Twila Marie Grose

Twila Marie Grose, 80, Ness City, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at her home.

She was born Feb. 21, 1940, in La Crosse to Alois J. and Agnes M. (Legleiter) Ruder. She was raised in La Crosse and was a 1958 graduate of La Crosse High School.

She married Vaughn Grose on Feb. 9, 1959, in La Crosse. He preceded her in death May 9, 1982. She was a secretary for the ASCS office, Inland Crude/Texaco and Rush Center CO-OP.

She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and Altar Society and EHU, all of Ness City.

Survivors include a son, Rick Grose and wife, Dawna, Bazine; two daughters, Kim Shaw, Wichita, and Kristi Suppes and husband, David, Great Bend; a brother, Jerry Ruder and wife, Diane, Hays; four grandchildren, Kayla Witthuhn (Dusty), Kyle Grose (Carlie), Lynea Rowe (Marc), and Kory Suppes (Mercedes); six great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Viola Conrad; an infant brother, Joseph Ruder; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law of the Grose family.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Bazine Cemetery.

Friends may sign the book from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Memorials are suggested to Bazine Cemetery Fund, Christ Pilot Me Hill, or Ness County Bank Building, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on August 29, 2020