Judith “Judy” Lynn Gross, 71, Rochester, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at Northwoods Village in Kokomo. She was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Kokomo, to Albert and Leara (Wood) Alexander.
She retired from Delco after 32 years of service. She enjoyed gambling, fishing, and traveling and cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Moose, the American Legion, the VFW, and the Eagles, all in Rochester.
She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer (Bob) Lay; three sons, Tim (Starla) Gross, Melvin Gross, and Larry Gross; one stepdaughter, Jana Whitehead; two stepsons, Lane Roark, and Randy Roark; her companion of 44 years, Bill Roark; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Joy Turner, and Janet Hulet; one brother, Steve (Kathy) Alexander; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Dee Alexander; and one stepdaughter, Jamie Gill.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.