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Ronald John Rentmeester

M, b. June 2, 1935, d. June 7, 2013

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  • Birth: Ronald John Rentmeester was born on June 2, 1935 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on April 23, 1960 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 7, 2013, at age 78.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Ronald John Rentmeester, 78, Green Bay, passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 7, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

    He was born on June 2, 1935, to the late Alvin and Cecilia (Bettine) Rentmeester in Green Bay. Ronald married Helen Jean Brooks on April 23, 1960 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in DePere.

    Ronald graduated in 1953 from Central Catholic High in Green Bay, and went on to Green Bay Badger Business College and studied business administration before spending two years in the Navy, where he ascended to the rank of Yeoman third class while serving at sea . He loved sports and was a star baseball player for Central Catholic High.

    For over 35 years, he was a partner in Rentmeester's Sporting Goods and Rentmeester Kawasaki, where he managed sales and operations of the business. Over the years he traveled to many boat and trailer shows. Rentmeester's was one of the first snowmobile dealers in Northeastern Wisconsin. Ron retired in 1990 and then became self- employed in the construction and carpentry business.

    Ron was very involved in his church, serving on the parish council, the St. Bernard Athletic Club, and the KC's. He loved watching the Packers and Brewers play, spending time at the family cottage, going camping and fishing, and traveling across the United States to visit his children and grandchildren. Ron loved people and no matter where he went he always knew someone. He never forgot a customer.

    He is survived by his wife Helen of 53 years, daughters, Paula (Brad) Holous of Chino Hills, CA., Molly (Shawn) Reed of Rome, GA.; son, Doug (Catalina) Rentmeester of Medinah, IL; eight grandchildren, Jordan Klesath, Dylan Holous, Connor and Sarah Reed, Genevieve, Isabella, Juliette, and Michael Rentmeester; sisters, Janice (Robert) Anderson, Diane (Karl) Anderson, Julie (Gary) Tilkens, Barb (Richard) Leick; brothers, James (Sandy) Rentmeester, Gary (Ellen) Rentmeester, Curt (Sue) Rentmeester; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Rentmeester; nephew, Benjamin Leick.

    Friends and family may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. Parish wake service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Ln. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will be at the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com



    Ronald's family would like to extend their gratitude to the wonderful people at Unity Hospice. We are also grateful to our incredible family, faithful friends, and neighbors for the care and compassion they have extended to us throughout his illness.




    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on June 9, 2013.

Helen Jean Brooks

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Paula Rentmeester

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Family: Brad Holous

Brad Holous

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Douglas Rentmeester

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Catalina Unknown

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Janice Rentmeester

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Robert Anderson

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Diane Rentmeester

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Family: Karl J Anderson (b. September 16, 1941, d. March 21, 2016)

Karl J Anderson

M, b. September 16, 1941, d. March 21, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Karl J Anderson was born on September 16, 1941 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 6, 1964 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 21, 2016, at age 74.
  • Note: Karl J. Anderson, age 74 of Dale, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Monday, March 21, 2016. Karl was born on September 16, 1941, in Kaukauna, WI the son of George Sr. and Florence (Baumgarten) Anderson. Karl graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1959, where he was a great athlete excelling in both track and volleyball. He then continued his education at Wisconsin State University-Stevens Point where he received a bachelor of science degree in Natural Science/Conservation in 1963. On June 6, 1964, Karl married Diane Rentmeester at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Green Bay. Karl started his teaching career at Mount Horeb High School, where he coached wrestling and football and then moved to Two Rivers teaching at Lincoln High School. Karl continued his education completing graduate work at both the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and University of Wisconsin-Stout. Karl concluded his teaching career at Fox Valley Technical College in Oshkosh and Appleton, where he retired in 2002 after 35 years.

    Karl's passion was the outdoors, which one could see portrayed through every aspect of his life. He enjoyed camping, hunting, spending time up north at the family cabin and working around the yard. Karl and Diane, his "Tweetie," traveled extensively throughout North America during their 55 years together; returning to their special, favorite spots. In recent years, Karl and Diane spent their winters in Golf Shores, Alabama. Since retiring, Karl began a new artistic hobby of hand carving walking sticks for friends and family as well as completing a childrens book. Karl will be remembered for his wicked sense of humor and special love for his family.

    Karl is survived by his wife, Diane; sons, Derek (Diane) Anderson and Aaron Anderson; grandsons, Dyllon and Wyatt Anderson; and brothers, George Jr. (Antoinette) Anderson and Dave (Pat) Anderson. He is further survived by brother and sister-in-laws, Janice (Bob) Anderson, Jim (Sandy) Rentmeester, Julie (Gary) Tilkens, Curt (Sue) Rentmeester, Gary (Ellen) Rentmeester, and Barbara (Dick) Leick; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    Karl is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Anderson-Offer and Susan Childs; father and mother in-law, Al and Ceil Rentmeester; and brother in-laws, Ronald Rentmeester and Kenneth Rentmeester.

    The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 28, 2016, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, (105 N. Olk St.) Hortonville, with Msgr James Feely and Parish Director Greg Layton officiating. Family and friends are invited to visit directly at church Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 23, 2016.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1959.

Julie Rentmeester

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Family: Gary Tilkens

Gary Tilkens

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Barbara Rentmeester

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Sandy Unknown

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Gary Rentmeester

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Amy Zitzelsberger

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Curt Rentmeester

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Family: Sue Unknown

Sue Unknown

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Kathleen Hagerty

F, b. September 2, 1942, d. May 30, 2013

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Biography

  • Birth: Kathleen Hagerty was born on September 2, 1942 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 30, 2013, at age 70.
  • Note: Kathleen (Hagerty) Swanstrom, 70, Green Bay, passed away peacefully in her sleep, May 30, 2013. Born in Green Bay on September 2, 1942, she is the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Fox) Hagerty. Kathy graduated from East High School, class of 1960. She was very proud of her time spent as a stewardess for Northwest Orient. Kathy married Tom Swanstrom and they lived in Chicago for a time with their two children. She lived and played in Green Bay most of her life. Kathleen enjoyed working with aromatherapy, essential oils, and was a certified massage therapist.

    Her pride and joy were her children, Amy and Scott, and her grandchildren, Peyton, Evan, and Aaron. She is also survived by her two brothers, Chuck and Bill Hagerty; three nieces, Erin, Michelle, and Melanie; one nephew Chris.

    Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Mike and Fred; second husband, Jim; one niece, Bridget.

    Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave at Baird St. Saturday, June 15, from 1:00 PM until the time of the memorial service at 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

Thomas Swanstrom

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Family: Kathleen Hagerty (b. September 2, 1942, d. May 30, 2013)

Amy Swanstrom

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Scott Swanstrom

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Charles Hagerty

M, b. September 4, 1948, d. September 8, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: Charles Hagerty was born on September 4, 1948 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 8, 2017, at age 69, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Charles "Chuck" Hagerty, 69, Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at home. Born Sept. 4, 1948, in Green Bay, he is the son of the late William and Margaret (Fox) Hagerty. Chuck faithfully served in the US Army from 1968-71 and spent a tour of duty in Germany. He was a long time employee of Georgia Pacific (James River) retiring after many years of devoted service. Chuck is remembered for his great sense of humor, his love for the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

    Chuck is survived by 6 nieces and nephews, Melanie and Erin Hagerty, Scott Swanstrom and Amy (Swanstrom) Eckstein, Michelle and Chris Hagerty; two sisters-in-law, Linda Jaloszynski and Joan Hagerty.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Michael, William and Frederick Hagerty; sister, Kathy Swanstrom; and niece, Bridget Hagerty.

    Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird Street, Saturday, Sept. 23rd, from 9-11am. Memorial service 11am Sat. at the funeral home with full military honors to follow. Entombment of Chuck's Cremated remains will be in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Visit ww.malcorefuneralhome.com to share a condolence with the family.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Sept. 17, 2017.

Raymond Hagerty

M, b. July 25, 1892, d. May 2, 1982

Family: Ida Servais (b. August 25, 1895, d. January 7, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Hagerty was born on July 25, 1892 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ida Servais were married in 1913 in Luxemburg, Kewaunee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Raymond Hagerty died on May 2, 1982, at age 89, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Ida Servais

F, b. August 25, 1895, d. January 7, 1986

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Family: Raymond Hagerty (b. July 25, 1892, d. May 2, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Ida Servais was born on August 25, 1895.
  • Marriage: She and Raymond Hagerty were married in 1913 in Luxemburg, Kewaunee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Ida Servais died on January 7, 1986, at age 90, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.