Kenneth Allen Rose I
Rock Springs - Kenneth Allen Rose I, 73, of Rock Springs, died Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 23, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, the son of Herbert Rose and Arbutus Brown Rose. He was a veteran having served in the US Army.
He married his first love Carol Graboski in Cloquet, Minnesota May 11, 1963. He had been employed as a truck driver in the oil fields for 35 years. He was recently working for G & J Hot Oiling Inc. and was known as Old Man.
His interests were working, his family, scrapping iron, hunting, and fishing.
Survivors included his wife Carol Rose of Rock Springs; sons Jeffery Alan Rose and wife Summer and Kenneth Allan Rose and wife Elaine all of Eden, and Jason Lee Rose and companion Crystal of Rock Springs; daughter Paula Marie Rose of Pocatello, Idaho; sister Sharon Olson and husband Keith of Saginaw, Minnesota; 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; nephew Rowdy Ray Rose and several other nephews and nieces; his cat Oreo.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Arbutus Rose; brothers Duane and Roger Rose; and sister Dorothy Cornelia.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am Saturday, January 10, 2014 at the Sweetwater County Events Complex (Small Hall), 3320 Yellowstone Road, Rock Springs. Pastor Dean Graves will be officiating.
A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services at the complex.
Interment will take place in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery, Rock Springs.
Condolences for family can be left by going to www.foxfh.com.