It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Don Rose, long-time resident of Fort Vermilion, AB, at Leduc, AB at the age of 63 years.
Don will be lovingly remembered by his wife Fern; children Frank (Serena) Rose, Trisha (Jesse) Forsyth; grandsons Finnly and Benjamin, who were the light of his life; brothers Charlie, Osborne and Al; brothers-in-law Lance and Larry Yarham; sisters-in-law Katherine, Molly and Cheryl Rose, Joanne and Isabell Yarham; also by his long-time sister-in-law Irene Yarham; his mother-in-law Joyce Yarham; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends
Don was predeceased by his parents Karl and Edna Rose; nephews Bobby and Vance; his siblings David, Hilda, Patsy; and his father-in-law Bill Yarham.
Don was cremated and a Celebration of his Life will be held in Fort Vermilion in the summer, when there are leaves on the trees.
The family would like to thank the staff in the Long Term Care facilities in Fort Vermilion and Mayerthorpe, and Salem Manor Nursing Home, in Leduc, for all the care they provided for Don over the past 9 years.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Peace MS Chapter, PO Box 805, Grimshaw, AB T0H 1W0.