Justin Wade Ross, age 39, of Granite Falls, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral services were held on Monday at the Upper Sioux Community Multi-Purpose Building, with burial to follow in the Upper Sioux Community Cemetery.
Visitation and reviewal took place Sunday afternoon at the Wing-Bain Funeral home in Granite Falls. Later that same evening, an all night wake took place at the Multi-Purpose Building and continued up to the time of services.
Justin Wade Ross was born on December 17, 1973, in Granite Falls, the son of John Ray Ross and Cynthia Rae (Frovik) Mulligan. He was baptized in Granite Falls Lutheran Church and was a 1992 graduate of MACCRAY High School in Clara City.
Justin was employed in 1993 by Jackpot Junction Casino and also worked for a time at Firefly Creek Casino in Granite Falls. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, art, listening to music, playing video games, shopping and watching movies. Justin also loved to spend time with his family and friends.
Justin was called from this world on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, while asleep at his residence. He was 39 years of age.
Surviving family include his mother Cynthia Mulligan of Granite Falls, his step father Robert Mulligan of Granite Falls, his three sisters- Melissa Ross of Granite Falls and Angela Ross of Montevideo, and Leah Ross of Moorhead; one brother- Jason Ross of Granite Falls; six nieces- Anisty and Autumn Ross of Echo, Ariana Ross and Anisa Rios, both of Montevideo, Lilly Ross of Moorhead, and Aliestra Ross of Colorado; three nephews: Samuel LeMire of Granite Falls, Elijah Ross of Moorhead, and Johnathon Ross of Colorado; many friends and extended family.
Preceding Justin in death were his father; his paternal grandparents, Rufus and Verna Ross; and his maternal grandparents, Arne and Esther Frovik.
Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls, in charge of service arrangements.