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Alice Mary Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Rosemary ("Mutzie Dercks") Dercks

F, b. May 19, 1921, d. November 21, 1994

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Family: Virgil Carl Helms (b. September 21, 1922, d. April 14, 1998)

Biography

  • Birth: Rosemary ("Mutzie Dercks") Dercks was born on May 19, 1921 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Virgil Carl Helms were married on October 24, 1942 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Rosemary ("Mutzie Dercks") Dercks died on November 21, 1994, at age 73, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Germaine (Sister Germaine) Agnes Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Robert Willard Conrad

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Merlin Sebastian Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Lillian D Schmitt

F, b. March 31, 1911, d. May 28, 1981

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Biography

  • Birth: Lillian D Schmitt was born on March 31, 1911 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and George Herman Hietpas were married in 1931.
  • Death: Lillian D Schmitt died on May 28, 1981, at age 70, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/6/20N.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent

    Friday, May 29, 1981

    Mrs. George Hietpas
    [Lillian Schmitt]
    401 E. Lincoln Ave., Little Chute

    Age 70, died at 12 noon Thursday after a brief illness. She was born March 31, 1911 in Freedom. She had been a member of St. John Mission Club, St. Elizabeth Society, the Catholic Order of Foresters, the St. John Resurrection Choir, and the Little Chute Golden Agers.

    Survivors include her husband, George; two daughters and sons in-law, Marlene and Ronald Brown, Black Creek; Audrey and Mark DeLeeuw, Little Chute; seven sons and daughters in-law, Tony and Betty, Richard and Kathleen, Ronald and Janice, all of Little Chute; Leon and Mary, Rt. 5, Appleton; Lyle and Carol, Little Chute; Gerald and Rosemarie, Rt. 5, Appleton; George, New Orleans, Louisana; a brother, Lloyd Schmitt, Appleton; two sisters, Mrs. Alfred [Ceil] Anderson, Kaukauna; Mrs. Harold [Arlene] Vanden Boogart, Kimberly; 29 grandchildren; and a great great grandchild.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Minnie in 1954; and Joseph in 1963; a sister, Rose Kaezor; two grandchildren, Sarah Ann Hietpas and Rhonda Marie Brown.

    A concelebrated Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, with the Rev. Msgr. James Vanden Hogen and Revs. Richard Klingeisen and Earl Schuh officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Verkuilen Funeral Home from 4-9 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service. There will be an Golden Ager and St. Elizabeth Society Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday.

Florian J (Tony) Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Richard John Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Ronald Cornelius Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Leon Henry Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Lyle George Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Marlene Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gerald S Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

George Peter Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Audrey Mary Hietpas

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Family: Mark Joseph DeLeeuw (b. October 12, 1949, d. April 9, 2014)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gertrude Pospaholy

F, b. September 23, 1912, d. November 1974

Family: Henry B Hietpas (b. August 27, 1906, d. June 1954)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Pospaholy was born on September 23, 1912.
  • Death: She died in November 1974, at age 62.

James Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Ruth Ann Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Bernard Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Helen Gertrude Arnoldussen

F, b. December 16, 1907, d. October 10, 2001

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Family: Sebastian Nicholas Hietpas (b. April 29, 1908, d. March 23, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Gertrude Arnoldussen was born on December 16, 1907 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Sebastian Nicholas Hietpas were married on June 30, 1931 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen Gertrude Arnoldussen died on October 10, 2001, at age 93, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/1A/22S.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent

    Thursday, October 11, 2001

    Helen G. Hietpas
    Little Chute

    Age 93, died Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at St. Paul Home, Kaukauna following a battle with cancer. She was born Decembeer 16, 1907 in Little Chute, daughter of Henry and Mary [Diedrich] Arnoldussen. Helen married Sebastian Hietpas in a double wedding with her sister Ann, June 30, 1931. They celebrated a double golden wedding in 1981. Sebastian preceded her in death March 23, 1986. Mrs. Hietpas was a lifelong member of St. John Catholic Church, Little Chute and the St. Elizabeth Society for over 60 years. She was a member of the Golden Agers of Little Chute and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 258. Helen enjoyed crocheting, card playing and baking, especially chocolate chip cookies.

    Survivors include her children, Mary Ellen Hietpas, Alfred [Patricia] Hietpas, David [Linda K.] Hietpas, all of Little Chute; Bernice [Gerald] Vandenberg, Janet [David] Janssen, Carol [William] Jirikowic, all of Combined Locks; Joyce Kees, Hilbert; Robert R. [Judith] Hietpas, Rose Ann [Norbert] Lauer, all of Appleton; Jerome J. [Mary] Hietpas, Pickeral; Joan Hietpas, Burke, Virginia; 38 grandchildren; 71 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; two sisters, Clara Biese, Mary [Gordon] Lamers, Kaukauna; two sisters in-law, Mildred Arnoldussen, Appleton; Harriet Van Handel, Greenville; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents an infant daughter Delores in 1942; sister and brother in-law, Ann [Richard] Peterson; brothers and sisters in-law, Chris [Ceil], Harry, Raymond [Pearl]. Clarence and Joseph; brothers in-law, Frank Biese; sisters in-law and brothers in-law, Minnie [John] Evers, Anna Hietpas, Joe Van Handel, John [Elizabeth] Cornelius [Anna], George [Lillian, Henry [Gertrude], Peter [Minnie] and William Hietpas.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2001 at St. John Catholic Church, Little Chute with Rev. Msgr James Vanden Hogen officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Verkuilen Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Mary Ellen Hietpas

F, b. April 7, 1932, d. February 3, 2016

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Family 1: Robert A Pribel (b. June 29, 1931, d. January 11, 1986)

Family 2: John Clifford VanDalen (b. January 25, 1932, d. August 15, 2001)

St John High School Yearbook 1950
St John High School Yearbook 1949 (Class of 50)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Ellen Hietpas was born on April 7, 1932 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Divorce: She and John Clifford VanDalen were divorced.
  • Marriage: Mary Ellen Hietpas and John Clifford VanDalen were married on September 25, 1954 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary Ellen Hietpas died on February 3, 2016, at age 83, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/1A/23.
  • Note: Mary Ellen Hietpas, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at St. Paul Elder Services as a result of dementia. She was born on April 7, 1932, the oldest of 12 children born to Sebastian and Helen (Arnoldussen) Hietpas. She was a graduate of St. John High School, class of 1950 and was a lifelong member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Little Chute. She retired from AT&T (formerly Wisconsin Telephone Company) and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She was also very proud to be a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Little Chute for a number of years.

    She is survived by four brothers, Bob and Judy, of Appleton, Alfred (Freddy) and Pat, of Little Chute, Jerome (Jer) and Mary, of Pickerel and David and Linda, of Little Chute, five sisters, Bernice and Jerry Vandenberg, of Combined Locks, Rose Ann Lauer, of Appleton, Janet and David Janssen and Carol Jirikowic, both of Combined Locks and Joan Hietpas, of Appleton. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, infant, Dolores and Joyce (Joe) Kees, brothers-in-law Norbert Lauer and Bill Jirikowic, special friend, Bob Pribel and a niece, Julie Lauer.

    Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. TODAY, Monday, February 8, 2016, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, 323 S. Pine Street, Little Chute, with Fr. Ron Belitz officiating. Visitation will be at the church TODAY from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Little Chute. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.

    Mary Ellen's family would like to express deep appreciation to the staff of St. Paul Elder Services. We saw on a daily basis the excellent care she received while a resident at St. Paul on Birch Place and especially on Poppy Path.
  • Graduation: She graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1950.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Bernice Harriet Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Robert Richard Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joyce Clara Hietpas

F, b. December 14, 1934, d. November 20, 2002

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St John High School Yearbook 1953

Biography

  • Birth: Joyce Clara Hietpas was born on December 14, 1934 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Divorce: She and Joseph Mathias Kees were divorced.
  • Marriage: Joyce Clara Hietpas and Joseph Mathias Kees were married on August 20, 1957 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joyce Clara Hietpas died on November 20, 2002, at age 67.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, St John, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Kees, Joyce Clara

    Age 67, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend died at her home on Wednesday, November 20, 2002. She was born December 14, 1934 in Little Chute daughter of Sebastan and Helen (Arnoldussen) Hietpas. She married Joseph Kees on August 20, 1957. Joyce was a faithful member of St. John Catholic Church in St. John. She was a member of St. John Christian Mothers, the Catholic Knights, and enjoyed playing cards, genealogy and parties with her children and grandchildren. The annual pool party was one of her favorites. Survivors include her children: Mary Kees and Special Friend Larry, Appleton Robert (Margaret) Kees, Hilbert Joseph (Lisa) Kees, Waupaca Barbara (Terry) Preston, Whitelaw Donna (Carl) Hanson, Brillion Jane (Luke) Kopecky, Hilbert David, Susan and James Kees, Hilbert and Joseph Kees Sr. Father of her children, Sherwood. She is also survived by her 18 grandchildren: Ellisha, David, Kyle and Nicholas Kees, Amy Benjamin, Elizabeth and Christina Kees, Sara, Dawn, Robin and Emily Preston, Adam and David Hanson, Adam, Heather, Marcus and Anna Kopecky brothers and sisters: Mary Ellen Hietpas, Bernice (Gerald) Vandenburg, Robert R. (Judith) Hietpas, Alfred (Patricia) Hietpas, Rose Ann (Norbert) Lauer, Jerome J. (Mary) Hietpas, Janet (David) Janssen, Carol (William) Jirikowic, Joan Hietpas and David (Linda K.) Hietpas brothers and sisters-in-law: Adelbert (Esther) Kees, Herman (Marie) Kees, Rita (Ray) Mueller, Sister Cecile Marie Case, Sister Marie Case, Ruth Uitenbroek, Sister Annacile Case, Regina (Marvin) Brichner, Dorothy (Roland) Brandt, Martin (Mary) Kees, Michael (Christine) Kees and Chuck Peters. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Delores, sisters-in-law: Alvera Kees, Lillian Kees, and Hildegarde Kees a brother-in-law, Leonard Kees. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Monday November 25, 2002 at St. John Catholic Church in St. John with the Rev. Kenneth Frozena officiating. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home, 411 W. Main St. on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday from 9 until 10:15 a.m. when family prayers will be held. A parish prayer service will be held at 6:45 p.m., followed by a Christian Mothers Rosary on Sunday evening at the funeral home. A special thank you to all of her caregivers, family, classmates and good friends who visited friends who visited her during her illness.
  • Graduation: She graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1953.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Alfred Christ Hietpas

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena