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Viola M Fink

F, b. June 25, 1913, d. December 30, 1996

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Family: Reinhard August Harder (b. June 29, 1903, d. April 9, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: Viola M Fink was born on June 25, 1913 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Reinhard August Harder were married on November 8, 1930 in Waukegan, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Viola M Fink died on December 30, 1996, at age 83, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Viola M. Harder, age 83, passed away on Monday, December 30, 1996 at the Oakridge Gardens Nursing Center in Menasha.
    She was born June 25, 1913 in the Town of Lawrence, daughter of the late Henry and Catherine (Gerrits) Fink.
    She married Reinhard Harder on November 8, 1930 in Waukegan, Illinois. She worked at L.M Becker in Brillion for several years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion.
    Viola is survived by her husband, Reinhard; a daughter, Audrey Harder, Milwaukee; a son, Donald "Pat" Harder, Menasha; two sisters; Regina Brooks, Appleton; Lorraine McGregor, Racine; three brothers and a sister-in-law; Clem and Katie Fink, Cambria; Robert Fink, Chippewa Falls; Kenneth Fink, Alabama.
    Viola is further survived by her in laws; Frederick and Marcella Harder, Hilbert; Gerhard Harder, San Antonio, Texas; and Lorene Harder, Manitowoc. She was preceded in death by three sister; Genevieve, Ruth, Norraine, and two brother; Clarence and Norbert.
    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 3, 1997 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion with the Rev. Ross Henzi officiating.
    Burial will be at St. Luke Cemetery, Chilton.
    Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home in Brillion on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Friday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. The family would like to especially thank the nurses and staff of Oakridge Gardens for their loving care they gave to Viola.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Reinhard August Harder

M, b. June 29, 1903, d. April 9, 2001

Family: Viola M Fink (b. June 25, 1913, d. December 30, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: Reinhard August Harder was born on June 29, 1903 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Viola M Fink were married on November 8, 1930 in Waukegan, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Reinhard August Harder died on April 9, 2001, at age 97.
  • Note: Reinhard A. "Reine" Harder, 97, of Menasha, formerly of Potter, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2001, at Oakridge Gardens Nursing Center in Menasha.
    He was born June 29, 1903 in the Town of Chilton, son of the late Fred and Mary (Pagel) Harder. He married Viola Fink on Nov. 8, 1930, at Waukegan, Ill.
    Reine worked for The Central Garage in Potter for 59 years. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion.
    He is survived by a daughter, Audrey Harder of Milwaukee, and a son, Donald "Pat" Harder of Menasha; one brother, Frederick (Marcella) Harder of Hilbert; four sister-in-laws, Lorine Harder, Regina Brooks, Katie Fink and Lorraine McDaniels; and three brothers-in-law, Bennie Duchow, Kenneth Fink, and Robert Fink.
    He was then preceded in death by his wife Viola of 6 years, twin brother Leonard, brother Gerhard, and two sisters, Esther Duchow, and Elnora Deno.
    Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion. The Rev. Ross Henzi will officiate. Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery, Hilbert.
    Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home in Brillion on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Lorraine Dorothy Fink

F, b. November 21, 1926, d. April 8, 1968

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Biography

  • Birth: Lorraine Dorothy Fink was born on November 21, 1926 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on September 23, 1950.
  • Death: She died on April 8, 1968, at age 41.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Patrick George McDaniel

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Family: Lorraine Dorothy Fink (b. November 21, 1926, d. April 8, 1968)

Clement Joseph Fink

M, b. July 11, 1911, d. April 5, 1999

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Family: Katherine Niesz (b. December 4, 1920, d. May 30, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Clement Joseph Fink was born on July 11, 1911 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Katherine Niesz were married on May 20, 1950 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Clement Joseph Fink died on April 5, 1999, at age 87.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Robert F Fink

M, b. May 6, 1921, d. August 29, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: Robert F Fink was born on May 6, 1921.
  • Death: He died on August 29, 2004, at age 83.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Kenneth J Fink

M, b. May 28, 1923, d. April 24, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth J Fink was born on May 28, 1923.
  • Death: He died on April 24, 2004, at age 80, in Banston, Fayette Co, Alabama.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Katherine Niesz

F, b. December 4, 1920, d. May 30, 2005

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Family: Clement Joseph Fink (b. July 11, 1911, d. April 5, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Katherine Niesz was born on December 4, 1920.
  • Marriage: She and Clement Joseph Fink were married on May 20, 1950 in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Katherine Niesz died on May 30, 2005, at age 84, in Randolph, Wisconsin.

Donald (Pat) Harder

M, b. May 29, 1935, d. November 10, 2016

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Biography

  • Birth: Donald (Pat) Harder was born on May 29, 1935 in Potter, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 10, 2016, at age 81, in King, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Donald "Pat" Harder, formerly of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. He was born on May 29, 1935 in Potter, Wisconsin to the late Reinard and Viola (Fink) Harder. Pat attended grade school and was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion. He attended Brillion High School and while there, enjoyed music and competed in both solo and ensemble. He also played bass drum in both high school and the city band, and was co-editor of school newspaper and manager for the baseball and basketball teams. He graduated on May 29, 1953 on his 18th birthday.

    After a one year waiting period, he attended Barber School at the Green Bay Technical School. He then started his apprenticeship training in Oshkosh. After three months he enlisted for two years in the U.S. Army. He received his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and advanced training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was then stationed in Karlsruhe, Germany for 14 months. While there he was able to visit several countries throughout Europe. Upon returning to the United States he was honorably discharged from active duty and served four years in the Army Reserves. He then completed his apprenticeship at Pete's Barber Shop in Brillion. In June of 1958 he worked in a shop in Menasha and on January 1, 1959 he acquired the ownership and started his own business: Harder's Barber Shop, which he operated for 38 years. He then worked at Captain's Korner Barber Shop for 14 years before retiring.

    In March of 1960, he joined the Menasha Lions Club, was elected Secretary-Treasurer and held the office for 52 years. He was very active on both the club and district level. He transported many sets of eyes to the Wisconsin Lions Eye Bank in Milwaukee that were donated through Theda Clark Hospital. He was District Chairman of several different committees on the cabinets of 23 District Governors while serving as Chairman of the Lions Youth Exchange Program; he coordinated the first exchange in District 27B1by obtaining 3 host families for a student from Finland to spend the summer in Appleton, Neenah and Princeton. The following year he arranged for a student from Appleton to go to Finland.

    Pat was bowling league secretary for many years, secretary-treasurer of the Neenah-Menasha Bowling Association and was elected to their Hall of Fame. Pat was a big sports fan of the Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, UW-Oshkosh and Lawrence University men's and women's basketball and football teams. At one time he was the proud owner of eight Packer season tickets. Pat enjoyed doing public address announcing as a hobby. He was the voice of the Menasha High School Blue Jay basketball, football and wrestling for 23 years. He did the announcing for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Girls High School All Star games for 12 years at the UW Oshkosh Fieldhouse, 2 years at the UW Fieldhouse and 1 year at the Kohl Center in Madison. He also did the announcing for the Harrison Athletic Association's Women's Softball League and HAA Tournaments. Pat enjoying making people laugh and always had a joke or humorous story to tell. He enjoyed making and sending his home-made Christmas and greeting cards to his friends and relatives. For health reasons, in February 2011, he applied and was accepted to live at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

    He is survived by many cousins, relatives, numerous friends and special friend and love of his life: Jan Johnson of Kaukauna. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Audrey Harder of Milwaukee;

    Visitation for "Pat" will be at Wichmann Funeral Home - Tri County Chapel, 1592 Oneida Street in Menasha, on Monday, November 14 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 Broad Street in Menasha on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM. There will be visitation at the church on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. At a later date, Pat will be cremated and laid to rest in "God's little Acre" Cemetery - St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Chilton Township, where he had been baptized.

    In lieu of flowers, Pat asked that memorials be made to the Wisconsin Lions Camp for the visually handicapped.

    In closing, Pat would like to thank the entire staff at the Veteran's Home for their excellent care and treatment that made his stay at King as pleasant as possible.

    For more information or to share a memory of Pat, please visit www.wichmannfargo.com.
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Audrey Harder

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Genevieve Fink

F, b. August 22, 1906, d. March 22, 1984

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Family: Wilbur Schramm (b. April 2, 1904, d. December 28, 1957)

Biography

  • Birth: Genevieve Fink was born on August 22, 1906 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Wilbur Schramm were married on June 30, 1926 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Genevieve Fink died on March 22, 1984, at age 77, in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Lynn Ann Niesz

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Ruth Catherine Fink

F, b. October 12, 1924, d. December 10, 1959

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Family 1: William Schramn

Family 2: Richard M Vosters (b. December 31, 1919, d. June 19, 1975)

Biography

  • Birth: Ruth Catherine Fink was born on October 12, 1924 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Richard M Vosters were married on June 17, 1943.
  • Death: Ruth Catherine Fink died on December 10, 1959, at age 35, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary

    Friday, December 11, 1959

    Mrs. Richard Vosters

    Mrs. Richard Vosters, 35, route 3, Kaukauna, died in Kaukauna at 2:40 p.m. Thursday after a one year illness. She was born in Askeaton, October 12, 1924, and lived in Kaukauna for the last five years.

    Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Kaukauna, with burial in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Greenwood Funeral home, Kaukauna, after 2 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. today.

    Survivors include the widower; one daughter, Carol, at home; five brothers; Clem Fink, Dundus; Clarence Fink, Kaukaunal Kenneth Fink, Louisvilly, Kentucky; Robert Fink, Chippewa Falls; and Norbert Fink, Wrightstown; and five sisters; Mrs. Genevieve Schramm and Mrs. Reinhardt Harder, both of Brillion; Mrs. Leo Brooks, Hollandtown; Mrs. Pat McDaniel, Racine; and Mrs. Marvin Krueger, Appleton.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Norbert Cornelius Fink

M, b. January 29, 1908, d. December 9, 1975

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Family: Myrtle M VanGompel (b. March 16, 1916, d. April 29, 1984)

Biography

  • Birth: Norbert Cornelius Fink was born on January 29, 1908 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Myrtle M VanGompel were married on December 29, 1932.
  • Death: Norbert Cornelius Fink died on December 9, 1975, at age 67, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Robert Hunter Lake

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Ernesto Allen

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Derick Allen

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Jennifer Allen

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William W Stilp

M, b. May 28, 1924, d. March 20, 2010

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Family: Marjery J Sinsky (b. October 25, 1925, d. December 9, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: William W Stilp was born on May 28, 1924 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Marjery J Sinsky were married on August 16, 1947 in Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: William W Stilp died on March 20, 2010, at age 85, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Note: March 22, 2010


    Stilp, Dr. William W. "Bill"


    Dr. William W. "Bill" Stilp, 85, Appleton, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Saint Camillus Nursing Home in Wauwatosa, after a short illness. Bill was born in Menasha, on May 28, 1924, to the late Aloysius "Al" and Agnes (Hoffman) Stilp.

    Bill proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. He attended Marquette University School of Dentistry, graduating with the Class of 1947. On Aug. 16, 1947, he was united in marriage to Margery Sinsky in Racine, Wis. Bill practiced as a dentist for over 40 years.

    He was a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus and was a very active volunteer and Board Member with the St. Joseph Food Pantry.

    Dr. Stilp is survived by his wife, Margery, Appleton; daughter, Susan (Jeffery) Becherer, Wauwa-tosa; son, John (Carol) Stilp, Wausau; son, Thomas (Marguerite Gallagher) Stilp, Brookfield; son, Paul (Lori Timan) Stilp, Alexandria, Va.; and daughter, Kathryn (Christopher) Zale, Indianapolis, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sarah Stilp; and three sisters, Marge Vanden Huevel, Madge Stilp and Frances Stilp.

    A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 404 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, with the Rev. Larry Abler officiating. Friends may visit directly at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Menasha.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for St. Joseph Food Pantry and Marquette University School of Dentistry.

    Brettschneider-Trettin- Lederer

    606 N. Oneida St.

    Appleton 920-733-7383

    www.btlfuneral.com.

Margaret Mary Timmers

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