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William Richard Benedict
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1910
Butte des Morts
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1980
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA


William R. Benedict, 69, of Oshkosh, died Sunday afternoon in Mercy Medical Center.

He was born July 25, 1910, in Butte des Morts, and was married to Irene Zaumeyer, July 12, 1947, in Oshkosh.

A World War II veteran, Mr. Benedict served in the East Indies, New Guinea, and Luzon. He was employed as a truck driver for Courtney & Plummer Inc., Neenah, for 30 years, then as a security guard for Pinkerton's Inc. until his retirement in 1975.

Surviving are his widow; two stepsons, Thomas Zaumeyer, Orange, Calif., and Rodger Zaumeyer, Nassau, Bahamas; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Carol Reinke, Butte des Morts, Mrs. Jack (Becky) Botton, Suffern, NY, Mrs. David (Mary) Wilson, Milton, and Mrs. Thomas (Jackie) Gallas, Pewaukee; two brothers, Jesse Benedict, Oshkosh, and Ronald Heagle, Butte des Morts; 20 step-grandchildren and five step-greatgrandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mueller Funeral Home, Winneconne, the Rev. Richard Krell officiating. Burial will be in Bell Cemetery, town of Winneconne.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday, and Wednesday until the time of services.
(Oshkosh Daily Northwestern - April 21, 1980, Pg 25)

Birth - Winnebago Co, WI (Vol 17, Pg 479)
Death - Winnebago Co, WI (Vol 143, Pg 72)
Married to Irene C. Olszewski on 7/12/1947 in Winnebago Co, WI (Vol 54, Pg 593)

No Children
Son of Jessie & Esther Edith (Bogk) Benedict, Sr 
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  Irene C. Olszewski Benedict (1904 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
PFC, US Army World War II (WWII Marker)
Bell Cemetery
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Center Section, Row 7
Created by: Janet
Record added: Aug 09, 2001
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