|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 1994|
Eugene Herman Abendroth
Age 70, passed away at his home on August 20, 1994 following a courageous battle with cancer. he was born July 19,1924 on the Abendroth family homestead just outside of Appleton, son of the late John and Margaret (Donat) Abendroth. In 1944, Eugene married the former Mary Pohlman; she survives. A member of Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church, Eugene was employed for many years by Kimberly Clark/Midtec Corporation.
He retired from his carpentry work there in 1987. Eugene was a wonderful carpenter and craftsman; just the best! he was know to many as a jack of all trades. During WWll, he served his country in the Pacific Theatre.
Survivors include his wife, Marry Abendroth, Appleton; five daughters: Amy (Bob) Birch, Appleton, Ave Abendroth, Menasha, Mary (Carl) Springer, Appleton, Annette Abendroth, Menasha and Anne Abendroth, Panama City, Florida; four sons: Eugene (Jerri) Abendroth, Chilton; Daniel (Sachy) Abendroth, Appleton; Michael (Elaine) Abendroth, Appleton and John (Linda) Abendroth, Reston, Virginia; eighteen grandchildren; Aaron, Paul, Gwen, Wayne, Jamie, Angie, Mary, Nick, Dusty, William, Lucas, Adam, Jacob, Jackeline, Jim, Matt, TaNaya, and DaNay; six great-grandchildren: Dakota, Josh, Shawn, Cassee, Dalin and Tanner; two brothers: Floyd (Pat) Abendroth, Appleton and Richard Abendroth, Appleton; four sisters: Florence Popp, Margaret Schroeder, Ruth (Bud) Puls and Betty Kohl, all of Appleton; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and special friends.
Eugene was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Salm and a brother, Leonard Abendroth.
Complete funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., August 23, at Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church, 325 E. Florida Avenue, with Rev. Timothy Kant officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street, and again Wednesday directly at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of services.
The family has requested that memorials be directed to the Fox Cities Community Hospice since their fine staff had provided such loving care to Eugene's family over the past months.
Mary Emma Pohlman Abendroth (1926 - 2012)
Note: Obituary Newspaper: Post-Crescent Notice Date: August 22, 1994 Section: B Page: 3 Type: OB
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Record added: Dec 11, 2012
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