Obituary for Rose Askren

Ponca City Now - January 18, 2022 2:46 pm

Rose Marie Askren

July 31, 1941 – January 16, 2022

Rose Marie Askren of Blackwell, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022, in her home at the age of 80.

Rose Marie Askren was born on July 31, 1941, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, to Sherman W. and Bettye Alice (White) Hunt. She married Robert “Bob” G. Askren on December 5, 1959, in Blackwell, where they made it their home. They had one son, Robert G. Askren Jr. Besides serving her family as a homemaker, she worked for several years at Blackwell Nursing Home and ran an antique shop. She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Blackwell. She enjoyed bowling, crafts, gardening, spending time with her family, and helping others.

She is survived by her only granddaughter Amanda Nicole who now lives in England, her sister Linda of Tonkawa, and her sister-in-law Carolyn Bascue of Tulsa.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Askren, her son Robert Askren Jr., two brothers Sherman and Johnnie, and two sisters Wanda and Ruth.

A memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at Roberts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Bookout officiating. Burial will be in the Blackwell Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in her honor with Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Alzheimer’s Research in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.