April 1, 1932 – November 21, 2021
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.
Online condolences may be made at www.tvfh.ca
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