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Born In: McLennan, Alberta, Canada
Born: March 28th, 1939

Passed on: December 31st, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lance Rose of Kamloops, B.C. on December 31, 2012 at the age of 73.

Lance is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sylvia Rose and four children, Jerry (Sharon), Frank (Tami), Tom (Cindy), Debbie, seven grandchildren Jenna, Katie, Ryan, Kyle, Mitchell, Brianna and Tierra and his beloved dog, Dusty.

Lance is predeceased by his mom Irene Rose, dad Garnet Rose and brothers Blake and Rod.

Lance was born in McLennan, Alberta on March 28, 1939. He moved to Bralorne, B.C. around 1944 where he worked in the mining industry. Lance married Sylvia Walker in 1959. Unfortunately in 1965 he lost his two brothers in the Granduc slide. Lance moved to Surrey, B.C. in 1966 and was employed by Canadian Mine Services for approximately 15 years. In 1990 he moved to Kamloops, B.C. and worked for Tonto Mining.

After retiring, Lance enjoyed fishing during the summer and winter months at Knouff Lake and Campbell Lake. During his last years he especially enjoyed his morning coffee with his buddies Jerry, Doug, Wayne, Steve, JJ and Mitch.

There will be no service at Lance's request. Donations can be made to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice in Kamloops, in Lance's memory are greatly appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to
Alternatives Funeral and
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