Posted On March 25th, 2012 -

Feb 15, 1942 – Feb 14, 2012

Of Wahiawa, HI. John returned home to be with his wife Ava Ogata-Rose, who preceded him on Apr 12, 11. John and Ava were former employees of Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Survived by brother, Bill (Carol) Rose and family of AZ, and extended family in HI & MN.

John spent his last month visiting his friends in HI, CA and NV. Thank you to all of his wonderful co-workers and friends at Star Advertiser, Las Vegas Review Journal, San Jose Mercury News, State of HI Agriculture/Measurement Standards, and others throughout the 50 states.

Please celebrate John’s life by living each day to the fullest, and enjoying time with family and friends.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran