HELLMICH, Marie 1899-1986
HELLMICH, KOPSA, POHL
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/11/2016 at 17:53:49
Rites Held For Marie Hellmich
Marie T. Hellmich, 86, died Thursday afternoon, January 23, 1986, at the Villa Del Sol Nursing Home in Marshalltown, where she had resided for the past four years.
A public scripture service was held at Johnston Funeral Home, Conrad, at 3 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services were held Monday, January 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grundy Center, with Father Paul J. Grace officiating. Mrs. William Fisher was organist.
Casket bearers were Leo Kopsa, Wayne Kopsa, Harold Skramovsky, Donald Kopsa, John Kopsa, and John Shirk.
Burial was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Grundy Center, IA.
Mrs. Hellmich was born July 18, 1899, in Rokitnitz, Bohemia, daughter of Frank and Amelia Pohl Kopsa. She received her education in Bohemia before coming to the United States when she was 15 years old.
On November 19, 1917, she married Wenzel Hellmich in Grundy Center. They resided in rural Eldora prior to moving to Conrad, where they lived for four years before they resided at Villa Del Sol.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Grundy Center, and its women's group, St. Martha; member of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit #681; and was formerly a member of the Cozy Club of Conrad and the Conrad Senior Citizens.
Survivors include a son, John Hellmich of RR2, Eldora; two daughters, Ann (Mrs. Keith) Shirk, Des Moines, and Helen (Mrs. George) Hemphill, Norwalk, CA; two sisters, Tressa Skramovsky of Marshalltown and Mollie Kalous of Lohrville, IA; two brothers, Karl and Robert Kopsa, both of Conrad; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1981, one sister, and two brothers.
The Johnston Funeral Home of Conrad was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 January 1986, pg 15
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