Robert Henry Rosenberger, 98, of DeWitt, passed away June 28, 2019, at Grand Haven Assisted Living in Eldridge, following a brief illness.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt, from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Burial and Military Rites will be held at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Clinton.
He was born Dec. 12, 1920, in Clinton, the son of the late Leo and Elizabeth Manemann Rosenberger. Robert graduated from Clinton High School in 1938. He entered the United States Army Air Corps in 1942. Robert served overseas in the China Burma India Theater of Operations during World War II. In 1950, he served in the Korean War with the United States Air Force. Robert married Janet Andresen on June 19, 1976, in Clinton, and she preceded him in death Oct. 16, 2009. He was employed with the Dupont Company Clinton,⊇Ιοωα, plant for over 44 years, retiring in 1984.
Robert was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt, where he enjoyed serving as a greeter and member of the choir. He delivered mobile meals for many years.
Robert was a member of the DeWitt Noon Lions, life member of the Clinton Amvets Post 28, and the American Legion Post 238 of DeWitt.
Surviving are three children, Dr. Steven (Cindy) Andresen of Solon, Ohio, Sarah (Greg) Soenksen of Crystal Lake, DeWitt, and Susan (Ed) Macke of Washington, West Virginia; six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Lynn Rosenberger of Clinton; four nieces, Carol (Bud) Kearney of Los Angeles, Elizabeth Gaughan of Grayslake, Illinois, Danette (Randy) Hunt of Clinton, Sally (Bradd) Schule of Bradenton, Florida; a nephew, Bradford Rosenberger of Sierra Madre, California; 14 great- and 17 great-great-nieces and nephews.
Also preceding Robert in death were two brothers, two sisters, a grandson, and two great-nieces.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt or the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library in DeWitt.
Condolences may be expressed, and a photo tribute viewed at⊇schultzfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt.