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Charles A. Gross

October 29, 1960 — June 3, 2021

A gathering of family and friends of Charles Alan Gross, 60, of Hoyt Lakes, will be 5-7pm Friday, June 11, 2021 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.  A graveside service will be held at 11am Saturday, June 12 in the Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery with a reception following at the Hoyt Lakes VFW Club.

Charles died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora, Minnesota.

He was born October 29, 1960 in Aurora, Minnesota to Glen and Joan (Rahier) Gross.  He was a 1979 graduate of Aurora-Hoyt Lakes High School and later studied Water and Wastewater Management at Vermilion Community College.

On June 25, 1983 he married Holly Lampella in Hoyt Lakes. Charles worked as a plant operator for Western Lake Superior Sanitary District and retired from there in April 2020.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed cross country skiing, baking and cooking.

Survivors include his wife, Holly; children: Amanda and Glen; grandsons: Landon and Caleb; sister, Cathy (Dale) Coan; brother, Tom (Laurie) Gross; niece, Amy and nephews: Joe, Tyler and Zach.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Joan; brother, Mike; nephew, Garrett; step-father, Bernard Sarich.


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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, June 11, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Aurora

402 W 3rd Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705

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