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Debbie Ross

Debbie Ross Debbie Ross

Debbie Ross, 65, Edgar, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Marshfield Medical Center from complication of diabetes, a chronic illness she was challenged with.

She was born July 22, 1955, in Elkhorn, daughter of the late Arnold and Delores (Sokol) Hartway. On November 30, 1974, she married Roger Ross at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Edgar, and together they raised Robin and Richard, living in Marathon on the Ross family farm.

Debbie was a truly loved wife, sister, mother and grandmother. Her love of the season changes and daily routine of the farm were always close to her heart. She enjoyed flowers and gardening. Her gardening was a showcase of many flowers and plants. She had a successful career as an Avon representative and at art fairs where she made and sold dried flower arrangements. Above all, she loved her four grandchildren: Benjamin and Alexander Gosai, and Rylea and Rian Ross.

Survivors include: her husband, Roger; children: Robin, Richard and their spouses, Jendra Gosai and Stefanee Ross; as well as her grandchildren, the joy of her final years. Survivors also include her mother-in-law, Jane Ross; her siblings: Father Alan Hartway, Dianne Robinson, Rayna Hartway, Tony and Adam Hartway, their spouses and many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts, most of which are in Park Falls, where she enjoyed summers as a child.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Peter and Christy Hartway; and father-in-law, Verlyn Ross.

Public visitation was from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar. Social distancing practices and wearing masks were encouraged for all in attendance. The funeral service was private on Thursday, with Rev. Gail Sowell presiding. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established. Online condolences may be expressed at

To our beloved Debbie, may you enjoy the sunsets and all the angels watching over you.

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