Rosemary Trapp1928 - 2016
Rosemary V. Trapp age 87 of Belknap Township
went home to be with the Lord on September 17, 2016
at Hospice House of Shiawassee County in Owosso.
She was born October 22, 1928 in Rogers City
to Lawrence and Ruth (Peter) Carter,
Rosemary married Elmer A. Trapp on October 26, 1946 at St. Michael
Lutheran Church in Belknap. She graduated from Rogers City High
School in 1946, Rosemary worked as a senior bookkeeper at the
Rogers City Hospital for 18 years as well as an EMT for the ambulance
service, teacher’s aide at St. Michael school and active member of
St. Michael Lutheran Church.
Rosemary was very creative and imaginative from sewing for her family
to making Cabbage Patch Dolls and reconstructing worn clothing into
outfits for grandchildren, She had many passions/hobbies that included
canning, tutoring children, snowmobiling, deer hunting and maintaining
her yard and flower garden, Rosemary was full of life and would try
anything once. Her fierce independence and determination kept her
active right up to the end of a long, happy life.
Rosemary is survived by:
four children, Alan Trapp of Holland, Kevin Trapp of Denver, Colorado,
Marilyn (Daniel) Hyatt of Ashley and
Carolyn Moriarty of St. Johns;
many grandchildren and great grandchildren,
Rosemary is the last survivor of a family of seven children. She was
preceded in death by:
her husband, Elmer on September 26, 1990;
her father, Lawrence in August of 1958;
her mother, Ruth in June of 1979;
brothers, Lawrence “Bud” Carter in November of 1992 and
Stanley Carter in April of 2010;
sisters, Georgina Goff in October of 1976,
Edra Elizabeth (Libby) Miller in May of 2008,
Dorothy Riedlinger in March of 2014 and
Donna Matuszewski in August of 2014.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00 until
8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m, Visitation will resume on
Friday at St. Michael Lutheran Church in Belknap Township from
10:00 a.m. through time of service at 11:00 a.m. with
Pastor Keith Schneider officiating.
Interment will follow at St. Michael Lutheran Cemetery,
Memorials may be given in Rosemary’s name to St. Michael Lutheran
Church General Fund, Hospice House of Shiawassee County or
the American Cancer Society.