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Jill Ann Brockman

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Kimberly Ann Brockman

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Judith Ann Zeinert

F, b. July 8, 1943, d. December 5, 2016

Biography

  • Birth: Judith Ann Zeinert was born on July 8, 1943 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Gordon Theodore Brockman were married on December 16, 1967.
  • Death: Judith Ann Zeinert died on December 5, 2016, at age 73.
  • Note: Judith Ann Brockman, age 73, was called home to the Lord on Monday, December 5, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born on July 8, 1943, to the late Willis and Isabelle Zeinert in Neenah. Judy worked at American Can for over forty years until she retired. She always had a strong faith and was a longtime member at Peace Lutheran Church in Neenah. Judy was a person who was always there for her family and was an extremely giving person. In her younger years, Judy enjoyed camping near Lake Michigan. She loved riding her lawn tractor, cutting grass at the farm. She was an avid reader, collected cookbooks, enjoyed watching birds and spending time with her friends she had worked with over the years. Judy never wanted to miss a family reunion at cousin Sandy's farm. Family gatherings brought her great joy. She will be remembered as a warm, loving and generous person. Judy will be dearly missed.

    Judy is survived by her children: William (Tammy) Brockman, Gordon (Paula) Brockman Jr., and Kimberly Brockman; grandchildren: Roman, Michael, Crystal, Zach, Robby, Alex, and Matthew; siblings: Willis H. (Sharon) Zeinert Jr., Jim (Kris) Zeinert, Gary (JoAnn) Zeinert, Jean Zeinert, Richard (Liz) Zeinert, Janice (John) LaMaide, and Joan (Al) Wangelin. She's further survived by her step-children, nieces, nephews other relatives, and friends. Judy was preceded in death by her husband Gordon "Tinker" Brockman; sister Barbara Jean Zeinert; and parents-in-law Arthur and Agnes Brockman.

    The Funeral Service for Judy will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Peace Lutheran Church, 1228 S. Park Avenue, Neenah, with Rev. Ricky Schroeder officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 2:00 p.m. until the hour of the service. She will be laid to rest at the Clayton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Neenah Animal Shelter are appreciated.

    Judy's family would like to thank the staff at Oakridge Gardens and Heartland Hospice for all of their wonderful care.

    Westgor Funeral Home

    205 W. Doty Avenue

    Neenah 722-7151

    Online condolences:

    www.westgorfuneralhomes.com

    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Dec. 8, 2016.

Sarah Marie Delain

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Cole Dufrane

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  • Birth: Cole Dufrane was born on December 9, 1992.
  • Death: He died on December 9, 1992, at age 0.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent

    Thursday, December 10, 1992

    Cole L. and Kyle J. DuFrane
    2708 Welhouse Dr. Kaukauna

    Stillborn infant twins of Brian and Patti DuFrane died on December 9, 1992.

    Wichmann Funeral Home.

Kyle Dufrane

M, b. December 9, 1992, d. December 9, 1992

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Biography

  • Birth: Kyle Dufrane was born on December 9, 1992.
  • Death: He died on December 9, 1992, at age 0.
  • Note: Source: Appleton Post Crescent

    Thursday, December 10, 1992

    Cole L. and Kyle J. DuFrane
    2708 Welhouse Dr. Kaukauna

    Stillborn infant twins of Brian and Patti DuFrane died on December 9, 1992.

    Wichmann Funeral Home.

Eric Dufrane

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Matthew Dufrane

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Robert Nicholas Derfus

M, b. May 18, 1926, d. December 13, 1992

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Family: Betty M Yentz (b. April 5, 1929, d. May 17, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Nicholas Derfus was born on May 18, 1926 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Betty M Yentz were married on January 6, 1954 in Dubuque, Dubuque Co, Iowa.
  • Death: Robert Nicholas Derfus died on December 13, 1992, at age 66, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Betty M Yentz

F, b. April 5, 1929, d. May 17, 2000

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  • Father: Roy Yentz (b. June 19, 1903, d. November 9, 1967)
  • Mother: Selma Wohlfeil (b. April 1, 1907, d. January 18, 1997)

Family: Robert Nicholas Derfus (b. May 18, 1926, d. December 13, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Betty M Yentz was born on April 5, 1929 in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Robert Nicholas Derfus were married on January 6, 1954 in Dubuque, Dubuque Co, Iowa.
  • Death: Betty M Yentz died on May 17, 2000, at age 71.

David Giese

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Ginette Luczak

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Family: John Eugene Rickert (b. August 1, 1938, d. December 15, 1992)

Caroline Antonia Hermans

F, b. June 22, 1904, d. December 21, 1992

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Family: Peter William Natrop (b. March 23, 1903, d. November 18, 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Caroline Antonia Hermans was born on June 22, 1904 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 21, 1992, at age 88, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Peter William Natrop

M, b. March 23, 1903, d. November 18, 1967

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Family: Caroline Antonia Hermans (b. June 22, 1904, d. December 21, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter William Natrop was born on March 23, 1903 in Ressen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on November 18, 1967, at age 64, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Robert L Natrop

M, b. September 20, 1928, d. March 20, 2014

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  • Birth: Robert L Natrop was born on September 20, 1928 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on February 27, 1954 in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 20, 2014, at age 85.
  • Note: Robert L. Natrop Sr. 85, Kaukauna Wisconsin, passed away on March 20, 2014. Robert was born September 20, 1928 in Green Bay to Peter and Caroline (Hermans) Natrop. Bob was a graduate of Kaukauna High School, Class of 1946. After graduation, Bob served his country as a member of the US Army during the Korean War. On February 27, 1954 he married the former Louise C. Smith at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Eau Claire and they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. He attended Marquette University and graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering in 1952. He was employed as a Civil Engineer for the Cities of Milwaukee and Green Bay. Next, he was employed with the City of Kaukauna as City Engineer and Director of Public Works for 17 years. He ended his career as Engineer/Manager with the Heart of the Valley Sewerage District. He retired in 1991. Bob was actively involved in the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and in 2004 Bob received the exemplary service to the engineering profession, the community, and the Society of NSPE Fellow Member Award. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) made him a Charter Member. He was a representative for Wisconsin at the National Conventions for seven years. Of the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE) he was the Fox River Valley Chapter President. His awards include Engineers of the year 1979, Professional Engineer in Government 1974 and 1984. Bob activities include assisting on the Fox Valley Council of Governments, Fox Valley Water Quality Agency, a Panel member on Municipal Paving problems, Public Works Problems in smaller Communities and Wisconsin Wastewater Operators Association. Bob was an active member in the Kaukauna Elks Lodge 962 and the Wisconsin State Elks Association. He was the National Past District Deputy. He was honored as "Elk of the Year" in 1993. He distributed Christmas Baskets to the needy from 1962 to the present. He was President of the Kaukauna Rotary in 1989. Bob has been a volunteer member of the Kaukauna Planning and Industrial Commission from 1983 to present. At St. Mary's Church he was a parish officer and trustee from 1975 to 1982. Bob received the Kaukauna service organization Award for Community Civil Service in 2006. Bob's lifelong hobby was racing homing pigeons.

    Bob is survived by his children; Diane and her daughters Kira, Makayla and Isabelle of St. Paul, MN; Robert Natrop Jr. and his partner, Vickie Verstegen of Kaukauna; Linda and Rich Reyes and their children Marc and Alexa of Newtown, CT. and Rich Jr. and his wife Sandy of Conway, SC. His sisters are Jean Schmidt of Crivitz, WI, and Carol and Joe Faust of Green Valley, AZ.

    He was preceded in death by his sister Pat Cayan and her husband Bill Cayan of Green Bay, WI.

    Funeral Services for Bob will be Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, St. Mary Site, 119 W. Seventh Street, Kaukauna with Rev. Jerry Pastors officiating. Visitation will be Sunday March 23, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Wichmann Fargo Funeral Homes, Fargo location in Kaukauna and on Monday March 24, 2014 at church from 10:00 to 11:00 am. For more information and to express online condolences go to www.wichmannfargo.com.

    The family would like to say a special thanks to the St. Paul Home family that took such good care of Bob. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established at Marquette University in his honor.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1946.

Louise C Smith

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Family: Robert L Natrop (b. September 20, 1928, d. March 20, 2014)

Jean M Natrop

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Richard John Schmidt

M, b. November 14, 1929, d. March 29, 2014

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  • Birth: Richard John Schmidt was born on November 14, 1929 in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 29, 2014, at age 84, in Marinette, Marinette Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Richard J. Schmidt age 85, Crivitz resident passed away Sat. March 29, 2014 at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette WI. He was born November 14, 1928 in Kaukauna, WI. Richard married Jean Natrop September 15, 1951. He owned and operated the Wheel Inn for 30 years. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Richard enjoyed snowmobiling, golfing, fishing and ATV riding. He organized the Iron Snow Shoe Club and the Thunder Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving children are Deborah Erickson of Kaukauna, Louise (William) Antepenko of Lecanto, FL, Dale Schmidt and Lee Schmidt, both of Crivitz and seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Buddy and two grandchildren, Shaun and Lee Jr. Friends may call at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Crivitz, Wi Tuesday, April 1st from 4-7 pm and Wednesday from 9am until time of funeral service at 11am at the funeral home. Please visit www.rhodescharapata.com for condolence and video tribute.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Patricia Mae Natrop

F, b. March 16, 1931, d. January 1, 2009

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Family: William A Cayan (b. July 7, 1929, d. March 20, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Patricia Mae Natrop was born on March 16, 1931 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William A Cayan were married on October 1, 1953 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Patricia Mae Natrop died on January 1, 2009, at age 77, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
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    Cayan, Patricia Mae (Natrop)
    Patricia Mae (Natrop) Cayan, 76, Green Bay, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at her home. She was born March 16, 1931, in Appleton, to Peter and Caroline (Hermans) Natrop. Patricia worked at a hairpin factory prior to her marriage. On Oct. 1, 1953, she married William A. "Bill" "Killer" Cayan at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna. Patricia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She and her husband enjoyed many bus trips together. Patricia was an avid reader of mystery novels and enjoyed attending plays, concerts and visiting museums. Her generous and tenacious spirit will be missed by many.
    Survivors include three children, Mary Cayan and her husband, Jerrold Boardman, Dan Cayan and his wife, Michelle, Sally Cayan; four granddaughters, Heather (Corey) Rupp, Amanda Cayan, Tiffanie Cayan, Rachel Boardman; two grandsons, Bryan Boardman, Logan Cayan; one great-granddaughter, Zoie Cayan; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Louise Natrop; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Jean Schmidt, Carol and Joe Faust, Virgil Prue; nieces and nephews; and a dear friend, Angie Haferman.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, on March 20, 2006; a daughter, Janet Marie Cayan; a grandson, Bradley Boardman; and her parents.
    Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday. A Funeral Service will be held at noon Tuesday at the funeral home with Sr. Pat Clement, CSJ of St. Joseph Parish officiating. To send online condolences, please visit www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
    In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund is being established in Patricia's name.

William A Cayan

M, b. July 7, 1929, d. March 20, 2006

Family: Patricia Mae Natrop (b. March 16, 1931, d. January 1, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: William A Cayan was born on July 7, 1929.
  • Marriage: He and Patricia Mae Natrop were married on October 1, 1953 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: William A Cayan died on March 20, 2006, at age 76.

Carol Natrop

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Family: Joseph L Faust (b. November 27, 1926, d. October 8, 2015)

Wendy Sue Dillenberg

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Audrey Jurek

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

Richard E Frank

M, b. August 13, 1936, d. June 28, 2012

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Biography

  • Birth: Richard E Frank was born on August 13, 1936 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 11, 1956 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on June 28, 2012, at age 75, in Hilbert, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Richard E. "Touhy" Frank, age 75, of Hilbert, formerly of Menasha & Mountain, died on Thursday June 28, 2012 at his home in Hilbert. He was born on August 13, 1936 in Kimberly, son of the late Irvin & Esther (Rosenthal) Frank. He married Audrey Jurek on August 11, 1956 at St. John Catholic Church in Menasha. He worked for the Neenah Foundry, Allis Chalmers, and was the Union Representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers until his retirement in 1992. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping, but his greatest joy in life was being a father. Survivors include his wife Audrey; 4 children, Colleen (Daryl) VanGeffen of Bear Creek, Cathleen "Kitty" (Patrick) Meyers of Hilbert, Richard J. Frank & special friend Pat Leach of Menasha, Ronald E. (Julie) Frank of Sturgeon Bay; 9 grandchildren, Benjamin & Jonathan VanGeffen, Timothy & Joseph Meyers (special friend Ann Halbach), Brandon Schemmel, Nick & Shannon Leach, Ethan & Landon Frank; a great great grandson Tristen Donnelly; a sister-in-law, Joyce Frank of Appleton; in-laws, Evonne (Clyde) Sprauge of Boulder Junction, Bonnie Jurek of Oshkosh, Jack (Linda) Jurek of Menasha, Joyce (Dan Longsine of Hilbert; many nieces and nephews; and his longtime fishing buddy, Marlin Hull of Neenah. In addition to his parents, Irvin & Esther Frank, he was also preceded in death by a sister & brother-in-law, Irene & Lowell Douglas; a brother, William Frank; his father & mother-in-law, John & Rosella Jurek; a brother-in-law, Jerry Jurek; and 2 nephews, Jerry Jurek & Wayne Douglas. Funeral services will be at 6 PM on Monday July 2, 2012 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 3 PM until the time of services. A memorial fund has been established in the name of Richard E, Frank.

    Online Condolences wietingfuneralhome.com

    "We love you Dad, please watch over us from heaven. Colleen, Kitty, Richard, & Ronald

    "You paved the way for me I will see you in Heaven." Your loving wife Audrey.

Evonne Jurek

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Family 1: Clyde Sprague

Family 2: William Prosser

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