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“My Sympathy to the Gevelinger Family. I am Janice Casperson-Beyersdorf. My family lived at the end of Bouten Street when George and Bea lived on...Read More »
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Beatrice Mary (McClone) Gevelinger, age 93, of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017. She was born on August 5, 1923 in Clintonville to the late Michael and Amanda (Brown) McClone. Beatrice was a 1940 graduate of Appleton High School and was employed with Wichmann Furniture Company for six years. Beatrice married George Gevelinger on October 6, 1945, and they recently celebrated seventy-one happy years together. They enjoyed twenty winters in Mesa, Arizona. She was also a member of St John the Baptist Parish in Menasha. She is survived by her loving husband, George; six children, Sally Heredia, Susan Pierzchalski, Nancy (Richard) Marks, George M. Gevelinger, Tom Gevelinger and Lori Gevelinger; seven grandchildren, Jillian (Ryan) McGrath, Emily (Brad) Cunningham, Craig Gevelinger, Dan (Lindsay) Marks, Keely Pierzchalski, Jan (Mike) Dubinsky and Andrea (Mike) Sueker and seven great-grandchildren. Beatrice is further survived by her brother-in-law, Walter Gevelinger; sister-in-law, Dolores Gevelinger; special nephew Dennis (Nancie) Chuchel and many other special nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her step-father, Jacob Becher; brothers, Al (Leona) McClone, Miles (Phyllis) McClone, and Michael McClone Jr.; her sisters, Viola (Matt) Chuchel and Ramona (John) Knaack; her grandson, Kurt Pierzchalski; nephews, Alan McClone, Kim Knaack and Ray Gevelinger Jr. and brother-in-law, Ray Gevelinger. A private funeral service was held at Wichmann-Laemmrich Funeral Home in Menasha. Interment will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove. Online condolences can be made at Beatrice's family would like to thank the staff of Cherry Meadows for the wonderful care given to Beatrice. Bea will be greatly missed by her loving husband, children, family and friends.

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