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Jennifer Lopas

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Scott Lopas

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Leslie Reardon

M, b. August 23, 1902, d. November 1, 1982

Family: Ruth Margaret Green (b. August 24, 1906, d. July 4, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: Leslie Reardon was born on August 23, 1902.
  • Marriage: He and Ruth Margaret Green were married on September 4, 1934.
  • Death: Leslie Reardon died on November 1, 1982, at age 80.

Clarence M Krahn

M, b. July 17, 1929, d. February 28, 2010

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Family: Juelaine Mavis Rusch (b. March 7, 1931, d. July 10, 2014)

Biography

  • Birth: Clarence M Krahn was born on July 17, 1929.
  • Marriage: He and Juelaine Mavis Rusch were married on June 30, 1951.
  • Death: Clarence M Krahn died on February 28, 2010, at age 80, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: March 1, 2010


    Krahn, Clarence M.


    Clarence M. Krahn, 80, Seymour, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour. He was born July 17, 1929, to the late Herbert and Olga (Schueler) Krahn.

    On June 30, 1951, he was united in marriage to Juelaine Rusch in Seymour. For over 58 years, he would commonly greet her with a "Hello Beautiful." Following marriage, the couple moved to their homestead in the Town of Seymour and have resided there since. Clarence was very proud of his farm and over the years was recognized several times for his accomplishments. He was also vital in developing Precision Forest Products in Black Creek.

    Clarence loved to be out in the woods and was a prolific hunter. He bagged several trophy bucks, a state record black bear and elk during his many hunting excursions. He also enjoyed going fishing when he had the opportunity, especially with his grandson, Chris. His close companionship with Chris continued until his final days.

    Clarence's family was a very important part of his life. He was always eager to spend as much time with them as possible, which included several trips to Florida and out west. Clarence was often spotted driving around the area in his famous grey truck.

    In addition to his wife, Juelaine, he is survived by his children, Kevan (Sandy) Krahn, Seymour; Rhonda (Todd) Vande Corput, Seymour; and Renae (Mark) Parker, Black Creek; grandson, Christopher Vande Corput, Seymour; and sister-in-law, Evalyn (Dan) Johnson, Seymour.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Alice Krahn; and brother-in-law, Bernard Rusch.

    Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. until services at 7:30 p.m. with Ron Vercimak officiating. Burial will take place at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Seymour.

    Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com.

Lewis Henry Dunst

M, b. November 16, 1948, d. November 18, 1948

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Biography

  • Birth: Lewis Henry Dunst was born on November 16, 1948.
  • Death: He died on November 18, 1948, at age 0.

Michael Jaskolski

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Family: Vernice Green (b. March 7, 1913)

Michael P Kujawa

M, b. May 11, 1912, d. June 14, 1982

Family: Muriel Marie Green (b. July 23, 1916, d. September 7, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Michael P Kujawa was born on May 11, 1912.
  • Marriage: He and Muriel Marie Green were married on September 26, 1936 in St John the Baptist Church, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Michael P Kujawa died on June 14, 1982, at age 70.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Albert Elisha Armitage

M, b. August 13, 1859, d. September 20, 1941

Family: Mary Ann Heintz (b. April 16, 1862, d. May 19, 1938)

Biography

  • Birth: Albert Elisha Armitage was born on August 13, 1859 in Neosho, Dodge Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Ann Heintz were married on August 28, 1880 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Albert Elisha Armitage died on September 20, 1941, at age 82, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Seymour City Cemetery, Seymour, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Albert E. Armitage who is engaged in farming in Seymour township, where he owns valuable property on section 17, is also extensively interested in stock buying and shipping and has been identified with the growth and development of this section of Outagamie County for a number of years. He was born July 13, 1859, at Rubicon, Wisconsin, a son of Thomas and Mary Jane (Strait) Armitage, the former a native of England and the latter of New York. They were married in Dodge County, Wisconsin, Mr. Armitage having come to this section at the age of eight years with his parents, Joseph and Mary (Sykes) Armitage, whose other children were: William, Sykes, Ambrose, Phoebe, Albert, Thomas, Joseph, Robert, Fannie and Willis. Joseph Armitage was a weaver by trade and came to Dodge Co., Wisconsin, in 1836, the last four years of his life being spent in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co., where he died at the age of seventy-six years. During his residence in Dodge Co., he served as Justice of the Peace. His father, Thomas Armitage, was a head mechanic and foreman in the weaving mills near Manchester, England. Thomas Armitage, the father of Albert E. came to Seymour, Wisconsin in 1870, but after six years went to Monterey, Michigan, where his death occurred in 1911, when he had reached the age of seventy-six years. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served as a member of the Eighth Wisconsin Volunteers for three years. His wife, who bore the maiden name of Mary Jane Strait, was bon in New York, daughter of Jesse B. and Saah J. (Allwood) Strait. Jess B. Strait was found in the Strait of Belisle, tied and a shawl to a plank, having possibly been cast from some sinking vessel, and he was given the name of Strait by those who rescued him. He had four children: Nemiah, Mary Jane, Hoza and Sarah.

    Albert E. Armitage received his education in the log schoolhouse of school district No. 1 which is now one of the handsomest country schools in the State, and at the age of seventeen years started to make his own way in the world. he engaged in farming in Dodge county, and came to Seymour township with his family when he had scarcely a dollar in his pockets, his sole possessions being one horse and two four year old cows. Locating on the old Hathaway place on section 17, on which there were two log cabins, he began to cultivate the land, and he has been so successful that he now has a fourteen room house, a barn 40x100 feet, and a fine silo. His buildings are fitted with cement floors and patent stanchions, and his barn has a basement under all. In addition to clearing up three forty acre tracts in Cicero township, he owns eighty acres of land in Colby, and all are well stocked and in a fine state of cultivation. He is in partnership with Robert Kuhn, of Seymour, in the stock buying business.

    On August 29, 1880, Mr. Armitage was married to Mary A. Heintz, who was born April 16, 1862, daughter of Jacob Heintz, and to this union there have been born twelve children: Amy, William, Mina, Harry, Phoebe, Alvah, Claude, Fannie, Nora, Laura, Irwin and Melvin.

Mary Ann Heintz

F, b. April 16, 1862, d. May 19, 1938

Family: Albert Elisha Armitage (b. August 13, 1859, d. September 20, 1941)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Ann Heintz was born on April 16, 1862 in Neosho, Dodge Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Albert Elisha Armitage were married on August 28, 1880 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Mary Ann Heintz died on May 19, 1938, at age 76, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Seymour City Cemetery, Seymour, Wisconsin.

John Green

M, b. circa 1840

Family: Christine Siebert (b. circa 1840)

Biography

  • Birth: John Green was born circa 1840.

Christine Siebert

F, b. circa 1840

Family: John Green (b. circa 1840)

Biography

  • Birth: Christine Siebert was born circa 1840.

Minnie Ritzke

F, b. September 12, 1899, d. June 13, 1950

Family: August Klitzke (b. July 4, 1901, d. June 18, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Minnie Ritzke was born on September 12, 1899 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 13, 1950, at age 50.
  • Burial: She was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.

William Powell

M, b. September 15, 1824, d. June 14, 1909

Family: Emily A Greater (b. February 1, 1848, d. May 13, 1916)

Biography

  • Birth: William Powell was born on September 15, 1824 in England.
  • Marriage: He and Emily A Greater were married in 1879.
  • Death: William Powell died on June 14, 1909, at age 84, in Stockbridge, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.

Michelle Nunez

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David Orlovsky

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Kevin Lefers

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Julie Holler

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Amy E Posner

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Marian R Peeters

F, b. 1954, d. 1959

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  • Birth: Marian R Peeters was born in 1954.
  • Death: She died in 1959, at age ~5.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

Beatrice F Frederick

F, b. May 6, 1922, d. July 21, 2009

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Family: Herbert W Bastian (b. September 11, 1911, d. February 1, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Beatrice F Frederick was born on May 6, 1922 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Herbert W Bastian were married on October 12, 1944 in Oconto Falls, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Beatrice F Frederick died on July 21, 2009, at age 87, in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: July 23, 2009


    Bastian, Beatrice F.


    Beatrice F. Bastian, 87, Brillion, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at the Chilton Care Center where she had been a patient for several weeks. Beatrice was born May 6, 1922, in Appleton to the late John H. and Clara (Daelke) Frederick.

    Beatrice was a graduate of Freedom High School and the Outagamie Normal School in Kaukauna. She taught school in Outagamie County from 1942-44. On October 12, 1944, she married Herbert W. Bastian in Oconto Falls. Together they farmed in the Town of Brillion until retiring in 1977.

    Beatrice was a member of the Rural Brillion United Methodist Church and was a Sunday School teacher, secretary of the Christian Education board and the church historian. She was also the past secretary for the Brillion Historical Society. Faith and family were very important to Beatrice.

    Beatrice is survived by her husband of nearly 65 years, Herbert, Brillion; three sons and daughters-in-law: James and Delores, Forest Junction; Joel and Kris, Sheboygan; John and Nina, Manitowoc; three grandchildren and their spouses, Daniel and Sara Bastian, Madison; Brian and Lynn Bastian, Green Bay; Brandon and Ruth Cook, Neenah; a foster granddaughter, Michelle Heck, Sheboygan, and her son B.J. Jones; a great-granddaughter, Hannah Cook, Neenah; other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her brother Earl J. Frederick, her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Ralph Bastian, Nelson Bastian, Norma Bastian, Ora Bastian and Eulalia Wolfmeyer.

    Visitation will be at the Wieting Funeral Home, Brillion, from Noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Becky Kindschi officiating. Burial will be in the Brillion Community Cemetery.

    The family wishes to thank the staff at the Chilton Care Center for their kindness and care for Beatrice during her illness.

Herbert W Bastian

M, b. September 11, 1911, d. February 1, 2010

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Biography

  • Birth: Herbert W Bastian was born on September 11, 1911 in Brillion, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Beatrice F Frederick were married on October 12, 1944 in Oconto Falls, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Herbert W Bastian died on February 1, 2010, at age 98, in Chilton, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: February 4, 2010


    Bastian, Herbert W.


    Herbert W. Bastian, 98, Brillion, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2010, at Calumet Medical Center, Chilton. Herbert was born September 11, 1911, in the Town of Brillion to the late Henry L. Bastian and Elizabeth (Zick) Bastian. On October 12, 1944, Herbert married Beatrice Frederick in Oconto Falls. She preceded him in death on July 21, 2009. Herbert lived and farmed in the Town of Brillion until 1976 when he and his family built a new home on part of their farm property.

    Herbert was a faithful member of the Rural Brillion United Methodist Church, serving as Sunday School superintendent and teacher, President of the Methodist Brotherhood and President of the Official Board of the Church, as well as participating in many Bible studies over the years. He was also a member of the Men's Quartet and the Brillion Brillionaires Barbershoppers. Herbert was also a Director of Forest Assembly and a Past President of the Brillion Historical Society. He was also a member, serving as secretary of the Brillion Co-op Board and a member of the Alcott and Forest Junction School Boards.

    Herbert was a skilled woodworker, creating many custom pieces of furniture for his and Beatrice's home and for family and friends. Many people are proud owners of Herbert's trademark bench. He also loved to care for his garden, and was especially proud of his potato crop each year. In addition, Herbert was a great game player, especially Uno and Rummikub.

    Herbert is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: James and Delores, Forest Junction; Joel and Kris, Sheboygan; John and Nina, Manitowoc; three grandchildren and their spouses and children: Daniel and Sara Bastian and their daughter Lilianna, Madison; Brian and Lynn Bastian and their daughter Eva, Green Bay; Brandon and Ruth Cook and their daughter Hannah, Neenah; one foster granddaughter, Michelle Heck, Sheboygan and her son B.J. Jones; other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his wife, Herbert was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph and Nelson; three sisters: Norma Bastian, Ora Bastian and Eulalia Wolfmeyer; and brother-in-law, Earl Frederick.

    Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Wieting Funeral Home in Brillion with Pastor Becky Kindschi officiating. Burial will be in the Brillion Community Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

    The family wishes to thank the staff at the Chilton Care Center and Calumet Medical Center for their kindness and care for Herbert the past several months.

James Bastian

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Delores Boettcher

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Joel Peter Bastian

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