Blaine D. Ross, 58, of Springfield died at 8:29 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born August 11, 1953 in Springfield to James D. and Shirley M. Traeger Ross. His father preceded him in death.
He is survived by his mother: Shirley Ross of Springfield; one sister: Kimberly Ann Ross of Dallas, TX, one brother: Blake (Sara) Ross of Pleasant Plains; one niece: Ellen Ross; one nephew: James T. Ross and several cousins.
Blaine was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 35 years. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Monday, January 23, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Animal Protective League (APL).