Linda A. Rose

May 4, 1944 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 76)


Linda Ann Rose, 76, of Hamilton, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021, at Montrose Health Center in Montrose, Iowa.

Linda was born on May 4, 1944, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of Herbert F. and Mary E. (Carlile) Ruhs. She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1962 and went on to attend Gem City Business College. In 1963, she was united in marriage to Harold Peters in Colorado, and they were later divorced. In 1992, she married Dale Rose in Hamilton, and they were later divorced.

Linda was a member of First Christian Church and the Rainbow Girls in Hamilton. She was employed at Dryden Rubber in Keokuk as a computer operator before moving to San Antonio, Texas, to work for the State of Texas. After returning to Hamilton, Linda was employed at Methode until her retirement in 2009. In her free time, Linda enjoyed attending family gatherings, playing games, eating out with friends, shopping, watching NFL Football and talking politics. She also enjoyed collecting 1950’s memorabilia. Linda loved horses, especially her horse Dusty. She was an excellent cook and shared her delicious cinnamon rolls with her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Linda is survived by her sister Nancy (Philip) Gray of Tulsa, Oklahoma; her nephew Paul (Lisa) Gray of Tulsa; her aunt Rachel Carlile of Glenwood, Iowa; cousins Denise (Merle), Abbey, Chad and Kory Bloyd, all of Menden, Illinois and numerous other cousins; her step-son Sean Rose of Jacksonville, Illinois; her niece Heather (Pete) Jones of Hamilton; and her great-nieces and great-nephew Sarah (Jonathan) Dilley, Linda Jones and Collin Blackwell, all of Hamilton.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents and her son Tim Peters.

Linda’s life will be celebrated with a private family graveside service to be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank the staff at Montrose Health Center for their loving care of Linda.

Printy Funeral Home of Hamilton is in charge of arrangements.

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