Harry Rose

Harry Rose

Harry E. Rose passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Otsego. Mr. Rose was born September 16, 1917 in Bloomingdale to Homer and Beatrice (Hilliker) Rose. For many years Harry was employed with Sutherland Paper/Georgia Pacific. In his leisure time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching Tiger baseball. He was preceded in death by his wives, Nina Munn in 1972 and Clarine Rose in 1982.

Surviving are his children, Gerald (Joan) Rose of Utah, William (Barbara) Rose of Otsego; step sons, Homer (Peggy) Rose of Mattawan and John (Donna) Rose of FL; 29 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; his siblings, Ellen (Al) Hunter, Floyd (Jo) Rose and Myron (Winnie) Rose, his 3rd wife, Aline (Laugley) Rose of N.H and many nieces and nephews and good friends Tom & Janet Shoemaker. Also preceding him in death were his parents and his siblings, Bob Rose, John Rose, Ruth Kiggens.

Friends may meet with the family from 10 to 11 A.M. Friday, June 28, 2013, at the Winkel Funeral Home in Otsego where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. with William Rose, Celebrant. Private family burial will follow later.

Contributions in Harry’s memory may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Vicki Hunter says:

    He was a gentle soul.I will miss him so very much, He was a great Uncle. One of my favorites. One thing I will never forget is the sweet smell of his pipe. Loved him so very much.
    My prayers are with you all.

  2. Ronda S. Roberts Welch says:

    I live next door to Mr. Harry when I was younger, He and Ms. Claire wereso good to me, I stayed with them one summer and it was great. I am praying for you all, may God comfort each and every one of you.

  3. Patty Dyer, and family says:

    Bill, sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Our condolences to both you and Barb. Love Patty

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