William J. “Bill” Gruss, 89, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 15th, 2019

grussAmerican_Flag_1_x1000William J. “Bill” Gruss, 89, of Lombard, entered eternal rest at home in the presence of his family on April 14, 2019.  Originally from Cicero, Bill attended St. Frances of Rome School and Morton High School and was a longtime employee of Sargent & Lundy in Chicago.  Devoted husband for 65 years to Dolores Gruss (née Stresen); loving father of Mary Lynn (Douglas) Brown; beloved grandfather of Lisa (Nico) Brown, Aaron (Katie) Brown, Karen, and Kaelen (Mike) LaGrasse; and adoring great-grandfather of Caiden (10), Samuel (7), Annie (6), Luke (5), and Andrew(3); preceded in death by his daughter Kathryn.

Bill had a passion for automobiles and will be remembered as a devoted family man and faithful Catholic.  Visitation will be held at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, IL, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16th.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 17th with 9:45 AM prayers at the funeral home to 10:30 AM Mass at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1025 E. Madison St., Lombard. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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