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Ira W Ross

Male 1917 - 1999  (81 years)


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  • Name Ira W Ross 
    Born 31 Oct 1917  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1999  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6067  Rossville
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2018 

    Father Oscar V Ross 
    Mother Maude R Killinger Ross 
    Family ID F2763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lola M Hiebsch Ross 
    Married 18 Aug 1941  Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Judy Ross Sanford
     2. Tom Ross
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 00:28:41 
    Family ID F7014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1941 - Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Ross, Ira
    Obituary- Ross, Ira
    Ira W. Ross
    PERRY Ira W. Ross, 81, Perry, died Tuesday, May 25,1999, at a Topeka hospital.

    Mr. Ross was a truck driver for the Johnnie Ross Trucking Co. He had hauled livestock and grain for area farmers for many years before his brother, who owned tire company, died in 1978. He later was a truck driver for the Jefferson County Road Department from 1979 until lie retired in 1985. He served in tire Army during World War II.

    He was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Rossville, the son of Oscar V. and Maude R. Killinger Ross. He had lived in Perry since 1946, and fie attended Oskaloosa schools.

    Mr. Ross was an avid walker and he picked up aluminum cans as he walked.

    He married Lola M. Hiebsch on Aug. 18, 1941, at Oskaloosa. She survives.

    Other survivors include a daughter, Judy Sanford, Lawrence; a son, Tom Ross, Perry; three sisters, Pauline Horr, Holton, Irene Schultz, Leavenworth, and Virginia Reiling, Oskaloosa; a brother, Roy Ross, independence, Mo.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Perry. Relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Inner at home.
    Birth- Ross, Ira
    Birth- Ross, Ira
    Wednesday, Oct. 31, to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ross, a son.