Edward Rosen Obituary

Edward  Rosen
Edward Rosen
Edward Rosen

October 24, 2003
Born in Philadelphia, PA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Edward Rosen, 84, died Friday, October 24, 2003 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 26 at Beth El Jacob Synagogue, with burial in Jewish Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Edward was born in Philadelphia, PA, and had lived in Des Moines since 1953. He was a Staff Sargent in the U.S. Army during WWII and an electrician at Firestone for 31 years. After retirement, "Mr. Ed," was a crossing guard for Hanawalt Elementary School. He was a member of Beth El Jacob Synagogue and enjoyed crossword puzzles.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Rosen of West Des Moines; daughter, Joanne Sofen of Urbandale; sons, Morris Rosen of Tiffin, Norman Rosen of Chapel Hill, NC, James Rosen of Des Moines and Harold Rosen of St. Charles, MO; sister, Anna Laufer of Camerillo, CA; brother, Leo Rosen of Philadelphia, PA; and eleven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Bella Elsberg and Sylvia Conner.

Memorials may be made to Beth El Jacob Synagogue.




Beth El Jacob Synagogue
954 Cummins Parkway
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Sunday, October 26, 2003
1:30 PM
Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Sunday, October 26, 2003