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Patricia L Alesch

F, b. December 12, 1935, d. June 25, 2011

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Biography

  • Birth: Patricia L Alesch was born on December 12, 1935.
  • Divorce: She and Joseph J Roche were divorced.
  • Marriage: Patricia L Alesch and Joseph J Roche were married in June 1953 in Holy Angels Church, Darboy, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Patricia L Alesch died on June 25, 2011, at age 75.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Patricia (Patsy) Lynn Roche (Alesch) passed away Saturday, June 25 with family by her side.

    Patricia was born on December 12, 1935 to Arthur and Marcella (Koehnke) Alesch Patricia attended Catholic grade school in Appleton and Darboy then attended Kimberly High school and later continued her education at FVTC. Patricia resided in the Hortonville area where she worked at Hortonville Toy Factory, the Canning Company, and later at Pacon Corp. for many years where she was known as "Mother Superior". Patricia also worked at Bergstrom Paper and at American Can until she was injured. She also worked several jobs involving care for handicap and elderly.

    Patricia volunteered for Domestic Abuse, Harbor House, and the Humane Society. She volunteered with the belief that if only one life changed or one animal was saved, then it was worth her time. Her passion for animals caused her to have many pets of her own that were treated like Kings and Queens.

    Patricia loved to travel. Whether it was a trip in the country, Door County or to Germany, she always wanted to get out and see the sights.

    Patricia gave of herself to her children all her life. Caring for them especially when they had health issues, it was Mom to the rescue. She worried and cared until she couldn't anymore.

    No matter where she lived or worked, she touched others' lives and made friends which include the many homes she lived in the past few years.

    Patricia is survived by her children Michael (Espi), Wichita Falls, TX., Bill (Pam), Mill Center, Jerry (Linda), Gresham, Randy (Nancy), Hortonville, Jeff(Debbi), Freedom, Debbie(fianc?-Mike), Madison, 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Suzanne (David) Heller and her nephews Mark and Danny Heller, and her longtime friend Katrina (Katie) Leon.

    We would like to thank Sharon and the girls at Greenville Manor where she enjoyed her friend Carlyle Manley (aka Grandpa Manley) with a game or two. We also would like to thank the caring and loving staff of St. Joe's Nursing Home in New London for all you did.

    A very special thank you to Dr. Price and especially Nurse Nancy for going above the call of duty. Whenever we needed your help, you were there! Also a special thank you to Community Care workers Linda Schmidt and Dana Daubner-Lenz for their true caring through every challenge.

    She is preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Marcella (Koehnke) Alesch, a niece, a grandchild, and many aunts and uncles.

    Funeral services for Patricia will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton with Father Bob Lexa officiating. Entombment will follow the service at Appleton Highlands Memorial Park. Friends will be received on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

    Patricia will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

    "Patsy, I always thought we would grow old and cold together." Love, Sister

    "Speedy,

    I will forever miss your humor and love and I know you will be waiting on the sunny side for me. Thanks for always being there." Love, Sonny

    Valley Funeral Home

    2211 N. Richmond St.

    Appleton (920)733-5435

    www.valleyfh.com

    "Serving as would

    be Served"


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from June 27 to June 28, 2011.

John Roche

M, b. June 26, 1937, d. October 8, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: John Roche was born on June 26, 1937 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on February 13, 1958 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 8, 2008, at age 71, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: October 11, 2008

    Roche, John G.
    John G. Roche, DeForest/ Freedom, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at his home. He was born on the home farm in Freedom, Wisconsin, to Walter P. Roche and Mary A. (Garvey) Roche on June 26, 1937. John graduated from Freedom High School in 1955. He married Elizabeth F. Van Handel on February 13, 1958, at St. John the Baptist Church in Seymour, WI.
    John joined the Marine Corps in 1955 and was stationed at Paris Island, S.C., Camp LeJune, N.C., and later the Marine Corps Reserve in Green Bay, WI. He then joined the Air Force in 1959 and was stationed in Minot, North Dakota, from 1959 to 1963. He joined the Air National Guard in 1963 in Appleton, Wisconsin. John transferred to the Air National Guard in Madison from February 1965 and retired USMC USAF, SMSGT E-8 in December 1992.
    John was highly decorated and received the following Military Ribbons and Decorations: USMC Ribbon, USMC Good Conduct Ribbon, National Defense Ribbon, USMC Expert Rifle Medal, USAF Ribbon, Longevity Ribbon, Expert Rifle Ribbon and Competition Medals, USAF Gold Distinguished Shooting, Fort Riley, K.S., USAF Silver Medal for Distinguished Shooting, Camp Perry, O.H., Missile Safety Award Citation 128TFW, USAF Unit Citation Awards 478th CHMRON SQ, 32th Camron SQ, 115th CAMRON SQ and 128th CHMRN SQ, Panama Canal Zone Ribbon, Outstanding Letters Operation Readiness Insp. 12th USAF Headquarters, Outstanding Letter President George Bush. He also received numerous awards and trophies during his service in the Marine Corp and Air Force as a sniper.
    John was assigned, trained and worked with the 115th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Truax field in Madison, WI, as a munitions expert. He held top secret security clearance and served on 48 different military bases during his career. He was involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis, Panama Invasion and Desert Storm. John worked and trained as an advisor, and fellow worker to many foreign countries such as: UK, Britain RAF, the former West Germany, Luftwaff AF, Netherlands, and Holland RDAF. John worked on various aircraft throughout his career, starting with the F-84, F-86, F-89, F-100, F-101, F-102, F-106, A-37, O-2A, A-10, B-52, 716, and also had flight time in the T-33, F-89 and O-2A.
    John enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, raising English Setters and his family, but most of all his grandchildren.
    John is survived by Elizabeth F. Martin (Roche), Green Bay, WI; his children: Kathleen (Keith Forst) Martin, Marshall, WI; Wayne (Kathleen) Roche, Arlington, WI; Kenneth (Rose Schumacher) Roche, Green Bay, WI; grandchildren: Tessa Roche, Kyle Popp, Brad Roche, Cassandra Roche, Kenneth Roche, Dylan Popp, Benjamin Roche, Brittney Roche, Keegan Roche and Kayleigh Roche; great-grandchild, Nevaes Roche; brothers: Patrick (Rita) Roche, Clyde Roche, Robert Roche, Joseph Roche, Donald (Pat) Roche and Maurice Roche; other relatives and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his parents: Walter P. Roche and Mary A. (Garvey) Roche; sons: Patrick John and John G. Jr.; brother, Kenneth Roche; sisters: Corrinne (Pete) Kissinger and Helen Winslow; sister-in-law, Erdine Roche.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, W2037 County Road S, Freedom, WI 54130 on Monday, October 13, 2008, at 12 noon with Father David Hoffman officiating. Burial to conclude at St. Nicholas Cemetery. A visitation will be held at church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or to the William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran's Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53792.
    The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of his fellow veterans, friends and neighbors for their friendship and kindness.
    Those we love and remain with is for love itself lives on and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart for as long as there is memory, they live on in the heart. John will be dearly missed by all.
    Ryan Funeral Home
    & Cremation Services
    Windsor/DeForest Chapel
    6924 Lake Road
    608-846-4250
    www.ryanfuneral
    service.com.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Freedom High School in 1955.

Elizabeth F VanHandel

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Family: John Roche (b. June 26, 1937, d. October 8, 2008)

Donald Roche

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Shirley Quirk

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Family: Donald Roche

Kenneth J Roche

M, b. June 19, 1941, d. August 23, 1970

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth J Roche was born on June 19, 1941.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 19, 1967 in St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 23, 1970, at age 29.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Maurice Roche

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Marilee Hietpas

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Joan Garvey

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John Garvey

M, b. January 30, 1894, d. October 8, 1894

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Biography

  • Birth: John Garvey was born on January 30, 1894 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 8, 1894, at age 0, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

John Garvey

M, b. November 25, 1874, d. circa 1887

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Biography

  • Birth: John Garvey was born on November 25, 1874 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died circa 1887 in as youth died at age 13.

Marcella McCormick

F, b. October 9, 1904, d. March 4, 1984

Parents

Family: John Celestin Newcomb (b. May 26, 1900, d. October 14, 1952)

Biography

  • Birth: Marcella McCormick was born on October 9, 1904 in Town of Liberty, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Celestin Newcomb were married on April 26, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Marcella McCormick died on March 4, 1984, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

James Timothy Newcomb

M, b. 1930, d. September 23, 1930

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Biography

  • Birth: James Timothy Newcomb was born in 1930 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 23, 1930, at age ~0, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Kathryn Maureen Newcomb

F, b. November 5, 1937, d. October 26, 1939

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Biography

  • Birth: Kathryn Maureen Newcomb was born on November 5, 1937 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on October 26, 1939, at age 1.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Nicholas Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Colleen Newcomb

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John Bragg

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Maureen Bragg

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Mary Jo Bragg

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John Watry

M, b. May 5, 1913, d. May 10, 1913

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Biography

  • Birth: John Watry was born on May 5, 1913.
  • Death: He died on May 10, 1913, at age 0.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/9/25 metal cross.

Patricia Loyola Beattie

F, b. February 2, 1939, d. July 25, 1989

Parents

Family: Leroy A Massey (b. June 23, 1939, d. April 26, 2007)

Biography

  • Birth: Patricia Loyola Beattie was born on February 2, 1939 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on July 25, 1989, at age 50, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/6/5N.

Harold Hancock

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Karen Ann Beattie

M, b. February 8, 1943, d. July 22, 1943

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Biography

  • Birth: Karen Ann Beattie was born on February 8, 1943 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 22, 1943, at age 0, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/2/6.