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Ross A. Henry, age 96, of Elsie, Michigan passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Ashley Care Center, Ashley, Michigan. Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Dr. Donald Ferris-McCann officiating. Burial will take place at Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Michigan. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Ross was born in Elsie, Michigan on June 30, 1918, the son of Arthur and Linna (Robart) Henry. He graduated from Elsie High School. Ross married Dorothy Osborn in 1950; Dorothy passed away September 16, 1972. Ross married Harriet (Bancroft) Walker on August 12, 1975. Ross enjoyed hunting, gun competitions and traveling. He worked for Gower's in Eureka, delivering propane. Ross was a farmer his entire life, on the farm he was born and raised on. Ross and his first wife, Dorothy enjoyed traveling and spending time with their family at Pike Lake. Ross and Harriet traveled to many places together and wintered in Florida for many years, they enjoyed playing cards and dominos with their friends and family. He was a member of the Eureka Christian Church for many years. He is survived by his wife Harriet Henry, daughter in law Linda Henry, step daughters; Lyla and Rod Brush and Lora and William Furstenau. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Dorothy, son Bill Henry, step son Jerry Walker, sister and brother in law, Esther & Burton Tabor, and 1 grandson. Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie, Michigan.

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