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Leon Glen Vandehey

M, b. October 15, 1952, d. August 7, 1984

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  • Birth: Leon Glen Vandehey was born on October 15, 1952 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 7, 1984, at age 31, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: A Wrightstown Farmer, Leon Van De Hey of Rt. 3 Highway D, De Pere, was pronounced dead on arr ival at a Green Bay hospital after the tractor he was driving rolled down a slope, and pinne d him underneath. Funeral services for Van De Hey, 31 will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Churc h. According to the Brown County Sheriff's Dept., Van De Hey was leveling a slope preparatory t o hay cutting, and came to close to the slope's edge. The tractor flipped sideways and rolle d about 30 feet down the slope. pinning Van De Hey underneath. After the tractor was lifted , A Brown County Deputy began CPR in an effort to revive Van De Hey, but was unsuccessful. the Rev. Richard Shafer will officiate at the services in Wrightstown, and burial will be i n the parish cemetery. Mr. Van De Hey was born October 15, 1952, in Green Bay, the son of Amos and Mary (Van Camp) V an De Hey. He attended St. Paul's Elementary School and graduated from the Wrightstown High School with the Class of 1970. He was engaged in farming, and also served as the secretary o f the Holy Name Society of St. Paul's Church.

    Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary
    Wednesday, August 8, 1984

    Leon Van De Hey
    Rt. 3, De Pere

    Age 31, died Tuesday afternoon, August 7, 1984, the result of a tractor accident. He was born October 15, 1952, in Green Bay, the son of Amos and Mary [Van Camp] Van De Hey. He attended St. Paul Elementary School and graduated from Wrightstown High School in 1970. He was engaged in farming and secretary of the Holy Name Society of St. Paul Catholic Church.

    Survivors include his parents, seven brothers and four sisters in-law, Paul and Karen, Pat and Delores, Dan and Sue, David and Barbara, all of Wrightstown; Joe, Illinois; Chris and Brian, at home; seven sisters and five brothers in-law, Rosemarie and Gerald Hietpas, Little Chute; Kathleen and Tom Pehowski, Cedarburg; Elaine and Tom Jones, Minnesota; Judy and Ken Caelwaertz, Green Bay; Lois and Tim Smits, Appleton; Eileen and Mary, at home.

    The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Wrightstown with the Rev. Richard Shafer officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Friends may call at the DeWane Funeral Home in Wrightstown, after 2:30 p.m. Thursday. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m.
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Elaine Agnes Vandehey

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Daniel Eugene Vandehey

M, b. July 5, 1955, d. October 11, 2006

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  • Birth: Daniel Eugene Vandehey was born on July 5, 1955 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 11, 2006, at age 51.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: October 13, 2006

    Van De Hey, Danny Danny Van De Hey, 51, of Wrightstown died Wednesday, October 11, 2006, as the result of a farm accident. Danny was born July 7, 1955, in Kaukauna to Amos and Mary (Van Camp) Van De Hey. He married the former Susan Goffard on May 20, 1983, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in De Pere. Danny belonged to the Holy Name Society, On the Go 4-H as a swine leader, the Farm Bureau and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with his family, boating, fishing, and hunting. Danny loved to give people rides in his 1929 Ford Model A and his 1926 Essex. He also enjoyed dressing up for Halloween and mock weddings. Danny's life long desire was spent working the land and working with his cattle. Danny owned and operated New Horizons Dairy with his brother David. His lucky number was the number 7.

    Survivors include his mother, Mary Van De Hey, wife, Sue, children: Katie, Kerrie and special friend, Bradley Ruh, Jesse, Jason, and Charles all at home, brothers and sisters: Paul (Marian) Van De Hey of Greenleaf; Rosemarie (Gerald) Hietpas of Little Chute; Kathleen (Thomas) Pehowski of Grafton; Pat (Delores) Van De Hey of De Pere; Elaine (Thomas) Jones of Green Bay; Judy (Ken) Caelwaerts of Green Bay; David (Barb) Van De Hey of De Pere; Lois Smits of Appleton; Eileen (John) Huben of Appleton; Joseph (Mary) Van De Hey of Kaukauna; Chris (Cherie) Van De Hey of De Pere; Brian (Peggy) Van De Hey of De Pere; Mary (Chris) Evers of Kaukauna; mother-in-law, Patricia (Calaway) Goffard of De Pere; brothers in-law and sisters-in-law: Lois (Bob) Piaskowski of De Pere; Ken (Marie) Goffard of De Pere; Dan (Carla) Goffard of De Pere; Terry (George) Van Wychen of Freedom; John (Jackie) Goffard of Seymour; Tim (Gwen) Goffard of Suamico; Connie (Mike) Maass of Seymour; Ray (Sheila) Goffard of De Pere; Chris (Rachael) Goffard of De Pere; and numerous nieces and nephews; Godparents, Gene and Laurie Van Camp, Godchildren: Matthew Van De Hey, Becky Van Wychen, Amy Piaskowski, and Ray Goffard.

    Danny was preceded in death by his father, Amos, a brother, Leon, sister-in-law, Karen, and his father-in-law, Bob Goffard.

    Friends may call at St. Paul Catholic Church, Wrightstown on Friday (today) from 3-8 p.m. Wake service 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday at the church from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Msgr. John H. Schuh officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home is assisting the family.

    Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneral home.com.

    Danny's family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Wrightstown First Responders, Wrightstown Fire Department, De Pere and Bellevue Fire and Rescue and family, friends and neighbors who showed care and concern.
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Judy Ann Vandehey

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Derek Paul VanDeHey

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Lois Donna Vandehey

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Eileen Amy Vandehey

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Harold Rosenbaum

M, b. September 1, 1931, d. December 13, 2003

Biography

  • Birth: Harold Rosenbaum was born on September 1, 1931.
  • Death: He died on December 13, 2003, at age 72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Greenleaf, Wisconsin.

Chris Norbert Vandehey

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Brian Patrick Vandehey

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Mary Kathleen Vandehey

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Magdalene Biese

F, b. June 1, 1900, d. November 25, 1960

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Family: Frank VanCamp (b. June 21, 1895, d. November 3, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Magdalene Biese was born on June 1, 1900 in Town of Vandenbroek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Frank VanCamp were married on June 1, 1921 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Magdalene Biese died on November 25, 1960, at age 60, in Town of Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY
    Saturday, November 26, 1960

    Mrs. Frank Van Camp
    [Magdalene Biese]
    Rt 1, Kaukauna

    Age 60, passed away Friday morning at 10 o'clock after a long illness. She was born in the Town of Buchanan on June 1, 1900 and lived in this vicinity all of her life. Mrs. Van Camp was a member of the Christian Mother Society of St. Nicholas Church.

    Survivors are her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Amos [Mary] Van De Hey, Wrightstown; five sons, Alois, Rt. 1, Hortonville; Glen, Eugene, Gerald, and Floyd, all of Freedom; three brothers, Peter Biese, Rt. 1, New Holstein; Alois and Frank, both of Rt. 3, Kaukauna; a sister, Mrs. Peter Onkels, Kaukauna; and 33 grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Nicholas Church, Freedom with Solemn Requiem Mass with Rev. Fr. Alfred Hietpas officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday with rosary prayed tonight and Sunday at 8 p.m.

Marcel Arnold VanCamp

M, b. February 24, 1922, d. June 29, 1941

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Biography

  • Birth: Marcel Arnold VanCamp was born on February 24, 1922 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 29, 1941, at age 19.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Aloysius Samuel VanCamp

M, b. December 30, 1923, d. February 17, 1999

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Biography

  • Birth: Aloysius Samuel VanCamp was born on December 30, 1923 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Dolores Helen Jackels were married on October 3, 1946 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Aloysius Samuel VanCamp died on February 17, 1999, at age 75.
  • Burial: He was buried in Union Cemetery, Town of Ellington, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY
    Thursday, February 18, 1999

    Alois S. Van Camp
    Stephensville

    Age 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 1999 at the Outagamie County Health Center from Parkinson's Disease. He was born on December 30. 1923 in Freedom, Wisconsin, the son of Frank and Magdalene [Biese] Van Camp. On October 3, 1946 he married Dolores Jackels; together they farmed their entire married life. Alois was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Stephensville, where he was active in many church functions. He was also involved in the following; Outagamie Co. Farm Bureau, and Farmers Union, Catholic Knights, Knights of Columbis, A.S.C.S. Committee, Hill and Valley Snowmobile Club and the Hortonville Rural Fire Department. Alois enjoyed spending time at his cottage on the Chain of Lake's in Waupaca and loved to farm as he did until his retirement.

    He is lovingly survived by six daughters and four sons in-law, Charlene and Terry Nielson, Neenah; Jane and Gary Depelecyn, Racine; Karen and Ron Gerrits, Mackville; JoAnn Radichel, Hortonville; Jean and Dan Lipke, Neenah; Patty Day, Appleton; six sons and daughters in-law, Curt and Karen Skorczewski, Black Creek; Marcel Van Camp and Ellen Connor, Waupaca; Tom Van Camp and Imogene Jones, Windsor, California; Fran and Doris Van Camp, Ken and Kathy Van Camp, Marty and Nancy Van Camp, all of Hortonville; 33 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Vande Hey, Wrightstown; four brothers and three sisters in-law, Gene and Laurie Van Camp, Glen and Theresa Van Camp, Jerry Van Camp, Floyd and Joanne Van Camp, all of Freedom; five sisters in-law and a brother in-law, Marcella Mielke, Florida; Sr. Cyrilla [Elizabeth] Jackels, Lima, Peru; Bernice Jackels, Darboy; and Norbert and Sally Jackels, Kaukauna. He is furthur survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many loving friends and neighbors.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Dolores on February 23, 1990, two sons, Michael and John; a brother, Marcel; and several brothers in-law and sisters in-law.

    The Mass of Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 1999 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Rev. Florian Resheske and the Rev. John Kastenholz O.Praem concelebrating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Borchardt & Moder Funeral Home in Hortonville on Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the mass. Parish prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday. A memorial fund has been established for the American Parkinson's Association in Appleton.

Glen Michael VanCamp

M, b. August 21, 1928, d. June 16, 2010

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  • Birth: Glen Michael VanCamp was born on August 21, 1928 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on October 25, 1950 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 16, 2010, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Glen A. Van Camp, Freedom, age 81, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born in Freedom on August 21, 1928, to the late Frank and Magdalene (Biese) Van Camp. Glen married Therese Vanden Heuvel on October 25, 1950, at St. Therese Catholic Church. He was a member of the Freedom Lions and the Carpenters Local 955. Glen also served as a trustee at St. Nicholas Parish. Together, Glen and Therese enjoyed traveling. They drove out west many times. Even out to Alaska and back. They enjoyed taking trips out to South Dakota to visit Bro. Will Siehr at the Pine Ridge Mission School. They also traveled to Florida to visit relatives and friends. Dad thanked God after coasting into gas stations and each safe return home.

    Glen is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Therese; children: Gary (Julie), Freedom; Carla Van Camp, Townsend; Linda (Walt) Strelow, Appleton; Jim (Ann Marie), Long Beach, CA; Darlene (Paul) Hermes, Kimberly; Randy (Lori), Appleton; and Brian (Patsy), Sherwood; 20 grandchildren: Alissa (Chris) Effa, Greg and Rachel Strelow, Daniel, Nicholas, Kaitlyn and Benjamin Hermes, Ryan (Sarah), Cory (Casey), Steve (Jodie), Tim (Darla), Sarah, Kevin, Emily, Claire, Conor, Hugh, Kendra, Karli and Morganne Van Camp; great-grandchildren: Reegan, Drew, Breleigh, Sawyer, Maria, Ava, Aubrey, Brady Van Camp and Mason Effa; and siblings: Mary Vande Hey, Eugene (Laurie) and Floyd (Joanne) Van Camp. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his parents, Glen was preceded in death by his son, Richard Van Camp; great-granddaughter Trinity Van Camp; brothers: Marcel, Alois (Dolores) and Gerald (Donna) Van Camp; and brother-in-law: Amos Vande Hey.

    Visitation will be held Saturday June 19, 2010, beginning at 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 12 Noon at ST. NICHOLAS PARISH (W2037 County Road S, Freedom). Committal at St. Nicholas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. For on-line condolences, please visit www.oconnellfh.com.

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    201 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-788-6237.

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Eugene Henry VanCamp

M, b. September 27, 1930, d. February 14, 2015

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Biography

  • Birth: Eugene Henry VanCamp was born on September 27, 1930 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Delores Catherine Nelessen were married on September 3, 1952 in St Paul Church, Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Eugene Henry VanCamp died on February 14, 2015, at age 84, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Eugene H. "Gene" Van Camp, 84, of Freedom, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, February 14, 2015. He was born on September 27, 1930, son of Frank and Magdeline (Biese) Van Camp. On September 3, 1952, Gene was united in marriage to Dolores Nelessen at St. Paul Catholic Church in Wrightstown. Together they raised their 11 children on the family dairy farm in Freedom where they taught their children how to work hard and enjoy life. Most importantly, they lived and shared their deep faith, as exemplified by their compassion for others, honesty and commitment to always do the right thing.

    Gene was a lifetime member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, serving as a trustee for many years. Throughout his life, Gene enjoyed working the family farm side by side with his wife Dolores and their children. In addition, he found great joy driving his bus route for Swinkles, traveling in his motorhome, the Green Bay Packers and bowling. His greatest enjoyment was time spent with family. Gene was a genuine, hardworking and faithful man who will be truly missed.

    Gene is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dolores; his children: Sue (Charlie Sheppard) Van Camp; and her son, Ben Vanden Heuvel; Lee (Lisa) Van Camp; and their children: Matt (Danielle) and Sarah; Carol (Dave) Vosters; and their children: Jesse (fiancé Becky), Dana (Jason) Wilkinson and Ryan (fiancé Brittany); Wayne (Carol) Van Camp; and their children: Darren (Erin), Chad (Wendy) and Tedd (Hilary); Mary (John) Van Deraa; and their son Craig (Jessalyn) Garvey; Peggy (Elmer) Eiting; and their children: Brady and Peyton; Lynn (Tom) Van Zeeland; and their children: Alex and Nicole; Patricia Van Stralen; and her children: Evan, Chloe and Avery; Barb (Dave) Strick; and their children: Jade, Taylor and Jordan; Dawn (Paul Blair) Van Camp; Brad (Carol) Van Camp; and their children: Norah, Jack and Hank; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Floyd (Joanne) Van Camp; a sister, Mary Van De Hey; brothers and sisters-in-law: Therese Van Camp, Helen (Jim VanVreede) Diedrick, Dolly (Dale) Meulemans, Rita Nelessen, Marian Nelessen and Bernice Nelessen; his faithful dog companion, Odie; and many other family members and friends.

    Gene was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Kyle Van Camp; a great-grandson, Cooper Wilkinson; siblings: Marcel Van Camp, Alois (Dolores) Van Camp, Glen Van Camp and Gerald (Donna) Van Camp; a brother-in-law, Amos Van De Hey; Godchildren: Roger Vosters and Dan Van De Hey; and many members of Dolores' family.

    Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon, on Friday, February 20, 2015, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, W2037 County Road S, Freedom, with Fr. Walter Stumpf officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday, February 19, 2015, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. and again on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.

    The Van Camp family would like to express a special thank you to Nurse Mary Weber, whose loving care and compassion was a blessing to our family. We would also like to express our gratitude to Father Walter Stumpf, Deacon Gary Vanness, Dr. Whiteside, Dr. Scott, Affinity Hospice and all who have provided support and prayers.

Gerald Jacob VanCamp

M, b. November 28, 1933, d. January 31, 2006

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  • Birth: Gerald Jacob VanCamp was born on November 28, 1933 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Donna Mae Ludwig were married on August 11, 1955 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gerald Jacob VanCamp died on January 31, 2006, at age 72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: February 2, 2006

    Van Camp, Gerald J. Gerald J. Van Camp Sr., Freedom, age 72, died Tuesday, January 31, 2006. He was born November 28, 1933, to the late Frank and Magdalene (Biese) Van Camp in Town of Freedom. Jerry married the former Donna Mae Ludwig on August 11, 1955, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, she preceded him in death on January 18, 1989. He was a charter member of the Freedom Lions Club and past president serving from 1983-1984 and a lifelong member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Jerry enjoyed farming and the outdoors, which led him to sell snowmobiles and deal cattle over the years. He is survived by his five children: Bob (Eileen) Van Camp and their three children: Travis (Iga), Jamie and Justin; Cindy (Dave) Kleuskens and their four children: Kyle, Karisa, Kory, Kelcie; Nancy (Rick) Van Gheem; Bill (Colleen) Van Camp and their two children: Jordan and Hayden; and Bud (April) Van Camp and their three children: Megan, Loren and Owen; a sister, Mary Van De Hey; three brothers: Glen (Theresa) Van Camp, Gene (Lori) Van Camp and Floyd (Joan) Van Camp; a brother-in-law, Melvin Ludwig and two sisters-in-law: Bede Ludwig, Marilyn Ludwig; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Donna, two brothers: Marcel and Alois Van Camp and five brothers-in-law: Richard (Regina), Robert (Donna), Joseph, Ronald and James Ludwig. Gerald's Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m. on Friday February 3, 2006 at ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Freedom with Fr. John Schuetze officiating. Friends will be received on Friday at Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family. 766-2099. The family would like to thank everyone that helped Dad with their love and support during his illness especially Dr. Kahn and his staff at the Marshfield Clinic. Dad, We love you, you are at peace in heaven with Mom, we will miss you, Bob, Cindy, Nancy, Bill and Bud.

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Family: Edward S Turek (b. January 21, 1924, d. June 30, 2003)

Petronella VanCamp

F, b. March 17, 1899, d. December 2, 1991

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Family: Michael Alfred Wittman (b. November 19, 1893, d. February 12, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella VanCamp was born on March 17, 1899 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Michael Alfred Wittman were married on October 24, 1919 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Petronella VanCamp died on December 2, 1991, at age 92, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Edward Cemetery, Mackville, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY

    Tuesday December 3,1991

    Mrs. Mike Wittman
    (Nellie Van Camp)
    4335 N. Richmond St.

    Age 92, passed away Monday morning, December 2, 1991 after a lingering illness. She was born March 17, 1899 in the Town of Freedom. Nellie was an avid gardener and loved flowers. She was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, Mackville and the Christian Mothers Society.

    Survivors include a daughter, Loretta Arnold, Appleton; a son and daughter in-law; Richard and Tootie Wittman, Appleton; three brothers and a sister in-law; Jacob and Joseph Van Camp, Freedom; Clarence (Babe) and Marie Van Camp, Appleton; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike; a son Clarence 'Shorty'; a son in-law, Wilmer Arnold; four brothers; John, Frank, Henry and William Van Camp.

    Mass of the Resurrection will be on Wednesday, December 4, 1991 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward Catholic Church, Mackville, with Father Ron Belitz officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Valley Funeral Home from 4 until 9 p.m. on Tuesday (tonight) and Wesnesday at the church from 9:30 until the time of service. A prayer service will be at 8:30 Tuesday evening. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established. Her son, Clarence 'Shorty' Wittman went to prepare a special place for his mother on December 4, 1990.

Michael Alfred Wittman

M, b. November 19, 1893, d. February 12, 1963

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Family: Petronella VanCamp (b. March 17, 1899, d. December 2, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Michael Alfred Wittman was born on November 19, 1893 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella VanCamp were married on October 24, 1919 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Michael Alfred Wittman died on February 12, 1963, at age 69.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Edward Cemetery, Mackville, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent

    Wednesday, February 13, 1963

    Michael Wittman
    Rt. 2, Appleton

    Age 69, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday after a illness of 11 months. He was born in Darboy on November 19, 1893 and lived in this vicinity all of his life. He was a veteran of World War I, a member of St. Edward Catholic Church of Mackville, the Holy Name Society and the Catholic War Veterans.

    Mr. Wittman is survived by his wife, Nellie, one daughter, Mrs. Wilmer [Loretta] Arnold, Rt. 2, Appleton; two sons, Clarence, Appleton; and Richard, Rt. 2, Appleton; six brothers, Herman, Rt. 4, Appleton; Anton, Marshfield; Theodore, Edward and Raymond, all of Kaukauna; and Louis, Rt. 1 Menasha; two sisters, Mrs. Frank [Clara] Geiger, Abbotsford; Mrs. Harold [Regina] Fahrbach, Menasha; one step sister, Mrs. Joseph [Minnie] Geiger, Dorchester; nine grandchildren.

    The funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Edwards Church, the cortege forming at 9:15 a.m. at Brettschneider funeral home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m.. Thursday at the funeral home.

Loretta Ann Wittman

F, b. August 18, 1920, d. January 14, 2015

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Family: Wilmer Arnold (b. May 6, 1917, d. September 7, 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Loretta Ann Wittman was born on August 18, 1920 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Wilmer Arnold were married on May 3, 1941 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Loretta Ann Wittman died on January 14, 2015, at age 94.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Loretta Ann Arnold, age 94, passed away peacefully at Appleton Medical Center with her family by her side on Wednesday afternoon, January 14, 2015. She was born on August 18, 1920, in Kaukauna, daughter of the late Michael and Nellie (Van Camp) Wittman. Loretta was united in marriage to Wilmer "Bill" Arnold on May 3, 1941, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Appleton. After living in Appleton for a short while, they decided to purchase a farm in the Town of Center in April of 1942. Bill preceded her in death in September of 1967. She worked at Peerless Laundry for 28 years, retiring in August of 1985. Loretta was proud to stay on the farm until November 5, 2014, when The Bridges of Appleton became her new home.

    Loretta was a devoted mother and wonderful cook. She has taught her family the true meaning of life's celebration with many of her own home cooked meals made with love throughout her years. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, crocheting, embroidering, dancing and listening to Danny O'Donnell, and going on hundreds of mystery trips with the late Elaine Kurey and Phyllis Brown with Have Group Will Travel. She also enjoyed playing sheepshead with her family and rarely missed a Saturday night with Lawrence Welk.

    Loretta will be missed by her two daughters: Janet (Donald) Spaude, Shiocton and Joyce (Roland) Young, Shiocton; daughter-in-law Karen Arnold, Black Creek; six grandchildren: Karen (Brian) Fischer, Kris (Dave) VanDenBosch, Amy (Joe) Olson, Tim (Bobbi Jo Figlinski) Arnold, Michelle Arnold, and Todd Arnold; six great grandchildren: Ashley, Alex and Austin VanDenBosch, and Jayme, Carlee and Emily Olson; and sister-in-law Tootie Wittman. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Nellie Wittman, husband Wilmer, infant daughter Shirley on June 22, 1942, son Leroy Arnold on February 27, 2004, two brothers: Clarence "Shorty" (Helen) Wittman and Richard Wittman, mother and father-in-law Henry and Goldie (Schucknecht) Arnold, five brothers-in-law: Emmett (Marie), Ervin (Mildred), Alvin (Clarissa), Merlin, and Vernon (Jean) Arnold, and a sister-in-law Rosella Arnold.

    A funeral service will take place at 11 am on Monday, January 19, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 302 N. Morrison St., Appleton, with Rev. Kenneth Frey officiating. DUE TO REMODELING, the service will take place in the gymnasium located directly behind the church. Friends may visit from 4 to 7 pm on Sunday, January 18, at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel, and directly in the gymnasium at church on Monday from 9 am until the time of service. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.

    The family would like to thank the staff at The Bridges of Appleton and the staff in the ER and 8th floor at Appleton Medical Center.

    As Loretta would say, Good Bye - for now.

Wilmer Arnold

M, b. May 6, 1917, d. September 7, 1967

Family: Loretta Ann Wittman (b. August 18, 1920, d. January 14, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilmer Arnold was born on May 6, 1917 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Loretta Ann Wittman were married on May 3, 1941 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Wilmer Arnold died on September 7, 1967, at age 50.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.