William J Vandehei

Male 1936 - 2008  (71 years)

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  • Name William J Vandehei 
    Born 16 Dec 1936 
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Jan 2008  Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nicolet Memorial Gardens, Green Bay, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I93707  Little Chute Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father Francis Vandehei,   b. 04 Aug 1894, DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1972, Oneida, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Josephine M Vercauteren,   b. 24 Mar 1898,   d. 17 Oct 1981  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1919 
    Family ID F36836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Aerts,   b. 1939,   d. 10 Nov 1961  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 04 Oct 1958 
     1. Jay William Vandehei
     2. David Allan Vandehei
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F171863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Carol Coopman,   b. 26 May 1939,   d. 15 Sep 2016  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 09 Feb 1963 
     1. Roxann Marie Vandehei
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F36850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William "Bill" J. Vandehei, 71, Oneida, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at home with his family by his side.

      Bill was born in De Pere, Dec. 16, 1936, a son of the late Frank and Josephine (Vercauteren) Vandehei. He was a graduate of West High School in 1955. Bill entered the Marines in 1955 serving two years. He married Alice Aerts Oct. 4, 1958. He then married Carol Coopman Feb. 9, 1963.

      Bill ran the family farm in Oneida for years. Then he owned Vandehei Repairs and sold Snap-On Tools. Finally he went into real estate and started Vandehei Improvements and built many beautiful cabinets and etc. He was inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame Nov. 5, 1988. His true love was camping and fishing with family and friends.

      Bill will be sadly missed by his wife, Carol; sons, Jay and David (special friend, Brenda); daughter, Roxann (Mark) Youngs; grandchildren, Hayley Youngs, Nicholas and Phillip Vandehei, and Candice Vandehei; great-grandchildren, Haiden Vandehei and Brooklyn Vandehei. He is further survived by his sisters, Rosemary (Ted) Prosser, Alyce (Jerry) Berken, Anita (Michael) Perock, and Faye (Reuel) Robertson; brother, Vernon (Violet); sisters-in-law, Jean and Delores Vandehei; brothers-in-law, Gary (Carol) Coopman and Dan (Barbara) Coopman; sister-in-law, Helen Lemmen; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Josephine Vandehei; sisters, Helen Lemmen and Jeanette Puyleart; brothers, Jim and Richard Vandehei; and his first wife, Alice Vandehei.

      Visitation for Bill will be Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 N. Tenth St. from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Prayer service at 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at St. Joseph Catholic Church - Oneida from 9:30 a.m. to time of Mass. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. David Koch officiating. Military Rites to follow at church. Entombment to be held at Shrine of the Good Shepherd.

      Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Vandehei family.

      The family would like to thank the Aurora VNA staff and all friends and family for support during this time.