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Agnes Biese

F, b. October 3, 1904, d. September 1978

Parents

  • Father: Johann H Biese (b. September 8, 1861, d. November 7, 1927)
  • Mother: Anna Micke (b. September 5, 1868, d. October 5, 1951)

Family: Richard Veenendaal (b. August 25, 1907, d. February 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Agnes Biese was born on October 3, 1904 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Richard Veenendaal were married in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Agnes Biese died in September 1978, at age 73, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.

Richard Veenendaal

M, b. August 25, 1907, d. February 1987

Family: Agnes Biese (b. October 3, 1904, d. September 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: Richard Veenendaal was born on August 25, 1907.
  • Marriage: He and Agnes Biese were married in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Richard Veenendaal died in February 1987, at age 79, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph (Henry) Biese

M, b. October 14, 1905, d. September 23, 1962

Parents

  • Father: Johann H Biese (b. September 8, 1861, d. November 7, 1927)
  • Mother: Anna Micke (b. September 5, 1868, d. October 5, 1951)

Family: Elaine Elisabeth Taylor (b. August 14, 1915, d. December 25, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph (Henry) Biese was born on October 14, 1905 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Elaine Elisabeth Taylor were married in 1944 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joseph (Henry) Biese died on September 23, 1962, at age 56, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Elaine Elisabeth Taylor

F, b. August 14, 1915, d. December 25, 1999

Parents

Family: Joseph (Henry) Biese (b. October 14, 1905, d. September 23, 1962)

Biography

  • Birth: Elaine Elisabeth Taylor was born on August 14, 1915 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph (Henry) Biese were married in 1944 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elaine Elisabeth Taylor died on December 25, 1999, at age 84, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Oneida, Wisconsin.

Frances R Biese

F, b. April 18, 1907, d. April 23, 1981

Parents

  • Father: Johann H Biese (b. September 8, 1861, d. November 7, 1927)
  • Mother: Anna Micke (b. September 5, 1868, d. October 5, 1951)

Biography

  • Birth: Frances R Biese was born on April 18, 1907 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 23, 1981, at age 74, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Vincent Biese

M, b. March 3, 1909, d. March 5, 1909

Parents

  • Father: Johann H Biese (b. September 8, 1861, d. November 7, 1927)
  • Mother: Anna Micke (b. September 5, 1868, d. October 5, 1951)

Biography

  • Birth: Vincent Biese was born on March 3, 1909 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 5, 1909, at age 0, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Arnold Biese

M, b. September 22, 1862, d. September 19, 1937

Parents

Family: Margaret Adolph (b. February 27, 1870, d. June 24, 1935)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold Biese was born on September 22, 1862 in Town of Wilson, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Margaret Adolph were married on October 9, 1894 in Town of Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold Biese died on September 19, 1937, at age 74, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Kaukauna Times
    August 4, 1911
    Arnold Biese and family, consisting of his wife and two daughters, had a narrow escape from a serious disaster Saturday while crossing the railroad at the foot of Second Street, where the road makes a sharp curve. He did not hear the approaching train and was almost on the track, when the engine came into sight just in front of him. Mr. Biese brought the team to such a sudden halt that it threw one of the horses so that its head would have been crushed had he not pulled it to one side with the reins.

Margaret Adolph

F, b. February 27, 1870, d. June 24, 1935

Parents

Family: Arnold Biese (b. September 22, 1862, d. September 19, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Adolph was born on February 27, 1870 in Town of Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold Biese were married on October 9, 1894 in Town of Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Margaret Adolph died on June 24, 1935, at age 65, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Henry John Biese

M, b. July 13, 1895, d. November 5, 1943

Parents

Family: Catherine N VanAsten (b. May 8, 1898, d. November 18, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry John Biese was born on July 13, 1895 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine N VanAsten were married on October 24, 1922 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henry John Biese died on November 5, 1943, at age 48, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary Saturday, November 6, 1943

    Seymour Farmer Succumbs At Work

    Henry Biese, 48, Route 2, Seymour, died unexpectedly while working at his farm about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Undersherriff Lyman B. Clark and Dr. H.E. Ellsworth, County Coroner investigated and said there would be no inquest. Born July 13, 1895 in the Town of Buchanan, he had lived for the last five years at the farm home where he died.

    Survivors are the widow, four sons, Elzer, Donald, Robert and Marvin, at home; three daughters, Jane, La Verne, and Kathleen, at home; three brothers, Peter, New Holstein; and Aloysius and Frank, Kaukauna; and two sisters, Mrs. Peter Onkels, Kaukauna; and Mrs. Frank Van Camp, Freedom.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:oo o'clock Monday morning at St. John Catholic Church, Seymour with the Rev. Adam Grill in charge. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, South Kaukauna. The body at the Muehl Funeral Home, Seymour from 10 o'clock Sunday morning until the time of the funeral.

Elzer Harold Biese

M, b. August 18, 1923, d. December 3, 2001

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Biography

  • Birth: Elzer Harold Biese was born on August 18, 1923 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Rita Marie VandenHeuvel were married on June 22, 1946 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elzer Harold Biese died on December 3, 2001, at age 78, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY Wednesday, December 5, 2001 Biese, Elzer H. W3517 Cemetery Rd., Seymour
    Age 78, died Monday evening, December 3, 2001 at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. He was born August 18, 1923 in the Town of Wrightstown, son of the late Henry and Catherine (Van Asten) Biese. On June 22, 1946, he was united in marriage to Rita Vanden Heuvel in Seymour and shared over 55 years together. Elzer farmed in the Town of Seymour on the home farm. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Seymour and of the Catholic Knights, Branch 197. He was a member of the Town of Seymour Rural Fire Department for 55 years. He served as secretary of the Seymour Rural Fire Department for over 20 years. He served on the Town Board for 40 years and was Town Chairman for 20 years. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling, gardening, his family pets and visiting with family, friends and neighbors, especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. One of his greatest honors was being elected Town Chairman for the Town of Seymour.
    He is survived by his wife, Rita; his children: Mary (Norm) Steffens, Appleton; Barbara (James) Benzshawel, Appleton; Henry (Pam), Seymour; Gerald (Ruth), Seymour; Joan (David) Lease, Wasilla, Alaska; William (Linda), Black Creek; Joseph (Sue), Black Creek; Carol (Sam) Van Dyke, Green Bay; Janice (Dale) Schuessler, Seymour; Richard (Judy), Burns, Tennessee; 31 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, three sisters: Jane McCormick, Green Bay; LaVerne (Joseph) Vande Corput, Pulaski; Kathleen Biese, Appleton; three brothers: Don (Lillian), Kimberly; Robert (Rose), Black Creek; Marvin, Kaukauna; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Henry Vanden Heuvel and friend, Diane; Donald (Rosemary) Vanden Heuvel, Mary Ann (John) Erickson, Elsie Mae (Boniface) Mitchell, Michael (Dorothy) Vanden Heuvel.
    He was preceded in death by a grandson and two great-granddaughters.
    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour Thursday from 4-8 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. and Friday at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, Seymour, from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. with Fr. Martin Fox officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
    The family would like to thank Unity Hospice for all their special care and concern and Deacon DeBruin for all his visits. A memorial fund has been established.

Rita Marie VandenHeuvel

F, b. April 17, 1924, d. March 28, 2015

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Biography

  • Birth: Rita Marie VandenHeuvel was born on April 17, 1924 in Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Elzer Harold Biese were married on June 22, 1946 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Rita Marie VandenHeuvel died on March 28, 2015, at age 90.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Rita M. Biese, 90, of Seymour, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, March 28, 2015. She was born April 17, 1924, daughter of the late Henry and Alvina (Hackl) Van Den Heuvel. On June 22, 1946 she was united in marriage to Elzer H. Biese. The couple was married and farmed for over 55 years. He preceded her in death December 3, 2001.

    Rita was a 1942 graduate of Seymour High School. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Seymour and a member of the Catholic Knights for 80 years where she served as secretary of the branch for 40 years. Rita was a member of the Woodland Homemakers for 70 years, the Peacemakers Quilters Group and a past 4-H leader. She enjoyed spending time with family, sewing, quilting, playing cards, bowling, gardening, cooking and canning.

    Rita is survived by her children: Mary (Norm) Steffens, Appleton; Barbara (James) Benzschawel, Appleton; Henry (Pam) Biese, Seymour; Gerald (Ruth) Biese, Seymour; Joan (David) Lease, Wasilla, Alaska; William (Linda) Biese, Black Creek; Joseph (Sue) Biese, Black Creek; Carol (Sam) Van Dyke, Green Bay; Janice (Dale) Schuessler, Seymour; Richard (Kimberly) Biese, Burns, Tennessee; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; siblings: Henry Van Den Heuvel (special friend Diane), Little Chute; Donald (Rosemary) Van Den Heuvel, Seymour; Mary Ann (John) Erickson, Neenah; Elsie (Boniface) Mitchell, Combine Locks; sister-in-law, Dorothy Van Den Heuvel, Seymour.

    Preceded in death by a grandson and three great-grandchildren; one brother.

    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m. and visitation will continue at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Seymour on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11 a.m. with Fr. Bob Kabat officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com

    A memorial fund has been established in Rita's name.

    Mom, you will never miss dad again because you are with him. We thank you for all the homemade gifts you have given us over the years and will always remember and cherish these. We miss you and will love you always, your family.

Mary Katherine Biese

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Norman Steffens

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Paul John Steffens

M, b. July 20, 1902, d. November 17, 1974

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Family: Loretta Linsmeyer (b. February 13, 1914, d. July 27, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Paul John Steffens was born on July 20, 1902 in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Loretta Linsmeyer were married on January 4, 1939 in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Paul John Steffens died on November 17, 1974, at age 72, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Loretta Linsmeyer

F, b. February 13, 1914, d. July 27, 2013

Parents

Family: Paul John Steffens (b. July 20, 1902, d. November 17, 1974)

Biography

  • Birth: Loretta Linsmeyer was born on February 13, 1914 in Isaar, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Paul John Steffens were married on January 4, 1939 in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Loretta Linsmeyer died on July 27, 2013, at age 99.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Loretta Steffens, 99, of Seymour, WI, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Loretta began her journey on Earth February 13, 1914. She was born in Isaar, WI, the daughter of the late Joseph and Francis (Duffeck) Linsmeyer. She was united in marriage on January 4, 1939 to the late Paul Steffens and they shared 33 years of their lives together.Loretta and Paul raised their family on their farm until retiring in 1972. They were longtime members of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom.Loretta was a phenomenal cook, baker, and gardener. She enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and spending time with her family.Loretta's survivors include her children: Norbert (Ruth), Norman (Mary), Jerry (Dawn), Donna, Marie, and Rich (Linda); her sister Margaret Linsmeyer; 22 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband Paul; daughters Irene and Shirley; her son Joseph; her brothers: Leonard, Edward, Frank, and Joseph; and her sisters: Elsie, Ida, Mary, and Mathilda; nieces and nephews; and other in-laws.Friends and family may call at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 10 am until the funeral mass at 12 noon with Fr. Dan Felton officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour is assisting the family with arrangements.Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com2 Timothy:4-7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.The Steffens family would like to thank Mary and the Home Instead staff as well as the staff at Cherry Meadows Hospice for all of their care and support.To all my family and friends,I did not expect to leave so suddenly, but what the Lord does is well done. I left you with love in my heart. May God bless you all. Loretta - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postcrescent/obituary-browse.aspx?recentdate=0&type=1#sthash.p4WJUVo0.dpuf.

William Joseph Steffens

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Rick Paul Steffens

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Bonnie Sue Steffens

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Barbara Jean Biese

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James Benzschawel

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Andrew James Benzschawel

M, b. July 8, 1913, d. November 1, 2001

Family: Marie Santkuyl (b. March 16, 1908, d. August 24, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Andrew James Benzschawel was born on July 8, 1913 in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Marie Santkuyl were married on October 10, 1936.
  • Death: Andrew James Benzschawel died on November 1, 2001, at age 88.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Benzschawel, Andrew J. "Andy" Baraboo Formerly of Appleton, age 88, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2001 aft er a lengthy illness at Sauk County Health Care Center. He was born in Hil bert on July 8, 1913 to the late Frank and Mary (Schumaker) Benzschawe l. On October 10, 1936 he married Marie Santkuyl, they recently celebrat ed their 65th anniversary. Andy was employed by Badger Ammunition Pla nt in Baraboo for many years. While living in Appleton Andy worked at Mill er-Phiel Lumber Company in Black Creek. During retirement he worked part t ime for Del-Tool of Baraboo. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends.He will be sadly missed by his wife, Marie; son, James (Baraba) Benzschawe l, Appleton; daughter, Marilyn (Gary) Stiebs, Ogdensburg, Wisconsin; broth er, Frank (Alvina) Preissner, Chilton; sister-in-law, Frieda Benzschawe l, Appleton; grandchildren: Tom Benzschawel (special friend, Tina), Dougl as Sutter, Shari (Jerome) Flanagan, Sandy Bauer, Barbara Kasuboski and Bon nie (Mark) Piskorski, 13 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildre n, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Andy was prece ded in death by a daughter, Judy Benzschawel and a brother, Al Benzschawel .The Funeral Service will be Monday, November 5, 2001 at 6 p.m. at the Vall ey Funeral Home. The visitation will be Monday at the funeral home fr om 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemete ry. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a memorial has been establish ed. Anyone meeting Andy for the first time, during their discussions kn ew that they had gained a life long friend.
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Marie Santkuyl

F, b. March 16, 1908, d. August 24, 2009

Parents

Family: Andrew James Benzschawel (b. July 8, 1913, d. November 1, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: Marie Santkuyl was born on March 16, 1908 in Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Andrew James Benzschawel were married on October 10, 1936.
  • Death: Marie Santkuyl died on August 24, 2009, at age 101, in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: August 26, 2009


    Benzschawel, Marie C. (Santkuyl)


    Marie C. (Santkuyl) Benzschawel, 101, formerly of Appleton, passed away Monday, August 24, 2009, at Sauk County Health Care Center after a 16-year illness with Alzheimer's. She was born in the Netherlands on March 16, 1908, to John and Maria Santkuyl. Marie married Andrew Benzschawel on October 10, 1936. They had celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary together in 2001. She enjoyed caring for and spending time with her grandchildren; working in her flower gardens and going to antique and flea markets with Andy.

    She will be sadly missed by her son, James (Barbara) Benzschawel, Appleton; daughter, Maryln Stiebs, Waupaca; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.

    Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew; daughter, Judy Benzschawel; her parents; three brothers and three sisters.

    Services for Marie will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2009, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Appleton, with Deacon Rick Simon officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may visit the family Friday at the church from 2 - 4 p.m.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Sauk County Health Care Medical staff and aids for all the special care given to Marie through the years.

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    2211 N. Richmond Street

    Appleton, WI 54911

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Thomas James Benzschawel

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Henry Elzer Biese

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