December 16 1938 June 13 2020
Obituary OCONOMOWOC, WI – Robert Lee Ross, age 81, of Oconomowoc, passed away Saturday, June 13, at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek, WI surrounded by his family. He was born December 16, 1938 in Mitchell, SD to Claude and Lorena Ross. He grew up in Mitchell, SD, graduating from Mitchell High School. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1958. He served honorably receiving a letter of appreciation from his commander for expediency and efficiency. He moved his family to Wisconsin in 1961, where he received technical training in Waukesha. Robert loved gardening, as well as cooking and baking. He enjoyed doing puzzles and playing games with his grandchildren. He was an accomplished wood worker. Robert is survived by his children, Terrisa (Doug, Jr.) Laurin, Charlene (Tim) Steger, Greg Ross, Raymond (Janet) Ross, and Tim Ross; Nine grandchildren Amy Ross, Amanda (Dave) Durham, Kelli Laurin, Tara Ross, Cassia Fox, Luke (Quincy) Harenda, Cale (Andrea) Ross, Jessica Steger, and Emily Steger; Six great-grandchildren, Rhea Laurin, Cora Moore, Aliyah, Jameson, and Alexis Fox, Maggie Harenda; as well as three “honorary” grandchildren, Alyssa Foote, Raychel (Harrison) Barton, and little Aubrey; Two sisters, Lyndia Turner and Claudia Ross; and many other family members and dear friend, Ella Mae Ross. A Celebration of Robert’s Life will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, June 20th at Bittner Funeral Home, 805 West Havens Ave., Mitchell, South Dakota. Visitation will be from 1 pm until time of service at 3 pm. Inurnment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery with full Military Honors accorded. Memorial donations to Rainbow Hospice would be appreciated. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Lee Ross please visit our Tribute Store. Events Jun20 Visitation Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:00PM – 3:00PM Bittner Funeral Home 805 West Havens Avenue MItchell, South Dakota 57301 Get directions View MapTextEmail Jun20 Celebration of Life Saturday, June 20, 2020 3:00PM Bittner Funeral Home 805 West Havens Avenue MItchell, South Dakota 57301 Get directions View MapTextEmail Memorial Contributions Rainbow Hospice 147 W Rockwell St., Jefferson, WI 53549 920-674-6255 Visit website
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Lee Ross December 16 1938 June 13 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Oconomowoc, state: Wisconsin