William Francis Ross, 62, of Porterfield, Wis., passed away at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette, Wis. after a lengthy battle with cancer.
  Survivors include his son, Michael Ross of Green Bay, Wis.; daughter, Danielle (Ryan) Frappier of VanDyne, Wis.; his ex-wife, Lindy Ross of Escanaba; two brothers: Daniel (Barbara) Ross of Escanaba and Richard (Carol) Ross of Ishpeming; numerous cousins and his aunt, Helen Dulak LeBouf. He is also survived by his very special neighbors and friends, Mel and Elain Luetkens.
  Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. EDT at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating. 
  The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Ross family with arrangements.