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Rozella Schumacher, age 66, of Kalamazoo, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, after a long battle with cancer.  She was born March 29, 1953, in Kalamazoo to the late William and Doris (Burnett) Gerritsen. 

Rozella is survived by her four children, Elaine and Jason Schumacher, Lannie (Tim) Burgess, and Jamie Schumacher,  and three brothers, Eugene, William (Lina), and Joseph Gerritsen.

Per Rozella’s wishes cremation has taken place.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Rozella’s online guestbook or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Marlene Greear on April 10, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    Gene & Family Im So Sorry For Your Loss Hon !!!!

  2. Penny (Richardson) Doty on April 10, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    I am very saddened to hear of Rosie’s passing. She and her family were neighbors and friends to me and my family growing up. She was one of my sisters best friends. She would see her occasionally on vine street yrs ago but havent sen he in a few yrs. Missed talking to her. Hugs and prayers to the family. She will be missed. :( R.I.P. Rosie

  3. Cheryl Swift on April 10, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    So so for all she sure will be missed RIH ROSIE

  4. Janet Nichols on April 11, 2019 at 3:07 am

    Was very sorry to hear about Rozie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family.

  5. Lynn Banister on April 11, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    I am so sorry for your family’s loss. I was a distant cousin of Rosie and had not seen her since we were kids. May your memories bring you peace. (Our moms were first cousins)

    Lynn Walker Banister

  6. Tammy Larter on April 11, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    So sorry to hear this, Gene. Prayers for your family.

  7. Lannie Burgess on April 12, 2019 at 12:56 pm

    Love u mom sure will be missed

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