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Wolcott (Andy) Anderson

M, b. March 12, 1927, d. June 17, 2004

Parents

  • Father: Wolcott Anderson (b. February 18, 1900, d. June 13, 1964)
  • Mother: Alma Blank (b. September 11, 1902, d. October 31, 1962)

Biography

  • Birth: Wolcott (Andy) Anderson was born on March 12, 1927 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 1, 1948 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 17, 2004, at age 77, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Anderson, Wolcott 2004 Appleton Post Crescent dated 6/18/2004; Anderson, Wolcott (Andy); Wolcott (Andy) Anderson, age 77, of Waupaca, Wisconsin, passed away Thursday, June 17th, 2004 at his residence. Mr. Anderson was born in Neenah, Wisconsin on March 12, 1927, he was the son of the late Wolcott Sr. and Alma (Blank) Anderson. On July 1, 1948 he married Joyce M. (Jansen) Anderson at St. John’s Catholic Church in Little Chute, Wisconsin. He was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Community Waupaca, Wisconsin. Andy served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 1945 to 1946. He worked as an accountant for mechanical contractors. After retirement, Andy took a part time job with Pick ’N Save in Waupaca were he gained many special friends, both co-workers and customers. He enjoyed sailing, tennis, biking, cross country skiing, canoeing, hiking, scuba diving and snorkeling. He is survived by his wife, Joyce M. Anderson (Nee: Jansen), Waupaca; son, Bruce A. (Mary) Anderson, Manawa; daughter, Dawn M (Ron) Rohde, New London; daughter, Robin S. (Daryl) Nikolaus, Oshkosh; son, Bradley P. (Fiancé: Kathleen Monohan) Anderson, Raymond, NH; son, Brian T. (Sandi) Anderson, New London; foster son: Charles (Shaun) Kiesow, Mequon; foster son, Michael (Julie) Kiesow, Neenah; sisters-in-law: Delores Anderson-Kurtz, Fremont, CA.; Grace (Bruce) Schommer, Little Chute; Aunt: Virginia Anderson, Ripon, WI. thirteen grandchildren: Jon, Thomas and Maria, Lisa and Mark, Nicole, Casie, Jeremy, Joshua, John, Justina, Jacob and Emily; seven great-grandchildren: Cassie, Jordan, Allison, Madalyn, Nicholas, Ethan, & Andrew. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and many special friends. Wolcott was preceded in death by grandson, Jason Rohde, brother, Roger Anderson, sister-in-law: Regina Ludwig, brother-in-law, Richard Ludwig. Memorial Service will be held at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Community, Waupaca, Wisconsin. on Monday, June 21 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend John Becker officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday at the church from 10-11 A.M. Interment of cremains will be at Oak Hill Cemetery Neenah, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Portage County Hospice. The family would like to thank Portage County Hospice, Dr. Guenther, Dr. Whiteside, Dr. Ferrante, the staff of the oncology unit at Appleton Medical Center and Father John Becker for the excellent care given to Andy. Holly Funeral Home 526 S. Main St Waupaca, WI.. 54981.

Dorothy Mae VandenHeuvel

F, b. April 1, 1937, d. May 27, 2016

Parents

Family 1: Ronald L Lemke (b. July 21, 1936, d. March 5, 2012)

Family 2: John Martin Burns (b. July 8, 1935, d. June 20, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Dorothy Mae VandenHeuvel was born on April 1, 1937 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 27, 2016, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/8/22.
  • Note: Dorothy Lemke, of Little Chute, age 79, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at Grand Horizons Assisted Living. She was born in Kaukauna on April 1, 1937 to the late Martin and Wilhelmina (Bergman) Vanden Heuvel. Dort loved to dance and laugh. She enjoyed the company of family and friends and loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Dorothy is survived by her children: Jack (Carleen) Burns of Appleton and Debbie (John) Reed of Hilbert; grandchildren: John (Angie) Burns, Jenna Klein, Corey (Eric) Anderson and Justin (Rachel) Reed; great grandchildren: Pennelope Klein, John Burns VII,, Aubrey and Haddie Anderson; brother: George (Jan) Vanden Heuvel; and brother-in-law: Howard Baumgart.

    In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Burns; second husband, Ron Lemke; sisters: Grace (Bill) Daul, Vi (Tom) Toonen and Bernice Baumgart; and brothers: Rich (Lois), Gerald (Sharon) and Jim (Dorothy) Vanden Heuvel.

    Visitation will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 at O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME (1776 E. Main St. Little Chute) beginning at 2:00 p.m. until time of Funeral at 3:00 p.m. Chaplain Brad Mc Intyre will officiate. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com.

    The family would like to thank the staff at Grand Horizons for the great care you've given Dort through the years. Also, thank you to the Community Care Team for making sure her needs were met and the Southern Care Hospice for the support and kindness you've given us and our mom.

    Keep smiling mom, you're at peace. We will always remember you. Love ya.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 28 to May 31, 2016.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gordon Frederick Baumgart

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Family: Beverly Ulmer

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Michael Baumgart

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Elizabeth Ann Baumgart

F, b. December 22, 1946, d. May 5, 2013

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Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Ann Baumgart was born on December 22, 1946 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on January 4, 1966.
  • Death: She died on May 5, 2013, at age 66.
  • Note: Jarchow, Elizabeth Ann

    Pardeeville--- Elizabeth Ann Jarchow, age 66 passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5 2013, at her home on Swan Lake after battling cancer. Elizabeth was born on December 22, 1946, in Appleton WI, the daughter of Gordon and Edith (DeGroot) Baumgart. She grew up in Weyauwega and graduated from Seymour High School, class of 1964. She was united in marriage to Dennis Jarchow on January 4, 1966 and three sons blessed their marriage.

    Most near and dear to Elizabeth were her sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren; they were her pride and joy. Her most treasured moments were the sunny days she spent with her family boating and fishing on Swan Lake.

    Elizabeth was well known throughout Columbia County and made many friends through her travels while working in sales and marketing. She was a lifetime member of the VFW auxiliary as well as the Homemakers Club since 1979. She was passionate about her flower and vegetable garden. She thoroughly enjoyed music, traveling, Packer games and Nascar. She was always on the go, eager for a new adventure, and inquisitive about everything life had to offer. She had a warm and vibrant personality and a unique ability to transcend love to many different types of people. She was charismatic and had an uncanny ability to listen genuinely and without judgment, making her instantly loveable to so many.

    A Celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Pardeeville. Father David Greenfield will preside. Visitation will be held at the Church on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until time of service.

    She is survived by her three sons, Russell (Terri) of Pardeeville; Douglas (Julie) of Appleton; Steve (Diane) of Reedsburg; three grandchildren, Kyle, Brooke and Danielle. She is further survived by Dennis of Fond du Lac, and a special friend and companion, Bob Cyra of East Troy; brothers, Gordon (Beverly), John, and Mike (Patty); sister-in-law, Geraldine;, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Carl; grandparents, Fred and Nellie (Coenen) Baumgart and Francis Hahnemann.

    We love and miss you, Mom. You will always be in our hearts and we will think of you as the sun shines over the water.

    The Smith Funeral Home in Pardeeville is serving the family.




    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 9 to May 10, 2013.
  • Graduation: She graduated from Seymour High School in 1964.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Lawrence Holschuh

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Dennis Jarchow

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Family: Elizabeth Ann Baumgart (b. December 22, 1946, d. May 5, 2013)

Walter George Baumgart

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Raymond Theodore Pennenberg

M, b. September 4, 1915, d. March 19, 1976

Parents

Family: Vanita Marie Kamps (b. October 2, 1920, d. February 29, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Theodore Pennenberg was born on September 4, 1915.
  • Marriage: He and Vanita Marie Kamps were married on June 7, 1929.
  • Death: Raymond Theodore Pennenberg died on March 19, 1976, at age 60.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Henrietta Coenen

F, b. September 2, 1895, d. February 2, 1977

Parents

Family: John Pitsch (b. 1892, d. 1964)

Biography

  • Birth: Henrietta Coenen was born on September 2, 1895 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Pitsch were married on November 6, 1917 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henrietta Coenen died on February 2, 1977, at age 81, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Hattie Pitsch
    210 W. Seventh St., Kaukauna
    Age 81, died late Wednesday after a two week illness. She was born September 2, 1895 in Wrightstown and had lived in Kaukauna since 1946. She was a member of the National Catholic Society of Foresters Sacred Heart Court No. 556, the Christian Mothers and the Kaukauna Golden Agers. Survivors include five daughters: Mrs. George (Marie) Verkuilen, Route 4, DePere; Mrs. Sheridan (Agnes) Johnson, Staunton, Virginia; Mrs. Joseph (Martha) DeCleene, Route 1, Lena; Mrs. Robert (Rita) Bodde, Milwaukee; and Mrs. Ileta Janz, Kaukauna; a son, Ray J., Kimberly; four brothers: Henry and Harvey Coenen, both of Kaukauna; Walter, Green Bay; and Urban, DePere; two sisters: Mrs. Fred (Nell) Baumgart, Little chute; and Mrs. Henry (Loretta) Jansen, Appleton; 45 grandchildren; and 52 great-grand-children. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. mary Catholic church, Kaukauna, with the Rev. Charled Fredricks officiating. Friends may call at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Kaukauna, after 3 p.m. Friday. There will be a prayer service at 8 Friday evening.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

John Pitsch

M, b. 1892, d. 1964

Parents

Family: Henrietta Coenen (b. September 2, 1895, d. February 2, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: John Pitsch was born in 1892.
  • Marriage: He and Henrietta Coenen were married on November 6, 1917 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John Pitsch died in 1964, at age ~72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

William John Coenen

M, b. April 6, 1897, d. January 5, 1965

Parents

Family: Mary Louise Reynders (b. March 24, 1904, d. August 28, 1997)

Biography

  • Birth: William John Coenen was born on April 6, 1897 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Louise Reynders were married on April 10, 1923.
  • Death: William John Coenen died on January 5, 1965, at age 67.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: William J. Coenen
    436 Eighth St., Menasha
    Age 67, passed away Tuesday afternoon following a one day illness. He was born April 6, 1897 in Wrighstown and lived in DePere before moving to the Twin Cities in 1931. He was formerly employed by the Marathon Corp. Mr. Coenen was a member of St. Patrick Church and the Holy Name Society. He was a World War I veteran, a member of the American Legion for over 40 years and was now a member of the Lenz-Gazecki Post. Survivors are his wife, mary; weight brothers, Peter and Henry and Harvey, all of Kaukauna; Joseph, Colma, Wis.; Ray, Appleton; Richard, Greenleaf; Walter and Uban, both of DePere; five sisters, Mrs. Anna P. Enbert, DePere; Mrs. John Pitsch, Kaukauna; Mrs. Fred Bengart, Little Chute; Mrs. L. Purrier, Larsen, Wis.; Mrs. Henry Jansen, Appleton. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Kessler Funeral Home, Neenah with a Requiem Solemn High Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic church. Interment will be in St. Margaret Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday where the rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Henry George Reynders

M, b. June 3, 1905, d. December 18, 1988

Parents

Family: Ann Katona (b. May 30, 1912)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry George Reynders was born on June 3, 1905 in Rockland, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ann Katona were married in 1948 in Waukesha, Waukesha Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Henry George Reynders died on December 18, 1988, at age 83, in Waukesha, Waukesha Co, Wisconsin.

Cecelia Coenen

F, b. January 19, 1899

Parents

Family 1: Al Pierre (b. June 20, 1896, d. August 24, 1953)

Family 2: George Pitsch (b. June 17, 1900, d. June 1984)

Biography

  • Birth: Cecelia Coenen was born on January 19, 1899.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

George Pitsch

M, b. June 17, 1900, d. June 1984

Parents

Family: Cecelia Coenen (b. January 19, 1899)

Biography

  • Birth: George Pitsch was born on June 17, 1900.
  • Death: He died in June 1984, at age ~84, in Fond du Lac, Fond du lac Co, Wisconsin.

Peter J Coenen

M, b. October 16, 1900, d. April 27, 1972

Parents

Family: Lillian M LaRock (b. June 3, 1907, d. March 29, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter J Coenen was born on October 16, 1900.
  • Marriage: He and Lillian M LaRock were married on April 17, 1922.
  • Death: Peter J Coenen died on April 27, 1972, at age 71, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Lillian M LaRock

F, b. June 3, 1907, d. March 29, 1999

Parents

Family: Peter J Coenen (b. October 16, 1900, d. April 27, 1972)

Biography

  • Birth: Lillian M LaRock was born on June 3, 1907 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter J Coenen were married on April 17, 1922.
  • Death: Lillian M LaRock died on March 29, 1999, at age 91, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Rosella Coenen

F, b. January 22, 1924, d. August 10, 1999

Parents

Family: Henry Anthony Kuchelmeister (b. 1917, d. October 25, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Rosella Coenen was born on January 22, 1924.
  • Death: She died on August 10, 1999, at age 75.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Henry Anthony Kuchelmeister

M, b. 1917, d. October 25, 1990

Family: Rosella Coenen (b. January 22, 1924, d. August 10, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Anthony Kuchelmeister was born in 1917.
  • Death: He died on October 25, 1990, at age ~73.

Joan Coenen

F, b. December 8, 1934, d. May 16, 2017

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Joan Coenen was born on December 8, 1934 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 16, 2017, at age 82.
  • Note: Joan Diedrick, age 82, died at home surrounded by her family on May 16, 2017. Joan was a native of Kaukauna, WI having been born on December 8, 1934 to Peter and Lillian Coenen. Joan attended Kaukauna schools. On November 3, 1951, Joan married Ronald Diedrick, the son of Richard and Margaret Diedrick of Green Bay, WI, and together they celebrated over 65 years of marriage.

    Joan was always focused on her family and friends. Joan was a giving and caring person that spread her warmth to others. She was also fun-loving and a joy to be around. Joan enjoyed cooking, going to the casino, and traveling. Her favorite vacations being five trips to Hawaii. Joan enjoyed her grandchildren. She always did special things for all of them. Although not a huge sports fan, she loved number four.

    Joan is survived by her husband, Ronald Diedrick; two sons: Pete Diedrick (Scott Roberts) and Jay (Amy) Diedrick; four grandchildren: Sarah (Gary) Krueger, Lindsey (Chris) Strickland, Alex Diedrick (Zach Jacobsen) and Jayna Diedrick; six great-grandchildren: Hannah, Abbi and Chloe Krueger and Sammy, Levi, and Lily Strickland. Joan is also survived by siblings: Dot Schmidt (Bill Vanderloop) and Jack (Judy) Coenen. Joan is also survived by a sister-in-law, Ruth Coenen and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.

    Joan was preceded in death by her son, Michael Diedrick; sister, Rosie (Hank) Kuchelmeister; brother, Ralph “Tuffy” Coenen; brother-in-law, Al Schmidt; sister-in-law, Beverly (Marv) Wery; and many aunts, uncles and other relatives.

    Joan’s family would like to thank Dr. Werner and his staff at the Kaukauna Clinic, the staff at Theda Care at Home Hospice, especially Jenny, and the Kaukauna paramedics for their wonderful care and compassion. Also a special thank you to Joan’s hairdresser Therese for her weekly home visits.

    A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. at Rose Hill, 2206 E. Main Street, Kaukauna.

    I see dear mothers every day and give each one her due, but, oh, how very glad I am that God gave ME to YOU!

    Joan, you were the finest, most caring person I’ve ever met. You always put everyone else first. I’ll do my best to learn to cook, and maybe even boil water!! Love, Ron

    "I am at peace, my soul’s at rest, there is no need for tears for with your love, I was so blessed for all those many years." Mom, you always put everyone else before yourself. You did it your way. Love you forever, Pete

    "Dream Mom" She’s still teaching me. Love, Jay.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ronald George Diedrick

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Family: Joan Coenen (b. December 8, 1934, d. May 16, 2017)

Dorothy Coenen

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Family: Alphonse Alfred Schmidt (b. July 19, 1927, d. March 26, 2000)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Alphonse Alfred Schmidt

M, b. July 19, 1927, d. March 26, 2000

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Alphonse Alfred Schmidt was born on July 19, 1927 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 26, 2000, at age 72, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Luella Champeau

F, b. August 15, 1912, d. February 9, 1994

Family: Clement Danielski (b. December 24, 1908, d. February 1976)

Biography

  • Birth: Luella Champeau was born on August 15, 1912.
  • Marriage: She and Clement Danielski were married in 1931 in Bay Settlement, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Luella Champeau died on February 9, 1994, at age 81, in Antigo, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.