William Edward Rosman
William Edward Rosman
  • November 9, 1941 - November 30, 2015
  • Wilbur, Washington

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Passed away November 30, 2015 in Davenport, WA. His home was at Wilbur, WA. Bill was born on November 9, 1942 in Spokane, WA to Joseph and Agnes Rosman. He grew up on the family farm near Creston. He graduated from Creston school in 1960. Bill married Sheron Rettkowski on August 16, 1961 in Wilbur, WA. They raised their family on the wheat and cattle ranch until he moved into Wilbur in 1999. There he was best known for keeping the sidewalk in front of the post office and up the street to Lynnee's clear of ice and snow in the wintertime. Bill is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sheron at the home, 4 sons, Mark, Daniel, Edward and Donald and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bill is also survived by 2 brothers, Michael and Joseph John, and 2 sisters, Helen Halverson and Edith Rustemeyer along with numerous nieces and nephews. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, brother Jim Rosman, and brothers-in law Paul Halverson, Craig Rettkowski and sister-in-law Mary Rettkowski. He is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, W.A.W.G. WA Cattleman's Assoc., and Gospel Friends Folk Group. In 2014 he and Sheron were grand marshals of the Wilbur Wild Goose Bill Days parade. Rosary service will be held on Thursday, December 10th, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. and a funeral mass will be Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wilbur, WA. with Father Kenny St. Hilaire and Father Roy Floch, officiating. Interment will be held at the Wilbur Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, P.O. Box 106, Wilbur, WA 99185, Wilbur Community Center, P.O. Box 124, Wilbur, WA, 99185, or Donors's Choice. Please sign the online guestbook at WWW.stratefuneralhome.com. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, WILBUR, WA is caring for the Rosman family.