Virginia Mae Rose

Updated: Dec 21, 2020

Virginia Rose, 89, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Taylor House Hospice.

Virginia Mae Bump was born on July 24, 1931 in Des Moines, Iowa; she was the daughter of Gaylord and Bertha (Wyman) Bump. On November 8, 1956 Virginia was united in marriage to Emery Rose in Des Moines, Iowa and they were blessed with one daughter, Julie. They later divorced. She worked as CNA for many years.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Julie Rose of Des Moines.

In death Virginia rejoins her parents Gaylord and Bertha Bump and siblings, Marilyn, Gaylord and Lenora.

A special thanks to Carl and Christopher for their help and kindness to help Virginia in her final days.

The family will have a short viewing and the final goodbye at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Merle Hay Funeral Home with burial in the Chapel Hill Cemetery. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic Mask and social distancing are required.


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