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Obituary for Kenneth Emil "Ken" Ross

Kenneth (Ken) E. Ross born on June 14th, 1945 in Edgeley, ND to Karl and Matilda (Stelzer) Ross he was the youngest of 4 brothers. He lived on a farm just northwest of Edgeley, ND. The family moved to a farm southwest of Edgeley when he was six years old and moved to town in 1959 as he started Edgeley High School where he graduated in 1963. Ken went one year to Grand Forks University and transferred to North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND where he graduated in 1966 with a degree in Electronics technology. While at school in Wahpeton he met Dorothy (Dottie) L Ross in September 1964 and they started dating in January 1965. After graduation from North Dakota State School Ken went to work at Honeywell in Minneapolis. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966 for 2 years and served in Vietnam from 1967-1968. Shortly after Ken returned home from Vietnam, he asked Dottie to marry him in December 1968. They got married July 5th 1969. Ken returned to Honeywell after he got back from Vietnam and worked there until the summer of 1970 when he started working for Farmers Insurance Group. In September 1972, they moved into their home in Eden Prairie, MN and about 5 weeks after moving into the home their son, Keel, was born. In 1976 Ken graduated with a Business degree from the Metropolitan State University in Twin Cities. In 1978, they welcomed their daughter Justina into their family. Keel and Kathleen were married in December 2001 and Justina and Tom were married March 2003. Ken enjoyed traveling. He loved supporting them in their activities, especially Scouting. In April 2021 they moved into their new home in a Co-op also in Eden Prairie, MN.
Ken passed away peacefully at home on December 13th, 2021. He is proceeded in Death by his parents, brother Carl Ross & 1 nephew. Ken is survived by his wife, brothers Leonard Ross and Wilbert Ross, children Keel (Kathleen) Ross, Justina (Tom) Enright, and his grandchildren Meghan Enright, Zachary Enright, Alexander Ross, Andrew Enright, Zoe Ross 2 nieces & 3 nephews.

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