PATRICIA L. ROSS, 82, a longtime resident of Magley, Decatur , died on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 7:35 a.m., at Woodcrest Nursing Center where she had been a resident for the past four years. Born July 29, 1931, in Van Wert County, she was a daughter of the late Harry E. Lee and May F. Burk. She married Ralph W. Ross on July 19, 1953; he survives in Decatur. She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Magley; American Legion Auxiliary Women of the Moose. She worked for the Decatur Bowling Alley for nine years and was a homemaker. Also surviving are daughter, Michelle (Ric) Conner of Huntertown, Ind.; son, Christopher (Pam) Ross of Warsaw, Ind.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, with the Rev. David Butz officiating. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Salem United Church of Christ, Magley. Preferred memorials to Salem U.C.C. Magley. For complete obituary information and to sign the online guestbook, visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 28, 2013