Larry F. "Fred" Gross
LARRY GROSS LIMA — Larry F. "Fred" Gross, 76, of Lima, passed away at 8:42 AM on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 18, 1940 in Lima to John and Clara (Gossard) Gross, who both preceded him in death. On June 24, 1969, he married Mary Lou Chaffins, who preceded him in death on June 25, 2015. Fred was a manager for Rudolph Foods for 40 years and retired in 1998. He liked to hunt and fish. Surviving are his son Terry (Debra) Gross of Harrod; his brothers Charles, Roger, Gary (Bev), Bob (Pat) and Ronnie (Sarah) Gross; his sisters Mary Spees and Vera Plaugher; his grandchildren Jim and Greg Seyer, Jeff Mills, Tasha (Nick) Hurley, Nathan (Angie) Baxter, Johathan Gross, Terry (Diana) Gross; his great-grandchildren Dalan and Darren Seyer, Briona, Kadyn, Amelia and Sophia Hurley, Payton and Noah Gross, Rose and Guy Baxter. He was preceded in death by his sisters Cretora Waltermier and Dora Shaw. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Salem Mennonite Cemetery, 4275 W. State Road, Elida. Rev. Terry Brock will officiate the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com .
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