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Harold Smith

M, b. May 1, 1910, d. April 8, 1947

Parents

Family: Rosalie C Sobieck (b. December 27, 1913, d. January 13, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Harold Smith was born on May 1, 1910 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Rosalie C Sobieck were married in May 1933.
  • Death: Harold Smith died on April 8, 1947, at age 36.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Rosalie C Sobieck

F, b. December 27, 1913, d. January 13, 2017

Family: Harold Smith (b. May 1, 1910, d. April 8, 1947)

Biography

  • Birth: Rosalie C Sobieck was born on December 27, 1913 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harold Smith were married in May 1933.
  • Death: Rosalie C Sobieck died on January 13, 2017, at age 103.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Rosalie C. Smith, age 103, of Green Bay, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017.

    She was born on December 27, 1913 in Green Bay to the late Edward & Frances (Skaleski) Sobieck.

    Rosalie was employed by Stanley Home Products as a sales representative and also did alterations for Royal Model Cleaners and for many clients throughout the city.

    She married Harold Smith in May of 1933. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1947 due to a construction accident.

    Rosalie is a longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral where she often volunteered.

    Survivors include her children, Jane Travers, Frances Rickard and special friend Bob MacDonald, Phyllis Smith; grandchildren, Colleen (Mike) Neerdaels, Eileen (Ronald) Jonet, Rosemary Rickard, Mike (Betsy) Rickard, Ann Travers, Kathleen (Chris) DeCarlo, Matt Travers, Christine Travers, Amy Ellis and Bryan (Keisha) Metoyer; 16 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Sobieck; two sisters-in-law, JoAnn Sobieck and Irene Smith.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; sons-in-law, Matthew Travers, Stephan Rickard and Leonard Ellis; brothers & sisters-in-law, Edward & Lucille Sobieck and Raymond & Edna Sobieck, Earl & Clare Sobieck and Esther Sobieck.

    Visitation will be held from 9:30am until 11:00am on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 139 S. Madison Street, Green Bay. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am at the cathedral with Rev. Joseph Dorner officiating. Burial will be at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerGreenBay.com

    Mother, we will try not to be sad that you are gone, instead we will always be happy and proud that you were with us so very long.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Fred Walbrun and Dr. James Williams, Toni, Barb, Mary, Doris and the staff at Patient Pines Assisted Living. Also, a special thank you to the staff of Heartland Hospice and Deacon Conrad Kieltyka for his visits.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2017.

Reuben G Smith

M, b. February 10, 1918, d. December 10, 1970

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Biography

  • Birth: Reuben G Smith was born on February 10, 1918 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 24, 1938 in Immaculate Conception Church, Oneida, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 10, 1970, at age 52, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Irene Henrietta Ambrosius

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Family: Reuben G Smith (b. February 10, 1918, d. December 10, 1970)

Donald Sheehy

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Johannes Hoeks

M, b. May 3, 1830, d. February 13, 1900

Parents

Family 1: Petronella VandeRiet (b. circa 1832)

Family 2: Antonia Maria Schrauwen (b. January 20, 1846, d. November 25, 1918)

Biography

  • Birth: Johannes Hoeks was born on May 3, 1830 in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella VandeRiet were married on July 21, 1857 in Etten-Leur, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Johannes Hoeks and Antonia Maria Schrauwen were married on April 12, 1868 in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johannes Hoeks died on February 13, 1900, at age 69, in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Antonia Maria Schrauwen

F, b. January 20, 1846, d. November 25, 1918

Parents

Family: Johannes Hoeks (b. May 3, 1830, d. February 13, 1900)

Biography

  • Birth: Antonia Maria Schrauwen was born on January 20, 1846 in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Johannes Hoeks were married on April 12, 1868 in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Antonia Maria Schrauwen died on November 25, 1918, at age 72, in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Martin VanderSanden

M, b. May 16, 1833, d. February 28, 1900

Parents

Family 1: Johanna Adriana VanRijsbergen (b. February 15, 1827, d. May 6, 1873)

Family 2: Adriana Cornelia VandeRiet (b. circa 1840, d. February 14, 1920)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin VanderSanden was born on May 16, 1833 in Hoeven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Johanna Adriana VanRijsbergen were married on November 27, 1860 in Oudenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Martin VanderSanden and Adriana Cornelia VandeRiet were married on November 26, 1873 in Etten-Leur, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Martin VanderSanden died on February 28, 1900, at age 66, in Oudenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johanna Adriana VanRijsbergen

F, b. February 15, 1827, d. May 6, 1873

Parents

Family: Martin VanderSanden (b. May 16, 1833, d. February 28, 1900)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Adriana VanRijsbergen was born on February 15, 1827 in Oudenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Martin VanderSanden were married on November 27, 1860 in Oudenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johanna Adriana VanRijsbergen died on May 6, 1873, at age 46, in Oudenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Ernest Luniak

M, b. April 7, 1861, d. January 27, 1948

Parents

Family: Anna Schicker (b. June 26, 1863, d. March 3, 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Ernest Luniak was born on April 7, 1861 in Darboy, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Schicker were married on October 30, 1882 in St John, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Ernest Luniak died on January 27, 1948, at age 86, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery, Darboy, Wisconsin.

Anna Schicker

F, b. June 26, 1863, d. March 3, 1946

Parents

Family: Ernest Luniak (b. April 7, 1861, d. January 27, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Schicker was born on June 26, 1863 in Bochmen, Germany.
  • Marriage: She and Ernest Luniak were married on October 30, 1882 in St John, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anna Schicker died on March 3, 1946, at age 82, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery, Darboy, Wisconsin.

Connie Hoks

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Family: Daniel Kraft

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Daniel Kraft

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Family: Connie Hoks

Richard Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Barbara Louise Unknown

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Anthony Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Michael David Hoks

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Family 2: Nancy Jean Welhouse

  • Hope Hoks (b. March 21, 1968, d. March 21, 1968)
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Leah C DuFrane

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Patricka Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Kalla Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Bobbie Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Gene Paul Hoks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Christine Ann Ruwoldt

F, b. April 19, 1951, d. September 20, 2012

Biography

  • Birth: Christine Ann Ruwoldt was born on April 19, 1951.
  • Death: She died on September 20, 2012, at age 61, in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Christine Meidam, of Greenville, passed away peacefully on September 20th in her home with family near her. Christine was born in love to LeRoy and Iley (Meyer) Ruwoldt on April 19th 1951. She enjoyed her childhood in Appleton on the family farm. She met Leon Meidam in 1967 and it was love at first sight. They would often go dancing at The Country Aire with friends. She graduated from Appleton West High School in 1969. Chrissy wrote to Leon every day during his two tours of duty in Vietnam and they were married upon his return on October 23rd 1971.

    Christine's life was soon full of homemaking and raising their two children: Leanne and Timothy who were her pride and joy. The family built a house in Greenville and she made it a home. She was soon running the two of them back and forth from practices; she came to every meet and performance they had. She was employed by Treasure Island, Menards and JanSport. Christine enjoyed her life. Her love and joy was never doubted by her husband, children, friends and family. She delighted in her grandchildren: Zeke, Jeremiah, Koral, Joshua and Alaina. She took care of the wildlife in her backyard, especially the deer and birds. She enjoyed watching Packer games and NASCAR races.

    Christine's life was a life of selfless service. She taught Sunday School at Trinity and volunteered at Hortonville Elementary School. She welcomed home every veteran of Desert Storm at Outagamie County Airport. She is a founding and current member of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) chapter 351, chairing the Sunshine Committee and helping everyone. On a state level with VVA she chaired the POW-MIA committee. Christine has been active for decades in the POW-MIA issue and reaches out to their families often. She has been an organizer and support person for the Highground Bike Tour since its beginning 28 years ago. Christine has supported the 101st Airborne Old Abe chapter in Wisconsin. She has helped the Alpha troops 2nd of the 17th Air Cav 101st Airborne. She also worked with many other veterans groups and community service organizations. She has been a tireless listener, friend and supporter of Vietnam veterans, their families and everyone who knew her.

    Christine will be missed by the love of her life and husband, Leon Meidam. Her children: Leanne (Keith) Meidam Wincentsen, Greenville, her son Tim Meidam, Menasha, her grandchildren, her mother Iley Ruwoldt, sister Janis (Richard) Scharmann, brother James Ruwoldt, in-laws Larry & Sandy Meidam, Sandy & Mark Schindler, Rosemary & Mike Dietz, Mark & Linda Meidam, Kim & Cindy Meidam, Connie & Darrell Pomplun. She is further survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, friends and everyone whose life she touched.

    She is preceded in death by her grandparents Henry and Christine Ruwoldt, her father, LeRoy Ruwoldt, her brother, John Ruwoldt, her father-in-law & mother-in-law Patrick and June Meidam.

    Funeral services celebrating Christines life will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, , 209 S. Allen St, Appleton, with Rev. Kurt Kovanen officiating. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 4:00PM to 8:00PM, Monday, September 24, 2012, and again at the church from 9:00AM until the time of service Tuesday. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park.

    Her family extends a special thank you to those who have helped us over the past few months. You have been a blessing.

Linda Ann Olson

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