Monday, January 01, 2007

Dale Rose, 81

GRANGEVILLE: Dale Rose, 81, of Grangeville, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2006 at the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Dale was born August 14, 1925 at Grangeville, a son of Edward and Louise Pendle Rose. He attended Grangeville schools before entering the US Army in 1944. He was stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines and served in the Signal Core. He was discharged in 1946. He married Marjorie J. Weber on June 13, 1946 at Lewiston. In 1947 he started a career in the Saw Mill industry and he worked for Camas Sawmill, Inland, Ida Pine and Wicks sawmills as a lumber grader and he retired in 1985.

He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He also liked to go on drives in the country with his wife. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Grangeville.

He is survived by his wife, Marge at the family home in Grangeville, sons, Kevin Rose and Dan Rose of Las Vegas, NV, Mike and his wife Debbie Rose of Nezperce, Idaho. Daughters; Susan and Keith Ray of White Bird, Idaho, Sandra and Mike Schoo of East Wenatchee, WA, Nancy and Kevin Asker of Grangeville, a daughter in law Cheryl Roach of Nezperce, fifteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, a brother, Richard Rose of Wallace, Idaho, a special niece, Rosie Rose and her children, Bob and Joe of Grangeville. He was precede in death by his parents, two sons, Lanny and Tom, two grandchildren , two great grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters.

A rosary will be held Friday, January 5, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church followed by a Memorial Mass at 1:00 p.m. also at the Church. Inurnment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Grangeville. Services are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home in Grangeville. Send condolences to the family at

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Parish or the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center.