Rosella Caroline (Saline) Klutts
Ross Klutts, 87, of Poteau died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.She was born July 1, 1925, in Oglesby, Ill., to William Derico and Maria Salina. Ross married Benny Klutts on Dec. 4, 1948, in Pryor. She was a registered nurse and served as director of nursing at Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau. She was also a volunteer nurse for many years at the Poteau Primary and Upper Elementary schools and the Poteau Free Clinic at the Christian Church. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Poteau. Ross is preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband Ben.She is survived by her sons, Billy of Poteau, Dusty of Poteau, Kip and daughter-in-law Suzanne of Poteau; daughters, Shaun and son-in-law, Dr. Ted Kondos of Poteau, and Shala Klutts of Fort Smith; 11 grandchildren, Darraugh Kondos, Lindsey Manley, Chris Kondos, Chad Klutts, Jake Klutts, Garrett Klutts, Wilson Klutts, Ben Klutts, Joel Espina, Jade Espina and Sophia Espina; one sister, Mary Bubel of Dallas; and other nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.Services will be at held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.