Rose Mary Bauer
F, b. November 12, 1920, d. January 20, 2009
- Birth: Rose Mary Bauer was born on November 12, 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: She died on January 20, 2009, at age 88, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: January 21, 2009
Mennen, Rose Mary nee Bauer
Rose Mary Mennen, 88, Appleton, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at her residence. She was born November 12, 1920, in Appleton to the late John and Mary (Becker) Bauer. She married Gilbert Mennen on November 22, 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1983. Rose Mary was a charter member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Wrightstown for over 50 years.
Mom will always be remembered for her welcoming and generous spirit. She supported those in need through the Salvation Army and St. Joseph Food Pantry. She enjoyed and was active the last four years at the Appleton Retirement Center where she lived. She loved spending time with her family and especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons: Gary (Carol) Mennen, Hortonville; Jim (Sandy) Mennen, Appleton; daughter, Diane Schmitt, Glendale, WI; five grandchildren: Jessica (Todd) Timm, Steven Mennen, Tom Schmitt, Nicole Mennen and Kimberly Mennen; two great-grandchildren: Mason and Bennett Timm; sister, Veronica (Lawrence) Jochman, Appleton; sister-in-law, Esther Bauer. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert; sister, Celia (George) Van Beek; brothers: Leonard (Alberta) Bauer, Norbert (Rose) Bauer, Lawrence Bauer; Joseph Bauer and Edward Bauer.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 p.m. (Noon) Friday, January 23, 2009, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Appleton with Rev. Tom Farrell and Rev. Thomas Reynebeau officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Appleton. Friends may visit the family from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. Memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Food Pantry.
The family would like to thank the staff on 2nd Floor at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton Retirement Center and Asera Care Hospice for their compassionate care of Rose Mary and her family.
2211 N. Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
"Serving as would be Served."
F, b. May 7, 1896, d. September 6, 1983
- Birth: Dora Verbeten was born on May 7, 1896 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: She died on September 6, 1983, at age 87.
- Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
Sara L VanBeek
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: Libra
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: Maria Magdalena
Mark Richard VanderPas
- Descendant of an Immigrant on: America
Gerald H Bolwerk
M, b. August 15, 1934, d. October 13, 2012
- Birth: Gerald H Bolwerk was born on August 15, 1934 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He was married on May 3, 1955.
- Death: He died on October 13, 2012, at age 78.
- Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Gerald H. Bolwerk, Appleton, 78, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born August 15, 1934 in Combined Locks, WI, to the late Martin and Adrianna Bolwerk.
Jerry graduated from Kimberly High in 1953. He worked at Appleton Coated Paper, Combined Locks for 45 years. He married Carmen F. Rohm on May 3, 1955. He was a member of Valley Baptist Church in Appleton. Jerry was an avid golfer and bowler. He made his first hole in one at the age of 75. His passion for sports carried over to his teaching, coaching and cheering of his children and grandchildren. He was a "jack of all trades" and always willing to lend a hand.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Carmen Rohm, along with his six children: Tom (Mary), Tim (Mary), Marsha (John Hielsberg), Curt (Julie), Cal (Jackie), and Gregg (Sue). Fifteen grandchildren: Amanda, Jennifer; Peter, Nathan, Ben; Sara (Esser), Lisa (Hanagan); Josh, Lindsey, Sam; Bailey, Jacob; Heather, Brooke, Ryleigh. Two great grandchildren: Marissa, Jackson (Esser). Brothers: Ted, Clair (Nancy), Joe, Roger. Sisters: Mary Jo (Vern) Lamers, Julie (Bill) Van Hout. Sisters-in-law: Ginny Bolwerk, Leah Bolwerk, Verda Maynard, Lori (Jim) Krueger. Brothers-in-law: Dean (Darlene) Rohm, Dale (Mary) Rohm. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Grant and Doris Rohm; brothers, Willie, Jim; sisters-in-law, Fran, Judy, Mary Bolwerk; and a
Brother-in-law, Melvin Maynard.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday October 19, 2012 at VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3600 N Chippewa St, Appleton with Rev. Larry Creamer officiating. A visitation will be held Thursday evening at Valley Baptist Church from 4:00 until 8:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Friday morning beginning at 9:00 AM until the hour of service.
Dad, you fought a long hard battle. Your strength and love will carry us through. Wait for us; we'll be with you again someday.
Love, Carmen, kids, grandkids and great grandkids.
A special thanks to: UW Health Residency Clinic, Dr. Lee Vogel, Dr. Deb Schultz and all the doctors and staff.
Dr. Guenther, nurses and staff at Martha Siekman Cancer Center.
Dialysis Center in Appleton. AMC nursing staff.
Pastor Larry Creamer, members and friends of Valley Baptist Church.
Brewster Village, Lawrence Hall staff.
Beatrice Martha Gast