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Obituary of Mary Catherine Sargent Gruselle - March 29, 1986

Green Bay Press Gazette, March 30 1986.


Death Notices, Mrs. Catherine Gruselle

Mrs. Catherine Gruselle, 81, formerly of 1156 Reber St., Green Bay, died Saturday at a local nursing home of a long illness.

The daughter of the late Harvey and Theresa Sargent was born in Oshkosh April 2, 1904.  She married George Gruselle Sept. 7, 1926, at St. Peter and Paul Church.

Mr. Gruselle preceded her in death Feb. 13, 1982.  Mrs. Gruselle was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Ladies Alter Society and was a volunteer worker at the parish office.

She was a former Girl Scout leader and a member of the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters Court 985.  She devoted her time to the Parkview Manor Nursing Home as a volunteer.  She enjoyed sewing and gardening for many years until the time of her illness.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Laura Gruselle, John (Jack) and Jean Gruselle, and Thomas and Cindee Gruselle, all of Green Bay; one daughter and son-in-law, Joan and James Matzke of Green Bay; 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey and Footie Sargent of Florida; Earl and Pearl Sargent of Illinois, Clarendon (Clud) and Marie Sargent of Green Bay; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Loretta Sargent of Green Bay; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Leland (Lee) Sargent; and one sister, Mary Jane Bucy. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.


Submitted by Pat Matzke