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Monday, June 17th, 2013
Lavern Gross
Lavern W. Gross, 77, Coldwater, died the morning of June 15, 2013, at his home.
He was born March 27, 1936, in St. Anthony, to Gregory and Monica Kaup Gross. On May 17, 1958, he married Anna Bornhorst in Eygpt, and she survives in Coldwater.
He is also survived by four children, Steven (Shirley) Gross and Gary (Kathy) Gross, all of Celina, Joe (Ann) Gross of Beavercreek and Janet (Pat) Giere of Coldwater; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven siblings, Mary Elizabeth "Bette" and Jerry Tonner of Vero Beach, Fla., Patricia and Melvin Schlater of Vandalia, John and Carol Gross of Troy, Michael and Betty Gross of Tipp City, Marlene and David Fink of Colleyville, Texas, Charles "Chuck" and Marian Gross of Charlottesville, Va., and Mark and Deb Gross of Coldwater; four in-laws, Eileen and Lester Poeppelman and Maurice Bornhorst, all of Minster, Jerry and Charlene Bornhorst of Texas and Josephine Bornhorst of St. Henry.   
He was preceded in death by a daughter Katherine; a grandson, Jonathon; a brother, Thomas Gross; and in-laws, Viola Bornhorst, Charlie Bornhorst and Rosemary Bornhorst.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and its Men's Holy Name Society, and he was a former CCD teacher and Eucharistic minister for the church. He also belonged to the Coldwater K of C Council #1991. He was president of the former Alumetal Manufacturing in Celina.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Church, the Rev. Marc Soellner officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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