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Obituary Index

APL Obituary Index

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This database is a partial index to obituaries and death notices from Appleton newspapers. Only the following dates are currently available to be searched:

  • Complete from Jan. 1, 2001 to Dec 3, 2017; 1853-71, 1874, 1896, 1900, 1909-10, 1920-24, 1926-27, 1930, 1933, 1938-46, 1948-55, 1957-60, 1962-71, 1975, 1980-81, 1986, 1992-94
    • Year(s) Recently Completed: 1926, 1927, 1930, 1971
  • Some records from 1848, 1875, 1889, 1897-99, 1925-29, 1931, 1937, 1947, 1955, 1971-74, 1976-79, 1986-7

Please note: this is just an index. Actual obituaries and death notices are not available online from the Appleton Public Library. Photocopies of items found in this index can be requested through the Library. The full-text of obituaries from 1999 onward may be available online through ProQuest (available to Appleton Library card holders only). Learn more about the Obituary Index.

For a list of men and women from Outagamie County that died while serving in the Armed Forces, please see the Outagamie County Veterans Memorial site. You can also search APL's Veterans' Grave Registration Index, containing information on over 500 Fox River area deceased veterans from the War of 1812 to World War I.

Search Tip: The wildcard character is the percentage sign, %. To bring up all records with last name beginning with Re, for example, Re%. All last names entered with three or fewer letters will automatically have % added.

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