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Patty S. Gross

March 5, 1970 ~ September 4, 2020 (age 50)

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Patty S. Gross, age 50, of Tecumseh passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital. She was born March 5, 1970, in Tecumseh, MI., the daughter of Charles and M. (Sue Schoenlein) Gross, of Tecumseh, MI. Patty a life-long resident of Tecumseh, graduated from Tecumseh High School, then went on to earn her associate degree in human services (childcare development) from Jackson College. She worked for the Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD) serving 17 years in the pre-school department. She was a member of St. James United Church of Christ, Saline, MI, serving 17 years as a Sunday School Teacher. Patty was a passionate University of Michigan sports fan following hockey, softball, football, and basketball. Patty’s biggest love was for her family, knitting, reading, and spending time with her dog Taffy. Patty is survived by her parents Charles (Sue) Gross of Tecumseh; 2 brothers; Kevin (Joyce) Gross of Jackson, Bill (Amber) Gross, of Onsted, nephew; Taylor Gross, of Onsted, and Taffy her dog.  A private family funeral service will be held at the Clinton United Church of Christ, Clinton, MI with Pastor Diane White, officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery in Tecumseh, Michigan.The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 210 West Pottawatamie St. Tecumseh, MI. Due to COVID-19 pandemic and under the governor’s executive order. A limited number of individuals at one time, will be allowed into the funeral home and at the church during visitation. All attendees are required to wear a proper face covering. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Patty’s honor to benefit the Lenawee Humane Society.

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September 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Private Services

Clinton United Church of Christ
300 Tecumseh St.
Clinton, MI 49236

Private Burial

Brookside Cemetery
501 N. Union St.
Tecumseh, MI 49286


Lenawee Humane Society
705 West Beecher Street, Adrian MI 49221
Tel: 1-517-263-3463

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