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John P Spiegel

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Christopher Spiegel

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Amy S Knoblauch

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Donna Spiegel

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Family: Michael Scott Arndt (b. December 16, 1961, d. March 17, 2015)

Tyler Zimmerman

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Stefani Zimmerman

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Nicole Zimmerman

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Michael Scott Arndt

M, b. December 16, 1961, d. March 17, 2015

Biography

  • Birth: Michael Scott Arndt was born on December 16, 1961.
  • Death: He died on March 17, 2015, at age 53.
  • Note: Michael Scott "Big Mike" Arndt

    Mike S. Arndt, 53, of Freedom, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, with his loving wife at his side. He was born on December 16, 1961, son of George and Katherine (Tinsman) Arndt. Mike was usually doing something outside and liked anything with a motor! He enjoyed taking the grandkids out on the boat, off road racing, camping, hunting, scuba diving and riding his precious Harley. Mike enjoyed NASCAR races and traveling to NFL stadiums, always wearing his "fox hat". He worked for 18 years at Repap, and most recently worked as an excavator.

    Mike is survived by his wife of 35 years, Donna Arndt; children: Shanna (Robert) Buettner, Bradley (Jennifer) Arndt, Travis (special friend Madi Funk) Arndt and Joshua Arndt; grandchildren: Harrison and Corbin Buettner, Olivia and Evelyn Arndt; siblings: Kate (David) Bell, Julie (Tom) Hipp and Jim (Gwen) Arndt; his father, George (special friend, Chris Johnson); mother and father-in-law: Dee and Harlin Spiegel; brothers and sisters-in-law: Sherri (Phil) Devins, Rick (Linda) Spiegel and Jan (Terry) Zimmerman; his three dogs: Bongo, Harley and Maximus; and many other family members and friends.

    Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine; a cousin, Frank Tinsman and a longtime friend, Tracy Royer.

    A celebration of Mike's life will take place on Friday, March 20, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Romy's Nitingale, W5670 County Rd A, Black Creek. A lunch will be served from 11:00-1:00. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.

    The Arndt family would like to thank the Freedom first responders, the Outagamie County Sheriffs Dept. and the ER at Appleton Medical Center for all of their care and compassion.

Shanna Arndt

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Bradley Arndt

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Travis Arndt

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Joshua Arndt

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Linda Mary DeBruin

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Friedrich Loewenhagen

M, b. February 26, 1826, d. February 22, 1902

Family: Caroline Crowe (b. April 7, 1829, d. December 14, 1916)

Biography

  • Birth: Friedrich Loewenhagen was born on February 26, 1826.
  • Death: He died on February 22, 1902, at age 75.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Caroline Crowe

F, b. April 7, 1829, d. December 14, 1916

Family: Friedrich Loewenhagen (b. February 26, 1826, d. February 22, 1902)

Biography

  • Birth: Caroline Crowe was born on April 7, 1829.
  • Death: She died on December 14, 1916, at age 87.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Earl E Springstroh

M, b. January 7, 1929, d. January 2, 2009

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  • Birth: Earl E Springstroh was born on January 7, 1929 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 2, 2009, at age 79, in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: January 4, 2009

    Springstroh, Earl E.
    Earl E. Springstroh, 79, Freedom, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at home surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 7, 1929, to the late Alfred and Berdine (Brown) Springstroh. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Snell on Sept. 25, 1948, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Appleton. They shared 60 wonderful years together.
    Earl retired from SCA, formerly Wisconsin Tissue Mills, after 30 years of service. He worked 18 years as the caretaker of Freedom Community Lutheran Cemetery and was a member of the Fox Valley Horse Driving Association. He was a small-time farmer all his life and loved his horses and other animals. Earl was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church his entire life.
    Survivors include his daughter, Linda (John) Schuh, Navarino, and their family, John (Barb) Schuh, Joshua, Justin, Mackenzie, Tina (Jim) Moser, Allyssa, and Jacob; son, Gary, Neenah, and his family, Chad, Michael, Kelly (Todd) Schroeder, Tayler, Parker, Shawn (Aaron) Schmidt, Bret, Randy and family, and Lindsey and family; daughter, Jennie (Mike) Stoop, Appleton, and their family, Michelle (Jason) Zuleger, Matthew (Shayna Smith) Stoop, and Hunter; daughter, Jeanne (Elias) Aad, Texas, and their family, Salim, Natalya, and Wassem Aad; son, Thomas J. (Kaye), Kaukauna, and their family, Daneille, Regan Springstroh, Brynn, Melanie, Kyle; son, Brad (Laura), Appleton, and their family, Ashley, Ethan Earl, Rachel, Heather Funk and family. Earl is further survived by his sister, Elsie (Merle) Simmons, Appleton; brother-in-law, Norman Snell, Wild Rose; sisters-in-law, Jean (Carlton) Tiedt, Appleton; Doris Felzer, Appleton; Jan (Wayne) Seegers, Fremont; Sue (John) Hinchley, Neenah; Diane Bowers, Wrightstown; two special aunts, Ethel Brown, Seymour; and Phyllis Brown, Appleton. He is also survived by a special nephew, Jimmy Snell; as well as many more nieces and nephews.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Hilda and Lester Snell; three sisters-in-law, Lorraine Vanden Bloomer, Doris Snell and Patsy (Terry) Howard; three brothers-in-law, Lester Snell, Stan Felzer, and Jerry Bowers.
    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Freedom. Paster Tim Glende will be officiating with burial taking place in the Freedom Lutheran Community Cemetery.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com
    In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

Phyllis Snell

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Alfred F Springstroh

M, b. December 13, 1901, d. March 4, 1989

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Family: Berdine M Brown (b. November 21, 1907, d. July 6, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Alfred F Springstroh was born on December 13, 1901 in Town of Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Berdine M Brown were married on September 15, 1926.
  • Death: Alfred F Springstroh died on March 4, 1989, at age 87, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Berdine M Brown

F, b. November 21, 1907, d. July 6, 1979

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Family: Alfred F Springstroh (b. December 13, 1901, d. March 4, 1989)

Biography

  • Birth: Berdine M Brown was born on November 21, 1907.
  • Marriage: She and Alfred F Springstroh were married on September 15, 1926.
  • Death: Berdine M Brown died on July 6, 1979, at age 71.

Edward August Springstroh

M, b. September 28, 1875, d. December 27, 1956

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Family: Matilda Techlin (b. 1878, d. 1940)

Biography

  • Birth: Edward August Springstroh was born on September 28, 1875 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 27, 1956, at age 81.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Matilda Techlin

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Family: Edward August Springstroh (b. September 28, 1875, d. December 27, 1956)

Biography

  • Birth: Matilda Techlin was born in 1878.
  • Death: She died in 1940, at age ~62.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Elsie E Springstroh

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  • Birth: Elsie E Springstroh was born on February 18, 1944 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 22, 2016, at age 72, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Elsie E. Simmons, age 72, of Appleton, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Elsie was born on her late parent's dairy farm in Freedom on February 18, 1944. She married Merle L. Simmons on June 19, 1965, in Freedom. Elsie was a 1962 graduate of Freedom High School. It was Elsie's nature to help everyone. She regularly made donations at the Community Blood Center and was a long-time member of the Dorcas Society at St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, playing sheepshead, crocheting, snowmobiling, motorcycling, horseback riding, driving and joking with her family and friends.

    Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Merle; her four daughters, Lory (Mark) Steinberg; Cheri Blackwell; Brenda (Ed) Fisher; and Barbara Simmons; her six grandchildren, Josh (Jenny) Carriveau; Jason (Katrina) Blackwell, Jacob Fisher, Natalie Fisher, Lauren Keenan and Amber Keenan; her three great grandchildren, Anthony (fiancé Elizabeth) Carriveau, Ryan Carriveau, and Morgan Carriveau. Her twin great-great grandsons are expected in August. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Val Simmons-Schuler, Frances Mills, Audrey (Robert) Arlen, Phyllis Springstroh; her brother-in-law, Richard Meyer; and her truly treasured friend, Joyce Wichman. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Elsie was preceded in death by her brother, Earl Springstroh; her sister-in-law, Marie Meyer; and her brothers-in-law, George Simmons and Gary Mills.

    Funeral services for Elsie will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at ST. MATTHEW EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 129 S. Mason Street, Appleton, with Rev. Thomas Mielke officiating. Friends may call directly to the church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will be in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom. A memorial has been established in Elsie's name. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Appleton Police Department and the staff at Gold Cross Ambulance, for their loving care. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com

    But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 24 to May 25, 2016.

Merle Simmons

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