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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, July 1943.

Mary (Kleist) Grande

Mrs. Mary Grande
Passes Away Here
Monday Morning

Mrs. Mary Grande, widow of Robert Grande, 1925 N. Fifteenth street, passed away at St. Nicholas hospital at 8:55 o'clock Monday morning after an illness of several days.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1877, in Sheboygan, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Kleist. Deceased attended Holy Name school. On June 29, 1895, she was married to Robert Grande and they had lived here since.

Mr. Grande preceded her in death three and one-half years ago.

Survivors are five children: Mrs. Walter (Frieda) Wagner, Arvin, Mrs. Roman (Agnes) Federer, Mrs. Herman (Meta) Krueger, Mrs. Walter (Helen) Bowen, all of Sheboygan, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters, Herman and Eddie of Sheboygan, Jacob of Grafton, Mrs. Annie Kubel, Mrs. Edna Herman and Mrs. Hulda [sic: should be Hilda] Eisold, all of Sheboygan.

Mrs. Grande was a home-loving wife and a devoted mother.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the Robert H. Kroos Funeral home by the Rev. Edward Ziegler of Holy Name church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home beginning tonight.

Many Attend Funeral Services
For The Late Mrs. Mary Grande

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Grande, widow of the late Robert Grande, who died on Monday evening at St. Nicholas hospital, were conducted on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the Robert H. Kroos Funeral home. The Rev. Edward Ziegler of Holy Name church officiated and burial was in Calvary cemetery.

Miss Hattie Rodewald played several selections on the organ during the service. The many floral offerings and spiritual bouquets and the friends and relatives who called at the funeral home and attended the services, attested the high esteem in which deceased was held.

The Women's Catholic Order of Foresters, under the direction of the Rev. Hilarion Mikalofsky, held a vigil on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Among the floral pieces were those from the Sheboygan Leather company, Afternoon Card club and employees of the Sheboygan Leather company.

The pallbearers were Mike Wagner, Joseph Wagner, Joseph Kalchthaler, Robert Neubauer, John Degenhardt and Albert Schuette.

Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pletsch, Miss Pauline Schreiber, Mrs. William Diedrich, Mrs. Alma Kocher, Mrs. Lydia Krueger, Mrs. Caroline Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gressing, Miss Harriet Gressing, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kleist, Mr. and Mrs. Schroeder, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kleist of Grafton and Mr. and Mrs. George Seifert, School Hill.

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