Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 7, 2013 12:04 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Rose Pauline Bosche, 81, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, formerly of Florida, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 20, 1932, in Altus, Ark., to the late John and Mary Louise (Spanke) Leding. Rose, frequently called Pauline, was known for her kind, generous nature and her wonderful welcoming smile. She led an incredibly full life and had a firm religious belief. She never had to preach her religion with words because she lived her life with dignity and grace.

Rose worked in several fields throughout her life. She began her earliest career by attending nurses’ training and her final position was owner and operator of the Harbor Inn Resort in Indiana. She went on to become a world traveler with her husband, venturing to numerous destinations such as Scotland, Belize, England, Japan, Greece, Panama and the Philippines. They settled in Bayonet Point, Fla., were she enjoyed volunteer work with World Relief. Rose moved to Mount Vernon to live with her daughter, Danna, in August 2012.

Rose is survived by her three daughters, Danna (Randy) Bosche-Shoemaker of Mount Vernon; Susan (Richard) Bosche-Koning of Lafayette, Ind. and Jennifer (Jeffrey) Kirts of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her grandchildren, Megan Bosche, Jacob, Tanner and Hunter Kirts, Jamie, Alex, Cole and Konner Shoemaker; and great-grandchildren, Collin and Brayden Wollen and Caius Shoemaker.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Arthur Daniel Bosche.

The family will observe private services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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