Eulalia Ann (Lila) Steidl
F, b. September 24, 1924, d. May 7, 2011
- Birth: Eulalia Ann (Lila) Steidl was born on September 24, 1924 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Joseph F Schwalbach were married on November 5, 1942 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Eulalia Ann (Lila) Steidl died on May 7, 2011, at age 86, in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery, Darboy, Wisconsin.
- Note: Eulalia Ann Schwalbach, age 86, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Grand Horizons in Kimberly. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Hopfensperger) Steidl, born in Kaukauna on September 24, 1924. Lila graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1942. She married Joseph F. Schwalbach on November 5, 1942. Together they raised five children. They were married 65 years when Joseph died on July 29, 2008. Lila worked at Zwickers Knitting Mill for many years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Combined Locks. Lila also was a member Combined Locks Ladies Auxiliary Legion Post 10544 and the Darboy Auxiliary Legion Post 265. She was blessed with many talents, being an excellent seamstress and crocheter. Lila's penmanship was beautiful. She loved to travel, and always kept up with world events. She was a whiz at crossword puzzles. Her way with words always put a smile on your face. Lila also loved to bowl and play cards.
She is survived by her children: Joseph (Mary Lou) Schwalbach, Marianne Heckner, Ellen (Len) Opsteen, Kimberly, Susan (Ray) Palm, and Frank (Peg) Schwalbach, 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild; a brother, Edward (Margaret) Steidl; two sisters: Connie Geiger and Helen (Richard) Van Handel; sisters-in-law: Carol Steidl, Lorraine Schwalbach, and Vera Schwalbach.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; in-laws, George and Catherine Schwalbach, son-in-law, Thomas Heckner, a grandchild, Robert Heckner, her brother, Jack Steidl, brother-in-law, Kenneth Geiger, and her husband's two brothers and seven sisters.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday May 12, 2011, at ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 E. Wallace Street, Combined Locks with Fr. Andrew Kysely officiating. Friends will be received at church on Thursday from 12 Noon until the time of service. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established. Burial will take place in Holy Angels Cemetery. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family. 920-766-2099.
The family wishes to express sincere appreciation to Heartland Hospice and the Staff of Grand Horizons in Kimberly for their wonderful care and compassion.
- Graduation: She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1942.
John A Steidl
M, b. June 18, 1937, d. April 4, 2000
- Birth: John A Steidl was born on June 18, 1937 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Carol Jean Schaumann were married on August 16, 1958 in St Mary Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
- Death: John A Steidl died on April 4, 2000, at age 62, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY Wednesday, April 5, 2000
John A. Steidl (Jack)
Age 62, passed away at his home with his family at his side Tuesday, April 4, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack was born June, 18, 1937, son of the late Edward and Helen (Hopfensperger) Steidl in Kaukauna. He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1955 and attended Lawrence University. Jack was united in marriage to Carol Schaumann on August 16, 1958. He worked at Wisconsin Tissue Mills for 38 years before retiring two years ago. He was a Head Millwright, Instrument Man, Union President of Local #1279, Maintenance Supervisor at Plant #1 and a Facilitator. He took great pride in the Make A Wish Foundation's 'paper chase' for many years. He was well liked by his co-workers because of his straight forwardness, honesty, and great sense of humor. He loved working in his beautiful gardens around his home and working in his shop with wood working projects where he made things for people he cared about. Jack was also a very good fisherman and good cook. He never shied away from work, whether it was his own, his neighbor, or a family member. He loved getting evolved in big projects at work, home or one of his childrens homes. He was always there for anyone who needed him. He was a Packer fan. Jack was always attracted to any fire that might be burning along the lake shore, and always told many good stories by the camp fire with a beer. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, uncle and husband who cherished his family. He was also know to be seen sitting in front of a good paying slot machine with his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; a daughter, Jean (Dave) Dill; two sons, Ken (fiance Debbie Van) Steidl; Jim (Diane Brasch) Steidl; grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Dill, Andrew, Nicholas, Christy and Sarah Steidl, Jeremy (Julie) and Jason (Stephannie) Van; a great grandchild, Brandon; a brother, Edward (Marge) Steidl; three sisters, Helen (Rich) Van Handel, Connie (Ken) Geiger, and Lilie (Joe) Schwalbach. Jack is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends who love him and that he love dearly.
- Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1955.
Donald Paul Reinke
Kenneth A Geiger
M, b. May 10, 1922, d. May 25, 1995
- Birth: Kenneth A Geiger was born on May 10, 1922 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He was married in 1948 in Mackville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on May 25, 1995, at age 73, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St Edward Church, Mackville, Wisconsin.
Joseph F Schwalbach
M, b. August 20, 1922, d. July 19, 2008
- Birth: Joseph F Schwalbach was born on August 20, 1922 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Eulalia Ann (Lila) Steidl were married on November 5, 1942 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Joseph F Schwalbach died on July 19, 2008, at age 85.
- Burial: He was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery, Darboy, Wisconsin.
- Note: July 31, 2008
Schwalbach, Joseph "Joe" F.
Joseph "Joe" F. Schwalbach, age 85, of Combined Locks, passed away July 19, 2008. He was born August 20, 1922, in the Town of Harrison to the late George and Catherine (Renn) Schwalbach.
On November 5, 1942, Joe married the former Eulalia "Lila" Steidl in Kaukauna. The couple farmed in the Darboy and Sherwood areas. Joe also worked for Gilbert Paper Co. in Menasha for over 30 years. Joe enjoyed playing sheepshead and went on the weekly horse driven "sheepshead wagon." He enjoyed bowling, going to the casinos and spending time with his family. He was a longtime member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Combined Locks. Joe was a very proud charter member of the Calumet County 40 et 8 Voyager 1434. He was a loyal 63-year member of the Darboy and Sherwood Legions where he served as a past commander of both; he was also a past commander of the VFW Post in Combined Locks. Joe was a past president of the Gilbert Paper Co. Paperworkers Union.
He is survived by his wife of 65+ years, Lila, Combined Locks; their five children: Joe E. (Mary) Schwalbach, Sherwood; Marianne Heckner, Stoughton, WI, Ellen (Leonard) Opsteen, Kimberly; Susan (Ray) Palm, Town of Harrison; and Frank (Peg) Schwalbach, Stockbridge; 19 grandchildren, 20, great-grandchildren, two sisters: Erma Wittman, Appleton; and Sue Miller, Kimberly; two sisters-in-law: Lorraine (Honey) Schwalbach, Little Chute; and Vera Schwalbach, Darboy. He is further survived by his wife's family: Connie Geiger, Helen (Richard) Van Handel, and Ed (Marge) Steidl.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: George and Paul; sisters and brothers-in-law: Joseph Wittmann, Lucille (Carl) Grassl, Alice (John) Dietzen, George Schwalbach, Stella (Cyril) Klein, Hilary Miller, Kathryn (Leroy) Klein, Henrietta (Howard) Theisen. He was further preceded in death by his wife's family: father and mother-in-law: Ed and Helen Steidl, and brothers-in-law: Ken Geiger and Jack Steidl.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2008, at ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 E. Wallace Street, Combined Locks, with Fr. Jim Lucas officiating. Friends will be received on Friday, August 1, 2008, at the Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Drive, Kaukauna, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. concluding the evening. Friends may call again on Saturday directly at Church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Burial to take place in Holy Angles Cemetery, Darboy with Full Military Rites being performed. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in his name. 920-766-2099.
Carol Jean Schaumann
F, b. November 7, 1939, d. December 26, 2014
- Birth: Carol Jean Schaumann was born on November 7, 1939.
- Marriage: She and John A Steidl were married on August 16, 1958 in St Mary Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
- Death: Carol Jean Schaumann died on December 26, 2014, at age 75.
- Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Carol Steidl (also known as MOM, grandma, great-grandma, Aunt Jeannie, Baby or Betty) passed away at age 75. She died peacefully on Friday, December 26, 2014 after a struggle with lung and brain cancer. Carol was born at the family homestead on Lake Winnebago on November 7, 1939; she was the baby of the late Harold and Eleanor (Domkoski) Schaumann. She was a graduate of Menasha High School in 1957. In August 1958, she married John A. "Jack" Steidl, together they started a family on a piece of the Schaumann Homestead they purchased and remained there until the time of their deaths.
Jack and Carol were married for 42 years and together had three amazing children. Once the children were grown, she decided to return to school to become a Cosmetologist. She was always interested in style and for years she would style the hair of friends and family, and once she earned her degree she continued to style hair until the age of 73.
After the passing of her husband she found the Adigio Dance Studio. This is where her love for ballroom dancing began. For 14 years she learned to dance like a star. The dance studio was more than just a dance group, it was a social group and they frequently traveled in and out of the U.S. for various dance showcases. She had many special friends there, too numerous to name all. She had her loves and special friends at the studio. You are all forever in her heart.
Carol loved to be active and when she wasn't dancing or socializing she found enjoyment in the outdoors, she loved her flower gardens. She would always have a puzzle to build and built thousands, if she wasn't doing that she most likely had a crossword book in hand.
Carol is survived by her children, daughter Jean Dill (Randy "Cougar Love" Kleikamp), sons Kenneth (Debbie) Steidl and James (Diane) Steidl; grandchildren Michael and Christopher Dill; Andrew and Nick Steidl; Christie Steidl and Sarah Hernandez; Jeremy and Jason Van; great grandchildren: Kingston, Brandon, Brayden, Akela, Dusty, Dalton, Collin, and Makaila; brother Gerald (Kelly) Schaumann.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers Roy (Grace) and Bill Schaumann and two sisters Dorothy (William, Jim) Houterman-Hack, and Betty Schaumann.
Carol is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews, she loved them all and has a special place in her heart for each of them, the craziness of the families made for the best stories and many hours would be spent laughing out on the dock remembering and sharing memories. She had spunk, sass and dared to push the envelope up and to the end.
The funeral service for Carol will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL with Chaplain Jordan Kuczwara officiating. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10:30 am until the time of service. Carol was generous to many charities, in lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
Otto H Lemke
M, b. September 21, 1891, d. January 17, 1988
- Birth: Otto H Lemke was born on September 21, 1891 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Louisa Laurentine Hopfensperger were married on February 4, 1939 in St Patrick Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
- Death: Otto H Lemke died on January 17, 1988, at age 96, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
- Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY BORN: 9/21/1891 1/19/1988 DIED: 1/17/1988
Otto H. Lemke 145 Hazel St., Neenah, age 96, passed away Sunday at 7PM January 17, 1988 At Theda Clark Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born September 21, 1891 in Neenah, the son of the late Fred and Margaret (Whitpan) Lemke. He was a life long member of Emmunal United Church of Christ. He served in the US Army during World War I. He belonged to the WWI Veterans Barracks No. 2318. He was employed with Neenah Hardwood Products for 49 years, retiring in March 1961.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Hopfensperger Lemke, a son and daughter in-law, John C. (Jack) and Louise Lemke, Watertown; three grandchildren; Katie, Rob, and Abby, Watertown. He is also survived by many Nieces and Nephews. He was Preceded by five brothers and a sister. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 20, 1988, at the Immanual United Church of Christ with the Rev. Raymond Bartz officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Westgor Funeral Home, today (Tuesday) from 6 until 8 p.m. with an 8 p.m. prayer service. A memorial has been established for the church.
M, b. November 27, 1864, d. December 14, 1943
- Birth: Frederick Lemke was born on November 27, 1864 in Schleswig, Holstein, Germany.
- Marriage: He and Margaret Whitpen were married on April 27, 1889 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Frederick Lemke died on December 14, 1943, at age 79, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
F, b. December 9, 1867, d. January 18, 1939
- Birth: Margaret Whitpen was born on December 9, 1867 in Bremerhaven, Germany.
- Marriage: She and Frederick Lemke were married on April 27, 1889 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Margaret Whitpen died on January 18, 1939, at age 71, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: OLD RESIDENT HERE IS DEAD
Mrs. Fred Lemke, aged 71 years, 133 Jackson street, resident of Neenah since 1884, died at 12:40 o'clock this afternoon at Theda Clark Hospital, where she had been confined for the past 10 days. She had been ill since last August.
Mrs. Lemke was born in Germany in 1867, coming to this county in 1884 and residing in Neenah the entire time. She, and Mr. Lemke, who survives her, would have celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in April, She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church and of the Ladies Aid society of that church.
Survivors, in addition to the widower, are a daughter, Mrs. John Ballas, Neenah; four sons, Otto, Carl, Harold and Edward, all of Neenah; two sisters, Mrs. John Tessendorf and Mrs. John Wollenhoffer, Neenah, and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home and at 2 o'clock from Immanual Lutheran church, Rev. E. C. Kollath, conducting. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.