Erwin A. Rose Jr., 89
A. 'Jack' Rose Jr., 89, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019,
at The Kathy Hospice, in the town of Polk, with his wife at his side.
Jack was born Dec. 22, 1929,
in West Bend, to the late Erwin and Marie (Neuy) Rose. On July 19, 1971,
he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Biertzer in Waukegan, Illinois.
Jack proudly served his
country in the U.S. Army from 1949 through 1956. Following his discharge
from the army, he became a mason and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He
loved everything with the outdoors but above all else he loved his
family and grandchildren.
Those Jack leaves behind to
cherish his memory include his wife, Mary Ann Rose; two sons, Jamie
(Patti) Rose and Jonathan (Nancy) Rose, both of West Bend; papa to
Gabrielle Rose, Seth Rose, Morgan (Scott) Steldt and Jake Gradinjan; two
great-grandchildren, Malone and Waylon Steldt; three brothers, Arthur
(Jane) Rose, Kenneth Rose, and Roger Rose, all of West Bend; one sister,
Pat Jossart of West Bend; three brothers-in-law, Donald Biertzer, Dennis
(Bev) Biertzer and Mark (special friend Darlene) Biertzer; a
sister-in-law, Dawn (Tom) Rinzel; and nieces, nephews, other relatives
In addition to his parents,
Jack is preceded in death by a son, Jack Rose; three brothers, Robert
Rose, Donald Rose and Richard (Bernice) Rose; two sisters, Virginia
Biertzer and Shirley Biertzer; and two sisters-in-law, Sheila Rose and
A memorial service for Jack
will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at the Myrhum Patten
Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend) with
Deacon Mike Koebel officiating.
Jack's family will greet
relatives and friends at the funeral home Saturday from 1 p.m. until the
time of service.
Jack's family would like to
extend a heartfelt thank you to the caretakers at Samaritan Health
Center and The Kathy Hospice.
The Myrhum Patten Miller &
Kietzer Funeral Home has been entrusted with Jack's arrangements.
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