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Ray Chester Hoss

March 20, 1928 February 12, 2020
Ray Chester Hoss
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Obituary for Ray Chester Hoss

Ray Chester Hoss, age 91, passed away February 12, 2020 at Longview Nursing Home in Logan, Iowa.

Ray was born March 20, 1928 in McClelland, Iowa to the late Ray Charles and Madeline (Fisher) Hoss. After graduating from high school, Ray proudly served his country in the US Army from 1950-1952. He was united in marriage to Colene J. Shepherd on October 28, 1950. Ray worked many years at Caterpillar Company and was a longtime member of Community of Christ-Riverside Church in Council Bluffs, where he served as a priest and was very active there.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Kenneth; sister, Wanda Hansen.

Survivors include his wife, Colene, of Missouri Valley, Iowa; daughter, Debra Stephens and husband Carroll, of Honey Creek, Iowa; grandchildren, Chris (Christy) Christensen, Jason (Leslie) Christensen, Shane (Jill) Hoss, all of Council Bluffs, Rebecca (Riley) Kurth, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Andrew (Katie) Stephens, of Logan, Iowa; 14 great-grandchildren.

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Funeral Service




10:00 AM 2/15/2020 10:00:00 AM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Visitation with family one hour prior to service at funeral home.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Community of Christ Riverside Church

2828 Avenue G
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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