Erna Grosz, 97, of Mitchell, SD, entered her eternal home on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Grundy County Hospital in Grundy Center, IA. A private graveside service will take place in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Erna Maria (Fink) Grosz was born August 10, 1922 on the family farm near Delmont, SD. She was the daughter of John & Hulda (Will) Fink. She was united in marriage to Bernard Grosz, after he returned from the war, at Hope Lutheran in Delmont, SD on November 18, 1945. They made their home in Mitchell where they lived until the last year of her life, when she resided at Care Initiatives Nursing Home in Eldora, IA.
Erna was a homemaker, and later worked at Brady Memorial Care Center for 22 Years as a dietary aide. She was a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Mitchell where she was very involved. She loved music, playing cards with friends, gardening, crocheting, and spending time with family.
Those thankful for sharing her life include her children, Joyce (Ronald) Wieting of Eldora, IA and Allan (Nancy Lorenz) Grosz of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 5 grandsons and 10 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Marlyne Fink of Mitchell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard in 1992; sister, Lenita; and brothers, Alvin, Werner, Paul, and Herbert.