Eugene Haile Ross, 93, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt.  He was born December 16, 1923 in Haviland to Robert Frank and Eva Cleo (Haile) Ross.  On November 6, 1949, he married Alta (Johnson) Ross in Wellsford. She survives.

He was a member of Haviland Friends Church.  He was a farmer and raised livestock.  He enjoyed playing games with his family especially Rook and Dominoes.

Survivors include his wife, Alta; one daughter, Connie Ross of Dodge City; two sons, Gary (Joann) Ross and Delbert Ross all of Haviland; three siblings, Paul (Florence “Patty”) Ross of Pratt, Ruthelma Spiecher of Central City, Nebraska, and Gerald (Patricia) Ross of Roseburg, Oregon; a brother in-law, Fred Johnson of Haviland; three grandchildren, Michelle (Jeff) Zook of Great Bend, Travis (Amanda) Ross of Eaton, Colorado, and Jenny (Matt) Ohmie of Wichita; four great grandchildren, Caleb and Joshua Zook and Rolland and Abram Ross.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Francis Ross; sister, Esther Mae Johnson; sister in-law, Dorothy Ross; and brother in-law, Harold Spiecher.

Visitation will be Monday from 9:00-8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt, KS.  

Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Haviland Friends Church with Pastor Everett Jantz presiding.  Burial will follow at Haviland Cemetery, Haviland, KS.

Memorials may be made to Haviland Friends Church or Ross Ellis Fine Arts Building at Barclay College in care of the mortuary. 

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