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In Memory of

Jesse Derr Rose

June 1, 1922 - April 1, 2015

Obituary


CELEBRATION OF LIFE

ROSE, Jesse Derr born June 1, 1922. Passed away April 1, 2015.
J.D. was born in Waurika, OK as the sixth child of seven children of Jess and Mildred Rose. He grew up in Waurika and graduated from Waurika High School in 1942.
He met the love of his life, Maurine Smith of Ryan, OK before enlisting in the United States Army and served our country as a Corporal in Europe until discharged after World War II ended in 1945.
During that time they corresponded. After the war ended, J.D....

CELEBRATION OF LIFE

ROSE, Jesse Derr born June 1, 1922. Passed away April 1, 2015.
J.D. was born in Waurika, OK as the sixth child of seven children of Jess and Mildred Rose. He grew up in Waurika and graduated from Waurika High School in 1942.
He met the love of his life, Maurine Smith of Ryan, OK before enlisting in the United States Army and served our country as a Corporal in Europe until discharged after World War II ended in 1945.
During that time they corresponded. After the war ended, J.D. and Maurine married December 29, 1945 in Oklahoma City.
J.D. worked 34 years, 9 months and 11 days at Townley Dairy in Oklahoma City. He also worked for Del City Water Maintenance for 10 years.
They started their home in Oklahoma City then soon moved to Del City for the rest of their lifetime.
J.D. and Maurine raised four children during their 59 years of marriage. Mom passed away in April 2005.
J.D. is survived by daughters, Janice Maxwell, Anice Kay Rose, Renae Applegate, and son Steve and daughter-in-law Laura Rose. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Other surviving family members are brother-in-law Loy K. Smith and his wife Lynn and sister-in-law Nina Smith and life long friend "Bunkin" Victor Seeberger.
Dad is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members too numerous to list as well as many friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Robert and wife Leona Rose, Elmer and wife Lynn Rose, Charley and wife Lois Rose, Erwin Rose and sisters, Nell and husband Lester Gillespie, and Mary K. and husband Mart Atkins.
Also Elva and Frank Smyers, Ray and Hazel Smith, Venis and Wallace Coats, Thelma and Efford Breeze, Calvin and Esther Smith, Elaine Smith, and Dr. Coy Smith.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the charity of your choice in remembrance.
Grandchildren are Darin and wife Melissa Rose, Stacey and husband Eric Dutton, Mike and wife Evan Rose, Cameron Applegate, Angela and husband Chris Chisum, Dustin and wife Barbara Maxwell, and Austin and wife Pamela Maxwell, and 14 Great-grandchildren.