- Walter BANNACH Obit compiled from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Wed Jan 2, 1946, Thursday Jan 3, 1946 and Tues Jan 8, 1946
Walter BANNACH, 1899-1946
Walter BANNACH, age 46, 331 Fifth Avenue, died Tuesday at the veterans hospital at Wood, which he entered on October 5. He had been seriously ill the past two months.
Mr BANNACH was born Feb 8, 1899, in the Town of Plover, a son of Mr and Mrs Felix BANNACH. He grew up in the Plover area and later worked at Waukegan, IL, and Kenosha. He was married to Miss Anna BUZA of Stevens Point on Sept 3, 1928, at Waukegan. After their marriage the couple moved to Stevens Point where Mr BANNACH worked for the Wisconsin River Paper and Pulp Company until his illness.
Funeral services will be held Monday at St Peter's Catholic church.
Military rites will be conducted by Romulus Berens Post No. 6, American Legion, of which he was a member. Mr. BANNACH entered military service on July 21, 1917, in Stevens Point, as a member of Troop I, First Wisconsin Cavalry, and was later a member of Battery E, 120th Field Artillery. He was discharged on May 21, 1919, after serving overseas from January 1918 to the time of discharge.
Survivors include his wife, his mother, of Waukegan, two children at home, Marcella and Clarion, six sisters, Mrs Leo PULCHIN of Green Bay, Mrs Ann SULLIVAN and Mrs Frances MALLAHAN of Waukegan, Mrs Esther MAKULA and Mrs Eleanor MAGNAN in CA, and Mrs Helen KINGSLAND of Chicago, and five brothers, John, Ben and Theodore BANNACH of Stevens Point, Ray of Waukegan and Julius of Menasha.
Pallbearers were his brothers, Theo, John, Ben and Julius BANNACH, and John MILCHAREK and Louis ZBLEWSKI.
Those who attended the funeral from a distance away included his mother, Mrs Felix BANNACH, Mrs Ann SULLIVAN and Ray BANNACH, all of Waukegan IL, Mrs William KINSLAND of Chicago, Mr and Mrs Leo PULCHIN of Green Bay, Mr and Mrs Paul BANNACH of Mosinee, Mrs Esther MAKULA and Mrs Eleanor MAGNAN of CA, and Sgt Dolores BANNACH of Camp Edwards, MA.
Prais Funeral Home assisted the family.
NOTE: This is not a complete obit, and due to copyright restrictions, was compiled from obits printed in the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Wed Jan 2, 1946, Thursday Jan 3, 1946 and Tues Jan 8, 1946. Copies of obits may be obtained from: http://library.uwsp.edu/Obits/
See also: http://www.rootsweb.com/~wiportag/military/TroopI.htm
Joan M BENNER, Golden Rule Genealogy
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