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Leonard Rudolph Spreeman

M, b. March 14, 1933, d. March 30, 2016

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  • Birth: Leonard Rudolph Spreeman was born on March 14, 1933 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 27, 1955.
  • Death: He died on March 30, 2016, at age 83.
  • Note: Leonard Rudolph Spreeman, age 83, passed peacefully in his sleep at home on Wednesday, March 30, holding the hand of his beloved wife, Idella. While his long troubled heart wore out, the love it contained for his wife, children and grandchildren was evident until the end and in the legacy he leaves behind.

    Lenny was born March 14, 1933 in New London, WI to Rudy and Verona Spreeman. The family moved to Greenville when he was three and he graduated from Appleton West High School in 1951. He married Idella Kluball on August 27, 1955 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. The Lord blessed them with over 60 years together as they raised their children in Greenville. They enjoyed retirement at the cottage on Anderson Lake while spending winters in Florida.

    Lenny was a quiet man for the most part, adept at the art of silence, his wisdom appreciated by those lucky enough to be paying attention when he chose to quietly share it. Although his close friends and family knew he had a smart wit and enjoyed cutting loose from time to time. People often commented on his heart warming smile and his sparkling blue eyes. He was an exceptional example of strong character and living your faith. While he loved to hunt, bowl, golf and shoot trap in his younger years, he was best known for his extreme fishing skills. People often marveled at the number of fish he could catch when no one else could get a nibble. He enjoyed consistent trips to Minnesota, North Dakota and Canada with family and friends. No doubt Jesus is already asking him to share his secrets.

    Later in life Lenny became best known as 'Grampa', relishing every moment he was with his grandkids. He of course took them fishing, and also enjoyed attending their sporting events, choir concerts, academic award ceremonies and the like. Much time was spent at the cottage just hanging out with Grampa and Grama.

    Lenny was also known by all he knew for his strong work ethic and analytical intelligence. He worked on the family farm in Greenville as a boy and continued to help in adulthood until his father retired. He was employed by Appleton Papers for 38 years until his retirement in 1991, working his way up from the mill to quality control and computer programming. Having served in the Army in Germany, he was a member of the American Legion (and past commander) and the VFW and a former member of the 40 et 8 and the Scarlet Guard. He had also served on the Board of Directors at Lakeview Credit Union. Active in his faith, he ushered at church in his younger years.

    Lenny is preceded in death by his parents, Rudy and Verona Spreeman, by his sister, Violet Plamann, and by his brothers-in-law, Merle Plamann, Bob Malmgren and Donald Kluball. Lenny is survived by his wife of 60 years, Idella Spreeman, his children, Terri (Steve) Frahm, Shelly (Dave) Flunker and Steve Spreeman, and by his grandchildren Jamie and Leon Frahm, Amber (Russell) Scoggins and Zachary Flunker, and Kyle and Hailey Spreeman. He is further survived by his sister Lorraine Malmgren, his brother and sister-in-law Dick and Ginny Shimek, and several nieces and nephews.

    The funeral service for Lenny will be held on Satuday, April 2, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at ST. MATTHEW EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 129 S. Mason St., Appleton. Friends may call at the church starting at 11:00 a.m.

    The family would like to extend great appreciation to Southern Care Hospice and the staff at Appleton Retirement Community. Dad passed peacefully in faith having been well taken care of and knowing Grama would be taken care of going forward. This family is exceedingly grateful.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Apr. 1, 2016.

Idella Kluball

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Terri Spreeman

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Family: Steve Frahm

Steve Frahm

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Shelly Ann Spreeman

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David Glenn Flunker

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Lorraine Spreeman

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Timothy John Sachs

M, b. November 12, 1961, d. March 30, 2016

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  • Birth: Timothy John Sachs was born on November 12, 1961.
  • Death: He died on March 30, 2016, at age 54, in Little Suamico, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Timothy "Tim" John Sachs, 54, Little Suamico, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at his home. He was born in Green Bay, WI on November 12, 1961, to Roger and Judy Sachs.

    Tim was a 1980 graduate of Bay Port High School and a proud Bay Port Pirate basketball and baseball player. He went on to play baseball for both Legion and Green Bay City League teams. A talented pitcher, Tim once struck out 24 of 27 batters in one game. He was also an avid Green Bay Packer fan, but his true love was golfing. One highlight for Tim was the opportunity to play in the Greater Milwaukee Open in 1999 with Steve Stricker. In his spare time, he could be found golfing at Sandalwood, his favorite local course. Tim's favorite holiday was the Fourth of July and he will be remembered for putting on spectacular fireworks displays for the whole family. Tim's last employer was Schneider International, Green Bay.

    He is survived by his mother, Judy Sachs; his siblings, Steve Sachs (LeeAnn), Jeff Sachs (Jean), Ann Feiler, and Kristen Sachs; nieces and nephews, Trevor Sachs (BreeAnn), Mary Sachs, Carleigh Sachs, Emmaleigh Sachs, Haley Feiler, and Carter Feiler.

    Tim was preceded in death by his father, Roger Sachs; and brother-in-law, Marvin Strommen.

    Tim will be remembered for his wit and his generosity, as well as for the love and encouragement he showed his family members. He showed courage during difficult times and even though he took his own life, we are comforted to know that he is finally resting in peace.

    A private service will be held for the immediate family. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2016.

Steven Joseph Sachs

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Lee Ann Leick

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Jeffrey Paul Sachs

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Jean Ann Davidson

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Ann Sachs

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Kristin Sachs

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Katherine Anderson

F, b. November 28, 1968, d. November 28, 1968

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  • Birth: Katherine Anderson was born on November 28, 1968.
  • Death: She died on November 28, 1968, at age 0.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Edward Richard Spierings

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Liana VanDenEng

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Paul Strehlow

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Larry VanDenEng

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Henry VanDenEng

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Joseph Brouillard

M, b. January 25, 1854, d. 1928

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Family: Marie Louise Cartier (b. December 12, 1858)

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  • Birth: Joseph Brouillard was born on January 25, 1854.
  • Marriage: He and Marie Louise Cartier were married in Cranston, Providence Co, Rhode Island.
  • Death: Joseph Brouillard died in 1928, at age ~74, in Northbridge, Worcester Co, Massachusetts.

Arthur Brouillard

M, b. October 19, 1881, d. 1947

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  • Birth: Arthur Brouillard was born on October 19, 1881 in Connecticut.
  • Death: He died in 1947, at age ~66.

Eva Brouillard

F, b. 1886, d. 1972

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Family: Henry Joseph Mercier (b. June 21, 1880, d. May 1969)

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  • Birth: Eva Brouillard was born in 1886 in Connecticut.
  • Death: She died in 1972, at age ~86.

Henry Joseph Mercier

M, b. June 21, 1880, d. May 1969

Family: Eva Brouillard (b. 1886, d. 1972)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Joseph Mercier was born on June 21, 1880.
  • Death: He died in May 1969, at age 88, in Northbridge, Worcester Co, Massachusetts.

Ernest Amedee Brouillard

M, b. 1888, d. 1952

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Family: Emelda Henley (b. 1890, d. 1984)

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  • Birth: Ernest Amedee Brouillard was born in 1888 in Crompton, Rhode Island.
  • Marriage: He and Emelda Henley were married in 1914.
  • Death: Ernest Amedee Brouillard died in 1952, at age ~64, in Northbridge, Worcester Co, Massachusetts.