In Memory of

Anthony 'Tony' Ross

November 20, 1959 - January 5, 2014
Anthony 'Tony' Ross was born November 20, 1959, in Indianapolis, IN. His childhood years were spent in Indianapolis where he received his education. Following graduation, Tony went to work driving truck for Carter Lee Lumber Company for many years. In 1992, he moved to Akron, IA and worked for Coilcraft in Hawarden for five years. Tony then moved to Cherokee in 1997 and worked for Schoon Construction for several years. Tony enjoyed fishing, throwing darts, and bowling. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. On January 5, 2014, Tony passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA, at the age of 54. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Kenneth Ross. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Ross of Cherokee, IA; Elizabeth's mother, Katherine Malcolm,of Cherokee, IA; and his longtime special friend, Cynthia Arms of Cherokee, IA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given in Tony's name.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 10, 2014, at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church in Meriden.
Michael Wilson
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church
At a later date


Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Cindy, we are sorry for your loss. We were lucky to have known Tony. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Joe and Paula
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I worked with Tony at Schoon Construction for most of a summer. He was a good guy and co-worker. He had a great sense of humor. He will be missed.”
- Jason
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Cindy, Remember we love you and we are so sorry to here of Tony's passing. He will be in your heart forever.”
- Kenny & Lesley Welch
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Liz and Kathy i know and you know but there is something you both need to know. i have never had ill will feeling to either of you. he was loved by many and you both shall always be a part of my life and i will always be if you ever need anything.ALWAYS AND ANYTHING!!”
- Cindy
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Liz, I was very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Meribeth Adams
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 12:00 AM
I am so very sorry for the loss of Tony. He was a very dear friend more like a brother to me.
Liz, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. He was a great man and an even greater friend to Fred and I and our children. Know that we are thinking of you.”
- Patijo Miller
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Tony will be greatly missed. Goodbye from a good friend, I miss you already. Jim Perrin. ”
- Brenda Perrin
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Liz & Kathy, You are in our prayers. We have a BIG God and he will get you through this. Your friends at M.E.F.C. love you and will be there for you as well. ”
- Marlys Anderson
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Kathy and Liz im sorry to hear for your loss.take care and my prayers are with you”
- Melissa A Eberly
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Liz and Kathy- Sorry to hear this. We will be praying for you! Dawn Jenness”
- Dawn Jenness
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Im so sorry to hear of Tony passing we were friends of his and cindys in Laurens ia and we still keep in touch”
- Twyla Smith
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