Michael Benzschawel

Michael Benzschawel

Male 1876 - 1953  (77 years)

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  • Name Michael Benzschawel 
    Born 18 Jul 1876  Ockfen, Trier-Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 Dec 1953  Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Michael Benzschawel, 78, retired municipal employee, died unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, where he had been just admitted as a patient. He had been in ill helath for several years.

      Funeral sevices will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Reedsville Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Reedsville. The Rev William Koutnik will officiate and burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Whitelaw.

      Benzschawel was born July 19, 1875, in German and came in the United States when seven with his parents. He married Helen Gosz, who died 41 years ago and in 1926 married Helen VanDomelen of Appleton. She died in 1950. Since that time, he had been residing with a son, Paul, at Reedsville. He was employed by the city of Appleton, where he lived for many years until his retirement.

      Survivors include two sons, Paul of Reedsville and George of Manitowoc; three step-sons, William and Jake VanDomelen of Green Bay and George VanDomelen of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two step-daughters, Sister Jeanette of Milwaukee and Sister Lillian of Racine; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

      Friends may call at the funeral home Friday afternoon. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Friday.
    Person ID I13215  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2020 

    Father Ancestors Michael Benzschawel,   b. 06 Feb 1835, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1910  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Maria Margarete Schmitt,   b. 06 Jan 1837, Irsch, Trier-Saarburg, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 May 1925  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1862 
    Family ID F14869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Helen Gosz,   b. 04 Mar 1886, Harrison, Calumet Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1912  (Age 26 years) 
    Children 
     1. George Paul Benzschawel,   b. 23 Mar 1903,   d. 08 Apr 1997  (Age 94 years)
     2. Paul Benzschawel,   b. 27 Jan 1905
     3. Helen Benzschawel,   b. cir 1910
    Family ID F128877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Helena Lamers,   b. 14 Jul 1874, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1950  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1925  Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1876 - Ockfen, Trier-Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1925 - Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Dec 1953 - Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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