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Lana Ritchie

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Amber Calmes

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

Cheyanne Kuether

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Cody Kuether

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Ann Brock

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Felicity Kronser

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Leonard Geiger

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Family: Melva Netzel (b. March 25, 1921, d. March 4, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Leonard Geiger was born on February 23, 1919 in Clintonville, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Melva Netzel were married on July 24, 1943.
  • Death: Leonard Geiger died on April 6, 2012, at age 93.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Leonard Geiger, 93, of Appleton, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Leonard was born on February 23, 1919 to Charles and Mary Geiger in Clintonville. He married Melva Netzel on July 24, 1943. In his early years he worked as a machinist at the Manitowoc ship yards building submarines and then bought 2 farms in Bear Creek and Marion. He then started to work at Miller Electric until his retirement in 1983. Leonard was a very active person and had many hobbies, enjoying fishing, camping, woodworking, traveling and playing s heephead. He also enjoyed skiing and taught his granddaughters how to water ski. Leonard was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a charter member of the Wisconsin camping Association, Fox Valley Chapter.



    Leonard is survived by his son Jerome (Mary) Geiger, Appleton, two granddaughters; Stephanie (Christopher) Boll, Round Lake, Illinois, and Jennifer (David) Worachek, Homer Glenn, Illinois, and four great grandchildren; Morgan and Leighton Boll, and Alex and Justin Worachek, a sister, Joan Spevacek, a special friend and companion, Dianne Dinnauer, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, Clement and a brother-in-law, John Spevacek.



    The funeral liturgy for Leonard will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH (222 E. Fremont St.) with Fr. Don Zuleger officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Wichmann Funeral Home from 4:00 until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. A prayer service will be held on Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.



    The family would like to thank the staff of Appleton Health Center especially Adam for everything they have done. A memorial is being established in Leonard's name at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Melva Netzel

F, b. March 25, 1921, d. March 4, 1999

Family: Leonard Geiger (b. February 23, 1919, d. April 6, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Melva Netzel was born on March 25, 1921.
  • Marriage: She and Leonard Geiger were married on July 24, 1943.
  • Death: Melva Netzel died on March 4, 1999, at age 77.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Jerome Geiger

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Stephanie Geiger

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David Worachek

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Morgan Boll

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Leighton Boll

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Alex Worachek

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Justin Worachek

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Joan Geiger

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Family: John Spevacek (b. December 31, 1911, d. December 1974)

John Spevacek

M, b. December 31, 1911, d. December 1974

Family: Joan Geiger

Biography

  • Birth: John Spevacek was born on December 31, 1911.
  • Death: He died in December 1974, at age ~63.

Emily N VandenHeuvel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Nedra D Nickles

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Ned F Nickles

M, b. June 2, 1915, d. October 12, 1987

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Biography

  • Birth: Ned F Nickles was born on June 2, 1915.
  • Death: He died on October 12, 1987, at age 72.
  • Note: Nickles was the inventer of the portholes that were first used in the 1949 Buick.

Jessalynn Rickert

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Family: Eric Hietpas

Nicholas Deitsch

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