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Goodland, Kansas resident and former St. Francis, Kansas resident Norma Jean Gross, 86, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019.
Norma was born on August 11, 1932 in Denver, Colorado to Alexander and Nina (Schlatter) Miller. She was one of two children.
Norma attended school in Denver and graduated from Denver South High School in 1950. She then went on and attended school for two years at Denver University where she met her husband Robert H. Gross. Norma and Robert were married on November 2, 1952 at a Methodist Church in Denver. To this union, three children, Sally, Doug and Kevin were born.
Norma spent her life as a homemaker and helping to raise their children. She was a member of PEO, and she was an avid needle pointer and made Christmas stockings for each of her family members. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in St. Francis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Sally Priest, a granddaughter Erin Marie Priest and her brother Donald E. Miller.
She is survived by her husband Robert of 66 years, two sons; Doug (Denise White) Gross and Kevin (Michelle) Gross all of Ft. Lupton, CO, a son-in-law Barry Priest of Conifer, CO; four grandchildren, Stacy Kaup, Sean Gross, Meghan Kinen and Ashley Bueker; and eight great grandchildren, Brody, Angel, Brayden, Blane, Casen, Cooper, Reece and Finnian.
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and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735