Carl Wayne Rose was born June 24th 1955 to Ellis and Margaret (Robinson) Rose in Sawyer Michigan and lived his life devoted to family, nature, and a successful career. Early influences in his life came from both parents while also sharing close ties with siblings and close friendships among peers.
Carl’s passion for nature was evident through his enthusiasm for hunting and fishing, activities which not only showcased his appreciation of nature but also provided him with an opportunity to strengthen bonds with family and friends.
Carl made an outstanding impression as an electrician at Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds, not only providing vital community contributions but also demonstrating his strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
Family is at the Core of Carl’s Life
Carl lived his life firmly based on family values. He treasured each moment he spent with his children and grandchildren, creating memories they would treasure for a lifetime. Carl took great pleasure in being a grandfather to Abigail, Annalyse, and Allison Mandarino – his beloved granddaughters whom held special places in his heart.
Carl’s journey wasn’t without its challenges. Losing stepfather Alvin Johnson, brothers Walter Thomas, James, John, Bobby, and Frank Rose; Naomi Rose as sister; Angie Dahms and Thomas Hennessee as children all marked periods of great sadness; however Carl showed immense resilience under these adversities, becoming stronger each day as his strength of character showed through.
Carl’s Legacy Lives On
Carl is remembered by his brothers Jerry, William and Manard Rose; sister Retha Jost; children Jonathan Hennessee and Kimberlee Mandarino as well as his beloved granddaughters, all carrying parts of Carl’s spirit to ensure that his memory continues on in each member of his family and ensure that it remains with them all.
Carl Wayne Rose’s final farewell arrangements were handled with care and respect by Pike Funeral and Cremation Services of Bridgman at their Boyd Chapel located at 9191 Red Arrow Hwy in Bridgman. These services truly reflected Carl’s appreciation in his community.
Carl is remembered fondly by colleagues and friends alike as a dedicated professional with unwavering integrity, who was committed to his community service at Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds. They remember him fondly.
Carl Wayne Rose led an extraordinary life and his greatest achievements lie not in material gains but rather the relationships and lives that he touched. His love for family, passion for outdoor pursuits and dedication to his profession are testaments of a man who lived life fully and purposefully.
Carl Wayne Rose passed away peacefully at 64 on September 1, 2019. While he will be greatly missed physically, his spirit remains an inspiration to family, friends, and all those who knew him. His life serves as an inspiration.
Carl’s memory will serve as an important reminder to cherish every moment, pursue our passions, and embrace our loved ones with warmth and love. Every time fishing lines are cast into the water or stories shared at family reunions or when we find time for personal reflection alone, his memory will continue to inspire and comfort us.
Carl left an everlasting mark on all those he met. His work ethic, kindness, and genuine care for those he encountered made a positive impression upon everyone he came in contact with – especially at Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds where Carl’s presence is felt strongly today.
Honor His Memory
In order to honor Carl’s memory, family and friends may wish to engage in activities that brought him great pleasure such as fishing or spending time in nature – activities which will serve as powerful tributes to a man who found great delight in simple pleasures in life.
At this difficult time, the Rose family extends our sincerest appreciation and thanks to those who have reached out with support and condolences during this trying time. Your kindness has provided comfort and strength.
Recalling Carl Wayne Rose serves as a stark reminder of life’s preciousness and the enduring power of love and family ties. Carl’s journey, marked by resilience, love, and dedication serves as an inspirational legacy to all those who knew him and will serve to guide and uphold both family members and the broader community for years to come.
Carl Wayne Rose was an individual from humble origins who lived an impressively full and fulfilling life, touching many lives through experiences and love. His story stands as testament to how one individual can have an everlasting effect on both family and community members alike. We remember Carl with fondness as his legacy will live on in those he touched throughout their lives.