Theresa A. Migas, 88, 9366 Nelson St., Amherst Junction, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated by the Rev. John Izral and the Rev. Robert Pedretti at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery in Amherst.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Jungers/Holly Funeral Home in Amherst and from 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church until the services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be set up at a later date.
Mrs. Migas was born Aug. 8, 1912, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late John and Theresa (Zahara) Izral. The family moved to Catawba, Wis., when she was 10 and she returned to Chicago in her late teens.
She was married to Joseph Migas on Aug. 16, 1930, in Chicago. He died April 4, 1996.
They operated a grocery store on the south side of Chicago from 1935 to 1942. In 1942 they moved to Amherst Junction, opening a general store that they operated, with the help of their children, until their retirement in 1974.
She was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher and its Rosary Society when she was younger.
Her health deteriorated after a stroke in 1975 and she moved to River Pine Center in 1989 after breaking her hip, then transferred to Portage County Health Center. She returned home after the death of her husband and cared for by her niece, Cecylia Slusarczyk.
Survivors include five daughters, Therese (Kenneth) Slicker, Stevens Point, Ann (Van) Rudd, Klamath Falls, Ore., Mary Migas, Richmond Heights, Mo., Rosalie (Ray Fonck) Migas, Madison, and Rose Marie (Wade) Mayer, Bartlett, Ill.; four sons, Joseph (Sara), Mill Creek, Wash., John (Judy), Pawleys Island, S.C., Anthony, Vancouver, Wash., and James, Madison; one brother, the Rev. John Izral, Conyer, Ga.; four sisters, Cecilia Schancer and Agnes (Vincent) Adomaitis, Kennan, Margaret (John) Walkowicz, Waupaca, and Sister Catherine Izral, St. Paul, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Buday; and two grandchildren.