Kathleen Y. "Kathy" Ross

July 14, 1952 ~ July 10, 2009

Kathleen Yevon “Kathy” Ross, age 56, a resident of Mapleton, Kansas, died unexpectedly, Friday, July 10, 2009, at her home. She was born July 14, 1952, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Leonard Owen and Margie Ellen Grandstaff Rangel. Kathy married Martin E. Ross on April 3, 1970, at Overland Park, Kansas. He preceded her in death on October 24, 2008. She had worked for a time at Mercy Hospital and later went to work for Valu Merchandisers when the company first began in Fort Scott. She enjoyed gardening, shopping, collecting antiques and reading her Bible.

Survivors include three sons, David Earl Ross, and wife, Retha, Fort Scott, Kansas, John Martin Ross, Fort Scott, and Daniel Lee Ross, and wife, Amber, Linn Valley, Kansas; a daughter, Suzie Renee Cliffman, and husband, Chad, Fort Scott. Also surviving are her parents, Leonard and Margie Rangle, Shawnee, Kansas; three brothers, Michael Rangle, Gainesville, Florida, Larry Rangle, Spring Hill, Kansas, and Jason Rangle, Kansas City, Kansas; and a sister, Neva Ditto, Linn Valley, Kansas; fifteen grandchildren, Tim, Matt, Elizabeth, Dylan, Eddie, Christy, Sarah, Essence, Eric, Alexis, Gavin, Olivia, Danielle, Tarin, and Malia, and a great-grandson, Gavin David.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Mapleton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas.

Tue. Jul. 14, 2009
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Cheney Witt Chapel

Wed. Jul. 15, 2009
2:00 p.m.
Cheney Witt Chapel

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