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Rosena Watson

Rosena Watson, age 92, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Westfield Quality Care in Aurora.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, March 28th at the Aurora Cemetery. No Visitation. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Rose (Dick) Watson, the daughter of George and Anna Dick was born in Hampton, Nebraska on March 3, 1927, and passed away on February 4, 2020 at Westfield Quality Care in Aurora at the age of 92.

Rose was the youngest of 13 children. She taught at a country school in Hamilton County.

She married Bill Watson on December 22, 1947. She and her husband traveled to many areas in the United States in their RV before returning to make their home in Aurora, NE.

After her husband died, Ed and Jan Dick, Mike Dick and Katie Regier spent time taking care of her until she went to live at Westfiled Quality Care.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Anna Dick, her husband Bill on May 12, 2011, brothers, Jake, George, Herbert, Abe, John, Rich, Bob, Ed and Earl and sisters, Anne, Eva and Marie.

She is survived b y her sister-in-law, Joy Dick and many nieces, nephews and friends.

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