RUTLAND, Rose (nee Bakowski)


Rutland-RoseOct 24, 1924 – Born in Westmoore, Manitoba to the daughter of the late Jozef and Rose Bakowski. Passed peacefully on Saturday May 10, 2014 in her 90th year at the FJ Davey Home in SSM ON.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon; Loved mother to Toni Rutland (Anthony Thomas), Joni Rutland, Wendy Knudsen (Brooks), Heather Rutland, Dalyce Rutland (Rodney Spreng), Arthur Rutland (Kelly), Tracy McCrea (Chuck), Ronnie Rutland and Step mother to Bobby Rutland (Evelyn). Cherished Granny to; Kelly, Kenny, Jude, Lainie, Jordan, Morgan, Jaela, Jenner, Kai-Lani, Sierra, Brandi-Lee, Riley, Dustin, Tianna, Tanner, Cheyenna, Austyn, Kolbee, Akira, Iliana, and proud great granny to Gordy, Charlie, Wyatt, Harlie and Ronan. Predeceased by her siblings; Elsie, Annie-June, Jessie, Francis, Geraldine, Helen, Rudy, Carl and Oscar. Long time resident of Wawa and more recently Peterborough, Ontario. Special long time friend of Stella Glutek, Chip Meyers and Lil Kagerbauer.

Rose enjoyed gardening and loved to go for walks when she could. She had a keen interest in current events and sports, especially those activities involving her grandchildren.

A private service was held in honour of Rose’s life.

Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. Expressions of sympathy may be made at

“When all of our tears have reached the sea, a part of you will live in me.”