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Nancy Marie VandeWettering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Sherry Ann VandeWettering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Donald Brockman

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Jodi Brockman

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Gerald Louis Winters

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  • Birth: Gerald Louis Winters was born on April 8, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 15, 1950 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 22, 2017, at age 90.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Gerald Louis "Jerry" Winters, 90 of Menasha, passed away on October 22, 2017. Jerry was born on April 8, 1927 in Appleton, the son of the late Peter and Lillian (Roberts) Winters. He graduated from St. Therese Grade School, class of 1941. He liked to play baseball and was the right fielder. Next, he went to Roosevelt Jr. High School for one year. He then transferred to Appleton Senior High School "West". He was on the bowling team there and was a member of the 1945 graduating class. From 1945 to 1946 he served honorably as a member of the U.S. Army. He served in Nuremburg, Germany in the 70th Tank Battalion, driving a 2 ½ ton Army truck, delivering supplies for the Officer's Club. When the 70th Tank Battalion was de-activated, he was transferred to the 1st Infantry Division where he was a guard for the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials of the German leaders. He was honorably discharged from Ft. Meade, Maryland. He was employed at Miller Electric from 1947 to 1948. On March 31, 1949 he began working in maintenance at Marathon Corporation who changed their name to American Can in 1967. He retired on August 1, 1992 after 43 years and 4 months. He also worked part-time for his father Peter Winters and Sons as a carpenter and mason worker. On July 15, 1950 he married the former Florence L. Shortt at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. They enjoyed a one week honeymoon at Frenchie's Cottage at Roberts Lake in Wabeno. After that, they enjoyed over 67 years together.

    Jerry's family was most important to him. He loved dancing to his uncle, Tony Winters Band. Uncle Tony's band even played at their wedding. He also loved to travel. He and Florence traveled to all 50 states and many foreign countries. He also enjoyed riding with Florence in their collector's Olds 88. In his youth he enjoyed ice skating at Jones Park, going to basketball games, roller skating and swimming at Waverly Beach. Later he spent time reading, watching weather reports on TV, boating and fishing. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Menasha.

    He will be sadly missed by: his wife Florence, children Charmaine (Daniel Rondello) Winters, Cheryl (George) Gibson, and Carrie (Steven) Dorschner; grandchildren, Richard (Sandy) Gibson and their son Brayden, Heather (Ben) Moericke and their children Micah, Chandler and Lyric, James (fiancé' Brooke) Gibson and Derrick Dorschner, a sister Sandra Mitchell, sister-in-law Audrey Winters, dear friend John Brown and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Duane Winters and brother-in-law Lloyd Mitchell.

    Visitation for Jerry will be at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. Visitation will continue at St. Mary Catholic Church, 528 Second Street in Menasha on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 10:30AM to 11:30AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:30AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Menasha. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park in Appleton. For more information and to express condolences, please visit www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

Joseph Andrew Peterson

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Clarence John Eiting

M, b. July 8, 1903, d. November 29, 1977

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Family: Nellie Arnoldussen (b. December 10, 1910, d. November 29, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Clarence John Eiting was born on July 8, 1903 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Nellie Arnoldussen were married on May 22, 1933 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Clarence John Eiting died on November 29, 1977, at age 74.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent
    Clarence J. Eiting
    404 Main, Wrightstown

    Age 74, died Tuesday morning following a short illness. He was born July 8, 1903 in the Town of Holland, Brown County. He attended grade school there, and farmed in the Askeaton area, and also was a truck driver. He moved to Wrightstown when he retired in 1965. He married the former Nellie Arnoldussen in 1933. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Kaukauna. Survivors include his wife; a son, Roger, Wrightstown; a brother, Les Eiting, Hollandtown; a sister Mrs. John (Mildred) Blahnik, Kaukauna; four grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. The funeral will be at 10:30 am. Thursday at St Paul Catholic Church, Wrightstown with the Rev. Richard Shafer officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the DeWane Funeral Home, Wrightstown after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. A prayer service will be at 7:30 Wednesday evening.

Nellie Arnoldussen

F, b. December 10, 1910, d. November 29, 1995

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Family: Clarence John Eiting (b. July 8, 1903, d. November 29, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: Nellie Arnoldussen was born on December 10, 1910 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Clarence John Eiting were married on May 22, 1933 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Nellie Arnoldussen died on November 29, 1995, at age 84.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Adoption: She was adopted.

Roger Eiting

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Janice Klister

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Judy VandeLoo

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Nicholas Eiting

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Kelly Eiting

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Curtis Eiting

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Laura Meulemans

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Dale Eiting

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Heather Eiting

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jean Marie VandeHey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Nathan Richard Eiting

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Rodney VandeHey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America