Posted: October 13th, 2016


It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of ROSE ROHOVIE at the Fairmont Extendicare on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the age of 95 years.

She leaves to mourn her beloved husband of 73 years, Daniel; daughter, Dianne (Thomas) Hansen; granddaughters, Sherri Oliver and Lisa Bosch; six great-grandchildren: Danneil (Travis) Broadbent, Courtney (Kade) Jensen, Michael and Nathan Oliver, Matthew and Brady Bosch; special family: David (Cheryl) Rohovie, Wayne Bosch, Yvonne (Murray) Mills, Glen Oliver and Dean Savage; sisters and brothers-in-law: Sylvia (John) Marshall, Mary Leister, Helen (Albert) Ferenz, Margaret Rohovie, Kay Biholar and Eleanor Biholar as well as many nieces and nephews.

Rose was predeceased by her parents, Ioana and Casian Biholar; infant siblings, Maria, Onofrei and Domnica; brothers John and George Biholar, sisters and their spouses, Flora (Bill) Paulence and Helen (Bob) Topham; and brothers-in-law, Fred Leister and John Rohovie.

Rose was born on February 1, 1921 in Regina, Saskatchewan where she was raised and educated. It was in Regina where she met her husband Daniel while he was stationed there with the Royal Canadian Air Force. They were married in 1943 then moved to Lethbridge where they made their home. Rose worked at the Galt Hospital and later continued her career as a secretary and bookkeeper for Sven Ericksen’s Restaurant until her retirement.

Rose was a kind, gentle and quiet lady with an unwavering faith and a great love for her family. She was respected and loved by all who knew her. Rose took great pride in her home and visitors were always met with a welcoming smile. She loved having family dinners and always took time to bake cookies for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Rose and Dan had many friends who they enjoyed dining and dancing with over the years. They loved travelling which included adventures within Canada, to Europe, Hawaii and Mexico.

Rose will be sadly missed by her family and lovingly remembered by all who knew her.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY.

A Memorial Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

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