Duane E Rose, 82, of Idaho Falls, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Dec. 8, 1930, in Paradise, Utah, to George Edgar and Mabel Rawlins Rose. He grew up in St. Anthony and attended St. Anthony High School. He received his GED and attended Ricks College.
He was a member of the United States Army.
He married Barbara "Bobbie" Edginton in St. Anthony on Sept. 23, 1954. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on Aug. 10, 1956.
He worked in the vending business and also construction. He worked as a security guard for the Idaho Falls LDS Temple and for Bonneville Security. He especially loved his security work.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held various positions in the church.
He enjoyed reading, fishing, and in his later years, he enjoyed going for drives with his grandson, Keenan. He enjoyed watching the Utah Jazz and the Boise State Broncos football team.
Our dad was a loving husband, great dad and grandpa. He was a dedicated friend and a hard worker. We love you, Dad! We will miss you! He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Rose of Idaho Falls; daughters, Stacey (Bill, deceased) Moore and Shelli (Ron) Ricks, both of Idaho Falls; son, Ryan (Jennifer) Rose of Meridian; brothers, Doyle (Linelle) Rose of West Jordan, Utah, and Ron (Lynette) Rose of St. Anthony; sisters, Veda Mae Dalley of St. Anthony and Verla Terry of Parker; sisters-in-law, Patty Rose and Ann Rose, both of St. Anthony, LaRae Rose of Ogden, Utah, and Elva Rose of Idaho Falls; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dean, Gary, Merrill and Garth; and brothers-in-law, Ed Dalley and Larin Terry.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Thayerwood LDS Ward, 5255 S. Fifth West (Park Road) in Idaho Falls, with Bishop Phil Sorensen officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St. in Idaho Falls, and Friday for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be at Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by the Bonneville County Veterans Team and the Idaho Military Honor Guard.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.coltrinmortuary.com.