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Friday, October 4th, 2013
Thelma Barber
Thelma J. Gross Barber, 83, St. Henry, died Oct. 3, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born April 18, 1930, in St. Rose, to Julius and Philomena Fiely Griesdorn.
She married William Gross in 1959, and he preceded her in death. She then married Harry Barber, who died in 2002.
Surviving are three sons, Ronald (Bernie) Gross, St. Henry, James (Mary) Gross, Coldwater, and Daniel (Lisa) Gross, St. Rose; three grandchildren, Bill Gross, Mindy (Jeremy) Gentry and Mackenzie Gross; a great-grandchild, Morgan Gentry; a stepgreat-grandchild, Luke Gentry; two brothers, Luke Griesdorn, Osgood, and Mark Griesdorn, Cassella; and in-laws, Marguerite Griesdorn, St. Rose, Mildred Griesdorn, Coldwater, Mary Post, St. Peter, Ruth Johnsman, Celina, Eileen Gross, Arizona, and Beatrice and Louis Borger, St. Marys.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alison Gross; two brothers, Clete Griesdorn and Ralph Griesdorn; and in-laws, Katherine Griesdorn, Margie Griesdorn, Tony Post, Gregory and Monica Gross, Fr. Raphael Gross, Sister Victorine Gross, Leroy Johnsman and Richard Gross.   
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Philothea, and its Ladies Sodality, and the Coldwater V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Philothea. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Philothea.
Calling is 1-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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