January 2, 1936 - August 21, 2015


A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 28, at the Daniel Funeral Home Chapel in St. Cloud for Harland “Hardy” L. Gross, 79, of St. Cloud, who died August 21, 2015. Burial will be at a later date. The Reverend Al Stangl will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Daniel Funeral Home on Friday.

Hardy was born on January 2, 1936 in St. Cloud to Nicholas and Evangeline (Hettwer) Gross. He married Carol Wink on June 6th, 1958, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.

He lived in St. Cloud all of his life. He served in the U.S. Army from July 1958 to September 1960. He worked for the Great Northern Railroad for 10 years. Hardy worked for the St. Cloud Post Office from 1962 until 2000.

He was a very kind, friendly, responsible, independent man who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Hardy is survived by: his wife Carol; sons Mark (Julie) of St. Joseph, Jeff of Manhattan, NY; brother Donald (Cheryl) of Lincoln, NE; sister-in-law Darlene Gross of Remer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gary, sisters Betty (Curtis) Peterson and Wilma (Howard) Reberg.