DIETMAR GROSS "DIET" VALPARAISO, IN Dietmar "Diet" Gross, age 66, of Valparaiso, passed away unexpectedly November 27, 2012 at his home. On June 6, 1946, he was born the son of Werner E. and Irmgard (Hendrich) Gross who precedes him. Dietmar immigrated from Germany to America in 1955, started Gross Building and Remodeling in 1972, Indiana Home Inspections in 1987, was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, a 32nd Degree Mason, an Orak Shriner, and a Boy Scout Leader for Troop #920. On August 28, 1965 in Valparaiso, he married Lee (Trulock) who survives him. Dietmar is also survived by two children: Erich W. Gross of Milwaukee, WI and Kristin (Ryan) Jackson of Greenwood, IN; grandsons: Evan and Davis Jackson; one brother, Will (Arlene) Gross of Valparaiso; sister-in-law, Anne (Lyle) Egolf; numerous nieces and nephews; and Dietmar's beloved dogs: Cricket and Chili Bean. Following cremation, a memorial visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, Dietmar requests memorial donations be made to the Porter County Animal Shelter, 2056 Heavilin Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46385. Moellerfuneralhome.com
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Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times from Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2012