Ursala V. Grapa, 90, Township of Worcester, died on Monday, May 12, 2014, at Park Manor Nursing Home, Park Falls, under the care of Flambeau Home Health Care and Hospice. She was born on August 22, 1923, in Cook County, Forest Park, Illinois, the daughter of Eugene and Sarah (Sclaro) Reda.She was married to John Paul Grapa on May 29, 1943, in Winter. He preceded her in death on April 26, 1996.
In her free time she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, puzzles, baking bread and cinnamon rolls, gardening, scrap booking, and making quilts.
She was a member of St. Therese of Liseaux Catholic Church, Phillips.
She is survived by 5 children: Ursala Mary (Frank) Rasmussen, West Bend, Wi., Eugene Paul (Terrie) Grapa, Phillips, John David Grapa, Wausau, Benjamin Peter (Connie) Grapa, aand Anthony Jeffrey (Dorie) Grapa, all of Phillips, and by 1 sister Loretta Jean, Reda, Winter.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Paul Grapa, by her brother Frank Reda, and by 1 daughter Judy Wright.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, May 16, 2014, at St. Therese of Liseaux Catholic Church, Phillips, with Fr. Gerald Hagen officiating. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Phillips. Friends may call from 9:30 A.M. on Friday at the church until the time of the service.
The Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, is in charge of the arrangements.