Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Elsworth O. Gregory, 88, of Aurora passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 in his home.

            He was born to Dan and Carrie Lane Gregory on February 15, 1929 in Aurora, MO.  He was retired from the City of Milwaukee Water Dept.

            Survivors include his wife, Josephine; 3 sons, Leon Gregory and wife, Tammy of Milwaukee, James Ortwein and wife, Debra of Freistatt, MO., Chuck Ortwein of Aurora and Tom Ortwein of Aurora; 2 daughters, Diane Gregory of Milwaukee and Debra Gauvra and husband, Rick of Plano, TX.; sister, Ruth Rickman and husband, Donald of Indiana; and seven grandchildren, Stephan Gregory,  Griffin Gregory, Hunter Gauvra, Jerick Gauvra, Tonya Mangram and husband, David, Jamie Meisner and and husband, Floyd, Rose Ortwein and husband, Bill, Johnathan Ortwein and wife, Allison and Judy Ortwein; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-grandson-in-laws and 1 great-great-grandchild.

            A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, January 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.