- July 7, 1937 - September 19, 2011
- Springfield, Illinois
of Judith's Passing
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“Dr. Ross I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Rodger Rollet
1 of 16 | Posted by: Rodger Rollet - springfield, IL
“Please accept our condolences on behalf of the Illinois Symphony Guild of Springfield. We know your family as well as many friends in the...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Kathryn Ransom - Springfield, IL
“Our family is sorry for your lost Wauline & Joy Quick Robert Austin
3 of 16 | Posted by: Wauline Quick - Springfield, IL
“Sorry for your loss.
4 of 16 | Posted by: Joe and Lisa Gurski - Springfield, IL
“We are so very sorry for your loss. Judy was a special woman. I remember well when we moved in many years ago she brought over a box of Peases...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Jim & Dona Krug - Springfield, IL
“You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I know Judy had a tough battle and was winning for many years. She was a very strong person who cared so much...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Joe Mott - Highland, IL
“You have our deepest sympathy! We know your mom was a special part of your family. Rachael, your grandma will live on in your heart. You have a...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Katie Ambrose - Springfield, IL
“Dr. S David Ross and family my thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace be with you and in your hearts in this time of grief. God bless one and all...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Sally Miller White - SPRINGFIELD, IL
“The Ross Family, Carol & I were sorry to read of the loss of Judy we liked her very much and we know she will be missed by all her knew her.
9 of 16 | Posted by: Chuck Rowland - Sherman, IL
“Deepest sympathy for your loss, I met your mother many years ago when I was in high school, she was a wondeful person.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Brian L. Stapleton - Crofton, MD
“Laura and I would like to offer our sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. We hope all the wonderful memories will keep her close to you...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Rod and Laura Milligan - IL
“I met Judy thru my neighbor,Eileen Montgomery who was her neighbor at one time....Judy will be missed by us all...she was always there with a smile....Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Anne and John Linxwiler - IL
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry we are out of town and unable to express our condolences in person.
13 of 16 | Posted by: Dave & Carol Baird - Springfield, IL
“Our sympathy and condolences to you and your family. May God be with you during this time.
14 of 16 | Posted by: Leroy & Johnetta Jordan - IL
“We offer our sincere sympathy and condolences to S. David Ross, II, MD, and family, on the loss of his wife, Judie, during this time of sorrow and...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: James and Nancy Daugherty - IL
“Dr.Ross--just remember all the good times you shared with your wife.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Margurette Moore - Farmersville, IL
Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Homes
Judith Dale Reimer Ross ascended into heaven on September 19, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a brave and hard fought battle with cancer. She was born on July 7th, 1937 in Green Bay, Wisconsin to John E. "Jack" and Effie Fruzen Reimer. They preceded her in death. Judie is survived by her sister, Beverly Kramer of Appleton, Wisconsin. Judie was a graduate of St. Joseph's Academy in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Education where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She taught elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin. She married S. David Ross II MD on September 3rd, 1966. They have seven children, Erich J. Bloxdorf (wife, Mary), John D. Ross (wife, Tammy), Heidi A. Kerz (Fiancé, Todd Clearwater), Kay M. Baker (husband, Bret), Julie A. Pabst (husband, David), S. David Ross III (wife, Rhonda) and Jennifer R. Hughes (husband, David). The center in her life was always her family, friends and neighbors. Judie has 10 grandchildren Corie and Allie Bloxdorf, Rachael and Payne Kerz, Eva Baker, Luke and Claire Pabst, Kate and Jack Ross and Charlie Hughes. She is also survived by her golden retriever, Lillian Rose. One nephew and two nieces also survive her. Judie was a member of St. Agnes Parish. She belonged to the Sangamo Club, Sea Pines Plantation Club, and Illini Country Club. She was also a member of the Springfield Art Association and the Springfield Symphony Guild and was on the Board of Directors of both organizations. Judie was an avid golfer who played on several city tournament teams for Illini County Club. She won many tournaments as a child in Wisconsin and as an adult. Notably, she won the Illinois Women State Armature in her flight, twice. She loved sports cars and was named the German Amateur Porsche Club Driver of the Year in 1966 & 1967. She enjoyed her flower gardens, shopping and trips to "the boat". Judie supported the Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62703, where donations may be made on her behalf. Contributions may also be made to St. John's Home Health, c/o Friends of St. John's Hospital, 800 E. Carpenter, Springfield, IL 62769. Visitation: Family will receive friends from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 245 N. Amos, Springfield. Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at St. Agnes Catholic Church with Rev. Robert Jallas, celebrant. Private entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park at the Ross family mausoleum.
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