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Private services held for Luise M. Ross

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Luise M. (nee Reile) Ross passed away December 20, 2015.

Loving mother of Mark Ross, Katherine (Theodore Stacy) Ross- of Valparaiso and the late Sonya C. Ross; beloved sister of Resi (Josef Tschenett) Schmid and the late Gerhard A. (Mary Lou), Heinz and Adolf Reile; sister-in-law of Marianne Reile; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews in both the U.S. and Germany.

A private memorial service was held in Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Born in Wasserburg, Bavaria, Germany, she came to U.S. and Buffalo in 1947, followed by two brothers Adolf and Gerhard. Worked at U.S. Gypsum in Buffalo before she was married. Married in 1952 to Christopher T. W. Ross. During the 1960’s, she was very active with the Buffalo Athletic Club. Was a Personnel Manager at Arcata Graphics, Depew, N.Y. during the 1970’s through 1980’s. Received her B.A. degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1975. She was an avid skier, swimmer and traveler and loved cats, dogs and horses. Lover of the arts and world history. She was a volunteer docent at the Frank Lloyd Wright Darwin Martin House in Buffalo and Shea’s Performing Arts.

She will be remembered by her children as a wonderful, lovely, inspiration for life and family.

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Posted 1/5/2016




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