Bernard John Beitzel

Bernard John Beitzel

Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Death Mar 1959 (aged 84)
Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot 13-4
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Bernard J. Beitzel (above) of 1516-21st St., Two Rivers, a retired veteran Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, employe, and an honorary life member of the Two Rivers Council 1057, Knights of Columbus, died at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday at Two Rivers Municipal Hospital, where he had been a patient since Dec. 15. He was 84.

Mr. Beitzel had been in failing health since he was struck by an automobile on a downtown Two Rivers street eight years ago. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Klein & Stangel Inc, Funeral Home, Two Rivers, and at 10 a.m. with a solemn requiem high Mass at St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers, with the Rev. Herman J. Schmitz the celebrant. Deacon and sub-deacon will be the Revs. Adolph Dolezal and John McLaughlin. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Two Rivers.

Mr. Beitzel was born at Two Rivers, Nov. 13, 1874, son of the late Nicholas and Barbara Gluckstein Beitzel. Attending Two Rivers elementary schools, he began working at Hamilton Mfg. Co. in September of 1891 and had served the company some 56 years, but not continuous. His second period of employment began in 1920 and he had worked for most of the years in the Miscellaneous Printers Dept. He retired eight years ago. Besides his charter membership in the Knights of Columbus Council which honored him several years ago, he was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Luke Parish and the 30-Year Club of the Hamilton firm.

Besides his wife, the former Bertha Weier, whom he married at Two Rivers July 6, 1903, he leaves seven daughters, Mrs. Stanley Whiteman of Kaukauna, Mrs. Louis Melichar of Milwaukee, Mrs. Earl Kuffel of Manitowoc and Mrs. John Hoffman, Mrs. Karl Oestriech and Mrs. Kenneth Lesperance of Two Rivers and Mrs. Russell Shambeau of Rt. 1, Two Rivers; seven sons, Peter J., Frank, Archie, Claude, and Robert of Two Rivers, Harold of Manitowoc and Roland of Milwaukee; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Taddy and Mrs. Eli Gauthier of Two Rivers, __ grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday where the Rosary will be recited at 7:45 p.m. It was announced by Grand Knight Joseph Jiminez that the Knights of Columbus will recite the Rosary at the funeral home at 7:15 p.m.

Manitowoc Herald Times
March 4, 1959; page 17


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