Gene Lamers

Lamers, Gene

Gene A. Lamers, Kaukauna, age 93, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at St. Paul Home with his family by his side. He was born March 21, 1920, on the family farm in Kaukauna, son of the late Richard and Anna (Van Lanen) Lamers. On May 21, 1942 Gene married Delia Van Groll at St. John Catholic Church in Little Chute. The couple farmed in rural Kaukauna their entire married lives, next to the home farm. Gene enjoyed playing sheepshead, bowling and being a dedicated farmer. He was very proud of the trips he and Delia took as a result of selling seed corn. He especially enjoyed time spent with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his children: Mary Ann (Jerry) Weyenberg, Appleton, Doris (Gary) Haen, Arizona (Mesa), Marlene (Tom) Campbell, Appleton, Joyce (Gary) Allen, Kaukauna, Richard "Chet" (Mary) Lamers, Kaukauna, and Ted (Janice) Lamers, Kaukauna; 21 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren, 4 sisters and brothers-in-law: Mary Ann Nackers, Appleton, Rose (Francis) Schmidt, Appleton, Frances (Bob) Haen, Kaukauna, and Emily (Gordie) Vander Wyst, sisters-in-law: Mrs. Lyle (Helen) Lamers, DePere and Mrs. Paul (Helen) Lamers, Kaukauna, and Marilyn Lamers, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delia on April 10, 2007, a son Ronald on June 14, 1964, a granddaughter, Peggy Sue Lamers; 4 brothers: Gordon (Mary), Lyle, Paul, and Marcel, 2 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law: Ruby (Bob) Turiff and his twin sister, Jane (Ves) Vosters.

Mass of Christian Burial for Gene will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013 (due to construction at Holy Spirit Parish, Darboy) at HOLY SPIRIT PARISH at HOLY NAME OF JESUS CHURCH, 602 E. Kimberly Ave., Kimberly with Fr. Jerry Pastors officiating. Family and friends will be received directly at Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in St. Paul cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established.

To our dad, your memory is our keepsake, with which we'll never part. God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts. Love, your family.

The family would like to express sincere thanks to Fr. Gerald Falk for his many visits, Grand Horizons where he made his home for 3 ½ years and to our friends, at Holy Spirit Parish for their visits, prayers and comfort.


Funeral Home

Boettcher Family Funeral Home
2401 Fieldcrest Drive Kaukauna, WI 54130

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Apr. 5, 2013