Blanner, Ross E., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018, loving father of Jennifer (Jeffrey) McGowen and Laura (Jason) Hogan, dear grandfather of Ava, Brayden, Chase, Benjamin and Liam, dear brother of Bruce (Cathy) Blanner, dear uncle of Joseph (Jessica) Blanner and Shannon (Brian) Creg, dear cousin and friend to many. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Dorothy Blanner.
Ross had a passion for music. He began as a drummer, and his love for music lead him to study keyboard, guitar and vocals. He believed everyone should incorporate the power of music as an avenue for learning and self-expression in our everyday lives. He also loved American history, Big Cedar Lodge and Table Rock Lake where he enjoyed fishing, boating and relaxing.
A memorial visitation will be held Monday, May 21, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood.