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Jesse VandenBroek

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Mariah VandenBroek

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Bruce T VandenBroek

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Courtney VandenBroek

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Madison VandenBroek

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Jacob VandenBroek

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Joann VandenBroek

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Family: Kenneth Robel (b. March 8, 1931, d. March 15, 2017)

Kenneth Robel

M, b. March 8, 1931, d. March 15, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth Robel was born on March 8, 1931 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 11, 1955.
  • Death: He died on March 15, 2017, at age 86.
  • Note: Kenneth Robel, Kaukauna, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Ken was born in Kaukauna on March 8, 1931 to the late Paul and Katherine (Driessen) Robel. He attended Kaukauna High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. After returning from the war, Ken married JoAnn VandenBroek on June 11, 1955. They enjoyed 61 years together.

    Ken was employed at Thilmany Pulp and Paper for 44 years, retiring in 1994. He enjoyed the peacefulness of being at the cabin, watching the wildlife and listening to music by the Eagles. Ken never missed any of his grandson's sporting events and recently had the honor of experiencing the Old Glory Honor Flight accompanied by Ed Patschke, which he truly enjoyed!

    Ken had a way of making people laugh; his sense of humor touched the lives of many.

    Ken will be missed by his wife, JoAnn of Kaukauna; two sons, Jeff Robel of Kaukauna; and John (Lisa) Robel of Appleton; grandson Cody Robel of Neenah and his girlfriend, Leah; and brothers and sisters-in-law: Darlene (Bob) Lipske, Bob Metz, Barbara VandenBroek and DeAnn Abel. Ken will truly be missed by his many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

    In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by his brothers: Robert (Ceil) and Richard (Barbara) Robel; sisters: Martha (Charles) Schell, Ethel (John) De Goey and Virginia (Oscar) Patschke; father and mother-in-law: Joseph VandenBroek and Cecilia VandenBroek-Abel; step father-in-law: Lawrence Abel; and sister and brothers-in-law: Bonnie Metz, Duane VandenBroek and Scott Abel.

    A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the STARLITE CLUB (W2091 County Road JJ Kaukauna) starting with a prayer service and Military Honors at 2:00 p.m. followed by visiting and celebration, concluding at 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com.

    The family would like to express special gratitude to Kathy Patschke for all of her love and support.

Darlene VandenBroek

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Robert Lipske

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Bonnie M VandenBroek

F, b. April 7, 1942, d. August 25, 2007

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Biography

  • Birth: Bonnie M VandenBroek was born on April 7, 1942 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on April 4, 1964 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 25, 2007, at age 65.
  • Burial: She was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: August 26, 2007

    Metz, Bonnie M. Bonnie Mae Metz, Neenah, 65, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at Cherry Meadows Hospice. She had battled cancer with grace, courage, and humor since the beginning of the year. Bonnie was born in Appleton on April 7, 1942, daughter of the late Joseph Vanden Broek and Cecelia Abel. She was raised in Kaukauna where she enjoyed ice skating and playing with her sisters and friends in the area that is now the Thousand Islands Environmental Center. She graduated from Menasha High School. On April 4, 1964, she married the love of her life, Robert Metz in Neenah. Bonnie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Bonnie enjoyed camping with her husband, trout fishing with her son, sharing the joys of motherhood with her daughter, and baking and doing art and craft projects with her five grandchildren. She enjoyed visiting with friends and family, especially if a campfire, walk or hike was involved. Bonnie was employed for several years in the floral department of Larry's Piggly Wiggly. She will be missed by all who knew her.

    Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Robert Metz; one daughter, Lori Scruton, Neenah; one son, Todd Metz, Herndon, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Heather Metz; five grandchildren, Mikayla and Julia Scruton, and Audreya, Natalie, and Nicole Metz; two sisters, JoAnn (Ken) Robel, Kaukauna and Darlene (Robert) Lipske, Lake Mills; one brother, Scott (DeAnn) Abel, Germantown. Additional survivors are sisters-in-law, Barbara Vanden Broek, Combined Locks and Peggy (Clarence) Fredrick, Oshkosh; and many nieces, nephews and special friends.

    Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Duane Vanden Broek.

    Funeral services for Bonnie will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 1228 South Park Avenue, Neenah with the Rev. Terry Ahlemeyer officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Westgor Funeral Home, Neenah and on Wednesday at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in her name.

    The family would like to thank the nurses and volunteers at Cherry Meadows Hospice for their compassionate care, love and support. You have touched our hearts as mom has touched yours. The family would also like to thank the many friends whose visits, cards, and prayers gave Bonnie strength and happiness in her final months on earth.

    She asked that this poem be included in her obituary as a message to all those she cared about and cared about her:

    When I am gone,

    release me, let me go...

    I have so many things

    to see and do.

    You mustn't tie

    yourself to me with tears;

    be happy we had

    so many years.

    I gave to you my Love,

    you can only guess

    how much you gave

    to me in Happiness.

    I thank you for the love

    you each have shown

    but now it's time

    I traveled on alone.

    To grieve a while

    for me if grieve you must;

    then let your grief

    be comforted by trust.

    It's only for a while that

    we must part,

    so bless the memories

    within your heart.

    I won't be far away,

    for life goes on;

    so if you need me,

    call and I will come.

    Though you can't see me

    or touch me,

    I'll be near

    and if you listen

    with your heart,

    you will hear,

    all of my Love around you

    soft and clear.

    And then, when you must

    come this way alone,

    I'll greet you with a smile

    and welcome you home.

    — Author Unknown

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Robert Metz

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Family: Bonnie M VandenBroek (b. April 7, 1942, d. August 25, 2007)

Lawrence Arthur Abel

M, b. June 20, 1916, d. April 27, 1993

Family: Cecelia M Rohr (b. May 1, 1917, d. February 23, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Lawrence Arthur Abel was born on June 20, 1916 in Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 27, 1993, at age 76, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Ignatius Eichinger

M, b. May 25, 1900, d. April 25, 1942

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Family: Mary Ann Thurner (b. April 3, 1905, d. June 30, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Ignatius Eichinger was born on May 25, 1900 in Regenhette, Germany.
  • Death: He died on April 25, 1942, at age 41, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Mary Ann Thurner

F, b. April 3, 1905, d. June 30, 1995

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Family: Ignatius Eichinger (b. May 25, 1900, d. April 25, 1942)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Ann Thurner was born on April 3, 1905 in Klautzenbach, Germany.
  • Death: She died on June 30, 1995, at age 90, in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Frances VandenBroek

F, b. December 26, 1911, d. June 1979

Parents

Family 1: Francis Ruiz (b. circa 1900)

Family 2: Peter Sticka (b. June 16, 1899, d. April 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: Frances VandenBroek was born on December 26, 1911 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Sticka were married on September 13, 1912 in Menominee, Menominee Co. Wisconsin.
  • Death: Frances VandenBroek died in June 1979, at age 67, in Vesper, Wood Co, Wisconsin.

Peter Sticka

M, b. June 16, 1899, d. April 1978

Family: Frances VandenBroek (b. December 26, 1911, d. June 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Sticka was born on June 16, 1899.
  • Marriage: He and Frances VandenBroek were married on September 13, 1912 in Menominee, Menominee Co. Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Sticka died in April 1978, at age 78, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co, Wisconsin.

Francis Ruiz

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Family: Frances VandenBroek (b. December 26, 1911, d. June 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Francis Ruiz was born circa 1900.

Clayton VandenBroek

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Family: Patricia L Mitchell (b. November 24, 1936, d. July 21, 2006)

Alexandrine Steffens

F, b. October 8, 1815, d. October 13, 1884

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Family: Eugene Pierrelee (b. circa 1814)

Biography

  • Birth: Alexandrine Steffens was born on October 8, 1815 in Luxembourg.
  • Marriage: She and Eugene Pierrelee were married on December 6, 1838 in Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France, France.
  • Death: Alexandrine Steffens died on October 13, 1884, at age 69, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

William Seggeling

M, b. October 18, 1904, d. March 27, 1991

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Family: Caroline Pahl (b. July 22, 1908, d. April 7, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: William Seggeling was born on October 18, 1904 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Caroline Pahl were married on June 15, 1928 in Waukegan, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: William Seggeling died on March 27, 1991, at age 86, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY
    Friday, March 29, 1991

    William Seggeling
    773 Reed St.
    Neenah

    Age 86, died Wednesday, March 17, 1991 at Vallihaven Care Center, Neenah. He was born October 17, 1904 in Appleton, Wisconsin, the son of the late Gilbert and Nellie (Jansen) Seggeling. He was married to Caroline Pahl June 15, 1928 at Waukegan, Illinois. He had been a Neenah resident for over 65 years and a former employee of Bergstrom Paper Company for 46 years retiring in 1971. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club. Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing.

    He is survived by his wife, Caroline; a daughter, Betty Gibson, Neenah; three grandchildren, Steven Gibson (Peace Corps. Gaborone, Botswana); Kay Lynn Gibson, Chester, Maryland; and Kathy Ann Gibson, Miami, Florida; an aunt, Minnie Bleier, Appleton; two sisters in-law, Catherine Chosa, Kimberly; Marie Pahl, Kaukauna; and many cousins and nieces and nephews.

    There will be no services held. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Westgor Funeral Home is assisting the family.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Caroline Pahl

F, b. July 22, 1908, d. April 7, 2005

Parents

Family: William Seggeling (b. October 18, 1904, d. March 27, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Caroline Pahl was born on July 22, 1908 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William Seggeling were married on June 15, 1928 in Waukegan, Lake Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Caroline Pahl died on April 7, 2005, at age 96, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Shrine of Heaven Mausoleum, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent Obituary
    Friday, April 8, 2005

    Seggeling, Caroline T.


    Caroline T. Seggeling, of Neenah, age 96, died unexpectedly, but peacefully, Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Appleton Medical Center. She was born July 22, 1908, in Kaukauna, daughter of the late August and Katherine (Spohn) Pahl. She married William Seggeling on June 15, 1929; he preceded her in death on March 27, 1991. Caroline was well-known for her flower garden and manicured yard.

    A loving mother and grandmother, she will be sadly missed by her daughter, Betty Gibson, Appleton; three grandchildren: Steven Gibson, Kensington, MD; Kay (Cliff) Gibson - Schultz, Kansas City; and Kathy Gibson, Appleton; she is further survived by nieces, nephews, and by her loving pets. She was a grandmother figure to Jacqueline, Mitch, and Pura.

    She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. A Time of Remembrance will held Saturday, April 9, 2005, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Neenah’s Westgor Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Shrine of Heaven Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established.

    The family would like to thank the staff of Appleton Medical Center Emergency Department and the 4th floor nursing staff for all their compassion.

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    Neenah.

Elizabeth Seggelink

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Family: Duane Gibson (b. January 18, 1937, d. February 17, 2006)

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

Duane Gibson

M, b. January 18, 1937, d. February 17, 2006

Family: Elizabeth Seggelink

Biography

  • Birth: Duane Gibson was born on January 18, 1937 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on February 17, 2006, at age 69.
  • Burial: He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Gibson, Duane W.

    Duane W. Gibson, 69, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Evergreen Retirement Community, Oshkosh. He was born on Jan. 18, 1937, in Neenah son of the late William and Sylvia (Boche) Gibson. Duane retired seven years ago from P.H. Glatfelter Co. after 40 years of dedicated service. Duane was very creative, making numerous signs, many lawn and yard displays and household decorations. He loved to polka and always had a funny story or joke to tell.

    Duane is survived by three children: Steven Gibson, Kensington, Maryland Kay (Cliff) Schultz, Overland Park, KS Kathy Gibson, Appleton and his very special friend, Geraldine Dodge, Oshkosh. He's also survived by a brother, Burt (special friend, Carla Lincoln), Neenah three sisters, Barbara (Duane) Andersen, Neenah, Sharon Kulzer, Forman, North Dakota, and Janet Gehrke, Neenah and many nieces, nephews and friends.

    Funeral services for Duane will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at 6 p.m. at Westgor Funeral Home, Neenah with Rev. Duane Matz officiating. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah. A memorial fund is being established in his name.

    WESTGOR FUNERAL HOME

    205 W. Doty Ave.

    Neenah

    920-722-7151.