URBANKE, Mary Louise (Ferguson) Gross

Date of birth: 15 March 1918 Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 10 May 1973 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

SOURCE: Columbus Republic, 11 May 1973

      Mary Louise Urbanke, 55, of 209 West Thompson Street in Edinburg died
Thursday at Bartholomew County Hospital after a brief illness.
      Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Eskew
funeral home at Edinburg by the Rev. George Eagler.  Burial will be at
Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburg.  Persons may call at the funeral home
anytime until time for service Saturday.
      Mrs. Urbanke was born March 15, 1918, in Johnson County to the late Vollie
and Bonnie Pearl Mathis Ferguson.  She was married to Herman T. Gross, who
died in 1951 and later was married to Alvin Urbanke, who died in 1969.
She was a life long resident of Edinburgh.
      Surviving include three sons, Dale and Charles Gross and Alvin Urbanke,
Jr., all of Edinburg; three daughters, Mrs. Linda Deckard, Sandy and
Carolyn Jean Urbanke, all of Edinburg; five brothers, Roy Ferguson of
Northgate addition, Earl Ferguson of Route 5, Carl Lee Ferguson of
Tennessee, Floyd Ferguson of Edinburg and Edward Ferguson of Dana; five
sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Warfield of Taylorsville, Mrs. Alice May Hill and
Mrs. Edna Sallee, both of Edinburg, Mrs. Ruby Benson of Ohio and Mrs.
Minnie Annison of Gary; and four grandchildren.  She was preceded in death
by a sister, Marguerite, and four brothers, Raymond, Allen Ray, Charles
and Ralph Ferguson.
Submitted by Mark E Wirey