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Louisa Meidam

F, b. July 17, 1868, d. June 5, 1953

Parents

Family: George Montgomery (b. circa 1868)

Biography

  • Birth: Louisa Meidam was born on July 17, 1868 in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and George Montgomery were married on May 6, 1891.
  • Death: Louisa Meidam died on June 5, 1953, at age 84.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Peter R VanOoyen

M, b. March 1859, d. February 12, 1912

Parents

Family: Mary Meidam (b. August 7, 1862, d. May 15, 1893)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter R VanOoyen was born in March 1859.
  • Marriage: He and Mary Meidam were married in 1884.
  • Death: Peter R VanOoyen died on February 12, 1912, at age 52, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Rubin Nelson LaPlant

M, b. April 2, 1898, d. June 24, 1967

Parents

Family: Angeline Casctlian Fischer (b. May 3, 1898, d. March 14, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Rubin Nelson LaPlant was born on April 2, 1898 in Lena, Oconto Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Angeline Casctlian Fischer were married on November 9, 1918 in St Joseph Church, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Rubin Nelson LaPlant died on June 24, 1967, at age 69, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Gerald Felix LaPlant

M, b. June 4, 1921, d. September 10, 1984

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Biography

  • Birth: Gerald Felix LaPlant was born on June 4, 1921 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 10, 1984, at age 63.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Harold Francis LaPlant

M, b. November 27, 1919, d. April 26, 1991

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Biography

  • Birth: Harold Francis LaPlant was born on November 27, 1919 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 26, 1991, at age 71.

Mark Gene Langdon

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Shirley May LaPlant

F, b. September 18, 1935, d. March 14, 2016

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Shirley May LaPlant was born on September 18, 1935 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on March 14, 2016, at age 80, in Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Dew, Shirley M.

    Shirley M. Dew, age 80, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016 at Wheaton Franciscan- All Saints Medical Center. Shirley was born in Appleton, WI, September 18, 1935, daughter of the late Rueben and Angeline (Nee: Fisher) LaPlant.

    Moving to Racine from Green Bay in 1960, Shirley was employed for many years at In-Sink-Erator, retiring in 1991. Shirley was a longtime and active member of St. Edward Catholic Church where she took great pride cleaning the church and caring for their gardens. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Harmony Club.

    She will be sadly missed by her children, Cheryl (Dr. Harold) Garner, Kath (Jim) Syring; her grandchildren, Angeline (Wade) Kizewski, Scot (Rachel) Skarda, Hayley M. Syring, Melissa (Velmer) VanDerWel, Scott Garner; her six great-grandchildren, Riley, Trent, Rex, Noah, Chloe, and Parker; sister, Theresa VanDeraa of Appleton; sister-in-law, Dorothy "Dot" Mitchell of Kaukauna; nieces, nephews; best friends, Betty Beadles, Carla Greening; numerous friends including the St. Edward Parish Family; wonderful neighbors, Lee Panyk, Sara, Dino, and Sophia. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Harold, Gerald "Ikey" and Robert.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 19, 2016, 1:00 P.M. at St. Edward Catholic Church, 1401 Grove Avenue, Racine, with Rev. Allen Bratkowski officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from 11:00 A.M. until time of Mass at 1:00 P.M. Private interment will be held.

    A special thank you to Dr. Ryan Engel, Dr. Hai Dang Hoang, nurses and staff in oncology, for their loving and compassionate care.

    MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888

    Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com
    Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 18, 2016.

Robert James LaPlant

M, b. March 23, 1938, d. April 10, 2013

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Robert James LaPlant was born on March 23, 1938 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on April 10, 2013, at age 75.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Robert J. La Plant, "Fireball", Kaukauna, was called home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, with his family by his side, at Appleton Medical Center following a severe stroke. Bob was born on March 23, 1938 in Appleton, son of the late Rubin and Angeline (Fischer) La Plant. Bob graduated from Appleton West. He was employed at Badger Northland for 39 years. He then worked at Miller St. Nazianz until he retired. Bob loved to garden and shared his vegetables with all. He loved hunting and fishing with his family, going to the Holy Cross Tournaments where he won the outstanding "Fan Award", playing bingo and softball. He also loved to watch his children and grandchildren play sports and other activities. Bob was a country music fan and loved going to various concerts. He was an Army Veteran having served from 1956 to 1964. Bob was married to Dorothy Basler for 19 years.

    He is survived by his 6 children: Sharon (Kevin) Johnson, Kaukauna and their children Christina and Chris, Jim (Barb), Black Creek, Dave (Pam), Freedom and their children, Patrick and Christopher Van Camp and Trevor La Plant, John (Lisa), Menasha and their children, Angie and Danielle, Susan (Keith) Thon, Kaukauna and their children Haydn and Kiarra, and Linda (Dan) Luneau, East Troy and their children McKoy and Bayler; 2 sisters: Theresa Van Derra, Kaukauna and Shirley Dew, Racine; numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Harold and Gerald "Iky"; and a brother-in-law, Donald Van Derra.

    The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH at ST. MARY CHURCH, 119 W. 7th St., Kaukauna with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Friends will be received on FRIDAY (TODAY), April 12, 2013 at BOETTCHER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., a Parish Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friends may call again directly at church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established. Full Military Rites will be conducted immediately following the services at the church. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery in Appleton. www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com.

Felix LaPlant

M, b. circa 1870

Family: Julia Vertz (b. circa 1870)

Biography

  • Birth: Felix LaPlant was born circa 1870.

Julia Vertz

F, b. circa 1870

Family: Felix LaPlant (b. circa 1870)

Biography

  • Birth: Julia Vertz was born circa 1870.

John Beschta

M, b. September 12, 1882, d. November 9, 1924

Parents

Family: Anna Schabert (b. circa 1882)

Biography

  • Birth: John Beschta was born on September 12, 1882.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Schabert were married on October 6, 1909.
  • Death: John Beschta died on November 9, 1924, at age 42.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: John beschta, 42, died Sunday of heart disease while he was hunting with his sons in a swamp west of Mackville. He is survived by his eidow; his mother, Mrs. Joseph Beschta; Appleton; four children, Norman, John, Lucille and LaVerne all of Appleton; three bothers. Peter, Stephensville; Anton, Black Creek; and Matt, Grand Chute; three Sisters, Mrs. Anna Hoyer, Hortgonville; Mrs. Catherine Fisher and MRs. William Horn, Appleton.
    The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the home, 517 Douglas st. Interment will be in Riverside cemetery. The Rev. F. L. Schreckenberg will be in charge.

John Beschta

M, b. March 15, 1914, d. January 18, 1981

Parents

Family: Alice Freda Werth (b. August 18, 1911, d. April 20, 2001)

Biography

  • Birth: John Beschta was born on March 15, 1914 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Alice Freda Werth were married on April 24, 1937 in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John Beschta died on January 18, 1981, at age 66, in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Lucille Beschta

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LaVerne Beschta

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Rose VanHeuklon

F, b. September 22, 1890, d. May 23, 1957

Parents

Family: Matt Canada (b. November 8, 1884, d. May 10, 1957)

Biography

  • Birth: Rose VanHeuklon was born on September 22, 1890 in Fall River, Bristol Co, Massachusetts.
  • Death: She died on May 23, 1957, at age 66.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Matt Canada

M, b. November 8, 1884, d. May 10, 1957

Family: Rose VanHeuklon (b. September 22, 1890, d. May 23, 1957)

Biography

  • Birth: Matt Canada was born on November 8, 1884 in Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts.
  • Death: He died on May 10, 1957, at age 72.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Josephine Kazmarek

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Parents

Family: Benedict Hendricks (b. June 18, 1930, d. December 24, 1956)

Luann C Uttecht

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Clara A Burdick

F, b. December 8, 1869, d. August 2, 1944

Parents

Family: William Stutzman (b. November 8, 1874, d. April 14, 1875)

Biography

  • Birth: Clara A Burdick was born on December 8, 1869 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and William Stutzman were married on July 26, 1894.
  • Death: Clara A Burdick died on August 2, 1944, at age 74.

William Stutzman

M, b. May 29, 1896, d. October 1987

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: William Stutzman was born on May 29, 1896.
  • Death: He died in October 1987, at age 91.

Michael Alan Schnese

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Ella Stutzman

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Raymond Russell Stutzman

M, b. May 18, 1903, d. November 24, 1974

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Russell Stutzman was born on May 18, 1903.
  • Death: He died on November 24, 1974, at age 71.

Earl I Stutzman

M, b. November 13, 1908, d. July 4, 1978

Parents

Family: Cora Stuewer (b. April 24, 1909, d. February 20, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Earl I Stutzman was born on November 13, 1908 in Black Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 4, 1978, at age 69.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Orlo Leon Stutzman

M, b. July 2, 1898, d. March 31, 1977

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Orlo Leon Stutzman was born on July 2, 1898.
  • Death: He died on March 31, 1977, at age 78, in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.