Sgt. Ross Aaron Clevenger

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Zeyer Funeral Chapel

Sgt. Ross Aaron Clevenger, 21, was killed February 8, 2007 while serving in Iraq with the 321st Engineering Battalion.

Born April 11, 1985 in Nampa, Idaho, Ross grew up in the Treasure Valley and graduated from Marsing High School in 2003. He joined the Army Reserves during high school and after basic training enrolled in Boise State University. He earned his CNA certificate in 2005 and was continuing his education. He was called to active duty in early 2006 and deployed to Iraq in September.

Ross will be remembered for the genuine love of his family, his positive attitude, and his goofy grin which always brightened the room. One of Ross' passions was snowboarding; he had a season pass to Bogus Basin every year since graduating high school. While Ross was on leave from Iraq in January 2007 he spent a week at Tamarack snowboarding with family and friends. During high school he discovered his love of writing and continued to do so in his spare time. Ross also loved to watch movies and play video games and his movie/video collection was one of his prized possessions. Ross spent weekends fishing, hiking and skateboarding with his siblings.

Ross was preceded in death by his brother Blake. Ross is survived by his mother Abby (Reese) Bradshaw of Marsing, ID, his father Loren (Nancy) Clevenger of Kennewick, WA, his siblings David (Debbie), Paul (Diana), Debbie (Mike), Melissa (Rick), Brent (Summer), Brett (Christine), Jenny (Dax), Angie (Chris), Kara (Wade), Matt, Ben (Lisa), Julie (Tim), Brandon (Shanda), Charli, Robert, and Morgan. He is also survived by his loving fiancee, Staff Sgt. Brandie Brown, still serving in Iraq.

The time, date and location of the funeral services will be published when finalized. In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made at any branch of U.S. Bank to educational scholarships for children of military families. Local arrangements are being provided by Zeyer Funeral Chapel, 83 North Midland Blvd. Nampa.

Published in Tri-City Herald on Feb. 13, 2007
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