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Michael Gross


1929 - 2018 Notice Condolences
Michael Gross Notice
Gross, Michael Passed into eternal rest on September 10, 2018. Mike, the youngest of 10 children, was born July 18, 1929 in Milwaukee to the late John Gross Sr. and Anna Hupp Gross. He enlisted in the Navy at age 17 and served from 1946-1950. In 1952 he was recalled for another 13 months. On May 10, 1952 he and Helen Rosenberger were married. He was a devoted husband for 63 years until Helen's passing on October 11, 2015. Mike served the community of Shorewood as a police officer for 30 years, retiring in 1984 as a lieutenant. Mike is survived by his devoted children Michael (Nancy Rollag), Kathleen (Jeff) Langan, Kevin, and Timothy (Linda). Loving grandfather of David Schuster (Philip Smith), Natalie (Brandon) VandeHei, Jon Schuster, Kaleena (Brandon) Scarbro, Steve, Nicole, and Andy Gross. Great-grandfather of Grant VandeHei. Also survived by brother-in-law John Rosenberger (Stan Allsup), special niece Judy (Don) Berlinger who was like a sister to him, as well as many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, September 15 at St. Mary Catholic Church, N89 W16297 Cleveland Ave., Menomonee Falls, WI. The family will receive guests at the church from 10 AM until the time of Mass. Internment at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove on Monday, September 17 at 10 AM. We would like to thank the staff of the Vitas Inpatient Hospice Unit at The Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa for their compassionate care of Dad during his final days. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to in Michael's name. Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Services of Menomonee Falls is assisting the family.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sept. 13, 2018
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