Madison
9° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Philip J. Grosse

Published On: Oct 27 2013 12:48:23 AM CDT
MADISON -

Philip J. Grosse, age 59, of Madison, passed away far too soon following a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

He was born on July 6, 1954, in Madison, the son of Vernon and Alice (Hart) Grosse. Phil was a graduate of LaFollette High School. He was employed at Famous Footwear for more than 22 years before his illness forced retirement. Philip enjoyed restoring antique cars, watching all sports, and listening to a variety of music.

Philip is survived by his parents of Cottage Grove; and siblings, Joan (Dale) Huston of Cottage Grove, Diane Gilbert of Sun Prairie, Kathleen (Mike) Grosse of Cottage Grove, John (Donna) Grosse of Madison, Mary Smolarek of Cottage Grove, and Jeffrey Grosse of Madison. He is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at ST PATRICK’S CHURCH with Father Michael Tarigopula presiding. The family of Philip Grosse would like to thank the staffs of Haacks Tendercare, St. Mary’s Hospital, Nazareth Care Center, and Agrace HospiceCare for the love, care, compassion, and understanding that were provided to Phil.

Phil, we will miss your smile. Your pain and suffering are over. God bless you. We love you, Mom, Dad, and family.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Advertisement
  • Justice Antonin Scalia

    US Supreme Court via CNN

    Notable deaths of 2016

    Here's a look at some of the biggest celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.

  • PHOTOS: Uber-cute puppies on tour

    A basket of puppies arrived at the News 3 studio in Madison Friday morning as part of a promotion between Uber Madison and a Madison-based pet rescue. Uber and Underdogpetrescue.org teamed up to offer a puppy break to Uber app users that benefits the pet rescue. Condi (brown) and Wylie (black) got lots of snuggles and love from staff before they went on their way to cheer up other Madisonians through Uber until 3 p.m., the company said.

  • GOP group at debate

    Scott Olson/Getty Image

    2016 presidential candidates' net worth

    Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.

Advertisement