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Obituary of Angeline Arkens DeGrave - October 12, 1937

Green Bay Press Gazette, October 12, 1937.


Pioneer Resident of County Passes Away Here.

Death last night brought to a close for Mrs. Angeline DeGrave her 81 years of residence in Brown county, where she had lived since she came to the United States with her parents at the age of one year. Her family came from Belgium to the town of Humboldt and she lived there until she came to Green Bay to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Renquin, 1229 Cass Street where she died last night. \par \par From 1856 until 1925 she lived in Humboldt as one its pioneer residents. However, 12 years ago she came to Green Bay to make her home with her daughter.

Surviving her are five other daughters, Mrs. Barbara Van Bellinger of Seattle, and Mrs. William Detrie, Mrs. Joseph Cleereman, Mrs. Albert Detrie, Mrs. John Cleereman, all of Green Bay; three sons, William of Bemidji, Minn., Charles of DePere, and Harry of Green Bay; two step daughters, Mrs. George Martell of Green Bay, and Mrs. Louis Loy of Eaton, a sister, Mary Solper of Marinette; 26 grandchildren an four great-grandchildren.

The body is to be taken to the Renquin residence this evening adn the rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock. The date of the funeral will be announced later. Services however, are to be held in SS. Peter and Paul's church, and burial is toe be in the Finger Church cemetery.

Submitted by: Ron Renquin