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Arliss Alton  Ross
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Obituary for Arliss Alton Ross

ROSS, Arliss Alton – of Montrose, age 76, died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Chesaning Nursing Care Center. Honoring Arliss’s wishes cremation has taken place and graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital.

Arliss was born March 1, 1942 in Birch Run, Michigan to the late Edward and Margaret (Tackebury) Ross. He grew up in Birch Run and graduated from Birch Run High School with the class of 1960. On February 13, 1965 he married Judith Ann Polk in Saginaw, Michigan and she preceded him in death on May 14, 2017. Prior to his retirement, he worked for GM at Buick City for 35 years. He was a member of Community of Christ in Clio. Arliss enjoyed traveling, Tigers baseball and his grandchildren.

Surviving are: Children, Arliss (Suzanne) Ross ll, Rebecca (Blanca) Ross, Michelle (Scott) Balanowski; Grandchildren, Kyle (Beth Anne) Patterson, Kaleb (Jessica) Patterson, Emma Ross, Jonathan Ross, Joshua Balanowski, Jessica (Barry) Hines, Jennifer Balanowski; Great Grandchildren, Jackson, Balanowski, Gracelyn Hines, Kaylynn Balanowski, Layla Patterson, Hunter Balanowski, and future granddaughter Patterson; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Judith; and 12 siblings. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at

O'Guinn Family Funeral Home
Montrose Chapel

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Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Cemetery Details


Birch Run Township Cemetery

11475 Dixie Hwy
Birch Run, MI 48415

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Michigan)

1461 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights , MI 48071

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