Marjorie Rosentreter
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Marjorie Ellen Rosentreter, age 77, died suddenly Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at her home in Ann Arbor. She was born March 31, 1935 in Howell, the daughter of James "Frank" and Thelma (Hecox) Burke. Marjorie was a graduate of Ann Arbor High School. She retired as a phlebotomist after 27 years, from St. Joseph Hospital. Marjorie loved animals, enjoyed playing cards, bowling and was an avid Longaberger Basket collector. She loved to visit with family and friends. Marjorie was extremely proud of her grandsons, and great granddaughter. Survivors include two children, Randy (Janet) Rosentreter of Chelsea, and Cindy (Bill) Seets of Clinton; their father, Albert Rosentreter of Chelsea; three grandsons, Joel (Evelyn) Rosentreter, Kevin Rosentreter, Tim Rosentreter; a great granddaughter, Savanah Rosentreter; her aunt, Lois Hecox; a nephew and several nieces and cousins, along with many friends. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Gordon Burke. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 4, 2013, at 11:00am at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea, MI with Pastor Joe Jeffreys officiating. A private burial will be held at Sanford Cemetery, Cohoctah, Michigan at a later date. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-6pm. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association.


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Published in Ann Arbor News from Feb. 27 to Mar. 3, 2013.
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March 4, 2013
I have such wonderful memories of my Aunt Marge. And actually of time spent with my Aunts, Uncles and cousins growing up. My Aunt Marge was a also great cook! Every Thanksgiving I still try to remake her turkey dressing. Gosh it seemed like there was never enough... but you can only stuff a turkey with so much and it was sooooo delicious, flavorful and moist. Aunt Marge used to babysit for me and I loved that I had my own steering wheel in her car so we could help each other drive ;) Another memory I have - Aunt Marge was always cleaning followed by several hands of solitaire and giggling with us kids. Aunt Marge used to take us shopping and into Ann Arbor frequently, which is a big deal for us Chelsea and Dexter kids. As I grew up spending a lot of time with Cindy, who was really more like a big sister and friend, we were always at each others house. Then when I was allowed to date, I could only go on a double date with Randy as my protector :) With either cousin, Aunt Marge was always offering advice and telling us to be safe. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to sit down with her recently at Joel and Evelyn's wedding. It was like no time had passed since we last spoke. Rest in Peace Aunt Marge. I love you and you will always be missed! xoxo
March 4, 2013
Al sorry for your loss, We were neighbors on Arthur street in Chelsea. Hugs to you and your family, Dick and Sis Scripter, our kids Carmen, Dale, Dawn and Becky.
Dick & Sis Scripter
March 3, 2013
Cindy, Randy and family. So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the memories you hold deep in your hearts help you through this time. Paula, Tony, Jessica & George Clark
Paula Clark
March 3, 2013
I remember what a wonderful and fun person Marge was. I lot of people don't know that I lived with Cindy and family back in 74. I had trouble with my home life and Marge opened up her house to me. I'll never forget that.
I know Marge is in a better place now we'll just have to wait to see her again.
March 3, 2013
Dearest Janet and Family. My heart and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.
Cate Grassmyer
March 2, 2013
We are very sorry for your loss. You will all be in our thoughts during the coming days.
Cathy, Paul, Nick, and Charlotte Schneider and Alicia Fath
March 2, 2013
So sorry to hear of Marge's passing. She will truly be missed. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Michelle Roderick
March 2, 2013
I shared many laughs with Marj at the lab, working many years with her. Boy she knew how to handle the difficult patients. Putting them in their place. She was a spit-fire! I will miss her and her stories dearly....I always told Marj I wanted to be just like her when I grow up! Love ya, Marj!!
terri braman
March 2, 2013
We want to extend our sympathy to the family in the loss of this mom & grandmother. We are neighbors and have known Marge only a few years and are very sorry to hear of her passing. The Gibsons
March 1, 2013
I worked with Marjorie for many years in the lab. I enjoyed working with her. I Will miss her. God Bless you!
April
March 1, 2013
We have enjoyed being next door neighbors to Marj these past 8 years. She was always kind to our young boys, shared lots of fun stories about the history of the neighborhood, and generously shared her perennials. I will remember her fondly whenever the iris blooms.
Becky Winkler-Dhakal
March 1, 2013
Thanks for believing in me everyday. I love you
Joel Rosentreter
February 28, 2013
Cindy and Randy, my heart goes out to you both on the passing of your mother.
I will always remember as kids, how nice she was to me whenever I would come over to your house on Donovan Rd.
Joel, Kevin and Tim, I can imagine your grandma was very proud of you three.
She will always be holding you close and beaming down her love on all of you especially her sweet little Savanah.
Glo 'Mynning ' Feldkamp
February 28, 2013
Marge was our neighbor for many years and she watched our kids grow up, although she is in a beter place she will be truely missed by all of us. We will always remember Marge's smile and how very proud she was of her children and grandchildren, she spoke highly about them all. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
E. Weatherford
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