Glen L. LaFrombois
December 11, 1938 - November 1, 2010
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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Sunday 11/7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Sunday 11/7, 3:00 pm

Glen L. LaFrombois, age 71, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 1, 2010, at Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah. Glen was born on December 11, 1938, in Green Bay, the eldest son of the late Glenn and Joyce (Burdick) LaFrombois. He graduated from Green Bay West High School in 1957, then went on to receive…

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Gerald Van Camp left a message on November 9, 2010:
Mr. LaFrombois, you were the greatest and will always be. You will be missed but your morals and trust will prevail with us always. Your words of direction touched us through our lives. I still rememeber our conversations from '69 to '72. God is with you now, has you jounery a new life. Amen,Jerry.
Mimi McClure left a message on November 7, 2010:
Here's sending our deepest sympathy to all of Glen's family, especially Jean (wife) and Wayne (brother). We (Kathy Lillie & Mimi Christensen) have known Glen since 4th & 7th grades and proudly share the banner of Green Bay West Classmates of '57. What great fun we had together in school and then renewing that fun and friendship at the reunions. Our last high school reunion was our 50th, and we were honored to break bread together at the same table with Glen & Jean at Brett Favre's Steakhouse. Glen will forever be loved and missed by those of us who have known him over these many years, and for that we are most grateful. May God continue to bless us all, everyone! Kathie (Lil) Vinnes & Mimi McClure Green Bay West High School Class of '57
Lisa Blohm(Ste. Marie) left a message on November 7, 2010:
Dear LaFrombois Family, Know that there is another angel looking down upon us. Your husband, father, and grandfather was a great man and he will be missed by many. My deepest condolences, Lisa Blohm(Ste. Marie)
Troy Schlegel left a message on November 7, 2010:
Dear Lisa and family- My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Your father seemed like an inspirational leader, admired by many for his contributions to the betterment of education and those he touched. His legacy will live on through your efforts and those of your family. God bless and be rest assured that your dad is already incredibly proud of you for all of your accomplishments in following his footsteps.
Karen Steele left a message on November 5, 2010:
Jean, Having just learned of Glen's death, my heart grieves with yours. Someone has said, "The star of hope is still in the sky when the night is the darkest." I'm praying for you and your family; may you fix your eyes on the promises of Jesus Christ who has provided for us eternal life--and a grand reunion with our loved ones some glorious day. His love, Karen
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Tony Hossain left a message on November 5, 2010:
Dear LaFrombois family, It is with sadness that I heard the news that Mr. LaFrombois had passed away. I went to Appleton West in the early Seventies and I will always remember Mr. LaFrombois as someone who could really relate to the students. Mr. LaFrombois would sometimes hang out with us "car guys" at the Winnebago St. entrance to the school over the lunch hour. It was always a hoot to watch students and a few notorious alumni (a black 71 Super Bee pilot comes to mind) doing burnouts on Winnebago. Mr. LaFrombois pretended to disapprove but I knew he was enjoying the show as much as we were. I was also impressed that Mr. LaFrombois drove a 59 Impala convertible...a cool and already old car in the early seventies. Mr. LaFrombois — you were a talented educator and a great Appleton West Terror — thank you. Tony Hossain
Mary Kornowske - Mesce left a message on November 5, 2010:
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. May all your memories give you peace and comfort at this time
Kristine Sack (Porath) left a message on November 5, 2010:
My deepest condolences to the LaFrombois family. Mr. LaFrombois was one of the smiling faces at West and a shining example of hard work, dedication, and compassion to us all.
Mary Kay (rogers) Deering left a message on November 5, 2010:
I am so sorry for your loss. I had Glen in High School at Appleton. He was my best teacher I ever had in my high school years. I have told him that several times after I graduated when I would see him at Prange Way. When I read his obit and he said he has never met a Terror he didn't like , well Glen I will come back to you with : there is no Terror that didn't think the world of you and you are the best teacher. God bless your family and hope peace finds you soon.
Alice Vanden Heuvel-Jandourek left a message on November 4, 2010:
Jean and Family, I am so very sorry to hear of Glen's passing. He was such a nice man and I know my parents enjoyed having him as a friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Herb and Jan Timmerman left a message on November 4, 2010:
Dear Jean and Family, We were very saddened to hear of Glen's unexpected passing....we have many fond memories of our years with both of you, especially during the years that Herb and Glen shared at West High. May God be with you at this time.
Dennis & Barbara Damrau left a message on November 4, 2010:
Dear Jean and family, Joanne called me with the shocking news of Glen's passing. It is so hard to make it seem real. I know that he has had health problems for many years, but it is still a shock when it happens so quickly. The comfort is in knowing he is with Jesus in a happier place. We are praying for God to be with you and giving you special strength only He can give. Love, Barbara & Dennis Damrau
Louis Marohn left a message on November 4, 2010:
So many great memories of our college days at Oshkosh, the fraternity, and your being in our wedding. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the girls. Louie and Pat Marohn
Patty Britzke left a message on November 4, 2010:
So very sorry for your loss
Roger and Marilyn VanHaren left a message on November 3, 2010:
To Jean and family: We were shocked to hear of Glenn's passing. You have our deepest sympathy in your loss, and you will be in our prayers. I have very fond memories of my years with Glen in the old Lyceum and in Sig Tau. We did a lot of stuff together and had some great times. Roger and Marilyn VanHaren
Jennifer Lambert left a message on November 2, 2010:
My dear friend, Lisa, and family- My heart breaks for you at this sad time. Thoughts and prayers are with you. What a great man your dad was--what a great role model as both a father and a counselor. He was so very proud of you. Take care. XOXOXOXOXO, Jen
Ray Reimann left a message on November 2, 2010:
Jean and I wish to express our sincere condolences. Glen was a great help to me as I navigated a new school and helped to guide many of us through tough times. I was honored to support him in his quest to be considered for the Mielke Educator Award. Glen will be missed by many people. Godspeed my friend.
Father Tim Shillcox left a message on November 2, 2010:
Glen was my high school guidance counselor at West 69-72. We were also both at Prange's along the way - I was a stock boy there. You're right very rewarding, very decent people there! He was encouraging, interested and sincerely helpful - yes...through some turbulent times in the '70's. I'm very grateful for his positive impact on my life and his good example to us as high school kids. My sympathy to you who are his family and my prayers for his Eternal reward from the 'Great Teacher'. I offered the Mass for him this morning at St Joe's Middle School in Appleton. God bless and guide you all through this time! Fr Tim Shillcox,O.Praem AHS-West '72
Erin Dougherty left a message on November 2, 2010:
Dear Lisa and Family, What a wonderful and accomplished man your father was. He contributed in so many positive ways to so many different people, especially through education. His legacy lives on through you, his daughter. Much love, Erin
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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