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Robert F. B.J. Joosten (1952 - 2013)

  • "B.J. was a great person. Hes going to be missed.God Bless..."
    - Diane Kirvan
  • "very sorry to hear about robert"
    - clancy peterson
  • "My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. CJ, sorry to..."
    - Connie Wheeler
  • "I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother and son...."
    - Jane (Hietpas) VanderPas
  • "Deepest sympathy to the entire Joosten family. Bob was a..."
    - Ann (Van Nuland) Hofkens

Joosten, Robert F. "B.J."

Robert F. "B.J." Joosten, Little Chute, age 61, died unexpectedly Saturday November 9, 2013. He was born in Kaukauna on March 2, 1952 to Jerome "Shorty" and Alice (Nichols) Joosten. B.J. was a 28 year employee of the Paper Valley Hotel. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his bike and playing pool with his brothers, family and friends.

Robert is survived by his mother, Alice, Little Chute; siblings: Tom (Sue), Appleton; Jerry Jr. (Patti Prahl), Menasha; Carol (Mario) Garcia, Kaukauna; Bill (Ann) Joosten, Kaukauna; Cyril, Little Chute; Patty (Dave) Seefeldt, Little Chute; his Godmother Rita Becker; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his father Jerome; sister Catherine (Steve Erdmann) Josephs; and Godfather Francis Becker.

Visitation will be held Thursday November 14, 2013 at O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME (1776 E. Main St. Little Chute) beginning at 4:00 p.m. until time of prayer service at 6:00 p.m. The Rev. Ronald Belitz will officiate. A memorial is being established. To sign the guest book, please visit

The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the good Samaritans that stopped to help our brother and also the first responders.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Nov. 12, 2013