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Merle J Baeten

M, b. October 24, 1935, d. November 7, 2013

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Family 1: Joan Olejniczak

Family 2: Patricia Mary Cuene (b. March 19, 1938, d. April 12, 1994)

Biography

  • Birth: Merle J Baeten was born on October 24, 1935.
  • Marriage: He and Patricia Mary Cuene were married on October 26, 1957.
  • Death: Merle J Baeten died on November 7, 2013, at age 78, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Merle J. Baeten, 78, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Bellin Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 24, 1935 to the late John and Josephine (Vanden Branden) Baeten.

    Merle grew up in De Pere and graduated from West De Pere High School. Following his honorable discharge from active duty in the U.S. Army, Merle began his employment at Wisconsin Public Service where he worked as a lineman and eventually became a foreman in the Green Bay Substation and Transmission Operations Department. Merle coached youth baseball in De Pere and attended all of his children's athletic events through their school years. He also liked hunting deer and pheasants for many years. Merle enjoyed spending his winters in Florida and going up north in the summers with Joan. He was an avid Packer and Brewer fan, and enjoyed the occasional casino trip. Merle also looked forward to his Thursday golf outings and breakfast with his buddies.

    Survivors include wife Joan (Olejniczak) Baeten; his children: Lisa Baeten (Tom Merkel); Cindy (Bruce) Kueper and children Tricia Barrette and Nicki Van Enkevort; Joe Baeten; Amy (Tom) Baeten and children Alec and Austin; Joan's children: Michael (Estela) Olejniczak; Julie (Bill) Switzer and children Michael and Sam; Mary Jo (Ray) Janssen and children Aaron, Neil, and Stuart; David (Debbie) Olejniczak and their son Jesse; and Susan (Jim) Jandrin and children Scott and John.

    Merle is also survived by his brother Clyde (Sonia) Baeten; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dorothy Baeten, Steve (Helen) Allcox, Jim (Stel) Allcox, Judy (Harold) Nackers, and Barbara (MaryAnn) Allcox; great grandson Mason; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    In addition to his parents, Merle was preceded in death by wife and mother of his four children Patricia (Cuene) Baeten; brothers Frank Baeten and Dick (Elisa) Baeten; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lois and Jim Brennan; and sister-in-law Carol Geurts.

    Family and friends may call at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Dr., Allouez on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12:00 p.m. with Bishop Robert Morneau officiating. Interment at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the 2nd floor staff at Bellin for their care and compassion to Merle and his family.

Joan Olejniczak

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Family: Merle J Baeten (b. October 24, 1935, d. November 7, 2013)

Phillip Kreisa

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Family: Mary Frances Baeten (b. November 17, 1948, d. June 22, 2004)

Val Unknown

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Robert Davis

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Family: Kim Hoffmann

Jonathan Coleman

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Jeannie Coleman

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Leona Puyleart

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Collin Brown

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John Coleman

M, b. April 15, 1909, d. October 11, 1973

Family: Jirene Clumb (b. May 22, 1916, d. August 12, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: John Coleman was born on April 15, 1909.
  • Death: He died on October 11, 1973, at age 64.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Jirene Clumb

F, b. May 22, 1916, d. August 12, 1996

Family: John Coleman (b. April 15, 1909, d. October 11, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: Jirene Clumb was born on May 22, 1916.
  • Death: She died on August 12, 1996, at age 80.
  • Burial: She was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Kevin John Coleman

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  • Father: John Coleman (b. April 15, 1909, d. October 11, 1973)
  • Mother: Jirene Clumb (b. May 22, 1916, d. August 12, 1996)

Barbara Ann Heitman

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Kathy Coleman

M, b. December 31, 1945, d. September 17, 1988

Parents

  • Father: John Coleman (b. April 15, 1909, d. October 11, 1973)
  • Mother: Jirene Clumb (b. May 22, 1916, d. August 12, 1996)

Family: Matt Andrews (b. June 16, 1945, d. July 9, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Kathy Coleman was born on December 31, 1945.
  • Death: He died on September 17, 1988, at age 42.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Matt Andrews

F, b. June 16, 1945, d. July 9, 1980

Family: Kathy Coleman (b. December 31, 1945, d. September 17, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Matt Andrews was born on June 16, 1945.
  • Death: She died on July 9, 1980, at age 35.
  • Burial: She was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Rose Kobs

F, b. circa 1906

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Family: Earl A Otto (b. May 26, 1902, d. June 21, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Rose Kobs was born circa 1906.

Lorraine Otto

F, b. December 3, 1933, d. August 5, 2011

Family: John C Parker (b. May 28, 1933, d. July 28, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Lorraine Otto was born on December 3, 1933 in Caledonia, Racine Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John C Parker were married on October 5, 1957.
  • Death: Lorraine Otto died on August 5, 2011, at age 77.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Lorraine Parker, Appleton, a loving mother and grandmother, was called to her heavenly home on Friday morning, August 5, 2011, with her family at her side. She was 77. Lorraine was born in the town of Caledonia on December 3, 1933, daughter of the late Earl and Myrtle (Drews) Otto. On October 5, 1957, she married John Parker. The couple enjoyed 45 wonderful years together.

    Lorraine was a lifelong Appleton resident and a faithful member of Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church where she at one time served on the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren, reading, and spending time with her family. Lorraine never missed an opportunity to chat with family and friends. Many will also recall her many years of dedicated service as an employee at AAL / Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

    Lorraine leaves behind three loving children, Patti (Mike) Van Fossen, Appleton; her son, Chris Parker, Appleton, and his special friend, Kathy Hietpas; and Sue (Joe) Van Rooy, Appleton; six grandchildren, Amy (Ben) Ritchie, Tyler Van Fossen and special friend, Kelsi, Ashley (Nick) Boldt, Michael Parker, Alex Van Rooy, and Ryan Van Rooy; three great-grandchildren, Brady and Maverick Boldt and Kiana Parker; a twin sister, Loretta Jaeckels, Stone Mountain, Ga.; a brother, Vern (Dorothy) Otto, Surprise, Ariz. a sister-in-law, Ann Parker, Appleton; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John in 2003; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

    The Christian Funeral for Lorraine will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at MOUNT OLIVE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 930 East Florida Avenue in Appleton, with the Rev. Joel Zank officiating. Visitation will be held at the Wichmann Funeral Home in Appleton on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and again Tuesday morning at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park.

    In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established.

    The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers at Theda Clark Medical Center for all of their understanding these past two weeks. You took care of our mother as if she was your very own, and we will always remember your kindness.

    To our wonderful mom and grandma, Not a day will go by that we won't think about you and sadly miss you. We hope that both you and dad are now smiling down on us, knowing we will all be okay, because of everything you have taught us and done for us. You were there for us in good times and in bad. You spent your life worrying about us, even when we were all grown up. Your grandchildren and great-grandchildren were your pride and joy - they loved you as much as you loved them. We have lots of great memories to cherish and our lives will never be the same without you. But we know that you are at peace, and that will get us through. Thank you for all of the love you have given to each of us and for being such a special mom and grandma. You will be with us in our hearts forever. We love you.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME

    537 N. Superior Street

    Appleton 739-1231

    Online Condolences:

    www.wichmannfargo.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from August 6 to August 7, 2011.

Patti Parker

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Chris Parker

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Amy VanFossen

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Tyler VanFossen

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Michael Parker

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Ryan VanRooy

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