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Chad J VanDyke

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Craig VanGompel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Brett Joseph VanGompel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Derek VanGompel

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Sara VanHammond

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Tyler VanSchyndel

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

Danielle VanSchyndel

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

David Ambrosius

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Sandra Ambrosius

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Joanne M VanWychen

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Sarah Lee Dietzen

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Margaret Louise Crechard

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Jessica VanZeeland

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Ruth VanZeeland

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

Rachel VanZeeland

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

Lawrence VanZummeren

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Family: Leone T Diny (b. May 12, 1916, d. July 7, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Lawrence VanZummeren was born on December 27, 1912 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Leone T Diny were married on November 23, 1944 in St Mary Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lawrence VanZummeren died on December 25, 2013, at age 100.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Lawrence P. Van Zummeren, 100, Appleton, passed away at Cherry Meadows Hospice Center on Wednesday December 25, 2013 in the arms of his family. He was born December 27, 1912 in Combined Locks to the late Henry and Alice (Menard) Van Zummeren. He was baptized December 28, 1912 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Kimberly. Lawrence (known by family and friends as Larry) graduated from Appleton High School in 1932 and was a 1937 graduate of Palmer School of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA. During this period, Larry also played halfback for the semi-pro football team, Appleton Red Devils. He and Leone Diny married at St. Mary Catholic Church, Appleton on November 23, 1944 and spent 64 wonderful years together.

    Larry was employed by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (now known as the A&P) in Appleton prior to entering the U.S. Army in 1942. He served his country in the Medical Corps from 1942 to 1946, rising to the level of Master Sergeant.

    After WWII, Larry was co-owner of Depot Grocery in Kaukauna (1948-1958). He was the first X-ray technician at Appleton Memorial Hospital (now Appleton Medical Center) when it opened in 1958. He headed the X-ray department for many years, retiring in 1978.After retirement, Larry was an active volunteer in the X-ray department at Kaukauna Community Hospital and in medical records at the Appleton Medical Center for many years.

    Larry was an avid golfer and belonged to the Fox Valley Golf Club for about 40 years. He won the Presidents Cup in 1952 and again in the late 1970's. He shot a hole-in-one in 1977. Larry golfed until the age of 99, playing at Winnegamie Golf Course in recent years. He also loved to play bridge, 3-13, sheepshead, skat, and cribbage. He was a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus, and Kaukauna Elks Club.

    Larry is survived by his two daughters: Kay (Steven) Robbins of San Antonio, TX and Beth (Ken Cone) Van Zummeren of the high seas (on sailboat "Eagle's Wings"); grandchildren: Nicole Robbins of Houston, TX and Thomas Robbins of Austin, TX; daughter-in-law, Cindy Van Zummeren of Appleton; sister-in-law, Elaine Van Zummeren of Menasha; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Alice; wife, Leone; son, Mark; brothers and sisters: Rose (Herman) Smaxwell, John (Jane), George (Dorothy), Irving (Florence), Philomena (Clement) Stoffel, Mildred (Harold) Sigl, and Richard; sister-in-law Rosalie Peerenboom; brothers-in law: the Very Rev. Justin E. Diny, O'Praem and Robert Peerenboom.

    Larry loved living at Touchmark, and the family will be forever grateful to the staff and residents for their friendship and kind care. The family is also grateful to Dr. Jack Anderson, Heartland Hospice, Theda Clark Hospital, and Cherry Meadows Hospice for their guidance and support.

    A memorial Mass for Larry will be held at 11 am on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at St. Bernard Parish (1617 West Pine St., Appleton) with Rev. Dennis Ryan officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Appleton. Relatives and friends may visit the family from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass Saturday at the church.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Leone T Diny

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Family: Lawrence VanZummeren (b. December 27, 1912, d. December 25, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Leone T Diny was born on May 12, 1916 in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Lawrence VanZummeren were married on November 23, 1944 in St Mary Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Leone T Diny died on July 7, 2009, at age 93.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 9, 2009


    Van Zummeren, Leone T.


    Leone T. Van Zummeren, 93, Appleton, passed away in her home on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, with her loving family and caregivers at her side. She was born May 12, 1916, in Hilbert to the late Peter and Anna (Kettenhofen) Diny. Leone married Lawrence Van Zummeren at St. Mary Catholic Church, Appleton November 23, 1944. She was a graduate of Lawrence University in 1937 with a BA degree in Economics (cum Laude).

    She was employed with Kimberly-Clark (Technical Dept.) from 1937-44; Golden Venture Apartments, Kaukauna as Executive Director and also Civil Service at Camp Crowder, Missouri. Leone was an active lady, member of the Fox Valley Golf Club, Kaukauna Lady Elks, Regent of Ladies Knights of Columbus and Kaukauna AARP. In her spare time she enjoyed golfing, crossword puzzles, using the computer and card playing especially: bridge, sheepshead, skat, 500 and 3-13.

    Leone is survived by her husband, Lawrence of 64 years; two daughters: Kay (Steven) Robbins, San Antonio, TX; Beth (Ken Cone) Van Zummeren, on sailboat "Eagle's Wings," New Zealand; grandchildren: Nicole and Thomas Robbins, San Antonio, TX; daughter-in-law, Cindy Van Zummeren, Appleton; sister, Rosalie Peerenboom, Appleton; sister-in-law, Elaine Van Zummeren, Menasha; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark; brother, Very Rev. Justin E. Diny, OPraem of Archmere Academy, Claymount, Delaware; an infant sister; and a brother-in-law, Robert Peerenboom.

    A Memorial Mass for Leone will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2009, at St. Bernard Catholic Church (1617 E. Pine St.) Appleton, with Rev. Dennis Ryan officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Appleton. Friends and family may visit the family from 9:30 a.m. until the time of mass at church on Saturday.

    The family wishes to thank Heartland Hospice, Home Instead Caregivers, The Touchmark staff and Dr. Jack Anderson for their extraordinary and compassionate care of Leone and her family.

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Joseph Michael VandeHey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Thomas Steven VandeHey

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Cory VandenBosch

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jessica VandenBosch

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

David VandenHeuvel

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