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Nehemiah Colvin

M, b. 1780, d. July 25, 1850

Family: Lucy Butts (b. April 19, 1781, d. March 4, 1852)

Biography

  • Birth: Nehemiah Colvin was born in 1780 in Rutland, Rutland Co, Vermont.
  • Death: He died on July 25, 1850, at age ~70, in Ohio.

Lucy Butts

F, b. April 19, 1781, d. March 4, 1852

Family: Nehemiah Colvin (b. 1780, d. July 25, 1850)

Biography

  • Birth: Lucy Butts was born on April 19, 1781 in Vermont.
  • Death: She died on March 4, 1852, at age 70, in Indiana.

Lila Gagnow

F, b. February 9, 1903, d. May 7, 2000

Family: Frank Leo Drier (b. February 27, 1891, d. November 27, 1956)

Biography

  • Birth: Lila Gagnow was born on February 9, 1903 in Town of Liberty, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 7, 2000, at age 97, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Maurice Robert Drier

M, b. July 19, 1923, d. August 31, 1971

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Biography

  • Birth: Maurice Robert Drier was born on July 19, 1923.
  • Death: He died on August 31, 1971, at age 48.

Marilyn Drier

F, b. December 21, 1924, d. October 22, 2014

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Family: Clayton Kreutzman (b. September 1, 1923, d. March 7, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Marilyn Drier was born on December 21, 1924 in Town of Cicero, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Clayton Kreutzman were married on April 7, 1945 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Marilyn Drier died on October 22, 2014, at age 89, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Marilyn Kreutzman went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday morning, October 22, 2014, at Brewster Village. Marilyn was born in the town of Cicero, Wisconsin, on December 31, 1924, the daughter of the late Frank and Lila (Gagnow) Drier, Sr. Marilyn was a proud graduate of the Appleton High School, class of 1942 and has always been active with her classmates and reunions. As a young woman, she worked at Aid Association for Lutherans as well as the local telephone company. On April 7, 1945, Marilyn married the love of her life, Clayton Kreutzman, at Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church in Appleton. The couple were longtime and faithful members of Mount Olive, and Marilyn volunteered as a member of the Ladies Aid for many years. Clayton preceded Marilyn in death in March of 2013, after sharing nearly sixty-eight wonderful years together.
    Marilyn was a wonderful homemaker, mother, wife, and grandmother. She enjoyed raising her own children as well as babysitting small children for others while her husband Clayton traveled extensively for his job with CR Meyer Construction. Seeing her family and spending time with each of them brought her great pleasure. After the children were grown, Marilyn began traveling with Clayton on his out of town projects. This provided her with the time she needed to work on special projects, like making clothing for Barbie Dolls. Many young girls have enjoyed the doll clothing she has shared with her family and friends. Marilyn was also an avid sports fan. She closely watched the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks, and was also known to pull in a fish or two off the dock at the family cottage.
    Marilyn is survived by a son: Daniel (Kathy) Kreutzman of Shiocton; a daughter: Connie (Larry) Stolzman of Madison; a grandson: Josh (Nikki) Kreutzman of Watertown; granddaughters: Greta (Dan) Scharp of Menomonee Falls; Elizabeth (Christopher) Bell of Cumming, Georgia; Erin (Dennis) Lynn of Madison. There are also four great-grandsons: Matthew Scharp, Jacob Scharp, Blake Kreutzman, and Lucas Bell; and two great-granddaughters: MacKenzie Bell and Brynna Kreutzman. Other survivors include two sisters: Millie School of Green Bay and Marge (Merle) Hinchley of Neenah; a brother: Milton (Helen) Drier of Appleton; and two sisters-in-law: Joyce Drier and Joan Kreutzman, both of Appleton; a brother-in-law: James Bayer of Appleton; there are also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clayton and his parents Roy and Ethel Kreutzman; a son: Mark Kreutzman; and a grandson: Corey Kreutzman. Others that have already passed include her sisters: Maureen (Robert) Blank and Muriel Bayer; two brothers: Maurice (Marion) Drier and Frank Drier Jr.; and brothers-in-law: Robert School and Russell Kreutzman.
    The Christian Funeral service for Marilyn will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at MOUNT OLIVE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 930 E. Florida Avenue in Appleton, with Rev. Robert Raasch officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church. Online condolences and memories may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
    The family would like to thank the many wonderful caregivers who watched over Marilyn in recent times. They include the staff at Brewster Village in Appleton, especially Jennifer and everyone in Harmony House. Our mom could have been in no better hands, and we will always remember your kindness to our family.

Clayton Kreutzman

M, b. September 1, 1923, d. March 7, 2013

Family: Marilyn Drier (b. December 21, 1924, d. October 22, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Clayton Kreutzman was born on September 1, 1923 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Marilyn Drier were married on April 7, 1945 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Clayton Kreutzman died on March 7, 2013, at age 89.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Clayton Kreutzman went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 07, 2013. He had suffered a stroke and had also dealt with other medical problems. Clayton was born in the town of Center on September 1, 1923, son of the late Roy and Ethel (Holcomb) Kreutzman. He helped on the family farm as well as serving his country in the United States Army. Clayton spent his entire career working for C.R. Meyer and Sons Construction Company of Oshkosh. He worked on bridge projects, as well as paper mills and rebuilding of paper machines. He retired from C.R. Meyer in 1983. On April 7, 1945, he married the love of his life, Marilyn Drier, at Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church in Appleton. Together the couple enjoyed almost sixty-eight wonderful years of marriage.
    Clayton is survived by his wife: Marilyn, of New London; a son: Daniel (Kathy) Kreutzman of Shiocton; a daughter: Connie (Larry) Stolzman of Madison; a grandson: Josh (Nikki) Kreutzman of Watertown; granddaughters: Greta (Dan) Sharp of Menomonee Falls; Elizabeth (Christopher) Bell of Cumming, Georgia; Erin (Dennis) Lynn of Madison. There are also four great-grandsons: Matthew Sharp, Jacob Sharp, Blake Kreutzman, and Lucas Bell; and two great-granddaughters: MacKenzie Bell and Brynna Kreutzman. Other survivors include a brother: Russell (Joan) Kreutzman of Appleton; three sisters-in-law: Millie School of Green Bay; Marge (Merle) Hinchley of Neenah; and Joyce Drier of Appleton; two brothers-in-law: Milton (Helen) Drier of Appleton and James Bayer of Appleton. There are also many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws: Frank and Lila (Gagnow) Drier; a son: Mark Kreutzman; and a grandson: Corey Kreutzman. Others that have already passed include his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Maurice (Marion) Drier, Robert School, Robert (Maureen) Blank, Frank Drier, Jr., and Muriel Bayer.
    The Christian Funeral service for Clayton will be held at 2:30 PM on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at MOUNT OLIVE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 930 E. Florida Avenue in Appleton, with Rev. Robert Raasch officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 12:30 PM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park at a later date.
    A memorial fund is being established in Clayton's name. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
    Clayton could fix anything! He enjoyed his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and was always glad to see them. His candy dish was always full! He will be greatly missed by his entire family.
    The family would also like to extend their deep thanks to the many caregivers whose efforts meant so much to us. They include everyone at Living Tree Estates in Greenville, the staff at St. Joseph Residence in New London, and everyone at Theda Care. Clayton could have been in no better hands, and we will always remember your kindness to our family.

Frank Leo Drier

M, b. October 30, 1931, d. November 4, 1980

Parents

Family: Joyce Selig

Biography

  • Birth: Frank Leo Drier was born on October 30, 1931 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 4, 1980, at age 49, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Muriel Drier

F, b. January 18, 1938, d. April 17, 2007

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Biography

  • Birth: Muriel Drier was born on January 18, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 17, 2007, at age 69, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Milton G Drier

M, b. January 16, 1927, d. June 12, 2015

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Biography

  • Birth: Milton G Drier was born on January 16, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 12, 2015, at age 88, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Milton G. Drier, 88, of Appleton, died Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Appleton Medical Center. He was born January 16, 1927, in Appleton, the son of the late Frank and Lila (Gagnow) Drier.

    Milt was a graduate of Appleton High School, and attended Lawrence University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea during World War II. Milt worked for the Wisconsin Michigan Power Company / Wisconsin Electric for 41 years, followed by 21 years with Ryder Truck. He was among the founding members of the Appleton Little League Program.

    Milt Drier loved baseball, and was an active Director for the Appleton Baseball Club (Appleton

    Foxes) for over 30 years. He served various roles as President, Treasurer, Secretary and Director and he was an avid supporter of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

    Milt is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen Ruth (Koehnke) Drier; a son, William R. Drier and his wife Judy; two daughters, Nancy Drier Wilz and her husband, Randy; Becky Drier Smith and her husband, William; two sisters, Mildred and Marjorie; and four grandchildren, Nicholas Wilz, Amy (Smith) Harings, Allison (Smith) Mann and Jennifer Smith. He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

    Milt Drier's life will be celebrated at a gathering on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the NEUROSCIENCE GROUP FIELD AT FOX CITIES STADIUM, 2400 N. Casaloma Drive in Appleton. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.

    Special thanks from the Drier family for the wonderful care he received at St. Joseph's Residence, Peabody Manor at Pine Creek, and the Appleton Medical Center.

    In lieu of flowers, the family recommends gifts to (a) "Wisconsin Timber Rattlers" to be used for Youth Baseball Camps for boys and girls (P.O. Box 7464, Appleton, WI 54912) or (b) "Red Smith Sports Award Banquet" which just celebrated 50 years of funding scholarships and youth sports throughout the Fox River Valley (P.O. Box 623, Appleton, WI 54912-0623).

Helen Ruth Koehnke

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Family: Milton G Drier (b. January 16, 1927, d. June 12, 2015)

William R Drier

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Nancy Drier

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Family: Randy Wilz

Randy Wilz

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Family: Nancy Drier

Becky Drier

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William Smith

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Family: Becky Drier

Ronald Ness

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Alan Ness

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Kevin Ness

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Kari Weigman

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Michael Snyder

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Family: Kari Weigman

Chad Weigman

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Elijah Jackson

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Taylor Jackson

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