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Ruth Gross

RuthGross, 76, New Haven, Ind., formerly of Rome City, died Monday, December 8, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

    She was born in Hoagland to William and Emma Benziner.

    She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Wolcottville.

    Surviving are two children, Karen (Gary) Best and Larry Gross, both of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; five grandchildren, Sarah (Tony) Puckett, Indianapolis, Ind., Justin Gross, Jacob Best, Joseph (Caitlyn) Best and Christine Best, all of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; four great-grandchildren; one stepgreat-grandson; and four siblings, Gert Savage, Mildred Nagle, and Marilyn (Delmar) Felger all of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Doris Holmes, Hoagland.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard Gross, four brothers and two sisters.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. Thursday, December 11, and 10-11 a.m. Friday, December 12, at E. Harper and Son Funeral Home in New Haven, Ind.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 12, at E. Harper and Son Funeral Home in New Haven, Ind., with Pastor James Tews officiating.

    Memorials may be directed to Messiah Lutheran Church in Wolcottville.

    E. Harper and Son Funeral Home in New Haven, Ind., is in charge of arrangements.