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Martinus Wittenberg

M, b. June 16, 1849, d. March 26, 1911

Parents

Family: Maria Hertogs (b. June 25, 1854)

Biography

  • Birth: Martinus Wittenberg was born on June 16, 1849 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Hertogs were married on January 29, 1875 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Martinus Wittenberg died on March 26, 1911, at age 61, in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria Hertogs

F, b. June 25, 1854

Family: Martinus Wittenberg (b. June 16, 1849, d. March 26, 1911)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Hertogs was born on June 25, 1854 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Martinus Wittenberg were married on January 29, 1875 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Frans Kluitmans

M, b. circa 1850

Family: Anna Maria Wittenberg (b. June 15, 1851, d. August 14, 1886)

Biography

  • Birth: Frans Kluitmans was born circa 1850 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Maria Wittenberg were married on May 11, 1878 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Cornelus VanderBurgt

M, b. August 19, 1834

Family: Anna Maria Wittenberg (b. June 15, 1851, d. August 14, 1886)

Biography

  • Birth: Cornelus VanderBurgt was born on August 19, 1834 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Maria Wittenberg were married on May 1, 1885 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Lamberdien Spannagel

F, b. June 18, 1810, d. January 29, 1864

Family: Henricus Wittenberg (b. January 30, 1806, d. February 27, 1891)

Biography

  • Birth: Lamberdien Spannagel was born on June 18, 1810 in Heesch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Henricus Wittenberg were married on June 9, 1831 in Heesch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Lamberdien Spannagel died on January 29, 1864, at age 53, in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Hendrik Claas Wittenberg

M, b. August 11, 1749, d. March 10, 1814

Parents

Family: Johanna Geurden (b. circa 1750, d. November 7, 1779)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendrik Claas Wittenberg was born on August 11, 1749 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on March 10, 1814, at age 64, in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johanna Geurden

F, b. circa 1750, d. November 7, 1779

Family: Hendrik Claas Wittenberg (b. August 11, 1749, d. March 10, 1814)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Geurden was born circa 1750 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: She died on November 7, 1779 in Berghem, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Jan VanGennip

M, b. circa 1745

Family: Hardijn VandenHeuvel (b. circa 1745)

Biography

Hardijn VandenHeuvel

F, b. circa 1745

Family: Jan VanGennip (b. circa 1745)

Biography

  • Birth: Hardijn VandenHeuvel was born circa 1745.
  • Marriage: She and Jan VanGennip were married.

Nicolaas Wittenberg

M, b. May 27, 1777

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Nicolaas Wittenberg was born on May 27, 1777 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria Wittenberg

F, b. November 1, 1779

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Wittenberg was born on November 1, 1779 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Eric (Father Godfrey) Bushmaker

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Larry S Bushmaker

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Family: Susan Axtell

Susan Axtell

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Shiley Bloy

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Daniel A Gourde

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Family: Shiley Bloy

Scott Socia

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Amy Helander

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Thomas Roberts

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Family: Amy Helander

Louis J Rechner

M, b. 1883, d. 1934

Family: Genevieve Alberty (b. October 10, 1884, d. May 4, 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: Louis J Rechner was born in 1883 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died in 1934, at age ~51, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Carl Joseph Rechner

M, b. June 2, 1920, d. November 24, 1983

Parents

Family: Mary Ellen Kavanaugh (b. January 11, 1922, d. September 9, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Carl Joseph Rechner was born on June 2, 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 24, 1983, at age 63, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Mary Ellen Kavanaugh

F, b. January 11, 1922, d. September 9, 2009

Family: Carl Joseph Rechner (b. June 2, 1920, d. November 24, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Ellen Kavanaugh was born on January 11, 1922 in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on September 9, 2009, at age 87.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Helen Mary Rechner

F, b. August 8, 1913, d. January 19, 2012

Parents

Family: Donald Joseph Alferi (b. October 13, 1915, d. August 14, 1989)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Mary Rechner was born on August 8, 1913.
  • Death: She died on January 19, 2012, at age 98.

Donald Joseph Alferi

M, b. October 13, 1915, d. August 14, 1989

Family: Helen Mary Rechner (b. August 8, 1913, d. January 19, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Donald Joseph Alferi was born on October 13, 1915.
  • Death: He died on August 14, 1989, at age 73.

Francis X Rechner

M, b. August 5, 1924, d. November 17, 2016

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Francis X Rechner was born on August 5, 1924.
  • Marriage: He and Ilamae Ries were married on April 19, 1947.
  • Death: Francis X Rechner died on November 17, 2016, at age 92, in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Francis X. Rechner, age 92, life-long resident of Appleton, passed away the morning of November 17, 2016 at Brewster Village. He lived a loving and fulfilled life. He was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Appleton. Fran was born August 5, 1924 to the late Louis and Genevieve (Alberty) Rechner. He attended St. Joseph Grade School followed by St. Mary Menasha High School. In December of 1942, Fran joined the Army Air Force and served as a Radio Gunner Operator on a B24. On his 13th mission during a bombing raid over Vienna, Austria, Fran was captured by the German's after jumping out of his plane. He was taken prisoner to Stalag 17b, Cremes, Austria and remained there until the end of the War (13 months). He achieved rank as a Staff Sargent. Upon returning to the United States, Fran married Ilamae Ries, April 19, 1947. Together they had 5 children. They were married for 57 years.

    Fran worked for the Appleton Post Office as a mail carrier for 33 years. He volunteered at St. Joseph Food Pantry and The St. Vincent DePaul Society. Fran enjoyed fishing, woodworking, his cottage at Silver Lake, laughter, family and friends. His Catholic faith was an important part of his life.

    Fran is survived by his 5 children: Susan (John) Louchheim, Colchester, VT, Dr. Stephen (Susan) Rechner, Ada, MI, Genevieve (Dr. Peter) Gordon, Omaha, NE, Sarah Rechner, Greenville, and Martha (Dr. David LeCloux) Rechner, Crivitz; 11 grandchildren: John, Christopher, and Benjamin Louchheim, Dr. Benjamin and Francis Rechner, Allison McCart, Sara Stoller, and Emily Gordon, Emily and Molly Robison, and Jesse Dolan; 22 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sister Jean Louise Rechner, S.S.N.D. of Elm Grove, WI. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

    Fran was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Genevieve Rechner; his loving wife, Ilamae (2006); 3 brothers: Robert, John, and Carl; and 2 sisters: Helen Alferi and Rita Heideman.

    A Mass of Resurrection will take place at 10:30 am on Saturday, January 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 404 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, with Father James Leary OFM Cap officiating. Full Military Honors performed by Appleton Legion Post #38 will immediately follow. Friends may visit at the church on Saturday from 9 am until the time of service. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in honor of Francis Rechner to Brewster Village, Homestead Level 2, 3300 W. Brewster St. Appleton, WI 54914.

    The family of Fran would like to thank and acknowledge the staff of Brewster Village for all of their love and care extended to him and remind them, "Don't be a mailman!"

    Love you Pa!