- April 25, 1915 - July 23, 1998
Rose's maiden name was Rose Ethel Julia Lasser. She was the daughter of Elise Lasser, sister of Freda Clark, Marge Leffler, Bob Lasser, Anne Moore and Lil Neubert. Her father died in a logging accident.
Rose lived near Powell River when she was a baby. Her family moved to Squamish when she was very young. Rose later attended UBC where she obtained her degree in English. During this time she worked as a housekeeper/nanny for a Vancouver family for her room and board.
Rose was predeceased by her daughter Delores Anne Mason in 1969 and her husband Clarence Elmer (Hank) Tatlow in 1981.