Hall of Fame

 

 

 

 WISCONSIN STATE USBC BOWLING ASSOCIATION

HALL OF FAME

 

 Congratulations to the 2015 Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Hall of Fame Inductees

 

Hank Posnanski Jr. –  Skilled

Norb Wetzel – Skilled

Gene Schrank – Exemplary Service

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 Hank Posnanski Jr.,  Joyce Schrank,  Norb Wetzel

 

Hank Posnanski Jr., Gene Schrank and Norb Wetzel were inducted into the State Bowling Hall of Fame on Saturday January 10, 2015.  The ceremony took place at the Best Western Premier Bridgewood in Neenah, WI. 200 of the Wisconsin bowling elite, along with many family and friends, were in attendance and were treated to an evening of dining, camaraderie and heart felt acceptance speeches.  It was truly a night to be remembered by all.

 

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Also in attendance

Front Row-Bill Marescalco Jr., Hank Posnanski Jr., Norb Wetzel, Gloria Behr

Row 2- Phil La Porte, Tom Schultz, Ed Kline

Row 3- Jeff Richgels, Gary Daroszewski, Gus Yannaras, John Tyczkowski

Last Row- Marc McDowell, Dale Traber, Lennie Boresch, Don Cook

 

 Hall of Fame Application and Selection Criteria

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Please fill out the application completely. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Use additional pages to list other accomplishments and activities in the bowling arena for consideration. Be sure to list not only titles but also top 5 finishes along with your scores, if available. The deadline for submission is July 1st of the current year.

Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association

Hall of Fame

1991

Alvin Salmon, Green Bay

William “Hans” Gruettner, Milwaukee

Russ Gersonde, Milwaukee

Charlie Daw, Milwaukee

Frank Benkovic, Milwaukee

1992

Russell W. Mott, Green Bay

Walter Rubow, Milwaukee

Enrico “Hank” Marino, Milwaukee

William Marescalco, Sr., Kenosha

Edward P. “Ned” Day, Milwaukee

1993

Anthony “Tony” La Porte, Grafton

Gilbert Zunker, Milwaukee

Dennis Wright, Milwaukee

Conrad “Connie” Schwoegler, Madison

Edward Idzikowski, Milwaukee

1994

Lester Shirey, Fond du Lac

Robert “Ole” Ollerman, Fond du Lac

John Carson, Janesville

1995

James B. Grady, Madison

Arthur F. Boettcher, Baraboo

Raymond Schanen, Milwaukee

Robert Pinkalla, Milwaukee

1996

Milton Unterbink, Racine

1997

Ron Wheeler, Delavan

1998

Leroy Altman, Waukesha

Billy Sixty, Sr., Milwaukee

Wayne Pinkalla, Milwaukee

Stuart Meyer, Milwaukee

1999

Hank Sayrs, Milwaukee

2000

Jerry Koenig, Shawano

Walter R. Punko, Brookfield

2002

Gabe Savaglio, Kenosha

Dick Rice, Platteville

Ted Jaskie, Brown Deer

2003

Bob Larsen, Kenosha

2004

Hal Kaminski, Hubertis

2005

Mark Kuglitsch, East Troy

Edward Kline, New Berlin

2007

John “Red” Smith, Oshkosh

Phil LaPorte, Germantown

2008

Ben Hoefs, West Bend

Don Bartz, Milwaukee

2009

Dick Ritger, Hartford

2010

Rich Wonders, Racine

Don Cook, Waukesha

2011

David Eley, Sr., Monroe

Gus Yannaras, Waukesha

Gary Daroszewski, Milwaukee

2012

Bill Marescalco, Jr., Twin Lakes

Anton “Tony” Piantek, Bonduel

Dale Traber, Cedarburg

2013

Tom Schultz, Watertown

Jeff Richgels, Madison

Marc McDowell, Madison

Lennie Boresch, Jr., Kenosha

2014

Jeff Nimke, Oshkosh

Darold Meisel, Muskego

John Tyczkowski, Green Bay

Gloria Behr, Menomonee Falls

2015

Hank Posnanski Jr., Milwaukee

Norb Wetzel, Fond du Lac

Eugene “Gene” Schrank, Manitowoc