Travis J. Geske
Travis J. Geske, 15, of Wabeno, died Wednesday, August 23, 2000. Friends called upon the family at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wabeno. Funeral services were Monday, August 28. Suminski Funeral Home of Wabeno handled the arrangements.
Infant Adelaide Rose Schroeder
Infant Adelaide Rose Schroeder was born to eternal life Saturday, August 19, 2000. She will be sadly missed by her parents Greg Schroeder and Lois Glime and her brother Benjamin Glime. She is further survived by many relatives. Friends called at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Lena, Friday, August 25, 2000 from 6-8 p.m. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Frank Schrage officiating.
Walter Angrabright, 83, of Sobieski, died Thursday August 24, 2000 at Brown County Mental Health Center, Green Bay. He was born to the late Louis and Dorothy Frease Angrabright January 13, 1917 in Stiles Junction, WI. Walter is survived by one brother, Harold Angrabright, Oconto Falls; and four sisters, Genevieve Bonk, Abrams; June Les Rosenberg, Sobieski; Florence Chester Kaminski, Oconto; and Beatrice Jasinski, Milwaukee. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Private arrangements in the care of Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Oconto.
Richard Allen Bond
Richard Allen Bond, 56, 1133 E. Nawada St., Appleton died August 23, 2000 in Appleton. Richard was born May 13, 1944 in Boise, Idaho to the late Howard and Frances Conifn Bond. He graduated from Oconto High School in 1962 and from Milton College in 1969. After graduating he worked for Heins Enterprises, Oshkosh. Richard managed restaurants in Oshkosh, Madison and Oklahoma City, OK. He returned to Wisconsin and over the next 17 years co-owned and managed High Cliff Supper Club, Allouez Cafe, J. Daun's Family Restaurant and the Market Place Cafe. On retiring from the restaurant business he spent the last 11/2 years working for Wise recycling. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Appleton. Richard loved to travel and planned many family vacations. He is survived by his wife, Beth Bond; two daughters, Emily Jane Bond of Minneapolis, MN; Abigail Lynn Bond of Appleton; other relatives and many family friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Steven. Friends called at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1617 W. Pine St., Appleton, from 10 a.m. Saturday until noon. Mass of Christian Burial was noon Saturday at the Church with Rev. John Borgstadt officiating. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, assisted the family.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
Carol S. Arveson
Carol S. Arveson, 84, Suring, died unexpectedly August 18, 2000 at Community Memorial Hospital. She was born March 28, 1916 in Maple Valley to the late Peter and Martha Arveson Mikkelson. Carol married Chester Arveson June 1, 1935. She was a lifelong member of Maple Valley Community Church. Carol greatly enjoyed her Church, family and home. Survivors include her daughter and family, Sally Bob Hunt, of Gillett; one son, Roger Arveson, of Green Bay; one brother, Dale Teddy Mikkelson, of Gillett; brother-in-law, Clyde Spaulding, of Abrams; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Carol was preceded in death by her husband Chester March 21, 1985, and infant son Kenneth, her brother, Ervin Mikkelson, and her sister, Ellen Spaulding. Visitation was held at Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring. Funeral service was held Monday 10:30 a.m. at Maple Valley Community Church with Pastor Kevin Kuhn officiating. Burial in Hickory Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in memory of Carol.
Mrs. Florence DeKeuster
Mrs. Florence DeKeuster, 80, Oconto, died Sunday morning August 20, 2000 at home. She was born on January 8, 1920 in Casco. On November 4, 1945 Florence was united in marriage to Lester DeKeuster. He preceded her in death on July 26, 1999. The couple farmed in the Town of Pensaukee most of their married lives. Florence also worked at the Bond Pickle Factory and the Elliott Glove Company for many years until her retirement. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, Oconto. Florence is survived by nieces, nephews, cousions, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers Bill, and Walter Koss. Friends may call at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (St. Joseph Site), 716 Madison St., Oconto from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial 3 p.m. at the church with Rev. David Ruby officiating. Burial to follow at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Rue Windrym-Armour, 88, a resident of Scandia Village Nursing Home, passed away early Sunday morning, May 5, 2002, at Scandia Village in Sister Bay. Rue moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1998 and to Scandia in July 2001. She was born June 30, 1913, in Scotland, the daughter of the late William and Ellen Ireland McIlwain. After graduating from Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she taught English. On March 31, 1936 she married Samuel Windrym-Armour in Dromore, County Down, Northern Ireland. In 1951 they moved to the United States, where Rue was a banker in St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of Webster Hills Methodist Church in Webster Groves, Mo., and its Sunshine Circle. Her husband preceded her in death in March 1985. Survivors include her two daughters, Heather Hudson Hellmich, a retired circuit judge in St. Louis, now of Sturgeon Bay, and Vivi Gary Dilweg, a retired circuit judge in Green Bay; three grandchildren, Sean Sona Olson Dilweg of Madison, Rory Andrea Dilweg of Green Bay, Travis Dilweg of New York, N.Y.; and one great-grandson, Mercer Olson Dilweg of Madison. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, William McIlwain. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sturgeon Bay, with the Rev. Kenneth Boettcher officiating and the Rev. Clarence Gall assisting. Refreshments and visitation immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Donor Services Center, P.O. Box 4594, New York, NY 10163-4594. Huehns Funeral Home of Sturgeon Bay is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gisbert ‘Gis’ Veldhuizen
Gisbert 'Gis' Veldhuizen, 80, longtime resident of the Village of Howard, died Monday, May 6, 2002, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born April 19, 1922, in Allouez, the youngest of the children to the late Garrit and Woutje Veldhuizen. He was the first of his family to be born in the United States. In the 1940s he married Dawn McDonald in Green Bay. Gisbert was well known as a very hard working man. He owned and operated a hog farm in Howard for many years and also worked in the construction industry. Gis was a very athletic man in his younger years. He was the Fox Valley Heavyweight Judo Champion in 1959. Gisbert also enjoyed motorcycling, waterskiing and had a passion for polka dancing. He was a pilot for many years and also operated his own airport on the family farm. Gisbert was a charter member of First Assembly of God Church. He was a very active in the church and was a superintendent of Sunday school at one time. Gis was very well known in the church for his wonderful singing voice. Survivors include his three sons and daughters-in-law, Gisbert Jr. and Norma Veldhuizen, Green Bay, Kevin and Linda Veldhuizen, Texas, Kirk and Karen Veldhuizen, Suamico; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Randy Veldhuizen. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday. The Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Lewin officiating. Burial will be in Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Gis’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of San Luis Manor for their wonderful care of Gis during his years there. A memorial fund has been established in his memory.