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Howard George Verhagen

M, b. May 22, 1918, d. April 1, 1965

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Family: Vera Stenltenpohl (b. November 11, 1921, d. May 31, 1975)

Biography

  • Birth: Howard George Verhagen was born on May 22, 1918 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 1, 1965, at age 46, in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Verhagen, Howard G. (22 May 1918 - 1 April 1965)

    Two separate notices - Mrs. Ronald Kitzhaber of Greenwood received word informing her of the death of her father, Howard Verhagen, 47, of Lake Villa, Ill., formerly of Willard. He died April 1 at the St. Theresa Hospital in Waukegan, Ill., following a heart attack, which he suffered on March 28.

    Mr. Verhagen is survived by his wife; three daughters, Miss Cheryl Verhagen, at home, Mrs. Ronald (Bonnie) Kitzhaber of Greenwood and Mrs. Howard (Virgie) Opal of Waukegan, Ill.; two sons, Gene and Gary of Lake Villa, Ill.; and by four grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held April 3, in Lake Villa and burial was made there. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Kitzhaber attended. Their sons, Nickolas, Randall and Michael were cared for at the Mike Klapatauskas home in Willard, during their parents’ absence.

    Former Willard, Chili Man dies - Funeral services were held in the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, with a requiem high mass at 11 a.m. at Lake Villa, Ill, for Howard G. Verhagen.

    Mr. Verhagen was born May 22, 1918, in Chili. He received his education there and lived in the Chili area for eight years after his marriage to Vera Steltenpohl, and then moved onto a farm near Willard, where they lived for 10 years. In 1957 they moved to Lake Villa, Ill. He was employed at Johnson Motors as a die caster in Waukegan, Ill.

    Survivors are: his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Bonnie) Kitzhaber of Greenwood, Mrs. Howard (Virginia) Opal of Waukegan, Ill.; and Cheryl, at home; two sons, Gene of Round Lake, Ill., and Gary of Waukegan, Ill.; five grandchildren; seven sisters, Mrs. Richard (Harriett) Downer of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Clarence (Ella) Livingston of Ray, Ind., Mrs. Roland (Marie) Braun, Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Roy (Louise) Lindow of Spencer, Mrs. William (Bertha) Nebel of Lake Villa, Ill., Mrs. Edwin (Frances) Fait of Wisconsin Rapids, and Mrs. Edward (Mable) Selk of Spencer, and a brother, Louis Verhagen of Forest Grove, Ore.

Vera Stenltenpohl

F, b. November 11, 1921, d. May 31, 1975

Family: Howard George Verhagen (b. May 22, 1918, d. April 1, 1965)

Biography

  • Birth: Vera Stenltenpohl was born on November 11, 1921 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 31, 1975, at age 53.
  • Note: Mrs. Vera E. Ver Hagen, 53, of 4344 McClure, Gurnee, Ill. died Saturday, May 31, 1975 at Lake Forest Hospital following a lengthy illness.

    Mrs. Ver Hagen was born Nov. 11, 1921, in Chili, Clark County, Wis., and had farmed from 1948 1957 in the Willard area, when she moved to Waukegan, Ill. She had made her home in Gurnee for the past five years.

    She was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church, Grayslake, Ill. and was employed with Barrett-Cravens Corp., Northbrook, for the past eight years.

    Funeral services were held June 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, Grayslake, with the Rev. James E. Merold, Associate Pastor, officiating. Interment was in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.

    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Bonnie) Kitzhaber of Greenwood, Mrs. Howard (Virginia) Opal of Waukegan, and Mrs. Paul (Cheryl ) Gaudish of Mundelein two sons, Eugene Ver Hagen of Antioch and Gary Ver Hagen of Waukegan two sisters, Fern Cowen of Caledonia, Wis. and Charlotte Comptom of Daleville, Ala. three brothers, Harold Steltenpohl of Wisconsin Rapids, Elmer Steltenpohl of Neillsville, and Fred Steltenpohl of Racine, and 17 grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard G. Ver Hagen, April 1, 1965, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Steltenpohl, and by one brother.

Bonita M Verhagen

F, b. August 1, 1941, d. June 8, 2013

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Biography

  • Birth: Bonita M Verhagen was born on August 1, 1941 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Ronald W Kitzhaber were married on April 11, 1959 in Antioch, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Bonita M Verhagen died on June 8, 2013, at age 71, in Owen, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Virginia Mae Verhagen

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Eugene Verhagen

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Gary Verhagen

M, b. February 13, 1946, d. December 27, 2003

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Biography

  • Birth: Gary Verhagen was born on February 13, 1946 in Neillsville, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 27, 2003, at age 57, in Zion, Lake Co, Illinois.

Cheryl R Verhagen

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Ronald W Kitzhaber

M, b. February 21, 1936, d. October 20, 2003

Biography

  • Birth: Ronald W Kitzhaber was born on February 21, 1936 in Greenwood, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Bonita M Verhagen were married on April 11, 1959 in Antioch, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Ronald W Kitzhaber died on October 20, 2003, at age 67, in Marshfield, Wood Co, Wisconsin.

Nicholas Kitzhaber

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Randal Kitzhaber

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Michael Kitzhaber

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Kenneth Kitzhaber

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Lisa Kitzhaber

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Todd Anthony Opal

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Michelle Lynn Opal

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Madeleine Lynn Opal

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Maureen Patricia Opal

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Timothy Donald Opal

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Kristy Marie Dabler

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Derek Mathews

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Mable Pyllis Verhagen

F, b. May 4, 1920, d. August 13, 2008

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Family: Alvord Harriman Selk (b. December 13, 1918, d. September 11, 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Mable Pyllis Verhagen was born on May 4, 1920 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Alvord Harriman Selk were married on April 4, 1940 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mable Pyllis Verhagen died on August 13, 2008, at age 88, in Medford, Taylor Co, Wisconsin.

Alvord Harriman Selk

M, b. December 13, 1918, d. September 11, 1967

Family: Mable Pyllis Verhagen (b. May 4, 1920, d. August 13, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: Alvord Harriman Selk was born on December 13, 1918 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mable Pyllis Verhagen were married on April 4, 1940 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Alvord Harriman Selk died on September 11, 1967, at age 48, in Spencer, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.

Alvord Adrian Selk

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