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Leland T (Bud) Jansen

M, b. December 2, 1918, d. April 13, 1992

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Leland T (Bud) Jansen was born on December 2, 1918 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 13, 1992, at age 73.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

David Wunrow

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Parents

Jayne Lynn Kruck

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Sherman William Erdmann

M, b. September 17, 1926, d. April 14, 1992

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Sherman William Erdmann was born on September 17, 1926 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 14, 1992, at age 65, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Edna Erdmann

F, b. March 15, 1912, d. September 14, 2009

Parents

Family: Charles H Howard (b. December 7, 1910, d. July 9, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: Edna Erdmann was born on March 15, 1912 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Charles H Howard were married on March 30, 1937 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Edna Erdmann died on September 14, 2009, at age 97.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: September 16, 2009


    Howard, Edna M.


    Edna Howard, age 97, of Kimberly, passed away at the home of her daughter, Karen Howard, on Monday, September 14, 2009. She was born in the Town of Lawrence on March 15, 1912, the 7th child of 17 children to the late Gustav and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann. On March 30, 1937, she married Charles Howard at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wrightstown. Edna worked at Fox River Knitting Mill for many years and then helped with their farm produce stand. She enjoyed embroidering, taking care of her flowers, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Edna is survived by her three children: Rosemarie (Pierce) Giffey, Appleton; Wayne (Barbara) Howard, Hortonville; Karen Howard, Kimberly; five grandchildren: Tim Giffey, Michelle Giffey, Christopher (Ginger) Howard, Carla Beeson and Chad Howard; four great-grandchildren: Cameron and Brennen Howard, Madesyn Arena, and Braden Beeson; a sister, Mildred Schmidt, Wrightstown; three brothers: Clarence and Robert Erdmann, both of DePere, and Emmet (Jean) Erdmann, Appleton; four sisters-in-law: Wilma and Mildred Erdmann, both of DePere; Viola Howard, Neenah; Carol Howard, Watertown, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, four sisters: Esther Maass, Ella Gast, Anne Brasch, Marie Erdmann; eight brothers: Elmer, Henry, Melvin, Norbert, Edward, Lawrence, Howard and Sherman; five sisters-in-law: Esther Erdmann, Beverly Erdmann Zipperer, Florence Penney, Mary and Dorothy Howard; and six brothers-in-law: William Maass, Arnold, Gast, Arthur Brasch, Fred, William and Floyd Howard.

    Edna's family extends much gratitude to Dr. Michael Werner and the staff at Kaukauna Clinic and Mary, Claudia, Ida, Tricia and Sue of ThedaCare at Home Hospice who treated her with such gentleness and dignity.

    A Funeral Service for Edna will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2009, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 601 S. Washington Street, Combined Locks, with the Rev. Bill Schroeder and the Rev. Tim Krick officiating. Friends may call at the church on Thursday, from 3 p.m. until the time of service. A memorial fund for Edna has been established.

    Jansen Fargo

    Funeral Home

    204 E. Kimberly Avenue

    Kimberly 920-788-6202

    online condolences

    www.wichmannfargo.com.

Mildred V Erdmann

F, b. February 1, 1918, d. January 20, 2011

Parents

Family: Melvin Arnold Schmidt (b. May 14, 1919, d. November 20, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Mildred V Erdmann was born on February 1, 1918 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Melvin Arnold Schmidt were married on April 27, 1946 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mildred V Erdmann died on January 20, 2011, at age 92.
  • Note: Mildred V. Schmidt, 92, resident of Wayside Parkview Estates, formerly of Wrightstown, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 20, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in the Town of Lawrence, on Feb. 1, 1918, to the late Gustav and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann.

    On April 27, 1946, she married Melvin A. Schmidt in Wrightstown. Mildred and Melvin owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Rockland, until their retirement in 1979. They then built their retirement home on Washington Street in Wrightstown.
    Mildred was a lifelong member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Wrightstown. She was very active in the church's day-to-day activities. She greatly enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and baking. Mildred loved playing cribbage and bingo.
    Surviving are three sons, Roger (Cathy) Erdmann, Kaukauna Wis.; Ronald (Norma) Schmidt, New Ulm, Minn.; and Warren (Connie) Schmidt, West Bend Wis.; 11 grandchildren, Sherri (Tim), Bonnie (Ray), Christine (David), Paul (J.J. Boggs), Trisha (Nathan), Jon (Jenny), Michelle (Brian), Sarah (Jason), David, Carlene (Ryan) and Mathew (Sarah); 13 great-grandchildren, Aaron, Ashley, Katie, Ben, Danielle and Hayden; Arlo and Nora; and Abbey, Sean, Lauren, Charlie and Jackson; three brothers, Clarence, Emmet (Jean) and Robert Erdmann; and two sisters-in-law, Wilma Erdmann and Mildred Erdmann.
    Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin; five sisters, Esther Maass, Ella Gast, Anne Brasch, Marie Erdmann and Edna Howard; eight brothers, Elmer, Henry, Melvin, Norbert, Edward, Lawrence, Howard and Sherman Erdmann; two sisters-in-law, Esther Erdmann and Beverly Erdmann Zipperer; and four brothers-in-law, William Maass, Arnold Gast, Arthur Brasch and Charles Howard.
    Family and friends may call at DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main Street, Wrightstown, on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, from 4 to 7 p.m. concluding with a prayer service. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 437 Turner Street, Wrightstown. The funeral service will be conducted at the church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Matthew T. Vik officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Cotter Funeral Homes is serving the Schmidt family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotter
    funeralhome.com.
    Mildred's family would like to express their special thanks to her "family" at Wayside Parkview Estates and also to Pastor Vik for his support to Mildred and her family.

Melvin Arnold Schmidt

M, b. May 14, 1919, d. November 20, 2000

Family: Mildred V Erdmann (b. February 1, 1918, d. January 20, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Melvin Arnold Schmidt was born on May 14, 1919 in Town of Rockland, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mildred V Erdmann were married on April 27, 1946 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Melvin Arnold Schmidt died on November 20, 2000, at age 81, in Marinette, Marinette Co, Wisconsin.

Marie Erdmann

F, b. November 8, 1919, d. May 7, 2008

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Marie Erdmann was born on November 8, 1919 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 7, 2008, at age 88, in Ashwaubenon, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 11, 2008

    Erdmann, Marie
    Marie Erdmann, 88, Apple Creek Road, De Pere, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Woodside Lutheran Home, Ashwau-benon. She was born in the Town of Lawrence, on Nov. 8, 1919, a daughter of the late Gustuve and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann. She was employed at Zwicker knitting mill for many years, retiring in the early 1970s. She was a lifelong, faithful member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wrightstown. She loved to knit, crochet and embroider and took great pride in her flower garden.
    Marie is survived by two sisters, Edna Howard, Kimberly; and Mildred Schmidt, Wrightstown; three brothers, Clarence and Robert Erdmann, both of De Pere; and Emmet (Jean) Erdmann, Appleton; two sisters-in-law, Wilma and Mildred Erdmann, both of De Pere; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by three sisters, Esther, Ella and Anne; and six brothers, Henry, Melvin, Norbert, Lawrence, Edward and Sherman.
    Family and friends may call at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wrightstown, on Monday, May 12, 2008, from 9 to 11 a.m. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ronald Zindler officiating. Interment will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.
    De Wane-Cotter Funeral Home, Wrightstown, 920-532-4366, is serving the Erdmann family. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

Norbert Erdmann

M, b. June 5, 1916, d. March 13, 1996

Parents

Family: Wilma Warnke (b. June 11, 1916, d. November 9, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Norbert Erdmann was born on June 5, 1916.
  • Marriage: He and Wilma Warnke were married on October 25, 1949 in Fremont, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Norbert Erdmann died on March 13, 1996, at age 79.

Wilma Warnke

F, b. June 11, 1916, d. November 9, 2014

Family: Norbert Erdmann (b. June 5, 1916, d. March 13, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilma Warnke was born on June 11, 1916 in Fremont, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Norbert Erdmann were married on October 25, 1949 in Fremont, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Wilma Warnke died on November 9, 2014, at age 98.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Norbert (Wilma) Erdmann, 98, of De Pere, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday November 9, 2014. The daughter of the late William and Wilhelmina (Krueger) Warnke was born on June 11, 1916 in the town of Fremont. On October 25, 1949 she married Norbert Erdmann at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fremont, WI.

    Wilma loved to volunteer, whether at church or out in the community. She was also one of the original Woodside Lutheran Home volunteers. She was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church, De Pere, and an avid Packer fan.

    Wilma is survived by her children, Tom (Debra) Erdmann, Jack Erdmann; four grandchildren, Mary Anne (Mike) Klaver, Tommy, Billy, Brittany (Fiancé Chad VanderKelen); She is further survived by Great Granddaughter Kamryn, and many nieces, nephews, her brother in law Emmet Erdmann, and sisters in law; Mildred Erdmann, and Elva Warnke, other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norbert; as well as five brothers, Walter, William, Werner, Wendell, and Wesley.

    Friends and family are encouraged to gather at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1700 Lost Dauphin Rd, De Pere, WI, on Wednesday November 12, 2014 with visitation after 9am, until time of service at 11am when a funeral service will be held with Pastor Frank H. Maxwell officiating, Entombment at Highland Memorial Park in Appleton. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Erdmann family.

Melvin Erdmann

M, b. July 22, 1921, d. May 16, 2004

Parents

Family: Mildred D Verhagen (b. February 21, 1921, d. January 14, 2016)

Biography

  • Birth: Melvin Erdmann was born on July 22, 1921 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mildred D Verhagen were married on July 22, 1947 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Melvin Erdmann died on May 16, 2004, at age 82, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Erdmann, Melvin "Mel"

    Melvin "Mel" Erdmann, 82, De Pere, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at an area hospital. Mel was born July 22, 1921, in the Town of Lawrence, the son of the late Gustav and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann. He married the former Mildred Verhagen on July 22, 1947, at the Congregational Church in De Pere. Mel was a jack-of-all-trades who enjoyed carpentry, woodworking, making candy, and tinkering with things. He spent a lot of time gardening, and traveling. Mel and Mildred have traveled to all 50 states as well as several other countries. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mel proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Prior to his honorable discharge on Dec. 26, 1945, he received the America Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon.

    Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Connie (Nick) Van Gheem, Town of Lawrence; Judy (Patrick) Wall, Green Bay; Carol (Mike) Pamperin, Howard; and Patti (Pete) Francken, Allouez; nine grandchildren, Amy (Ron) Jepson, Matt, Sean (Lori), Janel (fiance, Brian), David (fiancee, Kari), Laura (special friend, Dave), Landon, Jeremy, and Kyle; three great-grandchildren, Isabella, Madison, and Casey Sue; three sisters, Edna Howard, Kimberly; Mildred Schmidt, Wrightstown; and Marie Erdmann, Lawrence; three brothers, Clarence and Robert both of Lawrence; and Emmet (Jean), Appleton; one sister-in-law Beatrice Verhagen, Allouez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Mel was preceded in death by his parents; mother and father-in-law, William and Bernice Verhagen; seven brothers Henry, Lawrence, Edward, Norbert, Sherman, and two infant brothers; three sisters, Esther, Ella, and Anna; and one brother-in-law Robert Verhagen.

    Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 N. 10th St., De Pere, Wednesday May 19, 2004, from 4 to 8 p.m. An American Legion service will be held at 7 p.m. followed by a 7:30 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue Thursday May 20, 2004, at St. John Lutheran Church, 1700 Lost Dauphin Road, De Pere, from 10 a.m. until time of service. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church with Reverend Steven Apfel officiating. Entombment will follow in the Nicolet Memorial Gardens Cemetery. To extend online condolences go to www.ryan funeral.com.

    The Erdmann family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Fuchs and staff at Bellin Hospital, Unity Hospice, and Pastor Dennis Schatt for their kind compassionate care.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for St. John Lutheran Church.

Mildred D Verhagen

F, b. February 21, 1921, d. January 14, 2016

Parents

Family: Melvin Erdmann (b. July 22, 1921, d. May 16, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: Mildred D Verhagen was born on February 21, 1921.
  • Marriage: She and Melvin Erdmann were married on July 22, 1947 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mildred D Verhagen died on January 14, 2016, at age 94.
  • Burial: She was buried in Nicolet Memorial Gardens, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Erdmann, Mildred "Millie"

    Mildred D. Erdmann, 94, longtime resident of the city of De Pere, died peacefully, January 14, 2016.

    She was born February 21, 1921 to Bernice and William Verhagen. On July 22, 1947, Mildred married Melvin Erdmann at Congregational Church in De Pere.

    Mildred was a teacher for many years in the area. She was a very active member of The Brown County Teachers Association, The Eastern Star and The VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

    She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, playing cards and playing bingo. She enjoyed many car trips with Melvin visiting all 50 states. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Mildred is survived by three daughters - Connie (Nick) VanGheem, Judy (Pat) Wall, and Patti (Pete) Francken. She is also survived by brother-in-law, Emmett Erdmann, son-in-law, Mike Pamperin, her grandchildren - Amy (Ron) Jepson, Matt Van Gheem, Sean Wall, Janel (Brian) Webster, David (Kari) Wall, Laura Pamperin (David Johnson), Landon Pamperin, Jeremy (Liz) Francken, Kyle Francken and her great grandchildren, Casey and Joe Jepson, Isabella and Madison Wall, Gavin and Carson Webster, Cooper and Finley Wall and AnnaMaria Francken, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

    Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin, her daughter, Carol Pamperin, her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Bernice, and her parents, Bernice and William Verhagen, as well as many other family members.

    Family and friends may call at St. John Lutheran Church at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at 11:30 a.m.

    Entombment will be at Nicolet Memorial Gardens Cemetery. To extend online condolences, go to www.ryanfuneral.com.

    Mildred's family would like to extend a special thank you to Autumn's Promise for the special care given to Millie over the last two years. They would also like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Heartland Hospice.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Mildred's name to Heartland Hospice or St. John's Lutheran Church, De Pere.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Emmet H Erdmann

M, b. June 15, 1928, d. May 16, 2016

Parents

Family: Jean M Sieth (b. April 8, 1932, d. December 1, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Emmet H Erdmann was born on June 15, 1928 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Jean M Sieth were married on May 8, 1954 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Emmet H Erdmann died on May 16, 2016, at age 87.
  • Note: Erdmann, Emmet H. 87, Appleton, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016, at Rennes Health Care Center surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Emmet was born in Wrightstown on June 15, 1928 to the late Gustave and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1950 and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War with the 169th Medical Company. On May 8, 1954, Emmet was united in marriage to Jean Sieth at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Appleton. The couple enjoyed 57 years together until her passing in Dec. 2011. He worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad Company as a track foreman retiring in 1990. Emmet was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #2778 of Appleton and member of the American Legion Post #38 of Appleton and Cooties Pup Tent 29 of Appleton. Emmet spent countless hours volunteering with all three groups and his many trips to King Veteran Home. He and his daughter went on the Old Glory Honor Flight in June of 2014 to Washington D.C.

    He was also a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church where he served as an usher and enjoyed gardening. Emmet was the last of 17 children of Gustave and Emma's to survive.

    He is survived by his daughter Lori Erdmann, Appleton; son Dwight (Ruth) Erdmann, New Orleans; 2 grandchildren: Amanda (special friend, Jeff) Erdmann and Erik (fiancé, Kayla) Erdmann; one great granddaughter, Abigaile and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Emmet was preceded in death by his parents; and 16 siblings.

    A Funeral Service for Emmet will take place at 11 am on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2330 E. Calumet St., with Rev. Roger McQuistion and Rev. Jennifer DeNetz officiating. Friends may visit on Thursday at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and directly at church on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A memorial fund has been established.

    Family would like to thank the staff of Rennes for their care of Dad.
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 17 to May 19, 2016.

Jean M Sieth

F, b. April 8, 1932, d. December 1, 2011

Family: Emmet H Erdmann (b. June 15, 1928, d. May 16, 2016)

Biography

  • Birth: Jean M Sieth was born on April 8, 1932 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Emmet H Erdmann were married on May 8, 1954 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Jean M Sieth died on December 1, 2011, at age 79, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Jean M. Erdmann (nee Sieth), 79, Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Appleton Medical Center surrounded by her loving family after a short illness. Jean was born in Appleton, on April 8, 1932, to the late Edgar and Mabel (Junge) Sieth, and has resided in Appleton her entire life. She graduated with the Class of 1950 at Appleton High School.

    On May 8, 1954, Jean was united in marriage to Emmet Erdmann at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Appleton. The couple has enjoyed 57 years together. She worked at AAL, the YMCA and retired from Kindercare in 1991. Jean was very active at the Appleton VFW where she was currently serving as President of the Women's Auxillary and Treasurer of the Cooties. She was also a member of the American Legion and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church where she belonged to the Quilters Club. Jean was a volunteer at King Veterans Home and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, embroidering and baking.

    She is survived by her husband, Emmet, Appleton; daughter, Lori Erdmann, Appleton; son, Dwight (Ruth) Erdmann, Hancock; two grandchildren, Amanda and Erik Erdmann; two brothers-in-law, Clarence and Robert Erdmann, Wrightstown; three sisters-in-law, Mary Sieth, New London; and Wilma and Mildred Erdmann, De Pere; her special extended family, Mike and Judy Borg and their children, Sean and Bonnie, Appleton. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Lois (Les) Rosera; two brothers, Kenneth and Harlan Sieth; and many of Emmet's brothers and sisters.

    A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2330 E. Calumet St., with the Rev. Gary Nokleberg officiating. Friends may visit on Monday at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer Funeral Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. and directly at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. There will be a joint VFW/American Legion service at 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral chapel. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park.

    A memorial fund has been established.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and entire staff at Appleton Medical Center for the compassionate care shown to Jean.

    Brettschneider-Trettin-

    Lederer

    606 N. Oneida St.

    Appleton

    733-7383

    www.btlfuneral.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from December 3 to December 4, 2011.

Clarence Gustav Erdmann

M, b. September 30, 1924, d. November 13, 2013

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Clarence Gustav Erdmann was born on September 30, 1924 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 13, 2013, at age 89, in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Clarence G. Erdmann, 89, Town of Lawrence, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his home. He was born September 30, 1924 on the family farm in the Town of Lawrence, son of the late Gustav and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann. Clarence served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a Millworker for Procter and Gamble for many years and enjoyed helping on the family farm.

    He was a lifetime member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Wrightstown and enjoyed scratch-off lottery tickets.

    Survivors include one brother, Emmet; two sisters-in-law, Wilma Erdmann and Mildred Erdmann; many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great nephews.

    Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; 6 sisters and 9 brothers: Esther, Anna, Ella, Edna, Marie, Mildred, Elmer, Henry, Edward, Lawrence, Howard, Norbert, Melvin, Sherman, and Robert.

    Family and friends may call Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Wrightstown, with the Rev. Matthew Vik officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens, Appleton. Cotter Funeral Home, Wrightstown, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

    The family extends a special thank you to Heartland Hospice, especially Lise, for all the care and kindness shown to Clarence and his family.

Robert W Erdmann

M, b. December 17, 1929, d. January 6, 2013

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Robert W Erdmann was born on December 17, 1929 in Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 6, 2013, at age 83.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert W. Erdmann, 83, Town of Lawrence, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at a local hospital.

    He was born December 17, 1929 on the family farm in the Town of Lawrence, son of the late Gustav and Emma (Kersten) Erdmann.

    Robert farmed all his life on the family farm. He was a lifelong member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Wrightstown. He enjoyed dartball, cribbage, poker, and playing the slots at the casino.

    Survivors include his two brothers, Clarence and Emmet; two sisters-in-law, Wilma Erdmann and Mildred Erdmann; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews, especially Tom and Deb Erdmann and William and Thomas Erdmann, who are fourth generation farmers on the Erdmann farm, carrying on the proud family legacy.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and 6 sisters and 8 brothers: Esther, Anna, Ella, Edna, Mildred, Marie, Elmer, Henry, Edward, Lawrence, Howard, Norbert, Melvin and Sherman.

    Family and friends may call Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Wrightstown, with the Rev. Matthew Vik officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Cotter Funeral Home, Wrightstown, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

Margaret J Casper

F, b. November 11, 1904, d. April 15, 1992

Parents

Family: Edward H (Tiny) Brill (b. June 28, 1906, d. November 2, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret J Casper was born on November 11, 1904.
  • Marriage: She and Edward H (Tiny) Brill were married on August 18, 1930.
  • Death: Margaret J Casper died on April 15, 1992, at age 87, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Edward H (Tiny) Brill

M, b. June 28, 1906, d. November 2, 1988

Parents

Family: Margaret J Casper (b. November 11, 1904, d. April 15, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Edward H (Tiny) Brill was born on June 28, 1906 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Margaret J Casper were married on August 18, 1930.
  • Death: Edward H (Tiny) Brill died on November 2, 1988, at age 82, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Clara Casper

F, b. February 20, 1902, d. June 1, 1959

Parents

Family: Henry Koleske (b. September 13, 1893, d. September 1974)

Biography

  • Birth: Clara Casper was born on February 20, 1902 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 1, 1959, at age 57.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Henry Koleske

M, b. September 13, 1893, d. September 1974

Family: Clara Casper (b. February 20, 1902, d. June 1, 1959)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Koleske was born on September 13, 1893.
  • Death: He died in September 1974, at age ~81.

Albert Straus

M, b. circa 1880

Family: Agnes Havilak (b. circa 1880)

Biography

  • Birth: Albert Straus was born circa 1880.

Agnes Havilak

F, b. circa 1880

Family: Albert Straus (b. circa 1880)

Biography

  • Birth: Agnes Havilak was born circa 1880.

Elmo (Bud) Vandenberg

M, b. circa 1920, d. October 31, 1968

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Elmo (Bud) Vandenberg was born circa 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on October 31, 1968.

Mary Clare Vandenberg

F, b. July 15, 1922, d. April 3, 1947

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Clare Vandenberg was born on July 15, 1922 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 3, 1947, at age 24.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.