mary was born August 8, 1937 in Neenah, WI to the late Julian and Angeline Konetzke. After graduating from Menasha High School, Mary wed Richard Wolff, on September...
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Elinor Patricia Stecker

January 7, 1929 - April 29, 2018

Menasha - Elinor P. Stecker, age 89, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 7, 1929, in Menasha, the daughter of Alex and Myrtle (Dayton) Dombrowfski. She attended St Patrick Grade School, Menasha High School, and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She first started her teaching career at Nordheim and later...
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Lois A. Burch

February 21, 1927 - April 29, 2018

Lois Burch, age 91 of Appleton, passed away at Brookdale Senior Living in Appleton on Sunday evening, April 29, 2018. Lois was born in Appleton on February 21, 1927, daughter of the late Julius and Florence (Blahnik) Balza. On June 8, 1946, she married Lawrence Burch in Springfield, Missouri, and together spent fifty-eight beautiful years together,...
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Kennedy R. Nissen

November 4, 1930 - April 28, 2018

Kennedy R. Nissen, 87, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly on April 28, 2018. Ken was the eldest son of Raymond L. and Sarah Norma Nissen (nee Cody) born November 4, 1930, in Provo, UT. He graduated in 1953 from Wheaton College with a B.A. in History. At Wheaton he was pitcher for the baseball team, played basketball, and was active in many extracurricular...
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Ann Kay Wojtkiewicz

March 16, 1963 - April 28, 2018

Ann Kay “Annie” Wojtkiewicz, age 55, passed away suddenly on April 28,2018. She was born in Kenosha, WI on March 16, 1963 to Edward and Marianne (nee Bakula) Wojtkiewicz. Annie lived in Kenosha, Burlington and then Waupaca, WI, and most recently Appleton, WI. Annie attended schools at St. George Catholic school, Reuther High School and college...
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Bernice A. Ashauer

November 13, 1935 - April 27, 2018

Bernice A. Ashauer, age 82, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018 surrounded by family. Bernice was born on November 13, 1935 to the late Peter and Emma (Lucassan) Vander Loop. On January 20, 1953, she married Gerald Ashauer at St. John Nepomucene Church in Little Chute. They spent 57 years of marriage together until his passing in 2010. Bernice was a woman of strong...
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Frances Ellen Poitras Langner

November 23, 1940 - April 27, 2018

To all Frannie’s family and friends, the beautiful twinkle in her Irish eyes left this earth to join her soulmate, Roger. When her soul left her body, Frannies family blanketed her with love, feeling full of peace. Frannie felt her love for all of us deep within her generous heart, and in return, we were lucky enough to give back to her. Please remember the fun...
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Oscar Hildebrand

September 24, 1928 - April 26, 2018

Oscar “Whitey” Hildebrand, age 89, passed away peacefully at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton on April 26, 2018. Oscar was born to the late Herman and Edna Hildebrand, Sr. on September 24, 1928, in Butternut, Wisconsin. He had worked as a carpenter and general contractor for most of his working life. Oscar is survived by his six children and...
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Richard Kewley

May 4, 1926 - April 25, 2018

Richard Dahlmann Kewley, 91, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2018, at Cherry Meadows Hospice in Appleton, WI. Dick was born May 4, 1926, to Ulmont and Edith Kewley, in Milwaukee. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, Dick served his country at the Naval Air Station Glenview in Chicago, IL. He married Suzanne M. Ladky on Dec. 30, 1950, in...
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Paul Frederick Sylvester

March 30, 1951 - April 24, 2018

Mr. Paul Frederick Sylvester, of Appleton, Wisconsin, passed away at age 67 on April 24, 2018 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Born on March 30, 1951 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to the late Charlotte Butler and the late Walter Sylvester, Paul grew up in both Plover and Kimberly. After graduating from Kimberly High School, Paul attended UW-Green Bay for...
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Ramona Jean Caraballo

November 5, 1966 - April 24, 2018

Appleton - Ramona (Gill) Caraballo, age 68, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at her home. She was born on November 5, 1949, to Hjalmar and Merle (Fischer) Gill. Ramona graduated from Appleton High School in 1967. She attended Fox Valley Technical College receiving an associate of arts degree in pulp and paper chemical technology. She also received...
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Janet Baur

August 31, 1947 - April 23, 2018

Janet Rae Baur (nee Rellihen), 70, of Appleton peacefully went to be with her Lord on April 23, 2018. Born August 31, 1947, in Evanston, Illinois, she was the first child of the late Richard Dean Rellihen and Lillian Rellihen (nee Hayes). Janet was preceded in death by her beloved grandmother, Dorothy Dean Rellihen; her father, Richard Dean Rellihen,...
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Allen Cummings

October 8, 1946 - April 22, 2018

Allen B. Cummings, 71, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Allen was born on October 8, 1946 to Vernon and Alice (Hammersmith) Cummings in Chicago, Illinois. He worked as a salesman for Bear and PSE archery companies serving areas in Michigan and Wisconsin. In his later years he worked at Gander Mountain. Allen was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and...
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Barbara L. Hansen

November 3, 1940 - April 22, 2018

Barbara Lea Hansen, 77, of Appleton, WI, passed away on April 22, 2018 in Neenah, WI. Barbara was born in Manitowoc, WI to Martin and Bernice Andrastek on November 3, 1940. She went to school at St. Andrews parochial school and graduated from Lincoln High School, Manitowoc. Some of Barbara's favorite actives included sewing, painting, any other type...
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Judith Ann Ferron

January 24, 1945 - April 22, 2018

Judi Ferron, age 73 of Menasha, passed away on Sunday morning, April 22, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. Judi was born in Neenah on January 24, 1945, daughter of the late Elmo and Sylvia (Wagner) Hildebrand. Over the years, she worked at Modern Manufacturing in Neenah. Judi will be remembered for her love of bird-watching, fishing, and of course&...
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Lucille Schutkoske

September 21, 1920 - April 21, 2018

Lucille Schutkoske, age 97, passed away April 21, 2018. Lucille was born on September 21, 1920 at home in Menasha to the late Joseph and Frances (Kierszten) Schutkoske. She attended school at St. John Catholic School and graduated from Menasha High School. She began working for Whiting Paper Co. and worked there for over 40 years until her retirement. Lucille enjoyed reading,...
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Patricia Weber Wilcomb

November 25, 1947 - April 20, 2018

Patricia Weber Wilcomb, age 70, passed away after a prolonged illness on April 20, 2018 surrounded by family in her Menasha, WI home. She was born on November 25, 1947, daughter of the late J. Thomas and Jean (Rabideau) Weber. Patricia was part of the 1966 graduating class of St. Mary’s, Menasha and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied...
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Louis Frank Schneider

April 2, 1939 - April 20, 2018

Appleton - Louis Schneider, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Brookdale Assisted Living Facility, Appleton. He was born on April 2, 1939, in Oshkosh, the son of Louis and Eleanore (Mueller) Schneider. Louis was united in marriage to Elaine Wilke on August 25, 1962, in Clintonville. She preceded him in death on January 2, 2016....
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Sandra K. Olson

April 10, 1952 - April 19, 2018

Sandra Olson, age 66 and formerly of Appleton, died in an Elkhorn, Wisconsin hospital on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Sandra was born in Medford on April 10, 1952, daughter of the late Norman and Lucille (Thums) Olson. Sandra is survived by two sisters: Shirley (Glenn) Nikkila of Stetsonville and Sharon (Steven) Havel of Appleton; a brother: Jerome Olson of Shiocton;...
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Joseph Paul Verhyen

March 19, 1921 - April 18, 2018

Joseph Paul Verhyen, “Grandpa Joe”, of Appleton, died Wednesday April 18, 2018 at ThedaCare Appleton Medical Center at the age of 97. He was born March 19, 1921, son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (McQuillan) Verhyen. Joseph was joined in marriage to Verona Brown on January 3, 1944. Joe proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II in Normandy...
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Janet Marie Wilken

October 15, 1928 - April 18, 2018

Passed away on April 18, 2018 after a brief illness at the age of 89. Janet was born on October 15, 1928 to Charles and Veronica (nee Schertz) Shimek. Janet was joined in marriage to DuWayne E. Wilken on July 6, 1962. Janet was a lifelong resident of Appleton and a long time member of Faith Lutheran Church. She retired from the Aid Association for Lutherans (Thrivent). Janet...
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Daniel Jay Albrecht

May 25, 1966 - April 17, 2018

Appleton - Daniel J. Albrecht, 51, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 25, 1966, in Appleton, the son of Charles and DonnaMae (Christen) Albrecht. Dan enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, watching movies and the Green Bay Packers, martial arts, and listening to music. He loved his work in...
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Lois Grimh

February 17, 1942 - April 17, 2018

After a heroic battle with dementia, Lois V. Grimh (Shilts) passed away April 17, 2018 at the age of 76. Born in Winter, Wis., Lois attended Winter School. Her marriage to James Grimh of Radisson, Wis. moved her to Texas, where they established a commercial fishing business. Lois returned to Wisconsin in 1978 and later worked for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce...
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Joan Marilyn Klevesahl

March 7, 1930 - April 17, 2018

Joan Marilyn Klevesahl (Schwenke), 88 years, was welcomed by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 17, 2018 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah. She was born March 7, 1930 to Walter and Margaret Schwenke (Kautz) in the Town of Larrabee in Waupaca County, Wisconsin. On December 18, 1948 Joan and Calvin Klevesahl were married at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Pella...
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Catherine Kluck

February 20, 1926 - April 17, 2018

Catherine “Kay” E. Kluck, age 92 of Kimberly, passed away early on Tuesday morning, April 17, 2018 at Kay was born February 20, 1926 in Newtown, New Foundland, daughter of the late Archibald and (Emily) Hall. Shortly after high school, Kay met and married a young soldier who was stationed in St. John’s, Edwin Kluck, on January 19,...
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Elaine Doris Krueger

March 19, 1928 - April 14, 2018

Elaine D. Krueger, died April 14, 2018, after a battle with Alzheimer’s Disease with her family by her side at Comforts of Home Memory Care in St Croix Falls. She was born in Menasha on March 19, 1928, to the late Clarence and Della “Stella” (Stepanski) Krabbe. Mom and younger sister Joanne lost both their parents at a young age and were then raised by their...
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Robert Alan Schabow

December 3, 1954 - April 14, 2018

Age 63, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 14 2018. He was born in Appleton, WI on December 3, 1954 to the late Lloyd and Elayne (Ristow) Schabow. Bob was joined in marriage to Michele Lahay on April 11, 1994 in Florida. Bob was proudly employed at Bergstrom Automotive for nearly 35 years. Bob started his career at Bergstrom out of high school; working in customer service...
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Norman John Burton

May 13, 1928 - April 14, 2018

Norman John “Jim” Burton, 89, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Cherry Meadows Hospice. Norm was born on May 13, 1928 to Melvin and Margaret (Bronold) Burton in New London. He was a veteran having served in the US Marines. On October 15, 1955 he was united in marriage to Annette Welhouse in Waukegan, Illinois. Norm enjoyed fishing,...
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Adam Woodrow Wheelock

March 29, 1982 - April 13, 2018

Adam Wheelock, age 36, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, after a courageous battle with heart failure. Adam was born in Appleton, WI, on March 29, 1982, the son of Robert and the late Susan (Kuehnl) Wheelock. He enjoyed the outdoors and being with family and friends. Adam loved sitting around the camp fire and telling stories. Adam is survived by his...
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