We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Monday, October 20, 2003 for 90 year old Thomas
Gross of Chester, IL who passed away Thursday, October 16, 2003 at Sparta
Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Born May 30, 1913 in Chester, IL, the son of Nicholas and Margaret (Schoenberger)
Gross. He married Ruth Runge on September 18, 1938 in Chester, IL and she
preceded him in death.
Survivors include four sons, Robert Gross of Houston, TX, Dale Gross of
Waterloo, IL, Kurt Gross of Sparta, IL and Michael Gross of Ellis Grove, IL.
One brother, Lawrence Gross of Chester, IL. Three sisters, Dorothy Ebers of
Cahokia, IL, Angeline Gaertner of Belleville, IL and Ida Lou Gaertner of
Chester, IL. Six grandchildren and seven grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four brothers and one
Friends may call after 5pm Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the Schroeder
McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Thomas Gross will be Monday, October 20, 2003 at
11am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Monsignor Dennis
Schaefer and Deacon Al DuBois officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s
Catholic Church cemetery.
Memorials can be made in the form of Masses or to St. Mary’s Catholic