Gertrude Rziha, 92

Gertrude J. Rziha, 92, of Great Bend, homemaker, died Jan. 21 at Alterra Sterling House in Great Bend.

The funeral was Jan. 25 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Great Bend. She was buried at the Holy Family Cemetery in Odin.

She was born Feb. 28, 1915, to Emil and Josephine Zorn Schneweis in Odin. On Aug. 23, 1938, she was married to Frank H. Rziha, who predeceased her.

She is survived by five sons, Leonard and Joan Rziha of Hoisington, Jim and Jolene Rziha and Robert and Nancy Rziha, all of Great Bend, Gerald and Jeanne Rziha of Tampa, and Larry Rziha of Ponca City, Okla.; three daughters, Bernice and Marvin Kaiser of Hays, Mary Anne and Ron Hammerschmidt of Topeka, and Cecilia and Gary Schreiber of Osborne; a brother, Edwin and Lucille Schneweis of Great Bend; a sister, Leona Jenisch of Odin; 27 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Memorial funds have been established with Holy Family Cemetery Fund and Holy Family School Endowment Fund in care of Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend, KS 67530.

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