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Alfred E Schmidt

M, b. December 9, 1926, d. May 12, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Alfred E Schmidt was born on December 9, 1926 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on October 9, 1948 in St Francis Church, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 12, 2016, at age 89, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Francis Cemetery, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Alfred E. "Fritz" Schmidt, Kaukauna, age 89, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at St Paul Hospice. He was born in the Town of Buchanan on December 9, 1926 to the late Frank and Marie (Hartzheim) Schmidt. Fritz enlisted in the US Army on March 16, 1945 and served until November 23, 1946. He served as a sergeant in Japan during the rebuilding efforts of WWII. Fritz married Eunice M. Gerrits on October 9, 1948, at St Francis in Hollandtown. He worked for CW Transport for 35 years until his retirement. He dedicated over 50 years to St. Vincent DePaul of Kaukauna. Serving his community was a very important part of his life. Fritz enjoyed the Cubs, the Packers, golfing, bowling, working in his yard, scallops, old fashions from VanAbels and driving his very clean car. He was a very devoted husband and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Fritz will be greatly missed by all.

    Fritz is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eunice; 6 children: Sue (Mike) LaRosa, Linden; Lois (George Jr.) Cuff, Hortonville; Peggy (Bob) Noll, Appleton; Ken (Kerri), Rhinelander; JoAnn (John) Van Abel, Menasha; Andy (Michele), Delafield; 17 grandchildren: David (Kait) McCullough, Raffica (Ben) Gollmer, Joan LaRosa; Maggie (Alex) Sudbrink; Jenna(Pascal) Hausser, Eric Noll, Daniel Noll, Matt Noll; Adam Schmidt, Jacob (Hallie) Schmidt, Jordan (fiancée Katrina Thorsen) Schmidt, Nathan Schmidt; Molly (Nick) Williams, Sarah Van Abel, Michael Van Abel; Chelsea (fiance Bill Marquardt) Schmidt and Mallory Schmidt; 4 great grandchildren: Preston, Danica and Zoe McCullough; William Sudbrink; Baby Hausser coming soon; brother: Jerome Schmidt; brother-in-law Leo Gerrits; sisters-in-law: Mary (LeRoy) VanAsten, Mary Gerrits and Rose Schmidt. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his parents, Fritz was preceeded in death by his son, Daniel; his sister Agnes (Ray) Bies; brothers: Lawrence (Loretta), Leo (Florence), Gerald (Marcella), Norbert (Lucina) and Francis; brothers and sisters-in-law: Audrey Schmidt, Loraine Schmidt, Delores (Frank) Kerkhoff, Harold Gerrits and Lillian Gerrits; and mother and father-in-law Agnes and Joe Gerrits.

    Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 17, at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH - ST. MARY CHURCH (119 W. 7th St. Kaukauna) beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 12:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Pastors will officiate. Committal St. Francis Cemetery, Hollandtown. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com. A memorial fund is being established for the Kaukauna Vincent DePaul Store.

    The Family would like to thank Dr. Jack Meyer, Dr. Timothy Goggins, St. Paul Hospice Team especially Melissa, Lauren, Adria, Kelly, Ellen, Mike and all the staff at St. Paul Home who gave such great care and attention to Fritz.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 14 to May 15, 2016.

Daniel Joseph Schmidt

M, b. September 16, 1949, d. October 17, 1949

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Biography

  • Birth: Daniel Joseph Schmidt was born on September 16, 1949 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 17, 1949, at age 0.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Bernard Lawrence Schmidt

M, b. September 27, 1943, d. July 15, 1969

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Family: Mary Jane VandeHey (b. January 28, 1945, d. February 15, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Bernard Lawrence Schmidt was born on September 27, 1943 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Jane VandeHey were married on June 30, 1965.
  • Death: Bernard Lawrence Schmidt died on July 15, 1969, at age 25.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Francis Cemetery, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.

Jacob VanVonderen

M, b. circa 1990, d. yes

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Biography

  • Birth: Jacob VanVonderen was born circa 1990.
  • Death: He died yes.

Vincent J Green

M, b. March 2, 1924, d. March 4, 1982

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Family: Elaine Martha Kamps (b. July 15, 1925, d. March 23, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Vincent J Green was born on March 2, 1924 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Elaine Martha Kamps were married on May 20, 1944 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Vincent J Green died on March 4, 1982, at age 58.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Kathy A Vosters

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

William Peter Kerkhof

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

Kristy Marie VandenBoogard

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Family: Brian Riesenweber

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

Stephanie J Kiel

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

Nicole L Kiel

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

Matthew S Kiel

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

Jamie Lee Kerkhof

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Family: Peter Albers

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

Roger P Jansen

M, b. September 30, 1930, d. July 2, 2006

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St John High School Yearbook 1948
St John High School Yearbook 1947 (Class of 48)

Biography

  • Birth: Roger P Jansen was born on September 30, 1930.
  • Death: He died on July 2, 2006, at age 75, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 5, 2006

    Jansen, Roger P. Roger P. Jansen, Kimberly, died Sunday, July 2, 2006, at Parkside Care Center. He was 75. Roger was born September 30, 1930, to the late John and Ann (De Bruin) Jansen. He married Darlene Caron on October 20, 1953, at Holy Name Parish in Kimberly. Roger proudly served his country in Korea. He operated Jansen's Beer and Liquor for ten years. Roger's entrepreneurial spirit then took him into the hardware business. He owned and operated Kimberly Hardware from 1971 until his retirement. In addition to being a lifelong member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Roger was a past president of the St. John Athletic Association and was inducted into the St. John Hall of Fame in 1997. He was an avid sports fan and found no greater joy than cheering on his grandchildren at their track meets, football, baseball and basketball games. He enjoyed barbequing and making popcorn. Roger found these hobbies especially pleasing when there were good friends present to share them with.

    Roger is survived by his wife of 52 years, Darlene, Kimberly; three children, Gary (Lauren) Jansen, Little Chute; Nancy (Dan) Bressers, Darboy; and Patty (Harlin) Brooks, Kimberly; ten grandchildren, Josh, Ed, Mike and John Jansen; Nick and Emma Bressers; David, Brent, Kevin and Nash Brooks; one great-grandson, William West; two brothers, John (Elaine) Jansen and Bill (Doris) Jansen; two sisters, Joyce Van Gompel and Betty (Ken) Geiger; and two sisters-in-law, Maggie (Irv Guernsey) Jansen and Dolores Jansen. Roger is further survived by other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl, Tom "Tucker" and Joe Jansen; sister, Mickey (Don) Farrell; two infant sisters; and one brother-in-law, Elmer Van Gompel.

    The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 7, 2006, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick Beno will officiate. The Jansen family will receive friends Friday, after 9 a.m. until the time of Mass directly at church. Military rites will be performed by the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post 258, Little Chute, immediately following Mass Committal Holy Name Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established.

    O'CONNELL FUNERAL

    SERVICES

    2020 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-759-2951.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1948.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Darlene Caron

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  • Father: Leo C Caron (b. September 11, 1903, d. January 23, 1984)
  • Mother: Mary L Zeaman (b. June 1, 1902, d. October 6, 1989)

Family: Roger P Jansen (b. September 30, 1930, d. July 2, 2006)

Elizabeth Jansen

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Family 2: John Nicholas ("Jack Metz") Metz (b. September 14, 1931, d. July 8, 2007)

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

Joseph John ("Bully Jansen") Jansen

M, b. May 31, 1929, d. August 22, 1991

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St John High School Yearbook 1948
St John High School Yearbook 1947 (Class of 48)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph John ("Bully Jansen") Jansen was born on May 31, 1929.
  • Marriage: He and Doloris M Levknecht were married on February 10, 1952 in Holy Name Church, Kimberly, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joseph John ("Bully Jansen") Jansen died on August 22, 1991, at age 62, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/10/41.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1948.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Earl Jansen

M, b. April 29, 1921, d. June 3, 1986

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Family: Margaret Fleischman

St John High School Yearbook 1939

Biography

  • Birth: Earl Jansen was born on April 29, 1921 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 3, 1986, at age 65, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Graduation: He graduated from St John High School, Little Chute, in 1939.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

George Ambrosius

M, b. October 7, 1897, d. May 8, 1953

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Family: Mathilda Minten (b. May 9, 1900, d. February 13, 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: George Ambrosius was born on October 7, 1897 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mathilda Minten were married on November 26, 1919 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: George Ambrosius died on May 8, 1953, at age 55, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: George Ambrosius Dies in Hostpital
    De Pere -- George Ambrosius, 55, town of Hobart farmer died at 5:30 Friday afternoon in a Green Bay hospital, two hours after he suffered a heart attack at his farm home. born Oct. 7, 1897, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ambrosius. He served briefly in the Army during World War I.
    Survivors are his wife; four daughters, Mrs. John Van Wycken of Kaukauna; Mrs. John Bildings of De Pere, and Elizabeth and Florence, at home; three sons, Theodore, George Jr., and Bernard, at home and three grandchildren. There are also six brothers, Joseph, Albert, John and William of De Pere; Louis of Wrightstown, and Adolph, Laona, and three sisters, Mrs. John Minten, De PEre; Mrs. PEter Siebers, Little Chute, and Mrs. Carl Van Ess, Green Bay.
    The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph Jansen at 9 o'clock Monday morning at St. Boniface church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. The rosary will be said at the Ryan Funeral home at 8 o'clock tonight and Sunday night.

Mathilda Minten

F, b. May 9, 1900, d. February 13, 1978

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Family: George Ambrosius (b. October 7, 1897, d. May 8, 1953)

Biography

  • Birth: Mathilda Minten was born on May 9, 1900 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and George Ambrosius were married on November 26, 1919 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mathilda Minten died on February 13, 1978, at age 77, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
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    Residents Dies At Green Bay
    Mrs. George Ambrosius, 77, mother of three Kaukauna residents died Monday. February 13, at a Green Bay Nursing home. She had formerly resided in De Pere.
    The former Mathilda Minten was born in Bellevue, Wisconsin, May 19, 1900 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Minten. She was married to George Ambrosius in 1919. Mrs. Ambrosius was a member of the. Ghristian Mothers of St. Mary Catholic Church, De Pere. Survivors
    from Kaukauna are two daughters, Mrs. John (Hattie) Van Wychen and Mrs. Norbert (Elizabeth) Van Hoof, and a son, Bernard of Kaukauna. Other survivors include two other daughters, Mrs. John (Idabelle) Bildings and Mrs. William (Florence) Lancelle, both of De Pere; two other sons, Ted and Geor,e, both of De Pere; 34 grandchildren; and six greatgrandchildren;
    and a brother, Matt Minten of De Pere. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1953, two brothers, Frank and George, and a sister, Mary.
    Funeral services were at
    10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, De Pere, with the Rev. John Van Der Horst officiating. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
    The Ryan Funeral Home, De Pere, was in charge of arrangements.

George Ambrosius

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Bernard Leonard Ambrosius

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Family: Judith Montonati (b. July 18, 1945, d. October 23, 1999)

Idabelle Elizabeth Ambrosius

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Family: John C Bildings (b. October 7, 1924, d. March 20, 2017)

Norbert Anton VanHoof

M, b. August 19, 1931, d. February 28, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Norbert Anton VanHoof was born on August 19, 1931 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on February 28, 2008, at age 76, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: March 2, 2008

    Van Hoof, Norbert A.
    Norb Van Hoof, Kaukauna, age 76, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2008, at Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah. Norb was born in Kaukauna on August 19, 1931, son of the late John and Rose (Green) Van Hoof. On August 24, 1954, he married the former Elizabeth Ambrosius at St. Boniface Church in De Pere. Three years prior to their marriage, Norb had purchased the family farm from his father. Together, he and Liz farmed until 1988. During those years, his herds won many awards. In 1988, the couple moved into Kaukauna. Norb continued to be active in the farming industry by working as a sales representative for various feed mills in the area. Several times, his sales records made him a member of the "500 Bushel Club" where one of the perks was travel. He and Liz wore out three passports over the years, traveling the world over. Norb will be remembered by all as having a quick wit and always having a joke to share. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers, enjoyed golf, playing cards, snowmobiling, spending time up north with family and friends, and traveling. Some of his fondest memories came from the many breakfasts and "important meetings" that were held at the D & G Restaurant in Greenleaf.

    Norb is survived by his wife, Liz Van Hoof, Kaukauna; three children: Terry (Chris) Van Hoof, Freedom, and their daughters Ashley, Alisha, and Amanda; Patricia (John) Bauernfeind of Stevens Point and their children Nichole and Conner; and Steve Van Hoof of Green Bay; two brothers: Joe (Cathy) Van Hoof of Hollandtown and Don Van Hoof of Kaukauna; three sisters: Lillian (Tony) Van Wychen of Kaukauna, Ann DeCoster of Little Chute, and Marian Ragen of Kaukauna. He is also survived by Liz's brothers and sisters and their spouses: Betty Ambrosius of De Pere, Ida (John) Bildings of De Pere, George Ambrosius of De Pere, Toots (Bill) Lancelle of De Pere, and Bernie Ambrosius of Kaukauna.

    Norb was preceded in death by his parents, by Liz's parents George and Mathilda (Minten) Ambrosius, brothers-in-law Larry DeCoster, Red Ragen, Ted Ambrosius and John Van Wychen and sisters-in-law Hattie Van Wychen and Doris Ambrosius.

    The funeral liturgy for Norb will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2008, at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer Street in Kaukauna, with Fr. Martin Fox and Deacon Donald Newhouse officiating. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery in Freedom. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. and again at the church on Monday morning after 10 a.m. There will be a rosary said Sunday at the funeral home at 5 p.m.

    The family would like to extend their thanks to everyone who took such great care of Norb. They include Dr. John Elisberg, the staff at Rennes Care Center, and everyone in the CCU at Theda Clark. Your kindness will never be forgotten.

    FARGO FUNERAL HOME

    400 W. Wisconsin Avenue

    Kaukauna 920-766-6200

    Online condolences at

    www.wichmannfargo.com.

Florence Marie Ambrosius

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