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Thomas J Heenan

M, b. March 18, 1943, d. June 7, 2016

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Family: Ruth Anderson

Biography

  • Birth: Thomas J Heenan was born on March 18, 1943 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 7, 2016, at age 73.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Heenan, Thomas J.

    On June 7, 2016, Tom ascended to heaven to meet his Lord and to see his sons Tony and Danny once again.

    Thomas J. Heenan was born on March 18, 1943 in Appleton, one of eight children. His entire life was spent around anything with wheels - tractors, cars, lawnmowers, and semi-trucks. He was a valued and trusted truck driver for more than forty years, having spent the last twenty-nine years driving for Osborn and Son Trucking in Fond du Lac. Tom immensely enjoyed any time spent with his children, grandchildren, and good friends. He also loved the Green Bay Packers. How many people do you know that were at the very first Super Bowl?

    He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-two years: Ruth Heenan; five children: Scott (Dee) Heenan of Neenah; Terry (Mary) Heenan of Freedom; Tammy (Joe) Nennig of Hortonville; Randy Heenan of Neenah; and Lisa (Mike) Fassbender of Appleton; two furry friends: Duke and Kosmo. Tom is further survived by his grandchildren: Shelby Heenan, Chelsey Heenan, Trent Heenan, Tanner (Jen) Kleist, Madelyn Heenan, Kolton Heenan, Danielle Heenan, Joseph Nennig, Jr., Andrew (Amanda) Nennig, Amanda (Jesse) Young, Lacye Jo (Adam) Althaus, Kodye Fassbender, and a very special kid Nycole Fassbender. He is also survived by a brother: Jerry (Ginny) Heenan; ten great-grandchildren with another to arrive soon, brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, and his very special friends: Delmar and Vi Sewall and his Osborn Buddy, Bobby.

    Tom was preceded in death by his parents: James and Mildred (Gast) Heenan, Ruth's parents: Ervin and LaVaughn (Oatman) Anderson, sisters Phoebe Kempen, Faith (Delmar) DeMand, and Mary Crawford; brothers: Johnny Heenan, Chuck Heenan, and Jim Heenan; nieces Molly Kundert, Mary Anderson, and Sherry Heenan; and a nephew Andrew Kempen.

    The funeral liturgy for Tom will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 10, 2016 at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, N2385 Municipal Drive in Greenville, with Fr. Peter Mitchell officiating. Interment will take place in Appleton's St. Mary Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to gather at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street on Thursday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again Friday at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. There will be a prayer and scripture service at 7:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home. For more information or to share a memory of Tom, please visit www.wichmannfargo.com.

    T.J. - You have been my life for fifty-three years. You will always be in my memories and in my prayers. I will take good care of your buddies Duke and Kosmo. Until we meet again, I love ya. Ruthie.

    Dad - We love you so much and miss you already. Enjoy heaven with Tony, Danny, and the rest of our dearly departed family and friends, and all of those big rigs. Roll on, Tommy Trucker, Roll on!

    Papa - Thanks for all of the wonderful years we shared. I will continue to make you proud. Until we meet again . . . . . love you lots. The kid (Nycole)
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from June 8 to June 9, 2016.

Ruth Anderson

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Family: Thomas J Heenan (b. March 18, 1943, d. June 7, 2016)

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Phoebe Ann Heenan

F, b. September 16, 1935, d. April 8, 2014

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Biography

  • Birth: Phoebe Ann Heenan was born on September 16, 1935 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 8, 2014, at age 78, in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Phoebe Ann (Heenen) Kempen

    Phoebe Ann Kempen, age 78, of Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Brewster Village, with her family by her side. She was born on September 16, 1935, in Appleton to the late James and Milda (Gast) Heenan. Phoebe raised twelve children. She was well known for her strong faith and was a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Phoebe was a CNA, a small business owner for several years, and spent her later years doing home care for disabled adults. She enjoyed gardening, taking care of her pets, camping, the time she spent with her family and friends, and especially the time spent with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great granddaughter, and her beloved dogs.

    Survivors include her children, Diane Shaw; Mary "Mitz" Huebner; Ken (Diane) Kempen; Jeff Kempen; Paul (Debbie) Kempen; Leo (Kristi) Kempen; Tim (Denise) Kempen; Tom (Sherry) Kempen; Amy (Al) Prudom; Ted (Diane) Kempen; Katie (Mike) Meulemans; her 25 grandchildren; her 20 great grandchildren; and her great great granddaughter; her siblings, Jerry (Ginny) Heenan and Tom (Ruth) Heenan; her sister-in-law, Beverly Heenan; and her brother-in-law, Darrell Crawford. She was preceded in death by her son, Andrew Kempen; her siblings, John Heenan; James Heenan, Jr.; Mary Crawford; Faith (Delmar) Demand; and Charles Heenan.

    The Funeral Liturgy will be at NOON on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 312 South State Street, Appleton, with Fr. Jim Leary, O.F.M. Cap. officiating. Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home, Appleton, on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and directly at the church on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will be in St. Mary Catholic Church Cemetery. A memorial has been established in her name. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Brewster Village for their loving care, especially those in Harmony House. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com

    An Irish Blessing

    May the road rise up to meet you.

    May the wind always be at your back.

    May the sun shine warm upon your face,

    And rains fall soft upon your fields.

    And until we meet again,

    May God hold you

    in the palm of His hand.

Amos Wilson

M, b. June 24, 1901, d. November 14, 1969

Family: Anna Hermsen (b. April 12, 1912, d. March 12, 1994)

Biography

  • Birth: Amos Wilson was born on June 24, 1901.
  • Death: He died on November 14, 1969, at age 68.

Andrew Kempen

M, b. 1964, d. July 21, 1971

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Biography

  • Birth: Andrew Kempen was born in 1964.
  • Death: He died on July 21, 1971, at age ~7.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Mary Kyllene Heenan

F, b. September 24, 1944, d. December 22, 2010

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Family 1: Daniel H Drifka (b. November 5, 1944, d. August 9, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Kyllene Heenan was born on September 24, 1944 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married on December 28, 2001 in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Death: She died on December 22, 2010, at age 66, in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Note: Mary (Drifka) Crawford, 66, of Menominee, MI, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at home surrounded by her family. The former Mary Heenan was born on September 24, 1944, in Appleton, WI, to the late James and Mildred (Gast) Heenan. Mary married Darrell Crawford on December 28, 2001, in Menominee, MI. Mary worked as a purchasing agent for DeCrane. Mary enjoyed camping and going to the cottage. Most of all, Mary enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and friends.

    Survivors include her husband: Darrell Crawford; two daughters: Jessica (Mark Fischer) Bradley and Dawn Fifarek; one son: Dan (Sandra) Drifka; eight grandchildren: Quinn and Joseph Bradley, Abigail, Megan and Madeline Fifarek, and Aaron, Kayla and Hannah Drifka; sister: Phoebe Kempen; three brothers: Thomas, Jerry and John; many nieces and nephews.

    Mary was preceded in death by one granddaughter: Samantha; two sisters: Faith and Suzanne; and three brothers: Chuck, Jim and Timothy.

    Family and friends may call on Monday, December 27, 2010, at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home from 3 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 6 p.m. Pastor Lewis Hague officiating. Burial will take place on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Forest Home Cemetery, Marinette.

    Special thanks to Dr. Khayat and his nurse Patty and also the nursing staff at BAMC and Rennes East. Thank you also to Jannine Downs for her time and compassion.

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Family: Mary Kyllene Heenan (b. September 24, 1944, d. December 22, 2010)

Faith M Heenan

F, b. April 5, 1939, d. January 9, 1980

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Family: Delmar Demand (b. May 26, 1940, d. May 1978)

Biography

  • Birth: Faith M Heenan was born on April 5, 1939 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on January 9, 1980, at age 40.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Delmar Demand

M, b. May 26, 1940, d. May 1978

Family: Faith M Heenan (b. April 5, 1939, d. January 9, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Delmar Demand was born on May 26, 1940.
  • Death: He died in May 1978, at age ~38.

Charles Michael Heenan

M, b. March 11, 1940, d. June 9, 2001

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Biography

  • Birth: Charles Michael Heenan was born on March 11, 1940 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 9, 2001, at age 61.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Charles M. Heenan “Chuck”


    5000 West Capitol Drive Appleton

    Age 61, went home to the Lord, Saturday afternoon, June 9, 2001.He was born March 11, 1940, son of James and Milda (Gast) Heenan, in Appleton. Chuck was united in marriage to Bev Beschta on April 29, 1961. He was a loyal employee of Trico Excavating for 25 years and a faithful, devoted member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Appleton. He devoted himself to his family and friends. His faith in God and sense of humor led his life and filled everyone’s life he shared. Chuck especially enjoyed his winter vacations with his wife in Florida with his new found friends. He touched many peoples lives with his love and his laughs.

    Survivors include his wife, Bev; his children Diane Heenan and special friend, Mike Zielke; Denis “Buzz” (Andrea) Heenan; Lori (Terry) Casey; Lyn Heenan and special friend, Eric Young; 11 grandchildren, Missy, Brad, Eric, Mitch, Zachary, Ryan, Hunter, Lucas, Nicole, Brandon, Jordan and his very special friend and puppy, Bear. He is further survived by brothers and sisters, Phoebe Kempen; John (Barb) Heenan; Jim Heenan; Tom (Ruth) Heenan; Jerry (Ginny) Heenan; Mary Drifka and special friend, Daryl Crawford; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Beschta; sisters-in-law, Joan (Bill) Aldinger; Jean (Ron) McHugh; numerous nieces, nephews and friends who loved him. Preceding Chuck in death were his parents, James and Milda (Gast) Heenan; his daughter Sheryl Heenan; his father-in-law, Elmer Beschta; and a sister and her husband, Faith (Delmar) Demand.

    The funeral liturgy for Charles will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at ST MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 312 S. State Street, with Father Michael K. O’Rourke officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 pm, Tuesday and on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of the mass. A parish prayer and scripture service will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday. A memorial fund is being established.

    I said a prayer for you today And I know god must have heard. I felt an answer in my heart, Although He spoke no word. I didn’t ask for wealth or fame, I know you wouldn’t mind. I asked Him to send treasures Of a more lasting kind. I asked that He’d be near You in all things great and small. But it was for His loving Care I prayed for most of all.

    Husband, father and friend, you were our strength and backbone. How can we survive without you? Please have God send us understanding and comfort. We will miss you so much. You are our Hero! Rest in peace. We love you so very much.

    I am home in Heaven, dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty In this lasting light.

    WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton 739-1231 www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

Richard Alan Meixl

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Rosemary Hazel Wegener

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Steve Meixl

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Cathy Witter

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Jeff Hofkens

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David Hofkens

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Thomas John Hoh

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Stacie Lee Larson

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Trisha Hoh

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Tiffany Hoh

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Chad Jankowski

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Family: Tiffany Hoh