Debra Kay Rose

December 20, 1957 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 64)


Debra Kay Rose, 64, of Peru passed away at 4:45 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.

Born on December 20, 1957 in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Henry (Bud) and Elizabeth (Liz) Crabtree Ballew. 

She married the love of her life Andrew Rose, Sr. on December 22, 1975 and he survives.

She worked outside the home most of her life, however the last 10 years she was able to be a homemaker.

Debra enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles and spending time with family.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew Rose, Sr. of Peru, son, Andrew Rose, Jr. (Stephanie) of Peru, her father, Henry Ballew (Betty) of Kokomo, a brother, Steve Ballew of Branson, Missouri, a Very Special Friend, Rhonda Ballew of Kokomo, grandchildren, Andrew Rose III, Bailey Rose, Jakob Rose, Brittni Wyatt and Jordan Wyatt and great grandchildren, Ellis Rose, Oceane Rose and Braden Wyatt.

A Memorial visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2022 at Riverview Funeral Home, 421 W. Canal St., Peru.

Debra’s online guestbook is available, and condolences can be shared with the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home, 421 W. Canal St., Peru.

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February 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Riverview Funeral Home
421 West Canal Street
Peru, IN 46970

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