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David Belling

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Brian Lee Minten

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Karen E Lesko

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Kelly Rene Bevers

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Thomas John Murphy

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Robert Thomas Oudenhoven

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

Randall Donald Stephani

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

Brian J Stephani

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

Ruth Hoppe

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Family 1: Francis R Eggert (b. June 11, 1917, d. October 16, 2002)

Family 2: Edward Reffke (b. February 16, 1917, d. March 23, 1995)

Biography

  • Birth: Ruth Hoppe was born on June 6, 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on February 12, 2015, at age 94, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Ruth Reffke-Eggert, 94, of Appleton, was taken to Heaven in the arms of Jesus, with her family by her side, on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at Bridges of Appleton. Ruth was born on June 6, 1920 in Appleton to the late William and Josephine (Schey) Hoppe. Ruth was united in marriage to Edward Reffke and Francis Eggert; both have preceded her in death.

    Ruth worked at Zwickers sewing thumbs on mittens. She then went to work for VanHandle's as the first lady school bus driver in Appleton. Ruth drove bus for 20 years before retiring. She loved to paint, fish, travel, play cards especially Sheepshead, and other games. Ruth also enjoyed baking and decorating cakes, and spending time at her place up north. Her true passion was her family; she truly loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Ruth had a great sense of humor, and she enjoyed playing the lap steel, accordion, and guitar. She will be truly missed by her family and all who knew her.

    Ruth is survived by her children: Carolyn (Paul) Reque, Audrey Hendrickson, Steve (Jean) Reffke, and Larry (LouAnn) Reffke; grandchildren: Roxanne (Russell) Butzer, Ron Pluger, Dawn (Pete) Praire, Sheila Adelman-Reffke, Scott (Tara) Reffke, and Kurt (April) Reffke, and thirteen great-grandchildren.

    Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands Edward Reffke and Francis Eggert, by her two sons Ronald and David Reffke, her brother Earl Hoppe, and her dear pets ChiChi and Pretty Bird.

    A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 16, 2015, at 11:30 AM at Valley Funeral Home 2211 N. Richmond St., Appleton, with Pastor James Cowger officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 16, 2015, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the funeral home.

    The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Bridges of Appleton for their care and support during her stay.

Michael Steven DeWan

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Daniel Kay

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Michael Kettner

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Family: Bertha Beyer (b. December 4, 1869, d. February 21, 1932)

Biography

  • Birth: Michael Kettner was born on March 23, 1859 in Germany.
  • Death: He died on February 15, 1931, at age 71, in Town of Ellington, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Bertha Beyer

F, b. December 4, 1869, d. February 21, 1932

Family: Michael Kettner (b. March 23, 1859, d. February 15, 1931)

Biography

  • Birth: Bertha Beyer was born on December 4, 1869 in Germany.
  • Death: She died on February 21, 1932, at age 62, in Stephensville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Mary L Horn

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Family: Donald Huiting

Donald Huiting

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Family: Mary L Horn

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Gladys Ann Huiting

F, b. July 27, 1932, d. June 3, 2011

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Biography

  • Birth: Gladys Ann Huiting was born on July 27, 1932 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Donald Arthur McHugh were married on September 8, 1954 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gladys Ann Huiting died on June 3, 2011, at age 78, in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hortonville, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Gladys A. McHugh, Age 78 was welcomed into Heaven with her family by her side on June 3, 2011. She was born on July 27, 1932, to the late John and Harriet (Gerrits) Huiting. On September 8, 1954, she was united in marriage to Donald McHugh, and he preceded her in death on November 12, 2005. Gladys, along with her husband, lived and farmed in the Hortonville area until their retirement. They enjoyed traveling, playing cards and spending time with their family. Gladys was an active member of SS Peter and Paul Parish where she served on various committees. Her family will long remember her for her sense of humor and her wonderful cooking, baking and especially her "same old chocolate cake."

    Gladys is survived by three daughters, Patricia Teachout, New London; Jean (Robert) Thyssen, Larsen; Ann (Jeff) Kearn, Greenville; six sons, Michael, James (Sherie), Daniel, Thomas (Valerie), Kevin (Brenda), all of Hortonville, Mark (Dolly) New London; 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her Aunt Marie Huiting, Kaukauna; and Uncle Ted and Aunt Jule Huiting, Little Chute; her sister, Doris (Mel) Jochman, Darboy; brother, Donald (Mary) Huiting, Appleton; Her husband's family: Mildred McHugh, Shiocton; Mary Ann Broehm, Milwaukee; Judy Swarta, Hillsboro Beach, Florida; Susan (Dennis) Ashauer, Greenville; Bob (Geniel) McHugh, Hortonville; Patrick McHugh, Shiocton; David (Kay) McHugh, Hortonville; and Dennis McHugh, Shiocton; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

    Gladys was also preceded in death by her parents and her father and mother-in-law, Arthur and Irene McHugh; sister-in-law, Kathy McHugh; brothers-in-law, Bob Broehm and Michael Swartz; nephew, Joseph Ashauer and his son, Dewey.

    The funeral Mass for Gladys will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at 11 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Hortonville with Fr. Jim Feely and Fr. Paul Vanden Hogen officiating. Interment will be in the SS Peter and Paul Parish Cemetery, Hortonville. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at SS Peter and Paul Church and also on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

    Borchardt & Moder

    Funeral Home

    109 W. Main St.

    Hortonville (920)779-4588

    www.borchardtmoderfuneralhomes.com.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Donald Arthur McHugh

M, b. February 8, 1933, d. November 12, 2005

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Biography

  • Birth: Donald Arthur McHugh was born on February 8, 1933 in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Gladys Ann Huiting were married on September 8, 1954 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Donald Arthur McHugh died on November 12, 2005, at age 72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hortonville, Wisconsin.

Lynn VandenBoom

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Lori VandenBoom

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Jefferey J VandenBoom

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Helen W Eyssen

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James VandenBoom

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Nancy Wittmann

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Donna Unknown

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Family: James R Wittmann (b. October 5, 1947, d. February 26, 2006)