Obituaries

Mark Edward Ross 1956 - 2009

Linwood — Services for Mark Edward Ross, 52, Linwood, were Wednesday, April 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora. Burial was at Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.
Mr. Ross died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center.
He was born April 17, 1956, in Olathe, the son of Robert Milen and Mary Anna Stuber Ross.
Mr. Ross, who had lived in Linwood since 1984, was a carpenter with Plaza Construction Co. in Kansas City, Mo. He was a member of Meat Cutter Union No. 576 for 15 years and Carpenter Union No. 714 of Olathe the past seven years.
He married Cheryl Lynn Sipe on June 25, 1977, in Eudora. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his parents, Robert and Mary Anna Ross, De Soto; three daughters, Sara K. Pierce and Joshua, both of Linwood, and Abby M. Ross and fiancé Kyle, Basehor; a son, Zachary E., Linwood; siblings Michael Ross, Suzanne Sherman, and Stacy Kerr, all of De Soto, Sally Foss and Sheryl Nunley, both of Topeka, and Mathew Ross, Linwood; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Basehor-Linwood High School strength and conditioning program or the Holy Family Catholic Church.
Bruce Funeral Home in Gardner was in charge of arrangements.