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In Memory of Fran Ross

Frances Katherine (née Jorgensen) Ross died on March 6, 2015 of heart failure. She was 96. The daughter of Danish immigrants, she was born on April 22, 1918 in Modesto. She received her bachelor's degree from San Jose State and a master's from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. She married Rev. Kenneth Ross in 1947 before moving back to California, where Fran had a full career as a schoolteacher. Her strong Christian faith was central to her life and in her final years, she was an active member at First Presbyterian Church in San Pedro.

She was preceded in death by husband Ken in 1993 and stepson Timothy Ross in 2013. She is survived by her younger sister, Beulah Olson; her daughter, Joanne Feldmeth and husband, Nathan; her son, Glenn Ross and wife, Lyn; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 14th at First Presbyterian Church in San Pedro. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Royal Family KIDS' international program (memo line: Fran Ross Memorial Fund). Please isgn the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Mar. 13, 2015
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