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George VanLyssel

M, b. September 2, 1916, d. July 17, 2006

Parents

Family 1: Josephine Celia Hartzheim (b. November 11, 1918, d. August 29, 1994)

Family 2: Mary Jane Giesbers (b. October 27, 1922, d. April 26, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: George VanLyssel was born on September 2, 1916 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Josephine Celia Hartzheim were married on June 14, 1941 in Holy Angels Church, Darboy, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: George VanLyssel and Mary Jane Giesbers were married on June 30, 1998 in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: George VanLyssel died on July 17, 2006, at age 89, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 19, 2006

    Van Lyssel, George George J. Van Lyssel, age 89, of Appleton and Fremont, WI, passed away Monday, July 17, 2006, at Franciscan Care Center in Appleton. He was born September 2, 1916, in De Pere, WI, the son of the late Martin and Wilma (Verstegen) Van Lyssel. George married Josephine C. Hartzheim on June 14, 1941, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Darboy, WI. She preceded him in death on August 29, 1994. He later married Mary Jane Rice on June 30, 1998, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oshkosh, WI. George began his career in 1936 as an apprentice working for Reimer Electric in Appleton. He was a licensed certified master electrician and number 19 in Appleton to receive his license. During WWII he was employed by M. W. Kellogg Company, working overseas on oil refineries in Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. He later joined Hatfield Electric Company in Chicago, IL, doing electrical construction through the years in 17 states, specializing in power houses. He retired in 1986 as Executive Vice President. George was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Appleton, a Life Member of Neenah-Menasha Elks Lodge #676, a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), a 3rd Degree Member and Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus. George could fix anything and was always puttering around. He had projects going year round. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

    Survivors include his wife, Jane of Appleton; his daughter, Sandra Day of Beloit, WI; his son Donald (Cynthia) Van Lyssel of Forsyth, IL; five grandchildren: Karie (Matt) Koch of Stoughton, WI; Kevin (Susan) Day of Beloit; Heather (James) Kimmons of Decatur, IL; Scott (Laura) Van Lyssel of Highland Park, IL; and Holly (Eric) Flick of Decatur; ten great-grandchildren: Christopher, Connor, and Chloe Day, Joey Koch, Gillian and Allison Kimmons, Nathan, Ben, and Charlie Van Lyssel, and Sofia Flick; four step-children Connie Rice of Columbia, MO, Daniel (Jenny) Rice of Freedom, WI, Jeffery (Beverly) Rice of Oshkosh, WI. and Russell (Heidi) Rice of Appleton; six step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; Also many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and dear friends.

    In addition to his parents and first wife, George was preceded in death by a sister Marie Schuster and two brothers: Adrian and Robert Van Lyssel.

    The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, July 20th at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 S. State St., Appleton, with Fr. Bob Lexa officiating. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery in Appleton. Friends may call directly at the church from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for St. Mary's Church.

    Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer

    606 N. Oneida St. Appleton,WI

    920-733-7383

    www.btlfuneral.com.

Sandra Kay VanLyssel

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Donald Charles VanLyssel

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Russell J Niesen

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James Hendricks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Allen Hendricks

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Petrus Allarts

M, b. April 15, 1815

Parents

Family: Petronella Kuenen (b. circa 1815, d. February 8, 1871)

Biography

  • Birth: Petrus Allarts was born on April 15, 1815 in Velden, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella Kuenen were married on October 20, 1846 in Arcen, Limburg, Netherlands.

Petronella Kuenen

F, b. circa 1815, d. February 8, 1871

Parents

Family 1: Petrus Allarts (b. April 15, 1815)

Family 2: Hendrik Jacob Thelen (b. August 4, 1826)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella Kuenen was born circa 1815.
  • Marriage: She and Petrus Allarts were married on October 20, 1846 in Arcen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Petronella Kuenen and Hendrik Jacob Thelen were married on February 22, 1859 in Velden, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Petronella Kuenen died on February 8, 1871 in Velden, Limburg, Netherlands.

Kenneth Elmer Revoir

M, b. June 22, 1931, d. May 12, 1981

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth Elmer Revoir was born on June 22, 1931 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 12, 1981, at age 49.

John Donald Revoir

M, b. March 4, 1933, d. November 14, 2009

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Biography

  • Birth: John Donald Revoir was born on March 4, 1933 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 24, 1955 in Baltimore, Baltimore City Co, Maryland.
  • Death: He died on November 14, 2009, at age 76, in King, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: November 16, 2009


    Revoir, John D. "Jack"


    John "Jack" D. Revoir, 76, Ripon, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at King Veterans Home in King, Wis. Jack was born on March 4, 1933, in Little Chute, Wis., the son of Elmer and Amelia (Van Eyck) Revoir. He graduated from St. John's in Little Chute. Jack served four years in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a third class gunner's mate and his duty stations were two mine sweepers, the USS Waxwing and USS Ruddy.

    On Nov. 24, 1955, Jack married Marie Finnerty in Baltimore, Md. He owned a distributorship with Morning Glory Dairy for 26 years. Jack served as commander for the Kimberly American Legion. He also served two years as chairman for Outagamie County Youth Government Day, he was co-president of the Kimberly PTO, and served as committee chairman for the Kimberly Cub Scouts. Jack was also a member of the VFW and St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.

    Survivors include four daughters, Mary Ellen (Edmund) Schuh, Ripon, Wis.; Michelle (Michael) Flaherty, Little Chute, Wis.; Melissa Reiger, Oshkosh, Wis.; and Tracey (Scott) Webber, Fort Mill, S.C.; two sons, Michael (Diane) Revoir, Kimberly, Wis.; and Timothy Revoir, Appleton, Wis.; ten grandchildren, Michael, Meghan, Matthew Schuh, Amanda, April and Alana Revoir, Abigail (Nathan) Dahm, Julia and Sarah Flaherty and Rebecca Reiger; and one sister, Mary Ann (William) Welch, Appleton, Wis.

    Jack was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved stepfather, Milton Revoir; and two brothers, Kenneth and Ronald.

    Visitation for Jack Revoir will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon, 218 Blossom St., Ripon, WI, 54971. Mass of Christian Burial for Jack Revoir will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon. Father William Whalen will officiate with full Military Honors to follow. Entombment will follow at Highland Memorial Park, 3131 N. Richmond St., Appleton, Wis.

    Memorials may be given to Parkinson's disease Foundation, 833 West Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60607.

    Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, Ripon, is assisting the family.

    www.butzinmarchant.com.

Theresa M Boucher

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Inez Marie Vandehei

F, b. May 4, 1923, d. December 21, 1985

Parents

Family: Conrad Harold Hostettler (b. March 30, 1919, d. September 29, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: Inez Marie Vandehei was born on May 4, 1923 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 21, 1985, at age 62.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Helen Frances Vandehey

F, b. June 12, 1924, d. May 13, 2009

Parents

Family 1: Gordon Kempf (b. May 13, 1926, d. June 3, 1998)

Family 2: John Arnold Siroin (b. June 16, 1930, d. June 15, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen Frances Vandehey was born on June 12, 1924 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Gordon Kempf were married on June 22, 1959 in Washington County, Minnesota.
  • Marriage: Helen Frances Vandehey and John Arnold Siroin were married on May 4, 1985 in Vilas County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen Frances Vandehey died on May 13, 2009, at age 84, in Portage, Columbia Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Regina Vandehey

F, b. November 3, 1925, d. November 7, 2001

Parents

Family: Norman Davis Ellefson (b. December 12, 1922, d. September 22, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Regina Vandehey was born on November 3, 1925 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Norman Davis Ellefson were married on March 21, 1943 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Regina Vandehey died on November 7, 2001, at age 76, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: REGINA ELLEFSON (VANDE HEI) “GENE” Appleton


    Age 76, died Wednesday, November 7, 2001, at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center. Gene was born on August 3, 1925, in Kaukauna to the late Bernard and Mary (Veau) Vande Hei. She married Norman Ellefson on March 21, 1943, in Kaukauna. With her husband, Gene owned and operated Appleton Camera Supply from 1946 to 1955. It was Gene’s specialty to produce oil-colored, hand painted photos. She also owned and operated Reggie’s Restaurant in Little Chute with her husband. Gene was a former member of the Rebekah Lodge in Appleton. Survivors include her husband of 58 years; her daughters, Sharon (Richard) Joachim, Neenah; Noreen (Ted) Jancieski, Seymour; and Dawn (Danny) Vollbrecht, Hortonville; her sisters, Helen (John) Siroin, Lac du Flambeau; Delores (Robert) McCabe, DePere; and Val Pytel, Madison; her brother David Vande Hei, Green Bay; her grandchildren, Vicki (Jeff) Ashley; Ricki Joachim; Stacey (Dan) Radue; and Timothy Joachim; her seven great grandchildren, Beth, Chris, Amber, Tanner, Alissa, Derrick and Carley. She was preceded in death by her twin daughters, LaVonne and LaVerne; her sister, Inez Hostettler, and her brother Myron Vande Hei. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2001, at EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 740 East College Avenue, Appleton, with Rev. David Kalas and Rev. Lynn Kollath officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again directly at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of services. A memorial has been established in her name.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton 739-1231 www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Delores Mary Vandehei

F, b. May 11, 1927, d. November 20, 2009

Parents

Family: Robert J McCabe (b. June 15, 1926, d. March 17, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Delores Mary Vandehei was born on May 11, 1927 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Robert J McCabe were married on November 19, 1946 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Delores Mary Vandehei died on November 20, 2009, at age 82, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: November 22, 2009


    McCabe,Mrs. Robert (Delores)


    Mrs. Robert (Delores Mary) McCabe, 82, was called to Heaven on Friday morning, Nov. 20, 2009, at Ledgeview Nursing Home in De Pere. Delores was born on May 11, 1927, in Kaukauna to Bernard and Mary (Vieau) Vande Hei. She was the fourth of 9 children. On Nov. 19, 1946, Delores married Robert "Bob" McCabe. The two of them just celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Thursday.

    Delores and Bob were devoted Catholics, and together raised 11 children. Delores was completely devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, especially Our Lady of Fatima. She was a lifelong member of the Blue Army of Fatima. Delores worked at the Union Hotel in De Pere for over twenty years as a housekeeper. Delores had compassion and love for animals, especially the many dogs and cats the family had over the years.

    Delores is survived by her husband, Robert, children Thomas (Sue) McCabe, Linda (David) Neuser, Kay (Nick) Moore, Dean (Debbie) McCabe, Patrick (Cindy) McCabe, Michael McCabe (and special friend Kim) Mary (Thom) Hodkiewicz, Randall (Linda) McCabe, twenty four grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother David (Bracket) Vande Hei, and one sister Val Pytel. Delores was preceded in death by three children: Barbara, Mark, and Jack, her grandson Calvin, as well as one daughter- in- law Mary (Hermsen) McCabe. She was also preceded in death by three sisters Inez, Helen and Regina, her brother Myron Vande Hei and infant brothers Darwin and William.

    Family and friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, De Pere until time of service. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church with Father Tim Shillcox, O. Praem, officiating. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the McCabe family.

    The family would like to thank the staff at Walnut Grove Assisted Living and Ledgeview Nursing Home, both in De Pere, for their kind and considerate care of Delores. They would also like to thank Fr. Tim Shillcox for bringing the Sacraments of Anointing of the Sick and Holy Eucharist to Mom (and Dad) the day before their anniversary as it prepared Mom for death.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Robert J McCabe

M, b. June 15, 1926, d. March 17, 2010

Parents

Family: Delores Mary Vandehei (b. May 11, 1927, d. November 20, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert J McCabe was born on June 15, 1926 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Delores Mary Vandehei were married on November 19, 1946 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Robert J McCabe died on March 17, 2010, at age 83.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert J. & Delores M. (VandeHei) McCabe Happy 60th Anniversary Bob and Delores celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary November 19, 2006. They were wed at Holy Cross Church, In Kaukauna, In 1946. A special blessing was given at a Mass, held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, In De Pere. They had 11 children: Barbara (deceased), Tom (Sue), Linda (Dave) Neuser, Kay (Nick) Moore, Dean (Debbie), Mark (deceased), Pat (Cindy), Mike, Jack (deceased), Mary (Thorn) Hodklewlcz, and Randy (Linda). They are blessed with 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad, Grandpa and Grandma!
  • Note: March 18, 2010


    McCabe, Robert "Bob" J.


    Robert "Bob" J. McCabe, 83, was called to heaven on Wednesday morning, March 17, 2010, at a local nursing home. Bob was born June 15, 1926, in the town of Lawrence, a son of the late Patrick and Helen (Sullivan) McCabe. On Nov. 19, 1946, Bob married Delores VandeHei. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 2009.

    Bob proudly served his country during World War II from 1943 to 1947, enlisting at age 17 in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed at Patuxent River Navy Base in Maryland. He flew targets for gunnery practice for Navy pilots. Bob worked for Proctor & Gamble as a machine operator for over 40 years. Bob was involved in his church and was a devoted Catholic; he served as an usher and lecturer for St. Joseph Church and Our Lady of Lourdes. He enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, camping, and having family get-togethers. In retirement Bob worked with his wife Delores at the Union Hotel in De Pere.

    Bob is survived by his children: Thomas (Sue) McCabe, Linda (David) Neuser, Kay (Nick) Moore, Dean (Debbie) McCabe, Patrick (Cindy) McCabe, Michael McCabe, Mary (Thom) Hodkiewicz, Randall (Linda) McCabe; twenty-four grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sisters: Dorothy Vanderloop, and Elaine VanDomelen; brothers-in-law Clarence VandeHei and Elmer Kerkhoff; and his sister-in-law Marilyn "Sis" McCabe

    Bob was preceded in death by three children: Barbara, Mark, and Jack; grandson Calvin; as well as one daughter-in-law, Mary McCabe; sisters Rita Kerkhoff, Doreen Sendzik, and Betty Vandehei; and his brothers James and John McCabe.

    Family and friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Family, corner of Suburban Drive and Lourdes Ave, De Pere, on Friday, March 19, 2010, from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at church with Father Tim Shillcox, O. Praem, officiating. Military rites for Bob will follow Mass. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the McCabe family.

    The McCabe family would like to thank the staff of Walnut Grove and the staff of Ledgeview Nursing Home for all they have done for Bob.

Myron Vandehei

M, b. April 28, 1928, d. August 31, 1966

Parents

Family: Donna Christensen (b. September 6, 1933, d. August 13, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: Myron Vandehei was born on April 28, 1928.
  • Death: He died on August 31, 1966, at age 38.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Valerie Vandehey

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Family: Ray Pytal

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ray Pytal

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Carole Kramer

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Marjorie J Huth

F, b. June 21, 1925, d. October 12, 1976

Parents

  • Father: Ernest Huth (b. November 14, 1898, d. November 1965)
  • Mother: Elsie Stapel (b. April 30, 1900, d. December 15, 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Marjorie J Huth was born on June 21, 1925 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Norbert H Hardy were married on April 30, 1949 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Marjorie J Huth died on October 12, 1976, at age 51.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Appleton Post Crescent

    Wednesday, October 13, 1976

    Mrs. Norbert Hardy
    (Marjorie J. Huth)
    87 Foster Court, Appleton

    Age 51, died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. She was born June 21, 1925 in Appleton, where she had been a resident most of her life. She was a member of the Riverview Lutheran Church.

    Mrs. Hardy is survived by her husband, Norbert; four daughters: Mrs. Harvey (Diane) Gregory-, Neenah; Cheryl", Sandra and Lori, ail at home; five sons: Randall, Appleton; David. Michael, Jack and Jeffrey, all at home; two brothers: Donald and Elton Huth,
    Appleton; four sisters: Mrs. Merlin (Arlene) Wolf, Hortonville; Mrs. Wesley (Lorraine) Warnke. Fremont; Mrs. Ronald (Carol) Dalke, Appleton; Mrs. Paul (Lais) Riehl. Black"Creek; and three grandchildren.

    The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday a! Riverview LutheranChurch, with the Rev. Lyle Luchterhand officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and after 10a.m. at the church on Thursday until the hour of service. A memorial fund has been established for the Riverview
    School Fund.

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