Sonja Jean Ross

Sonja Jean Ross, 80, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away peacefully at her home on January 23, 2023.

Sonja was born on October 4, 1942 in Lawrence, Kansas to Fredrick H. and V. Bernice (Cole) Wilson. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1960.

Sonja first met her husband Patrick in junior high and then again in junior college. They were married on August 1, 1965. She worked most of her life in banking and secretarial work. She was an accomplished musician, playing cello, accordion, piano, and organ. She played for church services for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed collecting, antiquing, floral arranging, and reading.

Sonja was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Patrick, two daughters, Julie (Richard) Rosenberg and Jenny (Joe) Terry, two grandsons, Matthew (Molly) Brackeen and Jordan Eimer, two great-grandchildren, Matthew and Macie Brackeen, sister Marilyn Keener, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 1:00pm-2:00pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence, Kansas. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm. Graveside services following at Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, Kansas.

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From Renda and Jim Stevinson...

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Our deepest condolences to all of the family!

From Roberta estes...

Sorry to hear about your sister. Much love and prayers

From Denise keener family...

Sincerest condolences to Marilyn and family at this sad time. Love and Prayers to all

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