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Milleville, Winifred Louise

Female 1923 - 2005  (81 years)


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  • Name Milleville, Winifred Louise 
    Born 9 Oct 1923  Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Apr 2005  Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried 30 Apr 2005  Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Niagara Rd. (43° 6' 3.74" N, 78°  
    Notes 
    • WHEATFIELD - Winifred Proefrock, a talented Danish needle painter, died Wednesday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Town of Tonawanda, after a brief illness. She was 81. Born Winifred Milleville in Wheatfield, she attended St. James Lutheran School and was a life member of St. James Lutheran Church and its Women of the Church, quilters and choir. She also taught Sunday school for more than 25 years. Mrs. Proefrock was a member of the Bergholz Historical Society. She worked in production at an area factory during World War II. Her husband, Harold A., died in 1990. Survivors include a daughter, Joanne Haniszewski of Pendleton; a brother, Richard Milleville of Bergholz; four sisters, Florence Mielke of Wheatfield, Beatrice Nehrboss of Akron, Janice Kysor of Lewiston and Alice Lange of Wheatfield; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 A.M. Saturday in St. James Church, Niagara Road and Rohr Street, Bergholz. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
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      The Niagara Gazette
      WINIFRED L. PROEFROCK
      Winifred L Proefrock (Milleville), age 81 of Nash Road, Wheatfield, was called unexpectedly to her heavenly home on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 in Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Born in the Town of Wheatfield, NY on October 9, 1923 to the late Hugo and Beata (Mueller) Milleville. She attended St. James Lutheran Parochial School in Bergholz as a child and was an active life long member of St. James Ev. Lutheran Church, where she was a member of The Women of the Church, the quilters, a choir member and taught Sunday School for over 25 years. Winifred was also a member of the Bergholz Historical Society, and was a talented Danish needle painter. Survivors include a daughter, Joanne (husband Norman) Haniszewski of Pendleton; three grandchildren, Mark, Sarah and Laura Haniszewski; six great-grandchildren, Rebecca, David, Renee, Melissa, Elizabeth and Krystan; a brother, Richard Milleville; four sisters, Florence Mielke, Beatrice Nehrboss, Janice Kysor and Alice Lang (sic); and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold A. Proefrock on May 27, 1990; and three brothers, Erwin, Alfred and Donald Milleville. Friends may call at the DuBois Funeral Home, 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.. Services will be conducted by the Rev. David B. Menz on Saturday, April 30th, at 11:00 AM in St. James Ev. Lutheran Church, corner Niagara Road and Rohr Street in Bergholz. An hour of viewing/visitation will take place in the church prior to the start of the service. Interment in St. James Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Ev. Lutheran Church, Niagara Hospice, or memorial of your choice.
    Person ID I2876  haseley
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2022 

    Father Milleville, Hugo Albert Edward,   b. 11 Dec 1892, Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1962, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mueller, Beata Apollonia,   b. 17 Aug 1897, Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1973, Darien Center, Genesee, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 8 May 1921  Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Saint James Lutheran Church 
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Proefrock, Harold Albert,   b. 3 Sep 1920, Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1990, North Tonawanda, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1945  Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Proefrock, Joanne Carol
     2. Proefrock, (infant son),   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1923 - Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Town of Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1945 - Niagara, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 2005 - Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Niagara Rd. (43° 6' 3.74" N, 78° - 30 Apr 2005 - Bergholz, Niagara, New York, United States
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  • Photos
    Ladies Aid Society
    Ladies Aid Society
    St James Ladies Aid Society on the Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Church.
    BR- Ruth Milleville, Hilda Meyer, Edna Zimmerman, Viola Milleville, Lydia Milleville, Leona DeVantier, Irma Blank, Beata Voelker, Helen Loge, Dorothy Wolf, Ida Schmidt
    4R - Lilly DeVantier, Dollie Strasburg, Thekla DeVantier

    Headstones
    Harold Proefrock
    Harold Proefrock

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Niagara Falls Gazette.

    2. [S2] SS Index.

    3. [S1] Buffalo News.

    4. [S226] County Marriages, New York 1908=1935.