OBITUARY

Wade Ross

September 9, 1951January 19, 2020
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Ronald “Wade” Ross, 68, died peacefully on Sunday, January 19th, 2020 surrounded by family.

Wade was born on September 9th, 1951 in Parsons, Kansas to Robert & Maxine Ross. He graduated high school from North Kansas City High School in 1969. Wade met Mary-Frances while stationed in Pensacola, FL in 1974, and they married on December 6th in 1975. After getting married, they moved to Maine while Wade was in the Navy. Wade & Mary-Frances moved to Kansas City, MO, in 1978 and in 2017 Wade retired from the United States Treasury department. Over 44 years, the couple welcomed 3 children and two grandchildren into their home. Wade’s children remember him as a funny, smart, hardworking and loving father who encouraged them to pursue their goals. He was a dedicated individual who loved crossword puzzles and who was passionate about music. He was a member of the First Christian Church of North Kansas City.

Wade is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Maxine Ross, and his older sister Janet Black.

Wade is survived by his wife, Mary-Frances; children, Jessica Ross, David (Joanna) Ross, and Amy (Beth) Krogmeier; grandchildren, Trevor Ross and Jay Krogmeier; siblings, Bob Ross and Sarah Perlingiero; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to flowers, memorial donations may be sent to NorthCare Hospice House 2800 Clay Edwards Dr 2nd Floor, North Kansas City, MO 64116

The family would like to thank North Kansas City Hospital and NorthCare Hospice House for their care.

  • FAMILY

  • Robert Keith Ross, Father (deceased)
  • Maxine (Spear) Ross, Mother (deceased)
  • Janet Black, Sister (deceased)
  • Mary-Frances Ross, Wife
  • Jessica Ross, Daughter
  • David Ross (Joanna), Son
  • Amy Krogmeier (Beth), Daughter
  • Trevor Ross, Grandchild
  • Jay Krogmeier, Grandchild
  • Bob Ross, Brother
  • Sarah Perlingiero, Sister
  • DONATIONS

  • NorthCare Hospice House

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Memorial Service Friday, February 7, 2020

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Marian Schafer

February 6, 2020

Mary Frances,
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that your wonderful memories help console you at this time and peace find it's way to your heart. I hold you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Bob Ross

January 30, 2020

Great guy- great sence of humor. He was my main source of jokes- what am I going to do. His last words to me- I LOVE YOU BRO!

Melanie Fedo

January 24, 2020

Mary-Frances and Family,

I am so deeply saddened to hear of your loss. I pray that the memories you have of Wade will eventually bring you comfort and peace. I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Melanie Fedo
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Betty Carroll

January 21, 2020

Mary-Frances & Family,
Our deepest sympathy for you and your loved ones. Wes and I are praying that the comfort from each other will help you through this trying time. He was such a fun person to be around. He will be missed! Wes & Betty Carroll

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