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Information for Thelma Folk Gross

22 February, 1907 - 18 March, 1984

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Thelma Gross

    Services for Thelma Gross, 77, of Wilder Route 2, who died Sunday, March 18, at her home, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wilder United Methodist Church.
    The Rev. Sue Nelson Caille will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Wilder Cemetery, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    Mrs. Gross was born Feb. 22, 1907, at Mullen, Neb., where she was reared ad (sic) educated. She taught school prior to her marriage to William "Jack" Gross on Dec. 22, 1927, at Broken Bow, Neb.
    They lived in Nebraska and Colorado until moving to Wilder in 1941 where they had since farmed.  Mr. Gross died in 1983.
    She was a former member of the Fargo Grange and the Wilder Homemakers Club.
    She is survived by three sons, William of Laguna Beach, Calif., Charles of Wilder and Richard Gross of Minden, Nev.; two brothers, Charles Folk of Cody, Neb., and Leonard Folk of Sumter, S.C.; four sisters, Helen Mills of Gresham, Ore., Irene Lake of Hebron, Neb., Mildred Wright of Lincoln, Neb., and Ethel Patterson of Palo Cedro, Calif.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
    Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m.    
    Memorials may be made to the Christian Children's Home in Boise; or to a favorite charity.


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