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Official Obituary of

Lonney James Ross

March 11, 1944 ~ March 7, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Lonney Ross Obituary

Lonney James Ross, age 79, of Cohasset, MN passed away on March 7, 2024.

Visitation: Friday, March 15, 2024 at Carroll Funeral Home, Deer River, MN from 4-6 pm

Funeral: Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 11am at Carroll Funeral Home. 314 Main Ave E, Deer River, MN 56636

A luncheon will follow.

Lonney J Ross was born March 11, 1944 in Grand Rapids, MN. In 1962 he graduated from the U of M School of Agriculture, Grand Rapids Campus. He worked at Blandin Paper Company & retired after 36 years. He drove school bus for over 40 years and loved the kids so much he continued to drive bus until his death. He was the treasurer for NE Forage and Grassland Council, was very active in the White Oak Antique Tractor Club, and participated annually on the Ag School Reunion Committee. He was involved with the Arrowhead Regional Farm Bureau for many years and in 2017 received a lifetime achievement award. Lonney was a farmer at heart and considered everyone he met a friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lillian Ross, his brother Byron, and sister Maxene Schwanke.

Lonney is survived by his loving wife Joyce, children Anne Marie Gale (Joe), Becky Wiswell (Doug), Janet Felcyn, Leann DeGrote, and Jamie Felcyn; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; his sister Julie Evans (Jack), brother Elden, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

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March 15, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Carroll Funeral Home
314 Main Ave East
Deer River, MN 56636

Funeral Service
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Carroll Funeral Home
314 Main Ave East
Deer River, MN 56636


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