Little Chute Historical Society

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Dean Marshall Johnson

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Julie Cady

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Karen Reince

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Sharon Lynn Wulterkens

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Family: Dennis William Lenz (b. January 20, 1949, d. April 13, 2017)

William Eugene Kappell

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  • Birth: William Eugene Kappell was born on July 6, 1951 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 31, 2014, at age 63, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: William E. Kappell, 63, of Little Chute, passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee with his family by his side. Bill was born on July 6, 1951, son of the late Joseph and Nona (Jury) Kappell. Bill was a graduate of Little Chute High School Class of 1969. Bill worked at Thilmany's until his retirement in 2010. Bill met the love of his life in the eighth grade, and married her on July 15, 1972, at St. Johns Catholic Church in Little Chute.

    Bill enjoyed camping, riding his motorcycle, listening to music, loved working on cars and participating in car shows with his family and friends. Bill loved and cherished every one of his grandchildren and they all had a very special place in his heart.

    William is survived by his wife, Diane; three children, Adam (Becky), Bob (Jenny) and Bonnie (friend Kevin LaMarche) Kappell; seven grandchildren, Carver, Caitlyn, Riley, Payson, Emmett, Lizzy and Ocean; three brothers, Phil (Bobbie), John (Linda) and Joe Kappell; four sisters, Chris Kappell, Sue (Casey) Last, Kathy (Tim) Laha and Carol (Jim) Brighum; as well as many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    Bill is preceded in death by his parents his brother, Jim and his mother and father in law, Cletus and Marie Lenz.

    Visitation will be held at O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME (1776 E. Main Street, Little Chute) on Monday, January 5, 2015 from 4:00 pm until the time of funeral service at 6:00 pm with Rev. Bill Lenz officiating. To sign the guest book, please visit www.oconnellfh.com.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Little Chute High School in 1969.

Bret Dennis Lenz

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Family 2: Tara Ann Markel

Adam Joseph Kappell

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Robert John Kappell

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Bonnie Marie Kappell

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Becky Lynn Strong

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Sean Lenz

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Morgan Lenz

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Makayla Megan Lenz

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Mary Lenz

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  • Birth: Mary Lenz was born on December 23, 1947.
  • Death: She died on December 23, 1947, at age 0.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/4/11.

Frank R Appleton

M, b. October 13, 1884, d. March 6, 1970

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Family: Anna Nienhaus (b. November 30, 1897, d. July 18, 1974)

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  • Birth: Frank R Appleton was born on October 13, 1884 in Town of Osborn, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Nienhaus were married on October 31, 1911 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Frank R Appleton died on March 6, 1970, at age 85.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Anna Nienhaus

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Family: Frank R Appleton (b. October 13, 1884, d. March 6, 1970)

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  • Birth: Anna Nienhaus was born on November 30, 1897 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Frank R Appleton were married on October 31, 1911 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anna Nienhaus died on July 18, 1974, at age 76.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Orville Francis Appleton

M, b. August 11, 1912, d. January 13, 2002

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  • Birth: Orville Francis Appleton was born on August 11, 1912 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Irene Rose Garvey were married on April 30, 1936 in Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Orville Francis Appleton died on January 13, 2002, at age 89, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton, Orville F. Post-Crescent, The (Appleton, WI) January 16, 2002 Freedom Age 89, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2002, at his home. He was born August 11, 1912, in Freedom son of the late Frank and Anna (Nienhaus) Appleton. On April 30, 1936, he married Irene Garvey at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Oneida. She preceded him in death on March 22, 2001. Together they farmed in Oneida Township until their retirement in 1974. Orville represented the Town of Oneida on the Board of Education for the Freedom School District. He served as a director of the Freedom State Bank, presently known as Bank One, from 1960 to 1986. Orville was a charter member of the Freedom Lions Club. Lions International honored him with the distinguished Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for outstanding community service. Orville was a charter member and was granted a life-time honorary membership in the Knights of Columbus, Council 8061, Freedom. He was a member of the Freedom Golden Agers and a life-long member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom.

    Survivors include his children: Margaret (Lee) Blohm, Appleton Betty (Joe) Garvey, Freedom Jim (Dot) Appleton, Green Bay Pat (Gwen) Appleton, Scottsdale, Arizona Karl (Barb) Appleton, Green Bay Barb (Mike) Schneider, Freedom Ann (Archie) Stam, Green Bay 18 grandchildren: Laura (Craig) Pitts, Glen Ellyn, Illinois Patrick (Carolyn) Blohm, Jacksonville, Florida Kathy (Todd Sattler) Blohm, Bismarck, North Dakota Brenda (Steve Benck) Blohm, Portage Maria (Jim) Ellis, Atlanta, Georgia Christopher Blohm, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Joe (Sara) Garvey, Dusseldorf, Germany John (Chelse) Garvey, Freedom Dan (fiancee Nicole) Garvey, Sheboygan Dawn (Dan) Degeneffe, Todd (Lori) Appleton, Jim (Kim) Appleton, and Jason (Nikki) Appleton, all of Green Bay Patrick Appleton II and Michael Appleton, both of Scottsdale, Arizona Andrea Appleton, Davenport, Iowa Ryan Scherer, Menomonie Megan Stam, Green Bay 28 great-grandchildren a sister, Mary (Clarence) Schlimm, Freedom a brother, Robert Appleton, Oneida. He is further survived by his wife's family: Mike (Florence) Garvey, Oneida Bill (Rosemary) Garvey, Appleton Robert "Buzz" (Grace) Garvey, Freedom and a sister-in-law, Linda Garvey, Oneida.

    He was preceded in death by two sisters-in-law, June Appleton and Kay Appleton and a brother-in-law, Jim Garvey.

    Friends may call Thursday, January 17th, at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, from 3 to 8 p.m., with a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. until the cortege leaves for the church. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Church, Freedom, with Fr. Dannis Ryan officiating.

    The family wishes to thank his faithful caregivers who made it possible for our Dad to remain in the comfort of his home.

Irene Rose Garvey

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  • Birth: Irene Rose Garvey was born on October 25, 1915 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Orville Francis Appleton were married on April 30, 1936 in Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Irene Rose Garvey died on March 22, 2001, at age 85, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Margaret Ann Appleton

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Elizabeth Jean Appleton

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Patrick Michael Appleton

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Karl William Appleton

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Barbara Mary Appleton

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Family 2: Jeffrey Lee Scherer (b. June 5, 1951, d. January 13, 2018)