|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1942|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2007|
Werner M. Gross, 64, of Kenosha passed away Friday,(Feb. 2, 2007) at his home with his family at his side.
Born in Kenosha, Wis., on November 2, 1942, he was the son of Adolph and Dorothy (Uelmen) Gross.
On June 30, 1962, in Elkhorn, Wis., he married Patricia Schnaare.
Before his retirement in April of 2000, he was employed by Daimler/Chrysler, as a skilled tradesman. Werner was employed there for over 32 years.
He was a car and NASCAR enthusiast, a member of Kenosha Car Club, and a former member of the International Aerospace Workers and Machinist Union. When he wasn't at work, he was busy caring for his Grandchildren which he looked forward to everyday. Since his retirement, he has enjoyed going out to breakfast every Thursday morning followed by a roadtrip with his brothers and friends.
He is survived by his wife Patti; three daughters, Elizabeth Gonzalez of Kenosha, Michelle (James) Pflug of Salem, and Jo Ann (Todd) Bucko of Kenosha; three brothers, Milton, Bernard (Sally), Brian (Karen) Gross, all of Kenosha; seven sisters, Dorothy (George) Winkelmann of Kenosha, Adelphia (Robert) Scaman of Bristol, Edna Hucker of Burlington, Noreen (Robert) Horton of Silver Lake, Marilyn (Steve) Butowski of Genoa City, Deborah (Steven) Kannin of Paddock Lake, Theresa Gross of Kenosha; six loving grandchildren, Christine and Jessica Bucko, Maria and Selena Gonzalez, Kyle and Joey Pflug. He is further survived by a sister-in-law, Mary Gross and brother-in-law, Earl Neu.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Leon; and one sister, Arleen Neu.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. at Proko Funeral Home. Mass to be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 10:30 a.m. Internment to follow at Sunset Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Fe. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials to the United Way of Kenosha and Hospice Alliance would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111 - 60th Street
Adolph Gross (1910 - 1973)
Dorothy Amelia Uelmen Gross (1915 - 2002)
Leon Francis Gross (1936 - 2003)*
Werner Mathias Gross (1942 - 2007)
Arleen Marie Gross Neu (1952 - 2005)*
Sunset Ridge Memorial Park
Created by: Judy Uelmen
Record added: Jun 22, 2007
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