Dwaine Allen Ross

Born: Thu., Feb. 16, 1933
Died: Tue., Jun. 19, 2018


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jun. 25, 2018
Location: First Christian Church Disciples of Christ


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Dwaine A. Ross, age 85 of Nebraska City passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Ambassador in Nebraska City.

Dwaine Allen Ross was born on February 16, 1933 in Otoe, NE; the son of Louis Herman and Clara (Homfeld) Ross.  He graduated from the Dunbar High School with the Class of 1950.

Dwaine had a love for the game of baseball.  He was a very good pitcher and had been made an offer to pitch for the Detroit Tigers.  On April 22, 1953 he entered the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean War.  He was honorably discharged on April 9, 1955.  Upon returning home, he was united in marriage to Dona B. Hemphill on May 8, 1955 at the First Christian Church in Nebr. City.

He farmed for many years, working for Biere Farms, and was the Manager at Hoppe Lumber and Mead Lumber.  Dwaine was also an Auctioneer and owned Ross Auctioneer Company.  He was very active in the Nebraska City community.  He was a member of the First Christian Church, the Jaycees and the Elks.  In addition, Dwaine umpired for the American Legion and was a Bus Driver for Nebraska City Public Schools.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 63 years, Dona Ross of Nebr. City; two children:  Kevin Ross of Nebr. City and Dawn Varner and husband Richard of Omaha, NE; six grandchildren:  Kevin R. Ross, Jeremy Ross, Corey Ross, Amanda Nichols, Aimee Nichols and Kendall Nichols; nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Dale Ross and infant brother John and granddaughter Kelsie.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Nebr. City with Rev. Michael Schmidt officiating.  Immediately following the services, military honors will be held outside the church conducted jointly by the U.S. Army Funeral Honors Detail and Talmage American Legion.

Memorials may be given to the First Christian Church.

Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.  

Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City is in charge of arrangements.

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Laura Crook Liesemeyer
   Posted Wed June 20, 2018
So sorry to hear of Dwaine's passing. I used to work across the street and would wave to him when he was sitting outdoors. He will be truly missed.

Joan Dickman
   Posted Wed June 20, 2018
Donna, .So sorry about Duane's passing. My sympathies to you & your family.

Mona Clark Stalnaker
   Posted Wed June 20, 2018
My sympathy to Dwaine's family. He was a good friend. We were neighbors in the late 40's.

Dan Miyoshi
   Posted Thu June 21, 2018
It is with great sadness that we have heard of Dwaines passing. He was always a great friend of our family and is someone who will truly missed by all who knew him. The world today is a sadder place without him. A very good man.

Kathy Stokebrand (Kathryn Leefers)
   Posted Thu June 21, 2018
Donna and family--sorry to hear about Dwaines passing Ruth Asboe called me last night. I have conflicts on Monday or I would have like to attended the service--also we have a wedding this weekend our grandaughter is getting married. Our sympathy to you and your family. Kathryn Leefers Stokebrand

lois schultz
   Posted Fri June 22, 2018
Dona You and your family are in my prayers He will be missed love

Johnny Carlisle
   Posted Fri June 22, 2018
Our deepest sympathies and condolence go out to the Ross and Varner families. May you find peace and comfort in your loved and cherished memories. May you seek and feel the Lord's warm embrace through this most difficult of times. Our heart and prayers are with you. God Bless, with Love.

Johnny Carlisle
   Posted Fri June 22, 2018

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by The Carlisle Family.

Our deepest sympathies and condolence go out to the Ross and Varner families. May you find peace and comfort in your loved and cherished memories. May you seek and feel the Lord's warm embrace through this most difficult of times. Our heart and prayers are with you. God Bless, with Love.


cindy neemann
   Posted Sun June 24, 2018
Sending my Sympathy to your Family Betty(Mines) Knapp A Dunbar Classmate

Jerry Brandenburg
   Posted Mon June 25, 2018
Dawn,
My condolences to and your family on the loss of your father.



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