Obit: Gabrys, Katherine (1914 - 2009) 


Contact: Dolores Kenyon



Surnames: Gabrys, Kowalczyk, Zaborowski, Rogers, Casper, Szemraj, Long 


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) June 10, 2009 


Gabrys, Katherine (15 March 1914 - 7 June 2009) 


Kathryn Gabrys of Dyer, Indiana passed away on June 7, 2009. She was born on March 15, 1914, in Sobieski, WI. to the late Bartholomew and Anna (Kowalczyk) Gabrys.  As a child she moved to Lublin where she resided until she moved to Chicago, IL where she was a longtime resident.  Katherine moved to Kirksville, MO in later years and resided there for ten years before moving to Dyer in 2007.  She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. 


Katherine is survived by three siblings: Mary (Leo-deceased) Zaborowski of Gilman, Lottie (Jim-deceased) Rogers of Dyer, IN and Ann (Harold) Casper of Kirksville, MO; a sister-in-law, Josephine Gabrys of Thorp; 26 nieces and nephews, 52 great nieces and nephews, 39 great-great nieces and nephews and one great-great-great nephew.  


She was preceded in death by her parents; six siblings: Lucille Gabrys, Rudolph, WI, Regina (Peter) Szemraj, Edgar, WI, Frank (Jean) Gabrys, McHenry, IL, John (Anna Mae) Gabrys, Manhattan, IL, Alex Gabrys, Thorp, and Stanley (Alice) Gabrys, Greendale, WI. 


A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin.  Father John Long will officiate. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. 


In lieu of flowers, Mass donation directed to the Catholic Churches in Lublin or Gilman, WI, or in Dyer, IN are greatly appreciated. 



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