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Jane Helein

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Larry Barton

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Amy Helein

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Michael Kiley

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Chris Ann Helein

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Robert T Helein

M, b. April 19, 1938, d. June 30, 1999

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  • Birth: Robert T Helein was born on April 19, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 29, 1959 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 30, 1999, at age 61, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert T. Helein "Bob" Menasha Age 61, died on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center after a courageous six year battle with cancer. Bob was born in Appleton on April 19, 1938 to the late Lawrence and Henrietta Helein. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1956 and Saint Norbert College in 1960. Bob was employed by Azco Inc., Appleton from 1969 to 1997, serving as president from 1986 to 1989. He was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman, skilled woodworker, and carver. Bob was also a former president and board member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin, former president and board member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Central Wisconsin, was a board member of the Steamfitters Apprenticeship Program, and was involved with Junior Achievement. He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Barlow), who he married on August 29, 1959 in Appleton two sons: Gregory J. (Kelly) Helein and their daughter Madeline, Appleton Joel R.

    (JoHanna) Helein, Appleton a brother, William (Joan) Helein, Menasha a sister, Margaret (Jim) Kersten, Manitowoc and a sister-in-law, Jean Helein, DePere. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Helein. The Memorial Funeral Liturgy will be at 11 a.m. on WEDNESDAY, July 7, 1999, at ST. BERNADETTE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2331 E. Lourdes Drive, Appleton with Father Harry Berryman officiating. Friends may call directly at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME 537 North Superior Street Appleton 739-1231.
  • Graduation: He graduated from West High School, Appleton, in 1956.

Joyce Barlow

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Family: Robert T Helein (b. April 19, 1938, d. June 30, 1999)

William Helein

M, b. June 2, 1943, d. October 17, 2013

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  • Birth: William Helein was born on June 2, 1943 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 7, 1966 in St Mary Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 17, 2013, at age 70.
  • Note: William C. Helein

    Bill "Willy" Helein, 70, of the Village of Harrison, passed away on October 17, 2013 after many years battling congestive heart failure. He was born on June 2, 1943 in Appleton, to the late Lawrence and Henrietta (Ritten) Helein. Bill graduated from Xavier High School in Appleton, WI in 1962. In 1964 he enlisted with the U.S. Army, where he served as a reservist until 1985. Bill married a cross town rival, St. Mary's Zephyr, Joan Schmitzer on May 7, 1966.

    After graduation Bill started at S.C. Shannon then went on to work as an Electrical Lineman first for Superior Electric and then for Menasha Utilities where he retired after 32 years. He enjoyed many hobbies and interests including fishing, pheasant hunting, sturgeon spearing, tinkering in the garage, visiting his many friends and neighbors, and relaxing by the lake. He was also actively involved for 23 years in the Waverly Sanitary district and was instrumental in the construction of their new facility. Bill was most recently a member of St. Mary's Catholic Parish in Menasha.

    Bill was extremely proud of his grandchildren and attended as many of their events as he could. His little furry hunting and fishing buddy "Lady" will also miss him, but don't worry Grandpa; she will be keeping Grandma's feet warm.

    Bill is survived by his loving wife, Joan Helein; children: Dan (Vicki) Helein of Sherwood and their children, Holly and Allie; Gary (Amy) Helein of Kaukauna and their children, Jon and Connor; sister: Marge (Jim) Kersten of Manitowoc; sisters-in-law: Jean Helein, Joyce Helein, Janice Schmitzer, Kay Plier, Nancie (Dave) Resch; brother-in-law: Mike (Mary) Schmitzer; along with many special nieces, nephews and other relatives.

    Bill was preceded in death by his two brothers, Jim and Bob Helein; brothers-in-law: Jim Schmitzer, Jerry Plier and Gary Aldridge; parents-in-law: Clarence and Eleanor Schmitzer.

    A funeral liturgy for Bill will be held at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH (222 E. Fremont Street, Appleton) with Fr. Don Zuleger officiating. A visitation will be held at church from 3:00 PM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the "Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research" or the charity or church of your choosing.

    We would like to give thanks and God's blessings to: our children and their families for whom we are extremely proud and grateful, and without whom our lives would be empty; all our extended family for all their concerns and prayers especially Marge and Jim for their weekly visits; our many friends who are with us today and many that have passed before us; the numerous doctors and staff that have supported Bill, especially in the last eight years; and the hospice services of our day, though our time was short we will always be grateful for the peace and comfort given to us during these last days.

    God Bless and with the help of our Blessed Virgin Mary bring peace and joy to all.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Xavier High School, Appleton, in 1962.

Joan E Schmitzer

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Family: William Helein (b. June 2, 1943, d. October 17, 2013)

Margaret Helein

F, b. July 30, 1939, d. May 31, 2015

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  • Birth: Margaret Helein was born on July 30, 1939.
  • Death: She died on May 31, 2015, at age 75.
  • Note: Kersten, Marge (Helein)

    Marge (Helein) Kersten spent 75 years enjoying life and enriching the lives of others. On May 31, 2015 while surrounded by her family, God called her home, where she was joyfully reunited with her parents: Henrietta and Lawrence and brothers: Jim, Bob and Bill Helein.

    Marge was born in Appleton and attended St. Therese Elementary School and graduated from Appleton West High School. In 1960 she married the love of her life, Jim Kersten. After stops in Winneconne and Racine, Marge and Jim moved to Manitowoc where they raised their four children and made many treasured, life-long friends.

    Marge enjoyed simple pleasures; a good conversation, family gatherings, spoiling her grandchildren, her "exercise girls", reading and game nights with Jim and friends. She always looked forward to time spent in Door County or at Lake Noquebay as well as going to St. Pete's Beach every February. Marge also loved a good fish fry; especially those prepared by her son, Paul.

    Marge's family was her greatest passion and pride. Her spirit is carried on by her husband Jim; four children: Mike (Kris) Kersten, Appleton; Kathy (Mark) Pabian, Manitowoc; David (Shawna) Kersten, Excelsior, MN; Paul (Hope) Kersten, Green Bay; grandchildren: AJ Kersten; Mariah Kersten; Lexi Kersten; Adam Pabian; Nathan Pabian; Darby Kersten; Noah Kersten; Paige Kersten; step grandchildren: Laura Pabian; Sarah (Dan Grear) Pabian; Josh (Elizabeth) Pabian; Jenna (Andre) Saint Louis; great grandchild: Adelaide Grear; 6 sisters-in-law and 1 brother-in-law: Joan Helein, Appleton; Jean Helein, De Pere; Joyce Helein, Appleton; Betty Appleton, Appleton; Renee Kersten, AZ; Evelyn (Hank) Canterbury, AZ, many loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Marge was preceded in death by her father-in-law: Francis Kersten; mother-in-law: Martha Kersten; brothers-in-law: Bob Kersten; Bob Appleton; sister-in-law: Joyce Kersten and niece: Patty Appleton.

    Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, 1121 North 14th Street Manitowoc. The Rev. Dave Beaudry will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with burial of her cremated remains at Evergreen Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 12:30 p.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com

    Memorials may be made to the Roncalli High School Capital Campaign or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital .

    God must be so proud of the work you've done here mom! Your love, laughter and wisdom has left an imprint on our hearts. We will miss you every day. But we know that wherever we are, your love will find us.

    The family of Marge would like to thank her "angel"; niece Jane Barton, Dr. Jonathan Tammela and Martha Kravoletz, for the compassionate care they provided throughout Marge's ten month battle with cancer.

James H Kersten

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jenny Catherine DeYoung

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Stephen Gerald VanderLoop

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Gerald VanderLoop

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Mark Kenneth VanDinter

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

James Miron

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Karl Stephen VanDeHey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Peter VandenBoom

M, b. February 12, 1879, d. September 5, 1959

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Family: Amelia Louise Berta (Molly) Luebke (b. March 23, 1886, d. February 28, 1954)

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  • Birth: Peter VandenBoom was born on February 12, 1879 in Berlicum, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Amelia Louise Berta (Molly) Luebke were married on August 21, 1906 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter VandenBoom died on September 5, 1959, at age 80, in Stockbridge, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Stockbridge, Wisconsin.

Amelia Louise Berta (Molly) Luebke

F, b. March 23, 1886, d. February 28, 1954

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Family: Peter VandenBoom (b. February 12, 1879, d. September 5, 1959)

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  • Birth: Amelia Louise Berta (Molly) Luebke was born on March 23, 1886 in Town of Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter VandenBoom were married on August 21, 1906 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Amelia Louise Berta (Molly) Luebke died on February 28, 1954, at age 67, in Stockbridge, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Stockbridge, Wisconsin.

Charles E VandenBoom

M, b. September 21, 1919, d. December 9, 1993

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  • Birth: Charles E VandenBoom was born on September 21, 1919 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Rae Turner were married on July 20, 1946 in Stockbridge, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Charles E VandenBoom died on December 9, 1993, at age 74, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Stockbridge, Wisconsin.

Anna Rae Turner

F, b. November 1, 1922, d. January 4, 2013

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  • Birth: Anna Rae Turner was born on November 1, 1922 in Alabama.
  • Marriage: She and Charles E VandenBoom were married on July 20, 1946 in Stockbridge, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anna Rae Turner died on January 4, 2013, at age 90, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Stockbridge, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Anna Rae Vanden Boom, age 90, of Stockbridge, died on Friday, January 4, 2013 at Good Shepherd Nursing Facility in Seymour.

    She was born November 1, 1922 in Alabama, daughter of the late James N. & Norma A. (Lorenz) Turner. She married Charles E. Vanden Boom on July 20, 1946 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Stockbridge.

    Following her graduation from Chilton High School and shortly after being married, Anna worked at the Chilton City Clerk office. Later in life, she worked at Chilton Metal Products until her retirement at the age of 65.

    She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Christian Women, and the American Legion Auxiliary. Anna liked to be outdoors tending to her flowers or caring for the large garden she used to keep every year. She looked forward to getting time out with friends or family by going shopping or going out to eat, however, home was always where Anna's heart was. One of her favorite phrases was 'Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig'.

    Anna truly treasured everyone in her family. Although she frequently said, "You wanted all these kids, Charley", her heart and her home were always open to those she loved. She especially enjoyed sturgeon fishing with her family and visits from her grandchildren.

    She is survived by her children: Mary (Melvin) Ecker, Charles (Jane) Vanden Boom, Jr., David (Penny) Vanden Boom, Steven (Lori) Vanden Boom, Robert Vanden Boom, Kay Van Rossum, Julie (Michael) Jehle, Brian (Paula) Piper; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a sister: Verna Schneider and a sister-in-law: Arlene Turner. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter: Ann Beth (Vanden Boom) Piper; step-father, William Oakley; 3 brothers: Harold Turner, William (Grace) Oakley, Jr., & Frederick Oakley; a sister: Margaret Winkle and infant sister Mary Anita; and a brother-in-law: William J. Schneider.

    Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Stockbridge with the Rev. Michael Betley officiating. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 and on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 am until 10:45 am. A Parish Vigil Service will be held Tuesday evening at the funeral home beginning at 7:00 pm.

    Anna's family would like to thank the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Facility and the Heartland Hospice Nurses and staff for all of the loving and kind care shown to Anna.

    Online Condolences wietingfuneralhome.com.