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AMPE, Blanche Mary; RR 3 Langton, ON, Canada; born Apr 12,1901 Adinkerke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 28,1987; daughter of Karl CLARYSSE & Marie IMPINES
ANDRIES, Maria; of Delhi, Ont, Canada; born Ruddervoorde, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Nov 16,1995; age 88th year; husband Andre ANDRIES 1971; daughter of Petrus GEVAERT & Elodie Maria ROELENS
ANSEEUW, Maurice M, born May 9,1909 Ardodie, West Flanders, Belgium died Feb 3,1989 s/o Emericus Anseeuw & Pharilda Gruyaert *Tillsonburg News Obits*
ANTONISSEN, Anna Rosalia; Courtland ON Canada; born Sep 24,1910 Belgium; died Nov 14,1985; daughter of Joannes VERBUNT & Maria POELS
ANTONISSEN, Josef P; RR 1 Vittoria, ON, Canada;born Braschaet, Belgium; died Dec 31,1987; aged 52nd year; son of Henri ANTONISSEN & Theresa RAES
ANTONISSEN, Victoria; of RR 1, Vittoria, ON, Canada; born Braasschast, Belgium;came to Canada in 1951; died Dec 15,1994; age 85th year; husband Louis ANTONISSEN 1977; daughter of Petrus RAES & Pauline SMIT
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BACRO, Julia; of Delhi,ON, Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1928; died Mar 19,1994; age 94th year; husband Peter Bacro 1987; daughter of Remi CAEYMAN & Celestina DeDECKER
BEAUSAERT, Adolf E; Courtland, ON, Canada; born May 23,1907 Coolkerke, W, F, Belgium; died Oct 25,1992; son of Leopold BEAUSAERT & Marie Louis VERMEERCH
BEAUSAERT,Valere; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Mar 26,1922 Brugges, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jul 10,1994; son of Rene BEAUSAERT & Elodie DeBRABANDER
BIERVLIET, Sara; Delhi ON Canada; born Belgium; died May 20,1985; age 85th year; daughter of Adolph VANHOUTTE & Elisa Maria MULLEBROUCK
BLOCKEEL, Urbain; RR 2, Langton, ON, Canada; born Feb 22,1918 Lyne, Belgium; died Feb 25,1992; son of Julius & Irma BLOCKEEL
BLONDEEL, Gus; RR #1 Straffordville ON Canada; born Nov 8, 1907 Sint-Kruis, Belgium; came to Canada in 1953; died Aug 15,1985; son of Honore BLONDEEL & Emma SNEPPE
BOERBOOM, John,   born Jan 5,1914, to Jacob and Louise (DeWisperaeler), married June 4, 1940, St. Eloi Church, Ghent Minnesota died Friday.   Survivors wife, son Bennet of Marshall, daughters Lorette Denielowski of Myertown PA, and Doris Hughes of Balaton MN. Brothers Ed of Ghent and Vincent, Gerald both of Marshall. Sisters Geraldine Carrow of Ghent and Bertha DeCramer of Marshall.  He was preceded in death by his Parents, son Michael, and his brothers, Henry, August, Bill, and Harry.
BOONE, Victorine; LaSalette, ON, Canada; born Lebeke, Dienze, Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Mar 14,1992; age 85; daughter of Engelebert CROON & Marie SARVAAS
BOSSY, Camiel A; RR 2, Otterville, ON, Canada; born Coucklaere, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Apr 14,1992; age 68th year
BOUCKHUYT, Mariette; of Courtland, Ont, Canada; born Ingelmuster, W.F., Belgium; came to Canada in 1930; died Mar 21,1995; age 92nd year; husband Albert E. BOUCKHUYT 1964; daughter of Victor VANDENHEEDE & Emma BOUCKHUYT
BREEMERSCH, Augusta; born Dec 19,1907 Veldegem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Nov 9, 1983; daughter of August DEROO & Alida TEETHAERT
BREEMERSCH, Jerome; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Apr 15,1909 Aartrijke, Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1925; died Sep 21,1994; wives Mary VANROEBEAYS; Augusta DEROO Nov 9,1983; Maria VANHOOREN ANSEUW Sep 22,1993
BREEMERSCH, Maria; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Jun 20,1909 Leke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Sep 22,1993; husbands Valentin ANSEEUW Jul 15,1962, Camiel MINNIE Apr 21,1979, Jerome BREEMERSCH; daughter of August VANHOOREN & Pharailde DEKIEN
BUFFEL, Rachel M; RR #1 Delhi ON Canada; born May 10,1909 Aartrijke, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1931; died Dec 28,1985; daughter of Jules FONTEYNE & Maria Louisa RONDELEZ
BUYTAERT, Katherine L. Sacia, 78, of North Bend, Wis., died May 29, 1998. born Aug. 21, 1919, in Loretto, Mich., to John and Katherine Brachetti Buytaert. Married Gerald Sacia in Loretto Aug. 5, 1941. Survived by husband Gerald; daughter Mary (William) Christen of Phoenix, AZ; sons Michael (Lois), Daniel (Carol), Timothy (Mary), all of Melrose, Wis., Jim (Jenny) of Pacatonica, Ill., Tom (Lana) of Rochester Minn.; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Preceded by sisters Alice Buytaert Gocella and Lillian Buytaert Kairunas.  Service in St. Kevin's Catholic Church, Melrose; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, North Bend.  Smith Mortuary, Melrose.
Margaret Buytaert, 79, died May 1, 2007, in Pinecrest Convalescent Home, Powers, Michigan.  She was born Dec. 8, 1927, in Loretto, Michigan, where she resided until moving to Pinecrest.  Parents:  Peter Buytaert and Mary Smith (Smet) Buytaert.  Grandparents:  Pieter and Camilla Smet (Smith) and Francis X. Buytaert and Leontina Van der Weken Buytaert.
 
Preceded in death by her sister Betty Buytaert Heilemann
Survived by sister Florence Buytaert Stachowiak, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
brother Frank Buytaert, Ishpeming, Michigan
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CALLEWAERT, George; born Ardooie, Belgium; died Apr 12,1983; 83rd yr; son of Aloysius CALLEWAERT & Marie SABBI
CAERS, Nathalie Anna; of RR 1, Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Dec 22,1906 Herentals, Belgium; came to Canada Oct 1952; died Jun 26,1994; husband P.L. Joseph Caers; daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jon B VERWIMP
CAPPELLA - Houtekete Mary T., Jun 17, 1921, at her residence, 427 Coplin, beloved mother of Mary, Amos and Frank CAPPELLA, Mrs. Matilda Bernhart, Mrs. Lawrence F. Dievick and Mrs. William Lemmer.  Funeral from residence Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 9:30."
CARYN, Madeline; of RR 2, Courtland, Ont, Canada; born Sep 1,1922 Belgium; died Feb 24,1995; husband Victor CARYN 1986; daughter of Valere VANLANDEGHEM & Estella HOLVOET
CASIER, Hilaire Cyriel, born Sept 6,1899, Moorslede West Flanders, Belgium, died May 14,1990, son of Charles Casier & Elodie Strazier
CHRISTIAEN, Alberic C; Delhi, ON< Canada; born Torhout, Belgium; came to canada 1949; died Apr 24,1987; age 65th year; son of Julius CHRISTIAEN & Maria LAEVENS
CLAES, Rene; of RR 3, Langton, Ont., Canada; born Nov 14,1931 Bourgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium; died Nov 4,1995; wife Marie Therese(BUYCK); son of Albert CLAER & Martha DEBAERE
CLOET, Maria; born Middelkerke, Belgium; died Jan 17,1983; 77th yr; daughter of Camiel VANWELSENAERE & Rosalie VERCOULIE
CNOCKAERT, Andrew Honore, born Ghent, Belgium, died Jan 22,1990
CNUDDE, Marguerite; born May 18,1903 Pittem, West Flanders, Belgium; died May 13,1983;daughter of Cyriel DEVOS & Sylvia VERHOYE
COEMAN, Joseph E; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Kuurne, W.F. Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Dec 3,1994; age 81st year; wife Paula GOUDSWILDERS;son of Florimond COEMAN & Irma SABBE
COLIGNON, Frank R; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Nov 13,1929 Jumet, Belgium; came to Canada in 1957; died Feb 14,1987; son of Edmond COLIGNON & Evelyne NEEDUSSART
COLPAERT, Achiel Cyril; RR 1, Vienna, ON, Canada; born Adinkerke, W. E., Belgium; died Aug 16,1992; age 92nd year; son of Edward COLPAERT & Leonie BILLIAN
COLPAERT, Clotilde M. "Tillie," age 100, of Cloquet, MN, died March 20, 1999, in Cloquet Community Memorial Nursing Home, Cloquet, MN.  Born June 4, 1898, in Oostrosebeke, Belgium, daughter of Honore and Marie (Gekiere) Anraed, she came to America as a young bride in ther early twenties and settled farming in Wrenshall, MN.    Preceded by husband of 51 years Julius Colpaert; a daughter, Josephine Loisel of Brainerd, MN; infant sons Joseph and Ronald; four sisters and two brothers. Survived by daughters Bernice (Lloyd) Reed, Rachel (Alvin) Landro, and Bettie (Kenneth) Nagurski, all of Cloquet; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.   Mass of Christian Burial March 24 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Cloquet, with interment in New Calvary Cemetery, Cloquet.  Arrangements by Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet.
COOREMAN, Gaston; Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Feb 21,1987; age 83rd year
COPPENS, Gabriel Stephaan; of RR 1, Simcoe, ON, Canada; born Oct 7,1938 Vlierzele, Belgium; died Aug 24,1993; wife Simone VANTHUYNE; son of Germain COPPENS & Mathilde DECOESEL
COSYNS, Joseph; RR#1, Delhi ON;  born  June 20,1894 Appelterre, East Flanders, Belgium; died May 19,1984; son of Frederich COSYNS & Theresa VANDAELE
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DAELMAN, Henri; RR #1 Otterville ON Canada; born St. Kruis Brugge, Belgium; came to Canada 1954; died Feb 8,1985; age 70th year; son of Leon Daelman & Emma FLOORIZONE

DAMMAN, Andre M; born Torhout, Belgium; died July 6,1983; 56th yr; son of Raymond DAMMAN & Julia Marie DESCHEPPER
DAMME, Cyriel Achiel, born Apr 22,1909 Aartryke, West Flanders, Belgium died Mar 16,1989 s/o Jan Damme & Eledie DeSante *Tillsonburg News Obits*
DAMMON, Margaret Marie; Delhi ON; born Thornhout, Belgium; died Oct 27,1984; 90th year; daughter of Francis NAEYAERT & Edalie VANDIERENDONCK
DEBACKERE, Germaine; of RR 1, Langton, ON, Canada; born Jun 18,1892 Beveren-Roselaere, West Flanders, Belgium; died May 16,1993; husband Victor DEBACKERE Jun 9,1972
DEBACKERE, Lucia "Lucy"; of Delhi, Ont, Canada; born St.Gilles, Waas, Belgium; came to Canada in 1930; died Nov 28,1995; age 68th year; husband Frans "Fran" DEBACKERE; daughter of Edward DEELEN (1979) & Rachel C.F. RAES (1994)
DEBACKERE, Paul Henri; RR #1 Courtland ON Canada; born Apr 17,1927 Poelkapelle, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jun 14,1985; son of Omer DEBACKERE & Ivonna Elza VANDERSTRAETEN
DEBEER, Valere Cornelius; RR#2, New Lowell ON; born Dec 27,1911 Rening, West Flanders, Belgium; died Mar 16,1984; son of Florimond DEBEER & Maria WULLEMAN
DE BEIR, PAUL Rene  58, Solon Springs, Wisconsin, died Dec. 25, 1999 in St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, MN of injuries in a car accident.  Born July 8, 1941 in Duluth, lived in Holyoke, Minn. until 1951 before moving to Superior, Wis.   Business manager for Laborers Union Local 1050.  Parents
Rene and Marie DeBier (deceased); sons Scott (Kathy) DeBeir of Superior, Mike of Superior, and Rene of Duluth; daughter Andre DeBeir of Delta, Wis.; grandchildren Brennon, Chandra and Ceaira; brother Denis (Ellen) of Charles City, Iowa; sister Elizabeth (Marcus) Harding of Marino Valley, Calif; many nieces and nephews.  Burial St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Allouez, Superior, interment in Holyoke Cemetery.  Lenrrot-Maetzold Funeral Home.
DEBOCK, Agnes; of RR 1, Delhi, ON, Canada; born Bambrugge, Belgium; came to Canada in 1932; died Sep 2,1993; age 95th yr; husband Robert DEBOCK; daughter of  Constant VANVAERENBERG & Leontine DEJONGE
DEBOEY, Celestina; Tillsonburg ON; born Aug 13,1901 CeClinge, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Oct 10,1984; former BOGAERT
DEBOEY, Edward; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Sep 15,1901 Mierdouck, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Mar 4,1985; son of Leonard DEBOEY & Rosalie VAEREWIJCK
DEBRUYNE, Maurice; Bothwell, ON, Canada; born Sept 22,1905 Vliezele Oost, Flanders, Belgium; died Jul 12,1987; son of Felix & Rozalie DEBRUYNE
DECAESTEKER, Wilfred "Pappy"
Mr. Wilfred "Pappy" DeCaesteker a longtime resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2001 at Fairfield Park, Wallaceburg at the age of 89 years. Wilfred was born in Belgium and was a son of the late Charles DeCaesteker and Mary DeSnyder. He was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Wallaceburg and for many years had owned and operated Big Chief Drive In. Beloved husband of the late Mildred (Fick) DeCaesketer (1998). Dear father and father-in-law of Mary and Keith Howard of Caledon, Charles and Nelly DeCaesteker of Port Lambton, Roger and Marie DeCaesteker of Australia and Rudy and Linda DeCaesketer of Florida. Sadly missed by 9 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Also surviviung is his sister Estella DeCaesteker of Wallaceburg. The late Mr. Wilfred "Pappy" DeCaesteker rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Tuesday, April 3, 2001 when funeral services were conducted at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. John Pirt, Officiating. Pall Bearers were Todd Brown, Chris Byrne, Charles DeCaeseker Jr., Rick DeCaesteker, Scott Toles and Chad Bentley. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Wilfred "Pappy" DeCaesteker. * Wallaceburg Courier Press *
DE CAIGNY, Larry John, 50, of Sawyer, Minnesota, died Nov. 13, 2001 at home of concer.  Born July 9, 1951 in Duluth, MN to George and Juine Shonyo De Caigny, attended school in Wrenshall, Minn., graduate of
Carlton Minn. High School.  Married Susie Jaskari Sept. 23, 1972 in sawyer.   Graduate of University of Minnesota-Duluth 1973.  Taught industrial arts in Barnum and Aitkin Minn. and was appointed postmaster
of Sawyer in 1980.  He owned and operated the Sawyer Store.  Member of Sts. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church of Sawyer.  Survived by wife Susie, sons Matt (Amy), Ross, and Nathan (Amy), all of Sawyer, daughter Sarah of Sawyer; mother June D. Galatz of Carlton; sisters Linda (Steve) Tierney of Excelsion, Janet (Bill) Adkins of Barnam, Cindy (Jon) Ketola of New Brightonl and Julie Galatz of Carlton; brother Greg of Excelsion;
granddaughter Olivia Grace DeCagny.  Mass of Christian Burial in Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Cloquet,
Minn., interment in Sawyer Cemetery, arrangements by Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet.
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DECLERCK, Achille; Delhi ON; born St Joseph's, Hooghlede, Belgium; came to Canada 1926; died May 19,1984; 83rd year; son of Henri DECLERCK & Louise DEKONINCK
DECLERCQ, Maurice; nborn Sept 8,1904 Moorslede, Belgium; died Apr 29,1983; son of Cyrille DECLERCQ & Stephanie HUYGHEBAERT
DECOOPMAN, Gerard Anton; RR 4, Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Gullegem, WF, Belgium; died Aug 7,1992; age 83rd year; son of Henry DECOOPMAN & Pauline OPSOMER
DECOUTERE, Maurice; Delhi ON Canada; born Gullegem, Belgium; came to Canada 1920; died Sept 29,1985; age 90th year; son of Zacharias DECOUTERE & Pauline DESMET
DEDECKER, Roger Theophil; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jan 25,1944 Belgium; died Feb 12,1994; wife Angela McDOWELL; son of Alfons & Paula DEDECKER
DEDOBBELAER, Frank; St Thomas, ON, Canada; born Aug 2,1908 Beveren Waes, East Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Feb 17,1992; son of Stanislas DEDOBBELAER & Elodie BUYL
DEELEN, Rachel Celeste Florentine.; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born Sint Gillis, Waas, Belgium; came to Canada in 1930; died sep 9,1994; age 89th year; husband Edward DEELEN 1979; daughter of August RAES & Stefanie
DeGRAND, Alphonse, 79, died in the family home, 1925 South Fifth Avenue Sunday morning shortly after 10 o'clock following an illness of three years duration due to a complication of diseases and disabilities of old age.
Mr. DeGrand, who was widely and favorably know in this city and vicinity was born in Bolen (Bolinnes) Belgium September 8, 1850 and came to this country with his parents when a child of five years. The family settled in Brussels, Wisconsin where he attended the public schools and worked on a farm.
He was married at Brussels and about forty years ago the family came to this city to make their home. He purchased a tract of land on the west side of the city known at that time as the "Marshlands" where he engaged in truck farming, which occupation he had held for forty years.
The family attended services at St. Anne's Church. At that time houses were few and far apart in that section of the city and the distance to church seemed far but regardless of weather conditions Mr. DeGrand and his family never missed the church services. Several years ago he became the senior member of the firm of DeGrand Flour & Feed Co. and later merged into the automobile business as stockholder in the DeGrand Motor Co. He retired from active business several years ago when his health failed and remained on the farm home where he continued his truck garden work.
Mr. DeGrand is survived by his wife and the following sons and daughters: Jules DeGrand and Mrs. Charles Herson, twins, John DeGrand, Louise DeGrand, the Misses Rose and Florence DeGrand, city; Victor DeGrand, St. Nicholas, Mrs. Joseph DeMense, Perkins, twenty eight grandchildren and four great granchildren.
The body was removed from the Allo Funeral Home Monday afternoon to the family residence where it will remain until Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock when a solemn requiem high mass will be offered at St. Anne's church with Very Rev. R.G. Jacques as celebrant.
Mr. DeGrand was a member of St. Anne's branch of the Holy Name Society and fraternally affiliated with the Institut Jacques Cartier.
Burial will be in the family lot in St. Anne's Cemetery. (note: Death date changed from obituary to actual death date; Alphonse's wife's name was Catherine (Kate) Maccoux; Burial was actually in Holy Cross Cemetery, Escanaba).

*July 16, 1929 Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan*For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DeGRAND, Edward J.  1913-1987

ESCANABA--Edward J. (Slim) DeGrand, 74, of 1430 Lake Shore Drive, Escanaba, former owner of DeGrand Oil Co., died at 5:30pm Saturday, Oct. 31, at St. Francis Hospital.

He was born June 4, 1913, in Escanaba, the son of Jules and Isabel (Cholette) DeGrand. He was raised in Escanaba and had lived here all his life. He married the former Mary Jeanette Blomstrom on June 6, 1959, at St. Joseph Church in Escanaba, and she preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the Army having served in Europe in World War II. He owned and operated the DeGrand Oil Co., for many years. He was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include: six sons, Robert, Daniel, Thomas, James, John and Paul, all of Escanaba; five daughters, Mrs. Donald (Dorothy) Scott, Mrs. Frank (Jean) Berres, Mrs. Robert (Julie) Gasparick, and Mrs. David (Patti) Benetti, all of Escanaba, and Mrs. Pat (Vicki) DeGaynor , Menominee; four sisters, Mrs. H. George (Genevieve) Nelson, Escanaba, Ruth DeGrand, Marengo, Ill., Mrs. Clem (Bernice) Bushy, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Joan Licken, Newberry Park, Calif; 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchldren.

Besides his wife, he was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Friends may call at the Allo Funeral Home on Tuesday after 4pm with parish prayers being recited at 7:30pm. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10am Wednesday at St. Joseph Church with Rev. Sylvester Heppner officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

 *Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan* For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DeGRAND, Jules J. , 82 of 608 1st Avenue South, a prominent Escanaba businessman died Tuesday (August 4, 1964) at 12:20pm at St. Francis Hospital where he had been a patient for one week.
A well-known senior citizen, Mr. DeGrand was chosen to reign as patriarch of the Escanaba Centennial celebration last year.
He was born May 13, 1882 in Brussels, Wisconsin and came to Escanaba with his parents in 1887. He attended St. Anne's School and was married to the former Isabel Cholette in St. Anne's Church in 1911 (August 12, 1911).
He worked as the Escanaba dealer for the Hudson Motor Co., before founding the DeGrand Oil Co. in 1930. He retired in 1945.
Mr. DeGrand was a member of St. Joseph's Church, the Holy Name Society, Third Order of St. Francis, an honorary member of the Third Degree Knights of Columbus and of Assembly 640 Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Edward of Escanaba; five daughters, Ruth DeGrand, Chicago, Mrs. H. George (Genevieve) Nelson, Escanaba, Mrs. Clement (Bernice) Bushy, Madison, Wis., Mrs. Clarence (Jeanette) Rebeck, Lombard, Ill., and Mrs. Gerald (Joan) Barron, Grenada Hills, Calif.; three sisters, Misses Rose and Florence DeGrand, Escanaba and Mrs. Joeph (Adele) Demerse, Gladstone Rte. 1; two brothers, John, Escanaba and Victor of St. Nicholas; 24 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Allo Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 to 9:30pm and rosaries will be recited by the Daughters of Isabella at 4pm, the Third Order of St. Francis, 7pm and Knights of Columbus, 7:30pm. Parish prayers will be said at 8pm.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10am Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Rev. Farrell Byers O.F.M. officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

*Aug. 5, 1964 Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan* For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DeGRAND, Raphael 'Ray' 1912-1992

ESCANABA--Raphael 'Ray' DeGrand, 80, of 915 S. 17th St., died at 7:15pm Friday at Marquette General Hospital following a lengthy illness.  He was born Feb. 19, 1912, in Escanaba, son of Fred and Rose (DeMars) DeGrand. He lived in Escanaba all his life.  He married the former Margaret Robitaille Oct. 17, 1945, at St. Anne's Church in Escanaba.  He was employed with Mead Paper for 34 years as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 1976.  Mr. DeGrand was a member of St. Anne Church where he served as an usher and was also a former member of St. Anne's school board. He was a member of the Mead Retirement Club.  Survivors include: his wife, Margaret; a daughter, Mrs. Tom (Ann Marie) Simon of Davison; two sisters, Mrs. Rosella Nordquist of Ford River and Mrs. Henry (Bea) Mayville of Escanaba; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.  Visitation will be 4 to 8pm today at Allo Funeral Home. Liturgical prayers will be conducted at 7:30. Funeral Mass will be 11am Tuesday at St. Anne Church, with Rev. Peter Minelli officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

*Oct. 26, 1992  Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan* For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DeGRAND, Raymond 1914-1958

Raymond W. DeGrand, 43, of 1810 1st Ave S., died at St. Francis Hospital at 2:40am today. He had been in ill health for the past four months. Mr. DeGrand was born August 4, 1914 and was a life resident of Escanaba. He attended St. Joseph School and was a graduate of the class of 1933.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society and was a trustee of St. Joseph's Church.  Mr. DeGrand was a wholesale distributor for a gas and oil company.  He married Mary Jeanette Blomstrom on June 30, 1936. Also surviving are five sons, Thomas, Robert, Daniel, James, and John; five daughters, Dorothy, Mary Jean, Vicki, Julie and Patti; his parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Jules DeGrand of Escanaba; four sisters, Mrs. H. George Nelson, Escanaba; Mrs. Clem Bushy of Madison; Mrs. Clarence Rebeck, Lombard, Ill.; Mrs. Gerald Barron, Greeley, Colo, and one brother, Edward of Escanaba.  Friends may call at the Allo Funeral Home after 10am Sunday. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 8pm Sunday.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 9am at St. Joseph Church. The celebrant will be Rev. Thomas Blomstrom, Army Aviation chaplain, Fort Rucker, Ill.  Funeral services for Raymond DeGrand were held at 9am today at St. Joseph's Church. The Rev. Thomas Blomstrom, O.F.M., Fort Rucker, Ill., was celebrant of the Solemn Requiem High Mass. The Rev. Dominic Calme, O.F.M., was deacon and the Rev. Dunstan Schmildin, O.F.M., was sub-deacon. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers, Knights of Columbus were, Walter Viau, Dwayne Peterson, David Walch, Alex St., Cyr, Wilfred Carrier and Elmer Bonifas. Close personal friends who also served as honorary pallbearers were Lionel Beaumier, Robert Dunford, William Ettenhofer, Walter Snyder, Clem Skopp and Frank Goemans.  Active pallbearers were Ray and Paul LaPorte, Paul Coan, Milton McGovern, James Fitzpatrick and Harian Peterson.

*Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan* For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DeGRAND, Thomas E. 1938-1991

POWERS (MICH.)--Thomas E. DeGrand, 53, of Whispering Pines, Powers, died Wednesday afternoon, May 1 at St. Francis Hospital, following a lengthy illness.

He was born March 12, 1938, in Escanaba, a son of Raymond N. and Mary J. (Blomstrom) DeGrand, and step-son of Edward DeGrand. He had resided in Powers for the past three years.

Survivors include: five sisters, Mrs. Don (Dorothy) Scott, Mrs. Robert (Julie) Gasparick, Mrs. Frank (Jean) Berres, and Mrs. David (Patti) Benetti, all of Escanaba, and Mrs. Pat (Vicki) DeGaynor of Menominee; and five brothers, Robert, Daniel, James, John and Paul, all of Escanaba.

Funeral services for Mr. DeGrand were held Friday afternoon at the Allo Funeral Home, with the Pastorial Associate Joel Soldenski, OFM, of St. Joseph Church officiating. Interment was in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

*May 4 1991, Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan* For more information please contact Trina Rabida

DEGROOTE, Edward; of RR2, Scotland, Ont, Canada; born Laeken, W.F., Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died Aug 16,1995; age 76th year; wife Simone NOTREDAME; son of RaymondDEGROOTE & Irma CATELIN
DEJAEGHER, Anaise Pauline; of Courtland, ON, Canada; born Jul 12,1898 Meenen, W. F., Belgium; died May 9,1993; husband Jules DEJAEGHER Mar 20,1959; daughter of CCamiel STROOBANDT & Delphine CREVITS
DEJAEGHER, Willie; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Aug 16,1921 Kortemart, W.F., Belgium; died Sep 10,1993; wife Martha VANGOETHEM
DEJONGHE, Celina, born Viloorde, East FLanders, Belgium died Sept 21,1990 daughter of Englbertus Croon & Maria Serva *Tillsonburg News Obits*
DEKEUKELAERE, Godelieve; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born Kortryk, Belgium; died Jun 27,1994; age 84th year; husband MauriceDEKEUKELAERE
DEKONINCK, Antoinette, born Bekegem, West Flanders, Belgium , died Aug 22,1990, daughter of Alois Seynaeve & Irma Rommelaere *Tillsonburg News Obits*
DEKONINCK, Willem; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Apr 30,1992 Torout, W.F. Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Apr 30,1992; son of Julien DEKONINCK & Emma LANDUYT
DELEEMANS, Alfons, born Feb 20,1924 Ninove, East Flanders, Belgium, died July 30,1983, son of  Peter DeLeemans & Stephany VanDePealt wife Antoinette (Jeanette) Boterberg
DELEEUW, Eric; of Brampton,Ont, Canada; born May 20,1949 Ninove, Belgium;died Jul 10,1995; wife Christine YAPP; son of Denis & Gabrielle DELEEUW
DELY, Maurice Michael, born Mar 7,1921, Roeslaare, West Flanders, Belgium, died Jan 4,1990 son of Cyriel Dely & Clara VanOverbeke *Tillsonburg News Obits*
DEMAERE, Gerarda; Delhi,ON, Canada; born Lokeren, East Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Feb 12,1992; age 72 years; daughter of Jean Baotist VERDONCK & Maria L DECOCKE
DEMAITER, Martha; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Aug 21,1901 Moorslede, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Mar 30,1985; daughter of Charles FROYMAN & Julie HERREMAN
DEMAITER, Maurice; of RR 2, Langton, Ont, Canada; born May 29,1906 Moorslede, West Flanders, Belgium; died May 13,1995; wife Julia DECUYPERE
DEMEULEMEESTER, Henri; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born May 1,1907 Eerneghem, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Ontario 1924; died Dec 26,1985; son of Charles DEMEULEMEESTER & Matilda ROOSSEEL
DEMEYERE, Cyril Joseph; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Jun 27,1894 Kaachtem, West Flanders, Belgium;  came to Canada in 1920; died Aug 7,1985
DEMEYERE, Gabrielle Anna, born June 1,1897, Deerlyk, West Flanders, Belgium d/o August Vandenriessche & Maria Theresa Kerchove *Tillsonburg News Obits*
DEMEYERE, Zulma; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jan 14,1903 Wingene, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Feb 14,1992
DE MUNCK - Lavern W. Born Feb. 22, 1921 in the Town of Forest, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin,
died Feb. 14, 1991in Plymouth, MN. Son of William and Anna Lemkuil De Munck, graduate of Plymouth High School, 1938.  Married Dorothy Sieber June 3, 1944 and farmed in the Town of Greenbush, MN.   Survivors:  Wife Dorothy; four sons, Philip (Joan) of Chisago City, MN;
Warren (Toni) Town of Greenbush; Mark of El Paso, Texzs; Steven (Peggy)
Town of Greenbush. Preceded in death by sister Thelma.
DENS - Frank Albert, 71, of Salida, California, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000.
 Born in Superior, Wisconsin Feb. 13, 1929, to Emily Heirman Dens and Louis Franciscus "Frank" Dens.  Resident of Salida three years.  Co-owned D & D Auto in San Jose for 30 years.  Army veteran, Korea.  Moose member. Survived by wife Barbara Goettl Dens of Salida; children David Dens of San Jose, Jim Dens of Salida, and Linda Parks of Aptos; brothers Robert Dens of San Jose and William Dens, Barnum, Minn.; sisters, Marian Dixon of Merced, Carol Sullivan of Lake Tahoe, Joanne Gobin of Yerington, Nev., and  Betty Anderson of Campbell; three grandchildren.  Mass at noon Wed. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Modesto, Cal.  Evins Funeral Home.

DENS, FRANK ALBERT , Feb. 13, 1920-Dec. 03, 2000.  Frank ws born in Superior, Wis., to Emily Heirman Dens and Louis Franciscus "Frank" Dens. Grandparents were Augusta De Munck Dens and Peter Dens of Kieldrecht,later of Vulcan , Mich., and Superior, Wis. He died at his home in Salida, Calif.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He was a railroad clerk for 12 years in Superior before moving to San Jose, Calif., where he was the owner of D & D Auto Supply for 30 years.  He lived in Rocklin for nine yars before moving to Salida three years ago.   Frank was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Modesto, Calif. and the Moose Lodge in San Jose.  Survivors include his wife, Barbara Goettl Dens; sons David and Jim Dens; daughter Linda Parks; sisters Marian Dixon, Carol  (Dan) Sullivan,  Joanne  (Gerry) and Betty Anderson; brothers Robert (Florence John) Dens and William (JoAnn Dhooge) Dens of Barnum, Minn.; three grandchildren.
Evins Funeral Home, 1219 7th St., Modesto, CA 95345.  Burial in St. Sanislaus Catholic Cemetery, Modesto. Cal.

DENS, CAROL JEAN
Carol Jean DENS Sullivan, 61, died Sept. 24, 2002 at Barton Hospital, Lake Tahoe, California, after a long battle with cancer.  Born Aug. 5, 1941, Superior, Wisconsin, to Emily Heirman and Frank Dens, graduated
from St. Anthony School and Superior East High School in Superior, where she met her husband, Dan Sullivan.  After marriage they moved to Hawaii, then to San Jose, Calif., and to Lake Tahoe in 1978.  She was manager of Edelweiss Travel from its start in 1986 until her retirement in 1998.   Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Dan Sullivan, Ssouth Lake Tahoe; daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Roy Amburgey of Placerville,
Cal.; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Rich Elder of South Lake Tahoe; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Lynn Sullivan of Spanish Springs, Nev.; grandchildren Emily, Will, and Grace Amburgey, Whitney and Jason
Elder, and Brandy and Trevor Sullivan; brothers Robert (Florence) Dens of Santa Clara, Cal,; William (JoAnn Dhooge Dens) Dens of Barnum, Minn; sisters Marian Dixon of South Lake Tahoe, Joanne (jerry) Gobin of
Yerington, Nev; and Elizabeth (Leland) Anderson, of Campbell, Calif.   Brothers and sisters-in-law Michael and Helen Sullivan of Burlington, Vt., and Sue and John Azzerello of Hollister, Calif; and many nieces and
nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Emily Heirman Dens, a brother Frank Dens, and her godmother, Lillian Buytaert Nicoski.  Mass of Christmas Burial, St. Theresa Catholic Church, Lake
Tahoe.
DENS, Beth, wife of Peter Dens and mother of Polly Dens, died Sept. 17, 2000.  Resident of Pomona, California, for many years, currently of Claremont, California.  Native of Evanston, Illinois.  Services at Todd Memorial Chapel, Claremont; interment in Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont, Cal.
DENYS, Suzanne; RR 2 Delhi, ON, Canada; born Beverin, Belgium; died Dec 3,1987; age 86th year; daughter of Carl VANDEWYNGAERDE & Elodie BOUVIN
DEPAEPE, Rachel; of RR1, Langton, Ont, Canada; born Nov 5,1905 Vliezele, East Flanders, Belgium; died Apr 22,1995; husband Joseph DEPAEPE (Aug 18,1988)
DEPAEPE, Roger; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born Wakken, W.F., Belgium; came to Canada in 1925; died Apr 4,1994; age 72nd year; wife Julia DERYSSCHER 1978; son of Alfred DEPAEPE & Zulman TAELMAN
DEPAUW, John, born Vlierziele, Belgium, died Jan 20,1990, son of Charles DeOauw & Marie DeNaven
DEPESTEL, Guido, born Nov 21,1898 Ruddervoord, West Flanders, Belgium died July 29,1983, son of Edmond DePestel & Leonie DeJonckheere
DEPOORTER, Marcel; Delhi ON Canada; born Klerken, Belgium; came to Canada in 1912; died Feb 15,1985; age 86th year; son of Teofiel DEPOORTER & Pheraildis DEBURGRAEVE
DEPUES, Camille Albert; of RR4, Lanton, Ont, Canada; born Dec 2,1914 Aalst, East FLanders, Belgium; died Mar 29,1995; wife Edith Seifert; son of Alber DEPUES & Emilie MAES
DERENNE, Louis  was born May 04, 1871 in Daussoulx, Namur, Belgium and died February 23, 1946 in Green Bay, WI.
*From the Green Bay Press Gazette - February 1946*

Louis Derenne, 75, 1264 Harvey street, died at 4:30 this morning at his home where he has suffered from a heart ailment for six months.

Mr. Derenne was born in Namur Belgium, and came to the United States in 1888.  It was 33 years ago that he married Mrs. Honorine Tassoul Granius.  He farmed near Duval until eight years ago when he retired and came to Green Bay to live.

Surviving are his widow; three step-sons, Joseph L. Granius of Sawyer, Desire Granius of Duval and John Granius of Green Bay; one step-daughter, Mrs. Jule (Ida) Fabry, Duval; one brother Frank, Duval; one sister, Mrs. John Euclide, GreenBay.

The body is at the Dupont-Malcore funeral home where the rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock tonight and Sunday, and by the Rev. A.L. Buytaert at 8 o'clock Monday evening.   Services will be held at 9:30 Tuesday morning in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic church.  Burial will be in Fairland
Cemetery.
DERHO, Maurice Rene; Delhi ON; born Nov 10,1905 Wingene, West Flanders, Belgium;died May 19,1984; son of August DERHO & Marie VANMAELE
DEROO, Bertha Maria, born Dec 13,1916, West Vieteren, Belgium, died June 18,1990, daughter of Rombert Dieusaert & Irma Thores
DEROUCK, Maria Martha; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Dec 2,1909 Denderhautem, East Flanders, Belgium; died Jun 25,1987; daughter of Joannes VANCUTSEM & Maria Elisa EVERAECK
DESCHEEMAEKER, Joel W  of Delhi, Ontario, Canada born May 9,1939 in Roselaere, Belgium died Aug 4,2001 at Simcoe, ON; Son of Leon DESCHEEMAEKER (1987) and Magdelena VANWELLEGHEM (1989) and step-father Maurice J. PELLETIER (1991);Father of Don, Joel and Jeff. Burial Delhi Cemetery, Delhi,Ontario.
Irene  mihaley@oxford.net
DESEURE, Alois;Delhi, ON, Canada; born Nov 30,1902 Staden, Belgium; died Dec 8, 1987; son of August DESEURE & Stephanie DEDENE
DE SUTTER, Patrick, 66, of Aitkin, died Nov. 21. 2002 at his home.
Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday at ST. James Catholic Church, Aitkin,
Minnesota.   Sorensen-Root Thompson Funeral Home, Aitkin
Duluth News-Tribune
DESIMPEL, Margaret; RR #1 Straffordville ON Canada; born Jul 18,1910 Gulleghem, Belgium; died Apr 24,1985; daughter of Louis KESTELOOT & Marie DEGRANDE
DESMEDT, Maria  van Oostkamp (Ruddervoorde) died Dec 5,2004.  She was born on December 25, 1899 and would have been 105 years this
Christmas. She still lived at home with her son Camiel. She was predeceased by her husband  Arthur "Tuur" Caenepeel. She was the sister of "Staf Smet
"-Gustaf Desmedt- also predeceased.  She was buried at the "Sint-Godelievekerk"-Saint Godelieve Church. Maria was blessed with 4
children,6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was always able to stay home to raise her family.  She was a very  Christian and devoted mother.
DESPLENTER, Baziel Robert; Langton ON; born Jan 9,1900 Markeghem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 20,1984; son of Gustaf DESPLENTER & Marid VANGENSBEKE
DE TROYER, Aelphine; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Aug 8,1909 Hofstade, East Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Jan 6,1987; daughter of Theophil DEVRIENDT & Honorine BOTERBERG
DEVISSCHER, Oscar C; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Nov 25,1911 Panlaethem, East Flanders, Belgium; died Jun 16,1992; son of Victor DEVISSCHER & Adella LEMAITRE
DEVOS, Josef, born Oct 30,1893 East Flanders, Belgium died Feb 18,1990 son of Serefien DeVos & Leona DeMeester
DEVRIENDT, Maria O'Dile, born Oct 24,1905 Hillegem, East Flanders, Belgium died Nov 5,1983 daughter of Peter Huyge & Marie Louise DeBrackeleer
DEVRYE, Maria; Tillsonburg ON; born Dec 14,1911 Wielsbeke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 7,1984; daughter of Henry SOOENS & Bertha SPLENTER
DEWAELE,Alphonsine Marie; RR #1, Langton ON Canada; born Feb 25,1906 Waereghen, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 23,1985; daughter of Jules Joseph LEFEBVRE, & Marie Zulma HAERINCK
DEWAELE, Floris; of Dorchester, ON, Canada; born Mar 26,1908 Desselgem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Nov 4,1993; wife Rachel CAUSYN; son of Theopphile DEWAELE & Marie VANTHUYNE
DEWAELE, Josphine Collete; Langton, ON, Canada; born Jan 10,1910 Bsaachaet, belgium; died Sept 20,1987; daughter of Felix VANDEUREN & Rosalia VANDENBLEEKEN
DEWAELE, Marcel Rene; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Jul 9,1906 Desselgem, W.F. Belgium; died Mar 16,1994; wife JosephineVANDEUREN Sep 20,1987
DEWANNEMACKER, Juliette; of Simcoe, ON, Canada; born Feb 26,1923 Beveren-Waas, East Flanders, Belgium; died Apr 27,1993; husband Roger DEWANNEMACKER Apr 22,1971; former VANHOVE
DEWITTE, Charles; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born DeKlinge (Waas), Belgium; came to Canada in 1957; died May 22,1994; age 70th year; wife Eugenie VANBROECK 1985; son of Johannes DEWITTE & Eugenie DEBLOCK
DEWOLF, Marshall Albert
Marshall Albert DeWolf a resident of Port Lambton passd away suddenly at the hospital in Wallaceburg on Wednesday, March 21, 2001 in his 80th year.  Marshall had farmed in Dover from 1944 - 1969. Beloved husband of Annabelle (Jae). Loving father of Ron & Kathy DeWolf of Wallaceburg, Jim DeWolf of Wallaceburg, Ken & Brenda DeWolf of Chatham and Marj & George Parkes of Port Lambton. Dear grandfather of Kristi & Mark, Sherri, Kevin, Jason, Cindy, Shannon and Kelly. Brother of Mary & Jack Bachus of Wallaceburg, Marg Lauzon of Wallaceburg, Maurice & Pat of Sombra and the late George DeWolf, Sue Simpson, Anna Seys and Andy DeWolf. He was the son of the late Hector & Leontine (DeVriese) DeWolf. Frineds called at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service was conducted by Fr. Dennis Wilhelm on Saturday March 24, 2001 at the funeral home at 11 o'clock. The soloist was granddaughter Kelly DeWolf accompanied by Cindy Waddick. The readings were delivered by granddaughters Shannon and Kristi DeWolf. The pallbearers were Tom Bachus, Terry Bachus, John Bachus, Mark DeWolf, Jeff DeWolf and Dale Seys. A time of fellowship & refreshment at the Cavanagh Reception Centre followed the interment at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home.
D'HONDT, Elisa, born Ninove, Belgium, died Mar 9,1989 d/o Edward   DeSutter & Stephanie VanDerBiest.*Tillsonburg News Obits*
DHOOGE, Arthur P. 93, a lifelong Superior resident died Sat June 26, 2004 at St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth, Minnesota.  Born in Superior, Wisconsin, Jan
38, 1911, son of Edmond and Marie Coolen Dhooge.  married Joan Bleyenbert in Superior May 9, 1934.  employed by Great Lakes Storage as a crane
operator and mechanic and had worked at Superior Motors.  Member of St.  Anthony's Catholic Church, the Belgian Club, Teamsters Local 346, and
American Woodmen.  Survived by wife Joan; two daughters, JoAnn (William) Dens, Barnum, Minnesota, and Janet (Larry) Ledin, Superior; two sons, Jerry (Kay) Dhooge, Superior; and Dan (Mary) Dhooge, Wilton Manors, Florida; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded by parents, one brother Raymond Dhooge; and one sister, Josephine Ward.
Burial: St. Francis Cemetery, Superior
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior.
D'HULSTER, Achiel Joseph; of Tillsonburg, Ont, Canada; born Oct 5,1906 Klerken, W,F., Belgium; died Jan 30,1995; wife Estelle Maria DEWYSE (Feb 27,1987)
D'HULSTER, Raymond Joseph; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 18,1922 Menen, Belgium; died Oct 20,1993; wife Margaret VANDERGUNST; son of Cyriel D'HULSTER & Marie DEBRUYNE
D'HULSTER (Maiden Name: Dwyse), Stella (Estelle) Maria; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 27,1914 Tierten, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1949; died Feb 27,1987; daughter of Henri DEWYSE & Elisa DECEUNINCK
DIAGRE, Edward Richard; of RR 1, Mount Elgin, ON, Canada;born Jul 3,1927 Kortryk, West Flanders, Belgium; died Apr 1,1993; wife Sylvia DEWEERDT; son of Albert DIAGRE & Leonia DERUMAUX
DIERICK, Jules; Delhi ON; born Belgium; died Oct 7,1984; 82nd year; son of Adolphe DIERICK & Marie NOTTELBAERT
DOBBELAERE, Julien G; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 8,1924 Ursel, Belgium; died Aug 8,1993; wife Emma (RIGOLE) COUCKE; son of Cyriel DOBBELAERE & Matilda VANHAELE
DOBBELAERE -  Maurice J., Born in Maldegem (Belgium) 2.1.1919 age 80, Superior, Wisconsin, died July 8, 1999 in St.  Mary's Medical Center, Duluth, MN.  Survived by wife Alice (DeBock); daughter Lori (Jim) Klug; son, Dennis (Donna) Dobbelaere; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  William Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, interment in St. Francis Cemetery, Superior.
DOCKX, Jeanne, born Oct 12, 1910, Berlarr Antwerp, Belgium died Dec 4,1990 daughter of Joseph DeCuyper
DREES, Elvira, born Jun 16,1910 Beveren-Waas, East Flanders, Belgium died Dec 12,1983 daughter of Mr & mrs Theophile VanCraneneneroek
DREES, Frans; of RR 1, Vittoria, ON, Canada; born Apr 18,1913 Haasdonck, EF Belgium; came to Canada in 1951 died Oct 20,1994; wife Elvira VANCRAENENBROECK; son of William DREES & Clemencs KUSE
DURY,Margaret; Delhi ON; born Thorout, Belgium; came to Canda 1927; died Apr 6,1984; 79th year; daughter of Camiel REYNAERT & Celina RAMBOER
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EECKELOO, Achiel Henry, born Oct 20,1916 Jabbeke, West Flanders, Belgium died Jun 2,1983 son of Charles Eeckeloo & Louise VanKerrebroeck
ERAUW, Lucien; of RR1, Delhi, Ont, Canada; born Nov 20,1926  Herzele, E.F., Belgium; died Apr 16,1995; wife Elsie VANLANDSCHOOT
ESKILDSEN, Roland Roland W. Eskildsen, 57, of 1765 West U.S. 2, Iron River, died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at his home, following a lengthy illness.  He was born Jan. 6, 1944, in Chicago, son of the late James and Lillian (Benson) Eskildsen. He grew up and graduated from high school in Hillside, Ill.  He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper and following his honorable discharged returned to Illinois where he worked as a carpenter.   He married the former Edith Wiegering on April 1, 1965, and the couple had made their home in Round Lake, Ill. When Mr. Eskildsen retired in 1995, the coupled moved to Iron River.  He leaves his wife, Edith; three daughters, Caroline (Rich) Piper of Trevor, Wis., Christine (Edwin) Buytaert of Iron River, and Claudia (James) Fikert of Wonder Lake, Ill.; three brothers, James Eskildsen of Cassville, Mo., Leon Eskildsen of Toulon, Ill., and Henry Eskildsen of Rockford, Ill., and four granddaughters.   Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel.  Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rev.  Thomas Wickstrom, pastor of the First Lutheran Church in Iron River, will officiate.  Members of the West Side Veterans Council will accord military rites at the funeral service. The Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
EVENS, Madeleine; Delhi,ON,Canada; born Beveren-Waas, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Apr 29,1992; age 79th year; daughter of Petrus August DECAUWER & Maria Sylvia AUDENAERT
EVENS, Sylvia; Delhi ON Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1923; died Jul 12,1985; age 85th year; daughter of Stanislaus DEDOBBELAERE & Elodie BUYL
EVERAERT, Bertha
Mrs. Bertha Everaert a long time resident of Wallaceburg passed away peacefully at Fairfield Park in Wallaceburg on Sunday March 18, 2001 at the age of 95 years. Bertha was born in Belgium and was a daughter of the late Henry Desnouck and Marie Vergote. She was a member of Holy Family Church in
Wallaceburg, a former member of the C.W.L., the Wallaceburg Community Senior Centre and was a Pioneer Bond holder of the C.B.D. Club. Beloved wife of the late Jerome Everaert (1964). Dear mother of Jacqueline (VanDamme) Regnier of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. Predeceased by her sons-in-law Joe VanDamme (1979) and
Clarence Regnier (1986). Also 2 sisters and 7 brothers. The late Mrs.  Everaert rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Wednesday March 21, 2001 when the funeral proceeded to Holy Family Church for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. with Fr. Dennis Wilhelm,
Celebrant. Mrs. Frances Fraleigh presided at the organ and the Church Choir sang the Mass. Pall bearers were her great grandsons David Babbitt, Joe VanDamme, Joe, David and Tom Riedl and Jeff Dawson. Flower Bearers were her great grandaughters Erin Babbitt, Emma Farlow and Sharyn and Laura VanDamme.  Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg.Parish Prayers were offered at
the funeral home Tuesday at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to Sydenham District Hospital Foundation or the Charity of Your Choice may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Bertha Everaert.
* March 21, 2001, Wallaceburg Courier Press *
 
 
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FABRY, Myron (Mike) , 67, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, March 8th at 11:55 pm after a long bout with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Mike retired from IBM in 1987 at age 54 after 28 years of service. Mike served in the Navy from July 1952 until March 1954 when he was honorably discharged. Mike is survived by his wife Mary, his brother Lee (Annette) Fabry, his sister Carol (Larry) Fabry, five children, Sherry (Harley) Mahler, Mark (Sharon) Fabry, Vicki (Mark)
Majorowicz, Michael (Casey) Fabry, and Paula (Craig) Simi,, eleven grandchildren, Greg Mahler, Kasey Majorowicz, Lindsay Majorowicz, Steven Mahler, Brittany Fabry, Erik Fabry, Heather Fabry, Samantha Sokoll, Hillary Fabry, Sally Sokoll, Trever Fabry and two step grandchildren, Jennifer Simi, Josh Simi. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Evelyn and grandchild David Mahler.

Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, March 12th starting at 12:00 pm at Mary Mother of the Church at 3333 Cliff Road, Burnsville MN 55337 (952-890-0045).  
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm at White funeral Home (146th and Pennock in Apple Valley 952-432-2001) on Sunday, March 11th and 1 hour prior to Mass at Mary Mother of the Church. Internment will be at the Lebonan Cemetary.

Memorials in lieu of flowers. Make donations payable and send to:

MMF-ALS
University of Minnesota
Department of Neurology, Box 295
420 Delaware Street Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Attn: Julie Ed, RN
FOULON, Michael H; RR 2 Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born May 1,1911 Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died Aug 27,1987; son of Henri FOULON & Marie DONCKELS
FRANCOIS, Rene Ivo; Courtland ON; born Feb 26,1911 Pitthem, West Flanders, Belgium; died June 20,1984; son of Valerie FRANCOIS & Marguerite DEDECKER
 
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GEERTS, Emiel A; Delhi ON Canada; bron Herzele, Belgium; came to Canada in 1929; died Feb 12,1985; age 91st yr
GHESQUIERE, Clara Martha; Tillsonburg ON; born Feb 9,1903 Kachtem, West Flanders, Belgium;died Feb 14,1984; daughter of Camiel DUJARDIN & Maria DEERU
GHESQUIERE, Gustaf; of West Lorne, ON, Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1953; died Apr 26,1993; age 84th year; wife Yvonne (1991)
GHESQUIERE, Henri Michel, born Moorslede West Flanders, belgium died Dec 30,1989 s/o Theophilus Ghesquiere & Maria Verstraete *Tillsonburg News Obits*
GHESQUIERE, Noel; of Tillsonburg, Ont, Canada; born Apr 23,1904 Wevelgem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Sep 21,1995; wife Madeleine BEKAERT; son of Leander & VictorineGHESQUIERE
GHEYSEN, Yvonne; Delhi, ON, Canada; born St.Elooys Winkel, W.F. Belgium; came to Canada in 1952;died Oct 11,1992; age 86th year; daughter of Cyriel TANDT & Emma VERHELLE
GIELEN, Peter Martin 
Peter Martin Gielen a resident of R.R. #2 Wardsville passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, St. Joseph's Campus on Saturday, August 23, 2003 at the age of 71. Born in Maasbree, Holland, son of the late Hendrihus and Catharina (Gorts) Gielen. Loving friend and companion of Rosa (Lee) Tam.  Peter is survived by his children Vanessa and Christopher Gielen of Chatham.  Sisters Thil, Truus, Riek, Fiet and his brothers Martien, Theo, Sjraar, Harrie & Jozef.Sadly missed by a dear friend Nora Sitler of Wardsville.
Predeceased by one sister Mia. At Peter's request cremation has taken place.  A memorial service to celebrate Peter's life will be held at the Wardsville United Church, on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Mr. Todd Trojand officiating. Interment of cremains in Holland. Donations to the Cancer Society or charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the BADDER & ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell.
GILBERT, Julie; of Port Rowan, Ont, Canada; born West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1930; died Mar 18,1995; age 76th year; husband Joseph J. SPIETAELS 1993; daughter of ACHIEL VANDEWEGHE (1976) & Julienne DEFRANC (1981)
GOETHALS, Alberic; RR #1, Vittoria ON; born Sept 5,1904 Pitthem, West Flanders Belgium; died Jul 4,1984; son of August GOETHALS & Marie HEYTENS
GOOSSENS, Charles, born Apr 6,1906, Brussels, Belgium died Apr 7,1990 son of Emiel & Rose Goossens
GOOSSENS, Martha; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Aug 26,1902 Stekene, East Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; husband Achiel GOOSSENS (May 20,1959); died Feb 23,1992; daughter of Alois DEBRUYNE & Stephanie VANREMOORTEL
GOOVAERTS, Albert Frank
Mr. Albert Frank Goovaerts a longtime resident of Wallaceburg passed away peacefully at Fairfield Park in Wallaceburg on Monday March 12, 2001 at the age of 88 years. He was born in Denderhautem, Belgium and was a son of the late Joseph and Marie (Cautaert) Goovaerts. Albert had attended the St. James Anglican Church in Wallaceburg, and was a retiree of the Glass Factory
in Wallaceburg. He was a veteran of W.W. II, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 252 in Bothwell and was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters. Albert enjoyed woodworking, fishing and he especially took pride in his sunflowers which had become one of his trademarks in Wallaceburg.  Beloved husband of 58 years to Dorothea (Stocking) Goovaerts. Loving father of Deb and her husband Richard Stirling of Sombra. Proud grandfather of Dan Stirling of Sarnia and Dave Stirling of Sombra. Kind brother and brother-in-law of Henriette and the late Ken Griggs, August and Margaret Goovaerts all of Bothwell and the late Alexius Goovaerts. He will always be remembered by his many family and friends. Family received friends at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg on Tuesday March 13, 2001 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services were conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, March 14, 2001 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Paul
Linklater of St. James Anglican Church, Officiating. Pall Bearers were Dan Striling, Dave Stirling, Ken Griggs Jr., Dennis Stocking, Bill Fields and Don Sterling. Interment in Bothwell Cemetery, Bothwell, Ontario. As a tribute to their fallen comrade the Bothwell Legion held a memorial service at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to Palliative Care at Fairfield Park may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls
Memorial Forest in memory of Albert Frank Goovaerts. * March 21, 2001, Wallaceburg Courier Press *
GORIS, Martha Maria; RR #1 St. Williams ON; born Oct 27,1897 Betecom, East Flanders Belgium; died Jan 31,1984; came to Canada 1929; daughter of Bernaidus VANROMPAEY & Philomena PEETERS
GOUDESEUNE, Yvonne; Langton ON; born Jun 7,1900 Langemark, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 21,1984; daughter of Petrus LEFEVRE & Pauline DEFRANQ
GRYMONPREZ, Elza (Elsie), born Belgium died Jan 19,1983
 
 
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HAECK, Achiel Cyril; RR #2, Langton ON Canada; born Jul 23,1897 Swevezeele, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 13,1985;son of Jules & Louise HAECK
HAEMERS, Marguerite, born Oct 19,1905, Belgium died Jan 25,1989 *Tillsonburg News Obits*
HANDSAEME, Elizabeth; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 1,1915 Kemzeke, Belgium; died Jun 21,1993; husband William J HANDSAEME Jun 24,1971; daughter of Peter PENNEMAN & Elodie WUUYTACK

HAYES, Helena, born Jan 13,1900, Belgium died Apr 23,1989 *Tillsonburg News Obits*

Sister Charlene HEIRMAN, of the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Donaldson, Indiana, died there at age 91 last week.  She had been associated with St. Joseph's Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for many years.  She was formerly of Loretto, Michigan and a member of St.
Stephen's Church there.  She was the daughter of Charles Louis Heirman.

HENDRICKS, August, born Ghent, Belgium died Sept 3,1983 son of Honore Hendricks & Emerame DePoorter

HEYE, Philemon, born Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium, died Nov 31,1990 son of Oscar Heye & Marie Cantinau

HEYRMAN, Bertha M; Scarborough ON Canada; born Jan 19,1904 Ninove, Belgium; died Jul 4,1985; daughter of Edward DESUTTER & Stephanie VANDERBIEST

HOORELBEKE, Andrea; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Feb 18,1918 Menen, West Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 13,1993; daughter of Emiel & Emma HOORELBEKE
HOORELBEKE, Margaret; Delhi ON; born Menen, Belgium; died Jun 16,1984; age 81years; came to canada 1948; daughter of Mr & Mrs Paul VERBANCK
 
 
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JACOBS, Gustaaf; Delhi ON Canada; born Beernem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1949; died Sep 3,1985; age 82nd year; son of Alphonse JACOBS & Elodie DUYEK
JACQUES, Hortense; Delhi ON; born Ichtegeme, Belgium; died Sep 24,1984; age 84th year; came to Canada in 1924; former DEFREYNE
JACQUES, MARIE M. (nee: TILLEY)
Mrs. Marie M. Jacques a resident of London and formerly of Wallaceburg passed away on Friday May 11, 2001 at University Hospital in London at the age of 85 years. Marie was born in Belgium and was a daughter of the late Honore Tilley and Phelemina Wegne. She was a member of Holy Family Church in
Wallaceburg. Beloved wife of the late Marcel Jacques (1996). Kind sister of Hector Tilley in Belgium and the late Camiel Tilley. Dear aunt of Michel Jacques and his wife Mary of R.R. #1 Norwich and many other nieces and nephews. The late Marie Jacques rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME
639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Monday May 14, 2001 when the funeral proceeded to Holy Family Church for the Funeral Mass a 2 p.m. with Fr. Dennis Wilhelm, Celebrant. Mrs. Anne Vink presided at the organ and the church choir sang the Mass. Pall Bearers were Maurice Jacques, Carl MacLean, Ed VanCollie, Oscar DeDobbeleer, Doug and John Robinson. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. Parish Prayers were offered at the funeral home Sunday at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Dialysis Unit at University Hospital may be left at the funeral home. As a living
memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Marie M. Jacques.
JACQUES, Mary DE BOCK  - Superior, Wisconsin, 92, died Nov. 3, 1999 in Superior. Survivors; Son Gerald L. (Rose) Jaques, daughter Janice (Thomas) Sullivan, eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, a sister Alice De Bock DOBBELAERE, and a sister-in-law EMILY JAQUES FLAHERTY.  Massof Christian Burial in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Allouez, Superior.  Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior.
JACQUES, Rose Elizabeth Emma VERBERCKMOES
Mrs. Rose Elizabeth Emma Jacques a life long resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus", in Wallaceburg, at the age of 60. Rose was born in Wallaceburg and was a daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Porter) Verberckmoes. Beloved wife of 44 years to Salavair "Vet" Jacques. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Charles Jacques, Maria and Mike Zele all of Wallaceburg, Marcie and Ronald Lightfoot of Sarnia and Donald and Janet Jacques of Wallaceburg. Dear grandmother of Nicki and Brett, Jackie, Jeffrey and Sara, Tara, Angie, Rene, Elizabeth, Ashley, Nathan, Michelle and Johanna. Great grandmother of Erin, Emma, Cameron and Riley. Kind sister of
Ella and Lorne Arnold of Calgary, Charles Verberckmoes, Leona and Jerry Robinet all of Wallaceburg. Sister-in-law of Virginia and Jules Foulon of Wallaceburg, Martha and Sylvestre Chapeski, Yvonne and Ed Chapeski all of Sarnia, Andrea and Marcel VanLanduyct of Ottawa, Sylvia Jacques, Jean and Jim Schaffer all of Wallaceburg and Albert DeMayers of Wasaga Beach. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two sons Marice and Marcel, two grandsons Robert and Adam, two sisters Pearl and Jean, a brother Remie, two brothers-in-law Joe and Marshall Jacques, and a sister-in-law Margaret DeMayers. The late Rose Jacques rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME, 639 Elgin Street, in Wallaceburg, until Friday, August 22, 2003 when the funeral service was held from the funeral home at 10 a.m. Fr.
Armand Sawadogo, Officiant. Pall Bearers were Jerry Robinet, Ron Lightfoot, Mike Zele, Jeff Dekort, Brett Therrien and Dan Thibideau. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home.
JANSSENS, Gilbert; Delhi ON;  born Schaerbeck, Belgium; died Nov 14,2001; 51st year; came to MI,USA in 1946; son of Gustaaf JANSSENS & Maria DECANG
JANSSENS, Maria; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Oombergen, Belgium;came to Canada in 1946; died Mar 16,1987; age 93rd year; former Maria Clara DECANG
JAUMOL, Gustaaf, born Dec 6,1923, Ninove, Belgium died Jan 20,1990 son of Nestor Jaumol & Flora Dauw
JONCHEERE, Maurice; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Dec 29,1914 Torhout, W.F., Belgium; died Nov 20,1993 SYS, Judith Yvonne (DeLOOSE); of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jan 21,1920 Westende, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada 1957; died Mar 25,1993; husband Lucien SYS.
 
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KEIRSEBILCK, Andrew; of RR 1, LaSalette, ON, Canada; born Snelleghem, Belgium; came to Canadain 1926; died May 18,1994; age 76th year; wife Flavie JAUMOL; son of Henry KEIRSEBILCK & Leonie MAES
KERCKAERT, Sidonie; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Kortemark, West Flanders, Belgium;came to Canada in 1959; died Nov 19,1987; age 81st year; daughter of Richard VERLINDE & Lucy BROWN
KESTELOOT, Gaston; Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Jun 21,1910 St Elooi's Winkel, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Aug 29,1992; son of Julius KESTELOOT & Stephanie LAFEVERE
KESTELOOT, Mary; Delhi ON; born Beveren, Waas, Belgium; died Apr 2,1984; 63rd year; daughter of Edward VANACKER & Philomena DEWITTE
KESTELOOT, Odiel; of RR 5, Langton, ON, Canada; born Jun 3,1926 Belgium; died Jan 28,1994; son of Louis KESTELOOT & Marie DEGRANDE
KESTELOOT, Odiel Simeon; Vienna, ON, Canada; born Oct 31,1903 St. Elooi's Winkel, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 31,1987; son of Jules KESTELOOT & Stefanie LAFERE
MARCELLA BUYTAERT KELLY

Marcella Buytaert Kelly, 83, lifelong resident of Superior, Wis., died Friday, August 28, 2005, at Villa Marina in Superior.

Born March 19, 1922, at home in Superior, to Amede and Margaret Dens Buytaert, Marcy grew up in Allouez.  She attended Franklin and St. Anthony's schools and was graduated from Superior East High School with the Class of 1940.

After high school, she attended Duluth Comptometer School, graduating as a comptometer operator.
She worked briefly at Kelly-How-Thompson Company in Duluth and then at Butler Shipyards in
Superior during World War II.  In 1945 she started working at Holden Insurance until her marriage.

Marcy married Robert Kelly September 25, 1948, at Saints Anthony and Margaret Catholic Church in Allouez.  They celebrated their golden wedding in 1998, shortly before Bob's death in 1999.

All her life Marcy enjoyed children and family activities, cooking, dancing, bowling, softball,  golf, and the Green Bay Packers. She and her family traveled extensively throughout the United States.  She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and its Altar Society, the Lady Elks, Nemadji Golf Club for many years, the Women's Bowling Association, and volunteered at St. Joseph's and
Superior Memorial hospitals and the Superior YMCA over the years.  She also used her office skills to do inventory for many
years at Roth's and Stack's department stores and Glass Block.

Her husband Robert; her brother August Buytaert; two sisters Lillian Nicoski and Marie Noble; a brother-in-law Donald Noble; and one nephew, James Buytaert, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her son Michael (Linda) Kelly of Herbster, Wis. and a daughter Patricia Kelly, Superior; grandsons Spencer and Austen Kelly, Herbster; one brother, Jack (Karen) Buytaert of Cloquet, Minn. and one sister, Bernice (George) Mohr of DeBery, Florida; sister-in-law Jean Buytaert of Spring Lake Park, Minn., and brother-in-law Joseph Nicoski of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and 17 nieces and nephews.

Visitation will occur one hour prior to the Mass of Christian Burial at (time) at St. Francis Catholic Church, Superior. Concelebrants will be Fr. James Tobolski and Fr. Leon Flaherty.  Her nephews, John Buytaert, Richard  and Alan Nicoski, Tom, David, and Donald Noble, Jeff and Michael Mohr, and Duane and Dale Buytaert will serve as pallbearers.  Interment will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Superior.

Memorials are preferred to St. Francis Church, Superior YMCA, CASDA Program in Superior, or the donor's choice.

Downs Funeral Home, (address) handled funeral arrangements
KUSKE, Rose Aurelia, 91, Died Wednesday, MAY12, 1999, at home she was born March 24, 1908, in Algoma, Wisconsin to the late Frank and Mary (MASSART) Guilette.  Her father died as a young man and Rose was raised by her mother and step father Frank Motquin.  She was a descendant of the Belgian village now at Heritage Hill State Park.  As a child she visited and played in the Massart home and barn often.   Her grandfather Maxmillian Massart, was a member of that family.  She married William Kuska Dec 22, 1926.  He preceded her in death on Jan 24, 1968.  She married Ernest Kuske March 28, 1979.  He prededed her in death Jan 30, 1987.   Rose was a 50 year member of the Womin of the Moose.  She also was a member of teh Fraternal Order of Eagles -Aerie #401 Auxiliary, VFW Post #2037 Auxiliary and The Royal Neighbors.  Rose and her husband Bill managed Pamperin Park from 1941-1966.   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, three daughters and a son-in-law, 28 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Madeline and George, Lavern and Richard.  She was preceded in death by daughter Lucille, two grandsons Bruce and Dennis, son-in-law Loyal, two brothers William and Robert, two sisters Laura and Mary.  Granddaughter-in-law Kathy and a Grandson-in-law Eric.  She was laid to rest at Nicolet Memorial Gardens.                 
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LAEMERS, Melanie P, born Apr 29,1888 Belgium died Oct 7,1983 daughter of John VanDenNeucker & Matilda Walreven
LAMBRECHT, Frank, born Wiesbeke, Belgium died Mar 6,1989 s/o John Lambrecht & Maria Vroman *Tillsonburg News Obits*
LAMMENS, Samuel; RR 5, Langton, ON; born Jun 16,1926 Schellebelle, East Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 2,1992; son of Joseph LAMMENS & Celestine TEMMERMAN
LECLUYSE, Alberic; of Delhi, Ontario, Canada; born Izeghem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1951; died Nov 1,1995; age 84th year; wife Maria CAPELLE; son of Alberic LECLUTSE & Eliza SAMYN
LECLUYSE, Maria; of Delhi, Ont, Canada; born Desselgem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1947; died Apr 5,1995; age 94th year; husband Maurice LECLLYSE (1963); daughter of Camiel & Albertine VANLERGERGHE
LEFEVRE, Gaston, born Langemarck, West Flanders, Belgium, died Sept 10,1990 son of Petrus Lefevre & Pauline Defranco
LEFEVRE, George A, born Langemarck, Belgium died June 16,1989 s/o Camiel Lefevre & Aulma Nevejant *Tillsonburg News Obits*

LEGACE, Erma, born Jan 1,1928 Belgium died feb 3,1983 daughter of Mrs Madeline Meyer & Aime Dezittere

LEGEIN, Amandina Maria; Courtland ON; born Sep 11,1905 Oost Duinkerke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jun 8,1984; came to Ontario in 1928; daughter of Rochus DANNEEL & Natalie DELANGHE

LEEMANS Gullo Lorimor,Doris 77, lifelong resident of Superior, Wisconsin, died Mon. Sept 10 2001 in Duluth's Park Point Health Care Facility, Duluth, Minn.  Born Sept. 10, 1924, in Superior to Joseph
LEEMANS and Hortense SHEARS.  Homemaker and member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and volunteer at Superior Senior Center.  Preceded in death by husbands Carl Gullo and Kenneth Orimor, her parents, and a brother, Alphonse "Tuffy" Leemans ( of the National Football League Hall of Fame).  Surved by daughter Nancy Gullo, stepdaughter Linda (Boyd) Lindberg of Rosemount, Minn. her twin sister Dorothy (Clifford) Bergman and Caroline Chandler, both of Two Harbors, Minn., and nieces and nephews.  Service 11 a.m. Sept 13 in Lenroot Funeral Home, fr. James Tobolski officiating.  Interment in St. Francis Cemetery, Superior

LEONARD, Eugenie; of Anhee, Wallonie, Belgium; died Feb 4,1984 in Tillsonburg, ON; 65th year; daughter Jules DEMAERTELAERE & Maria VANDECASTAELE

LEPOIVRE, Julienne
Julienne LePoivre a resident of Port Lambton passed away peacefully at the Public General Campus of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Tuesday March 27, 2001 in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur LePoivre (August 1992). Loving mother of David & Eugenie LePoivre of Sombra and Yvette Ayoub of Chatham. Dear grandmother of Joshua and Stacey. Sister of Liza Vandevelde, Oscar & Clementine Sonck, Isabella & Willy Vandevelde, Yvette Sonck and Lena & Robert Poppeliers, all of Belgium. She is also survived by her many nieces and nephews. Friends called at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2001. If desired, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society may
be left at the funeral home. * Wallaceburg Courier Press *

LISABETH, Gustaf, born Oct 12, 1896, Zwvwzle, West Flanders, Belgium, died Dec 31,1990 son of Henri Lisabeth & Marie Louise Lambert
LONCKE, Joseph R; of RR 2, Langton, ON, Canada;born Menledeke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Apr 21,1994; aged 85th year; wife Alice PARIDAEN
LOUIS, Denis A, Born Dec 24,1920, Liege, Belgium died Feb 2,1983 son of Nicolas & Lucienne Conbents
LYCKE, Bibianna; RR #6, Aylmer ON Canada; born Feb 16,1897 Ichtegem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died Jan 2,1985
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MADOU, Emelia Maria; RR #1, Langton ON; born Aug 1,1898 Sweevezele, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 25,1984; came to Ontario in 1928; daughter of Henri DESMET & Juliana VANDEWACTERE

MADOU, Jules Joseph, born Oct 18,1897 Sweevezele West Flanders, Belgium died Apr 15,1983

MAECKELBERGH, Elisa; of Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada; born Aug 14,1899 Houthurst, West Flanders, Belgium; died Dec 19,2001; husband Alex Joseph MAECKELBERGH (Jul 23,1979); daughter of Cyriel HENDRYCKX & Emma D'HULSTER

MAERTENS, Alina Katherine, born June 17,1899, Aertrycke, West Flanders, Belgium, died Mar 13,1990 daughter of Karl Desmedt & Juliana Genouw

MAERTENS, Maurice; RR #1, Langton ON Canada; born Nov 22,1902 Ruddervoorde, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1925;died Jul 3,1985; son pf Charles MAERTENS & Rosalie DESMET

MAES, Theresa Godelieve, born July 6,1939, Markle, West Flanders, Belgium died Jan 19,1989 d/o Gerard Kerkove (1977) & Marie Kerteloot *Tillsonburg News Obits*

MAHIEU, Serge C, born Wervik, Belgium died Dec 16,1990 son of Jacques H Mahieu *Tillsonburg News Obits*

MARISSEN, Frank, born July 18,1908, Schoten, Province of Antwerp, Belgium, died Sept 16,1990, son of Constant Marissen & Stephanie Adraensens

MATTAN, Cyriel Gerard, born May 3,1901, Pittem, West Flanders, Belgium, died June 1,1989, s/o Alphons Mattan & Marie Brouckaert *Tillsonburg News Obits*
MATTAN, Maria Christina; RR # 1, Walsingham ON; born Jul 23,1905 Pittem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 30,1984; daughter of Karl ROSSEEL & Eugenie DEFOUR
MATTHYNSSENS, Albert, born Aug 24,1911, Beveren-Waes, East Flanders, Belgium, died Sept 29,1990, son of Jospeh Matthynssens & Florina DeRop
MEERSDOM, Adeline, born Beselare, Belgium died Feb 24,1989 d/o Emiel Vuylsteke & Leon Sophie Demey *Tillsonburg News Obits*
MESTDAUGH, Cornelia; Delhi ON; born Belgium; d Oct 5,1984; in her 74th year; came to Canada in 1928; former KUIPERS
MEYER, Magdalena; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Oct 22,1905 Belgium; died Apr 24,1985; daughter of Augustus MADOU & Maria EECLOO
MICHELET, Peter D; Delhi ON Canada; born Beveren,Waas,Belgium; died Aug 11,1985; age 88th year
MOEYAERT, Paul Julius; RR #4, Langton ON Canada; born Apr 11,1929 Hooglede, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 2,1985; son of Cyriel MOEYAERT & Mary ROOSA
MONSERE, Alfons Cyriel, born Sep 10,1894 died May 31,1983 son of Henry and Marie Monsere
MORTIER, Madeleine; Delhi,ON, Canada; born Brugge, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Dec 22,1992; age 81st year
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NEUKERMANS,Bertha; Delhi ON; born in Denderleeuw, Belgium;83rd year; came to Canada 1948; died Jul 28,1984; daughter of Joaunes LANCKMANS & Victoria LORANG
NEUKERMANS, Victor, born Meerbeke, Belgium, died Dec 24,1990 son of Theofiel Neukermans & Virginia Ricour *Tillsonburg News Obits*
NEYENS, Brigitta F; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Oct 8,1899 Egthem, Belgium; died Jun 24,1992; husband Camiel NEYENS (1966); daughter of Richard VANDERGUNST & Eynie LYKE
NICOSKI, Joseph W.  85,  of   Fort Wayne, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 at Parkview Hospital. 
 Born Aug. 27, 1920, in Superior, Wis., he worked  for  Construction  Laborers Union 213 and he also was retired from
the Railroad, Wis.  He was a member of VFW Post 857, American Legion Post 82, C.B.I. Club, 12th Armored Division As-
sociation and St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.  He was a World War II Army Veteran.  

Survived by a daughter,  Cathy  (Robert) Heffner of Fort Wayne; sons, Alan Nicoski of Fort Wayne and Richard  (Nan) Nicoski

of St. Paul, Minn; and nine grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Buytaert Nicoski; sisters Frances
Wender and Helen Schumann.  Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.  Wednesday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior to Mass.  Calling also from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maple-crest Road, with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.     Burial at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by American Legion Post 82.
 Memorials to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
NIVILLE,Margurite; of Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Jan 12,1907 Beerst, Belgium; husband Archie Niville (1982); came to Canada in 1927; died Jul 26,1992;daughter of Achielle VERMOTE & Maria DECAP
NOBLE, Donald Earl, widower of MARIE BUYTAERT 75, of Iron River, Wis., formerly of Superior, Wis. Born August 29, 1923, Park Falls, Wisconsin.  Great Lakes seaman and employee of Soo Line Railroad. Died Oct. 3, 1998 in his home in Iron River. Surviving children: Thomas (Joan) Noble of Superior, Wis., David (Diane) Noble of Menomonie, Wis., and Donald J. (Vicki) Noble of South Range, Wisconsin, Donna Noble of Superior; brothers Jim of White Pine, Mich, and Ed of Flint, Mich; sisters, Edna Kaiponen of Ontonagon, Mich., and Ruth Forcier of Flint; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Preceded by parents Fay and Edna Noble; brother Rolland, sisters Louise Wolf, Leola, and Gerry. Mass at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Allouez-Superior; burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior, by Jody Tetzlaff, funeral director.
NOBLE, Melissa M. Rice ,34, of Lakeshore Drive, Town of Friendship, died Friday, Oct 14, 2003, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in
Milwaukee.  She was born July 10, 1969, and married Jon M. Noble at the Church of the Presentation in North Fond du Lac, where she was a member.  1986 graduate of Hoarace Hann High School in Nol Fond du Lac and employed as a correctional officer by Taycheedah Correctional Inst. for 13 years.

Survived by her husband Jon and a son Conor, her parents a brother and a sister and her maternal grandmother.  Services at Uecker-Will Funeral Home; burial in Estabrooks Cemetery.

Melissa is the daughter - in- law of Thomas and Joan Noble.  Thomas is the son of Donald and Marie Buytaert Noble, deceased.
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OSAER, Phillip; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jun 6,1910 East Dunkirk, Belgium; wife Maria DEWACHTER (1981); died Apr 3,1992; son of Modest OSAER & Helena SEYS
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PAELINCK, Emiel; Delhi ON; born Stekene, Oost, Vlaanderen, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died June 7, 1984; 84th year; son of Alois PAELINCK & Emma WUYTACK
PATTYN, Gerarda, born Oct 6,1904, Hoogled, Belgium died Nov 30,1989 d/o Paul Vermeesch & Marie Oliver *Tillsonburg News Obits*
PENNINCK, Albert Walter, born Aug 30,1920, Tielt, West Flanders, Belgium, died Dec 18,1990, son of Theophil Pennick & Germaine D'Hondt

PETERS, Alphonsie Louis; born Nov 20,1907 Beveren,Waas, East Flanders Belgium; died Jan 17,1985; son of Frank PETIERS & Josphine SCHEERS

PETERS, Phil (Theopheil); of London, ON Canada; born Bereren-Waes, East Flanders, Belgium; wife Hazel FOSSIE; died Oct 10,1992; age 87th year; son of Frank PETERS & Josephine SHEERS
PHILLIPS, Irma M; RR #2, Langton ON;born Jan 11, 1910 Langemarck, West Flanders Belgium; lived in  Langton area since 1927; died Jan 25,1984; daughter of Cyriel BOSCH & Elodie LERMINEZ
PIETERS, Antoinette; RR #1, Simcoe ON Canada; born Beveren, Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Jul 5,1985; age 65th year; daughter of Victor DEBACKERE & Germaine VANDEWYNEGAERDE
PIERSSENS, Marie; Delhi On Canada; born East Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1923; died May 10,1985; age 87th year; daughter of Peter VANREMORTEL & Stephanie RINGOOT
PIRON, Florent; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Sep 22,1913 Stekene, East Flanders, Belgium; wife Germaine MAERSCHEERT;died Mar 15,1992; son of Antoon PIRON & Celestine D'HONDT
PIRON, Germaine; of Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada; born Dec 23,1912 Stekene, E.F., Belgium; died Apr 5,1995; husband Florent (Forimand) PIRON (Mar 15,1992); brother Robert MEERSSCHAERT of Belgium
PLANCKE, Oscar; Delhi ON; born in Wynkel-St. Eloois, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died April 20, 1984; age 86th year; son of Engelbertus PLANCKE & Maria Louisa VERLENDENS
PLYSON, Charles; Delhi ON; born in Koekaelare, Belgium; came to Canada in 1925; died Jul 14,2001; age 82nd year; son of Auhust PLYSON & Rosalie MAECKELBERGH
PLYSON, Emilie, born Wingene, Belgium, died Sept 20,1990 daughter of Charles Beel & Leonie Cauwenberghe *Tillsonburg News Obits*
POLLETT, Homer, born Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium died Dec 13,1989, s/o Camiel & Julia Pollett *Tillsonburg News Obits*
PRINZIE, Albert; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Merkem, Belgium; died Jul 19,1994; age 77th year; wife Leontine (Tina) VANDENBOSSCHE; son of Oscar PRENZIE & Elodie DELAUE
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RABAEY, Cyriel; Delhi ON Canada; born Jabbeke, Belgium; came to Canada in 1928; died Aug 29,1985; age 81st year; son of Hypoliet RABAEY & Julia WILLEM
RABAEY, Elisa, born Wonaelgem, Belgium, died Aug 2,1990 daughter Peter Cleemput & Louise Andries *Tillsonburg News Obits*
RAEDT, Albert; born Meulebeke, Belgium; died May 7,1983; 65th yr; son of Mr. & Mrs. Cyriel Raedt
RENNEBOOG, Gustaaf; born Zonnegem, Belgium; died Jun 6,1983; 85th yr; son of Francis RENNEBOOG & Hortance VERMEULEN
REYNAERT, Jules Alois; Aylmer ON; born Apr 24,1902 Ruddervoorde, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Dec 14,1984; son of Henri REYNAERT & Romanie DEDUYTSCHE
REYNAERT, Martha; of Aylmer, ON, Canada; born Jun 22,1906 Ruddervoode, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Feb 28,1994; husband Jules REYNAERT (1984); daughter of Augustuo & Leonie (CLAERHOUT) PYFFEROEN
ROELANDT, Albert Karel; of RR 2, Tillsonburg, ON, Canada;born Jun 26,1912 Niewerkerke, E.F. Belgium;died Jan 29,1994; wife Yvonne SIENAERT
ROOSE, Norbert; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Apr 7,1914 Brugges, West Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 16,1985; son of Karel ROOSE & Virginia BUYSSE
RUSSELL, Lazette De Rop, daughter of Charles and Lenore Lesandre DeRop, granddaughter of Johanna Dens and Florent Lesandre, all deceased.  Age 60, of Seattle, died Jan. 3, 1988; wife of James A. Russell of Seattle, Wash; mother of Ronda Unti of Portland, Lisa Lindstrom of Redmond, Wash., and Laura Dresel of Seattle; grandmother of Evan and Brandon Unti.  Services Thursday, 4 p.m. Green Funeral Home, Kirkland, Wash.  Interment River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
RYDE, Marie Imelda; born July 5,1926 Belgium; died Aug 9,1983; daughter of Richard RYDE & Adrienne BOUCHER
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SABBE, Andre; of RR 1, Walsingham, ON, Canada; born Sep 13,1930 Wielsbeke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jun 24,1994; wife Margaret CNOCKAERT)
SAMAN, Clara Martha; born Wypschaepe, Belgium; 71st yr; died Dec 13,1983; daughter of Camiel LEFEVRE & Germaine PLATTEAU
SAMAN, Elisa Mary; Delhi ON;  born Feb 7,1897 Klerken, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Ontario in 1950; died Apr 27,1984; daughter of Bruno MAECKELBERGH & Juliette ABEELE
SAMOY, Juliette born Feb 23,1922, Moorslede, West Flanders, Belgium died May 19,1989, d/o Cyril Vandermeersch & Sidonie DeSimpelaere *Tillsonburg News Obits*
SEGHERS, Arthur E; Straffordville ON Canada; born Feb 22,1893 Knesselare, Belgium; came to Canada in 1912; died June 10,1986; his wife Prudence Maria HOOFT
SEGHERS, Prudence Maria; RR #1, Vienna ON Canada; born Apr 29,1896 Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 19,1985; daughter of Jan and Emma HOOFT
SHEARS, (*De Muellenaaire) LENA, died Marc. 20, 1979, in Duluth, MN.  Born on Sept 14, 1899, in Belgium and had lived most of her life in Superior, Wisconsin (Allouez).  Member of St. Anthony's Church.  Survivors:  sister Ethel Hoag, Solon Springs, Wis.; niece Mrs. Delores Abrahamson, Duluth; nephews Vernon Hoag, Superior, Jack Hoag, Milwaukee; three grandsons and three great-grandchildren in California.   Husband Adolph died in 1955; son, Adolph Jr., also died previously.  Burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Superior.

* Note unsure of spelling of Maiden name.

SINNAEVE, Maria; RR #2, Essex ON; born Kortemark, Belgium; came to Canada in Nov 1922; died Aug 19,1984; age 85th year; daughter of Jules HEMERYCK & Romaine MACKELBERGH
SOENS, Martha; born Rumbeke, Belgium; died Mar 20,1983; 68th yr; daughter of Camiel VERSTRAETE & Elodie WYBO
SOEN, Rachel Bertha; Tillsonburg ON Canada;born July 31,1903 Wevelghem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 20,1986; daughter of Charles VANLANDEGHEM & Pauline  TOBOURT
SPRIET, Madeleine Helena; of Langton, Ontario, Canada; born Apr 18,1913 AArsele, W.F., Belgium; died Aug 18,1995; husband Valere SPRIET; daughter of Cyriel & Sylvie DEVOS-VERHOYLE
SPRIET (DEVOS) Renilde; of RR 1, Langton,ON, Canada; born Dec11,1901 Tielt, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1928; died Jul 11,1994; husband Leon F SPRIET (Nov 2,1979); 
SPIETAELS, Joseph J; of RR 3,Delhi,ON, Canada; born Belcele, Belgium; came to Canada in 1923; died Dec 3,1993; age 80th year; son of Augustus SPIETAELS & Dominica DERUYSSCHER
SPIETAELS, Rene, born Beisele, Belgium, died Sept 25,1990 son of August Spietaels & Maria DeRuysscher *Tillsonburg News Obits*
STOOP, Mathilda; born Beverenwaes, Belgium; died Mar 18,1983; 90th yr; daughter of Frank WAEM & Sylvia BOSMAN
HEYTENS FELDT STROMKO, Evelyn 'Toots' . 89, of Superior, Wisconsin, died Dec. 26, 1999 in St. Francis Home.  Born March 6, 1910 in Superior to Paul and Fabronie Heytens and spent half her life in the tavern business in Allouez, Superior with her first husband Carl Feldt.  Preceded in death by her first husband and second husband Anthony Stromko; three brothers, and a sister.  Survivors include her daughter Faye Harrington; a grandson, Daniel J. (Mary) Harrington of Superior; a granddaughter Kim (Andre) Harrington-Van Praet of Oostende, Belgium; great grandsons Nick and Kevin of Superior and Tijl, Sebastiaan, ana Zachary Van Praet of Belgium; many nieces and nephews in Superior, Canada, and Belgium.  Funeral in Thompson-Hegstromn Funeral Home and burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Superior.
SYNAEVE, Jules Maurice; RR #2, Langton ON Canada; born Feb 23,1902 Sin Joris-Ten-Distel, West Flanders, Belgium; died Mar 31,1985; son of August SYNAEVE & Prudence DUYTSCHAEVER
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TOEBAST, Rita, born Egem, West Flanders, Belgium, died Apr 17,1990 daughter of Adiel & Maria Spriet
THOURNHOUT, Herman, born Bruges, Belgium died Aug 24,1989 s/o Prosper Vanthournhout & Yvonne Parmentier *Tillsonburg News Obits*
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VALCKE, A M (Mitch); Delhi ON Canada; born Gullegem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1939; Died Apr 27,1986; aged 70th year; son of Henry VALCKE & Madalena VERLEDENS
VANASSCHE, Triphon; of Delhi, Ontario, Canada; born Tielt, Belgium; came ro Canada in 1958; died Sep 18,1995; age 62nd year; wife Gysbertha VANDEWAAL; son of Maurice VANASSCHE ( 1962) & Emma D'HAEYAERT
VANBELOIS, Isaac; born Biervliet, Belgium; died Nov 24,1983; age 85; son of Cornelius VANBELOIS & Christena DEKRAMER
VANBOVEN, Joseph, born Meare, East Flanders, Belgium, diedJan 29,1990 son of Leopold VanBoven & Gerardine DeVuist  *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANBOVEN, Marie Adeline; Chatham ON; born in Kerksken, East Flanders Belgim; came to Canada in 1949; died Apr 20,1984; age 93rd year; daughter of Camiel GHYSELS & Marie DEMOL
VANCOMPERNOLLE, Maurice, born Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium, died Feb 19,1989 s/o Camiel VanCompernolle & Emlie Cabout *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANDAELE, Frank; Delhi ON Canada; born Wingene, Belgium; died Feb 1,1986; dage 61st year; son of Gustaf VANDAELE & Demetrie FEYS
VANDAELE, Remi Albrecht; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Oct 13,1920 Wyngene, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 29,1986; son of Rene VANDAELE & Maria POLLEFLIET
VANDAMME, Felix

KINGSFORD - Felix VanDamme, 97, of 341 Newton St., Kingsford, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at Manor Care Health Services in Kingsford.
Mr. VanDamme was born Nov. 12, 1903, in Norway Township, son of the late Lawrence and Delaphine (VanGothem) VanDamme. He had been a resident of the area his entire life.
He married his wife, Edna (Smitheram) on May 29, 1926, and she preceded him in death on May 31, 1991.
Mr. VanDamme worked at the Ford Motor Co. in Kingsford for more than 25 years and also worked at Kingsford Chemical and the Chippewa Club, retiring in 1965.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Rodberg and Molly VanDamme and three brothers, Joseph, Caesar and August VanDamme.
He is survived by a daughter, Dorothy (John) Hevener of Palmetto, Fla.; three grandchildren, Dr. Carol Zenko of Chicago, John (Ellen) Allard of Iron Mountain and Karen (Charles) Mills of Bradenton, Fla.; five great-grandchildren, Timothy Zenko, John N. and Robert Allard, Stacy Corak and Alex Mills; two great-great grandchildren, Robert and Emily Zenko; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. William Seitz will officiate. Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.
A memorial will be established in his memory.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements
VANDAMME, Noella Julia; born Nov 5,1909 Wevelgem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 27,1983; daughter of Henri VUYLSTEKE & Elodie DEPORTERE
VANDAMME, Remi; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Aug 22,1907 Zwynfrecht, Belgium;died Sep 15,1994; wives Alice HANDSAEME (Jan 9,1965) & Martha VANELSLANDER (Feb 10,1977); son of Adolf VANDAMME & Marie BRUGGEMAN
VAN DAMME, Remi P.
Mr. Remi P. Van Damme a lifelong resident of Wallaceburg passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2001 at Fairfield Park in Wallaceburg at the age of 85 years. Remi was born in Chatham Township and was a son of the late Achiel Van Damme and Celina DeFraeye. He was a member of Holy Family Church, the
Holy Name Society, a Pioneer Bond holder of the C.B.D. Club and had always been active in the community. Beloved husband of the late Leona (DeVisscher) Van Damme (1997). Dear father and father-in-law of Pauline and Jim Houle, Helen and Gus Palocz all of Port Lambton, Patricia and Wayne Vince of Raleigh Twp., and Roy and Patricia Van Damme of Sombra. Sadly missed by 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Brother and brother-in-law of Madeline Van Boven, Elodie Bogaert, Ed Van Damme, Maurice and Margaret Van Damme and Marshall and Helen Van Damme all of Wallaceburg. Predeceased by his sisters Bertha Burm, Emily Burm, Emma Janssens, Mary VanHaverbeke and his brother George Van Damme. Visitation at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2001 from Holy Family Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Riverview Cemetery. Parish Prayers were offered at the funeral home Tuesday at 8 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to Holy Family Church Building Fund or the Charity of Your Choice may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Remi P. Van Damme. * Wallaceburg Courier Press *
VANDEKERCKHOVE, Walter; RR 1 Otterville, ON, Canada; born Moorslede, Belgium; died Feb 14,1988; age 42nd year; son of Joseph VANDEKERCKHOVE & Irma SIOEN
VANDENAMEELE, Ronald George; of RR 1, Walsingham, ON, Canada; born Oct 25,1938 Staden, West Flanders, Belgium; died Nov 26,1993; wife Agnes DEMAITER; son of Maurice Elvire VANDENAMEELE
VANDENBERGHE, Eulalie M (CROMBEZ); of RR 1, Norwich, ON, Canada; born Ardooie, Belgium; died Jun 21,1993; age 95th year; husband Odiel VANDENBERGHE 1958
VANDENBERGHE, Leonie; born Oultere, Belgium; died Jul 22,1983; 95th yr; daughter of Jan Baptist DEVILLAER & Anna PENNE
VANDENBERGHE, Lucien; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born Moorsele, Belgium; died Mar 25,1992; age 64; son of Odiel VANDERBERGHE & Regina CRAEYE
VANDENBERGHE, Omer A; Delhi,ON, Canada; born Jan 24,1920 Erembodegem, Belgium; died Jan 17,1988; son of Remi VANDENBERGHE & Colette VANDERSTOCKT
VANDENBOGAERDE, Jozef Aloise; Dec 26,1911 Oostrosebeke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 10, 1983; son of Alfons VANDENBOGAERDE & Maria WOLFCAROUS
VANDENBUSSCHE, Gerard Joseph; Delhi ON Canada; born Geluwe, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Oct 17,1986; aged 85th year; son of Cyril Joseph VANDENBUSSCHE & Emile DEBUF

VANDENDRIESSCHE, Adrienne, born Ichtegem, Belgium, died Feb 9,1989 d/o Charles & Leonie Vancraeynest *Tillsonburg News Obits*

VANDENEECKHOUT, Elsa; of RR 1 Port Rowan, ON, Canada; born Aug 27,1929 Mere, Belgium; died Aug 11,1994;husband Gabiel "Louie" VANDENEECKHOUT (May 31,1994); daughter of Charles VANDEBERGHE & Alice VANIMPE
VANDENHEEDE, Conrad; RR #1, LaSalette ON Canada; born Wyngenge, Belgium;came to Canada in 1922; died Dec 21,1985; age 84th year; son of August VANDENHEEDE & Clemence OCKIER
VANDENHEEDE, Irma Alida, born Aemelgem, West Flanders, Belgium, died June 17,1989 d/o Charles L Verbrugge & Sidonie M Verschatse *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANDEN NEUCKER, Alfons; of Brantford, ON, Canada; born May 15,1903 Ninove, Belgium; wife Bertha DEWYZE (1950);died Oct 20,1992; son of Jan Baptist VANDEN NEUCKER & Mathilde WALRAEVENS
VANDERGUNST, Marie L; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Apr 14,1898 Merkem, West Flanders, Belgium; husbands Julien VANDEWOUDE (1945) & Rene VANDERGUNST (1971); died Feb 2,1992; daughter of Charles BULCKE & Pharailda VANDAELE
VANDERHAEGHE,Archiel; of RR 1, Langton, ON, Canada; born Sep 29,1904 Langemark, W.F. Belgium; wife Irma HESSEL (Sep 24,1985);died Dec 25,1992
VANDERHAEGHE, Irma M; RR #1, Langton ON Canada; born Aug 2,1908 Langemarck, West Flanders, Belgium; died Sep 24,1985; daughter of Cornelius and Madeleine HESSEL
VANDERHAEGHE, Julia; of Langton,ON, Canada; born Dec 23,1904 Langemarck, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; husband Jules Vanderhaeghe (Dec 21,1989); died Feb 18,1992; daughter of Marcel DEKINDT & Eugenie GHESQUIRE
VANDERHAEGHE, Jules, born June 2,1900, Langemarck, Flanders, Belgium died Dec 21,1989 s/o Rene Vanderhaeghe & Marie Noyez *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANDERMEERSCH, Maria Emma;of RR #1, Walsingham, Onatrio, Canada; bornDec 29,1914 Beitem-rumbeke, W.F., Belgium; died Aug 22,1995; husband Andre VANDERMEERSCH  Feb 11,1974; daughter of Hector & Elodie HERMAN
VANDERSTRAETEN, Francois; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jul 19,1914 Antwerpe, Belgium;died Oct 7,1994
VANDERSYPPE, Irma (BILLIET); Palm Bay Florida USA; born Jan 25,1901 Pittem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 30,1986; formerly of Detroit MI USA
VANDEVELDE, Helena; Courtland ON; bron in Aaltre, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canda in 1922; died Dec 26,1984; age 96th year; former VANDERPLAETSE
VANDEWIELE, Victor P; of RR 1, Courtland, ON, Canada; born Jul 19,1915 Ninove, East FLanders, Belgium; died Jan 3,1993; wife Alida VANDAELE; son of Richard VANDEWIELE & Victorina KOSYNSKI
VANDEWYNGAERDE, Maurice; Aylmer ON Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Apr 10,1985; age 82nd year
VANDONINCK, Rosalie; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Apr 26,1905 Bale, Wezel, Belgium; came to Canada in 1957; died Feb 23,1986; daughter of Karel BELMANS & Maria Philomena DJOOS
VANDOORNE, Marie; of Courtland, ON, Canada; born Oostnieuwkerke, Belgium; came to Canada 1929; husband Cyriel VANDOORNE (1978); died Oct 11,1992; former Marie VERALLEMAN
VANDUYSE, Jose Albert; born Aug 3,1915 St. Gilles-waes, East Flanders, Belgium; son of Vital VANDUYSE & Melodie DULLERT
VANELSLANDER, Robert; born Roeselare, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Oct 28,1984; age 60th year; son of Nestor VANELSLANDER & Marie ROMMELAERE
VANEYGEN, Louis; Tillsonburg ON; born Nov 9,1906 Beveren, Waas, East Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 4,1984; son of Alexander VANEYGEN 7 Maria RORTLIER
VANESBROECK, Petrus "Peter" F.
Mr. Petrus "Peter" F. VanEsbroeck a longtime resident of the Wallaceburg area passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance "Sydenham Campus", Wallaceburg at the age of 75 years. Peter was born in Boschapella, Holland and was a son of the late Petrus VanEsbroeck and Rosalie Schuren and came to Canada in 1951. He was a member of Holy Family Church in Wallaceburg. Beloved husband of the late Anna DeVos (1998).  Dear brother of Florentina Bogaert of Wallaceburg and the late Frank VanEsbroeck (1974). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. The late Peter VanEsbroeck is resting at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg until Wednesday, April 4, 2001 when the funeral will proceed to Holy Family Church for the Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. with Fr. Dennis Wilhelm, Celebrant. The Pall Bearers will be his nephews. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. Parish Prayers were offered at the funeral home Tuesday at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to Sydenham District Hospital Foundation may be left at the funeral home. As a living memorial a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Petrus F. VanEsbroeck. * Wallaceburg Courier Press *
VANGAMPELAERE-LOONTJENS, Margaeritta, born Belgium died Aug 5,1990 buried Wingene, Belgium.
VANGOETHEM, Alphonsine Blondine; Tillsonburg ON; born Aug 15,1898 Beveran,Waas, East Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 17,1984; daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Edward   MAES
VANGOETHEM, Henri L;born Oct 24,1909 Beveren-Waas, East Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 26,1983; son of Edward VANGOETHEM & Maria VANDENVELDE
VANGULCK, Germaine, born July 26,1911, Beveren- Waas, East Flanders, Belgium died Sept 22,1989 d/o Edward VanGoethem & Marie VanDeVelde *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANGULCK, Jozef L; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 30,1907 Beveren-Waas, W.F., Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Dec 16,1993; wife Germaine VANGOETHEM Sep 22,1989
VANHALEWYN, Maurice; born Sept 19,1907 Rumbeke, Belgium; died Apr 21,1983; son of Alfons VANHALEWYN & Flavie DECRUS
VANHAVERBEKE, Omer; Courtland ON Canada; born Nov 26,1907 Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium; died mar 5,1985; son of Leon VANHAVERBEKE and Elizabeth RAPENBUSCH
VANHECKE, Hubertine; of Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada; born Jul 1,1897 Grimingen, Belgium; died Dec 7,1995; husband Arthur VANHECKE (1968); daughter of Serafien MASFRANK & Maria VANKERCKHOVE
VANHECKE, Irma; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Jun 8,1908 Belgium; came to Canada in 1971; died Apr 10,1985
VANHEUKELOM, Marie, born Oct 26,1905, Kerkhoven, Belgium died June 15,1990, daughter of Joseph Hulsmans & Louise
VANHOOREN, Alois Maurice; RR #1, Simcoe ON Canada; born Mar 27,1907 Leke,West Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 17,1986; son of August VANHOOREN & Pharailde DEKIEN
VANHOOREN, Arthur Jerome; RR 2, St Williams, ON, Canada; born Nov 20,1904 Leke, West Flanders, Belgium; died Nov 12,1988; son of August VANHOOREN & Pharailda DEKIEN
VANHOOREN, Margaret; of Otterville, ON, Canada; born Torhout, Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Mar 10,1993; age 91st year; husband Henry VANHOOREN 1967; daughter of Honore KOEKUYT & Julia ASSEL
VANHOOREN, Marguerite; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Kokelaere, W.F., Belgium; died Dec 14,1994; age 87th year; husband Prudent VANHOOREN (May 17,1967); daughter of Francisco DECLERQUE & Mary Louise VANDENBROEKE
VANHOOREN, Marguerite; RR #1, Otterville ON; bron Handzame, belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Mar 14,1984; in 81st year; daughter of Alois VANTOMME & Sidonie LINS
VANHOVE, Anna Marie; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Dec 11,1896 Beveren-Waas, East Flanders, Belgium; husband Camiel VANHOVE (Oct 19,1972); died Jan 22,1992; daughter of Joseph & Elodie VAN DAM

VANLANDSCHOOT, Cyriel, born July 6,1902, Maldegem, East Flanders, Belgium, died June 24,1990,  son of Karel VanLandschoot & Alonie Meire

VANLANDSCHOOT, Maurice;RR #1, Walsingham ON Canada; born Jan 3,1898 Maldegen, East Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 15,1985; son of Fernamd VANLANDSCHOOT & Emily VANDEWEGE
VANLAEKEN, Maurice, born Dec 19,1897, Eegem, West Flanders, Belgium, died Jan 26,1990, son of Camiel Van Laeken & Eugenia Mareel
VANLENT, Emma; Langton,ON, Canada; born Sep 29,1892 Moerbeke, West FLanders, Belgium; died Jun 9,1988; daughter of Alphonsius DUYM & Maria VANDERDE
VANLOY, Josef; Aylmer ON Canada; born Belgium; died Nov 13,1986; aged 77th year
VANLUCHEM, Eugenie, born Jan 9,1898, Veurne, West Flanders, Belgium, died Aug 10,1990, daughter of Jerome Demeulenaere & Matilda Hughhe
VANMAELE, Willy, born Oost, Niewkerke, Belgium, died Jan 20,1990 son of Gerarda Planche & Leopold VanMaele *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANMAELE, Zoe Marie; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Apr 26,1915 Joris Ten Distel, West FLanders, Belgium;died Feb 26,1993; husband Michael VANMAELE May 2,1971; daughter of August SYNAEVE & Prudence DUYTSCHAEVER
VAN MASSENHOVE DE SMET, MARY M. , 87, Superior, Wis., died April 27, 2001; born June 6, 1913, to August and Adronie Gevaert Van Massenhove; united in marriage to Achiel De Smet, Sept. 17, 1935, in Superior; member of St. Anthony's Parish and Belgian Club Auxiliary; preceded in death by husband in 1998 and brothers Cyril and Louie Van Massenhove.  Survivors;  sons Charles (Joanne) De Smet, Superior; Jerry (Kathy) De Smet of Marshfield,Wis: daughters Jan (Dave) Gotelaere of Superior; Sue (Paul) Swaab of West Allis, Wis; brother Leo (Stella) Van Massenhove of Superior; sisters Adrianne Balcer of Superior and Jean (Leo) Gray of Lakeville, Minn; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; numerous nieces and nephews.    Visitation Sunday in Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior; Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony's Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Leon Flaherty.   Interment in St. Francis Cemetery, Superior.  Memorials to St.
Anthony Church. *Superior Daily Telegram*
VAN MEENEN, George

 Mr. George Van Meenen a life long resident of Wallaceburg  passed away on Friday, August 8, 2003 at L.H.S.C., South Street, in London, at the age of 72. George was born in Wallaceburg, Canada and is the son of
Eugenie (Six) (Van Meenen) Belanger and the late Gabriel Van Meenen. George was a member of the CBD Club in Wallaceburg. He was a parish member of Our Lady Of Help Church and had retired from Libby St. Clair. Beloved husband of 56 years to Mary (Freeburn) Van Meenen. Loving father and father-in-law of
Linda and Gord Richmond of Blenheim, Rick and Marcia Van Meenen of Petrolia, Susan and Bob Apothecary of Wallaceburg and Randy and Kelly Van Meenen of Wilkesport. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Kind brother of Elsie Segaert and Agnes Murphy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The late George Van Meenen rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL
HOME, 639 Elgin Street, Wallaceburg, until Monday, August 11, 2003 when the Funeral Mass was celebrated from Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 11 a.m. with Fr. Dennis Wilhelm, Celebrant. Mrs. Fran Fraleigh presided at the organ and the church choir sang the mass. The readings were done by George
Segaert, Pat Freeburn and Kathleen Goglia. The gifts were brought to the altar by Heidi Pedersen and Stephanie Goethals. The Pall was placed on the casket by his children Linda, Rick, Susan and Randy. Pall Bearers were Bill Van Meenen, Chad Van Meenen, Joe Van Meenen, Bobby Apothecary, Ryan
Edmondson and Chris Goethals. Flower Bearers were Heidi Pedersen, Trisha Van Meenen, Stephanie Goethals, Sammy-Jo Van Meenen and Kassandra Apothecary.  Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg, Ontario. Parish Prayers were offered at the funeral home on Sunday at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation may be left at the funeral home.

VANOPSTAL, Frank; of Springford, ON, Canada; born Nov 19,1932 Veltem-Beisem, Belgium; died Mar 5,1993; wife Magda VANOPSTAL; son of Dominque VANOPSTAL & Maria LUOLOVICA
VANOOTEGHEM, Emily; of RR 1, Norwich, Ontario, Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Mar 29,1995; age 89th year; husband Gerard VANOOTEGHEM 1984; former Emellienne DEHENS
VANOOTEGHEM, Gerard J; RR #1, Norwich ON; born in Kuurne, Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Apr 16,1984; age 81st year; son of Peter VANOOTEGHEM & Matilda MAURICA
VANOOTEGHEM, Louise; RR #1, Norwich ON Canada; born Belgium; came to Canada in 1951; died July 16, 1986; aged 50th year; daughter of Marcel VANEXEM & Julia WILLS

VAN OVERMEIREN,Edward  83, Superior, Wisconsin:  longtime Allouez resident, died Friday, June 1, 2001.  Son of Elizabeth Heirman and Theo Van Overmeiren, survived by his wife Marian; four daughters; three sons; a sister (Lorraine Johnson); 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday with rosary at 6 in Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior.  Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Wed. in St. Anthony's Catholic Church.  Burial in St Francis Cemetery.  Duluth News Tribune, June 2, 2001.

VANPAMEL, Maurice; born Ruisilede, Belgium; died Apr 13,1983; 82nd yr; son of Modest VANPAMEL & Eugenie VANDEWIELE
VANPAEMEL, Gustaf (Steve), born Ruddervoorde, Belgium, died Mar 26,1990 son of Edward VanPaemel & Maria Vreye *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANPARYS, Richard C, born Torhout, Belgium died June 1,1989 s/o Camiel Verduyn & Emily Bostoen step s/o Charles VanParys *Tillsonburg News Obits*
VANPUYENBROECK, Frank Camiel; of RR1, Aylmer, Ontario, Canada; born Feb 1,1924 Laarne, East Flanders, Belgium; died Dec 9,1995; wife Elmire DEDYCKER; son of Benedict & Ann(Raes) VANPUYENBROECK
VANQUAETHEM, Nelly Helen; of RR 2, Tillsonburg,ON, Canada; born Nov 8,1941 Belgium; died Feb 9,1994;husband Steve VANQUAETHEM, daughter of Andre & Elisabeth VERBRUGGE
VANROYEN, John Edward; of Delhi, ON, Canada; born St. Niklaas, Belgium; died Feb 23,1994; age 75th year; wife Joset DERUYSSCHER; son of Albert Josef VANROYEN (1966) & Ester MENEVE (1975)
VANRYBROECK, Lucien J; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Sysele, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died Mar 22,1986; son of Richard & Zulma VANRYBROECK
VANRYBROECK, Zulma; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born May 27,1902 Sysseele, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died June 10,1986; daughter of Napoleon BUYSE & Marie DEMEYER
VANSEVENANT, Maurice L; of RR 1, Eden, ON, Canada; born Jan 29,1911 Kockelaere, West FLanders, Belgium; died Oct 11,1993; wife Maria NAERT 1976; son of Oscar VANSEVENANT & Bertha COUCKE
VANSEVENANT, Omer; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Mar 2,1918 Ichtegem, West Flanders, Belgium; died May 2,1988; son of Charles VANSEVENANT & Lisa MOSTREY
VANSLEMBROUCK, Evelyn; of Langton, Ontario, Canada; born Dec 11,1911 Kemzeke, E.F., Belgium; died Sep 24,1995; husband Omer J.VANSLEMBROUCK (Mar 9,1973)
VANTORRE, Margareta; of RR 1, Norwich,Ontario, Canada; born Meulebeke, Belgium; came to Canada in 1930; died Sep 25,1995; age 96th year; husband Alphonse VANTORRE 1982;daughter of August MADDENS 7 Maria BROUCKAERT
VANWALLEGHEM, Andre T; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Menen, West Flanders, Belgium; died Sept 28,1988; age 82nd year; son of Alfonse VANWALLEGHEM & Emma VANGHELUWE
VANWYNSBERGHE, Robert Jules; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Jun 14,1914 Zwevegem, West Flanders, Belgium;  died Nov 2,1985; son of Jules VANWYNSBERGHE & Maria NAESSENS
VERBAUWHEDE, Rene; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Vyve St. Baafs, Belgium;came to Canada in 1926; died Nov 14,1988; age 88th year; son of Alphonse & Leonie VERBAUWHEDE
VERBEKE, Gustaaf; Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Jul 30,1900 Leke, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1925; died Oct 9,1988; son of Karl VERBEKE VERBUYST, Marie; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Belsele Wass, Belgium; came to Canada in 1939; died Feb 22,1988; age 81sy year; daughter of Polidoor DEMAERE & Theresia STEELS
VERBEKE, Julia J; born Nov 12,1904 Couclelaere, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 22,1983; daughter of Gustaaf ROELS & Leonie SINNAEVE
VERBRUGGE, Michael Gustav; of Straffordville, ON, Canada; born Jan 18,1932 Menin, West Flanders, Belgium; died Dec 23,1994; wife Betty COX; son of Marcel VERBRUGGE & Rachel REMMERY
VERBRUGGE, Rachle; of Straffordville, ON, Canada; born Oct 18,1907 Mennen, Belgium; husband Marcel G VERBRUGGE (1987); died Mar 19,1992
VERBUYST, Gerard; born Jan 12,1899 St Gilles, East Flanders, Belgium; died Sept 23,1983; son of Mr & Mrs Alois VERBUYST
VERHAEGHE, Joanna; Delhi ON Canada; born Grimbergen, Belgium; died Aug 14,1986; aged 86th year; daughter of Cornelius CNOP & Catharina WILLEMS
VERHAVERBEKE, Robert L; of Tillsonburg, ON, Canada; born Spe 10,1928 Clerken, W.F. Belgium; died Aug 21,1993; wife Loraine D'HULSTER;son of Oscar VERHAVERBEKE & Elisa MACKELBERGH
VERHOEVE, Maurice Joseph; Tillsonburg ON Canada; born Apr 7,1912 Clerken, West Flanders, Belgium; died May 19,1986; son of Justin VERHOEVE   & Stefanie DECLERK
VERHOEVE, Oscar Joseph; born May 26,1904 Clerken, West Flanders, Belgium; died Jan 20,1983; son of Justin VERHOEVE & Stefanie DECLERK
VERKINDT, Marguerite; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Meenen, Belgium; came to Canada in 1928; died Jul 16,1988; age 89th year
VERMAERCKE, Maria; of Delhi, Ontario ,Canada; born Belcele, Belgium; came to Canada in 1926; died Sep 9,1995; age 90th year;husband Maurice VERMAERCKE 1988; daughter of Peter PENNEMAN & Elodie WUUYTACK
VERMAERCKE, Maurice; Delhi, ON, Canada; born Zeverghem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1927; died Apr 15,1988; age 88th year;son of Jules VERMAERCKE & Irma WOLLAERT

VERMEERSCH, Rachel

Peacefully , with family members at her side, on Tuesday, March 6,2001, at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Rachel Vermeersch, a resident of the Tillsonburg Retirement Centre and former resident of Norwich at the age of 88 years. Born December 2,1912, Woumen, W.F., Belgium, daughter of the late Richard Morreel and the late former Sylvia Soete (both of Belgium). Predeceased by her much loved husband of 62 years Gaston J. Vermeersch (November 6,1998). Much loved mother of five sons and four daughters:George and his wife Willy Vermeersch of Tillsonburg, John and his wife Arlene Vermeersch of Norwich, Dan and his wife Diane of Norwich, Joel and his wife JeanineVermeersch of Norwich, Noel and his wife Kathy Vermeersch of Mount Elgin, Lea and her husband Joel Beelprez of California,U.S.A., Clara and her husband Urbain Dehens of Langton, Georgette and her husband Marcel Goris of California, U.S.A. and Jenny and her husband  Peter Bouw of Vittoria, Ontario. Proud grandmother of 24 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Albert and George Morreel both of Belgium. Predeceased by a sister Martha Ryckeboer and a brother Valere Morreel and two sisters-in-law: Madeleine and Elvire.  Relatives and friends of the family are welcome for public visitation Wednesday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg. Mass of a Christian Burial to be celebrated on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Tillsonburg by Rev. Father Michael Langan. Interment Tillsonburg Cemetery. *Tillsonburg News, March 7,2001*

VERMEULEN, Edmond; born Stekene, Belgium; died June 6,1983; 73rd yr; son of Joseph VERMEULEN & JUlia VANDOESLAERE
VERPLANCKE, Emma; of Delhi, ON, Canada;born Veldegem, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died Nov 19,1994; age 98th year; husband Peter VERPLANCKE (1977); daugher of Charles TAFFERIREN & Clemmintine KEIRSEBILCK
VERSCHEURE, Marcella; of RR2, Aylmer, Ontario, Canada; born Sep 16,1995 Sint-Eloois-Winkel, Belgium;came to Canada in 1986; died Dec 26,1995; husband Albert VERSCHEURE; daughter of Ernest & Elisa (TANGHE0 SOENS)
VERSCHEURE, Julienne M; RR #2, Aylmer ON Canada; born Jan 23,1916 Wetteren, Belgium; came to Canada in 1935; died Sep 26,1985; daughter of Adolf DEMAERE & Rosalie DUQUET
VERSTRAETE, Agnes; RR #2, Delhi ON Canada; born Aug 15,1924 Ledegem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Dec 21,1985;daughter of Maurice and Clemente VANDENHEEDE
VERSTRAETE, Gaston G; RR #2, Delhi ON Canada; born Aug 7,1914 Moorsele, West Flanders, Belgium; came to Canada in 1948; died July 30,1986; son of Camiel VERSTRAETE & Maria VANOVERSCHELDE
VERVAET, Cesar; of Langton, ON, Canada; born Zaffelare, E.F., Belgium; came to Canada in 1975; died Nov 11,1994; age 91st year; wife Amelia VERVAET (1968);son of Alfonse VERVAET & Maria VANDAMME
VUYLSTEKE, Arthur; Hamilton ON Canada; born Aug 4,1905 Wevelchem, West Flanders, Belgium; died Feb 2,1985; son of Henri VUYLSTEKE & Elodie DEPOORTER
VUYLSTEKE, Godelieve Alice, born May 14,1907, Beveren-Roselaere, West Flanders, Belgium, died Sept 26,1990, daughter of Karel Vandewyngaerde & Elodie Bauvin
VUYLSTEKE,Henri Theophile; Langton, ON, Canada; born Sep 4,1896 Becelaere, West Flanders, Belgium; died Aug 24,1988; son of Emiel VUYLSTEKE & Leonie DEMEY
VUYLSTEKE, Vivian Mary Jane;  66;  Sept. 3, 2001;  Tillsonburg, ON, CAN
At the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Monday, September 3, 2001
after a courageous battle with cancer.  Vivian was born on June 23, 1935 in
Middleton Township, Norfolk County.  She grew up in the Langton area and
spent the rest of her life in Norwich Township.  She was a member of St.
Mary's R.C. Church, Tillsonburg and a C.W.L. member for 40 years.

Beloved wife and best friend of Ralph Vuylsteke. Dear mother and
mother-in-law of Deborah Vuylsteke and James Linton of Cantley, Quebec;
Christine and Chris Legein of Oakville, Ontario; and Ralph and Laurie
Vuylsteke of Tillsonburg, Ontario.

Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tyler, Stefan and Jacob Legein; Hayley and
Olivia Vuylsteke; and James-Jules and Samantha Linton.  Dear sister and
sister-in-law of Andre and Diane Vanderhaeghe; Roger and Paula Vuylsteke; Margaret [and the late Mitch] Pleters; and Cecelia and Gilbert Van Laeken.
Predeceased by her parents Jules and Julia [DeKINDT] Vanderhaeghe.   Beloved
aunt of several nieces, nephews and cousins and a good friend to many in the
Tillsonburg, Langton and Long Point areas.

Resting at the VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg until Thursday, September 6, 2001, thence to St. Mary's R.C. Church for mass of Christian Burial at 2 P.M. by Rev. Fr. Michael Langan.  Interment to follow at the Tillsonburg Cemetery.  The family has requested donations  to honour Vivian's memory to Camp Trillium [helping children with cancer], St. Mary's R.C. Church, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital or choice [by cheque
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WATHY, Zoe; Vienna ON Canada; born Apr 5,1899 Boesinghe, Belgium; came to Canada in 1924; died Nov 10,1986; daughter of Leonard & Prudence FASSEEL
WAEM, Margaret; born Dec.7,1920 St. Nicholas, Belgium died Oct.21,2001; widow of Jerry E Thournout (1972); Buried Delhi Cemetery, Delhi, ON, Canada 
WYBO, Adrienne C; of Langton, Ontario, Canada; born Oct 9,1913 St.Andries, West Flanders, Belgium; died Oct 9,1995; husbandHippoliet WYBO (Sep 17,1977); former MOEYAERT
WYBOUW, Julius;born Ruddervoorde, Belgium; died Sept 10,1983; 89th yr; son of Victor WYBOUW & Hectorina JANSSENS
WYBOUW, Pharailda, born Ichtegen, Belgium died Jan 22,1990 daughter of Levien Declerck & Rosalie Dejonhge *Tillsonburg News Obits*
WYSEVELDE, Remy C; of Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada; born May 15,1925 Kemzeke, Belgium;died Mar 17,1995; wife Linda GRIDTSCHINA; son of Ray WYSEVELDE & Matilda VANDOSSELEARE
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Compiled by [Helena Goertzen].

 

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