Rose B. Hooey, age 92, resident of Lakota, ND, died Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society in Lakota.
Rose Blanche Krom was born January 17, 1929 near Langdon, ND, the daughter of John and Rose (Biseck) Krom. At the age of 12 she moved to Fargo, where she graduated from high school. She then began working and attending college in Valley City. She taught in a one room school at Easby, ND. She met Allan Hooey at a dance and they fell in love. Rose and Al were married on December 27, 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in East Grand Forks, MN. The couple moved to Langdon, and in September of 1959 moved to Lakota. Rose was active at St. Mary Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She loved playing cards, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She worked at the Knetter Cheese factory for many years until her retirement. Al died June 13, 2004. Rose continued living in their home until 2013, when she moved to the Good Samaritan Society.
Rose is survived by 4 children, Wayne (Shirley) of Bartlett, ND, Brad, John (Jeryn), and Lori (Archie) Minchew, all of Lakota; 10 grandchildren, Alan Minchew, Anna Rose Minchew, William Hooey, Austin Hooey, Cole Hooey, Callie Hooey, Kayla Dusenberry, Titus Hooey, Alex Hooey, and Brady Hooey; 1 great grandson, Harrison Hooey; 1 sister, Sister Geraldine; and several nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allan; 5 brothers, Ralph, Walter, Jake, Ed, and Rudy; and 3 sisters, Betty Lanz, Mary Avery, and Lillian Doxrud.
The Funeral Mass for Rose will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church of Lakota, ND, on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Lakota Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Church on Monday, for one hour prior to the Funeral Mass.
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