Elsa Rose

Wood River | Monday, October 24 2022 |

Elsa JoAnn Rose, 80, passed away at 9:36 pm, Monday, October 24, 2022, at River Crossing in Alton.

Born January 30, 1942, in Batchtown, she was the daughter of Henry L. and Mildred (Barnham) Triplett.

She had worked as a union laborer for Basler Electric in Highland before retiring in 2010.  JoAnn served as secretary for the union and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hartford Fire Department for many years.

On January 30, 1960, in Calhoun County, she married Richard W. Rose.  He died on October 4, 2001.

Surviving are a son, Rick (Tina) Rose of Hartford; daughter, Barbara (Tom) Dale of Wood River; seven grandchildren, Tim (Sheena) Dale, Christina Dale (fiance', Jamie Foster), Brian (Samantha) Dale, Derek (Morgan) Rose, Nick Rose (girlfriend, Rachel Holland), Jessica (Eric) Smith, Heather (Neil) McInnis; seven great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Charles Lorton of Clayton, NC.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, Garry A. Rose, and Duane Rose; grandson, Justin Dale; and sisters, Margaret Pohlman and her husband, Glen, Peggy Lorton, Melba Jean Triplett, and Kathy Triplett.

Cremation rites were accorded.

Private burial will be in Wilson Cemetery in Batchtown at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the Hartford Fire Department or a charity of one's choice.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River was entrusted with arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Mark's Mortuary

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