Rev. Joyce H. Rosene


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: March 24, 2019 at age 92

Arrangements: A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. April 7 at Centennial UMC (1524 W. Co. Rd. C2, Roseville). A visitation will take place 1:30-3 p.m. immediately before the service and a reception will follow. 

Appointment information: Rev. Rosene was ordained as a deacon in 1974 and as an elder in 1978. She served Hamline UMC in St. Paul and retired in 1993.

Rev. Rosene is survived by her husband, Robert Rosene; children, Richard (Sara) Rosene, Marilyn (Richard Thompson) Rosene, Barbara (Charles Rose) Rosene, and Laurel (John) Theis; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Obert and Helen Okan; brother, Roy Okan; and sister, Lois Okan.

Memorials are preferred to Koronis Ministries Tabernacle Fund, North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting, or Centennial UMC.

An obituary will be published in the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press on March 28 and 31, and April 4.

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