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Elizabeth Ambrosius

F, b. May 23, 1890, d. July 26, 1967

Parents

Family: John Peter Minten (b. April 28, 1892, d. January 12, 1965)

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Ambrosius was born on May 23, 1890 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on July 26, 1967, at age 77, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Elizabeth Minten
    De Pere -- Mrs. Elizabeth Minten, 77, formerly of West De Pere, Rt. 1, died early this morning in a Green Bay nursing home. The former Elizabeth Ambrosius was born in the Town of Lawrence on April 23, 1890. Her husband, John Minten, died in 1965.
    Survivors are three brothers, Albert, West De Pere; Louis, Wrightstown; Adolph (James) Laona; one sister, Mrs. Peter (Ella) Siebers, Little Chute; nieces and nephews.
    At Ryan Funeral Home, De Pere, after 2 p.m. Thursday. Rosary 8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday, St. Boniface Church, De PEre, the Rev. J. W. Jansen officiating. Burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Peter Ambrosius

M, b. December 11, 1891, d. June 6, 1907

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Ambrosius was born on December 11, 1891 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 6, 1907, at age 15.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Leonard Ambrosius

M, b. September 26, 1894, d. May 14, 1948

Parents

Family: Minnie Denissen (b. February 11, 1896, d. May 22, 1931)

Biography

  • Birth: Leonard Ambrosius was born on September 26, 1894 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Minnie Denissen were married on November 23, 1915 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Leonard Ambrosius died on May 14, 1948, at age 53, in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Albert Ambrosius

M, b. April 11, 1895, d. July 14, 1970

Parents

Family: Mary Anna Rentmeester (b. February 20, 1899, d. June 11, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: Albert Ambrosius was born on April 11, 1895 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 14, 1970, at age 75, in Wausaukee, Marinette Co, Wisconsin.

John Theodore Ambrosius

M, b. July 16, 1899, d. April 22, 1959

Parents

Family: Johanna A VanLannen (b. November 11, 1900, d. May 24, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: John Theodore Ambrosius was born on July 16, 1899 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Johanna A VanLannen were married on April 20, 1926.
  • Death: John Theodore Ambrosius died on April 22, 1959, at age 59, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Nora Ambrosius

F, b. 1900, d. 1900

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Nora Ambrosius was born in 1900 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died in 1900, at age ~0, in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Adolph James (Jim) Ambrosius

M, b. November 24, 1905, d. September 25, 1987

Parents

Family: Mary Genevieve VanSusteren (b. June 18, 1910, d. January 21, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Adolph James (Jim) Ambrosius was born on November 24, 1905 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Genevieve VanSusteren were married on May 12, 1930 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Adolph James (Jim) Ambrosius died on September 25, 1987, at age 81, in Laona, Forest Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Lena Ambrosius

F, b. September 25, 1909, d. June 17, 1967

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Lena Ambrosius was born on September 25, 1909 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Carl VanEss were married on June 13, 1935 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lena Ambrosius died on June 17, 1967, at age 57, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Carl (Lena) Van Ess, 57, 1245 S. Irwin Ave, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon at her home. Born Sept 25, 1909 at West De Pere to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ambrosius, she married Mr. Van Ess of June 13, 1935.
    survivors are her husband; two sons, Anthony and Jerome, Green Bay; three daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Marjorie Ann) Hietpas and MRs. Thomas (Mary) Broelich, Green Bay and Miss Jane, at home: nine grandchildren: two sisters, Mrs. Peter (Ella) Siebers, Little Chute and Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Minten, Green Bay and three brothers, Louis Ambrosius, Wrightstown; Albert, West De Pere and Adolph, Laona.
    At Schauer and Schumacher East Side Funeral Home after 6 tonight. The Rosary will be recited at 8 tonight and by the Rev. Walter Williams and the St. John's Ladies Society at 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuwsday at St. John the Evnagelist Church, with burial in Allouez Cemetery.

Carl Peter Ambrosius

M, b. September 6, 1921, d. September 20, 1921

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Carl Peter Ambrosius was born on September 6, 1921 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 20, 1921, at age 0, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Lenore Catherine Johnson

F, b. September 16, 1920, d. October 8, 1983

Parents

Family: Anton Switlick (b. November 17, 1917, d. April 27, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Lenore Catherine Johnson was born on September 16, 1920.
  • Death: She died on October 8, 1983, at age 63, in Omro, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.

Elaine Johnson

F

Parents

Family: Leo Hilber (b. April 12, 1916, d. September 1977)

Lorris H Johnson

M, b. January 22, 1924, d. July 10, 2000

Parents

Family: Marion Stachura (b. May 5, 1930, d. August 27, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: Lorris H Johnson was born on January 22, 1924.
  • Death: He died on July 10, 2000, at age 76, in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Doris Agnes Johnson

F, b. January 22, 1924, d. June 1, 2008

Parents

Family: Joseph Daniel Orth (b. March 22, 1923, d. June 28, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Doris Agnes Johnson was born on January 22, 1924.
  • Death: She died on June 1, 2008, at age 84, in Lakeland, Polk Co, Florida.

Carl Johnson

M, b. 1929, d. February 13, 2006

Parents

Family: Josephine Kaas (b. September 20, 1928, d. May 5, 1972)

Biography

  • Birth: Carl Johnson was born in 1929.
  • Death: He died on February 13, 2006, at age ~77, in Vermont.

Anton Switlick

M, b. November 17, 1917, d. April 27, 2003

Family: Lenore Catherine Johnson (b. September 16, 1920, d. October 8, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Anton Switlick was born on November 17, 1917.
  • Death: He died on April 27, 2003, at age 85, in Omro, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.

Leo Hilber

M, b. April 12, 1916, d. September 1977

Biography

  • Birth: Leo Hilber was born on April 12, 1916.
  • Death: He died in September 1977, at age 61, in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Marion Stachura

F, b. May 5, 1930, d. August 27, 2001

Family: Lorris H Johnson (b. January 22, 1924, d. July 10, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Marion Stachura was born on May 5, 1930.
  • Death: She died on August 27, 2001, at age 71, in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph Daniel Orth

M, b. March 22, 1923, d. June 28, 2009

Family: Doris Agnes Johnson (b. January 22, 1924, d. June 1, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Daniel Orth was born on March 22, 1923 in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 28, 2009, at age 86, in Florida.

Josephine Kaas

F, b. September 20, 1928, d. May 5, 1972

Family: Carl Johnson (b. 1929, d. February 13, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Josephine Kaas was born on September 20, 1928.
  • Death: She died on May 5, 1972, at age 43.

Bernard Schommer

M, b. April 21, 1879, d. January 20, 1955

Parents

Family 1: Bertha Simon (b. 1889, d. 1980)

Family 2: Mary Catherine Guelff (b. 1881, d. 1920)

Biography

  • Birth: Bernard Schommer was born on April 21, 1879 in Hancock, Houghton Co, Michigan.
  • Death: He died on January 20, 1955, at age 75, in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.

Mary Catherine Guelff

F, b. 1881, d. 1920

Family: Bernard Schommer (b. April 21, 1879, d. January 20, 1955)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Catherine Guelff was born in 1881.
  • Death: She died in 1920, at age ~39.

Valerain Elizabeth Schommer

F, b. January 28, 1911, d. December 16, 1992

Parents

Family: Harry William Zilisch (b. April 8, 1906, d. April 1, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Valerain Elizabeth Schommer was born on January 28, 1911.
  • Death: She died on December 16, 1992, at age 81, in Denmark, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Norbert Schommer

M, b. October 10, 1912, d. March 2, 1998

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Norbert Schommer was born on October 10, 1912.
  • Death: He died on March 2, 1998, at age 85, in Rochester, Olmsted Co, Minnesota.

Harold John Schommer

M, b. January 6, 1916, d. November 10, 2012

Parents

Family: Janis Lulu Rowan (b. 1930, d. February 5, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Harold John Schommer was born on January 6, 1916 in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Janis Lulu Rowan were married on April 24, 1984 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Harold John Schommer died on November 10, 2012, at age 96, in Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Harold "Jojo" Schommer, age 96, of Colby, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Colby. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Colby. Father Dan Hackel will officiate. A visitation will be held Wednesday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Colby.

    Harold was born January 6, 1916 to Bernard and Mary (Guelff) Schommer in Colby. Harold's mother passed away when he was at a young age and he was raised in the Town of Hull by his father and step-mother, Bertha (Simion) Schommer. Harold received his education from Pleasant Hill School and St. Mary's Catholic School. He farmed in the Town of Hull in Marathon County until his retirement in 1978. He then worked various jobs. Harold was joined in marriage to Janice Rowan on July 24, 1984 in Appleton. He enjoyed writing poetry and outdoors sports such as fishing, hunting, baseball, and football.

    Harold was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Foresters, and the Colby Lions Club.

    He is survived by nieces and nephews.

    Harold is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Janice, his sister, Valarian (Harry) Zilisch, and his brother, Norbert (Gertrude) Schommer.

    The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Colby is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com.

    A memorial will be established in Harold's name at a later date.

Harry William Zilisch

M, b. April 8, 1906, d. April 1, 1991

Family: Valerain Elizabeth Schommer (b. January 28, 1911, d. December 16, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Harry William Zilisch was born on April 8, 1906.
  • Death: He died on April 1, 1991, at age 84.