Rose Marie Short

Oct 6, 2019
Short, Rose


 will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel.  


One hour before the service at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Ave.


Garden of Memories Cemetery.


may be directed to EPI PO Box 4090 Waterloo, IA 50704 or Permanent Planning, Inc. 4901 University Ave. Ste D  Cedar Falls, IA 50613


Rose Marie Short, 60, of Waterloo died Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Dumont Wellness Center from complications of lung cancer.  She was born September 3, 1959 in Waterloo the daughter of Benjamin and Arlene Shroeder Short.  

She attended River Hills School.

Rose worked at Goodwill Industries for many years and attended Newel Post Adult Day Services and EPI Day Habilitation Program.

Survived by: her special friend, Willie Levi and many friends.

Preceded in death by: her parents.

Rose loved animals, shopping, music, television, Marilyn Monroe and was good at connecting with others.  She loved attending Nazareth Lutheran Church and looked forward to her camp every summer.  She was very involved in volunteering around the community with her Day Habilitation Program and enjoyed spending time with Willie Levi going out to eat and dancing.


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  1. Terrie Esquivel | Oct 09, 2019
    I have been Roses EPI Bus Driver for the last few years taking her to and from her Day Habilitation Program. She was always a joy to have on the bus and will be deeply missed. Condolences to Roses family.
  2. Judy A Bahlmann | Oct 08, 2019
    I knew Rose when we were little. We went to the same church. I also worked with her briefly 12 years ago and really enjoyed it. I will miss her. Rose was a special lady.          Judy Townsend Bahlmann❤������
  3. Judy A Bahlmann | Oct 08, 2019
    I worked with Rose 12 years ago and I really enjoyed working with her. I also knew her when we were kids from church. I will really miss her. She was a special lady.
  4. Connie Rommel | Oct 08, 2019
    On behalf of Maple Lanes Bowling Center, we offer our sympathy to Rose's family.  She was a joy to have bowling in our All American League for many years.  

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