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Ivan Wilmer Drews

M, b. May 22, 1930, d. November 14, 2014

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  • Father: Elmer R Drews (b. August 30, 1898, d. February 10, 1987)
  • Mother: Ida M Buman (b. February 14, 1904, d. December 31, 1985)

Family: Joan Carol Techlin (b. October 25, 1940, d. August 29, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Ivan Wilmer Drews was born on May 22, 1930 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Joan Carol Techlin were married on August 21, 1965.
  • Death: Ivan Wilmer Drews died on November 14, 2014, at age 84.
  • Burial: He was buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Ivan Wilmer Drews, 84, gracefully took his Savior's hand on Friday, November 14, 2014. Ivan was born on May 22, 1930 to Elmer and Ida (Buman) Drews in the Town of Center. After graduating from Seymour High in 1948, he worked as a hand at the Otto Mielke farm as well as helping at the family homestead. He proudly served in the Army at Fort Lewis Washington during the Korean War, 1954-1956. Ivan began working at Riverside Paper in 1957 as a shipping clerk/tow motor operator and worked there for 34 years until his retirement in 1991. It was at Riverside Paper that he met some of his best and life-long friends. He married the love of his life, Joan Techlin, on August 21, 1965, and they were blessed with 41 years of memories, love and laughter.

    Ivan had a special zest for living life to its fullest. In his youth, he was an avid roller skater and spent many hours roller skate dancing. In his adulthood, going fishing was his passion. He loved to take family and friends out to Little Lake Butte des Morts and show them the best fishing holes so that they could catch their limit.

    Ivan enjoyed adventure and discovering all that this world had to offer. He frequently took his family on numerous road trips in Wisconsin and the throughout the USA. His love of travel never diminished: just this past spring, he was proud to participate on in the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with other veterans of the Korean War.

    Ivan was a very patient man and loved to teach children. He would find projects like tapping for maple syrup so that he could teach little ones things that they may never see otherwise. Children and adults too, delighted in joining him on his front porch and hand feeding the neighborhood squirrels that would gather at their feet.

    Ivan will most be remembered for his sense of humor. His daily goal was to make someone smile and laugh at life. Funny stories, crazy inventions and practical jokes were his creative attempts to bring joy and merriment to all.

    Ivan will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Diane Drews. As well as his sister: Gladys (Gordon) Bruhn; three sister-in laws: Audrey Drews, Janet (Ted) Daelke, Betty Techlin and a brother-in-law Fred Techlin as well as many nieces and nephews other relatives, neighbors and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan; his parents; a sister: Delores (Lyle) Kubitz; two brothers: Merlin (Dawn) Drews; Marvin Drews; a sister-in-law: Patricia Techlin, and a brother-in-law Carl Techlin.

    The Christian Funeral for Ivan will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 930 E Florida Ave, Appleton, WI. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel on Monday from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, and again Tuesday at the church from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Freedom's Community Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.

    Dad-You gave me the best gifts that any child could have wished for: you taught me, you believed in me and most importantly, you truly loved me. You and mom made me everything that I am and I will carry you in my heart until we meet again. I love you.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Seymour High School in 1948.

Elmer R Drews

M, b. August 30, 1898, d. February 10, 1987

Family: Ida M Buman (b. February 14, 1904, d. December 31, 1985)

Biography

  • Birth: Elmer R Drews was born on August 30, 1898.
  • Marriage: He and Ida M Buman were married on April 6, 1929 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Elmer R Drews died on February 10, 1987, at age 88, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Ida M Buman

F, b. February 14, 1904, d. December 31, 1985

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Family: Elmer R Drews (b. August 30, 1898, d. February 10, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Ida M Buman was born on February 14, 1904 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Elmer R Drews were married on April 6, 1929 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Ida M Buman died on December 31, 1985, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Community Lutheran Cemetery, Freedom, Wisconsin.

Betty Ann Bast

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Family: Carl Edward Techlin (b. February 7, 1943, d. December 6, 2012)

Cindy J Techlin

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Hannah Thiesfeldt

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Rachael Thiesfeldt

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Lydia Thiesfeldt

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Joshua Thiesfeldt

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Bradley Techlin

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Carley Techlin

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Emily Techlin

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Jessica Techlin

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Alyssa Techlin

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Alton L Techlin

M, b. September 17, 1935, d. December 18, 2015

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Family: Eleanor Germaine Skrobel (b. March 27, 1936, d. November 14, 2007)

Biography

  • Birth: Alton L Techlin was born on September 17, 1935 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Eleanor Germaine Skrobel were married on September 14, 1957.
  • Death: Alton L Techlin died on December 18, 2015, at age 80.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Alton L Techlin, 80 of Benson AZ, formerly of Freedom died Friday December 18, 2015. He was born in Freedom, September 17, 1935, son of the late Lester and Margaret (Cowles) Techlin. Alton married Eleanor Skrobel on September 14, 1957. She preceded him in death on November 14, 2007.

    Alton served his country in the US Marine Corps, during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, VFW Post #7692, and the Freedom Knights of Columbus. Alton worked for Banta Publishing for 42 years. He also drove a school bus for Swinkles Inc. Alton loved to play cards, both cribbage and sheepshead were his favorite. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, and when he was able, golf. Alton enjoyed traveling, taking his family on many vacations.

    Alton is survived by his three children: son Alton Jr, Kaukauna; and two daughters, Christine (Mike) Condardo, Yakima, WA, and Barbara (Cecil) Jones, North Las Vegas, NV; four grandchildren, Alyx, Austin, and Alisha Techlin, and Tiffany Jones; two great grandchildren, James and Arianna Lysne; four sisters, Beverly (Elmer) Gieger, Appleton, Doris Schmidt, Neenah, Cathy (Dennis) Doberstein, New London, and Joy (Raymond) Jochman, Appleton. Alton is further preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel and Charlotte; and a brother in-law, Robert Schmidt.

    Mass of Christian burial for Alton will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday December 29, 2015 at ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, W2037 Cty Rd S, Freedom, with Fr Walter Stumpf officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday beginning at 9:00 until 10:30 AM. Full military honors provided by the Freedom VFW Post #7692 will follow. Entombment will be at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Eleanor Germaine Skrobel

F, b. March 27, 1936, d. November 14, 2007

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Family: Alton L Techlin (b. September 17, 1935, d. December 18, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Eleanor Germaine Skrobel was born on March 27, 1936 in Oconto Falls, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Alton L Techlin were married on September 14, 1957.
  • Death: Eleanor Germaine Skrobel died on November 14, 2007, at age 71, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: November 16, 2007

    Techlin, Eleanor G. Eleanor G. Techlin, age, 71, passed away Wednesday November 14, 2007, at Appleton Medical Center. She was born on March 27, 1936, in Oconto Falls to Alex and Uiva (LaPonce) Skrobel. Eleanor married Alton Techlin on September 14, 1957. She enjoyed crocheting, plastic canvas needle point, camping, fishing, cards and especially her family. She was a member of St Nicholas Catholic church in Freedom.

    Eleanor is survived by her husband Al, two daughters: Christine (Michael) Condardo, Yakima WA; Barbara (Cecil) Jones, Las Vegas, NV; a son, Alton (Tammy) Techlin, Freedom; grandchildren: Tiffany (Jason) Jones-Lysne, Alyx, Austin and Alisha Techlin; great-grandson, James Lysne; brother, Alex Skrobel; sisters: Mary (Robert) Sprister, Bernadine (David) Everts, Beverly Luchterhand, Crystal (Charles) DeHut, Laurel Aull, brother-in-law Arnold Lamers, and many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded by her parents, and a sister Theresa Lamers.

    The Mass of Resurrection will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2007, at St Nicholas Catholic Church in Freedom with Father David Hoffman officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until time of services. Entombment will be at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution may be made to the Eleanor G. Techlin fund.

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Beverly Techlin

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Elmer Geiger

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Ethel Alam Techlin

F, b. January 18, 1939, d. April 23, 1995

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  • Birth: Ethel Alam Techlin was born on January 18, 1939.
  • Death: She died on April 23, 1995, at age 56.

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Family: Ethel Alam Techlin (b. January 18, 1939, d. April 23, 1995)