Larry Gene Rose, 53, of Falls City, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at his home in Falls City. He was born Dec. 24, 1962 in Seneca, KS, to Delbert Leroy and Violet Mae (Bestwick) Rose.

Larry grew up in Humboldt, attending grade school in Table Rock and later Humboldt High School. He served in the National Guard Co. B 2nd 134th Infantry until being honorably discharged on May 11, 1999.

On June 13, 1988, Larry was united in marriage to Margaret Collins in Hiawatha, KS.  

Larry worked as a mechanic for Sterling Wittwer at John Deere Implement Co. in Humboldt for many years. He had been working for New Tech Construction until he became ill. Larry was a member of the International Union of Operators Engineers Local #571.   

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; father; infant son, Alex Rose; infant nephew, Dakota Shea Dettmann; infant niece, Tyra Rose; and father-in-law, Gareld Simpson.

Larry is survived by his wife, Margaret, of Falls City; sons, Brandon (and his fiancé Heather Perez), of FC, Bradly and Bryan Rose, of FC; grandson, Payton Rose, of FC; mother, Violet Dotson, of Vermillion, KS; siblings: Sandy Penn of Frankfort, KS, Vicky (Chuck) Lynch, of Bakersfield, CA, Linda Rose, of Providence, KY, Pam Gouty, of Centralia, KS, Jeff Rose, of FC, and Kim Rose (and her fiancé Roger Clark) of Dorchester; mother-in-law, Adelia Simpson, of FC; brothers-in-law, Leonard (Karen) Collins, of Rulo, Shannon (Katie) Simpson, of FC; Micheal (Krystal) Simpson, of FC; sister-in-law, Vickie Collins (and her fiancé Dwaine Honea), of Wilber; and many other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at the Good News Assembly of God Church in FC. with Pastor Dan Farley officiating. A register book will be available to sign from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6. at the Hall Funeral Chapel in FC. Full military honors will be conducted by the Falls City Ceremonial Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be given to the family’s choice with a later designation.

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