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Allen Leroy Rose

March 8, 2017

Rossville—Allen Leroy Rose, 86, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Colmery-O’Neil V.A. Hospital in Topeka.

He was born May 26, 1930 in Metcalf, Illinois, the son of James and Dorothy Rogers Rose.

Allen attended Charleston High School in Charleston, IL.  He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and was wounded in combat on February 22, 1951.  Allen was awarded a purple heart and a bronze star for bravery.  He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was married to Dolores Britt on October 24, 1952.  She survives at the home.  Other survivors are two sons, Steve (Nancy) of Delia and Randy, of Sabetha; his daughter, Sandee (Steve Schnelz) Milwaukee, WI; a sister, Donna Satterfield, Charleston, IL; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson; three sisters and three brothers.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys.  Inurnment will be in the Rossville Cemetery with military services conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion.  Memorial contributions may be made in Allen’s name and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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10 thoughts on “Allen Leroy Rose

  1. To the Rose Family,
    I am sorry for your loss of Allen. May God be with your family in these trying times.

    Tom Evans,
    Jr. Vise commander
    VFW Post 7285
    Sabetha, KS

  2. To the Rose family
    We are saddened to hear of the loss of your husband, father, and friend of many. I will always remember how he helped me with shooting pool he gave me some great pointers. I also remember him enjoying playing the bones or spoons when we would pick together. our condolences go out to you all. Allen will be sorely missed. time for him to rest in gods house until we see him again in heaven.

  3. Dolores, Steve, Randy & Sandee,
    We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories help ease your pain. Will keep you all in our thoughts & prayers. He was ornery & a sweetie & will be greatly missed. Please accept our deepest condolences. May you rest in peace sweet man. God Speed……

  4. Dear Randy and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May he rest in peace.

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