Obit: Gregorich, Charlotte K. (1914 - 2008)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Gregorich, Klapatauskas, , Kurtz, Fischer, Wind, Debevec, Fagan, Briceland, Dulinsky, Podobnik, Vallone

----Source: Loyal TRG 18 June 2008

Gregorich, Charlotte K. (13 JUN 1914 - 16 JUN 2008)

Katie Gregorich, 94, Greenwood, died on Monday, June 16, 2008, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, June 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Greenwood. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Charlotte Katherine Klapatauskas was born on June 13, 1914, in Chicago, Ill., to Michael and Katherine Klapatauskas. Shortly after her birth, her family moved to the town of Mead, south of Thorp. She married Michael "Matt" Gregorich on June 12, 1934, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, Thorp. They farmed for many years north of Greenwood. She resided in the Greenwood area until entering the Clark County Health Care Center in May 2006. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards and bingo, cooking fried chicken and baking pies.

She will be dearly missed by her children, John )Marilyn) Gregorich, Waunakee, Francis "Ed" (Colleen) Gregorich, Stoughton, Kathy (Gary) Kurtz, Hales Corners, and Jim (Mary Jo) Gregorich, Greenwood; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Fischer, Chicago, Josie Wind, Chicago, and Aggie Debevec, Greenwood; and two brothers, Julius Klapatauskas, Thorp. And Michael (Lorraine) Klapatauskas, Marshfield.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Matt; two daughters, Christine Fagan and Mary Jane Briceland; one grandson, Robert Varney; four sisters, Annie Klapatauskas, Estelle Dulinsky, Martha Podobnik, and Frances Vallone; and one brother, Charles Klapatauskas.

The family requests that memorials be designated to the St. Mary’s Memorial Fund.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.



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