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WILLIAM M (MACK) GROSS

 

Rites Are Set For Tuesday:

1958

 

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon for William M. (Mack) Gross, 58, R.R. 4, Mt. Vernon, farmer and an active member of Olive Chapel Methodist Church, who was found dead in his bed at his

home near The Curtis Orchard at 1:45 am Sunday (16 Feb 1958).

 

Mr. Gross had been ill of a heart condition since 1954 and suffered a severe attack last June. He recently sold his farm and with his wife was planning to reside in Mt. Vernon.

 

Funeral Rites Tuesday: The body is at Welsinger Funeral Home where friends began calling late

Sunday. Rev. Owen L. Endris, pastor of North Mt. Vernon Methodist Parish of which Olive Chapel is a unit, will conduct the funeral service at 2 pm Tuesday in Welsinger Chapel. Burial will be in Beech Grove cemetery in West Lynn township with American Legion conducted graveside military rites.

 

The deceased was a native of Graceland County, KY, a son of William L. Gross and Mary Browning Gross. He had resided in Posey County since 1919. He was a WWI veteran and a member of Owen Dunn post No. 5, American Legion.

 

Surviving Relatives: Surviving are the wife, Opal; a stepson Don Johnston, Gary, IN; a

stepdaughter, Mrs. Frances Hudgens, Vincennes; a stepgranddaughter, Donna E. Johnston; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Key and Mrs. John Chafflin, both of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Ora Dale, Gary, IN; three brothers, Hunter, R.R. 5, Mt. Vernon, George M., Mt. Vernon, and John, Gary, IN, and several nieces and nephews.

 

Feb. 17, 1958.

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Originally submitted by Betty Sellers