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Obituary of Antone De Grave - Decmber 5, 1951

Green Bay Press Gazette, December 5, 1951.


Antone DeGrave Dies Here Tuesday

Antone DeGrave, 77, 1160 Willow St., died at his home early Tuesday evening after an extended illness. He was born in the town of Eaton but had lived in Green Bay since he was a boy. He had been employed at the Northern Paper Mill for six years and at Hobert Paper Mills for 23 years.

Thirty-four years ago he was married to the former Sophie Phillips of Green Bay, who survives him with three sons and three daughters, all of Green Bay. They are Clarence, Gordon, and Richard DeGrave and the Mmes. George Van Nelson, Frank Dimmer, and Art Sawyer.

Other survivors are a stepson, Harry Panure, Milwaukee; a step-daughter, Mrs. Ed. Dimmer, Green Bay; 22 grandchildren; three brothers, Mike of Eaton, and Louis and Bernard, Green Bay; and four sisters, Mrs. Louise Lindsley and Mrs. Mike Van Pay, Green Bay, Mrs. F rank Lindsley, Bellevue, and Mrs. Frank Danielski, town of Eaton.

The body will be viewed at the Dupont\_Malcore Funeral Home after 6 o'clock this evening. The rosary will be said there at 8 o'clock each evening. Thursday evening by the Rev. Peter Skell.

Father Skell will offer the requiem mass at 9 o'clock Friday morning in SS. Peter and Paul church. Burial will be in Allouez cemetery.


Submitted by: Ron Renquin