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John William Ross

Born - Friday, April 26, 1917

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Wednesday, October 29, 1945

Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas

Died - Tuesday, May 5, 1998

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Buried - Sheridan Cemetery

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-7  Lot-2051  Row-17

Veteran - U.S. Army Air Forces - World War II


Buried - Sheridan Cemetery - Auburn, Nebraska



Wife - Ruth Naomi (Huey) Ross

(Sister  of Russell Harrison Huey -Opal  Ross Beer's First Husband)

Born - Thursday, February 15, 1917

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Saturday, September 22,  2007

Nemaha County Good Samaritan Center

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Wednesday, September 26, 2007

 Sheridan Cemetery

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Section-7  Lot-2051  Row-17

90 Years   7 Months   7 Days

Father - John Alfred Huey

Born - May 10,1864 - Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa

Died - October 1932 - Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - November 23, 1893 - Auburn, Nemaha County ,Nebraska

Mother - Nancy Victoria (McCormick) Huey

Born -  May 12,1878  ۩ Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia

Died -  January 13, 1963  ۩ Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska





Ruth Naomi (Huey) Ross, one of 14 children of John A. and Victoria McCormick Huey, was born February 15, 1917 in Auburn. She attended school in Nemaha and Auburn, graduated from Auburn High School, and attended beautician school in Omaha.

On October 29, 1945, Ruth was married to John W. Ross in Sabetha, Kansas. The couple made their home in Omaha. During World War II, Ruth worked as a riveter in Omaha. She later worked in the city as a beautician.

Ruth was a member of the Methodist Church. She had been involved in "crafting" in past years, and always enjoyed fishing.

In 2002, Ruth became a resident of the Nemaha County Good Samaritan Center in Auburn. It was there she died

on September 17, 2007 at the age of 90 years, seven

months and seven days. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John, and 11 brothers and sisters.

Ruth is survived by her sister Lillian Carmichael of Nemaha; brother Everett Huey of Nemaha; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were held September 26, 2007

at Hemmingsen Funeral Home Chapel in Auburn, with Reverend Ruth Henderson officiating. Special pre-recorded music was

played. Burial followed in Sheridan Cemetery west of Auburn.


Nemaha County Herald


 October 26, 2007




Brother - Charles William Ross

Born - Thursday, July 31, 1902


Brother - Clifford August Ross

Born - Monday, February 3, 1908


Sister - Opal Irene (Ross) Beers

Born - Thursday, July 7, 1910



Father - William Harrison Ross

Mother - Emma (Muller) Ross


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