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John Schommer

M, b. September 27, 1933, d. October 9, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: John Schommer was born on September 27, 1933.
  • Death: He died on October 9, 2004, at age 71.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.

Kenneth Schommer

M, b. December 9, 1935, d. September 19, 1997

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth Schommer was born on December 9, 1935.
  • Death: He died on September 19, 1997, at age 61.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Menasha, Wisconsin.

William E Schommer

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Peggy Ann Unknown

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Joan Schommer

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James Joseph Bain

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Family 1: Joan Schommer

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ronald Schommer

M, b. February 7, 1934, d. July 22, 2004

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Family: Excelda C Johns (b. January 16, 1925, d. September 2, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: Ronald Schommer was born on February 7, 1934.
  • Marriage: He and Excelda C Johns were married on April 15, 1967.
  • Death: Ronald Schommer died on July 22, 2004, at age 70.

Excelda C Johns

F, b. January 16, 1925, d. September 2, 2008

Family 1: Joseph E Glasheen (b. March 25, 1919, d. February 7, 1992)

Family 2: Ronald Schommer (b. February 7, 1934, d. July 22, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: Excelda C Johns was born on January 16, 1925 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph E Glasheen were married in 1949.
  • Marriage: Excelda C Johns and Ronald Schommer were married on April 15, 1967.
  • Death: Excelda C Johns died on September 2, 2008, at age 83, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: September 5, 2008

    Schommer, Excelda C.
    Excelda C. Schommer, Neenah, age 83, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at Theda Clark Medical Center. She was born January 16, 1925, in Green Bay, daughter of the late Elijah and Melinda (Archiquette) Johns. Excelda married Joseph Glasheen in 1949 and they later divorced. She then married Ronald Schommer on April 15, 1967. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2004. Excelda was a housekeeper in Appleton for several families for a number of years. Then she was a homemaker to her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Excelda was an excellent cook and baker. She was known for her wonderful sense of humor and she enjoyed gardening, nature, birds and especially horses. Excelda also had a great love for the bible and read it every day. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
    She is survived by her two children, Dr. Pete (Mary Carpowich) Glasheen, CA, Deborah (Ronald) Meyer, Neenah; five grandchildren, Lisa (Daniel) Kurkerwicz, David Glasheen, Michelle (Shannon) Nash, Tracy (Jason) Abraham, Michelle Meyer; eight great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Abby, Chloe, Eddie, Micaiah, Sonnet, Brooklyn and Nolan. She is also survived by her sister-in-law and dear friend, LaVerna (Dovie) House.
    She was preceded in death by three brothers.
    A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 7, 2008, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, located at 1209 Cty Trk JJ, Neenah, with Ken Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held at the Kingdom Hall from 5:30 p.m. until the time of service. A memorial is being established in her name.
    WESTGOR FUNERAL HOME
    205 W. Doty Ave.
    Neenah 920-722-7151.

Peter Paul Schommer

M, b. February 5, 1937, d. May 4, 2011

Parents

Family: Michaleen A Mathy (b. January 20, 1938, d. April 19, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Paul Schommer was born on February 5, 1937 in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Michaleen A Mathy were married on May 30, 1958.
  • Death: Peter Paul Schommer died on May 4, 2011, at age 74, in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Peter P. Schommer, age 74 years, Clintonville, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the Shawano Medical Center.

    Peter Paul Schommer was born February 5, 1937, in Menasha to William and Elizabeth (Krzesiakowski) Schommer. After high school Peter entered the U.S. Marine Corp. and served from 1954 to 1957. On May 30, 1958, he was united in marriage to Michaleen A. Mathy at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton. For several years Peter was employed at Kimberly-Clark Paper Mill in Appleton until 1972. The couple settled in Clintonville in 1971 and were residents of the area for the past 40 years. During that time they owned and operated the Riverside Tavern on 7th Street in Clintonville. While running the bar, Peter worked various jobs, but most importantly he was self-employed doing exterior siding and plastering for many years. He was a member of the Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers Union and is a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, Clintonville. He enjoyed camping, campfires, fishing, hunting, most shooting sports, softball and baseball. Peter especially loved his Springer spaniels, cheering on the Brewers & Packers, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

    Survivors include three children: Susan T. (Dan) Gehrke of Clintonville, Paul P. (Michelle) Schommer of Pulaski, and Karen L. (Keith) Larson of Manawa. There are 5 grandchildren: Tara Peeters, Logan Haufe, Caitlin Haufe, Morgan Larson, and Hanna Schommer. There is one great-grandchild, Makena Peeters. There is one brother, Bill (Peggy) Schommer of Milwaukee, and two sisters, Joan (Floyd Bricco) Bain of Clintonville and Yvonne (Bob) Napiwocki of Neenah. He is further survived by one brother-in-law, Richard Friebel of Fremont, many other relatives and friends.

    Peter is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Michaleen, on April 19, 2011, three grandchildren, Jessica, Aaron and Nicole, a brother, Ron (Exelda) Schommer and a sister, Sylvia Friebel.

    A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 8th at 3 p.m. at the Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville. Lincoln Wood, St. Rose Parish Director, will officiate and interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Town of Matteson. Friends may call on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent via www.beil-didier.com.

Michaleen A Mathy

F, b. January 20, 1938, d. April 19, 2011

Family: Peter Paul Schommer (b. February 5, 1937, d. May 4, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Michaleen A Mathy was born on January 20, 1938 in Illinois.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Paul Schommer were married on May 30, 1958.
  • Death: Michaleen A Mathy died on April 19, 2011, at age 73.
  • Note: Michaleen A. Schommer, age 73, of Cloverleaf Lakes Road, Clintonville, passed away early Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at her home.

    The former Michaleen Alice Mathy was born January 20, 1938, in Illinois, and was the daughter of the late Jules and Constance (Dolan) Mathy. She came to Wisconsin as a young girl, and was later united in marriage to Peter P. Schommer at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton, WI. The couple were residents of the Clintonville are for the past 40 years, where they owned and operated the Riverside Bar, Clintonville. Michaleen was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, Clintonville, and enjoyed her grandchildren & family, camping and campfires, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, old movies, and horseback trail riding.

    Survivors include her husband, Peter, a daughter, Susan T. (Dan) Gehrke, Clintonville; a son Paul L. (Michelle) Schommer, Pulaski; and a daughter, Karen L. (Keith) Larson, Manawa. There are five grandchildren, Tara Peeters, Logan Haufe, Caitlin Haufe, Morgan Larson, and Hanna Schommer. There is one great-grandchild, Makena Peeters.

    Michaleen was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, John, two sisters, Patricia and Geraldine, and three grandchildren, Jessica, Aaron and Nicole.

    Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 23, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville. Lincoln Wood, St. Rose Parish Director, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home, Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the services. Condolences may be sent to www.beil-didier.com.

Yvonne Schommer

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Robert Nepiwocki

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Shirley Mae Konkol

F, b. October 29, 1928, d. September 7, 1987

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Family: Robert E Phillips (b. January 28, 1924, d. January 10, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Shirley Mae Konkol was born on October 29, 1928.
  • Marriage: She and Robert E Phillips were married in 1949.
  • Death: Shirley Mae Konkol died on September 7, 1987, at age 58.

Robert E Phillips

M, b. January 28, 1924, d. January 10, 2014

Family: Shirley Mae Konkol (b. October 29, 1928, d. September 7, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert E Phillips was born on January 28, 1924 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Shirley Mae Konkol were married in 1949.
  • Death: Robert E Phillips died on January 10, 2014, at age 89.
  • Burial: He was buried in Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert E. "Bob" Phillips, 89, of Green Bay passed away Jan. 10, 2014 while in the loving care of daughter Martha Konitzer at her home in Mondovi, Wis. Bob was born in Appleton Jan. 28, 1924 to Edward and Berniece Phillips, both of whom preceded him in death.

    Bob was an active charter member of Highland Crest Baptist Church in Green Bay. While serving as chairman of the missions committee, he was personally involved in the start of seven new Southern Baptist churches in seven cities in northeastern Wisconsin, all sponsored by Highland Crest. Bob served three 2-year terms on the executive board of the Minnesota/Wisconsin Southern Baptist Convention, and he served a term as vice president. For more than 30 years, he taught a Bible class at the Green Bay Correctional Institute, a maximum-security prison. Most recently, he was a member of and taught Bible classes at Graceway Baptist Fellowship in Green Bay.

    Bob was a decorated World War II veteran. He served from June of 1942 through January of 1946 as a crown turret gunner and flight engineer on the U.S. Navy's PBS 110, flying out of Dunkswell, England. He was thrilled to take part in the Glory Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. in September of 2012. He also was a member of the Steamfitters/Plumbers Local #400 for more than 50 years; a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (Post #7534), American Legion (Post #11), EAA Oshkosh, NRA, DePere Sportsman's Club, and member of the Green Bay Odd Fellows Lodge #19, serving as treasurer for more than 40 years.

    Bob married Shirley M. Konkol in 1949. They were faithfully married to each other until Shirley succumbed to cancer in 1987. Bob married Rosemary Lenss in 1990. She preceded him in death in 2010. His grandchild, Daniel Phillips, preceded him in death in April of 2007.

    Bob is survived by four children: Debbie Jones (husband Randy) of Benton, Ark.; J. Scott Phillips (wife Denise) of Green Bay; Rob Phillips (wife Nancy) of Jefferson City, Mo.; and Martha Konitzer (husband Scott) of Mondovi, Wi. His four children have blessed him with 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and three more on the way.

    Bob is survived by his two sisters, Beverly Strong of Menasha, and Shirley (Ken) DeCarlo of Moreno Valley, Calif.

    The family wishes to thank Bob's son Scott and his wife Denise for caring for Bob as his health declined in recent years; Bob's daughter Martha and her family - husband Scott and children McKenna, McKlane, and McKahl - for providing full-time care for Bob in their home since September of 2013; and beloved friend Claudia Greggs for her sacrificial support of Bob and his family over the past two years.

    Visitation is from 3:00 - 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Highland Crest Baptist Church, 1830 Military Ave., Green Bay. A funeral service begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Konitzer (son-in-law) officiating. Interment will be at Fort Howard Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.

Charlotte Konkol

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Family: William Dahl

William Dahl

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Theodore Konkol

M, b. June 23, 1935, d. June 10, 1952

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Biography

  • Birth: Theodore Konkol was born on June 23, 1935.
  • Death: He died on June 10, 1952, at age 16.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.

Kenneth Paul Konkol

M, b. November 6, 1937, d. May 25, 1994

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Biography

  • Birth: Kenneth Paul Konkol was born on November 6, 1937.
  • Marriage: He and Patricia Elizabeth Fischer were married on May 21, 1960 in St Patrick Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Kenneth Paul Konkol died on May 25, 1994, at age 56.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.

Patricia Elizabeth Fischer

F, b. September 3, 1940, d. December 1, 1985

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Biography

  • Birth: Patricia Elizabeth Fischer was born on September 3, 1940 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Kenneth Paul Konkol were married on May 21, 1960 in St Patrick Church, Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Patricia Elizabeth Fischer died on December 1, 1985, at age 45.

Richard Nicholas Konkol

M, b. June 4, 1944, d. December 18, 2010

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Biography

  • Birth: Richard Nicholas Konkol was born on June 4, 1944 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 18, 2010, at age 66, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Richard N. Konkol, 66, Menasha, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 18, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, Wisconsin, with his family by his side. Rich had a serious stroke at home Wednesday night, December 15 and more "overtimes" were not in God's game plan. Rich was born June 4, 1944, in Neenah, Wisconsin to Ted and Regina Konkol. Rich was a graduate of St. Patrick's, Menasha, in 1958 and a graduate of St. Mary's High School, Menasha class of 1962. Rich enjoyed his time over the years working on class reunion committees. Rich was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard. Rich worked in Insurance Sales for 40 plus years in the Fox Valley.

    Richard will be deeply missed by his wife, Patti (Docter) Konkol; daughter Amy (Chuck) Decker, Eagle River; grandchildren Leif Offerdahl and Natalie Decker; sisters Marion (Nick) Gonnering, and Charlotte (Bill) Dahl; sister-in-laws Peg Docter and Norma (Jim ) Tuttle; brother-in-law Bud (Rose) Phillips; many special Konkol and Docter family nieces, nephews and extended family.

    Rich was preceded in death by his parents Ted and Regina (Schommer) Konkol; brothers Ted Konkol, Ken Konkol; sister Shirley Phillips; father and mother-in-law Fred "Doc" Docter, Patricia "Pat" Docter; sister-in-laws Paula Docter, Pat (Ken) Konkol; and brother-in-laws Nick Gonnering and Tom Docter.

    Rich was inducted into the St. Mary High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993, where he was recognized as a two-time WCIAA state tennis doubles champ with lifetime friend Adrian Martin. Rich was also a standout guard on the 1961 and 1962 cage squads. He was basketball co-captain and MVP in 1962, and his free throw accuracy that year was 87 percent. As a coach, Rich gave over 20 years of service to the SMC Zephyr basketball and tennis squads. His fondest memories of St. Mary's are the great coaches, great friends, and playing in the National Catholic Basketball Tournament in Rhode Island in 1961 (ESCIT). He carded a Hole-in-one at the Waupaca Country Club, playing in a foursome with his wife Patti, Jim Karisny and Bob Steidl on July 5, 1998.

    Patti and the family extend gratitude to the UW-Hospital Madison collaborative team for their care of Richard over the past three years. Also, special thanks to angel Joyce, RN, and the Dr. Fritz Hildebrand Jr. Cardiology team at Affinity /St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.

    Visitation was held Monday, December 20 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Kessler Funeral Home in Neenah. Visitation from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. with a Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 21, TODAY at St. Mary's Church, Menasha with Rev. David Kiefer officiating. A memorial has been established for St. Anthony's Parish, Neopit, Wisconsin and a memorial to St. Mary Central High School.

    Sleep in Heavenly Peace dear Rich!

    Kessler Funeral Home

    & Cremation Services

    Neenah 920 722 6464

    www.kesslerfh.com.

Patricia Doctor

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Family: Richard Nicholas Konkol (b. June 4, 1944, d. December 18, 2010)

John Laud

M, b. circa 1815

Family: Catherine Zecher (b. circa 1815)

Biography

  • Birth: John Laud was born circa 1815.

Catherine Zecher

F, b. circa 1815

Family: John Laud (b. circa 1815)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherine Zecher was born circa 1815.

Elizabeth Schommer

F, b. August 2, 1866, d. August 2, 1866

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Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Schommer was born on August 2, 1866.
  • Death: She died on August 2, 1866, at age 0.

Peter Schommer

M, b. 1870, d. 1870

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Biography

  • Birth: Peter Schommer was born in 1870.
  • Death: He died in 1870, at age ~0.