Rose McLellan

Rose McLellan


Was born on December 19, 1915 in Rossland and passed away peacefully on May 15, 2014 in Rossland.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Louie Profili and their daughter Anita, and also her former husband, Murray McLellan, siblings; Pat, Stan, Millie and Art (Chow) and daughter-in-law Arlene.

She is survived by her children Bob and Larry (Lyn), her grandchildren; Wanda (Leroy), Leona (Lawrence), Darby (Nathan) and Dustin (Shilo), her great-grandchildren Wyatt, Travis, Cody, Jesse, Tristan, Kiara and Riley as well as her nieces, nephews and their families.

Rose was a very kind woman who was devoted entirely to her family. In her younger years she enjoyed playing hockey and softball. She was an amazing cook and also loved to crochet and work in her rock garden. She was a long-time member of the C.W.L. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rossland, and the family is very grateful to the women of C.W.L. who visited mom in her last few years. Rose was incredibly generous and known to give out cold drinks, popsicles and fresh homemade loaves of bread to the neighbours and city workers in the area.

At her request, there will not be a service. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at

As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to a charity of your choice, in Rose’s memory. The family would like to thank Dr. Stefanie Houde for her gracious care and special home visits, Theresa Nutini for her amazing ability to put our family at ease, Brenda from Home Care for her kindness and also to Mel and Cathy and their staff at the Alpine Drug Store in Rossland for their constant support.

The family would like to thank everyone who has shown their support through cards, flowers, phone calls and food trays.

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