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Rose Lake

Loving wife, mother and grandmother

Rose Marie “Cissy” Lake died peacefully on January 16, 2015. She was 90.

She was born on March 12, 1924 in Evanston, Illinois. She and her husband of 62 years, William S. “Bill” Lake, moved to southern California in 1950. Following her husband’s death, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mrs. Lake is survived by her siblings, Franny Anderson of Princeton, Illinois, Jimmy Borst of Phoenix, Arizona, Bobby Borst of McHenry, Illinois and Henry Borst of Roundhill, Kentucky; her children, Scott Lake (Diane), Tony Lake (Kathie), Sally Lake and Jeff Ockunzzi; and her grandchildren, Scott Lake (Laura), Terri Bartlett (Sam), Tricia Davis (Durell), Elizabeth Lake and Rebecca Lake. She also leaves four great-grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Cissy’s memory may be made to St. Michael’s Abbey, 19292 El Toro Road, Silverado, California 92676-9710. For information, call (949) 858-0222. 

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