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Steven Martin Bemis

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Todd Robert Sprenger

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Patricia Ann VanLaanen

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Anne Gerard VanLaanen

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Sarah Anne Vickman

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John Edward Vickman

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John Duerkop

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Vincent Dean Forster

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Jennifer Forster

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Michael J Grode

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Family: Jennie Miller (b. June 19, 1884, d. March 17, 1970)

Biography

  • Birth: Michael J Grode was born on November 6, 1882 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Jennie Miller were married on October 28, 1907 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Michael J Grode died on April 14, 1964, at age 81, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY

    Wednesday, April 15, 1964

    Michael J. Grode, 338 Oak St., Menasha, age 81, passed away Tuesday after a three year illness. He was born November 6, 1882 in Menasha, and has been a resident of Menasha his entire life. He was a member of Co. I, National guards from 1900-1913.

    Mr. Grode is survived by his wife, Jennie; three daughters, Miss Jo Grode, Menasha; Mrs. Otis (Anna Jane) Graves, Appleton; Mrs. Mildred Burke, Burbank, Calif.; five sons, Jerry, Ventura, Calif.; James Paul, Clearwater, Fla.; Carlton, Menasha; Chris, Neenah; William, LaCrosse; two brothers, Phil, Menasha; Joseph, Nekoosa, Wis.; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Donovan, Indianapolis, Ind.' Mrs. Frances Burtes, San Francisco, Calif.; 22 grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Menasha, with the Rt. Rev. Magr. Joseph Ahearn officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Laemmrich Funeral Home, Menasha after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Jennie Miller

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Family: Michael J Grode (b. November 6, 1882, d. April 14, 1964)

Biography

  • Birth: Jennie Miller was born on June 19, 1884 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Michael J Grode were married on October 28, 1907 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Jennie Miller died on March 17, 1970, at age 85, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY
    Thursday, March 18, 1970

    Mrs. Mike (Jennie) Grode
    336 Oak St.
    Menasha

    age 85, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday. She was born June 19, 1884 in Neenah and was a life resident of the area. She was a member of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Neenah-Menasha Golden Age Club and past president of the J.P. Sheppard Womens Relief Corp. and was currently serving as press correspondent, she was a member of the Menasha Historical Society.

    Survivors are three daughters, Miss Jo Grode, at home; Mrs. Otis (Anna Jane) Graves, Appleton; Mrs. Kenneth (Mildred) Wykoff, Burbank, California; five sons, Jerome, Santa Barbara; James P., Clearwater, Florida; Carlton 'Tut' Menasha; D. Chris Neenah; William 'Bill', LaCrosse; one sister, Mrs. Ella Engel, Neenah; 23 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

    Her husband, Mike preceded her in death in 1964. Complete funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas Episcopal Church with the Very Rev. Thomas K. Chaffee officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Westgor Funeral Home from 4 until 9 p.m. Friday.

Josephine M Grode

F, b. March 2, 1908, d. October 7, 1992

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Biography

  • Birth: Josephine M Grode was born on March 2, 1908 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on October 7, 1992, at age 84, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY

    Thuesday, October 8, 1992

    Josephine M. Grode, 210 Haylett St., Neenah, age 84, died Wednesday, October 8, 1992 at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born March 2, 1908 in Menasha, the daughter of the late Michael and Jennie (Miller) Grode. She was a graduate of Appleton Business College. She was a Menasha resident most of her life. Josephine was employed by Theda Clark Regional Medical Center as a receptionist and switchboard opeator for many years. For the past 15 years she was a resident of Hearthside in Neenah. She was formerly employed by the city of Menasha in the Park and Rec Department. Josephine was a former member of Neenah-Menasha B.P.W. where she held the presidency and various positions.

    Survivors include five brothers, Jerry (Grace) Escondido, California; James P. Clearwater, Flordia; Carlton G. 'Tut' (Mary Jane), Neenah; Chris (Gert) Neenah; William John (Mary) LaCrosse; two sisters; Anna Jane and Otis Graves, Appleton; Mildred 'Rintie' and Ken Wikoff, Pasa Robles, California; a special niece, Geraldine Martin, Glendale, California; and other nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by a brother, Milton. Funeral services will be Saturday, October 10, 1992 at 11 a.m. at the St. Thomas Episcopal Chuch in Menasha with the Rev. William Johnston officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery, Menasha. Friends may call Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Westgor Funeral Home, Neenah.

James Paul Grode

M, b. August 4, 1913, d. January 18, 2000

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Family: Helen Frances Plowright (b. January 19, 1918, d. December 21, 1981)

Biography

  • Birth: James Paul Grode was born on August 4, 1913 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Helen Frances Plowright were married in 1938.
  • Death: James Paul Grode died on January 18, 2000, at age 86, in Clearwater, Pinellas Co, Florida.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent

    Friday, January 21, 2000

    James P. Grode
    Clearwater, Florida

    Age 86, died on Tuesday January 18, 2000 at IHS of Clearwater afer a lenthy illiness and confinements. James was born in Menasha, August 4, 1913 to the late Michael J. and Jennie [Miller] Grode. He marrie Helen [Plowright] in 1938, she preceded him in death December 18, 1981. His life from age 14 was focused on golf. He worked for Kimberly Clark, Heddon Rod and Reel Co. and sold Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance. He lived in Neenah -Menasha until he moved to Dowagiac, Michigan and then on to Clearwater, Florida where he was able to pursue golf all year long. While in Neenah he started as a caddie at Ridgeway Golf Club about 1927 ending up a professional winning may tournaments including NEWGA Championship. He held Ridgeway Course record of 66 until broken recently at 61 by the present pro. Golf led him as far as the Senior Open in England and Scotland. In the Clearwater area he enjoyed a number of titles another record 62 at Largo, which still stands. He has written and illustrated two books or pamphlets. The Full Gospel Golphe, and Strong Arm Golf.

    His only child, Dr. Michael James Grode, tragically drowned on September 21, 1998. Memorials can be sent to the Michael James Grode Memorial Fund, which supports Youth Homes Inc.

    Survivors include his daughter in-law, Sara Grode; two grandchildren, Michael James Jr.; Patricia [Greg] Attiks, Atlanta, Georgia; two great grandson, Michael R. and Charles B., Alanta, Georgia; sister in-law, Dorothy [Gerald] Jensen, Appleton; brothers, Jerome M. Escondido, Calif.; Carlton G., Neenah; D. Chris Grode, Neenah; William J. LaCrosse; sisters, Anna Jane [Otis] Graves, Appleton; Mildred [Ken] Wikoff, Paso Robles, Calif.; special niece, Geraldine K. Grode Martin, Los Angeles, Calif; many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine M. 1992; and infant brother, 1922; and father, 1964; mother in 1970.

    Burial plans are incomplete.

Helen Frances Plowright

F, b. January 19, 1918, d. December 21, 1981

Family: James Paul Grode (b. August 4, 1913, d. January 18, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Frances Plowright was born on January 19, 1918.
  • Marriage: She and James Paul Grode were married in 1938.
  • Death: Helen Frances Plowright died on December 21, 1981, at age 63, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina.

Michael James Grode

M, b. July 15, 1940, d. September 21, 1998

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  • Birth: Michael James Grode was born on July 15, 1940.
  • Death: He died on September 21, 1998, at age 58, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Title: He held the title Doctor.

Sara Unknown

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Family: Michael James Grode (b. July 15, 1940, d. September 21, 1998)

Michael James Grode

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Patricia Grode

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Michael R Attiks

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Charles Attiks

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Mary Grode

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Stephen Grode

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Barbara Grode

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena