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Obituary of Michael DeGrave - April 4, 1956

Green Bay Press Gazette, April 4, 1956.


MICHAEL DEGRAVE DIES EARLY TODAY

Michael DeGrave, 83, Rt. 3, died early this morning in a local hospital from old age infirmities. He was born in Eaton and married the former Rosalie Vandenbush 61 years ago. He farmed in Eaton until his retirement several years ago.

He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Benevolent Society and of the Holy Name Society of Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Church. His wife preceded him in death in 1941

Survivors include a son, Frank, Eaton; three daughters, Mrs. Phillip Watermolen, Mrs. Edward Vand en Avond and Mrs. William Shaletsi, all of Green Bay; two brothers, Louis and Bernard, Milwaukee; four sisters Mrs. Louise Lindsley and Mrs. Michael Van Pay, both of Green Bay, Mrs. Frank Lindsley, Bellevue, and Mrs. Frank Danielski, Eaton; 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

The body will be a Malcore Funeral Home after 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, and the Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock each evening, and Friday evening by teh Rev. Edward LeMieux, the Benevolent Society and the Holy Name So ciety. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 Saturday morning at Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.


Submitted by: Ron Renquin