First Congregational Church, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Chancel Choir Members

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          This page lists all known current and former members of the Chancel Choir of the First Congregational Church of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. No official written record was ever kept of who was in the Choir and when. The names below are from Church Service Bulletins, FCC Membership Directories, and the memories of Choir and other FCC members. Please write if you know the names of any other former members and the beginning and ending years they sang in the Choir.

Links for the First Congregational Church, Oshkosh, WI - Search all FCC pages
Chancel Choir Anthems in Title Order - new 2-10-2009
Chancel Choir Anthems in Date Order - new 2-12-2009
Church Service Bulletins with a list of Chancel Choir members
Scanned Lists of Chancel Choir Members - new 2-27-2009
Annual Reports of the Chancel Choir - new 3-03-2009
Handbell Choir Members (1999-date) - new 2-18-2009
Annual Reports of the Handbell Choir - new 3-03-2009
First Congregational Church Pastors (1849-date) - new 2-17-2009

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Master List of Musicians, Pastors, etc. - new 3-12-2009

      Name (in bold) = current 2015-2016 members
      [...] = guest singer who rehearsed and performed with the Choir for one or more Christmas or Easter extended works, but is not known to have ever been a regular year-around September-May member
      (A)(B)(D), etc. = Chancel Choir members and guest singers who were listed in a Church Service Bulletin
(click here to see the list of letter codes and Bulletin dates)

Joanne Peterson: Organist/Pianist [1968-date] and Director [1984-date] - Organists 1875-date - Directors 1849-date

    A  
  1. Paula Allen -- [19??-19??, 2012-]
    Christine Anania (see: Christine Dempsey)
  2. Marjorie Moore Anania -- [19??-19??] -- (d. 2-01-2009)
  3. Kristine Anderson -- [19??-19??]
  4. Shirley Anderson -- [19??-19??] -- (J)(K)(L)
    B  
  5. Elizabeth (Henkle) Barzyk -- [1996-2005] -- (F)(I)(J)
  6. Eleanor Blades -- [19??-19??] -- (F)
  7. Howard Blades -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(D)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)
  8. Charles Bowerman -- [19??-19??]
  9. C. Walter Bronson Chancel Choir Director (1952-1954)
  10. Christin Buchholz -- [2012-2013]
    C  
  11. Carl Chapman -- [19??-19??]
  12. George Coghill -- [1976-date] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  13. Susan Coghill -- [1993-date] -- (C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  14. Christina Conn -- [...] -- (Q)(R)
  15. Paul Coonen -- [...] -- (Q)
  16. Kathleen Corley -- [19??-19??] -- (F)(J)
  17. Sara Crawford -- [19??-19??]
    D  
  18. Judy DeBroux -- [19??-date]
  19. Christine (Anania) Dempsey -- [19??-19??]
  20. Darcy Duffy -- [2009-date] -- (Q)(R)
    E  
  21. Dan Erickson -- [1975-19??]
  22. Pamela (Purcell) Erickson -- [1970-19??]
  23. Bethany Estrada -- [2005-date] -- (M)(N)(O)(P)
  24. Janet Evans -- [19??-197?] -- (d. 11-28-2007) -- (1)
    F  
  25. Kermit "Mike" Fallon -- [19??-19??]
  26. Kathleen Fallon -- [19??-19??]
  27. Mary Fallon -- [1941-19??]
  28. Kelly Frank -- [19??-19??] -- (J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)
  29. Homer Fratt -- [19??-19??]
  30. Bill Fuller -- [1958-19??] -- (d. 1-07-2009) -- (A)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)
    G  
  31. Christine Gardner -- [19??-19??] -- (B)
  32. Karin Gehrke -- [...] -- (C)
  33. Rick Gilbertson -- [1977-19??]
  34. Sally Gillespie -- [19??-19??]
  35. Zachary Glaeser -- [...] -- (R)
  36. Charles Goff -- [1963-19??] -- (d. 19??)
  37. Tami Goodwin -- [19??-19??]
  38. Sue Grant -- [1957-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(G)(H) -- (d. 2010)
  39. Myron Gruenwald -- [1975-19??] -- (d. 1998?)
  40. Norma Gruenwald -- [1975-19??] -- (d. 1998?)
  41. Sally Guenther -- [19??-19??] -- (C)
    H  
  42. Bob Haase -- [1977-19??,2009-2010] -- (d. 7-19-2010) -- (B)(C)(L)(R)
  43. Vernice Haase -- [1975-date] -- (B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(K)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  44. Pat Dwyer-Hallquist -- [1996-date] -- (G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  45. Lisa Hayes -- [19??-197?] -- (1)
  46. Tony Hengst -- [19??-19??] -- (G)(H)(L)
  47. Doug Henkle -- [9/1972-date] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
    Elizabeth Henkle (see: Elizabeth Barzyk)
  48. Nancy Hinant -- [1976-19??]
    I  
    J  
  49. Christine Jameson -- [19??-19??]
  50. Wayne Jipson Chancel Choir Director (1959-1960)
  51. Eileen W. Jones (Porter) -- [19??-1984]
  52. Bethany Jorenby -- [19??-19??] -- (N)
    K  
  53. Elizabeth Kaprelian -- [19??-19??]
  54. Pat Kaprelian -- [1984-2004] -- (d. 03-24-2011) -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)
  55. Tony Karl -- [19??-19??] -- (H)(I)(J)
  56. Lois Kempff -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)
  57. Jack Koch -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)
  58. Jill Koch -- [19??-19??] -- (B)(C)(D)(F)(G)(H)(I)
  59. Eric Koepnick -- [...] -- (O)
  60. Eric Kropp -- [2007-date] -- (L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  61. Lori (Lorinda) Kubasta -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(G)(I)(J)(K)
    L  
  62. Karen LaBorde -- [1998-date] -- (J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  63. Tim Lauren -- [19??-19??] -- (B)
  64. Sue Leonard -- [19??-19??] -- (N)
  65. Ulla Linenthal -- [19??-19??] -- (C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)
  66. Hope Linton -- [19??-19??]
  67. Lynelle (Linton) Johns -- [19??-19??]
  68. Pat Linton -- [19??-19??]
  69. Nancy Lloyd -- [1985-2012] -- (A)(B)(D)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  70. Louie Lyon -- [1941-19??] -- (d. 19??)
    M  
  71. Janice Matz -- [19??-197?] -- (1)
  72. Allison McCain -- [19??-19??] -- (d. 1997)
  73. Bruce McCain -- [1975-19??]
  74. Mary McCain - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) -- [19??-19??] -- (d. 7-20-2013)
          obit: Oshkosh Northwestern, 8-11-2013, page A9
  75. Thom McCain -- [19??-19??]
  76. Terry McEowen -- [1977-19??]
  77. Donald McNew Chancel Choir Director (1950-1951)
  78. Patrick Meyer -- [2008-date] -- (Q)(R)
  79. Beatrice Miller -- [19??-19??]
  80. Sandie Miller-Schreiter - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) -- [1991-1994] -- (A)(B)(C)(G)(H)
  81. John Minniear -- [1970-19??]
  82. Joan Mosling -- [...] -- (A)(Q)
  83. Jaci Mueller -- [2008-date] -- (P)(Q)(R)
    N  
  84. Joe Nadeau -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)
  85. Sandy Nadeau -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)
  86. Carol Niendorf -- [1/1972-date] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  87. Mary Ellen (Kendell) Nordstrom - ancestry.com - * -- [1958-19??] -- (5-14-1911 -- 1-19-2007)
    O  
  88. Ingrid Olson -- [1975-19??]
  89. Kent Overturf -- [1976-19??]
  90. Joshua Oxley -- [19??-19??] -- (K)
    P  
  91. Sharon Pausig -- -- [1970-19??]
  92. Braxton Patterson -- [1967-19??] -- (B)
  93. Marilyn Patterson -- [1967-19??] -- (d. 19??)
  94. Marilyn Paulson -- [19??-19??]
  95. Mark Paulson -- [19??-19??]
  96. Frederick Peabody Chancel Choir Director (1954-1959)
  97. Thatcher Peterson -- [1982-date] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  98. Doug Pire -- [2011-date]
  99. Ellinor Porter -- [1964-19??] -- (b. 3-15-1926, d. 1-28-2012) -- (B)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)
  100. Janice Porter -- [1973-19??]
  101. Edna Purcell -- [1977-19??]
    Pamela Purcell (see: Pamela Erickson)
    Q  
    R  
  102. Gail Radtke -- [19??-19??]
  103. Don Rasmussen -- [19??-19??] -- (b. 3-01-1921, d. 2-24-2009) -- (C)(D)
  104. Gerald Reed -- [19??-19??]
  105. Alyce Rhyner -- [1941-1991] -- (d. 1-20-2004)
  106. Sue Rhyner -- [1954-1959]
  107. Connie Roe -- [19??-19??] -- (B)
  108. Linda Ruona -- [...] -- (L)(M)
    S  
  109. Bill Sanders -- [1976-2000] -- (d. 4-03-2001) -- (B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)
  110. Laurel Sanders -- [...] -- (K)(L)(Q)(R)
  111. Adam Schneider -- [19??-19??] -- (J)
  112. Ed Schneider -- [1993-date] -- (I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  113. Luke Schneider -- [19??-19??] -- (K)
  114. Imogene Schreiber Chancel Choir Director (1946)
  115. Gretchen Siebert -- [1953-197?] -- (1)
  116. Marilyn Smith -- [19??-19??] -- (B)
  117. Ken Snart -- [19??-19??] -- (J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)(P)
  118. Garth Spees -- [19??-19??]
  119. Jennifer Stellpflug -- [2004-200?] -- (M)(N)
  120. Mrs. Kendrick Strong (b. Ilo Charlotte Hollstein 9-08-1914, Beach, ND, m. 8-26-1936, Beach, ND, d. 9-24-1993 Whitewater, WI) Chancel Choir Director (1949-1950)
    T  
  121. Maria Talin -- [19??-19??, 2014-date] -- (C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(J)(K)(L)(M)(N)(O)
  122. Dan Tessar -- [19??-197?] -- (1)
  123. Ellie Thomas -- [2011-]
  124. Jay Thomas -- [19??-19??]
  125. Terry Thomas -- [2006-date] -- (N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  126. Bridget Thorpe-Kavanaugh -- [19??-]
    U  
    V  
    W  
  127. Matthew Weidemann -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)
  128. Dan Weiland -- [1977-19??]
  129. Anne Wesenberg -- [19??-date] -- (L)(P)(R)
  130. Lisa Wesenberg -- [2003-date] -- (L)(M)(N)(O)(P)(Q)(R)
  131. Jon Westbrook -- [...] -- (R)
  132. Art Wille -- [2005-date] -- (M)(N)(O)(Q)(R)
  133. Cathy Wille (Cathleen Starck-Wille) -- [2005-date] -- (M)(N)(O)(Q)(R)
  134. Tom Williams -- [19??-19??]
  135. Val Williams -- [19??-19??]
  136. Scott Wittkopf -- [19??-19??]] -- (A)(B)
  137. Sherri Wittkopf -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)
    X  
    Y  
  138. Lorie Yaste-Zajicek -- [19??-19??] -- (A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F)(G)(H)(I)(P)
    Z  

Church Service Bulletins with a list of Chancel Choir members
      (including all Easter and Christmas special music performances which had no Choir list in the Bulletin)

  1. (1) 1974 Annual Report of the Music Committee, 1-20-1975, a luncheon was held to honor "former" members, Janet Evans, Lisa Hayes, Janice Matz, Gretchen Siebert and Dan Tessar.

  2. 03-17-1991 - Jesu Priceless Treasure - Johann Sebastian Bach
  3. 12-22-1991 (A) - Cantata for Christmas - John Gardner - list scan

  4. 04-05-1992 (B) - Elijah - Felix Mendelssohn - list scan
  5. Christmas 1992 - ?

  6. Easter 1993 - ?
  7. Christmas 1993 - ?

  8. Easter 1994 - ?
  9. 12-11-1994 (C) - Magnificat - My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord - Dietrich Buxtehude - list scan

  10. 04-02-1995 (D) - Cantata No. 4 - Johann Sebastian Bach - list scan
  11. 10-15-1995 (E) - Shall We Gather at the River? - ? - list scan

  12. 03-24-1996 (F) - Gospel Mass - Robert Ray - list scan
  13. 10-13-1996 (G) - Alleluia, Alleluia! Give Thanks - ? - list scan
  14. 12-08-1996 (H) - Magnificat Anima Mea - Gerald Near - list scan

  15. 03-16-1997 - Four Songs: - William Billings
  16. 12-14-1997 (I) - Cantata No. 140: Wachet Auf (Sleepers Wake) - Johann Sebastian Bach - list scan

  17. 03-29-1998 - Four Motets - Aaron Copland
  18. 12-13-1998 - Christmas Oratorio - Camille Saint-Saens

  19. 03-21-1999 - Mass in G - Franz Schubert
  20. 12-12-1999 (J) - Cantata No. 142: For Unto Us a Child is Born - Johann Sebastian Bach - list scan

  21. Easter 2000 - ?
  22. Christmas 2000 - ?

  23. Easter 2001 - ?
  24. 12-23-2001 (K) - Song of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ - Marc-Antoine Charpentier - list scan

  25. Easter 2002 - ?
  26. 12-15-2002 - various - various

  27. Easter 2003 - ?
  28. 12-14-2003 (L) - The Three Kings - Anders Ohrwall - list scan

  29. 03-28-2004 - various - various
  30. 12-12-2004 - Magnificat - My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord - Dietrich Buxtehude

  31. 03-13-2005 - various - various
  32. 12-11-2005 - various - various

  33. 04-09-2006 (M) - The Crucifixion - Sir John Stainer - list scan
  34. 12-10-2006 (N) - Magnificat - My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord - Dietrich Buxtehude - list scan

  35. 03-25-2007 (O) - Requiem - Bradley Ellingboe - list scan
  36. 12-23-2007 (P) - For Us a Child is Born: A Christmas Cantata - Johann Sebastian Bach - list scan

  37. Easter 2008 - ?
  38. 12-14-2008 - Carols of Christmas: Metaphors of the Mystery - various

  39. 03-29-2009 (Q) - Jesu Priceless Treasure - Johann Sebastian Bach, ed. Robert Hufstader - list scan
  40. 12-13-2009 (R) - A Celebration of Advent Anthems - various - list scan

  41. 03-21-2010 - Choral Sermon - various
  42. 01-02-2011 - Emmanuel - God With Us - arr. Robert Young

  43. Easter 2011 - ?
    Scanned Lists of Chancel Choir Members - printed lists for every date above
          Note: The letter codes above are subject to change. For example, if I find a new Member list between "(J)" and "(K)", "(K)" will be changed to "(L)", and so on through the rest of the codes, and a new "(K)" will be inserted in date order.


Handbell Choir Members (1999-date) - moved
Pastors (1849-date) - moved

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