2016-06-23 / Obituaries

Rose Marie Laborde

Graveside services for Rose Laborde, 83, of Austin, Texas, were held Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Germania Cemetery in Lexington.

Rose Marie Laborde passed away peacefully on June 15, 2016 in Austin, Texas, following a long illness. Rose was born September 18, 1932 in Lincoln, Texas, the daughter of Emil and Adelheid Proske.

Rose married her lifetime love, James “Jake” Laborde on December 23, 1957, in Austin. For the next twenty years, Rose was a devoted military wife, setting up and maintaining loving households in each of nine different states while simultaneously raising their family of three children. Rose enjoyed handicrafts, painting, and spending time with her friends and loved ones.

Rose is survived by her husband Jake, of Austin, Texas; their three children, Mark (Shelly) Laborde of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Vicki (Wacey) Daniel of Big Spring, Texas, and Robert (Robin) Laborde of Colorado Springs, Colorado; brothers, Lawrence (Lorene) Proske of Lincoln, Texas, and Gilbert Proske of Chehalis, Washington; six grandchildren, two greatgrandsons and an abundance of nieces, nephews and extended family.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, (Norbert, Elton, Fred and Floyd) and four sisters (Agatha Little, Renatha Jatzlau, Elfehra Urban and Elisabeth Proske).

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Resource Hospital in Rose’s name.

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