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Katherine Marguerite Kamps

F, b. July 20, 1894, d. April 3, 1962

Parents

Family: Bernard John Beschta (b. April 7, 1893, d. July 18, 1975)

Biography

  • Birth: Katherine Marguerite Kamps was born on July 20, 1894 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Bernard John Beschta were married on September 26, 1916.
  • Death: Katherine Marguerite Kamps died on April 3, 1962, at age 67, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Nicholas John Jansen

M, b. August 5, 1914, d. June 24, 2007

Parents

St John High School Yearbook 1933

Biography

  • Birth: Nicholas John Jansen was born on August 5, 1914 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Lucinda Hattie Bongers were married on August 23, 1937 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Nicholas John Jansen died on June 24, 2007, at age 92, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: June 27, 2007

    Jansen, Nicholas J. Nicholas J. Jansen, Little Chute, age 92, passed away on June 24, 2007, at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna. He was born August 5, 1914, in Little Chute to the late Cornelius and Anna (Spierings) Jansen. On August 23, 1937, Nick married Lucina H. Bongers at St. John Catholic Church in Little Chute. They were married 64 years. The couple resided in Little Chute their entire married life. She preceded him in death July 8, 2001. He worked for 38 years at Kimberly Clark Corp. in Kimberly where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club and the Foreman's Club. Nick then worked at St. John's Grade School in Little Chute for 11 years. He graduated from St. John's High School in 1933 and always talked about the great football team they had. One of his fondest memories was from his Senior year when the team was undefeated, untied and not scored upon.

    Nick was one of the original founders of the St. John's Athletic Association and was secretary and treasurer for 4 years. He was inducted into the St. John's Hall of Fame in 2004 and was very proud of that honor. Nick served eight years as a Village Trustee and was a member of the Village Planning Commission. He was a past secretary and treasurer of the Fox Valley Regional Planning Commission and was a past president of the Heart of the Valley Sewer Commission. He earned the C.W. Wood Award for his contribution to the Regional Planning Commission. Nick served on the Board of Directors at Kimberly Credit Union for 18 years and was Board President for 3 of those years. He was on the parish Finance Committee, was a member of the Holy Name Society and the Catholic Order of Foresters.

    Nick had a great love for his wife, Nana, and his children. He treasured family times spent together during the holidays, fishing trips and picnics. They square danced together for many years with the Village Squares. In their retirement years, Nick and Nana enjoyed making road trips to all areas of Wisconsin and visited Niagara Falls, Washington, D.C., and Florida as well. He was a hard worker, very creative and enjoyed sports, especially football.

    Nicholas is survived by a son, Ron (Kathy) Jansen, New Berlin; two daughters: Sally (Tom) Turner, Waukesha and Carol (Harland) Hietpas, Little Chute; 16 grandchildren: Heidi (Don) Berken, Kimberly; Kathy (Matt) Diedrich, Appleton; Holly (Mark) Wyro, Wrightstown; Erin (Craig) Hietpas, Little Chute; Dr. Jen (Dr. Brett) Twente, Whitefish Bay; Jessi Jansen, Chicago; Nick Jansen, Milwaukee; Nicole (Rob) Hanosh, Cortaro, Arizona; and Paul and Bryan Turner, Waukesha; 16 great-grandchildren: Kristin, Katie, Jessica and Ben Pynenberg and Jeremiah Berken, Kimberly; Sami Rae, Maia and Jack Diedrich, Appleton; Keanna, Abigail and Emily Wyro, Wrightstown; Tyler, Megan and Mattie Hietpas, Little Chute; and Nate and Leah Twente, Whitefish Bay. He is further survived by four sisters-in-law: Marie Huiting, Catherine Schumacher, Rosella Van Dyke and Evelyn Bongers, all of Kaukauna; two brothers-in-law: Orville Bongers, Little Chute and Beanie Bongers, Appleton; and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucina (Nana); his parents; five sisters: Hattie (Adam) Nechodom, Delia (Jack) Hermsen, Helen (Rod) Lom, Agnes (Floyd) Van Dyke and Alma; two brothers: Heinie (Marion) Jansen and Casey (Josephine) Jansen; a grandson, Joseph Hietpas; a great-granddaughter, Aubrey Wyro; and brothers and sisters-in-law: Joe Huiting, Martin Schumacher, Emil Van Dyke, Joe, Cyril, Barbara, Helen and Wilma Bongers.

    The Funeral Mass will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2007, at St. John Catholic Church, (323 S. Pine St. Little Chute). The Rev. James Hablewitz will officiate. Visitation will be held Thursday after 3 p.m. until the time of Mass directly at church. Committal at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

    The family wishes to extend its gratitude for the loving care and concern extended to Nick during his illness by so many members of the medical staff at St. Paul Home and St. Elizabeth Hospital, his Home Instead caretakers, Jenn, Katie and Bonnie and to Dr. Jack Meyer for all the years he cared for Dad's body, mind and spirit. We are forever grateful to all of you.

    We love you, Dad, and are so happy you are back with Mom. It feels so good to know you are no longer feeling pain and are not suffering. Until we meet again ...... Your Family

    O'CONNELL

    FUNERAL SERVICES

    2020 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-759-2951.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1933.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ronald Nickolas Jansen

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

Jennifer Jansen

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

Sally Ann Jansen

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

Carol Ann Jansen

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

Jessica Jansen

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

Nick Jansen

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Family: Katie M Beno

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

Joseph Herman Huiting

M, b. December 31, 1906, d. December 6, 1956

Parents

Family: Marie Catherine Bongers (b. April 12, 1908, d. July 15, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Herman Huiting was born on December 31, 1906 in Dancy, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Marie Catherine Bongers were married on August 16, 1932 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joseph Herman Huiting died on December 6, 1956, at age 49, in Cato, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Reedsville, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Martin H Schumacher

M, b. January 30, 1908, d. June 24, 1947

Parents

Family: Catherine Josephine Bongers (b. March 1, 1910, d. April 6, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin H Schumacher was born on January 30, 1908 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine Josephine Bongers were married on June 27, 1933 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Martin H Schumacher died on June 24, 1947, at age 39, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/5/30S.

Wilma Mary Lamers

F, b. August 7, 1917, d. August 21, 2002

Parents

Family 2: Bernadine Martin (Beany) ("Beany Bongers") Bongers (b. May 18, 1918, d. January 17, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilma Mary Lamers was born on August 7, 1917 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Peter Losselyong were married on June 11, 1940.
  • Marriage: Wilma Mary Lamers and Bernadine Martin (Beany) ("Beany Bongers") Bongers were married on January 25, 1986.
  • Death: Wilma Mary Lamers died on August 21, 2002, at age 85.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joseph Harland Hietpas

M, b. January 30, 1975, d. January 30, 1975

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Harland Hietpas was born on January 30, 1975.
  • Death: He died on January 30, 1975, at age 0.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/1/45E.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joannes Willems deBruijn

M, b. circa 1695

Parents

Family: Joanna Migchiels (b. circa 1695)

Biography

  • Birth: Joannes Willems deBruijn was born circa 1695.
  • Marriage: He and Joanna Migchiels were married on April 25, 1728 in Wanroij, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Reneer VandenHeuvel

M, b. December 14, 1840, d. March 7, 1912

Parents

Family: Anna Theodora Cecilia Hamer (b. September 28, 1845, d. February 1, 1921)

Biography

  • Birth: Reneer VandenHeuvel was born on December 14, 1840 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Theodora Cecilia Hamer were married on May 3, 1865 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Reneer VandenHeuvel died on March 7, 1912, at age 71, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/10/26.

Anna Theodora Cecilia Hamer

F, b. September 28, 1845, d. February 1, 1921

Parents

Family: Reneer VandenHeuvel (b. December 14, 1840, d. March 7, 1912)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Theodora Cecilia Hamer was born on September 28, 1845 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Reneer VandenHeuvel were married on May 3, 1865 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anna Theodora Cecilia Hamer died on February 1, 1921, at age 75, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/10/26.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to Maria Magdalena in 1848 Line 10.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gertrude Catharina Andrea Arnold

F, b. December 19, 1806, d. January 21, 1873

Parents

Family: Constantine Antoine Hamer (b. July 19, 1813, d. August 18, 1885)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Catharina Andrea Arnold was born on December 19, 1806 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Constantine Antoine Hamer were married on August 23, 1838 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Gertrude Catharina Andrea Arnold died on January 21, 1873, at age 66.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old Unmarked.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to Maria Magdalena in 1848 Line 6.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Constantine Antoine Hamer

M, b. July 19, 1813, d. August 18, 1885

Parents

Family: Gertrude Catharina Andrea Arnold (b. December 19, 1806, d. January 21, 1873)

Biography

  • Birth: Constantine Antoine Hamer was born on July 19, 1813 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Gertrude Catharina Andrea Arnold were married on August 23, 1838 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Constantine Antoine Hamer died on August 18, 1885, at age 72, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried on August 20, 1885 in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old Unmarked.
  • Note: His obituary states that he was a school teacher at Nepomtis (also know as Little Chute. In 1856, while teaching school, he accepted a position as clerk in the Register's Office in Fond du Lac. In 1858 he was elected Clerk of Circuit Court of Outagamie Co. He held the office for three terms (6 years). In 1866 he was elected to the Office of Register of Deeds and re-elected in 1866. In 1857 he was appointed Postmaster of Little Chute and position he held until his death.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to Maria Magdalena in 1848 Line 5.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gertrude VandenHeuvel

F, b. January 27, 1866, d. before 1878

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude VandenHeuvel was born on January 27, 1866 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on January 27, 1866 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died before 1878.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Peter VandenHeuvel

M, b. July 29, 1869, d. July 26, 1929

Parents

Family: Anna Lansbach (b. May 1, 1870, d. March 11, 1944)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter VandenHeuvel was born on July 29, 1869 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on July 29, 1869 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 26, 1929, at age 59.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Peter Vanden Heuvel, 59, 625 N. Richmond-st, died at his home Friday morning. Survivors are his widow; three children, Mrs. Henry Jansen, Little Chute, Stella and Robert at home; four sisters, Mrs. Henry Van Wingen, Racine, Mrs. Mary Van Dinter, Mrs. Sarah Goemans, and Mrs. Nick Schommer, Little Chute; two brothers, Henry of St. Paul, Minn., and Joseph of Little Chute.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Alegonda Sarah VandenHeuvel

F, b. August 31, 1871, d. May 19, 1966

Parents

Family: Peter G Goemans (b. October 19, 1872, d. October 29, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Alegonda Sarah VandenHeuvel was born on August 31, 1871 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on September 1, 1871 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter G Goemans were married on May 12, 1892 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Alegonda Sarah VandenHeuvel died on May 19, 1966, at age 94.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/38.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Peter G Goemans

M, b. October 19, 1872, d. October 29, 1937

Parents

Family: Alegonda Sarah VandenHeuvel (b. August 31, 1871, d. May 19, 1966)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter G Goemans was born on October 19, 1872 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Alegonda Sarah VandenHeuvel were married on May 12, 1892 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter G Goemans died on October 29, 1937, at age 65, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/38.

Joseph R VandenHeuvel

M, b. January 17, 1875, d. January 20, 1937

Parents

Family: Mary Geiger (b. February 12, 1877, d. July 27, 1933)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph R VandenHeuvel was born on January 17, 1875 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on January 17, 1875 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 20, 1937, at age 62.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/3/37.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Mary Geiger

F, b. February 12, 1877, d. July 27, 1933

Parents

  • Father: Frank Geiger (b. June 1, 1842, d. March 10, 1932)
  • Mother: Anna Mader (b. March 15, 1849, d. July 9, 1933)

Family: Joseph R VandenHeuvel (b. January 17, 1875, d. January 20, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Geiger was born on February 12, 1877 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on July 27, 1933, at age 56.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/3/37.

Gertrude Catherine Antonia VandenHeuvel

F, b. October 28, 1878, d. April 27, 1965

Parents

Family 1: Leo Croell (b. October 1874, d. March 24, 1903)

Family 2: Nicholas Lambert Schommer (b. September 8, 1878, d. February 27, 1938)

Family 3: Arnold Theyssen (b. November 10, 1879, d. September 27, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Catherine Antonia VandenHeuvel was born on October 28, 1878 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Leo Croell were married on September 11, 1901 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Gertrude Catherine Antonia VandenHeuvel and Nicholas Lambert Schommer were married on August 17, 1905 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Gertrude Catherine Antonia VandenHeuvel and Arnold Theyssen were married on May 28, 1951.
  • Death: Gertrude Catherine Antonia VandenHeuvel died on April 27, 1965, at age 86.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/6.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena