Veteran Dead at 45; Funeral Set
Clayton A. DeVelice, 45. of 212 Amory St., died at 12:30 a.m. today
at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.
He was born Sept. 3, 1924. in the city, a son of A. C. and Helen
Zeleske DeVelice. He married Mae Flint on Aug. 12, 1934.
Mr. DeVelice was a member of St_ Patrick's Church. He was a veteran
of World War Il and served as chaplain of Veterans of Foreign Wars Carl
Grimes Post 10172. He was employed as a splicer with the Wisconsin
Survivors are the widow; three daughters, Mrs. Jerry Dusso of Whitefish
Bay, Mrs. Glenn McNeil of Philadelphia. Miss., and Mrs. Edward Buckley
Jr. of Thiensville; one son, Pfc. Charles C. DeVelice with the Marines
at Camp Pendleton, Calif.; three grandchildren; his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. C. DeVelice of the city; and one sister, Mrs. Wilmer Abitz of
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Uecker-Witt
Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. The Rev. Donald A.
Peters will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral
[Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter, Fond du Lac,
WI, Thursday, June 25, 1970, Page 30]
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Grave marker for Clayton A. DeVelice in
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Fond du Lac (Fond du Lac county),
Clayton enlisted in the Army at
Milwaukee, WI on 17 January 1943.
was transferred from the 11th Reinforcement Depot to Company D, 508th
PIR on 1 March 1945 and was promoted to Pfc on the 20th of March.
On 14 May 1945 he was transferred to Service Company.
Pfc DeVelice was discharged on 19 January 1946.
His military decorations include the Good Conduct
Funeral services for Clayton A. DeVelice, who
died Thursday, were held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Uecker-Witt
Funeral Home, and at 10:00 a.m. from Patrick's Church, the Rev.
Donald A. Peters officiating.
Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers and firing detail were from Ft. Sheridan, Ill., and
included Spec 4 James Glotfelty, Pfc Leo R. Hughes, Pfc Larry
Taylor, Spc 4 Ronald D. Olson, Spec 4 George Miracle, and Spec 5
Richard D. Shields.
Honorary pallbearers were Charles Hory, Charles Larson, John
Peebles Donald Abitz, Sgt Harold Grimes and Carl Kreammer.
Mr. DeValice married the former Mae Flint on Aug 12, 1944.