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Norman L Balthazor

M, b. April 1, 1939, d. April 10, 2009

Parents

Family: Elizabeth Hutchison (b. October 12, 1939, d. February 24, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Norman L Balthazor was born on April 1, 1939 in Maple Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Elizabeth Hutchison were married on June 2, 1973.
  • Death: Norman L Balthazor died on April 10, 2009, at age 70.
  • Burial: He was buried in Most Precious Blood Cemetary, New London, Wisconsin.
  • Note: April 12, 2009

    Balthazor, Norman L. "Norm"
    Norman "Norm" L. Balthazor, 70, died at home on Friday, April 10, 2009, with his family by his side following a strong four year battle with cancer. Norm was born April 1, 1939, in the Township of Maple Creek, son of the late Casper and Gertrude (Simonis) Balthazor. On June 2, 1973, Norm was united in marriage to Elizabeth (Betty) Hutchison. Throughout his life, Norm enjoyed many activities, including gardening, woodworking, fishing and farming. He also loved to polka.
    Norm is survived by his wife, Betty; and children, Dan (Tammy) La Marche, Green Bay; Laurie (Don) Carlton, Little Suamico; Jan (Mike) Russert, Pleasant Prairie; Sarah Balthazor, Wisconsin Rapids; Beth (Joel) Ombati, Woodville; Jill Balthazor, Appleton; and Nathan Balthazor, Sugar Bush. He is further survived by his brother, Helerian (Dorothy) Balthazor, Royalton; sisters, Carol (Tom) Rebman, New London; and Donna (Jerold) Jenkins, New London; sisters-in-law, Donna Balthazor and Jeanne Balthazor; and brothers-in-law, Harold Schweitzer and John Guyette. Norm is also survived by his grandchildren, Davis, Marcus, Sawyer, Olivia, Elizabeth, Everett, Davina, Kendra, Sarena, Maya and Madeline.
    Norm was preceded in death by his sisters, Marcella Guyette, Rita Schweitzer and Elaine Wright; and also by his brothers, Sam and Dennis Balthazor.
    The funeral service for Norman will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in New London, with Fr. David Lewis officiating. Friends and family are invited to call Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London, from 4 to 7 p.m. and also at Most Precious Blood on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Most Precious Blood Parish Cemetery following the service.
    The family wishes to thank Dr. Goggins and the entire nursing staff at Fox Valley Hematology for the continuous love and support of Norm.
    Cline & Hanson Funeral
    Home
    209 W. Cook St.
    New London 54961
    920-982-3232
    www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com.

Elizabeth Hutchison

F, b. October 12, 1939, d. February 24, 2017

Family: Norman L Balthazor (b. April 1, 1939, d. April 10, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Hutchison was born on October 12, 1939 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Norman L Balthazor were married on June 2, 1973.
  • Death: Elizabeth Hutchison died on February 24, 2017, at age 77, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Most Precious Blood Cemetary, New London, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Balthazor, Elizabeth "Betty"

    Age 77, of Manawa, formerly of New London, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Rennes Care Center in Appleton, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born on October 12, 1939 in New London, daughter of the late Alton and Bernice (O'Brien) Hutchison. On June 2, 1973, she united in marriage to Norman Balthazor. He preceded her in death in 2009. Betty was a substitute teacher in the area school districts for almost 30 years. She enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, gardening, cooking, and walks with her dog Happy. She especially enjoyed spending time with her sisters and her grandchildren. Betty was a very giving person. She was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, where she volunteered at the church rummage sale. She also enjoyed volunteering at the local food pantry.

    She is survived by her children: Dan (Tammy) LaMarche, Laurie (Don) Carlton, Jan (Mike) Russert, Sarah (Mark) Sickinger, Beth Ombati, Jill Balthazor, and Nathan (Katie) Balthazor; grandchildren: Davis, Marcus, Sawyer, Olivia, Elizabeth, Everett, Ethan, Davina, Kendra, Sarena, Maya, Raelyn, Bryce and Madeline; siblings: Margaret Hutchison, Tom Hutchison, Mary (Ray) LeBrun, Bill (Darlene) Hutchison, Judy (Bob) Fischer, Nancy Schlafer, Dave (Kathy) Hutchison. She is further survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Roberta (Jim) Prunty; sister-in-law Marian Hutchison; and a brother-in-law Frank Schlafer.

    The Funeral Mass for Betty will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in New London with Fr. John Kleinschmidt officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. A visitation for Betty will be held at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London on Friday from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

    A special thanks to the staff at Rennes Health Care Center and Heartland Hospice for their care and concern of Betty.

Helerian Victor Balthazor

M, b. January 31, 1928, d. November 7, 2010

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Biography

  • Birth: Helerian Victor Balthazor was born on January 31, 1928.
  • Marriage: He was married on October 18, 1950.
  • Death: He died on November 7, 2010, at age 82.
  • Note: Helerian Victor Balthazor, age 82, New London, left this earth on Sunday, November 7, 2010. Helerian was born on January 31, 1928, oldest son of Casper and Gertrude (Simmonis) Balthazor. On October 18, 1950, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Spoehr. Helerian retired from the Neenah Foundry in 1992, after 29½ years of service. His love for life was hunting, fishing and watching his large garden grow. You can take the boy off the farm but you can't take the farm out of the boy.

    He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; was the loving father of: Helen Wilson, Michael Balthazor, his wife, Barb, Jerome Balthazor, his wife, Phyllis, Margaret Douglas, Diana Warren and special friend, Tex Keeton, and James Balthazor. Loving grandfather of Michael Wilson, Laural Connolly, Ryan Balthazor, Jason Balthazor, Amy Alf, Merri Balthazor, Katheryn Weidner, Jerilyn Anker, Tammy Douglas, Samantha Warren, Kristina Warren, Judith Warren, Jolen Calkens, Jordan Balthazor, Jacole Balthazor, Michael Theodore James. He is also survived by many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Norman, Samuel and Dennis, sisters, Janice Balthazor, Rita Schwietzer, Marcella Guyette and Elaine Wright and a grandson, Jerome Jay Wilson.

    Funeral services for Helerian will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London, with Pastor Paul Franzmeier officiating. Burial will be in the Hobart Cemetery, Royalton Township. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, November, 9, 2010, from 4-8 p.m. where a 7 p.m. prayer service will be held. Also at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

    Cline & Hanson

    Funeral Home

    209 W. Cook St.

    New London 920-982-3232

    www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com.

Carol Balthazor

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Thomas James Rebman

M, b. May 14, 1937, d. January 11, 2013

Biography

  • Birth: Thomas James Rebman was born on May 14, 1937 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 10, 1961 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 11, 2013, at age 75, in Wausau, Marathon Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Most Precious Blood Cemetary, New London, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Thomas James Rebman was welcomed into the arms of our Lord on January 11, 2013 at Mount View Care Center in Wausau surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 14, 1937 in New London, Wisconsin, son of the late Lawrence Joseph Rebman and Helen Marie (Stanton) Rebman.

    On June 10, 1961 he married the love of his life Carol Marie Balthazor at St Mary's Church in Bear Creek, Wisconsin. They raised five children together, first living in New London before they moved to Menasha in 1972. After the kids were all grown Tom and Carol moved back to New London where they have resided for the past 27 years.

    Tom served in the US Army in the late 1950s in Germany. Tom worked for James River Paper for 32 years before retiring in 1999. He then worked part time at Festival Foods. He loved to bowl and was on many bowling leagues over the years. His favorite past times included fishing, working in the garden and watching football, especially his favorite team the Green Bay Packers. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family; his grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of his life. He also loved to dance at all the family weddings, his favorite dance being the polka. He was very involved with the Knights of Columbus, Honor Guard, American Legion and an active member at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church.

    Tom will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years: Carol, five children: Julie (Greg) Gmeiner, Appleton; Scott Rebman, New London; Tom (Gina) Rebman, Howard; Laurie (Rusty) Detra, Fremont; and Dan (Dawn) Rebman, Neenah; nine grandchildren: Bob Gmeiner (special friend Amy Deidrich and her son Jackson), Appleton; Ben (Hannah) Gmeiner, Neenah; Britney and Aaron Rebman, Howard; Bill Nelson, Larson; Brad and Allysa Nelson, Appleton; Crystal and Emily Rebman, Weyauwega; and Hope Dymond, Neenah; and five great grandchildren: Jacob and Andrew Gmeiner, Neenah; Brayden Nelson, Larson; Bentley Nelson, Appleton and Adryana Fahser, Appleton. He is also survived by sisters: Helen Garrity and Mary Lou (Cyril) Backes; brothers: Bob (Jeanne) Rebman, Sam (Claire) Rebman and Hubert (LuAnn) Rebman; sisters-in-law: Patricia Rebman, Dorothy Balthazor, Betty Balthazor, Donna Bathazor and Donna (Jerry) Jenkins; two brothers-in-law: John Guyette and Harold Schweitzer. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other special friends.

    Besides his parents Tom was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Casper and Gertrude (Simonis) Balthazor; brothers: Roger (Lola) Rebman, Bill (Georgia) Rebman and Jerry Rebman; sister: Kathleen (Lawrence) Kroner; brothers-in-law: Aloysius Garrity, Helerain Balthazor, Joseph Balthazor, Norman Balthazor, Dennis (Jean) Balthazor and Sam Balthazor; sisters-in-law: Marcella Guyette, Rita Schweitzer, Elaine (Wally) Wright and Janice Balthazor.

    We were so very blessed to have Tom in our lives as a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be sadly missed by everyone and forever remain in our hearts.

    Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 712 S. Pearl Street New London with Father Joseph Irudamoney officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Cline Hanson Funeral Home, 209 W. Cook Street New London and on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the Mass. In Lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

    The family would like to thank the staff at Mount View Care Center in Wausau for the loving care that was given to Tom. They would also like to thank the many people who came to visit and spend time with Tom.

Donna Balthazor

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Gerald Jenkins

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Susan M Guyette

F, b. December 6, 1955, d. December 27, 1955

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Biography

  • Birth: Susan M Guyette was born on December 6, 1955 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on December 27, 1955, at age 0, in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Most Precious Blood Cemetary, New London, Wisconsin.

Dennis Balthazor

M, b. July 16, 1941, d. March 3, 2005

Parents

Family: Jeanne Kopp (b. January 10, 1940, d. October 28, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Dennis Balthazor was born on July 16, 1941 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Jeanne Kopp were married on October 16, 1974.
  • Death: Dennis Balthazor died on March 3, 2005, at age 63.

Samuel Blathazor

M, b. December 25, 1944, d. December 3, 2004

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Biography

  • Birth: Samuel Blathazor was born on December 25, 1944 in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 3, 2004, at age 59.

Janet Balthazor

F, b. circa 1943, d. July 9, 1944

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Janet Balthazor was born circa 1943.
  • Death: She died on July 9, 1944.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

Rita A Balthazor

F, b. May 18, 1931, d. October 24, 2001

Parents

Family: Harold Charles Schweitzer (b. May 19, 1931, d. September 16, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Rita A Balthazor was born on May 18, 1931 in Maple Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harold Charles Schweitzer were married on October 24, 1951.
  • Death: Rita A Balthazor died on October 24, 2001, at age 70.

Donna Kosmerchock

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Family: Samuel Blathazor (b. December 25, 1944, d. December 3, 2004)

Jeanne Kopp

F, b. January 10, 1940, d. October 28, 2011

Family: Dennis Balthazor (b. July 16, 1941, d. March 3, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Jeanne Kopp was born on January 10, 1940 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Dennis Balthazor were married on October 16, 1974.
  • Death: Jeanne Kopp died on October 28, 2011, at age 71, in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Balthazor, age 71, of Appleton, passed away at Bethel Home in Oshkosh, on Friday, October 28, 2011. Jeanne was born on January 10, 1940, in Appleton to the late George H. and Frieda E. (Klein) Kopp. She married Dennis P. Balthazor on October 16, 1974; he preceded her in death on March 3, 2005. Jeanne was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee and taught in public schools in Milwaukee, New London, Appleton, Green Bay and Clintonville.

    She was a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) for over 50 years and while teaching, was involved in cheerleading, tumbling, swimming, skiing, camping, acting and the Red Cross.

    Survivors include her children, Scott (Gena) Proctor, Appleton; Brad Proctor, New London, and Tina (Patrick) Riste, Appleton; six grandchildren and one great grandchild; and her sister, Carla Knickrehm.

    She was preceded in death by an infant son, Richard Kent Proctor, and her sister Georgia Ann "Skippy" Hallet.

    Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, Appleton, with Pastor Samuel Garbi officiating. Friends may call directly at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. to the time of services.

    The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staffs at Bethel Home, Affinity Medical Group and Appleton Medical Center for their loving care. A memorial has been established in her name to benefit the Red Cross. Wichmann Funeral Home

    537 N. Superior Street

    Appleton 739-1231

    Online Condolences www.wichmannfargo.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on October 30, 2011.

Harold Charles Schweitzer

M, b. May 19, 1931, d. September 16, 2014

Family: Rita A Balthazor (b. May 18, 1931, d. October 24, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: Harold Charles Schweitzer was born on May 19, 1931.
  • Marriage: He and Rita A Balthazor were married on October 24, 1951.
  • Death: Harold Charles Schweitzer died on September 16, 2014, at age 83.
  • Note: Harold Charles Schweitzer, age 83 was born May 19, 1931, to Charles and Mable (Raider) Schweitzer at Stoney Hill Shawano. Dad passed away on September 16, 2014, at his home with his family at his side.

    On October 24th 1951, he was united in marriage to Rita A. (Balthazor) Schweitzer. They spent 50 years together until her death in 2001. They farmed in Maple Creek and Dear Creek in Outagamie county most of there life. Charles hauled milk in early years, was an ABS Tec, worked as a carpenter, and worked at Hillshire Farm for about 12 years. They enjoyed traveling; they especially loved to visit Cody, Wyoming. Charles also loved fishing and hunting with his boys. Even though he had heart trouble in his thirties and through out his whole life, he never gave up. He could repair anything no matter what the task. He gave his all, to his life and his family (look forward not backwards just keep on going), always remember where you come from with respect. He faced life head on, he always said he had a great life and he loved every minute of it.

    He is survived by his children Charles, Kathleen and Jerry Free, Ken, Jim and Patty, Marybeth and Diane Zimmerman, also three sisters: Jeanette and Jim Oashger, Ruth Peterson, Ellen and Harlow Reinert, sister in-laws: Sandy Schweitzer, Betty Balthazor Carol Rebman, Donna and Jerold Jenkins, and Donna Balthazor; 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Mable, his wife Rita, two sons Leon and an infant son, one sister Lucille and Alfred Strauss, one brother Frank, also his in-laws: Helerain Balthazor, Marcella and John Guyette, Elaine and Walter Wright, Norman Balthazor, Thomas Rebman, Dennis and Jeanne Balthazor, Samuel Balthazor.

    We will miss you forever and always but we will never forget all you taught us. Love you Grandpa, Jenny

    Our small heart to heart talks during the holidays truly made me a better person YOU WERE A ONE-OF-A- KIND and I'll always miss you, Jim Flynn

    WE LOVE YOU NOW AND FOREVER DAD

    We would also like to thank University Hospital Madison for the 22 years you and the donor and donor's families gave to our dad. You are the greatest.

    A graveside service for Harold will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the New Maple Creek Cemetery, followed by a gathering of family and friends that will celebrate Harold's life at the Union Town Hall (E6592 State Road 22, Bear Creek) for lunch and refreshments from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Mary Jo Stein

F, b. October 6, 1936, d. October 6, 1936

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Biography

  • Birth: Mary Jo Stein was born on October 6, 1936.
  • Death: She died on October 6, 1936, at age 0.
  • Burial: She was buried in Longview, Cowlitz Co, Washington.

Donna Kay Stein

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Family 2: James Madison Miller (b. November 17, 1926, d. May 26, 2000)

David Michael Stein

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Carl A Gelbke

M, b. circa 1875

Family: Anna Koenig (b. September 7, 1875, d. July 21, 1962)

Biography

  • Birth: Carl A Gelbke was born circa 1875.

Anna Koenig

F, b. September 7, 1875, d. July 21, 1962

Family: Carl A Gelbke (b. circa 1875)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Koenig was born on September 7, 1875 in Germany.
  • Death: She died on July 21, 1962, at age 86.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Carl A Gelbke

M, b. April 19, 1917, d. April 30, 2008

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Biography

  • Birth: Carl A Gelbke was born on April 19, 1917 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on October 6, 1940.
  • Death: He died on April 30, 2008, at age 91, in Town of Grand Chute Pioneer Cemetery, Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 1, 2008

    Gelbke, Carl A.
    Carl A. Gelbke, age 91, of Appleton, passed away with his family by his side, on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Brewster Village. He was born April 19, 1917, in Appleton, the last surviving child of the late Carl A. and Anna (Koenig) Gelbke Sr. Carl resided in Appleton all of his life and was formerly employed by the Menasha Corp and John Strange Paper Co., until his retirement in 1980. Carl had a special place in his heart for the paper industry and following his retirement continued to work in sales for the Andrews Paper Co. On October 6, 1940, he was united in marriage to Evelyn Caffery, sharing 67 years together. Carl was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Army Signal Corps in Paris and Germany. He was the first man in Paris to hear that the war in Europe was over.
    Carl was a charter member of the First United Congregational Church UCC of Appleton, a member of American Legion Post #38, and a former member of the Knights of Pythias. He will be remembered as a true environmentalist. He loved nature and animals and did whatever he could to preserve it for future generations. Carl was an avid gardener and tree farmer. "He never met a tree he didn't like." Spending time with his family and special dog Bear at the cottage on Berry Lake was the greatest.
    Survivors include his wife Evelyn; son David (Gretchen) Gelbke, Egg Harbor; daughter Carla (Thomas) Crabb, Madison; grandchildren Stephanie (Joseph) Gelbke Colling, Erick Gelbke, Adrian (Heidi) Crabb, and Zachary Crabb; great grandchildren; Chelsea, Reed, and Mitchell Colling, Isaiah and Kimana Crabb; a sister-in-law Kate Gelbke.
    In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by four brothers: William, Eric (Agnes), Alfred (Mardy), and Paul (Dorothy) Gelbke; two sisters: Gertrude (Jules) Wismer and Helen (John) Indra.
    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3rd at The First Congregation Church UCC, 724 E. South River St., Appleton, with Rev. Jane Anderson officiating. Full Military Honors will follow provided by the US Army and American Legion Post #38 of Appleton. Friends will be received directly at the church from 2 p.m. Saturday until the time of the service. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park.In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Fox Valley Humane Association.
    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of Brewster Village for the wonderful care they provided Carl.
    Brettschneider
    -Trettin-Lederer
    606 N. Oneida St.
    Appleton,WI 920-733-7383
    www.btlfuneral.com.

Evelyn Caffery

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Family: Carl A Gelbke (b. April 19, 1917, d. April 30, 2008)

David Gelbke

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