Rose W. Kirk

Born Rose Keonepuarosalieomahamoku Wong in Hanalei, Kauai, HI to Martha and Yun Wong, died peacefully in her sleep in Gilroy, CA.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wylie Kirk, of 17 years; sisters Daisy Malczon and Leilani Burgo; brothers Alexander and Walter Wong. She is survived by her brother Samuel Wong, her daughter Darlene Nelson (Ron), grandson Joel Nelson, granddaughter Kristina Hernandez (Hector), great-grandchildren Aidan and Leilani Hernandez. Also survived by her children from a previous marriage, Elizabeth Lum (Lawrence), Leila George (Peter), Douglas Mar (Pat), and Shirley Garcia; ten grandchildren, eight great- grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was a loving mom, grandma, great-grandma and was also a fantastic mother-in-law and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

After retiring as a nurses aid, she loved to travel and work in her yard. The family requests no flowers to be sent, services are private.

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