Arlen Roose

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/26/2013 16:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/27/2013 24:00:00

Arlen Roose, age 86, lifelong resident of Willard, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at The Willows at Willard. He was born on January 30, 1927 in Willard, to the late Arthur and Edna Mae (Yarman) Roose. Arlen worked at Midwest Industries as a shipping clerk for 25 years. His main hobby in life was wood working, with his specialty being bird houses. Arlen loved to tell jokes to anyone he met. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Arlen is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Thelma (Rosier) Roose; three daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and David Hauser of Clemmons, North Carolina, Cindy and Randy Hartman of Willard, and Joni and Tom Secor of Willard; six grandchildren, Beth (Adam) Barrington, Brent (Jillian) Hauser, Jocelyn and Jenna Secor, and Chloe and Cara Hartman; one great granddaughter, Remy Barrington; two sisters-in-law, Julianne Roose and Pat Metzger; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his two sisters, Joyce Frazee and Dorene Stentz; four brothers, twin brother Marlen, LaMar, Dallas and Warren Roose; and one brother-in-law, Richard Rosier.
Friends may call on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM and on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 PM, where Rev. Roger Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Huron County Humane Society. Online condolences can be left for the family at


Nancy Skeans& Roger Keller - Mar 6, 2013

Thelma and family,

NancySkeans&Roger Keller - Mar 6, 2013

Thelma and family, we are so sorry to hear that Arlin has passed! He was a special man and I know that he will be missed our prayers go out to you Nancy and Roger

Scott Shellhammer - Mar 5, 2013

Cindy…so so SO sorry to hear about your father. It’s crazy how quickly life passes but hopefully we remember all the exciting memories we have had together over the years. We are thinking of you in this VERY tough time for you and your family…Scott

Sue Gates - Mar 5, 2013

My deepest sympathy to Thelma and family. Arlen will be missed.

Kathy and Gordon Butler - Mar 3, 2013

Dear Thelma, Vicki, David and family, We were so saddened to hear of Arlen’s passing. We always loved seeing you and sharing ‘boxer stories’ when you would visit NC. He will always be remembered as such a friendly,kind,and good man. Please know our thoughts, prayers, and hearts are with you and may all your wonderful family memories comfort you during this time. Fondly, Kathy and Gordon Butler

JACKI WILES - Feb 27, 2013


Julie Craven-Bashore - Feb 27, 2013

Dear Thelma and Family, So sorry to hear about Arlen’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Praying for strength for all of you in the days to come. God Bless.Julie

Steve & Gloria Ayres - Feb 27, 2013

Cindy and family: We are saddened to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. May you be comforted by the many loving memories you have shared and the support of family and friends.

Sara Perry Menchofer - Feb 26, 2013

Thelma, Cindy and Family,
Oh how it hurts to loss a Husband and Father—for some reason our families have been connected from the younger years at the Market and Cindy all our years together as frinds, please know that I think and pray for your peace.
Love, Sara

Ken & Debbie King - Feb 26, 2013

Joni,Tom and family our deepest Sympathy and prayers.

Jerry and Cheryl Dawson - Feb 26, 2013

Vicki and Roose families … We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Karen Robinson - Feb 26, 2013

Cindy & Joni – Sorry to hear of you dad’s passing. Thinking of you & praying for you.

William Blum - Feb 25, 2013

To Thelma and family…Sorry to read about your loss of Arlen. He will be missed. God bless.

Barb Gerber - Feb 25, 2013

Joni, You have my deepest sympathy in the passing of your dad. My god bless. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Jeri Mullen Laser - Feb 25, 2013

Thelma and girls, so sorry to hear about the passing of Arlen and your dad. Know that he is in a better place and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time.

Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Feb 25, 2013

Cindy, Please accept our condolences on the passing of your father. May it help to know that others care and share in your sorrow. May our merciful Lord grant you comfort and peace.
Cynthia and Dennis Branham
Summertown, TN

Willis and Gladys Hicks - Feb 25, 2013

To the family of Arlen Roose, please accept our condolences on the loss of your loving husband and father. We know he will be sadly missed. He was a kind and friendly person.our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless

Wendy Ayres Daniel - Feb 25, 2013

Dear Thelma and Family – I was so sorry to read about Arlen. I was so fortunate to have you and Arlen as my neighbors. I always thought “what a special couple”. My heart goes out to you during this time.

Yvonne (Hegedusic) Schneble - Feb 25, 2013

Vicki, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I know he will be greatly missed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Loren & Phyllis - Feb 25, 2013

Thelma, Cindy, Joni & Vicki; So sorry to learn of your loss. Our deepest sympathy. Loren & Phyllis

Bill McDaniel - Feb 25, 2013

Thelma – I’m so sorry to hear of Arlen’s passing. You and your Family are in my thoughts and prayers. I’m in Arizona and won’t be able to see you and Arlen but you will be in my thoughts. Love you both. Bill

Denny and Gwyn Draime - Feb 24, 2013

Dear Thelma,Vicki,Cindy, Joni and families; Let Jesus be your source in this time of grief. Many people love Arlen and will also feel your loss. God loves ALL OF US! May you know His love now and forever. Love Denny and Gwyn Draime Gig Harbor,Washington.

Kenny Henry - Feb 24, 2013

Thelma and family…So sorry to hear about Arlen
passing. I always enjoyed bumping into you folks! Enjoyed just talking with him, he was always happy, it seemed. Lot’s of people will miss him. I know the Lord will look after you, Thelma. Barb feels the same as I. 60 years of marriage.

Pam and John McNeill - Feb 24, 2013

Thelma, Vicki, Joni, and Cindy,
Please know that our prayers and hearts are with you.
We will surely miss Arlen as part of our extended family.
One of our best memories was of him enjoying himself and dancing at Brent and Jillian’s wedding.
Love to you and the family.
Pam and John