Joanne Louise Rose, age 72 of Grand Haven, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 1, 1948 in Grand Haven, MI to the late Joseph and Anna (Chochola) Cech. Joanne married Duane “Butch” Rose on July 27, 1984 in Grand Haven.
Joanne graduated from Grand Haven High School and was a lifelong resident of Grand Haven. She worked for Stanco Metal Products for several years, as well as North Ottawa Community Hospital as a data control manager. Joanne enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and canning vegetables. She loved her family and had a special affection towards animals, especially dogs.
Joanne is lovingly remembered and missed by her husband of 36 years, Duane “Butch”; two daughters, Amie (Albert) Bursley of Bangor, and Bridget (Carl) Apple of Houston, TX; five grandchildren: Chaylynn and Devin Bursley, Grace, Miriam, and Charles Apple; one great-grandchild, Micah Bursley; one brother; two sisters-in-law; niece, Lori Jo (Gary) Miles; and nephew, Joseph (Vicki) Cech III. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Cech II; and sister, Kay Cech.
A Graveside Service for Joanne will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at Grand Haven Township Historic Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland.
Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Boulevard, Holland MI 49423