1914 Ellen 2012

Ellen J. Gloudemans

September 6, 1914 — March 10, 2012

Gloudemans, Ellen J.

Ellen Gloudemans, our pillar of strength, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 10, 2012. She was a long time resident of Kimberly, WI and lived the past six years at St. Paul Villa and St. Paul Home.

Ellen was born in Kimberly on September 6, 1914 to George and Rika Vanden Heuvel. On May 30, 1938 she married Edward G. Binsfeld who was the father of her three children. Edward died September 30, 1945. On September 21, 1964 Ellen married Harry J. Gloudemans. He died November 12, 1974.

Ellen was a lifelong practicing Catholic who loved her Church and her community. She attended Holy Spirit Catholic Parish. She was a member of The Catholic Order of Foresters, the Christian Mothers and the Homemakers Club. She worked at Look's Hardware in Little Chute for many years. After retirement Ellen devoted countless hours to volunteer work including being a pink lady at St. Elizabeth Hospital. One of her favorite past times was playing Scrabble and cards with her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Ellen is survived by her children: Edward Binsfeld (Faye), Barbara Hagens (Dr. Jerome) and Jerome Binsfeld (Beverly). She is also survived by her grandchildren: Juli Legan (Scott), Melissa Binsfeld, Beth Jasiak (Joseph), E. Michael Binsfeld (Julie), Matthew Binsfeld (Jenny), Dr. J. William Binsfeld (Brandi), Dr. Nathan Hagens ( Anne), Todd Hagens (Jennifer), Brian Binsfeld (Mysti), Tara Coppage (Karl), Gina Binsfeld, Dr. Bradley Binsfeld and Joanna Binsfeld-Mugenga (Joseph.)

She is further survived by her great grandchildren: Joshua, Travis, Alex, and Spencer Legan, Nicholas and Charissa Martin, Samuel and Rachel Gocker, Shayla, Leah, Eddie and Adam Binsfeld, Mallory, Liesl and Clay Binsfeld, Dane Hagens, Grant and Caroline Binsfeld, Andrew, Kayley, Kaden, and Cameron Coppage, Wylie Knight, and Jude Mugenga.

She is also survived by one brother, Norbert (Bernice) Vanden Heuvel; two sisters: Carolyn Simon and Agnes (Peter) Peeters; two sisters-in-law: Rose Vanden Heuvel and Lucille Nowicki; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands and her brothers: John, Joseph, Eugene, and George Vanden Heuvel; and her sisters Marie Hieptas, Harriet Thyssen, and JoAnn Peeters. Also passing before her were her sisters-in-law: Ceil and Mary Vanden Heuvel; and her brothers-in-law: Jacob Hieptas, George Thyssen, Herbert Simon and Gerald Peeters. Other relatives who died before her were Mark and Helen Binsfeld, Florence and Randy Propson, Frances and LeRoy Juckem, Veronica and Harland Beyer, Regina and Carlton Schaeubble, Herbert Binsfeld, Michael Binsfeld, Ralph Nowicki, and Lambert and JoAnn Leygraaf.

The funeral liturgy will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2012 at Holy Spirit/Holy Name Catholic Church, 600 East Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly with the Rev. David Beaudry officiating. Friends may call directly at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at St. Paul Elder Services for their attentive care and compassion and to Dr. Joyce Bauer and her staff for their medical assistance. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to St. Paul Elder Services, 316 East 14th Street, Kaukauna, WI 54130.

Mom, you were always there for us with your kindness and your generous spirit.

May the angels lead you into Paradise.

Rejoice and be glad for Ellen has entered the Lord's Heavenly Kingdom.

Jansen Fargo Funeral Home
204 E. Kimberly Ave.
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 788-6202

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