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Lee A. Rose


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Lee A. Rose

Lee A. Rose, 95, of Flandreau, SD, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Avera Flandreau Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Lee was born August 28, 1921, in Rockwell City, IA, to Harley and Nellie (Hutzell) Rose. He graduated from Heron Lake High School. Lee married Ida Martens on February 22, 1944, at Windom, MN. They owned a restaurant in Storden, MN. Lee enlisted in the U.S. Army March 9, 1945, and was discharged November 19, 1946. Lee attended bricklaying school in 1947 and started his career working in the 48 continental states. Lee and Ida moved to Flandreau, SD, in 1969. He retired in 1985 and they continued to live in Flandreau. Ida preceded him in death on February 15, 2009. Lee was a member of the SD Bricklayers Union and was a lifetime member of Flandreau VFW and American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. Lee was a very social person and especially loved his family and friends. Lee is survived by four children, LaRae (Tom) Krakow, Mark Rose, Danny (Helen) Rose, all of Flandreau; Todd (Sheila) Rose, Watertown, SD; 12 grandchildren, Travis, Tracy, Jesse, Chelsey, Logan, Alycia, Noah, Brianna, Brandon, Brant, Brice, Kahlab, Meghan, Emily, and 16 great-grandchildren, Mason, Triston, Colton, Tyler, Aubree, Camden, Cooper, Hayden, Laila, Dedric, Bradley, Owen, Brody, Ian, Dylan, and Kaden. Lee was preceded in death by his wife Ida, granddaughter Haylee, grandson Nicholas, great-granddaughter Riley Jo, his parents, and one sister Eyvonne. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2017, at Second Presbyterian Church, Flandreau, with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation is 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday at Skroch Funeral Chapel with a 4:00 p.m. prayer service. www.skrochfc.com
Published in The Argus Leader on Mar. 25, 2017
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