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Agnes Simons - Departed on Jan 31, 2019 - Green Bay, WI
Agnes Simons - Departed on Jan 31, 2019 - Green Bay, WI

Agnes Simons

Born in Bellevue, WI on Mar 02, 1915

Died on Jan 31, 2019 and resided in Green Bay, WI

Agnes Simons, 103, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 31, 2019.  She was born in Bellevue on March 2, 1915, to the late Charles and Margaret (Kustka) Froelich.  Agnes was raised, the sixth of eleven children, on the family dairy farm in Bellevue.  On June 13, 1936, Agnes married Tony Manders.  Together they built and operated Manders Tavern in Bellevue until Tony preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1961.  Agnes was later employed with J.C. Penny until retiring as a department head in Dec. of 1981.  Agnes married Donald Simons on Jan. 15, 1982.  They enjoyed many winters in Arizona together before Donald preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1998.  Agnes was defined by her faith and she actively lived her faith through her Parish at St. Bernard Catholic Church and the St. Vincent Hospital Auxiliary.  Agnes also loved playing cards, golfing with the Woodside Women’s League and entertaining family and friends.

Agnes will be greatly missed by three step-children, Pat (Barb) Simons, Larry (Sue) Simons and Karen (Jim) Meadore; four step-grandchildren, Christopher, Tony, Michael and Matthew Simons; sister, Ceil Vanden LangenBerg; sisters-in-law, Luella Froelich and Betty Manders; special nephew, Gerald Froelich; special niece, Dolores Eisch; and many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by both husbands, Tony Manders and Donald Simons; her parents; a step daughter, Sister Judy Simons; nine siblings, Benjamin Froelich, Albert (Regina) Froelich, Joe (Ruth) Froelich, Wencil Froelich, Norbert (Dee) Froelich, Emma (Max) Koehler, Eleanor Heimerl, Mary (John) Schweppe and Dorothy (Frank) Brown; and a brother-in-law, Donald Vanden LangenBerg.

Visitation will be at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Dr., from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, with Rev. Mark VanderSteeg officiating the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be in Allouez Catholic Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.Prokowall.com.

Agnes’ family would like to thank the staff of Angels Touch Assisted Living for their incredible care and compassion.


Funeral Mass: Monday Feb 4, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Visitation: Monday Feb 4, 2019, 9:00-10:45 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Josh Vandenbush

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