Ambrose Anthony VanLaanen
M, b. December 13, 1929, d. September 6, 2013
- Birth: Ambrose Anthony VanLaanen was born on December 13, 1929 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on September 6, 2013, at age 83.
- Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Bay Settlement, Wisconsin.
- Note: Ambrose "Sonny" Van Laanen, 83, Town of Scott, died peacefully at a local hospital on September 6, 2013, surrounded by family. Born on December 13, 1929, in Green Bay, he is the son of the late Earl and Maryleen (Liebergen) Van Laanen. On October 1, 1955, he married the former Harriet Kersey at St. Louis Church-Dyckesville. Sonny worked at FEECO as a machinist, until his retirement in June 1993. Sonny enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and feeding his birds. He also cherished times spent with his faithful canine companions, Buddy and Tootsie.
Sonny is survived by six children, Cheri (Dave) Luckenbill, Judy (Dave) Degeneffe, Dave Van Laanen, all of Green Bay, Craig Van Laanen, Huntersville, North Carolina, Dawn Van Laanen, Scott (Jane) Van Laanen, both of Green Bay; seven grandchildren, Charlie (Sara) Van Laanen, Susie (Kevin) Dihel, Tony Van Laanen, Jarred Van Laanen (Abby), Autumn Van Laanen (Jason), Josh (Carly) Van Laanen, Katie Van Laanen; seven great grandchildren, Maverick, Lily, Wyatt, Keira, Bailey, Mason, and Bristol; four step-grandchildren; ten step-great grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Jackie Van Laanen.
He was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Terri Van Laanen; one brother, Cyril Van Laanen; and his parents and in-laws.
Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird St., Monday from 3 - 8 p.m. Rosary and wake service 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Tuesday at Holy Cross-Bay Settlement, 3009 Bay Settlement Road, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Mike Weber O. Praem officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to sign the register book and to share memories.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the entire staff at Aurora BayCare Hospital and the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic.
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
Cyril Mark VanLaanen
M, b. June 12, 1931, d. January 16, 2012
- Birth: Cyril Mark VanLaanen was born on June 12, 1931.
- Marriage: He was married on October 9, 1954 in Sugar Bush, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on January 16, 2012, at age 80.
- Burial: He was buried in Shrine of Good Shepherd, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
- Note: Cyril M. "Cy" Van Laanen, 80, New Franken, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Jan. 16, 2012, due to a stroke. He was born on June 12, 1931, to the late Earl and Maryleen (Liebergen) Van Laanen. He married Jacqueline Tilot on Oct. 9, 1954, at St. Huberts in Sugarbush. He served in the National Guard. Cy was a truck driver for 30 years until his retirement. He was currently serving as a supervisor for the town of Scott. Cy was a lifelong member of Holy Cross Parish. He loved to fish and spend time woodworking in his shop.
Survivors included his loving wife of 57 years, Jackie Van Laanen; five children, Steven (Mary Beth) Van Laanen, Tom (Louann) Van Laanen, Mary (John) Willemon, Kathy (Gary) Lemens, Jean (Gene) Lannoye; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Ambrose "Sonny" (Harriet) Van Laanen; two sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law, Gerald (Millie) Tilot, Arlene (Ray) Phillips, Kenny (Shirley) Tilot, Maurice (Rita) Tilot and Sally (Alan) Borley.
He was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Milton Greatens; mother and father-in-law, Mary and William Tilot.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Parish, 3009 Bay Settlement Rd. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. at the church with Fr. Tom Hagendorf, O.Praem officiating. Entombment at Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to Cyril's family at www.prokowall.com
The family would like to thank the staff at Bellin Hospital for all their loving care and compassion at his time of need.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from January 17 to January 18, 2012.
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
Orville Anthony VanLaanen
M, b. June 9, 1921, d. March 23, 1987
- Birth: Orville Anthony VanLaanen was born on June 9, 1921 in Bay Settlement, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on March 23, 1987, at age 65, in Bay Settlement, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in Shrine of Good Shepherd, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Green Bay Press Gazette Obituary Tuesday, March 24, 1987
Mr. Orville A. Van Laanen, 65, 3321 Nicolet Dr., died at his home Monday evening. He was born June 9, 1921 in Bay Settlement to the late John and Ida [De Grand] Van Laanen. Mr. Van Laanen joined the US Navy in 1941 and served until his discharge in 1947. He then married the former Hyacinth Rueckl on June 5, 1948 at St. Mary Church Luxemburg. Mr. Van Laanen was an electirician all of his life and belonged to local No. 158 IBEW and served as a former offiicer of union. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Concil No 4505 and the American Legion. He belonged to the Green Bay Duck Hunters, Trout Unlimited, and was a member of the Holy Cross Parish, Bay Settlement.
Survivors include his wife Hyacinth; two daughters and one son in-law, Patricia and Pat Vickman, Winona, Minnesota; and Anne Van Laanen, Milwaukee; two grandchildren; Sarah and John Vickman; two brothers and sisters in-law, Cyrus and Marie Van Laanen, Green Bay; and Howard and Caroline Van Laanen, Crivitz; four sisters and brothers in-law, Grace and Joe Wellens, Green Bay; Eunice and Bill Clayton, Bermerton, Washington; Lois and Don Weinfurter, Appleton; and Alma Bob Muraski, Green Bay; one sister in-law, Mrs. Earl Van Laanen, Green Bay; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Alvin and Earl; and two sisters, Mae Pensis and Sophie Weinfurter. Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and prior to the funeral on Thursday. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Church, Bay Settlement with the Rev. Gerald Kempen officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. A memorial fund has been established in his memory.
M, b. January 6, 1923, d. February 14, 2003
- Birth: Howard VanLaanen was born on January 6, 1923 in Bay Settlement, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Caroline Theresa Pakanich were married on November 3, 1945 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Howard VanLaanen died on February 14, 2003, at age 80.
- Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
Wilma Lucille Pardee
F, b. October 2, 1922, d. October 21, 2013
- Birth: Wilma Lucille Pardee was born on October 2, 1922 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: She died on October 21, 2013, at age 91.
- Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Wilma Lucille Pardee was born on October 2, 1922 in Kaukauna, to James Wilber Pardee and Jesse (Halsted) Pardee. She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1940 and married Alvin J. Nieling in Kansas in 1943, during his service in the army in World War II. On Alvin's return from the service in 1946, the couple moved to Appleton where they remained throughout their lives. Wilma worked at Montgomery Wards for six years, and later at Sears Roebuck for 28 years. Wilma lost Alvin after 50 happy years of marriage and had another wonderful six years married to Melvin F. Rohloff. After Mel's death, Wilma resided at Ridgeview Highlands, an Appleton retirement community, and most recently Brewster Village where she died on October 21 2013, shortly after her 91st birthday. She enjoyed the wonderful care and attention of friends, family, and caregivers at every step of the way. She would want to extend her thanks to the many wonderful people that loved her over the years. Thanks and peace to you all.
She was an active member of First United Methodist Church since 1948 and volunteered there. She enjoyed camping and traveling, playing the mandolin and piano, and being with family and friends (especially playing cards!). She and Alvin enjoyed square dancing, and she and Mel enjoyed polkas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Alvin Nieling, second husband Melvin Rohloff, brother Lester Pardee, sister Elaine McLellan, brothers-in-law Willard Rohloff and Glenn Flunker; and sisters-in-law Irene Peterson and Mildred Rohloff.
She is survived by two sons: James R. (Kay F.) Nieling of Rochester, Minnesota and Thomas J. (Lynn) Nieling of Waupaca; two grandsons: Michael (Sara) Nieling of Milwaukee and Nicholas (Heidi) Nieling of St Louis Park, Minnesota; two great grand children: Isabel and Hakan Nieling of Milwaukee; and a sister-in-law Mildred Pardee of Kaukauna. She is also survived by a sister-in-law: Delores Flunker; a step-daughter: Valerie (Jeff) Rosenow of Menasha; and three step sons: Gary (Lea) Rohloff of Wausau, Donald (Pat) Rohloff of Arlington, Texas, and Loren (Lois) Rohloff of Greenville; and a growing number of step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 24, 2013, in the prayer chapel of First United Methodist Church in Appleton, 325 E. Franklin Street, with Rev. David Farina officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, with her first husband, Alvin Nieling. Family and friends will gather in the First United Methodist Chapel on Thursday morning from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
Johanna (Josie) Arnoldussen
F, b. June 26, 1895, d. September 1, 1968
- Melvin George VanAsten (b. August 4, 1916, d. April 13, 2008)
- Helen G VanAsten (b. March 18, 1918, d. August 9, 1919)
- Clayton Anthony VanAsten (b. December 27, 1919, d. November 2, 1961)
- Loretta VanAsten (b. September 24, 1922, d. 1923)
- Barbara Ann VanAsten (b. May 24, 1923, d. September 23, 1988)
- Raymond Leo VanAsten (b. February 4, 1925, d. August 7, 1969)
- Birth: Johanna (Josie) Arnoldussen was born on June 26, 1895 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Martin John (Mike) VanAsten, Jr, were married on February 22, 1916 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Death: Johanna (Josie) Arnoldussen died on September 1, 1968, at age 73, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary
Tuesday, September 3, 1968
Mrs. Mike Van Asaten Rt. 2, Kaukauna
Age 73, died at 7 a.m. on Sunday following a long illness. She was born in Freedom, June 26, 1895 and lived in Freedom area all of her life. She was a member of the Christian Mother's Society.
Survivors are her husband, Mike; one daughter, Mrs. Joseph [Barbara] Van Gompel, Kimberly; two sons, Melvin, Kimberly; and Ray, Kaukauna; three brothers, William Arnoldussen, Seymour; John, Kaukauna; and Mark, Appleton; four sisters, Mrs. Leo [Jenny] Schommer, Freedom; Mrs. Nellie Kieffer, Freedom; Mrs. Ivo [Christine] Geigel, Appleton; Mrs. Les [Ellen] Huss, Kaukauna; 13 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 o'clock at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Father Alfred Hietpas in charge. Friends may call after 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Kaukauna. The parish rosary will be at 7:30 this evening and the Christian Mothers rosary at 8:30 and burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Barbara Ann VanAsten
F, b. May 24, 1923, d. September 23, 1988
- Birth: Barbara Ann VanAsten was born on May 24, 1923 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Joseph Henry VanGompel were married on November 11, 1941 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
- Death: Barbara Ann VanAsten died on September 23, 1988, at age 65, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary Saturday, September 24, 1988
Mrs. Joseph H. Van Gompel [Barbara Van Asten] 611 E. Maes Ave. Kimberly
Age 65, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed, died Friday, September 23, 1988, at Appleton Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born May 24, 1923 in Freedom, the daughter of the late Mike and Johanna [Arnoldussen] Van Asten. She had live in Kimberly for most of her life, and was an avid bingo player. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary William Vehagen Post No. 60, Kimberly, and the Ladies of Holy Name.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph, a son and daughter in-law, Robert and Valerie Van Gompel, Kimberly; three daughters and two sons in-law, Patricia Van Hammond, Kimberly; Yvonne and Thomas Corbett, Readfield; Diane and Michael Meier, Little Chute; nine grandchildren, Marty and Dave Van Hammond; Julie and Amy Corbett; Todd, Jamie and Scott Van Gompel; Michelle and Gina Meier; a great grandson, Matthew Van Hammond; and a brother and two sisters in-law, Melvin and Jean Van Asten, Kimberly; Dorothy Van Asten, Kaukauna.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Clayton and Raymond. The funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 26, 1988 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Kimberly with Msgr. Carl Steiner officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Jansen-Fargo Funeral Home, 204 E. Kimberly Ave., Kimberly, from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and after 8:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home until the cortege leaves for the church. There will be a parish prayer service at 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral. A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Robert M VanGompel
Patrick J Murphy
M, b. October 14, 1888, d. December 22, 1968
Family 1: Adeline Smith (b. November 2, 1891, d. June 2, 1934)
- Rita Murphy (b. December 13, 1915, d. March 12, 1983)
- John E Murphy (b. March 2, 1917, d. June 6, 1988)
- Florian Murphy (b. 1920, d. 1920)
- Florence Murphy (b. October 20, 1920, d. November 25, 1977)
- Ralph J Murphy (b. March 24, 1924, d. August 17, 1990)
- Laverne S Murphy (b. January 9, 1926, d. November 11, 1994)
- Rosemarie K Murphy
- Birth: Patrick J Murphy was born on October 14, 1888 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Anna VanAsten were married in 1944.
- Death: Patrick J Murphy died on December 22, 1968, at age 80.
- Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
Raymond Leo VanAsten
M, b. February 4, 1925, d. August 7, 1969
- Birth: Raymond Leo VanAsten was born on February 4, 1925 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on August 7, 1969, at age 44, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary Saturday, August 9,1969
Raymond L. Van Asten 216 E. 9th St. Kaukauna
Age 44, passed away Thursday evening unexpectedly. He was born in Freedom, Frebruary 4, 1925. He had farmed in the Town of Freedom, and the past 11 years had been employed at Badger Northland. He was a member of the Steel Workers Union, a veteran of World War II.
Survivors are his wife, Dorothy; his father, Mike Van Asten, Freedom; one daughter, Donna, at home; three sons, Marvin and Michael, Kaukauna; Spec. 4, Merlin, US Army, Vietnam; one brother, Melvin, Kimberly; one sister, Mrs. Joseph [Barbara] Van Gompel, Kimberly; one grandson.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday from St. Mary Catholic Church, Kaukauna. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Rev, Charles Fredericks officiating. Friends may call at the Greenwood Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Sunday. The rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m. Sunday.
M, b. December 29, 1836, d. August 11, 1905
- Matthias H Kaehn (b. 1867, d. January 26, 1922)
- Michael Koehn (b. circa 1868)
- Margaret Kaehn (b. March 1868, d. February 13, 1922)
- John A Kaehn (b. December 18, 1871, d. January 15, 1919)
- Katharina Koehn (b. March 7, 1873, d. October 14, 1973)
- Joseph John Koehn (b. circa 1874, d. June 23, 1918)
- Anthony Joseph Koehn (b. November 1, 1877)
- Birth: Anton Koehn was born on December 29, 1836 in Germany.
- Death: He died on August 11, 1905, at age 68, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota.
- Immigration: He immigrated in 1861.
Jerome F Miller
M, b. July 18, 1930, d. February 28, 2009
- Birth: Jerome F Miller was born on July 18, 1930 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He was married on May 21, 1949 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on February 28, 2009, at age 78, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/12/125.
- Note: March 2, 2009
Miller, Jerome F. "Jerry"
Jerome F. "Jerry" Miller, Kaukauna, formerly of Little Chute, 78, died Saturday Feb. 28, 2009, at his home with family present. He was born in Appleton on July 18, 1930 to the late Alfred Miller and Loretta (Frahm) Miller Wilkum. Jerome married Marie Vande Burgt at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Little Chute on May 21, 1949.
Jerome is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marie; children, Terrance, Kaukauna; Linda (Lawrence) Mitchell, Kaukauna; James (Sally), Little Chute; Peggy (William) Haanen, Sherwood; Susan (Dennis) Rooyakkers, Kaukauna; Vickie (Special friend Rob), Kaukauna; Jan Vosters, Kaukauna; Mary (Rene) Petit, Kaukauna; Margie Bartels, Kaukauna; Thomas (Julie), Combined Locks; Karla Arnoldussen, Appleton; and Kim (Benjamin) Charles, Appleton; grandchildren, TerryLynn, Keith, Elly, Chad, Todd, Jesse, Amanda, Judd, Amber, Nicole, Ryan, Eric, Sarena, Jamie, Sean, Aaron, Kelly, Bruce, Sara, Jenna, Brock, Chasidy and Christy; step-grandchildren: Shelly, Julie, Mary, Michael, Thomas, David, Karen, Krista, Jason and Steve; great-grandchildren, numerous and still growing; brothers and sisters, Alfred (Betty), Bernard (Elaine), Earl (Nancy), Rita (Delbert) Klingbiel, Edward; step brothers and sister, Yvonne (Don) Bolter, Les (Mary) Wilkum and Lee D. (Rose) Wilkum; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Bertha (Howard) Brux, Adrian (Pat) Vande Burgt, Theresa Eiting, Martin (Mary) Vande Burgt, Betty (Harvey) Schroeder and Barb (LaVern) Steinberg. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Jerome was preceded in death by his parents, Lorretta Miller Wilkum, Alfred Miller and Clarence Wilkum; daughter-in-law, Rosa Miller; grandson, Brett Rooyakkers; brothers, Herman and Robert; father and mother-in-law, Martin and Hendricka Vande Burgt; and sisters-in-law, Elaine Miller, Margaret Vande Burgt and Regina Williamson.
Jerome worked at Consolidated Paper Mill for approximately 30 years, until 1982, and witnessed the construction of the College Avenue bridge. His goal was to see the completion of the new bridge. He also held multiple part-time jobs, the last of which was at Lieber Lumber.
Jerome loved his 12 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, and visiting neighbors young and old on his scooter. Jerome also enjoyed summers at Pelican Lake with his family and friends, spending time in Wild Rose at his summer home, and then becoming a Snow Bird in Arizona for the winters. He and his jokes and pranks will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be held Thursday March 5, 2009, at ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH (323 S. Pine St. Little Chute) beginning at 2 p.m. until time of Funeral at 5 p.m. Committal St. John Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
The family would like to give special thanks to Affinity Hospice and the staff at Aurora pharmacy on Calumet for all the tender care they have given to their father.
201 E. Main Street
Little Chute 920-788-6237.
F, b. November 21, 1899, d. September 1975
- Birth: Marie Greiner was born on November 21, 1899.
- Marriage: She and Max Koletzke were married in 1924.
- Death: Marie Greiner died in September 1975, at age 75.
- Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
Jean Landers Robertson
F, b. January 2, 1922, d. January 13, 2013
- Birth: Jean Landers Robertson was born on January 2, 1922 in Oak Park, Cook Co, Illinois.
- Marriage: She and Maurice Joseph VanGompel were married on July 27, 1947.
- Death: Jean Landers Robertson died on January 13, 2013, at age 91, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Jean Landers Van Gompel, 91, of Neenah, formerly of Little Chute, died Sunday January 13, 2013 at Kilkenny Cottage, Neenah. She was born, January 2, 1922 in Oak Park, IL; daughter of the late William and Nellie (Allen) Robertson. Jean married Maurice Van Gompel on July 27, 1947; he preceded her in death on November 4, 1994. They celebrated 47 years together.
Jean enjoyed gardening in her earlier years. She stayed active at Kilkenny Cottage by helping deliver the mail, and helping residents read their letters if needed. She was also active in the bible study group. Her greatest joy came from her family. Jean especially enjoyed visits from her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.
Jean is survived by her three children, son John (Nancy), Neenah; two daughters, Susan Ronald) Pynenberg, Kimberly, and Mary (John "Rocky") Vanden Boogard, Appleton; seven Grandchildren, Christopher (Special friend, Beth Hybers), Sara (fiancé' Tony Busch), Donald (Amanda), Craig, Jennifer, Andy, and Scott; four Great-Grandchildren, Austin, Donovan, Emily, and Ethan; two sisters-in-law, Edna Robertson, Eugene, OR, and Clarice LaBeau, Menasha; and several nieces and nephews. She was further preceded in death by three brothers, John, William, and Allan; and a sister, Ruth Fischer.
Funeral service will be 1:00PM on Wednesday January 16, 2013 at the STAR OF HOPE CHAPEL in HIGHLAND MEMORIAL PARK, with Rev. Mike Huff officiating. Visitation will be at the chapel on Wednesday beginning at 11:00AM until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Jean's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at both Kilkenny Cottage, and Heartland Hospice for all their compassionate care, recently and over the past five years.