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Patricia A Strelow

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Debra Ann Blohm

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Peter John Appleton

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Gordon Edward Mader

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Biography

  • Birth: Gordon Edward Mader was born on December 6, 1921 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ruth M Welhouse were married on September 7, 1949 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gordon Edward Mader died on January 20, 2006, at age 84, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery, Darboy, Wisconsin.
  • Note: January 22, 2006

    Mader, Gordon Gordon Mader, Town of Harrison, age 84, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Parkside Care Center in Little Chute, WI. Gordon was born December 6, 1921, to the late George and Anna (Probst) Mader in Darboy. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II returning after his honorable discharge. Gordon married the former Ruth Welhouse on September 6, 1949, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Kaukauna. He was a lifelong member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Darboy and past Commander and past Chaplin with the American Legion Post 265 of Darboy. Gordon ran the family dairy farm with his brother Edward. He was an accomplished carpenter, a seasoned bartender and enjoyed card playing, especially sheepshead. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; their five children, Kenny (Diane) Mader and their three children, Bryan, Trent & Alyssa; Francis (Diane) Mader and their daughter, Andrea (Dominick) Sopkovich and their son, Ivan; Jeannie Mader; Patty (Howard) Mader-Ebert and their three children, Allison, Jackie & Jaimee and Tony (Sue) Mader and their two children Jordan & Lucas; two sisters-in-law, Mary Mader and Mona Welhouse; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Terri Larson. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers and three sisters. Gordon's Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at Holy Spirit Parish at HOLY ANGELS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Darboy, with Fr. Tom Pomeroy and Fr. Jim Neilson concelebrating. Viewing and visitation will be Monday at the Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Drive, Kaukauna, from 4 p.m. until the Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. and again on Tuesday at Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow the service in the Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family. 920-766-2099. The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph Graunke, the staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Parkside Care Center for the care and compassion they gave Gordon and family during his final days.

Lucas Mader

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Francis Joseph Mader

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Jean Mader

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Patricia Marie Mader

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Anthony William Mader

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Jordan Mader

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Diane Marie VanHandel

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Family 1: Gary Lee Feller

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Alois Arthur (Lloyd) VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ruby Ann VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Gregory John VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Nancy Lee VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Amy Lou VanHandel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Debra Mary VandeHey

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