ROUSH —-Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Nodaway Co., MO July 2016


Harold Russell Roush


Harold Russell Roush, 89, formerly of Maryville, Missouri and Corning, Iowa, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Presbyterian Homes of Louisville, Kentucky.

Harold  was born  September 11, 1926, in Siam, Page County, Iowa the son of Lester and Ruby (Riley) Roush. After graduating from High School in Maryville, Missouri, he joined the US Navy and served in the Asiatic Pacific area during WW II.

Upon returning from the service Harold married Marie Mothershead in Maryville  on May 30, 1948.

After working for J.C. Penney as a representative for Singer Sewing Company, he purchased a grocery store in Burlington Junction, Missouri. From there he moved to Corning, Iowa and worked for Omar Bakeries, Keebler Bakeries, Hawkeye Life Insurance Company and retired from Hy-Vee Food Stores.

Harold was a member of the Adams County American Legion Post #3659, Corning and the First United Methodist Church of Maryville, where he and Marie moved after his retirement.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his sisters: Laberta Palmer and Loraine Freemyer.

Harold is survived by his wife, Marie;  children: Debbie Newman, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Peggy Wainwright, Waterloo, Iowa; Trudy Roush, Port Townsend, Washington; Brad Roush, Boulder, Colorado; Linda Roush Lowe and her husband, Robert, Louisville; and Steve Roush and his wife, Vera of Pella, Iowa; brothers: Vervil, Kansas City, Missouri; Charles and Jerry, Hopkins, Missouri; Lester Jr, Pickering, Missouri; Edwin, Leon, and Deon, Maryville; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren

Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, July 28 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville.

Funeral Services are 1:30 p.m., July 28, also at the church, with burial to follow at Nodaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Maryville.

Graveside Military services will be conducted by James Edward Gray American Legion Post # 100 and the Missouri Military Honors Program.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and the Maryville First United Methodist Church.


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