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Antonia Preimesberger Gross
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Birth: May 3, 1863
Death: Oct. 28, 1928

Mrs. Antonia Gross Died Suddenly Sunday Morning at Her Home In Lastrup Village

On Sunday morning the angel of death has taken from this life a very kind and esteemable aged mother in the person of Mrs. Antonia Gross of Lastrup, whose death occured while preparing breakfast at her home in Lastrup village. She arose as usual Sunday morning and after starting to prepare breakfast she was suddenly taken ill by apoplexy which caused her death a few minutes later, at about 7:30 o'clock. She had not complained in the least, of feeling ill at any timer during the past few years.

The news of her death came as a serious shock to all those who have known her. She was a good and kind lady and has gained many friends during her life at Lastrup who very much regret her untimely passing away. During the last several weeks Mrs. Gross received holy communion every day when it was in any way possible to do so, and was undoubtly well prepared when death called her into the eternal life.

Antonia Preimesberger was born at Langwies, Austria, May 5, 1863, and was 65 years of age at her death. At the age of 9 years she came to America when her parents settled in this vicinity, then known as Rich Prairie. She attended school here and in 1883 was married to Stephen Gross after which they made their home on a farm 2 miles southeast of Lastrup until the death of Mr. Gross which occured July 21, 1920. Since then Mrs. Gross has resided in Lastrup village. Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Gross. A daugter died many years ago.

The surviving children are as follows: Mrs. John Paulsen of Pierz, Mrs. Hubert Virnig of Granite town, Mrs. Chas. Brun of Deer River, John and Theo. F. Gross of Lastrup and Frank at home who was caring for his aged mother during the past 8 years. Sisters and a brother of the deceased are, Mrs. Julia Wagner of Lastrup and Mrs. Josephine Schmidtbauer of Buh town and John W. Preimesberger of this village.

The funeral services were held at the St. John's Nepomuk church at Lastrup yesterday morning at 10 o'clock. Rev. Herman Klein preached a funeral sermon at the services held, and a large councourse of sorrowing relatives and friends followed the remains to the cemetery at Lastrup where the interment was made. The members of theSt. Mary's Society of which the deceased was a member, attended the funeral.

Pierz Journal, Volume XX, Number 19,
November 1, 1928, Page 1

Family links: 
  Johann Preimesberger (1819 - 1905)
  Josepha Jaeger Preimesberger (1830 - 1910)
  Stephan Gross (1845 - 1920)
  Josephine Gross Paulsen (1884 - 1951)*
  Anna Gross Wilkes (1885 - 1905)*
  Julia Gross Virnig (1886 - 1972)*
  John J Gross (1890 - 1946)*
  John W Preimesberger (1856 - 1936)*
  Juliana Preimesberger Wagner (1859 - 1938)*
  Antonia Preimesberger Gross (1863 - 1928)
  Josephine Preimesberger Schmidtbauer (1869 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Cemetery
Morrison County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 1, Row 3
Created by: Gary Poser
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29487756
Antonia <i>Preimesberger</i> Gross
Added by: Gary Poser
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