March 1, 1928 – May 2, 2013
Rosaria “Rose” Agatha (Neuburger) Van Orden passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2 in Glendale at the age of 85.
Rose was born in Minnesota on March 1, 1928 to Agatha and Adolph Neuburger. In 1948, Rose married Jerold “Van” Van Orden in Minnesota. The couple had three children and moved to La Crescenta in 1956.
Rose lost her loving husband Van in May 1980.
She spent many years volunteering her time in the service of others at Verdugo Hills Hospital and worked as a bookkeeper at the Self-Aid Workshop (now known as Glendale Association for the Retarded). She was a dog lover, an award-winning ballroom dancer, and had a very active social life.
Rose is survived by her children Jerry, Gene and Mark Van Orden.
The Van Orden family extends their gratitude for the tireless and outstanding care by all who attended to her at Montrose Healthcare Center from July 2009 until her passing.
A graveside service will be held Friday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, 11160 Stranwood Ave., Mission Hills with Father George Brincat officiating. A reception will follow.