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Rita J Lorge

F, b. November 3, 1923, d. January 5, 2018

Biography

  • Birth: Rita J Lorge was born on November 3, 1923 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on January 5, 2018, at age 94, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Neenah, Wisconsin - Rita J. Griffin, age 94, of Neenah passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 5, 2018 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah with her beloved family by her side. She was born on November 3, 1923 in Bear Creek, Wisconsin, daughter of the late August and Laura (DuPont) Lorge. On December 27, 1943 she married Michael T. Griffin at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bear Creek. Their marriage was blessed with 11 children and 45 wonderful years before Michael preceded her in death on February 23, 1988. Rita was a hard worker and held down several jobs, all the while raising her large family. She was a long-time member of St. Gabriel Parish in Neenah. Rita enjoyed doing crafts, cooking and baking, and cherished time spent with her beloved family which she was so proud of. Rita would spend all year making sure that she had hand-made gifts for her family by Christmas. She will be remembered as a strong-willed woman with a kind and very loving heart.

    She is survived by her daughters: Joan Mindel, Charlotte (Merlin) Stingle, Theresa (Randy) Schutt, Robin (Tom) Gilbertson; her sons: Michael (Judy) Griffin, Leon (Kaye) Griffin, David (Lisa) Griffin, Clifford Griffin, William (Vicki) Griffin, Douglas (Sandra) Griffin; 23 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; her sister, Rosanna Jensen. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Marion Taggart; daughters-in-law: Marlene Griffin and Linda Griffin; sons-in-law: James Taggart and Darrell Mindel; 10 brothers and sisters.

    The Funeral Mass for Rita will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel Catholic Church (900 Geiger Street, Neenah) with Father Larry Seidl officiating. Friends will be received directly at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for Rita is being established to benefit St. Gabriel Parish.

    The family would like to thank the ICU staff at Theda Clark for your honesty, care, and compassion.

    Westgor Funeral Home

    205 W. Doty Ave. Neenah 722-7151

    Condolences: www.westgorfuneralhomes.com

    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Jan. 7, 2018.

Joan Griffin

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Theresa Griffin

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Randy Schutt

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Robin Griffin

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Thomas Gilbertson

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Leon Griffin

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Michael Griffin

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David Griffin

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William Griffin

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Douglas Griffin

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Marion F Griffin

F, b. June 3, 1946, d. April 6, 2008

Biography

  • Birth: Marion F Griffin was born on June 3, 1946.
  • Death: She died on April 6, 2008, at age 61.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.

James W Taggart

M, b. January 21, 1939, d. April 11, 1997

Biography

  • Birth: James W Taggart was born on January 21, 1939.
  • Death: He died on April 11, 1997, at age 58.

August Lorge

M, b. October 15, 1881, d. June 4, 1942

Biography

  • Birth: August Lorge was born on October 15, 1881.
  • Death: He died on June 4, 1942, at age 60.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

Laura DuPont

F, b. December 5, 1889, d. December 11, 1991

Biography

  • Birth: Laura DuPont was born on December 5, 1889.
  • Death: She died on December 11, 1991, at age 102.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

Craig Hamilton

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John James

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David Eaton

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Ione Caroline Radder

F, b. March 11, 1910, d. July 20, 1989

Family: William L Jorgenson (b. July 14, 1904, d. April 22, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Ione Caroline Radder was born on March 11, 1910.
  • Death: She died on July 20, 1989, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Jeanne C Jorgenson

F, b. November 25, 1933, d. December 31, 2017

Parents

Family: Piere John Miller (b. December 16, 1928, d. August 29, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Jeanne C Jorgenson was born on November 25, 1933 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Piere John Miller were married on October 1, 1955.
  • Death: Jeanne C Jorgenson died on December 31, 2017, at age 84.
  • Note: Appleton - Jeanne C. Miller, age 84, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born November 25, 1933 in Neenah, WI; to the late William and Ione (Radder) Jorgenson. Jeanne was raised in Neenah, Menasha, and Appleton. She spoke often about the two years her family spent living in Canada when she was in her early teens. Jeanne married Perie John Miller, Sr., on October 1, 1955. Jeanne was employed by Zwicker Knitting Mills as a Yarn Winder until her retirement in 1978.

    She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Miller, her grandchildren, Karen (Chad) Mullen, Amanda Stanelle (fiancé Max Ramirez), and Justin Stanelle. She is also survived by her two great-grandsons, Ayden and Marcos Perez Gonzalez. Jeanne is further survived by her siblings, Barbara (Everett) Sachs, Peggy (James) Natrop, and James Jorgenson.

    Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband, Perie John Miller, Sr., a son, Perie John Miller, Jr, a daughter, Kim Iris Miller, also by a sister, Mary Jorgenson and a brother, Robert Jorgenson.

    In keeping with Jeanne's wishes, no services are being held.

    The family would like to thank the caregivers from Affinity Hospice.

Allen Rosera

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Judith Sager

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James Ziegert

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Duane John Sager

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Cindy Sue Kaminske

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