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Jeff McCormick

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David McCormick

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Sue McCormick

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Diane McCormick

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Tena Quadhamer

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Family: John C Tornow (b. February 23, 1910, d. April 7, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Tena Quadhamer was born on August 10, 1915.
  • Marriage: She and John C Tornow were married on June 23, 1938.
  • Death: Tena Quadhamer died on October 12, 2011, at age 96, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Tena, age 96, of Appleton, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at Appleton Health Care Center. She was born August 10, 1915, in Hildreth, NB, daughter of the late Harm and Sophie (Decker) Quadhamer. She married John C. Tornow June 23, 1938, sharing 45 years together before his death April 7, 1983.

    Tena was a member of Zion Lutheran Church since 1944 and was a teacher at Zion School for many years. She was a member of the Martha Circle Bible Study group, directed the Cherub Choir in the 1950's; was a member of the Senior Choir for over 50 years; Ladies Quilting group; was a faithful knitter of prayer shawls and baby sweater, caps and booties sets. She was one of the first residents of Zion Mutual Homes. She enjoyed worldwide traveling and spending time with family and friends.

    She is survived by 5 nieces: Mary (Norb) Morack, Hortonville; Virginia Anderson, MN; Dorothy Wallezand; Betty (John) Ellis, CA; Ruth Tornow, Milwaukee; very special friends: Gwen (Don) Schwandt, Appleton and Nancy Barr, Appleton and many other nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother and seven sisters.

    The funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Chapel with Rev. Kurt Kovanen officiating. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A memorial fund has been established for the Zion Lutheran Church Organ Fund.

    Brettschneider-

    Trettin-Lederer

    606 N. Oneida St.

    Appleton 920-733-7383

    www.btlfuneral.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from October 14 to October 16, 2011.

Cheryl Diermeier

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Dennis McDonnell

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Jeffrey J Diermeier

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Julia Kolosso

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Richard Gerard Diermeier

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Family 1: Sarah Jo Farmer

Family 2: Julie J Evans

Kelly Biesterveld

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Thomas C Elliott

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Kenneth Weyenberg

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Scott Anthony Weyenberg

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Dawn Denise Dahlstrom

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Sylvan George Stommel

M, b. February 19, 1920, d. November 13, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Sylvan George Stommel was born on February 19, 1920 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 13, 2008, at age 88, in Sussex, Waukesha Co, Wisconsin.

Elsie Martha Ida Zastrow

F, b. November 10, 1905, d. July 18, 1931

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Family: Walter L Vanevenhoven (b. November 15, 1902, d. March 16, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Elsie Martha Ida Zastrow was born on November 10, 1905 in Morrison, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Walter L Vanevenhoven were married on November 15, 1928.
  • Death: Elsie Martha Ida Zastrow died on July 18, 1931, at age 25.

Lynda Rohe

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Family: Walter L Vanevenhoven (b. November 15, 1902, d. March 16, 1983)

Rita Mae Vanevenhoven

F, b. 1931, d. October 20, 2015

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Family: Bernard Ribarchek (b. September 19, 1927, d. October 15, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Rita Mae Vanevenhoven was born in 1931.
  • Marriage: She and Bernard Ribarchek were married in 1950.
  • Death: Rita Mae Vanevenhoven died on October 20, 2015, at age ~84.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Rita Mae Ribarchek, age 84, of Wrightstown, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. She was born to Walter and Elsie (Zastrow) Vanevenhoven in Kaukauna. Rita and Bernard Ribarchek were united in marriage in 1950, and they would have celebrated 65 years this November. Her caring demeanor and unselfishness began at a young age caring for her siblings and continued to provide heartfelt care and for special needs daughter. She dedicated many years as a fourth grade teacher at St. Paul School and continued providing daycare and unconditional love to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She found tranquility and peace through reading and flower gardening.

    Survivors include her husband, Bernard; children: the late Tom (Kathy) and their daughter Courtney, Diane Ribarchek, Lynn (Joe) Kussow, Connie (Dan) Fritsch; grandchildren: Kerri (Al) Ruhland and their children: Ryan, Megan and Becky, Rebecca (Mike) Pennenberg and their children Raelia, Noah and Isaiah, Andrea Kussow, Adam (Tammy) Kussow and their children Mason and Mercedes, Alicia (Bryan) Bushey and their children Kierra and Kyla, Justin Fritsch and children Kyrie and Brylee, Erica (Ryan Buechel) Fritsch; three siblings: Kieth (Jean) Vanevenhoven, Mary (Bob) Kersten and Carol (Randy) Siewert. She is also survived by Bernard's family, nieces and nephews.

    Private family services were held. Burial at St. Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown. Cotter Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.

    Our family would like to extend a warm thank you to Matthews of Wrightstown for their care in the short time Rita was with them, and for their continued care of our family.

Mary Vanevenhoven

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Carol Vanevenhoven

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Kay DeMars

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Wayne DeMars

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Jean Sommers

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Dennis Sommers

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