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Obituary of Clarence E. Marchant - June 17, 2006

Green Bay Presss Gazette.

June 20, 2006

Clarence E. Marchant, 89, Green Bay, died Saturday morning, June 17, 2006, at a local CBRF. Born in Green Bay, he is the son of the late Honorie and Victoria (DeBauche) Marchant. He served in the 95th Infantry Division and 15th Hospital Center of the U.S. Army during World War II. On September 12, 1946, he married Marie Vanness at SS. Peter & Paul Church. Clarence was employed at Procter & Gamble for 45 years, retiring on February 28, 1982. He was a lifelong member of SS. Peter & Paul Church and member of the Disabled American Veterans. Clarence enjoyed hunting, fishing, and times spent with his family.

Survived by his beloved wife, Marie; three sons: Donald Marchant of Green Bay, Ronald (Dianne) Marchant of Green Bay, Daniel (Lynn) Marchant of Georgia; five granddaughters: Julie (Bryan) DeVillers, Jeanie (George) Spellman, Sara Marchant, Jenna Marchant, Tracy Marchant and fiancé Tom Murphy; four great-granddaughters: Katelyn and Ashley De Villers, Victoria Spellman, Mya Marchant; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by three brothers: Gus, Gus, and Edmund (Adell) Marchant; one sister: Mary (Steven) DeBeck. Friends may call at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, from 4-8 p.m. Monday. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Tuesday visitation will continue at the funeral home until the time of the funeral. Funeral Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Church with Monsignor Roy Klister officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Special thanks to the staff of Bishops Court for the dedicated care and services shown to Clarence and his family. For online condolences please visit

Submitted by Pat Matzke