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Oakley Colden

M, b. August 15, 1916, d. October 31, 2000

Family: Joyce Burmeister (b. January 4, 1921, d. October 13, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Oakley Colden was born on August 15, 1916 in Evanston, Cook Co, Illinois.
  • Death: He died on October 31, 2000, at age 84.
  • Burial: He was buried in Floral Hill Cemetery, New London, Wisconsin.

Jennifer Kristine Fink

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Jeff Schoening

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Jesse Thomas Fink

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Henry John Binversie

M, b. September 21, 1903, d. September 25, 1974

Parents

Family: Mary Elizabeth Baer (b. April 19, 1904, d. January 16, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry John Binversie was born on September 21, 1903 in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Elizabeth Baer were married on June 20, 1922.
  • Death: Henry John Binversie died on September 25, 1974, at age 71, in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.

Mary Elizabeth Baer

F, b. April 19, 1904, d. January 16, 1986

Parents

Family: Henry John Binversie (b. September 21, 1903, d. September 25, 1974)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Elizabeth Baer was born on April 19, 1904.
  • Marriage: She and Henry John Binversie were married on June 20, 1922.
  • Death: Mary Elizabeth Baer died on January 16, 1986, at age 81.

Herman F Binversie

M, b. May 26, 1924, d. August 19, 2013

Parents

Family: Florence Rabe (b. March 16, 1913, d. December 8, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Herman F Binversie was born on May 26, 1924 in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Florence Rabe were married on November 8, 1980.
  • Death: Herman F Binversie died on August 19, 2013, at age 89, in Kiel, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Birth: May 26, 1924
    Meeme
    Manitowoc County
    Wisconsin, USA
    Death: Aug. 19, 2013
    Kiel
    Manitowoc County
    Wisconsin, USA

    Herman F. Binversie, 89, formerly of the Town of Eaton, died Monday evening August 19, 2013 at Oak Creek Assisted Living in Kiel where he had been a resident the past 4 years.He was born on May 26, 1924 in the Town of Meeme, son of the late Henry & Mary Elizabeth (Baer) Binversie. Hermie attended Holy Trinity Catholic School in School Hill from 1930 - 1938. He was also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison Short Course, which he attended from 1949 - 1950.On November 8, 1980 Hermie was united in marriage to Florence (Rabe) Lechler at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. After his marriage to Florence, he felt like his life had begun. They shared 23 wonderful years together until Florence preceded him in death on December 8, 2003.Hermie was involved in farming and was a dedicated employee of Laun Furniture for 22 years. He enjoyed playing cards, judging the cattle in Hoards Dairyman and attending the Kiel Senior Center. Most importantly, Hermie enjoyed spending time talking with family and friends. He was filled with knowledge and history that he loved to share with those he spoke to.Survivors include his step-daughter; Kathleen Sixel of Newton, step grandchildren; Denise (Randy) Drill, Diane (Gary Kussow) Sixel, Thomas Sixel, Todd (Deborah) Sixel, Judy (Ray) Glander, James (Mary) Truttschel, Jill (John) Pelner, 12 step great grandchildren, 6 step great-great grandchildren. Herman is also survived by brothers; Robert Binversie and Stanley (Kaye) Binversie, sisters; Irene (Jim) Ziegelbauer, Virginia (Dean) Brennen and Janet Seichter, sister-in-law; Faye Binversie along with many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry & Mary Elizabeth (Baer) Binversie, his wife Florence, step daughter; Evangeline "Vannie" (Emmet) Truttschel, step son-in-law; Donald Sixel, sisters; Leona (George) Ziegelbauer, Delores (Lester) Klingeisen, brothers; Eugene and Roman Binversie, brother-in-law; Gordon Seichter, sister-in-law; Janet Binversie. Burial in the Eaton Cemetery.

Florence Rabe

F, b. March 16, 1913, d. December 8, 2003

Family 1: Michael Lechler

Family 2: Herman F Binversie (b. May 26, 1924, d. August 19, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Florence Rabe was born on March 16, 1913.
  • Marriage: She was married on June 27, 1931.
  • Marriage: She and Herman F Binversie were married on November 8, 1980.
  • Death: Florence Rabe died on December 8, 2003, at age 90.

Michael Lechler

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Family: Florence Rabe (b. March 16, 1913, d. December 8, 2003)

Dolores M Binversie

F, b. September 23, 1925, d. April 17, 2009

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Family: Lester R Klingeisen (b. November 21, 1918, d. March 24, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Dolores M Binversie was born on September 23, 1925 in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Lester R Klingeisen were married on September 22, 1945.
  • Death: Dolores M Binversie died on April 17, 2009, at age 83, in Cato, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Knollwood Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Dolores M. Klingeisen, age 83, of 13524 Highway JJ, Cato, died Friday evening, April 17, 2009, at her residence.

    Dolores was born Sept. 23, 1925, in the town of Meeme, daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Baer) Binversie. On Sept. 22, 1945, she married Lester Klingeisen at Holy Trinity, School Hill. Dolores was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, the Marion Council and the church choir. She also volunteered at the church school and Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc. Dolores was a Eucharistic minister at St. Mary's and Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. She enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Happy Hoppers Dance Club with her husband for many years. Dolores also enjoyed playing cards. She spent most of her retired years making rosaries for the missions, which were distributed worldwide and numbered 101,189.

    Survivors include her husband: Lester Klingeisen, Cato; five sons and three daughters-in-law: Father Richard Klingeisen, Manitowoc, Allen and Kathy Klingeisen, Reedsville, Reinard and Jodi Klingeisen, Sobieski, Joseph Klingeisen, Clarks Mills, Gerald and Debra Klingeisen, Cato; six daughters and five sons-in-law: Carol and Russell Schuler, Sheboygan Falls, Ann and Dan Eisner, Manitowoc, Susan Klingeisen, Kaukauna, Doris and Kenneth Eisner, Allenton, Janice and Michael Lettenberger, Manitowoc, Mary Kay and Richard Hoffman, Manitowoc; 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Herman Binversie, Robert Binversie, Stanley and Kay Binversie, Mrs. Eugene (Fay)Binversie; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Irene and James Ziegelbauer, Virginia, and Dean Brennan, Janet and Gordon Seichter; brother-in-law:
    Clarence Klingeisen; three sisters-in-law: Lillian Savage, Violet Schleis, Mary Ann Preston and her husband Jack; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.

    Dolores also was preceded in death by an infant brother: Roman; one brother: Eugene; one sister and brother-in-law: Leona and George Ziegelbauer; two sisters-in-law: Janet Binversie and Florence Binversie; she was preceded further in death by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Robert Klingeisen and his wife, Agnes, Clarence Savage, Alois Schleis, Rosella Miller and her husband, Wilfred, Irene Klingeisen; also preceded in death by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. To celebrate her Mass of Christian Burial will be her son, the Rev. Richard Klingeisen. Concelebrating at the Mass will be Bishop Robert Morneau, the Rev. David Zimmerman and fellow priests. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway
    310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2009, where a prayer service will conclude the visitation at 8 p.m. The visitation will continue at church from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

    In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorials be made in Dolores's name to St. Mary's Catholic Church or the church school in Clarks Mills.

    The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

    The family wishes to express their gratitude to all who helped in the care of Dolores and prayed for her and her family during the end of her life journey.

    Herald Times Reporter April 19, 2009.

Lester R Klingeisen

M, b. November 21, 1918, d. March 24, 2012

Family: Dolores M Binversie (b. September 23, 1925, d. April 17, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Lester R Klingeisen was born on November 21, 1918 in Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Dolores M Binversie were married on September 22, 1945.
  • Death: Lester R Klingeisen died on March 24, 2012, at age 93, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Knollwood Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Lester R. Klingeisen, age 93, of 13524 Hwy JJ, Cato, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.

    He was born on November 21, 1918, in Manitowoc Rapids, son of the late Reinhard and Anna (Vogel) Klingeisen. On September 22, 1945, he married the former Dolores M. Binversie at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. She preceded him in death on April 17, 2009. Lester's life long passion was dairy farming. In his retirement years he continued to drive tractor and work the fields until the very end. Lester was a long time member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills and the St. Mary Catholic Church Holy Name Society. He was also an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion and a senior funeral server. Lester also volunteered his time at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. He enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Happy Hoppers Dance Club with his sweetheart Dolores for many years. Lester also enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.

    Survivors include five sons and three daughters-in-law; Fr. Richard Klingeisen, Manitowoc, Allen and Kathy Klingeisen, Reedsville, Reinard and Jodi Klingeisen, Sobieski, Joseph Klingeisen, Clarks Mills, Gerald and Debra Klingeisen, Cato, six daughters and five sons-in-law; Carol and Russell Schuler, Sheboygan Falls, Ann and Dan Eisner, Manitowoc, Susan Klingeisen, Kaukauna, Doris and Kenneth Eisner, Allenton, WI, Janice and Michael Lettenberger, Manitowoc, Mary Kay and Rick Hoffman, 26 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one brother; Clarence Klingeisen, Manitowoc, one sister and brother-in-law; MaryAnn and Jack Preston, Manitowoc, three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law; Herman Binversie, Robert Binversie, Stanley and Kay Binversie, Mrs. Eugene (Fay) Binversie, all of Kiel, three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law; Irene and James Ziegelbauer, Virginia and Dean Brennan, all of Manitowoc, Janet Seichter, New Holstein. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.

    Lester was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters-in-law; Robert and Agnes Klingeisen, Irene Klingeisen, three sisters and three brothers-in-law; Lillian and Clarence Savage, Rosella and Wilfert Miller, Violet and Alois Schleis, three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law; Florence Binversie, Janet Binversie, Leona and George Ziegelbauer, Eugene Binversie, infant brother-in-law, Roman. Lester was also preceded in death by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday March 28, 2012, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Richard Klingeisen and the Rev. David Zimmerman with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum.

    The family will greet relatives and friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills where a prayer service will conclude the visitation at 8 p.m.. The visitation will continue on Wednesday morning March 28, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills.

    In lieu of flowers the family is requesting memorials be made in Lester's name to St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills or the church school in Clarks Mills.

    The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders is assisting the family with funeral arrangements

    Special thanks to his care companions for their help and compassion which allowed dad to stay at home. The family thanks all who prayed for and visited him during the end of his life journey.

    Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Mar. 25, 2012.

Leona Theresa Binversie

F, b. October 5, 1927, d. February 28, 1983

Parents

Family: George Joseph Ziegelbauer (b. April 21, 1924, d. February 17, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: Leona Theresa Binversie was born on October 5, 1927 in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on February 28, 1983, at age 55, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

George Joseph Ziegelbauer

M, b. April 21, 1924, d. February 17, 2002

Family: Leona Theresa Binversie (b. October 5, 1927, d. February 28, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: George Joseph Ziegelbauer was born on April 21, 1924 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on February 17, 2002, at age 77, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: George J. Ziegelbauer Jr., 77, Green Bay, died Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2002, at Moraine Ridge. The son of the late George and Diana Ziegelbauer was born in Manitowoc on April 21, 1924.

    He graduated from Lincoln High School in Manitowoc where he played baseball and basketball. George always said he was 'Irish' because he attended Notre Dame. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. George married the former Leona Binversie on July 10, 1948. George was the founder and owner of Triangle Distributing Inc. in 1949.

    Leona preceded him in death on Feb. 28, 1983. George was a member of St. Bernard Parish. He also enjoyed his left-handed bowling team. He was a member of the Preble Optimists Club and Preble Businessmen’s Association. George enjoyed all his friends at Moraine Ridge and going out to eat at Ponderosa.

    He is survived by seven children and spouses: Donald and Nancy Ziegelbauer of Sturgeon Bay; Gary and Marti Spittell Ziegelbauer of Green Bay; Sharon and Charlie Brecklin of Green Bay; Bruce and Bonnie Ziegelbauer of Port Charlotte, Fla.; Kim and Bob Spoerl of Waupaca; Kathy and Bob Bomber of Green Bay; Sue and Jim Gerby Polasik of Green Bay; 22 grandchildren; three great-grandsons; two brothers and one sister-in-law: James Irene Ziegelbauer of Manitowoc; Dr. Fritz Ziegelbauer of Fond du Lac; many other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Brian Ziegelbauer.

    Visitation at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Wednesday visitation will continue at St. Bernard Parish, 2040 Hillside Lane from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Parish with the Rev. David Pleier and the Rev. Richard Klingeisen concelebrating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Special thanks to the caring friends and employees of Moraine Ridge. A memorial fund has been established for the American Heart Association.

Roman Binversie

M, b. 1934, d. 1935

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Biography

  • Birth: Roman Binversie was born in 1934.
  • Death: He died in 1935, at age ~1.

Eugene Arthur Binversie

M, b. January 11, 1945, d. October 6, 1982

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Biography

  • Birth: Eugene Arthur Binversie was born on January 11, 1945 in Meeme, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 17, 1967.
  • Death: He died on October 6, 1982, at age 37, in Kiel, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Eugene A. Binversie, 37, of 16518 Point Creek Road, Kiel, died unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, Oct. 6, at his home of an apparent heart attack. Funeral services will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, and 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. The Rev. Reginald Schrimpf and a nephew, the Rev. Richard Klingeisen will co-celebrate the Mass and burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Mr. Binversie was born Jan. 11, 1945, in the Town of Meeme, son of the late Henry Binversie and Elizabeth Baer Binversie. He attended Kiel High School and was graduated with the class of 1963. He served in the United States Army Reserve. He married Fay Langenhan, June 17, 1967, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. The couple settled on the Binversie homestead farm in the Town of Meeme. Mr. Binversie was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill, the Mens Club of the chruch, and Manitowoc County Holstein Breeders Association. He was a dealer for Super Crest Seeds. He was also an alumni of Kiel Future Farmers of America.

    Survivors include his wife, Fay; three sons, Scott, Michael and Jeffrey at home; his mother, Elizabeth Binversie of rural Manitowoc; three brother, Herman of Route 1, Kiel, and Robert and Stanley of Route 2, Kiel, and five sisters, Mrs. Lester (Dolores) Klingeisen of Cato, Mrs. George (Leona) Ziegelbauer and Mrs. James (Irene) Ziegelbauer of Green Bay, Mrs. Dean (Virginia) Brennan of rural Manitowoc, and Mrs. Gordon (Janet) Seichter of New Holstein. He was preceded in death by a brother. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Thursday where a wake service will be held at 8 p.m.
    Herald Times Reporter, October 6, 1982 P. 3.

Fay Langenhan

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Family: Eugene Arthur Binversie (b. January 11, 1945, d. October 6, 1982)

Irene Binversie

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John Ziegelbauer

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Virginia Binversie

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Family: Dean F Brennan (b. April 20, 1930, d. October 8, 2013)

Dean F Brennan

M, b. April 20, 1930, d. October 8, 2013

Biography

  • Birth: Dean F Brennan was born on April 20, 1930 in Valders, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 8, 2013, at age 83, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Dean "Dick" Brennan, (The Chief) age 83, of 1204 Fleetwood Drive, Manitowoc, died peacefully late Tuesday evening, October 8, 2013 at home with his loving family at his side after a long and courageous battle with cancer.Dean was born on April 20, 1930 in Valders, son of the late Owen and Cinderella (Breu) Brennan. He attended grade school at Clarks Mills and graduated from Valders High School, Class of 1948. On January 20, 1951 he married the former Virginia Binversie at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. Dean & Virginia formed the business Dean Brennan Transport in 1952. Dean & Virginia enjoyed traveling with their motor home and all the friends they've made over the years. He enjoyed spending time at their cottage at English Lake, watching Packer games with his family and all holidays spent at home with his family. He enjoyed hunting with his sons which led to being a member of the National Rifle Association and Ducks Unlimited, among others, which included Pioneer Trucker of the Year, American Trucking Association, and was the recipient of many trucking honors throughout the years. Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years: Virginia, Manitowoc; ten daughters and eight sons-in-law: Cinderella & Wayne Van De Hey, Cecil, Linda (Lyn) Hardtke, Manitowoc, Kathie & Bill O'Leary, Reedsville, Rose & Steve Vohwinkel, Manitowoc, Connie "Con" Sieracki and special friend Pedro, Manitowoc, Karen & Bobbie Minor, Kewaskum, Ann & Jerry Bieberitz, Valders, Sandy & Jerry Kelley, Plymouth, MN, Amy & Kurt Scharrer, Brillion, Tina & Mike Kratz, Manitowoc; three sons and three daughters-in-law: Gary "Buck" & Jackie Brennan, Manitowoc, Brian & Jackie Brennan, Valders, Mark "Goob" & Kim Brennan, Manitowoc; grandchildren include: Jeff (Jill) Gosz, Illinois, James Gosz, Appleton, Jenna Sieracki, Manitowoc, Ryan O'Leary, Brillion, Jen (Seth) Schneider, Collins, Eric (Marlie) Vohwinkel, North Carolina, Jesse Vohwinkel, Green Bay, Matt (Olivia) Vohwinkel, Ohio, Jerrod (Katie) Bieberitz, Derrick (Courtney) Bieberitz, all of Valders, Kim (Matt) Strother, Manitowoc, Brooke, Jamie, April and Anthony "Big Guy" Hardtke, Manitowoc, Branigan (Katie) Brennan, Manitowoc, McKenzie Brennan & fiancé Sheldon, DePere, Jacob Brennan, Brittany Stankey, Brandon, Thomasina, Jeremiah, Isaac, Micah, Sholah & Phoebe Minor, Kewaskum, Ashley & Matthew Scharrer, Milwaukee, Samantha & Ben Scharrer, Brillion, Kyrsten (Derek) Johnson, South Dakota, Michael Kelley, Minnesota, Brianna Brennan, Georgia, Alyssa & Brandon Brennan, Valders, Jordan & Lindsey Brennan , Travis & Austin Kratz, all of Manitowoc; and great grandchildren include: Evan & Caden Gosz, Illinois, Olivia Hill, Manitowoc, Braxton Gosz, Oshkosh, Makenna, Alexa & Trentin Bieberitz, Valders, Jacob Vohwinkel, Ohio, Adam Johnson, South Dakota and Ava Brennan, Manitowoc.Dean is further survived by a brother: John (Jack) Brennan; six sisters and three brothers-in-law: Sue Kostalic, Carol (Darwin) Koerth, Peggy (Loren) Johnson, Edith Hood, Dorothy Suttles, Joan (Gary) Lembke; sisters-in-law: Kandy Brennan, Roseann Brennan, Elaine Brennan, Corrine Brennan, Kathleen Brennan, Joan Brennan, Irene (James) Ziegelbauer, Janet Seichter, Fay Binversie; and brothers-in-law: Robert Binversie and Stanley (Kay) Binversie. Many, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his step mother: Edith Brennan; a son: Todd Brennan; a grandson: Alex; a son-in-law: Andy Hardtke; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Henry & Elizabeth Binversie; nine brothers: James, Michael, Howard, Thomas, William, Bernard, Clifford, Raymond & Dale (Chris) Brennan; four brothers-in-law: Herman (Florence) Binversie, Eugene Binversie, Gordon Seichter, Roman Binversie; and three sisters-in-law: Delores (Lester) Klingeisen, Leona (George) Ziegelbauer and Janet Binversie. entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth.

Robert Henry Binversie

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Family: Janet Miller

Janet Miller

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Janet Binversie

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Family: Gordon N Seichter (b. December 4, 1938, d. February 16, 2010)

Gordon N Seichter

M, b. December 4, 1938, d. February 16, 2010

Biography

  • Birth: Gordon N Seichter was born on December 4, 1938.
  • Death: He died on February 16, 2010, at age 71.
  • Note: Gordon N. Seichter, 71, of New Holstein died at home on February 16, 2010.

    He was born on December 4, 1938 in the city of New Holstein, son of the late Martin and Helen (Schneider) Seichter.

    He attended school in New Holstein until going in to the Marines in 1955 where he served until 1958.

    He married Janet Binversie on April 30, 1960 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in School Hill.

    Gordon worked at Tecumseh Products from 1958 until his retirement in 2002.

    He enjoyed his family, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Outdoor Club, Fishing Club of Brothertown and the New Holstein American Legion Post 124.

    After retirement he enjoyed fixing lawn mowers as a hobby.

    He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in New Holstein.

    Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Janet of New Holstein; seven children, Martin (Mary) Seichter of rural Valders, Jacqueline (Michael) Zyderveld of Fort Myers, FL, Jeff Seichter and fiancé Wendi Hermsen of Appleton, Judy (Troy) Williams of New Holstein, Donald Seichter of Fond du Lac, Laura (Dave) Wirth of Merton and David (Roxann) Seichter of Gilbert, AZ. He is further survived by 16 grandchildren, two brothers, Dan (Joan) Seichter, Jerry (Mary Jane) Seichter, both of Fond du Lac and a sister Mary Ann Seichter of New Holstein. He is further survived by Aunt Marie Muenster of New Holstein and numerous in-laws, Vern Vogel, Herman Binversie, Robert Binversie, Stanley (Kay) Binversie, Faye Binversie all of Kiel, Lester Klingeisen of Clarks Mills, Irene (Jim) Ziegelbauer, Virginia (Dean) Brennan all of Manitowoc, nephews, nieces and cousins.

    He was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph Seichter; his sister, Janice Vogel; his mother and father in-law, Henry and Elizabeth Binversie and several in-laws Florence Binversie, Janet Binversie, Leona (George) Ziegebauer, Dolores Klingeisen, and Eugene Binversie.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1724 Madison Street in New Holstein. Rev. Harold Berryman, Pastor, will officiate.

    Burial with military rites conducted by the New Holstein American Legion Post 124 will take place in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may call at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Avenue, New Holstein on Friday, February 19, 2010 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday morning at Holy Rosary Catholic Church from 10:00 A.M.– 11:00 A.M. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home Friday evening at 7:45 P.M.

    The family would like to thank all those that helped to care for Gordon, prayed for him, visited, sent food, called and made the process easier on all of us. Special thanks to Diane Dyer who assisted us through-out his battle with cancer.

    For additional information, please call the Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein (920) 898-4300, or visit www.sippelfuneralhome.net

    The Sheboygan Press

    February 17, 2010.