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Ruth Willems

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Henry Willems

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Jeannetta Mae Willems

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Family: Leslie John Borman (b. November 19, 1919, d. December 3, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Jeannetta Mae Willems was born on March 8, 1923 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Leslie John Borman were married on June 14, 1941 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Jeannetta Mae Willems died on August 12, 2004, at age 81.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Leslie John Borman

M, b. November 19, 1919, d. December 3, 1990

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  • Birth: Leslie John Borman was born on November 19, 1919.
  • Marriage: He and Jeannetta Mae Willems were married on June 14, 1941 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Leslie John Borman died on December 3, 1990, at age 71.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Janice Blanche Borman

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Richard VanDreel

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Jean Ann VanDreel

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Judith Margaret Borman

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Lowell Elmer Kussow

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John Leslie Borman

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Family 1: Maria Dillhunt

Family 2: Julie Cady

Maria Dillhunt

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Jean Ann Borman

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Biography

  • Birth: Jean Ann Borman was born on July 25, 1947.
  • Death: She died on March 15, 1948, at age 0.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Gary Constance Borman

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JoAnn Mary Borman

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Petronella M Albers

F, b. June 15, 1892, d. August 10, 1994

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Family: Louis A Calaway (b. January 3, 1893, d. October 24, 1957)

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  • Birth: Petronella M Albers was born on June 15, 1892 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Louis A Calaway were married on November 26, 1919.
  • Death: Petronella M Albers died on August 10, 1994, at age 102, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Louis A Calaway

M, b. January 3, 1893, d. October 24, 1957

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  • Father: Frank Calaway (b. May 14, 1856, d. August 16, 1934)
  • Mother: Mary Droog (b. June 27, 1857, d. June 10, 1934)

Family: Petronella M Albers (b. June 15, 1892, d. August 10, 1994)

Biography

  • Birth: Louis A Calaway was born on January 3, 1893 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella M Albers were married on November 26, 1919.
  • Death: Louis A Calaway died on October 24, 1957, at age 64.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Alice Therese Baumann

F, b. August 20, 1914, d. February 7, 2007

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Family: Clement Joseph Romenesko (b. February 6, 1911, d. January 30, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Alice Therese Baumann was born on August 20, 1914 in Mackville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Clement Joseph Romenesko were married on November 21, 1933 in Mackville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Alice Therese Baumann died on February 7, 2007, at age 92.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: February 4, 2007

    Romenesko, Alice Therese Alice Therese Romenesko died on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007. Alice was born Aug. 20, 1914, to the late John W. and Odelia (Fries) Baumann in Mackville. Alice married Clem Romenesko on Nov. 21, 1933, in Mackville, and celebrated their 66th Wedding Anniversary in 1999 shortly before Clem's death. Alice and Clem settled in Kaukauna and purchased a farm in 1942, which is where they resided until 1957; they then moved to their current address in Appleton. Alice and Clem successfully owned and operated a livestock business, The Appleton Meat Packing Company, and The Romenesko Mobile Home Park. Alice lived a long, fruitful life with an extensive family. In her later years, her eldest son, Ron, was her caregiver and friend, taking her to all events, appointments, and church, as well as many performances at the Performing Arts Center, which Alice enjoyed to the utmost. Alice loved traveling, visiting all of the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Alice was treated royally while visiting her daughter and family in Canada, and returned happy and refreshed. She also enjoyed her frequent trips to the East Coast to visit her daughter where Newport, Rhode Island, was her favorite place. She enjoyed spending time with her local family baking, visiting, and shopping. Some of Alice's interests, included reading, crafts, baking, watching Wheel of Fortune, and the History Channel. Alice was a longtime member of the Christian Mothers Society.

    Survivors include nine children, Ron, Appleton; Lee (Darlene), Little Chute; June Geiger, Appleton; Bonnie (Richard) Byford, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Del (Diane), Kernersville, N.C.; Dean, Los Angeles, Calif.; Neil, Oshkosh; Bev, Plainville, Conn.; Noreen (Tommie) Thomas, Appleton; seven grandchildren, Bruce (Chris) Romenesko, Brenda (Joe) Nicolais, Joy (Jeff) Sim, Dawn (John H. Jr.) Grote, Sue Byford, Sarah Byford, and Sonya Schilcher; eight great-grandchildren, Jason, Brittany Romenesko, Stephanie and Aaron Nicolais, Christine Nelson, Lexi and Lia Sim and Sarah Grote; two great-great-grandchildren, Alex and Trevor Nelson. Alice is further survived by two brothers, Silver and Harold Baumann, and two sisters, Sister Mary Florian, and Mary (Leonard) Tennie.

    Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Clem; a son, Wenzel; a daughter, Susan Marie and a son-in-law, Jack Geiger; five brothers, Frank, Cyril, John, Victor and Florian Baumann; three sisters, Lucille Fox, Helen Stingle and Phyllis Smits.

    Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church 1810 North McDonald St., Appleton with Fr. Gerald Falk officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday and again on Tuesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. There will be a prayer service at the funeral home at 7 p.m. on Monday. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kaukauna.

    Alice wanted a special thank you given to Fr. Falk, Sister Rose and Sister Betty at St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

    Alice also wanted to recognize these very special friends, Muggs and Wimpy VanDynHoven, Ellie and Marv Hietpas, Rose Ebben.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME

    537 N. Superior St.

    Appleton 920-739-1231

    www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

Wenzel Romenesko

M, b. May 2, 1934, d. May 6, 1934

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  • Birth: Wenzel Romenesko was born on May 2, 1934 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 6, 1934, at age 0, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Ronald Romenesko

M, b. April 6, 1935, d. August 7, 2011

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  • Birth: Ronald Romenesko was born on April 6, 1935 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 7, 2011, at age 76.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: After a long battle with Parkinson's Disease, Ron passed away peacefully at the age of 76 with his family by his side on August 7, 2011. Ron was born in Kaukauna on April 6, 1935, the eldest child and devoted son of the late Clem and Alice (Baumann) Romenesko of Appleton. Ron attended Holy Cross Grade School and Kaukauna High School. He was an academic, and continued his extensive education at Milwaukee School of Engineering and earned his Master's Degree at Marquette University. Later he received his PhD. in African History at Syracuse University in New York.

    He entered the military from 1954 until 1956 and became an Electronic Technician while serving his tour of duty in post-war Europe. Ron taught high school in Crandon, Wisconsin, and was also a substitute teacher while he lived in Milwaukee. He was employed in various businesses over the years, including many years at S.C. Shannon in Appleton. Ron was also very proud of being able to spend three years in the Peace Corps in the 1960's in Tanzania.

    Ron was a religious man, who for many years attended holy hour on a regular basis at the Divine Mercy Chapel of St. Pius Parish. He devoted a great deal of his time with Big Brothers, working with troubled youths, and training dozens of young people to snow ski. Ron's pastimes included camping, skiing, sailing, reading, mowing lawn with his John Deere, debating just about any topic, and while in Africa he even attempted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

    Ron is survived by his seven siblings: June Geiger of Appleton; Bonnie (Richard) Byford of Toronto, Canada; Del (Diane) Romenesko of Menasha; Dean Romenesko of Santa Monica, California; Neil Romenesko of Oshkosh; Bev Romenesko of New Britain, Connecticut; and Noreen (Tom) Thomas of Appleton. He is also survived by his sister-in-law: Darlene (wife of Lee); as well as his dearly loved nieces and nephews: Brenda (Joe) Nicolais, Bruce (Chris) Romenesko, Sue Byford, Sarah Byford, Joy (Jeff) Sim, Dawn (John) Grode, and Sonya Schilcher. Ron was preceded in death by his parents Clem and Alice, a brother Lee, and infant siblings Wenzel and Susan, and a brother-in-law, Jack Geiger.

    He was always willing to give a helping hand and enjoyed caring for others. The family wishes to thank Ron's sister June, for her dedication and special care throughout his four-year illness.

    The funeral liturgy for Ron will be held at 5:30 pm on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 500 W. Marquette Street, Appleton. Fr. Thomas J. Farrell will be officiating. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Kaukauna. Visitation will be held at the church from 3:00 pm until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name.

    "Hakuna matata." (Swahili; There are no worries.) Wichmann Funeral Home

    537 N. Superior Street

    Appleton 920-739-1231

    Online Condolences www.wichmannfargo.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from August 9 to August 10, 2011.

Leroy W Romenesko

M, b. April 4, 1936, d. October 29, 2010

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  • Birth: Leroy W Romenesko was born on April 4, 1936 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 29, 2010, at age 74, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Leroy W. Romenesko, Little Chute, 74, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna. Leroy was born in Kaukauna on April 4, 1936, to the late Clem and Alice Romenesko. On Aug. 23, 1958, he married Darlene A. Gerrits at St. Nicholas Parish in Freedom. They celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 23, 2008. Lee was employed at Great Northern Container and later at Miller Electric along with owning his own septic business. He enjoyed dancing and listening to polka music, snowmobiling, fishing and later making chairs out of clothes pins. Lee also enjoyed sharing his stories and photos of his time in the Army. Lee served in the Army from Oct. 1954 to Oct. 1956, and was a member of the American Legion Post 38. Lee loved being around his family and making all the grandchildren laugh.

    Lee is survived by his wife of 52 years, Darlene; his children, Brenda (Joe) Nicolais, Appleton; Bruce (Chris) Romenesko, Appleton; four grandchildren, Stephanie and Aaron Nicolais, Brittany and Jason Romenesko; step granddaughter, Christine (Bill) Kolgen; and step great-grandchildren, Alex and Trevor. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters, Ron, Del (Diane), Dean, Neil and Bev Romenesko, June Geiger, Bonnie (Richard) Byford and Noreen (Tom) Thomas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bob (Millie), Lois, Don (Lillian) and Roger Gerrits, Germaine Werner, Clarice Islinger, Vernadine (Jim) Welch and Donald Evers.

    Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Clem and Alice Romenesko; father and mother-in-law, John and Geraldine Gerrits; step mother-in-law, Loretta Gerrits; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerome Werner, Frank Islinger, Elaine Evers, Eugene Gerrits, Audrey (Earl) Van Handel.

    Visitation will be held Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010, at ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH (323 S. Pine St. Little Chute) from 2:30 p.m. until time of Mass at 5:30 p.m. The Rev. Msgr. James Vanden Hogen will officiate. Military rites conducted by the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post 258 will immediately follow Mass. Committal Holy Cross Cemetery, Wednesday November 3, 2010 at 10:30 am. For on-line condolences, please visit www.oconnellfh.com.

    The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the staff at St. Paul Elder Services for their loving care of Lee. He really enjoyed dancing with all of them.

    We will miss you for the wonderful father and husband that you were to us.

    O'CONNELL

    FUNERAL HOME

    201 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-788-6237.

June Mary Romenesko

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Family: John W Geiger (b. November 23, 1933, d. October 20, 1968)

Bonita Lucille Romenesko

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Delbert John Romenesko

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Family 2: Diane Young

Dean Romenesko

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