Gus C Rose, born May 26, 1928. At rest April 1, 2021. Son of the late Michael and Athena Rose; brother of the late Michael Rose; husband of the late Georgia K. Rose; father of Gregory, Geoffrey, Michael, and Christopher Rose; grandfather of Nicholas, Geoffrey, Kristena, and Michael Rose; great-grandfather of Corban Aleksander; and a beloved a close family friend named Alex Micele; as well as various other famiy and friends at his late wife, Georgia’s Book Club at the Wood Dale Library.
Not only was Gus a family man, but he was also an Army Air Corps veteran, an author, and avid reader, a woodworker, and a golfer.
Gus and Georgia married on June 1, 1952, and shared over seven decades together until Georgia’s passing on April 6, 2014. The two created a family that spanned four generations.
A memorial service is being held for Gus on what would have been his 93rd birthday, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191. Arrangements handled by Geils Funeral Home. For information, please call: (630)766-3232.