Stewart Gross(1921 - 2013)

Stewart Gross, 92

Saint Cloud

Nov. 9, 1921 - Dec. 25, 2013

Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids for Stewart Gross, age 92, who passed away Wednesday at his home. Rev. Al Stangl will officiate and burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls in the spring. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Sunday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Stewart Gross was born Nov. 9, 1921 in New England, ND to Ervin & Lulu Byrd (Stiles) Gross. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European and Pacific Theatres during WW II. Stewart married Judi Gentz on May 12, 1984 in Stewartville. He worked in sales for Johnson Truck Body for 30 years, retiring in 1999. Stewart also owned an auto body shop in Rochester. He was a member of St. Cloud East Side VFW Post #4847 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Stewart enjoyed flying, woodworking, photography, reading, fixing things, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Judi of St. Cloud; daughters and son, Cynthia McAlearney of Chillicothe, IL; Jerome Gross (Chee Sin "Leonard" Lua) of Bronxville, NY, JoAnn (Karl) Koch of Sartell, Michelle (Timothy) Dehn of Sartell, Paula Davis of St. Cloud, and Annie (Grant) Bilski of Mounds View; brothers and sisters, Sydney (Joyce) Gross of Prior Lake, Mary Lou Stang of Sartell, Lyle Gross of St. Cloud, Margaret Thomas of St. Cloud, and Kay Schmidt of Sartell; and six grandchildren. Stewart was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; two sisters; and three grandchildren whom he met in Heaven.

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Funeral Home

Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes
324 2nd Avenue South Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 251-1454

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Dec. 27, 2013