In Memory of

Katie J. Gross

October 9, 1927 - May 29, 2011
Katie J. Gross, the daughter of John and Mary Stahl, was born on October 9, 1927 in Tabor, South Dakota. Her childhood years were spent in Tabor, South Dakota where she received her education. On January 25, 1952, Katie was united in marriage to Daniel Gross in Tabor, South Dakota. Nine children were blessed to this union. In the mid 1960's, the family moved to Iowa, making their home in the Cherokee area. Katie spent her years raising her children. She loved cooking, baking, gardening and spending time with her family. On May 29, 2011, Katie completed her journey to heaven at the age of 83, with her eight children and numerous grandchildren by her side at the Le Mars Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; infant son, Larry; her parents, John and Mary Stahl; one sister, six brothers and two infant grandchildren, Tylor and Trevor. Katie is survived by her sister, Ann; eight children; Dori and Paul Rivera of Sioux City, IA, Rosi and Galen Nelson of Phoenix, AZ, Sol and Sam Gross of Whiting, IA, Lori and Tim Reusch of Meriden, IA, Harry and Joyce Gross of Cherokee, IA, Helen and Jeff Dawson of Cherokee, IA, Danny and Jill Gross of Waverly, IA, and Kathy Stahl and Mike Tentinger of Le Mars, IA; 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, June 3, 2011 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Pastor Gregg Johnson
Jason Rivera April Lillefloren Nathan Reush David Reush Lindsey Nelson Alicia Nelson John Nelson Tiffany Johnson Amanda Gross Joshua Edwards Wade Edwards Cindy Gross Kristin Brown Jay Gross HONORARY BEARERS Nathanael Reush, Carson Reush, Jonathan Reush, Alex Lillefloren, Kyra Brown, Wyatt Johnson, Weston Johnson, Whitney Johnson, Clayton Nelson, Emma Nelson, Abbi Nelson, Megan Gross and Gabriel Nelson
Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, with the family present from 5:30 - 7:30 P.M. at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee.
"How Great Thou Art" by Sam Gross "Amazing Grace"
Oak Hill Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa


Monday, June 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you now. So very sorry about your Mom. Craig & Bev Simonsen”
- Bev D Simonsen
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“im so sorry to hear about youre mama. thoughts and prayers are with u at this sad time. ”
- lora mcmurrin jenkins
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Many happy memories of your Mom. She was always busy in her kitchen doing something. We extend to you our sympathy and prayers. Proverbs 31:28 ”
- Carey & Carol Hetrick
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“It was a pleasure caring for Katie. She will be greatly missed by the residents and staff of Good Samaritan Society -Le Mars. We will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
The residents and staff of Good Samaritan Society - Le Mars
- Good Samaritan Society - Le Mars
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Have some past memories and some very special recent ones. The family of Aunt Katie are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time. I can see Uncle Danny welcoming her to heaven with a big smile on his face.”
- Diane
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