Bertha “Bert” Ross

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Bertha “Bert” Ross
April 13, 1931 – January 28, 2020

Bertha “Bert” Ross, 88, of Rapid City died Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Peaceful Pine Senior Living Community in Rapid City.

A memorial visitation will be held at South Park United Church of Christ (2201 3rd Street, Rapid City) on Thursday, February 6 from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at the church.

Bert was born to John and Lena Schuh on April 13, 1931 near Isabel. She attended rural schools before graduating from Isabel High School in 1948.

After attending Northern State Teacher’s College for one year, Bert taught in rural schools for five years followed by three years in Dupree Schools.

In 1954, she married Bob Ross and they moved to Rapid City. Bert continued her education and graduated from Black Hills State Teacher’s College in 1970. She spent the remainder of her 40-year career teaching in Rapid City schools. She thrived on enriching the lives of her many students.




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