Rose M. Cox Schraceo, 67, died Friday March 10, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Rose was born July 19, 1949 to Jess and Betty Cox in Wichita, Kansas. Rose graduated from West Liberty High School in 1967. Rose was a LPN and worked in health care services in Galesburg most of her life. After retirement Rose moved to Shawneetown, Ill. to be closer to family. Surviving Rose are her children Jack & Betty Bunker of Shawneetown, Ill., James and Kelly Bunker of Mesa, Ariz., Brittany and Chris McCaw of Marengo, Iowa. 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Siblings Alice (Harley) Daufeldt of Tipton, Larry (Jose) Harvey of Burkburnett, Texas, Deb Merchant of North English, Ron (Fay) Cox of Atalissa, Barry (Rebecca) Cox of Columbus Jct. Sister-in-law Cathy Cox of West Liberty. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Dennis Cox and niece Jennifer Merchant.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Nichols Christian Church in Nichols, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Rose M. Cox Schraceo, 67Wednesday, March 15, 2017