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Gertrude Theodora Baumann

F, b. January 20, 1841, d. April 21, 1927

Parents

Family: John Croell (b. May 31, 1830, d. April 29, 1887)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Theodora Baumann was born on January 20, 1841 in Alpen, Wesel, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
  • Death: She died on April 21, 1927, at age 86, in Port Edwards, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Stevens Point, Portage Co, Wisconsin.

Gertrude Helena Croell

F, b. September 16, 1895, d. July 16, 1984

Parents

Family: James Joseph Geldernich (b. August 31, 1896, d. January 29, 1940)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Helena Croell was born on September 16, 1895 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on September 16, 1895 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and James Joseph Geldernich were married on February 29, 1916 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gertrude Helena Croell died on July 16, 1984, at age 88, in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Helena Croell

F, b. February 4, 1897, d. December 5, 1923

Parents

Family: Alex Nickolas Schmalz (b. February 6, 1896, d. August 11, 1956)

Biography

  • Birth: Helena Croell was born on February 4, 1897 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on February 4, 1897 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 5, 1923, at age 26.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.

Margaret Ann Croell

F, b. March 27, 1898, d. March 26, 1970

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Family: Herbert G Adler (b. June 7, 1898, d. July 23, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Ann Croell was born on March 27, 1898.
  • Marriage: She and Herbert G Adler were married in 1916.
  • Death: Margaret Ann Croell died on March 26, 1970, at age 71, in Black River Falls, Jackson Co, Wisconsin.

Sophia M Croell

F, b. September 27, 1899, d. July 10, 1977

Parents

Family: William Martin Martens (b. February 8, 1896, d. February 3, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: Sophia M Croell was born on September 27, 1899 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William Martin Martens were married on June 23, 1919 in Chili, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Sophia M Croell died on July 10, 1977, at age 77, in Marshfield, Wood Co, Wisconsin.

Allie Gildernick

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David James Lamers

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Karl Lamers

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Bonnie K Stark

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Gregory Thomas Seremeta

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James Roland Kampo

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Chelsea Seremeta

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Nicholas James Kampo

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Dusty Kampo

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Sam Kampo

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John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits

M, b. August 13, 1898, d. July 25, 1990

Parents

Family 1: Loretta Mary McClone (b. October 28, 1907, d. June 2, 1986)

Family 2: Geraldine Miller (b. May 20, 1903, d. August 31, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits was born on August 13, 1898 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on August 14, 1898 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Loretta Mary McClone were married in St Patrick Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits and Geraldine Miller were married on April 2, 1922 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits died on July 25, 1990, at age 91, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/7/32S.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Geraldine Miller

F, b. May 20, 1903, d. August 31, 1963

Parents

Family: John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits (b. August 13, 1898, d. July 25, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Geraldine Miller was born on May 20, 1903 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Peter ("Bull Gerrits") Gerrits were married on April 2, 1922 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Geraldine Miller died on August 31, 1963, at age 60.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/7/32S.

Germaine Gertrude Gerrits

F, b. April 2, 1925, d. December 7, 2010

Parents

Family: Jerome Matthias Werner (b. December 3, 1920, d. February 8, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: Germaine Gertrude Gerrits was born on April 2, 1925.
  • Marriage: She and Jerome Matthias Werner were married on January 4, 1945 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Germaine Gertrude Gerrits died on December 7, 2010, at age 85.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Germaine G. Werner, age 85, passed away at her home on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. She was born April 2, 1925, the daughter of the late John and Geraldine (Miller) Gerrits. On January 4, 1945, she married her late husband, Jerome Werner. They shared 57 years of marriage before his passing in 2002. Germaine loved children especially her grandchildren, loved to go out to eat with her children and playing sheepshead with her brothers, sisters and her Hallmark family.

    Germaine is lovingly survived by her children: Darlene (Larry) Hansen of Greenville; grandsons: Jeremy (Renee) Hansen of Hortonville and Travis (Lisa) Hansen of Greenville; great-grandson, Drake Hansen, special niece, Anita (Chuck) Durand of Mountain Home, Idaho, who made a home with Germaine for a time; brothers and sisters: Bob (Millie) Gerrits of Appleton, Don (Lillian) Gerrits of Kaukauna, Clarice Islinger of Appleton, Roger Gerrits of Gresham, Vernadine (Jim) Welch of Little Chute, Darlene Romenesko of Little Chute, sisters-in-law: Marcella Schwahn, Doris (Elton) Lorenz, Evelyn Krueger; brother-in-law, Don Evers of Little Chute and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

    Germaine was preceded in death by her brother, Eugene Gerrits; sisters, Elaine Evers and Audrey Gerrits, brothers-in-law: Frank Islinger, Lee Romenesko, Earl Van Handel, Wally Krueger, Clarence Schwahn and sister-in-law, Leona (Al) McClone.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010, at Holy Spirit Parish in Darboy, W2796 Cty Road KK, with Fr. David Beaudry officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. The committal will be held at Holy Name Cemetery.

    Germaine's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all her extended family at Hallmark. Germaine treasured all the love and support from everyone there. Also a special thanks to Dr. William Guenther for all his exceptional care for Germaine.

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

    Mom, we know you're finally at peace with Dad. Please give him a hug and kiss from all of us.

    Jansen Fargo

    Funeral Home

    204 E. Kimberly Avenue

    Kimberly 920-788-6202

    Online condolences

    www.wichmannfargo.com.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Jerome Matthias Werner

M, b. December 3, 1920, d. February 8, 2002

Parents

Family: Germaine Gertrude Gerrits (b. April 2, 1925, d. December 7, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Jerome Matthias Werner was born on December 3, 1920 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Germaine Gertrude Gerrits were married on January 4, 1945 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Jerome Matthias Werner died on February 8, 2002, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Age 81, passed away Friday, February 8, 2002 at the Appleton Medical Center. He was born in the town of Center on December 3, 1920, son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Mueller) Werner. On January 4, 1945, he married the former Germaine Gerrits at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom; she survives. For over thirty years, Jerome was employed by the Neenah Foundry, retiring in 1986. He was well known for his woodworking skills and many friends and relatives will cherish the things he made for them. His family meant the world to him, and he always took the time to be certain they knew of his love.

    He will be deeply missed by his wife of fifty-seven years: Germaine Werner of Kimberly; a daughter: Darlene (Larry) Hansen of Greenville; two grandsons who he affectionately called “his boys”: Jeremy Hansen and his fiancee Rachel; and Travis Hansen and his special friend Brenda; three sisters: Marcella (Clarence) Schwahn of Kimberly; Doris (Elton) Lorenz of Nichols; Evelyn Krueger of Appleton. Jerome is also survived by a special niece: Anita (Chuck) Durand of Mountain Home, Idaho, who made her home with Jerome and Germaine for a time. He is further survived by Germaine’s brothers and sisters: Bob (Millie) Gerrits of Appleton, Don (Lillian) Gerrits of Kaukauna, Eugene (Lois) Gerrits of Appleton, Clarice (Frank) Islinger of Appleton, Roger Gerrits of Gresham, Vernadine (Jim) Welch of Little Chute, Darlene (Lee) Romenesko of Little Chute, and Elaine (Don) Evers of Little Chute; a brother-in-law: Earl Van Handel of Little Chute as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Leona (Al) McClone, Germaine’s parents John and Geraldine Gerrits, Germaine’s step-mother Loretta Gerrits, a brother-in-law Wally Krueger, and a sister-in-law Audrey Van Handel.

    The funeral liturgy for Jerome will be held at 5:00 PM on Monday, February 11, 2002 at HOLY NAME CATHOLIC CHURCH, 600 E. Kimberly Avenue in Kimberly with Fr. Dennis Bergsbaken officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, directly at the church from 3:00 PM until the hour of the liturgy.

    The family would like to extend their thanks to the medical staff at 2-South at the Appleton Medical Center for your wonderful care. Each of you is so very special, and we know that Dad could have been in no better hands.

    Words cannot express the gratitude that we feel for Nolan Gnewuch, whose dedication to our family, whose commitment to frequent visits and prayers, whose special help during the decision making, and whose most gentle manner made the our recent days bearable. Thank you so very much Nolan. We will always treasure the time you spent with us.


    Jansen Fargo Funeral Home 204 E. Kimberly Avenue Kimberly, Wisconsin 54136 920-788-6202.

Darlene Ann Werner

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joseph Werner

M, b. circa 1890

Parents

Family: Katherine Mueller (b. September 3, 1891)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Werner was born circa 1890.
  • Marriage: He and Katherine Mueller were married on November 28, 1916 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Katherine Mueller

F, b. September 3, 1891

Parents

Family: Joseph Werner (b. circa 1890)

Biography

  • Birth: Katherine Mueller was born on September 3, 1891.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph Werner were married on November 28, 1916 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Larry A Hansen

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