Obit: Rose (Frei) Melville-Ness b.1918 Leader, SK
MELVILLE-NESS - Rose passed away peacefully at Parkridge Centre, in Saskatoon, on November 13, 2005. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18 from Saskatoon Funeral Home. Rose (known as Penny by her nieces and nephew) is lovingly remembered by her nephew, Trevor Johnston (Tracy); nieces, Erin Hopkin (Keith) and Gaylene Wilkinson (Bernie) and their families; her step children, Moira Remmen, David Ness (Dianne) and Douglas Meville-Ness (Kate); the family of her late sister, Ruth Hauser; and special friends, Velma Kinsman and Karen Leier. Rose was born at Leader, SK on May 22, 1918. She later moved to Regina where she worked at the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool for 35 years. In 1972 she married Tom Melville-Ness and moved to Saskatoon. Rose made many new friends in Saskatoon but remained close to her Regina family, sister, Lylian and Bob Johnston. Rose worked with Tom at their Agro Records business following his retirement from the Western Producer. Rose cheerfully volunteered her time with various organizations from Cub Scouts to the Saskatoon Symphony. She enjoyed playing bridge, golfing and singing in a seniors' choir. She was predeceased by her husband, Tom; her parents, Ernst and Rosie Frei; her sisters, Lylian and Ruth; and brothers-in-law, Bob Johnston and Wally Hauser.