Phyllis K. Roose, 88, died at 3:50 a.m., July 14, 2012, at her residence.
She was born July 8, 1924, in Wilshire to Paul and Eva Marbaugh Schaffner, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 16, 1943, she married Roy N. Roose Jr., who died Jan. 12, 1997.
Mrs. Roose was a homemaker. She loved to fish, cook, and sew. She also enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include five sons, Roy R. “Pete” Roose, of Lima, Gregory (Lynn) Roose and George (Bobbi) Roose, both of Russells Point, James Michael “Mike” (Val) Roose, of Rimer, and John Hunt, of Alger; six daughters, Phyllis “Sis” Mowery, of Bellefontaine, Barbara (Donald) Stone, of Elida, Martha (Steve) Beltz, of Russells Point, Mary Joseph, of LaPorte, Ind., Robin Joseph, of Wapakoneta, and Becky (William Carrino) Baldwin, of La Quinta, Calif.; 29 grandchildren; 50-plus great-grandchildren; 20-plus great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Paul Schaffner. of Aberdeen, Robin William, of Wilshire, and Francis Schaffner, of Rockford; four sisters, Marth Jarrett, of Celina, Rachael Smalley, of University City, Texas, Eleanor Blubaugh, of Waynesfield, and Nancy Hilbold, of Celina; special friend forever and sister-in-law, Betty Roose; and special friend, Sharon Goslee.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Carl and John Roose; a daughter, Carolyn Serna; three brothers, Roland Marbaugh and John and George Schaffner; two sisters, Monica Schaffner and Ruth Smalley; and a son-in-law, Mike Mowery.
A memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Her son, Michael Roose, will officiate. Burial will follow in Ottawa River Cemetery, near Rimer.
Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Indian Lake EMS.
Condolences may be expressed at bayliffandson.com.
Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm