Rose B. Finlay, 89, of Norwalk, died Monday, April 7, 2008, in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born Dec. 31, 1918, in Cleveland. She was raised in the New London and Norwalk areas; she was a resident of the Huron County Children's Home. She graduated in 1936 from Norwalk High School, and returned to Norwalk in 1976 from LaPorte, Ind. She was a member of Norwalk First Presbyterian Church where she enjoyed committee work. She was a former employee of the Huron County Extension Office and was active in the Huron County Christian Endeavors Club.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, David and Mary Ann Finlay of Boulder, Colo., Richard A. and Doris Finlay of Bay Village, Ohio, and John R. and Nancy Finlay of Riverton, Utah; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara J. and Charles Beeson of Wakarusa, Ind. and Janet and Edward Roderick of Laporte, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, B. Vivian Penfield; brother, David Weimer of Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Katherine Rose (Hahn) and Horace Myers; and brother, Herbert Myers.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service at 2 p.m., Friday, in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main St., Norwalk; the Rev. Adrian Doll, Pastor of Norwalk First Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Collins Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857. Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.