GINA LYNN ROSS (ZARNS), age 46, of St. Francis and formerly of Isanti, passed away on the 16th of July 2016 after a courageous battle against GBM cancer. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, East Bethel with Pastor Micah Pearson officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday, July 22nd at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Gina was born on March 18, 1970 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to James and Bonita (Crawford) Zarns. She attended school in Blaine, Isanti-Cambridge, and graduated from Cambridge in 1988. Gina attended Northwestern and Mankato State, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. Gina worked at the Anoka Court House for 18 years.
Gina married Brian Ross on December 29, 2007. She loved family and friends. She also enjoyed camping, fishing, shopping, magazines and make up, and her kitty, Jack. Gina was kind and thoughtful and always had a smile to share.
Gina Lynn Ross (Zarns) passed away on the 16th of July 2016 after a courageous battle against GBM cancer. Gina was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Gina is survived by her husband, Brian; parents, Jim and Bonita Zarns; sister, Missy Opatz; nephew and nieces, Brandon (Kari) Opatz, and Kelsey Opatz; step-children, Elizabeth and Antonio Ross; mother-in-law, Susan Green; brothers-in-law, Steven Ross and Andrew Ross; sister-in-law, Jennifer (Norm) Lieberman; niece and nephew, Jayna and Nathan; step-grandchildren, Alyvia and Adrian; and two godchildren, Brianna and Spencer.