Gibbons Family Funeral Home, Ltd.
5917 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60634-2618

Phone:(773) 777-3944

Fax:(773) 777-3295


Jean Marie Gross

Visitation: March 12, 2018


Jean Marie Gross nee Hopfensperger passed away on Friday March 9, 2018 after decades of courageously battling cancer. Jean was a fighter, loving wife to Patrick, wonderful mother to Sarah Gross and loved Eric (late), Patrick (Ofelia Sanchez) and Leticia Gross. Jean’s greatest joy was playing dolls with her granddaughter, Isla Gross, and feeding table food to Butterfly. Jean is proceeded in her death by her parents Clayton and Lillian Hopfensperger. Jean was a loving sister to Mary (Herb) Schreiner; Lindell (Tom) Nabbefeld; Mick Hopfensperger; Bill Hopfensperger; Cindy (Tim) Hainer; and David (Laura) Hopfensperger. Jean was a wonderful sister in law to Edward and Cynthia, Frank and Susan, Randal and Patricia Gross; Judith and Richard Kreher, and Karen Anderson. Jean was a beloved Aunt to Lisa (Pat) Murray and Steve Lenz; Tommy, Amy and Joy Nabbefeld; Mike (Amy), Kaley, Alyssa (Christina), Travis, and Kimberlee Hopfensperger; Caity, Cassy, and Carly Hainer; Christopher, Brian, Joseph, Madeline, Anne, Rachel, Martin, and Thomas Gross; Alex and Lauren Kreher; and Andrew Anderson. Godmother to Emma Murray and Daniel Johnson. Jean was a dear and trusted friend to many. Jean was a CPA and graduate of University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. She was the matriarch of her family and passionate about her ministry at St. Robert Bellarmine. Visitation Monday 3-9 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin) and Tuesday 9 AM until time of Mass, 10 AM at St. Robert Bellarmine Church. 4646 N. Austin. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to MNASR, For info 773-777-3944 or

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