He was very devoted to his legacy, and his wish had always been to be buried with his family. We know he is resting in peace in Zion Cemetery, Polk County, IL
Howard Lee Rose passed away on September 7, 2020, in New Braunfels, TX, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
He was born on April 22, 1934 to Blanche Robison Rose and Homer Rose in Polk County, IL.
He joined the USAF at the young age of 17 and dedicated 20 years of service to a career he loved. He flew as a Flight Engineer, and was extremely proud of his service and loved …