Mark Alan Rose of Perry


Graveside funeral services for Mark Rose, 70, of Perry and formerly of Bayard will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at the Highland Township Cemetery in Bayard, Iowa.

The Rev. Bob Rogers of the Bayard Church of Christ will officiate. Recorded music will include “You Can’t Make Old Friends” by Kenny Rogers and “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.

Casketbearers will be Denny Ayers, Randy Clipperton, Nathan McAlister, Gary Mozena, Kirk Rose and Lem Darr.

Mark Alan Rose, son of Carroll and Wilma (White) Rose, was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Stuart, Iowa.

He grew up in Bayard and graduated from Bayard High School in 1968.

Most of his working life was spent at Oscar Meyer, IBP and then at Tyson Foods, retiring in 2017.

Mark was a fan of the New York Yankees and enjoyed fishing and camping.

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, Mark passed away peacefully at Mercy One Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.

Mark is survived by two daughters, Kim Darr and husband Lem, of Perry and Jill Borgeson and husband, Michael, of Rippey; four grandsons, Tanner Darr, Zach Darr, Jace Johnson and Seth Borgeson; and a brother, Kirk Rose of Bayard.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Steve Rose and Scott Rose.

Ohde Funeral Home in Bayard is in charge of arrangements.


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