ROSS F. KIES, 82 of Marinette passed away on Monday November 27, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Ross was born on August 24, 1935 in Ventura, CA to the late Fred and Angela (Heinz) Kies. Ross proudly served his Country in the United States Navy. On October 10, 1957 Ross married the former Barbara Laven in Franklin, WI. She preceded him in death on January 9, 2016. He worked for Wisconsin Telephone Co. and later worked security at Mitchell Field Airport for many years. Ross enjoyed his fish and fish tanks, reading and watching movies. He further enjoyed growing plants and was a great cook.
Survivors include his 3 daughters: Debbie Jacobus of Moorpark, CA, Donna (Ben Hanna) Kies of Marinette and Diane (Aaron) Tuinstra of Marinette; 2 sons: Al (Jackie) of Rapid River, MI and Michael (Patti) of Racine, WI; 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Ross was preceded in death by his brother: Rene; and son in law: Tim Jacobus.
Family will receive friends at Anderson Kell Funeral Home, Menominee on Friday December 1, 2017 after 11:00 am until time of Military Rites at 1:00 pm followed by Funeral Service with Rev. Scott Ehle officiating. Burial will follow in Mellen Township Cemetery.