Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1936. Bachelor, Illinois College, 1938.
Medical technologist Saint John"s Hospital, Springfield, Illinois, 1938-1941, Schmidt Memorial Hospital, Beardstown, 1957-1964. Librarian Beardstown Public Library., 1970-1976. Private practice farm management, Beardstown, since 1958.
Board directors First State Bank Beardstown, Heartof Illinois Investment Clubs.
Exhibitor various art shows, Illinois, since 1969. Company-author: Beardstown Ladies Common-sense Investment Guide, 1994, Beardstown Ladies, Stitch-in-Time Guide to Growing Your Nest Egg, 1996, Beardstown Ladies Guide to Smart Spending for Big Savings, 1997, The Beardstown Ladies" Little Book of Investment Wisdom, 1997, Beardstown Ladies Pocketbook Guide to Picking Stocks, 1998.
Board of directors Beardstown Hospital, Head Start. Trustee First Congregational Church Beardstown.Winner art awards various shows.
Board directors, member auxiliary Beardstown Hospital. Board directors Head Start. Trustee 1st Congressional Church, Beardstown.
Member American Society Clinical Pathologists (certified medical technologist), Beardstown Business and Professional Women's Investment Club, Cass County History Society, Beardstown Restoration Society, Jacksonville Area Artists League, Beardstown Woman's Club, Cass County Council for Arts Club, Beardstown Business and Professional Womens Club (president 1968-1970), Supreme Emblem Club.
Married Carl David Gross, October 4, 1941. Children: David Lee, Susan Jean Gross Conner.