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Oluwole Lawrence Awoyinka

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Iwalola Ann Awoyinka

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Oluwafade Kem Adnrea Awoyinka

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Wanda Rae Dewey

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Barbara Marie Santkuyl

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Patricia Ann VandenAcker

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William Christopher Nolte

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Virgil Otto

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Eugene Allen Siebers

M, b. September 12, 1928, d. February 23, 2012

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  • Birth: Eugene Allen Siebers was born on September 12, 1928 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on October 4, 1953.
  • Death: He died on February 23, 2012, at age 83.
  • Note: MOUNT HOLLY - Eugene A. Siebers, 83, was born in Appleton, Wis., and on Thursday, February 23, 2012, he joined his Heavenly Father, his parents, Joseph and Zita, also his son, Joe.

    Gene leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years; Marie, in the loving arms of their children, Sandy, Terry, Mike, Kathy, Jennie and Peggy, 12 grandchil-dren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his bothers, Jerry and Keith; sisters, Carol and Lois.

    Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church.

    Visitation will be 10 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Mausoleum with full military rites provided by the U.S. Navy and Gaston County Honor Guards.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Gaston Hospice, c/o Robin Johnson Hospice House, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

    McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mr. Siebers.

    Condolences may be sent to www.mcleanfuneral.com.
  • Graduation: He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1946.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Jerome Orville Siebers

M, b. July 2, 1930, d. August 19, 2014

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  • Birth: Jerome Orville Siebers was born on July 2, 1930 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on August 19, 2014, at age 84.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Siebers, Jerome "Jerry"

    Every now and then the Lord calls a great man to Heaven that makes you wonder if they needed a devoted, generous, loving and playful soul. This was the case with Jerome (Jerry) Orville Siebers who died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from lung cancer.

    Jerry was born to Joseph and Mary "Zita" (Creviere) Siebers July 2, 1931 in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

    He graduated from Kaukauna High School in June 1949 and graduated from Lawrence University in June 1954, with a Bachelor Degree in Music and a 2nd Lt USAF commission through the ROTC program.

    Jerry felt honored to teach Band, Chorus & General Science at Wrightstown High School (1954/55). In 1955, he reported to Global Weather Central (SAC), Offutt AFB, Omaha, Nebraska.

    Jerry was sent to Oklahoma A & M College, June 1956 to complete a USAF weather Officer Qualification, and then assigned to the European Weather Central (1st Division, SAC), High Wycombe, England, July 1957, where he served to the completion of his service commitment in July of 1960. After returning to the US continent, Jerry began teaching Band & Chorus in Shiocton, WI. In 1961, he was recalled to active duty to the Air Force & assigned to 8th Air Force Weather Center, Westover AFB in Massachusetts at which time he accepted a Regular Air Force Commission and assignment to graduate school.

    After completing a Master's Degree in Satellite Meteorology in Aug 1964, at UW-Madison, he was assigned to Vietnam as Commander USAF Weather Detachment supporting the General Staff of 1st Army Division (The Big Red One). Jerry's entire unit were awarded The Bronze Star by the Commanding General, 1st Army.

    Returning stateside, Jerry was stationed at USAF Environmental Technical Application Center, Air Weather Service. He was a very gifted teacher and traveled around the world briefing different countries about Satellite Meteorology.

    Jerry retired from the Air Force in 1976 as Lt Colonel, having served 22 years of active duty.

    Upon retirement, Jerry taught Applied Science and Math for a period of six years at Northeast WI Technical College in Green Bay.

    In June of 1984, Jerry married his best friend Nancy Mary (Simon-Mooren) Siebers at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish, Green Bay, where they were members from 1984 -2003. Jerry was an active member of the choir to include choir director, parish council, funeral server and a Eucharistic minister. They moved to De Pere in 2003 and joined Resurrection Catholic Parish.

    Music was Jerry's passion and he was overjoyed to become a member of the Dudley Birder Chorale at St. Norbert College singing from 1990-2006. Jerry performed twice at Carnegie Hall in New York City and several times at the Weidner PAC. He was Vice-President and a member of the Retired Officers Association of North East Wisconsin, MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) and was one of the founding members of the Howard Lions Club.

    He had the opportunity to tutor children in the music program at Holy Family School 2001-2003. This past year Jerry tutored a few of the neighborhood children, a tremendous joy for him.

    Jerry exemplified integrity and honesty which never wavered in any of his life situations. He devoted his life to living the Catholic faith and was not afraid to defend it. He was very spiritual, he and Jesus had a personal relationship.

    Jerry loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them and telling stories about his experiences, but he also enjoyed reading, intelligent conversations, water color painting, building furniture & model ships, playing cribbage and he was a gourmet cook.

    Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Mary of 30 years; six children, Tim (Sue) Siebers, Kewaunee, WI, Jana Siebers, Anacaster, England, Joanne Siebers and her partner (Suzanne Arnold), Chicago, IL, Lisa (Mark) Branik, Slippery Rock, PA, Brian Mooren and James Mooren, both from De Pere; three granddaughters, Christine Siebers, Ashley Van Dreel and Darian Bricker and two great-granddaughters, Destiny Rose Siebers and Zoey Bricker, all from Green Bay; one brother, Keith (Virginia) Siebers, Green Valley, AZ; two sisters, Carol Wildenberg, Gresham, WI, Lois Otto, Appleton; one sister-in-law, Marie Siebers, Mount Holly, NC and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Zita & Joseph Siebers; a brother, Eugene Siebers; a brother-in-law, Clay Wildenberg; a nephew, Joe Siebers and the mother of Jerry's children, Mary Green Siebers.

    Visitation will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Drive, from 9:00 am until the Mass of Resurrection at 11:00 am with Rev. John Van Deuren and Rev. Msgr. James Dillenburg concelebrating. Military honors will follow. Inurnment will be at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com. A memorial fund has been established in Jerry's name.

    We request that you don't wear black, wear something colorful to celebrate Jerry's colorful personality and life.

    The family would like to express their thanks to Unity Hospice, especially Suzanne, Rebecca, the incredible angels at the hospice residence and the many hospice volunteers; Joanne, his daughter, who so freely gave up many weekends to help her father and step-mom, to our many friends who spent time with Jerry and to his loving wife, Nancy for taking such good care of him.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Wendy Lou Burkel

F, b. September 5, 1956, d. August 18, 2014

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  • Birth: Wendy Lou Burkel was born on September 5, 1956 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on August 18, 2014, at age 57.
  • Note: Wendy Lou (Burkel) Fay, 57, Green Bay, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014. She was born September 5, 1956, in Green Bay, to the late Everette and Mabel (Zastrow) Burkel.

    Wendy graduated from Bay Port High School, Class of 1974. She was the youngest of 11 brothers and sisters. Wendy met the love of her life, Dick, in 1984 and they married on January 26, 2002. She enjoyed her career as a waitress at the Ramada Inn for many years.

    Wendy cherished her five dogs (Max, Tobey, Tucker, Harley, and Lucie). Spending time with her family and friends in Michagamme, MI was something she truly relished. Wendy loved playing cards with her sisters, and enjoying endless laughter with her family and friends around the kitchen table. She absolutely adored her two grandchildren, Jacob and McKenzie.

    Wendy had both a passion and a talent for cooking, taking the opportunity to provide excellent feasts whenever she could. She always cooked for an army and enjoyed it the most when she could share with her friends and family. Also as one of Green Bay's most committed Packer fans, Wendy dedicated Sundays to supporting her hometown team.

    Wendy is survived by her husband, Dick; two daughters, Jenny Fay, Green Bay; and Nicki Lampinen (Rodney), Leopolis; grandchildren, Jacob and McKenzie; two stepchildren, Chris Dobry, and Kelly Kirby (Nick); her three sisters, Patti Brown (Herb), Jean Goral (Larry), Joan Weber; two brothers, James Burkel (Phyllis), Robert Burkel (Donna); her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gary Mettler, Carol Burkel, Kay Burkel; brothers-in-law, Joe Fay, Tom Fay (Lynn); many nieces and nephews and her lifelong friends, Jean Hethke and Dorothy Berth.

    Wendy is joining her parents and her spouse's parents; her brothers, Dan, Ron (Shirley), Chuck, Jerry Burkel; sister, Mary Mettler; her brother-in-law, Bud Weber; and sister-in-law, Judy Hummel (Fay).

    Friends may call Blaney funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In Wendy's honor, her family is requesting casual/Packer attire during visitation. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

    In lieu of flowers, all donations will be dispersed to Happily Ever After and .

Joy Clara Gutowski

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

Joseph Theodore Oettinger

M, b. February 26, 1931, d. November 12, 2016

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Family: Yvonne D Reisz (b. June 3, 1930, d. November 30, 2009)

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  • Birth: Joseph Theodore Oettinger was born on February 26, 1931.
  • Death: He died on November 12, 2016, at age 85, in California.
  • Note: 2-26-1931 to 11-12-2016. Sunday we lost a father, older brother, and friend but at the same time are happy that he is at peace after struggling with lung cancer and is reunited with his beloved wife Lonnie and daughter Cindy who died at the age of 7 from Cystic Fibrosis. Joe fulfilled his wish to die at home with his family by his side. We sincerely thank the beautiful people of hospice and visiting nurses of Santa Barbara who provided much help for the family. As Joe and Lonnie married in 1957 and they had lived in Milwaukee for the beginning years of their marriage but would make numerous trips back to Kaukauna where he was born. After a stint in the Navy and serving on the aircraft carrier USS Cabot, Joe graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a degree in Electrical Engineering where he met Yvonne (Lonnie) while attending Badger football games. In 1972, when Joe's employer, Delco, transferred a contingent of employees out to California, they always welcomed and looked forward to visits from family and friends. Joe loved fishing, having a few beers with his brothers James, and Thomas, his Saturday morning phone calls with his sisters and routing for the Green Bay Packers with Lonnie. Joe is survived by Sisters: Mary, Carol, Janet, and Dawn, and brother James who all came out and visited him last summer for a truly special time and his Immediate family: Son David, Trace, Bethany, Daughter Diane, Paul and Jake. A graveside service will be held at Goleta cemetery at 11AM this Friday November 18, with a wake at the house immediately following.

    Published in The Santa Barbara News-Press Online Edition from Nov. 17 to Nov. 21, 2016.

Yvonne D Reisz

F, b. June 3, 1930, d. November 30, 2009

Family: Joseph Theodore Oettinger (b. February 26, 1931, d. November 12, 2016)

Biography

  • Birth: Yvonne D Reisz was born on June 3, 1930 in Iowa.
  • Death: She died on November 30, 2009, at age 79, in California.

James A Oettinger

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Frances Ann Unknown

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Dolores Giesbers

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Family: Tony Block

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Tony Block

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JoAnn Giesbers

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Donald Acheson

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Darlene Giesbers

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Family: Ronald W Coley (b. October 9, 1934, d. September 6, 2011)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena

Ronald W Coley

M, b. October 9, 1934, d. September 6, 2011

Biography

  • Birth: Ronald W Coley was born on October 9, 1934 in Laona, Forest Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 6, 2011, at age 76, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Ronald W. Coley, 76, passed away unexpectedly on September 6, 2011 at Appleton Medical Center. Ron was born on October 9, 1934 to Wayne and Violet (Popelka) Coley in Leona, Wisconsin. He attended Valparaiso University and played football with Fuzzy Thurston before he served in the US Air Force for four years as a military police officer and played Air Force football as a running back while traveling throughout Europe. Ron married Darlene Giesbers on February 6, 1960 and together they raised three wonderful children. He retired in 1991 from the US Postal Service after 31 years as a mail carrier. Ron liked gardening, fishing, golfing, playing cards especially cribbage and sheepshead. Ron was very active in his church and his community and was a volunteer at the PAC since the opening night in 2002. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and the special time he spent with them will always be cherished. He was a member of Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #38.

    Ron is survived by his wife of 51 years, Darlene, three children; Cheri (Todd) Grainger of Oconomowoc, Alan (Colleen) Coley of Mound, Minnesota, Jenny (Jim) Zahorik of Menasha, four grandchildren; Riley and Regan Grainger, and Noah and Mya Coley, a sister Sandra (Gale) Peterson of Chippewa Falls and a sister-in-law Jan (Don) Acheson of Silverspring, Maryland, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

    Ron was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister Jean.

    The funeral service for Ron will be held on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM at BETHANY EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH (530 West Parkway blvd.) with Rev. Mark Henke officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at the Wichmann Funeral Home from 4:00 until 7:00 PM and on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church in Ron's name. Wichmann Funeral Home

    537 N. Superior St

    Appleton 739-1231

    Online Condolences www.wichmannfargo.com


    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on September 8, 2011.

Roland V Brouillard

M, b. March 26, 1930, d. October 6, 1999

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  • Birth: Roland V Brouillard was born on March 26, 1930 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Ellen Luedtke were married on September 12, 1953 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Roland V Brouillard died on October 6, 1999, at age 69, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.