Gruss, Leonard Jacob

Birth Name Gruss, Leonard Jacob
Gender male
Age at Death 69 years, 6 months, 20 days

Narrative

Leonard Jacob Gruss, son of Henry, was born on July 23, 1910 at Benton Harbor, Michigan. He died on February 12, 1980 at Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was buried on February 15, 1980 in North Shore Memory Garden at Hagar Shore, Michigan. He was a machinist by profession having worked for thirty-seven years (September 22, 1938 to February 28, 1975) at New Products Corporation in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Leonard completed only eight years of schooling and worked as a farmhand prior to starting his career as a machinist.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 23/7/1910 Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America Leonard Jacob Gruss  
Marriage (Groom) 18/6/1938 Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America Leonard Jacob Gruss Bertha Genevieve Butler  
Event Note

The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Michael Gruss and Elizabeth Gruss.

eonard and Genevieve purchased their home at 1119 Broadway in Benton Harbor, Michigan in December of 1945. The property was described as

"Lot Four (4), Block "B" of Potes Addition to the Village, now City, of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan."

Death 12/2/1980 Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America Leonard Jacob Gruss  
Event Note

Name: Leonard J Gruss
Birth Date: 23 Jul 1910
Death Date: 12 Feb 1980
Gender: Male
Residence: Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
Place of Death: Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan

Burial 15/2/1980 Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America Leonard Jacob Gruss  

Families

Family of Gruss, Leonard Jacob and Butler, Bertha Genevieve

Married Wife Butler, Bertha Genevieve ( * 29/7/1919 + 8/9/1985 )
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Gruss, [Living]
Gruss, [Living]
Gruss, Mary Cecelia26/3/193928/2/2003
Gruss, Alma Louise19/8/194525/7/1971