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WAGNER - Adam, 81, of Rochester, NY, died 23 May 1952.  Born in Semlak [Szemlak, Semlac], Austria-Hungary, husband of Elisabeth Bartolf Wagner and son of Janós Martin Wagner and Elisabetha Grünwald.  Survived by his four daughters, Maria Keller of Rochester, NY, Elizabeth Helldobler of Henrietta, NY, Magdalena Holczimmer of Rochester, NY and Katharine Keller of Henrietta, NY.  Buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.  Semlak Evangelische FB Seite 253. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 24 May1952 issue. Submitted by Rose Mary K. Hughes.
 
WAGNER - Daniel Wagner, 76, of Schaumburg, IL,died 20 February 1985. Born 26 August 1908 in  Tscherwenka,  Batschka, Yugoslavia. Son of late  Johann & Elisabeth Wagner (nee Siegel), brother of Johann, Georg, Jakob & Elisabeth Wagner. Husband of  late Sophia Hoenig & Anna Schaeffer Schlajo, father of  Richard Wagner, Leonard Wagner & Marlene Wagner and step-father of Margaret & Susan  Schlajo. Submitted by Marlene Wagner.
 
WAGNER – Elisabeth Bartolf (nee Wagner), 73, of Rochester, NY, died 12 May 1950.  Born in Semlak [Szemlak, Semlac], Austria-Hungary, wife of Adam Wagner and daughter of Andreas and Magdolna Maas Bartolf.  Survived by her four daughters, Maria Keller of Rochester, NY, Elizabeth Helldobler of Henrietta, NY, Magdalena Holczimmer of Rochester, NY and Katharine Keller of Henrietta, NY.  Buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.  Semlak Evangelische FB Seite 253. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 13 May 1950 issue. Submitted by Rose Mary K. Hughes. Submitted by Adrianna Beech (granddaughter).

WAGNER - Elizabeth E. (nee Walter) of Doylestown, PA passed away peacefully on March 24, 2020 at the age of 87. Elizabeth was born on March 14, 1933 in Marijanci, Yugoslavia and was the daughter of the late Stefan and Maria (Weissenburger) Walter. Elizabeth was the loving wife of the late Peter M. Wagner. She is survived by her sons Michael (Elizabeth) of Horsham, Thomas (Anita) of Warminster, and her daughter. Elizabeth was the devoted grandmother of Erik (Sarah) Wagner, Stephanie Wagner, Kimberly Jackamonis, Kathryn (Wesley) Potts, Michael Jackamonis, Jennifer Wagner, Elizabeth Wagner, and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Joseph (Linda) Walter, of Warminster. Elizabeth loved the hot weather and spent a lot of time in Ocean City, NJ and frequently visited Disney World in Florida. She was also a proud life-long member of the United German Hungarian Club of Oakford, PA. McGhee Funeral Home, Inc.

WARD – Kathryn M. Hiel (nee Ward), 91, of Trenton, NJ, died 23 October 1998. Born in Trenton, daughter of late Peter & Mary Swatski Ward & wife of late John J. Hiel. Survived by nephews, Robert J. Hiel of Lawrenceville, NJ, Joseph C. Lieberman of Hamilton, NJ & Thomas J. Ward of Waynesboro, PA; nieces, Elizabeth Meyer of Lincroft, NJ, Lois Hunt of Londonderry, VT and Cynthia Peterson, Dee Campbell & Mary Jane Williams, all of Hamilton. Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton. Palanka OSB Family #4536.  The Trenton Sunday Times, 25 October 1998 issue.

WEISS – Josef Weiss, 84, of Trenton, NJ, died 27 October 1991.  Born in Palanka, Yugoslavia. Survived by wife, Margot M. Siegel Weiss; daughter, Gieselgunde “Gail” M. Eiss, of Hamilton, NJ; sisters, Anna Dupp, of Hamilton & Maria Hollendonner, of Hamilton; sister-in-law, Ann Weiss, Hamilton and several nieces & nephews. Buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hamilton. Palanka OSB Family #12922. The Times, 29 October 1991 issue.

WEIST – Barbara Kamrad (nee Wist/Weist), of Trenton, NJ, died 14 November 1962.  [Born in Palanka, Austria-Hungary], widow of Joseph M., Kamrad, Sr.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Anna Tritschler, of Trenton, Mrs. Bertha Grussler, of Trenton & Mrs. Lena Wolf (sic), of Gilford Park; sons, Joseph M. Kamrad, Jr. & John A. Kamrad, both of Trenton; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one nephew. Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #5211. The Trenton Evening Times, 15 November 1962 issue.

WIEDERMAN – Joseph Wiederman, 72, of Youngstown, OH, died 10 Oct 1962. Born 1890 [in Tovarisevo, Austria-Hungary, husband of Elizabeth Gross Wiederman]. Survived my wife. Palanka OSB Family #13132. Ohio Deaths 1958-2002, Ancestry.com.

WIENER, Nikolaus -  Wiener Sr.,  Nikolaus. YARDVILLE, NJ - Nikolaus Wiener Sr., 73, of Yardville passed away Sunday at home. Mr. Wiener was born in Romania, raised in Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1952. He retired as a foreman at Dinger Brothers Iron Works after 44 years. He was a parishioner of St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish. Nick became interested in his favorite sport - soccer - at age 6, and that sport has shaped his life. He formerly played soccer at the Liederkranz and German American teams and had been a coach at G.A.K. for over 40 years. He had coached the youth, juniors' and men's leagues. The G.A.K. teams he coached have won NJ championship cups and state cups many times. He was inducted into the Mercer County Soccer Hall of Fame and the New Jersey State Soccer Hall of Fame. A member of the Arbieter Club, he served on the committee of the Mercer County Junior Soccer League and the NJ German Heritage Festival Committee. A member and past president of the German American Society, Nick served as president during the planning and construction of the present club in Uncle Pete's Road in Yardville. He was the only member ever bestowed the title of honorary president at the German American Club, and May 16, is Nick Wiener Day. The soccer field at the German American Club is named "Nick Wiener Sr. Field" in his honor. He was the son of the late Barbara and Franz Wiener and brother of the late Jakob and Franz Wiener. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Anna Marie Wenzler Wiener; two sons and daughters-in-law, Nikolaus Wiener Jr. and Susan of Yardville, John and Cortlee Wiener of Burlington; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and William DiCicco of Eagle Rock, CA, Ann Marie and Jason Moulds of Hamilton; six grandchildren, Stephanie, Erik and Ava Wiener and Jake, Julian and Jameson Moulds. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Raphael Church, 3500 S. Broad St., Hamilton. Interment will follow in Princeton Memorial Park in Robbinsville. Relatives and friends may call Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Knott's Colonial Funeral Home, 2946 S. Broad St., Hamilton. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society , 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrence NJ 08648. Published in The Times, Trenton, on February 2, 2012.

WILLWOHL – Katherine Eich (nee Willwohl), 25, of Trenton, NJ, died ? February 1919, buried 2 February 1919. [Born in Palanka, Austria-Hungary], wife of Anthony Eich. Survived by husband & children. Flowers by M/M Wentzel Egreschlitz, Anthony Wilhelm & family, M/M Frank Pollom, Ignatz Hermann, her parents, niece , Mary Bernath, Mrs. George Harris and friends from Roebling, NJ. Poll bears were, John Schwab, Frank Eichinger, Robert Harris, L. Weinman, Nicholas Lafors, Anthony Wilhelm, Jacob Kamrad & Ignatz Suweges. Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #13241. The Trenton Evening Times, 2 February 1919 issue.

WILWOL (Willwohl, Wilwohl)  -  John Wilwol, of Trenton, NJ, died 13 August 1967. [Born in Palanka, Austria-Hungary].  Survived by wife, Mary P. Strycharz Wilwol; step-daughters, Mrs. Henry Ferri of Mercerville, NJ & Mrs. George Anderson of Ewing, NJ; brothers, Peter Wilwol of Trenton, Jacob Wilwol of New York & Anthony of Cambridge, NY.  Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #13239. The Evening Times, 15 August 19767 issue.

WILWOL– Katherine Eich (nee Wilwol), 25, of Trenton, NJ, died ? [February] 1919, buried 2 February 1919. [Born in Palanka, Austria-Hungary], wife of Anthony Eich. Survived by husband & children. Flowers by M/M Wentzel Egreschlitz, Anthony Wilhelm & family, M/M Frank Pollom, Ignatz Hermann, her  parents, niece , Mary Bernath, Mrs. George Harris and friends from Roebling, NJ. Poll bears were, John Schwab, Frank Eichinger, Robert Harris, L. Winman, Nicholas Lafors, Anthony Wilhelm, Jacob Kamrad & Ignatz Suweges. Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #13241. The Trenton Evening Times, 2 February 1919 issue.

WILWOL - Mary Harris (nee Wilwol), 81, of Hamilton Township, NJ, died 29 April 1979. Born in Palanka, Yugoslavia. Survived by children; Mrs. Eva H. Russo, of Ewing, NJ, Mrs. Ruth Bianchi, of Hamilton Township and Peter Harris, of Hamilton Township; sister, Mrs. Eva Eggert, of Trenton, NJ; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton.  Palanka OSB#13241. The Trenton Evening Times, 2 May 1979 issue.

WILWOL – Peter Wilwol, Sr., 75, of Bronx, NY, formerly of Trenton, NJ, died 7 October 1941. Born in Palanka, Austria-Hungary, came to Trenton 35 years ago. Survived by wife, Marie Franz Wilwol; sons, Jacob, of the Bronx, , Peter, Jr., John & Anthony Wilwol, all of Trenton; daughter, Mrs. Frank Basler, of Trenton; 17 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, John Wilwol of Trenton and sister, Mrs. Francis Beligan.  Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #13239. The Trenton Evening Times, 8 October 1941 issue.

WITTMANN - Elisabeth Wittmann of Glendale died on April 2, 2005 at the age of 65. A native of Czernowitz, Romania, she was the beloved wife of Henry, devoted mother of Sandra Leicken and Christian Wittmann, dear sister of Gertrude Oest, Christa Kothleitner, Zitta Schramm, Adelbert Eipert and Sylvia Duwe, fond grandmother of Connor Leicken. Religious services were offered at Emmaus Lutheran Church by Reverend John Stoudt, followed by interment in Linden Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under direction of the Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood. The Times Newsweekly. April 14, 2005. Submitted by Noelle Giesse. 
 
WITTMANN - Helen Wittmann of Glendale, a native of Crvenka, Yugoslavia died on August 12, 2003 at the age of 94. she was the widow the the late Philip devoted mother of Henry and the late Edward Wittman dear mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Susan Wittmann also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Interment in Linden Hill Cemetery. Morton Funeral Home Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood.. Times Newsweekly, Ridgewood, NY. August 21, 2003. From Noelle Giesse.

WOLFE -  Anna Mae Kleer (nee Wolfe), 84, of Clearwater, FL, died  19 August 2013. She was born in Johnstown, PA, [daughter of late Joseph A. Wolfe & Magdalena Kamrad, from Palanka, Austria-Hungary] and later lived in Trenton, NJ. Then she moved to Bordentown, NJ, where she was active in three New Jersey German clubs: the Banaters Gesangverein Society of Trenton, the Donauschwaben Club and German American Society both of Yardville. She is predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Martin L. Kleer; and two sisters, Alberta Henderson and Louise Majus. She is survived by her son, Martin J. Kleer & his wife, Marianne; his daughter, Joann Kleer; grandson, Brian Kleer; great-grandson, Justin Turek; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Palanka OSB Family #5211 & 5648. The Tampa Bay Times and the Trenton  Times, 21 August  2013 issues.

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