Rose Etta Nestle, age 77, passed away Jan. 1, 2012, at Bortz Health Care of Petoskey.
The funeral service will take place at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Faith Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church in Carp Lake. Pastor Lynn Hayner will officiate. Interment will take place in the spring at Bliss Township Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Rose was born April 4, 1934, in Petoskey. She grew up in Harbor Springs where she attended school.
She married Robert Nestle and they made their home in the area and later they spent many winters in Arizona where they enjoyed outdoor activities. He preceded her in death in 1998.
Rose spent many hours gardening and was especially fond of her flower gardens. Rose was a member of Faith Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Rose is survived by her children, Susan Gallew (Robert) of West Virginia, Alice Keller (Joe) of Harbor Springs, Leroy Nestle (Ruth) of Carp Lake; grandchildren, Christopher and Robert Gallew III, Matthew Nestle (Laura), Adam and Ashley Keller, Rob and Melanie Nestle; and great-granddaughters, Molly and Maggie Nestle. She was also preceded in death by her children, Rosemary and Edward.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made to Alice Keller, 4718 Middle Village Road, Harbor Springs, Mich. 49740.
Arrangements are being handled through Schiller Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.stonefuneralhomeinc.com.