Gerald John Gross
Oct. 6, 1932 — Sept. 20, 2013
Gerald John Gross (Jerry) was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Nyack, N.Y. to Arthur and Helen Gross. Jerry passed away on Sept. 20, 2013, in Oroville, Calif. He was a precious husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle. His strong faith in God and belief in Jesus as his Saviour determined his life principles and values, which were love, honesty, generosity, helpfulness, faithful work and loyalty to family and friends. He was gifted with an especially warm smile and wonderful sense of humor. Life was a joy to him.
Jerry is survived by Pat, his wife of 25 years; his children, Donald John Gross of Everett, Wash., Sandra Lee Gross of Glendale, Calif., and Julia Alane Griswold of Berrien Springs, Mich.; Pat’s children, Charlin Alane Beglau and Curtis Neal Phillips of Oroville, Calif.; granchildren, Joelle, Nathan and Josiah Griswold of Berrien Springs, Mich.; Ro Tha of Phnom Phen, Cambodia; Lexondra, Brockton and Bryceson Beglau of Paradise, Calif.; Corrine Feuerstein, Keith Walker, and Kevin Phillips of Oroville, Calif.; great-granchildren, Jordyn and Conner Williams and Ben Feuerstein, Cayden, Drake, Ethan, Nolan and Chelsey Walker, and Kinnlee Phillips all of Oroville, Calif. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Wanda Lois Skinner Gross of Walla Walla.
Graveside service will be on Oct. 6, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery, College Place.