Clarence H. Rosebrock
Feb. 1, 1930-Sept. 10, 2019
Clarence Herman Rosebrock, 89, left the family farm where he was born and went to the place that Jesus had prepared for him on Sept. 10, 2019.
He was born Feb. 1, 1930, the son of Herman and Lydia (Baden) Rosebrock.
He graduated from Hamler High School in 1948. In January 1951 he married Thelma Keller, and they were later divorced.
Clarence served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army from 1952-53 and in the reserves until 1960. He was a lifetime farmer and was also employed at Sylvania for five years and Campbell’s Soup Supply Co. for 37 years.
On Nov. 26, 1970, he married Rose Ganey, and they were blessed with nearly 49 years together.
He enjoyed farming, gardening, planting trees, and traveling the 48 states and much of Canada. He also enjoyed meeting the new babies in the family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rose; two sons, Tom (Bonnie) Rosebrock, Hamler, Steve (Sue) Rosebrock, Napoleon; daughter, Carol (Steve) Zachrich, Romeo, Michigan; two stepsons, Lenard (Karen) Ganey, Ben (Celeste) Ganey, both of Ceresco, Michigan; stepdaughter, Tammera (Jim) Rhoads, Rock Hill, South Carolina; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Richard and Donald; sisters, Bielda Asmus, Elda (Sunderman) Hasch; and three grandchildren, Chase, Aamber and Violet Rose.
He was an active member of Harvest Fellowship Church, Hamler, and served in many ways over the years, including all three building projects.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Harvest Fellowship Church, Hamler, Pastor James Erven officiating. Graveside services with military honors will follow in Marion Township Cemetery, Hamler. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Feehan-Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler, and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to CPC Women’s Health Resource, Harvest Fellowship Church or donor’s choice.