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Donald Rose

Donald  Rose, 82, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday May 17, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born October 14, 1931 to the late Wilbur and Velma (Wilkins) Rose. Don was a graduate of Amanda High School. He was a long time farmer at the family farm and worked at Anchor Hocking for many years.  Don and his wife Edna enjoyed their monthly euchre card club. He was an active member of Mt. Zion U.M. Church and the Lions Club until he needed to devote all his time to care for his wife Edna.  
He is survived by his children, Dennis (Diana) Rose, Karen (Ed) Hollett, and Brad (Judy) Rose all of Lancaster; grandchildren, Josh Rose, Danyelle Johnson, Cassie Rose, Heidi (Adam) Haeusler, Brock Rose, Andrea Hollett, Cheyenne Rose, and Seth Hollett; great grandchildren,  Titan, Jada , and Riley Johnson, and  Tanner Rose; brothers, Wilbur "Jay" (Gloria) Rose of Arizona, Joe Rose of North Carolina, and Dean (Barbara) Rose of New Mexico. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Edna (Martin) Rose, and sister-in-law Ruth Rose.
The family would like to express their sincerest and heart felt thanks to the palliative care nurses at Fairfield Medical Center for making Don's last days comfortable and pain free.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 A.M on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Connie Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 P.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home.  The family request memorial contributions to the Mt. Zion U.M. Church in Don's memory.
   Kind note of condolences can be shared with the family at mytaylorfuneralhome.com

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The Westfall family sends our deepst sympathy to your family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you alll during this time.

Paul & Myrna
Chris, Joe and Amy

Amy Myers (Westfall) May 19 2014 12:00 AM

Bright Basket was sent by Jody Glidewell.

With our deepest sympathies - Lutheran Social Services Affordable Housing Department

Joanne Glidewell May 19 2014 12:00 AM

Karen & I send along our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Don & Edna loved you all SO MUCH!  We pray you find peace in your memories.  Love to all...Debi

Debi May 19 2014 12:00 AM


I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Debbie Mosley Ratliff May 19 2014 12:00 AM