age 70, of Desoto, Missouri, passed away Tuesday August 29, 2017 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, Missouri. Ms. Gross was a CNA. She was born on July 29, 1947 in Granite City, Illinois. She was the daughter of the late Imagene (Lischmann) Sparks and Robert Martin. She was preceded in death by her companion: Robert Lagore.
She is survived by a one sister: Marilyn Lindley. Also survived by a daughter: Diana (Randy) Merseal, and three sons: John (Sarah) Gross, Terry Gross and Rob Gross; three grandchildren: Jaqueline Merseal, Lemmy (Stephanie) Merseal, and Dylan Merseal.
She was preceded in death by two sisters: Lucy Thompson and Sandy Wright.
A memorial service will be held for her at the DeSoto Elks Lodge on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the hall in the lower level.