|Francis H. Rose|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Friday, 08 November 2013 12:22|
Francis H. Rose, 77, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away, Wednesday, November 6, 2013.
Francis was born in Meppen, Illinois, to the late Elmer H. and Lillian M. (Bonner) Rose. He married Doris (Harmon) Rose on November 12, 1949 in East Alton, Illinois, and she survives him in Bowling Green.
Francis was an active member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green, where he assisted with preparing Mass and served on various committees.
Francis was an Engineer in the Glass Division for over 45 years with Owens Illinois. While working as an engineer, he worked in various states and in many countries, allowing him and his family to see numerous parts of the world.
Francis served his country proud in the United States Air Force where he served in the 4050th USAF Hospital.
Francis had many hobbies and interests, he enjoyed tending to his orchard of apple and pear trees, spending time with his family and going to the annual Meppen picnic to eat turtle soup. According to his family, Francis could be very "ornery" and his sense of humor will be greatly missed by his friends and family.
Along with his wife Doris, Francis is survived by a daughter: Sarah (Chris) Rummell, of Swanton, Ohio; sons: Greg Rose and Bradley H. Rose of Bowling Green, Ohio; a sister: Betty Pohlman, of Brussels, Illinois; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Along with his parents, Francis was preceded in death by a sister: Kathleen and his four legged companion, who was his "best bud", Charlie Brown.
Visitation for Francis will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402, Tele: 419-352-2171. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11 a.m., with the Father Mark Davis officiating, in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME REMEMBRANCE CHAPEL. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Waterville, Ohio.
Memorial contributions in Francis' honor may be given to St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 S. Enterprise Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
On-line condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared with Francis' family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
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