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Bruce Huelsbeck

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Kathleen Bogan

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Judy Ann Coppens

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Family: John Ervin Kropp (b. April 11, 1950, d. July 3, 2012)

Linda VanLinn

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Family 1: Ben Bult

Family 2: Wayne A Schimke

Wayne A Schimke

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James Harley Gehring

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Biography

  • Birth: James Harley Gehring was born in 1951.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 12, 1972 in St Denis Church, Shiocton, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on August 8, 1984 in Brown County, Wisconsin.

Roland Gerald Heidke

M, b. July 24, 1928, d. July 6, 2012

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Family: Luella Lorraine Pelky (b. July 1, 1925, d. July 15, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Roland Gerald Heidke was born on July 24, 1928.
  • Marriage: He and Luella Lorraine Pelky were married on August 20, 1947 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Roland Gerald Heidke died on July 6, 2012, at age 83, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Roland Gerald Heidke, "Rollie" "Ronnie", age 83, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2012 at home in Neenah. He was born on July 24, 1928, son of the late Theodore and Elsie Heidke. On August 20, 1947 he married Luella L. Pelky in Bear Creek. They were blessed with a family of six children. He did some farming in Bear Creek when they were first married. They've lived at their residence in Neenah since the Spring of 1956. Roland took a job with Hewitt Machine and worked there for over 35 years as a Journeyman Machinist. Over the years, Roland held several positions within his Machinist's Union, the Local 1855.

    Roland was a member of St. Gabriel Church in Neenah. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, and bowling. In 1977 the family started the family restaurant, Jim's Drive Inn, in Neenah. Roland enjoyed the customers and all the employees at the Drive Inn until it closed in 1987. He also enjoyed Monday morning breakfasts with friends and attending Saturday auctions.

    Roland will be warmly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Luella; his sons: Robert (Nancy), Oshkosh, James, Milwaukee, Daniel, Neenah; his daughter, Mary (Jay) Brehmer, Appleton; grandchildren: Rebecca (Jeremy) Kwiatkowski, Michael Heidke, Kristy Heidke, Nicholas Heidke, Benjamin Heidke, Faith (Mike) Thomack, Catherine (Mike) Link, Andrew Heidke, Elissa Heidke, Matthew Brehmer, Joshua Brehmer, Eric Heidke, Ashlee Heidke, Eli Heidke; great grandchildren: Hailey, Wyatt, Aeden, Natalie, Noah, Jake, Madelyn, Hope, and Braydon; daughters-in-law: Bette Heidke and Mary Larsen; a sister, Bernice (Clarence) Prellwitz, Eau Claire; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons: William and Gerald; and four siblings.

    Mass of Christian Burial for Roland will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. with Father Richard Allen officiating. Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of Mass in the chapel at church. Interment will be in the St. Mary Cemetery in Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

    Westgor Funeral Home

    205 W. Doty Ave.

    Neenah 722-7151

    Online Condolences

    www.westgorfuneralhomes.com

    Dad, Grandpa, we will miss talking to and being with you and your auction treasures. Be in peace, and love ya. -The Kids.

Grace Hayden

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Family: Joseph Arnoldus Driessen (b. February 1, 1906, d. 1959)

Betty Rose VanDenHeuvel

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

Jerome Carl Behrens

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Carl Behrens

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Biography

  • Birth: Carl Behrens was born on July 3, 1901.
  • Death: He died on May 4, 1970, at age 68.

Carole M Eckes

F, b. March 30, 1936, d. April 19, 2011

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Biography

  • Birth: Carole M Eckes was born on March 30, 1936 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on April 19, 2011, at age 75, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Carole M. Eckes, who according to herself was and always will be 29 years and some months old. Carole passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton. She was born in Appleton, WI; daughter of the late Anthony and Margaret (Skall) Eckes. Carole was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Appleton. She worked for over 30 years for Kimberly-Clark retiring from there in 1990. Carole loved being in the sunshine, reading and taking trips to the casinos.

    She will be deeply missed by her sister, Rosemary (Dennis) Draska, Menominee, MI; brother, Russell Eckes, Suffolk, VA; nieces, Jamie Youngs, Crivitz, and Angela Eckes, Suffolk, VA; nephew, Frank (Stephanie) Eckes, Chesapeake, VA; and also by cousins, Stephanie (Dan) Matticks, Russell (Tiffany) Skall, Michele (Tom) Vyvyan, Jacqueline Skall and Terry Skall.

    Carole was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Anthony "Butch" Eckes, Jr.

    A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Valley Funeral Home, Appleton with Fr. Jim Leary, OFM Cap. officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 - 11 a.m. A memorial fund is being established in Carole's name.

    Carole's family would like to extend a special thank you to Verla, Darlene and Loretta for the wonderful care they provided Carole.

    Valley Funeral Home

    2211 N. Richmond St.

    Appleton 920-733-5435

    www.valleyfh.com

    "Serving as would

    be Served."

Rosemary Helen Eckes

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Family 2: Courtland Joseph Youngs (b. January 27, 1928, d. March 9, 2011)

Dennis George Draska

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Russell Eugene Eckes

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Family: Helen Marie Grelo (b. December 7, 1949, d. February 8, 2002)

Petrus Ansems

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Family: Maria Bouwmans (b. circa 1825, d. January 5, 1899)

Biography

  • Birth: Petrus Ansems was born on July 6, 1817 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Bouwmans were married on April 23, 1852 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria Bouwmans

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Family: Petrus Ansems (b. July 6, 1817)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Bouwmans was born circa 1825 in Gassel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Petrus Ansems were married on April 23, 1852 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Maria Bouwmans died on January 5, 1899 in Escharen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johannes Hermens

M, b. October 2, 1822, d. May 10, 1904

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Family: Jacomina VandeWeem (b. August 2, 1831, d. April 2, 1887)

Biography

  • Birth: Johannes Hermens was born on October 2, 1822 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Jacomina VandeWeem were married on February 9, 1860 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Johannes Hermens died on May 10, 1904, at age 81, in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Jacomina VandeWeem

F, b. August 2, 1831, d. April 2, 1887

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Family: Johannes Hermens (b. October 2, 1822, d. May 10, 1904)

Biography

  • Birth: Jacomina VandeWeem was born on August 2, 1831 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Johannes Hermens were married on February 9, 1860 in Mill en Sint Hubert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Jacomina VandeWeem died on April 2, 1887, at age 55, in Escharen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Leah Moritz

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James Joseph Fischer

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Richard John Fischer

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Antoinette C Luniak

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Gerald Robert Fleming

M, b. February 6, 1942, d. August 16, 2010

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Biography

  • Birth: Gerald Robert Fleming was born on February 6, 1942 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on January 2, 1965 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 16, 2010, at age 68.
  • Burial: He was buried in Montello, Marquette Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Gerald Robert Fleming, age 68, of Montello passed away Monday, August 16, 2010 at Berlin Memorial Hospital after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jerry was born to Orville and Henrietta (LeNoble) Fleming on February 6, 1942 in Little Chute, WI. He valiantly served his country in the United States Navy, and on January 2, 1965 he married Ann Biesterveld at St. John’s Catholic Church in Little Chute.
    Jerry retired to the Montello area in 2003 after working over 30 years in the paper industry. He loved to fish and spend time on the lake, as well as mowing his lawn and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Jerry was also an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Montello.
    Survivors include: his mother, his loving wife and four children: Wendy (Michael) Golden of Oshkosh, Todd (Brandy) of Little Chute, Melissa (Sean) Casper of Oshkosh and Terri (Robert) Verhagen of Little Chute. Nine grandchildren: Hendrik, Kade, Breck, Nathan, Sarah Ann, Katie, Cody, Kayla and Alicia. Siblings: Barbara (Joe) Romaine, Patricia (Cal) Welch, Jean (Don) Hauter, Alan, Thomas (Vicki), and Kevin (Manny). Jerry is also survived by brother and sisters-in-law: Ray (Liz) Biesterveld, Therese (Ron) Coenen and Rosie Kramer. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, dear friends and the many foster children he cared for over the years.
    Jerry is preceded in death by his father and siblings Dean, Wayne, Gordon and Janice Ulman. He is also preceded in death by sister-in-law Joyce Biesterveld and father and mother-in-law, George and Alegonda Biesterveld.
    A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday August 20, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Montello with Father Michael Richel officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the church. Full Military Honors will be preformed immediately following the service by Legion Post 351 of Montello. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.

    A special thanks goes out to all the hospitals and hospital staff members for all your care and support through Jerry’s battle with cancer.