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Arnold A Theyssen

M, b. February 2, 1921, d. May 30, 1956

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Family: Beulah A Jansen (b. September 28, 1928, d. September 19, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold A Theyssen was born on February 2, 1921.
  • Marriage: He and Beulah A Jansen were married on November 12, 1949 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold A Theyssen died on May 30, 1956, at age 35.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/6/44N.

Jerome Hoefler

M, b. March 2, 1914, d. October 5, 1940

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Biography

  • Birth: Jerome Hoefler was born on March 2, 1914.
  • Death: He died on October 5, 1940, at age 26.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/49.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Werner Henry Hoefler

M, b. April 1, 1923, d. June 21, 1983

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Biography

  • Birth: Werner Henry Hoefler was born on April 1, 1923.
  • Death: He died on June 21, 1983, at age 60, in Contra Costa County, California.
  • Burial: He was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento Co, California.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

David Richard VanGroll

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Family 2: Lisa Hoefler

Ellen Mary Opsteen

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Mary Ellen Captain

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Michael Bosch

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Family: Candace Ann Coenen (b. June 30, 1957, d. August 29, 2007)

Erwin Louis Hintz

M, b. October 30, 1901, d. July 11, 1963

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Family: Erma Walber (b. February 18, 1913, d. April 17, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Erwin Louis Hintz was born on October 30, 1901 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Erma Walber were married on July 30, 1929.
  • Death: Erwin Louis Hintz died on July 11, 1963, at age 61, in Kiel, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Erma Walber

F, b. February 18, 1913, d. April 17, 2005

Family: Erwin Louis Hintz (b. October 30, 1901, d. July 11, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: Erma Walber was born on February 18, 1913 in New Holstein, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Erwin Louis Hintz were married on July 30, 1929.
  • Death: Erma Walber died on April 17, 2005, at age 92.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: HINTZ, ERMA E. Erma Hintz, 92, died peacefully on Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Appleton Medical Center surrounded by family. She was born on February 8, 1913 in New Holstein to the late Jacob and Margaret (Wick) Walber. On July 30, 1929, she married the late Erwin Hintz Sr. in New Holstein. She was employed by the Appleton Public School System. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Her favorite activities included arts and crafts, painting, rug braiding, gardening, playing cards and spending time at her cottage. Her many wonderful friends and family members added great joy to her post-retirement years. Erma’s joyous and positive spirit lives on in her children and grandchildren.

    She is survived by her son Erwin Hintz Jr., Appleton, her daughter Bernette and son-in-law Eugene Schuh, DePere, her sister-in-law Armilla Walber, New Holstein, 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Erma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Erwin on July 11, 1963, her sister Romilda and brother-in-law Joseph Jaeckels, her brothers Clement and Jerome Walber, her daughter Patricia Coenen and her daughter-in-law Patricia (Blick) Hintz.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 11:00 am at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 500 W. Marquette St., Appleton with Fr. Donald Zuleger officiating. Internment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Church on Friday from 9:30 am until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association appreciated.

    The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Appleton Medical Center and the doctors and staff who cared for her as well as Hospice personnel. WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 N. Superior St. Appleton, WI 54911 (920)739-1231.

Derrick Koller

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Kenneth Nelson

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Danielle Nelson

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Jennifer Nelson

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Oscar William Loos

M, b. November 11, 1873, d. January 17, 1960

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Family 1: Louisa Elizabeth Timm (b. June 18, 1881, d. May 6, 1910)

Family 2: Augusta Belling (b. October 28, 1882, d. July 22, 1951)

Biography

  • Birth: Oscar William Loos was born on November 11, 1873 in Town of Ellington, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Louisa Elizabeth Timm were married on November 22, 1902 in Town of Ellington, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Oscar William Loos and Augusta Belling were married on May 17, 1913 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Oscar William Loos died on January 17, 1960, at age 86, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Oscar was the oldest of three children born to Catherine (Zaum) and John Peter Loos. He married his first wife, Louisa Elizabeth Timm, on November 22, 1902 in Ellington, WI. Together they had four children: Herbert Richard, Harry, Hilda Margaret and Walter August. Sadly, Louisa died five days after giving birth to Walter in 1910. On May 17, 1913 Oscar remarried Auguste Bertha Witt (nee Belling), a widow with one son, Marvin Herman Witt. "Gustie" and Oscar had four children of their own: Gertrude Mary, Willard, Oscar William, Jr. and Earl Henry. Oscar, Jr. was the only one to make it to adulthood; Gerturde died of pneumonia at age 8; Willard died of "la grippe" at 5 months and Earl died at only 3 months of age. Oscar was a successful farmer and he and Gustie lived out their lives enjoying their rural life.

Augusta Belling

F, b. October 28, 1882, d. July 22, 1951

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Family 1: Rudolph H Witt (b. February 16, 1896, d. May 21, 1970)

Family 2: Oscar William Loos (b. November 11, 1873, d. January 17, 1960)

Biography

  • Birth: Augusta Belling was born on October 28, 1882 in Germany.
  • Marriage: She and Oscar William Loos were married on May 17, 1913 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Augusta Belling died on July 22, 1951, at age 68, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: The second of four children born to Wilhelmina Augusta (Moeser) and Johan Friedrich Ferdinand Belling, "Gustie" came to America with her parents and older sister Mary in April 1883. On September 19, 1903 she married Rudolph Johan Carl Friedrich Witt of Greenville. Togehter they had two sons: Edwin Ferdinand and Marvin Herman. Sadly Edwin died at age two of tuberculosis and spinal menangitis in 1906. A year later, Rudolph succombed to tuberculosis as well. Six years later she married Oscar Richard Loos, himself a widower. Together Gussie and Oscar had four children: Gertrude Mary, Willard, Oscar William, Jr. and Earl Henry. Only Oscar, Jr. survived childhood.

    Appleton Post-Crescent, 23 July 1951, page 10
    Today's Deaths
    Mrs. Oscar Loos
    Mrs. Oscar Loos, 68, of 23 Sherman Place, died about 6 o'clock Sunday evening at her home after a long illness.
    Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Mrs. Fred Knaack, Appleton; four sons, Oscar Loos, Jr., Herbert Loos, Walter Loos, all of Appleton, and Marvin Witt, Fairbanks, Alaska; three brothers, William Belling, Appleton; Theodore Belling, Maryland; and Henry Belling, California; six sisters, Mrs. Alfred Casperson, Appleton; Mrs. Justine McKee, California; Mrs. Herman Hidde, Sheboygan; Mrs. Arthur Francois, Appleton; Mrs. Chester Lauferski, Skokie, Ill.; Mrs. Lawrence Waters, Chicago; and 11 grandchildren.
    Mrs. Loos was born Oct. 28, 1882 in Germany and moved to Appleton as a small child. She lived here the remainder of her life. She was a member of St. Johns Evangelical and Reformed Church.
    Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home from 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon until 10 o'clock Wednesday morning and then at the church until the time of the funeral service.
    Services will be held at St. Johns Evangelical and Reformed church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Andrew Guenther in charge. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.

Daniel Loos

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Family: Mary J McDaniel (b. March 1, 1942, d. October 27, 2013)

Mary J McDaniel

F, b. March 1, 1942, d. October 27, 2013

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Biography

  • Birth: Mary J McDaniel was born on March 1, 1942 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on June 13, 1964 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on October 27, 2013, at age 71, in Darboy, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mary J. Mc Daniel Loos, Darboy, age 71, died Sunday October 27, 2013 at her home. She was born in De Pere on March 1, 1942 to the late Gertrude (Thyssen) Mc Daniel. Mary wed Daniel Loos on June 13, 1964 at Holy Cross Parish in Kaukauna. She worked at Larry's Piggly Wiggly until her retirement. Mary enjoyed time spent on her treadmill, walking outdoors and "going to Curves". Her home was her love and she took great pride in taking care of it. Mary also enjoyed visiting Door County, especially Peninsula State Park.

    Mary is survived by her husband of 49 years, Daniel; children: Melissa (Gary) Verkuilen, Kaukauna and Kyle, Neenah; grandsons: Josh (Sarah) and Nate Verkuilen; siblings: Donna (Myron) Schuette, Ken (Cher), Steve (Ann) and Gordy (Linda) Mc Daniel; and brother-in-law: Craig "Skip" (Ellen Braunberger) Loos. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    In addition to her mother, Mary was preceded in death by her infant brother, Carl Mc Daniel; father and mother-in-law, Oscar and Florence Loos; and niece, Sarah.

    Visitation will be held Friday November 1, 2013 at O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME (1776 E. Main St. Little Chute) beginning at 4:30 p.m. until the time of service at 7:30 p.m. Deacon Steven Vande Hey will officiate. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com. A memorial is being established.

    Mary's family would like to thank Drs. Davis, Johnson and Dar as well as the staff at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center - Oshkosh and Green Bay. A special thank you to The Ladies at Curves and Julie VanDyke, words cannot express our gratitude.

    Thank you, Dan. Love, Mary.

Gloria Felski

F, b. June 3, 1932, d. February 2, 2009

Biography

  • Birth: Gloria Felski was born on June 3, 1932 in West Allis, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Gerald William Solberg were married on September 4, 1954.
  • Death: Gloria Felski died on February 2, 2009, at age 76.
  • Note: February 4, 2009

    Solberg, Gloria (nee Felski)
    Gloria (nee Felski) Solberg, Weyauwega, WI, formerly of West Allis, Wisconsin, age 76, called home to the loving arms of the Lord on Feb. 2, 2009. Cherished wife of Gerald. Beloved mother of William, Kathryn (Daniel) Czaplewski, Janet and Marilyn. Loving Grandma of Mickey (Sarah), William (Catrina), and Randy (Soon Yi Lee), Matthew and Emily, dearest Great-Grandma of Isabelle. Dear sister-in-law of Donald (the late Josephine), Elizabeth (the late Richard) Kilishek, Margaret Bigford, Daniel (Ada Shilts), Richard (Marge), Ronald (the late Connie), John, Raymond (Marlene), Carol Ann (Robert) Romportl, Vincent (Sandy Shirley), Robert (Julie Stickney), and Debbie Solberg.
    Preceded in death by dear infant son Joseph, brother Roy Felski and sister Beverly Kubiaczyk.
    Gloria was born on June 3, 1932, in West Allis, WI, to Harry and Gertrude Felski. A 1950 Nathan Hale H.S. grad, Gloria earned a nursing degree at MATC, becoming a trained practical nurse. Her high regard for motherhood and her nursing skills helped her to care for children at St. Joseph's Orphanage and for expectant mothers in the practice of Dr. David Werner.
    Gloria married the love of her life, Gerald Solberg of Kaukauna, on Sept. 4, 1954, with her cousin, Rev. Harry Felski S.V.D., presiding. They raised a family of four children, and became founding members of West Allis Special Olympics in 1969, being active and devoted volunteers with the group until moving to Weyauwega in 1994.
    A woman of faith with a loving and unselfish heart, and an indomitable spirit, Gloria was loved and will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched. She had a smile and a word of wit or wisdom for everyone, despite her own suffering and challenges.
    Special thanks to the staff of Weyauwega Health Care Center who cared for Gloria for ten years, and especially to the Appleton Medical ICU, 4 North, and Pastoral staff for their compassionate care during her final illness.
    A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 105 N. Lincoln St., Weyauwega, on Friday, February 6 at 11 a.m. with visitation in the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
    Cline-Hanson-Dahlke
    Weyauwega, WI
    920-867-3399
    www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com.

Josephine M VanStralen

F, b. February 24, 1928, d. December 9, 2005

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Family: Donald Solberg (b. February 4, 1930, d. January 19, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Josephine M VanStralen was born on February 24, 1928 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Donald Solberg were married on January 5, 1954 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Josephine M VanStralen died on December 9, 2005, at age 77, in Berlin, Green Lake Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Weyauwega, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: December 12, 2005

    Solberg, Josephine M. Josephine M. Solberg, 77, Poy Sippi, Wis., died on Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at the Berlin Memorial Hospital in Berlin, Wis. She was born on February 24, 1928, in Kimberly, Wis., a daughter of the late John and Mary (Midday) Van Strallen. She married Donald Solberg on January 5, 1954, in Kimberly, Wis. Josephine is survived by her husband: Donald, six children: James (Liz) Solberg of West Bend, Wis., Thomas Solberg of West Bend, Wis., Cynthia Solberg of South Milwaukee, Wis., Brenda (Brian) Neils of Milwaukee, Wis., Brian Solberg of Poy Sippi, Wis., and Sandra (Roger) Kubisiak of Muskego, Wis., four grandchildren: Matthew Neils, April Neils, Amanda Solberg, and Ashley Solberg, and a sister: Delores in California. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Margaret, Rosemary, and Helen, and two brothers: Jack and Tony. A funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poy Sippi, Wis., on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at Noon, with Father Jerome Taddy, Celebrant. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Weyauwega, Wis. Friends may call at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poy Sippi, Wis., on Wednesday morning from 10:00 to Noon. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated in the name of Josephine M. Solberg. The Holly Funeral Home of Poy Sippi, Wis., is assisting the family with arrangements.

Constance H Keddell

F, b. July 25, 1942, d. December 2, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Constance H Keddell was born on July 25, 1942 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 2, 2008, at age 66.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: December 4, 2008

    Solberg, Constance H. "Connie"
    Connie Solberg, age 66, of Appleton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by her family on Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at Cherry Meadows. Connie endured a brief but peaceful battle with lymphoma. She was born on July 26, 1942, in Appleton, daughter of the late James and Millie (Vogel) Keddell. She graduated from Appleton High School in 1960. She was a long time member of Sacred Heart Parish in Appleton. She married Ronald G. Solberg at Sacred Heart Parish on February 29, 1964, and they enjoyed 44 years together. Connie's passions in life were the Lord, her family, rummage sales, chicken and rooster decor and a good game of "31".
    Connie is survived by her husband, Ron; son, Ron Jr. (Betty) Medina, daughters: Laurie (Roger) Hebbe, Kimberly; Wendy (Mike) Fischer, Menasha; Tammy (John) Fischer Larsen. Connie loved her 18 grandchildren: Isaac, Kellie, Zachary, Gabriel, Garrett, Sarah, and Aaron Solberg, Matthew (Breanna) Solberg, Jessi, Jacob, and Samuel Hebbe, Luke, Katie, Abby and Mitchell Fischer, and Zachary, Candice, and Joshua Fischer. Connie is further survived by three brothers: Richard (Sharon) Keddell, Harry (Connie) Keddell and Jack (Vicki) Keddell; a sister, Ginny (Dennis Jurgensen); in laws: Sharon Keddell, Gerald (Gloria) Solberg, Betty Kilishek, Marge Bigford, Danny (Rita Shilts) Solberg, Richard (Margie) Solberg, Ray (Marlene) Solberg, Carol Ann (Bob) Romportl, Vince Solberg (Sandy) Bobby Solberg (Julie Stickney) and Debra Solberg. Along with many nieces and nephews and dear friends.
    She was preceded in death by an infant son Kurt, infant sister Gloria, brother Thomas Keddell, father and mother-in-law Isaac and Margaret Solberg, brother-in-law Richard Kilishek, and a sister-in-law Josephine Solberg.
    A mass of Christian Burial for Connie, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2008, at Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont Street, Appleton. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. TODAY at the church, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., visitation will continue on Friday from 9 a.m. until the hour of Mass. Connie will be laid to rest at Highland Memorial Park.
    Special thanks to Dr. Homburg and her nurse Donna Skall, the UW Hospital staff in Madison, and the wonderful caring staff at Cherry Meadows Hospice. Many thanks to the prayer chains that mom was on and all of those who prayed for her and our family.
    Grandma, we love you and will miss you always! Give our loved ones you meet a hug for us until we meet again. Love your grandkids.
    VALLEY
    FUNERAL HOME
    2211 N. Richmond Street
    Appleton, WI 54911
    920-733-5435
    www.valleyfh.com
    "Serving as
    would be Served."

Marlene Meyer

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Rosemary Wiegand

F, b. February 28, 1926, d. February 24, 2005

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Biography

  • Birth: Rosemary Wiegand was born on February 28, 1926 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Mark Theodore Weyenberg were married on August 31, 1946 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Rosemary Wiegand died on February 24, 2005, at age 78, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/11.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary

    Friday, February 25, 2005

    Rosemary Weyenberg
    'Rosie'

    Rosemary Weyenberg, age 78, of Little Chute passed away Thursday, February 24, 2005 at Colony Oaks Care Center, Appleton. She was born February 28, 1926 daughter of the late Grover and Helen [Junk] Wiegland in Appleton. She graduated from Appleton High School. Rosemary married Mark Weyenberg on August 31, 1946 at St. John Nepomucence Catholic Church, Little Chute. She taught at St. John's Elementary school and was a member of the St. Elizabeth Society.

    Survivors include her husband, Mark; four children; Amy [Lee] Allinger, Appleton, and their children; Alex, Liza and Jane Allinger, Lida Storch and Patrick Storch; Mike [Margie] Weyenberg, Appleton, and their children; Mark [Jenna] and their children; Samuel and Elijah; Matt, Lindsey and Kelsey Weyenberg; Lee [Kim] Weyenberg, Little Chute, and their children, Sara, Wendy and Angela; Tim [Tracy] Weyenberg, Little Chute, and their children; Rachel and Maya; sisters; Helen Steffes, Chicago and Betsy Thome, Neenah.

    The most important part of our Mom's life was her 58 year love affair with our Dad and raising, caring for and cherishing the five of us. When we think of Mom we remember Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving and how Mom looked forward to those holidays. She was a fabulous cook and wentg all out for our birthdays. In summer we woul show up for swimming in Mom and Dad's outdoor pool. She taught all of her grandkids how to swim. Mom suffered from Alzheimers Disease but she never lost her joy for children. Mom is now with the angels and her dear Ann. We love you Mike, Lee, Amy and Tim.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Ann Storch; a sister, Eldine [Alex] Umhoeffer; brothers; William [Jean] Wiegand and Earl [Alice] Wiegand; two brothes in-law; Bud Steffes and Earl Thome.

    A memorial mass will be held at 10;30 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2005 at St. John Nepomucence Catholic Church, Little Chute with Rev. Patrick Beno officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Little Chute. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Alzheimers unit at Colony Oaks Care Center. Verkuilen Funeral Home Little Chute.

Donald R Arnoldussen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America