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Karissa Stadler

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Andrew G Coenen

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Family: Orpha M O'Rourke (b. July 26, 1916, d. October 23, 2011)

St John High School Yearbook 1932

Biography

  • Birth: Andrew G Coenen was born on August 10, 1914 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Orpha M O'Rourke were married on August 17, 1940.
  • Death: Andrew G Coenen died on October 20, 1980, at age 66, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/8/89.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1932.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Orpha M O'Rourke

F, b. July 26, 1916, d. October 23, 2011

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Family: Andrew G Coenen (b. August 10, 1914, d. October 20, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Orpha M O'Rourke was born on July 26, 1916 in Fort Wayne, Allen Co, Indiana.
  • Marriage: She and Andrew G Coenen were married on August 17, 1940.
  • Death: Orpha M O'Rourke died on October 23, 2011, at age 95.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/8/89.
  • Note: Orpha Coenen, 95, Little Chute, died Sunday, October 23, 2011. Orpha was born July 26, 1916, to Julian and Frances (Grohowsky) O'Rourke in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she received her elementary and secondary education degree. While attending Purdue University she became affiliated with Pi Beta Phi, women's collegiate fraternity. In 1939, she came to Wisconsin to become advertising manager of Gloudemans & Gage Department Store. Upon her marriage to Andrew Coenen on August 17, 1940, she moved to Little Chute where she continued to reside. Orpha was a member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Little Chute. From 1948 to 1959 she was employed as a sewing instructor by the Village of Little Chute. Volunteer service was an important part of her life; from Red Cross Home Service Representative during World War II to, in later years, volunteering in the St. John Nepomucene Parish office, the parish Craft Club and Kaukauna Community Hospital Scholarship Committee. She served as province and international officer of Pi Beta Phi for 28 years, including 12 years as international treasurer. She was listed among the Who's Who of American Women, and upon her retirement in 1987, was honored with the title, Grand Treasurer Emeritus. Her cottage at White Potato Lake provided summer enjoyment and recreation for 47 years. Knitting, reading and time spent at her computer occupied the winter leisure hours.

    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David (Sandra) Coenen, Oshkosh; 2 granddaughters: Pamela (Marlyn) Evenson, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Cara Coenen, Minneapolis, Minnesota; sisters-in-law, Marian Driessen, Little Chute; Leone (Robert) Stadler, Suring; and Rose Kavanaugh, Little Chute.

    Orpha was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew, October 20, 1980; parents; in-laws: Richard (Delores) Coenen; Esther (nee Coenen)(Joseph Kuborn)(Clarence) DeBruin; Robert Driessen and Robert Kavanaugh.

    Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 31, 2011, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Little Chute, with Fr. James Hablewitz officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Little Chute. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in Orpha's name.

    Verkuilen Funeral Home

    & Cremation Services Little Chute 788 3321

    www.verkuilenfh.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on October 27, 2011.

David Andrew Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Sandra Jean Derus

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Pamela Mary Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Marlyn Evenson

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John (Jack) Clarence Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Terry Lynn Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Ashley Nicole Bailey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Shari Marie Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joshua Joseph Huot

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Jackie Ann Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

James Frances Paul

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Gerald Andrew Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Nancy Ann VanDyke

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Lisa Ann Coenen

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

Matthew J Piper

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Lynn Mary Coenen

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

Thomas Richard Coenen

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

Darryl Robert Coenen

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

James Harold Coenen

M, b. February 5, 1946, d. December 14, 1979

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Biography

  • Birth: James Harold Coenen was born on February 5, 1946 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 14, 1979, at age 33.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/7/50S.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary
    Sunday, December 16, 1979

    James Coenen
    1124 Depot St.
    Little Chute

    Age 33, died unexpectedly Friday, the results of burns received in a fire. He was born February 5, 1946 in Appleton. He had been employed by Vans Service Station, Kimberly.

    Survivors include his wife, Lois Gauerke Coenen; a daughter, Sally, and a son, Timothy, both at home; his mother, Mrs. Richard [Dolores] Coenen, Little Chute; three brothers, John, Clements, California; Gerald and Joseph, both of Little Chute; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Hinkens, Little Chute.

    The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, with the Rev. Msgr. James Vanden Hogen officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Verkuilen Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. Monday until the hour of service. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 Sunday evening at the funeral home.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena