Rose Marie Henson (nee Jenkin), 64, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Life Care of Westlake. She was born in Elyria and had resided there for 39 years. She previously lived in Grafton.
Rose graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1970 from the M.B. Johnson School of Nursing. She worked as a Nursery Director and Preschool Teacher at First United Methodist Church, Elyria. She also worked as a poll worker for the Lorain County Board of Elections for several years. She attended Fields United Methodist Church, in North Ridgeville and was a member of Westshore Mothers of Twins Club. In her free time, she enjoyed crocheting, making all kinds of crafts, reading and gardening.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Gerald; sons, Andrew (Katie) Henson of Pemberville, Timothy (Gretchen) Henson of Tiro, Geoffrey Henson of Charlotte, Michigan; and his twin sister, Kimberly (Matt Bailey) Henson of Elyria; grandchildren, Karena and George Henson; and her sister, Betty Ann (Steve) Domino of Allen Park, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Ruthella (nee Postle) Jenkin; and sister, Mary Ann Reeves.
Friends may call Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville and also Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M. at Fields United Methodist Church, 34077 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville. Pastor Dan Reinke, a personal friend, will officiate. Burial will be in Fields Cemetery, North Ridgeville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.