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Sylvia Grosch

d. April 11, 2016

Sylvia Grosch, 77, died on April 11, 2016 at Newton Medical Center.

Sylvia was born on July 25, 1938 to Wesley and Thelma (Weathers) Klauman in Morehead, Kansas.

She married Billy Ward Grosch on September 23, 1960 in Newton, Kansas. They were married fifty five years before her passing.

She was a hard working mother who loved and took care of her grandchildren. When her health was good, she and Billy would go camping and take trips to South Dakota to visit family,

Sylvia is survived by her husband: Billy Ward; children: Daniel J. McDowell and wife Cindy, Dennis McDowell and his wife Gail , Robert D. Grosch and wife, DeeAnn, Darrell Grosch and wife, Robin, and Billie Jo Dore and husband David; brothers: Leslie Klauman and Elton Klauman; sister: Evelyn Horn; and nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father: Wesley Klauman and Thelma Weathers.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, April 18, 2016 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel.

A graveside committal will be held following the service at Restlawn Gardens of Memory.  A public visitation is scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at Petersen Funeral Home. Memorials may be made out to Caring Hands Humane Society of Newton, or Cancer Center of Kansas.

Sylvia had struggled with cancer and emphysema for many years prior to the time of her death. She will be remembered for being a hard working mother and her love and care for her grandchildren.


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