Hazel J. “Jeannie” Roush


Hazel J. “Jeannie” Roush, 83, of Keosauqua died at 2:00 A.M. Monday May 26, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren, Keosauqua.

She was born April 5, 1931 in rural Douds to Ray S. and Elsie Clair Barker Roush. Hazel grew up in the Mt Sterling area and moved to Keosauqua in the 1950’s where she worked at the Hotel Manning, babysat for several children in the area and was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary.

Surviving are a brother, Carl Roush (Patsy) of Keosauqua, three sisters, Alice Greone (Robert) of Aannandale, VA, Mildred Hutchenson and Francis Roush both of Missouri and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Samuel, Keith and Robert Roush and three sisters, Beatrice Panting, Janice Judd and Louise Nichols.

Private family burial of cremains will be at a later date in Harness Cemetery, Mt Sterling. Memorials to American Heart Association may be mailed to the family at 306 1st St., Keosauqua, IA 52565. Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua is assisting the family.