Wichmann Funeral Home

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As a consumer, you have many choices in funeral homes. Some funeral homes will advertise as being low cost providers while others will cut corners on staffing and facilities. We feel the best approach is to provide the very best professional services, the finest facilities, and the most experienced and compassionate staff, at a fair and reasonable price. Please call us for a price comparison, you will find we are less expensive than almost every funeral home in the Fox Valley.

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Our Obituaries

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 strong, 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. Thomas...
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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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Gladys M. Utley

September 19, 1922 - April 13, 2018

Gladys M. Utley, age 95, of Menasha, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was born on September 19, 1922, daughter to the late James and Lenita (Brown) Doyle. She graduated in 1940 from Menasha High School. Gladys married Richard Utley on January 4, 1944 and together they were blessed with five children. Richard preceded her in death on August 27, 2007....
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Patrick H. Finnegan

April 30, 1932 - April 13, 2018

Patrick H. Finnegan, age 85, formerly of Kaukauna, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Park Vista Retirement Living in Waupaca. He was born on April 30, 1932 to the late Robert and Myra (Cashman) Finnegan. Pat grew up on a farm in Hollandtown and attended St. Francis Grade School in Hollandtown. He was a member of the 1949 graduating class of Kaukauna High School...
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James Farrell

April 22, 1933 - April 12, 2018

James (Jim) Farrell, 84, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Rennes Health and Rehab Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. Jim was born in Seymour, Wisconsin on April 22, 1933. He graduated from Seymour High School in 1951 and on November 22, 1952, in Seymour, Jim married Barbara Koss. They would go on to spend 56 happy years together before Barb died in 2010....
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Robert Lamers

November 24, 1938 - April 12, 2018

Robert J. “Bob” Lamers, age 79, passed away on Thursday April 12, 2018. He was born November 24, 1938 to the late Hugo and Genevieve (Meier) Lamers. Bob married Mary Ann Burton on August 18, 1962 and they enjoyed 55 years together. After serving 6 years in the Navy where he was a boxer, Bob worked at Thilmany for 42 years, retiring in 2003. Bob was very...
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Jack W. Finch

July 3, 1946 - April 11, 2018

Jack Warner Finch, 71 years, passed away April 11, 2018 at his Bella Vista manor residence in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was born on July 3, 1946 to his parents Neil and Shirley Finch (Warner) in Ottawa, Kansas. Jack and his first wife Joyce Anne McCulley were married in 1969. Together they had two daughters, Shannon and Shelly. Joyce passed in 1989 after a long battle...
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Travis Dercks

November 18, 1985 - April 11, 2018

Travis “Willy” Dercks was given the gift of life on November 18, 1985 to Tom & Marie Dercks, a gift that was sadly given back on April 11, 2018. Travis was never a man of many words but you always felt his kind heart and strong personality. Travis loved snowmobile racing, Jack-and-Coke, the family cottage and his “toys” of which his truck & snowmobile...
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DonnaMae A. Albrecht

January 28, 1935 - April 11, 2018

DonnaMae A. Albrecht, age 83, of Appleton, passed away surrounded by her family at her home on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. She was born in Appleton on January 28, 1935 daughter to the late Clarence A. and Wilma M. (Horn) Christen. DonnaMae graduated from Appleton High School - West in 1953. She continued her education in Minneapolis and subsequently found work in Chicago....
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Timothy D. Johnson

October 6, 1950 - April 11, 2018

Tim Johnson, age 67 of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, April 11, 2018 at an Appleton hospital. Tim was born in Neenah on October 6, 1950, son of the late Dan and Mildred (Gray) Johnson. Most will remember Tim as an area realtor who enjoyed a successful career, first working with Otto and Joyce Bytof, and later Coldwell Banker. Beginning in...
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Margaret G. Mader

January 15, 1937 - April 9, 2018

Margaret Mader, age 81 of Menasha, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2018. Margaret was born in Neenah on January 15, 1937, daughter of the late Kenneth and Grace (Baldauf) Dietz. Margaret attended Trinity Lutheran School in Menasha through the 8th grade, and was a 1957 graduate of the Neenah High School. On October 28, 1967, she married Donald Mader, who...
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Elaine C. Homman

July 24, 1929 - April 9, 2018

Elaine Catherine Homman, age 88 of Kimberly, passed away on April 9, 2018 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton. Elaine was born in Kimberly on July 24, 1929, daughter of the late John and Helen (Cornelissen) Wollenberg. For many years, she was proud to have worked for Dr. Jack Anderson as his medical secretary. Elaine enjoyed spending time with the family at...
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Laurence L. Ulrich

August 10, 1928 - April 9, 2018

Laurence “Larry” Ulrich, age 89, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. The memorial service for Larry will take place at 4:00 PM on FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 at Wichmann Funeral Home-Laemmrich Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of service. A full obituary will appear here when ready.
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Delores L. Roocks

August 15, 1937 - April 9, 2018

Delores L. Roocks, age 80, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 9, 2018. She was born on August 15, 1937 in the town of Hartland, the daughter of the late John and Ida (Marohl) Berkhahn. Delores was the youngest of nine children. She graduated from Bonduel High School, after which she came to Appleton. She was employed at Zwicker Knitting Mill...
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Lloyd Joseph Meulemans

September 18, 1933 - April 8, 2018

Of Black Creek, passed away on April 8, 2018 at his residence at the age of 84. Lloyd was born in Wrightstown, Wisconsin on September 18, 1933 to August and Catherine (nee Van Dyke) Meulemans. Lloyd graduated from Wrightstown High School in 1951, and continued his education at Fox Valley Technical College for Electronic Training and also at Northeast Wisconsin Technical...
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David Leland Eisch

September 15, 1937 - April 8, 2018

David Leland Eisch, 80, of Appleton, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018. Dave was born on September 15, 1937, in Appleton, the son of William and Margaret (Foremski) Eisch and was a lifelong resident of Appleton. Dave worked as a laborer at the Appleton Chair Factory and with a local salvage collector but eventually had to give up working for health reasons. In...
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John Carl Seifert

May 11, 1919 - April 5, 2018

John Carl Seifert, 98, of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Rennes Health and Rehab. John was born on May 11, 1919 to Julius and Alvina (Patitz) Seifert in Greenville. He was a veteran and served in the US Army, attending OCS and serving as a 2nd Lieutenant. On May 26, 1945 he was united in marriage to Phyllis Hanson in Hortonville. John...
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Jean T. Mory

November 5, 1927 - April 4, 2018

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Jean passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the age of 90. Jean was born November 5, 1927 in Appleton, the daughter of Leo and Florence (Bootz) Milhaupt. She was educated at St. Joseph's Grade School, Appleton, St. Joseph's Academy, Green Bay and Appleton West High School. She lived in Appleton &...
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Donald Otto Schultz

August 19, 1928 - April 4, 2018

Donald O. Schultz, 89, former Appleton Postmaster passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was born on August 19, 1928, in Appleton, and raised by his mother, Amanda Schultz, and grandparents: Otto and Ida Schultz. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1945 and soon after joined the US Marine Corps. He took great pride in being a Marine and in later...
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Angeline Beatrice Bedor

December 17, 1936 - April 3, 2018

Larsen - Angie B. Bedor, 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at her home. She was born on December 17, 1936, in New London, the daughter of William and Martha (Weber) Close. Angeline was united in marriage to Dennis David Bedor on July 2, 1955, in Shiocton. She had a big heart and was the most loving and caring woman anyone could know. Angie loved...
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Joseph J. Kosiorek

April 1, 2018 - April 1, 2018

Joseph John Kosiorek, age 83, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was born June 27, 1934, to the late Maryan and Alice Kosiorek. Joe attended Menasha High School where he excelled at both basketball and baseball. Upon leaving high school, he began a career at Neenah Papers that lasted nearly forty years. As a young man, he met the love of...
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Jean Berggren

December 10, 1951 - March 31, 2018

Jean Berggren, 66, Hortonville, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, March 31, 2018. And left COPD behind. She was born on Dec. 10, 1951 in Appleton to the late Joseph and Elaine (Gosz) Zeegers. Jean married Russ Berggren in 1977, and they shared over 41 years together. Jean worked many years in the banking, paper and insurance...
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Marian H. Spiegelberg

February 28, 1921 - March 30, 2018

Marian Spiegelberg was called into her Lord’s waiting arms on Monday evening, April 30, 2018. Marian was born in Appleton on February 28, 1921, daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Krueger) Staedt. She was a member of the Appleton West High School class of 1939, the first class to graduate from the new high school. As a young woman, and like many others at the...
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Gloria Lou Kohler

October 5, 1926 - March 30, 2018

Gloria L. Kohler, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018, at the age of 91, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. She was born on October 5, 1926, to the late Joseph and Ida (Johnson) Nerby. A wonderful woman and mother who was acquainted with much grief in her life. She sadly lost her beloved brother Robert Nerby, wo was killed in World War II. Gloria was...
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Carolyn J. Corrigall

June 19, 1930 - March 30, 2018

Carolyn J. Corrigall passed away on March 30, 2018, following an unfortunate fall. She was born June 19, 1930, in Oshkosh, WI to Kathryn (Whiting) and J. Carlton Jones. She lived with her mother in Oshkosh through grade school and attended the Rose C. Swartz Training School at Oshkosh State College (now the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh) where she also did her student...
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Paul Forster

May 1, 1939 - March 30, 2018

Paul R. Forster (Pauly), age 78, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Paul was born on May 1, 1939 to the late Andrew and Eleanor (Kamba) Forster. Paul graduated from Menasha High School in 1958. He assisted his parents who owned and operated Appleton Harley Davidson’s sales and service from the late 50’s to the early 60’s. He married Darlene Simon on June...
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Cleo Alexander, Jr.

July 10, 1954 - March 29, 2018

Cleo (Sugabear), Alexander Jr. Age 63, was born July 10, 1954 in Milwaukee Wisconsin to Cleo C. Alexander Sr. and Delores (Zolicoffer). Cleo grew up in Milwaukee, attended Washington High School where he was a key player on both the football and basketball teams. Cleo’s professional career, with the City of Milwaukee Department of Sanitation, spanned 19 years and as...
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Doane Kositzke

June 2, 1933 - March 29, 2018

Doane “Dewey” Kositzke, age 84 of Appleton passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018. She was born in the town of Cicero on June 2, 1933, daughter of the late Edgar and Lucille (Gerndt) Helms. Dewey attended Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota, as well as Concordia College in Minneapolis. As a young woman, she taught at St. Paul Lutheran...
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Arthur Louis Joy III

September 26, 1952 - March 29, 2018

Arthur Louis Joy III, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018. Art was born on September 26, 1952 to Arthur and Ollie Rae (Dowell) Joy in Texas. On August 29, 1981 he was united in marriage to Carol Stueber in Appleton. He proudly served in the US Navy in Vietnam. Art worked at Foremost Farms for many years as an intake processor. He was an avid Packer fan and sports fan. ...
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Ruth L. Nagan

April 18, 1935 - March 29, 2018

Ruth Nagan, age 82 of Kaukauna, passed away at her home on Thurday morning, March 29, 2018. Ruth was born in Shelburne, Nova Scotia on April 18, 1935, daughter of the late Frank and Elsie (Allen) Welsh. On March 15, 1955, she married Donald Nagan, an American serviceman who was stationed in Nova Scotia. Ruth was very active at St. Katharine Drexel Parish...
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Louise Pellett

May 31, 1928 - March 29, 2018

Louise Pellett passed away early Thursday morning March 29, 2018 at ThedaCare Hospital - Appleton. She was born May 31, 1928 in Grand Forks ND to James and Jessie Porter. Since her father was an FBI agent, Louise lived in numerous states including; North Dakota, Minnesota, Connecticut, Delaware, and Washington D.C. The family eventually settled in Boscobel WI where...
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Arlene W. Stowasser

May 5, 1927 - March 29, 2018

Arlene W. Stowasser, age 90, of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1927 to the late William and Lena (Hose) Brandt in Appleton, Wisconsin. Arlene married the love of her life, Robert Stowasser on November 6, 1948 at St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Appleton. Together they were blessed with two sons, Robert...
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Marie Powers

July 7, 1925 - March 28, 2018

Marie Powers passed away on March 28, 2018 She was born on July 7, 1925 In Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The daughter of Walter and Eva Romnesko, she was the second youngest of 10 children - she had 6 brothers and three sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Michael, Leon, Lloyd, Mark, Orrin and Monroe Romenesko and her sisters Martha Jacobs and...
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Brenda Gledhill

October 5, 1932 - March 27, 2018

Brenda Gledhill, age 85, passed away Tuesday March 27, 2018 at Valley VNA. Brenda was born in Dodworth, England on October 5, 1932. Brenda started working at Browns Steel Foundry in the office and met her husband Gordon Gledhill while employed there. Getting married at the young age of 19, she and Gordon immigrated to Canada, and then in early 1961 moved to the...
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James R. Dins

June 18, 1933 - March 27, 2018

James R. Dins, 84, of Appleton, WI, passed away on March 27, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. James was born in Menominee, MI to Elmer and Mary Dins on June 18, 1933. He went to school at Lincolin High School in Manitowac. He married Dolores Laux on September 11, 1954 they had 63 wonderful years together. He worked as a construction foremen for the...
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William Edwards

January 1, 1948 - March 27, 2018

William “Willie” Edwards, 70, was called to his heavenly home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. Willie was born on January 1, 1948 to Floyd and Marguerite (Watson) Edwards at home in Spirit Lake, Iowa. On June 10, 1988 he was united in marriage to Sandy (Surdell) Boettcher. Willie worked for American Can for over 30 years...
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Baby Gunnar Harvey Spillane

March 26, 2018 - March 26, 2018

Baby Gunnar Harvey Spillane. Born sleeping on March 26, 2018. In our hearts you hold a place no one could ever fill. This was a life that hardly begun No time to find your place in the sun No time to do all you could have done But we loved you enough for a lifetime No time to enjoy the world and its wealth No time to take life down off the shelf No time to sing the song of yourself Though...
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Victor F. Wagner

May 4, 1964 - March 26, 2018

Victor Wagner, age 53, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018, in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Originally from Menasha, Victor was born to Gerald and Elaine Wagner on May 4, 1964, the second of four children. Victor attended Menasha High School with the class of 1982. He pursued and had a long career in automotive sales, repair, and restoration. Victor also...
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Paul Leo Van Wyk

November 17, 1928 - March 26, 2018

Paul Leo Van Wyk, 89 years, passed away March 26, 2018 at Brewster Village in Appleton, Wisconsin. He was born to Herbert and Frances Van Wyk (Van Ryzin) on November 17, 1928 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Paul was a proud US Navy Veteran. He worked as one of the early computer programmers in the paper industry. Paul was happiest when engaged in discussion about philosophy,...
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Joan R. Frassetto

October 26, 1926 - March 26, 2018

Joan R. Frassetto passed away on March 26, 2018 to meet her Lord and Savior. She was born at home in Kimberly on October 26, 1926, the middle child of Martin and Catherine (Hartjes) Hanegraaf, and was baptized the same day by Rev. F.X. VanNistleroy, Pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Parish. She attended and graduated from Holy Name of Jesus Grade School in 1940, Kimberly High...
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Nancy M. Wolf

March 27, 1933 - March 26, 2018

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Nancy M. Wolf, age 84, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 26, 2018. She was born on March 27, 1933 in Milwaukee to the late Gustave and Mary Ann (Luterbach) Krueger. Nancy married the love of her life Robert “Bob” Wolf on September 22, 1956 and together they were blessed with...
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Marion Leisering

April 20, 1927 - March 26, 2018

Marion Louise Leisering, 90 years and 11 months of age, passed away in Appleton at Carolina Assisted Living on March 26, 2018 due to the effects of multiple strokes. Marion was born in Appleton on April 20, 1927, daughter of Meta (Kretschmann) and Gustav Leisering. She lived in the home her father built on Harriman Street until 2016 when she moved to Touchmark and then in...
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Kenneth L. Schirmacher

October 18, 1936 - March 24, 2018

Kenneth L. “Skeeter”, Schirmacher’s bright spirit left his loving family on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Your faith will be with you now and forever. Ken was born in Oshkosh, the second son of the late George E. and Vera (Lee) Schirmacher. He graduated from Menasha High School in 1955 and began several business ventures which led him to his true calling as a...
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Peter E. Moe

October 20, 1957 - March 24, 2018

Pete Moe, age 60 of Appleton, passed away at his home on Saturday morning, March 24, 2018, following a valiant battle against ALS. Pete was born in Neenah on October 20, 1957, son of the late John and Shirley (Wilson) Moe. A graduate of Appleton East High School in 1975, he married his high-school sweetheart, Kathy Breitzman on November 20, 1976. Pete...
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Mary A. Stadler

September 12, 1922 - March 24, 2018

Mary Stadler, 95, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Rennes Health and Rehabilitation, Appleton. She was born on September 12, 1922, Appleton, the daughter of Peter and Caroline (Lamm) Jochman. Mary graduated from Appleton High School, the Class of 1940. She was employed with Zwicker Knitting Mill, Gimbels/Marshall Fields Department...
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