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Theodora Vorstenbosch

F, b. circa 1745

Family: Gijsbertus VanderLoop (b. circa 1745)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodora Vorstenbosch was born circa 1745.

Arnoldus Januse DeGroot

M, b. March 3, 1733, d. August 2, 1828

Parents

Family: Petronella Tonisse Boers (b. October 21, 1725, d. November 16, 1775)

Biography

  • Birth: Arnoldus Januse DeGroot was born on March 3, 1733 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella Tonisse Boers were married in 1745 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Arnoldus Januse DeGroot died on August 2, 1828, at age 95, in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Henrici VanBoxtel

M, b. circa 1745

Family: Johanna VanHam (b. circa 1745)

Biography

  • Birth: Henrici VanBoxtel was born circa 1745.

Henricus DeGroot

M, b. October 22, 1818, d. April 8, 1905

Parents

Family: Huberdina VanRooij (b. November 27, 1826, d. June 8, 1893)

Biography

  • Birth: Henricus DeGroot was born on October 22, 1818 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Huberdina VanRooij were married on February 9, 1850 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Henricus DeGroot died on April 8, 1905, at age 86, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to Tuskina in 1850 Line 22.

Pierre DeGroot

M, b. April 4, 1814, d. September 22, 1856

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Pierre DeGroot was born on April 4, 1814 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on September 22, 1856, at age 42, in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Gerardus VanBoxtel

M, b. August 10, 1824, d. March 13, 1874

Parents

Family: Theodora DeGroot (b. November 25, 1819)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerardus VanBoxtel was born on August 10, 1824 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Theodora DeGroot were married on September 4, 1852 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Gerardus VanBoxtel died on March 13, 1874, at age 49, in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Theodora DeGroot

F, b. November 25, 1819

Family: Gerardus VanBoxtel (b. August 10, 1824, d. March 13, 1874)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodora DeGroot was born on November 25, 1819 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Gerardus VanBoxtel were married on September 4, 1852 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Athea Rose Gaffney

F, b. March 31, 1932, d. May 6, 2009

Parents

Family: Harold William Acker (b. August 13, 1920, d. May 26, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Athea Rose Gaffney was born on March 31, 1932 in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harold William Acker were married on June 22, 1960.
  • Death: Athea Rose Gaffney died on May 6, 2009, at age 77, in Menasha, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Kelso Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 8, 2009


    Acker, Althea Rose Nee (Gaffney)


    Althea, age 77, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2009. She was born on March 31, 1932, to James and Marjorie (Burbey) Gaffney. On June 22, 1960, she married Harold Acker. He preceded her in death on May 26, 1999. Althea was a member of St. John’s Catholic Parish in Menasha, WI. She attended Holy Name Catholic Grade School and graduated from Kimberly High School. She was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 60 in Kimberly. She was very athletic and she was one of the Fox Valley’s Classic League bowlers. She loved playing cards, Bingo, and watching the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the Wisconsin Badgers! She was employed for 14 years by her brother, Nick, who owned the Gaffney Dry Cleaners.

    Survivors include one son, David Acker, dear friend, Eileen Newcomb, Menasha, two daughters and sons-in-law: Ann Peterson (Roger), Palm Desert, California and Patricia (Tom) Asmuth, Appleton. She had seven grandchildren: Jim, Jaime, Bailey Huss (Jason and son, Austin) and Kelsey Acker (daughter, Neveah), Matt Entorf and Emily and Dan Asmuth. She is also survived by four sisters-in-law: Helen Gaffney, Lavila Gaffney, Gertie Gaffney and Bernie Gaffney, all of Kimberly; three brothers-in-law: George Acker, Kimberly, Ralph Acker (Carol), Appleton and Larry (Sandy) Walbrun, Menasha.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harold, and six brothers: James, John “Dob,” Cletus “Fish,” Nick “Cecil,” Lawrence “Dell,” Leland “Phatt” Gaffney, three sisters: Marjorie Corey, Kathleen Walbrun and Marcella Smith and one brother-in-law, Harold Corey. She is also survived by many wonderful nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009, at St. John Catholic Church, 516 |De Pere Street, Menasha, with Fr. Larry Canavera officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will take place in Kelso-Union Cemetery, Kaukauna. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

    The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at The Gardens of Fountain Way Assisted Living and to her special friends and caregivers from Heartland Hospice. Also, a special thank you to Dr. Jack Anderson, Dr. John Grandone and Dr. Paul McAvoy for their compassionate care over the years.

    Martens-Laemmrich
    Funeral Home
    Menasha 920-722-8252
    Light a candle in memory
    of Althea at:
    www.martens-laemmrichfuneralhome.com.

Harold William Acker

M, b. August 13, 1920, d. May 26, 1999

Parents

Family: Athea Rose Gaffney (b. March 31, 1932, d. May 6, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Harold William Acker was born on August 13, 1920 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Athea Rose Gaffney were married on June 22, 1960.
  • Death: Harold William Acker died on May 26, 1999, at age 78.
  • Burial: He was buried in Kelso Cemetery, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

David Acker

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Parents

Ann Acker

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Roger Peterson

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Family: Ann Acker

Patricia Acker

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Parents

Arthur Henry Henke

M, b. March 23, 1915, d. May 7, 2009

Parents

Family: Helen L Muenster (b. February 14, 1920, d. July 30, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Arthur Henry Henke was born on March 23, 1915.
  • Marriage: He and Helen L Muenster were married on October 18, 1941 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Arthur Henry Henke died on May 7, 2009, at age 94, in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: May 8, 2009


    Henke, Arthur H.


    Arthur H. Henke, Town of Center, age 94, passed away May 7, 2009, at the residence of his daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Ralph Beyer. He was born March 23, 1915, son of the late Gustave and Ella (Klitzke) Henke.

    On October 18, 1941, he was united in marriage to Helen Muenster at the Freedom Moravian Church. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2003.

    Art farmed and worked at Valley Iron Works (later became Allis Chalmers). He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Town of Center and served on the church council for a number of years. He enjoyed playing cards, and time spent with his family.

    He is survived by his daughters: Carol Konrad, Shirley (Ralph) Beyer, Sandra Olson, one son, James (Nancy) Henke, 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dorothy Henke, Victor (Barb) Muenster, Lavern Muenster, Delores Muenster; special cousin, Rita Volkman and other cousins.

    Arthur was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amy Beyer; brothers: Willard, Carl, and sister, Ethel Volkman.

    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home on Sunday, May 10, 2009, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Monday, May 11, 2009, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Town of Center, from 9:30 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jeffrey Suhr and Pastor Micha Martin officiating. Entombment at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

    www.muehlboettcher.com

    Special thank you to ThedaCare Hospice, Kelly, Heidi, Jolene and Roxanne, to Ralph and Shirley for taking care of Dad the past two years.

    A memorial fund has been established to St. John's Evangelical Church and Fox Valley Lutheran School.

Helen L Muenster

F, b. February 14, 1920, d. July 30, 2003

Family: Arthur Henry Henke (b. March 23, 1915, d. May 7, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen L Muenster was born on February 14, 1920 in Town of Osborn, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Arthur Henry Henke were married on October 18, 1941 in Freedom, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Helen L Muenster died on July 30, 2003, at age 83.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Carol Henke

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Shirley Henke

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Parents

Family: Ralph Beyer

Ralph Beyer

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Sandra Henke

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Parents

James A Henke

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Parents

Nancy Unknown

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Carl H Henke

M, b. June 3, 1923, d. November 23, 2003

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Carl H Henke was born on June 3, 1923 in Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on November 23, 2003, at age 80.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Dorothy Presteen

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Family: Carl H Henke (b. June 3, 1923, d. November 23, 2003)

John Derfus

M, b. January 11, 1842, d. May 5, 1891

Family: Anna Mary Wiersekel (b. July 14, 1854, d. June 7, 1905)

Biography

  • Birth: John Derfus was born on January 11, 1842.
  • Death: He died on May 5, 1891, at age 49.
  • Burial: He was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Sherwood, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.