Julia Ann Gross, age 55 of Wapakoneta, passed Friday, April 10, 2020 at her residence. She was born July 15, 1964 in St. Mary’s Ohio to Roger Hines of Buckland and Gloria Burden Rowe of Wapakoneta.
Julia loved her family more than anything and treasured time with the grandchildren and taking them to the pool. Some of her favorite things were being out in the sun, on the beach, by the ocean, and listening to country music. She graduated Wapakoneta High School and attended Lima Technical College.
Also surviving are her two wonderful daughters – Brittney A. (Zachary) Russell of St. Marys; Haley K. Armstrong of Wapakoneta; 3 grandchildren – Olivia Russell, Conner Russell, Caiden Bishop and 2 grandsons on the way – Corbin Russell and Bronson Kirby; a boyfriend on many years – Joseph Little of Waynesfield; 2 brothers – Brian (Karen) Meyer of Wapakoneta; Todd (Gina) Hines of Wapakoneta; 3 sisters – Brenda (Del) Galentine of Wapakoneta; Fran (Tom) Steinke of Freyburg; Robin (Wayne) Lutz of Uniopolis; a sister-in-law – Terri (Joe) Wenning of Ottawa; 2 half sisters – Jonnie Lynn of Shawnee; Barb Fisher of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by a brother – Kevin Meyer and a step father – Charles Rowe.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in Buckland Cemetery.