Manya Wilenczyk Gun

Name at birth
Maria Wilenczyk (Manka-Nickname)
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Wlodemir-Wolinsk, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Shmiel Leib Wilenczyk , Owner of a paint factory and store
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Bina Weikselbaum Wilenczyk
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, Ethel, Chaim, Brucha, Avram, and Manya
How many in entire extended family?
Who survived the Holocaust?
Myself and three cousins who went to Israel
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Linz, Austria (Bindermichl)
When did you come to the United States?
January 26, 1948 on the Marine Flasher from Bremerhaffen, Germany
Where did you settle?
Detroit, Michigan
How is it that you came to Michigan?
Sponsored, by paternal uncles and cousins (Willis Families)
Occupation after the war
Teacher, homemaker
When and where were you married?
January 28, 1946 Linz, Austria
Anszel Gun
Binnie Psychologist (retired), Samuel Attorney, Sherry Educator and School Principal
Davd Fankhauser, Benjamin Fankhauser, Alana Gun, Lauren Gun, Alyssa Miller Stein, Adam Miller, Arielle Miller Gurman and Nine great grandchildren
What do you think helped you to survive?
The Will To Live
Biography given by Binnie Gun, daughter of Manya Wilenczyk Gun
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