Joseph R. Rose

Born: March 5, 1953
Died: January 12, 2011
Age: 57 years old

Joseph R. “Joe” Rose, 57, of Streator passed away at 11:03 A.M. Wednesday January 12, 2011 at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Born March 5, 1953 in St. Charles, IL, he was the son of John H. Rose and Virginia E.(Dieter) Rose. He married Patricia “Patti” Dodge July 2, 1988, she survives.

Also surviving are daughters Haleigh Irene ( fiancé Tyler Goff) Rose, of Streator, IL, Hannah Elizabeth Rose of Streator, IL, brothers Jack (Susie) Rose of Elkton VA, Kurt (Anneliese) Rose of Mercer Island WA, sisters Marsha (Dick) Holland of Streator, IL,and Sydney (James) Churney of Manteno, IL, sister-in-laws Diane (Jerry) Schuler of Hamilton, IL, Jackie (Robert) Turner of Streator, IL, Gayle (Wayne) Steurer of Janesville, WI, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, mother-in-law Evelyn Shelton and a nephew Matthew Keith Holland.

He was employed at Streator Elementary School District #44 working at Oakland Park School and also Park Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Central Church of Christ.

He attended St. Anthony grade school and graduated from Streator Township High School in 1971 and attended IVCC.

Joe enjoyed nature, collecting antiques, he loved all sports especially basketball and the Chicago Bears. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him, especially his girls.

Funeral services will be Sunday January 16, 2011 at 1:30 P.M. at Central Church of Christ. Pastor Charles Cline of Central Church of Christ and Pastor David Camp of Oklahoma will officiate and conduct graveside services at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Streator.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Goff, Tommy Walker, Delbert Olesen, Jack Bottoms, Mark Holland, Kyle Churney. Honorary Pallbearers will be his brothers Jack Rose, Kurt Rose, brother-laws Robert Turner, Wayne Steurer, Dick Holland, James Churney.

Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. at the Elias Funeral Home, Streator.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Elias Funeral Home

208 N Park St
Streator, IL
Phone: (815) 672-2814