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Jeri Frances Fontaine

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Todd Benzschawel

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Bonnie Benzschawel

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Family: Ian Davison

Ian Davison

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Gerald Benzschawel

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Leander E Benzschawel

M, b. April 1, 1924, d. January 23, 1999

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Family: Regina Terranova (b. December 25, 1926, d. August 25, 2011)

Biography

  • Birth: Leander E Benzschawel was born on April 1, 1924.
  • Marriage: He and Regina Terranova were married on August 26, 1944 in Westerly, Washington Co, Rhode Island.
  • Death: Leander E Benzschawel died on January 23, 1999, at age 74, in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.

Regina Terranova

F, b. December 25, 1926, d. August 25, 2011

Family: Leander E Benzschawel (b. April 1, 1924, d. January 23, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Regina Terranova was born on December 25, 1926 in Westerly, Washington Co, Rhode Island.
  • Marriage: She and Leander E Benzschawel were married on August 26, 1944 in Westerly, Washington Co, Rhode Island.
  • Death: Regina Terranova died on August 25, 2011, at age 84, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Regina Benzschawel, age 84, of Sheboygan died Thursday August 25, 2011 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. Daughter of the late Michael and Angelina (Falco) Terranova was born Dec. 25, 1926 in Westerly, Rhode Island. Regina married Leander Benzschawel August 26, 1944 in Westerly, Rhode Island. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1999. Regina's life was centered around her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed.

    Survivors include two daughters Claudia Reinbold and Brenda Shearer (Michael Nelipovich) both of Hendersonville, North Carolina, two sons Terry Benzschawel (Halle Becker) of New York, New York, Greg Benzschawel of Sheboygan, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a sister Irene Fitch of Baltic, CT.

    Regina was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a brother Louis.

    Family and friends may call at the Novak-Ramm-Ziegler Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan on Monday from 11 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held 1 P.M. Monday at the funeral home with Deacon Mike Burch, parish director at St. Peter Claver Parish, and Nancy Simenz, chaplain at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice officiating. Private burial to follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

Lester T Benzschawel

M, b. September 27, 1927, d. July 23, 2013

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Family: Virginia R Schroeder (b. February 20, 1928, d. January 26, 2008)

Biography

  • Birth: Lester T Benzschawel was born on September 27, 1927 in Johnsburg, Fon du Lac Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Virginia R Schroeder were married on October 9, 1948.
  • Death: Lester T Benzschawel died on July 23, 2013, at age 85, in Plymouth, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Lester T. Benzschawel, age 85, formerly of Plymouth, passed away early Tuesday July 23, 2013 at Beechwood Rest Home where he had been a resident for the past 6 years.

    He was born on September 27, 1927 in Johnsburg, WI, a son of the late Henry and Delia (Schumacher) Benzschawel.

    He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946 serving in World War II at Pearl Harbor.

    On October 9, 1948, Lester married Virginia R. "Ginny" Schroeder at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Sheboygan. The couple resided in Sheboygan after their marriage and since 1960, have lived in Beechwood. His wife preceded him in death on January 26, 2008.

    Lester was employed at Electric Spray in Sheboygan; Manning Electric in Sheboygan; Harnishfeger Homes in Port Washington; Great Lakes Homes in Sheboygan and retired from Mayline Company in Sheboygan in 1990.

    In 1961, he and Ginny co-founded the Beechwood Rest Home with Delores and Ray Rammer.

    He was currently a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth and served as a Town of Scott supervisor for many years. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Beechwood Fire Department and the Triangle B American Legion Post 193 in Boltonville.

    Survivors include his four children, Suzanne (Terry) Heberer of Kewaskum, Thomas (Debra) Benzschawel of Cascade, David (Debra) Benzschawel of Sheboygan, and Wendy (Steven) Murphy of Random Lake; Eleven grandchildren: Thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother: Jerry (Betty) Benzschawel of Wonder Lake, IL; Four sister-in-laws: Delores Rammer of Beechwood, Mae Jean (Ken) Messner of Sheboygan Falls, Arnita (Eugene) Drossel of Sheboygan Falls and Delores Benzschawel of Kaukauna; one brother-in-law: LeRoy Spettel of Sheboygan Falls. Lester is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee and Clifford Benzschawel; one sister, Rose (Peter) Heimerman; two sister-in-laws, Caryl Spettel and Regina Benzschawel.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Plymouth. Father Richard Cerpich will officiate. Entombment will be in the Gardens of Peace Mausoleum, Town of Sheboygan.

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Virginia R Schroeder

F, b. February 20, 1928, d. January 26, 2008

Family: Lester T Benzschawel (b. September 27, 1927, d. July 23, 2013)

Biography

  • Birth: Virginia R Schroeder was born on February 20, 1928.
  • Marriage: She and Lester T Benzschawel were married on October 9, 1948.
  • Death: Virginia R Schroeder died on January 26, 2008, at age 79.
  • Note: Virginia R. "Ginny" Benzschawel, age 79, formerly of Plymouth, WI passed away early Saturday morning (Jan. 26) at Beechwood Rest Home surrounded by her adoring husband and loving family.

    She was born on February 20, 1928 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Arnold and Anita Siebert Schroeder.

    She attended Sheboygan grade schools and graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1946.

    On October 9, 1948, she married Lester T. Benzschawel at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Sheboygan.

    The couple resided in Sheboygan after their marriage and since 1960 have lived in Beechwood.

    Virginia worked at Wigwam Mills in Sheboygan for a short time, before owning and operating the Beechwood Rest Home for many years until retirement. She was a Food Service Supervisor while owning the Rest Home.

    Virginia is a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. She was a Member of the St. Matthias Sodality and Choir in the Town of Auburn.

    She also co-founded the Beechwood Fireman's Auxiliary in 1974. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, making donuts, crafts, loved to cook and cherished taking care of her grandchildren.

    Survivors include: Her husband of 59 years: Les of Beechwood. Four children: Suzanne (Terry) Heberer of Kewaskum, Thomas (Debra) Benzschawel of Cascade, David (Debra) Benzschawel of Sheboygan, Wendy (Steven) Murphy of Random Lake. Eleven grandchildren: Steven (Raynee) Heberer of Kewaskum, Stacey (Travis) Lindgren of Neenah, Stephanie (Jeremy) Renk of West Bend, Rebecca Benzschawel (Fiancé: Shane Streblow) of Plymouth, Katie (Jaime) Ahrens of Adell, Beth Benzschawel of Plymouth, Kelly Benzschawel of Milwaukee, Jennifer and Lisa Benzschawel of Sheboygan, Jeremy Murphy (Fiancé: Becki Hietpas) of Green Bay, Angela Murphy (Special Friend: Kyle Ferch) of Random Lake. Four Great Grandchildren: Dustin and Samantha Heberer, Brody Renk and Ella Lindgren. Four Sisters: Delores (Ray) Rammer of Sheboygan, Caryl (LeRoy) Spettel of Sheboygan Falls, Mae Jean (Ken) Messner of Sheboygan Falls, Arnita (Eugene) Drossel of Sheboygan Falls. One Brother-in-law: Jerry (Betty) Benzschawel of Wonder Lake, Illinois. Two sister-in-laws: Regina Benzschawel of Sheboygan, Delores Benzschawel of Kaukauna.

    Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three brother-in-laws: Lee Benzschawel, Clifford Benzschawel and Peter Heimerman and his wife: Rose.

    Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday Morning (Jan. 30) at 11:30 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. Very Rev. Dennis Van Beek, pastor of the church will officiate. Entombment will be in the Gardens of Peace Mausoleum in the Town of Sheboygan.

Henry Anton Benzschawel

M, b. April 25, 1893, d. December 17, 1961

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Family: Delia Marie Schumacher (b. May 9, 1900, d. January 21, 1989)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Anton Benzschawel was born on April 25, 1893 in Plymouth, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 17, 1961, at age 68, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.

Delia Marie Schumacher

F, b. May 9, 1900, d. January 21, 1989

Family: Henry Anton Benzschawel (b. April 25, 1893, d. December 17, 1961)

Biography

  • Birth: Delia Marie Schumacher was born on May 9, 1900 in Johnsburg, Fon du Lac Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on January 21, 1989, at age 88, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.

Rosabelle Benzschawel

F, b. October 31, 1925, d. May 28, 1986

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  • Birth: Rosabelle Benzschawel was born on October 31, 1925 in Brothertown, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on May 28, 1986, at age 60, in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.

Chris Phillips

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Family: Clair Jo Scherer (b. March 27, 1975, d. October 30, 2015)

James Cropsey

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Melissa Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Mathew Coenen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Tiffany Lora Lasee

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Graham Randall Lasee

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jacob Anton Kampen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jedidiah Herbert Kampen

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Thomas O'Connell

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Rayleen Worral

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Brian Boyea

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Kelsey Marie Boyea

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Maria op het Horstjen

F, b. July 12, 1787, d. April 2, 1860

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Family: Engelbert Jeuken (b. August 23, 1775, d. August 24, 1835)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria op het Horstjen was born on July 12, 1787 in Horst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Engelbert Jeuken were married on July 8, 1807 in Horst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Maria op het Horstjen died on April 2, 1860, at age 72, in Horst, Limburg, Netherlands.