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Eugene G. Ross
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At the age of 90 years, Eugene died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw. He was born to Frank and Mabel (Kowalski) Ross on July 22, 1927 in Detroit, resided in Bay City since 1957 and then moved to AuGres in 1981. Gene was a proud veteran of WWII, and honorably served our country with a dedicated and faithful enlistment in the U. S. Navy. He graduated from Lawrence Technological University, where he received his B. A. in engineering. He was employed with General Motors for 32 years (mostly at Saginaw Steering Gear) and retired in 1987. Gene was the founder of Ross Ranch Hunting Club, with a passion for the outdoors, which will be carried on by his children. He was a member of V.F.W. Post #8275 (past commander 1999-2000) and a former member of St. Vincent DePaul Church (St. Catherine of Siena Parish).

On September 8, 1951 Gene was united in marriage to Margaret A. “Peggy” Groves and they shared their lives together for over 55 years until her death on September 4, 2007. Surviving family members include four children, Gene Ross (Jodi), Stephen Ross (Lisa), Victoria Fetter, and Cynthia Bryant (Steven); ten grandchildren, Heather Long, Gene Ross III, Priscilla Smith, Dana Ross, Danielle Harris, Brittany Bryant, Kristin Bryant, Andrea VanRiper, Abby Fetter, and Katie Ross; along with six great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Bill Thompson.

A Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel, 256 N. Madison, Bay City, MI. Pastoral Administrator, Jane Grzegorczyk will preside, with Military Rites by the Bay County Veterans Council. Cremation has taken place and inurnment of Gene’s cremains will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Great Lakes Outdoorsman Foundation. Visiting time with the family will be Saturday after 12:00 noon at the Trahan Chapel. Online condolences: www.trahanfc.com


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Visitation

Saturday

2

Dec

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Service

Saturday

2

Dec

2:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708


Memorial Contribution

Great Lakes Outdoorsman Foundation

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