SHIRLEY (WEST) ROSE, 80, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Coventry Meadows. Born July 3, 1932, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Anna West. "She was a loving mother and grandmother. Shirley was a very caring person and loved her family deeply. She always had a smile on her face and will be dearly missed." Surviving are her son, Kent Rose of Phoenix, Ariz.; and her three grandchildren, Jenni (Jeff) Long of Fort Wayne, Heather Rose of Fort Wayne, and Ashlie (Kevin) O'Dell of Ill. She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Cheryle Rose. Funeral Service celebrating her life is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home, Wayne St. Chapel, 420 W. Wayne Street, with visitation two hours prior. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the or


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 17, 2013