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Charles "Chuck" Rose

March 25, 1943 ~ September 3, 2022 (age 79)
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Charles “Chuck” Rose, 79, of Hornick, Iowa passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022 at his residence.

A funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Hornick United Methodist Church, Hornick Iowa with Pastor Catie Newman, officiating. A live stream of the service will be posted on the Goslar Funeral Home website with Chuck’s obituary. Burial will follow in the Willow Township Cemetery, Holly Springs, Iowa. A visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday, September 9, 2022 with a 7:00 P.M. prayer service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Goslar Funeral Home and Monuments, Onawa, Iowa.

Charles F. was born March 25, 1943 at home in rural Holly Springs, Iowa, the son of Marvin Edward and Barbara Margaret (Madison) Rose.

Chuck and Paula Mae Nelson were married May 2, 1964 at the Hornick United Methodist Church. To this union, one daughter was born, Sherri.

Chuck was a welder at Wilson Trailor, MFG, and North America Manufacturing. He loved to fix anything. Chuck also owned and operated his own business called “Chuck’s Repair” in Hornick. Chuck worked for Westwood Community School for thirty years as a Transportation Director.

After retirement, Chuck worked as a welder at Holly Industries in Holly Springs, Iowa. He volunteered for the city of Hornick for many years. Chuck really loved his town. He served as the mayor, councilmember, a chief and member of the volunteer Fire Department, snow removal, and always repairing anything broken in town. He enjoyed fixing many things for his church.

Chuck loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters. He enjoyed traveling, camping, racing, classic cars, coca cola, and was a Proud Ford Man.

He was a member of the Hornick United Methodist Church in Hornick, Iowa.

Survivors include, his wife of fifty-eight years, Paula Rose of Hornick, Iowa; daughter, Sherri (Jeff) Albracht of Kansas City, Missouri; granddaughters, Marissa (Connor) Montgomery of St. Charles, Missouri, and Brooke Albracht of Kansas City, Missouri; brother, Earl (Liz) Rose of Hornick, Iowa; and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Barbara (Madison) Rose; and three brothers, Allen, Glen, and Dave.

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September 9, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hornick United Methodist Church
411 5th Street
Hornick, IA 51026

Prayer Service
September 9, 2022

7:00 PM
Hornick United Methodist Church
411 5th Street
Hornick, IA 51026

Funeral Service
September 10, 2022

10:00 AM
Hornick United Methodist Church
411 5th Street
Hornick, IA 51026

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