Valada Rosborough (1917 - 2013)

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Valada Caroline Rosborough
Evansville, IN
Valada Caroline Hoepner Rosborough, 95, of Evansville made her homecoming with the Lord on Friday, March 29, 2013 after a life service with Him.
She was born Valada Caroline Hoepner on September 22, 1917 in Evansville, Indiana to Walter and Catherine (Doninger) Hoepner. She married her high school sweetheart, Milas W. Rosborough on July 2, 1938. Valada graduated from Central High School and Lockyear Business College. She took her accounting degree and work as an account as well as serving as a church secretary and Librarian. She was a life time member of Calvary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and Bible Studies. Valada and her husband helped found the Notheast Park Baptist Church where she continued teaching. She was a blessing to her family and friends and love to host luncheons and dinner parties. She was an avid gardener and reader, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grand mother.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen A. Bracher of Evansville; a son Michael A. Rosborough (Suzanne) of Jackson, TN; three grandchildren, Phillip M. Bracher (Christy), Brandon K. Bracher (Julie) and Valada Bracher Sinclair (Justin); great-grandchildren: Milas, Emma, Alexa, Avery and Chase; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Milas W. Rosborough in 2000 and one brother Walter C. Hoepner in 1988.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Pastor Steve Taylor officiating. Entombment will be in Oak Hill Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm, Saturday at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to , 101 NW 1st St., Suite 203, Evansville, IN 47708 or Northeast Park Baptist Church, 1215 N. Boeke Rd., Evansville, IN 47711.
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Published in Courier Press on Apr. 4, 2013
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