Hattie F. Gross, 91, formerly of Shantytown, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church with the Rev. Bert Pepowski, O.F.M., officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Shuda Funeral Chapel and from 9 a.m. Saturday at the church until the services. The St. Ladislaus Rosary Society, of which she was a member, will pray the rosary at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.
Mrs. Gross was born Oct. 18, 1908, in the town of Bevent, a daughter of the late Steven and Frances (Richowiak) Witkowski. She attended local schools.
She was married to John J. Gross on Sept. 12, 1927, at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church. He died May 10, 1993.
After their marriage they lived in Wausau, then later farmed in the Shantytown area. She lived there until entering River Pines Center in May 1998.
Survivors include three sons, Raymond, Bevent, Robert (Arleen), Custer, and Roger (Marlene), Shantytown; one daughter, Margaret Kurszewski, Hartford; seven grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-stepgrandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers.