Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Walter Ross

   Walter Ross, 82, of Beaverton, died Monday, Sept. 24, 1990, in the MidMichigan Regional Medical Center-Midland, after a long illness. Born in Beaverton, April 8, 1908, he had spent his lifetime there. He was a controller for Brown Machine Co. for 14 years until retiring in 1973. Mr. Ross was a life member and past master of the Beaverton Masonic Lodge 453, life member of the Order of Eastern Star 386, member of the First Presbyterian Church and an avid bowler and golfer. He owned Ross' Dry Goods in Beaverton until 1958. Mr. Ross was a former treasurer of the City of Beaverton, a member of the Gladwin County Board of Supervisors and a charter member of the Beaverton Lions Club.

   Mr. Ross and the former Virginia Myers were married June 26, 1932, in Saginaw. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Macklem of Beaverton; a sister, Mrs. Marian Paulus of Breckenridge; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great grandsons. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald, April 13, 1985 and a sister, Margaret Nash, Feb. 24, 1971.

   Services were held today, Wednesday, at 1 p.m. from the First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Donald Keen officiated and burial was in the Highland Mausoleum in Gladwin. A Masonic Memorial Service was held Tuesday evening. Memorials may be given to the Presbyterian Church or the Gladwin Pines Resident Activities Fund. Arrangements were in charge of the Hall Funeral Home.

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Higland Cemetery Mausoleum, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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