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Hilma I Potter

F, b. July 21, 1910, d. December 11, 2001

Family: Orville Abendroth (b. October 10, 1910, d. March 9, 1975)

Biography

  • Birth: Hilma I Potter was born on July 21, 1910 in Ladysmith, Rusk Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 11, 2001, at age 91, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Age 91, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at Franciscan Care Center. Hilma was born on July 21, 1910 in Ladysmith, WI, the daughter of the late Warden and Maybelle Potter.

    Hilma is survived by two sons, Ken (Dorothy) Abendroth, Appleton and Gerald (Mary) Abendroth, Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren, Michael, Lisa, Dawn, Marcia, Debra, Sharon and Brian; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Renier; one brother, Ellsworth (Bernice); and also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by, her husband Orville; one son, Ronald; one daughter, Barbara; two brothers, Ray and Melvin; one sister, Violet Zerbel.

    The funeral service will be on Friday, December 14, 2001 at ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH 912 North Oneida Street at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Larry Matthews officiating. Friends will be received directly at the church on Friday from 9:00 -–11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park.

    A special thanks to the staff at Franciscan Care Center for their loving care and support.

Ronald Abendroth

M, b. circa 1930, d. November 26, 1935

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Biography

  • Birth: Ronald Abendroth was born circa 1930.
  • Death: He died on November 26, 1935.
  • Burial: He was buried in September 1977.

Kenneth A Abendroth

M, b. March 24, 1938, d. April 3, 2011

Parents

Family 1: Dorothy Weyers

Family 2: Diane Frances Reetz (b. December 20, 1937, d. August 15, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth A Abendroth was born on March 24, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Diane Frances Reetz were married on August 16, 1958.
  • Death: Kenneth A Abendroth died on April 3, 2011, at age 73, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Kenneth A. Abendroth, age 73, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at his home with his family at his side. He was born on March 24, 1938, in Appleton, the son of the late Orville and Hilma (Potter) Abendroth. Ken was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Diana "Fran" Abendroth on August 28, 1990. He married Dorothy (Weyers) McCabe on July 9, 1993, in Little Chute. Ken worked at SC Shannon Company for 35 years. He was a world traveler and enjoyed collecting antiques. His family was very important to him.

    Ken is survived by his wife: Dorothy Abendroth; children: Michael (Marlene) Abendroth, Appleton and Lisa Abendroth, Summersville, South Carolina; step-children: Jacqueline (Cory) Disch, Appleton and Matthew (Gayle) McCabe, Issaquah, Washington; nine grandchildren: Justin, Benjamin and Lindsay Abendroth; Taylor Abendroth; Nathan, Kaelyn and Aubrey Disch; Jordan and Madison McCabe and his brother: Gerald (Mary) Abendroth, Atlanta, Georgia.

    He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Abendroth and his sister, Barbara (Chet) Zuhse.

    The funeral service for Kenneth will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL with Chaplain Jordan Kucwara officiating. Inurnment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A time of visitation will take place from 3 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to ThedaCare at Home Hospice.

    A special thank you to all the staff at ThedaCare at Home Hospice for your reassurance and comfort to our family.

    Wichmann Funeral Home

    Tri-County Chapel

    3212 S. Oneida Street

    Menasha 920-831-9905

    Online condolences

    www.wichmannfargo.com.

Diane Frances Reetz

F, b. December 20, 1937, d. August 15, 1990

Family: Kenneth A Abendroth (b. March 24, 1938, d. April 3, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Diane Frances Reetz was born on December 20, 1937.
  • Marriage: She and Kenneth A Abendroth were married on August 16, 1958.
  • Death: Diane Frances Reetz died on August 15, 1990, at age 52.

Gerald W Abendroth

M, b. October 12, 1947, d. December 16, 2012

Parents

Family: Mary A Pirner (b. January 21, 1946, d. January 29, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerald W Abendroth was born on October 12, 1947 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 16, 2012, at age 65.
  • Note: Gerald W. Abendroth, McDonough, GA, Passed away December 16, 2012. He was born in Appleton Oct. 12, 1947 to Orville and Hilma Abendroth. He attended Appleton High School West, and graduated from UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison School of Law. He and his wife Mary relocated to the Atlanta area and together built up the Abendroth Law Firm.

    He is survived by his daughter Dawn Abendroth (Dan Fritz) Kaukauna, his granddaughters Marjorie, Amanda and Natalie Peterson, all of Kaukauna, his longtime friends Dan (Mary) Davidson, Milwaukee, WI, Dick Kirk, Appleton, WI, his former spouse Gail Abendroth Marciniak, Larsen, WI and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceeded in death by his parents, his wife Mary, his brothers Kenneth and Ronald, and sister Barbara.

    Arrangements are pending and a memorial service will be held at a later date.




    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on December 20, 2012.

Mary A Pirner

F, b. January 21, 1946, d. January 29, 2012

Family: Gerald W Abendroth (b. October 12, 1947, d. December 16, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary A Pirner was born on January 21, 1946 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on January 29, 2012, at age 66, in McDonough, Henry Co, Georgia.
  • Note: Mary A. Abendroth (née Pirner), age 66, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at her home in McDonough, Georgia. Mary was born on January 21, 1946 in Appleton, daughter of the late Arthur and Kathrine (House) Pirner. Mary graduated from Xavier High School, attended LaCrosse State College, and graduated from Marquette College. She worked briefly as a teacher at St. Mary's Grade School in Stockbridge, then as a secretary for Operating Engineers Local 139 in Appleton. She and her husband, Jerry, moved to Georgia when he started his law practice. Mary is survived by her husband, Jerry Abendroth, McDonough, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Tom (Kitty) Pirner, Appleton; step-daughter, Dawn Abendroth Peterson, Kaukauna, and step-grandchildren, Natalie, Marjorie, and Amanda Abendroth. A memorial service for Mary will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 2211 N. Richmond St., Appleton, with Chaplain Jordan Kuczwara officiating. Friends may call on Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

    VALLEY FUNERAL

    HOME

    Appleton 733-5435

    www.valleyfh.com

    "Serving as would be

    Served"


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from January 31 to February 2, 2012.

Barbara Abendroth

F, b. May 23, 1935, d. June 27, 1993

Parents

Family: Carl Zuhse

Biography

  • Birth: Barbara Abendroth was born on May 23, 1935 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 27, 1993, at age 58.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Jennifer Dewildt

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Jesse James Nelson

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Tina Ann Nelson

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Carl Julius Nelson

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David Wayne Arnold

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

Gary Lee Arnold

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

Connie Arnold

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

Dawn Marie Arnold

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

Dale Steven Dorschner

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Mary C Oettinger

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Family: Ralph M Walsh (b. December 29, 1923, d. November 28, 2001)

Michael S Walsh

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Bryan D Grissman

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Kevin B Grissman

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Terry Ann Eskew

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