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Rosa Schmitz

March 10, 1938 February 9, 2019
Rosa Schmitz
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Obituary for Rosa Schmitz

Rosa Schmitz, age 80 of Macomb, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2019.

Rosa was born on March 10, 1938 to Franz and Elisabeth in Ahlintel, Germany. As a young woman, Rosa met the love of her life, Helmut Schmitz, at a dance hall. They would go on to marry, and raise four children; Cornelia, Doris, Michael, and Karen. Rosa enjoyed reading, going to the casino, playing cards, golfing, and spending time out and about. However, her greatest love was her family and dear grandchildren.
She will be forever missed.

Beloved wife of Helmut; dearest mother of Cornelia Gatto (Paul), Doris Solnik (Thom), Michael Schmitz (Katie), and Karen Casey (Jim); loved Oma of Cory Gatto (Megan), Matthew Solnik, Kevin Gatto, Marissa Solnik, Austin Schmitz, Adam Schmitz, James Casey, Jonathan Casey, and Jacob Schmitz; cherished sister of Elisabeth Koberstein.

Preceded in death by siblings Franz Tetenborg, Karl Tetenborg, Georg Tetenborg, Paul Tetenborg, Sofia Denker, and Mia Wilken.

Visitation on Wednesday, February 13 from 2PM - 9PM at Lee-Ellena Funeral Home. Rosary at 7PM.

Funeral Mass on Thursday, February 14 at St. Therese of Lisieux on Schoenherr Rd, in Shelby Township. Instate, or gathering time, 9:30AM. Funeral Mass 10AM.

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2:00 PM 2/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/13/2019 9:00:00 PM
Lee-Ellena Funeral Home

46530 Romeo Plank Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

Rosary at 7PM

Lee-Ellena Funeral Home
46530 Romeo Plank Rd Macomb 48044 MI
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 2/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
St Therese of Lisieux Parish

48115 Schoenherr Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315

Instate, or gathering time, 9:30 AM

St Therese of Lisieux Parish
48115 Schoenherr Road Shelby Township 48315 MI
United States

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