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August Mielke

M, b. November 26, 1873, d. December 20, 1926

Family: Wilhelmina Minerva Russ (b. October 24, 1891, d. October 10, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: August Mielke was born on November 26, 1873 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 20, 1926, at age 53, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: August Mielke obit 12-22-1926 Oshkosh newspaper
    Death Monday
    Morning at St Vincent Hospital at GreenBay claimes August Mielke of Wrightstown, son of Charlotte Mielke of this city. Mr Mielke was 53 years of age and leaves behind a wife, 6 children, mother four brothers and three sisters among the latter being Mrs Carl Krueger of Oshkosh. Funeral services will be held Wed afternoon at 12:30 at the home in Wrightstown and at 11:00 at the wrightsdtown church. Rev F Utzman officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetary here.

Wilhelmina Minerva Russ

F, b. October 24, 1891, d. October 10, 1963

Family 1: August Mielke (b. November 26, 1873, d. December 20, 1926)

Family 2: Cornelius Joseph Verbeten (b. January 22, 1887, d. June 25, 1958)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilhelmina Minerva Russ was born on October 24, 1891 in Town of Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Cornelius Joseph Verbeten were married on December 11, 1929.
  • Death: Wilhelmina Minerva Russ died on October 10, 1963, at age 71, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Leona Olivina Mielke

F, b. August 5, 1916, d. May 30, 1987

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Biography

  • Birth: Leona Olivina Mielke was born on August 5, 1916 in Sherwood, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harold I VanDeurzen were married on June 11, 1935 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Leona Olivina Mielke died on May 30, 1987, at age 70.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.

Harold I VanDeurzen

M, b. May 30, 1915, d. February 24, 1993

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Biography

  • Birth: Harold I VanDeurzen was born on May 30, 1915 in Rocklin, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Leona Olivina Mielke were married on June 11, 1935 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Harold I VanDeurzen died on February 24, 1993, at age 77.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.

Beverly Jane VanDeurzen

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Joann Marie VanDeurzen

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Nancy Jean VanDeurzen

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Harley Roffers

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June Diane VanDeurzen

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Family: Carlton Francois (b. April 15, 1951, d. November 6, 2016)

Carlton Francois

M, b. April 15, 1951, d. November 6, 2016

Biography

  • Birth: Carlton Francois was born on April 15, 1951.
  • Death: He died on November 6, 2016, at age 65, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Carlton J. "Junior" Francois, 65, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully at home on November 6, 2016. Junior was born on April 15, 1951 to the late Carlton and Caroline (Routhieaux) Francois. He graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1970. He went on to proudly serve in the United States Army for three years in Germany. Junior married the love of his life, June Van Deurzen, on January 29, 1983, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Green Bay. He worked at Green Bay Dressed Beef for 21 years and went on to work at Walmart until his retirement in 2006. Junior enjoyed taking the scenic route wherever he went, fishing, word search puzzles, playing cards, darts, and bowling. He also enjoyed watching his son, Zak, bowl and was very proud of his accomplishments.

    Junior is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, June; son, Zachary (Brianna Van Lanen) Francois; "adopted" son, Alec Fowler; cat, Lars; grandpuppies, Cobi, Rex, Xena; brothers and sister, James Francois, John (Nancy) Francois, Roger (Lynn) Francois, and Carol (Tom) Miller; sisters-in-law, Beverly Van Deurzen, Joanne Van Deurzen, and Nancy (Harley) Roffers; and many nieces, nephews, and special friends.

    He is preceded in death by his parents; maternal and paternal grandparents; sister-in-law, Cheryl Francois; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Leona Van Deurzen.

    Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 9 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. The evening will conclude with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 743 S. Monroe Ave. will the Rev. Paul Schleis officiating. Full military honors will follow the service. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in De Pere. Condolences may be expressed at prokowall.com

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Unity Hospice Staff, especially Dar, Linda, Kathy, and Christine. They would also like to thank the Cardiologist Associates, especially Dr. Verma, Sarah, Becky, and Becca.
    Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2016.

Wilmer W Mielke

M, b. November 6, 1911, d. September 5, 1993

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Family: Dorothy Krueger (b. April 13, 1916, d. September 4, 1981)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilmer W Mielke was born on November 6, 1911 in Sherwood, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 5, 1993, at age 81.

Hattie VandenHeuvel

F, b. February 22, 1894, d. February 22, 1988

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Family: Joseph Wallace Eisenreich (b. January 20, 1893, d. January 24, 1974)

Biography

  • Birth: Hattie VandenHeuvel was born on February 22, 1894 in Brown County, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph Wallace Eisenreich were married in 1917.
  • Death: Hattie VandenHeuvel died on February 22, 1988, at age 94, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Joseph Wallace Eisenreich

M, b. January 20, 1893, d. January 24, 1974

Family: Hattie VandenHeuvel (b. February 22, 1894, d. February 22, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Wallace Eisenreich was born on January 20, 1893.
  • Marriage: He and Hattie VandenHeuvel were married in 1917.
  • Death: Joseph Wallace Eisenreich died on January 24, 1974, at age 81, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.

Eugene F Brock

M, b. August 9, 1930, d. March 20, 2012

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  • Birth: Eugene F Brock was born on August 9, 1930 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 9, 1951 in Virginia.
  • Death: He died on March 20, 2012, at age 81.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/2/42.
  • Note: Heaven is dancing with joy today. The angels surrounded Eugene and carried him on his final journey into the loving arms of our lord. He passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 peacefully surrounded by the family he so loved!

    Eugene was born in Appleton, Wisconsin on August 9, 1930 to the late John and Lybia Brock. He attended St. Therese grade school and graduated from Appleton West High School.

    Eugene proudly served his country during the Korean War as a member of the United States Navy where he served for 4 years. He married his high school sweetheart, Harriet Bootz, on June 9, 1951 in Port Smith, Virginia. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother. He gave freely and generously of his time and talent.

    He truly was a "Gene" of all trades! Throughout his life he fulfilled many jobs including engineering, owning his own Servicemaster business, homebuilder, postal worker and a fine craftsman, building many woodworking projects for his family or anyone in need.

    After his retirement, he volunteered at AMC and St. Vincent DePaul. He enjoyed feeding his backyard friends, the birds and squirrels, playing cards, golfing, gardening and spending many good times with his family using the camper he built with his wife. But, in his later years cherished the time he spent fishing with his son, John and grandsons.

    He spent 20 years of his life in Green Bay, WI. He described this time as some of the best years of his life enjoying the St. Jude camaraderie.

    Eugene is survived by his loving wife, Harriet; four children: Ann (Mike) Gevaert Green Bay, WI; Mary (Gary) Heigl Palatine, IL; John (Michele) Brock Suamico, WI; and Jane (Tom) Van Grinsven Kimberly, WI; 10 grandchildren: Angie (Mike) Rusk, Molly Gevaert, Marcus Gevaert, Natisha Hiedeman, Peter Heigl, Katie (Brian) Biesterveld, Matthew Brock, Mitchel Brock, Jeffrey Van Grinsven, Jacob Van Grinsven; 4 great-grandchildren: Marisa and Serena Rusk, Brady and Lucy Biesterveld. He is also survived by his brother, Martin Brock; sister, Margaret Probst; brother-in-law Tom (Maggie) Bootz; sister-in-law, Rosie Knoll; and many nieces and nephews.

    In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law Peter and Marie Bootz; two sisters, Edna (Lloyd) Jones and Irene Shaney; two sisters-in-law, Rita Brock and Dorothy (Don) Hietpas; brother-in-law, Archie Probst; and a niece Susie Brock.

    The funeral liturgy for Eugene will be held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH (1810 N. McDonald Street, Appleton) with Fr. Gerald R. Falk officiating. Full military honors conducted by the William Verhagen American Legion Post 60 will immediately follow. Friends may call from 2:00 P.M. until 4:45 P.M. with Mass to follow at 5:00 P.M. Committal St. John Cemetery, Little Chute. Online condolences may be expressed at www.oconnellfh.com.

    We would like to express our gratitude to Father Falk for his many visits, support, encouraging words and prayers during this difficult time. Also, to Pat Murphy and the wonderful caring staff at Cherry Meadows, your kindness and compassion will never be forgotten.

    Thank you, hon, for our 60-year love affair. All my love, your Wife

    O'CONNELL

    FUNERAL HOME

    201 E. Main Street

    Little Chute 788-6237.

Donna Sue Waushesock

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Jeff DuChateau

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Mary LaPoint

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Charles Kuhns

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Mark Duzeski

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Doris DeWitt

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Lawrence G Wolf

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