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Linda. I am so sad to here of Carl's passing. My sincere sympathy to you and your family. You remember we went to SUI together and graduated and then went to KU. Carl was best man at my wedding. Maryanna and I celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary this June. I am so sad, I truly admired Carl. I was one to never have lots of friends. I looked at Carl as the best friend I ever had and that is

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Posted by: Robert Claxton - Blaine, MN - Friend   Apr 23, 2016

Our condolences from pur family you your in this time of sorrow. Your family are all in our Prayers during this hard moment in your lives. Dr. Rouse was a very caring man. Always cared about his patients and would set and explain things in term where I could understand it insteadnof using all of the big word in medical terms, he will be missed by many.


Posted by: Beverly Caraccio - Centerville, IA - patient   Mar 22, 2015

Thinking about you this morning and so hoped to be there with you. I just couldn't leave Kenneth at home alone with his Parkinson's its a problem. I am so sorry for your loss may God sustain you in your sorrow. If you ever need anything you have but to call me. Linda hope to be able to see you before too long I will be looking forward to that. I will have you in my prayers.


Posted by: Carol Irelan Crawford - Garden Grove, IA - cousin   Mar 21, 2015

Matt, Linda and Sam I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Rouse's passing. He was always such a kind man and his smile just seemed to make you feel better. My fondest memory will always be when he told me I was pregnant with my son. Love and Prayers to you in the coming days. Bless you all.


Posted by: Tonya (Quick) Showers - Leon, IA - Former patient   Mar 21, 2015

Linda, Sam and Matt.

With caring thoughts and sympathy for your family.
I am praying for peace and comfort at the loss of Carl.
May family, friends and fond memories give you strength
and comfort as you search for peace and understanding from God.
Carl will be missed by all-a very special man.
Ged Bless, Vicki Forret Russell


Posted by: Vicki Forret Russell - Osceola, Iowa, IA   Mar 21, 2015

So sorry to hear of your loss. I enjoyed talking with Carl at family gathers and having conversations about sports. Carl was a very nice man. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow.


Posted by: Teagan (Gay) Padget and Family - Bloomfield, IA - Friend   Mar 20, 2015

Carl had the easiest going additude I have ever seen,always helpful and smiling.I always liked to see carl at family events,and was always friendly to me.i haven't seen him in a while,but I will surely miss him.


Posted by: kermit exline - seymour, IA - former nephew in law and freind   Mar 20, 2015

Dr. Rouse was a very kind man with a gentle smile. He impacted the Leon community in such a way that his memory lives on in the hearts and minds of those who knew him. My condolences and prayers to Linda, Sam, Matt, and their families.


Posted by: Darcy Reynolds - Sioux CIty, IA - Former patient   Mar 20, 2015

So very sorry for the loss of Dr Rouse. He was a dedicated and caring physician and gentleman. My family appreciated his care as their doctor and I enjoyed working with him at Decatur County Hospital. Our deepest condolences to Linda and the Rouse family.


Posted by: Bill & Allyson Reynolds - Decatur, IA   Mar 20, 2015

My absolute favorite Dr. while growing up. Thoughts and prayers to his family.


Posted by: Angie Kernen - Decatur, IA   Mar 19, 2015