Archive for Thursday, April 8, 1999


April 8, 1999



Lenexa -- Funeral Mass for Teresa Elizabeth Ross, 98, Lenexa, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Shawnee.

Mrs. Ross died Monday, April 5, 1999, at the Lakeview Village, Lenexa.

She was born June 16, 1900, the daughter of Charles and Antonia Hauser Rieke. She had lived in Lenexa since 1993, and had previously lived near Eudora for more than 30 years.

She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Shawnee; Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora; St. Paul's Catholic Church, Olathe; Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Shawnee; Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Los Alamos, N.M., and Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lenexa.

She married Merritt E. Ross in 1935. He died in 1974.

Survivors include a sister, Rosemary Graham, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; a daughter, Teresa Gordon, Baldwin; a son, Paul Ross, Arlington, Va.; a stepdaughter, Margaret Phillips, Glendale, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Amos Family Chapel, Shawnee, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to the charity of donor's choice, sent in care of the Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Dr., Shawnee 66203.

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