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Teresa Ross

Teresa "Terry" Ross

Wednesday, April 20th, 1932 - Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Teresa “Terry” Ross, 88, of Gering, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020, at her home. Her memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Bridgman Funeral Home in Scottsbluff with Pastor Dale Brown officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff. A memorial has been established to Salem Congregational Church in Scottsbluff. Online condolences may be made by visiting Terry’s memorial page at During these times, we are obligated to adhere to the social distancing guidelines set forth by the State of Nebraska for memorial services.

Terry was born April 20,1932, at Avon, South Dakota to John and Sadie (Cnossen) Struiksma. She grew up and attended schools in South Dakota. She married Leo P. Molina in 1952. They lived in Minot, North Dakota and traveled to many other places to live. Terry moved to Gering in 1972 and married Harvey Vincent Ross September 5, 1973, in Gering. She worked as a waitress and hostess for numerous restaurants in the Scottsbluff-Gering area.

Terry had the funniest, happiest personality with the biggest laugh. She would do anything for anybody. She loved garage sales and usually had three a year. She was the best wife, mom, and grandma. Terry loved the Lord. She was a member of Salem Congregational Church in Scottsbluff.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Linda Molina of Gering; grandson, Jason Molina of Houston, Texas; granddaughter, Christina (B.J.) Derr of Mitchell; great-grandson, Braeden Molina; brother, Bill (Marilyn) Struiksma of Artesia, California; stepchildren, Larry (Rosemarie) Ross of Kansas, Judy (Brian) Clifton of Utah, and Sheryl Knight of Minatare; eight step-grandchildren, fourteen step-great-grandchildren, and two step-great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Terry was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Leo Molina and Harvey Ross; son, Steven Reed Molina; brothers, John and Wilber Struisksma; and sisters, Annie Buchholz and Bertha Steensna.
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    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 10:30am
    Bridgman Funeral Home
    2104 Broadway
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    Pastor Dale Brown


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Deb Kasza

Posted at 08:43pm
Terry’s family
She was an amazing lady. I did her hair for a few years . She was always happy and cheerful. She will be sadly missed .Her smile was beautiful. God bless
Sincerely Deb Kasza

Christopher Reyes

Posted at 11:49pm
Terry was such a nice lady i knew her through my mom and our friend kathy i went to her house and help with her yard sales and helped clean her house. She loved my kids she bought girl scout cookies from my daughter i will miss seeing you at bingo.

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