Jane Grosse

CRYSTAL FALLS – Jane A. Grosse, 94, of Crystal Falls, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.

She was born April 22, 1919, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Edmund and Doris (Cummings) Stacy. Jane grew up in Crystal Falls and graduated from Forest Park High School. She married Bill Grosse on Sept. 1, 1941, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. He preceded her in death in 1973.

Jane and Bill resided together in Detroit, St. Louis and Dallas. After Bill passed away, Jane moved back to Crystal Falls to be closer to her family. She was a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Jane was an accomplished watercolor artist and an excellent seamstress.

She is survived by three sons, Bardwell Grosse of Chicago, Tessier “Paul” (Carolyn) Grosse of Crystal Falls, and Noel Grosse of Green Bay, Wis.; three daughters, Kathleen (Glen) CasaGranda of Alaska, Dianne O’Connell of Louisville, Ky. and Stacy Grosse of Columbia, Tenn.; four sisters, Corrine Ross of Caspian, Naomi Phillips of Amasa, Rita Vela of Colorado, and Bernadette Wolffe of Chicago; seven grandchildren, John Grosse, William Grosse, Dion Grosse, Christine Grosse, Liam O’Connell, Jane Hopen, and Chris Dupreyon; and three great-grandchildren, Leo Grosse, George Grosse and Gabriella Pedroli.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jane was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls to honor Jane’s legacy of life.