Sean M. Rose, 33, of Swansea, Ill., born May 17, 1977, in Columbia, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, as a result of an automobile accident.
Mr. Rose was a territory sales manager with DA-Com Corporation in St. Louis, Mo., and previously with Northwestern Mutual of Glen Carbon. He also spent many years with the Auffenberg Dealer Group in O'Fallon, Ill. Sean attended First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, Ill., and was also an avid bowler and golfer.
Sean was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Reigh Rose; and his father-in-law, Mark Denton.
Surviving are his wife, Kelly, nee Denton, Rose, whom he married on March 22, 2003; two sons, Carter and Keegan Rose; his parents, Craig (Diana) Rose of Kentwood, Mich., and Beth, nee Stroud, (Tim) Tucker of Belleville, Ill.; a sister, Amy Rose of Kentwood, Mich.; a brother, Nicholas Rose of Kentwood, Mich.; maternal grandparents, John and Frances Stroud; paternal grandmother, Gloria Rose; mother-in-law, Brenda, nee Reeb, Denton of Swansea, Ill.; brother-in-law, Mark (Trish) Denton; two nieces, Addison and Kacie Denton; five cousins, Josh (fiancee, Angie) Vick, Jason (Robin) Vick, Erik Painter, Michael (Sarah) Rose, Meagan Rose; aunts and uncles, Kathy (Jim) Painter, Margaret McClane, Kevin Rose, Greg (Connie) Vick; and special loved ones, Caleb Vick, Kaylee Vick, Donna, nee Tucker, Rice, Mike and Marian Wuerz; and the Denton, Reeb, Tucker, Rose and Willet families; plus many friends who were family.
In lieu of flowers, a trust fund will be established for Carter and Keegan Rose in care of George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., and also from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Rev. Wendell Garrison officiating.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2010