Martha E. Gonsorowski, 87

 Martha E. Gonsorowski, 87 of Grand Forks, ND passed away on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Martha Elizabeth Knapper was born on July 8, 1922 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of George and Annie (Miller) Knapper.  Martha grew up in East Grand Forks, MN where she attended school graduating from Sacred Heart Catholic School.  She attended Beauty School in Grand Forks, ND and worked as a Beautician for a number of years.  On January 22, 1945 she was united in marriage to Florian Gonsorowski in East Grand Forks, MN.  Following their marriage they lived in St. Paul, MN for awhile.  In 1953 they moved back to the Grand Forks area where she was Secretary/Bookkeeper for Florian’s Sewer Service, now known as Florian and Sons Excavating.   Martha worked at the Eagles Club #350 of East Grand Forks, MN for over 50 years and also at the Home Place Thrift Store of Grand Forks part time.
 Martha was a member of the Catholic Daughters and held many offices in the Eagles Club, VFW and American Legion Club Auxiliaries.
Martha is survived by sons, Glen Gonsorowski of East Grand Forks, MN, Dale (Duanna) Gonsorowski of Grand Forks, ND, Allen (Amparo) Gonsorowski of Round Rock, TX and daughter Marlene (John) Flenner of Breckenridge, MN along with 5 grandchildren.
Preceding Martha in death is her parents, husband, Florian on June 19, 1993 and one brother, Joe Knapper.
 Funeral Service:  10:30 AM on Monday, May 3, 2010 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 200 3rd St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN
Visitation:  4:00 to 6:00 with a 6:00 PM Prayer Service on Sunday May 2, 2010 in Stennes Funeral Home of East Grand Forks, MN
Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN
Online Guestbook:   www.stennesfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks

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