Ross Andrew Dahlberg

Ross Andrew Dahlberg, 84, of Pinckney, Mich., passed away on August 29, 2017 of natural causes. Ross was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 16, 1933. He graduated from Lansing High School and went on to receive an engineering degree from the University of Illinois. Ross had recently converted to Catholicism and joined the Catholic Church with a new-found sense of peace and joy.

Ross served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956. Ross then worked as an Electrical Engineer for Honeywell in Massachusetts, and later as a Sales Engineer for the automotive industry in Michigan. In retirement Ross enjoyed being an inventor and playwright, writing many works for local production companies.

Ross was married to Shirley Jean Dahlberg (Stewart), who preceded Ross in death in 1976. Ross is survived by his second wife, Vivian Lowayne Dahlberg (Hemming).

Ross is also survived by his grandchildren Jessica, Megan (Bill), Jeane, Clay, Madeline, Kevin (Carmen), Archie (Elizabeth), Samantha, Alex (Kristin), Calvin, Emmett, and Talya; his great-grandchildren Riley, Rebekah, Annabel and Sylvie; his sister Barbara; his children Karenleigh (Bill), Greg, Todd (Jodi), Carl and Khristin (William); nieces Wendi, Lynn, Jeane (Scott) and Cindy (Dale); nephews Scott, Duane, Adam (Joyce) and Robert (Sandy); his loving dog and faithful companion Schatzi; and other family and friends.

The memorial service will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 711 Rickett Road, Brighton, MI 48116, 810.229.9863, on Monday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. Mass with a reception immediately following.

Ross’s directives for cremation and burial at sea are being honored by the family, and are being handled by the Neptune Society.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Pets for Patriots through their website

 The Dahlberg family wishes to thank Ross’s neighbors, in particular Dan; Ross’s caretakers, in particular Mary Lou, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital; Father George, and St. Patrick Catholic Church for the support and compassion Ross was given during his final years, and that which his family has received during this difficult time.


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