Laura V. Gross (nee Weasler)


Laura V. Gross (nee Weasler), 95, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Samaritan Nursing Home.

Laura was born on May 9, 1914, in the town of Oseola, to Joseph and Polly (nee Warden) Weasler.

Laura married Ludwig Gross on Feb. 25, 1933, at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael. Laura worked at the West Bend Co. for 29 years and was a member of the 25 Year Club. She liked to do crafts, fish and especially spend time with her family.

Laura is survived by her daughter, Loretta (Robert) Kirmse; grandchildren, Steve (Nancy) Gross, Christine Gross and Amie (Ray) Wolf; great-grandchildren, Brad and Bryan Wolf, Kimberly Gross, JoAnn and Laura Gross; and great-great-grandchild James Gross. She is further survived by her sisters, Mary Gross and Lillian Kritz; brothers, Dean (Marge) Weasler and Edwin Weasler; other relatives and friends.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ludwig; son, Lawrence; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Gross; and nine sisters and brothers.

A funeral service for Laura will be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 26, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel in West Bend with the Rev. Janice Best officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon. Interment will be in Washington County Memorial Park Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.