Ross E. Brannian       November 28, 2014

 BRANNIAN, Ross Ross E. Brannian, 89, of Irving, TX  passed
away on Friday, November 28, 2014. Ross will be  remembered
most fondly as a man of his word, kind and generous to all.
He was born on November 9, 1925 in  Randolph, Iowa  to  the
late  Harold  and Edna Brannian.  A Geophysical Consultant,
Ross was employed by Improved Petroleum Recovery (IPR)  for
the  past 19 years.  He was well known across the globe and
highly respected  for his  honest  and  accurate  opinions,
evaluations and  recommendations.  He  had  Professional  Affiliations
with the SEG, SIPES, AAPG, and the DGS.  Ross was a  geophysicist  who
worked for GSI in the late Fifties.

Ross was closely involved in the World Affairs Association  in  Dallas
and  was  a  member at Highland Park UMC He was a staunch supporter of
the Republican Party and served as a Delegate and  Precinct  Chairman.
Survivors include his brother Richard (Doreen) Brannian of St. Edward,
NE; niece, Cathy (Steve) Wadas, and  great-nephew  Cooper of Columbus,
NE; nephew, David Brannian of Omaha, NE; and  many  cousins  and  dear

He  was  preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Donald; and
sister, Alice.  A  Funeral Service will be held on December 4, 2014 at
10:00 am at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W.  Northwest  Hwy.,
Dallas, TX.  Memorials  may be made to the family for designation at a
later date. Online condolences can be made at www.Sparkman-Hillcrest.com.