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Rose M. Burtt

August 2, 1927 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 92)


Rose Marie Burtt, age 92, of Greenville, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 22, 2019 at Metron of Greenville under the care of Hospice of Michigan.  The daughter of Clemen & Estella (Olsen) VanVlerah, she was born on August 2, 1927 in Greenville and had worked outside the home as waitress at the Northside Inn and Hi-Delight restaurants. 

On July 29, 1956, in Belding, she married William E. "Bill" Burtt and together they enjoyed nearly fifty years of marriage until Bill passed away on July 18, 2000.  She was also preceded in death by her parents;  a daughter, Bonnie VanVlerah;  her sisters, Marjorie Goodwin, Elaine Barger, Sue Bristol, Anna Sisson, and Carolyn Kelley;  and a brother, Robert VanVlerah.

Surviving are a sister, Edith Haines of Sheridan;  and many, many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. 

Honoring her wishes, burial will take place privately at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding.  Contributions in memory of Rose may be directed to Hospice of Michigan.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Rose's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen's Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.  

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Private Committal

Rest Haven Memory Gardens
Belding, MI 48809


Hospice of Michigan
989 Spaulding S.E., Ada MI 49301
Tel: 1-800-669-9335

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