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Rosalie Ann Kirkham

February 8, 1944 — March 9, 2024

Saginaw

Rosalie Ann Kirkham

Saginaw, Michigan 

Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at St. Francis Home of Saginaw, at the age of 80 years. 

The daughter of the late Floyd Leon and Nellie Glynn (Jerome) Tilden, Rose was born on February 8, 1944, in Saginaw, Michigan. She attended Hemlock High School. Rose married Hollis Kirkham on March 16, 1984, in Fort Smith; he preceded her in death on March 8, 2005. She enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, and going to Bingo. Her favorite color was pink and her adoration for roses symbolized her elegant and nurturing nature. She will fondly be remembered for her welcoming personality, bright smile, and warm hugs. 

Surviving are her daughters and son, Gina Roberts, Michael (Susan) Siegler, Carline Morris; very dear granddaughter: Tanya Roberts; many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; sister, Floyd (Karen) Tilden, Ellen Teall. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends. Besides her husband and her parents, Rose was preceded in death by her sons, Lacal Roberts, Rodney Roberts; sister, Cora McCormick; and brother, Gene Tilden. 

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Gentiva Hospice for their kind and compassionate care of Rose. 

Funeral Service will take place at 12:00 pm on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Directors, 4480 Mackinaw Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603. Rev. Ted McCulloch will officiate. Honoring Rose's wishes, cremation will follow. Friends may visit the family from 10:00 am until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral chapel. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to a charity of your choice. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with W. L. Case and Company Funeral Directors, 4480 Mackinaw Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603. Please share your condolences and memories with the family at the visitation, service, or online at casefuneralhome.com .
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