Patricia Ann Gross, 71

Patricia “Pat” Ann Gross (nee Buettner) was born into eternal life Nov. 13, 2015, at the age of 71.

She is the proud mother of Christine (Michael) Paulton and Russell (Barbara) Gross; special grandmother to Crystal (Hawley) Smith, Patrick and Amanda (Logan); beloved great-grandmother of Vanessa, Christian, Katrina, Kira, Jordan, Isabella, Ava and Lillian; loving sister of Janice (Russell) Meech, Ken (Lori) Buettner, Yvonne (Merwin) Sussman, Nancy (Greg) Pohl, Raymond Buettner and Fred (Sandie) Buettner; and also loved by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Pat was born in Milwaukee and raised in West Bend. She spent many years delivering papers for the Journal, Sentinel and West Bend News. In her later years, she enjoyed raising her Pomeranian dogs. Her goal in life was to put a smile on people’s faces, which is what she has done.

Her memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, with visitation from 3 p.m. until the start of the service, at Peace United Church of Christ in Kewaskum (343 First St., Kewaskum, WI 53040).