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Sophia Dorothea Friederika Hagen

F, b. September 9, 1808, d. 1867

Family: Johann Heinrich Christian Gehrke (b. September 9, 1816)

Biography

  • Birth: Sophia Dorothea Friederika Hagen was born on September 9, 1808 in Altenfleiss, Regenwald, Pommern, Germany.
  • Death: She died in 1867, at age ~59.

Edna A Knaack

F, b. January 16, 1909, d. April 23, 1998

Family: Raymond Constant Bellin (b. September 13, 1905, d. April 12, 1931)

Biography

  • Birth: Edna A Knaack was born on January 16, 1909 in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Raymond Constant Bellin were married on August 24, 1927.
  • Death: Edna A Knaack died on April 23, 1998, at age 89.

Robert Leland Bellin

M, b. February 13, 1930, d. October 25, 2010

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Family 1: Rita Zimmerman (b. January 31, 1931, d. November 4, 1962)

Family 2: Sandra Terrian (b. June 1, 1940, d. October 12, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Leland Bellin was born on February 13, 1930 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 25, 2010, at age 80, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert L. Bob Bellin, 80, of Neenah, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010, at Theda Clark Medical Center following complications from surgery. Bob was born Feb. 13, 1930, in Appleton, the son of Raymond and Edna (Knaack) Bellin. He was employed for many years at P.H. Glatfelter Co. in Neenah, working as an electrician. Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and was very involved in their lives. He was an avid football and Nascar fan, and played fast-pitch softball when he was younger. Survivors include his daughters and sons: Barbara (Myron) Daczyk, Menasha; Denise (Larry) Stample, Neenah; Susan Bellin, Oshkosh; Mark Bellin and David Bellin, Neenah; and Billy Jo Bellin; his grandchildren: Geofrey Daczyk, Casey Zilisch, Torrey Bellin, Crystal Peotter, Angie Feldmann, Ashley Bellin, and Samantha Bellin; three great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Erica, and Camden; his spouse, Pat Bellin, Appleton; a brother, Eugene (Bea) Bellin, Sturgeon Bay; and four nieces: Debbie, Kathy, Diane, and Janet. Bob was preceded in death by her parents, two spouses, Rita and Sandra, and a granddaughter, Shelley Daczyk.

Rita Zimmerman

F, b. January 31, 1931, d. November 4, 1962

Family: Robert Leland Bellin (b. February 13, 1930, d. October 25, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Rita Zimmerman was born on January 31, 1931 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on November 4, 1962, at age 31.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Susan Bellin

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Sandra Terrian

F, b. June 1, 1940, d. October 12, 1979

Family: Robert Leland Bellin (b. February 13, 1930, d. October 25, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Sandra Terrian was born on June 1, 1940.
  • Death: She died on October 12, 1979, at age 39, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Sandra Terrian Bellin, 38, of 320 Caroline St., died Friday morning at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center after an illness of two years.
    Born June 1, 1941, in Neenah, she had lived in Neenah-Menasha all her life.
    Surviving are one daughter; Denise, at home; two sons, Billie and Mark, both at home; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Myron (Barbara) Daczyk and Susan Bellin, both of Neenah; one stepson, David Bellin, Neenah; her father Raymond Terrian, Menasha; one brother, Richard Terrian, Appleton; and five sisters, Mrs. Robert (Isabel) Flowers, Kenniwick, Wash., Mrs. Carl (Lois) Reetz and Mrs. Jerald (Doris) Heuer, both of Menasha, Mrs. Robert (Arlene) Rohloff, Neenah, and Mrs. Donald (Elonda) Hammond, Appleton.

Denise Bellin

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William Bellin

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Mark Bellin

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Barbara Bellin

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Myron P Daczyk

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Larry Stample

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Family: Susan Bellin

Eugene Bellin

M, b. November 5, 1927, d. August 13, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Eugene Bellin was born on November 5, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 23, 1950 in Clintonville, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 13, 2016, at age 88.
  • Note: Eugene "Gene" Bellin, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was born Nov. 5, 1927 in Appleton to Raymond and Edna (Knaack) Bellin. Gene graduated from Kaukauna High School and settled in Appleton to start his career with AAL which is now Thrivent. On Nov. 23, 1950, he married Beatrice Anton at St. Martins Church in Clintonville. They shared over 65 years of marriage.

    Gene worked at AAL for almost 42 years, retiring in 1987. He loved his retirement home on Clark's Lake and enjoyed fishing, golf and cross country skiing. He also enjoyed playing bridge with friends.

    He is survived by his wife, 4 daughters: Debra Bellin, Appleton; Kathy (Mark) Rankin, Sturgeon Bay; Diane Bellin (Friend, Mark Harter) Pewaukee; and Janet (Jeff) Fischer, Suamico; 12 grandchildren: Jason (Anna) Krueger, Joshua (Shannon) Krueger, Andy Krueger, Jesse (Ann) Rankin, Chelsea (Bob) Bittorf, Keith Peterson, Jackie Jeanquart, Nicole (Casey) Rabach, Ali (Murph) VanDriel, Amber (Josh) Haynes, Chris (Megan) Peters, and Dana Peters; 23 great-grandchildren: Lucas and Isaac Krueger; Courtney, Lexi, and Aaron Krueger; MaKenzi and MaKayla Krueger; Layla and Kane Rankin; Madelyn, Marina, Sydney and Grant Jeanquart; Alana, Porter, and Siena Rabach; Chloe, Solomon and Roman VanDriel; Aubrey and Ethan Hayes; Hailey and Regan Peters; in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert (Rita) Bellin and brother-in-law Carl Anton; 2 great-grandchildren, Emma and Violet Rankin (twin daughters of Jesse and Ann Rankin).

    Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 am Friday, August 19, 2016 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2016.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1946.

John L Brenzel

M, b. November 4, 1928, d. April 13, 2012

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Family: Rosemary E Haessly (b. June 13, 1928, d. November 18, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: John L Brenzel was born on November 4, 1928.
  • Death: He died on April 13, 2012, at age 83, in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Entered Eternal Life on April 13, 2012, at the age of 83. Longtime resident of Whitefish Bay. Loving husband of Marijean, and the late Rosemary. Beloved father of Beth (Bill Geiger), Julie (Scott Grossman), Patrick (Gary Gruetzmacher) and the late Jeff Brenzel, and devoted O'pa to Laura (Chad Hunter), Will, Maggie and Claire Geiger, Dan (Diana) and Kelly Grossman, fondly remembered by Lesly (Hugh) Secord, Wendy (Ralph) Hodgson, Merrilyn (Eddie) Haarsma. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 18, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at Holy Family Catholic Church, corner of Wildwood and Hampton, Whitefish Bay, followed by the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon. In lieu of flowers, memorials in John's name may be made to McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove St., Evanston, IL 60201.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1946.

Rosemary E Haessly

F, b. June 13, 1928, d. November 18, 2005

Parents

Family: John L Brenzel (b. November 4, 1928, d. April 13, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Rosemary E Haessly was born on June 13, 1928.
  • Death: She died on November 18, 2005, at age 77, in Mequon, Ozaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Graduation: She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1946.

Ethan Brewster

M, b. January 29, 1892, d. August 26, 1960

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Family: Amelia Jennick (b. 1892, d. April 7, 1971)

Biography

  • Birth: Ethan Brewster was born on January 29, 1892 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 26, 1960, at age 68, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Amelia Jennick

F, b. 1892, d. April 7, 1971

Family: Ethan Brewster (b. January 29, 1892, d. August 26, 1960)

Biography

  • Birth: Amelia Jennick was born in 1892 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 7, 1971, at age ~79.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Geraldine Brewster

F, b. September 5, 1920, d. November 28, 2013

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Family: Walter Molda (b. June 5, 1920, d. April 5, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Geraldine Brewster was born on September 5, 1920 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Walter Molda were married on April 13, 1972 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Geraldine Brewster died on November 28, 2013, at age 93, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Geraldine Molda, age 93, of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at Appleton Medical Center. She was born on September 5, 1920, in Kaukauna, the daughter of the late Eathen and Emelia (Jennick) Brewster. Geri attended Holy Cross Catholic School and graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1938. On April 13, 1972, she married Walter Molda at St. Paul Catholic Church in Combined Locks. Geri was a faithful member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Appleton. She retired from Thilmany after 40 years of employment. Wally and she were avid travelers and enjoyed traveling the country. Colonial Williamsburg was their favorite place to visit. They were very involved with the ABC Program in Chicago. Geri was a very talented seamstress.
    Geri is survived by her sister, Florence Brewster of Kaukauna; brothers: James (Dolores) Brewster of Piedmont, California and Francis Brewster of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and dear niece, Sue Bergeron of Kaukauna. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews along with their families. Geri had many special friends, Ed and Linda Heyes, Becky and Wayne Schmalz, Shelly Tauber, Sheila Duffy and Jerry Smith.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Wally Molda; sisters: Mary (Joseph) Bergeron and Margaret Brewster; brother, Bob (Mary Ellen) Brewster; and nephew, Bob Bergeron.
    The funeral liturgy for Geraldine will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1810 N. McDonald Street in Appleton. Fr. Gerald Falk and Fr. Bob Vandenberg will be officiating. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Appleton. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of mass. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2013.

Walter Molda

M, b. June 5, 1920, d. April 5, 2009

Family: Geraldine Brewster (b. September 5, 1920, d. November 28, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Walter Molda was born on June 5, 1920.
  • Marriage: He and Geraldine Brewster were married on April 13, 1972 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Walter Molda died on April 5, 2009, at age 88.

Florence Brewster

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Robert E Brewster

M, b. November 18, 1925, d. April 10, 2007

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Biography

  • Birth: Robert E Brewster was born on November 18, 1925 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 10, 2007, at age 81.
  • Note: Brewster Sr., Robert E.
    Robert E. Brewster Sr. died on Friday, March 30, 2007, in Jackson, MI. Bob was born in Kaukauna on November 18, 1925, the son of Eathen E. and Emilia (Jennick) Brewster. He was preceded in death by Mary Ellen (Capeling), his wife of 35 years. He was a graduate of Kaukauna High School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and served with the 1st Division in the Pacific for four years during World War II. He was retired from Consumer Power Company after 36 years of service.
    During his retirement he enjoyed making many trips to the western states and Alaska with his brother to fly fish and photograph the sites. Besides his hobby of photography, Bob loved family gatherings with his children and siblings, where he was always in demand as a gourmet cook.
    Bob is survived by three children: Col. Robert E. Jr. (Sharon), Alexandria, VA; Philip J. (Betty), Sleepy Hollow, IL; and Jennifer J., Jackson, MI. He is further survived by three grandchildren: Jessica, Zachary and Bobby; three sisters: Geri (Walter) Molda, Appleton; Florence and Margaret, Kaukauna; brothers: Francis, Colorado Springs; James (Dolores) Piedmont, CA; a niece, Sue Bergeron, Kaukauna; other nieces and nephews. He is further survived by his wife's brothers and sister: Phillip (Faith), Peter (Sue) and Suzanne (B.A.) Seymour, all of Michigan.
    Besides his wife, Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary H. Bergeron, brother-in-law, Jos. C. Bergeron; nephew, Robert J. Bergeron.
    The concelebrated Mass was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 3 at Queen of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Jackson with interment at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. A memorial has been established in Bob's name at 1000 Islands Environmental Center.

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Margaret Brewster

F, b. July 18, 1932, d. June 1, 2011

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Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Brewster was born on July 18, 1932 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 1, 2011, at age 78, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Margaret Brewster, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, following a brief illness. Maggie was born in the home she currently resided in on July 18, 1932, daughter of the late Eathen and Emilia (Jennick) Brewster. As a young girl, she attended Holy Cross School in Kaukauna and at Kaukauna High School developed a love for art. She attended University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley and University of Wisconsin-Madison where she continued her study of art, but was called home before graduation due her father's illness. Margaret began work as a graphic artist at the Locks Mill, but always kept up her painting. She retired from the mill in 1990.
    Maggie became a renowned artist throughout Wisconsin, and was best known for her watercolors, oils, and portraits. She exhibited and sold her work all over North America, including the Milwaukee Museum of Art, Minnesota Capitol Rotunda, Hardy Gallery in Ephraim, Neville Museum, Weidner Center, and Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, and in Pike's Peak, Colorado. She is listed in the Who's Who in American Art, and was instrumental in beginning Kaukauna's Creative Art Group. She also chaired the art show at Thousand Islands Nature Center for almost twenty years.
    Margaret was a member of the Friends of Thousand Islands, Kaukauna Historical Society, Kaukauna Creative Arts Group, Bay Area Watercolor Guild, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, National Museum of Women in the Arts, and 1000 Friends of Wisconsin.
    She leaves behind two sisters: Florence Brewster of Kaukauna and Geri Molda of Appleton; two brothers: Francis Brewster of Colorado Springs and James (Dolores) Brewster of Piedmont, California. There are also four nieces: Sue Bergeron of Kaukauna; Elizabeth (Kevin) Stover of Evanston, Illinois and his daughter Emily; Jennifer Brewster of Jackson, Michigan; and Julie Brewster of Colorado Springs and her daughters Christina and Alicia. Her six nephews are: Robert (Sharon) Brewster, Jr. of Alexandria, Virginia and their son Bobby; Philip (Betty) Brewster of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois and their children Jessica and Zach; James A. Brewster Jr. of Oakland, California and their daughter Lauren; Rick (Debra) Brewster of Green Mountain Valley, Colorado and their sons Jason and Alex; David (Beth) Brewster of Brownsville, Minnesota and their daughters Payton and Sawyer; and Joe Brewster of Minneapolis.
    Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, a sister: Mary (Joseph) Bergeron; a brother: Robert (Mary Ellen) Brewster; a sister-in-law: Nancy Brewster; a brother-in-law: Walter Molda; and a nephew: Robert Bergeron.
    The funeral liturgy for Maggie will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2011, at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer Street in Kaukauna with Fr. Tom Pomeroy officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Monday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial funds are being established for Thousand Islands Nature Center and the Kaukauna Public Library.
    Fargo Funeral Home
    400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
    Kaukauna (920)766-6200
    Online condolences.

James Allen Brewster

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