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Robert J Geiger

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Hilaria Ida Cecelia Geiger

F, b. June 17, 1918, d. July 17, 2011

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Biography

  • Birth: Hilaria Ida Cecelia Geiger was born on June 17, 1918 in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Edward Dvorachek were married on June 17, 1943 in St Mary Church, Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Hilaria Ida Cecelia Geiger died on July 17, 2011, at age 93, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Hilaria Ida Geiger Dvorachek, age 93, of Reedsville, Golden Venture Apartments, Kaukauna and Peabody Manor, Appleton, danced her way into heaven on Sunday, July 17, 2011. She was born on June 17, 1918, in the Town of Brillion, daughter of the late Daniel and Ida (Vogel) Geiger. She married Edward J. Dvorachek on her 25th birthday, June 17, 1943, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Brillion.

    Survivors include her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Dolores (Cyril, "Bud"), Klister, Appleton and sons: Andrew (Caitlin Feiereisen) and their daughter, Natalie Grace of Fox Point; and Edward, Casper, WY; Dennis (Lynda Cyr) of Brillion and children: Amy (Neal) Monigal and son, Christian of Menasha, Matthew (Andrea Vechart) and children, Jonathan, Levi, Grace, Stephen and Sara of LaGrange, IN, Nathan (Jessica Schindler) of Butler, WI; Deanna (Mitch) Disch of Beaver Dam and children, Hilary of Madison and Jacob of Daejeon, South Kora; Darlene Zirngibl of Kalamazoo, MI; Elmer (Victoria Weber) of Reedsville and children, Beau (Melissa Schultz) and sons, Braiden, Brennen and Camden of Reedsville; Jill of Brillion, Jesse (Heather Nies) of Brillion and Sara of Pewaukee; Connie (David) Gott and children, Emily, Stephen and Simon of Halifax, England.

    Surviving also are sisters and brothers and in-laws: Kathryn (Preston) Geiger, Brillion; Daniel (Beverly Suchan) Geiger, Brillion; Joseph H. Juckem, Chilton; Delores Diny, DePere; Rita (Allen) Wittmann, Brillion; Albert Brick, DePere; Dorothy (Roberts) Dvorachek; and Dolores (Heinzen) Dvorachek.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Ida Geiger; her husband, Edward; a grandson, Jason Dvorachek; mother and father-in-law, Anton and Anna (Kocourek) Dvorachek; sisters and brothers and -in-laws: Norbert and Monica (Kopidlansky) Geiger; Bernard Geiger; Ida Juckem; Elmer (Bernice Wessel) Geiger; Michael Diny; Germaine Brick; Joseph (Mary Berger) Dvorachek; Wencel (Agnes) Svatek; John (Christine Kimmel; Steven (Florence Seidl) Dvorachek; Leonard (Mary) Braun; Charles (Pearl Fiedler) Dvorachek; Anthony Dvorachek; Emily Dvorachek; and a special God-child, David Wittmann.

    Hilaria is also survived by her special niece and nephew God-children: Donald Dvorachek, James Dvorachek, Dean Geiger, Norbert Geiger, Jr., Jeanne Geiser, Jean Koehler, Bernice Pollen and Mary Beth Postolowski. She is further survived by many other nieces and nephews, grand and great-grand nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

    Before her marriage, during WWII, Hilaria helped her parents with the family dairy farm and tend to her eight siblings. It was during these years that she taught herself how to play to piano, organ and accordion after only a few lessons and encouragement from her aunts, Sister Cecelia and Sister Robert and Lawrence Duchow. She was the organist and choir director at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Kasson, for nine years before her marriage. During this same time Hilaria entertained Manitowoc County with her accordion on WOMT radio every Saturday morning. After marriage while living on the Dvorachek family dairy farm, Hilaria continued to play the organ for weddings, funerals, Sunday Mass and other services at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Reedsville. She was proud to have donated this service to her church for 50 years.

    Hilaria provided the entertainment for conventions at various Door County Resorts, a Lions International Convention, many picnics in the park and numerous family gatherings. She was honored to play her accordion on stage in Munich, Germany, on a float for the Centennial of Reedsville in 1992 and for the Jump N' Jive Extravaganza in Kimberly in 2007. Hilaria loved to dance, especially the polka and waltz, the music of her German heritage. She was a fan of the Jerry Schneider Band. Dancing with Edward made her smile.

    Telling stories of her trips delighted Hilaria. Some of her destinations were England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Holland, Germany, The Holy Land, Hawaii and many other places throughout the United States.

    Hilaria was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Brillion and a gold member of the St. Ann's/Christian Mothers Society of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Reedsville, and Holy Family Parish, Brillion. She was an active member and officer of the Reedsville Lioness Club and the Maple Rock Homemakers.

    The funeral liturgy for Hilaria will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 W Ryan Street in Brillion. Friends may call at the church Friday after 4 p.m. and again on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the liturgy. Visitation hours Friday evening will be concluded with a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family, 920-766-2099.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial funds are being established in Hilaria's memory. Donations can be made to The Hilaria Dvorachek Music Scholarship Fund at Silver Lake College, St. Mary's Historical Society of Holy Family Parish.

    The family wishes to thank Dr. James Haine and the compassionate staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital and the Peabody Manor, and visitors from Holy Family Parish for Mom's spiritual strength. Mom has been blessed many times with their exceptional care and concern.


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from July 19 to July 20, 2011.

Edward Dvorachek

M, b. December 14, 1911, d. June 1980

Biography

  • Birth: Edward Dvorachek was born on December 14, 1911.
  • Marriage: He and Hilaria Ida Cecelia Geiger were married on June 17, 1943 in St Mary Church, Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Edward Dvorachek died in June 1980, at age 68.

Bernard Geiger

M, b. July 25, 1921, d. May 25, 2011

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  • Birth: Bernard Geiger was born on July 25, 1921 in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 21, 1949 in Francis Creek, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 25, 2011, at age 89, in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Family Cemetery (formerly St Mary), Brillion, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Bernard "Bernie" A. Geiger, age 89, was peacefully received into the arms of the Lord on May 25, 2011 at Brillion WestHaven.

    Bernie was born in the Town of Brillion on July 25, 1921, son of the late Daniel and Ida (Vogel) Geiger. He served our country as a member of the United States Army, serving in the Pacific Theatre in Japan from 1946 - 1947. He is a member of the Bloedorn-Becker-Jensen Post 126 of Brillion. Bernie married the former Katherine Preston on May 21, 1949, at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Francis Creek. The couple recently celebrated their 62nd anniversary. Bernie was no stranger to hard work. He devoted his life to his family and farming. Along with his dad and brothers, farming operations were created in three counties whereby the identity: 'Tri-County Farms' was born. He continued to grow his operation along with his sons, eventually turning it over to them. His legacy and farms' identity live on. To those who knew Bernie know that he loved to drive tractor, loved visiting at "the cafe," going to bingo with Mom, and going to the cottage.

    He is survived by his loving wife, Katherine of Brillion; four sons and their families: Dean (Debbie) Geiger, Brillion, and their children: Tony (Kari) Geiger, Craig (Melissa) Geiger, and Marcia (Tim) Roehrig; Patrick (Kim) Geiger, Brillion, and their children: Kristen (Scott) Geiger-Petersen, Amanda and Ashley Geiger; David Geiger, Brillion and his children: Jacob and Davey Geiger ; Bernard Jr. "Bud" (Brenda) Geiger, Brillion, and their children: Travis, Shayna, and Tianna Geiger; two daughters: Sharon (Michael) Van Lanen, Darboy, and their children: Jared (Stephanie) Van Lanen, Brian Van Lanen, Amy (Adam) Pruess, and Kim (Matthew) Merrick; Mary Kay (Steve) Gruett, Potter, and their children: Michelle, Adam, Nicholas, and Maria Gruett; ten great-grandchildren with two more great-grandchildren on the way; Sisters: Hilaria Dvoracheck, Appleton, Rita (Allen) Wittman, Brillion and Dolores Diny, Depere, One Brother: Daniel (Beverly) Geiger, Brillion; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Joseph Juckem, Chilton, Albert Brick, Depere, Joseph (Kathleen) Preston, Whitelaw, John (MaryAnn) Preston, Manitowoc, Francis (Leona) Preston, Whitelaw, Jeanette Preston, Whitelaw and Jim (fiance' Del) Preston, Glenbeulah, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
    Bernie is preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law and mother-in-law: Jacob Washington and Viola Preston, a grandson: Jonathan David Geiger, brothers: Norbert (Monica) Geiger and Elmer (Bernice "Bun") Geiger, Sisters: Ida Juckem and Germaine Brick, In-Laws: Edward Dvoracheck, Michael Diny, George Preston, Marian (Robert) Shamburek, Earl (Elmira) Preston, and Dorothy Preston, and other nieces and nephews.

    Funeral Services will take place at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Holy Family Parish, Brillion. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Larry Abler OFM Cap with burial at St. Mary/Holy Family Parish Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by the Bloedorn-Becker-Jensen Post #126 of Brillion. Friends may call on Tuesday at church from 1 p.m. until the time of the Mass at 4 p.m.

    The Wieting Funeral Home, Brillion is assisting the Geiger family with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeral home.com.

    In Lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

    The Geiger family would like to extend a special thank you to Nicole Behnke and the rest of the staff at WestHaven for their care and compassion to both Bernie and his family.

Daniel R Geiger

M, b. March 18, 1923, d. March 18, 2012

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Family: Beverly Ann Suchan (b. August 27, 1929, d. September 9, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Daniel R Geiger was born on March 18, 1923 in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Beverly Ann Suchan were married on August 27, 1952 in Reedsville, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Daniel R Geiger died on March 18, 2012, at age 89, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Family Cemetery (formerly St Mary), Brillion, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Daniel R. Geiger, age 89, of Brillion, passed away on his birthday, March 18, 2012 at Bellin Hospital, Green Bay.

    Danny was born on March 18, 1923 in Brillion, son of the late Daniel and Ida (Vogel) Geiger. He graduated from Brillion High School, class of 1941. On August 27, 1952, Danny married the love of his life, Beverly Ann Suchan, in Reedsville. She preceded him in death on September 9, 2011. Danny owned and operated the Tri County Farms until 1971 and worked at the Brillion Iron Works in the Farm Equipment Division, retiring in 1988. He was a member of Holy Family Parish, the Brillion Lions Club, and the Brillion Conservation Club. Danny was very active in the community and with church. He loved to play cards, collect coins, travel, weekends at Shawano Lake, and to garden. Danny was an avid fisherman and hunter and the deer are safe now! Danny also loved spending time with his family. He passed away on his birthday and joined his "Dolly" to resume their Sunday dancing that they loved so much.

    Survivors include his children and their spouses: Mark (Mary Ann) Geiger of Francis Creek, Cynthia (Steven) Klein of Francis Creek, Daniel (Patsy) Geiger of Brillion, Lynn Ann (Thomas) Cisler of Maribel; 13 grandchildren: Jolene (Jake) Funk, Kristy (Jeff) Hahn, Lee Geiger and special friend Katie, DJ Chupita and special friend Alex, Stephanie (Jerome) Wotachek, Mike Chupita, Cassandra (Kevin) Krajnik, Tyler Klein, Sara Geiger and special friend Josh, Jennifer (Aaron) Kuhls, Christopher Cisler, Nicholas Cisler, Jennifer (Rick) Collins; five great grandchildren: Isaac, Naomi, Samuel, Emma, and Logan; two sisters, five brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law: Rita (Allen) Wittmann, Brillion, Dolores Diny, Depere, Katherine Geiger, Brillion, Joseph Juckem, Chilton, Albert Brick, Depere, Gary Suchan of Reedsville, Ken (Sue) Suchan of New Holstein, and Rose Piepenburg of Brillion; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

    Danny was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Beverly, three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Norbert (Monica) Geiger, Elmer (Bernice "Bun") Geiger, Bernard Geiger, three sisters and two brothers-in-law: Ida Juckem, Germaine Brick, Hilaria (Eddie) Dvoracheck, Michael Diny, and other in-laws.

    Mass of Christian burial will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Timothy Brandt, with burial in the Holy Family Cemetery, Brillion. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. until 4:45 p.m.

    The Wieting Funeral Home in Brillion is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeralhome.com

    The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the entire staff of Brillion West Haven for the compassion and care given to Dad and his entire family.


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on March 20, 2012.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Brillion High School, Brillion, Wisconsin, in 1941.

Beverly Ann Suchan

F, b. August 27, 1929, d. September 9, 2011

Biography

  • Birth: Beverly Ann Suchan was born on August 27, 1929 in Reedsville, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Daniel R Geiger were married on August 27, 1952 in Reedsville, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Beverly Ann Suchan died on September 9, 2011, at age 82.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Family Cemetery (formerly St Mary), Brillion, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Beverly Ann Geiger, age 82 of Brillion, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Brillion West Haven surrounded by her family. She was born on August 27, 1929 in Reedsville, daughter of the late Miles & Florence (Wacek) Suchan. She married Daniel R. Geiger on August 27, 1952 in Reedsville. Beverly worked at the Mirro Co. in Manitowoc and Foley Co. in Chilton until her retirement. She loved to cook, can, crochet, shop and make quilts. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion and the Christian Mothers for over 50 years. Survivors include her husband Daniel, her children, Mark (Mary Ann) Geiger of Francis Creek, Cynthia (Steven) Klein of Francis Creek, Daniel (Patsy) Geiger of Brillion, Lynn Ann (Thomas) Cisler of Maribel, 13 grandchildren, Jolene (Jake) Funk, Kristy (Jeff) Hahn, Lee Geiger and special friend Katie, DJ Chupita and special friend Alex, Stephanie (Jerome) Wotachek, Mike Chupita, Cassandra (Kevin) Krajnik, Tyler Duke Klein, Sara Geiger and special friend Josh, Jennifer (Aaron) Kuhls, Christopher Cisler, Nicholas (Erin) Cisler, Jennifer (Rick) Collins, 5 great grandchildren, Isaac, Naomi, Samuel, Emma, and Logan, 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary Suchan of Reedsville, Ken (Sue) Suchan of New Holstein, Rose Piepenburg of Brillion, and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Don (Pauline) Suchan, Bob Suchan, and Margaret Suchan. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 12, 2011 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion. The Rev. Timothy Brandt will officiate. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery, Brillion. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of mass. The Wieting Funeral Home in Brillion is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeralhome.com

    The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the entire staff of Brillion West Haven and Unity Hospice, for the compassion and care given to Mom and her entire family.

Michael J Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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Kim Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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Charlotte Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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Rachel Gonnering

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

Rebecca Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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Ricia Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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Chelsea Gonnering

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
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William John Schultz

M, b. April 1, 1893, d. November 27, 1949

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Family: Helen Margaret Day (b. August 22, 1893, d. August 21, 1956)

Biography

  • Birth: William John Schultz was born on April 1, 1893 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Helen Margaret Day were married on May 18, 1915 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: William John Schultz died on November 27, 1949, at age 56, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Helen Margaret Day

F, b. August 22, 1893, d. August 21, 1956

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Family: William John Schultz (b. April 1, 1893, d. November 27, 1949)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Margaret Day was born on August 22, 1893 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William John Schultz were married on May 18, 1915 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen Margaret Day died on August 21, 1956, at age 62, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Kelley West

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Jeff Stadler

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John Faucher

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Elaine A Schultz

F, b. February 17, 1927, d. January 9, 2015

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Family: Warren E Smith (b. October 29, 1923, d. July 14, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Elaine A Schultz was born on February 17, 1927.
  • Marriage: She and Warren E Smith were married on June 14, 1947 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elaine A Schultz died on January 9, 2015, at age 87.
  • Note: Elaine A. Smith, 87, passed away quietly early Friday morning, January 9th, after a brief illness. Elaine was born on February 17, 1927 to William J. Schultz and Helen M. (Day) Schultz. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Menasha. On June 14, 1947 she married Warren E. Smith at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. She had three sons: Steven E. Smith, Allouez, Peter W. (Denise) Smith, Appleton and James H. (Barbara) Smith, Appleton. She was also blessed with special granddaughters: Jennifer Smith, Andrea Smith, Nicole (Dom) Opsteen, Katherine (Lee) Kedrowski and Laurie (Jordan) Gross. In addition, she has nine great grandchildren: Celeste, Zoey, Peter, Easton, Mackenzi, Clayton, Penelope, Harvey D. and Addison. She also held dear her nieces: Janette (Jack) Mignon, Mary Helen (Ken) Walburn and her nephews: William (Terry) West, William (Mary) Schultz, Patrick (Margaret) Smith, J. Michael (Linda) Smith and her sister -in-law Eileen (Patrick) Smith.

    Elaine and Warren worked in real estate for a number of years before founding W.E. Smith Realty in 1968. After retirement Elaine maintained a busy lifestyle, enjoying family (especially her granddaughters), becoming prolific in ceramics and volunteering at the VA clinic in Appleton. A life member of the VFW Auxiliary and Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Units #18 and #64, Elaine served as the DAVA State Department Commander from 1992 to 1993.

    A graduate of St. Therese Catholic Grade School, Elaine was a long time member of the Congregation, past president and member of the St. Therese Ladies and the Catholic Daughters. When her sons were young, she was also a den mother in the Cub Scouts.

    Elaine had an infectious smile, an inviting personality and was blessed to have many friends over the years. She will be greatly missed by her husband Warren and the rest of her family and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her mother and father, her brother Robert Schultz, her sister Helen Lenz, her brother Earl "Rudy" Schultz, her sister- in- law Mary (Earl)Schultz, her brother-in-law Patrick (Eileen) Smith, her nephews John West and Thomas Schultz and her nieces Pat Christianson and Mary Brenner.

    Visitation will be at Valley Funeral Home 2211 N. Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911 on Thursday, January 15th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The funeral mass will be at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton at 11:30 AM.

    Lord, I pray that whatever my family remembers of me-my temper, my rears, mistakes-please let them also remember the laughter and my deep love for each of the.

Warren E Smith

M, b. October 29, 1923, d. July 14, 2015

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Family: Elaine A Schultz (b. February 17, 1927, d. January 9, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Warren E Smith was born on October 29, 1923.
  • Marriage: He and Elaine A Schultz were married on June 14, 1947 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Warren E Smith died on July 14, 2015, at age 91.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Warren E. Smith, 91, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 14th, in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was a life-long resident. He was born October 29th, 1923, to Harry J. and Viola (Zimmerman) Smith. Warren attended Appleton High School, graduating in 1940. He entered the Army Air Corps in February 1943, serving as a radio operator/gunner on B-17s and B24s with the 8th Air Corp, 860th Bomb Squad until his discharge in September 1945. He received the Air Medal with 2 Oak Clusters and European Theater Ribbon with 5 battle stars. After returning home, he attended Lawrence College. On June 14th, 1947, Warren married Elaine Schultz, celebrating over 67 years of marriage. He owned Smith Food Market on South Lawe Street for five years and later became part owner of Schultz Manufacturing and Supply Inc., managing it for 14 years. Warren and Elaine owned and operated W.E.Smith Realty, Inc. until his retirement in 1988. After retirement, he volunteered for eight years with the Disabled American Veterans Transportation Program and a year in the pharmacy at the William Bradley (Fox Valley) VA Clinic in Appleton. Warren was a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans Wm. F. Speel Chapter #18 and served as the Service Officer of the Chapter for 20 years. He was also a Life Member of VFW Harvey Pierre Post 2778. He proudly earned the Eagle Scout Award as a Boy Scout in Troop 25. As a Scoutmaster of Troop 5 at St. Therese in Appleton for over ten years, he was an inspiration to Scouts, a number of whom also earned their Eagle Awards.

    Every summer Warren could be found in his garden raising tomatoes, green beans and lettuce, not only for himself but to share with others. His green thumb extended to his many beautiful flowers and house plants.

    Warren and Elaine had three sons: Steven E. Smith, Allouez, Peter W. (Denise) Smith, Appleton, and James H. (Barbara) Smith, Appleton. He was also delighted with his five granddaughters: Jennifer Smith, Andrea Smith, Nicole (Dom) Opsteen, Katherine (Lee Kedrowski) Smith and Laurie (Jordan) Gross. In addition, he had nine great-grandchildren: Celeste, Zoey, Peter, Easton, Mackenzie, Clayton, Penelope, Harvey D., and Addison. All of the kids would bring an instant smile to his face. Also part of his family were: his nieces Janette (Jack) Mignon and Mary Helen (Ken) Walburn; his nephews William (Terry) West, Patrick (Margaret) Smith, and J. Michael (Linda) Smith; and his sister-in-law Eileen (Patrick) Smith. Warren was preceded in death by his wife of over 67 years in January 2015, Elaine (Schultz) Smith; his parents; his brother Patrick; brothers-in-law Earl Schultz and Robert Schultz; sisters-in-law Mary Schultz and Helen (Schultz) Lenz; nephews William (Marilee) Schultz and John West; and nieces Pat Christianson and Mary Brenner.

    A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, July 20th, 2015, at St. Therese Catholic Church, 213 E. WISCONSIN AVE., Appleton, with Fr. William Hoffman officiating. Relatives and friends may visit the family on July 20th, 2015, at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N. RICHMOND ST., Appleton, from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Military honors will commence at 10:45 AM. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery.

    The family of Warren would like to thank the caring people of Heartwood Homes Senior Living and Hospice Advantage for their sincere help and attention.

Thomas Richard West

M, b. circa 1945, d. yes

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Biography

  • Birth: Thomas Richard West was born circa 1945.
  • Death: He died yes.