HUNTSBURG TWP. – Loretta June Rose (nee Stewart), age 72, of Huntsburg Township, passed away peacefully at Briar Hill Healthcare Residence in Middlefield on Friday afternoon, Aug. 21, 2020.
She was born in Harlan, Ky., on Dec. 27, 1947, to the late George Custer and Burket Christeen (nee Gibson) Stewart.
Loretta later married her best friend and love, Jerry Rose, in 1967.
She enjoyed gardening, reading and playing bingo. However, her greatest love was being the foundation and homemaker of her family.
Loretta will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 53 years, Jerry; sons, Jerry (Catherine) Rose Jr. and Mike Rose; grandchildren, Clinton (Lauren) Rose, Jerry Rose III, Xander Rose; great-granddaughter, Carmen Rose; brothers Ronnie Stewart, Bill Stewart; sisters Della Gupton, Sarah Portman; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Eddie Stewart; and sister Eileen Pierce.
Per Loretta’s wishes, a private burial will be held in Huntsburg Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Best Funeral Home, 440-632-0818. Online condolences may be sent at www.bestfunerals.com.