Evelyn Ardyce Gross, 80, passed away March 10, 2021, at Sunnyview Care Center in Ankeny. A Celebration of Life will be held at Fontanelle Community Center, Saturday, April 24, 2021, from noon to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served.
Evelyn was born to Arthur and Elva (Kembery) Gross on November 2, 1940, in Fontanelle. She grew up on the farm and loved riding horses. As an adult, she enjoyed playing her fiddle in a local country band.
Evelyn is survived by her children: Annette (Dirk) Nord of Ankeny and David (Kathy) Dickey of Dubuque, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her brother Larry (Kathy) Gross of Fontanelle.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Richard Gross.
Memorials can be made to The Animal Rescue League of Iowa.