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Dorothy VandenBoogard

F, b. January 29, 1921, d. July 3, 2004

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Family: James O Malone (b. April 17, 1915, d. August 15, 1998)

Biography

  • Birth: Dorothy VandenBoogard was born on January 29, 1921 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on July 3, 2004, at age 83, in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 5, 2007

    Malone, Dorothy J. Dorothy Malone, 86, Kimberly, passed away peacefully at her home early on Tuesday, July 3, 2007. Dorothy was born in Kimberly on Jan. 29, 1921, daughter of the late Theodore and Petronella (Vander Hyden) Vanden Boogard. Dorothy graduated from nursing school at Mercy Medical School in Oshkosh in the summer of 1942. In January of 1944 she entered the United States Army Nursing Corps as a First Lieutenant and served her country at DeWitt General Hospital in Auburn, California. At the conclusion of the war, she remained on the West Coast. She was an operating room nurse her entire career specializing in eye surgeries. She worked her way up to assistant operating room supervisor over her 36 years of service at Peralta Hospital in Oakland, Calif. She had one son, Richard, who was very dear to her. Dorothy was married to James Malone for 38 years and they were very devoted to each other. She had an artist's eye for detail, color and textures and mastered multiple crafts especially crocheting, doll making, and couturiere. She was a dedicated homemaker and particularly enjoyed baking. Dorothy loved the outdoors and when not out enjoying the wilderness she maintained magnificent indoor and outdoor gardens at her home. She had a particular love for Basset Hounds having lovingly cared for numerous dogs over the course of her life.

    Survivors include a step-daughter, Margaret Allen, Hemet, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Waring, Beverly, Mass.; five grandchildren, Damon (Ashley) Waring, Arlington, Mass.; Brandon Waring, Beverly, Mass.; Jason (Debby) Allen, Vista, Calif.; Erin (Rich) Fry, Pacifica, Calif.; Derrick (Ellen) Allen, Neenah; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret (Gene) Verstegen, Menasha; a brother, Alois (Mary Jean) Vanden Boogard, Darboy; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Van Den Boogard, Darboy and Joanne VandenBoogard, Kimberly. Other survivors include many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

    Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim, in 1998; a son, Richard Waring, in 1993; brothers, Joseph and Eugene, and an infant brother.

    A funeral service for Dorothy will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2007, at the Wichmann Tri County Chapel. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. A private burial will take place at Holy Name Cemetery in Kimberly.

    The family would like to thank all of Dorothy's caregivers, Frann, Jackie, Kim, Sandy, Mary, Sandra and Lois. Also, thank you to everyone at ThedaCare at home. Your help made it possible for her to spend her final days in the comfort of her own home.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME

    Tri County Chapel

    3212 S. Oneida Street

    Menasha 920-831-9905

    www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

James O Malone

M, b. April 17, 1915, d. August 15, 1998

Family: Dorothy VandenBoogard (b. January 29, 1921, d. July 3, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: James O Malone was born on April 17, 1915.
  • Death: He died on August 15, 1998, at age 83.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Margaret VandenBoogard

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Family: Eugene H Verstegen (b. March 10, 1928, d. April 24, 2009)

Eugene H Verstegen

M, b. March 10, 1928, d. April 24, 2009

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St John High School Yearbook 1945

Biography

  • Birth: Eugene H Verstegen was born on March 10, 1928 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 24, 2009, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Nw/5/61.
  • Note: April 26, 2009


    Verstegen, Eugene H.


    Eugene H. Verstegen, 81, Menasha, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital with his wife and sons at his side. He was born March 10, 1928, in Little Chute, son of the late Edgar and Alberta (Hischke) Verstegen. Gene married Margaret Van Boogard on Jan. 11, 1958, at Holy Name Catholic Church, Kimberly. Gene was enlisted in the United Stated Army and served his country in the Korean War. He graduated from UW-Madison with an Engineering Degree. He was employed at Artfaire in Appleton, and then Simmons in New London. Gene was a wonderful musician. He played the saxophone and clarinet in many bands, including the Green Bay Packers Band and most recently the Geriatric Band.

    Gene is survived by his loving wife, Margaret; two sons, Bryan and Mark; two grandchildren, Amber and Jason; one brother, David.

    A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Martens-Laemmrich Funeral Home, 312 Milwaukee Street, Menasha. A memorial will be established.

    Thank you to the staff at Manor Care and St. Elizabeth Hospital for their loving kindness and care.

    Martens-Laemmrich

    Funeral Home

    Menasha 920-722-8252

    Light a candle in memory

    of Gene at:

    www.martens-laemmrichfuneralhome.com.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1945.

Henry VanBoxtel

M, b. November 12, 1877, d. February 10, 1952

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Family: Gerarda (Gertrude) DeKlein (b. January 10, 1876, d. November 10, 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry VanBoxtel was born on November 12, 1877 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Gerarda (Gertrude) DeKlein were married on November 11, 1899 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Henry VanBoxtel died on February 10, 1952, at age 74.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/31E.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1903.

Gerarda (Gertrude) DeKlein

F, b. January 10, 1876, d. November 10, 1967

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Family: Henry VanBoxtel (b. November 12, 1877, d. February 10, 1952)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerarda (Gertrude) DeKlein was born on January 10, 1876 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Henry VanBoxtel were married on November 11, 1899 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Gerarda (Gertrude) DeKlein died on November 10, 1967, at age 91, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/31E.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in 1903.

John Hubertus Baeten

M, b. August 3, 1861, d. 1934

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Family: Elizabeth Thoermer (b. March 3, 1857, d. November 1, 1947)

Biography

  • Birth: John Hubertus Baeten was born on August 3, 1861 in Meerlo, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Elizabeth Thoermer were married on January 17, 1888 in St Paul Church, Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John Hubertus Baeten died in 1934, at age ~73, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Obit. De Pere Journal Democrat 11-1-1934 John Baeten, 74, died at his home here Thursday afternoon, of heart disease. Death occurred w hile Mr. Baeten was watching laborers dismantle the old lock at the Croche dam adjoining hi s farm. The deceased was born in North Brabant, Holland, August 2, 1860. He came to this coun try at the age of eleven, the family settling at De Pere. Forty-seven years ago, he was unite d in marriage to Eliza Thormer, by E.De Wildt, at St. Paul's Catholic church in this village . They settled on the farm which they have occupied all these years. Survivors are his wido w and the following children; John C. and Fred J. of Wrightstown; Mary, Mrs. Joseph Ley of Ro ckland; Francis, Kaukauna;Twenty-two grandchildren also survive. There is one brother, Alber t Baeten, Kaukauna. The deceased was a charter member of the Wrightstown Branch No. 97 Cathol ic Knights of Wisconsin and the Holy Name society of St. Paul's church. He was active in vill age affairs and served as a member of the village board for several years. In addition to man aging his farm, he was employed as U.S. government lock master at the Rapids Croche Dam for 1 8 years. The funeral was held from St. Paul's Catholic church, Monday morning at 9 o'clock, R ev. A.L. Buytaert officiating. the pallbearers were, Arnold Van Dyke, George Verboomen, Pete r Vande Hey, Andrew Verboomen, Barney Klister and John Vande Voort. Interment was in the fami ly lot in St. Paul's cemetery. the land for this cemetery was donated to St. Paul's congregat ion by Mr. Baeten and he was sexton for many years.Obit. De Pere Journal Democrat 11-1-1934 John Baeten, 74, died at his home here Thursday afternoon, of heart disease. Death occurred w hile Mr. Baeten was watching laborers dismantle the old lock at the Croche Dam adjoining hi s farm. The deceased was born in North Brabant, Holland, Aug. 2, 1860. He came to this count ry at the age of eleven, the family settling in De Pere. Forty-seven years ago he was unite d in marriage to Eliza Thormer, By Rev. E.D. Wildt at St. Paul's Catholic church in this vill age. They settled in the farm which they have occupied all these years. Survivors are his w idow and the following children; John C. and Fred J., Wrightstown; Mary,Mrs. Joseph Ley, Roc kland; Francis, Kaukauna. Twenty-Two grandchildren also survive There is one brother, Alber t Baeten, Kaukauna. the deceased was a charter member of the Wrightstown Branch No. 97 Cathol ic Knights of Wisconsin and the Holy Name society of St. Paul's church. He was active in vill age affairs and served as a member of the village board for several years. In addition to ma naging his farm, he was employed as U.S. government lock master at the Rapids Croche Dam fo r 18 years. The funeral was held from St. Paul's Catholic church, Monday morning at 9 o'cloc k Rev. A.L. Buyaert officiating. Pallbearers were. Arnold Van Dyke, George Verboomen, Pete r Vande Hey, Andrew Verboomen, Barney Klister and John Vande Voort. Interment wa in the famil y lot in St. Paul's cemetery. The land for this cemetery was donated to St. Paul's congregat ion by Mr. Baeten and he was sexton for many years.

Elizabeth Thoermer

F, b. March 3, 1857, d. November 1, 1947

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Family: John Hubertus Baeten (b. August 3, 1861, d. 1934)

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Thoermer was born on March 3, 1857 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Hubertus Baeten were married on January 17, 1888 in St Paul Church, Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elizabeth Thoermer died on November 1, 1947, at age 90, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

Marvin Charles Baeten

M, b. December 11, 1924, d. October 15, 2007

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Biography

  • Birth: Marvin Charles Baeten was born on December 11, 1924 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 5, 1949 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 15, 2007, at age 82, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: October 17, 2007

    Baeten, Marvin C. "Bowler" Marvin Charles Baeten, Appleton, age 82, died unexpectedly Monday, October 15, 2007, at Appleton Medical Center. He was born in Wrightstown on December 11, 1924, to the late John and Marie (Vander Heiden) Baeten. Marvin served as a Marine in the South Pacific from 1943 - 1946. On November 5, 1949, he married Helen Grissman at St. Mary's Parish in Kaukauna. Marvin retired in 1986 from Thilmany Pulp and Paper, where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club, after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Kaukauna VFW Post #3319 and an avid fan of the Packers and NASCAR. Marvin enjoyed decorating his home for holidays, especially Halloween and Christmas.

    Marvin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Helen; seven children: Monica "Mona" (Steve) Luedtke, New London; Patricia, Appleton; Marvin (Jean), Appleton; Stephen (Mary), Lake Barrington, IL; Gary (fiancee Shannon), Irma; Douglas (Sharon), Fremont; and Kristin (special friend Greg), Appleton; 18 grandchildren: Sarah (special friend Corey), Korey (fiancee Damien) and Zachary Luedtke, Brianna (Scott) Becker, Mariah (David) Cornelius, Angela (special friend Jeff) and Craig (special friend Leah) Schommer, Rachel (Chris) Vander Slice, Danny (special friend Demi), Kyle (fiancee Kim), Ashlee, Dezirae, Jozlynn, Jacobie and Anthony Baeten, Melissa (Rob) Hammond, Julee (Jason) Meddaugh and Naomi Krenz; 15 great-grandchildren: Owen, Patrick, Kaitlynn, Gaberiel, Bergin, Aiden, Madison, Ethan, Kyle Jr., Kholten, Andrea, Eric, Aleisha, Austin, and Braeden; sister and brothers: Rita (John) Martzahl, James (Carol), John (Maureen "Tootie") and Clayton Baeten; and sisters and brothers-in-law: Joyce Alt, Shirley Baeten, Robert Merkel, Violet, Luella, Dick (Beatrice), Mary, and Donald (Eunice) Grissman. Marvin is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Izabella; brothers and sisters: Robert (Sally), and Edward Baeten; Agnes (Lee) Ganzyk, and Leona Merkel; and brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert, Carl, Gerald (Toni) and Roy Grissman, David and John Alt, Colette (Andrew) Walton and Cathy Baeten.

    Visitation will be held Friday, October 19, 2007, after 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish (1810 McDonald, Appleton). The Rev. Gerald Falk will officiate. Military rites performed by the Kaukauna VFW Post #3319 will immediately follow Mass. Committal Riverside Cemetery.

    O'CONNELL

    FUNERAL SERVICES

    2020 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-759-2951.

Helen Veronica Grissman

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Melvin Baeten

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John James Chambers

M, b. April 1, 1925, d. May 22, 2012

Biography

  • Birth: John James Chambers was born on April 1, 1925 in Suamico, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Florian Josephine McCabe were married on June 15, 1954 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John James Chambers died on May 22, 2012, at age 87.
  • Note: John 'Jack' Chambers, 87, Mill Center, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. He was born in Suamico on April 1, 1925 to the late William and Sara (Nesbitt) Chambers Sr. Jack married Florian McCabe at St. Joseph Church in De Pere on June 15, 1954. She preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 2008. Jack was a quiet kind of a guy and was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Duck Creek.

    Survivors include his children, Keith (Lynn) Chambers, Pulaski; Kevin (MeriLou) Chambers, Kewaskum; Lynn Zanitsch; Green Bay; Mark Chambers, Mill Center; Paul (Denise) Chambers, Howard; grandchildren, Rachael Chambers; Emma (Joe) Baumann; Aileen Chambers; Jacqueline Chambers; Heather (D.J.) Miskulin; Ryan (Alyssa) Chambers; Sara Zanitsch; Brendan Zanitsch; Zachary Chambers; Jocelyn Chambers; great grandchildren, Morgan and Vivienne Miskulin; Owen and Paige Chambers; Adelaide Baumann; brother, Pat Chambers; sister, Mary Schaefer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jenny Chambers; Donna Chambers; Mary and Ivo Guerts; Beulah Gurnee; Audrey and Harold Deprez; Patricia O'Keefe; Vincent McCabe; Maureen and Vernon Weyers.

    Jack was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Florian; in-laws, Peter and Emma McCabe; siblings, Catherine Flynn; Bill Chambers; Genevieve White; Francis Chambers; in-laws, Charlie Schaefer; Ronald White; Clarence Gurnee; Ed O'Keefe; Patricia McCabe; Eileen McCabe.

    Family and friends may call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2561 Glendale Ave., Howard on Saturday, May 26 from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. John Bergstadt presiding. Online condolences welcome at www.PfotenhauerFuneralHome.com

    The family extends a special thank you to the 3rd floor staff at St. Mary's Hospital and also to Unity Hospice.

    Pfotenhauer

    Funeral & Cremation

    (920) 434-2060




    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 24 to May 25, 2012.

Craig M Schommer

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Family: Lean Pagel

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Clarence E Gurnee

M, b. July 29, 1921, d. September 9, 2007

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Biography

  • Birth: Clarence E Gurnee was born on July 29, 1921 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 3, 1947 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 9, 2007, at age 86.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: September 12, 2007

    Gurnee, Clarence E. "Shine" Clarence E. "Shine" Gurnee, of Appleton, age 86, passed away from complications of a stroke on Sunday, September 9, 2007. He was born on July 29, 1921, in Appleton, the son of the late Seely and Sylvia (Birk) Gurnee. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1940. Shine served his country in WWII in the Army Air Corps for five years and flew over 50 missions in Africa and Italy. On May 3, 1947, he married Beulah McCabe at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Appleton. They were married for 60 years. He retired as a Quality Manager in Research from Kimberly-Clark after 38 years having been awarded patents. Shine volunteered as a Scout Master, AARP tax coordinator and actively participated in parish activities. He was a VFW life member. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching sports, playing cards and crosswords.

    Shine is survived by his wife, Beulah; sons: Stewart (Nancy) and Brian (Cathy) Gurnee; daughters: Marsha (Mark) Suszan and Monica (Dennis) Kempen; his grandchildren: Laura (fiance Kyle) and Emily Gurnee, Kendra, Andrea and Rebecca Gurnee, Matthew and Michael Suszan, Caitlin and Peter Kempen; brother, Charles (Bev) Gurnee; sisters-in-law: Jean Gurnee and Viola Gurnee; sisters and brother-in-law: Florian (Jack) Chambers, Mary (Ivo) Geurts, Audrey (Harold) Deprez, Patricia O'Keefe, Vincent (Pat) McCabe and Maureen (Vernon) Weyers; several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: David and Frank Gurnee; sisters: Bertha (Bill) Froehlich, Eva (Paul) Wincapaw, Sylvia (Kenneth) Williams, Juanita (Joe) Portmann and Marybelle (Jim) Humphries; brother-in-law Edward O'Keefe and sister-in-law Eileen McCabe.

    Friends and family may call at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton, on Saturday, September 15, 2007, 9 a.m. for visitation until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. The Rev. Larry Abler, OFM, Cap. will officiate. Committal Highland Memorial. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

    Special thanks to the Dan Ebben family and the Piehls.

    O'CONNELL FUNERAL SERVICES

    2020 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-759-2951.

Beulah Rita McCabe

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  • Father: Peter McCabe (b. September 3, 1895, d. March 27, 1981)
  • Mother: Emma Bougie (b. August 17, 1898, d. December 30, 1977)

Kathleen DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Joseph DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

John DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Mark Raphael Romenesko

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Diane Mary VanDera

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Dana Elaine Romenesko

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

Dawn Marie Romenesko

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