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Ralph F Hagens

M, b. October 4, 1942, d. August 3, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: Ralph F Hagens was born on October 4, 1942 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 3, 2004, at age 61.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Lawrence Aloysius Hagens

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

Michelle Ann Hagens

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Family 1: Al Grunstein

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

Al Grunstein

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James Biese

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

Bonnie Gilson

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Marty James Biese

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

Kelly Marie Biese

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

Amy Lynn Biese

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

Jane Biese

F, b. August 31, 1948, d. August 26, 1968

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Family: Michael F Brautigan (b. December 2, 1947, d. October 9, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Jane Biese was born on August 31, 1948 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 26, 1968, at age 19.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Helen Biese

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

Stanley G Dercks

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

Benedict S Dercks

M, b. January 19, 1922, d. July 24, 2007

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Family 1: Mildred VandenBoogard (b. April 20, 1923, d. December 5, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Benedict S Dercks was born on January 19, 1922 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mildred VandenBoogard were married on September 22, 1945.
  • Marriage: Benedict S Dercks and Claire Marie Kiffe were married on June 27, 1950.
  • Death: Benedict S Dercks died on July 24, 2007, at age 85.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 25, 2007

    Dercks, Benedict S. "Ben" Benedict S. Dercks passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday morning, July 24, 2007, at the age of 85 years. He was born in Little Chute on January 19, 1922, son of the late John and Hattie (Weyenberg) Dercks. Ben served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. On September 22, 1945, he married Mildred Vanden Boogard. She preceded him in death on November 5, 1948. On June 27, 1950, he married Claire Kiffe and she preceded him in death on June 17, 2006. Ben was an independent milk hauler for Morning Glory Dairy and retired in 1987. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 953, VFW Kaukauna Electric City Post 3319 and a lifelong member of Holy Cross Parish.

    He is survived by seven sons: Stanley (Helen) Dercks, Gerald Dercks, Dave (Karen) Dercks, Thomas (Marie) Dercks and Robert (Dawn) Dercks, all of Kaukauna; Ronald (Cindy) Dercks of Appleton and John (Janet) Dercks of Kaukauna; twenty-three grandchildren: Mary (John) Bachhuber, Paul (Kelli) Dercks, Cathy (Mitch) Spoehr, Michael Dercks and Cheryl (Doug) Mader; Jennifer (Jamie) Thern and Terri Jo Dercks; Ben, Jeff and Tracy Dercks; Melissa, Kristin and Travis Dercks; Danielle, Brian and Nick Dercks; Corey, Katie, Kristi, Chad and Kelly Dercks; Jeremy and Jenna Dercks; twelve great-grandchildren: Owen and Daniel Bachhuber; Bennett, Emerson and Davis Dercks; Trevor and Nathan Spoehr; Sophie Mader; Cassie and Carter Thern; Chloe and Collin Dercks; three sisters-in-law: Martha Dercks and Pat Koch both of Kaukauna and Margaret Kiffe of Florida. Ben is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his grandson: Jaime Dercks; great-granddaughter: Rose Schroedl Dercks; half-brother: Rich (Laura) Diedrick; two brothers: Joseph (Yvonne) Dercks and George Dercks; brother-in-law: Sylvester (Ann) Vanden Boogard and a sister-in-law: Loretta (Maurice) Van Nuland.

    The funeral liturgy for Ben will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2007, at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer Street in Kaukauna, with Fr. David Funk, OFM, Cap officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and again at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at which time the cortege will leave for the church. There will be a rosary prayer service at 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established in his name.

    The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Bruce Danz and ThedaCare at Home Hospice for their excellent care and compassion. Also, a special thanks to Jerry for fulfilling our dad's wish to stay in his home and enjoy time with family and friends.

    FARGO FUNERAL HOME

    400 W. Wisconsin Ave.

    Kaukauna 920-766-6200

    www.fargofuneralhomes.com.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Mildred VandenBoogard

F, b. April 20, 1923, d. December 5, 1948

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Family: Benedict S Dercks (b. January 19, 1922, d. July 24, 2007)

St John High School Yearbook 1941

Biography

  • Birth: Mildred VandenBoogard was born on April 20, 1923 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Benedict S Dercks were married on September 22, 1945.
  • Death: Mildred VandenBoogard died on December 5, 1948, at age 25.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Graduation: She graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1941.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Mary Jean Dercks

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

Paul Steven Dercks

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Family: Kelli Schroedl

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

Cathy Lynn Dercks

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

Michael Alan Dercks

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Family: Ashley Lutz

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

Cheryl Ann Dercks

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

Frank Peter Biese

M, b. November 11, 1907, d. January 19, 1978

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Family: Clara C Arnoldussen (b. September 3, 1909, d. March 7, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: Frank Peter Biese was born on November 11, 1907 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Clara C Arnoldussen were married on October 9, 1934 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Frank Peter Biese died on January 19, 1978, at age 70, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent
    Frank P. Biese
    304 S. Rogers St., Kimberly

    Age 70, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital after a lingering illness. He was born November 11, 1907 in the Town of Buchanan. He lived and farmed in the Town of Buchanan until nine years ago, later moving to Kimberly. He was past president and served on the board of directors of Kimberly Golden Agers. He was a former member of the Building Committee of St. Mary Catholic Church, Kaukauna. Survivors are his wife, Clara; five daughters: Mrs. Ray (Maggie) Coenen, Kaukauna; Mrs. Robert (Elaine) Schmidt, and Mrs. Tim (Dorothy) Vande Wettering, both of Hollandtown; Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Verhasselt, Freedom; and Mrs. George (Marian) Gerrits, Darboy; two sons: Leo, Darboy; and Robert, Hollandtown; two brothers; Peter Biese, Chilton; Aloysius Biese, Kaukauna; a sister, Mrs. Peter Onkels, Kaukauna; and 30 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and a grandson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Name Catholic Church, Kimberly, with Father Ronald Hopfensperger officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Kaukauna. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Friday at Jansen Fargo Funeral Home, Kimberly. The Golden Agers will have a 7 p.m. service at the funeral home with a prayer service at 8 p.m.

Clara C Arnoldussen

F, b. September 3, 1909, d. March 7, 2002

Parents

Family: Frank Peter Biese (b. November 11, 1907, d. January 19, 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: Clara C Arnoldussen was born on September 3, 1909 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Frank Peter Biese were married on October 9, 1934 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Clara C Arnoldussen died on March 7, 2002, at age 92, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Biese, Mrs. Frank

    (nee Clara Arnoldussen)

    formerly of Kaukauna

    and Kimberly

    Age 92, died Thursday, March 7, 2002 at the St. Paul Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 3, 1909 to the late Henry and Mary (Diedrich) Arnoldussen. In 1934 she was united in marriage to Frank Biese at St. John Catholic Church in Little Chute. He preceded her in death January 19, 1978. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Kaukauna and a past member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Kimberly. She was active in both churches and in the Kimberly Golden Agers.

    Clara is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law: Maggie (Ray) Coenen, Little Chute Elaine (Robert) Schmidt, Kaukauna Dorothy (Tim) VandeWettering, Hollandtown Evelyn (Robert) Verhasselt, Freedom Marian (George) Gerrits, Kaukauna two sons and daughters-in-law: Leo (Irene), Darboy Robert (Nora), Hollandtown. Clara is also survived by sisters-in-law: Mildred Arnoldussen, Appleton Mary Biese, Kaukauna a brother-in-law, Gordon Lamers 30 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren sisters and brothers-in-law: Ann (Richard) Peterson, Helen (Sebastian) Hietpas, Mary Lamers brothers and sisters-in-law: Chris (Ceil), Harry, Raymond (Pearl) infant brothers, Joseph and Clarence sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Henry (Catherine) Biese, Peter (Ella) Biese, Mary (Peter) Onkels, Magdalena (Frank) VanCamp, Aloysius Biese.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St.Mary Catholic Church, Kaukauna with Fr. Robert Udulutsch officiating. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Kaukauna. Friends may call directly at the church from 9:00 a.m. Saturday until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the St. Paul Home, Kaukauna. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family.

    Clara's family would like to thank the Angels at the St. Paul Home for their wonderful care and support.
  • Note: She was born September 3, 1909 in Combined Locks, WI. She married Frank Biese on October 9, 1934. She died March 7, 2002 at St. Paul's Home. She is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in Kaukauna. After they retired from their farm in 1968, they bought a house in Kimberly. She loved to knit and sew and make crafts. All of her grandchildren received a quilt when they got married.
    Lexi Wollersheim, 2007.

Henry Arnoldussen

M, b. August 26, 1875, d. May 30, 1953

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Family: Mary Gertrude Diedrich (b. July 25, 1883, d. June 23, 1962)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Arnoldussen was born on August 26, 1875 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Gertrude Diedrich were married on June 20, 1905 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henry Arnoldussen died on May 30, 1953, at age 77.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/1A/22N.

Mary Gertrude Diedrich

F, b. July 25, 1883, d. June 23, 1962

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Family: Henry Arnoldussen (b. August 26, 1875, d. May 30, 1953)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Gertrude Diedrich was born on July 25, 1883 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on July 25, 1883 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Henry Arnoldussen were married on June 20, 1905 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary Gertrude Diedrich died on June 23, 1962, at age 78.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/1A/22N.

Margaret Mary Biese

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Family: Raymond Francis Coenen (b. May 25, 1935, d. September 17, 2014)

Ronald M VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America