Celestine Bley (1927 -
Esther Florence Hansen (1928 -
William Celestine2 Bley (Aloys Henry1) was born 18 August 1927 at Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, the son of Aloys Henry and Frances Mary (Antoine) Bley. His birth is recorded in Ozaukee County birth records, v 19, no 3. He was baptized __ ___ ____ at St. Mary's Roman Catholic church at 117 East Van Buren Street, Port Washington. His sponsors were Leo Atoine and Rose Hamm. See the baptism records of the church.
He married Esther Florence Hansen 11 May 1957 at St. Mary's Roman Catholic church at Port Washington. Reverend Monsignor Peter Hildebrand presided. Witnesses were C. Frederick Bley and Ruth G. Pierringer. The marriage is recorded in the marriage register of the church. See also Ozaukee County marriage records, v 20, no. 290.
Esther Hansen was born 11 May 1928 at Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Mathias Michael and Martha Anna Margaret (Klein) Hansen. Her birth is recorded in Ozaukee County birth records, v 19, p 320, under the name of Hansen. She was baptized 20 May 1928 at St. Mary's Roman Catholic church at Port Washington. Her sponsors were Harry Klein and Florene Klein Gieryic. See the baptism records of the church.
Esther attended 8 years of St Marys grade school and two years of Port Washington high school until graduation 6 June, 1946. From 1946-1947 she attended the Milwaukee Accredited School of Beauty Culture.
Bill went to Holy Cross Catholic School grades 1-3. He then attended St Marys Port grades 4-8, St Marys High for two years and graduated from Port Washington high school in June 1947.
Bley served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. He served with the 25th Signal Corp. during the Korean War for 21 months.
Since March 21 1977, he has been employed by the City of Port Washington at the Filtration Plant, as No. 1 Operator.
Esther retired 1 June 1990 from Tecumseh Power Products at Grafton, Ozaukee County after 18 years.
The Bleys reside at Port Washington, Wisconsin.
The Bleys had five children: