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Lois M Witt

F, b. March 12, 1918, d. December 13, 2004

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Family: Lester J Wilharms (b. August 29, 1915, d. November 11, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Lois M Witt was born on March 12, 1918 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Lester J Wilharms were married on May 29, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lois M Witt died on December 13, 2004, at age 86, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: WILHARMS, LOIS M.

    Lois M. Wilharms, age 86, of Appleton, died Monday, December 13, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Lois was born on March 12, 1918, in Appleton, to the late Robert and Myrtle (McFaul) Witt. She married Lester J. Wilharms on May 29, 1938, in Appleton; he preceded her in death on November 11, 1983. Lois was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Mt. Olive Ladies Aid for over 25 years; Immanuel Lutheran Church Ladies Aid; Jolly Workers Homemakers Club for over 58 years; Cooking Leader in the B-Square 4 H Club for over 25 years; a member of the School Board at Triangle School of Grand Chute for 15 years; Cooking leader for Hortonville Harvesters 4 H Club for 3 years; Senior Citizens Club of Greenville; the Sewing Club; the Sunshine Lady for Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Greenville; Cooking Leader for Tri-Town Workers 4 H Club for two years and the Homemakers Choir.

    Survivors include her children, Grace (Robert) Van Eyck: John (Cathy) Wilharms; and Nancy Wilharms; her grandchildren, William (Kris) Bruehl, Erica Greene, Julie (Gary) Gonnering, Brian (Terri) Wilharms, Mike Hills, Tracie Abel, Leon Hills, and Meredith Wilharms; her great grandchildren, Samantha, Breanna, Sabrina, Michael, Noah, Thomas, Kirkland, Adrienne, Ellie, Bobbi, Matthew, Joey, Alayna; her sisters, Eunice Heberer, Joan Van Handel and Elaine Waldo; her sister-in-law, Mary Witt; her brother-in-law William Wilharms; and her special friend, Lucille Petersen. She was preceded in death by her sons, Russell Wilharms and Wayne Wilharms, her great grandson, Andrew Gonnering; her brother, James Witt; and her daughter-in-law, Charlene Wilharms.

    Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2004, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, Appleton, with Rev. Timothy Kolb officiating. Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home, Appleton, on Thursday from 4:00 p.m until the time of services. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Franciscan Care Center for their loving care. A memorial has been established in her name.


    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton 920-739-1231 www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com

    To My Family and Friends- If I should ever leave you whom I love, To go along the silent way, Grieve not nor speak of me with tears, But laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you there. For I am loving you just as I always have. A Mother’s love is like a rose, Always blooming Forever caring Surrounded by those Who always loved her.

Lester J Wilharms

M, b. August 29, 1915, d. November 11, 1983

Family: Lois M Witt (b. March 12, 1918, d. December 13, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: Lester J Wilharms was born on August 29, 1915 in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Lois M Witt were married on May 29, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lester J Wilharms died on November 11, 1983, at age 68.
  • Burial: He was buried in Star of Hope Mausoleum, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Beverly VanAsten

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Marilyn VanAsten

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Sharon VanAsten

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Richard DeRuyter

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Mark G VanAsten

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Marcia A VanDeHey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Charles Ernest Hamilton

M, b. circa 1887

Family: Anna Rose Murphy (b. December 15, 1887, d. December 1, 1976)

Biography

  • Birth: Charles Ernest Hamilton was born circa 1887.

Irma H Schmaling

F, b. January 8, 1907, d. October 16, 1985

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Family: Arnold H Nettekoven (b. February 11, 1906, d. March 8, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Irma H Schmaling was born on January 8, 1907 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold H Nettekoven were married on June 29, 1927.
  • Death: Irma H Schmaling died on October 16, 1985, at age 78, in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Star of Hope Mausoleum, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Source: Appletoon Post Crescent Obituary Thursday, October 17, 1985

    Mrs. Arnold H. Nettekoven Sr. (Irma H. Schmaling) Route 2, Black Creek

    Age 78, died unezpectedly Wednesday morning, October 16, 1985 at her residence. She was born January 8, 1907 in the Town of Center, Wisconsin the daughter of William and Augusta [Wieckert] Schmaling. On June 29, 1927 she married Arnold H. Nettekoven Sr. and they farmed in the Town of Center most of their married life.

    She was a dedicated mother and is survived by three daughters and two sons in-law; Shirley Nettkoven, Donna and James Seidl, all of Appleton; Betty and Norbert Kussow, De Pere; five sons and four daughters in-law; Robert and Jean, Roland and Mary Ann Nettekoven, all of Black Creek; Donald and Caroline, Arnold Jr., Rheinold Nettkoven, all of Appleton; and Lorraine Nettkoven, Appleton; 22 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; and her sister in-law; Mrs. Della Merkes, Appleton.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, on March 8, 1982, a son, two grandsons, a great granddaughter, five brothers, a sister, and a daughter in-law, Sally Nettkoven.

    The complete funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 1985 at Highland Memorial Park Chapel with Rev. Willis Bloedow officiating. Entombment will be in the Star of Hope Mausoleum, Highland Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St. from 4 until 9 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel until the time of service. A memorial fund is being established.

Robert A Nettekoven

M, b. December 17, 1927, d. December 15, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: Robert A Nettekoven was born on December 17, 1927 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 4, 1959 in St Edward Church, Mackville, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 15, 2004, at age 76.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Nettekoven, Robert A. “Bob” Town of Center

    Age 76, left his home in the town of Center Wednesday, December 15, 2004, surrounded by his family for his heavenly home to the waiting arms of his Lord and Savior after a battle with Parkinson’s. He was born on December 17, 1927 and farmed his entire life in the Town of Center. On July 4, 1959, he married Jean L. Fischer at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, Mackville, WI. He was a past board member of the Wisconsin Pork Producers Association. He was a past board member and farm judge for the A.S.C.S. Bob was an avid bowler before he became ill. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was honest, caring, hard working and humble.

    Survivors include his wife, Jean, four children: Gregory (Karon), Brenda (Dave) De Groot, Bradley (Kathy), and Philip (Special friend Ann), all in the town of Center; two beloved grandchildren: Jessica and Jacob De Groot whom he babysat since they were six weeks old; three beloved step grandchildren: Jeff (Sara) Karweick of Theresa, WI, Jill Karweick of Center, and Samantha Mayville of Center; one step great grandson, Kole Karweick. He is further survived by three sisters: Shirley Anderson of Appleton, Donna (Jim) Seidl of Appleton, Betty (Norbert) Kussow of De Pere; four brothers: Donald (Caroline) of Land O Lakes, Arnold of Appleton and Ronald (Mary) of Center, and Rheinold of Appleton. He is survived by a brother-in-law, Milan (Vergean) Fischer of Manitowoc; his step father-in-law, Leonard (Pete) Hermes and a special friend, Jean; and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Irma Nettekoven, an infant sibling; his mother-in-law, Verna Fischer Hermes; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Fischer; and a brother-in-law, Dave Anderson.

    The family is very grateful to Dr. Steven Price and his staff, Dr. Timothy Wycoff and staff for their loving concern and help. The family is also grateful for Theda Care at Home Hospice for their professional loving care and help. They extend a very special thank you to a L.S.S. respite volunteer, Shirley Simonson, and a special thank you to Barb and her staff at Theda Care Adult Day Care.

    The funeral Liturgy will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2004, at ST. EDWARD’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Mackville, with Fr. Charles Brooks and Deacon Vincent De Groot officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Entombment will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Appleton Highland Memorial Park.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Bob’s name is being established.

    “We cannot escape the blowing of life’s wind, but we can make sure the seeds we leave behind are seeds of love and understanding.



    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 739-1231.

Jean L Fischer

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Gregory Nettekoven

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Karon Karweick

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Brenda Nettekoven

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David Gerald DeGroot

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Bradley Nettekoven

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Katherine Mayville

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Philip Nettekoven

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Jessica DeGroot

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Jacob DeGroot

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Shirley Ann Nettekoven

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Family: David Alfred Anderson (b. March 30, 1939, d. October 21, 2004)

David Alfred Anderson

M, b. March 30, 1939, d. October 21, 2004

Biography

  • Birth: David Alfred Anderson was born on March 30, 1939 in Stephenson, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 12, 1993.
  • Death: He died on October 21, 2004, at age 65.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Anderson, David Alfred

    David A. Anderson, of Appleton, age 65, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, October 21, 2004, at Cherry Meadow Hospice, following a year long battle with cancer. God saw he was getting tired, and a cure was not to be, so He put His arms around him and whispered “Come with Me”. With tearful eyes we watched him suffer, and saw him fade away, and though we loved him dearly, we could not make him stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best. He was born March 30, 1939, in Stephenson, MI, son of Thomas F. and Esther E. (Peterson) Anderson. On November 12, 1993, David married Shirley A. Nettekoven. He graduated from Escanaba High School in 1957. David served his country enlisting in the Army Reserves in 1956 with an Honorable Discharge in 1957. Then enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1957, served on the USS William R. Rush DDR-714 as a weapons control technician receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1962. David was employed by NCR Corp. for 30 years retiring in January 1994.

    He is survived by his wife Shirley; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Ken Kerwell, Appleton; his mother, Esther Anderson, Neenah; two sisters, Peg (Bill) Turner, Delaware; and children, Bill, Tom and Teri; Ruth (Bob) South, Indiana; and children David and Ron; two brothers, Richard and special friend, Shirley, Neenah; Tom (Sue), Michigan; children, Wendy, Carl and Paul; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob (Jean) Nettekoven; Ron (Mary) Nettekoven, all of Black Creek; Don (Caroline) Nettekoven, Michigan; Arnie Jr. Nettekoven; Rinnie Nettekoven; Donna (Jim) Seidl, all of Appleton; Betty (Norb) Kussow, DePere; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by two Aunts, Mrs. Myrtle Anderson and Mrs. Elsie Wood. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas, on February 22, 1965.

    Funeral services for David will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 26, 2004, at FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 724 East South River Street, with Reverend Jane Weeden officiating. Entombment will be in Star of Hope Mausoleum, Appleton Highland Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 – 8 pm, Monday and on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of the service. A memorial fund is being established.

    The family would like to extend a special thank-you to the staff of Cherry Meadow for their special care to Dave and family.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton 920-739-1231 www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

Donna Mae Nettekoven

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