Ross Comstock

PORTAGE – Ross Comstock, age 82, of Portage, passed away at home surrounded by family and in the loving arms of his wife on Monday, September 2, 2019.

Ross was born on February 2, 1937 in Poynette, the son of Donald and Gladys (Marten) Comstock.  He was married to Verla Mae Schroeder on July 10th, 1960, and they made their home and lives together in the Portage area.  He served in the military with the U.S. Army from 1957 until 1963.  He had worked at A.M.P.I., retiring in 1997.  Ross was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Portage, and, in later years, Trinity Lutheran Church in Packwaukee.

He is survived by his wife, Verla, of Portage;  three sons, Ed (Barb) Comstock, Portage, Kevin (Sandy) Comstock, Medford, WI, and Al (Beth) Comstock, Oxford, WI;  three grandchildren, Zach (Rebecca) Comstock, Wisconsin Dells, Alysa (Matt) Heiskanen, Portage, and Sara Comstock, Madison, WI;  three great-grandchildren, Aubree Heiskanen, Rylee Heiskanen, and Morgan Comstock;  three sisters, Murial    Healy, Marge Schultz, and Ruth Owens;  nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Donald Jr., his in-laws, Albert and Oliva Schroeder, Wayne Schroeder, Delores Thomas, Shirley Lutz and Myrl Schroeder.    

Funeral services will be at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, W5940 Chestnut St., Packwaukee, WI, with the Rev. Larry Sheppard officiating.  Burial will follow in Comstock Cemetery, Marcellon Township.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Camp LuwiSoMo Campground, W5202 Aspen Rd., Wild Rose, WI  54984.

The family would like to thank the staff of Agrace Hospice for taking excellent care of our husband and father during his last days with us.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)