Our beloved husband and father Erwin G. Rosso passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at Western Nebraska Veteran's Home at the age of 94.
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Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Friday, June 1, at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering with full military honors provided by the Nebraska Army National Guard. Cremation was held at Sunset Memorial Park in Scottsbluff. Tributes of sympathy may be left at www.dugankramer.com.
Erwin was born Nov. 28, 1917 in Bartlette, Neb. to Louis and Anna (Taddekin) Rosso. He was drafted into the Army April 2, 1942 and landed on Utah Beach in France on June 6, 1944. He retired from the Army after 24 years as a Chief Master Sergeant. Erwin is the recipient of the Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Infantry Badge, and the Bronze Star. He served during WW II, Korean War and the Vietnam War. While in Paris, France, Erwin met his wife Marguerite and they were married August of 1946.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite; sons, Francis of Centennial, Colo. and Marc (Shari) of Lincoln, two granddaughters, one grandson, two step grandsons, a great-granddaughter, and sisters, Maxine Thome, Spalding, Neb., Irene Bartak, Phoenix, Ariz. and Nadine Rosso of Potlatch, Idaho.
Preceding him in death were his parents, twp sisters and two brothers.
Erwin was a loving, strong and dependable husband and father. He was loved and will be missed.
Published in The Star-Herald from May 25 to May 27, 2012