Gross, Thomas M.
Passed away on Tuesday morning, October 11, 2011 at St Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw. Age 70 years. He was born on November 23, 1940 to the late Maurice and Mary (Yaklin) Gross. He married Sharon Diem on July 27, 1962, she survives him. Tom was a member of St Michael Catholic Church. He was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed hunting, fishing and card playing. Tom loved animals of all kinds. He especially enjoyed his kids and his grandkids.
Surviving is his wife, Sharon, 6 children, Tom (Vicki) Gross Jr., Becky (Allen) Krupp, Troy (Amy) Gross, Shelly (Steve) Bussell, Stacie (Jim) Wanzy, Eric (Brandi) Gross; 13 grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Ellen (Melvin) Terry, Joyce (Vince) Birchmeier, Ann (Ron) Laux, Jim (Vicki) Gross, Linda (Stan) Kuchar, Karen (Bill) Mahoney; a sister-in-law, Rose; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dick.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:00 am at St Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove. Friends may call at the Whelpley-Martin Funeral Home, New Lothrop on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. and at church after 10:00 am Friday. A scripture service will be held 7:00 pm on Thursday.