Melvin Liebergen, 71, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Appleton Medical Center. Melvin was born on August 28, 1943 to Omer and Dora (Hietpas) Liebergen. On October 23, 1976 he was united in marriage to Carol Aerts at Holy Cross Catholic Church. He worked at Brillion Iron Works for over 42 years until his retirement. Melvin enjoyed fishing, playing cards, going out to eat and gambling. He also enjoyed going up north with his family and in his later years spending time with his dog Sadie. Melvin was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Melvin is survived by his wife of 38 years, Carol, 3 children; Kim (Marvin) Winkler, Brian (Amy) Liebergen, and Jamie Liebergen, four grandchildren; Payton and Preston Winkler and Jakob and Owen Liebergen, siblings; Gordy (Bonnie) Liebergen, Theresa (Ray) Rozmarenoski, and Anna Schmidt, brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-laws; Ben Rottier, Jane (Ron) Smith, Norma Aerts, Rose (Don) Coenen, Dennis (Mary) Aerts, Leo (Mary) Aerts, Bonnie Aerts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mary Jane Rottier, and brothers-in-law Earl Schmidt, Ron Aerts and Jerry Aerts, a niece, Nicki Verbeten, and a nephew Bob Schmidt.
The funeral liturgy for Melvin will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna with Fr. Tom Pomeroy officiating. Interment will be in the St. Paul Cemetery in Wrightstown. Friends may call on Wednesday, from 2:00 PM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.
The family would like to thank Dr. Turk, the staff at Appleton Medical Center and Dr. Travis Kroner for everything during this difficult time.