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Lilly B Appleton

F, b. 1868

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Lilly B Appleton was born in 1868.

John H Appleton

M, b. 1870

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: John H Appleton was born in 1870.

Godefridus Megens

M, b. circa 1770, d. March 10, 1856

Parents

Family 1: Maria Vanderburgt (b. circa 1770)

Family 2: Hendrica deRoover (b. May 24, 1785, d. October 13, 1869)

Biography

  • Birth: Godefridus Megens was born circa 1770.
  • Marriage: He and Hendrica deRoover were married on August 23, 1807.
  • Death: Godefridus Megens died on March 10, 1856 in Megen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johanna Bernarda Toonen

F, b. November 16, 1825, d. February 1, 1884

Parents

Family: Hendrikus Meggelaar (b. November 16, 1818, d. March 14, 1880)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Bernarda Toonen was born on November 16, 1825 in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hendrikus Meggelaar were married on April 18, 1857 in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johanna Bernarda Toonen died on February 1, 1884, at age 58, in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Joseph Zelinski

M, b. circa 1895

Family: Vionette Viola Sensenbrenner (b. circa 1895)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Zelinski was born circa 1895.

Vionette Viola Sensenbrenner

F, b. circa 1895

Family: Joseph Zelinski (b. circa 1895)

Biography

  • Birth: Vionette Viola Sensenbrenner was born circa 1895.

Adamus Mathijs vanGerwen

M, b. 1765, d. February 8, 1819

Parents

Family: Cornelia Wouters Aalbers deWit (b. circa 1765, d. June 9, 1812)

Biography

  • Birth: Adamus Mathijs vanGerwen was born in 1765 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on February 8, 1819, at age ~54, in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Cornelia Wouters Aalbers deWit

F, b. circa 1765, d. June 9, 1812

Parents

Family: Adamus Mathijs vanGerwen (b. 1765, d. February 8, 1819)

Biography

  • Birth: Cornelia Wouters Aalbers deWit was born circa 1765.
  • Death: She died on June 9, 1812 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Pheebe Jane Darling

F, b. August 28, 1896, d. November 6, 1968

Parents

Family: Joseph John Fischer (b. May 19, 1884, d. January 9, 1934)

Biography

  • Birth: Pheebe Jane Darling was born on August 28, 1896.
  • Death: She died on November 6, 1968, at age 72.

Leonard Andrew Fischer

M, b. April 12, 1937, d. November 12, 2007

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Leonard Andrew Fischer was born on April 12, 1937.
  • Death: He died on November 12, 2007, at age 70, in Lake Geneva, Walworth Co, Wisconsin.

Melvin Joseph Fischer

M, b. July 25, 1925, d. December 2, 2003

Parents

Family: Marlene Unknown (b. February 25, 1932, d. December 3, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Melvin Joseph Fischer was born on July 25, 1925.
  • Death: He died on December 2, 2003, at age 78, in Necedah, Juneau Co, Wisconsin.

Eugene Clarence Fischer

M, b. August 5, 1929, d. May 7, 1990

Parents

Family: Maxine Rose Pickering (b. September 8, 1932, d. April 24, 1984)

Biography

  • Birth: Eugene Clarence Fischer was born on August 5, 1929.
  • Death: He died on May 7, 1990, at age 60, in Harvey, Cook Co, Illinois.

Margaret Fischer

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Parents

Family: Arthur VanHagen Stewart (b. July 24, 1908, d. May 22, 1992)

Louis Adolph Hanson

M, b. May 16, 1891, d. October 5, 1918

Family: Julia Fischer (b. January 25, 1891, d. circa 1957)

Biography

  • Birth: Louis Adolph Hanson was born on May 16, 1891 in Deerfield, Dane Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Julia Fischer were married in 1911.
  • Death: Louis Adolph Hanson died on October 5, 1918, at age 27, in Kansas.

Barbara Mary Niesen

F, b. February 17, 1948, d. June 5, 2011

Parents

Family 1: Robert Heilman

Family 2: Gordon Braun

Biography

  • Birth: Barbara Mary Niesen was born on February 17, 1948.
  • Marriage: She was married on May 31, 1991.
  • Death: She died on June 5, 2011, at age 63.
  • Note: She never held back time, money or friendship

    She was born Barbara Niesen in Kaukauna, Wisconsin in 1948, to Herbert A. and Adeline J. (Eiting) Niesen. Barb married her soul mate Gordy Braun on May 31, 1991. Together they enjoyed travelling, work, gardening, mowing the lawn with her new Hustler mower. Barb once desired to be a clown and numerous examples adorned their home. As a young girl she often accompanied her dad on hunting and fishing trips. These interests were carried on to her adult life. Known as the neighborhood "Party Planner", many stories were shared during her final journey about the great times she shared with friends.

    Special friends who loved and supported both she and Gordy in the past and on this recent journey include: The Black Creek Pickers; Cindy and Scott; Noble; Linda and Bill; Rusty, Carrie and Family; Shane, Leah, Trenton and Caitlin; Jay, Amy and Family; Tom and Connie; Geno and Jenny; The Birling Family; Jeff and Joan; Pat and Laurie; Gunny and Sharon; Terri and Mark and many, many others.In addition to her dear husband Gordy, she is survived by her family: Kathy (Sam) Neuman; Carol (Hank) Mandel; Jim (Diane) Niesen; Virginia (Ross) Holbrook; Eileen (Peter) Gossen; Jodi (Ken) Schott; Judy (Fred) Sommerfeld and many wonderful nieces and nephews. Her beloved pets and companions: Gem, Sammy and Buddy were a great comfort to her.

    Special thanks are extended to my family: Tina, Brandon, Kyle and Jeff; Randy, Wendy and family; Steve and Betsy, my father, Jerry and mother, Rita with love from Gordy.

    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Thursday, June 9, 2011, from 3 p.m. until memorial services at 6 p.m. with Fr. Theodore Hendricks officiating. We will continue to celebrate and remember Barb's life at Plaza Family Restaurant following the services. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com

    Barb was guided to the afterlife, this last journey, on the eve of the death of her nephew, Brent. Her parents Herb and Addie Niesen, and sister, Mary Jo Gellerman, also proceeded her in death.

    Special gratitude goes out to 4th floor Bellin Hospital, Unity Palliative Care & Hospice and Bellin Cancer Center.
  • Graduation: She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1966.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Robert Heilman

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Parents

Family: Barbara Mary Niesen (b. February 17, 1948, d. June 5, 2011)

Virginia Niesen

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Parents

Family 1: Ross Holbrook

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Bryce Peters

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Leona Palak

F, b. December 31, 1899, d. May 22, 2000

Family: George Joseph Fischer (b. June 12, 1897, d. June 15, 1964)

Biography

  • Birth: Leona Palak was born on December 31, 1899.
  • Marriage: She and George Joseph Fischer were married on July 19, 1922 in Clintonville, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Leona Palak died on May 22, 2000, at age 100, in Albuquerque, Bernillio Co, New Mexico.

George Ardlin Darling

M, b. January 4, 1866, d. December 20, 1934

Family: Cora May Doney (b. February 22, 1872, d. October 25, 1970)

Biography

  • Birth: George Ardlin Darling was born on January 4, 1866 in Eureka, Winnebabo Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Cora May Doney were married on June 28, 1891 in Manawa, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: George Ardlin Darling died on December 20, 1934, at age 68, in Manawa, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.

Cora May Doney

F, b. February 22, 1872, d. October 25, 1970

Family: George Ardlin Darling (b. January 4, 1866, d. December 20, 1934)

Biography

  • Birth: Cora May Doney was born on February 22, 1872 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and George Ardlin Darling were married on June 28, 1891 in Manawa, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Cora May Doney died on October 25, 1970, at age 98, in Manawa, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.

Margaret Doerfler

F, b. August 16, 1860, d. November 3, 1935

Parents

Family: Mathias Kitzinger (b. May 20, 1849, d. April 2, 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Doerfler was born on August 16, 1860 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Mathias Kitzinger were married in April 1885 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Margaret Doerfler died on November 3, 1935, at age 75, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: There is a grave marker in St. Mary Cemetery, Black Creek which lists Magarethe with a birth date of Oct. 11, 1860 and no death date, apparently because she was burried in Appleton.

    Obituary, November 4, 1935, Appleton Post-Crescent

    Mrs. Margaret Kitzinger
    Mrs. Margaret Kitzinger, 75, died at 8 o'clock Sunday evening at her home, 915 W Harris street, after a short illness. Born in Ellington, Mrs. Kitzinger spent most of her life on a farm near Black Creek, moving to Appleton 20 years ago. She was a member of St. Joseph church and the Christian Mothers society. Survivors are seven daughters, Sister F. Protase, Sister M. Gervase and Sister M. Leonis, Order of St. Francis, St. Francis; Mrs. Leonard C. Wolf, Mrs. Edward Pleier, Mrs. Joseph C. Loessel and Miss Hilda Kitzinger, Appleton; two sons, Peter and J ohn, Black Creek; five sisters, Sister M. Theophila, Order of St. Francis, Jefferson; Sister M. Philomine, Order of St. Francis, Park Falls; Mrs. Nicholas Dorn and Mrs. Francis Kronz, Appleton; Mrs. Joseph Ehm, Greenville, two brothers, Frank Doerfler, Amarillo, Texas and Peter Nussbaum, Center; 19 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 Wednesday morning at the residence and at 9 o'clock at St. Joseph church. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery. The Christian Mothers society will hold a prayer service at 7:30 Monday evening and the body will be at the residence from Monday afternoon until the time of the service.

Genevieve Catherine VanHandel

F, b. December 26, 1910, d. March 30, 2004

Parents

Family: Norbert Justin Feldkamp (b. July 26, 1904, d. March 25, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Genevieve Catherine VanHandel was born on December 26, 1910 in Town of Vandenbroek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Norbert Justin Feldkamp were married on June 1, 1932 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Genevieve Catherine VanHandel died on March 30, 2004, at age 93.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Norbert Justin Feldkamp

M, b. July 26, 1904, d. March 25, 1995

Parents

Family: Genevieve Catherine VanHandel (b. December 26, 1910, d. March 30, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: Norbert Justin Feldkamp was born on July 26, 1904 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Genevieve Catherine VanHandel were married on June 1, 1932 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Norbert Justin Feldkamp died on March 25, 1995, at age 90, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph John VanHandel

M, b. March 2, 1898, d. February 4, 1981

Parents

Family: Catherine Bongers (b. September 5, 1901, d. June 5, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph John VanHandel was born on March 2, 1898 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on March 2, 1898 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine Bongers were married on May 25, 1926 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joseph John VanHandel died on February 4, 1981, at age 82.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/16.