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Suzanne Coignon

F, b. circa 1634

Family: Joseph Elie Beaujean (b. circa 1626)

Biography

  • Birth: Suzanne Coignon was born circa 1634 in Saintonge, Charente Maritime, France.

Etienne Bisaillon

M, b. 1650, d. September 25, 1697

Parents

Family: Jeanne Roanes (b. October 3, 1662)

Biography

  • Birth: Etienne Bisaillon was born in 1650 in France.
  • Marriage: He and Jeanne Roanes were married on November 26, 1685 in La Prairie, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada.
  • Death: Etienne Bisaillon died on September 25, 1697, at age ~47, in La Prairie, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada.

Jeanne Roanes

F, b. October 3, 1662

Parents

Family: Etienne Bisaillon (b. 1650, d. September 25, 1697)

Biography

  • Birth: Jeanne Roanes was born on October 3, 1662 in Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • Marriage: She and Etienne Bisaillon were married on November 26, 1685 in La Prairie, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada.

Benoit Bisaillon

M, b. circa 1620

Family: Louise Francoise Dublay (b. circa 1620)

Biography

  • Birth: Benoit Bisaillon was born circa 1620 in Clermont, Oise, Picardie, France.

Louise Francoise Dublay

F, b. circa 1620

Family: Benoit Bisaillon (b. circa 1620)

Biography

  • Birth: Louise Francoise Dublay was born circa 1620.

Francois Roanes

M, b. 1625, d. January 11, 1687

Parents

Family: Perrine Meunier (b. 1614, d. March 26, 1694)

Biography

  • Birth: Francois Roanes was born in 1625 in Sabel, Mans, Maine, France.
  • Marriage: He and Perrine Meunier were married on October 17, 1658 in Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • Death: Francois Roanes died on January 11, 1687, at age ~62, in La Prairie, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada.

Perrine Meunier

F, b. 1614, d. March 26, 1694

Family: Francois Roanes (b. 1625, d. January 11, 1687)

Biography

  • Birth: Perrine Meunier was born in 1614 in Clisson, Nantes, France.
  • Marriage: She and Francois Roanes were married on October 17, 1658 in Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • Death: Perrine Meunier died on March 26, 1694, at age ~80, in La Prairie, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada.

Pierre Roinay

M, b. circa 1595

Family: Julienne Lamarguese (b. circa 1595)

Biography

  • Birth: Pierre Roinay was born circa 1595.

Julienne Lamarguese

F, b. circa 1595

Family: Pierre Roinay (b. circa 1595)

Biography

  • Birth: Julienne Lamarguese was born circa 1595.

Byron Oliver Robinson

M, b. January 16, 1879, d. February 25, 1948

Parents

Family: Claire Louise Dupee (b. January 10, 1882, d. May 29, 1968)

Biography

  • Birth: Byron Oliver Robinson was born on January 16, 1879 in Pittsville, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Claire Louise Dupee were married on August 14, 1899 in Pittsville, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Byron Oliver Robinson died on February 25, 1948, at age 69, in White Lake, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.

Claire Louise Dupee

F, b. January 10, 1882, d. May 29, 1968

Parents

Family: Byron Oliver Robinson (b. January 16, 1879, d. February 25, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Claire Louise Dupee was born on January 10, 1882 in Pittsville, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Byron Oliver Robinson were married on August 14, 1899 in Pittsville, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Claire Louise Dupee died on May 29, 1968, at age 86, in White Lake, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph Koestler

M, b. November 18, 1868, d. September 17, 1941

Parents

Family: Gertrude Schomish (b. 1871, d. March 16, 1933)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Koestler was born on November 18, 1868 in Austria.
  • Marriage: He and Gertrude Schomish were married in 1892.
  • Death: Joseph Koestler died on September 17, 1941, at age 72, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Gertrude Schomish

F, b. 1871, d. March 16, 1933

Parents

Family: Joseph Koestler (b. November 18, 1868, d. September 17, 1941)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude Schomish was born in 1871.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph Koestler were married in 1892.
  • Death: Gertrude Schomish died on March 16, 1933, at age ~62.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Herman Nicolas Coppens

M, b. August 17, 1896, d. September 13, 1973

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Herman Nicolas Coppens was born on August 17, 1896 in Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on September 13, 1973, at age 77, in Marinette, Marinette Co, Wisconsin.

Alfreda S Koehn

F, b. 1888, d. 1934

Parents

Family: William C Dix (b. October 5, 1875, d. November 16, 1934)

Biography

  • Birth: Alfreda S Koehn was born in 1888.
  • Marriage: She and William C Dix were married on February 20, 1906.
  • Death: Alfreda S Koehn died in 1934, at age ~46.
  • Burial: She was buried in Kelso Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Frances M VanSchyndel

F, b. December 19, 1921, d. September 20, 2005

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Frances M VanSchyndel was born on December 19, 1921 in Hamel, Hennepin Co, Minnesota.
  • Marriage: She and Robert W Drephal were married on November 3, 1945.
  • Death: Frances M VanSchyndel died on September 20, 2005, at age 83.
  • Note: Frances Drephal, age 83, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2005, just three days after the death of her husband, Bob. Frances was born in Hamel, Minnesota on December 19, 1921, daughter of the late George and Annie (Van Lamoen) Van Schyndel. On November 3, 1945 she married the love of her life, Bob Drephal. The couple will be laid to rest together this Friday morning. Frances enjoyed collecting Precious Moments figurines, working with ceramics, cheering for the Green Bay Packers, and everyone will remember her expert cooking and baking skills. She was a longtime member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, where she faithfully attended morning mass and enjoyed her own little “social club” there.

    She is survived by her four loving children: Barbara (Ted) Miller, Judy Janus, Robert (Sue) Drephal, and Chuck (Joyce) Drephal, all of Appleton. Her grandchildren were the apple of her eye, and she loved them all dearly. They include Brian Miller, Brett (Dana) Miller, Stacy (Mike) Van Handel, Debra (Jim) Longberg, Kim (Chuck) Jablonski, Bob Drephal, Jr., Elizabeth (Aaron) Anderson, Amber Drephal, and Brad Drephal; eight great-grandchildren: Collin and Cameron Miller; Paige, Rachel, and Nicholas Van Handel; Autumn Longberg; and Faith and Alex Jablonski; a sister: Anna Verkuilen of Kaukauna; two brothers: Martin (Ebby) Van Schyndel and Richard Van Schyndel, both of Kaukauna; a brother-in-law: William (Pat) Drephal of Appleton; and a special niece Anne (Merlin) Hein. She is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends. Frances was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bob, a son-in-law Gordon Janus, a great-granddaughter Abigail Longberg, brothers Henry (Gen) Van Schyndel, Bernard Van Schyndel, Joe Van Schyndel, Arnold (Agnes) Van Schyndel, a brother-in-law John “Jack” Verkuilen, and a sister-in-law Ceil Van Schyndel.

    The funeral liturgy for Frances will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday, September 22, 2005 (TODAY) at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1825 N. McDonald Street in Appleton with Fr. Gerald Falk officiating. Friends may call at the church on Thursday (TODAY) from 3:00 PM until the hour of the mass.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 N. Superior Street Appleton, WI 54911 920-739-1231.

Robert W Drephal

M, b. March 14, 1925, d. September 17, 2005

Biography

  • Birth: Robert W Drephal was born on March 14, 1925 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Frances M VanSchyndel were married on November 3, 1945.
  • Death: Robert W Drephal died on September 17, 2005, at age 80.
  • Note: Robert W. Drephal, age 80, died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 17, 2005. Bob was born in Menasha on March 14, 1925, son of the late William and Nona (Muthig) Drephal. He was a 1942 graduate of the Menasha High School, and in June of 1943 enlisted in the United States Army. During his service, he was stationed in the European Theatre and saw action at the Battle of the Bulge. Bob was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and was also a P.O.W. His decorations were many, and included the Purple Heart and Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged from the Army in October of 1945, and in November of that same year married the former Frances Van Schyndel; she survives. Bob was employed for many years as a mechanic for the Appleton Park Department and the Forestry Department. He was a co-founder, trustee, board member and thirty-five year member of the Teamsters Union Local #563 in Appleton. He enjoyed giving himself a few golf strokes on his scorecard, playing cards, and travel. Everyone will remember him as a “tinkerer” who was always puttering with something or another.

    Bob is survived by his wife: Frances Drephal of Appleton; four loving children: Barbara (Ted) Miller, Judy Janus, Robert (Sue) Drephal, and Chuck (Joyce) Drephal, all of Appleton. His grandchildren were the apple of his eye, and he loved them all dearly. They include Brian Miller, Brett (Dana) Miller, Stacy (Mike) Van Handel, Debra (Jim) Longberg, Kim (Chuck) Jablonski, Bob Drephal, Jr., Elizabeth (Aaron) Anderson, Amber Drephal, and Brad Drephal; eight great-grandchildren: Collin and Cameron Miller; Paige, Rachel, and Nicholas Van Handel; Autumn Longberg; and Faith and Alex Jablonski; a brother: William (Pat) Drephal of Appleton; and a special niece Anne (Merlin) Hein. Bob is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son-in-law Gordon Janus, and a great-granddaughter Abigail Longberg.

    The funeral liturgy for Bob will be held at 6:00 PM Tuesday, September 20, 2005 (TODAY) at ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCH, corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Morrison Streets in Appleton with Fr. Gerald Falk officiating. Military rites will follow the services at the church. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday (TODAY) from 3:00 PM until the hour of the mass.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 N. Superior Street Appleton, WI 54911 920-739-1231.

Barbara Draphel

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Judith Marie Drephal

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Parents

Family: Gordon R Janus (b. March 13, 1936, d. February 20, 1994)

Gordon R Janus

M, b. March 13, 1936, d. February 20, 1994

Family: Judith Marie Drephal

Biography

  • Birth: Gordon R Janus was born on March 13, 1936 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on February 20, 1994, at age 57.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Charles Gerald Drephal

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Joyce Marilyn Blink

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Robert G Drephal

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