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Blanche Veronica (Sister Mary Bede) Baeten

F, b. February 7, 1912, d. February 7, 2009

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Blanche Veronica (Sister Mary Bede) Baeten was born on February 7, 1912.
  • Death: She died on February 7, 2009, at age 97, in St Louis, St Louis Co, Missouri.
  • Occupation: She was a Carondelet Sister.
  • Note: February 12, 2009

    Baeten, CSJ, Sister Mary Bede
    Sister Mary Bede Baeten, CSJ, 97, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, in St. Louis, Mo.
    She was born Feb. 7, 1912, the daughter of Peter and Gertrude (Ambrosius) Baeten, the youngest of 11 children.
    Sister Mary Bede entered the Order of St. Joseph of Carondelet after High School, and taught in the primary grades for 48 years.
    She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and will be sadly missed. The Celebration of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. this morning, Feb. 12, 2009, in St. Louis, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis. Memorials may be sent to The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO. 63111-2899.

John A Bowers

M, b. June 13, 1914, d. December 21, 2006

Parents

  • Father: John Bowers (b. September 24, 1882, d. February 6, 1973)
  • Mother: Lila Brewster (b. October 18, 1886, d. April 23, 1968)

Family: Mercedes Hassmann (b. May 9, 1917, d. March 25, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: John A Bowers was born on June 13, 1914 in Ripon, Fond du lac Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mercedes Hassmann were married on August 31, 1940.
  • Death: John A Bowers died on December 21, 2006, at age 92, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: December 23, 2006

    Bowers, John A. "Jack" John A. Bowers, "Jack," age 92, of Appleton, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born June 13, 1914, in Ripon, Wisconsin, the son of the late John and Lila (Brewster) Bowers. On August 31, 1940, Jack was united in marriage to Mercedes "Mercie" Hassmann, sharing 66 years together. Jack was employed by Zwicker Knitting Mills for 42 years until his retirement. He was a veteran of WWII, serving with the U.S. Navy on PT Boats in the Pacific. Jack was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of Appleton VFW Post #2778.

    He will be deeply missed by his wife, Mercie; three children: Susan (Patrick) Doherty, Sherwood; John (Kim) Bowers, North Carolina; Mary Jo (Robert) Steckelberg, Menominee Falls, WI; a brother Robert Bowers, California; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

    In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a daughter Sally Schaefer and three brothers: Al, Howard and Glen Bowers.

    A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday (today) at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, with Fr. Larry Abler officiating. Friends may call directly at the church from 9:30 a.m. Saturday (today) until the time of the service. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for St. Joseph Food Pantry.

    Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer

    606 N. Oneida St. Appleton,WI

    920-733-7383.

Mercedes Hassmann

F, b. May 9, 1917, d. March 25, 2008

Parents

Family: John A Bowers (b. June 13, 1914, d. December 21, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Mercedes Hassmann was born on May 9, 1917 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and John A Bowers were married on August 31, 1940.
  • Death: Mercedes Hassmann died on March 25, 2008, at age 90, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: March 28, 2008

    Bowers, Mercedes "Mercie"
    Mercedes "Mercie" Bowers, Kaukauna, age 90, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at St. Paul Villa in Kaukauna after a lengthy illness. Mercie was born May 9, 1917, in Appleton to the late Joseph and Emma (Klarner) Hassmann. She graduated from Appleton High School with the class of 1935. On August 31, 1940, Mercie was united in marriage to John A. "Jack" Bowers sharing 66 years together until his death in December of 2006.
    Mercie was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton, was a member of the Christian Mothers and volunteered many years for the St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary.
    She is survived by two daughters: Susan (Patrick) Doherty, Hilbert; Mary Jo (Robert) Steckelberg, Menomonee Falls; her son, John (Kim) Bowers, North Carolina; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jack, daughter Sally Schaefer, brother Joseph Hassmann and her sister Sister M. Philothea SSND.
    A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 31 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 404 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, with Father Larry Abler officiating. Friends may call directly at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Internment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
    Heartfelt thanks to Mercie's family of care-givers from Affinity Hospice and St. Paul Villa and Home for their loving care and concern for her and the family.
    Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer
    606 N. Oneida St., Appleton
    733-7383 www.btlfuneral.com.
  • Graduation: She graduated from West High School, Appleton, in 1935.

Susan Bowers

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Parents

Patrick Doherty

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Family: Susan Bowers

John Bowers

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Parents

Family: Kim Unknown

Kim Unknown

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Family: John Bowers

Mary Jo Bowers

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Parents

Robert Steckelberg

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Robert Bowers

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Parents

  • Father: John Bowers (b. September 24, 1882, d. February 6, 1973)
  • Mother: Lila Brewster (b. October 18, 1886, d. April 23, 1968)

Sally Bowers

F, b. November 24, 1949, d. September 14, 1972

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Sally Bowers was born on November 24, 1949 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She was married in 1970.
  • Death: She died on September 14, 1972, at age 22, in San Jose, Santa Clara Co, California.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Joseph (Sally Ann) Schaefer
    2134 Limewood Dr., San Jose, California

    Age 22, passed away Thursday. She was born Nov. 24, 1949 in Appleton and attended St. Joseph's Academy, Xavier High School and St. Norbert College. Survivors include her husband; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Bowers, Jr., Appleton; one daughter, Katie Lorraine, at home; one brother, John A. III, Stevens Point University; two sisters, Mrs. Patrick (Susan) Doherty, Green Bay; Mary Jo, Appleton; and her grandfather, Mr. John E. Bowers Sr. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kaukauna, with Father William Kuhr officiating. Friends may call at the Greenwood Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Monday with wake service at 8 p.m. Monday.

Alan W Bowers

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Parents

  • Father: John Bowers (b. September 24, 1882, d. February 6, 1973)
  • Mother: Lila Brewster (b. October 18, 1886, d. April 23, 1968)

Glen Louis Bowers

M, b. July 2, 1920, d. January 19, 1961

Parents

  • Father: John Bowers (b. September 24, 1882, d. February 6, 1973)
  • Mother: Lila Brewster (b. October 18, 1886, d. April 23, 1968)

Family: Ann M Gallagher (b. April 3, 1916, d. May 18, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Glen Louis Bowers was born on July 2, 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 19, 1961, at age 40.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Hendrik Kanters

M, b. January 10, 1807, d. May 25, 1867

Parents

Family 1: Elisabeth Verstappen (b. June 9, 1805, d. January 31, 1847)

Family 2: Antonetta VandenHeuvel (b. July 27, 1828)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendrik Kanters was born on January 10, 1807 in Helmond, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Elisabeth Verstappen were married on February 11, 1836 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Hendrik Kanters and Antonetta VandenHeuvel were married on January 31, 1857 in Bakel en Milheeze, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Hendrik Kanters died on May 25, 1867, at age 60, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Elisabeth Verstappen

F, b. June 9, 1805, d. January 31, 1847

Parents

Family: Hendrik Kanters (b. January 10, 1807, d. May 25, 1867)

Biography

  • Birth: Elisabeth Verstappen was born on June 9, 1805 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hendrik Kanters were married on February 11, 1836 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Elisabeth Verstappen died on January 31, 1847, at age 41, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Jan Hendrik Verstappen

M, b. circa 1770

Parents

Family 1: Johanna Jan VanDijk (b. circa 1770, d. before 1807)

Family 2: Hendrian Jan VandeKerkhof (b. circa 1770)

Biography

  • Birth: Jan Hendrik Verstappen was born circa 1770 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Johanna Jan VanDijk were married on April 21, 1804 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Jan Hendrik Verstappen and Hendrian Jan VandeKerkhof were married on January 27, 1806 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johanna Jan VanDijk

F, b. circa 1770, d. before 1807

Parents

Family: Jan Hendrik Verstappen (b. circa 1770)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Jan VanDijk was born circa 1770.
  • Marriage: She and Jan Hendrik Verstappen were married on April 21, 1804 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johanna Jan VanDijk died before 1807 in Aarle-Rixtel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Peter Francisci Kanters

M, b. August 14, 1769

Parents

Family: Catharina VanHout (b. circa 1765)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Francisci Kanters was born on August 14, 1769.

Catharina VanHout

F, b. circa 1765

Family: Peter Francisci Kanters (b. August 14, 1769)

Biography

  • Birth: Catharina VanHout was born circa 1765.

Johannes Kanters

M, b. April 27, 1837, d. June 11, 1837

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Johannes Kanters was born on April 27, 1837 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on June 11, 1837, at age 0, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Peter Kanters

M, b. February 12, 1839, d. September 2, 1905

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Kanters was born on February 12, 1839 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on September 2, 1905, at age 66, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johanna Kanters

F, b. August 30, 1840, d. March 6, 1900

Parents

Family: Andries VanDooren (b. circa 1840)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Kanters was born on August 30, 1840 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Andries VanDooren were married on January 27, 1874 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johanna Kanters died on March 6, 1900, at age 59, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Jacqueline Maria Viola

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Family: Bruce Bay

Katie Dernbach

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Anthony Ostrowski

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