Elizabeth Grishaber

Female 1931 - 2018  (86 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Grishaber 
    Born 11 Jul 1931  Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Birth St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Jun 2018 
    Person ID I259427  Little Chute Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Father Conrad Grishaber,   b. 23 May 1884, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1971  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Theresa Foster,   b. 1890,   d. 1987  (Age 97 years) 
    Family ID F67481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John L Wingrove,   b. 22 Jul 1929,   d. 12 Dec 1999  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1954  Sacred Heart Church, Appleton, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martin Wingrove
     2. Rebecca Mary Wingrove,   b. 11 Jan 1957,   d. 16 Jan 1957  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F206947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth “Bette” (Grishaber) Wingrove, age 86, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away at her home on June 20, 2018. She was born in Appleton on July 11, 1931 to the late Conrad and Theresa (Forster) Grishaber. She was united in marriage to the late John L. Wingrove on September 25, 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Bette and Jack were married for 45 years and parishioners of Sacred Heart Church.
      Bette was zealous about traveling with her husband for weekend getaways and exciting trips to Las Vegas. During her many years, Bette enjoyed her dogs Lassie, Mitzi and Katie as faithful companions. She was an active gardener, Brewers fan and was known as a wonderful cook. Bette received tremendous joy observing the beauty of nature during her daily walks and country drives. Bette was especially passionate about the unborn children stemming from her work experience as a pediatric nurse in her early twenties at St. Vincent’s Infant & Maternity Hospital in Chicago.
      Bette is survived by her son, Marty of Sun Prairie; 3 wonderful grandchildren, of whom she was extremely proud, Matt (Jessa) of McFarland, Mitch (Lauren) of Elkton, MD and Mickey (Channele) of Campton, NH; 7 great grandchildren, Christian, Faith, Corban, Jackson, Roman, Grace & Willow; siblings, Thomas (Corrine) Grishaber of Appleton, Gertrude Gaffney of Kimberly and Virginia Grishaber of Milwaukee; in-laws, Connie Stelow of Syracuse, NY and Dorothy Grishaber of Appleton; many nieces, nephews, relatives and special friends.
      Elizabeth was preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca.
      A memorial mass for Elizabeth will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 222 E. Fremont St., Appleton on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11 AM. Friends may call at the church from 10-10:45 AM. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
      Bette’s family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Affinity Hospice for all their support and care for her. To leave a special memory or condolence for Bette’s family please visit wichmannfuneralhomes.com.