Robert W. Rosene


Relationship to conference: Husband of retired elder Rev. Joyce Rosene, who died in 2019

Date of death: June 9, 2020 at age 95

Arrangements: A celebration of life service will be held at a later date when family and friends can gather safely.

Appointment information: Rev. Joyce 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.

Mr. Rosene is survived by his children, Richard (Sara) Rosene, Marilyn (Richard Thompson) Rosene, Barbara (Charles Rose) Rosene, and Laurel (John) Theis; brother, Dr. Philip Rosene; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Joyce Rosene; parents, Windom and Helen Rosene; and sisters, Mildred Jackman, Margaret Axford, and infant Shirley Mae.

Cards of condolence can be sent to the family of Bob Rosene, 2550 38th Ave. NE, #211, Minneapolis, MN 55421.

Memorials are preferred to Centennial UMC or the University of Minnesota's Engineers Without Borders (EWB) or ACARA programs.

An obituary was published in the Star Tribune.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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