Omer R Ross  July 17 1922  September 30 2018

Omer R Ross July 17 1922 September 30 2018

Obituary for Omer R. Ross Omer R. Ross, age 96, of Mazeppa died suddenly on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital–Rochester, St. Marys Campus. The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Zumbrota with Pastor Eric Westlake officiating. Burial will be in the Mazeppa Cemetery with military honors provided by the Mazeppa Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church. Omer Russell Ross was born on July 17, 1922 in Dows, Iowa to Clara May (Ritter) and Omer John Ross. He attended country schools and had a total of seven years of schooling, before attending a trade school in the Twin Cities for sheet metaling. After trade school he moved to San Diego, CA and one year later on October 29, 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force. He departed for Guam in February of 1945, working in the weather reconnaissance unit taking pictures. He flew in B24’s and B52’s and enjoyed airplanes for many years. Omer served in the military for three years. After his honorable discharge on October 10, 1945, he opened a garage with his brother Raymond in Dows, Iowa. While working in Dows, he met the love of his life, Dona Larsson. They were married on June 25, 1946 after three months of dating. Omer was married to Dona for seventy two years. They had five children Pat, Danny, Chet, Pam and Omer Dean. They made their home farming outside Mazeppa. Omer enjoyed collecting guns, fishing, farming, tractors and mechanical work. He truly was a jack of all trades that could “fix” just about anything. Omer was incredibly hard-working, loyal and fearless. Omer is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Dona; children, Pat (Jerry) Siems, Chet Ross and Pam (Denny) Poncelet, all of Mazeppa; seven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Omer was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Richard, Raymond and Freeman; one sister, Thelma Anderson; two sons, Danny and Omer Dean and daughter-in-law, Sharon Ross. Omer’s family looks forward to shaking his hand again at the pearly gates of heaven. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Omer R. Ross please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Visitation © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions OCT 4. 04:00 PM – 07:00 PM Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church 1549 East Avenue Zumbrota, MN, US, 55992 Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Omer’s Visitation begins. Visitation © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions OCT 5. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church 1549 East Avenue Zumbrota, MN, US, 55992 Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Omer’s Visitation begins. Funeral Service © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions OCT 5. 11:00 AM Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church 1549 East Avenue Zumbrota, MN, US, 55992 Order Flowers for the Funeral Service Guaranteed delivery before Omer’s Funeral Service begins. Cemetery Details Mazeppa Cemetery Mazeppa, MN, © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions

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death notice Omer R Ross July 17 1922 September 30 2018

obituary notice Omer R Ross July 17 1922 September 30 2018

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