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Fred Cazolla

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Family: Peggy Hurley

Timothy Hurley

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Parents

  • Father: Ralph R Hurley (b. January 22, 1923, d. June 12, 2016)
  • Mother: Ruth Filen (b. April 20, 1921, d. February 4, 2013)

Dianne Hurley

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Parents

  • Father: Ralph R Hurley (b. January 22, 1923, d. June 12, 2016)
  • Mother: Ruth Filen (b. April 20, 1921, d. February 4, 2013)

Family: Steve Seidl

Steve Seidl

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Vernon Leroy Knaack

M, b. August 20, 1927, d. June 10, 2016

Biography

  • Birth: Vernon Leroy Knaack was born on August 20, 1927 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on April 15, 1950.
  • Death: He died on June 10, 2016, at age 88, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Vernon L. Knaack, 88, Neenah, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2016, at Valley VNA, Neenah. He was born in Neenah, on August 20, 1927, to the late Walter and Viola (Baer) Knaack. On April 15, 1950, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Nancy Ann Parker in Neenah.

    Vern attended Neenah High School then proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Vella Gulf when it was commissioned on April 9, 1945. The ship was an escort carrier with 36 planes, and Vern served as a gunner on a 40 MM Anti-Aircraft weapon protecting the ship from Japanese Kamikaze aircraft attacks in the Pacific Theater. His ship was also present during the historical formal surrender of Japan, and Vern witnessed the signing of the terms of surrender by General Douglas MacArthur and the Japanese Foreign Minister on the U.S.S. Missouri on September 2, 1945.

    Upon returning home, he worked for Kimberly-Clark, retiring in 1989 after 41 years. Vern was a loyal Packers and Brewers fan as well as an avid fisherman and card player. In his earlier years he was also a passionate dart ball and ping pong player. Vern loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, he could often be seen cheering them on at their different sporting events and activities. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.

    Vern is survived by his 3 daughters: Debbie Lamers, Wendy (Dan) Crikelair, and Becky (Frank) Crikelair, all of Neenah; 6 grandchildren: Sari (Jim) Heller, Larsen; Erin (Scott) Schafer, Neenah; Sean (Bobbie) Crikelair, Green Bay; Dani Crikelair, Neenah; Brittany (Steve) Golden, Neenah; Ashley (Chris) Kaufert, Neenah; and 9 great-grandchildren: Alivia, Aubrie, Madison, Sydney, Paris, Meghan, Cagen, Kiersten, and Evelyn. He is further survived by 2 brothers: Russell "Buddy" (Geri) Knaack and Dale "Butch" (Barb) Knaack as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years: Nancy, and 3 siblings: Vivian Kostuch, Walter Knaack, Jr., and Shirley Sweetalla.

    Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S Commercial St., Neenah, with Fr. Larry Seidl officiating. Interment will be in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Immediately following the service full military honors will be presented by active duty members of the U.S. Navy and the Neenah-Menasha Veterans Honor Team. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established to benefit glaucoma and veteran's charities.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers at Valley VNA for their wonderful care.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from June 12 to June 15, 2016.

Nancy Ann Parker

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Family: Vernon Leroy Knaack (b. August 20, 1927, d. June 10, 2016)

Wendy Knaack

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Parents

Daniel Crikelair

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Family: Wendy Knaack

Becky Knaack

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Parents

Frank Crikelair

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Family: Becky Knaack

Richard Olson

M, b. December 17, 1896, d. January 29, 1937

Parents

Family: Josephine Meuret (b. March 8, 1901, d. July 2, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Richard Olson was born on December 17, 1896 in Harplinge, Halland, Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Josephine Meuret were married on April 11, 1925.
  • Death: Richard Olson died on January 29, 1937, at age 40, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1914.

Josephine Meuret

F, b. March 8, 1901, d. July 2, 1980

Parents

Family 1: Louis Albert Gaulke (b. November 12, 1885, d. September 4, 1970)

Family 2: Richard Olson (b. December 17, 1896, d. January 29, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Josephine Meuret was born on March 8, 1901 in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Louis Albert Gaulke were married on June 25, 1919 in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Josephine Meuret and Richard Olson were married on April 11, 1925.
  • Death: Josephine Meuret died on July 2, 1980, at age 79.

Mans Peter Olsson

M, b. March 17, 1862, d. August 7, 1923

Parents

Family: Edla Kristina Ericksson (b. May 24, 1864, d. November 27, 1921)

Biography

  • Birth: Mans Peter Olsson was born on March 17, 1862 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Edla Kristina Ericksson were married on December 9, 1888 in Sweden.
  • Death: Mans Peter Olsson died on August 7, 1923, at age 61, in Harplinge, Halland, Sweden.

Edla Kristina Ericksson

F, b. May 24, 1864, d. November 27, 1921

Family: Mans Peter Olsson (b. March 17, 1862, d. August 7, 1923)

Biography

  • Birth: Edla Kristina Ericksson was born on May 24, 1864 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Mans Peter Olsson were married on December 9, 1888 in Sweden.
  • Death: Edla Kristina Ericksson died on November 27, 1921, at age 57, in Sweden.

Olaus Larsson

M, b. January 28, 1827

Parents

Family: Botel Botild Johnsdotter (b. August 20, 1829)

Biography

  • Birth: Olaus Larsson was born on January 28, 1827 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Botel Botild Johnsdotter were married on January 7, 1854 in Sweden.

Botel Botild Johnsdotter

F, b. August 20, 1829

Parents

Family: Olaus Larsson (b. January 28, 1827)

Biography

  • Birth: Botel Botild Johnsdotter was born on August 20, 1829 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Olaus Larsson were married on January 7, 1854 in Sweden.

Lars Svensson

M, b. May 11, 1800, d. December 14, 1877

Parents

Family: Sissa Andersdotter (b. September 16, 1798, d. September 18, 1856)

Biography

  • Birth: Lars Svensson was born on May 11, 1800 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Sissa Andersdotter were married on May 19, 1817 in Sweden.
  • Death: Lars Svensson died on December 14, 1877, at age 77, in Sweden.

Sissa Andersdotter

F, b. September 16, 1798, d. September 18, 1856

Parents

Family: Lars Svensson (b. May 11, 1800, d. December 14, 1877)

Biography

  • Birth: Sissa Andersdotter was born on September 16, 1798 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Lars Svensson were married on May 19, 1817 in Sweden.
  • Death: Sissa Andersdotter died on September 18, 1856, at age 58, in Sweden.

Sven Larsson

M, b. March 19, 1774, d. August 11, 1842

Family: Sissa Andersdotter (b. March 24, 1782, d. August 3, 1857)

Biography

  • Birth: Sven Larsson was born on March 19, 1774 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Sissa Andersdotter were married on December 7, 1800 in Sweden.
  • Death: Sven Larsson died on August 11, 1842, at age 68, in Sweden.

Sissa Andersdotter

F, b. March 24, 1782, d. August 3, 1857

Family: Sven Larsson (b. March 19, 1774, d. August 11, 1842)

Biography

  • Birth: Sissa Andersdotter was born on March 24, 1782 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Sven Larsson were married on December 7, 1800 in Sweden.
  • Death: Sissa Andersdotter died on August 3, 1857, at age 75, in Sweden.

Anders Larsson

M, b. 1775, d. July 8, 1821

Parents

Family: Botil Nilsdotter (b. 1774)

Biography

  • Birth: Anders Larsson was born in 1775 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Botil Nilsdotter were married on November 13, 1796 in Sweden.
  • Death: Anders Larsson died on July 8, 1821, at age ~46, in Sweden.

Botil Nilsdotter

F, b. 1774

Family: Anders Larsson (b. 1775, d. July 8, 1821)

Biography

  • Birth: Botil Nilsdotter was born in 1774 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Anders Larsson were married on November 13, 1796 in Sweden.

Larson Andersson

M, b. 1738, d. January 13, 1814

Family: Kerstin Nilsdotter (b. July 23, 1738, d. February 13, 1773)

Biography

  • Birth: Larson Andersson was born in 1738 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Kerstin Nilsdotter were married in 1753 in Sweden.
  • Death: Larson Andersson died on January 13, 1814, at age ~76, in Sweden.

Kerstin Nilsdotter

F, b. July 23, 1738, d. February 13, 1773

Family: Larson Andersson (b. 1738, d. January 13, 1814)

Biography

  • Birth: Kerstin Nilsdotter was born on July 23, 1738 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: She and Larson Andersson were married in 1753 in Sweden.
  • Death: Kerstin Nilsdotter died on February 13, 1773, at age 34, in Sweden.

John Abrahamsson

M, b. February 20, 1787, d. December 1, 1871

Parents

Family: Ingjerd Hakansdotter (b. May 7, 1787, d. February 20, 1864)

Biography

  • Birth: John Abrahamsson was born on February 20, 1787 in Sweden.
  • Marriage: He and Ingjerd Hakansdotter were married on June 22, 1813.
  • Death: John Abrahamsson died on December 1, 1871, at age 84, in Sweden.