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Angeline Ann Innis


STURGEON BAY, Wis. - Angeline Ann Innis, 96, a former longtime Gurney resident, passed away Tuesday, Nov.12, 2013, at Dorchester Golden Living Center in Sturgeon Bay.

The former Angeline Wyszynski was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Hurley, daughter of the late Anton and Josephine (Jaresky) Wyszynski. She lived in Highbridge and moved to Cedar as a young child. Angeline graduated from Saxon High School in 1936 and lived and worked in Ashland before marrying Joseph Innis on Oct. 12, 1940. She and Joseph owned and operated a dairy and produce farm in Cedar for approximately 50 years.

Angeline was a homemaker, an active member of the Gurney Woman's Club and St. Ann's Guild, and for many years worked as a part-time bus driver transporting children from Cedar and Gurney to school in Saxon. She enjoyed cooking, baking, embroidery, crocheting, traveling and spending quality time with family.

Angeline is survived by sons, Earl (Doris), Two Harbors, Minn., and Joseph (Peggy), Sturgeon Bay; daughters, Beverly (Ron) Theriault, Mechanic Falls, Maine, Mary (Bruce) Blandford, Valdez, Alaska, and Margaret VanderMeer, Brussels; a brother, William (Roswita) Wyszynski, Delafield; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her parents were her husband, Joseph, on Sept. 11, 1998; brothers, Anthony (Esther), Marion (Delpha), Joseph (Audrey) and Bernard (Virginia) Wyszynski; sisters, Helen (Mike) Pawlikowski and Mary Jane (Frank) Knittel; an infant grandson; and son-in-law, Eric VanderMeer. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation at 10 a.m., at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Saxon, with the Rev. Ed McKenzie OFM, celebrant.

Rite of Committal and interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Saxon.

A luncheon reception will be held at the Saxon Community Center.

Pallbearers will be Tim, Ken and Joe Innis, Troy and Ron Theriault, and Bruce Blandford. 

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Ann's Service Club, 14322 N. Church Road, Saxon WI 54559; or Dorchester Golden Living Center, 200 N. 7th Ave., Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, in Angeline's memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home Inc., Ironwood, Mich., where online condolences may be expressed at

The family would like to extend their appreciation for all care provided while a resident at Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay.


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