Elizabeth Peerenboom
December 24, 1927 - February 1, 2017
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St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1810 N. McDonald Street
Appleton, WI
Saturday 2/4, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1810 N. McDonald Street
Appleton, WI
Saturday 2/4, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Betty J. (DeBruin) Peerenboom, age 89, longtime resident of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 1, 2017. She was born in Little Chute on December 24, 1927 to the late Frank and Agnes (Vandenberg) DeBruin. She was a beloved wife of the late Joseph Peerenboom. She will be greatly missed by her children: Jay…

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Dave and Sue Van Boxtel and Brian, Jude & Scott left a message on February 5, 2017:
Betty and Joyce enjoyed many special times with mom, Eleanor. She talked about that each time I visited. Our sons and grandson, Jude got to know Betty at the nursing home. Jude especially loved playing games, eating ice cream cones with her and madking her pictures. He remembered her kisses at the door as he left. Betty had a special place within his heart as well within all of ours, will miss her. I was unable to attend but we said the 3 beautiful prayers for her. God must have greeted Betty with kisses at His door saying job well done Betty. She was a special lady who made each and everyone feel special to her too. God bless her and her family
Roxanne and Joe Ponfil left a message on February 4, 2017:
Although we never met Betty, we do know some of the Family and I will keep you all in my prayers at this sad time. With Deep Sympathy and a heavy heart for all of you. Roxie and Joe Ponfil
Cathy Palesse/ Moshawquit Lake left a message on February 4, 2017:
Betty was a warm and wonderful women with an ever present sparkle in her eyes. The world is less bright without her--but heaven is enjoying her laughter. Hugs to the many who will miss her.
Roman Jr and Virgie Salm left a message on February 4, 2017:
I will never forget the wonderful visit I had with Betty at Century Oaks. I felt I had known her my whole lifetime. Rest in Peace Betty and to you the family, her reward is just beginning. We offer our sincere sympathy.
John Van Sambeek left a message on February 4, 2017:
Joe and Betty gave me a chance and I started my life as a Sheet Metal worker. I loved working at Towne Inc. Beautiful people!! Rest in peace.
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JoAnn Smolcich left a message on February 4, 2017:
Betty was such a wonderful person. I enjoyed getting to know her when I was her mail carrier. She always had some kind of treat waiting for me at the mailbox. I got to see her occasionally when I was Tari's mail carrier. I'm going to miss her. Now she's reunited with her Joe. Love you lots Betty. I will miss her smiling face. You have my deepest sympathy. JoAnn
Marianne & Verl Parker left a message on February 4, 2017:
Verl and I are saddened by Betty's death. We have been friends since school and I have such happy memories of her. She was a good friend. Our sympathies go out to her family
The Tom Melby Family left a message on February 3, 2017:
"Shake of the Day" moves to heaven! We are very sorry to read of Betty's passing. The Melby Family loved that lady!! May she rest in peace.
Dawn Kreuser left a message on February 3, 2017:
Hi, Hi, We we're so saddened by the news of Betty passing. She will be missed. Such a dear lady, inviting us into her life. She was such a joy. Trying to get me converted to knitting instead of crocheting. All the Bettyisms that run thru our family. Kisses at the door..Here's to you...Every party has a party pooper... the list goes on. She really enjoyed when Abby would play her violin for her. And we will miss her pushing all those snoopies on my husband Scott her mailman. Hugs to all the family!!! The Kreuser Family
Lee and Pat Vosters left a message on February 3, 2017:
Jim, Laurie & Joyce, Sorry to see that Betty passed away. She was a great gal! You have our deepest sympathy.
Michael and Heather Van Hoof left a message on February 3, 2017:
Our prayers and sympathy go out to you all!
Marie L. Close(Zick) left a message on February 3, 2017:
I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I can remember in grade school going to your mom and dad's house and playing and having a lot of fun. Your mom was always so nice. My prayers are with your family.
Christopher & Lynelle Johns left a message on February 3, 2017:
I and my wife are saddened to hear of Betty's passing. As neighbors of Betty for more than 30 years we've always cherished her friendship. Our condolences to her family and all her friends.
Madge and Jim Jones left a message on February 3, 2017:
So very sorry to hear from Midge of Betty's passing. She was a very special and beautiful woman, so welcoming and a barrel of fun when we visited Midge at the lake. Her energy was boundless. She introduced us to the "shake of the day" which my children loved! Am sure she already has a card game started in heaven! RIP Betty ! You were one of a kind !! Hugs to the family!
Helen Lenz left a message on February 2, 2017:
I am going to miss her so much. She was one of a kind. How lucky I have been to have had her in my life for the past 68 years.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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