Orval Rose, age 62, of Brooklyn, died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. He was born March 6, 1948, in Kentucky to John and Martha (Stevens) Rose. He married Susan Aiuto on Jan. 16, 1967, in West Virginia and she survives. Orval retired from Clinton Public Schools on June 30, 2010, where he had worked in the building and maintenance department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, loved going to his grandkids ball games, spending family time and he adored his family and wife.
In addition to his wife, Susan, he is survived by three daughters, Diane (Ron) Pickell of Britton, Denise (Jim) Floer of Brooklyn, and Debbie (Craig) Lee of Brooklyn; two brothers, Wilce (Maxine) Rose of Kentucky, and Bill (Carolyn) Rose of Indiana; two sisters, Liz Crace of Kentucky and Lou (Curt) Collins of Indiana; six grandchildren, Matt, R.J. (Katy), Brianna, Jacob, Justin, Kyle; and one great-grandson, Aiden Pickell. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Jim, Andy, Ben and Ed; one sister, Polly and one brother-in-law, Tom Aiuto.
Funeral services for Orval were held on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Vito Aiuto officiating. Cremation followed the services. Visitation was held Thursday, Dec. 30, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home, located at 1448 Short St., Tecumseh. Visitation was also held on Friday, Dec. 31, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomeadriantecumseh.com. Memorial contributions may be made to The Woman’s Center at Herrick Medical Center or Brooklyn Sportsman Club. Envelopes are available at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home.