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Rose Lillian (Aronec) Alexander

1926 ~ 2022 (age 96)

Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Rose Alexander (Aronec) announce her passing on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the age of 96 years.

Rose grew up in Danbury, Sask. She attended Brush Valley School, completed her Grade 10. At age 16, worked at a country store near Hyas, Sask. In 1944, her mother got ill then passed away when Rose was 18. Rose moved to Winnipeg & worked in a Bakery.  She met Randall at a dance. They married in Winnipeg on January 24, 1953, a total of 57 years.

  In January, 1954, Connie was born St Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg. In spring, they moved permanently to the farm at Eatonia, the rest of their children Allan, March 1955; Corinne, March 1956; Danny, February 1959; Kathy, February 1961 all born in Eatonia Union Hospital. By 1968 a new house was built in Eatonia. The family then lived in town for the winter, farm in the summer.

Rose attended Eatonia United Church, a member of UCW, a Lioness, a Curler & served on the board of Eatonia Figure Skating Club. She later joined TOPS. She sewed, crafted, quilted, knitted, crocheted. She was known for her exceptional cooking, baking and was an amazing cake decorator.

In 2011, she moved to Caleb Village in Kindersley. She called it ‘The Palace on the Hill’.  After almost 10 years, she moved to Eatonia Oasis Living in 2021 and remained there until her passing.    

On March 24, 2022, Rose became a Great-Great Grandmother,  5 generations [Emily Sophie Rose], the daughter of (granddaughter) Skyla & Dan.

  We are grateful to have had her in our lives for over 96 years.  She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, so it was very fitting that she passed on Mother’s Day! The family would like to thank all the people in Rose’s life. In her last words, “I love you all”.

Rose’s memory will be treasured by her 5 children: Connie, Allan, Corinne, Danny & Kathy; 8 grandchildren: Dean, LeeAnn, Aaron, Chad, Linda, Jeremy, Joelle, Jay; 9 great-grandchildren: Skyla, Kayler, Rylan, Breydon, Alysha, Briana, Anna, Jennifer, Justin and, one great-great grandchild; Emily Sophie Rose. She was predeceased by her husband Randall. A full obituary will be posted at a later date.

There will be a Funeral Service held on Friday, May 13th at 2:00 p.m. at Eatonia United Church, Main Street Eatonia, Saskatchewan with Ron Baker officiating. There will be dainties and fellowship following the service.

For those wishing to make a donation in Lieu of flowers in Rose’s name may be made to the family's choice of charity below:


Services

Funeral Service
Friday
May 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Eatonia United Church
Main St.
Eatonia, SK S0L0Y0

Donations

Eatonia Oasis Living
Box 217, Eatonia SK S0L 0Y0
Tel: 1-306-967-2447
Web: http://www.eatoniaoasisliving.com

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