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Mabel I. (Sizer) Rose

April 15, 1922 ~ July 10, 2019 (age 97)

Mabel I. Rose, age 97, of Auburn passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Mrs. Rose was born on April 15, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Charles and Louise (Betscher) Sizer.  After graduating from college she earned her master’s degree in music education from the University of Cincinnati.

She married Charles A. Rose on August 24, 1950 in Cincinnati.  He preceded her in death on June 9, 1968. 

As well as being a homemaker, missionary work was very important to her.  Mrs. Rose served as the director of the Child Evangelism Fellowship in Auburn from 1954 until 2004.  She also was a missionary in Australia for 6 years.  She was a very active member of the Lakewood Park Baptist Church in Auburn. 

Survivors Include:

Daughter; Rhoda Springer of Granger.

Son and daughter-in-law; Paul and Carolyn Rose of Butler.

Son and daughter-in-law; David and Debora Rose of Garrett.

Daughter; Rebekah Rose of Fort Wayne.

Son and daughter-in-law; John and Sue Rose of Waynesboro, Virginia.

13 grandchildren and their spouses; Brianne Springer, Brittany and Joshua Hartman, Brenna Rogers, Brye and Spencer Browand, Brannon and Aaron Wakeland, Candace and Briton Post, Jacob and Courtney Rose, Christa and Shaka Dhladhla, Justin Rose, Stephanie and Kyle Ludy, Heidi Rose, Ben and Sarah Rose and Dakota Rose.

18 great grandchildren; Jade Springer, Jacob Hartman, Nicholas Hartman, Nicole Rogers, Dominick Montgomery, Kaydence Browand, Lila Browand, Chloe Wakeland, Landon Wakeland, Henry Post, Lucy Post, Jada Dhladhla, Austin Ludy, Kayla Ludy, Kelsey Fausnaugh, Kendra Fausnaugh, Camryn Rose, and MacKenzie Rose.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Charles, great grandson; Zachary Hartman, 2 sisters; Muriel Sizer and Mildred Mills and 3 brothers; Charles Sizer, George Sizer and Thomas Sizer.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn.  Additional visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral servce.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Lakewood Park Baptist Church, 5555 CR 29 in Auburn with Pastor Stuart Kruse officiating.

Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Child Evangelism Fellowship, 708 South Van Buren Street, Auburn, Indiana 46706.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.


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