Daniel J. ROSEBROCK


News Death Notice

ROSEBROCK Daniel J. 69, of Springfield, passed away Friday morning, March 22, 2013 in Essex of Springfield. He was born in Hamler, Ohio on November 26, 1943, the son of Bertram and Juanita (Hoops) Rosebrock. "Dan the Man" retired from General Motors following 25 years of service and later from Navistar after 10 years of service. He previously worked on the railroad in Northern Ohio and Indiana. Dan was a member of the East Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses where in the past four years, he devoted 70 hours a month in volunteer preaching. He greatly enjoyed bicycle riding and corny jokes. In addition to his mother of Defiance, Ohio, he is survived by his wife of 37 years, Judy A. (Work) Rosebrock; nine children, Hans (Tracy) Rosebrock of Toledo, Ingrid (Mike) Miller of Antwerp, Ohio, Kelly (Chip) Fifer of Antwerp, Jim (Kim) Kizer of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Mark Kizer and his fiance', Stephanie of Toledo, Heather (Seagan) Robinson of Springfield, Jennifer (Tito) Davis of Battle Creek, Michigan, Frieda (Eric) Rose of Battle Creek, and Heidi Rosebrock of Springfield. Also surviving is a sister, Barbara (Charlie) Stephens of Defiance, Ohio and seventeen grandchildren, Whitney, Carissa, Lizabeth, Dominic, Zachary, Abigaille, Olivia, Amelia, Toby, Tao, Ione, Natalie, Levi, Isabella, Ember, Eden, and Reed. A service in celebration of Dan's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30th in the Kingdom Hall, 1601 Innisfallen Ave. with a meal to follow at another location. The LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME is serving the family. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com

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Published in Springfield News-Sun on Mar. 24, 2013