Obit: Gatz, Marian (1924 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Gatz, Waseca, Susa, Bredlau, Zepaltas, Lawler, Mitchell, Morandie, Houston

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/08/1975

Gatz, Marian (25 January 1924 – 29 April 1975)

Mrs. John Gatz, 51, Greenwood, died April 29 at her home following an illness of several years. Mrs. Gatz, the former Marian Susa, daughter of Paul and Anna (Waseca) Susa, was born January 25, 1924, in Greenwood, where she spent most of her life.

She was married in Chicago February 16, 1946, to John Gatz, who survives. After their marriage they came to Greenwood, where they have farmed ever since.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Alfred (Suzanne) Bredlau of Neillsville, and Miss Cheryl Gatz of Chicago; and by four grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Anna Susa, of Greenwood; and a brother, Howard Susa of Greenwood.

Funeral services were held Friday at 10 a.m. from the Hill Funeral Home, and 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Robert Houston, pastor, officiated. Burial was made in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Pallbearer, all cousins, were: Giles Susa, James Susa, Robert Susa, Gilbert Susa, Albert Susa and Cletus Susa.

The St. Mary’s church choir sang accompanied on the organ by Thomas Zepaltas.

Those who came from a distance were: Miss Cheryl Gatz, John Lawler and Claudia Mitchell of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morandie of Crystal Lake, Il.,; Gilbert Susa of Clintonville; and Albert Susa of Kaukauna. 



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