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Johann Benzschawel

M, b. circa 1787, d. January 18, 1861

Family: Margarethe Weins (b. circa 1782, d. December 2, 1854)

Biography

  • Birth: Johann Benzschawel was born circa 1787 in Ockfen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Trier-Sarburg, Germany.
  • Death: He died on January 18, 1861 in Ockfen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Trier-Sarburg, Germany.

Margarethe Weins

F, b. circa 1782, d. December 2, 1854

Family: Johann Benzschawel (b. circa 1787, d. January 18, 1861)

Biography

  • Birth: Margarethe Weins was born circa 1782 in Ockfen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Trier-Sarburg, Germany.
  • Death: She died on December 2, 1854 in Ockfen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Trier-Sarburg, Germany.

Matthias Britten

M, b. circa 1805

Family: Barbara Weber (b. circa 1805)

Biography

  • Birth: Matthias Britten was born circa 1805.

Barbara Weber

F, b. circa 1805

Family: Matthias Britten (b. circa 1805)

Biography

  • Birth: Barbara Weber was born circa 1805.

Adam VanRoij

M, b. April 25, 1781

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Adam VanRoij was born on April 25, 1781 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Agnetes Floris deWit

F, b. circa 1665

Family: Gerardus Joannes Deckers (b. circa 1665)

Biography

  • Birth: Agnetes Floris deWit was born circa 1665.
  • Marriage: She and Gerardus Joannes Deckers were married on January 29, 1684 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria Deckers

F, b. March 11, 1731

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Deckers was born on March 11, 1731 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Alegondis Deckers

F, b. March 12, 1734

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Alegondis Deckers was born on March 12, 1734 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Joannes VanRoij

M, b. circa 1740

Family: Anna Maria deGreef (b. circa 1740)

Biography

  • Birth: Joannes VanRoij was born circa 1740.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Maria deGreef were married on November 12, 1769 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Anna Maria deGreef

F, b. circa 1740

Parents

Family: Joannes VanRoij (b. circa 1740)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Maria deGreef was born circa 1740.
  • Marriage: She and Joannes VanRoij were married on November 12, 1769 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Catharina VanRoij

F, b. September 29, 1771

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Catharina VanRoij was born on September 29, 1771 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Gerardus Joannes Deckers

M, b. circa 1665

Family: Agnetes Floris deWit (b. circa 1665)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerardus Joannes Deckers was born circa 1665.
  • Marriage: He and Agnetes Floris deWit were married on January 29, 1684 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Gertrudis Deckers

F, b. October 9, 1736

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Gertrudis Deckers was born on October 9, 1736 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Joanna Deckers

F, b. February 27, 1740

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Joanna Deckers was born on February 27, 1740 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Roy William Riehl

M, b. May 8, 1920, d. December 14, 1992

Parents

Family: Margorie Elvina Pelky (b. October 28, 1926, d. June 24, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Roy William Riehl was born on May 8, 1920.
  • Marriage: He and Margorie Elvina Pelky were married on July 12, 1947.
  • Death: Roy William Riehl died on December 14, 1992, at age 72, in Embarrass, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.

Margorie Elvina Pelky

F, b. October 28, 1926, d. June 24, 2010

Parents

Family: Roy William Riehl (b. May 8, 1920, d. December 14, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Margorie Elvina Pelky was born on October 28, 1926 in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Roy William Riehl were married on July 12, 1947.
  • Death: Margorie Elvina Pelky died on June 24, 2010, at age 83, in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Margie Riehl, age 83, of New London, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010, at New London Family Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Margie was born on October 28, 1926, daughter of the late Henry & Esther (Wichman) Pelky. On July 12, 1947, she married Roy W. Riehl in Appleton. He preceded her in death in 1992.

    She formerly worked at Flanagans Kraut Factory in Bear Creek for many years and also helped her husband run their shoe & lawnmower repair shop in Bear Creek. She was a self taught homemaker and will always be remembered as being smart and sassy by all who knew her. Margie enjoyed visiting with her family and friends at Bucky's Restaurant in New London. She was a lifelong member of the DAV Auxilary.

    She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Ethel "Snooky" and Martin Young, New London; Rose and Bryce Young, WestBend; Ella and Vernell Kratzke, Clintonville; two sons and a daughter-in-law: Harlen and Karla Riehl, New London; Paul Riehl (Marge Hauer), Colorado; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Henry and Karen Pelkey, New London, James and Winnie Pelky , Kaukauna. Two sisters and brothers-in-law, Elizabeth and Norbert Young, New London, Shirley and Richard Willes, Appleton. One sister-in-law, Ruth Pelky, Milwaukee. Margie is further survived by 24 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

    Besides her husband and parents, Margie was preceded in death by a daughter Lois, an infant son Leroy, four brothers, Harold, Leslie, Leo, George Pelky. Also two sisters, Marie Pelky and Ruth Lorge and two sisters-in-law, Rella and Joyce Pelky.

    Funeral services for Margie will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bear Creek with Rev. Paul Alliet officiating. Burial will be in the Danish Cemetery, Bear Creek. Visitation will be held at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London, from 4-8 p.m. Friday (TODAY), where a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service will be held and at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Joseph Residence and also to the nursing staff at New London Family Medical Center.

    Cline & Hanson

    Funeral Home

    209 W. Cook St.

    New London 920-982-3232

    www.clinehanson

    funeralhome.com.

Henry Edgar Pelky

M, b. February 19, 1892, d. October 11, 1956

Parents

  • Father: Peter Pelky (b. March 8, 1871, d. February 8, 1951)
  • Mother: Mary Guyette (b. May 27, 1874, d. April 5, 1952)

Family: Esther L Wichman (b. August 7, 1906, d. May 4, 1998)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Edgar Pelky was born on February 19, 1892 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Esther L Wichman were married on March 29, 1923 in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Death: Henry Edgar Pelky died on October 11, 1956, at age 64, in New London, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Esther L Wichman

F, b. August 7, 1906, d. May 4, 1998

Parents

Family: Henry Edgar Pelky (b. February 19, 1892, d. October 11, 1956)

Biography

  • Birth: Esther L Wichman was born on August 7, 1906.
  • Marriage: She and Henry Edgar Pelky were married on March 29, 1923 in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan.
  • Death: Esther L Wichman died on May 4, 1998, at age 91, in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Harold Edward Pelky

M, b. October 10, 1923, d. November 26, 1993

Parents

Family: Rella Balthazor (b. December 25, 1928, d. August 2, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Harold Edward Pelky was born on October 10, 1923 in Almond, Portage Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Rella Balthazor were married on November 20, 1953 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Harold Edward Pelky died on November 26, 1993, at age 70, in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.

Rella Balthazor

F, b. December 25, 1928, d. August 2, 1992

Parents

Family: Harold Edward Pelky (b. October 10, 1923, d. November 26, 1993)

Biography

  • Birth: Rella Balthazor was born on December 25, 1928 in Deer Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Harold Edward Pelky were married on November 20, 1953 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Rella Balthazor died on August 2, 1992, at age 63, in Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.

Charles H Woerishofer

M, b. January 30, 1937, d. March 26, 2013

Biography

  • Birth: Charles H Woerishofer was born on January 30, 1937 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on June 29, 1958 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 26, 2013, at age 76.
  • Note: Charles H. Woerishofer, 76, Crivitz, WI, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at New Care Nursing Home. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, on January 30, 1937 to the late Chester A. and Cathryn (Berthold) Woerishofer.

    Charles served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1958. His life long career was continuing a family tradition in baking as a baker. He was also an avid golfer, loved his Green Bay Packers and was an active member of his church and the Men's Christ Care Group. Charles retired in 1998 moving to Crivitz to enjoy his retirement years.

    Charles married Catherine L. Zachow on June 28, 1958 at the St. Thomas Aquianas Church, Milwaukee, WI. They started their life together in Milwaukee and later moved to Kaukauna, WI and retired in Crivitz.

    Charles is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Catherine and their 5 children: Charles Z. Woerishofer, Little Chute, WI; Bridget Bowers, Kaukauna, WI; John (Peggy) Woerishofer, Kaukauna, WI; BillieJo (Scott) Hartjes, Kaukauna, WI; and Chester (Sara) Woerishofer, Combined Locks, WI. He was a loving grandfather to, Mindy Pierre, Joshua and Jared Woerishofer, Lucas and Laura Bowers, Leah and Breeanna Hartjes, and Max and Anna Woerishofer and a great grandfather to Madison, Caleb, Caitlyn, and Jacob. Charles is further survived by a brother, Chester (Betty) Woerishofer, Slinger, WI; sister, Charlene (Tom) Brandenberg-Bluma, Brookfield, WI; sisters-in-law, Dorothea (Don) Syriac, Bartlet, TN and Judy Johannsen, Milwaukee, WI; brother-in-law, Michael (Sarah) Zachow, Cedar Springs, MI; son-in-law, Dennis Bowers, Kaukauna, WI; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including his fishing buddy, Norm Walker.

    Family and friends may call Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 1:00pm until 2:00pm at Beaver American Lutheran Church N4557 19th Rd., Beaver, WI. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday at the church, with Pastor Chad Anderson officiating. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerGreenBay.com.

    In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

    The family would like to extend a special thanks to New Care Nursing Home and its staff, as well as Heartland Hospice for the care of Charles.
    Charles H C.

James P Pelky

M, b. May 16, 1936, d. September 20, 2012

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: James P Pelky was born on May 16, 1936 in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on September 20, 2012, at age 76.
  • Note: James "Jim" P. Pelky, 76, Town of Oneida, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 20, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born May 16, 1936 in Shawano County, a son of the late Henry and Esther (Wichman) Pelky. On March 7, 1959, Jim married the former Winnifred "Winnie" Skenandore.

    Jim enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He was a builder who loved working with his hands. He was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa, who will be loved and missed

    Jim is survived by his wife Winnie Pelky; ten children: Peter (Kymberley) Pelky, Patricia (Ray) Heckner, Patrick (Lisa) Pelky, Penny Pelky, Paul (Mel) Pelkey, Kurt (Ellen) Pelky, Paige (Greg) Finkel, Kevin (Jacqueline) Pelky, Kim (Joe) Cackowski, and Kristal (Chad) Hill; 32 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters: Shirley (Richard) Wills and Elizabeth (Norbert) Young; and a brother Henry (Karen) Pelky . He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Esther Pelky; four brothers; and three sisters.

    Friends and family may visit at St. Joseph Catholic Church 145 St. Joseph Dr., Oneida, on Monday, September 24, 2012, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. John Katamba officiating and Deacon Everett "Bobby" Doxtator assisting. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Pelky family.

    Jim's family wishes to send heartfelt thanks to A.M.C. and the Oncology Department and to Theda Care for all they did for Jim and his family.

William Leo Pelky

M, b. May 4, 1928, d. November 23, 1972

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: William Leo Pelky was born on May 4, 1928.
  • Death: He died on November 23, 1972, at age 44, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.

George Pelky

M, b. 1937, d. 1942

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: George Pelky was born in 1937 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died in 1942, at age ~5, in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.

Ruth Marie Pelky

F, b. May 11, 1929, d. February 20, 2010

Parents

Family: Thomas James Lorge (b. June 28, 1926, d. January 28, 2009)

Biography

  • Birth: Ruth Marie Pelky was born on May 11, 1929 in Leopolis, Shawano Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on February 20, 2010, at age 80, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary Cemetery, Bear Creek, Wisconsin.