Donna Rose

February 28th

Donna Jean (Emmons) Rose, 83 of Leesburg, Indiana went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 28, 2013.  Donna was born on April 30, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Vergil and Alta (Jones) Emmons.  Donna met and married Robert J. (Bob) Rose in 1974 in Bremerton, Washington.  They were together for 38 years.   Donna was an active member of the American Legion, Post 253 Ladies Auxiliary in North Webster, Indiana and served as President from1992-1993. 

Donna is survived by her sons, Michael Highley and Jeffrey Highley, 3 grandsons, Michael Highley Jr., Matthew Highley and Craig Williams and six great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her stepchildren, Sherry McCarthy, Michael Rose, Kenneth Rose, and Ellen Beck and their families.  Donna is preceded in death by her husband Bob.   A memorial service will be held at the chapel at Oakwood Cemetery, 421 N Maple Avenue, Warsaw, IN on Saturday, April 6 at 11:00am.  Family and friends are invited to join.  During the last few months of her life, Donna was lovingly cared for by Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice.  In lieu of flowers, Donna’s family suggests that memorials be made to them at Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, 1515 Provident Dr # 250 Warsaw, IN 46580.  Eastlund Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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