Cover photo for Ronald Gross's Obituary
Ronald Gross Profile Photo

Ronald Gross

June 29, 1942 — April 10, 2023

St. Marys

Ronald Gross

Ronald S. Gross, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully at his home in St. Marys, Kansas, on April 10, 2023, at the age of 80. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 53 years, Jane, who remained by his side until the end.

Ronald was born on June 29, 1942, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joseph and Lorraine Gross. He spent his childhood in East Allis and graduated from Pius XI High School in 1961. After completing his education, Ronald enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in South Korea and Germany, where he served his country with pride.

In 1970, Ronald married the love of his life, Jane Futterlieb. Together, they enjoyed a happy and adventurous life, traveling across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Ronald worked as a truck driver for most of his life, primarily for Union Carbide and the Praxair.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Lorraine, and his two sons, Joseph and Christopher. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jane; his daughter, Marion (Charles) LeSage; daughters-in-law, Jeanette Gross and Katrina Gross; five grandsons and five granddaughters. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Requiem Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 14th at Assumption Chapel followed by the burial in Our Lady of Peace cemetery.  A rosary will be prayed beginning at 5:20 p.m. on Thursday, April 13th at Assumption Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculata Church Building fund in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To leave online condolences, please visit www.piperfuneralhome.com.

Ronald will always be remembered for his unwavering love and dedication to his family, his patriotic service to his country, and his lifelong passion for travel. May he rest in eternal peace.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald Gross, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Rosary

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Starts at 5:15 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Requiem Mass

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 12:15 pm (Central time)

Our Lady Of Peace Cemetery

Mt Calvary Rd, Saint Marys, KS 66536

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1084

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree