Lilas Heimann Van Straten
June 4, 1923 - October 29, 2011
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Lilas M. Van Straten, age 88, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Appleton Medical Center, with her family by her side. Lilas was born in Appleton on June 4, 1923, daughter of the late Walter and Della (Nettekoven) Merkes. On October 9, 1943, she married Edward Heimann in Appleton. They shared twenty-four wonderful…

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Larry Schmitz left a message on November 1, 2011:
My sincere condolences Bob and Rene' and to your whole family. It is always hard to say good bye--but remember, and take comfort in knowing that, at long last, your Mom and Dad are reunited--and in a far better place. And smiling down on all of you. God bless you all Larry Schmitz
Wally Quade left a message on November 1, 2011:
Bob, Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Lost my mom in March at 98. We all know it is coming but one is never totally prepared. We can be thankful for the wonderful memories we hold within. God bless you and your family. We pray for your mother. Wally
Richard & Bernell Nowack left a message on October 31, 2011:
To the Family of Lilas, you have our deepest sympathy. The loss is great but the memories of happier times will remain with you forever. Lilas life here has ended but a new door has opened and there will be forever peace.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
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