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Christian Aerts

M, b. January 2, 1810, d. December 11, 1858

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Family: Petronella Kraan (b. December 31, 1819)

Biography

  • Birth: Christian Aerts was born on January 2, 1810 in Venraij, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella Kraan were married on November 12, 1839 in Grubbenvorst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Christian Aerts died on December 11, 1858, at age 48, in Grubbenvorst, Limburg, Netherlands.

Petronella Kraan

F, b. December 31, 1819

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Family 1: Christian Aerts (b. January 2, 1810, d. December 11, 1858)

Family 2: Henricus Peskens (b. March 18, 1836)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella Kraan was born on December 31, 1819 in Lottum, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Christian Aerts were married on November 12, 1839 in Grubbenvorst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Petronella Kraan and Henricus Peskens were married on June 10, 1863 in Grubbenvorst, Limburg, Netherlands.

Robert Aerts

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Michael Aerts

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Linda Marie Brooks

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Howard B Brooks

M, b. August 18, 1930, d. October 13, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: Howard B Brooks was born on August 18, 1930.
  • Divorce: He and Shirley M Griesbach were divorced.
  • Death: Howard B Brooks died on October 13, 2017, at age 87.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Askeaton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Howard B. Brooks, 87, Town of Holland, passed away peacefully October 13, 2017. He was born August 18, 1930 to the late William and Helen (Miller) Brooks. Howard lived in West De Pere where they had a family gas station until the age of twelve. The family moved to the town of Holland and started farming. He graduated Kaukauna Class of 49. Howard spent the rest of his life doing what he loved, farming. He proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict in the Army as a cook. He married Shirley Griesbach. Howard enjoyed traveling, bowling, eating at 'the corner', and watching the Packers. Howard liked to meet people where ever he went with his "big" smile, his warm "Hi" and friendly personality.

    He is survived by his children; Steven Brooks, Dennis Brooks, Linda (Rollie) Robertson, and Laurie (Duane) Vander Heiden. He is further survived by his grandchildren; Jennifer, Michael, Kevin, and Brian Vander Heiden, and his sister Delores Wojtczak, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

    Howard was preceded in death by his ex-wife Shirley, and his siblings; Robert (Luella) Brooks, Norbert (Ruth) Brooks, Jerome (Marilyn) Brooks, Gerald "Pete" Brooks, and brother-in-law Leo Wojtczak.

    Friends may call after 2:00PM Monday, October 16, 2017 at St. Clare Catholic Church - Askeaton Site, until the Mass of Christian Burial at 4:30PM with Fr. Carl Meulemans and Deacon Ken Kabat officiating. Full military rites will follow Mass. Burial will take place Tuesday morning in St. Patrick Cemetery, Askeaton. The family wishes to thank Heartland Hospice, Kindred Hearts Kaukauna, and St Paul's Rehab for their loving care. RYAN FUNERAL HOME, De Pere is assisting the family. Please go to www.ryan fh.com to send online condolences to the family.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1949.

Shirley M Griesbach

F, b. June 20, 1934, d. February 17, 2015

Parents

Family: Howard B Brooks (b. August 18, 1930, d. October 13, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Shirley M Griesbach was born on June 20, 1934 in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Divorce: She and Howard B Brooks were divorced.
  • Death: Shirley M Griesbach died on February 17, 2015, at age 80.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Shirley Brooks, age 80, of Menasha, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born on June 20, 1934 in Grand Chute to the late Joseph C. and Marie R. (Merkel) Griesbach. Shirley enjoyed crafts, painting, gardening, and shopping. She looked forward to trips to the casino, traveling to The Villages Florida, and going to the fair and rodeo. Shirley was fond of animals and her beloved cat Tom was well taken care of. She loved to watch WWE Wrestling on Monday and Friday nights. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

    Shirley is survived by her children Steven Brooks, Dennis Brooks, Linda (Rollie) Brooks-Robertson, and Laurie (Duane) Vander Heiden; grandchildren Jennifer, Michael, Kevin, and Brian Vander Heiden; brother Marvin (Myrna) Griesbach; and previous spouse Howard Brooks. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Shirley was preceded in death by her brother Melvin (Audrey) Griesbach, sister Elaine (Isadore) Reis, and her special friend Oscar Rodriguez.

    The funeral service for Shirley will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL with Deacon Rick Simon officiating. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery in Appleton. The family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 am until the time of service. Online condolences can be offered at Wichmann-Fargo.

Dawn Ribarchek

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Steven Koltz

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David Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Sara Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Joseph Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Janet Mary Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Mary Jo Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Steven Aerts

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Family: Nancy Holup

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Nancy Holup

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Family: Steven Aerts

Russell Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Lawrence Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Maria Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Teresa Aerts

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Christine Cumbers

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Michael Cumbers

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Family: Lisa Lincoln

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Lisa Lincoln

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Mark Cumber

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America