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Rose Crooks

Rose Crooks

April 29th, 1933 - September 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Rose Crooks, age 87, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Avera St. Mary's Hospital in Pierre, SD.

Her visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 with funeral services to follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown. Father Richard Fox will officiate.

Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Watertown, SD.

Pallbearers will be Dan, Leroy, Bill, Todd, Matt and Marcus Crooks.

Eileen Rose Crooks was born to Theodore and Eileen (Leber) Bachman on April 29, 1933 in Faith, South Dakota. She grew up in the communities of Faith and Summit, SD, graduating from Summit High School. She then attended Northern State College in Aberdeen, SD where she obtained her Teaching Certificate.

On September 10, 1955 she married Max Eldon Crooks in Wilmot, SD. The couple lived and farmed near Wilmot until 1964 when they moved to Watertown. Rose worked at Kmart for 25 years. Rose moved to Pierre in 2018.

Rose was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Watertown. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, walking, dancing and meeting with friends.

Rose is survived by her sons, Dan and Leroy Crooks of Watertown, SD, Bill (Marianne) Crooks of Fort Collins, CO, and Todd Crooks of Pierre, SD; two grandsons, Matt (Mette) Crooks of Wellington, CO, and Marcus Crooks of Fort Collins, CO; two great-grandchildren, Naomi Crooks and Jacob Crooks of Wellington, CO; and her brother, Harlin (Bev) Bachman of Watertown, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Max on March 25, 2000; her sisters, Darlene Vriem, Gladys Christofferson and Veronica Hudson; and her brother, Tommy Bachman.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday September 16th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday September 16th, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1111 4th St NE
    WATERTOWN, SD 57201
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  • Service

    Wednesday September 16th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday September 16th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1111 4th St NE
    WATERTOWN, SD 57201
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  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Address
    1133 11th St. NE
    WATERTOWN, SD 57201
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Forrest Christofferson, Kathy and Mary

Posted at 12:15pm
In loving memory of Rose with our deepest condolences for the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Joanne Mahoney

Posted at 11:29am
Our fondest memories and laughter shared with Rose will live forever. Sending our love and prayers to all. JoAnne (niece/Goddaughter) and Ken
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Love, Fred, Laurie & Family (Alex, Bre & Nollie, S

Posted at 10:46am
We're holding you close in our prayers and thoughts as you go through this difficult time. May Jesus take her hand to join her family in Heaven.
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Posted at 08:40pm
Our sincere sympathies and warmest condolences go out to all. I have fond memories of Rose while growing up in Watertown and we are thinking of you
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Doug Schulz

Posted at 06:24pm
Dan, Leroy, and all of the Crooks family, my condolences to you at the loss of your mom. Doug Schulz
 
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Jerry & Gwen Posted at 06:49pm

Our sympathy in the loss of a good neighbor
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