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Richard M. Roose age 93 formerly of Toledo passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, in his home in Ida, Michigan. He was born September 11, 1919, in Toledo to Wallace and Zella Roose and was a graduate of DeVilbiss High School. Richard and his late wife Margaret began Beverly Floor Covering and later, Roose Brothers Floor Covering which they ran for over 40 years. He retired in 1985. During the same time Richard also was a production worker for the former Kaiser Chemical and Aluminum Company for 10 years retiring in 1982. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, cards, especially cribbage and making stained glass. An avid University of Michigan fan he also traveled extensively with his wife, and especially enjoyed visiting his special nephew and niece Robert and Margaret Pease and their family in North Carolina.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret who died November 2, 2007; grandson, Matt Roose; brother, Melvin D. Roose, and sister, Martha Jean Pease. Surviving are his children, Timothy (Diane) Roose, Jeffrey (Jean) Roose, Susan (Robert) Middleton, Sandra (Larry) Walton and Scott Roose; grandchildren Greg (Linda), Michael (Katie), Elizabeth, Thomas, Nicole, Brandy and Brandon Roose, Robert (Kathy) Middleton and David and Michael Walton; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kyle, and Olivia Roose and Jonathan and Brooke Middleton.

Friends will be received Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in the Walker Funeral Home 5155 Sylvania Ave. (west of Corey) where funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with interment following at Toledo Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Northwest Ohio 30000 River Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551. Condolences may be shared with the family at

Published in Toledo Blade from Mar. 18 to Mar. 20, 2013
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