Obit: Gregorich, Helen Caroline (1919 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Gregorich, Kotcon, Boh, Farenzeno, Copack, Roberts, Kezel, Mertens

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 12/24/1970

Gregorich, Helen Caroline (13 December 1919 - 16 December 1970)

Mrs. Edward Gregorich, 51, died last week Wednesday at a Berwyn, Ill., hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Saturday from the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood at 10:30 a.m. and from the Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Michael Mertens officiating. Burial was made in the parish cemetery. A rosary service was held Friday night at the funeral home.

Pallbearers were Matt Gregorich, Joseph Gregorich, Leo Gregorich, Felix Kotcon, Joseph Boh and Franklin Boh.

Mrs. Gregorich, the former Helen Caroline Kotcon, daughter of Mike and Mary Kotcon, was born at Willard on December 13, 1919. She attended the North Mound School. She was employed in Chicago, Ill., and was married there to Edward Gregorich on June 1, 1956. They lived in Chicago for eight years and then moved to Lyons, Ill.

She is survived by her husband, a daughter, Linda; three sisters, Mrs. Joe (Bernice) Boh of Neillsville, Mrs. Mary Farenzeno of Highland park, Ill., and Mrs. Anton (Frances) Copack of Chicago; and a brother, Felix Kotcon of Neillsville.

She was a member of the Holy Rosary Society in Berwyn and the Mary of Perpetual Help society in Willard.

Relatives and friends from away who attended included: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gregorich, Zwingli, Ia.; Mrs. Mary Farenzeno, Highland Park, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Copack, Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Boh and family and Mr. and Mrs. Felix Kotcon and family, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Roberts, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and Mrs. Mayme Kezel, Lyons, Ill. There were other relatives and friends from Iowa, Chicago, Eau Claire, Thorp, Greenwood, Neillsville, Spencer and Willard.

 

 


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