Gertrude A. Koshollek, 85, formerly of 1901 Minnesota Ave., died Monday morning, Nov. 15, 1999, at Portage County Health Care Center.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Kozlowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel. The general rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Miss Koshollek was born July 14, 1914, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Aloysius and Mary (Hawkins) Koshollek. She grew up in Stevens Point.
She attended Emerson High School and received a bachelor’s degree majoring English and history from Central State Teachers College in Stevens Point in 1937. She earned a master’s degree in history from Marquette University in 1953 and received a minor in library science from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1961.
She taught social studies at P. J. Jacobs High School from 1946-48, at Shorewood High School in 1949, St. Stephen Elementary School from 1950-57 and Marathon High School in Marathon City from 1957-62. She was an instructor and librarian at Dodge County Teachers College, Mayville, from 1962-72.
She was a staff librarian at the Charles M. White Public Library in Stevens Point from 1973 until her retirement on July 15, 1984.
She lived at her former residence her entire life until she entered the Portage County Health Care Center in 1995.
Survivors include one sister, Mary Janis, Stevens Point; nieces, including Joan Frazer, Plover; and nephews, including Richard Janis, Stevens Point.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.