Robert J. Rose
April 24, 1942 — Feb. 13, 2015
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, February 13, 2015, at the age of 72 years. He as the beloved husband of Elke for 40 years; loving father of Katie Rose, Melissa (Dave) Jelinek and Annie (Ryan) Rundle; and proud papa of Avery, Caylin, Nolan and Graham. He is further survived by sisters Alice (Dick) Hockman and Kathy (Bob) Olson, and a brother, Dick (Karen) Rose. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many close friends.
Bob was a lifelong resident of Waukesha and loved spending time with his family in Sayner.
A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, February 22, from 1:00 PM until the time of a memorial service at 3:00 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Aplastic Anemia and MDS Foundation, or to the ALS Society of Wisconsin are appreciated.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences. To receive this obituary, text 1481708 to 414-301-6422.