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George Otto Gomm

M, b. November 25, 1924, d. September 29, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: George Otto Gomm was born on November 25, 1924 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 6, 1947 in St Therese Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 29, 2017, at age 92, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Denis Cemetery, Shiocton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: George O. Gomm, age 92, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Seymour. He was born on November 25, 1924, son of the late Raymond and Dora (Schmit) Gomm in Greenville. On May 6th, 1947, he was united in marriage to Rosemary Hoffmann. They just celebrated 70 years of marriage. George farmed for 30 years in the Town of Maine. George was the Town of Maine clerk for 35 years, a member of the Board of Directors for Nichols Coop Association, a member of Shiocton School Board for 10 years, a trustee for St. Denis Catholic Church and a Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus.

    George loved traveling with his wife Rosie. They wintered in Texas for many years. He enjoyed camping, gardening, tinkering in the shop, aviation, and EAA. George will be remembered by many as a kind man who always had time for a great conversation.

    George is survived by his wife Rosemary; children, Phil Gomm, (special friend Penny Rohm); David (Julie) Gomm; Sue (Rick) Schlintz; Sally (Jamie) Wickesberg; foster children, Debra, Harland, and Danny; grandchildren: Josh (Amanda) Gomm; Scott Schoelzel (special friend, Abby Young); Steve (Mara) Schlintz; Laura Gomm (special friend, Domingo Garcia); Mason Gomm (special friend, Haylee Conradt); Sara Rohm and Miranda Rohm; great-grandchildren: Ethan White, Lilly, Jackson and Oscar Gomm, Maya Schoelzel, Charlie and Abe Schlintz; siblings, Germaine Croell; Kathleen Leeman; Rosella Zitzke and Raymond (Diane) Gomm; sister in-law Nancy Porter and brother in-law Gerald Jarek. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, a grandson Brandon Gomm and siblings, Lorraine Schroth, Jerome Gomm, Dorothy Jarek, Charles Gomm and Annaciel Gomm.

    Funeral mass for George will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Denis Catholic Church, Shiocton, Fr. Richard Allen and Deacon Ken Bilgrien will be officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Meadow Wood Assisting Living, Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Unity Hospice for all their care and concern of George.

Rosemary Hoffmann

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Family: George Otto Gomm (b. November 25, 1924, d. September 29, 2017)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jerome R Gomm

M, b. November 30, 1927, d. March 9, 2015

Parents

Family: Patricia A Woods (b. January 2, 1930, d. April 7, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Jerome R Gomm was born on November 30, 1927 in Shiocton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Patricia A Woods were married in June 1951 in St Mary Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Jerome R Gomm died on March 9, 2015, at age 87.
  • Note: Jerome R. Gomm, Age 87, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 9, 2015. He was born at home in Shiocton on November 30, 1927 to the late Raymond and Dora (Schmit) Gomm. He attended and graduated from Shiocton High School in 1946. After graduating high school, Jerome enlisted in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division. While serving, Jerome was stationed in Japan at the conclusion of WWII. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Jerome returned home and went on to marry Patricia Woods in June of 1951 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Appleton.

    Jerome began his career at Appleton Manufacturing where he worked in the core plant. He worked in sales and did estimation work until his eventual retirement from what became Sonoco Products Company in 1989. Jerome was an avid Packer, Badger and Brewer fan, and always looked forward to the next game on TV. He also loved hunting, fishing and reading books about history, religion and finance. Jerome always enjoyed playing cards, and in his later years he played Sheepshead at the Thompson Center in Appleton. He was also a loyal member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. Most importantly, Jerome was incredibly proud of his grandchildren, Sean and Deidre, and he loved being part of their lives as they grew.

    Jerome is survived by his son, Mark (Mary) Gomm; grandchildren: Sean and Deidre; siblings: George (Rosemary) Gomm, Germaine Croell, Kathleen (Glenn) Leeman, Rosella Zitske, Raymond (Diane) Gomm; brothers-in-law: Jerry Jarek and Tom Woods; sister-in-law: Nancy Porter; along with many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

    He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brighid Gomm; former wife: Patricia Woods; siblings: Lorraine (Clarence) Schroth, Dorothy Jarek, Charles Gomm, Annaciel Gomm; brothers-in-law: Lyle Zitske, Duane Blom, Earl Burton and John Croell; sister-in-law: Janette Woods.

    The Funeral Liturgy for Jerome will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCH (213 E. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton). Visitation will be held at church from 12:00 PM until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his name.

    The family would like to thank Dr. Rangbula and Dr. Goggins along with their staff for the care given to Jerome over the past years. Also, thank you to the nurses and staff at Affinity Visiting Nurses, the Anticoagulation Team, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Rennes Health and Rehab and Affinity Hospice for care and assistance they gave to Jerome.

Patricia A Woods

F, b. January 2, 1930, d. April 7, 2013

Parents

Family: Jerome R Gomm (b. November 30, 1927, d. March 9, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Patricia A Woods was born on January 2, 1930.
  • Marriage: She and Jerome R Gomm were married in June 1951 in St Mary Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Patricia A Woods died on April 7, 2013, at age 83.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Patricia A. (Gomm) Woods, age 83 of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013. She was born on January 2, 1930, to the late Walter and Annette Woods, and was a lifelong resident of Appleton. She graduated from St. Marys Catholic High School in Menasha and continued to have a strong faith her entire life. Pat was a parishioner at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Darboy and was very devoted to the church. She was always very crafty and enjoyed sewing and knitting very much. Pat was always proud of her Irish heritage and greatly enjoyed visiting there a number of years ago. She was a very loving person and will be dearly missed.

    Pat is survived by her son, Mark (Mary) Gomm; grandchildren, Sean and Deidre Gomm; brother, Thomas Woods; niece, Colleen Lueck; nephews, Mike Woods and Tim Woods; and Jerome Gomm. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Brighid Gomm; parents, Walter and Annette Woods; and sister-in-law, Janette Woods.

    Funeral liturgy for Pat will be at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at HOLY SPIRIT/HOLY NAME CHURCH, 600 E. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly with Fr. David Beaudry officiating. Hours of visitation will be held at church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass. Pat will be laid to rest privately at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name.

    The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nursing staff at Grand Horizons in Darboy and Southern Care Hospice for their compassionate care.

Charles Joseph Gomm

M, b. December 29, 1935, d. November 12, 1993

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Charles Joseph Gomm was born on December 29, 1935 in Town of Maine, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 12, 1993, at age 57, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Nancy Burmeister

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Parents

Family 1: Charles Joseph Gomm (b. December 29, 1935, d. November 12, 1993)

Family 2: Roy Porter (b. May 4, 1938, d. November 14, 2014)

Agnes Rose Gomm

F, b. June 12, 1902, d. November 12, 1993

Parents

Family: Christian Hazen (b. April 16, 1892, d. November 24, 1969)

Biography

  • Birth: Agnes Rose Gomm was born on June 12, 1902 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Christian Hazen were married on June 28, 1920 in Shiocton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Agnes Rose Gomm died on November 12, 1993, at age 91, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.

Lillian Caroline Gomm

F, b. November 20, 1907, d. February 16, 2002

Parents

Family: Mearl Dewey Allen (b. May 10, 1908, d. September 28, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Lillian Caroline Gomm was born on November 20, 1907 in Town of Maine, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Mearl Dewey Allen were married on September 19, 1929 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Lillian Caroline Gomm died on February 16, 2002, at age 94.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Denis Cemetery, Shiocton, Wisconsin.

Mearl Dewey Allen

M, b. May 10, 1908, d. September 28, 1987

Family: Lillian Caroline Gomm (b. November 20, 1907, d. February 16, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: Mearl Dewey Allen was born on May 10, 1908 in Town of Maine, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Lillian Caroline Gomm were married on September 19, 1929 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mearl Dewey Allen died on September 28, 1987, at age 79, in Clintonville, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.

Dorothy Inez Gomm

F, b. August 5, 1908, d. September 19, 1993

Parents

Family: Arthur E Larson (b. June 18, 1907, d. November 3, 1991)

Biography

  • Birth: Dorothy Inez Gomm was born on August 5, 1908 in Town of Maine, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arthur E Larson were married on February 18, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Dorothy Inez Gomm died on September 19, 1993, at age 85, in Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona.

Arthur E Larson

M, b. June 18, 1907, d. November 3, 1991

Family: Dorothy Inez Gomm (b. August 5, 1908, d. September 19, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Arthur E Larson was born on June 18, 1907 in Neillsville, Clark Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Dorothy Inez Gomm were married on February 18, 1927 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arthur E Larson died on November 3, 1991, at age 84, in Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona.

Gerald Joseph Gomm

M, b. July 7, 1904, d. July 30, 1993

Parents

Family: Evelyn Emma Barth (b. November 3, 1906, d. December 7, 2006)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerald Joseph Gomm was born on July 7, 1904 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Evelyn Emma Barth were married on May 26, 1934 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Gerald Joseph Gomm died on July 30, 1993, at age 89, in Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona.

Evelyn Emma Barth

F, b. November 3, 1906, d. December 7, 2006

Family: Gerald Joseph Gomm (b. July 7, 1904, d. July 30, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Evelyn Emma Barth was born on November 3, 1906 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  • Marriage: She and Gerald Joseph Gomm were married on May 26, 1934 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Evelyn Emma Barth died on December 7, 2006, at age 100.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Denis Church, Shiocton, Wisconsin.

Matt Lenhart

M, b. December 8, 1881, d. December 28, 1963

Family: Lillie Koeller (b. October 9, 1899, d. May 30, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Matt Lenhart was born on December 8, 1881 in Algoma, Kewaunee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 28, 1963, at age 82.
  • Burial: He was buried in Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Lillie Koeller

F, b. October 9, 1899, d. May 30, 1993

Family: Matt Lenhart (b. December 8, 1881, d. December 28, 1963)

Biography

  • Birth: Lillie Koeller was born on October 9, 1899.
  • Death: She died on May 30, 1993, at age 93.
  • Burial: She was buried in Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

William L Lenhart

M, b. January 25, 1950, d. March 27, 1971

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Biography

  • Birth: William L Lenhart was born on January 25, 1950 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 27, 1971, at age 21.
  • Burial: He was buried in Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Robert Doering

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Colleen A VandeBurgt

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Thomas Alan Doering

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Brenda Lynne Stingle

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Ronald Lester Karweick

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Kenneth Himmelstein

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Family: Delores Werth (b. circa 1925, d. 1977)

Delores Werth

F, b. circa 1925, d. 1977

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Biography

  • Birth: Delores Werth was born circa 1925.
  • Death: She died in 1977.

Curtis Wayne Detjen

M, b. February 14, 1933, d. March 27, 2015

Family 1: Emily Blazkovec (b. January 27, 1934, d. February 10, 1972)

Family 2: Joan Pehlke (b. November 27, 1939, d. February 26, 1987)

Biography

  • Birth: Curtis Wayne Detjen was born on February 14, 1933 in Algoma, Kewaunee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Emily Blazkovec were married in 1956.
  • Marriage: Curtis Wayne Detjen and Joan Pehlke were married on July 6, 1974 in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Curtis Wayne Detjen died on March 27, 2015, at age 82, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Curtis W. Detjen

    Curtis Detjen, age 82, was called to his eternal home on Friday morning, March 27, 2015 at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna. Curt was born in Algoma on February 14, 1933, son of the late Erwin and Clara (Schlei) Detjen. He graduated from Algoma High School in 1951 and served in the United States Army. He was stationed in Korea from 1953 until 1955. In 1956, Curt married Emmy Blazkovec in Algoma; and Emmy passed away in 1972. In 1974, Curt married Joan Pehlke, who also preceded him in death in 1987. Curt lived in Algoma until 1969, and during that time was employed by U.S. Plywood. The family then relocated to Combined Locks and he became employed by Badger Northland in Kaukauna. For several years during his retirement, he lived in Watertown where he enjoyed serving as the custodian at St. Luke's Lutheran School. In 1998, he returned to the Valley and has resided here since. Curt was a faithful member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Kaukauna, the Combined Locks VFW Post #10544, and was a former member of the Wisconsin Orchestra Leaders' Association.

    Curt is survived by four loving children: Lisa (Dennis) Vanden Heuvel of Watertown; Julie Detjen of Little Chute; Curt Detjen (Melissa Pflum) of Appleton; and Alan (Emily) Detjen of Randolph; seven grandchildren: Emily (Ryan) Lessner, Tony (Laura) Vanden Heuvel, Stuart Vanden Heuvel, Brendan Detjen, Eric Detjen, Kalyn Detjen, and Olivia Detjen; and three great-grandchildren: Brady, Molly, and Ida. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wives Emmy and Joan, a brother Ralph (Donna) Detjen, and a sister Geraldine (Reuben) Hoffman.

    The Christian Funeral Service for Curt will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at TRINITY EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 804 Grignon Street in Kaukauna, with Rev. Anthony Schultz, a dear family friend, officiating. Interment will take place at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 30 in Evergreen Cemetery, Algoma. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church on Sunday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. Full military honors will be provided by the VFW Post 10544 of Combined Locks, and the Patriot Guard will also be present to honor Curt's service to his country. Memories can be shared by visiting www.wichmannfargo.com.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Paul Hospice.

Joan Pehlke

F, b. November 27, 1939, d. February 26, 1987

Parents

Family: Curtis Wayne Detjen (b. February 14, 1933, d. March 27, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Joan Pehlke was born on November 27, 1939 in Bowler, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Curtis Wayne Detjen were married on July 6, 1974 in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Joan Pehlke died on February 26, 1987, at age 47, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Bowler, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.