- February 8, 1910 - February 23, 2013
- Saint Joseph, Michigan
of Rosa's Passing
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Memories & Candles
Dear Cindy, Sondra and families...I have often said that I never met a Gelder who
wasn't just as nice as could be and your Mother surely fit the bill.. I am sorry she is gone. She will be very much missed by many. My love to you all, and may God be with you in this sad time. Yours with much affection, Marnie
Posted by: Marnie Weber - St.Joseph,, MI - Friend Feb 27, 2013
It is with heartfelt sympathy for all of your family, Rosa was a very special lady who always did for others. May her memory be a comfort and her name be inscribed in the. book if life. She will be missed!!
Posted by: Pam Slavin Lichtenstein - Skokie, IL - Friend Feb 27, 2013
Cindi and Sondra, Your mother was a very sweet person. She will be missed. I Loved our little talks. She always asked how my daughter was doing. She a very caring person. I am glad that she was a part of my life. You should be proud to have called her your mother.
Take care of yourselves it is time you were always there for her.
Posted by: Robin Dothsuk - St Joseph, MI - Friend Feb 27, 2013
Sondra and Cindy,
My thoughts are with you on the passing of your Mother. She was one of my Mother's dearest and best friend. I cherish all the time our families spent together at Temple Beth-El preparing all of us for life's journey.
Your family is in my prayers,
Posted by: Todd Pollyea - Hunt Valley, MD - Friend Feb 26, 2013
So sorry to hear of Rosa's passing. She along with Rose Goldstein were my sponsors when I converted back in the 90s. Wonderful woman, Rosa! So kind and gentle. I will always have fond memories of her!
Posted by: Jan Umbenhaur - Benton Harbor, MI Feb 26, 2013
Farewell, to a true lady in every sense. We will miss our "catch-up" phone conversations and your cheerful persona. We are sorry that we cannot be there with the family. You will always be in our thoughts.
Marilyn and Bert
Posted by: Bert Gelder - San Mateo, CA - Brother-in-law Feb 26, 2013
Sencere condolences at this time. Prayers are being said.
the Slavin family
Posted by: Carla Slavin-Klein - bradenton florida, FL - Family friend Feb 26, 2013
What a beautiful lady, Rosa was. I knew her when I was the Manager at Lakecrest Ravine. She was always smiling, and happy--simply a joy to be around. I have thought of her often over the years and once stopped in to ee her. Rest in peace, beautiful Rosa!
Posted by: Gail Kenworthy - St. Joseph, MI - acquaintance Feb 26, 2013
My thoughts & prayers are with you all. May the memories you share bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love, Maryann
Posted by: Maryann Nemeth - Riverview, MI Feb 26, 2013
I am so sorry to be missing the funeral. Aunt Rosa was such a warm, loving person. It was always special to be able to visit with her when we were in Benton Harbor. I was deeply inspired by her long life and independence, especially her walking regimen. I am proud to have known this tremendous woman and will miss her. May her memory be for a blessing.
Posted by: Hannah Gelder - Chicago, IL - Great-niece Feb 26, 2013