Laura M. (Gross) Shane

Born: Sun., Jun. 26, 1960
Died: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 04, 2019
Location: Hasler-Stout Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Fri., Jan. 04, 2019
Location: Hasler-Stout Funeral Home

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Laura M. (Gross) Shane, 58, Greentown, passed away at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo, at 5:17 pm, Wednesday, December 26, 2018.  She was born June 26, 1960, to Donald and Jane (Zinder) Gross, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  On November 14, 1995, she married Earl Shane in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and he survives.

Laura graduated from Western High School.  She worked as a clerk at Smart Mart in Greentown and was a waitress at Barton’s restaurant for several years.  Laura also served as an EMT for the Greentown ambulance service for seven years.  She enjoyed helping people and going to the casino in Anderson.

In addition to her husband, Laura is survived by her parents, Donald and Jane Gross; children, Aaron Barnard, Adam (Amy) Barnard, and Amanda Barnard; siblings, Daniel (Nancy) Gross, Paul Gross, Leslie (Douglas) Elza, Timothy (Paula) Gross, Cheryl (James) DeCaro, Phillip (Lesa) Gross, Andrea (John) McKay, Bridgette (Gregory) Henner, and Benjamin Gross; step-children, Charles “Chuck” Shane, Douglas (Sharon) Shane, Terri (Scott) Mundell, and Aaron (Staci) Shane; three grandchildren, twelve step-grandchildren, and twelve step-great-grandchildren.

Laura was preceded in death by a step-grandson.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, January 4, 2019, at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 East Main Street, Greentown, with Pastor David Stout officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date in Grant Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion.  Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.  Due to Earl’s allergies, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the National MS Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.  Messages of condolence may be left online at

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Paul & Janet Sladinski
   Posted Sun December 30, 2018
Sorry for your loss. What more can Janet & I say?

Jeff and Julie Stricker
   Posted Sun December 30, 2018
We are so very sorry for your loss. May God bless you always. Jeff & Julie

Sarah Arzate
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the God of all comfort, provide your family comfort in your time of grief.-2 Corinthians 1:3

Maria Deal
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Please give my condolences to the entire Gross family.

Ron Tomlinson
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
Earl, It has been many years since we were neighbors and worked together, however I have always remembered your kindness and friendship.I am sorry for your loss and hope that you find some comfort in knowing that we care and send you our prayers and thoughts.

Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. 3rd Shift Patrol Family
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
Thoughts and prayers with you and your family from 3rd shift patrol. KSD