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Francis John Hermsen

M, b. January 5, 1921, d. August 10, 1967

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St John High School Yearbook 1939

Biography

  • Birth: Francis John Hermsen was born on January 5, 1921 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mildred M VandenHeuvel were married on December 9, 1943 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Francis John Hermsen died on August 10, 1967, at age 46, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/7/62N.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY

    Friday, August 11, 1967

    Frank J. Hermsen Jr. 527 Cleveland Ave., Little Chute age 46, passed away at 4 PM Thursday after a short illness. He was born in Little Chute June 5, 1921. He was employed by Thilmany Pulp and Paper Co. Kaukauna as employment manager, also as President of the Thilmany Managers Club and belonged to the Appleton Personnell Managers Association. He was a member of the Kaukauna-Little Chute Barber Shoppers and President of the International Board of Barber Shoppers. He was also a member of the Little Chute American Legion.

    Mr. Hermsen is survived by his wife, Mildred Vanden Heuvel Hermsen; four daughters, Mrs. Thomsa (Mary Ann) Schuler, Mrs. Larry (Carol) Van Langvelt, both of Little Chute; Linda and Pamela, both at home, his mother, Mrs. Frank Hermsen Sr., Little Chute; one brother, Jack, Little Chute.

    Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 AM at St. John's Catholic Church, Little Chute, Rev. Martin Vosbeek officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Verkuilen after 3 PM Friday. Rosary will be prayed at 8 PM Friday evening.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1939.

Mary Ann Hermsen

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Thomas Earl Schuler

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Family 1: JoAnne Diedrick

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Carol Jean Hermsen

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Paul Polidore VandeWalle

M, b. April 1, 1854, d. July 21, 1927

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Family: Wilhelmena Weyers (b. September 18, 1861, d. May 8, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Paul Polidore VandeWalle was born on April 1, 1854 in Aerselle, Belgium.
  • Marriage: He and Wilhelmena Weyers were married on April 28, 1884 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Paul Polidore VandeWalle died on July 21, 1927, at age 73, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1881.

Linda Margaret Hermsen

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Pamela Frances Hermsen

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Raymond Martin Heindel

M, b. September 2, 1916, d. September 15, 1988

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Family: Martha Lorraine VandenHeuvel (b. April 27, 1922, d. February 23, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Martin Heindel was born on September 2, 1916 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Martha Lorraine VandenHeuvel were married on October 11, 1952 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Raymond Martin Heindel died on September 15, 1988, at age 72, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Heindel, Raymond 1988 Appleton Post Crescent dated 9/16/1988; Raymond M. Heindel, age 72, died unexpectedly Thursday, September 15th, 1988, while fishing. He was born September 2nd, 1916, in Kaukauna, the son of the late Martin and Helen (Onkels) Heindel. Ray was a Kaukauna resident all of his life, and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed by the Thilmany Pulp and paper Co. for 42 years, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church, and the Quarter Century Club of the Thilmany. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Martha (Vandenheuvel) Heindel; two sons and two daughters in law: Greg and Kay Heindel, Waupaca; Jeff and Diane Heindel, Kaukauna; a grandson, Sam; and two brothers and sisters in law: Eugene and Lorraine Heindel, Kaukauna; James and Mary Heindel, Beaver Dam. He was preceded in death by a brother. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 17th, 1988, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna, with Father Jack Mullarkey officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Martin Heindel

M, b. April 30, 1890, d. August 23, 1963

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Family: Helen Onkels (b. July 9, 1889, d. November 24, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin Heindel was born on April 30, 1890 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Helen Onkels were married on August 31, 1915 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Martin Heindel died on August 23, 1963, at age 73.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Helen Onkels

F, b. July 9, 1889, d. November 24, 1973

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Family: Martin Heindel (b. April 30, 1890, d. August 23, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Onkels was born on July 9, 1889 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Martin Heindel were married on August 31, 1915 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen Onkels died on November 24, 1973, at age 84, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Gregory Heindel

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Jeffery J Heindel

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Lucina Margaret DeCoster

F, b. March 27, 1921, d. September 1, 1992

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Biography

  • Birth: Lucina Margaret DeCoster was born on March 27, 1921 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Charles Anthony Miller were married on June 3, 1941 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lucina Margaret DeCoster died on September 1, 1992, at age 71, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Diane Coon

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Theodore Alphonsus Huiting

M, b. August 2, 1923, d. December 18, 2015

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Biography

  • Birth: Theodore Alphonsus Huiting was born on August 2, 1923 in Grace City, Foster Co, North Dakota.
  • Marriage: He and Julia Ann VandenHeuvel were married on October 5, 1944 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Theodore Alphonsus Huiting died on December 18, 2015, at age 92.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/7/62.
  • Note: Theodore A. "Ted" Huiting, 92, of Little Chute, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 18, 2015. He was born on August 2, 1923, in North Dakota, son of the late John and Anna Huiting. Ted married Jule Vanden Heuvel on October 5, 1944, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Little Chute. Together they recently celebrated 71 years of marriage.

    Ted proudly served his country during WWII as a member of the United States Air Force. After the service, he spent many years as a salesman in the automotive supply industry. After retiring the first time, Ted went back to work at Larry's Piggly Wiggly and did just about anything they needed, and he truly enjoyed doing just that. He was a "Mr. Fix It" type of guy, taking on any kind of project that was presented. Ted enjoyed wood working, and a lot of his furniture and handy work is displayed in the homes of his children and grandchildren. He was most importantly a wonderful husband, father and grandfather that will be dearly missed.

    Ted is survived by his beloved wife, Jule; sons: Tom (Sandy), Richard (Esther), Tim, and Mark (Anne) Huiting; daughters: Marsha (Tom) Guckenberg and Ann (Jim Weigman) Huiting; daughter-in-law, Paula Huiting; grandchildren: Mindy (John) Hollander, Mike (Bridget) Huiting, Brian, Joe (Tracy) and Craig Huiting, Matthew (fiancé Shirin) and Meg Guckenberg, Allissa (Andrew) Hanlon, Maggie Huiting, Eric (Renee) McGuire and Amy (Joseph) Sell; great grandchildren: Jillian, Evan, Rachel, Jacob, Noah, Kailey, Owen, Morgan, Raegan, Archer and Aiden; sisters-in-law: Mona Bouressa and Doris Vanden Heuvel; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Ted was preceded in death by a son, Terry Huiting; his parents and eight brothers and sisters.

    Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2015, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, 323 S. Pine Street, Little Chute, with Fr. Ron Belitz officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the Mass. Full military honors will be performed by the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post #258, Little Chute, immediately following the service. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.

    The Huiting family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Carolina Manor for their thoughtfulness and heartfelt care.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Scott Richard VandenHeuvel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

John A Meyer

M, b. October 13, 1932, d. December 1, 2010

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Family: Joyce C VandenHeuvel (b. January 7, 1932, d. November 20, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: John A Meyer was born on October 13, 1932 in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Joyce C VandenHeuvel were married on February 15, 1955 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John A Meyer died on December 1, 2010, at age 78.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: John A. Meyer passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 1, 2010. He was born on October 13, 1932 in Shawano; son of the late Barney Meyer and Agnes Kort. He married Joyce Van Den Heuvel on February 15, 1955 in Appleton. John and Joyce spent many great years on Mason Street in Appleton, before moving to the lake in 1990, where John enjoyed being minutes away from his great fishing spots. John was proud to serve his country in the Marine Corp., Once a Marine-always a Marine. John started Meyer Tree Service in 1963, which thrives today as Meyer Services, Inc. John enjoyed entertaining and spending time with his friends and family. He especially enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading and gambling. John consistently put others before himself and he dedicated much of his time and resources to St. Pius X Catholic Church and numerous other local organizations.

    John will be deeply missed by his five children; Debra (Mark) Harvat, Jupiter, FL, and their son, Matthew; Sandy Schaub, Appleton; Dan (Terri) Meyer, Appleton, and their daughters, Melissa (Matt) Kuhns, Sara, Jennifer and Michelle; Paul (Kate) Meyer, Menasha, and their children, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Lukas and Jacob; and Amy (Dennis) Schucknecht, Greenville; his sister, Patricia Wetzel, his in-laws: Donald Van Den Heuvel; Harry and Isie Winius; Ken & Lucy Lang; and special friend Joyce Brain.

    John was preceded in death by Joyce, his wife of 51 years, his parents, Agnes Kort, and Barney Meyer, his stepfather, Irv Kort, his sister, Phyllis Thiess and in-laws: Chris and Rose Van Den Heuvel, Gene Wetzel, Janet Van Den Heuvel and Craig Schaub.

    We would like to thank everyone involved with John's care. Your dedication and concern for John is very much appreciated.

    The Funeral Mass for John will be celebrated on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11:30 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 500 W. Marquette Street, Appleton, with Father Thomas J. Farrell officiating. Family and friends may visit at the church on Monday from 8:30 a.m. until the hour of the mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in John's honor.

    Westgor Funeral Home

    205 W. Doty Ave.

    Neenah 920-722-7151

    Online Condolences at:

    www.westgorfuneralhomes.com.

Kenneth A Lang

M, b. March 9, 1924, d. June 30, 2013

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth A Lang was born on March 9, 1924 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 10, 1946 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 30, 2013, at age 89.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Kenneth A. Lang, 89, of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Rennes Health Care Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. Ken was born on March 9, 1924, in Appleton to the late Raymond P. and Mae B. (Gerritts) Lang. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1942. Ken proudly served his country during World War II as an Army Staff Sargent in the 288th Combat Engineer Division. Upon returning from the war, he married Lucille M. Vanden Heuvel on July 10, 1946 and worked for Eisley Engineering. In 1954, Ken formed a partnership with Clem Boucher to start Lang & Boucher Heating & Air Conditioning which they owned until they sold to their sons in 1980. He was an original stockholder and served on the board of directors for Service & Supply Inc.

    Ken was a charter member of St. Pius X Catholic Church where he served on parish council for several years, was a member of the Men's Society and many committees, including being a chartered member of Boy Scout Troop 9 at St. Pius. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 60 years. He was also an active 20 year member of the Appleton Noon Lions Club. Ken was an avid sportsman enjoying fishing, bowling, baseball and golf. The Brewers and Packers were his passion! He participated in several bowling leagues and was well known around the Valley as a stellar softball pitcher. Starting in 1947, his baseball teams won many championships throughout the years. In 1962 and 1963 he pitched for St. Pius X softball team and won back to back championships in the American Church League. Ken and Lucy enjoyed many travels abroad and spent their summers at the lake with family and friends.

    Survivors include his wife: Lucille; his six sons: Dennis and fiancée Mary Claypool, David and Debra (LaLonde), Charles and Nancy (Bergman), Robert and Debra (Zuehls), Mark and Julie (Kasper), James and Deborah (Lemke); grandchildren: Andrew Lang, Eric (Lynn) Lang, Sarah Lang, Jennifer (Tim) Eddy, Elizabeth (Rick) Romenesko, Nicole (Derek) Sokloski, Phillip Lang, Ryan (Laura) Lang, Aaron Lang, Janelle Lang and fiancée Nate Vande Walle, Evan Lang, Jordan Lang, Adam Lang and Katherine Lang, and ten great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters Rita (Joseph) Griesbach and Joanne Hoerning, brother Ted (Joyce), sister-in-law Isie Winius, brother-in-law Don Vanden Heuvel and many nieces and nephews.

    Preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Chris & Rose Vanden Heuvel, sister Mary Jane (James) Oliver, brother Joseph (Nancy), sisters-in-law Joyce (John) Meyer and Janet Vanden Heuvel, and brothers-in-law Harold Winius and Bud Hoerning.

    A Mass of celebration will take place at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at St. Pius X Church, 500 West Marquette Street in Appleton with Father Tom Farrell presiding. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Military honors will follow the Mass. Be there for the celebration of his life. Entombment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Appleton.

    In lieu of flowers, please give a tribute in memory of Ken Lang to a charity of your choice .

    Special thanks to Dr. Yacoub, Dr. Barkmeyer, Linda Van Bommel and the staff at Rennes and Renaissance in Appleton.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Henry Ebben

M, b. April 13, 1876, d. April 11, 1943

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Family: Everdina VandenBoom (b. November 24, 1877, d. March 18, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Ebben was born on April 13, 1876 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on April 13, 1876 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Everdina VandenBoom were married on June 23, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henry Ebben died on April 11, 1943, at age 66, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/35E.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Everdina VandenBoom

F, b. November 24, 1877, d. March 18, 1945

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Family: Henry Ebben (b. April 13, 1876, d. April 11, 1943)

Biography

  • Birth: Everdina VandenBoom was born on November 24, 1877 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Henry Ebben were married on June 23, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Everdina VandenBoom died on March 18, 1945, at age 67, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/35E.

John VandenBoom

M, b. September 2, 1839, d. February 3, 1912

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Family: Gertrudis Pijnenburg (b. September 26, 1849, d. July 14, 1891)

Biography

  • Birth: John VandenBoom was born on September 2, 1839 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Gertrudis Pijnenburg were married on August 23, 1871 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: John VandenBoom died on February 3, 1912, at age 72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/10/29.

Gertrudis Pijnenburg

F, b. September 26, 1849, d. July 14, 1891

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Family: John VandenBoom (b. September 2, 1839, d. February 3, 1912)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrudis Pijnenburg was born on September 26, 1849 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and John VandenBoom were married on August 23, 1871 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Gertrudis Pijnenburg died on July 14, 1891, at age 41, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.

Anton Ebben

M, b. February 19, 1873, d. November 14, 1941

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Family: Wilhelmina Berendina Erst (b. September 5, 1873, d. March 27, 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Anton Ebben was born on February 19, 1873 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on February 26, 1873 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Wilhelmina Berendina Erst were married on September 22, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anton Ebben died on November 14, 1941, at age 68, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/60SE.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Wilhelmina Berendina Erst

F, b. September 5, 1873, d. March 27, 1946

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Family: Anton Ebben (b. February 19, 1873, d. November 14, 1941)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilhelmina Berendina Erst was born on September 5, 1873 in Zevenaar, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Anton Ebben were married on September 22, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Wilhelmina Berendina Erst died on March 27, 1946, at age 72, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/60SE.

Johannes Hermanus Erst

M, b. September 1, 1834, d. May 28, 1883

Parents

Family: Johanna Swette (b. December 8, 1832, d. February 14, 1907)

Biography

  • Birth: Johannes Hermanus Erst was born on September 1, 1834 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Johanna Swette were married on February 11, 1863 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johannes Hermanus Erst died on May 28, 1883, at age 48, in Zevenaar, Gelderland, Netherlands.