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Julie Cecelia Kemkes

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Debra Collar

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Peter Peterson

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Debbie L Taylor

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Delores Kemkes

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Family: Dallas A Curtis (b. May 17, 1933, d. October 17, 2016)

Dallas A Curtis

M, b. May 17, 1933, d. October 17, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Dallas A Curtis was born on May 17, 1933 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 17, 2016, at age 83.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Dallas A. Curtis, age 83, of Appleton, fell asleep in the loving arms of the Lord, with an angel and his wife by his side at Brewster Village. Dallas was born in Waupaca on May 17, 1933 to the late Allen and Eleanor (Sievertson) Curtis. On May 14, 1960, he was united in marriage to Dolores Kemkes at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Appleton. The couple celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary earlier this year. Dallas worked as a fork lift operator at Paycon Corp for many years. He enjoyed model trains, watching the birds, eating at Angels Restaurant, and playing cards - but most of all, he loved the Lord and going to church, attending services several times each week.

    He is survived by his loving wife, Dolores, Appleton; 2 sisters: Diane (Robert) Grulke, Amherst and Arlouine (Paul) Van Zeeland, Kaukauna. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Eleanor Noss, and a brother Carson T. Curtis.

    A funeral service will take place at 11 am on Friday, October 21, at First United Methodist Church, 325 E. Franklin St. Appleton. Friends and relatives may visit at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel from 4 to 6 pm on Thursday, and directly at the church on Friday from 10 am until the time of service. Entombment will take place at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Brewster Village for the compassionate care shown to Dallas, Father Gerald Falk and Father Jim Leary OFM Cap for the many prayers and blessings, and to James Zepnick and John Davids for their many years of friendship.

Paul Henry Rohloff

M, b. June 9, 1880, d. June 1, 1966

Family: Metz Henrietta Scholz (b. February 28, 1896, d. November 8, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Paul Henry Rohloff was born on June 9, 1880 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 1, 1966, at age 85, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Hortense Smet

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Family: Raymond S VanHandel (b. October 7, 1923, d. September 7, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Hortense Smet was born on November 9, 1921 in Milladore, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Raymond S VanHandel were married on April 5, 1945 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Hortense Smet died on November 6, 1997, at age 75, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

James VanHandel

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Sara VanHandel

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Francis Smet

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Kenneth Bernard Spice

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Catherine Ann Smet

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Biography

  • Birth: Catherine Ann Smet was born on October 20, 1922 in Milladore, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Clement E (Bud) Schlimm were married on April 5, 1945.
  • Death: Catherine Ann Smet died on January 31, 2013, at age 90.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Catherine Ann Schlimm (Smet), age 90, passed away peacefully in her home on January 31, 2013. She was born in Miladore, WI on October 20, 1922 to Peter Smet and Katherine de Beukelaer.

    Catherine married Clement (Bud) Schlimm on April 5, 1945. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton since her marriage to Clement. Catherine and Clement loved farming the Schlimm family farm in Greenville.

    Everyone will remember Catherine for her unconditional commitment to her family, her deep love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren and her tremendous example of work ethic with the family farm. Catherine enjoyed playing cards with her two card clubs, polka dancing, cooking and baking. She also enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens so she could grow food for the St. Joseph's Food Panty.

    She was loved dearly and truly will be missed by her family and loved ones. Catherine is survived by her children: Barbara (Ed) Griesbach, Richard (Terry Bork) Schlimm, Kathryn (David) Howman, David (Mary) Schlimm, Michael Schlimm, John (Debbie) Schlimm, and Susan Schlimm Jansen: her grandchildren: Shane (Erica) Griesbach, Staci Griesbach, Matthew (Stephanie) Schlimm, Amanda Schlimm, Lori (Tony) Hobbs, Catherine (Chris) Fellner, Rachel (Mark) Skinkis, Jessica Schlimm, Theresa (Zach) DeWitt, Michael (Jessica Willey) Schlimm, Nathan Schlimm (Megan Lindsey), Shannon (Leeann White) Schlimm, Chasity (Adam Tierney) Schlimm, Caleb Schlimm, Travis Jansen and Hollie Jansen: her great-grandchildren: Wyatt and Bailey Griesbach, Isaiah Schlimm, Talen and Emberly Hobbs, Caitlyn and Caralee Fellner, Khloe Skinkis, Decaprien, Jayanni, Jazarah Schlimm, Evan, Gabriel and Catherine DeWitt, and Shelby Patterson: her brothers: Joseph (Ceil) Smet, Francis Smet, Clarence (Margaret) Smet, and sister: Margaret Smet Bowers, sister-in-law: Alice (Leighton)Larsen, nieces and nephews.

    Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Clement in 1983; her parents, Peter and Katherine; her sisters and brothers-in-law: Marion Smet, Josephine (John) Wallace, Hortense (Jack) Van Handel; brother: Ed Smet; sister-in-law, Germaine Smet; brother-in-law: Norman Bowers; father and mother-in-law: Henry and Helen Schlimm; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Clarence and Mary Schlimm, Viola Schlimm, Sister M Melita.

    The Mass of the Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at St. Therese Catholic Church 213 E. Wisconsin Avenue Appleton, with the Rev. William Hoffman officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Appleton. Catherine's family will receive relatives and friends on Monday at the funeral home from 4-7 PM with a prayer service to be held at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday at the church from 9 AM until the time of the Mass.

    A memorial fund is being established for the local food pantries. Online condolences may be made at: www.valleyfh.com.

Margaret Smet

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Clement E (Bud) Schlimm

M, b. June 20, 1922, d. October 13, 1983

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Biography

  • Birth: Clement E (Bud) Schlimm was born on June 20, 1922 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine Ann Smet were married on April 5, 1945.
  • Death: Clement E (Bud) Schlimm died on October 13, 1983, at age 61, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY Friday, Octobe 14, 1983

    Clement E. Schlimm 'Bud' 1021 Greenville Dr. Rt 1, Appleton

    Age 61, died Thursday. He was born June 20, 1922 in Appleton. He farmed in the Town of Greenville all of his life. He was a former director of the Greenville Co-op Gas Co. and was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church.

    Survivors include his wife Catherine Smet; three daughters and sons in-law; Barbara and Edward Griesbach, Hortonville; Kathryn and David Howman, Appleton; Susan, at home; four sons and daughter in-law; Richard and Sheila, Ripon; David and Mary, John and Debroah, all of Appleton; Michael, Larsen; a brother, Clarence, Seymour; three sisters; Viola Schlimm, Appleton; Sister M. Melita, Manitowoc; Mrs. Leighton [Alice] Larson, Kimberly; 12 grandchildren.

    The complete funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Therese Catholic Church with the Rev. David Koch officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call at the Thomas Ellenbecker Funeral Home, Appleton, from 4 to 9 Sunday and from 8:30 Monday until the cortege leaves for the church. There will be a prayer service 7:30 p.m. Sunday. A memorial fund is being established.

Norman Bowers

M, b. February 25, 1933, d. May 2, 2011

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  • Birth: Norman Bowers was born on February 25, 1933 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 2, 2011, at age 78.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Norman Bowers, Kaukauna, age 78, died Monday, May 2, 2011, peacefully at home after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Norman was born February 25, 1933, in Kaukauna, the son of the late Henry and Cecelia (Schampers) Bowers. On March 2, 1954, Norman married the former Margaret Smet at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna and enjoyed 57 years of marriage. He farmed for many years and then co-owned and operated Bowers Brothers feed mill with his brother, Bud, until retirement.

    He enjoyed his hunting and fishing trips to Canada, woodworking, puzzles, and enjoyed time spent at his cabin on the Wolf River hunting and fishing with his son-in-laws and grandkids, and playing cards with his family and friends.

    Norman is survived by his wife, Margaret; five daughters: Diane (John) Costello, Shari (Pete) Colwell, Debbie (Rick) Meulemans, LeaAnn (Dan) Meulemans and Donna (Darren) Cornelissen; fifteen grandchildren: Jason, Dani, Shawn, Jesse, Jamie, Nicole, Karie, Jeremy, Tara, Christopher, Chris, Sarah, Tyler, Travis and Ryan; sixteen great-grandchildren; his sisters, Mary Hermes, Arlene Blair and Roseanne (Bob) Bastian; his brothers: Bernard (Eleanor), Clarence (Nancy); two sister-in-laws, Janie Bowers and Ann Bowers; and is further survived by his wife's family: Catherine Schlimm, Frances Smet, Joe (Ceil) Smet, Clarence (Margaret) Smet, and Jack Van Handel.

    Norman was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Lawrence and Lloyd; two sisters and their spouses, Lorraine (Jim) Schillcox, Millie (Roy) Lamers; two brothers-in-law, Cletus Blair and Joe Hermes. He was further preceded in death by his wife's family: Katherine and Peter Smet, Ed Smet, Marion Smet, Taunce Van Handel, Bud Schlimm, John and Josie Wallace, and Germaine Smet.

    Friends may call Friday, May 6, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Clare Parish-St. Paul site, Wrightstown. Visitation will continue on Saturday at church from 9 a.m. until the hour of Mass at 10 a.m., with Fr. Robert Kabat officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home, Wrightstown, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome. com.

    The family would like to thank ThedaCare at Home Hospice for their compassionate care during his illness. Special thanks to the CNA's and nurses and volunteers.

Wayne Nackers

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jean Vosters

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Jodi Lynn Nackers

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

Jeremy Alan Olmsted

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Andrew William VanOfferen

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Kimberly J Mueller

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Jennifer Valentyne

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

Troy Vandenberg

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