Delmar Dale Ross
Delmar Dale Ross, 75, Mt. Pleasant, died Monday Nov. 12, 2012, at the Great River Hospice House.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Michael Scudder officiating. Burial will follow at the Forest Home Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, where the family will greet friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Faith Lutheran Church, Great River Hospice and Hope Haven.
Honts Funeral Home in Winfield is in charge of the arrangements.
The son of Leslie and Carlotha (Messer) Ross, he was born March 2, 1937 at Olds. On March 3, 1963 he married Janette Crile at Germanville. He was a graduate of the Olds Consolidated School, class of 1955. He served in the US Army from 1960-1962 in Germany. He worked at Chanen Auto Supply, Southeast Iowa REC, operated Ross Electric and worked at Pioneer Seeds before retiring. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Mt. Pleasant.
Survivors include his wife, Janette Ross of Mt. Pleasant; two daughters, Jodi (John) Vantiger of Mt. Union, Angela (Doug) Winslow of Downers Grove, Ill.; three grandchildren; one stepgrandson; one brother, Roy (Karol) Ross; one sister, Florence (Richard) Smith, all of Mt. Pleasant; and one sister-in-law, Kathleen Klopfenstein of Mt. Pleasant.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lois Roth and Helen Schaeffer and one brother in infancy.