Thursday, November 1, 2012
WILLIS T. ROSS
WILLIS T. ROSS
ADDRESS: 617 Cedar Street Medford, WI; City of Medford Resident;
Former Stetsonville Area Resident
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:30 P.M. Wednesday, October 31 at the Memorial Nursing and rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 1 year, surrounded by his loving family and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 5 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford
OFFICIATING CLERGY: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin
INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place in Medford Evergreen Cemetery
VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. Monday, November 5 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 6, 1921 at Shawano County
EDUCATION: Attended Shawano, Wisconsin Area Schools and Norway, Michigan Area Schools
MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 3, 1946 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Evelyn M. Hartman and she survives
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Willis and Evelyn owned and operated a dairy farm in the township of Little Black, during this time Willis also owned and operated school buses for the Medford School District until his retirement. In his retirement, Willis drove truck for J. Bauer for a period of time. He enjoyed mowing lawn, snowmobiling, stock car racing, his dogs and spending time with his family.
MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Evelyn M. Ross of Medford for 66 years.
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Gary (Marsha) Ross of Owen, Ronald (Shelly) Ross of Holcombe, Bruce (Sandra) Ross and Joanne Ross both of Medford
DECEASED BROTHER/SISTER: Willard Ross and Loretta Peche
DECEASED FATHER: Joel Ross
DECEASED MOTHER: Loretta Ross (Maiden Name: Jenkel)
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Willis’ family to be designated at a later date
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