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Leslie D VanHorn

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Lisa Marie Zima

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Daniel VanHorn

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Lucille Irene Brightman

F, b. January 30, 1923, d. May 14, 2015

Parents

Family: Merlin Hegner (b. May 17, 1921, d. July 2, 2007)

Biography

  • Birth: Lucille Irene Brightman was born on January 30, 1923.
  • Marriage: She and Merlin Hegner were married on December 12, 1942.
  • Death: Lucille Irene Brightman died on May 14, 2015, at age 92.
  • Note: Lucille Irene Hegner

    Our loving mother, Lucille Irene Hegner, age 92, passed away with her family by her side on Thursday, May 14, 2015. She was born on January 30, 1923 to the late Edna and Floyd Brightman, and she was raised on the family farm in the Town of Clayton. Lucille married Merlin Hegner on December 12, 1942, and they spent 65 years together before he passed away in 2007. Lucille and Merlin moved to Lakewood, Wisconsin during the 1970's where they owned and operated a gas station and a tavern. She enjoyed playing cards, spending time in her garden with flowers and plants, golfing, and birdwatching. Lucille was a very loving, compassionate woman who loved her family dearly. Being close to her family was very important to her, especially when she was able to live with her daughter Kay, son-in-law Kutz, and granddaughter Sarah for the last three years. She treasured the time that she was able to spend with her entire family, and they will miss her dearly.

    Lucille is survived by her children: Gene (Mary Lou) Hegner, Robert (special friend Ellen Igl) Hegner, Ken (Bonnie) Hegner, Anna (special friend Abel Romo) Hegner, Kay (Eugene "Kutz") Hemauer; sister Betty Olson; daughter-in-law Marilyn Hegner; sisters-in-law Marcy Brightman and Margie Hegner; 35 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Merlin Hegner; son Charles Hegner; daughter-in-law Kathleen Hegner; brothers Willis and Bob Brightman; and sisters Mildred Van Horn and Mae Klemp.

    The funeral service for Lucille will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS LUTHERAN CHURCH, N1615 Meadowview Drive, Greenville with Rev. Nate Reichle officiating. A time of visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral. Lucille will be laid to rest in the Clayton Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.

Merlin Hegner

M, b. May 17, 1921, d. July 2, 2007

Family: Lucille Irene Brightman (b. January 30, 1923, d. May 14, 2015)

Biography

  • Birth: Merlin Hegner was born on May 17, 1921.
  • Marriage: He and Lucille Irene Brightman were married on December 12, 1942.
  • Death: Merlin Hegner died on July 2, 2007, at age 86.

Elizabeth Brightman

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Family: Roland P Olson (b. January 11, 1927, d. July 21, 1999)

Mae Katherine Brightman

F, b. May 12, 1919, d. March 13, 1993

Parents

Family: Anton Henoch Klemp (b. January 31, 1918, d. June 1, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: Mae Katherine Brightman was born on May 12, 1919 in Larsen, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Anton Henoch Klemp were married in May 1943.
  • Death: Mae Katherine Brightman died on March 13, 1993, at age 73.

Anton Henoch Klemp

M, b. January 31, 1918, d. June 1, 1996

Family: Mae Katherine Brightman (b. May 12, 1919, d. March 13, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Anton Henoch Klemp was born on January 31, 1918.
  • Marriage: He and Mae Katherine Brightman were married in May 1943.
  • Death: Anton Henoch Klemp died on June 1, 1996, at age 78.

Willis Damond Brightman

M, b. September 24, 1916, d. May 14, 2003

Parents

Family 2: Pearl Lindvall

Biography

  • Birth: Willis Damond Brightman was born on September 24, 1916 in Larsen, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on May 14, 2003 in Fond du Lac, Fond du lac Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on May 14, 2003, at age 86, in Fond du Lac, Fond du lac Co, Wisconsin.

Robert Brightman

M, b. November 27, 1927, d. September 17, 1999

Parents

Family: Evelyn Welson (b. June 10, 1926, d. August 24, 2012)

Biography

  • Birth: Robert Brightman was born on November 27, 1927.
  • Death: He died on September 17, 1999, at age 71, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.

Evelyn Welson

F, b. June 10, 1926, d. August 24, 2012

Family: Robert Brightman (b. November 27, 1927, d. September 17, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Evelyn Welson was born on June 10, 1926.
  • Death: She died on August 24, 2012, at age 86.

Roland P Olson

M, b. January 11, 1927, d. July 21, 1999

Biography

  • Birth: Roland P Olson was born on January 11, 1927.
  • Death: He died on July 21, 1999, at age 72.

Frederik Louie Ahrens

M, b. June 27, 1860, d. March 21, 1922

Parents

Family: Wilhelmina Bratsch (b. January 8, 1860, d. July 20, 1925)

Biography

  • Birth: Frederik Louie Ahrens was born on June 27, 1860 in Cook County, Illinois.
  • Marriage: He and Wilhelmina Bratsch were married in 1881 in Minnesota.
  • Death: Frederik Louie Ahrens died on March 21, 1922, at age 61, in Minnesota.

Wilhelmina Bratsch

F, b. January 8, 1860, d. July 20, 1925

Parents

Family: Frederik Louie Ahrens (b. June 27, 1860, d. March 21, 1922)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilhelmina Bratsch was born on January 8, 1860 in Berlin, Germany.
  • Marriage: She and Frederik Louie Ahrens were married in 1881 in Minnesota.
  • Death: Wilhelmina Bratsch died on July 20, 1925, at age 65, in Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Henry Ahrens

M, b. August 2, 1833, d. January 30, 1914

Family: Minnie Bobsin (b. May 15, 1842, d. July 29, 1910)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Ahrens was born on August 2, 1833 in Hannover, Stadt Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.
  • Death: He died on January 30, 1914, at age 80, in Beaver Falls, Renville Co, Minnesota.

Minnie Bobsin

F, b. May 15, 1842, d. July 29, 1910

Parents

Family: Henry Ahrens (b. August 2, 1833, d. January 30, 1914)

Biography

  • Birth: Minnie Bobsin was born on May 15, 1842 in Mechlenburg, Schwerin, Germany.
  • Death: She died on July 29, 1910, at age 68, in Beaver Falls, Renville Co, Minnesota.

Christian Bobzien

M, b. circa 1807, d. October 31, 1873

Parents

Family: Maria Sophia Christine Harder (b. circa 1817)

Biography

  • Birth: Christian Bobzien was born circa 1807 in Mechlenburg, Schwerin, Germany.
  • Death: He died on October 31, 1873.

Maria Sophia Christine Harder

F, b. circa 1817

Family: Christian Bobzien (b. circa 1807, d. October 31, 1873)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Sophia Christine Harder was born circa 1817 in Prussia.

Elisabeth Maria VanDeursen

F, b. February 7, 1848

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Biography

  • Birth: Elisabeth Maria VanDeursen was born on February 7, 1848 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Leonardus VanDeursen

M, b. February 22, 1868, d. March 24, 1869

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Biography

  • Birth: Leonardus VanDeursen was born on February 22, 1868 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died on March 24, 1869, at age 1, in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Hubertus Arnoldus VanDeursen

M, b. October 9, 1872

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Biography

  • Birth: Hubertus Arnoldus VanDeursen was born on October 9, 1872 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Seraphinus VanDeursen

M, b. December 11, 1873

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Biography

  • Birth: Seraphinus VanDeursen was born on December 11, 1873 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Anna Catharina VanDeursen

F, b. March 2, 1875

Parents

Family: Johannes Franciscus VanLieshout (b. circa 1875)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Catharina VanDeursen was born on March 2, 1875 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Johannes Franciscus VanLieshout were married on January 9, 1899 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Theodorus VanDeursen

M, b. June 7, 1877

Parents

Family: Susanna Elisabeth Gielissen (b. circa 1877)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodorus VanDeursen was born on June 7, 1877 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Susanna Elisabeth Gielissen were married on November 16, 1909 in Asten, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Sophia VanDeursen

F, b. August 31, 1881, d. June 13, 1939

Parents

Family: Hendrikus Waltherus VanMierlo (b. circa 1880)

Biography

  • Birth: Sophia VanDeursen was born on August 31, 1881 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hendrikus Waltherus VanMierlo were married on January 10, 1901 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Sophia VanDeursen died on June 13, 1939, at age 57, in Eindhoven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.