Saturday, April 1, 2000; Michael David Rose, June Elizabeth 'Beth' Lane
Frenchtown's Jeanne Bick is tagged out at third base by Polson's Jill Fisher on Friday night in Frenchtown. Polson avenged a 7-4 loss last week to the Broncs with a 4-1 victory.
Photo by MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian

Michael David Rose

DAVIS, Calif. - Michael David Rose, 27, of Davis, formerly of Lebanon, Ill., died off Baja, Calif., in a boating accident on Monday, March 27, 2000, while on a research project.

He was born at Travis Air Force Base in California on Oct. 5, 1972, to Lynne Ebersole and Dr. David Rose.

Michael was salutatorian of the 1990 Lebanon High School graduating class, played soccer and was photographer for his yearbook.

In 1994, he graduated cum laude with a bachelor's of science degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He graduated with a master's of science degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz., in 1997 and was awarded the graduate student teacher of the year.

Michael worked as a teacher's aide and substitute teacher for Big Sky High School in Missoula from September 1996 until June 1998. At the time of his death, he was a post-graduate researcher for the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of California at Davis.

He was an avid soccer player, coach and an emerging scientist and photographer in the field of environmental ecology, and had several publications in major scientific journals.

He was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, and attended University Covenant Church in Davis.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents.

On June 24, 1995, he married Susan Kline in West Chester, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Rose of Davis; parents Lynne Rose of Lebanon and Dr. David (Cheryl) Rose of Belleville, Ill.; two sisters, Shayla Rose, M.D., and her fiance Greg Ward, M.D., of St. Louis, and Janna Rose, a student at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill.; paternal grandparents Don and Peggy Rose of Fulton, Mo.; two uncles, Danny (Brenda) Rose of Fulton and John R. (Judy) Ebersole of Fulton; several cousins; numerous high school friends, college friends and colleagues; and a best friend, Jim Robillard of San Francisco.

Services will be held Monday, April 3, at the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon. Cremation will take place later.

Memorials may be sent to the Earthwatch Institute, P.O. Box 75, Maynard, Mass., 01754, for a graduate research scholarship.

Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Lebanon.

June Elizabeth 'Beth' Lane

HAMILTON - June Elizabeth "Beth" Lane, 79, beloved wife of the late Ellsworth T. "Al" Lane, CSM, U.S. Army, retired, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2000.

Married in 1954, Beth gave up her own career which included work as a journalist, radio announcer and restaurant manager, to support Al's career in the Army. Beth was active as a dental assistant and worked as a volunteer in many activities to benefit the personnel on their many duty stations.

In 1974, Beth and Al retired to the Bitterroot Valley, where they are fondly remembered by their many friends for their hospitality, their beautiful beadwork and their wonderful stories.

At her request, no services will be held.

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