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Gross, Lavina Rose (Kaufman) (1921 - 2021)

GROSS, KAUFMAN, ERLBACHER, LAUMANN, FILBEY, LAPKE, SCHNEIDER, LEUSCHEN, FOXHOVEN, MONAHAN, DIXON, WEGNER, NAME OF DECEASED LAVINA ROSE GROSS NEE KAUFMAN

Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 5/8/2021 at 18:47:05

Aged: 99 yrs, 7 mo, 4 days

Residence: Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: Sep. 13, 1921; location not provided

Died: April 17, 2021; Hansen House, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Funeral services: Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, April 21, 2021; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Earling, IA; burial was in
St. Joseph's Cemetery, Earling, IA

Survived by: Children, Joan (spouse, Bill) Erlbacher of Earling, IA, Kathy (spouse, Mike) Laumann of Flower Mound, TX, Duane (spouse, Liz Kearney) Gross of Omaha, NE, Dean Gross of Cedar Rapids, IA, Declan (spouse, Gayla) Gross of Earling, IA, David Gross of Des Moines, IA, and Jeanne (spouse, Tom) Filbey of Papillion, NE; 27 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Ed Lapke of Dunlap, IA; nieces; nephews; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, August and Mary (nee Schneider) Kaufman; husband, Alban; daughter, Mary Ann Lapke; son, Damian Gross; grandson, Chad Erlbacher; son-in-law, Tom Leuschen; brothers, Tony Kaufman, Al Kaufman, Gus Kaufman, and Jerry Kaufman; sisters, Francis Foxhoven, Marie Monahan, Geraldine Dixon, Nottie Gross, and Alice Wegner

Education: Attended St. Boniface School, Westphalia, IA through Grade 8

Religious affiliation: Baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Westphalia, Shelby County, IA; active church member, having served as Eucharist Minister and member of the Altar Society, serving as its president; member, Catholic Daughters of America #266, Earling, IA

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Alban Gross; Oct. 8, 1940; St. Boniface Church, Westphalia, IA

Employment: homemaker

Hobbies/Interests: avid gardener; talented seamstress; fabulous cook and baker; loved playing cardsm, particularly euchre.

Sources: harlanonline.com; kjan.com; pauleyjones.com


 

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