Rose Clara White

Aug. 6, 1935 – Feb. 19, 2011

Rose Clara White, 75, of Waukesha, passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Rose was born Aug. 6, 1935, the daughter of the late George and Theresa Riley. Rose had a love for crafts and enjoyed sewing, needle point and plastic canvas.

She was the cherished mother of Joyce Hamilton, Charles White, Bobby White, Dan (Imelda) White, Dale (Sandra) White, Theresa White, Wanda Morrison and Penny (Aaron) Baldwin; beloved grandmother of 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and the dearest sister of David (Jan) Riley, Terry (Cynthia) Riley, Mike (Kathy) Riley, Dick (Mary) Riley, Gary Riley, Gladys Hildebrandt, Elsie Beaver, Barbara (Larry) McKinley and Betty Franz. Rose was loved and will be remembered by many other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Thomas, and her brother, Ronald Riley.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Feb. 24, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 103 W. Eagle St., Eagle, with the Rev. Lawrence Turner officiating.

Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family. For the online obituary and guest registry, go to www.hdlfuneralhomes.com.