ROSS, Dora 1873-1954
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/20/2014 at 12:27:24
Services Thursday For Mrs. M. A. Ross
Funeral services were held last Thursday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m., and later at the Second Christian Reformed church for Mrs. Martin A. Ross, 81, who passed away at her home Monday of last week from complications of old age.
She had been confined to her bed since May.
Mrs. Ross nee Dora Seivers was born on July 2, 1873, in German township, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Seivers. Nineteen years later she was married to Martin A. Ross by the Rev. H. Bode of the First Christian Reformed church of Wellsburg.
She was a member of the Second Christian Reformed church the last 23 years and of the Willing Workers Society. Mrs. Ross increasingly loved the things of the Lord and has set an example of devotion for her children and grandchildren.
Survivors are 3 half-sisters and 1 half-brother and 7 children--Albert of Grundy Center; Sam of Wellsburg; William of Holland; Joe and Mrs. Jerry Huisman, both of Grundy Center; Gratus and Martin, both of Wellsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband 16 years ago, also 4 sons, her parents, 1 sister, 2 half-brothers and 1 half-sister.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ross were conducted by Rev. John Olthoff. Music was provided by Mrs. Clarence Beecroft, with Mrs. Ray Toomsen accompanist. Mrs. J. L. Fischer and Mrs. Ben Peters were in charge of flowers.
Pallbearers were Albert M. Ross, Sam Ross, William Ross, Joe Ross, Gratus Ross and Martin Ross.
Card of Thanks
With deepest gratitude we extend this word of thanks for the many kind acts of sympathy, expressed by thoughtful relatives, friends, and neighbors in our recent sorrow. For the comforting words by Rev. Olthoff, music furnished, memorial gifts, cars, flowers and attendants, food brought in, to the ladies assisting at the home, to the Willing Workers society, and for any other kindnesses shown us we are deeply grateful.
--The Martin A. Ross families
--newspaper clipping, source unknown
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