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Marjorie Gross Aug. 25, 1918 - June 13, 2017


June 20, 2017

Marjorie Gross

Aug. 25, 1918 - June 13, 2017

Marjorie Gross, 98, a former Sweet Home resident, died June 13, 2017 at Timberwood Court Memory Care facility in Albany.

She was born Aug. 25, 1918 in LaCenter, Wash. to Arthur Herman and Olive (Mallay) Bridge.

She was raised on the family farm with her sister Estella, and brother Wayne. She was active in sports and lettered in softball. She graduated from Battleground High School.

She married her high school sweetheart, Donald Gross, in 1938. They were married 77 years, until his death in 2015.

Mrs. Gross is survived by her children, Gail and son-in-law Gene Gregory of Sweet Home, Genevieve and son-in-law Nick Wright of Portland, Glenn and daughter-in-law Susan Gross of Shingle Springs, Calif.; brother Wayne Bridge of Brinnon, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A joint interment of Mr. and Mrs. Gross is planned at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland at a later date.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.


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