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Florence A Wodjenski

F, b. March 15, 1909, d. April 22, 1991

Parents

Family: Arthur J DeBrue (b. January 16, 1906, d. November 1967)

Biography

  • Birth: Florence A Wodjenski was born on March 15, 1909 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 22, 1991, at age 82, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph DeBrue

M, b. December 4, 1874, d. August 29, 1945

Family: Agnes Flynn (b. March 1879)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph DeBrue was born on December 4, 1874 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Agnes Flynn were married on January 20, 1897 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joseph DeBrue died on August 29, 1945, at age 70.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Agnes Flynn

F, b. March 1879

Parents

Family 1: Joseph DeBrue (b. December 4, 1874, d. August 29, 1945)

Family 2: Herman Wichman (b. 1895)

Biography

  • Birth: Agnes Flynn was born in March 1879.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph DeBrue were married on January 20, 1897 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Agnes Flynn and Herman Wichman were married on September 11, 1922 in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan.

Genevieve DeBrue

F, b. circa 1900

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Genevieve DeBrue was born circa 1900.

Leona DeBrue

F, b. October 12, 1899

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Leona DeBrue was born on October 12, 1899 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Jerome DeBrue

M, b. January 9, 1903, d. February 1967

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Jerome DeBrue was born on January 9, 1903 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died in February 1967, at age 64, in Altoona, Eau Claire Co, Wisconsin.

Gertrude T Bergman

F, b. March 24, 1899, d. June 17, 1988

Parents

Family: John Ludwig (b. July 6, 1893, d. July 1, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrude T Bergman was born on March 24, 1899 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John Ludwig were married in November 1918.
  • Death: Gertrude T Bergman died on June 17, 1988, at age 89.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

George Oto Allwardt

M, b. 1884, d. 1939

Family: Wilhelmine Althen (b. 1885, d. 1974)

Biography

  • Birth: George Oto Allwardt was born in 1884.
  • Marriage: He and Wilhelmine Althen were married on May 12, 1906.
  • Death: George Oto Allwardt died in 1939, at age ~55.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Wilhelmine Althen

F, b. 1885, d. 1974

Family: George Oto Allwardt (b. 1884, d. 1939)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilhelmine Althen was born in 1885.
  • Marriage: She and George Oto Allwardt were married on May 12, 1906.
  • Death: Wilhelmine Althen died in 1974, at age ~89.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

James J Jansen

M, b. February 8, 1922, d. February 1, 1987

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: James J Jansen was born on February 8, 1922 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Florence R Gussert were married on November 29, 1941 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: James J Jansen died on February 1, 1987, at age 64, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Florence R Gussert

F, b. December 14, 1922, d. May 12, 2008

Parents

Family: James J Jansen (b. February 8, 1922, d. February 1, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Florence R Gussert was born on December 14, 1922 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and James J Jansen were married on November 29, 1941 in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Florence R Gussert died on May 12, 2008, at age 85, in King, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 14, 2008

    Jansen, Florence R.
    Florence R. Jansen, age 85, formerly of Kimberly, passed away Monday, May 12, 2008, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. Florence was born December 14, 1922, in Wrightstown, the daughter of Edward and Rosella (Baeten) Gussert. She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1940, and was united in marriage to James J. Jansen on November 29, 1941, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1987. The Jansen's were Kimberly residents for over 50 years, and parishioners of Holy Name Catholic Church (Holy Spirit). Florence was a member of Homemakers, Ladies of Holy Name and belonged to the Christian Women's Club. She was a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Kimberly and volunteered at the Valley Community Clothes Closet. For several years, Florence worked part-time in the bakery at Eiting's Grocery.
    On May 17, 1929, at the age of six, Florence and her school friends were crossing the bridge in Kaukauna when a barge approached. The bridge drew open and Florence fell 50 feet into the canal. A policeman, James McFadden, and a school teacher, Elmer Ott, saved her life due to their quick response and actions to rescue her.
    Survivors include her children: Mike (Cheryl) Jansen, Weyauwega; Pat (Dean) Walker, Kaukauna; Jim (Julie) Jansen, Oshkosh; Jeff (Pam) Jansen, Kaukauna; eleven grandchildren: Chris Jansen, Susan Switzer, Matthew Jansen, Bill Jansen, Robert Withrow, Brian Withrow, Samantha Jansen, Taryn Jansen, Dani Jansen, Gabrial Jansen, and Emilie Jansen; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Ethel Promer, Kaukauna; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a sister, Roseann Gertz.
    The funeral mass for Florence will be celebrated at 12 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2008, at HOLY SPIRIT PARISH, Kimberly Campus, 602 E. Kimberly Avenue, with Father David Beaudry as celebrant. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday until the time of mass at the church. Florence will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kaukauna.
    The family would like to express their special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Ainsworth Hall of Wisconsin Veteran's Home in King for their loving care and support given to Florence while she lived there.
    Jansen Fargo
    Funeral Home
    204 E. Kimberly Avenue
    Kimberly 920-788-6202
    www.wichmannfargo.com.
  • Graduation: She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1940.

Joseph Derfus

M, b. December 14, 1847, d. December 25, 1902

Family: Christine Theio (b. February 14, 1857, d. May 8, 1936)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Derfus was born on December 14, 1847.
  • Death: He died on December 25, 1902, at age 55.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Christine Theio

F, b. February 14, 1857, d. May 8, 1936

Family: Joseph Derfus (b. December 14, 1847, d. December 25, 1902)

Biography

  • Birth: Christine Theio was born on February 14, 1857.
  • Death: She died on May 8, 1936, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Maria Derfus

F, b. April 23, 1878, d. December 21, 1952

Parents

Family: Anton Peter Schilling (b. February 26, 1878, d. November 12, 1961)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Derfus was born on April 23, 1878 in Sherwood, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Anton Peter Schilling were married in 1906.
  • Death: Maria Derfus died on December 21, 1952, at age 74, in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Sherwood, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Theresa Derfus

F, b. March 1880

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Theresa Derfus was born in March 1880.

Louis Derfus

M, b. September 1888

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Louis Derfus was born in September 1888.

Christina Derfus

F, b. November 1895

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Christina Derfus was born in November 1895.

Lorraine A Eppinger

F, b. November 1, 1918, d. May 5, 1998

Parents

Family: Jerome J Ludwig (b. August 5, 1914, d. September 8, 1983)

Biography

  • Birth: Lorraine A Eppinger was born on November 1, 1918.
  • Marriage: She and Jerome J Ludwig were married on November 4, 1939 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lorraine A Eppinger died on May 5, 1998, at age 79.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Richard Ludwig

M, b. June 24, 1959, d. May 17, 2004

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Richard Ludwig was born on June 24, 1959.
  • Death: He died on May 17, 2004, at age 44.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Lillian Chopin

F, b. December 31, 1908, d. August 6, 1994

Parents

Family: Gilbert George Starke (b. December 1, 1908, d. April 8, 1981)

Biography

  • Birth: Lillian Chopin was born on December 31, 1908 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 6, 1994, at age 85.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Esther A Hartzheim

F, b. October 14, 1918, d. December 5, 1982

Parents

Family: Jacob Wollersheim (b. September 21, 1908, d. August 22, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Esther A Hartzheim was born on October 14, 1918 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Jacob Wollersheim were married on September 6, 1937.
  • Death: Esther A Hartzheim died on December 5, 1982, at age 64.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Jacob Wollersheim
    (Esther Hartzheim)
    1501 Crooks Avenue, Kaukauna
    Age 64, died unexpectedly Sunday at her home. She was born October 1918, in Menasha and had been a Kaukauna resident for the past 45 years. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic church, Kaukauna. Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. Thomas (Carol) Blajeski, Kaukauna; Mrs. Cletus (Elaine) Baumgart, Little Chute; a stepson and daughter-in-law; Daniel and Gloria Wollersheim, Neenah; two brothers: Henry, Black Creek; Raymond, Menasha, four sisters: Mrs. Clara Fisher, Melbourne, Florida; Mrs. George (Rita) burr, Downers Grove, illinois; Mrs. Wallace (Edna) Luebke, Manitowoc; Mrs. Clarence (Viola) Lemmers, Black Creek; five grandchildren; Dale, Julie and Keith Blajeski; Fawn and Sean Baumgart; and five step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob and a brother, Elmer. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednwedsy at St. Aloysius Catholic church, with the Rev. Don Fuller officiating. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Greenwood Funeral Home after 5 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until the cortege leaves for the church. There will be a prayer service Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Jacob Wollersheim

M, b. September 21, 1908, d. August 22, 1982

Parents

Family 1: Florence Matilda VanLinn (b. August 4, 1912, d. September 27, 1970)

Family 2: Esther A Hartzheim (b. October 14, 1918, d. December 5, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Jacob Wollersheim was born on September 21, 1908 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Esther A Hartzheim were married on September 6, 1937.
  • Death: Jacob Wollersheim died on August 22, 1982, at age 73.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Clara Frances Hartzheim

F, b. November 28, 1910, d. June 30, 1997

Parents

Family: Oscar Fischer (b. January 7, 1903, d. February 18, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Clara Frances Hartzheim was born on November 28, 1910 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Oscar Fischer were married on February 10, 1934.
  • Death: Clara Frances Hartzheim died on June 30, 1997, at age 86, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Oscar Fischer

M, b. January 7, 1903, d. February 18, 1992

Parents

Family: Clara Frances Hartzheim (b. November 28, 1910, d. June 30, 1997)

Biography

  • Birth: Oscar Fischer was born on January 7, 1903 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Clara Frances Hartzheim were married on February 10, 1934.
  • Death: Oscar Fischer died on February 18, 1992, at age 89.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Frank P Wollersheim

M, b. April 12, 1886, d. July 28, 1962

Family: Mary Weber (b. April 6, 1885, d. January 4, 1925)

Biography

  • Birth: Frank P Wollersheim was born on April 12, 1886.
  • Death: He died on July 28, 1962, at age 76.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.