Rosa V. Wilson

February 14, 1922 - August 05, 2019

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Monday, August 12, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Monday, August 12, 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Rosa Valentine Wilson, 97, of Huntington went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, August 5, 2019, at 8:57 p.m. in Parkview Huntington Hospital surrounded by her family

She was born February 14, 1922, in Michigan City to John and Minnie (Brooks) Bell.

On March 17, 1943, she married Ralph J. Wilson. He preceded her in death on January 30, 1973.

Rosa was a homemaker until she started working at Campbell’s Mushroom Farm near Brighton. She retired in August, 1987.

Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Nazarene Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Beverly (Jerry) Pelz of Huntington, Nina (Ronald) Pressler of Huntington, and Sandra Rose Wilson of Huntington; a son, Ivan (Millie) Wilson of Angola; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren, with one more on the way.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Gertie Wood, Orpha Hochstetler, and Lydia Bell; two brothers, Paul Bell and Junior Bell; a grandson, Joseph Harshman; and a granddaughter, Rhonda Harshman.

Funeral services will be Monday, August 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson with the Rev. Dianna Teusch officiating. Burial will be in Woodruff Cemetery in LaGrange County.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandchildren. Active pallbearers are Ronald Pressler, Doug Pressler, Heath Pressler, David Harshman, Tom Seibert, and Jerry Ringham.

Calling is Monday, August 12, 2019, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the First Church of the Nazarene, 1555 Flaxmill Road, Huntington, Indiana, 46750 for their food pantry or to the First Brethren Church, 245 South Marion Road, Huntington, Indana, 46750 for their quilting class.

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Elizabeth Oakley
August 12th, 2019 12:53pm
Brighton Howe,In.

Thinking of Rosa's Family as they she is laid to rest today in the Woodruff Cemetery. Live on all the good memories of your loved one.

Winnie cobb
August 8th, 2019 11:33pm

Peace be with you always god will be by your side the rest of your days you lived a long life of 97 now you can enjoy the rest in heaven by your side he will be there for all eternity standing tall right next to you as you spend all eternity in that beautiful land standing by your side hand in hand as your care taker and the eternal maker of all you are in a beautiful land guided by the utmost man our prayers and love go out to you as he guides you through

karen salter
August 8th, 2019 10:12pm
Huntington, Indiana

Nina,sending love to you,God will bless you and keep you safe.

Alberta Davis
August 8th, 2019 4:52pm
Angola IN

Will miss you grandma 🌹. R.I.P. now and I'll see you again soon

Donette Myers
August 8th, 2019 1:27pm
Yelm Wa

My thoughts and prayers are we the her family and my father in Law Ivan love from the Myers family

Rowena Richardson
August 7th, 2019 11:35pm
Huntington, Indiana

Our deepest sympathies to Nina, Ron, Doug, and the rest of the family. From: 1st U.S. Light Artillery reenactment members.