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Catherine Joyce Coffey

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Family 1: Thomas DeLain

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Leonardus Kempen

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  • Birth: Leonardus Kempen was born on June 10, 1816 in Escharen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on May 12, 1852, at age 35, in Grave, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Thomas DeLain

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James William Coffey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Amy Marie Coffey

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Bryan K Baumgartner

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William John Greiner

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Family: Ila Mae Coffey (b. December 7, 1930, d. December 10, 2011)

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  • Birth: William John Greiner was born on June 12, 1929 in Town of Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ila Mae Coffey were married on June 14, 1950.
  • Death: William John Greiner died on October 25, 2017, at age 88.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: William John Greiner, "Bill," Kaukauna, age 88, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was born on June 12, 1929, in the Town of Freedom, son of the late Carl and Frances (Leisch) Greiner. Bill married Ila Coffey on June 14, 1950. The two moved to Kaukauna where they owned and operated Modern Dairy. He was the "Milkman" and always was delivering with a smile. Bill was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Bill was always busy; in his early years, he enjoyed camping and boating with his family. He and his wife, Ila, purchased a cottage on Lee Lake which soon became their home. The lake home created endless memories and happiness. Bill loved to spend his time fishing and hunting with his brothers and friends. Bill, Dad will be missed, even if you just crossed his path because he definitely had a story to share with everyone of you.

    William John is survived by his children: Donna (John) VanDeHey of Belvidere, IL, Bill Jr., Jack (Michelle) Greiner, Kim Marquardt, Kerri (Lonni) Jordan, all of Kaukauna; his grandchildren: Shana (Brett) Schwanebeck, Kara Supalla, Chad (Jennifer) Greiner, Kelly (Wes) Ralston, Amanda Heaton, Rachel, Melissa, and Desiree Greiner, Sam Schreiber, Nichole (Evan) Stark, Austin VanDenEng, Eric Marquardt (special friend, Olivia Fiala) Alexandra, Savannah, Miranda, Olivia, and Rilan Jordan; great-grandchildren: Isabella, Jaxson, and Makenah Schwanebeck, Richard and Robert Greiner, Maison Ralston, Madalyn and Gabryel Greiner; a brother, Ronald (Vonnie) Greiner, Robert (Vionne) Greiner, James (Sharon) Greiner; brother in-law: Don (Jane) Coffey; and a sister in-law: Shirley (Bob) Phillips. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

    Preceding him in death were his wife, Ila, his parents, mother and father in-law, William and Martha Coffey, daughter Judy, son Richard, grandson Ross VanDeHey, brother Carl and Rosie Greiner, and sister Dorothy and Bill Gonnering.

    Friends may call at the church Saturday, October 28 at 11:00am until time of service at 1:30pm at St. Nicholas Church in Freedom with Father Walter Stumpf officiating, burial in the parish cemetery will be following the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Bill's name is being established. The family would like to send a special thank you to all who were kind and compassionate. Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family. (920) 766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com

    Dad,

    There are no words to describe the deep memories, emotions, and morals that you have embedded into our hearts and souls. Love you, Dad. Until we meet again...

    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Oct. 27, 2017.

William Thomas Greiner

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Mary Jo Kappell

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Family 2: Brian Supalla

Judy Ann Greiner

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  • Birth: Judy Ann Greiner was born on January 25, 1958 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on November 15, 1974, at age 16.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Services For Judy Greiner At St. Mary's
    Kaukauna Girl Killed in Single Car Highway Accident
    Services were held Monday for Miss Judy Ann Greiner, 16, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Greiner, 1118 Crooks ave., who died Friday morning as the result of a highway accident.
    Miss Greiner's death was attributed to drowning following the one-car accident, according to Coroner Bernard Kemps. He said that the car, owned by Michael Geiger, Rt. 3, Kaukauna, apparently skidded on an icy patch on highway KK about a quarter mile east of highway 55, skidded into a ditch, broke off a sigh, and then flipped into the creek at about 1:45 a.m. Friday. At about 3:10 a.m., Kaukauna police officer Mark McAndrews drove down the highway and noticed the sign laying in the roadway. When he stopped to move the sign, he saw the car half-submerged in Konkapot creek. After he waded into the creek, he found Miss Greiner on the car floor.
    Taken to Kaukauna Community Hospital, she was pronounced dead on arrival at 3:30 a.m.
    Kemps commended McAndrews for his action in wading into the creek in the dark in his rescue attempt.
    Miss Greiner was born January 25, 1958 in Green Bay and had been a resident of Kaukauna most of her life. A student at Kaukauna High School, she was a junior at the time of her death. In addition to her parents, she is survived by three brothers, William, Jr., of Kaukauna, and Rick and jack, both at home; three sisters, MRs. John (Donna) Van De Hey of Appleton and Kim and Kerri, both at home. she is also survived by her grandparents, Mr. and MRs. William Coffey of Appleton , and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Greiner, SR., Rt. 5, Appleton
    Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday took place at St. Mary CAtholic church. The Rev. Charles Fredericks and the Rev. Alfred Hietpas concelebrated the mass. Hietpas was in St. Nicholas cemetery, Freedom. The Greenwood Funeral home handled arrangements.
    Pallbearers were Tim, Mike and Joe Greiner, Jim Coffey, Bill Gonnering and Robert Phillips.

John Carl Greiner

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Deborah Marie Griesbach

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Kim Marie Greiner

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Family: Michael Richard Marquardt (b. February 4, 1959, d. December 25, 2008)

Kerri Lynn Greiner

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Kathleen Mary Phillips

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Family: James Thunes

James Thunes

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Elizabeth Amm Phillips

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Anthony Smith

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Robert Frank Phillips

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Family: Lori Kakuske

Lori Kakuske

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Patricia Arnoldussen

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James M Woods

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  • Birth: James M Woods was born on October 17, 1935.
  • Death: He died on December 9, 2016, at age 81.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: James M. “Jim” Woods, age 81, of Freedom, passed away peacefully in his sleep from pulmonary fibrosis on Friday, December 9, 2016. He was born on October 17, 1935, son of the late Leo and Cecelia (Thompson) Woods. Jim was a 1953 graduate of Hortonville High School, and was employed at Thilmany in Kaukauna for 40 years before his retirement.

    Jim married Pat Arnoldussen and they have celebrated over 59 years of marriage. Together, they enjoyed traveling, having visited all 50 states. They have lived on the family hobby farm since 1958 and enjoyed square dancing and snowmobiling. Jim was a charter member of the Dairyland Snowmobile Club. He also enjoyed going on the pontoon, fishing and gardening. Jim was a faithful member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom for over 58 years.

    Jim is survived by his loving wife, Pat; his children: Debra (Mel) Ver Voort, Amy Bradley, William (Debra) Woods, Tom (Paula) Woods, Daniel Woods, Bob (Mary) Woods, and Mary (Greg “Yogi”) Greiner; grandchildren: Chrissy Murphy, Mandy Bradley, Joey Woods, Adam Woods, Brandon Greeneway, Samantha Woods, Cole Woods, Jason Woods, Brooke Woods, and Marisa Greiner; great grandchildren: Logan, Luc, Liam, and Lennon Murphy; sisters: Helen Calmes, Joan Gitter, Alice (Richard) Van Handel, and Catherine (Richard) Seidler; brothers and sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Walters, Cal (Mary) Engerson, and Rita Woods; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Cecelia; siblings: Gertrude (Bernard) Bruening, Mary (Robert) Reichle, Earl (Marie) Woods, Margaret (Jim) Jenkel, and John Woods; brothers-in-law: Larry Gitter and Frank Calmes.

    Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, December 12, 2016, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, W2037 County Road S, Freedom, with Fr. Walter Stumpf officiating. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.

    The Woods family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at Heartland Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.

    The journey was long, good times and bad, but your faith got you through it. We will miss you Dad.

Elizabeth Ann Arnoldussen

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Roger J Walters

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