Frances Anne Gross


Frances Anne Gross, 93, of Lakeview, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 24, 2014, at her home.

She was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 17, 1920, to the late John F. and Stella Thompson Brubaker.

On Dec. 18, 1941, she married Allen J. “A.J.” Gross in Montra and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2003. She was also preceded in death by one son, Samuel J. Gross and a brother Joe Brubaker.

She is survived by a son, Fred (Beverly) Gross of Lakeview; two grandchildren, Bradley (Kelly) Gross of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Robert (Erin) Gross of DeGraff; and a brother, Jack Brubaker of Springfield.

Frances was a 1939 graduate of Stokes Local Schools. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Clay Township, Auglaize County.

Pastors Shannon Vogelezang and Ed Shady conduct a funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. Monday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made in her name to Wilson Hospice, 1083 Fairington Dr., Sidney, OH 45365

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