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Obituary of Walter A (Dick) DeGreef - June 20, 1997

Green Bay Presss Gazette - June 20, 1997.


Walter A. "Dick" DeGreef, 82, Green Bay died Saturday afternoon at a local hospital.  Born in Green Bay on Dec. 20, 1914 to the late Alphonse and Louisa (Detrie) DeGreef.  Dick married ther former Mildred Evrard at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Green Bay on May 1, 1937.  The recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.  Dick worked for Proctor and Gamble for 43 years retiring in 1979.  He was a lifelong member of SS. Peter & Paul Church, also a member of United Paperworkers International Union Local # 65.  Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Packer Fan and card player who liked to play with his retired friends at the Fiesta Club and P & G Union Meetings.  Survivors include his wife, Milly, one daughter and son‑in‑law, Donna and Gary Bouchard, Green Bay; one son and daughter‑in‑law, Dennis and Jackie DeGreef, Town of Scott; three grandchildren, Michael Bouchard, California; Wendy Bouchard, Green Bay; Dawn Marie DeGreef, Green Bay; many other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by by one granddaughter, Kim Marie Bouchard; his parents, one sister, Agnes DeGreef, one brother, Norbert.  Friends may call at Proko‑Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until the time of funeral.  Wake service is at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  Funeral Service 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Msgr Roy Klister and Rev. Earl Schuh officiating.  Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.   Dick's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the nurses and staff on St. Vincent's seventh floor and to Dr. Cross, Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Lacey from Prevea Clinic and the Unity Hospice and Social Services. 

Submitted by:Ron Renquin