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Henry DeGroot

M, b. March 2, 1882, d. November 30, 1952

Family: Gertrude Beckx (b. May 7, 1887, d. August 15, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry DeGroot was born on March 2, 1882.
  • Death: He died on November 30, 1952, at age 70.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Gertrude Beckx

F, b. May 7, 1887, d. August 15, 1973

Family: Henry DeGroot (b. March 2, 1882, d. November 30, 1952)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Beckx was born on May 7, 1887.
  • Death: She died on August 15, 1973, at age 86.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Helen P DeGroot

F, b. January 2, 1916, d. May 17, 2003

Parents

Family 1: Frank VanStralen (b. May 7, 1902, d. December 11, 1942)

Family 2: Peter Gabriel Melchiors (b. March 18, 1899, d. August 30, 1968)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen P DeGroot was born on January 2, 1916 in Askeaton, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Gabriel Melchiors were married on August 20, 1960 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen P DeGroot died on May 17, 2003, at age 87, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Frank VanStralen

M, b. May 7, 1902, d. December 11, 1942

Parents

Family: Helen P DeGroot (b. January 2, 1916, d. May 17, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Frank VanStralen was born on May 7, 1902 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on December 11, 1942, at age 40.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

John DeGroot

M, b. April 13, 1911, d. August 2, 1989

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Biography

  • Birth: John DeGroot was born on April 13, 1911 in Askeaton, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 2, 1989, at age 78, in South Bend, St Joseph Co, Indiana.

Catherine Sommers

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Family: James Mory

Frederick M Depatie

M, b. October 13, 1906, d. May 31, 2003

Parents

Family 1: Mary Grawitch (b. October 23, 1908, d. September 11, 1973)

Family 2: Clara Alexandra Fox (b. June 28, 1910, d. March 30, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Frederick M Depatie was born on October 13, 1906 in Nadeau, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Grawitch were married on November 18, 1950 in Michigan.
  • Marriage: Frederick M Depatie and Clara Alexandra Fox were married on September 27, 1974 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Frederick M Depatie died on May 31, 2003, at age 96, in King, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/11.

Matthew Weyenberg

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

Edward Fox

M, b. March 25, 1912, d. September 29, 1978

Parents

  • Father: Peter J Fox (b. December 11, 1871, d. April 27, 1942)
  • Mother: Nellie Kortz (b. July 16, 1878, d. June 8, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: Edward Fox was born on March 25, 1912 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 29, 1978, at age 66.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent
    Edward Fox
    226 Bornemann, Green Bay
    (Formerly of Kaukauna)
    September 29, 1978

    Age 66, died Friday morning at Green Bay. He was born March 25 1912 at Freedom and had lived and worked in the Kaukauna area nearly all his life. Survivors include a brother, Henry, Kaukauna; two sisters: Mrs. Cecelia Rosenthal, Kaukauna; Mrs. Fred (Clara) De Patie, Little Chute. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna with the Rev. Mike Hoffman officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday at the Greenwood Funeral Home. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cecelia Bertha Fox

F, b. December 18, 1906, d. November 9, 1993

Parents

  • Father: Peter J Fox (b. December 11, 1871, d. April 27, 1942)
  • Mother: Nellie Kortz (b. July 16, 1878, d. June 8, 1945)

Family: Edwin Rosenthal (b. April 29, 1899, d. September 22, 1959)

Biography

  • Birth: Cecelia Bertha Fox was born on December 18, 1906 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on November 9, 1993, at age 86.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Edwin Rosenthal

M, b. April 29, 1899, d. September 22, 1959

Parents

Family: Cecelia Bertha Fox (b. December 18, 1906, d. November 9, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Edwin Rosenthal was born on April 29, 1899.
  • Death: He died on September 22, 1959, at age 60.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Walter Kappell

M, b. August 15, 1887, d. July 23, 1968

Parents

Family: Bardine Heiting (b. May 4, 1892, d. August 4, 1969)

Biography

  • Birth: Walter Kappell was born on August 15, 1887 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Bardine Heiting were married in 1937.
  • Death: Walter Kappell died on July 23, 1968, at age 80.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Bardine Heiting

F, b. May 4, 1892, d. August 4, 1969

Parents

Family: Walter Kappell (b. August 15, 1887, d. July 23, 1968)

Biography

  • Birth: Bardine Heiting was born on May 4, 1892.
  • Marriage: She and Walter Kappell were married in 1937.
  • Death: Bardine Heiting died on August 4, 1969, at age 77.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Lawrence G Kappell

M, b. October 28, 1915, d. April 2, 2003

Parents

Family: Valita Marian Guyette (b. May 14, 1919, d. April 9, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Lawrence G Kappell was born on October 28, 1915 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Valita Marian Guyette were married on May 24, 1941 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lawrence G Kappell died on April 2, 2003, at age 87, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Valita Marian Guyette

F, b. May 14, 1919, d. April 9, 2010

Parents

Family: Lawrence G Kappell (b. October 28, 1915, d. April 2, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Valita Marian Guyette was born on May 14, 1919 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Lawrence G Kappell were married on May 24, 1941 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Valita Marian Guyette died on April 9, 2010, at age 90, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: April 10, 2010


    Kappell, Valita M.


    Valita M. Kappell, Kaukauna, age 90, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2010, in Neenah. She was born May 14, 1919, to the late Frank and Katherine (Babino) Guyette. On May 24, 1941, she was united in marriage to Lawrence G. Kappell in Kaukauna. She was a graduate of New London High School. She was employed by New London Family Medical Center following her graduation as well as AMC. Val owned and operated her own ceramic shop. Val was a member of the Kaukauna Community Hospital Auxiliary doing volunteer work for many years. She enjoyed golf, crocheting, rosemaling and was an excellent seamstress and cook. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Kaukauna where she was an active member of the Ladies' Foresters. She and Lawrence were active members of the Gem and Mineral Club. They both enjoyed making jewelry for their children and grandchildren. Val had an unconditional love for her entire family.

    She is survived by her four daughters: Rae (Jim) Charles, Panama City, FL; Jane Kramer, Kaukauna; Alyce (Tom) Buchinger, Hilbert; Anne VanEpern, Minneapolis, MN; two sons: James (Dawn) Kappell, Kaukauna; Paul (Kristi) Kappell, Sherwood; a daughter-in-law, Karen Maas; 19 grandchildren: Sahra (Jola) and their children, Zachery and Lance, Kathy (Dan) Wendland, Christopher Charles, Dean (Anne) Charles and their children, Gracen and Jenna, Jamie (DJ) Danko, Michael (Stacey) Charles, and their children, Cole and Ryan, John (Kara) Kramer and their children, Luke and Katie, Lori Vande Ley Graaf and her children, Erika, Makenze and Kyle, Stanley (Hunter) Kramer, Emily Buchinger, Angela Buchinger, Calaway VanEpern, Wesley VanEpern, Cody (Nichole) Kappell and their son, Daman, Jesse Kappell, Paul Kappell, Philip Kappell, Thomas (Kelly) Kappell and their daughters, Katlin and Breanna, and James Kappell Jr. She is further survived by a brother, John Guyette, a sister, Patricia Puffe, and a sister-in-law, Eunice Kappell.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence; a daughter, Catherine Bauer; a son, Thomas Lee; a grandson, Russell VanEpern: a brother, Lawrence; and a sister, Gertrude.

    The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH at St. Mary Site, 119 West Seventh St., Kaukauna, with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Friends will be received directly at church on Tuesday from 2 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established. Burial will take place in St. Mary Cemetery. The Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family. 920-766-2099.

    The family expresses their sincere thank you to Century Oaks and Heartland Hospice.

Catherine Barbara Kappell

F, b. November 25, 1942, d. September 2, 2003

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Catherine Barbara Kappell was born on November 25, 1942 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on September 2, 2003, at age 60, in LaCrosse, LaCrosse Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Rae Kappell

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Jane Ann Kappell

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James L Kappell

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Paul Simeon Kappell

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Gustave George Bauer

M, b. October 15, 1885, d. 1957

Parents

Family: Catherine Kappell (b. November 1885)

Biography

  • Birth: Gustave George Bauer was born on October 15, 1885.
  • Death: He died in 1957, at age ~72.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

James Charles

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Family: Rae Kappell

John William Kramer

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Dawn DuFrane

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Kristi Mae Sekorski

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