It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Larry Rose on Friday, May 11, 2001 at Lake of the Woods doing what he loved.
Larry was born Nov. 26, 1946 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Jack and Olga Rose. He was united in marriage to Kathy Quigley on June 9, 1978.
Larry loved the outdoors, working as a guide for Reel-Em-Inn Lodge during fishing and hunting season, then construction during the winter months. In the evenings, at camp, he loved playing cribbage with Vic.
He enjoyed his time spent with his children and loved to take them up to camp, sharing his love of the outdoors with them. He will be greatly missed by his beloved companion, Chico.
Larry leaves behind his wife, Kathy, and two children, Patty and Mike, all of Fort Frances, Ont.; brothers, Ed and wife, Valorie, Mervyn and wife, Laurie Jean, and Jim and wife, Charlotte, all of Fort Frances, Ont.; and sisters, Linda and husband, Dave Starling, of Fort Frances, Ont., Kathy and special friend, Arnie Johnson, of Crozier, Ont., and Maureen and Carol Rose of Burriss, Ont.
Also surviving are his mother-in-law, Selina Quigley of Gilbert Plains, Man.; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Serre of Trenton, Ont., and Joyce and husband, Ray Serre, of Yugoslavia, and Debbie and husband, Al Arndt, of Calgary, Alta.; brother-in-law, Owen and wife, Cathy, of Calgary, Alta.; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family; and his best friend, Vic Beckel and his wife, Jeri.
He was predeceased by his mother, Olga, on Feb. 1, 1989; father, John, on Dec. 23, 2000; sister, Doreen, in 1961; and brother, Donald, on June 13, 1983.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at 1 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances. Rev. Darlene Smith and Rev. Dean Patrow officiated, with cremation at Riverside Crematorium in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Pallbearers were Ed Halverson, Wayne Barker, Shawn Hayes, Gary Smith, Alfred Halwachs, and Jon Barker.
Honourary pallbearers were Vic Beckel, Dave Barker, Gary Barker, Jodi Barker, Bonnie Leahy, Wayne Richards, Ashton Reardon, and his nieces and nephews.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Fort Frances Sportsman Club “Fishing For Kids,” or to the Canadian Bible Society.