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James David Rosen

AGE: 68 • formerly of Wilmington

James David Rosen, age 68, died at his home in Rochester Hills, MI, on November 26, 2015. Jim was born in Wilmington and graduated from John Dickinson High School, class of 1964. He graduated from General Motors Institute in Flint, MI, and he remained a Michigan resident for the rest of his life.

Jim retired from General Motors after 38 years of service as an engineer. He served as a member of the Rochester Hills Planning Commission and as a member of the Rochester Hills City Council, where he served a term as President. Jim truly loved cars, and he always owned a Corvette, from his college days to his recent acquisition of the newest 2016 model.

Jim's father, David Rosen, died in 1991; his mother, Anne Rosen, died in 1997.

Jim is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kathleen and her brother, Robert Swabon; his sister, Julie Rigby and her husband, Wayne, of Seaford, DE; and his brother, Jerry and his wife, Angie, of Colorado Springs, CO. He is truly missed by his family and his friends of many years.

At Jim's request, no services were held. Memorials in his name may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Arrangements were made by Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester, MI.

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 6, 2016
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