Ronald Rosa

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Ronald Rosa, 71, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. He was born on Aug. 6, 1942, to Rudolph and Helen Rosa in Long Beach, CA.

Ron served his country as a Marine in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1967. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America.

Ron worked as a police officer in Missoula, was a drug and alcohol counselor and most recently drove school bus. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping and every Redwings hockey game.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Kelly (Tim) Sears and Lori Stone; sons, Anthony Rosa and Keith (Dawn) Collins; step-children, Brandi (Erin) O'Toole and Marty (sp) (Lauren) Kimball; sister, Janice Rosa; brother, Rick (Julie) Rosa; twelve grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and his beloved cat, Penny Ann. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Beverly Rosa.
Military honors will take place at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 8 at the Vietnam Wall at Sunset Hills Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m. at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 11390 Bozeman, MT 59719.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on July 6, 2014
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