THORNTON, Colo. -- Edna May Rose, 88, formerly of Loveland, Colo., and Benkelman, died Sunday (Jan. 11, 2004) at Elms Haven Care Center in Thornton.
She was born Dec. 6, 1915, in Benkelman to Orlando S. and Freda (Gunther) Osborn. She graduated from Benkelman High School.
In 1934, she married Charlie V. Rose. The couple later divorced.
She owned the Roundhouse Cafe in Loveland as well as a yarn shop. She also worked at the Derby Hill Market and the Spundnut Shop in Loveland.
She was a member of the Loveland Nazarene Church, Daughters of the American Revolution and the American War Mothers, in which she held several offices.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one daughter, Elva May Rose.
Survivors include her sons, Tom Rose and wife, Ann of Loveland, Colo., and Bill Rose and wife, Cheryl of Kernersville, N.C.; daughter, Jean Trimber and husband, Dave of Denver, Colo.; brother, Glen Osborn and wife, Vivian of Benkelman; and nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services are Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Marcine Farmer, PMA, officiating. Interment will be in Benkelman Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name to Namaqua Chapter DAR, in care of Marilyn Fishburn, 1546 West 26th, Loveland, CO 80538.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman, which is in charge of the arrangements.