By Dominique Tassell
Earlier this month, Bill and Nancy Gross celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
They celebrated with their four children and all their grandchildren, except three, at Greenup Meeting Place in Coolmunda.
Among the many congratulatory messages they received were cards from the Queen and Prime Minister Hon Scott Morrison.
They are both well know Warwick identities and have been very involved in the local community all their lives.
Bill grew up on his family’s property at Maryvale while Nancy grew up on her family’s farm at Elbow Valley. The couple met at a local dance.
Bill and Nancy Gross were married on September 30, 1961, at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Warwick.
They have two daughters, Kim Costello and Linda Mantova, who married Andrew and Steve respectively.
They also have two sons, Howard and Angus Gross, who married Tanya and Kylie respectively.
Bill and Nancy also have 10 grandchildren: Alex, Alastair, Jack, Lachlan, Sarah, Ben, Jacob, Lucy, Brianna, and William.