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Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 28, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 PM


Manitou Ridge

3200 McKnight Rd., White Bear Lake

Celebration of Life

Friday, August 26, 2022

11:00 AM with visitation starting at 10:00 AM


Day Macz Funeral Home

311 North Pine, Sandoval, IL

Joseph E. Ross

Age 61 of Shoreview, passed away on July 7, 2022.

Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Virginia; brother-in-law, Tom Pockrandt; father and mother-in-law, Edward and Barbara DuFresne; and sister-in-law, Debbie Rice.


Survived by loving wife, Maggie; children, Emma (22) and Little Joe (14); sister, Susan Pockrandt of Coon Rapids, MN; brother, David Ross of Shoreview, MN; brothers-in-law, Don (Jeanie) DuFresne, John (Linda) DuFresne, and Tom (Patti) DuFresne; sister-in-law, Anne DuFresne; favorite Uncle Joe to many nieces and nephews; and many other friends and relatives.


Joe was a wonderful husband and a very proud dad. He was an incredible son, brother, friend, and colleague. He had a heart of gold, an infectious smile and laugh, and was a friend to everyone he met. "Joe was the guy you’d want to sit with and have a beer".


Per Joe’s wishes, a Celebration of Life will be Thursday, July 28 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Manitou Ridge, 3200 N. McKnight Rd., White Bear Lake. 

A further Celebration of Life 11:00 AM Friday, August 26  at Day Macz Funeral Home, 311 North Pine, Sandoval, IL.  Visitation from 10-11 AM  Friday.  Interment Andereck-McClelland Cemetery, Sandoval, IL.

His family would like to thank the care team at Minneapolis Heart Institute, United Hospital, and Abbott Northwestern Hospital for the tremendous care they provided.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Minneapolis Heart Institute in memory of Joe.

Joe's CaringBridge site

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