William L. Ross, age 91, of McHenry, died Friday, December 27, 2013 at JourneyCare in Woodstock. He was born January 5, 1922 in Morton Grove to William and Elsie (Schuhrke) Ross. On October 30, 1948 he married Leona J. Hennig in Des Plaines.
William lived in McHenry for over 35 years. He was a bus salesman for RW Slaney Company and in 1968 became the proprietor of Ross Bus Sales for the over 30. William was a member of the McHenry County Board and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Ross of McHenry; a sister, Gladys (the late Charles) Davis of McHenry; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Ross of Fox Lake; four nieces and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Leona on July 7, 2011; his parents; a brother, Arthur Ross; and a sister, Laura Ross.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2013, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Inurnment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Skokie.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, his family suggests memorials to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010, or to Joe Wish Foundation, 2108 Orchard Beach Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave the family an on-line condolence message.