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Francis Joseph Fischer

M, b. December 4, 1868, d. June 18, 1914

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Family: Catherine Beschta (b. January 14, 1873, d. August 10, 1952)

Biography

  • Birth: Francis Joseph Fischer was born on December 4, 1868 in Germany.
  • Marriage: He and Catherine Beschta were married on May 3, 1897 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Francis Joseph Fischer died on June 18, 1914, at age 45, in Canada.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Donald William Lenz

M, b. June 22, 1924, d. October 12, 2006

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Family: Gladys Rose Lenhart

Biography

  • Birth: Donald William Lenz was born on June 22, 1924 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on January 3, 1947 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 12, 2006, at age 82.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/10/76.
  • Note: October 15, 2006

    Lenz, Donald W. "Musky Don" Donald W. Lenz, Little Chute, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006. He was 82. Don was born in Little Chute to the late Joseph and Harriet (Vander Steen) Lenz on June 22, 1924. He served in the Navy during WWII and was a member of the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post 258, Little Chute. On January 3, 1947, Don married Gladys Lenhart at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, where he was a lifelong member. In three months, they would have celebrated 60 years of marriage. He worked at Thilmany Pulp and Paper Company for 33 years before retiring in July, 1986. Don was an avid Cribbage player and greatly enjoyed playing Tuesday's at Jeanne's Bar in Sherwood. His good friends Louie Thein Jr. Wirth and Sardine Wydeven joined him in these games. The stakes were high, with the first game for a hamburger — although they would sometimes bring their own slice of cheese. With lunch out of the way, subsequent games were played for two dollars. Don also enjoyed playing in his Wednesday night league at Gentleman Jack's with his partner Jim Lund. He spent many summers fishing at his cottage in Phelps. It was always the talk of the town when "Musky Don" returned. He also enjoyed flowers, gardening and helping Brandon with handy work around his home.

    Don is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gladys; one son, Michael (special friend Diana) Lenz, Little Chute; two daughters, Pamela (special friend Steve) Behling, Appleton, and Julie (Rodney) Jansen, Combined Locks, seven grandchildren, Traci (Mike) Schuh, Ben (Ann) and Linsey Behling, Jessie (Carrie), Kari (fiance Pete), Mark and Dan Lenz and Brandon Duchow; six great grandchildren, Olivia and Connor Schuh, Shawnna, Carly, Braydon and Cody Lenz; two brothers, Norm (Helen) and Joe Lenz; and one sister, Clara (Hank) Baumann.

    In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his son Gary and brother James.

    The Funeral Mass will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, with Rev. Patrick Beno officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post 258, Little Chute, immediately following Mass. Friends may call after 2 p.m. until the time of Mass Tuesday directly at church. Committal St. John Cemetery, Little Chute.

    O'CONNELL FUNERAL

    SERVICES

    2020 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 920-759-2951.

Gladys Rose Lenhart

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Family: Donald William Lenz (b. June 22, 1924, d. October 12, 2006)

Michael M Lenz

M, b. May 1, 1947, d. July 2, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Michael M Lenz was born on May 1, 1947 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 2, 2008, at age 61, in Eagle River, Vilas Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/10/76.
  • Note: July 5, 2008

    Lenz, Michael M.
    Michael M. Lenz, 61, Little Chute, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in Eagle River. He was born in Appleton on May 1, 1947, to Donald and Gladys (Lenhart) Lenz. Michael graduated from Kaukauna High School. He was a 26 year employee of Alcan and looked forward to retirement in ten months. An outdoor enthusiast, Michael was happiest on his many fishing and scuba diving trips and especially happy spending time with his family and close friends.
    Michael is survived by his mother, Gladys, Little Chute; his sons, Mark, Appleton; and Dan, Kaukauna; his very special friend, Diana Novak; and his sisters, Pamela (special friend, Steve) Behling and Julie (Rodney) Jansen. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
    Michael was preceded in death by his father, Donald; and his brother, Gary.
    Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at 2 p.m. until the time of Mass at 5 p.m. at ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH (323 S. Pine St., Little Chute). The Rev. James Hablewitz will officiate. Committal St. John Cemetery.
    O'CONNELL
    FUNERAL SERVICE
    2020 E. Main Street
    Little Chute
    920-759-2951.

Gary Donald Lenz

M, b. May 14, 1950, d. April 26, 2005

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Biography

  • Birth: Gary Donald Lenz was born on May 14, 1950 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 26, 2005, at age 54, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/10/76.

Pamela J Lenz

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Julie Ann Lenz

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Linda Elaine Schoon

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Family 1: Gary Donald Lenz (b. May 14, 1950, d. April 26, 2005)

Jeffrey J Behling

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Family 2: Gail Schleiger

Robert Scott Duchow

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Arnold E Roskom

M, b. December 17, 1915, d. November 16, 2000

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Family: Verona L Abel (b. August 8, 1919, d. October 12, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold E Roskom was born on December 17, 1915.
  • Marriage: He and Verona L Abel were married on November 25, 1936 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold E Roskom died on November 16, 2000, at age 84.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Verona L Abel

F, b. August 8, 1919, d. October 12, 2005

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Family: Arnold E Roskom (b. December 17, 1915, d. November 16, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Verona L Abel was born on August 8, 1919 in Town of Cicero, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold E Roskom were married on November 25, 1936 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Verona L Abel died on October 12, 2005, at age 86, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post-Crescent Thursday, October 13, 2005

    Roskom, Verona L. Verona L. Roskom, Seymour, 86, passed away on Wednesday morning, October 12, 2005, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Seymour. She was born August 8, 1919 in the Town of Cicero, the daughter of the late Robert and Edith (Pingel) Abel. On November 25, 1936, she was united in marriage to Arnold Roskom. He preceded her in death on November 16, 2000. Verona and her husband farmed in Cicero Township until their retirement and still resided there. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Seymour, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the Cicero Busyfingers Homemaker Club. Verona’s favorite thing to do was being a mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and she took pride in remembering all her family members on their birthdays - from cards to making birthday cakes. She never forgot. She is survived by her children: Roger (Sandy), Seymour; Ione Zahn, Seymour; Dennis (Rosie), Black Creek; Connie (Bob) Banker, Seymour; Allen (Cindy), Appleton; David (special friend, Noreen), Kaukauna; Linda Roskom, Seymour; Bill (Kay), Black Creek; Carol Storma (special friend, Dennis), Seymour; Pat Marohl, (special friend, Rich), Shawano; Virginia Van Lannen (special friend, Brian) Green Bay; a special family member, Brian (Kelly) Diedrick, Oneida; 54 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren, and five great- great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons: Steven and Ronald, a son-in-law, Ronald Zahn, a granddaughter, a great-grandson, and two brothers and a sister. Friends may call at the Muehl-Beottcher Funeral Home, 358 S. Main St., Seymour, on Friday, October 14, 2005 from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, October 15, 2005 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 915 Ivory St., Seymour, from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., with Father Bob Kabat officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Heartland Hospice, for all their special care and concern. A memorial fund has been established to Cancer and Alzheimer’s research.

Roger Roskom

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Constance Roskom

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Allen John Roskom

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David Roskom

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Family: Noreen Moeller

Ronald L Roskum

M, b. December 5, 1946, d. November 29, 1998

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Biography

  • Birth: Ronald L Roskum was born on December 5, 1946.
  • Death: He died on November 29, 1998, at age 51.

Carol J Roskom

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Patricia Mary Roskom

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Virginia Roskom

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Steven Roskom

M, b. 1954, d. May 14, 1961

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Biography

  • Birth: Steven Roskom was born in 1954.
  • Death: He died on May 14, 1961, at age ~7.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Sandra G Armitage

F, b. February 4, 1940, d. February 28, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: Sandra G Armitage was born on February 4, 1940.
  • Death: She died on February 28, 2017, at age 77.
  • Note: Sandra G. Roskom, age 77, of Seymour passed away peacefully following a long struggle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 4, 1940 a daughter of the late Melvin and Marcella (Radtke) Armitage.

    On May 5, 1959, she was united in marriage to Roger Roskom at St. John Catholic Church in Seymour where she remained a member ever since.

    She worked at Good Shepherd for many years where she made many good friends.

    At the age of 74, she wrote and published a book that she was very proud of.

    Sandy had a unique sense of humor. She enjoyed quilting, reading, nature, waterfalls, and above all her family.

    She is survived by her husband, Roger; seven children: Pete (fiancé Cheryl) Roskom, Tony (Julie) Roskom, Vicki (Gary) Grieger, Staci (Jeff) Nelson, Juli (Joe) Muelemans, Cheryl (Scott) Ruechel, Debbi (Jeff) Roche; 25 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Further survived by her siblings: Armen Armitage, Milton (Ruth) Armitage, and Margo (Donald) Malueg; in-laws: Dennis (Rosie) Roskom, Connnie (Bob) Banker, Alan (Cindy) Roskom, David (Noreen Moeller) Roskom, Bill (Kay) Roskom, Carol (Denis Reese) Roskom, Pat (Doug) Houf, Ginny VanLannen, Linda Roskom, and adopted brother-in-law Brian (Kelly) Diedrick.

    Preceded in death by an infant sister, Diane; sisters-in-law: Rose Armitage, Ione (Ron) Zahn; brothers-in-law: Ron Roskom and Steven Roskom.

    Friends may call at St. John Catholic Church, Seymour on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 9:30 am until the memorial mass at 11:00 am with Fr. Brian Belongia and Deacon Rich Matuszak officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com

    Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour is assisting the family with arrangements.

    Special thanks to Heartland Hospice, especially Mary, for taking great care of Sandy and family.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Mar. 2, 2017.

Ronald A Zahn

M, b. September 15, 1937, d. December 14, 1998

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Biography

  • Birth: Ronald A Zahn was born on September 15, 1937.
  • Marriage: He and Ione E Roskom were married on September 13, 1958 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Ronald A Zahn died on December 14, 1998, at age 61.

Robert P Banker

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