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Edwin Theodore VanDyke

M, b. July 29, 1936, d. March 18, 2015

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Family: Judith Ann DeBruin (b. December 8, 1942, d. November 16, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Edwin Theodore VanDyke was born on July 29, 1936 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Judith Ann DeBruin were married on August 4, 1962 in Holy Name Church, Kimberly, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Edwin Theodore VanDyke died on March 18, 2015, at age 78, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Edwin T. Van Dyke, Kaukauna, age 78, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at his home. He was born July 29, 1936 in Kaukauna, son of the late Edwin F. and Dorothy (Kersten) Van Dyke. Edwin was a US Army Veteran. He married Judith DeBruin on August 4, 1962. The couple enjoyed 37 years of marriage together prior to her death on November 16, 1999. Edwin worked for the city of Kaukauna retiring in 1998. He enjoyed traveling and camping and spending time with family and friends. Edwin was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna.

    He is survived by his children: Diane Cappaert, Kaukauna, Robert (Penny) Van Dyke, Greenville and William Van Dyke, Nicholasville, Kentucky; 6 grandchildren: Connie (Brandon) Johnson, Michael Van Dyke, Brittany Van Dyke (special friend Sam), Megan Van Dyke, Amanda and Emily Vandyke; 1 brother: Donald (Pat) Van Dyke, Green Bay; 1 sister: Charlotte (Joe) Weyenberg, Kaukauna; numerous nieces and nephews and special friend, Ken Plach, Appleton.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Ann in 1999.

    A Memorial Service for Edwin will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday March 20, 2015 at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna with Fr. Tom Pomeroy officiating. Friends may call directly at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. The family has chosen Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna to assist them. 766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1955.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Diane Mary VanDyke

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Robert Michael VanDyke

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

William Edwin VanDyke

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Janet Mae Schmit

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Family 1: James Bower

Family 2: Roger Hubbell

Gertrude Jansen

F, b. March 7, 1878, d. July 25, 1954

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Family: Fred Gerritts (b. April 3, 1866, d. February 14, 1958)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Jansen was born on March 7, 1878 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on March 7, 1878 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Fred Gerritts were married on May 5, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gertrude Jansen died on July 25, 1954, at age 76, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/3/26.

Fred Gerritts

M, b. April 3, 1866, d. February 14, 1958

Parents

Family: Gertrude Jansen (b. March 7, 1878, d. July 25, 1954)

Biography

  • Birth: Fred Gerritts was born on April 3, 1866 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on April 6, 1866 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Gertrude Jansen were married on May 5, 1896 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Fred Gerritts died on February 14, 1958, at age 91, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/3/26.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Theodore John Zwick

M, b. November 15, 1900, d. July 7, 1933

Parents

Family: Isabel A Gerritts (b. January 17, 1904, d. November 19, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodore John Zwick was born on November 15, 1900.
  • Death: He died on July 7, 1933, at age 32.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/3/26.

LaVonne Conrad

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Marilyn Claire Conrad

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

David Joseph Conrad

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Family: Amy Jo Leary

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Amy Jo Leary

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Rosemary Gerritts

F, b. September 21, 1918, d. April 24, 2008

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Family: William Playman (b. April 13, 1916, d. January 22, 2009)

St John High School Yearbook 1936

Biography

  • Birth: Rosemary Gerritts was born on September 21, 1918 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William Playman were married on October 4, 1941.
  • Death: Rosemary Gerritts died on April 24, 2008, at age 89.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: April 26, 2008

    Playman, Rosemary
    Rosemary Playman, age 89, of Appleton, died on Thursday, April 24, 2008, after a short illness at Rennes Health Center. She was born on September 21, 1918, in Little Chute, to Frederick and Gertrude Gerritts. Rosemary married William Playman on October 4, 1941, recently celebrating 66 years of marriage.
    She was a member of St. Bernard Parish, Appleton. Rosemary attended Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, and was an active member of the King's Daughters, Century Club, and many school and parish organizations.
    She is survived by her beloved husband, Bill; two loving daughters: Susan (James) Haase and Mary (Robert) Moran; grandchildren: Robert (Christine) Moran, Meghan Moran and William Haase; great-grandchildren: Matthew and William Moran; and many nieces and nephews.
    Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters: Isabelle (Joseph) Conrad and Clara (Frank) Dittmer; her brothers: George (Adelle) Gerritts and Richard (Catherine) Gerritts; and granddaughter, Jamie Haase.
    The funeral liturgy for Rosemary will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 28, 2008, at ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1617 W. Pine St., Appleton, with Fr. Dennis Ryan officiating. The burial will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may call directly at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Bernard Catholic Church are appreciated.
    Wichmann Funeral Home
    537 North Superior Street
    Appleton 920-739-1231
    Online condolences
    www.wichmannfargo.com.
  • Graduation: She graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1936.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

William Playman

M, b. April 13, 1916, d. January 22, 2009

Family: Rosemary Gerritts (b. September 21, 1918, d. April 24, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: William Playman was born on April 13, 1916 in St Croix Falls, Polk Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Rosemary Gerritts were married on October 4, 1941.
  • Death: William Playman died on January 22, 2009, at age 92, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: January 24, 2009

    Playman, William
    William Playman, 92, died on Thursday, January 22, 2009, at the Rennes Health Center, Appleton. He was born on April 13, 1916, to Alva and Ernest Playman in St. Croix Falls, WI. Bill married Rosemary Gerritts on October 4, 1941. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Bill served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked at Kimberly-Clark Corporation his entire career.
    Bill was a member of St. Bernard Parish, Appleton, and active in the University of Minnesota Fox Valley Alumni Club, the Knights of Columbus, and several other parish and civic organizations.
    He is survived by his loving daughters: Susan (James) Haase and Mary (Robert) Moran; grandchildren: Robert (Christine) Moran, Meghan Moran, William Haase; great-grandchildren: Matthew and William Moran; and many nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Rosemary, his sisters: Marion (James) Patterson and Norma (Ray) Johnson; his brother Gordon Playman; and his granddaughter, Jamie Haase.
    The funeral liturgy for Bill will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 26, 2009, at ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1617 W. Pine Street, Appleton, with Fr. Dennis Ryan officiating. The burial will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may call directly at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Joseph Food Pantry are appreciated.
    The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Rennes Health Center staff for their compassionate care for Bill.
    Wichmann Funeral Home
    537 N. Superior St.
    Appleton 920-739-1231
    Online condolences
    www.wichmannfargo.com.

Valerie Kurta

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Family 1: Joseph Ronald Poppe (b. May 29, 1940, d. November 18, 1999)

Eric Aaltonen

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Kristen N Aaltonen

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Mariann Unknown

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Sharon Andrejeski

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Family: Marvin Poppe

Debra Ann Spielbauer

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