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Emma (Muller) Ross

Born - Thursday, August 3, 1882

Rohrs, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Tuesday, October 29, 1901

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Sunday, April 25, 1965

Rest Home, Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska

Buried - Tuesday, April 27, 1965

Sheridan Cemetery, Auburn

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-3  Lot-702   Row-18






Obituary Emma Ross

Emma Ross was born August 3, 1882 at Rohrs, the daughter of Mattias and Margaret Miller. She passed away at Nebraska City on April 25, 1965, aged 82 years, nine months and 22 days.

She attended school in Nemaha County and has been a resident here most of her life.

She was united in marriage to William Ross on October 29, 1900 at Auburn. Mr. Ross passed away in 1924.

She was baptized into the Lutheran church Missouri Synod in the Johnson community in early life.

Except for the past few months when she was confined to a rest home at Nebraska City, she has reside in the same house on 11th Street in Auburn for the past 56 years.

Besides her husband, a son, Charles, also preceded her in death in 1958.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. John Beer of East Gary, Indiana; two sons, John W. Ross and Clifford A. Ross, both of Omaha; one brother, August Miller of Lanham, Kansas, one sister, Mrs. Matilda Mook of Kansas City, Missouri, four grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held April 27 at the May and Timm chapel in Auburn, conducted by Rev. Ward Merritt. Mrs. William C. Brown was soloist and Mrs. Korah Baker was organist.

Pallbearers were Ed Huey, Dan Perdue, Everett Huey, W. A. McKee, Walter Haith and Melvin Litter. Mrs. Ed Huey and Mrs. Floyd Carmichael were in charge of flowers.

Burial was in Sheridan cemetery.



Husband - William Harrison Ross

Born -September 22, 1878

Rockport, Atchison County, Missouri

Died - August 27, 1924

Omaha Hospital, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Buried - Sheridan Cemetery,

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-3  Lot-702   Row-18

Father - David Ross

Step-Father - John W. Huff

Born - March 25, 1853  Died - August 10, 1921

Mother - Julia Ann (Mc Farlan) Ross

Born - April 6, 1867  Died - March 21, 1916



Son - Charles William Ross

Born - July 31, 1902


Son - Clifford August Ross

Born - February 3, 1908


Daughter - Opal Irene (Ross) Beers

Born - July 7, 1910


Son - John William Ross

Born - April 26, 1917



Sister - Anna Marie (Muller) Weigel

Born - January 1, 1874


Brother - August Muller

Born - April 29, 1877


Sister -Christinia (Muller) Wallenberg

Born - July 11, 1879


Sister - Minnie Sophia (Muller) Preston

Born- November 10, 1886


Sister - Margaret (Muller) Jones

Born - January 1885


Sister - Tilde "Mathilda" (Muller) Mook

Born - 1887



Father - Mattis "Matthaus" Muller

Mother - Maria Margarete (Eltiste) Muller


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