Arlene J. Rose, 79, St. Joseph, MO

Published 04/01 2014 10:19AM

Updated 04/01 2014 10:21AM

Arlene J. Rose, 79, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, March 31, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born February 27, 1935 to Simon and Opal (Parlette) Allen in Delphos, Ohio.

She married J. Bruce Humphrey on December 22, 1956. He preceded her in death in 2006. She then married Carl B. Rose on March 18, 2008. He survives of the home.

Arlene attended Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church and Trinity Presbyterian.

Mrs. Rose was also preceded in death by her parents; and an infant grandson, James Ethan.

Additional Survivors: son, Mark Humphrey (Phyllis), King City, Missouri; daughters, Mary Ann Benz (David), Orlando, Florida and Michele Marks (Martin), Fortescue, Missouri; grandchildren, Erin and Kelly Humphrey, Elise, Beth Ann, Grace Haenni, and Mackenzie and Zach Marks; brothers, Neil Allen (Kamille), Upper Sandusky, Ohio and Stanley Allen, Huntington, Indiana; sister, Karen Allen, New Rochelle, New York; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online guest book and obituary at

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