Aelred Jesse (Al)

Born: January 18, 1906

Died: June 9, 1961

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Marriage: Eunice Bassine on June 26, 1928

Richard: April 20, 1929 - January 23, 2012
Leatrice: August 21, 1930
Lucille: September 11, 1931
Carla: August 22, 1933
Marie: December 2, 1936
Simone: December 15, 1942
Patricia: May 16, 1948
Marinette EAGLE-STAR Saturday, June 10, 1961 Page 5
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Services will be conducted Monday, at 11:00 a.m., in St. John's church in Coleman for A. J. Simono, 55, president of the village of Coleman, who died Friday morning at St. Vincent's hospital at Green Bay.
The Rev. Byron Belanger will intone the requiem high mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Rhodes funeral home in Coleman from 2 p.m. Sunday until the hour of the rites.
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Knights of Columbus members will recite a rosary Sunday at 3 p.m., the Holy Name society at 7:45 p.m., and the parish rosary will be at 8:30 p.m.
Mr. Simono served as president of the Village of Coleman from April, 1955 until the present time. He was a member of St. John's church, its Holy Name society, was a charter member of the Crivitz Knights of Columbus, a charter member and past officer of the Coleman-Pound Lions club, a member and past officer of the Coleman Businessmen's association and the Coleman Sportsmen's club. He had been active for many years in the Democratic party.
From 1928 until 1937, Mr. Simono was a sales manager for Reimer's Meat Products Co., of Green Bay. In 1937 he constructed the new Coleman Hotel and operated that with a service station until 1940.
From 1940 to 1951 he was employed by the federal government. First he was district supervisor of the office of price administration, next was rent control director and finally was director of the office of price stabilization. For the past 10 years he had been employed by Woulf Motors,Ind., of Pound as parts and credit manager. He was also a representative of Modern Woodmen Life Insurance Co., of America for the past 10 years.
Mr. Simono was born Jan. 18, 1906 in Coleman. With the exception of seven years in Green Bay and two years at Wabeno he had resided in Coleman. He married the former Eunice Bassine June 26, 1928 at St. John's church. His father, Benjamin, lives in Green Bay.
Surviving with his wife and father are one son, Richard of Rockton, IL., and six daughters, Mrs. William Hein of West DePere, Mrs. Arnold Swenty of Pound, Mrs. Gary Routhieaux of Green Bay, Mrs. Wayne Johnson of Allouez, Miss Simone and Miss Patricia Simono, at home.
Also surviving are four brothers, Hubert, Bernard, Gerard (Gelard) and Claude, all of Two Rivers, and a brother Roger (according to my records, Roger was Hubert's son who died in 1935), preceded him in death.
Coleman business places will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 12-noon Monday in respect to Mr. Simono. KC members and the Holy Name society are to assemble at the church at 10:45 a.m. Monday to attend the rites in a body.

Tuesday, June 13, 1951 Marinette EAGLE-STAR article:
Simono Rites Held at Coleman Monday
COLEMAN- Funeral services for A. J. Simono, prsident of the Village of Coleman who died after a three-month illness, were conducted Monday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's church in Coleman with the Rev. Byron-Belanger officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery. The immaculate Heart of Mary, Knights of columbus members and Holy Name society attended the services in a body.
Active pallbearers were members of the Coleman Village board, Allan Gendron, Floyd Wolfe, Earl Van Vonderen, Chester Salewski, Paul Sager and Laddie Stodola. Honary pallbearers were T. A. Giese, Harris Jacqmin, Harry Hutchinson, Rene Durocher, Dr. L. H. Graner, George Stodola, P. E. Bergeron, Clarence Camps, Laurence Woulf, Arthur Woulf, Glenn Woulf, Edward Beaudoin, Ervin Thomson, Fred Daruhn and Kenneth Libal.
All business places in the village were closed from 10:30 a.m. until noon in respect to his memory.