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LaVern George Gross

March 10, 1931 July 2, 2018
LaVern George Gross
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Obituary for LaVern George Gross

Age 87 of Corunna passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at St. Robert’s Catholic Church in Flushing. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Homes New Lothrop Chapel on Friday, July 6 from 4:00 to 8:00pm with a Rosary prayed at 7:00pm.

LaVern was born on March 10, 1931 to Alois and Clara (Gross) Gross in Owosso. He served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. LaVern married Joanne Ach on December 10, 1953; they celebrated 53 years of marriage before she predeceased him in 2006. He then married Janet Annabele on May 16, 2009.

LaVern worked for Michigan Brick as a Kiln Fireman for many years. During his life, he enjoyed camping, farming, and snowmobiling. He was a handyman and was always doing odd jobs around his home. Most of all, LaVern loved being with his family and friends.

LaVern is survived by his second wife, Janet Gross; his children, Ronald (Kimberly) Gross and Theresa Phelps; his grandsons, Jeremy and Evan Phelps, and Kyle, Hannon Gross, and Layne Gross; his step-grandchildren, Melissa, Catie, Toni, and Kelly Rase; his great-grandchildren, Kasen, Izabella, Talon, and Blakeslee Gross, and Keyland Dukaj; and his sister, Marion Birchmeier.

He is predeceased by his first wife, Joanne Gross; his parents; his 2 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

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4:00 PM 7/6/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
New Lothrop Chapel

9405 Butternut Street
New Lothrop, MI 48460

Rosary prayed at 7:00pm

New Lothrop Chapel
9405 Butternut Street New Lothrop 48460 MI
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 7/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Roberts Catholic Church

310 N. Cherry St.
Flushing, MI 48433

St. Roberts Catholic Church
310 N. Cherry St. Flushing 48433 MI
United States

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