Nancy Lee Gross


Nancy Lee Gross, 75, of Superior, WI passed away on June 23 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, MN. She was born in Milwaukee, WI on January 14, 1947 to Joseph and Casimera Prebeck, living most of her life in Duluth. She attended Keewatin High School in Nashwauk, MN. Nancy married Kenneth Gross on May 6, 1973. She spent many years as a nursing assistant at Lakeshore Lutheran Home and then enjoyed her time as a greeter at Walmart until her retirement in 2017.

Nancy enjoyed gardening, reading, visiting family in Florida, attending concerts and festivals, birdwatching, and thrifting.

Nancy is survived by her daughters, Carrie LaPine and Patricia Gross, granddaughters, Jill LaPine, Kate LaPine, and Wren LaPine. A brother, Joseph “Peanut” Prebeck and her pet cat, Chobani.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Casimera Prebeck, husband, Kenneth Gross, brothers, Dennis Prebeck, Richard Prebeck and Thomas Prebeck.

A celebration of life is being planned for the Fall.

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