|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2009|
From Great Falls Tribune 12-13-2009:
Rose Harriet (Dennis) Back, 92, of 1901 18th Ave. S., a homemaker, died of natural causes Friday at her home.
Visitation is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Croxford Funeral Home. Her funeral service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial to follow in Highland Cemetery.
Rose is survived by her daughters, Anita (Gilbert) Bickel and Barbara (Erick) Hofland, both of Great Falls, Dayle (Karl) Lacey and Davene (Roger) Wright, both of Newcastle, Wyo.; a son, Ed Back of Sand Coulee; son-in-law LeRoy Diacon of Great Falls; 25 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Ellen Dennis and Lucille Back; brother-in-law Harold McLauchlin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rose was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Tiger Butte, Mont., to Harry and Martha (Melch) Dennis. She was raised in Stockett and graduated from eighth grade at the Selstrom School in the Stockett area.
She married David W. Back on Dec. 24, 1939. She worked on the family ranch until her husband's death March 28, 1960. She then went to work outside the home, holding a variety of jobs. She retired from cooking at the Centerville Senior Citizens Center on her 80th birthday.
Rose was an active member of the Home Demonstration Club; she volunteered at Missouri River Manor and was voted Centerville's Senior Citizen of the Year.
She loved gardening and caring for all children. She loved playing board games with her dear friend, Lis, and her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David; a son, Russell Back; a daughter, Martha Diacon; two grandsons; her brothers, Roy and David Dennis; her sisters, Leona Frank, Olive Kohut and June McLauchlin; and her dear friend, Lis Peterson.
Memorials are suggested to the Centerville Senior Citizens Center.
William David Back (1898 - 1960)*
Martha Rose Back Palmer Diacon (1940 - 2005)*
Russell William Back (1944 - 1969)*
Edward David Back (1950 - 2009)*
Created by: Judyvv
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
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