Ann Marie Appleton
LeRoy James Blohm
M, b. August 26, 1934, d. May 12, 2014
- Birth: LeRoy James Blohm was born on August 26, 1934 in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He was married on June 20, 1959 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on May 12, 2014, at age 79.
- Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: LeRoy J. "Lee" Blohm
1934 - 2014
LeRoy Blohm, formally of Appleton WI, died on Monday, May 12, 2014.
Lee was born August 26, 1934, at home on the family dairy farm near Seymour, WI, the third in the family of nine children of Herbert and Delores (Hurst) Blohm. He was baptized and confirmed at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, WI.
Lee's early education was in a one-room rural school, and he graduated from Seymour High School, Class of '53. He went on to attend the University of Wisconsin - Madison, earning a degree in Bacteriology and Dairy Science. While at UW, he completed ROTC training and was commissioned as a U.S. Army Officer. He trained with the 101st Airborne Division at Ft Benning, GA.
Lee married Margaret Appleton at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom WI, on June 20, 1959. During the next 54 years, they lived in Bonduel, Shawano and Marshfield, WI. They also made a home for their six children in Walnut, and Princeton, IL. Lee was formally employed by Consolidated Badger Inc. and Avanti Foods. He was a licensed Wisconsin cheesemaker and certified cheese grader. Lee was also the owner and proprietor of the Cheddar House in Princeton, IL.
Throughout his lifetime, Lee was of service to these communities as a member of his church, educational groups, and several organizations including Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association, Knights of Columbus and Pheasants Forever. Lee was also very committed to his work with Gateway Services for Disabled Adults and Children, including regularly hiring disabled individuals as seasonal employees in the business.
Following his retirement in 1994, Lee and Margaret lived in Freedom and Appleton WI. After they moved to Appleton, he worked at Cardinal Health. He was a member of the Oilers Investment Group and the Wisconsin/Nicaragua Partnership and served a volunteer assignment in Nicaragua to evaluate dairy sanitation and cheese production. His work with the Partners organization brought two Nicaraguans to visit the U.S.A. With the cooperation of several dairy farmers and Wisconsin cheese factories, they experienced modern dairy and cheese production methods.
Lee is survived by his wife Margaret, his six children and their families: Laura (Craig) Pitts and son Eric of Glen Ellyn, IL; Dr. Patrick (Carolyn) Blohm and sons Matthew and Nicholas of Savannah, GA; Dr. Kathy Blohm (Todd Sattler) and their children Adam, Emma and Julia of Bismark, ND; Dr. Brenda Blohm (Steve Benck) and their children Erin, Rachel, Emmett and Owen of Portage, WI; Maria (Jim) Ellis and their children Charlie and Margaret of Glen Ellyn, IL; Christopher (Naomi) Blohm and their sons Oscar and Orville of Fond du Lac, WI.
His surviving family includes his brothers and sisters and their families: Melvin (Ruth) Blohm, Seymour WI.; Donald Blohm, Lowell MI; Lois Buelow, Appleton WI; Carol (Bob) Ganzel, Lakewood WI; Joanne Blohm and special friend Bob Pfister, Alta, CA; David (Jane) Blohm, Neenah, WI; and brother-in-law Glenn Wichman , Mountain, WI.
Survivors also include Margaret's family: Betty (Joe) Garvey, Freedom, WI; Jim (Dot) Appleton, Green Bay, WI; Patrick (Gwen) Appleton, Scottsdale, AZ; Karl (Barb) Appleton, Green Bay, WI; Barb (Mike) Schneider, Appleton, WI; and Ann (Archie) Stam, Oshkosh, WI.
Lee is also survived by his four God-children: Shari Geske, Patrick Appleton II, Jason Appleton, and Craig Blohm. He is furthered survived by twenty-eight nieces and nephews, many dear friends who were always available for a cup of coffee and lively conversation.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Beverly Weber, Janice Wichman and brothers-in-law Tom Buelow, Bob Weber, sister-in-law Naomi Blohm, Margaret's parents Orville and Irene Appleton and four nephews.
The funeral liturgy for Lee will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 W. Lawrence Street in Appleton. Celebrant will be Fr. Jim Leary, O.F.M. Cap, assisted by Fr. David Belongea, O.F.M. Cap and Deacon Mark Farrell. The visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Wichmann Funeral Home downtown chapel, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of mass. Committal services will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with full military honors. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
Joseph Damian Garvey
Gwendolyn Lydia Sickler
Maureen Patricia Golden
Mary Elizabeth Appleton
F, b. February 20, 1915, d. July 14, 2006
- Birth: Mary Elizabeth Appleton was born on February 20, 1915.
- Marriage: She and Clarence Henry Schlimm were married on August 24, 1938.
- Death: Mary Elizabeth Appleton died on July 14, 2006, at age 91, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Graduation: She graduated from Freedom High School.
- Note: July 16, 2006
Schlimm, Mary Elizabeth Mary E. "nee Appleton" Schlimm, 91, of rural Seymour, passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2006. Her death occurred at the rural Appleton home of her daughter and son-in-law, Fran and Jim Kieffer. Mary was surrounded by three generations of her family. Mary was born February 20, 1915, the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Nienhaus) Appleton. She graduated from Freedom High School and was a member of the first graduating class of the new school. She attended Oshkosh Normal School and graduated from Outagamie County Normal School. Mary taught at the Elm Hill School, a one room school, for several years. On August 24, 1938, Mary was united in marriage with Clarence H. Schlimm of Greenville, WI. The festive celebration was held under tents at the farm homesteaded by her parents, Frank and Anna Appleton. After marriage, they farmed briefly in Greenville, moved to Appleton for a short time, then to the home farm in Oneida. Upon retirement of Frank and Anna in 1949, Mary and Clarence, with their children, farmed until their retirement in 1977. They celebrated 64 years of marriage together. Clarence preceded her in death January of 2003. Mary was a spirited, intelligent woman, who faced joys and sorrows with faith in her God, hard-work ethic and undaunted energy. She managed home and hearth while living with a lifetime of severe hearing loss. She and Clarence and their family faced many medical challenges. She loved vacationing at Lac du Lune, at Land O'Lakes, Wis. The lodge there provided the perfect setting for the creation of wonderful memories through the decades, as the extended family interacted in that lovely spot, which had been obtained by her father in the 1930's. She inherited her father's storytelling skills, loved poetry, cards, the Packers, Homemaker's Group and bowling. Mary was a long-time member of St. Nicholas Congregation and visited parish shut-ins. She cherished her family, friends and neighbors. We loved her and miss her.
Mary is survived by, her children, Professor Emerita Dorothy Schlimm-Sand (John Sand), Cambridge,Wis.; Mary Ann "Jo" Schlimm, Seymour; Nancy Carlson, Iron Mountain, Mich.; Fran (Jim) Kieffer, Appleton; Robert (Cindy) Schlimm, Seymour; grandchildren, Cristian (Misty) Carlson, Bullhead, Ariz.; Marisa Carlson, St. Paul, Minn.; Dr. Nicole Kieffer (Dr. Claudius Mahr) Evanston, Ill.; Margo and Lesley Kieffer, Appleton; Thomas, Daniel and Anna Schlimm, Seymour; and her great-grandchild, Dominuque Harris Carlson, Iron Mountain, Mich. She is further survived by, her brother, Robert Appleton, De Pere, Wis.; her sisters-in-law, Alice (Leighton) Larson, Kimberly; and Catherine Schlimm, Greenville. Mary is also survived by, many nieces and nephews, all of whom she greatly enjoyed throughout her lifetime.
She was preceded in death by, her parents; her husband, Clarence; her brother, Orville Appleton; her father-in-law, Harry Schlimm; her mother-in-law, Helen (Hopfensperger) Schlimm; her sisters-in-law, June Appleton, Irene Appleton, Kay Appleton, Viola Schlimm, Sr. Melita Schlimm; and a brother-in-law Clement Schlimm.
The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, N4008 Cty. Rd. E, Freedom, with Father John Schuetze and Father Jim Hablewitz concelebrating. There will be no public visitation prior to the Mass, per Mary's wishes. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers or other expressions of sympathy, a memorial has been established in Mary's name.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.boettcher funeralhomes.com.
Robert Joseph Appleton
M, b. November 27, 1917, d. May 15, 2010
- Birth: Robert Joseph Appleton was born on November 27, 1917 in Town of Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and June R Behling were married on April 26, 1938.
- Marriage: Robert Joseph Appleton and Catherine Mary (Kay) Chmela were married on January 5, 1979.
- Death: Robert Joseph Appleton died on May 15, 2010, at age 92.
- Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Robert J. "Bob" Appleton peacefully entered into eternal life on Saturday, May 15, 2010. Bob was born in the Town of Freedom, on Nov. 27, 1917, to Anna (Nienhaus) and Frank Appleton. He graduated from Freedom High School and attended St. Norbert College for three years. Bob married his high school sweetheart, June Behling.
In 1941, Bob and June moved to Oneida, where they owned and operated Appleton's Service and Repair and June's Drive-In. In 1968, they moved to Tucson, Ariz., for Bob's health. There they owned and operated The Lazy A Mobile Home Park until June's death in 1976.
Bob married Kay Vissers in 1976. She preceded him in death in 1998.
Bob followed the sun. He loved winters in Arizona with Bobby and Lynda. When he returned to Wisconsin, he looked forward to fishing at the LacDaLune or The Bay of Green Bay with Kathy, Duane, Woody and Rob. Bob loved to play cards and cribbage was his game.
To Bob, the month of June meant strawberries and October meant wild grapes. He loved berry picking with Mary Claire. Bob never met a stranger. He truly enjoyed visiting and socializing with people. He was a devout Catholic and had a particular love for the prayers of the Rosary.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary Claire (George) Brucks; son, Francis Robert "Bob" (Lynda) Appleton; and daughter Catherine "Kathy" (Duane) Reha; grandchildren, Kelly J. (Terry "Woody") Witthuhn, Keith "Pete" (Jamie) Appleton, Renee (Rob) Greene, Richelle (Bob) Lingnofski, Kris (Ben) Chanek, Kim Smith and Kerry Appleton; great-grandchildren, Melissa Witthuhn, Brooke and Jacob Appleton, Allyson and Autumn Greene, and Ava Claire Lingnofski, Taylor and Jordan Chanek, Brandon Robert, Jacob, and Trinity Smith, and Paige Krislyn Appleton; a sister-in-law, Peggy Yadon; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob is further survived by his special friend, Evelyn Roffers. Bob will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary (Clarence) Schlimm; brother, Orville (Irene) Appleton; his wife, June; and their baby son, Harry Neil "Kelly"; his wife, Kay; and his son-in-law, Bruce J. Schroeder.
Friends may call at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oneida, on Thursday, May 20, 2010, from 9 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Fr. Dave Duffeck and Fr. George Lenzner will concelebrate. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Bob's memory.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com.
A special thank you to granddaughter, Renee Greene, for all the loving care she gave to Grandpa in recent years. Thank you also to the staff of San Luis Manor and Heartland Hospice for all your care.
Clarence Henry Schlimm
M, b. April 15, 1912, d. January 3, 2003
- Birth: Clarence Henry Schlimm was born on April 15, 1912 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Mary Elizabeth Appleton were married on August 24, 1938.
- Death: Clarence Henry Schlimm died on January 3, 2003, at age 90, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY Sunday, January 5, 2003 Schlimm, Clarence H.
Age 90, passed away Friday morning, January 3, 2003, surrounded by four generations of his family. His death occurred at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin.Clarence was born April 15, 1912. He was the son of the late Henry and Helena (Hopfensberger) Schlimm. Clarence ran the family farm for his mother, upon the early death of his father in 1936. He graduated from St. Joseph Catholic grade school in Appleton in 1926, sacrificing a high school education for his family. On August 24, 1938, he was united in marriage with Mary Elizabeth Appleton of Seymour, Wisconsin. The ceremony was held at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom, and the festive wedding celebration was held under tents at the home of the bride’s parents, Frank and Anna Appleton. Upon marriage, Clarence also farmed acreage adjacent to the family’s farm. When highway construction in this Greenville area intervened, Clarence and Mary moved to Appleton, where Clarence worked for Fountain Lumber Company for one year. Clarence and Mary moved to the Freedom area farm of Mary’s parents upon Frank and Anna’s retirement in 1949. With their children, Clarence and Mary farmed until their retirement in 1977.
Clarence was a member of St. Nicholas Congregation in Freedom for 55 years. He enjoyed vacationing at Lac Du Lune in Land O’Lakes, Wisconsin since 1941. There he enjoyed fishing, teaching the children to water ski, and wonderfully homecooked meals which often involved groups of family members up to 45 in number. Although he enjoyed the technology of new cars and farm implements, he would always go back to reminisce about the days of the horse, buggy and cutter.
Clarence is survived by his wife Mary, his wife of 64 years and by his children: Professor Emeritus Dorothy Schlimm-Sand , (John Sand), Cambridge, Wisconsin; Mary Ann Jo Schlimm, Seymour; Nancy Carlson, Iron Mountain, Michigan; Fran (Jim) Kiefer, Appleton; Robert (Cindy) Schlimm, Seymour, Wisconsin; grandchildren: Cristian (Misty) Carlson, St. Paul, Minnesota; Marisa Carlson, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dr. Nicole Kieffer, Oak Park, Illinois; Margo Kieffer, Appleton; Lesley Kieffer, Chicago, Illinois; Tom, Dan and Anna Schlimm, Seymour. His great-grandchild, Dominique Harris Carlson, Iron Mountain, Michigan. Clarence is further survived by two sisters: Sister Melita Schlimm, Manitowoc; Alice (Leighton) Larson, Kimberly; and a sister-in-law, Katie Schlimm, Greenville; and a brother-in-law, Robert Appleton, De Pere/Tucson, Arizona. Clarence was also survived by many nieces and nephews, all of whom he enjoyed throughout his lifetime.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Viola; his brother, Clement; father-in-law, Frank Appleton, mother-in-law, Anna Nienhaus Appleton; his brother-in-law, Orville Appleton; and sisters-in-law, Irene, June and Kay Appleton. Friends may call at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, on Tuesday, January 7, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon with Father Dennis Ryan officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery. The Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed to the benefit of St. Nicholas School, Freedom.
The Schlimm family extends gratitude to St. Vincent Dialysis Center in Green Bay as well as Kathy Brockman for their nurturing and professional care of our husband/father/grandfather Clarence, these past 12 months. There are angels among us.
Walking with Grandpa I like to walk with Grandpa, his steps are short like mine. He doesn’t say “Now hurry up,” he always takes his time. I like to walk with Grandpa, his eyes see things like mine do, wee pebbles bright, a funny cloud, hidden drops of dew, most people have to hurry, they do not stop and see-I’m glad that God made Grandpa, unrushed and young like me.
Anna Christine Hermes
F, b. October 11, 1891, d. May 1954
- Father: John Hermes (b. September 13, 1858, d. December 6, 1922)
- Mother: Anna Wakata (b. March 31, 1852, d. May 29, 1926)
Family: Anton VanLanen (b. December 24, 1886, d. December 11, 1975)
- Jean VanLanen
- Lloyd VanLanen
- Gerald VanLanen
- Jerome Arnold VanLanen (b. February 28, 1914, d. January 24, 2007)
- Lawrence VanLanen (b. January 18, 1915, d. May 7, 1981)
- Marie VanLanen (b. February 7, 1916, d. August 21, 2010)
- Loretta VanLanen (b. May 18, 1917, d. December 22, 2010)
- Lorraine VanLanen (b. May 18, 1917)
- Rachel H VanLanen (b. April 30, 1920, d. June 30, 2002)
- Richard VanLanen (b. May 1, 1920, d. March 13, 1997)
- Genevieve Anne VanLanen (b. November 5, 1921, d. May 20, 2002)
- Dorothy VanLanen
- Doris Marie VanLanen (b. February 24, 1924, d. April 4, 2012)
- John VanLanen (b. 1926, d. 1927)
- Birth: Anna Christine Hermes was born on October 11, 1891 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: She died in May 1954, at age 62, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
David Donald Arndt
F, b. September 25, 1927, d. January 14, 2002
- Birth: Alice Welhouse was born on September 25, 1927 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Donn Joseph Garrigan were married on October 26, 1955.
- Death: Alice Welhouse died on January 14, 2002, at age 74, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Garrigan, Alice A.
Age 74, passed away Monday, January 14, 2002 at Appleton Medical Center. She was born September 25, 1927 in Kaukauna, daughter of the late Joseph and Johanna (Van Linn) Welhouse. She married Donn Joseph Garrigan October 26, 1955, sharing 19 years together before his death January 11, 1975. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Patty Garrigan, Appleton three sons and a daughter-in-law: Kelly Garrigan, Appleton Kevin and Linda Garrigan, Appleton Pat Garrigan, Appleton three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Jerome and Margaret Welhouse, Kaukauna Harold Welhouse, Kaukauna James (Jake) and Maxine Welhouse, Appleton six grandchildren: Katie, Kyle, Amber, Amanda, Melissa and Brittany a great-granddaughter, Leigha Garrigan a very special friend, Alice Kasten her faithful dog, Kody. She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy a brother, Eugene Welhouse a sister, Agnes Sanders a brother-in-law, James Welhouse two sisters-in-law: Rosemary Welhouse and Roseann Welhouse. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated 7 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2002 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church with the Rev. Gerald Falk officiating. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. Friends may call directly at the church on Thursday from 6 p.m. until the time of service.
606 N. Oneida St. Appleton
Donn Joseph Garrigan
M, b. May 15, 1925, d. January 11, 1975
- Birth: Donn Joseph Garrigan was born on May 15, 1925 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Alice Welhouse were married on October 26, 1955.
- Death: Donn Joseph Garrigan died on January 11, 1975, at age 49, in Athelstane, Marinette Co, Wisconsin.
Kelly Michael Garrigan
Kevin Mark Garrigan
M, b. May 3, 1965, d. August 14, 2012
- Birth: Patrick Garrigan was born on May 3, 1965 in Monroe, Green Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on August 14, 2012, at age 47, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: 'Hummbard'
47, Appleton, passed away unexpectedly August 14, 2012 at Appleton Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 3, 1965 to the late Donn and Alice (Welhouse) Garrigan in Monroe, WI. Pat graduated from Xavier High School in 1984 and enjoyed playing soccer. He was a sports enthusiast and fan of: Nascar, Football, Baseball and belonged to and supported the N.R.A. His twin sister, Patty and Patrick enjoyed listening to good music together. Patrick also enjoyed hunting with his brothers.
He will be greatly missed by his twin sister, Patty Garrigan, brothers: Kelly Garrigan and Kevin (Linda) Garrigan all of Appleton; 4 nieces: Amber which is also Pat's Godchild, Amanda (Dustin) Heimerl; Melissa (Brian) Burroughs and Katie (Mike) Niemuth and his god-child and nephew, Kyle; Great nieces and nephews: Bryson, Leigha, Hailee, Connor, Austin, Kayden and Cullen. He is also survived by a special family friend, Annie who Pat also cared for.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Tim.
There will be private family services held for Pat and he will be laid to rest in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.
The family would like to thank the AMC ICU Care Team especially: Kym, Eric and Will for their exceptional care of Pat and his family.
- Graduation: He graduated from Xavier High School, Appleton, in 1984.
Linda Mary Bastian
Jerome Henry Welhouse
M, b. March 17, 1915, d. February 2, 2008
- Birth: Jerome Henry Welhouse was born on March 17, 1915.
- Marriage: He and Margaret Amelia Grishaber were married on May 14, 1940 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Jerome Henry Welhouse died on February 2, 2008, at age 92.
- Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
- Note: February 3, 2008
Welhouse, Jerome Henry Patrick "Romey"
Jerome H. Welhouse, Kaukauna, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at the age of 92, with his family at his side. He was born March 17, 1915, to the late Joseph and Johanna (Van Linn) Welhouse and has been a Kaukauna resident all of his life. Jerome married Margaret Imelia Grishaber on May 14, 1940, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton. He was involved with his father and brothers in the construction business and then established the Jerome Welhouse Construction Company. Jerome was a member of St. Katherine Drexel Parish, Kaukauna.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Welhouse; six children, David (Kathy) Welhouse, Donald (Audrey) Welhouse and Janet (Gary) Schwalenberg, all of Kaukauna; Dennis Welhouse, Chardon, Ohio; Jerry (Mary) Welhouse, High Cliff; and Gregory (Lori) Welhouse, Kaukauna; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Welhouse, Kaukauna; sisters-in-law, Ginger (Don) Stuyvenberg, Darboy; and Maxine Welhouse, Appleton. Jerome is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Eugene and James (Rosemary) Welhouse; sisters, Agnes (Jim) Sanders and Alice (Don) Garrigan; and sister-in-law, Rose Welhouse.
The funeral liturgy for Jerome will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH-ST. ALOYSIUS, 2401 Main Avenue, Kaukauna, with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. until the time of mass.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name.
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Margaret Amelia Grishaber
F, b. August 7, 1918, d. January 30, 2015
- Birth: Margaret Amelia Grishaber was born on August 7, 1918 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Jerome Henry Welhouse were married on May 14, 1940 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Margaret Amelia Grishaber died on January 30, 2015, at age 96, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
- Note: Margaret Amelia Rose (nee Grishaber) Welhouse age 96, formerly of Kaukauna passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Prairie Homes Elder Services in Menasha surrounded by her loving family. God saw that she was tired so he wrapped his arms around her and took her to her heavenly home. She was born on August 7, 1918 in Appleton, daughter of the late Conrad and Theresa (Forster) Grishaber. Margaret was united in marriage to Jerome H. Welhouse, the love of her life, on May 14, 1940 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Appleton and was happily married for 67 years. Margaret was a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and sister-in-law. She was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Kaukauna. She enjoyed doing things for her family and the monthly get togethers with her sisters. They both enjoyed spending time at their cabin on Bear Lake, just outside of Lakewood, and going to the Casino. Margaret loved sitting on the dock listening to the Loons. She was a terrific homemaker, as you can still smell the homemade bread baking in her kitchen.
Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her six children: David (Kathy) Welhouse of Kaukauna, Donald (Audrey) Welhouse of Kaukauna, Janet (Gary) Schwalenberg of Kaukauna, Dennis Welhouse of Aurora, Ohio, Jerry (Mary Beth) Welhouse of Sherwood and Gregory (Lori) Welhouse of Kaukauna; 17 grandchildren: Mark, Paul (Diane) and Chad (Shelly) Welhouse; Steve (Lisa) Thompson-Welhouse and Terri (Frank) Welhouse-Mehring; Lori, Daniel, Sheri and Jennifer Schwalenberg: Joe, Matt (Heather), Patti (Matthew) McKendry and Maggie (Jeremy) Lee: Eric (Mindy), Adam (Jennifer) and Alex Welhouse; Alicia Welhouse. 24 great-grandchildren: Kevin, Carrisa, Kyle, and Cassidy Welhouse, Hannah Beckwith and Sophie Beckwith; Grace, James, June, Elena, Blake, Evelyn, Truett, Breanna, Colton, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and James Welhouse; Henry Welhouse-Mehring; Alexis Schwalenberg; Julie, Denise, Marian and Robbie Lee.
Margaret is survived and will be dearly missed by her three sisters and brother: Gertie Gaffney, Virginia Grishaber, Bette Wingrove and Tom (Corrine) Grishaber: sisters-in-law: Dorothy Grishaber, Ginger (Welhouse) Stuyvenbery and Maxine Welhouse, and many nieces and nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jerome in 2008, sisters: Mary (John) Michalkiewicz and Louise "Tudy" (Ben) Davidson; brothers: Leo, Arnold (Margaret), Paul (Loretta), Robert, Daniel, Harold (Betty) and Richard (Gertie) Grishaber; sisters-in-law: Agnes (James) Sanders and Alice (Donald) Garrigan; brothers-in-law: Nicholas Gaffney, Jack Wingrove, Harold (Rose) Welhouse, James (Rosemary) Welhouse and Eugene Welhouse and granddaughter, Kathleen "Katie" Welhouse and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral liturgy for Margaret will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH, ST. ALOYSIUS CHURCH, 2401 Main Avenue in Kaukauna with Father Jerry Pastors officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends will be received at the church from 10:00 am until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials are being established in her name. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
Margaret's family would like to give a very special "Thank You" to all of the wonderful people in the House of Joy at Prairie Homes Elder Services in Menasha for the loving care they gave her along with the many laughs they had together. Her family knew from getting to know all of them that Mom was being well taken care of. Her family is also very grateful to all of her doctors that cared so much, especially, Dr. Gregory Johnson. A heartfelt thank you to every one at ThedaCare At Home and Generation Hospice, for the excellent caring compassion shown to our family.
James H (Jake) Welhouse
M, b. May 17, 1919, d. October 3, 2004
- Birth: James H (Jake) Welhouse was born on May 17, 1919 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Rosemary T McCann were married on September 18, 1941.
- Marriage: James H (Jake) Welhouse and Betty Maxine Elliott were married on August 29, 1987.
- Death: James H (Jake) Welhouse died on October 3, 2004, at age 85, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
Rosemary T McCann
F, b. December 3, 1922, d. March 21, 1984
- Birth: Rosemary T McCann was born on December 3, 1922 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and James H (Jake) Welhouse were married on September 18, 1941.
- Death: Rosemary T McCann died on March 21, 1984, at age 61.
- Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
M, b. June 22, 1925, d. January 9, 1988
- Birth: Eugene Welhouse was born on June 22, 1925 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on January 9, 1988, at age 62, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary Sunday, January 10, 1988
Eugene J. Welhouse [Gene] 1330 Buchanan Rd. Kaukauna
Age 62, died Saturday, January 9, 1988 after a long illness. He was born June 22, 1925 in Kaukauna to the late Joseph and Johanna [Van Linn] Welhouse. He lived and worked in the area all his life as a carpenter. He was a World War Ii U.S. Air Force veteran and an avid sportsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kaukauna, and the Carpenter's Union.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia [Ginger Vanden Heuvel] Welhouse; three brothers and sisters in-law, Jerome and Margaret Welhouse; Harold and Rose Ann, all of Kaukauna' James and Maxine of Appleton; two sisters and on brother in-law, Agnes and James Sanders, Menasha, and Alice Garrigan, Appleton; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Funerals services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kaukauna, with the Rev. Theodore Hendricks officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Greenwood-Fargo Funeral Home, 500 Hendricks Ave., Kaukauna, from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, and the cortege leaves for the church. There will be a prayed service at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been sestalished in his name.
M, b. January 21, 1957, d. May 26, 1978
- Birth: Timothy Garrigan was born on January 21, 1957.
- Death: He died on May 26, 1978, at age 21, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Car accident.