|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1914|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 2002|
Bernice A. Wichlacz
Bernice A. Wichlacz, age 88, a resident of the Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers, died Monday morning, Sept. 9, 2002 at the Hamilton Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002 at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish - Holy Redeemer Site, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O'Brien, with burial to follow in Pioneer Rest Cemetery, Two Rivers.
Bernice was born July 7, 1914 in Green Bay, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Beitzel Taddy. She attended Two Rivers Public Schools and was a graduate of Two Rivers Washington High School. She then attended St. Mary's School of Nursing in Green Bay, where she graduated in 1937. On Nov. 26, 1938 she married George J. Wichlacz at St. Mary's Angels Catholic Church, Green Bay. He preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1989.
Bernice was employed as a registered nurse, working for many years at the Two Rivers Community Hospital, and later for Dr. Bowser and Dr. Kuljis. She was a member of the Two Rivers Historical Society, VFW Auxiliary and the Two Rivers Senior Center. She was also a charter member of St. Luke Ladies Society and the nurses Association Alumni of St. Mary's, Green Bay. Bernice also volunteered many hours at St. Vincent de Paul Society. She enjoyed gardening and the time spent with her family, especially her grandkids.
She is survived by two sons, and daughters-in-law: James and Ruth Wichlacz, Patrick and Bonnie Wichlacz, all of Two Rivers: two daughter and sons-in-law: Susan and Ron Kaufmann, Watertown: Ann and Edward Plansky, Two Rivers: six grandchildren: Rob (Ann) Barbler, Katie Brown, Todd (Andrea) Wichlacz, Jorie Wichlacz, Chris (Jackie) Kaufmann and Josh Kaufmann: four great-grandchildren: Madeline and Jack Barbler, Ty Wichlacz and Tristen Kaufmann: one sister Dorothy Reindl, Two Rivers.
She is further survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law which include: Eileen Taddy, Danile Lorrigan and Pearl Buggs, all of Two Rivers: Richard Villers, Green Bay: Karl and Julie Serrahn, Luxemburg: Kathleen Wichlacz, Mishicot: Robert and Dorothy Trost of Michigan: Joseph and Gertie Wichlacz, Eddie and Hattie Kusiak, Angie Lodl and Andrew and Janice Wichlacz, all of Two Rivers.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers: Jerome, Norbert, Aloysius, Archie, Joseph and Leonard Taddy: and four sisters: Lorraine Hoffman, Edna Thiede, Elaine Lorrigan and Grace Villers.
Relatives and friends may call at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday (TONIGHT), and at the church on Wednesday after 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11a.m. There will be a parish wake service held this evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home led by Fr. Bill.
A memorial fund will be established in Bernice's name.
The Manitowoc Herald Times, Sep 10, 2002
George J Wichlacz (1915 - 1989)
Pioneers' Rest Cemetery
Plot: P.R. old cem North Bl 4 Lot 3
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Record added: Jul 17, 2012
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