Mrs. Rosa Gehrig, 96, of St. Nazianz, died Friday afternoon at Family Heritage Nursing Home, Manitowoc.
Funeral services will be at 9:15 a.m. Monday at Christianson Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. The Rev. Gregory Putzer, S.D.S., will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Gehrig, nee Rosa Heinzen, was born Jan. 28, 1874, in the Town of Eaton, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Beth Heinzen. She was married to Bernard Gehrig April 14, 1894, at St. Nazianz. Her husband preceded her in death April 3, 1943. Mrs. Gehrig was a member of the Christian Mothers Society of St. Gregory Church.
Survivors include four sons, Edmund and Herman of Sheboygan, Joseph of Manitowoc and Hubert of St. Nazianz; eight daughters, Mrs. Frank Fessler of Rt. 1, Manitowoc, Miss Rose Gehrig and Mrs. Antoinette Fessler of Manitowoc, Mrs. Maline Schultz of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. Leo Diehl of Teaneck, N.J., Mrs. Millard Powres and Mrs. Joseph Pribyl of Chicago and Mrs. Elenore Rodwick of Sheboygan; 41 grandchildren and 87 great grandchildren. A son, eight brothers and six sisters preceded her in death.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Sunday where a Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
(No newspaper named, Dec. 4, 1970 handwritten on the obituary)
Gehrig, Rosa nee Heinzen (Jan. 29, 1874-Dec. 4, 1970 [birth date from birth record] –wife of Bernard Gehrig [married April 24, 1894 at St. Gregory] –daughter of Joseph Peter Heinzen and Katherine Beth –born Town of Eaton –died from "cerebro vascular accident –resperitory failure, arterioscerosis") – 4-1-17
Joseph Peter Heinzen (1828 - 1896)
Katharina Beth Heinzen (1832 - 1890)
Bernhard Gehrig (1869 - 1943)
Isabel G Gehrig Fessler (1895 - 1987)*
Edmund Peter Gehrig (1897 - 1986)*
Joseph Gehrig (1898 - 1995)*
Herman Bernard Gehrig (1902 - 1997)*
Antoinette Mary Gehrig Fessler (1905 - 1985)*
Maria Heinzen Hecker (1855 - 1933)*
Peter Heinzen (1857 - 1941)*
Mathew Heinzen (1859 - 1933)*
Elizabeth Heinzen Burkard (1865 - 1920)*
Anton Heinzen (1868 - 1937)*
Jacob Heinzen (1870 - 1940)*
Rosa Heinzen Gehrig (1874 - 1970)
Saint Gregory Cemetery
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: Oct 12, 2012
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