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Henry Roose

September 13, 1927 — January 25, 2021

Henry Roose

Henry G. Roose,  93, of Mancelona, formerly of Yale, MI, passed away on January 25, 2021 at his home.

Henry was born on September 13, 1927, in Detroit the son of George and Alexia Roose.

He served 2 years in the Merchant Marines as well as the Naval Reserves and was a long time member of the American Legion.   During his working years he was a member of the Plumbers Local 98 and was employed for the John E. Green Company for 37 years.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn Roose, 7 children, Steven (Mary Roose) of Lake Linden, MI, Daniel (Kim) Roose of Alden, MI, Michelle Olsen of Pinkney, MI, Renee Szbonya of Gregory, MI, Christine (Scott) Blum of Pleasant Valley, NY, Richard (Audrey) Roose of Yale, MI, Charles (Marion) Roose of Gaylord, MI, also 3 step-children, Tina Parish of AR, Gerald (Margie) Koehn of OH, James (Amy) Koehn of Paw Paw, MI, 2 brothers, Edward (Pat) Roose of Metamora, MI, John Roose of GA, a sister Virginia Sutter of Cass City, MI, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Madeline, brother Jack, sister Theresa Sarnake, step daughter Jo Ann Miller and his parents.

He has been cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Munson Hospice Healthcare, Regional Foundation, 1150 Medical Campus Dr., Traverse City, MI,  49684.

Arrangements are being handled by the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

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