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Maria Colette Vanderwegen Van Erem
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1839, Belgium
Death: May 26, 1927
Green Bay
Brown County
Wisconsin, USA

Born in Bierbeek, Brabant, Belgium.
Obiturary of M. Collette Van Erem March 26, 1929
Mrs. Collette Van Erem of Preble Town, Dies
Mrs. Collette Van Erem passed away Thursday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock at the home of her son William in the town of Preble. She was born in Belgium, March 8, 1839, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Van Derwegen. At the age of 17 she came to America with her parents,coming direct to Wisconsin where the family settled on a farm near Green Bay. In 1860 she was married to Louis Van Erem.
Seven children survive, three having preceded her in death. The children are Henry and John of South Dakota, Andrew of Pittsfield, Constance of Appleton and William of Preble, Mrs. Otto Puerner of Racine and Mrs. William Vandenplas of Green Bay. There are also 54 grandchildren and 64 great-grandchildren; two sisters , Mrs. Fred Meyer of Oshkosh and Mrs. Ed Engels of Green Bay and one brother, Peter Van Derwegen of Withee, Wis. The body is at the home of her son, William, route 2. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Finger church with interment in Finger church cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Vanderwegen (1810 - 1888)
  Maria Therese VandeZande Vanderwegen (1813 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  John Louis Van Erem (1835 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Henry Van Erem (1860 - 1929)*
  John Van Erem (1862 - 1944)*
  Andrew Van Erem (1863 - 1942)*
  William Van Erem (1871 - 1940)*
 
 Sibling:
  Maria Colette Vanderwegen Van Erem (1839 - 1927)
  William VanderWegen (1853 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Cemetery
Preble
Brown County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50638636
Maria Colette <i>Vanderwegen</i> Van Erem
Added by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
 
Maria Colette <i>Vanderwegen</i> Van Erem
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