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John E DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Diana L Miller

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Roger R DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Vonnie Unknown

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Gerald DeBruin

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Family: Linda Butler

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Juretta Jurek

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Family: Gary Olinger

Barbara DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Michael Diedrick

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Gloria DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ralph Calaway

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Mary Ann DeBruin

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Family: David (Cal) Murphy (b. June 18, 1956, d. December 3, 2014)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

David (Cal) Murphy

M, b. June 18, 1956, d. December 3, 2014

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Biography

  • Birth: David (Cal) Murphy was born on June 18, 1956.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 24, 1974 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 3, 2014, at age 58.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: David "Cal" J. Murphy, age 58, of Freedom, passed away on December 3, 2014 at home following a lung transplant due to pulmonary fibrosis. He was born June 18, 1956, a son of the late Ralph and Gladys (Hock) Murphy.

    Cal graduated from Freedom High School in 1974. After graduating he began working at the Neenah Foundry, where he was employed until retiring as a supervisor because of his illness.

    On August 24, 1974 he was united in marriage to Mary DeBruin at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, having celebrated over 40 years together.

    Cal enjoyed spending time at the cabin up north, having spent a lot of time hunting, fishing, and sitting around the campfire. Over the years he traveled with Mary to many different places throughout the country.

    He is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons: Michael (Jennifer) Murphy, Maryland; and Jeffery (Rachel) Murphy, Freedom; seven grandchildren: Tyler, Ashley, Dylan, Jadin, Corbin, Leland, and Kaia; four brothers: Pat, Fond du Lac; Gary (Janice), Black Creek; Brian (Rachel), Seymour; and Scott (Jane), Freedom. Further survived by his in-laws: Helen (Ron) Meidam, Barb (Mike) Diedrick, Gloria (Ralph) Calaway, John (Diana) DeBruin, Elaine (Gary) Fleishman, Roger (Vonny) DeBruin, and Jerry (Linda) DeBruin.

    In addition to his parents, Cal was preceded in death by two infant brothers: Marty and Jeff Murphy; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lloyd (Margaret) DeBruin; and brother-in-law, Harry (LaVerne) DeBruin.

    Friends may call at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 11 am until the funeral mass at 1:30 pm with Fr. Walter Stumpf officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com

    In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Cal's memory.

    Special thanks to Dr. Cornwell, Kelly Radford, the entire staff at UW-Madison, and to the Freedom EMT's and first responders for the wonderful care given to Cal.

Elaine DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Gary Fleishman

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Kenneth DeBruin

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth DeBruin was born circa 1950.
  • Death: He died yes.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Katherine DeBruin

F, b. circa 1950, d. yes

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Biography

  • Birth: Katherine DeBruin was born circa 1950.
  • Death: She died yes.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

James S Nagel

M, b. June 18, 1924, d. October 27, 1999

Family: Flavia Genevieve Kiffe (b. September 3, 1923, d. March 26, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: James S Nagel was born on June 18, 1924.
  • Death: He died on October 27, 1999, at age 75.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

William M Lowney

M, b. November 24, 1927, d. September 8, 2005

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Biography

  • Birth: William M Lowney was born on November 24, 1927 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 8, 2005, at age 77, in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Rosemary Young

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Family: William M Lowney (b. November 24, 1927, d. September 8, 2005)

William Job

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  • Father: Zeno C Job (b. February 2, 1919, d. March 23, 2005)
  • Mother: Imelda Allie (b. September 24, 1916, d. September 26, 2003)

Karen Zirngibl

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Martin Charles Hermes

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Jane Cecelia Kopf

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Elfrieda J Scholz

F, b. April 2, 1907, d. June 2, 1983

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Family: Arnold W Kopf (b. November 9, 1908, d. May 3, 2007)

Biography

  • Birth: Elfrieda J Scholz was born on April 2, 1907 in Kloten, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arnold W Kopf were married on January 14, 1930 in Kloten, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elfrieda J Scholz died on June 2, 1983, at age 76, in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Arnold W Kopf

M, b. November 9, 1908, d. May 3, 2007

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  • Father: Anton Kopf (b. December 15, 1863, d. August 10, 1944)
  • Mother: Mary Basler (b. November 13, 1876, d. September 14, 1944)

Family: Elfrieda J Scholz (b. April 2, 1907, d. June 2, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnold W Kopf was born on November 9, 1908 in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Elfrieda J Scholz were married on January 14, 1930 in Kloten, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arnold W Kopf died on May 3, 2007, at age 98, in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 5, 2007

    Kopf, Arno W. Arno W. Kopf, age 98, of Chilton, died on Thursday, May 3, 2007, at the Chilton Care Center in Chilton. He was born November 9, 1908, in the Town of Chilton, son of the late Anton and Mary (Basler) Kopf. He married Elfrieda J. Scholz on January 14, 1930, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Kloten. She preceded him in death on June 2, 1983. During his life, Arno farmed on the family homestead in the Town of Chilton and in his younger years, he was deputized by the police department and worked as a floorwalker.

    Arno was an active member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, formerly St. Mary Catholic Church, where he was on the building committee and actively participated in the building of the church rectory. He was also a member of the Chilton Eagles Club where he was a trustee and bartender for many, many years. Arno was inducted into the Wisconsin State Eagles Hall of Fame and sponsored the Chilton High School Band and Color Guard to march in the National Eagles Convention Parade in Milwaukee. One of Arno's favorite accomplishments in his life was his involvement in the foundation of the Chilton Co-Op. He was also extremely instrumental when the Co-Op expanded to the location on Highway 57 north of Chilton.

    Survivors include his children: Elizabeth "Betty" Kopf of Cedarburg, Margaret (Bill) Schierl of Chilton, Jane (Marty) Hermes of Kaukauna; a daughter-in-law, Albertine Kopf of Chilton; 12 grandchildren: Audrey (Kent) Mosebach, Anna Mae Kopf, Daniel (Wendy) Kopf, Marie (Bob) Hughes, Lisa (Jerry) Fesing, Marian (Sam) Brown, Judy Kopf, Shari Schierl and special friend Kevin Piper, Scott (Mary) Schierl, Sara (Brian) Diedrich, Pam (Steve) VanHandel, Craig Hermes; special AFS grandchild, Cornelia Alerecht; and 17 great-grandchildren.

    Arno was also preceded in death by two sons: Clarence Kopf who preceded in death in 1995, Alan "Buster" Kopf who preceded in death in 1991; an infant daughter, Anna Mae Kopf who preceded in death in 1935; twin great-grandsons, Brandon and Tyler Schierl; and three brothers: Joseph (Bertha) Kopf, John (Edna) Kopf, and George (Marie) Kopf.

    Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (54 E. Main St.) in Chilton, with the Rev. Al Geiser officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Church in Chilton. Friends may call at the church from 3 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2007, when services will be held. An Eagles Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday at church at 4:15 p.m. Wieting Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

    The family would like to thank the staff of the Chilton Care Center, especially Debbie "Blondie," for all of their wonderful help and care. Their time and concern for Arno and his family is greatly appreciated.

    Online Condolences

    www.wietingfuneralhome.com.
  • Note: My great-grandpa, Arnold Kopf, was born in Chilton in 1908. He had three brothers named John, Joe, and George. As a child he lived on the farm and had to do chores for his parents on the farm.
    He married Elfrieda in 1930 and they lived on a farm. My great-grandfather was a farmer all of his life. He died at the age of 98 on May 3, 2007.
    Emily Van Handel, 2008.