Rose Holbert



Rose Holbert

December 19, 1930 - December 20, 2016

Rose Mary Holbert, 86, of Des Moines, formerly of Burlington, passed away on December 20, 2016 at the Fleur Heights Care Center in Des Moines.

Born on Dec 19, 1930 in St Louis, MO, she was the daughter of Dr. Francis and Zita Aid. She married Richard Japsen and they had two daughters. They later divorced and she married Donald Holbert.

For many years she was a stay-at-home mother and later worked at Walmart in Burlington and Des Moines until she retired. She enjoyed reading, knitting and watching television.

Survivors include her daughters, Lorna (Steve) Holland of Des Moines, IA and Molly (Brad) Miller of North Liberty, IA, 5 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren, her sister Teresa McCabe of Peoria, IL and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her sister, Frances (Nan) MacEinri and her parents.

At her request she will be cremated.  A burial is planned later this spring at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burlington, IA so she can be buried next to her parents.

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