of Dexter, Michigan, age 89, died Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at Trinity Health in Ypsilanti. He was born June 25, 1934, in Milford, Michigan, the son of Cleo G. and Leola (Sackett) Rose.
Bob lived in Dexter all of his life. He graduated from Dexter High School in 1952.  He served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Bob worked for Federal Screw Works in Chelsea for many years, retiring in 1989. Bob also worked along-side his in-laws, Robert and Eunice Murphy, at the Dexter Food Lockers (which was located on Main Street where the Painted Trout is located) where they butchered and packed meat for local farmers. He was a lifetime member of St. Andrew’s United Church of Christ in Dexter. He was a lifetime Freemason with the Dexter Lodge, and later with Ann Arbor.
Bob loved spending time on Houghton Lake, at their cottage that his father built and traveling to the UP. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and most recently, going to Cheryl’s summer house in Paradise, to watch freighters.  Bob loved his UP adventures especially to the Keweenaw Peninsula. He especially loved the pasties from Toni’s Country Kitchen in Laurium. 
On September 19, 1959, he married Darlene B. Murphy, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 22, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Masters of Dexter; and granddaughter, Tina Masters of Dexter. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Allen Rose.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 13, 2024, 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew's United Church of Christ, 7610 Ann Arbor St., Dexter, MI 48130, with Rev. Larry Van Slambrook officiating. Burial followed at St. Andrew's United Church of Christ Cemetery, also in Dexter. The family received friends at the church before the service from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Arrangements were entrusted to Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea.

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#1 Steve and jeanette 2024-05-10 12:11
We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing.
Our condolences

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