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Lane Scott Kelly

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Myles Kelly

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Blake Kelly

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Clarence J Rockey

M, b. March 2, 1929, d. April 13, 2012

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  • Birth: Clarence J Rockey was born on March 2, 1929.
  • Marriage: He and Agnes Gertrude McMahon were married on February 26, 1949.
  • Death: Clarence J Rockey died on April 13, 2012, at age 83.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Rockey, Dr. Clarence J. Dr. Clarence J. Rockey, 83, Green Bay, passed away peacefully at his home on April 13, 2012. He was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on March 2, 1929. Clarence and his wife, Agnes, were married for 63 wonderful years. He is a veteran of the underage military service, shortly following World War II and the Korean War. During a career as a computer scientist, Clarence designed and implemented dozens of computerized systems for industries. Later, associated with Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., he worked with military weapons systems and the NASA space shuttle programs. Clarence and his wife spent a year on the island of Kwajalein assisting with the Strategic Defense Initiative. Dr. Rockey taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Wisconsin and Alabama University systems. He authored a textbook published by Wm C. Brown Publishers in 1975. After retirement in 1994, he wrote a twenty-volume novel, Carlisle Trace, published by lulu.com. "Rockey" enjoyed playing golf and bridge with family members, going dancing with his wife, reading a good book, and cooking delicious meals. He always finished the daily crossword puzzle and loved to tell jokes and make people laugh. Clarence was a big fan of the Green Bay Packers, and even attended the very first Super Bowl game with his wife. He is survived by his wife, Agnes (McMahon) and their ten children, Mary (Kevin) Rudie, Daniel (Dianna), Dennis (Tina), Edward (Connie), David (Linda), Jeanette Apland, Susan (David) Torbenson, Sally (Lance) Hanson, Gail (Edmund) Measom, and Nancy (Charley) Dye. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lee Nushart and Marge Collins; and two great aunts, Priscilla Herald and Dolly Queoff. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Francis Rockey; two sisters, Carol Kuchenbecker and Shirley Timm; and one brother, Donald Rockey. A memorial service for family and friends to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, May 26, at 10:30am at Appleton Memorial Cemetery Chapel. A military honor guard will follow the memorial. MALCORE (East) Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with funeral arrangements, (920) 432-5579. Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family. The family would like to thank Unity Hospice for their tender care - especially Debbie and Amy, his nurses.




    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on April 15, 2012.

Gerard Rutten

M, b. April 24, 1778, d. January 15, 1827

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Family: Johanna Troosten (b. circa 1775, d. December 11, 1890)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerard Rutten was born on April 24, 1778 in Bergen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on January 15, 1827, at age 48, in Bergen, Limburg, Netherlands.

Anna E Geurts

F, b. November 10, 1878, d. January 17, 1975

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Family: Peter DeBeukelar (b. April 6, 1878, d. August 5, 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna E Geurts was born on November 10, 1878.
  • Marriage: She and Peter DeBeukelar were married in 1908.
  • Death: Anna E Geurts died on January 17, 1975, at age 96, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Robert Joseph Schumacher

M, b. September 12, 1935, d. April 11, 2007

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  • Birth: Robert Joseph Schumacher was born on September 12, 1935 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 29, 1958 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 11, 2007, at age 71.
  • Note: April 12, 2007

    Schumacher, Robert Joseph "Bob" Robert Joseph "Bob" Schumacher, age 71, Temple, GA, formerly of Appleton passed away at home Wednesday, April 11, 2007, after a courageous three-year battle with liver cancer and COPD. Bob fought a battle that couldn't be won but never gave up the hope. He died surrounded by the love of his family. Bob was born on September 12, 1935, in Appleton, the youngest of four children, and only son born to the late George and Bernadette (Archambeau) Schumacher. On November 29, 1958, he made the best choice of his life when he married Ann Bekkers at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, WI, and was looking forward to celebrating their 50th anniversary. Bob was a hard-working and faithful husband. Fun-loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and true friend.

    Bob proudly served his country in the National Guard, than enlisting in the U.S. Navy's Air Force in November 1956, and served until receiving an honorable discharge in November 1960. Bob worked 30 years for the City of Appleton. Retiring in 1990, and enjoyed many years of retirement. Living in Appleton most of his life, being a chartered member of St. Bernard Catholic Church until moving to Temple, GA, in June 2001. He enjoyed his grandchildren's sleepovers, time spent spoiling them, and playing games with them outside, and on his computer. Bob loved listening to his collection of audio taped old radio shows, collecting and making many toys, especially for his grandchildren.

    Bob will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 48 years Ann, and their four children: Kathy (David) Long, Aberdeen, SD; Ronald (Jennifer) Schumacher, Hiram, GA; Sherry (Daniel) Bahr, Powder Springs, GA; Donald (Kristi) Schumacher, Tacoma, WA; three grandchildren: twins Adam and Ashley, Powder Springs, GA; and Rachel, Tacoma, WA; one step-grandson, Graham, Hiram, GA; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Dorothy M. (Earl) Schroeder, and Dora L. Smith, both of Appleton. Bob is also survived by Ann's family: Peter (Carol) Bekkers, Frank (Judy) Bekkers, and John (Bev) Bekkers. Sister Alberta Bekkers, Mary Bekkers, Hattie (Gene) Berg, Marge (Thomas) Feavel, Pauline (Roy) Vandenberg; niece and goddaughter Barbara Babino, who was very special to her Uncle Bob; numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many special friends; including his dog Patch, his cat Lucky, and her kittens Scrappy and Shadow.

    Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sister Betty (Drier), brother-in-law Keneth Smith, mother-in-law Waltera (Van Nuland) Bekkers, father-in-law Albert Bekkers, and his first dog Rex.

    The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. J. Elisberg, for his excellent care before Bob moved to Georgia. To his present PCP, Dr. E. Gonzalez and Dr. Palin and their staff, to his Oncologist, Dr. D. Miller, Hospice VistaCare, especially Nurses Peggy and Britni for all the loving care and kindness they showed Bob during his final days.

    It was Bob's final wish to be cremated, and to have a small Memorial Service. We are honoring those wishes. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, by Rev. Adrian Pleus, at 3 p.m., at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA 30132. Immediate family will greet family and friends at the Church from 2:30 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests masses to be said for Bob. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

    Dad, you were a loving, hard-working and caring person who helped Mom bring us up with strong values and good character. You will never be forgotten. You will always have a special place in our hearts.

    We love you,

    until we see you again.

    Honey, wait for me!!!

Petronella Geurts

F, b. 1883

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  • Birth: Petronella Geurts was born in 1883.

Delia Geurts

F, b. 1884

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  • Birth: Delia Geurts was born in 1884.

Percy Reinhardt Spaulding

M, b. April 28, 1918, d. November 5, 1986

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Family: Mildred Kringel (b. January 25, 1920, d. July 11, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Percy Reinhardt Spaulding was born on April 28, 1918.
  • Death: He died on November 5, 1986, at age 68, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Union Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Joannes Kerstjes

M, b. October 25, 1804

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  • Birth: Joannes Kerstjes was born on October 25, 1804 in Beugen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Michael Gleisner

M, b. circa 1820

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  • Birth: Michael Gleisner was born circa 1820.

Carol Ann Ambrosius

F, b. February 23, 1948, d. August 19, 2006

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  • Birth: Carol Ann Ambrosius was born on February 23, 1948.
  • Death: She died on August 19, 2006, at age 58.
  • Burial: She was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Gary J Ambrosius

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Family: Kathy Cavil

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Olga Ida Hauschultz

F, b. February 5, 1906, d. August 28, 1987

Family: Emil Herman Robert Kersten (b. July 8, 1899, d. December 25, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: Olga Ida Hauschultz was born on February 5, 1906 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Emil Herman Robert Kersten were married on December 23, 1923.
  • Death: Olga Ida Hauschultz died on August 28, 1987, at age 81, in Marion, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.

Leonard Lee Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Vernon D Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Julie Ambrosius

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Family: Steven E Gay

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Jody Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Bonnie Jane Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Daniel Ambrosius

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra

Russell Eugene Hudson

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Family: Carol Ann Ambrosius (b. February 23, 1948, d. August 19, 2006)

Kathy Cavil

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Emil Herman Robert Kersten

M, b. July 8, 1899, d. December 25, 1977

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Family: Olga Ida Hauschultz (b. February 5, 1906, d. August 28, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Emil Herman Robert Kersten was born on July 8, 1899 in Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Olga Ida Hauschultz were married on December 23, 1923.
  • Death: Emil Herman Robert Kersten died on December 25, 1977, at age 78, in Marion, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.