Rosa (French) Lake
December 11, 2019
Rosa (French) Lake, fondly known as Tillie, peacefully passed from our lives on Sunday, November 23, 2019 in Roseburg, Ore.. As she was a mischievous child, Rosa preferred to be called “Tillie” by friends and family, a name given to her by her family when she was quite young, from the comic strip “Tillie the Toiler”.
Rosa (French) Lake was born in Malta, Mont., on September 27, 1937 to Nathan Vance French and Cora Belle (Baker) French. Tillie was educated in Wagner, Mont., and Malta. She married Robert (Bob) Lake on July 11, 1956 and remained married for 63 years.
From that union Ti...