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Mildred Roose

LAGRANGE, Ind. -- Mildred L. Roose, 85, of LaGrange, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Mrs. Roose was born on March 26, 1922 in Goshen, Ind. to the late Glen and Ethel (Sullender) Biller.

Living in LaGrange County since 1952, she had moved to the area from Goshen. She was an operator for General Telephone Company in Goshen and a homemaker.

On December 25, 1942 she was married to Carl A. Roose in Goshen; he preceded her in death on March 22, 1996.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John A. and Sande Roose of LaGrange and David W. and Susan Roose of Rock Hill; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Jones and two brothers, Glen Biller and Walter Stahl.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange, with Rev. Carldean Merrifield officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Howe, Ind.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.

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