Born: Kaukauna, Wi on 05 May 1937

Passed away: Appleton, Wi on 17 January 2014

Aged: 76 years

Funeral Date: 22 January 2014

Service Details

Visitation was held Wednesday January 22, 2014 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Little Chute, Wi, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Ronald Belitz officiated. Committal was in May 2014 at St. John Cemetery in Little Chute, Wi.

Funeral Company

O'Connell Funeral Home

The Story

Agnes M. Vande Burgt, Little Chute, age 76, died Friday January 17, 2014 battling Alzheimer’s Disease at Appleton Health Care Center. She was born in Kaukauna, Wisconsin on May 5, 1937 to the late Antone and Josephine (Meulemans) Verhasselt. Agnes married Clayton Vande Burgt on August 22, 1959 at Holy Cross Parish. She worked at Riverview Sanatorium and retired from Parkview Health Center in Oshkosh in 1999. Agnes enjoyed cooking, sewing, making crafts, traveling and spending time with her family. She will be loved and missed by many. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren will love and miss her dearly. Agnes was also a member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church.

Agnes is survived by her five children, 19 grandchildren and over 15 great-grandchildren. Her children as follows; Dan (Diane) Vande Burgt, residing in Indiana, Theresa (Keith) Wolle, residing in Clarksville, TN, David Vande Burgt, residing in Colorado, Diane (Tom) Vande Burgt, residing in Beaufort, SC and (Doris (Jeff) Vandenberg, residing in Hortonville, Wi,

Grandchildren include; Sabrina Stanley, Amber Rich, Bonnie Rich, Paul Rich, Jo Ellen Fambrough, Erica Wolle, Carrie Krause, Jeffrey and Antone Vandenberg, Thomas Camron, Belton and Kevin Johnson, Destiny and Clayton Vande Burgt, Amber, Jessica and Conner Vande Burgt.

Great grandchildren; Tyler Stanley, Aylsia Stanly, Ashley Stanley, Raven Johnson, Dominic Johnson, Holly Rich, Gavin Stevenson, Katherine Rich, Henry Rich, Steven Fambrough, Abigail Fambrough, Elliot Johnson, Ethan, Evan and Aydan Krause

Siblings: Len (Joyce), Jim (Marilyn), Joe (Joanne), Earl (Dolly), Fr. Dave and Tom(Terri) Verhasselt, Rose (Gerry) Vande Burgt, Dorothy (Ted) Vosters and Pat (Bill) Brockman; and sisters and brothers-in-law: Evie Verhasselt, Rose Seegers, Joanne (Louis) Bellin, Gloria (Merle) Verhagen and Duane (Shirley) Vande Burgt. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her siblings: Bob Verhasselt, Betty (Rich) Van Zeeland and infant twins; and sisters and brothers-in-law: Elizabeth Verhasselt, Clarence Seegers and Virgil (Beth) Vande Burgt.

Special thanks to Appleton Health Care for taking such great care of Agnes during her end of life.
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