obit: Agnes Gerngross Wostarek
Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes Wostarek were held April 18 at 2 p.m. from the Zaskoda Chapel in Industry with continued services at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Churtch in Frelsburg, with Rev. Werner Bockholt officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Rudolph Hoffmann was concelebrant of the mass and Rev. Patrick Palmer of Columbus also officiated.
Mrs. Wostarek, wife of Peter Wostarek of Frelsburg, passed away April 15 in Fayette Memorial Hospital at the age of 71. Born April 11, 1901 at Frelsburg, she was the daughter of Joseph and Agnes Briet Gerngross. She was married to Mr. Wostarek in Frelsburg Nov. 8, 1921.
Survivors include her husband; 4 daughters, Mrs. Simon (Rosie) Wilde of Frelsburg, Mrs. Merle (Isabell) Blanton of Sunny Vale, Calif., Mrs. Harold (Angeline) Munsch of La Grange and Mrs. Clarence (Edith) Evanicky of Wharton; 3 sons, Lawrence of Columbus, Paul of Frelsburg and James Wostarek of La Grange; one brother, Max Gerngross of Frelsburg and 21 grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Joseph Munsch, Edward Wilde, Victor Drymalla, Havel Zaskoda, Clarence Brune, and Leonard Wostarek. Honorary pallbearers were Andrew Wilde, Thomas Wostarek and Lonnie Evanicky.
Colorado County Citizen, April 27, 1972
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis