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Petronella Jansen

F, b. May 3, 1863, d. August 4, 1925

Parents

Family: Theodore Hubertus Berken (b. June 25, 1860, d. August 4, 1925)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella Jansen was born on May 3, 1863 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on May 3, 1863 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Theodore Hubertus Berken were married on July 11, 1882 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Petronella Jansen died on August 4, 1925, at age 62, in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Gertrude Maria Ambrosius

F, b. November 9, 1867, d. February 3, 1946

Parents

Family: Peter Johannes Baeten (b. April 29, 1864, d. December 11, 1933)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Maria Ambrosius was born on November 9, 1867 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Johannes Baeten were married on November 10, 1887 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gertrude Maria Ambrosius died on February 3, 1946, at age 78, in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to SS Belgenland in 1881.

Peter Johannes Baeten

M, b. April 29, 1864, d. December 11, 1933

Parents

Family: Gertrude Maria Ambrosius (b. November 9, 1867, d. February 3, 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Johannes Baeten was born on April 29, 1864 in Blitterswijk, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Gertrude Maria Ambrosius were married on November 10, 1887 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Johannes Baeten died on December 11, 1933, at age 69, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Theodore Ambrosius

M, b. February 17, 1861, d. June 9, 1950

Parents

Family: Hendrina Huberdina Bos (b. November 1, 1866, d. November 21, 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodore Ambrosius was born on February 17, 1861 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Hendrina Huberdina Bos were married on January 10, 1888 in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Theodore Ambrosius died on June 9, 1950, at age 89, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to SS Belgenland in 1881.

Hendrina Huberdina Bos

F, b. November 1, 1866, d. November 21, 1922

Parents

Family: Theodore Ambrosius (b. February 17, 1861, d. June 9, 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendrina Huberdina Bos was born on November 1, 1866 in Swolgen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Theodore Ambrosius were married on January 10, 1888 in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Hendrina Huberdina Bos died on November 21, 1922, at age 56, in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

John M Ambrosius

M, b. March 8, 1859, d. February 16, 1927

Parents

Family: Antoinetta VanKnippenberg (b. October 2, 1857, d. August 31, 1923)

Biography

  • Birth: John M Ambrosius was born on March 8, 1859 in Broekhuizenvorst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on February 16, 1927, at age 67, in West DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to SS Belgenland in 1881.

Mary Palmyre Langlais

F, b. August 25, 1857, d. April 27, 1939

Parents

Family: Felix (Fred) Garceau (b. October 8, 1857, d. September 15, 1935)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Palmyre Langlais was born on August 25, 1857 in Qu├ębec, Canada.
  • Marriage: She and Felix (Fred) Garceau were married on December 30, 1878 in Sturgeon Bay, Door Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary Palmyre Langlais died on April 27, 1939, at age 81, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Joanna Lenora VanGemert

F, b. December 23, 1880, d. January 9, 1947

Parents

Family: Francis Hubert Willems (b. September 10, 1878, d. March 26, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: Joanna Lenora VanGemert was born on December 23, 1880 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Francis Hubert Willems were married on May 15, 1901 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joanna Lenora VanGemert died on January 9, 1947, at age 66, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Arnold Willems

M, b. August 11, 1902, d. September 11, 1991

Parents

Family: Mary (Edith) Williams (b. December 22, 1906, d. June 27, 1997)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold Willems was born on August 11, 1902 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary (Edith) Williams were married on May 11, 1926 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold Willems died on September 11, 1991, at age 89, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Mary (Edith) Williams

F, b. December 22, 1906, d. June 27, 1997

Family: Arnold Willems (b. August 11, 1902, d. September 11, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary (Edith) Williams was born on December 22, 1906 in Ingallston, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold Willems were married on May 11, 1926 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary (Edith) Williams died on June 27, 1997, at age 90, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Donald Willems

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Richard C Willems

M, b. November 19, 1930, d. November 30, 1997

Parents

Family 1: Mabel A Krumpos

Biography

  • Birth: Richard C Willems was born on November 19, 1930 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 30, 1997, at age 67, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth Day

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Family: Richard C Willems (b. November 19, 1930, d. November 30, 1997)

Scott Willems

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Helen Burke

F, b. August 16, 1932, d. January 6, 2011

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Burke was born on August 16, 1932 in Greenleaf, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on September 4, 1954 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on January 6, 2011, at age 78.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Helen Rose Willems, 78, De Pere, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, after battling Multiple Sclerosis. With her amazing smile, positive attitude and strong will she fought this disease for 50 years and never once complained. Helen was born Aug. 16, 1932, in Greenleaf, Wis., to the late Leo and Margie (Ryan) Burke. She was a 1950 graduate of De Pere High School. On Sept. 4, 1954, she married Ken Willems at St. Francis Catholic Church in De Pere.

    Helen was a homemaker who volunteered for many years at St. Boniface Grade School as a lunch and playground supervisor. She was an active member of the Christian Mother's Association and the Northeastern Wisconsin MS Support Group. Helen enjoyed bowling, a good game of point rummy, listening to Irish music, her cottage up north at Green Lake in Mountain, Wis., and watching her children and grandchildren's athletic events from her own front row seat at West De Pere schools.
    Helen is survived by her husband, Ken; four children and their spouses, Bruce and Mary Jane Willems, Randy Willems, Kaye and Jeff Gorenc, Russ and Heather Willems; seven grandchildren, Dustin, Derek, Kyla, Kelleen, Josie, Garrett and Austin; sister, Eileen Vander Zanden; brother and sister-in-law, William and Carol Burke; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gene Willems, Jerry and Shirley Willems, Mae Willems and Mike McCourt.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters and bothers-in law, Mary and Francis Hessel, Patricia and Robert Peeters and Joseph Vander Zanden. She is also preceded in death by Ken's sister; brothers and sisters-in-law, Delores McCourt, Donald and Lilly Willems, Richard Willems and Jean Willems.
    Friends may call at Ryan Funeral Home 305 N. Tenth Street De Pere, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, corner of Suburban Drive and Lourdes Avenue, De Pere from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the church with Father Tim Shillcox, O. Praem., officiating. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. RYAN FUNERAL HOME of De Pere is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Willems family.
    Special thanks to Unity Hospice, St. Vincent Home Health, St. Vincent Wound Clinic, De Pere Rescue and, St. Vincent Emergency for their care.

Kenneth Willems

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Parents

Family: Helen Burke (b. August 16, 1932, d. January 6, 2011)

Gerald Willems

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Eugene Willems

M, b. December 29, 1933, d. May 13, 2012

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Eugene Willems was born on December 29, 1933.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 16, 1953.
  • Death: He died on May 13, 2012, at age 78.
  • Note: Eugene "Geno" Willems 78 of De Pere died on Sunday May 13, 2012 after a short illness. He was born December 29, 1933 to the late Arnold and Mary "Edith" Willems. On May 16, 1953 he married Beverly "Jean" Moudry. Geno and Jean ran Geno's Bar on Main Street in De Pere for six years. Geno also worked at Nicolet Paper Co. Local 6288 for 33 years. He retired from Tufco in 1997, and then helped out at the Batter's Box in Green Bay with his family. In February 2012 he moved to Abrams to help his son and daughter-in-law at The Flyway. He loved to play cards; you name the game and he'd play it. Geno also liked Pool and Bingo. Above all Geno enjoyed being with his family, especially watching his grandchildren's sporting events. He is survived by his children, Kip (Donna) Willems, Lynn (Tim) Keenan, and Jill (Fred) Litkey. His grandchildren, Kim, Laura (Chris), Jodi (Willie), Christa (Ben), Jessica, Ryan, Kurtis, Tony, Shane (Colleen), Renee (Marcus), Kerry (Kevin), Jason (Jamie), Joseph, and Holly (Steve). His great grandchildren, Quentin, Shaelyn, Gabe, Taylor, Aaron, Mariah, Andrew, Nolan, Davon, Paige, Gavin, Corrine, McKay, Serena, Brielle, Autumn, Ella, Riley, and Trisha. He is further survived by his twin brother Gerald (Shirley) Willems, and his brother Ken Willems. His brother-in-law Mike McCourt, and sister-in-law Mae Willems further survive, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Geno was preceded in death by his wife Jean, his daughter Jennie, his siblings, Dolores, Richard, Donald (Lil), and his sisters-in-law Helen Willems, and Joyce (Ed) Kaufman.

    Friends may call at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 N. Tenth Street De Pere, from 4 - 8pm Wednesday, May 16th, with a parish prayer service at 7:30pm to bring the evening to a close. Visitation will continue after 10am Thursday at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Ashwaubenon. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am with Fr. John Harper officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the family.




    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 15 to May 16, 2012.

Delores Willems

F, b. 1928, d. 2002

Parents

Family 1: Michael McCourt

Family 2: James Lewis Maddix (b. April 26, 1924, d. June 10, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Delores Willems was born in 1928.
  • Death: She died in 2002, at age ~74.

Lawrence Willems

M, b. October 3, 1904, d. October 13, 1987

Parents

Family: Margaret Alcox (b. January 11, 1905, d. March 2, 1997)

Biography

  • Birth: Lawrence Willems was born on October 3, 1904 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Margaret Alcox were married on June 29, 1924 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lawrence Willems died on October 13, 1987, at age 83, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Margaret Alcox

F, b. January 11, 1905, d. March 2, 1997

Parents

Family: Lawrence Willems (b. October 3, 1904, d. October 13, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Alcox was born on January 11, 1905.
  • Marriage: She and Lawrence Willems were married on June 29, 1924 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Margaret Alcox died on March 2, 1997, at age 92.

Thomas James Willems

M, b. May 10, 1928, d. April 27, 2003

Parents

Family: Carol Mae Englebretsen (b. January 10, 1927, d. May 28, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Thomas James Willems was born on May 10, 1928.
  • Death: He died on April 27, 2003, at age 74.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Sandra Ruth Willems

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Henrietta (Hattie) Zelten

F, b. July 20, 1876, d. December 2, 1968

Parents

Family: John Willems (b. May 1, 1875, d. December 27, 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: Henrietta (Hattie) Zelten was born on July 20, 1876 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and John Willems were married on October 7, 1898 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henrietta (Hattie) Zelten died on December 2, 1968, at age 92, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in 1886.

Clarence Dow Addie

M, b. August 31, 1875, d. March 10, 1961

Parents

  • Father: George Addie (b. December 30, 1850, d. January 30, 1936)
  • Mother: Frances Adler (b. May 21, 1855, d. February 20, 1941)

Biography

  • Birth: Clarence Dow Addie was born on August 31, 1875.
  • Death: He died on March 10, 1961, at age 85.