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Rose Lee "Boots" (Tempel) Cox

September 20, 1925 February 1, 2019
Rose Lee "Boots" (Tempel) Cox
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Obituary for Rose Lee "Boots" (Tempel) Cox

Rose Lee “Boots” (Tempel) Cox, 93 of Evansville, Indiana died on February 1, 2019 at University Nursing and Reha­bilitation Center.

She entered the world on September 20, 1925, the youngest of 9 children born to Bertha (Meyer) and Oscar Tempel. She graduated from Memorial High School in 1943. Following high school, Rose Lee went to work as a receptionist for various places including Burch Plow Works and Park Lawn Cemetery. Rose Lee and Bob Cox were married on June 10, 1961. Park Lawn was where Rose Lee and Bob worked together until their retirement.

Rose was a lovely lady with a beautiful smile and a wonderful Aunt. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Rose Lee is survived by her nieces and nephews, Mary (Tempel) Schroeder, Rev. Ted Tempel, Jane Ger­bitz, Cathy Adams, Edward Tempel, Judy Norrington, Michael Tempel, Paula King, Tim Goatley, Donna (Millay) Montgomery, Jackie Millay, David Millay, and Rev. Jeff Millay; and her cousin, Tom Egolf.

Rose Lee was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Cox who passed away in 2011, and all of her family; her parents, Oscar and Bertha; her siblings, Gilbert, Heine, Oscar, Jr., Edward (twins one was still born), Mary Ann and Berdie; and her nieces and nephews, Ann (Tempel) Eagan, John Goatley, Bob Tempel and Henry Jay Tempel.

Friends may visit from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at University Nursing and Rehabilitation and again from 10:00 AM until service time on Friday.

A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 8, 2019 in the Chapel at University Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1236 Lincoln Ave., Evans­ville, IN, 47714. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or St. Vincent de Paul, Father Ted Crisis Fund, 809 N. Lafayette Ave., Evans­ville, IN 47711 or St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.

Condolences may be made online at www.brown­ingfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Feb

2:00 PM 2/7/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

1236 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714

University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1236 Lincoln Ave Evansville 47714 IN
United States

Visitation

Friday

8

Feb

10:00 AM 2/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

1236 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714

University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1236 Lincoln Ave Evansville 47714 IN
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

1236 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714

University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1236 Lincoln Ave Evansville 47714 IN
United States
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