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Ross Allan Magnus

April 1, 1932 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Ross Allan Magnus passed away peacefully on November 21, 2021 at the age of
89 years. A Celebration of Life for his family and friends will be held at a
later date.

Ross was born on April 1, 1932 in Winnipeg, MB and was predeceased by his
loving wife, Chris Magnus on March 13, 2016 and his son Glen Magnus on June
23, 2021. 

Ross & Chris were married in Vancouver, BC on Feb. 17, 1951 and had 4
children, 6 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great
grandchildren. Candice (Gene) Chester of Spruce Grove; grandchildren: Tina
(Clay) Genge and their children Jennifer & Tyler; Tammy Dmyterko (Toby
Perrill) and their children Reiley & Cassie. Terry Ann (Mark) Temrick of
Cache Creek and son-in-law Terry Rysz of Sicamous; grandchildren: Barry Rysz
(passed May 17, 2005) and his children Jordan and Danny Matthieu; Karri
(Chris) Brinnen and their children Courtney, Emily (Tyler) Holz and their
children Maxwell & Collins, Jamie, & Riley; Len (Carol) Magnus of Fort St.
James; grandchildren: Kyle (Erica) Magnus and their children Dakota, Abby, &
Carter; Keith (Victoria) Magnus and their children Shawntae, Lakota,
Drayton, Greyson & Nash; and Glen (Sheila) Magnus of Spruce Grove.

Ross and Chris moved throughout BC and Alberta in their early years until
finally settling in Golden, BC to raise their young family. They were
co-owners of Magnus Trucking with the late Sumner & Irene Magnus. In the
early 1980's, they spent a couple of years in Spruce Grove, AB before
finally moving back to BC and setting up home in Cache Creek.  Ross worked
for Bobell Trucking until he retired in the late 1990's.  In his final
years, Ross lived in Ashcroft, BC at Thompson View Manor where he made many
great friends and enjoyed teasing the staff.

Ross will be forever remembered for his storytelling, singing, larger than
life laugh, & his love of his family & friends. The Magnus door was always
open for a visit.  He will be sadly missed.

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