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Ivar Andrew Rosendale


1928 - 2016
Ivar Andrew Rosendale Obituary
Ivar Andrew Rosendale Encinitas, CA On January 28, 2016, our loving father Ivar Andrew "Dick/Rosie" Rosendale, passed away in Encinitas, California at the age of 87. He was born in Westwood, New Jersey on April 6, 1928. He graduated from Westwood High School in 1945 where he developed his athletic talents and abilities. After graduation he attended Amherst College in Massachusetts and excelled in sports, but loved playing baseball by far. He was a star shortstop for the Amherst "Lord Jeffs" and graduated with a degree in History in 1949. Dad's next pursuit was the United States Navy. He enlisted in 1949 and attended flight school in Pensacola, Florida and became a Navy Pilot. He served proudly during the Korean War. In 1952 he married, Barbara Corves, his college sweetheart from Connecticut. In 1955 they became proud parents of twin boys John and Richard.In 1959 Del Mar, California became home when Rosie accepted a position in La Jolla as a stock broker, and adapted very easily to the Southern California lifestyle. Dad enjoyed his family, coaching his sons in baseball, playing golf regularly, and had numerous friends.Dad's loving wife and our mother Barbara passed away in 1993. After several years Rosie embarked on a new journey by marrying Jeanne Odell and they enjoyed life together. They travelled regularly, enjoyed horse racing and their combined families.Rosie is survived by his sons, John and Richard of Monterey, CA. He was loved by his nieces, nephew and brother-in-law from Connecticut and also extended family in Southern California. April 6, 1928 - January 28, 2016
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Apr. 8, 2016
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