VAN DYKE, ROSCOE HUBERT "ROSS" - Orange County, California | ROSCOE HUBERT "ROSS" VAN DYKE - California Gravestone Photos

Roscoe Hubert "Ross" VAN DYKE

Fairhaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Orange County,
California

Ross was born 31 Jul 1930, the only child of educators Roscoe Fight and Amanda Ione (Mitchell) Van Dyke. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa but also lived in Clarinda and Bedford, Iowa where he graduated high school in 1948.

He studied engineering at Iowa State College (now University) in Ames, finishing in 1952. Upon graduation, Ross accepted a position with Douglas Air Craft in Santa Ana and that summer, his parents took him to California to begin his career.

On August 21, 1954, Ross married Phyllis Ethel Rowe, daughter of Norman Oehrle and Gladys Ethel (Schermerhorn) Rowe, at Wilmington, Delaware. The two had met at college and Ross brought his bride to California after a short honeymoon in the Pocono Mountains. They had two children: Carolyn S. and James Norman. Ross died on 5 Jan 2011 in Santa Ana and he is buried next to his wife. Location: Lawn AL, Lot 453.

The inscription: Beloved Husband & Father
Roscoe H. Van Dyke
1930-2011
His love of life and love of the Lord inspired us all

Contributed on 3/17/14

Record #: 1722

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Submitted: 3/17/14 • Approved: 3/25/14 • Last Updated: 3/25/14 • R1722-G0

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