Grace Witt

Grace Piros Witt, 91, of Salina, died on Nov. 6. She was born in Scott City on Nov. 14, 1925, the daughter of Nick and Opal (Gross) Piros. In 1947, she graduated from the University of Kansas with an education degree. She earned her Master’s degree at Fort Hays State University. She taught composition, vocabulary and Shakespeare at FHSU for 31 years. In 1973, she studied Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, and in 1981 she studied at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England. She married Robert Witt in 1946 in Lawrence. Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Breiby and husband, Dave, Salina; two nieces and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Jimmy; and two sisters, Juanita and Maria. A memorial service will be held at a later date as cremation has been chosen. The family suggests donations to the Endowment Fund at FHSU in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St. Salina, Ks. 67401. To send an online condolence visit

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