Rose (Finchum) Gassman

Obituary of Rose Etta Marie (Finchum) Gassman

Rose Etta Marie Finchum Gassman, aged 71, of Broomfield Co passed away on April 12, 2023.

Rose was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Charley Finchum and Eugenia Whisenhunt.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband Marvin, her sister Dorothy, (Buford) and one niece (Brenda).

Rose met Marvin in El Paso Texas in 1991 and they later married on March 26th 1992 in Truth or Consequence New Mexico, remaining together until her last breath. She was grateful to have him by her side throughout the years. Marvin couldn't have asked for a better friend, companion or wife. Rose Etta was many things to many people. She was selfless, caring, smart, strong and silly.

She enjoyed painting, sewing, ceramic crafts, baking and cooking. She will truly be missed by all.


It's Ok To Go 

by Lori Boust


You were sick and tired and we all knew

that God would soon come to take you.

You fought so hard, so very long,

but through the pain, you stayed so strong.


We all knew there would come a day

when God would come to carry you away.

It doesn't make it easier to say goodbye,

and I try so hard not to cry.


I can't help but feel defeated,

or even maybe a little cheated.

But how very selfish would I be,

to hope and pray you could stay with me.


So as you laid there, tubes running to and fro,

I had to tell, "It's ok to go."

Say "hi" to loved ones waiting on the other side.

I know someday you'll be there when I take a ride.

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