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Clarence Rollie Helser

M, b. December 8, 1918, d. January 9, 1943

Family: LaVerne Schroth (b. August 5, 1920, d. October 29, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Clarence Rollie Helser was born on December 8, 1918 in Antigo, Langlade Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and LaVerne Schroth were married on June 18, 1940 in Stephensville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Clarence Rollie Helser died on January 9, 1943, at age 24.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Theodore L Knapstein

M, b. December 27, 1892, d. April 14, 1978

Family: LaVerne Schroth (b. August 5, 1920, d. October 29, 2017)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodore L Knapstein was born on December 27, 1892 in Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and LaVerne Schroth were married on September 2, 1961.
  • Death: Theodore L Knapstein died on April 14, 1978, at age 85.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Patrick Cemetery, Stephensville (Northport), Wisconsin.

Wayne Albert Piette

M, b. September 2, 1931, d. October 29, 2017

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Biography

  • Birth: Wayne Albert Piette was born on September 2, 1931 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married.
  • Death: He died on October 29, 2017, at age 86.
  • Note: Piette, Wayne A.

    Wayne Piette, 86, passed Sunday, October 29, 2017 at his home in Midland, Texas surrounded by family. He was born September 2, 1931 in Appleton, Wisconsin to Walter and Alma (Rehfeldt) Piette.

    Wayne served two years in the United States Army. He then attended the University of Wisconsin and received a Bachelor of Science in Geology. While in college, he met and married his bride, Ginny Knoche, almost 63 years ago. They moved to Houston in 1957 and then on to Midland in 1966. Wayne worked for various major oil companies in Houston and Midland before becoming a successful independent petroleum geologist.

    Wayne loved his family, faith, hunting, fishing, and traveling. He was an avid reader and history buff. Wayne enjoyed maps, geography and planning adventurous trips for his wife and family throughout the years. He was active in St. Ann's Catholic Church and school and served 2 terms on the school board. He was a member of the AAPG and the West Texas Geological Society. He was also a member of the COM Aquatics club where he swam laps daily for the past 20 years. Wayne enjoyed many enriching friendships throughout his life.

    Wayne is survived by his wife, Ginny; daughters, Renee Richards (Guy), Suzanne Piette, Pam Logan (Brad), Nancy Piette, and Jennifer Boggs (Greg); grandchildren, Luke, Ashley and Shanon Richards, Jeremie Piette, Mallory Buck, Paul and David Logan, Dylan, Trey and Hannah Baker, and Danielle, Grace and Ben Boggs. He is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Krause; sisters-in-law, Mary and Rose Piette; brother-in-law, Tom Knoche (Marilyn); and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Russ, Carl, and Norb Piette, and his granddaughter, Kelsey Logan.

    Visitation will be Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home where the family will greet friends. The Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM at St. Ann's Catholic Church with a reception following. A private burial will take place before the funeral Mass.

    The family thanks Hospice of Midland for their support and care.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Wayne's name to the Kelsey Logan Angel Fund, PO Box 5072, Midland, TX 79704, or Hospice of Midland, 911 W. Texas, Midland, TX 79701.

    Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com.

Renee Pam Piette

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Suzanne Mary Piette

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Pamela Ann Piette

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Nancy Lou Piette

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Jennifer Marie Piette

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Jeremie Eric Piette

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Thomas L Albrecht

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Luke McLeod Richards

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Shannon Ruth Richards

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Dylan Wayne Baker

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Trey Matthew Baker

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Hannah Elizabeth Baker

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Danielle Boggs

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Grace Boggs

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Ben Boggs

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Ashley Richards

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