1928 – 2009
Our most beloved Rose Marie Frances Hall has left us on November 8, 2009, sailing away to join her beloved husband Arnold (1999), loving son Sam (1989) and grand children, Amy Hall and Adam Larratt in Heaven. Leaving in her wake, her legacy Deb (Rob) Akers, Nancy (Doug) Dent, Dan Hall and Valerie (Larry) Larratt. Grandchildren: Scott, Suzanne (Gerry), Kevin, Yvonne (James), Melissa (Doug), Sheldon, Trenton, Brandi-Lee (Ken), Deana, Tanya (Jamie), Tara (Wade), Janna (Craig), Courtney. Great-Grandchildren: Rylan, Noah, Austin, Ethan, Caden, Makayla, Josh, Bailee, Zenon, Ava and Gabriel. Rose’s life story began with her birth to John and Erma Dirk In Prelate, Saskatchewan. She became a sister to Mary, Kay, Terry, Anne, Al, Lorraine and Jerome. Learning to sew on her mother’s treadle machine, developing extra ordinary skills she created many works of art for family, friends and clients in her dress making career. Rose ventured to Victoria, B.C. to seek a nursing education and there she met the love of her life, her sailor, Arnie. Married on September 21, 1949 they built their family along with several homes in Medicine Hat and Red Deer for 50 years. Mom was a most loving, caring, creative and special woman. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends and everyone else she touched in her life. Funeral Mass to be held at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road S.E. Medicine Hat, Alberta on Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Ave. Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S6 where Rose and family were cared for, for her last six weeks.