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Steven Gerard Ross

Steven Gerard Ross

March 26, 1956 - December 22, 2012

Steven Gerard Ross was born on March 26th 1956 to the late Floyd J. Ross and Edwina Ross. Shortly after high school graduation, he joined the US Navy. He was initially stationed in great Lakes, IL and later served in Key West, FL.

After an honorable discharge from the Navy, he graduated from the St. Cloud Hospital School of Nursing. He practiced in many areas of Nursing as a registered nurse. He was a truly empathetic and skilled nurse. He started his career as an orthopedic assistant in the Navy and ended his career in Orthopedic surgery working with Dr. Moriarty.

Joan Schwinghammer (Jodi) and Steve Ross were married in the summer of 1998 in St. Could, MN. They lived in St. Cloud for several years before building a house in Bemidji and moving up north with their horses. Their life was full with friends, family and their beloved animals.

Steve Ross was a kind, generous and hardworking man who gave more than he received. He was a loving husband and partner to Joan. His sudden death was a shock to us all, and he will be deeply missed.

A Remembrance Service will be held on January 5, 2013 at St. Phillips church in Bemidji. Visitation begins at 9:30am and the service begins at 10:30.