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Emily Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Danielle Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Tayler Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Stephen George Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Adam Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Verna Dorothy Ambrosius

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Family: John LeRoy (b. December 2, 1922, d. February 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: Verna Dorothy Ambrosius was born on January 4, 1924 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on October 18, 2002, at age 78.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

Clara Ann Ambrosius

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Family: Kenneth Kamps

John LeRoy

M, b. December 2, 1922, d. February 1978

Family: Verna Dorothy Ambrosius (b. January 4, 1924, d. October 18, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: John LeRoy was born on December 2, 1922.
  • Death: He died in February 1978, at age 55.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

Kenneth Kamps

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Family: Clara Ann Ambrosius

Marlin William Ambrosius

M, b. May 2, 1937, d. May 12, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Marlin William Ambrosius was born on May 2, 1937 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 12, 2016, at age 79.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Marlin "Darky" Ambrosius, 79, De Pere, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was born on May 2, 1937 to the late Louis and Marie (Minten) Ambrosius in Wrightstown. After graduating from Wrightstown High School in 1955, Marlin served his country in the United States Army from 1955-1957. After his return from Germany, he married Marilyn Vander Bloomen on June 3, 1958 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, De Pere. Marlin was a truck driver for over 40 years, logging over 5 million miles with an excellent driving record. He was awarded and commended "Driver of the Month", December 1993 for the State of Wisconsin. After his retirement, Marlin drove tour bus for Lamers. Throughout his life, Marlin enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, golfing and traveling. He was an avid Brewers and Packers fan, attending many games with family and friends. Marlin loved reading, politics, history and making people laugh. Marlin's greatest passion was attending his grandchildren's activities.

    Marlin is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; daughters, Laura Quinette, Jean Patterson, Karen (Scott) Tate, Lisa (Gary) Podraza, Amy (Jerry) Lancelle; son, Jeff (Cathy) Ambrosius; grandchildren, Courtney (Sam) Gerges, Sam Patterson, Nick Patterson, Megan (Ben) Ambrosius-Ward, Mackenzie Ambrosius, Stephanie Tate, Austin Podraza, Lexi Podraza, Billy (Chelsea) Lancelle, Maria Lancelle; great-grandchild, Riley Gerges; his sister, Clara (Ken) Kamps; brother-in-law, Carl Verstegen; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Ambrosius, Dorothy (Dale) Schinke, Bonnie (Roger) Lamers, Sue Slater, Linda (Ron) Watermolen; many nieces, nephews and friends.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Marie Ambrosius; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lillimae and Carl Vander Bloomen; son-in-law, Mike Quinette; brothers, Bob Ambrosius, Rick Ambrosius; sisters, Verna Leroy, Doris Verstegen; brothers-in-law, Louis Raska, John Leroy; sister-in-law, Gen Ambrosius; nephew, Paul Kamps.

    Family and friends may visit at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 1307 Lourdes Ave., De Pere, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 8:30 am to 10:15 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Marlin at 10:30 am with Fr. Tim Shillcox, O.Praem officiating, Deacon Mike Vander Bloomen assisting. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.cotterfuneralhome.com. A memorial fund has been established in Marlin's name.

    Special Thanks to Unity Hospice and Century Ridge Elderly Care for all of their help, care and love.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 14 to May 16, 2016.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Wrightstown High School in 1955.

Marilyn VanderBloomen

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Arnold Verbeten

M, b. January 6, 1897, d. January 13, 1985

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Family: Mary Jane Nytes (b. January 6, 1893, d. April 11, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold Verbeten was born on January 6, 1897 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Jane Nytes were married on June 28, 1921 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold Verbeten died on January 13, 1985, at age 88, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Obit. De Pere Journal Democrat 1-17-1985 Arnold J. Verbeten, 88, 445 Main St. Wrightstown, died Sunday morning at his home after a sho rt illness. He was born Jan. 12, 1897, in the town of Buchanan, Outagamie county, a son of the late John and Bardine Vande Hey Verbeten. On June 28, 1921 he married the former Mary Nytes at Kaukauna and they farmed in the town of Buchanan until they moved to Wrightstown in 1948. Mr. Verbeten was the manager of the A. G. Wells Feed company for many years. In later years h e worked as the custodian at the American Legion hall. He was a member of the Holy Name society of St. Paul Catholic Knights of Wisconsin and American Legion Post 436. He was a veteran o f World War I. Survivors are two sons, Mark and Luke of Wrightstown, three daughters, Mrs. Douglas(Germaine ) Smith of Wrightstown, Mrs. Earl (Marie) Theil of Appleton and Mrs. Robert (Genevieve) Ambrosius of Brillion; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Klister of Wrightstown and Mrs. Marie Lamers of Kaukauna; one brother, Harold of Little Chute; one half brother, Howard of Kaukauna; 29 gra ndchildren and 25 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers an d three sisters and one grandchild. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at St. Paul Catholic church, Msgr. Roy Klister officiated and burial was in the parish cemetery with De Wane Funeral Home handling the arrang ements.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Germaine Catherine Verbeten

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Family: Douglas A Smith (b. November 7, 1916, d. June 13, 2000)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Luke George Verbeten

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Marie H Verbeten

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Douglas A Smith

M, b. November 7, 1916, d. June 13, 2000

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Biography

  • Birth: Douglas A Smith was born on November 7, 1916 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 3, 1948.
  • Death: He died on June 13, 2000, at age 83, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Obit. De Pere Journal Democrat 6-15-2000 Douglas A. Smith, 83, Wrightstown died Tuesday June 13, 2000 at his home. He was born Nov. 7 , 1916 in Wrightstown to the late Fred and Marie Smith. On July 3, 1948, he married Germain e Verbeten. He served his country in WWII and was a member of the American Legion post 436. H e was also a volunteer at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna for 11 years and was an active member o f St. Paul Catholic church in Wrightstown. Mr. Smith worked at Fox River Dairy in Wrightstow n and later at Nash Finch Co. in Appleton. Survivors are his wife; children Dale Smith of Scottsdale, Ariz., Mrs. Scott (Mary) Manley o f Madison, Roger Smith of Louisville, KY., Mrs. Jeff (Joane) Rudolph of McFarland and Mrs. Ch ris (Diane) Tolan of Eagan,Minn.,; Ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was prec eded in death by a son Dennis, Brothers Donald and Clayton Smith. Friends may call at DeWane/Cotter Funeral home today (Thursday) from 3:30 to 9 p.m. Parish p rayer service 6 p.m. Urban Klister American Legion Post 436 service 7 p.m. Visitation wil l continue in Friday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the procession leaves for church . Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Wrightstown with t he Rev. Elroy Reimer officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery with full mil itary rites by the Urban Klister American Legion Post 436. A memorial fund has been established to St. Paul Home in Kaukauna.

    Also in De Pere Journal wa listed that the Wrightstown High School Alumni held their annual R ally. The second annual lifetime achievement award was presented to Doug Smith at the annual rally. Smith, a lifetime village resident, was chosen from 15 Wrightstown High School Alumni who wer e nominated for the award. Doug has been very active with the community and his parish. Dou g was congratulated on his acts of goodness, cheer, thoughtfulness, and his caring concern s for the community at large. Due to Doug's illness, his wife, Germaine, accepted the lifeti me achievement Tiger award in his behalf.

Eunice C Buechler

F, b. September 26, 1930, d. May 21, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Eunice C Buechler was born on September 26, 1930 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 21, 2008, at age 77, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 25, 2008

    Verbeten, Eunice C.
    Eunice C. Verbeten, 77, Wrightstown, passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday afternoon, May 21, 2008, after a brave battle with cancer. She was born in Wrightstown on September 26, 1930, a daughter of the late Theodore and Mary (Drace) Buechler. On June 22, 1953, Eunice married Luke G. Verbeten at St. Paul Catholic Church, Wrightstown.
    She was a lifetime, active member of St. Paul Catholic Church, and belonged to the Ladies Society. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 436, Wrightstown, and she was also a member for many years of the Friday Night Couples and Wednesday Ladies Golf Leagues at Mid-Vallee Golf Course. She enjoyed golfing, reading, solving crossword puzzles, and traveling to Texas in the winter and spending time with her "winter Texan" friends. She especially loved spending time with family and friends, and following her grandchildren's events.
    Eunice is survived by her husband of 54+ years, Luke; five children: Pete (Karen) Verbeten, Greenleaf; Donna (Marcus) Shepherd, Whitehall; Tony (Kendra) Verbeten, Plymouth, MN; Amy (Michael) Marx, Fond du Lac; and Mary Verbeten, Wrightstown; ten grandchildren: Amanda, Eric, and Zachary Verbeten; Kyle and Katie Shepherd; Madeline, Mari, and Mitchell Verbeten; and Andrew and Ryan Marx; a brother, Ron (Donna) Buechler, Wrightstown; a sister-in-law, Norma Buechler, De Pere; and Luke's sisters and brother: Germaine Smith, Marie Thiel, Gen Ambrosius, and Mark (Frances) Verbeten; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Arnold and Mary Verbeten; a brother, Ken Buechler; and three brothers-in-law: Doug Smith, Earl Thiel, and Bob Ambrosius.
    Friends may call at DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main Street, Wrightstown, on Tuesday, May 27, 2008, from 4 until 8 p.m., with the parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Paul Catholic Church, 437 Main Street, Wrightstown, on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 28th, at 11 a.m. with Msgr. John H. Schuh officiating. Interment at St. Paul Cemetery. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at www. cotterfuneralhome.com.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.
    Eunice's family wishes to extend sincere thanks to the staff of the Oncology Dept. of Appleton Medical Center; her Heartland Hospice case manager, Holly Brockman; and Fr. John Schuh and Sr. Mary Bride for their comfort and care during her illness.
    A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, she will be sadly missed.

Richard John Ambrosius

M, b. December 8, 1927, d. April 1, 1990

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Biography

  • Birth: Richard John Ambrosius was born on December 8, 1927 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Phyllis Stephan were married on January 23, 1952 in St Paul Church, Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Richard John Ambrosius died on April 1, 1990, at age 62, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: De Pere Journal Democrat 4-5-1990 Richard Ambrosius 62, 956 Outward Ave. De Pere died Sunday morning in a Green Bay hospital fo llowing a long illness. He was born in De Pere Dec. 8, 1927 to Marie Minten Ambrosius and the Late Louis Ambrosius an d lived in Wrightstown all his life, moving to De Pere three years ago. Mr. Ambrosius owned and operated Ambrosius Oil company for 27 years and had driven a motor co ach for Lamers Bus Line for eight years. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic church. Survivors are his wife the former Phyllis Stephan, to whom he married Jan. 23, 1952 at St. Pa ul church Wrightstown; five daughters, Mrs. Jim (Peggy) Van Schyndel and Tina Ambrosius of D e Pere. pat Ambrosius of Appleton, Mrs. Alan (Mary) Braemer of Menasha and Mrs. Bryan (Julie ) De Baker of Green Bay; His mother, Marie Ambrosius of De Pere; three grandchildren; two bro thers, Bob of Brillion and Marlin of Crivitz, three sisters, Verna LeRoy of Green Bay and Mrs . Carl (Doris) Verstegen of Kaukauna and Mrs. Kenneth (Clara) Kamps of Wrightstown and niece s and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at St. Paul Catholic church. The Rev. Richard Sh afer officiated and burial was in the church cemetery with Cotter Funeral home handling arran gements.

Mary Jane Nytes

F, b. January 6, 1893, d. April 11, 1979

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Family: Arnold Verbeten (b. January 6, 1897, d. January 13, 1985)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Jane Nytes was born on January 6, 1893 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold Verbeten were married on June 28, 1921 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary Jane Nytes died on April 11, 1979, at age 86, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent
    Mrs. Arnold Verbeten
    (Mary A.)
    445 Main St., Wrightstown
    April 11, 1979

    Age 86, died Wednesday at her home after a lingering illness. She was born January 6, 1893 in Kaukauna. Mrs. Verbeten attended Kaukauna Normal School and was a teacher in that area. She married Mr. Verbeten in 1921 and the couple came to Wrightstown 43 years ago. Mrs. Verbeten was a member of the Christian Mothers Society; the Catholic Knights of Wisconsin and the Wrightstown Golden Agers. Survivors include her husband, Arnold; three daughters: Mrs. Douglas (Germaine) Smith, Wrightstown; Mrs. Earl (Marie) Thiel, Appleton; Mrs. Robert (Gen) Ambrosius, Brillion; two sons: Mark and Luke, Wrightstown; a brother William Nytes, Kaukauna, 39 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a grandchild. The complete funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Shafer officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at the De Wane Funeral Home. There will be a rosary by the Christian Mothers Society at 7:30 p.m. Friday and a parish prayer service at 9 p.m. Friday.

Jean Baptiste LeCapitaine

M, b. January 12, 1804, d. March 30, 1881

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Family: Marie Adelaide Coppe (b. May 4, 1810, d. March 4, 1855)

Biography

  • Birth: Jean Baptiste LeCapitaine was born on January 12, 1804 in Grez-Doiceau, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.
  • Marriage: He and Marie Adelaide Coppe were married on December 13, 1832 in Longueville, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.
  • Death: Jean Baptiste LeCapitaine died on March 30, 1881, at age 77, in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1856.

Marie Adelaide Coppe

F, b. May 4, 1810, d. March 4, 1855

Family: Jean Baptiste LeCapitaine (b. January 12, 1804, d. March 30, 1881)

Biography

  • Birth: Marie Adelaide Coppe was born on May 4, 1810 in Longueville, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.
  • Marriage: She and Jean Baptiste LeCapitaine were married on December 13, 1832 in Longueville, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.
  • Death: Marie Adelaide Coppe died on March 4, 1855, at age 44, in Grez-Doiceau, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.

Martin LeCapitaine

M, b. 1765

Family: Marie Theresa Jadin (b. 1770)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin LeCapitaine was born in 1765 in Archennes, Brabant, Belgium.

Marie Theresa Jadin

F, b. 1770

Family: Martin LeCapitaine (b. 1765)

Biography

  • Birth: Marie Theresa Jadin was born in 1770 in Dion-la-Val, Brabant, Belgium.