James Ross

James Dean Ross

1942 - 2024

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Obituary of James Dean Ross

December 26, 1942- January 11, 2024

Proceeded in death by his parents Joyce and Georgia Ross Born in Motley, Mn in 1942, raised in Duluth. Jim had a lifelong love for hockey Glen Avon (peewee national champions), East high school, hockey state champions, Denver University hockey, A invitation to join the 1964 Olympic hockey team, and of course Senior hockey league “The Flying Hasbeens!” Jim also had a love for hunting, fishing, building things (including a beautiful cabin on Island Lake) but most of all the love for his family!

Jim worked for BNSF as a welder for 30+ years; Jack of all trades. Jim was fortunate to have traveled to different countries and road trips to national parks.

Survived by his wife of 57 years Susy Ross; Daughters, Sara (Evelyn and Ellen), Jessica (Luca); his sisters, Marvel (Jean-Pierre), Nancy (Jim); Brother-law, Hans Tronnes (Gail); and many Nieces and Nephews;  Cousins, John Thomas and Sandy Bisig.

For a memorial in lieu of flowers, You can donate to Glenn Avon youth hockey Duluth, Mn or the Heritage Center Duluth, MN

Celebration of life will be held on February 1st at 1:00 pm at Clyde Ironworks Duluth, Minnesota.

A Memorial Tree was planted for James
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society Of Minnesota | Duluth