Rose Machan, age 92, of Gettysburg, died Feb. 17, 2014 at the Avera Gettysburg Hospital.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Feb. 20 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg with Pastor Jeff Adel officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior.
Rose Engel was born near Gorman, SD on Nov. 10, 1921 to Fred W. and Elizabeth (Renner) Engel. She received her education in Gettysburg, graduating from Gettysburg High School.
Rose married Carrol H. Machan on Oct. 23, 1939. She worked for Evelyn’s Motel for over 20 years and also in her brother’s bakery in Gettysburg.
She was a member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries and the United Methodist Church.
She entered the Oahe Manor in the fall of 2013.
Rose is survived by her son, James (Jeanne) Machan of Cheyenne, WY; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Remily of Doland; and one brother, John Engel of Ethan.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sons Fred and Robert Machan; sisters Emma, Margaret, and Kathryn Westcott and brothers, Clarence and William.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg is in charge of arrangements.